Movies like Spy School

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Spy School (2008)
 4.6
 2K
Spy School (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Spy School is the story of a twelve year old boy known for telling tall tales who overhears a plot to kidnap the President's daughter. When he goes public with his story, no one believes him, and he is forced to save her on his own.
Plot: child spy, dog, football, school, teacher, love triangle, kidnapping, conspiracy, mother, jealousy, secret agents, secret service, father, best friend, lie, chase, helicopter, kiss, first kiss, cell phone, skateboard, boss, friend, garbage truck, rooftop ...

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Most similar movies to Spy School

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, entertaining, feel good and light films with plots about adventure, family, runaway, youth, catastrophe, mentor and dialogue mostly in Family, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Spy School: Max Rules (2004), Princess Protection Program (2009), Minor Details (2009), Hoot (2006), Good Boys (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Max Rules (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Max and his friends Jessica and Scott get their thrills by spying on their families sneaking into each others houses and organizing elaborate pranks. Thanks to Max's Uncle, a Government Scientist, they have access to some of the most modern and ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, light
Plot: child spy, top secret, government agent, boy, friend, mission, prank, teacher, helicopter, classroom, food fight, security guard ...
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100%
Princess Protection Program (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an evil dictator threatens to take over the kingdom, Princess Rosalinda gets put into the Princess Protection Program. She is taken under the wing of General Joe Mason, an agent from the agency, and his daughter, Carter, who works after school ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: teenager, princess, teenage life, school, youth, school dance, high school, friendship, royal family, best friend, father daughter relationship, best friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, california, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.6
 831
Minor Details (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Someone's trying to make the students sick at the upscale boarding school, Danforth Academy! Abby, Paige, Claire and Taylor, join forces to solve the mystery. Whoever it is, the four best friends are going to find out!
Plot: boarding school, poisoning, texting, cafeteria, blonde girl, football, coach, stalking, magnifying glass, friendship, jealousy, watching television ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.5
 8K
Hoot (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man (Lerman) moves from Montana to Florida with his family, where he's compelled to engage in a fight to protect a population of endangered owls.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: fish out of water, school, environmentalism, adventure, save the day, misfit, vandalism, bully, restaurant, kidnapping, endangered species, owl ...
Time: contemporary
Place: montana, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Clubhouse Detectives in Search of a Lost Princess (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In this Clubhouse Detectives flick four kids stumble upon a plot to kidnap a lost princess hidden in their very town. They start investigating all of the girls in school to find out which girl is the lost princess so they can protect her from the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining
Plot: family relations, princess, mistaken identity, school, teamwork, adventure, investigation, uncover truth, private detective, private investigation, children, amateur detective ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.7
 60K
Good Boys (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of young boys on the cusp of becoming teenagers embark on an epic quest to fix their broken drone before their parents get home.
Style: funny, light, absurd, not serious, sex comedy
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: best friend, grownups, child protagonist, friend, adult humor, friendship, mischievous children, school, first kiss, child, sexual humor, absurd humor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.1
 12K
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, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, mischievous children, weatherman, chase, high school, school, youth, teenage life, siblings relations, fish out of water, high school life, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Clubhouse Detectives in Scavenger Hunt (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When 4 friends attend a birthday party they find a stolen painting which sends them on chase to find out who the real burgulars are and where the next hit will be. Will they be able to find the real burgulars and solve the case? Find out!
Style: entertaining, light, atmospheric, intense
Plot: father son relationship, family relations, treasure hunter, escapades, adventure, travel, treasure map, adventure hero, unlikely friendships, friendship between boys, mother son relationship, treasure hunt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Mystery
Country: USA, Mexico, Australia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Dora, a girl who has spent most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents, now must navigate her most dangerous adventure yet: high school. Always the explorer, Dora quickly finds herself leading Boots (her best friend, a monkey), Diego, and ...
Style: captivating, colourful, talky, entertaining, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: lost city, jungle, monkey, adventurer, friend, teenage girl, teenage protagonist, friends, adventure, riddles and clues, mystery, jungle girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.0
 15K
Mr. Magoo (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Mr. Magoo, a man with terrible eyesight, gets caught up in a museum robbery.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: chase, millionaire, mistaken identity, heist, family, goofy hero, race against time, adventurer, odd couple, disorder, vigilantism, treasure hunt ...
Time: 90s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, buckingham palace, scotland yard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, rescue, child hero, adventure, mission, video game, save the world, escapades, imaginary, undercover, master villain ...
Time: 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 112K
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, child spy, children, spies, heroic mission, good versus evil, spy, rescue, kidnapping, fantasy world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 36K
Big Fat Liar (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Jason Shepherd (Muniz) has a reputation for stretching the truth. So, when big-time Hollywood producer Marty Wolf (Paul Giamatti) steals his class paper and turns it into a smash movie, no one believes Jason's latest tall ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, light ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: hollywood, prank, liar, summer school, filmmaking, family, artists and showbiz, movie business, disorder, showbiz, friendship, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.1
 205
