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: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: supernatural, supernatural power, adventure, teenage life, young heroes, youth, supernatural ability, buddies, paranormal phenomena, heroes, family, friends, family relations, parents and children, high school life, high school, coming of age, paranormal, single father, father son relationship, absent mother, divorced parents, teenager, children, school uniform
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, teenage life, family, teenager, friends, family relations and supernatural 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), The Troop (2009), Monster Makers (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: semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, family relations, disorder, radiation, mad scientist, young heroes, youth, save the day, escapades, undercover, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1991, year 1989 ...
Place: north dakota, usa, canada
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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: semi serious, humorous, mystical, enigmatic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: teenage life, boarding school, high school life, youth, dedicated educator, teenager, magic, boarding school life, supernatural, teachers and students, mysticism, teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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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: humorous, not serious, sitcom, exciting, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: time travel, teenager, fish out of water, time machine, family relations, gadget, teenage life, family secret, hidden identity, dishonesty, parents and children, 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, humorous, dark fantasy, neo noir, odd ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: paranormal phenomena, surrealism, supernatural power, alternate reality, desire, paranormal activity, musician, family relations, evil force, friends, musical tour, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Troop (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Troop is an American-Canadian live-action, single camera comedy-adventure television series about a trio of teenagers who fight and capture monsters and other supernatural phenomena that invade the fictional town of Lakewood. Created and ...
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: kids
Plot: supernatural, adventure, good versus evil, escapades, young heroes, youth, rivalry, parallel world, teachers and students, friendship, high school, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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58%
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, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, adventure, friends, escapades, coming of age, supernatural, family, youth, magical, friend, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Monster Makers (2003)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, scary ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: young heroes, adventure, save the day, supernatural, disorder, family relations, parents and children, supernatural ability, family, escapades, youth, curses spells and rituals ...
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A Wrinkle in Time (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 251 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: semi serious, humorous, captivating, psychotronic
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: guardian angel, time travel, good versus evil, supernatural, space travel, daring rescue, young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, parallel world, youth, escapades ...
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Wicked Science (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Toby Johnson is a regular easy-going student struggling with homework and girls. Elizabeth Hawke is the teacher's pet and nobody at school likes her. One day they get hit by a ray - a unique magnetic pulse that changes every thing. Suddenly ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, teenage love, prodigy, youth, life turned upside down, teenage life, high school life, uncontrollable, mastermind, teenager, high school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, psychic power, family, extrasensory perception, supernatural ability, disorder, teenage life, parents and children, best friends, siblings relations, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, san francisco
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52%
A Sudden Text (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Maude, Jennifer, Melanie, Vincent, and Sami navigate adolescence and the ups and downs of high school in a changing digital world amid the emergence of social media. The group gathers their talents and passions around the common project of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, parents and children, youth, family relations, best friends, family life, teenage life, high school, coming of age, party, arranged marriage, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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51%
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, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: family relations, family, high school life, animal life, parents and children, teachers and students, siblings relations, high school, nature, teenager, friendship, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
How to Be Indie (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: How to Be Indie was a Canadian television show on YTV. The main character is a 13-year-old Indian Canadian teenager named Indira "Indie" Mehta. The program is a single-camera series intended for a youth audience. The series was created by ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, witty ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: teenage life, youth, school, family relations, eccentric family, lifestyle, parents and children, family life, social relations, friendship, rivalry, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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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, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: magic, youth, friends, magic spell, family, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, supernatural, friendship, best friends, disorder, time travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, friendship, teenage life, eccentric family, obsession, lifestyle, parents and children, family life, youth, popularity, family, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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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: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, feel good, realistic
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: high school, prodigy, child prodigy, teenage life, young heroes, lifestyle, teenage love, friends, social relations, youth, teachers and students, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: supernatural, alien, alien encounter, space and aliens, buddies, teenage life, friends, young heroes, evil alien, adventure, battles, mind control ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine
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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, teens
Plot: young heroes, best friends, family, heroes, superhero, teenage life, friends, partners, teenager, youth, assistant, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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, kids
Plot: dracula, vampire, family relations, youth, social misfits, family, friendship, school, supernatural, supernatural power, chosen one, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: england, europe, wales
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The 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, sitcom, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: haunted house, ghost, family, supernatural, family life, eccentric family, family relations, youth, parents and children, invisibility, haunted, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
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46%
The Thundermans (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Meet The Thundermans, a typical suburban family that happens to have astounding superpowers. At the center of the action are the 14-year-old Thunderman twins, who share the same bathroom, the same school, and the same annoying little siblings. Their ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, twins, siblings relations, young heroes, teenager, supernatural power, heroes, superhuman powers, family relations, family, teen superhero, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cory in the House (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
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, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: teenager, family relations, white house, family life, u.s. president, lifestyle, teenage life, coming of age, parents and children, president, father son relationship, chef ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., 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, daring rescue, young heroes, good versus evil, save the day, escapades, master villain, rivalry, youth, teenage life, eccentric family, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, teen comedy
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: time travel, teenager, high school life, friendship, friends, teenage life, disorder, youth, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, best friends, experiment gone awry, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, portland oregon
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43%
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, realistic, humorous, sitcom
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: twins, high school life, siblings relations, teenage life, youth, family relations, high school, buddies, friends, coming of age, brother sister relationship, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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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: teenage life, witch, curses spells and rituals, family, parents and children, youth, magic, family relations, wizards and magicians, small town life, friendship, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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43%
Fallen III: The Destiny (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 81 min.
TV show
Story: Aaron and Azazel defeat the Powers, and force Mazarin and his second-in-command to leave. When the two return, they discover Camael has been released with the help of a rat. Aaron, Vilma, Gabriel, and Azazel travel up a mountain where the Light ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, disturbing
Plot: angel, supernatural, supernatural ability, nightmare, adventure, teenage life, youth, misfit, coming of age, high school, high school life, birthday
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Misfits (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When five young outsiders on Community Service get caught in a strange storm, they discover that they have developed superpowers.
Style: witty, exciting, cynical, surreal, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: supernatural ability, superhuman powers, youth, friends, teenage life, swearing, friendship, supernatural, heroes, superhero, supernatural power, time travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, kids
Plot: witch, supernatural ability, high school, eccentric family, cat, witchcraft, wizards and magicians, magic, friendship, teenage life, family, hereditary gift of witchcraft ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: massachusetts, usa
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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, heroes, superhero, samurai, heroic mission, adventure, save the world, teenage life, battles, superhuman powers, escapades ...
Time: 2010s
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