Movies and TV shows like How Not to Live Your Life

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How Not to Live Your Life (2007)
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How Not to Live Your Life (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: How Not to Live Your Life is a British sitcom, written by and starring Dan Clark that aired between 27 September 2007 and 22 December 2011, about a neurotic twenty-nine-year-old man who is trying to navigate his way through life but is not helped by his bad instincts. On 27 May 2011 it was announced by the new BBC Three controller Zai Bennett that the show has been cancelled.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, light, funny, feel good, captivating, entertaining, realistic
Plot: down on your luck, lifestyle, roommate, financial problem, love and romance, debt, crush, unfulfillment, failed attempt, nothing goes right, humour, comedy of errors, romantic relationship, love affair, escapades, silly humor, british humour, singleness, life is a bitch, couples, young people, unfulfilled love, uptight character, neighbor, boyfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sitcom, humorous, realistic and not serious films and TV series with plots about lifestyle, couples, friends, british humour, couple relations, friendship and twentysomething life mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like How Not to Live Your Life: Him & Her (2010), New Girl (2011), Drifters (2013), Threesome (2011), Lovesick (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Him & Her (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
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Story: An acutely observed, forensically honest, warts-and-all look at a working-class couple in their mid-20s.
Style: sitcom, humorous, sincere, light, feel good ...
Plot: couples, slacker, everyday life, couple relations, boyfriend, young people, neighbor, lifestyle, engaged, friends, working class, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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New Girl (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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Story: Jessica Day is an offbeat and adorable girl in her late 20s who, after a bad breakup, moves in with three single guys. Goofy, positive, vulnerable and honest to a fault, Jess has faith in people, even when she shouldn't. Although she's ...
Style: feel good, buddy comedy, light, talky, humorous ...
Plot: friends, roommate, group of friends, ex couple relations, couple relations, love and romance, optimism, young people, couples, lifestyle, singleness, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
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Drifters (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 23 min.
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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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, adolescence vs adulthood, friendship, friends, twentysomething life, best friends, female friendship, roommate, british humour, strong female presence, petty job, young adult ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
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Threesome (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Alice lives with her boyfriend Mitch and their gay best friend Richie. Together they form three points of an unlikely triangle, living, laughing and larging it together. After one particularly big night out, they end up having an unplanned threesome ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, young people, couples, lifestyle, roommate, boyfriend, homosexual, responsibility, love triangle, child birth, twentysomething life, immature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Lovesick (2014)
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 ...
Plot: friendship, down on your luck, buddies, sexually transmitted disease, disorder, friends in love, farce, british humour, humour, couple relations, sex, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, glasgow scotland
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46%
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Peep Show (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Peep Show is an award-winning British sitcom starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb. The television programme is written by Jesse Armstrong and Sam Bain, with additional material by Mitchell and Webb amongst others. It has been broadcast on Channel ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, entertaining ...
Plot: roommate, slacker, odd couple, neighbor, everyday life, buddies, lifestyle, unlikely friendships, loser, struggle, misfit, weirdo ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england
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Uncle (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Andy is a dissolute out-of work musician who forges an unlikely alliance with his 12-year-old nephew Errol after being morally blackmailed into looking after him by his chaotic sister Sam - all on the day Andy was planning to kill himself. Not a ...
Style: not serious, humorous, sitcom, captivating, light ...
Plot: responsibility, uncle nephew relationship, family relations, comedy of errors, musician, youth, nothing goes right, escapades, british humour, accident, wild ride, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england
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40%
House of Fools (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Surreal sitcom with Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer. A series of anarchic affairs featuring the uninvited lodgers and guests that cause chaos and disruption in their home.
Style: sitcom, surreal, realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: guest, nothing goes right, disorder, domestic disturbance, uninvited guest, silly humor, british humour, bug, indoor
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Hebburn (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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Story: Hebburn is a warm and affectionate tale of north east family life. It tells the tale of the Pearson family and their impetuous and ambitious son, Jack, who has left Tyneside for the bright lights and glamour of Manchester. He has secretly married a ...
Style: sitcom, sentimental, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, couple relations, meet the parents, parents and children, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, secret marriage, husband wife relationship, middle class, friendship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Miranda (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Socially inept Miranda always gets into awkward situations; working in her joke shop with best friend Stevie, being hounded by her pushy mother, and especially when she's around her crush Gary.
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic
Plot: store, chef, female protagonist, comedian, family relations, love and romance, dating, couples, living with parents, unsupportive parent, disorder, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: england, europe
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The Worst Week of My Life (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: The Worst Week of My Life is a British comedy television series, first broadcast on BBC One between March and April 2004. A second series was aired between November and December 2005 and a three-part Christmas special, The Worst Christmas of My Life ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, witty, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Whites (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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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
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35%
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We Are Men (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: We Are Men is about four single guys living in a short-term apartment complex who unexpectedly find camaraderie over their many missteps in love.
Style: not serious, humorous, sitcom, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friends, manhood, lifestyle, twentysomething life, singleness, buddies, couples, social relations, silly humor, friendship between men, camaraderie, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: As Cooper Barrett struggles to survive each of life’s many challenges, he guides us through the often-messy, always-hilarious ordeal, so that our lives don’t have to be nearly the entertaining disaster that Cooper’s is turning out to be.
Style: sitcom, humorous, entertaining, light, feel good ...
