Movies and TV shows like The Growing Pains Movie

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The Growing Pains Movie (2000)
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The Growing Pains Movie (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
TV show
Story: "The Growing Pains Movie" is the first of two reunion movies based on the sitcom "Growing Pains". When the Seaver family reunites in Washington, D.C., to celebrate Jason (Alan Thicke) and Maggie's (Joanna Kerns) 30th wedding anniversary, Maggie startles everyone when she announces her plans to run for a congress.
Plot: election campaign, politics, political candidate, political campaign, campaigning
Place: washington d.c.

Most similar movies to The Growing Pains Movie

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and realistic films and TV series with plots about family, youth, family relations, society, politics, friends and hopes mostly in Comedy, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like The Growing Pains Movie: Growing Pains (1985), Grassroots (2012), The Best Laid Plans (2014), Running Mates (1992), Selma, Lord, Selma (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Growing Pains (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Growing Pains is an American television sitcom about an affluent family, residing in Huntington, Long Island, New York, with a working mother and a stay-at-home psychiatrist father raising three children together, which aired on ABC from September ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, family relations, society, love and romance, youth, parents and children, family life, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, suburban life, siblings relations, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, long island, usa
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Grassroots (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Grant Cogswell, a liberal music critic decides to run for city council against a popular black incumbent and is assisted by a reporter who recently lost his job. Initially given no chance, things turn dark when Cogswell makes it into the general ...
Style: semi serious, witty, realistic, humorous, biting ...
Plot: satire, ambition, campaign, friends, unemployment, politics, against the odds, society, election campaign, political campaign, campaigning, underdog ...
Time: 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Best Laid Plans (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 266 min.
TV show
Story: Disillusioned with the grinding cynicism of Canadian federal politics, speechwriter Daniel Addison finally has enough when he catches his girlfriend going down on his politician boss. Unfortunately, the party's chief political wonk strongarms ...
Plot: politics, engineer, retirement home, political satire, political candidate, social media, political party, canadian stereotype, english class, professor, bondage, cynicism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Running Mates (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A story of longtime love finally coming to fruition, former captain of the high school football team Ed Harris meets up with his high school crush Diane Keaton years after high school. He is a successful U.S. senator running for president and ...
Plot: satire, campaigning, campaign, candidate, political satire, senator, election, scandal, presidential election, politician, politics, presidential campaign ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Selma, Lord, Selma (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
TV show
Story: In 1965 Alabama, an 11 year old girl (Jurnee Smollett) is touched by a speech by Martin Luther King, Jr. (Clifton Powell) and becomes a devout follower. But her resolution is tested when she joins others in the famed march from Selma to Montgomery. ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, uplifting, touching, emotional ...
Plot: interracial relations, racism, life is a bitch, coming of age, society, youth, hopes, politics, human spirit, discrimination, social decay, uncover truth ...
Time: 60s, year 1965, 1960s
Place: alabama, usa
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50%
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Running Mates (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A governor running for President gets revealed to be a serial philanderer.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspense, biting ...
Plot: campaign, politics, fighting the system, ambition, lifestyle, rise to the top, democrat, political intrigue, love affair, workplace, head of state, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, michigan, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.0
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Bob Roberts (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mock documentary about an upstart candidate for the U.S. Senate written and directed by actor Tim Robbins. Bob Roberts is a folksinger with a difference: He offers tunes that protest welfare chiselers, liberal whining, and the like. As the ...
Style: witty, cynical, humorous, political comedy, talky ...
Plot: political satire, republican, election campaign, politics, assassination attempt, political campaign, senator, conservative, manipulation, journalism, society, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new york, nicaragua
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.5
 20K
The Politician (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Payton has known since childhood that he's going to be president. First he'll have to navigate the most treacherous political landscape: high school.
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, exciting, thought provoking
Plot: political intrigue, political campaign, politics, interracial sex, class differences, wealth, stupidity, intrigue, press conference, debate, teenager, gay ...
