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Ace Ventura Jr: Pet Detective (2009)
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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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, rescue, escapades, disorder, obsessive quest, uncover truth, heroes, family, crimes, pets, family relations, parents and children, family life, private detective, amateur detective, young heroes, youth, kidnapping, friends, mystery, farce, child's point of view, empire, kurd, danger
Time: contemporary, 2000s

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Most similar movies to Ace Ventura Jr: Pet Detective

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and realistic films with plots about family, heroes, adventure, young heroes, youth, danger and family relations mostly in Family, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Ace Ventura Jr: Pet Detective: Dadnapped (2009), Beethoven's 5th (2003), Catch That Kid (2004), Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992), Rusty: A Dog's Tale (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dadnapped (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Melissa has a bad case of sibling rivalry, only her competition is a fictional character in her father's best-selling novel about a teenage super spy. When her father is "dadnapped" by a group of overzealous fans, it's up to ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, family, parents and children, adventure, family relations, siblings relations, kidnapping, young heroes, lifestyle, crimes, father daughter relationship, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, family, best friends, chase, partners, escapades, youth, odd couple, adventure ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
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Catch That Kid (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Athletic 12-year-old Maddy (Kristen Stewart) shares an enthusiasm for mountain climbing with her father, Tom (Sam Robards). Unfortunately, Tom suffers a spinal injury while scaling Mount Everest, and his family is unable to afford the surgery that ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: heist, adventure, family relations, family, disorder, bank robbery, heroes, teenage life, crimes, rivalry, computer genius, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
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100%
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Instead of flying to Florida with his folks, Kevin ends up alone in New York, where he gets a hotel room with his dad's credit card—despite problems from a clerk and meddling bellboy. But when Kevin runs into his old nemeses, the Wet Bandits, ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, adventure, holiday, mischievous children, children, home alone, when the parents are away, family relations, young heroes, trap, robbery, homeless ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, chicago illinois, miami, manhattan new york city, florida ...
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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: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, rescue, child custody, dog, family life, disorder, animal life, friends, getting home, orphan, hopes, young heroes ...
Time: 90s
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Air Buddies (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Here’s the delightful tale of teamwork and adventure your whole family will love! Air Bud is the proud father of five adorable puppies - the hip-hopping B-Dawg, lovely Rosebud, mellow Buddha, dirt-loving Mudbud, and the big fella Budderball - with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: puppy, golden retriever, family, pets, friendship, partners, adventure, buddies, disorder, heroic mission, odd couple, daring rescue ...
Time: 2000s
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Beethoven's Treasure Tail (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
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
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100%
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, family relations, friends, crimes, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
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Sam Steele and the Junior Detective Agency (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 13-year-old Sam Steele Jr. forms his own private detective agency to emulate his father, Des Moines detective Sam Steele, and helps track down a jewel thief.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: young heroes, heroes, amateur detective, investigation, save the day, adventure, best friends, youth, escapades, family, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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I Heart Shakey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shakey is a family film about a 35-year-old widower named J.T. O'Neil, his precocious 10-year-old daughter and their devoted mutt Shakey. After moving from a small town to Chicago and missing the fine print in their rental contract, J.T. is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, family, friends, pets, parents and children, disorder, youth, single parent, mischievous children, family life, dog, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
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68%
Hildegarde, a Duck Down Under (2001)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A family's adventure to save one of their own - their beloved pet duck.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, young heroes, adventure, heroes, rescue, youth, pets, family life, brother brother relationship, smuggling, single parent, family ...
Time: contemporary
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67%
Sherlock: Undercover Dog (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Billy, 10, a dreamer, wants to be taken seriously so he can live with his toy-designer father on Catalina Island. Billy's plans get seriously spoilt when Sherlock, a talking police dog, demands his help to rescue his police detective handler ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friends, disorder, family, investigation, partners, young heroes, heroes, pets, rivalry, good versus evil, crimes, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Kids World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: What would you wish for if you were eleven and could have anything in the world? Your parents don't understand you. Your teenage brother is constantly getting you in trouble...for things he did! You're in love with the twelve-year-old girl ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, suspense
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: experiment gone awry, teenage life, child as adult, friendship, young heroes, mischievous children, adventure, disorder, wish come true, family life, rescue, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Crocodiles (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Hannes, growing up with his young, poor and single mother wants to join the coolest gang in the area, the Vorstadtkrokodile. When the ‘entry test’ goes wrong, Hannes’s life is saved by Kai, who is desperate to join too but is ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, friendship, suburban life, suburbs, heroes, street gang, buddies, best friends, teenage life, youth, family, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The story of how Mystery Inc. was formed.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: mystery, family, ghost, investigation, goofy hero, talking dog, adventure, partners, prank, youth, crimes, amateur detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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64%
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Joey (1997)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Billy is a boy who is trying to save a baby kangaroo called Joey when it is caught and taken to Sydney. Linda, the young daughter of the U.S. Ambassador is helping Billy in his task.
