Movies and TV shows like Alice

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Alice (1976)
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Alice (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Alice is an American sitcom television series that ran from August 31, 1976 to March 19, 1985 on CBS. The series is based on the 1974 film Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore. The show stars Linda Lavin in the title role, a widow who moves with her young son to start her life over again, and finds a job working at a roadside diner on the outskirts of Phoenix, Arizona. Most of the episodes revolve around events at Mel's Diner.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, witty, talky, semi serious
Plot: diner, workplace, single mother, best friends, friendship, friends, family relations, parents and children, starting over, hopes, single parent, strong female presence, workplace situations, restaurant, desert, female friendship, united states of america, female protagonist, phoenix, woman, waitress, widow, aspiring singer, naive woman, pay phone ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix arizona

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Most similar movies to Alice

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sitcom, realistic, humorous and semi serious films and TV series with plots about family relations, friends, workplace, workplace situations, strong female presence, friendship and parents and children mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Alice: Jesse (1998), One Day at a Time (1975), Bagdad Cafe (1990), Designing Women (1986), Kate & Allie (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Jesse (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Jesse Warner is a 26-year-old single mother juggling between her job, her dreams and her family responsibilities.
Style: sitcom, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: single mother, workplace, starting over, family relations, friends, bar, couples, career change, supportive coworker, single parent, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
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One Day at a Time (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: One Day at a Time is an American situation comedy that aired on the CBS network from December 16, 1975, until May 28, 1984. It starred Bonnie Franklin as Ann Romano, a divorced mother who moves to Indianapolis with her two teenage daughters Julie ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: love and romance, starting over, family relations, family life, parents and children, teenage life, best friends, family business, siblings relations, eccentric family, adolescence vs adulthood, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, indiana
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89%
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Bagdad Cafe (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bagdad Cafe is an American television sitcom starring Whoopi Goldberg and Jean Stapleton. The series premiered March 30, 1990 on CBS. The show is based on the 1987 Percy Adlon film Bagdad Cafe.
Style: sitcom, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: desert, cafe, friends, strong female presence, misfit, best friends, hopes, introspection, redemption, friendship, restaurant, hotel ...
Time: 80s
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87%
Designing Women (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Designing Women is an American television sitcom that centered on the working and personal lives of four Southern women and one man in an interior design firm in Atlanta, Georgia. It aired on the CBS television network from September 29, 1986 until ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, interior design, looking for love, feminism, battle of the sexes, thirtysomething life, workplace situations, boss and employee, workplace, single parent, siblings relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta, atlanta georgia
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87%
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Kate & Allie (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Kate & Allie is an American television situation comedy which ran from March 19, 1984, to May 22, 1989. Kate & Allie first aired on CBS as a midseason replacement series and only six episodes were initially commissioned, but the favorable ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: single parent, friendship, family relations, single mother, female friendship, teenage life, singleness, city life, skyscraper, family life, friends, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
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85%
Archie Bunker's Place (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Archie Bunker's Place is an American sitcom originally broadcast on the CBS network, conceived in 1979 as a spin-off and continuation of All in the Family. While not as popular as its predecessor, the show maintained a large enough audience to ...
Style: sitcom, clever, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: bar, workplace situations, working class, satire, family relations, disorder, friends, friendship, eccentric family, family life, workplace, partners ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
How to Live with Your Parents (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Polly is a single mom who has recently divorced. The transition hasn't been easy for her, especially in this economy. So, like a lot of young people living in this new reality, she and her daughter, Natalie, have moved back home with her ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: single mother, starting over, parents and children, family life, eccentric family, family relations, single parent, hopes, living with parents, family, strong female presence, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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79%
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Bent (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bent is an American romantic comedy television series that ran on NBC from March 21 to April 4, 2012. The series was created by Tad Quill and stars Amanda Peet as a recently divorced lawyer and David Walton as the irresponsible general contractor ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: opposites attract, romance, single parent, starting over, hopes, couples, family relations, parents and children, single mother, womanizer, strong female presence, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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74%
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Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Mary Tyler Moore Show is an American television sitcom created by James L. Brooks and Allan Burns that aired on CBS from 1970 to 1977. The program was a television breakthrough, with the first never-married, independent career woman as the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: producer, dating, friendship, workplace, tv news, staff, power relations, friends, anchor, self esteem, lifestyle, workplace situations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, minnesota, minneapolis minnesota
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73%
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Maude (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Maude is an American television sitcom that was originally broadcast on the CBS network from September 12, 1972 until April 22, 1978. Maude stars Bea Arthur as Maude Findlay, an outspoken, middle-aged, politically liberal woman living in suburban ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, clever, controversial ...
