Movies and TV shows like Phil of the Future

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Phil of the Future (2004)
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Phil of the Future (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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, sitcom, exciting, captivating, melancholic, witty, offbeat, teen comedy
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, teenager, fish out of water, time machine, family relations, teenage life, gadget, parents and children, high school life, family secret, high school, hidden identity, siblings relations, dishonesty, bully, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, time traveler, family, youth, misfit, vacation, small town, social relations, disorder, crush ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2000s, 22nd century

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Most similar movies to Phil of the Future

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, sitcom and realistic films and TV series with plots about youth, family relations, teenage life, teenager, family, high school and high school life mostly in Comedy, Family and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Phil of the Future: Wizards of Waverly Place (2007), K.C. Undercover (2015), Zapped (2014), 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996), ALF (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Wizards of Waverly Place (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: feel good, not serious, stylized, humorous, parody
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, witch, supernatural ability, wizards and magicians, teenager, high school, teenage girl, family, brother brother relationship, youth, family relations, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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K.C. Undercover (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: exciting, humorous, sitcom, not serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: working undercover, teenage life, high school, child spy, youth, secret identity, state affairs, family, parents and children, young heroes, heroic mission, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: high school, teenage life, youth, high school life, social relations, wish come true, teenager, family, teen romance, step siblings, disorder, half brother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, not serious, humorous, witty, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: fish out of water, alien, family relations, space and aliens, friendship, hidden identity, eccentric family, family life, family secret, goofy hero, benign alien, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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ALF (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A furry alien wiseguy comes to live with a terran family after crashing into their garage.
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, not serious, light ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: benign alien, family, family relations, extraterrestrial, alien, fish out of water, cat, parents and children, suburbs, friendship, comedy of errors, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: feel good, not serious, sitcom, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: witch, supernatural ability, high school, cat, wizards and magicians, witchcraft, friendship, magic, eccentric family, family relations, teenage life, hereditary gift of witchcraft ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: massachusetts, usa
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100%
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The Zack Files (2000)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting, offbeat
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: supernatural, supernatural power, adventure, young heroes, teenage life, buddies, youth, supernatural ability, paranormal phenomena, family relations, friends, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Minutemen (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When three high-school friends invent a time-machine, they decide to use it to go back in time and prevent other youngsters from making humiliating mistakes.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, time machine, time travel, save the world, friendship, adventurer, adventure, partners, escapades, existence paradox, teenager, boy genius ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Marvin Marvin (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: not serious, humorous, sitcom, feel good, teen comedy
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: fish out of water, alien encounter, hidden identity, lifestyle, teenage life, family life, siblings relations, social relations, friends, alien, high school, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Best Friends Whenever (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
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, teen comedy
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: time travel, teenager, high school life, friendship, friends, teenage life, disorder, youth, best friends, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, experiment gone awry, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
That's So Raven (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Raven Baxter is a winsome teen whose ability to glimpse flashes of the future often gets her into hot water.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, not serious, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: family, family relations, psychic power, extrasensory perception, disorder, supernatural ability, teenage life, parents and children, best friends, siblings relations, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Even Stevens (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious, sitcom ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, sibling rivalry, family relations, parents and children, high school life, teenage life, siblings relations, youth, disorder, classmate, eccentric family, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, usa, sacramento california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Thundermans (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Meet The Thundermans, a typical suburban family that happens to have astounding superpowers. At the center of the action are the 14-year-old Thunderman twins, who share the same bathroom, the same school, and the same annoying little siblings. Their ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, twins, siblings relations, young heroes, teenager, supernatural power, heroes, family, superhuman powers, family relations, teen superhero, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, sitcom, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, family, nerd, inventor, scientist, shrinking, cloning, disorder, experiment gone awry, parents and children, child in peril, silly humor ...
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Naturally, Sadie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, family, high school life, animal life, parents and children, teachers and students, siblings relations, high school, nature, teenager, friendship, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Cory in the House (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, humorous, feel good, not serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: teenager, white house, family relations, family life, u.s. president, lifestyle, teenage life, coming of age, parents and children, president, father son relationship, chef ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Neighbors (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, sitcom, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, family relations, parents and children, benign alien, couples, eccentric family, family life, space and aliens, social relations, disorder, suburban life, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Liv and Maddie (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sentimental, humorous, sitcom, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: twins, popularity, teenage life, teenage girl, high school, high school life, youth, family, teenager, siblings relations, parents and children, twin sister ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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How to Be Indie (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: How to Be Indie was a Canadian television show on YTV. The main character is a 13-year-old Indian Canadian teenager named Indira "Indie" Mehta. The program is a single-camera series intended for a youth audience. The series was created by ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: teenage life, youth, family relations, school, social relations, lifestyle, family life, parents and children, eccentric family, friendship, rivalry, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Drake & Josh (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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, captivating, feel good, realistic, sitcom ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, family relations, siblings relations, lifestyle, deal, step siblings, manipulation, prank, unlikely partners, adolescence vs adulthood, family, disorder ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
I Didn't Do It (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom
Audience: teens
Plot: twins, high school life, siblings relations, teenage life, youth, family relations, high school, buddies, friends, coming of age, brother sister relationship, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 19K
Lizzie McGuire (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, family relations, teenage life, family, youth, siblings relations, school, female protagonist, popular girl, grownups, friends, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
How to Build a Better Boy (2014)
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, teen comedy
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: teenage love, robot, high school, teenage girl, disorder, love and romance, best friends, youth, parents and children, family relations, social relations, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Darcy's Wild Life (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Darcy's Wild Life is an American-Canadian television series, filmed during 2004-2006, and broadcast on Discovery Kids and the Family Channel. The show revolves around Darcy Fields, the daughter of an eccentric actress who decides to move away ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: fish out of water, teenage life, youth, family relations, family, small town life, animal life, village life, small town, farm, veterinarian, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 13K
Sister, Sister (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, family relations, parents and children, high school life, sister sister relationship, friendship, twin sister, lifestyle, youth, eccentric family, verbal byplay, teenage girl ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Aliens in America (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, sitcom, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, exchange student, family relations, muslim, culture clash, social relations, society, youth, friendship, prejudice, christianity, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Suite Life on Deck (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: humorous, sitcom, realistic, not serious, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: twins, ship, twin brother, family, family relations, siblings relations, adventure, lifestyle, disorder, teenage life, high school life, mischievous children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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My Life as Liz (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: My Life as Liz is a mockumentary style American television series that centers on the life of Liz Lee, a misfit high-school senior living in small town Texas. The series debuted on MTV on January 18, 2010. The first season finale aired on March 8, ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, youth, social relations, teenage life, high school life, power relations, parents and children, society, best friends, family relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Incredible Crew (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Incredible Crew is an American sketch comedy television series, created by Nick Cannon for Cartoon Network. Cannon created the series in early 2012, and the series aired as a preview on December 31, 2012, while the series run premiered on January ...
Style: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, captivating ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, social relations, youth, family, prank, high school, high school life, hidden camera, teenager, music
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.6
 49K
The Middle (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The daily mishaps of a married woman and her semi-dysfunctional family and their attempts to survive life in general in the city of Orson, Indiana.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic, sitcom ...
Plot: siblings relations, family, adolescence, family values, everyday life, family life, family relations, parents and children, teenage girl, parenthood, couple relations, childhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%