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

Most similar movies to Kickin' It

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films and TV series with plots about friends, youth, family, teenage life, friendship, ambition and contests and competitions mostly in Comedy, Family and Sport genres. Some movies like Kickin' It: Zeke and Luther (2009), Down and Derby (2005), MVP: Most Vertical Primate (2001), Knucklehead (2010), Boys Club (2001). 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, realistic, humorous
Audience: kids
Plot: buddies, family, teenage life, ambition, sport, youth, friends, mischievous children, contests and competitions, desire for fame, follow your dream, friendship ...
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 ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: athlete's life, martial arts, resort, family, supportive spouse, underdog, small town, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, parents and children, child as adult, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montana
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System:   74%
    User:   64%
 
MVP: Most Vertical Primate
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: MVP 2 opens with the lovable Jack being ousted from his hockey team, the Seattle Simians, and having to hit the road after being falsely accused of league misconduct. Jack ends up in the city, where he's befriended by Ben, a homeless ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: contests and competitions, family, athlete and trainer, friendship, sport, animal life, friends, athlete's life, buddies, underdog, against the odds, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
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System:   60%
    User:   69%
 
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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: not serious, humorous, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: contests and competitions, sport, adventure, on the road, martial arts, friendship, escapades, partners, disorder, friends, athlete's life, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   58%
    User:   54%
 
Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide is an American live action sitcom on Nickelodeon that debuted in the Nickelodeon Sunday night TEENick scheduling block on September 12, 2004. The series' actual pilot episode aired on September 7, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, school, teaching the ways of the world, teenage life, coming of age, youth, friends, best friends, buddies, survival, social relations, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   57%
    User:   55%
 
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Boys Club
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sent to San Francisco to spend the summer with his aunt, teenager Mario Vandetti makes fast friends with a group of neighborhood kids and encouraged by a caring priest they soon form a basketball team, becoming contenders in a city tournament.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: athlete's life, family, dedicated educator, underdog, coming of age, contests and competitions, follow your dream, basketball, human spirit, athlete and trainer, friendship, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
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System:   52%
    User:   62%
 
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Back in middle school after summer vacation, Greg Heffley and his older brother Rodrick must deal with their parents' misguided attempts to have them bond.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: siblings relations, high school life, family, teenage life, family life, youth, middle school, family relations, friends, buddies, mischievous children, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   56%
 
Cory in the House
Genre: Comedy, Family
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: buddies, white house, family, young heroes, sitcom, parents and children, teenage life, youth, teenager, family relations, friends, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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System:   52%
    User:   52%
 
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Lab Rats
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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
Plot: superhuman powers, high school, teenage life, family, youth, best friends, high school life, friends, teenager, social relations, sitcom, step parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   100%
 
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Shake It Up!
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Shake It Up is an American sitcom airing on Disney Channel in the United States. The series premiered on November 7, 2010. Created by Chris Thompson and starring Bella Thorne and Zendaya, the show follows the adventures of CeCe Jones and Rocky Blue ...
Style: feel good, not serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: best friends, sitcom, dancer's life, friendship, family, showbiz, teenage life, artists and showbiz, teenager, workplace, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
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System:   45%
    User:   42%
 
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: School is out and Greg is ready for the days of summer, when all his plans go wrong. What on earth is he going to do all summer?
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, suburbs, parents and children, youth, family relations, disorder, friends, best friend, best friends, social misfits, friendship, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   47%
 
Eddie's Million Dollar Cook-Off
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eddie Ogden is his pa's pride and joy as well as the Groundhogs team's only asset as baseball talent. Then Eddie discovers a taste and talent for cuisine. Although his brothers Andy and Alex, and Pa as well as classmates enjoy his dishes, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, 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 ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   50%
 
The Sandlot 2
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A decade has passed in the small town where the original Sandlot gang banded together during the summer of ’62 to play baseball and battle the Beast. Now comes the sequel, a campy romp back to the dugout where nine new kids descend on the diamond ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: sport, buddies, mischievous children, family, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, adventure, teenage life, sport team, coming of age, ambition, partners ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   44%
    User:   48%
 
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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, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: high school, high school life, family, love and romance, youth, social relations, social misfits, friendship, fall in love, science fair, parents and children, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   39%
 
Like Mike 2: Streetball
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Another young boy with 'hoop dreams' finds an old pair of Michael Jordan's sneakers and can suddenly play ball like the greatest player in the world.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, basketball movie
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: sport, athlete's life, buddies, family, underdog, young lovers, contests and competitions, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete and trainer, teaching the ways of the world, gambling ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   37%
 
Looking for Jackie
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: China
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jackie Chan is the undefeated Kung Fu Master who dishes out the action in traditional Jackie Chan style. When a young boy sets out to learn how to fight from the Master himself, he not only witnesses some spectacular fights, but learns some ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: martial arts, teaching the ways of the world, ambition, youth, family, master warrior, athlete and trainer, disorder, mixed martial arts, tough guy, disarming someone, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   36%
 
