Movies like Now You See Him, Now You Don't

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Now You See Him, Now You Don't (1972)
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Now You See Him, Now You Don't (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dexter Riley is a science student at Medfield College who inadvertently invents a liquid capable of rendering objects and people invisible. Before Dexter and his friends, Debbie and Richard Schuyler, can even enjoy their spectacular discovery, corrupt businessman A.J. Arno plots to get his greedy hands on it. Slapstick hijinks ensue as Dexter and his pals try to thwart the evil Arno before he can use the invisibility spray to rob a bank.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: college, invisibility, chase, heist, heroes, gang, family, youth, crimes, bank, job seeking, supernatural ability, high school life, inventions and discoveries, high school, experiment gone awry, partners, disorder, mad scientist, buddies, criminal heroes, goofy hero, cons and scams, college campus, invention ...

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Most similar movies to Now You See Him, Now You Don't

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and exciting films with plots about family, disorder, adventure, chase, heroes, goofy hero and farce mostly in Comedy, Family and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Now You See Him, Now You Don't: The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969), The Strongest Man in the World (1975), The Million Dollar Duck (1971), The Barefoot Executive (1971), C.H.O.M.P.S. (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Some college students manage to persuade the town's big businessman, A. J. Arno, to donate a computer to their college. When the problem- student, Dexter Riley, tries to fix the computer, he gets an electric shock and his brain turns to a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: college, family, friendship, computer, college student, gangsters, contests and competitions, youth, coming of age, on the run, goofy hero, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Strongest Man in the World (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Strongest Man in the World is a 1975 film starring Kurt Russell as Dexter Riley, a student in the fictional Medfield College. A school laboratory accident mixes one student's vitamin cereal mix with Dexter Riley's chemical experiment. ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: laboratory, rivalry, college, school, experiment, thirtysomething life, power relations, disorder, youth, space and aliens, mad scientist, odd couple ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Million Dollar Duck (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Professor Dooley takes home a duck from his research laboratory as a toy for his son, but soon finds out that it lays golden eggs.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: duck, professor, family, odd couple, experiment gone awry, fish out of water, partners, laboratory, gold, research laboratory, stereotypes, treasure hunt ...
Place: australia, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Barefoot Executive (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the great Disney tradition of wild family fun, a young Kurt Russell stars as Steven Post - an ambitious mailroom clerk at a second-rate TV network. With his eye on the boardroom, and getting nowhere with the studio's top dog, he makes a ...
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, cynical, witty ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, satire, power relations, friends, disorder, media, workplace, obnoxious boss, rise to the top, ambition, pets, journalism ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Misadventures of Merlin Jones (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Merlin Jones, a precocious and intelligent high-school boy, experiments with hypnosis and creates a mind-reading machine. However, his experiments land him in deep trouble with the law.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, psychotronic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mind reading, hypnosis, college life, teenage life, time travel, student life, college, high school, high school life, experiment gone awry, teachers and students, heist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.8
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C.H.O.M.P.S. (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young man invents a robot dog that has super strength, x-ray vision and can detect crimes being committed. A greedy businessman tries to steal the boy's invention from him.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, robot, cons and scams, animal life, disorder, hitman, inventions and discoveries, crimes, androids and robots, rivalry, heroes, family ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Son of Flubber (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Medfield's lovable but hopelessly absent-minded professor -- Ned Brainard (Fred MacMurray) -- bounces back in this classic Disney film with hilarious new mishaps when he experiments with the amazing by-products of his startling anti-gravity ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: college, experiment gone awry, family, family life, disorder, inventions and discoveries, goofy hero, mad scientist, child as adult, fall in love, fish out of water, nothing goes right ...
Time: 60s
Place: pentagon, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Monkey's Uncle (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: College whiz-kid Merlin Jones concocts a method for teaching advanced information to a chimpanzee, then creates a flying machine of his own design, ultimately raising havoc on the campus.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, psychotronic, offbeat
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: college, chimpanzee, american football, school, college life, down on your luck, animal life, sport team, disorder, power relations, farce, underdog ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Madigan's Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disorder, heist, cons and scams, crime gone awry, dishonesty, chase, partners, track down, crimes, goofy hero, money, gangsters ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
No Deposit, No Return (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two rich children devise a way to escape their grandfather and visit their mother. Unfortunately for two hapless safe crackers, they become part of the plan.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: safecracker, kidnapping, airport, friendship, family relations, chase, silly humor, family life, gambling, siblings relations, school, down on your luck ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.3
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Flubber (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Professor Phillip Brainard, an absent minded professor, works with his assistant Weebo, trying to create a substance that's a new source of energy and that will save Medfield College where his sweetheart Sara is the president. He has missed his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: family, mad scientist, inventor, experiment gone awry, university, goofy hero, inventions and discoveries, nothing goes right, disorder, fall in love, father son relationship, bankruptcy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
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Sky High (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a world where superheroes are commonly known and accepted, young Will Stronghold, the son of the Commander and Jetstream, tries to find a balance between being a normal teenager and an extraordinary being.
