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California Dreams (1992)
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California Dreams (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: California Dreams is an American teen-oriented sitcom that aired from 1992 to 1996 on Saturday mornings during NBC's Teen NBC programming block. It was created by writers Brett Dewey and Ronald B. Solomon and executive produced by Peter Engel, all known for their work on Saved by the Bell.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, situational comedy
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: basketball, high school life, teenage life, teenage love, youth, rock, friends, childhood sweetheart, music band, love and romance, high school hunk, lifestyle, buddies, rock band, teenager, friendship, restaurant, beach, female singer, singing, teenage girl, guitarist, singer, kissing, teenage boy ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa

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Most similar movies to California Dreams

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, sitcom and semi serious films and TV series with plots about youth, teenage life, friends, teenager, high school, family relations and friendship mostly in Comedy, Family and Music genres. Some movies like California Dreams: Happy Days (1974), Saved by the Bell (1989), Moesha (1996), Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (1992), Clueless (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Saved by the Bell: The New Class (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Saved by the Bell: The New Class is a spin-off of the Saved by the Bell series which ran from September 11, 1993 to January 8, 2000. The series lasted for seven seasons on NBC as a part of the network's TNBC Saturday morning line-up. It was the ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: high school, prom, hardcase students, private detective, misfit, workplace, youth, prank, high school life, teenage life, teachers and students, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s
Place: california
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95%
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Happy Days (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Happy Days is an American television sitcom that aired first-run from January 15, 1974 to September 24, 1984 on ABC. Created by Garry Marshall, the series presents an idealized vision of life in the mid-1950s to mid-1960s United States. The series ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, teenage love, family life, youth, love and romance, buddies, coming of age, teenage life, siblings relations, parents and children, family relations, basketball ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, wisconsin, milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Saved by the Bell (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Saved by the Bell is an American television sitcom that aired on NBC from 1989 to 1993. The series was a retool of the Disney Channel series Good Morning, Miss Bliss. The show follows the exploits of a group of friends and their principal, and ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, pre-teens
Plot: high school, boss, cheerleader, teenage love, high school life, friendship, interracial friendship, school, rivalry, classmate, best friend, young love ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Moesha (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Moesha was an American sitcom series that aired on the UPN network from January 23, 1996 to May 14, 2001. The series stars R&B singer Brandy Norwood as Moesha Mitchell, a high school student living with her family in the Leimert Park ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: family relations, best friends, teenage life, family life, eccentric family, verbal byplay, parents and children, friends, family, lifestyle, youth, blended family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Hangin' with Mr. Cooper is an American television sitcom that originally aired on ABC from 1992 to 1997, starring Mark Curry and Holly Robinson. The show took place in Curry's hometown of Oakland, California. Hangin' with Mr. Cooper ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: roommate, teacher, friends, platonic, couples, friendship, singleness, twentysomething life, love and romance, lifestyle, best friends, workplace ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Clueless (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Clueless is a television series spun off from the 1995 teen film of the same name. The series originally premiered on ABC on September 20, 1996 as a part of the TGIF lineup during its first season. The show then spent its last two seasons on UPN ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teen comedy, girls' night, teens
Plot: high school, friends, shopping, youth, lifestyle, best friends, fashion, family relations, shopping mall, shallowness, teenage life, high school life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Bucket and Skinner are best friends trying to navigate the minefield of high school politics, while surfing everyday and living the California dream.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sitcom, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: high school life, family, lifestyle, disorder, teenage life, mischievous children, siblings relations, youth, beach, buddies, family relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
So Little Time (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: So Little Time is an American sitcom starring Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen that aired on Fox Family. The first half of the series aired from June 2, 2001, to August 15, 2001. The series then went on a four-month hiatus owing to network management ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sitcom, entertaining
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: twins, twin sister, teenage life, best friends, family, youth, high school life, teenage love, divorced parents, family life, teen angst, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: malibu california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Even Stevens (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Even Stevens is an American comedy television series that aired on Disney Channel with a total of three seasons and 65 episodes from June 17, 2000, to June 13, 2003. It follows the life of the Stevenses, a Jewish family living in suburban ...
