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The Book Group (2002)
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The Book Group (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The Book Group is a comedy drama that aired on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom between 2002 and 2003 and ran for two series. It was written and directed by the American-born Glasgow resident Annie Griffin, who also wrote and directed Festival. It was the winner of two BAFTA Scotland awards. In January 2006, it was announced that screenwriter Andrew Davies would make a feature film adaptation of The Book Group for Film 4, but the project was never started.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sitcom, talky, sex comedy
Plot: friendship, social relations, love, loneliness, closeted homosexual, disability, indoor, alcohol, sexual frustration, american tourist, book, tea, cookie, gay interest, football player, swearing
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and sitcom films and TV series with plots about friendship, friends, social relations, youth, british humour, buddies and friend mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Book Group: W817 (1999), Robson Arms (2005), DTLA (2012), C.A. (2006), Drifters (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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W817 (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium
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Story: The show is about 6 students living together in a student house.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom
Plot: buddies, youth, love and romance, social relations, friends, friendship, shoplifting, business, computer, living together, student, school ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, belgium
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Robson Arms (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Robson Arms is a Canadian television series that began airing on CTV on June 17, 2005 and ended on June 30, 2008. Robson Arms is a co-production between Vancouver-based Omni Film Productions Limited and Halifax's Creative Atlantic ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, sitcom, realistic ...
Plot: neighbor, social relations, human nature, apartment, apartment building, handyman, mixed marriage, hamster, weirdo
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, vancouver
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DTLA (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: DTLA is a gay-themed television series which premiered October 24, 2012. The series was created, and is co-produced and directed by Larry Kennar. It follows a group of friends in Downtown Los Angeles under the slogan: One City, Seven Lives / Old ...
Style: realistic, humorous, psychological, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, sexual relations, couple relations, gender, lgbt, group of friends, gay relationship, love, buddies, couples, friends, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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76%
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C.A. (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
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Story: Ten years after hanging their diploma on the wall, four friends who graduated together from a business management school reach a conclusion: while they believed that their academic training would be the corner stone of their lives, that is not the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, atmospheric, captivating, semi serious
Plot: friendship, looking for love, lifestyle, friends, promiscuity, thirtysomething life, singleness, couple relations, love, rivalry, society, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, lifestyle, friendship, best friends, friends, twentysomething life, roommate, female friendship, british humour, strong female presence, petty job, young adult ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
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73%
Survivor's Remorse (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Cam Calloway is about to find out the price he'll pay for stardom, love and loyalty. A basketball star in his early 20s, Calloway's life changes after he signs a multimillion-dollar contract with a team in Atlanta. He arrives in Georgia ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, sitcom
Plot: rising to stardom, athlete's life, ambition, friendship, celebrity culture, friends
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The Sale of Paradise (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Many immigrants, when they arrived in Spain, thought they had found paradise, soon thwarted all their dreams of prosperity. Many of them then decided to return to their land, but not so simple. In a pension match various immigrants end up ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, surreal, light ...
Plot: friendship, misfit, social misfits, social relations, society, immigrants, friends, hotel, haunted by the past, love, widower, sale ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madrid, spain, mexico
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Physical or Chemical (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: Física o Química was a Spanish television series made by Antena 3. The first episode premiered on 4 February 2008. Before its televised broadcast, Física o Química was released on cell phones in Vodafone live! and on the official website of ...
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Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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64%
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Beaver Falls (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Style: humorous, captivating, light, psychological, sexy ...
Audience: teens
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Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
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Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
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As If (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Argentina
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: As If is a British comedy-drama series broadcast on Channel 4. There were 76 episodes across four series, the first broadcast on January 22, 2001 and the last on July 31, 2004.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
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Mapp & Lucia (2014)
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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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.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Max & Paddy's Road to Nowhere (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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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Copy (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
TV show
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
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My Generation (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Style: serious, sincere, humorous, sentimental, realistic
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Some Girls is a British comedy series written by Bernadette Davis that airs on BBC Three. The show stars Adelayo Adedayo, Mandeep Dhillon, Alice Felgate, Natasha Jonas, Dolly Wells, Colin Salmon, Jassa Ahluwalia and Franz Drameh. It debuted on 6 ...
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Audience: girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: I Just Want My Pants Back is an American comedy-drama that premiered with a special sneak peek on August 28, 2011 on MTV, with the series airing the new episodes beginning on February 2, 2012. The series is based on David J. Rosen's 2007 novel ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, light
Audience: teens
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45%
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, humorous, realistic
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Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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 ⇓
42%
Last of the Summer Wine (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Unencumbered by wives, jobs or any other responsibilities, three senior citizens who've never really grown up explore their world in the Yorkshire Dales. They spend their days speculating about their fellow townsfolk and thinking up adventures ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
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41%
Twenty Twelve (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
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Clatterford (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Jam & Jerusalem is a British sit-com that aired on BBC One from 2006 to 2009. Written by Jennifer Saunders and Abigail Wilson, it starred Sue Johnston, Jennifer Saunders, Pauline McLynn, Dawn French, Maggie Steed, David Mitchell, and Sally ...
Style: witty, uplifting, semi serious, humorous, sincere ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Rodney (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: sitcom, humorous, light, entertaining, feel good ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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