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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 witty films and TV shows about / with rivalry, friendship, danger, disorder, love and romance, adventure, escapades, friends, heroes and family plots mostly in Comedy, Action and Drama genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as semi serious: High Security Vacation (2009), Jane the Virgin (2014), Winx Club (2004), Chuck (2007), Ballers (2015), All Cheerleaders Die (2013), Better Call Saul (2015), Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1996), The Taming of the Scoundrel (1980), What Men Talk About (2010).
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Better Call Saul
Crime, Drama
USA
46 min.
 8.7
Silver Soul
Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Japan
 8.7
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Avengers: Infinity War
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
USA
149 min.
 8.7
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Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Norway, USA
135 min.
 5.7

List of semi serious movies

High Security Vacation
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: semi serious, humorous, light, realistic
Plot: fugitives, changing lives, adventure, starting over, social relations, male friendship, summer camp, prison riot, unlikely relationship, human relationship, love affair, parenting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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Jane the Virgin
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, light, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: life turned upside down, pregnancy, artificial insemination, love and romance, disorder, virgin, love triangle, female protagonist, unlikely couple, crime, intrigue, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, miami
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 5.6
 2K
Winx Club
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, light, entertaining, exciting, stylized
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: school, superhuman powers, adventure, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, friendship, teenage life, danger, fairy, magic, rivalry ...
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 8.2
 117K
Chuck
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: secret agents, cia, enemy, undercover, double life, peril, best friend, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, heroic mission, martial arts, nerd, lifestyle change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
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 7.6
 28K
Ballers
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: athlete's life, american football, sport, ambition, nfl, family relations, business, betrayal, friendship, party, celebrity, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida, miami
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All Cheerleaders Die
Genre: 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, back from the dead, murder, teenage life, rivalry, youth, zombie, magic, lesbian relationship, supernatural, body swapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Better Call Saul
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: captivating, realistic, semi serious, cynical, stylized ...
Plot: lawyer, dishonesty, legal, family relations, hotshot lawyer, brother brother relationship, gangsters, ambition, moral dilemma, workplace situations, lawyer client relationship, private investigator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer
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, captivating, suspenseful, light, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, high school, chosen one, supernatural ability, vampire slayer, danger, best friends, teenage love, save the world, teenager, double life, teamwork ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 19th century ...
Place: california, usa, campus
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The Taming of the Scoundrel
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, romance, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, love and romance, wooing, disorder, strange person, vineyard, basketball, snobbism, change of heart ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy
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What Men Talk About
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, talky
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, buddies, road trip, friendship, vacation, male bonding, on the road, sarcasm, infidelity, divorce, husband wife relationship, dialogue driven ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, europe, ukraine
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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
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: superhuman powers, government agency, special agents, adventure, save the day, danger, heroes, master villain, good versus evil, scientist, pilot, hi-tech ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 4.0
 2K
Vamp U
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, youth, supernatural, violence spree, teachers and students, haunted by the past, deadly, power relations, college, danger, bite, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Stepford Wives
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, satirical, dark humor, clever ...
Plot: transformation, uncover truth, women, housewife, robot, couple relations, friendship, suburbs, brainwashing, dishonesty, secrets, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
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The Angry Beavers
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: humorous, semi serious, funny, dark humor, surreal ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, siblings relations, in the woods, brother brother relationship, escapades, beaver, family relations, when the parents are away, friends, teenage life, animal life, danger ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa
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 8.7
 4K
Silver Soul
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, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, absurd ...
Plot: samurai, adventure, resistance, heroes, rebelliousness, imaginary, rebellion, parody, alien invasion, fight scenes, financial problem, law enforcement ...
Place: japan
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 6.4
 7K
It Boy
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, semi serious, feel good, romantic, light ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, date night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, unlikely couple, relationship vs career, love and romance, workplace situations, love affair, thirtysomething life, promotion, age difference, colleague colleague relationship, magazine editor, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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 6.3
 11K
Greedy
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: humorous, semi serious, witty, clever, realistic ...
Plot: eccentric family, family relations, parents and children, inheritance, cons and scams, disorder, greed, grandfather, wealth, money, intrigue, last will and testament ...
Time: 90s
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Seeta and Geeta
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: The story is about identical twins (played by Hema Malini) who are separated at birth and grow up with different temperaments. The twins then swap places.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Plot: twins, switching roles, family relations, comedy of errors, twin sister, strong female character, romance, dishonesty, disorder, fall in love, greed, revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india
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Nothing to Declare
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During the elimination of the Belgian/French border in the 90s, a Belgian customs officer is forced to team up with one of his French counterparts.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, funny, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: culture clash, reluctant partners, frontier town, politics, partners, society, snobbism, unsupportive coworkers, comedy duo, customs officer, social relations, unlikely relationship ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1993 ...
