Movies and TV shows like Hank Zipzer

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Hank Zipzer (2014)
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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 his teachers and parents, who don’t seem to appreciate his latest scheme as much as he thought they would... But, Hank always remains positive and convinced that the next big plan will deliver – after all, tomorrow is another day!
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light, feel good, touching, clever, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, coping, youth, friendship, disability, family relations, teachers and students, parents and children, dyslexia, family, friends, misfit, power relations, overalls
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york

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Most similar movies to Hank Zipzer

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 relations, family, parents and children, teenage life, friends and friendship mostly in Comedy, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Hank Zipzer: Naturally, Sadie (2005), Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (2014), A Sudden Text (2014), The Bill Engvall Show (2007), Babysitters Beware (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, high school life, family, animal life, parents and children, teachers and students, siblings relations, high school, nature, teenager, friendship, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada
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95%
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, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: siblings relations, mischievous children, family, family life, parents and children, family relations, sibling rivalry, youth, disorder, favoritism among siblings, children, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: friends, friendship, youth, teachers and students, coming of age, school, social relations, middle school, power relations, best friends, high school friend
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
A Sudden Text (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Maude, Jennifer, Melanie, Vincent, and Sami navigate adolescence and the ups and downs of high school in a changing digital world amid the emergence of social media. The group gathers their talents and passions around the common project of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, parents and children, best friends, youth, family relations, coming of age, teenage life, family life, high school, party, arranged marriage, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family life, family relations, friends, parents and children, suburbs, couples, therapist, father son relationship, marriage, love, society, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, talking to the camera, breaking the fourth wall, student, friends, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: nanny, family relations, when the parents are away, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder, little boy, save the day, rivalry, friendship, friends, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Mr. Troop Mom (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Public Defender Eddie is a widower with a 13 year-old daughter, Naomi. A classic workaholic, Eddie has been M.I.A. for most of Naomi's big moments. But when an unfortunately timed accident gives Eddie the opportunity to become the "Team ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: parents and children, family, family life, treasure hunt, friends, camp, siblings relations, youth, family relations, summer camp, in the woods, prank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, adolescence vs adulthood, manipulation, manipulations, unlikely partners, prank, deal, step siblings, family ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.3
 769
Mortified (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mortified was an Australian children's television series, co-produced by the Australian Children's Television Foundation and Enjoy Entertainment for the Nine Network Australia, Disney Australia and the BBC. The series premiered on 30 June ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, friendship, teenage life, lifestyle, obsession, youth, parents and children, family life, popularity, family, fashion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
All About the Andersons (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
TV show
Story: As soon as single dad Anthony moves back into his parents' home to provide a stable environment for his 8-year-old son, he immediately remembers why he left in the first place. His mother Flo is always understanding and supportive, but his ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, light, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, family life, living with parents, single father, unfulfillment, father son relationship, actor, friendship, love, follow your dream, actor's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Me and My Monsters (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Australia, Germany
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Me and My Monsters the story of the Carlson family who have recently relocated from Australia to the UK to discover there are three out of control hilarious monsters living in their basement.
Style: humorous, sitcom, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, monster, friendship, family life, parents and children, disorder, youth, boy, puppets, siblings relations, friends, puppet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 283
Alice, I Think (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Alice, I Think was a Canadian television series based on the Susan Juby book of the same name. Fifteen-year-old Alice is a "hyper-critical, socially-retarded narcissist with mind-numbingly poor judgement," played by Carly McKillip. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, teen drama
