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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: 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

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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, dialogue, mentor, youth, destiny, storytelling and first contact mostly in Comedy, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Camp Nowhere: Dunston Checks In (1996), Snow Day (2000), College Road Trip (2008), Big Fat Liar (2002), Max Keeble's Big Move (2001). 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, hotel manager, boss, bully, fistfight, family, nothing goes right, crimes, mischievous children, cons and scams ...
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, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: chase, adventure, school, youth, contests and competitions, siblings relations, nothing goes right, high school life, eccentric family, disorder, teenage life, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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, family relations, parents and children, nothing goes right, father daughter relationship, disorder, coming of age, youth, teenage life, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois, washington d.c., indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.4
 33K
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, summer school, filmmaking, family, artists and showbiz, movie business, dishonesty, teenage life, disorder, youth, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: california, michigan, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: school, underdog, friendship, family, parents and children, family relations, vengeance, teenage life, disorder, mischievous children, chaos and mayhem, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 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, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: summer camp, competition, colonel, family, escapades, buddies, misfit, goofy hero, mischievous children, fish out of water, family relations, grandparent grandchild relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, teenage life, partners, buddies, farce, chaos and mayhem, mischievous children, goofy hero, disorder, misfit ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, young heroes, parents and children, mischievous children, friends, bad luck, school, family relations, one day, childhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 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: dog, coming of age, family, friendship, animal life, countryside, teenage life, pets, family life, mischievous children, father son relationship, boy dog relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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: humorous, feel good, touching, not serious, satirical ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dog, on the road, rescue, family, adventure, friendship, pets, disorder, buddies, partners, animal life, reincarnation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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, odd couple, race against time, goofy hero, adventurer, nothing goes right, cons and scams, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
⇓ 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, humorous, exciting, light, clever ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, adventure, mad scientist, time machine, chases and races, small town, sent to the past, teenage life, destiny, fish out of water, misfit partners ...
Time: future, 80s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: holiday, rivalry, lake, mischievous children, teenage life, family, pregnancy, family life, family feud, eccentric family, disorder, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wisconsin, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, family relations, parents and children, experiment gone awry, nothing goes right, escapades, inventions and discoveries, danger, disorder, baby ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.9
 117K
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, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adoption, mouse, cat, orphan, kidnapping, anthropomorphic mouse, adventure, friendship, talking animals, mischievous children, fish out of water, orphanage ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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, family, family relations, nothing goes right, fish out of water, parents and children, disorder, comic violence, brother sister relationship, father son relationship, competition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.0
 254
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: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: friends, rescue, orphan, coming of age, mischievous children, imaginary kingdom, adventure, young heroes, parents and children, heroes, imaginary, wish come true ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.1
 73K
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, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, friendship, young heroes, good versus evil, superhuman powers, high school, supernatural ability, heroes, parents and children, coming of age, best friends, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: not serious, feel good, humorous, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: mischievous children, family, prank, friendship, nothing goes right, neighbor, runaway, criminal, when the parents are away, suburban life, parents and children, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s, future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: shrinking, fish out of water, family, experiment gone awry, adventure, inventor, parents and children, mischievous children, nothing goes right, rescue, misfit, disorder ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.6
 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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: summer camp, overweight, family, righting the wronged, family relations, physical appearance, disorder, teenage life, child as adult, instructor, buddies, young heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: touching, feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: summer school, friends, friendship, camp, coming of age, nanny, summer camp, summer, club, family, school, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, road movie ...
Audience: date night, kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: race against time, college, christmas, on the road, desert, adventure, youth, family, teenage life, disorder, fish out of water, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, california, usa, wisconsin, nebraska ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 5.3
 59K
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: friendship, adventure, rich and poor, missing person, youth, when the parents are away, family, mischievous children, cons and scams, wealth, conspiracy, betrayal ...
Place: usa, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, gorilla, chimpanzee, socialite, zoo, family, adventure, family life, family relations, fish out of water, rescue, pets ...
Time: 20s, 1930s, 1920s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, horror for children, monster, family, adventure, young heroes, mischievous children, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, wish come true, supernatural ability, best friends ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, love and romance, musician's life, family, youth, disorder, hidden identity, teenage girl, high school life, rise to the top ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, disorder, friends, misfit, youth, adventure, mischievous children, garbage, monster, bullying, children ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.0
 89K
Scooby-Doo (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Mystery Inc. gang have gone their separate ways and have been apart for two years, until they each receive an invitation to Spooky Island. Not knowing that the others have also been invited, they show up and discover an amusement park that ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, twist ending, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: amateur detective, friendship, adventure, resort, teenage life, ghost, monster, youth, crimes, partners against crime, gang, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Leave It to Beaver (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Cleavers are an all-American family living in Ohio - wise father Ward, loving mother June, teen-age son Wally and 8-year-old "Beaver" Theodore. Beaver hopes to get a bike as a gift from his father and to please him tries out for his school ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, melancholic, football movie ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, family relations, prank, family life, parents and children, friendship, fish out of water, high school life, child as adult, mischievous children, when the parents are away, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 90s, 1990s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%