Movies and TV shows like Physical

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Physical (2021)
 7.2
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Physical (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Sheila Rubin is a quietly tortured, seemingly dutiful housewife supporting her smart but controversial husband’s bid for state assembly. But behind closed doors, she has her own darkly funny take on life; she’s battling a complex set of personal demons relating to her self-image… that is, until she finds release through the unlikeliest source: the world of aerobics.
Plot: fitness, girl power, housewife, aerobics, female empowerment, fitness gym, work out, exercise
Time: 80s
Place: california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films and TV series with plots about family relations, friends, friendship, couples, buddies, teenage life and workplace situations mostly in Comedy, Drama and Sport genres. Some movies like Physical: Love, Nina (2016), GLOW (2017), Oh Madeline (1983), Cheers (1982), Opposite Sex (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Love, Nina (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Twenty years old and from Leicester, Nina moves to North London in 1982, to care for the two young boys of a working single mother, George, the editor of a London literary review.
Style: ironic, light, sincere, humorous
Plot: nanny, single mother, eccentric family, family relations, follow your dream, neighbor neighbor relationship, mischievous children, female protagonist, autobiography, letter writing, literary agent, bohemian
Time: 80s
Place: london
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95%
 8.0
 42K
GLOW (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: In 1980s LA, a crew of misfits reinvent themselves as the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling.
Style: breathtaking, captivating, entertaining, funny, motivational
Plot: wrestling, misogyny, wrestling ring, jousting, teenage girl, actress, casting, poverty, tv show in film, survival, leotard, female friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 7.8
 85
Oh Madeline (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Oh Madeline was an American sitcom that was broadcast on ABC from September 27, 1983 to March 13, 1984. Starring Madeline Kahn, the show revolved around Madeline Wayne, a housewife bored after 10 years of marriage to Charlie, a sweet but square man ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: husband wife relationship, housewife, redhead
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.9
 50K
Cheers (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Cheers is an American sitcom television series that ran for 11 seasons from 1982 to 1993. It was produced by Charles/Burrows/Charles Productions in association with Paramount Network Television for NBC and created by the team of James Burrows, Glen ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, realistic, not serious, humorous ...
Plot: womanizer, bar, couples, sexism, couple relations, looking for love, lifestyle, workplace romance, unwanted pregnancy, opposites attract, workplace, financial problem ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 7.4
 502
Opposite Sex (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Opposite Sex is an American comedy-drama series that aired during FOX's summer 2000 schedule. The series was one of the first teen dramas to primarily use independent artists on its soundtrack by such acts as Elliott Smith and Ben Lee.
Plot: girls' school, single father, school, private school, widower, single parent, teenager
Place: california, northern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.0
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Roseanne (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: A working-class family struggles to get by on a limited income in the fictional town of Lanford, Illinois.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, cynical, biting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: working class, family, family life, suburbs, family relations, overweight, siblings relations, suburban life, teenage life, eccentric family, americana, verbal byplay ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 21st century ...
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.3
 545
Cop Rock (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cop Rock is an Emmy Award-winning American musical police drama series that aired on ABC in 1990. The show, a police drama presented as a musical, was co-created by Steven Bochco, who also served as executive producer. TV Guide ranked it #8 on TV ...
Style: offbeat, realistic, semi serious
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Freaks and Geeks (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: High school mathlete Lindsay Weir rebels and begins hanging out with a crowd of burnouts (the "freaks"), while her brother Sam Weir navigates a different part of the social universe with his nerdy friends (the "geeks").
Style: humorous, semi serious, retro, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: weed, teenage life, nerd, high school, friendship, social misfits, social relations, teacher, slacker, cheerleader, suburbs, socially awkward ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981, year 1980
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Lemon Sisters (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three life-long friends work the bars in 1980s Atlantic City performing the songs of the 1960s girl groups.
Style: touching, offbeat, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: friends, friendship, gender, artists and showbiz, buddies, family relations, family life, siblings relations, human nature, female director, quiz, backstage ...
Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 ...
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Audience: family outing, girls' night
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Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.9
 807
Tanner '88 (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 353 min.
TV show
Story: In 1988, renegade filmmaker Robert Altman and Pulitzer Prize–winning Doonesbury cartoonist Garry Trudeau created a presidential candidate, ran him alongside the other hopefuls during the primary season, and presented their media campaign as a ...
Style: witty, humorous, clever, cynical, biting ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Barney Miller (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Barney Miller is an American situation comedy television series set in a New York City police station in Greenwich Village. The series originally was broadcast from January 23, 1975 to May 20, 1982 on ABC. It was created by Danny Arnold and Theodore ...
Style: intellectual, sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: police station, police detective, partners, golden years, police investigation, partners against crime, urban, gambling, workplace situations, crime, workplace, fighting crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
That '80s Show (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: That '80s Show is an American sitcom that aired from January through May 2002. Despite having a similar name, show structure, and many of the same writers and production staff, it is not considered a direct spin-off of the more successful That ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Duration: 30 min.
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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POSE (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.9
 10K
Red Oaks (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 412
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.4
 1K
Big Shots (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Four friends are at the top of their game...until the women in their lives enter the room. Lines between boardroom and bedroom blur when these competitive but dysfunctional CEOs take refuge in their friendship, discussing business, confiding ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Doogie Howser, M.D. is an American television comedy-drama starring Neil Patrick Harris as a teenage physician who also faces the problems of being a normal teenager. Creators Steven Bochco and David E. Kelley, partnering with ABC, aired the show ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A young and idealistic Doctor Stephen Daker arrives at Lowlands University to work at the Health Centre, but has to cope with an eccentric set of colleagues.
Style: surreal, touching, realistic, semi serious, cynical ...
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 782
Boon (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Boon is a British television drama and modern-day western series starring Michael Elphick, David Daker, and later Neil Morrissey. It was created by Jim Hill and Bill Stair and filmed by Central Television for ITV. It revolved around the life of a ...
Style: semi serious, realistic
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Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.5
 20K
The Politician (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Payton has known since childhood that he's going to be president. First he'll have to navigate the most treacherous political landscape: high school.
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, exciting, thought provoking
Plot: political intrigue, political campaign, politics, interracial sex, class differences, wealth, stupidity, intrigue, press conference, debate, teenager, gay ...
Place: california, new york state, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
One Foot in the Grave (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: One Foot in the Grave is a BBC television sitcom series written by David Renwick. The show ran for six series, including seven Christmas specials, two Comic Relief specials, over an eleven-year period, from early 1990 to late 2000. The latter Comic ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: disorder, dark humor, retired, suffering, antisocial behavior, oldtimer, couples, family relations, elderly, golden years, couple relations, retirement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.3
 174K
Californication (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: A self-loathing, alcoholic writer attempts to repair his damaged relationships with his daughter and her mother while combating sex addiction, a budding drug problem, and the seeming inability to avoid making bad decisions.
Style: sexy, cynical, witty, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: womanizer, writer's life, sexual relations, lust, dark humor, lifestyle, sexual activity, writers, family life, drugs/alcohol, strong sexual content, addiction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 9.1
 5K
Reply 1988 (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: South Korea
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the year 1988 at a neighborhood in Seoul, South Korea. Five families live on the same alley road.
Style: light, sincere, touching, not serious, captivating
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Time: 80s, year 1988
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, semi serious, humorous
Plot: divorce, starting over, friends, self discovery, singleness, breakup, best friends, strong female presence, writer's life, dating, middle aged, artists and showbiz
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%