Movies like The Goonies

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The Goonies (1985)
 7.7
 275K
The Goonies (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A young teenager named Mikey Walsh finds an old treasure map in his father's attic. Hoping to save their homes from demolition, Mikey and his friends Data Wang, Chunk Cohen, and Mouth Devereaux run off on a big quest to find the secret stash of Pirate One-Eyed Willie.
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, intense, semi serious, entertaining, exciting, inspirational, light, sincere ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, girls' night, date night, pre-teens
Plot: treasure hunt, pirate, childhood, treasure map, treasure, mischievous children, teenager, map, cave, pirate ship, group of friends, adventure, friendship, family, child, coming of age, children, nerd, small town, hidden treasure, love, ship, inventor, swashbuckler, lost treasure ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: oregon, usa

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Most similar movies to The Goonies

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, entertaining and cult film films with plots about destiny, fantasy world, storytelling, dialogue, family, catastrophe and mentor mostly in Family, Adventure and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Goonies: The Neverending Story III (1994), E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), Hook (1991), Jumanji (1995), Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Neverending Story III (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young boy must restore order when a group of bullies steal the magical book that acts as a portal between Earth and the imaginary world of Fantasia.
Style: feel good, entertaining, humorous, unusual plot structure, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, adventure, dragon, good versus evil, bullying, imaginary kingdom, youth, family, childhood, heroes, escapades, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, sad, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: friendship, alien, childhood, extraterrestrial, children, halloween, stranded, boy, empathy, healing power, benign alien, ufo ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century
Place: california, usa, sesame street, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 256K
Hook (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The boy who wasn't supposed to grow up—Peter Pan—did just that, becoming a soulless corporate lawyer whose workaholism could cost him his wife and kids. But a trip to see Granny Wendy in London, where the vengeful Capt. Hook kidnaps ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, touching, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: childhood, pirate, adventure, kidnapping, magic, fairy, good versus evil, rescue, family, destiny, creativity, self discovery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, big ben london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.0
 347K
Jumanji (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When siblings Judy and Peter discover an enchanted board game that opens the door to a magical world, they unwittingly invite Alan -- an adult who's been trapped inside the game for 26 years -- into their living room. Alan's only hope for ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: adventure, jungle, family, childhood, board game, time travel, fantasy world, monkey, animals, disappearance, getting home, magic ...
Time: 20th century, year 1969, year 1995, 19th century, 90s ...
Place: new hampshire, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After their father is called into work, two young boys, Walter and Danny, are left in the care of their teenage sister, Lisa, and told they must stay inside. Walter and Danny, who anticipate a boring day, are shocked when they begin playing Zathura, ...
Style: exciting, intense, semi serious, captivating, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, chick flick, girls' night ...
Plot: adventure, robot, space travel, board game, alien, family, sibling rivalry, brother brother relationship, game, stranded, youth, when the parents are away ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.4
 22K
Explorers (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The visionary dreams of three curious and adventuresome young boys become an exciting reality in Explorers, the action-fantasy from director Joe Dante, who combines keen humor, warmth and fantasy with unexpected twists. In their makeshift ...
Style: feel good, humorous, visually appealing, allegory, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: alien, teenager, space travel, adventure, coming of age, alien space craft, bullying, childhood, fantasy world, friendship, family, youth ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: maryland, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.0
 90K
Holes (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Stanley's family is cursed with bad luck. Unfairly sentenced to months of detention at Camp Green Lake, he and his campmates are forced by the warden to dig holes in order to build character. What they don't know is that they are digging ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, light, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, curse, desert, disney, camp, friendship, destiny, treasure, false accusation, youth, family ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1890s, 60s, 20th century
Place: texas, latvia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them.
Style: funny, intense, feel good, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: adventure, youth, disney, parents and children, genetically altered, family, shrinking, childhood, family relations, inventor, teenager, home alone ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 136K
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: light, sweet, fairy tale, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, chick flick, teens ...
Plot: ghost, halloween, supernatural, friendship, haunted house, father daughter relationship, single father, afterlife, mischievous children, family, friends, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: maine, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.7
 568K
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: funny, humorous, light, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, chick flick, preschoolers ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, mischievous children, home alone, family, children, youth, when the parents are away, child protagonist, home invasion, precocious child, prank ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york, illinois, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Romancing the Stone (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Though she can spin wild tales of passionate romance, novelist Joan Wilder has no life of her own. Then one day adventure comes her way in the form of a mysterious package. It turns out that the parcel is the ransom she'll need to free her ...
Style: exciting, feel good, light, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, jungle, unlikely couple, opposites attract, chase, escapades, romance, map, stranded, gem, treasure map ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, future, 20th century
Place: south america, colombia, central america, new york, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 11K
Tom and Huck (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mischievous young boy, Tom Sawyer, witnesses a murder by the deadly Injun Joe. Tom becomes friends with Huckleberry Finn, a boy with no future and no family. Tom has to choose between honoring a friendship or honoring an oath because the town ...
Style: humorous, suspense, sweet, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night, family outing
Plot: disney, adventure, friendship, childhood, murder, small town, youth, family, coming of age, runaway, death, court ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
Place: missouri, mississippi, usa, alabama, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 11K
Flipper (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sandy Ricks is sent by his mom to Coral Key, a rustic island in the Florida keys, to spend the summer with his uncle Porter Ricks. Sandy dislikes everything about his new environment until a new friend comes into his life, a dolphin named Flipper, ...
