Movies and TV shows like The Big Bang Theory

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The Big Bang Theory (2007)
 8.1
 724K
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, witty, intellectual, feel good, clever, semi serious, not serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: geek, friends, scientist, sarcasm, science, neighbor, intelligence, genius, nerd, friendship, social awkwardness, roommate, buddies, physics, weirdo, computers and web, prodigy, physicist, group of friends, friend, youth, student, college, 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, friendship, lifestyle, couples, love and romance, buddies and youth mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Big Bang Theory: Friends (1994), How I Met Your Mother (2005), Two and a Half Men (2003), Young Sheldon (2017), Cougar Town (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.9
 830K
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: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, everyday life, group of friends, love and romance, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, looking for love, friends, family relations, cafe, twentysomething life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, sitcom, witty, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, dating, singleness, friends, couple relations, bar, looking for love, group of friends, roommate, womanizer, buddies, career ...
Time: 21st century, 2030s, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, sex comedy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: beach house, womanizer, divorced divorcee, roommate, ex spouse, parents and children, singleness, lifestyle, friends, teenager, immature, overbearing parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, malibu california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.4
 35K
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: clever, witty, humorous, philosophical
Plot: genius, child prodigy, school, boy, prodigy, mathematician, kids and family, childhood, family, scientist, adolescence, parents and children ...
Time: year 1990, 90s, 1990s, year 1989
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 7.0
 41K
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: realistic, light, humorous, sexy, not serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: neighbor, wine, small town life, looking for love, middle aged, love and romance, divorce, friendship, lifestyle, parents and children, singleness, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.7
 90K
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, feel good, witty, sitcom, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female friendship, money raising, friendship, financial problem, ambitious, best friends, workplace situations, diner, friends, lifestyle change, everyday life, waiter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.5
 127K
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, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: programmer, geek, computers and web, businessman, computer genius, ambition, computer, workplace situations, ambitious, friends, computer system, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, friendship, rage, marital problem, friends, couples, couple relations, romance, society, newlyweds, relationship problems, verbal byplay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 8.1
 154K
That '70s Show (1998)
Genre: Comedy, 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, sentimental, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: friendship, family relations, group of friends, generation gap, couple relations, parents and children, americana, first love, drugs/alcohol, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, cannabis ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, feel good, light, captivating ...
Plot: buddies, lifestyle, workplace, photographer, couples, friendship, dating, magazine, love and romance, dumped, looking for sex, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 21K
Mad About You (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, witty, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: newlyweds, marriage, up and down relationship, family relations, love and romance, romance, youth, city life, oldies, verbal byplay, parents and children, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
 220K
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, not serious, sitcom, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college life, friends, friendship, lifestyle change, student life, hardcase students, social relations, odd, geek, uptight character, silly humor, crush ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
Sonny with a Chance (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: teenage life, youth, aspiring actor, best friends, artists and showbiz, friendship, friends, teenager, showbiz, tv show, family, new life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, not serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, roommate, basketball, twentysomething life, buddies, workplace, lifestyle, love and romance, indoor, up and down relationship, medical school, ordinary person ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, friendship, couple relations, love and romance, couples, marriage, wooing, dating, group of friends, friends, thirtysomething life, engaged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 8.5
 134K
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: computer genius, geek, office, misfit, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, nerd, lifestyle, teamwork, rivalry, verbal byplay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
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, humorous, realistic, sitcom
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: college, college life, friendship, looking for love, student life, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, lifestyle, best friends, teachers and students, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 6.0
 41K
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, light, situational comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: womanizer, hollywood, uncle nephew relationship, aspiring actor, singleness, family relations, actor's life, lifestyle, friendship, thirtysomething life, misfit, fish out of water ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, feel good ...
Plot: pregnancy, family life, friendship, couple relations, couples, family relations, friends, babies and infants, parents and children, youth, expectant father, pregnant woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, feel good, light, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, couple relations, engagement, marriage engagement, friends, everyday life, family relations, couples, love and romance, thirtysomething life, friendship, group of friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 1K
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, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: student, opposites attract, roommate, friends, college, university, neighbor, apartment, youth, student life, culture clash, college life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 478
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, humorous, witty ...
Plot: roommate, love and romance, college life, student life, college, youth, society, lifestyle, wooing, adolescence vs adulthood, campus, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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, humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, man child, couples, buddies, lifestyle, couple relations, friends, slacker, irresponsible, roommate, thirtysomething life, machismo ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 8.4
 471
Dorm Life (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, light
Audience: teens
Plot: college, friends, slacker, college life, campus, disorder, social relations, student life, buddies, youth, dormitory, prank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, melancholic ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: high school, loser, friendship, high school life, teenage love, popularity, physical appearance, teenage life, misfit, crush, jealousy, lust ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.9
 13K
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, witty, realistic, sitcom ...
Plot: radio, workplace, producer, boss and employee, radio show, friendship, power relations, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, office, boss, employer employee relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 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: humorous, not serious, realistic, sitcom, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, opposites attract, looking for love, love and romance, best friends, couples, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, couple relations, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
 2K
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, realistic, not serious, humorous, touching
Plot: college, social awkwardness, couples, campus, friends, college graduate, social relations, strong female presence, feminism, parents and children, college life, student life ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: feel good, humorous, realistic, sitcom, semi serious ...
Plot: chef, restaurant, cooking and food, coworker, cooking, comeback, cook, lifestyle, workplace situations, one more chance, lifestyle change, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, feel good, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, best friends, lifestyle, boyfriend, moving, society, rivalry, strong female presence, twentysomething life, friends, getting along, female friendship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%