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: sitcom, humorous, touching, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, dark humor
Plot: support group, addiction, 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, sex, jewish, friendship, female nudity, male female relationship, actor, alcoholic, drug addict, bartender, drug addiction, flirting ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
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, lifestyle, love and romance and friendship mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Rude Awakening: Kath & Kim (2002), The Parkers (1999), All of Us (2003), Jesse (1998), Freddie (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, touching, realistic, sexual
Plot: everyday life, lifestyle, dysfunctional family, family relations, parents and children, drug abuse, addiction, life is a bitch, estrangement, knight, alcohol abuse, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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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: sitcom, not serious, touching, realistic, humorous
Plot: college, campus, feminism, youth, college graduate, college life, society, lifestyle, college dropout, love and romance, strong female presence, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: california, usa
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85%
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All of Us (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: divorce, reporter, family life, buddies, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, friends, couples, family
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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80%
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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: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Plot: bar, single mother, best friends, family business, career change, rivalry, strong female presence, love triangle, single parent, love and romance, starting over, workplace ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, new york
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79%
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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: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, sitcom
Plot: eccentric family, friends, family relations, lifestyle, best friends, buddies, restaurant, family, chef, cooking and food, family life
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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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: sitcom, realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, parents separation, ex couple relations, friendship, lifestyle, singleness, couples, owner, single parent, parents and children, thirtysomething life, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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68%
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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: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, light, touching ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: follow your dream, friendship, hopes, midlife crisis, music band, artists and showbiz, rock band, female protagonist, couple relations, dull life, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
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67%
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Eve (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, humorous, semi serious, touching, sexy ...
Plot: group of friends, couples, love and romance, clothing store, male female relationship, dating, hip hop culture, hip hop, fashion, rapper, sexual humor, friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: ambition, relationship vs career, parents and children, family relations, tv show, family life, couples, media, artists and showbiz, family, talk show, irish american
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
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63%
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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: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, couples, couple relations, love and romance, romance, verbal byplay, twentysomething life, strong female presence, actor, woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, tragicomedy ...
Plot: recovering alcoholic, workplace, friendship, social misfits, workplace situations, friends, society, misfit, policewoman, workplace humor
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: semi serious, touching, realistic, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, romance, love and romance, artists and showbiz, couples, gender, looking for love, sexual identity, best friends, ex couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Crumbs (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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 ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: dysfunctional family, family business, parents and children, family relations, family problems, hometown, restaurant, loss of son, mother son relationship, mental illness, loss of sibling, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Manhattan Love Story (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The unfiltered internal monologues of a young man and a young woman are exposed as they begin a new relationship together.
Style: humorous, sitcom, witty, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: battle of the sexes, couple relations, love and romance, looking for love, couples, dating, society, family relations, rivalry, friendship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: sitcom, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: bar, newspaper columnist, restaurant, couples, columnist, starting over, opposites attract, workplace, friendship, introspection, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: sitcom, realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: starting over, family life, teenage life, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, thirtysomething life, family business, best friends, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: couples, family relations, couple relations, family problems, lifestyle, dysfunctional family, parents and children, parent child relationship, marital problem, mother daughter relationship, jealous spouse, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: sitcom, touching, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: friendship, teacher, high school, lifestyle, love and romance, workplace romance, workplace situations, workplace, teachers and students, high school teacher, best friends, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
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49%
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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: sitcom, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, adult virgin, strong female presence, friends, family relations, parents and children, couples, family life, teenage life, family problems, family, grandmother grandson relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Half & Half (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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 ...
Style: sitcom, touching, not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: battle of the sexes, looking for love, lifestyle, love and romance, culture clash, family relations, couples, singleness, initially antagonists, sister sister relationship, strong female presence, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: sitcom, realistic, sexual, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, addiction, life is a bitch, suburbs, society, racism, friends, drugs/alcohol, couples, thirtysomething life, couple relations, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
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48%
The Mind of the Married Man (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Mind of the Married Man is a television series that ran on the HBO network for two seasons consisting of twenty episodes between September 2001 and November 2002. The story attempts to focus on the challenges of modern-day married life from a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sitcom, sexual ...
Plot: battle of the sexes, up and down relationship, fall in love, introspection, lifestyle, midlife crisis, coping, friendship, couples, sexual relations, gender, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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48%
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: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: family relations, grownups, thirtysomething life, babies and infants, couples, buddies, parents and children, couple relations, friends, adulthood, manhood, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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47%
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Gary Unmarried (2008)
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: sitcom, realistic, humorous, witty, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: dating, divorced parents, breakup, family problems, starting over, couples, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, ex couple relations, overbearing parent, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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45%
Significant Mother (2015)
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, sitcom, realistic, feel good
Plot: friendship, older woman younger man relationship, couple relations, disorder, life turned upside down, parents and children, unlikely couple, family relations, roommate, father son relationship, friendship between men, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
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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: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: parole officer, social worker, crime and punishment, friendship, hockey, workplace, ex athlete, workplace situations, boss and employee, step siblings, friends, working the system ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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43%
 5.5
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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: sitcom, humorous, realistic, situational comedy, captivating ...
Plot: parents and children, friends, grownups, thirtysomething life, life turned upside down, family relations, living with parents, lifestyle, politically correct, disorder, video game, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, best friends, workplace, bar, strong female presence, singleness, twentysomething life, friends, troublemaker, alcohol abuse, roommate, woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: sitcom, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parents and children, family relations, disorder, single parent, coming of age, singleness, high school, basketball, best friends, high school life, mischievous children, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: support group, divorce, breakup, love and romance, friends, remarry, looking for love, couples, down on your luck, crumbling marriage
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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41%