Movies like Adventures in Babysitting 1987

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Adventures in Babysitting (1987)
 7.0
 39K
Adventures in Babysitting (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When plans with her boyfriend fall through, high school senior Chris Parker ends up babysitting the Anderson kids, Brad and Sara. What should be a quiet night in, however, turns into a series of ridiculous exploits, starting when they leave the house to pick up Chris' friend Brenda. Soon, Brad's buddy Daryl is involved, and the group must contend with car thieves, blues musicians and much more.
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, semi serious, realistic, cult film, nostalgic, entertaining, funny, sweet ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, kids, girls' night
Plot: nanny, danger, criminal gang, one night, adventure, playboy magazine, car theft, friendship, nothing goes right, rescue, youth, on the run, mischievous children, when the parents are away, chase, frat party, gang, gangsters, teenage girl, babysitting, teenage life, suburbs, hostage, homeless man, chop shop ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, united states, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, realistic and cult film films with plots about dialogue, destiny, mentor, runaway, storytelling, catastrophe and vengeance mostly in Comedy, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Adventures in Babysitting: New York Minute (2004), Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986), Book of Love (1990), One Crazy Summer (1986), Big Shots (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
New York Minute (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Top student Jane Ryan heads to Manhattan for a college-scholarship competition. Her rebellious twin Roxy Ryan goes along to crash a video shoot. But anything can happen - and does - in a romp involving a pursuing truant officer, a smuggler, ...
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, girls' night, pre-teens ...
Plot: twins, siblings relations, youth, nothing goes right, disorder, twin sister, friendship, teenage life, dream, romance, skipping school, music video ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city, oxford university ...
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100%
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A high school slacker pretends to be sick to skip school and have an exciting day off alongside his girlfriend and his best buddy through Chicago, while trying to outwit his obsessive school principal and his unconformited sister along the way.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, friendship, high school, generation gap, skipping school, when the parents are away, family relations, teacher, teenage life, independence, car theft, suprisingly clever ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, united states, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.3
 1K
Book of Love (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: John Twiller takes down his high school yearbook and begins to reminiscence about that time he first moved into the neighborhood in 1956. His teenage self, Jack is obsessed with Lily one of the more popular girls around. The sole obstacle is Angelo, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: prom, teenage love, friendship, fish out of water, high school, americana, youth, romance, friends, self discovery, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
One Crazy Summer (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An aspiring teenage cartoonist and his friends come to the aid of a singer trying to save her family property from developers.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, friendship, eviction, romance, disorder, island, buddies, youth, nothing goes right, teenage love, teenage life, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 5.8
 745
Big Shots (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Following the death of his father, a suburbanite runs away from home and winds up on Chicago's South Side. After being mugged, the boy befriends a young hustler and, after stealing a gangster's car, the two embark on an adventure down ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: kids
Plot: hitman, gang, friendship, interracial friendship, gangsters, culture clash, partners, chases and races, criminal heroes, coming of age, crimes, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, southern usa, louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.1
 107K
Sixteen Candles (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenage girls deals with her parents forgetting her birthday and a crush on her high school's heartthrob.
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: teenager, high school, teenage love, birthday, self discovery, high school life, teenage life, youth, first love, love and romance, coming of age, high school hunk ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Instead of flying to Florida with his folks, Kevin ends up alone in New York, where he gets a hotel room with his dad's credit card—despite problems from a clerk and meddling bellboy. But when Kevin runs into his old nemeses, the Wet Bandits, ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, adventure, holiday, children, home alone, family relations, danger, mischievous children, trap, family, when the parents are away, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, florida, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.2
 47K
Baby's Day Out (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Baby Bink couldn't ask for more; he has adoring (if somewhat sickly-sweet) parents, he lives in a huge mansion, and he's just about to appear in the social pages of the paper. Unfortunately, not everyone in the world is as nice as Baby ...
