Supportive friend movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant supportive friend movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, feel good, light, witty and semi serious films and TV shows about / with supportive friend, friendship, friends, love and romance, lifestyle, life philosophy, teenager, catastrophe, love and storytelling plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as supportive friend: Cougar Town (2009), The Mindy Project (2012), It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010), Elementary (2012), What's Your Number? (2011), Staged (2020), Sherlock (2010), Ernest & Celestine (2012), Turbo (2013), Alexa & Katie (2018).

List of supportive friend movies

 7.0
 44K
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: sitcom, sexy, light, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: neighbor, looking for love, supportive friend, middle aged, small town life, friendship, love and romance, wine, lifestyle, parents and children, family relations, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
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The Mindy Project (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Obstetrician/gynecologist Mindy Lahiri tries to balance her personal and professional life, surrounded by quirky co-workers in a small medical practice in New York City.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: workplace romance, stupidity, workplace situations, supportive friend, looking for love, singleness, career, thirtysomething life, flirting, social awkwardness, hospital, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A clinically depressed teenager gets a new start after he checks himself into an adult psychiatric ward.
Style: touching, funny, humorous, sentimental, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, mental illness, depression, friendship, psychiatric ward, adolescence, teenage love, teenage life, anxiety, mental institution, teenage boy, supportive friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 7.9
 111K
Elementary (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A modern-day drama about a crime-solving duo that cracks the NYPD's most impossible cases. Following his fall from grace in London and a stint in rehab, eccentric Sherlock escapes to Manhattan where his wealthy father forces him to live with ...
Style: witty, talky, suspenseful, serious, sad ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, investigation, talented, female partner, unconventional method, prodigy, riddles and clues, mastermind, partners, private detective, intelligence, resourceful ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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What's Your Number? (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ally Darling (Anna Faris) is realizing she's a little lost in life. Her latest romance has just fizzled out, and she's just been fired from her marketing job. Then she reads an eye-opening magazine article that warns that 96 percent of ...
Style: sexy, romantic, humorous, funny, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: womanizer, love and romance, true love, friendship, romance, supportive friend, wedding preparations and rituals, high school, looking for love, couples, destiny, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, new jersey, usa, massachusetts
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 8.5
 7K
Staged (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: David Tennant and Michael Sheen (playing themselves) were due to star in a production of 'Six Characters in Search of an Author' in the West End. The pandemic has put paid to that, but their director (Simon Evans) is determined not to let ...
Style: humorous, ironic, atmospheric, witty, light ...
Plot: supportive friend, quarantine, stage actor, friendship between men, movie actor, self involved, fame, unlikely friendships, rehearsal, actor's life, irony, cynic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2020s
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 9.1
 923K
Sherlock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
Story: A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.
Style: clever, witty, captivating, exciting, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sherlock holmes, investigation, mastermind, murder mystery, private detective, friendship, partners, british, riddles and clues, mind game, intelligence, talented ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: london, england, scotland yard, europe
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Ernest & Celestine (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Celestine is a little mouse trying to avoid a dental career; Ernest is a big bear craving an artistic outlet. When Celestine meets Ernest, they overcome their natural enmity by forging a life of crime together.
Style: touching, feel good, thought provoking, uplifting, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, prejudice, bear, mouse, goodhearted, anthropomorphic animal, animals, unlikely friendships, fantasy world, runaway, odd couple, supportive friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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 6.4
 99K
Turbo (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The tale of an ordinary garden snail who dreams of winning the Indy 500.
Style: exciting, humorous, inspirational, light, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, contests and competitions, family, friends, snail, follow your dream, animal life, race, ambition, escapades, supportive friend, ambitious ...
Place: indiana, usa, midwest
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Alexa & Katie (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Lifelong best friends Alexa and Katie are eagerly anticipating the start of their freshman year of high school. The pals confront a crisis that leaves them feeling like outsiders at a time when what seems to matter most is fitting in.
