Movies like Alone in the Woods

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Alone in the Woods (1996)
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Alone in the Woods (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Justin (Brady Bluhm) finds himself hitching a ride with two kidnappers when he climbs aboard the wrong van -- thinking it's his family's vehicle -- and gets separated from his parents. When the bumbling crooks hatch a plan to nab a business tycoon's daughter, Justin finds his only recourse is to save the girl while making his escape. Think of it as Home Alone … in the woods!
Plot: child abduction, abduction, boy, child protagonist, spy, forest, criminal, family relations, kidnapping, vacation, booby trap, girl, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, camping, thanksgiving, mother daughter relationship, 12 year old, heiress, mini van, husband wife relationship, ransom, rescue, child in peril ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, melancholic and entertaining films with plots about family relations, family, disorder, father son relationship, youth, mother son relationship and children mostly in Family, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Alone in the Woods: Holiday in Handcuffs (2007), Little Miss Millions (1993), House Arrest (1996), Christmas In Palm Springs (2014), Me and the Kid (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Holiday in Handcuffs (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A ne er-do-well thirty-something (Melissa Joan Hart) attempts to appease her family by kidnapping herself an attractive boyfriend (Mario Lopez) for the family Christmas. Despite unlikely odds and dysfunctional family moments, the two fall in love ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: unlikely couple, fall in love, christmas, love and romance, family, family relations, nothing goes right, parents and children, meet the parents, romance, couples, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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100%
Little Miss Millions (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Private detective Nick is hired to bring back Heather, who ran away from her stepmother to find her real mother.
Plot: runaway, friends, mother, kidnapping, car chase, road trip, child protagonist, santa claus, teenage girl, evil stepmother, chase, heiress ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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68%
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 8K
House Arrest (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: High-schooler Grover Beindorf and his younger sister Stacy decide that their parents, Janet and Ned, are acting childishly when they decide to divorce after 18 years of marriage, so they lock them up in the basement until they'll sort out their ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: husband wife relationship, divorce, family relations, family, family problems, parents and children, family life, couples, children, love, dysfunctional family, hostage ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Christmas In Palm Springs (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jessica has a big presentation in Palm Springs. There are a couple of problems though: her two kids who will do anything to get mom and dad back together again - even if they have to hack mom's phone or pose as a secretary to make sure ...
Plot: christmas, boy, gift, bed, loyalty, competition, embarrassment, separation, dinner, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, bad mother ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 243
Me and the Kid (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A lonely and emotionally neglected rich kid forms an attachment to one of the men who kidnap him during a botched robbery of his father's safe.
Plot: brooklyn bridge, kidnapping, police, family relations, puppy, car theft, con artists, ford mustang, allergy, millionaire, ferris wheel, carjacking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.3
 19K
Blank Check (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bullied by his siblings and nagged by his parents, 11-year-old Preston is fed up with his family -- especially their frugality. But he gets his chance to teach them a lesson when a money-laundering criminal nearly bulldozes Preston with his car and ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: gangsters, family relations, bank, forgery, destiny, family, crime gone awry, heroes, young heroes, mischievous children, prank, goofy hero ...
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
My Brother Has a Cute Brother (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Honza Pavelka (Jan Hrusínský) wins the junior motorbike speed races. His thirteen-year-old brother Martin (Roman Cada), his assistant and biggest fan, answers the questions of his schoolfriend Pavlína in a superior tone. Student Zuzana (Libuse ...
Plot: marriage, father daughter relationship, boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, kiss, love, teenager, dancing, friendship, female nudity, train, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Emil in Lonneberga (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Emil Svensson lives with his mother and father, little sister Ida, farmhand Alfred, and maid Lina on a picturesque farm in Småland. He is an unusually lively little boy, who just can't resist trying out every whim that enters into his ...
Plot: boy, bad luck, family, parent child relationship, summer, blond boy, christmas, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, swedish, maid, farm ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.1
 829
Opposite Day (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The world goes backwards on Opposite Day. The kids become adults, and the adults become kids.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, captivating, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, child as adult, parents and children, disorder, fish out of water, switching roles, misfit, hopes, adolescence vs adulthood, siblings relations, wish come true, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Savannah Smiles (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The young daughter of a politician runs away due to lack of attention. She hides in the car of two not too bright crooks who are slowly converted into parent figures as the police web closes down on the supposed kidnappers.
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, nostalgic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: kidnapping, runaway, family relations, neglect, politician, police, ransom, family, youth, young heroes, adventure, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: utah, salt lake city utah, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Whiz Kid and the Mystery at Riverton (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A 13-year-old brainiac invents an ingenious listening device, which he uses to bring a crooked city official and his pals to justice
Plot: teacher, child in peril, paperboy, walkie talkie, classroom, small town, brother sister relationship, listening device, husband wife relationship, police, basement, knocked out ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Princess and the Pony (2011)
Genre: Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sheltered young princess is sent to live with relatives in America, where she befriends a pony held captive by a shady carnival owner.
