Movies like Little Monsters

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Little Monsters (1989)
 6.0
 13K
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 under his bed where pulling pranks on kids and other monsters is the main attraction
Style: feel good, humorous, light, entertaining, melancholic, semi serious, twists and turns, clever, unusual plot structure, harsh ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: monster, family, brother brother relationship, friendship, adventure, young heroes, coming of age, halloween, fantasy world, mischievous children, wish come true, supernatural ability, best friends, child as adult, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals, childhood, father son relationship, children, magical creature, bully, boy, imaginary friend, child's point of view, love ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to Little Monsters

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and melancholic films with plots about family, youth, adventure, young heroes, friendship, fantasy world and disorder mostly in Family, Fantasy and Comedy genres. Some movies like Little Monsters: Casper (1995), Harry and the Hendersons (1987), Matilda (1996), Halloweentown (1998), Kazaam (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.1
 133K
Casper (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Furious that her late father only willed her his gloomy-looking mansion rather than his millions, Carrigan Crittenden is ready to burn the place to the ground when she discovers a map to a treasure hidden in the house. But when she enters the ...
Style: sweet, feel good, light, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, halloween, friendship, supernatural, haunted house, mischievous children, afterlife, family, father daughter relationship, single father, friends, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: maine, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Harry and the Hendersons (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Returning from a hunting trip in the forest, the Henderson family's car hits an animal in the road. At first they fear it was a man, but when they examine the "body" they find it's a "bigfoot". They think it's dead ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: bigfoot, sasquatch, wildlife, family, fish out of water, adventure, kindness, brothers, happy ending, mentor, police investigation, beast ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle, washington state, usa, north america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 149K
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, psychological ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: school, mischievous children, adventure, supernatural ability, young heroes, parents and children, children, telekinesis, adoption, teachers and students, child prodigy, eccentric family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.6
 17K
Halloweentown (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: On her 13th birthday, Marnie learns she's a witch, discovers a secret portal, and is transported to Halloweentown — a magical place where ghosts and ghouls, witches and werewolves live apart from the human world. But she soon finds herself ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, melancholic, tense, captivating ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens, horror for children
Plot: halloween, witch, magic, teenage girl, youth, good versus evil, disney, disorder, supernatural ability, rescue, save the day, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 3.0
 24K
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, fairy tale, light, intense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: genie, mischievous children, wizards, bully, family, justice, youth, friendship, magic, adventure, culture clash, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Czech Republic, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: One of puppet-maker Geppetto's creations comes magically to life. This puppet, Pinocchio, has one major desire and that is to become a real boy someday. In order to accomplish this goal he has to learn to act responsibly. This film shows you ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, fairy tale, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: coming of age, adventure, family, youth, escapades, mischievous children, heroes, disorder, family relations, friends, teaching the ways of the world, friendship ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Garbage Pail Kids Movie (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seven disgusting kids but nevertheless of interesting personality are being made of the green mud coming out of garbage can. Once alive their master gives them rules to obey although they think that life is funnier without following stupid ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, romantic, satirical ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: teenager, monster, youth, family, children, bullying, gross out humor, fashion designer, alligator, teenage girl, teenage boy, antique shop ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 295
Kids World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: What would you wish for if you were eleven and could have anything in the world? Your parents don't understand you. Your teenage brother is constantly getting you in trouble...for things he did! You're in love with the twelve-year-old girl ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, suspense
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: youth, experiment gone awry, teenage life, child as adult, friendship, young heroes, mischievous children, adventure, disorder, wish come true, family life, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 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: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, tear jerker ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary friend, magic, childhood, friendship, youth, family, bittersweet, imagination, circus, destiny, life & death, life philosophy ...
Place: new jersey, las vegas, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The Egyptian Queen Cleopatra bets against the Roman Emperor, Julius Caesar, that her people are still great, even if the times of the Pharaohs has long passed. She vows (against all logic) to build a new palace for Caesar within three months. Since ...
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, absurd, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, ancient egypt, superhero, julius caesar, palace, magic, family, cleopatra, silly humor, druid, ancient rome, french ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, france, ancient greece ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 22K
The Borrowers (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The four-inch-tall Clock family secretly share a house with the normal-sized Lender family, "borrowing" such items as thread, safety pins, batteries and scraps of food. However, their peaceful co-existence is disturbed when evil lawyer ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, not serious, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: little people, mischievous children, friendship, child's point of view, adventure, lawyer, greed, good versus evil, disorder, childhood, rescue, family ...
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.3
 8K
Pinocchio (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Roberto Benigni adapts the classic children's tale by Carlo Collodi for the big-budget family-oriented comedy Pinocchio.
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: lie, pinocchio, fish out of water, obsessive quest, mischievous children, adventurer, disorder, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, young heroes, escapades ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: sexy, humorous, stylized, unusual plot structure, visually appealing ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: time travel, adventure, magic, child protagonist, good versus evil, fantasy world, heroic mission, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, escapades, mischievous children, wizards and magicians ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: vampire, supernatural, friendship, vampire hunter, family, adventure, child protagonist, siblings relations, small town life, boy, school, transformation ...
