Movies and TV shows like SMILF

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SMILF (2017)
 6.7
 5K
SMILF (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A raw and honest comedic look at a single, 20-something from Southie whose desires for relationships, sex, and a career collide with the realities of young, single motherhood.
Style: emotional, cynical, semi serious, sweet
Plot: single mother, motherhood, parenthood, young girl, new life, family problems, society, twenty something, basketball, sex scene, poverty, actress, class differences, bare breasts, bisexual woman, religious differences, blended family, interracial family, nipples visible through clothing

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and light films and TV series with plots about family relations, single mother, society, parents and children, single parent, family life and female protagonist mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like SMILF: Better Things (2016), Ginny & Georgia (2021), American Woman (2018), Reba (2001), HAPPYish (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 13K
Better Things (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Sam Fox is a single, working actor with no filter trying to raise her three daughters – Max, Frankie and Duke – in Los Angeles. She is mom, dad, referee and the cops.
Style: light, humorous, sincere, touching
Plot: single mother, parent child relationship, family relations, mother daughter relationship, family values, mischievous children, social issues, dating, actress, family problems, female protagonist, woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ginny & Georgia (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Angsty and awkward fifteen year old Ginny Miller often feels more mature than her thirty year old mother, the irresistible and dynamic Georgia Miller. After years on the run, Georgia desperately wants to put down roots in picturesque New England and ...
Style: funny, entertaining, captivating, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: romance, mother daughter relationship, daughter, teenager, family relations, parents and children, single mother, drastic change of life, lifestyle change, changing lives, family, humour ...
Time: 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
American Woman (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: This 1970s period dramedy inspired by the real life Kyle Richards and set amid the sexual revolution and the rise of second-wave feminism follows Bonnie, an unconventional mother struggling to raise her two daughters after leaving her husband. With ...
Style: inspirational, ironic, humorous, uplifting
Plot: housewife, single mother, sexual revolution, crumbling marriage, feminism, changing lives, child care, topical humor, family, love
Time: 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 14K
Reba (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: After her dentist husband of 20 years leaves her for his dental hygienist, Reba Hart's seemingly perfect world is turned upside down.​
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: single mother, dentist, family life, teenage life, parents and children, youth, save the day, family problems, couples, pregnancy, crumbling marriage, divorced parents ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 7.3
 3K
HAPPYish (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Thom Payne is a 44 year-old man whose world is thrown into disarray when his 25 year-old "wunderkind" boss arrives, saying things like "digital," "social" and "viral." Is he in need of a ...
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: midlife crisis, boss and employee, workplace, workplace situations, unfulfillment, self discovery, introspection, happiness, love, couples, society, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Righteous Gemstones (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 36 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a world-famous televangelist family with a history of deviance, greed and, yes, charitable work, all in the name of Jesus.
Style: cynical, captivating, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: greed, family relations, charity, cover-up, religious fanaticism, parents and children, patriarch, society, secrets, religion, dark humor, evangelist ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.5
 211K
Shameless (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Chicagoan Frank Gallagher is the proud single dad of six smart, industrious, independent kids, who without him would be... perhaps better off. When Frank's not at the bar spending what little money they have, he's passed out on the floor. ...
Style: biting, offbeat, humorous, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, family problems, teenage life, teenage sex, siblings relations, gay teenager, sex scene, juvenile delinquency, family relations, alcoholic father, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.0
 8K
GCB (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Amanda Vaughn, once the ultimate high school "mean girl," is forced to return home in disgrace after her marriage ends in scandal. As Amanda and her teenage kids try to adjust to their new lives, the ladies from her past alternate between ...
Style: captivating, realistic, semi serious, feel good, light
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gossip and rumors, strong female presence, rivalry, starting over, social relations, family relations, hypocrisy, single mother, homecoming, haunted by the past, intrigue, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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The Only Mother (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story evolves around the ups and downs of being a single mother, Ina the main protaganist. Her three husbands leave her with 12 children and a financial problems that she needs to shoulder. Simple plot with a hilarious cast. Packed with laughs ...