Style: exciting, touching, feel good, unusual plot structure, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dolphins, coming of age, summer, childhood, animals, adventure, family, youth, friendship, destiny, adaptation, fantasy world ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, 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, sentimental, humorous, funny, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: holiday, christmas, adventure, children, home alone, snow, mischievous children, young heroes, trap, homeless, luxury hotel, robbery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, florida, chicago illinois, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two teen girls, one from the city, one from the country, try to find the hidden gold of Bear Mountain learning about friendship, loyalty and courage on the way.
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, inspirational, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens ...
Plot: friendship, adventure, treasure hunt, youth, teenage girl, family, small town, greed, gold, secrets, wilderness, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 52K
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, funny, humorous, not serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: babies and infants, mischievous children, stupidity, chase, prank, kidnapping, escapades, child abduction, farce, adventure, nothing goes right, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: humorous, funny, light, clever, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: giant, disney, inventions and discoveries, fish out of water, baby, family relations, childhood, toys, runaway, redemption, parents and children, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Teenager Angus adopts a stray dog and names him Yellow. Several days later, while travelling along the coast of British Columbia with Angus's father, John, the boy and dog become stranded when turbulent waters capsize their boat. Angus's ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, exciting, harsh ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: dog, boy dog relationship, survival, wilderness, adventure, youth, kids and family, friendship, young heroes, teenage life, parents and children, childhood ...
Place: london, british columbia, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.7
 65K
Pan (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Living a bleak existence at a London orphanage, 12-year-old Peter finds himself whisked away to the fantastical world of Neverland. Adventure awaits as he meets new friend James Hook and the warrior Tiger Lily. They must band together to save ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, stylized, serious, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: pirate, magic, childhood, fantasy world, adventure, orphan, mischievous children, heroes, child in peril, treasure hunt, flying, young heroes ...
Time: future, 1940s, 18th century, 1930s
Place: london, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 36K
Nim's Island (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates with a reclusive author of the novel she's reading.
Style: exciting, scenic, captivating, humorous, sad ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: island, adventure, little girl, young heroes, imaginary friend, family relations, exotic island, single father, scientist, agoraphobia, poacher, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, pacific ocean, singapore, patagonia, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 8K
Wild America (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three brothers - Marshall, Marty and Mark dream of becoming naturalists and portraying animal life of America. One summer their dream comes true, they travel through America, filming alligators, b ears and moose.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, intense, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: wilderness, adventure, family, alligator, betrayal, siblings relations, escapades, parents and children, family relations, coming of age, childhood, animals ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1967
Place: usa, colorado, arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.2
 11K
Catch That Kid (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Athletic 12-year-old Maddy (Kristen Stewart) shares an enthusiasm for mountain climbing with her father, Tom (Sam Robards). Unfortunately, Tom suffers a spinal injury while scaling Mount Everest, and his family is unable to afford the surgery that ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, semi serious, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: heist, adventure, bank robbery, family, disorder, family relations, heroes, teenage life, crimes, rivalry, coming of age, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
 115K
Scooby-Doo (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Mystery Inc. gang have gone their separate ways and have been apart for two years, until they each receive an invitation to Spooky Island. Not knowing that the others have also been invited, they show up and discover an amusement park that ...
Style: feel good, humorous, twist ending, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, pre-teens, family outing ...
Plot: adventure, dog, amateur detective, monster, friendship, good versus evil, mystery, chase, heroes, scooby doo, teenager, youth ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 32K
Son of Rambow (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Will Proudfoot (Bill Milner) is looking for an escape from his family's stifling home life when he encounters Lee Carter (Will Poulter), the school bully. Armed with a video camera and a copy of "Rambo: First Blood", Lee plans to make ...
Style: feel good, humorous, stylized, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: childhood, coming of age, friendship, youth, small town, teenager, school, filmmaking, family relations, children, bullying, child ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 61K
RV (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Climbing aboard their mammoth recreational vehicle for a cross-country road trip to the Colorado Rockies, the McNeive family – led by dysfunctional patriarch, Bob – prepares for the adventure of a lifetime. But spending two weeks together in one ...
Style: funny, road movie, feel good, absurd, sexy ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night, kids, chick flick
Plot: road trip, family vacation, motor home, workaholic, dysfunctional family, father daughter relationship, adventure, family relations, runaway, chase, family values, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, hawaii, usa, pasadena california, utah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 10K
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: humorous, feel good, sentimental, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: summer camp, adventure, family, high school, parent child relationship, childhood, coming of age, misfit, teenager, cheerleading, teenage life, frame up ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
Muppet Treasure Island (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After telling the story of Flint's last journey to young Jim Hawkins, Billy Bones has a heart attack and dies just as Jim and his friends are attacked by pirates. The gang escapes into the town where they hire out a boat and crew to find the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, slasher, parody, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, date night, family outing
Plot: muppets, puppet, disney, island, childhood, family, adventure, youth, ship, young heroes, pirate, sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, unusual plot structure, scary, ridiculous, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, ninja, child martial arts, family, young heroes, childhood, violence, hostage, youth, eccentric family, heroic mission, vigilantism ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 70K
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, feel good, light, sweet, sincere ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, rich and poor, children, family, friendship, wealth, butler, youth, childhood, money, teenager, when the parents are away ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.1
 13K
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, humorous, melancholic, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, love triangle, chase, youth, school, snow, mischievous children, high school, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, teenage boy ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new york state, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%