Style: uplifting, sincere, touching, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: supportive friend, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, best friends, friendship, girlfriend, family relations, friends, teenage life, teenage girl, school, lifestyle, illness ...
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 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, not serious, realistic, light ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: friends, roommate, supportive friend, seduction, looking for love, odd couple, shyness, wooing, teaching the ways of the world, lifestyle, loser, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit
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 6.3
 120K
Funny People (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Famous and wealthy funnyman George Simmons doesn't give much thought to how he treats people until a doctor delivers stunning health news, forcing George to reevaluate his priorities with a little help from aspiring stand-up comic Ira.
Style: funny, humorous, melancholic, tragicomedy, touching ...
Plot: comedian, loneliness, cancer, character study, redemption, midlife crisis, destiny, dark humor, sarcasm, life philosophy, old love, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, san francisco
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 7.0
 208K
I Love You, Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Peter Klaven is a successful real estate agent who, upon getting engaged to the woman of his dreams, Zooey, discovers, to his dismay and chagrin, that he has no male friend close enough to serve as his Best Man. Peter immediately sets out to rectify ...
Style: funny, feel good, light, romantic, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night
Plot: friendship between men, wedding, friendship, romance, mentor, life philosophy, best man, nerd, homosexual subtext, coworker, supportive friend, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, chicago illinois, malibu california ...
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Christopher Robin (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Working-class family man Christopher Robin encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life.
Style: fairy tale, sincere, touching, uplifting, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: winnie the pooh, disney, father daughter relationship, animals, bear, talking animals, childhood, magic realism, adulthood, family, supportive friend, anthropomorphism ...
Time: future, 2010s, 20th century
Place: england
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Traffic Light (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Traffic Light is an American comedy television series that ran on Fox from February 8, 2011 to May 31, 2011. It is based on the Israeli TV show Ramzor, and was adapted to an American audience by Bob Fisher. The series aired Tuesdays at 9:30 pm ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, up and down relationship, supportive friend, love and romance, couple relations, buddies, thirtysomething life, singleness, friendship between men, thirty something ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Winnie the Pooh (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 63 min.
Story: During an ordinary day in Hundred Acre Wood, Winnie the Pooh sets out to find some honey. Misinterpreting a note from Christopher Robin, Pooh convinces Tigger, Rabbit, Piglet, Owl, Kanga, Roo, and Eeyore that their young friend has been captured by ...
Style: humorous, witty, sweet, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: disney, friendship, talking animals, bear, adventure, love, winnie the pooh, escapades, goofy hero, goodhearted, tiger, pig ...
Place: england, london
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 7.3
 56K
Will & Grace (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, realistic, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, roommate, friendship, lawyer, dating, supportive friend, best friends, love and romance, best friend, gay friend, gay straight relations, lgbtq ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2010s ...
Place: new york, usa
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 7.4
 84K
Frances Ha (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Brazil
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An aspiring dancer moves to New York City and becomes caught up in a whirlwind of flighty fair-weather friends, diminishing fortunes and career setbacks.
Style: mumblecore, realistic, feel good, melancholic, sweet ...
Plot: friendship, female friendship, love, relationships, dancer, bittersweet, loneliness, coming of age, self discovery, life philosophy, existentialism, direction and purpose ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, paris france, new jersey, france ...
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Little White Lies (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Despite a traumatic event, a group of friends decide to go ahead with their annual beach vacation. Their relationships, convictions, sense of guilt and friendship are sorely tested. They are finally forced to own up to the little white lies ...
Style: semi serious, talky, emotional, humorous, thought provoking ...
Plot: gay, vacation, friendship, beach house, secret, repressed homosexual, unrequited love, group of friends, declaration of love, beach, accident, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
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Caught by a Wave (2021)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A summer fling born under the Sicilian sun quickly develops into a heartbreaking love story that forces a boy and girl to grow up too quickly.
Style: sentimental, captivating, romantic, sincere
Plot: relationships, supportive friend, romantic friendship, summer romance, love and romance, couple relations, romantic relationship, in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fighting illness, love affair, love story ...
