Movies and TV shows like Life with Derek

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Life with Derek
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, teenage life, coming of age, family life, rivalry, youth, family relations, fish out of water, misfit, blended family, middle class, teenager, sitcom, 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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Tru Confessions
Drama, Comedy, Family
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Heartland
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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 youth, family relations, family, teenage life, teenager, family life and parents and children mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Life with Derek: Good Luck Charlie (2010), Liv and Maddie (2013), Tru Confessions (2002), Girl Meets World (2014), Lizzie McGuire (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Good Luck Charlie
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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Liv and Maddie
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sentimental
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, wisconsin
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Tru Confessions
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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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Girl Meets World
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental
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Lizzie McGuire
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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, touching
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Uncle Nino
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A distant, slightly dysfunctional family is brought closer together when the father's long-estranged Uncle Nino comes from Italy to Chicago for a surprise visit.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Step by Step
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, sincere
Audience: family outing
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
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Kart Racer
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 14-year-old Watts Davies is estranged from his dad, a former International Karting Federation (IKF) champion. Watts's resolve to race in the upcoming IKF Regional Championships rekindles their relationship as they pursue the dream together.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, southern california
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, teen drama
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
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Victorious
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Victorious is an American sitcom created by Dan Schneider that originally aired on Nickelodeon from March 27, 2010 until February 2, 2013. The series revolves around aspiring singer Tori Vega, a teenager who attends a performing arts high school ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: hollywood, best friends, high school, sitcom, high school life, family, music, youth, friends, musician's life, coming of age, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Read It and Weep
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young girl turns into an A-List celebrity over night when her private journal is accidently published and becomes a best-seller.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: high school, rising to stardom, school, family, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, youth, teenage love, high school life, family life, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Sister, Sister
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, teens
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: detroit, usa
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System:   48%
    User:   54%
 
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The Zack Files
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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, exciting
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: family, supernatural ability, high school, young heroes, adventure, coming of age, high school life, teenage life, heroes, supernatural, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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The War at Home
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, parents and children, family life, teenage life, family relations, coming of age, couple relations, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, long island, new york
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    User:   44%
 
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Moesha
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, multicultural
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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System:   47%
    User:   48%
 

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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 ...
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