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Johnson Family Vacation (2004)
 4.4
 7K
Johnson Family Vacation (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: AAA can't help the roadside emergency that is the JOHNSON FAMILY VACATION. Even the on-board navigation system has a meltdown on Nate Johnson and his family's cross-country trek to their annual family reunion/grudge match. Reluctantly along for the ride are Nate's wife, who's only in it for the kids; their rapper-wannabe son; their teenage daughter who's fashioned herself as the next Lolita; and their youngest, whose imaginary dog Nate just can't seem to keep track of. Can the Johnsons survive each other and all the obstacles the road throws at them to make it to Caruthersville, Missouri? Can they find Missouri?
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, road movie, funny, awful, sexy, melancholic, satirical, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, youth, family relations, parents and children, family life, couples, mischievous children, disorder, nothing goes right, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, eccentric family, road trip, truck, alligator, hitchhiker, sibling rivalry, urination, flare, motorcycle cop, competition, highway travel, jackhammer, dysfunctional family, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, missouri, cross country, los angeles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, not serious and funny films with plots about disorder, family relations, parents and children, nothing goes right, dysfunctional family, brutality and runaway mostly in Comedy, Romance and Adventure genres. Some movies like Johnson Family Vacation: Grown Ups (2010), Grown Ups 2 (2013), Summer Rental (1985), Vacation (2015), A Merry Friggin' Christmas (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.0
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Grown Ups (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After their high school basketball coach passes away, five good friends and former teammates reunite for a Fourth of July holiday weekend.
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, idiotic, talky ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: reunion, vacation, friendship, family relations, eccentric family, family life, friends, disorder, children, lake or river, stupidity, arrow ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1978, 2010s
Place: usa, hawaii, new jersey
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100%
 5.4
 127K
Grown Ups 2 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The all-star comedy cast from Grown Ups returns (with some exciting new additions) for more summertime laughs. Lenny (Adam Sandler) has relocated his family back to the small town where he and his friends grew up. This time around, the grown ups are ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, couple relations, grownups, friends, social relations, family relations, disorder, family life, buddies, eccentric family, couples, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 12K
Summer Rental (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jack Chester, an overworked air traffic controller, takes his family on vacation to the beach. Things immediately start to go wrong for the Chesters, and steadily get worse. Jack ends up in a feud with a local yachtsman, and has to race him to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, road movie ...
Audience: date night
Plot: underdog, on the road, screwball, family vacation, rivalry, disorder, couples, nothing goes right, love and romance, romance, couple relations, summer vacation ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 88K
Vacation (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Hoping to bring his family closer together and to recreate his childhood vacation for his own kids, a grown up Rusty Griswold takes his wife and their two sons on a cross-country road trip to the coolest theme park in America, Walley World. Needless ...
Style: humorous, road movie, funny, idiotic, not serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, road trip, on the road, nothing goes right, vacation, parents and children, family relations, family problems, family, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, grand canyon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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A Merry Friggin' Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Boyd Mitchler and his family must spend Christmas with his estranged family of misfits. Upon realizing that he left all his son's gifts at home, he hits the road with his dad in an attempt to make the 8-hour round trip before sunrise.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: christmas, escapades, race against time, on the road, eccentric family, disorder, family relations, parents and children, family gatherings, nothing goes right, christmas present, santa claus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Moms' Night Out (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Yearning for an evening without their kids, some friends plan a night out. But to do this, their husbands need to watch the kids. What can go wrong?
