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: parents and children, twins, family relations, single parent, family life, summer camp, mischievous children, family, summer, prank, love and romance, lookalikes, reunion, youth, disorder, deception, divorce, teenage girl, wedding, divorced parents, redhead, romance, single father, single mother, sister sister relationship ...
Time: year 1961
Place: california, boston, massachusetts, london

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, disorder, youth, love and romance and single father 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), House Arrest (1996), Cheaper by the Dozen (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, humorous, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: twins, mischievous children, family, orphan, summer camp, single parent, fall in love, children, social worker, adoption, switching roles, social differences ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 118K
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, touching, sweet, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids ...
Plot: twins, mischievous children, lookalikes, summer camp, disorder, dishonesty, butler, single parent, parents and children, family relations, comedy of errors, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1998
Place: london, england, california, maine, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: wedding, wedding preparations and rituals, family relations, father dislikes daughter's boyfriend, parents and children, plan gone awry, disorder, nothing goes right, human nature, comedy of errors, couple relations, event planner ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 50s, 1950s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, rome italy, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: summer school, single parent, family relations, youth, horse riding, moving, twins, jealousy, yacht, marriage, reunion, family ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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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, funny, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, large family, siblings relations, mischievous children, family relations, family life, parents and children, blended family, opposites attract, eccentric family, couple relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, 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
 8K
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: divorce, family relations, family, husband wife relationship, parents and children, family problems, couples, family life, children, love, dysfunctional family, hostage ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: family, large family, family relations, chaos, parents and children, chaos and mayhem, siblings relations, nothing goes right, prank, children, elementary school, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, manhattan new york city, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.9
 52K
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, humorous, realistic, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: love and romance, family life, memory loss, yacht, parents and children, family relations, culture clash, mischievous children, betrayal, amnesia, romance, single father ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon
⇓ 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, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, date night, girls' night, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family relations, dysfunctional family, reunion, santa claus, young heroes, couples, eccentric family, disorder, love and romance, mischievous children, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, date night
Plot: twins, single father, matchmaking, couples, family problems, filmmaking, estrangement, mistaken identity, family life, eccentric family, family in crisis, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Ramona and Beezus (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 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, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, father daughter relationship, money problems, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 2K
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: twins, nanny, single parent, family, romance, parents and children, mischievous children, old woman, widower, brother brother relationship, reconciliation, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, touching, humorous, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids, teens
Plot: children, family life, adoption, sisters, love and romance, siblings relations, couple relations, fall in love, single parent, childhood, doctors, marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.0
 241K
Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Loving but irresponsible dad Daniel Hillard, estranged from his exasperated spouse, is crushed by a court order allowing only weekly visits with his kids. When Daniel learns his ex needs a housekeeper, he gets the job -- disguised as an English ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, light, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids, girls' night
Plot: family, comedy of errors, cross dressing, nanny, divorce, family relations, hidden identity, custody battle, gender bending, kids and family, parenthood, actor playing female role ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: san francisco, 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, friendship, dolphins, adventure, rescue, opposites attract, single parent, family, daring rescue, odd couple, mischievous children, youth ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, romance, single parent, christmas, couple relations, african american, christmas party, farce, breakup, brother brother relationship, children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.3
 821
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, feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: parents and children, family, family life, treasure hunt, camp, friends, siblings relations, youth, family relations, in the woods, summer camp, embarrassment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Nanny Express (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: With their mother dead, Emily and Ben torment their nannies to quit as fast as their father hires them. Till a nanny named Kate shows up and slowly wins Ben over. That's bad enough, but when her father and Kate start to fall in love, Emily sets ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: nanny, mischievous children, single parent, love and romance, parents and children, teenage life, family life, matchmaking, prank, family relations, disorder, nursing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: children, road trip, mischievous children, on the road, family relations, family, parents and children, couple relations, nothing goes right, romance, disorder, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.5
 117K
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: feel good, funny, light, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: fall in love, single parent, family vacation, family, love and romance, parents and children, resort, family values, opposites attract, children, youth, mischievous children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, africa, usa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting, touching ...
Audience: date night, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, couples, family relations, fish out of water, family gatherings, couple relations, disorder, mischievous children, single parent, misfit, nothing goes right, goofy hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: playwright, single parent, love and romance, parents and children, children, starting over, family relations, large family, actress, crumbling marriage, love affair, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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, sexy ...
Audience: date night, pre-teens, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: family, family relations, widow, romance, couple relations, siblings relations, fall in love, eccentric family, unlikely couple, love and romance, opposites attract, single parent ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: las vegas, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.1
 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, humorous, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, widow, small town, family, young lovers, mysterious character, starting over, parents and children, family life, love and romance, mother daughter relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: maine, usa, europe, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, mischievous children, rivalry, parents and children, gang, misfit, dog, precocious child, bully, childhood, gangs, family ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, feel good, touching, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: family, siblings relations, childhood, family relations, job interview, friends, mischievous children, young heroes, parents and children, bad luck, school, birthday party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.8
 1K
Time Share (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two single parents - male and female - along with their kids have to involuntarily share a house for their holidays.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, fall in love, parents and children, resort, disorder, couples, family relations, single parent, romance, quibbling, love and romance, kitchen ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Wedding Date (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With the wedding of her younger sister fast approaching, Kat Ellis faces the undesirable prospect of traveling alone to London for the ceremony. While this is bad enough, Jeffrey, the man who left her as they moved closer to marriage, happens to be ...
Style: romantic, feel good, sweet, light, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, fall in love, wedding, looking for love, unlikely couple, disorder, opposites attract, hidden identity, male escort, family relations, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962)
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, realistic, semi serious, feel good, affectionate ...
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: satire, family relations, summer vacation, family vacation, house, guest, beach, dancing, sailing, family gatherings, couple relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1930s, 70s
Place: california, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%