Movies and TV shows like I'm in the Band

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I'm in the Band (2009)
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I'm in the Band (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Tripp Campbell is the new lead guitarist for Iron Weasel, a band that once ruled the world of 80s pop metal. Can he push the washed-up rockers out of his parents' guest room and back in the limelight?
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sincere, captivating, melancholic, sitcom
Audience: teen comedy, pre-teens
Plot: music band, rock band, starting over, musician's life, heavy metal, career change, youth, hip hop, performer's life, grownups, artists and showbiz, dream come true, unlikely partners, teenage boy, wannabe, intergenerational friendship, rivals, rival, hip hop culture, mother son relationship, friends, radio, obsessive quest, hopes, comeback ...
Time: 80s, 2000s, 2010s

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Most similar movies to I'm in the Band

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films and TV series with plots about friends, youth, artists and showbiz, musician's life, lifestyle, teenage life and music band mostly in Comedy, Family and Music genres. Some movies like I'm in the Band: Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll (2015), Taking 5 (2007), The Chris Isaak Show (2001), How to Rock (2012), California Dreams (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Johnny Rock is the aging lead singer of NYC's legendary early-'90s band The Heathens, who is trying to get both his band and his life back together. The aging and broke bad-boy rocker gets another shot at fame as a songwriter for a brash ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom, light ...
Plot: music, rock, music band, musician's life, hopes, artists and showbiz, father daughter relationship, sexual humor, female singer, rock band, desire for fame, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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95%
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Taking 5 (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Just when BFFs Gabby and Devon have a chance to get the hottest band to perform a free concert at Highland High, their plan goes up in smoke... literally. Desperate not to be labeled losers for life they resort to plan B: kidnap the band! Now ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, romantic, light, realistic
Plot: teenage love, music band, musician's life, youth, love and romance, disorder, teenage life, lifestyle, concert, kidnapping, high school, performer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Chris Isaak Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Chris Isaak Show is a television sitcom which follows a fictionalized version of the life of American rock musician Chris Isaak. The show portrays Isaak and his band members as everyday people with everyday problems. The series was produced for ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: music band, musician's life, showbiz, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, performer's life, celebrity culture, rock, friends, music, rock star, actor playing himself ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 1K
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, family, youth, artists and showbiz, friends, hip hop, rivalry, teenager, aspiring singer, society, teenage life, musician's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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California Dreams (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: California Dreams is an American teen-oriented sitcom that aired from 1992 to 1996 on Saturday mornings during NBC's Teen NBC programming block. It was created by writers Brett Dewey and Ronald B. Solomon and executive produced by Peter Engel, ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, situational comedy
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: basketball, high school life, childhood sweetheart, friends, high school hunk, lifestyle, music band, teenage life, teenage love, rock, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Tenacious D: The Complete Master Works (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Tenacious D: The Greatest Band on Earth is a TV series that ran on HBO in 1997, 1999 and 2000. It featured the fictional accounts of the real band Tenacious D, which is composed of members Jack Black and Kyle Gass. All of the episodes of the show ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, not serious, realistic, alternative comedy
Plot: heavy metal, singer, musical tour, partners, music band, ambition, performance, musician, disorder, failed attempt, heavy metal culture, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.7
 6K
Jonas (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Jonas, previously promoted as "J.O.N.A.S.", is a Disney Channel Original Series created by Roger S. H. Schulman and Michael Curtis, starring the Jonas Brothers. The brothers appear as the "Lucas Brothers", the three members of ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: siblings relations, teenage life, teenage love, artists and showbiz, high school life, lifestyle, youth, love and romance, teenager, music band, musician's life, rock ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Naked Brothers Band: The Movie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When a famous band called the Silver Boulders break up, Nat and Alex Wolff go into depression.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, exciting ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: youth, artists and showbiz, musician's life, music band, family life, family relations, family, desire for fame, music, buddies, lifestyle, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Naked Brothers Band (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The Naked Brothers Band is an American musical comedy series created by Polly Draper. The show depicts the daily lives of Draper's sons, who lead a fictional world-renowned rock band from New York City. As a mockumentary, the storyline is a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, tense, captivating
