Movies like Captain Ron

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Captain Ron (1992)
 5.8
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Captain Ron (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When mild-mannered Martin Harvey finds out that he has inherited a vintage yacht, he decides to take his family on a Caribbean vacation to retrieve the vessel. Upon arriving on a small island and realizing that the ship is in rough shape, Martin and his family end up with more than they bargained for as the roguish Captain Ron signs on to sail the boat to Miami. It doesn't take long before Ron's anything-goes antics get the Harveys into plenty of trouble.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, cult film, funny, whimsical, light, unusual plot structure, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, adventure, ocean or sea, misfit, parents and children, family life, danger, escapades, disorder, nothing goes right, fish out of water, eccentric family, profanity, silly humor, monopoly, boat, island, car, partisan, blonde, female nudity, gambling, nude, brother, mother ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: puerto rico, cuba, caribbean

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, funny, cult film and melancholic films with plots about disorder, brutality, farce, mentor, dialogue, storytelling and adaptation mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like Captain Ron: Summer Rental (1985), The Odd Couple II (1998), Tommy Boy (1995), Clifford (1994), Snow Day (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
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Summer Rental (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jack Chester, an overworked air traffic controller, takes his family on vacation to the beach. Things immediately start to go wrong for the Chesters, and steadily get worse. Jack ends up in a feud with a local yachtsman, and has to race him to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, road movie ...
Audience: date night
Plot: underdog, rivalry, on the road, screwball, love and romance, nothing goes right, couples, disorder, couple relations, romance, summer vacation, travel ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, california
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100%
The Odd Couple II (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 30 years after the first film, Oscar and Felix embark on a road trip together, to attend the wedding of Oscar's son to Felix's daughter.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, not serious ...
Plot: friendship, wedding, odd couple, reunion, on the road, road trip, marriage, farce, disorder, screwball, friends, social relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, florida, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 75K
Tommy Boy (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Party animal Tommy Callahan is a few cans short of a six-pack. But when the family business starts tanking, it's up to Tommy and number-cruncher Richard Hayden to save the day.
Style: road movie, humorous, funny, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, goofy hero, road trip, buddies, inheritance, family relations, factory, self discovery, odd couple, father son relationship, funeral, on the road ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Griswalds win a vacation to Europe on a game show, and thus pack their bags for the continent. They do their best to catch the flavor of Europe, but they just don't know how to be be good tourists. Besides, they have trouble taking holidays ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light, road movie ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: travel, dysfunctional family, on the road, family relations, nothing goes right, family problems, parents and children, fish out of water, disorder, danger, parody, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, england, germany, france, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 5.5
 7K
Clifford (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When his brother asks him to look after his young son, Clifford, Martin Daniels agrees, taking the boy into his home and introducing him to his future wife, Sarah. Clifford is fixated on the idea of visiting a famed theme park, and Martin, an ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, not serious, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, prank, adult as child, parents and children, family, nothing goes right, fish out of water, disorder, eccentric family, youth, mischievous children, kids in trouble ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: los angeles, hawaii, usa, san francisco, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 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, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, mischievous children, chase, school, youth, forces of nature, high school life, siblings relations, fish out of water, teenage life, eccentric family, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.0
 44K
Vegas Vacation (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Griswold family hits the road again for a typically ill-fated vacation, this time to the glitzy mecca of slots and showgirls—Las Vegas.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, farce, obsession, casino, family relations, nothing goes right, parents and children, teenage life, dysfunctional family, desert, on the road, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: TV child star of the '70s, Dickie Roberts is now 35 and parking cars. Craving to regain the spotlight, he auditions for a role of a normal guy, but the director quickly sees he is anything but normal. Desperate to win the part, Dickie hires a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, satirical, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: family relations, nothing goes right, actor's life, parents and children, family life, youth, child prodigy, disorder, childhood, culture clash, love and romance, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Jingle All the Way (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Meet Howard Langston, a salesman for a mattress company is constantly busy at his job, and he also constantly disappoints his son, after he misses his son's karate exposition, his son tells Howard that he wants for Christmas is an action figure ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, toys, santa claus, father son relationship, toy, family, parents and children, family life, christmas party, family relations, fish out of water, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, minnesota, minneapolis minnesota, united states
⇓ 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: humorous, feel good, funny, clever, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family relations, fish out of water, baby, inventor, giant, family, parents and children, experiment gone awry, inventions and discoveries, escapades, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.4
 8K
Cabin Boy (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A foul-mouthed finishing school graduate mistakenly winds up on an ill-fated fishing boat, and faces the wrath of a crew that considers him bad luck.
