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The R.M. (2003)
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The R.M. (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jared Phelps (Kirby Heyborne) has completed two years of full-time missionary service for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. His mission president has promised him that he will be blessed for his service, and he thinks he has it all worked out. His girlfriend has waited for him. His boss promised that he could have his old job back, and he has already sent his application to BYU. Everything that can go wrong does go wrong. His girlfriend dumps him. His loses his job, and he isn't accepted to BYU. Then, it gets even worse, and he has to decide if choosing the right is worth all the trouble.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sincere, captivating, intense
Audience: family outing
Plot: missionary, family relations, couples, lifestyle, innocence lost, down on your luck, mormon, police, cinema, airport, job seeking, jail, bad luck, arrested, latter day saints, religion, religions or cults, humour, topical humor, nothing goes right, change of luck, hotel, truck, camera, video camera ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: utah, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about family relations, family, youth, disorder, parents and children, family life and christmas mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like The R.M.: The Singles Ward (2002), The Best Two Years (2004), Saving Christmas (2014), Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh (2008), Short Track (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Singles Ward (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When Jonathan Jordan gets divorced he's thrust back into the world of being a single Mormon - a world who's ultimate goal is eternal marriage. Struggling to fit in, Jonathan decides to stop going to church only to be pursued by the members ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sexual, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: mormon, lifestyle, family relations, couples, romance, religions or cults, divorce, church, marriage, single, breaking the fourth wall, mormonism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: salt lake city utah, utah
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95%
The Best Two Years (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two pairs of Mormon missionaries from America live in a beaten-up apartment in the Dutch city of Haarlem. Their personalities are distinctly different. Elder Johnson is the District Leader and oversees their efforts. His companion, the vain Elder ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: mormon, missionary, clergy, society, religions or cults, apostle, unlikely partners, hopes, partners, misfit, bible, mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, netherlands, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Saving Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Kirk is enjoying the annual Christmas party extravaganza thrown by his sister until he realizes he needs to help out Christian, his brother-in-law who has a bad case of the bah-humbugs.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family, family relations, siblings relations, tradition, brother in law, christmas party, christmas season, christian, christmas movie, breakdancing, child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While trying to avoid an obsessed girl, rocker Drake Parker meets a young girl, who makes him promise to give her family the best Christmas ever. Later, at the Premiere's first ever Christmas party, a group of teens start to make trouble. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: comedy of errors, mischievous children, nothing goes right, lifestyle, youth, family, family relations, friends, siblings relations, teenage life, step siblings, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Short Track (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Carolinian Blake Beckett (Pepper Sweeney), the son of a stock car racing legend, is a 4-time short track racing champion. Blake never made it to the speedways of the National Cup Racing circuit, but surely he could still have a shot? The daily life ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, sport, hopes, youth, contests and competitions, follow your dream, rise to the top, teenage life, family life, parents and children, chases and races, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder, little boy, save the day, rivalry, friendship, youth, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Christmas Caper (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Grinch-like thief retreats to her hometown in Connecticut after a con goes bad and gets stuck baby-sitting her niece and nephew until their parents can make it home for Christmas. She spends most of her time devising ways to even the score with ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: disorder, homecoming, family life, crime gone awry, love and romance, dishonesty, family relations, christmas, family, crimes, small town life, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Even Stevens Movie (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Stevens think that they've won an all-expenses-paid trip to an island that's halfway around the world. When their house is destroyed, their food stolen, and their bacon eaten, the Stevens family breaks apart in front of all their ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, family life, parents and children, teenage life, family, mischievous children, youth, nothing goes right, disorder, island, siblings relations, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Christmas in Wonderland (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three kids and their Dad move from L.A to Edmonton. When they go shopping at West Edmonton Mall they find counterfeit cash. They inadvertently help catch the crooks, and later make a discovery about Santa
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, forgery, family, siblings relations, family life, cons and scams, disorder, adventure, crimes, mischievous children, save the day, christmas eve ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Uncle Nino (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A distant, slightly dysfunctional family is brought closer together when the father's long-estranged Uncle Nino comes from Italy to Chicago for a surprise visit.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, family gatherings, family life, fish out of water, parents and children, society, couples, optimism, uncle, family reunited, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Weather Girl (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After learning her boyfriend (Harmon) cheated on her with his co-host (Olson), a Seattle morning show weather girl (O’Kelley) freaks out on-air and is fired. Forced to move in with her little brother (Devlin) and deal with his best friend (Adams), ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, weatherman, romance, couples, ambition, identity crisis, family relations, grownups, infidelity, down on your luck, self fulfillment, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Jinxed (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Meet the Murphys, a family with never ending bad luck. "Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong," it's Murphy's law! Over a century ago a witch put a magical curse on their great-great grandfather and the whole family has been ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, sincere, captivating
Plot: teenager, curses spells and rituals, bad luck, female protagonist, nothing goes right, against the odds, love and romance, youth, family problems, down on your luck, true love, family curse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Randy and the Mob (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A good ol' boy (McKinnon) gets into trouble with some mobsters, and then must seek assistance from his estranged, identical twin gay brother.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Plot: twins, family relations, crimes, crime gone awry, rivalry, nothing goes right, estrangement, small town, competition, gay, silly humor, hitman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Getting Even with Dad (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Ray, an ex-con and widower, is planning a coin heist with two accomplices to help him to buy his own bakery. However, he doesn't expect his son Timmy, who was living with Ray's sister, to show up at the house right in the middle of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, satirical, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: heist, family, parents and children, crimes, nothing goes right, crime, going straight, dishonesty, single parent, family life, crime gone awry, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
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28%
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: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, looking for love, romance, fall in love, couples, pets, holiday, disorder, family life, christmas, pet dog, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Golden Winter (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A runaway boy befriends a pack of homeless puppies. Together, they stop a bank robbery and find a family to adopt them all.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: golden retriever, heist, family, crimes, youth, friendship, disorder, christmas, dog, family relations, friends, talking dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Campus Confidential (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: School... there is the popular crowd. Teachers favor some students over others. Because of this, Violet decides to start a school paper, which exposes many embarrassing secrets of popular kids who think they run the campus.
