Movies like The Family Jewels

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The Family Jewels (1965)
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The Family Jewels (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young heiress must choose between six uncles, one of which is up to no good and out to harm the girl's beloved bodyguard who practically raised her.
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: gangsters, orphan, inheritance, uncle niece relationship, crimes, youth, heroes, family relations, misfit, rich and poor, parents and children, adoption, babies and infants, social differences, society, mischievous children, custody, rise to the top, disorder, siblings relations, fish out of water, odd couple, goofy hero, young heroes, switching roles ...
Time: 60s

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Most similar movies to The Family Jewels

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and semi serious films with plots about disorder, farce, family relations, fish out of water, misfit, catastrophe and silly humor mostly in Comedy, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like The Family Jewels: The Patsy (1964), Who's Minding the Store? (1963), Hardly Working (1980), The Ladies Man (1961), The Errand Boy (1961). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Patsy (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a star comedian dies, his comedy team decides to train a 'nobody' to play the Star in a big TV show (a Patsy). But the man chosen, bellboy Stanley Belt (Lewis), can't do anything right. The TV show is getting closer, and Stanley ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, biting, cynical, suspense ...
Plot: messenger, nothing goes right, misfit, goofy hero, artists and showbiz, ambition, lifestyle, desire for fame, media, rising to stardom, disorder, filmmaking ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Who's Minding the Store? (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jerry Lewis plays Norman Phiffer, a proud man in a humble life, who doesn't know that his girlfriend, Barbara, is heir to the Tuttle Department Store dynasty. Mrs. Tuttle, Barbara's mother, is determined to split the two lovers, and hires ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, light, feel good ...
Plot: farce, department store, family relations, rise to the top, parents and children, wooing, romance, disorder, workplace, goofy hero, mistaken identity, store ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.8
 843
Hardly Working (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In Jerry Lewis's first film in a decade, he plays Bo Hooper, an unemployed circus clown who can't seem to hold down a job. The film opens with a brief montage of clips from past Lewis movies. He then moves into a succession of jobs that he ...
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, down on your luck, chaos and mayhem, unemployment, adventure, starting over, goofy hero, circus, disorder, silly humor, stupidity, clown ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Ladies Man (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After his girl leaves him for someone else, Herbert gets really depressed and starts searching for a job. He finally finds one in a big house which is inhabited by many, many women. Can he live in the same home with all these females?
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, funny, parody ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: farce, nothing goes right, workplace, love and romance, battle of the sexes, college life, college, singleness, down on your luck, absurd humor, unlikely friendships, coming of age ...
Time: 60s, 50s
Place: egypt, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Errand Boy (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Paramutual Pictures wants to know where all the money is going so they hire Morty to be their spy. Morty works for Mr. Sneak and gets a job in the mail room so that he can have access to the lot. But all that Morty ever finds is that he can cause ...
Style: parody, not serious, feel good, witty, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: catastrophe, disorder, couples, filmmaking, disaster, lifestyle, nothing goes right, heroes, actor's life, love and romance, buddies, workplace ...
Time: 60s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.8
 13K
The Toy (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On one of his bratty son Eric's annual visits, the plutocrat U.S. Bates takes him to his department store and offers him anything in it as a gift. Eric chooses a black janitor who has made him laugh with his antics. At first the man suffers ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: rich kid, spoiled brat, friendship, youth, family problems, social differences, rich and poor, family, toys, mischievous children, farce, job seeking ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.5
 8K
Clifford (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When his brother asks him to look after his young son, Clifford, Martin Daniels agrees, taking the boy into his home and introducing him to his future wife, Sarah. Clifford is fixated on the idea of visiting a famed theme park, and Martin, an ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: family, family relations, prank, adult as child, parents and children, disorder, nothing goes right, fish out of water, kids in trouble, mischievous children, youth, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: los angeles, hawaii, usa, san francisco, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sue Ellen Crandell is a teenager eagerly awaiting her mother's summer-long absence. While the babysitter looks after her rambunctious younger siblings, Sue Ellen can party and have fun. But then the babysitter abruptly dies, leaving the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: nanny, family relations, siblings relations, teenage life, parents and children, disorder, mischievous children, babies and infants, single parent, youth, goofy hero, children ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, 80s
Place: australia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Nutty Professor (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jerry Lewis directed, co-wrote and starred in this riotously funny movie that set a new standard for screen comedy and inspired the hit remake. Lewis plays a timid, nearsighted chemistry teacher who discovers a magical potion that can transform him ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, absurd, psychotronic ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: chemistry, farce, satire, hung over, college, university, fall in love, laboratory, teacher, professor, potion, mad scientist ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.2
 427
Adopted (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: For hundreds of years, Africa has existed in a state of despair. Famine, civil wars and rampant disease have left the continent without hope, but for the efforts of Western do-gooders. At first, they arrived with food, bibles and the magic of ...
