Movies like Camp Nowhere

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Camp Nowhere (1994)
 6.0
 8K
Camp Nowhere (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Morris "Mud" Himmel has a problem. His parents desperately want to send him away to summer camp. He hates going to summer camp, and would do anything to get out of it. Talking to his friends, he realizes that they are all facing the same sentence: a boring summer camp. Together with his friends, he hatches a plan to trick all the parents into sending them to a camp of their own design.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, light, entertaining, sentimental, funny, inspirational, macabre
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: summer camp, parent child relationship, misfit, family, teenage life, frame up, adventure, friends, disorder, high school, father son relationship, party, secret, camp, cheerleading, unlikely friendships, youth, love and romance, cons and scams, love, first love, friendship, male female relationship, teenage girl, bully ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa

Most similar movies to Camp Nowhere

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, entertaining and melancholic films with plots about family, disorder, youth, destiny, dialogue, mentor and children mostly in Comedy, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Camp Nowhere: Dunston Checks In (1996), Snow Day (2000), The Goonies (1985), College Road Trip (2008), Big Fat Liar (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dunston Checks In (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Hotel manager Robert Grant is forced by his boss to postpone his family vacation when a hotel critic checks in. Trouble is, the critic is really a villainous jewel thief with an orangutan assistant named Dunston. When Dunston gets loose and tries to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: orangutan, hotel, mistaken identity, bully, hotel manager, boss, fistfight, family, young heroes, nothing goes right, mischievous children, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 11K
Snow Day (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a school in upstate New York is snowed in, a group of students hi-jack a plow to keep the school closed..
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: chase, adventure, school, contests and competitions, youth, high school life, forces of nature, siblings relations, teachers and students, goofy hero, mischievous children, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.8
 214K
The Goonies (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A young teenager named Mikey Walsh finds an old treasure map in his father's attic. Hoping to save their homes from demolition, Mikey and his friends Data Wang, Chunk Cohen, and Mouth Devereaux run off on a big quest to find the secret stash of ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, teen comedy
Plot: treasure hunt, mischievous children, treasure map, treasure, map, tunnel, search, attic, corpse, small town, friendship, booby trap ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, nothing goes right, family relations, parents and children, father daughter relationship, disorder, teenage life, youth, coming of age, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois, indiana, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 32K
Big Fat Liar (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Jason Shepherd (Muniz) has a reputation for stretching the truth. So, when big-time Hollywood producer Marty Wolf (Paul Giamatti) steals his class paper and turns it into a smash movie, no one believes Jason's latest tall ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, light ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: hollywood, liar, filmmaking, summer school, family, artists and showbiz, movie business, friendship, youth, disorder, dishonesty, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: california, michigan, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Ernest Goes to Camp (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ernest, a lovable loser who works as a summer camp handyman and dreams of becoming a guidance councilor, must find a way to inspire a group of juvenile delinquents while stopping a shady strip mining company from closing the camp as well.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, twist ending, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: summer camp, camp, family, juvenile delinquency, farce, youth, mischievous children, goofy hero, chaos and mayhem, friends, misfit, prison ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Alexander's day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. Though he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him, his mom, dad, brother, and sister all find themselves living ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, job interview, friends, young heroes, mischievous children, parents and children, bad luck, school, family relations, one day, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 3.0
 14K
Daddy Day Camp (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Seeking to offer his son the satisfying summer camp experience that eluded him as a child, the operator of a neighborhood daycare center opens his own camp, only to face financial hardship and stiff competition from a rival camp.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, idiotic, ridiculous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: summer camp, competition, colonel, toilet, rivalry, family, fish out of water, misfit, buddies, nothing goes right, friends, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 7K
Hoot (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man (Lerman) moves from Montana to Florida with his family, where he's compelled to engage in a fight to protect a population of endangered owls.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: school, restaurant, kidnapping, fish out of water, environmentalism, owl, family, adventure, coming of age, vandalism, youth, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: montana, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.8
 2K
Bingo (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bingo, the runaway circus dog, is off the leash and saving Chuckie's life! Bingo and the boy become the best of friends in this canine comedy featuring doggy disguises and skateboarding, pinball and prison. Chuckie and his parents (Cindy ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, not serious, satirical ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dog, on the road, rescue, family, adventure, friendship, danger, youth, adoption, missing person, heroes, animal life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Back to the Future (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, mad scientist, adventure, small town, chases and races, time machine, teenage life, sent to the past, destiny, misfit partners, disorder ...
Time: 80s, future, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Steve Martin and Bonnie Hunt return as heads of the Baker family who, while on vacation, find themselves in competition with a rival family of eight children, headed by Eugene Levy,
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: holiday, lake, rivalry, teenage life, mischievous children, family, pregnancy, family life, eccentric family, youth, elementary school, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.4
 34K
Old Dogs (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Charlie and Dan have been best friends and business partners for thirty years; their Manhattan public relations firm is on the verge of a huge business deal with a Japanese company. With two weeks to sew up the contract, Dan gets a surprise: a woman ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: camp, best friend, family, family relations, nothing goes right, disorder, fish out of water, parents and children, brother sister relationship, comic violence, competition, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vermont, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.2
 250
Kids World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: What would you wish for if you were eleven and could have anything in the world? Your parents don't understand you. Your teenage brother is constantly getting you in trouble...for things he did! You're in love with the twelve-year-old girl ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, suspense
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: when the parents are away, imaginary, friends, adventure, wish come true, imaginary kingdom, family relations, family, coming of age, best friends, child as adult, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.9
