Movies and TV shows like Common As Muck

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Common As Muck (1994)
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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: college, betrayal, stripper, father, boss, son, job interview, affair, friendship, hospital, drunkenness, working class, pension, council, death, sex scene, retirement, dating, garbage collector, heart attack, date, british humour, sex
Place: northern england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films and TV series with plots about friendship, working class, society, british humour, workplace, family relations and friends mostly in Comedy, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Common As Muck: A Bit of a Do (1989), The Full Monty (1997), Prospects (1986), Grown-ish (2018), The Likely Lads (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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. ...
Plot: middle class, working class, affair, party, marital infidelity, brother in law brother in law relationship, adulterous husband, young couple, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, husband wife relationship, drunkenness ...
Place: northern england, yorkshire
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The Full Monty (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sheffield, England. Gaz, a jobless steelworker in need of quick cash persuades his mates to bare it all in a one-night-only strip show.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: unemployment, stripper, striptease, working class, gay, suicide attempt, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), rehearsal, homosexual, family relations, audition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, northern england, united kingdom, yorkshire, london
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100%
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Prospects (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Prospects is a British television comedy drama series that was written by Alan Janes and originally shown on Channel 4 in 1986. Created by Euston Films who had a pedigree of producing successful, gritty drama such as The Sweeney and Minder, it ...
Plot: british, interracial friendship, black british, working class, unemployment, friendship, interracial relations, british humour
Place: east end london, london, england
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46%
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Grown-ish (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Zoey Johnson heads to college and begins her hilarious journey to adulthood but quickly discovers that not everything goes her way once she leaves the nest.
Style: light, romantic, sweet, emotional
Plot: college, group of friends, grownups, university, coming of age, teenager, friendship, fashion, friends who live together, female student, frat party, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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45%
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Big Shots (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Four friends are at the top of their game...until the women in their lives enter the room. Lines between boardroom and bedroom blur when these competitive but dysfunctional CEOs take refuge in their friendship, discussing business, confiding ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, light, sexy ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, ceo, buddies, boss, workplace intrigue, corporate world, mistress, power relations, success, workplace, business ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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43%
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Mile High (2003)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Mile High is a British television drama based on the lives of the cabin crew members of Fresh!, a budget airline based in London. The name of the show comes from the "Mile High Club". The show was broadcast on Sky1 from 2003 to 2005 and ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sexy, serious, sincere ...
Plot: airplane, friendship, couples, friends, gossip and rumors, workplace, buddies, partners, working class, airline, british, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, london
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43%
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The Office (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Office is a British sitcom television series that was first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC Two on 9 July 2001. Created, written, and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, the programme is about the day-to-day lives of office ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, realistic, not serious, feel good ...
Plot: office, employer employee relationship, boss, workplace, everyday life, coworker, boss and employee, job, workplace problem, goofy hero, disorder, frustration ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe
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43%
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Scrubs (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: In the unreal world of Sacred Heart Hospital, John "J.D" Dorian learns the ways of medicine, friendship and life.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, sincere, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, doctor, doctors and patients, mentor, workplace situations, hospital, workplace romance, love and romance, roommate, nurse, interracial relations, verbal byplay ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california
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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, ...
Style: sitcom, witty, clever, touching, humorous ...
Plot: working class, family business, father, son, workplace situations, city life, urban, parents and children, society, workplace, lifestyle, family life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: england, europe, united kingdom, london
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Dear White People (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: At a predominantly white Ivy League college, a diverse group of students navigate various forms of racial and other types of discrimination.
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating, humorous, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: racism, social justice, college, racial issues, racial tension, young adult, friends, society, friendship, love and romance, life philosophy, youth ...
Time: contemporary
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42%
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Funland (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Funland is a comedy / thriller serial, produced by the BBC that was first screened from 23 October 2005 to 7 November 2005, on the digital channel BBC Three. Created by Jeremy Dyson and Simon Ashdown, the series consists of a fifty-minute opening ...
Style: surreal, tense, suspense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: cuckold, murder, clue, dark secret, stripper, husband wife relationship, corruption, deception, criminal underworld, dead mother, strip club, greed ...
Time: 2000s
Place: northern england
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42%
Hospital Playlist (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 84 min.
