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 suspenseful films and TV shows about / with disorder, danger, friendship, rivalry, youth, escapades, adventure, family relations, friends and love and romance plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, France, Russia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as semi serious: High Security Vacation (2009), Jane the Virgin (2014), Winx Club (2004), The Fox and the Hound 2 (2006), Chuck (2007), Ballers (2015), Hood of Horror (2006), All Cheerleaders Die (2013), Jem and the Holograms (2015), Race to Witch Mountain (2009).
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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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The New Legends of Monkey
Fantasy
Australia, New Zealand
24 min.
 6.6
The Outpost
Action, Fantasy
USA
44 min.
 5.6

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, love affair, human relationship, unlikely relationship, 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, intrigue, investigation, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, miami
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 5.6
 3K
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, good versus evil, adventure, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, friendship, teenage life, danger, fairy, magic, rivalry ...
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The Fox and the Hound 2
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, kids, preschoolers
Plot: animal life, adventure, fox, dog, love and romance, friendship, family, friends, best friends, music band, artists and showbiz, escapades ...
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 8.2
 118K
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, light, captivating, 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, 2010s, 2000s
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 7.6
 29K
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, sport team, 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
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: humorous, semi serious, captivating, scary
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: vampire, parents and children, family, youth, family relations, disorder, mischievous children, woman in danger, couples, horror for children, suspicion, single parent ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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Hood of Horror
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 life, urban ghetto, gory, vengeance, afterlife, crimes, deadly, supernatural, slasher, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary
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All Cheerleaders Die
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, murder, back from the dead, teenage life, rivalry, youth, zombie, magic, lesbian relationship, supernatural, body swapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Jem and the Holograms
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: semi serious, feel good, uplifting, realistic, captivating
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: secret identity, musician's life, teenage life, friendship, music band, female protagonist, rock, artists and showbiz, best friends, fame, record company, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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Race to Witch Mountain
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, benign alien, aliens, supernatural ability, children, taxi driver, family, young heroes, bounty hunter, redemption, escapades, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
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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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Life After Beth
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, atmospheric, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, life turned upside down, supernatural romance, transformation, death, deadly, youth, disorder, couple relations, teenage love, danger, one more chance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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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, 1990s ...
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: battle of the sexes, opposites attract, unlikely couple, snobbism, playing footsie, romance, wooing, fall in love, lifestyle, disorder, strange person, vineyard ...
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, realistic, humorous, talky
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, buddies, road trip, friendship, vacation, male bonding, on the road, husband wife relationship, divorce, infidelity, sarcasm, 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: semi serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, government agency, adventure, special agents, 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
 3K
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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 3.0
 3K
Piranhaconda
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: dangerous animal, deadly creature, jungle, gory, danger, deadly, chases and races, eaten alive, experiment gone awry, survival, mutant, river ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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: semi serious, humorous, 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, absurd, entertaining ...
Plot: samurai, adventure, resistance, heroes, rebelliousness, imaginary, rebellion, parody, alien invasion, fight scenes, financial problem, culture clash ...
Place: japan
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 6.4
 8K
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, light, romantic ...
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, student, father son relationship, magazine editor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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 5.6
 12K
Cadet Kelly
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: fish out of water, military school, teaching the ways of the world, military base, cadet, youth, contests and competitions, leadership, teenage life, ambition, misfit, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
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Private Benjamin
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, semi serious, feel good, funny, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: female soldier, transformation, fish out of water, soldier, basic training, military, military base, farce, women, officers and cadets, stereotypes, starting over ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, paris france
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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: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, clever ...
Plot: eccentric family, family relations, parents and children, inheritance, cons and scams, disorder, greed, grandfather, wealth, money, millionaire, intrigue ...
Time: 90s
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 6.8
 10K
Hellcats
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Pre-law student Marti Perkins' world is flipped upside down when she loses her scholarship, and realizes the only way she can stay in school is by reigniting her dormant teen gymnastic skills to win a place on Lancer University's legendary ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, entertaining, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: friends, cheerleading, teenage life, college, college life, student life, ambition, youth, social relations, love and romance, rivalry, sport ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: campus, memphis, usa, southern usa
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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, realistic, sentimental
Plot: twins, switching roles, family relations, comedy of errors, strong female character, twin sister, 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, light, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: culture clash, reluctant partners, frontier town, politics, partners, society, snobbism, unsupportive coworkers, customs officer, comedy duo, love affair, social relations ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1986 ...
Place: belgium, europe, france
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Jersey Shore Shark Attack
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, shark, killer shark, danger, save the day, beach, blood, animal attack, ocean or sea, escapades, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
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humorous
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American Pie 1999
7.0
Welcome to the Sticks 2008
7.1
Bruce Almighty 2003
6.7
The Hangover 2009
7.7
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love and romance
love and romance movies
50 First Dates 2004
6.8
The Girl Next Door 2004
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Love Loves Coincidences 2011
7.3
Romeo + Juliet 1996
6.8
Romeo and Juliet 1968
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realistic
realistic movies
Saving Private Ryan 1998
8.6
Schindler's List 1993
8.9
Good Will Hunting 1997
8.3
Everest 2015
7.1
The Intouchables 2011
8.5
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friends
friends movies
Friends with Benefits 2011
6.6
New Girl 2011
7.7
No Strings Attached 2011
6.2
Ocean's Eleven 2001
7.8
Blue Mountain State 2010
8.4
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feel good
feel good movies
The Diamond Arm 1969
8.5
Love Is in the Air 2013
6.4
Operation 'Y' & Other Shurik's Adventures 1965
8.6
Kidnapping, Caucasian Style 1967
8.4
Ratatouille 2007
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couples
couples movies
Single by Contract 2010
6.6
Y/N: You Lie, You Die 2012
5.0
The Switch 2010
6.1
Paranormal Activity 2007
6.3
I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry 2007
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friendship
friendship movies
Friends 1994
8.9
The Intouchables 2011
8.5
How to Train Your Dragon 2010
8.1
Rory O'Shea Was Here 2004
7.9
The Bucket List 2007
7.4
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romance
romance movies
50 First Dates 2004
6.8
Pride and Prejudice 1995
8.9
Sense and Sensibility 1995
7.7
Dying Young 1991
6.0
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