Movies like Cadet Kelly

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Cadet Kelly (2002)
 5.5
 12K
Cadet Kelly (2002)
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, entertaining, touching
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: military school, fish out of water, teenage life, teaching the ways of the world, youth, contests and competitions, ambition, military base, leadership, parents and children, disorder, cadet, misfit, commander, rivalry, coming of age, school, vengeance, family, family relations, power relations, pregnancy, divorce, stepfather, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s

Most similar movies to Cadet Kelly

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and realistic films with plots about youth, family, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, disorder and friends mostly in Family, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Cadet Kelly: Princess Protection Program (2009), Alice Upside Down (2007), Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars (2010), Uncle Nino (2003), Kart Racer (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Princess Protection Program (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an evil dictator threatens to take over the kingdom, Princess Rosalinda gets put into the Princess Protection Program. She is taken under the wing of General Joe Mason, an agent from the agency, and his daughter, Carter, who works after school ...
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens, chick flick
Plot: princess, school dance, teenage life, school, friendship, royal family, best friends, youth, family, high school, bait, island ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, california, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Alice Upside Down (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: France, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Still mourning the death of her mother a few years back, ALICE McKINLEY finds her life seriously disrupted when her father BEN buys a store and moves her and her older brother LESTER to a new town. In the painful throes of adolescence, Alice has a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: school, power relations, family relations, life turned upside down, family life, disorder, starting over, coming of age, youth, teachers and students, adventure, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Young spy Harriet Welsch crosses paths with popular student Marion Hawthorne as the two girls vie to become the official blogger of their high school class.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: school, rivalry, movie star, blogger, rise to the top, teenage life, disorder, youth, unlikely couple, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.7
 701
Uncle Nino (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A distant, slightly dysfunctional family is brought closer together when the father's long-estranged Uncle Nino comes from Italy to Chicago for a surprise visit.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: fish out of water, optimism, teenage life, family gatherings, parents and children, family, teaching the ways of the world, culture clash, youth, couples, family relations, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 533
Kart Racer (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 14-year-old Watts Davies is estranged from his dad, a former International Karting Federation (IKF) champion. Watts's resolve to race in the upcoming IKF Regional Championships rekindles their relationship as they pursue the dream together.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: athlete's life, family, contests and competitions, solace, young heroes, family relations, heroes, follow your dream, teenage life, parents and children, hopes, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Cheetah Girls 2 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Best friends Galleria, Chanel, Dorinda, and Aqua, A.K.A. the girl band "The Cheetahs," get the opportunity of a lifetime when they strut their way to Barcelona, Spain, to perform in an international music festival. Along the way, the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: music band, mother daughter relationship, disorder, lifestyle, misfit, high school life, love and romance, parents and children, musician's life, buddies, family life, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, usa, new york, europe, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tru Confessions (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Trudy Walker hated her life. She thought it was totally messed up until she found out about a contest that could change everything..
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: parents and children, family, coming of age, family relations, family life, youth, siblings relations, follow your dream, teenage life, ambition, estrangement, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A poor otter family risks everything for the chance to win the cash prize of a talent contest for Christmas.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: puppet, down on your luck, friends, family relations, fish out of water, underdog, friendship, rivalry, misfit, gem, youth, ambition ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 645
Lloyd (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A boy learns that confidence and self-esteem are the greatest gifts.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: misfit, school, friendship, love and romance, teachers and students, friends, family relations, win over, disorder, mischievous children, hopes, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.1
 879
Hounded (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A teenager ends up being hounded by a well-groomed and seemingly cute and tiny dog that actually turns out to be a nightmare of a beast.
Style: realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: teenage boy, dog, youth, school, rivalry, pets, family life, disorder, eccentric family, friends, power relations, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
It Runs in the Family (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It is now summer in the Parker family; and the usual amount of numerous events are happening in their separate lives. Ralphie is searching for the perfect top to use to beat the school bully with, the Old Man is in battle with their hillbilly ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family life, contests and competitions, family, disorder, family relations, eccentric family, youth, parents and children, nothing goes right, love and romance, father son relationship, family feud ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 6K
Jump In! (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Story revolves around a young boxer, Izzy Daniels, who trains to follow in his father's footsteps by winning the Golden Glove. When his friend, Mary, however, asks him to substitute for a team member in a Double Dutch tournament, the young man ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, athlete and trainer, teenage life, hopes, urban ghetto life, parents and children, family, youth, power relations, human spirit, sport, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
College Road Trip (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When an overachieving high school student decides to travel around the country to choose the perfect college, her overprotective cop father also decides to accompany her in order to keep her on the straight and narrow.
Style: humorous, sentimental, not serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: road trip, on the road, family, disney, family relations, nothing goes right, parents and children, father daughter relationship, disorder, youth, coming of age, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois, indiana, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Campus Confidential (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: School... there is the popular crowd. Teachers favor some students over others. Because of this, Violet decides to start a school paper, which exposes many embarrassing secrets of popular kids who think they run the campus.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: high school, teenage life, teenage love, best friends, youth, coming of age, love and romance, family, misfit partners, suburban life, social misfits, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.2
 840