TV show
Story: Every day is extraordinary for five doctors and their patients inside a hospital, where birth, death and everything in between coexist.
Style: sincere, captivating, medical drama, realistic, sentimental
Plot: medical, patient, doctor, friendship, hospital, job, coworker relationship, treatment, doctors and patients, medical profession, backstage, divorced man ...
Place: korea
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42%
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The Other Guy (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A successful radio host deals with heartbreak like any young man: binge drinking, offensive behaviour, misuse of Class A substances and sexual entanglements.
Plot: girlfriend boyfriend relationship, radio announcer, dating, radio dj, australian, affair
Place: sydney australia
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Green Wing (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 65 min.
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Story: Green Wing is a British sitcom set in the fictional East Hampton Hospital. It was created by the same team behind the sketch show Smack the Pony, led by Victoria Pile, and stars Tamsin Greig, Stephen Mangan and Julian Rhind-Tutt. Although set in a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: hospital, love triangle, comedy of errors, love affair, workplace, fall in love, battle of the sexes, prank, nurse, workplace romance, workplace situations, doctor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, england
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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 ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sitcom, talky ...
Plot: friendship, social relations, love, loneliness, closeted homosexual, disability, indoor, american tourist, alcohol, sexual frustration, gay interest, cookie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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 ⇓
41%
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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 ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: northern england, england, europe
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40%
Hotel Babylon (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hotel Babylon is a British television drama series based on the book of the same name by Imogen Edwards-Jones, that aired from 19 January 2006 to 14 August 2009, produced by independent production company Carnival Films for BBC One. The show ...
Style: sentimental, witty, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: hotel, workplace romance, concierge, guest, uptight character, boss, manager, ambitious, sexual tension, workplace, vacation, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, london
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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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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
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40%
A Room for Romeo Brass (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two twelve-year-old boys, Romeo and Gavin, undergo an extraordinary test of character and friendship when Morell, a naive but eccentric and dangerous stranger, comes between them. Morell befriends with the two boys and later asks them to help him ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, disturbing, touching
Plot: friendship, dysfunctional family, working class, family relations, friends, family problems, best friends, youth, human nature, teenage life, rejection, 13 year old ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Red Band Society (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Children and teenagers become friends in a hospital where they are all patients. Together they try to escape the sad reality to create their own world with their own codes , while the nursing staff do their best to bring them a little happiness ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, compassionate, thought provoking ...
Plot: anorexia, teenage life, hospital, life is a bitch, child cancer, doctor, friendship, coming of age, friends, hopes, doctor patient relationship, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Rock & Chips (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: Prequel to Only Fools and Horses, set in the 1960s, Joan Trotter is in an unhappy marriage with the work-shy Reg, with whom she has a teenage son, Derek ("Del Boy"). However, the reappearance in Peckham of bank robber, "art ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: working class, society, theft, lifestyle, childbirth, dishonesty, infidelity, pregnancy, promotion, petty criminal, bittersweet, living with parents ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1960
Place: london, england, europe
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40%
A Very Peculiar Practice (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A young and idealistic Doctor Stephen Daker arrives at Lowlands University to work at the Health Centre, but has to cope with an eccentric set of colleagues.
Style: surreal, touching, realistic, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: satire, university, misfit, medical school, social misfits, teachers and students, society, doctors and patients, nun, polish, power relations, dark humor ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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 ⇓
40%
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Brassic (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A group of working-class friends finding unconventional ways to win at life in northern suburbia. These lads have dealt, scammed, bribed and conned their way through adolescence, but now, on the brink of adulthood, their dealing and stealing is ...
Style: realistic, talky, humorous
Plot: bipolar disorder, marijuana, lifestyle, gang, friendship, scheme, crimes, unemployed, youth, money, escapades, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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
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Sleepers (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Amidst the thaw of glasnost, the Kremlin discovers that two Soviet agents, sent to England under deep cover in 1965, have been "lost." A beautiful and ambitious Russian agent, sent to London to track them down, becomes embroiled in a ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: kgb, espionage, spy, double agent, self fulfillment, changing lives, bait, temptation, workplace intrigue, self discovery, political intrigue, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, russia, europe, london
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