Movies like 3 Ninjas Kick Back

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3 Ninjas Kick Back (1994)
 4.6
 9K
3 Ninjas Kick Back (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
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, nostalgic, light, sweet, idiotic, unusual plot structure, melancholic, cult film ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, heroes, friendship, treasure hunt, friends, contests and competitions, vigilantism, master warrior, heroic mission, buddies, escapades, rivalry, underdog, ninja, martial arts, master villain, family, adventure, vengeance, revenge, youth, good versus evil, danger, siblings relations, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
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, semi serious, feel good and entertaining films with plots about family, heroes, rivalry, adventure, danger, youth and escapades mostly in Comedy, Family and Action genres. Some movies like 3 Ninjas Kick Back: 3 Ninjas Knuckle Up (1993), Kung Fu Kid (2007), 3 Ninjas (1992), The Spy Next Door (2010), Funky Monkey (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
3 Ninjas Knuckle Up (1993)
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, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, heroes, family, environmentalism, righting the wronged, heroic mission, master warrior, underdog, save the day, rivalry, buddies, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.8
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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, captivating, sincere, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: martial arts, restaurant, shaolin monk, escapades, prodigy, rivalry, school, family, danger, friendship, disorder, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
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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, ninja, heroic mission, rivalry, escapades, heroes, martial arts, danger, laxative, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: young heroes, hostage, family, heroic mission, eccentric family, vigilantism, save the day, heroes, escapades, buddies, daring rescue, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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, secret agents, nanny, children, martial arts, family relations, child spy, undercover, single parent, family, cia agent, hand to hand combat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.5
 714
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: not serious, humorous, feel good, melancholic, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, animal life, disorder, laboratory, silly humor, soldier, rescue, daring rescue, buddies, danger, escapades, young heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
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Zoom (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: teenage superhero, superhero, save the world, good versus evil, family, friendship, space travel, danger, supernatural ability, rescue, rivalry, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 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, idiotic, nostalgic, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: surfing, ninja, martial arts, surf, heroes, revolution, adventure, family, curses spells and rituals, buddies, daring rescue, imaginary ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 80s
Place: california, usa, indochina, southeast asia, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, kids, family outing
Plot: martial arts, karate, virtual reality, mask, dojo, gang, danger, crimes, escapades, rivalry, youth, adventure ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, animal life, friendship, young heroes, save the day, treasure hunt, escapades, danger, uninhibited rivalry, legends and myths, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
 110K
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: humorous, exciting, light, colourful, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, secret agents, spy, child spy, spies, heroic mission, good versus evil, children, kidnapping, rescue, fantasy world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.8
 9K
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, eccentric family, disorder, young heroes, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hong Kong
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, mutant, good versus evil, antidote, fight, turtle, adventure, young heroes, secret identity, master villain ...
Time: 90s, year 1991, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
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Time: contemporary, year 1972
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, boys' night, pre-teens, teens
Plot: child spy, child hero, secret agents, rescue, adventure, mission, video game, save the world, escapades, undercover, master villain, good versus evil ...
Time: 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Beethoven's Treasure Tail (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After everyone's favorite St. Bernard gets fired from a movie, Beethoven begins the long journey home with his trainer, Eddie. On their way, they become stranded in a small coastal town where the beloved canine befriends a young boy who is ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, save the day, pets, treasure hunt, escapades, family, youth, animal life, danger, farce, pirate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 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, exciting, realistic, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, vengeance, kung fu, master warrior, beggar, fistfight, orphan, hand to hand combat, graphic violence, master villain, rivalry ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.2
 8K
Sidekicks (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Barry is an asthmatic kid having trouble in life. He lives with his father, a computer programmer, in Texas. Barry is struggling to get by in life, dealing with his rough school life, bullies, as well as his health. Barry's only source of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, satirical ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: asthma, martial arts, karate, asthmatic, heroes, martial arts training, martial arts tournament, bully, school, hopes, friends, power relations ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: viking, adventure, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, young heroes, treasure hunt, legends and myths, heroes, family, boy, on the road ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, escapades, heroes, rivalry, rescue, danger, youth, confined, adventure, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, cult film ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, ninja, martial arts, superhero, master warrior, rescue, good versus evil, heroes, vigilantism, anthropomorphic animal, feudal japan, teleportation ...
Time: 17th century, 1900s, 16th century, 1500s, 1600s ...
Place: japan, asia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.1
 57K
Cats & Dogs (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a professor develops a vaccine that eliminates human allergies to dogs, he unwittingly upsets the fragile balance of power between cats and dogs and touches off an epic battle for pet supremacy. The fur flies as the feline faction, led by Mr. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: pets, heroes, rivalry, secret agents, family, adventure, chase, rescue, danger, master villain, good versus evil, undercover ...
Place: egypt, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Hot Lead and Cold Feet (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twin brothers -- one rough and tough, the other a city-bred milquetoast -- compete for their father's fortune.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
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Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dangerous missions are the bread and butter of the Thunderbirds, a high-tech secret force employed by the government. Led by Jeff Tracy (Bill Paxton), the Thunderbirds are at the top of their game, but their nemesis, The Hood (Ben Kingsley), has ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, teenage hero, rescue, good versus evil, chase, outer space, family, space travel, save the day, family in danger, youth, young heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: london, europe, tower bridge london, san francisco, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Eight years after the third film, the OSS has become the world's top spy agency, while the Spy Kids department has since become defunct. A retired spy Marissa (Jessica Alba) is thrown back into the action along with her stepchildren when a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: child spy, secret agents, spy, espionage, family, adventure, heroes, save the world, hidden identity, young heroes, heroic mission, child hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Kids Who Saved Summer (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A group of youngsters trying to save their playground from an unscrupulous developer who wants to build a factory there.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, adventure, family, family life, friends, disorder, mischievous children, youth, factory, friendship, park, deception ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.9
 3K
Bingo (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bingo, the runaway circus dog, is off the leash and saving Chuckie's life! Bingo and the boy become the best of friends in this canine comedy featuring doggy disguises and skateboarding, pinball and prison. Chuckie and his parents (Cindy ...
Style: touching, humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 65K
Richie Rich (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Billionaire heir Richie Rich has it all, including Reggie Jackson as a batting coach and Claudia Schiffer as a personal trainer -- but no playmates. What's more, scoundrel Laurence Van Dough is scheming to take over the family empire. Uh-oh! ...
Style: light, humorous, sincere, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, youth, friendship, children, rich and poor, missing person, family, heroes, mischievous children, cons and scams, conspiracy, wealth ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: baseball, sport team, sport, culture clash, contests and competitions, lifestyle, athlete and trainer, fish out of water, cons and scams, friendship, friends, power relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Slappy and the Stinkers (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Five 2nd-grade kids who don't follow strict rules by their school principal Brinway are dubbed "Stinkers" by him. On the class visit to an aquarium the Stinkers decide that a sea lion called Slappy doesn't feel too good there, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: school, rescue, family relations, sea lion, misfit, pets, danger, daring rescue, underdog, family, dedicated educator, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%