Movies and TV shows like Aquila

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Aquila (1997)
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Aquila (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Aquila is a British children's television show which aired on the BBC from 1997 to 1998. An episode was aired once a week, and was based on the story of two boys, Tom Baxter and Geoff Reynolds, who find a spacecraft when digging in a field. It was based on the book Aquila by British author Andrew Norriss and set in Bristol.
Plot: spacecraft, cave, family relations, children, best friend, boy, skeleton, child protagonist, archeological dig, british, friendship between boys, flying machine, invisibility, falling into a hole
Place: wales

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Most similar movies to Aquila

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, captivating and feel good films and TV series with plots about family relations, boy, children, friendship, youth, child protagonist and spacecraft mostly in Family, Sci-Fi and Comedy genres. Some movies like Aquila: Worzel Gummidge (1979), Bernard's Watch (1997), The Boy from Andromeda (1991), Chocky (1984), Eve (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Worzel Gummidge (1979)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Worzel Gummidge is a children's comedy series, produced by Southern Television for ITV, based on the books by Barbara Euphan Todd. Starting in 1979, the programme starred Jon Pertwee in the title role and ran for four series in the UK until ...
Plot: children, scarecrow, village, girl, boy, barn, farm, brother sister relationship, straw, tea, innocence, campfire ...
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Bernard's Watch (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: Bernard's Watch is a British children's drama series about a young boy who can stop time with a magical pocket watch. The show was created by Andrew Norriss and was produced for seven series that aired on CITV from 14 November 1997 to 31 ...
Plot: time travel, school, english, british, pocket watch, boy, rainbow, family relations, time freeze, schoolboy, child protagonist, birthday party
Place: england
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The Boy from Andromeda (1991)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: New Zealand, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
TV show
Story: On a holiday to Mt Tarawera, teenager Jenny finds an odd shard of metal. In this third episode of the kids sci-fi series she meets its owner: 'Drom' — a survivor of an alien mission to deactivate a planet-annihilating space gun (aka ...
Plot: volcano, children, alien, spacecraft, robot, monster, boy, outer space, computer, child, extraterrestrial, star
Place: new zealand
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Chocky (1984)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Chocky is a 1984 children's television drama based on the 1968 novel by John Wyndham and was broadcast on ITV in the United Kingdom. Two sequels were produced. All were written by Anthony Read and produced by Thames Television. The series was ...
Plot: alien, telekinesis, alien contact, imaginary friend, friendship, boy
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Eve (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Drama combining sci-fi mystery adventure with fish-out-of-water comedy. Eve is the world's first fully sentient 'artificial person'. She seems human, but under the surface she's a robot capable of amazing feats - if she can ...
Style: serious, stylized, sincere, captivating, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, family, teenage life, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, family life, human nature, youth, life turned upside down, robot, disorder, artificial intelligence ...
Time: 2010s
Place: england
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100%
Harry and Cosh (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Harry and Cosh was a British children's television series directed by Daniel Peacock shown on Saturday afternoons on Shake! on Channel 5 It starred Harry Capehorn, Coshti Dowden, Lucinda Rhodes-Flaherty and Gemma Baker. It told the story of ...
Plot: child's point of view, british, female teacher, teenage boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, school, teenage girl, schoolboy, interracial friendship, best friend, dreadlocks, child protagonist ...
Place: england
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The Glitterball (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Two teenage boys try to help a tiny spherical alien get back to its mothership, while the army and a devious petty crook pursue the creature for its wonderful powers.
Style: psychotronic
Audience: kids
Plot: alien, extraterrestrial, children, spacecraft, child, criminal, government agent, best friends, child protagonist, sphere, grocery store, treehouse
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100%
The Flying Cestmir (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia, West Germany
Duration: 258 min.
TV show
Story: Young boy Cestmir finds a magic rock which allows him to bring the seeds of the flowers which allow flying from Blue Planet...
Plot: mistaken identity, rejuvenation, flying man, meteor, urban setting, meteorite, hairdresser, family relations, director, scientific discovery, replacement, flying ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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
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100%
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Sky (1975)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sky is a mystically-oriented children's science fantasy television serial made for ITV by HTV and broadcast in seven parts from April 7 to May 14, 1975. A mysterious alien boy with strange solid blue eyes, the eponymous Sky, finds himself on ...
Plot: black hole, alternate dimension, mysticism, children, time travel, stonehenge
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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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Lost in Space (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After crash-landing on an alien planet, the Robinson family fights against all odds to survive and escape. But they're surrounded by hidden dangers.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, captivating, sincere, tense ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: outer space, robot, spacecraft, alien planet, survival, lost, adventure, black hole, danger, family, alien creature, family relations ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pig's Breakfast (1999)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Pig's Breakfast is an Australian children's television series that was broadcast in 1999. The story involves two aliens, Meeba and Grob, who have crashed at a television studio on Earth in a galactic school bus. A producer at the station ...
Plot: child protagonist, mistaken identity, alien, girl, australian, spacecraft, brother sister relationship, boy, tv station, alien contact, crash landing, children ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Annedroids (2013)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Eleven-year old genius and kid-scientist Anne has invented and built her own amazing androids. Nick discovers Anne's secret junkyard laboratory and enlists the help of Shania to befriend Anne and her mechanical companions. Together they help ...