Style: captivating, sincere, entertaining, light, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, rescue, family relations, fish out of water, youth, danger, disorder, carnival, kidnapping, pony, heroine, castle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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47%
 4.5
 107K
Home Alone 3 (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 9-year-old Alex Pruitt is home alone with the chicken pox. Turns out, due to a mix-up among nefarious spies, Alex was given a toy car concealing a top-secret microchip. Now Alex must fend off the spies as they try break into his house to get it back.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: home alone, home invasion, little boy, burglar, family, christmas, espionage, crime gone awry, prank, crimes, young heroes, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, hong kong, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.5
 29K
Problem Child (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Ben Healy (John Ritter) and his social climbing wife Flo adopt Junior a fun-loving seven year old. But they soon discover he's a little monster as he turns a camping trip, a birthday party and even a baseball game into comic nightmares. But is ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, feel good, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: mischievous children, adoption, disorder, troublemaker, kidnapping, parents and children, brat, best friends, friends, spoiled brat, orphanage, farce ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Kid Cop (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A kid starts hanging around a police station because his dad was a cop, but now his dad is dead. Everyone tells him he should stay out of the way, but he doesn't, because he's real sad about his dead dad. They're all pretty nice to ...
Plot: children, walkie talkie, father son relationship, police officer, child driving a car, loss of father, child driving car, thief, theft, overalls, boy, death of father ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Madeline (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The adventurous, young Madeline is very good at getting into trouble, but she's also fantastic at solving problems as well, and her school-mistress Miss Clavel is not too approving of her. The biggest problem comes up when Lord Covington ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: amateur detective, school, rescue, orphan, kidnapping, hospital, family relations, adventure, family, children, parents and children, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1930s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Pasta Detectives (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The child-duo Rico and Oskar, one of them is quite more sluggish, but precisely because of fantasy and own world view; the other one is a smart whiz, but scared for life.
Plot: boy, little boy, best friend, female director, neighbor, overalls, helmet, home alone, rooftop, single mother, abduction, working mom ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
No Deposit, No Return (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two rich children devise a way to escape their grandfather and visit their mother. Unfortunately for two hapless safe crackers, they become part of the plan.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: safecracker, family relations, chase, friendship, kidnapping, airport, family, youth, criminal heroes, buddies, crimes, partners ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Family Ties Vacation (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this two-hour TV movie episode of Family Ties, the Keaton family goes on vacation to London, England and becomes entangled in an espionage plot.
Plot: vacation, spy, oxford, scholarship, bound and gagged
Place: europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Olsen Gang in Jutland (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Olsen gang in Jutland. Ones again Egon Olsen has a plan when he gets out of Vridslose State Prison. He has found out that the Germans left a large sum of money (in American dollars and gold bars) in one of their commando bunkers, when they were ...
Plot: treasure hunt, danish, fort, con artists, breasts, topless sunbathing, criminal gang, husband wife relationship, salute, cash, beer drinking, diving ...
Place: denmark, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Pet Shop (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Kids' film about a couple of aliens who come to earth and open up a pet shop in an attempt to try and eat some of earth's children for dinner.
Plot: pet shop, alien, female director, witness protection, hitman, human trafficking, alien abduction, pets, family relations, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, plumber ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Home Alone: The Holiday Heist (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 8-year-old Finn who is terrified to learn his family is relocating from sunny California to Maine in the scariest house he has ever seen! Convinced that his new house is haunted, Finn sets up a series of elaborate traps to catch the “ghost” in ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, not serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: heroes, family in danger, christmas, family, privacy invasion, family relations, siblings relations, youth, when the parents are away, mischievous children, nothing goes right, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Home Alone (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin's house, the plucky kid stands ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, funny, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, family, holiday, when the parents are away, child protagonist, home invasion, kids and family, youth, neighbor, danger, young heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, america, paris france, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, not serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, adventure, holiday, children, home alone, danger, mischievous children, family, when the parents are away, young heroes, trap, robbery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, florida, chicago illinois, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Getting Even with Dad (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Ray, an ex-con and widower, is planning a coin heist with two accomplices to help him to buy his own bakery. However, he doesn't expect his son Timmy, who was living with Ray's sister, to show up at the house right in the middle of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, satirical, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: heist, family, parents and children, going straight, single parent, dishonesty, crimes, crime gone awry, crime, family life, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Max Keeble's Big Move (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Max Keeble, the victim of his 7th grade class, plots revenge when he learns he's moving; it backfires when he doesn't move after all.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: school, underdog, mischievous children, friendship, family, parents and children, disorder, family relations, vengeance, chaos and mayhem, teenage life, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Rusty: A Dog's Tale (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two orphans named Jory and Tess live with their grandparents. However, their cousins Bart and Bertha try to take them away because the two kids have trust funds from their dead parents. When Bart and Bertha kidnap the newborn puppies, Rusty the dog ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, rescue, child custody, dog, escapades, getting home, youth, adventure, misfit, anti hero, disorder, animal life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Recipe for Disaster (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Rebecca Korda and her two brothers, Sam and Max, are left alone on opening night of their family-owned restaurant.
Plot: rival, opening night, child protagonist, family business, brother sister relationship, teenage girl, husband wife relationship, restaurateur, comedy of errors, rivalry, rivals, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Amazing Dobermans (1976)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An ex-con man and his five trained Dobermans help a Treasury Dept. agent stop a racketeer and his gang.
Plot: dog movie, agent, animal, gang leader, horse riding, federal agent, gang, secret agent, bound and gagged, undercover agent, horse, tied to a chair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Heffley family road trip to attend Meemaw's 90th birthday party goes hilariously off course thanks to Greg's newest scheme to get to a video gaming convention.
Style: light, road movie, entertaining, funny, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: road trip, travel, family, trip, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, family life, diary, boy, on the road, journey, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%