Movies like Popeye

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Popeye (1980)
 5.3
 28K
Popeye (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Popeye is a super-strong, spinach-scarfing sailor man who's searching for his father. During a storm that wrecks his ship, Popeye washes ashore and winds up rooming at the Oyl household, where he meets Olive. Before he can win her heart, he must first contend with Olive's fiancé, Bluto.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, absurd, twists and turns, entertaining, offbeat, cult film, surreal, whimsical ...
Audience: family outing, date night, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, disney, family, sailor, love triangle, love and romance, adventure, escapades, eccentric family, family relations, missing person, babies and infants, danger, octopus, abandoned baby, baby, twists & turns, pirate, heroes, parents and children, good versus evil, siblings relations, daring rescue, show tunes ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to Popeye

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and melancholic films with plots about family, adventure, danger, adaptation, mentor, storytelling and catastrophe mostly in Family, Adventure and Comedy genres. Some movies like Popeye: Hook (1991), The Jungle Book (1994), Benji (1974), Zeus and Roxanne (1997), Jumanji (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 225K
Hook (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The boy who wasn't supposed to grow up—Peter Pan—did just that, becoming a soulless corporate lawyer whose workaholism could cost him his wife and kids. But a trip to see Granny Wendy in London, where the vengeful Capt. Hook kidnaps ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, stylized, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, fairy, duel, kidnapping, good versus evil, rescue, pirate, self discovery, childhood, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, family ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century
Place: big ben london, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Jungle Book (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Raised by wild animals since childhood, Mowgli is drawn away from the jungle by the beautiful Kitty. But Mowgli must eventually face corrupt Capt. Boone, who wants both Kitty's hand and the treasures of Monkey City – a place only Mowgli can ...
Style: exciting, tense, semi serious, stylized, intense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, jungle, fish out of water, survival, orphan, friendship, feral child, self discovery, escapades, danger, rescue, adventurer ...
Time: 90s, victorian era
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Everyone always knew that Max had a wild imagination, but no one believed that his wildest creations -- a boy raised by watchful great white sharks and a girl with the force of a volcano -- were real. Now, these two pint-sized action masters will ...
Style: feel good, surreal, entertaining, absurd, enigmatic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, imaginary, adventure, school, superhero, friendship, shark, good versus evil, magic, chosen one, parent child relationship, family ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 4K
Benji (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Benji is a stray who has nonetheless worked his way into the hearts of a number of the townspeople, who give him food and attention whenever he stops by. His particular favorites are a pair of children who feed and play with him against the wishes ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: rescue, animal actor, dog, kidnapping, friendship, hostage, family, adventure, family relations, save the day, youth, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Zeus and Roxanne (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mary Beth is a marine biologist that gets annoyed when a dog called Zeus stows aboard her research boat. Nevertheless she is intrigued when the intrusive canine makes best-friends with her captive dolphin, Roxanne. She falls in love with Zeus's ...
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, dog, adventure, rescue, opposites attract, single parent, family, odd couple, daring rescue, mischievous children, animal life, youth ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.0
 291K
Jumanji (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When siblings Judy and Peter discover an enchanted board game that opens the door to a magical world, they unwittingly invite Alan -- an adult who's been trapped inside the game for 26 years -- into their living room. Alan's only hope for ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, offbeat, light ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens, horror for children
Plot: adventure, jungle, mischievous children, getting home, disappearance, parallel world, young heroes, childhood, danger, fantasy world, time travel, board game ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 90s, 60s, 1860s ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Master of Disguise (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A sweet-natured Italian waiter named Pistachio Disguisey at his father Fabbrizio's restaurant, who happens to be a member of a family with supernatural skills of disguise. But moments later the patriarch of the Disguisey family is kidnapped ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, melancholic, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, kidnapping, family, supernatural, heroic mission, danger, rescue, master villain, confined, disorder, supernatural ability, lone hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Red Riding Hood (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Teenage Claire (Morgan Thompson) would rather hang out with her friends at the mall than to stay home with her brother Matt while Grandma babysits. Who wouldn't? Unfortunately, Grandma isn't about to let Claire out of the house. Worse, she ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: little red riding hood, missing person, love and romance, adventure, danger, good versus evil, fish out of water, adventurer, rescue, woman in danger, escapades, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Babes in Toyland (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 140 min.
