Based on tv series movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant based on tv series movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, unusual plot structure, exciting, cult film, stylized and clever films and TV shows about / with catastrophe, dialogue, adaptation, mentor, destiny, fight scenes, runaway, chase, redemption and vengeance plots mostly in Comedy, Action and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as based on tv series: The Killing (2011), V (2009), The A-Team (2010), The Last Airbender (2010), Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965), Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992), The Originals (2013), Thunderbirds (2004), The Brady Bunch Movie (1995), Lost in Space (1998).

List of based on tv series movies

 8.2
 94K
The Killing (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The Killing is an American crime drama television series based upon the Danish television series Forbrydelsen. Set in Seattle, Washington, the series follows the various murder investigations by homicide detectives Sarah Linden and Stephen Holder.
Style: psychological, gloomy, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, crime, multiple suspects, who done it, female detective, murder, crimes, riddles and clues, female protagonist, haunted by the past, coworker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., seattle washington
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 6.8
 52K
V (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: V is an American science fiction television series that ran for two seasons on ABC, from November 3, 2009 to March 15, 2011. A remake of the 1983 miniseries created by Kenneth Johnson, the new series chronicles the arrival on Earth of a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil alien, ufo, alien encounter, world domination, fbi, dishonesty, danger, uncover truth, spacecraft, heroes, special agents, family relations ...
Place: usa
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 6.7
 242K
The A-Team (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A group of Iraq War veterans goes on the run from U.S. military forces while they try to clear their names after being framed for a crime they didn't commit. Along the way, Col. Hannibal Smith, Capt. H.M. ‘Howling Mad’ Murdock , Sgt. Bosco ...
Style: exciting, ridiculous, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, team, adventure, frame up, mercenary, cia, crimes, on the run, anti hero, anti heroes, chases and races, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002, year 2010, 2010s ...
Place: mexico, florida, frankfurt germany, los angeles, germany ...
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The Last Airbender (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, epic, intense ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, supernatural ability, imaginary, supernatural, imaginary kingdom, heroes, good versus evil, chosen one, young heroes, heroic mission, youth, danger ...
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Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Scientist Doctor Who accidentally activates his new invention, the Tardis, a time machine disguised as a police telephone box. Doctor Who, his two grand-daughters, and Barbara's boyfriend Ian are transported through time and space to the planet ...
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, futuristic, semi serious ...
Plot: time travel, good versus evil, time machine, spacecraft, evil alien, adventure, changing the past or future, benign alien, space travel, teleportation, save the world, danger ...
Time: future
Place: england
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Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In the questionable town of Deer Meadow, Washington, FBI Agent Desmond inexplicably disappears while hunting for the man who murdered a teen girl. The killer is never apprehended, and, after experiencing dark visions and supernatural encounters, ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, psychological, mind bending, cult film ...
Plot: investigation, small town life, small town, murder, odd, hallucination, supernatural, diary, seduction, haunted by the past, split personality, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, year 1988, year 1989
Place: washington state, philadelphia, canada
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 8.2
 111K
The Originals (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A spin-off from The Vampire Diaries and set in New Orleans, The Originals centers on the Mikaelson siblings, otherwise known as the world's original vampires: Klaus, Elijah, and Rebekah. Now Klaus must take down his protégé, Marcel, who is ...
Style: stylized, tense, exciting, captivating, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, werewolf, supernatural, witch, immortality, supernatural romance, magical, dangerous attraction, rivalry, family relations, love and romance, power struggle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
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 4.2
 13K
Thunderbirds (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dangerous missions are the bread and butter of the Thunderbirds, a high-tech secret force employed by the government. Led by Jeff Tracy (Bill Paxton), the Thunderbirds are at the top of their game, but their nemesis, The Hood (Ben Kingsley), has ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: adventure, rescue, good versus evil, chase, teenage hero, outer space, family, space travel, save the day, family in danger, youth, young heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: london, europe, massachusetts, big ben london, tower bridge london ...
