Movies and TV shows like My Boss, My Hero

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My Boss, My Hero (2006)
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My Boss, My Hero (2006)
Original name: マイ☆ボス マイ☆ヒーロー
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Sakaki Makio, also known as "Tornado" is a tough 27-year-old high school drop-out. By academic standards, he's pretty dumb. His father decides to force Makio to return to high school to receive his diploma and he asks an old friend who happens to be the principal of a nearby school to admit Makio. If Makio doesn't graduate, the position of boss will be given to his younger brother, Mikio. Furthermore, he must pose as a 17-year-old during school hours and in the presence of any classmates or teachers outside of school. If his cover is blown, it would be the end of his high school career as well as his hopes to become boss. Things start out rough and tough as Makio's violent temper is tested. As the lessons and days go by he learns there is much more to school than just tests and studying.
Style: humorous, funny, light, captivating, entertaining
Plot: school, friendship, life, family relations, brothers, humour, father son relationship, jousting, rivalry, brother brother relationship, high school, love, fight, yakuza, bug, gangsters, gangster
Place: japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out light, captivating, humorous and entertaining films and TV series with plots about humour, family relations, friendship, family, youth, lifestyle and parents and children mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like My Boss, My Hero: Daddy is My Classmate (2020), Warren (2019), Two Fathers and Two Sons (2013), 40 y 20 (2016), I'm Sorry (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Daddy is My Classmate (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Author Tarō Obika is an obsessed single father who loves his daughter so much, he decides to go to the same college. Nicknamed Gatarō, he was widowed when his wife died of an illness and has raised his only child Sakura all on his own. Things are ...
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Warren (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Warren Thompson just wants an easy life, but thanks to his naturally difficult personality, he’s constantly finding himself in sticky situations.
Style: sitcom, feel good, funny, light, humorous ...
Plot: driving instructor, driving school, life, humour, family problems, lifestyle, family relations, social problems, teenager, partner
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The Learning Curve of a Warlord (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
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Story: During the chaotic Warlord Era, an eccentric soldier has a sudden stroke of luck and is promoted seven ranks to Marshal. He, along with his three silly friends, do all sorts of bizarre things. Meanwhile, externally, three wild warlords are eyeing ...
Style: funny, captivating, entertaining, light, humorous
Plot: friendship, escapades, wartime life, colonel, humour, friends, military life, group of friends, military, soldier
Time: 1920s, 1910s
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Two Fathers and Two Sons (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
TV show
Story: Pavel, Victor and Vlad are grandfather, father and son who are forced to live together...
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Place: russia
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40 y 20 (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
TV show
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Style: humorous, funny, light, entertaining, feel good ...
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I'm Sorry (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Andrea is a seemingly confident comedy writer, wife and mom, who comically exposes her inner immaturity and neuroses through unexpected life situations.
Style: ironic, entertaining, feel good, light, cynical ...
Plot: society, irony, husband wife relationship, family relations, sexual humor, parents and children, friendship, neurosis, life philosophy, lifestyle, social satire, satire ...
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Zhuki (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Nikita, Den and Artemy have developed unique application, and they've almost sold it to become their dreams come true. But last moment guys had to serve in the military. They arrived to village Zhuki, and tried to finish application. But ...
Style: funny, humorous, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
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Story: Comedy following Cho Seok's ridiculous but hilarious adventures with his girlfriend-turned-wife Ae Bong, their dogs, older brother Jo Joon, and parents. Based on the popular webtoon series of the same name.
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Story: Contemporary Moscow. An American journalist, Alex Wilson (Mateusz Damiecki), is sent by his employer, The American Post, one of the largest newspapers in the world, on a long-term assignment in their Moscow office. In addition to his job there as an ...
Style: entertaining, light, sincere, feel good, humorous ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Nora Lin leans on her family as she navigates life and young adulthood in outer borough-NYC.
Style: entertaining, feel good, light, sitcom, captivating ...
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, adulthood, life, family, family relations, lifestyle, grownups, father daughter relationship, family life
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
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Story: The series revolves around the Derbez family on their trip to Morocco, the family is made up of Eugenio Derbez, the patriarch of the family, Alessandra Rosaldo, his wife, Aitana Derbez, their daughter, Vadhir and José Eduardo Derbez, their ...
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Duration: 22 min.
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Style: light, funny, entertaining, captivating, feel good ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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Style: light, feel good, funny, uplifting, entertaining ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Successful restaurateur and man-about-town Jimmy Martino is used to being the most suave, most handsome and most single person in the room. All that changes with the surprise appearance of Jimmy’s adult son, Gerald, and his baby daughter, Edie. ...
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Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Duration: 48 min.
TV show
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
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TV show
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