Movies like The Family Jewels

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The Family Jewels
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: ocean or sea, babies and infants, goofy hero, mischievous children, odd couple, young heroes, rise to the top, uncle niece relationship, inheritance, parody, parents and children, rich and poor, siblings relations, social differences, orphan, adoption, fish out of water, youth, family relations, disorder, gangsters, switching roles, custody, crimes, heroes ...
Time: 60s
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and feel good films with plots about disorder, family relations, fish out of water, misfit, culture clash, society and chase mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Family genres. Some movies like The Family Jewels: The Patsy (1964), The Toy (1982), The Ladies Man (1961), The Errand Boy (1961), Who's Minding the Store? (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Patsy
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, biting ...
Plot: goofy hero, hollywood, celebrity culture, media satire, tv show, nothing goes right, fish out of water, misfit, disorder, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, rising to stardom ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa
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The Toy
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: farce, friendship, family, youth, slavery, power relations, race issues, disorder, toys, mentor, mischievous children, childhood ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa
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System:   59%
    User:   60%
 
The Ladies Man
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, harsh, funny, surreal ...
Plot: college, battle of the sexes, nothing goes right, runaway, farce, couples, mentor, childhood, culture clash, fantasy world, singleness, family ...
Time: 60s
Place: egypt, england, california
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System:   58%
    User:   65%
 
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The Errand Boy
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: not serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: nothing goes right, fish out of water, parody, hollywood, actor's life, anti heroes, buddies, goofy hero, couple relations, workplace romance, media satire, mistaken identity ...
Time: 60s
Place: california, usa
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Who's Minding the Store?
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, surprise ending, gag humor
Plot: romance, elevator, forbidden love, farce, wooing, store, mistaken identity, nothing goes right, love and romance, department store, disorder, goofy hero ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york
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    User:   51%
 
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Hardly Working
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: humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty, gag humor
Audience: teens
Plot: circus, goofy hero, starting over, adventure, chaos and mayhem, down on your luck, unemployment, disorder, legs, clown, stupidity
Time: 20th century, 70s
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System:   49%
    User:   49%
 
The Nutty Professor
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, not serious, feel good, light, sexy ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: love, romance, mad scientist, laboratory, college, transformation, goofy hero, university, hidden identity, alter ego, dialogue, stereotypes ...
Place: san francisco
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    User:   39%
 
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Where Angels Go Trouble Follows!
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Where Angels Go, Trouble Follows (1968) is a movie comedy starring Rosalind Russell and Stella Stevens. The film is a sequel to The Trouble with Angels (1966) and was written by Blanche Hanalis from a story by Jane Trahey, and directed by James ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, road movie
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: clergy, teachers and students, bus, convent, college life, teenage life, boarding school, religions or cults, school, nothing goes right, mother superior, nun ...
Time: 60s
Place: california, usa, cross country
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System:   42%
    User:   34%
 
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: George Lester is a man who is chasing rainbows, looking for the pot of gold at the end. When his wife, Pamela grows tired of being dragged all over the world, she leaves him. While she is away, George converts her family home into a discotheque, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Plot: nothing goes right, fish out of water, estate, crime gone awry, cons and scams, dishonesty, disorder, blind ambition, chase, espionage, obsessive quest, down on your luck ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   42%
 
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Volunteers
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lawrence is a rich kid with a bad accent and a large debt. After his father refuses to help him out, Lawrence escapes his angry debtors by jumping on a Peace Corp flight to Southeast Asia, where he is assigned to build a bridge for the local ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: jungle, chase, brainwashing, adventure, gambling, culture clash, village, gangsters, on the road, nothing goes right, fish out of water, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, 1960s
Place: asia, thailand, yale university, new york, southeast asia
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System:   38%
    User:   43%
 
Steal Big Steal Little
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, humorous, realistic, offbeat, light ...
Plot: lawyer, vengeance, comedy of errors, switching roles, rich and poor, siblings relations, cons and scams, gangsters, family life, dishonesty, nudity (topless - notable), hotel ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, chicago illinois
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System:   38%
    User:   44%
 
Boeing, Boeing
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Living in Paris, journalist Bernard has devised a scheme to keep three fiancées: Lufthansa, Air France and British United. Everything works fine as long as they only come home every third day. But when there's a change in their working ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, situational comedy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: comedy of errors, unlikely couple, stewardess, romance, farce, love triangle, nothing goes right, screwball, love and romance, couples, disorder, pilot ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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System:   36%
    User:   35%
 
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Uncle Buck
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, touching, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: mischievous children, teenager, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, chase, when the parents are away, eccentric family, fish out of water, foul language, family, mentor, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, chicago illinois
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System:   35%
    User:   37%
 
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Where's the Party Yaar?
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: buddies, immigrants, odd couple, parents and children, teenage love, college, culture clash, urban, party, twentysomething life, city life, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, india, texas, usa
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System:   34%
    User:   39%
 
Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead
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, not serious, feel good, realistic, light ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, chick flick
Plot: fashion, children, coming of age, single parent, death, restaurant, parents and children, teenage life, when the parents are away, family, youth, childhood ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s, year 1990
Place: australia, san francisco
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System:   33%
    User:   32%
 
The Pooch and the Pauper
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: head of state, comedy of errors, odd couple, family, pets, family life, misfit, family relations, dog, disorder, twins, getting home ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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System:   32%
    User:   27%
 
