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I Bought a Father (1963)
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I Bought a Father (1963)
Original name: Я купил папу
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A story about five years old Dimka who decided to by himself a father.
Plot: ice hockey, single mother, boy, department store

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and not serious films with plots about boy, family relations, father son relationship, family, children, girl and youth mostly in Family, Comedy and Thriller genres. Some movies like I Bought a Father: Welcome, or No Trespassing (1964), Far til fire's vilde ferie (2015), Katya and the Crocodile (1966), Tiger (1997), Nasty Brats (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Welcome, or No Trespassing (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A satirical comedy about the excessive restrictions that children face during their vacation in a Young Pioneer camp.
Plot: boy, swimming, holiday, female nudity, voyeur, male nudity, vacation, children, lake, girl, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: russia
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Far til fire's vilde ferie (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Denmark
Story: A wild holiday of the father of four and his family.
Plot: child, family relations, boy, girl, children, burglary
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83%
My Father, My Mother, My Brothers and My Sisters (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Young single mother has two sons and a daughter by three different fathers who are completely unaware of having fathered them. Anne's mother conjures up a plot to make everyone involved to go on a beach holiday in Mexico at the same time so ...
Plot: female director, fatherhood, overalls, family secret, female nudity, beach, single mother
Place: mexico
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73%
Katya and the Crocodile (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 66 min.
Story: It is the summer holiday and little Mísa Horák has taken a few animals from the school's so-called "Corner of Living Nature" home to care for. But when he brings home two Angora rabbits, a starling, a little monkey, a tortoise and a ...
Plot: little boy, boy, hiding place, rabbit, monkey, little girl, girl, turtle, family relations
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Tiger (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Josh Baker is the youngest son of the rambunctious but loving Baker family who live in a sunny beach side California suburb. He is constantly teased by his brother John and his sisters Erica and Lisa, misunderstood by his parents Andrea and Rick, ...
Style: suspense
Plot: dog, talking dog, extreme sports, boy
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Nasty Brats (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old George is the new kid in the Apple Orchard housing complex. He and the other kids are terrorized by JB, the tyrannical superintendent. George starts out as an outsider, until he discovers he has a talent for leadership. Eventually, ...
Plot: thief, basement, caretaker, vase, girl, scar, childhood, skateboarding, tractor, skateboard, stolen goods, police ...
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I Didn't Do It! (1999)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old Martin is a basically good boy. Unfortunately each time he decides to give a hand things end in disaster. This summer, he has been invited to spend a vacation at the Hotel Nautilus by his friend Vincent's parents. This is a ...
Plot: children, hotel, friend, father son relationship, tree, summer vacation, house, summer camp, summer, boy, friendship, paint ...
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Missing Link (1999)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young boy develops a passion for archeology and tries to unravel the truth about his ancestry.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: coming of age, adventure, family, youth, family relations, small town, small town life, parents and children, riddles and clues, curses spells and rituals, chaos and mayhem, obsessive quest ...
Time: 90s, 1950s, 50s
Place: congo, brussels, holland, belgium
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Fatty Finn (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The time is the 1930's. Australia like the rest of the world is in the grip of depression. For Aussie's one man lifted their spirits, Don Bradman. Arguably one of the greatest sportsmen of any sport, The Don's cricketing prowess was a ...
Plot: children, male nudity, boy, butt naked, police officer, nudity (full frontal - brief), embarrassment, bully, skinny dipping
Place: australia
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My Brother Has a Cute Brother (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Honza Pavelka (Jan Hrusínský) wins the junior motorbike speed races. His thirteen-year-old brother Martin (Roman Cada), his assistant and biggest fan, answers the questions of his schoolfriend Pavlína in a superior tone. Student Zuzana (Libuse ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, father son relationship, dancing, boy, pregnant teenager, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, train, marriage, mother daughter relationship, brother brother relationship, father daughter relationship, kiss ...
Place: prague
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Heffley family road trip to attend Meemaw's 90th birthday party goes hilariously off course thanks to Greg's newest scheme to get to a video gaming convention.
Style: light, road movie, entertaining, funny, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: road trip, family, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, family life, diary, boy, journey, parenthood, travel, mother son relationship, trip ...
Time: contemporary
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Christmas In Palm Springs (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jessica has a big presentation in Palm Springs. There are a couple of problems though: her two kids who will do anything to get mom and dad back together again - even if they have to hack mom's phone or pose as a secretary to make sure ...
Plot: christmas, separation, dinner, father son relationship, loyalty, gift, bed, boy, divorce, embarrassment, competition, sabotage ...
Place: new york
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Pants on Fire (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jack Parker has always skated by on his lies, especially the one about Mikey, an underprivileged (and made-up) teen who Jack "tutors"... until one day "Mikey" shows up for real, and all Jack's lies start coming true.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, dishonesty, youth, family relations, mischievous children, parents and children, nothing goes right, boy, lie, society, life turned upside down, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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How to Eat Fried Worms (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: During the first day of his new school year, a fifth grade boy squares off against a bully and winds up accepting a dare that could change the balance of power within the class.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, touching
Plot: bully, parents and children, friendship, contests and competitions, family, youth, rivalry, love and romance, couples, friends, family relations, underdog ...
