Movies and TV shows like How to Rock

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How to Rock (2012)
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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, Brown Books For Young Readers and Alloy Entertainment. The series was officially green-lit on May 23, 2011 with a 20-episode production order, later increased to 26. Two of the ordered episodes were merged into a special episode so 25 episodes actually aired. The series began filming in August 2011. It is the first television sitcom to be produced by Alloy Entertainment. The first promo aired with Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh on December 10, 2011. It was confirmed by the series showrunner David M. Israel on August 26, 2012 that How to Rock would not be returning for a second season.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: music band, youth, family, friends, hip hop, artists and showbiz, rivalry, teenager, aspiring singer, society, teenage life, musician's life, band
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and semi serious films and TV series with plots about youth, family, friends, teenage life, teenager, friendship and family relations mostly in Comedy, Family and Musical genres. Some movies like How to Rock: Bella and the Bulldogs (2015), Austin & Ally (2011), Best Friends Whenever (2015), Big Time Rush (2009), Garfunkel and Oates (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bella and the Bulldogs (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A head cheerleader's life takes an unexpected twist when her rifle-like throwing arm takes her from the sidelines to becoming her middle school’s starting quarterback. Bella Dawson is a confident, caring and talented teenager, who suddenly ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: school, cheerleader, teenager, american football, youth, sport team, friends, best friends, female athlete, sport, cheerleading, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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Austin & Ally (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
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, friends, teenage life, rising to stardom, music, friendship, singer, shyness, conservative, music store ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: miami, florida, usa
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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
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: time travel, teenager, best friends, high school life, imaginary, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage life, friends, disorder, youth, experiment gone awry, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 10K
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, semi serious, sitcom, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music band, musician's life, rising to stardom, teenager, friends, siblings relations, high school life, teenage life, high school, athlete's life, buddies, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, minnesota
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100%
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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 ⇓
100%
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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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: teenager, friendship, lifestyle, youth, teenage love, middle school, teen angst, family, best friends, popular girl, school, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
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100%
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, realistic, humorous, tense, captivating
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: brother brother relationship, musician's life, youth, showbiz, siblings relations, artists and showbiz, family relations, music band, ambition, music, rising to stardom, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Cory in the House (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Cory in the House is an American television sitcom, which aired on the Disney Channel from January 12, 2007 to September 13, 2008 and was a spin-off from the Disney show That's So Raven. The show focuses on Cory Baxter, who moved from San ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, not serious, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: teenager, family relations, white house, family life, u.s. president, teenage life, lifestyle, coming of age, parents and children, chef, father son relationship, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide is an American live action sitcom on Nickelodeon that debuted in the Nickelodeon Sunday night TEENick scheduling block on September 12, 2004. The series' actual pilot episode aired on September 7, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, odd, clever ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, school, survival, teenage life, bully, teaching the ways of the world, youth, student, talking to the camera, breaking the fourth wall, friends, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, teenager, high school life, family, parents and children, teachers and students, siblings relations, animal life, high school, nature, friendship, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada
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Spectacular! (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A high school choir is fading in popularity, as it continues to lose most of its' members one by one. A wannabe rock singer is convinced to join the choir, in hopes of winning the upcoming competition and cash prize.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: contests and competitions, youth, music, music band, rivalry, rock, ambition, performance, contest, choir, teenage life, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
No Limit Kids: Much Ado About Middle School (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Comedy - Bill Cobbs, Lee Meriwether, Blake Michael
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, school, save the day, youth, friends, family, theater, reconciliation, self esteem, society, rivalry, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, family outing, kids
Plot: teenage life, teenager, youth, aspiring actor, best friends, artists and showbiz, friendship, friends, showbiz, tv show, family, new life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Bill Engvall Show (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Bill Engvall Show is a sitcom which ran on TBS from July 17, 2007 to September 5, 2009. The series starred comedian Bill Engvall and was written and created by Engvall and Michael Leeson. The series was canceled on September 25, 2009. On June ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family life, family relations, friends, parents and children, suburbs, couples, therapist, father son relationship, marriage, friendship, love, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Dear Dumb Diary (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Based on the best selling series "Dear Dumb Diary" by Jim Benton. Follow Jamie Kelly as she navigates Mackeral Middle School with the help of her best friend Isabella, her nemesis Angeline and the boy of her dreams Hudson.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: middle school, family, youth, diary, popular girl, school, teenage life, love and romance, female director, female protagonist, overalls, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Golden Winter (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A runaway boy befriends a pack of homeless puppies. Together, they stop a bank robbery and find a family to adopt them all.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: golden retriever, heist, family, crimes, youth, friendship, disorder, christmas, dog, family relations, friends, talking dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a 10-year-old girl Dawn Haley whose sibling rivalry with her three brothers is heightened by the fact that they are quadruplets.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light, sitcom ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: siblings relations, mischievous children, family life, sibling rivalry, disorder, youth, favoritism among siblings, family, parents and children, family relations, child
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Abner, the Invisible Dog (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bullied teen stumbles into possession of a top-secret government formula that turns his dog invisible and gives it the power of speech.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, friendship, pets, family, suburbs, youth, birthday, invisibility, when the parents are away, disorder, friends, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Incredible Crew (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Incredible Crew is an American sketch comedy television series, created by Nick Cannon for Cartoon Network. Cannon created the series in early 2012, and the series aired as a preview on December 31, 2012, while the series run premiered on January ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, youth, social relations, family, prank, high school, high school life, hidden camera, music, teenager
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Shake It Up! (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Shake It Up is an American sitcom airing on Disney Channel in the United States. The series premiered on November 7, 2010. Created by Chris Thompson and starring Bella Thorne and Zendaya, the show follows the adventures of CeCe Jones and Rocky Blue ...
