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Remote (1993)
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Remote (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When Randy (Chris Carrara), is forced to stash his remote control toys in a model home, he stumbles across the hideout of three prison escapees. With the use of his remote control toys, Randy manages to apprehend the three fugitives.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, prodigy, when the parents are away, teenage life, crimes, heist, youth, friendship, family, heroes, obsession, inventions and discoveries, family life, danger, isolation, disorder, nothing goes right, prank, rivalry, goofy hero, young heroes, cons and scams, down on your luck, school, burglar ...
Time: 90s, 20th century

Most similar movies to Remote

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, feel good and offbeat films with plots about family, youth, family relations, disorder, danger, adventure and heroes mostly in Comedy, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Remote: Prehysteria! (1993), Monkey Trouble (1994), Pufnstuf (1970), Kids World (2001), Boys Will Be Boys (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Prehysteria! (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young boy and his family embark on a series of adventures when the boy finds some mysterious eggs which hatch to reveal a brood of baby dinosaurs.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, feel good, surprise ending ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: single parent, family relations, family, escapades, danger, misfit, adventure, youth, heroes, teenage life, family life, disorder ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Monkey Trouble (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, 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, semi serious, touching, feel good, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: monkey, family, adventure, friendship, child in peril, disorder, animal life, heist, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, when the parents are away, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 961
Pufnstuf (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jimmy (Jack Wild) ventures to Living Island with his magical, talking flute, Freddy. Once there, he befriends many of the island's inhabitants, but the evil Witchiepoo (Billie Hayes) is determined to steal Freddy the flute away from the boy to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: puppet, magic, witch, heroes, young heroes, danger, family, youth, imaginary kingdom, show tunes, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 260
Kids World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: What would you wish for if you were eleven and could have anything in the world? Your parents don't understand you. Your teenage brother is constantly getting you in trouble...for things he did! You're in love with the twelve-year-old girl ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, suspense
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, child as adult, friendship, experiment gone awry, adventure, mischievous children, young heroes, disorder, danger, rescue, best friends, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, police detective, twins, nothing goes right, young heroes, youth, chaos and mayhem, family gatherings, child as adult, mischievous children, danger, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Luck of the Irish (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A teenager must battle for a gold charm to keep his family from being controlled by an evil leprechaun.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, basketball movie
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, adventure, friendship, teenage life, child as adult, family life, youth, basketball, battles, friends, disorder, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Leave It to Beaver (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Cleavers are an all-American family living in Ohio - wise father Ward, loving mother June, teen-age son Wally and 8-year-old "Beaver" Theodore. Beaver hopes to get a bike as a gift from his father and to please him tries out for his school ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, melancholic, football movie ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: when the parents are away, family relations, family, parents and children, family life, prank, nothing goes right, mischievous children, child as adult, friendship, high school life, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 50s, 1990s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Drake & Josh Go Hollywood (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When Drake and Josh accidentally send their little sister Megan on a plane to L.A., they soon find themselves in the middle of a dangerous situation.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, feel good, realistic
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: nothing goes right, teenage life, family relations, cons and scams, prank, youth, siblings relations, when the parents are away, on the road, good versus evil, airplane, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 4.6
 504
Joey (1997)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Billy is a boy who is trying to save a baby kangaroo called Joey when it is caught and taken to Sydney. Linda, the young daughter of the U.S. Ambassador is helping Billy in his task.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, kangaroo, mischievous children, orphan, youth, adventure, family life, friendship, on the road, kidnapping, child in peril, young heroes ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
My Brother the Pig (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: If you act like an animal, you just may become one!
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: nanny, family relations, curses spells and rituals, teenage life, animal life, disorder, ghost, youth, mischievous children, prank, danger, family ...