Style: witty, feel good, humorous, semi serious, sitcom ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, sibling rivalry, family relations, youth, teenage life, high school life, siblings relations, parents and children, disorder, classmates, classmate, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, usa, sacramento california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
I Didn't Do It (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Ultra-competitive fraternal twins Lindy and Logan Watson, together with their four best friends, navigate their freshman year of high school. Each episode begins with a comedic "what just happened?" situation as Lindy and Logan each spin ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sitcom, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: twins, high school life, siblings relations, youth, teenage life, best friends, family relations, high school, buddies, friends, coming of age, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 2K
Rebelde Way (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Rebelde Way is a Martín Fierro Award—nominated Argentine soap opera created and produced by Cris Morena. It originally aired from 26 May 2002 to 18 December 2003. The series was broadcast in many countries worldwide, including Peru, Germany, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, romantic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school life, friends, teenage love, boarding school, friendship, teenage life, boarding school life, teachers and students, love and romance, youth, music band, music ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Big Time Rush (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Four teenage friends move from Minneapolis to Los Angeles to form a potential chart-topping boy band after Kendall is inadvertently discovered by an eccentric record executive, Gustavo Rocque. As they seize this opportunity of a lifetime, these ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, sitcom, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music band, musician's life, rising to stardom, teenager, friends, siblings relations, high school life, teenage life, high school, athlete's life, buddies, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 4K
The Monkees (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Monkees is an American situation comedy that aired on NBC from September 1966 to March 1968. The series follows the adventures of four young men trying to make a name for themselves as rock 'n roll singers. The show introduced a number of ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, witty, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: music, farce, rising to stardom, nothing goes right, friends, disorder, showbiz, frame up, siblings relations, tv show, buddies, partners ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.0
 775
Hang Time (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Hang Time is an American teen sitcom about a fictional Indiana high school's boys' basketball team "Deering" with one female player, that aired from 1995–2000. It aired on Saturday mornings on NBC as part of the network's ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: high school, basketball, sport team, friends, youth, high school life, teenage life, high school student, basketball game, couples, basketball team, high school friends ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 20th century, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.9
 21K
Victorious (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Victorious is an American sitcom created by Dan Schneider that originally aired on Nickelodeon from March 27, 2010 until February 2, 2013. The series revolves around aspiring singer Tori Vega, a teenager who attends a performing arts high school ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sitcom
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: high school, teachers and students, high school life, hollywood, teenage life, teenage girl, music, love and romance, lifestyle, singer, family, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.2
 153
Malibu, CA (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Malibu, CA is an American teen sitcom television program produced by Saved by the Bell creator Peter Engel that aired from 1998 to 2000 on syndication. Co-created by Engel and Carl Kurlander, the show centred around the lives of twin brothers Scott ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: surfing, wooing, siblings relations, twins, youth, family relations, teenage life, love and romance, group of friends, talking to the camera, teenage girl, two brothers ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: california, saudi arabia, usa, malibu california, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.1
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Hannah Montana (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: At home and school, she's Miley Stewart, a typical teenager, but when the lights go down and the curtain goes up, she emerges as the glamorous and talented Hannah Montana. Having the "Best of Both Worlds" is a complicated proposition, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: secret identity, teenage life, double life, friendship, music, high school, love and romance, musician's life, family, teenage girl, teenager, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, tennessee, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.2
 608
City Guys (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: City Guys is a United States television sitcom that aired from September 1997 to December 2001 on NBC. It lasted five seasons, and ended its run around the time of the dissolution of TNBC.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, sitcom
Audience: teen drama
Plot: high school, boss, friendship, youth, city life, teenage life, urban, friends, streetwise, lifestyle, band, job ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: It's almost graduation day for high school seniors Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay, Chad, Ryan and Taylor ― and the thought of heading off in separate directions after leaving East High has these Wildcats thinking they need to do something ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: high school, teenage love, friendship, prom, high school hunk, high school life, love and romance, teenage life, buddies, couple relations, couples, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.2
 11K
Sister, Sister (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sister, Sister is an American television sitcom starring identical twins Tia Mowry and Tamera Mowry. The premise of the show was that the girls were separated and adopted at birth, one to a single mother, one to a single father, and have met again ...
