Movies and TV shows like Orange Is the New Black

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Orange Is the New Black (2013)
 8.1
 251K
Orange Is the New Black (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: A crime she committed in her youthful past sends Piper Chapman to a women's prison, where she trades her comfortable New York life for one of unexpected camaraderie and conflict in an eccentric group of fellow inmates.
Style: clever, realistic, humorous, cynical, witty, offbeat, melancholic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, prison life, prison, life turned upside down, lesbian relationship, gender, drugs/alcohol, fish out of water, abuse, women in prison, confined, russian, perversion, warden, smuggling, insanity, convict, disorder, arrest, officer, latinos, mad, strong female character, misfit, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york state, new york

Most similar movies to Orange Is the New Black

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films and TV series with plots about crimes, friendship, friends, crime, lesbian, disorder and lifestyle mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Orange Is the New Black: Wentworth Prison (2013), The L Word (2004), Prisoner: Cell Block H (1979), I Love You Phillip Morris (2009), Madea Goes to Jail (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Wentworth Prison (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Bea Smith is locked up while awaiting trial for the attempted murder of her husband and must learn how life works in prison. A modern adaptation and sequel of the iconic Prisoner series.
Style: rough, serious, tense, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prison, prison life, lesbian, sadism, life is a bitch, crime, protest, women in prison, survival, power struggle, warden, punishment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
97%
 7.6
 22K
The L Word (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A group of lesbian friends struggle with romance and careers in Los Angeles.
Style: sincere, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, coming out, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, seduction, cafe, tennis, infidelity, love triangle, sexual activity, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Prisoner: Cell Block H (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Prisoner is an Australian soap opera that is set in the Wentworth Detention Centre, a fictional women's prison. In the United States and United Kingdom it was billed as Prisoner: Cell Block H, and in Canada as Caged Women. The series was ...
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: prison, prison life, confined, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, uninhibited rivalry, violence spree, life is a bitch, cult, survival, death sentence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Steve Russell is a small-town cop. Bored with his bland lifestyle, Russell turns to fraud as a means of shaking things up. Before long, Russell's criminal antics have landed him behind bars, where he encounters the charismatic Phillip Morris. ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, romantic, cynical ...
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, prison, confined, homosexual, deception, prison life, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, crimes, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, year 2006, year 1998
Place: miami, texas, florida, georgia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Madea Goes to Jail (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: At long last, Madea returns to the big screen in TYLER PERRY'S MADEA GOES TO JAIL. This time America's favorite irreverent, pistol-packin' grandmomma is raising hell behind bars and lobbying for her freedom...Hallelujer!
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic, adaptation directed by original author
Plot: prison life, farce, elderly, fish out of water, disorder, prison, friendship, crime, nothing goes right, golden years, friends, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.7
 80K
Oz (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: The daily lives of prisoners in Emerald City, an experimental unit of the Oswald Maximum Security Prison where ingroups - Muslims, Latinos, Italians, Aryans - stick close to their mutual friends and terrorizes their mutual enemies.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, talky, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, confined, prison, rapist, strong sexual content, electric chair, rape, death sentence, solitary, machismo, suicide attempt, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 900
Anyone But Me (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Story: Anyone But Me is a live-action, web television drama that first aired in 2008. The show is in serial short-format webisodes, each lasting between six and fifteen minutes, following the lives of a group of teenagers in New York City and Westchester ...
Style: touching, sexual, emotional, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: lesbian, lifestyle, gender, teenage life, couples, gays and lesbians, love and romance, parents and children, friends, family relations, youth, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.3
 162K
Californication (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: A self-loathing, alcoholic writer attempts to repair his damaged relationships with his daughter and her mother while combating sex addiction, a budding drug problem, and the seeming inability to avoid making bad decisions.
Style: sexy, witty, humorous, dark humor, cynical ...
