Movies like Like Father Like Son

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Like Father Like Son (1987)
 5.2
 6K
Like Father Like Son (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Jack Hammond has best chances to become medical superintendent in the clinic. So he's completely absorbed in his work and has no understanding for his teenage son Chris' problems with school. By accident one of them drinks a brain-exchanging serum, and it switches their identities. This leads of course to extraordinary complications in school and at work, but also to insight in the problems and feelings of each other.
Style: humorous, not serious, inspirational, sentimental, unusual plot structure, cult film, melancholic, feel good, splatter
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: body swapping, switching roles, high school, child as adult, youth, misfit, parents and children, family life, disorder, fish out of water, teenage life, wish come true, odd couple, adolescence vs adulthood, adventure, catastrophe, family relations, partners, gender bending, hopes, high school life, gender, chief of staff, misfit partners, doctor ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to Like Father Like Son

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, funny and entertaining films with plots about disorder, family, fish out of water, destiny, transformation, misfit and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Romance genres. Some movies like Like Father Like Son: 17 Again (2009), Vice Versa (1988), Big (1988), 18 Again! (1988), Wish Upon a Star (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 188K
17 Again (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the brink of a midlife crisis, 30-something Mike O'Donnell wishes he could have a "do-over." And that's exactly what he gets when he wakes up one morning to find he's 17 years old again. With his adult mind stuck inside ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, humorous, light, funny ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, date night, girls' night ...
Plot: high school, body swapping, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, youth, parents and children, popularity, family relations, high school life, adult as child, wish come true, cheerleader ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s, year 1989 ...
Place: los angeles, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.9
 9K
Vice Versa (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mysterious oriental skull transforms a father into his son, and vice versa.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, melancholic, clever ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: switching roles, body swapping, school, workaholic, child as adult, family, disorder, adult as child, getting along, family relations, silly humor, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 207K
Big (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young boy, Josh Baskin makes a wish at a carnival machine to be big. He wakes up the following morning to find that it has been granted and his body has grown older overnight. But he is still the same 13-year-old boy inside. Now he must learn how ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, captivating, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: child as adult, body swapping, wish fulfillment, toys, adolescence, fish out of water, toy maker, child's point of view, adulthood, disorder, longing, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, bronx new york city, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 4K
18 Again! (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 18 Again! is a 1988 comedy film starring George Burns and Charlie Schlatter. The plot involves a grandson switching souls with his grandfather by means of an accident. This was one of a series of unrelated films, including Like Father, Like Son and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: body swapping, switching roles, wish come true, fish out of water, golden years, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, soul transference, mistaken identity, misfit, aging ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Wish Upon a Star (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Alexia Wheaton hasn't been herself lately. Neighter has her 15-year-old sister Hayley. In fact they've been each other. Alexia becomes fashion-challenged Hayley and she in turn becomes styling Alexia and the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: body swapping, switching roles, sisters, high school, wish come true, disorder, teenage life, sibling relationship, siblings relations, fish out of water, family, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, new jersey, hawaii, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
It's a Boy Girl Thing (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A visit to a natural history museum proves catastrophic for two high school rivals, an overachiever and a jock, when an ancient Aztec statue casts a spell that causes them to switch bodies and see exactly what it's like to walk in the ...
Style: humorous, romantic, feel good, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick ...
Plot: body swapping, switching roles, battle of the sexes, teenage love, teenager, gender bending, love and romance, high school, school, soul transference, romance, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.3
 12K
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, surprise ending, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: body swapping, child as adult, self discovery, wish come true, switching roles, hockey, family relations, ice hockey, disney, family, coming of age, misfit ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, turkey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 474
Willy/Milly (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Milly is annoyed whenever her mom tells her to behave more appropriate for a girl. She's just not interested in fancy dresses or prom dances. Some day her best friend's little brother offers her a potion which can make her deepest wish ...
Style: humorous, touching, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: gender bending, solar eclipse, switching roles, miraculous event, teenage life, youth, love and romance, gender, transsexual, misfit, wish come true, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Dream a Little Dream (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Bobby Kellar has a crush on Lainie Diamond, girlfriend of school jerk Joel. Coleman is working on an experiment which will help him move into a place where Dreams are reality. When an accident occurs Coleman finds himself in Bobby's body and ...
