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, children, singing, song, imagination, toy comes to life, animal that acts human, child, tyrannosaurus rex
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and realistic films and TV series with plots about family, friends, youth, friendship, family relations, young heroes and disorder mostly in Family, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Barney & Friends: Barney's Animal ABCs (2008), Zoboomafoo (1999), Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (2014), Cory in the House (2007), 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: friends, disorder, family, escapades, animal life, youth, friendship, misfit, kids and family, song, tyrannosaurus rex, animal that acts human
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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, friends, friendship, pets, family, animal life, puppets, shrinking, educational program, animal, talking to the audience, looking at the camera ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: youth, music, family, friends, singing, tyrannosaurus rex, animal that acts human, singer, song
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sibling rivalry, siblings relations, mischievous children, disorder, family life, youth, favoritism among siblings, family, parents and children, family relations, child
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: sitcom, realistic, witty, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: white house, teenager, family, parents and children, family relations, young heroes, friends, coming of age, teenage love, buddies, family life, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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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: humorous, not serious, light, surreal, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: best friends, imaginary, superhero, friendship, youth, hospital, family, friends, teenager, super villain, heroes, odd ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sesame Street Mexico (1972)
Genre: Family
Country: Mexico
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Plaza S├ęsamo 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, reading, youth, best friends, friends, puppets, teaching the ways of the world, personal safety, family, educational program, children
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 80s, 90s, 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, sesame street
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, humorous
Audience: toddlers, kids
Plot: family, friends, tyrannosaurus rex, animal that acts human, song, christmas, children
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, not serious, realistic
Audience: kids
Plot: sport, teenage life, youth, follow your dream, contests and competitions, desire for fame, family relations, rivalry, friendship, family, mischievous children, teenage boy ...
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: humorous, sitcom, funny, not serious, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, young heroes, teenage life, heroes, friends, family, partners, imaginary, best friends, youth, escapades, teenager ...
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, feel good, humorous, educational
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: island, youth, social relations, teaching the ways of the world, friends, family relations, family, friend, married couple, african american, black family
Time: 90s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: music band, family, youth, friends, artists and showbiz, hip hop, rivalry, society, teenage life, musician's life, teenager, aspiring singer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Horrid Henry: The Movie (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Henry fails yet again to hand in his homework for the umpteenth time, he has no idea that this will set off a chain of events which will see him forming an unlikely alliance with Moody Margaret, the infuriating girl next door, and his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, light, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, young heroes, friendship, youth, parents and children, teachers and students, disorder, family life, friends, family, school, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, danger, youth, young heroes, media satire, adolescence vs adulthood, misfit, fish out of water, school, odd couple, rescue ...
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, friendship, teddy bear, talking dog, best friends, youth, danger, rescue, mischievous children, young heroes, friends, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, semi serious, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family life, friendship, hopes, on the road, family relations, getting home, siblings relations, christmas, dog, wish come true, friends, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
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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, feel good, touching
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: christmas, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, young heroes, mischievous children, friendship, parents and children, fish out of water, family life, hopes, youth, miraculous event ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: suspenseful, exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: kids
Plot: crimes, escapades, adventure, young heroes, save the day, parents and children, friends, family relations, police investigation, investigation, family, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, family, best friends, youth, siblings relations, family relations, dream come true, imaginary, teenage life, talking animals, kids and family, absurdism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: humorous, educational, semi serious, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: best friends, friendship, artists and showbiz, family, lifestyle, showbiz, youth, puppets, personal safety, friends, children, reminiscence ...
Time: 80s
Place: sesame street, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Babysitters Beware (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Seven-year-old Danny Parker is a good kid who loves his parents. But they have to go out on business dinners all the time, leaving him stuck with a sitter. It's not so bad when it's his favorite babysitter, Janelle but he also gets stuck ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: youth, disorder, family, mischievous children, friends, when the parents are away, parents and children, family relations, young heroes, nanny, father son relationship, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: humorous, semi serious, sitcom
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friends, family relations, parents and children, getting along, puppets, basketball, disorder, family, teenage life, friendship, fast talker, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Toothless (1997)
Genre: Adventure, 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, semi serious, touching, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: afterlife, dentist, hopes, supernatural, legends and myths, family life, youth, family, heroes, romance, family relations, young heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, uplifting, semi serious, touching, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, family relations, animal life, pets, hopes, family, heroes, countryside, youth, danger, best friends, small town life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Where Is Winky's Horse? (2007)
Genre: Family
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the sequel to "Winky's Horse", 8-year old Winky looks after the horse of St Nicholas. Then one day the horse runs away.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: horse, follow your dream, young heroes, family relations, friends, school, friendship, family life, escapades, disorder, youth, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, disorder, animal life, mischievous children, friendship, coming of age, youth, single parent, friends, family relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Geppetto (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a man wishes for a son, he learns what it means to be a father.
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: mischievous children, imaginary, young heroes, puppets, friends, family relations, parents and children, miraculous event, friendship, escapades, disorder, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: orphan, adoption, optimism, friendship, foster child, family relations, custody, social worker, young heroes, friends, pets, strong female presence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Santa Who? (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Santa Claus develops amnesia after accidentally falling out of his sleigh and only the innocence of a small child can save him. Meanwhile, Santa has to battle the disbelief of a newsman.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: santa claus, friendship, young heroes, save the day, family relations, family life, family, disorder, memory loss, holiday, friends, romance ...
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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: feel good, semi serious, emotional
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, friendship, friends, young heroes, teaching the ways of the world, family relations, rich and poor, family life, odd couple, youth, custody, siblings relations ...
Place: europe, switzerland, germany, swiss alps, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%