Just Peck (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At 104 pounds dripping wet, baby-faced sophomore Michael Peck (age 15) is not exactly the coolest guy at American High. Peck’s teachers make him feel like an idiot, his classmates make him feel like a geek and his home life is just as bad, with ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: high school, friendship, science fair, high school life, parents and children, teenage love, disorder, youth, teenage life, ambition, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
 16K
Lizzie McGuire (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Lizzie McGuire is an American live-action teen sitcom, which features an animated version of the title character performing soliloquy. The animated sequences were interspersed with the show's live-action sequences. It premiered on the Disney ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: teen comedy, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, sitcom, teenage life, youth, family relations, family, siblings relations, school, female protagonist, part animation, popular girl, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Harriet the Spy (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When the secret notebook of a young girl who fancies herself a spy is found by her friends, her speculations make her very unpopular! Can she win her friends back?
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: nanny, spy, friendship, elementary school, coming of age, notebook, binoculars, secret, family, adventure, college, family relations ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.6
 13K
Even Stevens (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Even Stevens is an American comedy television series that aired on Disney Channel with a total of three seasons and 65 episodes from June 17, 2000, to June 13, 2003. It follows the life of the Stevenses, a Jewish family living in suburban ...
Style: feel good, witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, sibling rivalry, teenage life, siblings relations, parents and children, high school life, youth, disorder, family life, eccentric family, family relations, classmates ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 2K
Air Bud 3 (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In this second heartwarming and hilarious sequel to the popular favorite, Air Bud masters two new starring roles: soccer (real football) player and fatherhood. Loaded with laughs and cool soccer action, Buddy teams up alongside U.S. women's ...
Style: uplifting, exciting, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, preschoolers
Plot: sport, dog, ambition, sport team, friends, parent getting married, family relations, pets, animal life, kidnapping, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Stepsister from Planet Weird (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A teenager's life is disrupted when her mother falls in love with an alien.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: alien, teenage life, family, parents and children, fish out of water, youth, high school life, misfit, remarry, foe turned friend, family relations, life turned upside down ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.1
 5K
The Clique (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young girl tries to fit in with a clique of popular middle school girls after moving into the guest house of one of their homes.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, light
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: outcast, teenage life, school, leadership, love and romance, popularity, group of friends, teenage love, youth, fashion, family life, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Baker brood moves to Chicago after patriarch Tom gets a job coaching football at Northwestern University, forcing his writer wife, Mary, and the couple's 12 children to make a major adjustment. The transition works well until work demands ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, parents and children, chaos and mayhem, siblings relations, nothing goes right, prank, children, chaos, husband wife relationship, aspiring actor, new job, football ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, manhattan new york city, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
My Dog the Champion (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Champion is a "diamond in the rough" story about a dog named Scout, a cattle dog who decided she didn't like herding cattle. Scout's owner, Billy, a rancher struggling to stay in business, pegs her as a useless, broken tool and ...
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, feel good, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: friends, family relations, society, urban, youth, farm, city life, parents and children, family, heroes, teenage life, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 2K
The Other Me (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Will Browning accidently creates a clone of himself when working on a science project.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: cloning, twins, youth, nothing goes right, teenage life, parents and children, family, disorder, favoritism, school, ultimatum, dual role ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
3 Men and a Baby (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three bachelors find themselves forced to take care of a baby left by one of the guy's girlfriends.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, light, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick
Plot: babies and infants, fish out of water, family, fatherhood, friendship, custody, abandoned baby, roommate, parents and children, life turned upside down, farce, buddies ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Nanny Express (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: With their mother dead, Emily and Ben torment their nannies to quit as fast as their father hires them. Till a nanny named Kate shows up and slowly wins Ben over. That's bad enough, but when her father and Kate start to fall in love, Emily sets ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, family outing
Plot: nanny, teenage life, mischievous children, family relations, matchmaking, disorder, nursing, family life, single parent, youth, romance, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 355
Rascal (1969)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy filled with tenderness as a baby raccoon snuggles his way into the life of a lonely boy. He becomes the boy's only companion during his father's frequent absences. Because of Rascal, both father and son realize their ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: disorder, mischievous children, adventure, getting home, family, young heroes, parents and children, best friends, youth, adoption, child as adult, family life ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Girl Meets World (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The adventures of relatable and adventurous Riley Matthews, the tween daughter of Cory and Topanga Matthews, and her bold best friend Maya as they traverse the twists and turns of teenage years at Manhattan's John Quincy Adams Middle School ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, light, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, family outing, teen drama, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, sitcom, teenager, school, best friends, family values, supportive parent, parents and children, teachers and students, teenage life, family, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
 2K
Best Player (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chris Sanders and Quincy are both involved in a video game called "Black Hole", and they both want to win the tournament with a $175,500 prize. Quincy then tries to sabotage Chris, but it all goes wrong, because Chris' mom Tracy ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: youth, family, teenage life, parents and children, friendship, rivalry, ambition, lifestyle, money raising, family relations, friends, thirtysomething life ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas! (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teddy Duncan's middle-class family embarks on a road trip from their home in Denver to visit Mrs. Duncans Parents, the Blankenhoopers, in Palm Springs. When they find themselves stranded between Denver and Utah, they try to hitch a ride to Las ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, parents and children, family, family relations, family life, on the road, road trip, youth, paintball, desert, swimming pool, mime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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