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, light, exciting and captivating films and TV shows about / with danger, disorder, friendship, adventure, friends, rivalry, youth, escapades, family relations and family plots mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Action genres shot in USA, Italy, Canada and other countries.
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semi serious movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as semi serious: High Security Vacation (2009), Jane the Virgin (2014), High Rollers (1976), Winx Club (2004), The Fox and the Hound 2 (2006), Trainspotting (1996), Chuck (2007), Ballers (2015), Hood of Horror (2006), All Cheerleaders Die (2013).

List of semi serious movies

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: humorous, semi serious, light, realistic
Plot: summer camp, adventure, fugitives, human relationship, changing lives, starting over, social relations, prison riot, male friendship, love affair, unlikely relationship, parenting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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Jane the Virgin (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: humorous, captivating, semi serious, light, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: life turned upside down, pregnancy, love triangle, love and romance, lesbian relationship, disorder, fall in love, artificial insemination, crime, investigation, intrigue, virgin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, miami
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 7.6
 3K
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: humorous, twists and turns, semi serious, cynical, realistic
Plot: cons and scams, crime, betrayal, criminal heroes, dishonesty, partners, friends, trick, strong female character, thief, jail, fake priest ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: france, europe
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 5.6
 3K
Winx Club (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 25 min.
Story: In a magical universe, witches, warriors begin fighting in the name of good .vs. evil! At a magic school, five teenage girls are selected to defend the universe with their magic.
Style: exciting, semi serious, light, entertaining, stylized
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: school, fairy, superhuman powers, wizards and magicians, teenage life, good versus evil, adventure, curses spells and rituals, friendship, rivalry, supernatural ability, young heroes ...
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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: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: fox, dog, friendship, animal life, adventure, love and romance, family, friends, best friends, music band, artists and showbiz, escapades ...
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 8.2
 566K
Trainspotting (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.
Style: disturbing, semi serious, rough, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, social misfits, heroin, friendship, life is a bitch, counterculture, society, crimes, misfit, drug addiction, surrealism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland, europe, london
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 8.2
 118K
Chuck (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Chuck is an American action-comedy/spy-drama television series created by Josh Schwartz and Chris Fedak. The series is about an "average computer-whiz-next-door" named Chuck, played by Zachary Levi, who receives an encoded e-mail from an ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, light, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cia, secret agents, double life, peril, undercover, enemy, buddies, espionage, dishonesty, misfit, geek, nerd ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
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 7.6
 31K
Ballers (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Looking at the lives of former and current football players, the show follows former superstar Spencer Strasmore as he gets his life on track in retirement while mentoring other current and former players through the daily grind of the business of ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, sport team, athlete's life, american football, ambition, nfl, american football player, party, friendship, betrayal, business, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida, miami
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Mom's Got a Date with a Vampire (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The Hansen kids are in a jam. Adam and his best friend Duffy have gotten their hands on some tickets for the Headless Horseman concert, and his sister Chelsea has a date with her dreamy boyfriend Peter. The only problem is they're both ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, scary, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: vampire, parents and children, family, youth, family relations, disorder, mischievous children, woman in danger, couples, single parent, siblings relations, horror for children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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Hood of Horror (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A hip hop horror anthology of three tales of terror told by the Hound of Hell (Snoop Dogg) that revolve around the residents of an inner-city neighborhood whose actions determine where they will go in the afterlife.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, rough, humorous, bad taste humour
Audience: boys' night
Plot: juvenile delinquency, social misfits, urban ghetto, urban ghetto life, gory, vengeance, afterlife, crimes, deadly, supernatural, slasher, zombie ...
Time: contemporary
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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: semi serious, scary, humorous, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, cheerleader, magic, teenage life, rivalry, youth, zombie, murder, back from the dead, supernatural, body swapping, lesbian relationship ...
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, uplifting, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, secret identity, friendship, sister sister relationship, musician's life, music band, rock, fame, artists and showbiz, best friends, family relations, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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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: exciting, semi serious, atmospheric, entertaining, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, spacecraft, taxi driver, teleportation, benign alien, supernatural ability, laser, young heroes, bounty hunter, ufo, escapades, alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
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Better Call Saul (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Six years before Saul Goodman meets Walter White. We meet him when the man who will become Saul Goodman is known as Jimmy McGill, a small-time lawyer searching for his destiny, and, more immediately, hustling to make ends meet. Working alongside, ...
Style: dark humor, stylized, witty, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: dishonesty, family relations, workplace situations, legal, lawyer, moral dilemma, hotshot lawyer, drugs/alcohol, brother brother relationship, cons and scams, lawyer client relationship, private investigator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
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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: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, atmospheric, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural romance, danger, life turned upside down, drugs/alcohol, deadly, youth, disorder, couple relations, teenage love, one more chance, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Into every generation a slayer is born: one girl in all the world, a chosen one. She alone will wield the strength and skill to fight the vampires, demons, and the forces of darkness; to stop the spread of their evil and the swell of their number. ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, dark humor, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural ability, double life, high school, supernatural, chosen one, teenage love, small town, good versus evil, vampire slayer, save the world, teenager ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: california, usa, campus
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The Taming of the Scoundrel (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A rich farmer is well known for being very unkind. He's misanthropic, misogynous and cantankerous. Until he meets by chance a gorgeous girl...
