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Dunston Checks In (1996)
 5.3
 11K
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, talky, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: hotel, mistaken identity, orangutan, bully, fistfight, hotel manager, boss, family, young heroes, nothing goes right, adventure, youth, disorder, mischievous children, cons and scams, teenage life, animal life, crimes, dishonesty, single father, child fighting adult, child martial arts, dart gun, teenager fighting adult, sticking out one's tongue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, not serious and semi serious films with plots about disorder, family, youth, mischievous children, adventure, family relations and children mostly in Comedy, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Dunston Checks In: Camp Nowhere (1994), Baby's Day Out (1994), Bingo (1991), Monkey Trouble (1994), Mr. Magoo (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.0
 8K
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: not serious, feel good, humorous, light, funny ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: summer camp, parent child relationship, camp, misfit, family, teenage life, youth, disorder, adventure, cons and scams, frame up, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa
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100%
 6.0
 39K
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, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: babies and infants, mischievous children, kidnapping, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, danger, disorder, fish out of water, chase, young heroes, escapades, prank ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, not serious, feel good, touching, satirical ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, on the road, adventure, family, rescue, best friends, friendship, pets, pet, animal life, youth, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, semi serious, feel good, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: monkey, family, mischievous children, adventure, friendship, adoption, single parent, thief, pet shop, sibling relationship, young heroes, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: millionaire, family, nothing goes right, adventure, chase, fish out of water, luck, lie, adventurer, disability, goofy hero, treasure hunt ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, not serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, when the parents are away, adventure, holiday, family, mischievous children, young heroes, danger, home alone, home invasion, trap, snow ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, florida, manhattan new york city
⇓ 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: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: family, mischievous children, when the parents are away, prank, friendship, suburbs, parents and children, nothing goes right, youth, family relations, disorder, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.0
 10K
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: chase, family, high school, weatherman, school, adventure, mischievous children, parents and children, siblings relations, teachers and students, forces of nature, high school life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, pets, best friends, mischievous children, puppy, millionaire, kidnapping, adventure, odd couple, young heroes, daring rescue, getting home ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, not serious, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, job interview, young heroes, school, parents and children, one day, bad luck, down on your luck, nothing goes right, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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, semi serious, humorous, absurd, awful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: wish come true, parent child relationship, child prodigy, rebellion, family, mischievous children, young heroes, travel, rebelliousness, parents and children, child as adult, hopes ...
Place: usa, cross country, hawaii, alaska, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, semi serious, touching, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: holiday, lake, rivalry, family, pregnancy, mischievous children, parents and children, father, siblings relations, eccentric family, teenage life, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wisconsin, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Horrid Henry: The Movie (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK, USA
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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, youth, friends, young heroes, friendship, parents and children, teachers and students, family, school, disorder, siblings relations, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 56K
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, not serious, realistic, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: when the parents are away, youth, family, adventure, heroes, magnifying glass, gluttony, toothbrush, friendship, missing person, mischievous children, young heroes ...
Place: usa, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 2K
Zenon: Z3 (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Zenon Kar a teenager living on a space station in the year 2054 competes in the first ever Galactic Teen Supreme contest.
Style: not serious, humorous, futuristic, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: space station, young heroes, disorder, escapades, youth, family, adventure, master villain, mischievous children, contests and competitions, save the world, teenage life ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: rescue, dog, child custody, mischievous children, young heroes, family, adventure, daring rescue, getting home, family life, danger, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: adventure, family, friendship, mischievous children, on the road, laboratory, youth, dangerous animal, juvenile delinquency, pets, on the run, rescue ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle washington, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.1
 452
Remote (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When Randy (Chris Carrara), is forced to stash his remote control toys in a model home, he stumbles across the hideout of three prison escapees. With the use of his remote control toys, Randy manages to apprehend the three fugitives.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: prodigy, young heroes, prank, family, when the parents are away, nothing goes right, family life, youth, disorder, goofy hero, obsession, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, pets, animal life, disorder, mischievous children, contests and competitions, eccentric family, family life, couples, dog, family relations, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: beverly hills, california, usa, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
George of the Jungle 2 (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: George and Ursula now have a son, George Junior, so Ursula's mother arrives to try and take them back to "civilization".
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: elephant, imaginary kingdom, jungle, buddies, goofy hero, family, adventure, mischievous children, rescue, treasure hunt, friendship, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.5
 379K
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, not serious, light, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, family, holiday, when the parents are away, young heroes, crime gone awry, danger, home alone, neighbor, precocious child, prank ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, illinois, paris france, chicago illinois, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Million Dollar Kid (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Comedy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Hunter family has hit the jackpot--scoring a winning 50 million dollar lottery ticket! But when the ticket is lost on the way to cashing it in, the Hunters face overwhelming obstacles in chasing down the ticket before it is stolen by some ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: nothing goes right, adventure, race against time, down on your luck, family, chases and races, disorder, family life, mischievous children, chase, family relations, dog ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: mischievous children, nothing goes right, suburbs, family, dishonesty, youth, disorder, aging, save the day, parents and children, cons and scams, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 4.7
 444
Joey (1997)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Billy is a boy who is trying to save a baby kangaroo called Joey when it is caught and taken to Sydney. Linda, the young daughter of the U.S. Ambassador is helping Billy in his task.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, family, on the road, young heroes, adventure, rescue, friendship, family life, youth, babies and infants, orphan, kidnapping ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, feel good, humorous, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, single parent, rescue, friendship, family, opposites attract, romance, best friends, adventure, mischievous children, marine biologist, odd couple ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.2
 246
Kids World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: What would you wish for if you were eleven and could have anything in the world? Your parents don't understand you. Your teenage brother is constantly getting you in trouble...for things he did! You're in love with the twelve-year-old girl ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, suspense
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, mischievous children, single parent, young heroes, rescue, family, friendship, parents and children, child as adult, imaginary kingdom, teenage life, wish come true ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, fish out of water, inventor, parents and children, experiment gone awry, family relations, escapades, inventions and discoveries, nothing goes right, disorder, giant, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
To Grandmother's House We Go (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When the twins feel like their mom is tired of them, they take off on an exciting adventure to grandmother's house and encounter a pair of villains along the way.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: single parent, twins, lottery, siblings relations, adventure, when the parents are away, family, nothing goes right, family relations, disorder, mischievous children, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, feel good, not serious, idiotic, awful ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: kidnapping, family, goofy hero, adventure, supernatural ability, heroic mission, nothing goes right, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Ernest Goes to Camp (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ernest, a lovable loser who works as a summer camp handyman and dreams of becoming a guidance councilor, must find a way to inspire a group of juvenile delinquents while stopping a shady strip mining company from closing the camp as well.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, twist ending, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: camp, family, summer camp, farce, prison, buddies, goofy hero, mischievous children, mistaken identity, teenage life, youth, disorder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%