Movies like Herbie Goes Bananas

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Herbie Goes Bananas (1980)
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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, feel good, not serious, entertaining, clever, light, sweet, melancholic, inspirational
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: car chase, family, adventure, friends, contests and competitions, partners, ambition, adventurer, chases and races, buddies, escapades, disorder, nothing goes right, rivalry, underdog, chase, sea, car, aviation, gold, automobile racing, inheritance, smuggler, private detective, pickpocket ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, brazil, 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, entertaining and melancholic films with plots about adventure, family, destiny, children, adaptation, mentor and dialogue mostly in Family, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Herbie Goes Bananas: Herbie Fully Loaded (2005), Herbie Rides Again (1974), The Master of Disguise (2002), Muppets from Space (1999), Barney's Great Adventure (1998). 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: humorous, twists and turns, semi serious, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: car chase, family, chase, adventure, heist, espionage, undercover, daring rescue, chases and races, contests and competitions, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, monte carlo, paris france, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Herbie Fully Loaded (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maggie Peyton, the new owner of Number 53 - the free-wheelin' Volkswagen bug with a mind of its own - puts the car through its paces on the road to becoming a NASCAR competitor.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, captivating, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: car race, rivalry, friendship, underdog, car, partners, chases and races, family, ambition, contests and competitions, adventure, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: feel good, exciting, humorous, semi serious, surreal ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: chase, family, adventure, on the road, rescue, golden years, escapades, chases and races, fall in love, cons and scams, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, not serious, feel good, idiotic, awful ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: kidnapping, family, adventure, heroes, escapades, nothing goes right, confined, goofy hero, heroic mission, master villain, supernatural ability, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, humorous, colourful ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: rescue, family, puppets, adventure, friendship, fish out of water, rivalry, danger, friends, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, escapades ...
Place: sesame street
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: friendship, mad scientist, ufo, puppets, family, adventure, space and aliens, nothing goes right, escapades, benign alien, heroic mission, goofy hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Barney's Great Adventure (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Mom and dad dump son Cody, daughter Abby, her best friend Marcella and a baby on the farm with Grandpa and Grandma. Purple dinosaur Barney soon appears to entertain kids, and when a large colorful egg deposited on a farm by a shooting star is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, toddlers, family outing
Plot: adventure, family, chase, misfit, countryside, youth, friendship, fish out of water, heroes, disorder, young heroes, anti heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, feel good, not serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: millionaire, disability, family, chase, odd couple, adventurer, goofy hero, race against time, disorder, partners, fish out of water, heist ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Family, 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, exciting, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, crimes, goofy hero, friends, heist, gang, orphan, rivalry, bank, partners, heroes, disorder ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 83K
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, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, goofy hero, bear, fish out of water, anthropomorphic animal, jungle, kids and family, adoption, escape, disorder, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, peru, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventurer, adventure, young heroes, danger, youth, escapades, legends and myths, disorder, family, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 13K
The Love Bug (1968)
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, feel good, exciting, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: hippie, rivalry, car, suicide attempt, entrepreneur, car race, car trouble, golden gate bridge, racecar driver, dual role, family, adventure ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: san francisco, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.1
 23K
Snow Dogs (2002)
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: humorous, feel good, entertaining, inspirational, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, pets, against the odds, friendship, fish out of water, dog, small town, adoption, dentist, family, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Gnome-Mobile (1967)
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: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: car chase, kidnapping, family, adventure, chase, magic, good versus evil, family life, leadership, heroes, animal life, disorder ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, family, holiday, hidden identity, family relations, disorder, family life, nothing goes right, falling off a roof, north pole, christmas season, reindeer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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, feel good, touching, not serious, satirical ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dog, on the road, rescue, family, adventure, friendship, odd couple, misfit, youth, danger, best friends, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, witty
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: horse, against the odds, ambition, friends, family relations, buddies, heroes, disorder, greek, contests and competitions, adventure, goofy hero ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, stylized, semi serious, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: good versus evil, time travel, sword, family, adventure, vengeance, heroes, rivalry, young heroes, escapades, imaginary, mischievous children ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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For the Love of Benji (1977)
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, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: espionage, kidnapping, pets, family, friendship, family life, disorder, animal life, fighting crime, heroes, partners, misfit ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Set in 50 B.C., Asterix and Obelix are living in a small but well-protected village in Gaul, where a magic potion concocted by Druids turns the townsfolk into mighty soldiers. When Roman troops carve a path through Gaul to reach the English Channel, ...
Style: exciting, comic, entertaining, funny, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: roman empire, superhuman powers, julius caesar, village, adventure, partners, goofy hero, family, escapades, daring rescue, odd couple, fighting the system ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: europe, france
⇓ 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, not serious, offbeat, feel good, surprise ending ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: holiday, family, danger, save the day, chases and races, goofy hero, nothing goes right, when the parents are away, fugitives, golden years, mischievous children, family relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.8
 19K
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: not serious, humorous, offbeat, touching, clever ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, eviction, lawyer, real estate, child's point of view, mischievous children, family, adventure, fish out of water, misfit, escapades, save the day ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: exciting, feel good, humorous, not serious
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: swamp, partners, heroes, kidnapping, store, best friends, danger, youth, friendship, rescue, escapades, confined ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Rookie of the Year (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 12-year-old Henry Rowengartner, whose late father was a minor league baseball player, grew up dreaming of playing baseball, despite his physical shortcomings. After Henry's arm is broken while trying to catch a baseball at school, the tendon in ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, inspirational, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: baseball, sport, contests and competitions, follow your dream, underdog, rivalry, sport team, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, ambition, hopes, major league ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Little Monsters (1989)
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, humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: friendship, monster, horror for children, family, adventure, mischievous children, young heroes, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, wish come true, best friends ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: family, mischievous children, contests and competitions, lifestyle, eccentric family, disorder, animal life, couples, family life, pets, family relations, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: beverly hills, california, usa, peru
⇓ 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: feel good, offbeat, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, escapades, young heroes, daring rescue, crimes, adventure, working undercover, mischievous children, family, friends, odd couple, rescue ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mr. Conductor's supply of magic gold dust, which allows him to travel between Shining Time and Thomas's island, is critically low. Unfortunately, he doesn't know how to get more. Meanwhile, Thomas is fending off attacks by the nasty ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, fairy tale, light, scary ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: train, friendship, imaginary kingdom, family, adventure, island, rivalry, friends, parallel world, youth, best friends, pirate ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Neverending Story III (1994)
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: offbeat, feel good, semi serious, stylized, awful ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: fantasy world, magic, good versus evil, book, family, adventure, friendship, rivalry, small town, heroic mission, siblings relations, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Shaggy D.A. (1976)
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, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: dog, lawyer, district attorney, family, college life, family relations, college, campaign, estrangement, dishonesty, wish come true, fall in love ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%