Movies and TV shows like Borderline 2016

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Borderline (2016)
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Borderline (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mockumentary based in the border security office of fictional Northend Airport, a small provincial airport which may lack a little in glamour, but still must abide by the same rules as larger international airports
Style: parody, sitcom
Plot: workplace, border guard, office, airport, immigration, foreigner, security, improv, prank, government official, luggage, storyteller, british humour

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sitcom, humorous, realistic and semi serious films and TV series with plots about british humour, workplace, workplace situations, satire, office, staff and workplace humor mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Borderline: Executive Stress (1986), Surgical Spirit (1989), Look Around You (2002), Yes Minister (1980), The Jane Show (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Executive Stress (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Executive Stress is a British sitcom that aired on ITV from 1986 to 1988. Produced by Thames Television, it first aired on 20 October 1986. After three series, the last episode aired on 27 December 1988. Written by George Layton, Executive Stress ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: middle aged woman, workplace, husband wife relationship, secret marriage, office, marriage, british humour
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95%
Surgical Spirit (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Surgical spirit is a British situation-comedy television series starring Nichola McAuliffe and Duncan Preston that was broadcast from 14 April 1989 through to 7 July 1995. It was written by Annie Bruce, Raymond Dixon, Graeme Garden, Peter Learmouth, ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: surgeon, workplace, hospital, neurotic woman, surgery, gossip, theater, british humour
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71%
Look Around You (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Look around you. Look around you. Just look around you. What do you see? A tree. A weather-vane. A discarded lollipop-wrapper. A traffic shop. All of these things, and any other things you may care to mention, have one thing in common. Can you work ...
Style: parody, surreal
Plot: experiment, education, british humour, science and technology, satire, british tv, science
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57%
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Yes Minister (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set principally in the private office of a British Cabinet minister in the Department of Administrative Affairs in Whitehall, Yes Minister follows the ministerial career of The Rt Hon Jim Hacker MP, played by Paul Eddington. His various struggles to ...
Style: sitcom, clever, humorous, witty, suspense ...
Plot: satire, politics, secretary, british politics, politician, minister, workplace situations, dimwit, government official, dishonesty, state affairs, manipulations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: england, europe, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Jane Show (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Jane Show is a Canadian television sitcom produced by Shaftesbury Films that was shown on Global from 2006 to 2007. The series stars Teresa Pavlinek as Jane Black, an aspiring novelist who takes a corporate job after her life undergoes a major ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: thirtysomething life, office, workplace situations, love and romance, workplace, working woman, canadian humor, dating
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Son of the Beach (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A parody of "Baywatch" featuring Malibu Adjacent's Notch Johnson, the world's greatest lifeguard (hardly), and his unit SPF-30.
Style: parody, sitcom, humorous, not serious, sexy ...
Plot: lifeguard, workplace situations, workplace, cliche, adult humor, beach, absurd humor, girl wearing a miniskirt, physical appearance, cleavage, profanity, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Come Fly with Me (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy series set in a busy airport and on the departing and arriving flights, featuring characters played by Matt Lucas and David Walliams.
Style: parody, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: airport, satire, workplace, staff, passenger, everyday life, stewardess, cross dressing, society, workplace situations, tourist, pilot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Thick of It (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, cynical, humorous, witty ...
Plot: politics, satire, state affairs, workplace, workplace situations, political intrigue, government official, politician, society, political satire, stupidity, british humour ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Trollied (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Set in Valco, a fictional budget supermarket in the north west of England, Trollied finds the funny in one of our most familiar surroundings and focuses on the types of characters we all recognise: bored checkout staff, ineffectual managers and a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: supermarket, workplace, workplace situations, supportive coworker, employer employee relationship, workplace humor, store, petty job, flirting, strong female presence, employment, job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Utopia (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Set inside the offices of the "Nation Building Authority", a newly created government organisation responsible for overseeing major infrastructure projects, Utopia explores that moment when bureaucracy and grand dreams collide. It's a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: political satire, workplace, disorder, workplace situations, office, workplace humor, bureaucracy, satire, politics, government agency, incompetence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Comic Strip Presents... (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: The Comic Strip is a group of British comedians, who came to prominence in the 1980s. They are known for their television series The Comic Strip Presents... which was labelled as an example of alternative comedy. The core members are Adrian ...
Style: parody, anthology, surreal, alternative comedy
Plot: satire, comedy team, british humour
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Windsors (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy soap opera re-imagining the lives of the British Royal Family as you have never seen them before.
Style: parody, sitcom, feel good, light, humorous
Plot: royal family, husband wife relationship, political satire, family relations, father son relationship, rivalry, satire, dialogue, escapades, british humour, british royal family, jealousy ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Still Open All Hours (2013)
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, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: store, family relations, workplace situations, workplace, parents and children, british humour, family business, friendship, grocery store, salesman, photograph, customer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Hi-de-Hi! (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hi-de-Hi! is a British sitcom set in Maplins, a fictional holiday camp, during 1959 and 1960, and was written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft, who also wrote Dad's Army and It Ain't Half Hot Mum amongst others. It aired on the BBC from 1980 ...
Style: sitcom, comic
Plot: staff, workplace, entertainment, farce, english, entrepreneur, british, seaside town, british humour, jockey, snobbism, unrequited love ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1960, year 1959
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Chef! (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Chef! is a British situation comedy starring Lenny Henry that aired as twenty episodes over three series from 1993 to 1996 on the BBC. The show was created and primarily written by Peter Tilbury based on an idea from Lenny Henry and produced for the ...
