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Barney & Friends (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
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
Audience: kids, toddlers
Plot: friendship, family, friends, dinosaur, best friends, mischievous children, young heroes, family life, misfit, youth, family relations, love, imagination, toy comes to life, animal that acts human, tyrannosaurus rex, children, song
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, family relations, friendship, disorder and young heroes mostly in Family, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Barney & Friends: Barney's Animal ABCs (2008), Mighty Med (2013), Geppetto (2000), Pippi Longstocking (1969), Santa Who? (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, toddlers
Plot: family, friendship, animal life, song, kids and family, escapades, misfit, youth, friends, disorder, animal that acts human, tyrannosaurus rex
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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95%
 6.7
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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
Audience: kids
Plot: superhero, heroes, imaginary, youth, family, friends, best friends, friendship, hospital, sitcom, teenager
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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82%
 5.6
 616
Geppetto (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a man wishes for a son, he learns what it means to be a father.
Style: semi serious, feel good, stylized, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, puppets, parents and children, family, miraculous event, imaginary, youth, disorder, young heroes, friendship, escapades, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Pippi Longstocking (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Pippi Longstocking is a TV series based on Astrid Lindgren's Pippi Longstocking children's books. The show ran for thirteen episodes, the first episode being broadcast 8 February 1969 on the then Swedish public service channel Sveriges ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, mischievous children, family, small town, adventure, escapades, youth, friends, disorder, best friends, pets, superhuman powers ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 5.2
 1K
Santa Who? (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: santa claus, young heroes, family, save the day, holiday, romance, friendship, memory loss, disorder, friends, family life, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, toddlers
Plot: friends, family, children, animal that acts human, tyrannosaurus rex, christmas, song
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: It's Schluufy's birthday, and the Oogieloves (Goobie, Zoozie and Toofie), along with their friends J. Edgar, Windy Window and Ruffy, are organizing a party. (Shh! It's a secret.) Everything is going along just perfectly until J. Edgar ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers
Plot: puppets, friendship, family, friends, young heroes, escapades, youth, disorder, getting along, birthday, balloon
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.6
 2K
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, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family, superhero, teenage life, heroes, young heroes, imaginary, youth, friends, best friends, sitcom, teenager, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: island, family, teaching the ways of the world, youth, black family, family relations, friends, social relations, married couple, friend, african american
Time: 90s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: family outing, kids
Plot: sea monster, friendship, mischievous children, school, young heroes, suburbs, family, rescue, ocean or sea, adolescence vs adulthood, fish out of water, imaginary kingdom ...
Place: san diego california
⇓ 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, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sitcom, siblings relations, family, family life, youth, family relations, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder, favoritism among siblings, child, sibling rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Naked Brothers Band (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The Naked Brothers Band is an American musical comedy series created by Polly Draper. The show depicts the daily lives of Draper's sons, who lead a fictional world-renowned rock band from New York City. As a mockumentary, the storyline is a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: music band, family, siblings relations, ambition, music, artists and showbiz, youth, family relations, friends, buddies, musician's life, desire for fame ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.4
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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, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: hip hop, music band, family, teenage life, teenager, aspiring singer, artists and showbiz, youth, friends, musician's life
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.5
 465
The Zack Files (2000)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, exciting
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: supernatural ability, family, high school, young heroes, teenager, coming of age, adventure, high school life, teenage life, heroes, supernatural, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Garbage Pail Kids Movie (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seven disgusting kids but nevertheless of interesting personality are being made of the green mud coming out of garbage can. Once alive their master gives them rules to obey although they think that life is funnier without following stupid ...
