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, stylized, captivating and exciting films and TV shows about / with friendship, danger, rivalry, adventure, friends, youth, escapades, supernatural, heroes and disorder plots mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Fantasy genres shot in USA, Russia, Italy and other countries.
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semi serious movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as semi serious: Submarine (2010), Steven Universe (2013), High Security Vacation (2009), Jane the Virgin (2014), High Rollers (1976), Winx Club (2004), The Fox and the Hound 2 (2006), Avatar: The Last Airbender (2003), Trainspotting (1996), Chuck (2007).

List of semi serious movies

 7.3
 79K
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: semi serious, witty, talky, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, love and romance, bullying, adolescence, virginity, parents and children, school, crumbling marriage, deadpan, infidelity, first love ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 80s
Place: wales, england
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Steven Universe (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
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, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: gem, family, heroes, goodhearted, adventure, danger, save the world, supernatural ability, imaginary, child protagonist, palaces castles and temples, escapades ...
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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: humorous, semi serious, light, realistic
Plot: summer camp, adventure, fugitives, starting over, social relations, human relationship, prison riot, changing lives, male friendship, parenting, unlikely relationship, prison escape ...
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, semi serious, captivating, light, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: life turned upside down, pregnancy, love triangle, virgin, artificial insemination, love and romance, lesbian relationship, disorder, fall in love, unlikely couple, crime, investigation ...
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: twists and turns, humorous, semi serious, cynical, realistic
Plot: cons and scams, crime, betrayal, criminal heroes, dishonesty, partners, friends, trick, strong female character, deception, fake priest, treasure ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: france, europe
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 5.7
 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: semi serious, exciting, light, entertaining, stylized
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: school, fairy, superhuman powers, teenage life, wizards and magicians, adventure, good versus evil, friendship, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, magic, supernatural ability ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, 21st century
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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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Avatar: The Last Airbender (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar, and bring peace to the world.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, stylized, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, heroic mission, friendship, imaginary, young heroes, chosen one, adventure, forces of nature, journey, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, magical ...
Time: 2000s
Place: asia
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 8.2
 583K
Trainspotting (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 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, captivating, dark humor, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroin, addiction, drug abuse, social misfits, life is a bitch, friendship, society, counterculture, crimes, surrealism, misfit, drug addiction ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland, europe, london
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 8.2
 119K
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, captivating, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cia, secret agents, undercover, double life, enemy, peril, buddies, espionage, dishonesty, misfit, geek, nerd ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
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Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, archaeologist, artifact, adventurer, ancient, rivalry, villain, escapades, good versus evil, tombs and skeletons, treasure ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: egypt, nepal, himalaya, cairo egypt, washington d.c. ...
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 8.1
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49 Days (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
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: true love, betrayal, romance, best friends, reincarnation, supernatural, friendship, self discovery, afterlife, life is a bitch, deception, tragedy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
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LEGO Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Denmark, Singapore, Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: When the fate of their world, Ninjago, is challenged by great threats, it's up to the ninja: Kai, Jay, Cole, Zane, Lloyd and Nya to save the world.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, epic
Audience: kids
Plot: ninja, lego, good versus evil, super weapon, friends, master warrior, young heroes, adventure, escapades, heroes, rivalry, youth ...
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 6.3
 2K
2 + 2 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When the fun of double dating begins to grow old, Richard and Bettina share a dirty little secret with their friends Diego and Emilia: They live a double life as swingers, and would love to share this practice with them.
Style: semi serious, sexy, humorous, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: mate swapping, sex, couple relations, strong sexual content, best friends, love triangle, eroticism, love and romance, swingers, female nudity, sexual relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
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Inadequate People (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Adequacy is relative.Vitalik the main character of the movie seems to be pretty normal. With a respectable office job, a comfy little dwelling and a personal couch doctor, Vitalik looks as adequate as a human can possibly be. Wait till he drinks and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, non-linear, uplifting
Plot: forbidden love, love and romance, unlikely couple, fall in love, psychologist, midlife crisis, male objectification, dealing with death, translator, office, man in bathtub, cleavage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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 7.9
 10K
Soul Eater (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Set at the "Death Weapon Meister Academy", the series revolves around three teams, each consisting of a weapon meister and weapon that can transform into a humanoid. Trying to make the latter a "death scythe" and thus fit for use ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, intense, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: school, partners, adventure, good versus evil, supernatural, master warrior, transformation, save the world, witch, curses spells and rituals, friendship, danger ...
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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, athlete's life, american football, ambition, nfl, american football player, friendship, betrayal, family relations, party, business, athlete ...
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: cheerleader, high school, magic, teenage life, rivalry, youth, zombie, back from the dead, murder, 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: secret identity, friendship, teenage life, 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, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, spacecraft, taxi driver, teleportation, benign alien, supernatural ability, laser, young heroes, bounty hunter, escapades, alien, aliens ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
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, realistic, stylized, witty, captivating ...
Plot: workplace situations, dishonesty, lawyer, family relations, moral dilemma, hotshot lawyer, drugs/alcohol, brother brother relationship, cons and scams, legal, 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, supernatural, young lovers, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, new jersey
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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, captivating, dark humor, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural ability, double life, chosen one, supernatural, high school, teenage love, vampire slayer, teenager, small town, good versus evil, monster ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: california, usa, campus
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, superhero, ninja, mutation, vigilante, turtle, sewer, terrorist, good versus evil, supernatural, master villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
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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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sincere, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: body swapping, gender, journalist, disorder, couples, battle of the sexes, romance, couple relations, wish come true, introspection, love, strong sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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The Taming of the Scoundrel (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
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, vineyard, strange person, 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: friendship, vacation, battle of the sexes, buddies, on the road, road trip, male bonding, infidelity, sarcasm, divorce, husband wife relationship, midlife crisis ...
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, computer hacker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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