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Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)
 6.0
 184K
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Hapless museum night watchman Larry Daley must help his living, breathing exhibit friends out of a pickle now that they've been transferred to the archives at the Smithsonian Institution. Larry's (mis)adventures this time include close encounters with Amelia Earhart, Abe Lincoln and Ivan the Terrible.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, entertaining, exciting, whimsical, clever, sweet, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, objects come to life, museum, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, escapades, goofy hero, artifact, chase, dinosaur, disorder, family, imagination, pilot, cowboy, magic, security guard, ancient, tombs and skeletons, silly humor, horse, chases and races, native americans, monkey, native american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1940s, 1930s
Place: washington d.c., usa, new york, manhattan new york city, egypt

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, entertaining, feel good and not serious films with plots about family, adventure, escapades, disorder, mentor, destiny and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian: Night at the Museum (2006), Jumanji (1995), Bedtime Stories (2008), Gulliver's Travels (2010), Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Night at the Museum (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chaos reigns at the natural history museum when night watchman Larry Daley accidentally stirs up an ancient curse, awakening Attila the Hun, an army of gladiators, a Tyrannosaurus rex and other exhibits. Larry tries desperately to keep the museum ...
Style: not serious, humorous, funny, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: security guard, magical, museum, objects come to life, new job, adventure, dinosaur, ancient, curses spells and rituals, disorder, chaos, ex spouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, rome italy ...
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90%
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When the magic powers of The Tablet of Ahkmenrah begin to die out, Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.
Style: light, humorous, not serious, clever, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: fantasy world, obsessive quest, curses spells and rituals, museum, adventure, night watchman, save the day, escapades, imaginary, disorder, family, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1938
Place: london, england, usa, egypt, pompeii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 321K
Jumanji (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When siblings Judy and Peter discover an enchanted board game that opens the door to a magical world, they unwittingly invite Alan -- an adult who's been trapped inside the game for 26 years -- into their living room. Alan's only hope for ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, offbeat, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, horror for children
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, board game, jungle, childhood, mischievous children, getting home, young heroes, disappearance, animals, parallel world, magic ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 19th century, 60s, year 1995 ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Bedtime Stories (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Skeeter Bronson is a down-on-his-luck guy who's always telling bedtime stories to his niece and nephew. But his life is turned upside down when the fantastical stories he makes up for entertainment inexplicably turn into reality. Can a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: miraculous event, imaginary kingdom, wish come true, nothing goes right, family, life turned upside down, imaginary, disney, escapades, disorder, adventure, imagination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s, 70s ...
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Gulliver's Travels (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Travel writer Lemuel Gulliver takes an assignment in Bermuda, but ends up on the island of Liliput, where he towers over its tiny citizens.
Style: not serious, humorous, satirical, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, island, princess, goofy hero, fish out of water, mysterious place, giant, getting home, prisoner, escapades, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Set in 50 B.C., Asterix and Obelix are living in a small but well-protected village in Gaul, where a magic potion concocted by Druids turns the townsfolk into mighty soldiers. When Roman troops carve a path through Gaul to reach the English Channel, ...
Style: comic, exciting, entertaining, funny, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, roman empire, superhuman powers, village, julius caesar, partners, goofy hero, family, escapades, daring rescue, fighting the system, odd couple ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 1st century b.c.
Place: europe, france, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, parody ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, kidnapping, family, heroic mission, supernatural, rescue, confined, danger, supernatural ability, disorder, master villain, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.1
 58K
Cats & Dogs (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a professor develops a vaccine that eliminates human allergies to dogs, he unwittingly upsets the fragile balance of power between cats and dogs and touches off an epic battle for pet supremacy. The fur flies as the feline faction, led by Mr. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: pets, heroes, rivalry, secret agents, family, adventure, dog, chase, rescue, danger, master villain, good versus evil ...
Place: egypt, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Lilly the Witch The Dragon and the Magic Book (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Italy, Austria
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Lilly was a normal girl with a healthy sense of adventure. That is, until she finds a magical book, complete with a funny little dragon, "Hector". With the help of her new friend and the book, Lilly has the ability to time-travel and truly ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: curses spells and rituals, witch, family, imaginary, adventure, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, teaching the ways of the world, supernatural, youth, disorder, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.1
 104K
Scooby-Doo (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Mystery Inc. gang have gone their separate ways and have been apart for two years, until they each receive an invitation to Spooky Island. Not knowing that the others have also been invited, they show up and discover an amusement park that ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, twist ending, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: amateur detective, friendship, adventure, resort, teenage life, heroes, monster, youth, gang, crimes, partners against crime, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.8
 21K
Underdog (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A lab accident gives a hound named Shoeshine some serious superpowers -- a secret that the dog eventually shares with the young boy who becomes his owner and friend.
