Uptight character movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant uptight character movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, realistic, witty, funny, clever and not serious films and TV shows about / with uptight character, friendship, dialogue, sarcasm, disorder, love, storytelling, runaway, culture clash and friends plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Italy and other countries.
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uptight character movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as uptight character: The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), Black Books (2000), Community (2009), The Penguins of Madagascar (2008), Eli Stone (2008), Hotel Babylon (2006), Doc Martin (2004), Anger Management (2003), Matchstick Men (2003), Meet the Fockers (2004).

List of uptight character movies

The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Royal Tenenbaum and his wife Etheline had three children and then they separated. All three children are extraordinary --- all geniuses. Virtually all memory of the brilliance of the young Tenenbaums was subsequently erased by two decades of ...
Style: humorous, witty, funny, talky, cynical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, eccentricity, eccentric family, incest, depression, divorce, dark humor, terminal illness, parents and children, siblings relations, uptight character, forbidden love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 8.5
 58K
Black Books (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Black Books centres around the foul tempered and wildly eccentric bookshop owner Bernard Black. Bernard’s devotion to the twin pleasures of drunkenness and wilful antagonism deepens and enriches both his life and that of Manny, his assistant. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, surreal, witty, not serious ...
Plot: bookstore, weirdo, workplace, best friends, irish, friends, misfit, farce, workplace problem, uptight character, workplace situations, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
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 8.5
 257K
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: sitcom, witty, not serious, funny, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college life, friendship, friends, hardcase students, lifestyle change, student life, social relations, geek, college, immature, uptight character, joke ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
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The Penguins of Madagascar (2008)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: The Penguins of Madagascar is an American CGI animated television series airing on Nickelodeon. It stars nine characters from the DreamWorks Animation animated film Madagascar: The penguins Skipper, Kowalski, Private, and Rico; the lemurs King ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, light
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, animal life, penguins, anthropomorphism, friendship, bird, nothing goes right, buddies, escapades, disorder, plan gone awry, friends ...
Place: madagascar, usa, new york
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 7.7
 10K
Eli Stone (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Eli Stone is an American legal comedy-drama TV series, named for its title character. The series follows Stone, a San Francisco lawyer who begins to have hallucinations, which leads him to two possible conclusions: a potentially fatal brain ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, surreal, feel good ...
Plot: lawyer, legal, court, lawyers and clients, courtroom drama, power relations, uptight character, dedicated lawyer, self discovery, family relations, siblings relations, a vision ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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Hotel Babylon (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hotel Babylon is a British television drama series based on the book of the same name by Imogen Edwards-Jones, that aired from 19 January 2006 to 14 August 2009, produced by independent production company Carnival Films for BBC One. The show ...
Style: witty, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: hotel, concierge, workplace romance, guest, hotel manager, vacation, sexual tension, boss, ambitious, workplace, manager, lifestyle ...
Time: future, contemporary
Place: europe, london
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 8.4
 16K
Doc Martin (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Doc Martin is a British television comedy drama series starring Martin Clunes in the title role. It was created by Dominic Minghella after the character of Dr. Martin Bamford in the 2000 comedy film Saving Grace. The show is set in the fictional ...
Style: sincere, clever, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: village life, doctor, doctors and patients, social relations, antisocial behavior, opposites attract, teacher, alienation, boss, workplace, misfit, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, cornwall
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Anger Management (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a small misunderstanding aboard an airplane escalates out of control, timid businessman Dave Buznik is ordered by the court to undergo anger management therapy at the hands of specialist Dr. Buddy Rydell. But when Buddy steps up his aggressive ...
Style: humorous, twists and turns, funny, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: psychology, therapist, anger, psychiatrist, lawyer, rage, unconventional method, doctors and patients, bullying, family, life philosophy, therapy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, brooklyn new york city, boston ...
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 7.3
 131K
Matchstick Men (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A phobic con artist and his protege are on the verge of pulling off a lucrative swindle when the con artist's teenage daughter arrives unexpectedly.
Style: twists and turns, psychological, suspense, twist ending, feel good ...
