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Camp Nowhere (1994)
 6.1
 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, nostalgic, funny, whimsical, inspirational ...
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, silly humor, love, teenager, first love, friendship, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, entertaining and light films with plots about family, youth, dialogue, mentor, destiny, storytelling and first contact mostly in Comedy, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Camp Nowhere: The Baby-Sitters Club (1995), Dunston Checks In (1996), Snow Day (2000), Bingo (1991), College Road Trip (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, semi serious, humorous, light, touching ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, summer school, nanny, camp, teenage life, parents and children, friends, nothing goes right, siblings relations, friendship between girls, children, 13 year old ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: not serious, humorous, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: orangutan, hotel, hotel manager, cons and scams, crimes, mischievous children, adventure, nothing goes right, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, mistaken identity, bully ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 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, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, mischievous children, chase, school, youth, teenage life, eccentric family, fish out of water, teachers and students, nothing goes right, siblings relations, forces of nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.9
 3K
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: touching, humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, on the road, rescue, friendship, family, adventure, animal life, escapades, dog movie, anti heroes, fugitives, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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
Plot: road trip, on the road, family, disney, family relations, nothing goes right, parents and children, father daughter relationship, coming of age, youth, teenage life, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., illinois, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.4
 34K
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, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: hollywood, liar, summer school, filmmaking, family, artists and showbiz, movie business, friendship, dishonesty, teenage life, disorder, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: california, michigan, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.1
 15K
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, idiotic, absurd, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: summer camp, mischievous children, competition, colonel, family, escapades, buddies, misfit, goofy hero, family relations, fish out of water, grandparent grandchild relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, feel good, entertaining, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: summer camp, friendship, teenage life, ambition, goofy hero, misfit, escapades, disorder, contests and competitions, rivalry, underdog, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 5.1
 259
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, suspense
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, experiment gone awry, child as adult, adventure, teenage life, mischievous children, friendship, disorder, danger, best friends, youth, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, feel good, semi serious, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: school, underdog, mischievous children, friendship, family, parents and children, disorder, teenage life, vengeance, family relations, chaos and mayhem, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, not serious, feel good, twist ending, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: summer camp, camp, family, buddies, partners, prison, youth, goofy hero, mischievous children, teenage life, disorder, gang ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Meet the Deedles (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two surfers end up as Yellowstone park rangers and have to stop a former ranger who is out for revenge.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: twins, adventure, summer camp, teenage life, wilderness, partners, friends, park, mistaken identity, stupidity, vengeance, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: wyoming, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, family, eccentric family, holiday, lake, rivalry, teenage life, pregnancy, siblings relations, nothing goes right, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wisconsin, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, entertaining, not serious, touching, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, job interview, friends, parents and children, young heroes, mischievous children, bad luck, family relations, school, childhood, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: coming of age, dog, family, friendship, animal life, family life, mischievous children, teenage life, pets, countryside, father son relationship, boy dog relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.0
 14K
Mr. Magoo (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Mr. Magoo, a man with terrible eyesight, gets caught up in a museum robbery.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: millionaire, heist, disability, family, chase, goofy hero, adventurer, race against time, odd couple, misfit, master criminal, partners ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: fish out of water, inventor, family, parents and children, family relations, experiment gone awry, escapades, inventions and discoveries, nothing goes right, danger, disorder, baby ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 61K
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: light, humorous, sincere, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, friendship, children, rich and poor, missing person, youth, when the parents are away, family, mischievous children, cons and scams, conspiracy, wealth ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, humorous, exciting, light, clever ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens, teen comedy, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, mad scientist, adventure, time machine, chases and races, inventor, sent to the past, destiny, fish out of water, teenage life, small town ...
Time: 80s, future, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 75K
Sky High (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a world where superheroes are commonly known and accepted, young Will Stronghold, the son of the Commander and Jetstream, tries to find a balance between being a normal teenager and an extraordinary being.
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, not serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, superhero, high school, heroes, friendship, good versus evil, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, parents and children, coming of age, best friends, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
 35K
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, fish out of water, family, nothing goes right, family relations, disorder, parents and children, comic violence, brother sister relationship, competition, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: not serious, feel good, humorous, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, shrinking, family, fish out of water, experiment gone awry, inventor, nothing goes right, parents and children, mischievous children, disorder, odd couple, rescue ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.2
 10K
First Kid (1996)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Some say that to be the leader of a country is one of the loneliest jobs in the world. But being the child of a world leader can be doubly so. Constantly surrounded by security officers, restricted in movements and having almost every waking moment ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: white house, bodyguard, friendship, family, fish out of water, mischievous children, secret agent, shopping mall, boxing, secret agents, usa president, undisciplined ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: feel good, not serious, humorous, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: mischievous children, prank, family, friendship, nothing goes right, when the parents are away, neighbor, runaway, children, criminal, suburbs, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s, future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: high school, teenage love, social relations, teenage life, coming of age, best friends, social misfits, suburbs, misfit partners, high school life, misfit, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
I'll Be Home for Christmas (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Estranged from his father, college student Jake is lured home to New York for Christmas with the promise of receiving a classic Porsche as a gift. When the bullying football team dumps him in the desert in a Santa suit, Jake is left without ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, road movie ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, date night, pre-teens
Plot: race against time, college, christmas, on the road, desert, adventure, youth, family, friendship, fish out of water, nothing goes right, getting home ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, california, usa, iowa, wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
 121K
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, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: mouse, adoption, cat, adventure, orphan, kidnapping, anthropomorphic mouse, friendship, mischievous children, fish out of water, orphanage, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.6
 24K
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, cult film ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: summer camp, overweight, family, family relations, nothing goes right, uninhibited rivalry, friends, physical appearance, silly humor, youth, buddies, instructor ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Little Monsters (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young boy is scared of the monster under his bed. He asks his 6th grade brother to swap rooms for the night as a bet that the monster really exists. Soon the brother becomes friends with the monster and discovers a whole new world of fun and games ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, monster, family, adventure, young heroes, mischievous children, supernatural ability, imaginary, best friends, curses spells and rituals, wish come true, child as adult ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.9
 2K
Buddy (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric socialite raises a gorilla as her son.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: friendship, chimpanzee, gorilla, zoo, socialite, family, adventure, fish out of water, family life, rescue, pets, family relations ...
Time: 20s, 1930s, 1920s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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