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, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, touching, dark humor
Plot: addiction, sitcom, alcoholics anonymous, support group, parents and children, recovering alcoholic, alcohol abuse, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, lifestyle, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, friends, jewish, friendship, female nudity, male female relationship, actor, alcoholic, drug addict, bartender, drug addiction, dysfunctional family ...
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 sitcom, friends, couples, family relations, parents and children, lifestyle and friendship mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Rude Awakening: The Parkers (1999), Jesse (1998), Rita Rocks (2008), Kath & Kim (2002), The John Larroquette Show (1993). 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, friendship, parents and children, black family, parent child relationship, college life, student life, love and romance, couples, family relations, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: california, usa, campus
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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, single parent, couples, family relations, best friends, starting over, love triangle, parents and children, family business, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
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89%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: sitcom, best friends, music band, motherhood, friendship, unfulfillment, family relations, friends, follow your dream, couple relations, parents and children, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
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84%
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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: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic, touching
Plot: parents and children, suburbs, siblings relations, addiction, alcohol abuse, adolescence vs adulthood, suburban life, estrangement, life is a bitch, love and romance, couples, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, single parent, friendship, single mother, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, best friends, singleness, thirtysomething life, couples, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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66%
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: semi serious, dark humor, clever, humorous, talky ...
Plot: sitcom, recovering alcoholic, workplace situations, workplace, social misfits, friendship, misfit, society, friends, policewoman, workplace humor
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, relationship vs career, tv show, family, family relations, parents and children, family life, ambition, artists and showbiz, media, couples, irish american
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
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64%
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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, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: sitcom, buddies, eccentric family, family, restaurant, family relations, friends, best friends, family life, cooking and food, lifestyle, chef
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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56%
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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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, based on sketch comedy
Plot: sitcom, dysfunctional family, family life, family, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, couples, family problems, friends, adult virgin, grandparent grandchild relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, semi serious, sexual, realistic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, gays and lesbians, couple relations, romance, friend, looking for love, artists and showbiz, gender, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, boss and employee, friendship, workplace situations, workplace, friends, power relations, parole officer, hockey, working the system, social worker, crime and punishment ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: sitcom, loss of son, parents and children, eccentric family, restaurant, gay, hometown, family relations, gays and lesbians, dysfunctional family, family business, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Brotherly Love (1995)
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: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, touching ...
Plot: sitcom, mechanic, siblings relations, family business, death of father, sibling relationship, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, step siblings, inheritance, car ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: couple relations, drugs/alcohol, sitcom, friendship, marriage, suburban life, suburbs, thirtysomething life, friends, couples, addiction, racism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa
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50%
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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, buddies, adolescence vs adulthood, fatherhood, man child, babies and infants, couple relations, parents and children, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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48%
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: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, touching
Plot: sitcom, single mother, best friends, suburbs, single parent, feminism, parents and children, siblings relations, singleness, adolescence vs adulthood, family business, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: sitcom, newspaper columnist, restaurant, bar, starting over, workplace situations, dating, hopes, workplace, opposites attract, introspection, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
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46%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, witty
Plot: sitcom, friendship, high school, high school teacher, teacher, best friends, teachers and students, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, workplace, friends, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
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45%
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Whitney (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, verbal byplay, twentysomething life, actor, romance, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, woman
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, sportscaster, single parent, high school, coming of age, black family, single father, sport, parents and children, high school life, teenage life, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, buddies, unlikely couple, roommate, cougar, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, friends, single parent, friendship, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa
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44%
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Bent (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Bent is an American romantic comedy television series that ran on NBC from March 21 to April 4, 2012. The series was created by Tad Quill and stars Amanda Peet as a recently divorced lawyer and David Walton as the irresponsible general contractor ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: opposites attract, family relations, romance, bachelor, sitcom, single mother, womanizer, single parent, starting over, parents and children, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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43%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, based on british tv series
Plot: sitcom, support group, divorce, looking for love, love and romance, couples, friends, crumbling marriage, down on your luck, breakup, remarry
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: gay parent, family life, sitcom, best friends, lesbian, best friend, gays and lesbians, eccentric family, gender, family relations, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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41%
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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: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, dysfunctional family, parent child relationship, couples, family problems, family relations, couple relations, suburban life, society, jealous spouse, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, witty
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: sitcom, divorced parents, dating, verbal byplay, starting over, couple relations, divorced couple, divorce, breakup, parents and children, hopes, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: bar, sitcom, twentysomething life, lifestyle, roommate, friends, best friends, singleness, alcohol abuse, workplace, troublemaker, woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching
Plot: sitcom, barbershop, drugs/alcohol, family business, workplace situations, hairdresser, workplace, friends, urban, social relations, buddies, immigrants ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, based on british tv series
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, elderly, aging, couple relations, black family, retirement, family, family life, unemployment, couples, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, urban, best friends, female friendship, black woman, love and romance, romance, friends, couple relations, fall in love, friendship, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%