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Not Going Out (2006)
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Not Going Out (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Lee is a childish northerner who lives in a fancy penthouse apartment in London who goes through a variety of jobs such as a janitor and ice cream man as well as attempting relationships with female flatmates. His best mate, Daily Mail reading, middle class citizen Tim is always there to stop Lee from getting in trouble, or not? Mayhem is never far away with cleaner Barbara who has never done an honest day's work in her life.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, touching
Plot: slacker, lifestyle, friendship, love triangle, fall in love, job seeking, couples, roommate, disorder, working class, thirtysomething life, laziness, flatmate, father, sister, sexual humor, friends, depression, ex couple relations, neighbor, boyfriend, owner, unfulfillment, petty job, innuendo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sitcom, humorous, realistic and semi serious films and TV series with plots about friends, british humour, lifestyle, friendship, buddies, couples and working class mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Not Going Out: Only Fools and Horses.... (1981), Drifters (2013), Threesome (2011), British Men Behaving Badly (1992), Him & Her (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Only Fools and Horses.... (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
TV show
Story: The misadventures of two wheeler dealer brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter of “Trotters Independent Traders PLC” who scrape their living by selling dodgy goods believing that next year they will be millionaires.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: working class, family relations, black market, cons and scams, eccentric family, disorder, veteran, dishonesty, hopes, partners, siblings relations, scam ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: england, london, europe
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Drifters (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy series about three young women living in Leeds who've graduated, had a year out, and are now struggling to find a job they're passionate about, a place to live that is half decent and a boyfriend they actually like. A sitcom about ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, lifestyle, twentysomething life, friends, best friends, friendship, female friendship, roommate, british humour, strong female presence, petty job, young adult ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire
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Threesome (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Alice lives with her boyfriend Mitch and their gay best friend Richie. Together they form three points of an unlikely triangle, living, laughing and larging it together. After one particularly big night out, they end up having an unplanned threesome ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, feel good, light ...
Plot: friendship, young people, couples, lifestyle, roommate, boyfriend, homosexual, responsibility, love triangle, child birth, twentysomething life, immature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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British Men Behaving Badly (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Men Behaving Badly is a British sitcom that was created and written by Simon Nye. It follows the lives of Gary Strang and his flatmates, Dermot Povey and Tony Smart. It was first broadcast on ITV in 1992. A total of six series were made along with a ...
Style: sitcom, talky, not serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: lifestyle, friendship, loser, irresponsible, social awkwardness, friends, couple relations, roommate, self involved, singleness, slacker, misfit partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, united kingdom, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Him & Her (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: An acutely observed, forensically honest, warts-and-all look at a working-class couple in their mid-20s.
Style: sitcom, humorous, sincere, light, feel good ...
Plot: couples, slacker, everyday life, couple relations, boyfriend, young people, neighbor, lifestyle, engaged, friends, working class, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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Man Up (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Three modern men try to get in touch with their inner tough guys and redefine what it means to be a 'real man.'
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, man child, buddies, couples, couple relations, friends, lifestyle, irresponsible, slacker, roommate, thirtysomething life, machismo ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Catastrophe (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan write and star in a comedy that follows an American man and an Irish woman who make a bloody mess as they struggle to fall in love in London.
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, entertaining, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: thirtysomething life, couples, life turned upside down, fall in love, couple relations, disorder, love and romance, dating, pregnancy, romance, boy, pregnancy and birth
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
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Max & Paddy's Road to Nowhere (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Max And Paddy's Road To Nowhere is the much-loved sequel to Peter Kay's critically-acclaimed comedy series, "Phoenix Nights". Written by and starring Peter Kay and Patrick McGuinness, this six-part comedy/drama series is the ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: motor home, friends, on the road, friendship, odd couple, buddies, lifestyle, social relations, disorder, profanity, silly humor, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, britain
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Girlfriends (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Girlfriends is an American comedy-drama sitcom that premiered on September 11, 2000, on UPN and aired on UPN's successor network, The CW, before being cancelled in 2008. The final episode aired on February 11, 2008. When Girlfriends returned ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: eligible bachelor, friendship, lifestyle, love triangle, female friendship, couple relations, looking for love, fall in love, up and down relationship, best friends, singleness, looking for sex ...
