Movies and TV shows like The Middle

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The Middle (2009)
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The Middle (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The daily mishaps of a married woman and her semi-dysfunctional family and their attempts to survive life in general in the city of Orson, Indiana.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, sitcom
Plot: siblings relations, everyday life, parents and children, family values, family life, family relations, marriage, parenthood, adolescence, couple relations, teenage boy, eccentric family, childhood, family, youth, teenage girl, small town, odd, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother brother relationship, talking to self ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa

Most similar movies to The Middle

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, sitcom, realistic and not serious films and TV series with plots about family relations, parents and children, family life, family, siblings relations, eccentric family and couples mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like The Middle: Modern Family (2009), The Goldbergs (2013), Malcolm in the Middle (2000), Friday Night Dinner (2011), Good Luck Charlie (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.4
 325K
Modern Family (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan is a wonderfully large and blended family. They give us an honest and often hilarious look into the sometimes warm, sometimes twisted, embrace of the modern family.
Style: humorous, sitcom, realistic, cynical, not serious
Plot: family life, parents and children, sister sister relationship, everyday life, generation gap, marriage, couple relations, adoption, parenthood, step parent, blended family, traditional versus modern ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, southern california, california
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83%
 8.1
 29K
The Goldbergs (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Before there were parenting blogs, trophies for showing up, and peanut allergies, there was a simpler time called the '80s. For geeky 11-year old Adam these were his wonder years and he faced them armed with a video camera to capture all the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: retro, family life, childhood, parents and children, overbearing parent, teenage life, family values, three generations, brother sister relationship, jewish, crush, health situation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Malcolm in the Middle (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A gifted young teen tries to survive life with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family.
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, realistic, neurotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: siblings relations, anger, family relations, parents and children, prodigy, eccentric family, teenage life, youth, uptight character, suburban life, social satire, sarcasm ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Friday Night Dinner (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Two siblings share their Friday night dinners at their parents home and, somehow, something always goes wrong.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, nostalgic
Plot: family dinner, eccentric family, parents and children, comedy of errors, social awkwardness, marriage, disorder, middle aged, couple relations, family relations, family gatherings, grandparent and grandchild ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Good Luck Charlie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Good Luck Charlie is an American television sitcom, which premiered on April 4, 2010, on Disney Channel. The series was created by Phil Baker and Drew Vaupen, who wanted to create a program that would appeal to entire families, as opposed to only ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: large family, nurse, family relations, parents and children, youth, adolescence, parenthood, family values, siblings relations, family, diary, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Everybody Hates Chris (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Everybody Hates Chris is an American television narrative sitcom that depicts the troubled teenage experiences of comedian Chris Rock while growing up in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City. The show is set between 1982 and 1987, but Rock ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, witty, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bully, misfit, teenage life, high school, working class, family values, family life, youth, eccentric family, social relations, parents and children, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Married with Children (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Married... with Children is an American sitcom that aired for 11 seasons. It featured a dysfunctional family living in a fictional Chicago, Illinois, suburb. The show, notable for being the first prime-time television series to air on Fox, ran from ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, family life, family problems, struggle, parents and children, misfit, working class, promiscuous daughter, marriage, dog, stupidity, neighbor ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
American Housewife (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A family comedy narrated by Katie, a strong-willed mother, raising her flawed family in a wealthy town filled with perfect wives and their perfect offspring.
Style: funny, humorous, feel good, sitcom, entertaining ...
Plot: family, optimism, woman, housewife, marriage, society, province, satire, mother daughter relationship, mother son relationship
Place: connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.2
 30K
Suburgatory (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Single father George Altman is doing his best to raise his sixteen-year-old daughter Tessa in the big city. When he discovers a box of condoms in her bedroom, though, he decides the time has come to move her to a more wholesome and nurturing ...
