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The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969)
 6.1
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The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Some college students manage to persuade the town's big businessman, A. J. Arno, to donate a computer to their college. When the problem- student, Dexter Riley, tries to fix the computer, he gets an electric shock and his brain turns to a computer; now he remembers everything he reads. Unfortunately, he also remembers information which was in the computer's memory, like Arno's illegal businesses..
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, entertaining, clever, sentimental, nostalgic, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: college, friendship, computer, family, gangsters, teenage life, school, youth, contests and competitions, computers and web, on the run, experiment gone awry, college life, coming of age, disorder, computer system, goofy hero, thunderstorm, quiz, disney, casino, student, gambling, horse race, held captive ...
Time: 60s, 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and entertaining films with plots about family, disorder, youth, adventure, farce, life philosophy and mentor mostly in Family, Comedy and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes: Now You See Him, Now You Don't (1972), The Strongest Man in the World (1975), The Barefoot Executive (1971), The Million Dollar Duck (1971), Son of Flubber (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Now You See Him, Now You Don't (1972)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dexter Riley is a science student at Medfield College who inadvertently invents a liquid capable of rendering objects and people invisible. Before Dexter and his friends, Debbie and Richard Schuyler, can even enjoy their spectacular discovery, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: college, chase, invisibility, student, supernatural ability, criminal heroes, crimes, family, buddies, danger, cons and scams, experiment gone awry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Strongest Man in the World (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Strongest Man in the World is a 1975 film starring Kurt Russell as Dexter Riley, a student in the fictional Medfield College. A school laboratory accident mixes one student's vitamin cereal mix with Dexter Riley's chemical experiment. ...
Style: offbeat, feel good, humorous, not serious
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: laboratory, rivalry, college, school, milk, experiment, student, cow, youth, family, contests and competitions, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Barefoot Executive (1971)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the great Disney tradition of wild family fun, a young Kurt Russell stars as Steven Post - an ambitious mailroom clerk at a second-rate TV network. With his eye on the boardroom, and getting nowhere with the studio's top dog, he makes a ...
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, cynical, witty ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, satire, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, rise to the top, pets, media, workplace, journalism, obnoxious boss, ambition, friends ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Million Dollar Duck (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Professor Dooley takes home a duck from his research laboratory as a toy for his son, but soon finds out that it lays golden eggs.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: professor, duck, family, fish out of water, experiment gone awry, odd couple, partners, laboratory, research laboratory, gold, stereotypes, treasure hunt ...
Place: australia, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Son of Flubber (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Medfield's lovable but hopelessly absent-minded professor -- Ned Brainard (Fred MacMurray) -- bounces back in this classic Disney film with hilarious new mishaps when he experiments with the amazing by-products of his startling anti-gravity ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: college, experiment gone awry, family, family life, disorder, inventions and discoveries, goofy hero, mad scientist, fish out of water, nothing goes right, fall in love, child as adult ...
Time: 60s
Place: pentagon, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.2
 571
Superdad (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A dad tries to impress the daughter -- a soon-to-be college student he thinks is hanging around with a bad crowd.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, eccentric family, midlife crisis, teenage life, college, child as adult, parents and children, couples, friends, breakup, family life ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Monkey's Uncle (1965)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: College whiz-kid Merlin Jones concocts a method for teaching advanced information to a chimpanzee, then creates a flying machine of his own design, ultimately raising havoc on the campus.
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: college, flying machine, chimpanzee, underdog, farce, college life, school, down on your luck, power relations, animal life, sport team, disorder ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Not Quite Human II (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chip, the android boy is back. This time, he is off to college, suffering from a computer virus and in love with Roberta, another android. Will there be a happy ending?
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: computer virus, college, misfit, a.i., social misfits, imaginary, family relations, social relations, campus, power relations, programmer, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Trouble with Angels (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Coming of age story for two girls, Mary Clancy and Rachel Devery, who find themselves as students at the St. Francis Academy, a catholic boarding school for girls. The story spans three years and follows the girls and their many pranks including ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: coming of age, friendship, school, prank, nun, convent, family, high school, orphan, self discovery, boarding school life, silly humor ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.3
 83K
Flubber (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Professor Phillip Brainard, an absent minded professor, works with his assistant Weebo, trying to create a substance that's a new source of energy and that will save Medfield College where his sweetheart Sara is the president. He has missed his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, entertaining, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: mad scientist, experiment gone awry, inventor, family, university, goofy hero, inventions and discoveries, disorder, fall in love, nothing goes right, father son relationship, bankruptcy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Cat from Outer Space (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A UFO is stranded on earth and impounded by the US government. Its pilot, a cat with a collar that gives it special powers, including the ability to communicate with humans, has eluded the authorities and seeks the help of a scientist in order to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, offbeat, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: alien, telekinesis, ufo, cat, benign alien, family, adventure, alien encounter, fish out of water, friendship, disorder, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: teens, kids, date night, family outing, pre-teens ...
Plot: race against time, college, christmas, on the road, desert, adventure, youth, family, teenage life, friendship, comedy of errors, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, california, usa, iowa, nebraska ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, disorder, family relations, vengeance, chaos and mayhem, teenage life, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Absent Minded Professor (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hailed as one of Walt Disney's most hilarious comedies, The Absent-Minded Professor contains two essential elements for laughter - Fred MacMurray and Flubber, his gravity-defying formula for flying rubber!
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, psychotronic, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: experiment gone awry, inventor, flying car, professor, basketball, family, college, nothing goes right, partners, escapades, misfit, disorder ...
