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Detectorists (2014)
 8.6
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Detectorists (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The lives of two eccentric metal detectorists, who spend their days plodding along ploughed tracks and open fields, hoping to disturb the tedium by unearthing the fortune of a lifetime.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, light, feel good, entertaining, funny, captivating, satirical, offbeat ...
Plot: treasure hunt, british humour, metal detector, weirdo, obsessive quest, buddies, partners, escapades, odd couple, english countryside, friendship, archaeologist, search, fortune, treasure, golddigger, hidden treasure, rivalry, excavation, adventurer, satire, greed, absurd humor, money problems, treasure hunter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, sitcom, realistic and not serious films and TV series with plots about friends, friendship, british humour, buddies, disorder, lifestyle and silly humor mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Detectorists: Peep Show (2003), Lovesick (2014), The Old Guys (2009), Max & Paddy's Road to Nowhere (2004), Black Books (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Peep Show (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
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Story: Peep Show is an award-winning British sitcom starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb. The television programme is written by Jesse Armstrong and Sam Bain, with additional material by Mitchell and Webb amongst others. It has been broadcast on Channel ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, entertaining ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england
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Lovesick (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: After finding out he has an STI, Dylan must get back in touch with every girl he has ever had sex with to let them know the bad news.
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Plot: friendship, down on your luck, buddies, sexually transmitted disease, disorder, friends in love, farce, british humour, humour, couple relations, sex, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, glasgow scotland
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69%
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The Old Guys (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
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 ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Black Books centres around the foul tempered and wildly eccentric bookshop owner Bernard Black. Bernard’s devotion to the twin pleasures of drunkenness and wilful antagonism deepens and enriches both his life and that of Manny, his assistant. ...
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Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Whites was a BBC sitcom, written by Oliver Lansley and Matt King, directed by David Kerr, and starring Alan Davies as the executive chef at a country house hotel. BBC Two gave the go ahead for the show to go into production in August 2009 with the ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Allen Braddock and Marcus Jackson are two attorneys with very different views on the law. After getting fired from his father's prestigious firm for employing questionable tactics, Allen is forced to team up with Marcus, a self-made man always ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, captivating, light, feel good ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Still Open All Hours is a sitcom set in a grocer's shop. It is a sequel to the series Open All Hours, written by original series writer Roy Clarke and featuring several of the permanent cast members of the original series
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52%
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Duration: 28 min.
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How to Be a Gentleman (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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 7.6
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Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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51%
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Genre: Comedy
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TV show
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50%
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Genre: Comedy
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TV show
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48%
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TV show
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TV show
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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44%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Best Friends Forever (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
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Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, feel good, light ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Heading Out (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Magicians (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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43%