Movies and TV shows like Barney & Friends

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Barney & Friends (1992)
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Barney & Friends (1992)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Barney & Friends is an American children's television series aimed at children from ages 2 to 5. The series, which first aired on April 6, 1992, features the title character Barney, a purple anthropomorphic Tyrannosaurus rex who conveys educational messages through songs and small dance routines with a friendly, optimistic attitude. New episodes have not been produced since 2009; however reruns continue to air on various PBS stations.
Style: humorous, semi serious, educational
Audience: kids, toddlers
Plot: best friends, youth, friendship, family, friends, family relations, misfit, family life, mischievous children, young heroes, dinosaur, love, child, children, singing, song, imagination, toy comes to life, tyrannosaurus rex, animal that acts human
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, feel good and realistic films and TV series with plots about family, friends, youth, friendship, family relations, best friends and family life mostly in Family, Comedy and Action genres. Some movies like Barney & Friends: Barney's Animal ABCs (2008), Barney's Christmas Star (2002), Zoboomafoo (1999), Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (2014), Mighty Med (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Barney's Animal ABCs (2008)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Barney and his friends are playing a game and finding an animal for each letter of the alphabet, and everyone is excited to give it a try.
Style: semi serious, offbeat, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers
Plot: friendship, family, youth, escapades, misfit, disorder, friends, animal life, song, animal that acts human, tyrannosaurus rex, kids and family
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Barney's Christmas Star (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Tis the season to be jolly -- and to celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzzaa! After decorating the caboose puts Barney and his friends in the holiday spirit, they trim the Christmas tree in the snow-covered park. But something's missing -- ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: toddlers, kids
Plot: family, friends, song, christmas, children, tyrannosaurus rex, animal that acts human
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Zoboomafoo (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Zoboomafoo is an American children's television series that aired from January 25, 1999, to April 28, 2001, and is still shown today in syndication depending on the area, and it is regularly shown on PBS Kids Sprout. A total of 65 episodes were ...
Style: educational, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, toddlers
Plot: miniaturization, pets, family, animal life, puppets, friends, puppet, friendship, animal, talking to the camera, male protagonist, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The story of a 10-year-old girl Dawn Haley whose sibling rivalry with her three brothers is heightened by the fact that they are quadruplets.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sibling rivalry, siblings relations, mischievous children, family life, favoritism among siblings, disorder, youth, family relations, family, parents and children, child
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Barney: Can You Sing That Song? (2005)
Genre: Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Live from your imagination, it's time to sing lots of your favorite songs with Barney's Musical Game Show! Barney, Baby Bop and BJ can't wait to play in this day of interactive musical challenges. There are songs to sing, clues to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friends, family, youth, music, singer, singing, song, animal that acts human, tyrannosaurus rex
Place: usa
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Mighty Med (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Mighty Med is a live-action comedy series starring popular Disney Channel stars Bradley Steven Perry and Jake Short, premieres as a special one-hour event, October 7 on Disney XD. The series is created by Jim Bernstein and Andy Schwartz, and is ...
Style: not serious, humorous, light, surreal, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: best friends, imaginary, friendship, youth, superhero, hospital, family, super villain, friends, teenager, heroes, comics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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100%
Sesame Street Mexico (1972)
Genre: Family
Country: Mexico
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Plaza Sésamo is an educational children's television series for preschoolers, which is the Spanish-language adaptation for Mexico and Latin America of Sesame Street. Both programs are pioneers of the contemporary educational television ...
Style: educational, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, teaching the ways of the world, puppet, puppets, personal safety, friends, reading, best friends, family, youth, educational program, muppets ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, contemporary, 70s, 90s
Place: latin america, mexico, sesame street
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Cory in the House (2007)
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: humorous, feel good, sitcom, not serious, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: family relations, white house, teenager, family life, lifestyle, teenage life, parents and children, coming of age, u.s. president, teenage love, friends, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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Zeke and Luther (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
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: humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious
Audience: kids
Plot: contests and competitions, ambition, youth, sport, follow your dream, teenage life, desire for fame, family, rivalry, family relations, friendship, mischievous children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Gullah, Gullah Island (1994)
Genre: Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 20 min.
Story: Gullah Gullah Island is an American children's television series starring Ron Daise and Natalie Daise. It was the first show designed for preschoolers to feature a black family.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, educational
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: island, teaching the ways of the world, family relations, friends, social relations, youth, family, married couple, friend, african american, black family
Time: 90s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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How to Rock (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
Story: How to Rock is an American teen sitcom that ran on Nickelodeon from February 4 to December 8, 2012. It stars Cymphonique Miller as Kacey Simon. The series is based on the 2011 book, How to Rock Braces and Glasses by Meg Haston published by Little, ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: music band, family, youth, hip hop, friends, artists and showbiz, rivalry, society, musician's life, teenage life, teenager, aspiring singer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Henry Danger (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, inspirational, sitcom, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, young heroes, imaginary, teenage life, friends, family, heroes, partners, best friends, teenager, youth, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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100%
Sam Steele and the Junior Detective Agency (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 13-year-old Sam Steele Jr. forms his own private detective agency to emulate his father, Des Moines detective Sam Steele, and helps track down a jewel thief.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids
Plot: adventure, investigation, heroes, young heroes, save the day, amateur detective, danger, youth, family, best friends, escapades, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Sigmund and the Sea Monsters (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Sigmund and the Sea Monsters was an American children's television series that ran from 1973 to 1975, produced by Sid and Marty Krofft and aired on Saturday mornings. There were 29 episodes spanning two seasons.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, sea monster, media satire, school, suburbs, imaginary kingdom, suburban life, adolescence vs adulthood, fish out of water, friends, ocean or sea, disorder ...
