Movies and TV shows like Kath & Kim

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Kath & Kim (2002)
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Kath & Kim (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Kath & Kim is a character-driven Australian television situation comedy series. The series was created by, and is written by Jane Turner and Gina Riley who play the title characters: a suburban mother and daughter with a dysfunctional relationship. The series main characters consist of Kath Day-Knight, a cheerful 50-year-old woman, her self-indulgent daughter Kim Craig, Kath's boyfriend and second husband, the metrosexual Kel Knight, as well as Kim's estranged husband Brett Craig and her lonely, overweight "second best friend" Sharon Strzelecki. The series is set in the fictional suburb of Fountain Lakes in Melbourne. It is primarily filmed in Patterson Lakes. The series was conceived by Turner and Riley in the early 1990s as a weekly segment of the Australian comedy series Fast Forward. The skit was then developed into a full-series. The first series of Kath & Kim premiered on ABC TV on 16 May 2002, with three further series following, while a television movie, entitled Da Kath and Kim Code, was broadcast nationally on 25 November 2005. Kath & Kim has garnered much critical acclaim since its debut, winning two Logie Awards, for "Outstanding Comedy Programme" and the "Best Television Drama Series" award at the Australian Film Institute Awards. In Australia, it has become a pop culture phenomenon, and is a success with audiences nationwide. Internationally, the series has spawned a cult fanbase, and in 2006 it was announced an American version of the series would be produced, to air on NBC. Riley and Turner served as executive producers on the US version. The American version was also picked up by Seven, which debuted the program on 12 October 2008, just three days after its debut in the United States.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, sexual, sexy
Plot: dysfunctional family, lifestyle, everyday life, drug abuse, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, addiction, estrangement, knight, best friends, wedding, friends, love and romance, alcohol abuse, suburbs, couples, suburban life, siblings relations, unsupportive spouse, adolescence vs adulthood, down on your luck, camp, performer, caricature
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia

