Movies like Freaky Friday

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Freaky Friday (2003)
 6.2
 111K
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 at how the other person feels, thinks and lives.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, light, not serious, sweet, sexy, clever, melancholic ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, chick flick ...
Plot: body swapping, high school, child as adult, switching roles, parents and children, fish out of water, adolescence vs adulthood, family, family relations, wedding, grownups, adult as child, generation gap, audition, selflessness, mother daughter relationship, music band, psychiatrist, youth, teenager, disagreement, parent getting married, remarry, communication problem, understanding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa

Most similar movies to Freaky Friday

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, entertaining and semi serious films with plots about catastrophe, dialogue, family, mentor, runaway, destiny and police investigation mostly in Comedy, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Freaky Friday: 13 Going on 30 (2004), 17 Again (2009), The Hot Chick (2002), Wish Upon a Star (1996), Matilda (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 147K
13 Going on 30 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After total humiliation at her thirteenth birthday party, Jenna Rink wants to just hide until she's thirty. With a little magic, her wish is granted, but it turns out that being thirty isn't as always as awesome as she thought it would be!
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night, kids
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, wish come true, true love, child as adult, best friends in love, romance, youth, life turned upside down, fish out of water, friendship, urban, fashion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1987, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 165K
17 Again (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the brink of a midlife crisis, 30-something Mike O'Donnell wishes he could have a "do-over." And that's exactly what he gets when he wakes up one morning to find he's 17 years old again. With his adult mind stuck inside ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, romantic ...
Audience: teens, kids, date night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: high school, adolescence vs adulthood, body swapping, parents and children, one more chance, wish come true, family relations, youth, family, teenage life, high school life, fake identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 1989, future ...
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.5
 84K
The Hot Chick (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Not only is Jessica Spencer the most popular girl in school -- she is also the meanest. But things change for the attractive teen when a freak accident involving a cursed pair of earrings and a chance encounter at a gas station causes her to switch ...
Style: witty, humorous, funny, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: body swapping, teenage life, switching roles, prom, high school, cheerleading, gender bending, high school life, love and romance, rivalry, friends, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 1st century b.c., 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, chick flick, teens
Plot: high school, switching roles, wish come true, body swapping, disorder, comet, family, teenage life, self discovery, sibling relationship, fish out of water, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, new jersey, hawaii, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 109K
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, touching, fairy tale, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: parents and children, eccentric family, young heroes, teachers and students, child abuse, school, supernatural ability, telekinesis, disorder, adventure, family disapproval, elementary school ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the teenager Mary Elizabeth Steppe, a.k.a. Lola, moves with her mother and two younger twin sisters from New York to the suburb of Dellwood, New Jersey, she has the feeling that her cultural and entertaining world ended. While in school, the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, fish out of water, rivalry, romance, teenage life, love and romance, family relations, coming of age, teenage girl, friendship, mother daughter relationship, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.3
 10K
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, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: child as adult, body swapping, disney, self discovery, family, hockey, mischievous children, switching roles, coming of age, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, wish come true ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
It's a Boy Girl Thing (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A visit to a natural history museum proves catastrophic for two high school rivals, an overachiever and a jock, when an ancient Aztec statue casts a spell that causes them to switch bodies and see exactly what it's like to walk in the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: teenager, switching roles, high school, body swapping, love and romance, battle of the sexes, gender bending, parents and children, school, popularity, romance, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
Yours, Mine & Ours (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Admiral Frank Beardsley returns to New London to run the Coast Guard Academy, his last stop before a probable promotion to head the Guard. A widower with eight children, he runs a loving but tight ship, with charts and salutes. The kids long for a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: family, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, opposites attract, mischievous children, eccentric family, love and romance, couple relations, family relations, intrigue, blended family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.4
 14K
Sleepover (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: As their first year of high school looms ahead, best friends Julie, Hannah, Yancy and Farrah have one last summer sleepover. Little do they know they're about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. Desperate to shed their nerdy status, they ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: teenager, high school, clubbing, youth, friends, teenage love, high school life, love and romance, family relations, rivalry, teenage life, slumber party ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: hawaii, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.3
 176K
Big (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, 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: touching, feel good, humorous, captivating, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids
Plot: child as adult, wish fulfillment, toy maker, fish out of water, adulthood, disorder, adolescence, friendship, longing, child's point of view, body transformation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 297K
Mean Girls (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: high school, high school life, teenage life, fish out of water, popularity, teenager, manipulation, rivalry, stereotypes, betrayal, adolescence, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, africa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 8K
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: not serious, feel good, humorous, melancholic, clever ...
Audience: date night, family outing, kids
