Movies like Spy School

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Spy School (2008)
 4.5
 2K
Spy School (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, 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 feel good, humorous, entertaining and sweet films with plots about family relations, family, storytelling, adaptation, runaway, dialogue and catastrophe mostly in Family, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Spy School: Max Rules (2004), Because of Winn-Dixie (2005), Holes (2003), Minor Details (2009), Hoot (2006). 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: entertaining, light, captivating
Plot: child spy, top secret, government agent, friend, boy, mission, prank, teacher, boss, tape over mouth, newspaper, dog ...
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100%
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 ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, mistaken identity, father son relationship, flower, brother sister relationship, princess, mother daughter relationship, teacher, adoption, school, record, boss ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Because of Winn-Dixie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A girl, abandoned by her mother when she was three, moves to a small town in Florida with her father. There, she adopts an orphaned dog she names Winn-Dixie. The bond between the girl and her special companion brings together the people in a small ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: small town, father daughter relationship, single father, dog, mischievous children, friendship, loneliness, pets, family relations, adaptation, beautiful scenery, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
 76K
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: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, theft, digging, destiny, warden, misfit, excavation, curse, judge, family, camp ...
Time: 1890s, 60s, 1900s, 1960s, 19th century ...
Place: texas, latvia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 4.5
 788
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, teenager, student, poisoning, plan, enemy, school nurse, food poisoning, chocolate, exam, allergy, sms ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
 8K
Hoot (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 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, teenager, vandalism, misfit, bully, kidnapping, restaurant, owl ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: princess, teenager, teenage life, school, youth, school dance, royal family, friendship, high school, family, best friends, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, california, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Greg Heffley is headed for big things, but first he has to survive the scariest, most humiliating experience of any kid’s life – middle school! That won’t be easy, considering he’s surrounded by hairy-freckled morons, wedgie-loving bullies ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, talky, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: middle school, high school life, childhood, cheese, child protagonist, popularity, diary, brother brother relationship, coming of age, teenager, bully, peer pressure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, guatemala, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 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 ⇓
29%
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!
Plot: stolen painting, museum, birthday party, robbery, violin, family relations, clubhouse, brother sister relationship, police, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, friend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Adventures of Huck Finn (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Climb aboard for an extraordinary version of Mark Twain's sweeping adventure when Walt Disney presents The Adventures of Huck Finn, starring Elijah Wood (The Lord of the Rings). Directed by Stephen Sommers (The Mummy, The Mummy Returns), ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, americana, interracial relations, orphan, coming of age, on the run, faked death, wanted, digging a grave, nosebleed, lynch mob, grave digging ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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 ⇓
28%
The Great Gilly Hopkins (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Wisecracking, gum-chewing 12-year-old Gilly is well known in the foster system. Totally unmanageable, she has stayed with more families than she can remember and has outwitted them all. After all, how can she settle down when her real mother, the ...
Style: sincere, captivating, feel good, entertaining
Plot: foster home, foster child, friendship, brother sister relationship, bully, secret, mother daughter relationship, name calling, social worker, transformation, 12 year old, female protagonist ...
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 58K
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
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: best friend, child protagonist, grownups, first kiss, mischievous children, adult humor, friendship, child swearing, game playing, school, party, drone ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.0
 137K
Wonder (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The story of August Pullman – a boy with facial differences – who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.
Style: uplifting, inspirational, sincere, thought provoking, touching
Plot: middle school, bullying, school, happy ending, friendship, father son relationship, family, family relations, deformity, mask, fight, hospital ...
Place: coney island brooklyn new york city, new york, pennsylvania, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.7
 65K
Beethoven (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Newton family live in their comfortable home, but there seems to something missing. This "hole" is filled by a small puppy, who walks into their home and their lives. Beethoven, as he is named, grows into a giant of a dog... a St ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, sincere, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: dog, puppy, pets, family, children, nothing goes right, parents and children, family life, rescue, family relations, suburbs, animal rescue ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
For the Love of Benji (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Benji is lost and becomes a stray animal in Athens, Greece, trying to reunite with his family while secret agents pursue him, trying to get a formula which was glued to his paw in order to get it past customs.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: kidnapping, espionage, pets, family, friendship, heroes, anti hero, family relations, friends, disorder, animal life, heroic mission ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe, crete, athens, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli & Baloo (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this exciting live-action adventure, young Mowgli, an orphan raised by wolves, is spotted by a scout for a giant circus. Accompanied by a cruel hunter and a snake charmer, the scout sets out to trap Mowgli. But with the help of Baloo the bear and ...
Style: semi serious, light, sweet, melancholic, cult film ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: jungle, chase, monkey, circus, bear, family, adventure, escape, animal life, disorder, escapades, odd couple ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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, breathtaking
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: jungle, friend, adventurer, monkey, teenage protagonist, teenage girl, lost city, parent child relationship, explorer, high school, gold, mountain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.4
 338
Switched (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Tired of being bullied, Cassandra Evans prays that her nemesis, Katie Sharp, the queen bee of social media, would know what it’s like to walk a day in her shoes. Her prayer is answered in an unexpected way when they get switched.
Plot: switching bodies, social media, science teacher, exercise, girls' bathroom, roller skating, fame, lunch, roller skates, overalls, bully, girl with glasses ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.9
 4K
Wide Awake (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A feel-good comedy about the laughter, excitement and fun that come with being a kid! Joshua is a thoughtful 10-year-old looking for some simple answers to life's eternal questions. The problem is that no one - including his concerned parents ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, emotional, light, touching ...
Audience: kids
Plot: school, self discovery, death in the family, society, teenage life, human spirit, friendship, religion, nun, family relations, boys' school, existentialism ...
Time: 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Mysterious Miss C. (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An eccentric teacher (Marie-Chantal Perron) causes children at her elementary school to change the way they look at themselves.
Plot: strange person, teacher, school, friends, friend
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Baby-Sitters Club (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It's the story about seven very different best friends, and one summer that will bring them together like never before.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: friendship, summer school, nanny, camp, teenage life, parents and children, friends, nothing goes right, siblings relations, friendship between girls, children, 13 year old ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Remake of the popular Disney classic, this time featuring some well known voices as two dogs and a cat trek across America encountering all sorts of adventures in the quest to be reunited with their owners.
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, cat, adventure, friendship, pets, wilderness, talking animals, fish out of water, journey, wounded animal, survival, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
A Dog's Purpose (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A dog goes on quest to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes with multiple owners.
Style: touching, sad, sentimental, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: dog, reincarnation, police dog, animals, life & death, human animal relationship, dog movie, transformation, happy ending, adaptation, talking animals, love ...
Time: 2010s, 1990s, 1960s, 70s, 80s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Paper Brigade (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A 14 year old boy named Gunther moves to a small town with his parents and little brother. He meets up with a group of overly charitable paper boys who want him to sub for their friend while he's out of town. Gunther agrees so he can get enough ...
Style: feel good, realistic, touching, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town life, adventure, youth, friends, small town, teenage boy, baseball, adolescent girl, teenager, gang, adolescent boy, bully ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Bridge to Terabithia (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jesse Aarons trained all summer to become the fastest runner in school, so he's very upset when newcomer Leslie Burke outruns him and everyone else. Despite this and other differences, including that she's rich, he's poor, and ...
Style: emotional, captivating, touching, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, childhood, loss of friend, imaginary, escape from reality, magical, teenage boy, social misfits, loneliness, classmate, fantasy world, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 ⇓
22%
 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 ⇓
22%
 4.0
 14K
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, adventurer, odd couple, race against time, goofy hero, disorder, cons and scams, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%