Movies like Phantom of the Megaplex

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Phantom of the Megaplex (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young man working at a cinema on a special premiere night, finds that the films being shown are full of strange and eerie occurrences.
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: ghost, boss and employee, nothing goes right, family, youth, mystery, disorder, mysterious character, young heroes, siblings relations, teenage life, workplace situations, danger, heroes, family relations, power relations, sabotage, movie theatre, cinema, teenage girl, teenage boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fired from the job, friend
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and realistic films with plots about family, youth, family relations, disorder, mischievous children, parents and children and young heroes mostly in Family, Comedy and Action genres. Some movies like Phantom of the Megaplex: Boys Will Be Boys (1999), The Other Me (2000), Finding Kelly (2000), The Secret Agent Club (1996), Stepsister from Planet Weird (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Boys Will Be Boys (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two young brothers talk their strict father Lloyd Clauswell into allowing them to babysit themselves for the first time while their parents attend a corporate barbecue...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: police detective, mischievous children, young heroes, family, parents and children, siblings relations, child as adult, eccentric family, family gatherings, when the parents are away, nothing goes right, family life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.2
 2K
The Other Me (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Will Browning accidently creates a clone of himself when working on a science project.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: student life, school, family, teenage life, youth, twins, parents and children, nothing goes right, family relations, disorder, favoritism, ultimatum ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 3.0
 191
Finding Kelly (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The surprisingly intricate, nimble plot is about a couple of kids who play amateur detectives one summer in the hopes of collecting a $5,000 reward offered to anyone able to find a missing 17 year old girl. The girl and boy are best friends who have ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: amateur detective, family, young heroes, mystery, investigation, uncover truth, missing child, crimes, buddies, writer's life, danger, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
The Secret Agent Club (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: To the world Ray Chase is nothing more than a klutzy, overgrown toy seller whose wife passed away a few years ago; and his only son Jeremy doesn't get to see him very often, because he's always away on "business trips." What no ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: secret agent, toy, secret agents, young heroes, family, disguise, rescue, adventure, escapades, heroes, undercover, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Stepsister from Planet Weird (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A teenager's life is disrupted when her mother falls in love with an alien.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: benign alien, teenage life, family, fish out of water, misfit, youth, family relations, space and aliens, parents and children, siblings relations, high school life, life turned upside down ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 3.6
 8K
Mr. Nanny (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A former pro-wrestler is hired to be the bodyguard/nanny for a couple of bratty kids whose inventor father is being stalked by a rival.
Style: semi serious, humorous, idiotic, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: nanny, wrestler, family, mischievous children, young heroes, kidnapping, save the day, parents and children, eccentric family, family life, crimes, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Even Stevens Movie (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Stevens think that they've won an all-expenses-paid trip to an island that's halfway around the world. When their house is destroyed, their food stolen, and their bacon eaten, the Stevens family breaks apart in front of all their ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: parents and children, island, family, siblings relations, teenage life, nothing goes right, family life, youth, family relations, disorder, mischievous children, air disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While trying to avoid an obsessed girl, rocker Drake Parker meets a young girl, who makes him promise to give her family the best Christmas ever. Later, at the Premiere's first ever Christmas party, a group of teens start to make trouble. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: nothing goes right, comedy of errors, shopping mall, family, youth, family relations, disorder, mischievous children, siblings relations, teenage life, lifestyle, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, not serious, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, job interview, young heroes, school, parents and children, one day, bad luck, down on your luck, nothing goes right, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.1
 2K
Dadnapped (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Melissa has a bad case of sibling rivalry, only her competition is a fictional character in her father's best-selling novel about a teenage super spy. When her father is "dadnapped" by a group of overzealous fans, it's up to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, adventure, rescue, family, parents and children, kidnapping, danger, heroes, youth, family relations, writer's life, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.1
 452
Remote (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When Randy (Chris Carrara), is forced to stash his remote control toys in a model home, he stumbles across the hideout of three prison escapees. With the use of his remote control toys, Randy manages to apprehend the three fugitives.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: prodigy, young heroes, prank, family, when the parents are away, nothing goes right, family life, youth, disorder, goofy hero, obsession, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
All Screwed Up (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: FREAKY FRIDAY with a twist. Teenisha (Chyna Lane of PRECIOUS, CADILLAC RECORDS) is your modern geeky teen - smart, suffering from ADD, an outcast at school, and an oddity in her own home. Pete is every girl's dream - star of the sports team, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: switching roles, high school, youth, family, disorder, high school life, teenage life, life turned upside down, misfit, body swapping, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.8
 2K
Quints (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jamie Grover (Kimberly J. Brown) is an only child who has always wanted out from the constant attention her parents give her. Her wish is finally granted when she finds out her mother is pregnant, but when she turns out to have quints, Jamie's ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: teenager, baby, babies and infants, family, school, parents and children, teenage life, life turned upside down, coming of age, family life, youth, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Kids Who Saved Summer (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A group of youngsters trying to save their playground from an unscrupulous developer who wants to build a factory there.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, mischievous children, factory, family life, adventure, youth, family relations, heroes, friends, disorder, activism, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.2
 856
