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A Bit of a Do (1989)
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A Bit of a Do (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A Bit of a Do is a British comedy drama series based on the books by David Nobbs. The show starred David Jason and was aired on ITV in 1989. It was made for the ITV network by Yorkshire Television. The show was set in a fictional Yorkshire town. Each episode took place at a different social function and followed the changing lives of two families, the working-class Simcocks and the middle-class Rodenhursts, together with their respective friends, Rodney and Betty Sillitoe, and Neville Badger. The series begins with the wedding of Ted and Rita Simcock's son Paul to Laurence and Liz Rodenhurst's daughter Jenny; an event at which Ted and Liz begin an affair. The subsequent fallout from this affair forms the basis for most of the first series.
Plot: working class, middle class, party, affair, family relations, adulterous husband, adultery, vegetarian, two brothers, father son relationship, newlyweds, drunkenness, marital infidelity, mother daughter relationship, young couple, real estate agent, newlywed, marital problem, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, parent grown child relationship, widower, marital separation, husband wife conflict, working class family ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and sitcom films and TV series with plots about family relations, working class, husband wife relationship, society, british humour, couples and parents and children mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like A Bit of a Do: Common As Muck (1994), Open All Hours (1976), The Darling Buds of May (1991), Barbara (1995), At Home with the Braithwaites (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Common As Muck (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Common As Muck is a gritty BBC comedy drama serial focusing on the lives of a crew of bin men and their management staff. It ran for two series.
Plot: father, college, affair, son, stripper, job interview, boss, betrayal, hospital, working class, council, friendship ...
Place: northern england
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Open All Hours (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Open All Hours is a BBC sitcom written by Roy Clarke and starring Ronnie Barker as a miserly shop keeper and David Jason as his put-upon nephew who works as his errand boy. It ran for 26 episodes in four series, which premiered in 1976, 1981, 1982 ...
Style: sitcom, contemplative, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: store, uncle, nephew, storekeeper, groom, shopkeeper, nurse, miser, customer, family relations, generation gap, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: northern england, yorkshire, england, europe
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41%
The Darling Buds of May (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: An idyllic picture of 1950's rural England as seen through the lives of the Larkins, a farm family living in Kent. The show revolves around Pa Larkin, a man of a kind and mischievous nature with a penchant for getting into scrapes and talking ...
Style: realistic, not serious, feel good, witty, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: countryside, english countryside, family relations, eccentric family, lifestyle, farm, housewife, nagging and grouching, fall in love, parents and children, family life, taxes ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Barbara (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Barbara is a British sitcom starring Gwen Taylor in the title role. A pilot was broadcast in 1995, and three series were then televised from 1999 to 2003. It was made by Central Television, and filmed at their Lenton Lane studios in Nottingham in ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, suburbs, eccentric family, suburban life, family life, workplace situations, society, couples, perversion, couple relations, family, farce ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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
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34%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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 ⇓
32%
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Micawber (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 195 min.
TV show
Story: Micawber is a 2001 ITV comedy drama series starring David Jason. It was written by John Sullivan, based upon the character of Wilkins Micawber from Charles Dickens' novel David Copperfield, although the storylines were original. Sullivan had ...
Plot: homosexuality, snake, hunting, debt, trial, charles dickens, child, butler, striptease, nobility, optimism, play ...
Time: 1840s
Place: london
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32%
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Fortysomething (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Fortysomething is a 2003 British comedy-drama series, starring and directed by Hugh Laurie as Paul Slippery, a doctor facing a mid-life crisis. His wife Estelle is starting a new career as a headhunter. His three sons, Rory, a student at the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family, middle aged man, midlife crisis, family relations, middle aged, family life, struggle, british humour, frustration, family problems, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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31%
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No Angels (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: No Angels is a critically acclaimed British television comedy drama series, produced by the independent production company World Productions for Channel 4, which ran for three series from 2004 to 2006. It was devised by Toby Whithouse.
Style: sexy, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: hospital, nurse, female friendship, couples, workplace romance, sexual relations, workplace, promiscuity, friendship, doctor, treatment, dating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Rita, Sue and Bob Too! (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Realistic story of working class Yorkshire life. Two schoolgirls have a sexual fling with a married man. Serious and light-hearted by turns. Rita, Sue And Bob Too was adapted by Andrea Dunbar from two of her own controversial plays. Rita (Siobhan ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, cult film ...
Plot: infidelity, sexual promiscuity, schoolgirl, affair, teenager, sexual relations, youth, best friends, unfulfillment, friends, strong sexual content, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: northern england, yorkshire, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Perfect Strangers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 238 min.
TV show
Story: A darkly comic tale of a young man who comes face to face with his huge family - a variety of eccentrics, all of whom are hiding secrets from their pasts. At a family reunion Raymond is presented with a copy of the family tree and is absolutely ...
Style: emotional, serious, captivating, twists and turns, witty ...
Plot: family reunited, family relations, reunion, haunted by the past, uncover truth, dishonesty, family feud, estrangement, family gatherings, family life, hotel, family secret ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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White Teeth (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: An adaptation of Zadie Smith's bestseller concerning the lives of two families from as far back as the 1800s and India to late 1990s Willesden.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, multicultural
Plot: family relations, opposites attract, interracial relations, society, immigrants, parents and children, culture clash, family life, social differences, social decay, couple relations, generation gap ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, 90s, 20s ...
