Movies and TV shows like Atlanta

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Atlanta (2016)
 8.6
 38K
Atlanta (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Two cousins, with different views on art versus commerce, on their way up through the Atlanta rap scene; Earnest 'Earn' Marks, an ambitious college dropout and his estranged cousin, who suddenly becomes a star.
Style: satirical, captivating, humorous, cynical, ironic, light
Plot: rapper, cousin cousin relationship, opposites attract, misfit, hip hop culture, brother brother relationship, social satire, starlet, ambition, pop star, poor family, glory, black family, city, music business, teenage daughter
Place: atlanta georgia

Most similar movies to Atlanta

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and captivating films and TV series with plots about ambition, friends, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, friendship, family relations and showbiz mostly in Comedy, Drama and Music genres. Some movies like Atlanta: Patrick Melrose (2018), Empire (2015), Baskets (2016), How to Make It in America (2010), Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Patrick Melrose (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on the Patrick Molrose Novels by Edward St. Aubyn
Style: ironic, psychological, captivating, suspense, surreal
Plot: drugs/alcohol, dialogue, father son relationship, ambition, misfit, family relations, drug addiction, family problems, destiny, incest, loneliness, violence ...
Time: 1960s, 1990s, 2000s
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100%
 7.6
 34K
Empire (2015)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A powerful family drama about the head of a music empire whose three sons and ex-wife all battle for his throne.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, twists and turns, suspense
Plot: music, musician's life, artists and showbiz, ambition, family relations, sibling rivalry, couple relations, workplace, brother brother relationship, showbiz, rapper, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 9K
Baskets (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Chip Baskets wants to follow his dream of being a French clown—however, reality keeps interfering. Saddled with financial difficulties and facing an impenetrable language barrier, he moves back home to Bakersfield with high hopes. There, he is ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, satirical, ironic ...
Plot: clown, follow your dream, hopes, misfit, goofy hero, sitcom, sibling relationship, sarcasm, mother son relationship, rivalry, fall in love, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
How to Make It in America (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Trying to make a name for themselves in New York's competitive fashion scene, Ben Epstein and his friend and business partner Cam Calderon use their street knowledge and connections to bring their ambitions to fruition. With the help of ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, stylized
Plot: entrepreneur, american dream, follow your dream, latinos, hopes, friends, city life, resourceful, businessman, urban, twentysomething life, ex couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: When a woman is rescued from a doomsday cult and lands in New York City, she must navigate a world she didn’t think even existed anymore.
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: fish out of water, sitcom, misfit, hopes, cult, strong female lead, nanny, abduction, bunker, new job, rich woman, song and dance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.6
 26K
The Ranch (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Being a pro athlete didn't pan out for Colt. Now he's helping his dad and brother keep the ranch afloat, and figuring out how he fits into the family.
Style: situational comedy, humorous, light, entertaining
Plot: ranch, sitcom, parent child relationship, bar, brother brother relationship, female bartender, family relations, family, friendship, sarcasm, love affair, rancher ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.6
 1K
The Mayor (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A struggling hip-hop artist runs for mayor to promote his mix-tape and wins.
Style: light, humorous, entertaining, captivating, buddy comedy
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: sitcom, mayor, friends, politics, society, adventure, plan, ambition, rivalry, youth, city, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Mozart in the Jungle (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 29 min.
Story: In the tradition of Anthony Bourdain's "Kitchen Confidential" and Gelsey Kirkland's "Dancing on my Grave" comes an insider’s look into the secret world of classical musicians. From her debut recital at Carnegie ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, romantic, sincere ...
Plot: musician's life, backstage, classical music, prodigy, artists and showbiz, hotshot, performance, teacher, sex, urban, ego clash, career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 7.8
 19K
Vinyl (2016)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in 1970s New York, Vinyl is a ride through the sex- and drug-addled music business at the dawn of punk, disco, and hip-hop. The show is seen through the eyes of a record label president, Richie Finestra, who is trying to save his company and his ...