Style: clever, not serious, feel good, humorous
Plot: robot, toys, children, boy girl friendship, friendship, female protagonist, female scientist, inventor, creativity, science, discovery, hi-tech ...
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Digger (1993)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young boy is sent to live with relatives when his parents break up. He befriends a dying boy who has an eerie connection with nature.
Plot: dog, psychic, boy, father son relationship, friendship, heart disease, family relations, mother son relationship
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The Secret Life of Alex Mack (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Secret World of Alex Mack is an American television series that ran on Nickelodeon from October 8, 1994 to January 15, 1998, replacing Clarissa Explains It All on the SNICK line-up. It also aired on YTV in Canada and NHK in Japan, and was a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, sincere, melancholic
Audience: teen drama
Plot: superhuman powers, teenage girl, scientist, dishonesty, experiment gone awry, technology gone awry, teenage life, goofy hero, danger, disorder, secret, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Baby-Sitters Club (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
TV show
Story: In this contemporary take on the beloved book series, five best friends launch a baby-sitting business that's big on fun and adventure.
Style: humorous, captivating, unusual plot structure, light, feel good ...
Plot: children, friend, teenage girl, sister sister relationship, teenager, friendship, family relations, female protagonist, small town, mother daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Fungus the Bogeyman (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 67 min.
TV show
Story: An adaptation of Raymond Briggs' children's classic that mixes live action and CGI animation to follow the adventures of a family of green monsters who live in the slimy underground world of Bogeydom. Fungus and his wife Mildew suspect ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: monster, teenage son, boogeyman, father son relationship, the underworld, teen rebel, existential crisis, satire
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Zoom (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Zoom is an American educational television show, created almost entirely by children, which aired on PBS originally from January 3, 1972 to March 24, 1978. This was produced by WGBH-TV in Boston.
Plot: boy, website, art, children, intelligence, educational program, girl, mathematics, science, e mail
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Moondial (1988)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 158 min.
TV show
Story: Moondial is a British television serial made for children by the BBC and transmitted in 1988, with a repeat in 1990. It was written by Helen Cresswell, who also wrote the novel on which the series was based. The story deals with a young girl, ...
Plot: coma, birthmark, ghost, mansion, servant, car accident, jack o'lantern, invisible, female protagonist, mirror, children, teenage girl ...
Time: 80s, 1870s, victorian era, 18th century, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Small Wonder (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Small Wonder is an American science fiction sitcom that aired in first-run syndication from September 7, 1985 to May 20, 1989. The show chronicles the family of a robotics engineer who, after he secretly creates a robot modeled after a real human ...
Style: sitcom, offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, inventor, androids, robot, disorder, make believe, androids and robots, youth, family, nosy, parents and children, pretense ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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You, Me and the Apocalypse (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: When the news is announced that a comet is on an unavoidable collision course with Earth, the most hilarious and unexpected chain of events imaginable is set in motion.
Style: semi serious, light, feel good, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: apocalypse, missing wife, priest, media, chaos, end of the world, comet, adoption, prison escape, convent, news report, interrogation room ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Ricky Rapper and the Miser from Seville (2015)
Genre: Family
Country: Finland
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Ricky Rapper gets a letter from a distant relative who's looking for an heir.
Plot: child protagonist, letter, family relations, boy, heir
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Ready or Not (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Ready or Not is a Canadian teen drama series which aired on the Showtime Movie Channel and later on the Disney Channel and Global Television Network for 5 seasons and 65 episodes between 1993 and 1997 in both Canada and the United States.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, coming of age, family relations, best friend, teenager, tomboy, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, teenage love, youth, friends, social relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Wallah Be (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Life is not easy when you are a Danish kid called Aksel who loves meatballs. Especially when you would much rather want to be one of the cool Muslim boys who wear those golden necklaces and say cool stuff in Arabic. To worsen things, during the ...
Plot: boy, children, islam, female director, bathing
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Super Gran (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Adapted from Forrest Wilson's books, the children's programme revolves around a grandmother with super powers and her arch nemesis, The Scunner Campbell.
Plot: elderly, super strength, woman, old woman, superhero, grandmother granddaughter relationship, grandmother grandson relationship, british, supernatural power, senior citizen
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Eight Is Enough (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Eight Is Enough is an American television comedy-drama series that ran on ABC from March 15, 1977, until August 29, 1981. The show was modeled after syndicated newspaper columnist Thomas Braden, a real-life parent with eight children, who wrote a ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, teenage life, siblings relations, family life, columnist, couples, remarry, parents and children, couple relations, love and romance, family, single parent ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, sacramento california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
It's About Time (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: It's About Time is an American fantasy/science-fiction comedy TV series that aired on CBS for one season of 26 episodes in 1966–1967. The series was created by Sherwood Schwartz, and used sets, props and incidental music from Schwartz's ...
Plot: chief, blonde, astronaut, cave, time travel, caveman, cave woman, spacecraft, back in time, spacesuit, earth, tribe ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistoric, stone age, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%