Movies and TV shows like Scoundrels

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Scoundrels (2010)
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Scoundrels (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A family of small-time criminals try to go straight after the father is sent to prison.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, feel good
Plot: juvenile delinquency, single parent, petty criminal, crimes, family relations, parents and children, family life, dishonesty, code, pretense, business venture, going straight, cons and scams, crime, hopes, siblings relations, strong female presence, small time, crime family
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

Most similar movies to Scoundrels

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and sitcom films and TV series with plots about family relations, parents and children, family life, couples, couple relations, family and siblings relations mostly in Comedy, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Scoundrels: Parenthood (2010), Rake (2014), Bent (2012), How to Live with Your Parents (2013), Jennifer Falls (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Parenthood (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Parenthood is an American comedy-drama television series developed by Jason Katims. Loosely based on the 1989 film of the same title, Parenthood tells of the Braverman clan which consists of an older couple, their four children and their families.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching
Plot: family life, family drama, responsibility, family relations, single parent, adolescence, marital problem, couple relations, siblings relations, parents and children, social relations, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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Rake (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Keegan Deane's staggering lack of discretion and inability to self-censor land him the law cases that nobody else will touch. He always tries to do the right thing, but at the same time struggles to save himself from the many self-destructive ...
Style: realistic, cynical, semi serious, humorous
Plot: legal, courtroom, family relations, lawyers and clients, crimes, hotshot lawyer, intrigue, courtroom drama, lawyer, district attorney, dedicated lawyer, against the rules ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Bent (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bent is an American romantic comedy television series that ran on NBC from March 21 to April 4, 2012. The series was created by Tad Quill and stars Amanda Peet as a recently divorced lawyer and David Walton as the irresponsible general contractor ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: opposites attract, romance, starting over, single parent, couples, hopes, parents and children, family relations, womanizer, single mother, strong female presence, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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71%
How to Live with Your Parents (2013)
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 ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: single mother, parents and children, family life, starting over, single parent, hopes, family relations, eccentric family, living with parents, family, silly humor, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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65%
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Jennifer Falls (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Jennifer Doyle who must move back in with her own mom after being let go from her high-powered, six-figure salary job. With her teenage daughter in tow, Jennifer has to face her new life and figure out what the next steps are to rebuild.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: single parent, family relations, homecoming, career change, living with parents, small town, parents and children, grudge, unemployment, loss of job, life turned upside down, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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64%
Madea's Big Happy Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Shirley has important news for her family, but she has five grown children with different lifestyles and finds it difficult to get them and the kids all together. So in steps Madea, the Matriarch General, to put the family's life in perspective ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: eccentric family, family gatherings, family life, parents and children, siblings relations, family problems, suburbs, unfulfillment, family relations, drugs/alcohol, terminal illness, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Sons of Tucson (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sons of Tucson is a family comedy about three brothers who hire a charming, wayward schemer to stand in as their father when their real one goes to prison. What begins as a business relationship evolves into something more complex and compelling: a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cons and scams, family relations, youth, disorder, family, friendship, brother brother relationship, dishonesty, eccentric family, single parent, debt, loser ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona
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Odd Mom Out (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Acclaimed author Jill Kargman plays a version of herself as she navigates the treacherous and elite ecosystem of New York's Upper East Side, and the uber-wealthy mommy clique inhabiting this fantastically outrageous domain.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sitcom, feel good, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family life, parents and children, fish out of water, family relations, disorder, couples, best friends, misfit, siblings relations, city life, couple relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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56%
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Tim Alexander's A Mother's Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Regina Reynolds is a strong black woman in the truest sense -- but her taste for the good life doesn't necessarily include her husband, Marcus, or her daughter, Monica. It's going to take a mother's unconditional love to pray Regina ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Plot: parents and children, family life, couples, family problems, dysfunctional family, couple relations, family relations, black romance, marriage, woman, changing lives, humour ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Raising Dad (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Raising Dad is an American television series that aired on the WB from September 2001 until May 2002. The series starred Bob Saget, Kat Dennings, Brie Larson, Riley Smith, Beau Wirick, and Jerry Adler, and was produced by Albion Productions in ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, parents and children, youth, siblings relations, teenage life, family life, living with parents, family relations, social relations, indoor, coming of age, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Reba (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: After her dentist husband of 20 years leaves her for his dental hygienist, Reba Hart's seemingly perfect world is turned upside down.​
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: single mother, dentist, family life, teenage life, parents and children, youth, save the day, family problems, couples, pregnancy, crumbling marriage, divorced parents ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: texas, usa
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54%
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Married (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Married is a half hour comedy about being miserably in love. Russ and Lina Bowman can barely remember what life was like before kids, debt, and suburbia rained on their romance -- but every once in a while, in between the arguments about their ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, couple relations, couples, family life, parents and children, family relations, friendship, love and romance, save the day, best friends, friends, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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53%
The McCarthys (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: A multi-camera comedy about a close-knit, sports-crazed Boston family whose somewhat athletically challenged son, Ronny, is chosen by his father to be his assistant high school basketball coach, much to the surprise of his more qualified siblings. ...
Style: not serious, humorous, sitcom, realistic, light ...
Plot: eccentric family, family life, parents and children, family, gays and lesbians, family relations, basketball coach, gay son
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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Shameless (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Chicagoan Frank Gallagher is the proud single dad of six smart, industrious, independent kids, who without him would be... perhaps better off. When Frank's not at the bar spending what little money they have, he's passed out on the floor. ...