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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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
Plot: everyday life, working class, workplace situations, society, workplace, buddies, old friend, pub, indoor, bar, slacker, owner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: northern england, england, europe
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65%
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Gavin & Stacey (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Gavin is an ordinary boy from Billericay, Essex. Stacey is an ordinary girl from Barry Island, South Wales. They’ve spoken on the phone every day at work for months but they’ve never actually met… until now.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, family relations, friendship, family life, romance, buddies, lifestyle, couples, honeymoon, boyfriend, british humour, girlfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
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64%
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, talky, realistic, semi serious
Plot: working class, family relations, slacker, indoor, society, eccentric family, parents and children, couple relations, oldtimer, temperamental, grandparent and grandchild, living with parents ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: manchester, northern england, england, europe
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How Not to Live Your Life (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: How Not to Live Your Life is a British sitcom, written by and starring Dan Clark that aired between 27 September 2007 and 22 December 2011, about a neurotic twenty-nine-year-old man who is trying to navigate his way through life but is not helped by ...
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The Old Guys (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: The Old Guys is a British comedy television series that revolves around two aging housemates: Tom Finnan and Roy Bowden. The pair live across the street from Sally, whom they both find attractive. Tom moved in with Roy after Roy's wife Penny ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, feel good, captivating ...
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Peep Show (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
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Story: Peep Show is an award-winning British sitcom starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb. The television programme is written by Jesse Armstrong and Sam Bain, with additional material by Mitchell and Webb amongst others. It has been broadcast on Channel ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, witty, humorous, offbeat ...
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Upstairs (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Joe, Matt, Sarah and Francine are four college students. The girls are roommates downstairs while the boys are roommates... Upstairs. This bunch could not be more different. You'll find out not only their choice of majors, but by their ...
Style: sitcom, sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, pre-teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england
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The Mind of the Married Man (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Mind of the Married Man is a television series that ran on the HBO network for two seasons consisting of twenty episodes between September 2001 and November 2002. The story attempts to focus on the challenges of modern-day married life from a ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom, clever ...
Plot: fall in love, up and down relationship, lifestyle, introspection, battle of the sexes, friendship, coping, midlife crisis, couples, sexual relations, gender, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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61%
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Twenty Twelve (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Twenty Twelve is a BBC television comedy series written and directed by John Morton. Starring Hugh Bonneville, Jessica Hynes and Amelia Bullmore, the programme is a spoof on-location documentary following the organisation of the 2012 Summer Olympics ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic
Plot: satire, workplace situations, boss and employee, nothing goes right, secretary, power relations, disorder, team, olympics, british humour, loner, boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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Lovesick (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: After finding out he has an STI, Dylan must get back in touch with every girl he has ever had sex with to let them know the bad news.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, entertaining, light ...
Plot: friendship, down on your luck, buddies, sexually transmitted disease, disorder, farce, british humour, sex, twentysomething life, silly humor, friends, friends in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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I Live with Models (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Tommy is a chubby barista, whose perfect hands catapult him into the glamorous but ruthless world of modelling. He can take everything his new career throws at him but the hard part is dealing with his new roommates – a tough-talking catalogue ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, light, funny ...
Audience: teens
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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, ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Socially inept Miranda always gets into awkward situations; working in her joke shop with best friend Stevie, being hounded by her pushy mother, and especially when she's around her crush Gary.
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic
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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, humorous, realistic, semi serious
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: northern england, europe, england
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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
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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, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friends, working class, marriage, workplace, society, grownups, buddies, factory worker, homecoming, middle class, friendship, love triangle ...
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Place: northern england, england, europe
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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
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Desmond's (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 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, humorous, realistic, semi serious
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W1A (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Friends with Better Lives (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A comedy about six friends at different stages in their lives – married, divorced, newly engaged and single – who are outwardly happy, but secretly questioning if their friends have it better. Andi and Bobby are happily married with two kids but ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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