Movies like The Parent Trap 1961

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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, touching, sweet, humorous, light, semi serious, realistic, romantic, sexy, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: twins, family, summer camp, mischievous children, family relations, parents and children, family life, single parent, summer, love and romance, lookalikes, teenage girl, divorce, prank, youth, disorder, deception, divorced parents, childhood, single father, wedding, romance, ex husband ex wife relationship, children, single mother ...
Time: 60s, year 1961, 1960s
Place: california, boston, massachusetts, london

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Most similar movies to The Parent Trap

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about family relations, family, parents and children, youth, disorder, love and romance and family life mostly in Comedy, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like The Parent Trap: It Takes Two (1995), Father of the Bride (1991), Yours, Mine & Ours (2005), Cheaper by the Dozen (2003), Ramona and Beezus (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Parent Trap (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
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, light, sweet, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids ...
Plot: twins, summer camp, mischievous children, lookalikes, dishonesty, single parent, butler, disorder, twins separated at birth, parents and children, child's point of view, family relations ...
Time: 90s, year 1998
Place: california, london, england, maine, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.8
 22K
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: feel good, sweet, touching, funny, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: twins, mischievous children, family, children, summer camp, orphan, single parent, parents and children, family relations, single father, adoption, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Father of the Bride (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: George Banks is an ordinary, middle-class man whose 21 year-old daughter Annie has decided to marry a man from an upper-class family, but George can't think of what life would be like without his daughter. He becomes slightly insane, but his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: wedding, wedding preparations and rituals, parents and children, father daughter relationship, family relations, meet the parents, event planner, nothing goes right, disorder, plan gone awry, comedy of errors, human nature ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 50s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, rome italy, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Parent Trap II (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: summer school, single parent, family relations, youth, jealousy, marriage, twins, moving, yacht, horse riding, disorder, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Yours, Mine & Ours (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, 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, funny, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, teens
Plot: large family, family, family relations, mischievous children, blended family, siblings relations, family life, parents and children, opposites attract, eccentric family, couple relations, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: large family, family, family relations, chaos, eccentric family, parents and children, parenthood, nothing goes right, chaos and mayhem, siblings relations, female writer, prank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, manhattan new york city, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ramona and Beezus (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, 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: feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, aunt niece relationship, family relations, youth, family life, disorder, siblings relations, parent child relationship, sibling relationship, money problems, father daughter relationship, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 58K
Overboard (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Heiress, Joanna Stayton hires carpenter, Dean Proffitt to build a closet on her yacht -- and refuses to pay him for the project when it's done. But after Joanna accidentally falls overboard and loses her memory, Dean sees an opportunity to get ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: love and romance, family life, rich woman poor man, memory loss, parents and children, family relations, mischievous children, yacht, romance, dishonesty, social differences, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: sentimental, light, touching, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids, teens
Plot: children, doctors, family life, adoption, sisters, siblings relations, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, single parent, childhood, marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The film that started the classic TV series. Although he's only seven, Eddie's got it all figured out. He wants his father, a widower, to get remarried - to the girl next door. Unfortunately, she's not one of the women that his ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, uplifting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: single father, single parent, widower, wooing, family relations, romance, looking for love, starting over, love and romance, parents and children, love affair, parenthood ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 22K
Curly Sue (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bill Dancer and his young companion Curly Sue are the classic homeless folks with hearts of gold. Their scams are aimed not at turning a profit, but at getting enough to eat. When they scam the rich and beautiful Grey Ellison into believing she ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: orphan, family, single father, little girl, homeless, daughter, cons and scams, children, friendship, society, destiny, rich and poor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sexy, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, pre-teens, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: family, family relations, widow, romance, couples, unlikely couple, single parent, opposites attract, love and romance, fall in love, siblings relations, looking for love ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: las vegas, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 2K
Summer Magic (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Disney musical about Mother Carey, a Bostonian widow and her three children who move to Maine. Postmaster Osh Popham helps them move into a run-down old house and fixes it up for them. It's not entirely uninhabited, though; the owner, a Mr. ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family relations, widow, small town, family, starting over, young lovers, mysterious character, love and romance, parents and children, family life, brother brother relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: maine, usa, europe, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 9K
