Movies like 3 Ninjas Kick Back

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3 Ninjas Kick Back (1994)
 4.5
 9K
3 Ninjas Kick Back (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During a championship baseball match, the three brothers hear that their grandfather in Japan is in trouble, and head out to help him, conceding the match. When they arrive in Japan, they must use all their powers to defend him against his ancient enemy, who has returned to exact revenge.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, sweet, unusual plot structure, melancholic, splatter, motivational, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, heroes, treasure hunt, friendship, friends, master warrior, vigilantism, escapades, rivalry, contests and competitions, underdog, buddies, heroic mission, child martial arts, ninja, martial arts, master villain, family, adventure, vengeance, revenge, youth, good versus evil, siblings relations, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo

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Most similar movies to 3 Ninjas Kick Back

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, melancholic and semi serious films with plots about rivalry, family, heroes, childhood, mentor, dialogue and catastrophe mostly in Family, Comedy and Action genres. Some movies like 3 Ninjas Kick Back: 3 Ninjas Knuckle Up (1995), Kung Fu Kid (2007), 3 Ninjas (1992), The Spy Next Door (2010), Surf Ninjas (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
3 Ninjas Knuckle Up (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Rocky, Colt and TumTum must battle an evil wealthy toxic waste dumper in order to save a local Indian tribe and their friend Joe. The 3 Ninjas must help find Joe's father and find a secret disk that contains evidence that could stop the toxic ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: young heroes, heroes, family, save the day, underdog, buddies, escapades, master warrior, rivalry, environmentalism, righting the wronged, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.8
 145
Kung Fu Kid (2007)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young martial arts student gets caught up in a series of Kung Fu adventures with a woman who manages a Chinese restaurant.
Style: exciting, sincere, captivating, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: child martial arts, shaolin monk, martial arts, restaurant, escapades, prodigy, master warrior, family, rivalry, school, friendship, kung fu ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 22K
3 Ninjas (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Each year, three brothers Samuel, Jeffrey and Michael Douglas visits their Japanese grandfather, Mori Shintaro whom the boys affectionately refer to as Grandpa, for the summer. Mori is a highly skilled in the fields of Martial arts and Ninjutsu, and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, rescue, family, heroic mission, rivalry, escapades, heroes, martial arts, ninja, child martial arts, crimes, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Spy Next Door (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Former CIA spy Bob Ho takes on his toughest assignment to date: looking after his girlfriend's three kids, who haven't exactly warmed to their mom's beau. And when one of the youngsters accidentally downloads a top-secret formula, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: mischievous children, child spy, secret agents, nanny, cia agent, children, martial arts, family relations, spy, home invasion, undercover, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three young boys, Rocky, Colt and Tum Tum together with their neighbor girl, computer whiz Amanda are visiting Mega Mountain amusement park when it is invaded by an army of ninjas led by evil Medusa, who wants to take over the park and hold the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, hostage, family, vigilantism, eccentric family, heroic mission, daring rescue, save the day, escapades, buddies, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 8K
Surf Ninjas (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two Asian-American "surfer-dude" brothers discover they are the long lost princes from a China Sea Island. Part of their inheritance are magically-induced martial arts prowess. Using their new powers they act to overthrow the island's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, unusual plot structure, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: surfing, ninja, martial arts, heroes, revolution, adventure, family, rivalry, good versus evil, mischievous children, buddies, daring rescue ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, usa, indochina, southeast asia, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.3
 21K
Zoom (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jack Shepard is an out-of-shape auto shop owner, far removed from the man who once protected the world's freedom. Reluctantly called back into action by the government, Jack is tasked with turning a ragtag group of kids with special powers into ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: teenage superhero, superhero, good versus evil, save the world, family, space travel, friendship, alien encounter, supernatural ability, rescue, young heroes, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.5
 794
Funky Monkey (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Boy genius Michael Dean (Adkins) teams up with a super-talented chimpanzee and his caretaker (Modine) to take down an animal testing lab. In exchange the scientist gives the boy some pointers on the girl of his dreams.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, animal life, disorder, buddies, daring rescue, young heroes, rescue, soldier, escapades, laboratory, silly humor, monkey ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Sandlot 2 (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A decade has passed in the small town where the original Sandlot gang banded together during the summer of ’62 to play baseball and battle the Beast. Now comes the sequel, a campy romp back to the dugout where nine new kids descend on the diamond ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: sport team, friendship, vengeance, friends, athlete and trainer, teenage life, buddies, partners, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, sport ...
