Movies like Problem Child

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Problem Child (1990)
 5.3
 26K
Problem Child (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Ben Healy (John Ritter) and his social climbing wife Flo adopt Junior a fun-loving seven year old. But they soon discover he's a little monster as he turns a camping trip, a birthday party and even a baseball game into comic nightmares. But is he really just a little angel trying to get out? Find out in this hilarious satire on modern-day family life.
Style: humorous, dark humor, feel good, funny, idiotic, realistic, suspenseful, not serious, melancholic, harsh ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: mischievous children, adoption, disorder, troublemaker, kidnapping, parents and children, best friends, friends, orphanage, chase, runaway, serial killer, friendship, family life, mentor, family, youth, family relations, danger, ransom, child hero, violence, dog, prison, cat ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa

Most similar movies to Problem Child

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, entertaining and funny films with plots about youth, family, disorder, mischievous children, children, family relations and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Problem Child: Dennis the Menace (1993), Home Alone (1990), Horrid Henry: The Movie (2011), Ernest Goes to Camp (1987), Richie Rich (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Problem Child 2 (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Junior and his father, Ben, move from Cold River to Mortville. Junior becomes threatened by Ben's desire to date again and find a new mother for Junior, and sabotages each of his dates.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious, sequel to cult film ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: prank, single parent, fall in love, parents and children, family, friendship, disorder, looking for love, friends, family relations, small town, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dennis the Menace (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mr. Wilson's ever-present annoyance comes in the form of one mischievous kid named Dennis. But he'll need Dennis's tricks to uncover a collection of gold coins that go missing when a shady drifter named Switchblade Sam comes to town.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: mischievous children, family, prank, friendship, nothing goes right, neighbor, runaway, criminal, when the parents are away, suburban life, parents and children, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 402K
Home Alone (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin's house, the plucky kid stands ...
Style: humorous, light, not serious, funny, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, holiday, family, when the parents are away, kids and family, danger, neighbor, child protagonist, vacation, precocious child, young heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, america, chicago illinois, paris france, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Horrid Henry: The Movie (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Henry fails yet again to hand in his homework for the umpteenth time, he has no idea that this will set off a chain of events which will see him forming an unlikely alliance with Moody Margaret, the infuriating girl next door, and his ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: mischievous children, friends, youth, teachers and students, young heroes, parents and children, friendship, school, family relations, power relations, siblings relations, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Ernest Goes to Camp (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ernest, a lovable loser who works as a summer camp handyman and dreams of becoming a guidance councilor, must find a way to inspire a group of juvenile delinquents while stopping a shady strip mining company from closing the camp as well.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, twist ending, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: summer camp, camp, family, disorder, misfit, friends, youth, chaos and mayhem, goofy hero, mischievous children, partners, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Problem Child 3: Junior in Love (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Chapter 3 of the Problem Child trilogy features pre-teened Junior in love with a classmate that won't even notice him, but does notice three other boys who are rivals to Junior. This means war!
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: nurse, doctor, problem child, dentist, family life, family, parents and children, mischievous children, friendship, disorder, youth, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.3
 58K
Richie Rich (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Billionaire heir Richie Rich has it all, including Reggie Jackson as a batting coach and Claudia Schiffer as a personal trainer -- but no playmates. What's more, scoundrel Laurence Van Dough is scheming to take over the family empire. Uh-oh! ...
Style: humorous, light, sincere, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, youth, rich and poor, missing person, when the parents are away, family, mischievous children, cons and scams, conspiracy, wealth, betrayal ...
Place: usa, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Third-grader Judy Moody sets out to have the most thrilling summer of her life.
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: summer vacation, competition, when the parents are away, mischievous children, young heroes, family, friends, family relations, youth, escapades, siblings relations, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.9
 113K
Stuart Little (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The adventures of a heroic and debonair stalwart mouse named Stuart Little with human qualities, who faces some comic misadventures while searching for his lost bird friend and living with a human family as their child.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adoption, mouse, cat, orphan, kidnapping, anthropomorphic mouse, adventure, friendship, mischievous children, fish out of water, orphanage, kids and family ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Man of the House (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ben Archer is not happy. His mother, Sandy, has just met a man, and it looks like things are pretty serious. Driven by a fear of abandonment, Ben tries anything and everything to ruin the "love bubble" which surrounds his mom. However, ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids
Plot: single parent, parents and children, family relations, family problems, mischievous children, family, opposites attract, dysfunctional family, male bonding, child as adult, family life, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jingle All the Way (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Meet Howard Langston, a salesman for a mattress company is constantly busy at his job, and he also constantly disappoints his son, after he misses his son's karate exposition, his son tells Howard that he wants for Christmas is an action figure ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, santa claus, toy, family, family life, parents and children, christmas party, family relations, goofy hero, nothing goes right, fish out of water, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 59K
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, parents and children, nothing goes right, pets, family life, rescue, animal rescue, saint bernard dog, misfit, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 18K
It Takes Two (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Identical 9-year-olds from very different backgrounds: orphaned Amanda and wealthy Alyssa meet at summer camp and decide to switch places -- and play matchmaker between Alyssa's dad, Roger, and the kind social worker who cares for Amanda.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sweet, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: twins, mischievous children, family, orphan, summer camp, single parent, social worker, fall in love, siblings relations, social differences, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 94K
Home Alone 3 (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 9-year-old Alex Pruitt is home alone with the chicken pox. Turns out, due to a mix-up among nefarious spies, Alex was given a toy car concealing a top-secret microchip. Now Alex must fend off the spies as they try break into his house to get it back.
