Movies like Monkey Up

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Monkey Up (2016)
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Monkey Up (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A talking monkey seeks to gain fame and fortune as a movie star, but instead finds what's most important, a family.
Style: cult film
Plot: school, monkey, talking animals, actor, director, monkey actor, toy store, animal actor

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Most similar movies to Monkey Up

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and light films with plots about family, disorder, family relations, talking animals, imaginary, children and friends mostly in Family, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Monkey Up: Pup Star (2016), My Pet Monster (1986), The Mysterious Miss C. (2002), Vampire Dog (2012), Treasure Buddies (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Pup Star (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Yorkshire Terrier, competing in a televised singing competition, is separated from her owner by an opportunist dog pound worker.
Style: road movie, humorous, feel good, light, tense ...
Plot: talking dog, family relations, friendship, dog, single father, pet owner relationship, talking animals, animal shelter, dog actor, little girl, children, dog movie ...
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95%
 4.8
 326
My Pet Monster (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Synder, the historian who has spent many years trying to unlock the powers of the statue, wishes to capture Max for validation of his life's work.
Style: psychotronic, cult film, surprise ending
Plot: family relations, monster, brother sister relationship, transformation, boy, poodle
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Mysterious Miss C. (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An eccentric teacher (Marie-Chantal Perron) causes children at her elementary school to change the way they look at themselves.
Plot: teacher, school, strange person, friends, friend
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82%
 4.3
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Vampire Dog (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: VAMPIRE DOG is a feature length family film about finding courage and discovering that you belong. Ace, a 12-year-old boy is new in middle school. His grandfather from Transylvania passes away at the ripe age of 99, and sends him his dog, Fang, to ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, light, unusual plot structure
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: vampire, boy and dog, pets, imaginary, youth, family, pet dog, talking animals, talking dog, moving, school, drums ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Treasure Buddies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Disney's irresistible talking puppies are back in an all-new movie that takes them halfway across the world to the ruins of ancient Egypt. With the help of some exotic new friends, this epic adventure is a treasure trove of pure Buddy fun. In a ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, adventure, friendship, young heroes, treasure hunt, youth, escapades, family, friends, uninhibited rivalry, legends and myths, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Dr. Dolittle 3 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lisa Dolittle sends her daughter to 'Durango', a Dude Ranch, to find herself. While there, she uses her talent to talk to the animals in order to save Durango from being taken over by a neighboring Ranch.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: animals, pets, family life, friends, family relations, family, teenage life, misfit, partners, imaginary, disorder, fish out of water ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Richard Herring: The Headmaster's Son (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In The Headmaster's Son, a nostalgic and faintly disturbing juvenile romp through the 1980s, Richard Herring considers what could possibly be worse than being a podgy, swotty, virginal schoolboy. What if your dad's the headmaster too?
Style: live comedy
Plot: school, stand up, comedian, director, nostalgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Spooky Buddies (2011)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Disney's irresistible talking puppies are back in an all-new movie that takes them far across town to a mysterious mansion where something very spooky is going on.
Style: semi serious, not serious, humorous, entertaining
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog movie, dog, buddies, legend, disorder, escapades, supernatural, youth, imaginary, family, friendship, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 6.9
 139K
Matilda (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An extraordinarily intelligent young girl from a cruel and uncaring family discovers she possesses telekinetic powers and is sent off to a school headed by a tyrannical principal.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, fairy tale, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: school, telekinesis, child abuse, eccentric family, young heroes, supernatural ability, adventure, teachers and students, parents and children, little girl, child prodigy, mischievous children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Mister Twister: Class of Fun (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Based on the highly popular series of children books comes the cheerful film-comedy Teach! chronicling the funny misadventures of a young intern teacher at an elementary school.
Plot: director, hiking, schoolyard, field trip, school trip, blackboard, teacher, dog, sandwich, school bus, dictation, school
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Doctor Dolittle (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A successful physician and devoted family man, John Dolittle (Eddie Murphy) seems to have the world by the tail, until a long suppressed talent he possessed as a child, the ability to communicate with animals is suddenly reawakened with a vengeance! ...
Style: light, funny, emotional, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: animal human communication, veterinarian, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, friendship, clinic, doctor, dog, african american, talking animals, dysfunctional family, monkey ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
MVP: Most Valuable Primate (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jack is a three-year-old chimpanzee who has been the subject of a long-term experiment by Dr. Kendall, a researcher who been teaching Jack to communicate through sign language. ack scrambles onto the ice in the midst of practice for Steven's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, captivating, light
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: chimpanzee, hockey, ice hockey, against the odds, friendship, athlete's life, sport, ambition, buddies, underdog, sport team, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Talking Pony!?! (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: 16 year old JULIET BELLO lives on a ranch with her stepmother KIM and two irritating stepbrothers, CRAIG and PETE. Since her father died the ranch has been going downhill, until in desperation Kim has to entertain the offer from businessman ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, parody, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, farm, rivalry, ranch, horse, prank, man versus nature, talking animals, talking horse, allergy, father son estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Girl on the Broomstick (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Dívka na koštěti or The Girl on the Broomstick is a 1972 Czechoslovak fantasy-comedy film directed by Václav Vorlíček. It tells a story of a teenage witch, Saxana (played by Petra Černocká), frozen in time as a punishment for 300 years, who ...
Style: fairy tale, urban fantasy, psychotronic, cult film
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: donkey, jumping out a window, damsel in distress, jumping through a window, mistrust, lifestyle change, disembodied head, punishment, long haired male, toy, classmate classmate relationship, puppet ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Simple Wish (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Murray is a male fairy godmother, and he is trying to help 8-year-old Anabel to fulfil her "simple wish" - that her father Oliver, who is a cab driver, would win the leading role in a Broadway musical. Unfortunately, Murray's magic ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, fairy godmother, family, imaginary, rivalry, supernatural ability, down on your luck, wish come true, mischievous children, parents and children, father daughter relationship, satire ...
