Movies like The Parent Trap 1961

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The Parent Trap
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: touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic, sweet, humorous, romantic, light, sexy, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: family, romance, twins, divorce, summer camp, comedy of errors, mischievous children, wedding, children, camp, childhood, single father, switching roles, sisters, disney, parents and children, mistaken identity, kids and family, runaway, siblings relations, fish out of water, holiday, culture clash, marriage, destiny ...
Time: year 1961
Place: california, london, boston, massachusetts
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The Parent Trap II
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and romantic films with plots about family, mentor, dialogue, catastrophe, runaway, culture clash and chase mostly in Comedy, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like The Parent Trap: It Takes Two (1995), Father of the Bride (1991), Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962), With Six You Get Eggroll (1968), Father of the Bride Part II (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Parent Trap
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: touching, semi serious, twists and turns, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: family, romance, divorce, comedy of errors, marriage, parents and children, dishonesty, disney, happy ending, single father, children, camp ...
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It Takes Two
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, humorous, sweet, touching, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: twins, orphan, mischievous children, family, switching roles, adoption, single father, disorder, social differences, fall in love, camp, single parent ...
Time: 90s
Place: london
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The Parent Trap II
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: best friends, family, manipulations, parents and children, youth, child as adult, couples, single parent, family relations, friends, cons and scams, reunion ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
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System:   54%
    User:   100%
 
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Father of the Bride
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: sentimental, touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: wedding, father daughter relationship, comedy of errors, marriage, couple relations, family, parenthood, parents and children, romance, family drama, happy ending, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: James Stewart and Maureen O'Hara star as Roger and Peggy Hobbs, a St. Louis couple with a large brood who desire a seaside vacation. Renting a cottage by the ocean is just the first step in a summer fraught with disasters, including a couch ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, light ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: parenthood, dysfunctional family, nothing goes right, finnish, family, family bonds, parents and children, children, family gatherings, family drama, house, summer vacation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1930s
Place: california
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With Six You Get Eggroll
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, romance, single parent, dysfunctional family, unlikely couple, marriage, divorce, opposites attract, immortality, children, couple relations, looking for love ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: las vegas, new york, san francisco
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System:   29%
    User:   33%
 
Father of the Bride Part II
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Just when George Banks has recovered from his daughter's wedding, he receives the news that she's pregnant ... and that George's wife, Nina, is expecting too. He was planning on selling their home, but that's a plan that -- like ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, midlife crisis, father daughter relationship, parenthood, marriage, parents and children, comedy of errors, family, wedding, destiny, family life, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california, boston
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System:   27%
    User:   22%
 
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The Perfect Holiday
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching ...
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Time: contemporary
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System:   26%
    User:   21%
 
The Trouble with Angels
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Coming of age story for two girls, Mary Clancy and Rachel Devery, who find themselves as students at the St. Francis Academy, a catholic boarding school for girls. The story spans three years and follows the girls and their many pranks including ...
Style: touching, not serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
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    User:   26%
 
Yours, Mine and Ours
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Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
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Style: humorous, sentimental, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, family outing, kids
Plot: family, children, adoption, parenthood, single parent, kids and family, dysfunctional family, couple relations, marriage, single father, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: san francisco
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System:   24%
    User:   24%
 
Look Who's Talking Too
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: date night, family outing, kids
Plot: family, pregnancy, romance, suburbs, babies and infants, parents and children, children, natural disaster, marriage, siblings relations, baby, happy ending ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   20%
 
Beethoven's 2nd
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Beethoven is back -- and this time, he has a whole brood with him now that he's met his canine match, Missy, and fathered a family. The only problem is that Missy's owner, Regina, wants to sell the puppies and tear the clan apart. ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, romantic, sweet ...
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System:   23%
    User:   26%
 
The Little Rascals
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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: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, family, buddies, childhood, children, mischievous children, parents and children, bullying, kids and family, ninja, nothing goes right, adolescence ...
Time: 1930s
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The Courtship of Eddie's Father
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: sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
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Overboard
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Country: USA
Duration: 106 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: semi serious, feel good, romantic, realistic, humorous ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   23%
 