Style: light, humorous, not serious, funny, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: babies and infants, mischievous children, lost child, kidnapping, stupidity, chase, danger, escapades, missing child, adventure, nothing goes right, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sue Ellen Crandell is a teenager eagerly awaiting her mother's summer-long absence. While the babysitter looks after her rambunctious younger siblings, Sue Ellen can party and have fun. But then the babysitter abruptly dies, leaving the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: nanny, family relations, siblings relations, babies and infants, mischievous children, disorder, parents and children, teenage life, youth, single parent, goofy hero, children ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, 1990s, 80s
Place: australia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Secret Admirer (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When high-school heartthrob Michael receives an unsigned love letter, he assumes it's from knock-out prom queen Deborah Anne instead of pretty honor student Toni. And when Michael accidentally misplaces the letter, the juicy jottings soon make ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: teenager, comedy of errors, teenage life, mistaken identity, school, disorder, love and romance, nothing goes right, friendship, farce, summer, secret admirer ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Unaccompanied Minors (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five disparate kids snowed in at the airport on Christmas Eve learn some lessons about friendship when they launch a bid to get back to their families and outsmart a disgruntled airport official who wants to keep them grounded.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: adventure, christmas, disorder, christmas tree, when the parents are away, fish out of water, christmas eve, airport, youth, child as adult, happy ending, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, iowa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Trapped in Paradise (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Firpo Brothers can get away with anything. They just can't get away!
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, light, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: christmas, small town, heist, criminal heroes, disorder, crimes, nothing goes right, partners, redemption, crime gone awry, chases and races, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.8
 83K
Risky Business (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Meet Joel Goodson, an industrious, college-bound 17-year-old and a responsible, trustworthy son. However, when his parents go away and leave him home alone in the wealthy Chicago suburbs with the Porsche at his disposal he quickly decides he has ...
Style: sexy, humorous, sexual, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: high school, pimp, profanity, prostitute, party, coming of age, suburbs, nudity (full frontal - brief), when the parents are away, society, youth, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, united states, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.2
 82K
Dope (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Malcolm is carefully surviving life in a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles while juggling college applications, academic interviews, and the SAT. A chance invitation to an underground party leads him into an adventure that could allow him to go from ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, coming of age, social relations, teenage life, gangsters, youth, adolescence, friendship, school, high school life, high school student, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2015
Place: california, los angeles, usa, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.5
 86K
The DUFF (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bianca's universe turns upside down when she learns that her high school refers to her as a ‘DUFF' (Designated Ugly Fat Friend). Hoping to erase that label, she enlists the help of a charming jock and her favorite teacher. Together ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, not serious, semi serious ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenager, youth, teenage life, high school life, adolescence, teenagers, popularity, high school student, friends, friendship, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.4
 14K
Valley Girl (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Julie, a girl from the valley, meets Randy, a punk from the city. They are from different worlds and find love. Somehow they need to stay together in spite of her trendy, shallow friends.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, witty, slang ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: friends, high school, coming of age, party, teenager, romance, opposites attract, unlikely couple, unfulfillment, teenage life, young lovers, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Adventures in Babysitting (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two teen rival babysitters, Jenny and Lola, team up to hunt down one of their kids who accidentally ran away into the big city without any supervision.
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, feel good
Plot: babysitting, childhood, nanny, adventure, comedy of errors, disorder, contest, encounter, family relations, nothing goes right, friendship, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.4
 13K
Excess Baggage (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A rich brat (Alicia Silverstone) fakes her own kidnapping, but in the process ends up locked in the trunk of a car that gets stolen.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: kidnapping, romancing a criminal, romance, crime gone awry, missing person, comedy of errors, fall in love, nothing goes right, dishonesty, cons and scams, opposites attract, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c., washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 6.4
 3K
Hiding Out (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A very successful stock broker is called to court to testify against a mob boss who was into some inside trading. Andrew Morenski must become Max Hauser and go back to high school for protection from the mob.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: high school, undercover, stock broker, witness protection, school, murder, gangsters, teenage life, high school life, college, switching roles, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: delaware, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.1
 12K
Snow Day (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a school in upstate New York is snowed in, a group of students hi-jack a plow to keep the school closed..
