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Hacks (2021)
 8.2
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Hacks (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Explore a dark mentorship that forms between Deborah Vance, a legendary Las Vegas comedian, and an entitled, outcast 25-year-old.
Style: sincere, humorous, captivating, queer cinema
Plot: women, comedian, mentor protege relationship, female protagonist, female comedian, lgbtq, stand up comedian, outcast, society, social misfits, glory, coworker, social relations, co worker co worker relationship, social outcast, price of fame, desire for fame, gay, friendship, girl, woman, tv show, lgbt, daughter, legend ...
Place: las vegas

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, humorous, queer cinema and sincere films and TV series with plots about lgbtq, lgbt, women, female protagonist, gay, lesbian and lifestyle mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Hacks: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017), Louie (2010), Run the World (2021), Ginny & Georgia (2021), Never Have I Ever (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: It’s 1958 Manhattan and Miriam “Midge” Maisel has everything she’s ever wanted - the perfect husband, kids, and Upper West Side apartment. But when her life suddenly takes a turn and Midge must start over, she discovers a previously unknown ...
Style: feel good, captivating, witty, atmospheric, humorous ...
Audience: kids, chick flick
Plot: female protagonist, jewish family, comedian, stand up comedian, career, husband wife relationship, divorce, breakup, judaism, female comedian, changing lives, lifestyle change ...
Time: 50s, future
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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100%
 8.5
 79K
Louie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Louis C.K. stars as a fictionalized version of himself; a comedian and newly divorced father raising his two daughters in New York City.
Style: sitcom, humorous, sincere, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: comedian, performer's life, dark humor, loneliness, midlife crisis, family relations, city life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, frustration, parenthood, everyday life ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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100%
Run the World (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a group of Black women who work, live, and play in Harlem as they strive for world domination. They're not only surviving – but thriving together.
Style: satirical, captivating, disturbing, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: girlfriend girlfriend relationship, lifestyle, ambitious woman, society, girlfriend, aspiration, female protagonist, group of friends, ambition, friends, women, friendship ...
Place: harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: captivating, funny, emotional, humorous, light ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: romance, teenager, daughter, mother daughter relationship, coming of age, family relations, new life, family, mother and daughter, drastic change of life, changing lives, parents and children ...
Time: 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Never Have I Ever (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: After a traumatic year, all an Indian-American teen wants is to go from pariah to popular -- but friends, family and feeling won't make it easy on her.
Style: funny, humorous, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: social misfits, popularity, teenage girl, school, teenager, friendship, lgbt, romance, grownups, coming of age, lesbian, teenage protagonist ...
Time: 2020s, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Bonding (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 17 min.
TV show
Story: A New York City grad student moonlighting as a dominatrix enlists her gay BFF from high school to be her assistant.
Style: feel good, sex comedy, humorous, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dominatrix, sex worker, bdsm, pervert, relationship problems, female protagonist, lgbt, fetish, gay best friend, lgbtq, love affair, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
 5K
Generation (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A group of high school students whose exploration of modern sexuality (devices and all) tests deeply entrenched beliefs about life, love and the nature of family in their conservative community.
Style: entertaining, captivating, sex comedy, humorous, queer cinema ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: teenager, sexuality, first sexual experience, sexual awakening, sexual attraction, high school student, high school, teenage sex, sexual relations, college student, schoolboy, social relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Dear White People (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: At a predominantly white Ivy League college, a diverse group of students navigate various forms of racial and other types of discrimination.
Style: humorous, captivating, sincere, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, young adult, social justice, racism, racist, racial tension, society, youth, love and romance, friends, life philosophy, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Shrill (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Annie is a fat young woman who wants to change her life — but not her body. Annie is trying to start her career while juggling bad boyfriends, a sick parent, and a perfectionist boss.
Style: motivational, ironic, sincere, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: overweight, overweight woman, self acceptance, female protagonist, lgbtq, female journalist, lifestyle change, changing lives, family relations, bravery, female writer, private vs public ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.5
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Roar (2022)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Featuring an all-star cast, this genre-bending anthology series weaves together eight darkly comedic feminist fables that take unexpected approaches to subjects like gender roles, autonomy, and identity.
Style: disturbing, captivating, semi serious, satirical, psychological ...
Plot: woman, social problems, lifestyle, sorority, social issues, society, satire, social injustice, female protagonist, women, magic realism, feminism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.8
 21K
The Bold Type (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A glimpse into the outrageous lives and loves of those responsible for a global women's magazine. Their struggles are about finding your identity, managing friendships and getting your heart broken, all while wearing the perfect jeans to ...
Style: feel good, sincere, light, sentimental, queer cinema
Audience: teens
Plot: female friendship, workplace, career, fashion, lgbt, female protagonist, workplace situations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love and romance, party, lesbian love, lesbian relationship ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Sort Of (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Fluid millennial Sabi Mehboob straddles various identities from bartender at an LGBTQ bookstore/bar, to the youngest child in a Pakistani family, to the de facto parent of a downtown hipster family. Sabi feels like they’re in transition in every ...
Style: sitcom, queer cinema
Plot: lgbtq, woman, coming of age, gay, lgbt, cafe, love, nanny, couples, bookstore, friendship, existentialism ...
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 18K
Workin' Moms (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Four women juggle love, careers, and parenthood. They support, challenge, and try not to judge each other as life throws them curveballs. Whether it is an identity crisis, a huge job opportunity, postpartum depression, or an unplanned pregnancy – ...