Time: 1950s, 80s, 50s
Place: washington d.c., usa, u.s. capitol building
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Other Me (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Will Browning accidently creates a clone of himself when working on a science project.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, funny
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: cloning, youth, nothing goes right, twins, teenage life, parents and children, school, disorder, favoritism, family, ultimatum, popularity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Blackbeard's Ghost (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Peter Ustinov stars as the eponymous wraith, who returns to Earth to aid his descendant, elderly Elsa Lanchester (Stowecroft). The villains want to kick Lanchester and her friends out of their group home so that they can build a crooked casino. Good ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, witch, college, gambling, island, ghost, fish out of water, supernatural, escapades, danger, good versus evil, goofy hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Life with Mikey (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Michael Chapman was once a child TV star. But when he grew up, he couldn't get work. So he and his brother, Ed start their own talent agency that specializes in child acts. They can't seem to find the next big thing and they have to deal ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: talent agent, tv commercial, precocious child, christmas, family, youth, artists and showbiz, single parent, mischievous children, actor's life, cons and scams, friendship ...
Time: 90s, future, 80s
Place: new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.2
 12K
Rebound (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An acclaimed college hoops coach is demoted to a junior varsity team after a public meltdown.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: college, follow your dream, basketball, sport, against the odds, human spirit, lifestyle, family, prodigy, youth, ambition, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: By accident, the content of a computer encyclopedia is transferred into the brain of Dexter Riley, a less than average college boy. Because of his newly acquired knowledge he competes in a quiz show between various universities, where he sweeps all ...
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, selfishness, computer, tv show in film, dancing, college, genius, student, friendship, jealousy, rivalry, arrest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 2K
Genius (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Charlie Boyle finds that even his high IQ can't solve all of his problems when he takes on a double life in order to make friends his own age.
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, teens, kids, family outing
Plot: hidden identity, high school life, college life, prodigy, coming of age, misfit, youth, social misfits, family, dishonesty, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 2.6
 25K
Baby Geniuses (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Scientist hold talking, super-intelligent babies captive, but things take a turn for the worse when a mix-up occurs between a baby genius and its twin.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: mistaken identity, babies and infants, baby, mad scientist, twins, family, adventure, imaginary, prank, goofy hero, danger, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Shaggy D.A. (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wilby Daniels, a successful lawyer running for District Attorney, suddenly finds himself being transformed into an English sheepdog. Somehow he has to keep his change a secret and find just what is causing it, all the while eluding the local dog ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, psychotronic, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: dog, lawyer, conspiracy, district attorney, family, farce, teenage life, wish come true, college life, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals, college ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.3
 10K
First Kid (1996)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Some say that to be the leader of a country is one of the loneliest jobs in the world. But being the child of a world leader can be doubly so. Constantly surrounded by security officers, restricted in movements and having almost every waking moment ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: white house, friendship, family, fish out of water, mischievous children, bodyguard, secret agents, secret agent, shopping mall, boxing, usa president, special agents ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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It Runs in the Family (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It is now summer in the Parker family; and the usual amount of numerous events are happening in their separate lives. Ralphie is searching for the perfect top to use to beat the school bully with, the Old Man is in battle with their hillbilly ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family life, disorder, contests and competitions, family, love and romance, nothing goes right, youth, parents and children, eccentric family, family relations, father son relationship, family feud ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Misadventures of Merlin Jones (1964)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Merlin Jones, a precocious and intelligent high-school boy, experiments with hypnosis and creates a mind-reading machine. However, his experiments land him in deep trouble with the law.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, psychotronic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: mind reading, hypnosis, high school life, college, power relations, friends, disorder, buddies, adventure, heist, experiment gone awry, teachers and students ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 2K
Best Player (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chris Sanders and Quincy are both involved in a video game called "Black Hole", and they both want to win the tournament with a $175,500 prize. Quincy then tries to sabotage Chris, but it all goes wrong, because Chris' mom Tracy ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: lifestyle, ambition, friendship, teenage life, family relations, rivalry, parents and children, youth, tournament, video game, contests and competitions, computers and web ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Hot Lead and Cold Feet (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twin brothers -- one rough and tough, the other a city-bred milquetoast -- compete for their father's fortune.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: twins, family, siblings relations, contests and competitions, rivalry, friends, small town, family life, small town life, orphan, brother brother relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Abner, the Invisible Dog (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bullied teen stumbles into possession of a top-secret government formula that turns his dog invisible and gives it the power of speech.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, friendship, family, pets, youth, suburbs, birthday, invisibility, inventions and discoveries, disorder, friends, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Shredderman Rules (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Nolan Byrd (Devon Werkheiser) is a scrawny and shy 9th grader who, like all the other kids, is bullied by Bubba Bixby (Andrew Caldwell). When their teacher, Mr. Green (Tim Meadows), allows the students to do a computer project, Nolan, who has a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: school, teenage life, adventure, misfit, save the day, youth, prank, cons and scams, family relations, friendship, heroes, teacher ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 56K
Short Circuit (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a lightning bolt zaps a robot named Number 5, the lovable machine starts to think he's human and escapes the lab. Hot on his trail is his designer, Newton, who hopes to get to Number 5 before the military does. In the meantime, a spunky ...
Style: feel good, light, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: androids and robots, military, artificial intelligence, robot, lightning, a.i., experiment gone awry, fish out of water, computer cracker, happy ending, adventure, lone hero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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