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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: parody, inheritance, uncle niece relationship, orphan, ocean or sea, babies and infants, goofy hero, mischievous children, odd couple, young heroes, rise to the top, parents and children, rich and poor, siblings relations, social differences, adoption, fish out of water, youth, family relations, disorder, gangsters, switching roles, custody, crimes, heroes ...
Time: 60s

Most similar movies to The Family Jewels

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about disorder, fish out of water, family relations, culture clash, family, chase and mentor mostly in Comedy, Drama and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Family Jewels: The Patsy (1964), The Ladies Man (1961), The Errand Boy (1961), Hardly Working (1980), The Toy (1982). 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, biting ...
Plot: hollywood, goofy hero, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, harsh, funny, surreal ...
Plot: college, battle of the sexes, nothing goes right, couples, singleness, college life, down on your luck, love and romance, disorder, workplace, dominatrix, absurd humor ...
Time: 60s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: egypt, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: humorous, not serious, feel good, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: nothing goes right, parody, fish out of water, actor's life, hollywood, anti heroes, buddies, goofy hero, couple relations, workplace romance, media satire, mistaken identity ...
Time: 60s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.9
 661
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, humorous, offbeat, witty, gag humor
Audience: teens
Plot: circus, goofy hero, adventure, starting over, chaos and mayhem, down on your luck, unemployment, disorder, stupidity, legs, clown
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 5.8
 10K
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, satirical, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: rich kid, rich and poor, farce, friendship, youth, mischievous children, power relations, social differences, family problems, down on your luck, misfit, family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, surprise ending, gag humor
Plot: romance, farce, department store, elevator, wooing, store, chaos, mistaken identity, nothing goes right, love and romance, disorder, goofy hero ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.0
 75K
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, kids, teens
Plot: tire, fish out of water, golf, respect, mischievous children, siblings relations, child care, when the parents are away, eccentric family, youth, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, not serious, feel good, light, sexy ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: college, laboratory, chemistry, potion, professor, student, teacher, university, love, romance, mad scientist, goofy hero ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River (1968)
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, feel good, realistic
Plot: nothing goes right, estate, fish out of water, crime gone awry, cons and scams, dishonesty, disorder, blind ambition, chase, espionage, obsessive quest, down on your luck ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Boeing, Boeing (1965)
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: stewardess, womanizer, newspaper man, american abroad, pilot, comedy of errors, unlikely couple, love triangle, romance, farce, airline, screwball ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.4
 383
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, humorous, realistic, biting
Plot: adoption, culture clash, society, babies and infants, orphan, celebrity culture, fish out of water, misfit, family relations, disorder, defamation, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, humorous, realistic, offbeat, light ...
Plot: lawyer, twin brother, estate, switching roles, comedy of errors, rich and poor, sibling relationship, siblings relations, cons and scams, vengeance, family life, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, not serious, feel good, realistic, light ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, chick flick
Plot: fashion, coming of age, nanny, single parent, restaurant, parents and children, teenage life, when the parents are away, youth, family relations, disorder, babies and infants ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, 1990s, 80s
Place: australia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.3
 6K
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, not serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: adult as child, mischievous children, family, manipulations, uncle, kids in trouble, vengeance, dishonesty, youth, disorder, prank, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: hawaii, los angeles, usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.1
 3K
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, realistic, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, airport, mistaken identity, swat, comedy of errors, criminal heroes, on the road, nothing goes right, crime, fish out of water, buddies, fugitives ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.5
 4K
The Toy (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Francois, a journalist, tours a big store for an article, he is chosen by the son of the newspaper's owner, Rambal-Cochet, as his new toy. Needing money and unwilling to quit his job, Francois agrees to this ridiculous assignment. ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, exciting, satirical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: rich and poor, power relations, youth, social differences, mischievous children, parents and children, family relations, disorder, society, toys, screwball, misfit ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: dog, twins, head of state, comedy of errors, odd couple, family, usa president, pets, family life, misfit, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Very Brady Sequel (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man claiming to be Carol Brady's long-lost first husband, Roy Martin, shows up at the suburban Brady residence one evening. An impostor, the man is actually determined to steal the Bradys' familiar horse statue, a $20-million ancient ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, feel good, satirical ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: parody, wedding, kidnapping, family, surfing, goofy hero, parents and children, family vacation, cons and scams, nothing goes right, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1990s
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 12K
Greedy (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Meet the McTeagues. They've come to stake a claim in their wealthy uncle's will… only he's not dead yet!
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, clever, realistic ...
Plot: greed, inheritance, vandalism, eccentric family, parents and children, family relations, cons and scams, grandfather, money, wealth, bowling, disorder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, semi serious, realistic
Plot: adoption, parent child relationship, parents and children, eccentric family, family life, family relations, odd couple, meet the parents, crumbling marriage, siblings relations, death in the family, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Where Angels Go Trouble Follows! (1968)
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, road movie
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: mother superior, catholic, nun, bus, convent, boarding school, bishop, clergy, teachers and students, college life, teenage life, religions or cults ...
Time: 60s
Place: california, usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: baseball, lawyer, photographer, hotel suite, millionaire, race against time, rich and poor, fish out of water, love and romance, power relations, disorder, athlete's life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, new york yankees, new york, usa, manhattan, new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Fakin' Da Funk (1997)
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, feel good, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: party, buddies, immigrants, indian lead, odd couple, parents and children, teenage love, college, urban, culture clash, twentysomething life, city life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, india, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.5
 4K
Protocol (1984)
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, feel good, realistic, satirical ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: politics, fish out of water, state affairs, romance, head of state, odd couple, assassination attempt, rescue, rise to the top, looking for love, social differences, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Out of Towners (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: George & Gwen Kellerman make a trip to New York, where George is going to start a new job, it turns out to be a trip to hell.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: airport, train, travel, couple relations, comedy of errors, on the road, chase, nothing goes right, culture clash, fish out of water, airplane, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: boston, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.8
 9K
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, biting ...
Plot: wealth, homeless, farce, switching roles, self discovery, teacher, wager, rich and poor, social differences, fish out of water, disorder, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: anti heroes, buddies, gangsters, small town, hidden identity, witnessing a crime, friendship, parents and children, culture clash, fish out of water, crimes, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nebraska, new jersey, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Don't Worry, We'll Think of a Title (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man is mistaken by foreign agents for a defecting cosmonaut and must prove his identity while evading capture.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: mistaken identity, bank, crimes, disorder, sitcom, tunnel, best friends, buddies, goofy hero, secret agents, espionage, heist ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, semi serious, realistic, idiotic, sentimental ...
Plot: farce, getting home, cons and scams, feral child, family life, disorder, babies and infants, self discovery, animal life, fish out of water, dishonesty, misfit ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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