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, mischievous children, weatherman, chase, high school, school, youth, eccentric family, teenage life, siblings relations, fish out of water, high school life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.9
 3K
Hot Pursuit (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Young Danny is following his rich girlfriend's family to the Caribbean. But suddenly he simply must make a chemistry test and cannot go with them. After they have left, he gets a leave from his professor and takes a plane to find them. But he ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, road movie, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: chase, adventure, girlfriend, rescue, nothing goes right, romance, high school, friendship, disorder, youth, boat, pursuit ...
Time: 80s
Place: caribbean, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Can't Hardly Wait (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's graduation day at Huntington Hills High, and you know what that means - time to party. And not just any party, either. This one will be a night to remember, as the nerds become studs, the jocks are humiliated, and freshman crushes blossom ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: graduation, coming of age, high school, friends, party, romance, youth, teenage life, love and romance, teenager, one last chance, unspoken love ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 3K
Mystery Date (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The shy teenager Tom McHugh worships his sexy neighbor Geena Matthews that lives on the other side of the street, but he does not dare to talk to her. When his parents travel with their dog for a competition and his self-confident big brother Craig ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, suspense, talky ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: mistaken identity, girl next door, chase, nothing goes right, dishonesty, crimes, switching roles, disorder, romance, love and romance, contests and competitions, comedy of errors ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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High School High (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Richard Clark has just left the well-known Wellington Academy to teach at Marion Barry High School. Now, he will try to inspire the D-average students into making good grades and try to woo a fellow teacher.
Style: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, gang, school, farce, teachers and students, friendship, idealism, high school life, urban ghetto life, teenage love, teenage life, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
 14K
Fun Size (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Wren is invited to a Halloween party by her crush, Aaron Riley, but she is also forced by her mother to take her oddball little brother Albert with her when she goes out trick-or-treating on Halloween. When she goes to the party instead, she loses ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, teenage life, family relations, halloween party, escapades, missing child, siblings relations, best friends, chases and races, disorder, track down, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 19K
Quick Change (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: With the aid of his girlfriend, Phyllis Potter, and best friend, Loomis, Grimm enters a Manhattan bank dressed as a clown, creates a hostage situation and executes a flawless robbery. The only thing left for the trio to do is make their getaway out ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, absurd, witty ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, bank robbery, friendship, nothing goes right, partners, buddies, friends, disorder, cons and scams, crimes, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 9K
The Wood (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the panicky, uncertain hours before his wedding, a groom with prenuptial jitters and his two best friends reminisce about growing up together in the middle-class African-American neighborhood of Inglewood, California. Flashing back to the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, wedding, coming of age, high school, homecoming, friendship between men, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, siblings relations, best friends, twentysomething life, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 14K
Sugar & Spice (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When Jack and Diane find themselves in an unexpected adult situation, the A-Squad comes to their rescue. In order to help their friend Diane, the A-Squad goes where no cheerleader has gone before: taking on a little after-school project known as ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: high school, cheerleader, friendship, heist, teenage love, dark humor, love, rebel, money, leadership, buddies, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
License to Drive (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Teenager Les Anderson thinks his life can't get any worse after he flunks his driver's exam, but he's wrong. Even though he didn't receive his license, Les refuses to break his date with the cool Mercedes Lane, and he decides to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, road movie, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, drunk driving, underage drinking, nothing goes right, love and romance, friendship, teenage love, high school life, teenage life, parents and children, family relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Seems Like Old Times (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Writer Nick Gardenia is kidnapped from his California cliffhouse and forced to rob a bank. Now a fugitive, he seeks help from his ex, Glenda. She is a public defender remarried to a prosecutor, and we get a houseful of hijinks.
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: farce, romance, couple relations, dishonesty, crimes, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, love and romance, on the run, disorder, love affair, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%