Style: humorous, not serious, sentimental, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: parenthood, comedy of errors, couples, best friends, nothing goes right, parents and children, couple relations, escapades, family relations, youth, disorder, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Cleaver Family Reunion (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Members of a dysfunctional family settle their differences after a series of misadventures during their summer reunion
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, disorder, family problems, eccentric family, siblings relations, nothing goes right, family gatherings, parents and children, family relations, interracial romance, alcoholic, black american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.9
 4K
Carpool (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man with an important business meeting finds himself having to take care of the carpool for the neighborhood school children when his wife gets sick. Stopping to get donuts for the kids, things go even more awry when he finds himself a victim of a ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, sexy, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: chase, robbery, family, bus, confined, nothing goes right, parents and children, hostages, mischievous children, crimes, chases and races, comedy of errors ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Discoverers (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Washed-up history professor Lewis Birch takes his begrudging teenagers Zoe and Jack on a road trip to a conference in hopes of jumpstarting his career and reconnecting with his kids. But, when Lewis’s estranged father Stanley goes missing on a ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, road movie
Plot: on the road, dysfunctional family, self discovery, family problems, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, road trip, highway travel
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 65K
The Sitter (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Noah, is not your typical entertain-the-kids-no-matter-how-boring-it-is kind of sitter. He's reluctant to take a sitting gig; he'd rather, well, be doing anything else, especially if it involves slacking. When Noah is watching the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, harsh, talky ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: nanny, comedy of errors, disorder, youth, nothing goes right, irresponsible, escapades, mischievous children, siblings relations, slacker, on the run, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
House Party: Tonight's the Night (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A pair of high school rappers have two major goals - make music and get hot girls. The best way to get both is to throw the biggest and best house party ever! The night of the party, one of the boys is grounded by his parents, so it's up to his ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, buddies, disorder, teenage life, friends, youth, drugs/alcohol, nothing goes right
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: TV child star of the '70s, Dickie Roberts is now 35 and parking cars. Craving to regain the spotlight, he auditions for a role of a normal guy, but the director quickly sees he is anything but normal. Desperate to win the part, Dickie hires a ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, disorder, family life, youth, love and romance, artists and showbiz, parents and children, nothing goes right, underdog, actor's life, child prodigy, loser ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Death at a Funeral (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Aaron's father's funeral is today at the family home, and everything goes wrong: the funeral home delivers the wrong body, his cousin accidentally drugs her fiancé, and Aaron's successful younger brother, Ryan, flies in from New ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Plot: farce, death, eccentric family, dwarf, siblings relations, couple relations, family relations, dishonesty, family problems, disorder, death in the family, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.0
 10K
Lottery Ticket (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Kevin Carson is a young man living in the projects who has to survive a three-day weekend after his opportunistic neighbors find out he's holding a winning lottery ticket worth $370 million
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, light
Plot: life turned upside down, lottery, disorder, urban ghetto life, change of luck, nothing goes right, buddies, fortune cookie, greed, lottery winner, lottery ticket, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Good Intentions (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Meet Etta Milford. Loving Wife. Doting Mother. Armed Robber. Etta's husband constantly blows their money on make-shift inventions. When she decides to secretly take "investment" matters into her own hands - things quickly go awry! ...
Style: uplifting, offbeat, feel good, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: store, feminism, couples, disorder, small town life, family life, eccentric family, crime gone awry, lifestyle, gender, parents and children, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 40K
Vegas Vacation (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Griswold family hits the road again for a typically ill-fated vacation, this time to the glitzy mecca of slots and showgirls—Las Vegas.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, obsession, casino, farce, family relations, parents and children, nothing goes right, teenage life, dysfunctional family, desert, on the road, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Girl Most Likely (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A failed New York playwright stages a suicide in an attempt to win back her ex, only to wind up in the custody of her gambling-addict mother.
