Movies like Me and the Kid

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Me and the Kid (1993)
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Me and the Kid (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A lonely and emotionally neglected rich kid forms an attachment to one of the men who kidnap him during a botched robbery of his father's safe.
Plot: police, family relations, kidnapping, brooklyn bridge, puppy, con artists, millionaire, car theft, allergy, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, asthma, ford mustang, ferris wheel, fear of heights, carjacking

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Most similar movies to Me and the Kid

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about family relations, kidnapping, police, crimes, family, runaway and parents and children mostly in Comedy, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Me and the Kid: Baby's Day Out (1994), Savannah Smiles (1982), Still Here (2020), Emma's Shadow (1988), Princess and the Pony (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 49K
Baby's Day Out (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Baby Bink couldn't ask for more; he has adoring (if somewhat sickly-sweet) parents, he lives in a huge mansion, and he's just about to appear in the social pages of the paper. Unfortunately, not everyone in the world is as nice as Baby ...
Style: light, humorous, not serious, funny, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: babies and infants, mischievous children, escapades, chase, kidnapping, stupidity, prank, missing child, adventure, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Savannah Smiles (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The young daughter of a politician runs away due to lack of attention. She hides in the car of two not too bright crooks who are slowly converted into parent figures as the police web closes down on the supposed kidnappers.
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: kidnapping, runaway, family relations, neglect, politician, police, ransom, family, family problems, disorder, adventure, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: utah, salt lake city utah, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.6
 841
Still Here (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Monique Watson goes missing in Brooklyn, New York. Police are not doing anything to find a lead, instead they go after the family. The subject drops on the desk of the young journalist, Christian Baker.
Style: suspenseful, rough, thought provoking, psychological
Plot: african american, discrimination, police, kidnapping, missing girl, ignorance, media, investigative reporter, journalism, family relations, empathy, journalist
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.7
 325
Emma's Shadow (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Emma (Line Kruse) is an eleven year-old only child from a wealthy Danish family. Emma's parents seem more interested in their own interests than in her. One evening when Emma overhears her mother talking about how tragic it must be to have your ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: kidnapping, family relations, friendship, on the run, crimes, coming of age, mischievous children, youth, maturity, garbage collector, mobbing, police ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Princess and the Pony (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sheltered young princess is sent to live with relatives in America, where she befriends a pony held captive by a shady carnival owner.
Style: captivating, sincere, entertaining, light, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, rescue, family relations, fish out of water, disorder, youth, carnival, kidnapping, castle, heroine, pony, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Alone in the Woods (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Justin (Brady Bluhm) finds himself hitching a ride with two kidnappers when he climbs aboard the wrong van -- thinking it's his family's vehicle -- and gets separated from his parents. When the bumbling crooks hatch a plan to ...
Plot: child abduction, abduction, child protagonist, boy, brother sister relationship, child in peril, rescue, thanksgiving, dumb criminal, heiress, father daughter relationship, vacation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.0
 323
Hoods (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Angelo, together with a group of five other people, is ordered by his father, an Italian mobster, to kill the son of an enemy of his, who has destroyed one of his buildings with a bomb. The problems grow bigger when they discover that the person ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bandit, child in peril, crimes, buddies, criminal's revenge, gangsters, criminal heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, hitman, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.7
 70K
Beethoven (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Newton family live in their comfortable home, but there seems to something missing. This "hole" is filled by a small puppy, who walks into their home and their lives. Beethoven, as he is named, grows into a giant of a dog... a St ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, funny, sincere ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: dog, puppy, pets, family, children, family relations, saint bernard dog, parents and children, nothing goes right, animal actor, family life, animal life ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 6.1
 803
The R.M. (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jared Phelps (Kirby Heyborne) has completed two years of full-time missionary service for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. His mission president has promised him that he will be blessed for his service, and he thinks he has it all ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, intense, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: missionary, family relations, couples, lifestyle, innocence lost, down on your luck, mormon, police, arrested, job seeking, airport, jail ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Sugarland Express (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Married small-time crooks Lou-Jean and Clovis Poplin lose their baby to the state of Texas and resolve to do whatever it takes to get him back. Lou-Jean gets Clovis out of jail, and the two steal their son from his foster home, in addition to taking ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, road movie ...
Audience: kids
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, helicopter, chase, police, prison, sniper, gas station, on the road, texas ranger, road trip, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.6
 142
Lily in Winter (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lily Covington, a Manhattan housekeeper, embarks on a trip to the rural Alabama town of her youth. To Lily's surprise, her employer's nine-year-old son Michael stows away for the ride. Together, Lily and Michael realize just how alike and ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, emotional, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, interracial relations, bittersweet, racism, kidnapping, missing person, nanny, society, switching roles, on the run, crimes, african american ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, alabama, usa, manhattan new york city, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Parent Trap: Hawaiian Honeymoon (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inheriting a family resort in Hawaii, the Wyatts find it in such a run-down condition that they decide to sell it after trying to fix it up. Amidst confusing goings-on among the triplet teenage girls and the boys they meet, Jeffrey meets an old high ...
Plot: twins, family relations, sister sister relationship, female director
