Movies and TV shows like Orange Is the New Black

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Orange Is the New Black (2013)
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Orange Is the New Black (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
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, mad, cynical, witty, offbeat, melancholic, semi serious, semi autobiographical
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lgbt, prison life, life turned upside down, prison, women in prison, strong female character, women's prison, perversion, gender, lesbian sex, lesbianism, first lesbian experience, abuse, confined, fish out of water, lesbian romance, convict, drugs/alcohol, disorder, russian, arrest, warden, smuggling ...
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 sexy films and TV series with plots about lesbian, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, friendship, lgbt, gender and family relations mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Orange Is the New Black: Wentworth Prison (2013), The L Word (2004), Jailbait (2014), Outrageous Fortune (2005), Prisoner: Cell Block H (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Wentworth Prison (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: women's prison, prison life, lesbian, prison, life is a bitch, women in prison, lesbian relationship, crimes, protest, power struggle, sadism, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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64%
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The L Word (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A group of lesbian friends struggle with romance and careers in Los Angeles.
Style: talky, realistic, sincere, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, lgbt, lesbian couple, lesbianism, lesbian mother, female friendship, love triangle, sexual activity, lovers, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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67%
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Jailbait (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A gritty coming of age thriller about a young girl sent to juvenile prison for the murder of her abusive step father. The film follows Anna Nix's journey into the dark world of an all girls jail where she discovers complex relationships, drugs, ...
Style: rough, emotional, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: women in prison, women's prison, prison life, prison sex, prison, confined, teenage life, survival, juvenile detention, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, exploitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Outrageous Fortune (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Outrageous Fortune is a New Zealand comedy-drama television series, which ran from 12 July 2005 to 9 November 2010 on TV3. The series followed the lives of the career criminal West family after the matriarch, Cheryl, decided the family should go ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous
Plot: lawyer, dysfunctional family, criminal, going straight, family life, crimes, criminal heroes, convict, right and wrong, doubts and hesitations, manipulation, white trash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Prisoner: Cell Block H (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious ...
Plot: prison, prison life, women's prison, misfit, gender, leadership, danger, deadly, crime, life is a bitch, crimes, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: australia
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100%
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Anyone But Me (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
TV show
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, emotional, humorous, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: lesbian, teenage life, friends, lifestyle, youth, lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, gays and lesbians, long distance relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Yard (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: After a fateful domestic clash, a devoted mother finds herself in prison and fighting to survive in hopes of reuniting with her daughter.
Style: captivating, psychological, suspense, tense
Plot: women's prison, women in prison, prison life, prison, murder, drug dealing, trust, police, interrogation, drug addict, prison gang, marriage ...
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Crims (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: prison, prison life, confined, unlikely criminals, youth, crimes, juvenile delinquency, fish out of water, disorder, british humour, friends, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
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Faking It (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
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: realistic, humorous, not serious, disturbing, light
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: lesbian, high school life, lgbt, lesbian relationship, best friends, popularity, youth, teenage life, high school, friends, female friendship, high school hunk ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Kiss Me (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mia (Ruth Vega Fernandez) and Frida (Liv Mjönes), both in their thirties, meet each other for the first time at their parents' engagement party. Mia's father, Lasse (Krister Henriksson), is about to get married to Frida's mother, ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: lesbian love, lesbian romance, lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, romance, love and romance, engagement, female orgasm, lesbian sex, coming out, girlfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe, spain
⇓ 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: gay relationship, gay love, gay, gay lead character, gays and lesbians, gay couple, coming out, prison, homosexual, fall in love, lgbt, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s, year 1998 ...
Place: miami, texas, florida, georgia, usa ...
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53%
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Feel Good (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Recovering addict and comedian Mae tries to control the addictive behaviors and intense romanticism that permeate every facet of her life. Life is further complicated by a new and all-consuming relationship with her new girlfriend George.
Style: romantic, witty, touching, semi serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: lgbt, lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, lesbian, female comedian, addiction, tomboy, female protagonist, parents daughter relationship, comedy club, junkie, irreverence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Orphan Black (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, serious, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns
Plot: top secret, lesbian, strong female character, uncover truth, family relations, killings, cloning, shooting, lookalikes, lesbian relationship, boyfriend, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The L Word: Generation Q (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: In this sequel to The L Word, we continue to follow the intermingled lives of Bette Porter, Alice Pieszecki and Shane McCutcheon, along with a new generation of diverse, self-possessed LGBTQIA+ characters experiencing love, heartbreak, sex, setbacks ...
