Movies and TV shows like Children in Need

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Children in Need (1980)
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Children in Need (1980)
Genre: Family
Country: UK
TV show
Story: BBC Children in Need is the BBC's UK charity. Since 1980 it has raised over £600 million to change the lives of disabled children and young people in the UK. One of the highlights is an annual telethon, held in November and televised on BBC One and BBC One HD from 7:30pm until 2am. "Pudsey Bear" is BBC Children in Need's mascot, whilst Terry Wogan is a long-standing host. BBC Children in Need is one of three high-profile British telethons, although the only charity belonging to the BBC, the other telethons being Red Nose Day and Sport Relief, both supporting the Comic Relief charity. The 2012 appeal took place on Friday 16 November.
Plot: charity, charity event, live broadcast, fund raising, fundraiser, cheque

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Most similar movies to Children in Need

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, realistic and semi serious films and TV series with plots about family, friendship, youth, children, family relations, friends and christmas mostly in Family, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Children in Need: Art Attack (1990), Take Hart (1977), Jonny Briggs (1985), Move It Mob Style (2012), Dino Dan (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Art Attack (1990)
Genre: Family
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Art Attack is a British children's television series revolving around art. The original series was one of CITV's longest running programmes, running from 1990 to 2007, and was presented throughout by Neil Buchanan. The new series launched ...
Style: educational, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: painting, artist, family, youth, performer's life, childhood, arts and culture, artists and showbiz, teaching the ways of the world, art, artwork, creativity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 1990s
Place: england
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95%
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Take Hart (1977)
Genre: Family
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Take Hart is a British children's television show about art, presented by Tony Hart. It took over from Vision On, and ran from 1977 until 1983. The show featured Hart and the animated Plasticine character Morph, and other characters created by ...
Style: clay animation
Plot: art, gallery, little girl, drawing, painting, little boy, artist
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95%
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Jonny Briggs (1985)
Genre: Family
Country: UK
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: Jonny Briggs is a Children's BBC television programme first broadcast in 1985. It revolves around the exploits of a young boy, the eponymous hero, his pet dog, Razzle, and his eccentric family members: Mam and Dad, older sister Rita and older ...
Plot: rabbit, schoolboy, pet dog, boy, family home, dog, classroom, school life, boy and dog, twin sister, parent child relationship, twin sisters ...
Time: 80s
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95%
Jul i Skomakergata (Christmas at Cobbler's Street) (1979)
Genre: Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: Probably one of the greatest pre-Christmas calendar serials ever made. First published in 1979, still being demanded by viewers We meet shoemaker Jens Petrus Andersen and his pet "Tøflus". We also meet Jens Petrus' neighbours and ...
Plot: street musician, clarinet, trumpet, shoes, flute, winter, puppet, kindness, store, orange, florist, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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T. Sventon, Private Investigator (1989)
Genre: Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Aired in December on the Swedish channel SVT as their Christmas Calender series of 1989. The Story follows private eye Ture Sventon as he solves crimes in Lingonboda, the Arabian desert, London, and Stockholm. His secretary Ms. Jansson and good ...
Plot: private detective, disappearance, mystery, puzzle, investigation, kidnapping, secretary, theft, villain, private investigator, christmas calendar, adventure ...
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72%
Move It Mob Style (2012)
Genre: Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: An Australian dance-based youth, health and fitness TV show that showcases young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people's culture through dance and music. No matter what your age, it's guaranteed to get you up off the couch and ...
Plot: health, dance, children, hip hop, indigenous, culture, australian aboriginal, aborigine, dancing
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72%
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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 ⇓
72%
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Chopped Junior (2015)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Just like the grown-up version Chopped Junior is hosted by Ted Allen and features a high energy, fast paced cooking competition. Instead of chefs however kids will be competing to turn a selection of everyday ingredients into an extraordinary ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, feel good, realistic, light
Plot: child, cooking and food, contests and competitions, cookery, cooking competition, rivalry, tasks, rivals, cooking show, ambitious, culinary arts, race against time ...
