Movies like Home Alone

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Home Alone (1990)
 7.5
 402K
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, funny, light, entertaining, exciting, realistic, sentimental, clever, scary ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, family, holiday, when the parents are away, crime gone awry, home alone, young heroes, danger, precocious child, neighbor, kids and family, prank, child protagonist, vacation, one man army, child in peril, petty criminal, youth, disorder, child's point of view, robbery, little boy, chases and races, attic ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, france, illinois, chicago illinois, paris france, america, 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 melancholic films with plots about family, disorder, youth, chase, dialogue, runaway and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Family and Crime genres. Some movies like Home Alone: Dennis the Menace (1993), Problem Child (1990), 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, home alone, home invasion, young heroes, danger, trap, snow ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 94K
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 alone, home invasion, burglar, little boy, family, weatherman, holiday, black market, nothing goes right, suburbs, mischievous children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: not serious, feel good, humorous, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: mischievous children, family, prank, friendship, nothing goes right, neighbor, runaway, criminal, when the parents are away, suburbs, parents and children, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 2.6
 30K
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: chase, rescue, misfit, nothing goes right, family, mischievous children, estate, father, house, fight, alone, young heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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 5.3
 26K
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, parents and children, friends, best friends, chase, runaway, serial killer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 58K
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, light, sincere, sweet, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: youth, family, adventure, friendship, rich and poor, when the parents are away, missing person, mischievous children, cons and scams, wealth, conspiracy, betrayal ...
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: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family in danger, heroes, 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
 40K
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, kidnapping, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, mischievous children, danger, disorder, fish out of water, chase, young heroes, escapades, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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, 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 ⇓
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, pre-teens, kids, 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, suburbs, nothing goes right, family, dishonesty, youth, disorder, aging, save the day, parents and children, cons and scams, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 4.9
 20K
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 ⇓
100%
 6.4
 47K
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, factory, disorder, exterminator, family, auction, house, chaos, trap, nothing goes right, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 98K
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, fantasy world, family, good versus evil, kidnapping, danger, escapades, mad scientist, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, toy, santa claus, holiday, family, jealousy, fish out of water, suburbs, race against time, christmas party, puppet, toys ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 19K
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: sentimental, touching, humorous, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick, teens
Plot: orphan, family, daughter, cons and scams, friendship, urban, rich and poor, little girl, society, school, hugging, single father ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.6
 59K
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, humorous, sweet, sincere, funny ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, dog, puppy, pets, parents and children, nothing goes right, family life, animal rescue, rescue, saint bernard dog, suburbs, anti heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ 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, competition, mischievous children, siblings relations, family, when the parents are away, youth, family relations, disorder, young heroes, escapades, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, feel good, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, family, buddies, group of friends, running, mischievous children, parents and children, nothing goes right, youth, family relations, disorder, friends ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, not serious, feel good, 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 ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, holiday, childhood, chinese restaurant, essay, snow, small town, love and romance, family, obsession, bully, parents and children ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, feel good, funny, satirical, semi serious ...
Plot: christmas eve, family, christmas party, holiday, suburban life, christmas, family gatherings, nothing goes right, parents and children, disorder, family life, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: latin america, peru, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, new job, aspiring actor, chaos, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, manhattan new york city, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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 gone awry, crime, aging, going straight, parents and children, eccentric family, family gatherings, criminal heroes, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, humorous, realistic, 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 ⇓
23%
Life with Mikey (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Michael Chapman was once a child TV star. But when he grew up, he couldn't get work. So he and his brother, Ed start their own talent agency that specializes in child acts. They can't seem to find the next big thing and they have to deal ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: precocious child, tv commercial, christmas, talent agent, family, actor's life, single parent, child star, friendship, artists and showbiz, mischievous children, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, future, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.6
 58K
Daddy Day Care (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two men get laid off and have to become stay-at-home dads when they can't find jobs, which inspires them to open their own day-care center.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: children, farce, fish out of water, family, unemployment, goofy hero, mischievous children, nothing goes right, disorder, success, workplace situations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kindergarten, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Parental Guidance (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Artie and Diane agree to look after their three grandkids when their type-A helicopter parents need to leave town for work. Problems arise when the kids' 21st-century behavior collides with Artie and Diane's old-school methods.
Style: humorous, not serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, punishment, chores, children, baseball, eccentric family, elderly, house, family relations, golden years, mischievous children, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, football movie, satirical ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: family, mischievous children, prank, kids and family, friendship, high school, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, child as adult, eccentric family, high school life, when the parents are away ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 90s, 1990s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, disorder, monster, fish out of water, dishonesty, social relations, rescue ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%