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 humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films and TV series with plots about couples, family relations, friends, sitcom, love and romance, parents and children and lifestyle mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Rude Awakening: The Parkers (1999), Rita Rocks (2008), Novel Romance (2006), Jesse (1998), Exes & Ohs (2007). 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: not serious, humorous, realistic, touching
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, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: sitcom, best friends, music band, friendship, unfulfillment, family relations, friends, follow your dream, couple relations, parents and children, midlife crisis, dull life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
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System:   80%
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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, realistic, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, writer's life, couple relations, workplace, couples, single parent, family relations, love, mother, ego clash, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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System:   70%
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Jesse
Genre: Comedy
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
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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System:   64%
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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
Plot: gays and lesbians, lesbian, romance, couple relations, looking for love, artists and showbiz, gender, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, friends, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   63%
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Bob Funk
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
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, realistic, touching
Plot: addiction, workplace, family relations, boss and employee, parents and children, alcohol abuse, family business, workplace situations, life is a bitch, love and romance, couples, boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   63%
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Checking Out
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A famed stage actor reunites his family for a party, and plans to commit suicide after-wards, unless they are able to convince him not to.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, touching
Plot: family life, actor's life, golden years, family gatherings, elderly, family relations, siblings relations, homecoming, reunion, estrangement, artists and showbiz, music ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   57%
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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: humorous, talky, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, suburbs, couple relations, 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:   56%
    User:   55%
 
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gays and lesbians, rock, contests and competitions, siblings relations, eccentric family, gender, family relations, best friends, coming out, dancer's life, fall in love, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   55%
    User:   55%
 
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Feed the Fish
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Follows the journey of Joe Peterson, a burned out children's book writer who's approaching a midlife crisis.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, 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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System:   51%
    User:   44%
 
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One on One
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, realistic, feel good, 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
Place: usa, baltimore
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System:   50%
    User:   48%
 
The New Adventures of Old Christine
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, single parent, friendship, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, best friends, singleness, thirtysomething life, couples, friends, single mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   46%
    User:   41%
 
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: semi serious, humorous, 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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    User:   47%
 
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, siblings relations, teenage love, sitcom, romance, high school life, teenage life, love and romance, youth, family relations, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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System:   44%
    User:   44%
 
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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, realistic, cynical, offbeat
Plot: parody, actor's life, hollywood, celebrity culture, showbiz, sitcom, tv show, artists and showbiz, media, workplace, media satire, workplace intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: california, usa
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System:   41%
    User:   36%
 
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Anarchy TV
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of anarchists use their public-access TV show to satirize the government until a right-wing preacher attempts to shut them down.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: tv show, media, society, clergy, fighting the system, parents and children, rebellion, friends, anarchy, preacher, minister, activism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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System:   41%
    User:   48%
 
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Seed
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Story: Seed is a half-hour comedy follows that Harry, a likable bachelor and bartender whose previous foray into sperm donation resulted in offspring he was unaware of until now. Seed tells the story of Harry's relationship with his new-found ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: babies and infants, sitcom, gays and lesbians, parents and children, pregnancy, youth, couples, sperm donor, disorder, womanizer, rebelliousness, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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System:   40%
    User:   33%
 
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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System:   40%
    User:   38%
 
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, realistic, touching, witty
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: sitcom, verbal byplay, starting over, couple relations, breakup, parents and children, hopes, couples, dating, divorced parents, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   38%
    User:   35%
 
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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, realistic, touching
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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System:   38%
    User:   40%
 
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, witty
Plot: sitcom, best friends, friendship, teachers and students, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, workplace, friends, workplace romance, love and romance, power relations, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
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System:   38%
    User:   44%
 
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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, realistic, touching
Plot: buddies, sitcom, eccentric family, family relations, friends, best friends, family life, cooking and food, restaurant, family, lifestyle, chef
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   44%
 
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: semi serious, humorous, 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:   37%
    User:   40%
 
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: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, 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, half brother half brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: philadelphia, usa
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System:   37%
    User:   30%
 
Absolutely Fabulous
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The wildly popular British television show Absolutely Fabulous gets a Francophonic makeover with this film version directed by Gabriel Aghion. In this go around, Josiane Balasko and Nathalie Baye play the incorrigible Eddie and Patsy, who leave no ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, sexual ...
Plot: sexual relations, celebrity culture, thirtysomething life, americana, couples, fashion, starting over, parents and children, alcohol abuse, love and romance, society, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, woodstock, paris france
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System:   35%
    User:   29%
 
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   37%
 
Let Them Chirp Awhile
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The basic storyline of the film follows Bobby and Scott, two young men in their late twenties who are struggling to make careers out of their artistic dreams but their competitiveness with each other gets in the way.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: twentysomething life, artists and showbiz, urban, lifestyle, couple relations, looking for love, down on your luck, life is a bitch, couples, plagiarism, september 11 2001, dog
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   33%
    User:   33%
 
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Girlfriends
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Girlfriends is an American comedy-drama sitcom that premiered on September 11, 2000, on UPN and aired on UPN's successor network, The CW, before being cancelled in 2008. The final episode aired on February 11, 2008. When Girlfriends returned ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: urban, best friends, love and romance, romance, friends, couple relations, fall in love, sitcom, friendship, looking for love, looking for sex, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: los angeles
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System:   33%
    User:   37%
 
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Barbershop
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Calvin Palmer is the owner of a barbershop on the Southside of Chicago. Reluctantly inheriting the neighborhood establishment and popular hangout from his father, he juggles his responsibilities to his clients, his family, and his community as a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching
Plot: sitcom, family business, drugs/alcohol, workplace situations, workplace, friends, urban, social relations, buddies, barbershop, immigrants, politics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa
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System:   32%
    User:   32%
 
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Cosby
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Cosby is an American situation comedy television series broadcast on CBS from September 16, 1996 to April 28, 2000, loosely based on the British sitcom One Foot in the Grave. The program stars Bill Cosby and Phylicia Rashād, who previously worked ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, based on british tv series
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, elderly, aging, couple relations, family life, family, unemployment, couples, family relations, parents and children, retirement, black family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   32%
    User:   36%
 
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