Movies like Dunston Checks In

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Dunston Checks In (1996)
 5.3
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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 escape a life of crime -- aided by Robert's sons -- havoc, hijinks and lots of laughs abound!
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, melancholic, light, clever, surreal, stylized, talky ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: orangutan, hotel, mistaken identity, bully, boss, fistfight, hotel manager, family, teenage life, adventure, crimes, youth, animal life, dishonesty, mischievous children, disorder, nothing goes right, young heroes, cons and scams, single father, dog, martial arts, karate, blonde, vacation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, melancholic and entertaining films with plots about family, dialogue, adaptation, storytelling, lone hero, catastrophe and destiny mostly in Family, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Dunston Checks In: Camp Nowhere (1994), Baby's Day Out (1994), Monkey Trouble (1994), Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992), Snow Day (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Camp Nowhere (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Morris "Mud" Himmel has a problem. His parents desperately want to send him away to summer camp. He hates going to summer camp, and would do anything to get out of it. Talking to his friends, he realizes that they are all facing the same ...
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: summer camp, parent child relationship, misfit, family, frame up, teenage life, disorder, friends, adventure, high school, father son relationship, secret ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa
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100%
 6.0
 40K
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: humorous, not serious, funny, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: babies and infants, mischievous children, danger, crime gone awry, disorder, kidnapping, fish out of water, nothing goes right, chase, young heroes, rescue, prank ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Monkey Trouble (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dodger, a criminal monkey, belongs to a crooked street performer but escapes his life of crime only to end up in the arms of Eva, an innocent little girl whose mother has no idea that her daughter is harboring a fugitive.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: monkey, family, adventure, adoption, friendship, odd couple, coming of age, heist, disorder, orphan, youth, single parent ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, 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, humorous, sentimental, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, when the parents are away, adventure, holiday, family, trap, robbery, snow, home alone, home invasion, danger, young heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 5.0
 11K
Snow Day (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a school in upstate New York is snowed in, a group of students hi-jack a plow to keep the school closed..
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: chase, adventure, school, contests and competitions, youth, high school life, forces of nature, siblings relations, teachers and students, goofy hero, mischievous children, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.8
 2K
Bingo (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bingo, the runaway circus dog, is off the leash and saving Chuckie's life! Bingo and the boy become the best of friends in this canine comedy featuring doggy disguises and skateboarding, pinball and prison. Chuckie and his parents (Cindy ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, not serious, satirical ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dog, on the road, rescue, family, adventure, friendship, danger, youth, adoption, missing person, heroes, animal life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: not serious, feel good, humorous, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: mischievous children, family, prank, friendship, nothing goes right, neighbor, runaway, criminal, when the parents are away, suburban life, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Steve Martin and Bonnie Hunt return as heads of the Baker family who, while on vacation, find themselves in competition with a rival family of eight children, headed by Eugene Levy,
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: holiday, lake, rivalry, teenage life, mischievous children, family, pregnancy, family life, eccentric family, youth, elementary school, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 3.9
 13K
Mr. Magoo (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Mr. Magoo, a man with terrible eyesight, gets caught up in a museum robbery.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: disability, millionaire, family, chase, goofy hero, cons and scams, chases and races, crimes, adventure, chaos and mayhem, fish out of water, heist ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.4
 12K
North (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old North has had it with his parents. They are always busy with their careers and don't give North the attention he needs, so he files a lawsuit against them. The judge rules that North should either find new parents or return to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: wish come true, child prodigy, parent child relationship, family, young heroes, travel, parents and children, mischievous children, rebelliousness, child as adult, self discovery, rebellion ...
Place: cross country, usa, hawaii, china, alaska ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.5
 402K
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, light, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, holiday, family, when the parents are away, danger, neighbor, crime gone awry, precocious child, young heroes, vacation, one man army ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, america, paris france, chicago illinois, illinois ...
⇓ 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, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, job interview, friends, young heroes, mischievous children, parents and children, bad luck, school, family relations, one day, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.3
 58K
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
Plot: youth, family, friendship, adventure, rich and poor, missing person, when the parents are away, mischievous children, cons and scams, wealth, conspiracy, betrayal ...
