Movies like Popeye

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Popeye (1980)
 5.2
 27K
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, feel good, offbeat, semi serious, surreal, comic, stylized, absurd, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, date night, pre-teens
Plot: kidnapping, rescue, sailor, octopus, abandoned baby, baby, disney, family, adventure, pirate, heroes, family relations, love triangle, missing person, parents and children, love and romance, good versus evil, babies and infants, danger, escapades, siblings relations, daring rescue, eccentric family, blackmail, tax collector ...
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 entertaining films with plots about family, destiny, catastrophe, dialogue, mentor, adventure and children mostly in Family, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Popeye: Hook (1991), Jumanji (1995), Toys (1992), Zeus and Roxanne (1997), Babes in Toyland (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 217K
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: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: duel, adventure, kidnapping, good versus evil, fairy, rescue, pirate, self discovery, childhood, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, family ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, big ben london, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.0
 275K
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, teens, family outing
Plot: jungle, adventure, getting home, parallel world, disappearance, young heroes, mischievous children, danger, time travel, childhood, board game, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 90s, 60s, year 1995 ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.1
 29K
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, family relations, family life, rivalry, parents and children, family, sibling relationship, innocence lost, business ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, friendship, single parent, opposites attract, rescue, adventure, family, romance, captivity, odd couple, pets, family life ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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, offbeat, stylized, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, danger, holiday, toy, christmas, good versus evil, imaginary, family, family relations, rivalry, family life ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: kidnapping, adventure, family, supernatural, heroic mission, confined, supernatural ability, master villain, rescue, danger, disorder, lone hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, dog, rescue, puppy, family, adventure, save the day, parents and children, nothing goes right, heroes, fall in love, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: montana, usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, offbeat, stylized, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: village, toy soldier, toys, family, adventure, romance, kids and family, rivalry, pirate, youth, danger, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good, clever ...
Audience: kids, teens, date night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, king arthur, earthquake, camelot, family, adventure, medieval, supernatural ability, hopes, wish come true, parallel world, cinderella story ...
Time: middle ages, future
Place: california, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, tense, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: rescue, dog, animal actor, kidnapping, friendship, hostage, family, adventure, friends, family relations, longing, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, horror for children, monster, family, adventure, young heroes, mischievous children, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, wish come true, supernatural ability, best friends ...
Time: 80s
⇓ 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: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: rescue, family, puppets, adventure, friendship, disorder, rivalry, danger, misfit, escapades, heroes, heroic mission ...
Place: sesame street
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.8
 62K
Peter Pan (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Australia, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbuckling and the fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become the heroes of an even greater story, when Peter Pan flies into ...
Style: feel good, exciting, captivating, fairy tale, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, pirate, adventure, first love, childhood, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, mermaid, parents and children, fantasy world, island, young heroes ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, family relations, parents and children, experiment gone awry, nothing goes right, escapades, inventions and discoveries, danger, disorder, baby ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.5
 53K
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: feel good, humorous, funny, road movie, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family vacation, workaholic, motor home, family values, family relations, nothing goes right, parents and children, road trip, camping, business trip, dysfunctional family, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, pasadena california, nevada, utah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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: humorous, feel good, touching, not serious, satirical ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dog, on the road, rescue, family, adventure, friendship, pets, disorder, buddies, partners, animal life, reincarnation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: feel good, humorous, funny, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: family, family life, siblings relations, parents and children, eccentric family, large family, blended family, mischievous children, opposites attract, couple relations, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, clever, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: jungle, gorilla, fish out of water, rescue, air disaster, adventure, goofy hero, friendship, family, elephant, city life, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, africa, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.4
 101K
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, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, heroic mission, good versus evil, rescue, kidnapping, fantasy world, danger, escapades, child spy, mad scientist, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Sherlock: Undercover Dog (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Billy, 10, a dreamer, wants to be taken seriously so he can live with his toy-designer father on Catalina Island. Billy's plans get seriously spoilt when Sherlock, a talking police dog, demands his help to rescue his police detective handler ...
Style: feel good, offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: investigation, working undercover, daring rescue, mischievous children, crimes, heroes, young heroes, escapades, family, adventure, friends, odd couple ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Son of the Mask (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Tim Avery, an aspiring cartoonist, finds himself in a predicament when his dog stumbles upon the mask of Loki. Then after conceiving an infant son "born of the mask", he discovers just how looney child raising can be.
Style: humorous, absurd, idiotic, light, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: mischievous children, baby, mask, supernatural ability, chaos and mayhem, superhero, misfit, parents and children, intrigue, mythology, family, adventure ...
Time: 2000s
Place: pakistan, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Gnome-Mobile (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric millionaire and his grandchildren are embroiled in the plights of some forest gnomes who are searching for the rest of their tribe. While helping them, the millionaire is suspected of being crazy because he's seeing gnomes! ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: kidnapping, car chase, family, adventure, chase, magic, good versus evil, youth, danger, orphan, rescue, friendship ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, semi serious, offbeat, feel good, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: talking cat, cat, imaginary kingdom, family, adventure, fish out of water, family relations, friends, friendship, mischievous children, getting home, goofy hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Kids of the Round Table (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in modern times, Alex finds King Arthur's sword Excalibur and must prove himself worthy of it.
Style: humorous, stylized, offbeat, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, time travel, sword, family, adventure, wizards and magicians, battles, palaces castles and temples, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, mischievous children, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When the magic powers of The Tablet of Ahkmenrah begin to die out, Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, clever, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: curses spells and rituals, museum, obsessive quest, night watchman, fantasy world, adventure, escapades, save the day, parallel universe, magic, family, happy ending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1938
Place: london, england, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Super Mario Bros. (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Japan
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: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, rescue, parallel world, adventure, heroic mission, family, save the world, escapades, heroes, save the princess, magic, transformation ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Two-Bits & Pepper (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Comedy about idiotic (the two can't even add 1+1) kidnappers, both played for unknown reasons by Joe Piscopo, who capture two young girls and hold them for ransom. However, in "Home Alone" fashion, the two girls make fools of the two ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, friendship, horse, siblings relations, hostages, confined, cons and scams, danger, friends, animal life, pets ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, misfit, imaginary kingdom, anti heroes, friendship, fish out of water, friends, disorder, rescue, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, semi serious, realistic, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, family, rivalry, danger, vigilantism, youth, buddies, eccentric family, save the day, daring rescue, heroic mission, martial arts ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Herbie Rides Again (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The living Volkswagen Beetle helps an old lady protect her home from a corrupt developer.
Style: feel good, exciting, semi serious, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: chase, family, adventure, danger, cons and scams, chases and races, golden years, heroes, fall in love, escapades, friends, on the road ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%