Movies like The Kings of Appletown

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The Kings of Appletown (2008)
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The Kings of Appletown (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Will and Clayton witness a murder, but out of fear decide not to tell anyone. They and their friend Betsy, whose father has been wrongfully accused of the crime, go on a journey to find the real killer, and at the same time redeem themselves.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: false accusation, murder, small town, investigation, adventurer, amateur detective, teenage life, adventure, crimes, best friends, youth, riddles and clues, heroes, danger, dishonesty, escapades, witnessing a crime, disorder, amateur sleuth, coming of age, friends, chases and races, mischievous children, child in peril, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and feel good films with plots about youth, family, friends, adventure, disorder, crimes and danger mostly in Comedy, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Kings of Appletown: Ace Ventura Jr: Pet Detective (2009), The Famous Five 2 (2013), Bored Silly (2000), Beethoven's 5th (2003), My Uncle Killed a Guy (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ace Wonder: Message from a Dead Man (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ace Wonder is a 10-year-old detective, struggling to find a storyline for his latest novel. When his path tangles with Derek Morton, a simple family mystery becomes a very real case of corporate espionage, scientific discovery, and one coldblooded ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating, twists and turns, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: boy hero, adventurer, riddles and clues, uncover truth, young heroes, amateur detective, save the day, investigation, crimes, single parent, parents and children, family business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tennessee
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95%
A Modern Twain Story: The Prince and the Pauper (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A modern day telling of the Mark Twain classic, The Prince and the Pauper.
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: rich and poor, mistaken identity, disorder, youth, dishonesty, hidden identity, fish out of water, adventure, family, power relations, urban, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Ace Ventura Jr: Pet Detective (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "I will try to be normal" 12-year-old Ace Ventura Jr. promises. Thats cool, except whats normal for him is finding missing mutts, kidnapped kitties or gone gators and creating hilarious chaos every step of the way.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: escapades, adventure, rescue, obsessive quest, danger, disorder, uncover truth, family, pets, private detective, heroes, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Famous Five 2 (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: For their bicycle tour to Catmoor, the friends Julian, Dick and Anne, their cousin Georgina, called George, and her dog Timmy have long looked forward to. But the camping holiday in the countryside ends with the kidnapping of Dick, confuse the two ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, young heroes, investigation, danger, friends, family, youth, heroes, best friends, kidnapping, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Three Investigators and the Secret of Terror Castle (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: Germany, South Africa
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A new case for the cult detectives! Not by coincidence, a mysterious videotape falls into the hands of Jupiter Jones (CHANCELLOR MILLER), Pete Crenshaw (NICK PRICE) and Bob Andrews (CAMERON MONAGHAN) during Jupiter's birthday party in Rocky ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, scary, suspenseful
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: haunted house, amateur detective, supernatural ability, adventure, escapades, danger, investigation, young heroes, buddies, curses spells and rituals, youth, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.9
 60
Bored Silly (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: What starts out as a boring day for Bobby, Johnnie and Chuck quickly escalates into a riotous backyard adventure. A swarming beehive, a lawn mower with a mind of its own, a mysterious junkman and the neighborhood bully are just some of the hilarious ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, young heroes, mischievous children, adventure, youth, buddies, disorder, teenage life, small town, summer vacation, family, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, dog, friendship, family life, friends, escapades, family, adventure, partners, chase, danger, heroes ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Three Investigators and the Secret of Skeleton Island (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: Germany, South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In "The Three Investigators and The Secret of Skeleton Island" the cult detective trio from Rocky Beach, California, fall into a breath-taking mixture of adventure, thriller and mystery. Only by a hairs-breadth did they escape with their ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, exciting, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: amateur detective, ancient mystery, investigation, adventure, treasure hunt, mystery, save the day, partners, youth, escapades, legend, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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My Uncle Killed a Guy (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eder (Lázaro Ramos) is arrested after confessing the murder of a man. Duca (Darlan Cunha), a 15 years old boy who is Eder's nephew, wants to prove the innocence of his uncle, he's sure that his uncle confessed the crime to protect his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, investigation, amateur detective, uncover truth, teenage life, teenage love, who done it, youth, best friends, mystery, love and romance, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Adventures of Mickey Matson and the Copperhead Treasure (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a mythical device from ancient times is rebuilt by a group of Confederates who feel the civil war never ended, Mickey Matson and his newfound friend, Sully, must follow a series of clues left by his dead grandfather to keep the evil men away ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, tense ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: ancient mystery, adventure, adventurer, escapades, good versus evil, rivalry, save the day, youth, danger, legends and myths, riddles and clues, patriotism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
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The Scenesters (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Someone is killing beautiful young Hipsters in East L.A. Charlie is a crime scene cleaner working for Aftershocks Inc. with a penchant for Sherlock Holmes type deduction. Wallace is an out-of-luck filmmaker working as a crime scene videographer. The ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, fish out of water, serial killer, deadly, crimes, disorder, who done it, film within a film, amateur detective, filmmaker, hipster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Mystery Team (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of former Encyclopedia Brown-style child-detectives struggle to solve an adult mystery.
