Movies and TV shows like Big School

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Big School (2013)
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Big School (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A comedy about a dysfunctional staff room, unrequited love and interactive whiteboards set in an urban secondary school. Chemistry teacher Mr. Church is hopelessly in love with the school's new French teacher, who in turn is being chased by a lothario gym teacher.
Style: humorous, funny, captivating, sitcom
Plot: teacher, school, teachers and students, intrigue, high school life, chaos, incompetence, workplace situations, shallowness, love triangle, school life, ambition, corruption, workplace romance, blackmail, laziness, new job, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, false accusation, bribery, drugs/alcohol, romantic rivalry, psychological manipulation, stereotypes, british humour ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, sitcom, realistic and feel good films and TV series with plots about workplace, workplace situations, teacher, british humour, teachers and students, school and high school mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Big School: Bad Teacher (2014), Bad Education (2012), Man Down (2013), Teachers (2016), A.P. Bio (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Bad Teacher (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: An always inappropriate, fearless and unapologetic former trophy wife masquerades as a teacher in order to find a new man after her wealthy husband leaves her penniless.
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, feel good, funny ...
Plot: workplace, school, teachers and students, unsupportive coworkers, workplace situations, love and romance, teacher, rivalry, looking for love, colleague colleague relationship, manipulative woman, coworker relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
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Bad Education (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Young teacher Alfie Wickers is "the worst teacher ever to grace the British education system" – at Abbey Grove School, in Watford Hertfordshire.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: teacher, school, teachers and students, classmates, undisciplined, classmate, young at heart, social relations, youth, workplace, workplace situations, goodhearted ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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90%
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Man Down (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dan is a childish idiot trapped in an adult’s life, whose world is at near collapse. His girlfriend Naomi is fast running out of patience with his inability to navigate the simplest of life tasks. He has two uniquely dysfunctional friends and a ...
Style: sitcom, psychological, feel good, entertaining, humorous ...
Plot: man child, socially awkward, teacher, british, father son relationship, absurdism, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, school teacher, school, breakup, british humour, director ...
Time: 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Teachers (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Written by and starring acclaimed comedy troupe The Katydids, Teachers shows their hilariously warped perspective as six elementary school teachers trying to mold young minds, even though their own lives aren’t really together.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, touching ...
Plot: elementary school, school, teacher, workplace situations, youth, teachers and students, social relations, relationships, female teacher, family relations, lifestyle, life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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A.P. Bio (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: When Harvard philosophy scholar Jack Griffin finds himself teaching high school in Toledo, Ohio, he tosses the syllabus and recruits his students to help enact revenge on his rival.
Style: sitcom, funny, humorous, feel good
Plot: biology teacher, male protagonist, revenge, high school, teachers and students, society, teacher, philosopher, dedicated educator, workplace, rivalry, education ...
Place: harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Miss Guided (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Miss Guided is an American sitcom that ran from March 18, 2008 to April 3, 2008 as a mid-season replacement on ABC. The series follows the life of Becky Freeley, a guidance counselor at a high school that she attended when she was a teenager. The ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom, feel good ...
Plot: high school, teacher, school, high school teacher, dedicated educator, high school life, teachers and students, workplace, hardcase students, youth, power relations, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Mr. Robinson (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Centers on a rough-edged musician Craig, who's adjusting to his new life as a music teacher in a big-city middle school where he encounters teacher politics and the temptations of single moms.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: school, workplace, teachers and students, musician's life, youth, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, teenage life, middle school, music teacher, power relations, music ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Mr. D (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Gerry Dee's real-life experiences as a high school teacher before he switched to comedy full-time, MR. D is a story about a charming, under-qualified teacher trying to fake his way through a teaching job, just like he often fakes his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, cynical, semi autobiographical
Plot: teachers and students, high school, high school life, workplace, workplace situations, teacher, unsupportive coworkers, social relations, power relations, politically correct, studying, high school teacher
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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What About Joan? (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: What About Joan? is an ABC sitcom that aired in 2001 for 2 seasons. It starred Joan Cusack as Joan Gallagher, a Chicago schoolteacher and the comedy of her day-to-day life. It co-starred Kyle Chandler. It was produced by James L. Brooks, Richard ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, teacher, high school, lifestyle, workplace situations, workplace romance, love and romance, workplace, teachers and students, high school teacher, power relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Mind Your Language (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mind Your Language is a British comedy television series which premiered on ITV in late-1977. Produced by London Weekend Television and directed by Stuart Allen, the show is set in an adult education college in London and focuses on the English as a ...
