Movies and TV shows like The Zack Files

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The Zack Files (2000)
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The Zack Files (2000)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Zack Files is a science fiction television program that revolves around a young boy, played by Robert Clark, who is a magnet for paranormal activity and attends Horace White High School for Boys along with his three friends Cam, Gwen, and Spencer. Zack manages to get himself into trouble with his paranormal adventures and it is up to his friends to help him set things straight. The series is based on a series of books with the same name, written by Dan Greenburg. In August 2004, Goldhill Home Media released the first season on DVD.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: supernatural, supernatural power, teenage life, adventure, young heroes, youth, supernatural ability, buddies, paranormal phenomena, family, heroes, friends, family relations, parents and children, high school life, high school, coming of age, teenager, children, paranormal, single father, father son relationship, absent mother, divorced parents, school uniform
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada

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Most similar movies to The Zack Files

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, captivating and exciting films and TV series with plots about youth, family, teenage life, friends, teenager, imaginary and family relations mostly in Family, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Zack Files: My Secret Identity (1988), Phil of the Future (2004), So Weird (1999), A Wrinkle in Time (2003), That's So Raven (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
My Secret Identity (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: My Secret Identity was a Canadian television series starring Jerry O'Connell and Derek McGrath. Originally broadcast from October 9, 1988 – May 25, 1991 on CTV in Canada, the series also aired in syndication in the United States. The series ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, young heroes, superhuman powers, youth, radiation, family relations, disorder, laboratory, danger, undercover, mad scientist, adventure ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1988 ...
Place: north dakota, usa, canada
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Phil of the Future (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Phil of the Future is an American sitcom that originally aired on Disney Channel from June 18, 2004 to August 19, 2006 for a total of two seasons. The series was created by Tim Maile and Douglas Tuber and produced by 2121 Productions, a part of ...
Style: not serious, humorous, sitcom, exciting, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: teenager, time travel, fish out of water, family relations, teenage life, gadget, dishonesty, imaginary, hidden identity, family secret, time machine, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 22nd century, future, 2000s
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So Weird (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: So Weird is an American television series that aired on the Disney Channel as a midseason replacement from January 18, 1999 to September 28, 2001. The series was shot in Vancouver, British Columbia. In season one and season two, the series centered ...
Style: semi serious, offbeat, humorous, odd
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: surrealism, paranormal phenomena, supernatural power, family, supernatural, desire, alternate reality, parents and children, bus, teenage life, eccentric family, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Wrinkle in Time (2003)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Based on a children's series by the same name. Meg and Charles Wallace are aided by Calvin and three interesting women in the search for their father who disappeared during a government experiment. Their travels take them around the universe to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, psychotronic
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: guardian angel, good versus evil, supernatural, time travel, space travel, heroic mission, parallel world, daring rescue, adventure, young heroes, race against time, youth ...
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Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Life is anything but normal for Gortimer and his two best friends, Ranger and Mel, as they navigate Normal Street - an ordinary suburb that has a hint of something magical just beneath the surface.
