Movies like Dennis the Menace 1993

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Dennis the Menace (1993)
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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: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, realistic, sweet, disturbing, clever, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: mischievous children, prank, family, when the parents are away, problem child, friendship, nothing goes right, troublemaker, suburbs, criminal, boy, neighbor, naughty child, children, runaway, happy ending, family relations, gambling, youth, friends, parents and children, family life, spoiled brat, suburban life, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, future, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois

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Most similar movies to Dennis the Menace

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, realistic and melancholic films with plots about disorder, family, youth, mischievous children, farce, family relations and children mostly in Comedy, Family and Crime genres. Some movies like Dennis the Menace: Home Alone (1990), Problem Child (1990), Richie Rich (1994), Beethoven (1992), Problem Child 2 (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Home Alone (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin's house, the plucky kid stands ...
Style: humorous, funny, not serious, light, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, family, when the parents are away, holiday, child protagonist, home invasion, youth, kids and family, disney, children, neighbor ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, america, paris france, france ...
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89%
 5.4
 30K
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: feel good, humorous, funny, suspenseful, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: mischievous children, adoption, spoiled brat, dark humor, farce, disorder, troublemaker, kidnapping, parents and children, swearing, runaway, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 69K
Richie Rich (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Billionaire heir Richie Rich has it all, including Reggie Jackson as a batting coach and Claudia Schiffer as a personal trainer -- but no playmates. What's more, scoundrel Laurence Van Dough is scheming to take over the family empire. Uh-oh! ...
Style: humorous, light, sincere, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, rich and poor, family, friendship, youth, children, wealth, missing person, butler, when the parents are away, mischievous children, heroes ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Dennis the Menace Strikes Again! (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Barricade the doors. Lock the windows. Because he's baaaack. That one-boy wrecking crew, Dennis the Menace, returns for more mischief and mayhem. Based on the comic strip and TV show about a mischievous little boy with a gift for the ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: mischievous children, family relations, nothing goes right, dishonesty, youth, save the day, family, aging, disorder, suburbs, cons and scams, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.7
 71K
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, funny, sincere ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: dog, puppy, family, pets, children, family relations, saint bernard dog, parents and children, nothing goes right, animal actor, family life, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Problem Child 2 (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Junior and his father, Ben, move from Cold River to Mortville. Junior becomes threatened by Ben's desire to date again and find a new mother for Junior, and sabotages each of his dates.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, surreal ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: farce, prank, mischievous children, problem child, child, neighborhood, spoiled brat, single parent, fall in love, parents and children, naughty child, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 9K
See Spot Run (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, Australia, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A drug sniffing agent canine is a target for an assassin boss so the FBI calls Witness Protection to send him somewhere else. Meanwhile a single Mom puts her 6 year old boy James in the care of her irresponsible, mailman, neighbor, Gordon, when the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, ridiculous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: dog, family, pets, goofy hero, crime gone awry, friendship, save the day, nothing goes right, witnessing a crime, crimes, hidden identity, mischievous children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alaska, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, school, underdog, mischievous children, family, parents and children, vengeance, chaos and mayhem, teenage life, disorder, family relations, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Instead of flying to Florida with his folks, Kevin ends up alone in New York, where he gets a hotel room with his dad's credit card—despite problems from a clerk and meddling bellboy. But when Kevin runs into his old nemeses, the Wet Bandits, ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, adventure, holiday, mischievous children, children, home alone, when the parents are away, family relations, young heroes, robbery, trap, homeless ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, florida, chicago illinois, miami, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Man of the House (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ben Archer is not happy. His mother, Sandy, has just met a man, and it looks like things are pretty serious. Driven by a fear of abandonment, Ben tries anything and everything to ruin the "love bubble" which surrounds his mom. However, ...
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: parents and children, single parent, mischievous children, family relations, family problems, family, opposites attract, dysfunctional family, nothing goes right, child as adult, family life, prank ...
Time: 90s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
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, family relations, job interview, childhood, friends, young heroes, mischievous children, parents and children, bad luck, school, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 9K
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: husband wife relationship, divorce, family relations, family, hostage, parents and children, family problems, family life, couples, love, dysfunctional family, therapy ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 13K
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: family, rich kid, spoiled brat, friendship, social differences, rich and poor, family problems, youth, toys, mischievous children, farce, job seeking ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: mischievous children, family relations, friendship, plan gone awry, parents and children, family life, friends, little boy, children, school, family, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Little Rascals (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Spanky, Alfalfa, Buckwheat, and the other characters made famous in the Our Gang shorts of the 1920s and 1930s are brought back to life in this nostalgic children's comedy. When Alfalfa starts to question his devotion to the club's ...