Style: sitcom, controversial, humorous, feel good, psychological ...
Plot: ethnic stereotype, teacher, english teacher, immigrants, society, silly humor, joke, racist remark, british humour
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Still Open All Hours (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Still Open All Hours is a sitcom set in a grocer's shop. It is a sequel to the series Open All Hours, written by original series writer Roy Clarke and featuring several of the permanent cast members of the original series
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: store, workplace, family relations, workplace situations, parents and children, british humour, family business, friendship, grocery store, salesman, photograph, customer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Phoenix Nights (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights is a British sitcom about The Phoenix Club, a working men's club in the northern English town of Farnworth, Greater Manchester. The show was written by Neil Fitzmaurice, Peter Kay and Dave Spikey, produced by ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: working class, workplace, ambition, workplace situations, boss and employee, workplace problem, disability, bar, british humour, blind ambition, partners, owner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: northern england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Teachers. (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Teachers is an American television sitcom that aired on NBC. The show ran for six episodes until its cancellation on May 2, 2006. Loosely based upon a UK series of the same name, it was developed by Matt Tarses, co-executive producer of the medical ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: high school, friendship, teachers and students, school teacher, workplace, hardcase students, lifestyle, workplace situations, studying, boss, promotion, loser ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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 ...
Plot: cooking and food, chef, british humour, workplace situations, workplace, lifestyle, kitchen, restaurant, friendship, rivalry, society, waiter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Come Fly with Me (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy series set in a busy airport and on the departing and arriving flights, featuring characters played by Matt Lucas and David Walliams.
Style: parody, humorous, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Plot: airport, satire, staff, passenger, everyday life, workplace, stewardess, cross dressing, society, workplace situations, tourist, pilot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Catherine Tate Show (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Catherine Tate Show is a British television sketch comedy written by Catherine Tate and Aschlin Ditta. Tate also stars in all but one of the show's sketches, which feature a wide range of characters. The Catherine Tate Show airs on BBC Two ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: comedian, lifestyle, youth, working class, workplace situations, social misfits, best friends, workplace, society, british humour, friends, nurse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Hardware (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Hardware is a British sitcom that aired on ITV from 2003 to 2004. Starring Martin Freeman, it was written and created by Simon Nye, the creator of Men Behaving Badly. The show's opening theme was A Taste of Honey by Herb Alpert's Tijuana ...
Style: sitcom, captivating, entertaining, humorous, light ...
Plot: store, employee, customer, coworker, workplace situations, workplace, coworker relationship, humour, co worker co worker relationship, employer employee relationship, cafe, marital problem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Great Indoors (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: An adventure reporter must adapt to the times when he becomes the boss to a group of millennials in the digital department of the magazine.
Style: sitcom, feel good, funny, light, humorous ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: adaptation, stereotypes, social relations, lifestyle, rivalry, life philosophy, ambition, society, youth, transformation, friendship, fish out of water ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Some Girls (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Some Girls is a British comedy series written by Bernadette Davis that airs on BBC Three. The show stars Adelayo Adedayo, Mandeep Dhillon, Alice Felgate, Natasha Jonas, Dolly Wells, Colin Salmon, Jassa Ahluwalia and Franz Drameh. It debuted on 6 ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: high school, friendship, teenage life, high school life, youth, coming of age, social relations, soccer, school life, popularity, friends, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Steve Harvey Show (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Steve Harvey Show is an American sitcom that aired for six seasons from August 25, 1996 to February 17, 2002 on The WB Television Network. It was created by Winifred Hervey and directed by Stan Lathan.
