Movies and TV shows like Phil of the Future

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Phil of the Future
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Phil of the Future is an American sitcom that originally aired on Disney Channel from June 18, 2004 to August 19, 2006 for a total of two seasons. The series was created by Tim Maile and Douglas Tuber and produced by 2121 Productions, a part of Brookwell McNamara Entertainment. It follows a family from the future that gets stranded in the 21st century when their time machine breaks down. The series returns to the US on May 9, 2013 as part of Disney Channel: Throwback Thursday. It also currently airs in select countries such as Canada.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: sitcom, time travel, fish out of water, high school, eccentric family, small town, high school life, family, teenage life, dishonesty, teenager, imaginary, misfit, youth, family relations, social relations, disorder, time traveler, hidden identity, parents and children, siblings relations, time machine, vacation, gadget, family secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2000s, 22nd century
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Back to the Future
Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
USA
116 min.
 8.5
The Adventures of Pete & Pete
Comedy, Drama
USA
30 min.
 8.3
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, feel good and realistic films and TV series with plots about youth, teenage life, family relations, teenager, high school, family and sitcom mostly in Comedy, Family and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Phil of the Future: Even Stevens (2000), 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996), Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996), That's So Raven (2003), How to Build a Better Boy (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Even Stevens
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Even Stevens is an American comedy television series that aired on Disney Channel with a total of three seasons and 65 episodes from June 17, 2000, to June 13, 2003. It follows the life of the Stevenses, a Jewish family living in suburban ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, sitcom, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, teenage life, family life, youth, family relations, disorder, mischievous children, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa
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3rd Rock from the Sun
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
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: humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: sitcom, fish out of water, benign alien, hidden identity, eccentric family, family life, misfit, alien, family relations, disorder, space and aliens, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: ohio, usa
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Sabrina, the Teenage Witch
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, not serious, feel good, touching
Audience: girls' night, pre-teens, teens
Plot: high school, witch, sitcom, supernatural ability, eccentric family, family, high school life, supernatural, female protagonist, teenage life, wizards and magicians, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, usa
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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
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How to Build a Better Boy
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mae and Gabby are two friends who go everywhere together but they are not very popular in their school. Their classmates always pressure because they have not had a boyfriend so to avoid further setbacks, the girls put in place a plan to create the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, teen comedy
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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 ...
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Sky High
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a world where superheroes are commonly known and accepted, young Will Stronghold, the son of the Commander and Jetstream, tries to find a balance between being a normal teenager and an extraordinary being.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, high school, family, friendship, coming of age, teacher, transformation, bullying, superhuman powers, teenagers, supernatural ability, mad scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
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    User:   56%
 
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Liv and Maddie
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The exploits of identical twins Liv, a former television star back home in Wisconsin and in the process of adding movie star to her credits, as well as beginning to focus on her music career, and Maddie, an outstanding student and basketball ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental
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    User:   57%
 
Aliens in America
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Aliens in America is an American sitcom created by David Guarascio and Moses Port that aired on The CW for one season from 2007–2008. Guarascio and Port also served as executive producers of the show alongside Tim Doyle. Luke Greenfield directed ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wisconsin, usa
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System:   59%
    User:   54%
 
The Adventures of Pete & Pete
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Adventures of Pete & Pete is an American children's television series produced by Wellsville Pictures and broadcast by Nickelodeon. The show featured humorous and surreal elements in its narrative, and many recurring themes centered on ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surreal, offbeat, witty
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: small town, mischievous children, parents and children, family, suburbs, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, eccentric family, small town life, suburban life, teenage life, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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System:   59%
    User:   69%
 
Back to the Future
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by rekindling his ...
Style: humorous, exciting, clever, not serious, futuristic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, date night, teen comedy
Plot: time travel, adventure, destiny, mad scientist, misfit partners, race against time, odd couple, chase, changing the past or future, teenage life, chases and races, teenager ...
Time: 80s, future, 1950s, 20th century, 50s ...
Place: california, usa
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System:   56%
    User:   57%
 
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is an American television sitcom that originally aired on NBC from September 10, 1990, to May 20, 1996. The show stars Will Smith as a fictionalized version of himself, a street-smart teenager from West Philadelphia who ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, witty
Audience: teens
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Lizzie McGuire
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Lizzie McGuire is an American live-action teen sitcom, which features an animated version of the title character performing soliloquy. The animated sequences were interspersed with the show's live-action sequences. It premiered on the Disney ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, witty
Audience: pre-teens, kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
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The Neighbors
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: When the Weavers move to a gated community in New Jersey, they discover that the entire neighborhood is comprised of aliens from the planet Zabvron. But as the Weavers and the aliens face the struggles of everyday life together, they discover that ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Munsters
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Munsters is an American television sitcom depicting the home life of a family of benign monsters. It stars Fred Gwynne as Herman Munster and Yvonne De Carlo as his wife, Lily Munster. The series was a satire of both traditional monster movies ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty
Plot: sitcom, vampire, werewolf, cult, eccentric family, estate, imaginary, suburbs, monster, family relations, family, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa
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System:   50%
    User:   46%
 