Plot: womanizer, lust, sexual relations, writer's life, strong sexual content, lifestyle, addiction, sexual activity, drugs/alcohol, family life, family problems, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 72K
Felon (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A family man convicted of killing an intruder must cope with life afterward in the violent penal system.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, fist fighting, murder, police brutality, crime, tear gas, prison riot, tattoo, fight, court, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.0
 444
Starved (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Starved is an FX Network television situation comedy that aired for one season of seven episodes in 2005. The series was about four friends who each suffer from eating disorders, who met at a "shame-based" support group called Belt ...
Style: dark humor, realistic, biting, offbeat, clever ...
Plot: eating disorder, support group, physical appearance, dishonesty, hopes, social misfits, singleness, thirtysomething life, cooking and food, friends, surgery, sitcom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.4
 23K
House of Lies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Charming, fast talking Marty Kaan and his crack team of management consultants know how to play the corporate game better than anyone, by using every dirty trick in the book to woo powerful CEOs and close huge deals. In the board rooms, barrooms, ...
Style: cynical, clever, realistic, dark humor, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greed, power relations, workplace situations, powerful corporation, drugs/alcohol, dishonesty, ambitious, workplace, coworker relationship, hotshot hero, deal, casual sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Small Apartments (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a clumsy deadbeat accidentally kills his landlord, he must do everything in his power to hide the body, only to find that the distractions of lust, the death of his beloved brother, and a crew of misfit characters force him on a journey where a ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, disorder, misfit, nothing goes right, crime, goofy hero, social misfits, crime scene, accidental death, brother brother relationship, fake suicide, guru ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.3
 92K
Orphan Black (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: A streetwise hustler is pulled into a compelling conspiracy after witnessing the suicide of a girl who looks just like her.
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, serious, exciting, twists and turns
Plot: top secret, uncover truth, boyfriend, shooting, family relations, cloning, killings, secret, young woman, supernatural, characters in danger, experiment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.2
 432
Exes & Ohs (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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: sexual, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, romance, friendship, best friends, couples, looking for love, gender, sexual identity, lifestyle, friends, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.8
 219
Crims (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Straight-laced Luke inadvertently finds himself sentenced to two years in Young Offender Institution Sunnybank View after becoming a bank robber’s getaway driver, along with the bank robber in question, his girlfriend’s brother and so-called ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: prison, fish out of water, friends, unlikely criminals, confined, crimes, juvenile delinquency, disorder, youth, misfit, prison life, young adult ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.0
 23K
Lilyhammer (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Norway, USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Frank Tagliano (Steven Van Zandt), is a former member of the New York mob. After testifying in a trial in the United States, Tagliano is relocated to Lillehammer in Norway through the FBI's witness protection program. Frank Tagliano was ...
Style: witty, dark humor, talky, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, culture clash, starting over, crimes, lifestyle change, small town, fish out of water, business venture, gangsters, shooting, blackmail, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.0
 2K
Bad Girls (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bad Girls is a British television drama series that was broadcast on ITV from 1 June 1999 to 20 December 2006 and starred Simone Lahbib, Mandana Jones, Debra Stephenson, Linda Henry, Jack Ellis and many more throughout the eight-year run. The series ...
Style: rough, disturbing, captivating, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: domestic violence, prison life, escape attempt, prison, poisoning, lesbian, gays and lesbians, innocence lost, society, warden, best friends, sexual abuse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.9
 8K
The Riches (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A family of crooks assume the identity of an upper-middle-class suburban clan in the Deep South.
Style: offbeat, clever, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: thief, irish, cross dressing, identity crisis, new job, assistant, success, business venture, social relations, adolescence, starting over, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 4K
Lip Service (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Lip Service was a British television serial drama portraying the lives of a group of lesbians living in Glasgow, Scotland. Production on the show, which stars Laura Fraser, Ruta Gedmintas and Fiona Button, began in summer 2009 in Glasgow. The show ...
Style: sincere, semi serious, talky, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, coming out, lesbian relationship, photographer, gays and lesbians, lgbt, sexual activity, couples, looking for love, lovers, sexual attraction, college graduate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, saudi arabia, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: When a woman is rescued from a doomsday cult and lands in New York City, she must navigate a world she didn’t think even existed anymore.
