Movies and TV shows like The Big Bang Theory

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The Big Bang Theory
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, intellectual, clever, not serious, realistic, offbeat, semi serious
Plot: sitcom, science, neighbor, sarcasm, youth, friends, buddies, fan culture, friendship, nerd, computers and web, student, intelligence, college, friend, physicist, group of friends, verbal byplay, scientist, geek, social misfits, misfit, society, social relations, prodigy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, campus, pasadena california
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USA
22 min.
 8.5
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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, friendship, lifestyle, love and romance, mentor, dialogue and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Big Bang Theory: How I Met Your Mother (2005), Silicon Valley (2014), Two and a Half Men (2003), Friends (1994), Community (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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How I Met Your Mother
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, not serious, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sitcom, friendship, romance, bar, urban, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couple relations, looking for love, lovers, career, marriage, womanizer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 8.6
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Silicon Valley
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: cynical, humorous, entertaining, talky, clever ...
Plot: programmer, geek, sarcasm, workplace situations, nerd, ambition, workplace, businessman, ambitious, buddies, computers and web, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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System:   59%
    User:   69%
 
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Two and a Half Men
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, situational comedy, realistic, buddy comedy
Audience: date night
Plot: sitcom, womanizer, single parent, beach house, roommate, singleness, casual sex, ex spouse, slacker, friendship between men, parents and children, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa, malibu california
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System:   55%
    User:   86%
 
 8.9
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Friends
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: talky, humorous, witty, feel good, funny ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: sitcom, friendship, best friends, couple relations, group of friends, twentysomething life, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, everyday life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, buddies, city life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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Community
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: talky, not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, college life, college, student life, friendship, social relations, parody, hardcase students, lawyer, twentysomething life, disorder, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: colorado, usa, campus
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Saved by the Bell: The College Years
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, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: college, sitcom, buddies, teachers and students, adolescence vs adulthood, college life, coming of age, friendship, youth, friends, best friends, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, campus
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System:   30%
    User:   35%
 
 6.5
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The DUFF
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, funny, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenager, teenage life, high school life, teenagers, adolescence, stereotypes, youth, unlikely friendships, best friends, friends, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   26%
 
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Knocked Up
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: For fun loving party animal Ben Stone, the last thing he ever expected was for his one night stand to show up on his doorstep eight weeks later to tell him she's pregnant.
Style: humorous, funny, romantic, gross out humor, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: pregnancy, parenthood, opposites attract, couple relations, love and romance, responsibility, lifestyle change, character change, unplanned pregnancy, unwed pregnancy, one-night stand, casual sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, las vegas
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System:   29%
    User:   31%
 
The House Bunny
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: humorous, feel good, funny, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: sorority, friendship, college life, fish out of water, women, female friendship, social misfits, starting over, teaching the ways of the world, lifestyle change, rise to the top, personality change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, campus, new jersey
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    User:   30%
 
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'Til Death
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: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, feel good
Audience: girls' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, verbal byplay, sitcom, couple relations, love and romance, romance, suburbs, society, couples, friendship, friends, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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System:   29%
    User:   30%
 
 8.1
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That '70s Show
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, verbal byplay, drugs/alcohol, buddies, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, suburbs, eccentric family, suburban life, teenage life, americana ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: wisconsin, usa
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System:   28%
    User:   30%
 
The 40-Year-Old Virgin
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Andy Stitzer has a pleasant life with a nice apartment and a job stamping invoices at an electronics store. But at age 40, there's one thing Andy hasn't done, and it's really bothering his sex-obsessed male co-workers: Andy is still a ...
Style: humorous, sexual, not serious, funny, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, virginity, workplace, friendship, mentor, geek, male nudity, farce, buddies, sex, pornography, sexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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    User:   24%
 
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A high school slacker pretends to be sick to skip school and have an exciting day off alongside his girlfriend and his best buddy through Chicago, while trying to outwit his obsessive school principal and his unconformited sister along the way.
Style: clever, realistic, humorous, witty, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, high school, friendship, teacher, teenager, school, rebellion, high school life, adolescence, mentor, childhood, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, california, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   25%
 
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Cougar Town
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, not serious, sexual, realistic, sexy
Plot: looking for love, divorce, neighbor, parents and children, singleness, small town, small town life, family relations, wine, friendship, social relations, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
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System:   26%
    User:   100%
 
 6.4
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Mike & Molly
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, sentimental, realistic
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, physical appearance, love and romance, living with parents, goodhearted, self esteem, female teacher, mother in law daughter in law relationship, best friend, police officer, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
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System:   26%
    User:   83%
 
