Movies and TV shows like Joan of Arcadia

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Joan of Arcadia (2003)
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Joan of Arcadia (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Joan of Arcadia is an American television fantasy/family drama telling the story of teenager Joan Girardi, who sees and speaks with God and performs tasks she is given. The series originally aired on Fridays, 8–9 p.m. on CBS and CTV for two seasons, from September 26, 2003 until April 22, 2005. On initial release, the show was praised by critics and won the prestigious Humanitas Prize and the People's Choice Award. It became one of the few television shows to be nominated for an Emmy Award in its first season for Outstanding Drama Series. The title alludes to Joan of Arc and the show takes place in fictional Arcadia, Maryland.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, witty, serious, surreal, offbeat, odd
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage life, chosen one, friendship, supernatural, first love, youth, supernatural ability, parents and children, small town, high school, belief, strong female character, spirituality, high school life, coming of age, siblings relations, friends, family relations, misfit, teachers and students, accident, god or devil, family life, shyness, overbearing parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maryland

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Most similar movies to Joan of Arcadia

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and semi serious films and TV series with plots about youth, teenage life, friendship, family relations, high school, teenager and friends mostly in Comedy, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Joan of Arcadia: Good Witch (2015), Dead Like Me (2003), Wonderfalls (2004), Wizards of Waverly Place (2007), Gilmore Girls (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Good Witch (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Cassie Nightingale, Middleton’s favorite enchantress, and her young-teenage daughter Grace, who shares that same special intuition as her mom, welcome Dr. Sam Radford and his son to town. When the New York transplants move in next to the Grey ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, light, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: witch, small town, mysterious character, supernatural, romance, social relations, teenage life, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, single parent, friendship, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Dead Like Me (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Dead Like Me follows a group of undead grim reapers tasked with shepherding the recently departed into the afterlife.
Style: witty, cynical, sentimental, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, dealing with death, team, supernatural, double life, family relations, family problems, corpse, supernatural ability, grim reaper, dark humor, mission ...
Place: seattle
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Wonderfalls (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Wonderfalls is a comedy-drama television series that was broadcast on the Fox television network in 2004. The show centers on Jaye Tyler, a recent Brown University graduate with a philosophy degree, who holds a dead-end job as a sales clerk at a ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, surreal, humorous, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good deed, niagara falls, supernatural ability, supernatural, disorder, magical, youth, boss, young woman, heroine, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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, stylized, not serious, humorous, parody
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, witch, supernatural ability, wizards and magicians, teenager, high school, brother brother relationship, teenage girl, youth, family relations, supernatural, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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Gilmore Girls (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the charming town of Stars Hollow, Connecticut, the series follows the captivating lives of Lorelai and Rory Gilmore, a mother/daughter pair who have a relationship most people only dream of.
Style: feel good, talky, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: small town, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, single mother, student, boyfriend, small town life, social relations, lifestyle, looking for love, family relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: connecticut, usa, yale university, new england
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62%
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, cat, wizards and magicians, eccentric family, witchcraft, friendship, magic, high school, teenage life, supernatural, hereditary gift of witchcraft ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: massachusetts, usa
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56%
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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, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
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
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56%
The Nine Lives of Chloe King (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 441 min.
TV show
Story: Chloe King is looking forward to celebrating her birthday with her friends and single mother, just like every other year... that is until she starts developing heightened abilities and discovers she's being pursued by a mysterious figure. Chloe ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, serious, enigmatic
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, supernatural power, superhuman powers, high school, teenage life, life turned upside down, youth, chase, mysterious character, disorder, ancient ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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Misfits (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When five young outsiders on Community Service get caught in a strange storm, they discover that they have developed superpowers.
Style: witty, cynical, exciting, surreal, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, superhuman powers, youth, friends, teenage life, swearing, supernatural power, friendship, supernatural, heroes, superhero, time travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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50%
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
Plot: twins, popularity, teenage life, teenage girl, high school life, youth, siblings relations, parents and children, twin sister, social relations, high school, rivalry ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
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53%
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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
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53%
Freaks and Geeks (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: High school mathlete Lindsay Weir rebels and begins hanging out with a crowd of burnouts (the "freaks"), while her brother Sam Weir navigates a different part of the social universe with his nerdy friends (the "geeks").
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, witty ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: nerd, weed, friendship, teenage life, high school, social misfits, social relations, teacher, slacker, cheerleader, suburbs, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981, year 1980
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
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53%
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Split (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Follows Ella Rosen who discovers her identity, as a half-vampire, half-human, when she starts at Green High whose principal is secretly the head of 'The Order of the Blood' an order which is devoted to cleansing the world of vampires.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, vampire, good versus evil, friendship, supernatural, high school life, friends, youth, supernatural romance, love triangle, teenage love, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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90210 (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: 90210 revolves around several students at the fictional West Beverly Hills High School, including new Beverly Hills residents Annie Wilson and Dixon Wilson. Their father, Harry Wilson, has returned from Kansas to his Beverly Hills childhood home ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, romantic, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, family relations, teenage life, friendship, high school hunk, friends, teenage love, social relations, parents and children, siblings relations, power relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: beverly hills, california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Everybody Hates Chris (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Everybody Hates Chris is an American television narrative sitcom that depicts the troubled teenage experiences of comedian Chris Rock while growing up in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City. The show is set between 1982 and 1987, but Rock ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, misfit, african american, bully, working class, black family, sibling rivalry, youth, family values, social relations, family life, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa
