Movies like Dad Wanted

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Dad Wanted (2020)
 5.7
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Dad Wanted (2020)
Original name: Se busca papá
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
Story: What does a thrill-seeker tween girl do when her mom forbids her to enter a BMX race? Cast an actor with nothing to lose to play her approving dad.
Style: light, captivating, entertaining
Plot: direction and purpose, family problems, mother daughter relationship, overprotective parent, teenage life, teenager, sport, athlete's life, family, family relations, contests and competitions, parents and children, kids and family, championship, relationships, relationship problems, mother and daughter, aspiration, problem solving, longing, coping, professional rivalry

Most similar movies to Dad Wanted

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, entertaining, light and humorous films with plots about family relations, parents and children, family, kids and family, family problems, relationships and teenager mostly in Comedy, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Dad Wanted: Double Dad (2021), 3 Days with Dad (2019), Father & Sons (2018), Mano po 6: A Mother's Love (2009), Father There Is Only One 2 (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.6
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Double Dad (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Brazil
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While her mom is away, a teen sneaks out of the hippie commune where she lives and embarks on a life-changing adventure to discover who her father is.
Style: light, captivating, funny, entertaining
Plot: parent child relationship, hippie, community, hippie commune, teenage life, adventure, adolescence, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, lifestyle, family, search for father ...
Place: rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
3 Days with Dad (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The last thing Eddie Mills wants to do is go home to deal with his dying Dad. But the Catholic guilt gnaws at him, and he returns home to his crazy family, an overbearing step-mother, and his bear of a father. Once there, Eddie is confronted with a ...
Style: captivating, light, entertaining
Plot: father son relationship, overbearing parent, relationships, family, dealing with the past, life, family relations, parents and children, guilty conscience, domineering mother, relationship problems, family problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
The Pee-Wee 3D: The Winter That Changed My Life (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When his wife dies, Carl offers his only son, Janeau, 12, a fresh start. They move to Mont Saint-Hilaire, where Janeau makes friends with Julie, a talented Pee-Wee hockey goalie determined to compete in the annual World Tournament held in Quebec. ...
Style: inspirational, captivating, light, entertaining
Plot: ice hockey, friendship, father son relationship, teammate, championship, mother daughter relationship, rise to the top, professional rivalry, sport team, friends, athlete's life, rivalry ...
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Parents and Children: Shake Well Before Using (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Style: entertaining, humorous, light, captivating
Plot: parents and children, teenage life, generation gap, family relations, relationship problems, teenager, conflict, family, youth, humour, kids and family, three generations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 5.8
 398
Father & Sons (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Joseph and his two sons, Joachim and Ivan, form a close-knit family but fail to see that each one is losing control of his life. Joachim is supposed to be studying psychiatry but spends most of his time daydreaming about his ex-girlfriend, Ivan ...
Style: light, entertaining, captivating
Plot: father son relationship, brother brother relationship, brothers, family relations, parents and children, life, eccentric family, family problems, family, kids and family, brother, relationship problems ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Mano po 6: A Mother's Love (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Melinda Uy is a half-Filipino, half-Chinese struggling mother to four children married to a full-Chinese blood man. Her family was believed to bring curse to Olive's famiily. Because of this, Melinda was not accepted by Uy's family as one ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: sister in law, teenage rebellion, mother daughter relationship, mother and daughter, relationships, relationship problems, child custody, kids and family, family relations, family reunited, family problems, mother daughter reunion ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
My Extraordinary Summer With Tess (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: As the youngest of the family, Sam is haunted by the notion that someday he could become the last remaining survivor, all alone. On a family vacation at the beach, he meets the unconventional Tess, who carries her own secrets around with her and ...
Style: captivating, sincere
Plot: summer vacation, holiday, adventure, kids and family, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage life, family relations, parents and children, love affair, search for father, teenage love, teenager ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Father There Is Only One 2 (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The success of the Conchy virtual assistant (which was developed by Javier) has earned him a favorable spot in the parents chat room - until something unexpected ruins it all.
