Movies and TV shows like Ally

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Ally (1999)
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Ally (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In this half hour version of the FOX top rated show Ally McBeal, David E. Kelley adds un-aired scenes of the original show. Plus, he cut all the court stories, making the show about Ally's personal stories only.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: legal, singleness, office, looking for love, daydreamer, workplace, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, lawyer, dream, single, female executive, female lawyer, surrealism, roommate, bathroom
Time: 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts

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Most similar movies to Ally

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 workplace situations, workplace, love and romance, couples, friendship, friends and looking for love mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Ally: Happyland (2014), Benched (2014), The Ex List (2008), The Drew Carey Show (1995), Ed (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 31K
Ally McBeal (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Ally McBeal is an American legal comedy-drama television series, originally aired on Fox from September 8, 1997 to May 20, 2002. Created by David E. Kelley, the series stars Calista Flockhart in the title role as a young lawyer working in the ...
Style: talky, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: law firm, roommate, lawyer, legal, workplace, seduction, workplace situations, friendship, workplace romance, legal action, looking for love, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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100%
 6.4
 1K
Happyland (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Having grown up in a world of manufactured happiness, Lucy, the cynical teenage daughter of a idealistic theme park princess mom, wants to get out and experience something real. When Ian, the new park owner's son, arrives and sweeps her off her ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: parents and children, fall in love, theme park, love and romance, workplace, workplace situations, teenage love, dysfunctional family, teenage life, teenager, strong female presence, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.1
 3K
Benched (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Nina is a dedicated, career driven corporate attorney who has a very public nervous breakdown after getting passed up for an expected promotion and now finds herself working as a public defender. Her personal and professional worlds are turned ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sitcom, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, life turned upside down, legal, disorder, courtroom, power relations, lawyer, love and romance, courtroom drama
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 945
The Ex List (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Ex List is an American comedy-drama television series based on the Israeli series The Mythological X created and written by Sigal Avin. The Americanized version, developed by Diane Ruggiero and produced by Fox Television Studios, premiered on ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, romantic, light, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romantic obsession, dating, lifestyle, love and romance, looking for love, singleness, friends, thirtysomething life, ex boyfriend, male female relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Drew Carey Show (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Drew is an assistant director of personnel in a Cleveland department store and he has been stuck there for ten years. Other than fighting with co-worker Mimi, his hobbies include drinking beer and not being able to get dates. To make a few extra ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, talky, realistic, not serious
Plot: loser, workplace, office, department store, love and romance, couples, bad attitude, unsupportive coworkers, ordinary person, irish, promotion, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.5
 7K
Ed (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After his wife leaves him and he's fired from his job at a high-profile New York city law firm, Ed Stevens moves back to his small hometown of Stuckeyville where he buys the local bowling alley and attempts to win the heart of his high school ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: bowling, small town, homecoming, starting over, looking for love, workplace, old love, social relations, old friend, couples, best friends, hotshot lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.5
 1K
Miss Match (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Miss Match is a 2003 American television series created by Jeff Rake and Darren Star and produced by Twentieth Century Fox, Darren Star Productions and Imagine Entertainment. It aired in the U.S. on NBC, Australia on Network Seven, Arena and FOX8, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: matchmaking, workplace romance, couples, romance, looking for love, parents and children, lifestyle, family relations, workplace situations, workplace, lawyer, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.4
 43K
Boston Legal (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Boston Legal is an American legal dramedy created by David E. Kelley and produced in association with 20th Century Fox Television for ABC. The series aired from October 3, 2004, to December 8, 2008. Boston Legal is a spin-off of long-running Kelley ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, thought provoking, contemplative ...
Plot: courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, law firm, lawyer, ethics, partners, legal, idealism, civil rights, workplace, society, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 7.6
 9K
Eli Stone (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Eli Stone is an American legal comedy-drama TV series, named for its title character. The series follows Stone, a San Francisco lawyer who begins to have hallucinations, which leads him to two possible conclusions: a potentially fatal brain ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, surreal, feel good ...