Place: usa, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Zeus and Roxanne (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mary Beth is a marine biologist that gets annoyed when a dog called Zeus stows aboard her research boat. Nevertheless she is intrigued when the intrusive canine makes best-friends with her captive dolphin, Roxanne. She falls in love with Zeus's ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, rescue, single parent, opposites attract, friendship, family, romance, best friends, danger, youth, fall in love, pets ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Born to Be Wild (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rick Heller is a juvenile delinquent who keeps getting himself into trouble. To keep him out of trouble his mother puts him to work cleaning the cage of a gorilla named Katie which she is teaching to communicate through the use of sign language. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: sign language, gorilla, family, adventure, friendship, juvenile delinquency, on the road, on the run, teenage life, animal life, pets, laboratory ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle washington, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.9
 3K
Air Buddies (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Here’s the delightful tale of teamwork and adventure your whole family will love! Air Bud is the proud father of five adorable puppies - the hip-hopping B-Dawg, lovely Rosebud, mellow Buddha, dirt-loving Mudbud, and the big fella Budderball - with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: puppy, family, pets, mischievous children, friends, adventure, heroic mission, daring rescue, young heroes, survival, danger, rescue ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Honey I Blew Up the Kid (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Wayne Szalinski is at it again. But instead of shrinking things, he tries to make a machine that can make things grow. As in the first one, his machine isn't quite accurate. But when he brings Nick & his toddler son Adam to see his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, clever, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, fish out of water, inventor, family relations, parents and children, experiment gone awry, escapades, inventions and discoveries, nothing goes right, disorder, danger, baby ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Puppy mayhem turns the lives of newlywed Chihuahua parents Papi and Chloe upside down when their rambunctious, mischievous puppies present one challenge after another. But when their human owners end up in trouble, the tiny pups will stop at nothing ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family, family relations, mischievous children, contests and competitions, lifestyle, eccentric family, couples, pets, disorder, animal life, family life, dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 5.9
 5K
Lassie (1994)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An update of the Lassie legend stars Thomas Guiry as a troubled city kid whose family retreats to the country, where he befriends the famous collie and changes for the better. Conflict develops when a ruthless sheep rancher causes trouble for ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, coming of age, small town, family, friendship, family life, heroes, animal life, rivalry, teenage life, pets, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli & Baloo (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this exciting live-action adventure, young Mowgli, an orphan raised by wolves, is spotted by a scout for a giant circus. Accompanied by a cruel hunter and a snake charmer, the scout sets out to trap Mowgli. But with the help of Baloo the bear and ...
Style: semi serious, light, melancholic, surreal, intense ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: jungle, chase, monkey, circus, boy, bear, family, adventure, rivalry, friendship, rescue, danger ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.2
 9K
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: white house, shopping mall, bodyguard, family, friendship, misfit, law enforcement, disorder, teenage life, buddies, school dance, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 32K
Big Fat Liar (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Jason Shepherd (Muniz) has a reputation for stretching the truth. So, when big-time Hollywood producer Marty Wolf (Paul Giamatti) steals his class paper and turns it into a smash movie, no one believes Jason's latest tall ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, light ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: hollywood, liar, filmmaking, summer school, family, artists and showbiz, movie business, friendship, youth, disorder, dishonesty, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: california, michigan, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.2
 17K
Blank Check (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bullied by his siblings and nagged by his parents, 11-year-old Preston is fed up with his family -- especially their frugality. But he gets his chance to teach them a lesson when a money-laundering criminal nearly bulldozes Preston with his car and ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: bank, forgery, destiny, family, gangsters, crime gone awry, siblings relations, wish come true, cons and scams, goofy hero, nothing goes right, mischievous children ...
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three young boys, Rocky, Colt and Tum Tum together with their neighbor girl, computer whiz Amanda are visiting Mega Mountain amusement park when it is invaded by an army of ninjas led by evil Medusa, who wants to take over the park and hold the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, family, vigilantism, buddies, eccentric family, youth, danger, rivalry, daring rescue, heroic mission, save the day, master villain ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 113K
Stuart Little (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The adventures of a heroic and debonair stalwart mouse named Stuart Little with human qualities, who faces some comic misadventures while searching for his lost bird friend and living with a human family as their child.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adoption, mouse, cat, orphan, kidnapping, anthropomorphic mouse, adventure, friendship, mischievous children, fish out of water, kids and family, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, football movie, satirical ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, disorder, heist, friends, nothing goes right, adolescence vs adulthood, down on your luck, mischievous children, thirtysomething life, family relations, parents and children, when the parents are away ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 90s, 1990s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.4
 34K
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, family, family relations, nothing goes right, disorder, fish out of water, parents and children, brother sister relationship, comic violence, competition, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vermont, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Master of Disguise (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A sweet-natured Italian waiter named Pistachio Disguisey at his father Fabbrizio's restaurant, who happens to be a member of a family with supernatural skills of disguise. But moments later the patriarch of the Disguisey family is kidnapped ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, idiotic, awful ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: kidnapping, family, adventure, rivalry, escapades, goofy hero, nothing goes right, master villain, confined, heroic mission, good versus evil, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Little Monsters (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young boy is scared of the monster under his bed. He asks his 6th grade brother to swap rooms for the night as a bet that the monster really exists. Soon the brother becomes friends with the monster and discovers a whole new world of fun and games ...
Style: feel good, offbeat, semi serious, humorous, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, monster, bed, family, adventure, friends, imaginary, mischievous children, family relations, young heroes, curses spells and rituals, escapades ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Rusty: A Dog's Tale (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two orphans named Jory and Tess live with their grandparents. However, their cousins Bart and Bertha try to take them away because the two kids have trust funds from their dead parents. When Bart and Bertha kidnap the newborn puppies, Rusty the dog ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, dog, child custody, daring rescue, anti heroes, getting home, young heroes, friends, hopes, mischievous children, family relations, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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