Movies like The Pooch and the Pauper

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The Pooch and the Pauper (2000)
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The Pooch and the Pauper (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The bulldog Liberty (who's thoughts we're able to hear) is the "First Dog of the USA", i.e. the president's dog. As such he has a lot of representative duties, but also many privileges which made him snobby and condescending towards other dogs. But one day when the young Nataniel takes him for a walk, he's mixed up with the stray dog Moocher who looks like his identical twin. Henceforth Moocher takes Liberty's place in the White House. From now on a different spirit reigns in the White House
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dog, bulldog, twins, switching roles, mistaken identity, fish out of water, comedy of errors, misfit, pets, family relations, disorder, odd couple, getting home, president, boy, human dog relationship, usa president, boy and dog, family, friends, family life, animal life, head of state, partners, talking animals ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, feel good and light films with plots about disorder, family, family relations, dog, pets, youth and family life mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like The Pooch and the Pauper: Beethoven's 4th (2001), The Duke (1999), Beethoven's 3rd (2000), Beethoven's Big Break (2008), Beethoven's 5th (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Beethoven's 4th (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The family is pleasantly surprised and puzzled when Beethoven suddenly becomes obedient. Turns out it's a prince and the pauper scenario, with the real Beethoven now living with a pompous rich family.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, youth, human dog relationship, saint bernard dog, family relations, disorder, parents and children, mistaken identity, fish out of water, pets, escapades, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
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95%
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The Duke (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When his nephew tries to wrest control of his estate from him,the Duke of Dingwall removes the boy from his will and leaves everything to his dog.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: dog, royalty, pets, estate, family relations, fall in love, social differences, rich and poor, boss and employee, custody, fish out of water, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beethoven's 3rd (2000)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Everyone's favorite St. Bernard returns in this family film about man's best friend. Richard Newton, his wife Beth and kids Brennan and Sara shove off in their camper for a road trip. Along the way, they gain a new passenger: slobbery ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, human dog relationship, animals, family relations, pets, family life, disorder, escapades, nothing goes right, family, parents and children, silly humor ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Beethoven's Big Break (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Eddie, a struggling animal trainer and single dad suddenly finds himself the personal wrangler for a large and lovable St. Bernard whose fabulous movie "audition" catapults the dog to stardom. However, a trio of unscrupulous ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, pets, filmmaking, disorder, rescue, odd couple, adventure, mischievous children, hollywood, fish out of water, human animal relationship, owner dog relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Beethoven's 5th (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When Sara takes Beethoven to spend summer vacation with wacky Uncle Freddie in an old mining town, the mischievous canine "digs up" the missing clue to a legendary hidden fortune of Rita and Moe ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, youth, animals, family relations, family life, friendship, family, best friends, chase, partners, escapades, odd couple ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Benji: Off the Leash! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Benji and his friends try to save his mother from a puppy mill.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dog, youth, odd couple, adventure, young heroes, friendship, against the odds, rescue, pets, mischievous children, parents and children, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Dr. Dolittle 3 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lisa Dolittle sends her daughter to 'Durango', a Dude Ranch, to find herself. While there, she uses her talent to talk to the animals in order to save Durango from being taken over by a neighboring Ranch.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: animals, pets, friends, family life, family, family relations, misfit, partners, disorder, teenage life, animal life, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
A Christmas Wedding Tail (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jennie Garth of "90210" stars as Susan, an unemployed Los Angeles museum curator and widowed single mom temporarily living in a small California town with her three sensitive sons. Jake (Brad Rowe of "General Hospital") is a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, looking for love, family relations, holiday, pets, fall in love, romance, couples, disorder, family life, dog, pet dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Marmaduke (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Phil and Debbie Winslow relocate from their native Kansas to the sunny climes of Orange County, their big-hearted, havoc-wreaking Great Dane gets a taste of the dog's life, California-style.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: talking dog, dalmatian, dog, great dane, german shepherd, husky dog, talking cat, animal life, pets, pitbull, talking animals, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Dog Who Saved Halloween (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Zeus (voiced by Joey Lawrence) and the Bannister family have moved into a new home just in time for Halloween! When Zeus and George (Gary Valentine of "The King of Queens") decide to investigate a creepy neighbor (Lance Henriksen of ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: halloween, dog, pets, save the day, haunted house, family, disorder, nothing goes right, crimes, friendship, heroes, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Dr. Dolittle: The Final (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Maya Dolittle can talk to animals. She gets discovered and Tiffany Monaco, a Hollywood star, brings her to L.A. to help her little puppy, who turns out to be a boy.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dog, pets, hollywood, showbiz, lifestyle, follow your dream, family, artists and showbiz, disorder, celebrity culture, animal life, empire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Yank (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tom Murphy, a middle-aged Irish-American man from Cleveland, travels to Ireland for his best friend’s wedding and to find the perfect woman.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, light, feel good
Plot: friends, family relations, culture clash, love and romance, romance, buddies, fall in love, parents and children, disorder, bar fight
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, usa, ohio, dublin ireland, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Walk Like a Man (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As a baby, Bobo gets separated from his family during a camping trip. After being raised by wild dogs for twenty years, Bobo is discovered by animal researcher Penny, who brings him back to his family and attempts to teach Bobo how to readjust to ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, sentimental, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, fish out of water, adventure, stupidity, misfit, getting home, self discovery, family life, dog, animal life, inheritance, wolf ...