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, not serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, young heroes, friendship, supernatural ability, superhero, heroes, superhuman powers, family, good versus evil, coming of age, teenage life, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Amos and Theodore, the two bumbling outlaw wannabes from The Apple Dumpling Gang, are back and trying to make it on their own. This time, the crazy duo gets involved in an army supply theft case -- and, of course, gets in lots of comic trouble along ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, farce, gang, friends, disorder, going straight, goofy hero, partners, crimes, orphan, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Three Stooges in Orbit (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The fate of the planet in the hands of Larry, Moe and Curly Joe? That's exactly the situation the trio finds themselves in when they befriend a wacky scientist and must defend his secret invention from a pair of malevolent Martians. Sight gags, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, psychotronic, parody ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: farce, three stooges, catastrophe, submarine, inventions and discoveries, disorder, spacecraft, fugitives, espionage, obsessive quest, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 60s, future, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 ⇓
29%
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Theodore Rex (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In an alternate futuristic society, a tough female police detective is paired with a talking dinosaur to find the killer of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals leading them to a mad scientist bent on creating a new Armageddon.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: dinosaur, murder, family life, animal life, mad scientist, goofy hero, law enforcement, partners, save the world, buddies, unlikely partners, partners against crime ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 3K
Project: ALF (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Family
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Six years ago, the space alien, ALF, was on his way back to his new home...When the Alien Task Force finally caught him. Now, the story continues to where the series ended. ALF is now protected by the Alien Task Force, but the leader wants to ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: benign alien, family, chase, space and aliens, adventure, rescue, on the run, misfit, alien encounter, outer space, puppet, disorder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.8
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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 ⇓
26%
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Remote (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When Randy (Chris Carrara), is forced to stash his remote control toys in a model home, he stumbles across the hideout of three prison escapees. With the use of his remote control toys, Randy manages to apprehend the three fugitives.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, when the parents are away, prodigy, heist, down on your luck, family life, teenage life, isolation, cons and scams, friendship, obsession, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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P.U.N.K.S. (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A group of misfit teens evade a corrupt scientist when they steal and attempt to return a suit that delivers supernatural strength to its wearer.
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: misfit, super strength, adventure, mad scientist, escapades, prodigy, family, teenage life, school, disorder, teenager, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Karate Dog (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When LAPD computer expert Peter Fowler investigates the killing of an old man in Chinatown, he finds the only witness is his dog, Cho Cho. But Fowler soon discovers Cho Cho is the only dog in the world who can speak to humans... not only that, Cho ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: murder, master warrior, martial arts, police detective, vengeance, goofy hero, law enforcement, partners, heroes, unlikely partners, family, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 2.5
 26K
Baby Geniuses (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Scientist hold talking, super-intelligent babies captive, but things take a turn for the worse when a mix-up occurs between a baby genius and its twin.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: baby, babies and infants, mischievous children, mistaken identity, mad scientist, twins, family, adventure, prank, experiment gone awry, disorder, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: pirate, treasure hunt, save the day, adventure, pets, friendship, escapades, family, youth, farce, chase, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 5.4
 469
Moon Pilot (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An Air Force captain inadvertently volunteers to make the first manned flight around the moon. He immediately falls under the watchful protection of various security agencies, but despite all their precautions, a young woman who may be an enemy spy ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: moon, space travel, space wars, alien encounter, parents and children, family, getting home, adventure, chase, benign alien, space and aliens, escapades ...
Time: 60s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.5
 776
The Boatniks (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Young and awkward, The Coast-Guard's ensign Thomas Garland suffers from the comparison with his late father, a war hero. Which does not prevent him from falling for pretty Kate Fairchild, a young woman who runs a sailing school. Of course the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: boat, disorder, farce, ship, down on your luck, heist, escapades, crimes, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, goofy hero, family ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.6
 198
Cybermutt (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Germany, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Rex, a good-natured Golden Retriever, is given bionic super powers by an eccentric scientist, he becomes the target of an evil genius determined to possess the new technology at any cost.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, disorder, heroic mission, family life, superhuman powers, rivalry, crimes, pets, escapades, mistaken identity, experiment gone awry, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.8
 10K
RocketMan (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fred Z. Randall is geeky and obnoxious spacecraft designer, who gets the chance to make his dream come true and travel to Mars as a member of the first manned flight there.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, inspirational, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: astronaut, farce, mars, nasa, space travel, escapades, heroic mission, goofy hero, race against time, space and aliens, misfit, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Abner, the Invisible Dog (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bullied teen stumbles into possession of a top-secret government formula that turns his dog invisible and gives it the power of speech.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, friendship, family, pets, suburbs, youth, birthday, invisibility, animal life, farce, friends, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Absent Minded Professor (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hailed as one of Walt Disney's most hilarious comedies, The Absent-Minded Professor contains two essential elements for laughter - Fred MacMurray and Flubber, his gravity-defying formula for flying rubber!
Style: humorous, not serious, psychotronic, fairy tale, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: experiment gone awry, basketball, professor, inventor, flying car, family, college, misfit, escapades, mad scientist, goofy hero, partners ...
Time: 50s, 80s
Place: washington d.c., usa, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Ernest Goes to Africa (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The title says it all. There's a mix up involving stolen diamonds which Ernest has (naturally) made into a yo-yo and given to his would be girlfriend, Rene. But Rene wants a man of action, and doesn't think that Ernest fits the bill. After ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, road movie, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, family, buddies, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, goofy hero, adventurer, partners, crimes, treasure hunt, escapades ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%