Movies and TV shows like The Secret Life of Alex Mack

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The Secret Life of Alex Mack (1994)
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The Secret Life of Alex Mack (1994)
Original name: The Secret World of Alex Mack
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Secret World of Alex Mack is an American television series that ran on Nickelodeon from October 8, 1994 to January 15, 1998, replacing Clarissa Explains It All on the SNICK line-up. It also aired on YTV in Canada and NHK in Japan, and was a popular staple in the children's weekday line-up for much of the mid-to-late 1990s on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Repeats of the series aired in 2003 on The N, but it was soon replaced there. The series was produced by Thomas Lynch and John Lynch of Lynch Entertainment, produced by RHI Entertainment, Hallmark Entertainment and Nickelodeon Productions and was co-created by Tom Lynch and Ken Lipman. For home video releases, it was released under the Hallmark Home Entertainment label, making it the first Nickelodeon show not to be released by Paramount Home Video or Sony Wonder.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, sincere, melancholic
Audience: teen drama
Plot: teenage girl, scientist, superhuman powers, experiment gone awry, dishonesty, technology gone awry, teenage life, disorder, goofy hero, secret, supernatural ability, superhero, telekinesis, villain, supernatural power, transformation, middle school, youth, misfit, child in peril, social relations, supernatural, science, sister sister relationship, father ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, arizona