Style: not serious, feel good, sentimental, humorous, sitcom ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: dancer's life, workplace situations, media, artists and showbiz, workplace, youth, rivalry, dream come true, teenage life, tv show, showbiz, family ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: family life, youth, artists and showbiz, musician's life, music band, family relations, desire for fame, music, buddies, siblings relations, family, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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See Dad Run (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The story of David Hobbs, who has spent the last decade playing the perfect father on one of TV’s biggest sitcoms. But when the series ends and his wife resumes her own television career, he finds himself cast in his most challenging role to date: ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: parents and children, couples, family life, couple relations, actor's life, family relations, family, artists and showbiz, teenage life, youth, siblings relations, father
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Julie and the Phantoms (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Teenage Julie finds her passion for music and life while helping the Phantoms -- a trio of ghostly guys -- become the band they were never able to be.
Style: sweet, light, entertaining, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: netflix, performance, music band, talented, musician's life, pop star, teenage girl, unlikely friendships, schoolgirl, teenager, teenage life, youth ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Wendell and Vinnie (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows Vinnie Bassett, proprietor of a pop culture memorabilia store who only takes breaks to read comic books and play video games. His bachelor life comes to a halt when he assumes guardianship of his incredibly intelligent and mature ...
Style: not serious, humorous, sitcom, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: custody, uncle nephew relationship, family life, family, youth, siblings relations, family relations, family values, silly humor, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While trying to avoid an obsessed girl, rocker Drake Parker meets a young girl, who makes him promise to give her family the best Christmas ever. Later, at the Premiere's first ever Christmas party, a group of teens start to make trouble. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: comedy of errors, mischievous children, nothing goes right, lifestyle, youth, family, family relations, friends, siblings relations, teenage life, step siblings, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.5
 2K
Mighty Med (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mighty Med is a live-action comedy series starring popular Disney Channel stars Bradley Steven Perry and Jake Short, premieres as a special one-hour event, October 7 on Disney XD. The series is created by Jim Bernstein and Andy Schwartz, and is ...
Style: not serious, humorous, light, captivating, odd ...
Audience: kids
Plot: best friends, youth, friendship, superhero, teenager, imaginary, family, friends, hospital, super villain, comics, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 527
Switchmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: All Ira Finkelstein wants for Christmas is...Christmas. Unfortunately, his parents are sending him to Florida to be with his Grandparents. Ira's spirit soars as he manages to land in Christmas Town, USA, instead.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, follow your dream, disorder, mischievous children, youth, hopes, family, family relations, friends, parents and children, switching roles, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Babysitters Beware (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Seven-year-old Danny Parker is a good kid who loves his parents. But they have to go out on business dinners all the time, leaving him stuck with a sitter. It's not so bad when it's his favorite babysitter, Janelle but he also gets stuck ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, nanny, when the parents are away, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder, little boy, save the day, rivalry, friendship, youth, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.6
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So Random! (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: So Random! is an American Disney Channel musical sketch comedy series that premiered on June 5, 2011. It was announced as an independent series after Demi Lovato left the parent series, Sonny with a Chance. The series features the actors who acted ...
Style: humorous, not serious, parody
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: disorder, teenager, silly humor, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, sketch
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
King of the Camp (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In order to win the heart of counselor Cindy Keyes, kitchen boy Will Cross comes to realize that becoming King of the Camp takes much more than beating tough guy Chase Gunn in a wake boarding competition.
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: teenage life, fall in love, ambition, family, rivalry, love and romance, youth, contests and competitions, camp, summer, rock, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%