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.
Story: Rude Awakening is a TV series created by Claudia Lonow, aired by Showtime on 55 22-min episodes for 3 seasons.
Style: humorous, touching, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, dark humor
Plot: support group, addiction, sitcom, alcoholics anonymous, friends, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, love and romance, alcohol abuse, artists and showbiz, couples, lifestyle, unfulfillment, recovering alcoholic, jewish, friendship, female nudity, male female relationship, actor, alcoholic, drug addict, bartender, drug addiction, bad girl ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
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 sitcom, friends, couples, family relations, parents and children, lifestyle and couple relations mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Rude Awakening: The Parkers (1999), Jesse (1998), Rita Rocks (2008), Freddie (2005), Kath & Kim (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Parkers (1999)
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, college graduate, student life, love and romance, parents and children, youth, society, feminism, social awkwardness, battle of the sexes, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s
Place: california, campus, usa
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95%
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Jesse (1998)
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: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: sitcom, bar, single mother, rivalry, supportive coworker, friends, family relations, couples, parents and children, love and romance, starting over, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
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87%
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Rita Rocks (2008)
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
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, unfulfillment, hopes, couple relations, couples, family relations, dull life, friends, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: michigan, usa, detroit
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84%
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Freddie (2005)
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, realistic, touching, semi serious
Plot: friends, eccentric family, buddies, lifestyle, best friends, family relations, family, restaurant, sitcom, chef, family life, cooking and food
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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76%
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Kath & Kim (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 26 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, sexual, touching, realistic
Plot: parents and children, life is a bitch, unsupportive spouse, love and romance, addiction, dysfunctional family, knight, everyday life, estrangement, alcohol abuse, lifestyle, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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71%
The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006)
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, couples, owner, friendship, slacker, parents separation, private vs public, singleness, parents and children, siblings relations, ex couple relations, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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64%
Life with Bonnie (2002)
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, media, family life, couples, ambition, family relations, tv show, parents and children, relationship vs career, artists and showbiz, family, irish american
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The John Larroquette Show (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: realistic, talky, offbeat, tragicomedy, dark humor ...
Plot: sitcom, recovering alcoholic, misfit, society, workplace, friendship, workplace situations, social misfits, friends, policewoman, workplace humor
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, missouri
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61%
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Exes & Ohs (2007)
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, witty, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lifestyle, gender, couples, sexual identity, looking for love, best friends, family relations, friends, friendship, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Dear John (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: offbeat, realistic, semi serious, humorous, based on british tv series
Plot: sitcom, support group, divorce, friends, remarry, down on your luck, love and romance, breakup, looking for love, couples, crumbling marriage
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Love & War (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Love & War is an American television sitcom, which aired on CBS from September 21, 1992 to February 1, 1995. Created by Diane English, the series originally starred Susan Dey as Wally Porter, a Chicago restaurateur, and Jay Thomas as Jack ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, bar, newspaper columnist, restaurant, couple relations, friendship, workplace, opposites attract, hopes, workplace situations, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Mama's Family (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic, based on sketch comedy
Plot: sitcom, dysfunctional family, family problems, couples, family relations, friends, adult virgin, parents and children, family life, teenage life, family, friendship between women ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
One Day at a Time (1975)
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, sexual
Plot: sitcom, starting over, teenage life, family life, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, single parent, best friends, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Really (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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.