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Preppie Murder (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is the story of a young woman who was found dead. Now the police investigate, and evidence points to a man she was seen leaving a party with. Now when questioned, he claims that her death was accidental, as a result of rough sex. Now her family ...
Plot: sex, police, death, murder, crimes of passion, court, park
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 ⇓
42%
One Christmas Eve (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A series of mishaps threaten a recently divorced mom's attempts to make her two kids' first Christmas "without dad" perfect.
Style: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: nothing goes right, single parent, family, family relations, disorder, parents and children, christmas eve, christmas, life turned upside down, fall in love, puppy, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.4
 279
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: tense, serious, realistic, emotional, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, forest, against the odds, adventure, save the day, rivalry, heroes, escapades, daring rescue, family relations, camping, death of father ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.9
 3K
Father Hood (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Deadbeat dad kidnaps his kids from the bus to an abusive foster home and they go on a run. The cops are after them, they bicker constantly and his idea of a way out is grim, yet this dangerous ride might just turn them into a family.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, road movie, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: kidnapping, chase, on the run, convict, highway, reporter, road trip, criminal, on the road, heist, family life, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Brooklyn Lobster (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Giorgio's Lobster Farm has been a tradition in Brooklyn for over 65 years. Manned by an eccentric crew and serving the best seafood in the state
Style: humorous, emotional, atmospheric, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: family business, family relations, save the day, family problems, restaurant, working class, estrangement, society, family in crisis, parents and children, siblings relations, bank ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, kidnapping, mother, friends, road trip, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, rich girl, private detective, girl, child, heiress, child protagonist ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.1
 154K
Marley & Me (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A newly married couple who, in the process of starting a family, learn many of life's important lessons from their trouble-loving retriever, Marley. Packed with plenty of laughs to lighten the load, the film explores the highs and lows of ...
Style: touching, sad, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: dog, pets, friendship, family, family relations, couple relations, marriage, parenthood, journalist, couples, family life, life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, ireland, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Necessary Parties (1988)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Chris Mills goes to court to prevent his parents from ending their marriage.
Plot: family relations, marriage, lawsuit, disturbed child, high school friend, lawyer, brother sister relationship, grandfather grandson relationship, boy hero, teenager, junior high school, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 2K
Angels Sing (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: As a child, Michael Walker wished every day could be Christmas. That is, until a tragic accident crushed his holiday spirit. Thirty years later, Michael still can't muster any joy for the holidays, despite encouragement from his playful wife ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, family relations, family life, haunted by the past, mysterious character, youth, parents and children, friendship, family
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Who's Your Daddy (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When one of them is about to become a father, three friends must make a decision that will change their lives forever.
Style: realistic, feel good, entertaining, humorous, light ...
Plot: friendship, kidnapping, father son relationship, family relations, love, friends, husband wife relationship, friendship between men, love and romance, crimes, group of friends, fatherhood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 6.6
 2K
Manny & Lo (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A pregnant teen and her younger sister run away from foster homes and kidnap a woman whom they believe can help with the pregnancy.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, pregnancy, on the road, hostage, orphan, robbery, police, dream, coming of age, runaway, teenage life, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, family relations, kidnapping, airport, friendship, chase, silly humor, disorder, friends, family life, gambling, siblings relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Mr. White Mr. Black (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Hoshiarpur based Gopi's dying father asks him to locate Kishen and hand-over a piece of land to him, and subsequently passes away. Gopi heads out to Goa and this is where he will be taken for a ride not only by Kishen, but also by Kishen's ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: heist, parents and children, cons and scams, family relations, dishonesty, crimes, gangsters, con artists, police, diamond, martial arts, blonde ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.3
 20K
Blank Check (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bullied by his siblings and nagged by his parents, 11-year-old Preston is fed up with his family -- especially their frugality. But he gets his chance to teach them a lesson when a money-laundering criminal nearly bulldozes Preston with his car and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: destiny, bank, gangsters, family, forgery, family relations, crime gone awry, misfit, crimes, rich kid, nothing goes right, mischievous children ...
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Dangerous Davies (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When D. C. Dangerous Davies, not held in high regard by his superiors, is assigned to find a notorious criminal kingpin, he uncovers the details of 15 year old cold case.
Plot: police, police brutality, police detective, ambassador, sex shop, murder, rape, fortune teller, cold case, trailer, canal
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
 6K
The Border (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A corrupted border agent decides to clean up his act when an impoverished woman's baby is put up for sale on the black market.
Style: serious, rough, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, corruption, police, kidnapping, emigration, crimes, rich and poor, opposites attract, family relations, interracial relations, immigrants, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: mexico, texas, latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Money for Nothing (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When unemployed dockworker Joey Coyle finds $1.2 million that fell off of an armored car, he decides to do the logical thing: take the money and run. After all, he says, finders keepers. He turns to his ex-girlfriend Monica, who works in an ...
Style: realistic, humorous, light, intense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crimes, heist, disorder, friends, dishonesty, nothing goes right, money, friendship, unemployment, police, chase, runaway ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: philadelphia, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%