Movies like The Spy Next Door

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The Spy Next Door (2010)
 5.4
 40K
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, ridiculous, entertaining, realistic, not serious, sweet, idiotic, clever ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: mischievous children, secret agents, nanny, martial arts, family relations, undercover, family, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, when the parents are away, spy, danger, cia, single parent, espionage, adventure, fight scenes, youth, code, rivalry, child in peril, kung fu, children, child spy, russian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hong kong

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 melancholic films with plots about family, youth, heroes, disorder, farce, destiny and adventure mostly in Comedy, Family and Action genres. Some movies like The Spy Next Door: The Pacifier (2005), Home Alone (1990), Barely Lethal (2015), The Tuxedo (2002), Richie Rich (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.6
 87K
The Pacifier (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, 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: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: family, children, nanny, mischievous children, bodyguard, fish out of water, family in danger, danger, martial arts, one against many, ex military, adult child friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 455K
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, light, not serious, funny, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, family, holiday, when the parents are away, home invasion, kids and family, child protagonist, youth, neighbor, danger, children ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, america, paris france, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.4
 20K
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, not serious, ironic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenager, high school life, teenage life, high school, youth, undercover, hidden identity, friends, female spy, secret agents, tough girl, adolescence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chechnya, berlin germany, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Eight years after the third film, the OSS has become the world's top spy agency, while the Spy Kids department has since become defunct. A retired spy Marissa (Jessica Alba) is thrown back into the action along with her stepchildren when a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, idiotic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: secret agents, secret agent, spy, espionage, child spy, family, adventure, heroic mission, eccentric family, secret movement, save the world, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 78K
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, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: secret agent, secret agents, adventure, martial arts, mad scientist, taxi driver, save the world, heroes, reluctant partners, save the day, nothing goes right, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 63K
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, friendship, youth, rich and poor, missing person, children, when the parents are away, family, heroes, mischievous children, cons and scams, conspiracy ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
K.C. Undercover (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, secret identity, high school, working undercover, child spy, state affairs, young heroes, heroic mission, youth, family relations, danger, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Spy Kids 2: 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, stylized, exciting, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, island, child spy, rivalry, mad scientist, spy, good versus evil, secret agents, heroes, genetic engineering, scientist, villain ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, vigilantism, heroic mission, treasure hunt, friends, rivalry, contests and competitions, buddies, master warrior, underdog ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ 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: humorous, feel good, exciting, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: undercover, parody, secret agents, world domination, interracial relations, heroic mission, hidden identity, fighting the system, danger, crimes, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 20K
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, humorous, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: twins, mischievous children, family, orphan, summer camp, single parent, fall in love, children, social worker, adoption, switching roles, social differences ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 784
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: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, family relations, dishonesty, youth, nothing goes right, parents and children, mischievous children, lie, society, life turned upside down, teenage life, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 103K
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, realistic, not serious, idiotic ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: home alone, little boy, home invasion, burglar, family, christmas, espionage, crime gone awry, prank, young heroes, crimes, mischievous children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, hong kong, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
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, siblings relations, childhood, 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%
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, youth, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Problem Child 2 (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 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, feel good, not serious, realistic, sequel to cult film ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: prank, single parent, fall in love, parents and children, family, farce, friends, disorder, family relations, love and romance, mischievous children, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 28K
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: dark humor, humorous, feel good, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: mischievous children, adoption, disorder, troublemaker, kidnapping, parents and children, brat, best friends, friends, orphanage, farce, swearing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 36K
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: humorous, feel good, not serious, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: camp, family relations, best friend, fish out of water, family, nothing goes right, disorder, parents and children, comic violence, brother sister relationship, twins, competition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont, tokyo, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 107K
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: adventure, young heroes, secret agents, spy, child spy, heroic mission, good versus evil, danger, kidnapping, rescue, children, fantasy world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After their father is called into work, two young boys, Walter and Danny, are left in the care of their teenage sister, Lisa, and told they must stay inside. Walter and Danny, who anticipate a boring day, are shocked when they begin playing Zathura, ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: space travel, adventure, board game, outer space, astronaut, when the parents are away, getting home, family, youth, escapades, danger, reconciliation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 56K
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, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: pets, rivalry, secret agents, family, adventure, chase, rescue, danger, good versus evil, undercover, master villain, talking animals ...
Place: egypt, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, exciting, not serious, sexy, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: secret agents, adventure, heroes, working undercover, espionage, spy, child spy, teenage life, undercover, family, cia, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, hong kong, seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, pre-teens, kids
Plot: secret agents, secret agent, toy, toys, rescue, adventure, save the day, espionage, chases and races, undercover, secret identity, master criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Looking for Jackie (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, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: martial arts, ambition, disorder, youth, family, athlete and trainer, teaching the ways of the world, showdown, master warrior, violence, beating, karate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
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, buddy comedy, idiotic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: child spy, espionage, undercover, adventure, working undercover, teenage life, cia, summer camp, boarding school, secret agents, boarding school life, teenage hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, buckingham palace, scotland yard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, youth, family, mischievous children, disorder, friends, family life, factory, friendship, deception, park ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.3
 10K
First Kid (1996)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Some say that to be the leader of a country is one of the loneliest jobs in the world. But being the child of a world leader can be doubly so. Constantly surrounded by security officers, restricted in movements and having almost every waking moment ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: white house, friendship, family, fish out of water, mischievous children, bodyguard, secret agents, secret agent, shopping mall, boxing, usa president, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Third-grader Judy Moody sets out to have the most thrilling summer of her life.
Style: feel good, realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, summer vacation, competition, young heroes, mischievous children, youth, disorder, theme park, family, escapades, friendship, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, child hero, rescue, adventure, mission, video game, secret agents, escapades, save the world, good versus evil, imaginary, save the day ...
Time: 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.2
 10K
Catch That Kid (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Athletic 12-year-old Maddy (Kristen Stewart) shares an enthusiasm for mountain climbing with her father, Tom (Sam Robards). Unfortunately, Tom suffers a spinal injury while scaling Mount Everest, and his family is unable to afford the surgery that ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, idiotic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: heist, adventure, computer genius, family relations, family, disorder, heroes, teenage life, crimes, rivalry, criminal heroes, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%