Movies like The Parent Trap 1961

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The Parent Trap (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Hayley Mills plays twins who, unknown to their divorced parents, meet at a summer camp. Products of single parent households, they switch places (surprise!) so as to meet the parent they never knew, and then contrive to reunite them.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, sweet, romantic, light, sexy, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: twins, family, summer camp, mischievous children, parents and children, youth, family relations, family life, single parent, siblings relations, prank, holiday, lookalikes, reunion, mistaken identity, switching roles, disorder, love and romance, comedy of errors, matchmaking, gold, romance, deception, remarry, fish out of water ...
Time: year 1961
Place: california, massachusetts, london, boston

Most similar movies to The Parent Trap

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and realistic films with plots about family relations, family, youth, disorder, parents and children, family life and mischievous children mostly in Comedy, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like The Parent Trap: It Takes Two (1995), Passport to Paris (1999), Yours, Mine & Ours (2005), Billboard Dad (1998), All I Want for Christmas (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Parent Trap (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Hallie Parker and Annie James are identical twins separated at a young age because of their parents' divorce. unknowingly to their parents, the girls are sent to the same summer camp where they meet, discover the truth about themselves, and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: twins, summer camp, mischievous children, lookalikes, dishonesty, disorder, single parent, trap, butler, parents and children, dog, hopes ...
Time: 90s, year 1998, 1990s
Place: england, california, maine, london, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 5.8
 17K
It Takes Two (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Identical 9-year-olds from very different backgrounds: orphaned Amanda and wealthy Alyssa meet at summer camp and decide to switch places -- and play matchmaker between Alyssa's dad, Roger, and the kind social worker who cares for Amanda.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sweet, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: twins, orphan, family, mischievous children, single parent, fall in love, summer camp, social worker, siblings relations, social differences, switching roles, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Parent Trap II (1986)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Two best friends plot to get their single parents together to stop one of them from moving to New York.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: reunion, youth, single parent, summer school, best friends, family, manipulations, parents and children, child as adult, couples, family relations, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Passport to Paris (1999)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sent to Paris to visit their grandfather, the twins fall in love with France, not to mention two French boys.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: twins, impossible love, family, siblings relations, youth, family relations, when the parents are away, mischievous children, teenager, american abroad, grandfather, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Yours, Mine & Ours (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Admiral Frank Beardsley returns to New London to run the Coast Guard Academy, his last stop before a probable promotion to head the Guard. A widower with eight children, he runs a loving but tight ship, with charts and salutes. The kids long for a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, opposites attract, parents and children, mischievous children, family life, family relations, love and romance, single parent, couple relations, eccentric family, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Billboard Dad (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: High above Hollywood Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are playing Matchmakers! One's a surfer. The other's a high diver. When these two sisters team up to find a new love for their newly single Dad, it's a fun-loving, eye-catching ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: date night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: twins, matchmaking, single father, mischievous children, hollywood, single parent, family, looking for love, parents and children, siblings relations, singleness, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
All I Want for Christmas (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two New York City children who launch a hilarious scheme to get what they most want this holiday season.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night, date night
Plot: santa claus, christmas, reunion, dysfunctional family, mischievous children, parents and children, family, siblings relations, family life, youth, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Man of the House (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ben Archer is not happy. His mother, Sandy, has just met a man, and it looks like things are pretty serious. Driven by a fear of abandonment, Ben tries anything and everything to ruin the "love bubble" which surrounds his mom. However, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, single parent, prank, parents and children, family problems, family relations, family, parenthood, suburbs, childhood, dysfunctional family, adventure ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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A Christmas Story (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The comic mishaps and adventures of a young boy named Ralph, trying to convince his parents, teachers, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift for the 1940s.
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, holiday, love and romance, childhood, snow, chinese restaurant, essay, small town, family, obsession, bully, parents and children ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 778
Mr. Troop Mom (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Public Defender Eddie is a widower with a 13 year-old daughter, Naomi. A classic workaholic, Eddie has been M.I.A. for most of Naomi's big moments. But when an unfortunately timed accident gives Eddie the opportunity to become the "Team ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: parents and children, camp, family life, family, family relations, in the woods, treasure hunt, siblings relations, youth, friends, summer camp, embarrassment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Yours, Mine and Ours (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When a widower with 10 children marries a widow with 8, can the 20 of them ever come together as one big happy family?
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids
Plot: children, family, adoption, couple relations, single parent, siblings relations, fall in love, family life, love and romance, marriage, parenthood, childhood ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 102K
Blended (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After a bad blind date, a man and woman find themselves stuck together at a resort for families, where their attractions grows as their respective kids benefit from the burgeoning relationship.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, funny, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: fall in love, single parent, mischievous children, family, opposites attract, resort, love and romance, parents and children, children, youth, family values, blind date ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, hawaii, usa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Baker brood moves to Chicago after patriarch Tom gets a job coaching football at Northwestern University, forcing his writer wife, Mary, and the couple's 12 children to make a major adjustment. The transition works well until work demands ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, parents and children, chaos and mayhem, siblings relations, nothing goes right, children, prank, husband wife relationship, aspiring actor, new job, chaos, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Dennis the Menace (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mr. Wilson's ever-present annoyance comes in the form of one mischievous kid named Dennis. But he'll need Dennis's tricks to uncover a collection of gold coins that go missing when a shady drifter named Switchblade Sam comes to town.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: family, mischievous children, when the parents are away, prank, friendship, suburbs, parents and children, nothing goes right, youth, family relations, disorder, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Nicholas on Holiday (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's the end of the school year. The long-awaited moment of the holidays is arrive. The little Nicolas, her parents and Grandma take the road towards the sea, and settle in for some time at the Hotel Beau-Rivage.
