Movies like The Paper Brigade

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The Paper Brigade (1996)
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The Paper Brigade (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A 14 year old boy named Gunther moves to a small town with his parents and little brother. He meets up with a group of overly charitable paper boys who want him to sub for their friend while he's out of town. Gunther agrees so he can get enough money for concert tickets to take his blonde and beautiful crush too, all the while dealing with Chad, her wannabe boyfriend and his bully friends. All in all, Gunther learns to respect himself and other people and to have fun during it all.
Style: feel good, realistic, touching, tense, rough, semi serious
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: bully, youth, small town life, friends, small town, teenager, gang, baseball, adolescent girl, teenage boy, disney, childhood, coming of age, paperboy, heroes, good versus evil, dog, family relations, war veteran, caucasian, bicycle, waitress, old woman, shopping mall, goose ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york

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Most similar movies to The Paper Brigade

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, semi serious and realistic films with plots about youth, family relations, friends, friendship, coming of age, teenage life and teenager mostly in Family, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Paper Brigade: Buddy (1997), The ButterCream Gang (1992), Quints (2000), Hounded (2001), How to Eat Fried Worms (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Buddy (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric socialite raises a gorilla as her son.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: gorilla, animals, socialite, zoo, friendship, adaptation, unlikely friendships, wilderness, family relations, kids and family, jungle, camp ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 80s
Place: usa, canada, chicago illinois, new york, philadelphia ...
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100%
The ButterCream Gang (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Unlike most gangs, the ButterCream gang does good deeds. Their leader, Pete, has to go live with his aunt in Chicago. But things don't go well in Chicago and Pete is changed when he returns. Soon Pete is hanging around with the wrong crowd. But ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: street punk, religious, friendship, gang, teenage life, small town, city life, small town life, family relations, friends, buddies, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: utah, chicago illinois
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44%
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Quints (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jamie Grover (Kimberly J. Brown) is an only child who has always wanted out from the constant attention her parents give her. Her wish is finally granted when she finds out her mother is pregnant, but when she turns out to have quints, Jamie's ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: baby, family relations, life turned upside down, child as adult, family life, disney, parents and children, teenage life, siblings relations, youth, mother daughter relationship, teenager ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.0
 1K
Hounded (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A teenager ends up being hounded by a well-groomed and seemingly cute and tiny dog that actually turns out to be a nightmare of a beast.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: teenage boy, mischievous children, dog, eccentric family, teenage life, young heroes, nothing goes right, disney, family life, youth, pets, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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How to Eat Fried Worms (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: During the first day of his new school year, a fifth grade boy squares off against a bully and winds up accepting a dare that could change the balance of power within the class.
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching
Audience: kids
Plot: bully, youth, coming of age, boy, contests and competitions, parents and children, friendship, family relations, friends, couples, love and romance, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Frankie & Hazel (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Actress JoBeth Williams directed this Showtime family feature starring The Sixth Sense's Mischa Barton for Barbra Streisand's Barwood Films. Barton is Frankie and Ingrid Uribe is Hazel, Frankie's neighbor and best friend. Frankie is ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, youth, ballet, baseball, small town, follow your dream, ambition, family relations, feminism, hopes, dancer's life, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Alice Upside Down (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: France, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Still mourning the death of her mother a few years back, ALICE McKINLEY finds her life seriously disrupted when her father BEN buys a store and moves her and her older brother LESTER to a new town. In the painful throes of adolescence, Alice has a ...
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: female protagonist, school, disorder, family relations, family life, teenage life, starting over, coming of age, teachers and students, hopes, children, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Little Rascals Save the Day (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Little Rascals are back in an all-new movie! Join the fun with Spanky, Alfalfa, Darla, Buckwheat, Petey the dog and the whole gang as they are up to their usual mischief! The Rascals try anything to raise the money needed to save their ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: youth, friends, children, gang, save the day, family relations, goofy hero, disorder, eccentric family, cons and scams, heroes, pets ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, animals, youth, saint bernard dog, family relations, friendship, family life, friends, best friends, escapades, heroes, partners ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Children on Their Birthdays (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Havoc is created in a small Southern community when a 12-year-old shows up, causing a couple 13-year-old friends to fall in love with her, thus possibly jeopardizing their friendship.