Time: contemporary, year 1972
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Karate Kid Part II (1986)
Genre: Action, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Mr. Miyagi and Daniel take a trip to Okinawa to visit Mr. Miyagi's dying father. After arriving Mr. Miyagi finds he still has feelings for an old love. This stirs up trouble with an old rival who he originally left Okinawa to avoid. In the mean ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: martial arts, underdog, village, revenge, feud, typhoon, death of father, karate, family, romance, teasing, wise man ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: japan, okinawa, asia, los angeles, okinawa japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Bad News Bears Go to Japan (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In this third film version of the Bad News Bears series, Tony Curtis plays a small time promotor/hustler who takes the pint-sized baseball team to Japan for a match against the country's best little league baseball team which sparks off a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: baseball, sport team, sport, culture clash, lifestyle, contests and competitions, rivalry, adventure, ambition, youth, athlete's life, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Pocket Ninjas (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Somewhere in New Jersey, a group masked rollerblading children "save the universe" by training to fight the evil Cobra Khan through a series of action-packed montages. Along the way they hypothesize some slapstick hijinks in a balloon ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: martial arts, virtual reality, karate, dojo, battles, family relations, gang, supernatural ability, crimes, adventure, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Sandlot: Heading Home (2007)
Genre: Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A successful professional baseball player gets his ego in check via an unreality check when he travels back in time to his boyhood sandlot ball-playing days.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: friendship, sport team, baseball, youth, sport, friends, major league, buddies, contests and competitions, athlete's life, rivalry, ambition ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.5
 10K
The Big Green (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a depressed Texas town, British foreign exchange teacher Anna attempts to inject some life into her hopeless kids by introducing them to soccer. They're terrible at first, but Anna and her football-hero assistant whip them into shape. As ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: soccer, school, athlete and trainer, sport, underdog, family, small town life, against the odds, teachers and students, high school life, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Place: texas, usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Karate Kid Part III (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Kreese, his life in tatters after his karate school was defeated by Daniel and Mr. Miyagi, visits Terry, a friend from Vietnam. Terry is a ruthless business man and a martial arts expert, and he vows to help Kreese take revenge on Daniel and Mr. ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids, teen drama
Plot: martial arts, martial arts tournament, karate, master warrior, family, friendship, against the odds, teachers and students, coming of age, rivalry, hopes, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, tahiti, los angeles, vietnam, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 87K
Sky High (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a world where superheroes are commonly known and accepted, young Will Stronghold, the son of the Commander and Jetstream, tries to find a balance between being a normal teenager and an extraordinary being.
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, not serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, young heroes, friendship, superhero, supernatural ability, heroes, superhuman powers, family, good versus evil, coming of age, best friends, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.6
 117K
Spy Kids (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Carmen and Juni think their parents are boring. Little do they know that in their day, Gregorio and Ingrid Cortez were the top secret agents from their respective countries. They gave up that life to raise their children. Now, the disappearances of ...
Style: exciting, humorous, light, colourful, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: young heroes, adventure, secret agents, children, child spy, spy, heroic mission, good versus evil, kidnapping, rescue, fantasy world, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Turtles and the Shredder battle once again, this time for the last cannister of the ooze that created the Turtles, which Shredder wants to create an army of new mutants.
Style: humorous, semi serious, psychotronic, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, superhero, ninja, good versus evil, antidote, fight, turtle, mutant, adventure, secret identity, young heroes, fighting crime ...
Time: 90s, year 1991, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Mr. Nanny (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A former pro-wrestler is hired to be the bodyguard/nanny for a couple of bratty kids whose inventor father is being stalked by a rival.
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: nanny, family relations, family, wrestler, parents and children, family life, mischievous children, kidnapping, disorder, eccentric family, crimes, young heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Kickboxer 2: The Road Back (1991)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this rousing sequel to Kickboxer, Tong Po broods about his defeat at the hands of Kurt Sloan. Po and his managers resort to drastic measures to goad Kurt into the ring for a rematch.