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, not serious, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: weatherman, black market, christmas, home alone, little boy, burglar, home invasion, family, holiday, suburbs, espionage, when the parents are away ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Spy Next Door (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Former CIA spy Bob Ho takes on his toughest assignment to date: looking after his girlfriend's three kids, who haven't exactly warmed to their mom's beau. And when one of the youngsters accidentally downloads a top-secret formula, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: nanny, mischievous children, martial arts, secret agents, undercover, family, when the parents are away, uninhibited rivalry, family relations, disorder, spy, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Christmas Story (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The comic mishaps and adventures of a young boy named Ralph, trying to convince his parents, teachers, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift for the 1940s.
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, childhood, bully, small town, obsession, chinese restaurant, essay, snow, love and romance, family, toys ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Alexander's day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. Though he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him, his mom, dad, brother, and sister all find themselves living ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, not serious, touching, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, job interview, parents and children, mischievous children, young heroes, friends, bad luck, family relations, school, one day, childhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.8
 2K
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, odd couple, misfit, reincarnation, adoption, missing person, pets ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: cross country, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 5.4
 34K
Old Dogs (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Charlie and Dan have been best friends and business partners for thirty years; their Manhattan public relations firm is on the verge of a huge business deal with a Japanese company. With two weeks to sew up the contract, Dan gets a surprise: a woman ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: camp, best friend, family, family relations, nothing goes right, disorder, parents and children, fish out of water, brother sister relationship, comic violence, competition, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Slappy and the Stinkers (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Five 2nd-grade kids who don't follow strict rules by their school principal Brinway are dubbed "Stinkers" by him. On the class visit to an aquarium the Stinkers decide that a sea lion called Slappy doesn't feel too good there, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: school, rescue, family, dedicated educator, save the day, daring rescue, adventure, young heroes, fish out of water, kidnapping, teachers and students, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.0
 6K
Madeline (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The adventurous, young Madeline is very good at getting into trouble, but she's also fantastic at solving problems as well, and her school-mistress Miss Clavel is not too approving of her. The biggest problem comes up when Lord Covington ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sweet, clever ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, teens
Plot: school, kidnapping, hospital, rescue, orphan, amateur detective, family, nun, boarding school, children, adventure, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1930s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.5
 2K
Rent-a-Kid (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Harry Habert, owner of a rent office has an original idea: To rent babies from a nearby orphanage to the local families. He rents the Ward brothers to his first customers...
Style: humorous, light, funny, melancholic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: adoption, orphan, siblings relations, mischievous children, nothing goes right, disorder, children, family, dog, family life, youth, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Max Keeble's Big Move (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Max Keeble, the victim of his 7th grade class, plots revenge when he learns he's moving; it backfires when he doesn't move after all.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: school, underdog, friendship, family, parents and children, teenage life, disorder, family relations, vengeance, chaos and mayhem, mischievous children, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Dennis the Menace Strikes Again! (1998)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Barricade the doors. Lock the windows. Because he's baaaack. That one-boy wrecking crew, Dennis the Menace, returns for more mischief and mayhem. Based on the comic strip and TV show about a mischievous little boy with a gift for the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dishonesty, disorder, aging, suburbs, youth, family relations, mischievous children, nothing goes right, parents and children, cons and scams, save the day, family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.8
 7K
House Arrest (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: High-schooler Grover Beindorf and his younger sister Stacy decide that their parents, Janet and Ned, are acting childishly when they decide to divorce after 18 years of marriage, so they lock them up in the basement until they'll sort out their ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: divorce, children, dysfunctional family, basement, family, suburbs, eccentric family, couples, family life, crumbling marriage, suburban life, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.2
 9K
First Kid (1996)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Some say that to be the leader of a country is one of the loneliest jobs in the world. But being the child of a world leader can be doubly so. Constantly surrounded by security officers, restricted in movements and having almost every waking moment ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: white house, shopping mall, bodyguard, family, friendship, special agents, school dance, friends, power relations, vengeful fired employee, undisciplined, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Baker brood moves to Chicago after patriarch Tom gets a job coaching football at Northwestern University, forcing his writer wife, Mary, and the couple's 12 children to make a major adjustment. The transition works well until work demands ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, parents and children, chaos and mayhem, nothing goes right, siblings relations, prank, children, chaos, husband wife relationship, aspiring actor, new job, football ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, manhattan new york city, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Babysitters Beware (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Seven-year-old Danny Parker is a good kid who loves his parents. But they have to go out on business dinners all the time, leaving him stuck with a sitter. It's not so bad when it's his favorite babysitter, Janelle but he also gets stuck ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: nanny, youth, mischievous children, young heroes, parents and children, when the parents are away, family, disorder, friends, family relations, boy, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.7
 8K
Mr. Nanny (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A former pro-wrestler is hired to be the bodyguard/nanny for a couple of bratty kids whose inventor father is being stalked by a rival.
Style: semi serious, humorous, funny, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: nanny, family, wrestler, family life, parents and children, mischievous children, kidnapping, danger, eccentric family, disorder, young heroes, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Monkey Trouble (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dodger, a criminal monkey, belongs to a crooked street performer but escapes his life of crime only to end up in the arms of Eva, an innocent little girl whose mother has no idea that her daughter is harboring a fugitive.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: monkey, family, adventure, adoption, friendship, coming of age, heist, parents and children, cons and scams, disorder, animal life, pets ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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