Movies and TV shows like Rude Awakening 1998

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Rude Awakening
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Rude Awakening is a TV series created by Claudia Lonow, aired by Showtime on 55 22-min episodes for 3 seasons.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, touching, dark humor
Plot: parents and children, sitcom, addiction, alcohol abuse, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, lifestyle, alcoholics anonymous, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, friends, recovering alcoholic, support group, actor, dysfunctional family, rehabilitation, sexual tension, alcoholic mother, aspiring writer, drug addiction, drug addict, sex addict, sexual joke ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: usa
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films and TV series with plots about couples, family relations, love and romance, parents and children, lifestyle, sitcom and friends mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Rude Awakening: The Parkers (1999), Rita Rocks (2008), Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000), Exes & Ohs (2007), Jesse (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Parkers
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 20 min.
Story: The Parkers is an American sitcom that aired on UPN from August 30, 1999, to May 10, 2004. A spin-off of UPN's Moesha, The Parkers features the mother-daughter team of Nikki and Kim Parker. The Parkers' signature "Heeyyy" ...
Style: humorous, not serious, touching, realistic
Plot: sitcom, college, friendship, parents and children, college life, student life, love and romance, couples, family relations, social relations, friends, battle of the sexes ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: california, usa, campus
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Rita Rocks
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Rita Rocks is a Lifetime original sitcom that ran from October 20, 2008 to December 7, 2009. It is the network's first original comedy in over a decade. The series debuted alongside re-runs of Reba as part of a new comedy hour for Tuesday ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
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Curb Your Enthusiasm
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: The off-kilter, unscripted comic vision of Larry David, who plays himself in a parallel universe in which he can't seem to do anything right, and, by his standards, neither can anyone else.
Style: talky, humorous, not serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, couple relations, suburbs, showbiz, artists and showbiz, friends, misfit, couples, disorder, mishap ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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System:   62%
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Exes & Ohs
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Exes & Ohs is an American and Canadian cable TV series that was launched on Logo on October 8, 2007, and Showcase in Canada. The show centres around the dating life of Jennifer, a lesbian documentary filmmaker with a vivid fantasy life and a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Jesse
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Jesse Warner is a 26-year-old single mother juggling between her job, her dreams and her family responsibilities.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: sitcom, bar, single parent, couples, family relations, best friends, starting over, love triangle, single mother, parents and children, family business, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
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Story: After he's fired from his job -- by his mother, no less -- Bob Funk agrees to quit drinking, see a therapist, and eventually report to a new boss, who might just be the woman of his dreams.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Checking Out
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Duration: 92 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, small town life, small town, lifestyle, writer's life, fall in love, parents and children, americana, midlife crisis, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, wisconsin
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Leading Ladies
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A zany comedy about two sisters, their gay best friend, and their overzealous stage mom.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: One on One is an American sitcom that aired on the now-defunct UPN from September 3, 2001 to May 15, 2006. The series stars Flex Alexander as a single sportscaster, who becomes a full-time dad when his ex-wife decides to accept a job out of the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, single parent, coming of age, high school, parents and children, high school life, teenage life, youth, sportscaster, family relations, best friends, mischievous children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   49%
    User:   55%
 
Duane Hopwood
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A down-on-his-luck divorced father struggles to get his life and family back together before it's too late.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, clever ...
Plot: single parent, crumbling marriage, human nature, redemption, couple relations, parents and children, addiction, alcohol abuse, dysfunctional family, unfulfillment, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlantic city new jersey
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One Day at a Time
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: One Day at a Time is an American situation comedy that aired on the CBS network from December 16, 1975, until May 28, 1984. It starred Bonnie Franklin as Ann Romano, a divorced mother who moves to Indianapolis with her two teenage daughters Julie ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, touching
Plot: sitcom, best friends, suburbs, single parent, feminism, parents and children, siblings relations, singleness, single mother, adolescence vs adulthood, family business, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
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System:   45%
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10 Things I Hate About You
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Outspoken Kat Stratford couldn't be less like her sister, super sweet, yet kinda conformist Bianca. The only things they seem to have in common are being new at school and their overprotective dad.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, clever ...
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The New Adventures of Old Christine
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Story: Single working mom Christine Campbell has just learned that her ex is dating a much younger woman with the same first name. To avoid any confusion, the new girlfriend is dubbed New Christine, which leaves her with the unfortunate nickname Old ...
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Party Girl
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Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, offbeat ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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Starlets
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Grosse Pointe is an American television parody series which aired on the WB Network during the 2000–2001 television season. Created by Darren Star, it was a satire depicting the behind-the-scenes drama on the set of a television show, and was ...
Style: humorous, not serious, cynical, realistic, offbeat
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Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: california, usa
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Mad About You
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Mad About You is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 23, 1992 to May 24, 1999. The show stars Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt as a newly married couple in New York City. Reiser played Paul Buchman, a documentary film maker. Hunt played ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: sitcom, oldies, verbal byplay, couple relations, romance, friendship, urban, love and romance, youth, couples, marriage, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
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Gary Unmarried
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Gary Unmarried is an American sitcom created by Ed Yeager, which ran on CBS from September 24, 2008 to March 17, 2010. The series focuses on a recently divorced couple sharing custody of their kids while starting new relationships. The show was ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: sitcom, verbal byplay, starting over, couple relations, breakup, parents and children, hopes, couples, divorced parents, dating, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   38%
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Still Standing
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: After 18 years of marriage, high school sweethearts Bill and Judy Miller still make each other laugh and try to keep their marriage intact, even when their family pulls them in different directions. Since Bill has a far more immature approach to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, single parent, parents and children, high school, siblings relations, romance, dysfunctional family, adolescence vs adulthood, suburbs, family life, thirtysomething life, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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System:   38%
    User:   40%
 
