Movies like The Spy Next Door

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The Spy Next Door (2010)
 5.5
 43K
The Spy Next Door (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Former CIA spy Bob Ho takes on his toughest assignment to date: looking after his girlfriend's three kids, who haven't exactly warmed to their mom's beau. And when one of the youngsters accidentally downloads a top-secret formula, Bob's longtime nemesis, a Russian terrorist, pays a visit to the family.
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, realistic, not serious, ridiculous, sweet, twists and turns, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: mischievous children, secret agents, nanny, cia agent, child spy, children, martial arts, family relations, undercover, single parent, family, hand to hand combat, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, when the parents are away, spy, danger, child in peril, neighbor, spy hero, cia, school, terrorist, assassin, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hong kong

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Most similar movies to The Spy Next Door

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, entertaining, feel good and not serious films with plots about family, disorder, farce, youth, catastrophe, mentor and destiny mostly in Comedy, Family and Action genres. Some movies like The Spy Next Door: The Pacifier (2005), Home Alone (1990), Agent Cody Banks (2003), Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), Barely Lethal (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.6
 91K
The Pacifier (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Disgraced Navy SEAL Shane Wolfe is handed a new assignment: Protect the five Plummer kids from enemies of their recently deceased father -- a government scientist whose top-secret experiment remains hidden in the kids' house.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: family, bodyguard, children, mischievous children, nanny, one against many, family in danger, fish out of water, adult child friendship, good versus evil, special agents, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 7.6
 510K
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, holiday, when the parents are away, child protagonist, home invasion, kids and family, youth, children, neighbor, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, america, paris france, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Agent Cody Banks (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Recruited by the U.S. government to be a special agent, nerdy teenager Cody Banks must get closer to cute classmate Natalie in order to learn about an evil plan hatched by her father. But despite the agent persona, Cody struggles with teen angst.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, sexy, parody ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: secret agents, working undercover, adventure, child spy, heroes, espionage, spy, teenage life, undercover, family, cia, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, seattle, hong kong, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 257K
Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Loving but irresponsible dad Daniel Hillard, estranged from his exasperated spouse, is crushed by a court order allowing only weekly visits with his kids. When Daniel learns his ex needs a housekeeper, he gets the job -- disguised as an English ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, light, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids, girls' night
Plot: family, cross dressing, comedy of errors, nanny, divorce, family relations, hidden identity, custody battle, gender bending, kids and family, actor playing female role, parenthood ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.4
 21K
Barely Lethal (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A 16-year-old international assassin yearning for a "normal" adolescence fakes her own death and enrolls as a senior in a suburban high school. She quickly learns that being popular can be more painful than getting water-boarded.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, high school life, teenager, undercover, female spy, high school, youth, child spy, teenage hero, tough girl, hidden identity, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, berlin germany, moscow russia, chechnya
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Exploring the further adventures of Carmen and Juni Cortez, who have now joined the family spy business as Level 2 OSS agents. Their new mission is to save the world from a mad scientist living on a volcanic island populated by an imaginative ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, surreal ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: child spy, adventure, island, rivalry, mad scientist, spy, heroes, secret agents, villain, good versus evil, genetic engineering, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
K.C. Undercover (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: K.C. Cooper, a high school math whiz and karate black-belt, learns that her parents are spies when they recruit her to join them in the secret government agency, The Organization. While she now has the latest spy gadgets at her disposal, K.C. has a ...
Style: exciting, humorous, sitcom, not serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, working undercover, high school, youth, state affairs, child spy, family relations, secret identity, parents and children, danger, heroic mission, young heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 30K
Problem Child (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Ben Healy (John Ritter) and his social climbing wife Flo adopt Junior a fun-loving seven year old. But they soon discover he's a little monster as he turns a camping trip, a birthday party and even a baseball game into comic nightmares. But is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, idiotic, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: mischievous children, adoption, spoiled brat, dark humor, farce, disorder, troublemaker, kidnapping, swearing, parents and children, brat, friends ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.4
 82K
The Tuxedo (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Cabbie-turned-chauffeur Jimmy Tong learns there is really only one rule when you work for playboy millionaire Clark Devlin : Never touch Devlin's prized tuxedo. But when Devlin is temporarily put out of commission in an explosive accident, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, satirical, parody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: secret agent, martial arts, secret agents, adventure, reluctant partners, mad scientist, taxi driver, save the world, heroes, nothing goes right, save the day, secret identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 182K
This Means War (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two top CIA operatives wage an epic battle against one another after they discover they are dating the same woman.