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, friendship, amateur detective, investigation, mystery, friends, crimes, absurdism, farce, bicycle, strip club, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Adventures of a Teenage Dragonslayer (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Arthur unwittingly discovers the secret to stopping an evil dragon who threatens to destroy all civilization.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, light
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dragon, teenage life, imaginary, adventure, young heroes, heroes, danger, escapades, troll, family, rivalry, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Metro Chase (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This family comedy is about, Zack, an 8-year old American boy who is separated from his 18-year old sister, as they arrive in Paris for a family vacation. Seth, and friends track Zack down.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: chase, adventure, mischievous children, young heroes, disorder, danger, kids in trouble, child in peril, family relations, friends, friendship, family life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.9
 3K
Dadnapped (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Melissa has a bad case of sibling rivalry, only her competition is a fictional character in her father's best-selling novel about a teenage super spy. When her father is "dadnapped" by a group of overzealous fans, it's up to ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, rescue, parents and children, adventure, danger, lifestyle, family relations, kidnapping, siblings relations, crimes, young heroes, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.0
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Just 4 Kicks (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Best known as the production designer on most of the Farrelly Brothers films, Sidney J. Bartholomew Jr. makes his directorial debut with this family-friendly soccer comedy. Real-life twin brothers Dylan and Cole Sprouse play a pair of soccer-playing ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: twins, family life, family relations, ambition, adventure, rivalry, underdog, sport, friends, family, hopes, soccer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.9
 20K
Nancy Drew (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Intrepid teenage private eye Nancy Drew heads to Tinseltown with her father to investigate the unsolved murder of a movie star in this old-fashioned whodunit based on Carolyn Keene's popular series of books for young adults. But can the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teen comedy, teens, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: amateur detective, riddles and clues, young heroes, chase, who done it, danger, private detective, disorder, family relations, single parent, hollywood, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Swindle (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on Gordon Korman's book 'Swindle,' this movie is about a boy named Griffin who finds a valuable multi-million dollar baseball card. After accidentally selling the card for a million dollar loss, he enlists the help of his best ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, friendship, youth, escapades, partners, cons and scams, swindle, friends, best friends, family, child spy, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Careless (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Wiley Roth finds a severed human finger in his kitchen one night. Understandably freaked out, in a search across Los Angeles that brings them in contact with psychics, ineffectual police, crooked taxidermists, mysterious neighbors who might be on ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, friendship, obsession, reluctant partners, danger, best friends, partners, romance, nothing goes right, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Scooby-Doo (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Mystery Inc. gang have gone their separate ways and have been apart for two years, until they each receive an invitation to Spooky Island. Not knowing that the others have also been invited, they show up and discover an amusement park that ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, twist ending, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: amateur detective, friendship, adventure, resort, teenage life, heroes, monster, youth, gang, crimes, partners against crime, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
 4K
The Outcasts (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After falling victim to a humiliating prank by the high school Queen Bee, best friends and world-class geeks, Mindy and Jodi, decide to get their revenge by uniting the outcasts of the school against her and her circle of friends.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: best friends, youth, society, rivalry, teenage life, misfit, vengeance, high school, disorder, coming of age, prank, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Cop and a Half (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a pint-sized 8-year-old kid witnesses a murder he offers to help the police, if they make him a cop, too. Saddled with this streetwise sidekick, a hardboiled cop is forced to take his new partner seriously as they race the clock to bring the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, boys' night, pre-teens
Plot: murder, partners against crime, odd couple, crimes, witnessing a crime, children, police investigation, fighting crime, friendship, undercover, police, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Crocodiles (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Hannes, growing up with his young, poor and single mother wants to join the coolest gang in the area, the Vorstadtkrokodile. When the ‘entry test’ goes wrong, Hannes’s life is saved by Kai, who is desperate to join too but is ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, suburban life, suburbs, heroes, friendship, best friends, teenage life, family, buddies, youth, witnessing a crime, amateur detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Hostile Makeover (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lacey Smithsonian is a stylish journalist who works as a television reporter. When interviewing a prestigious fashion designer Amanda Manville, it confesses that receives death threats from someone. Everything is complicated when the artist is shot ...
Style: witty, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, partners, celebrity culture, false accusation, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, disorder, fashion, mystery, media, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Suite Life on Deck (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: The series follows twin brothers Zack and Cody Martin and hotel heiress London Tipton in a new setting, the SS Tipton, where they attend classes at "Seven Seas High" and meet Bailey Pickett while Mr. Moseby manages the ship. The ship ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, not serious, humorous, sitcom
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: twins, ship, family, family relations, siblings relations, adventure, lifestyle, high school life, teenage life, mischievous children, disorder, cruise ship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.7
 194
Finding Kelly (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The surprisingly intricate, nimble plot is about a couple of kids who play amateur detectives one summer in the hopes of collecting a $5,000 reward offered to anyone able to find a missing 17 year old girl. The girl and boy are best friends who have ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, tense ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: amateur detective, uncover truth, young heroes, buddies, youth, mystery, heroes, missing child, investigation, danger, crimes, child's point of view ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.3
 1K
Fast Getaway (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Nelson, played by Corey Haim is a teenager who robs banks with his father in group along with two other friends. Corey Haim Is the right guy, in the right place, at the right time. All he needed was a ...fast getaway
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, chase, robbery, disorder, escapades, criminal heroes, partners, rivalry, crimes, youth, family relations, young heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Last Hours in Suburbia (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Grace is accused of playing a role in a deadly accident, her best friend reaches out from beyond the grave to unveil the truth behind what happened.
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: memory loss, investigation, false accusation, uncover truth, life is a bitch, dishonesty, best friends, crimes, mystery, accident, car accident, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Our Lips Are Sealed (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Follow Mary-Kate and Ashely halfway around the world in this Aussie adventure jam packed with non-stop action, laughs, super spies and surfer guys. The extraordinary escapade begins when the girls eyewitness a crime and are forced to go undercover ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, entertaining
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: twins, twin sister, undercover, witness protection, teenage life, hidden identity, mischievous children, escapades, kids in trouble, disorder, youth, danger ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Scooby-Doo! Adventures: The Mystery Map (2013)
Genre: Short, 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: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friends, adventure, silly humor, treasure hunt, riddles and clues, disorder, goofy hero, mystery, escapades, family, heroes, puppet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%