Krippendorf's Tribe
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After squandering his grant money, despondent and recently widowed anthropologist James Krippendorf must produce hard evidence of the existence of a heretofore undiscovered New Guinea tribe. Grass skirts, makeup, and staged rituals transform his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, witty, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: farce, jungle, college, single parent, comedy of errors, goofy hero, mischievous children, stereotypes, family, lame, parents and children, stupidity ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
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System:   31%
    User:   32%
 
The Parent 'Hood
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Parent 'Hood is an American sitcom that aired on The WB airing from January 18, 1995 to July 25, 1999. The series starred Robert Townsend and Suzzanne Douglas. Originally to have been titled Father Knows Nothing, the series was one of the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, babies and infants, suburbs, mischievous children, single parent, young heroes, parents and children, child as adult, custody, adolescence vs adulthood, family gatherings, family life ...
Time: 90s
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System:   31%
    User:   33%
 
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Life Stinks
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: humorous, semi serious, funny, realistic, witty ...
Plot: farce, homeless, switching roles, self discovery, greed, rags to riches, rich and poor, surveillance, social differences, fish out of water, mentor, parody ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   30%
    User:   33%
 
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Putney Swope
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Swope is the only black man on the executive board of an advertising firm, and is accidentally put in charge after the death of the chairman of the board.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, biting ...
Plot: obnoxious boss, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, society, workplace, advertising, helicopter, business, singer, marriage, board of directors ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   30%
    User:   25%
 
Made in America
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young black woman discovers that her father was a sperm donor, and if that weren't bad enough, he's white.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, culture clash, high school, comedy of errors, hidden identity, identity, obsessive quest, screwball, self discovery, dysfunctional family, interracial relations, happy ending ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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System:   29%
    User:   34%
 
Casilla de partida
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: semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, farce, island, buddies, nothing goes right, fish out of water, imaginary, disorder, friends, goofy hero, master and servant ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean
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System:   29%
    User:   25%
 
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Too Much Sun
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A multimillionaire, whose son is gay and daughter a lesbian, leaves a will with one clause: His children will inherit his money only if at least one of them produces him a grandchild within a year of his death.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: gays and lesbians, farce, church, hidden identity, siblings relations, cons and scams, murder, family gatherings, lesbian, son, gay, will ...
Time: 80s
Place: beverly hills
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System:   27%
    User:   32%
 
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Big Business
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the 1940s in the small town of Jupiter Hollow, two sets of identical twins are born in the same hospital on the same night. One set to a poor local family and the other to a rich family just passing through. The dizzy nurse on duty accidentally ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, funny ...
Plot: culture clash, twins, women, odd couple, comedy of errors, small town, farce, urban, parents and children, fighting the system, fish out of water, mistaken identity ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, west virginia, manhattan new york city
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System:   27%
    User:   31%
 
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Protocol
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sweet, unsophisticated Sunny is working as a cocktail waitress. She saves a visiting dignitary and as a reward she gets a top-office job in the Washington beehive. She has to fight against a devious protocol officer but with her charms, she saves ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, satirical ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fish out of water, politics, assassin, romance, state affairs, head of state, odd couple, assassination attempt, fight scenes, transformation, assassination, fantasy world ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, middle east
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System:   27%
    User:   28%
 
The Adventures of Barry McKenzie
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Barry McKenzie sets off for England with his aunt, Edna Everage, to advance his cultural education. Bazza is an innocent abroad, fond of beer, Bondi and beautiful sheilas, but he soon settles into the Australian ghetto in Earls Court, where his old ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: buddies, adventure, odd couple, fall in love, friendship, nightclub, rich and poor, culture clash, fish out of water, misfit, partners, society ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, england, europe, sydney australia, hong kong
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System:   26%
    User:   27%
 
Fakin' Da Funk
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Chinese kid Julian, who was adopted by the black family of Joe and Annabelle Lee and Asian exchange student May-Ling, who is housed with a black family, are trying to adapt to their mostly black neighbourhood of South Central.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: interracial relations, urban ghetto, hip hop, culture clash, physical appearance, society, youth, family relations, babies and infants, friendship, parents and children, adoption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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System:   25%
    User:   22%
 
Good Neighbor Sam
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: To help his divorced neighbor claim a substantial inheritance, a family man poses as her husband. The ruse spills over into his career in advertising, and his recent promotion relies on his wholesome and moral appearance.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: suburbs, hidden identity, comedy of errors, farce, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, manipulations, cons and scams, relationship vs career, breakup, fish out of water, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s
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System:   25%
    User:   23%
 

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The Breaks
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Derrick, a racially-confused Irishman raised in the hood by a black family is having the worst day ever. Determined to prove to his fed-up mother and would-be girlfriend that he's not a screw-up, he sets out to do one thing right (get some ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: fish out of water, gang, urban, juvenile delinquency, interracial relations, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, disorder, city life, buddies, gays and lesbians, odd couple ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   25%
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My Baby's Daddy
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A trio of young men are forced to grow up quick when their girlfriends all become pregnant around the same time.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: babies and infants, buddies, single parent, friendship, parents and children, singleness, baby born, birth, fatherhood, adolescence vs adulthood, eccentric family, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   25%
    User:   30%
 
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