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The Frenchman's Son (1999)
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The Frenchman's Son (1999)
Original name: Le fils du Français
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young boy and his two grandmothers flee from headhunters and other villainous types in the Brazilian rain forest in this wacky family adventure. Benjamin, whose mom is dead and whose dad is off in the jungle searching for gold, is more cool-headed than his two grandmothers, both of whom hate one another. Upper class teacher bristles at the coarse behavior of working class Suzanne, who shoplifts and cheats at cards. Soon bad guys threaten them, and the chase begins.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: jungle, chase, escapades, adventure, youth, family relations, partners, on the run, danger, chases and races, disorder, nothing goes right, culture clash, misfit partners, thief, teacher, gold, theft, deception, gunfight, card playing, father son relationship, tribe, amazon jungle, mother in law son in law relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: brazil, latin america, paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and realistic films with plots about disorder, adventure, escapades, chase, danger, family relations and family mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like The Frenchman's Son: The Metro Chase (2004), The Million Dollar Kid (2000), Castle Ra-Tim-Bum (1999), Beethoven's 5th (2003), My Sister's Kids in Africa (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ⇓
95%
HOUBA! On the Trail of the Marsupilami (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: France, Belgium, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When reporter Dan Geraldo (Alain Chabat) arrives in Palombia to hunt for a scoop, he never suspects that he is about to make an incredible discovery... With his resourceful local guide Pablito (Jamel Debbouze), D an has one surprise after another ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, captivating, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: jungle, obsessive quest, imaginary, adventure, disorder, legends and myths, fish out of water, animal life, tour guide, power of media, mad scientist, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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 ⇓
88%
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 ⇓
83%
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Beethoven's 5th (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When Sara takes Beethoven to spend summer vacation with wacky Uncle Freddie in an old mining town, the mischievous canine "digs up" the missing clue to a legendary hidden fortune of Rita and Moe ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: dog, family relations, rescue, odd couple, best friends, danger, pets, misfit, youth, friendship, fish out of water, treasure hunt ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
My Sister's Kids in Africa (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Denmark
Story: This time our already familiar family moves to Africa in order to save endangered wildlife.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: vacation, mischievous children, family relations, siblings relations, youth, escapades, rescue, family, wilderness, disorder, danger, animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Herbie Goes Bananas (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The adorable little VW helps its owners break up a counterfeiting ring in Mexico.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, sweet, nostalgic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: car chase, family, adventure, nothing goes right, escapades, underdog, buddies, adventurer, rivalry, contests and competitions, ambition, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, brazil, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.2
 2K
Jumping Ship (2001)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Joseph, Matthew and Andrew Lawrence (TV's Brotherly Love) star in this thrilling, action-packed sequel to the Disney Channel Original Movie Horse Sense. It's first-class adventure on the high seas for Michael Woods (Joseph Lawrence) and ...
Style: exciting, feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, adventure, chase, danger, siblings relations, parents and children, resort, family life, island, disorder, daring rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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 ⇓
60%
 6.0
 4K
Jaguar (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A shaman from the South American rain forest visits France for a public relations campaign. In a hotel's elevator in Paris he meets a French good-for-nothing named Perrin he's fascinated with. He follows Perrin to his flat and although ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, tense, twists and turns, touching ...
Plot: shaman, adventure, jungle, campaign, gambling, jaguar, culture clash, elevator, supernatural power, escape, destiny, stoned ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
In Gold We Trust (2010)
Genre: Adventure
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of adventurers make off with 600 kilograms of gold in Guyana, but when their helicopter crashes in the jungle, gold fever takes over.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, adventurer, adventure, heist, jungle, chases and races, crime gone awry, escapades, survival, gang, human nature, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.4
 1K
Fast Getaway (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Nelson, played by Corey Haim is a teenager who robs banks with his father in group along with two other friends. Corey Haim Is the right guy, in the right place, at the right time. All he needed was a ...fast getaway
Style: semi serious, exciting, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, chase, robbery, escapades, criminal heroes, disorder, family relations, rivalry, partners, crimes, youth, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
To Grandmother's House We Go (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When the twins feel like their mom is tired of them, they take off on an exciting adventure to grandmother's house and encounter a pair of villains along the way.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: twins, lottery, single parent, adventure, family, mischievous children, youth, when the parents are away, siblings relations, down on your luck, disorder, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.5
 1K
Safari (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Richard Dacier owns a tour agency specialized on organizing safaris for European tourists eager to confront the African wild life. Actually, he took the job after his father and never went into the savanna by himself. As he owes big money to some ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, light, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: safari, wilderness, adventure, escapades, animal life, tour guide, disorder, on the road, culture clash, fish out of water, nothing goes right, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.9
 3K
Bad Hair Day (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The film is about a high school tech whiz (Laura Marano), who is determined to become prom queen. But on the big day, she suddenly wakes up having a bad hair day, and her destroyed prom dress, and everything that can go wrong, does go badly wrong. A ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, light, not serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, physical appearance, down on your luck, teenage life, crime gone awry, high school graduation, police detective, high school prom, chase, youth, happy ending, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.1
 11K
Snow Day (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a school in upstate New York is snowed in, a group of students hi-jack a plow to keep the school closed..
