Movies like Home Alone

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Home Alone (1990)
 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 ready to defend his territory. By planting booby traps galore, adorably mischievous Kevin stands his ground as his frantic mother attempts to race home before.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, funny, entertaining, exciting, realistic, sentimental, suspense, idiotic ...
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, home invasion, vacation, chases and races, youth, petty criminal, disorder, robbery, one man army, child in peril, kids and family, attic, child protagonist, child's point of view ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, illinois, america, france, chicago illinois, paris france, new york

Most similar movies to Home Alone

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, realistic and light films with plots about family, disorder, youth, chase, family relations, children and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Family and Crime genres. Some movies like Home Alone: Problem Child (1990), Dennis the Menace (1993), Richie Rich (1994), Home Alone: The Holiday Heist (2012), Baby's Day Out (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ⇓
100%
 4.4
 89K
Home Alone 3 (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 9-year-old Alex Pruitt is home alone with the chicken pox. Turns out, due to a mix-up among nefarious spies, Alex was given a toy car concealing a top-secret microchip. Now Alex must fend off the spies as they try break into his house to get it back.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, home invasion, home alone, burglar, little boy, family, weatherman, holiday, black market, nothing goes right, mischievous children, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.3
 25K
Problem Child (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Ben Healy (John Ritter) and his social climbing wife Flo adopt Junior a fun-loving seven year old. But they soon discover he's a little monster as he turns a camping trip, a birthday party and even a baseball game into comic nightmares. But is ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, feel good, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: mischievous children, adoption, disorder, kidnapping, troublemaker, orphanage, friends, parents and children, best friends, friendship, chase, runaway ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.5
 28K
Home Alone 4 (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Kevin McCallister's parents have split up. Now living with his mom, he decides to spend Christmas with his dad at the mansion of his father's rich girlfriend, Natalie. Meanwhile robber Marv Merchants, one of the villains from the first two ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: misfit, chase, rescue, nothing goes right, estate, mischievous children, family, fight, house, father, alone, young heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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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 ⇓
88%
 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 ⇓
100%
Home Alone: The Holiday Heist (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 8-year-old Finn who is terrified to learn his family is relocating from sunny California to Maine in the scariest house he has ever seen! Convinced that his new house is haunted, Finn sets up a series of elaborate traps to catch the “ghost” in ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: heroes, family in danger, mischievous children, young heroes, family, crime gone awry, when the parents are away, nothing goes right, danger, youth, disorder, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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 ⇓
71%
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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 ⇓
83%
The Spy Next Door (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Former CIA spy Bob Ho takes on his toughest assignment to date: looking after his girlfriend's three kids, who haven't exactly warmed to their mom's beau. And when one of the youngsters accidentally downloads a top-secret formula, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: nanny, secret agents, martial arts, mischievous children, undercover, family, when the parents are away, spy, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, family relations, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 ⇓
80%
 6.4
 46K
Mousehunt (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Down-on-their luck brothers, Lars and Ernie Smuntz, aren't happy with the crumbling old mansion they inherit... until they discover the estate is worth millions. Before they can cash in, they have to rid the house of it's single, stubborn ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: inheritance, mouse, disorder, factory, exterminator, family, auction, house, chaos, trap, nothing goes right, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 96K
Spy Kids (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Carmen and Juni think their parents are boring. Little do they know that in their day, Gregorio and Ingrid Cortez were the top secret agents from their respective countries. They gave up that life to raise their children. Now, the disappearances of ...
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, light, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, heroic mission, rescue, family, good versus evil, kidnapping, danger, escapades, mad scientist, chase, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 18K
Curly Sue (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bill Dancer and his young companion Curly Sue are the classic homeless folks with hearts of gold. Their scams are aimed not at turning a profit, but at getting enough to eat. When they scam the rich and beautiful Grey Ellison into believing she ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: orphan, family, rich and poor, daughter, cons and scams, friendship, lawyer, little girl, urban, school, hugging, single father ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Jingle All the Way (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Meet Howard Langston, a salesman for a mattress company is constantly busy at his job, and he also constantly disappoints his son, after he misses his son's karate exposition, his son tells Howard that he wants for Christmas is an action figure ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, satirical ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: christmas, jealousy, santa claus, toy, holiday, family, fish out of water, suburbs, race against time, christmas party, puppet, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Third-grader Judy Moody sets out to have the most thrilling summer of her life.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: summer vacation, mischievous children, siblings relations, family, when the parents are away, youth, family relations, disorder, young heroes, escapades, heroes, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 57K