Style: light, captivating, entertaining, funny
Plot: mother, single parent, female protagonist, parent child relationship, children, sibling rivalry, parenthood, motherhood, single mother, gay, parents and children, family problems ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Life Sentence (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: When Stella finds out her terminal cancer is cured, she's going to have to learn to live with all the choices she's made when she decided to "live like she was dying".
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: cancer, changing lives, adaptation, relationships, husband wife relationship, new life, love and romance, friendship, life turned upside down, mother daughter relationship, society, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
High Maintenance (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Jump into the daily routines of a diverse group of New Yorkers and how they light things up. “The Guy” is a nameless pot deliveryman whose client base includes an eccentric group of characters with neuroses as diverse as the city.
Style: semi serious, light, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: marijuana, drugs, society, drug dealer, relationships, ordinary people, pot smoking, sex scene, large breasts, bare breasts, female full frontal nudity, threesome ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.5
 5K
Good Trouble (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: After moving to The Coterie in Downtown Los Angeles, Callie and Mariana Foster realize that living on their own is not all that it’s cracked up to be.
Style: emotional, semi serious, light, sweet, sincere
Plot: young adult, new job, love and romance, coworker relationship, friends, self discovery, sister sister relationship, new life, friendship, moving
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 8.0
 60K
Dead to Me (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A hotheaded widow searching for the hit-and-run driver who mowed down her husband befriends an eccentric optimist who isn't quite what she seems.
Style: captivating, disturbing, semi serious, emotional, witty
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: death of husband, crimes, crime, female friendship, guilty conscience, dishonesty, family secrets, cheating girlfriend, family secret, widow, new life, depression ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 8.0
 2K
Stella (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Ruth Jones stars as a 40-something mum juggling the ups and downs of family life amid the chaos of her eccentric friends, relatives and children's fathers.
Style: humorous, emotional, light, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, lovers, single parent, everyday life, working class, family values, convict, parents and children, neighbor, society, mother daughter relationship, misunderstanding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 8.5
 75K
Louie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Louis C.K. stars as a fictionalized version of himself; a comedian and newly divorced father raising his two daughters in New York City.
Style: sincere, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: single parent, comedian, dark humor, midlife crisis, performer's life, family relations, city life, loneliness, mishap, everyday life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
At Home with the Braithwaites (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: At Home with the Braithwaites is a British comedy-drama television series, created and written by Sally Wainwright. The storyline follows a suburban family from Leeds, whose life is turned upside down when the mother of the family wins 38 million ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical, surreal ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, lottery, greed, charity, wealth, lifestyle, couples, family problems, youth, couple relations, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 8.1
 105K
Gilmore Girls (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the charming town of Stars Hollow, Connecticut, the series follows the captivating lives of Lorelai and Rory Gilmore, a mother/daughter pair who have a relationship most people only dream of.
Style: feel good, talky, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: small town, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, single mother, boyfriend, small town life, best friends, first love, student, social relations, looking for love, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: connecticut, usa, yale university, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.9
 779
Tanner '88 (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 353 min.
TV show
Story: In 1988, renegade filmmaker Robert Altman and Pulitzer Prize–winning Doonesbury cartoonist Garry Trudeau created a presidential candidate, ran him alongside the other hopefuls during the primary season, and presented their media campaign as a ...
Style: witty, humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, election, satire, self discovery, media satire, parents and children, fish out of water, campaign, realism, disorder, network, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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The Single Moms Club (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A group of single moms are brought together in the aftermath of an incident at their children's school.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: chick flick
Plot: single parent, parents and children, social differences, support group, family relations, friends, society, friendship, mental illness, female protagonist, single mother, racial stereotype ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.1
 931
Love, Nina (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Twenty years old and from Leicester, Nina moves to North London in 1982, to care for the two young boys of a working single mother, George, the editor of a London literary review.
