Movies like Smart House

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Smart House (1999)
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Smart House (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Ben Cooper and his family struggling to get a grip on household chores, school and work. Ben is the family caretaker. So when Ben sees that a Smart House is being given away, he enters the competition as often as he can. The family wins the house (named Pat). After moving in Pat's personality begins to radically change, the family starts to resent her.
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: teenage life, androids and robots, youth, family, family relations, parents and children, family life, a.i., computers and web, single parent, rivalry, man versus machine, technology gone awry, parent getting married, nagging and grouching, programmer, hologram, table, liquid

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Most similar movies to Smart House

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, feel good and realistic films with plots about family relations, family, youth, parents and children, family life, teenage life and disorder mostly in Family, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Smart House: The Luck of the Irish (2001), Quints (2000), Best Player (2011), Stardust (1998), The Nanny Express (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas! (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teddy Duncan's middle-class family embarks on a road trip from their home in Denver to visit Mrs. Duncans Parents, the Blankenhoopers, in Palm Springs. When they find themselves stranded between Denver and Utah, they try to hitch a ride to Las ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, parents and children, family, family relations, family life, on the road, road trip, santa claus, youth, female director, dolphins, mime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family relations, teenage life, friendship, adventure, youth, family life, child as adult, basketball, silly humor, danger, family, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Au Pair 3: Adventure in Paradise (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Caldwells take a family trip to Puerto Rico where their father is also securing a secret business deal, while the kids find their own paths. Eight years have passed since the events of Au Pair, and newly graduated as his high school's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: nanny, family life, parents and children, family business, family, youth, family relations, prank, father son relationship, ritual, ant, swimwear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Quints (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jamie Grover (Kimberly J. Brown) is an only child who has always wanted out from the constant attention her parents give her. Her wish is finally granted when she finds out her mother is pregnant, but when she turns out to have quints, Jamie's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family relations, baby, teenager, child as adult, family life, life turned upside down, siblings relations, parents and children, family, youth, teenage life, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Best Player (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chris Sanders and Quincy are both involved in a video game called "Black Hole", and they both want to win the tournament with a $175,500 prize. Quincy then tries to sabotage Chris, but it all goes wrong, because Chris' mom Tracy ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: video game, ambition, lifestyle, friendship, teenage life, family relations, youth, rivalry, parents and children, tournament, contests and competitions, computers and web ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.7
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Stardust (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A scientist finds his newest invention; a microchip that infuses inanimate objects with human qualities co-opted by the company he works for, which wants to capitalize on his findings. Knowing his creation can be used for evil purposes, he stashes ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, family, obnoxious boss, rivalry, rescue, a.i., adventure, imaginary, danger, androids and robots, workplace, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Nanny Express (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: With their mother dead, Emily and Ben torment their nannies to quit as fast as their father hires them. Till a nanny named Kate shows up and slowly wins Ben over. That's bad enough, but when her father and Kate start to fall in love, Emily sets ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, date night, girls' night
Plot: nanny, mischievous children, single parent, love and romance, family life, teenage life, parents and children, fall in love, matchmaking, prank, workplace romance, happy ending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Not Quite Human (1987)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dr. Jonas Carson, a scientist, invents Chip, an android teenager. Dr. Carson sends Chip to school with his daughter Becky to see whether an android could interact with others. But his former employer decides to try and make a profit by stealing the ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: high school, family relations, androids, dishonesty, family, teenage life, teaching the ways of the world, siblings relations, parents and children, youth, androids and robots, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Uncle Nino (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A distant, slightly dysfunctional family is brought closer together when the father's long-estranged Uncle Nino comes from Italy to Chicago for a surprise visit.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, family gatherings, family life, fish out of water, parents and children, society, couples, optimism, uncle, family reunited, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Stepsister from Planet Weird (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A teenager's life is disrupted when her mother falls in love with an alien.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: alien, fish out of water, teenage life, parents and children, family, misfit, youth, family relations, remarry, life turned upside down, high school life, benign alien ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
When Zachary Beaver Came to Town (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Zachary Beaver, a sideshow attraction also known as the world's fattest boy, arrives in the sleepy town of Granger, Texas.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, mischievous children, teenage life, self discovery, parents and children, family relations, starting over, best friends, young heroes, youth, family, child driving car ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Hounded (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A teenager ends up being hounded by a well-groomed and seemingly cute and tiny dog that actually turns out to be a nightmare of a beast.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: teenage boy, dog, mischievous children, teenage life, eccentric family, adventure, nothing goes right, young heroes, family life, disorder, rivalry, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, family life, mischievous children, pets, youth, animal life, disorder, parents and children, reincarnation, adoption, siblings relations ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
