Semi serious movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant semi serious movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, light and feel good films and TV shows about / with friendship, youth, friends, couples, love and romance, family relations, family, disorder, romance and storytelling plots mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Spain and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as semi serious: Polseres vermelles (2011), The Wrong Mans (2013), All Cheerleaders Die (2013), Jem and the Holograms (2015), Race to Witch Mountain (2009), Life After Beth (2014), You Kill Me (2007), My Babysitter's a Vampire (2010), Submarine (2010), Steven Universe (2013).

List of semi serious movies

Polseres vermelles (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Polseres vermelles and Pulseras Rojas in Spanish, is a Catalan television show. The first season aired on TV3 in 2011, with a second season planned for 2013. The show was created by Albert Espinosa and draws on his childhood experiences as a ...
Style: touching, semi serious, serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: terminal illness, teenage life, fighting illness, anorexia, patient, overcoming, youth, cancer, friendship, everyday life, hopes, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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The Wrong Mans (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy thriller about two well-meaning idiots who become entangled in a hideous world of crime, conspiracy and corruption.
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: comedy of errors, mistaken identity, wrong place wrong time, buddies, partners, life turned upside down, blackmail, escapades, dishonesty, mafia, british humour, accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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All Cheerleaders Die (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When tragedy rocks Blackfoot High, rebellious outsider Maddy Killian shocks the student body by joining the cheerleading squad. This decision drives a rift between Maddy and her ex-girlfriend Leena Miller — a loner who claims to practice the dark ...
Style: scary, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian relationship, cheerleader, high school, witch, body swapping, teenage life, youth, rivalry, zombie, supernatural, graphic violence, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Jem and the Holograms (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Music, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: As a small-town girl catapults from underground video sensation to global superstar, she and her three sisters begin a one-in-a-million journey of discovering that some talents are too special to keep hidden. Four aspiring musicians will take the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, uplifting, captivating
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, musician's life, best friends, music band, artists and showbiz, secret identity, fame, family relations, youth, sister sister relationship, female protagonist, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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Race to Witch Mountain (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A taxi driver gets more than he bargained for when he picks up two teen runaways. Not only does the pair possess supernatural powers, but they're also trying desperately to escape people who have made them their targets.
Style: semi serious, exciting, atmospheric, entertaining, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: alien, adventure, benign alien, teleportation, ufo, young heroes, evil alien, spacecraft, taxi driver, supernatural ability, laser, bounty hunter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
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Life After Beth (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Zach is devastated by the unexpected death of his girlfriend, Beth. When she mysteriously returns, he gets a second chance at love. Soon his whole world turns upside down...
Style: semi serious, dark humor, humorous, not serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural romance, danger, life turned upside down, disorder, youth, deadly, couple relations, drugs/alcohol, supernatural, young lovers, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, new jersey
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You Kill Me (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While drying out on the West Coast, an alcoholic hit man befriends a tart-tongued woman who might just come in handy when it's time for him to return to Buffalo and settle some old scores.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, funny, dark humor ...
Plot: hitman, alcoholic, crimes, crime, gang, gangsters, alcohol abuse, rehabilitation, love and romance, polish, going straight, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, new york, california, los angeles
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My Babysitter's a Vampire (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Geeky 14-year old Ethan is left to babysit his younger sister, Jane, with his best friend Benny but after Ethan inadvertently puts Jane in harm's way, his parents hire a professional babysitter, the beautiful yet mysterious 17-year-old Sarah ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, scary, suspense, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, teenager, nanny, vampire bite, friendship, superhuman powers, immortal, supernatural, good versus evil, teenage life, disorder, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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Submarine (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 15-year-old deep-thinking Welsh schoolboy, Oliver Tate struggles to initiate and maintain a relationship with Jordana, his devilish, dark-haired classmate at their Swansea high school. As his parents' marriage begins to fall apart, similar ...
