Movies and TV shows like The Beachcombers

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The Beachcombers (1972)
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The Beachcombers (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Beachcombers is a Canadian comedy-drama television series that ran from October 1, 1972 to December 12, 1990 and is the longest-running dramatic series ever made for English-language Canadian television. In all, 387 episodes were produced.
Plot: small town, christmas, police, greek, boat, salvation, collector, mounted police, small business, collection, rivalry, diner, police officer, tugboat, welsh, logging
Place: canada, vancouver, british columbia

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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 small town, society, friendship, social relations, family relations, small town life and canadian humor mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Beachcombers: Letterkenny (2016), Little Mosque on the Prairie (2007), Dan for Mayor (2010), She's the Mayor (2011), Schitt's Creek (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Letterkenny (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Letterkenny follows Wayne, a good-ol’ country boy in Letterkenny, Ontario trying to protect his homegrown way of life on the farm, against a world that is constantly evolving around him. The residents of Letterkenny belong to one of three groups: ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, exciting, funny ...
Plot: small town, countryside, hockey player, protection, worker, punk, society, farm, smoking, hick, hockey, fistfight ...
Place: canada
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Little Mosque on the Prairie (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Little Mosque on the Prairie is a Canadian sitcom that aired on CBC, created by Zarqa Nawaz and produced by WestWind Pictures. It was filmed in Toronto, Ontario and Indian Head, Saskatchewan. The series was selected and showcased at the 2009 Dawn ...
Style: sitcom, touching, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: small town, culture clash, muslim, parents and children, family relations, couples, battle of the sexes, clergy, small town life, interracial relations, fall in love, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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93%
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Dan for Mayor (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dan for Mayor is a Canadian television sitcom starring Fred Ewanuick that debuted on March 1, 2010 on CTV and The Comedy Network. It premiered the same night as Hiccups, a show created by Corner Gas star Brent Butt that also features fellow Corner ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: politics, small town, slacker, campaign, satire, social relations, friends, lifestyle, mayor, rivalry, friendship, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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86%
She's the Mayor (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Plot: fictional city, bureaucrat, bureaucracy, domineering mother, political corruption, small town, mayor, man child, television, british accent
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Schitt's Creek (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Formerly filthy rich video store magnate Johnny Rose, his soap star wife Moira, and their two kids, über-hipster son David and socialite daughter Alexis, suddenly find themselves broke and forced to live in Schitt's Creek, a small depressing ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, ironic, situational comedy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, family outing
Plot: family relations, small town, eccentric family, parents and children, life turned upside down, couple relations, brother sister relationship, class differences, motel, riches to rags, bankruptcy, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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79%
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Corner Gas (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Corner Gas is a Canadian television sitcom created by Brent Butt. The series ran for six seasons from 2004 to 2009. Re-runs still air on CTV, CTV Two and The Comedy Network in Canada. Deriving its name from the roadside gas station in the fictional ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: village life, gas station, small town, workplace, family relations, boss and employee, village, fish out of water, partners, lifestyle, friendship, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada
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72%
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Reinikainen (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: TV series Reinikainen follows the work and life of police officer Artturi Sakari Reinikainen. Seriesis a Tankki täyteen spin-off.
Style: sitcom
Plot: police, police officer, urban setting, city, city country contrast, police station, middle aged man, male female relationship, police sergeant
Time: 80s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Strange Calls (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
TV show
Story: City cop Toby Banks is demoted to night duty at Coolum Beach. He joins local eccentric Gregor to investigate the strange calls: phone calls that expose the paranormal mysteries of the town.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, not serious
Plot: investigation, social relations, small town, partners, supernatural, adventure, police officer, challenge, rivalry, friendship, chaos and mayhem, misfit partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Red Green Show (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The Red Green Show is a Canadian television comedy that aired on various channels in Canada, with its ultimate home at CBC Television, and on Public Broadcasting Service stations in the United States, from 1991 until the series finale April 7, 2006, ...
