Movies and TV shows like Dennis the Menace

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Dennis the Menace (1986)
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Dennis the Menace (1986)
Genre: Animation, Family, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dennis the Menace is an American animated series produced by DHX Media, based on the comic strip by Hank Ketcham. The young blond boy with a cowlick and a mischievous personality, Dennis the Menace, gets into numerous scrapes and adventures with his dog Ruff and his friends Joey, Margaret, Gina, Tommy, PeeBee and Jay. Dennis is an impulsive, angel-faced little devil who is always getting into scrapes which end up tormenting his hapless next-door neighbor, Mr. Wilson. Dennis finds himself involved in all kinds of wild adventures but always manages to save the day. The series was originally aired in syndication in the U.S., distributed by The Program Exchange. The second season aired on Saturday mornings on CBS. Each half-hour show consists of three six or seven minute shorts. The show was sponsored by General Mills.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: youth, family, friends, family relations, parents and children, pets, family life, suburbs, farce, chases and races, mischievous children, buddies, escapades, disorder, brat, troublemaker, young heroes, dog, cartoon dog, naughty child, frog, surrealism, neighbor, pet dog, overalls
Time: 80s, 20th century

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Most similar movies to Dennis the Menace

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and not serious films and TV series with plots about family, friends, disorder, youth, friendship, mischievous children and surrealism mostly in Animation, Family and Comedy genres. Some movies like Dennis the Menace: The Little Lulu Show (1995), The Mighty B! (2008), Heathcliff (1980), Caillou (1997), Angelo Rules (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Little Lulu Show (1995)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The Little Lulu Show is an animated television series, based on the Marjorie Henderson Buell comic book character Little Lulu. The show was produced by CINAR Animation after Marge's death in 1993, and aired on HBO Family and Cartoon Network in ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: kids
Plot: misfit, prank, best friends, mischievous children, youth, family, disorder, friends, family relations, brat, parents and children, small town ...
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The Mighty B! (2008)
Genre: Animation, Short, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The Mighty B! is an American animated television series co-created by Amy Poehler, Cynthia True and Erik Wiese for Nickelodeon. The series centers on Bessie Higgenbottom, an ambitious Honeybee girl scout who believes she will become The Mighty B if ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, friendship, young heroes, ambition, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder, family relations, youth, escapades, family, single parent ...
Place: usa, san francisco
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Heathcliff (1980)
Genre: Animation, Family, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Heathcliff is an animated TV series that debuted on October 4, 1980. It was the first series based on the Heathcliff comic strip and was produced by Ruby-Spears Productions. It ran until September 18, 1982 with a total of 25 episodes, under two ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: rivalry, wooing, uninhibited rivalry, friendship, small town, farce, animal life, friends, disorder, nothing goes right, prank, gang ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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73%
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Caillou (1997)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Caillou is an educational Canadian children's television series, based on the books by author Christine L'Heureux and illustrator Hélène Desputeaux. During the first season, many of the stories in the animated version began with a ...
Style: semi serious, colourful, light, educational film, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: parents and children, friendship, family life, little boy, family relations, babies and infants, pets, friends, siblings relations, family, parenting, nagging and grouching ...
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Angelo Rules (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: France, UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Angelo is a problem child and, with his two best friends, causes a lot of trouble in the neighborhood.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: teenage life, friendship, youth, school, escapades, buddies, young heroes, nothing goes right, family, family relations, disorder, boy genius ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Ed, Edd, 'n' Eddy (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA, North Korea, South Korea
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Three adolescent boys, Ed, Edd "Double D", and Eddy, collectively known as "the Eds", constantly invent schemes to make money from their peers to purchase their favorite confectionery, jawbreakers. Their plans usually fail ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: brat, prank, buddies, youth, misfit, dishonesty, nothing goes right, mischievous children, cons and scams, suburbs, friends, troublemaker ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Berenstain Bears (2002)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A fun-loving family of bears whose love, loyalty and humour allows them to overcome any obstacle that finds its way down their sunny dirt road. They demonstrate time and time again that, no matter what the problem may be, the love, understanding, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sweet, educational
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: bear, mischievous children, family life, parents and children, animal life, supportive parent, disorder, imaginary, escapades, friendship, anthropomorphic animal, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show (1983)
Genre: Animation, Short, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show is an animated television series featuring characters and storylines from the Charles M. Schulz comic strip Peanuts. It aired Saturday mornings on the CBS network from 1983 to 1986. It re-aired on The Disney ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids
Plot: baseball, family, youth, heroes, buddies, social misfits, mischievous children, disorder, friends, pets, prank, young heroes ...
