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
Plot: adventure, youth, small town life, friends, small town, teenager, gang, baseball, bully, adolescent girl, adolescent boy, heroes, good versus evil, anti heroes, dog, kiss, caucasian, swimming pool, waitress, old woman, rose, 14 year old, treehouse, paperboy, geese ...
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, semi serious, touching and realistic films with plots about family, youth, friends, friendship, family relations, adventure and children mostly in Family, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Paper Brigade: The ButterCream Gang (1992), My Bodyguard (1980), Dancer, Texas Pop. 81 (1998), Children on Their Birthdays (2002), Born to Be Wild (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: realistic, serious, touching
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, gang, city life, crimes, adventure, teenage life, buddies, small town life, family, youth, friends, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: utah, chicago illinois
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95%
 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, feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, friendship, hotel, basketball, gang, motorcycle, bully, bodyguard, coming of age, lifestyle, misfit, high school life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: sentimental, realistic, touching, talky, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, friendship, coming of age, high school, buddies, partners, small town life, social relations, family relations, friends, americana, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, california, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: love triangle, friendship, small town, teenage life, teenage love, fall in love, youth, social relations, family, society, americana, coming of age ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1947, 1940s
Place: alabama, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: touching, humorous, feel good, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: gorilla, pets, family, adventure, friendship, juvenile delinquency, on the road, computers and web, friends, on the run, laboratory, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle washington, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, small town, baseball, ballet, follow your dream, social relations, power relations, family relations, friends, politics, office ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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My Dog Skip (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
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: sentimental, touching, uplifting, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, dog, small town, americana, baseball, family, lifestyle, youth, coming of age, child's point of view, dog movie, pet owner relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: usa, mississippi river, mississippi, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Shiloh (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An abused beagle runs away from his owner. On the road, he meets young Marty Preston and follows him home. The boy immediately forms a bond with the dog and names him Shiloh. His stern father won't let him keep the dog because it belongs to ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, rescue, pets, family, friendship, hopes, disorder, heroes, adventure, family relations, animal life, small town life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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School of Life (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: At Fallbrook Middle School, the annual student-elected Teacher of the Year award is held. And every year for the last 43 years Norman Warner or most fondly called Stormin' Norman Warner has won the award. Now that he has died, the burden of ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: school, goofy hero, rivalry, small town life, teacher, friends, father son relationship, teachers and students, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children, teenage life, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Little Rascals Save the Day (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: friends, gang, save the day, family, family relations, disorder, taxi, youth, eccentric family, goofy hero, children, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, realistic
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pets, train ride, dog, rescue, adventure, friendship, dog movie, animal life, parents and children, getting home, boy dog relationship, ritual ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s
Place: europe, scotland, england, yorkshire, glasgow scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, gorilla, chimpanzee, zoo, socialite, family, adventure, pets, fish out of water, family relations, rescue, family life ...
Time: 20s, 1930s, 1920s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, family, young heroes, rescue, treasure hunt, pets, family life, partners, heroes, adventure, escapades, best friends ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: feel good, realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: school, adventure, family life, coming of age, family relations, starting over, teenage life, family, disorder, teachers and students, hopes, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, touching
Plot: bully, family, parents and children, contests and competitions, friendship, rivalry, couples, youth, family relations, friends, love and romance, underdog ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: teenage boy, dog, mischievous children, adventure, nothing goes right, eccentric family, teenage life, young heroes, youth, disorder, pets, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 6K
Andre (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true story of how a marine seal named Andre befriended a little girl and her family, circa 1962.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, rescue, coming of age, small town, family, friends, social relations, family relations, mischievous children, heroes, teaching the ways of the world, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, year 1962, 1960s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 2K
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: baby, teenager, life turned upside down, child as adult, family life, youth, teenage life, parents and children, family, siblings relations, family relations, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Lassie (1994)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An update of the Lassie legend stars Thomas Guiry as a troubled city kid whose family retreats to the country, where he befriends the famous collie and changes for the better. Conflict develops when a ruthless sheep rancher causes trouble for ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, coming of age, family, friendship, animal life, mischievous children, countryside, pets, family life, teenage life, boy dog relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Jim and the Pirates (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jim Olsson, eight years old, lives in a small, boring town.His father has passed away recently but comes back in Jim's fantasies to tell stories. In his daydreams Jim has all kinds of adventures.
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: social relations, small town life, family, dealing with death, parents and children, adventure, ghost, family relations, small town, supernatural, youth, pirate ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, summer school, nanny, camp, teenage life, parents and children, friends, nothing goes right, siblings relations, friendship between girls, children, 13 year old ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, teenage life, mischievous children, self discovery, youth, starting over, best friends, family relations, family, parents and children, young heroes, child driving car ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A lonely cat living in a mall pet shop has a sour outlook on life until, in the midst of the holiday rush, she’s swept up into a robbery and a friendship with a human girl.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: teenager, pets, christmas, shopping mall, friendship, talking cat, supernatural ability, heroes, escapades, adventure, rescue, sarcasm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 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: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: baseball, dog, sport, friendship, team, childhood, coming of age, baseball movie, baseball game, unlikely friendships, treehouse, fence ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1962, 80s ...
Place: utah, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 2K
Flipper (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Many kids might say their best friend is a puppy or a pony. But for 12-year-old Sandy, the most special pet of all is the exuberant dolphin he rescues and who returns the favor by rescuing Sandy from sharks.The dolphin named Flipper first swam into ...
Style: touching, feel good, exciting, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, animal life, friendship, young heroes, teenage life, youth, danger, pets, healing power, father son relationship, dolphins ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Million Dollar Kid (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Comedy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Hunter family has hit the jackpot--scoring a winning 50 million dollar lottery ticket! But when the ticket is lost on the way to cashing it in, the Hunters face overwhelming obstacles in chasing down the ticket before it is stolen by some ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: lottery ticket, disorder, adventure, nothing goes right, family, mischievous children, race against time, family relations, lottery, dog, family life, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Call of the Wild (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Self-centered and status-conscious, ten year old Ryann Hale journeys to Montana to visit her down-to-earth grandpa, Bill Hale. Ryann bonds with a wolf-dog, Buck, and schemes to save him from a cruel dogsledder.
Style: realistic, touching, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, snow, hopes, adventure, contests and competitions, young heroes, chases and races, rivalry, friendship, wounded animal, friends, pets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Gentlemen, Boys (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Funny family comedy based on "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" by Mark Twain.
Style: sentimental, realistic, feel good, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: youth, small town, mischievous children, chases and races, escapades, young heroes, adventure, heroes, friendship, meaningful kiss, coming of age, young lovers ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.0
 16K
Free Willy 2 (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, USA, Luxembourg
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: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: killer whale, friendship, whale, family, adventure, island, heroes, escapades, parents and children, animal life, danger, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 14K
Paulie (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Paulie, an intelligent parrot who actually talks, relates the story of his struggle to a Russian immigrant who works as a janitor at the research institute where he is housed and neglected. Paulie's story begins many years earlier when he is ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: kids
Plot: parrot, mexican american, thief, research, girl, family, adventure, friendship, friends, wish come true, misfit, on the road ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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