Style: ironic, light, sincere, humorous
Plot: nanny, single mother, eccentric family, family relations, follow your dream, neighbor neighbor relationship, mischievous children, female protagonist, letter writing, autobiography, literary agent, bohemian
Time: 80s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 370 min.
TV show
Story: Set nearly a decade after the finale of the original series, this revival follows Lorelai, Rory and Emily Gilmore through four seasons of change.
Style: talky, humorous, feel good, realistic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, thirtysomething life, mishap, loneliness, unhappiness, widow, single mother, friendship between women, female friendship, love, coming of age, dating ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 8.1
 258
Lucky (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Lucky is an American dark comedy television series which ran for one season on FX Networks in 2003. The show starred John Corbett as Michael "Lucky" Linkletter, a professional poker player and gambling addict. The series was created by ...
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: cons and scams, addiction, ambition, buddies, dishonesty, crimes, mind game, best friends, rivalry, gambling, cards, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.4
 1K
Roc Live (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Roc is an American comedy-drama television series which ran on Fox from August 1991 to May 1994. The series stars Charles S. Dutton as Baltimore garbage collector Roc Emerson and Ella Joyce as his wife Eleanor.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: family life, society, politics, collector, network, social issues, working class, live broadcast, scavenger, garbage collector, african american, black family
Time: 90s
Place: usa, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.4
 115
Lifelines (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Comedy - Lifelines examines an extraordinarily stressful day in the life of a dysfunctional suburban family. Mom Nancy, a schoolteacher, is unable to handle the constant barrage of hostility from her three children. Husband Ira is ineffectual in ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: family relations, suburbs, dysfunctional family, family problems, social decay, family life, human nature, suburban life, society, gays and lesbians, family crisis, family tragedy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Necessary Roughness (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Necessary Roughness is a USA Network television series starring Callie Thorne and Scott Cohen. The one-hour drama series was picked up for 12 episodes on January 19, 2011. The series debuted on June 29, 2011, with a 90-minute premiere episode. The ...
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: football, single parent, single mother, family relations, overcoming, power relations, changing lives, relationship vs career, sport, therapist, morality, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.5
 595
Whoopi (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Whoopi was an American situation comedy, starring Whoopi Goldberg. The series revolved around the events and people at her hotel, the Lamont Hotel, in New York City. The show aired on Tuesdays from September 9, 2003, on NBC to April 20, 2004.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: hotel, starting over, workplace, culture clash, boss and employee, workplace situations, society, racial stereotype, interracial relations, siblings relations, racism, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.9
 104K
Weeds (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Weeds is an American dark comedy-drama series created by Jenji Kohan. The central character is Nancy Botwin, a widowed mother of two boys who begins selling cannabis to support her family after her husband dies suddenly of a heart attack. Over the ...
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, drug dealer, dysfunctional family, drug dealing, stoners, family life, single mother, suburbs, profanity, eccentric family, drugs/alcohol, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Doctor Doctor (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Hugh Knight, a rising heart surgeon who is gifted, charming and infallible. He is a hedonist who, due to his sheer talent, believes he can live outside the rules. His "work hard, play harder" philosophy is about to come back ...
Style: light, emotional, ironic, captivating, semi serious
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: doctor, medical, small town, surgeon, family relations, love and romance, society, quitting a job, fired from the job, hometown, dental mask, medical mask ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.0
 40K
Roseanne (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: A working-class family struggles to get by on a limited income in the fictional town of Lanford, Illinois.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, biting, cynical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: working class, family, family relations, family life, suburbs, overweight, loud, couples, family values, youth, gender, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 21st century ...
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 8.2
 32K
Parenthood (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Parenthood is an American comedy-drama television series developed by Jason Katims. Loosely based on the 1989 film of the same title, Parenthood tells of the Braverman clan which consists of an older couple, their four children and their families.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching
Plot: family life, family drama, responsibility, family relations, single parent, adolescence, marital problem, couple relations, siblings relations, parents and children, social relations, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%