Time: 80s
Place: alaska, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Finn on the Fly (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: FINN ON THE FLY is a madcap comedy filled with wild chases, mistaken identity and young romance.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mad scientist, experiment gone awry, friendship, mischievous children, family relations, disorder, misfit, pets, getting home, family, escapades, science runs amok ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Cool Dog (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jimmy lives in the tranquil town of Eagle Rock, Louisiana, with his father, stepmother and his best friend Rainy, a German Shepherd. When Jimmy's father gets a promotion, the family must relocate to an apartment in New York City that has a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, road movie ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, forceful separation, friendship, on the road, save the day, pets, disorder, family life, youth, road trip, german shepherd, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Dear God (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When letters written to God start getting results, and replies, people everywhere are amazed. The Post Office however is annoyed.
Style: inspirational, feel good, humorous, sweet, touching ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, date night
Plot: con artists, money, god, office, courtroom, lawyer, holiday, afterlife, disaster, dog, loneliness, life & death ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Where's the Party Yaar? (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is based on Sunil Thakkar's own experiences running and throwing parties for the Music Masala radio station, and having to discriminate between "Fresh off the Boat" Indians and the more fashionable, hip, Americanized Indians. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: youth, disorder, love and romance, lifestyle, fish out of water, teenage love, odd couple, culture clash, college, party, prediction, hindu ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, india, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Chestnut: Hero of Central Park (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ray and Sal, two orphaned sisters, adopt and hide a Great Dane puppy from their two adopted parents living in a luxury downtown New York apartment that expressely forbids dogs.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, youth, pets, human animal relationship, mischievous children, family life, disorder, parents and children, reincarnation, adoption, animal life, nun ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Opposite Day (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The world goes backwards on Opposite Day. The kids become adults, and the adults become kids.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, melancholic, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: child as adult, family, parents and children, switching roles, fish out of water, disorder, misfit, hopes, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, wish come true, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.6
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Air Buddies (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Here’s the delightful tale of teamwork and adventure your whole family will love! Air Bud is the proud father of five adorable puppies - the hip-hopping B-Dawg, lovely Rosebud, mellow Buddha, dirt-loving Mudbud, and the big fella Budderball - with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: puppy, dog, family, golden retriever, pets, friendship, partners, adventure, buddies, disorder, heroic mission, odd couple ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Little Rascals Save the Day (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Little Rascals are back in an all-new movie! Join the fun with Spanky, Alfalfa, Darla, Buckwheat, Petey the dog and the whole gang as they are up to their usual mischief! The Rascals try anything to raise the money needed to save their ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: youth, friends, gang, save the day, family, family relations, eccentric family, goofy hero, disorder, pets, cons and scams, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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I Heart Shakey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shakey is a family film about a 35-year-old widower named J.T. O'Neil, his precocious 10-year-old daughter and their devoted mutt Shakey. After moving from a small town to Chicago and missing the fine print in their rental contract, J.T. is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dog, father daughter relationship, widower, family relations, family, friends, pets, parents and children, disorder, youth, single parent, mischievous children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Krippendorf's Tribe (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After squandering his grant money, despondent and recently widowed anthropologist James Krippendorf must produce hard evidence of the existence of a heretofore undiscovered New Guinea tribe. Grass skirts, makeup, and staged rituals transform his ...
Style: humorous, absurd, feel good, scary, visually appealing ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: farce, hoax, college, expedition, dishonesty, cons and scams, comedy of errors, switching roles, nothing goes right, embezzlement, jungle, anthropology ...
Time: 18th century, 90s
Place: papua new guinea
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A boy witnesses his mother kissing what he believes to be is the real Santa Clause and retaliates with mischief.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, date night, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, santa claus, disorder, couples, family relations, mischievous children, couple relations, single parent, family gatherings, fish out of water, holiday, family life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Rusty: A Dog's Tale (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two orphans named Jory and Tess live with their grandparents. However, their cousins Bart and Bertha try to take them away because the two kids have trust funds from their dead parents. When Bart and Bertha kidnap the newborn puppies, Rusty the dog ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: dog, family relations, rescue, child custody, family life, disorder, animal life, friends, getting home, orphan, hopes, young heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Ugly Dachshund (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Garrisons (Dean Jones and Suzanne Pleshette) are the "proud parents" of three adorable dachshund pups -- and one overgrown Great Dane named Brutus, who nevertheless thinks of himself as a dainty dachsie. His identity crisis results in ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, funny, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, disney, family, great dane, dachshund, romance, happy ending, justice, pets, disorder, mistaken identity, family life ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Bannister family including former K-9 police hero Zeus (voiced by Mario López) is back, and this time they're spending their holidays at a beautiful Rocky Mountain resort. But toss in an unexpected visit from cocky Uncle Randy (Casper Van ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, light
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, dog, family, pets, animal life, save the day, adventure, love, holiday, destiny, golden retriever, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Quigley (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: William Byron Hillman's family comedy Quigley stars Gary Busey as a cold-hearted billionaire. Early in the film he dies. After dying, he learns that he will only get into heaven if he learns lessons about compassion and selflessness. In order ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: reincarnation, family relations, hidden identity, disorder, redemption, family life, eccentric family, custody, odd couple, dealing with death, uninhibited rivalry, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Switchmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, youth, follow your dream, mischievous children, disorder, family, hopes, switching roles, family relations, friends, parents and children, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Josh is off to his first year of college and buddy has stayed behind with joshs little sister andrea and the rest of the family. Adrea attempting to fit in with her jr. High classmates decides to join the baseball team and along the way discovers ...
Style: feel good, light, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: golden retriever, dog, baseball, sport team, youth, underdog, contests and competitions, disorder, family relations, sport, family, hopes ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%