Little Heroes (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Harry Burton is going to fly to Washington DC to testify against his former employer, which could hardly hurt the whole tobacco industry. For two days, Harry and his wife Shelly have let their kid Charlie alone in the big house, only with their maid ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: anti heroes, domestic disturbance, child as adult, kidnapping, when the parents are away, isolation, anti hero, save the day, pets, family, young heroes, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.9
 1K
Life Is Ruff (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Calvin Wheeler is a scheming 13-year-old boy with everything going for him, except for an original issue of his precious comic book collection. When a prized show-dog chases him down while skateboarding one day, his owner inadvertently convinces him ...
Style: captivating, feel good, light, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: teenager, friend, skateboard, scheme, escapades, justice, skateboarding, dog, adventure, rich kid, animal shelter, junior high school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.1
 104K
Scooby-Doo (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Mystery Inc. gang have gone their separate ways and have been apart for two years, until they each receive an invitation to Spooky Island. Not knowing that the others have also been invited, they show up and discover an amusement park that ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, twist ending, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: amateur detective, friendship, adventure, resort, teenage life, heroes, monster, youth, gang, crimes, partners against crime, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Two-Bits & Pepper (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Comedy about idiotic (the two can't even add 1+1) kidnappers, both played for unknown reasons by Joe Piscopo, who capture two young girls and hold them for ransom. However, in "Home Alone" fashion, the two girls make fools of the two ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: kidnapping, rescue, friendship, horse, heroes, family, crimes, confined, friends, animal life, disorder, siblings relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 5.1
 24K
Stormbreaker (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Alex Rider thinks he is a normal school boy, until his uncle is killed. He discovers that his uncle was actually spy on a mission, when he was killed. Alex is recruited by Alan Blunt to continue the mission. He is sent to Cornwall to investigate a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, melancholic, stylized ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, secret agents, child spy, chases and races, undercover, race against time, school, martial arts, espionage, heroic mission, danger, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Little Miss Millions (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Private detective Nick is hired to bring back Heather, who ran away from her stepmother to find her real mother.
Plot: runaway, friends, kidnapping, mother, road trip, chase, child protagonist, santa claus, teenage girl, evil stepmother, rich girl, girl ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.3
 11K
First Kid (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family
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, bodyguard, usa president, friendship, family, fish out of water, mischievous children, secret agent, secret agents, shopping mall, school dance, boxing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.8
 254K
The Goonies (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A young teenager named Mikey Walsh finds an old treasure map in his father's attic. Hoping to save their homes from demolition, Mikey and his friends Data Wang, Chunk Cohen, and Mouth Devereaux run off on a big quest to find the secret stash of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, intense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, teen comedy
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure map, mischievous children, childhood, cave, treasure, lost treasure, search, friendship, map, pirate ship, pirate ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.9
 3K
Bingo (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bingo, the runaway circus dog, is off the leash and saving Chuckie's life! Bingo and the boy become the best of friends in this canine comedy featuring doggy disguises and skateboarding, pinball and prison. Chuckie and his parents (Cindy ...
Style: touching, humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, on the road, rescue, friendship, family, adventure, pets, escapades, dog movie, animal life, odd couple, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 4.8
 4K
Air Buddies (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Here’s the delightful tale of teamwork and adventure your whole family will love! Air Bud is the proud father of five adorable puppies - the hip-hopping B-Dawg, lovely Rosebud, mellow Buddha, dirt-loving Mudbud, and the big fella Budderball - with ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: golden retriever, puppy, pets, family, adventure, buddies, partners, friendship, youth, danger, odd couple, daring rescue ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Pink Panther (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the coach of the France soccer team is killed by a poisoned dart in the stadium in the end of a game, and his expensive and huge ring with the diamond Pink Panther disappears, the ambitious Chief Inspector Dreyfus assigns the worst police ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: investigation, inspector, soccer, robbery, murder, law enforcement, goofy hero, danger, heist, riddles and clues, incompetent police, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, new york, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.0
 81K
Holes (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Stanley's family is cursed with bad luck. Unfairly sentenced to months of detention at Camp Green Lake, he and his campmates are forced by the warden to dig holes in order to build character. What they don't know is that they are digging ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, light, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, misfit, theft, digging, curse, camp, treasure, destiny, warden, excavation, judge ...
Time: 1890s, 19th century, 1850s, 60s, 20th century ...
Place: texas, latvia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: adventure, child spy, island, rivalry, mad scientist, spy, heroes, secret agents, villain, genetic engineering, good versus evil, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Treehouse Hostage (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Timmy Taylor and his two friends, Stevie and Buddy capture escaped convict Carl Banks (Jim Varney) and hold him hostage in their treehouse over the weekend so that Timmy can use Carl as his current event project at school on Monday. The boys then ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: school, forgery, treehouse, captivity, friends, hostage, escape, chases and races, heroes, confined, fugitives, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 9K
Camp Nowhere (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Morris "Mud" Himmel has a problem. His parents desperately want to send him away to summer camp. He hates going to summer camp, and would do anything to get out of it. Talking to his friends, he realizes that they are all facing the same ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: summer camp, parent child relationship, misfit, family, teenage life, frame up, adventure, disorder, friends, high school, father son relationship, conspiracy ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, dog, friendship, family life, friends, escapades, family, adventure, partners, chase, danger, heroes ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%