Style: toilet humor, humorous, not serious, offbeat, gross out humor ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: friendship, family, adventure, mischievous children, misfit, monster, garbage, youth, disorder, friends, bullying, children ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 2K
Toothless (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
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, humorous, stylized, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: afterlife, dentist, young heroes, family, supernatural romance, legends and myths, romance, family life, youth, supernatural, friends, unlikely partners ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Dog with a Blog (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Avery Jennings and Tyler James are step-siblings who are complete opposites. The family faces an even bigger adjustment when their new dog, Stan, can talk and also has a blog, unbeknownst to the family. Stan uses his blog to discuss the happenings ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, not serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family life, family, dog, teenage life, youth, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, talking dog, pets, anthropomorphism, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.2
 246
Kids World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: What would you wish for if you were eleven and could have anything in the world? Your parents don't understand you. Your teenage brother is constantly getting you in trouble...for things he did! You're in love with the twelve-year-old girl ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, suspense
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, mischievous children, single parent, young heroes, rescue, family, friendship, parents and children, child as adult, imaginary kingdom, teenage life, wish come true ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Little Monsters (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young boy is scared of the monster under his bed. He asks his 6th grade brother to swap rooms for the night as a bet that the monster really exists. Soon the brother becomes friends with the monster and discovers a whole new world of fun and games ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: friendship, monster, bed, family, mischievous children, adventure, young heroes, curses spells and rituals, wish come true, fish out of water, danger, escapades ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Beethoven's 5th (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When Sara takes Beethoven to spend summer vacation with wacky Uncle Freddie in an old mining town, the mischievous canine "digs up" the missing clue to a legendary hidden fortune of Rita and Moe ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, best friends, small town, young heroes, family, rescue, friendship, family life, fish out of water, escapades, heroes, partners ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.4
 608
Mortified (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Story: Mortified was an Australian children's television series, co-produced by the Australian Children's Television Foundation and Enjoy Entertainment for the Nine Network Australia, Disney Australia and the BBC. The series premiered on 30 June ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: coming of age, school, parents and children, family, eccentric family, family life, teenage life, youth, family relations, friends, obsession, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
 5K
Annie (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old Annie has been living in an orphanage her whole life run by cruel Miss Hannigan. After unsuccessful escape attempts, Grace Farrell comes to take the child home to live two weeks with billionaire Oliver Warbucks during Christmas.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: orphan, adoption, friendship, young heroes, family, holiday, family relations, friends, follow your dream, cons and scams, ambition, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.5
 2K
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: humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, toddlers
Plot: puppets, family, animal life, pets, friendship, friends, brother brother relationship, educational program, shrinking, talking to the audience, miniaturization, male protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Barney's Great Adventure (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Mom and dad dump son Cody, daughter Abby, her best friend Marcella and a baby on the farm with Grandpa and Grandma. Purple dinosaur Barney soon appears to entertain kids, and when a large colorful egg deposited on a farm by a shooting star is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: toddlers, kids, family outing
Plot: family, adventure, countryside, anti heroes, mischievous children, young heroes, chase, rescue, friendship, imaginary kingdom, fish out of water, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.0
 153
I Heart Shakey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shakey is a family film about a 35-year-old widower named J.T. O'Neil, his precocious 10-year-old daughter and their devoted mutt Shakey. After moving from a small town to Chicago and missing the fine print in their rental contract, J.T. is ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: pets, family relations, family, mischievous children, single parent, parents and children, family life, youth, friends, disorder, widower, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Jim Henson Hour (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: The Jim Henson Hour is a short-lived television series that aired on NBC in 1989. It was developed as a showcase for The Jim Henson Company's various puppet creations, including the popular Muppet characters. Only nine of the twelve episodes ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: puppet, family, buddies, puppets, friendship, legends and myths, showbiz, workplace situations, ambition, danger, escapades, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.3
 143
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: youth, family relations, family, siblings relations, skyscraper, apartment, elevator, school, friend, sibling rivalry, parent
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Eloise at Christmastime (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Eloise insists on helping with yuletide nuptials.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: hotel, nanny, shopping, christmas, mischievous children, young heroes, family, holiday, little girl, wedding, waiter, opposites attract ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, nanny, family, youth, family relations, disorder, young heroes, parents and children, when the parents are away, friends, father son relationship, boy
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 988
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
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: puppets, teenage life, youth, family, black family, teenager, puppet, sitcom, disorder, buddies, odd couple, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 21st century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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