Style: not serious, suspense, realistic, humorous, biting
Plot: adoption, family relations, disorder, society, lifestyle, culture clash, babies and infants, orphan, misfit, satire, fish out of water, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.1
 91K
Uncle Buck (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As an idle, good-natured bachelor, Uncle Buck is the last person you would think of to watch the kids. However, during a family crisis, he is suddenly left in charge of his nephew and nieces. Unaccustomed to suburban life, fun-loving Uncle Buck soon ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: fish out of water, parents and children, when the parents are away, respect, uncle nephew relationship, mischievous children, siblings relations, child care, golf, family relations, nanny, streetwise ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Mobsters and Mormons (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mafia family from New Jersey is placed in the witness relocation program to an all-Mormon community in Utah.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, hidden identity, culture clash, family relations, society, parents and children, crimes, misfit, starting over, gangsters, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: utah, nebraska, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Casilla de partida (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two contempo Frenchmen of Antillean descent visit their ancestor's time as well as their land in the slavery-themed French era.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, racism, adventure, life turned upside down, fish out of water, rebellion, misfit, nothing goes right, social differences, goofy hero, partners, society ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Pooch and the Pauper (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The bulldog Liberty (who's thoughts we're able to hear) is the "First Dog of the USA", i.e. the president's dog. As such he has a lot of representative duties, but also many privileges which made him snobby and condescending ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, realistic
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: dog, twins, bulldog, switching roles, comedy of errors, fish out of water, mistaken identity, misfit, pets, odd couple, disorder, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Life Stinks (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A rich businessman makes a bet he can survive on the streets of a rough Los Angeles neighborhood for 30 days completely penniless. During his stay he discovers another side of life and falls in love with with a homeless woman.
Style: funny, humorous, semi serious, witty, entertaining ...
Plot: homeless, wealth, survival, switching roles, self discovery, social differences, downfall, society, goofy hero, fish out of water, wager, rise and fall ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Steal Big Steal Little (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Ruben and Robby are twin brothers, adopted by Mona, one of the wealthiest - and most eccentric - women in Santa Barbara. Ruben is devoted to Mona, but Robby is more devoted to her money. So when Mona leaves her fortune and estate to Ruben it starts ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, light, melancholic ...
Plot: lawyer, family relations, twin brother, estate, vengeance, dishonesty, twins, legal action, switching roles, hidden identity, rise to the top, fugitives ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Chairman of the Board (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A surfer becomes the head of a major company.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, inventor, contests and competitions, nothing goes right, disorder, mad scientist, misfit, goofy hero, tv show, ambition, workplace romance ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: venice beach california, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Where's the Party Yaar? (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is based on Sunil Thakkar's own experiences running and throwing parties for the Music Masala radio station, and having to discriminate between "Fresh off the Boat" Indians and the more fashionable, hip, Americanized Indians. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: youth, disorder, fish out of water, teenage love, love and romance, lifestyle, odd couple, culture clash, college, party, prediction, hindu ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, india, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Cookout (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Todd Anderson signs a $30 million deal with his hometown team, the New Jersey Nets, he knows that his life is set for a big change. To keep things real, he decides to throw a barbeque at his place -- just like the ones his family used to have. ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, suspense, biting ...
