Movies like Herbie Goes Bananas

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Herbie Goes Bananas
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The adorable little VW helps its owners break up a counterfeiting ring in Mexico.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, entertaining, clever, light, sweet, melancholic, inspirational
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, buddies, kids and family, racing, chase, cars, disney, race, children, underdog, contests and competitions, car chase, childhood, nothing goes right, mentor, happy ending, disorder, chases and races, destiny, friends, fight scenes, catastrophe, adventurer, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s
Place: brazil, latin america, spain
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Candleshoe
Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
UK, USA
101 min.
 6.8
The Gnome-Mobile
Adventure, Family, Fantasy
USA
84 min.
 6.6
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Most similar movies to Herbie Goes Bananas

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, entertaining and light films with plots about mentor, catastrophe, redemption, dialogue, adaptation, children and first contact mostly in Family, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Herbie Goes Bananas: Herbie Rides Again (1974), The Shaggy D.A. (1976), The Gnome-Mobile (1967), The Love Bug (1968), For the Love of Benji (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Herbie, the Volkswagen Beetle with a mind of its own, is racing in the Monte Carlo Rally. But thieves have hidden a cache of stolen diamonds in Herbie's gas tank, and are now trying to get them back.
Style: feel good, twists and turns, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, chase, adventure, racing, cars, race, disney, kids and family, contests and competitions, children, race against time, animals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, paris france, monte carlo, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Herbie Rides Again
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The living Volkswagen Beetle helps an old lady protect her home from a corrupt developer.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, exciting, surreal ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, chase, adventure, skyscraper, on the road, racing, cars, rescue, greed, race, disney, chases and races ...
Place: san francisco
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
The Shaggy D.A.
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wilby Daniels, a successful lawyer running for District Attorney, suddenly finds himself being transformed into an English sheepdog. Somehow he has to keep his change a secret and find just what is causing it, all the while eluding the local dog ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, dog, lawyer, legal action, college, fall in love, transformation, disney, family life, kids and family, fish out of water, children ...
Time: 70s
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System:   76%
    User:   87%
 
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The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again
Genre: Family, Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Amos and Theodore, the two bumbling outlaw wannabes from The Apple Dumpling Gang, are back and trying to make it on their own. This time, the crazy duo gets involved in an army supply theft case -- and, of course, gets in lots of comic trouble along ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, bank robbery, bank, crimes, disney, heroes, mars, disorder, gang, destiny, kids and family, mentor ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   81%
 
The Gnome-Mobile
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric millionaire and his grandchildren are embroiled in the plights of some forest gnomes who are searching for the rest of their tribe. While helping them, the millionaire is suspected of being crazy because he's seeing gnomes! ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, family, magic, chase, good versus evil, mischievous children, talking animals, children, odd couple, childhood, mental institution, disney ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   69%
 
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The Love Bug
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Herbie is a car - but no ordinary car. The story follows the Volkswagen Beetle with a mind of its own from the showroom to the race track, with various close escapes in between. Three further Herbie movies were to follow.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sweet, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, cars, racing, on the road, buddies, kids and family, disney, race, friendship, fish out of water, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   58%
 
For the Love of Benji
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Benji is lost and becomes a stray animal in Athens, Greece, trying to reunite with his family while secret agents pursue him, trying to get a formula which was glued to his paw in order to get it past customs.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining, light
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, dog, friendship, chase, adventure, family life, fish out of water, children, kids and family, animals, anti heroes, natural disaster ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   72%
 
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Little Monsters
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young boy is scared of the monster under his bed. He asks his 6th grade brother to swap rooms for the night as a bet that the monster really exists. Soon the brother becomes friends with the monster and discovers a whole new world of fun and games ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, monster, adventure, friendship, mischievous children, children, monsters, young heroes, curses spells and rituals, mentor, wish come true, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   61%
 
