12 TV shows that were turned into movies

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Some popular TV show casts reunite years later to film movies, such as “Sex and the City” and “Veronica Mars.”
Successful cartoons have been turned into live-action movies, like “Scooby-Doo.”
“The Brady Bunch” movie was recast entirely 20 years later.

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When a beloved TV show ends or gets cancelled, it’s a sad day for fans, not to mention the cast and crew who make it all happen. But every once in a while, TV shows are given a new life on the big screen.

Here are 12 shows that were turned into their own movies.


The “Scooby-Doo” television series about a gang of friends and their trusty dog who solve mysteries has been on the air in some form or another since 1969. The 2002 and 2004 live-action “Scooby-Doo” movies star real-life couple Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr.

“Hannah Montana”

Miley Cyrus rose to fame playing Miley Stewart in Disney Channel’s “Hannah Montana” series about a girl who is secretly a famous pop star. The show aired from 2006-2011; “Hannah Montana: The Movie” was released in 2009, and continued to follow her misadventures and attempts to keep her identity a secret.

“The Brady Bunch”

“The Brady Bunch,” a show about a blended family with six children, aired from 1969 to 1974. Two decades later, the 1995 “The Brady Bunch Movie” set their wholesome lifestyle in the 1990s with new actors.


Joss Whedon’s “Firefly” about a crew on a spaceship trying to avoid interference from a government called The Alliance was cancelled after only one season in 2003, but developed a cult following. The cast reunited for the movie “Serenity” in 2005.


“Entourage,” a show about a movie star named Vince Chase and his circle of friends in Los Angeles, aired from 2004 to 2011. The cast reunited for a movie of the same name, a continuation of the series, that was released in 2015.

“Lizzie McGuire”

The “Lizzie McGuire” television show starred Hilary Duff as both a middle school student and the voice of her animated alter ego on Disney Channel. The 2003 movie version, which served as the series finale, followed Lizzie and her classmates on a trip to Rome, where she’s mistaken for a famous singer who looks exactly like her.

“Mr. Bean”

Rowan Atkinson first played the bungling Mr. Bean in 15 episodes that aired between 1990 and 1995. He reprised the role …read more

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