Style: sexy, romantic, touching, sincere, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian relationship, lgbt, gays and lesbians, female friendship, lesbian, lifestyle, love and romance, family relations, tv host, parents and children, female protagonist, frustration ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, adaptation directed by original author
Plot: prison, confined, prison life, farce, fish out of water, friendship, drugs/alcohol, disorder, goofy hero, elderly, nothing goes right, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Saving Face (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations.
Style: touching, inter cultural, romantic, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, lgbt, coming out, generation gap, lesbian love, romance, lesbian sex, parents and children, fish out of water, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, hong kong, manhattan new york city, shanghai china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Arrested Development (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a wealthy family that lost everything, and the one son who had no choice but to keep them all together.
Style: witty, humorous, surreal, not serious, clever ...
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, disorder, siblings relations, irresponsible, bankruptcy, immature, rivals, silly humor, weirdo, adolescence, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 546
Unite 9 (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Marie Lamontagne, a widowed mother of two in her forties, confesses to a murder she didn't commit to protect her daughter. Thrust into brutally unfamiliar and hostile surroundings, she first learns survival, then confronts the biggest challenge ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, psychological, gloomy
Plot: women's prison, family problems, attempted murder, prison life, confined, prison, crimes, psychologist, family in crisis, warden, rehabilitation, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Lip Service (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: realistic, sexy, semi serious, sincere, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian couple, lgbt, lovers, lesbianism, love triangle, love and romance, sexual identity, ex couple relations, gays and lesbians, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, saudi arabia, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Girl/Girl Scene: The Movie (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The lives and loves of a close-knit group of young gay ladies as they make their way in a not-so-modern world.
Style: lgbt cinema, teen sex comedy, twist ending, erotic, parody
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lesbian, lesbian couple, lesbian romance, lgbt, lesbianism, lesbian sex, female friendship, entertainment, bad girl, girlfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
And Then Came Lola (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A talented, but distracted photographer, Lola, on the verge of success in both love and work, could lose it all if she doesn't make it to a crucial meeting on time. But, as usual, Lola is late. With her job and girlfriend on the line, she has ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, sincere, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian lover, lifestyle, race against time, youth, romance, true love, couples, disorder, life turned upside down, dishonesty, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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DTLA (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: DTLA is a gay-themed television series which premiered October 24, 2012. The series was created, and is co-produced and directed by Larry Kennar. It follows a group of friends in Downtown Los Angeles under the slogan: One City, Seven Lives / Old ...
Style: realistic, humorous, psychological, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, sexual relations, couple relations, gender, lgbt, group of friends, gay relationship, love, sexual content, couples, friends, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Stranger Inside (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mother daughter reunion set in the harsh reality of a women's correctional facility
Style: disturbing, emotional, rough, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: prison, parents and children, life is a bitch, family relations, crimes, drug dealing, society, confined, juvenile delinquency, youth, gang, prison life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, friends, couples, couple relations, best friends, romance, gender, love and romance, lifestyle, family relations, looking for love, sexual identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Imagine Me & You (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During her wedding ceremony, Rachel notices Luce in the audience and feels instantly drawn to her. The two women become close friends, and when Rachel learns that Luce is a lesbian, she realizes that despite her happy marriage to Heck, she is ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, romantic, sexy, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, lgbt, coming out, gays and lesbians, love affair, lesbian couple, love triangle, couple relations, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.8
 463
Starved (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: humorous, sitcom, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: eating disorder, support group, friendship, lifestyle, misfit, dishonesty, society, stock broker, dark humor, mental illness, obsession, physical appearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
A Perfect Ending (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This intimate drama follows Rebecca, a woman who has kept her sexuality a secret from her friends but chooses to reveal it to a stranger. While Rebecca's revelations may not yield the results she expects, a perfect ending is still in reach.
Style: sexy, touching, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian sex, lgbt, lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, lesbian interest, prostitute, lesbian couple, strong sexual content, self discovery, first lesbian experience, lesbian cunnilingus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Call My Agent (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: TV mini-series about a French talent agency
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, captivating ...
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, workplace, celebrity culture, life turned upside down, disorder, workplace situations, rivalry, friendship, society, satire, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Mad Dogs (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: When a group of underachieving 40-something friends gather in Belize to celebrate the early retirement of an old friend, a series of wild, comedic events unfold, exposing dark secrets and a web of lies, deception and murder.
Style: tense, captivating, light, exciting, humorous ...
Plot: murder, friendship, dark humor, crimes, disorder, dishonesty, reunion, group of friends, celebration, crime, friends, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Four-Faced Liar (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Four Faced Liar is a story of love and lies for four twenty-somethings looking to find themselves in New York City... A story of love and lies for four twenty-somethings looking to find themselves in New York City. A pair of best friends and a ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian relationship, infidelity, friendship, love and romance, couple relations, lifestyle, best friends, gender, romance, sexual content, couples, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%