Movies like Freaky Friday 1995

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Freaky Friday (1995)
 6.0
 1K
Freaky Friday (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: TV remake of 1976 movie Freaky Friday.
Plot: female director, basketball, cat, body swapping, teacher, family relations, restaurant, swimming, jazz, single mother, swimmer, bicycle, bully, marriage proposal, kiss, mother daughter relationship, gym class, school principal, body transformation, sport team, cigarette smoking, switching bodies, mascot, divorced divorcee, fish out of water ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and melancholic films with plots about family relations, disorder, youth, family, fish out of water, adaptation and culture clash mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Family genres. Some movies like Freaky Friday: Wish Upon a Star (1996), Vice Versa (1988), Hocus Pocus (1993), Bogus (1996), Like Father Like Son (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
 12K
Freaky Friday (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: School girl Annabel is hassled by her mother, and Mrs. Andrews is annoyed with her daughter, Annabel. They both think that the other has an easy life. On a normal Friday morning, both complain about each other and wish they could have the easy life ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, surprise ending, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: body swapping, child as adult, wish come true, self discovery, switching roles, hockey, family relations, disney, family, coming of age, youth, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, turkey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Wish Upon a Star (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Alexia Wheaton hasn't been herself lately. Neighter has her 15-year-old sister Hayley. In fact they've been each other. Alexia becomes fashion-challenged Hayley and she in turn becomes styling Alexia and the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: body swapping, switching roles, sisters, high school, wish come true, disorder, teenage life, sibling relationship, siblings relations, fish out of water, family, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, new jersey, hawaii, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 9K
Vice Versa (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mysterious oriental skull transforms a father into his son, and vice versa.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, melancholic, clever ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: switching roles, body swapping, school, workaholic, child as adult, family, fish out of water, wish come true, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, urban, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 126K
Freaky Friday (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mother and daughter bicker over everything -- what Anna wears, whom she likes and what she wants to do when she's older. In turn, Anna detests Tess's fiancé. When a magical fortune cookie switches their personalities, they each get a peek ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, date night, family outing ...
Plot: body swapping, high school, mother daughter relationship, child as adult, adult as child, switching roles, soul transference, fish out of water, parents and children, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, generation gap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 6.9
 104K
Hocus Pocus (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After 300 years of slumber, three sister witches are accidentally resurrected in Salem on Halloween night, and it us up to three kids and their newfound feline friend to put an end to the witches' reign of terror once and for all.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, sweet, offbeat, light ...
Audience: date night, horror for children, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: halloween, witch, magic, witches, teenage life, wizards and magicians, immortality, resurrection, supernatural, cat, halloween party, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 1700s, year 1993 ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 6K
Bogus (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Recently orphaned, a young boy is taken in by his godmother who is shocked to realize that she can see the boy's imaginary friend: a flamboyant, French magician named Bogus.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: imaginary friend, friendship, magic, orphan, circus, family, bittersweet, youth, disorder, wizards and magicians, friends, fish out of water ...
Place: new jersey, las vegas, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Like Father Like Son (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dr. Jack Hammond has best chances to become medical superintendent in the clinic. So he's completely absorbed in his work and has no understanding for his teenage son Chris' problems with school. By accident one of them drinks a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, inspirational, sentimental, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: body swapping, high school, switching roles, child as adult, misfit, youth, disorder, fish out of water, parents and children, family life, teenage life, wish come true ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.6
 2K
Trading Mom (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The Martin kids learn of a magic spell that will take them to the 'mommy market' so they can get a more user friendly model. After giving a few other moms a try, they want their own back. But that is not so easy.
Style: semi serious, offbeat, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, single parent, magic, teenage girl, nothing goes right, coming of age, mischievous children, youth, siblings relations, child as adult, family life, down on your luck ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Devil and Max Devlin (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Max dies in an accident, he goes straight to hell. But the devil Barney makes him an offer: if he manages to get three innocent youths to sell him their souls in the next two months, he may stay on earth. Max accepts, and returns to earth, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, cult film, melancholic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: disney, redemption, bus, family, devil, destiny, right hand man, hopes, supernatural, wish come true, afterlife, happy ending ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.7
 626
Munchie (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The ever hungry and funny Munchie is back in this sequel to "Munchies".
Plot: desire, creature, dwarf, high school, monster, police car, car chase, bully, flying car, professor, imagination, mad scientist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, campaign, disorder, animal life, body swapping, family relations, estrangement ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 2K
The Swap (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on the book by Megan Shull, The Swap follows the adventures of a Rhythmic Gymnast named Ellie with a Make-it-or-Break-it Competition, and the younger brother named Jack in a Hockey Family, who's vying for a varsity spot on his school ...
Style: absurd, captivating, entertaining, funny, humorous
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: body swapping, ice hockey, high school, switching roles, friends, friendship, couple relations, fish out of water, disorder, lifestyle, lifestyle change, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, family life, parents and children, prank, mischievous children, nothing goes right, child as adult, fish out of water, friendship, high school life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 50s, 1990s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Charley and the Angel (1973)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Charley is a workaholic family man that finds out from an angel that his "number's up" and he will be dying soon so he tries to change his ways and be a better husband and father with the time he has left.