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: adventure, mistaken identity, prank, adventurer, danger, goofy hero, prostitute, nothing goes right, ship, justice, catastrophe, dumb ...
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.1
 97K
Vacation (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Hoping to bring his family closer together and to recreate his childhood vacation for his own kids, a grown up Rusty Griswold takes his wife and their two sons on a cross-country road trip to the coolest theme park in America, Walley World. Needless ...
Style: funny, humorous, road movie, idiotic, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, road trip, family vacation, on the road, nothing goes right, vacation, family relations, parents and children, family problems, family, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco, arizona, memphis, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Jungle 2 Jungle (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Uptight New York City executive, Michael Cromwell, pursues his soon-to-be ex-wife to South America and returns home with the son he never knew he had -- a boy raised in a tribal village in Brazil. Armed with only his blowgun, the 13-year-old ...
Style: feel good, light, funny, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: fish out of water, culture clash, jungle, eccentric family, parents and children, mischievous children, disorder, nothing goes right, teenage boy, 13 year old, stock broker, family relations ...
Place: new york, venezuela, usa, brazil, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Little Indian, Big City (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stephen, an international trader, tracks down his ex-wife Patricia in some Amazonian backwater. He needs her consent to a divorce so that he can marry Charlotte. Unfortunately, he discovers a son he didn’t know he had – Mimi-Siku. The young ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, semi serious, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, jungle, adventure, culture clash, family, fish out of water, estrangement, disorder, nothing goes right, city life, parents and children, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: paris france, venezuela, europe, france, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Clark Griswold is on a quest to take his family on a quest to Walley World theme park for a vacation, but things don't go exactly as planned.
Style: road movie, humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, theme park, farce, family vacation, on the road, cross country, adventure, parents and children, disorder, family relations, couples, hysteria ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, st. louis missouri, kansas, arizona, colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Gods Must Be Crazy II (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa, Botswana
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Xixo is back again. This time, his children accidentally stow away on a fast-moving poachers' truck, unable to get off, and Xixo sets out to rescue them. Along the way, he encounters a couple of soldiers trying to capture each other and a pilot ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: farce, culture clash, adventure, adventurer, friendship, fish out of water, disorder, danger, goofy hero, nothing goes right, rescue, desert ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, south africa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.5
 8K
Volunteers (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lawrence is a rich kid with a bad accent and a large debt. After his father refuses to help him out, Lawrence escapes his angry debtors by jumping on a Peace Corp flight to Southeast Asia, where he is assigned to build a bridge for the local ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, gag humor ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: gambling, village, brainwashing, bookies, cold war, wealth, communist, cia, communism, naivete, bridge, debt ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: thailand, asia, yale university, southeast asia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Pirates of the Great Salt Lake (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Kirk Redgrave and Flint Weaver met only three weeks ago. But that hasn't stopped them from becoming the greatest pirates the Great Salt Lake has ever known. Still, pirate life isn't all that it's cracked up to be. For Kirk, it's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, adventure, adventurer, danger, escapades, friends, rebelliousness, curses spells and rituals, ocean or sea, buddies, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: salt lake city utah, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 6.2
 5K
Moving (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Arlo accepts what seems to him to be a dream promotion to Idaho. He soon discovers, however, that moving has its own share of problems.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, feel good, situational comedy ...
