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Work in Progress (2019)
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Work in Progress (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Abby is a 45-year-old self-identified fat, queer dyke whose misfortune and despair unexpectedly lead her to a vibrantly transformative relationship.
Style: psychological, queer cinema, humorous, sincere, romantic
Plot: lgbt, couple relations, introspection, transsexual, midlife crisis, overweight woman, transformation, suicide threat, desperation
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, sitcom, realistic and not serious films and TV series with plots about couple relations, couples, family relations, friends, friendship, love and romance and lgbt mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Work in Progress: Save Me (2013), Real Rob (2015), The Mind of the Married Man (2001), Whitney (2011), Really (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Save Me (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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Story: After choking on a hero sandwich in her kitchen and suffering a dramatic near-death experience, Beth Harper - an absentee wife and mother - is revived and claims she can now talk to God. Her teenage daughter, Emily, is horrified and her husband, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, sitcom
Plot: hopes, couple relations, self discovery, introspection, social relations, couples, suburban life, solace, miraculous event, strong female presence, prophecy, suburbs
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Real Rob (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Centers around comedian Rob Schneider's real life while living in Hollywood.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sincere, sitcom
Plot: showbiz, couples, couple relations, artists and showbiz, movie star, hollywood, hollywood star
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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The Mind of the Married Man (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: The Mind of the Married Man is a television series that ran on the HBO network for two seasons consisting of twenty episodes between September 2001 and November 2002. The story attempts to focus on the challenges of modern-day married life from a ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom, clever ...
Plot: fall in love, up and down relationship, lifestyle, introspection, battle of the sexes, friendship, coping, midlife crisis, couples, gender, sexual relations, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Whitney (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Whitney is an American sitcom that ran on NBC from September 22, 2011 to March 27, 2013. The series originally aired in the 9:30 pm /8:30 pm Thursday night timeslot. The show stars Whitney Cummings and is based on her real-life experience and her ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Really (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Story: A funny, honest, behind-the-curtain look at the psychological and emotional complexities of marriage and the charged dynamics of a tight-knit group of friends grasping on to what's left of their youth.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, sitcom, sexual ...
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Heading Out (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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Story: Heading Out is a British sitcom created by and starring comedian Sue Perkins. It was first broadcast on BBC Two on 26 February 2013. Heading Out tells the story of Sara, a veterinarian who is given an ultimatum by her friends to tell her parents ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, sincere, humorous, witty ...
Plot: coming out, friendship, lgbt, friends, gender, gays and lesbians, lesbian, lesbian interest, veterinarian, homosexuality
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: After raising her two children, getting divorced and retiring from teaching, Carol Chambers embarks on a unique second act: she’s going to become a doctor.
Style: sitcom, captivating, humorous, sincere, light ...
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Tyler Perry's Sistas (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Style: captivating, sincere, entertaining, light, humorous
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: A comedy about a working class Chicago couple who find love at an Overeaters Anonymous meeting.
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61%
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Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
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Story: Best friends Lizzy (gay and a bit type-A) and Luke (straight and more laid back) are like family. When they were kids and both of their parents were getting divorces, they stuck together, and they've been there for each other ever since. Now, ...
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The Gay and Wondrous Life of Caleb Gallo (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
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Sensitive Skin (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Davina and her husband Al try to revamp their lives as they struggle with the uncertainties of middle age.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: After being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, Mike Henry had to give up his career as a news anchor for New York's WNBC and focus on his health and his family. Four years later, Mike decides to get back to work and struggles between ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, touching, sincere, situational comedy ...
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Her Story (2015)
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TV show
Story: The relationship between Arthur, the gruff owner of a small donut shop, his enterprising new young employee, Franco, and their loyal patrons in a quickly gentrifying Chicago neighborhood.
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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015)
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TV show
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Kath & Kim (2008)
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TV show
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Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, sincere, witty ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Take a journey into the provocative and hilariously wicked mind of Amy Schumer as she explores topics revolving around sex, relationships, and the general clusterf*ck that is life. Through a series of scripted vignettes, stand-up comedy, and ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Country: USA
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Place: usa
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Maron (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, talky, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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47%
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The Soul Man (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: R&B superstar-turned-minister Reverend Boyce "The Voice" Ballentine was living the high life in Las Vegas at the top of the music charts when he gets the calling to go from soul singer to soul saver. Relocating to St. Louis with ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, feel good, captivating ...
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45%
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Mr. Sunshine (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 293 min.
TV show
Story: Ben Donovan is a self-involved manager of a second-rate San Diego sports arena who begins to re-evaluate his life on his 40th birthday. Working alongside him is his boss and arena owner, Crystal--attractive, powerful and highly erratic; Alice--the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, realistic
Plot: workplace, ex athlete, disorder, workplace situations, boss and employee, midlife crisis, self involved, arena, power relations, stadium, owner, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Let's Stay Together (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Let's Stay Together is an American romantic comedy television series created by Jacque Edmonds Cofer. It premiered on BET on January 11, 2011. The title of the series refers to the Al Green landmark 1972 song of the same name. The series ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
So That Happened (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: A heartwarming LGBTQ comedy series about love, family and being who you truly are.
Style: sitcom, captivating, humorous, semi serious, weird
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