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, social relations, small town life, friendship, hippie, dysfunctional family, lifestyle, love and romance, family life, family, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Max Embarrassing (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Max is hitting puberty, and foxy Ofelia from class has touched his heart. He now plans to spend Christmas break with her or, at the very least, New Year's Eve. Watching her little boy grow up, his mother Agnete doesn't know what leg to ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, friendship, teenage love, parents and children, family relations, new year, youth, teenage life, high school life, eccentric family, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Romeo! (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Romeo! is an American/Canadian television series that aired on Nickelodeon from 2003 to 2006, totaling 53 episodes. The filming was done in Vancouver, British Columbia, while the show takes place in Seattle, Washington. Reruns occasionally aired on ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: hip hop, teenage life, adoption, music band, family relations, teenager, friendship, friends, rivalry, society, moral dilemma, desire for fame ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Brothers Garcia (2000)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Brothers García is an American sitcom that premiered in 2000 on Nickelodeon and ended in 2004. It was among the first projects of Sí TV, an effort to produce programming featuring Latino characters, however being aimed at a diverse audience. ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, family life, teenage life, social relations, youth, siblings relations, immigrants, ancestor, culture, dark secret, mystery ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 14K
Even Stevens (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Even Stevens is an American comedy television series that aired on Disney Channel with a total of three seasons and 65 episodes from June 17, 2000, to June 13, 2003. It follows the life of the Stevenses, a Jewish family living in suburban ...
Style: witty, feel good, humorous, semi serious, sitcom ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, sibling rivalry, family relations, youth, teenage life, high school life, siblings relations, parents and children, classmate, disorder, classmates, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, usa, sacramento california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, youth, family, friends, artists and showbiz, hip hop, rivalry, aspiring singer, society, musician's life, teenage life, band ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Cool Dog (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jimmy lives in the tranquil town of Eagle Rock, Louisiana, with his father, stepmother and his best friend Rainy, a German Shepherd. When Jimmy's father gets a promotion, the family must relocate to an apartment in New York City that has a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: forceful separation, friendship, pets, on the road, save the day, family life, disorder, road trip, dog, dog movie, farce, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Short Track (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Carolinian Blake Beckett (Pepper Sweeney), the son of a stock car racing legend, is a 4-time short track racing champion. Blake never made it to the speedways of the National Cup Racing circuit, but surely he could still have a shot? The daily life ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, exciting, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, sport, hopes, contests and competitions, follow your dream, youth, rise to the top, teenage life, family life, ambition, chases and races, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Pants on Fire (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jack Parker has always skated by on his lies, especially the one about Mikey, an underprivileged (and made-up) teen who Jack "tutors"... until one day "Mikey" shows up for real, and all Jack's lies start coming true.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, family relations, youth, dishonesty, mischievous children, nothing goes right, parents and children, boy, lie, society, imaginary, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Max Embarrassing 2 (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An amusing coming of age tale from Lotte Svendsen's Max-universe. Now 14, Max is about to decide on an internship and is finding it difficult to choose. He settles, against his mother's wishes, for a bank internship. But mother Agnethe, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, light, feel good
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: family, family relations, teenage life, parents and children, youth, mother, son, mother son relationship, coming of age
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.2
 1K
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, not serious, humorous, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: parents and children, couple relations, family life, couples, family relations, actor's life, family, fatherhood, parenthood, lifestyle, humour, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Mr. Belvedere (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mr. Belvedere is an American sitcom that originally aired on ABC from March 15, 1985, until July 8, 1990. The series is based on the Lynn Aloysius Belvedere character created by Gwen Davenport for her 1947 novel Belvedere, which was later adapted ...
Style: sitcom, touching, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, workplace situations, siblings relations, master and servant, youth, family, workplace, society, lifestyle, friends, disorder, power relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, realistic, sitcom, sentimental, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, family outing, teen comedy, teen drama
Plot: school, coming of age, teenage girl, parents and children, best friends, family values, supportive parent, youth, family, self discovery, teachers and students, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Parents (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Life of a family of five: father, mother and their three boys.
Style: humorous, sitcom, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Plot: youth, family life, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, couple relations, teenage love, coming of age, family, rivalry, friendship, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, friendship, family, pets, suburbs, youth, birthday, invisibility, inventions and discoveries, disorder, friends, when the parents are away ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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My Life as Liz (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: My Life as Liz is a mockumentary style American television series that centers on the life of Liz Lee, a misfit high-school senior living in small town Texas. The series debuted on MTV on January 18, 2010. The first season finale aired on March 8, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, social relations, youth, family relations, high school life, society, lifestyle, best friends, parents and children, power relations, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%