Movies and TV shows like The Boondocks

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The Boondocks (2005)
 8.4
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The Boondocks (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, South Korea, Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Boondocks is an American adult animated sitcom on Cartoon Network's late night programming block, Adult Swim. The series premiered on November 6, 2005 and was created by Aaron McGruder, based upon McGruder's comic strip of the same name. The show begins with an African-American family, the Freemans, having moved from the South Side of Chicago, Illinois to the fictional, peaceful and mostly white suburb of Woodcrest. The perspective offered by this mixture of cultures, lifestyles, socioeconomic classes, stereotypes, and races provides for much of the comedy and conflict in this series. There have been a total of 45 episodes over the course of the shows first three seasons. The two part season two finale "The Hunger Strike" and "The Uncle Ruckus Reality Show" was never aired on American television as Adult Swim feared legal actions against them from BET. Both episodes were aired on Teletoon and were released on DVD in the United States. The season three episodes "Pause" and "The Story of Jimmy Rebel" have been pulled from general episode rotation following the television debuts and no longer appear in reruns. A fourth season containing twenty episodes has been announced to air in January 2014.
Style: humorous, semi serious, adult animation, clever, biting, suspense, realistic, witty, controversial, intellectual
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop culture, family relations, african american, interracial relations, fish out of water, racism, culture clash, youth, racial slur, society, hypocrisy, street kid, blacks and whites, leaving home, social satire, brother brother relationship, ethnic humor, topical humor, satire, suburbs, grandfather grandson relationship, adult humor, hip hop, alternate reality, young kid ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, chicago illinois

Most similar movies to The Boondocks

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, realistic and adult animation films and TV series with plots about family relations, society, satire, youth, disorder, parents and children and friends mostly in Animation, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Boondocks: Family Guy (1999), Total Drama Island (2007), Black Dynamite (2011), Bordertown (2016), King of the Hill (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Family Guy (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Sick, twisted, politically incorrect and Freakin' Sweet animated series featuring the adventures of the dysfunctional Griffin family. Bumbling Peter and long-suffering Lois have three kids. Stewie (a brilliant but sadistic baby bent on killing ...
Style: cynical, humorous, exciting, witty, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dark humor, social satire, small town, family relations, parents and children, eccentric family, dog, satire, family life, siblings relations, goofy hero, adolescence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2020s ...
Place: rhode island, usa
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75%
Total Drama Island (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA, France
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Total Drama Island is a Canadian animated television series which premiered in Canada on Teletoon on July 8, 2007 and on June 5, 2008 in the U.S. on Cartoon Network. This is the first season of the Total Drama series and has 27 episodes, each 22 ...
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, parody, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: young people, contests and competitions, rivalry, summer camp, competition, youth, best friends, survival, reward, isolation, reality tv, reality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Black Dynamite (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Black Dynamite is an American animated television series based on the 2009 film of the same name, although the series follows a separate continuity, with some back-references to the film. The series was announced shortly after the release of the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, humorous, not serious, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: organized crime, vengeance, crimes, fighting crime, hotshot hero, tough heroes, society, martial arts, machismo, loss of sibling, ex law enforcer, african american ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
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67%
 5.4
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Bordertown (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: The comedy, which takes place in a fictitious desert town near the U.S.-Mexico border, centers on the intertwining daily lives of neighbors Bud Buckwald and Ernesto Gonzales. Bud, a married father of three, is a Border Patrol agent who feels ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family life, society, parents and children, couples, couple relations, silly humor, immigrants, family relations, immigration, dysfunctional family, u.s. mexico border, journey
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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King of the Hill (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Set in Texas, this animated series follows the life of propane salesman Hank Hill, who lives with his overly confident substitute Spanish teacher wife Peggy, wannabe comedian son Bobby, and naive niece Luanne. Hank has conservative views about God, ...
Style: sitcom, adult animation, offbeat, witty, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, small town, ordinary person, suburban life, suburbs, salesman, friends, social relations, loser, patriotism, guest, overbearing parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Simpsons (1989)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Set in Springfield, the average American town, the show focuses on the antics and everyday adventures of the Simpson family; Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie, as well as a virtual cast of thousands. Since the beginning, the series has been a pop ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, parody, odd ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: dark humor, siblings relations, family relations, social satire, parents and children, eccentric family, small town, satire, mischievous children, goofy hero, society, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 20th century, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: usa
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33%
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Moral Orel (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Moral Orel is an American stop-motion animated television show, which originally aired a sneak peek on Adult Swim on December 13, 2005, before it officially aired on January 23, 2006 to December 18, 2008. It has been described as "Davey and ...
