Movies and TV shows like Life with Derek

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Life with Derek (2005)
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Life with Derek (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Life with Derek is a Canadian television sitcom that aired on Family and VRAK.TV in Canada and on Disney Channel in the United States. The series premiered on Family on September 18, 2005, and ran for four seasons, ending its run on March 25, 2009. The series starred Michael Seater and Ashley Leggat as the two oldest children in a stepfamily. It ended with 70 episodes and one spin-off television film, entitled Vacation with Derek.
Style: humorous, sincere, witty, sitcom, captivating, entertaining, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: step siblings, family, remarry, teenage life, youth, family relations, misfit, family life, ego clash, siblings relations, rivalry, fish out of water, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, stepbrother stepsister relationship, stepfather, teenager, large family, lifestyle change, father daughter relationship, relationships, father son relationship, half brother, half sister ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada

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Most similar movies to Life with Derek

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, sitcom and semi serious films and TV series with plots about family relations, youth, family, siblings relations, family life, teenage life and parents and children mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Life with Derek: Drake & Josh (2004), Lizzie McGuire (2001), Los Serrano (2003), Heartland (2007), Step by Step (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, feel good, captivating, realistic, sitcom ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: teenage life, family relations, siblings relations, lifestyle, adolescence vs adulthood, step siblings, manipulations, unlikely partners, prank, manipulation, deal, family ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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100%
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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: teen comedy, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, family relations, teenage life, youth, family, siblings relations, school, female protagonist, part animation, popular girl, grownups, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
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100%
 7.4
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Los Serrano (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Los Serrano is a Spanish television drama comedy which premiered on 22 April 2003 and aired on Telecinco. It tells the story of the Serrano family, who lives in Round Santa Justa No 133, located in the fictional neighborhood of Santa Justa, in the ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: blended family, step siblings, eccentric family, family life, parents and children, youth, friendship, teenage life, fall in love, family business, love and romance, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, madrid, spain
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100%
 8.4
 13K
Heartland (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Life is hard on the Flemings' ranch in the Alberta foothills where abused or neglected horses find refuge with a kind, hard-working family. Debts abound and the bank is about to foreclose. Can they keep the ranch running?
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: horse ranch, horse, farm, wild horse, family, small town, family relations, siblings relations, youth, workplace, animal life, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Step by Step (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Step by Step is an American television sitcom that starred Patrick Duffy and Suzanne Somers as two single parents, who spontaneously get married after meeting one another during a vacation, resulting in them becoming the heads of a large blended ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: blended family, family relations, family, youth, family life, couple relations, parents and children, couples, siblings relations, sexism, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
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41%
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Family Ties (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Former 1960s flower children Steven and Elyse Keaton raise their conservative son Alex, daughters Mallory and Jennifer, and later, youngest child Andrew.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, liberal, culture clash, parents and children, hippie, lifestyle, republican, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, americana ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, ohio
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36%
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Blossom (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Blossom is an American sitcom broadcast on NBC from January 3, 1991, to May 22, 1995. The series was created by Don Reo, and starred Mayim Bialik as Blossom Russo, a teenager living with her father and two brothers. It was produced by Reo's ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, single parent, single father, eccentric family, youth, teenage life, family, father daughter relationship, friendship between girls, brother sister relationship, teenage girl, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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34%
Good Luck Charlie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Good Luck Charlie is an American television sitcom, which premiered on April 4, 2010, on Disney Channel. The series was created by Phil Baker and Drew Vaupen, who wanted to create a program that would appeal to entire families, as opposed to only ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, witty, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: large family, adolescence, diary, nurse, family relations, parents and children, family values, parenthood, siblings relations, youth, family, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
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33%
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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, feel good, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: popularity, teenage life, twins, youth, rivalry, high school life, teenage girl, siblings relations, parents and children, family relations, supportive parent, actress ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
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31%
 5.2
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See Dad Run (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, not serious, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: parents and children, couples, family life, couple relations, family relations, actor's life, family, fatherhood, parenthood, lifestyle, humour, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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30%
Wendell and Vinnie (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows Vinnie Bassett, proprietor of a pop culture memorabilia store who only takes breaks to read comic books and play video games. His bachelor life comes to a halt when he assumes guardianship of his incredibly intelligent and mature ...
Style: not serious, humorous, sitcom, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: custody, uncle nephew relationship, family life, family, youth, siblings relations, family relations, family values, silly humor, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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29%
 7.6
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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: witty, feel good, humorous, semi serious, sitcom ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, sibling rivalry, family relations, youth, teenage life, high school life, siblings relations, parents and children, disorder, classmates, eccentric family, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, usa, sacramento california
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28%
Dog with a Blog (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: feel good, semi serious, not serious, sitcom, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: talking dog, teenage life, dog, family relations, talking animals, parents and children, family life, youth, imaginary, family, step siblings, teenager ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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50%
