Movies and TV shows like Nathan Barley

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Nathan Barley (2005)
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Nathan Barley (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Nathan Barley is a Channel 4 sitcom written by Charlie Brooker and Chris Morris, starring Nicholas Burns, Julian Barratt, Charlie Condou and Claire Keelan. The series of six weekly episodes began broadcasting on 11 February 2005 on Channel 4. Described by his creator as a "meaningless strutting cadaver-in-waiting", the character originated on Brooker's TVGoHome – a website parodying television listings – as the focus of a fly-on-the-wall documentary called Cunt.
Style: sitcom, humorous, parody, not serious, biting, suspense, realistic
Plot: media satire, lifestyle, goofy hero, disorder, stupidity, journalist, satire, media, british humour, family relations, designer, computers and web, gadget, staff, dimwit, siblings relations, radio dj, journal, twentysomething life, celebrity
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe

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Most similar movies to Nathan Barley

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and sitcom films and TV series with plots about disorder, satire, media, british humour, media satire, joke and celebrity culture mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Nathan Barley: Stella (2005), Dead Ringers (2002), That's My Bush! (2001), French and Saunders (1987), Harry Hill's TV Burp (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Stella (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Stella was a short-lived television series that originally ran from June 28, 2005 to August 30, 2005 on the American television channel Comedy Central, created by and starring Michael Ian Black, Michael Showalter, and David Wain, the three members ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, surreal, realistic ...
Plot: stupidity, roommate, everyday life, goofy hero, love and romance, friends, couples, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, adolescence vs adulthood, siblings relations, looking for love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
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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
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That's My Bush! (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: That's My Bush! is an American comedy television series that aired on Comedy Central from April 4 to May 23, 2001. Created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, best known for also creating South Park, the series centers on the fictitious personal ...
Style: parody, sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, satire, white house, goofy hero, head of state, couple relations, state affairs, media, political leader, political satire, u.s. president, government ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
French and Saunders (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: French and Saunders is a British sketch comedy television series written by and starring comic duo Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders. It is also the name by which the performers are known on the occasions when they appear elsewhere as a double act.
Style: parody, not serious, realistic, suspense, biting ...
Plot: celebrity guests, duo, promiscuity, disorder, cross dressing, satire, artists and showbiz, media, gender, showbiz, media satire, celebrity culture ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, 80s, contemporary ...
Place: europe, england
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Harry Hill's TV Burp (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Harry Hill's TV Burp is a British television comedy programme that ran for 11 years from 2001 to 2012. It was produced by Avalon Television for ITV and hosted by comedian Harry Hill. The show presents a look at the week's television, ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: tv show, media satire, entertainment, british humour, media, studio, archive footage, satire, comedian, joke, british, fight
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england
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81%
House of Fools (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Surreal sitcom with Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer. A series of anarchic affairs featuring the uninvited lodgers and guests that cause chaos and disruption in their home.
Style: sitcom, surreal, realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: guest, nothing goes right, disorder, domestic disturbance, uninvited guest, silly humor, british humour, bug, indoor
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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The Red Green Show (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The Red Green Show is a Canadian television comedy that aired on various channels in Canada, with its ultimate home at CBC Television, and on Public Broadcasting Service stations in the United States, from 1991 until the series finale April 7, 2006, ...
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, sitcom, offbeat ...
Plot: satire, pilot, couples, friends, machismo, marital problem, guest, fish, manhood, disorder, family relations, media satire ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: canada
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Big Time in Hollywood, Fl (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Follows two delusional brothers, who are self-proclaimed filmmakers, as they are kicked out of their parent's house and end up on an epic cinematic journey.
Style: humorous, realistic, sitcom, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: social misfits, goofy hero, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, disorder, siblings relations, parents and children, sibling relationship, filmmaker, lie, brother brother relationship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Twenty Twelve (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Twenty Twelve is a BBC television comedy series written and directed by John Morton. Starring Hugh Bonneville, Jessica Hynes and Amelia Bullmore, the programme is a spoof on-location documentary following the organisation of the 2012 Summer Olympics ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Asylum (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: After a year in the El Rican embassy under the threat of extradition to America, Dan is bored, depressed and has little hope of getting out - his only chance is to push his case in an interview with the Guardian. The embassy staff are struggling to ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Pete versus Life is a Channel 4 sitcom created by George Jeffrie and Bert Tyler-Moore. It stars Rafe Spall and the first episode was aired on 6 August 2010. It was recommissioned for a second series after averaging 1.6 million viewers and a young ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, surreal, feel good ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Famous DJ Alan Partridge gives us an insight into what happens behind the microphone at North Norfolk digital radio.
Style: clever, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: radio show, workplace, goofy hero, media, artists and showbiz, disorder, workplace situations, recording studio, radio station
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⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Underground was a sketch comedy series produced by and starring Damon Wayans. It aired on Showtime. Wayans describes the show as "In Living Color on steroids." In fact the show features raunchy, sexist, and racist behavior, and as ...
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Story: Fat Actress is an American sitcom television series starring Kirstie Alley. It aired on Showtime in the United States in the spring of 2005, on Movie Central in Western Canada, The Movie Network in Eastern Canada, FX in the UK, Network Ten in ...
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Country: UK
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Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, entertaining, light ...
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TV show
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Style: parody, not serious, humorous, stylized, sitcom ...
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61%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Two siblings share their Friday night dinners at their parents home and, somehow, something always goes wrong.
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59%
The Day Today (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Day Today is a surreal British parody of television current affairs programmes, broadcast in 1994, and created by the comedians Armando Iannucci and Chris Morris. It is an adaptation of the radio programme On the Hour, which was broadcast on BBC ...
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, suspense, offbeat ...
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Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Barely Famous (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Introducing "Barely Famous": a docu-style comedy series. This show explores the hypocrisy of reality TV by centering around two sisters who say they would never do a reality show, but are being filmed by a camera crew. Over the course of ...
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The Green Green Grass (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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Style: not serious, humorous, witty, sitcom, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Stephen Fry and John Bird star as spin doctors Charles Prentiss and Martin McCabe as they bring the popular and satirical Radio 4 comedy Absolute Power to BBC Two. Stephen as Prentiss and John as McCabe are an unscrupulous pair who run the blue chip ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, semi serious, cynical ...
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56%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: I'm Alan Partridge is a BBC situation comedy starring Steve Coogan, of which two series of six episodes each were produced — the first in 1997 and the second in 2002. The series followed the titular Alan Partridge, a failed television ...
Style: sitcom, clever, witty, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: radio, satire, career, assistant, friends, self involved, layoff, unsuccessful, hapless, social awkwardness, wannabe, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Whites (2010)
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 ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, captivating, light ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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54%
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Miranda (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Socially inept Miranda always gets into awkward situations; working in her joke shop with best friend Stevie, being hounded by her pushy mother, and especially when she's around her crush Gary.
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic
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Place: england, europe
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51%
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Chocolate News (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Chocolate News is a satirical news show hosted and head written by David Alan Grier with an emphasis on African American culture. The show aired on Wednesday nights at 10:30 PM on Comedy Central as a lead-in to their other news satire programs, The ...
Style: parody, not serious, cynical, humorous, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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49%
Not the Nine O'Clock News (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Attention, comedy fans: NOT THE NINE O'CLOCK NEWS is the real thing. This is scathing, no-holds-barred Brit humor at its best. Rapid-fire skits starring Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean) are as politically incorrect as they are side-bustingly funny, ...
Style: parody, witty, humorous, realistic, not serious
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Place: england, europe, united kingdom
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48%