Movies and TV shows like Rude Awakening 1998

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Rude Awakening (1998)
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Rude Awakening (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Rude Awakening is a TV series created by Claudia Lonow, aired by Showtime on 55 22-min episodes for 3 seasons.
Style: sitcom, erotic, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: addiction, alcohol abuse, support group, recovering alcoholic, friends, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, life is a bitch, couples, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, sex, drug addict, dark humor, friendship, jewish, female nudity, alcoholic, male nudity, actor, bartender, mother daughter relationship, drug addiction ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, sitcom and semi serious films and TV series with plots about couples, family relations, friends, parents and children, love and romance, lifestyle and couple relations mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Rude Awakening: Kath & Kim (2002), The Parkers (1999), Jesse (1998), All of Us (2003), Eve (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Kath & Kim (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 26 min.
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Story: Kath & Kim is a character-driven Australian television situation comedy series. The series was created by, and is written by Jane Turner and Gina Riley who play the title characters: a suburban mother and daughter with a dysfunctional ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, funny ...
Plot: everyday life, lifestyle, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, family relations, parents and children, drug abuse, addiction, estrangement, satire, women, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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The Parkers (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 20 min.
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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: sitcom, not serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: college, parent child relationship, college graduate, couples, supportive parent, social relations, campus, college dropout, friends, social awkwardness, family relations, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s
Place: usa, california
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Jesse (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Jesse Warner is a 26-year-old single mother juggling between her job, her dreams and her family responsibilities.
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Plot: single mother, strong female presence, friends, family relations, supportive coworker, couples, career change, workplace, single parent, starting over, rivalry, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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All of Us (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: All of Us is an American sitcom that premiered on the now-defunct UPN network in the United States on September 16, 2003, where it aired for its first three seasons. On October 1, 2006, the show moved to The CW, a new network formed by the merger of ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: family relations, divorce, reporter, family life, parents and children, couple relations, buddies, family, friends, couples, black, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, parents separation, ex couple relations, lifestyle, friendship, owner, thirtysomething life, couples, single parent, parents and children, singleness, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Eve (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Eve is an American sitcom starring Eve, Jason Winston George, Ali Landry, Natalie Desselle-Reid, Brian Hooks and Sean Maguire. It aired on the UPN network from September 15, 2003 to May 11, 2006, with 66 episodes produced spanning 3 seasons. The ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, touching, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: group of friends, love and romance, couples, fashion designer, blonde, seamstress, dating, male female relationship, female protagonist, sexual humor, fashion, hip hop culture ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
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Rita Rocks (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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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: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: follow your dream, friendship, music band, hopes, midlife crisis, artists and showbiz, rock band, female protagonist, motherhood, strong female presence, family relations, dull life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
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Exes & Ohs (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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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: sexy, realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, couples, friends, looking for love, couple relations, family relations, love and romance, gender, lifestyle, romance, best friends, sexual identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Freddie (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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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: sitcom, realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Let's Stay Together (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Story: Let's Stay Together is an American romantic comedy television series created by Jacque Edmonds Cofer. It premiered on BET on January 11, 2011. The title of the series refers to the Al Green landmark 1972 song of the same name. The series ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: date night
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Us & Them (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Story: For the past six months, New York pharmaceutical copywriter Gavin and Pennsylvania-based printing press employee Stacey have been flirting online and finally agree to meet... with their best friends in tow for double-date safety. Stacey's ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: couples, parents and children, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, romance, friends, family, family life, best friends, twentysomething life, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Sensitive Skin (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Davina and her husband Al try to revamp their lives as they struggle with the uncertainties of middle age.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom, witty
Plot: midlife crisis, family relations, self discovery, couple relations, couples, parents and children, dark humor, siblings relations, unfulfillment, friends, strong female presence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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How to Live with Your Parents (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Polly is a single mom who has recently divorced. The transition hasn't been easy for her, especially in this economy. So, like a lot of young people living in this new reality, she and her daughter, Natalie, have moved back home with her ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous
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Place: usa
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Really (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Story: A funny, honest, behind-the-curtain look at the psychological and emotional complexities of marriage and the charged dynamics of a tight-knit group of friends grasping on to what's left of their youth.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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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: sitcom, realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
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Crumbs (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Crumbs is an American television sitcom starring Fred Savage and Jane Curtin that ran on ABC from January 12, 2006 to February 7, 2006. It also starred William Devane, Maggie Lawson and Eddie McClintock. The show's slogan is "The normal ...
