Movies and TV shows like Life Sentence

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Life Sentence (2018)
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Life Sentence (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: When Stella finds out her terminal cancer is cured, she's going to have to learn to live with all the choices she's made when she decided to "live like she was dying".
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, touching, captivating, semi serious
Plot: cancer, adaptation, changing lives, friendship, love and romance, new life, relationships, life turned upside down, husband wife relationship, friends, family relations, starting over, love affair, society, mother daughter relationship

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Most similar movies to Life Sentence

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and touching films and TV series with plots about friendship, friends, family relations, love and romance, couples, couple relations and husband wife relationship mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Life Sentence: State of Grace (2001), Men of a Certain Age (2009), Related (2005), C.A. (2006), Expecting (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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State of Grace (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: State of Grace is an American comedy-drama series that ran for two seasons on the Fox Network's Fox Family channel during 2001 and 2002.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, teenage life, family relations, family, youth, family life, jewish family, teenager, child protagonist, school, coming of age, best friends ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Men of a Certain Age (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Men of a Certain Age is an American comedy-drama television series, which premiered on TNT on December 7, 2009. The hour-long program stars Ray Romano, Andre Braugher and Scott Bakula as three best friends in their late forties dealing with the ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: group of friends, midlife crisis, friendship, family life, family relations, parenthood, bonding, divorce, middle aged, marriage, old friend, salesman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Related (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Related is an American comedy-drama series that aired on The WB network during the 2005-2006 television season. It revolved around the lives of four close-knit sisters - of Italian descent, raised in Brooklyn - living in New York City. The show was ...
Style: touching, humorous, captivating, light, sexy ...
Plot: eccentric family, family relations, everyday life, sibling relationship, looking for love, city life, sister sister relationship, workaholic, brooklyn new york city, friendship, rivalry, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.2
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C.A. (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Ten years after hanging their diploma on the wall, four friends who graduated together from a business management school reach a conclusion: while they believed that their academic training would be the corner stone of their lives, that is not the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, atmospheric, captivating, semi serious
Plot: friendship, looking for love, lifestyle, friends, promiscuity, thirtysomething life, singleness, couple relations, love, rivalry, society, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Expecting (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lizzie's best friend, Andie, becomes pregnant and offers to give the baby to her. Lizzie's husband, Peter, reluctantly goes along with being the child's father, and Andie moves into the guest room for the remainder of the pregnancy.
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous
Plot: pregnancy, friends, best friends, family relations, life turned upside down, friendship, baby, couple relations, woman, adoption, weakness, female director ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Single Moms Club (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A group of single moms are brought together in the aftermath of an incident at their children's school.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Audience: chick flick
Plot: single parent, parents and children, social differences, support group, family relations, friends, society, friendship, mental illness, racial stereotype, single mother, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Three Up Two Down (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Three Up, Two Down is a British sitcom starring Michael Elphick and Angela Thorne that ran from 1985 to 1989. It was written by Richard Ommanney.
Style: offbeat, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, love and romance, married couple, in laws, husband wife relationship, young couple
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
It's Your Turn, Laura (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Une journée dans la vie d'un groupe de femmes qui se retrouvent chaque semaine depuis quinze ans dans la salle d'attente d'un médecin qui prétend arriver à les faire maigrir.
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, talky, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, eating disorder, family relations, couples, friends, love and romance, gender, society, office, weight loss, group of friends, female director ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Hindsight (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The series begins with Becca on the eve of her second wedding. It all seems perfect this time around, but she is still plagued by doubt. What if she could fix everything, and make the 'right' choices this time? Becca finds herself thinking ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: changing the past or future, friendship, introspection, couple relations, starting over, best friends, couples, hopes, time travel, bittersweet, strong female presence, imaginary ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Hello Lonesome (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lonely since his wife left him and alienated from his daughter, a cantankerous voice-over artist strikes up an unlikely friendship with his regular deliveryman. Many suburbs away, an elderly widow loses her license to drive and turns to her wry ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: love and romance, couples, couple relations, friendship, friends, estrangement, unfulfillment, golden years, lifestyle, aging, loneliness, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
I Just Want My Pants Back (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: I Just Want My Pants Back is an American comedy-drama that premiered with a special sneak peek on August 28, 2011 on MTV, with the series airing the new episodes beginning on February 2, 2012. The series is based on David J. Rosen's 2007 novel ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, light
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, youth, friendship, young adult, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for sex, lifestyle, sexual content, twentysomething life, city life, city ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Anyone But Me (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Anyone But Me is a live-action, web television drama that first aired in 2008. The show is in serial short-format webisodes, each lasting between six and fifteen minutes, following the lives of a group of teenagers in New York City and Westchester ...
Style: touching, emotional, humorous, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: lesbian, teenage life, friends, lifestyle, youth, lesbian romance, love and romance, family relations, parents and children, gays and lesbians, long distance relationship, lesbian relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Follows a best-selling author of a self-help book series who is secretly hiding her separation from her husband as she starts to navigate her life as a single woman in her 40's in Los Angeles. She starts to side with and take advice more from ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: divorce, starting over, friends, self discovery, breakup, singleness, best friends, writer's life, strong female presence, dating, middle aged, artists and showbiz