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72%
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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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72%
Guy's Ranch Kitchen (2017)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Guy Fieri invites some of his heavy-hitter chef friends over for a spontaneous cook-off, where everyone comes up with big flavors and tasty dishes that can be made in anyone's kitchen.
Style: entertaining, captivating, feel good, realistic, light
Plot: cooking, food, chef, culinary, cooking and food, rivalry, contests and competitions, cooking show, meal, contest, friends, house ...
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72%
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Giada at Home (2008)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Giada De Laurentiis lets her hair down as she demonstrates her love for cooking and entertaining California-style in this disarmingly laid-back show that allows De Laurentiis to venture far afield from her usual Italian culinary fare.
Style: feel good, talky, serious, realistic, funny
Plot: lifestyle, food, cooking, cooking and food, cookery, culinary, event planner, cooking show, chef, party, strong female presence, talk show ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Barney & Friends (1992)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Barney & Friends is an American children's television series aimed at children from ages 2 to 5. The series, which first aired on April 6, 1992, features the title character Barney, a purple anthropomorphic Tyrannosaurus rex who conveys ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, educational
Audience: kids, toddlers
Plot: dinosaur, toy comes to life, singing, mischievous children, family, young heroes, friendship, family life, family relations, friends, misfit, youth ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 2000s, 90s, 2010s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
This Is Emily Yeung (2005)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 6 min.
TV show
Story: This is Emily Yeung is the follow-up to the award winning hit series, This is Daniel Cook. In this new series, six-year-old Emily takes on the world with her own unique perspective. She's joined on her adventures by everyone from snake handlers ...
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: youth, family, interview, talk show, little girl, biracial, child's point of view, biracial child, girl, canadian
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Reading Rainbow (1983)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Reading Rainbow was an American children's television series that aired on PBS from June 6, 1983, until November 10, 2006, that encouraged reading by children. The public television series garnered over 200 broadcast awards, including a ...
Style: educational
Plot: reading, celebrity guests, critic, literature, family, youth, reading a book, intelligence, little girl, educational program, book, little boy
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Baby-Sitters Club (1990)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 366 min.
TV show
Story: The Baby-Sitters Club is a 1990 American television series based on Ann M. Martin's children's book series of the same name. The series originally aired on the The Disney Channel, but was also broadcast on HBO and Nickelodeon; all thirteen ...
Plot: club, fictional city, child's point of view, babysitting, friendship between girls, young girl, nanny, children, group of friends, teenage girl, redhead girl, tomboy ...
Place: connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Animal Atlas (2004)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Animal Atlas is produced by Longneedle Entertainment, LLC, a subsidiary of Bellum Entertainment Group. Animal Atlas is a 30-minute educational wildlife show that "takes children on a tour of discovery, uncovering the secrets of how animals live ...
Style: educational, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: nature, jungle, wilderness, family, wildlife, zoo, conservation, planet, animal life, children, animal, animals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
This Is Daniel Cook (2004)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 6 min.
TV show
Story: This is Daniel Cook is a children's television series created by J.J. Johnson and Blair Powers and produced by Toronto's marblemedia and Sinking Ship Productions in association with Treehouse TV and TVO, and is shown in Canada on Treehouse ...
Style: educational, semi serious, sentimental, feel good
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: teaching the ways of the world, explanatory, crafts and hobbies, firefighter, elementary school, brat, youth, family, child's point of view, little boy, redhead, canadian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Puzzle Place (1994)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Puzzle Place is an American children's television series produced by KCET in Los Angeles, California and Lancit Media in New York City, New York. It premiered on the Public Broadcasting Service on January 16, 1995, and ran for about four ...
Style: educational
Audience: preschoolers, kids
Plot: puppet, multiculturalism, friendship, clubhouse, social relations, puppets, apache indian, machine, german american, jewess, little girl, little boy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Sesame Street Mexico (1972)
Genre: Family
Country: Mexico
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Plaza Sésamo is an educational children's television series for preschoolers, which is the Spanish-language adaptation for Mexico and Latin America of Sesame Street. Both programs are pioneers of the contemporary educational television ...
