Movies like Phantom of the Megaplex

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Phantom of the Megaplex (2000)
 6.5
 2K
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, suspenseful, semi serious, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, teenage life, youth, family, heroes, family relations, danger, boss and employee, nothing goes right, siblings relations, disorder, mysterious character, young heroes, workplace situations, power relations, mystery, teenage girl, cinema, teenage boy, sabotage, friend, fired from the job, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, movie theatre
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Phantom of the Megaplex

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, young heroes, mischievous children and parents and children mostly in Family, Comedy and Action genres. Some movies like Phantom of the Megaplex: Boys Will Be Boys (1999), Dadnapped (2009), Finding Kelly (2000), The Other Me (2000), Hounded (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: police detective, twins, mischievous children, siblings relations, heroes, when the parents are away, young heroes, family, rivalry, family relations, youth, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.9
 3K
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: suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: parents and children, escapades, crimes, young heroes, family, siblings relations, artists and showbiz, heroes, writer's life, confined, adventure, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 3.0
 193
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: suspenseful, tense, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: heroes, mystery, family, missing child, investigation, youth, danger, uncover truth, crimes, young heroes, buddies, amateur detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.1
 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: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens, family outing
Plot: nothing goes right, parents and children, cloning, ultimatum, twins, prom, youth, school, family relations, meaningful kiss, family, student life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 5.1
 879
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, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, teenage boy, family life, disorder, pets, teenage life, youth, rivalry, school, eccentric family, friends, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: shopping mall, comedy of errors, step siblings, family relations, friends, siblings relations, family, nothing goes right, disorder, teenage life, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: alien, foe turned friend, life turned upside down, remarry, parents separation, family relations, youth, fish out of water, space and aliens, siblings relations, family, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.2
 499
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: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: prodigy, when the parents are away, crimes, family, down on your luck, young heroes, goofy hero, family relations, heroes, nothing goes right, cons and scams, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 3.7
 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: humorous, semi serious, funny, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: nanny, family, wrestler, family life, parents and children, mischievous children, kidnapping, prodigy, young heroes, crimes, danger, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: semi serious, humorous, exciting, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: secret agent, toy, rescue, save the day, adventure, kidnapping, working undercover, parents and children, heroic mission, chases and races, espionage, undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
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: kids, family outing
Plot: youth, family relations, friends, disorder, family life, factory, family, adventure, heroes, mischievous children, activism, park ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: youth, island, air disaster, family relations, nothing goes right, parents and children, siblings relations, mischievous children, family, disorder, family life, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, power relations, social relations, high school life, youth, imaginary, a.i., family, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, siblings relations, androids and robots ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: arizona, 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, 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 ⇓
56%
 5.7
 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: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: baby, teenager, disorder, child as adult, teenage life, family, babies and infants, siblings relations, parents and children, youth, school, family life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, uncover truth, adventure, family, mischievous children, young heroes, supernatural, disorder, family relations, heroes, small town ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, horror for children, parents and children, disorder, couples, youth, woman in danger, family relations, family, mischievous children, single parent, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Roxy Hunter and the Secret of the Shaman (2008)
Genre: Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Serenity Fall's favorite super sleuth is on the case again! The town is alarmed when a priceless crystal turns up missing. The only suspect seems to be a strange man living in the woods known as Shaman. It's up to Roxy Hunter (Aria ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: amateur detective, dog, power relations, in the woods, danger, youth, family life, disorder, investigation, friendship, friends, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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 ⇓
51%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, school, power relations, family relations, young heroes, chaos and mayhem, heroes, dedicated educator, teachers and students, daring rescue, family, ocean or sea ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: body swapping, youth, misfit, high school life, high school, disorder, life turned upside down, switching roles, family, teenage life, switching bodies, stepmother stepdaughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Pocket Ninjas (1997)
Genre: Action, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Somewhere in New Jersey, a group masked rollerblading children "save the universe" by training to fight the evil Cobra Khan through a series of action-packed montages. Along the way they hypothesize some slapstick hijinks in a balloon ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, virtual reality, mask, karate, dojo, adventure, family, crimes, heroic mission, rivalry, gang, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, family, rivalry, danger, vigilantism, youth, buddies, eccentric family, save the day, daring rescue, heroic mission, martial arts ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Buster's World (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 20 min.
Story: The television series was based on a play by Danish author Bjarne Reuter. In 1984 Reuter published his collection Tre skuespil ("Three Plays"); a collection containing also En dag i Hector Hansens liv ("A Day in the Life of Hector ...
Style: touching, offbeat, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: siblings relations, youth, against the odds, teenage life, wizards and magicians, picked on, family relations, coming of age, performer's life, family, misfit, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.3
 19K
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, semi serious, light, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, rescue, family, rivalry, youth, danger, heroic mission, martial arts, ninja, crimes, escapades, power relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Bobby and the Ghost Hunters (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Sanne (Hanna Obbeek) loves stories about ghosts and other mysterious things. Her father Lucas, is a famous ghost hunter. During a holiday Lucas is asked to chase ghosts of the former cruise ship 'Rotterdam'. Sanne is very happy to hear she ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: ghost, ship, ghost hunter, imaginary, parents and children, family, teenage life, family relations, heroes, siblings relations, danger, youth ...
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, chases and races, down on your luck, mischievous children, family, adventure, nothing goes right, chase, race against time, family life, disorder, lottery ticket ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family, mischievous children, young heroes, when the parents are away, parents and children, youth, family relations, friends, nanny, disorder, boy, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler (1973)
Genre: Family, Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Precocious Claudia and her brother run away from home and hide in the Metropolitan Museum in New York.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, friendship, investigation, museum, parents and children, young heroes, imaginary, mischievous children, siblings relations, family relations, friends, power relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.2
 640
Pants on Fire (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jack Parker has always skated by on his lies, especially the one about Mikey, an underprivileged (and made-up) teen who Jack "tutors"... until one day "Mikey" shows up for real, and all Jack's lies start coming true.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family relations, life turned upside down, nothing goes right, parents and children, supernatural ability, teenage life, imaginary, mischievous children, family, disorder, dishonesty, youth
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%