Movies and TV shows like The Middle

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The Middle
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: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: parents and children, family relations, parenthood, adolescence, family life, siblings relations, family, family values, everyday life, childhood, teenage girl, teenage boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, talking to self, brother sister relationship, brother brother relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, mother son relationship, youth, couple relations, odd, woman, construction worker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
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The Goldbergs
Comedy
USA
22 min.
 8.2
Everybody Hates Chris
Comedy
USA
22 min.
 7.4
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and witty films and TV series with plots about family relations, parents and children, youth, family life, father son relationship, husband wife relationship and sitcom mostly in Comedy, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like The Middle: Modern Family (2009), Malcolm in the Middle (2000), Everybody Hates Chris (2005), The Goldbergs (2013), Grounded for Life (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 289K
Modern Family
Genre: Comedy, 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, cynical, not serious, realistic
Plot: family life, couple relations, parents and children, generation gap, responsibility, everyday life, step parent, gay relationship, older man younger woman relationship, brother sister relationship, grandfather, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, southern california, california
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Malcolm in the Middle
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A gifted young teen tries to survive life with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family.
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, clever, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, suburbs, siblings relations, eccentric family, suburban life, teenage life, family life, coming of age, dysfunctional family, teenager, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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System:   64%
    User:   100%
 
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Everybody Hates Chris
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: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, high school, eccentric family, teenage life, urban, coming of age, school, family life, misfit, black family, racism ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   57%
    User:   100%
 
 8.2
 23K
The Goldbergs
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: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, eccentric family, family life, youth, family relations, coming of age, siblings relations, teenage life, retro, family, jewish ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, pennsylvania
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System:   55%
    User:   80%
 
Grounded for Life
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: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, feel good
Plot: sitcom, family, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, suburbs, eccentric family, suburban life, nothing goes right, family life, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
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Mike & Molly
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A comedy about a working class Chicago couple who find love at an Overeaters Anonymous meeting.
Style: not serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, physical appearance, love and romance, living with parents, goodhearted, self esteem, female teacher, mother in law daughter in law relationship, best friend, police officer, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
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System:   42%
    User:   71%
 
Married with Children
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: humorous, feel good, light, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, family life, dysfunctional family, promiscuous daughter, husband wife conflict, misfit, adult humor, parents and children, suburbs, cult, eccentric family, working class ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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System:   38%
    User:   36%
 
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 8.2
 269K
Family Guy
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Sick, twisted, politically incorrect and Freakin' Sweet animated series featuring the adventures of the dysfunctional Griffin family. Bumbling Peter and long-suffering Lois have three kids. Stewie (a brilliant but sadistic baby bent on killing ...
Style: humorous, cynical, dark humor, witty, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: eccentric family, parents and children, family life, anthropomorphism, dog, family relations, social satire, couple relations, youth, absurdism, small town, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: rhode island, usa
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System:   33%
    User:   27%
 
Cheaper by the Dozen
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Baker brood moves to Chicago after patriarch Tom gets a job coaching football at Northwestern University, forcing his writer wife, Mary, and the couple's 12 children to make a major adjustment. The transition works well until work demands ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, children, parents and children, chaos and mayhem, prank, siblings relations, nothing goes right, husband wife relationship, parenthood, suburbs, eccentric family, kids and family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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System:   32%
    User:   29%
 
Fresh Off the Boat
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A '90s-set single-camera comedy about a hip-hop-loving Asian kid growing up in suburban Orlando, being raised by an immigrant father obsessed with all things American and an immigrant mother often bewildered by white culture.
Style: mumblecore, humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: family relations, immigrants, family life, parents and children, suburbs, teenage life, friendship, restaurant, asian american, youth, school, society ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   32%
 
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is an American television sitcom that originally aired on NBC from September 10, 1990, to May 20, 1996. The show stars Will Smith as a fictionalized version of himself, a street-smart teenager from West Philadelphia who ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, verbal byplay, siblings relations, social differences, estate, culture clash, family life, teenage life, fish out of water, misfit, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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System:   31%
    User:   36%
 
Arrested Development
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The story of a wealthy family that lost everything, and the one son who had no choice but to keep them all together.
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, siblings relations, suburbs, eccentric family, family business, workplace, family problems, family relations, disorder, sexual humor, prison ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   29%
    User:   26%
 
 8.1
 51K
Bob's Burgers
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Bob's Burgers follows a third-generation restaurateur, Bob, as he runs Bob's Burgers with the help of his wife and their three kids. Bob and his quirky family have big ideas about burgers, but fall short on service and sophistication. ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, gross out humor, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: restaurant, parents and children, siblings relations, family business, eccentric family, workplace, sitcom, cooking and food, romance, menu, sibling relationship, chef ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   100%
 
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 6.3
 254K
Neighbors
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A couple with a newborn baby face unexpected difficulties after they are forced to live next to a fraternity house.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: neighbor neighbor relationship, uninhibited rivalry, farce, fraternity, college, party, revenge, youth, prank, stupidity, family, drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1971, year 1985
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   23%
 
The Michael J. Fox Show
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: After being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, Mike Henry had to give up his career as a news anchor for New York's WNBC and focus on his health and his family. Four years later, Mike decides to get back to work and struggles between ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Plot: sitcom, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, tv show, workplace situations, disability, family life, media, couples, workplace, anchor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   22%
 