Place: san diego california
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34%
Adventures of Bailey: Christmas Hero (2012)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: It's "Christmas time" at the Baker household, and Bailey is at it again. Worried that he will not get any presents from Santa because he's been a bad doggie, Bailey learns about a mysterious Native American Indian called the ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family life, friendship, siblings relations, getting home, on the road, family relations, hopes, dog, christmas, escapades, coming of age, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Blizzard (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young girl's aunt tells her the tale of a young ice skater and an enchanted reindeer.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, teaching the ways of the world, self discovery, mischievous children, young heroes, friendship, fish out of water, parents and children, hopes, miraculous event, youth, family life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Aussie and Ted's Great Adventure (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Aussie, a lovable Australian mutt, embarks on a mission to return his young owner's missing Teddy Bear.
Style: semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, talking dog, friendship, teddy bear, adventure, best friends, heroes, getting home, friends, animal life, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Crash & Bernstein (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Crash & Bernstein is a live action television comedy with puppetry which premiered on October 8, 2012 on Disney XD. Created by Eric Friedman, the series centers around a 12-year-old son, among three sisters, who wishes to have a brother. His ...
Style: not serious, humorous, absurd
Audience: kids
Plot: objects come to life, siblings relations, family, imaginary, dream come true, teenage life, family relations, youth, best friends, talking animals, odd, kids and family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A group of youngsters trying to save their playground from an unscrupulous developer who wants to build a factory there.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, family relations, disorder, friends, family life, youth, family, mischievous children, factory, friendship, deception, park ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Sesame Street: 20 and Still Counting (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Bill Cosby takes us on the tour to Sesame Street as the show goes on it's 20th Anniversary. It had interviews of the cast and crews of the show and memories of the show. It also features a multi-language version of some classic Sesame Street ...
Style: semi serious, educational, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: youth, family, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, personal safety, friends, puppets, best friends, puppet, showbiz, friendship, memories ...
Time: 80s
Place: sesame street, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Monkey in the Middle (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chris has just moved to the East Coast, and already his workaholic father is encouraging him to make new friends. Luckily football (soccer) practice is starting up, and Chris meets a few kids on the team-including his cute neighbor Mara. When Mara ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, single parent, disorder, youth, animal life, friendship, coming of age, friends, family, mischievous children
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Little Heroes (1991)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Tomboy and farmgirl Charlene "Charley" Wilson finds fun and adventure with her beloved dog Fuzz and tries to fit in to her small town, while her parents struggle with money and crop production worries.
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, semi serious, uplifting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, countryside, family relations, animal life, best friends, rescue, hopes, family, misfit, youth, friends, child in peril ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Punky Brewster (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Punky Brewster is an American sitcom about a girl named Punky Brewster being raised by her foster parent. The show ran on NBC from September 16, 1984 to September 7, 1986 and again in first-run syndication from October 30, 1987 to May 27, ...
Style: sitcom, touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: orphan, family relations, optimism, friendship, adoption, foster child, disorder, friends, social worker, family problems, strong female presence, custody ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Cousin Skeeter (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Cousin Skeeter is an American children's television show, which ran on Nickelodeon from 1998 to 2001. It starred Robert Ri'chard as Bobby, a young boy whose life changed when his strange cousin Skeeter came to live with his family. With ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sitcom
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: puppet, family, buddies, partners, youth, fast talker, disorder, basketball, puppets, getting along, friends, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 21st century, 1990s
Place: usa, new york
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30%
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Heidi (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 193 min.
Story: After charming her reclusive grandfather and falling in love with the beautiful mountain he calls home, Heidi is uprooted and sent to Frankfurt where she befriends Klara, a young girl confined to a wheelchair.
Style: semi serious, feel good, emotional
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, family relations, friendship, escapades, youth, mischievous children, adventure, young heroes, odd couple, family, hopes, mountain ...
Place: europe, switzerland, swiss alps, germany, alps
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30%
The Children of Noisy Village (1986)
Genre: Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 87 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Children of Noisy Village (Swedish: Alla vi barn i Bullerbyn) is a 1986 film directed by Lasse Hallström, based on books by Astrid Lindgren. The movie starred Anna Sahlin and premiered in December 6, 1986 ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, escapades, family, adventure, youth, mischievous children, friends, disorder, village, village life, children, lake ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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30%
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Toothless (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A female dentist is cast into limbo after her death in an accident and is given the assignment to act as the Tooth Fairy as her action to be admitted into heaven.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: afterlife, dentist, hopes, supernatural, friendship, family relations, youth, romance, heroes, young heroes, family, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Rascal (1969)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy filled with tenderness as a baby raccoon snuggles his way into the life of a lonely boy. He becomes the boy's only companion during his father's frequent absences. Because of Rascal, both father and son realize their ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family relations, child as adult, school, parents and children, fish out of water, adoption, family life, friendship, disorder, friends, animal life, getting home ...
Time: 60s
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Flipper (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Flipper, from Ivan Tors Films in association with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Television, is an American television program first broadcast on NBC from September 19, 1964, until April 15, 1967. Flipper, a bottlenose dolphin, is the companion animal of ...
Style: realistic, feel good, captivating, semi serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dolphins, sea, family relations, park ranger, animal life, save the day, adventure, young heroes, escapades, friendship, youth, danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: florida, usa, everglades
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29%
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Fudge (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 20 min.
Story: Fudge is an American children's television series based on a series of Judy Blume books about a young boy nicknamed Fudge. The series ran for two seasons, with 24 episodes following a telefilm adaptation of Blume's novel Fudge-A-Mania, ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, skyscraper, youth, family, parent, sibling rivalry, friend, little brother, parents, apartment, school ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
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