Style: rough, serious, feel good, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, master warrior, fight, vengeance, tough heroes, underdog, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, heroes, fistfight, kickboxing ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.8
 3K
Bloodsport 2 (1996)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After thief Alex Cardo gets caught while stealing an ancient katana in East Asia, he soon finds himself imprisoned and beaten up by the crowd there. One of the guards, Demon, feels upset by Alex appearance and tortures him as often as he gets the ...
Style: serious, realistic, intense, suspense, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, contests and competitions, rivalry, prison life, mixed martial arts, heroes, tournament, underground fighting, prison brawl, tough heroes, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The four turtles travel back in time to the days of the legendary and deadly samurai in ancient Japan, where they train to perfect the art of becoming one. The turtles also assist a small village in an uprising.
Style: humorous, feel good, stylized, semi serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, ninja, martial arts, superhero, heroes, good versus evil, rescue, master warrior, anthropomorphic animal, teleportation, vigilantism, adventure ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century, 20th century, year 1993, 90s ...
Place: japan, asia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 2.7
 9K
Ed (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jack Cooper (Matt LeBlanc) could be a world-class baseball pitcher if he didn't keep buckling under the pressure. He tries to keep his spirits up after he's traded to a minor league team but loses all hope when he discovers that Ed, one of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, inspirational, sexy ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: baseball, chimpanzee, sport, athlete's life, partners, friendship, against the odds, lifestyle, hopes, kidnapping, animal life, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Everyone abuses and humiliates a downtrodden orphan (Chan) until he befriends an old man, who turns out to be the last master of the "snake fist" fighting style. Jackie becomes the old man's student and finds himself in battle with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, vengeance, master warrior, fistfight, orphan, kung fu, beggar, graphic violence, power relations, teaching the ways of the world, uninhibited rivalry ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Carmen's caught in a virtual reality game designed by the Kids' new nemesis, the Toymaker. It's up to Juni to save his sister, and ultimately the world.
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, boys' night, teens
Plot: child spy, video game, secret agents, rescue, child hero, adventure, mission, save the world, escapades, save the day, good versus evil, undercover ...
Time: 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
3 Little Ninjas and the Lost Treasure (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A treasure map found by three young boys allows them reason to get their kicks in more ways than one.
Style: humorous
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: martial arts, ninja, treasure map, child martial arts, rescue, confined, youth, heroes, rivalry, escapades, adventure, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Vicky and the Treasure of the Gods (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When does the little Vicky finally a real Viking? This question can his father Halvar no rest. But when the terrible Sven kidnapped the chief of Flake, has to prove himself unexpectedly Vicky: As deputy chief, he leads the strong men and it gets ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: viking, adventure, escapades, young heroes, treasure hunt, rivalry, legends and myths, heroes, family, boy, master villain, youth ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After Gordon Bombay's hockey comeback is cut short he is named coach of Team USA Hockey for the Junior Goodwill Games. Bombay reunites the Mighty Ducks and introduces a few new players, however, he finds himself distracted by his newfound fame ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night ...
Plot: ice hockey, sport team, athlete and trainer, sport, underdog, family, competition, friendship, lifestyle, athlete's life, buddies, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iceland, los angeles, usa, europe, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 181K
The Karate Kid (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, China
Duration: 140 min.
Story: 12-year-old Dre Parker could have been the most popular kid in Detroit, but his mother's latest career move has landed him in China. Dre immediately falls for his classmate Mei Ying but the cultural differences make such a friendship ...
Style: uplifting, inspirational, sincere, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: family, underdog, human spirit, martial arts, contests and competitions, teachers and students, sport, rivalry, coach, kung fu master, friendship, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: china, asia, beijing china, michigan, detroit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Disney's Air Bud (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young boy and a talented stray dog with an amazing basketball playing ability become instant friends. Rebounding from his father's accidental death, 12-year-old Josh Framm moves with his family to the small town of Fernfield, Washington. The ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, inspirational, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: golden retriever, dog, pets, basketball, friendship, dog actor, contests and competitions, young heroes, human spirit, small town, underdog, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa, washington state, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%