Story: 11-year-old Lisa has no time for toys; she's too busy taking care of her siblings and cooking for her mother. During the Christmas Eve blizzard, Lisa travels to Toyland in Wizard of Oz-like fashion and arrives just in time for a wedding. Young ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, offbeat, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: danger, rescue, kidnapping, toy, holiday, christmas, good versus evil, rivalry, family life, contests and competitions, imaginary kingdom, family relations ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.9
 3K
Bingo (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bingo, the runaway circus dog, is off the leash and saving Chuckie's life! Bingo and the boy become the best of friends in this canine comedy featuring doggy disguises and skateboarding, pinball and prison. Chuckie and his parents (Cindy ...
Style: touching, humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, on the road, rescue, friendship, family, adventure, animal life, escapades, dog movie, anti heroes, fugitives, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Babes in Toyland (1960)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: All roads lead to magical, merry Toyland as Mary Contrary and Tom Piper prepare for their wedding! But villainous Barnaby wants Mary for himself, so he kidnaps Tom, setting off a series of comic chases, searches, and double-crosses! The "March ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, offbeat, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: village, toy soldier, toy, family, adventure, romance, good versus evil, kidnapping, soldier, rivalry, rescue, cinderella story ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.1
 30K
Toys (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Leslie Zevo is a fun-loving inventor who must save his late father's toy factory from his evil uncle, Leland, a war-mongering general who rules the operation with an iron fist and builds weapons disguised as toys.
Style: semi serious, humorous, melancholic, surreal, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: good versus evil, toy, inheritance, anti war, rivalry, family life, family relations, parents and children, family, sibling relationship, innocence lost, business ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Little Monsters (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young boy is scared of the monster under his bed. He asks his 6th grade brother to swap rooms for the night as a bet that the monster really exists. Soon the brother becomes friends with the monster and discovers a whole new world of fun and games ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, monster, family, adventure, young heroes, mischievous children, supernatural ability, imaginary, best friends, curses spells and rituals, wish come true, child as adult ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Honey I Blew Up the Kid (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Wayne Szalinski is at it again. But instead of shrinking things, he tries to make a machine that can make things grow. As in the first one, his machine isn't quite accurate. But when he brings Nick & his toddler son Adam to see his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, clever, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fish out of water, inventor, family, parents and children, family relations, experiment gone awry, escapades, inventions and discoveries, nothing goes right, danger, disorder, baby ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Beethoven's 2nd (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Beethoven is back -- and this time, he has a whole brood with him now that he's met his canine match, Missy, and fathered a family. The only problem is that Missy's owner, Regina, wants to sell the puppies and tear the clan apart. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, chick flick
Plot: pets, puppy, dog, rescue, family, adventure, fall in love, heroes, animal life, love and romance, disorder, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, montana, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Cat in the Hat (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Conrad and Sally Walden are home alone with their pet fish. It is raining outside, and there is nothing to do. Until The Cat in the Hat walks in the front door. He introduces them to their imagination, and at first it's all fun and games, until ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: imaginary kingdom, talking cat, adventure, fish out of water, friendship, rescue, mischievous children, disorder, goofy hero, danger, youth, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Yours, Mine & Ours (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Admiral Frank Beardsley returns to New London to run the Coast Guard Academy, his last stop before a probable promotion to head the Guard. A widower with eight children, he runs a loving but tight ship, with charts and salutes. The kids long for a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, family life, large family, parents and children, eccentric family, mischievous children, blended family, opposites attract, couple relations, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.5
 55K
RV (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Climbing aboard their mammoth recreational vehicle for a cross-country road trip to the Colorado Rockies, the McNeive family – led by dysfunctional patriarch, Bob – prepares for the adventure of a lifetime. But spending two weeks together in one ...