Plot: lawyer, trial, courtroom drama, legal, lawyers and clients, power relations, self discovery, family relations, dedicated lawyer, uptight character, siblings relations, a vision ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.3
 3K
HAPPYish (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Thom Payne is a 44 year-old man whose world is thrown into disarray when his 25 year-old "wunderkind" boss arrives, saying things like "digital," "social" and "viral." Is he in need of a ...
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: midlife crisis, workplace situations, workplace, boss and employee, unfulfillment, self discovery, introspection, happiness, love, couples, society, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Boston Public (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Boston Public is an American drama television series created by David E. Kelley and broadcast on Fox. It centered on Winslow High School, a fictional public high school located in Boston, Massachusetts. The show was named for the real public school ...
Style: humorous, sincere, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: high school, teachers and students, teacher student relationship, teacher, rivalry, youth, everyday life, teenage life, social problems, society, idealism, struggle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 104
Linc's (1998)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Linc's is an American comedy-drama based in a bar in Washington D.C.. The series starred Steven Williams, Pam Grier and Golden Brooks, and aired on Showtime for two seasons from 1998 to 2000 before being cancelled. After cancellation, it was ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: bar, politics, society, workplace, boss and employee, workplace situations, social relations, girlfriend, alcohol, discussion, controversy, customer ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.3
 311
Remember WENN (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Remember WENN is a comedy-drama television series that aired from 1996 to 1998 on the cable channel American Movie Classics. Created and written by Rupert Holmes and set at the fictional Pittsburgh radio station WENN in the early 1940s, it depicted ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, sitcom
Plot: radio show, radio dj, radio station, radio, workplace, media, lifestyle, partners, intern, workplace situations, disc jockey
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 30s
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.6
 3K
Hindsight (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The series begins with Becca on the eve of her second wedding. It all seems perfect this time around, but she is still plagued by doubt. What if she could fix everything, and make the 'right' choices this time? Becca finds herself thinking ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: changing the past or future, friendship, introspection, starting over, couple relations, best friends, couples, hopes, time travel, bittersweet, strong female presence, elevator ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.2
 2K
Get a Life (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Get a Life is a television sitcom that was broadcast in the United States on the Fox Network from September 23, 1990, to March 8, 1992. The show stars Chris Elliott as a 30-year-old paperboy named Chris Peterson. Peterson lived in an apartment above ...
Style: sitcom, offbeat, feel good, humorous, witty ...
Plot: workplace, single parent, optimism, thirtysomething life, workplace situations, suburbs, suburban life, singleness, lifestyle, prodigy, best friends, dying repeatedly ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Lipstick Jungle (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lipstick Jungle is an American comedy-drama television series created by DeAnn Heline and Eileen Heisler for NBC Universal Television Studio. The hour-long series was based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Candace Bushnell, who also ...
Style: talky, sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, friends, ambition, family life, career woman, workplace intrigue, thirtysomething life, family relations, workplace situations, best friends, couples, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Designing Women (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Designing Women is an American television sitcom that centered on the working and personal lives of four Southern women and one man in an interior design firm in Atlanta, Georgia. It aired on the CBS television network from September 29, 1986 until ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, interior design, looking for love, feminism, battle of the sexes, thirtysomething life, workplace situations, boss and employee, workplace, single parent, siblings relations, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.3
 8K
Fairly Legal (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: Kate Reed is a firm believer that justice can always be found--even if it's not always in the courtroom. Once a lawyer at her family's esteemed San Francisco firm, Kate's frustration with the legal system led her to a new career as a ...
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, sincere, realistic
Plot: female lawyer, law firm, boss and employee, family relations, death of parent, starting over, introspection, workplace situations, parents and children, workplace, career change, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 7.8
 49K
Cheers (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Cheers is an American sitcom television series that ran for 11 seasons from 1982 to 1993. It was produced by Charles/Burrows/Charles Productions in association with Paramount Network Television for NBC and created by the team of James Burrows, Glen ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, realistic, not serious, humorous ...
