Movies and TV shows like The Love Bug 1997

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The Love Bug (1997)
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The Love Bug (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
Story: The film opens with narration by Jim Douglas and "memory" clips from the first film. The narration ends saying Herbie is now owned by an arrogant Scotsman named Simon Moore III (John Hannah), who abuses and insults Herbie until Herbie comes last in a race, not wanting to obey Simon. Furious, Simon sends Herbie to the junkyard. Meanwhile, Hank Cooper (Bruce Campbell), a mechanic in a small garage, is told to enter a race and persuaded to acquire Herbie. The judges are Donny Shotz (Micky Dolenz), a car enthusiast; Alex (Alexandra Wentworth), an old flame of Hank's; and Simon. When Herbie and Hank have won the race, Alex questions Hank, and he gives her a ride, wherein Herbie takes them to an isolated road. Meanwhile, Simon finds the engineer who created Herbie: Dr. Gustav Stumpful (Harold Gould), and requests a second such car: an evil, black edition, whom Simon names Horace.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, family, heroes, contests and competitions, partners, journalism, family life, frame up, car chase, chases and races, escapades, disorder, rivalry, screwball, down on your luck, silly humor, twins, volkswagen, good versus evil, race car

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Most similar movies to The Love Bug

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and exciting films and TV series with plots about family, adventure, disorder, escapades, youth, heroes and family relations mostly in Comedy, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Love Bug: Herbie Goes Bananas (1980), A Knight in Camelot (1998), Switching Goals (1999), The Aquabats! Super Show! (2012), Geppetto (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, not serious, feel good, sweet, nostalgic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: car chase, family, adventure, buddies, escapades, underdog, partners, contests and competitions, chases and races, ambition, rivalry, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s
Place: brazil, latin america, spain
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100%
A Knight in Camelot (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Yet another variation on Mark Twain's "A Connecticut Yankee At King Arthur's Court." Here, a computer malfunction causes a science researcher to be sent back in time with her laptop, which she uses to amaze the court.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, heroic mission, good versus evil, imaginary, legends and myths, friendship, escapades, adventure, rivalry, fish out of water, disorder, family ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, usa, europe, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Switching Goals (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
TV show
Story: Twin sisters Emma and Sam come up with a scheme to switch places so each can play in the soccer team they prefer.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: twins, hidden identity, ambition, mischievous children, switching roles, sport, contests and competitions, lifestyle, secret identity, rivalry, mistaken identity, family life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Aquabats! Super Show! (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The Aquabats! Super Show! is an American action-comedy television series which premiered on March 3, 2012 on the United States cable network The Hub. The series was created by Christian Jacobs and Scott Schultz, both the creators of the Nick Jr. ...
Style: not serious, humorous, surreal, exciting, offbeat
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: superhero, adventure, good versus evil, fighting crime, escapades, partners against crime, partners, crimes, rivalry, heroes, music band, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Geppetto (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: When a man wishes for a son, he learns what it means to be a father.
