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Halfway Home (2007)
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Halfway Home (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Halfway Home is an American comedy series that aired on Comedy Central in Spring 2007. On its official website, Halfway Home is described as an "improvised half-hour show featuring the daily exploits of five ex-cons living together in a residential rehab facility". After airing 10 episodes, on June 20, 2007 costar Regan Burns confirmed that the show had ended.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, sitcom, offbeat
Plot: friendship, starting over, rehabilitation, going straight, social misfits, disorder, crimes, dysfunctional character, rehabilitation center, friends, masturbation, hopes, sexual dysfunction, wannabe, misfit partners, power relations, ex convict, improv
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, realistic and sitcom films and TV series with plots about disorder, friends, friendship, family relations, lifestyle, buddies and best friends mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Halfway Home: My Name Is Earl (2005), The Exes (2011), Friends with Better Lives (2014), Big Time in Hollywood, Fl (2015), The Odd Couple (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
My Name Is Earl (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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Story: When petty criminal Earl Hickey wins the lottery, he sets off on a quest to repair his questionable karma.
Style: humorous, realistic, sitcom, witty, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
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The Exes (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good
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Place: usa
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Friends with Better Lives (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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Story: A comedy about six friends at different stages in their lives – married, divorced, newly engaged and single – who are outwardly happy, but secretly questioning if their friends have it better. Andi and Bobby are happily married with two kids but ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Big Time in Hollywood, Fl (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Follows two delusional brothers, who are self-proclaimed filmmakers, as they are kicked out of their parent's house and end up on an epic cinematic journey.
Style: humorous, realistic, sitcom, not serious
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Odd Couple (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Oscar's life seems almost perfect...sure he's divorced and his apartment is a mess, but he's the host of a well-known sports show, and is enjoying his bachelor lifestyle in New York City. That is until his college friend, Felix, shows ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
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Place: usa
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How to Be a Gentleman (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: How to Be a Gentleman, inspired by the book of the same name, is a comedy about the unlikely friendship between a traditional, refined writer and an unrefined personal trainer. Andrew Carlson (David Hornsby) is an etiquette columnist whose devotion ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, odd couple, newspaper columnist, teaching the ways of the world, power relations, buddies, thirtysomething life, columnist, friends, school
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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 ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Her life reads like a country music tune: her husband cheated on her and spent all of their money, and after she gets mad, she's going to get even.
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: starting over, musician's life, parents and children, lifestyle, comeback, artists and showbiz, single mother, hopes, country music, country, music, materialism ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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Place: usa
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: 10 Items or Less is a partly scripted, partly improvised American comedy series created by Nancy Hower, Robert Hickey and John Lehr. It starred Lehr as a less-than-successful businessman who returned home to run Greens & Grains, the family-owned ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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Duration: 293 min.
TV show
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Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, realistic
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Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Easy to Assemble is a Webseries created by and starring Illeana Douglas, and sponsored by furniture store IKEA. Douglas plays a fictional version of herself trying to quit acting and work a "real job" at the IKEA in Burbank, CA. She soon ...
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Genre: Comedy
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Genre: Comedy
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, feel good, light ...
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The Jack and Triumph Show (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Place: usa
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Plant (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A well-intentioned church congregation faces the harsh realities of New York City living in this satiric comedy series.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Are You There, Chelsea? (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Are You There, Chelsea? is an American sitcom created by Dottie Zicklin and Julie Ann Larson. It is based on Chelsea Handler's 2008 best-selling book Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea and aired from January 11 to March 28, 2012, on ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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