Movies like Missing Link 1999

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Missing Link (1999)
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Missing Link (1999)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young boy develops a passion for archeology and tries to unravel the truth about his ancestry.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, youth, riddles and clues, family, family relations, parents and children, obsessive quest, small town life, chaos and mayhem, curses spells and rituals, small town, escapades, coming of age, young heroes, female nudity, expedition, single mother, boy, supernatural power, boy genius, runaway child, anthropologist, missing father, father son reunion, model airplane
Time: 90s, 50s, 1950s
Place: congo, holland, brussels, belgium

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Most similar movies to Missing Link

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and light films with plots about family, youth, family relations, disorder, young heroes, adventure and parents and children mostly in Family, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Missing Link: Boys Will Be Boys (1999), Santa Hunters (2014), Beethoven's Treasure Tail (2014), Blizzard (2003), Mr. Troop Mom (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: police detective, family relations, twins, child in peril, silly humor, siblings relations, family gatherings, parents and children, chaos and mayhem, child as adult, when the parents are away, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
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95%
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Santa Hunters (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Four children trIn Santa Hunters, Alex and his cousins Zoey (Yde) and Richard (Coronel) create an elaborate setup of traps to catch Santa on tape, but their plan backfires when they realize that seeing Santa will cause him to lose his Christmas ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family, youth, track down, adventure, escapades, santa claus, friendship, heroes, legends and myths, young heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Beethoven's Treasure Tail (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After everyone's favorite St. Bernard gets fired from a movie, Beethoven begins the long journey home with his trainer, Eddie. On their way, they become stranded in a small coastal town where the beloved canine befriends a young boy who is ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: treasure hunt, save the day, adventure, pets, friendship, pirate, escapades, family, youth, farce, chase, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.8
 1K
Blizzard (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young girl's aunt tells her the tale of a young ice skater and an enchanted reindeer.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, teaching the ways of the world, self discovery, mischievous children, young heroes, friendship, parents and children, youth, family life, hopes, miraculous event, fish out of water ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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, family life, treasure hunt, family, siblings relations, family relations, friends, camp, youth, summer camp, forest, prank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Slappy and the Stinkers (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Five 2nd-grade kids who don't follow strict rules by their school principal Brinway are dubbed "Stinkers" by him. On the class visit to an aquarium the Stinkers decide that a sea lion called Slappy doesn't feel too good there, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: sea lion, rescue, family relations, school, coming of age, save the day, misfit, young heroes, dedicated educator, youth, heroes, underdog ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Yoko (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Austria, Sweden
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pia's life, a girl from a small German town, changes when surprisingly, finds in her garden a huge black monster. She soon discovers that the mysterious creature, which called Yoko, is actually a kind yeti spiritually protecting animals and ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: yeti, friendship, family relations, friends, adventure, youth, family, escapades, young heroes, parents and children, mountain, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: himalaya, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.7
 154
Ozzie (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: New Zealand, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ozzie is a young koala living in Australia. He is kidnapped by two goons (Buzz and Tank) who work for Max Happy, president of Happy Toys. Legend says that Ozzie speaks English and Max wants to clone Ozzie into hundreds of koalas and sell them for a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, neo screwball comedy
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, family life, disorder, child in peril, escapades, family, rivalry, mischievous children, youth, rescue, kidnapping, cons and scams ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Buster's World (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The television series was based on a play by Danish author Bjarne Reuter. In 1984 Reuter published his collection Tre skuespil ("Three Plays"); a collection containing also En dag i Hector Hansens liv ("A Day in the Life of Hector ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, wizards and magicians, family, artists and showbiz, young heroes, performer's life, coming of age, hopes, youth, misfit, teasing, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Ace Ventura Jr: Pet Detective (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "I will try to be normal" 12-year-old Ace Ventura Jr. promises. Thats cool, except whats normal for him is finding missing mutts, kidnapped kitties or gone gators and creating hilarious chaos every step of the way.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: disorder, rescue, obsessive quest, escapades, adventure, uncover truth, family relations, heroes, pets, young heroes, amateur detective, family ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: humorous, feel good, light, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: christmas, family life, family, youth, eccentric family, holiday, society, adventure, adaptation, hopes, destiny, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Bibi Blocksberg (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In order to save some kids who are about to die in a fire, Bibi, the daughter of a prestigious witch, manages to trigger a heavy rain with her powers. The head of all witches gives her an award called "Crystal Ball", reserved for older ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: teenage life, curses spells and rituals, witch, family, parents and children, youth, family relations, magic, wizards and magicians, small town life, friends, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Bennie Stout (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Fisherman’s son Benjamin - Bennie - Stout is a boy with a heart of gold who always gets himself into trouble. His St. Nicholas wish list includes a pedal car, just like the one the sneaky mayor’s son Roderick has. These are the depression years ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, family life, adventure, family relations, youth, escapades, small town life, small town, disorder, santa claus, imaginary kingdom, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Rusty: A Dog's Tale (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two orphans named Jory and Tess live with their grandparents. However, their cousins Bart and Bertha try to take them away because the two kids have trust funds from their dead parents. When Bart and Bertha kidnap the newborn puppies, Rusty the dog ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, rescue, dog, child custody, disorder, animal life, friends, family life, getting home, orphan, hopes, young heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Beethoven's 5th (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When Sara takes Beethoven to spend summer vacation with wacky Uncle Freddie in an old mining town, the mischievous canine "digs up" the missing clue to a legendary hidden fortune of Rita and Moe ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family relations, dog, family life, friendship, friends, family, best friends, chase, partners, escapades, youth, odd couple ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Castle Ra-Tim-Bum (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young wizard must create new spells in his magic book before the planets align. His uncle and aunt, powerful mages themselves, help him achieve that. Based on the award-winning Brazilian TV series.