Plot: womanizer, bar, sexism, couples, couple relations, looking for love, lifestyle, workplace romance, unwanted pregnancy, opposites attract, workplace, everyday life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Kevin from Work (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: A workplace comedy centered on Kevin, a young man who declares his unrequited love for his coworker Audrey in a letter, believing he’ll never see her again after he accepts a job overseas. But when the opportunity falls through and Kevin is forced ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, light, feel good ...
Plot: love and romance, co worker co worker relationship, workplace romance, workplace situations, workplace, office, office romance, unrequited love, friendship between men, workplace humor, coworker relationship, male friendship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
St. Elsewhere (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: St. Elsewhere is an American medical drama television series that originally ran on NBC from October 26, 1982 to May 25, 1988. The series starred Ed Flanders, Norman Lloyd and William Daniels as teaching doctors at a lightly-regarded Boston hospital ...
Style: realistic, serious, witty, talky, captivating ...
Plot: hospital, dark humor, workplace, doctors and patients, workplace situations, intern, power relations, doctor, surgery, emergency room, administration, aids ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.3
 5K
Ground Floor (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Brody, a young hot-shot banker at Whitestone Trust, thought he was just having a one-night stand with Jennifer, a beautiful woman he met at a bar. But when he discovers that she works in maintenance for the building where he works, their worlds ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, sitcom
Plot: workplace romance, office, boss, workplace situations, coincidence, love and romance, employer employee relationship, employment, workplace, romance, boss and employee, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.2
 11K
Wings (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Brothers Brian and Joe Hackett attempt to run an airline on the New England island of Nantucket while surrounded by their various wacky friends and employees.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, touching, not serious ...
Plot: airport, family relations, workplace, friendship, siblings relations, workplace situations, staff, sibling relationship, aviation, brother brother relationship, sister sister relationship, waiter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The Golden Girls (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Golden Girls is an American sitcom, created by Susan Harris, that originally aired on NBC from September 14, 1985, to May 9, 1992. Starring Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan and Estelle Getty, the show centers on four older women sharing a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: elderly, female friendship, singleness, parents and children, family relations, best friends, lifestyle, friendship, mother daughter relationship, storytelling, female protagonist, infidelity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: florida, miami, usa, atlanta georgia, minnesota ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
When Shall We Kiss? (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Hungary
TV show
Story: The chronicles of the lives of young urban adults in Budapest.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couples, looking for love, romance, love affair, unfulfilled love, love and romance, unfulfillment
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 8.3
 239K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Two Guys and a Girl is an American sitcom created by Kenny Schwartz and Danny Jacobson. It ran on ABC from March 10, 1998, to May 16, 2001. Eighty-one episodes were aired over four seasons. The series stars Ryan Reynolds, Traylor Howard and Richard ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: friendship, roommate, basketball, twentysomething life, indoor, love and romance, buddies, lifestyle, workplace, ordinary person, architect, medical school ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The New WKRP in Cincinnati (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The New WKRP in Cincinnati is a sequel/spin-off of the original CBS sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati. It was made for the syndication market from 1991 to 1993. MTM Enterprises produced the show. Gordon Jump, Frank Bonner, and Richard Sanders reprised ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: workplace, radio dj, power relations, boss and employee, media, workplace situations, radio show, radio, radio announcer, rock and roll, radio station, office ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.4
 18K
Drop Dead Diva (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A shallow model suddenly dies in an accident only to find her soul resurfacing in the body of a brilliant, plus-sized attorney.
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: body swapping, law firm, overweight, reincarnation, back from the dead, supernatural, heaven and hell, lawyer, physical appearance, fat girl, heaven, model ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Cashmere Mafia (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cashmere Mafia is an American television comedy-drama which ran on ABC from January 6, 2008 to February 20, 2008. The series was created by Kevin Wade, who also served as executive producer alongside Darren Star, Gail Katz, Jeff Rake and Michael ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ambitious woman, relationship vs career, friendship, lifestyle, love and romance, workplace, workplace situations, couple relations, best friends, gender, ambition, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%