Most similar movies to Kath & Kim

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and sitcom films and TV series with plots about family relations, couples, parents and children, friends, love and romance, lifestyle and couple relations mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Kath & Kim: Rude Awakening (1998), One Day at a Time (1975), Exes & Ohs (2007), Upper Middle Bogan (2013), Soda (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Single working mom Christine Campbell has just learned that her ex is dating a much younger woman with the same first name. To avoid any confusion, the new girlfriend is dubbed New Christine, which leaves her with the unfortunate nickname Old ...
Style: sitcom, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Kath & Kimderella (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fountain Lakes' foxy ladies who turn more than just heads when they go on an overseas trip and end up being the centre of their very own fairytale.
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: family relations, fish out of water, best friends, dishonesty, society, couples, intrigue, parents and children, fear of flying, wedding, silly humor, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Rude Awakening (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Rude Awakening is a TV series created by Claudia Lonow, aired by Showtime on 55 22-min episodes for 3 seasons.
Style: sitcom, offbeat, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: addiction, alcohol abuse, support group, alcoholics anonymous, parents and children, love and romance, unfulfillment, friends, family relations, couples, life is a bitch, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: usa
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One Day at a Time (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: One Day at a Time is an American situation comedy that aired on the CBS network from December 16, 1975, until May 28, 1984. It starred Bonnie Franklin as Ann Romano, a divorced mother who moves to Indianapolis with her two teenage daughters Julie ...
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Plot: love and romance, starting over, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, family life, thirtysomething life, adolescence vs adulthood, family business, eccentric family, siblings relations, best friends ...
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Place: usa, indiana
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Exes & Ohs (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Exes & Ohs is an American and Canadian cable TV series that was launched on Logo on October 8, 2007, and Showcase in Canada. The show centres around the dating life of Jennifer, a lesbian documentary filmmaker with a vivid fantasy life and a ...
Style: touching, humorous, witty, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Upper Middle Bogan (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the stories of two families living at opposite ends of the freeway. Bess Denyar is a doctor with a posh mother, Margaret, an architect husband, Danny Bright, and twin 13-year-olds at a private school, Oscar and Edwina. When Bess finds out ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, social differences, disorder, family life, parents and children, couples, couple relations, architect, siblings relations, white trash, family
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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Soda (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
TV show
Story: Soda is a French television series produced by CALT. The series follows Adam, an 18-year-old high school student as he struggles with amusing yet realistic everyday issues. His group of friends are always there to help him through it all.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating, talky
Audience: teens
Plot: family life, family relations, battle of the sexes, youth, buddies, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, teenage life, couples, high school life, siblings relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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Freddie (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Freddie is a television sitcom created by, and starring, Freddie Prinze, Jr. that aired from October 5, 2005 to April 12, 2006. Freddie is inspired by Prinze Jr.'s real life, growing up in a house filled with women. His lifelong friend, Conrad ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious
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Beautiful People (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, touching
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Sensitive Skin (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Davina and her husband Al try to revamp their lives as they struggle with the uncertainties of middle age.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom, witty
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All of Us (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: All of Us is an American sitcom that premiered on the now-defunct UPN network in the United States on September 16, 2003, where it aired for its first three seasons. On October 1, 2006, the show moved to The CW, a new network formed by the merger of ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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Bob Funk (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After he's fired from his job -- by his mother, no less -- Bob Funk agrees to quit drinking, see a therapist, and eventually report to a new boss, who might just be the woman of his dreams.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, entertaining ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
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Genre: Comedy
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Stockbroker Terry, art expert Patrick, orthodontist James and decking supremo Gary have been friends since their schooldays. Now, having all reached the age of 50, they are intent on reliving the freedom of their youth, buying hip new clothes and ...
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Crumbs (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Crumbs is an American television sitcom starring Fred Savage and Jane Curtin that ran on ABC from January 12, 2006 to February 7, 2006. It also starred William Devane, Maggie Lawson and Eddie McClintock. The show's slogan is "The normal ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Best friends Lizzy (gay and a bit type-A) and Luke (straight and more laid back) are like family. When they were kids and both of their parents were getting divorces, they stuck together, and they've been there for each other ever since. Now, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, light, feel good ...
Plot: gender, couple relations, family relations, family life, friends, couples, eccentric family, best friends, gays and lesbians, gay parent, best friend, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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All About My Bush (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Allt om min buske är en sexkomedi i trädgårdsmiljö om oväntade kärleksförbindelser och avgrundsdjup svartsjuka. Det vackra och välbärgade paret Nils och Karin flyttar in med sin dotter Barbro i det exklusiva villaområdet. I huset intill ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: couple relations, couples, family relations, suburban life, love affair, suburbs, sexual relations, love and romance, male genitalia, male objectification, pubic hair, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: eastern europe, sweden
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Stella (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Stella was a short-lived television series that originally ran from June 28, 2005 to August 30, 2005 on the American television channel Comedy Central, created by and starring Michael Ian Black, Michael Showalter, and David Wain, the three members ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, surreal, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Big Family (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A Grande Família is a Brazilian television comedy, and is one of the most watched primetime shows. The show airs on the Globo Network, and tells the story of a typical lower middle-class family living in a suburb neighborhood of Rio de ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, absurd
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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G-Spot (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: G-Spot is a Canadian adult comedy television series. The show debuted on The Movie Network and Movie Central on April 25, 2005 and ran for two seasons until April 3, 2006, and is also seen on the Showcase and E! network. The show is executive ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual, touching ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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One on One (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: One on One is an American sitcom that aired on the now-defunct UPN from September 3, 2001 to May 15, 2006. The series stars Flex Alexander as a single sportscaster, who becomes a full-time dad when his ex-wife decides to accept a job out of the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parents and children, family relations, disorder, coming of age, single parent, high school life, singleness, love and romance, mischievous children, best friends, high school, basketball ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, baltimore
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Sordid Lives: The Series (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sordid Lives: The Series is an American television series created, written, and directed by Del Shores and acts as a prequel to 2000 film Sordid Lives, also by Shores, self-described as a "Black comedy about white trash". The show is set ...
Style: humorous, touching, witty, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, coming out, white trash, small town, social relations, love and romance, self discovery, gender, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, small town life, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
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Privileged (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Megan Smith, a smart and quirky young assistant at a glossy magazine, is fired when her Yale education proves detrimental to getting ahead in the world of tabloid journalism. Her boss takes pity on her and arranges an interview with the wealthy ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: high society, tutor, journalist, twins, siblings relations, love and romance, lifestyle, youth, new job, teenage life, looking for love, loss of parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami
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Half & Half (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Half & Half is an American sitcom that aired on UPN from September 23, 2002, to May 15, 2006. The show focuses on the lives of two paternal half-sisters in their twenties who were estranged throughout their childhood, and are finally developing ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, touching, not serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, looking for love, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, culture clash, singleness, initially antagonists, sister sister relationship, strong female presence, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Moody Christmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
TV show
Story: Focused on the lovable, yet seasonally dysfunctional Moody family, A Moody Christmas is set against the backdrop of the one occasion that can bring out the best (and the worst) in people … Christmas Day.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: christmas, eccentric family, family relations, family tradition, family problems, parents and children, family gatherings, family life, dysfunctional family, disorder, nothing goes right, homecoming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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Life of Riley (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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 ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, entertaining, captivating ...
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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Eve (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Eve is an American sitcom starring Eve, Jason Winston George, Ali Landry, Natalie Desselle-Reid, Brian Hooks and Sean Maguire. It aired on the UPN network from September 15, 2003 to May 11, 2006, with 66 episodes produced spanning 3 seasons. The ...
Style: sitcom, touching, humorous, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: group of friends, couples, love and romance, clothing store, male female relationship, dating, sexual humor, hip hop, hip hop culture, fashion, african american, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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