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Deadtime Stories (2012)
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Deadtime Stories (2012)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A baby-sitter tells a different 'Deadtime Story' to the kids she is babysitting. The stories are scary and chilling.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, suspense, offbeat, anthology
Audience: horror for children, family outing, kids
Plot: supernatural, adventure, imaginary, escapades, ghost, family, supernatural power, children, storyteller, teenager, paranormal, teenage boy, surrealism, child in peril, storytelling, zombie, paranormal phenomena, teenage girl, child protagonist, nanny, child's point of view, fright, bedtime story, scare
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, exciting and captivating films and TV series with plots about family, supernatural, youth, escapades, adventure, imaginary and danger mostly in Family, Fantasy and Horror genres. Some movies like Deadtime Stories: Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1990), R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (2010), Goosebumps (1995), Eerie, Indiana (1991), The Zack Files (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1990)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Are You Afraid of the Dark? is a joint Canadian-American horror/fantasy-themed anthology television series. The original series was a joint production between the Canadian company Cinar and the American company Nickelodeon. The show was filmed in ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, semi serious, anthology, bleak ...
Audience: horror for children, teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: campfire story, supernatural, mischievous children, surrealism, paranormal, storytelling, danger, youth, mystery, riddles and clues, alien encounter, in the woods ...
Time: 90s
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R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: R. L. Stine's The Haunting Hour is a Canadian/American original anthology horror-fantasy series, with episodes each half an hour long. The series is based on The Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It Movie, and the books The Haunting Hour ...
Style: anthology, serious, exciting, suspenseful, scary
Audience: kids, horror for children, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural, fear, danger, escapades, evil force, monster, imaginary, mischievous children, youth, supernatural power, child in peril, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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100%
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Goosebumps (1995)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Goosebumps is a Canadian-American children's horror anthology television series based on R. L. Stine's Goosebumps books. It was one of the two popular television horror anthology children's series in the 1990s.
Style: anthology, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, fright, paranormal phenomena, youth, child in peril, surrealism, survival, deadly creature, danger, heroes, monster ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Eerie, Indiana (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Eerie, Indiana is an American television series that originally aired on NBC from 1991 to 1992. The series was created by José Rivera and Karl Schaefer, with Joe Dante serving as creative consultant. A total of nineteen episodes were produced. The ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, scary
Audience: horror for children
Plot: investigation, small town, danger, family, youth, prodigy, adventure, twins, misfit, disorder, paranormal activity, suburban life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: indiana, usa
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100%
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The Zack Files (2000)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Zack Files is a science fiction television program that revolves around a young boy, played by Robert Clark, who is a magnet for paranormal activity and attends Horace White High School for Boys along with his three friends Cam, Gwen, and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: supernatural, supernatural power, young heroes, adventure, teenage life, youth, supernatural ability, buddies, paranormal phenomena, high school life, parents and children, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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49%
The Scream Team (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eccentric Frank Carlyle ran a horror shop in small-town Steeple Falls, which takes pride in and profit from its Halloween traditions. Frank's widower grandson Richard grudgingly returns there from Boston with his own kids, bright Ian and bratty ...
Style: scary, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, horror for children, pre-teens, kids
Plot: ghost, haunted house, afterlife, rescue, supernatural, youth, imaginary, disgraced, curses spells and rituals, danger, family, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Life is anything but normal for Gortimer and his two best friends, Ranger and Mel, as they navigate Normal Street - an ordinary suburb that has a hint of something magical just beneath the surface.
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, light, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: adventure, friendship, best friends, coming of age, supernatural, escapades, youth, family, street, friends, friend
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Little Ghost (2013)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Little Ghost lives in the castle over looking a small town and awakens for precisely one hour after the clock strikes midnight. Follow him on this adventure to see his first sunrise ever!
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, adventure, supernatural, youth, escapades, small town, family, small town life, danger, palaces castles and temples, social relations, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Haunted Hathaways (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: "The Haunted Hathaways" follows the adventures of a not-so-typical blended family. When Michelle Hathaway relocates to New Orleans, LA., to open a bakery with her daughters Taylor and Frankie, they quickly learn that life in the “Big ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, sitcom
Audience: kids
Plot: haunted house, ghost, family, supernatural, eccentric family, family life, parents and children, youth, family relations, invisibility, siblings relations, possession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Just Add Magic (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Kelly Quinn and her two BFF's, Darbie and Hannah, stumble upon her grandmother's mysterious cookbook in the attic and discover some far from ordinary recipes. When the Shut'em Up Shortcake silences Kelly's pesky little brother ...
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, youth, friends, magic spell, family, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, supernatural, friendship, best friends, imaginary, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
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Goosebumps (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After moving to a small town, Zach Cooper finds a silver lining when he meets next door neighbor Hannah, the daughter of bestselling Goosebumps series author R.L. Stine. When Zach unintentionally unleashes real monsters from their manuscripts and ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, scary, entertaining ...