Style: humorous, stylized, feel good, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: puppet, mischievous children, young heroes, family relations, friendship, parents and children, child in peril, family, youth, escapades, miraculous event, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Princess of Thieves (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
Story: Sherwood forest has a courageous new hero - Gwyn, the daughter of Robin Hood. Possessing the cunning skills of her legendary father and the beauty and intelligence of her mother Maid Marian, Gwyn is anxious to follow in her father's footsteps. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, tense, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: tough girl, heroes, robin hood, good versus evil, rescue, royal family, folk hero, dishonesty, adventure, assassination, escapades, woman fights a man ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Herbie Rides Again (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The living Volkswagen Beetle helps an old lady protect her home from a corrupt developer.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, feel good, surreal ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: chase, family, adventure, danger, rivalry, partners, rescue, golden years, dishonesty, escapades, heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Santa Who? (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
TV show
Story: Santa Claus develops amnesia after accidentally falling out of his sleigh and only the innocence of a small child can save him. Meanwhile, Santa has to battle the disbelief of a newsman.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: santa claus, young heroes, save the day, friendship, disorder, family life, memory loss, family, family relations, holiday, friends, romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Safety Patrol (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
TV show
Story: Scout Bozell has always dreamt of being on his school's Safety Patrol. The only reason he cannot join is because he is very clumsy. He's sent to another school because his old school would not let him become part of their Safety Patrol. ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: school, hardcase students, family, good versus evil, obsession, teachers and students, frame up, cons and scams, high school, high school life, goofy hero, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Home Alone 4 (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: Kevin McCallister's parents have split up. Now living with his mom, he decides to spend Christmas with his dad at the mansion of his father's rich girlfriend, Natalie. Meanwhile robber Marv Merchants, one of the villains from the first two ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, home alone, child in peril, crimes, crime gone awry, family, save the day, prank, mischievous children, young heroes, parents separation, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Power Rangers Samurai (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A new generation of Power Rangers must master the mystical and ancient Samurai Symbols of Power which give them control over the elements of Fire, Water, Sky, Forest, and Earth. Under the guidance of their all-knowing mentor and the aid of their ...
Style: serious, exciting, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: power rangers, superhero, good versus evil, heroes, save the world, adventure, samurai, heroic mission, superhuman powers, escapades, danger, youth ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Power Rangers R.P.M (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: In the near future, the mysterious and sinister Venjix Computer Network is attempting to conquer and lay ruin to the entire planet. Mankind has retreated into environmentally-shielded domed cities to protect against the pollution and machines ...
Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, serious
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: superhero, power rangers, secret identity, adventure, save the world, good versus evil, rivalry, superhuman powers, escapades, battles, world domination, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Garbage Picking Field Goal Kicking Philadelphia Phenomenon (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
TV show
Story: A Philadelphia garbageman is discovered by the Philadelphia Eagles and signed by them to become a kicker.
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous, football movie
Audience: family outing
Plot: american football, ambition, rivalry, athlete and trainer, family life, family relations, power relations, sport team, hopes, sport, contests and competitions, family ...
Time: 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Suite Life on Deck (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows twin brothers Zack and Cody Martin and hotel heiress London Tipton in a new setting, the SS Tipton, where they attend classes at "Seven Seas High" and meet Bailey Pickett while Mr. Moseby manages the ship. The ship ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, not serious
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: twins, ship, family, siblings relations, family relations, adventure, lifestyle, disorder, mischievous children, teenage life, high school life, cruise ship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Scooby-Doo! Adventures: The Mystery Map (2013)
Genre: Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Get ready to experience the world-famous Scooby-Doo! and Crew like never before in this all-new, original puppet movie! What begins as a routine night for the Gang - which includes the slobbering sleuth and Shaggy eating a triple-extra-large Scooby ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friends, silly humor, adventure, escapades, mystery, goofy hero, family, heroes, disorder, treasure hunt, riddles and clues, puppet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: Jack Robinson is a wealthy business man with no time for anything but work. However, a family curse is looming over him - no man in the Robinson line ever lives past the age of thirty. With his upcoming birthday appears the remains of literally ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, imaginary, magic, adventure, mysterious character, dragon, heroes, legends and myths, adventurer, fairy, miniature person, midget ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Eloise at the Plaza (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: This is a comedy about a six-year-old girl who lives at a 5 star plaza and causes havoc.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: little girl, nanny, mischievous children, tutor, precocious child, hotel, adventure, family, family relations, family life, opposites attract, young heroes ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Jim Henson Hour (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: The Jim Henson Hour is a short-lived television series that aired on NBC in 1989. It was developed as a showcase for The Jim Henson Company's various puppet creations, including the popular Muppet characters. Only nine of the twelve episodes ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: puppet, danger, escapades, heroes, buddies, workplace, family, ambition, dinosaur, friends, disorder, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Angels in the Endzone (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The football team jesse is on is terrible, after the death of his father Jesse quits the team. Then angels come to help the team get better and nobody can see them but Jesse's little brother.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, football movie
Audience: family outing
Plot: sport team, american football, athlete's life, rise to the top, sport, parents and children, high school, siblings relations, high school life, teenage love, family life, athlete and trainer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Kermit's Swamp Years (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: At 12 years old, Kermit the Frog and best friends Goggles and Croaker travel outside their homes in the swamps of the Deep South to do something extraordinary with their lives.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, not serious
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: swamp, family, escapades, friendship, rescue, danger, best friends, confined, young heroes, heroes, homecoming, frog ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show is an American syndicated science fiction sitcom based on the 1989 film, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids. It expands upon the original film's concept of a shrinking experiment gone wrong to include a myriad of ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, sitcom
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, family, scientist, nerd, inventor, youth, escapades, danger, imaginary, adventure, disorder, cloning ...