Style: humorous, semi serious, romantic, funny, witty ...
Plot: unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, love and romance, romance, wooing, snobbism, strange person, vineyard, disorder, playing footsie, change of heart ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy
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What Men Talk About (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Four old friends - Kamil, Lesha, Sasha and Slava - all well-to-do professionals in their late 30s embarking on a two days road trip from Moscow to Odessa. They wish to escape the metropolis and the everyday routine of work, family and girlfriends to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, on the road, friendship, vacation, buddies, road trip, male bonding, sarcasm, divorce, husband wife relationship, infidelity, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, ukraine, europe
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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Agent Phil Coulson of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division) puts together a team of agents to investigate the new, the strange and the unknown around the globe, protecting the ordinary from the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, superhuman powers, save the day, scientist, government agency, adventure, danger, heroes, master villain, good versus evil, pilot, hi-tech ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 4.0
 3K
Vamp U (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wayne Gretzky (no relation) is a vampire who can't grow his teeth. His impotence began when he inadvertently killed Mary Lipinsky, the love of his life, 300 years ago. To take his mind off the pain, he teaches college history - who better? ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, bleak, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, college, youth, violence spree, teachers and students, haunted by the past, deadly, bite, power relations, danger, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 3.0
 3K
Piranhaconda (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A hybrid creature - half piranha and half anaconda -- attacks a low-budget horror movie crew on location near her nest when her egg is stolen. Now they must outrun and kill the deadly piranhaconda as well as stop the mad scientist who stole the egg ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: jungle, dangerous animal, deadly creature, gory, danger, deadly, chases and races, eaten alive, river, experiment gone awry, survival, mutant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Stepford Wives (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: What does it take to become a Stepford wife, a woman perfect beyond belief? Ask the Stepford husbands, who've created this high-tech, terrifying little town.
Style: semi serious, twists and turns, dark humor, satirical, clever ...
Plot: housewife, women, transformation, friendship, uncover truth, feminism, couple relations, suburbs, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, gender, robot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
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The Angry Beavers (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Angry Beavers is an American animated television series created by Mitch Schauer for the Nickelodeon channel. The series revolves around Daggett and Norbert Beaver, two young beaver brothers who have left their home to become bachelors in the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, funny, dark humor, surreal ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: beaver, friendship, siblings relations, in the woods, escapades, brother brother relationship, family relations, when the parents are away, forest, friends, teenage life, animal life ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa
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 8.7
 4K
Silver Soul (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Story: The Amanto, aliens from outer space, have invaded Earth and taken over feudal Japan. As a result, a prohibition on swords has been established, and the samurai of Japan are treated with disregard as a consequence. However one man, Gintoki Sakata, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, absurd, entertaining ...
Plot: samurai, parody, adventure, heroes, resistance, rebelliousness, imaginary, rebellion, financial problem, alien invasion, fight scenes, society ...
Place: japan
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 6.4
 8K
It Boy (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Alice Lantins is 38, ambitious and so committed to her work that she neglects her personal life. In short, she is the ideal candidate for the next editor of the magazine Rebelle, or would be were it not for the fact that she appears to be stuck in ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, family outing
Plot: unlikely couple, love and romance, love affair, thirtysomething life, age difference, relationship vs career, student, workplace situations, promotion, older woman younger man relationship, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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Scooby-Doo in Where's My Mummy? (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang become involved in a supernatural mystery in Egypt.
Style: semi serious, humorous, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, scooby doo, mummy, amateur detective, family, crime solving, deadly creature, ancient mystery, friendship, mystery, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
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 5.6
 12K
Cadet Kelly (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hyperactive teenager Kelly is enrolled into a military school when her new stepfather becomes the Commandant. At first she has problems fitting in and taking orders until she tries out for the drill team.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: teenage life, fish out of water, military school, military base, teaching the ways of the world, youth, parents and children, contests and competitions, leadership, ambition, misfit, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
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Private Benjamin (1980)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A sheltered young high society woman joins the army on a whim and finds herself in a more difficult situation than she ever expected.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fish out of water, soldier, basic training, military, transformation, starting over, female soldier, boot camp, self discovery, military base, determination, officers and cadets ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, paris france
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 6.3
 11K
Greedy (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Meet the McTeagues. They've come to stake a claim in their wealthy uncle's will… only he's not dead yet!
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, clever ...
Plot: greed, vandalism, eccentric family, parents and children, family relations, cons and scams, grandfather, wealth, money, bowling, disorder, private detective ...
Time: 90s
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The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: France, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An adventure set in the early part of the 20th century, focused on a popular novelist and her dealings with would-be suitors, the cops, monsters, and other distractions.
Style: semi serious, stylized, exciting, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mummy, adventurer, adventure, obsessive quest, pterodactyl, escapades, police detective, strong female character, danger, sister sister relationship, dinosaur, archaeologist ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: france, europe, egypt, paris france
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