Audience: horror for children, pre-teens, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: teenagers, good versus evil, monsters, adventure, monster, werewolf, book, magic, youth, imaginary, escapades, ventriloquist dummy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Chronicle (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: The Chronicle is the name of a science fiction television series on the Sci Fi Channel. The series is based on the "News from the Edge" series of novels by Mark Sumner, a St. Louis, Missouri based author. The show was originally sold to ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, scary, offbeat, semi serious
Plot: supernatural, paranormal investigation, paranormal, journalism, ghost, space and aliens, tabloid, paranormal phenomena, supernatural power, alien abduction, down on your luck, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
They Live Among Us (2011)
Genre: Crime, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Episode 1 - Pull My Strings: Craig has had a really bad day; his girlfriend has kicked him out of their house. He heads off to find solace at the Paradise Bar, and believes his luck to change when he meets Lillith, a lovely stranger from a strange ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, serious, sexy, scary
Plot: supernatural, supernatural romance, ghost, love and romance, supernatural power, demon, urban, imaginary, angel, hollywood, star crossed lovers
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Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Young Dracula (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Young Dracula is a British teenage horror drama television series airing on CBBC, loosely based on Young Dracula AND Young Monsters, a children's book by Michael Lawrence. Directed by Joss Agnew, the first series was broadcast in 2006, and the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: dracula, vampire, friendship, family relations, social misfits, imaginary, family, youth, school, supernatural, chosen one, supernatural power ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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So Weird (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: So Weird is an American television series that aired on the Disney Channel as a midseason replacement from January 18, 1999 to September 28, 2001. The series was shot in Vancouver, British Columbia. In season one and season two, the series centered ...
Style: semi serious, offbeat, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: paranormal phenomena, surrealism, supernatural power, coming of age, escapades, desire, alternate reality, parents and children, bus, teenage life, eccentric family, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 3K
Under Wraps (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A comedy-adventure in which three twelve-year-olds have a close encounter with a 3,000-year-old mummy. Marshall, Gilbert and Amy accidentally set the mummy free, but if they don't get him back to his resting place by midnight on Halloween, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating, cult film
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Plot: mummy, halloween, adventure, young heroes, friendship, escapades, youth, supernatural, race against time, rescue, old dark house, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Evermoor (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A young girl and her blended family move to the small cottage town of Evermoor. All is well until sinister things start to happen, magic tapestries, an enchanted typewriter. Only a few of the strange things found in the town of Evermoor.
Style: serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
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Twitches Too (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Reunited witch twins Camryn and Alex adjust to their new life as supernatural beings while at the same time trying to maintain a normal existence in this sequel to the magical Disney Channel original movie Twitches. But they soon find themselves ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Elf-Man (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An Elf is left behind by Santa to help rescue the Harper family from a lousy Christmas. The Elf and the family get more than they bargained for, as the kids help the Elf discover his special powers and true identity as a budding superhero.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, save the day, supernatural ability, supernatural, imaginary, escapades, danger, family, wish come true, miraculous event, elf, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Mostly Ghostly (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Based on the successful book series by R.L. Stine, this spooky tale finds 11-year-old Max making a deal with the ghosts who haunt his home. If Max helps them find what was responsible for their parents' disappearance, they'll help him ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, light, scary
Audience: horror for children, family outing, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Haunted Mansion (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Workaholic Jim Evers and his wife/business partner, Sara get a call one night from mansion owner, Edward Gracey wants to sell his house. Once the Evers family arrive at the mansion a butler takes them to dine with Gracey. Gracey takes one look at ...
Style: gothic, entertaining, scary, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, horror for children, pre-teens, kids
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Monster Makers (2003)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Monster Makers is based on Tim Stoker's experience as a Monster movie geek. The monsters in an old non released movie come out of the movie and Tim and his friends in the real world must find a way to stop the monsters.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, scary ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: save the day, young heroes, supernatural, adventure, danger, youth, supernatural ability, family, escapades, parents and children, disorder, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Witches Don't Exist (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 81 min.
Story: On her 13th birthday Katie, a talented young girl, receives a magical amulet. This amulet was on a quest to find the fifth and last witch to complete the order of the star witches. Because in it's incomplete form, the order is unable to protect ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: witch, magic, amulet, young heroes, good versus evil, supernatural, adventure, wizards and magicians, youth, escapades, family, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Dinotopia (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Frank Scott, a wealthy American, crashes his plane into the Caribbean. His two teenaged sons, Karl and David, survive, only to find themselves castaways on Dinotopia. Karl and David are constantly at odds, even as they struggle to adjust to life in ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
H2O: Just Add Water (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: When three normal teenage girls stumble upon a ancient cave they undergo a transformation that will change their lives forever. H20 - Just Add Water, sees three very different girls facing everyday teen problems with an added twist - they're ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, enigmatic, light ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: mermaid, youth, teenage life, friends, teenage girl, supernatural, adventure, transformation, best friends, supernatural ability, love and romance, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Spooky Buddies (2011)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Disney's irresistible talking puppies are back in an all-new movie that takes them far across town to a mysterious mansion where something very spooky is going on.
Style: not serious, semi serious, humorous, entertaining
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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34%
Help! I've Shrunk the Family (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seven-year-old Johannes Blom gets blown away when he discovers a little man in the kitchen cupboard, hidden behind the peanut butter jar. He’s even more astonished when he realizes that this little man, ‘Wiplala’, has magical powers. When ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, fish out of water, supernatural, escapades, family, disorder, shrinking, miniaturization, boy, wizards, supernatural ability, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Gruesome School Trip (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Netherlands, Switzerland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The sensitive Onnoval is the best student in his class and he loves Liselore, who was the girlfriend of the bully Gino. His teacher Meester de Vriend believes he is a promising writer and poet. Gino picks on Onnoval all the time, but Onnoval does ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, scary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Geppetto (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: When a man wishes for a son, he learns what it means to be a father.
Style: humorous, stylized, feel good, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: puppet, mischievous children, young heroes, family relations, friendship, parents and children, child in peril, family, youth, escapades, miraculous event, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 3K
Henry Danger (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: When 13-year-old Henry Hart lands a job as Danger, the sidekick-in-training to superhero Captain Man, he must learn to navigate a double life balancing the challenges of 8th grade with the crazy adventures of a real-life crime fighter!
Style: funny, not serious, semi serious, inspirational, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: young heroes, superhero, heroes, best friends, teenage life, teenager, friends, family, partners, imaginary, youth, teen superhero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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