Movies and TV shows like Kickin' It

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Kickin' It
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Kickin' It is an American martial arts inspired comedy television series, which debuted on June 13, 2011 on Disney XD. Created and executive produced by Jim O'Doherty, the series is rated TV-Y7 and follows the karate instructor at an under-performing martial arts academy, played by Jason Earles, and his five misfit students, played by Leo Howard, Dylan Riley Snyder, Mateo Arias, Olivia Holt and Alex Christian Jones. On September 20, 2011, Disney XD announced the series had been renewed for a second season. The show's second season premiered on April 2, 2012. Disney XD announced on November 5, 2012 that the series had been renewed for a third season and would go into production in January 2013. The third season premiered on April 1, 2013. Alex Christian Jones is not a main cast member for the third season. In August 2013, Disney XD ordered a fourth season of the series, which is scheduled to air in 2014. Olivia Holt is leaving the fourth season cast to star in the Disney Channel series I Didn't Do It.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: kids
Plot: martial arts, underdog, teenage life, family, ambition, youth, best friends, buddies, karate, social misfits, contests and competitions, self discovery, athlete and trainer, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, sport, dojo, rivalry, friends, power relations, social relations, disorder, skating, picked on, security guard ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and semi serious films and TV series with plots about friends, family, youth, teenage life, friendship, ambition and rivalry mostly in Comedy, Family and Sport genres. Some movies like Kickin' It: Zeke and Luther (2009), Down and Derby (2005), Bring It on Again (2004), MVP: Most Vertical Primate (2001), Knucklehead (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Zeke and Luther
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Zeke and Luther is an American Disney XD animated sitcom about two best friends setting their sights on becoming the world's greatest skateboarders. The show stars Hutch Dano, Adam Hicks, Daniel Curtis Lee and Ryan Newman. Zeke and Luther is ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Down and Derby
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A local Pinewood Derby competition transforms an average group of dads into overzealous rivals desperate to build the winning car. As egos swell, the kids are lucky if they get to pick the paint color. While the dads are busy with outlandish ...
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Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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MVP: Most Vertical Primate
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
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Knucklehead
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film centers on a fight promoter (Mark Feuerstein) deeply in debt to his crooked rival. Desperate for a new fighter that will help him win back everything he owes, the promoter catches a break when a 450-pound church handyman (Paul "Big ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Duration: 99 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
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Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sincere ...
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: contests and competitions, family, teenage life, cooking and food, youth, buddies, parents and children, baseball, cooking, ambition, rivalry, family relations ...
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Duration: 22 min.
Story: Leo is an ordinary teenager who has moved into a high-tech "smart'' house with his mother, inventor stepfather and Eddy, the computer that runs the house. Leo's life becomes less ordinary when, one day, he discovers a secret ...
Style: humorous, not serious
Audience: kids
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Sidekicks
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Barry is an asthmatic kid having trouble in life. He lives with his father, a computer programmer, in Texas. Barry is struggling to get by in life, dealing with his rough school life, bullies, as well as his health. Barry's only source of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic, satirical ...
Audience: teens, kids
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Genre: Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Shake It Up!
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental
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Cory in the House
Genre: Comedy, Family, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, witty
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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The Big Green
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a depressed Texas town, British foreign exchange teacher Anna attempts to inject some life into her hopeless kids by introducing them to soccer. They're terrible at first, but Anna and her football-hero assistant whip them into shape. As ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
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Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An acclaimed college hoops coach is demoted to a junior varsity team after a public meltdown.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
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Time: contemporary, 80s
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Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A comedy about the unique relationship between a young songwriter, Ally Dawson, and Austin Moon, the overnight internet sensation who gains sudden notoriety after performing one of Ally's songs. Austin and Ally struggle with how to maintain and ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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Just Peck
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At 104 pounds dripping wet, baby-faced sophomore Michael Peck (age 15) is not exactly the coolest guy at American High. Peck’s teachers make him feel like an idiot, his classmates make him feel like a geek and his home life is just as bad, with ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: high school, high school life, love and romance, family, youth, social relations, social misfits, friendship, fall in love, science fair, parents and children, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Bring It On: All or Nothing
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A transfer student at a rough high school tries joining the cheer-leading squad and finds that she not only has to face off against the head cheerleader, but also against her former school in preparation for a cheer-off competition.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sexy ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
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Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
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Dear Lemon Lima
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Vanessa gets a dose of reality when Philip, her one true love, ends their relationship, again. The quirky teen enrolls in his school to win him back, but ends up making matters worse. Downgraded to social outcast, Vanessa struggles to reclaim ...
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