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

Most similar movies to Phantom of the Megaplex

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, feel good and realistic films with plots about family, youth, family relations, disorder, young heroes, mischievous children and danger mostly in Family, Comedy and Action genres. Some movies like Phantom of the Megaplex: Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh (2008), The Even Stevens Movie (2003), Boys Will Be Boys (1999), Hounded (2001), The Other Me (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: comedy of errors, nothing goes right, mischievous children, youth, lifestyle, family relations, friends, step siblings, disorder, siblings relations, teenage life, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: family life, teenage life, family, parents and children, siblings relations, mischievous children, nothing goes right, family relations, youth, island, disorder, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: police detective, twins, siblings relations, eccentric family, mischievous children, nothing goes right, young heroes, heroes, chaos and mayhem, family gatherings, youth, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 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, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: teenage boy, dog, mischievous children, adventure, nothing goes right, eccentric family, teenage life, young heroes, youth, disorder, pets, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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 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, funny
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: cloning, nothing goes right, teenage life, youth, twins, school, disorder, favoritism, family, parents and children, ultimatum, popularity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 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: tense, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: heroes, family, mystery, young heroes, crimes, buddies, amateur detective, uncover truth, writer's life, danger, youth, missing child ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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: semi serious, humorous, funny, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: nanny, family, wrestler, family life, mischievous children, parents and children, kidnapping, family relations, disorder, danger, prodigy, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 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, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: baby, teenager, life turned upside down, child as adult, family life, youth, teenage life, parents and children, family, siblings relations, family relations, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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, feel good, semi serious, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, job interview, parents and children, mischievous children, young heroes, friends, bad luck, school, family relations, childhood, birthday party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, teenage life, love and romance, fall in love, mischievous children, tourist ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: lottery ticket, disorder, adventure, nothing goes right, family, mischievous children, race against time, family relations, lottery, dog, family life, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: humorous, semi serious, scary, captivating
Audience: horror for children, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: vampire, parents and children, woman in danger, youth, couples, disorder, family relations, mischievous children, family, siblings relations, single parent, suspicion ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Marley & Me: The Puppy Years (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fall into puppy love with “the world’s worst dog”, who now has a frisky voice and an attitude to match. Join Marley for his mischievous puppy years, as he and his summer pal, Bodie Grogan, wreak havoc on a neighborhood dog contest. Marley ...
Style: sentimental, exciting, humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, nothing goes right, puppy, pets, teenage life, chaos and mayhem, youth, disorder, rivalry, fish out of water, ambition, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, captivating, light
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: alien, parents and children, family, teenage life, fish out of water, life turned upside down, foe turned friend, family relations, remarry, youth, high school life, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, humorous, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: parents and children, escapades, adventure, heroes, confined, writer's life, artists and showbiz, crimes, family, young heroes, lifestyle, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: prodigy, when the parents are away, teenage life, nothing goes right, goofy hero, heroes, down on your luck, family, crimes, family relations, inventions and discoveries, prank ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
A Modern Twain Story: The Prince and the Pauper (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A modern day telling of the Mark Twain classic, The Prince and the Pauper.
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: rich and poor, disorder, mistaken identity, youth, power relations, fish out of water, hidden identity, adventure, family, dishonesty, switching roles, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, exciting, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: secret agent, toy, rescue, save the day, secret agents, adventure, secret identity, danger, parents and children, heroic mission, chases and races, espionage ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: humorous, semi serious
Plot: ghost, amateur detective, danger, heroes, mischievous children, family, young heroes, adventure, uncover truth, family relations, youth, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: youth, factory, family relations, friends, heroes, mischievous children, family, adventure, disorder, family life, activism, park ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, humorous, semi serious, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: ghost, ship, ghost hunter, heroes, supernatural, family relations, youth, danger, family, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, parents and children ...
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Call Me Claus (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: If She's Going To Save Christmas, She's Got Some Big Shoes To Fill.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, entertaining
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, nothing goes right, haunted by the past, fish out of water, misfit, redemption, ghost, disorder, goofy hero, santa claus, family life, destiny ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Girl Vs. Monster (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Skylar finds out that her parents are monster hunters after she accidentally releases some monsters from a secret containment chamber; so she and her techno friends must recapture all the monsters and also save her mom and dad from these monsters ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: horror for children
Plot: young heroes, youth, monster, teenage life, rescue, danger, halloween, imaginary, rivalry, best friends, friends, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, feel good, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: young heroes, family, buddies, danger, youth, vigilantism, rivalry, daring rescue, save the day, eccentric family, heroic mission, martial arts ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ 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, youth, danger, rivalry, heroic mission, martial arts, ninja, escapades, crimes, vigilantism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, friendship, investigation, museum, heroes, imaginary kingdom, eccentric family, coming of age, youth, danger, disorder, family life ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Metro Chase (2004)
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, young heroes, adventure, chase, disorder, danger, kids in trouble, family relations, friends, amateur detective, family life, family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: youth, when the parents are away, friends, family relations, disorder, nanny, mischievous children, family, young heroes, parents and children, boy, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Firehouse Dog (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Rexxx, Hollywood's top canine star, gets lost and is adopted into a shabby firehouse. He teams up with a young kid to get the station back on its feet.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: human animal relationship, pets, dog, friendship, adventure, young heroes, parents and children, family life, animal life, youth, rescue, firefighter ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, friends, family relations, coming of age, teachers and students, save the day, heroes, mischievous children, dedicated educator, young heroes, ocean or sea ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%