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The Exes (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: A sitcom about three divorced men sharing an apartment across the hall from their female divorce attorney, who is also their landlord.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: buddies, looking for sex, couples, looking for love, landlord tenant relationship, singleness, starting over, disorder, hopes, roommate, blacks and whites, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Whitney (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Whitney is an American sitcom that ran on NBC from September 22, 2011 to March 27, 2013. The series originally aired in the 9:30 pm /8:30 pm Thursday night timeslot. The show stars Whitney Cummings and is based on her real-life experience and her ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, couples, love and romance, couple relations, romance, verbal byplay, twentysomething life, strong female presence, actor, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Life of Riley (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Life of Riley is a British comedy television series, shown on BBC One and BBC HD. The show stars Caroline Quentin and Neil Dudgeon, who are recently married, and is set around their dysfunctional family. The show also features the couple's four ...
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Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, family life, couple relations, couples, marriage, husband wife relationship, baby, children, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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31%
I Live with Models (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Tommy is a chubby barista, whose perfect hands catapult him into the glamorous but ruthless world of modelling. He can take everything his new career throws at him but the hard part is dealing with his new roommates – a tough-talking catalogue ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, funny, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fashion, model, misfit, fish out of water, roommate, disorder, twentysomething life, friendship, ambition, lifestyle, fall in love, job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, usa, florida
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The Old Guys (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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Story: The Old Guys is a British comedy television series that revolves around two aging housemates: Tom Finnan and Roy Bowden. The pair live across the street from Sally, whom they both find attractive. Tom moved in with Roy after Roy's wife Penny ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: friends, lifestyle, friendship, love triangle, rivalry, girl next door, wooing, dating, suburbs, buddies, aging, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Traffic Light (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Traffic Light is an American comedy television series that ran on Fox from February 8, 2011 to May 31, 2011. It is based on the Israeli TV show Ramzor, and was adapted to an American audience by Bob Fisher. The series aired Tuesdays at 9:30 pm ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good ...
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Single White Spenny (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
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Story: Single White Spenny is a Canadian television series that aired briefly on Showcase in 2011, and chronicles the misadventures a fictitious version of Spencer Rice, played by himself, has dating various women after his wife divorced him for being ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, sitcom, semi autobiographical
Plot: lifestyle, love and romance, family relations, couples, looking for love, couple relations, singleness, dating, thirtysomething life, overbearing mother, man child, domineering mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Better With You (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Better with You is an American romantic sitcom TV show starring Joanna Garcia Swisher and Jennifer Finnigan. The series aired on Wednesdays at 8:30 pm Eastern/7:30 pm Central on ABC and ran from September 22, 2010 to May 11, 2011. The series was ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, sitcom, light ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Detectorists (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The lives of two eccentric metal detectorists, who spend their days plodding along ploughed tracks and open fields, hoping to disturb the tedium by unearthing the fortune of a lifetime.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, entertaining, light ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan write and star in a comedy that follows an American man and an Irish woman who make a bloody mess as they struggle to fall in love in London.
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: date night
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The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy about an inept American placed in charge of sales at his company's London branch. He has no experience with British culture, knows nothing about sales, and has only one employee, Dave. Each episode begins with a scene of Margaret ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, realistic, entertaining ...
Plot: farce, nothing goes right, disorder, fish out of water, manager, misfit, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, office, salesman, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em is a BBC situation comedy, written by Raymond Allen and starring Michael Crawford and Michele Dotrice. It was first broadcast in 1973 and ran for three series, ending in 1978. The series follows the accident-prone ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic ...
Plot: job seeking, nothing goes right, goofy hero, workplace, misfit, comedy of errors, workplace situations, couple relations, couples, disorder, family relations, supportive spouse ...
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Place: england, europe
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28%
Pete versus Life (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Pete versus Life is a Channel 4 sitcom created by George Jeffrie and Bert Tyler-Moore. It stars Rafe Spall and the first episode was aired on 6 August 2010. It was recommissioned for a second series after averaging 1.6 million viewers and a young ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, surreal, feel good ...
Plot: media, disorder, lifestyle, soccer, journalist, life, teenage life, everyday life, family relations, society, sportscaster, commentator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps is a British comedy television series sitcom that ran from 26 February 2001 to 24 May 2011 and starring Sheridan Smith, Will Mellor, Ralf Little, Natalie Casey, Kathryn Drysdale and Luke Gell. Created and ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, battle of the sexes, up and down relationship, looking for love, friends, couples, couple relations, looking for sex, buddies, group of friends, sexual tension, sexual humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, northern england
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Citizen Khan (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Family-based sitcom set in the capital of British Pakistan - Sparkhill, Birmingham. Citizen Khan follows the trials and tribulations of loud-mouthed, tight-fisted, self-appointed community leader Mr Khan and his long suffering family, wife Mrs Khan ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: muslim, family life, family relations, society, parents and children, satire, ethnic, immigrants, social relations, indoor, family, sports fan ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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Best Friends Forever (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Best Friends Forever is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from April 4, to June 1, 2012. The series aired during the 2011–2012 NBC primetime season as a mid-season replacement and was created by real-life best friends Lennon ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, friendship, lifestyle, boyfriend, moving, society, rivalry, getting along, friends, twentysomething life, strong female presence, female friendship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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27%