Style: funny, feel good, light, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: large family, pregnancy, pregnant woman, school, family life, kids and family, parents and children, parent child relationship, husband wife relationship, children, family, problem solving ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Mothers&Daughters (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Comedy about three very different women and the complex relationship they have with their mothers.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, funny, light ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, pregnancy, woman woman relationship, parent child relationship, mother and daughter, mother child relationship, family relations, family, parents and children, humour, relationships, parenthood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.0
 26K
Ice Princess (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: With the help of her coach, her parents, and the boy who drives the Zamboni machine, nothing can stop Casey from realizing her dream to be a champion figure skater.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, inspirational, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: figure skating, ice skater, mother daughter relationship, high school, teenager, rivalry, sport, skating, female protagonist, athlete's life, teenage life, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new england, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Mom Went On Vacation (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A husband has to take care of his four children while his wife takes a vacation away from the family
Style: entertaining, light, feel good, captivating, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, family, parents and children, family life, mischievous children, humour, lifestyle, kids and family, parenting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.9
 265
Mad Mom (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Everything goes for the best in Fanny's life without stories ... until she discovers that her beloved son, Arthur, nine, is the scapegoat of three boys at his school. Fanny will not leave her son alone in front of these little executioners: she ...
Style: feel good, captivating, humorous, funny, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: mother son relationship, parents and children, motherhood, family problems, school bully, childhood, hooliganism, family relations, youth, society, young girl, humour ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
U Motherbaker (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Taiwan
TV show
Story: A Taiwanese family comedy that reflect the daily culture of the people and also the problem of the transformation of a traditional cake shop. It discusses parent-child relationship, problems between mother in law and wife, the gap between ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, funny, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, generation gap, family, traditional versus modern, family business, family life, culture, everyday life, parents and children, husband wife relationship, tradition, kids and family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Boy in the Dress (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Based on David Walliams' best-selling children's book, with an all-star cast including Jennifer Saunders, James Buckley, David Walliams and Kate Moss, The Boy in the Dress is a celebration of creativity, difference, football and fashion. ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, parents and children, contests and competitions, sport team, disorder, eccentric family, youth, family, cross dressing, family relations, coming of age, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 19K
Yes Day (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A mom and dad who usually say no decide to say yes to their kids' wildest requests — with a few ground rules — on a whirlwind day of fun and adventure.
Style: feel good, captivating, entertaining, funny, humorous ...
Plot: kids and family, parent child relationship, family relations, parents, children, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, parents and children, family, humour, husband wife relationship, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 3K
Skater Girl (2021)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, India
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Prerna, a teenager growing up in rural India, comes of age when she’s introduced to the sport of skateboarding. As a result, she has to fight the odds to follow her dreams and compete in the national championship.
Style: psychological, captivating
Plot: skateboard, girl, teenager, longing, direction and purpose, teenage life, female protagonist, social relations, skater, skateboarder, society, following a dream ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Like Mother, Like Daughter (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An attention-craving mother nearing 50, unemployed and living with her pregnant daughter and son-in-law, suddenly finds herself with child, too...
Style: humorous, thought provoking, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, pregnancy, pregnant woman, childbirth, family dinner, hospital, awkwardness, in laws, mother daughter conflict, mother and daughter, family relations, relationships ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.7
 2K
Quints (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jamie Grover (Kimberly J. Brown) is an only child who has always wanted out from the constant attention her parents give her. Her wish is finally granted when she finds out her mother is pregnant, but when she turns out to have quints, Jamie's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family relations, baby, life turned upside down, child as adult, family life, teenage life, siblings relations, parents and children, youth, family, teenager, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Ginny & Georgia (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Angsty and awkward fifteen year old Ginny Miller often feels more mature than her thirty year old mother, the irresistible and dynamic Georgia Miller. After years on the run, Georgia desperately wants to put down roots in picturesque New England and ...