Place: belgium, europe, france
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Jersey Shore Shark Attack
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Many years ago, hundreds of locals and tourists were massacred by giant man-eating sharks in the infamous 1916 Jersey Shore attacks. But that's just a legend... or is it? It's a holiday weekend on the Jersey Shore and, unbeknownst to ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, scary, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dangerous animal, deadly, killer shark, shark, danger, save the day, beach, animal attack, blood, ocean or sea, escapades, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
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 6.5
 297K
The Expendables
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Barney Ross leads a band of highly skilled mercenaries including knife enthusiast Lee Christmas, a martial arts expert, heavy weapons specialist, demolitionist, and a loose-cannon sniper. When the group is commissioned by the mysterious Mr. Church ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, bloody, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, sniper, mercenary, heroic mission, fight scenes, master warrior, partners, gunfight, chase, blood, explosions, arms dealer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: latin america, somalia
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Forest Warrior
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: John McKenna is a spiritual being who is able to transform into bear, wolf or eagle. He lives in the forests of Tanglewood and has dedicated his life to protect them. One day a gang of evil lumberjacks led by Travis Thorne arrive Tanglewood to chop ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, sincere, surprise ending
Audience: family outing
Plot: young heroes, heroic mission, good versus evil, animal life, adventurer, deforestation, environmental issue, ghost, wilderness, rescue, forces of nature, youth ...
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 7.1
 50K
Fright Night
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nobody believes teenager Charley Brewster (William Ragsdale) when he discovers that his suave new neighbor, Jerry Dandrige (Chris Sarandon), is a vampire. So when the bloodsucker starts stalking Charley, he turns to has-been actor Peter Vincent ...
Style: scary, semi serious, suspenseful, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, transformation, blood, small town, obsessive quest, danger, youth, violence, mysterious character, brutality, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 6.1
 43K
Wild Child
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Rebellious 16 year old Poppy from Mailibu is sent to an English boarding school. Realising her Father isn't coming back to rescue her she tries to get expelled.
Style: semi serious, light, sweet, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenager, boarding school, friendship, girls' boarding school, rebellious daughter, friendship between girls, culture clash, rich kid, child as adult, mentor, teenage life, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london, california
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Super Mario Bros.
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mario and Luigi, plumbers from Brooklyn, find themselves in an alternate universe where evolved dinosaurs live in hi-tech squalor. They're the only hope to save our universe from invasion by the dino dictator, Koopa.
Style: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, alternate reality, heroic mission, family, brothers, good versus evil, magic, transformation, fantasy world, save the world, escapades, heroes ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
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Why Did I Get Married Too?
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four couples reunite for their annual vacation in order to socialize and to spend time analyzing their marriages. Their intimate week in the Bahamas is disrupted by the arrival of an ex-husband determined to win back his recently remarried wife.
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, couple relations, friendship, family problems, crumbling marriage, breakup, dishonesty, infidelity, lifestyle, unfulfillment, thirtysomething life, remarry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, bahamas
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 5.5
 90K
Bride Wars
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two best friends become rivals when their respective weddings are accidentally booked for the same day.
Style: semi serious, feel good, romantic, satirical, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: wedding, wedding preparations and rituals, friendship, uninhibited rivalry, female friendship, rivalry, women, stereotypes, destiny, vengeance, unsupportive friend, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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 5.9
 9K
The Good Guy
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ambitious young Manhattanite and urban conservationist Beth wants it all: a good job, good friends, and a good guy to share the city with. Of course that last one is often the trickiest of all. Beth falls hard for Tommy, a sexy, young Wall Street ...
Style: witty, semi serious, realistic, sexy
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, love triangle, fall in love, romance, city life, hotshot hero, rise to the top, love affair, ambition, gain trust, cheating boyfriend, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
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Thunder and the House of Magic
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, UK, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Thunder, an abandoned young cat seeking shelter from a storm, stumbles into the strangest house imaginable, owned by an old magician and inhabited by a dazzling array of automatons and gizmos. Not everyone welcomes the new addition to the troupe as ...
Style: exciting, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: estate, family, adventure, pets, friendship, magic, cat, embezzler, stage magician, nephew, hare, anthropomorphic animal ...
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Looking for Lola
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Looking for Lola is a comical look at the world of relationships and highlights just how far we will go to impress that special someone... Mike (Mark Kassen) has moved to L.A. with dreams of being a writer. In order to keep his parents satisfied, he ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching
Plot: fall in love, young lovers, comedy of errors, true love, follow your dream, lie, romance, showbiz, dancer's life, nightclub, illegal alien, dancing ...
Time: 90s
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8.5
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