Style: exciting, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, curses spells and rituals, family life, wizards and magicians, supernatural, young heroes, save the day, supernatural ability, escapades, adventure, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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%
One Crazy Cruise (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: A family goes on a cruise but not all is what it seems. The next day they wake up with no memories of last night, which gets them in a LOT of trouble!
Style: exciting, light, witty, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, siblings relations, adventure, escapades, family relations, mischievous children, youth, disorder, goofy hero, nothing goes right, friendship, cruise ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Wickie the Mighty Viking (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Vicky is a viking-boy who lives with his parents Halvar and Ylva in the small village Flake. He is a typical viking boy, but rather fearful. He is also not very strong but smart. One day he sails with the grown up vikings out to the sea and to ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, feel good, humorous, parody ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, viking, village, parents and children, rescue, youth, young heroes, family, competition, village chief, heroes, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Beverly Hills Family Robinson (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Marsha Robinson, host of a TV cooking show, takes her family on a working vacation to a South Seas Island, but their yacht is hijacked by pirates, and then shipwrecked, and the Robinsons must survive Marsha's complaints while they build a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, pirate, shipwreck, survival, fish out of water, family life, escapades, island, screwball, disorder, cooking and food, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Metro Chase (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This family comedy is about, Zack, an 8-year old American boy who is separated from his 18-year old sister, as they arrive in Paris for a family vacation. Seth, and friends track Zack down.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, chase, adventure, young heroes, disorder, kids in trouble, silly humor, child in peril, crimes, coming of age, youth, amateur detective ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, family relations, human dog relationship, pets, escapades, youth, partners, parents and children, mistaken identity, fish out of water, disorder, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Little Nicholas (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nicolas has a happy existence, parents who love him, a great group of friends with whom he has great fun, and all he wants is that nothing changes. However, one day, he overhears a conversation that leads him to believe that his life might change ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, family relations, plan gone awry, friendship, friends, parents and children, family life, little boy, school, children, family, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Pinocchio (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Roberto Benigni adapts the classic children's tale by Carlo Collodi for the big-budget family-oriented comedy Pinocchio.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: fish out of water, obsessive quest, mischievous children, adventurer, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, disorder, young heroes, escapades, rescue, misfit ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Max Embarrassing 2 (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An amusing coming of age tale from Lotte Svendsen's Max-universe. Now 14, Max is about to decide on an internship and is finding it difficult to choose. He settles, against his mother's wishes, for a bank internship. But mother Agnethe, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, feel good, light
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: family relations, teenage life, family, parents and children, youth, son, mother, mother son relationship, coming of age
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Gabe the Cupid Dog (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Eric and Marsha break off their long-term relationship, journalist Eric is able to weather it pretty well. He still has his long time canine companion Gabe, and his boss, Ms Andrews, wants to send him to London to open an office. But first Ms ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: talking dog, fall in love, pets, romance, disorder, wooing, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, parents and children, escapades, single parent, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Billy and Buddy (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Buddy is an abandoned young cocker spaniel waiting dejectedly in his cage for a kind, new owner to adopt him. Suddenly, Billy, a little boy whose hair is as red as Buddy's, appears. It's love at first sight and the beginning of a great ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, contemplative
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: parents and children, family relations, family, boy and dog, silly humor, pets, babies and infants, disorder, youth, dog
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 2K
Quints (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jamie Grover (Kimberly J. Brown) is an only child who has always wanted out from the constant attention her parents give her. Her wish is finally granted when she finds out her mother is pregnant, but when she turns out to have quints, Jamie's ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family relations, baby, life turned upside down, child as adult, family life, youth, family, siblings relations, parents and children, teenage life, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Jim and the Pirates (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jim Olsson, eight years old, lives in a small, boring town.His father has passed away recently but comes back in Jim's fantasies to tell stories. In his daydreams Jim has all kinds of adventures.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, parents and children, small town life, family relations, social relations, dealing with death, youth, supernatural, adventure, family, ghost, dreaming ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Kids Who Saved Summer (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A group of youngsters trying to save their playground from an unscrupulous developer who wants to build a factory there.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, family relations, mischievous children, youth, family, disorder, friends, family life, factory, friendship, deception, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%