Style: funny, captivating, humorous, light, emotional ...
Plot: romance, mother daughter relationship, teenager, daughter, kids and family, humour, coming of age, family relations, single mother, changing lives, new life, mother and daughter ...
Time: 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Only Mother (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story evolves around the ups and downs of being a single mother, Ina the main protaganist. Her three husbands leave her with 12 children and a financial problems that she needs to shoulder. Simple plot with a hilarious cast. Packed with laughs ...
Style: light, entertaining, funny, captivating
Plot: mother, single parent, female protagonist, parent child relationship, parenthood, sibling rivalry, motherhood, single mother, gay, kids and family, parents and children, family relations ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
I'm a Mother, Too (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: A family drama about a surrogate mother and her client.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: family, love, mother child relationship, surrogate mother, family relations, kids and family, parents and children, mother daughter relationship, birth mother, mother and daughter, relationships, parenthood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Bad Mother's Handbook (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Karen Cooper wants to domineer her family and believes she's its pillar. In fact she does everything wrong. Thus she messes up all their lives and futures, rather then help her loved-ones.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, emotional, light ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, lifestyle, youth, single parent, adolescence vs adulthood, wooing, couples, teenage life, dysfunctional family, family problems, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.9
 1K
Family Law (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man in his thirties does not want to be like his father, but that seems to be unavoidable.
Style: semi serious, captivating, light, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: family relations, introspection, parents and children, family problems, youth, hopes, father son relationship, teacher, husband wife relationship, family, teenager, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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My Dad's Christmas Date (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It’s Christmas and the charming city of York, home to Jules, 16 and her Dad, David is decked out ready for the festive season. In many ways, David and Jules’ relationship is no different from that of most fathers and their sixteen-year-old ...
Style: light, entertaining, funny, captivating, sweet ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, father daughter relationship, christmas movie, online dating, male female relationship, father and daughter, relationships, problem solving, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, single parent, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Dad in Training (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Following the breakdown of his marriage, a self-involved man begins to embrace fatherhood.
Style: funny, feel good, light, entertaining, humorous ...
Plot: divorce, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, family life, family, humour, relationships, single parent, parents and children, family relations, kids and family, fatherhood ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Fathers & Sons (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Fathers & Sons is a comedic exploration of a group of men and their relationships with their fathers. A middle-aged Jewish man meets his father for the first time at the funeral of his mother. A south-Asian accountant introduces his white fiance ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, family problems, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, death in the family, siblings relations, father son relationship, bollywood, brother brother relationship, jewish, relationship problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 4K
Landline (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A teenager living with her sister and parents in Manhattan during the 1990s discovers that her father is having an affair.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining
Audience: chick flick
Plot: sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, family problems, escapades, infidelity, teenager, self discovery, happy ending, deception, life turned upside down, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1995
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Friendsgiving (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Newly-divorced actress Molly, her recently-dumped lesbian best friend Abby and Molly’s mother Helen host a dysfunctional, comical and chaotic Thanksgiving dinner for their motley crew of close friends and strange acquaintances.
Style: captivating, entertaining, light, humorous
Plot: thanksgiving, friend, mother daughter relationship, large family, holiday, gala, relationships, celebration, family, humour, male female relationship, family relations ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
 579
Couch Potatoes (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Giorgio and Tito, father and son. A successful journalist and a lazy teenager apparently impossible to understand. Giorgio's dream is to take Tito to the Nasca Hill in Liguria, but Tito prefers to spend his entire day with his group of friends, ...
Style: sincere, psychological, disturbing, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: father son relationship, teenager, adventure, family relations, parents and children, youth, friendship, friends, teenage life, family, happy ending, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Dad Stop Embarrassing Me! (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: A single dad and cosmetics brand owner figures out fatherhood on the fly when his strong-minded teen daughter moves in with him.
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, father and daughter, family relations, kids and family, family, parents and children, father, relationships, toilet humor, dysfunctional family, daughter, teenager ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%