Everybody Loves Raymond
Genre: Comedy, Family
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: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, suburbs, eccentric family, family life, couples, family relations, dysfunctional family, housewife, thanksgiving ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa, long island
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System:   27%
    User:   100%
 
 7.1
 315K
Easy A
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Olive, an average high school student, sees her below-the-radar existence turn around overnight once she decides to use the school's gossip grapevine to advance her social standing. Now her classmates are turning against her and the school ...
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, teen drama, teen comedy
Plot: high school, notoriety, virginity, coming of age, adolescence, lie, teenage love, gossip and rumors, teenager, sexuality, friendship, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s
Place: california, usa, florida
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System:   26%
    User:   30%
 
Life in Pieces
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Comedy about one big happy family and their sometimes awkward, often hilarious and ultimately beautiful milestone moments as told by its various members. Of the three siblings, middle child Matt may have just found his true love, his co-worker, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, funny, uplifting
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, multiple storylines, dialogue, friendship, siblings relations, lifestyle, youth, family problems, boyfriend girlfriend relationship
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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System:   26%
    User:   22%
 
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My Wife and Kids
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: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, suburbs, suburban life, working class, family life, black family, sitcom, society, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
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System:   26%
    User:   29%
 
The War at Home
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: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, parents and children, family life, teenage life, family relations, coming of age, couple relations, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, long island, new york
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System:   24%
    User:   28%
 
 7.4
 100K
American Dad!
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The series focuses on an eccentric motley crew that is the Smith family and their three housemates: Father, husband, and breadwinner Stan Smith; his better half housewife, Francine Smith; their college-aged daughter, Hayley Smith; and their ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, entertaining, not serious, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, small town, benign alien, parents and children, cia, youth, alien, american flag, eccentric family, family life, couple relations, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, virginia, langley virginia
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System:   24%
    User:   27%
 
 7.0
 342K
American Pie
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At a high-school party, four friends find that losing their collective virginity isn't as easy as they had thought. But they still believe that they need to do so before college. To motivate themselves, they enter a pact to all ...
Style: humorous, funny, sexual, gross out humor, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night
Plot: virginity, coming of age, teenager, looking for sex, adolescence, teen sex comedy, high school, teenage sexuality, male nudity, friendship, graduation, sexuality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: michigan, usa
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System:   24%
    User:   21%
 
 6.9
 32K
The Nanny
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Fran, fresh out of her job as a bridal consultant in her boyfriend’s shop, first appears on the doorstep of Broadway producer Maxwell Sheffield peddling cosmetics, and quickly stumbled upon the opportunity to become The Nanny for his three ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, witty
Audience: date night
Plot: sitcom, nanny, couple relations, fish out of water, children, female protagonist, love and romance, family relations, fall in love, society, workplace, eligible bachelor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   23%
    User:   25%
 
 6.5
 101K
Blended
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After a bad blind date, a man and woman find themselves stuck together at a resort for families, where their attractions grows as their respective kids benefit from the burgeoning relationship.
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: family, single parent, children, opposites attract, resort, mischievous children, parents and children, fall in love, romance, single father, parenthood, divorce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, africa, usa, south africa
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System:   23%
    User:   22%
 
 8.0
 9K
Lucky Louie
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Lucky Louie is an American television sitcom created by Louis C.K., which aired on HBO for one season in 2006. In addition to being the creator, writer and executive producer of the series, C.K. starred as the eponymous Louie, a part-time mechanic. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, gloomy, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, family life, working class, couples, family relations, nothing goes right, parents and children, down on your luck, society, family problems, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
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System:   23%
    User:   23%
 
 7.1
 958
Quintuplets
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, twins, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, teenage life, family life, youth, family relations, high school life, cheerleader ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
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System:   23%
    User:   21%
 
 7.0
 72K
Uncle Buck
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As an idle, good-natured bachelor, Uncle Buck is the last person you would think of to watch the kids. However, during a family crisis, he is suddenly left in charge of his nephew and nieces. Unaccustomed to suburban life, fun-loving Uncle Buck soon ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: mischievous children, teenager, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, chase, when the parents are away, eccentric family, fish out of water, foul language, family, mentor, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, chicago illinois
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System:   22%
    User:   19%
 
Moms' Night Out
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Yearning for an evening without their kids, some friends plan a night out. But to do this, their husbands need to watch the kids. What can go wrong?
Style: humorous, not serious, sentimental, realistic, biblical ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: parenthood, children, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, god, christian, disorder, christianity, family, jesus, religion, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   22%
    User:   24%
 

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Napoleon Dynamite
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life back home.
Style: humorous, offbeat, not serious, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, small town, friendship, geek, teenager, adolescence, underdog, school dance, bullying, buddies, nerds, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   22%
    User:   20%
 
 8.7
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The Simpsons
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Set in Springfield, the average American town, the show focuses on the antics and everyday adventures of the Simpson family; Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie, as well as a virtual cast of thousands. Since the beginning, the series has been a pop ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, biting, clever ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: goofy hero, housewife, neighbor, small town, mischievous children, teacher, suburbs, cult, couple relations, dysfunctional family, beer, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   22%
    User:   21%
 
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