Style: parody, humorous, cynical, witty, suspense ...
Plot: christianity, jewish, belief, mischievous children, clergy, dark humor, hypocrisy, religions or cults, society, youth, god or devil, reverend ...
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48%
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Hetalia (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 5 min.
TV show
Story: An anime in which personified countries show history in a humorous fashion.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: allies, state affairs, culture clash, society, international relations, political satire, friendship, world war one, satire, loser, world war two, nazism ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Mad (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 12 min.
TV show
Story: Mad is an American animated sketch comedy series created by Kevin Shinick and produced by Warner Bros. Animation. Based upon the magazine of the same name, each episode is a collection of short animated parodies of television shows, movies, games, ...
Style: parody, humorous, captivating, satirical, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: showbiz, imaginary, artists and showbiz, disorder, tv show, satire, pop culture, society, media, silly humor, media satire, warner bros ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Tom Goes to the Mayor (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Animation
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Tom Goes to the Mayor is an American animated television series created by Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim for Cartoon Network's late night programming block, Adult Swim. It premiered on November 14, 2004 and ended on September 25, 2006, with a ...
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: mayor, follow your dream, fish out of water, nothing goes right, odd couple, comedy team, stupidity, absurd humor, small town life, small town, satire, society ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
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Duncanville (2020)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The series centers on the life of Duncan, a spectacularly average 15-year-old boy, his family and friends. Poehler will provide the voice of Duncan and his high-strung mom, Annie, who is constantly trying to prevent her son from ruining his life.
Style: humorous, weird, adult animation, witty, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: mother son relationship, social satire, coming of age, siblings relations, family relations, dark humor, brother sister relationship, couple relations, parents and children, family, high school, husband wife relationship ...
Place: usa
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42%
 6.6
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The PJs (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The PJs is an American stop-motion animated television series, created by Eddie Murphy, Larry Wilmore, and Steve Tompkins. It portrayed life in an urban public housing project, modeled after the Brewster-Douglass housing projects in Detroit that ...
Style: sitcom, clever, humorous, semi serious, adult animation ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: social relations, exploit, friends, exploitation, society, eccentric family, couple relations, urban ghetto life, african american, drugs, stand up comedian, prejudice ...
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42%
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Chozen (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: An animated comedy about its title character, "Chozen," a gay white rapper fresh out of prison. Armed with a new message, Chozen is on a quest for redemption and to claim his rightful position as the world's top rap artist. His music ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: redemption, hip hop culture, hip hop, politically correct, ambition, musician's life, society, release from prison, white rapper, hopes, gays and lesbians, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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41%
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Home Movies (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Home Movies is an American animated television sitcom that was originally broadcast from April 26, 1999 to April 4, 2004. Brendon Small is the creator, head writer and lead musician of Home Movies. Jon Benjamin, Melissa Bardin Galsky and Janine ...
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, offbeat, adult animation
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, coach, filmmaking, family relations, divorce, director, football, actor, actress, videotaping, friends, childhood ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.9
 694
Crash Canyon (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Crash Canyon is a Canadian animated series. It tells the story of the community living at the bottom of a canyon. The Wendell family is looking for an original holiday by caravan but their trip ends sooner than expected at the bottom of a canyon in ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, captivating, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, culture clash, eccentric family, parents and children, silly humor, disorder, stranded, motor home, canyon, getting along, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
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Immigrants (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 78 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: adult animation, suspense, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: immigrants, friendship, working class, social decay, friends, disorder, partners, love and romance, society, misfit, hollywood, racism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.6
 7K
GTO (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: About Eikichi Onizuka, a 22-year-old ex-gangster member and a virgin. He has one ambition that no one ever expected from him. His solely life purpose is to become the greatest high school teacher ever.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, street kid, undisciplined, changing lives, virginity, adult virgin, power relations, bad attitude, rebelliousness, teenage life, workplace situations, fish out of water ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 107
Game Over (2004)
Genre: Action, Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Game Over is an American computer-animated television series created by David Sacks, produced by Carsey-Werner Productions, and broadcast on UPN in 2004. It was canceled due to low ratings. Game Over focused on what happens to video game characters ...
Style: not serious, feel good, stylized, humorous, sitcom ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: family life, teenage life, save the day, young heroes, mischievous children, eccentric family, society, danger, youth, rivalry, martial arts, hip hop culture ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Lil' Bush: Resident of the United States (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Lil' Bush is a satirical, politically themed animated television series which premiered on June 13, 2007 on Comedy Central. The series features childlike, caricatures of members of the George W. Bush administration, and other American and ...
Style: witty, not serious, parody, suspense, humorous ...