Style: stylized, captivating, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: showbiz, music, ambition, blackmail, mafia, music business, historical character, nervous breakdown, drugs/alcohol, disco, rock band, racism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.8
 792
Love Monkey (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Story: Love Monkey is a television series created by Michael Rauch and based on a book of the same name, by Kyle Smith. It starred Tom Cavanagh as a 30-something, single, record executive who navigated the tumultuous and highly amusing waters of work and ...
Style: serious, clever, realistic, feel good, sentimental
Plot: dating, musician, showbiz, lifestyle, workplace, friends, thirtysomething life, powerful corporation, talented, artists and showbiz, music, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, michigan, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Miracle Workers (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A comedy set in the offices of Heaven Inc. When God plans to destroy the Earth, two low-level angels must convince their boss to save humanity. They bet him they can pull off their most impossible miracle yet: help two humans fall in love.
Style: satirical, ironic, humorous, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: god, fantasy world, partners, bureaucracy, friendship, belief in god, talking to god, job, end of the world, doomsday, heaven, angel ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 8.1
 243
Lucky (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Lucky is an American dark comedy television series which ran for one season on FX Networks in 2003. The show starred John Corbett as Michael "Lucky" Linkletter, a professional poker player and gambling addict. The series was created by ...
Style: cynical, realistic, dark humor, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: dishonesty, mind game, cards, friends, cons and scams, crimes, addiction, best friends, gambling, ambition, buddies, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 8.4
 50K
Sex Education (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Inexperienced Otis channels his sex therapist mom when he teams up with rebellious Maeve to set up an underground sex therapy clinic at school.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, teen drama
Plot: teenage sex, classmates, first sex, best friends, teenage life, youth, school, couples, sex therapist, family relations, parents and children, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.3
 48K
Extras (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Andy Millman gave up his day job five years ago in the hope of achieving the big time, but he’s yet to land a speaking part, let alone saunter down the red carpet to pick up an Oscar. He remains optimistic however, as rubbing shoulders with the ...
Style: witty, humorous, cynical, not serious, light ...
Plot: sitcom, actor's life, actor, workplace, desire for fame, aspiring actor, unsuccessful, celebrity culture, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, best friends, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
That Thing You Do! (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.
Style: humorous, sentimental, sincere, light, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: music, music band, showbiz, recording studio, drummer, ambition, rising to stardom, friendship, rise and fall, fame, musician's life, celebrity culture ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
God Friended Me (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A self-proclaimed "pesky atheist" is encouraged to help strangers by someone claiming to be God who friends him on Facebook.
Style: captivating, witty, emotional, touching, light
Plot: god, atheist, religion, good deed, help, friends, family relations, facebook, social network
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.7
 891
Gravity (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Gravity is an American comedy-drama television series created by Jill Franklyn and Eric Schaeffer. It premiered on April 23, 2010 on Starz in the United States. On June 30, 2010, Starz reported that Gravity had been canceled.
Style: offbeat, tragicomedy, cynical, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: support group, suicide, social misfits, hopes, plan gone awry, city life, ex athlete, starting over, anti conformity, life is a bitch, twentysomething life, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Better Things (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Sam Fox is a single, working actor with no filter trying to raise her three daughters – Max, Frankie and Duke – in Los Angeles. She is mom, dad, referee and the cops.
Style: light, sincere, humorous, touching
Plot: single mother, parent child relationship, mother daughter relationship, family problems, family relations, family values, mischievous children, actress, social issues, dating, single parent, female protagonist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 7.4
 17K
Drop Dead Diva (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A shallow model suddenly dies in an accident only to find her soul resurfacing in the body of a brilliant, plus-sized attorney.
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: back from the dead, law firm, lawyer, self discovery, human nature, self control, law and order, dishonesty, life after death, friendship, body swapping, reincarnation ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 8.5
 151K
Entourage (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Film star Vince Chase navigates the vapid terrain of Los Angeles with a close circle of friends and his trusty agent.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, witty, cynical ...
