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Grafters (1998)
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Grafters (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: Grafters was a British drama–comedy programme originally broadcast in the UK on ITV from 27 October 1998 to 20 December 1999 for 16 episodes over two series. Grafters was based around the Purvis brothers Joe and Trevor, who along with their younger cousin Simon run a successful building business. The show regularly received ratings of over 9 million viewers and at the time was among ITV's most popular drama series. Rumours of a revival surfaced in 2006, but no further episodes have been made
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: couples, brother, construction worker, family relations, couple relations, social differences, siblings relations, workplace, unfulfillment, workplace situations, social relations, working class, sibling relationship, cousin, blue collar, love, infidelity, builder, brother brother relationship, british humour
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe

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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, couples, society, couple relations, working class, british humour and parents and children mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Grafters: One Foot in the Grave (1990), Kingdom (2007), Monarch of the Glen (2000), Only Fools and Horses.... (1981), Ballykissangel (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
One Foot in the Grave (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: One Foot in the Grave is a BBC television sitcom series written by David Renwick. The show ran for six series, including seven Christmas specials, two Comic Relief specials, over an eleven-year period, from early 1990 to late 2000. The latter Comic ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: dark humor, retired, suffering, antisocial behavior, oldtimer, couples, family relations, couple relations, elderly, golden years, disorder, retirement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: europe, england
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Kingdom (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Kingdom is a British television series produced by Parallel Film and Television Productions for the ITV network. It was created by Simon Wheeler and stars Stephen Fry as Peter Kingdom, a Norfolk solicitor who is coping with family, colleagues, and ...
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: small town, family relations, boss and employee, legal, small town life, apprentice, siblings relations, hotshot lawyer, workplace, crimes, patronizing, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Monarch of the Glen (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Archie MacDonald, a young restaurateur is called back to his childhood home of Glenbogle where he is told he is the new Laird of Glenbogle.
Style: witty, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: country estate, friendship, love triangle, love and romance, fish out of water, social differences, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children, family relations, family problems, couples, working class ...
Time: 90s
Place: scottish highlands, scotland, europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Only Fools and Horses.... (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The misadventures of two wheeler dealer brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter of “Trotters Independent Traders PLC” who scrape their living by selling dodgy goods believing that next year they will be millionaires.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: working class, family relations, black market, cons and scams, eccentric family, disorder, veteran, dishonesty, hopes, partners, siblings relations, scam ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Ballykissangel (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Ballykissangel is a BBC television drama set in Ireland, produced in-house by BBC Northern Ireland. The original story revolved around a young English Roman Catholic priest as he became part of a rural community. It ran for six series, which were ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Plot: small town, village life, pub, unlikely couple, social relations, couples, family relations, power relations, church, family problems, siblings relations, death in the family ...
Place: ireland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Keeping Up Appearances (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Keeping Up Appearances is a British sitcom created and written by Roy Clarke for the BBC. Centred on the life of eccentric, social-climbing snob Hyacinth Bucket, the sitcom follows her obsessive and determined attempts to impress in middle class ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: snob, family relations, social differences, siblings relations, working class, lifestyle, society, ambition, blind ambition, upscale, eccentric family, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Brothers Brian and Joe Hackett attempt to run an airline on the New England island of Nantucket while surrounded by their various wacky friends and employees.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, touching, not serious ...
Plot: airport, family relations, workplace, friendship, siblings relations, workplace situations, staff, sibling relationship, aviation, brother brother relationship, sister sister relationship, waiter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
All Creatures Great and Small (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: All Creatures Great and Small is a British television series, based on the books of the British veterinary surgeon Alf Wight, who wrote under the pseudonym James Herriot. Ninety episodes were aired over two three-year runs. The first run was based ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: veterinarian, pets, medical, animal life, wounded animal, workplace, doctors and patients, family business, family relations, village life, veterinary clinic, boss and employee ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: yorkshire, europe, england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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White Teeth (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: An adaptation of Zadie Smith's bestseller concerning the lives of two families from as far back as the 1800s and India to late 1990s Willesden.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, multicultural
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Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, 90s, 20s ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Desmond's (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Desmond's was a British television situation comedy broadcast by Channel 4 from 1989 to 1994. With 71 episodes, Desmond's became Channel 4's longest-running sitcom. The first series was shot in 1988, with the first episode broadcast ...
Style: sitcom, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: working class, barbershop, immigrants, nagging and grouching, couples, friends, society, couple relations, beauty salon, social differences, social relations, family business ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Plot: couples, parents and children, couple relations, everyday life, parenthood, family life, youth, family relations, precocious child, parenting, responsibility, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Rock & Chips (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: Prequel to Only Fools and Horses, set in the 1960s, Joan Trotter is in an unhappy marriage with the work-shy Reg, with whom she has a teenage son, Derek ("Del Boy"). However, the reappearance in Peckham of bank robber, "art ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
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Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1960
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Teachers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Teachers is a British television comedy-drama series, created by Tim Loane and originally shown on Channel 4. The series follows a group of secondary school teachers in their daily lives. While the first series centers heavily around probationary ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual, witty ...
