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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: twins, dog, bulldog, switching roles, fish out of water, mistaken identity, comedy of errors, family relations, misfit, pets, disorder, odd couple, getting home, family, friends, partners, family life, animal life, head of state, president, white house, boy, u.s. president, boy dog relationship, usa president
Time: 90s
Place: usa

Most similar movies to The Pooch and the Pauper

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, family relations, misfit, fish out of water, family life and pets mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like The Pooch and the Pauper: Marmaduke (2010), Beethoven's 4th (2001), Walk Like a Man (1987), Big Business (1988), Beethoven's Big Break (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: 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, fish out of water, family relations, disorder, suburbs, family, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, mischievous children, heroes, anti heroes, young heroes, family, escapades, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, parents and children, animal life, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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, light, funny, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: fish out of water, farce, getting home, self discovery, misfit, animal life, family life, dog, adventure, stupidity, babies and infants, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 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, small town, mistaken identity, culture clash, fish out of water, comedy of errors, working class, misfit, odd couple, urban, society, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, west virginia, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: filmmaking, rivalry, dog, pets, reincarnation, rescue, fish out of water, misfit, odd couple, mischievous children, getting home, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, parents and children, nothing goes right, escapades, reunion, good versus evil, family, pets, disorder, partners, family life ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, family, young heroes, rescue, treasure hunt, pets, family life, partners, heroes, adventure, escapades, best friends ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 ⇓
61%
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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, feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: fall in love, romance, love and romance, single parent, family relations, family, disorder, pets, looking for love, family life, couples, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: offbeat, semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: animal life, animal, family life, pets, friends, family relations, family, ranch, imaginary, teenage life, disorder, partners ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: pets, puppy, family, adventure, friendship, partners, buddies, animal life, heroic mission, daring rescue, youth, danger ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 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, offbeat, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: misfit, money, god, letter, office, partners, miraculous event, nothing goes right, anti heroes, cons and scams, bookies, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus (2002)
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: date night, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, couple relations, mischievous children, family gatherings, single parent, family relations, fish out of water, couples, disorder, parents and children, nothing goes right, goofy hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Little Rascals Save the Day (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: friends, gang, save the day, family, family relations, disorder, taxi, youth, eccentric family, goofy hero, children, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, humorous, semi serious, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
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Time: contemporary
Place: india, texas, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
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Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, human animal relationship, mischievous children, pets, family life, disorder, youth, reincarnation, parents and children, animal life, adoption, orphan ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ 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%
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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, witty, offbeat, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: twins, mistaken identity, parody, adventure, disorder, partners, buddies, anti heroes, escapades, switching roles, goofy hero, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Retrievers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the Lowry Family moves from New York to Placerville in California, a golden retriever comes to their house. The family starts to take care of her and the retriever, now named Pilot, has puppies. They give all of the puppies away, but later ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious
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Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: thanksgiving, disorder, family life, eccentric family, nothing goes right, reunion, family, suburban life, misfit, family relations, family gatherings, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, humorous, semi serious, light
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: golden retriever, sport, dog, baseball, pets, partners, contests and competitions, underdog, odd couple, rescue, hopes, adventure ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Critical Condition (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Eddie is a con artist. But this time he's framed and comes before a judge. By claiming insanity, he hopes to get off the hook. He manages end up in a hospital for a mental examination. That night, a storm breaks out over New York, and the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, intense, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: mistaken identity, fish out of water, mental institution, disorder, doctors and patients, nothing goes right, hidden identity, hospital, african american, doctor, crimes, frame up ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, feel good, idiotic, absurd, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
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Time: 90s, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 ⇓
43%
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, touching, light, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: pets, animal life, save the day, family, christmas movie, christmas, dog, destiny, adventure, love, holiday, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: great dane, family, mistaken identity, family life, pets, disorder, best friends, danger, misfit, animal life, unlikely partners, mischievous children ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Plot: tv show, fish out of water, lifestyle, actor's life, ambition, rising to stardom, love and romance, romance, artists and showbiz, fall in love, religions or cults, overnight success ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ 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, exciting, humorous, semi serious, feel good
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, semi serious, humorous
Plot: small town, beer, murder, social relations, family relations, race against time, twins, missing person, chases and races, siblings relations, crimes, switching roles ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%