Most similar movies to The Secret Life of Alex Mack

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, exciting and captivating films and TV series with plots about youth, teenage life, supernatural power, teenager, family, supernatural and heroes mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Secret Life of Alex Mack: H2O: Just Add Water (2006), My Secret Identity (1988), Huge (2010), Marvel's Jessica Jones (2015), Eerie, Indiana (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
H2O: Just Add Water (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: When three normal teenage girls stumble upon a ancient cave they undergo a transformation that will change their lives forever. H20 - Just Add Water, sees three very different girls facing everyday teen problems with an added twist - they're ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, enigmatic, light ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: mermaid, teenage life, friends, hidden identity, youth, supernatural, adventure, teenage girl, best friends, supernatural ability, island, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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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, mad scientist, young heroes, youth, save the day, escapades, undercover, adventure, heroes, secret identity, superhuman powers, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1991, year 1989 ...
Place: north dakota, usa, canada
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Huge (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Huge is a short lived American drama series that aired on the ABC Family television network. The series is based on the young-adult novel of the same name by Sasha Paley. The hour-long drama series revolves around eight teens sent to a summer weight ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fat girl, overweight, summer camp, self discovery, social relations, youth, love and romance, misfit, african american, physical appearance, friendship, teenage love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Marvel's Jessica Jones (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: After a tragic ending to her short-lived super hero stint, Jessica Jones is rebuilding her personal life and career as a detective who gets pulled into cases involving people with extraordinary abilities in New York City.
Style: exciting, semi serious, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, strong female character, private detective, superhero, super powers, investigation, lawyer, good versus evil, adventure, escapades, superheroine, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Eerie, Indiana (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Eerie, Indiana is an American television series that originally aired on NBC from 1991 to 1992. The series was created by José Rivera and Karl Schaefer, with Joe Dante serving as creative consultant. A total of nineteen episodes were produced. The ...
Style: scary, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: horror for children
Plot: investigation, small town, disorder, paranormal activity, suburbs, suburban life, twins, prodigy, family, youth, adventure, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: indiana, usa
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No Ordinary Family (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After their plane crashes into the Amazon River, each member of the Powell family starts to show signs of new, unique and distinct super powers.
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, enigmatic
Audience: teens
Plot: family, supernatural ability, superhero, superhuman powers, teenage life, parents and children, district attorney, scientist, fighting crime, family life, life turned upside down, family secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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Lab Rats (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: not serious, humorous, sitcom
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: superhuman powers, teenage life, friends, high school, teenager, underground, superhero, best friends, youth, high school life, scientist, secret laboratory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, daring rescue, young heroes, good versus evil, save the day, teenage life, eccentric family, parents and children, escapades, master villain, rivalry, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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45%
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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 ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting, offbeat
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: supernatural, supernatural power, adventure, young heroes, teenage life, buddies, youth, supernatural ability, paranormal phenomena, heroes, family, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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44%
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
Plot: superhero, twins, siblings relations, young heroes, heroes, superhuman powers, supernatural power, family relations, teenager, family, teen superhero, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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44%
The Middleman (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The Middleman is an American television series. The series, which was developed for television by Javier Grillo-Marxuach for ABC Family, is based on the Viper Comics series, The Middleman, created by Grillo-Marxuach and Les McClaine. The series ran ...
Style: parody, humorous, exciting, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, secret agents, save the world, hidden identity, escapades, partners, law enforcement, disorder, rivalry, good versus evil, evil force, supernatural power ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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Heroes Reborn (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The supernatural phenomenon begins again with a fresh crop of inspiring heroes who take on the ultimate struggle between those with extraordinary abilities and those with nefarious motives to hunt and harness their powers. Epic adventures await ...
Style: exciting, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, good versus evil, heroic mission, superhero, save the world, changing the past or future, psychic, heroes, time travel, villain, serial killer, crimes ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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42%
Weird Science (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Weird Science is a mid-1990s American comedy series made for television, based on the 1985 film of the same name.
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: wish come true, transformation, magic, superhero, desire, hopes, youth, supernatural ability, teenage life, friends, buddies, supernatural ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
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Heroes (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Common people discover that they have super powers. Their lives intertwine as a devastating event must be prevented.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, atmospheric, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, save the world, psychic, superhero, heroes, teleportation, heroic mission, stopped time, good versus evil, supernatural, villain, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
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I Am Not Okay with This (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sydney is a teenage girl navigating the trials and tribulations of high school while dealing with the complexities of her family, her budding sexuality, and mysterious superpowers just beginning to awaken deep within her.
Style: captivating, humorous, light, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: telekinesis, supernatural power, lgbt teen, teenager, adolescence, small town, super strength, lgbt, female protagonist, love, youth, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
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The Nine Lives of Chloe King (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 441 min.
TV show
Story: Chloe King is looking forward to celebrating her birthday with her friends and single mother, just like every other year... that is until she starts developing heightened abilities and discovers she's being pursued by a mysterious figure. Chloe ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, serious, enigmatic
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, supernatural power, superhuman powers, high school, teenage life, life turned upside down, youth, chase, mysterious character, disorder, ancient ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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41%
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, heroic mission, adventure, save the world, samurai, battles, teenage life, superhuman powers, escapades ...
Time: 2010s
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Family Matters (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A long-running dramedy centering on the Winslow family, a middle-class African American family living in Chicago, and their pesky next-door neighbor, ultra-nerd Steve Urkel. A spin-off of Perfect Strangers.
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, social relations, disorder, silly humor, goofy hero, lifestyle, youth, family, suburban life, suburbs, verbal byplay, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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41%
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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, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, family relations, parents and children, high school life, sister sister relationship, friendship, twin sister, lifestyle, youth, eccentric family, verbal byplay, teenage girl ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: detroit, usa
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40%
Sweet Valley High (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sweet Valley High is an American comedy-drama series very loosely based on Francine Pascal's book series of the same name. The series ran from September 5, 1994 to October 14, 1997, and was produced by Saban Entertainment. The rights are now ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, twins, sister sister relationship, twin sister, youth, best friends, love and romance, studying, mistaken identity, teenage love, teenage life, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
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39%
Model Behavior (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
TV show
Story: This is a Disney Channel movie about two teenage girls, one an ordinary high school girl and the other a top teen model, who meet and switch places.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: teenage love, lifestyle, teenage life, fish out of water, coming of age, youth, misfit, switching roles, disorder, wish come true, eccentric family, family relations ...
Time: 90s
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39%
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Sam & Cat (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, sitcom, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: kids
Plot: nanny, roommate, friendship, teenager, youth, partners, teenage life, disorder, friends, family, odd couple, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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39%
Birds of Prey (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Huntress, Dinah, Oracle are determined to carry on Batman's fight for justice against the ruthless criminals of New Gotham City.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, interracial relations, villain, gotham city, heroes, good versus evil, adventure, secret identity, fighting crime, supernatural power, fictional reality, oracle ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey
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Powers (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Two homicide detectives, Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim, are assigned to investigate cases involving people with superhuman abilities, referred to as “Powers.” Set amidst today’s paparazzi culture, Powers asks the questions, what if the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, heroes, superhero, supernatural, superhuman powers, fighting crime, law enforcement, police detective, life is a bitch, youth, destiny, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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38%
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, cat, wizards and magicians, eccentric family, witchcraft, friendship, magic, high school, teenage life, supernatural, hereditary gift of witchcraft ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: massachusetts, usa
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38%
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Animorphs (1998)
Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Animorphs is a 26-episode television adaptation made by Nickelodeon of the Scholastic book series of the same name. The series was broadcast from September 1998 to March 2000 in the United States and Canada, and in May 2013, reruns began airing on ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, semi serious
Plot: human becoming an animal, transformation, save the world, space and aliens, battles, partners, rivalry, unlikely partners, benign alien, evil alien, alien, supernatural power ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s
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Alphas (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Five ordinary people with superhuman physical and mental abilities are brought together to form one extraordinary team of Alphas. Operating within the U.S. Department of Defense, the team investigates cases that point to others with Alpha abilities.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, mind control, experiment, superhuman powers, psychic, government agency, investigation, crimes, enemy, scientist, government official, fellow agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Gigantic (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A half-hour dramedy that takes a fictional look at the glitzy, chaotic and often hilarious life of being a Hollywood "it" kid. Set in the world of the Hollywood elite packed with A-list parties and privilege, it tells a coming-of-age story ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, hollywood, coming of age, teenage life, starlet, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, parents and children, family, lifestyle, youth, celebrity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, southern california
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38%
Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1990)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Are You Afraid of the Dark? is a joint Canadian-American horror/fantasy-themed anthology television series. The original series was a joint production between the Canadian company Cinar and the American company Nickelodeon. The show was filmed in ...
Style: scary, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids, horror for children
Plot: campfire story, supernatural, mischievous children, surrealism, forest, ghost, paranormal, youth, mystery, riddles and clues, alien encounter, escapades ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: 3rd Rock from the Sun is an American sitcom that aired from 1996 to 2001 on NBC. The show is about four extraterrestrials who are on an expedition to Earth, which they consider to be a very insignificant planet. The extraterrestrials pose as a human ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, witty, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: fish out of water, alien, family relations, space and aliens, friendship, hidden identity, eccentric family, family life, family secret, goofy hero, benign alien, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
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38%