Movies like Recipe for Disaster

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Recipe for Disaster (2003)
 4.8
 319
Recipe for Disaster (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Rebecca Korda and her two brothers, Sam and Max, are left alone on opening night of their family-owned restaurant.
Plot: chef, family relations, restaurant, teenage girl, teenage boy, child protagonist, brother sister relationship, family business, little boy, husband wife relationship, rivalry, brother brother relationship, neighbor, comedy of errors, rivals, rival, opening night

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and realistic films with plots about family relations, family, youth, disorder, mother son relationship, mischievous children and parents and children mostly in Comedy, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Recipe for Disaster: Wedding Daze (2004), Babysitters Beware (2009), House Arrest (1996), Dennis the Menace (1987), Cheaper by the Dozen (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.8
 749
Wedding Daze (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jack and Audrey Landry are a middle-aged couple who have barely gotten the hang of being a pair of "empty nesters" when their three grown daughters -- Teri, Nora, and Dahlia -- end up tumbling back home again. That's not so hard to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family gatherings, parents and children, starting over, couples, disorder, golden years, romance, love and romance, event planner, midlife crisis, sister sister relationship, engagement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: nanny, family relations, when the parents are away, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder, little boy, save the day, friendship, rivalry, friends, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.8
 8K
House Arrest (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: High-schooler Grover Beindorf and his younger sister Stacy decide that their parents, Janet and Ned, are acting childishly when they decide to divorce after 18 years of marriage, so they lock them up in the basement until they'll sort out their ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: divorce, family relations, family, family problems, parents and children, family life, couples, husband wife relationship, children, love, hostage, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Dennis the Menace (1987)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: This movie puts Henk Ketcham's comic figure 'Dennis' into real life: While digging in his front garden, Dennis finds a big bone. To prove it's from a dinosaur, he persuades his father to invite an old buddy of him, Bowen Skyler ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: small town, family relations, disorder, friends, family, youth, mischievous children, young heroes, suburbs, child, neighbor neighbor relationship, motorcycle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Baker brood moves to Chicago after patriarch Tom gets a job coaching football at Northwestern University, forcing his writer wife, Mary, and the couple's 12 children to make a major adjustment. The transition works well until work demands ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: family, large family, chaos, chaos and mayhem, parents and children, family relations, siblings relations, nothing goes right, prank, children, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois, manhattan new york city, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.4
 62K
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: light, humorous, sincere, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, friendship, youth, rich and poor, missing person, children, when the parents are away, family, heroes, mischievous children, cons and scams, conspiracy ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Hoboken Chicken Emergency (1984)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Arthur is asked to pick up a bird for Thanksgiving dinner, so he brings home a 266-pound chicken named Henrietta. The family welcome her with open arms, but the neighbors are not so sure and then Henrietta escapes
Plot: family relations, mayor, thanksgiving, chicken, neighbor, escape
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.0
 22K
Deck the Halls (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two neighbors have it out after one of them decorates his house for the holidays so brightly that it can be seen from space.
Style: feel good, humorous, dark humor, light, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, parents and children, neighbor, suburbs, small town, feud, rivalry, couple relations, social relations, family, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, england, massachusetts, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 3.3
 49
Summerdog (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this heart-tugging kids movie, a vacationing family finds an abandoned mutt and kindly decide to name him Hobo and take him to their home in the big city. When their wicked landlord finds out about the pooch, he threatens to boot them out. ...
Plot: family relations, landlord, dog, vacation, pets
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Dennis the Menace Strikes Again! (1998)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Barricade the doors. Lock the windows. Because he's baaaack. That one-boy wrecking crew, Dennis the Menace, returns for more mischief and mayhem. Based on the comic strip and TV show about a mischievous little boy with a gift for the ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, suburbs, parents and children, silly humor, cons and scams, youth, family, nothing goes right, dishonesty, mischievous children, aging, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.6
 452K
Home Alone (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin's house, the plucky kid stands ...
Style: humorous, light, not serious, funny, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, family, holiday, when the parents are away, home invasion, kids and family, child protagonist, youth, danger, neighbor, children ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, america, paris france, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
My Mama Said Yo Mama's a Dyke (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: My Mama Said Yo Mama's a Dyke is an urban "mockumentary" tale about a group of teens who become fed up with their lesbian moms so they decide to enlist them into this uncanny camp that specializes in "de-lesbianism".
Plot: lesbian mother, teenage boy, divorce, gay parent, lesbian interest, gay african american, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, lesbian, brother sister relationship, african american, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Little Miss Millions (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Private detective Nick is hired to bring back Heather, who ran away from her stepmother to find her real mother.
