Movies like Carpool

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Carpool (1996)
 5.0
 4K
Carpool (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man with an important business meeting finds himself having to take care of the carpool for the neighborhood school children when his wife gets sick. Stopping to get donuts for the kids, things go even more awry when he finds himself a victim of a robbery. However, the situation only gets worse as a desperate man who had been contemplating a bank robbery robs the robbers and takes the man and the kids hostage in their van as his truck is blocked by an armored car. The thing then proceeds into a comedic chase movie. The father finds his kids don't really respect him and they react better to the robber. The end result is everyone gets a lifestyle change, including the original store owner.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, sexy, idiotic, satirical, melancholic, twist ending, funny, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: chase, robbery, family, crimes, youth, on the road, hostages, confined, kidnapping, parents and children, on the run, bus, chases and races, mischievous children, nothing goes right, disorder, crime gone awry, comedy of errors, parody, bank robbery, illness, advertising, boy, girl, carnival ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa

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Most similar movies to Carpool

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, funny and melancholic films with plots about disorder, adaptation, mentor, first contact, catastrophe, dialogue and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Family and Crime genres. Some movies like Carpool: Clifford (1994), Johnson Family Vacation (2004), Moms' Night Out (2014), The Sitter (2011), Dennis the Menace (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.5
 6K
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, feel good, realistic, not serious, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: adult as child, parents and children, family, family relations, disorder, fish out of water, nothing goes right, eccentric family, mischievous children, prank, youth, kids in trouble ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: hawaii, los angeles, usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Johnson Family Vacation (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: AAA can't help the roadside emergency that is the JOHNSON FAMILY VACATION. Even the on-board navigation system has a meltdown on Nate Johnson and his family's cross-country trek to their annual family reunion/grudge match. Reluctantly ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, road movie, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, youth, family life, disorder, couples, eccentric family, nothing goes right, mischievous children, parents and children, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: missouri, usa, cross country, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Moms' Night Out (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Yearning for an evening without their kids, some friends plan a night out. But to do this, their husbands need to watch the kids. What can go wrong?
Style: humorous, not serious, sentimental, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: parenthood, comedy of errors, best friends, nothing goes right, parents and children, couples, disorder, family relations, youth, escapades, couple relations, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.7
 66K
The Sitter (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Noah, is not your typical entertain-the-kids-no-matter-how-boring-it-is kind of sitter. He's reluctant to take a sitting gig; he'd rather, well, be doing anything else, especially if it involves slacking. When Noah is watching the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, harsh, talky ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: nanny, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, youth, disorder, slacker, on the run, irresponsible, siblings relations, mischievous children, escapades, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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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 ⇓
83%
Nothing But Trouble (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While attempting to seduce gorgeous lawyer Diane Lightson, wealthy gadabout Chris Thorne agrees to drive her to Atlantic City, N.J. But, when some reckless driving draws the attention of a deeply critical cop, they and the flamboyant ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, not serious, disturbing, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, chase, on the run, eccentric family, false accusation, goofy hero, nothing goes right, anti heroes, danger, disorder, deadly, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sue Ellen Crandell is a teenager eagerly awaiting her mother's summer-long absence. While the babysitter looks after her rambunctious younger siblings, Sue Ellen can party and have fun. But then the babysitter abruptly dies, leaving the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, chick flick
Plot: fashion, coming of age, nanny, mischievous children, single parent, youth, teenage life, disorder, restaurant, when the parents are away, parents and children, golden years ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1990, 80s
Place: australia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.0
 41K
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, obsession, farce, casino, family relations, teenage life, nothing goes right, parents and children, dysfunctional family, desert, on the road, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Car 54, Where Are You? (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Brash NYC policeman Officer Gunther Toody is partnered with stiff, by-the-book Officer Francis Muldoon to protect an important mafia witness prior to testifying against orgainzed crime in Brooklyn, all the while dealing with their personal lives, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, surreal, awful ...
Plot: police, law enforcement, disorder, partners, police detective, crimes, nothing goes right, goofy hero, witnessing a crime, down on your luck, nurse, law enforcer ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 4.5
 21K
Soul Plane (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Following a ridiculously awful flight that leads to his pet's death, Nashawn Wade files a lawsuit against the airline, and wins a multimillion-dollar settlement. Determined to create a better flying experience, Nashawn starts his own airline, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, absurd, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: airplane, hip hop, society, disorder, strong sexual content, drugs/alcohol, music, black people, airline, parody, champagne, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1979
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.2
 3K
Held Up (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While they're on vacation in the Southwest, Rae finds out her man Michael spent their house money on a classic car, so she dumps him, hitching a ride to Vegas for a flight home. A kid promptly steals Michael's car, leaving him at the Zip ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: comedy of errors, mistaken identity, small town, swat, save the day, nothing goes right, disorder, partners, heist, misfit, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Out of Towners (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: George & Gwen Kellerman make a trip to New York, where George is going to start a new job, it turns out to be a trip to hell.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: airport, train, chase, culture clash, on the road, fish out of water, society, misfit, comedy of errors, promotion, couple relations, nothing goes right ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, boston, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The White River Kid (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two con men are traveling through the American South when they are held hostage by a serial killer, who is running from the authorities.
Style: offbeat, realistic, humorous, not serious, road movie
Plot: nothing goes right, crimes, cons and scams, crime, fugitives, hostages, partners, disorder, dishonesty, on the run, confined, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.8
 2K