Place: mexico, latin america, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.9
 60
Bored Silly (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: What starts out as a boring day for Bobby, Johnnie and Chuck quickly escalates into a riotous backyard adventure. A swarming beehive, a lawn mower with a mind of its own, a mysterious junkman and the neighborhood bully are just some of the hilarious ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, adventure, young heroes, mischievous children, buddies, disorder, youth, teenage life, small town, summer vacation, heroes, family ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Adventures of a Teenage Dragonslayer (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Arthur unwittingly discovers the secret to stopping an evil dragon who threatens to destroy all civilization.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, light
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dragon, teenage life, imaginary, adventure, young heroes, heroes, escapades, danger, rivalry, school, friends, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Rusty: A Dog's Tale (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two orphans named Jory and Tess live with their grandparents. However, their cousins Bart and Bertha try to take them away because the two kids have trust funds from their dead parents. When Bart and Bertha kidnap the newborn puppies, Rusty the dog ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, rescue, child custody, dog, pets, hopes, family, young heroes, misfit, daring rescue, disorder, friends ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
And You Thought Your Parents Were Weird (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two boys follow in their late fathers foot steps by inventing weird and wonderful gadgets. Trouble lies ahead when after a halloween party the spirit of their father ends up in the latest invention, a robot.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, seance, family relations, ghost, robot, teenager, teenage life, androids and robots, imaginary, youth, journalism, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Up, Up, and Away! (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A boy is the only family member without superpowers in this Disney Film. The world depends on him saving his family from computerized brainwashers. Will he realize that it doesn't take superpowers to be a hero in time to help them defeat the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, young heroes, save the day, daring rescue, youth, escapades, rivalry, master villain, danger, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.8
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Air Buddies (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Here’s the delightful tale of teamwork and adventure your whole family will love! Air Bud is the proud father of five adorable puppies - the hip-hopping B-Dawg, lovely Rosebud, mellow Buddha, dirt-loving Mudbud, and the big fella Budderball - with ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: puppy, pets, family, buddies, adventure, partners, friendship, animal life, odd couple, youth, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Jr. (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "I will try to be normal" 12-year-old Ace Ventura Jr. promises. Thats cool, except whats normal for him is finding missing mutts, kidnapped kitties or gone gators and creating hilarious chaos every step of the way.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: disorder, danger, escapades, rescue, adventure, obsessive quest, uncover truth, parents and children, family life, family relations, amateur detective, family ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Castle Ra-Tim-Bum (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young wizard must create new spells in his magic book before the planets align. His uncle and aunt, powerful mages themselves, help him achieve that. Based on the award-winning Brazilian TV series.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family relations, heroes, supernatural, young heroes, youth, escapades, adventure, palaces castles and temples, wizards and magicians, save the day, supernatural ability, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 2K
The Other Me (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Will Browning accidently creates a clone of himself when working on a science project.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, funny
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: twins, cloning, youth, nothing goes right, teenage life, parents and children, school, disorder, favoritism, family, ultimatum, popularity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Treehouse Hostage (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Timmy Taylor and his two friends, Stevie and Buddy capture escaped convict Carl Banks (Jim Varney) and hold him hostage in their treehouse over the weekend so that Timmy can use Carl as his current event project at school on Monday. The boys then ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: school, forgery, treehouse, captivity, friends, escape, hostage, adventure, heroes, confined, gangsters, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Dog Gone (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A courageous boy battles a gang of bumbling thieves to rescue a dog carrying a fortune in stolen diamonds.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: caper, dog, rescue, disorder, adventure, crime gone awry, rivalry, escapades, crimes, danger, nothing goes right, stash ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Million Dollar Kid (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Comedy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Hunter family has hit the jackpot--scoring a winning 50 million dollar lottery ticket! But when the ticket is lost on the way to cashing it in, the Hunters face overwhelming obstacles in chasing down the ticket before it is stolen by some ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, disorder, adventure, nothing goes right, mischievous children, race against time, family, dog, lottery, lottery ticket, chases and races, chase ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Phantom of the Megaplex (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young man working at a cinema on a special premiere night, finds that the films being shown are full of strange and eerie occurrences.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, surprise ending, psychotronic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: ghost, mystery, young heroes, mysterious character, nothing goes right, family relations, teenage life, siblings relations, youth, family, danger, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 2K
Trading Mom (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The Martin kids learn of a magic spell that will take them to the 'mommy market' so they can get a more user friendly model. After giving a few other moms a try, they want their own back. But that is not so easy.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, single parent, magic, teenage girl, child as adult, siblings relations, family life, youth, nothing goes right, coming of age, mischievous children, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Metro Chase (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This family comedy is about, Zack, an 8-year old American boy who is separated from his 18-year old sister, as they arrive in Paris for a family vacation. Seth, and friends track Zack down.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: chase, mischievous children, adventure, young heroes, disorder, danger, kids in trouble, child in peril, friends, family relations, family life, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, family life, parents and children, mischievous children, kidnapping, eccentric family, disorder, crimes, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: heroes, pets, young heroes, rescue, danger, escapades, odd couple, investigation, rivalry, working undercover, island, friendship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Secret Kingdom (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three kids discover a tiny kingdom beneath their kitchen sink and are drawn inside, becoming involved with the miniature world's civil war.
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: teleportation, shrinking, miniaturization, family, good versus evil, youth, young heroes, heroes, imaginary, escapades, rebellion, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: school, family relations, rescue, sea lion, animal life, ocean or sea, silly humor, save the day, pets, mischievous children, young heroes, best friends ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, feel good, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, talking cat, family relations, adventure, rescue, friendship, fish out of water, disorder, youth, goofy hero, danger, getting home ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%