Movies like Finn on the Fly

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Finn on the Fly (2008)
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Finn on the Fly (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: FINN ON THE FLY is a madcap comedy filled with wild chases, mistaken identity and young romance.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mad scientist, friendship, experiment gone awry, mischievous children, family, family relations, misfit, pets, getting home, animal life, escapades, disorder, boy and dog, transformation, science runs amok, genetic engineering, friends, reincarnation, dog, anthropomorphism, female scientist, babe scientist, evil scientist, evil corporation
Time: 21st century, contemporary

Most similar movies to Finn on the Fly

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and light films with plots about family, disorder, friends, family relations, dog, pets and youth mostly in Family, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Finn on the Fly: Bailey's Billion$ (2005), I Heart Shakey (2012), Pudsey the Dog: The Movie (2014), Barney's Animal ABCs (2008), Beethoven's Big Break (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bailey's Billion$ (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sweet and savvy talking golden retriever, Bailey, is one doggone lucky pooch when his devoted owner, Constance Pennington, leaves him her entire billion-dollar fortune. Bailey is lucky, that is, until he becomes the target of an elaborately-designed ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: talking dog, inheritance, friendship, pets, danger, mischievous children, rescue, animal life, cons and scams, getting home, family relations, dog ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.8
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I Heart Shakey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shakey is a family film about a 35-year-old widower named J.T. O'Neil, his precocious 10-year-old daughter and their devoted mutt Shakey. After moving from a small town to Chicago and missing the fine print in their rental contract, J.T. is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, family relations, parents and children, friends, pets, disorder, youth, mischievous children, dog, friendship, escapades, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Pudsey the Dog: The Movie (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A heartwarming, quintessentially British adventure for all the family, PUDSEY THE DOG: THE MOVIE follows cheeky London stray dog, Pudsey, who is quite happy being a lone ranger, looking out for number one, until he meets siblings Molly (Izzy ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: save the day, pets, friendship, social relations, animal life, village, family, disorder, village life, dog, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Barney's Animal ABCs (2008)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Barney and his friends are playing a game and finding an animal for each letter of the alphabet, and everyone is excited to give it a try.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, educational, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers
Plot: friendship, youth, escapades, misfit, disorder, animal life, animal that acts human, friends, family, tyrannosaurus rex, kids and family, song
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Beethoven's Big Break (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Eddie, a struggling animal trainer and single dad suddenly finds himself the personal wrangler for a large and lovable St. Bernard whose fabulous movie "audition" catapults the dog to stardom. However, a trio of unscrupulous ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: filmmaking, pets, dog, disorder, danger, rescue, fish out of water, hollywood, adventure, odd couple, mischievous children, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Dr. Dolittle 3 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lisa Dolittle sends her daughter to 'Durango', a Dude Ranch, to find herself. While there, she uses her talent to talk to the animals in order to save Durango from being taken over by a neighboring Ranch.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: animals, pets, animal life, friends, family life, family relations, family, partners, imaginary, teenage life, disorder, misfit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Monkey in the Middle (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chris has just moved to the East Coast, and already his workaholic father is encouraging him to make new friends. Luckily football (soccer) practice is starting up, and Chris meets a few kids on the team-including his cute neighbor Mara. When Mara ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, mischievous children, friendship, disorder, youth, family, single parent, animal life, friends, coming of age
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Beethoven's 4th (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The family is pleasantly surprised and puzzled when Beethoven suddenly becomes obedient. Turns out it's a prince and the pauper scenario, with the real Beethoven now living with a pompous rich family.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, kids
Plot: family relations, dog, youth, fish out of water, parents and children, mistaken identity, disorder, animal life, escapades, partners, pets, mischievous children ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Cool Dog (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jimmy lives in the tranquil town of Eagle Rock, Louisiana, with his father, stepmother and his best friend Rainy, a German Shepherd. When Jimmy's father gets a promotion, the family must relocate to an apartment in New York City that has a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: forceful separation, pets, on the road, friendship, save the day, disorder, family life, road trip, dog movie, farce, silly humor, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, nanny, when the parents are away, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder, little boy, save the day, friendship, rivalry, youth, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Maya Dolittle (Kyla Pratt) is back in a heartwarming adventure of presidential proportions! Maya's dream of going to vet school is put on hold when she gets a call from the president of the United States. It seems the First Dog is out of ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: veterinarian, animals, danger, escapades, pets, save the day, silly humor, animal life, disorder, imaginary, race against time, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Marley & Me: The Puppy Years (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fall into puppy love with “the world’s worst dog”, who now has a frisky voice and an attitude to match. Join Marley for his mischievous puppy years, as he and his summer pal, Bodie Grogan, wreak havoc on a neighborhood dog contest. Marley ...
Style: sentimental, exciting, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, pets, puppy, talking dog, family, nothing goes right, chaos and mayhem, teenage life, friends, family relations, youth, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Abner, the Invisible Dog (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bullied teen stumbles into possession of a top-secret government formula that turns his dog invisible and gives it the power of speech.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, friendship, pets, family, suburbs, youth, birthday, invisibility, when the parents are away, disorder, friends, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.4
 227