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Miss You Already (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The friendship between two life-long girlfriends is put to the test when one starts a family and the other falls ill.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cancer, female friendship, friendship, pregnancy, life turned upside down, best friends, terminal illness, music, best friend, dying, tragic event, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Amar Akbar & Tony (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Amar, Akbar & Tony follows the lives and loves of three childhood friends through twists and turns as the characters face sudden and unforeseen changes to their idealistic and trouble-free young lives. With hilarious and sometimes tragic ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, looking for love, life turned upside down, fall in love, disorder, interracial relations, love and romance, romance, society, buddies, urban, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Golden Girls (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Golden Girls is an American sitcom, created by Susan Harris, that originally aired on NBC from September 14, 1985, to May 9, 1992. Starring Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan and Estelle Getty, the show centers on four older women sharing a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: elderly, female friendship, singleness, parents and children, best friends, lifestyle, family relations, friendship, mother daughter relationship, storytelling, female protagonist, infidelity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: florida, miami, usa, atlanta georgia, georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
For Better or Worse (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the the ups-and-downs of Angela Williams, the owner of a successful beauty salon, and her husband of 13 years, Marcus, a former professional football player who has recently partnered with Richard Ellington and Joseph Jetson on a new sports ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
Plot: battle of the sexes, lifestyle, love and romance, friends, couples, verbal byplay, couple relations, marriage, thirtysomething life, silly humor, profanity, african american protagonist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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All Together (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five old friends decide to move in together as an alternate to living in a retirement home; joining them is an ethnology student whose thesis is on the aging population.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic
Plot: friendship, aging, couples, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, elderly, golden years, bittersweet, friends, heart attack, old age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
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The Flats (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The Flats tells a cautionary tale of friendship and desire played out among a group of 20-somethings transitioning into adulthood. Main character Harper and his buddies make the most of their freedom prior to an impending court-ordered jail ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: love triangle, love and romance, youth, human nature, unemployment, friendship between men, friendship, coming of age, friends, courtroom drama, siblings relations, horse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 965
Chapter Two (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: George Schneider is an author whose wife had just died. His brother Leo gives him the number of Jennie Malone, and somehow they hit it off. And just when things are moving along, the memory of his first wife comes between them.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friendship, widower, family relations, love and romance, romance, artists and showbiz, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, starting over, death in the family, family problems ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Bruno (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story of a unique young boy genius, Bruno, whose expression of his own individuality leads his family and community along an emotional journey.
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, friendship, youth, parents and children, family life, coming of age, family problems, prodigy, hopes, society, eccentric family, pursuit ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
When Shall We Kiss? (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Hungary
TV show
Story: The chronicles of the lives of young urban adults in Budapest.
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, couples, looking for love, unfulfilled love, love and romance, love affair, unfulfillment
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Tyler Perry's If Loving You Is Wrong (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the relationships of a group of husbands and wives that live and love on the same street. While the neighbors come from very different backgrounds, their lives are similar – raising children, dealing with exes, worrying about money and ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, friendship, love and romance, starting over, looking for love, couples, couple relations, parents and children, family problems, marriage, strong female presence, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
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Divorce (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A couple goes through a long, drawn-out divorce.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental
Plot: divorce, husband wife relationship, family problems, love and romance, family drama, adulterous husband, middle aged, dispute, wife leaves husband, ex husband ex wife relationship, separation
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.1
 10K
Ramy (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ramy, the son of Egyptian immigrants, is on a spiritually conflicting journey in his New Jersey neighborhood, pulled between his Muslim community that thinks life is a constant test, his millennial friends who think life is full of endless ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sitcom, touching, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, immigrants, society, introspection, prejudice, culture clash, loner, friendship, disorder, philosophy, racism, respect ...
Place: new jersey, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.1
 101K
Gilmore Girls (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the charming town of Stars Hollow, Connecticut, the series follows the captivating lives of Lorelai and Rory Gilmore, a mother/daughter pair who have a relationship most people only dream of.
Style: feel good, talky, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: small town, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, boyfriend, single mother, best friends, small town life, looking for love, social relations, lifestyle, family relations, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: connecticut, usa, yale university, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 24K
The Professor (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Richard, a world-weary college professor is given a life-changing diagnosis and decides to throw all pretense and conventions to the wind and live his life as boldly and freely as possible with a biting sense of humor, a reckless streak, and a touch ...
Style: captivating, touching, thought provoking, humorous, feel good
Plot: cancer, drugs, death, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, instructor, terminal illness, alcohol, society, family relations, dishonesty, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 401
DTLA (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: DTLA is a gay-themed television series which premiered October 24, 2012. The series was created, and is co-produced and directed by Larry Kennar. It follows a group of friends in Downtown Los Angeles under the slogan: One City, Seven Lives / Old ...
Style: realistic, humorous, psychological, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, sexual relations, couple relations, gender, lgbt, group of friends, gay relationship, love, buddies, couples, friends, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Magic of Belle Isle (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In an effort to tap into his original talent, a wheelchair-bound author moves to a rural town, where he befriends a single mother and her three kids, who help reignite his passion for writing.
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: writer's life, friendship, vacation, hopes, single parent, redemption, alcohol abuse, family relations, artists and showbiz, misfit, disability, typewriter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Greatest Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: The Greatest Love is a 2011 South Korean romantic comedy television series about true love in the fake world of entertainment. Starring Cha Seung-won, Gong Hyo-jin, Yoon Kye-sang and Yoo In-na, it aired on MBC from May 4 to June 23, 2011 on ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, emotional
Plot: love and romance, love triangle, family relations, artists and showbiz, complex characters, love at first sight, health situation, romance, couples, hotshot hero, heroes, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%