Movies and TV shows like Friends with Better Lives

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Friends with Better Lives (2014)
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Friends with Better Lives (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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 at times long for the days they had less responsibility and more fun; Will is newly single and preaching the bachelor lifestyle, but still pining for his ex-wife; Jules and Lowell are high on their passionate new relationship; and Kate has a successful career but may take a swan dive into the L.A. River when she finds out her last remaining single friend, Jules, just got engaged. When it comes to relationships, these six friends are finding it a challenge to look at each other without wondering… who really has the better life?
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, buddies, romance, group of friends, model, best friends, friends, thirtysomething life, friend
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, not serious and sitcom films and TV series with plots about friends, lifestyle, buddies, friendship, couples, best friends and twentysomething life mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Friends with Better Lives: Man Up (2011), New Girl (2011), Community (2009), Traffic Light (2011), State of Georgia (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Man Up (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Three modern men try to get in touch with their inner tough guys and redefine what it means to be a 'real man.'
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, man child, couples, buddies, lifestyle, couple relations, friends, slacker, irresponsible, roommate, thirtysomething life, machismo ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.7
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New Girl (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Jessica Day is an offbeat and adorable girl in her late 20s who, after a bad breakup, moves in with three single guys. Goofy, positive, vulnerable and honest to a fault, Jess has faith in people, even when she shouldn't. Although she's ...
Style: feel good, buddy comedy, light, talky, humorous ...
Plot: friends, roommate, couple relations, ex couple relations, group of friends, love and romance, optimism, young people, couples, lifestyle, singleness, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
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Community (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the lives of a group of students at what is possibly the world’s worst community college in the fictional locale of Greendale, Colorado.
Style: witty, not serious, sitcom, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college life, friends, friendship, lifestyle change, student life, hardcase students, social relations, odd, geek, uptight character, silly humor, crush ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Traffic Light (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Traffic Light is an American comedy television series that ran on Fox from February 8, 2011 to May 31, 2011. It is based on the Israeli TV show Ramzor, and was adapted to an American audience by Bob Fisher. The series aired Tuesdays at 9:30 pm ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, battle of the sexes, friendship, up and down relationship, supportive friend, love and romance, couple relations, buddies, thirtysomething life, singleness, friends, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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State of Georgia (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: State of Georgia is an American television situation comedy. It stars Raven-Symoné, Majandra Delfino and Loretta Devine. The half-hour multi-cam comedy series stars Raven-Symoné as Georgia, an aspiring actress with a larger-than-life personality, ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, actor's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, ambition, aspiring actor, city life, geek, female protagonist, best friends, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, georgia
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57%
Best Friends Forever (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Best Friends Forever is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from April 4, to June 1, 2012. The series aired during the 2011–2012 NBC primetime season as a mid-season replacement and was created by real-life best friends Lennon ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, best friends, lifestyle, boyfriend, moving, society, rivalry, strong female presence, twentysomething life, friends, getting along, female friendship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.1
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Men at Work (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Men at Work is an American comedy series that airs on TBS. The series was created by Breckin Meyer and stars Danny Masterson, Michael Cassidy, Adam Busch, James Lesure and Meredith Hagner. The series premiered on May 24, 2012 at 10 pm. TBS second ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, feel good, light, captivating ...
Plot: buddies, lifestyle, workplace, photographer, couples, friendship, dating, magazine, love and romance, dumped, looking for sex, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, odd couple, newspaper columnist, teaching the ways of the world, power relations, buddies, thirtysomething life, friends, columnist, school
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 7.9
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Off Centre (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Off Centre is an American sitcom that aired on The WB network from October 14, 2001 to October 31, 2002. Created by Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz, and Danny Zuker, the series was heavily promoted as "from the guys who brought you American Pie".
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: lifestyle, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, womanizer, buddies, male friendship, friendship between men, hip hop culture, twentysomething life, friends, indoor, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.7
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Whitney (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Whitney is an American sitcom that ran on NBC from September 22, 2011 to March 27, 2013. The series originally aired in the 9:30 pm /8:30 pm Thursday night timeslot. The show stars Whitney Cummings and is based on her real-life experience and her ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, couples, couple relations, romance, love and romance, verbal byplay, twentysomething life, strong female presence, relationships, actor, woman
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Romantically Challenged (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Romantically Challenged is a comedy television series, which ran on ABC from April 19, 2010 to May 17, 2010. It is set in Pittsburgh and created by Ricky Blitt, who is also the show's head writer. The show stars Alyssa Milano. ABC officially ...
Style: not serious, realistic, feel good, humorous, sitcom
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, friendship, lifestyle, couples, manhood, family relations, romance, buddies, love and romance, couple relations, wannabe, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh
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54%
 5.6
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We Are Men (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: We Are Men is about four single guys living in a short-term apartment complex who unexpectedly find camaraderie over their many missteps in love.
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhood, friends, social relations, buddies, couples, lifestyle, twentysomething life, singleness, silly humor, friendship between men, camaraderie, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: odd couple, friendship, friends, dating, disorder, roommate, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, misfit, radio show, job, macho man, high maintenance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
Plot: lifestyle, workplace, friends, best friends, twentysomething life, singleness, alcohol abuse, strong female presence, roommate, workplace humor, troublemaker, bar ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Freddie (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Freddie is a television sitcom created by, and starring, Freddie Prinze, Jr. that aired from October 5, 2005 to April 12, 2006. Freddie is inspired by Prinze Jr.'s real life, growing up in a house filled with women. His lifelong friend, Conrad ...
