Movies and TV shows like Ben and Kate

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Ben and Kate (2012)
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Ben and Kate (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Ben and Kate are a pair of odd-couple siblings - one, a responsible single mom; the other, an exuberant dreamer - who reunite to help raise Kate's daughter.
Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, not serious, sitcom
Plot: nanny, family relations, uncle niece relationship, single mother, single parent, lifestyle, siblings relations, sibling relationship, interracial friendship, mother daughter relationship, youth, goodhearted, disorder, silly humor, irresponsible, brother sister relationship, brother, niece
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Ben and Kate

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, sitcom and not serious films and TV series with plots about family relations, siblings relations, parents and children, youth, silly humor, friends and family mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Ben and Kate: Kate & Allie (1984), Big Time in Hollywood, Fl (2015), How to Live with Your Parents (2013), The Goodwin Games (2013), Sons of Tucson (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: friendship, single parent, family relations, single mother, female friendship, feminism, workplace situations, skyscraper, teenage life, singleness, city life, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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100%
Big Time in Hollywood, Fl (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Follows two delusional brothers, who are self-proclaimed filmmakers, as they are kicked out of their parent's house and end up on an epic cinematic journey.
Style: realistic, humorous, sitcom, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: goofy hero, social misfits, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, disorder, family relations, siblings relations, sibling relationship, lie, brother brother relationship, filmmaker
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, family life, parents and children, family relations, hopes, single parent, eccentric family, living with parents, family, strong female presence, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Goodwin Games (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Goodwin siblings return home after their father's death, and unexpectedly find themselves poised to inherit a vast fortune – if they adhere to their late father's wishes. Where there's a will, there's a way. And when that ...
Style: sentimental, not serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom
Plot: inheritance, heir, siblings relations, family values, contests and competitions, sibling rivalry, eccentric family, reconciliation, family relations, rivalry, ambition, sibling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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 ⇓
54%
Romantically Challenged (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Romantically Challenged is a comedy television series, which ran on ABC from April 19, 2010 to May 17, 2010. It is set in Pittsburgh and created by Ricky Blitt, who is also the show's head writer. The show stars Alyssa Milano. ABC officially ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, sitcom
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, fall in love, lifestyle, family relations, romance, love and romance, couples, buddies, couple relations, manhood, single parent, wannabe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Bucket and Skinner are best friends trying to navigate the minefield of high school politics, while surfing everyday and living the California dream.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sitcom, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: family, high school life, lifestyle, buddies, mischievous children, siblings relations, youth, teenage life, beach, disorder, family relations, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Meet the Browns (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns is an American sitcom created and produced by playwright, director, and producer Tyler Perry. The show revolves around a senior family living under one roof in Decatur, Georgia led by patriarch Mr. Brown and his ...
Style: sitcom, sentimental, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: family relations, aging, parents and children, family life, family gatherings, elderly, eccentric family, siblings relations, social relations, couples, golden years, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, georgia
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51%
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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, not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, lifestyle, friends, family relations, workplace situations, social awkwardness, siblings relations, misfit, workplace, workplace romance, promotion, workplace humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Back in the Game (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Terry Gannon Jr. was an All Star softball player until life threw her a couple curve balls: a baby, a lost college scholarship and a loser for a husband. After striking out on her own, Terry and her son Danny move in with her estranged father, Terry ...
Style: not serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous, sitcom
Plot: baseball, living with parents, single mother, family relations, single parent, parents and children, ex athlete, sport team, contests and competitions, misfit, youth, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, bully, teenage life, parents and children, parent child relationship, bullying, school, mother daughter relationship, strong female presence, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Almost Royal (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Almost Royal is a tale of two young British aristocrats on their first trip around the United States, interacting with real-life Americans. Currently 50th and 51st in line to the throne, siblings George and Poppy Carlton are the latest Brits on the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: fish out of water, aristocrat, misfit, family relations, on the road, siblings relations, culture clash, social differences, americana, brother sister relationship, englishman abroad, high maintenance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
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Half & Half (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Half & Half is an American sitcom that aired on UPN from September 23, 2002, to May 15, 2006. The show focuses on the lives of two paternal half-sisters in their twenties who were estranged throughout their childhood, and are finally developing ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: family relations, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, looking for love, couples, love and romance, culture clash, initially antagonists, singleness, sister sister relationship, strong female presence, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Complete Savages (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Complete Savages is an American sitcom that was broadcast on ABC from September 2004 to June 2005. It was part of ABC's final TGIF comedy line-up. The show was created by Mike Scully and Julie Thacker and executive produced by Mel Gibson. It ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: family relations, single father, firefighter, youth, single parent, child as adult, adolescence vs adulthood, family, sibling relationship, brother brother relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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41%
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Idiotsitter (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: When wild child Gene is put under house arrest in her family's mansion, her parents hire buttoned-up nanny Billie to look after her. Trapped in each other’s company, the two strike up an unlikely friendship and cause all sorts of trouble. ...
Style: not serious, realistic, sitcom, feel good, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: house arrest, silly humor, strong female presence, estate, nothing goes right, disorder, hung over, nanny, rich, drugs/alcohol
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.9
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.9
 3K
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: romance, opposites attract, single parent, starting over, parents and children, couples, family relations, hopes, single mother, womanizer, strong female presence, surfing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Raised by Wolves (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sitcom
Audience: teens
Plot: eccentric family, family life, family relations, single parent, youth, teenage life, single mother, strong female presence, siblings relations, estate, coming of age, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Playing House (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A single-camera buddy comedy about what happens when two best friends come back together, just when they need each other most. Inspired by the ultra-close friendship between the series' creators and stars, "Playing House" centers on ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, sentimental, not serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, thirtysomething life, best friends, baby, childbirth, getting home, female friendship, strong female presence, friends, friendship, best friend, hometown ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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36%
 6.9
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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 ⇓
36%
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 ⇓
36%
 7.0
 540
Guy Code (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: MTV2's Guy Code is the ultimate guy's guide to the laws of manhood. Every bro knows the code. Some say guys are born with it, but not everyone follows the same set of guidelines. On Guy Code, we're putting people on notice!
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, talky
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: friends, lifestyle, machismo, manhood, buddies, silly humor, guest, irresponsible, shallowness, rules and policies
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Fred (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Fred, a boy with a freakishly high voice, goes on many crazy adventures.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bully, family relations, silly humor, dysfunctional family, family problems, nothing goes right, youth, parents and children, complaint, rabies, disorder, swimming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 ⇓
35%
 6.7
 78
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, friends, workplace, workplace situations, brother brother relationship, buddies, antisocial behavior, slacker, nothing goes right, dark humor, silly humor, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 ⇓
34%
 5.8
 910
Jennifer Falls (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Jennifer Doyle who must move back in with her own mom after being let go from her high-powered, six-figure salary job. With her teenage daughter in tow, Jennifer has to face her new life and figure out what the next steps are to rebuild.
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: single parent, family relations, homecoming, career change, living with parents, small town, unemployment, parents and children, grudge, loss of job, life turned upside down, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.8
 496
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 ⇓
33%
 5.4
 7K
Dads (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, realistic, captivating, light ...
Plot: parents and children, friends, life turned upside down, thirtysomething life, family relations, grownups, living with parents, disorder, politically correct, lifestyle, video game, father and son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%