Movies like Somebody's Hero

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Somebody's Hero (2012)
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Somebody's Hero (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: An average New York accountant tries to fill the boots of a movie-based superhero. Dennis, a lonely New York accountant accidentally stops a costume shop robbery while he’s trying on a “Man America” superhero outfit. The whole clumsy fight is captured on security cameras and when the video hits the news he becomes the center of a media-frenzy. Everyone wants to know “who is Man America?!” And “when is he coming back?!” The only person who knows his true identity convinces him that the people of New York have new hope and that they need him. Without any superpowers and armed with nothing but a silly costume he dives into the superhero business. At first things look up at work and with his new girlfriend, but not for long!
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating
Plot: secret identity, superhero, tragic hero, save the day, crimes, folk hero, superhuman powers, dull life, family relations, surrealism, secret life, child in peril, superhero spoof, heist, heroes, lie, fired from the job, mother son relationship, villain, super strength, supernatural power, family dinner, tv news, underwater scene, newspaper headline ...
Place: new york

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Most similar movies to Somebody's Hero

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and realistic films with plots about family relations, family, disorder, love and romance, parents and children, heroes and save the day mostly in Comedy, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like Somebody's Hero: Super Capers (2008), My Boyfriends' Dogs (2014), Time Share (2000), Golden Winter (2012), Dog Gone (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Super Capers (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Would-be superhero, Ed Gruberman, who possesses no super powers must join a team of misfit heroes-in-training known as The Super Capers. Having only faith, Gruberman must travel through time to uncover an evil plot involving some gold bullion, a ...
Style: parody, feel good, humorous, not serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero spoof, superhero, good versus evil, heroes, fighting crime, crimes, rivalry, superhuman powers, master villain, henchman, photographer, security ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Little Rascals Save the Day (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 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, semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: friends, gang, save the day, family, family relations, taxi, youth, eccentric family, goofy hero, disorder, pets, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
My Boyfriends' Dogs (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The owners of a small diner are surprised one rainy evening when, just after close, a young woman wearing a wedding dress with three dogs in tow begs to come into their restaurant. What follows is the young woman's retelling of how she arrived ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, couple relations, couples, pets, unfulfillment, singleness, romance
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.6
 1K
Time Share (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two single parents - male and female - along with their kids have to involuntarily share a house for their holidays.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: opposites attract, fall in love, parents and children, resort, romance, single parent, family relations, couples, disorder, quibbling, love and romance, fight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, munich germany, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 3.8
 364
Golden Winter (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A runaway boy befriends a pack of homeless puppies. Together, they stop a bank robbery and find a family to adopt them all.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: golden retriever, heist, friendship, crimes, youth, family, disorder, christmas, dog, family relations, friends, talking dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.7
 784
Dog Gone (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A courageous boy battles a gang of bumbling thieves to rescue a dog carrying a fortune in stolen diamonds.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, caper, rescue, disorder, adventure, rivalry, crime gone awry, escapades, nothing goes right, crimes, odd couple, stash ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Shredderman Rules (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Nolan Byrd (Devon Werkheiser) is a scrawny and shy 9th grader who, like all the other kids, is bullied by Bubba Bixby (Andrew Caldwell). When their teacher, Mr. Green (Tim Meadows), allows the students to do a computer project, Nolan, who has a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: school, teenage life, adventure, save the day, prank, misfit, youth, cons and scams, family relations, friendship, heroes, high school life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Bannister family including former K-9 police hero Zeus (voiced by Mario López) is back, and this time they're spending their holidays at a beautiful Rocky Mountain resort. But toss in an unexpected visit from cocky Uncle Randy (Casper Van ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, light
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, pets, animal life, save the day, family relations, dog, christmas, golden retriever, adventure, love, holiday, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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A Man Who Was Superman (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Story: SONG Soo-jung is a producer going on her third year at a small company. Her specialty is human interest stories. She is driven to produce these shallow stories for the sake of her ambition of one day becoming Korea’s own Oprah Winfrey. However, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: obsession, good versus evil, heroic mission, save the day, heroes, escapades, master villain, collision, secret identity, superhero, superhuman powers, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Christmas Do-Over (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A ne'er do well father and ex-husband who always raced his way through the holidays is forced to relive Christmas Day time and again until he gets it right in this family oriented fantasy comedy starring Jay Mohr. It's Christmas time once ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time loop, holiday, family relations, disorder, couples, hopes, love and romance, family, obnoxious boss, christmas, divorce ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Personally Yours (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Alaska, Susannah Stanton and Jesse Stanton divorced two years ago. They have two daughters, the teenager Bridget and the young girl Hannah, and a young son, Sam, and they are good friends. Jesse lives in an isolated ranch, where he receives ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching ...
Plot: love affair, looking for love, breakup, family relations, couples, teenage life, crumbling marriage, love and romance, romance, cons and scams, brother sister relationship, divorced man ...
Time: 90s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.9
