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CJ7 (2008)
 6.4
 14K
CJ7 (2008)
Original name: 長江七號
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ti, a really poor construction worker that struggles to keep his son, Dicky, in private school, mistakes an orb he finds in a junkjard for a toy which proves to be much, much more once the young boy starts to play with it.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious, sweet, touching, emotional, nostalgic, visually appealing ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: ufo, school, benign alien, little boy, toys, martial arts, family relations, alien, family, extraterrestrial, youth, parents and children, pets, goofy hero, friendship, transformation, adaptation, society, friends, rivalry, bullying, father son relationship, teacher, space and aliens, student ...
Place: china

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and touching films with plots about family, family relations, friendship, parents and children, youth, friends and disorder mostly in Family, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like CJ7: School of Life (2005), Stepsister from Planet Weird (2000), Beethoven (1992), E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), I Heart Shakey (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
School of Life (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: At Fallbrook Middle School, the annual student-elected Teacher of the Year award is held. And every year for the last 43 years Norman Warner or most fondly called Stormin' Norman Warner has won the award. Now that he has died, the burden of ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: school, rivalry, goofy hero, small town life, teacher, friends, father son relationship, teachers and students, family, youth, friendship, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Stepsister from Planet Weird (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A teenager's life is disrupted when her mother falls in love with an alien.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: alien, teenage life, family, parents and children, fish out of water, family relations, youth, misfit, high school life, remarry, life turned upside down, benign alien ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Great Depression hits home for nine year old Kit Kittredge when her dad loses his business and leaves to find work. Oscar nominee Abigail Breslin stars as Kit, leading a splendid cast in the first ever "American Girl" theatrical movie. ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, family relations, family, family life, follow your dream, journalism, parents and children, power relations, youth, children, mother daughter relationship, school ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa, chicago illinois, cincinnati ohio, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.7
 64K
Beethoven (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Newton family live in their comfortable home, but there seems to something missing. This "hole" is filled by a small puppy, who walks into their home and their lives. Beethoven, as he is named, grows into a giant of a dog... a St ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, sincere, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: dog, puppy, pets, family, children, nothing goes right, parents and children, family life, rescue, family relations, suburbs, animal rescue ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, emotional, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: benign alien, alien, ufo, first contact, nasa, friendship, adventure, healing power, flying saucer, levitation, suburbs, halloween ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.7
 158
I Heart Shakey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shakey is a family film about a 35-year-old widower named J.T. O'Neil, his precocious 10-year-old daughter and their devoted mutt Shakey. After moving from a small town to Chicago and missing the fine print in their rental contract, J.T. is ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, family relations, friends, pets, parents and children, disorder, youth, mischievous children, dog, friendship, escapades, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, mischievous children, friendship, family, parents and children, family relations, teenage life, disorder, vengeance, chaos and mayhem, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
How to Eat Fried Worms (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: During the first day of his new school year, a fifth grade boy squares off against a bully and winds up accepting a dare that could change the balance of power within the class.
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching
Plot: bully, friendship, parents and children, contests and competitions, family, couples, love and romance, youth, friends, family relations, rivalry, underdog ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.1
 4K
Good Boy! (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An intergalactic dog pilot from Sirius (the dog star), visits Earth to verify the rumors that dogs have failed to take over the planet.
Style: sentimental, entertaining, thought provoking, tense, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: talking dog, outer space, friendship, dog, space and aliens, pets, human animal relationship, mission, mentor, benign alien, family, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Saige Paints the Sky (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Meet nine-year old Saige, a talented artist with a passion for horses, in this modern-day story about finding your voice! Saige is excited about the new school year, until she discovers that art-her favorite class-has been cut. On top of that, her ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, youth, school, friendship, family relations, art, singing, horse, balloon, friends, teenage girl, female protagonist
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
When Zachary Beaver Came to Town (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Zachary Beaver, a sideshow attraction also known as the world's fattest boy, arrives in the sleepy town of Granger, Texas.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, teenage life, mischievous children, self discovery, family, family relations, parents and children, young heroes, starting over, youth, best friends, child driving car ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.8
 20K
Martian Child (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A recently-widowed, science fiction writer considers whether to adopt a hyper-imaginative 6-year-old abandoned and socially-rejected boy who says he's really from Mars.
Style: feel good, touching, emotional, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: kids
Plot: adoption, orphan, friendship, family relations, thanksgiving, social worker, small town, family, parents and children, writer's life, single parent, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
 393
Duke (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A homeless vet leaves his dying dog and best friend, Duke, on the doorstep of a clinic. The dedicated staff nurse Duke back to health, and then launch a campaign to locate the vet and re-unite him with his best pal.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, pets, clinic, dog, war veteran, therapy, parents and children, family relations, cell, loyalty, teenager, gift ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 2K
Angels Sing (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: As a child, Michael Walker wished every day could be Christmas. That is, until a tragic accident crushed his holiday spirit. Thirty years later, Michael still can't muster any joy for the holidays, despite encouragement from his playful wife ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, haunted by the past, family relations, family life, mysterious character, parents and children, friendship, youth, family
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, feel good, touching, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: family, siblings relations, childhood, family relations, job interview, mischievous children, young heroes, parents and children, friends, bad luck, school, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Little Rascals Save the Day (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Little Rascals are back in an all-new movie! Join the fun with Spanky, Alfalfa, Darla, Buckwheat, Petey the dog and the whole gang as they are up to their usual mischief! The Rascals try anything to raise the money needed to save their ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: friends, family, save the day, gang, family relations, disorder, goofy hero, eccentric family, youth, taxi, children, pets ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, touching ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: friendship, summer school, nanny, camp, teenage life, parents and children, friends, nothing goes right, siblings relations, friendship between girls, children, 13 year old ...
