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, youth, mother son relationship, couple relations, odd, woman, construction worker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
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Everybody Hates Chris
Comedy
USA
22 min.
 7.4
The Goldbergs
Comedy
USA
22 min.
 8.2
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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, sitcom, parents and children, family life, couples, husband wife relationship and father son relationship mostly in Comedy, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like The Middle: Modern Family (2009), Malcolm in the Middle (2000), Everybody Hates Chris (2005), Everybody Loves Raymond (1996), Mike & Molly (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, older man younger woman relationship, gay relationship, sister sister relationship, adoption, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, southern 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, witty, neurotic, realistic, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, sitcom, social satire, eccentric family, teenage life, prodigy, sarcasm, suburban life, youth, anger ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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System:   78%
    User:   88%
 
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, realistic, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, high school, eccentric family, urban, teenage life, coming of age, school, family life, misfit, racism, black family ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   70%
    User:   100%
 
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Everybody Loves Raymond
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, parents and children, suburbs, siblings relations, eccentric family, family life, couples, family relations, dysfunctional family, housewife, thanksgiving ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: new york, usa, long island
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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, realistic, sentimental
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, physical appearance, love and romance, living with parents, goodhearted, self esteem, best friend, police officer, mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, mother in law daughter in law relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
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System:   57%
    User:   71%
 
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, feel good
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   50%
    User:   55%
 
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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, realistic, feel good, sentimental
Audience: teens
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, pennsylvania
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    User:   57%
 
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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, light, feel good, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, sitcom, family life, family problems, struggle, parents and children, promiscuous daughter, working class, husband wife conflict, misfit, adult humor, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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System:   45%
    User:   47%
 
 7.0
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Trophy Wife
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The third time's the charm, they say, and reformed party girl Kate is hoping that's true when she becomes the third wife of a slightly older man, Pete. They fell into each others' arms (literally) at a karaoke bar, and flash forward a ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, satirical, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, mischievous children, fish out of water, youth, family relations, overbearing parent, couple relations, teenage life, disorder, blonde, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   100%
 
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, realistic, sentimental, biblical ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: parenthood, children, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, god, christian, disorder, christianity, family, jesus, religion, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   42%
    User:   46%
 
 7.2
 29K
Suburgatory
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, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: suburban life, teenage life, fish out of water, youth, family relations, social relations, parents and children, everyday life, neighbor neighbor relationship, single parent, high school life, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   36%
 
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, friendship, teenage life, restaurant, asian american, school, youth, society ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, florida
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System:   39%
    User:   46%
 
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, realistic, feel good, 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:   36%
    User:   33%
 
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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, dialogue, friendship, family relations, multiple storylines, youth, siblings relations, lifestyle, family problems, boyfriend girlfriend relationship
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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System:   36%
    User:   30%
 
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, sincere, 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
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System:   36%
    User:   40%
 
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, prison, sexual humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   41%
 
Changing Sides
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ariane and Hugo decide to exchange the lives they lead to escape from their routine, which after ten years of marriage, gives them the feeling of being hamsters in a wheel. She suddenly finds herself at the head of a construction equipment rental ...
Style: humorous, light, funny, feel good, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: switching roles, couple relations, fish out of water, battle of the sexes, disorder, unsupportive spouse, parents and children, relationship vs career, dull life, nothing goes right, family life, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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System:   33%
    User:   30%
 
 6.3
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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
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System:   33%
    User:   33%
 
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Dads
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Dads is an American sitcom which premiered on September 17, 2013 and airs Tuesdays at 8:00/7:00c on Fox. The series was created by Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild, and follows Warner and Eli, two successful video game developers whose lives are ...
Style: humorous, situational comedy, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, friends, life turned upside down, thirtysomething life, family relations, grownups, ambition, workplace situations, disorder, video game, politically correct ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   33%
    User:   34%
 
 7.7
 30K
Drake & Josh
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Drake & Josh is an American television sitcom created by Dan Schneider for Nickelodeon. The series follows the lives of two teenage boys with opposing personalities, Drake Parker and Josh Nichols, who become stepbrothers. Both actors had played ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, situational comedy, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: family, teenage life, family relations, lifestyle, unlikely partners, sitcom, siblings relations, escapades, manipulations, prank, adolescence vs adulthood, step siblings ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   37%
 
 7.1
 964
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: semi serious, humorous, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   37%
 
 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: not serious, humorous, realistic, gloomy, 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:   31%
    User:   32%
 
 8.5
 167K
Community
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Follow the lives of a group of students at what is possibly the world’s worst community college in the fictional locale of Greendale, Colorado.
Style: humorous, witty, stylized, situational comedy, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, college life, student life, friends, joke, sarcasm, social satire, social relations, hardcase students, odd, lifestyle change, uptight character ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado, campus
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System:   30%
    User:   33%
 
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Four egocentric friends who run a neighborhood Irish pub in Philadelphia try to find their way through the adult world of work and relationships. Unfortunately, their warped views and precarious judgments often lead them to trouble, creating a ...
Style: humorous, situational comedy, realistic, witty, bad taste humour ...
Plot: sitcom, bar, buddies, family relations, family problems, nothing goes right, slacker, alcohol, drunkenness, conversation, misfit, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, philadelphia
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System:   30%
    User:   28%
 
 7.0
 6K
Yes, Dear
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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, parents and children, family life, couples, family relations, siblings relations, family, in-laws, irresponsible, housewife, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   28%
 
 6.6
 2K
Back to You
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Back to You is an American situation comedy series, which aired on Fox from September 19, 2007 to May 14, 2008. The creators and executive producers were Christopher Lloyd and Steven Levitan, and the director was James Burrows. The series starred ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Plot: battle of the sexes, journalism, boss and employee, suburbs, friendship, media satire, showbiz, tv show, suburban life, workplace situations, lifestyle, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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System:   29%
    User:   30%
 
 8.1
 64K
Frasier
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: After many years spent at the “Cheers” bar, Frasier moves back home to Seattle to work as a radio psychiatrist after his policeman father gets shot in the hip on duty.
Style: talky, clever, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, verbal byplay, radio, psychiatrist, parents and children, dog, living with parents, radio show, siblings relations, family life, media, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, manchester, manchester england, washington state ...
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System:   29%
    User:   34%
 
The King of Queens
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Three's definitely a crowd for parcel post deliveryman Doug Heffernan (Kevin James), whose newly widowed father-in-law, Arthur (Jerry Stiller), has moved in with him and his wife, Carrie (Leah Remini). Doug's no longer the king of his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, working class, couples, living with parents, suburbs, family relations, buddies, battle of the sexes, friendship, couple relations, marriage, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: new york, usa
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System:   29%
    User:   31%
 

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Pretty the Series
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: These are the trials and tribulations of the Champagne family, and all their collective friends and enemies, on their bumpy road to temporary reality stardom.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: blind ambition, parody, dance school, desire for fame, eccentric family, ambition, family relations, disorder, contests and competitions, parents and children, siblings relations, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   29%
    User:   32%
 
 7.0
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Serial
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A catholic French couple sees their life upside down when their four daughters get married to men of different religion and origins.
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, light, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: sister sister relationship, interracial relations, stereotypes, parents and children, family bonds, family relations, wedding, verbal byplay, family, family in crisis, culture clash, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, africa
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System:   28%
    User:   30%
 
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