Movies like Dear Dumb Diary

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Dear Dumb Diary (2013)
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Dear Dumb Diary (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Based on the best selling series "Dear Dumb Diary" by Jim Benton. Follow Jamie Kelly as she navigates Mackeral Middle School with the help of her best friend Isabella, her nemesis Angeline and the boy of her dreams Hudson.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, sincere, captivating, light, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: middle school, family, youth, diary, popular girl, school, love and romance, teenage life, female protagonist, teenage girl, overalls, close up of eye, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and semi serious films with plots about family, youth, family relations, teenage life, friends, disorder and parents and children mostly in Family, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Dear Dumb Diary: Jessica Darling's It List (2016), The Other Me (2000), Hatching Pete (2009), Golden Winter (2012), King of the Camp (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Jessica Darling's It List (2016)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Jessica Darling – a smart, witty, opinionated girl heading into 7th grade – was never too concerned about where she'd fit in the middle school hierarchy. But before her first day of school, her older sister — the super popular Bethany, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: teens
Plot: middle school, cheerleading, popular girl, teenage girl, sister sister relationship, teenager, female protagonist, friendship, friends, social relations, girl, school ...
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80%
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Back in middle school after summer vacation, Greg Heffley and his older brother Rodrick must deal with their parents' misguided attempts to have them bond.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family relations, social misfits, high school life, teenage life, family, friends, siblings relations, parents and children, family life, diary, middle school, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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The Other Me (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Will Browning accidently creates a clone of himself when working on a science project.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: cloning, nothing goes right, youth, teenage life, twins, favoritism, disorder, family, school, parents and children, ultimatum, popularity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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100%
Hatching Pete (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pete Ivey (Jason Dolley) is the type of guy who's easily overlooked in the school halls -- unlike his boisterous best friend, Cleatus Poole (Mitchel Musso), who's proudly carrying on the family tradition of spreading school spirit as the ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: school, family tradition, homecoming, teenage life, amateur detective, youth, religions or cults, misfit, rivalry, family, best friends, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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 ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
100%
King of the Camp (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In order to win the heart of counselor Cindy Keyes, kitchen boy Will Cross comes to realize that becoming King of the Camp takes much more than beating tough guy Chase Gunn in a wake boarding competition.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: fall in love, teenage life, ambition, family, rivalry, love and romance, youth, contests and competitions, summer, camp, rock, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
No Limit Kids: Much Ado About Middle School (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Comedy - Bill Cobbs, Lee Meriwether, Blake Michael
Style: feel good, captivating, humorous, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, school, save the day, youth, family, friends, reconciliation, self esteem, theater, society, rivalry, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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36%
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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, treasure hunt, family, family life, youth, siblings relations, family relations, friends, camp, forest, summer camp, prank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 ⇓
35%
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 ⇓
34%
An American Girl: Saige Paints the Sky (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Meet nine-year old Saige, a talented artist with a passion for horses, in this modern-day story about finding your voice! Saige is excited about the new school year, until she discovers that art-her favorite class-has been cut. On top of that, her ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, youth, family relations, school, friendship, balloon, art, horse, friends, female protagonist, teenage girl, singing
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.8
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All Screwed Up (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: FREAKY FRIDAY with a twist. Teenisha (Chyna Lane of PRECIOUS, CADILLAC RECORDS) is your modern geeky teen - smart, suffering from ADD, an outcast at school, and an oddity in her own home. Pete is every girl's dream - star of the sports team, ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: body swapping, teenage life, life turned upside down, disorder, family, youth, switching roles, misfit, high school, high school life, father son relationship, stepmother stepdaughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Christmas Caper (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Grinch-like thief retreats to her hometown in Connecticut after a con goes bad and gets stuck baby-sitting her niece and nephew until their parents can make it home for Christmas. She spends most of her time devising ways to even the score with ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: disorder, family life, homecoming, love and romance, crime gone awry, family relations, dishonesty, christmas, small town, cons and scams, small town life, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Alice Upside Down (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: France, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Still mourning the death of her mother a few years back, ALICE McKINLEY finds her life seriously disrupted when her father BEN buys a store and moves her and her older brother LESTER to a new town. In the painful throes of adolescence, Alice has a ...