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 7.1
 37K
Sex and Lucia (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Various lives converge on an isolated island, all connected by an author whose novel has become inextricably entwined with his own life.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, art house, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sex, sex scene, sexual relations, erotica, lust, porn, explicit sex, island, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong sexual content, waitress, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid, mediterranean sea, malta
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 7.2
 3K
Camp (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Off the grid and miles from civilization, Little Otter Family Camp has summer fun for everyone. Parents decompress over gin and tonics while their kids run wild, and teenage counselors fall in and out of love. Mackenzie Granger is the camp owner and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, teenage life, youth, friends, supportive friend, singer, social relations, popularity, father son relationship, summer vacation, unrequited love, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.0
 50K
Soul Surfer (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Soul Surfer is the inspiring true story of teen surfer Bethany Hamilton. Bethany lost her left arm in a shark attack and courageously overcame all odds to become a champion again, through her sheer determination and unwavering faith.Bethany ...
Style: christian film, touching, feel good, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, family outing, chick flick ...
Plot: surfing, christian, human spirit, shark, disability, sport, against the odds, teenager, shark attack, handicapped, surfer, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: hawaii, california, usa, thailand
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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: sitcom, realistic, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: chef, cooking and food, restaurant, comeback, food, coworker, lifestyle, one more chance, lifestyle change, workplace situations, hopes, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The World's Fastest Indian (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: New Zealand, Japan, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The life story of New Zealander Burt Munro, who spent years building a 1920 Indian motorcycle -- a bike which helped him set the land-speed world record at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats in 1967.
Style: inspirational, realistic, feel good, touching, factual ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: human spirit, motorcycle, adventure, against the odds, follow your dream, motorcycle race, car race, race, auto mechanic, goodhearted, ambition, philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1967, year 1914
Place: new zealand, california, los angeles, usa, nevada ...
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Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The new film's story is set in Okoya Forest, a Pokémon paradise protected by strict rules that forbid outsiders from setting foot inside. The film centers on Coco, a boy who was raised by Pokémon and also considers himself as one, treating ...
Style: witty, captivating, feel good, semi serious, atmospheric
Plot: pokemon, supportive friend, fight, fantasy world, teamwork, adventure, friendship, travel, battles, friends, super strength, ambition ...
Time: 2020s
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 7.5
 15K
Love Life (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: A romantic comedy anthology series which follows a different protagonist each season on the journey from first love to last love, with each half-hour episode chronicling one of their relationships.
Style: humorous, romantic, light, entertaining, sweet ...
Plot: romance, supportive friend, life, looking for love, love affair, friendship, romantic relationship, love story, ex couple relations, love and romance, coming of age, one night stand ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york
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The Princess and the Dragon (2018)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Russia
Duration: 75 min.
Story: On her 7th birthday, Princess Barbara discovers a magical book that transports her to Wonderland, an enchanted place filled with dragons and fantastic creatures.
Style: sweet, sincere, colourful, fairy tale, light
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, toddlers
Plot: fantasy life, fantasy world, friendship, supportive friend, king, kingdom, magical mirror, forest, little girl, advisor, book of magic, dragon ...
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The Best Years (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The story of four friends Giulio, Gemma, Paolo, Riccardo, told over forty years, from 1980 to today, from adolescence to adulthood. Their hopes, their disappointments, their successes and failures are the intertwining of a great story of friendship ...
Style: talky, sincere, realistic, emotional
Plot: breaking the fourth wall, friendship, supportive friend, lifestyle, group of friends, unfulfillment, rise and fall, love and romance, marital problem, declaration of love, couple relations, uptight character ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 2000s
Place: rome italy, italy, naples italy
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After the Ball (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After the Ball, a retail fairy tale set in the world of fashion. Kate's dream is to design for couturier houses. Although she is a bright new talent, Kate can't get a job. No one trusts the daughter of Lee Kassell, a retail guru who ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: fashion, cinderella story, hidden identity, cross dressing, female protagonist, fall in love, happy ending, love and romance, father daughter relationship, dream, good versus evil, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, montreal
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