Movies like Herbie Goes Bananas

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Herbie Goes Bananas (1980)
 4.9
 4K
Herbie Goes Bananas (1980)
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: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: car chase, adventure, family, buddies, underdog, contests and competitions, nothing goes right, disorder, chases and races, friends, adventurer, ambition, escapades, partners, rivalry, chase, banana peel, private detective, child driving a car, car stunt, criminal syndicate, pickpocket, smuggler, automobile racing, aviation ...
Time: 80s
Place: brazil, latin america, spain

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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, not serious and semi serious films with plots about adventure, family, disorder, escapades, heroes, friends and danger mostly in Family, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Herbie Goes Bananas: Herbie Rides Again (1974), The Master of Disguise (2002), Muppets from Space (1999), Jack and the Beanstalk (2009), Mr. Magoo (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977)
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: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: car chase, chase, family, adventure, contests and competitions, car race, race against time, save the day, frame up, chases and races, dishonesty, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, monte carlo, riviera, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Herbie Rides Again (1974)
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: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: chase, adventure, family, skyscraper, on the road, rescue, shopping mall, chases and races, dishonesty, disorder, fall in love, golden years ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Master of Disguise (2002)
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, feel good, not serious, idiotic, awful ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: kidnapping, family, goofy hero, adventure, supernatural ability, heroic mission, nothing goes right, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Muppets from Space (1999)
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: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: puppets, adventure, mad scientist, friendship, family, ufo, benign alien, rescue, puppetry, escapades, heroes, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Jack and the Beanstalk (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A fairy tale character who is about to flunk out of fairy tale school, Jack must perform a heroic deed by Monday or fail miserably, just like his father before him. Anxious to make good, Jack sells his C.O.W. (Computer of Wonder) for a handful of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, captivating, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventurer, young heroes, adventure, escapades, youth, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, danger, family, disorder, curses spells and rituals, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.9
 13K
Mr. Magoo (1997)
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, kids, teens
Plot: millionaire, family, nothing goes right, adventure, chase, fish out of water, luck, lie, adventurer, disability, goofy hero, treasure hunt ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Kermit's Swamp Years (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: At 12 years old, Kermit the Frog and best friends Goggles and Croaker travel outside their homes in the swamps of the Deep South to do something extraordinary with their lives.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, exciting
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: swamp, puppets, best friends, adventure, young heroes, store, friendship, family, escapades, friends, rescue, kidnapping ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Asterix at the Olympic Games (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Astérix and Obélix have to win the Olympic Games in order to help their friend Alafolix marry Princess Irina (portrayed by supermodel Vanessa Hessler). Brutus (Benoît Poelvoorde) uses every trick in the book to have his own team win the game, and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, witty
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: horse, goofy hero, adventure, contests and competitions, emperor, magic, colosseum, roman, wild boar, ambition, family, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Double, Double Toil and Trouble (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Farmer family is in big debts; they might lose their house soon. The seven year old Farmer twins, Kelly and Lynn, decide not to let this happen. They discover that somebody really mean and shrewd is responsible for all the problems of their ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: twins, halloween, rescue, mischievous children, young heroes, family, siblings relations, when the parents are away, adventure, danger, escapades, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 76K
Paddington (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a deadly earthquake destroys his home in Peruvian rainforest, a young bear makes his way to England in search of a new home. The bear, dubbed "Paddington" for the london train station, finds shelter with the family of Henry and Mary ...
Style: touching, humorous, sweet, entertaining, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, adventure, goofy hero, bear, fish out of water, adoption, anthropomorphic animal, disorder, explorer, kids and family, jungle, escape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, peru, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Now that Santa and Mrs. Claus have the North Pole running smoothly, the Counsel of Legendary Figures has called an emergency meeting on Christmas Eve! The evil Jack Frost has been making trouble, looking to take over the holiday! So he launches a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, holiday, family, hidden identity, nothing goes right, family life, family relations, disorder, husband wife relationship, niece, deception, canadian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999)
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: puppets, rescue, adventure, family, friendship, imaginary kingdom, puppetry, escapades, imaginary, friends, obsessive quest, good versus evil ...
Place: sesame street
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 3K
Snow Buddies (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Dylan Sprouse, Jim Belushi and Kris Kristofferson lend their voices to this family-friendly tale about a feisty pack of golden retriever puppies that embarks on an Alaskan adventure. When they find themselves stranded in the northern wilderness, the ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: pets, best friends, adventure, family, getting home, friendship, animal life, hopes, friends, buddies, contests and competitions, save the day ...
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Unidentified Flying Oddball (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A NASA spacecraft proves Einstein right when, travelling faster than light, it ends up near King Arthur's Camelot. On board are big-hearted Tom Trimble and Hermes, the look-alike robot he built. Tom immediately makes friends with pretty ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: time travel, king arthur, camelot, astronaut, nasa, androids and robots, adventure, benign alien, robot, young heroes, family, changing the past or future ...