 113K
Stuart Little (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The adventures of a heroic and debonair stalwart mouse named Stuart Little with human qualities, who faces some comic misadventures while searching for his lost bird friend and living with a human family as their child.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adoption, mouse, cat, orphan, kidnapping, anthropomorphic mouse, adventure, friendship, mischievous children, fish out of water, kids and family, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Honey I Blew Up the Kid (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Wayne Szalinski is at it again. But instead of shrinking things, he tries to make a machine that can make things grow. As in the first one, his machine isn't quite accurate. But when he brings Nick & his toddler son Adam to see his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, clever, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, fish out of water, inventor, family relations, parents and children, experiment gone awry, escapades, inventions and discoveries, nothing goes right, disorder, danger, baby ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Dennis the Menace (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mr. Wilson's ever-present annoyance comes in the form of one mischievous kid named Dennis. But he'll need Dennis's tricks to uncover a collection of gold coins that go missing when a shady drifter named Switchblade Sam comes to town.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: mischievous children, family, prank, friendship, nothing goes right, neighbor, runaway, criminal, when the parents are away, suburban life, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.3
 58K
Richie Rich (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Billionaire heir Richie Rich has it all, including Reggie Jackson as a batting coach and Claudia Schiffer as a personal trainer -- but no playmates. What's more, scoundrel Laurence Van Dough is scheming to take over the family empire. Uh-oh! ...
Style: humorous, light, sincere, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: youth, family, friendship, adventure, rich and poor, missing person, when the parents are away, mischievous children, cons and scams, wealth, conspiracy, betrayal ...
Place: usa, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Movie in collections
Monkey Trouble (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dodger, a criminal monkey, belongs to a crooked street performer but escapes his life of crime only to end up in the arms of Eva, an innocent little girl whose mother has no idea that her daughter is harboring a fugitive.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: monkey, family, adventure, adoption, friendship, odd couple, coming of age, heist, disorder, orphan, youth, single parent ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves (1997)
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, humorous, not serious, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: inventor, shrinking, fish out of water, adventure, family, experiment gone awry, rescue, disorder, odd couple, misfit, nothing goes right, mischievous children ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.7
 23K
Heavy Weights (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Camp Hope is a summer retreat for overweight boys run by a kindly couple who make the campers feel comfortable with their extra pounds. But when tyrannical fitness guru Tony buys the camp, he puts the kids on a cruel regimen that goes too far. Sick ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: summer camp, overweight, family, buddies, disorder, child as adult, youth, physical appearance, righting the wronged, goofy hero, nothing goes right, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Baby-Sitters Club (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It's the story about seven very different best friends, and one summer that will bring them together like never before.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, pre-teens, kids
Plot: summer school, friends, friendship, camp, nanny, coming of age, summer camp, summer, club, family, school, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: connecticut, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Max Keeble's Big Move (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Max Keeble, the victim of his 7th grade class, plots revenge when he learns he's moving; it backfires when he doesn't move after all.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good, light ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: school, underdog, friendship, family, youth, vengeance, friends, parents and children, mischievous children, family relations, chaos and mayhem, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Movie in collections
The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lizzie McGuire has graduated from middle school and takes a trip to Rome, Italy.
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, pre-teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: friendship, teenage life, romance, musician's life, love and romance, family, disorder, hidden identity, youth, teenage girl, rise to the top, high school life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Garbage Pail Kids Movie (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seven disgusting kids but nevertheless of interesting personality are being made of the green mud coming out of garbage can. Once alive their master gives them rules to obey although they think that life is funnier without following stupid ...
Style: toilet humor, humorous, not serious, offbeat, gross out humor ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, family, youth, disorder, misfit, friends, adventure, mischievous children, monster, garbage, bullying, children ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.5
 52K
RV (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Climbing aboard their mammoth recreational vehicle for a cross-country road trip to the Colorado Rockies, the McNeive family – led by dysfunctional patriarch, Bob – prepares for the adventure of a lifetime. But spending two weeks together in one ...
Style: feel good, humorous, road movie, funny, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: workaholic, family vacation, family values, nothing goes right, family relations, parents and children, road trip, camping, motor home, business trip, dysfunctional family, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colorado, usa, utah, nevada, pasadena california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.9
 5K
Lassie (1994)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An update of the Lassie legend stars Thomas Guiry as a troubled city kid whose family retreats to the country, where he befriends the famous collie and changes for the better. Conflict develops when a ruthless sheep rancher causes trouble for ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, coming of age, small town, family, friendship, family life, heroes, animal life, rivalry, teenage life, pets, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.1
 23K
Snow Dogs (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a Miami dentist inherits a team of sled dogs, he's got to learn the trade or lose his pack to a crusty mountain man.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, inspirational, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, pets, against the odds, friendship, fish out of water, dog, small town, adoption, dentist, family, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Shredderman Rules (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Nolan Byrd (Devon Werkheiser) is a scrawny and shy 9th grader who, like all the other kids, is bullied by Bubba Bixby (Andrew Caldwell). When their teacher, Mr. Green (Tim Meadows), allows the students to do a computer project, Nolan, who has a ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: school, teenage life, computers and web, adventure, high school life, misfit, youth, picked on, young heroes, dishonesty, heroes, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Are We There Yet? (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The fledgling romance between Nick, a playboy bachelor, and Suzanne, a divorced mother of two, is threatened by a particularly harrowing New Years Eve. When Suzanne's work keeps her in Vancouver for the holiday, Nick offers to bring her kids to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: children, road trip, on the road, family, mischievous children, nothing goes right, couple relations, parents and children, romance, love and romance, single parent, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%