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, sitcom, offbeat ...
Plot: satire, battle of the sexes, goofy hero, lifestyle, guest, manhood, golf, disorder, family relations, media, hunting, media satire ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Due South (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Due South is a Canadian crime drama series with elements of comedy. The series was created by Paul Haggis, produced by Alliance Communications, and stars Paul Gross, David Marciano, Gordon Pinsent, Beau Starr, Camilla Scott, Ramona Milano, and ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: police officer, partners against crime, crime, fighting crime, law enforcement, partners, crimes, culture clash, odd couple, police detective, crush, crime investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Hidden Fortress (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Just like every other summer, the children of two camp-sites play "war". But, this summer it takes an interesting turn.
Style: captivating, humorous, semi serious, thought provoking, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: rich and poor, human nature, love and romance, adventure, youth, forbidden love, uninhibited rivalry, power relations, summer camp, fall in love, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Evening Shade (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Evening Shade is an American sitcom television series that aired on CBS from 1990 to 1994. The series stars Burt Reynolds as Wood Newton, an ex-professional football player for the Pittsburgh Steelers, who returns to rural Evening Shade, Arkansas to ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous
Plot: small town, high school, athlete and trainer, mathematics, family relations, athlete's life, friends, underdog, society, power relations, feminism, social relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Parent Family (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Life of a family of five: father, mother and their three boys.
Style: humorous, sitcom, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Plot: youth, family life, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, teenage love, couple relations, coming of age, teenager, family, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Fly by Night (1991)
Genre: Adventure
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Fly by Night is a Canadian adventure series co-produced by France, Canada and The United States that aired for one season in 1991 and was part of CBS' Crimetime After Primetime in the United States. The show stars David James Elliott as Mack, ...
Plot: airline, pilot, french canadian, airplane, small business, female boss, strong female lead
Place: vancouver, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Sunnyside (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Welcome to Sunnyside, the not-so-typical neighbourhood where anything can happen, and almost always does. From hipsters and yoga moms to meth addicts and romantic crooks, Sunnyside is a quirky neighbourhood in transition, where residents aren’t ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: silly humor, friendship, couples, family problems, family relations, family life, eccentric family, small town, siblings relations, social relations, small town life, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Eerie, Indiana: The Other Dimension (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Eerie, Indiana: The Other Dimension is a spin-off of Eerie, Indiana. This series aired on the Fox Kids Network in 1998.
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, scary
Plot: small town, disorder, amateur detective, youth, family, imaginary, investigation, parallel world, teenage life, suburbs, teenager, alternate dimension ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Luck (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Shane Bradley, who is fixated on ideas of luck and destiny, tries to win the girl of his dreams. After their relationship falters, Shane begins to think he might be unlucky and turns to gambling as an outlet for his obsession.
Style: humorous, touching, captivating, feel good, light ...
Plot: hopes, hockey, ice hockey, obsession, ambition, unfulfillment, small town, gambling, gambling debt, fall in love, rivalry, wooing ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Hellfjord (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Norway
Duration: 210 min.
TV show
Story: Please do not ask Sergeant Salmander about Gunnar. He loved that horse dearly and nobody feels worse about what happened to Salmander’s noble steed than Salmander himself. Yes, he understands that there were children present at the Independence ...
Style: humorous, surreal, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: police investigation, dark humor, small town, society, misfit, smuggling, social relations, law enforcement, fish out of water, newspaper reporter, police officer, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Pete Winning and the Pirates (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Armed with laser guns and wit, Pete Winning and his rag-tag crew navigate a global-warming flooded Canada in the not-too-distant future, in search of the self-crowned evil Queen's coveted maps of the new world.
Style: humorous, semi serious, futuristic, captivating, exciting
Plot: pirate, global warming, adventure, danger, escapades, laser, ship, imaginary, adventure hero, post apocalypse, swashbuckler, pirate ship ...