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The Brady Bunch Movie (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The original 70's TV family is now placed in the 1990's, where they're even more square and out of place than ever.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, satirical, clever ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: house, fighting the system, family relations, fish out of water, race against time, save the day, parents and children, disorder, rivalry, siblings relations, suburbs, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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 5.2
 68K
Lost in Space (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The prospects for continuing life on Earth in the year 2058 are grim. So the Robinsons are launched into space to colonize Alpha Prime, the only other inhabitable planet in the galaxy. But when a stowaway sabotages the mission, the Robinsons find ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, surprise ending, surreal, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, outer space, space travel, save the world, space and aliens, adventure, terrorism, escapades, heroes, danger, rivalry, heroic mission ...
Time: future
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 3.8
 40K
The Avengers (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: British Ministry agent John Steed, under direction from "Mother", investigates a diabolical plot by arch-villain Sir August de Wynter to rule the world with his weather control machine. Steed investigates the beautiful Doctor Mrs. Emma ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, eurospy, based on cult tv series ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: secret agents, mad scientist, good versus evil, heroes, clones, human duplication, hitman, secret agent, terrorism, martial arts, espionage, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london, big ben london
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McHale's Navy (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Retired Lieutenant Commander Quinton McHale spends his days puttering around the Caribbean in the old PT-73 selling homebrew, ice cream, and swimsuit calendars. He's brought out of retirement when his old nemesis turned the second best ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, melancholic, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: military, terrorism, island, anti hero, anti heroes, u.s. navy, farce, save the day, law enforcement, military life, race against time, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pentagon, cuba
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South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When the four boys see an R-rated movie featuring Canadians Terrance and Philip, they are pronounced "corrupted", and their parents pressure the United States to wage war against Canada.
Style: adult animation, humorous, controversial, witty, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, death, gay slur, film within a film, profanity, computer animation, hypocrisy, atheist, elementary school, child swearing, mischievous children, heaven and hell ...
Place: canada, usa, colorado
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 4.9
 150K
Wild Wild West (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Legless Southern inventor Dr. Arliss Loveless plans to rekindle the Civil War by assassinating President U.S. Grant. Only two men can stop him: gunfighter James West and master-of-disguise and inventor Artemus Gordon. The two must team up to thwart ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, stylized, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: steampunk, mad scientist, reluctant partners, heroes, escapades, partners against crime, heroic mission, weapon system, law enforcement, vengeance, crimes, partners ...
Time: 19th century, future
Place: usa, utah, washington d.c.
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 7.8
 258K
The Fugitive (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Wrongfully accused of murdering his wife, Richard Kimble escapes from the law in an attempt to find her killer and clear his name. Pursuing him is a team of U.S. marshals led by Deputy Samuel Gerard, a determined detective who will not rest until ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: manhunt, frame up, escape, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, on the run, betrayal, framed for murder, fugitives, doctor, corruption, death sentence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
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 7.2
 497K
21 Jump Street (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in the city park. Since they are young and look like high school students, they are ...
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, funny, not serious, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, parody, working undercover, partners against crime, high school life, party, undercover cop, buddy cop, police investigation, misfit partners, popularity, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: usa
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The Beverly Hillbillies (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jed Clampett and kin move from Arkansas to Beverly Hills when he becomes a billionaire, after an oil strike. The country folk are very naive with regard to life in the big city, so when Jed starts a search for a new wife there are inevitably plenty ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, satirical, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: hillbilly, billionaire, fish out of water, culture clash, social differences, cons and scams, goofy hero, odd couple, oil, family, father daughter relationship, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: beverly hills, arkansas, usa, los angeles
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Leave It to Beaver (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Cleavers are an all-American family living in Ohio - wise father Ward, loving mother June, teen-age son Wally and 8-year-old "Beaver" Theodore. Beaver hopes to get a bike as a gift from his father and to please him tries out for his school ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, melancholic, football movie ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: when the parents are away, family relations, family, family life, prank, parents and children, friendship, fish out of water, high school life, mischievous children, nothing goes right, child as adult ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 50s, 1990s
Place: ohio, usa
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 7.8
 278K
Serenity (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything – or anyone – to get the girl ...
Style: futuristic, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, future dystopia, adventure, space and aliens, good versus evil, space wars, space opera, escapades, friendship, psychic, outer space ...
Time: future
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Mission: Impossible (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Ethan Hunt, the leader of a crack espionage team whose perilous operation has gone awry with no explanation, discovers that a mole has penetrated the CIA, he's surprised to learn that he's the No. 1 suspect. To clear his name, Hunt ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, cia, espionage, undercover, mission, spy, chase, betrayal, secret service, double agent, murder, terrorist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: prague, paris france, langley virginia, london, shanghai ...