Place: new york, nebraska, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 872
Ghost (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An aircraft designer becomes a ghost after a sudden death. Now he needs to engage a help of seven-grader in order to finish all his unaccomplished tasks.
Style: exciting, humorous, sincere, captivating, touching ...
Plot: ghost, teenage boy, man boy relationship, boy, death, school, loser, revenge, stuttering, psychiatrist, affection, high school ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Sabrina the Teenage Witch (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada, Hungary
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A girl, sent by her parents to live with her two eccentric aunts, finds out on her sixteenth birthday that she is a witch
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, touching, tv series pilot ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, family outing, kids, girls' night ...
Plot: wizards and magicians, high school, hereditary gift of witchcraft, magic, witch, teenager, eccentric family, supernatural ability, aunt niece relationship, teenage witch, teenage life, secret ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Super Buddies (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When the five puppies stumble upon the Five Power Rings of Inspiron (alien artifacts abandoned on Earth 16 years ago), they all develop super powers, and are enlisted in Captain Canine's battle against the evil Darkon alien Commander Drex. ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: talking dog, supernatural ability, golden retriever, save the world, adventure, good versus evil, friendship, superhero, danger, disney, superhero team, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Are We Done Yet? (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Newlyweds Nick and Suzanne decide to move to the suburbs to provide a better life for their two kids. But their idea of a dream home is disturbed by a contractor with a bizarre approach to business.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: family, family life, domestic disturbance, nothing goes right, family problems, parents and children, renovation, house, interracial friendship, african american, pregnancy, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.2
 59K
Zookeeper (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A comedy about a zookeeper who might be great with animals, but he doesn't know anything about the birds and the bees. The man can't find love, so he decides to quit his job at the zoo, but his animal friends try to stop him and teach him ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: zoo, zookeeper, talking animals, family, veterinarian, love and romance, goofy hero, friendship, wooing, imaginary, silly humor, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.7
 44K
Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Dr. John Dolittle the beloved doctor is back, but this time around he plays cupid to bumbling circus bear Archie as he's so smitten by a Pacific Western bear female, Ava. Dr. Dolittle must help a group of forest creatures to save their forest. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sweet, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: veterinarian, friends, couple relations, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, friendship, goofy hero, family relations, power relations, silly humor, father daughter relationship, bear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, san francisco, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Son of the Mask (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Australia, France, Venezuela, Canada, Romania
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Tim Avery, an aspiring cartoonist, finds himself in a predicament when his dog stumbles upon the mask of Loki. Then after conceiving an infant son "born of the mask", he discovers just how looney child raising can be.
Style: humorous, absurd, idiotic, light, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: baby, superhero, mischievous children, mask, chaos and mayhem, supernatural ability, adventure, parallel world, parents and children, misfit, intrigue, dog ...
Time: 2000s
Place: pakistan, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.0
 1K
Spymate (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Amelia, a young genius and daughter of a top secret agent, unknowingly invents a contraption that makes her the target of an evil scientist.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: spy, secret agents, adventure, heroes, save the world, working undercover, mad scientist, escapades, rivalry, danger, chases and races, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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A Talking Cat!?! (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mysterious talking cat uses its powers of communication to enrich the lives of two different families, and bring them together.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, pets, parents and children, disorder, youth, single parent, talking cat, cat, supernatural, friends, family, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 5K
Miss Minoes (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A cat who turns into a young woman helps a journalist protect their town from a factory boss with an evil plan.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating
Plot: transformation, cat, working undercover, family relations, journalism, reporter, small town life, strong female character, anthropomorphism, rooftop, mayor, family ...
Place: netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 108K
Hocus Pocus (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After 300 years of slumber, three sister witches are accidentally resurrected in Salem on Halloween night, and it us up to three kids and their newfound feline friend to put an end to the witches' reign of terror once and for all.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, sweet, offbeat, light ...
Audience: date night, horror for children, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: halloween, witch, magic, witches, teenage life, supernatural, wizards and magicians, immortality, resurrection, cat, halloween party, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 18th century, year 1993, 1990s ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Canterville Ghost (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young American couple inherits an English castle, only to find that it is haunted by the spirit of a disgraced ancestor, doomed to stay on the estate because of his cowardice. The only way he can escape is if one of his descendants performs an ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, heroes, escapades, redemption, chaos and mayhem, curses spells and rituals, palaces castles and temples, family, supernatural ability, love and romance ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Molly Mahoney is the awkward and insecure manager of Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium, the strangest, most fantastic, most wonderful toy store in the world. But when Mr. Magorium bequeaths the store to her, a dark and ominous change begins to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: objects come to life, magic, miraculous event, accountant, friendship, family, mysterious character, prodigy, toys, boss and employee, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Devil and Max Devlin (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Max dies in an accident, he goes straight to hell. But the devil Barney makes him an offer: if he manages to get three innocent youths to sell him their souls in the next two months, he may stay on earth. Max accepts, and returns to earth, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, cult film, melancholic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: disney, redemption, bus, afterlife, family, devil, destiny, right hand man, hopes, supernatural, wish come true, happy ending ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville. In Whoville, live the Whos, an almost mutated sort of Munchkin-like people. All the Whos love Christmas, yet just outside of their beloved Whoville lives the Grinch. The Grinch is a nasty ...
Style: fairy tale, stylized, humorous, semi serious, whimsical ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, imaginary kingdom, santa claus, village, redemption, male protagonist, holiday, materialism, rescue, family, disorder, social misfits ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%