Movies like That Darn Cat

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That Darn Cat (1997)
 4.6
 4K
That Darn Cat (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While making his nightly rounds in the neighborhood, Patti's pet cat D.C. finds himself the carrier of a call for help from a kidnap victim. Patti enlists skeptical law enforcement help to find the victim before it's too late.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, surprise ending, entertaining, melancholic, clever, funny, awful, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: amateur detective, kidnapping, small town, chase, investigation, rescue, missing person, family, mistaken identity, police investigation, odd couple, daring rescue, woman in danger, car chase, crimes, danger, disorder, hostages, pets, special agents, getting home, track down, captivity, small town life, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: massachusetts, usa

Most similar movies to That Darn Cat

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, entertaining, funny and feel good films with plots about mentor, brutality, police investigation, dialogue, catastrophe, life philosophy and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Family and Crime genres. Some movies like That Darn Cat: Nancy Drew (2007), See Spot Run (2001), Beethoven (1992), The Ugly Dachshund (1966), Cop and a Half (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
That Darn Cat! (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young woman suspects foul play when her cat comes home wearing a wrist watch. Convincing the FBI, though, and catching the bad guys is tougher than she imagined.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, sweet, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: kidnapping, bank robbery, cat, landlady, wristwatch, hostage, map, sister, family, bank, fish out of water, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.9
 18K
Nancy Drew (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Intrepid teenage private eye Nancy Drew heads to Tinseltown with her father to investigate the unsolved murder of a movie star in this old-fashioned whodunit based on Carolyn Keene's popular series of books for young adults. But can the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: amateur detective, chase, investigation, young heroes, hollywood, riddles and clues, danger, private detective, single parent, who done it, family relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.4
 8K
See Spot Run (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, Australia
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: not serious, feel good, humorous, light, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, hitman, family, goofy hero, hidden identity, mischievous children, odd couple, crime gone awry, vengeance, rescue, save the day, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alaska, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.6
 59K
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, preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, dog, puppy, pets, parents and children, nothing goes right, family life, animal rescue, rescue, saint bernard dog, suburbs, anti heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Ugly Dachshund (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Garrisons (Dean Jones and Suzanne Pleshette) are the "proud parents" of three adorable dachshund pups -- and one overgrown Great Dane named Brutus, who nevertheless thinks of himself as a dainty dachsie. His identity crisis results in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sweet, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: great dane, dachshund, family, suburbs, anti heroes, best friends, mischievous children, unlikely partners, young heroes, save the day, mistaken identity, family life ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Cop and a Half (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a pint-sized 8-year-old kid witnesses a murder he offers to help the police, if they make him a cop, too. Saddled with this streetwise sidekick, a hardboiled cop is forced to take his new partner seriously as they race the clock to bring the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: murder, police, friendship, odd couple, police shootout, laundry drying on clothes line, partners against crime, gangsters, police investigation, witnessing a crime, crimes, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mild-mannered Paul Blart (Kevin James) has always had huge dreams of becoming a State Trooper. Until then, he patrols the local mall as a security guard. With his closely cropped moustache, personal transporter and gung-ho attitude, only Blart seems ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: security guard, shopping mall, save the day, workplace situations, disorder, workplace, goofy hero, hostages, unfulfilled love, heist, fall in love, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.4
 94K
Home Alone 3 (1997)
Genre: 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, not serious, realistic, feel good, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, home alone, home invasion, burglar, little boy, family, weatherman, holiday, black market, nothing goes right, suburbs, mischievous children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After her triumph at the Miss United States pageant, FBI agent Gracie Hart becomes an overnight sensation -- and the new "face of the FBI." But it's time to spring into action again when the pageant's winner, Cheryl, and emcee, ...
Style: feel good, not serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: fish out of water, ransom, undercover agent, fbi, press conference, kidnapping, race against time, rescue, law enforcement, crime, special agents, ship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Herbie, the Volkswagen Beetle with a mind of its own, is racing in the Monte Carlo Rally. But thieves have hidden a cache of stolen diamonds in Herbie's gas tank, and are now trying to get them back.
Style: twists and turns, feel good, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: car chase, chase, family, adventure, contests and competitions, car race, race against time, save the day, frame up, chases and races, dishonesty, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, riviera, monte carlo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Catch That Kid (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
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, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: bank robbery, heist, adventure, family, paralysis, computer genius, bank, criminal's revenge, hostages, master criminal, crime, young heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.8
 2K
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: humorous, not serious, feel good, touching, satirical ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, on the road, adventure, family, rescue, best friends, friendship, pets, pet, animal life, youth, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 29K
Dragnet (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: LAPD Sgt. Joe Friday -- the equally straight-laced nephew of the famous police sergeant of the same name -- is paired up with a young, freewheeling detective named Pep Streebeck. After investigating some strange robberies at the local zoo and the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: parody, chase, speech impediment, ice sculpture, reverend, police investigation, undercover, rescue, crime, police detective, fish out of water, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 44K
Masterminds (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A night guard at an armored car company in the Southern U.S. organizes one of the biggest bank heists in American history.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending, absurd ...
Plot: heist, armored car, betrayal, crime, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, workplace, security, night watchman, armored car robbery, cons and scams, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: usa, southern usa, mexico, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
