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What to Watch If You Love 'Gilmore Girls' 

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Updated April 17, 2020 258 votes 31 voters 33 items

List Rules Vote up the films and series you know other fans of Gilmore Girls will love. Please don’t vote if you haven’t seen Gilmore Girls.

Wondering what to watch after Gilmore Girls? If the quippy family drama series has you hungry for more shows about mother-daughter relationships, you're in luck! Since the public fascination with family dramas is not ceasing any time soon, there are loads of other movies and TV shows like Gilmore Girls ready for you to start bingeing

If you’re on the hunt for movies and TV shows similar to Gilmore Girls, This Is Us is a great TV series about family dynamics and personal relationships. Parenthood is another great show, with stories about inter-generational conflicts.

For fans of Gilmore Girls looking for good movie recommendations, Lady Bird is an Oscar-nominated film centered on the strained relationship between a high school senior and her overbearing mother. Other good movies and shows featured on this list include Friday Night Lights, Mom, and Little Women.

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This Is Us is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Gilmore Girls'
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If you're looking for a comedy series that isn't afraid to tackle difficult topics, this series from NBC is the perfect pick to pull at your heartstrings.

This Is Us (NBC, 2016) is an American television series created by Dan Fogelman. Follows a unique ensemble, as their paths cross and their life stories intertwine, from sharing the same birthday, to so much more than anyone would expect. ...more on Wikipedia

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This Netflix coming of age comedy series is the perfect pick for fans of Gilmore Girls.

Atypical (Netflix, 2017) is a coming-of-age dark comedy television series created and written by Robia Rashid. Sam (Keir Gilchrist), an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum, looks for a girlfriend, while his mom (Jennifer Jason Leigh) goes on her own life-changing path. ...more on Wikipedia

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Gentefied is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Gilmore Girls'
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Fans of Gilmore Girls will love this Netflix comedy series.

Gentefied (Netflix, 2020) is an American comedy drama television series created by Marvin Lemus and Linda Yvette Chávez. Three Mexican-American cousins (Joaquín Cosío, J.J. Soria, and Karrie Martin) struggle to maintain their grandfather's Boyle Heights taco shop while chasing the American Dream. ...more on Wikipedia

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Parenthood is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Gilmore Girls'
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This multi-generational drama series from NBC is a great choice if you're a fan of Gilmore Girls.

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