Style: romantic, buddy comedy, sexy, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: love triangle, dating, online dating, secret agents, single woman, spy, surveillance, cia agent, happy ending, rivalry, friendship, secret service ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, hong kong, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 67K
Richie Rich (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Billionaire heir Richie Rich has it all, including Reggie Jackson as a batting coach and Claudia Schiffer as a personal trainer -- but no playmates. What's more, scoundrel Laurence Van Dough is scheming to take over the family empire. Uh-oh! ...
Style: light, humorous, sincere, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, rich and poor, youth, friendship, missing person, children, family, heroes, mischievous children, cons and scams, wealth, conspiracy ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
3 Ninjas Kick Back (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During a championship baseball match, the three brothers hear that their grandfather in Japan is in trouble, and head out to help him, conceding the match. When they arrive in Japan, they must use all their powers to defend him against his ancient ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, nostalgic, light ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: young heroes, heroes, friendship, heroic mission, treasure hunt, vigilantism, friends, rivalry, contests and competitions, buddies, master warrior, underdog ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Problem Child 2 (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Junior and his father, Ben, move from Cold River to Mortville. Junior becomes threatened by Ben's desire to date again and find a new mother for Junior, and sabotages each of his dates.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, sequel to cult film ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: farce, prank, mischievous children, problem child, spoiled brat, neighborhood, child, vomiting, single parent, parents and children, fall in love, family ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Alexander's day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. Though he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him, his mom, dad, brother, and sister all find themselves living ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: family, childhood, siblings relations, family relations, job interview, friends, mischievous children, young heroes, parents and children, bad luck, school, birthday party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 20K
So Undercover (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When the FBI hires her to go undercover at a college sorority, Molly Morris (Miley Cyrus) must transform herself from a tough, streetwise private investigator to a refined, sophisticated university girl to help protect the daughter of a one-time ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: undercover, hidden identity, college, youth, working undercover, lifestyle, fbi, social relations, student life, private detective, campus, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 22K
It Takes Two (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Identical 9-year-olds from very different backgrounds: orphaned Amanda and wealthy Alyssa meet at summer camp and decide to switch places -- and play matchmaker between Alyssa's dad, Roger, and the kind social worker who cares for Amanda.
Style: feel good, sweet, touching, funny, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: twins, mischievous children, family, summer camp, children, orphan, single parent, parents and children, family relations, fall in love, social worker, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Undercover Brother (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An Afro-American organization, the B.R.O.T.H.E.R.H.O.O.D., is in permanent fight against a white organization "The Man" defending the values of the black people in North America. When the Afro-American candidate Gen. Warren Boutwell ...
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, exciting, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: interracial relations, undercover, world domination, racism, secret agents, satire, heroic mission, fighting the system, hidden identity, rivalry, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 967
Pants on Fire (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jack Parker has always skated by on his lies, especially the one about Mikey, an underprivileged (and made-up) teen who Jack "tutors"... until one day "Mikey" shows up for real, and all Jack's lies start coming true.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, dishonesty, youth, family relations, mischievous children, parents and children, nothing goes right, boy, lie, society, life turned upside down, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.5
 111K
Home Alone 3 (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 9-year-old Alex Pruitt is home alone with the chicken pox. Turns out, due to a mix-up among nefarious spies, Alex was given a toy car concealing a top-secret microchip. Now Alex must fend off the spies as they try break into his house to get it back.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: home alone, burglar, home invasion, little boy, family, christmas, farce, espionage, prank, crime gone awry, young heroes, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, san francisco, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 28K
My Spy (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A hardened CIA operative finds himself at the mercy of a precocious 9-year-old girl, having been sent undercover to surveil her family.