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: coming of age, youth, love triangle, friendship, small town, teenage life, teenage love, fall in love, social relations, society, mute, single mother ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1947
Place: alabama, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.1
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My Bodyguard (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Clifford Peach (Chris Makepeace), an easygoing teenager, is finding less than easy to fit in at his new high school, where a tough-talking bully (Matt Dillon) terrorizes his classmates and extorts their lunch money. Refusing to pay up, Clifford ...
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, unusual plot structure, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenager, coming of age, bully, motorcycle, bullying, gang, cheerleading, hotel, mentor, youth, bodyguard ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.8
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The Sandlot (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Scotty Smalls moves to a new neighborhood with his mom and stepdad, and wants to learn to play baseball. The neighborhood baseball guru Rodriquez takes Smalls under his wing. They fall into adventures involving baseball, treehouse sleep-ins, the ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: baseball, coming of age, friendship, sport, childhood, dog, small town, unlikely friendships, child, team, children, summer ...
Time: 60s, 80s, year 1962, 20th century, 50s
Place: utah, california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.0
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My Dog Skip (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A shy boy is unable to make friends in Yazoo City, Mississippi in 1942, until his parents give him a terrier puppy for his ninth birthday. The dog, which he names Skip, becomes well known and loved throughout the community and enriches the life of ...
Style: feel good, touching, sweet, sentimental, sad ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, coming of age, childhood, world war two, small town, animals, child's point of view, friendship, youth, children, baseball, lifestyle ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, usa, oxford university, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Birder's Guide to Everything (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: David Portnoy, a 15-year-old birding fanatic, thinks that he's made the discovery of a lifetime. So, on the eve of his father's remarriage, he escapes on an epic road trip with his best friends to solidify their place in birding history.
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, friendship, remarry, obsessive quest, road trip, friends, escapades, sexual content, coming of age, friendship between boys, teenage boy, boyhood ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, connecticut, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Luck of the Irish (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A teenager must battle for a gold charm to keep his family from being controlled by an evil leprechaun.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: youth, basketball, disney, family relations, friendship, teenage life, family life, child as adult, childhood, teenager, holiday, magical creature ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Frenemies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: What happens when three sets of BFF's become enemies?
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, teen comedy ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: teenager, teenage girl, teenage life, high school, friends, youth, best friends, rivalry, friendship, ambition, computers and web, disney ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.0
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Snowmen (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three young friends find adventure and purpose in their attempts to set a Guinness World Record. Set in a wintry mountain town, the unpopular trio pursues fame through a series of schemes and stunts that eventually imperil their own lives. Along the ...
Style: touching, uplifting, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: youth, friendship, human spirit, elementary school, desire for fame, ambition, terminal illness, against the odds, social relations, life is a bitch, family problems, small town ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.7
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Andre (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The true story of how a marine seal named Andre befriended a little girl and her family, circa 1962.
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, touching, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, chick flick ...
Plot: animals, coming of age, childhood, seal the animal, friendship, orphan, youth, small town, magic, adoption, single father, runaway ...
Time: year 1962, 90s, 60s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Angels Sing (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: As a child, Michael Walker wished every day could be Christmas. That is, until a tragic accident crushed his holiday spirit. Thirty years later, Michael still can't muster any joy for the holidays, despite encouragement from his playful wife ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, youth, family life, family relations, haunted by the past, parents and children, mysterious character, friendship, coming of age, holiday, christmas movie
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Simon Birch (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Simon Birch tells the story of Joe and Simon's heart-warming journey of friendship. Simon Birch was born with a condition that makes him much smaller than all the other kids in town. Now, due to his condition, Simon thinks God made him this way ...