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Happy Hour
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in present day New York City, "Happy Hour" is a literate and often funny story of love and how to receive it. Tulley, a once-promising literary star now biding his time as an advertising copy editor, moves from cynicism to acceptance ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: social misfits, writer's life, crumbling marriage, bar, going straight, couple relations, addiction, alcohol abuse, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, terminal illness, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   38%
    User:   44%
 
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Hot Properties
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A look at the lives of four women who work at a Manhattan real estate office.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, office, family life, gender, love and romance, workplace, friends, best friends, sexual relations, unfulfillment, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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What About Joan?
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: What About Joan? is an ABC sitcom that aired in 2001 for 2 seasons. It starred Joan Cusack as Joan Gallagher, a Chicago schoolteacher and the comedy of her day-to-day life. It co-starred Kyle Chandler. It was produced by James L. Brooks, Richard ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, best friends, friendship, teachers and students, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, workplace, friends, workplace romance, love and romance, power relations, high school teacher ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
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System:   35%
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Life with Bonnie
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The host of the local morning talk show Morning Chicago creatively balances family commitment—to her husband John, a hard-working family practice doctor, and their three young children— and career obligations.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, relationship vs career, tv show, family relations, parents and children, family life, ambition, artists and showbiz, media, couples, family, irish american
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
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Novel Romance
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Book editor Max Normane can perfect anyone’s story apart from her own. Highly successful but highly single, she comes up with a novel plan: a publication in exchange for a sperm donation. But will she get her happy ending?
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, writer's life, romance, couple relations, workplace, couples, single parent, family relations, mother, love, ego clash, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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System:   34%
    User:   30%
 
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Mind the Gap
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Five seemingly unrelated people decide to take huge risks in their personal lives in an effort to find happiness.
Style: clever, semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: single parent, love and romance, urban, romance, couples, family relations, golden years, crumbling marriage, starting over, human nature, parents and children, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   34%
    User:   31%
 
Brotherly Love
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Brotherly Love is an American sitcom that ran from September 16, 1995 to April 1, 1996, on NBC, and then moved to The WB, where it aired from September 15, 1996 until May 18, 1997. The series was created by Jonathan Schmock and Jim Vallely, and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, touching, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, siblings relations, family business, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, sibling relationship, death of father, mechanic, step siblings, inheritance, trick ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: philadelphia, usa
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System:   34%
    User:   37%
 
Significant Mother
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Budding Portland restaurateur Nate's world is turned upside-down when he returns home from a business trip to find his lothario best friend and roommate, Jimmy, dating his recently separated mother, Lydia. To make matters worse, Nate's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: buddies, sitcom, unlikely couple, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, friends, single parent, friendship, life turned upside down, couples, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa
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System:   34%
    User:   35%
 
Bart Got a Room
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Everyone is searching for love in director Brian Hecker's semi-autobiographical story. Danny Stein, a high school senior at the bottom of the social food chain, needs a prom date. As a cause of anxiety for Danny, Bart Beeber, the nerdiest guy ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: buddies, prom, social misfits, unlikely couple, self discovery, looking for sex, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, teenage life, coming of age, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
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System:   33%
    User:   34%
 

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Freddie
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Freddie is a television sitcom created by, and starring, Freddie Prinze, Jr. that aired from October 5, 2005 to April 12, 2006. Freddie is inspired by Prinze Jr.'s real life, growing up in a house filled with women. His lifelong friend, Conrad ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Living With Fran is an American sitcom that debuted on The WB in April 2005 that starred Fran Drescher. The show last aired on March 24, 2006.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, eccentric family, couples, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, age difference, fall in love, love and romance, youth, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, medical school
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System:   32%
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