Movies like The Parent Trap

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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 then plot with each other to switch places. Hallie meets her mother, and Annie meets her father for the first time in years.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental, twists and turns, semi serious, realistic, clever, witty, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: twins, summer camp, mischievous children, lookalikes, dishonesty, disorder, single parent, trap, butler, parents and children, dog, hopes, family, family relations, divorce, siblings relations, isolation, comedy of errors, separated, love and romance, mistaken identity, scheme, swimming, nanny, romance ...
Time: 90s, year 1998, 1990s
Place: england, california, maine, london, europe, usa, san francisco

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and realistic films with plots about family, family relations, disorder, youth, culture clash, storytelling and destiny mostly in Comedy, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like The Parent Trap: It Takes Two (1995), Yours, Mine & Ours (2005), What a Girl Wants (2003), Cheaper by the Dozen (2003), My Girl (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: twins, family, summer camp, mischievous children, parents and children, youth, family relations, family life, single parent, siblings relations, prank, holiday ...
Time: year 1961
Place: california, massachusetts, london, boston
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94%
 5.8
 17K
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: touching, feel good, humorous, sweet, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: twins, orphan, family, mischievous children, single parent, fall in love, summer camp, social worker, siblings relations, social differences, switching roles, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, semi serious, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, opposites attract, parents and children, mischievous children, family life, family relations, love and romance, single parent, couple relations, eccentric family, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: reunion, youth, single parent, summer school, best friends, family, manipulations, parents and children, child as adult, couples, family relations, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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What a Girl Wants (2003)
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, girls' night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, daughter, fish out of water, hopes, love and romance, teen angst, couples, family relations, fall in love, couple relations, social differences, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, new york, london, europe, usa ...
⇓ 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: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, parents and children, chaos and mayhem, siblings relations, nothing goes right, children, prank, husband wife relationship, aspiring actor, new job, chaos, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 63K
My Girl (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Vada Sultenfuss is obsessed with death. Her mother is dead, and her father runs a funeral parlor. She is also in love with her English teacher, and joins a poetry class over the summer just to impress him. Thomas J., her best friend, is ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: makeup artist, coming of age, friendship, single parent, father daughter relationship, tuba, neighbor, small town, mortician, family, young heroes, dealing with death ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Seeta and Geeta (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: The story is about identical twins (played by Hema Malini) who are separated at birth and grow up with different temperaments. The twins then swap places.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: twins, disorder, dishonesty, fall in love, mistaken identity, comedy of errors, switching roles, siblings relations, love and romance, family relations, romance, twin sister ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Mrs. Winterbourne (1996)
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: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mistaken identity, train wreck, pregnancy, romance, forbidden love, couple relations, comedy of errors, parents and children, fall in love, love and romance, couples, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: date night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: twins, matchmaking, single father, mischievous children, hollywood, single parent, family, looking for love, parents and children, siblings relations, singleness, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: family, mischievous children, when the parents are away, prank, friendship, suburbs, parents and children, nothing goes right, youth, family relations, disorder, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ 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, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: twins, impossible love, family, siblings relations, youth, family relations, when the parents are away, mischievous children, teenager, american abroad, grandfather, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 210K
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, not serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids
Plot: nanny, family, cross dressing, hidden identity, divorce, family relations, custody battle, comedy of errors, parenthood, gender bending, actor playing female role, secret identity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: playwright, children, single parent, starting over, mischievous children, writer's life, marriage, parents and children, showbiz, artists and showbiz, hopes, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, realistic, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: single father, single parent, widower, romance, looking for love, love affair, parents and children, wooing, love and romance, family relations, best friends, mischievous children ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
 18K
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: touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: orphan, family, rich and poor, daughter, cons and scams, friendship, lawyer, little girl, urban, school, hugging, single father ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Man of the House (1995)
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, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, single parent, prank, parents and children, family problems, family relations, family, parenthood, suburbs, childhood, dysfunctional family, adventure ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Something to Talk About (1995)
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, semi serious, humorous, clever, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, infidelity, horse, family, single parent, romance, crumbling marriage, human nature, self discovery, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, single parent, rescue, friendship, family, opposites attract, romance, best friends, adventure, mischievous children, marine biologist, odd couple ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
To Grandmother's House We Go (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When the twins feel like their mom is tired of them, they take off on an exciting adventure to grandmother's house and encounter a pair of villains along the way.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: single parent, twins, lottery, siblings relations, adventure, when the parents are away, family, nothing goes right, family relations, disorder, mischievous children, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 3K
Candleshoe (1977)
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: butler, hidden treasure, country estate, adventure, treasure hunt, pirate, family, hidden identity, friendship, mischievous children, heiress, orphan ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Winning London (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Chloe and Riley Lawrence are invited to London to participate in the international Model U.N. competition, they enjoy seeing the sights and head over heals romance with cute british boys of course.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: twins, siblings relations, family, teenager, travel, teenage life, high school, when the parents are away, youth, teachers and students, student life, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.1
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Marley & Me (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A newly married couple who, in the process of starting a family, learn many of life's important lessons from their trouble-loving retriever, Marley. Packed with plenty of laughs to lighten the load, the film explores the highs and lows of ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sad, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick, kids
Plot: dog, pets, family, family relations, chaos and mayhem, journalist, parenthood, marriage, couple relations, family life, death of dog, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, ireland, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: holiday, lake, rivalry, family, pregnancy, mischievous children, parents and children, father, siblings relations, eccentric family, teenage life, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wisconsin, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
3 Men and a Little Lady (1990)
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: marriage proposal, friendship, self discovery, romance, babies and infants, school, buddies, daughter, single parent, parents and children, custody, fall in love ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 490
A Pig's Tale (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kids' comedy with all the clich├ęs. Six boys (hero, pudgy, dumb, romeo, etc), reluctantly sent to summer camp, are grouped together in a ramshackle hut, and instantly identified as losers and outcasts by the overconfident camp bullies, who ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, toilet humor
Audience: family outing
Plot: summer camp, prank, rivalry, summer, water skiing, archery, bully, campfire, teenage life, false accusation, teenage crush, laxative ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, date night, girls' night
Plot: nanny, single parent, family, fall in love, parents and children, romance, family life, love and romance, youth, family relations, mischievous children, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, family, aunt niece relationship, siblings relations, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, family life, youth, family relations, disorder, death of pet, cat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.0
 33K
Raising Helen (2004)
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: humorous, touching, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens, kids
Plot: adoption, custody, parents and children, love and romance, fish out of water, couple relations, orphan, hopes, society, couples, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Born to Be Wild (1995)
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, kids, chick flick
Plot: adventure, family, friendship, mischievous children, on the road, laboratory, youth, dangerous animal, juvenile delinquency, pets, on the run, rescue ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle washington, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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