Movies and TV shows like Stella 2012

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Stella (2012)
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Stella (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Ruth Jones stars as a 40-something mum juggling the ups and downs of family life amid the chaos of her eccentric friends, relatives and children's fathers.
Style: humorous, emotional, psychological, light, realistic, semi serious
Plot: family relations, lovers, single parent, working class, everyday life, parents and children, family values, society, convict, neighbor, mother daughter relationship, misunderstanding, responsibility, horse, family life, middle aged, ex husband, divorced divorcee, surprising revelation, strong female presence, ex spouse, 40 year old, single mother, best friend, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: wales

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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 family relations, parents and children, family life, society, siblings relations, single parent and youth mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Stella: Outnumbered (2007), Scoundrels (2010), Parenthood (2010), It Was the Son (2012), Better Things (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Outnumbered (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Partly-improvised sitcom looking at the trials and tribulations of bringing up three young children - a regal five-year-old girl with a talent for interrogation, a seven-year-old boy who could fib for Britain and an 11-year-old who is gearing up for ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: parents and children, couples, everyday life, couple relations, family life, parenthood, youth, family relations, precocious child, parenting, responsibility, boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
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Scoundrels (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A family of small-time criminals try to go straight after the father is sent to prison.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, light
Plot: single parent, petty criminal, juvenile delinquency, going straight, family life, family relations, crimes, pretense, parents and children, business venture, dishonesty, code ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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75%
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Parenthood (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Parenthood is an American comedy-drama television series developed by Jason Katims. Loosely based on the 1989 film of the same title, Parenthood tells of the Braverman clan which consists of an older couple, their four children and their families.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching
Plot: family life, family drama, responsibility, family relations, single parent, adolescence, marital problem, couple relations, siblings relations, parents and children, social relations, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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69%
It Was the Son (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Ciraulo family lives in the miserable district of Palermo called "Zen". When one of their children dies in a shootout between mafia gangsters they receive compensation and buy a luxury black Volvo. Things go wrong when Trancredi, ...
Style: captivating, psychological, humorous, light, realistic ...
Plot: working class, family relations, family problems, parents and children, crimes, society, tragedy, friendship, murder, family life, mafia
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Better Things (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Sam Fox is a single, working actor with no filter trying to raise her three daughters – Max, Frankie and Duke – in Los Angeles. She is mom, dad, referee and the cops.
Style: light, sincere, humorous, touching, uplifting ...
Plot: single mother, parent child relationship, female protagonist, single parent, mother daughter relationship, family relations, family values, family life, motherhood, mischievous children, parents and children, movie actress ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Modern Family (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan is a wonderfully large and blended family. They give us an honest and often hilarious look into the sometimes warm, sometimes twisted, embrace of the modern family.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, cynical, not serious
Plot: family relations, family life, generation gap, parents and children, marriage, everyday life, adolescence, gay father, gay, couple relations, mother daughter relationship, hot and sexy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, southern california, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Fat Friends (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Fat Friends was an ITV drama, following a group of overweight people, their laughter and pain and addresses the absurdities of dieting in our modern age. The drama looks at people and how they relate to one another and use body weight as an excuse ...
Style: psychological, touching, humorous, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: support group, friendship, self fulfillment, family relations, society, hopes, physical appearance, overweight, obesity, bulimia, weight loss, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Kept and Dreamless (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, France, Netherlands, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Florence, a young irresponsible mother and her precocious daughter, Eugenia, have an unusual relationship. The roles between the two are reversed. Florence is totally inept at caring for a daughter, whereas Eugenia, only 10 years old, shows maturity ...
Style: touching, sincere, humorous, emotional, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, pregnancy, single parent, child as adult, parents and children, coming of age, life is a bitch, family problems, pimp, strong female presence, drug abuse, unwanted pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
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52%
Less Than Kind (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Less Than Kind is a Canadian television comedy-drama series that stars Jesse Camacho as Sheldon Blecher, a teenager growing up in a loving but dysfunctional Jewish family in Winnipeg. The show's cast also includes Maury Chaykin and Wendel ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, coming of age, family life, teenage life, family business, parents and children, jewish family, misfit, society, disorder, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Related (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Related is an American comedy-drama series that aired on The WB network during the 2005-2006 television season. It revolved around the lives of four close-knit sisters - of Italian descent, raised in Brooklyn - living in New York City. The show was ...
Style: touching, humorous, captivating, light, sexy ...
Plot: eccentric family, family relations, everyday life, sibling relationship, looking for love, city life, sister sister relationship, workaholic, friendship, society, rivalry, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Raised by Wolves (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Set on a Wolverhampton council estate, Raised By Wolves is modern day reimagining of the childhood of Caitlin Moran and her brothers and sisters. Single-mum Della lives in a three bedroom council house with Germaine, Aretha, Yoko, Mariah, Wyatt and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom
Audience: teens
Plot: eccentric family, family relations, family life, teenage life, single parent, youth, single mother, siblings relations, strong female presence, profanity, estate, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
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49%
Roger & Val Have Just Got In (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Roger & Val Have Just Got In is a British sitcom that stars Dawn French and Alfred Molina playing married couple Roger and Val Stevenson. The show premiered on BBC Two on 6 August 2010 and six episodes were broadcast for the first series. The ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Plot: married couple, couple relations, working class, family relations, everyday life, british humour, rivalry, bittersweet, indoor, verbal byplay, realism, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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48%
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George Lopez (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: George Lopez is an American sitcom starring comedian George Lopez. The show originally aired on ABC from March 27, 2002, to May 8, 2007.