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Futurama: Bender's Game (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Leela is insulted by a group of space-rednecks (like regular rednecks, but in space) she enters the Planet Express ship in a demolition derby. She emerges victorious, but when she brings the damaged ship home and the Professor sees the fuel ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, witty, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, dragon, adventure, heroic mission, partners, danger, escapades, future dystopia, rivalry, good versus evil, pretense, parallel world ...
Time: future, middle ages
Place: new york
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The Mod Squad (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three minor delinquints (Danes, Ribisi, and Epps) are recruited by a cop (Farina) working undercover to bust a cop/drug ring. When the officer who recruited them is killed, they go above and beyond the call of duty to solve the murder; and bust the ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: undercover, undercover cop, chase, investigation, working undercover, partners, deadly, partners against crime, criminal heroes, police corruption, conspiracy, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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 5.9
 21K
Sgt. Bilko (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The army is known for churning out lean mean fighting machines intent on protecting our great nation. Martin is the inexplicable the incorrigible the invicible sgt. Ernie bilko leader of a ragtag group of the sorriest soldiers ever to enlist in the ...
Style: humorous, light, exciting, captivating, not serious ...
Plot: military base, military, soldier, gambling, rivalry, disorder, cons and scams, revenge, camp, silly humor, dishonesty, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, greenland, las vegas
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Futurama: Bender's Big Score (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Planet Express crew return from cancellation, only to be robbed blind by hideous "sprunging" scam artists. Things go from bad to worse when the scammers hack Bender, start traveling through time, and take Earth over entirely! Will ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, futuristic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, save the world, androids and robots, destiny, computer virus, professor, escapades, misfit partners, imaginary, human existence, danger, partners ...
Time: future, year 2012, 20th century, year 2000, 2000s ...
Place: new york state, new york, sweden
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The Tiger Brigades (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The film, set in 1912, is about the exploits of France's first motorized police brigade.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough ...
Plot: anarchist, heist, revolution, opera, politics, gang, terrorism, police officer killed, russian, international relations, police, chases and races ...
Time: 1910s, 70s
Place: france, england, paris france, russia
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 7.6
 11K
Major Crimes (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Major Crimes explores how the American justice system approaches the art of the deals as law enforcement officers and prosecutors work together to score a conviction. Los Angeles Police Captain Sharon Raydor heads up a special squad within the LAPD ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: policewoman, homicide detective, police detective, crimes, police investigation, coworker, workplace, police chief, fighting crime, investigator, lapd, female detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
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My Favorite Martian (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: News producer, Tim O'Hara gets himself fired for unwillingly compromising his bosses' daughter during a live transmission. A little later, he witnesses the crashing of a small Martian spacecraft, realizing his one-time chance of delivering ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, surprise ending, nostalgic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: fish out of water, disney, spacecraft, mars, alien, rescue, martian, benign alien, family, journalism, space travel, landing ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, future
Place: usa, california
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Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Mystery, Inc. are guests of honor at the grand opening of the Coolsville Museum of Criminology, a masked villain shows up and creates havoc before stealing the costumes of the gang's most notorious villains...Could it be that their ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surprise ending, psychotronic, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, horror for children, teens
Plot: monster, heroes, ghost, dog, family, mystery, farce, adventure, buddies, partners, disorder, amateur detective ...
Time: 2000s
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The Flintstones (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Modern Stone Age family the Flintstones hit the big screen in this live-action version of the classic cartoon. Fred helps Barney adopt a child. Barney sees an opportunity to repay him when Slate Mining tests its employees to find a new executive. ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, feel good, not serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: dinosaur, caveman, friendship, cavemen, family relations, best friend, adoption, family, workplace, family life, buddies, eccentric family ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times, quarry, 80s
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The Powerpuff Girls Movie (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The Powerpuff Girls Movie tells the origin story of how the Powerpuff Girls were created and how they came to be the defenders of Townsville. It was the first Hanna-Barbera/Cartoon Network Studios theatrical feature film since 1993's Once Upon ...
Style: humorous, intense, satirical, witty, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, fighting crime, rivalry, youth, danger, rescue, mad scientist, master villain ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, tokyo, london
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