Movies like The Parent Trap

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The Parent Trap (1998)
 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 then plot with each other to switch places. Hallie meets her mother, and Annie meets her father for the first time in years.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sweet, light, sentimental, twists and turns, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
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, divorce, family relations, scheme, matchmaking, hopes, family, child's point of view, bird, prank, isolation, siblings relations, separated, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s, year 1998, 1990s
Place: england, california, london, maine, usa, europe, san francisco

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, disorder, parents and children, culture clash, chase and single father mostly in Comedy, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like The Parent Trap: It Takes Two (1995), Passport to Paris (1999), Billboard Dad (1998), Yours, Mine & Ours (2005), What a Girl Wants (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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 ⇓
67%
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 ...
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 ...
Time: year 1961
Place: california, massachusetts, london, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 ⇓
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: 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%
Movie in collections
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 ⇓
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, 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 ⇓
50%
What a Girl Wants (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
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, humorous, sweet, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, teenage girl, fish out of water, daughter, love and romance, family relations, culture clash, hopes, social differences, lifestyle, fall in love, american abroad ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, new york, london, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 ⇓
67%
 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 ⇓
100%
 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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: hidden treasure, country estate, adventure, treasure hunt, butler, family, friendship, parents and children, fish out of water, mischievous children, dishonesty, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 6K
Andre (1994)
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, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, rescue, coming of age, small town, family, friends, social relations, family relations, mischievous children, heroes, teaching the ways of the world, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, year 1962, 1960s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
27%
 5.9
 19K
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, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick, teens
Plot: orphan, single father, family, friendship, rich and poor, daughter, cons and scams, urban, society, destiny, little girl, school ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, humorous, feel good, light, satirical ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, family relations, family problems, family life, couple relations, human nature, romance, self discovery, parents and children, contests and competitions, crumbling marriage, society ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 ⇓
27%
 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 ⇓
26%
 6.5
 41K
One Fine Day (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Melanie Parker, an architect and mother of Sammy, and Jack Taylor, a newspaper columnist and father of Maggie, are both divorced. They meet one morning when overwhelmed Jack is left unexpectedly with Maggie and forgets that Melanie was to take her ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: single parent, screwball, opposites attract, parenthood, single father, disorder, looking for love, nothing goes right, parents and children, love and romance, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 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 ⇓
50%
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: touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mistaken identity, pregnancy, train wreck, forbidden love, love and romance, romance, parents and children, couple relations, babies and infants, fall in love, rise to the top, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
Twelfth Night or What You Will (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Shakespeare's comedy of gender confusion, in which a girl disguises herself as a man to be near the count she adores, only to be pursued by the woman he loves.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, witty, colourful ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: comedy of errors, cross dressing, mistaken identity, twins, love, disguise, romance, gender bending, sea disaster, disorder, couples, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era, 1800s ...
Place: cornwall, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Corrina, Corrina (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn. To help cope with looking after Molly, he hires sassy housekeeper Corrina Washington, who coaxes Molly out of her shell and shows father and daughter a whole ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, chick flick
Plot: interracial romance, friendship, self discovery, nanny, parents and children, single parent, housekeeper, single father, romance, family life, starting over, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
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: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: twins, twin sister, disorder, family relations, comedy of errors, romance, dishonesty, fall in love, mistaken identity, strong female character, switching roles, revenge ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Perfect Man (2005)
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: touching, feel good, sentimental, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, single parent, teenage life, matchmaking, secret admirer, mother daughter relationship, pretending to be someone else, single mother, lifestyle, cinderella story, buddies ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, arizona, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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 ⇓
24%
The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two young gentlemen living in 1890s England use the same pseudonym ("Ernest") on the sly, which is fine until they both fall in love with women using that name, which leads to a comedy of mistaken identities...
Style: witty, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, date night, girls' night
Plot: mistaken identity, false identity, romance, friendship, couples, comedy of errors, social differences, disorder, diary, love story, happy ending, twists & turns ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, 1890s, victorian era ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ 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, semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, fall in love, romance, parents and children, family relations, disorder, couples, resort, single parent, quibbling, love and romance, bed ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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 ⇓
24%
Once Upon a Christmas (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Can Santa's daughter turn naughty to nice and save Christmas?
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, uplifting, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, eccentric family, save the day, heroic mission, mischievous children, family life, nanny, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family gatherings, youth, one last chance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%