Style: feel good, not serious, entertaining, light, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: talking dog, superhero, dog, good versus evil, rescue, experiment, adventure, fighting crime, teenager, research laboratory, mad scientist, disney ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, not serious, feel good, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friends, adventure, silly humor, disorder, riddles and clues, treasure hunt, goofy hero, mystery, escapades, family, heroes, puppet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.1
 90K
The Muppets (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When Kermit the Frog and the Muppets learn that their beloved theater is slated for demolition, a sympathetic human, Gary, and his puppet roommate, Walter, swoop in to help the gang put on a show and raise the $10 million they need to save the day.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, light, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: muppets, puppetry, hollywood, puppet, puppets, save the day, performance, friendship, ambition, escapades, artists and showbiz, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, feel good, semi serious, stylized, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: adventure, ancient egypt, julius caesar, ancient rome, goofy hero, heroic mission, against the odds, superhero, architect, magic, cleopatra, secret identity ...
Time: ancient world, ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.3
 84K
Goosebumps (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After moving to a small town, Zach Cooper finds a silver lining when he meets next door neighbor Hannah, the daughter of bestselling Goosebumps series author R.L. Stine. When Zach unintentionally unleashes real monsters from their manuscripts and ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, scary, entertaining ...
Audience: horror for children, pre-teens, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: teenagers, magic, monster, good versus evil, adventure, werewolf, book, youth, imaginary, fantasy world, monsters, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Harry Hill Movie (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The comedy film sees TV Burp star Hill embark on a road trip to Blackpool with his Nan (Julie Walters) when he discovers that his hamster only has one week to live.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, on the road, goofy hero, chase, escapades, pets, disorder, silly humor, friendship, chases and races, theme park, amusement park ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, horror for children, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: friendship, monster, young heroes, family, adventure, mischievous children, child as adult, fish out of water, supernatural ability, imaginary, best friends, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Molly Mahoney is the awkward and insecure manager of Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium, the strangest, most fantastic, most wonderful toy store in the world. But when Mr. Magorium bequeaths the store to her, a dark and ominous change begins to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: objects come to life, magic, miraculous event, accountant, friendship, family, mysterious character, prodigy, toys, save the day, goofy hero, boss and employee ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Muppets from Space (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Gonzo's breakfast cereal tells him that he's the descendant of aliens from another planet, his attempts at extraterrestrial communication get him kidnapped by a secret government agency, prompting the Muppets to spring into action. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, exciting, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, friendship, mad scientist, puppet, puppets, ufo, family, heroic mission, benign alien, rescue, escapades, fish out of water ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Jack and the Beanstalk (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A fairy tale character who is about to flunk out of fairy tale school, Jack must perform a heroic deed by Monday or fail miserably, just like his father before him. Anxious to make good, Jack sells his C.O.W. (Computer of Wonder) for a handful of ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, giant, young heroes, legends and myths, escapades, danger, youth, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, family, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, imaginary, adventure, young heroes, heroes, danger, escapades, troll, family, rivalry, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.2
 59K
Zookeeper (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A comedy about a zookeeper who might be great with animals, but he doesn't know anything about the birds and the bees. The man can't find love, so he decides to quit his job at the zoo, but his animal friends try to stop him and teach him ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: zoo, zookeeper, talking animals, family, veterinarian, love and romance, goofy hero, friendship, wooing, imaginary, silly humor, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.7
 44K
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, not serious, sweet, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: veterinarian, couple relations, friends, family relations, power relations, silly humor, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, friendship, goofy hero, father daughter relationship, bear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, san francisco, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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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: humorous, stylized, semi serious, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, time travel, adventure, child protagonist, heroic mission, mischievous children, wizards and magicians, battles, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, escapades, magic ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The ongoing war between the canine and feline species is put on hold when they join forces to thwart a rogue cat spy with her own sinister plans for conquest.
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, dog, adventure, secret agents, good versus evil, rivalry, espionage, vengeance, heroic mission, family, save the world, secret service ...
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.4
 30K
Kangaroo Jack (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two childhood friends, a New York hairstylist and a wanna-be musician, get mixed-up with the mob and are forced to deliver $50,000 to Australia, but things go all wrong when the money is lost to a wild kangaroo.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: chase, friendship, adventure, desert, escapades, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, kangaroo, fish out of water, cons and scams, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: chase, car chase, criminal syndicate, private detective, family, adventure, contests and competitions, nothing goes right, adventurer, ambition, underdog, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, brazil, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Prince Charming (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After an extramarital indiscretion, a fairy-tale prince and his sidekick are turned into frogs for all eternity or until the prince can convince a maiden to kiss and then marry him.
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: cinderella story, destiny, curses spells and rituals, time travel, adventure, imaginary, love and romance, royal family, opposites attract, disorder, fish out of water, romance ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 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: touching, humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, on the road, rescue, friendship, family, adventure, pets, escapades, dog movie, animal life, odd couple, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.4
 738
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: humorous, exciting, entertaining, captivating, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, save the world, good versus evil, rivalry, youth, parallel world, danger, video game, friendship, supernatural, battles, humanity in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%