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: brother brother relationship, family relations, artists and showbiz, ambition, music band, musician's life, youth, siblings relations, showbiz, teenage life, family, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.3
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Big Time Rush (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Four teenage friends move from Minneapolis to Los Angeles to form a potential chart-topping boy band after Kendall is inadvertently discovered by an eccentric record executive, Gustavo Rocque. As they seize this opportunity of a lifetime, these ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sitcom ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music band, desire for fame, musician's life, rising to stardom, teenager, boy band, friends, siblings relations, high school life, teenage life, high school, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.4
 16K
Happy Days (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Happy Days is an American television sitcom that aired first-run from January 15, 1974 to September 24, 1984 on ABC. Created by Garry Marshall, the series presents an idealized vision of life in the mid-1950s to mid-1960s United States. The series ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental
Plot: friendship, teenage love, family life, love and romance, youth, buddies, coming of age, teenage life, siblings relations, parents and children, basketball, family relations ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, wisconsin, milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Garfunkel and Oates (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Garfunkel and Oates stars Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci as both themselves and their musical comedy alter-egos, "Garfunkel and Oates," following the pair as they try to expand the reaches of their meager celebrity. Well-known on the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, musician's life, music band, music, friends, folk, comedian, society, rivalry, best friends, strong female presence, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.1
 37K
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, music, double life, teenage life, friendship, high school, love and romance, musician's life, family, siblings relations, popular girl, school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, tennessee, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.4
 6K
Killing Bono (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Neil and Ivan McCormick, two Irish brothers who attempt to become rock stars but can only look on as their high school friends U2 become the biggest band in the world.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: rivalry, desire for fame, follow your dream, friends, teenage life, ambition, teenage boy, brother brother relationship, music band, celebrity culture, band, rock ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Monkees (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Monkees is an American situation comedy that aired on NBC from September 1966 to March 1968. The series follows the adventures of four young men trying to make a name for themselves as rock 'n roll singers. The show introduced a number of ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, witty, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: music, farce, partners, musician's life, music band, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, performer's life, buddies, lifestyle, friendship, celebrity culture ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.7
 36K
Drake & Josh (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Drake & Josh is an American television sitcom created by Dan Schneider for Nickelodeon. The series follows the lives of two teenage boys with opposing personalities, Drake Parker and Josh Nichols, who become stepbrothers. Both actors had played ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, realistic, sitcom ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: teenage life, family relations, siblings relations, lifestyle, manipulation, adolescence vs adulthood, prank, manipulations, unlikely partners, deal, step siblings, family ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.6
 14K
Growing Pains (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Growing Pains is an American television sitcom about an affluent family, residing in Huntington, Long Island, New York, with a working mother and a stay-at-home psychiatrist father raising three children together, which aired on ABC from September ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, family relations, parents and children, family life, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, suburban life, siblings relations, couple relations, suburbs, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, long island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Charles in Charge (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Charles in Charge is an American sitcom series starring Scott Baio as Charles, a 19-year-old student at the fictional Copeland College in New Brunswick, New Jersey, who worked as a live-in babysitter in exchange for room and board. Baio directed ...