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Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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2point4 Children (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: 2point4 children is a 1990s British sitcom that was created and written by Andrew Marshall. It follows the lives of the Porter family; an average family that is persistently faced with surreal situations and sheer bad luck. The show was originally ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: family relations, parents and children, couple relations, family life, couples, eccentric family, siblings relations, family, family home, family man, husband wife relationship, british humour ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Behaving Badly (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Behaving Badly is a 1989 British television serial directed by David Tucker. The teleplay by Catherine Heath and Moira Williams is based on Heath's novel of the same name. It was initially broadcast by Channel 4. The series was released on DVD ...
Style: semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, suburbs, couple relations, wooing, infidelity, starting over, human nature, rich and poor, social differences, parents and children, suburban life, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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White Van Man (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The incredible misadventures of two handymen on the road and the extraordinary people they meet along the way.
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: working class, workplace, family relations, nothing goes right, construction worker, disorder, family business, society, workplace situations, destruction, partners, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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At Home with the Braithwaites (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: At Home with the Braithwaites is a British comedy-drama television series, created and written by Sally Wainwright. The storyline follows a suburban family from Leeds, whose life is turned upside down when the mother of the family wins 38 million ...
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, lottery, greed, charity, wealth, lifestyle, teenage life, couple relations, youth, family life, parents and children, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Cold Feet (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the lives and loves of a group of thirtysomethings in a heart-warming comic drama as they try to find true love - or at least keep their relationships on track. In this wry and funny look at a generation which is as confused as it is ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, clever, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: yuppie, crumbling marriage, love and romance, abortion, pregnancy, nanny, best friends, infidelity, love affair, renewed love, breakup, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, northern england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Royle Family (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: British comedy series focusing on the lives of a working-class family in Manchester who love the TV.
Style: sitcom, humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious
Plot: working class, family relations, slacker, society, eccentric family, parents and children, couple relations, siblings relations, oldtimer, temperamental, grandparent and grandchild, living with parents ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: manchester, northern england, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Sleepers (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Amidst the thaw of glasnost, the Kremlin discovers that two Soviet agents, sent to England under deep cover in 1965, have been "lost." A beautiful and ambitious Russian agent, sent to London to track them down, becomes embroiled in a ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: kgb, espionage, spy, workplace, secret agents, betrayal, undercover, chases and races, workplace intrigue, self discovery, political intrigue, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, russia, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Dance to the Music of Time (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 416 min.
TV show
Story: Anthony Powell's 12 volume novel sequence "A Dance to the Music of Time" has been dramatised for television.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, stylized
Plot: high society, dishonesty, social differences, rich and poor, couple relations, power relations, social relations, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), society, lifestyle, world war two ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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High Hopes (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Slice-of-life look at a sweet working-class couple in London, Shirley and Cyril, his mother, who's aging quickly and becoming forgetful, mum's ghastly upper-middle-class neighbors, and Cyril's pretentious sister and philandering ...
Style: touching, witty, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: working class, liberal, couples, yuppie, family relations, realism, pregnancy, culture clash, friendship, social differences, human nature, suburban life ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Indian Doctor (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: The Indian Doctor is a British television drama set in the summer of 1963. Produced by Rondo Media and Avatar Productions, it was first broadcast on BBC One in 2010. The most recent series began on 27 February 2012 and concluded on 2 March. It is a ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, society, power relations, couple relations, mine, small town, social relations, couples, doctors and patients, communication problem, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Reckless (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 310 min.
TV show
Story: Owen is a Junior Doctor who falls for Anna - a sophisticated and glamorous older woman. Little does he know that she is married to his boss, consultant Richard Crane.
Style: humorous, sexual, touching, sexy, semi serious ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, superior, couples, surgery, unfulfillment, fall in love, infidelity, love triangle, extramarital affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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HAPPYish (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Thom Payne is a 44 year-old man whose world is thrown into disarray when his 25 year-old "wunderkind" boss arrives, saying things like "digital," "social" and "viral." Is he in need of a ...
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: midlife crisis, workplace situations, workplace, boss and employee, unfulfillment, self discovery, introspection, happiness, love, couples, society, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Some Voices (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Schizophrenic Ray tries to adjust to the outside world after being released from an institution.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love and romance, mental illness, couples, family relations, misfit, hallucination, schizophrenia, brother brother relationship, restaurant, fall in love, wedding, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Riff-Raff (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of Stevie, a construction worker, and his girlfriend, an unemployed pop singer, serves to show the living conditions of the British poor class.
Style: humorous, realistic, gloomy, semi serious
Plot: working class, friends, life is a bitch, down on your luck, labor union, misfit, profanity, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), social misfits, society, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 754
Boon (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Boon is a British television drama and modern-day western series starring Michael Elphick, David Daker, and later Neil Morrissey. It was created by Jim Hill and Bill Stair and filmed by Central Television for ITV. It revolved around the life of a ...
Style: semi serious, realistic
Plot: workplace situations, unemployment, friendship, firefighter, manhood, friends, workplace, aging, society, private investigator, british, career change
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%