Plot: con artists, cons and scams, heist, mental illness, con men, criminal, crimes, slick, father daughter relationship, obsession, police investigation, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Meet the Fockers (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Hard-to-crack ex-CIA man, Jack Byrnes and his wife, Dina head for the warmer climes of Florida to meet son-in-law-to-be, Greg Focker's parents. Unlike their happily matched offspring, the future in-laws find themselves in a situation of ...
Style: funny, humorous, ridiculous, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, family outing
Plot: family relations, meet the parents, eccentric family, parents and children, dysfunctional family, father in law son in law relationship, wedding, family, farce, jewish, family bonds, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, chicago illinois
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 8.0
 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, student, university, college, neighbor, friends, youth, student life, disorder, best friends, college life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england
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 6.6
 172K
The Heat (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Uptight and straight-laced, FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn is a methodical investigator with a reputation for excellence--and hyper-arrogance. Shannon Mullins, one of Boston P.D.'s "finest," is foul-mouthed and has a very short fuse, ...
Style: buddy comedy, buddy movie, humorous, funny, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: women, policewoman, fbi, misfit partners, friendship, police investigation, partners against crime, sarcasm, special agents, partners, police, drug lord ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, new york
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Anger Management (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Charlie is a non-traditional therapist specializing in anger management. He has a successful private practice and he performs pro bono counseling for an inmate group at a state prison. Prior to his career as a therapist, he was a major league ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic ...
Plot: therapist, sarcasm, anger management, therapy, sexual humor, rage, anger, silly humor, disorder, frustration, unconventional method, psychiatrist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Animal pals Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria are still trying to make it back to New York's Central Park Zoo. They are forced to take a detour to Europe to find the penguins and chimps who broke the bank at a Monte Carlo casino. When French ...
Style: humorous, sweet, entertaining, funny, witty ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, teens
Plot: circus, talking animals, lion, penguins, animals, zebra, family, getting home, friendship, unlikely friendships, giraffe, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madagascar, london, new york, africa, monte carlo ...
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Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world.
Style: humorous, witty, sweet, twists and turns, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, family, friendship, animals, adventure, pirate, animal life, natural disaster, unlikely partners, parents and children, getting home, iceberg ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: north america
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 7.3
 71K
Girls (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: The assorted humiliations, disasters and rare triumphs of four very different twenty-something girls: Hannah, an aspiring writer; Marnie, an art gallery assistant and cousins Jessa and Shoshanna.
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, erotic, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: roommate, ambitious, sex, friends, best friends, female friendship, strong sexual content, city life, flirting, aspiring writer, actor, everyday life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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 6.7
 325K
The Proposal (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When she learns she's in danger of losing her visa status and being deported, overbearing book editor Margaret Tate forces her put-upon assistant, Andrew Paxton, to marry her.
Style: romantic, feel good, light, funny, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: love story, happy ending, initially antagonists, opposites attract, relationships, love and romance, unlikely couple, workplace romance, fake marriage, boss and employee, pretend relationship, marriage of convenience ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, new york, canada, usa, boston
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Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Times are changing for Manny the moody mammoth, Sid the motor mouthed sloth and Diego the crafty saber-toothed tiger. Life heats up for our heroes when they meet some new and none-too-friendly neighbors – the mighty dinosaurs.
Style: humorous, funny, exciting, sweet, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers, pre-teens ...
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, talking animals, jungle, ice age, friendship, family, parenthood, animal life, animals, loneliness, beautiful scenery ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
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 8.2
 83K
Frasier (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: After many years spent at the “Cheers” bar, Frasier moves back home to Seattle to work as a radio psychiatrist after his policeman father gets shot in the hip on duty.
Style: sitcom, not serious, witty, humorous, talky ...
Plot: father son relationship, radio, psychiatrist, doctor, living with parents, sibling rivalry, psychiatry, sibling relationship, verbal byplay, uptight character, love and romance, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: seattle, usa, washington state, manchester
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 7.4
 180K
High Fidelity (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When record store owner Rob Gordon gets dumped by his girlfriend, Laura, because he hasn't changed since they met, he revisits his top five breakups of all time in an attempt to figure out what went wrong. As Rob seeks out his former lovers to ...
