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, witty and captivating films and TV shows about / with youth, friendship, friends, danger, disorder, rivalry, adventure, escapades, supernatural and love and romance plots mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Adventure genres shot in USA, Canada, 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), Submarine (2010), Steven Universe (2013), High Security Vacation (2009), The Big Bang Theory (2007), Jane the Virgin (2014).

List of semi serious movies

Polseres vermelles (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
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, realistic, semi serious, humorous, serious ...
Plot: fighting illness, overcoming, friendship, everyday life, youth, teenage life, doctors and patients, terminal illness, optimism, patient, life changing experience, life is a bitch ...
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: semi serious, scary, suspenseful, humorous, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, cheerleader, teenage life, zombie, rivalry, youth, magic, body swapping, supernatural, back from the dead, murder, lesbian relationship ...
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: semi serious, feel good, uplifting, realistic, captivating
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, teenage life, secret identity, sister sister relationship, musician's life, best friends, music band, artists and showbiz, rock, fame, 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: semi serious, exciting, atmospheric, entertaining, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, spacecraft, teleportation, taxi driver, benign alien, supernatural ability, laser, ufo, escapades, young heroes, bounty hunter, alien ...
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, atmospheric, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural romance, danger, life turned upside down, couple relations, disorder, deadly, youth, young lovers, drugs/alcohol, supernatural, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, new jersey
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 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: witty, semi serious, talky, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, love and romance, virginity, bullying, adolescence, first love, parents and children, crumbling marriage, school, infidelity, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 20th century
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, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: gem, goodhearted, family, danger, adventure, supernatural ability, save the world, imaginary, child protagonist, coming of age, palaces castles and temples, intergalactic ...
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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, changing lives, human relationship, prison riot, male friendship, parenting, unlikely relationship, prison escape ...
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, clever, intellectual, feel good ...
Plot: friends, neighbor, friendship, scientist, social awkwardness, intelligence, geek, buddies, sitcom, science, prodigy, roommate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, campus, 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: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: life turned upside down, pregnancy, love and romance, disorder, artificial insemination, lesbian relationship, love triangle, fall in love, unlikely couple, virgin, crime, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, miami
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 4.2
 2K
Caillou (1997)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Canada
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, entertaining, colourful, motivational ...
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, parents and children, family life, babies and infants, pets, little boy, parenting, nagging and grouching, imaginary kingdom, mischievous children, siblings relations, family ...
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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, semi serious, humorous, cynical, realistic
Plot: cons and scams, betrayal, crime, friends, partners, dishonesty, criminal heroes, trick, strong female character, treasure, deception, jail ...
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: exciting, semi serious, light, entertaining, stylized
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: fairy, school, friendship, good versus evil, teenage life, superhuman powers, adventure, wizards and magicians, rivalry, youth, imaginary kingdom, young heroes ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, 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: dog, friendship, fox, adventure, animal life, love and romance, best friends, misfit, rescue, escapades, teaching the ways of the world, artists and showbiz ...
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 4.8
 886
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, humorous, exciting, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: time travel, mischievous children, dinosaur, adventure, escapades, imaginary, young heroes, friends, danger, wilderness, time machine, disorder ...
Time: prehistory
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 8.1
 975
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, friendship, supernatural, betrayal, romance, self discovery, best friends, life is a bitch, afterlife, deception, tragedy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, siblings relations, family life, youth, favoritism among siblings, disorder, sibling rivalry, sitcom, family, parents and children, family relations, child
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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, friends, good versus evil, super weapon, master warrior, young heroes, heroic mission, adventure, escapades, rivalry, tombs and skeletons ...
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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, swingers, sex, couple relations, best friends, love triangle, strong sexual content, love and romance, eroticism, female nudity, weatherman, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, argentina
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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, unlikely couple, love and romance, fall in love, psychologist, midlife crisis, male objectification, dealing with death, translator, journal, alarm clock, tank top ...
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: partners, school, adventure, good versus evil, supernatural, master warrior, transformation, witch, save the world, curses spells and rituals, friendship, mad ...
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 7.6
 33K
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, exciting, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, athlete's life, american football, ambition, nfl, athlete, american football player, party, family relations, friendship, betrayal, business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, miami, florida
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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: horror for children, vampire, parents and children, youth, woman in danger, disorder, couples, family relations, mischievous children, family, siblings relations, single parent ...
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: suspenseful, semi serious, rough, humorous, bad taste humour
Audience: boys' night
Plot: juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto life, social misfits, youth, dealing with death, crimes, gory, deadly, vengeance, slasher, afterlife, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
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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, captivating, realistic, witty, stylized ...
Plot: dishonesty, lawyer, workplace situations, hotshot lawyer, family relations, moral dilemma, legal, crimes, brother brother relationship, cons and scams, drugs/alcohol, lawyer client relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
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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, supernatural, high school, chosen one, teenage love, monster, good versus evil, small town, vampire slayer, teamwork ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 19th century ...
Place: california, usa, campus
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 7.4
 161K
The Judge (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A successful lawyer returns to his hometown for his mother's funeral only to discover that his estranged father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder.
Style: touching, suspenseful, emotional, semi serious, serious ...
Plot: judge, small town, lawyer, homecoming, parent child relationship, legal, uncover truth, crimes, hotshot lawyer, manslaughter, father son estrangement, jury ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, chicago illinois
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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, feel good, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: ninja, master warrior, martial arts, superhero, mutation, good versus evil, vigilante, supernatural, turtle, sewer, adventure, 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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: body swapping, gender, journalist, disorder, battle of the sexes, wish come true, couple relations, couples, romance, introspection, love, media ...
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, witty, funny, romantic ...
Plot: unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, love and romance, snobbism, romance, wooing, disorder, change of heart, strange person, vineyard, playing footsie ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy
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