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, witty, realistic, clever, not serious and semi serious films and TV shows about / with uptight character, friendship, dialogue, storytelling, family, friends, mentor, disorder, culture clash and runaway plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Family genres shot in USA, UK, Australia and other countries.
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uptight character movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as uptight character: Community (2009), Black Books (2000), Meet the Fockers (2004), Doc Martin (2004), Anger Management (2003), Matchstick Men (2003), Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012), Girls (2012), The Proposal (2009), Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009).

List of uptight character movies

 8.5
 227K
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, odd, sitcom, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college life, friends, friendship, lifestyle change, student life, social relations, hardcase students, geek, college, uptight character, silly humor, crush ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
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 8.5
 55K
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: surreal, witty, humorous, sitcom, not serious ...
Plot: bookstore, weirdo, best friends, workplace, misfit, farce, friends, irish, workplace problem, workplace situations, store, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
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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, not serious, entertaining, comic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: meet the parents, eccentric family, family relations, farce, nurse, parents and children, family disapproval, jewish, father in law son in law relationship, culture clash, uptight character, engaged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, chicago illinois
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 8.3
 13K
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, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: village life, doctors and patients, doctor, social relations, antisocial behavior, loner, alienation, teacher, estrangement, treatment, unhappy, uptight character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, realistic, not serious, neurotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rage, lawyer, therapist, anger, unconventional method, trial, doctors and patients, treatment, misfit partners, psychology, court, dysfunctional character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, boston, new jersey
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 7.3
 126K
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, weird, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: cons and scams, con artists, twists & turns, bank vault, con men, cheating, criminal, mental illness, crimes, crime, mentally unstable, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 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, not serious, feel good, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, circus, zebra, friendship, computer animation, animals, lion, getting home, penguins, zoo, hippopotamus, giraffe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madagascar, europe, atlantic ocean, africa, new york ...
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Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, UK
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, stylized, sweet, light, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens
Plot: talking animals, family, animal life, adventure, pirate, unlikely partners, friendship, getting home, computer animation, friends, partners, dimwit ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: north america
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 7.3
 66K
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, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: strong sexual content, female friendship, roommate, aspiring writer, friends, ambitious, best friends, actor, sexuality, everyday life, city life, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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 6.7
 302K
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: feel good, romantic, light, funny, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, love and romance, unlikely couple, boss and employee, workplace romance, happy ending, initially antagonists, fake marriage, love story, marriage of convenience, employer employee relationship, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, new york, canada, boston
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Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
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, touching, not serious, exciting, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, dinosaur, adventure, jungle, animal life, computer animation, rescue, birth, friendship, ice age, family, parenthood ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
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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, talky, stylized, cynical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: eccentric family, terminal illness, dysfunctional family, redemption, eccentricity, depression, reconciliation, divorce, nervous breakdown, ex couple relations, parents and children, family conflict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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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, witty, ridiculous, funny, not serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: comedy of errors, meet the parents, wedding, family gatherings, family disapproval, jewish, cia, marriage, nothing goes right, love and romance, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 6.9
 375K
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, humorous, entertaining, witty, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, talking animals, animals, lion, jungle, escape, journey, island, adventure, animal life, rescue, zebra ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madagascar, africa, antarctica, new york, manhattan new york city ...
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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, talking animals, birds, friendship, bird, nothing goes right, buddies, danger, plan gone awry, friends, disorder ...
Place: madagascar, usa, new york
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 8.1
 969K
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, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, adventure, talking animals, family, shark, underwater, journey, friends, father son relationship, courage, rescue, odd couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: pacific ocean, new south wales, australia, sydney australia
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 7.7
 9K
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, humorous, sentimental, surreal, feel good ...
Plot: lawyer, court, trial, courtroom drama, legal, lawyers and clients, uptight character, dedicated lawyer, family relations, self discovery, power relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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 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, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: student, opposites attract, roommate, friends, college, university, neighbor, youth, student life, culture clash, college life, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england
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 6.6
 165K
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, humorous, buddy movie, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: misfit partners, policewoman, fbi, special agents, friendship, police investigation, partners against crime, partners, women, sarcasm, police, drug lord ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: boston, 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, humorous, realistic, not serious, sentimental ...
Plot: therapist, anger management, anger, rage, therapy, sarcasm, unconventional method, doctors and patients, silly humor, disorder, frustration, psychiatrist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.1
 76K
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, talky, humorous, witty ...
Plot: radio, psychiatrist, living with parents, dog, father son relationship, radio show, doctor, verbal byplay, psychiatry, sibling relationship, uptight character, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 21st century, 1990s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, manchester england, washington state ...
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Malcolm in the Middle (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A gifted young teen tries to survive life with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family.
Style: humorous, witty, sitcom, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, prodigy, parents and children, teenage life, suburban life, youth, social satire, dark humor, dysfunctional family, teenager, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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 8.0
 255K
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: humorous, semi serious, sincere, realistic, philosophical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: comedian, neurosis, singer, divorce, tennis, romance, jewish, love and romance, love, couple relations, couples, uptight character ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1960s, 1940s, 60s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, beverly hills ...
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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, situational comedy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: beach house, womanizer, divorced divorcee, roommate, slacker, ex spouse, sarcasm, singleness, friends, lifestyle, parents and children, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, malibu california, usa
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 7.5
 20K
Go On (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Ryan King, a recent widower and sports talk radio host ready to get back to work after the loss of his wife. Ryan's alpha-male boss, Stephen, has a different plan in store for Ryan, making him attend grief counseling before returning to the ...
Style: semi serious, sitcom, realistic, tragicomedy, humorous
Plot: support group, loss, coping, grief, patient, life turned upside down, therapy, solace, widow widower, uptight character, therapist, dysfunctional character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.2
 244K
Rango (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Rango, a lost family pet, accidentally winds up in the gritty, gun-slinging town of Dirt, the less-than-courageous lizard suddenly finds he stands out. Welcomed as the last hope the town has been waiting for, new Sheriff Rango is forced to play ...
Style: witty, humorous, light, road movie, surreal ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: desert, adventure, identity crisis, sheriff, gunfight, friendship, chase, duel, heroic mission, save the day, disorder, outlaw ...
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas
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Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A behind-the-scenes look at a fictional sketch-comedy TV show.
Style: witty, realistic, semi serious, talky, humorous ...
Plot: tv show, workplace situations, showbiz, friendship, workplace problem, comedian, artists and showbiz, backstage, determination, renewed love, rivals, confrontation with superior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 8.3
 241K
Scrubs (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: In the unreal world of Sacred Heart Hospital, John "J.D" Dorian learns the ways of medicine, friendship and life.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, sincere, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, doctor, doctors and patients, mentor, workplace situations, hospital, workplace romance, love and romance, roommate, nurse, interracial relations, verbal byplay ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california
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 7.7
 182K
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, twists and turns, talky, witty, sincere ...
Plot: writers, twins, writer's block, obsession, satire, siblings relations, thief, weirdo, mentally unstable, filmmaking, lookalikes, talented ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida, new york, new orleans
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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, humorous, surreal, not serious, clever ...
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, disorder, siblings relations, irresponsible, bankruptcy, immature, rivals, silly humor, weirdo, adolescence, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
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