Movies like The Kid

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The Kid (2000)
 6.1
 43K
The Kid (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Powerful businessman Russ Duritz is self-absorbed and immersed in his work. But by the magic of the moon, he meets Rusty, a chubby, charming 8-year-old version of himself who can't believe he could turn out so badly -- with no life and no dog. With Rusty's help, Russ is able to reconcile the person he used to dream of being with the man he's actually become.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, inspirational, sweet, entertaining, melancholic, semi serious, funny, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, indifference, disney, youth, family, unfulfillment, supernatural, bullying, happy ending, redemption, cynic, father son estrangement, friends, introspection, estrangement, hopes, adventure, magic, time, childhood, midlife crisis, father son relationship, little boy, childhood memory, changing the past or future ...
Time: future, 60s, 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, year 1968 ...
Place: california, los angeles, usa

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Most similar movies to The Kid

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, sweet and semi serious films with plots about life philosophy, destiny, mentor, fantasy world, family, first contact and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Kid: Matilda (1996), The Santa Clause 2 (2002), Angels in the Outfield (1994), Bogus (1996), The Shaggy Dog (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.9
 154K
Matilda (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An extraordinarily intelligent young girl from a cruel and uncaring family discovers she possesses telekinetic powers and is sent off to a school headed by a tyrannical principal.
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, touching, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, school, supernatural ability, children, adoption, adventure, teachers and students, family, young heroes, dysfunctional family, parents and children, telekinesis ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Santa Clause 2 (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Better watch out! The big guy in red is coming to town once again. This time, Scott Calvin -- also known as Santa Claus -- finds out there's an obscure clause in his contract requiring him to take on a wife. He has to leave the North Pole to ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens ...
Plot: christmas, santa claus, holiday, magic, reindeer, family, disney, prank, christmas party, mistaken identity, disorder, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Angels in the Outfield (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Roger is a foster child whose irresponsible father promises to get his act together when Roger's favourite baseball team, the California Angels, wins the pennant. The problem is that the Angels are in last place, so Roger prays for help to turn ...
Style: inspirational, touching, humorous, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: angel, baseball, sport, disney, childhood, magic, parents and children, hopes, ambition, wish come true, rivalry, underdog ...
Time: 18th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.3
 7K
Bogus (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Recently orphaned, a young boy is taken in by his godmother who is shocked to realize that she can see the boy's imaginary friend: a flamboyant, French magician named Bogus.
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, touching, tear jerker ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary friend, magic, childhood, friendship, youth, family, bittersweet, imagination, circus, life philosophy, fantasy world, single father ...
Place: new jersey, las vegas, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 4.4
 19K
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, light, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, chick flick, teens ...
Plot: dog, family, disney, transformation, experiment gone awry, pets, divorce, human becoming an animal, parents and children, disorder, parent child relationship, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: humorous, feel good, visually appealing, unusual plot structure, sweet ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: childhood, family, youth, talent agent, culture clash, time, mentor, destiny, death, brutality, chase, bullying ...
Time: 80s, future, 90s
Place: new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Rookie of the Year (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 12-year-old Henry Rowengartner, whose late father was a minor league baseball player, grew up dreaming of playing baseball, despite his physical shortcomings. After Henry's arm is broken while trying to catch a baseball at school, the tendon in ...
Style: feel good, inspirational, exciting, unusual plot structure, visually appealing ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: baseball, sport, underdog, children, sport team, childhood, contests and competitions, mentor, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Little Monsters (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young boy is scared of the monster under his bed. He asks his 6th grade brother to swap rooms for the night as a bet that the monster really exists. Soon the brother becomes friends with the monster and discovers a whole new world of fun and games ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: monster, family, brother brother relationship, friendship, adventure, coming of age, young heroes, halloween, fantasy world, mischievous children, curses spells and rituals, child as adult ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Shaggy D.A. (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wilby Daniels, a successful lawyer running for District Attorney, suddenly finds himself being transformed into an English sheepdog. Somehow he has to keep his change a secret and find just what is causing it, all the while eluding the local dog ...