Hounded (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A teenager ends up being hounded by a well-groomed and seemingly cute and tiny dog that actually turns out to be a nightmare of a beast.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: dog, teenage boy, mischievous children, school, pets, family, adventure, young heroes, teenage life, family life, youth, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three young boys, Rocky, Colt and Tum Tum together with their neighbor girl, computer whiz Amanda are visiting Mega Mountain amusement park when it is invaded by an army of ninjas led by evil Medusa, who wants to take over the park and hold the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: young heroes, family, buddies, daring rescue, save the day, martial arts, eccentric family, danger, youth, master villain, vigilantism, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Not Quite Human (1987)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dr. Jonas Carson, a scientist, invents Chip, an android teenager. Dr. Carson sends Chip to school with his daughter Becky to see whether an android could interact with others. But his former employer decides to try and make a profit by stealing the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: high school, a.i., family, androids and robots, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, imaginary, youth, family relations, siblings relations, high school life, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Dennis the Menace Strikes Again! (1998)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Barricade the doors. Lock the windows. Because he's baaaack. That one-boy wrecking crew, Dennis the Menace, returns for more mischief and mayhem. Based on the comic strip and TV show about a mischievous little boy with a gift for the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: mischievous children, nothing goes right, suburbs, family, dishonesty, youth, disorder, aging, save the day, parents and children, cons and scams, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Ultimate Christmas Present (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A girl steals a weather machine from Santa Claus, to make a snow day. The machine breaks, and causes an out of control snowstorm.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, youth, disorder, family, holiday, best friends, mischievous children, forces of nature, wish come true, hopes, imaginary, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Million Dollar Kid (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Comedy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Hunter family has hit the jackpot--scoring a winning 50 million dollar lottery ticket! But when the ticket is lost on the way to cashing it in, the Hunters face overwhelming obstacles in chasing down the ticket before it is stolen by some ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: nothing goes right, adventure, race against time, down on your luck, family, chases and races, disorder, family life, mischievous children, chase, family relations, dog ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.3
 5K
Cow Belles (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In order to learn how to be responsible, two wealthy teen sisters are forced to work in the family business by their exasperated father. When company funds goes missing, it's up to the girls to save the day.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: fish out of water, materialism, siblings relations, farm, family, adolescence vs adulthood, sibling relationship, sports car, down on your luck, family business, workplace situations, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.2
 18K
3 Ninjas (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Each year, three brothers Samuel, Jeffrey and Michael Douglas visits their Japanese grandfather, Mori Shintaro whom the boys affectionately refer to as Grandpa, for the summer. Mori is a highly skilled in the fields of Martial arts and Ninjutsu, and ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens, family outing
Plot: young heroes, rescue, family, save the day, teachers and students, martial arts, teaching the ways of the world, eccentric family, danger, youth, vigilantism, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Babysitters Beware (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Seven-year-old Danny Parker is a good kid who loves his parents. But they have to go out on business dinners all the time, leaving him stuck with a sitter. It's not so bad when it's his favorite babysitter, Janelle but he also gets stuck ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, nanny, family, youth, family relations, disorder, young heroes, parents and children, when the parents are away, friends, father son relationship, boy
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Roxy Hunter and the Mystery of the Moody Ghost (2007)
Genre: Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After moving to an eerie old house in the country, nine-year-old super sleuth Roxy Hunter stumbles into a world filled with unsolved mysterieus, secret plots and spooky spirits! Now, Roxy and her best friend and boy genius Max, must race to save ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Plot: ghost, amateur detective, family, small town, adventure, mischievous children, parent child relationship, young heroes, prodigy, uncover truth, danger, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Mom's Got a Date with a Vampire (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The Hansen kids are in a jam. Adam and his best friend Duffy have gotten their hands on some tickets for the Headless Horseman concert, and his sister Chelsea has a date with her dreamy boyfriend Peter. The only problem is they're both ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, scary, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: vampire, parents and children, family, youth, family relations, disorder, mischievous children, woman in danger, couples, single parent, siblings relations, horror for children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Slappy and the Stinkers (1998)
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, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: school, rescue, best friends, ocean or sea, dedicated educator, adventure, family, mischievous children, underdog, young heroes, daring rescue, save the day ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: family, mischievous children, when the parents are away, prank, friendship, suburbs, parents and children, nothing goes right, youth, family relations, disorder, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
 2K
Under Wraps (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A comedy-adventure in which three twelve-year-olds have a close encounter with a 3,000-year-old mummy. Marshall, Gilbert and Amy accidentally set the mummy free, but if they don't get him back to his resting place by midnight on Halloween, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mummy, halloween, family, youth, adventure, holiday, young heroes, race against time, rescue, friendship, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Monkey Trouble (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dodger, a criminal monkey, belongs to a crooked street performer but escapes his life of crime only to end up in the arms of Eva, an innocent little girl whose mother has no idea that her daughter is harboring a fugitive.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: monkey, family, mischievous children, adventure, friendship, adoption, single parent, thief, pet shop, sibling relationship, young heroes, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.7
 285
Beanstalk (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A young boy finds a crate of green beans. When they're planted, they grow a beanstalk to the clouds, where a castle of giants are habited.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: small town, giant, young heroes, escapades, mortgage, single mother, landlord, parent child relationship, eviction, magical object, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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