Movies and TV shows like The Big Bang Theory

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The Big Bang Theory (2007)
 8.2
 610K
The Big Bang Theory (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Big Bang Theory is centered on five characters living in Pasadena, California: roommates Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper; Penny, a waitress and aspiring actress who lives across the hall; and Leonard and Sheldon's equally geeky and socially awkward friends and co-workers, mechanical engineer Howard Wolowitz and astrophysicist Raj Koothrappali. The geekiness and intellect of the four guys is contrasted for comic effect with Penny's social skills and common sense.
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, clever, intellectual, not serious, realistic, offbeat, semi serious
Plot: friends, neighbor, scientist, friendship, sitcom, buddies, intelligence, group of friends, prodigy, computers and web, social awkwardness, nerd, science, geek, youth, student, college, fan culture, friend, physicist, sarcasm, misfit, sexual attraction, hi-tech, college life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, campus, pasadena california

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Most similar movies to The Big Bang Theory

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and feel good films and TV series with plots about friends, sitcom, friendship, lifestyle, love and romance, buddies and couples mostly in Comedy, Romance and Family genres. Some movies like The Big Bang Theory: How I Met Your Mother (2005), Cougar Town (2009), Friends (1994), Silicon Valley (2014), The IT Crowd (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
How I Met Your Mother (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: How I Met Your Mother is an American sitcom that originally aired on CBS from September 19, 2005, to March 31, 2014. The series follows the main character, Ted Mosby, and his group of friends in Manhattan. As a framing device, Ted, in the year 2030, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, sexual, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, friendship, bar, singleness, womanizer, urban, couple relations, sitcom, lovers, party, dating, architect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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100%
 7.0
 38K
Cougar Town (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Jules Cobb is a mom in her forties facing the often humorous challenges, pitfalls and rewards of life's next chapter. Along for the journey is her son, her ex-husband, her husband/neighbor and her friends who together make up her dysfunctional, ...
Style: humorous, sexual, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: small town life, looking for love, neighbor, lifestyle, divorce, wine, parents and children, sitcom, dating, career, parenthood, hot and sexy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.9
 613K
Friends (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The misadventures of a group of friends as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in Manhattan.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, not serious, talky ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, sitcom, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couple relations, family relations, love and romance, group of friends, everyday life, friends, twentysomething life, looking for love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 96K
Silicon Valley (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: In the high-tech gold rush of modern Silicon Valley, the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success. Partially inspired by Mike Judge’s own experiences as a Silicon Valley engineer in the late ‘80s, Silicon Valley ...
Style: humorous, cynical, clever, entertaining, talky ...
Plot: programmer, computers and web, inventions and discoveries, nerd, geek, workplace situations, ambition, workplace, businessman, ambitious, sarcasm, computer genius ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 8.5
 111K
The IT Crowd (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: UK Comedy series about two I.T. nerds and their clueless female manager, who work in the basement of a very successful company. When they are called on for help, they are never treated with any respect at all.
Style: witty, clever, not serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: boss and employee, misfit, geek, sitcom, office, workplace situations, computers and web, computer genius, hi-tech, computer, social misfits, verbal byplay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Two and a Half Men (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A hedonistic jingle writer's free-wheeling life comes to an abrupt halt when his brother and 10-year-old nephew move into his beach-front house.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, situational comedy, buddy comedy
Audience: date night
Plot: sitcom, beach house, roommate, womanizer, casual sex, single parent, singleness, ex spouse, parents and children, friends, divorce, uptight character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 6K
'Til Death (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: A comedy about the triumphs and tribulations of marriage and friendship from very different perspectives. It's about the funny – and sometimes annoying – things that happen between husbands, wives, parents, children, neighbors and friends ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, feel good
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, sitcom, friendship, marital problem, rage, battle of the sexes, verbal byplay, couple relations, relationship problems, romance, suburbs, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
 167K
Community (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Follow the lives of a group of students at what is possibly the world’s worst community college in the fictional locale of Greendale, Colorado.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, stylized, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: student life, sitcom, college life, social relations, friends, hardcase students, odd, lifestyle change, college, friendship, uptight character, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, campus, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Movie in collections
 7.9
 43K
Eureka (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The sleep Pacific Northwest town of Eureka is hiding a mysterious secret. The government has been relocating the world's geniuses and their families to this rustic town for years where innovation and chaos have lived hand in hand. U.S. Marshal ...
