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Richie Rich: A Christmas Story (1998)
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Richie Rich: A Christmas Story (1998)
Original name: Richie Rich's Christmas Wish
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After getting blamed for spoiling Christmas, the richest kid in the world wishes he'd never been born. Unfortunately, a wishing machine, invented by professor Keenbean, picked up the wish and made it come true. Now Richie finds himself in a parallel world where his only hope is to find professor Keenbean and the wishing machine so he can wish things back to normal. Written by Peter Huiskes
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, parallel world, family, misfit, family life, imaginary, mischievous children, disorder, youth, christmas, dog, child, cat, money, friendship, winter, snow, children, running, orphan, alternate reality, wealth, boy, parallel universe, pig ...

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Most similar movies to Richie Rich: A Christmas Story

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and realistic films with plots about family, family relations, disorder, youth, mischievous children, family life and friends mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Richie Rich: A Christmas Story: Home Alone (1990), Blizzard (2003), The Kids Who Saved Summer (2004), Dennis the Menace (1987), Beethoven's 4th (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, kids and family, youth, neighbor, children, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, paris france, america, france ...
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Blizzard (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young girl's aunt tells her the tale of a young ice skater and an enchanted reindeer.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, self discovery, young heroes, mischievous children, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, fish out of water, parents and children, family life, hopes, miraculous event, youth ...
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65%
The Kids Who Saved Summer (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A group of youngsters trying to save their playground from an unscrupulous developer who wants to build a factory there.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, adventure, family, mischievous children, youth, family life, disorder, friends, factory, friendship, deception, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Dennis the Menace (1987)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: This movie puts Henk Ketcham's comic figure 'Dennis' into real life: While digging in his front garden, Dennis finds a big bone. To prove it's from a dinosaur, he persuades his father to invite an old buddy of him, Bowen Skyler ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: small town, family relations, mischievous children, young heroes, youth, family, suburbs, friends, disorder, dessert, elderly couple, naughty child ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Dennis the Menace Strikes Again! (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 71 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: humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: mischievous children, family relations, youth, family, save the day, aging, dishonesty, disorder, silly humor, suburbs, parents and children, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
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50%
Beethoven's 4th (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The family is pleasantly surprised and puzzled when Beethoven suddenly becomes obedient. Turns out it's a prince and the pauper scenario, with the real Beethoven now living with a pompous rich family.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, kids
Plot: dog, family relations, human dog relationship, fish out of water, partners, pets, youth, escapades, disorder, parents and children, mistaken identity, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
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50%
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, rescue, child custody, dog, mischievous children, danger, youth, young heroes, daring rescue, anti heroes, animal life, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Beethoven's 3rd (2000)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Everyone's favorite St. Bernard returns in this family film about man's best friend. Richard Newton, his wife Beth and kids Brennan and Sara shove off in their camper for a road trip. Along the way, they gain a new passenger: slobbery ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, dog, pets, family life, human dog relationship, nothing goes right, family, escapades, parents and children, silly humor, disorder, reunion ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Chestnut: Hero of Central Park (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ray and Sal, two orphaned sisters, adopt and hide a Great Dane puppy from their two adopted parents living in a luxury downtown New York apartment that expressely forbids dogs.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, human animal relationship, mischievous children, pets, family life, parents and children, reincarnation, disorder, youth, adoption, animal life, family relations ...
Place: new york, usa
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49%
Call Me Claus (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: If She's Going To Save Christmas, She's Got Some Big Shoes To Fill.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, nothing goes right, fish out of water, haunted by the past, goofy hero, disorder, redemption, misfit, ghost, santa claus, family life, destiny ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Little Nicholas (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nicolas has a happy existence, parents who love him, a great group of friends with whom he has great fun, and all he wants is that nothing changes. However, one day, he overhears a conversation that leads him to believe that his life might change ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, family relations, friendship, plan gone awry, friends, parents and children, family life, little boy, school, children, family, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, europe
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45%
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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, switching roles, parents and children, family relations, friends, family, hopes, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: animals, family life, pets, friends, family, family relations, disorder, teenage life, misfit, partners, imaginary, silly humor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A boy witnesses his mother kissing what he believes to be is the real Santa Clause and retaliates with mischief.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, exciting, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, family gatherings, disorder, single parent, couples, fish out of water, mischievous children, family relations, couple relations, misfit, parents and children, family life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
'Twas the Night (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A mischievous 14-year-old boy and his irresponsible uncle almost ruin Christmas when they decide to take Santa's new high-tech sleigh for a joyride.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family relations, cons and scams, family, on the run, dishonesty, disorder, mischievous children, imaginary, uncle nephew relationship, christmas eve, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Ultimate Christmas Present (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A girl steals a weather machine from Santa Claus, to make a snow day. The machine breaks, and causes an out of control snowstorm.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: christmas, santa claus, wish come true, mischievous children, best friends, family, supernatural, disorder, youth, hopes, holiday, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, dog, christmas, family relations, friends, talking dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, not serious, humorous, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens ...
Plot: mischievous children, prank, family, when the parents are away, friendship, nothing goes right, children, neighbor, suburbs, criminal, slingshot, runaway ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s, future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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39%
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, melancholic, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family life, disorder, family, contests and competitions, youth, nothing goes right, love and romance, eccentric family, parents and children, family relations, father son relationship, feud ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
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39%
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, teenage life, family life, curses spells and rituals, animal life, disorder, ghost, family, danger, youth, mischievous children ...
Place: mexico, latin america, france, europe
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39%
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, friends, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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38%
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: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, police detective, twins, danger, family, nothing goes right, silly humor, family gatherings, eccentric family, mischievous children, young heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
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38%
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Opposite Day (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The world goes backwards on Opposite Day. The kids become adults, and the adults become kids.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, captivating, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: child as adult, family, parents and children, disorder, fish out of water, switching roles, hopes, misfit, adolescence vs adulthood, siblings relations, wish come true, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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37%
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: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: school, family relations, rescue, sea lion, kidnapping, teachers and students, chaos and mayhem, young heroes, save the day, misfit, pets, danger ...
Time: 90s
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37%
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, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: comedy of errors, nothing goes right, mischievous children, family, youth, lifestyle, family relations, friends, disorder, step siblings, teenage life, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Mr. Troop Mom (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Public Defender Eddie is a widower with a 13 year-old daughter, Naomi. A classic workaholic, Eddie has been M.I.A. for most of Naomi's big moments. But when an unfortunately timed accident gives Eddie the opportunity to become the "Team ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: parents and children, family, family life, treasure hunt, friends, camp, siblings relations, youth, family relations, summer camp, in the woods, falling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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37%
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Rent-a-Kid (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Harry Habert, owner of a rent office has an original idea: To rent babies from a nearby orphanage to the local families. He rents the Ward brothers to his first customers...
Style: humorous, touching, light, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: adoption, dog, orphan, siblings relations, children, mischievous children, family, family relations, disorder, nothing goes right, farce, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler (1973)
Genre: Family, Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Precocious Claudia and her brother run away from home and hide in the Metropolitan Museum in New York.
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, investigation, friendship, suburbs, museum, mischievous children, imaginary kingdom, eccentric family, teaching the ways of the world, siblings relations, coming of age, imaginary ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Passport to Paris (1999)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sent to Paris to visit their grandfather, the twins fall in love with France, not to mention two French boys.
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: twins, impossible love, youth, family relations, siblings relations, family, teenager, love and romance, teenage life, fall in love, mischievous children, tourist ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%