Movies like Little Nicholas

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Little Nicholas
Original name: Le Petit Nicolas
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nicolas has a happy existence, parents who love him, a great group of friends with whom he has great fun, and all he wants is that nothing changes. However, one day, he overhears a conversation that leads him to believe that his life might change forever, his mother is pregnant! He panics and envisions the worst.
Style: offbeat, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, parents and children, family life, family, youth, family relations, disorder, friendship, coming of age, dishonesty, friends, childhood sweetheart, plan gone awry, child driving car, rolls royce, chocolate, driving lesson, school teacher, mansion, teacher student relationship, dinner, children, classroom, cat, swimming pool ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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The Wonder Years
Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
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A Christmas Story
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USA, Canada
94 min.
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and feel good films with plots about family, youth, family relations, friends, parents and children, disorder and family life mostly in Family, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Little Nicholas: Nicholas on Holiday (2014), Passport to Paris (1999), Snowmen (2010), Punky Brewster (1984), The Metro Chase (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Nicholas on Holiday
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's the end of the school year. The long-awaited moment of the holidays is arrive. The little Nicolas, her parents and Grandma take the road towards the sea, and settle in for some time at the Hotel Beau-Rivage.
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Audience: family outing, kids
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Time: 60s, 20th century
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Passport to Paris
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: twins, mischievous children, impossible love, family, siblings relations, teenage life, when the parents are away, family life, youth, family relations, disorder, culture clash ...
Time: 90s
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Snowmen
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three young friends find adventure and purpose in their attempts to set a Guinness World Record. Set in a wintry mountain town, the unpopular trio pursues fame through a series of schemes and stunts that eventually imperil their own lives. Along the ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Punky Brewster
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Punky Brewster is an American sitcom about a girl named Punky Brewster being raised by her foster parent. The show ran on NBC from September 16, 1984 to September 7, 1986 and again in first-run syndication from October 30, 1987 to May 27, ...
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
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The Metro Chase
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This family comedy is about, Zack, an 8-year old American boy who is separated from his 18-year old sister, as they arrive in Paris for a family vacation. Seth, and friends track Zack down.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: When widower Mike Brady marries a lovely lady widow Carol Ann, their two families become one. These are the misadventures of this new couple, their six children, a dog named Tiger, and quirky housekeeper Alice.
Style: feel good, not serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
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Duration: 97 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two New York City children who launch a hilarious scheme to get what they most want this holiday season.
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Duration: 94 min.
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Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
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The Wonder Years
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Wonder Years is an American television comedy-drama created by Neal Marlens and Carol Black. It ran on ABC from 1988 through 1993. The pilot aired on January 31, 1988, following ABC's coverage of Super Bowl XXII. The show achieved a spot ...
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Story: All Ira Finkelstein wants for Christmas is...Christmas. Unfortunately, his parents are sending him to Florida to be with his Grandparents. Ira's spirit soars as he manages to land in Christmas Town, USA, instead.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
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Duration: 84 min.
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Slappy and the Stinkers
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Five 2nd-grade kids who don't follow strict rules by their school principal Brinway are dubbed "Stinkers" by him. On the class visit to an aquarium the Stinkers decide that a sea lion called Slappy doesn't feel too good there, ...
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Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Growing Pains is an American television sitcom about an affluent family, residing in Huntington, Long Island, New York, with a working mother and a stay-at-home psychiatrist father raising three children together, which aired on ABC from September ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental
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Sune's Summer
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 83 min.
Story: It's summer and Sune Anderssons family is planning a holiday in Greece. Sunes father, Rudolf is sulking because then he won't be able to go on his beloved fishing trip. But after seeing how much the Greek trip is going to cost, he comes up ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious
Audience: family outing
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, sweden, switzerland
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System:   61%
    User:   70%
 
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Mr. Stink
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, touching
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Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Charlie Boyle finds that even his high IQ can't solve all of his problems when he takes on a double life in order to make friends his own age.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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Boy Meets World
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Boy Meets World is an American television sitcom that chronicles the coming of age events and everyday life-lessons of Cory Matthews, a Philadelphian who grows up from a young boy to a married man. The show aired for seven seasons from 1993 to 2000 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
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System:   60%
    User:   55%
 
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Back in middle school after summer vacation, Greg Heffley and his older brother Rodrick must deal with their parents' misguided attempts to have them bond.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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