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Pants on Fire (2014)
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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, exciting, not serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, youth, family relations, dishonesty, parents and children, mischievous children, nothing goes right, boy, lie, society, teenage life, family, imaginary, disorder, life turned upside down
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, light and realistic films with plots about youth, family, family relations, disorder, parents and children, friends and friendship mostly in Family, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Pants on Fire: One Crazy Cruise (2015), Babysitters Beware (2009), Switchmas (2012), Max Embarrassing 2 (2011), Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
One Crazy Cruise (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: A family goes on a cruise but not all is what it seems. The next day they wake up with no memories of last night, which gets them in a LOT of trouble!
Style: buddy comedy, witty, exciting, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: siblings relations, adventure, family, young heroes, goofy hero, escapades, mischievous children, family relations, storytelling, friendship, youth, cruise ...
Time: contemporary
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Babysitters Beware (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Seven-year-old Danny Parker is a good kid who loves his parents. But they have to go out on business dinners all the time, leaving him stuck with a sitter. It's not so bad when it's his favorite babysitter, Janelle but he also gets stuck ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, nanny, when the parents are away, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder, little boy, save the day, friendship, rivalry, friends, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
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Switchmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: All Ira Finkelstein wants for Christmas is...Christmas. Unfortunately, his parents are sending him to Florida to be with his Grandparents. Ira's spirit soars as he manages to land in Christmas Town, USA, instead.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, follow your dream, disorder, mischievous children, youth, switching roles, parents and children, family relations, friends, family, hopes, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Max Embarrassing 2 (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An amusing coming of age tale from Lotte Svendsen's Max-universe. Now 14, Max is about to decide on an internship and is finding it difficult to choose. He settles, against his mother's wishes, for a bank internship. But mother Agnethe, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, light, feel good
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: family, family relations, teenage life, parents and children, youth, mother, son, mother son relationship, coming of age
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While trying to avoid an obsessed girl, rocker Drake Parker meets a young girl, who makes him promise to give her family the best Christmas ever. Later, at the Premiere's first ever Christmas party, a group of teens start to make trouble. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: comedy of errors, mischievous children, nothing goes right, youth, lifestyle, family, family relations, friends, siblings relations, teenage life, step siblings, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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
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71%
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Splitting Adam (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After accidentally stumbling into his uncle's mysterious "tanning bed", Adam learns the answer to all of his problems - multiple Adams. With his new collection of clones, Adam is hopping on one wild summer ride with an epic splash.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, captivating, entertaining
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, family relations, disorder, youth, family, cloning, technology gone awry, save the day, friendship, rivalry, dream girl, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 203
I Heart Shakey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shakey is a family film about a 35-year-old widower named J.T. O'Neil, his precocious 10-year-old daughter and their devoted mutt Shakey. After moving from a small town to Chicago and missing the fine print in their rental contract, J.T. is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, family relations, parents and children, friends, pets, mischievous children, single parent, youth, family life, disorder, dog, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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A Christmas Story 2 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The original traditional one-hundred-percent red-blooded two-fisted all-american christmas continues five years later with Ralphie, Randy mom and the old man. This time Ralphie has his eyes fixed on a car. But trouble is sure to follow.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, sincere, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: christmas, family life, family, eccentric family, youth, holiday, teaching the ways of the world, society, destiny, love, adventure, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Max Embarrassing (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Max is hitting puberty, and foxy Ofelia from class has touched his heart. He now plans to spend Christmas break with her or, at the very least, New Year's Eve. Watching her little boy grow up, his mother Agnete doesn't know what leg to ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, teenage love, parents and children, family relations, new year, youth, teenage life, high school life, friends, eccentric family, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Christmas Caper (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Grinch-like thief retreats to her hometown in Connecticut after a con goes bad and gets stuck baby-sitting her niece and nephew until their parents can make it home for Christmas. She spends most of her time devising ways to even the score with ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: disorder, family life, homecoming, crime gone awry, love and romance, dishonesty, family relations, christmas, small town life, small town, youth, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Golden Winter (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A runaway boy befriends a pack of homeless puppies. Together, they stop a bank robbery and find a family to adopt them all.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: heist, crimes, youth, family, friendship, golden retriever, disorder, dog, christmas, family relations, friends, talking dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Monkey in the Middle (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chris has just moved to the East Coast, and already his workaholic father is encouraging him to make new friends. Luckily football (soccer) practice is starting up, and Chris meets a few kids on the team-including his cute neighbor Mara. When Mara ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, mischievous children, family relations, youth, family, disorder, single parent, animal life, coming of age, friends
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Uncle Nino (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A distant, slightly dysfunctional family is brought closer together when the father's long-estranged Uncle Nino comes from Italy to Chicago for a surprise visit.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family gatherings, family life, family relations, couples, optimism, society, fish out of water, parents and children, uncle, family reunited, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Santa Hunters (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Four children trIn Santa Hunters, Alex and his cousins Zoey (Yde) and Richard (Coronel) create an elaborate setup of traps to catch Santa on tape, but their plan backfires when they realize that seeing Santa will cause him to lose his Christmas ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family, adventure, track down, youth, escapades, santa claus, friendship, imaginary, chases and races, heroes, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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
Plot: family relations, teenage life, high school life, social misfits, family life, family, friends, parents and children, siblings relations, diary, middle school, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Change of Plans (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Sally and Jason Danville's life are turned upside down when a tragic accident suddenly names them the caretakers of four young children.