Place: california, new york state, new york
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44%
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Sabrina, Down Under (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Sabrina and her friend Gwen, while on vacation at Australia's Great Barrier Reef, try to save a secret mermaid colony who's habitat is threatened by ocean pollution.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: hereditary gift of witchcraft, teenage life, family, love and romance, best friends, save the day, youth, imaginary, ocean, teenage love, fall in love, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Sabrina Goes to Rome (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Sabrina goes to Rome, with Salem stowaway-ed in her backpack, to free her 16th-century aunt Sophia who was banished for divulging her powers to a non-witch.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Plot: witch, hereditary gift of witchcraft, youth, love and romance, supernatural, teenage life, fall in love, curses spells and rituals, supernatural romance, supernatural ability, wizards and magicians, go public ...
Time: 16th century
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Alpha House (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Four Republican senators share the same D.C. house rental, and face re-election battles, looming indictments, and parties -- all with a sense of humor.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: politics, u.s. senator, political satire, senator, politician, american politics, danger, world politics, mentor, satire
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Irresistible (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Democratic political consultant helps a retired Marine colonel run for mayor in a small, conservative Wisconsin town.
Style: twist ending, political, twists and turns
Plot: election campaign, mayor, political satire, usa politics, village life, small town, time jump, budweiser, tv news, whispering, nun, american politics ...
Time: year 2016
Place: wisconsin
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37%
My Date with the President's Daughter (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Duncan Fletcher is an average teenager in search of a date to his school's spring dance. While at the mall with his friends, he meets a girl, Hallie, who just happens to be the daughter of the President of the United States, George Richmond. ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: teens, pre-teens, date night
Plot: state affairs, family relations, parents and children, white house, date, dating, fish out of water, looking for love, unlikely couple, hidden identity, disorder, wooing ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Linc's (1998)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Linc's is an American comedy-drama based in a bar in Washington D.C.. The series starred Steven Williams, Pam Grier and Golden Brooks, and aired on Showtime for two seasons from 1998 to 2000 before being cancelled. After cancellation, it was ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: bar, politics, society, workplace, workplace situations, boss and employee, social relations, girlfriend, alcohol, discussion, controversy, customer ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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G.B.H. (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 567 min.
TV show
Story: The epic – and sometimes hilarious – story of the madness of power, and how it affects the lives of two men.
Plot: director, politics, british politics, nudity (full frontal - brief), strike, female nudity, school, city council, socialism
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Annie (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Eleven-year-old Annie has been living in an orphanage her whole life run by cruel Miss Hannigan. After unsuccessful escape attempts, Grace Farrell comes to take the child home to live two weeks with billionaire Oliver Warbucks during Christmas.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: adoption, orphan, friendship, family relations, disorder, friends, cons and scams, show tunes, family, follow your dream, youth, dishonesty ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: new york, usa, punjab
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Wizards of Waverly Place (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Alex, Justin and Max Russo are not your ordinary kids - they're wizards in training! While their parents run the Waverly Sub Station, the siblings struggle to balance their ordinary lives while learning to master their extraordinary powers.
Style: feel good, stylized, not serious, humorous, parody
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, witch, supernatural ability, wizards and magicians, teenager, high school, brother brother relationship, teenage girl, youth, family relations, supernatural, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Angels in the Infield (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
TV show
Story: When Eddie Everett was a rookie in 1992, he led the California Angels to the American League Championship Series, where they played the Boston Red Sox. When a rookie playing for the Red Sox hits a ground ball to Everett, he bobbles it and is unable ...
Plot: angel, baseball, devil, ballet, baseball movie, sport team, father daughter relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Geppetto (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: When a man wishes for a son, he learns what it means to be a father.
Style: stylized, feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: puppet, mischievous children, young heroes, family relations, friendship, parents and children, child in peril, escapades, family, youth, miraculous event, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Miracle at Midnight (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Doris soon was out of the Nazi's hands and met up with her family.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, emotional, disturbing ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, anti semitism, life is a bitch, heroes, war, confined, society, against humanity, escapades, danger, wartime life ...
