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The Royle Family (1998)
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The Royle Family (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
Story: British comedy series focusing on the lives of a working-class family in Manchester who love the TV.
Style: humorous, realistic, talky, semi serious
Plot: working class, sitcom, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, family life, society, couples, slacker, suffering, siblings relations, living with parents, eccentric family, grandparent and grandchild, in-laws, oldtimer, temperamental, family, kitchen, neighbor neighbor relationship, father, grandmother, laziness, neighbor, parent grown child relationship ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: manchester, northern england, england, europe

Most similar movies to The Royle Family

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and not serious films and TV series with plots about sitcom, family relations, couples, british humour, working class, couple relations and parents and children mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like The Royle Family: 2point4 Children (1991), Keeping Up Appearances (1990), Only Fools and Horses.... (1981), Steptoe and Son (1962), Barbara (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
2point4 Children (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: 2point4 children is a 1990s British sitcom that was created and written by Andrew Marshall. It follows the lives of the Porter family; an average family that is persistently faced with surreal situations and sheer bad luck. The show was originally ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: sitcom, eccentric family, siblings relations, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, family life, couples, family, daughter, family home, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england
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95%
Keeping Up Appearances (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Keeping Up Appearances is a British sitcom created and written by Roy Clarke for the BBC. Centred on the life of eccentric, social-climbing snob Hyacinth Bucket, the sitcom follows her obsessive and determined attempts to impress in middle class ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, clever, realistic
Plot: sitcom, snob, social climbing, ambition, couples, against the odds, couple relations, siblings relations, rich and poor, low lives, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Only Fools and Horses.... (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The misadventures of two wheeler dealer brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter of “Trotters Independent Traders PLC” who scrape their living by selling dodgy goods believing that next year they will be millionaires.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, clever
Plot: working class, sitcom, family relations, black market, cons and scams, eccentric family, disorder, veteran, hopes, partners, dishonesty, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Steptoe and Son (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Steptoe and Son is a British sitcom written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson about a father and son played by Wilfred Brambell and Harry H. Corbett who deal in selling used items. They live on Oil Drum Lane, a fictional street in Shepherd's Bush, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: sitcom, working class, family business, son, workplace situations, city life, family life, family problems, dealer, partners, workplace, living with parents ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Barbara (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 27 min.
Story: Barbara is a British sitcom starring Gwen Taylor in the title role. A pilot was broadcast in 1995, and three series were then televised from 1999 to 2003. It was made by Central Television, and filmed at their Lenton Lane studios in Nottingham in ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious, situational comedy
Plot: sitcom, family life, family relations, perversion, eccentric family, suburbs, workplace situations, suburban life, couple relations, society, couples, farce ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: sitcom, family life, parents and children, housewife, couples, siblings relations, irresponsible, husband wife relationship, parenting, family relations, in-laws, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Desmond's (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Desmond's was a British television situation comedy broadcast by Channel 4 from 1989 to 1994. With 71 episodes, Desmond's became Channel 4's longest-running sitcom. The first series was shot in 1988, with the first episode broadcast ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: sitcom, working class, couple relations, immigrants, couples, nagging and grouching, friends, social relations, family relations, family business, beauty salon, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Early Doors (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A sitcom set in a small pub in Manchester, “The Grapes”, where daily life is bound up in the issues of love, loneliness, and blocked urinals. Regular drinkers Joe and Duffy pass the time with landlord Ken and his police officer cronies.
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, bar, pub, everyday life, workplace, workplace situations, owner, friends, gossip and rumors, working class, old friend, slacker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: northern england, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Likely Lads (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Likely Lads is a British sitcom created and written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, and produced by Dick Clement. Twenty episodes were broadcast by the BBC, in three series, between 16 December 1964 and 23 July 1966. However, only eight of ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: sitcom, working class, friendship, workplace, factory worker, society, workplace situations, buddies, friends, pub, army, male friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: northern england, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Roger & Val Have Just Got In (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Roger & Val Have Just Got In is a British sitcom that stars Dawn French and Alfred Molina playing married couple Roger and Val Stevenson. The show premiered on BBC Two on 6 August 2010 and six episodes were broadcast for the first series. The ...
Style: humorous, sincere, talky, realistic, semi serious
Plot: married couple, working class, family relations, verbal byplay, couple relations, couples, realism, real time, sitcom, british humour
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
My Big Fat Greek Life (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: My Big Fat Greek Life is a sitcom series that ran on CBS in 2003. The series is a continuation on the 2002 movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding and was produced by HBO Television and Tom Hanks's Playtone Productions for Sony Pictures Television. In ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: sitcom, greek, eccentric family, society, misfit, disagreement, lifestyle, family relations, working class, immigrants, unlikely couple, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Till Death Us Do Part (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 20 min.
Story: Till Death Us Do Part is a ground-breaking British sitcom that aired on BBC1 from 1965 to 1975. First airing as a Comedy Playhouse pilot, the show aired in seven series until 1975. Six years later, ITV continued the sitcom, calling it Till Death.... ...