Style: sitcom, funny, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: working mom, motherhood, job, women, husband wife relationship, parenthood, male female relationship, friendship, love, thirty something, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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DTLA (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: DTLA is a gay-themed television series which premiered October 24, 2012. The series was created, and is co-produced and directed by Larry Kennar. It follows a group of friends in Downtown Los Angeles under the slogan: One City, Seven Lives / Old ...
Style: realistic, humorous, captivating, psychological, erotic ...
Plot: lgbt, friendship, sexual relations, couple relations, gender, gay, group of friends, gay relationship, love, lgbtq, male nudity, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.5
 7K
Good Trouble (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: After moving to The Coterie in Downtown Los Angeles, Callie and Mariana Foster realize that living on their own is not all that it’s cracked up to be.
Style: emotional, semi serious, light, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: teens
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Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Mrs. Fletcher (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 31 min.
TV show
Story: A dual coming-of-age comedy exploring the impact of internet porn and social media, Mrs. Fletcher follows empty nest divorcée Eve Fletcher — as she reinvents her life to find the happiness and sexual fulfillment that’s eluded her, and her ...
Style: humorous, romantic, erotic, social, sitcom ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
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Go Girls (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Amy, Britta and Cody are three young women suffering their quarter century crisis: 25 and what have they achieved? They make a vow that in one year they’ll each fulfill their ambition. Their mate-since-childhood Kevin, admires their pluck but, ...
Style: captivating, humorous, sincere
Plot: group of friends, aspiration, best friends, male female relationship, direction and purpose, ambitious, desire for fame, lifestyle, friendship, ambitious woman, ambitious man, friends ...
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.8
 23K
Transparent (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: An LA family with serious boundary issues have their past and future unravel when a dramatic admission causes everyone's secrets to spill out.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, sitcom, erotic ...
Audience: chick flick
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.8
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Better Things (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Sam Fox is a single, working actor with no filter trying to raise her three daughters – Max, Frankie and Duke – in Los Angeles. She is mom, dad, referee and the cops.
Style: sincere, light, humorous, touching, captivating ...
Plot: single mother, family relations, mother daughter relationship, family values, family life, parents and children, motherhood, mischievous children, movie actress, relationship vs career, lifestyle, life philosophy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
This Is Going to Hurt (2022)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The unvarnished truth of life as a doctor working in obstetrics and gynaecology.
Style: captivating, entertaining, disturbing, meditative, humorous ...
Plot: gay, medical, lgbt, lifestyle, male doctor, coworker, workplace situations, medicine, physician, maternity ward, workplace, gay couple ...
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26%
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Dickinson (2019)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Emily Dickinson. Poet. Daughter. Total rebel. In this coming-of-age story, Emily’s determined to become the world’s greatest poet.
Style: scenic, captivating, atmospheric, factual, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: women, female protagonist, lgbt, lesbian interest, poetry, lesbian, rebellious daughter, lesbian love, poet, sexual orientation, lgbtq, dream ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Late Night (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A legendary late-night talk show host's world is turned upside down when she hires her only female staff writer. Originally intended to smooth over diversity concerns, her decision has unexpectedly hilarious consequences as the two women ...
Style: humorous, sincere, entertaining, light, feminist film ...
Plot: workplace romance, women, infidelity, cheating wife, talk show host, husband wife relationship, talk show, adultery, female friendship, co worker co worker relationship, female protagonist, feminism ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
One Day at a Time (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In a reimagining of the TV classic, a newly single Latina mother raises her teen daughter and tween son with the "help" of her old-school mom.
Style: sitcom, captivating, feel good, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, lgbt, single mother, feminism, lesbian, depression, living together, lgbtq, gay, latin, parents and children, eccentric family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Black Lady Sketch Show (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: A narrative series set in a limitless magical reality full of dynamic, hilarious characters and celebrity guests presenting sketches performed by a core cast of black women.
Style: satirical, humorous, entertaining, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: women, female protagonist, silly humor, comedy of manners, black people, showgirl, social satire, society, humour, social issues, female comedian, satire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Nina (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: At the age of 39, Nina finds herself a trainee nurse under the orders of Léo, a 15-year-younger "girl" with a difficult temperament, and Dr. Proust, who likes to scare her ... Not easy ! Especially for all, Nina is the wife of the boss, ...
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25%
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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, humorous, suspense, cynical, biting ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: working class, strong female lead, family, girl, pregnancy, lgbt, love, siblings, halloween, women, overweight, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, 21st century, 2010s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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It's a Sin (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 239 min.
TV show
Story: A chronicle of four friends during a decade in which everything changed, including the rise of AIDS.
Style: captivating, tense, sad, humorous, queer cinema ...
Plot: lgbt, gay, aids, gay sex, gay relationship, lgbtq, hiv, gay interest, adolescence vs adulthood, friendship, grownups, male female relationship ...
Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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POSE (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A dance musical that explores the juxtaposition of several segments of 1980s life and society in New York: the ball culture world, the rise of the luxury Trump-era universe and the downtown social and literary scene.
Style: light, atmospheric, inspirational, sexy, cynical ...
Audience: chick flick
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Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Unstoppable (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A group of friends set out on a road trip when an unexpected fourth passenger forces an abrupt change of plans.
Style: feminist film, sincere, captivating, light, emotional ...
Plot: road trip, looking for love, female friendship, follow your dream, friendship, mishap, equality, dating show, falling down, feminism, travel and leisure, obsessive quest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Everything Sucks! (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: It's 1996 in a town called Boring, Oregon, where high school misfits in the AV and drama clubs brave the ups and downs of teenage emotions in the VHS era.
Style: humorous, touching, stylized, colourful, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lgbt, school, teenager, interracial friendship, relationships, coming of age, high school, parent child relationship, sexual humor, lesbian, road trip, misfit ...
Time: 90s, year 1996
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%