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The McCarthys (2014)
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The McCarthys (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: A multi-camera comedy about a close-knit, sports-crazed Boston family whose somewhat athletically challenged son, Ronny, is chosen by his father to be his assistant high school basketball coach, much to the surprise of his more qualified siblings. Ronny wants nothing more than to move away, join the singles scene and find a partner. His distraught mother, Marjorie is not upset that her favorite son is gay, but that he wants to leave Boston and his family. Ronny's plans change, however, when his politically incorrect and outspoken father, Arthur stuns everyone with his choice for an assistant. Touched by his father's offer, Ronny embarks on a completely different future and he can be sure that his loving family, including his twin brothers Sean and Gerard and his sister Jackie, are going to have a very vocal opinion about it.
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, realistic, light, feel good
Plot: parents and children, family life, eccentric family, family, family relations, gays and lesbians, basketball coach, gay son
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, sitcom and not serious films and TV series with plots about family relations, parents and children, family life, family, eccentric family, couples and couple relations mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like The McCarthys: The Jim Gaffigan Show (2015), How to Live with Your Parents (2013), Are We There Yet? (2010), Your Family or Mine (2015), Growing Up Fisher (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Jim Gaffigan Show (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Comedy about a husband and wife trying to raise their five kids in a New York two-bedroom apartment.
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Plot: silly humor, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, couples, family life, family, wife, stand up comedian, comedian, stand-up comedian
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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How to Live with Your Parents (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Polly is a single mom who has recently divorced. The transition hasn't been easy for her, especially in this economy. So, like a lot of young people living in this new reality, she and her daughter, Natalie, have moved back home with her ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Are We There Yet? (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Your Family or Mine (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Based on an enormously popular Israeli comedy, Your Family or Mine comes from the producers of Friends, Will & Grace, How I Met Your Mother and Happy Endings. The new series revolves around Oliver and Kelli, who are living proof of the ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, entertaining, captivating ...
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Growing Up Fisher (2014)
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
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The Tracy Morgan Show (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Tracy Morgan Show is an American sitcom that aired from December 2, 2003 to March 20, 2004 on NBC. The series stars Tracy Morgan and Tamala Jones. The show was canceled in its first season after 18 episodes.
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, feel good, captivating ...
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Duration: 30 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Hank is a comedy television series which ran on ABC from September 30, 2009, to November 4, 2009. The series was created by Tucker Cawley and is about a Wall Street executive who loses his job and reconnects with his small-town family. Hank ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, not serious
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Genre: Comedy
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TV show
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Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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