Movies and TV shows like Lightning Point

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Lightning Point (2012)
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Lightning Point (2012)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
TV show
Story: When a spaceship carrying pretty, teen aliens Zoey and Kiki lands in the quiet Australian surf town of Lightning Point, the girls have to befriend local surfiegirl Amber and let her in on their secret. But while the duo learns about Earth, surf and falling in love, the girls soon realize that they aren't the first extraterrestrial visitors.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: surfing, secret identity, beach, teenage life, space and aliens, youth, family, benign alien, undercover, alien encounter, intergalactic, friendship, alien, female humanoid alien, ocean, ufo, small town, piano, mother daughter relationship, bikini, friend, police officer, friends who live together, swimsuit, swimwear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, captivating and light films and TV series with plots about family, youth, friendship, teenage life, friends, family relations and teenager mostly in Family, Sci-Fi and Comedy genres. Some movies like Lightning Point: Blue Water High (2005), H2O: Just Add Water (2006), A Gurls Wurld (2010), Sonny with a Chance (2009), Hannah Montana (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Blue Water High (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Blue Water High is an Australian television drama series, broadcast by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation on ABC1 and on Austar/Foxtel Nickelodeon channel in Australia and on various channels in many other countries. Each season follows the ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: surfing, teenage life, follow your dream, ambition, youth, best friends, athlete's life, rivalry, contests and competitions, family, family relations, beach ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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H2O: Just Add Water (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: When three normal teenage girls stumble upon a ancient cave they undergo a transformation that will change their lives forever. H20 - Just Add Water, sees three very different girls facing everyday teen problems with an added twist - they're ...
Style: exciting, humorous, enigmatic, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: mermaid, teenage life, friends, youth, transformation, adventure, supernatural, hidden identity, love and romance, best friends, supernatural ability, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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100%
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A Gurls Wurld (2010)
Genre: Family
Country: Singapore, Australia, Germany
TV show
Story: A gURLs wURLd, also known as Emma's Chatroom and Cyber Girls, is an Australian children's television series, co-produced by Screen Australia, Southern Star Entertainment, Southern Star Singapore, the Media Development Authority of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, long distance relationship, teenage life, cyberspace, technology gone awry, social relations, family relations, ambition, youth, parents and children, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: singapore, germany, australia
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100%
Sonny with a Chance (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Sonny with a Chance is an American children's sitcom which aired on Disney Channel, created by Steve Marmel, that follows the experiences of teenager Sonny Munroe, portrayed by Demi Lovato, who becomes the newest accepted cast member of her ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: teenage life, teenager, youth, aspiring actor, best friends, artists and showbiz, friendship, friends, showbiz, tv show, family, new life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Hannah Montana (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: At home and school, she's Miley Stewart, a typical teenager, but when the lights go down and the curtain goes up, she emerges as the glamorous and talented Hannah Montana. Having the "Best of Both Worlds" is a complicated proposition, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: secret identity, teenage life, double life, friendship, high school, music, love and romance, teenage girl, musician's life, siblings relations, popular girl, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, tennessee, malibu california
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100%
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Ocean Girl (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Ocean Girl is an Australian science fiction TV series aimed for family audiences and starring Marzena Godecki as the lead character. The show is set in the near future, and focuses on an unusual girl named Neri who lives alone on an island, and the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized
Audience: family outing
Plot: environmentalism, family relations, teenage life, siblings relations, royal family, adventure, heroes, escapades, family, danger, space and aliens, good versus evil ...
Time: future
Place: australia, egypt
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Best Friends Whenever (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: The live-action comedy follows best friends Shelby and Cyd who, when their aspiring scientist friend Barry’s invention goes awry, gain the power to leap forward and backward in time whenever they want – and sometimes when they don’t. Now, they ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: time travel, teenager, best friends, high school life, imaginary, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage life, friends, disorder, youth, experiment gone awry, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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50%
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K-9 (2009)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: K-9 is a British/Australian comedy/adventure series focusing on the adventures of the robot dog K-9 from the television show Doctor Who, achieved by mixing computer animation and live action. The first episode aired as a sneak preview of the series ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, exciting, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventurer, teenage life, heroes, androids and robots, time travel, family, parallel world, young heroes, government agency, escapades, chaos, dog ...
Time: future, near future
Place: london, england
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35%
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The Christmas Martian (1971)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A martian comes to a small town in Quebec and becomes friends with the town children. He gives them candy to get the children into his spacecraft. This alarms the parents but he wins them over and they have a great big Christmas party.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, canadian science fiction
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: family, adventure, imaginary, space and aliens, benign alien, youth, alien encounter, friendship, small town life, friends, spacecraft, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Dino Dan (2010)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Join paleontologist-in-training Dan Henderson as he takes kids on a Jurassic journey to the land where lizards were as long as three school buses and terrifying T-Rex’s ruled.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dinosaur, friendship, imaginary, parents and children, family, animal life, youth, suburbs, escapades, family relations, mischievous children, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Mortified (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mortified was an Australian children's television series, co-produced by the Australian Children's Television Foundation and Enjoy Entertainment for the Nine Network Australia, Disney Australia and the BBC. The series premiered on 30 June ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, friendship, teenage life, parents and children, family life, popularity, family, youth, lifestyle, obsession, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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33%
My Favorite Martian (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: My Favorite Martian is an American television sitcom that aired on CBS from September 29, 1963, to May 1, 1966, for 107 episodes. The show starred Ray Walston as Uncle Martin and Bill Bixby as Tim O'Hara. John L. Greene created the central ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, mars, misfit partners, family, goofy hero, misfit, race against time, benign alien, journalism, anti heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: 3rd Rock from the Sun is an American sitcom that aired from 1996 to 2001 on NBC. The show is about four extraterrestrials who are on an expedition to Earth, which they consider to be a very insignificant planet. The extraterrestrials pose as a human ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, witty, light ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: fish out of water, family relations, space and aliens, friendship, hidden identity, alien, family life, eccentric family, family secret, goofy hero, benign alien, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Hank Zipzer (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK
TV show
Story: 12-year-old Henry ‘Hank’ Zipzer is a smart and resourceful boy with a unique perspective on the world. Hank has dyslexia, and when problems arise, he deals with them in a way no-one else would – putting him on a direct collision course with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: coping, teenage life, friendship, disability, family relations, teachers and students, youth, parents and children, dyslexia, power relations, friends, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Sarah Jane Adventures (2007)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Sarah Jane Adventures is a British science fiction television series, produced by BBC Cymru Wales for CBBC, created by Russell T Davies and starring Elisabeth Sladen. The programme is a spin-off of the long-running BBC science fiction programme ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, captivating, tense, semi serious ...