Style: biting, offbeat, emotional, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, family problems, family relations, gay teenager, teenage life, siblings relations, teenage sex, juvenile delinquency, sex scene, youth, bipolar disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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52%
Growing Up Fisher (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: It's not every family that's brought closer together by divorce, but then again, the Fishers are anything but typical.
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: family values, disability, family life, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, self discovery, family relations, supportive parent, silly humor, divorce, blind character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Wendell and Vinnie (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows Vinnie Bassett, proprietor of a pop culture memorabilia store who only takes breaks to read comic books and play video games. His bachelor life comes to a halt when he assumes guardianship of his incredibly intelligent and mature ...
Style: not serious, humorous, sitcom, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: custody, uncle nephew relationship, family life, family, youth, siblings relations, family relations, family values, silly humor, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
All Is Bright (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two French Canadian ne’er-do-wells travel to New York City with a scheme to a get rich quick selling Christmas trees.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating, realistic
Plot: criminal heroes, fish out of water, reluctant partners, going straight, nothing goes right, odd couple, cons and scams, disorder, partners, misfit, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Stella (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Ruth Jones stars as a 40-something mum juggling the ups and downs of family life amid the chaos of her eccentric friends, relatives and children's fathers.
Style: humorous, emotional, light, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, lovers, single parent, everyday life, working class, family values, convict, parents and children, neighbor, society, mother daughter relationship, misunderstanding ...
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50%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: An LA family with serious boundary issues have their past and future unravel when a dramatic admission causes everyone's secrets to spill out.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, offbeat, realistic
Plot: eccentric family, dark humor, life turned upside down, family secret, family life, dysfunctional family, lesbian, family problems, disorder, parents and children, gender, lgbt ...
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Rodney (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In the middle of real, everyday America, Rodney Hamilton's life revolves around two things: His family and his thankless job at a fiberglass plant..
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: family relations, relationship vs career, against the odds, family life, parents and children, father, family man, everyday life, friendship, love, couples, couple relations ...
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Happyland (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Having grown up in a world of manufactured happiness, Lucy, the cynical teenage daughter of a idealistic theme park princess mom, wants to get out and experience something real. When Ian, the new park owner's son, arrives and sweeps her off her ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: parents and children, fall in love, theme park, amusement park, workplace, dysfunctional family, love and romance, workplace situations, teenage love, teenage life, strong female presence, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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47%
The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commitment-phobic man reunites with his estranged, ailing father and comes to terms with his own childhood.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: hopes, homecoming, dysfunctional family, couples, family problems, estrangement, family life, couple relations, eccentric family, family relations, love and romance, parents and children ...
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Place: usa, florida
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47%
Your Family or Mine (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Based on an enormously popular Israeli comedy, Your Family or Mine comes from the producers of Friends, Will & Grace, How I Met Your Mother and Happy Endings. The new series revolves around Oliver and Kelli, who are living proof of the ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: eccentric family, family relations, family life, parents and children, couple relations, social differences, disorder, culture clash, everyday life, friendship, indoor, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Married to the Kellys (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: New York writer Tom grew up an only child and is a loner by nature. He's a man who takes pride in refusing to learn the names of his neighbors. But his life is destined for change when he marries Susan, a gregarious social butterfly from the ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family life, eccentric family, fish out of water, couples, couple relations, family relations, parents and children, suburbs, friendship, moving, indoor, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Jim Gaffigan Show (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy about a husband and wife trying to raise their five kids in a New York two-bedroom apartment.
Style: not serious, humorous, sitcom, realistic, light ...
Plot: silly humor, parents and children, family relations, couple relations, family life, couples, family, wife, stand up comedian, comedian, stand-up comedian
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Are We There Yet? (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Are We There Yet? opens where the popular film of the same name left off, with Nick and Suzanne newly married. After six months, their family is beginning to show growing pains, from the complexities of life as newlyweds to weathering the storm of ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: blended family, parents and children, family relations, couple relations, ex athlete, newlyweds, family life, black family, youth, family, couples
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Soul Food (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Soul Food: The Series is a television drama that aired Wednesday nights on Showtime from June 28, 2000 to May 26, 2004. Created by filmmaker George Tillman, Jr. and developed for television by Felicia D. Henderson, Soul Food is based upon ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, family feud, parents separation, couples, family tradition, couple relations, family values, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 1990s, 90s ...
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Price Check (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Pete is a good guy who used to be cool. Once living his dream in the music industry, he now toils away in the pricing department of a failing supermarket chain to provide for his loving wife and young son. When Pete’s new boss, Susan, takes over ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, family life, boss and employee, couples, workplace, ambition, workplace romance, career woman, extramarital affair, love and romance, workplace situations, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Tracy Morgan Show (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Tracy Morgan Show is an American sitcom that aired from December 2, 2003 to March 20, 2004 on NBC. The series stars Tracy Morgan and Tamala Jones. The show was canceled in its first season after 18 episodes.
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: family relations, family life, workplace, working class, parents and children, auto repair, family business, friendship, workplace situations, stand up comedian, african american, car
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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See Dad Run (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The story of David Hobbs, who has spent the last decade playing the perfect father on one of TV’s biggest sitcoms. But when the series ends and his wife resumes her own television career, he finds himself cast in his most challenging role to date: ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: parents and children, couples, family life, couple relations, family relations, actor's life, family, fatherhood, parenthood, lifestyle, humour, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%