Movies and TV shows like How to Be Indie

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How to Be Indie (2009)
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How to Be Indie (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: How to Be Indie was a Canadian television show on YTV. The main character is a 13-year-old Indian Canadian teenager named Indira "Indie" Mehta. The program is a single-camera series intended for a youth audience. The series was created by Vera Santamaria, John May, and Suzanne Bolch. The series ran for two seasons and aired its final episode on October 24, 2011 on YTV in Canada and May 26, 2012 on Disney Channel in the United Kingdom.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic, witty, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: teenage life, school, youth, family relations, parents and children, family life, lifestyle, social relations, eccentric family, friendship, love, rivalry, middle school, high school, family, high school life, teenager, child, indian lead
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada

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Most similar movies to How to Be Indie

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 family, youth, teenage life, family relations, teenager, friendship and parents and children mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like How to Be Indie: Naturally, Sadie (2005), Malcolm in the Middle (2000), Mortified (2006), A Sudden Text (2014), Even Stevens (2000). 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: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family relations, family, high school life, animal life, teachers and students, parents and children, siblings relations, high school, nature, teenager, disney, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Malcolm in the Middle (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A gifted young teen tries to survive life with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, witty, neurotic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: teenager, siblings relations, prodigy, dark humor, teenage life, suburbs, suburban life, youth, social satire, dysfunctional family, family problems, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: family relations, friendship, eccentric family, teenage life, obsession, popularity, family, youth, lifestyle, parents and children, family life, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, youth, family relations, best friends, teenage life, coming of age, high school, family life, party, arranged marriage, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, sibling rivalry, teenage life, high school life, siblings relations, parents and children, youth, eccentric family, family life, disorder, mischievous children, classmate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, usa, sacramento california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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: semi serious, humorous, light, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, teen drama
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, social relations, friendship, small town life, lifestyle, love and romance, dysfunctional family, hippie, friends, family, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Cory in the House (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
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, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: teenager, family relations, family life, u.s. president, lifestyle, teenage life, coming of age, parents and children, disney, white house, president, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Wingin' It (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Wingin' It is a Canadian teen sitcom airing on Family. The series was produced by Temple Street Productions in association with Family. It stars Demetrius Joyette and Dylan Everett. This show included guest-stars from other Family Channel shows ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: kids
Plot: angel, teenage life, youth, school, teenager, friendship, popularity, rivalry, mission, society, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, coping, youth, disability, teachers and students, family relations, friendship, parents and children, dyslexia, family, friends, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: school, friendship, teenager, teenage life, survival, teaching the ways of the world, friends, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, buddies, best friends, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, captivating ...
Plot: youth, family life, parents and children, family relations, couple relations, teenage love, teenage life, coming of age, rivalry, friendship, family, brother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Brothers Garcia (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
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: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: family relations, teenage life, family life, youth, social relations, siblings relations, immigrants, family, middle school, cultural difference, mystery, humour ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Darcy's Wild Life (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Darcy's Wild Life is an American-Canadian television series, filmed during 2004-2006, and broadcast on Discovery Kids and the Family Channel. The show revolves around Darcy Fields, the daughter of an eccentric actress who decides to move away ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
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⇓ 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 ...
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Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, family life, friends, parents and children, couples, suburbs, therapist, father son relationship, marriage, society, love, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ruby & The Rockits (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Patrick Callahan, a former teen idol who has chosen to lead a quiet life with his wife and two sons. But when his former Rockits band mate and brother, David, shows up unexpectedly with his new-found teenage daughter in tow, the Callahan ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: kids, pre-teens, teen drama
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Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, parody ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, parents and children, teenage love, family relations, teenage life, new year, youth, high school life, working class, parent child relationship, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Back in middle school after summer vacation, Greg Heffley and his older brother Rodrick must deal with their parents' misguided attempts to have them bond.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, chick flick, girls' night ...
Plot: family life, family relations, high school life, teenage life, social misfits, parents and children, siblings relations, family, friends, middle school, diary, sibling rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Lizzie McGuire (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 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, feel good, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: female protagonist, friendship, teenage life, family relations, family, youth, school, siblings relations, teenager, disney, middle school, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Soy Luna (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: Argentina, Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Although it is difficult for Luna to live in another country, she is determined to try everything to make new friends and achieve a new style of skating.
Style: sweet, sincere, entertaining, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, family outing
Plot: classmate classmate relationship, friendship, family, teenage girl, teenager, youth, teenage life, love and romance, school, schoolgirl, music, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Liv and Maddie (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The exploits of identical twins Liv, a former television star back home in Wisconsin and in the process of adding movie star to her credits, as well as beginning to focus on her music career, and Maddie, an outstanding student and basketball ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, sentimental, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, popularity, teenage girl, siblings relations, parents and children, teenager, high school life, youth, high school, favoritism among siblings, twin sister, family life ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
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So Little Time (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: So Little Time is an American sitcom starring Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen that aired on Fox Family. The first half of the series aired from June 2, 2001, to August 15, 2001. The series then went on a four-month hiatus owing to network management ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, realistic, entertaining
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: twins, teenage life, youth, best friends, high school life, teenage love, divorced parents, family life, family, high school, twin sister, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: malibu california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Sister, Sister (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sister, Sister is an American television sitcom starring identical twins Tia Mowry and Tamera Mowry. The premise of the show was that the girls were separated and adopted at birth, one to a single mother, one to a single father, and have met again ...
Style: sitcom, touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, family relations, high school life, parents and children, teenage girl, sister sister relationship, friendship, twin sister, biracial, lifestyle, youth, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: sitcom, humorous, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: teenage life, siblings relations, family relations, lifestyle, prank, unlikely partners, step siblings, deal, adolescence vs adulthood, manipulation, disorder, dating ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous, sitcom
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: teenager, middle school, friendship, lifestyle, youth, teenage love, family, best friends, children, popular girl, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, humorous, realistic, not serious, captivating ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, prank, social relations, youth, family, high school, hidden camera, high school life, teenager, music
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Young spy Harriet Welsch crosses paths with popular student Marion Hawthorne as the two girls vie to become the official blogger of their high school class.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Sydney to the Max (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Outgoing 13-year-old Sydney is on the fast track to growing up, despite the goodhearted efforts of her protective father, Max. As Sydney attempts to spread her wings and make more decisions for herself, Max does everything he can to rein her in and ...
Style: captivating, humorous, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Christmas Story 2 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The original traditional one-hundred-percent red-blooded two-fisted all-american christmas continues five years later with Ralphie, Randy mom and the old man. This time Ralphie has his eyes fixed on a car. But trouble is sure to follow.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: christmas, family life, holiday, eccentric family, youth, family, coming of age, adaptation, escapades, adventure, teaching the ways of the world, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1946
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: aspiring singer, music band, youth, family, hip hop, friends, artists and showbiz, rivalry, society, high school, teenage girl, musician's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%