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, kids
Plot: surfing, beach, secret identity, benign alien, alien, teenage life, family, youth, space and aliens, undercover, alien encounter, intergalactic, friendship, teenager, female humanoid alien, friends who live together, ocean, ufo, small town, police officer, mother daughter relationship, piano, friend, alien disguised as human, bikini ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, captivating and feel good films and TV series with plots about family, youth, teenage life, friendship, friends, family relations and teenager mostly in Family, Comedy and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Lightning Point: Blue Water High (2005), H2O: Just Add Water (2006), A Gurls Wurld (2010), Best Friends Whenever (2015), Ocean Girl (1994). 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, captivating, serious
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: surfing, teenage life, beach, ambition, follow your dream, teenager, best friends, youth, training, athlete's life, family, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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100%
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, light, captivating, enigmatic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: mermaid, supernatural, supernatural ability, youth, teenage life, friends, adventure, love and romance, hidden identity, island, teenage girl, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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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: semi serious, humorous, sincere, light, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, long distance relationship, best friends, cyberspace, teenage life, social relations, family relations, parents and children, ambition, youth, technology gone awry, middle school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: singapore, australia, germany
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100%
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, teen comedy
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: time travel, teenager, friendship, high school life, friends, teenage life, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, best friends, disorder, youth, experiment gone awry, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: space and aliens, family relations, environmentalism, family, adventure, teenage life, mermaid, ocean, female protagonist, human animal relationship, strong female lead, island ...
Time: future
Place: australia, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, kids, family outing
Plot: teenage life, teenager, aspiring actor, youth, friends, artists and showbiz, friendship, teenage girl, showbiz, family, tv show, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
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: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage life, teenage girl, high school, double life, secret identity, friendship, music, love and romance, musician's life, siblings relations, teenager, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, tennessee, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 337
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, heroes, androids and robots, teenage life, government agency, family, parallel world, young heroes, escapades, time travel, chaos, dog ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: christmas, winter, snow, martian, family relations, friends, spacecraft, family, space and aliens, youth, adventure, benign alien ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.3
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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: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dinosaur, friendship, family, parents and children, youth, animal life, escapades, suburbs, family relations, society, mischievous children, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ 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, humorous, not serious, witty, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: alien, space and aliens, fish out of water, friendship, hidden identity, goofy hero, family secret, eccentric family, family life, benign alien, misfit, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
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32%
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Mortified (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
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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, teens
Plot: family relations, friendship, teenage life, eccentric family, obsession, lifestyle, parents and children, family life, youth, popularity, family, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, retro, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: mars, alien disguised as human, invasion, friendship, fish out of water, alien, reporter, scoop, disorder, misfit partners, journalism, benign alien ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: twists and turns, exciting, tense, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: parallel world, adventure, teenager, young heroes, technology, rivalry, friendship, getting home, youth, escapades, disorder, wizards and magicians ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: youth, supernatural, supernatural power, adventure, young heroes, teenage life, buddies, supernatural ability, paranormal phenomena, family relations, friends, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Gabby Duran and the Unsittables (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Gabby Duran, who constantly feels like she’s living in the shadows of her mother and younger sister, finally finds her moment to shine when she inadvertently lands an out-of-this-world job to babysit an unruly group of very important ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, feel good, sitcom ...
Plot: benign alien, alien, nanny, extraterrestrial, hidden identity, secret identity, secret, alien race, ambition, mother daughter relationship, family secret, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: coping, teenage life, friendship, teachers and students, youth, family relations, disability, parents and children, dyslexia, family, misfit, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
How to Be Indie (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: How to Be Indie was a Canadian television show on YTV. The main character is a 13-year-old Indian Canadian teenager named Indira "Indie" Mehta. The program is a single-camera series intended for a youth audience. The series was created by ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, witty ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: teenage life, youth, school, family relations, eccentric family, lifestyle, parents and children, family life, social relations, friendship, rivalry, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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A Sudden Text (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Maude, Jennifer, Melanie, Vincent, and Sami navigate adolescence and the ups and downs of high school in a changing digital world amid the emergence of social media. The group gathers their talents and passions around the common project of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, parents and children, youth, family relations, best friends, family life, teenage life, high school, coming of age, party, arranged marriage, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family relations, family, high school life, animal life, parents and children, teachers and students, siblings relations, high school, nature, teenager, disney, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Darcy's Wild Life (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Darcy's Wild Life is an American-Canadian television series, filmed during 2004-2006, and broadcast on Discovery Kids and the Family Channel. The show revolves around Darcy Fields, the daughter of an eccentric actress who decides to move away ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: fish out of water, teenage life, village life, animal life, family, youth, small town life, family relations, veterinarian, small town, farm, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, youth, best friends, adventure, magical, coming of age, supernatural, friends, escapades, family, friend, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, entertaining, semi serious, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: alien, supernatural, teenager, alien encounter, adventure, space and aliens, buddies, teenage life, friends, young heroes, evil alien, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine
⇓ 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, puppet, family, chase, space and aliens, adventure, rescue, on the run, misfit, alien encounter, outer space, alien ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.1
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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, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: aspiring singer, music band, youth, family, hip hop, artists and showbiz, friends, rivalry, society, teenage girl, high school, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, light, captivating
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens, kids
Plot: alien, disney, family, fish out of water, parents and children, teenage life, remarry, life turned upside down, family relations, misfit, youth, high school life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
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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: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, circus, teenage love, family relations, performer's life, ballet, zoo, elephant, animal life, girl, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Imagination Movers (2008)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Imagination Movers is a Live-action Pre-school television series that premiered on September 6, 2008 on Disney Channel. The program was originally part of the Playhouse Disney daily block intended for preschoolers. On February 14, 2011, it was moved ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, funny, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: music, music band, friends, coping, slice of life, problem solving, friendship, group of friends, disney, friend
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 4K
Unfabulous (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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, realistic, humorous, feel good, sitcom
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: teenager, middle school, friendship, lifestyle, youth, teenage love, popular girl, family, best friends, teen angst, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.3
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Mac and Me (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, 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, semi serious, sentimental, unusual plot structure, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: nasa, extraterrestrial, adventure, youth, family, alien encounter, mcdonald's restaurant, coca cola, friendship, happy ending, single parent, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%