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Just Add Magic (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Kelly Quinn and her two BFF's, Darbie and Hannah, stumble upon her grandmother's mysterious cookbook in the attic and discover some far from ordinary recipes. When the Shut'em Up Shortcake silences Kelly's pesky little brother ...
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: magic, youth, friends, magic spell, family, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, supernatural, friendship, best friends, disorder, time travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Mo (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Every kid wants to be cool and fit in - life's a blast even when you're different. When Mo's reflection is revealed, he sees a body that doesn't quite resemble any of his peers. Here, he tells the tale of his youth, growing up on ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, family relations, teenage life, parents and children, physical appearance, disability, optimism, family problems, social misfits, youth, society, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, long island
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51%
My So-Called Life (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The life of a 15 year-old high school student, whose angst-ridden journey through adolescence, friendship, parents, and life teaches her what it means to grow up.
Style: sentimental, sincere, serious, emotional, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: high school hunk, first love, high school, family relations, coming of age, teenage girl, teenage daughter, adolescence, teen romance, gay teenager, shyness, teenage crush ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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Boy Meets World (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Boy Meets World is an American television sitcom that chronicles the coming of age events and everyday life-lessons of Cory Matthews, a Philadelphian who grows up from a young boy to a married man. The show aired for seven seasons from 1993 to 2000 ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, family relations, high school, school, college, friendship, teenage life, high school life, teenage love, power relations, supportive parent, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
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Life As We Know It (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: See life through the eyes of Dino, Ben, and Jonathan -- three teens experiencing the joys and pains of growing up. Although different in many ways, these guys have one main thing in common -- women. Together, their attitudes about women are ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, light ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, high school, teenage life, masturbation, teachers and students, infidelity, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for sex, family relations, sexual relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
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51%
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The O.C. (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The series centers on Ryan Atwood, a troubled youth from a broken home who is adopted by the wealthy and philanthropic Sandy and Kirsten Cohen. Ryan and his surrogate brother Seth, a socially awkward yet quick-witted teenager, deal with life as ...
Style: touching, witty, serious, realistic, intellectual ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: troubled teen, best friends, family relations, classmate, teenage love, social differences, dating, lifestyle, teenage life, parents and children, social relations, lawyer ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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I Am Not Okay with This (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sydney is a teenage girl navigating the trials and tribulations of high school while dealing with the complexities of her family, her budding sexuality, and mysterious superpowers just beginning to awaken deep within her.
Style: captivating, humorous, light, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: telekinesis, supernatural power, lgbt teen, teenager, adolescence, small town, super strength, lgbt, female protagonist, love, youth, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
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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, semi serious, humorous, witty, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, family relations, teenage life, family, youth, siblings relations, school, female protagonist, popular girl, coming of age, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
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The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Amy and her friends at Grant High learn to define themselves while they navigate the perilous waters of contemporary adolescence. Between their love triangles, secrets, drama, accusations, gossip, confusion, and scandalous rumors, there's never ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage pregnancy, high school, teenage life, family relations, parents and children, youth, step siblings, teenager, coming of age, friendship, pregnancy, high school hunk ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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50%
The Wonder Years (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Wonder Years is an American television comedy-drama created by Neal Marlens and Carol Black. It ran on ABC from 1988 through 1993. The pilot aired on January 31, 1988, following ABC's coverage of Super Bowl XXII. The show achieved a spot ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: childhood, generation gap, friends, childhood sweetheart, suburbs, coming of age, americana, family relations, high school, family, teenage life, family life ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: usa
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50%
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My Generation (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A documentary crew follows the stories of nine classmates during their high school years in Austin, Texas, and then revisits them ten years later to examine how far they have come.
Style: sentimental, serious, sincere, humorous, realistic
Plot: high school, youth, friendship, friends, self fulfillment, adulthood, lifestyle, social relations, adolescence vs adulthood, childhood sweetheart, teenage life, videotaping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, austin texas
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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
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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, family life, coming of age, parents and children, family business, teenage life, jewish family, disorder, self destructing, misfit, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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10 Things I Hate About You (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Outspoken Kat Stratford couldn't be less like her sister, super sweet, yet kinda conformist Bianca. The only things they seem to have in common are being new at school and their overprotective dad.
Style: feel good, witty, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, teenage life, love and romance, high school, battle of the sexes, unlikely couple, high school life, cheerleader, popularity, family relations, social awkwardness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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Off the Black (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An aging, disillusioned alcoholic (Nick Nolte) gets a younger friend (Trevor Morgan) and wants him to pose as his son at a school reunion.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Plot: teenage life, friendship, parents and children, high school, high school life, family relations, sport team, youth, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, bittersweet, friends ...
Time: contemporary
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