Cinnamon (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: University professor Madeline Walters isn’t doing too well in the dating game. Good men are hard to find, so she’s happy spending time with her Maltese puppy Cinnamon, and her precocious teenage daughter Chloe.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pets, save the day, talking dog, animal life, family relations, fall in love, parents and children, nothing goes right, single parent, christmas, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Little Rascals Save the Day (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Little Rascals are back in an all-new movie! Join the fun with Spanky, Alfalfa, Darla, Buckwheat, Petey the dog and the whole gang as they are up to their usual mischief! The Rascals try anything to raise the money needed to save their ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: children, friends, save the day, family, family relations, gang, taxi, disorder, youth, goofy hero, eccentric family, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Beethoven's 3rd (2000)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Everyone's favorite St. Bernard returns in this family film about man's best friend. Richard Newton, his wife Beth and kids Brennan and Sara shove off in their camper for a road trip. Along the way, they gain a new passenger: slobbery ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, pets, family life, disorder, escapades, reunion, parents and children, silly humor, nothing goes right, family, mischievous children, dog ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.4
 18K
The Shaggy Dog (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The tale of a workaholic dad-turned-dog who finds that being man's best friend shows him the most important job - being a great dad.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: human becomes animal, family, dog, human becoming an animal, experiment gone awry, pets, transformation, disorder, parents and children, genetic engineering, family life, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.1
 311
Golden Winter (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A runaway boy befriends a pack of homeless puppies. Together, they stop a bank robbery and find a family to adopt them all.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: heist, golden retriever, friendship, family, crimes, youth, disorder, christmas, dog, friends, family relations, talking dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Chestnut: Hero of Central Park (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Ray and Sal, two orphaned sisters, adopt and hide a Great Dane puppy from their two adopted parents living in a luxury downtown New York apartment that expressely forbids dogs.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, human animal relationship, family life, mischievous children, pets, youth, animal life, disorder, parents and children, reincarnation, adoption, siblings relations ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Bannister family including former K-9 police hero Zeus (voiced by Mario López) is back, and this time they're spending their holidays at a beautiful Rocky Mountain resort. But toss in an unexpected visit from cocky Uncle Randy (Casper Van ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, light
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: save the day, family, animal life, pets, family relations, dog, christmas, christmas movie, destiny, adventure, love, holiday ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Rusty: A Dog's Tale (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two orphans named Jory and Tess live with their grandparents. However, their cousins Bart and Bertha try to take them away because the two kids have trust funds from their dead parents. When Bart and Bertha kidnap the newborn puppies, Rusty the dog ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, rescue, child custody, dog, escapades, getting home, youth, adventure, misfit, anti hero, disorder, animal life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Dr. Dolittle: The Final (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Maya Dolittle can talk to animals. She gets discovered and Tiffany Monaco, a Hollywood star, brings her to L.A. to help her little puppy, who turns out to be a boy.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: hollywood, pets, showbiz, animal life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, celebrity culture, family, follow your dream, disorder, dog, anti hero ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: humorous, feel good, light, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: christmas, family life, eccentric family, family, youth, holiday, teaching the ways of the world, love, society, adventure, destiny, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Treasure Buddies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Disney's irresistible talking puppies are back in an all-new movie that takes them halfway across the world to the ruins of ancient Egypt. With the help of some exotic new friends, this epic adventure is a treasure trove of pure Buddy fun. In a ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, adventure, animal life, friendship, young heroes, save the day, treasure hunt, escapades, danger, uninhibited rivalry, legends and myths, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Beethoven's Treasure Tail (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After everyone's favorite St. Bernard gets fired from a movie, Beethoven begins the long journey home with his trainer, Eddie. On their way, they become stranded in a small coastal town where the beloved canine befriends a young boy who is ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, save the day, pets, treasure hunt, youth, animal life, danger, family, escapades, pirate, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.6
 527
Switchmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: All Ira Finkelstein wants for Christmas is...Christmas. Unfortunately, his parents are sending him to Florida to be with his Grandparents. Ira's spirit soars as he manages to land in Christmas Town, USA, instead.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, follow your dream, disorder, mischievous children, youth, switching roles, parents and children, family relations, friends, family, hopes, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.3
 14K
Marmaduke (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When Phil and Debbie Winslow relocate from their native Kansas to the sunny climes of Orange County, their big-hearted, havoc-wreaking Great Dane gets a taste of the dog's life, California-style.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, entertaining
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: talking dog, husky dog, talking cat, german shepherd, suburbs, fish out of water, family, pets, animal life, disorder, family relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.6
 461
Step Dogs (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a pampered Hollywood pooch is sent up to North to live with a wise cracking farm-mutt, all leashes are off.
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family, family life, kidnapping, farce, family relations, youth, crimes, siblings relations, when the parents are away, talking dog, dog, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Kids Who Saved Summer (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A group of youngsters trying to save their playground from an unscrupulous developer who wants to build a factory there.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, family relations, disorder, friends, family life, family, mischievous children, youth, factory, friendship, park, deception ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While trying to avoid an obsessed girl, rocker Drake Parker meets a young girl, who makes him promise to give her family the best Christmas ever. Later, at the Premiere's first ever Christmas party, a group of teens start to make trouble. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: comedy of errors, mischievous children, nothing goes right, lifestyle, youth, family, family relations, step siblings, teenage life, siblings relations, friends, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%