Movies and TV shows like Phil of the Future

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Phil of the Future (2004)
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: time travel, sitcom, fish out of water, teenager, high school, eccentric family, small town, high school life, family, time traveler, teenage life, dishonesty, imaginary, misfit, youth, family relations, social relations, disorder, hidden identity, parents and children, siblings relations, time machine, vacation, gadget, family secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2000s, 22nd century

Most similar movies to Phil of the Future

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, realistic and semi serious films and TV series with plots about youth, family, teenage life, sitcom, teenager, family relations and friends mostly in Comedy, Family and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Phil of the Future: Zapped (2014), Best Friends Whenever (2015), That's So Raven (2003), 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996), Even Stevens (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Zapped (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Zoey is a talented dancer whose organized life is rudely disrupted when she moves in with her new step-dad and three step-brothers, until she discovers a dog-training app that can get boys to obey her every command. But she soon learns that it ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, teen comedy
Plot: high school, high school life, teenage life, imaginary, youth, family, wish come true, social relations, disorder, teenager, obedience, dance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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100%
Best Friends Whenever (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: The live-action comedy follows best friends Shelby and Cyd who, when their aspiring scientist friend Barry’s invention goes awry, gain the power to leap forward and backward in time whenever they want – and sometimes when they don’t. Now, they ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, best friends, teenage life, family, high school, teenager, youth, disorder, friends, experiment gone awry, high school life, imaginary
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
That's So Raven (2003)
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, teen comedy, teens, pre-teens
Plot: family, sitcom, psychic, african american, supernatural ability, young heroes, psychic power, high school, black family, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
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: not serious, humorous, offbeat, witty
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: sitcom, fish out of water, benign alien, alien, hidden identity, eccentric family, family life, misfit, family relations, disorder, space and aliens, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show is an American syndicated science fiction sitcom based on the 1989 film, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids. It expands upon the original film's concept of a shrinking experiment gone wrong to include a myriad of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, scientist, parents and children, experiment gone awry, teenager, based on movie, escapades, imaginary, adventure, disorder, danger, youth ...
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Even Stevens (2000)
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, sitcom, parents and children, siblings relations, sibling relationship, jewish, teenager, eccentric family, teenage life, family life, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Neighbors (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
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, feel good, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, benign alien, family relations, parents and children, eccentric family, family life, couples, suburban life, misfit, social relations, disorder, alien contact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.4
 27K
ALF (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: A furry alien wiseguy comes to live with a terran family after crashing into their garage.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, light, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: benign alien, fish out of water, sitcom, culture clash, parents and children, family relations, family, alien, cat, comedy of errors, friendship, suburbs ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.5
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Lab Rats (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, not serious
Audience: kids
Plot: teenage life, superhuman powers, family, youth, best friends, friends, social relations, underground, teenager, scientist, superhero, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Marvin Marvin (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Marvin Marvin is an American science fiction slapstick comedy television series that aired from November 24, 2012 to April 27, 2013. The series was set to premiere on Nickelodeon in 2013, but was pushed forward to November 24, 2012. It stars Lucas ...
Style: humorous, not serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: alien encounter, sitcom, fish out of water, high school, teenager, youth, suburbs, disorder, space and aliens, benign alien, best friends, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
K.C. Undercover (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: K.C. Cooper, a high school math whiz and karate black-belt, learns that her parents are spies when they recruit her to join them in the secret government agency, The Organization. While she now has the latest spy gadgets at her disposal, K.C. has a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, youth, sitcom, young heroes, espionage, family, teenager, spy, black belt, artificial intelligence, high school, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Aliens in America (2007)
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
Plot: high school, sitcom, muslim, exchange student, friendship, fish out of water, racism, teenager, teenage life, misfit, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
So Little Time (2001)
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: twins, sitcom, family, siblings relations, teenage life, youth, friends, best friends, teenage love, high school life, love and romance, twin sister ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Liv and Maddie (2013)