Plot: family relations, on the road, unemployment, parents and children, fish out of water, comedy of errors, misfit, society, nothing goes right, friends, disorder, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: idaho, new jersey, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.0
 51K
Joe Dirt (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Joe Dirt is a janitor with a mullet hairdo, acid-washed jeans and a dream to find the parents that he lost at the Grand Canyon when he was a belligerent, trailer park-raised eight-year-old. Now, blasting Van Halen in his jacked-up economy car, the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, janitor, family relations, on the road, obsessive quest, parent child relationship, haunted by the past, goofy hero, buddies, nothing goes right, misfit, white trash ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, idaho, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Strange Wilderness (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: With the ratings dropping for a wilderness-themed TV show, two animal fans go to the Andes in search of Bigfoot.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, gross out humor, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, tv show, obsessive quest, animal life, prank, disorder, race against time, escapades, rivalry, nothing goes right, wilderness, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, ecuador, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.5
 96K
Bean (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bean works as a caretaker at Britain's formidable Royal National Gallery, and his bosses want to fire him because he sleeps at work all the time, but can't because the chairman of the gallery's board defends him. They send him to USA, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, emotional, surreal, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: painting, farce, museum, goofy hero, hidden identity, nothing goes right, misfit, comedy of errors, disorder, storage unit, dishonesty, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Walk Like a Man (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As a baby, Bobo gets separated from his family during a camping trip. After being raised by wild dogs for twenty years, Bobo is discovered by animal researcher Penny, who brings him back to his family and attempts to teach Bobo how to readjust to ...
Style: humorous, light, funny, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, fish out of water, getting home, misfit, animal life, self discovery, family life, dog, adventure, stupidity, silly humor, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: alaska, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, teens, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: large family, family relations, mischievous children, family, eccentric family, family vacation, holiday, competition, rivalry, lake, teenage life, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, new york, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 2.4
 101K
Epic Movie (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Edward, Peter, Lucy and Susan each follow their own path, they end up finding themselves at Willy's Chocolate factory. Walking through a wardrobe, they discover the world of Gnarnia, which is ruled by the White Bitch. Meeting up with ...
Style: absurd, not serious, humorous, satirical, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, orphan, youth, magic, adventure, young heroes, heroic mission, pirate, disorder, good versus evil, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, humorous, feel good, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, shrinking, family, experiment gone awry, fish out of water, inventor, misfit, odd couple, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder, nothing goes right ...
Time: 1990s, year 1997, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Brady Bunch Movie (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The original 70's TV family is now placed in the 1990's, where they're even more square and out of place than ever.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, satirical, clever ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: house, fighting the system, family relations, fish out of water, race against time, save the day, parents and children, siblings relations, disorder, rivalry, workplace intrigue, suburbs ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.6
 11K
Delta Farce (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three bumbling Army reservists are hustled onto a plane headed for combat in Iraq -- but the fact that the plane drops them in Mexico doesn't stop them from "liberating" what they believe to be the Middle East.
Style: humorous, absurd, entertaining, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: soldier, friendship, comedy of errors, gang, danger, misfit, escapades, nothing goes right, battles, battle, village, desert ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, iraq, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: As a swingin' fashion photographer by day and a groovy British superagent by night, Austin Powers is the '60s' most shagadelic spy, baby! But can he stop megalomaniac Dr. Evil after the bald villain freezes himself and unthaws in the ...
Style: humorous, absurd, funny, sexy, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: time travel, parody, undercover, spy, secret agents, james bond spoof, good versus evil, farce, goofy hero, heroic mission, save the world, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1997 ...
Place: las vegas, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Troop Beverly Hills (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Beverly Hills housewife in the middle of a divorce tries to find focus in her life by taking over her daughter's Wilderness Girls troop.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: scout, shopping, friendship, culture clash, wilderness, self discovery, fish out of water, teen angst, camp, adventure, youth, shallowness ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, california, usa, los angeles, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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