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, touching and feel good films and TV shows about / with youth, friendship, friends, love and romance, disorder, couples, family relations, family, destiny and escapades plots mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as semi serious: Polseres vermelles (2011), All Cheerleaders Die (2013), Jem and the Holograms (2015), Race to Witch Mountain (2009), Life After Beth (2014), You Kill Me (2007), Submarine (2010), Steven Universe (2013), High Security Vacation (2009), The Big Bang Theory (2007).

List of semi serious movies

Polseres vermelles (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 45 min.
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, realistic, humorous, serious ...
Plot: teenage life, fighting illness, overcoming, terminal illness, youth, friendship, everyday life, doctors and patients, patient, life is a bitch, anorexia, optimism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
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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, supernatural, teenage life, youth, rivalry, zombie, back from the dead, murder, witch, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: 21st century, contemporary, 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: adventure, alien, benign alien, ufo, young heroes, spacecraft, teleportation, taxi driver, supernatural ability, laser, escapades, 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: supernatural romance, zombie, danger, life turned upside down, one more chance, couple relations, deadly, disorder, youth, young lovers, drugs/alcohol, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, new jersey
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 6.5
 18K
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, love and romance, rehabilitation, going straight, polish, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, new york, california, los angeles
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 7.3
 83K
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, talky, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, loss of virginity, teenage love, love and romance, virginity, bullying, adolescence, first sex, parents and children, crumbling marriage, school, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 20th century
Place: wales, england, britain
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Steven Universe (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Mystery, 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, touching, captivating, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: save the world, gem, adventure, goodhearted, youth, danger, supernatural ability, supernatural, heroes, family, 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, fugitives, social relations, starting over, changing lives, human relationship, prison riot, prison escape, male friendship, friendship between men, parenting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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The Big Bang Theory (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, witty, feel good, clever, sitcom ...
Plot: scientist, friends, neighbor, sarcasm, intelligence, friendship, social awkwardness, geek, buddies, science, roommate, physics ...
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.
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: life turned upside down, pregnancy, virgin, artificial insemination, lesbian relationship, love triangle, fall in love, love and romance, disorder, intrigue, unlikely couple, rich man poor woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa
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 7.1
 3K
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, music band, youth, hopes, music, female bonding, rock, snow, goth, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
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 4.1
 2K
Caillou (1997)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 30 min.
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, light, colourful, educational film, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: parents and children, friendship, family life, little boy, family relations, parenting, babies and infants, pets, friends, siblings relations, family, nagging and grouching ...
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 7.5
 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: cynical, twists and turns, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: cons and scams, betrayal, crime, crimes, friends, dishonesty, partners, criminal heroes, trick, strong female character, thief, jail ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: france, europe
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 5.9
 4K
Winx Club (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
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: light, exciting, entertaining, semi serious, stylized
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: fairy, school, youth, adventure, good versus evil, imaginary, friendship, rivalry, teenage life, wizards and magicians, friends, danger ...
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: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: fox, adventure, dog, friendship, animal life, love and romance, teaching the ways of the world, escapades, family, best friends, music band, 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: humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: looking for love, wedding, friendship, romance, unfulfillment, love affair, showbiz, job, movie business, singleness, friends, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, feel good, captivating, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, teenager, nanny, friendship, immortal, supernatural, teenage life, disorder, escapades, vampire vs vampire, small town, superhuman powers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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 6.8
 36K
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, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pornography, internet, mafia, success, showbiz, drugs/alcohol, nudity (full frontal - brief), corruption, husband wife relationship, sex scene, masturbation, nightclub ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 50s, 1990s, 1950s ...
Place: usa, texas, los angeles, hamburg germany, 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, ex convict, writer's block, wedding, stepmother, family drama ...
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, holiday, human nature, masturbation, sex talk, internet dating, romance, lifestyle, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey, san francisco
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 7.7
 116
Ti Ti Ti (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Story: Brazilian telenovela based on the 1985 telenovela of the same name.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy
Plot: intrigue, ambition, rivalry, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, contests and competitions, desire for fame, fall in love, fashion, couple relations, blind ambition, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america
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 4.8
 985
Dino Time (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: South Korea
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a daredevil kid named Ernie, his sister Julia, and his best friend Max are horsing around in Max's inventor father's workshop, they accidentally trip a time-machine into operation and find themselves transported back in time 65 ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: time travel, adventure, mischievous children, dinosaur, imaginary, escapades, young heroes, wilderness, friends, danger, disorder, time machine ...
Time: prehistory
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 8.0
 1K
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: emotional, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Plot: true love, reincarnation, grim reaper, betrayal, supernatural, friendship, romance, self discovery, best friends, life is a bitch, tragedy, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
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Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The story of a 10-year-old girl Dawn Haley whose sibling rivalry with her three brothers is heightened by the fact that they are quadruplets.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, sitcom ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sibling rivalry, siblings relations, mischievous children, family life, disorder, youth, favoritism among siblings, family relations, parents and children, family, child
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Escort in love (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 35 year old Alice has a husband and a son. Her life seems a beautiful dream, but it soon turns out to be a nightmare. Her husband dies in a car accident and her lawyer tells her that she is on her uppers. The only way she finds to earn money in ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Plot: unlikely couple, prostitute, life turned upside down, hidden identity, disorder, couples, working class, rich and poor
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
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The Wrong Mans (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Comedy thriller about two well-meaning idiots who become entangled in a hideous world of crime, conspiracy and corruption.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: comedy of errors, mistaken identity, wrong place wrong time, buddies, partners, life turned upside down, blackmail, escapades, dishonesty, british humour, mafia, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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Killer Bean Forever (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Uruguay
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When things go bad in Beantown, top assassin Killer Bean is called to clean-up the mess. Detective Cromwell finds himself in the middle between Killer Bean and mob boss Cappuccino.
Style: exciting, semi serious, captivating, light, stylized
Audience: boys' night, preschoolers
Plot: tough heroes, crimes, master warrior, fighting crime, heroes, society, dishonesty, urban, crime, master criminal, betrayal, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: hitman, cuckold, love and romance, couples, fall in love, cons and scams, danger, romance, brazilian, crimes, infidelity, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
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Mutant Aliens (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Mutant Aliens is a wildly humorous yet poignant story about an astronaut, his daughter, and 5 violent, yet sympathetic, alien creatures who seek revenge against a space industry baron.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, stylized, humorous, biting ...
Plot: space travel, heroes, astronaut, benign alien, vengeance, mutant, rivalry, space wars, alien encounter, surrealism, gory, evil alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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