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, car chase, odd couple, daring rescue, woman in danger, 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, feel good, realistic and clever films with plots about disorder, family, crimes, chase, mentor, dialogue and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Family and Crime genres. Some movies like That Darn Cat: Nancy Drew (2007), See Spot Run (2001), Beethoven (1992), Cop and a Half (1993), The Ugly Dachshund (1966). 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, map, hostage, landlady, wristwatch, sister, cat, family, bank, fish out of water, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ 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, realistic, feel good, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, teen comedy
Plot: chase, amateur detective, investigation, young heroes, riddles and clues, danger, private detective, single parent, who done it, family relations, disorder, hollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 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: feel good, not serious, 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 ⇓
59%
 5.6
 57K
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, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: pets, family, saint bernard dog, puppy, rescue, anti heroes, suburbs, heroes, disorder, dog, mischievous children, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, feel good, semi serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: murder, police, odd couple, police shootout, laundry drying on clothes line, friendship, police investigation, family, partners against crime, reluctant partners, gangsters, unlikely partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: semi serious, humorous, 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 ⇓
50%
 4.4
 89K
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 invasion, home alone, burglar, little boy, family, weatherman, holiday, black market, nothing goes right, mischievous children, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 46K
Taxi 2 (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A cabdriver and a cop race to Paris to rescue a love interest and the Japanese minister of defense from kidnappers.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, chase, kidnapping, rescue, gang, taxi driver, taxi, partners against crime, urban, police operation, special unit, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, seaport, europe, marseille, marseille provence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 83K
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, crimes, danger, island, disorder, gang, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 ⇓
47%
 5.2
 5K
Get a Clue (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A rich kid and her friends investigate the disappearance of one of her teachers.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, amateur detective, missing person, school, working class, family, investigation, high school, teenager, journalism, teenage love, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: feel good, twists and turns, 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, monte carlo, riviera, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, press conference, fbi, undercover agent, ransom, kidnapping, race against time, rescue, law enforcement, special agents, crime, abandonment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Sherlock: Undercover Dog (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Billy, 10, a dreamer, wants to be taken seriously so he can live with his toy-designer father on Catalina Island. Billy's plans get seriously spoilt when Sherlock, a talking police dog, demands his help to rescue his police detective handler ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, island, odd couple, young heroes, adventure, family, daring rescue, rescue, friendship, danger, heroes, pets ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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 ⇓
44%
 5.7
 88K
101 Dalmatians (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
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: pets, dog, dalmatian, puppy, rescue, family, danger, adventure, chase, good versus evil, friendship, disney ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe, britain, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 39K
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, mischievous children, kidnapping, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, danger, disorder, fish out of water, chase, young heroes, escapades, prank ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, realistic, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: secret agent, toy, secret agents, young heroes, family, disguise, rescue, adventure, escapades, heroes, undercover, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 2.5
 28K
Home Alone 4 (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Kevin McCallister's parents have split up. Now living with his mom, he decides to spend Christmas with his dad at the mansion of his father's rich girlfriend, Natalie. Meanwhile robber Marv Merchants, one of the villains from the first two ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: misfit, chase, rescue, nothing goes right, estate, mischievous children, family, fight, house, father, alone, young heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Jr. (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "I will try to be normal" 12-year-old Ace Ventura Jr. promises. Thats cool, except whats normal for him is finding missing mutts, kidnapped kitties or gone gators and creating hilarious chaos every step of the way.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: amateur detective, adventure, pets, young heroes, mystery, family, obsessive quest, uncover truth, crimes, heroes, youth, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, adventure, hostages, escape, family, missing person, confined, crimes, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Kings of Appletown (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Will and Clayton witness a murder, but out of fear decide not to tell anyone. They and their friend Betsy, whose father has been wrongfully accused of the crime, go on a journey to find the real killer, and at the same time redeem themselves.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: small town, coming of age, false accusation, murder, amateur detective, adventure, best friends, falsely accused, witnessing a crime, young heroes, investigation, kids in trouble ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 4K
K-911 (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dooley and his dog Jerry Lee still are active as a police team with the LAPD. However, years starting and counting Captain Roger Byers thinks they urgently need to do something with their condition. He even forces them to work with a second team: ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: german shepherd, police dog, police detective, police investigation, anti heroes, crime, police operation, master criminal, odd couple, partners against crime, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
Son of the Pink Panther (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The eighth and last of the Pink Panther series. The illegitimate son of Inspector Clouseau is on the case of the kidnapped Princess Yasmin.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, rescue, kidnapping, goofy hero, assassination attempt, race against time, police investigation, missing person, working undercover, nothing goes right, crimes, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.0
 212K
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, chase, martial arts, kidnapping, fbi, two man army, odd couple, police investigation, partners against crime, fish out of water, verbal byplay, ransom ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, hong kong, california, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, young heroes, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.1
 51K
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, feel good, offbeat, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: pets, puppy, allergy, family, adventure, rivalry, goofy hero, master villain, chase, fight, secret agents, daring rescue ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: parody, chase, reverend, ice sculpture, speech impediment, police investigation, undercover, rescue, crime, police detective, fish out of water, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 56K
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: when the parents are away, youth, family, adventure, heroes, magnifying glass, gluttony, toothbrush, friendship, missing person, mischievous children, young heroes ...
Place: usa, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, feel good, semi serious, realistic, remake of french film ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: farce, private detective, missing person, buddies, comedy of errors, crime, odd couple, reluctant partners, investigation, manipulations, love affair, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%