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Stuart Little
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The adventures of a heroic and debonair stalwart mouse named Stuart Little with human qualities, who faces some comic misadventures while searching for his lost bird friend and living with a human family as their child.
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adoption, family, kids and family, adventure, talking animals, mouse, mischievous children, cat, chase, children, animals, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   62%
 
Return from Witch Mountain
Genre: Family, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this sequal to "Escape From Witch Mountain," Tia and Tony leave their safe refuge on witch mountain for a trip to Los Angeles. Tony is kidnapped by the evil Dr. Gannon and his spinster partner Letha and brainwashed into helping Gannon ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: mad scientist, adventure, family, kidnapping, supernatural, good versus evil, alien, greed, benign alien, disney, witch, children ...
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   72%
 
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Candleshoe
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Candleshoe is a 1977 Walt Disney Productions live action movie based on the Michael Innes novel Christmas at Candleshoe and starring Jodie Foster, Helen Hayes in her last screen appearance, David Niven and Leo McKern.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, family, friendship, treasure, hidden identity, disney, children, mischievous children, kids and family, childhood, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   71%
 
 5.1
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Snow Dogs
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a Miami dentist inherits a team of sled dogs, he's got to learn the trade or lose his pack to a crusty mountain man.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, adoption, adventure, dog, puppets, pets, contests and competitions, small town, culture clash, talking animals, disney, against the odds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   64%
 
Blackbeard's Ghost
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Peter Ustinov stars as the eponymous wraith, who returns to Earth to aid his descendant, elderly Elsa Lanchester (Stowecroft). The villains want to kick Lanchester and her friends out of their group home so that they can build a crooked casino. Good ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, island, witch, gambling, pirate, swashbuckler, ghost, college, hotel, ghosts, young heroes, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   66%
 
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The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Elmo loves his fuzzy, blue blanket, and would never let anything happen to it. However, a tug-of-war with his friend Zoe sends his blanket to a faraway land, and Elmo in hot pursuit. Facing life without his cherished blanket, Elmo musters all of his ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: puppets, family, adventure, friendship, muppets, children, imaginary kingdom, kids and family, escapades, imaginary, friends, rescue ...
Place: sesame street
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   52%
 
The Master of Disguise
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A sweet-natured Italian waiter named Pistachio Disguisey at his father Fabbrizio's restaurant, who happens to be a member of a family with supernatural skills of disguise. But moments later the patriarch of the Disguisey family is kidnapped ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, idiotic, awful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, stupidity, mentor, goofy hero, lame, destiny, supernatural ability, dumb, parody, heroic mission, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   71%
 
World of Cars: Planes
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dusty is a cropdusting plane who dreams of competing in a famous aerial race. The problem? He is hopelessly afraid of heights. With the support of his mentor Skipper and a host of new friends, Dusty sets off to make his dreams come true.
Style: semi serious, humorous, melancholic, inspirational, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: underdog, adventure, family, racing, cars, airplane, mentor, contests and competitions, disney, aviation, follow your dream, small town ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   67%
 
The Neverending Story III
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young boy must restore order when a group of bullies steal the magical book that acts as a portal between Earth and the imaginary world of Fantasia.
Style: semi serious, feel good, offbeat, awful, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, family, magic, fantasy world, small town, young heroes, book, friendship, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, parallel world ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   57%
 
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Gordy
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A talking pig named Gordy becomes involved in a quest to save his family from the slaughterhouse.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, road movie ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: family, on the road, anti heroes, countryside, best friends, animals, children, mischievous children, social misfits, talking animals, underdog, rescue ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   58%
 
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Ernest Saves Christmas
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Santa Claus decides to retire and pass on his magic bag of Christmas surprises to a new Saint Nick, he enlists the aid of a hilarious assortment of characters. A perky teen runaway and hapless taxi driver Ernest P. Worrell must convince a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, offbeat, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: holiday, family, christmas, nothing goes right, magic, fish out of water, goofy hero, children, mad scientist, runaway, mischievous children, odd couple ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   53%
 