Style: humorous, inspirational, touching, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: body swapping, dream, fish out of water, romance, wish come true, friendship, self discovery, disorder, youth, misfit, school, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 9K
Switch (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Steve Brooks, a sexist womanizer, is killed by a group of his angry former lovers. In heaven, he makes a bargain with God for redemption and agrees to return to Earth. Once there, he must have a sincere relationship with a female and make her fall ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, inspirational, sex comedy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: body swapping, reincarnation, switching roles, womanizer, fish out of water, murder, gender, redemption, gender bending, partners, love and romance, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 2K
The Swap (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on the book by Megan Shull, The Swap follows the adventures of a Rhythmic Gymnast named Ellie with a Make-it-or-Break-it Competition, and the younger brother named Jack in a Hockey Family, who's vying for a varsity spot on his school ...
Style: absurd, captivating, entertaining, funny, humorous
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: body swapping, ice hockey, high school, switching roles, friends, friendship, couple relations, fish out of water, disorder, lifestyle, lifestyle change, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Deal of a Lifetime (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The agent for the Devil takes the soul of a high school sophomore in exchange for a date with the most popular girl on campus.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: deal with the devil, lifestyle, disorder, fish out of water, youth, hopes, love and romance, wish come true, high school, social misfits, misfit, follow your dream ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.2
 176K
13 Going on 30 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After total humiliation at her thirteenth birthday party, Jenna Rink wants to just hide until she's thirty. With a little magic, her wish is granted, but it turns out that being thirty isn't as always as awesome as she thought it would be!
Style: feel good, romantic, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night, kids
Plot: romance, body swapping, true love, youth, best friends in love, adolescence vs adulthood, child as adult, love and romance, wish come true, fashion, desire, first love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2000s, year 2004 ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.5
 92K
The Hot Chick (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Not only is Jessica Spencer the most popular girl in school -- she is also the meanest. But things change for the attractive teen when a freak accident involving a cursed pair of earrings and a chance encounter at a gas station causes her to switch ...
Style: funny, not serious, humorous, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: body swapping, prom, cross dressing, teenage life, cheerleading, switching roles, high school, love and romance, gender bending, rivalry, friends, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 1st century b.c., 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
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, feel good, semi serious, psychotronic, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: dog, lawyer, conspiracy, district attorney, family, farce, body swapping, family relations, animal life, estrangement, campaign, disorder ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
 173K
The Change-Up (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dave is a married man with two kids and a loving wife , and Mitch is a single man who is at the prime of his sexual life. One fateful night while Mitch and Dave are peeing in a fountain when lightning strikes, they switch bodies.
Style: funny, not serious, humorous, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: body swapping, womanizer, couple relations, switching roles, life turned upside down, singleness, buddies, fish out of water, disorder, love and romance, family relations, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Blame It on the Bellboy (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Mike Lawton, Maurice Horton, and Melvin Orton are three men who come to Venice. One of them is a hit man sent to take out a mobster. Another is a lech looking for a little action with a woman he never met, whom he was set up with. And one of them ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, mistaken identity, hotel, hitman, dishonesty, love and romance, chases and races, womanizer, fish out of water, comedy of errors, gender bending, silly humor ...
Time: 90s
Place: venice, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.4
 11K
Teen Wolf Too (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Although awkward college student Todd Howard is particularly adept at science, he's paying for school with an athletic scholarship that he will lose should he not fare well in an upcoming boxing tournament. Luckily for Todd, he has inherited ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, psychotronic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: werewolf, college, dangerous animal, society, campus, college life, moral dilemma, teenage life, misfit, youth, teenager, friend ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 48K
Teen Wolf (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a shy teenager's new-found powers help him score at basketball - and with the popular girls - he has some pretty hairy decisions to make.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, kids, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, werewolf, high school, school, high school life, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, teenager, buddies, surfing, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
I Was a Teenage Faust (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 15 year old Brendan Willy hates himself for being un-cool when he falls in love with the girl of his dreams. Enter Mr. Five, a no good tempter from hell, which in his last attempt to ensnare a soul before being fried for eternity, transforms Brendan ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: deal with the devil, teenage life, teenage love, hopes, love and romance, youth, wish come true, family life, destiny, high school, curses spells and rituals, popularity ...