 5.8
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The To Do List
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Feeling pressured to become more sexually experienced before she goes to college, Brandy Klark makes a list of things to accomplish before hitting campus in the fall.
Style: sexual, humorous, sexy, witty, not serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: virginity, sex, sexuality, college, high school, drugs/alcohol, looking for sex, coming of age, friendship, teenager, adolescence, pornography ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s, year 1993
Place: usa, california
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 6.6
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iCarly
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: iCarly is an American teen sitcom that ran on Nickelodeon from September 8, 2007 until November 23, 2012. The series was created by Dan Schneider. It focuses on teenager Carly Shay, who creates her own web show called iCarly with her best friends ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: teenage life, computers and web, sitcom, teenage girl, siblings relations, internet video, friendship, teenager, show, best friends, high school, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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System:   25%
    User:   23%
 
 7.7
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Happy Endings
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, battle of the sexes, couple relations, breakup, couples, group of friends, friends, best friends, buddies, singleness, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
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System:   25%
    User:   24%
 
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Joey
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, not serious, sexy, realistic, touching
Plot: sitcom, fish out of water, womanizer, actor's life, hollywood, singleness, thirtysomething life, artists and showbiz, urban, misfit, disorder, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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System:   24%
    User:   24%
 
 6.8
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Yes Man
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Carl Allen has stumbled across a way to shake free of post-divorce blues and a dead-end job: embrace life and say yes to everything.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: lifestyle change, character change, love affair, optimism, romance, life, love and romance, destiny, life philosophy, stereotypes, friends, change of heart ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, nebraska
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Boys and Girls
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ryan and Jennifer are opposites who definitely do not attract. At least that's what they always believed. When they met as twelve-year-olds, they disliked one another. When they met again as teenagers, they loathed each other. But when they ...
Style: clever, talky, humorous, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, friendship, college, high school, unlikely couple, opposites attract, geek, college life, love and romance, happy ending, women, relationships ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, campus, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   19%
 
 7.7
 163K
New Girl
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, roommate, optimism, group of friends, young people, singleness, buddies, young woman, ex couple relations, couple relations, sitcom, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   23%
    User:   19%
 
Better Off Dead...
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lane Meyer is obsessed with his girlfriend Beth and is crushed when she falls for the new captain of the ski team, Roy. After several failed suicide attempts, narrow escapes from the relentless paper boy, and nearly unbearable dinners at home with ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, suicide attempt, high school, teenager, depression, teacher, skiing, young lovers, parody, adolescence, romance, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
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System:   23%
    User:   25%
 
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She's All That
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: High school hotshot Zach Siler is the envy of his peers. But his popularity declines sharply when his cheerleader girlfriend, Taylor, leaves him for sleazy reality-television star Brock Hudson. Desperate to revive his fading reputation, Siler agrees ...
Style: feel good, sweet, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: teenager, romance, cinderella story, popularity, high school life, character change, change of heart, friendship, transformation, stereotypes, teenage love, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
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System:   23%
    User:   25%
 
 6.2
 153K
Legally Blonde
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Elle Woods has it all. She's the president of her sorority, a Hawaiian Tropic girl, Miss June in her campus calendar, and, above all, a natural blonde. She dates the cutest fraternity boy on campus and wants nothing more than to be Mrs. Warner ...
Style: funny, feel good, sweet, light, humorous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: lawyer, stereotypes, fish out of water, law school, girl power, blonde, ambition, rivalry, feminism, self discovery, boss and employee, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, massachusetts, california
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System:   23%
    User:   24%
 
 7.2
 244K
Pitch Perfect
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: College student Beca knows she does not want to be part of a clique, but that's exactly where she finds herself after arriving at her new school. Thrust in among mean gals, nice gals and just plain weird gals, Beca finds that the only thing ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: college, music, competition, music band, audition, coming of age, contests and competitions, hip hop, stereotypes, dialogue, ambition, camp ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, california
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System:   23%
    User:   23%
 
 7.1
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Easy A
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Olive, an average high school student, sees her below-the-radar existence turn around overnight once she decides to use the school's gossip grapevine to advance her social standing. Now her classmates are turning against her and the school ...
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, teen drama, teen comedy
Plot: high school, notoriety, virginity, coming of age, adolescence, lie, teenage love, gossip and rumors, teenager, sexuality, friendship, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s
Place: california, usa, florida
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System:   23%
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Van Wilder 2: The Rise of Taj
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Taj Mahal Badalandabad leaves Coolidge College behind for the halls of Camford University in England, where he looks to continue his education, and teach an uptight student how to make the most out of her academic career.
Style: humorous, not serious, sexual, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, misfit, underdog, college life, stereotypes, culture clash, mentor, stupidity, student life, fish out of water, nerds, god ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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System:   23%
    User:   26%
 

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