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, feel good, not serious, surprise ending, entertaining, melancholic, clever, funny, awful, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: amateur detective, chase, kidnapping, investigation, missing person, small town, rescue, mistaken identity, family, car chase, police investigation, teenage life, crimes, special agents, heroes, hostages, confined, partners, pets, captivity, track down, working undercover, danger, getting home, small town 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, funny, entertaining and melancholic films with plots about family, police investigation, brutality, lone hero, mentor, catastrophe and life philosophy mostly in Comedy, Crime and Family genres. Some movies like That Darn Cat: Nancy Drew (2007), See Spot Run (2001), The Ugly Dachshund (1966), Beethoven (1992), 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: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: kidnapping, bank robbery, hostage, sister, landlady, map, wristwatch, cat, family, investigation, fish out of water, odd couple ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
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, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: amateur detective, riddles and clues, chase, single parent, investigation, who done it, disorder, young heroes, family relations, private detective, danger, hollywood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 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: humorous, feel good, not serious, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, family, goofy hero, pets, friendship, crime gone awry, witnessing a crime, fish out of water, hidden identity, mischievous children, save the day, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alaska, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, family relations, friends, suburban life, contests and competitions, young heroes, save the day, when the parents are away, anti heroes, mischievous children ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 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: dog, puppy, family, parents and children, nothing goes right, pets, family life, rescue, animal rescue, saint bernard dog, youth, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, realistic, feel good, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, teens, boys' night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: murder, friendship, police, odd couple, gangsters, police shootout, laundry drying on clothes line, crimes, partners against crime, witnessing a crime, family, police investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: realistic, feel good, witty, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: kidnapping, rescue, race against time, law enforcement, ransom, undercover agent, fbi, press conference, fish out of water, rivalry, disorder, hostages ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, exciting, realistic, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: shopping mall, security guard, goofy hero, living with parents, group of criminals, crimes, hostages, crime, petty job, workplace situations, confined, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
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, idiotic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: heist, computer genius, adventure, family, disorder, heroes, crimes, rivalry, teenage life, family relations, master criminal, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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, realistic, feel good, not serious, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: weatherman, black market, christmas, home alone, little boy, burglar, home invasion, family, holiday, heroes, mischievous children, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ 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, witty, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, chase, rescue, police detective, undercover, reverend, speech impediment, ice sculpture, police investigation, crime, working undercover, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: humorous, twists and turns, semi serious, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: car chase, family, chase, adventure, heist, espionage, undercover, daring rescue, chases and races, contests and competitions, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, monte carlo, paris france, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, feel good, touching, not serious, satirical ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dog, on the road, rescue, family, adventure, friendship, odd couple, misfit, youth, danger, best friends, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: feel good, offbeat, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, escapades, young heroes, daring rescue, crimes, adventure, working undercover, mischievous children, family, friends, odd couple, rescue ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: humorous, semi serious, fairy tale, melancholic, funny ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: laboratory, duck, professor, family, chase, disney, heist, ambition, fish out of water, radiation, experiment gone awry, investigation ...
Place: australia, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ 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, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: babies and infants, mischievous children, danger, crime gone awry, disorder, kidnapping, fish out of water, nothing goes right, chase, young heroes, rescue, prank ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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, murder, gangsters, misfit, odd couple, scout, family life, animal life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: two man army, reluctant partners, martial arts, ransom, fish out of water, chase, police investigation, kidnapping, partners against crime, odd couple, verbal byplay, fbi ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, hong kong, california, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 3.7
 8K
Mr. Nanny (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A former pro-wrestler is hired to be the bodyguard/nanny for a couple of bratty kids whose inventor father is being stalked by a rival.
Style: semi serious, humorous, funny, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: nanny, family, wrestler, family life, parents and children, mischievous children, kidnapping, danger, young heroes, crimes, family relations, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 47K
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, exciting, realistic, semi serious, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, kidnapping, gang, taxi driver, rescue, taxi, police investigation, heroic mission, partners against crime, crimes, hostages ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, seaport, marseille provence, marseille ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
National Security (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two mismatched security guards are thrown together to bust a smuggling operation.
Style: humorous, feel good, buddy comedy, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, heroes, danger, crimes, investigation, unlikely partners, law enforcement, chase, police, life philosophy, stereotypes, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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, offbeat, exciting, talky ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: dog, rivalry, puppy, cat, allergy, pets, family, chase, adventure, danger, secret agents, imaginary ...
Place: egypt, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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: exciting, humorous, talky, not serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: robbery, police, thief, wedding, undercover cop, financial problem, partners against crime, buddies, law enforcement, police investigation, wedding preparations and rituals, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 152K
The Heat (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Uptight and straight-laced, FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn is a methodical investigator with a reputation for excellence--and hyper-arrogance. Shannon Mullins, one of Boston P.D.'s "finest," is foul-mouthed and has a very short fuse, ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: policewoman, fbi, misfit partners, friendship, police, police investigation, drug lord, partners against crime, special agents, sarcasm, verbal byplay, women ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 9K
Kuffs (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: George Kuffs didn't finish high-school, just lost his job, and his college-age girlfriend is pregnant. To top it off, George's brother Brad is killed and George inherits Brad's "patrol special" privatized police district and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, police investigation, parents and children, family life, police station, pregnancy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family, romance, tough law enforcer, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: brazil, latin america, turkey, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, exciting, realistic, witty ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: parody, partners against crime, buddies, police, police investigation, cocaine, master criminal, murder, crimes, law enforcement, drug dealing, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, kidnapping, rescue, police investigation, down on your luck, working undercover, crimes, goofy hero, nothing goes right, cons and scams, assassination attempt, undercover ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, realistic, feel good, remake of french film ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: farce, private detective, missing person, reluctant partners, crime, manipulations, cons and scams, investigation, mistaken identity, rescue, kidnapping, memory loss ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, dalmatian, puppy, danger, rescue, chase, disney, dog movie, adventure, pets, good versus evil, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: london, europe, england, britain, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: unlikely partners, partners against crime, escapades, in-laws, proposal, partners, law enforcement, disorder, loner, wild ride, wedding preparations and rituals, respect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%