Style: feel good, not serious, light, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, bully, mischievous children, rivalry, parents and children, gang, misfit, precocious child, dog, childhood, family, silly humor ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Are We There Yet? (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The fledgling romance between Nick, a playboy bachelor, and Suzanne, a divorced mother of two, is threatened by a particularly harrowing New Years Eve. When Suzanne's work keeps her in Vancouver for the holiday, Nick offers to bring her kids to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: children, road trip, mischievous children, on the road, family relations, family, nothing goes right, parents and children, couple relations, romance, disorder, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, usa, oregon, plymouth
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: nanny, mischievous children, family relations, siblings relations, disorder, teenage life, parents and children, babies and infants, single parent, youth, goofy hero, children ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, 80s
Place: australia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dunston Checks In (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, 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, father son relationship, bully, hotel manager, cons and scams, crimes, adventure, mischievous children, nothing goes right, single father, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1995
Place: bali
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, melancholic, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family life, family, contests and competitions, disorder, love and romance, youth, nothing goes right, family relations, parents and children, eccentric family, father son relationship, family feud ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 115K
Home Alone 3 (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 9-year-old Alex Pruitt is home alone with the chicken pox. Turns out, due to a mix-up among nefarious spies, Alex was given a toy car concealing a top-secret microchip. Now Alex must fend off the spies as they try break into his house to get it back.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: home alone, little boy, family, burglar, christmas, farce, espionage, prank, crime gone awry, young heroes, crimes, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, san francisco, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 6.5
 13K
Dutch (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: To get to know his girlfriend's son, a man volunteers to pick him up from a prep school....only to learn that her son's not the nicest kid.
Style: road movie, feel good, light, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: road trip, mischievous children, prank, boarding school, reluctant partners, partners, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, social differences, culture clash, parents and children, working class ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, london, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Suite Life of Zack & Cody (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Suite Life of Zack & Cody is an American sitcom created by Danny Kallis and Jim Geoghan. The series was first broadcast on Disney Channel on March 18, 2005, with 4 million viewers, making it the most successful premiere for Disney Channel in ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, feel good, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: hotel, mischievous children, twins, family relations, family life, prank, heir, brother brother relationship, single parent, youth, disorder, single mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 68K
Daddy Day Care (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two men get laid off and have to become stay-at-home dads when they can't find jobs, which inspires them to open their own day-care center.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: children, unemployment, mischievous children, farce, fish out of water, father son relationship, goofy hero, kindergarten, workplace situations, friends, nothing goes right, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.1
 50K
Baby's Day Out (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Baby Bink couldn't ask for more; he has adoring (if somewhat sickly-sweet) parents, he lives in a huge mansion, and he's just about to appear in the social pages of the paper. Unfortunately, not everyone in the world is as nice as Baby ...
Style: light, humorous, not serious, funny, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: babies and infants, mischievous children, escapades, kidnapping, stupidity, chase, prank, missing child, adventure, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
 5.8
 3K
Twin Sitters (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An evil business executive (played by George Lazenby), is releasing dangerous toxins and the Barbarian Brothers set out to stop his evil work.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, sincere, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: twins, mischievous children, bodybuilding, crimes, when the parents are away, working undercover, brothers, identical twins, nanny, monster truck, bodybuilder, friends ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.1
 17K
Daddy Day Camp (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Seeking to offer his son the satisfying summer camp experience that eluded him as a child, the operator of a neighborhood daycare center opens his own camp, only to face financial hardship and stiff competition from a rival camp.
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: summer camp, mischievous children, family relations, competition, colonel, family, farce, buddies, escapades, goofy hero, misfit, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 38K
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: feel good, humorous, not serious, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: best friend, camp, family relations, fish out of water, family, nothing goes right, parents and children, disorder, brother sister relationship, twins, competition, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, miami, vermont, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 94K
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, teens, kids
Plot: fish out of water, parents and children, when the parents are away, respect, uncle nephew relationship, mischievous children, siblings relations, child care, golf, family relations, backfire, nanny ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Baker brood moves to Chicago after patriarch Tom gets a job coaching football at Northwestern University, forcing his writer wife, Mary, and the couple's 12 children to make a major adjustment. The transition works well until work demands ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: large family, family, family relations, chaos, eccentric family, parents and children, parenthood, nothing goes right, chaos and mayhem, siblings relations, female writer, prank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, manhattan new york city, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Horrid Henry: The Movie (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Henry fails yet again to hand in his homework for the umpteenth time, he has no idea that this will set off a chain of events which will see him forming an unlikely alliance with Moody Margaret, the infuriating girl next door, and his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, light, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, young heroes, youth, friendship, teachers and students, parents and children, family life, disorder, friends, family, power relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%