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The Parents (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Life of a family of five: father, mother and their three boys.
Style: humorous, sitcom, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Plot: youth, family life, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, couple relations, teenage love, coming of age, family, rivalry, friendship, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
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28%
Less Than Kind (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Less Than Kind is a Canadian television comedy-drama series that stars Jesse Camacho as Sheldon Blecher, a teenager growing up in a loving but dysfunctional Jewish family in Winnipeg. The show's cast also includes Maury Chaykin and Wendel ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, coming of age, family life, teenage life, family business, parents and children, jewish family, misfit, society, disorder, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Girl Meets World (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of relatable and adventurous Riley Matthews, the tween daughter of Cory and Topanga Matthews, and her bold best friend Maya as they traverse the twists and turns of teenage years at Manhattan's John Quincy Adams Middle School ...
Style: humorous, realistic, sitcom, sentimental, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, family outing, teen comedy, teen drama
Plot: school, coming of age, teenage girl, family values, supportive parent, parents and children, self discovery, teachers and students, teenage life, youth, family, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Diff'rent Strokes (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Diff'rent Strokes is an American television sitcom that aired on NBC from November 3, 1978, to May 4, 1985, and on ABC from September 27, 1985, to March 7, 1986. The series stars Gary Coleman and Todd Bridges as Arnold and Willis Jackson, two ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: interracial adoption, family relations, orphan, adoption, african american, brother brother relationship, family, family life, odd couple, siblings relations, parents and children, eccentric family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Sudden Text (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Maude, Jennifer, Melanie, Vincent, and Sami navigate adolescence and the ups and downs of high school in a changing digital world amid the emergence of social media. The group gathers their talents and passions around the common project of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, parents and children, youth, family relations, family life, high school, teenage life, coming of age, party, arranged marriage, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Instant Mom (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Martini Mondays and tequila Tuesdays take a back seat to new step-motherhood when former party girl Stephanie marries Charlie, an older dad with three kids. Becoming an instant mom doesn't come with a rulebook, but it does come with a dose of ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family life, couples, family problems, parents and children, newlyweds, couple relations, family relations, life turned upside down, siblings relations, supportive parent, disorder, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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26%
 6.7
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Full House (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Full House is an American sitcom television series. Set in San Francisco, the show chronicles widowed father Danny Tanner, who, after the death of his wife Pam, enlists his best friend Joey Gladstone and his brother-in-law Jesse Katsopolis to help ...
Style: sitcom, touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, father daughter relationship, friends, friendship, family life, single parent, single father, eccentric family, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Cory in the House (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Japan
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, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: white house, family relations, teenager, family life, u.s. president, lifestyle, teenage life, parents and children, coming of age, father son relationship, chef, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.6
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Raising Dad (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Raising Dad is an American television series that aired on the WB from September 2001 until May 2002. The series starred Bob Saget, Kat Dennings, Brie Larson, Riley Smith, Beau Wirick, and Jerry Adler, and was produced by Albion Productions in ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, parents and children, youth, siblings relations, teenage life, family life, living with parents, family relations, social relations, indoor, coming of age, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.7
 2K
Quints (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jamie Grover (Kimberly J. Brown) is an only child who has always wanted out from the constant attention her parents give her. Her wish is finally granted when she finds out her mother is pregnant, but when she turns out to have quints, Jamie's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family relations, baby, life turned upside down, child as adult, family life, teenage life, siblings relations, parents and children, youth, family, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 6.3
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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, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, teenage life, high school life, parents and children, sister sister relationship, friendship, twin sister, lifestyle, youth, eccentric family, verbal byplay, teenage girl ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The War at Home (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The War at Home is an American sitcom created by Rob Lotterstein that ran from September 11, 2005 to April 22, 2007 on Fox. It follows the antics of a largely dysfunctional Long Island family. The show lasted for two full seasons but was not renewed ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, eccentric family, teenage life, parents and children, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, couple relations, family values, youth, father son relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, long island, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, coming of age, friends, buddies, brother sister relationship, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, mischievous children, siblings relations, parents and children, family life, family relations, sibling rivalry, disorder, youth, favoritism among siblings, children, twin brothers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Brady Bunch (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: When widower Mike Brady marries a lovely lady widow Carol Ann, their two families become one. These are the misadventures of this new couple, their six children, a dog named Tiger, and quirky housekeeper Alice.
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, suburbs, family relations, architect, cheerleader, family life, parents and children, suburban life, couple relations, cult, teenage life, couples ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 36K
iCarly (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: iCarly is an American teen sitcom that ran on Nickelodeon from September 8, 2007 until November 23, 2012. The series was created by Dan Schneider. It focuses on teenager Carly Shay, who creates her own web show called iCarly with her best friends ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, feel good, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: high school, teenage girl, friends, friendship, teenage life, siblings relations, family, family relations, teenager, lifestyle, computers and web, sister ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.3
 280
Gigantic (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A half-hour dramedy that takes a fictional look at the glitzy, chaotic and often hilarious life of being a Hollywood "it" kid. Set in the world of the Hollywood elite packed with A-list parties and privilege, it tells a coming-of-age story ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, hollywood, coming of age, teenage life, starlet, artists and showbiz, family, lifestyle, youth, parents and children, celebrity culture, celebrity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%