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, light, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: adventure, friendship, best friends, coming of age, escapades, supernatural, youth, family, street, friends, friend
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Strange Days at Blake Holsey High (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Black Hole High is a Canadian science fiction television program which first aired in North America in October 2002 on NBC and Discovery Kids. It is set at the fictional boarding school of the title, where a Science Club investigates mysterious ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Plot: teenage life, boarding school life, youth, dedicated educator, magic, teenager, boarding school, high school life, high school, redhead, miniaturization, shrinking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
That's So Raven (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Raven Baxter is a winsome teen whose ability to glimpse flashes of the future often gets her into hot water.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, not serious, captivating
Audience: teen comedy, kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, psychic power, family, extrasensory perception, disorder, supernatural ability, parents and children, teenage life, best friends, teenage love, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Naturally, Sadie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Naturally, Sadie is a Canadian comedy teen drama sitcom that ran for three seasons from June 24, 2005 to August 26, 2007. It was produced in Canada, set in Whitby, Ontario. Filmed in Toronto, Ontario, most of the show was shot inside a former ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, teenager, high school life, family, parents and children, teachers and students, siblings relations, animal life, high school, nature, friendship, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Aliens in the Attic (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of kids must protect their vacation home from invading aliens.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, funny, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: alien encounter, supernatural, evil alien, alien, buddies, teenage life, young heroes, friends, adventure, space and aliens, battles, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Mortified (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mortified was an Australian children's television series, co-produced by the Australian Children's Television Foundation and Enjoy Entertainment for the Nine Network Australia, Disney Australia and the BBC. The series premiered on 30 June ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, friendship, teenage life, parents and children, family life, popularity, family, youth, lifestyle, obsession, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Mr. Young (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Mr. Young is a Canadian comedy series that premiered on March 1, 2011 on YTV. The series is shot in front of a live audience in Burnaby, British Columbia. The series was created by Dan Signer, and stars Brendan Meyer, Matreya Fedor and Gig Morton as ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, realistic
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: prodigy, high school, teenage life, lifestyle, young heroes, teenage love, child prodigy, youth, friends, social relations, teachers and students, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Monster Makers (2003)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Monster Makers is based on Tim Stoker's experience as a Monster movie geek. The monsters in an old non released movie come out of the movie and Tim and his friends in the real world must find a way to stop the monsters.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, supernatural, save the day, young heroes, supernatural ability, escapades, danger, family, youth, parents and children, family relations, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Henry Danger (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: When 13-year-old Henry Hart lands a job as Danger, the sidekick-in-training to superhero Captain Man, he must learn to navigate a double life balancing the challenges of 8th grade with the crazy adventures of a real-life crime fighter!
Style: funny, not serious, semi serious, inspirational, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: young heroes, superhero, best friends, teenage life, heroes, teenager, friends, family, partners, imaginary, youth, teen superhero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Just Add Magic (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Kelly Quinn and her two BFF's, Darbie and Hannah, stumble upon her grandmother's mysterious cookbook in the attic and discover some far from ordinary recipes. When the Shut'em Up Shortcake silences Kelly's pesky little brother ...
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, youth, magic spell, friends, family, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, supernatural, friendship, best friends, imaginary, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Cory in the House (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Cory in the House is an American television sitcom, which aired on the Disney Channel from January 12, 2007 to September 13, 2008 and was a spin-off from the Disney show That's So Raven. The show focuses on Cory Baxter, who moved from San ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, not serious, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: teenager, family relations, white house, family life, u.s. president, teenage life, lifestyle, coming of age, parents and children, chef, father son relationship, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Young Dracula (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Young Dracula is a British teenage horror drama television series airing on CBBC, loosely based on Young Dracula AND Young Monsters, a children's book by Michael Lawrence. Directed by Joss Agnew, the first series was broadcast in 2006, and the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: dracula, vampire, friendship, family relations, social misfits, imaginary, family, youth, school, supernatural, supernatural power, chosen one ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: europe, england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Haunted Hathaways (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: "The Haunted Hathaways" follows the adventures of a not-so-typical blended family. When Michelle Hathaway relocates to New Orleans, LA., to open a bakery with her daughters Taylor and Frankie, they quickly learn that life in the “Big ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, sitcom
Audience: kids
Plot: haunted house, ghost, family, supernatural, family life, eccentric family, parents and children, family relations, youth, invisibility, siblings relations, possession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
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Deadtime Stories (2012)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A baby-sitter tells a different 'Deadtime Story' to the kids she is babysitting. The stories are scary and chilling.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: horror for children, family outing, kids
Plot: supernatural, adventure, escapades, imaginary, family, ghost, zombie, supernatural power, children, teenager, child in peril, surrealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Up, Up, and Away! (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A boy is the only family member without superpowers in this Disney Film. The world depends on him saving his family from computerized brainwashers. Will he realize that it doesn't take superpowers to be a hero in time to help them defeat the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, young heroes, save the day, good versus evil, daring rescue, youth, danger, rivalry, escapades, master villain, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Best Friends Whenever (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: The live-action comedy follows best friends Shelby and Cyd who, when their aspiring scientist friend Barry’s invention goes awry, gain the power to leap forward and backward in time whenever they want – and sometimes when they don’t. Now, they ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: time travel, teenager, best friends, high school life, imaginary, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage life, friends, disorder, youth, experiment gone awry, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Power Rangers Samurai (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A new generation of Power Rangers must master the mystical and ancient Samurai Symbols of Power which give them control over the elements of Fire, Water, Sky, Forest, and Earth. Under the guidance of their all-knowing mentor and the aid of their ...
