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The Royle Family (1998)
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The Royle Family (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: British comedy series focusing on the lives of a working-class family in Manchester who love the TV.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, talky, semi serious
Plot: working class, family relations, parents and children, family life, couples, slacker, society, suffering, siblings relations, eccentric family, temperamental, oldtimer, couple relations, grandparent and grandchild, in-laws, living with parents, family, father, neighbor, laziness, husband wife relationship, grandmother, gossip, parent grown child relationship, family home ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: manchester, northern england, england, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, sitcom and semi serious films and TV series with plots about family relations, parents and children, family life, couples, couple relations, family and eccentric family mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like The Royle Family: Keeping Up Appearances (1990), Open All Hours (1976), 2point4 Children (1991), Early Doors (2003), Barbara (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Keeping Up Appearances (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, not serious, clever, humorous ...
Plot: snob, family relations, upscale, low lives, couples, power relations, social climbing, couple relations, social differences, rich and poor, eccentric family, working class ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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Open All Hours (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Open All Hours is a BBC sitcom written by Roy Clarke and starring Ronnie Barker as a miserly shop keeper and David Jason as his put-upon nephew who works as his errand boy. It ran for 26 episodes in four series, which premiered in 1976, 1981, 1982 ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: storekeeper, miser, nephew, uncle, nurse, customer, store, generation gap, workplace situations, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: yorkshire, northern england, europe, england
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2point4 Children (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: family relations, couple relations, eccentric family, family life, couples, parents and children, siblings relations, family, family man, husband wife relationship, parenthood, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england
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Early Doors (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous, talky
Plot: everyday life, old friend, buddies, workplace, society, working class, workplace situations, owner, friends, gossip and rumors, slacker, pub ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: northern england, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Barbara (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: family relations, couples, perversion, society, workplace situations, eccentric family, suburbs, family life, couple relations, suburban life, family, doctor ...
Time: 90s
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england
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Roger & Val Have Just Got In (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
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, semi serious, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: married couple, couple relations, working class, family relations, everyday life, rivalry, realism, couples, bittersweet, verbal byplay, british humour, indoor
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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59%
Grandma's House (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, light, feel good ...
Plot: career, starting over, family relations, oldtimer, doubts and hesitations, unfulfillment, grandmother, family, hopes, grandparent and grandchild, eccentric family, large family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
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56%
Steptoe and Son (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, clever, touching, humorous, witty ...
Plot: working class, family business, father, son, living with parents, dealer, family relations, family problems, workplace, society, odd couple, partners ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, england, united kingdom, london
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53%
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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
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Desmond's (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: working class, barbershop, society, social relations, family relations, friends, family business, couples, couple relations, social differences, immigrants, beauty salon ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england
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52%
The Likely Lads (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: working class, friendship, buddies, workplace, society, workplace situations, factory worker, friends, dysfunctional relationship, electrician, social climbing, army ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: northern england, england, europe
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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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Citizen Khan (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: muslim, family life, parents and children, society, family relations, satire, immigrants, ethnic, social relations, family, family man, avarice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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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
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White Van Man (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The incredible misadventures of two handymen on the road and the extraordinary people they meet along the way.
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: working class, workplace, family relations, nothing goes right, construction worker, workplace situations, disorder, family business, society, destruction, partners, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
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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 ⇓
48%
The King of Queens (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, entertaining ...
Plot: working class, living with parents, friendship, marital problem, family relations, family problems, workplace, friends, everyday life, battle of the sexes, love and romance, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
My Big Fat Greek Life (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: greek, family life, eccentric family, culture clash, unlikely couple, lifestyle, parents and children, working class, society, love and romance, misfit, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
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Dinnerladies (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 34 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: workplace, mother, handyman, staff, factory worker, factory, love and romance, up and down relationship, workplace situations, workplace romance, working class, manager ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: northern england, europe, england, manchester, yorkshire
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Desparate Parents (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Mockumentary about the conservative Lepic family and their neighbors the liberal Boulay family, who are good friends. Their biggest point of contention is how they educate their children.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom
Plot: family life, eccentric family, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, couples, best friends, opposites attract, liberal, conservative, neighbor, education ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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Mrs. Brown's Boys (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, matriarch, eccentric family, everyday life, elderly, plan gone awry, disorder, living with parents, couple relations, parents and children, golden years, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
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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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Upper Middle Bogan (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: eccentric family, family relations, social differences, disorder, couples, parents and children, family life, couple relations, architect, siblings relations, white trash, family
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Till Death Us Do Part (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, talky, biting, suspense, not serious ...
Plot: working class, racism, satire, fanatic, conservative, husband, daughter, wife, baby, society, immigrants, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: london, england
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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
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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
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Still Open All Hours (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: store, workplace situations, workplace, family relations, parents and children, family business, friendship, storekeeper, salesman, customer, workplace humor, british humour ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire
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Grounded for Life (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: family, overbearing parent, everyday life, family relations, dysfunctional family, family values, parents and children, eccentric family, disorder, christianity, nothing goes right, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 80s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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Everybody Loves Raymond (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, couple relations, eccentric family, siblings relations, family tradition, marital problem, in-laws, brother brother relationship, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, long island
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Hank (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Hank is a comedy television series which ran on ABC from September 30, 2009, to November 4, 2009. The series was created by Tucker Cawley and is about a Wall Street executive who loses his job and reconnects with his small-town family. Hank ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: small town, family relations, family life, starting over, eccentric family, society, parents and children, unemployment, stock broker, small town life, husband wife relationship, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, virginia
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