Style: funny, entertaining, humorous, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cia agent, spy, 9 year old, crimes, odd couple, adventure, little girl, secret, undercover agent, child in peril, muscleman, reluctant partners ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 2020s
Place: berlin germany, paris france, chicago illinois, chernobyl, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 113K
Spy Kids (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Carmen and Juni think their parents are boring. Little do they know that in their day, Gregorio and Ingrid Cortez were the top secret agents from their respective countries. They gave up that life to raise their children. Now, the disappearances of ...
Style: humorous, exciting, light, colourful, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: young heroes, adventure, secret agents, child spy, spies, heroic mission, good versus evil, children, spy, rescue, kidnapping, fantasy world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 37K
Old Dogs (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Charlie and Dan have been best friends and business partners for thirty years; their Manhattan public relations firm is on the verge of a huge business deal with a Japanese company. With two weeks to sew up the contract, Dan gets a surprise: a woman ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: best friend, camp, family relations, fish out of water, family, nothing goes right, disorder, parents and children, brother sister relationship, twins, father son relationship, comic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, vermont, miami, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, nanny, when the parents are away, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder, little boy, save the day, friendship, rivalry, friends, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With all-new gadgets, high-flying action, exciting chases and a wisecracking new handler, Derek (Anthony Anderson), Cody has to retrieve the device before the world's leaders fall under the evil control of a diabolical villain.
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, buddy comedy, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: child spy, espionage, secret agents, undercover, adventure, teenage life, working undercover, spy, cia, boarding school, summer camp, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, seattle washington, buckingham palace ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.1
 58K
Cats & Dogs (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a professor develops a vaccine that eliminates human allergies to dogs, he unwittingly upsets the fragile balance of power between cats and dogs and touches off an epic battle for pet supremacy. The fur flies as the feline faction, led by Mr. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, light, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: pets, dog, heroes, rivalry, secret agents, family, adventure, chase, rescue, danger, master villain, good versus evil ...
Place: egypt, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Secret Agent Club (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: To the world Ray Chase is nothing more than a klutzy, overgrown toy seller whose wife passed away a few years ago; and his only son Jeremy doesn't get to see him very often, because he's always away on "business trips." What no ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: secret agents, secret agent, rescue, adventure, save the day, espionage, chases and races, master criminal, undercover, secret identity, danger, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Home Alone: The Holiday Heist (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 8-year-old Finn who is terrified to learn his family is relocating from sunny California to Maine in the scariest house he has ever seen! Convinced that his new house is haunted, Finn sets up a series of elaborate traps to catch the “ghost” in ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, not serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: heroes, family in danger, christmas, family, privacy invasion, family relations, siblings relations, youth, when the parents are away, young heroes, mischievous children, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jackie Chan Kung Fu Master (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: China
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jackie Chan is the undefeated Kung Fu Master who dishes out the action in traditional Jackie Chan style. When a young boy sets out to learn how to fight from the Master himself, he not only witnesses some spectacular fights, but learns some ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: martial arts, ambition, disorder, family, youth, athlete and trainer, teaching the ways of the world, master warrior, beating, showdown, violence, brawl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
11%
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Carmen's caught in a virtual reality game designed by the Kids' new nemesis, the Toymaker. It's up to Juni to save his sister, and ultimately the world.
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, boys' night, pre-teens, teens
Plot: child spy, secret agents, video game, rescue, child hero, adventure, mission, save the world, escapades, imaginary, undercover, master villain ...
Time: 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.4
 9K
See Spot Run (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, Australia, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A drug sniffing agent canine is a target for an assassin boss so the FBI calls Witness Protection to send him somewhere else. Meanwhile a single Mom puts her 6 year old boy James in the care of her irresponsible, mailman, neighbor, Gordon, when the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, ridiculous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: dog, family, pets, goofy hero, crime gone awry, friendship, nothing goes right, crimes, danger, hidden identity, fish out of water, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alaska, seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%