Movies and TV shows like Horrible Histories

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Horrible Histories (2009)
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Horrible Histories (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, History
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the best-selling children's books and liberally splattered with guts, blood and poo, a group of British comedians offer an anarchic and unconventional take on some of history's most gruesome and funny moments, with topics including the Stone Age, the Middle Ages, the Egyptians and the Romans, among others.
Style: educational, humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: british history, politics, world war two, military, society, state affairs, family, ancient, political intrigue, dishonesty, crime and punishment, head of state, rivalry, british humour, world war one, talking animals, inventions and discoveries, world spanning, reenactment, historical character, historical figure
Time: prehistory, 18th century, 16th century, 17th century, 21st century, 20th century, 15th century ...

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Most similar movies to Horrible Histories

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films and TV series with plots about family, youth, family relations, friends, society, teenage life and state affairs mostly in Comedy, Family and History genres. Some movies like Horrible Histories: Bill (2015), The Thick of It (2005), The Brink (2015), 37 Days (2014), How to Rock (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Bill (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, History
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: What really happened during Shakespeare's 'Lost Years'? Hopeless lute player Bill Shakespeare leaves his home to follow his dream.
Style: parody, humorous, semi serious, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: assassination attempt, political intrigue, ambition, rise to the top, writer's life, adventure, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, escapades, royal family, royal court, shakespeare ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe
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67%
The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer (1998)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer is an American sitcom that aired on UPN in 1998. Before it was even debuted, the series set off a storm of controversy because of a perceived light-hearted take on the issue of American slavery.
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: american civil war, boss and employee, political intrigue, head of state, state affairs, politics
Time: 19th century
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47%
The Thick of It (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, cynical, humorous, witty ...
Plot: politics, satire, state affairs, workplace, workplace situations, political intrigue, government official, politician, society, political satire, stupidity, british humour ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe
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45%
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The Brink (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Three top U.S. government and military officials scramble to prevent World War 3 from happening amidst the chaos of a geopolitical crisis.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: diplomat, chaos, workplace intrigue, political intrigue, state affairs, society, workplace situations, dark humor, military, danger, partners, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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37 Days (2014)
Genre: History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of what happened in the few weeks immediately preceding World War I.
Style: political thriller, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: world war one, politics, historical character, head of state, political unrest, state affairs, assassination, society, negotiation, diplomacy, summer, prime minister ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914, pre world war one
Place: europe, england, germany, france
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44%
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How to Rock (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: How to Rock is an American teen sitcom that ran on Nickelodeon from February 4 to December 8, 2012. It stars Cymphonique Miller as Kacey Simon. The series is based on the 2011 book, How to Rock Braces and Glasses by Meg Haston published by Little, ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: music band, youth, family, friends, artists and showbiz, hip hop, rivalry, aspiring singer, society, musician's life, teenage life, band ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Beakman's World (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Beakman's World is an educational children's television show. The program is based on the Universal Press Syndicate syndicated comic strip You Can with Beakman and Jax created by Jok Church. The series premiered September 18, 1992 on The ...
Style: educational, semi serious, exciting, humorous, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: experiment, goofy hero, heroes, mad scientist, family, escapades, laboratory, inventions and discoveries, experimenting, disorder, scientist, science ...
Time: 90s
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43%
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Alice, I Think (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Alice, I Think was a Canadian television series based on the Susan Juby book of the same name. Fifteen-year-old Alice is a "hyper-critical, socially-retarded narcissist with mind-numbingly poor judgement," played by Carly McKillip. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, teen drama
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, social relations, small town life, friendship, hippie, dysfunctional family, lifestyle, love and romance, family, friends, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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42%
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Art Attack (1990)
Genre: Family
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Art Attack is a British children's television series revolving around art. The original series was one of CITV's longest running programmes, running from 1990 to 2007, and was presented throughout by Neil Buchanan. The new series launched ...
