Movies like Kindergarten Cop

If you like "Kindergarten Cop" you are looking for light, humorous and sincere movies about / with fish out of water, mischievous children, working undercover, kindergarten, teacher, undercover and police investigation themes of Action, Comedy and Crime genre shot in USA.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Kindergarten Cop (1990)
 6.2
 141K
Kindergarten Cop (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Hard-edged cop John Kimble gets more than he bargained for when he goes undercover as a kindergarten teacher to get the goods on a brutal drug lord while at the same time protecting the man's young son. Pitted against a class of boisterous moppets whose antics try his patience and test his mettle, Kimble may have met his match … in more ways than one.
Style: light, humorous, sincere, funny, realistic, semi serious, surprise ending, fairy tale, cult film, nostalgic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: fish out of water, mischievous children, working undercover, kindergarten, teacher, undercover, police investigation, hidden identity, disorder, small town, chase, toys, danger, boss, police detective, child in peril, police, death, drug dealer, bullying, fire department, youth, misfit, teachers and students, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, twentieth century, year 1990, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, oregon, california

Most similar movies to Kindergarten Cop

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, entertaining, realistic and funny films with plots about mentor, vengeance, dialogue, catastrophe, police investigation, chase and culture clash mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Kindergarten Cop: Twins (1988), Dragnet (1987), 22 Jump Street (2014), Red Heat (1988), Miss Congeniality (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.1
 118K
Twins (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Julius and Vincent Benedict are the results of an experiment that would allow for the perfect child. Julius was planned and grows to athletic proportions. Vincent is an accident and is somewhat smaller in stature. Vincent is placed in an orphanage ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, road movie, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: twins, fish out of water, reunion, on the road, partners, family relations, brother brother relationship, road trip, perfection, orphanage, adventure, long lost brother ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988, twentieth century
Place: usa, los angeles, arizona, new mexico, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kindergarten Cop 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Assigned to recover sensitive stolen data, a gruff FBI agent goes undercover as a kindergarten teacher, but the school's liberal, politically correct environment is more than he bargained for.
Style: funny, captivating, sincere, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: kindergarten, fish out of water, school, fbi, fbi agent, teacher, undercover, working undercover, disorder, police investigation, hidden identity, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 33K
Dragnet (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: LAPD Sgt. Joe Friday -- the equally straight-laced nephew of the famous police sergeant of the same name -- is paired up with a young, freewheeling detective named Pep Streebeck. After investigating some strange robberies at the local zoo and the ...
Style: humorous, parody, satirical, absurd, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: partners, crimes, goofy hero, danger, investigation, working undercover, chase, disguise, undercover, rescue, police detective, foot chase ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 356K
22 Jump Street (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the ...
Style: buddy comedy, parody, humorous, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, undercover cop, dimwit, friendship, youth, undercover, drug dealing, police, police investigation, teamwork, farce, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mexico, new orleans, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 67K
Red Heat (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A tough Russian policeman is forced to partner up with a cocky Chicago police detective when he is sent to Chicago to apprehend a Georgian drug lord who killed his partner and fled the country.
Style: humorous, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: culture clash, cold war, police brutality, drug dealer, police, revenge, partners, stereotypes, gunfight, martial arts, showdown, street gang ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, twentieth century, year 1988
Place: usa, ussr, chicago illinois, soviet union, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Miss Congeniality (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When the local FBI office receives a letter from a terrorist known only as 'The Citizen', it's quickly determined that he's planning his next act at the Miss America beauty pageant. Because tough-as-nails Gracie Hart is the only ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: undercover agent, fish out of water, beauty pageant, working undercover, special agents, fbi agent, tough girl, tomboy, personality change, female agent, crimes, fbi ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 2000, year 1982, 80s ...
Place: texas, usa, manhattan new york city, new york, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 249K
Rush Hour (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Hong Kong Inspector Lee is summoned to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI doesn't want any outside help and assigns cocky LAPD Detective James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch the action from the ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: two man army, reluctant partners, fbi, kung fu, martial arts, chase, police investigation, fish out of water, ransom, police, kidnapping, fight scenes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1997
Place: los angeles, usa, hong kong, united states, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 79K
Blue Streak (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Miles Logan is a jewel thief who just hit the big time by stealing a huge diamond. However, after two years in jail, he comes to find out that he hid the diamond in a police building that was being built at the time of the robbery. In an attempt to ...
