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Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh (2008)
 6.9
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Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While trying to avoid an obsessed girl, rocker Drake Parker meets a young girl, who makes him promise to give her family the best Christmas ever. Later, at the Premiere's first ever Christmas party, a group of teens start to make trouble. Concerned, Josh, Drake's stepbrother, calls the cops about a disturbance, but they are confused and think the entire party is the disturbance, and even arrest the kind Josh. Requiring Josh's help to keep his promise, Drake tries to break his brother out of prison, but is caught. At court, the judge decides that the two must give the girl and her foster family the best Christmas ever, or face years in jail. They face many problems along the way, including Officer Perry, a strict detective that hates Christmas; a colorful group of foster children; and a wild wood chipper. It is up to Drake and Josh to save Christmas for the good-hearted children, or face the consequences.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: comedy of errors, mischievous children, nothing goes right, youth, family relations, lifestyle, teenage life, family, friends, shopping mall, disorder, siblings relations, step siblings, christmas
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

Most similar movies to Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and realistic films with plots about youth, family relations, family, disorder, friends, parents and children and mischievous children mostly in Family, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh: Switchmas (2012), Ramona and Beezus (2010), Jessie (2011), The Even Stevens Movie (2003), A Christmas Story 2 (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Drake & Josh (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Drake & Josh is an American television sitcom created by Dan Schneider for Nickelodeon. The series follows the lives of two teenage boys with opposing personalities, Drake Parker and Josh Nichols, who become stepbrothers. Both actors had played ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, realistic, situational comedy ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: teenage life, siblings relations, lifestyle, family relations, step siblings, deal, unlikely partners, manipulations, adolescence vs adulthood, prank, family, disorder ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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100%
 5.6
 481
Switchmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: All Ira Finkelstein wants for Christmas is...Christmas. Unfortunately, his parents are sending him to Florida to be with his Grandparents. Ira's spirit soars as he manages to land in Christmas Town, USA, instead.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, jewish, follow your dream, hopes, family, mischievous children, youth, disorder, parents and children, switching roles, family relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ramona and Beezus (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ramona is a little girl with a very big imagination and a nose for mischief. Her playful antics keep everyone in her loving family on their toes, including her older sister Beezus, who's just trying to survive her first year of high school. ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, aunt niece relationship, family relations, family life, youth, disorder, siblings relations, parent child relationship, sibling relationship, money problems, father daughter relationship, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 11K
Jessie (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Portugal
Duration: 30 min.
Story: An idealistic teen from rural Texas embarks on the adventure of a lifetime when she decides to leave behind starry nights for big city lights. Thrilled to be on her own and determined not to be intimidated by New York City, she accepts a job as ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: nanny, butler, family relations, mischievous children, family, workplace, teenage girl, when the parents are away, little girl, wealth, school, large family ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Drake & Josh Go Hollywood (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When Drake and Josh accidentally send their little sister Megan on a plane to L.A., they soon find themselves in the middle of a dangerous situation.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, criminal heroes, airplane, school, prank, buddies, disorder, airport, hotel, teenage life, nothing goes right, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Even Stevens Movie (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Stevens think that they've won an all-expenses-paid trip to an island that's halfway around the world. When their house is destroyed, their food stolen, and their bacon eaten, the Stevens family breaks apart in front of all their ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family life, family, teenage life, parents and children, mischievous children, nothing goes right, siblings relations, family relations, youth, island, disorder, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Christmas Story 2 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The original traditional one-hundred-percent red-blooded two-fisted all-american christmas continues five years later with Ralphie, Randy mom and the old man. This time Ralphie has his eyes fixed on a car. But trouble is sure to follow.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, uplifting
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: parents and children, family, mischievous children, eccentric family, friendship, americana, teenage life, disorder, family life, youth, family relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Babysitters Beware (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Seven-year-old Danny Parker is a good kid who loves his parents. But they have to go out on business dinners all the time, leaving him stuck with a sitter. It's not so bad when it's his favorite babysitter, Janelle but he also gets stuck ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: nanny, family relations, friends, youth, young heroes, when the parents are away, family, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder, boy, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 879
Hounded (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A teenager ends up being hounded by a well-groomed and seemingly cute and tiny dog that actually turns out to be a nightmare of a beast.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: dog, teenage boy, nothing goes right, family, eccentric family, teachers and students, youth, school, rivalry, teenage life, young heroes, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The story of a 10-year-old girl Dawn Haley whose sibling rivalry with her three brothers is heightened by the fact that they are quadruplets.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sibling rivalry, mischievous children, siblings relations, family life, disorder, favoritism among siblings, youth, family relations, sitcom, family, parents and children, child
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Back in middle school after summer vacation, Greg Heffley and his older brother Rodrick must deal with their parents' misguided attempts to have them bond.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: diary, middle school, parents and children, family, siblings relations, teenage life, social misfits, high school life, friends, family relations, family life, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 2K
Best Player (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chris Sanders and Quincy are both involved in a video game called "Black Hole", and they both want to win the tournament with a $175,500 prize. Quincy then tries to sabotage Chris, but it all goes wrong, because Chris' mom Tracy ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: lifestyle, ambition, friendship, teenage life, parents and children, youth, rivalry, family relations, tournament, video game, contests and competitions, computers and web ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.7
 158
I Heart Shakey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shakey is a family film about a 35-year-old widower named J.T. O'Neil, his precocious 10-year-old daughter and their devoted mutt Shakey. After moving from a small town to Chicago and missing the fine print in their rental contract, J.T. is ...
