Movies like The Parent Trap

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The Parent Trap (1998)
 6.6
 133K
The Parent Trap (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
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, light, sweet, touching, sentimental, twists and turns, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids, teens
Plot: twins, summer camp, mischievous children, lookalikes, dishonesty, single parent, butler, disorder, twins separated at birth, parents and children, child's point of view, family relations, scheme, divorce, mistaken identity, father daughter relationship, comedy of errors, divorced parents, matchmaking, hopes, single father, family, nanny, prank, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, year 1998, 1990s
Place: california, london, england, maine, usa, europe, san francisco

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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, family relations, disorder, parents and children, happy ending, culture clash and mentor mostly in Comedy, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like The Parent Trap: It Takes Two (1995), Yours, Mine & Ours (2005), Billboard Dad (1998), Freaky Friday (2003), Monte Carlo (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.8
 22K
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, sweet, touching, funny, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: twins, mischievous children, family, children, summer camp, orphan, single parent, parents and children, family relations, single father, adoption, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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, touching, sweet, humorous, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: twins, family, summer camp, mischievous children, family relations, parents and children, family life, single parent, summer, love and romance, lookalikes, teenage girl ...
Time: year 1961, 60s
Place: california, boston, massachusetts, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Yours, Mine & Ours (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, 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, teens
Plot: large family, family, family relations, mischievous children, blended family, siblings relations, family life, parents and children, opposites attract, eccentric family, couple relations, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Billboard Dad (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 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, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, date night, family outing
Plot: twins, matchmaking, single father, lifestyle, family, single parent, youth, love and romance, mischievous children, filmmaking, couples, estrangement ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 136K
Freaky Friday (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mother and daughter bicker over everything -- what Anna wears, whom she likes and what she wants to do when she's older. In turn, Anna detests Tess's fiancé. When a magical fortune cookie switches their personalities, they each get a peek ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, pre-teens, date night, family outing ...
Plot: body swapping, high school, mother daughter relationship, child as adult, switching roles, generation gap, soul transference, teenager, adult as child, mother daughter conflict, wedding, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 5.8
 44K
Monte Carlo (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: Hungary, USA, France
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: romantic, semi serious, humorous, light, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, lookalikes, adventure, mistaken identity, high society, best friends, teenage life, lifestyle, nothing goes right, tour guide, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: monte carlo, paris france, europe, monaco, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.0
 264K
Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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, light, touching, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids, girls' night
Plot: family, cross dressing, comedy of errors, nanny, divorce, family relations, custody battle, hidden identity, kids and family, gender bending, parenthood, physical appearance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.7
 9K
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, teens
Plot: husband wife relationship, divorce, family relations, family, hostage, parents and children, family problems, family life, couples, love, dysfunctional family, therapy ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 80K
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, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, family, friendship, coming of age, family relations, single parent, young heroes, parents and children, teenager, makeup artist, small town, mortician ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: teens, family outing, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, teenage girl, love and romance, american abroad, shopping, daughter, father daughter relationship, social differences, fish out of water, teen romance, hopes, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, london, new york, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, humorous, realistic
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: twins, family, impossible love, youth, family relations, siblings relations, love and romance, teenage life, mischievous children, fall in love, tourist, teenager ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Parent Trap II (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: summer school, single parent, family relations, youth, jealousy, marriage, twins, moving, yacht, horse riding, disorder, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, touching, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: large family, family vacation, mischievous children, family relations, teenage life, competition, holiday, family, eccentric family, parents and children, siblings relations, family life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, new york, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.6
 3K
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, twins, single parent, family, parents and children, romance, mischievous children, old woman, widower, reconciliation, brother brother relationship, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, date night, girls' night
Plot: mistaken identity, romance, false identity, social differences, comedy of errors, friendship, couples, disorder, diary, country house, victorian england, love story ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ 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, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: large family, family, family relations, chaos, eccentric family, parents and children, parenthood, nothing goes right, chaos and mayhem, siblings relations, female writer, prank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, manhattan new york city, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, touching, feel good, humorous, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: nanny, single parent, mischievous children, love and romance, family life, teenage life, parents and children, matchmaking, fall in love, prank, happy ending, workplace romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: feel good, talky, humorous, light, satirical ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, family relations, family problems, family life, human nature, romance, self discovery, parents and children, contests and competitions, crumbling marriage, society, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 22K
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: feel good, sentimental, touching, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: orphan, family, single father, little girl, homeless, daughter, cons and scams, children, friendship, society, destiny, rich and poor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 58K
Overboard (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 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, realistic, humorous, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: love and romance, family life, rich woman poor man, memory loss, parents and children, family relations, mischievous children, yacht, romance, dishonesty, social differences, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Wedding Date (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With the wedding of her younger sister fast approaching, Kat Ellis faces the undesirable prospect of traveling alone to London for the ceremony. While this is bad enough, Jeffrey, the man who left her as they moved closer to marriage, happens to be ...
Style: romantic, feel good, sentimental, light, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, wedding, love and romance, fall in love, opposites attract, looking for love, love story, unlikely couple, couples, disorder, hidden identity, gigolo ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, united kingdom, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: sweet, touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, chick flick
Plot: interracial romance, nanny, friendship, self discovery, housekeeper, parents and children, single parent, single father, romance, starting over, love and romance, society ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 7K
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, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: friendship, family relations, small town, coming of age, rescue, family, seal the animal, orphan, social relations, disorder, animal life, friends ...
Time: 90s, 60s, year 1962
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 8K
Life-Size (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
TV show
Story: After her mom's death, Casey pulls away from everyone in her life, including her emotionally distant dad. With help from a magic spell, she tries to bring her mother back from the dead; instead, Casey's words accidentally awaken one of her ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, teaching the ways of the world, doll, american football, mischievous children, adventure, wish come true, toy comes to life, young heroes, friendship, child's point of view, intergenerational friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: feel good, sentimental, touching, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: looking for love, cinderella story, love and romance, single parent, mother daughter relationship, teenage life, matchmaking, lifestyle, secret admirer, romance, online dating, pretending to be someone else ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Crossed Swords (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Tom Canty is a poor English boy who bears a remarkable resemblance to Edward, Prince of Wales and son of King Henry VIII. The two boys meet and decide to play a joke on the court by dressing in each other's clothes, but the plan goes awry when ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, feel good, captivating, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: royal family, sword fight, street kid, disorder, youth, life is a bitch, dishonesty, young heroes, adventure, switching roles, mischievous children, prank ...
Time: victorian era, 16th century
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, pregnancy, love and romance, romance, forbidden love, switching roles, couples, family relations, disorder, society, babies and infants, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 6.1
 931
Puppy Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When single mom Megan Nolan moves to a new town, she feels guilty for uprooting her ten-year-old daughter Caitlin. Seeing that the little girl's only friend is a neighbor's dog, Megan decides to adopt a shelter pet for Caitlin. She ...
Style: feel good, touching, light, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: dog, romance, parents and children, family relations, fall in love, family, hopes, single parent, pets, friendship, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.5
 46K
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: light, feel good, humorous, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: single parent, opposites attract, screwball, one day, fall in love, disorder, parents and children, looking for love, nothing goes right, love and romance, single mother, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, sweet, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: dog, dolphins, friendship, adventure, rescue, opposites attract, single parent, family, odd couple, daring rescue, escapades, youth ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%