Style: realistic, sitcom, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: college, nanny, family life, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, love and romance, buddies, youth, young adult, college student, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Rocker (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Rob "Fish" Fishman is the drummer in '80s hair metal band Vesuvius. He's unceremoniously booted as the group signs a big record deal, is out of the music world for 20 years - and then receives a second chance with his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: music, heavy metal, youth, music band, teenage life, drums, musician's life, rock, ambition, desire for fame, drummer, groupie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 80s, 2000s
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Girl Meets World (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of relatable and adventurous Riley Matthews, the tween daughter of Cory and Topanga Matthews, and her bold best friend Maya as they traverse the twists and turns of teenage years at Manhattan's John Quincy Adams Middle School ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, sentimental, realistic, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, family outing, teen comedy, teen drama
Plot: school, coming of age, teenager, teenage girl, parents and children, best friends, family values, supportive parent, youth, family, self discovery, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
100 Things to Do Before High School (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: With real life and teen drama awaiting her after 8th grade graduation, CJ Parker has only a short time left to make the most of her middle school years. Together with her two lifelong best friends Fenwick and Crispo, she is determined to get the ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: friends, friendship, youth, teachers and students, school, coming of age, social relations, middle school, power relations, best friends, high school friend
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Facts of Life (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Facts of Life is an American sitcom that originally ran on the NBC television network from August 24, 1979, to May 7, 1988, making it the longest running sitcom of the 1980's. A spin-off of the sitcom Diff'rent Strokes, the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: boarding school, friendship, girls' school, boarding school life, lifestyle, friends, abortion, youth, coming of age, best friends, teenage life, rich ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Austin & Ally (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A comedy about the unique relationship between a young songwriter, Ally Dawson, and Austin Moon, the overnight internet sensation who gains sudden notoriety after performing one of Ally's songs. Austin and Ally struggle with how to maintain and ...
Style: not serious, realistic, sitcom, humorous
Audience: kids
Plot: best friends, artists and showbiz, youth, teenage life, friends, rising to stardom, music, friendship, singer, conservative, shyness, aspiring singer ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 6.3
 14K
Bandslam (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A high school social outcast and the popular girl bond through a shared love of music.
Style: humorous, semi serious, romantic, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenager, high school, teenage love, rock band, music, friends, ambition, love and romance, rock, hopes, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new jersey, usa, california, texas, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 854
Rita Rocks (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Rita Rocks is a Lifetime original sitcom that ran from October 20, 2008 to December 7, 2009. It is the network's first original comedy in over a decade. The series debuted alongside re-runs of Reba as part of a new comedy hour for Tuesday ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: follow your dream, friendship, midlife crisis, music band, hopes, artists and showbiz, rock band, female protagonist, unfulfillment, best friends, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Electric Apricot (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Electric Apricot is a spoof of jam bands centered around the band, Electric Apricot, in the style of "This Is Spinal Tap"
Style: humorous, cynical, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: music, filmmaking, disorder, friends, on the road, rock, music band, lifestyle, performer's life, partners, holy grail, musician's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
 17K
Lizzie McGuire (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Lizzie McGuire is an American live-action teen sitcom, which features an animated version of the title character performing soliloquy. The animated sequences were interspersed with the show's live-action sequences. It premiered on the Disney ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teen comedy, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, family relations, teenage life, family, youth, siblings relations, school, female protagonist, part animation, teenager, popular girl, grownups ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
That '80s Show (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: That '80s Show is an American sitcom that aired from January through May 2002. Despite having a similar name, show structure, and many of the same writers and production staff, it is not considered a direct spin-off of the more successful That ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: materialism, youth, battle of the sexes, love and romance, lifestyle, buddies, clubbing, musician's life, artists and showbiz, friends, couples, workplace ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.5
 2K
Rebelde Way (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Rebelde Way is a Martín Fierro Award—nominated Argentine soap opera created and produced by Cris Morena. It originally aired from 26 May 2002 to 18 December 2003. The series was broadcast in many countries worldwide, including Peru, Germany, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school life, teachers and students, boarding school, teenage love, friends, friendship, boarding school life, teenage life, love and romance, youth, music band, music ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Malibu Country (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Her life reads like a country music tune: her husband cheated on her and spent all of their money, and after she gets mad, she's going to get even.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic
Plot: starting over, musician's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, comeback, parents and children, single mother, hopes, country music, music, family relations, country ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%