Style: exciting, humorous, funny, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: heist, police station, robbery, crimes, partners, thief, police officer, murder, escape attempt, cons and scams, disorder, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, mexico, usa, latin america, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
sincere movies
5542
small town movies
4812
chase movies
11368
toys movies
541
Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tough-talking Detroit cop Axel Foley heads to the rarified world of Beverly Hills in his beat-up Chevy Nova to investigate a friend's murder. But soon, he realizes he's stumbled onto something much more complicated. Bungling rookie ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, witty, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police, gunfight, investigation, undercover, fish out of water, damsel in distress, maverick cop, foot chase, verbal byplay, partners against crime, drug dealing, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, california, usa, michigan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Another Stakeout (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chris and Bill are called upon for their excellent surveillance record to stakeout a lakeside home where a Mafia trial witness is believed to be heading or already hiding. Unlike their earlier _Stakeout_, this time they are accompanied by Gina ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: odd couple, police investigation, disorder, fall in love, witnessing a crime, law enforcement, partners, boss and employee, crimes, buddies, gangsters, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 87K
Cop Out (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Detectives Jimmy and Paul, despite nine years as partners, can still sometimes seem like polar opposites – especially when Paul's unpredictable antics get them suspended without pay. Already strapped for cash and trying to pay for his ...
Style: buddy comedy, exciting, humorous, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: rescue, robbery, police, money laundering, police officer, thief, undercover cop, wedding, chases and races, partners, partners against crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Cop and a Half (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a pint-sized 8-year-old kid witnesses a murder he offers to help the police, if they make him a cop, too. Saddled with this streetwise sidekick, a hardboiled cop is forced to take his new partner seriously as they race the clock to bring the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, boys' night, pre-teens
Plot: murder, partners against crime, odd couple, crimes, witnessing a crime, children, police investigation, fighting crime, friendship, undercover, police, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A tough cop's (Sylvester Stallone) seemingly frail mother (Estelle Getty) comes to stay with him and progressively interferes in his life. She buys him an illegal MAC-10 machine pistol and starts poking around in his police cases. Eventually, ...
Style: funny, not serious, humorous, light, idiotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: chase, police investigation, parents and children, fighting crime, unlikely partners, criminal, crimes, family relations, police, parent grown child relationship, murder, gunfight ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Drillbit Taylor (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Three kids hire a low-budget bodyguard to protect them from the playground bully, not realising he is just a homeless beggar and petty thief looking for some easy cash.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, high school life, bodyguard, nerd, self defense, teacher, friendship, homeless, protector, boss, loser, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
National Security (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two mismatched security guards are thrown together to bust a smuggling operation.
Style: humorous, feel good, buddy comedy, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: partners, heroes, danger, investigation, crimes, unlikely partners, law enforcement, chase, police, life philosophy, stereotypes, security guard ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 55K
Ride Along 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: As his wedding day approaches, Ben heads to Miami with his soon-to-be brother-in-law James to bring down a drug dealer who's supplying the dealers of Atlanta with product.
Style: buddy comedy, buddy movie, humorous, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bodyguard, partners against crime, law enforcement, police officer, undercover cop, partners, unlikely partners, escapades, silly humor, disorder, police investigation, police ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, miami, atlanta georgia, hawaii, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 19K
Police Story 2 (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Hong Kong super-cop must stop a group of blackmailing bombers at the same time that the villains of the first Police Story are out for revenge.
Style: humorous, stylized, rough, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, investigation, undercover, police investigation, fight, police officer, gang, police detective, police station, kung fu, criminal's revenge, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, usa, california, asia, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 5K
Brannigan (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Jim Brannigan is sent to London to bring back an American mobster who is being held for extradition but when he arrives he has been kidnapped which was set up by his lawyer. Brannigan in his American Irish way brings American law to the people of ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gangsters, culture clash, fish out of water, extradition, on the run, police officer, crimes, crime, police investigation, reluctant partners, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london, england, chicago illinois, scotland yard, scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 12K
Running Scared (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two street-wise Chicago cops have to shake off some rust after returning from a Key West vacation to pursue a drug dealer that nearly killed them in the past.