Style: futuristic, clever, humorous, light, twists and turns ...
Plot: scientist, save the day, experiment, secret place, hi-tech, sheriff, experiment gone awry, small town, prodigy, danger, top secret, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Saved by the Bell: The College Years (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Saved by the Bell: The College Years is a sequel to the Saved by the Bell series which ran from September 14, 1993 to February 8, 1994, lasting one season. It was the third incarnation of the franchise. It is also the only series of the franchise to ...
Style: not serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: college, sitcom, college life, friendship, buddies, teachers and students, young adult, adolescence vs adulthood, coming of age, youth, friends, best friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Odd Couple (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Oscar's life seems almost perfect...sure he's divorced and his apartment is a mess, but he's the host of a well-known sports show, and is enjoying his bachelor lifestyle in New York City. That is until his college friend, Felix, shows ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, odd couple, friendship, dating, friends, disorder, radio show, misfit, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, macho man, job, roommate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.7
 32K
Happy Endings (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Happy Endings is an American television sitcom that ran on ABC from April 13, 2011 to May 3, 2013. The show follows the dysfunctional adventures of six best friends living in Chicago.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, friendship, group of friends, battle of the sexes, couple relations, lgbt, sibling relationship, interracial couple, wife husband relationship, breakup, couples, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.7
 165K
New Girl (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Jessica Day is an offbeat and adorable girl in her late 20s who, after a bad breakup, moves in with three single guys. Goofy, positive, vulnerable and honest to a fault, Jess has faith in people, even when she shouldn't. Although she's ...
Style: feel good, humorous, talky, entertaining, light ...
Plot: friends, singleness, group of friends, roommate, buddies, couple relations, optimism, young people, sitcom, young woman, ex couple relations, apartment building ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 38K
Joey (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Joey is an American sitcom, a spin-off from Friends, which stars Matt LeBlanc reprising his role as Joey Tribbiani. It premiered on the NBC television network, on September 9, 2004, in the former time slot of its parent series, Thursday nights at ...
Style: humorous, realistic, situational comedy, light, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: womanizer, sitcom, aspiring actor, actor's life, fish out of water, singleness, hollywood, friendship, family relations, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, misfit ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.5
 809
100 Questions (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Story: 100 Questions is an American situation comedy series which premiered on NBC on May 27, 2010. In May 2009 the network announced that the show would debut midseason in March 2010 on Tuesday nights at 9:30 pm, after NBC's coverage of the 2010 ...
Style: not serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, buddies, romance, battle of the sexes, group of friends, dating, introspection, bar, looking for love, urban, twentysomething life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Wedding Ringer (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Doug Harris is a loveable but socially awkward groom-to-be with a problem: he has no best man. With less than two weeks to go until he marries the girl of his dreams, Doug is referred to Jimmy Callahan, owner and CEO of Best Man, Inc., a company ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, nothing goes right, friends, buddies, wedding, dishonesty, love and romance, disorder, best man, misfit, drugs/alcohol, male friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.1
 134K
That '70s Show (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Crank up the 8-track and flash back to a time when platform shoes and puka shells were all the rage in this hilarious retro-sitcom. For Eric, Kelso, Jackie, Hyde, Donna and Fez, a group of high school teens who spend most of their time hanging out ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: sitcom, first sex, friendship, marijuana, nurse, dating, verbal byplay, drugs/alcohol, buddies, retro, cannabis, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Perfect Couples (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Perfect Couples is an American comedy television series that was originally broadcast by NBC. The half-hour romantic comedy was co-created by Jon Pollack and Scott Silveri and produced by Universal Media Studios. A sneak preview of the series aired ...
Style: not serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, talky ...
