Movies like The Parent Trap

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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 then plot with each other to switch places. Hallie meets her mother, and Annie meets her father for the first time in years.
Style: touching, twists and turns, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, romantic, sweet, sentimental, sexy ...
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, hopes, sisters, love and romance, destiny, catastrophe, childhood, youth, adoption, couples, interracial romance, single parent, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 90s, year 1998, 1990s
Place: california, england, london, maine, europe, san francisco, usa
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Candleshoe
Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
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 6.8
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84 min.
 7.6
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, feel good, humorous and touching films with plots about catastrophe, dialogue, mentor, destiny, adaptation, culture clash and family mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Parent Trap: It Takes Two (1995), Yours, Mine & Ours (2005), Something to Talk About (1995), 3 Men and a Little Lady (1990), Candleshoe (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: family, romance, twins, divorce, summer camp, mischievous children, comedy of errors, wedding, children, camp, childhood, single father ...
Time: year 1961
Place: california, london, boston, massachusetts
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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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System:   84%
    User:   100%
 
Yours, Mine & Ours
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: family, romance, adoption, farce, single parent, high school, marriage, couple relations, children, wedding, dog, single father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
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    User:   80%
 
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Something to Talk About
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In one of her best-ever roles, Julia Roberts is Grace, whose reaction to the infidelities of Eddie (Dennis Quaid) turns the lives and loves of the people around her into something like falling dominoes. Robert Duvall, Gena Rowlands, Kyra Sedgwick ...
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, family, romance, adultery, divorce, dysfunctional family, single parent, revenge, women, lawyer, sisters, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
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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:   28%
    User:   28%
 
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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 ...
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Place: england, london, los angeles
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Mrs. Winterbourne
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Connie Doyle is eighteen and pregnant her boyfriend has kicked her out. She accidentaly ends up on a train where she meets Hugh Winterbourne and his wife Patricia who is pregnant. The train wrecks and she wakes up in the hosptial to find out that ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mistaken identity, romance, pregnancy, rags to riches, couple relations, comedy of errors, wedding, family, hospital, parents and children, train, happy ending ...
Time: 90s
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System:   27%
    User:   100%
 
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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 ...
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    User:   26%
 
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Style: witty, semi serious, feel good, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick
Plot: single father, romance, divorce, screwball, single parent, opposites attract, love story, urban, corruption, happy ending, love, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   23%
 
What a Girl Wants
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An American girl, Daphne, heads to Europe in search of the father she's never met. But instead of finding a British version of her bohemian mother, she learns the love of her mom's life is an uptight politician. The only problem now is ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: teens, family outing, chick flick, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: romance, culture clash, father daughter relationship, coming of age, teenager, fish out of water, wedding, dancing, fashion, british, parents and children, cinderella story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe, usa, new york ...
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System:   24%
    User:   20%
 
 5.7
 6K
Andre
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true story of how a marine seal named Andre befriended a little girl and her family, circa 1962.
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: family, friendship, adventure, best friends, animals, mischievous children, children, young heroes, school, small town, rescue, getting home ...
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Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   24%
 
Author! Author!
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, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
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Plot: children, single father, divorce, mischievous children, family, writer's life, parents and children, foul language, mentor, showbiz, family drama, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, israel, manhattan new york city
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System:   24%
    User:   25%
 
 4.9
 2K
Buddy
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric socialite raises a gorilla as her son.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, adventure, pets, friendship, animals, urban, teaching the ways of the world, estate, animal life, fish out of water, misfit, jungle ...
Time: 20s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: new york, usa, canada, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   20%
 
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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
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System:   22%
    User:   18%
 
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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   21%
    User:   22%
 
 6.6
 5K
Jack & Sarah
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jack always lands on his feet. He lands on his feet when he marries the beautiful Sarah. He lands on his feet when he buys a luxurious new home. However, when Sarah goes into labour, he takes a tumble down the stairs and lands on his head. When he ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
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Place: europe, london
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System:   21%
    User:   21%
 
 6.0
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Raising Helen
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Helen Harris has a glamorous, big-city life working for one of New York's hottest modeling agencies. But suddenly her free-spirited life gets turned upside down when she must chose between the life she's always loved, and the new loves of ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: fashion, romance, adoption, parenthood, parents and children, sisters, fish out of water, natural disaster, happy ending, family bonds, hopes, children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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System:   21%
    User:   19%
 
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:   21%
 
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The Love Letter
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a mysterious love letter that turns a sleepy New England town upside down.
Style: clever, semi serious, feel good, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, small town, fall in love, comedy of errors, gays and lesbians, love story, lesbian, couple relations, ocean or sea, looking for love, love triangle, relationships ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   21%
    User:   20%
 
The Other Sister
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A mentally challenged girl proves herself to be every bit as capable as her "perfect" sister when she moves into an apartment and begins going to college.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, disability, parents and children, dysfunctional family, love story, fall in love, destiny, hopes, happy ending, family, love and romance, family bonds ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   21%
    User:   19%
 
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 ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: romance, single father, parenthood, single parent, family, childhood, looking for love, friendship, police investigation, love affair, vengeance, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   21%
    User:   23%
 
 6.2
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Mystic Pizza
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three teenage girls come of age while working at a pizza parlor in Mystic Connecticut.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, romantic, sweet, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: coming of age, small town, romance, friendship, best friends, marriage, teenager, relationships, women, coming-of-age, unlikely friendships, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: connecticut, new england, usa, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   21%
    User:   25%
 
 6.4
 2K
Shiloh
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An abused beagle runs away from his owner. On the road, he meets young Marty Preston and follows him home. The boy immediately forms a bond with the dog and names him Shiloh. His stern father won't let him keep the dog because it belongs to ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, family, adoption, rescue, mischievous children, small town, animals, hunting, young heroes, children, kids and family, adventure ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   20%
    User:   22%
 
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The Perfect Holiday
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, family outing, kids
Plot: family, romance, christmas, love, divorce, holiday, single parent, children, looking for love, parenthood, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
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System:   20%
    User:   22%
 
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Remake of the popular Disney classic, this time featuring some well known voices as two dogs and a cat trek across America encountering all sorts of adventures in the quest to be reunited with their owners.
Style: touching, sweet, feel good, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: getting home, survival, friendship, adventure, dog, wilderness, pets, family, animals, talking animals, cat, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco, cross country, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   20%
    User:   17%
 
How to Make an American Quilt
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, marriage, friendship, romance, coming of age, wedding, infidelity, women, self discovery, adultery, relationships, interracial romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: north carolina, usa, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   20%
    User:   16%
 
Are We There Yet?
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, road movie, not serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: children, road trip, family, romance, on the road, single parent, violence, parents and children, nothing goes right, mentor, family life, kids and family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   20%
    User:   17%
 
Born to Be Wild
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rick Heller is a juvenile delinquent who keeps getting himself into trouble. To keep him out of trouble his mother puts him to work cleaning the cage of a gorilla named Katie which she is teaching to communicate through the use of sign language. ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: adventure, family, friendship, mischievous children, on the road, laboratory, animals, youth, dangerous animal, juvenile delinquency, catastrophe, pets ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, seattle washington
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System:   20%
    User:   19%
 

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Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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    User:   16%
 
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