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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, topical humor
Audience: family outing
Plot: missionary, family relations, couples, lifestyle, innocence lost, down on your luck, police, cinema, airport, job seeking, jail, bad luck, arrested, latter day saints, religion, religions or cults, humour, nothing goes right, change of luck, hotel, truck, mormon, video camera, drunk driving, wedding ring ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: utah, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and feel good films with plots about family relations, family, youth, disorder, parents and children, family life and love and romance mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like The R.M.: The Singles Ward (2002), Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh (2008), Saving Christmas (2014), Short Track (2008), Babysitters Beware (2009). 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: girls' night, date 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, youth, lifestyle, family relations, shopping mall, friends, family, teenage life, siblings relations, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ 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, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family, family relations, siblings relations, tradition, christmas tree, christmas party, brother in law, breakdance, car, santa claus, man with glasses ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.6
 110
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: semi serious, humorous, touching, exciting, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, follow your dream, contests and competitions, youth, hopes, sport, rise to the top, teenage life, family life, chases and races, ambition, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, nanny, when the parents are away, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder, little boy, save the day, friendship, rivalry, youth, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, love and romance, crime gone awry, homecoming, family life, dishonesty, family relations, christmas, small town, cons and scams, crimes, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, family life, teenage life, parents and children, siblings relations, island, disorder, youth, mischievous children, nothing goes right, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, humorous, touching
Plot: mormon, missionary, clergy, society, religions or cults, apostle, unlikely partners, hopes, partners, misfit, bible, mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, netherlands, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, forgery, family, siblings relations, family life, crimes, cons and scams, disorder, save the day, adventure, mischievous children, christmas eve ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, semi serious ...
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 ⇓
33%
My Boyfriends' Dogs (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The owners of a small diner are surprised one rainy evening when, just after close, a young woman wearing a wedding dress with three dogs in tow begs to come into their restaurant. What follows is the young woman's retelling of how she arrived ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, light, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, looking for love, couple relations, couples, pets, unfulfillment, romance, singleness
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
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Just Peck (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At 104 pounds dripping wet, baby-faced sophomore Michael Peck (age 15) is not exactly the coolest guy at American High. Peck’s teachers make him feel like an idiot, his classmates make him feel like a geek and his home life is just as bad, with ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: high school, friendship, science fair, teenage love, parents and children, high school life, family relations, disorder, teenage life, lifestyle, ambition, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
 3K
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, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: weatherman, self discovery, couples, romance, ambition, grownups, identity crisis, infidelity, down on your luck, family relations, siblings relations, desire for fame ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 1K
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, captivating, sincere
Plot: curses spells and rituals, teenager, 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 ⇓
31%
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: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: looking for love, family relations, pets, romance, fall in love, couples, holiday, family life, disorder, christmas, pet dog, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.2
 299
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: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: heist, golden retriever, friendship, family, youth, crimes, disorder, christmas, dog, friends, family relations, talking dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, feel good ...
Plot: lifestyle, couples, looking for love, couple relations, twentysomething life, performer's life, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, down on your luck, urban, dog, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, going straight, single parent, dishonesty, crimes, crime gone awry, crime, family life, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 2K
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: lifestyle, ambition, friendship, teenage life, family relations, rivalry, parents and children, youth, tournament, video game, contests and competitions, computers and web ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, light, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: twins, family relations, crimes, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, rivalry, estrangement, small town, competition, gay, siblings relations, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, feel good, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: high school, social relations, coming of age, teenage love, teenage life, lifestyle, misfit partners, misfit, social misfits, best friends, friendship, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, captivating, sincere, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: custody, adoption, parents and children, family life, disorder, life turned upside down, couple relations, family, couples, youth, orphan, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 194
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, youth, life turned upside down, parents and children, family life, family problems, disorder, social relations, high school life, innocence lost, teenager
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Holiday in Handcuffs (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A ne er-do-well thirty-something (Melissa Joan Hart) attempts to appease her family by kidnapping herself an attractive boyfriend (Mario Lopez) for the family Christmas. Despite unlikely odds and dysfunctional family moments, the two fall in love ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: unlikely couple, fall in love, meet the parents, christmas, kidnapping, love and romance, family, family relations, nothing goes right, parents and children, couples, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
 499
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, jewish, follow your dream, disorder, youth, mischievous children, parents and children, friends, family relations, switching roles, family, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, family, parents and children, family life, family relations, on the road, road trip, youth, female director, dolphins, sunburn, mime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, pre-teens, kids
Plot: filmmaking, pets, dog, disorder, rescue, danger, hollywood, fish out of water, odd couple, mischievous children, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.8
 164
I Heart Shakey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shakey is a family film about a 35-year-old widower named J.T. O'Neil, his precocious 10-year-old daughter and their devoted mutt Shakey. After moving from a small town to Chicago and missing the fine print in their rental contract, J.T. is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, family, friends, parents and children, pets, mischievous children, youth, disorder, dog, friendship, escapades, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 27
Happy Life (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: New York Tunez, an all techno record store, is going under. The owner, Keith, a down and out trance DJ, struggles to cope with the changing cultural climate. In a final effort to save the store he organizes a rave. Unfortunately, 2009 is a far cry ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: rave, introspection, lifestyle, music, clubbing, nightlife, city life, satire, store, urban, house
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, rescue, parents and children, adventure, danger, lifestyle, family relations, siblings relations, kidnapping, crimes, young heroes, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%