Style: educational, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: artist, painting, family, youth, performer's life, arts and culture, childhood, artists and showbiz, teaching the ways of the world, creative process, creativity, sketching ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 1990s
Place: england
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41%
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Fudge (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: Fudge is an American children's television series based on a series of Judy Blume books about a young boy nicknamed Fudge. The series ran for two seasons, with 24 episodes following a telefilm adaptation of Blume's novel Fudge-A-Mania, ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: siblings relations, skyscraper, family relations, family, youth, school, sibling rivalry, parent, parents, little brother, apartment, elevator ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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41%
 7.5
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Zoboomafoo (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Zoboomafoo is an American children's television series that aired from January 25, 1999, to April 28, 2001, and is still shown today in syndication depending on the area, and it is regularly shown on PBS Kids Sprout. A total of 65 episodes were ...
Style: educational, humorous, semi serious
Audience: toddlers, kids
Plot: animals, miniaturization, animal, pets, puppets, friends, animal life, puppet, friendship, family, talking to the camera, looking at the camera ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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40%
So Little Time (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: So Little Time is an American sitcom starring Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen that aired on Fox Family. The first half of the series aired from June 2, 2001, to August 15, 2001. The series then went on a four-month hiatus owing to network management ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom, entertaining
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: twins, twin sister, teenage life, best friends, family, youth, high school life, teenage love, divorced parents, family life, teen angst, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: malibu california, usa, los angeles
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39%
Valerie's Family: The Hogans (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Hogan Family is an American television situation comedy that aired on NBC from March 1, 1986 to May 7, 1990, and on CBS from September 15, 1990 until July 20, 1991. It was produced by Miller-Boyett Productions, along with Tal Productions, Inc., ...
Style: touching, offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, suburbs, family relations, aids, twins, motherhood, widower, three brothers, aunt, pilot, brother brother relationship
Time: 80s
Place: illinois
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39%
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Drunk History (2013)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Historical reenactments from A-list talent as told by inebriated storytellers. A unique take on the familiar and less familiar people and events from America’s great past as great moments in history are retold with unforgettable results.
Style: humorous, talky, realistic, parody, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drunk, cultural icon, state affairs, americana, guest, comedian, absurd humor, political satire, religion, drinking, joke, drinking alcohol ...
Time: 20th century, 2010s, 1940s
Place: usa
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39%
Naturally, Sadie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Naturally, Sadie is a Canadian comedy teen drama sitcom that ran for three seasons from June 24, 2005 to August 26, 2007. It was produced in Canada, set in Whitby, Ontario. Filmed in Toronto, Ontario, most of the show was shot inside a former ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family relations, high school life, family, animal life, parents and children, teachers and students, siblings relations, high school, nature, teenager, friendship, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada
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39%
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Mixed-ish (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Rainbow Johnson recounts her experience growing up in a mixed-race family in the ‘80s and the constant dilemmas they had to face over whether to assimilate or stay true to themselves.
Style: entertaining, feel good, captivating, light, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: family, rivalry, adaptation, love, friendship, parents and children, hopes, adventure, happy ending, youth, society, couples ...
Time: 80s
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39%
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Raffles (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Raffles was a 1977 television adaptation of the A. J. Raffles stories by Ernest William Hornung. The series was produced by Yorkshire Television and written by Philip Mackie. The episodes were largely faithful adaptations of the stories in the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: dishonesty, crimes, criminal heroes, crime, school, theft
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, london
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39%
The Prince and the Pauper: The Movie (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A modern day telling of the Mark Twain classic, The Prince and the Pauper.
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: rich and poor, mistaken identity, disorder, youth, hidden identity, adventure, dishonesty, fish out of water, family, power relations, urban, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Tanner on Tanner (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Tanner on Tanner is a follow up to celebrated filmmaker Robert Altman and DOONESBURY cartoonist Gary Trudeau's political satire TANNER '88, a mockumentary following a fictional democratic presidential candidate (Michael Murphy) on his ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, cynical, biting ...
Plot: satire, moral dilemma, fighting the system, undercover, manhunt, society, politics, lifestyle, rebellion, journalism, dishonesty, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Black Adder (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 195 min.
TV show
Story: Blackadder is the name that encompassed four series of a BBC 1 period British sitcom, along with several one-off instalments. All television episodes starred Rowan Atkinson as anti-hero Edmund Blackadder and Tony Robinson as Blackadder's ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, sitcom, offbeat ...
