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Mr. Sloane (2014)
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Mr. Sloane (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Mr. Sloane's titular character is a buttoned-down 1960's man in crisis. Between his failed attempts at marriage, career success and even suicide, it's fair to say that 1969 isn't shaping up to be Watford-dweller Mr. Sloane's year. But with a potential job opportunity on the horizon and the phone number of a prospective new love interest following a chance encounter in his local hardware store, could Mr Sloane's luck be about to change?
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, psychological, entertaining, realistic
Plot: looking for love, friends, down on your luck, free spirited, love and romance, self discovery, couples, friendship, society, buddies, living with parents, bittersweet, middle aged
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and sitcom films and TV series with plots about friends, friendship, british humour, lifestyle, couples, love and romance and buddies mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Mr. Sloane: The Likely Lads (1964), Beautiful People (2008), Up the Women (2013), Manchild (2002), Manhattan Love Story (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Likely Lads (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Likely Lads is a British sitcom created and written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, and produced by Dick Clement. Twenty episodes were broadcast by the BBC, in three series, between 16 December 1964 and 23 July 1966. However, only eight of ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: working class, friendship, buddies, workplace, society, workplace situations, friends, factory worker, friendship between men, odd couple, male friendship, dysfunctional relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: northern england, england, europe
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Beautiful People (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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Story: Beautiful People is a British comedy drama television series based on the memoirs of Barneys creative director Simon Doonan. The series takes place in Reading, Berkshire, in 1997, where thirteen-year-old Simon Doonan and his best friend Kylie dream ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, touching
Plot: suburbs, gay, friends, working class, family relations, youth, follow your dream, best friends, lifestyle, parents and children, dull life, society ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london
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Up the Women (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: It's 1910 and we're in Banbury church hall at the Banbury Intricate Craft Circle. Margaret has been to London and discovered the Women's Suffrage movement so she decides they need to set up their own movement and The Banbury Intricate ...
Style: sitcom, captivating, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: idealism, friendship, against the odds, fighting the system, battle of the sexes, hopes, society, injustice, feminism, small town, gender, women's suffrage ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: england, europe
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Manchild (2002)
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 ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: midlife crisis, workplace romance, lifestyle, friendship, introspection, boss and employee, looking for love, family relations, best friends, buddies, workplace, reunion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Manhattan Love Story (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The unfiltered internal monologues of a young man and a young woman are exposed as they begin a new relationship together.
Style: humorous, sitcom, witty, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: couple relations, battle of the sexes, looking for love, love and romance, couples, dating, society, family relations, friendship, rivalry, woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Rev. (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Rev. is a British television sitcom produced by Big Talk Productions. The show premiered on BBC Two on 28 June 2010. The show's working titles were The City Vicar and Handle With Prayer. The series revolves around a Church of England priest, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sitcom, entertaining, light ...
Plot: church, clergy, priest, society, belief, religions or cults, moral dilemma, social relations, urban setting, challenge, lifestyle change, reluctant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
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Drifters (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy series about three young women living in Leeds who've graduated, had a year out, and are now struggling to find a job they're passionate about, a place to live that is half decent and a boyfriend they actually like. A sitcom about ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, adolescence vs adulthood, friendship, friends, twentysomething life, best friends, female friendship, roommate, british humour, strong female presence, petty job, young adult ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
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Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? is a British sitcom which was broadcast between 9 January 1973 and 9 April 1974 on BBC1. It was the colour sequel to the mid-1960s hit The Likely Lads. It was created and written, as was its predecessor, by Dick ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friends, working class, marriage, workplace, society, grownups, buddies, factory worker, homecoming, middle class, friendship, love triangle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: northern england, england, europe
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Waiting for God (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Waiting for God is a British sitcom that ran on BBC1 from 1990 to 1994 starring Graham Crowden as Tom and Stephanie Cole as Diana, two spirited residents of a retirement home who spend their time running rings around the home's oppressive ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: elderly, retirement home, in-laws, oldtimer, retired, couples, staff, traditional versus modern, antisocial behavior, friends, generation gap, elderly lovers ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, europe
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The Old Guys (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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Story: The Old Guys is a British comedy television series that revolves around two aging housemates: Tom Finnan and Roy Bowden. The pair live across the street from Sally, whom they both find attractive. Tom moved in with Roy after Roy's wife Penny ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: friends, lifestyle, friendship, love triangle, rivalry, girl next door, wooing, dating, suburbs, buddies, aging, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Girl's Guide to Depravity (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Girl's Guide to Depravity is a comedy/drama series based on Heather Rutman's popular book and blog of the same name. The show debuted in the US on Cinemax in February of 2012, and has aired internationally in Latin America, Spain, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, best friends, couples, strong female presence, rules and policies, singleness, friends, city life, love interest, love, dating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
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London Irish (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: London Irish follows the antics of four ex-pat Northern Irish 20 somethings in London. Written by Derry girl, Lisa McGee, someone who knows a thing or two about 'the craic' in world's best city. For these four friends it's not ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, captivating, touching ...
Plot: siblings relations, friendship, irish, friends, city life, family relations, alcohol abuse, petty job, singleness, sexual tension, twentysomething life, buddies
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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Room to Rent (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ali is a young Egyptian screenwriter determined to succeed in London, where he has been a student. He loves the artistic and political freedom, the colours, the music, the individualism. But he has little money, his student visa is about to expire ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, offbeat ...
