Movies and TV shows like The Big Bang Theory

If you like "The Big Bang Theory" you are looking for sitcom, humorous and clever movies or TV shows about / with friends, genius, scientist, geek, sarcasm, nerd and roommate themes of Comedy and Romance genre shot in USA.
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The Big Bang Theory (2007)
 8.2
 781K
The Big Bang Theory (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, clever, witty, feel good, intellectual, not serious, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: friends, genius, scientist, geek, sarcasm, nerd, roommate, friendship, intelligence, science, social awkwardness, neighbor, group of friends, buddies, physics, weirdo, prodigy, physicist, friend, youth, student, college, computers and web, computer genius, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa, 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, sitcom and not serious films and TV series with plots about friends, lifestyle, friendship, couples, love and romance, buddies and dating mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Big Bang Theory: Friends (1994), Young Sheldon (2017), How I Met Your Mother (2005), Two and a Half Men (2003), Cougar Town (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Friends (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The misadventures of a group of friends as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in Manhattan.
Style: feel good, humorous, sitcom, witty, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, teens
Plot: friendship, everyday life, best friends, group of friends, looking for love, love and romance, couple relations, friends, family relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, cafe, female friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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69%
 7.5
 53K
Young Sheldon (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The early life of child genius Sheldon Cooper, later seen in The Big Bang Theory.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, philosophical
Plot: genius, child prodigy, family, prodigy, school, childhood, boy, parents and children, mathematician, adolescence, kids and family, scientist ...
Time: year 1990, 90s, year 1989
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
How I Met Your Mother (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, light, sexy, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, roommate, friends, looking for love, dating, group of friends, singleness, couples, couple relations, womanizer, career, lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2030s, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Two and a Half Men (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: beach house, teenager, womanizer, friends, roommate, slacker, parents and children, lifestyle, silly humor, family life, eccentric family, young kid ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, malibu california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 7.0
 43K
Cougar Town (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sexy, realistic, light, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: neighbor, small town life, looking for love, middle aged, supportive friend, wine, friendship, lifestyle, love and romance, divorce, parents and children, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 8.5
 143K
Silicon Valley (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
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: clever, cynical, realistic, witty, not serious ...
Plot: programmer, geek, computers and web, computer genius, businessman, ambition, computer, workplace situations, computer system, nerd, ambitious, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
 96K
2 Broke Girls (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: not serious, witty, feel good, sitcom, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female friendship, money raising, friendship, ambitious, financial problem, best friends, workplace situations, diner, lifestyle change, friends, everyday life, waiter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 8.1
 165K
That '70s Show (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: friendship, family relations, teenage love, group of friends, couple relations, parents and children, generation gap, adolescence vs adulthood, americana, first love, cannabis, suburbs ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: friendship, roommate, basketball, twentysomething life, looking for love, workplace situations, singleness, architect, ordinary person, friends, medical school, up and down relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 6K
'Til Death (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, not serious, witty, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, friendship, rage, marital problem, friends, couples, couple relations, romance, society, newlyweds, relationship problems, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.1
 8K
Men at Work (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Men at Work is an American comedy series that airs on TBS. The series was created by Breckin Meyer and stars Danny Masterson, Michael Cassidy, Adam Busch, James Lesure and Meredith Hagner. The series premiered on May 24, 2012 at 10 pm. TBS second ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: buddies, workplace, lifestyle, couples, photographer, friendship, dating, magazine, love and romance, dumped, journal, manhood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.5
 147K
The IT Crowd (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, witty, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: office, geek, nerd, computer genius, workplace situations, workplace, boss and employee, misfit, lifestyle, teamwork, career, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.5
 251K
Community (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, sitcom, not serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college life, geek, friends, student life, social relations, hardcase students, college, friendship, lifestyle change, uptight character, immature, crush ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
Rules of Engagement (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Rules of Engagement is a comedy about the different phases of male/female relationships, as seen through the eyes of a newly engaged couple, Adam and Jennifer, a long-time married pair, Jeff and Audrey, and a single guy on the prowl, Russell. As ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dating, lifestyle, friendship, couple relations, romance, love and romance, marriage, couples, wooing, group of friends, engaged, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 43K