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, feel good, sentimental, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: high school life, twins, family, high school, siblings relations, teenage life, youth, family relations, parents and children, teachers and students, family life, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: white house, teenager, buddies, family, young heroes, sitcom, parents and children, teenage life, youth, family relations, friends, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 15K
Lizzie McGuire (2001)
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: sitcom, friendship, best friends, school, family, siblings relations, teenager, teenage life, coming of age, high school, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
I Didn't Do It (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Ultra-competitive fraternal twins Lindy and Logan Watson, together with their four best friends, navigate their freshman year of high school. Each episode begins with a comedic "what just happened?" situation as Lindy and Logan each spin ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: twins, high school life, siblings relations, teenage life, youth, best friends, sitcom, high school, teenager, family relations, buddies, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Girl from Tomorrow (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The Girl from Tomorrow is an Australian children's television series created by Film Australia. The series is based around Alana, a girl from the year 3000. At the start of the series, she is kidnapped by Silverthorn, a criminal from the year ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, clever
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: fish out of water, time traveler, friendship, time travel, time machine, adventure, master villain, teenager, young heroes, family, getting home, friends ...
Time: year 1990, 20th century
Place: sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Munsters Today (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Munsters Today is an American sitcom that aired in syndication from 1988 to 1991. The series served as a sequel to the 1960s sitcom The Munsters.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat
Plot: sitcom, eccentric family, goofy hero, suburbs, fish out of water, family, family relations, disorder, supernatural ability, parents and children, experiment gone awry, suburban life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, teen comedy, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, sent to the past, misfit partners, inventions and discoveries, time machine, teenage life, teenager, lightning, electric guitar, flying car, high school dance ...
Time: future, 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 2010s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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See Dad Run (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The story of David Hobbs, who has spent the last decade playing the perfect father on one of TV’s biggest sitcoms. But when the series ends and his wife resumes her own television career, he finds himself cast in his most challenging role to date: ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: sitcom, family, parents and children, youth, family relations, family life, actor's life, couple relations, siblings relations, teenage life, artists and showbiz, couples
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Malcolm in the Middle (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A gifted young teen tries to survive life with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, neurotic, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: siblings relations, sitcom, parents and children, anger, eccentric family, family relations, teenage life, prodigy, suburban life, youth, social satire, uptight character ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.7
 30K
Drake & Josh (2004)
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: humorous, feel good, captivating, realistic, situational comedy ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: teenage life, siblings relations, family, unlikely partners, family relations, lifestyle, manipulations, prank, adolescence vs adulthood, step siblings, deal, disorder ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Suite Life on Deck (2008)
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 ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: ship, twins, cruise ship, best friends, family, ocean or sea, twin brother, teenager, sitcom, siblings relations, high school, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Bill Engvall Show (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Bill Engvall Show is a sitcom which ran on TBS from July 17, 2007 to September 5, 2009. The series starred comedian Bill Engvall and was written and created by Engvall and Michael Leeson. The series was canceled on September 25, 2009. On June ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, family life, family, couples, suburbs, family relations, couple relations, suburban life, teenage life, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Naturally, Sadie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Naturally, Sadie is a Canadian comedy teen drama sitcom that ran for three seasons from June 24, 2005 to August 26, 2007. It was produced in Canada, set in Whitby, Ontario. Filmed in Toronto, Ontario, most of the show was shot inside a former ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: high school, high school life, family, teenage life, teenager, youth, social relations, friends, best friends, parents and children, siblings relations, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 6K
Trophy Wife (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The third time's the charm, they say, and reformed party girl Kate is hoping that's true when she becomes the third wife of a slightly older man, Pete. They fell into each others' arms (literally) at a karaoke bar, and flash forward a ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, captivating, satirical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, mischievous children, fish out of water, youth, blonde, family, family relations, couple relations, overbearing parent, disorder, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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 ⇓
28%
Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century (1999)
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, escapades, disorder, misfit, friends, outer space, friendship, adventure, mischievous children, young heroes, teenager, alien encounter ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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