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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, heist, heroes, family, friendship, obsession, youth, crimes, family life, isolation, teenage life, rivalry, down on your luck, inventions and discoveries, nothing goes right, disorder, prank, goofy hero, young heroes, cons and scams, runaway, school, burglar ...
Time: 90s, 20th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and offbeat films with plots about family, youth, family relations, disorder, family life, danger and friends 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, feel good, humorous, psychotronic, surprise ending ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: single parent, family relations, animal life, disorder, friends, youth, adventure, misfit, escapades, heroes, family, teenage life ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
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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, feel good, touching, sexy ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: monkey, monkey actor, family, adventure, friendship, child in peril, family relations, friends, animal life, disorder, orphan, young heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 1K
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: semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: puppet, witch, magic, heroes, young heroes, adventure, youth, rivalry, escapades, getting home, family, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 294
Kids World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, New Zealand, USA
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, suspense
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, mischievous children, adventure, experiment gone awry, teenage life, child as adult, friendship, disorder, rescue, youth, best friends, wish come true ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, 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 ⇓
48%
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
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family relations, adventure, friendship, teenage life, youth, family life, child as adult, basketball, silly humor, family, legends and myths, friends ...
⇓ 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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, melancholic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: when the parents are away, family relations, family, family life, parents and children, prank, friendship, fish out of water, high school life, child as adult, nothing goes right, mischievous children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 50s
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, cons and scams, youth, when the parents are away, teenage life, siblings relations, family relations, prank, on the road, good versus evil, disorder, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colorado, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 4.8
 571
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, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, kangaroo, friends, animal life, disorder, rescue, babies and infants, youth, young heroes, mischievous children, adventure, orphan ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 68
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, young heroes, adventure, mischievous children, teenage life, disorder, buddies, youth, small town, summer vacation, family, partners ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: semi serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, daring rescue, young heroes, good versus evil, save the day, escapades, master villain, rivalry, youth, teenage life, eccentric family, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, young heroes, adventure, heroes, escapades, troll, friends, deadly creature, best friends, misfit, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ 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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, family relations, seance, ghost, robot, disorder, family life, teenage life, siblings relations, isolation, experiment gone awry, journalism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Ace Ventura Jr: Pet Detective (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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, obsessive quest, escapades, adventure, disorder, uncover truth, heroes, pets, young heroes, amateur detective, family, private detective ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, youth, prank, mischievous children, family, ghost, disorder, animal life, teenage life, family life, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: mexico, latin america, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, rescue, dog, child custody, family life, disorder, animal life, friends, getting home, orphan, hopes, young heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.6
 4K
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, golden retriever, family, pets, friendship, partners, adventure, buddies, heroic mission, disorder, odd couple, daring rescue ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ 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: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: school, forgery, captivity, escape, hostage, family relations, summer school, friends, disorder, family life, when the parents are away, prison ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: exciting, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, wizards and magicians, eccentric family, curses spells and rituals, family life, supernatural, young heroes, save the day, supernatural ability, escapades, adventure, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.4
 2K
Trading Mom (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 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, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, single parent, magic, teenage girl, nothing goes right, youth, coming of age, siblings relations, family life, child as adult, disorder, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Dr. Dolittle 3 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lisa Dolittle sends her daughter to 'Durango', a Dude Ranch, to find herself. While there, she uses her talent to talk to the animals in order to save Durango from being taken over by a neighboring Ranch.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, animals, family life, pets, friends, family relations, teenage life, misfit, partners, disorder, silly humor, fish out of water ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: talking cat, imaginary kingdom, goofy hero, family relations, adventure, friendship, disorder, getting home, fish out of water, rescue, mischievous children, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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 ⇓
29%
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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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, chase, adventure, young heroes, disorder, kids in trouble, family relations, friends, crimes, coming of age, youth, amateur detective ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: cloning, nothing goes right, youth, teenage life, twins, favoritism, disorder, family, school, parents and children, ultimatum, popularity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, realistic, touching, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family relations, lottery, lottery ticket, adventure, nothing goes right, disorder, family, mischievous children, race against time, dog, family life, down on your luck ...
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: working undercover, island, friendship, friends, disorder, family, investigation, partners, young heroes, heroes, pets, rivalry ...
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: exciting, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: teleportation, shrinking, family relations, revolution, young heroes, heroes, family, rebellion, youth, rescue, good versus evil, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.7
 7K
Shorts (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young boy's discovery of a colorful, wish-granting rock causes chaos in the suburban town of Black Falls when jealous kids and scheming adults alike set out to get their hands on it.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: wish come true, miraculous event, mischievous children, adventure, family life, adolescence vs adulthood, disorder, nothing goes right, young heroes, hopes, youth, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Pippi Goes on Board (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This is the film version which is a compilation of the 1969 TV Series shown in 13 parts. It is therefore technically the "first" Pippi Långstrump film, although it wasn't released as a film until 1973. Pippi lives alone in ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: disorder, friends, family relations, strong female presence, child in peril, ship, friendship, heist, family life, family, mischievous children, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%