The Suite Life on Deck
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The series follows twin brothers Zack and Cody Martin and hotel heiress London Tipton in a new setting, the SS Tipton, where they attend classes at "Seven Seas High" and meet Bailey Pickett while Mr. Moseby manages the ship. The ship ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: ship, best friends, twins, ocean or sea, family, high school, sitcom, siblings relations, adventure, teenage life, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   39%
 
That's So Raven
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Raven Baxter is a winsome teen whose ability to glimpse flashes of the future often gets her into hot water.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, teen comedy, pre-teens
Plot: family, supernatural ability, sitcom, young heroes, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, youth, family relations, friends, best friends, buddies, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   39%
 
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Jump In!
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Story revolves around a young boxer, Izzy Daniels, who trains to follow in his father's footsteps by winning the Golden Glove. When his friend, Mary, however, asks him to substitute for a team member in a Double Dutch tournament, the young man ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: athlete's life, sport, underdog, contests and competitions, school, family, follow your dream, human spirit, friendship, athlete and trainer, parents and children, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   48%
 
Campus Confidential
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: School... there is the popular crowd. Teachers favor some students over others. Because of this, Violet decides to start a school paper, which exposes many embarrassing secrets of popular kids who think they run the campus.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: high school life, high school, family, teenage life, coming of age, suburbs, youth, social relations, friends, best friends, misfit partners, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   40%
 
Austin & Ally
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
Plot: musician's life, sitcom, teenage life, artists and showbiz, family, youth, music, friends, best friends, teenager, rising to stardom, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   44%
 
Bring It on Again
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When new students can't get onto their college cheerleading team, they form their own squad and prepare for a cheer off.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: cheerleading, hip hop, college, high school, competition, sport, underdog, cheerleader, contests and competitions, friendship, college life, race issues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2000s
Place: california, usa, campus, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   47%
 
D3: The Mighty Ducks
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Ducks are offered scholarships at Eden Hall Academy but struggle with their new coach's methods and come under pressure from the board to retain their scholarships before their big game against the Varsity team.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: underdog, family, school, sport, college, coming of age, athlete's life, olympics, mentor, basketball, contests and competitions, football ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: minnesota, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   40%
 
Born to Fight
Genre: Action, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Steve Austin is Dan Barnes, a former heavyweight boxer who hangs up his gloves to escape his violent lifestyle. Dans life is quickly turned upside down when the resident boxing champion makes his presence felt by dominating all opponents who stand ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: underdog, human spirit, school, family, teachers and students, teaching the ways of the world, coming of age, ambition, janitor, youth, power relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   34%
 
MVP: Most Valuable Primate
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jack is a three-year-old chimpanzee who has been the subject of a long-term experiment by Dr. Kendall, a researcher who been teaching Jack to communicate through sign language. ack scrambles onto the ice in the midst of practice for Steven's ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sport, athlete and trainer, friendship, family, animal life, friends, athlete's life, buddies, underdog, contests and competitions, teachers and students, sport team ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   40%
 
True Jackson, VP
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Story: True Jackson, VP is an American television sitcom that aired on Nickelodeon from November 8, 2008 to August 20, 2011. The series starred Keke Palmer, Ashley Argota, Matt Shively, Danielle Bisutti, Greg Proops, Robbie Amell and Ron Butler. The theme ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: fashion, best friends, family, ambition, youth, friends, friendship, teenager, rise to the top, boss and employee, teenage life, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   33%
 
Marley & Me: The Puppy Years
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fall into puppy love with “the world’s worst dog”, who now has a frisky voice and an attitude to match. Join Marley for his mischievous puppy years, as he and his summer pal, Bodie Grogan, wreak havoc on a neighborhood dog contest. Marley ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pets, youth, family, contests and competitions, chaos and mayhem, teenage life, animal life, dog, puppy, coming of age, nothing goes right, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   41%
 
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Snowmen
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three young friends find adventure and purpose in their attempts to set a Guinness World Record. Set in a wintry mountain town, the unpopular trio pursues fame through a series of schemes and stunts that eventually imperil their own lives. Along the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, obsessive quest, family, small town, human spirit, friendship, coming of age, child illness, bully, caretaker, ambition, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   31%
 
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Sam & Cat
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Sam & Cat is an American teen sitcom that premiered June 8, 2013, on Nickelodeon. It is a crossover spin-off/sequel of both iCarly and Victorious. It stars Jennette McCurdy as Sam Puckett and Ariana Grande as Cat Valentine. The girls meet by ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: kids
Plot: nanny, family, teenage life, sitcom, youth, friends, best friends, misfit partners, crossover, roommate, teenager, odd couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   35%
 
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, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: underdog, family, soccer, kids and family, small town, school, sport, immigrants, athlete's life, football, dedicated educator, children ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   32%
 
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