Movies like Carpool

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Carpool (1996)
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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, funny, light, satirical, realistic, not serious, sexy, cult film, idiotic, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: chase, robbery, comedy of errors, on the road, mischievous children, nothing goes right, parents and children, family, disorder, crimes, youth, hostages, confined, kidnapping, on the run, bus, chases and races, crime gone awry, parody, bank robbery, police, hostage, illness, advertising, boy ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle

Most similar movies to Carpool

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, funny, melancholic and realistic films with plots about lone hero, disorder, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, destiny and adaptation mostly in Comedy, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Carpool: Johnson Family Vacation (2004), Moms' Night Out (2014), Clifford (1994), Dennis the Menace (1993), Vegas Vacation (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, not serious, sexy, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: eccentric family, family life, nothing goes right, mischievous children, on the road, interracial romance, love and romance, women, pool party, youth, couples, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, missouri, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: parents and children, parenthood, best friends, nothing goes right, couples, comedy of errors, disorder, escapades, youth, couple relations, family relations, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 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, prank, parents and children, family, disorder, fish out of water, family relations, nothing goes right, eccentric family, mischievous children, youth, kids in trouble ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: hawaii, los angeles, usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 ⇓
73%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 43K
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, casino, farce, family relations, teenage life, parents and children, nothing goes right, dysfunctional family, desert, on the road, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.7
 67K
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, disorder, youth, mischievous children, escapades, slacker, on the run, siblings relations, irresponsible, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, feel good, not serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, chick flick
Plot: nanny, siblings relations, when the parents are away, teenage life, disorder, mischievous children, babies and infants, parents and children, youth, goofy hero, single parent, family relations ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, 1990s, 80s
Place: australia, san francisco
⇓ 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 ...
Plot: nothing goes right, actor's life, parents and children, family relations, youth, family life, child prodigy, disorder, childhood, culture clash, silly humor, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 16K
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, satire, dishonesty, political conspiracy, cold war, farce, head of state, culture clash, nothing goes right, state affairs, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, canada, united states, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, danger, buddies, fish out of water, nothing goes right, false accusation, goofy hero, anti heroes, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Getting Even with Dad (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Ray, an ex-con and widower, is planning a coin heist with two accomplices to help him to buy his own bakery. However, he doesn't expect his son Timmy, who was living with Ray's sister, to show up at the house right in the middle of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, satirical, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: heist, family, parents and children, crimes, dishonesty, family life, crime gone awry, single parent, nothing goes right, going straight, disorder, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 ⇓
50%
Opportunity Knocks (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eddie and Lou are a couple of two-bit con men on the lam from a loan shark. They hide out in someone's house and they hear on the answering machine that (A) the owner of the house is out of the country for a month or two and (B) the housesitter ...
Style: feel good, funny, entertaining, light, humorous ...
Plot: impostor, cons and scams, disorder, comedy of errors, crimes, mafia, love, house, friendship, adventure, chase, opposites attract ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 27K
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, dark humor, feel good, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adoption, mischievous children, disorder, troublemaker, kidnapping, parents and children, brat, best friends, friends, orphanage, swearing, chase ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: airport, train, chase, culture clash, couple relations, nothing goes right, fish out of water, disorder, couples, partners, on the road, promotion ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, boston, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.8
 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: starting over, going straight, comedy of errors, disorder, cons and scams, nothing goes right, righting the wronged, on the run, law enforcement, partners, heist, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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 ⇓
44%
 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, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: friendship, mischievous children, farce, youth, family problems, social differences, rich and poor, family, rich kid, spoiled brat, job seeking, mentor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, wilderness, nothing goes right, family relations, camp, disorder, youth, parents and children, friendship, holiday, love and romance, in-laws ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, wisconsin, california, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, virginity, absurdism, teenage life, misfit, youth, buddies, looking for sex, disorder, sex, stupidity, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Haunted Honeymoon (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Larry Abbot, speaker in the radio horror shows of Manhattan Mystery Theater wants to marry. For the marriage he takes his fiancée home to the castle where he grew up among his eccentric relatives. His uncle decides that he needs to be cured from a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, idiotic, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: parody, farce, dysfunctional family, ghost, couples, nothing goes right, family relations, love and romance, radio, stalking, misfit, mental illness ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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, nothing goes right, save the day, disorder, misfit, unlikely criminals, partners, fish out of water, on the run, rescue ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 ⇓
39%
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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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, melancholic, football movie ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: when the parents are away, family, family life, family relations, parents and children, prank, nothing goes right, fish out of water, child as adult, mischievous children, friendship, high school life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 50s, 1990s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.4
 6K
The Villain (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Handsome Stranger has agreed to escort Charming Jones to collect her inheritance from her father. But Avery Jones wants the money, and hires notorious outlaw Cactus Jack to ambush Charming. However, Cactus Jack is not very good at robbing people.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, cowboy, parody, nothing goes right, escapades, disorder, goofy hero, explosion, train, glue, robbery, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.0
 81K
Uncle Buck (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As an idle, good-natured bachelor, Uncle Buck is the last person you would think of to watch the kids. However, during a family crisis, he is suddenly left in charge of his nephew and nieces. Unaccustomed to suburban life, fun-loving Uncle Buck soon ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: fish out of water, respect, mischievous children, parents and children, when the parents are away, siblings relations, child care, profanity, golf, uncle nephew relationship, streetwise, tire ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: on the run, comedy of errors, odd couple, chase, bank robbery, running from police, daughter, release from prison, crime, misfit, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 ⇓
38%
 6.0
 50K
Walk of Shame (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A reporter's dream of becoming a news anchor is compromised after a one-night stand leaves her stranded in downtown L.A. without a phone, car, ID or money - and only 8 hours to make it to the most important job interview of her life.
Style: humorous, funny, realistic, not serious, light ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: blonde, nothing goes right, disorder, comedy of errors, journalist, drunken woman, urban, once in a lifetime opportunity, one-night stand, race against time, media, one night stand ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 2K
Rent-a-Kid (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Harry Habert, owner of a rent office has an original idea: To rent babies from a nearby orphanage to the local families. He rents the Ward brothers to his first customers...
Style: humorous, light, funny, melancholic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: adoption, orphan, mischievous children, siblings relations, nothing goes right, disorder, children, family, dog, youth, family life, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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