House Arrest (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: High-schooler Grover Beindorf and his younger sister Stacy decide that their parents, Janet and Ned, are acting childishly when they decide to divorce after 18 years of marriage, so they lock them up in the basement until they'll sort out their ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: husband wife relationship, divorce, family relations, family, hostage, parents and children, family problems, family life, couples, love, dysfunctional family, therapy ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, kids, date night
Plot: christmas, santa claus, divorced parents, dysfunctional family, family relations, young heroes, eccentric family, couples, hopes, love and romance, mischievous children, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Look Who's Talking Too (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Mollie and James are together and raising a family, which now consists of an older Mikey and his baby sister, Julie. Tension between the siblings arises, and as well with Mollie and James when Mollie's brother Stuart moves in. Mikey is also ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: pregnancy, family relations, family, baby, romance, babies and infants, love and romance, hopes, couples, disorder, suburban life, family life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sentimental, witty, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: puppy, dog, pets, family relations, family, parents and children, family life, heroes, love and romance, save the day, nothing goes right, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Billboard Dad (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 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: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, date night, family outing
Plot: twins, matchmaking, single father, lifestyle, family, single parent, youth, love and romance, mischievous children, filmmaking, couples, estrangement ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: feel good, touching, sentimental, light, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: nanny, twins, single parent, family, parents and children, romance, mischievous children, old woman, widower, reconciliation, brother brother relationship, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Christmas Story (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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, touching, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, bully, holiday, childhood, mischievous children, nostalgia, family relations, obsession, small town, chinese restaurant, little boy, snow ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: feel good, touching, sweet, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: dog, dolphins, friendship, adventure, rescue, opposites attract, single parent, family, odd couple, daring rescue, escapades, youth ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Perfect Holiday (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl turns to a department store Santa in the hopes that he will help find a new husband for her divorced mother.
Style: feel good, sweet, light, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: santa claus, family, christmas, romance, single parent, couple relations, african american, christmas party, farce, brother brother relationship, breakup, children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.4
 876
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: parents and children, treasure hunt, family, family life, youth, siblings relations, family relations, friends, camp, forest, summer camp, prank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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, humorous, realistic
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: twins, family, impossible love, youth, family relations, siblings relations, love and romance, teenage life, mischievous children, fall in love, tourist, teenager ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
 6.5
 130K
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: funny, feel good, sentimental, light, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: fall in love, single parent, love and romance, family, opposites attract, family vacation, youth, single father, girl, resort, parents and children, coincidence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, hawaii, usa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus (2001)
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, date night, pre-teens, kids
Plot: santa claus, christmas, disorder, couples, family relations, mischievous children, couple relations, single parent, family gatherings, fish out of water, family life, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Are We There Yet? (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The fledgling romance between Nick, a playboy bachelor, and Suzanne, a divorced mother of two, is threatened by a particularly harrowing New Years Eve. When Suzanne's work keeps her in Vancouver for the holiday, Nick offers to bring her kids to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: children, road trip, mischievous children, on the road, family relations, family, nothing goes right, parents and children, couple relations, romance, disorder, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, usa, oregon, plymouth
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Little Rascals (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Spanky, Alfalfa, Buckwheat, and the other characters made famous in the Our Gang shorts of the 1920s and 1930s are brought back to life in this nostalgic children's comedy. When Alfalfa starts to question his devotion to the club's ...
Style: feel good, not serious, light, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, bully, mischievous children, rivalry, parents and children, gang, misfit, precocious child, dog, childhood, family, silly humor ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Author! Author! (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A broadway playwright is burning the candle at both ends. He is dealing with pressure from a production nearing premiere, a wife who is leaving him, and 5 children 4 of which belong to her.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: large family, playwright, single parent, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, starting over, children, actress, family problems, couples, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Parental Guidance (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Artie and Diane agree to look after their three grandkids when their type-A helicopter parents need to leave town for work. Problems arise when the kids' 21st-century behavior collides with Artie and Diane's old-school methods.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, family relations, bully, punishment, eccentric family, family reunited, disorder, protective parent, youth, golden years, mischievous children, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 50s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%