Plot: alien, save the world, adventure, young heroes, extraterrestrial, escapades, heroic mission, genetic engineering, danger, evil alien, supernatural, space and aliens ...
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31%
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The Zack Files (2000)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, captivating, exciting, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: supernatural, supernatural power, teenage life, young heroes, adventure, youth, supernatural ability, buddies, paranormal phenomena, friends, family relations, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Terrahawks (1983)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Gerry Anderson & Christopher Burr's Terrahawks, simply referred to as Terrahawks, was a 1980s British science fiction television series produced by Anderson Burr Pictures and created by the production team of Gerry Anderson and Christopher ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, futuristic, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: imaginary, space and aliens, master villain, danger, heroes, escapades, evil alien, adventure, rivalry, androids and robots, save the world, society ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Spellbinder (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, Poland
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Spellbinder is a fantasy teen drama/science fiction television series, produced by Film Australia & Telewizja Polska in association with the Australian Children's Television Foundation. The series is a 1995 serial of 26 episodes, ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, tense, captivating, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: parallel world, adventure, teenager, danger, young heroes, friendship, rivalry, getting home, escapades, imaginary, youth, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Naturally, Sadie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, teens, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, teenager, high school life, family, parents and children, teachers and students, siblings relations, animal life, high school, nature, friendship, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Sophie & Sheba (2010)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Growing up at a zoo, young ballet dancer Sophie always loved animals - but none as much as her pet elephant Sheba. When her parents are forced to sell Sheba to a travelling circus, Sophie has no choice but to runaway and join him on the road to get ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, circus, teenage love, family relations, performer's life, zoo, ballet, elephant, animal life, youth, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Project: ALF (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Family
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Six years ago, the space alien, ALF, was on his way back to his new home...When the Alien Task Force finally caught him. Now, the story continues to where the series ended. ALF is now protected by the Alien Task Force, but the leader wants to ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: benign alien, alien encounter, puppet, chases and races, on the run, space and aliens, chase, family, adventure, misfit, rescue, outer space ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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How to Rock (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: How to Rock is an American teen sitcom that ran on Nickelodeon from February 4 to December 8, 2012. It stars Cymphonique Miller as Kacey Simon. The series is based on the 2011 book, How to Rock Braces and Glasses by Meg Haston published by Little, ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: music band, youth, family, friends, artists and showbiz, hip hop, rivalry, teenager, aspiring singer, society, musician's life, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Aliens in the Attic (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of kids must protect their vacation home from invading aliens.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, funny, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: alien encounter, supernatural, alien, evil alien, buddies, teenage life, friends, young heroes, adventure, space and aliens, battles, mind control ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Barney's Animal ABCs (2008)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Barney and his friends are playing a game and finding an animal for each letter of the alphabet, and everyone is excited to give it a try.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, educational, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers
Plot: friendship, misfit, escapades, youth, disorder, animal life, animal that acts human, friends, family, tyrannosaurus rex, kids and family, song
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Stepsister from Planet Weird (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A teenager's life is disrupted when her mother falls in love with an alien.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: alien, fish out of water, teenage life, parents and children, family, family relations, remarry, life turned upside down, misfit, youth, high school life, benign alien ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
Monkey in the Middle (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chris has just moved to the East Coast, and already his workaholic father is encouraging him to make new friends. Luckily football (soccer) practice is starting up, and Chris meets a few kids on the team-including his cute neighbor Mara. When Mara ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, friendship, family relations, disorder, family, youth, single parent, coming of age, friends, animal life
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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 ⇓
28%
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Mac and Me (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Mysterious Alien Creature (MAC) escaping from nefarious NASA agents, is befriended by a young boy in a wheelchair. Together, they try to find MAC's family from whom he has been separated.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, cult film, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: nasa, alien encounter, friendship, family relations, single parent, extraterrestrial, adventure, family, imaginary, benign alien, youth, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Life is anything but normal for Gortimer and his two best friends, Ranger and Mel, as they navigate Normal Street - an ordinary suburb that has a hint of something magical just beneath the surface.
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, light, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: adventure, friendship, best friends, coming of age, escapades, supernatural, youth, family, friends, friend, street
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Girl from Tomorrow (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The Girl from Tomorrow is an Australian children's television series created by Film Australia. The series is based around Alana, a girl from the year 3000. At the start of the series, she is kidnapped by Silverthorn, a criminal from the year ...
Style: serious, clever, captivating, exciting
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, friendship, fish out of water, sent to the past, young heroes, imaginary, changing the past or future, youth, chases and races, escapades, hopes ...
Time: year 1990, 20th century, 1990s, future, 90s
Place: sydney australia, australia
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27%