Time: contemporary
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Problem Child 3: Junior in Love (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Chapter 3 of the Problem Child trilogy features pre-teened Junior in love with a classmate that won't even notice him, but does notice three other boys who are rivals to Junior. This means war!
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: mischievous children, farce, nurse, doctor, dentist, problem child, child, spoiled brat, family, parents and children, friendship, family life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Bambi's Childhood (1985)
Genre: Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 79 min.
Story: First of the two movies bases on the novel "Bambi, a Life in the Woods" written by Felix Salten.
Plot: female director, family relations, boy, father son relationship, nature, mother son relationship
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Emil and the Piglet (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Nursing a piglet back to life because it´s the runt of the litter earns Emil a friend for life.
Plot: piglet, toothache, parent child relationship, chaos, dentist, father, ink, farmer, children, classroom, fight, blond boy ...
Place: eastern europe
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Back in middle school after summer vacation, Greg Heffley and his older brother Rodrick must deal with their parents' misguided attempts to have them bond.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, light, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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Little Cobras: Operation Dalmatian (1997)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Children's comedy about a group of 4 friends who buy a club mascot, a dalmatian named Vulcan, and inadvertently stumble across a spate of dog kidnappings, orchestrated by an uptight mastermind and his 2 hopeless henchmen. When Vulcan becomes ...
Plot: kidnapping, girl, boy, dog, henchman, overalls, dalmatian
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Point, Point, Comma... (1972)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A lyric comedy about eight-graders, their life and first love...
Plot: competition, pioneer, schoolgirl, school, teacher, schoolboy, friend, lesson, teenager
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39%
Attention, Turtle! (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set in 1970's Soviet Union, the story follows a group of young children and a pet turtle. When one of the children becomes ill and taken to hospital, his turtle falls into the hands of two mischievous boys who test the turtle's ...
Plot: girl dressed as boy, turtle, tank, bathing, apartment, hospital, children, cross dressing, bathtub, school, soldier, teacher ...
Place: soviet union, ussr
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39%
Don Quixote's Children (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The head of maternity clinic is nicknamed Don Quixote by his neighbors. He spends days and nights with newborn children, forgetting about his own growing sons.
Plot: hospital, lonely man, father son relationship, don quixote
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Problem Child 2 (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Junior and his father, Ben, move from Cold River to Mortville. Junior becomes threatened by Ben's desire to date again and find a new mother for Junior, and sabotages each of his dates.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, sequel to cult film ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
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Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
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Six Bears and a Clown (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Czechoslovakia, West Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The owner of a circus decides to swap his trained bears for trained pigs, and fires clown Cibulka. The clown gets a job at a local school, bears escape and seek him out and a school inspector comes into town.
Plot: visitor, girl, little boy, long underwear, disguise, barefoot male, school principal, locked in, janitor, fake identity, locked door, teacher ...
Place: central europe
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Sune's Summer (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 83 min.
Story: It's summer and Sune Anderssons family is planning a holiday in Greece. Sunes father, Rudolf is sulking because then he won't be able to go on his beloved fishing trip. But after seeing how much the Greek trip is going to cost, he comes up ...
Style: touching, humorous, not serious, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: childhood sweetheart, family relations, daydreamer, car, silly humor, friends, disorder, family, nothing goes right, family life, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, sweden, switzerland
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Parental Guidance (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Artie and Diane agree to look after their three grandkids when their type-A helicopter parents need to leave town for work. Problems arise when the kids' 21st-century behavior collides with Artie and Diane's old-school methods.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, family relations, punishment, eccentric family, family reunited, teaching the ways of the world, family life, golden years, youth, mischievous children, protective parent, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, san francisco
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A Christmas Story (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The comic mishaps and adventures of a young boy named Ralph, trying to convince his parents, teachers, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift for the 1940s.
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, childhood, mischievous children, nostalgia, family relations, bully, small town, obsession, chinese restaurant, little boy, snow ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: indiana, usa
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36%
Dennis the Menace (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mr. Wilson's ever-present annoyance comes in the form of one mischievous kid named Dennis. But he'll need Dennis's tricks to uncover a collection of gold coins that go missing when a shady drifter named Switchblade Sam comes to town.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens ...
Plot: mischievous children, prank, family, when the parents are away, problem child, friendship, nothing goes right, troublemaker, suburbs, criminal, boy, naughty child ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s, future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Zebra in the Kitchen (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young boy lets the animals out of their cages at the Zoo, to set them free, but the animals start taking over the town.
Plot: zoo, mountain lion, zebra, animal lover, camel, ice cream, german shepherd, cougar, chimpanzee, dog, city country contrast, father son relationship ...
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Richie Rich: A Christmas Story (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After getting blamed for spoiling Christmas, the richest kid in the world wishes he'd never been born. Unfortunately, a wishing machine, invented by professor Keenbean, picked up the wish and made it come true. Now Richie finds himself in a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, family life, parallel world, imaginary, family, mischievous children, misfit, disorder, youth, sleigh, flyer, remote control ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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