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, clever ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: twins, summer camp, mischievous children, lookalikes, disorder, dishonesty, single parent, butler, trap, comedy of errors, parents and children, divorce, family relations, mistaken identity, scheme, matchmaking, hopes, family, child's point of view, prank, isolation, siblings relations, separated, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s, year 1998, 1990s
Place: england, california, london, maine, europe, usa, san francisco

Most similar movies to The Parent Trap

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and realistic films with plots about family relations, family, chase, culture clash, disorder, mentor and runaway mostly in Comedy, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like The Parent Trap: It Takes Two (1995), Yours, Mine & Ours (2005), Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005), Cheaper by the Dozen (2003), 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: humorous, feel good, touching, sweet, funny ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, chick flick
Plot: twins, family, mischievous children, orphan, single parent, summer camp, social worker, fall in love, siblings relations, social differences, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, summer camp, parents and children, family life, mischievous children, single parent, family, prank, reunion, lookalikes, youth ...
Time: year 1961
Place: california, massachusetts, london, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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
Plot: family, family life, siblings relations, parents and children, eccentric family, large family, blended family, mischievous children, opposites attract, couple relations, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: touching, feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: single parent, summer school, youth, reunion, couples, disorder, child as adult, best friends, parent getting married, friends, family relations, manipulations ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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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: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: holiday, rivalry, lake, mischievous children, teenage life, family, pregnancy, family life, family feud, eccentric family, disorder, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wisconsin, chicago illinois
⇓ 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, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, parents and children, chaos and mayhem, nothing goes right, siblings relations, prank, children, chaos, husband wife relationship, aspiring actor, new job, elementary school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, manhattan new york city, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, daughter, teenage girl, fish out of water, family relations, culture clash, hopes, social differences, lifestyle, fall in love, love and romance, american abroad ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, new york, london, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: mischievous children, family, prank, friendship, nothing goes right, neighbor, runaway, criminal, when the parents are away, suburban life, parents and children, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s, future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ 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: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, date night, pre-teens
Plot: twins, matchmaking, single father, siblings relations, family in crisis, fall in love, parents and children, family, mischievous children, looking for love, singleness, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: nanny, cross dressing, family, comedy of errors, divorce, parenthood, hidden identity, family relations, custody battle, gender bending, kids and family, actor playing female role ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: san francisco, 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, love and romance, teenage life, fall in love, mischievous children, tourist ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 39K
Monte Carlo (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Three young women vacationing in Paris find themselves whisked away to Monte Carlo after one of the girls is mistaken for a British heiress.
Style: humorous, romantic, light, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, adventure, mistaken identity, lookalikes, best friends, high society, lifestyle, family relations, siblings relations, nothing goes right, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: monte carlo, europe, paris france, england, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Maid in Manhattan (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Marisa Ventura is a struggling single mom who works at a posh Manhattan hotel and dreams of a better life for her and her young son. One fateful day, hotel guest and senatorial candidate Christopher Marshall meets Marisa and mistakes her for a ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, light, sweet, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, opposites attract, love and romance, mistaken identity, social differences, hotel, fall in love, love story, class differences, romance, single mother, rags to riches ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city, san francisco ...
⇓ 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, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, rescue, coming of age, small town, family, school, youth, best friends, daring rescue, parents and children, young heroes, getting home ...
Time: 90s, year 1962, 1960s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids
Plot: family, romance, fish out of water, couples, disorder, looking for love, family relations, single parent, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children, christmas ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ 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, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: hidden treasure, country estate, adventure, treasure hunt, butler, family, friendship, parents and children, dishonesty, mischievous children, disorder, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, couple relations, nothing goes right, parents and children, romance, love and romance, family life, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, infidelity, family relations, family problems, family life, couple relations, human nature, romance, self discovery, parents and children, crumbling marriage, society ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 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, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick, teens
Plot: orphan, family, friendship, rich and poor, daughter, cons and scams, society, urban, single father, destiny, little girl, school ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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: feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: family life, memory loss, love and romance, parents and children, culture clash, mischievous children, betrayal, family relations, amnesia, romance, dishonesty, social differences ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: single parent, opposites attract, screwball, single father, parenthood, parents and children, nothing goes right, looking for love, disorder, fall in love, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, semi serious, humorous, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, friendship, single parent, opposites attract, rescue, adventure, family, romance, captivity, odd couple, pets, family life ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mistaken identity, pregnancy, forbidden love, train wreck, romance, rise to the top, cons and scams, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, babies and infants, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
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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, disorder, twin sister, 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 ⇓
28%
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: cross dressing, mistaken identity, twins, comedy of errors, love, disguise, romance, gender bending, sea disaster, presumed dead, disorder, couples ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era, 1800s ...
Place: cornwall, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 22K
Smart People (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Professor Lawrence Wetherhold (Dennis Quaid) might be imperiously brilliant, monumentally self-possessed and an intellectual giant -- but when it comes to solving the conundrums of love and family, he's as downright flummoxed as the next guy.
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: parents and children, couple relations, family life, couples, introspection, romance, siblings relations, hopes, love and romance, family relations, alienation, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania, campus, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: realistic, feel good, sentimental, touching, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: looking for love, single parent, single mother, secret admirer, matchmaking, starting over, lifestyle, love and romance, fall in love, family relations, buddies, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, arizona, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.9
 2K
Buddy (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric socialite raises a gorilla as her son.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, gorilla, chimpanzee, socialite, zoo, family, adventure, family life, family relations, fish out of water, rescue, pets ...
Time: 20s, 1930s, 1920s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
In Good Company (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Dan Foreman is a seasoned advertisement sales executive at a high-ranking publication when a corporate takeover results in him being placed under naive supervisor Carter Duryea, who is half his age. Matters are made worse when Dan's new ...
Style: realistic, feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: midlife crisis, boss and employee, advertising, workplace, boss, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, new job, rivalry, parents and children, boyfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, madison square garden manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, not serious, touching, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, job interview, young heroes, parents and children, mischievous children, friends, bad luck, school, family relations, one day, childhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%