Place: london, europe, england, bangladesh
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The House of Flowers (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The outward perfection of a family-run flower business hides a dark side rife with dysfunctional secrets in this darkly humorous comedy series.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, cynical, emotional, romantic
Plot: dysfunctional family, father daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, sibling rivalry, mother daughter relationship, family business, intrigue, family relations, changing lives, coup, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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 ⇓
28%
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 ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: northern england, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
All Creatures Great and Small (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: The heartwarming and humorous adventures of a young country vet in the Yorkshire Dales in the 1930s. A remake of the 1978 series.
Style: sweet, humorous, funny, light, sentimental
Plot: veterinarian, village life, scot, golden retriever, new life, human animal relationship, animal human communication, following a dream, animal life, friendship, animal rescue, countryside ...
Time: 1930s
Place: yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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I Hate Suzie (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 280 min.
TV show
Story: Suzie Pickles, a star on the wane, has her whole life upended when her phone is hacked and a photo of her emerges in an extremely compromising position.
Style: depressing, live comedy, ironic, humorous
Plot: celebrity, sex scandal, mental health, star, actress, husband wife relationship, redemption, depression, creative block, showbiz, career, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Boys from the Blackstuff (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Alan Bleasdale's hugely acclaimed mini-series echoes the misery and despair of long-term unemployment. Set in Liverpool, these profoundly moving human dramas follow in turn the attempts of five working-class heroes to survive.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: unemployment, working class, life is a bitch, society, parents and children, down on your luck, character on the edge, labor union, life turned upside down, realism, family relations, layoff ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, northern england, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Grafters (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: Grafters was a British drama–comedy programme originally broadcast in the UK on ITV from 27 October 1998 to 20 December 1999 for 16 episodes over two series. Grafters was based around the Purvis brothers Joe and Trevor, who along with their ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: couples, brother, construction worker, social differences, siblings relations, couple relations, workplace situations, social relations, family relations, unfulfillment, workplace, sibling relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
All Creatures Great and Small (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: All Creatures Great and Small is a British television series, based on the books of the British veterinary surgeon Alf Wight, who wrote under the pseudonym James Herriot. Ninety episodes were aired over two three-year runs. The first run was based ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: veterinarian, pets, medical, workplace, wounded animal, doctors and patients, family business, family relations, village life, veterinary clinic, boss and employee, animal training ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: yorkshire, europe, england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Likely Lads (1964)
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
Plot: working class, friendship, friends, factory worker, buddies, workplace, society, workplace situations, pub, electrician, friendship between men, male friendship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: northern england, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Buddha of Suburbia (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 222 min.
TV show
Story: The Buddha of Suburbia is a 1993 British four-part television serial, directed by Roger Michell. Based on the novel of the same name by Hanif Kureishi, the programme starred Naveen Andrews as the main character, Karim Amir. The programme's ...
Style: sincere, witty, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: satire, immigrants, infidelity, suburbs, nudity (full frontal - brief), actor, racism, hippie, punk rock, arranged marriage, drugs/alcohol, self fulfillment ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
All in the Family (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Archie Bunker, a working class bigot, constantly squabbles with his family over the important issues of the day.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, biting, talky ...
Plot: working class, satire, family relations, liberal, conservative, success, stupidity, society, eccentric family, social differences, family life, parents and children ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Ballykissangel (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Ballykissangel is a BBC television drama set in Ireland, produced in-house by BBC Northern Ireland. The original story revolved around a young English Roman Catholic priest as he became part of a rural community. It ran for six series, which were ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Plot: small town, village life, pub, small town life, working class, rich and poor, workplace romance, suburbs, boss and employee, suburban life, workplace, clergy ...
Place: ireland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Meantime (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A working-class family in London's East End is struggling to stay afloat during the recession under Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's premiership. Only the mother Mavis is working; father Frank and the couple's two sons Colin, a ...
Style: humorous, touching, gloomy, realistic, semi serious
Plot: working class, friendship, unemployment, mentally challenged, skinhead, love and romance, social misfits, society, life is a bitch, misfit, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, europe, england, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Last Tango in Halifax (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Celia and Alan are both widowed and in their seventies. When their respective grandsons put their details on Facebook, they rediscover a passionate relationship that started over sixty years ago.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Plot: elderly lovers, romance, old love, lesbian, family relations, elderly, teacher, grandparent and grandchild, career, marriage, middle aged, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 15K
Shameless (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a young group of siblings pretty much abandoned by their parents, surviving by their wits - and humor - on a rough Manchester council estate. Whilst they won't admit it, they need help and find it in Steve, a young middle class lad ...
Style: humorous, emotional, realistic, cynical, captivating ...
Plot: drugs/alcohol, family problems, dysfunctional family, working class, gay teenager, siblings relations, parents and children, single father, alcohol abuse, everyday life, grownups, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, northern england, europe, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Trench Road (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Simply put, this is a movie about the identity crisis of a modern man.
Style: social realism, psychological thriller, psychotronic, neurotic, brutal
Plot: marital problem, dark humor, desperation, family relations, broken family, obsession, real estate, blackmail, marital separation, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional marriage, domestic violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%