Plot: runaway, friends, mother, road trip, car chase, kidnapping, christmas, private detective, family relations, evil stepmother, little girl, heiress ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: comedy of errors, mischievous children, nothing goes right, youth, lifestyle, family relations, shopping mall, friends, family, teenage life, siblings relations, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.9
 357
The Retrievers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the Lowry Family moves from New York to Placerville in California, a golden retriever comes to their house. The family starts to take care of her and the retriever, now named Pilot, has puppies. They give all of the puppies away, but later ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, pets, family life, animal life, dog, golden retriever, friends, family, countryside, puppy, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, feel good, touching, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: family, siblings relations, childhood, family relations, job interview, friends, parents and children, young heroes, mischievous children, bad luck, school, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Beethoven's 3rd (2000)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Everyone's favorite St. Bernard returns in this family film about man's best friend. Richard Newton, his wife Beth and kids Brennan and Sara shove off in their camper for a road trip. Along the way, they gain a new passenger: slobbery ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: pets, family life, family relations, dog, misfit, escapades, partners, fish out of water, on the road, parents and children, reunion, silly humor ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Boys Will Be Boys (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two young brothers talk their strict father Lloyd Clauswell into allowing them to babysit themselves for the first time while their parents attend a corporate barbecue...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, police detective, twins, nothing goes right, young heroes, youth, silly humor, chaos and mayhem, family gatherings, mischievous children, danger, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 4.5
 230
One Small Hero (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Joey Cooper is a small boy who wants more than anything to be a member of the "Wilderness Club." But he has failed over and over again to pass the test and was not allowed to join. But when Joey gets home after his latest failure, he finds ...
Style: emotional, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: kidnapping, anti heroes, rivalry, daring rescue, escapades, heroes, anti hero, in the woods, against the odds, adventure, danger, save the day ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Beethoven's 4th (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The family is pleasantly surprised and puzzled when Beethoven suddenly becomes obedient. Turns out it's a prince and the pauper scenario, with the real Beethoven now living with a pompous rich family.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, dog, countryside, social differences, escapades, anti heroes, partners, heroes, odd couple, misfit, young heroes, mischievous children ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Third-grader Judy Moody sets out to have the most thrilling summer of her life.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, summer vacation, competition, young heroes, mischievous children, youth, disorder, theme park, family, escapades, friendship, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
My Brother and Me (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: My Brother and Me is a sitcom on Nickelodeon that premiered on October 15, 1994, and ran until February 2, 1995. The show is about a family living in the West Side of Charlotte, North Carolina, who experience the highs and lows of everyday life. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, touching, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, african american, siblings relations, youth, family relations, friends, brother brother relationship, father daughter relationship, little boy, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, touching, semi serious
Plot: bully, parents and children, friendship, contests and competitions, family, friends, couples, family relations, love and romance, youth, rivalry, underdog ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Richie Rich: A Christmas Story (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After getting blamed for spoiling Christmas, the richest kid in the world wishes he'd never been born. Unfortunately, a wishing machine, invented by professor Keenbean, picked up the wish and made it come true. Now Richie finds himself in a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, parallel world, family life, imaginary, mischievous children, family, misfit, disorder, youth, snow, mud, child ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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, family relations, rivalry, parents and children, youth, tournament, video game, contests and competitions, computers and web ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Just the Ten of Us (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Just the Ten of Us is an American sitcom starring stand-up comedian Bill Kirchenbauer as Coach Graham Lubbock, a teacher and the head of a large Catholic family with eight children living in Eureka, California. The series is a spin-off of Growing ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: teenage girl, large family, teacher, catholic school, coach, little boy, brother sister relationship, little girl, gym teacher, boy, school, twin ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.1
 672
Grand Champion (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 'Grand Champion' weaves the tale of a spunky young boy named Buddy and his prize-winning calf, Hokey, as they climb from the underdog position and up through the ranks of several Texas stock shows to ultimately win the coveted title of ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: rise to the top, rivalry, ambition, human spirit, underdog, friendship, redemption, buddies, hopes, family life, small town, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 2K
Trading Mom (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The Martin kids learn of a magic spell that will take them to the 'mommy market' so they can get a more user friendly model. After giving a few other moms a try, they want their own back. But that is not so easy.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, single parent, magic, teenage girl, child as adult, siblings relations, family life, youth, nothing goes right, coming of age, mischievous children, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.0
 162
Novel for Men (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tragicomic story of three siblings whose lives changed dramatically after losing their parents during the Communist regime. The oldest, Cyril (Miroslav Donutil), grew up to be a corrupt judge who lives for luxury and takes whatever he wants ...
Plot: politician, brother brother relationship, family relations, restaurant, cynicism, brother sister relationship, cynical man
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Leave It to Beaver (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Cleavers are an all-American family living in Ohio - wise father Ward, loving mother June, teen-age son Wally and 8-year-old "Beaver" Theodore. Beaver hopes to get a bike as a gift from his father and to please him tries out for his school ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, melancholic, football movie ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: when the parents are away, family relations, family, parents and children, family life, prank, nothing goes right, mischievous children, child as adult, friendship, high school life, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 50s, 1990s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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