Kids of the Round Table
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in modern times, Alex finds King Arthur's sword Excalibur and must prove himself worthy of it.
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, family, palaces castles and temples, young heroes, magic, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, time travel, kids and family, legends and myths, good versus evil, dialogue ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   63%
 
Dunston Checks In
Genre: Comedy, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Hotel manager Robert Grant is forced by his boss to postpone his family vacation when a hotel critic checks in. Trouble is, the critic is really a villainous jewel thief with an orangutan assistant named Dunston. When Dunston gets loose and tries to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: hotel, family, single father, young heroes, kids and family, mistaken identity, children, adventure, nothing goes right, monkey, youth, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   61%
 
Monkey Trouble
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dodger, a criminal monkey, belongs to a crooked street performer but escapes his life of crime only to end up in the arms of Eva, an innocent little girl whose mother has no idea that her daughter is harboring a fugitive.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, monkey, adventure, adoption, friendship, mischievous children, kids and family, single parent, young heroes, parents and children, childhood, children ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   50%
 
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Bingo
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: humorous, not serious, feel good, satirical, absurd ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, family, adventure, friendship, on the road, best friends, pets, children, kidnapping, animal life, natural disaster, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   63%
 
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Muppets from Space
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Gonzo's breakfast cereal tells him that he's the descendant of aliens from another planet, his attempts at extraterrestrial communication get him kidnapped by a secret government agency, prompting the Muppets to spring into action. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, exciting, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: puppets, adventure, family, alien, loneliness, first contact, muppets, benign alien, aliens, rescue, escapades, children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   48%
 
 6.1
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The Kid
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Powerful businessman Russ Duritz is self-absorbed and immersed in his work. But by the magic of the moon, he meets Rusty, a chubby, charming 8-year-old version of himself who can't believe he could turn out so badly -- with no life and no dog. ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, time travel, redemption, childhood, midlife crisis, changing the past or future, introspection, kids and family, road not taken, children, dog, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century, 21st century, future ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   57%
 
Angels in the Outfield
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Roger is a foster child whose irresponsible father promises to get his act together when Roger's favourite baseball team, the California Angels, wins the pennant. The problem is that the Angels are in last place, so Roger prays for help to turn ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: baseball, underdog, family, children, contests and competitions, kids and family, disney, sport, parents and children, sport team, americana, childhood ...
Time: 18th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   47%
 
Bedtime Stories
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Skeeter Bronson is a down-on-his-luck guy who's always telling bedtime stories to his niece and nephew. But his life is turned upside down when the fantastical stories he makes up for entertainment inexplicably turn into reality. Can a ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, miraculous event, adventure, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, life turned upside down, nothing goes right, disorder, imagination, children, escapades, hotel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1974, 2000s, 20th century
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   57%
 
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Underdog
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A lab accident gives a hound named Shoeshine some serious superpowers -- a secret that the dog eventually shares with the young boy who becomes his owner and friend.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, exciting, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, dog, family, mad scientist, adventure, single father, laboratory, superhuman powers, talking animals, genetics, young heroes, kids and family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   52%
 

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Mr. Magoo
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Mr. Magoo, a man with terrible eyesight, gets caught up in a museum robbery.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: family, chase, disability, nothing goes right, adventure, fish out of water, lame, adventurer, goofy hero, disney, catastrophe, treasure hunt ...
Time: 90s
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System:   53%
    User:   50%
 
Stuart Little 2
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Stuart, an adorable white mouse, still lives happily with his adoptive family, the Littles, on the east side of Manhattan's Central Park. More crazy mouse adventures are in store as Stuart, his human brother, George, and their mischievous cat, ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, friendship, kids and family, daring rescue, mouse, talking animals, children, rescue, animals, animal life, adoption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new york yankees, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   61%
 
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