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Lovesick (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, entertaining, light ...
Plot: friendship, down on your luck, buddies, sexually transmitted disease, disorder, friends in love, farce, british humour, humour, couple relations, sex, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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The Morecambe & Wise Show (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: The Morecambe & Wise Show is the third TV series by English comedy double-act Morecambe and Wise. It began airing in 1968 on BBC 2, specifically because it was then the only channel broadcasting in colour, following the duo's move to the ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, witty, parody
Plot: duo, celebrity guests, friends, disorder, silly humor, partners, artists and showbiz, odd couple, comedy team, british humour
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Flip a Coin (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: CASPER and PHILIP two friends in their mid twenties, share a flat and spend most of their time chasing after girls. They chat girls up together, then flip a coin about who gets to pursue her. PHILIP always wins, but CASPER is the lucky one with the ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, light, semi serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps is a British comedy television series sitcom that ran from 26 February 2001 to 24 May 2011 and starring Sheridan Smith, Will Mellor, Ralf Little, Natalie Casey, Kathryn Drysdale and Luke Gell. Created and ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, battle of the sexes, up and down relationship, looking for love, friends, couples, couple relations, looking for sex, buddies, group of friends, sexual tension, sexual humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, northern england
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Dating Rules from My Future Self (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
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Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, looking for love, dating, best friends, lifestyle, rules and policies, couples, twentysomething life, friendship, strong female presence, imaginary, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Rock & Chips (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: Prequel to Only Fools and Horses, set in the 1960s, Joan Trotter is in an unhappy marriage with the work-shy Reg, with whom she has a teenage son, Derek ("Del Boy"). However, the reappearance in Peckham of bank robber, "art ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic
Plot: working class, society, theft, lifestyle, dishonesty, infidelity, pregnancy, childbirth, promotion, petty criminal, bittersweet, living with parents ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1960
Place: london, england, europe
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Early Doors (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A sitcom set in a small pub in Manchester, “The Grapes”, where daily life is bound up in the issues of love, loneliness, and blocked urinals. Regular drinkers Joe and Duffy pass the time with landlord Ken and his police officer cronies.
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: northern england, england, europe
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Campus Ladies (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Campus Ladies is an American sitcom that premiered on Oxygen on January 8, 2006. It stars Christen Sussin and Carrie Aizley as two 40-something women who decide to go enroll at the fictional University of the Midwest. The humor comes from the ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: college, lifestyle, college life, looking for love, looking for sex, best friends, love and romance, youth, middle aged, divorce, friendship, sexual humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Threesome (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Alice lives with her boyfriend Mitch and their gay best friend Richie. Together they form three points of an unlikely triangle, living, laughing and larging it together. After one particularly big night out, they end up having an unplanned threesome ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, young people, couples, lifestyle, roommate, boyfriend, homosexual, responsibility, love triangle, child birth, twentysomething life, immature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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People Like Us (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: People Like Us was a British radio and TV comedy programme, a spoof on-location documentary written by John Morton, and starring Chris Langham as Roy Mallard, an inept interviewer. Originally a radio show for BBC Radio 4 in three series from 1995 to ...
Style: offbeat, clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: media, society, human nature, social relations, british humour
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
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42%
Let's Stay Together (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Let's Stay Together is an American romantic comedy television series created by Jacque Edmonds Cofer. It premiered on BET on January 11, 2011. The title of the series refers to the Al Green landmark 1972 song of the same name. The series ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, couple relations, couples, friends, family relations, city life, society, siblings relations, love and romance, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Roger & Val Have Just Got In (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Roger & Val Have Just Got In is a British sitcom that stars Dawn French and Alfred Molina playing married couple Roger and Val Stevenson. The show premiered on BBC Two on 6 August 2010 and six episodes were broadcast for the first series. The ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Plot: married couple, couple relations, working class, family relations, everyday life, british humour, rivalry, bittersweet, indoor, verbal byplay, realism, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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How Not to Live Your Life (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: How Not to Live Your Life is a British sitcom, written by and starring Dan Clark that aired between 27 September 2007 and 22 December 2011, about a neurotic twenty-nine-year-old man who is trying to navigate his way through life but is not helped by ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, light, funny ...
Plot: down on your luck, lifestyle, roommate, financial problem, crush, unfulfillment, love and romance, failed attempt, debt, nothing goes right, humour, comedy of errors ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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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
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Steptoe and Son (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Steptoe and Son is a British sitcom written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson about a father and son played by Wilfred Brambell and Harry H. Corbett who deal in selling used items. They live on Oil Drum Lane, a fictional street in Shepherd's Bush, ...
Style: sitcom, witty, clever, touching, humorous ...
Plot: working class, family business, son, father, workplace, lifestyle, odd couple, partners, reluctant partners, family life, workplace situations, society ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: england, europe, united kingdom, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Max & Paddy's Road to Nowhere (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Max And Paddy's Road To Nowhere is the much-loved sequel to Peter Kay's critically-acclaimed comedy series, "Phoenix Nights". Written by and starring Peter Kay and Patrick McGuinness, this six-part comedy/drama series is the ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: motor home, on the road, friendship, friends, social relations, disorder, odd couple, buddies, lifestyle, partners, profanity, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, britain
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