Style: educational, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: kids
Plot: teaching the ways of the world, friendship, puppet, friends, puppets, personal safety, reading, best friends, youth, family, muppets, educational program ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 80s, 90s, 70s
Place: latin america, mexico, sesame street
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Silver Bells (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An overly win-driven sportscaster goes too far and must perform community service during December as a bell-ringer for the Salvation Army.
Plot: christmas, basketball game, toilet paper, judge, competition, charity, community service, high school, flour, bell, family relations, television studio ...
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49%
The Wishing Tree (2012)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Professor Evan Farnsworth is a widower who works tirelessly at a prestigious boarding school in Maine, dedicating all his time to helping his students believe in themselves. Accepting a job to teach the students left behind during Christmas ...
Style: sincere, humorous, feel good, light, captivating
Plot: christmas, widower, boarding school, desire, interracial friendship, friendship, troubled teen, teenage girl, teacher student relationship, young love, teenage boy, professor ...
Place: maine
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44%
The Golden Dolphin (1986)
Genre: Family
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Family film starring Ian Cullen, Dawn Brickel, Ann Marie Cullen
Style: christian film
Plot: faith, cousin cousin relationship, christian, search, inheritance, remote control, mansion, missing child
Place: england
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A Christmas Gift from Bob (2020)
Genre: Family
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Bowen finds himself the target of an animal welfare investigation that threatens to take away his beloved cat, Bob, at Christmas.
Style: sincere, sweet, feel good, touching
Plot: human animal relationship, cat, christmas, street musician, homelessness, father son estrangement, pets, friendship, life philosophy, dream, young heroes, dysfunctional family ...
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38%
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The Incredible Adventures Of Professor Branestawm (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Harry Hill stars in this comedy based on Norman Hunter's books. The Professor has a fight on his hands when a councillor tries to run him out of town for being a nuisance.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: inventions and discoveries, technology gone awry, experiment gone awry, social relations, disorder, village, goofy hero, village life, save the day, friendship, rivalry, nothing goes right ...
Place: england
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38%
The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey (2007)
Genre: Family
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a broken hearted boy loses the treasured wooden nativity set that links him to his dead father, his worried mother persuades a lonely ill-tempered woodcarver to create a replacement, and to allow her son to watch him work on it.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, friends, family relations, redemption, parents and children, single parent, youth, hopes, dealing with death, family, small town, man boy relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Christmas Star (2015)
Genre: Family
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Born under the Christmas Star, Noelle believes she has the gift to perform miracles, so when conniving developer McKerrod threatens her peaceful life she and her friends determine to use this gift to thwart his plans and save their village.
Style: sweet, light, humorous, entertaining, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, children, miraculous event, christmas movie, young heroes, christmas spirit, factory, kindness, child protagonist, christmas eve, adult as child, fight ...
Place: ireland, northern ireland
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38%
Horrible Histories (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the best-selling children's books and liberally splattered with guts, blood and poo, a group of British comedians offer an anarchic and unconventional take on some of history's most gruesome and funny moments, with topics ...
Style: educational, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: british history, politics, world war two, state affairs, military, society, political intrigue, dishonesty, family, rivalry, head of state, crime and punishment ...
Time: prehistory, 18th century, 17th century, 20th century, 15th century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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 ⇓
36%
The Box of Delights (1984)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 177 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the classic children's novel by John Masefield, the story follows the exploits of a young boy, Kay Harker, who finds himself drawn into a world of magic and danger when he encounters an old Punch and Judy man.
Plot: christmas, magic, wolf, mouse, box, midget, miniature person, miniaturization, boy
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Little Lord Fauntleroy (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: An American boy turns out to be the long-lost heir of a British fortune. He is sent to live with the cold and unsentimental lord who oversees the trust.
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: estate, family relations, rich and poor, fish out of water, social differences, family life, culture clash, adolescence vs adulthood, misfit, family, power relations, mischievous children ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%