Place: england, connecticut, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.8
 2K
Bingo (1991)
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, touching, satirical ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, on the road, adventure, family, rescue, best friends, friendship, pets, pet, animal life, youth, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Kids of the Round Table (1995)
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, semi serious, stylized, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: time travel, good versus evil, adventure, young heroes, palaces castles and temples, family, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, legends and myths, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Beethoven's 5th (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When Sara takes Beethoven to spend summer vacation with wacky Uncle Freddie in an old mining town, the mischievous canine "digs up" the missing clue to a legendary hidden fortune of Rita and Moe ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, best friends, small town, young heroes, family, rescue, friendship, family life, fish out of water, escapades, heroes, partners ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Puppy mayhem turns the lives of newlywed Chihuahua parents Papi and Chloe upside down when their rambunctious, mischievous puppies present one challenge after another. But when their human owners end up in trouble, the tiny pups will stop at nothing ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, pets, animal life, disorder, mischievous children, contests and competitions, eccentric family, family life, couples, dog, family relations, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: beverly hills, california, usa, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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George of the Jungle 2 (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: George and Ursula now have a son, George Junior, so Ursula's mother arrives to try and take them back to "civilization".
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: elephant, imaginary kingdom, jungle, buddies, goofy hero, family, adventure, mischievous children, rescue, treasure hunt, friendship, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Ernest Saves Christmas (1988)
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, surprise ending ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: holiday, family, nothing goes right, fish out of water, goofy hero, mad scientist, mischievous children, odd couple, prank, save the day, eccentric family, christmas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Sherlock: Undercover Dog (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Billy, 10, a dreamer, wants to be taken seriously so he can live with his toy-designer father on Catalina Island. Billy's plans get seriously spoilt when Sherlock, a talking police dog, demands his help to rescue his police detective handler ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, island, odd couple, young heroes, adventure, family, daring rescue, rescue, friendship, danger, heroes, pets ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.8
 18K
The Borrowers (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The four-inch-tall Clock family secretly share a house with the normal-sized Lender family, "borrowing" such items as thread, safety pins, batteries and scraps of food. However, their peaceful co-existence is disturbed when evil lawyer ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, touching, clever ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, lawyer, child's point of view, friendship, real estate, family, adventure, eviction, young heroes, little people, rescue, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Legend of Galgameth (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Romania, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The kingdom of Donnegold is being subverted from within, and young prince Davin must defend against the traitors with the help of a legendary, metal-eating dragon called Galgameth.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, dragon, buddies, betrayal, medieval, true love, family, cinderella story, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, royal family, teenage life ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 6.2
 2K
Bad Hair Day (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The film is about a high school tech whiz (Laura Marano), who is determined to become prom queen. But on the big day, she suddenly wakes up having a bad hair day, and her destroyed prom dress, and everything that can go wrong, does go badly wrong. A ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, youth, chase, physical appearance, urban, teenage life, down on your luck, chases and races, nothing goes right, disorder
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Scooby-Doo! Adventures: The Mystery Map (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Get ready to experience the world-famous Scooby-Doo! and Crew like never before in this all-new, original puppet movie! What begins as a routine night for the Gang - which includes the slobbering sleuth and Shaggy eating a triple-extra-large Scooby ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: amateur detective, adventure, puppets, ship, escapades, puppetry, family, goofy hero, treasure hunt, riddles and clues, mystery, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
 2K
Zenon: Z3 (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Zenon Kar a teenager living on a space station in the year 2054 competes in the first ever Galactic Teen Supreme contest.
Style: not serious, humorous, futuristic, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: space station, young heroes, disorder, escapades, youth, family, adventure, master villain, mischievous children, contests and competitions, save the world, teenage life ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Ast?rix and Ob?lix: God Save Britannia (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: France, Spain, Italy, Hungary
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Asterix crosses the channel to help second-cousin Anticlimax face down Julius Caesar and invading Romans.
Style: humorous, not serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: julius caesar, roman, roman empire, superhuman powers, adventure, save the day, escapades, heroes, partners, rivalry, family, buddies ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: england, europe, france, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Ramona and Beezus (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ramona is a little girl with a very big imagination and a nose for mischief. Her playful antics keep everyone in her loving family on their toes, including her older sister Beezus, who's just trying to survive her first year of high school. ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, family, aunt niece relationship, siblings relations, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, family life, youth, family relations, disorder, death of pet, cat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Muppets' Wizard of Oz (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Muppets' Wizard of Oz follows a young woman named Dorothy Gale who dreams of becoming a singer but is unable to pursue her dreams. After being swept up by a tornado with her pet prawn Toto, Dorothy embarks on a journey to meet the Wizard of ...
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, scarecrow, puppets, young heroes, family, getting home, puppetry, wizard of oz, adventure, rescue, friendship ...
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Gulliver's Travels (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Travel writer Lemuel Gulliver takes an assignment in Bermuda, but ends up on the island of Liliput, where he towers over its tiny citizens.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, satirical, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: princess, adventure, island, family, goofy hero, journalist, royal court, fish out of water, getting home, imaginary kingdom, forbidden love, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%