High Strung (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Thane Furrows, an extremely cynical but unintentionally hilarious children's book writer, wakes up one morning, and, since pretty much everyone and everything annoys him, begins another day of complaining to himself. However, the day proves to ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, dark humor, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: paranoia, death, disorder, nothing goes right, buddies, confined, losing-it hero, uninvited guest, confinement indoors, friends, overbearing, isolation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Three Fugitives (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On his first day after being released from jail for 14 armed bank robberies, Lucas finds himself caught up in someone else's robbery. Perry has decided to hold up the local bank to raise money so that he can keep his daughter, Meg, and get her ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, exciting, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: on the run, odd couple, comedy of errors, chase, bank robbery, daughter, running from police, release from prison, crime, misfit, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.2
 6K
The Stupids (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An incredibly dull-witted family unknowingly stumble upon an illegal weapons deal while on the trail of their "stolen" garbage.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: disorder, misfit, terrorism, nothing goes right, goofy hero, crimes, secret agents, anti heroes, arms dealing, heroes, chases and races, race against time ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 ⇓
67%
 6.0
 15K
Canadian Bacon (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Canadian Bacon is the only fictitious film from Director Michael Moore. This comedy is about an American president who decides to go to war to bring the public’s opinion of him up during election time. Canadian Bacon is actor John Candy’s last ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, political comedy, satirical ...
Plot: politics, white house, dishonesty, political conspiracy, cold war, farce, head of state, culture clash, nothing goes right, state affairs, conspiracy, president ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, canada, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 5.4
 26K
Problem Child (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Ben Healy (John Ritter) and his social climbing wife Flo adopt Junior a fun-loving seven year old. But they soon discover he's a little monster as he turns a camping trip, a birthday party and even a baseball game into comic nightmares. But is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, dark humor, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adoption, mischievous children, disorder, troublemaker, kidnapping, parents and children, best friends, friends, orphanage, chase, runaway, serial killer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.7
 3K
3 Strikes (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Brian Hooks plays a character who is just released from jail. And the state adopts a "3 strikes" rule for felons that involves serious penalties. Hooks has 2 strikes, and wants to change his life for the better. When a friend picks him up, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: comedy of errors, going straight, starting over, on the run, righting the wronged, disorder, law enforcement, partners, nothing goes right, cons and scams, heist, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The 41-Year-Old Virgin Who Knocked Up Sarah Marshall and Felt Superbad About It (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Follows Andy, who needs to hook up with a hottie, pronto, because he hasn't had sex in... well, forever - and his luck isn't the only thing that's hard. His equally horny teenage roommates also need it superbad, and with the help of ...
Style: humorous, funny, idiotic, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, virginity, absurdism, teenage life, buddies, looking for sex, misfit, youth, disorder, sex, stupidity, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Blame It on the Bellboy (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Mike Lawton, Maurice Horton, and Melvin Orton are three men who come to Venice. One of them is a hit man sent to take out a mobster. Another is a lech looking for a little action with a woman he never met, whom he was set up with. And one of them ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, mistaken identity, hotel, hitman, womanizer, frame up, fugitives, love and romance, nothing goes right, on the run, dishonesty, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Filmmaker Alan Smithee finds himself the unwilling puppet of a potentially bad, big budget action film which he proceeds to steal the reels and leave the cast and crew in a frenzy.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, parody, hidden identity, disorder, media, celebrity culture, workplace situations, nothing goes right, media satire, artists and showbiz, tv show ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Great Outdoors (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It's vacation time for outdoorsy Chicago man Chet Ripley, along with his wife, Connie, and their two kids, Buck and Ben. But a serene weekend of fishing at a Wisconsin lakeside cabin gets crashed by Connie's obnoxious brother-in-law, Roman ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, wilderness, nothing goes right, family relations, camp, friendship, parents and children, disorder, youth, holiday, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.6
 5K
The Super (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Joe Pesci stars as Louie Kritski, a heartless landlord who has been so negligent in keeping up his ghetto apartment that he is threatened with jail time. The judge gives him another option, which he accepts -- he must live in his rat-infested hell ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, comic ...
Plot: self discovery, fish out of water, family relations, parents and children, city life, switching roles, disorder, dishonesty, urban, misfit, society, slum ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.9
 11K
The Toy (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On one of his bratty son Eric's annual visits, the plutocrat U.S. Bates takes him to his department store and offers him anything in it as a gift. Eric chooses a black janitor who has made him laugh with his antics. At first the man suffers ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: rich kid, friendship, mischievous children, farce, rich and poor, family problems, youth, social differences, family, toys, spoiled brat, job seeking ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.0
 6K
Houseguest (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In hot water with the mob over an unpaid debt, a con man poses as a family friend in an affluent Pennsylvania suburb.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, funny ...
Plot: airport, mistaken identity, friendship, suburban life, love and romance, parents and children, hopes, introspection, loan, society, cons and scams, on the run ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: underdog, artists and showbiz, parents and children, nothing goes right, love and romance, actor's life, family relations, youth, disorder, family life, child prodigy, loser ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.1
 8K
Superfast! (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Undercover cop Lucas White joins Vin Serento's LA gang of illegal street racers. They are fast and they are furious and they plan to double cross LA crime kingpin Juan Carlos de la Sol who hides his cash in a downtown Taco Bell. The gang's ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, criminal heroes, car chase, goofy hero, chases and races, crimes, disorder, law enforcement, crime gone awry, undercover, gang, car race ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Witless Protection (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story centers on a small-town sheriff who witnesses what he believes is a kidnapping and rushes to rescue a woman. The kidnappers turn out to be FBI agents assigned to protect her and deliver her to a big Enron-type corruption trial in Chicago ...
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, not serious, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, kidnapping, crime, comedy of errors, cop witness relations, wrong place wrong time, witnessing a crime, nothing goes right, goofy hero, crimes, chases and races, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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