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, talky, feel good ...
Plot: high school, high school hunk, boss, shallowness, fish out of water, interracial relations, r&b, teenage love, high school life, teenage life, self discovery, teachers and students ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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W1A (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The follow-up to 'Twenty Twelve' as Ian Fletcher takes up the position of 'Head of Values' at the BBC. His task is to clarify, define, or re-define the core purpose of the BBC across all its functions and to position it ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, light, feel good ...
Plot: workplace situations, workplace, satire, nothing goes right, intern, disorder, television, british humour, bbc, unsupportive coworkers, supportive coworker, new job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Doll & Em (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Doll & Em is a British comedy series starring real-life friends Emily Mortimer (Em) and Dolly Wells (Doll), filmed in the style of a reality TV show. After a breakup, Doll heads to Hollywood to be with her childhood best friend Em, who's ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, visually appealing, feel good, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hollywood, friendship, best friends, artists and showbiz, ambition, showbiz, actor's life, british humour, strong female presence, friends, relationship vs career, female friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Drexell's Class (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Drexell's Class is an American sitcom aired by Fox as part of its 1991-92 lineup. The show was created by Andrew Nicholls and Darrell Vickers.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: unsupportive coworkers, power relations, misfit, youth, fish out of water, self discovery, school, teachers and students, classroom, elementary school, teacher
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Mum (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A comedy about a mother at a milestone in her life. We follow her and her family through a year of new beginnings as she rebuilds her life following the death of her husband. Mum is joined by her supportive life-long friend Michael. Through a year ...
Style: sitcom, light, humorous, sincere, captivating
Plot: british humour, mother, death of husband, family, brother sister relationship, eccentric family, love and romance, mother son relationship, new life, female protagonist, bereavement, widow ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.6
 197K
Bad Teacher (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A lazy, incompetent middle school teacher who hates her job and her students is forced to return to her job to make enough money for a boob job after her rich fiancé dumps her.
Style: funny, not serious, humorous, feel good, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school, female teacher, teachers and students, selfish woman, arrogance, farce, school teacher, incompetence, irresponsible, profanity, flirting, unsupportive coworkers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Suck Me Shakespeer (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A comedy that follows an ex-con who lands a position at a school that sits over the spot where money from one of his earlier robberies was stashed.
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, not serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teachers and students, teacher, high school life, high school, fish out of water, cons and scams, robbery, crimes, school, fall in love, love and romance, thief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, future, 18th century
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
 3K
Intelligence (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: When an arrogant, maverick National Security Agent comes over from the US to join a newly-formed team tackling cybercrime at Britain's security headquarters, he enlists an inept and tactless computer analyst Joseph in a power grab that ...
Style: funny, not serious, humorous, sitcom, witty
Plot: obnoxious boss, analyst, workplace, workplace situations, job, office, american in the uk, intern, employer employee relationship, new job, workplace humor, taunting ...
Time: contemporary
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 3K
Schooled (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: It’s 1990-something, and since Lainey still hasn’t achieved rock ‘n’ roll greatness, she returns to William Penn Academy as the new music teacher.
Style: retro, witty, light, humorous, entertaining
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: school, teacher, teenagers, teenager, relationships, coach, music, interracial, female protagonist, high school
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.9
 361
Sophie (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sophie is a Canadian television sitcom that aired on CBC from January 9, 2008 to March 23, 2009. It stars Natalie Brown as Sophie Parker, an unmarried single mother and talent agent. The show is an English-language adaptation of Télévision de ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: life turned upside down, workplace situations, workplace, single parent, family relations, showbiz, talent agent, pregnancy, breakup, canadian humor, mixed race child, single mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Trollied (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Set in Valco, a fictional budget supermarket in the north west of England, Trollied finds the funny in one of our most familiar surroundings and focuses on the types of characters we all recognise: bored checkout staff, ineffectual managers and a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: supermarket, workplace, workplace situations, supportive coworker, employer employee relationship, workplace humor, store, petty job, flirting, strong female presence, employment, job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%