Movies like Cadet Kelly

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Cadet Kelly (2002)
 5.5
 13K
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, cadet, fish out of water, teenage life, teaching the ways of the world, youth, contests and competitions, ambition, military base, leadership, parents and children, disorder, misfit, rivalry, commander, coming of age, school, vengeance, family, family relations, power relations, brat, teenager, pregnancy, divorce ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s

Most similar movies to Cadet Kelly

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and realistic films with plots about youth, family, family relations, teenage life, parents and children, disorder and friends mostly in Family, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Cadet Kelly: Princess Protection Program (2009), The Cheetah Girls 2 (2006), Alice Upside Down (2007), When in Rome (2002), Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars (2010). 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, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: princess, teenage life, school dance, youth, royal family, friendship, school, teenager, family, high school, best friends, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, california, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: music band, teenage love, teenage life, musician's life, friendship, lifestyle, parents and children, artists and showbiz, adolescence vs adulthood, disorder, fish out of water, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, new york, europe, usa, barcelona spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: realistic, humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: school, adventure, coming of age, family life, disorder, teenage life, starting over, family relations, family, hopes, teachers and students, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.8
 4K
When in Rome (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Teenage sisters Charli and Lola are on the verge of an experience beyond their wildest dreams! Pack your bags and jet off to Rome as the girls start their summer internship working for the legendary Derek Hanson - the totally cool international ...
Style: realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing
Plot: twins, teenage love, fashion, adventure, teenager, teenage life, disorder, love and romance, romance, family, society, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, teens
Plot: school, rivalry, blogger, movie star, youth, teenage life, disorder, rise to the top, child spy, fish out of water, misfit, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 544
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: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: teenage life, human spirit, against the odds, lifestyle, athlete's life, ambition, follow your dream, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, youth, tragic hero, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.7
 713
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, realistic, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, parents and children, family gatherings, teaching the ways of the world, culture clash, youth, fish out of water, family relations, family life, disorder, society, optimism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 7K
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, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, human spirit, against the odds, follow your dream, athlete's life, teenage life, ambition, lifestyle, athlete and trainer, sport, parents and children, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 910
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: teenage boy, dog, mischievous children, teenage life, eccentric family, adventure, nothing goes right, young heroes, disorder, pets, family life, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 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: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: lifestyle, ambition, friendship, teenage life, youth, family relations, rivalry, parents and children, video game, tournament, contests and competitions, computers and web ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: emotional, sincere, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: coming of age, parents and children, family, siblings relations, family relations, family life, teenage life, youth, estrangement, ambition, follow your dream, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: realistic, sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: high school, teenage love, social relations, coming of age, teenage life, high school life, misfit partners, social misfits, best friends, misfit, suburbs, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Boy in the Dress (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Based on David Walliams' best-selling children's book, with an all-star cast including Jennifer Saunders, James Buckley, David Walliams and Kate Moss, The Boy in the Dress is a celebration of creativity, difference, football and fashion. ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, contests and competitions, friendship, disorder, eccentric family, sport team, youth, family, cross dressing, family relations, coming of age, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 663
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: friends, love and romance, teachers and students, friendship, school, misfit, parents and children, hopes, fall in love, family, disorder, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, family outing, girls' night
Plot: nanny, love and romance, mischievous children, single parent, teenage life, family life, parents and children, matchmaking, prank, family relations, family, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: family relations, puppet, muppets, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz, down on your luck, hopes, love and romance, parents and children, adventure, family, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
When Zachary Beaver Came to Town (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Zachary Beaver, a sideshow attraction also known as the world's fattest boy, arrives in the sleepy town of Granger, Texas.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, teenage life, mischievous children, self discovery, family, family relations, parents and children, young heroes, starting over, youth, best friends, child driving car ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Change of Plans (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Sally and Jason Danville's life are turned upside down when a tragic accident suddenly names them the caretakers of four young children.
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adoption, parents and children, custody, life turned upside down, couple relations, family, disorder, family life, couples, orphan, youth, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Fred 3: Camp Fred (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Schools out and Fred Figglehorn's dream of water slides, horseback riding and monkey butlers during the summer turns into a nightmare of gruel and poisonous berries when his mom signs him up to an unsanitary camp.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good, realistic
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: summer camp, teenage life, friendship, ambition, goofy hero, misfit, escapades, contests and competitions, underdog, youth, disorder, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Josh is off to his first year of college and buddy has stayed behind with joshs little sister andrea and the rest of the family. Adrea attempting to fit in with her jr. High classmates decides to join the baseball team and along the way discovers ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: golden retriever, sport, dog, sport team, underdog, contests and competitions, friendship, fish out of water, danger, against the odds, family relations, family life ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.6
 3K
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: feel good, touching, sentimental, uplifting, exciting ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: sport, dog, ambition, friendship, rivalry, sport team, family relations, best friends, teenage life, animal life, pets, kidnapping ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Marley & Me: The Puppy Years (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fall into puppy love with “the world’s worst dog”, who now has a frisky voice and an attitude to match. Join Marley for his mischievous puppy years, as he and his summer pal, Bodie Grogan, wreak havoc on a neighborhood dog contest. Marley ...
Style: sentimental, exciting, humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, nothing goes right, pets, puppy, friends, family relations, youth, family, chaos and mayhem, teenage life, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: road trip, family relations, on the road, family, disney, parents and children, nothing goes right, father daughter relationship, disorder, youth, coming of age, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois, washington d.c., indiana, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 4.1
 780
Opposite Day (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The world goes backwards on Opposite Day. The kids become adults, and the adults become kids.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, melancholic, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: child as adult, disorder, switching roles, family, fish out of water, siblings relations, wish come true, hopes, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, misfit, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 967
Winky's Horse (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 95 min.
Story: There is only one thing Winky wants: a horse, a real horse to ride. But horses are expensive. Fortunately it is the season of Sinterklaas; Winky just asks Sinterklaas for a horse. Than everything will work out alright. Or will it?
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: shopping mall, family, fish out of water, family life, family relations, holiday, disorder, young heroes, hopes, misfit, youth, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.5
 474
Bad Parents (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A suburban mom relives her season with the soccer obsessed sports parents whose outrageous "win at all costs" behavior spirals out of control.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: soccer, family relations, obsession, eccentric family, parents and children, sport, rivalry, youth, sport team, suburban life, athlete and trainer, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, melancholic, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family life, family, contests and competitions, disorder, eccentric family, youth, family relations, nothing goes right, love and romance, parents and children, father son relationship, family feud ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 3K
Let It Shine (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The film follows a shy, talented musician who pens romantic hip-hop verses only to stand idly by as they're delivered to the girl of his dreams by a proxy, his best friend. Made for Disney Channel movie/
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: hip hop, rapper, teenage life, teenage love, musician's life, lifestyle, ambition, follow your dream, performer's life, fall in love, dream come true, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.5
 630
Contest (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bullied high school student Tommy is suddenly befriended by his chief tormentor, Matt, the school's most popular student and star athlete. Tommy is suspicious, but is forced to accept the awkward friendship in order to enter a cooking contest ...
Style: captivating, feel good, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, swimming, school, youth, teenage life, contests and competitions, rivalry, high school, couples, cooking and food, friends, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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: witty, feel good, humorous, semi serious, sitcom ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, sibling rivalry, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, high school life, youth, teenage life, family life, eccentric family, disorder, classmates ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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