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Welcome (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Dubai-based criminal don Uday takes it upon himself to try and get his sister Sanjana married - in vain, as no one wants to be associated with a crime family. Uday's associate Sagar Pandey finds a young man, Rajiv, who lives with his maternal ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: siblings relations, family relations, couples, love and romance, crimes, fall in love, mafia don, gangster boss, wedding, performer's life, aspiring actor, auction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Look Who's Talking Now (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Samantha LeBon hatches a scheme to spend a romantic Christmas with her new employee -- the unsuspecting, blithesome James -- his wife, their kids and their two dogs, Rocks and Daphne, must rescue him before he makes a terrible mistake.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, witty, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: puppy, dog, pets, family relations, family, parents and children, family life, heroes, love and romance, save the day, nothing goes right, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Window Wonderland (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With the Christmas season fast approaching, department store window decorator Sloan Van Doren is hoping to take over the recently-vacated head window designer spot but finds she has to prove herself by going up against rival Jake Dooley. As the two ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: love triangle, ambition, opposites attract, christmas, rivalry, fall in love, workplace romance, workplace situations, romance, workplace, contests and competitions, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, nanny, when the parents are away, parents and children, mischievous children, disorder, little boy, save the day, rivalry, friendship, friends, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Sam Steele and the Junior Detective Agency (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 13-year-old Sam Steele Jr. forms his own private detective agency to emulate his father, Des Moines detective Sam Steele, and helps track down a jewel thief.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: young heroes, heroes, amateur detective, investigation, save the day, adventure, best friends, youth, escapades, family, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.8
 604
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, feel good, semi serious, light, road movie ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: forceful separation, friendship, on the road, save the day, pets, disorder, family life, road trip, dog, farce, silly humor, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 66
Now Hiring (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An out of work husband takes his wife's advice on exaggerating his work experience. When he does, he accidentally lands a job as a superhero. Now with no powers to speak of, he must become a hero as his city is threatened by a great evil.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, captivating
Plot: good versus evil, fish out of water, superhero, save the day, goofy hero, fighting crime, rivalry, hidden identity, supernatural ability, disorder, supernatural, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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All I Want for Christmas (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two New York City children who launch a hilarious scheme to get what they most want this holiday season.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, kids, date night
Plot: christmas, santa claus, divorced parents, dysfunctional family, family relations, young heroes, eccentric family, couples, hopes, love and romance, mischievous children, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.0
 617
The Santa Con (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Small-time con man Nick DeMarco is ordered by his parole officer to take a minimum-wage job as a department store Santa during the holidays...and he hates it. Near the end of his first shift, he hastily promises a young boy, Billy, that Santa will ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, moral dilemma, parents and children, family, family relations, wish come true, introspection, store, santa claus, love, friendship, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Chilly Christmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old Bobby Cole and his dog Chilly are best friends, living happily in their Southern California beach house. But when Bobby's father Patrick (C. Thomas Howell), a single parent and police detective, accepts a job in New York City, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pets, christmas, dog, family relations, disorder, crimes, youth, parents and children, father son relationship, single parent, best friends, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Christmas in the City (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: With the threat of having to close her father's candy store, Wendy and her six-year-old daughter Grace travel to the big city in hopes of making extra holiday cash to save the store. When she's offered a job in the toy department of ...
Style: feel good, touching, sexy, light, captivating ...
Plot: department store, christmas, city life, store, small town, family relations, new job, family business, parent child relationship, fired from the job, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Author! Author! (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A broadway playwright is burning the candle at both ends. He is dealing with pressure from a production nearing premiere, a wife who is leaving him, and 5 children 4 of which belong to her.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: large family, playwright, single parent, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, starting over, children, actress, family problems, couples, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 5.7
 773
Black Coffee (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Robert picked the wrong time to meet his soul mate! After being fired from his own father's company, he feels like his luck has run out - until Morgan enters into his life.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, romance, love triangle, couples, couple relations, unemployment, friendship, family relations, love and romance, morality, love, stabbing
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
 1K
Love Hurts (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him, middle-aged Ben Bingham slips into a funk and refuses to change out of his pajamas. Justin, Ben's 17-year-old son, has the cure for what ails his depressed dad: he gives Ben a makeover and pushes him out into the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, romance, fall in love, teenage love, parents and children, lifestyle, doctor, looking for love, friendship, dentist, breakup, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Beethoven's 2nd (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Beethoven is back -- and this time, he has a whole brood with him now that he's met his canine match, Missy, and fathered a family. The only problem is that Missy's owner, Regina, wants to sell the puppies and tear the clan apart. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: pets, puppy, dog, rescue, family relations, family, adventure, love and romance, nothing goes right, save the day, heroes, animal life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, montana, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.4
 876
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: parents and children, treasure hunt, family, family life, youth, siblings relations, family relations, friends, camp, forest, summer camp, prank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Father of the Bride (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: George Banks is an ordinary, middle-class man whose 21 year-old daughter Annie has decided to marry a man from an upper-class family, but George can't think of what life would be like without his daughter. He becomes slightly insane, but his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: wedding, wedding preparations and rituals, parents and children, father daughter relationship, family relations, meet the parents, event planner, nothing goes right, disorder, plan gone awry, comedy of errors, human nature ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 50s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, rome italy, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
How to Eat Fried Worms (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: During the first day of his new school year, a fifth grade boy squares off against a bully and winds up accepting a dare that could change the balance of power within the class.
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching
Plot: bully, family, contests and competitions, friendship, parents and children, family relations, couples, friends, rivalry, youth, love and romance, underdog ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
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Santa Baby 2 (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jenny McCarthy reprises her role as Mary Class, Santa's business-minded daughter, to help save Christmas in Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe, the sequel to ABC Family's original hit movie of 2006. Santa's in the midst of a late-life ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, family business, ambition, intrigue, hopes, parents and children, family problems, save the day, relationship vs career, midlife crisis, family relations, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%