 40K
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: humorous, not serious, funny, light, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: babies and infants, kidnapping, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, mischievous children, danger, disorder, fish out of water, chase, young heroes, escapades, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.2
 17K
Blank Check (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bullied by his siblings and nagged by his parents, 11-year-old Preston is fed up with his family -- especially their frugality. But he gets his chance to teach them a lesson when a money-laundering criminal nearly bulldozes Preston with his car and ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: bank, destiny, family, gangsters, forgery, mischievous children, crime gone awry, crime, odd couple, young heroes, prank, child as adult ...
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
 218K
Rush Hour (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Hong Kong Inspector Lee is summoned to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI doesn't want any outside help and assigns cocky LAPD Detective James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch the action from the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, buddy comedy, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: reluctant partners, martial arts, two man army, chase, odd couple, police investigation, partners against crime, fish out of water, verbal byplay, kidnapping, ransom, fbi ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, hong kong, california, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.5
 5K
Bushwhacked (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A inept courier realises he has been used by criminals to deliver money. On the run from both the criminals and police, he poses as a Scout leader and leads a scout group on a hike through the mountains.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: mistaken identity, children, waterfall, cave, wilderness, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, fish out of water, buddies, murder, criminal's revenge, fugitives ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Pink Panther 2 (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When legendary treasures from around the world are stolen, including the priceless Pink Panther Diamond, Chief Inspector Dreyfus is forced to assign Inspector Clouseau to a team of international detectives and experts charged with catching the thief ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, exciting ...
Plot: heist, farce, goofy hero, crime, chaos and mayhem, police investigation, nothing goes right, law enforcement, chaos, disorder, partners against crime, crimes ...
Time: 2000s
Place: europe, rome italy, paris france, france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Security guard Paul Blart is headed to Las Vegas to attend a Security Guard Expo with his teenage daughter Maya before she departs for college. While at the convention, he inadvertently discovers a heist - and it's up to Blart to apprehend the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, romantic, not serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: shopping mall, parents and children, family relations, security guard, goofy hero, crimes, single father, romance, justice, fight scenes, life philosophy, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Million Dollar Duck (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Professor Dooley takes home a duck from his research laboratory as a toy for his son, but soon finds out that it lays golden eggs.
Style: semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, melancholic, funny ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: laboratory, duck, professor, family, disney, chase, anti heroes, buddies, odd couple, unlikely partners, rise to the top, experiment gone awry ...
Place: australia, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. A "Lethal Weapon" style cop team tries to find and stop the fiends before they can dope the nation by distributing their wares via the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, witty, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: parody, buddies, partners against crime, police, cocaine, police investigation, master criminal, murder, crimes, law enforcement, drug dealing, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.1
 52K
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, feel good, not serious, offbeat, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: puppy, allergy, family, adventure, rivalry, pets, goofy hero, master villain, chase, fight, secret agents, daring rescue ...
Place: egypt, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 93K
Ride Along (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: For the past two years, high-school security guard Ben has been trying to show decorated APD detective James that he's more than just a video-game junkie who's unworthy of James' sister, Angela. When Ben finally gets accepted into the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: unlikely partners, law enforcement, police officer, police operation, partners, partners against crime, escapades, disorder, police, wild ride, in-laws, proposal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 91K
101 Dalmatians (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Live action adaptation of a Disney Classic. When a litter of dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella De Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement.
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, dalmatian, puppy, dog movie, rescue, family, danger, adventure, pets, chase, good versus evil, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.0
 86K
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: humorous, feel good, not serious, sexy, scary ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: amateur detective, resort, friendship, teenage life, ghost, adventure, voodoo, crimes, danger, island, disorder, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 81K
Cop Out (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Detectives Jimmy and Paul, despite nine years as partners, can still sometimes seem like polar opposites – especially when Paul's unpredictable antics get them suspended without pay. Already strapped for cash and trying to pay for his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, undercover cop, money laundering, wedding, rescue, thief, robbery, verbal byplay, buddies, partners against crime, urban, police officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: nanny, secret agents, martial arts, mischievous children, undercover, family, when the parents are away, spy, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, family relations, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Shaggy D.A. (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wilby Daniels, a successful lawyer running for District Attorney, suddenly finds himself being transformed into an English sheepdog. Somehow he has to keep his change a secret and find just what is causing it, all the while eluding the local dog ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: dog, lawyer, district attorney, family, college, legal action, fall in love, family life, fish out of water, dishonesty, misfit, disorder ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.7
 6K
Pure Luck (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The daughter of a wealthy businessman has disappeared in Mexico, and all the efforts to find her have been unsuccessful. A psychologist, knowing that the girl has an ultra bad luck, persuades her father to send to Mexico one of his employees, an ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, remake of french film ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: farce, private detective, missing person, buddies, comedy of errors, odd couple, crime, reluctant partners, investigation, manipulations, love affair, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%