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: high school, coming of age, social relations, teenage life, teenage love, lifestyle, misfit partners, suburbs, friendship, high school life, misfit, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Let Them Chirp Awhile (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The basic storyline of the film follows Bobby and Scott, two young men in their late twenties who are struggling to make careers out of their artistic dreams but their competitiveness with each other gets in the way.
Style: witty, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: lifestyle, couples, looking for love, twentysomething life, couple relations, performer's life, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, down on your luck, urban, dog, plagiarism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
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Best Player (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chris Sanders and Quincy are both involved in a video game called "Black Hole", and they both want to win the tournament with a $175,500 prize. Quincy then tries to sabotage Chris, but it all goes wrong, because Chris' mom Tracy ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: video game, ambition, lifestyle, friendship, teenage life, family relations, youth, rivalry, parents and children, tournament, contests and competitions, computers and web ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Switchmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: All Ira Finkelstein wants for Christmas is...Christmas. Unfortunately, his parents are sending him to Florida to be with his Grandparents. Ira's spirit soars as he manages to land in Christmas Town, USA, instead.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, follow your dream, disorder, mischievous children, youth, hopes, family, family relations, friends, parents and children, switching roles, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Change of Plans (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Sally and Jason Danville's life are turned upside down when a tragic accident suddenly names them the caretakers of four young children.
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: custody, adoption, parents and children, life turned upside down, family life, couple relations, disorder, family, orphan, youth, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Princess and the Pony (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sheltered young princess is sent to live with relatives in America, where she befriends a pony held captive by a shady carnival owner.
Style: captivating, sincere, entertaining, light, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, rescue, family relations, youth, danger, fish out of water, disorder, carnival, kidnapping, pony, heroine, castle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Jingle All the Way 2 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Larry's daughter wants only one thing for Christmas - a talking bear. His daughter's step-dad intends to make sure that Larry can't get one.
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, santa claus, family relations, family life, parents and children, family, goofy hero, small town, race against time, nothing goes right, chases and races, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Quitters (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Quitters tells the story of the Raymans, a wealthy Jewish family that's falling apart. The son, Clark, is a bright and curious high schooler with a talent for manipulation. As his mother May enters treatment for a pill addiction, and he and his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, family life, life turned upside down, family problems, parents and children, youth, disorder, social relations, high school life, innocence lost, older man young girl relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: filmmaking, pets, dog, disorder, danger, rescue, hollywood, fish out of water, adventure, odd couple, mischievous children, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Chlorine (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the town of Copper Canyon, people are cashing in on an economic housing boom, and the local country club is buzzing about the investment opportunity. Once vivacious couple, Roger (Vincent D'Onofrio) and Georgie (Kyra Sedgwick), have settled ...
Style: semi serious, cynical, humorous, realistic
Plot: midlife crisis, family relations, couples, couple relations, parents and children, unfulfillment, dark humor, family problems, dysfunctional family, coming of age, money, wealth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas! (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teddy Duncan's middle-class family embarks on a road trip from their home in Denver to visit Mrs. Duncans Parents, the Blankenhoopers, in Palm Springs. When they find themselves stranded between Denver and Utah, they try to hitch a ride to Las ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, parents and children, family, family relations, family life, on the road, road trip, santa claus, youth, female director, dolphins, mime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.9
 3K
Dadnapped (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Melissa has a bad case of sibling rivalry, only her competition is a fictional character in her father's best-selling novel about a teenage super spy. When her father is "dadnapped" by a group of overzealous fans, it's up to ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, rescue, parents and children, adventure, danger, lifestyle, family relations, kidnapping, siblings relations, crimes, young heroes, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Rosie O'Donnell: A Heartfelt Stand Up (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Rosie O'Donnell speaks straight from--and to--the heart in this stand-up special that delivers hilarious anecdotes about her family and details about the heart attack that changed her life. Other topics include: the headaches and joys of ...
Style: talky, not serious, humorous, realistic, entertaining ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, strong female presence, gays and lesbians, couple relations, couples, gender, comedienne, stand up comedian, live audience, humour, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Hatching Pete (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pete Ivey (Jason Dolley) is the type of guy who's easily overlooked in the school halls -- unlike his boisterous best friend, Cleatus Poole (Mitchel Musso), who's proudly carrying on the family tradition of spreading school spirit as the ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: family tradition, homecoming, school, amateur detective, teenage life, youth, religions or cults, misfit, stoners, best friends, family, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%