Style: sentimental, feel good, offbeat, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: redemption, family relations, unfulfillment, family, love and romance, miraculous event, human spirit, going straight, supernatural, gangsters, hopes, couples ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 4K
18 Again! (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 18 Again! is a 1988 comedy film starring George Burns and Charlie Schlatter. The plot involves a grandson switching souls with his grandfather by means of an accident. This was one of a series of unrelated films, including Like Father, Like Son and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: body swapping, switching roles, wish come true, fish out of water, golden years, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, soul transference, mistaken identity, misfit, elderly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.1
 829
Opposite Day (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The world goes backwards on Opposite Day. The kids become adults, and the adults become kids.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, captivating, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, child as adult, parents and children, disorder, fish out of water, switching roles, misfit, hopes, adolescence vs adulthood, siblings relations, wish come true, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Simple Wish (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Murray is a male fairy godmother, and he is trying to help 8-year-old Anabel to fulfil her "simple wish" - that her father Oliver, who is a cab driver, would win the leading role in a Broadway musical. Unfortunately, Murray's magic ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fairy godmother, magic, family, imaginary, rivalry, supernatural ability, down on your luck, wish come true, mischievous children, parents and children, father daughter relationship, satire ...
Place: new york, nebraska, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Prince and the Surfer (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The classic Twain story "The Prince and the Pauper" gets a modern slant when Prince Edward of Gelfland switches places with Southern California surfer Cash Canty. Both discover a new world of romance, danger, and adventure beyond their ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, buddies, twins, love and romance, hidden identity, dishonesty, betrayal, unlikely couple, coming of age, disorder, friends, couples ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 5.1
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The Shaggy Dog (1994)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Preteen Moochie Daniels just wants a dog, but his dad, Daniel, is allergic to canines, like Bundles, the shabby sheep dog of neighbor Charlie Mulvihill who secretly trained his pet to help him steal jewels. Mooch's big brother Wilbert ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: handcuffs, fire, dog, public humiliation, brother brother relationship, underwear, father son relationship, ritual, bed, human becoming an animal, german shepherd, sheepdog ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Munchie Strikes Back (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The magical Munchie is back, and if he gets in any more trouble it's off to the dullest constellation in the galaxy. Staying out of trouble has never been easy for Munchie, but this time he gives it his best shot. He is sent to earth and finds ...
Plot: desire, family relations, baseball team, baseball game, monster, dead father, mind reading, baseball, baseball coach, imagination, alien, extraterrestrial ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Freaky Friday (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an overworked mother and her teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things right again before mom’s big wedding.
Style: light, humorous, emotional, entertaining
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: mother daughter relationship, body swapping, family, parents and children, adaptation, body transformation, youth, happy ending, switching roles, switching bodies
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 443
Willy/Milly (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Milly is annoyed whenever her mom tells her to behave more appropriate for a girl. She's just not interested in fancy dresses or prom dances. Some day her best friend's little brother offers her a potion which can make her deepest wish ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, offbeat
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: solar eclipse, gender bending, switching roles, best friends, youth, love and romance, misfit, gender, parents and children, wish come true, hopes, transsexual ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
 168K
The Change-Up (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dave is a married man with two kids and a loving wife , and Mitch is a single man who is at the prime of his sexual life. One fateful night while Mitch and Dave are peeing in a fountain when lightning strikes, they switch bodies.
Style: funny, not serious, humorous, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: body swapping, couple relations, womanizer, life turned upside down, singleness, buddies, fish out of water, switching roles, disorder, lawyer, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.3
 200K
Big (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young boy, Josh Baskin makes a wish at a carnival machine to be big. He wakes up the following morning to find that it has been granted and his body has grown older overnight. But he is still the same 13-year-old boy inside. Now he must learn how ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, captivating, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: child as adult, body swapping, wish fulfillment, toys, adolescence, fish out of water, toy maker, child's point of view, adulthood, disorder, longing, switching bodies ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, bronx new york city, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 130K
Matilda (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An extraordinarily intelligent young girl from a cruel and uncaring family discovers she possesses telekinetic powers and is sent off to a school headed by a tyrannical principal.
Style: humorous, feel good, fairy tale, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: school, telekinesis, eccentric family, young heroes, little girl, adventure, teachers and students, parents and children, supernatural ability, child prodigy, child abuse, mischievous children ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Thunderstruck (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Brian is a 16 year-old who can't play basketball, but he still wants to play like his hero, Kevin Durant. At an Oklahoma City Thunder game, Brian gets chosen to shoot a half court shot which he misses and hits the mascot in the process. Later ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sincere, light ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: basketball, switching roles, disorder, body swapping, athlete's life, supernatural, down on your luck, wish come true, youth, unsuccessful, life turned upside down, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Brady Bunch in the White House (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mike Brady becomes the President of the United States, and names Carol as his V.P..
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, political comedy, political
Plot: politics, media, parody, goofy hero, political conspiracy, political intrigue, state affairs, fighting the system, rise to the top, fish out of water, family life, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Skateboard Kid (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: No one could be more bored than Zack, the new kid in town with no friends in sight. When a gang of hip, skateboarding thrashers start cruising his neighborhood, Zack hopes his luck will change. But they want nothing to do with him. Then Zack makes ...
Plot: skateboarding, skateboard, family relations, magical object
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Skateboard Kid 2 (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Take a roller coaster ride full of high octane adventure as 12 year old Sammy takes to the skies. With the help of a magical flying skateboard, Sammy ends up the hottest skateboarder in town. But a group of local thrashers don't like the extra ...
Plot: skateboarding, family relations, skateboard, magical object
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.3
 38K
Aquamarine (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two teenage girls discover that mermaids really do exist after a violent storm washes one ashore. The mermaid, a sassy creature named Aquamarine, is determined to prove to her father that real love exists, and enlists the girls' help in winning ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sweet, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: mermaid, friendship, fall in love, teenage life, family relations, rescue, fish out of water, youth, friends, true love, adolescence, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, australia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%