Plot: society, state affairs, leadership, mischievous children, friends, administration, satire, school, youth, politics, social misfits, adult as child ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Fugget About It (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Fugget About It is a Canadian adult animated sitcom created by Nicholas Tabarrok and Willem Wennekers for Teletoon's Teletoon at Night block. The show is rated 18A for sexuality, violence, and swearing. The show was created from the Pilot ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fish out of water, snitch, starting over, crimes, gangsters, society, parents and children, family relations, dark humor, cop witness relations, small town, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Bob and Margaret (1993)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, USA, Philippines
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bob and Margaret is a Canadian/UK animated television series that was also shown in the United States and all over the world. The series was produced by Nelvana, a Toronto animation studio, and created by Canadian David Fine and Brit Alison Snowden. ...
Style: humorous, clever, witty, sitcom, talky ...
Plot: dentist, culture clash, unfulfillment, satire, couples, dull life, family relations, society, couple relations, midlife crisis, family life, childless couple ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: england, canada, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.1
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Bob's Burgers (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Bob's Burgers follows a third-generation restaurateur, Bob, as he runs Bob's Burgers with the help of his wife and their three kids. Bob and his quirky family have big ideas about burgers, but fall short on service and sophistication. ...
Style: witty, not serious, sitcom, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: restaurant, family relations, chef, siblings relations, family business, sibling relationship, teenage daughter, restaurant owner, eccentric family, parents and children, parenthood, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.0
 19K
Drawn Together (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Drawn Together is an American adult animated sitcom, which ran on Comedy Central from October 27, 2004 to November 14, 2007. The series was created by Dave Jeser and Matt Silverstein, and uses a sitcom format with a TV reality show setting. Like ...
Style: parody, surreal, not serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, misfit, nothing goes right, buddies, sexual activity, satire, superhero, party, princess, misfit partners, reality, reality tv ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Familiar of Zero (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: When Saito, an ordinary teen living in Japan, is suddenly whisked away to the magical kingdom of Halkeginia, he becomes the familiar servant of Louise, a young girl enrolled in an academy for aristocrat magicians.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Plot: adventure, social differences, society, youth, destiny, escapades, teenage life, danger, fish out of water, disorder, master and servant, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Baby Blues (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Baby Blues is an animated television series based on the Baby Blues comic strip. The first eight episodes of Baby Blues originally aired in the United States on The WB from July 28, 2000 until August 24, 2000, before the series cancellation. Five ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: family relations, baby, parents and children, couples, relationship vs career, husband wife relationship, parenthood, neighbor, social relations, workplace, couple relations, workplace situations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Aishiteruze Baby (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Aishiteruze Baby is a shōjo romance manga by Yoko Maki. It was serialized by Shueisha in Ribon from April 2002 and January 2005 and collected in seven bound volumes. It was adapted as a 26-episode anime television series produced by TMS ...
Style: stylized, touching, humorous, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, opposites attract, teenage love, social relations, eccentric family, youth, love and romance, family life, family relations, teenage life, coming of age, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Bluer Than Indigo (2002)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Kaoru Hanabishi is a college student with a mysterious and painful past, involving his wealthy family whom he walked out on years ago. He encounters a young girl, newly arrived from the countryside, and takes her in to assist her in adjusting to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Plot: love and romance, romance, youth, college, college life, family relations, couples, sexual content, haunted by the past, true love, love, surrealism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat (1974)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Fritz, now married and with a son, is desperate to escape from the domestic hell he now finds himself in. Lighting up a joint, he begins to dream about his eight other lives, hoping to find one that will provide a pleasant distraction.
Style: adult animation, disturbing, humorous, satirical, surreal ...
Plot: racism, satire, surrealism, hell, interracial relations, cat, society, friendship, animal life, buddies, misfit, friends ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.9
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The Critic (1994)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 522 min.
TV show
Story: The Critic is an American prime time animated series revolving around the life of New York film critic Jay Sherman, voiced by actor Jon Lovitz. It was created by writing partners Al Jean and Mike Reiss, who had previously worked as writers and ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, clever, witty ...
Plot: satire, misfit, single parent, silly humor, disorder, family relations, loser, network, mogul, workplace situations, showbiz, physical appearance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 1K
TripTank (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: TripTank is Comedy Central’s newest animated experience, executive produced by ShadowMachine’s Alex Bulkley and Corey Campodonico. The weekly, eight-episode half-hour series, showcases a wide range of fast-paced, hard-hitting animated comedy ...
Style: humorous, not serious, unusual plot structure, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: silly humor, satire, disorder, dark humor, multiple storylines, adventure, computer animation
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%