Style: sitcom, cynical, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Plot: workplace, restaurant, chef, cooking, patronizing, cooking and food, hotshot, african american, french, temperamental, hapless, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Agony (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Agony is a British sitcom that aired on ITV from 1979 to 1981. It starred Maureen Lipman as a successful agony aunt but whose own personal life and marriage is a disaster. It was written by Len Richmond, Anna Raeburn, Stan Hey and Andrew Nickolds. ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: satire, mother, radio, marriage, magazine, columnist, male homosexuality, psychiatrist, british humour, secretary, office, jewish ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Disillusioned after a long career at Sunshine Desserts, Perrin goes through a mid-life crisis and fakes his own death. Returning in disguise after various attempts at finding a 'new life', he gets his old job back and finds nothing has ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: midlife crisis, workplace, faked death, suburbs, satire, disorder, disgruntled, hidden identity, dishonesty, unfulfillment, hopes, power relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Intelligence (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: When an arrogant, maverick National Security Agent comes over from the US to join a newly-formed team tackling cybercrime at Britain's security headquarters, he enlists an inept and tactless computer analyst Joseph in a power grab that ...
Style: not serious, humorous, funny, witty, sitcom
Plot: obnoxious boss, workplace, workplace situations, intern, new job, employer employee relationship, job, office, analyst, american in the uk, unsupportive coworkers, career ...
Time: contemporary
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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
Plot: working class, workplace, ambition, workplace situations, boss and employee, workplace problem, disability, bar, british humour, blind ambition, partners, owner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: northern england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Whites (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Whites was a BBC sitcom, written by Oliver Lansley and Matt King, directed by David Kerr, and starring Alan Davies as the executive chef at a country house hotel. BBC Two gave the go ahead for the show to go into production in August 2009 with the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, captivating, light ...
Plot: cooking and food, chef, british humour, workplace situations, workplace, lifestyle, kitchen, restaurant, friendship, rivalry, society, waiter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Nathan Barley (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Nathan Barley is a Channel 4 sitcom written by Charlie Brooker and Chris Morris, starring Nicholas Burns, Julian Barratt, Charlie Condou and Claire Keelan. The series of six weekly episodes began broadcasting on 11 February 2005 on Channel 4. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, parody, not serious, suspense ...
Plot: media satire, lifestyle, goofy hero, disorder, stupidity, journalist, satire, media, british humour, radio dj, journal, designer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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W1A (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The follow-up to 'Twenty Twelve' as Ian Fletcher takes up the position of 'Head of Values' at the BBC. His task is to clarify, define, or re-define the core purpose of the BBC across all its functions and to position it ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, light, feel good ...
Plot: workplace situations, workplace, satire, disorder, nothing goes right, intern, television, british humour, bbc, unsupportive coworkers, supportive coworker, new job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Goodies (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Goodies is a British television comedy series of the 1970s and early 1980s. The series, which combines surreal sketches and situation comedy, was broadcast by BBC 2 from 1970 until 1980 — and was then broadcast by the ITV company LWT for a ...
Style: surreal, parody, sitcom
Plot: satire, farce, bicycle, actor playing himself, surrealism, comedy team, british, british humour, trio, absurdism
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Yes, Prime Minister (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: James Hacker MP the Government's bumbling minister for Administrative Affairs is propelled along the corridors of power to the very pinnacle of politics - No. 10. Could this have possibly have been managed by his trusted Permanent Private ...
Style: sitcom, witty, clever, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: satire, politics, british prime minister, prime minister, government, power relations, secretary, dimwit, state affairs, dishonesty, workplace, head of state ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The IT Crowd (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: UK Comedy series about two I.T. nerds and their clueless female manager, who work in the basement of a very successful company. When they are called on for help, they are never treated with any respect at all.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: computer genius, geek, office, nerd, misfit, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, lifestyle, teamwork, career, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.9
 174
The Office (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Finnish adaption of the British TV series "The Office".
Style: sitcom
Plot: office, employer employee relationship, employment, adaptation, job, workplace humor
Time: 2010s
Place: eastern europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
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Working Stiffs (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Working Stiffs is a short-lived 1979 American television series which starred James Belushi and Michael Keaton as brothers Ernie and Mike O'Rourke. The pair were janitors who aspired to work their way up in the field of business. The brothers ...
Style: sitcom, witty, offbeat, humorous, realistic
Plot: janitor, workplace, silly humor, farce, friends, disorder, fashion, partners, buddies, siblings relations, office, workplace situations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.7
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Dinnerladies (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 34 min.
TV show
Story: Dinnerladies is a BBC sitcom written by and starring Victoria Wood that chronicles the antics of a group of workers in a canteen in the north of England. Bren tries to maintain a semblance of order in amongst the chaos, while dealing with the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: workplace, staff, handyman, mother, love and romance, factory worker, workplace situations, factory, up and down relationship, workplace romance, working class, manager ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: northern england, europe, england, manchester, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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.
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
Plot: everyday life, society, workplace, buddies, working class, workplace situations, old friend, bar, indoor, slacker, owner, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: northern england, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: working class, friendship, buddies, workplace, society, workplace situations, friends, factory worker, friendship between men, odd couple, male friendship, dysfunctional relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: northern england, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%