Title Recommendations based on Lucy Whitmore
NCIS: Los Angeles is focused on an elite team of investigators tasked with solving the military's most difficult and perplexing crimes, ranging from high level securities heists to full scale terrorist plots. It's fast paced work, but jokes and banter between Sam Hanna and G. Callen keep things from getting too heavy.
Sailor Moon was a normal girl in modern-day Tokyo, which didn't prepare her much for when a talking cat tells Usagi that she's the reincarnation of Sailor Moon, a legendary warrior from the now-destroyed Moon Kingdom.
In South Park, the adventures of four young boys in rural Colorado become a means for the show's creators, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, to ruthlessly satirize current events, celebrities, politicians, and to posit their essential thesis, which is that adults are idiots. Crass and deeply perverse, South Park is not for the faint of heart, but the show's predilection for "going there" accounts for both its funniness and insightful social commentary.
Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by rekindling his parents' romance and—with the help of his eccentric inventor friend Doc Brown—return to 1985.
Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions—Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness. The emotions live in Headquarters, the control center inside Riley's mind, where they help advise her through everyday life. As Riley and her emotions struggle to adjust to a new life in San Francisco, turmoil ensues in Headquarters. Although Joy, Riley's main and most important emotion, tries to keep things positive, the emotions conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house and school.
The son of a sailor, 5-year old Sosuke lives a quiet life on an oceanside cliff with his mother Lisa. One fateful day, he finds a beautiful goldfish trapped in a bottle on the beach and upon rescuing her, names her Ponyo. But she is no ordinary goldfish. The daughter of a masterful wizard and a sea goddess, Ponyo uses her father's magic to transform herself into a young girl and quickly falls in love with Sosuke, but the use of such powerful sorcery causes a dangerous imbalance in the world. As the moon steadily draws nearer to the earth and Ponyo's father sends the ocean's mighty waves to find his daughter, the two children embark on an adventure of a lifetime to save the world and fulfill Ponyo's dreams of becoming human.
Bianca's universe turns upside down when she learns that her high school refers to her as a 'DUFF' (Designated Ugly Fat Friend). Hoping to erase that label, she enlists the help of a charming jock and her favorite teacher. Together they'll face the school's mean girl and remind everyone that we are all someone's DUFF. And that's totally fine!
Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.
Teenage Buffy Summers was expelled from Hemery High for burning down the gym to kill the vampires inside. Her mother thought that moving to a smaller town like Sunnydale would give Buffy a chance to start anew. Unfortunately, their quaint new hometown is awash with supernatural activity, and a "Watcher" (Rupert Giles, the school librarian) has been sent to train her as a vampire slayer. Thankfully, Buffy has her "Scooby Gang" that includes her friends Xander and Willow to help her solve the town's mysteries and survive high school.
Full House chronicles Danny Tanner, who is the father of three young daughters, D.J., Stephanie and Michelle. After Danny's wife dies, his goofy friend Joey and his hair-obsessed brother-in-law agree to move into the house to help raise the three girls. It's never a dull moment.
Gilmore Girls is set in Stars Hollow, an idyllic New England town with one traffic light and ton of kooky characters. Lorelei Gilmore is a single mom raising Rory, the daughter she had when she was only 16. She doesn't follow any parenting instruction manuals; she raises Rory as only she could. That means Chinese food-fueled movie marathons and gabbing at the local coffee shop.
iZombie centers on Liv Moore, who used to be an overachieving medical resident. But turning into a zombie kind of put an end to that. Instead, Liv takes a job at the coroner's office so she can feed her hunger for brains in a relatively safe way by secretly snacking on the brains of corpses there. Liv has a lot on her plate: her friends and family think she has PTSD, she has to figure out if there are any more zombies in Seattle, and she still has to pretend everything's fine even though she has just become undead.
The Legend of Korra follows Korra, who is an Avatar. This means that she has a lot of responsibilities—keeping peace on earth, saving the world, keeping the spiritual world and the physical world connected, etc. Frankly, it's a lot. Fortunately, Korra just has to master the bending of air, and she'll have all four elements under her belt. Unfortunately, she doesn't get along with Tenzin, her airbending teacher.
Tony Stark. Genius, billionaire, playboy, philanthropist. Son of legendary inventor and weapons contractor Howard Stark. When Tony Stark is assigned to give a weapons presentation to an Iraqi unit led by Lt. Col. James Rhodes, he's given a ride on enemy lines. That ride ends badly when Stark's Humvee that he's riding in is attacked by enemy combatants. He survives—barely—with a chest full of shrapnel and a car battery attached to his heart. In order to survive he comes up with a way to miniaturize the battery and figures out that the battery can power something else. Thus Iron Man is born. He uses the primitive device to escape from the cave in Iraq. Once back home, he then begins work on perfecting the Iron Man suit. But the man who was put in charge of Stark Industries has plans of his own to take over Tony's technology for other matters.
Spirited Away is an Oscar winning Japanese animated film about a ten year old girl who wanders away from her parents along a path that leads to a world ruled by strange and unusual monster-like animals. Her parents have been changed into pigs along with others inside a bathhouse full of these creatures. Will she ever see the world how it once was?