Movies and TV shows like Orange Is the New Black

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Orange Is the New Black (2013)
 8.1
 274K
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, lesbian relationship, prison life, lgbt, prison, life turned upside down, women's prison, women in prison, gender, perversion, fish out of water, abuse, confined, strong female character, first lesbian experience, drugs/alcohol, lesbianism, disorder, russian, convict, arrest, lesbian romance, lesbian sex, 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 witty films and TV series with plots about lesbian, lesbian relationship, friendship, gays and lesbians, lgbt, family relations and lesbian kiss mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Orange Is the New Black: Wentworth Prison (2013), The L Word (2004), Faking It (2014), Anyone But Me (2008), Jailbait (2014). 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: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: women's prison, prison life, prison, lesbian, lesbian relationship, life is a bitch, women in prison, crimes, protest, power struggle, sadism, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.6
 24K
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: realistic, talky, sincere, semi serious, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, lgbt, lesbian couple, lesbian mother, older woman younger man relationship, lesbianism, infidelity, love triangle, love and romance, female friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 14K
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: realistic, humorous, not serious, light, disturbing
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: lesbian, high school life, lgbt, lesbian relationship, best friends, popularity, youth, teenage life, friends, female friendship, high school, high school hunk ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 959
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, emotional, humorous, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: lesbian, teenage life, friends, youth, lifestyle, love and romance, family relations, parents and children, gays and lesbians, long distance relationship, love, lesbian couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 4.2
 3K
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, confined, teenage life, survival, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, juvenile detention, exploitation, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Outrageous Fortune (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 60 min.
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: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: lawyer, dysfunctional family, criminal, going straight, family life, criminal heroes, crimes, convict, doubts and hesitations, right and wrong, manipulation, white trash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new zealand
⇓ 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 love, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, gay lead character, gay couple, homosexual, prison, confined, gay, coming out, deception, prison life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 90s, year 1998 ...
Place: miami, texas, florida, georgia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, suspenseful, bleak, rough, realistic ...
Plot: prison, prison life, women's prison, misfit, rivalry, life is a bitch, gender, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, danger, leadership ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 99K
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, serious, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns
Plot: top secret, strong female character, uncover truth, family relations, killings, lookalikes, shooting, boyfriend, lesbian relationship, escape, cloning, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 233
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: not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: prison, prison life, fish out of water, confined, youth, unlikely criminals, juvenile delinquency, crimes, disorder, british humour, profanity, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ 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, farce, prison life, drugs/alcohol, elderly, nothing goes right, goofy hero, disorder, friendship, fish out of water, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The L Word: Generation Q (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
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, sincere, touching, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian relationship, lgbt, gays and lesbians, female friendship, lifestyle, love and romance, family relations, frustration, tv host, election, parents and children, women in society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 10K
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, romance, parents and children, fish out of water, single parent, loneliness, lesbian love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, hong kong, manhattan new york city, shanghai ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Arrested Development (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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, siblings relations, bankruptcy, parents and children, responsibility, parenthood, lifestyle change, workplace problem, uptight character, nothing goes right, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 4K
Feel Good (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, addiction, female comedian, parents daughter relationship, lesbian kiss, comedy club, semi autobiographical, female protagonist, irreverence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.4
 74K
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: brutal, realistic, serious, emotional, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, fist fighting, life is a bitch, fighting the system, murder, prison riot, life turned upside down, rivalry, police brutality, prison gang, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 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: realistic, sincere, sexy, semi serious, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian couple, lgbt, lovers, love triangle, love and romance, sexual identity, ex couple relations, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, coming out ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, europe, saudi arabia, 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.
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lesbian, lesbian couple, lesbian romance, lgbt, lesbianism, satire, all female cast, lesbian kiss, lesbian sex, woman in underwear ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 400
DTLA (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 444
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: sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, friends, couples, love and romance, gender, romance, best friends, looking for love, couple relations, family relations, lifestyle, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.8
 459
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: humorous, dark humor, sitcom, light, captivating ...
Plot: eating disorder, support group, friendship, stock broker, misfit, dishonesty, lifestyle, society, mental illness, obsession, physical appearance, cooking and food ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ 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: rough, disturbing, emotional, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: prison, parents and children, life is a bitch, gang, society, youth, confined, crimes, juvenile delinquency, drug dealing, prison life, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ 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 interest, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, strong sexual content, lesbian couple, lesbian sex, self discovery, prostitute, first lesbian experience, coming out ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
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, lgbt, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, coming out, love affair, power of love, love triangle, couple relations, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, sincere, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian relationship, lifestyle, race against time, romance, youth, couples, life turned upside down, disorder, true love, lesbian romance, dishonesty, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.2
 997
The Yard (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
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, tense, suspense
Plot: women's prison, women in prison, murder, prison gang, police, interrogation, trust, marriage, confession, chase, judge, courtroom ...
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, humorous, realistic, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: murder, nothing goes right, misfit, disorder, goofy hero, crimes, crime, social misfits, brother brother relationship, crime scene, fake suicide, accidental death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 8K
Mad Dogs (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
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: dark humor, captivating, tense, humorous, light ...
Plot: murder, friendship, crimes, disorder, reunion, dishonesty, group of friends, celebration, crime, friends, conspiracy, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: witty, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: lesbian relationship, infidelity, friendship, love and romance, couples, sexual content, best friends, romance, gender, lifestyle, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 3.6
 209
Good Dog (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 26 min.
Story: Good Dog is a Canadian television comedy-drama series which aired for one season on HBO Canada. The show follows the life of character George, a role that Ken Finkleman reprised from The Newsroom.
Style: touching, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: nothing goes right, life turned upside down, couple relations, disorder, couples, tv show, buddies, ratings, nagging and grouching, television producer, media, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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