Time: future
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Almost Heroes (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Almost Heroes was a Canadian comedy TV series that premiered on Thursday, June 2, 2011 on Showcase, and ran for one season before being discontinued by Showcase at the beginning of the 2011 fall season. The series is centered on the lives of two ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family business, college graduate, family relations, workplace, lifestyle, workplace situations, silly humor, sibling relationship, brother brother relationship, comics, shopping mall, store ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
10 Items or Less (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: 10 Items or Less is a partly scripted, partly improvised American comedy series created by Nancy Hower, Robert Hickey and John Lehr. It starred Lehr as a less-than-successful businessman who returned home to run Greens & Grains, the family-owned ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: store, workplace, small town, misfit, boss and employee, friends, clerk, friendship, rivalry, silly humor, farce, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Ron James Show (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Ron James Show is a Canadian television comedy show, which debuted on CBC Television on September 25, 2009. Starring comedian Ron James, the show intersperses filmed and stage sketches with clips of James performing his stand-up routine. One of ...
Style: humorous, witty, biting, talky, cynical ...
Plot: politics, satire, society, state affairs, artists and showbiz, live audience, canadian humor, topical humor, new year's eve, political satire, live performance, stereotypes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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CODCO (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: CODCO was a Canadian comedy troupe from Newfoundland, best known for a sketch comedy series which aired on CBC Television from 1987 to 1992. Founded as a theatrical revue in 1973, CODCO drew on the province's cultural history of ...
Style: parody
Plot: satire, social satire, pop culture, actress playing multiple roles, canadian humor, joke
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Corner Gas: The Movie (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It’s been a few years, and there’s still not a lot going on 40 kilometers from nowhere. But that’s all about to change as the fine folks of Dog River, Saskatchewan face their biggest crisis ever. Brent and the gang discover that the town’s ...
Style: cynical, not serious, feel good, humorous, witty ...
Plot: small town life, private detective, best friends, small town, ambition, life turned upside down, friendship, disorder, farce, cons and scams, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Royal Canadian Air Farce (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A comedy sketch show focusing on Canadian events and affairs.
Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, celebrity culture, media satire, new year, state affairs, lifestyle, society, media, journalism, head of state, entertainment, celebrity impersonation ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Comedy Now! (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Comedy Now! is a Canadian comedy television series which debuted in 1997 featuring the newest in Canadian comedic talent. The show has won numerous Gemini Awards as well as many international awards. It is broadcast in Canada on The Comedy Network ...
Style: parody, offbeat, humorous, live comedy, comic
Plot: state affairs, social relations, society, workplace, media, music, performance, absurdism, pop culture, social satire, stage performance, stand up comedian ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
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37%
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Hank (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Hank is a comedy television series which ran on ABC from September 30, 2009, to November 4, 2009. The series was created by Tucker Cawley and is about a Wall Street executive who loses his job and reconnects with his small-town family. Hank ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: small town, family relations, family life, starting over, eccentric family, society, parents and children, unemployment, stock broker, small town life, husband wife relationship, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Style: realistic, not serious, witty, talky, humorous ...
Plot: theater, politics, religion, racial slur, gay sex, homosexuality, live performance, racism, stupidity, irreverence, ethnic humor, guest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Oliver Beene (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Oliver Beene is an American sitcom that premiered on Fox on March 9, 2003. The show was created by Howard Gewirtz. Set in 1962 and 1963, the show chronicled the trials and tribulations of the 11-to-12-year-old Oliver Beene, in first person ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, family life, eccentric family, lifestyle, teenage life, society, parents and children, americana, dentist, housewife, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
When Things Were Rotten (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: When Things Were Rotten is an American situation comedy television series created in 1975 by Mel Brooks and aired for half a season by ABC. A parody of the Robin Hood legend, the series starred Richard Gautier as Robin Hood. Also in the regular ...
Style: parody, sitcom
Plot: criminal, anachronism, theft, sword fight, outlaw, forest, robin hood, robbery, prince, heroes, archer, castle ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%