Style: clever, sincere, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: racism, addiction, life is a bitch, suburban life, couple relations, drugs/alcohol, sitcom, friends, friendship, couples, suburbs, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois
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Guys with Kids (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Three 30-something dads try to hold on to their youth as they face the responsibilities of having kids. Thankfully, Gary, Chris and Nick have each other to help navigate the highs and lows of fatherhood - while still trying desperately to remain ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: sitcom, family relations, thirtysomething life, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, babies and infants, parents and children, grownups, couple relations, buddies, couples, adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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50%
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Whitney (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Whitney is an American sitcom that ran on NBC from September 22, 2011 to March 27, 2013. The series originally aired in the 9:30 pm /8:30 pm Thursday night timeslot. The show stars Whitney Cummings and is based on her real-life experience and her ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, couples, lifestyle, twentysomething life, love and romance, verbal byplay, couple relations, romance, actor, woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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46%
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Up All Night (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: An irreverent look at parenthood through the point of view of an acerbic working mother, along with her stay-at-home husband and opinionated parents.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light
Plot: parents and children, couples, couple relations, relationship vs career, sitcom, coping, child birth, family relations, friends, parenthood, husband wife relationship, babies and infants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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46%
Traffic Light (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Traffic Light is an American comedy television series that ran on Fox from February 8, 2011 to May 31, 2011. It is based on the Israeli TV show Ramzor, and was adapted to an American audience by Bob Fisher. The series aired Tuesdays at 9:30 pm ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: sitcom, couples, buddies, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, friendship, thirtysomething life, supportive friend, up and down relationship, couple relations, singleness, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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45%
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What About Joan? (2000)
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: realistic, touching, semi serious, witty, humorous
Plot: sitcom, friendship, high school teacher, high school, teacher, workplace situations, power relations, friends, thirtysomething life, best friends, workplace, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
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44%
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Norm (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Norm Show is an American television sitcom that ran from 1999 through 2001 on the ABC television network.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: sitcom, workplace, working the system, step siblings, power relations, friends, workplace situations, boss and employee, parole officer, social worker, hockey, ex athlete ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
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44%
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One on One (2001)
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, feel good, realistic, semi serious, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, family relations, disorder, single parent, coming of age, love and romance, singleness, mischievous children, basketball, high school life, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, baltimore
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43%
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Cosby (1996)
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: realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious, based on british tv series
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, elderly, aging, lifestyle, family, couple relations, parents and children, unemployment, family life, couples, retiring, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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43%
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Girlfriends (2000)
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, friendship, singleness, fall in love, couple relations, looking for sex, love and romance, romance, friends, up and down relationship, best friends, eligible bachelor ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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My Big Fat Greek Life (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: My Big Fat Greek Life is a sitcom series that ran on CBS in 2003. The series is a continuation on the 2002 movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding and was produced by HBO Television and Tom Hanks's Playtone Productions for Sony Pictures Television. In ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: sitcom, greek, family life, eccentric family, parents and children, immigrants, love and romance, unlikely couple, couple relations, couples, culture clash, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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42%
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Sensitive Skin (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Davina and her husband Al try to revamp their lives as they struggle with the uncertainties of middle age.
Style: dark humor, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: self discovery, midlife crisis, unfulfillment, couple relations, siblings relations, parents and children, sitcom, friends, family relations, couples
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
One Big Happy (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
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, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: gay parent, couple relations, sitcom, friends, family relations, pregnancy, gays and lesbians, parents and children, gender, eccentric family, family life, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.5
 7K
Dads (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Dads is an American sitcom which premiered on September 17, 2013 and airs Tuesdays at 8:00/7:00c on Fox. The series was created by Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild, and follows Warner and Eli, two successful video game developers whose lives are ...
Style: humorous, realistic, situational comedy, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, friends, family relations, thirtysomething life, life turned upside down, grownups, living with parents, politically correct, lifestyle, disorder, video game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.1
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Kath & Kim (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Australia
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: witty, humorous, not serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, parents and children, suburban life, jealous spouse, society, lifestyle, family relations, family problems, couples, dysfunctional family, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Barbershop (2005)
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: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, barbershop, state affairs, immigrants, workplace situations, drugs/alcohol, misfit, society, urban, family business, beauty salon, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Are You There, Chelsea? (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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: realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, bar, singleness, twentysomething life, troublemaker, best friends, workplace, friends, lifestyle, alcohol abuse, roommate, woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%