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The Demon Headmaster (1996)
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The Demon Headmaster (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The Demon Headmaster is a British television series based on the children's books by Gillian Cross of the same name. Made for CBBC, the drama was first broadcast between 1996 and 1998. The first series contained six episodes, and aired twice weekly from 2 to 18 January 1996, the second series contained seven episodes, and aired once a week from 25 September to 6 November 1996, and the third series contained six episodes, and aired twice weekly from 6 to 22 January 1998. School location scenes in the first series were filmed at Hatch End High School, in Hatch End, Harrow, North West London and The Royal Masonic School for Girls in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire. Other scenes were filmed around West London and the Vulcan Tower is in fact the Atrium building in Uxbridge. CGI was used to make this building appear on a traffic island close to Warwick Avenue tube station. Some scenes in the later series were filmed in the village of Sarratt, Hertfordshire and other locations in Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire.
Plot: hypnosis, hypnotism, rebellion, stepfather, school principal, high school, mind control, school, director

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, captivating and serious films and TV series with plots about school, high school, youth, teenager, friendship, teacher and teenage life mostly in Drama, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Demon Headmaster: Every Witch Way (2014), Wizards of Waverly Place (2007), Grange Hill (1978), Up on High Ground (2014), Wolfblood (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Every Witch Way (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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Story: The series follows 14-year-old Emma Alonso, as she moves to Miami and her life turns upside-down. Not only does she discover that she is a witch, she also has a crush on the boy next door, Daniel. But Daniel’s ex-girlfriend Maddie, who is an ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light, captivating
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: high school, teenage love, supernatural ability, fall in love, family relations, family, high school life, chosen one, love and romance, youth, imaginary, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa
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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, wizards and magicians, witch, supernatural ability, teenager, high school, teenage girl, youth, family relations, supernatural, family, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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Grange Hill (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Grange Hill is a British television drama series originally made by the BBC. The show began in 1978 on BBC1 and was one of the longest-running programmes on British television when it ended its run in 2008. It was created by Phil Redmond who is also ...
Plot: teacher, school, school life, high school life, schoolboy, school teacher, student, high school friends, director, teenager, high school, teacher student relationship ...
Place: london
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Up on High Ground (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: A likable college psychology student is tested daily with his roomies, one in friendship, and the other on patience as a third wheel freeloader. A contemporary life effort in the psychological, even pathological, and pretty typical day of students ...
Plot: school, high school, roommate, teenager, christianity, neighbor, student, christian
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Wolfblood (2012)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Being a teenager is hard enough. Being a Wolfblood teenager is ten times more complicated. 14 year old Maddy loves her abilities - heightened senses, being faster, stronger and more graceful - but hates the secrets that come with them.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, superhuman powers, human becomes animal, teenage life, heroes, supernatural ability, classmate, wolf, high school, curses spells and rituals, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
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Edgemont (2000)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Edgemont is a Canadian television series that aired from 2001 to 2005. It revolved around the everyday dealings of teenagers in Edgemont, a fictitious suburb of Vancouver, British Columbia. The 30-minute show delved into the lives of students at ...
Style: realistic, captivating, humorous, touching
Audience: teen drama
Plot: high school, friends, teenage life, youth, society, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, teenage pregnancy, teenage mother, gender, hopes, teenager ...
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Dark Season (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Dark Season is a British science-fiction television serial for adolescents, screened on BBC1 in late 1991. Comprising six twenty-five minute episodes, the two linked three-part stories tell the adventures of three teenagers and their battle to save ...
Plot: world domination, mystery, high school, mind control, children, student, school, computer, nazis, nazi
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Break in the Sun (1981)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Break in the Sun is a British television serial made by the BBC in 1981. The series, written by Bernard Ashley, was considerably more gritty and controversial than standard BBC children's serial fare up until that time, dealing with a young ...
Plot: bed wetting, runaway, amusement park, mother daughter relationship, stepfather, english, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, female protagonist, child protagonist, runaway child, seaside, abusive stepfather
Place: london, england
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Mr. Headmistress (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
TV show
Story: Tucker recently got out of prison, but is soon sought after by other bad men. So to escape them, he disguises himself as the new Headmistress of an all-girl school.
Plot: cross dressing, gender disguise, girls' school, jail, director, school, teacher
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A Little Princess (1986)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 163 min.
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Story: Sara Crewe is the pampered darling of her father, an army colonel, and the Victorian London girls' school where he places her. But when her father dies, penniless, Sara becomes a skivvy in Miss Michin's school, befriended only by the ...
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Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 20 min.
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Story: Best Friends follows the life of a group of friends at their high school ‘Spangalis College’. Inside and outside of school exciting and challenging experiences take place. Growing up is never easy; every character has its own, unique story of ...
Style: captivating, light, feel good, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
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Room 222 (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Room 222 is an American comedy-drama television series produced by 20th Century Fox Television. The series aired on ABC for 112 episodes from September 17, 1969 until January 11, 1974. The show was broadcast on Wednesday evenings at 9:00 for its ...
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Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s
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Safety Patrol (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
TV show
Story: Scout Bozell has always dreamt of being on his school's Safety Patrol. The only reason he cannot join is because he is very clumsy. He's sent to another school because his old school would not let him become part of their Safety Patrol. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: school, family, disorder, power relations, obsession, teachers and students, frame up, cons and scams, high school, high school life, goofy hero, dedicated educator ...
Time: 90s
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Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Magician's House is a quartet of children's fantasy books by William Corlett. Two mini-series were produced in 1999 for British television, which were directed by Paul Lynch. The series featured Jennifer Saunders and Stephen Fry ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 24 min.
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Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
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H2O: Just Add Water (2006)
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Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
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Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
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Duration: 15 min.
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Story: House of Anubis is a jointly Nickelodeon British, American, and Belgian mystery television series based on the Dutch-Belgian television series Het Huis Anubis aired in the Netherlands and Belgium. The series was created by Hans Bourlon and Gert ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
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Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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The Owl Service (1969)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
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TV show
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Demons (The Last Van Helsing) (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 171 min.
TV show
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