Movies like Richie Rich: A Christmas Story

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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, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, youth, dog, children, money, winter, friendship, snow, boy, wealth, orphan, parallel universe, father son relationship, museum, child, orphanage, remote control, blond boy, superhero, childhood, family relations, parallel world, family, misfit, family life ...

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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, youth, disorder, mischievous children, family life and parents and children mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Richie Rich: A Christmas Story: Blizzard (2003), Home Alone (1990), Beethoven's 4th (2001), Beethoven's 3rd (2000), Chestnut: Hero of Central Park (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, youth, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, self discovery, mischievous children, young heroes, fish out of water, parents and children, family life, hopes, miraculous event ...
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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: funny, humorous, light, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, preschoolers ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, mischievous children, family, children, home alone, youth, when the parents are away, child protagonist, kids and family, home invasion, precocious child ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, new york, france ...
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100%
Dennis the Menace Strikes Again! (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 75 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: realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: problem child, youth, picnic, child's point of view, dog, neighbor, birthday, grand canyon, childhood, children, superhero, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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100%
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, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, youth, human dog relationship, saint bernard dog, family relations, disorder, parents and children, mistaken identity, fish out of water, pets, escapades, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
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100%
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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, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, human dog relationship, animals, family relations, pets, family life, disorder, escapades, nothing goes right, family, parents and children, silly humor ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
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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, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, youth, pets, human animal relationship, mischievous children, family life, disorder, parents and children, reincarnation, adoption, animal life, nun ...
Place: usa, new york
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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, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, children, little boy, family relations, plan gone awry, friendship, friends, parents and children, family life, school, school teacher, family ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, europe
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100%
The Even Stevens Movie (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: youth, family relations, disney, family, parents and children, family life, teenage life, disorder, nothing goes right, mischievous children, island, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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100%
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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, humorous, semi serious, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, santa claus, fish out of water, nothing goes right, haunted by the past, ghost, goofy hero, disorder, redemption, misfit, family life, destiny ...
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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: animals, pets, friends, family life, family, family relations, misfit, partners, disorder, teenage life, animal life, youth ...
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100%
'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, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, family relations, cons and scams, disorder, family, dishonesty, on the run, disney, mischievous children, uncle nephew relationship, christmas eve, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, humorous, semi serious, exciting, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, date night, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, santa claus, disorder, couples, family relations, mischievous children, couple relations, single parent, family gatherings, fish out of water, holiday, family life ...
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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, kids
Plot: youth, family life, disorder, family, contests and competitions, family relations, parents and children, eccentric family, love and romance, nothing goes right, father son relationship, coming of age ...
Time: 1940s
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100%
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, youth, disney, family, best friends, mischievous children, wish come true, holiday, disorder, hopes, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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100%
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Rent-a-Kid (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
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, children, dog, orphan, family, siblings relations, mischievous children, disorder, nothing goes right, family relations, farce, parenthood ...
Time: 90s
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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: youth, twins, police detective, family relations, siblings relations, family gatherings, parents and children, chaos and mayhem, child as adult, when the parents are away, eccentric family, family life ...
Time: 90s
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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, semi serious, humorous, melancholic, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: child as adult, family, parents and children, switching roles, fish out of water, disorder, misfit, hopes, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, wish come true, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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100%
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: christmas, youth, comedy of errors, mischievous children, nothing goes right, lifestyle, family, family relations, step siblings, disorder, friends, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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100%
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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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, chick flick, pre-teens, kids
Plot: youth, parents and children, treasure hunt, family, family life, siblings relations, family relations, friends, camp, summer camp, forest, obstacle course ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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100%
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: humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: youth, nanny, family relations, teenage life, family life, curses spells and rituals, prank, mischievous children, family, ghost, disorder, animal life ...
Place: latin america, france, europe, mexico
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A Christmas Story 2 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The original traditional one-hundred-percent red-blooded two-fisted all-american christmas continues five years later with Ralphie, Randy mom and the old man. This time Ralphie has his eyes fixed on a car. But trouble is sure to follow.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: christmas, family life, holiday, family, youth, eccentric family, coming of age, society, adventure, adaptation, hopes, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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100%
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: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: twins, youth, impossible love, family relations, siblings relations, family, tourist, teenager, love and romance, teenage life, mischievous children, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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100%
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: youth, family relations, adventure, disorder, friends, mischievous children, family, family life, factory, friendship, deception, heroes ...
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55%
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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: realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: youth, dinosaur, superhero, family relations, mischievous children, small town, friends, disorder, family, young heroes, suburbs, candy store ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: dog, family relations, rescue, child custody, family life, disorder, animal life, friends, getting home, orphan, hopes, young heroes ...
Time: 90s
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45%
 5.4
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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, youth, follow your dream, mischievous children, disorder, family, hopes, switching roles, family relations, friends, parents and children, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, washington d.c.
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41%
 3.8
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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: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: youth, golden retriever, dog, christmas, heist, crimes, family, friendship, disorder, talking dog, family relations, friends ...
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, parents and children, mischievous children, little boy, disorder, youth, save the day, rivalry, friendship, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, funny, humorous, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: mischievous children, family, children, problem child, prank, when the parents are away, runaway, childhood, neighbor, happy ending, nothing goes right, troublemaker ...
Time: 90s, future, 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: museum, family, running away from home, runaway, suburbs, friendship, investigation, child in peril, imaginary kingdom, family life, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%