Movies like Cadet Kelly

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Cadet Kelly
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, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, light, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: fish out of water, military school, teaching the ways of the world, military base, cadet, youth, contests and competitions, leadership, teenage life, ambition, misfit, parents and children, disorder, commander, rivalry, school, family, family relations, power relations, coming of age, vengeance, absent without leave, competition, stepfather, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
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Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas
Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
USA, Canada
48 min.
 8.3
Boy Meets World
Comedy, Drama, Family
USA
23 min.
 8.1
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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 family, youth, family relations, friends, parents and children, disorder and teenage life mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Cadet Kelly: Disney's Air Bud (1997), 3 Men and a Baby (1987), Kart Racer (2003), Princess Protection Program (2009), Marmaduke (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Disney's Air Bud
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young boy and a talented stray dog with an amazing basketball playing ability become instant friends. Rebounding from his father's accidental death, 12-year-old Josh Framm moves with his family to the small town of Fernfield, Washington. The ...
Style: feel good, touching, inspirational, light, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens
Plot: dog, friendship, family, golden retriever, basketball, kids and family, sport, animals, small town, young heroes, contests and competitions, happy ending ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new jersey, washington state
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System:   95%
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3 Men and a Baby
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, funny, light, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick
Plot: family, babies and infants, parents and children, life turned upside down, stranded, farce, fatherhood, fish out of water, disorder, friendship, custody, buddies ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   82%
    User:   77%
 
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Kart Racer
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, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
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Princess Protection Program
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: high school, friendship, island, father daughter relationship, royal court, best friends, school, family, hidden identity, small town, teaching the ways of the world, disney ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, canada, louisiana
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Marmaduke
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Phil and Debbie Winslow relocate from their native Kansas to the sunny climes of Orange County, their big-hearted, havoc-wreaking Great Dane gets a taste of the dog's life, California-style.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, entertaining, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: pets, nothing goes right, friends, animal life, dog, great dane, talking dog, family, suburbs, family relations, disorder, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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System:   76%
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Harriet the Spy
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching, melancholic ...
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Cheaper by the Dozen
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, semi serious ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   74%
    User:   66%
 
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Uncle Nino
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: parents and children, family gatherings, family life, family relations, family, teaching the ways of the world, culture clash, teenage life, optimism, fish out of water, society, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   58%
 
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Hellcats
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Pre-law student Marti Perkins' world is flipped upside down when she loses her scholarship, and realizes the only way she can stay in school is by reigniting her dormant teen gymnastic skills to win a place on Lancer University's legendary ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, entertaining, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: friends, cheerleading, teenage life, college, college life, student life, ambition, youth, social relations, love and romance, rivalry, sport ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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System:   71%
    User:   72%
 
 5.2
 856
Hounded
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, school, pets, family, adventure, young heroes, teenage life, family life, youth, teenage boy, dog, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   73%
 
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Lizzie McGuire
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: sitcom, best friends, school, siblings relations, family, teenage life, coming of age, high school, youth, friendship, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   59%
 
Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: family, underdog, contests and competitions, adventure, friendship, parents and children, fish out of water, ambition, puppet, disorder, friends, down on your luck ...
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System:   67%
    User:   75%
 
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Even Stevens
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, sitcom, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, teenage life, family life, youth, family relations, disorder, mischievous children, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   59%
 
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Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: The joke's on absent-minded scientist Wayne Szalinski when his troublesome invention shrinks him, his brother and their wives so effectively that their children think they've completely disappeared. Of course, this gives the kids free rein ...
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: adventure, family, shrinking, inventor, experiment gone awry, fish out of water, miniaturization, mischievous children, odd couple, rescue, parents and children, nothing goes right ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   62%
 
Campus Confidential
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, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: high school life, high school, family, teenage life, coming of age, suburbs, youth, social relations, friends, best friends, misfit partners, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   68%
 
Marley & Me: The Puppy Years
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pets, youth, family, contests and competitions, chaos and mayhem, teenage life, animal life, dog, puppy, coming of age, nothing goes right, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   59%
 
Tru Confessions
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: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: twins, family, parents and children, siblings relations, teenage life, estrangement, coming of age, family life, hopes, youth, family relations, mentally challenged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   55%
 
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
Genre: Family, Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Precocious Claudia and her brother run away from home and hide in the Metropolitan Museum in New York.
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, mischievous children, suburbs, young heroes, friendship, parents and children, siblings relations, teaching the ways of the world, museum, eccentric family, imaginary kingdom, investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   54%
 
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Beethoven
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Newton family live in their comfortable home, but there seems to something missing. This "hole" is filled by a small puppy, who walks into their home and their lives. Beethoven, as he is named, grows into a giant of a dog... a St ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: family, dog, children, dysfunctional family, kids and family, suburbs, anti heroes, pets, adoption, redemption, rescue, animals ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   70%
 
 4.7
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Air Bud 3
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, exciting, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, teens, kids
Plot: sport, best friends, pets, family, school, contests and competitions, friendship, animal life, ambition, dog, heroes, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   62%
 
 7.7
 30K
Drake & Josh
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Drake & Josh is an American television sitcom created by Dan Schneider for Nickelodeon. The series follows the lives of two teenage boys with opposing personalities, Drake Parker and Josh Nichols, who become stepbrothers. Both actors had played ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, situational comedy, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: family, teenage life, family relations, lifestyle, unlikely partners, sitcom, siblings relations, escapades, manipulations, prank, adolescence vs adulthood, step siblings ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   53%
 
Wish Upon a Star
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Alexia Wheaton hasn't been herself lately. Neighter has her 15-year-old sister Hayley. In fact they've been each other. Alexia becomes fashion-challenged Hayley and she in turn becomes styling Alexia and the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: high school, body swapping, switching roles, sisters, teenage life, fish out of water, family, sister sister relationship, self discovery, wish come true, women, sibling relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, new jersey, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   67%
 
 6.2
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Lloyd
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A boy learns that confidence and self-esteem are the greatest gifts.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: fall in love, school, love and romance, family, youth, disorder, friends, mischievous children, social misfits, underdog, friendship, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   73%
 
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 5.4
 6K
Jump In!
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: athlete's life, sport, underdog, contests and competitions, school, family, follow your dream, human spirit, friendship, athlete and trainer, parents and children, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   61%
 
Boy Meets World
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Boy Meets World is an American television sitcom that chronicles the coming of age events and everyday life-lessons of Cory Matthews, a Philadelphian who grows up from a young boy to a married man. The show aired for seven seasons from 1993 to 2000 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, teen drama
Plot: sitcom, school, coming of age, buddies, friendship, family, college, high school life, high school, teenage life, best friends, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   53%
 
D2: The Mighty Ducks
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After Gordon Bombay's hockey comeback is cut short he is named coach of Team USA Hockey for the Junior Goodwill Games. Bombay reunites the Mighty Ducks and introduces a few new players, however, he finds himself distracted by his newfound fame ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: underdog, family, competition, sport, friendship, youth, athlete's life, olympics, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, sport team, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, texas, canada, iceland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   56%
 
The Nanny Express
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, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, date night, girls' night
Plot: nanny, single parent, family, fall in love, parents and children, romance, family life, love and romance, youth, family relations, mischievous children, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   54%
 
Girl Meets World
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: family outing, teens, teen comedy, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, sitcom, best friends, family, school, parents and children, teachers and students, family life, teenage life, middle school, female protagonist, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   65%
 

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Story: An American girl, Daphne, heads to Europe in search of the father she's never met. But instead of finding a British version of her bohemian mother, she learns the love of her mom's life is an uptight politician. The only problem now is ...
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