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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: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dog, bulldog, twins, family, friends, family relations, misfit, partners, pets, family life, getting home, animal life, disorder, head of state, fish out of water, mistaken identity, comedy of errors, odd couple, switching roles, usa president, president, white house, boy, u.s. president, boy dog relationship
Time: 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 disorder, family relations, family, dog, misfit, friends and family life mostly in Comedy, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Pooch and the Pauper: Beethoven's 4th (2001), Beethoven's 3rd (2000), Marmaduke (2010), Beethoven's 5th (2003), A Christmas Wedding Tail (2011). 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: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: dog, mischievous children, mistaken identity, disorder, partners, animal life, pets, family life, child as adult, family, escapades, anti heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: dog, mischievous children, family, nothing goes right, escapades, parents and children, family relations, odd couple, misfit, family life, partners, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 4.2
 13K
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: talking dog, talking cat, nothing goes right, friends, animal life, pets, family relations, disorder, suburbs, fish out of water, family, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, rescue, odd couple, misfit, fish out of water, family relations, friends, heroes, disorder, pets, family life, small town life ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, romance, family, single parent, family relations, looking for love, couples, family life, disorder, pets, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: animal, family relations, friends, pets, animal life, family life, family, ranch, odd couple, misfit, imaginary, fish out of water ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: filmmaking, rivalry, dog, pets, danger, fish out of water, family relations, family, adventure, mischievous children, heroes, reunion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, idiotic, sentimental ...
Plot: youth, self discovery, babies and infants, cons and scams, getting home, family relations, dishonesty, family life, animal life, disorder, fish out of water, farce ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 6.4
 11K
Big Business (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the 1940s in the small town of Jupiter Hollow, two sets of identical twins are born in the same hospital on the same night. One set to a poor local family and the other to a rich family just passing through. The dizzy nurse on duty accidentally ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, funny ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: twins, mistaken identity, small town, culture clash, society, misfit, urban, small town life, disorder, partners, family life, fighting the system ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, west virginia, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.5
 3K
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: misfit, money, letter, god, office, nothing goes right, anti heroes, bookies, miraculous event, workplace situations, comedy of errors, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Thanksgiving Family Reunion (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Against the ardent wishes of his wife, eleven-year-old son, and sixteen-year-old daughter, ALBERT SNIDER (Judge Reinhold) is determined to have a festive family holiday. Albert doesn't seem to realize that his kids would rather stick needles in ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: thanksgiving, nothing goes right, eccentric family, disorder, family life, reunion, misfit, family, family gatherings, suburban life, family relations, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Holyman Undercover (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An Amish man comes to Hollywood to be a missionary, and gets cast as Satan on a nighttime soap opera.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Plot: fish out of water, tv show, religions or cults, disorder, filmmaking, ambition, artists and showbiz, romance, overnight success, misfit, society, actor's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: hollywood, pets, anti heroes, celebrity culture, tv show, disorder, animal life, family, artists and showbiz, fish out of water, showbiz, urban ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Chestnut: Hero of Central Park (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 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: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adoption, dog, parents and children, getting home, mischievous children, family life, disorder, pets, animal life, siblings relations, family, family relations ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.7
 158
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family life, pets, disorder, parents and children, mischievous children, family, family relations, friends, single parent, youth, widower, food fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 ⇓
47%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: rescue, dog, child custody, family relations, misfit, danger, youth, orphan, disorder, pets, animal life, family life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 61K
Beethoven (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Newton family live in their comfortable home, but there seems to something missing. This "hole" is filled by a small puppy, who walks into their home and their lives. Beethoven, as he is named, grows into a giant of a dog... a St ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, sincere, funny ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, puppy, family, nothing goes right, parents and children, pets, family life, rescue, animal rescue, saint bernard dog, youth, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 4.4
 85
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: culture clash, bar fight, fall in love, romance, parents and children, love and romance, buddies, disorder, friends, family relations, dublin ireland
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, usa, ohio, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two brothers who can feel each others' pain and pleasure mess up the French revolution.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mistaken identity, twins, parody, adventure, rivalry, partners, disorder, state affairs, escapades, goofy hero, switching roles, anti heroes ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friends, family relations, animal life, partners, resort, save the day, love and romance, fall in love, heroes, family, disorder, pets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Out on a Limb (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While heading to the town where his sister, Marci, lives, big-city banker Bill Campbell is robbed by a woman who takes everything he has, including his clothes and a business document worth millions of dollars. Bill eventually reunites with Marci, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: small town, beer, murder, crimes, siblings relations, switching roles, chases and races, missing person, screwball, small town life, disorder, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.4
 438
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: feel good, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: estate, dog, family, boss and employee, master and servant, rich and poor, fall in love, getting home, fish out of water, heroes, love and romance, misfit ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, puppy, pets, family, contests and competitions, nothing goes right, rivalry, ambition, coming of age, chaos and mayhem, youth, animal life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 1K
The Kid & I (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Aaron Roman (Gores) is a teenager with cerebral palsy who dreams of starring in a big-time action movie. When his father (Mantegna) grants Aaron his wish for his 18th birthday, he experiences the reality a bit hard to manage.
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Plot: friendship, partners, nothing goes right, disability, artists and showbiz, youth, hollywood, teenage life, buddies, wish come true, good versus evil, odd couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.6
 481
Switchmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, jewish, family, follow your dream, hopes, parents and children, mischievous children, youth, switching roles, family relations, friends, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 6K
Class Act (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Duncan is a genius straight A student, Blade is juvenile delinquent. But because of a mix up with their school records, everyone thinks each is the other one. Now, Duncan kind of likes the attention from being thought of as a real bad dude, if only ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, witty, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, mistaken identity, teachers and students, misfit partners, adolescence vs adulthood, partners, teenage life, buddies, disorder, college, school, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: feel good, realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: party, misfit, society, lifestyle, urban, teaching the ways of the world, city life, parents and children, immigrants, love and romance, social misfits, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.9
 247
Golden Winter (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A runaway boy befriends a pack of homeless puppies. Together, they stop a bank robbery and find a family to adopt them all.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: crimes, family, disorder, family relations, friends, heist, friendship, youth, talking dog, bank robbery, golden retriever, dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.8
 3K
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: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: puppy, pets, family, animal life, teenage life, buddies, disorder, partners, friends, survival, danger, rescue ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%