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Camp Nowhere (1994)
 6.0
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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: feel good, not serious, humorous, light, funny, entertaining, inspirational, sentimental, macabre
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: summer camp, parent child relationship, camp, misfit, family, teenage life, youth, disorder, adventure, cons and scams, frame up, love and romance, friends, high school, letter writing, false name, teenage angst, military camp, summertime, junk food, letter read aloud, teenage rebellion, father son hug, spotlight, banner ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, realistic and melancholic films with plots about family, youth, disorder, storytelling, mentor, dialogue and children mostly in Comedy, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Camp Nowhere: Dunston Checks In (1996), Heavy Weights (1995), Daddy Day Camp (2007), Ernest Goes to Camp (1987), The Goonies (1985). 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, feel good, not serious, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: hotel, mistaken identity, boss, orangutan, fistfight, bully, hotel manager, family, young heroes, adventure, nothing goes right, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 22K
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, realistic, humorous, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: summer camp, overweight, family, goofy hero, mischievous children, young heroes, physical appearance, teenage life, nothing goes right, youth, disorder, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 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: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: summer camp, toilet, colonel, rivalry, family, nothing goes right, wilderness, youth, grandparent grandchild relationship, family relations, disorder, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: camp, family, summer camp, farce, prison, buddies, goofy hero, mischievous children, mistaken identity, teenage life, youth, disorder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Movie in collections
 7.8
 207K
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, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, teen comedy
Plot: treasure hunt, mischievous children, friendship, treasure, treasure map, adventure, water slide, pirate ship, gunfight, foreclosure, booby trap, lost treasure ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 10K
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: chase, family, high school, weatherman, school, adventure, mischievous children, parents and children, siblings relations, teachers and students, forces of nature, high school life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 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, not serious, feel good, touching, satirical ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, on the road, adventure, family, rescue, best friends, friendship, pets, pet, animal life, youth, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Summertime Switch (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Young punk Freddie Egan is in a juvenile detention center for the summer. Spoiled rich-kid Frederick Egan III is going to a luxurious summer camp. However, a name mix-up at the bus terminal sends the boys to each other's destinations, and while ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mistaken identity, summer camp, prison, switching roles, family, misfit, disorder, adventure, teaching the ways of the world, society, youth, power relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 246
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, suspense
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, mischievous children, single parent, young heroes, rescue, family, friendship, parents and children, child as adult, imaginary kingdom, teenage life, wish come true ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.9
 844
Camp Cucamonga (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Standard camp shenanigans and romance amongst the counselors and the campers at a lake front summer camp.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: camp, friendship, summer camp, hip hop, goofy hero, ocean or sea, womanizer, adventure, young lovers, romance, teenage love, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.9
 490
A Pig's Tale (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kids' comedy with all the clich├ęs. Six boys (hero, pudgy, dumb, romeo, etc), reluctantly sent to summer camp, are grouped together in a ramshackle hut, and instantly identified as losers and outcasts by the overconfident camp bullies, who ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, toilet humor
Audience: family outing
Plot: summer camp, prank, rivalry, summer, water skiing, archery, bully, campfire, teenage life, false accusation, teenage crush, laxative ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, date night, kids
Plot: summer school, friends, camp, friendship, summer, club, coming of age, nanny, family, school, summer camp, young lovers ...
Time: 90s
Place: connecticut, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: summer camp, goofy hero, camp, social misfits, comedy of errors, contests and competitions, teenage life, youth, disorder, underdog, friendship, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: fish out of water, school, owl, restaurant, kidnapping, environmentalism, adventure, family, teenager, youth, disorder, fugitives ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 3.9
 13K
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, not serious, feel good, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: millionaire, family, nothing goes right, adventure, chase, fish out of water, luck, lie, adventurer, disability, goofy hero, treasure hunt ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, semi serious, touching, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: holiday, lake, rivalry, family, pregnancy, mischievous children, parents and children, father, siblings relations, eccentric family, teenage life, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wisconsin, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.5
 103K
The Parent Trap (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Hallie Parker and Annie James are identical twins separated at a young age because of their parents' divorce. unknowingly to their parents, the girls are sent to the same summer camp where they meet, discover the truth about themselves, and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: twins, summer camp, mischievous children, lookalikes, dishonesty, disorder, single parent, trap, butler, parents and children, dog, hopes ...
Time: 90s, year 1998, 1990s
Place: england, california, maine, london, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.2
 17K
Meatballs (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Tripper is the head counselor at a budget summer camp called Camp Northstar. In truth, he's young at heart and only marginally more mature than the campers themselves. Tripper befriends Rudy, a loner camper who has trouble fitting in. As ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: summer camp, camp, toothpick, ketchup, french fries, prank, teenage life, underdog, rivalry, coming of age, youth, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, not serious, realistic, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: hollywood, liar, essay, prank, family, filmmaking, summer school, artists and showbiz, rivalry, car, movie business, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, michigan, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, semi serious, feel good, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: monkey, family, mischievous children, adventure, friendship, adoption, single parent, thief, pet shop, sibling relationship, young heroes, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, not serious, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, job interview, young heroes, school, parents and children, one day, bad luck, down on your luck, nothing goes right, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Meatballs Part II (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The second in-name-only sequel to the first Meatballs summer camp movie sets us at Camp Sasquash where the owner Giddy tries to keep his camp open after it's threatened with foreclosure after Hershey, the militant owner of Camp Patton located ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, psychotronic, road movie ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: summer camp, alien, young heroes, save the day, teenage life, rivalry, youth, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, looking for sex, heroes, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: friendship, family, adventure, mischievous children, misfit, monster, garbage, youth, disorder, friends, bullying, children ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Little Darlings (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two 15-year old girls from different sides of the tracks compete to see who will be first to lose their virginity while at camp.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: summer camp, coming of age, coming-of-age, virgin, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, self discovery, high school, best friends, looking for sex, teenage love, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Jack and the Beanstalk (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A fairy tale character who is about to flunk out of fairy tale school, Jack must perform a heroic deed by Monday or fail miserably, just like his father before him. Anxious to make good, Jack sells his C.O.W. (Computer of Wonder) for a handful of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, captivating, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventurer, young heroes, adventure, escapades, youth, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, danger, family, disorder, curses spells and rituals, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: family, mischievous children, when the parents are away, prank, friendship, suburbs, parents and children, nothing goes right, youth, family relations, disorder, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.3
 56K
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, not serious, realistic, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: when the parents are away, youth, family, adventure, heroes, magnifying glass, gluttony, toothbrush, friendship, missing person, mischievous children, young heroes ...
Place: usa, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, adventure, mad scientist, small town, chases and races, teenage life, time machine, misfit partners, sent to the past, disorder, race against time ...
Time: 80s, future, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The eccentric and childish Pee-wee Herman embarks on a big adventure when his beloved bicycle is stolen. Armed with information from a fortune-teller and a relentless obsession with his prized possession, Pee-wee encounters a host of odd characters ...
Style: surreal, humorous, dark humor, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: chase, on the road, adventure, tour guide, hitchhiker, cross dressing, back from the dead, americana, family, fish out of water, adventurer, goofy hero ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, texas, usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Beethoven's 5th (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When Sara takes Beethoven to spend summer vacation with wacky Uncle Freddie in an old mining town, the mischievous canine "digs up" the missing clue to a legendary hidden fortune of Rita and Moe ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, best friends, small town, young heroes, family, rescue, friendship, family life, fish out of water, escapades, heroes, partners ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%