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Life with Derek (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
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, semi serious, witty, realistic, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, ego clash, siblings relations, blended family, middle class, teenager, sitcom, teenage life, coming of age, family life, rivalry, youth, family relations, fish out of water, misfit, remarry, parent getting married, step siblings, step parent, divorced divorcee, counselor, stepmother, stepfather, boyfriend, best friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films and TV series with plots about family relations, youth, family, teenage life, teenager, siblings relations and sitcom mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Life with Derek: See Dad Run (2012), Blossom (1990), Lizzie McGuire (2001), Liv and Maddie (2013), Good Luck Charlie (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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
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95%
 6.0
 6K
Blossom (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: sitcom, family, single father, single parent, best friends, eccentric family, teenage life, youth, family relations, friends, siblings relations, father son relationship ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 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 ⇓
87%
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 ⇓
78%
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Good Luck Charlie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: feel good, humorous, witty, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, sitcom, family relations, parents and children, babies and infants, nurse, siblings relations, youth, family values, adolescence, parenthood, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 ⇓
77%
 7.7
 12K
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 ⇓
74%
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 ⇓
72%
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Girl Meets World (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: teens, family outing, teen comedy, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, sitcom, middle school, female protagonist, teenager, school, best friends, family, high school, female friendship, parents and children, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Wendell and Vinnie (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: youth, family, family relations, uncle nephew relationship, siblings relations, sitcom, custody, family life, family values
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Parent Family (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Life of a family of five: father, mother and their three boys.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous
Plot: teenager, youth, couple relations, parents and children, sibling relationship, family, sitcom, siblings relations, family life, family relations, coming of age, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.2
 3K
Unfabulous (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Unfabulous is an American children's television series that aired on Nickelodeon. The series is about an "unfabulous" 7th Grade middle school student named Addie Singer, played by Emma Roberts. The show, which debuted in late summer ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: teenager, middle school, best friends, family, coming of age, aspiring singer, school, friendship, sitcom, teenage life, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.9
 229
Raising Dad (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, single parent, parents and children, high school teacher, single father, living with parents, family life, teenage life, family relations, social relations, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.1
 605
Just Jordan (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Just Jordan is an American television sitcom that aired on Nickelodeon as a part of the network's TEENick lineup. The series debuted on January 7, 2007 and was cancelled on April 5, 2008 with 29 episodes produced.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: rise to the top, against the odds, teenager, urban, family, youth, best friends, city life, teenage life, love and romance, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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 ⇓
64%
 6.6
 626
Instant Mom (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, life turned upside down, black family, blended family, family, family life, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.6
 3K
Moesha (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Moesha was an American sitcom series that aired on the UPN network from January 23, 1996 to May 14, 2001. The series stars R&B singer Brandy Norwood as Moesha Mitchell, a high school student living with her family in the Leimert Park ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, multicultural
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: sitcom, verbal byplay, best friends, teenage life, family, high school, blended family, black family, family life, youth, family relations, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.8
 478
Less Than Kind (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: dysfunctional family, sitcom, comedy of errors, social misfits, coming of age, jewish family, jewish, overweight, nothing goes right, parents and children, family life, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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 ⇓
59%
The Brothers Garcia (2000)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Brothers García is an American sitcom that premiered in 2000 on Nickelodeon and ended in 2004. It was among the first projects of Sí TV, an effort to produce programming featuring Latino characters, however being aimed at a diverse audience. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, teenager, immigrants, family life, family relations, siblings relations, teenage life, youth, social relations, latinos, brother, intelligence ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ 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 ⇓
57%
 6.6
 21K
Family Matters (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A long-running dramedy centering on the Winslow family, a middle-class African American family living in Chicago, and their pesky next-door neighbor, ultra-nerd Steve Urkel. A spin-off of Perfect Strangers.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, verbal byplay, family, goofy hero, parents and children, middle class, black family, family life, suburbs, youth, family relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 ⇓
57%
 5.3
 261
Alice, I Think (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Story: Alice, I Think was a Canadian television series based on the Susan Juby book of the same name. Fifteen-year-old Alice is a "hyper-critical, socially-retarded narcissist with mind-numbingly poor judgement," played by Carly McKillip. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic
Audience: family outing, teen drama
Plot: dysfunctional family, hippie, eccentric family, small town, small town life, family, family relations, friends, social relations, friendship, family life, gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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 ⇓
54%
 4.7
 353
Step Dogs (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a pampered Hollywood pooch is sent up to North to live with a wise cracking farm-mutt, all leashes are off.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: siblings relations, family, when the parents are away, talking dog, dog, youth, family relations, kidnapping, family life, crimes, 13 year old, snow ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Sister, Sister (1994)
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, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: sitcom, twins, verbal byplay, parents and children, family, twin sister, college, siblings relations, eccentric family, high school, student life, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Tru Confessions (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Trudy Walker hated her life. She thought it was totally messed up until she found out about a contest that could change everything..
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: twins, family, parents and children, siblings relations, teenage life, estrangement, coming of age, family life, hopes, youth, family relations, mentally challenged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.1
 2K
Ready or Not (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Ready or Not is a Canadian teen drama series which aired on the Showtime Movie Channel and later on the Disney Channel and Global Television Network for 5 seasons and 65 episodes between 1993 and 1997 in both Canada and the United States.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, tomboy, teenager, family, youth, family relations, friends, social relations, best friends, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.3
 254
Gigantic (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, coming of age, parents and children, family, siblings relations, celebrity culture, teenage life, youth, family relations, disorder, artists and showbiz, starlet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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