One Christmas Eve (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A series of mishaps threaten a recently divorced mom's attempts to make her two kids' first Christmas "without dad" perfect.
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: nothing goes right, parents and children, family relations, disorder, family, single parent, christmas eve, christmas, life turned upside down, fall in love, puppy, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Not Quite Human II (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chip, the android boy is back. This time, he is off to college, suffering from a computer virus and in love with Roberta, another android. Will there be a happy ending?
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: college, computer virus, imaginary, a.i., androids and robots, parents and children, fall in love, friendship, fish out of water, college life, human nature, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: family, family relations, seance, ghost, teenager, robot, isolation, teenage life, androids and robots, imaginary, youth, journalism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, feel good, offbeat, surprise ending ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: single parent, family relations, misfit, danger, heroes, family, escapades, adventure, youth, teenage life, family life, animal life ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, teenage life, youth, nothing goes right, twins, favoritism, parents and children, school, disorder, family, ultimatum, popularity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Tru Confessions (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Trudy Walker hated her life. She thought it was totally messed up until she found out about a contest that could change everything..
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: coming of age, family, parents and children, teenage life, siblings relations, estrangement, family relations, follow your dream, ambition, youth, family life, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.7
 109
Short Track (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Carolinian Blake Beckett (Pepper Sweeney), the son of a stock car racing legend, is a 4-time short track racing champion. Blake never made it to the speedways of the National Cup Racing circuit, but surely he could still have a shot? The daily life ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, sport, hopes, youth, contests and competitions, follow your dream, rise to the top, teenage life, family life, parents and children, chases and races, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
 554
Kart Racer (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 14-year-old Watts Davies is estranged from his dad, a former International Karting Federation (IKF) champion. Watts's resolve to race in the upcoming IKF Regional Championships rekindles their relationship as they pursue the dream together.
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: ambition, athlete's life, lifestyle, human spirit, teenage life, against the odds, follow your dream, contests and competitions, young heroes, tragic hero, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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In His Father's Shoes (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A fortyish cancer-stricken, emaciated Frank Crosby and his fifteen-year-old son Clay, who is the healthful, youthful image of his father, are spending an afternoon enjoying the atmosphere of Venice Beach. They enter Oddities, a store where the gypsy ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, sentimental, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: hopes, profanity, homecoming, teenage life, switching roles, family life, parents and children, youth, imaginary, estrangement, family relations, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 195
Quitters (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Quitters tells the story of the Raymans, a wealthy Jewish family that's falling apart. The son, Clark, is a bright and curious high schooler with a talent for manipulation. As his mother May enters treatment for a pill addiction, and he and his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, family life, life turned upside down, family problems, parents and children, youth, disorder, social relations, high school life, innocence lost, older man young girl relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.1
 395
Two-Bit Waltz (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Suspension from school, the loss of a friend, a broken heart and lack of inspiration lead to Maude's downfall in this romp through teenage error. Your teenage years are never easy… but for Maude, things couldn't be worse. Within one ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, stylized, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: family life, teenage love, dysfunctional family, family relations, teenage life, siblings relations, family problems, eccentric family, love and romance, parents and children, best friends, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Change of Plans (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Sally and Jason Danville's life are turned upside down when a tragic accident suddenly names them the caretakers of four young children.
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: custody, adoption, parents and children, life turned upside down, family life, couple relations, disorder, family, orphan, youth, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 5K
Small Wonder (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Small Wonder is an American science fiction sitcom that aired in first-run syndication from September 7, 1985 to May 20, 1989. The show chronicles the family of a robotics engineer who, after he secretly creates a robot modeled after a real human ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, inventor, androids, robot, family, parents and children, imaginary, androids and robots, youth, family life, disorder, pretense ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
 561
Miracle (2000)
Genre: Family, Musical, Drama, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 80 min.
Story: What do you do if you're twelve years old, your mum is a neurotic babbler, your best friend is hitting on the girl you love, and you're the only guy in your class who doesn't yet sport pubes ...? For Dennis P. there's only one ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: youth, family relations, teenage life, mischievous children, young heroes, wish come true, parents and children, child as adult, best friends, hopes, family, magic ...
Place: denmark, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.4
 227
Cinnamon (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: University professor Madeline Walters isn’t doing too well in the dating game. Good men are hard to find, so she’s happy spending time with her Maltese puppy Cinnamon, and her precocious teenage daughter Chloe.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pets, save the day, talking dog, fall in love, parents and children, animal life, family relations, single parent, nothing goes right, christmas, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%