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What To Watch If You Love 'Malcolm In The Middle'

Updated July 13, 2020 823 votes 36 voters 1.2k views75 items

List RulesVote up the films and television series that you know other fans of 'Malcolm in the Middle' will love.

Malcolm in the Middle is a sitcom that garnered the love and affection of hordes of fans thanks to its hilarious depiction of a dysfunctional working class family, but if you’ve finished watching the series, there’s no need for despair. There are plenty of movies and TV shows to watch if you like Malcolm in the Middle and we’ve compiled the best ones for you right here!

TV shows similar to Malcolm in the Middle often feature funny episodes about growing up. If you’re looking for more heartwarming humor, The Goldbergs is sure to fill the void. Set in the '80s, the sitcom focuses on a family headed by an overbearing mother and a gruff father. And if you think there aren’t also some good movies like Malcolm in the Middle, then think again, because we’ve found quite a few that are sure to tickle the fancies of even the hardest-to-please fans. Take The Ref, for instance. This movie is basically Malcolm in the Middle if it were set during the holidays, and is a great choice for any comedy fan.

But you don’t have to take our word for it - some of Malcolm in the Middle’s biggest fans have chimed in and cast their votes for the best movies and TV shows like Malcolm in the Middle, and once you’ve watched, you can cast your votes too!

So what are your favorite movies and TV series like Malcolm in the Middle? Vote your favorite programs up to the top of the list.

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  • The Goldbergs (ABC, 2013) is an American television sitcom created by Adam F. Goldberg. Adam (Sean Giambrone), a geeky 11-year-old, uses a video camera to document his crazy family throughout the 1980s.... more on Wikipedia
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  • The Conners is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What To Watch If You Love 'Malcolm In The Middle'
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    The Conners (ABC, 2018) is an American television sitcom created by Matt Williams, and a spinoff continuation of Roseanne. After the death of Roseanne Conner, the Conner family is forced to face the daily struggles of life in their home in the fictional mid-state exurb of Lanford, Illinois, in a way they never have before.... more on Wikipedia
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  • Black-ish is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What To Watch If You Love 'Malcolm In The Middle'
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    Black-ish (ABC, 2014) is an American sitcom created by Kenya Barris. A family man (Anthony Anderson) struggles to gain a sense of cultural identity while raising his kids in a predominantly white, upper-middle-class neighborhood.... more on Wikipedia
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  • One Day at a Time is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What To Watch If You Love 'Malcolm In The Middle'
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    One Day at a Time (Netflix) is a 2017 sitcom loosely based on the 1975 Norman Lear series of the same name. Penelope Alvarez (Justina Machado) is a newly-single Army Nursing Corps veteran raising her two children with the support of her colorful Cuban mother, Lydia (Rita Moreno). She works a regular shift as a nurse for Dr. Leslie Berkowitz (Stephen Tobolowsky) while dealing with unresolved issues from her time in the Army and her estranged husband, Victor Alvarez (James Martinez).... more on Wikipedia
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