Style: sentimental, inspirational, sad, emotional, feel good ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night, family outing
Plot: coming of age, destiny, friendship, disability, family relations, small town, happy ending, life philosophy, justice, illegitimate son, hopes, obsessive quest ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 5K
Lassie (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, France, Ireland, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A family in financial crisis is forced to sell Lassie, their beloved dog. Hundreds of miles away from her true family, Lassie escapes and sets out on a journey home.
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, sad ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, pets, rescue, friendship, animals, parents and children, getting home, youth, christmas, little girl, childhood, puppy love ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe, scotland, england, yorkshire, glasgow scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
When Zachary Beaver Came to Town (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Zachary Beaver, a sideshow attraction also known as the world's fattest boy, arrives in the sleepy town of Granger, Texas.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: youth, friendship, friendship between boys, teenage life, self discovery, mischievous children, parents and children, family relations, best friends, young heroes, starting over, fat boy ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Born to Be Wild (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rick Heller is a juvenile delinquent who keeps getting himself into trouble. To keep him out of trouble his mother puts him to work cleaning the cage of a gorilla named Katie which she is teaching to communicate through the use of sign language. ...
Style: feel good, romantic, surreal, twist ending, road movie ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, teens, chick flick, pre-teens ...
Plot: gorilla, animals, youth, friendship, pets, teenager, adaptation, chase, catastrophe, writers, happy ending, lone hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Dancer, Texas Pop. 81 (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four guys, best friends, have grown up together in DANCER, TEXAS POP. 81, a tiny town in West Texas. Years ago, they made a solemn vow to leave town together as soon as they graduate. Now, it's that weekend and the time has come to "put up ...
Style: talky, realistic, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, high school, culture clash, depression, catastrophe, corruption, beautiful scenery, character study, childhood, honest, prejudice ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: texas, los angeles, california, new jersey, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas! (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teddy Duncan's middle-class family embarks on a road trip from their home in Denver to visit Mrs. Duncans Parents, the Blankenhoopers, in Palm Springs. When they find themselves stranded between Denver and Utah, they try to hitch a ride to Las ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, disney, parents and children, family relations, family life, on the road, teenager, youth, children, santa claus, desert, chicken ...
Time: 21st century
Place: las vegas, utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Baby-Sitters Club (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It's the story about seven very different best friends, and one summer that will bring them together like never before.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, chick flick, family outing ...
Plot: friendship, teenager, camp, coming of age, nanny, children, babysitting, childhood, teenage life, parents and children, nothing goes right, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: connecticut, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.0
 19K
Free Willy 2 (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jesse becomes reunited with Willy three years after the whale's jump to freedom as the teenager tries to rescue the killer whale and other orcas from an oil spill.
Style: feel good, sweet, sentimental, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: killer whale, whale, friendship, childhood, animals, daring rescue, rescue, greed, ecology, human animal relationship, island, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.7
 142
Smoke (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Chris is haunted by the death of his father and resentful of his stepfather Cal. He befriends a lost dog and names it Smoke, but tries to keep it a secret for fear Cal will take the dog away.
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, emotional, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: youth, disney, nature, family relations, animal life, estrangement, remarry, farm, teenage life, coming of age, betrayal, dog ...
Time: 60s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.6
 219
Mo (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Every kid wants to be cool and fit in - life's a blast even when you're different. When Mo's reflection is revealed, he sees a body that doesn't quite resemble any of his peers. Here, he tells the tale of his youth, growing up on ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Plot: youth, family relations, friendship, teenage life, family problems, disability, optimism, hopes, social misfits, society, parents and children, physical appearance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.4
 3K
Air Bud 3 (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In this second heartwarming and hilarious sequel to the popular favorite, Air Bud masters two new starring roles: soccer (real football) player and fatherhood. Loaded with laughs and cool soccer action, Buddy teams up alongside U.S. women's ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, golden retriever, sport team, ambition, friendship, rivalry, family relations, pets, sport, contests and competitions, best friends, animal life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%