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, mischievous children, chase, school, youth, disorder, teachers and students, high school life, siblings relations, fish out of water, teenage life, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Instead of flying to Florida with his folks, Kevin ends up alone in New York, where he gets a hotel room with his dad's credit card—despite problems from a clerk and meddling bellboy. But when Kevin runs into his old nemeses, the Wet Bandits, ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, adventure, holiday, home alone, when the parents are away, children, danger, family, young heroes, trap, family relations, robbery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 ⇓
48%
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The Vengeance of the Winged Serpent (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An international intrigue with terrorists threatening to blow up the presidents of the most powerful countries.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, exciting
Plot: assassination attempt, silly humor, terrorism, dangerous attraction, farce, fall in love, nudity (full frontal - brief), disorder, power relations, escapades, adventure, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
All the Way Boys (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The "Trinity" crew makes another modern era film. Plata and Salud are pilots ditching aircraft for insurance money. They wind up crashing for real in the jungles of South America. The plot involves "Mr. Big", who is buying the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, airplane, fish out of water, adventure, partners, treasure hunt, buddies, nothing goes right, goofy hero, danger, odd couple, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: latin america, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Erkan & Stefan (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Editor Eckernförde has come into the possession of an audiocassette that contains a recording of the last minutes of deceased politician Uwe Barschel. The circumstances of his untimely death have never been completely resolved - until now. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: bodyguard, chase, obsessive quest, buddies, nothing goes right, goofy hero, disorder, partners, escapades, sarcasm, misfit partners, silly humor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, germany, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Little Indian, Big City (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stephen, an international trader, tracks down his ex-wife Patricia in some Amazonian backwater. He needs her consent to a divorce so that he can marry Charlotte. Unfortunately, he discovers a son he didn’t know he had – Mimi-Siku. The young ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, semi serious, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, jungle, adventure, culture clash, family, fish out of water, nothing goes right, estrangement, disorder, city life, parents and children, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: paris france, venezuela, europe, france, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Up to His Ears (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Up the Himalayas... Up the Yang-tze... Up in a balloon... Up-stage with a stripper... Up-town in Hong Kong... You can't keep a great adventurer down
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, humorous, cult film
Plot: on the run, goofy hero, danger, adventure, disorder, dull life, on the road, escapades, crimes, assassination attempt, love and romance, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: nepal, asia, hong kong, himalaya, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Jingle All the Way (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Meet Howard Langston, a salesman for a mattress company is constantly busy at his job, and he also constantly disappoints his son, after he misses his son's karate exposition, his son tells Howard that he wants for Christmas is an action figure ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, toys, santa claus, father son relationship, toy, family, parents and children, family life, christmas party, fish out of water, family relations, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, minnesota, minneapolis minnesota, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Carry on Up the Jungle (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Carry On team send up the Tarzan tradition in great style. Lady Evelyn Bagley mounts an expedition to find her long-lost baby. Bill Boosey is the fearless hunter and guide. Prof. Tinkle is searching for the rare Oozalum bird. Everything is going ...
Style: not serious, offbeat, humorous
Plot: jungle, rescue, anti heroes, danger, nothing goes right, disorder, anti hero, world war one, silly humor, wilderness, farce, adventure ...
Time: victorian era
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 45K
Baby's Day Out (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Baby Bink couldn't ask for more; he has adoring (if somewhat sickly-sweet) parents, he lives in a huge mansion, and he's just about to appear in the social pages of the paper. Unfortunately, not everyone in the world is as nice as Baby ...
Style: light, humorous, not serious, funny, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: babies and infants, mischievous children, kidnapping, danger, missing child, lost child, crime gone awry, escapades, adventure, chase, nothing goes right, stupidity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
That Man from Rio (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Farce, spy spoof, and adventure. Swarthy thieves ignore jewels to steal an Amazon figurine from the Museum of Man in Paris' Trocadero Palace and kidnap the world's authority on the lost Maltec civilization. Cut to Agnes, the daughter of a ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: adventure, kidnapping, spy, daring rescue, crimes, nothing goes right, cons and scams, romance, escapades, danger, disorder, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Jungle 2 Jungle (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Uptight New York City executive, Michael Cromwell, pursues his soon-to-be ex-wife to South America and returns home with the son he never knew he had -- a boy raised in a tribal village in Brazil. Armed with only his blowgun, the 13-year-old ...
Style: feel good, light, funny, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: fish out of water, culture clash, jungle, eccentric family, parents and children, mischievous children, disorder, nothing goes right, teenage boy, 13 year old, family relations, stock broker ...
Place: new york, venezuela, usa, brazil, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Ast?rix and Ob?lix: God Save Britannia (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: France, Spain, Italy, Hungary
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Asterix crosses the channel to help second-cousin Anticlimax face down Julius Caesar and invading Romans.
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, not serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: roman, danger, adventure, save the day, imaginary, superhuman powers, underdog, culture clash, silly humor, rebelliousness, partners, odd couple ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 1st century b.c.
Place: england, europe, france, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Scapegoat (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: There is something strange - some would even say abnormal - about the Malaussène family. But if you take a closer look, no one could be happier than this cheerfully chaotic family, even though their mother is usually off on one romantic adventure ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, realistic
Plot: life turned upside down, protagonist as suspect, scapegoat, disorder, chases and races, family relations, on the run, chase, shopping mall, wooing, siblings relations, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%