Movies like The Parent Trap 1961

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The Parent Trap (1961)
 7.1
 17K
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, sweet, light, semi serious, realistic, romantic, sexy, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: twins, family relations, parents and children, single parent, family life, summer camp, family, mischievous children, prank, lookalikes, reunion, youth, summer, disorder, deception, divorce, sister sister relationship, love and romance, teenage girl, divorced parents, single mother, romance, single father, childhood, women ...
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 touching films with plots about family relations, family, parents and children, youth, disorder, mischievous children and love and romance mostly in Comedy, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like The Parent Trap: It Takes Two (1995), Billboard Dad (1998), All I Want for Christmas (1991), Yours, Mine & Ours (2005), Ramona and Beezus (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 110K
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: humorous, feel good, touching, sweet, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: mischievous children, twins, lookalikes, summer camp, dishonesty, butler, single parent, disorder, trap, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1998
Place: england, california, london, maine, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.8
 19K
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, humorous, touching, sweet, funny ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, chick flick
Plot: twins, mischievous children, orphan, single parent, family, summer camp, fall in love, social worker, social differences, parents and children, switching roles, adoption ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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, realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: summer school, single parent, youth, reunion, child as adult, couples, disorder, best friends, parents and children, cons and scams, family, manipulations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: family outing, date night, pre-teens
Plot: twins, matchmaking, single father, youth, parents and children, mischievous children, singleness, siblings relations, eccentric family, fall in love, family in crisis, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, girls' night, date night, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, dysfunctional family, reunion, santa claus, family relations, young heroes, eccentric family, couples, love and romance, hopes, mischievous children, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: family, family life, siblings relations, parents and children, large family, eccentric family, mischievous children, blended family, opposites attract, couple relations, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
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%
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, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: twins, siblings relations, youth, family relations, family, impossible love, teenager, teenage life, love and romance, fall in love, mischievous children, tourist ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.9
 48K
Overboard (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
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: humorous, feel good, realistic, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: family life, love and romance, memory loss, parents and children, yacht, culture clash, mischievous children, betrayal, family relations, amnesia, romance, single father ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 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: nanny, single parent, twins, family, parents and children, romance, mischievous children, old woman, widower, reconciliation, brother brother relationship, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.3
 799
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: parents and children, family, treasure hunt, family life, youth, siblings relations, camp, family relations, friends, in the woods, summer camp, paintball ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
 224K
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, humorous, touching, light, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids
Plot: comedy of errors, family, nanny, cross dressing, divorce, parenthood, hidden identity, family relations, custody battle, gender bending, actor playing female role, kids and family ...
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: touching, feel good, sweet, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, rescue, opposites attract, dog, single parent, family, odd couple, daring rescue, mischievous children, escapades, captivity ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Christmas Story (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, UK
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, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, holiday, childhood, bully, obsession, small town, chinese restaurant, essay, snow, love and romance, family, toys ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, couple relations, mischievous children, family gatherings, single parent, family relations, fish out of water, couples, disorder, parents and children, nothing goes right, goofy hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: sentimental, touching, humorous, uplifting, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: single father, single parent, widower, romance, starting over, looking for love, love and romance, family relations, wooing, parents and children, love affair, parenthood ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, feel good, humorous, touching, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, date night, girls' night
Plot: nanny, single parent, love and romance, mischievous children, teenage life, parents and children, family life, matchmaking, prank, disorder, nursing, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.5
 108K
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, humorous, funny, sentimental, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: single parent, fall in love, love and romance, family, resort, parents and children, opposites attract, mischievous children, youth, family values, children, family vacation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, hawaii, usa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, humorous, touching, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids
Plot: children, family life, adoption, sisters, love and romance, fall in love, siblings relations, couple relations, single parent, childhood, marriage, parenthood ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Are We There Yet? (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, 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
Plot: children, road trip, on the road, family, mischievous children, nothing goes right, parents and children, couple relations, romance, love and romance, disorder, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night
Plot: santa claus, family, romance, single parent, christmas, couple relations, african american, christmas party, brother brother relationship, farce, breakup, children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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
Plot: wedding, wedding preparations and rituals, parents and children, disorder, comedy of errors, family relations, plan gone awry, human nature, nothing goes right, couple relations, event planner, grownups ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 1950s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: humorous, sentimental, feel good, touching, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: playwright, single parent, love and romance, parents and children, children, starting over, large family, actress, couples, family problems, disorder, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: widow, small town, family, starting over, young lovers, mysterious character, parents and children, love and romance, family life, family relations, romantic rivalry, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: maine, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, entertaining, feel good, semi serious, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, job interview, parents and children, mischievous children, young heroes, friends, bad luck, school, family relations, childhood, birthday party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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
Plot: divorce, basement, family, family problems, parents and children, family relations, couples, family life, husband wife relationship, children, love, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: pre-teens, date night, kids
Plot: family, widow, romance, family life, love and romance, eccentric family, fall in love, siblings relations, parents and children, unlikely couple, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: las vegas, new york, san francisco
⇓ 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: not serious, feel good, light, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, mischievous children, rivalry, parents and children, misfit, precocious child, dog, bully, childhood, gangs, family, fall in love ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, family, eccentric family, holiday, rivalry, lake, teenage life, pregnancy, elementary school, youth, family relations, family life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: not serious, feel good, humorous, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: mischievous children, family, prank, friendship, nothing goes right, neighbor, runaway, criminal, when the parents are away, friends, family relations, troublemaker ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s, future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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