Beethoven (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Newton family live in their comfortable home, but there seems to something missing. This "hole" is filled by a small puppy, who walks into their home and their lives. Beethoven, as he is named, grows into a giant of a dog... a St ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: pets, family, saint bernard dog, puppy, rescue, anti heroes, suburbs, heroes, disorder, dog, mischievous children, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Little Rascals (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Spanky, Alfalfa, Buckwheat, and the other characters made famous in the Our Gang shorts of the 1920s and 1930s are brought back to life in this nostalgic children's comedy. When Alfalfa starts to question his devotion to the club's ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, mischievous children, family, buddies, running, group of friends, parents and children, nothing goes right, youth, family relations, disorder, friends ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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A Christmas Story (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The comic mishaps and adventures of a young boy named Ralph, trying to convince his parents, teachers, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift for the 1940s.
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, holiday, love and romance, childhood, snow, chinese restaurant, essay, small town, family, obsession, bully, parents and children ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Ernest Saves Christmas (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Santa Claus decides to retire and pass on his magic bag of Christmas surprises to a new Saint Nick, he enlists the aid of a hilarious assortment of characters. A perky teen runaway and hapless taxi driver Ernest P. Worrell must convince a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, offbeat, surprise ending ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: holiday, family, nothing goes right, fish out of water, goofy hero, mad scientist, mischievous children, odd couple, prank, save the day, eccentric family, christmas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.9
 19K
Deck the Halls (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two neighbors have it out after one of them decorates his house for the holidays so brightly that it can be seen from space.
Style: humorous, feel good, dark humor, light, funny ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, neighbor, family, rivalry, small town, parents and children, social relations, suburbs, couple relations, feud, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, massachusetts, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
A Christmas Story 2 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The original traditional one-hundred-percent red-blooded two-fisted all-american christmas continues five years later with Ralphie, Randy mom and the old man. This time Ralphie has his eyes fixed on a car. But trouble is sure to follow.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, uplifting
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: friendship, family life, family, small town, holiday, teenage life, youth, friends, disorder, mischievous children, parents and children, americana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Baker brood moves to Chicago after patriarch Tom gets a job coaching football at Northwestern University, forcing his writer wife, Mary, and the couple's 12 children to make a major adjustment. The transition works well until work demands ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, parents and children, chaos and mayhem, siblings relations, nothing goes right, children, prank, husband wife relationship, aspiring actor, new job, chaos, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Christmas with the Kranks (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Luther Krank is fed up with the commerciality of Christmas; he decides to skip the holiday and go on a vacation with his wife instead. But when his daughter decides at the last minute to come home, he must put together a holiday celebration.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, witty, idiotic ...
Plot: christmas, suburban life, christmas party, christmas eve, christmas tree, holiday, family, couple relations, suburbs, parents and children, family gatherings, when the parents are away ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: latin america, peru, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Greg Heffley is headed for big things, but first he has to survive the scariest, most humiliating experience of any kid’s life – middle school! That won’t be easy, considering he’s surrounded by hairy-freckled morons, wedgie-loving bullies ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, talky, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: high school life, middle school, popularity, diary, coming of age, peer pressure, child protagonist, brother brother relationship, friendship between boys, bully, humiliation, fat boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, guatemala, kindergarten, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville. In Whoville, live the Whos, an almost mutated sort of Munchkin-like people. All the Whos love Christmas, yet just outside of their beloved Whoville lives the Grinch. The Grinch is a nasty ...
Style: humorous, fairy tale, funny, light, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, imaginary kingdom, village, holiday, redemption, social misfits, kids and family, disorder, monster, fish out of water, dishonesty, social relations ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's Christmas time and the Griswolds are preparing for a family seasonal celebration, but things never run smoothly for Clark, his wife Ellen and their two kids. Clark's continual bad luck is worsened by his obnoxious family guests, but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: christmas, parents and children, holiday, family dinner, nothing goes right, eccentric family, neighbor, farce, family gatherings, down on your luck, family, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
10%
Getting Even with Dad (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Ray, an ex-con and widower, is planning a coin heist with two accomplices to help him to buy his own bakery. However, he doesn't expect his son Timmy, who was living with Ray's sister, to show up at the house right in the middle of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, surreal ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, single parent, heist, crime, crime gone awry, aging, going straight, parents and children, eccentric family, family gatherings, criminal heroes, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 102K
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: feel good, humorous, sweet, sentimental, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, friendship, afterlife, supernatural, family, danger, friends, mischievous children, halloween, palaces castles and temples, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new england, usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Babysitters Beware (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Seven-year-old Danny Parker is a good kid who loves his parents. But they have to go out on business dinners all the time, leaving him stuck with a sitter. It's not so bad when it's his favorite babysitter, Janelle but he also gets stuck ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, nanny, family, youth, family relations, disorder, young heroes, parents and children, when the parents are away, friends, father son relationship, boy
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%