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What to Watch If You Love 'Modern Family' 

Updated November 22, 2019 133 votes 21 voters 45 items

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

Modern Family is a family comedy that garnered the love and affection of hordes of fans, 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 Modern Family and we’ve compiled the best ones right here for you right here!

TV shows similar to Modern Family often feature multi-generational miscommunications and hilarious hijinks. If you’re looking for more funny family interactions, Fresh Off the Boat is sure to fill the void. These two shows are equal parts heart and humor. And if you think there aren’t also some good movies like Modern Family, then think again, because we’ve found quite a few that are sure to tickle the fancies of even the hardest-to-please fans. For instance, take Crazy, Stupid, Love. This movie is basically Modern Family if it were focused on the relationships of each couple, and is a great choice for any romantic comedy fan.

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

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Friends is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Modern Family'
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Parks and Recreation is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Modern Family'
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