Style: humorous, witty, talky, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: undercover, undercover cop, police investigation, chase, police detective, profanity, friendship, gunfight, taxi, garbage truck, bulletproof vest, police officer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, florida, illinois, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.5
 62K
Showtime (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A spoof of buddy cop movies where two very different cops are forced to team up on a new reality based T.V. cop show.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: chase, fish out of water, tv show, misfit partners, reluctant partners, partners against crime, crime, crimes, police operation, reality tv, law enforcement, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 525K
21 Jump Street (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in the city park. Since they are young and look like high school students, they are ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, parody, funny, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, working undercover, partners against crime, party, high school life, undercover cop, sarcasm, rookie, undercover, geek, police investigation, misfit partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2012, 2010s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
 20K
The Hard Way (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Seeking to raise his credibility as an actor and to land a role as a tough cop on a new show, Hollywood action star Nick Lang works a deal with New York City Police Capt. Brix, who by chance is one of his fans. Nick will be paired with detective Lt. ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: odd couple, buddy cop, police investigation, fish out of water, serial killer, movie star, crime, crimes, amateur detective, switching roles, friendship, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s, future
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 45K
CHiPS (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers as they make their rounds on the freeways of Los Angeles.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Plot: buddy cop, police, motorcycle, investigation, heist, undercover agent, chase, corruption, arrest, surveillance, fbi agent, false identity ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
police movies
7780
death movies
14142
bullying movies
2159
 5.9
 10K
Kuffs (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: George Kuffs didn't finish high-school, just lost his job, and his college-age girlfriend is pregnant. To top it off, George's brother Brad is killed and George inherits Brad's "patrol special" privatized police district and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, police investigation, parents and children, family life, police station, pregnancy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, breaking the fourth wall, gunfight, dancing, family ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: brazil, latin america, san francisco, turkey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 249K
Bad Boys (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Marcus Burnett is a hen-pecked family man. Mike Lowry is a foot-loose and fancy free ladies' man. Both are Miami policemen, and both have 72 hours to reclaim a consignment of drugs stolen from under their station's nose. To complicate ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, buddy movie, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: two man army, drug lord, black cop, partners against crime, working undercover, police corruption, internal affairs, police investigation, foot chase, buddies, crimes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1995
Place: miami, usa, florida, north america, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.6
 33K
Police Story (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A virtuous Hong Kong police officer must clear his name after he is framed for murder.
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, kung fu, murder, chases and races, drug lord, crime, crimes, law enforcement, goofy hero, corrupt law enforcer, car chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A black detective becomes embroiled in a web of danger while searching for a fortune in missing drug money. During the course of his investigation, he encounters various old connections, ultimately confronting the criminal responsible for ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, humorous, talky, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, fbi, police investigation, track down, undercover, crimes, investigation, partners, master criminal, hidden identity, dishonesty, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, egypt, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.5
 11K
Action Jackson (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Vengence drives a tough Detroit cop to stay on the trail of a power hungry auto magnate who's systematically eliminating his competition.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, martial arts, heroes, assassination, frame up, nightclub, maverick cop, organized crime, showdown, gunfight, drug addict, framed for murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Back in sunny southern California and on the trail of two murderers, Axel Foley again teams up with LA cop Billy Rosewood. Soon, they discover that an amusement park is being used as a front for a massive counterfeiting ring – and it's run by ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, realistic, clever, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: amusement park, theme park, gunfight, investigation, undercover, forgery, foot chase, merry go round, roller coaster, secret service, explosion, frame up ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, california, michigan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 203K
2 Guns (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A DEA agent and an undercover Naval Intelligence officer who have been tasked with investigating one another find they have been set up by the mob -- the very organization the two men believe they have been stealing money from.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, undercover, corruption, bank robbery, cia, working undercover, organized crime, foe turned friend, betrayal, investigation, hidden identity, undercover agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%