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, road movie, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family vacation, workaholic, motor home, hitchhiker, family values, parents and children, nothing goes right, family relations, road trip, camping, business trip, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colorado, usa, nevada, pasadena california, utah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Jr. (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "I will try to be normal" 12-year-old Ace Ventura Jr. promises. Thats cool, except whats normal for him is finding missing mutts, kidnapped kitties or gone gators and creating hilarious chaos every step of the way.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, uncover truth, disorder, adventure, obsessive quest, escapades, danger, pets, heroes, amateur detective, family, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Southern California kid named Calvin Fuller is magically transported to the medieval kingdom of Camelot through a crack in the ground caused by an earthquake. Once there, he learns he was summoned by the wizard Merlin, who needs Calvin to save ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good, clever ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, date night, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, king arthur, camelot, earthquake, family, adventure, medieval, wish come true, curses spells and rituals, down on your luck, legends and myths, righting the wronged ...
Time: middle ages, future
Place: california, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Elmo loves his fuzzy, blue blanket, and would never let anything happen to it. However, a tug-of-war with his friend Zoe sends his blanket to a faraway land, and Elmo in hot pursuit. Facing life without his cherished blanket, Elmo musters all of his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: rescue, family, puppets, adventure, friendship, good versus evil, fish out of water, misfit, rivalry, disorder, escapades, partners ...
Place: sesame street
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Carmen's caught in a virtual reality game designed by the Kids' new nemesis, the Toymaker. It's up to Juni to save his sister, and ultimately the world.
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, boys' night, pre-teens
Plot: child spy, child hero, rescue, adventure, mission, family, video game, escapades, secret agents, save the world, imaginary, master villain ...
Time: 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
George of the Jungle (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Baby George got into a plane crash in a jungle, stayed alive and was adopted by a wise ape. Ursula Stanhope, US noble woman is saved from death on safari by grown-up George, and he takes her to jungle to live with him. He slowly learns a rules of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, suspense, clever ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: jungle, gorilla, fish out of water, rescue, air disaster, adventure, goofy hero, friendship, family, elephant, lion, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, africa, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Super Mario Bros. (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Japan, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mario and Luigi, plumbers from Brooklyn, find themselves in an alternate universe where evolved dinosaurs live in hi-tech squalor. They're the only hope to save our universe from invasion by the dino dictator, Koopa.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, rescue, good versus evil, heroic mission, family, save the world, heroes, escapades, parallel world, save the princess, magic, transformation ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After her father's ship is carried off by a sudden storm, the spunky Pippi Longstocking is stranded with her horse, Alfonso,and her pet monkey, Mr. Neilson, and takes up residence in the old family home, which is thought by neighborhood ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, light, talky ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, little girl, family, friendship, young heroes, imaginary, rescue, mischievous children, disorder, danger, family relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.4
 14K
Descendants (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A present-day idyllic kingdom where the benevolent teenage son of King Adam and Queen Belle offers a chance of redemption for the troublemaking offspring of Disney's classic villains: Cruella De Vil (Carlos), Maleficent (Mal), the Evil Queen ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: good versus evil, teenage protagonist, disney, imaginary, happy ending, imaginary kingdom, adventure, danger, moral dilemma, witchcraft, high school, witch ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Barney's Great Adventure (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Mom and dad dump son Cody, daughter Abby, her best friend Marcella and a baby on the farm with Grandpa and Grandma. Purple dinosaur Barney soon appears to entertain kids, and when a large colorful egg deposited on a farm by a shooting star is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers
Plot: adventure, family, chase, young heroes, friends, friendship, danger, youth, countryside, babies and infants, anti heroes, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.4
 104K
Spy Kids (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Carmen and Juni think their parents are boring. Little do they know that in their day, Gregorio and Ingrid Cortez were the top secret agents from their respective countries. They gave up that life to raise their children. Now, the disappearances of ...
Style: exciting, light, humorous, colourful, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, heroic mission, good versus evil, spy, kidnapping, rescue, child spy, escapades, danger, spies, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.1
 259
Kids World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: What would you wish for if you were eleven and could have anything in the world? Your parents don't understand you. Your teenage brother is constantly getting you in trouble...for things he did! You're in love with the twelve-year-old girl ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, suspense
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, experiment gone awry, child as adult, adventure, teenage life, mischievous children, friendship, disorder, danger, best friends, youth, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 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: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: pets, puppy, family, animal life, adventure, friendship, partners, buddies, daring rescue, heroic mission, youth, danger ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%