Style: humorous, unusual plot structure, sweet, touching, light ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dog, disney, lawyer, family, animal life, farce, transformation, animals, district attorney, kids and family, happy ending, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Hungary, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Southern California kid named Calvin Fuller is magically transported to the medieval kingdom of Camelot through a crack in the ground caused by an earthquake. Once there, he learns he was summoned by the wizard Merlin, who needs Calvin to save ...
Style: feel good, humorous, clever, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night, family outing, date night ...
Plot: time travel, disney, medieval, arthurian legend, adventure, youth, family, technology, magic, earthquake, fight scenes, fantasy world ...
Time: future, middle ages
Place: california, england, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Herbie Goes Bananas (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The adorable little VW helps its owners break up a counterfeiting ring in Mexico.
Style: humorous, inspirational, touching, unusual plot structure, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: disney, chase, car, family, adventure, children, childhood, friendship, gangsters, happy ending, internet, jungle ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, brazil, mexico, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.5
 10K
The Big Green (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a depressed Texas town, British foreign exchange teacher Anna attempts to inject some life into her hopeless kids by introducing them to soccer. They're terrible at first, but Anna and her football-hero assistant whip them into shape. As ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, inspirational, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: soccer, sport, school, disney, underdog, family, youth, athlete and trainer, football, high school life, teachers and students, against the odds ...
Place: texas, austin texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Santa Clause (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Scott Calvin is an ordinary man, who accidentally causes Santa Claus to fall from his roof on Christmas Eve and is knocked unconscious. When he and his young son finish Santa's trip and deliveries, they go to the North Pole, where Scott learns ...
Style: feel good, touching, entertaining, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, holiday, santa claus, disney, toys, family, adventure, child custody, magic, father son relationship, kids and family, toy maker ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.4
 37K
Jack Frost (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A father, who can't keep his promises, dies in a car accident. One year later, he returns as a snowman, who has the final chance to put things right with his son before he is gone forever.
Style: sad, fairy tale, feel good, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, snowman, redemption, holiday, magic, winter, childhood, reincarnation, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, loss of husband, loss of father ...
Place: colorado, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.2
 11K
First Kid (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Some say that to be the leader of a country is one of the loneliest jobs in the world. But being the child of a world leader can be doubly so. Constantly surrounded by security officers, restricted in movements and having almost every waking moment ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, buddy movie ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: white house, disney, friendship, family, president, bodyguard, usa president, shopping mall, fish out of water, boxing, mischievous children, secret service agent ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Little Big League (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the owner of the Minnesota Twins passes away, he bequeaths the team to his preteen grandson. The newly minted head honcho quickly appoints himself manager, causing unrest in an organisation that struggles to take orders from a 12-year-old.
Style: humorous, feel good, sexy, talky, scary ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, family outing
Plot: baseball, sport, coming of age, childhood, family, youth, children, teenager, justice, nudity (full frontal - brief), bullying, hotel ...
Time: 90s
Place: minnesota, usa, new york, boston, minneapolis minnesota ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Larger Than Life (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Motivational Speaker Jack Corcoran is determined to get his career off the ground, but the biggest gigs he can get are the ones nobody wants. Then one day, he receives a telegram that his circus clown father has passed away, and has left a ...
Style: feel good, light, funny, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: animals, friendship, adventure, rescue, on the road, nothing goes right, goofy hero, fish out of water, inheritance, hitchhiker, elephant, runaway ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
A Simple Wish (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Murray is a male fairy godmother, and he is trying to help 8-year-old Anabel to fulfil her "simple wish" - that her father Oliver, who is a cab driver, would win the leading role in a Broadway musical. Unfortunately, Murray's magic ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, magic, fairy godmother, magic wand, family, rivalry, down on your luck, supernatural ability, parents and children, supernatural, mischievous children, brother sister relationship ...
Place: nebraska, new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Now that Santa and Mrs. Claus have the North Pole running smoothly, the Counsel of Legendary Figures has called an emergency meeting on Christmas Eve! The evil Jack Frost has been making trouble, looking to take over the holiday! So he launches a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, santa claus, holiday, disney, christmas eve, reindeer, family, deception, fantasy world, disorder, hidden identity, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.8
 256K
Hook (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The boy who wasn't supposed to grow up—Peter Pan—did just that, becoming a soulless corporate lawyer whose workaholism could cost him his wife and kids. But a trip to see Granny Wendy in London, where the vengeful Capt. Hook kidnaps ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, touching, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: childhood, pirate, adventure, kidnapping, magic, fairy, good versus evil, rescue, family, destiny, creativity, self discovery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, big ben london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.7
 46K
Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Dr. John Dolittle the beloved doctor is back, but this time around he plays cupid to bumbling circus bear Archie as he's so smitten by a Pacific Western bear female, Ava. Dr. Dolittle must help a group of forest creatures to save their forest. ...
