Movies and TV shows like Sanford

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Sanford (1980)
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Sanford (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sanford is an American situation comedy, which was the revival of the 1972–1977 sitcom Sanford and Son.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: junkyard, friends, partners, store, family business, odd couple, reluctant partners, workplace situations, dating, african american, high society, widow, snob, love interest, short lived, class distinction, television flop, african american protagonist
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, south central los angeles

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Most similar movies to Sanford

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 friends, workplace, workplace situations, friendship, partners, family relations and buddies mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Sanford: The Jamie Foxx Show (1996), Gimme a Break! (1981), What's Happening!! (1976), Archie Bunker's Place (1979), That '80s Show (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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95%
The Jamie Foxx Show (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Jamie Foxx Show is an American television sitcom that aired on the WB Network from August 28, 1996 to January 14, 2001. The series stars Jamie Foxx, Garcelle Beauvais, Christopher B. Duncan, Ellia English, and Garrett Morris.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: hotel, family business, performer's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, ambition, desire for fame, workplace romance, wooing, workplace situations, workplace, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Gimme a Break! (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Gimme a Break! is an American sitcom which aired on NBC for six seasons, October 29, 1981, until May 12, 1987. The series stars Nell Carter as the housekeeper for a widowed police chief and his three daughters.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: single father, parents and children, family problems, youth, suburbs, best friends, adolescence vs adulthood, death in the family, teenage life, family life, family business, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 ⇓
53%
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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 ⇓
50%
That '80s Show (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: That '80s Show is an American sitcom that aired from January through May 2002. Despite having a similar name, show structure, and many of the same writers and production staff, it is not considered a direct spin-off of the more successful That ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: materialism, youth, battle of the sexes, love and romance, lifestyle, buddies, clubbing, musician's life, artists and showbiz, friends, couples, workplace ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Working Stiffs (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Working Stiffs is a short-lived 1979 American television series which starred James Belushi and Michael Keaton as brothers Ernie and Mike O'Rourke. The pair were janitors who aspired to work their way up in the field of business. The brothers ...
Style: sitcom, witty, offbeat, humorous, realistic
Plot: janitor, workplace situations, workplace, partners, buddies, silly humor, farce, office, siblings relations, disorder, friends, fashion ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Mystery Girls (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Mystery Girls follows two former detective TV show starlets brought back together by a real-life mystery. Charlie Contour is a suburban housewife and mother, while Holly Hamilton longs for her glory days in the 90's when she was on television. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: reluctant partners, partners against crime, investigation, friends, crimes, amateur detective, partners, disorder, private investigator, actress, reunion, private detective
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Malcolm & Eddie (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Malcolm & Eddie is an American television sitcom that premiered August 26, 1996 on the UPN Network, and ran for four seasons, airing its final episode on May 22, 2000. This series starred Malcolm-Jamal Warner and Eddie Griffin in the lead roles. ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: bar, friendship, twentysomething life, buddies, odd couple, partners, friends, disorder, male friendship, friendship between men, neighbor neighbor relationship, stand up comedian ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: missouri, kansas, usa, kansas city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, witty, clever, touching, humorous ...
Plot: working class, family business, father, son, workplace, lifestyle, odd couple, partners, reluctant partners, family relations, family problems, society ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Odd Couple (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Oscar's life seems almost perfect...sure he's divorced and his apartment is a mess, but he's the host of a well-known sports show, and is enjoying his bachelor lifestyle in New York City. That is until his college friend, Felix, shows ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: odd couple, friendship, friends, dating, disorder, roommate, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, misfit, radio show, job, macho man, high maintenance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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 ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: workplace, diner, single mother, single parent, hopes, best friends, starting over, parents and children, workplace situations, friendship, strong female presence, friends ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: store, workplace situations, family relations, workplace, parents and children, british humour, family business, friendship, grocery store, storekeeper, sale, photograph ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Are You Being Served? Again! (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Grace & Favour is a British sitcom sequel to the long-running series Are You Being Served? It aired on BBC1 for two series from 1992 to 1993 and marked the return of Are You Being Served? creators and writers Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: hotel, estate, staff, disorder, retired, social relations, family business, human nature, workplace situations, countryside, store, take over ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Living Single (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Living Single is an American television sitcom that aired for five seasons on the Fox network from August 22, 1993, to January 1, 1998. The show centered on the lives of six friends who share personal and professional experiences while living in a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: african american, workplace situations, workplace romance, urban, singleness, city life, workplace, best friends, love and romance, friends, roommate, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Odd Couple (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Odd Couple is a television situation comedy broadcast from September 24, 1970 to March 7, 1975 on ABC. It stars Tony Randall as Felix Unger and Jack Klugman as Oscar Madison, and was the first of several developed by Garry Marshall for Paramount ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, witty, not serious ...
Plot: odd couple, screwball, separated, slacker, partners, buddies, workplace, unlikely partners, lifestyle, love and romance, friends, freak ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Royal Family (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Royal Family is an American sitcom starring Redd Foxx and Della Reese. The series was created and produced by Eddie Murphy, as part of a development deal Murphy had with CBS, and produced by Paramount Television, the television arm of Paramount ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: family life, aging, family relations, elderly, parents and children, living with parents, comeback, post office, african american, short lived, black family
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Phoenix Nights (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: working class, workplace, ambition, workplace situations, boss and employee, workplace problem, disability, bar, british humour, partners, blind ambition, owner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: northern england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Car 54, Where Are You? (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Car 54, Where Are You? is an American sitcom that ran on NBC from 1961 to 1963, and was about two New York police officers based at the fictional 53rd precinct in The Bronx. Car 54 was their patrol car. The show was filmed only in black-and-white. ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: police, disorder, friends, superior officer, incompetent police, nothing goes right, partners, odd couple, unlikely partners, law enforcement, goofy hero, partners against crime ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Three's Company (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Three's Company is an American sitcom that aired from March 15, 1977, to September 18, 1984, on ABC. It is based on the British sitcom, Man About the House. The story revolves around three single roommates: Janet Wood, Chrissy Snow and Jack ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, comedy of errors, farce, secretary, chef, roommate, singleness, indoor, friends, platonic, pretense, sexual tension ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, santa monica california, southern california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 ⇓
32%
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Grady (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Grady is an spin-off of the sitcom, Sanford and Son. In this series, Fred Sanford's widower friend Grady moves out of Watts and moves in with his daughter and her family in Westwood. Executive producer Norman Lear served as a consultant to the ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: middle class, father in law son in law relationship, father daughter relationship, grandfather granddaughter relationship, grandfather grandson relationship, african american, african american protagonist, male protagonist, family relations
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: friends, working class, marriage, factory worker, society, grownups, homecoming, workplace, buddies, middle class, friendship, male friendship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: northern england, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Partners (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Allen Braddock and Marcus Jackson are two attorneys with very different views on the law. After getting fired from his father's prestigious firm for employing questionable tactics, Allen is forced to team up with Marcus, a self-made man always ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: friends, lawyer, partners, buddies, family relations, legal, love and romance, society, odd couple, silly humor, buddy cop
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Jane Show (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Jane Show is a Canadian television sitcom produced by Shaftesbury Films that was shown on Global from 2006 to 2007. The series stars Teresa Pavlinek as Jane Black, an aspiring novelist who takes a corporate job after her life undergoes a major ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, canadian humor
Plot: office, workplace situations, workplace, love and romance, thirtysomething life, working woman, dating
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%