Style: not serious, realistic, sitcom, light, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: suburban life, teenage life, everyday life, fish out of water, social relations, parents and children, family relations, youth, misfit, high school life, single parent, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
According to Jim (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: According to Jim is an American sitcom television series starring Jim Belushi in the title role as a suburban father of three children. It originally ran on ABC from October 1, 2001 to June 2, 2009.
Style: sitcom, feel good, realistic, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, couple relations, parents and children, buddies, family values, family life, lifestyle, housewife, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Bernie Mac Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Bernie Mac Show is an American sitcom that aired on Fox for five seasons from November 14, 2001 to April 14, 2006. The series featured comic actor Bernie Mac and his wife Wanda raising his sister's three kids: Jordan, Bryana, and Vanessa.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sitcom ...
Audience: teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, eccentric family, parents and children, family relations, family life, parenthood, husband wife relationship, uncle nephew relationship, marriage, black family, family, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 18K
Black-ish (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A family man struggles to gain a sense of cultural identity while raising his kids in a predominantly white, upper-middle-class neighborhood.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, feel good, funny ...
Plot: parents and children, social differences, society, racial issues, african american, teenage boy, married couple, black family, father son relationship, disorder, misfit, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 8.3
 30K
Schitt's Creek (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Formerly filthy rich video store magnate Johnny Rose, his soap star wife Moira, and their two kids, über-hipster son David and socialite daughter Alexis, suddenly find themselves broke and forced to live in Schitt's Creek, a small depressing ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, ironic, situational comedy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, family outing
Plot: small town, eccentric family, parents and children, life turned upside down, family relations, couple relations, class differences, brother sister relationship, motel, bankruptcy, silly humor, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Are We There Yet? (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Are We There Yet? opens where the popular film of the same name left off, with Nick and Suzanne newly married. After six months, their family is beginning to show growing pains, from the complexities of life as newlyweds to weathering the storm of ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic
Plot: couple relations, family relations, parents and children, family life, ex athlete, newlyweds, blended family, black family, family, youth, couples, based on movie
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Growing Up Fisher (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: It's not every family that's brought closer together by divorce, but then again, the Fishers are anything but typical.
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: family life, family values, disability, eccentric family, self discovery, parents and children, siblings relations, silly humor, supportive parent, family relations, divorce, blind character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Everybody Loves Raymond (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Everybody Loves Raymond is an American television sitcom starring Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, Brad Garrett, Doris Roberts, and Peter Boyle. It originally ran on CBS from September 13, 1996, to May 16, 2005. Many of the situations from the show are ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Plot: overbearing parent, parents and children, family life, family values, family tradition, marital problem, in-laws, couple relations, siblings relations, eccentric family, brother brother relationship, housewife ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
 6.9
 1K
Odd Mom Out (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Acclaimed author Jill Kargman plays a version of herself as she navigates the treacherous and elite ecosystem of New York's Upper East Side, and the uber-wealthy mommy clique inhabiting this fantastically outrageous domain.
Style: humorous, sitcom, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: parents and children, family life, couples, best friends, siblings relations, family relations, misfit, fish out of water, disorder, strong female presence, city life, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.6
 844
Big Family (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A Grande Família is a Brazilian television comedy, and is one of the most watched primetime shows. The show airs on the Globo Network, and tells the story of a typical lower middle-class family living in a suburb neighborhood of Rio de ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, realistic
Plot: family life, eccentric family, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, silly humor, couples
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 6.9
 6K
Yes, Dear (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A comedy about two young couples and their outrageously contrasting views on parenting. Greg and Kim Warner struggle on a daily basis to become perfect at the job. Kim is a neurotic, stay-at-home mother, and although her husband, Greg, is a success ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: family life, housewife, parents and children, couples, siblings relations, irresponsible, husband wife relationship, parenting, couple relations, family relations, in-laws, family
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Out of Practice (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Out of Practice is an American situation comedy that was produced by Paramount Network Television and originally broadcast on sister company CBS from September 19, 2005 to March 29, 2006. With producers Joe Keenan and Christopher Lloyd at the helm, ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic, light ...