Time: 90s
Place: connecticut, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.7
 157
Storm (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Drengen Freddie elsker hunde og hader hundemishandlere. Så da han ser en mand på gaden være rigtig modbydelig mod sin hund, tager han affære og kidnapper hunden, som han giver navnet Storm. Freddie gemmer Storm på sit værelse, for hans far vil ...
Style: serious, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: parents and children, family, contests and competitions, friendship, family relations, friends, animal life, pets, child protagonist, jealousy, dog, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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A Christmas Story 2 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The original traditional one-hundred-percent red-blooded two-fisted all-american christmas continues five years later with Ralphie, Randy mom and the old man. This time Ralphie has his eyes fixed on a car. But trouble is sure to follow.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sincere, uplifting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: family life, family, youth, eccentric family, holiday, christmas, escapades, adventure, hopes, happy ending, love, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Because of Winn-Dixie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A girl, abandoned by her mother when she was three, moves to a small town in Florida with her father. There, she adopts an orphaned dog she names Winn-Dixie. The bond between the girl and her special companion brings together the people in a small ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: small town, father daughter relationship, dog, mischievous children, single father, friendship, loneliness, family relations, pets, adaptation, beautiful scenery, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Boy in the Dress (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Based on David Walliams' best-selling children's book, with an all-star cast including Jennifer Saunders, James Buckley, David Walliams and Kate Moss, The Boy in the Dress is a celebration of creativity, difference, football and fashion. ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, contests and competitions, friendship, disorder, eccentric family, sport team, youth, family, cross dressing, family relations, coming of age, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Little Nicholas (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nicolas has a happy existence, parents who love him, a great group of friends with whom he has great fun, and all he wants is that nothing changes. However, one day, he overhears a conversation that leads him to believe that his life might change ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family relations, mischievous children, plan gone awry, friendship, family life, parents and children, little boy, disorder, youth, gangsters, gangster, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 8K
House Arrest (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: High-schooler Grover Beindorf and his younger sister Stacy decide that their parents, Janet and Ned, are acting childishly when they decide to divorce after 18 years of marriage, so they lock them up in the basement until they'll sort out their ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: divorce, family relations, family, family problems, parents and children, family life, couples, husband wife relationship, children, love, dysfunctional family, hostage ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Harriet the Spy (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When the secret notebook of a young girl who fancies herself a spy is found by her friends, her speculations make her very unpopular! Can she win her friends back?
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: nanny, espionage, spy, friendship, elementary school, coming of age, binoculars, secret, notebook, family, adventure, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 663
Lloyd (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A boy learns that confidence and self-esteem are the greatest gifts.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: friends, love and romance, teachers and students, friendship, school, misfit, parents and children, hopes, fall in love, family, disorder, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
*batteries not included (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In a soon to be demolished block of apartments, the residents resist the criminal methods used to force them to leave so a greedy tycoon can build his new skyscraper. When tiny mechanical aliens land for a recharge, they decide to stay and help out.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, date night
Plot: ufo, benign alien, apartment building, friendship, eviction, alien life-form, elderly couple, family, alien encounter, save the day, space and aliens, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 3K
Shiloh (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An abused beagle runs away from his owner. On the road, he meets young Marty Preston and follows him home. The boy immediately forms a bond with the dog and names him Shiloh. His stern father won't let him keep the dog because it belongs to ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, rescue, animal rescue, pets, family, friendship, hopes, animal life, disorder, family relations, small town life, adventure ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.4
 30K
ALF (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: A furry alien wiseguy comes to live with a terran family after crashing into their garage.
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, not serious, light ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: benign alien, family, alien, fish out of water, family relations, cat, parents and children, suburbs, friendship, comedy of errors, culture clash, mistaken identity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Muppets from Space (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Gonzo's breakfast cereal tells him that he's the descendant of aliens from another planet, his attempts at extraterrestrial communication get him kidnapped by a secret government agency, prompting the Muppets to spring into action. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting, light ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, ufo, friendship, mad scientist, puppets, puppet, family, rescue, heroic mission, benign alien, space travel, fish out of water ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 761
Puppy Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When single mom Megan Nolan moves to a new town, she feels guilty for uprooting her ten-year-old daughter Caitlin. Seeing that the little girl's only friend is a neighbor's dog, Megan decides to adopt a shelter pet for Caitlin. She ...
Style: feel good, touching, light, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: parents and children, romance, family relations, family, fall in love, dog, single parent, hopes, pets, friendship, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%