Style: realistic, feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: school, adventure, teenage life, family life, family relations, disorder, starting over, family, coming of age, teachers and students, hopes, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Prince and the Pauper: The Movie (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A modern day telling of the Mark Twain classic, The Prince and the Pauper.
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: rich and poor, mistaken identity, disorder, youth, hidden identity, fish out of water, power relations, adventure, family, dishonesty, switching roles, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Uncle Nino (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A distant, slightly dysfunctional family is brought closer together when the father's long-estranged Uncle Nino comes from Italy to Chicago for a surprise visit.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, family life, family gatherings, optimism, couples, society, parents and children, fish out of water, uncle, family reunited, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Story of Tracy Beaker (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: The Story of Tracy Beaker is a television programme adapted from the book of the same name by Jacqueline Wilson. It ran on CBBC for five series, from 2002 to 2005 and also contained a feature length episode, Tracy Beaker's Movie of Me, ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: foster home, foster child, family, island, adoptive mother, farce, female protagonist, british, 10 year old
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: teenage life, family relations, family, parents and children, youth, son, mother, mother son relationship, coming of age
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Short Track (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Carolinian Blake Beckett (Pepper Sweeney), the son of a stock car racing legend, is a 4-time short track racing champion. Blake never made it to the speedways of the National Cup Racing circuit, but surely he could still have a shot? The daily life ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, rise to the top, follow your dream, youth, sport, contests and competitions, hopes, teenage life, family life, ambition, parents and children, nascar ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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33%
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First Dog (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A foster boy is befriended by a lost dog who turns out to belong to the President of the United States. The boy decides to run away from the foster home to return the canine to the White House -- "Because it's the right thing to do!"
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: president, adventure, family, boarding school, on the road, dog, boy, usa president, couples, society, youth, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Hier is Lola! (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A nine-year-old girl who has just moved with her parents to Hamburg, Germany, is desperate for finding a best friend.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: racial slur, single mother, friendship, family relations, parents and children, family, elementary school, youth, little girl, racism, rock star, working mom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Campus Confidential (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: School... there is the popular crowd. Teachers favor some students over others. Because of this, Violet decides to start a school paper, which exposes many embarrassing secrets of popular kids who think they run the campus.
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: high school, high school life, coming of age, social relations, teenage life, teenage love, social misfits, best friends, misfit partners, misfit, lifestyle, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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My Boyfriends' Dogs (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The owners of a small diner are surprised one rainy evening when, just after close, a young woman wearing a wedding dress with three dogs in tow begs to come into their restaurant. What follows is the young woman's retelling of how she arrived ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, couple relations, couples, pets, unfulfillment, singleness, romance
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Switchmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: All Ira Finkelstein wants for Christmas is...Christmas. Unfortunately, his parents are sending him to Florida to be with his Grandparents. Ira's spirit soars as he manages to land in Christmas Town, USA, instead.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, follow your dream, disorder, youth, mischievous children, family relations, friends, family, hopes, switching roles, parents and children, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
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Unfabulous (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Unfabulous is an American children's television series that aired on Nickelodeon. The series is about an "unfabulous" 7th Grade middle school student named Addie Singer, played by Emma Roberts. The show, which debuted in late summer ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, sitcom
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: teenager, friendship, lifestyle, youth, teenage love, middle school, family, best friends, teen angst, popular girl, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While trying to avoid an obsessed girl, rocker Drake Parker meets a young girl, who makes him promise to give her family the best Christmas ever. Later, at the Premiere's first ever Christmas party, a group of teens start to make trouble. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: comedy of errors, mischievous children, nothing goes right, lifestyle, family, youth, family relations, step siblings, disorder, friends, teenage life, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 ⇓
32%
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Acceptance (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: "Acceptance" is a movie that is equivalent of being slapped on the wrist by your mother for not being like everyone. Forget about being different from others and being yourself. In the movie it shows how crazy students and parents can get ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: college, teenage life, family relations, college life, parents and children, family, youth, optimism, obsessive quest, student life, silly humor, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Country Christmas Story (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A starry-eyed young girl journeys from the mountains of Appalachia to the stage at Dollywood, where she discovers the impact of African-Americans on the world of country music - while at the same time competing in a country music competition for ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family relations, ambition, church choir, couples, family, love and romance, holiday, small town, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%