Not Quite Human
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dr. Jonas Carson, a scientist, invents Chip, an android teenager. Dr. Carson sends Chip to school with his daughter Becky to see whether an android could interact with others. But his former employer decides to try and make a profit by stealing the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: a.i., androids and robots, family, high school, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, imaginary, youth, family relations, siblings relations, high school life, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: arizona, usa
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System:   50%
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Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Zenon Kar, a 13-year-old girl who lives on a space station in the year 2049, gets into some trouble and is banished to Earth. With help from some Earth friends she must find her way back.
Style: humorous, not serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: space station, outer space, mischievous children, adventure, young heroes, friendship, family, alien encounter, space travel, family life, fish out of water, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2040s
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System:   49%
    User:   56%
 
So Little Time
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: So Little Time is an American sitcom starring Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen that aired on Fox Family. The first half of the series aired from June 2, 2001, to August 15, 2001. The series then went on a four-month hiatus owing to network management ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: sitcom, twins, siblings relations, family, teenage life, family life, youth, twin sister, divorced parents, family relations, friends, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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System:   48%
    User:   49%
 
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Snow Day
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a school in upstate New York is snowed in, a group of students hi-jack a plow to keep the school closed..
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, high school, chase, school, adventure, mischievous children, parents and children, children, siblings relations, teachers and students, forces of nature, bullying ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   48%
    User:   54%
 
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Drake & Josh
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Drake & Josh is an American television sitcom created by Dan Schneider for Nickelodeon. The series follows the lives of two teenage boys with opposing personalities, Drake Parker and Josh Nichols, who become stepbrothers. Both actors had played ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, captivating
Audience: pre-teens, teens, family outing
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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System:   48%
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Napoleon Dynamite
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life back home.
Style: humorous, offbeat, not serious, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, small town, friendship, geek, teenager, adolescence, underdog, school dance, bullying, buddies, nerds, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: idaho, usa, utah, mexico
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System:   48%
    User:   53%
 
Wizards of Waverly Place
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Alex, Justin and Max Russo are not your ordinary kids - they're wizards in training! While their parents run the Waverly Sub Station, the siblings struggle to balance their ordinary lives while learning to master their extraordinary powers.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, stylized
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, coming of age, high school, family, siblings relations, restaurant, wizards and magicians, teenage life, supernatural, imaginary, teenager, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   47%
    User:   38%
 
Everybody Hates Chris
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Everybody Hates Chris is an American television narrative sitcom that depicts the troubled teenage experiences of comedian Chris Rock while growing up in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City. The show is set between 1982 and 1987, but Rock ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, high school, eccentric family, teenage life, urban, coming of age, school, family life, misfit, black family, racism ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   46%
    User:   52%
 
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Sister, Sister
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: sitcom, twins, verbal byplay, parents and children, family, siblings relations, college, eccentric family, high school, student life, teenage life, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: detroit, usa
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System:   46%
    User:   37%
 
Cory in the House
Genre: Comedy, Family, Thriller
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, not serious, feel good, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: buddies, white house, young heroes, family, parents and children, sitcom, teenage life, youth, teenager, family relations, friends, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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System:   45%
    User:   52%
 
Boy Meets World
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Boy Meets World is an American television sitcom that chronicles the coming of age events and everyday life-lessons of Cory Matthews, a Philadelphian who grows up from a young boy to a married man. The show aired for seven seasons from 1993 to 2000 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: sitcom, school, coming of age, buddies, friendship, family, college, high school life, high school, teenage life, best friends, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
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System:   45%
    User:   41%
 
Back to the Future Part II
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Marty and Doc are at it again in this wacky sequel to the 1985 blockbuster as the time-traveling duo head to 2015 to nip some McFly family woes in the bud. But things go awry thanks to bully Biff Tannen and a pesky sports almanac. In a last-ditch ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, clever, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, kids, teen comedy
Plot: time travel, adventure, alternate reality, greed, misfit partners, alternate universe, time loop, time, odd couple, high school, chase, destiny ...
Time: future, 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 80s ...
Place: california
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System:   44%
    User:   37%
 
The Brak Show
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
Story: The Brak Show is an animated television series that aired on Cartoon Network's late night programming block, Adult Swim. The Brak Show is a spin-off of the animated television series, Space Ghost Coast to Coast, and featured recurring ...
Style: humorous, not serious, futuristic, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: parents and children, suburbs, sitcom, distant planet, eccentric family, suburban life, high school, parody, escapades, family relations, social relations, disorder ...
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System:   43%
    User:   43%
 

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