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, parents and children, mischievous children, youth, single parent, friends, family relations, pets, disorder, family life, widower, food fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.2
 13K
Marmaduke (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Phil and Debbie Winslow relocate from their native Kansas to the sunny climes of Orange County, their big-hearted, havoc-wreaking Great Dane gets a taste of the dog's life, California-style.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, sentimental
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: talking dog, talking cat, friends, nothing goes right, pets, animal life, suburbs, family, disorder, fish out of water, family relations, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 840
Just Peck (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At 104 pounds dripping wet, baby-faced sophomore Michael Peck (age 15) is not exactly the coolest guy at American High. Peck’s teachers make him feel like an idiot, his classmates make him feel like a geek and his home life is just as bad, with ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: high school, friendship, science fair, high school life, teenage love, parents and children, ambition, family relations, disorder, love and romance, teenage life, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Alexander's day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. Though he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him, his mom, dad, brother, and sister all find themselves living ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, touching, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, job interview, parents and children, mischievous children, young heroes, friends, bad luck, family relations, school, one day, childhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: School is out and Greg is ready for the days of summer, when all his plans go wrong. What on earth is he going to do all summer?
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: diary, best friend, mischievous children, youth, family life, disorder, scout, high school life, lifestyle, theme park, favoritism among siblings, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Marley & Me: The Puppy Years (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fall into puppy love with “the world’s worst dog”, who now has a frisky voice and an attitude to match. Join Marley for his mischievous puppy years, as he and his summer pal, Bodie Grogan, wreak havoc on a neighborhood dog contest. Marley ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, exciting, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, nothing goes right, puppy, pets, teenage life, chaos and mayhem, family, contests and competitions, fish out of water, rivalry, ambition, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 640
Pants on Fire (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jack Parker has always skated by on his lies, especially the one about Mikey, an underprivileged (and made-up) teen who Jack "tutors"... until one day "Mikey" shows up for real, and all Jack's lies start coming true.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, parents and children, imaginary, teenage life, nothing goes right, supernatural ability, family, life turned upside down, family relations, disorder, dishonesty, youth
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Passport to Paris (1999)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sent to Paris to visit their grandfather, the twins fall in love with France, not to mention two French boys.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: twins, siblings relations, youth, family relations, family, impossible love, teenager, love and romance, teenage life, mischievous children, fall in love, tourist ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Ultimate Christmas Present (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A girl steals a weather machine from Santa Claus, to make a snow day. The machine breaks, and causes an out of control snowstorm.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: christmas, santa claus, best friends, wish come true, family, mischievous children, disorder, youth, supernatural, hopes, holiday, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.3
 799
Mr. Troop Mom (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Public Defender Eddie is a widower with a 13 year-old daughter, Naomi. A classic workaholic, Eddie has been M.I.A. for most of Naomi's big moments. But when an unfortunately timed accident gives Eddie the opportunity to become the "Team ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: parents and children, family, siblings relations, youth, treasure hunt, camp, family life, summer camp, family relations, in the woods, friends, obstacle course ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.1
 755
Opposite Day (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The world goes backwards on Opposite Day. The kids become adults, and the adults become kids.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: siblings relations, family, adolescence vs adulthood, fish out of water, disorder, child as adult, family relations, body swapping, youth, misfit, parents and children, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
The Naked Brothers Band: The Movie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When a famous band called the Silver Boulders break up, Nat and Alex Wolff go into depression.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: music band, desire for fame, family, musician's life, artists and showbiz, siblings relations, music, ambition, youth, family life, buddies, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.6
 13K
Even Stevens (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Even Stevens is an American comedy television series that aired on Disney Channel with a total of three seasons and 65 episodes from June 17, 2000, to June 13, 2003. It follows the life of the Stevenses, a Jewish family living in suburban ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, sibling rivalry, siblings relations, parents and children, teenage life, high school life, youth, eccentric family, classmates, family relations, family life, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Little Rascals Save the Day (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Little Rascals are back in an all-new movie! Join the fun with Spanky, Alfalfa, Darla, Buckwheat, Petey the dog and the whole gang as they are up to their usual mischief! The Rascals try anything to raise the money needed to save their ...
Style: feel good, realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: goofy hero, save the day, eccentric family, heroes, cons and scams, disorder, pets, family, stoners, family relations, friends, taxi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Christmas Caper (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Grinch-like thief retreats to her hometown in Connecticut after a con goes bad and gets stuck baby-sitting her niece and nephew until their parents can make it home for Christmas. She spends most of her time devising ways to even the score with ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: family life, small town life, love and romance, cons and scams, crimes, family, crime gone awry, youth, dishonesty, disorder, homecoming, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.1
 2K
The Other Me (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Will Browning accidently creates a clone of himself when working on a science project.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, funny
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: cloning, teenage life, nothing goes right, twins, youth, school, favoritism, disorder, parents and children, family, ultimatum, dual role ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.8
 525
Cool Dog (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jimmy lives in the tranquil town of Eagle Rock, Louisiana, with his father, stepmother and his best friend Rainy, a German Shepherd. When Jimmy's father gets a promotion, the family must relocate to an apartment in New York City that has a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: escapades, heroes, save the day, family, parents and children, urban, youth, best friends, friends, forceful separation, pets, animal life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Monkey in the Middle (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chris has just moved to the East Coast, and already his workaholic father is encouraging him to make new friends. Luckily football (soccer) practice is starting up, and Chris meets a few kids on the team-including his cute neighbor Mara. When Mara ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, friends, coming of age, youth, single parent, disorder, animal life, friendship, mischievous children, family
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%