Plot: buddies, battle of the sexes, couple relations, twentysomething life, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, friends, friendship, up and down relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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My Name Is Earl (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: When petty criminal Earl Hickey wins the lottery, he sets off on a quest to repair his questionable karma.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, witty
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sitcom, karma, going straight, buddies, redemption, goofy hero, ex couple relations, small town, good deed, partners, slacker, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The House Bunny (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Shelley is living a carefree life until a rival gets her tossed out of the Playboy Mansion. With nowhere to go, fate delivers her to the sorority girls from Zeta Alpha Zeta. Unless they can sign a new pledge class, the seven socially clueless women ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: college life, college, love and romance, friendship, sorority, friends, makeover, coming of age, fall in love, rivalry, youth, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: campus, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.4
 20K
Mike & Molly (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A comedy about a working class Chicago couple who find love at an Overeaters Anonymous meeting.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, physical appearance, love and romance, living with parents, goodhearted, self esteem, best friend, police officer, sister sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, mother in law daughter in law relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.7
 82K
2 Broke Girls (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Comedy about the unlikely friendship that develops between two very different young women who meet waitressing at a diner in trendy Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and form a bond over one day owning their own successful cupcake business. Only one thing ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, not serious, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, sitcom, workplace situations, money raising, supportive friend, financial problem, ambitious, female friendship, working class, friendship, restaurant, waitress ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 4K
Ellen (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Ellen is an American television sitcom that aired on the ABC network from March 29, 1994 to July 22, 1998, consisting of 109 episodes. The title role of Ellen Morgan, played by stand-up comedian Ellen DeGeneres, was a neurotic bookstore owner in her ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, coming out, friendship, store, best friends, urban, gays and lesbians, lgbt, looking for love, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, gender ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 6.5
 71K
The DUFF (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bianca's universe turns upside down when she learns that her high school refers to her as a ‘DUFF' (Designated Ugly Fat Friend). Hoping to erase that label, she enlists the help of a charming jock and her favorite teacher. Together ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, high school, high school life, youth, adolescence, best friends, friends, friendship, social relations, teenager, popularity, physical appearance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Sonny with a Chance (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Sonny with a Chance is an American children's sitcom which aired on Disney Channel, created by Steve Marmel, that follows the experiences of teenager Sonny Munroe, portrayed by Demi Lovato, who becomes the newest accepted cast member of her ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: teenage life, friendship, hollywood, artists and showbiz, youth, friends, best friends, media, sitcom, teenager, family, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 45K
Will & Grace (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Will Truman and Grace Adler are best friends living in New York, and when Grace's engagement falls apart, she moves in with Will. Together, along with their friends, they go through the trials of dating, sex, relationships and their careers, ...
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, gay, friendship, roommate, homosexual, best friends, urban, gays and lesbians, dating, lgbt, singleness, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
According to Jim (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: According to Jim is an American sitcom television series starring Jim Belushi in the title role as a suburban father of three children. It originally ran on ABC from October 1, 2001 to June 2, 2009.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, situational comedy
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, housewife, couple relations, parents and children, family, suburbs, family life, couples, family relations, buddies, siblings relations, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Different World (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A Different World is an American television sitcom which aired for six seasons on NBC. It is a spin-off series from The Cosby Show and originally centered on Denise Huxtable and the life of students at Hillman College, a fictional mixed but ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, witty
Plot: sitcom, college, best friends, buddies, racism, social issues, golden years, friendship, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, college life, student life ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.3
 8K
Undateable (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Whether it's due to a lack of style, the wrong job, or even just a bad haircut, everyone goes through a time in their lives when they're undateable. Most of us eventually grow out of it, but some people need a little more help than others. ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, feel good, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sitcom, bar, friends, dating, odd couple, roommate, supportive friend, looking for love, wooing, love and romance, shyness, seduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Two Guys and a Girl is an American sitcom created by Kenny Schwartz and Danny Jacobson. It ran on ABC from March 10, 1998, to May 16, 2001. Eighty-one episodes were aired over four seasons. The series stars Ryan Reynolds, Traylor Howard and Richard ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, friendship, basketball, roommate, buddies, looking for love, restaurant, young adult, singleness, twentysomething life, workplace situations, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: boston, usa, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%