Plot: family relations, liberal, female protagonist, feminism, social relations, couples, friends, strong female presence, suburban life, couple relations, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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71%
The Lucy Show (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Lucy Show is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from 1962–68. It was Lucille Ball's follow-up to I Love Lucy. A significant change in cast and premise for the 1965–66 season divides the program into two distinct eras; aside from Ball, ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, not serious, witty ...
Plot: workplace, disorder, couple relations, workplace intrigue, battle of the sexes, workplace situations, workplace romance, parents and children, boss and employee, family relations, goofy hero, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
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71%
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Cybill (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Cybill is an American television sitcom created by Chuck Lorre, which aired on CBS from January 2, 1995, to July 13, 1998. Starring, Cybill Shepherd, the show revolves around the life of Cybill Sheridan, a twice-divorced single mother of two and ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: friendship, gender, artists and showbiz, actor's life, best friends, strong female presence, family relations, friends, parents and children, family life, feminism, single mother ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles
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69%
Mama's Family (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Thelma Harper and her spinster sister Fran open their home to Thelma's recently divorced son Vinton and his teenage son and daughter. It's quite an adjustment for everyone, especially the cranky, argumentative Thelma.
Style: sitcom, humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, friends, couples, family problems, adult virgin, family life, teenage life, parents and children, strong female presence, family, female friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
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68%
The Doris Day Show (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Doris Day Show is an American sitcom that was originally broadcast on the CBS network from September 1968 until March 1973, remaining on the air for five seasons and 128 episodes. In addition to showcasing Doris Day, the show is remembered for ...
Style: sitcom, witty, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: single parent, single mother, journalism, opposites attract, love and romance, terminal illness, urban, workplace situations, wooing, media, workplace, romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco, usa
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68%
The John Larroquette Show (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The John Larroquette Show is an American television sitcom that ran on NBC from September 2, 1993 until October 30, 1996. Created by Don Reo, the show was a vehicle for John Larroquette following his run as Dan Fielding on Night Court. The series ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, clever, sincere, offbeat ...
Plot: recovering alcoholic, indoor, misfit, workplace, society, social misfits, friends, workplace situations, friendship, nightshift, male protagonist, policewoman ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Sanford and Son (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sanford and Son is an American sitcom, based on the BBC's Steptoe and Son, that ran on the NBC television network from January 14, 1972, to March 25, 1977. Known for its edgy racial humor, running gags and catch phrases, the series was adapted ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, talky, sincere ...
Plot: family business, working class, parents and children, family life, friendship, generation gap, workplace, single parent, partners, living with parents, odd couple, reluctant partners ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, south central los angeles
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67%
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Murphy Brown (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Murphy Brown is an American situation comedy which aired on CBS from November 14, 1988, to May 18, 1998, for a total of 247 episodes. The program starred Candice Bergen as the eponymous Murphy Brown, a famous investigative journalist and news anchor ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, talky ...
Plot: journalism, workplace, tv show, media satire, workplace situations, single parent, tv news, mother daughter relationship, female journalist, television reporter, female protagonist, journalist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 21st century, 2010s ...
Place: washington d.c.
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67%
The Tracy Morgan Show (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Tracy Morgan Show is an American sitcom that aired from December 2, 2003 to March 20, 2004 on NBC. The series stars Tracy Morgan and Tamala Jones. The show was canceled in its first season after 18 episodes.
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, feel good, light ...