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, parents and children, family, siblings relations, power relations, couple relations, therapy, doctors and patients, doctor, family disapproval, spouse leaving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The War at Home (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The War at Home is an American sitcom created by Rob Lotterstein that ran from September 11, 2005 to April 22, 2007 on Fox. It follows the antics of a largely dysfunctional Long Island family. The show lasted for two full seasons but was not renewed ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, teenage life, eccentric family, parents and children, family values, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, rebellious daughter, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, long island, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 1K
Quintuplets (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Quintuplets is a quirky ensemble comedy about the trials and tribulations of two parents raising 15-year-old quintuplets in a three-bedroom home.
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, cheerleader, family values, family life, eccentric family, teenage life, lifestyle, parents and children, youth, housewife, favoritism among siblings, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Grounded for Life (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Right out of high school, Sean Finnerty got his girlfriend Claudia pregnant. Now she’s his wife, and at just 32, he’s somehow found himself with 14-year-old daughter Lily, two little boys, and a constant struggle between his need to be ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: family, overbearing parent, family values, everyday life, eccentric family, parents and children, siblings relations, nothing goes right, society, christianity, teenage life, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
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 6.5
 9K
Up All Night (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: An irreverent look at parenthood through the point of view of an acerbic working mother, along with her stay-at-home husband and opinionated parents.
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: parents and children, couples, couple relations, relationship vs career, child birth, friends, family relations, coping, husband wife relationship, parenthood, babies and infants, self involved ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Your Family or Mine (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Based on an enormously popular Israeli comedy, Your Family or Mine comes from the producers of Friends, Will & Grace, How I Met Your Mother and Happy Endings. The new series revolves around Oliver and Kelli, who are living proof of the ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sitcom, not serious
Plot: family relations, couple relations, culture clash, disorder, eccentric family, parents and children, family life, social differences, couples, marriage, family, in-laws
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Welcome to the Family (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Welcome to the Family is an American television series that aired on NBC from October 3, to October 17, 2013 on Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. Eastern/7:30 p.m. Central, after Parks and Recreation. On May 10, 2013, the network placed a series order for the ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, captivating, light ...
Plot: family life, pregnancy, eccentric family, parents and children, teenage love, love and romance, couple relations, society, life turned upside down, young lovers, youth, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Meet the Browns (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns is an American sitcom created and produced by playwright, director, and producer Tyler Perry. The show revolves around a senior family living under one roof in Decatur, Georgia led by patriarch Mr. Brown and his ...
Style: sitcom, sentimental, not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: family gatherings, parents and children, family relations, family life, aging, social relations, siblings relations, elderly, eccentric family, couples, golden years, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.6
 265
Raising Dad (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Raising Dad is an American television series that aired on the WB from September 2001 until May 2002. The series starred Bob Saget, Kat Dennings, Brie Larson, Riley Smith, Beau Wirick, and Jerry Adler, and was produced by Albion Productions in ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, parents and children, teenage life, family life, youth, siblings relations, living with parents, social relations, family relations, high school life, single parent, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
My Wife and Kids (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: My Wife and Kids is an American television family sitcom that ran on ABC from March 28, 2001 until May 17, 2005. Produced by Touchstone Television, it starred Damon Wayans and Tisha Campbell-Martin, and centers on the character of Michael Kyle, a ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, sitcom, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: black family, parents and children, couple relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, family life, family gatherings, family relations, siblings relations, eccentric family, working class, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
How to Live with Your Parents (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Polly is a single mom who has recently divorced. The transition hasn't been easy for her, especially in this economy. So, like a lot of young people living in this new reality, she and her daughter, Natalie, have moved back home with her ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: single mother, parents and children, family life, starting over, eccentric family, hopes, family relations, single parent, family, living with parents, strong female presence, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%