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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: Family, Comedy, 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: humorous, exciting, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: college, chase, invisibility, student, crimes, heist, youth, gang, family, heroes, inventions and discoveries, supernatural ability, partners, job seeking, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, high school life, danger, bank, chases and races, buddies, high school, criminal heroes, disorder, goofy hero ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and entertaining films with plots about family, disorder, chase, adventure, 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, friendship, computer, family, gangsters, contests and competitions, coming of age, on the run, goofy hero, youth, computer system, 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: offbeat, feel good, humorous, not serious
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: laboratory, rivalry, college, school, milk, experiment, student, cow, youth, family, contests and competitions, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: professor, duck, family, fish out of water, experiment gone awry, odd couple, partners, laboratory, research laboratory, gold, stereotypes, treasure hunt ...
Place: australia, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Barefoot Executive (1971)
Genre: Family, Comedy
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, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, rise to the top, pets, media, workplace, journalism, obnoxious boss, ambition, friends ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Misadventures of Merlin Jones (1964)
Genre: Family, Comedy, 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: humorous, feel good, not serious, psychotronic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: mind reading, hypnosis, high school life, college, power relations, friends, disorder, buddies, adventure, heist, experiment gone awry, teachers and students ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.9
 720
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: humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: robot, dog, heroes, criminal heroes, rivalry, crimes, criminal's revenge, profanity, cons and scams, disorder, hitman, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: college, experiment gone awry, family, family life, disorder, inventions and discoveries, goofy hero, mad scientist, fish out of water, nothing goes right, fall in love, child as adult ...
Time: 60s
Place: pentagon, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Monkey's Uncle (1965)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 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: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: college, flying machine, chimpanzee, underdog, farce, college life, school, down on your luck, power relations, animal life, sport team, disorder ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.2
 571
Superdad (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A dad tries to impress the daughter -- a soon-to-be college student he thinks is hanging around with a bad crowd.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, eccentric family, midlife crisis, teenage life, college, child as adult, parents and children, couples, friends, breakup, family life ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, dishonesty, crime, track down, chase, goofy hero, crime gone awry, partners, crimes, money ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.3
 83K
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, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: mad scientist, experiment gone awry, inventor, family, university, goofy hero, inventions and discoveries, disorder, fall in love, nothing goes right, father son relationship, bankruptcy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, farce, gang, rivalry, orphan, crimes, goofy hero, going straight, partners, heroes, disorder, family life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 77K
Sky High (2005)
Genre: Adventure, 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, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: young heroes, high school, friendship, superhero, supernatural ability, good versus evil, superhuman powers, coming of age, heroes, parents and children, best friends, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 2.4
 4K
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, imaginary, danger, save the world, law enforcement, buddies, mad scientist, goofy hero, partners against crime, unlikely partners, partners ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: children, friends, gang, save the day, family relations, family, youth, goofy hero, eccentric family, taxi, disorder, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 2.6
 25K
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: mistaken identity, babies and infants, baby, mad scientist, twins, family, adventure, imaginary, prank, goofy hero, danger, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: safecracker, family relations, chase, friendship, kidnapping, airport, crime gone awry, family, goofy hero, crimes, buddies, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.9
 1K
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, humorous, stylized
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: misfit, super strength, escapades, adventure, prodigy, mad scientist, teenager, school, teenage life, imaginary, family, disorder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.2
 297
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, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: heist, golden retriever, friendship, family, youth, crimes, disorder, christmas, dog, friends, family relations, talking dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.2
 556
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: humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, prodigy, when the parents are away, nothing goes right, crimes, heroes, youth, danger, disorder, goofy hero, prank, family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, offbeat, psychotronic, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: experiment gone awry, inventor, flying car, professor, basketball, family, college, nothing goes right, partners, escapades, misfit, disorder ...
Time: 1950s, 80s, 50s
Place: washington d.c., usa, u.s. capitol building
⇓ 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, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: treasure hunt, pets, adventure, save the day, friendship, farce, animal life, youth, escapades, danger, pirate, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.5
 372
Moon Pilot (1962)
Genre: Family, Comedy, 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: humorous, offbeat, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: moon, chases and races, danger, heroes, getting home, space and aliens, chase, adventure, benign alien, family, satire, airplane ...
Time: 60s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: murder, master warrior, police detective, martial arts, animal life, heroes, fighting crime, goofy hero, law enforcement, crimes, vengeance, unlikely partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.5
 660
The Boatniks (1970)
Genre: Family, Comedy
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: feel good, witty, humorous, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: boat, coast guard, danger, escapades, goofy hero, romance, rescue, farce, criminal heroes, crimes, family, disorder ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.4
 181
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: heroic mission, family life, animal life, disorder, family, pets, escapades, daring rescue, rivalry, crimes, superhuman powers, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.9
 9K
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, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: astronaut, farce, mars, nasa, space travel, heroic mission, escapades, danger, misfit, nothing goes right, race against time, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
How to Build a Better Boy (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mae and Gabby are two friends who go everywhere together but they are not very popular in their school. Their classmates always pressure because they have not had a boyfriend so to avoid further setbacks, the girls put in place a plan to create the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light
Audience: pre-teens, teen comedy
Plot: robot, teenage love, high school, looking for love, disorder, youth, best friends, love and romance, parents and children, social relations, family relations, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Short Circuit 2 (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Robot Johnny Five comes to the city and gets manipulated by criminals who want him for their own purposes.
Style: humorous, semi serious, futuristic, touching, complex ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, kids
Plot: heist, robot, androids and robots, police, robbery, entrepreneur, hitman, helicopter, boat, punk, friendship, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ 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, feel good, semi serious, idiotic, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, yo yo, family, silly humor, disorder, friends, heist, escapades, nothing goes right, partners, adventurer ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%