Plot: satire, queen, heir, prince, witch, king, parents and children, state affairs, politics, heir heiress, inheritance, royal family ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, 1400s
Place: england, europe, scotland, britain
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38%
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Even Stevens (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Even Stevens is an American comedy television series that aired on Disney Channel with a total of three seasons and 65 episodes from June 17, 2000, to June 13, 2003. It follows the life of the Stevenses, a Jewish family living in suburban ...
Style: witty, feel good, humorous, semi serious, sitcom ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, sibling rivalry, family relations, youth, teenage life, high school life, siblings relations, parents and children, disorder, classmates, eccentric family, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, usa, sacramento california
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38%
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Empty Nest (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Empty Nest is an American sitcom that originally aired on NBC from 1988 to 1995. The series was created as a spin-off of The Golden Girls by creator and producer Susan Harris. For its first three seasons, Empty Nest was one of the year's top 10 ...
Style: sitcom, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, doctor, supportive parent, parents and children, family, siblings relations, family life, pediatrician, father daughter relationship, coworker relationship, nurse, hospital ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Mr. Belvedere (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mr. Belvedere is an American sitcom that originally aired on ABC from March 15, 1985, until July 8, 1990. The series is based on the Lynn Aloysius Belvedere character created by Gwen Davenport for her 1947 novel Belvedere, which was later adapted ...
Style: sitcom, touching, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, workplace situations, siblings relations, master and servant, youth, family, workplace, society, lifestyle, friends, disorder, power relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania
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38%
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iParty with Victorious (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Carly is enjoying life with her new boyfriend Steven Carson, a home-schooled boy with divorced parents who spends part of his life in Los Angeles. What she doesn't know is that while in Los Angeles, Steven has another girlfriend, a student at ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: teenage life, youth, friendship, family, infidelity, dishonesty, best friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, party, friends, makeup artist, actor playing himself ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
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37%
Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide is an American live action sitcom on Nickelodeon that debuted in the Nickelodeon Sunday night TEENick scheduling block on September 12, 2004. The series' actual pilot episode aired on September 7, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, school, breaking the fourth wall, survival, teenage life, bully, teaching the ways of the world, youth, friends, best friends, buddies, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Silver Spoons (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Silver Spoons is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 25, 1982 to May 11, 1986 and in first-run syndication from September 15, 1986 to March 4, 1987. The series was produced by Embassy Television for the first four seasons, until ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: coming of age, rich and poor, family relations, power relations, family life, americana, parents and children, siblings relations, society, family, youth, man child ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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37%
 8.5
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Mr. Bean (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Mr Bean turns simple everyday tasks into chaotic situations and will leave you in stitches as he creates havoc wherever he goes.
Style: humorous, odd, not serious, realistic, sitcom ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, farce, weirdo, british humour, goofy hero, nothing goes right, problem solving, fish out of water, socially awkward, comedy of errors, stupidity, eccentricity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: london, england, europe, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.7
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Drake & Josh (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Drake & Josh is an American television sitcom created by Dan Schneider for Nickelodeon. The series follows the lives of two teenage boys with opposing personalities, Drake Parker and Josh Nichols, who become stepbrothers. Both actors had played ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, realistic, sitcom ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: teenage life, family relations, siblings relations, lifestyle, adolescence vs adulthood, step siblings, manipulations, unlikely partners, prank, manipulation, deal, family ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Brothers Garcia (2000)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Brothers García is an American sitcom that premiered in 2000 on Nickelodeon and ended in 2004. It was among the first projects of Sí TV, an effort to produce programming featuring Latino characters, however being aimed at a diverse audience. ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, family life, teenage life, social relations, youth, siblings relations, immigrants, dark secret, culture, humour, ancestor ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.6
 387
Dead Ringers (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dead Ringers is a United Kingdom radio and television comedy impressions show broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and later BBC Two. The programme was devised by producer Bill Dare and developed with Jon Holmes, Andy Hurst and Simon Blackwell. It starred Jon ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, cynical, talky ...
Plot: satire, media satire, society, politics, state affairs, artists and showbiz, joke, comedy team, media, celebrity culture, disorder, british humour ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%