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62%
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Heathcliff & the Catillac Cats (1984)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, France, Canada, Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Heathcliff is an animated television series that debuted on September 5, 1984. It was the second series based on the Heathcliff comic strip and was produced by DIC Entertainment. It ran in syndication until 1988 with a total of 86 episodes. The ...
Style: not serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: cartoon cat, disorder, troublemaker, dishonesty, family, prank, cat, cartoon dog, talking dog, cartoon violence, surrealism, junkyard ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Casper and Friends (1990)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Follow the adventures of the world's friendliest ghost, Casper, and his friends Wendy the Good Little Witch, Baby Huey, Little Audrey and more, in this spook-tacular cartoon collection!
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, anthology
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: friendship, imaginary, young heroes, supernatural, heroes, family, supernatural ability, mischievous children, escapades, youth, disorder, babies and infants ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1950s, 1990s, 1940s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Titeuf (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Titeuf is a comic series created by Swiss draughtsman Zep (real name Philippe Chapuis) depicting the life of a young boy (the title's namesake Titeuf, "Tootuff" in the English translation) and his vision of the adult world & ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: young heroes, teenage life, introspection, youth, nothing goes right, buddies, disorder, teenage love, family life, parents and children, siblings relations, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Garfield and Friends (1988)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The animated stories of Garfield the cat, Odie the dog, their owner Jon and the trouble they get into. And also Orson the Pig and his adventures on a farm with his fellow farm animals.
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: cartoon cat, cartoon dog, goofy hero, friends, animal life, friendship, countryside, pets, cat, anthropomorphic animal, rescue, unlikely partners ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Pound Puppies (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
TV show
Story: A group of pound dogs make it their mission to place puppies with their perfect person and have lots of adventures along the way.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, puppy, pets, adventure, escapades, rescue, hidden identity, family, partners, disorder, friends, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Tom & Jerry Kids Show (1990)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Tom & Jerry Kids Show is an animated television series, co-produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions and Turner Entertainment, starring cat-and-mouse duo Tom and Jerry as children. The show premiered in 1990 and continued airing until 1994. The ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, funny, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: uninhibited rivalry, cat and mouse, family, disorder, escapades, chase, fight, mouse, creativity, silly humor, rivalry, chases and races ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Postcards from Buster (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
TV show
Story: Postcards from Buster centers on Buster traveling to various places around North America, usually in the United States but also in the Caribbean, Canada – and other places – with his father, who is a pilot for a group of musicians. In each ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: friends, family, best friends, youth, educational program, dancing, surrealism, dance, controversy, camera
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Recess (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Recess is an American animated television series created by Paul Germain and Joe Ansolabehere and produced by Walt Disney Television Animation. The series focuses on six elementary school students and their interaction with other classmates and ...
Style: not serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: elementary school, boss, playground, buddies, youth, mischievous children, young heroes, social relations, troublemaker, power relations, disorder, best friends ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Baby Looney Tunes (2002)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Baby Looney Tunes is an American animated television series showing the Looney Tunes characters as babies. It was produced by Warner Bros. Animation. The show premiered on WB stations usually before or after the Kids' WB! block on September 7, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: young heroes, babies and infants, mischievous children, goofy hero, friendship, disorder, teaching the ways of the world, family, heroes, looney tunes, adoption, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Eek! the Cat (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Eek! The Cat is a Canadian-American animated series, created by Savage Steve Holland and Bill Kopp and produced by Fox Kids and Savage Studios with animation by Nelvana, that ran from 1992 to 1997.
Style: not serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: disorder, animal life, friends, silly humor, imaginary, family, escapades, nothing goes right, friendship, selflessness, dinosaur, absurdism ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown (1985)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: The Peanuts gang perform the classic Broadway musical. In addition to the classic songs, we see Charlie Brown and his friends perform the various comedy sketches of the play.
