Movies and TV shows like Young Sheldon

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Young Sheldon (2017)
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Young Sheldon (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The early life of child genius Sheldon Cooper, later seen in The Big Bang Theory.
Style: clever, witty, humorous, philosophical
Plot: genius, child prodigy, school, boy, prodigy, mathematician, kids and family, childhood, family, scientist, adolescence, parents and children, fame, society, child protagonist, family conflict, atheism, mother son relationship, sibling, male protagonist, physics
Time: 90s, year 1990, 1990s, year 1989
Place: texas, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, sitcom, realistic and witty films and TV series with plots about family relations, parents and children, family, youth, society, family life and husband wife relationship mostly in Comedy, Romance and Family genres. Some movies like Young Sheldon: The Big Bang Theory (2007), The Middle (2009), Fresh Off the Boat (2015), Speechless (2016), The Mick (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Big Bang Theory (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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Story: The Big Bang Theory is centered on five characters living in Pasadena, California: roommates Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper; Penny, a waitress and aspiring actress who lives across the hall; and Leonard and Sheldon's equally geeky and ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa, pasadena california
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The Middle (2009)
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Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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Fresh Off the Boat (2015)
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Duration: 22 min.
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Speechless (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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