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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: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: teenage life, youth, family, friends, family relations, mischievous children, lifestyle, shopping mall, nothing goes right, siblings relations, disorder, comedy of errors, step siblings, christmas
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and feel good films with plots about family relations, family, youth, disorder, friends, parents and children and family life mostly in Family, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh: Switchmas (2012), Ramona and Beezus (2010), A Christmas Story 2 (2012), Babysitters Beware (2009), The Even Stevens Movie (2003). 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, deal, prank, step siblings, unlikely partners, adolescence vs adulthood, manipulations, family, dating ...
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, jewish, parents and children, follow your dream, youth, friends, family relations, disorder, mischievous children, hopes, switching roles, family ...
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, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: mischievous children, aunt niece relationship, family relations, youth, family life, disorder, siblings relations, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, money problems, father daughter relationship, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, family relations, step siblings, once in a lifetime opportunity, friends, hollywood, hotel, airport, on the road, disorder, teenage life, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, humorous, realistic, uplifting, feel good
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: small town, friends, family relations, youth, americana, friendship, eccentric family, teenage life, disorder, mischievous children, parents and children, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family, youth, friends, family relations, disorder, when the parents are away, young heroes, parents and children, mischievous children, nanny, boy, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, family, siblings relations, nothing goes right, parents and children, island, youth, family life, teenage life, disorder, air disaster, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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: realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, teenage boy, mischievous children, friends, power relations, family relations, youth, rivalry, school, adventure, family, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, friends, pets, disorder, family life, single parent, youth, parents and children, mischievous children, family, dog, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: diary, middle school, family relations, friends, parents and children, siblings relations, family, social misfits, family life, teenage life, high school life, mischievous children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: siblings relations, mischievous children, youth, disorder, family life, favoritism among siblings, sibling rivalry, sitcom, parents and children, family, family relations, child
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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, feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: parents and children, family, siblings relations, summer camp, family life, youth, camp, treasure hunt, friends, family relations, in the woods, paintball ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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: feel good, exciting, not serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: supernatural ability, nothing goes right, life turned upside down, family relations, youth, mischievous children, imaginary, disorder, teenage life, dishonesty, parents and children, family
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: lifestyle, youth, parents and children, family, teenage life, rivalry, friendship, friends, money raising, ambition, thirtysomething life, family relations ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, not serious, touching, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, job interview, friends, mischievous children, parents and children, young heroes, bad luck, family relations, school, one day, childhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: disorder, hopes, siblings relations, switching roles, family, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, wish come true, youth, misfit, child as adult, body swapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: high school, friendship, science fair, high school life, parents and children, teenage love, love and romance, family relations, disorder, ambition, youth, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: talking cat, nothing goes right, friends, animal life, pets, family relations, suburbs, disorder, fish out of water, family, lifestyle, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Saving Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Kirk is enjoying the annual Christmas party extravaganza thrown by his sister until he realizes he needs to help out Christian, his brother-in-law who has a bad case of the bah-humbugs.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, christian film
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, christian, family relations, family, siblings relations, child, christmas season, christianity, christmas movie, car, santa claus, christmas tree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, friends, stoners, pets, disorder, eccentric family, youth, taxi, heroes, gang, cons and scams, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: musician's life, artists and showbiz, music, siblings relations, desire for fame, family, family relations, friends, youth, family life, buddies, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, love and romance, cons and scams, crimes, family relations, small town, youth, crime gone awry, homecoming, family life, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
One Christmas Eve (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A series of mishaps threaten a recently divorced mom's attempts to make her two kids' first Christmas "without dad" perfect.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: single parent, disorder, nothing goes right, family, parents and children, family relations, doctor, nurse, christmas, hospital, police station, single mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: diary, best friend, mischievous children, best friends, friendship, lifestyle, high school life, theme park, scout, disorder, family life, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friends, family relations, coming of age, family, mischievous children, friendship, single parent, youth, animal life, disorder
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Saige Paints the Sky (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Meet nine-year old Saige, a talented artist with a passion for horses, in this modern-day story about finding your voice! Saige is excited about the new school year, until she discovers that art-her favorite class-has been cut. On top of that, her ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, school, friendship, friends, family relations, youth, art, balloon, horse, female protagonist, singing
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: touching, feel good, 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 ⇓
33%
 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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: urban, friendship, save the day, parents and children, family, escapades, heroes, family life, pets, disorder, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, puppy, pets, family, contests and competitions, chaos and mayhem, nothing goes right, friends, family relations, youth, fish out of water, animal life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Naturally, Sadie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Naturally, Sadie is a Canadian comedy teen drama sitcom that ran for three seasons from June 24, 2005 to August 26, 2007. It was produced in Canada, set in Whitby, Ontario. Filmed in Toronto, Ontario, most of the show was shot inside a former ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: high school, friends, high school life, youth, best friends, animal life, teenage life, family relations, social relations, siblings relations, family, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%