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, realistic, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, mischievous children, family relations, eccentric family, youth, parents and children, hotel, friends, disorder, family, beach, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Holiday in the Sun (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sisters Alex and Madison are whisked away to the Bahamas for winter break but soon find themselves crossing paths with a man smuggling stolen artifacts.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: when the parents are away, siblings relations, family, teenage life, school, youth, family relations, mischievous children, friends, smuggling, twin sister, resort ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, bahamas, usa, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
With Six You Get Eggroll (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In WITH SIX YOU GET EGGROLL, Abby McClure, a widow with three sons, and Jake Iverson, a widower with a teen-age daughter, begin dating and eventually decide to get married. But they're not prepared for the hostile reactions from their children, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, light, romantic ...
Audience: date night, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, widow, single parent, romance, unlikely couple, conflict, opposites attract, couple relations, looking for love, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: las vegas, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A boy witnesses his mother kissing what he believes to be is the real Santa Clause and retaliates with mischief.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: date night, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, goofy hero, family, mischievous children, holiday, single parent, couple relations, parents and children, eccentric family, family gatherings, mistaken identity, road not taken ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Alexander's day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. Though he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him, his mom, dad, brother, and sister all find themselves living ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, job interview, young heroes, school, parents and children, one day, bad luck, down on your luck, nothing goes right, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Mrs. Miracle (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Overwhelmed widower Seth Webster is searching for a housekeeper to help him with his unruly six year old twin sons. "Mrs. Miracle" mysteriously appears and quickly becomes an irreplaceable nanny, chef, friend... and matchmaker.
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, sentimental
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: nanny, single parent, family, fall in love, romance, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, mischievous children, twins, youth, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Steve Martin and Bonnie Hunt return as heads of the Baker family who, while on vacation, find themselves in competition with a rival family of eight children, headed by Eugene Levy,
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: holiday, lake, rivalry, family, pregnancy, mischievous children, parents and children, father, siblings relations, eccentric family, teenage life, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wisconsin, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
 2K
Twin Sitters (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An evil business executive (played by George Lazenby), is releasing dangerous toxins and the Barbarian Brothers set out to stop his evil work.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, sincere, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: twins, mischievous children, when the parents are away, crimes, babysitting, siblings relations, missing person, family, nothing goes right, family life, family relations, brothers ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.3
 25K
Problem Child (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Ben Healy (John Ritter) and his social climbing wife Flo adopt Junior a fun-loving seven year old. But they soon discover he's a little monster as he turns a camping trip, a birthday party and even a baseball game into comic nightmares. But is ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, feel good, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: mischievous children, adoption, disorder, kidnapping, troublemaker, orphanage, friends, parents and children, best friends, friendship, chase, runaway ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Look Who's Talking Now (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Samantha LeBon hatches a scheme to spend a romantic Christmas with her new employee -- the unsuspecting, blithesome James -- his wife, their kids and their two dogs, Rocks and Daphne, must rescue him before he makes a terrible mistake.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, dog, puppy, parents and children, family life, sibling relationship, escapades, family relations, pets, save the day, animal life, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Ramona and Beezus (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ramona is a little girl with a very big imagination and a nose for mischief. Her playful antics keep everyone in her loving family on their toes, including her older sister Beezus, who's just trying to survive her first year of high school. ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, family, aunt niece relationship, siblings relations, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, family life, youth, family relations, disorder, death of pet, cat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, single parent, rescue, friendship, family, opposites attract, romance, best friends, adventure, mischievous children, marine biologist, odd couple ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Boys Will Be Boys (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two young brothers talk their strict father Lloyd Clauswell into allowing them to babysit themselves for the first time while their parents attend a corporate barbecue...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: police detective, mischievous children, young heroes, family, parents and children, siblings relations, child as adult, eccentric family, family gatherings, when the parents are away, nothing goes right, family life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Seeta and Geeta (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: The story is about identical twins (played by Hema Malini) who are separated at birth and grow up with different temperaments. The twins then swap places.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: twins, disorder, dishonesty, fall in love, mistaken identity, comedy of errors, switching roles, siblings relations, love and romance, family relations, romance, twin sister ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Problem Child 2 (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Junior and his father, Ben, move from Cold River to Mortville. Junior becomes threatened by Ben's desire to date again and find a new mother for Junior, and sabotages each of his dates.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, sequel to cult film ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: prank, single parent, parents and children, fall in love, family, mischievous children, small town, friendship, youth, family relations, disorder, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Winning London (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Chloe and Riley Lawrence are invited to London to participate in the international Model U.N. competition, they enjoy seeing the sights and head over heals romance with cute british boys of course.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: twins, siblings relations, family, teenager, travel, teenage life, high school, when the parents are away, youth, teachers and students, student life, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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