Movies and TV shows like The Big Bang Theory

If you like "The Big Bang Theory" you are looking for humorous, witty and feel good movies or TV shows about / with friends, neighbor, scientist, friendship, sitcom, social awkwardness and buddies themes of Comedy and Romance genre shot in USA.
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The Big Bang Theory (2007)
 8.2
 635K
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, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, not serious
Plot: friends, neighbor, scientist, friendship, sitcom, social awkwardness, buddies, intelligence, geek, science, nerd, prodigy, computers and web, group of friends, sarcasm, roommate, youth, student, college, genius, social misfits, fan culture, friend, best friend, physicist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
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, witty and not serious films and TV series with plots about sitcom, friends, lifestyle, friendship, love and romance, couples and buddies mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Big Bang Theory: How I Met Your Mother (2005), Cougar Town (2009), Friends (1994), Silicon Valley (2014), 'Til Death (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: humorous, feel good, witty, sexual, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, friendship, bar, singleness, sitcom, womanizer, urban, couple relations, lovers, party, dating, architect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 39K
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, light, entertaining, feel good, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: neighbor, looking for love, small town life, divorce, lifestyle, wine, parents and children, sitcom, dating, parenthood, hot and sexy, age difference ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.9
 653K
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, group of friends, family relations, love and romance, friends, everyday life, twentysomething life, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 8.5
 100K
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 ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 6.5
 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, witty, realistic, feel good
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, love and romance, 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%
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, roommate, beach house, womanizer, casual sex, single parent, singleness, ex spouse, parents and children, friends, divorce, uptight character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.5
 116K
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: geek, sitcom, office, boss and employee, misfit, nerd, computer, workplace situations, computers and web, computer genius, hi-tech, verbal byplay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 8.5
 172K
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, situational comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, student life, college life, social relations, friends, hardcase students, lifestyle change, odd, uptight character, college, joke, sarcasm ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: colorado, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
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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 ⇓
32%
 6.4
 21K
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, love and romance, living with parents, goodhearted, self esteem, best friend, sister sister relationship, female teacher, mother daughter relationship, police officer, mother in law daughter in law relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.2
 47K
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: realistic, stylized, humorous, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, friendship, gay, roommate, best friends, dating, urban, love and romance, singleness, looking for love, designer, supportive friend ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s ...
Place: new york, 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%
 6.0
 39K
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: sitcom, womanizer, 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%
 6.1
 5K
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: talky, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, coming out, friendship, store, best friends, gays and lesbians, urban, lgbt, looking for love, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, gender ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ 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: feel good, not serious, humorous, realistic, 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 ⇓
30%
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, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, misfit, radio show, job, macho man, roommate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, battle of the sexes, romance, dating, group of friends, introspection, bar, looking for love, urban, twentysomething life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.1
 138K
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, teen comedy
Plot: sitcom, friendship, nurse, marijuana, dating, first sex, verbal byplay, drugs/alcohol, buddies, retro, cannabis, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty
Plot: sitcom, college, best friends, buddies, social issues, racism, golden years, friendship, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, college life, student life ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.7
 169K
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, captivating ...
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 ⇓
28%
 8.0
 13K
Gavin & Stacey (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Gavin is an ordinary boy from Billericay, Essex. Stacey is an ordinary girl from Barry Island, South Wales. They’ve spoken on the phone every day at work for months but they’ve never actually met… until now.
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, clever, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, friendship, long distance relationship, sitcom, dating, family life, romance, urban, twentysomething life, love and romance, couples, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 18K
Mad About You (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Mad About You is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 23, 1992 to May 24, 1999. The show stars Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt as a newly married couple in New York City. Reiser played Paul Buchman, a documentary film maker. Hunt played ...
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, touching, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: sitcom, marriage, oldies, couple relations, verbal byplay, friendship, romance, newlywed, love and romance, youth, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.0
 16K
Undeclared (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: College freshman Steve Karp, his girlfriend and their fellow dorm-mates embark on one the greatest experiences of their lives...unfortunately for Steve, his lonely and recently divorced father is tagging along for the ride.
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining, light, realistic ...
Plot: college, looking for sex, sexual relations, university, coming of age, best friends, adolescence vs adulthood, college life, student life, youth, roommate, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 70s, 2000s
Place: california, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 4.3
 2K
Mulaney (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Set in New York, and based on the life and stand-up comedy of John Mulaney, this multi-camera laffer follows an aspiring comedian coming of age under the influence of his boss, his roommates and his neighbors.
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: friendship, sitcom, performer's life, coming of age, stand up comedian, neighbor, ladies man, roommate, short lived
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.8
 1K
Upstairs (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Joe, Matt, Sarah and Francine are four college students. The girls are roommates downstairs while the boys are roommates... Upstairs. This bunch could not be more different. You'll find out not only their choice of majors, but by their ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: sitcom, opposites attract, roommate, student, friends, apartment, pilot, university, college, neighbor, adolescence vs adulthood, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 84K
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: humorous, feel good, witty, not serious, motivational ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: financial problem, sitcom, female friendship, best friends, ambitious, workplace situations, money raising, supportive friend, friendship, waitress, working class, cupcake ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.4
 5K
My Boys (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: My Boys is an American television sitcom that debuted on November 28, 2006, on TBS. The show deals with a female sports columnist in Chicago, Illinois and the men in her life including her brother and her best friend. The show was canceled by TBS on ...
Style: witty, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, best friends, journalism, tomboy, looking for love, singleness, twentysomething life, media, buddies, love and romance, couples, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ 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, young adult, restaurant, singleness, twentysomething life, workplace situations, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: boston, usa, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.9
 12K
NewsRadio (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: NewsRadio is an American television situation comedy that aired on NBC from 1995 to 1999. The series was created by executive producer Paul Simms, and was filmed in front of a studio audience at CBS Studio Center and Sunset Gower Studios. The ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, offbeat
Plot: radio, workplace, sitcom, workplace situations, friends, power relations, boss and employee, friendship, radio show, workplace intrigue, weatherman, ratings ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, wisconsin, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Kitchen Confidential (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Kitchen Confidential is an American television sitcom that debuted on September 19, 2005, on the Fox network, based on Anthony Bourdain's New York Times bestselling book, Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly. Bradley ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: restaurant, chef, sitcom, cooking and food, kitchen, comeback, cook, starting over, hopes, workplace, friends, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%