Plot: family relations, family life, workplace, parents and children, working class, auto repair, family business, friendship, workplace situations, car, african american, stand up comedian
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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66%
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Super Fun Night (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Junior attorney Kimmie Boubier and her two best friends, Helen-Alice and Marika, have had a standing date every Friday night for the last 13 years. They even have a motto for what they call "Friday Night Fun Night": "Always together! ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, friends, best friends, misfit, family relations, workplace, siblings relations, social awkwardness, workplace situations, workplace romance, promotion, workplace humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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66%
The Golden Palace (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Golden Palace is an American sitcom that originally aired on CBS from September 18, 1992, to May 14, 1993. The show is a spin-off of the sitcom The Golden Girls, continuing the story from that series. CBS cancelled the spin-off in 1993 after one ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: elderly, hotel, chef, streetwise, strong female presence, golden years, workplace, best friends, friends, business venture, remarry, blacks and whites ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, florida, usa, miami beach, minnesota
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66%
I Hate My Teenage Daughter (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: I Hate My Teenage Daughter is an American sitcom that ran on Fox from November 30, 2011 to March 20, 2012. It aired at the 9:30 pm /8:30 pm timeslot after The X Factor. The series stars Jaime Pressly and Katie Finneran. On May 10, 2012, Fox canceled ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, sitcom
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: single parent, friendship, teenage life, parents and children, parent child relationship, bullying, bully, mother daughter relationship, school, family relations, best friends, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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66%
The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Single working mom Christine Campbell has just learned that her ex is dating a much younger woman with the same first name. To avoid any confusion, the new girlfriend is dubbed New Christine, which leaves her with the unfortunate nickname Old ...
Style: sitcom, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, ex couple relations, parents separation, lifestyle, friendship, singleness, parents and children, single parent, thirtysomething life, owner, couples, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
What's Happening!! (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: What's Happening!! is an American television sitcom that aired on ABC from August 5, 1976 to April 28, 1979. The show premiered as a summer series. With good ratings and reviews, and after the failure of several other shows on the network, ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, teenage life, family relations, disorder, friends, single parent, partners, nothing goes right, buddies, youth, friendship between men, male friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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What About Joan? (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: What About Joan? is an ABC sitcom that aired in 2001 for 2 seasons. It starred Joan Cusack as Joan Gallagher, a Chicago schoolteacher and the comedy of her day-to-day life. It co-starred Kyle Chandler. It was produced by James L. Brooks, Richard ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, touching, humorous, witty ...
Plot: friendship, teacher, high school, lifestyle, workplace, workplace romance, love and romance, workplace situations, teachers and students, high school teacher, friends, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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64%
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Cosby (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Cosby is an American situation comedy television series broadcast on CBS from September 16, 1996 to April 28, 2000, loosely based on the British sitcom One Foot in the Grave. The program stars Bill Cosby and Phylicia Rashād, who previously worked ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: elderly, indoor, family relations, retiring, couples, family, aging, lifestyle, family life, unemployment, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
A Different World (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A Different World is an American television sitcom which aired for six seasons on NBC. It is a spin-off series from The Cosby Show and originally centered on Denise Huxtable and the life of students at Hillman College, a fictional mixed but ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: college, adolescence vs adulthood, college life, love and romance, buddies, youth, workplace situations, friendship, teenage love, twentysomething life, student life, feminism ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa
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63%
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Players (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Players is an American comedy series which premiered on the Spike network on March 2, 2010. The series is a partially scripted/mostly improvised comedy about two brothers who run a sports bar together. After airing 3 episodes, Players was removed ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family relations, bar, friends, workplace, workplace situations, brother brother relationship, buddies, slacker, antisocial behavior, nothing goes right, siblings relations, indoor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
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63%
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Sophie (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sophie is a Canadian television sitcom that aired on CBC from January 9, 2008 to March 23, 2009. It stars Natalie Brown as Sophie Parker, an unmarried single mother and talent agent. The show is an English-language adaptation of Télévision de ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: life turned upside down, workplace situations, workplace, single parent, family relations, showbiz, talent agent, breakup, pregnancy, mixed race child, show business, single mother
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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After MASH (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: AfterMASH is an American situation comedy that aired on CBS from September 26, 1983, to December 11, 1984. A spin-off of the series M*A*S*H, the show takes place immediately following the end of the Korean War and chronicles the adventures of three ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, feel good, clever ...
Plot: hospital, power relations, americana, workplace situations, couple relations, friendship, doctors and patients, couples, friends, society, partners, workplace ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: missouri, usa
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62%
Malibu Country (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Her life reads like a country music tune: her husband cheated on her and spent all of their money, and after she gets mad, she's going to get even.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic
Plot: starting over, musician's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, comeback, parents and children, single mother, hopes, country music, music, family relations, country ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, malibu california
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62%