Style: feel good, stylized, humorous, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: cartoon dog, youth, mischievous children, family, pets, young heroes, friends, disorder, friendship, dog, surrealism, table ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Happiness Is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Linus is pushed to his limits when he learns Grandma is coming to visit and plans on ridding him of his childish security blanket.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: youth, friends, family relations, pets, bittersweet, peanuts, kids and family, charlie brown
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Littles (1983)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Littles is an animated television series based on The Littles characters in a series of children's novels by American author John Peterson, the first of which was published in 1967. This cartoon was produced by a French/American/Canadian ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: young heroes, orphan, friends, family relations, disorder, adventure, rescue, youth, family, danger, mischievous children, opposites attract ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Garfield Show (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: France, USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The Garfield Show is a French/American CGI animated television series that premiered in France on France 3 on December 22, 2008. English-language episodes started airing on Boomerang UK on May 5, 2009. It premiered in the United States on Cartoon ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: best friends, animal life, partners, mischievous children, cartoon dog, cartoon cat, computer animation, pets, elementary school, chaos and mayhem, friends, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Catscratch (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Catscratch is an American animated television series created by Doug TenNapel. It was aired on both Nickelodeon and Nicktoons in 2005. It was also shown on Nickelodeon UK / Ireland in 2006. It is a lighthearted adaptation of TenNapel's graphic ...
Style: semi serious, surreal, feel good, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: mischievous children, animal life, disorder, siblings relations, rivalry, pets, escapades, danger, youth, cartoon cat, family, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Proud Family (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: "The Proud Family" follows the adventures and misadventures of Penny, a 14-year-old African American girl who's doing her best to navigate through the early years of teen-dom. Penny's every encounter inevitably spirals into ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, sitcom, multicultural ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, lifestyle, youth, best friends, parents and children, friendship, family life, teenage love, siblings relations, high school, teenage life, r&b ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Go, Diego! Go! (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Go, Diego, Go! is a children's television series created by Chris Gifferd and Valerie Walsh, and is a spin-off of Dora the Explorer. The show premiered on September 6, 2005 and ended on September 16, 2011 on Nickelodeon. It also aired as part ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, educational
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventurer, friendship, mischievous children, young heroes, best friends, disorder, animal life, danger, youth, escapades, human animal relationship, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Marsupilami (1993)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Marsupilami is an animated series that first appeared on television in Raw Toonage in 1992, and was then spun off into his own eponymous show on the CBS television network for the 1993–1994 season.
Style: exciting, not serious, offbeat, humorous
Audience: kids
Plot: jungle, danger, mischievous children, family, misfit, rivalry, escapades, disorder, animal life, friends, survival, farce ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The New Scooby-Doo Mysteries (1984)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Picking up almost directly where 'The New Scooby and Scappy Doo Show' left off. The main difference being that the team are now occasionally joined by Fred and Velma, who have been absent since season one of the 'Scooby and scrappy ...
Style: humorous, not serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: cartoon dog, scooby doo, youth, amateur detective, goofy hero, family, pets, silly humor, friends, disorder, riddles and clues, friendship ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Recess: Taking the Fifth Grade (2003)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Here comes a new film for a new school year. It is time to return to the Third Street School with Recess, already in fifth grade !. Gang discouraged to discover that have occurred in the school some unpleasant changes: there will be no pizza, no ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, light, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, friendship, adventure, youth, teachers and students, disorder, troublemaker, young heroes, school, elementary school, halloween, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
As Told by Ginger (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: As Told by Ginger focuses on middle schooler Ginger Foutley who, with her friends, tries to become more than a social geek.
Style: light, feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: school, teenage life, best friends, everyday life, popularity, youth, siblings relations, diary, friendship, high school life, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Kids from Room 402 (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The Kids from Room 402 is a television program that originally aired on Fox Family in the USA starting in 1999, previously aired on Teletoon, and currently airs in the UK. The show is focused primarily on the students from Room 402, as the title ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, non-linear, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: elementary school, mischievous children, friendship, teachers and students, social relations, school life, childhood, power relations, troublemaker, friends, newcomer, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%