Plot: school, child as adult, family, workaholic, switching roles, parents and children, elementary school, adolescence vs adulthood, urban, wish come true, fish out of water, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 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, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: golden years, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, wish come true, fish out of water, family relations, body swapping, mischievous children, grandfather, old age, switching roles, destiny ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.5
 71K
The DUFF (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bianca's universe turns upside down when she learns that her high school refers to her as a ‘DUFF' (Designated Ugly Fat Friend). Hoping to erase that label, she enlists the help of a charming jock and her favorite teacher. Together ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, high school, youth, high school life, adolescence, best friends, teenager, friends, friendship, social relations, popularity, physical appearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 35K
Aquamarine (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 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: touching, feel good, humorous, sweet, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: mermaid, friendship, fall in love, rescue, teenage life, fish out of water, small town, youth, true love, friends, best friends, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, australia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 50K
Just My Luck (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Manhattanite Ashley is known to many as the luckiest woman around. After a chance encounter with a down-and-out young man, however, she realizes that she's swapped her fortune for his.
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: kiss, nothing goes right, fall in love, luck, bad luck, destiny, life turned upside down, romance, masquerade, urban, shopping, love and romance ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.3
 728
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: switching roles, family, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, child as adult, wish come true, misfit, youth, family relations, disorder, siblings relations, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.3
 10K
Fat Albert (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An obese boy named Fat Albert and his friends Rudy, Mushmouth, Bill, Dumb Donald, Russell, and Weird Harold, pulls into trouble when they "fall" out of their TV world into the real world, where Fat Albert tries to help a young girl, Doris, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, family, buddies, school, mischievous children, adolescence vs adulthood, child as adult, teenage life, misfit, youth, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
What a Girl Wants (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An American girl, Daphne, heads to Europe in search of the father she's never met. But instead of finding a British version of her bohemian mother, she learns the love of her mom's life is an uptight politician. The only problem now is ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, daughter, fish out of water, american abroad, politician, teenage girl, culture clash, hopes, love and romance, teen angst, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, new york, london, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, melancholic, sentimental, inspirational
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, child as adult, family life, fish out of water, doctor, high school friends, misfit partners, odd couple, switching roles, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, gender bending ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Herbie Fully Loaded (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maggie Peyton, the new owner of Number 53 - the free-wheelin' Volkswagen bug with a mind of its own - puts the car through its paces on the road to becoming a NASCAR competitor.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: car race, underdog, car, friendship, rivalry, family, contests and competitions, partners, chases and races, ambition, adventure, victory ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: camp, best friend, family, nothing goes right, parents and children, family relations, fish out of water, disorder, brother sister relationship, comic violence, father son relationship, competition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Perfect Holiday (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl turns to a department store Santa in the hopes that he will help find a new husband for her divorced mother.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, family outing, kids
Plot: family, romance, single parent, looking for love, parents and children, love and romance, couples, family relations, couple relations, fish out of water, disorder, christmas ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
High School Musical (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Troy (Zac Efron), the popular captain of the basketball team, and Gabriella (Vanessa Anne Hudgens), the brainy and beautiful member of the academic club, break all the rules of East High society when they secretly audition for the leads in the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: high school life, teenage love, high school, basketball, teenage life, couple relations, music, follow your dream, friendship, sport team, family relations, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Harry and the Hendersons (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Returning from a hunting trip in the forest, the Henderson family's car hits an animal in the road. At first they fear it was a man, but when they examine the "body" they find it's a "bigfoot". They think it's dead ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, sasquatch, wildlife, adventure, friendship, parents and children, fish out of water, bounty hunter, kindness, family drama, bigfoot, mentor ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, seattle washington, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 107K
The Parent Trap (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Hallie Parker and Annie James are identical twins separated at a young age because of their parents' divorce. unknowingly to their parents, the girls are sent to the same summer camp where they meet, discover the truth about themselves, and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sweet, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: twins, summer camp, mischievous children, lookalikes, dishonesty, disorder, trap, single parent, parents and children, family relations, comedy of errors, butler ...
Time: 90s, year 1998, 1990s
Place: california, england, maine, london, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, feel good, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, job interview, siblings relations, young heroes, parents and children, bad luck, school, one day, mischievous children, family relations, friends, birthday party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Father of the Bride (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: George Banks is an ordinary, middle-class man whose 21 year-old daughter Annie has decided to marry a man from an upper-class family, but George can't think of what life would be like without his daughter. He becomes slightly insane, but his ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, parents and children, comedy of errors, couple relations, family relations, father daughter relationship, wedding preparations and rituals, disorder, human nature, nothing goes right, plan gone awry, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 1950s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 7K
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: divorce, children, basement, dysfunctional family, family, suburbs, mischievous children, single parent, crumbling marriage, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%