Style: serious, exciting, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: power rangers, good versus evil, superhero, heroes, samurai, adventure, save the world, heroic mission, partners, danger, superhuman powers, supernatural ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Bibi Blocksberg (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In order to save some kids who are about to die in a fire, Bibi, the daughter of a prestigious witch, manages to trigger a heavy rain with her powers. The head of all witches gives her an award called "Crystal Ball", reserved for older ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: curses spells and rituals, family, teenage life, imaginary, youth, parents and children, witch, family relations, magic, crystal ball, small town life, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Adventures of Food Boy (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ezra discovers he has a unique ability to make food appear in his hands. He quickly uses his new super powers to impress his friends and to become popular around school for the first time in his life.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: high school, superhero, food, supernatural ability, teenage love, escapades, disorder, friendship, high school life, cooking and food, lifestyle, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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 ⇓
42%
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Sabrina, the Teenage Witch is an American sitcom based on the Archie comic book series of the same name. The show premiered on September 27, 1996 on ABC to over 17 million viewers in its "T.G.I.F." line-up. The show stars Melissa Joan ...
Style: feel good, not serious, sitcom, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: witch, supernatural ability, eccentric family, cat, wizards and magicians, magic, supernatural, friendship, witchcraft, high school, hereditary gift of witchcraft, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: massachusetts, usa
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Zapped (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Zoey is a talented dancer whose organized life is rudely disrupted when she moves in with her new step-dad and three step-brothers, until she discovers a dog-training app that can get boys to obey her every command. But she soon learns that it ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: teen comedy, family outing
Plot: high school, teenage life, high school life, youth, wish come true, social relations, imaginary, family, step siblings, teenager, teen romance, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Spellbinder (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, Poland
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Spellbinder is a fantasy teen drama/science fiction television series, produced by Film Australia & Telewizja Polska in association with the Australian Children's Television Foundation. The series is a 1995 serial of 26 episodes, ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, tense, captivating, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: parallel world, adventure, teenager, danger, young heroes, friendship, rivalry, getting home, escapades, imaginary, youth, disorder ...
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Power Rangers Mega Force (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: When the evil Warstar aliens attack Earth, the supernatural guardian Gosei and his faithful robot assistant Tensou recruit five teenagers with attitude to combat the invading forces. Equipped with powers that grant them mastery over martial arts and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids
Plot: evil alien, power rangers, space and aliens, superhero, partners, imaginary, supernatural ability, good versus evil, heroes, rivalry, danger, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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My Babysitter's a Vampire (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Ethan, Benny and fledgling vampire Sarah battle zombies, demons and the other supernatural beasties that regularly threaten their school.
Style: exciting, scary, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vampire, nanny, friends, partners, superhuman powers, supernatural, fish out of water, youth, buddies, good versus evil, disorder, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Misadventures of Merlin Jones (1964)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Merlin Jones, a precocious and intelligent high-school boy, experiments with hypnosis and creates a mind-reading machine. However, his experiments land him in deep trouble with the law.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, psychotronic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: hypnosis, mind reading, teachers and students, experiment gone awry, heist, high school life, college, youth, adventure, high school, teenage life, college life ...
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