Movies like The Parent Trap

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The Parent Trap (1998)
 6.5
 123K
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, sweet, touching, light, sentimental, twists and turns, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids, teens
Plot: mischievous children, twins, summer camp, lookalikes, dishonesty, butler, single parent, disorder, mistaken identity, parents and children, family relations, comedy of errors, divorce, child's point of view, scheme, matchmaking, hopes, twins separated at birth, family, nanny, prank, siblings relations, separated, trap, father daughter relationship ...
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 sweet films with plots about family relations, family, chase, culture clash, parents and children, destiny and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like The Parent Trap: It Takes Two (1995), Yours, Mine & Ours (2005), Billboard Dad (1998), Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), Monte Carlo (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
 21K
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, humorous, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: twins, mischievous children, family, orphan, summer camp, single parent, children, fall in love, social worker, adoption, switching roles, social differences ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, parents and children, family relations, family, mischievous children, family life, summer camp, reunion, single parent, summer, love and romance, lookalikes ...
Time: year 1961, 1960s, 60s
Place: california, boston, massachusetts, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, teens
Plot: family, large family, mischievous children, siblings relations, family life, family relations, blended family, parents and children, opposites attract, eccentric family, single parent, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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: pre-teens, family outing, date night
Plot: twins, single father, matchmaking, youth, mischievous children, family, love and romance, siblings relations, singleness, looking for love, family life, family in crisis ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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 7.0
 250K
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, touching, humorous, light, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids, girls' night
Plot: family, comedy of errors, cross dressing, nanny, divorce, family relations, hidden identity, gender bending, kids and family, custody battle, actor playing female role, parenthood ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.8
 42K
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: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, lookalikes, mistaken identity, adventure, high society, best friends, teenage life, lifestyle, tour guide, siblings relations, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: monte carlo, paris france, europe, monaco, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: twins, impossible love, youth, family relations, siblings relations, family, teenager, love and romance, teenage life, fall in love, mischievous children, tourist ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.2
 127K
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: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, date night, family outing ...
Plot: body swapping, mother daughter relationship, high school, child as adult, soul transference, adult as child, switching roles, teenager, fish out of water, parents and children, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 5.9
 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, teens
Plot: husband wife relationship, divorce, family relations, family, family problems, parents and children, family life, couples, children, love, dysfunctional family, hostage ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: humorous, touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: single parent, summer school, youth, family relations, moving, horse riding, twins, marriage, jealousy, reunion, yacht, family ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: teens, family outing, girls' night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, teenage girl, love and romance, shopping, father daughter relationship, social differences, fish out of water, daughter, american abroad, culture clash, family relations, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, london, new york, usa, europe ...
⇓ 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, family relations, mischievous children, teenage life, competition, holiday, family, parents and children, eccentric family, siblings relations, family life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, new york, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.7
 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, romance, parents and children, mischievous children, old woman, widower, brother brother relationship, reconciliation, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ 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: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: large family, family, family relations, chaos, chaos and mayhem, parents and children, siblings relations, nothing goes right, prank, children, elementary school, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, manhattan new york city, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: date night, family outing, girls' night
Plot: false identity, mistaken identity, romance, couples, social differences, friendship, comedy of errors, disorder, victorian england, diary, love story, happy ending ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1890s, 1920s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Baby-Sitters Club (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It's the story about seven very different best friends, and one summer that will bring them together like never before.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: friendship, summer school, nanny, camp, teenage life, parents and children, friends, nothing goes right, siblings relations, children, 13 year old, babysitting ...
Time: 90s
Place: connecticut, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 74K
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, coming of age, friendship, family relations, single parent, makeup artist, family, young heroes, parents and children, small town, mortician, starting over ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, sweet, light ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, fall in love, love and romance, wedding, looking for love, unlikely couple, opposites attract, disorder, love story, couples, hidden identity, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, united kingdom, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, sweet, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, chick flick
Plot: interracial romance, nanny, friendship, self discovery, single father, parents and children, single parent, romance, starting over, couples, family problems, society ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: usa, washington d.c., los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 6K
Andre (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 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, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: friendship, family relations, coming of age, rescue, small town, family, orphan, disorder, social relations, best friends, getting home, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 60s, year 1962, 1960s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ 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: pregnancy, mistaken identity, love and romance, romance, forbidden love, switching roles, dishonesty, family relations, couples, disorder, babies and infants, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
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, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, single parent, mother daughter relationship, teenage life, matchmaking, lifestyle, cinderella story, secret admirer, romance, pretending to be someone else, high school ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, arizona ...
⇓ 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: feel good, not serious, humorous, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens ...
Plot: mischievous children, prank, family, when the parents are away, friendship, nothing goes right, children, neighbor, suburbs, criminal, runaway, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s, future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 5.9
 21K
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, touching, sentimental, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: orphan, little girl, family, single father, homeless, daughter, cons and scams, rich and poor, urban, children, friendship, society ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, society, crumbling marriage, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 859
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, captivating, light, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: romance, parents and children, fall in love, family relations, family, dog, hopes, pets, single parent, friendship, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Seeta and Geeta (1972)
Genre: Adventure, 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, sentimental, realistic
Plot: twins, disorder, family relations, twin sister, comedy of errors, romance, dishonesty, fall in love, mistaken identity, bollywood, strong female character, switching roles ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ 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, friendship, dolphins, adventure, rescue, opposites attract, single parent, family, odd couple, daring rescue, young heroes, youth ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.5
 44K
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: opposites attract, single parent, screwball, single father, one day, looking for love, parents and children, disorder, nothing goes right, love and romance, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Are We There Yet? (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, 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, girls' night
Plot: children, road trip, mischievous children, on the road, family relations, family, couple relations, parents and children, nothing goes right, romance, disorder, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, canada, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%