Style: realistic, feel good, funny, melancholic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: music, romance, musician, breakup, musician's life, self discovery, rock, rock and roll, character study, life philosophy, sexuality, love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, london
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Meet the Parents (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Greg Focker is ready to marry his girlfriend, Pam, but before he pops the question, he must win over her formidable father, humorless former CIA agent Jack Byrnes, at the wedding of Pam's sister. As Greg bends over backward to make a good ...
Style: humorous, ridiculous, funny, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: wedding, meet the parents, family gatherings, parents and children, family disapproval, marriage, comedy of errors, jewish, dysfunctional family, sarcasm, parenthood, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 8.0
 264K
Annie Hall (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the city of New York, comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall.
Style: philosophical, humorous, funny, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: neurosis, love, jewish, romance, breaking the fourth wall, relationships, comedian, love story, friendship, loneliness, culture clash, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, los angeles, brooklyn new york city, california, usa ...
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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: teens, date night
Plot: beach house, teenager, friends, slacker, womanizer, roommate, lifestyle, parents and children, sibling relationship, odd couple, single parent, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, malibu california, usa
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 6.9
 399K
Madagascar (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Alex the lion is the king of the urban jungle, the main attraction at New York's Central Park Zoo. He and his best friends -- Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo -- have spent their whole lives in blissful captivity before ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, humorous, funny, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, preschoolers
Plot: animals, friendship, talking animals, jungle, adventure, island, unlikely friendships, lion, escape, penguins, animal life, journey ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, madagascar, antarctica, new york, manhattan new york city ...
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 6.8
 290K
Bridesmaids (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Annie’s life is a mess. But when she finds out her lifetime best friend is engaged, she simply must serve as Lillian’s maid of honor. Though lovelorn and broke, Annie bluffs her way through the expensive and bizarre rituals. With one chance to ...
Style: funny, romantic, feel good, humorous, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, boys' night
Plot: wedding, best friend, rivalry, friends, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, female friendship, wedding preparations and rituals, bridesmaid, friendship, single woman, jealousy, slumber party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, wisconsin, milwaukee wisconsin, chicago illinois, paris france
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Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A behind-the-scenes look at a fictional sketch-comedy TV show.
Style: realistic, witty, talky, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: tv show, workplace problem, comedian, artists and showbiz, showbiz, workplace situations, friendship, friends, director, teamwork, renewed love, old friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
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 7.7
 192K
Adaptation. (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A love-lorn script writer grows increasingly desperate in his quest to adapt the book 'The Orchid Thief'.
Style: mind bending, philosophical, twists and turns, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: writers, twins, loneliness, obsession, satire, filmmaking, thief, loser, writer's block, siblings relations, mentally unstable, imagination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, new orleans, usa, new york
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 8.9
 308K
Seinfeld (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Seinfeld is an American television sitcom that originally aired on NBC from July 5, 1989, to May 14, 1998. It lasted nine seasons, and is now in syndication. It was created by Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld, the latter starring as a fictionalized ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, neurotic, buddy comedy, talky ...
Plot: dating, everyday life, comedian, friendship, neighbor neighbor relationship, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, human relationship, antisocial behavior, lifestyle, disorder, uptight character ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, new york yankees, manhattan new york city, usa
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Arrested Development (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a wealthy family that lost everything, and the one son who had no choice but to keep them all together.
Style: witty, sitcom, humorous, surreal, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, disorder, siblings relations, father son relationship, satire, family relations, weirdo, silly humor, irresponsible, rivals, bankruptcy, immature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
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 8.2
 1.0M
Finding Nemo (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nemo, an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken from his Great Barrier Reef home to a dentist's office aquarium. It's up to his worrisome father Marlin and a friendly but forgetful fish Dory to bring Nemo home -- meeting ...
Style: feel good, sweet, sentimental, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: friendship, adventure, shark, animals, family, memory loss, courage, father son relationship, talking animals, friends, ocean, rescue ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new south wales, pacific ocean, sydney australia, australia
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