Plot: rise to the top, family gatherings, ambition, social differences, family relations, chaos and mayhem, family life, parents and children, social relations, disorder, sport team, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Farce of the Penguins (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In this spoof of "March of the Penguins," nature footage of penguins near the South Pole gets a soundtrack of human voices. Carl and Jimmy, best friends, walk 70 miles to the mating grounds where the female penguins wait. The huddled ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, looking for love, goofy hero, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, fish out of water, escapades, rescue, buddies, disorder, forces of nature, penguins ...
Time: contemporary
Place: antarctica, south pole, antarctic
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32%
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Recep Ivedik 2 (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When his grandmother takes ill, foolish brute Recep tries to satisfy her wishes by getting a job and attempting to find a suitable wife.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, light
Plot: goofy hero, workplace, misfit, life is a bitch, social misfits, fish out of water, unemployment, disorder, love and romance, society, family relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.1
 4K
Brain Donors (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich widow and her scheming big-shot lawyer, who also wants to run ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, absurd, talky ...
Plot: farce, ballet, nothing goes right, buddies, partners, dishonesty, misfit, goofy hero, rivalry, disorder, taxi driver, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Brady Bunch Movie (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The original 70's TV family is now placed in the 1990's, where they're even more square and out of place than ever.
Style: humorous, feel good, satirical, funny, clever ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: house, family relations, fighting the system, fish out of water, race against time, parents and children, save the day, siblings relations, disorder, rivalry, suburbs, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Walk Like a Man (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As a baby, Bobo gets separated from his family during a camping trip. After being raised by wild dogs for twenty years, Bobo is discovered by animal researcher Penny, who brings him back to his family and attempts to teach Bobo how to readjust to ...
Style: humorous, light, funny, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, fish out of water, self discovery, misfit, getting home, family life, adventure, stupidity, dog, animal life, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: alaska, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Relative Strangers (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An uptight professional meets his lower-class biological parents for the first time.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: meet the parents, adoption, eccentric family, family life, odd couple, family relations, parents and children, parent child relationship, nothing goes right, disorder, estrangement, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Held Up (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While they're on vacation in the Southwest, Rae finds out her man Michael spent their house money on a classic car, so she dumps him, hitching a ride to Vegas for a flight home. A kid promptly steals Michael's car, leaving him at the Zip ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: comedy of errors, mistaken identity, small town, swat team, save the day, nothing goes right, disorder, fish out of water, heist, partners, misfit, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, yuma arizona, phoenix arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Brewster's Millions (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Brewster, an aging minor-league baseball player, stands to inherit 300 million dollars if he can successfully spend 30 million dollars in 30 days without anything to show for it, and without telling anyone what he's up to... A task that's ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: baseball, millionaire, lawyer, inheritance, hotel room, photographer, love and romance, athlete's life, race against time, rise to the top, disorder, power relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city, usa, new york yankees ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Million to Juan (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Romantic comedy about an honest Mexican immigrant who struggles without a green card by selling oranges on a street corner. One day a limousine pulls up and he is handed a check for $1,000,000 with instructions that he is to give the check back in ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: community, money, family relations, restaurant, farce, social differences, cons and scams, rich and poor, mistaken identity, down on your luck, disorder, misfit ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, mexico, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
We Are the Nobles (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Tells the "riches to rags" story of the Nobles, three upper-class twenty-somethings that appear to have no limits to their checkbooks, and no direction in their lives. Until one day, their father tries to teach them a lesson by staging a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: rich and poor, family relations, inheritance, slacker, life turned upside down, fish out of water, society, youth, materialism, disorder, adolescence vs adulthood, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: TV child star of the '70s, Dickie Roberts is now 35 and parking cars. Craving to regain the spotlight, he auditions for a role of a normal guy, but the director quickly sees he is anything but normal. Desperate to win the part, Dickie hires a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, satirical, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: family relations, actor's life, nothing goes right, youth, family life, parents and children, child prodigy, disorder, childhood, culture clash, family, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%