Movies and TV shows like The Parents

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The Parents (2008)
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The Parents (2008)
Original name: Les Parent
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Life of a family of five: father, mother and their three boys.
Style: humorous, sitcom, feel good, entertaining, light, captivating, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Plot: youth, family life, family relations, parents and children, teenage love, teenage life, coming of age, couple relations, family, friendship, rivalry, couples, siblings relations, supportive parent, sibling relationship, teenager, boy, father son relationship, teenage boy, brother, friend, brother brother relationship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, sitcom and light films and TV series with plots about family relations, parents and children, family life, couples, couple relations, family and youth mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like The Parents: Raising Dad (2001), 18 to Life (2010), Yes, Dear (2000), Rodney (2004), How to Be Indie (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Raising Dad (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, parents and children, teenage life, siblings relations, family life, youth, living with parents, family relations, social relations, high school life, coming of age, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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18 to Life (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: 18 to Life is a Canadian television sitcom that debuted on January 4, 2010, on CBC Television. The series is shown in Quebec on Vrak.TV with the title Majeurs et mariés.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, funny, captivating ...
Plot: newlyweds, family relations, newlywed, neighbor, couples, youth, couple relations, parents and children, living with parents, family disapproval, love and romance, young lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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93%
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Yes, Dear (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, realistic, humorous, not serious, entertaining ...
Plot: family life, housewife, couples, parents and children, parenting, irresponsible, family relations, siblings relations, couple relations, family, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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89%
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Rodney (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In the middle of real, everyday America, Rodney Hamilton's life revolves around two things: His family and his thankless job at a fiberglass plant..
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, relationship vs career, against the odds, family life, parents and children, father, family man, everyday life, friendship, love, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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How to Be Indie (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: How to Be Indie was a Canadian television show on YTV. The main character is a 13-year-old Indian Canadian teenager named Indira "Indie" Mehta. The program is a single-camera series intended for a youth audience. The series was created by ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: teenage life, youth, family relations, school, social relations, lifestyle, family life, parents and children, eccentric family, friendship, rivalry, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Brothers (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mike Trainor seemingly has it all—he's a good-looking, wealthy and recently retired NFL player living the high-life in New York City, but he's about to get sidelined. When his mom learns that Mike's business manager took off with ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, sitcom ...
Plot: family relations, family life, rivalry, family, disability, parents and children, sibling relationship, hometown, american football, brother brother relationship, friendship, getting home ...
Time: 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Married to the Kellys (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: New York writer Tom grew up an only child and is a loner by nature. He's a man who takes pride in refusing to learn the names of his neighbors. But his life is destined for change when he marries Susan, a gregarious social butterfly from the ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: eccentric family, family life, couple relations, family relations, couples, fish out of water, suburbs, parents and children, moving, friendship, misfit, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Your Family or Mine (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: humorous, sitcom, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, family life, eccentric family, couple relations, parents and children, disorder, culture clash, social differences, everyday life, friendship, couples, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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A Sudden Text (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Maude, Jennifer, Melanie, Vincent, and Sami navigate adolescence and the ups and downs of high school in a changing digital world amid the emergence of social media. The group gathers their talents and passions around the common project of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, parents and children, youth, family relations, best friends, family life, teenage life, high school, coming of age, party, arranged marriage, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Life of Riley (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Life of Riley is a British comedy television series, shown on BBC One and BBC HD. The show stars Caroline Quentin and Neil Dudgeon, who are recently married, and is set around their dysfunctional family. The show also features the couple's four ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, family life, family problems, parents and children, couple relations, couples, husband wife relationship, marriage, children, baby, newlyweds ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Bill Engvall Show (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Bill Engvall Show is a sitcom which ran on TBS from July 17, 2007 to September 5, 2009. The series starred comedian Bill Engvall and was written and created by Engvall and Michael Leeson. The series was canceled on September 25, 2009. On June ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, family life, friends, parents and children, couples, suburbs, therapist, father son relationship, marriage, society, friendship, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Welcome to the Family (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, humorous, not serious, light, captivating ...
Plot: family life, eccentric family, pregnancy, parents and children, teenage love, love and romance, couple relations, life turned upside down, society, interracial relations, youth, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Less Than Kind (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Less Than Kind is a Canadian television comedy-drama series that stars Jesse Camacho as Sheldon Blecher, a teenager growing up in a loving but dysfunctional Jewish family in Winnipeg. The show's cast also includes Maury Chaykin and Wendel ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, family life, coming of age, parents and children, family business, teenage life, jewish family, disorder, self destructing, misfit, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Notes from the Underbelly (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Notes from the Underbelly is an American sitcom that debuted on ABC as a midseason replacement. The series is based upon the novel of the same name by Risa Green, and is produced by Eric and Kim Tannenbaum for Warner Bros. Television. The title is a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, couple relations, family life, friends, family relations, couples, youth, parents and children, babies and infants, pregnant woman, expectant father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Are We There Yet? (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, realistic, not serious
Plot: blended family, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, ex athlete, newlyweds, family life, black family, youth, couples, family
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Jim Gaffigan Show (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy about a husband and wife trying to raise their five kids in a New York two-bedroom apartment.