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: factory worker, family relations, factory, mexican american, promotion, suburban life, family life, siblings relations, suburbs, parents and children, racism, relationship vs career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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47%
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The Middle (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The daily mishaps of a married woman and her semi-dysfunctional family and their attempts to survive life in general in the city of Orson, Indiana.
Style: feel good, not serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: siblings relations, family values, everyday life, family life, family, adolescence, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, childhood, marriage, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Reba (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: After her dentist husband of 20 years leaves her for his dental hygienist, Reba Hart's seemingly perfect world is turned upside down.​
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: single mother, dentist, family life, teenage life, parents and children, youth, save the day, family problems, couples, pregnancy, crumbling marriage, divorced parents ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Carmina and Amen (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After her husband dies, Carmina keeps it a secret until a check that he had been expecting comes in.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, exciting
Plot: dishonesty, dark humor, cons and scams, parents and children, mother daughter relationship, money, funeral, death of husband, song, female protagonist, loss of husband, working class ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.3
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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, interracial relations, opposites attract, couple relations, social decay, youth, immigrants, society, generation gap, couples, family problems, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, 90s, 20s ...
Place: london, europe, england, bangladesh
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Single Moms Club (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A group of single moms are brought together in the aftermath of an incident at their children's school.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: chick flick
Plot: single parent, parents and children, social differences, support group, family relations, friends, society, friendship, mental illness, female protagonist, single mother, racial stereotype ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Gilmore Girls (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the charming town of Stars Hollow, Connecticut, the series follows the captivating lives of Lorelai and Rory Gilmore, a mother/daughter pair who have a relationship most people only dream of.
Style: feel good, talky, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: small town, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, single mother, boyfriend, small town life, student, first love, social relations, looking for love, lifestyle, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: connecticut, usa, yale university, new england
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43%
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Shameless (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Chicagoan Frank Gallagher is the proud single dad of six smart, industrious, independent kids, who without him would be... perhaps better off. When Frank's not at the bar spending what little money they have, he's passed out on the floor. ...
Style: biting, offbeat, emotional, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, family problems, family relations, gay teenager, teenage life, siblings relations, teenage sex, juvenile delinquency, sex scene, youth, bipolar disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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43%
Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 370 min.
TV show
Story: Set nearly a decade after the finale of the original series, this revival follows Lorelai, Rory and Emily Gilmore through four seasons of change.
Style: talky, humorous, feel good, realistic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, everyday life, thirtysomething life, mishap, loneliness, unhappiness, widow, single mother, dating, friendship between women, coming of age, love ...
Time: 2010s
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43%
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Louie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Louis C.K. stars as a fictionalized version of himself; a comedian and newly divorced father raising his two daughters in New York City.
Style: sincere, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: single parent, comedian, loneliness, dark humor, midlife crisis, performer's life, family relations, city life, parenthood, disorder, mishap, everyday life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Do Dooni Chaar (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A middle-class father in India struggles through a series of unexpected events for upholding respect and smiles.
Style: humorous, sincere, semi serious, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, working class, social differences, society, ambition, bollywood, parents and children, family life, new car, friendship, unfulfillment, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, new delhi
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42%
How to Live with Your Parents (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Polly is a single mom who has recently divorced. The transition hasn't been easy for her, especially in this economy. So, like a lot of young people living in this new reality, she and her daughter, Natalie, have moved back home with her ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: single mother, parents and children, family life, starting over, single parent, hopes, family relations, eccentric family, living with parents, family, silly humor, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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41%
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Jennifer Falls (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Jennifer Doyle who must move back in with her own mom after being let go from her high-powered, six-figure salary job. With her teenage daughter in tow, Jennifer has to face her new life and figure out what the next steps are to rebuild.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: single parent, family relations, homecoming, career change, living with parents, small town, parents and children, grudge, unemployment, loss of job, life turned upside down, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, british humour, alcohol abuse, grownups, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, northern england, europe, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: working class, family, family relations, family life, suburbs, overweight, indoor, family values, loud, couples, strong female presence, white trash ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 21st century ...
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Solsidan (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Solsidan is a Swedish television comedy series that premiered on 29 January 2010 on TV4. The series is named after a small part of Saltsjöbaden called Solsidan. It revolves around Alex and Anna who are expecting their first child and have just ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: family relations, social relations, couples, actress, lifestyle, alienation, self fulfillment, ambition, greed, small town life, neighbor, uninvited guest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Tracy Morgan Show (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Tracy Morgan Show is an American sitcom that aired from December 2, 2003 to March 20, 2004 on NBC. The series stars Tracy Morgan and Tamala Jones. The show was canceled in its first season after 18 episodes.
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: family relations, family life, workplace, working class, parents and children, auto repair, family business, friendship, workplace situations, stand up comedian, african american, car
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%