Movies and TV shows like The Way of the Househusband

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The Way of the Househusband (2020)
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The Way of the Househusband (2020)
Original name: 極主夫道
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: An infamous yakuza sets out to master the Way of the Househusband! "The Immortal Dragon"—an infamous and feared yakuza who has left behind countless legends in the underworld—has decided to wash his hands of his dark past and become… a "househusband"! Under the watchful eye of the neighborhood, the yakuza, and the police, witness this gangster-turned-husband's style of "justice and family love." A thrilling slapstick drama where the ultimate househusband faces struggles from every side! Can Tatsu protect his beloved family and neighborhood when they are caught up in an incident?
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining
Plot: mafia, yakuza, slice of life, gangsters, crimes, criminal, housewife, humour, lifestyle, everyday life, homework, household, romance

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Most similar movies to The Way of the Househusband

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, light and entertaining films and TV series with plots about crimes, family relations, crime, mafia, friendship, criminal and gangsters mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Way of the Househusband: Good Girls (2018), What Has the Deceased Said (2000), Gokusen (2002), Shimokita Glory Days (2006), Ginny & Georgia (2021). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Good Girls (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Three "good girl" suburban wives and mothers suddenly find themselves in desperate circumstances and decide to stop playing it safe and risk everything to take their power back.
Style: ironic, funny, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: female friendship, housewife, family relations, money laundering, female protagonist, netflix, criminal, convenience store robbery, love hate relationship, crimes, husband wife relationship, cons and scams ...
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What Has the Deceased Said (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Comedy
Country: Russia, Poland, France, Germany, Denmark
TV show
Style: feel good, funny, captivating, humorous, light ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Kantaro: The Sweet Tooth Salaryman (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: A stoic book salesman leads a double life as he plays hooky from work to write his sweets blog. In his journey to attain a glimpse of sweets heaven Kantaro samples various Japanese and Western sweets.
Style: captivating, funny, entertaining, humorous, light
Plot: food, office worker, adventure, life, humour, silly humor, travel, dessert, double life, book, blog, worker ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.2
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Gokusen (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: Newly graduate Yamaguchi Kumiko an idealistic teacher who entered Shirokin High to be a math teacher. Having high hopes for her students, her world turned up side down when she finds out that she'll be teaching the class 3-D the hardest class ...
Style: humorous, captivating, semi serious, realistic
Plot: yakuza, school teacher, bully, school, teacher student relationship, teacher, hardcase students, gain trust, high school teacher, troubled teen, teachers and students, criminal syndicate ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Shimokita Glory Days (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Yuta Ono flees from the responsibilities of his family run business and attempts to get into college to get a girl. By a twist a fate, Yuta Ono then finds himself living with five beautiful young ladies. all of whom Yuta finds exciting.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, student life, harem, lifestyle, university, youth, romance, neighbor, roommate roommate relationship, roommate, rivalry, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Ginny & Georgia (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Angsty and awkward fifteen year old Ginny Miller often feels more mature than her thirty year old mother, the irresistible and dynamic Georgia Miller. After years on the run, Georgia desperately wants to put down roots in picturesque New England and ...
Style: funny, captivating, humorous, light, emotional ...
Plot: romance, mother daughter relationship, teenager, daughter, kids and family, humour, coming of age, family relations, single mother, changing lives, new life, mother and daughter ...
Time: 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 8.0
 28K
Lilyhammer (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Norway, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Frank Tagliano (Steven Van Zandt), is a former member of the New York mob. After testifying in a trial in the United States, Tagliano is relocated to Lillehammer in Norway through the FBI's witness protection program. Frank Tagliano was ...
Style: witty, talky, stylized, atmospheric, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 8.8
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Halka (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Two different young men coming together from different places stand side by side and fight against a conspiracy. They go after a past that doesn't leave behind. They bring to account of old notebooks, dirty cases, big and small lies. ...
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, serious, cynical
Plot: mafia, gangsters, organized crime, crime boss, killings, family relations, crimes, power relations, introspection, rise to the top, parents and children, ambition ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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My Boss, My Hero (2006)
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 ...
Style: light, humorous, entertaining, captivating, funny
Plot: school, friendship, life, brother brother relationship, jousting, brothers, father son relationship, rivalry, family relations, humour, high school, love ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.9
 12K
Giri/Haji (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 461 min.
TV show
Story: Soulful thriller set in Tokyo and London, exploring the butterfly effect of a single murder across two cities. A dark, witty and daring examination of morality and redemption.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.5
 7K
In the Dark (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 8.5
 8K
Vincenzo (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: Vincenzo Cassano is an Italian lawyer and Mafia consigliere who moves back to Korea due to a conflict within his organization. He ends up crossing paths with a sharp-tongued lawyer named Cha-young, and the two join forces in using villainous methods ...
Style: romantic, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.6
 3K
Bonus Family (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A new couple, their exes and their children navigate the emotional challenges and tricky logistics of blended family life in this Swedish dramedy.