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, kangaroo, child in peril, friends, animal life, disorder, rescue, babies and infants, youth, young heroes, mischievous children, adventure ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
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64%
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Dog Gone (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A courageous boy battles a gang of bumbling thieves to rescue a dog carrying a fortune in stolen diamonds.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, caper, rescue, adventure, rivalry, crime gone awry, escapades, disorder, nothing goes right, crimes, odd couple, heist ...
Time: contemporary
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63%
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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, child in peril, disorder, escapades, family, rivalry, mischievous children, youth, rescue, kidnapping, cons and scams ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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The Famous Five 2 (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: For their bicycle tour to Catmoor, the friends Julian, Dick and Anne, their cousin Georgina, called George, and her dog Timmy have long looked forward to. But the camping holiday in the countryside ends with the kidnapping of Dick, confuse the two ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, friends, young heroes, investigation, heroes, family, crimes, escapades, kidnapping, youth, best friends, strong female lead ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Bailey's Billion$ (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sweet and savvy talking golden retriever, Bailey, is one doggone lucky pooch when his devoted owner, Constance Pennington, leaves him her entire billion-dollar fortune. Bailey is lucky, that is, until he becomes the target of an elaborately-designed ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sweet
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: pets, talking dog, inheritance, golden retriever, friendship, mischievous children, cons and scams, family relations, dog, adventure, animal life, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
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61%
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Bingo (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bingo, the runaway circus dog, is off the leash and saving Chuckie's life! Bingo and the boy become the best of friends in this canine comedy featuring doggy disguises and skateboarding, pinball and prison. Chuckie and his parents (Cindy ...
Style: touching, humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, on the road, rescue, friendship, family, adventure, pets, escapades, animal life, silly humor, partners, getting home ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Benji: Off the Leash! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Benji and his friends try to save his mother from a puppy mill.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dog, odd couple, adventure, young heroes, friendship, against the odds, rescue, youth, pets, mischievous children, parents and children, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Zeus and Roxanne (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mary Beth is a marine biologist that gets annoyed when a dog called Zeus stows aboard her research boat. Nevertheless she is intrigued when the intrusive canine makes best-friends with her captive dolphin, Roxanne. She falls in love with Zeus's ...
Style: feel good, touching, sweet, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: dog, dolphins, friendship, adventure, rescue, opposites attract, single parent, family, odd couple, daring rescue, captivity, escapades ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, viking, village, parents and children, rescue, youth, young heroes, family, competition, village chief, heroes, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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A Dog's Tale (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anything is possible when the Professor tells Tim about a supernova that grants wishes. Unfortunately, when Tim's wish doesn't go as planned, he finds himself in a dog's body!
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: child as adult, mischievous children, adventure, wish come true, treasure hunt, heroes, escapades, daring rescue, youth, hopes, disorder, family life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Beethoven's Big Break (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Eddie, a struggling animal trainer and single dad suddenly finds himself the personal wrangler for a large and lovable St. Bernard whose fabulous movie "audition" catapults the dog to stardom. However, a trio of unscrupulous ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, filmmaking, pets, disorder, rescue, odd couple, adventure, mischievous children, hollywood, fish out of water, rivalry, animal trainer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Ace Wonder: Message from a Dead Man (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ace Wonder is a 10-year-old detective, struggling to find a storyline for his latest novel. When his path tangles with Derek Morton, a simple family mystery becomes a very real case of corporate espionage, scientific discovery, and one coldblooded ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, exciting, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: boy hero, adventurer, uncover truth, riddles and clues, investigation, save the day, amateur detective, young heroes, parents and children, family business, crimes, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Cool Dog (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jimmy lives in the tranquil town of Eagle Rock, Louisiana, with his father, stepmother and his best friend Rainy, a German Shepherd. When Jimmy's father gets a promotion, the family must relocate to an apartment in New York City that has a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: forceful separation, friendship, on the road, save the day, pets, disorder, family life, road trip, dog, farce, silly humor, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, family relations, rescue, school, ocean, silly humor, power relations, animal life, disorder, friends, coming of age, save the day ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, kids
Plot: dog, family relations, human dog relationship, saint bernard dog, disorder, parents and children, mistaken identity, fish out of water, pets, escapades, youth, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%