Movies like Problem Child

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Problem Child (1990)
 5.4
 30K
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: feel good, humorous, funny, realistic, suspenseful, not serious, melancholic, harsh, light, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: mischievous children, adoption, spoiled brat, dark humor, farce, disorder, troublemaker, kidnapping, parents and children, swearing, runaway, friends, best friends, orphanage, chase, family relations, friendship, family life, serial killer, problem child, child, child hero, neighborhood, foster child, foundling ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Problem Child

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, realistic and entertaining films with plots about family, youth, disorder, mischievous children, family relations, farce and destiny mostly in Comedy, Family and Action genres. Some movies like Problem Child: Dennis the Menace (1993), Home Alone (1990), House Arrest (1996), Man of the House (1995), Mr. Nanny (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Problem Child 2 (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, not serious, realistic, feel good, surreal ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: farce, prank, mischievous children, problem child, child, neighborhood, spoiled brat, single parent, fall in love, parents and children, naughty child, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens ...
Plot: mischievous children, prank, family, when the parents are away, problem child, friendship, nothing goes right, troublemaker, suburbs, naughty child, boy, neighbor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 552K
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, funny, not serious, light, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, family, when the parents are away, holiday, child protagonist, home invasion, youth, kids and family, disney, children, neighbor ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, america, paris france, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.7
 9K
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, touching, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: husband wife relationship, divorce, family relations, family, hostage, parents and children, family problems, family life, couples, love, dysfunctional family, therapy ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, not serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: farce, mischievous children, problem child, child, spoiled brat, dentist, doctor, nurse, youth, family, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ 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, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: parents and children, single parent, mischievous children, family relations, family problems, family, opposites attract, dysfunctional family, nothing goes right, child as adult, family life, prank ...
Time: 90s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.8
 9K
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: humorous, semi serious, funny, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: nanny, family relations, family, wrestler, mischievous children, parents and children, family life, kidnapping, disorder, crimes, young heroes, prodigy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Horrid Henry: The Movie (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK
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, not serious, entertaining, light, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, young heroes, youth, friendship, teachers and students, parents and children, family life, disorder, friends, family, power relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Dennis the Menace Strikes Again! (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 75 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: realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: mischievous children, family relations, nothing goes right, dishonesty, youth, save the day, family, aging, disorder, suburbs, cons and scams, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 3K
Twin Sitters (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An evil business executive (played by George Lazenby), is releasing dangerous toxins and the Barbarian Brothers set out to stop his evil work.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, sincere, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: twins, mischievous children, bodybuilding, crimes, when the parents are away, working undercover, brothers, identical twins, nanny, monster truck, bodybuilder, friends ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, light ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: farce, summer camp, camp, family, prison, teenage life, mistaken identity, chaos and mayhem, friends, disorder, mischievous children, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, school, underdog, mischievous children, family, parents and children, vengeance, chaos and mayhem, teenage life, disorder, family relations, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago 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: feel good, humorous, exciting, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: mischievous children, secret agents, nanny, child spy, cia agent, children, martial arts, family relations, spy, home invasion, undercover, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 115K
Home Alone 3 (1997)
Genre: Action, 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, feel good, not serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: home alone, little boy, family, burglar, christmas, farce, espionage, prank, crime gone awry, young heroes, crimes, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, san francisco, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Little Rascals (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Spanky, Alfalfa, Buckwheat, and the other characters made famous in the Our Gang shorts of the 1920s and 1930s are brought back to life in this nostalgic children's comedy. When Alfalfa starts to question his devotion to the club's ...
Style: feel good, not serious, light, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, bully, mischievous children, rivalry, parents and children, gang, misfit, precocious child, dog, childhood, family, silly humor ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 11K
First Kid (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: white house, bodyguard, usa president, friendship, family, fish out of water, mischievous children, secret agents, shopping mall, boxing, president, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: large family, family, family relations, chaos, eccentric family, parents and children, parenthood, nothing goes right, chaos and mayhem, siblings relations, female writer, prank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, manhattan new york city, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Christmas Story (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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, touching, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, bully, holiday, childhood, mischievous children, nostalgia, family relations, obsession, small town, chinese restaurant, little boy, snow ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.4
 69K
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, girls' night
Plot: adventure, rich and poor, family, friendship, youth, children, wealth, missing person, butler, when the parents are away, mischievous children, heroes ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Jungle 2 Jungle (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Uptight New York City executive, Michael Cromwell, pursues his soon-to-be ex-wife to South America and returns home with the son he never knew he had -- a boy raised in a tribal village in Brazil. Armed with only his blowgun, the 13-year-old ...
Style: feel good, light, funny, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: fish out of water, culture clash, jungle, eccentric family, parents and children, mischievous children, disorder, nothing goes right, teenage boy, stock broker, family relations, adventure ...
Place: new york, venezuela, usa, latin america, brazil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 68K
Daddy Day Care (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two men get laid off and have to become stay-at-home dads when they can't find jobs, which inspires them to open their own day-care center.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: children, unemployment, mischievous children, farce, fish out of water, father son relationship, goofy hero, kindergarten, workplace situations, friends, nothing goes right, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 5K
Carpool (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man with an important business meeting finds himself having to take care of the carpool for the neighborhood school children when his wife gets sick. Stopping to get donuts for the kids, things go even more awry when he finds himself a victim of a ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, satirical, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: chase, mischievous children, robbery, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, on the road, parents and children, family, disorder, hostage, heist, on the run ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: sea lion, family relations, rescue, school, power relations, animal life, disorder, friends, coming of age, save the day, misfit, young heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, nanny, when the parents are away, parents and children, mischievous children, disorder, little boy, save the day, rivalry, friendship, friends, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.1
 17K
Daddy Day Camp (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Seeking to offer his son the satisfying summer camp experience that eluded him as a child, the operator of a neighborhood daycare center opens his own camp, only to face financial hardship and stiff competition from a rival camp.
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: summer camp, mischievous children, family relations, competition, colonel, family, farce, buddies, escapades, goofy hero, misfit, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 22K
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: feel good, sweet, touching, funny, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: twins, mischievous children, family, children, summer camp, orphan, single parent, parents and children, family relations, single father, adoption, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Instead of flying to Florida with his folks, Kevin ends up alone in New York, where he gets a hotel room with his dad's credit card—despite problems from a clerk and meddling bellboy. But when Kevin runs into his old nemeses, the Wet Bandits, ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, adventure, holiday, mischievous children, children, home alone, when the parents are away, family relations, young heroes, robbery, trap, homeless ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, florida, chicago illinois, miami, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Christmas Story 2 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The original traditional one-hundred-percent red-blooded two-fisted all-american christmas continues five years later with Ralphie, Randy mom and the old man. This time Ralphie has his eyes fixed on a car. But trouble is sure to follow.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: christmas, family life, family, youth, eccentric family, holiday, society, adventure, adaptation, hopes, destiny, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
It Runs in the Family (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It is now summer in the Parker family; and the usual amount of numerous events are happening in their separate lives. Ralphie is searching for the perfect top to use to beat the school bully with, the Old Man is in battle with their hillbilly ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, melancholic, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family life, family, contests and competitions, disorder, love and romance, youth, nothing goes right, family relations, parents and children, eccentric family, father son relationship, family feud ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Boys Will Be Boys (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two young brothers talk their strict father Lloyd Clauswell into allowing them to babysit themselves for the first time while their parents attend a corporate barbecue...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: police detective, family relations, twins, disorder, terminator, child in peril, silly humor, siblings relations, family gatherings, parents and children, chaos and mayhem, child as adult ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%