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Beverly Hills Family Robinson (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Marsha Robinson, host of a TV cooking show, takes her family on a working vacation to a South Seas Island, but their yacht is hijacked by pirates, and then shipwrecked, and the Robinsons must survive Marsha's complaints while they build a ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, pirate, shipwreck, survival, escapades, family life, fish out of water, island, ship wreck, disorder, screwball, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Wendell and Vinnie (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows Vinnie Bassett, proprietor of a pop culture memorabilia store who only takes breaks to read comic books and play video games. His bachelor life comes to a halt when he assumes guardianship of his incredibly intelligent and mature ...
Style: not serious, humorous, sitcom, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: custody, uncle nephew relationship, family life, family, youth, siblings relations, family relations, family values, silly humor, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Magic of the Golden Bear: Goldy III (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a sly magician casts a spell so that he can buy Goldy, the last Golden Bear, Jesse runs away with her pet. Hiding deep in the heart of the forest, the youngster meets a 'Ghostman' who believes all animals should be free.
Style: semi serious, exciting, touching, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, family, rivalry, heroes, escapades, wilderness, animal life, orphan, animals, bear, barefoot, gold rush ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Master of Disguise (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A sweet-natured Italian waiter named Pistachio Disguisey at his father Fabbrizio's restaurant, who happens to be a member of a family with supernatural skills of disguise. But moments later the patriarch of the Disguisey family is kidnapped ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, melancholic, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, kidnapping, family, heroic mission, supernatural, master villain, supernatural ability, danger, confined, rescue, disorder, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Toothless (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
TV show
Story: A female dentist is cast into limbo after her death in an accident and is given the assignment to act as the Tooth Fairy as her action to be admitted into heaven.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: afterlife, dentist, hopes, supernatural, family life, family relations, family, romance, heroes, young heroes, youth, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Level Up (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Four very different high school teenagers battle trolls, ghouls and a dark leader of them named Maldark in a video game that goes haywire and releases the battle into the real world (IMDb.com).
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: save the world, good versus evil, adventure, rivalry, youth, danger, parallel world, video game, friendship, supernatural, battles, humanity in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Life-Size (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: After her mom's death, Casey pulls away from everyone in her life, including her emotionally distant dad. With help from a magic spell, she tries to bring her mother back from the dead; instead, Casey's words accidentally awaken one of her ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: curses spells and rituals, teaching the ways of the world, doll, adventure, mischievous children, wish come true, toy comes to life, young heroes, child's point of view, friendship, intergenerational friendship, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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A Dog's Tale (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anything is possible when the Professor tells Tim about a supernova that grants wishes. Unfortunately, when Tim's wish doesn't go as planned, he finds himself in a dog's body!
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: mischievous children, adventure, wish come true, escapades, heroes, treasure hunt, danger, family life, hopes, daring rescue, child as adult, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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See Dad Run (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The story of David Hobbs, who has spent the last decade playing the perfect father on one of TV’s biggest sitcoms. But when the series ends and his wife resumes her own television career, he finds himself cast in his most challenging role to date: ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family life, couples, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, actor's life, family, artists and showbiz, youth, siblings relations, teenage life, father
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%