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Happy Endings (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Happy Endings is an American television sitcom that ran on ABC from April 13, 2011 to May 3, 2013. The show follows the dysfunctional adventures of six best friends living in Chicago.
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous, touching ...
Plot: friendship, group of friends, lifestyle, best friends, sibling relationship, dating, friends, sexual tension, breakup, fiance fiancee relationship, best friend, brother brother relationship ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 8.2
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Legit (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Jim Jefferies, an edgy, foul-mouthed stand-up comedian from Australia, in his mid-30s and living in LA, is endeavoring to make his life and career more “legit,” only to find it a difficult, uncomfortable uphill struggle every step of the way. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, cynical, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lifestyle, career, buddies, friendship, self involved, everyday life, antisocial behavior, irresponsible, politically correct, artists and showbiz, profanity, comedian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.7
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The Exes (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A sitcom about three divorced men sharing an apartment across the hall from their female divorce attorney, who is also their landlord.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good
Plot: looking for love, looking for sex, couples, buddies, landlord tenant relationship, hopes, starting over, singleness, disorder, roommate, blacks and whites, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Bucket and Skinner are best friends trying to navigate the minefield of high school politics, while surfing everyday and living the California dream.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sitcom, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: family, high school life, beach, lifestyle, siblings relations, teenage life, disorder, buddies, mischievous children, youth, best friends, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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100 Questions (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
TV show
Story: 100 Questions is an American situation comedy series which premiered on NBC on May 27, 2010. In May 2009 the network announced that the show would debut midseason in March 2010 on Tuesday nights at 9:30 pm, after NBC's coverage of the 2010 ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, sincere, feel good, not serious ...
Plot: looking for love, romance, couples, couple relations, friends, dating, buddies, city life, introspection, friendship, bar, indoor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
I Hate My Teenage Daughter (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: I Hate My Teenage Daughter is an American sitcom that ran on Fox from November 30, 2011 to March 20, 2012. It aired at the 9:30 pm /8:30 pm timeslot after The X Factor. The series stars Jaime Pressly and Katie Finneran. On May 10, 2012, Fox canceled ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, sitcom
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: single parent, friendship, teenage life, parents and children, parent child relationship, bullying, bully, mother daughter relationship, school, family relations, best friends, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Super Fun Night (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Junior attorney Kimmie Boubier and her two best friends, Helen-Alice and Marika, have had a standing date every Friday night for the last 13 years. They even have a motto for what they call "Friday Night Fun Night": "Always together! ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, friends, best friends, misfit, family relations, workplace, siblings relations, social awkwardness, workplace situations, workplace romance, promotion, workplace humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Guys with Kids (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Three 30-something dads try to hold on to their youth as they face the responsibilities of having kids. Thankfully, Gary, Chris and Nick have each other to help navigate the highs and lows of fatherhood - while still trying desperately to remain ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: parents and children, fatherhood, babies and infants, manhood, grownups, adulthood, family relations, buddies, thirtysomething life, man child, lifestyle, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Playing House (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A single-camera buddy comedy about what happens when two best friends come back together, just when they need each other most. Inspired by the ultra-close friendship between the series' creators and stars, "Playing House" centers on ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, female friendship, best friends, thirtysomething life, baby, child birth, childbirth, getting home, return home, strong female presence, friendship, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.6
 4K
Mad Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mad Love is an American television series that aired on CBS from February 14 to May 16, 2011. The sitcom was planned as a mid-season replacement during the 2010–11 television season. On May 15, 2011, Mad Love was officially cancelled by CBS.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sitcom, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, opposites attract, looking for love, love and romance, best friends, couples, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, couple relations, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.9
 438
Retired at 35 (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Retired at 35 is an American sitcom on TV Land starring George Segal, Jessica Walter, Johnathan McClain, Josh McDermitt, Marissa Jaret Winokur and Ryan Michelle Bathe. It is the network's second original scripted series after Hot in Cleveland. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: family life, parents and children, living with parents, family relations, elderly, lifestyle, friendship, golden years
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Mad House (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Taylor needs roommates like whoa! She conjures up a Craigslist post she is sure will bring out the awesomest individuals Portland has to offer. That's not necessarily what happens. After the extreme crazies and killers from Craigslist are ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, buddies, friendship, twentysomething life, roommate, blog, neighbor, unrequited love, love, teenage love, love and romance, crush ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.2
 4K
Girlfriends (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Girlfriends is an American comedy-drama sitcom that premiered on September 11, 2000, on UPN and aired on UPN's successor network, The CW, before being cancelled in 2008. The final episode aired on February 11, 2008. When Girlfriends returned ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, love triangle, female friendship, best friends, couple relations, looking for love, fall in love, up and down relationship, eligible bachelor, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.1
 509
Guy Code (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: MTV2's Guy Code is the ultimate guy's guide to the laws of manhood. Every bro knows the code. Some say guys are born with it, but not everyone follows the same set of guidelines. On Guy Code, we're putting people on notice!
Style: talky, realistic, humorous, not serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: friends, lifestyle, buddies, machismo, manhood, irresponsible, guest, silly humor, shallowness, rules and policies
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
 1K
Clipped (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Clipped centers on a group of barbershop coworkers who all went to high school together but ran in very different crowds. Now they find themselves working together at Buzzy's, a barbershop in Charlestown, Massachusetts.
Style: humorous, sitcom, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: boss and employee, friendship, workplace, reunion, workplace situations, unfulfillment, power relations, high school friends, barbershop, everyday life, friends, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%