Time: 80s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Five Children and It (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Psammead is 'It', an ancient, irritable, ugly sand fairy, which five children find one day in a gravel pit. As a reward for finding him, It grants the children one wish a day, the results of which will last until sunset.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, semi serious, gothic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: youth, wish fulfillment, adventure, young heroes, heroes, mischievous children, disorder, fish out of water, parents and children, supernatural, rivalry, misfit ...
Time: year 1917, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Everyone always knew that Max had a wild imagination, but no one believed that his wildest creations -- a boy raised by watchful great white sharks and a girl with the force of a volcano -- were real. Now, these two pint-sized action masters will ...
Style: surreal, feel good, humorous, entertaining, enigmatic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, imaginary kingdom, fantasy becomes reality, adventure, shark, school, fantasy world, imaginary friend, chosen one, young heroes, escapades, coming of age ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: magic, good versus evil, fairy godmother, magic wand, family, witch, father daughter relationship, rivalry, down on your luck, supernatural ability, wish come true, parents and children ...
Place: nebraska, manhattan new york city, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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, parent child relationship, family, child as adult, child prodigy, travel, young heroes, self discovery, parents and children, rebelliousness, mischievous children ...
Place: hawaii, new jersey, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Cat in the Hat (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Conrad and Sally Walden are home alone with their pet fish. It is raining outside, and there is nothing to do. Until The Cat in the Hat walks in the front door. He introduces them to their imagination, and at first it's all fun and games, until ...
Style: humorous, stylized, feel good, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, cat, talking cat, imaginary kingdom, goofy hero, youth, family relations, friendship, disorder, getting home, family, fish out of water ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Neverending Story III (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young boy must restore order when a group of bullies steal the magical book that acts as a portal between Earth and the imaginary world of Fantasia.
Style: feel good, entertaining, humorous, unusual plot structure, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, adventure, dragon, bullying, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, youth, family, childhood, fantasy world, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.9
 3K
Bingo (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bingo, the runaway circus dog, is off the leash and saving Chuckie's life! Bingo and the boy become the best of friends in this canine comedy featuring doggy disguises and skateboarding, pinball and prison. Chuckie and his parents (Cindy ...
Style: humorous, touching, not serious, entertaining, parody ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, friendship, on the road, family, adventure, rescue, escapades, animals, youth, pets, animal life, kidnapping ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Beethoven's 5th (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When Sara takes Beethoven to spend summer vacation with wacky Uncle Freddie in an old mining town, the mischievous canine "digs up" the missing clue to a legendary hidden fortune of Rita and Moe ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, youth, animals, family relations, family life, friendship, family, best friends, chase, partners, escapades, odd couple ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Alice in Wonderland (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Alice follows a white rabbit down a rabbit-hole into a whimsical Wonderland, where she meets characters like the delightful Cheshire Cat, the clumsy White Knight, a rude caterpillar, and the hot-tempered Queen of Hearts and can grow ten feet tall or ...
Style: fairy tale, epic, spiritual, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: parallel world, adventure, youth, rabbit, empire, child, pets, hopes, escapades, family, mischievous children, getting home ...
Time: victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Zeus and Roxanne (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mary Beth is a marine biologist that gets annoyed when a dog called Zeus stows aboard her research boat. Nevertheless she is intrigued when the intrusive canine makes best-friends with her captive dolphin, Roxanne. She falls in love with Zeus's ...
Style: feel good, sweet, melancholic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: dog, dolphins, friendship, adventure, youth, family, animals, rescue, opposites attract, single parent, odd couple, daring rescue ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After her father's ship is carried off by a sudden storm, the spunky Pippi Longstocking is stranded with her horse, Alfonso,and her pet monkey, Mr. Neilson, and takes up residence in the old family home, which is thought by neighborhood ...
Style: humorous, melancholic, light, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, little girl, friendship, family, magic, children, greed, family relations, rescue, young heroes, disorder, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Lilly the Witch: The Journey to Mandolan (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Germany, Spain, Austria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lilli is traveling to India, to solve a mystery.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, entertaining
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, heroic mission, adventure, supernatural ability, young heroes, daring rescue, fish out of water, disorder, save the day, royal family, youth, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A nine-year-old boy gets a plastic Indian and a cupboard for his birthday and finds himself involved in adventure when the Indian comes to life and befriends him.
Style: touching, fairy tale, feel good, humorous, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, magic, family, toy comes to life, native american, toys, time travel, escapades, toy soldier, cowboy, coming of age ...
Time: 18th century
Place: brooklyn new york city, london, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Adventures of a Teenage Dragonslayer (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Arthur unwittingly discovers the secret to stopping an evil dragon who threatens to destroy all civilization.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, light
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dragon, teenage life, troll, young heroes, adventure, heroes, escapades, nerd, magical potion, legend, youth, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Leave It to Beaver (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Cleavers are an all-American family living in Ohio - wise father Ward, loving mother June, teen-age son Wally and 8-year-old "Beaver" Theodore. Beaver hopes to get a bike as a gift from his father and to please him tries out for his school ...
Style: humorous, melancholic, semi serious, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: family, when the parents are away, family relations, happy ending, family life, parents and children, prank, friendship, fish out of water, high school life, child as adult, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 50s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he ...
Style: exciting, fairy tale, touching, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: magic, witch, friendship, adventure, magical, fantasy world, school, chosen one, harry potter, wizards, good versus evil, supernatural ability ...
Time: year 1992, contemporary, 21st century, 90s, year 1981 ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%