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.8
 59K
Jack (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jack Powell suffers from an affliction that makes him grow four times faster than normal, so the 10-year-old looks like a 40-year-old man. After years of being tutored at home, Jack convinces his overprotective parents to send him to public school. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, thought provoking, emotional, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: freak, child as adult, fish out of water, school, coping, genetics, friendship, disease, elementary school, graduation, childbirth, childhood ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.1
 874
Opposite Day (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The world goes backwards on Opposite Day. The kids become adults, and the adults become kids.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, melancholic, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: child as adult, family, parents and children, disorder, fish out of water, switching roles, hopes, misfit, adolescence vs adulthood, siblings relations, wish come true, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 17K
All of Me (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Just before stubborn millionaire Edwina Cutwater dies, she asks her uptight lawyer, Roger Cobb to amend her will so that her soul will pass to the young, vibrant Terry Hoskins – but the spiritual transference goes awry. Edwina enters Roger's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: body swapping, reincarnation, soul transference, battle of the sexes, fish out of water, switching roles, disorder, nothing goes right, gender, guru, love and romance, womanizer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 101K
Little Nicky (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After the lord of darkness decides he will not cede his thrown to any of his three sons, the two most powerful of them escape to Earth to create a kingdom for themselves. This action closes the portal filtering sinful souls to Hell and causes Satan ...
Style: not serious, humorous, absurd, funny, parody ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: devil, hell, fish out of water, dark humor, imaginary, heavy metal, misfit, escapades, love affair, sibling relationship, fantasy world, family relations ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.3
 15K
Fathers' Day (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After Scott has a fight with his father and runs away and when his father refuses to go after him. His mother, Collette, then goes to one of her former boyfriends, Jack, a lawyer, and tells him that he's her son's real father. Jack ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: odd couple, friendship, parents and children, misfit partners, missing child, parenthood, teenage life, on the road, disorder, family problems, family relations, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, san francisco, usa, sacramento california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 130K
Freaky Friday (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mother and daughter bicker over everything -- what Anna wears, whom she likes and what she wants to do when she's older. In turn, Anna detests Tess's fiancé. When a magical fortune cookie switches their personalities, they each get a peek ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, date night, family outing ...
Plot: body swapping, mother daughter relationship, high school, child as adult, switching roles, soul transference, adult as child, teenager, fish out of water, parents and children, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
Big Man on Campus (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this version of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame", a hunchback is found living in the bell tower of UCLA. He is put on trial and made to go through tests. One of the research doctors falls for him, and he falls for her in the end
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, entertaining
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, college, hunchback, fish out of water, youth, farce, love, power relations, mutant, silly humor, college life, teachers and students ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.1
 390
Getting Lucky (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: School nerd Bill just wants to save the world and to score a date with cheerleader babe Chrissie Schackler. Both become real possibilities when he finds an alcoholic Leprechaun in a beer bottle he was about to recycle. Wacky hijinks ensue as the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sex comedy
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: cinderella story, school, high school, buddies, love and romance, hopes, coming of age, superhuman powers, partners, rivalry, youth, misfit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.9
 291K
Liar Liar (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fletcher Reede is a fast-talking attorney and habitual liar. When his son Max blows out the candles on his fifth birthday he has just one wish - that his dad will stop lying for 24 hours. When Max's wish comes true, Fletcher discovers that his ...
Style: funny, light, humorous, sentimental, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ex husband ex wife relationship, father son relationship, farce, dishonesty, desire, workaholic, birthday, family relations, second chance, wish come true, family values, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.0
 100K
Bedazzled (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Elliot Richardson, suicidal techno geek, is given seven wishes to turn his life around when he meets up with a very seductive Satan. The catch: his soul. Some of his wishes include a 7 foot basketball star, a rock star, and a hamburger. But, as ...
Style: light, funny, humorous, sexy, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: wish come true, femme fatale, devil, deal with the devil, pact with the devil, destiny, nothing goes right, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals, basketball, satire, chaos ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%