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: custody, adoption, parents and children, life turned upside down, family life, couple relations, disorder, family, orphan, youth, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Abner, the Invisible Dog (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bullied teen stumbles into possession of a top-secret government formula that turns his dog invisible and gives it the power of speech.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, friendship, family, pets, suburbs, youth, birthday, invisibility, inventions and discoveries, disorder, friends, when the parents are away ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Billy and Buddy (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Buddy is an abandoned young cocker spaniel waiting dejectedly in his cage for a kind, new owner to adopt him. Suddenly, Billy, a little boy whose hair is as red as Buddy's, appears. It's love at first sight and the beginning of a great ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, light, contemplative
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, parents and children, family, boy and dog, pets, disorder, babies and infants, youth, silly humor, dog
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
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60%
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: School is out and Greg is ready for the days of summer, when all his plans go wrong. What on earth is he going to do all summer?
Style: humorous, touching, entertaining, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teen comedy
Plot: parents and children, mischievous children, lifestyle, best friend, amusement park, diary, summer vacation, kids and family, friendship between boys, scout, misfit, childhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
'Twas the Night (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A mischievous 14-year-old boy and his irresponsible uncle almost ruin Christmas when they decide to take Santa's new high-tech sleigh for a joyride.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family relations, cons and scams, family, on the run, dishonesty, disorder, mischievous children, imaginary, christmas eve, uncle nephew relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas! (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teddy Duncan's middle-class family embarks on a road trip from their home in Denver to visit Mrs. Duncans Parents, the Blankenhoopers, in Palm Springs. When they find themselves stranded between Denver and Utah, they try to hitch a ride to Las ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, parents and children, family, family relations, family life, on the road, road trip, santa claus, youth, female director, dolphins, paintball ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Cool Dog (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jimmy lives in the tranquil town of Eagle Rock, Louisiana, with his father, stepmother and his best friend Rainy, a German Shepherd. When Jimmy's father gets a promotion, the family must relocate to an apartment in New York City that has a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: forceful separation, friendship, pets, on the road, save the day, family life, disorder, road trip, dog, dog movie, farce, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Horrid Henry: The Movie (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Henry fails yet again to hand in his homework for the umpteenth time, he has no idea that this will set off a chain of events which will see him forming an unlikely alliance with Moody Margaret, the infuriating girl next door, and his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, light, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, young heroes, youth, friendship, parents and children, teachers and students, family life, disorder, friends, yo yo, power relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Saving Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Kirk is enjoying the annual Christmas party extravaganza thrown by his sister until he realizes he needs to help out Christian, his brother-in-law who has a bad case of the bah-humbugs.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family, family relations, siblings relations, tradition, brother in law, christmas party, santa claus, bespectacled male, christian propaganda, breakdance, car ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Naturally, Sadie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Naturally, Sadie is a Canadian comedy teen drama sitcom that ran for three seasons from June 24, 2005 to August 26, 2007. It was produced in Canada, set in Whitby, Ontario. Filmed in Toronto, Ontario, most of the show was shot inside a former ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family relations, high school life, family, animal life, parents and children, teachers and students, siblings relations, high school, nature, teenager, friendship, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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57%
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Mr. Troop Mom (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Public Defender Eddie is a widower with a 13 year-old daughter, Naomi. A classic workaholic, Eddie has been M.I.A. for most of Naomi's big moments. But when an unfortunately timed accident gives Eddie the opportunity to become the "Team ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: parents and children, family, family life, treasure hunt, friends, camp, siblings relations, youth, family relations, summer camp, in the woods, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a 10-year-old girl Dawn Haley whose sibling rivalry with her three brothers is heightened by the fact that they are quadruplets.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, mischievous children, siblings relations, parents and children, family life, family relations, sibling rivalry, disorder, youth, favoritism among siblings, children, twin brothers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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56%
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Hank Zipzer (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK
TV show
Story: 12-year-old Henry ‘Hank’ Zipzer is a smart and resourceful boy with a unique perspective on the world. Hank has dyslexia, and when problems arise, he deals with them in a way no-one else would – putting him on a direct collision course with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: coping, teenage life, friendship, youth, family relations, teachers and students, disability, parents and children, dyslexia, family, friends, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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56%