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Whitney (2011)
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 30 min.
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One Big Happy (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Best friends Lizzy (gay and a bit type-A) and Luke (straight and more laid back) are like family. When they were kids and both of their parents were getting divorces, they stuck together, and they've been there for each other ever since. Now, ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Mama's Family (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Thelma Harper and her spinster sister Fran open their home to Thelma's recently divorced son Vinton and his teenage son and daughter. It's quite an adjustment for everyone, especially the cranky, argumentative Thelma.
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: kids
Plot: women, dysfunctional family, family relations, family, strong female presence, teenage life, parents and children, adult virgin, family life, couples, friends, family problems ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
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Retired at 35 (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Retired at 35 is an American sitcom on TV Land starring George Segal, Jessica Walter, Johnathan McClain, Josh McDermitt, Marissa Jaret Winokur and Ryan Michelle Bathe. It is the network's second original scripted series after Hot in Cleveland. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: living with parents, family life, parents and children, family relations, elderly, lifestyle, friendship, golden years
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Place: florida, usa
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Half & Half (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Half & Half is an American sitcom that aired on UPN from September 23, 2002, to May 15, 2006. The show focuses on the lives of two paternal half-sisters in their twenties who were estranged throughout their childhood, and are finally developing ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Dear John is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from 1988 to 1992. The series was based on the British sitcom of the same name. Dear John was retitled Dear John USA when it was shown in the UK. During its four-season run, the series was bounced to ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Better with You is an American romantic sitcom TV show starring Joanna Garcia Swisher and Jennifer Finnigan. The series aired on Wednesdays at 8:30 pm Eastern/7:30 pm Central on ABC and ran from September 22, 2010 to May 11, 2011. The series was ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: The John Larroquette Show is an American television sitcom that ran on NBC from September 2, 1993 until October 30, 1996. Created by Don Reo, the show was a vehicle for John Larroquette following his run as Dan Fielding on Night Court. The series ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, talky, tragicomedy ...
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 30 min.
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Story: The unfiltered internal monologues of a young man and a young woman are exposed as they begin a new relationship together.
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: teens
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Inside Schwartz is an American sitcom starring Breckin Meyer as the titular character. The show was produced by 20th Century Fox Television and National Broadcasting Company and first aired on NBC on Thursday Night at 8:30 EST.
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, feel good, light
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Are You There, Chelsea? (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Are You There, Chelsea? is an American sitcom created by Dottie Zicklin and Julie Ann Larson. It is based on Chelsea Handler's 2008 best-selling book Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea and aired from January 11 to March 28, 2012, on ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, funny
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, workplace, best friends, friends, roommate, strong female presence, singleness, alcohol abuse, twentysomething life, workplace humor, troublemaker, woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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What About Joan? (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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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: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, touching, witty ...
Plot: friendship, teacher, high school, lifestyle, workplace, workplace romance, love and romance, workplace situations, teachers and students, high school teacher, best friends, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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Kath & Kim (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Australia
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Story: Kath & Kim is an American version of the Australian television comedy series of the same name starring Selma Blair and Molly Shannon. The series premiered on NBC on October 9, 2008. The Australian version was created by its original stars, Jane ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: couple relations, family relations, couples, family problems, lifestyle, parent child relationship, dysfunctional family, parents and children, mother daughter relationship, marital problem, satire, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
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Gary Unmarried (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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