Style: witty, semi serious, surreal, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, virginity, love and romance, loss of virginity, teenage love, bullying, social relations, adolescence, high school life, first sex, parents and children, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: wales, england, britain
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Steven Universe (2013)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, South Korea, Spain, Japan, Mexico
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: A young boy takes his mother's place in a group of gemstone-based beings, and must learn to control his powers.
Style: stylized, touching, captivating, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: gem, save the world, goodhearted, adventure, danger, supernatural ability, youth, supernatural, family, escapades, coming of age, child protagonist ...
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High Security Vacation (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two escaped convicts pose as children's summer camp staff in order to evade capture and learn about caring for others in the process. Sumrak has been in prison since he was 16 years old but is pushing thirty now, is well acquainted with prison ...
Style: light, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: summer camp, adventure, escape, convict, prison escape, social relations, starting over, fugitives, self discovery, escaped prisoner, human relationship, changing lives ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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The Big Bang Theory (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Big Bang Theory is centered on five characters living in Pasadena, California: roommates Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper; Penny, a waitress and aspiring actress who lives across the hall; and Leonard and Sheldon's equally geeky and ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, intellectual, feel good ...
Plot: geek, friends, scientist, sarcasm, science, neighbor, intelligence, genius, nerd, friendship, social awkwardness, roommate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa, pasadena california
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Jane the Virgin (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A comedy-drama following a chaste young woman who is accidentally impregnated via artificial insemination as she struggles to inform her devoutly religious family and make the right choices concerning the child. Based on the telenovela "Juana ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pregnancy, life turned upside down, virgin, rich man poor woman, love triangle, artificial insemination, fall in love, love and romance, lesbian relationship, disorder, intrigue, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, usa
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Nana (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Based on the popular manga, this follows the adventures of two girls named Nana who depend on each other's help to realize their dreams. The two meet on a train to Tokyo, where Nana K. aims to reunite with her boyfriend and Nana O. hopes to ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, gothic
Plot: friendship, female friendship, punk band, hopes, music band, youth, music, female bonding, rock, snow, goth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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Caillou (1997)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Caillou is an educational Canadian children's television series, based on the books by author Christine L'Heureux and illustrator Hélène Desputeaux. During the first season, many of the stories in the animated version began with a ...
Style: semi serious, colourful, light, educational film, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: parents and children, friendship, family life, little boy, family relations, babies and infants, pets, friends, siblings relations, family, parenting, nagging and grouching ...
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High Rollers (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Belle Duke, in order to get revenge on her former lover Philip Bang, organize his jail break. But instead of Philip is the Italian Felice Brianza, AKAS Felix, to escape. Now Felix is obliged to help Philip to escape. He will succeeded and from that ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, twists and turns, humorous, realistic
Plot: cons and scams, betrayal, crime, crimes, friends, partners, dishonesty, criminal heroes, trick, strong female character, jail, fake priest ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: france, europe
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The Fox and the Hound 2 (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Best friends Tod, a fox kit, and Copper, a hound puppy, visit a country fair when they see a band of dogs called "The Singin' Strays". The band has five members: Dixie, Cash, Granny Rose, and twin brothers Waylon and Floyd. It is ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: fox, adventure, dog, friendship, animal life, love and romance, rescue, rise to the top, best friends, hopes, escapades, betrayal ...
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With This Ring (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After attending their friend Elise's (Sudano) wedding to Nate (Bishop) on New Year's Eve, Trista (Hall), a career-­driven talent agent, Viviane (Scott), a successful gossip columnist, and Amaya (Cooper), a struggling actress, make a pact ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, looking for love, friendship, romance, love affair, unfulfillment, showbiz, job, movie business, friends, strong female presence, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Middle Men (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Chronicles Jack Harris, one of the pioneers of internet commerce, as he wrestles with his morals and struggles not to drown in a sea of conmen, mobsters, drug addicts, and pornstars.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pornography, internet, mafia, success, drugs/alcohol, showbiz, nudity (full frontal - brief), corruption, husband wife relationship, sex scene, masturbation, nightclub ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 1950s, 50s ...
Place: usa, texas, los angeles, las vegas, afghanistan ...
