Movies like Dennis the Menace 1993

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Dennis the Menace (1993)
 5.6
 56K
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, nostalgic, whimsical, sweet, funny, disturbing ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: mischievous children, prank, family, friendship, nothing goes right, when the parents are away, neighbor, children, suburbs, criminal, runaway, family relations, youth, gambling, friends, parents and children, family life, suburban life, disorder, brat, troublemaker, silly humor, nanny, dog, thief ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s, future
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, entertaining and realistic films with plots about disorder, family, youth, mischievous children, family relations, childhood and farce mostly in Comedy, Family and Crime genres. Some movies like Dennis the Menace: Home Alone (1990), Problem Child (1990), Beethoven (1992), Problem Child 2 (1991), Home Alone 3 (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 455K
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, light, not serious, funny, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, family, holiday, when the parents are away, home invasion, kids and family, child protagonist, youth, neighbor, danger, children ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, america, paris france, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 28K
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: dark humor, humorous, feel good, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: mischievous children, adoption, disorder, troublemaker, kidnapping, parents and children, brat, best friends, friends, orphanage, farce, swearing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 65K
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 ⇓
100%
Problem Child 2 (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 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, feel good, not serious, realistic, sequel to cult film ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: prank, single parent, fall in love, parents and children, family, farce, friends, disorder, family relations, love and romance, mischievous children, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Dennis the Menace Strikes Again! (1998)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 71 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: not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: mischievous children, family relations, cons and scams, suburbs, parents and children, youth, family, disorder, silly humor, save the day, aging, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 103K
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, realistic, not serious, idiotic ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: home alone, little boy, home invasion, burglar, family, christmas, espionage, crime gone awry, prank, young heroes, crimes, mischievous children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, hong kong, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 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, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: dog, family, pets, goofy hero, crime gone awry, friendship, mischievous children, save the day, danger, crimes, fish out of water, witnessing a crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alaska, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 63K
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: light, humorous, sincere, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, friendship, youth, rich and poor, missing person, children, when the parents are away, family, heroes, mischievous children, cons and scams, conspiracy ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, disorder, chaos and mayhem, vengeance, teenage life, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, husband wife relationship, parents and children, family problems, couples, family life, children, love, dysfunctional family, hostage ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, ohio
⇓ 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, family relations, siblings relations, when the parents are away, disorder, mischievous children, babies and infants, teenage life, parents and children, goofy hero, single parent, youth ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, 1990s, 80s
Place: australia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 118K
Casper (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Furious that her late father only willed her his gloomy-looking mansion rather than his millions, Carrigan Crittenden is ready to burn the place to the ground when she discovers a map to a treasure hidden in the house. But when she enters the ...
Style: feel good, sweet, touching, light, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, ghost, halloween, supernatural, afterlife, haunted house, mischievous children, friends, family, ghost child, life after death, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: new england, usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, realistic ...
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: new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 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, when the parents are away, crimes, bodybuilding, babysitting, working undercover, brothers, identical twins, nanny, monster truck, child abduction ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 36K
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, teens, girls' night
Plot: camp, family relations, best friend, fish out of water, family, nothing goes right, disorder, parents and children, comic violence, brother sister relationship, twins, competition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont, tokyo, new york
⇓ 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: single parent, parents and children, family relations, family problems, mischievous children, family, opposites attract, dysfunctional family, male friendship, male bonding, child as adult, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Babysitters Beware (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Seven-year-old Danny Parker is a good kid who loves his parents. But they have to go out on business dinners all the time, leaving him stuck with a sitter. It's not so bad when it's his favorite babysitter, Janelle but he also gets stuck ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, nanny, when the parents are away, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder, little boy, save the day, friendship, rivalry, youth, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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: friendship, farce, family problems, youth, social differences, rich and poor, family, rich kid, toys, mischievous children, job seeking, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, religions or cults, power relations, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Parental Guidance (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Artie and Diane agree to look after their three grandkids when their type-A helicopter parents need to leave town for work. Problems arise when the kids' 21st-century behavior collides with Artie and Diane's old-school methods.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, eccentric family, family reunited, house, golden years, mischievous children, baseball, family relations, bully, chores, punishment, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: School is out and Greg is ready for the days of summer, when all his plans go wrong. What on earth is he going to do all summer?
Style: humorous, entertaining, touching, feel good, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teen comedy, kids
Plot: parents and children, mischievous children, lifestyle, diary, summer vacation, best friend, friendship between boys, kids and family, scout, schoolboy, parenting, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, girls' night
Plot: when the parents are away, family relations, family, parents and children, family life, prank, nothing goes right, mischievous children, child as adult, friendship, high school life, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 50s, 1990s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
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, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: family, siblings relations, childhood, family relations, job interview, friends, mischievous children, young heroes, parents and children, bad luck, school, birthday party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 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, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Ernest Saves Christmas (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Santa Claus decides to retire and pass on his magic bag of Christmas surprises to a new Saint Nick, he enlists the aid of a hilarious assortment of characters. A perky teen runaway and hapless taxi driver Ernest P. Worrell must convince a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, family, family relations, save the day, prank, mischievous children, nothing goes right, partners, teenage life, fish out of water, mistaken identity ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: orlando florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.1
 45K
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, kidnapping, danger, missing child, lost child, crime gone awry, escapades, adventure, chase, nothing goes right, stupidity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 5.6
 63K
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, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: children, unemployment, mischievous children, farce, fish out of water, father son relationship, goofy hero, kindergarten, friends, nothing goes right, workplace situations, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Dennis the Menace (1987)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: This movie puts Henk Ketcham's comic figure 'Dennis' into real life: While digging in his front garden, Dennis finds a big bone. To prove it's from a dinosaur, he persuades his father to invite an old buddy of him, Bowen Skyler ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: mischievous children, family relations, small town, disorder, friends, suburbs, family, youth, young heroes, washing machine, garden, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Boys Will Be Boys (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two young brothers talk their strict father Lloyd Clauswell into allowing them to babysit themselves for the first time while their parents attend a corporate barbecue...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, police detective, twins, nothing goes right, young heroes, youth, chaos and mayhem, family gatherings, child as adult, mischievous children, danger, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, young heroes, youth, friendship, teachers and students, parents and children, family life, disorder, friends, yo yo, school, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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