Man of the House
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
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The Perfect Man
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Holly is tired of moving every time her mom Jean breaks up with yet another second-rate guy. To distract her mother from her latest bad choice, Holly conceives the perfect plan for the perfect man, an imaginary secret admirer who will romance Jean ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sweet ...
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System:   23%
    User:   26%
 
3 Men and a Little Lady
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Sylvia's work increasingly takes her away from the three men who help bring up Mary, her daughter. When she decides to move to England and take Mary with her, the three men are heartbroken at losing the two most important females in their lives.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick
Plot: romance, school, babies and infants, boarding school, family, children, buddies, wedding, love, single parent, friendship, stereotypes ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london, scotland
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System:   22%
    User:   23%
 
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Little Manhattan
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Gabe was just a normal kid growing up in Manhattan until Rosemary Telesco walked into his life, actually into his karate class. But before Gabe can tell Rosemary how he feels, she tells him she will not be going to public school any ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: romance, love, divorce, friendship, coming of age, school, first love, couple relations, love story, jealousy, children, childhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   22%
    User:   23%
 
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Candleshoe
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Candleshoe is a 1977 Walt Disney Productions live action movie based on the Michael Innes novel Christmas at Candleshoe and starring Jodie Foster, Helen Hayes in her last screen appearance, David Niven and Leo McKern.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, family, friendship, treasure, hidden identity, disney, children, mischievous children, kids and family, childhood, parents and children ...
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Place: england, london, los angeles
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    User:   23%
 
Look Who's Talking Now
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, feel good, semi serious, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
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The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Mia Thermopolis is now a college graduate and on her way to Genovia to take up her duties as princess. Her best friend Lilly also joins her for the summer. Mia continues her 'princess lessons'- riding horses side-saddle, archery, and other ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, romantic, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, marriage, wooing, wedding, happy ending, cinderella story, love, royal court, disney, palaces castles and temples, royal family, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, san francisco
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System:   21%
    User:   17%
 
Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When the pets accidentally get separated from their vacationing owners, Chance, Shadow, and Sassy navigate the mean streets of San Francisco, trying to find their home across the Golden Gate Bridge. But the road is blocked by a series of hazards, ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, exciting, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, dog, odd couple, talking animals, kids and family, animals, getting home, wilderness, rescue, airport, disney ...
Place: san francisco, california, canada, usa
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System:   21%
    User:   24%
 
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The Happiest Millionaire
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A happy and unbelievably lucky young Irish immigrant, John Lawless, lands a job as the butler of an unconventional millionaire, Biddle. His daughter, Cordelia Drexel Biddle, tires of the unusual antics of her father--especially since the nice young ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, romance, rich and poor, music, cinderella story, dancing, family drama, school, family life, kids and family, estate, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917, year 1916
Place: philadelphia, usa, london, ireland
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System:   21%
    User:   23%
 
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
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, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, young heroes, kids and family, disney, school, parents and children, children, happy ending, catastrophe, down on your luck, dysfunctional family, job interview ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, australia
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System:   21%
    User:   23%
 
Zeus and Roxanne
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, semi serious, humorous, touching, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, family, romance, best friends, adventure, animals, mischievous children, goth, odd couple, single parent, children, dolphins ...
Place: bahamas
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System:   21%
    User:   23%
 
The Prince and Me
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A fairy tale love-story about pre-med student Paige who falls in love with a Danish Prince "Eddie" who refused to follow the traditions of his parents and has come to the US to quench his thirst for rebellion. Paige and Edward come from ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, romantic, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: college, romance, opposites attract, happy ending, love story, social differences, cinderella story, love, fall in love, fish out of water, women, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wisconsin, australia, san francisco, medical school, denmark
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System:   20%
    User:   22%
 
The Ugly Dachshund
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Garrisons (Dean Jones and Suzanne Pleshette) are the "proud parents" of three adorable dachshund pups -- and one overgrown Great Dane named Brutus, who nevertheless thinks of himself as a dainty dachsie. His identity crisis results in ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sweet, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, dog, suburbs, anti heroes, marriage, disney, happy ending, best friends, kids and family, chase, mischievous children, animals ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco
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System:   20%
    User:   18%
 

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