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.
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, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: step siblings, family, teenage life, youth, misfit, family life, ego clash, remarry, siblings relations, rivalry, fish out of water, family relations, step parent, coming of age, crush, divorced divorcee, parent getting married, indoor, teenager, middle class, blended family, girlfriend, teenage girl, best friend, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada

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Most similar movies to Life with Derek

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, sitcom and semi serious films and TV series with plots about youth, family relations, family, teenage life, siblings relations, family life and teenager mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Life with Derek: Drake & Josh (2004), Dog with a Blog (2012), Heartland (2007), Lizzie McGuire (2001), Raising Dad (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, sitcom ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: teenage life, family relations, siblings relations, lifestyle, adolescence vs adulthood, step siblings, unlikely partners, prank, manipulations, manipulation, deal, family ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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100%
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: feel good, sitcom, humorous, not serious, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: talking dog, teenage life, family relations, parents and children, stepbrother stepsister relationship, imaginary, youth, family, step siblings, dog, siblings relations, computers and web ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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100%
 8.4
 9K
Heartland (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
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, horse ranch, farm, family, small town, family relations, siblings relations, youth, workplace, animal life, wild horse, grandfather ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 17K
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: sitcom, humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teen comedy, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, family relations, teenage life, youth, family, school, siblings relations, female protagonist, part animation, popular girl, high school life, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 5.6
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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: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, parents and children, youth, family life, teenage life, siblings relations, living with parents, indoor, high school life, single parent, coming of age, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.0
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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: sitcom, humorous, realistic, witty, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family relations, single parent, single father, eccentric family, youth, teenage life, family, father daughter relationship, female protagonist, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, teenage girl ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: sentimental, humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing
Plot: popularity, teenage life, youth, twins, rivalry, high school life, actress, supportive parent, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, teenage girl ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: humorous, sitcom, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: youth, family life, family relations, parents and children, teenage love, couple relations, teenage life, coming of age, teenager, family, rivalry, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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, sitcom, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: custody, uncle nephew relationship, family life, family, siblings relations, family relations, youth, family values, silly humor, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.7
 492
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: humorous, sitcom, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, coming of age, family life, teenage life, parents and children, family business, jewish family, society, misfit, youth, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.1
 1K
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: sitcom, humorous, not serious, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, couples, family life, actor's life, family relations, family, youth, teenage life, artists and showbiz, siblings relations, father
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.5
 12K
Step by Step (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: family relations, family, youth, family life, couple relations, parents and children, couples, blended family, siblings relations, sexism, brother brother relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: sitcom, feel good, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: twins, high school life, siblings relations, teenage life, youth, best friends, family relations, high school, buddies, coming of age, friends, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.6
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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: witty, feel good, humorous, semi serious, sitcom ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, sibling rivalry, family relations, youth, parents and children, high school life, siblings relations, teenage life, eccentric family, classmate, classmates, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, 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: sincere, emotional, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: coming of age, family, parents and children, family relations, family life, siblings relations, teenage life, youth, follow your dream, ambition, estrangement, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.0
 663
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: feel good, touching, humorous, sitcom, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, rise to the top, teenage life, against the odds, youth, family, best friends, love and romance, interracial friendship, diner, friends, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, arkansas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.2
 15K
Family Ties (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, lifestyle, hippie, republican, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, americana ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: humorous, touching, feel good, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, teenage life, family life, siblings relations, social relations, youth, immigrants, family relations, teenager, latinos, latin, brother ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family relations, teenager, baby, life turned upside down, family life, child as adult, youth, teenage life, siblings relations, parents and children, family, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.0
 24K
8 Simple Rules (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: What happens to a loving, rational Dad when his darling, pliable daughters morph into hormonally-challenged, incomprehensible teenagers? If he's Paul Hennessy, he reacts in ways even he finds crazy. Thank God he has a 13-year-old son who still ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, touching, witty, humorous ...
Plot: overprotective parent, family relations, family, family problems, siblings relations, family life, parents and children, couples, youth, teenage life, eccentric family, overbearing parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, michigan, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.2
 10K
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: sitcom, touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, teenage life, high school life, parents and children, twins, twin sister, eccentric family, youth, lifestyle, verbal byplay, friendship, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 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: sitcom, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: family relations, verbal byplay, parents and children, family, best friends, lifestyle, youth, friends, eccentric family, family life, teenage life, blended family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: humorous, feel good, sitcom, not serious, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: family relations, white house, teenager, family life, lifestyle, teenage life, parents and children, coming of age, u.s. president, teenage love, friends, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family relations, teenager, high school life, family, parents and children, teachers and students, siblings relations, animal life, high school, nature, friendship, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The War at Home (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, parents and children, eccentric family, teenage life, couple relations, adolescence vs adulthood, siblings relations, family values, youth, dysfunctional family, indoor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, long island, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: teenager, middle school, friendship, lifestyle, youth, family, best friends, teenage love, teen angst, popular girl, school, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Diff'rent Strokes (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, adoption, interracial adoption, family relations, family, odd couple, siblings relations, parents and children, family life, society, mischievous children, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sibling rivalry, siblings relations, mischievous children, family life, favoritism among siblings, disorder, youth, family relations, family, parents and children, child
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.0
 256
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, realistic, captivating, light, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, hollywood, coming of age, starlet, teenage life, artists and showbiz, parents and children, celebrity culture, family, lifestyle, youth, celebrity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%