Plot: hollywood, fame, actor, friendship, celebrity, womanizer, wealth, producer, buddies, artists and showbiz, immature, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Corrine Burns retreats far into plans for her band, The Fabulous Stains, after her mother's death.
Style: realistic, offbeat, clever, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: punk, punk rock, desire for fame, on the road, music band, ambition, teenage life, nightlife, musician's life, youth, drug abuse, celebrity culture ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 8.3
 162K
Californication (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: A self-loathing, alcoholic writer attempts to repair his damaged relationships with his daughter and her mother while combating sex addiction, a budding drug problem, and the seeming inability to avoid making bad decisions.
Style: sexy, witty, humorous, dark humor, cynical ...
Plot: womanizer, lust, sexual relations, writer's life, strong sexual content, lifestyle, addiction, sexual activity, drugs/alcohol, family life, family problems, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.2
 18K
I'm Still Here (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: I'm Still Here is a portrayal of a tumultuous year in the life of actor Joaquin Phoenix. With remarkable access, the film follows the Oscar-nominee as he announces his retirement from a successful film career in the fall of 2008 and sets off to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: hip hop, performer's life, in-laws, drugs/alcohol, music, cultural icon, celebrity guests, musician's life, ambition, artists and showbiz, private vs public, celebrity culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 23K
House of Lies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Charming, fast talking Marty Kaan and his crack team of management consultants know how to play the corporate game better than anyone, by using every dirty trick in the book to woo powerful CEOs and close huge deals. In the board rooms, barrooms, ...
Style: cynical, clever, realistic, dark humor, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greed, power relations, workplace situations, powerful corporation, drugs/alcohol, dishonesty, ambitious, workplace, coworker relationship, hotshot hero, deal, casual sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.0
 3K
Great News (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A New Jersey mom puts her relationship with her daughter to the test when she lands an internship at the same TV station where her daughter works.
Style: entertaining, humorous, light, captivating
Audience: chick flick
Plot: tv news, sitcom, workplace humor, media satire, workplace situations, ego clash, mother daughter relationship, uptight character, ambition, overbearing mother, power relations, relationship vs career ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 8.5
 4K
Dag (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Meet Dag, a couple's therapist who holds a 90% divorce rate. His philosophy in life is that people should live alone and he's happy to share that with his patients. Dag leads a quiet life and the only thing he loves more than his solitude ...
Style: cynical, dark humor, realistic, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: marital problem, therapy, antisocial behavior, doctors and patients, love and romance, friends, loner, power relations, siblings relations, therapist, alienation, mad ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Chappelle's Show (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Chappelle's Show is an American sketch comedy television series created by comedians Dave Chappelle and Neal Brennan, with Chappelle hosting the show as well as starring in various sketches. Chappelle, Brennan and Michele Armour were the ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, not serious, witty, humorous ...
Plot: hip hop, comedian, musician, african american, guest, singer, marijuana, racism, masturbation, media, ethnic, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.2
 3K
Trust Me (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Trust Me follows flailing Hollywood agent Howard, who seemingly strikes gold after signing the next big child star. What results is an unexpected ride through the nasty inner workings of Hollywood, as Howard desperately tries to make it in an ...
Style: biting, realistic, cynical, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: starlet, prodigy, celebrity culture, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, dysfunctional character, dishonesty, showbiz, lifestyle, intrigue, youth, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.2
 20K
Hung (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Desperate times call for desperate measures and Ray Drecker's situation couldn't be much tougher. The former high school sports legend turned middle-aged high school basketball coach is divorced and struggling to provide for his kids when ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sexual relations, lifestyle change, family life, lifestyle, adolescence, workplace, talented, family relations, new job, financial problem, strong sexual content, middle aged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, michigan, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Johnny Rock is the aging lead singer of NYC's legendary early-'90s band The Heathens, who is trying to get both his band and his life back together. The aging and broke bad-boy rocker gets another shot at fame as a songwriter for a brash ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: music, ambition, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, hopes, friends, desire for fame, sitcom, rock, music band, musician's life, sexual humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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