Joey (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, realistic, sexy, light ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: womanizer, hollywood, uncle nephew relationship, aspiring actor, lifestyle, actor's life, friendship, singleness, family relations, misfit, fish out of water, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.3
 9K
Undateable (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friends, dating, roommate, supportive friend, odd couple, looking for love, seduction, shyness, lifestyle, love and romance, nothing goes right, loser ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Saved by the Bell: The College Years (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, sitcom ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, friendship, college life, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for love, student life, lifestyle, love and romance, teachers and students, best friends, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
Notes from the Underbelly (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Notes from the Underbelly is an American sitcom that debuted on ABC as a midseason replacement. The series is based upon the novel of the same name by Risa Green, and is produced by Eric and Kim Tannenbaum for Warner Bros. Television. The title is a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, couple relations, family life, friends, family relations, couples, youth, parents and children, babies and infants, pregnant woman, expectant father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 6.3
 3K
Marry Me (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Six years ago, Annie and Jake bonded over their mutual love of nachos and they've been inseparable ever since. Now, after returning from a romantic two-week island vacation, Jake’s all set to pop the question. Before he can ask, though, Annie ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, couple relations, engagement, friends, family relations, everyday life, thirtysomething life, love and romance, couples, group of friends, friendship, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
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Roommates (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Roommates is an American television sitcom developed by ABC Family and Acme Productions that premiered on March 23, 2009. On April 29, 2009, it was announced that Roommates would not return for a second season.
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: roommate, love and romance, society, lifestyle, youth, college life, college, student life, farce, job seeking, campus, wooing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 3K
Man Up! (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Three modern men try to get in touch with their inner tough guys and redefine what it means to be a 'real man.'
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, man child, couples, buddies, friends, lifestyle, couple relations, slacker, irresponsible, roommate, thirtysomething life, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.1
 2K
Upstairs (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: roommate, opposites attract, friends, student, university, college, neighbor, youth, student life, disorder, best friends, college life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Hard Times of RJ Berger (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Hard Times of RJ Berger was an American television comedy series created by David Katzenberg and Seth Grahame-Smith for MTV. The show's central character is RJ Berger an unpopular sophomore at the fictional Pinkerton High School in Ohio who ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, loser, friendship, popularity, teenage love, high school life, lust, self esteem, social relations, shyness, social awkwardness, mishap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 6.8
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The Parkers (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
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, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: college, love and romance, society, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, youth, strong female presence, college graduate, couples, supportive parent, social relations, campus ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.5
 4K
Mad Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mad Love is an American television series that aired on CBS from February 14 to May 16, 2011. The sitcom was planned as a mid-season replacement during the 2010–11 television season. On May 15, 2011, Mad Love was officially cancelled by CBS.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sitcom, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, romance, friendship, love and romance, opposites attract, lifestyle, couple relations, thirtysomething life, twentysomething life, couples, singleness, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.0
 15K
NewsRadio (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, sitcom ...
Plot: radio, workplace, producer, friendship, boss and employee, power relations, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, office, rebelliousness, employer employee relationship, reporter ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 9.1
 501
Dorm Life (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, slacker, friends, college life, lifestyle, youth, buddies, social relations, disorder, campus, student life, dormitory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Best Friends Forever (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Best Friends Forever is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from April 4, to June 1, 2012. The series aired during the 2011–2012 NBC primetime season as a mid-season replacement and was created by real-life best friends Lennon ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, best friends, lifestyle, boyfriend, society, moving, rivalry, strong female presence, friends, twentysomething life, female friendship, getting along
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Kitchen Confidential (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: realistic, feel good, humorous, sitcom, semi serious ...
Plot: chef, cooking and food, restaurant, coworker, comeback, lifestyle, workplace situations, lifestyle change, one more chance, hopes, workplace, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.5
 1K
Coupling (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Coupling is a 2003 American remake of the British television sitcom of the same title, which aired on NBC.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexy, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: sexual relations, love triangle, romance, looking for love, infidelity, fall in love, thirtysomething life, friends, dishonesty, love and romance, lifestyle, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%