Style: humorous, talky, realistic, offbeat, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, couples, family problems, disorder, faked death, custody, family relations, unsuccessful, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, failed attempt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Madea's Big Happy Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Shirley has important news for her family, but she has five grown children with different lifestyles and finds it difficult to get them and the kids all together. So in steps Madea, the Matriarch General, to put the family's life in perspective ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: terminal illness, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, family gatherings, unfulfillment, parents and children, family relations, eccentric family, suburbs, family problems, family life
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 5.3
 6K
Clifford (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When his brother asks him to look after his young son, Clifford, Martin Daniels agrees, taking the boy into his home and introducing him to his future wife, Sarah. Clifford is fixated on the idea of visiting a famed theme park, and Martin, an ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, not serious, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: adult as child, parents and children, family, disorder, family relations, fish out of water, nothing goes right, youth, prank, kids in trouble, mischievous children, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: los angeles, hawaii, usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Madea's Big Happy Family The Play (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Shirley has important news for her family, but she has five grown children with different lifestyles and finds it difficult to get them and the kids all together. So in steps Madea, the Matriarch General, to put the family's life in perspective ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: unfulfillment, parents and children, drugs/alcohol, family relations, terminal illness, family gatherings, siblings relations, family problems, family life, suburbs, eccentric family, african american protagonist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Bikini Spring Break (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of coeds from a small conservative college break out of their shells when their marching band bus breaks down in Fort Lauderdale during Spring Break.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sexy
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: youth, teenage life, disorder, friends, out of the way, drugs/alcohol, nothing goes right, best friends, beach party, viral video, spring break, hurricane ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Eugene, a young teenage Jewish boy, recalls his memoirs of his time as an adolescent youth. He lives with his parents, his aunt, two cousins, and his brother, Stanley, whom he looks up to and admires. He goes through the hardships of puberty, sexual ...
Style: realistic, feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, family relations, siblings relations, parents and children, love and romance, eccentric family, youth, gambling, jewish, dysfunctional family, widow, masturbation ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
When Do We Eat? (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Do We Eat? is the story of the "world's fastest Passover seder" gone horribly awry. It's about an old school dad (Michael Lerner) who's as tough on his sons as his father (Jack Klugman) is on him. On this night, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, family life, eccentric family, family problems, youth, parents and children, siblings relations, couple relations, nothing goes right, prank, family gatherings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Adventures of Serial Buddies (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gregory is a devout Catholic who wants to kill evil people in order to grant them safe passage to heaven, Gary is an assembly worker at a trophy shop who wants to kill potential trophy winners, Graham is Gary's intern who will do anything to ...
Style: offbeat, realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, buddies, disorder, partners, deadly, misfit, on the road, escapades, serial killer, misfit partners, drugs/alcohol, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.2
 452
Surf Party (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: From National Lampoon, the masters of raunchy comedy, comes a summer tale of beers, babes, and bros! In the surf town of Ventura, California, JD's surf board is stolen by a surfer from Los Angeles...a crime that cannot go unpunished. Gathering ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, track down, buddies, friends, drugs/alcohol, escapades, youth, on the road, teenage life, disorder, stoners, surfing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 1K
High Road (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Directed by Matt Walsh, a co-founding member of world-renowned comedy troupe Upright Citizens Brigade, High Road showcases a totally improvised script about Glenn “Fitz” Fitzgerald (James Pumphrey), a young man whose loyalties are split among ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, alternative comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: drug dealing, crimes, drugs/alcohol, stoners, friends, disorder, buddies, couples, on the run, on the road, chases and races, drug use ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Great Outdoors (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It's vacation time for outdoorsy Chicago man Chet Ripley, along with his wife, Connie, and their two kids, Buck and Ben. But a serene weekend of fishing at a Wisconsin lakeside cabin gets crashed by Connie's obnoxious brother-in-law, Roman ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, scenic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wilderness, camp, adventure, holiday, nothing goes right, parents and children, in-laws, coming of age, friends, family relations, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.9
 44K
Tammy (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After losing her job and learning that her husband has been unfaithful, a woman hits the road with her profane, hard-drinking grandmother.
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, road movie ...
Plot: on the road, disorder, wild ride, family relations, unemployment, unfulfillment, down on your luck, nothing goes right, escapades, road trip, car, alcoholic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.8
 819
Pool Party (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It's your standard guy-fails-bar-exam-loses-girlfriend-works-for-a-lunatic-and-is-stalked-by-a-monkey-clown story ...with a twist.
Style: sexy, not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: looking for sex, boss and employee, chaos and mayhem, lifestyle, couples, buddies, disorder, drugs/alcohol, sexual relations, workplace, youth, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.9
 6K
Expelled (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Felix (Cameron Dallas) is a legendary prankster who gets expelled from his high school and, with his friend’s help, stops at nothing to hide it from his parents.
Style: witty, realistic, humorous, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, high school life, teenage life, youth, coming of age, friends, prankster, disorder, siblings relations, school expulsion, power relations, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%