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I Capture the Castle (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A love story set in 1930s England that follows 17-year-old Cassandra Mortmain, and the fortunes of her eccentric family, struggling to survive in a decaying English castle. Based on Dodie Smith's 1948 novel with the same name.
Style: semi serious, touching, atmospheric, stylized, colourful ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: castle, romance, eccentric family, siblings relations, coming of age, sister sister relationship, first love, writer's block, ex convict, wedding, family drama, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
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In Search of a Midnight Kiss (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Broke and alone on New Year's Eve, Wilson just wants to spend the rest of a very bad year in bed. But, when his best friend convinces him to post a personal ad, he meets a woman bent on finding the right guy to be with at midnight.
Style: semi serious, humorous, melancholic, light, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: new year, love and romance, looking for love, loneliness, lifestyle, holiday, human nature, masturbation, sex talk, internet dating, romance, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey, san francisco
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Ti Ti Ti (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
TV show
Story: Brazilian telenovela based on the 1985 telenovela of the same name.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexy
Plot: rivalry, ambition, uninhibited rivalry, contests and competitions, intrigue, love and romance, desire for fame, dishonesty, hopes, fall in love, fashion, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america
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49 Days (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Shin Ji Hyun was enjoying absolute bliss as she was about to marry her fiancé, Kang Min Ho, but her perfect life is shattered when she gets into a car accident that leaves her in a coma. She is given a second chance at life by a reaper, but it ...
Style: semi serious, emotional, humorous, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Plot: reincarnation, true love, grim reaper, tragedy, supernatural, betrayal, friendship, romance, life is a bitch, self discovery, best friends, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
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Lisbela and the Prisoner (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lisbela is a young woman who loves going to the movies. Leléu is a con man, going from town to town selling all sort of things and performing as master of ceremonies for some cheesy numbers, such as the woman who gets transformed into a gorilla. He ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, hitman, love and romance, couples, fall in love, danger, cons and scams, brazilian, infidelity, crimes, small town, cuckold ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
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What We Did on Our Holiday (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Doug and Abi and their three children travel to the Scottish Highlands for Doug's father Gordie's birthday party. It's soon clear that when it comes to keeping a secret under wraps from the rest of the family, their children are ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, absurd, scenic ...
Audience: date night, kids, girls' night
Plot: breakup, vacation, family, family problems, parents and children, nothing goes right, countryside, secret, loss of grandfather, family relations, family drama, nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, london, england
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Dating the Enemy (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: One messy science journalist (Tash) and a neat television host (Brett). Two very different people whose relationship is nose diving to get the opportunity to experience life in their partners shoes when they wake up one morning in each others ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sincere, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: body swapping, gender, journalist, disorder, wish come true, couple relations, battle of the sexes, couples, romance, introspection, love, switching roles ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia, sydney australia
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All About Actresses (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: While shooting a documentary about all kinds of actresses, the director falls for one of them.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: filmmaking, showbiz, lifestyle, celebrity culture, actor's life, midlife crisis, love and romance, actress, film producer, money, film within a film, humiliation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: india, france, paris france
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City Island (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Rizzos, a family who doesn't share their habits, aspirations, and careers with one another, find their delicate web of lies disturbed by the arrival of a young ex-con brought home by Vince, the patriarch of the family, who is a corrections ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, emotional, witty ...
Plot: warden, deception, audition, stripper, eccentric family, family life, dysfunctional family, family problems, nothing goes right, teenage boy, student, neighbor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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The Nutcracker in 3D (2010)
Genre: Action, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in 1920's Vienna, this is the tale of a little girl, whose godfather gives her a special doll one Christmas Eve.
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, semi serious, exciting, entertaining
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, young heroes, adventure, godparent, good versus evil, escapades, danger, heroes, save the day, rivalry, disorder, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 20s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: europe, austria
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Adventures of a Teenage Dragonslayer (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Arthur unwittingly discovers the secret to stopping an evil dragon who threatens to destroy all civilization.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, light
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dragon, teenage life, imaginary, young heroes, adventure, heroes, danger, escapades, best friends, friends, school, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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