Style: not serious, humorous, sitcom, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: silly humor, parents and children, family relations, family life, couple relations, couples, family, wife, stand up comedian, comedian
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Soda (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
TV show
Story: Soda is a French television series produced by CALT. The series follows Adam, an 18-year-old high school student as he struggles with amusing yet realistic everyday issues. His group of friends are always there to help him through it all.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating, talky
Audience: teens
Plot: family life, family relations, teenage life, buddies, adolescence vs adulthood, couples, youth, battle of the sexes, friends, parents and children, high school life, siblings relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.3
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Starlings (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Starlings is a British comedy-drama written by Steve Edge and Matt King who also play the roles of Fergie and Uncle Loz. It is one of the few new television comedy series that has been commissioned and aired on Sky1.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: family life, family relations, couples, family problems, parents and children, dysfunctional family, couple relations, grandfather, elderly man, family
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Retired at 35 (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Retired at 35 is an American sitcom on TV Land starring George Segal, Jessica Walter, Johnathan McClain, Josh McDermitt, Marissa Jaret Winokur and Ryan Michelle Bathe. It is the network's second original scripted series after Hot in Cleveland. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: family life, parents and children, living with parents, family relations, elderly, lifestyle, friendship, golden years
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Sensitive Skin (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Davina and her husband Al try to revamp their lives as they struggle with the uncertainties of middle age.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom, witty
Plot: midlife crisis, family relations, self discovery, couple relations, couples, parents and children, dark humor, strong female presence, siblings relations, unfulfillment, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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71%
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All of Us (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: All of Us is an American sitcom that premiered on the now-defunct UPN network in the United States on September 16, 2003, where it aired for its first three seasons. On October 1, 2006, the show moved to The CW, a new network formed by the merger of ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: family relations, divorce, reporter, family life, parents and children, couple relations, buddies, friends, couples, family
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Life with Bonnie (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The host of the local morning talk show Morning Chicago creatively balances family commitment—to her husband John, a hard-working family practice doctor, and their three young children— and career obligations.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, funny, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, ambition, relationship vs career, tv show, family life, parents and children, family, eccentric family, lifestyle, large family, humour, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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69%
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Odd Mom Out (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, semi serious, sitcom, feel good, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: parents and children, family life, fish out of water, siblings relations, couples, best friends, misfit, family relations, disorder, strong female presence, couple relations, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Hebburn (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Hebburn is a warm and affectionate tale of north east family life. It tells the tale of the Pearson family and their impetuous and ambitious son, Jack, who has left Tyneside for the bright lights and glamour of Manchester. He has secretly married a ...
Style: sentimental, sitcom, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, couple relations, meet the parents, couples, parents and children, love and romance, lifestyle, secret marriage, husband wife relationship, middle class, friendship, parents son relationship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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69%
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Trophy Wife (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: parents and children, youth, fish out of water, overbearing parent, family relations, mischievous children, couple relations, disorder, family, blonde, blended family, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Big Family (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, absurd
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, family life, parents and children, siblings relations, couple relations, silly humor, couples, dysfunctional family, brazilian
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Sons of Tucson (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sons of Tucson is a family comedy about three brothers who hire a charming, wayward schemer to stand in as their father when their real one goes to prison. What begins as a business relationship evolves into something more complex and compelling: a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cons and scams, youth, family relations, disorder, family, friendship, brother brother relationship, boss, mischievous children, family life, dishonesty, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Better With You (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Better with You is an American romantic sitcom TV show starring Joanna Garcia Swisher and Jennifer Finnigan. The series aired on Wednesdays at 8:30 pm Eastern/7:30 pm Central on ABC and ran from September 22, 2010 to May 11, 2011. The series was ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, sitcom, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, love affair, family relations, family life, couple relations, couples, pregnancy, parents and children, lifestyle, siblings relations, love and romance, sister
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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68%
Growing Up Fisher (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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 values, family life, disability, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, self discovery, supportive parent, family relations, silly humor, divorce, blind character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Your Family or Mine (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Israel
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Shani and her husband Shai visit her Sephardic family, then his Ashkenazi brood, for regular weekend meals that reveal both clans' quirks and foibles.
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: culture clash, couples, parents and children, family tradition, family life, social differences, disorder, eccentric family, couple relations, family relations, silly humor, nagging and grouching ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel
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66%