Style: sitcom, touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, teenage life, high school life, parents and children, sister sister relationship, friendship, twin sister, lifestyle, youth, eccentric family, verbal byplay, teenage girl ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Partridge Family (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Partridge Family is an American television sitcom series about a widowed mother and her five children who embark on a music career. It ran from September 25, 1970, until March 23, 1974, on the ABC network as part of a Friday-night lineup, and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good, humorous
Plot: family relations, family life, siblings relations, parents and children, teenage love, teenage life, showbiz, love and romance, youth, overnight success, manager, fictional band ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, north carolina, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.6
 18K
Lizzie McGuire (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Lizzie McGuire is an American live-action teen sitcom, which features an animated version of the title character performing soliloquy. The animated sequences were interspersed with the show's live-action sequences. It premiered on the Disney ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teen comedy, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, family relations, teenage life, youth, family, siblings relations, school, female protagonist, part animation, teenager, popular girl, indoor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.3
 3K
Unfabulous (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Unfabulous is an American children's television series that aired on Nickelodeon. The series is about an "unfabulous" 7th Grade middle school student named Addie Singer, played by Emma Roberts. The show, which debuted in late summer ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: teenager, friendship, lifestyle, youth, teenage love, middle school, teen angst, family, best friends, popular girl, school, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Jonas (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Jonas, previously promoted as "J.O.N.A.S.", is a Disney Channel Original Series created by Roger S. H. Schulman and Michael Curtis, starring the Jonas Brothers. The brothers appear as the "Lucas Brothers", the three members of ...
Style: feel good, not serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: siblings relations, teenage life, teenage love, lifestyle, teenager, love and romance, high school life, music band, artists and showbiz, youth, musician's life, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Steve Harvey Show (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Steve Harvey Show is an American sitcom that aired for six seasons from August 25, 1996 to February 17, 2002 on The WB Television Network. It was created by Winifred Hervey and directed by Stan Lathan.
Style: sitcom, talky, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: high school, power relations, urban ghetto, high school hunk, r&b, teachers and students, self discovery, fish out of water, teenage love, teenage life, interracial relations, high school life ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.1
 14K
Zoey 101 (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Zoey 101 is an American television series which originally aired on Nickelodeon from January 9, 2005 until May 2, 2008. It focuses on the lives of teenager Zoey Brooks and her friends as they attend Pacific Coast Academy, a fictional boarding school ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, entertaining, sitcom
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: boarding school life, teenage life, teenage love, battle of the sexes, boarding school, lifestyle, youth, best friends, teachers and students, friendship, male female relationship, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.6
 14K
Growing Pains (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Growing Pains is an American television sitcom about an affluent family, residing in Huntington, Long Island, New York, with a working mother and a stay-at-home psychiatrist father raising three children together, which aired on ABC from September ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, family relations, society, love and romance, youth, parents and children, family life, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, suburban life, siblings relations, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, long island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.8
 14K
Kenan & Kel (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Kenan & Kel is an American teen comedy sitcom produced by Kevin Kopelow and Heath Seifert that originally aired on Nickelodeon from July 1996 to July 2000. The show starred friends and then-All That cast members Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous
Audience: teen comedy, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: african american, friendship, buddies, youth, nothing goes right, student, disorder, mishap, friends, dimwit, boss, goofy hero ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Johnny Rock is the aging lead singer of NYC's legendary early-'90s band The Heathens, who is trying to get both his band and his life back together. The aging and broke bad-boy rocker gets another shot at fame as a songwriter for a brash ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom, light ...
Plot: music, rock, music band, musician's life, artists and showbiz, hopes, female singer, rock band, sexual humor, father daughter relationship, desire for fame, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.8
 1K
Gidget (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Gidget is an American sitcom about a surfing, boy-crazy teenager called "Gidget" and her widowed father Russ Lawrence, a UCLA professor. Sally Field stars as Gidget with Don Porter as father Russell Lawrence. The series was first broadcast ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: surfing, young lovers, lifestyle, workplace romance, eccentric family, teenage love, suburban life, parents and children, college, friendship, teenage life, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%