Style: humorous, sweet, entertaining, not serious, sexy ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: animals, veterinarian, kids and family, stereotypes, dog, couple relations, friends, goofy hero, teaching the ways of the world, friendship, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, san francisco, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Devil and Max Devlin (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Max dies in an accident, he goes straight to hell. But the devil Barney makes him an offer: if he manages to get three innocent youths to sell him their souls in the next two months, he may stay on earth. Max accepts, and returns to earth, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, scary, visually appealing, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids
Plot: disney, deal with the devil, redemption, devil, family, destiny, god, happy ending, children, adaptation, alter ego, life philosophy ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.6
 44K
Fred Claus (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Fred Claus and Santa Claus have been estranged brothers for many years. Now Fred must reconcile his differences with his brother whom he believes overshadows him. When an efficiency expert assesses the workings at the North Pole and threatens to ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, light, melancholic, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, family, santa claus, family relations, toys, snow, sibling relationship, husky dog, happy ending, north pole, bodyguard ...
Time: future, year 1993, 21st century, 20th century, 90s ...
Place: sydney australia, chicago illinois, illinois, london, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Little Vampire (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Netherlands, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the popular books, the story tells of Tony who wants a friend to add some adventure to his life. What he gets is Rudolph, a vampire kid with a good appetite. The two end up inseparable, but their fun is cut short when all the hopes of the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, melancholic, sexy ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: vampire, supernatural, friendship, child protagonist, vampire hunter, adventure, siblings relations, family, boy, school, friends, transformation ...
Time: 80s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Kids of the Round Table (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in modern times, Alex finds King Arthur's sword Excalibur and must prove himself worthy of it.
Style: stylized, humorous, sexy, sweet, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: time travel, adventure, magic, good versus evil, fantasy world, child protagonist, heroic mission, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, escapades, mischievous children, battles ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.5
 14K
North (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old North has had it with his parents. They are always busy with their careers and don't give North the attention he needs, so he files a lawsuit against them. The judge rules that North should either find new parents or return to ...
Style: humorous, light, stylized, melancholic, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: wish come true, child protagonist, family, parent child relationship, child as adult, child prodigy, travel, young heroes, rebelliousness, self discovery, parents and children, mischievous children ...
Place: hawaii, new jersey, usa, china, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Blackbeard's Ghost (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Peter Ustinov stars as the eponymous wraith, who returns to Earth to aid his descendant, elderly Elsa Lanchester (Stowecroft). The villains want to kick Lanchester and her friends out of their group home so that they can build a crooked casino. Good ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, ghost, witch, gambling, island, disney, college, afterlife, magic, adventure, betrayal, superhero ...
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.2
 13K
Freaky Friday (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: School girl Annabel is hassled by her mother, and Mrs. Andrews is annoyed with her daughter, Annabel. They both think that the other has an easy life. On a normal Friday morning, both complain about each other and wish they could have the easy life ...
Style: funny, humorous, feel good, fairy tale, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: body swapping, disney, child as adult, childhood, women, coming of age, family, youth, mother, dysfunctional family, school, teenager ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.0
 25K
Kazaam (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shaquille O'Neal as a rapping genie protects a little boy.
Style: feel good, humorous, intense, inspirational, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: genie, mischievous children, wizards, bully, family, youth, friendship, justice, adventure, culture clash, unlikely friendships, young heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jim Carrey stars as Tom Popper, a successful businessman who’s clueless when it comes to the really important things in life...until he inherits six “adorable” penguins, each with its own unique personality. Soon Tom’s rambunctious roommates ...
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: penguins, animals, pets, bird, children, animal life, adventure, family relations, animal training, parents and children, kids and family, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 70s, year 1978 ...
Place: antarctica, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%