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: fish out of water, sitcom, misfit, hopes, cult, strong female lead, nanny, abduction, bunker, new job, rich woman, song and dance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Better Call Saul (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Six years before Saul Goodman meets Walter White. We meet him when the man who will become Saul Goodman is known as Jimmy McGill, a small-time lawyer searching for his destiny, and, more immediately, hustling to make ends meet. Working alongside, ...
Style: dark humor, realistic, captivating, stylized, witty ...
Plot: dishonesty, workplace situations, family relations, lawyer, hotshot lawyer, moral dilemma, brother brother relationship, cons and scams, drugs/alcohol, legal, lawyer client relationship, private investigator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.4
 13K
Faking It (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about two best friends who love each other -- in slightly different ways. After numerous failed attempts to become popular, the girls are mistakenly outed as lesbians, which launches them to instant celebrity status. Seduced by ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, light, disturbing
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: lesbian, high school life, lgbt, popularity, best friends, gossip and rumors, high school hunk, friends, high school, youth, teenage life, jealousy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.9
 3K
Rake (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Keegan Deane's staggering lack of discretion and inability to self-censor land him the law cases that nobody else will touch. He always tries to do the right thing, but at the same time struggles to save himself from the many self-destructive ...
Style: cynical, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: courtroom, legal, parents and children, family relations, troublemaker, rivalry, courtroom drama, self destructing, intrigue, casual sex, district attorney, irresponsible ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 5K
Mad Dogs (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Mad Dogs is a British black comedy and psychological thriller television series created by Cris Cole that began airing on Sky1 on 10 February 2011. It is produced by Left Bank Pictures, and co-produced by Palma Pictures. The series stars John Simm, ...
Style: twists and turns, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, nothing goes right, friends, crimes, drugs/alcohol, unlikely criminals, right and wrong, greed, millionaire, weekend, reunion, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.3
 60K
Girls (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: The assorted humiliations, disasters and rare triumphs of four very different twenty-something girls: Hannah, an aspiring writer; Marnie, an art gallery assistant and cousins Jessa and Shoshanna.
Style: offbeat, sexual, humorous, clever, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dating, roommate, aspiring writer, female friendship, financial problem, slacker, everyday life, ambitious, strong sexual content, wannabe, young people, sexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Cashmere Mafia (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Cashmere Mafia is an American television comedy-drama which ran on ABC from January 6, 2008 to February 20, 2008. The series was created by Kevin Wade, who also served as executive producer alongside Darren Star, Gail Katz, Jeff Rake and Michael ...
Style: humorous, sexy, realistic, semi serious, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: architect, workplace situations, couple relations, top executive, advertising, workplace, urban, feminism, corporate world, power relations, city life, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 8.6
 70K
Louie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: dark humor, sincere, witty, clever, humorous ...
Plot: single parent, sitcom, comedian, urban, midlife crisis, family relations, performer's life, city life, sexual activity, young kid, loud, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.4
 9K
Backstrom (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Detective Lieutenant Everett Backstrom is a man with no filter. After a five-year exile to the traffic division for offensive behavior, he has returned from disgrace to lead Portland's newly minted S.C.U. Tasked with navigating the city's ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, cynical
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, workplace, crimes, drugs/alcohol, crime, workplace situations, police investigation, police detective, police procedural, gay friend, french accent
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.2
 1K
K-11 (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Raymond Saxx Jr., a powerful record producer, wakes from a drug-induced blackout to find himself locked up and classified "K-11." Plunged into a nightmarish world ruled by a transsexual diva named Mousey, Raymond is truly a fish out of ...
Style: psychological, rough, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Plot: prison life, prison, transsexual, confined, hopes, gays and lesbians, gender, fish out of water, misfit, power relations, violence, rape
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 8.4
 40K
Boston Legal (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Boston Legal is an American legal dramedy created by David E. Kelley and produced in association with 20th Century Fox Television for ABC. The series aired from October 3, 2004, to December 8, 2008. Boston Legal is a spin-off of long-running Kelley ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, semi serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: courtroom drama, law firm, lawyer, ethics, legal, hotshot lawyer, ethnic, rivals, high priced lawyer, power relations, civil action, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%