Place: denmark, europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Ruby Bridges (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
TV show
Story: The true story of Ruby Bridges, an African-American girl who, in 1960 at age 6, helped to integrate the all-white schools of New Orleans. Although she was the only black girl to come to the school she was sent to, (and since all the white mothers ...
Style: thought provoking, uplifting, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: school, interracial relations, racism, youth, lifestyle, dedicated educator, society, injustice, urban ghetto, beach, power relations, ambition ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Saintly Switch (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
Story: The story is about a married couplewith children on the verge of divorce. Their imminent divorce, like many, is due to their mutual lack of respect and compassion for each other and the effect it has on their children. When the family makes a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: family relations, body swapping, switching roles, society, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, midlife crisis, family life, eccentric family, couple relations, youth, battle of the sexes ...
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Garbage Picking Field Goal Kicking Philadelphia Phenomenon (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
TV show
Story: A Philadelphia garbageman is discovered by the Philadelphia Eagles and signed by them to become a kicker.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: american football, contests and competitions, family, athlete's life, underdog, ambition, sport team, power relations, family relations, hopes, rivalry, sport ...
Time: 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Once Upon a Mattress (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Queen Aggravain has ruled that none may marry until her son, Prince Dauntless marries. However, she has managed to sabotage every princess that come along. When Sir Harry and Lady Larken learn that they are going to be parents, wed or not, he goes ...
Style: captivating, feel good, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night, date night
Plot: true love, imaginary kingdom, love and romance, romance, couples, family relations, parents and children, wooing, royal family, prince, princess, marriage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Miracle Worker (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
TV show
Story: Devoted teacher Anne Sullivan (Alison Elliott) leads deaf, blind and mute Helen Keller (Hallie Kate Eisenberg) out of solitude and helps integrate her into the world.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: mute or deaf, disability, dedicated educator, human spirit, blindness and impaired vision, lifestyle, teachers and students, teacher student relationship, youth, misfit, family, hopes ...
Time: 90s
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35%
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Safety Patrol (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
TV show
Story: Scout Bozell has always dreamt of being on his school's Safety Patrol. The only reason he cannot join is because he is very clumsy. He's sent to another school because his old school would not let him become part of their Safety Patrol. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: school, family, disorder, power relations, obsession, teachers and students, frame up, cons and scams, high school, high school life, goofy hero, dedicated educator ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Princess of Thieves (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
Story: Sherwood forest has a courageous new hero - Gwyn, the daughter of Robin Hood. Possessing the cunning skills of her legendary father and the beauty and intelligence of her mother Maid Marian, Gwyn is anxious to follow in her father's footsteps. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, tense, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: tough girl, robin hood, good versus evil, heroes, rescue, folk hero, adventure, royal family, heroine, dishonesty, assassination, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Tower of Terror (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: A disgraced reporter investigates an abandoned luxury hotel where five people mysteriously disappeared sixty years earlier.
Style: serious, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns
Audience: horror for children
Plot: elevator, ghost, hotel, hollywood, supernatural, halloween, danger, supernatural ability, media, journalism, family problems, rivalry ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Toothless (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
TV show
Story: A female dentist is cast into limbo after her death in an accident and is given the assignment to act as the Tooth Fairy as her action to be admitted into heaven.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: afterlife, dentist, supernatural, hopes, friendship, family life, romance, young heroes, family, youth, heroes, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Oliver Twist (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
TV show
Story: Charles Dickens' classical story about the young orphan boy in 1837 England is again re-filmed in grand fashion. Richard Dreyfuss portrays Fagin, the unscrupulous leader of the young pick-pockets Oliver (Alex Trench) initially falls in with ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, touching, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, youth, young heroes, coming of age, crimes, family, gang, danger, society, life is a bitch, friends, kidnapping ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1830s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%