Style: sincere, entertaining, captivating, humorous
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, teens
Plot: male female relationship, family relations, love and romance, love, family, friendship, parents and children, adventure, life philosophy, society, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: eastern europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 219
Eco moda (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Colombia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The continued story of Betty and Armando. The couple is now married and raise their daughter Camila. Betty is also the president of her own fashion company called Ecomoda. Armando is the vice president.
Style: romantic, entertaining, humorous, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, male female relationship, relationships, love and romance, couples, family relations, family life, romantic relationship, lifestyle, life, humour, fashion
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.3
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Mafiosa (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 416 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Breaking News in Yuba County (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, entertaining, light
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A show about two Bavarian police officers, Franz Hubert and Johannes Staller, who sometimes work a bit differently. Where Franz wants to follow regulations, Johannes likes to do things his own way.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, light
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.4
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TV show
Story: Three women living in three different decades: a housewife in the '60s, a socialite in the '80s and a lawyer in 2018, deal with infidelity in their marriages.
Style: captivating, witty, atmospheric, erotic, entertaining ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 7.1
 5K
The Good Cop (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Honest cop Tony Jr. gets advice from his unscrupulous father, retired NYPD officer Tony Sr., about everything from his job to his love life.
Style: feel good, twists and turns, captivating, entertaining, talky ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 9.2
 323K
The Sopranos (1999)
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Country: USA
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TV show
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Style: cynical, serious, captivating, psychological, rough ...
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Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.5
 8K
Mad Dogs (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
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Style: tense, captivating, light, exciting, humorous ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 16K
Bull (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Jason Bull is the brilliant, brash, and charming founder of a hugely successful trial consulting firm.
Style: captivating, entertaining, light, humorous
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, investigation, workplace situations, psychologist, jury, manipulation, outsmarting, research, human nature, leader, analysis ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
You're Under Arrest: The Drama (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: You're Under Arrest: The Drama was a live-action adaptation of Kōsuke Fujishima's manga You're Under Arrest!.
Style: exciting, tense, stylized, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, fighting crime, partners, rivalry, race against time, crimes, law enforcement, chases and races, danger, strong female presence, female police officer, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 4.5
 623
Plan B (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A bookkeeper who thinks she killed three mobsters is subsequently promoted by her boss to be a hitman. |
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, light, feel good ...
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Plot: unlikely criminals, mistaken identity, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, gangsters, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, mafia, mob boss, accidental killing, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.4
 9K
Backstrom (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Lieutenant Everett Backstrom is a man with no filter. After a five-year exile to the traffic division for offensive behavior, he has returned from disgrace to lead Portland's newly minted S.C.U. Tasked with navigating the city's ...
Style: cynical, realistic, humorous, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.4
 5K
Anuvahood (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Kenneth (who likes to call himself Kay) begins to realise he's just another wannabe bad boy... even less than a loser in fact. After quitting his job at Laimsbury's, Kay vows to become a respected gangster... or cry trying. A ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: coming of age, youth, city life, white trash, misfit, society, lifestyle, ambition, crimes, friendship, blind ambition, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Outrageous Fortune (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Outrageous Fortune is a New Zealand comedy-drama television series, which ran from 12 July 2005 to 9 November 2010 on TV3. The series followed the lives of the career criminal West family after the matriarch, Cheryl, decided the family should go ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous
Plot: lawyer, dysfunctional family, criminal, family life, going straight, crimes, criminal heroes, convict, doubts and hesitations, right and wrong, manipulation, exploitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.9
 104K
Weeds (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Weeds is an American dark comedy-drama series created by Jenji Kohan. The central character is Nancy Botwin, a widowed mother of two boys who begins selling cannabis to support her family after her husband dies suddenly of a heart attack. Over the ...
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, dysfunctional family, drug dealer, drug dealing, stoners, family life, single mother, suburbs, profanity, eccentric family, single parent, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Traveling with the Derbez (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
TV show
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 ...
Style: light, feel good, captivating, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: culture, travelogue, family relations, lifestyle, travel, family life, humour, cultural difference, cross cultural relations, travel and leisure, family, kids and family
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 4K
Snatch (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A group of up-and-coming hustlers stumble upon a truckload of stolen gold bullion and are suddenly thrust into the high-stakes world of organized crime.
Style: surprise ending, exciting, humorous
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%