Style: not serious, talky, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, working class, racism, conservative, baby, husband, wife, daughter, pub, eccentric family, family relations, nagging and grouching ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Grandma's House (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Grandma's House is a sitcom television series broadcast on BBC Two. Written by Simon Amstell and long term collaborator Dan Swimer, the series stars Simon Amstell playing a version of himself: an ex-television presenter searching for meaning in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, career, unfulfillment, eccentric family, hopes, oldtimer, starting over, grandparent and grandchild, doubts and hesitations, family relations, family, grandmother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The King of Queens (1998)
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, realistic, not serious, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: working class, sitcom, living with parents, friendship, marital problem, workplace, family problems, family relations, friends, love and romance, family life, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Not Going Out (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Lee is a childish northerner who lives in a fancy penthouse apartment in London who goes through a variety of jobs such as a janitor and ice cream man as well as attempting relationships with female flatmates. His best mate, Daily Mail reading, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, touching
Plot: sitcom, slacker, lifestyle, friendship, fall in love, couples, job seeking, disorder, love triangle, roommate, working class, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Dinnerladies (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Dinnerladies is a BBC sitcom written by and starring Victoria Wood that chronicles the antics of a group of workers in a canteen in the north of England. Bren tries to maintain a semblance of order in amongst the chaos, while dealing with the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, workplace, mother, handyman, staff, love and romance, factory worker, factory, workplace romance, workplace situations, up and down relationship, manager ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: northern england, england, europe, manchester, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: feel good, witty, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: sitcom, family, overbearing parent, family values, parents and children, eccentric family, everyday life, youth, nothing goes right, siblings relations, teenage life, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? is a British sitcom which was broadcast between 9 January 1973 and 9 April 1974 on BBC1. It was the colour sequel to the mid-1960s hit The Likely Lads. It was created and written, as was its predecessor, by Dick ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: sitcom, friends, working class, marriage, grownups, workplace, homecoming, buddies, society, factory worker, friendship, middle class ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: northern england, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Upper Middle Bogan (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Story: Follow the stories of two families living at opposite ends of the freeway. Bess Denyar is a doctor with a posh mother, Margaret, an architect husband, Danny Bright, and twin 13-year-olds at a private school, Oscar and Edwina. When Bess finds out ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: eccentric family, social differences, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, family life, disorder, couples, architect, siblings relations, family
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Raised by Wolves (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Set on a Wolverhampton council estate, Raised By Wolves is modern day reimagining of the childhood of Caitlin Moran and her brothers and sisters. Single-mum Della lives in a three bedroom council house with Germaine, Aretha, Yoko, Mariah, Wyatt and ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, family relations, youth, single parent, sitcom, estate, family life, eccentric family, teenage life, siblings relations, single mother, family
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Rodney (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, couple relations, social relations, family relations, against the odds, family life, couples, relationship vs career, family, stand-up comedian, everyday life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, oklahoma
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56%
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Citizen Khan (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Family-based sitcom set in the capital of British Pakistan - Sparkhill, Birmingham. Citizen Khan follows the trials and tribulations of loud-mouthed, tight-fisted, self-appointed community leader Mr Khan and his long suffering family, wife Mrs Khan ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, muslim, family relations, social relations, parents and children, immigrants, society, ethnic, family life, family, asian, family man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic
Plot: overbearing parent, sitcom, parents and children, family life, family values, family tradition, marital problem, eccentric family, couple relations, siblings relations, in-laws, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Cuckoo (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Cuckoo is every parent's worst nightmare - a slacker full of outlandish, New Age ideas. Ken is the over-protective father of a girl who's impulsively married an American hippie on her gap year.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, realistic
Plot: sitcom, hippie, culture clash, family disapproval, slacker, couple relations, parents and children, misfit, newlyweds, family relations, disorder, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Mrs. Brown's Boys (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Get ready to experience everyone’s favourite mother hen at her most outrageous in her very first Live Tour DVD. Prepare for a riot of bad behaviour as you see Mrs Brown Live and unleashed for the first time in a show jam packed with all the ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: sitcom, matriarch, irish, eccentric family, everyday life, elderly, plan gone awry, couple relations, parents and children, disorder, grandparent and grandchild, protective parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Still Open All Hours (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Still Open All Hours is a sitcom set in a grocer's shop. It is a sequel to the series Open All Hours, written by original series writer Roy Clarke and featuring several of the permanent cast members of the original series
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: store, sitcom, family relations, workplace, workplace situations, parents and children, grocery store, workplace humor, british humour
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Phoenix Nights (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights is a British sitcom about The Phoenix Club, a working men's club in the northern English town of Farnworth, Greater Manchester. The show was written by Neil Fitzmaurice, Peter Kay and Dave Spikey, produced by ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: sitcom, working class, bar, owner, boss and employee, workplace situations, blind ambition, staff, workplace, ambition, partners, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: northern england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, newlyweds, family life, ex athlete, blended family, black family, couples, youth, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: social differences, couple relations, parents and children, eccentric family, culture clash, couples, disorder, family life, family relations, sitcom, marriage, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: not serious, humorous, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: sitcom, family life, pregnancy, eccentric family, parents and children, love and romance, teenage love, couple relations, life turned upside down, society, meet the parents, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%