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, police officer, forest, kidnapping, criminal, vacation, teenage girl, rescue, family relations, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, girl, thanksgiving, brother sister relationship, father son relationship, camping, husband wife relationship, little boy, heiress, ransom, child in peril, dumb criminal ...

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Most similar movies to Alone in the Woods

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, entertaining and light films with plots about family relations, youth, family, children, disorder, mother son relationship and child protagonist mostly in Family, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Alone in the Woods: Princess and the Pony (2011), Little Miss Millions (1993), Home Sweet Home Alone (2021), House Arrest (1996), Recipe for Disaster (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Princess and the Pony (2011)
Genre: Comedy, 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: youth, rescue, friendship, family relations, disorder, fish out of water, carnival, pony, castle, heroine, abduction, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: christmas, runaway, kidnapping, mother, friends, road trip, family relations, teenage girl, child protagonist, santa claus, runaway girl, stepmother stepdaughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Home Sweet Home Alone (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After being left at home by himself for the holidays, 10-year-old Max Mercer must work to defend his home from a married couple who tries to steal back a valuable heirloom.
Style: entertaining, feel good, semi serious, captivating, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, home alone, house, child, trap, misunderstanding, child protagonist, children, toys, problem, alone, heist gone wrong ...
Place: chicago illinois, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.7
 9K
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, light, touching, sexy ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: divorce, family, love, husband wife relationship, childhood, family relations, teenager, family problems, parents and children, couples, family life, children ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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.
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, satirical, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: brother sister relationship, teenage girl, brother brother relationship, restaurant, family business, comedy of errors, child protagonist, family relations, food, satire, humour, siblings relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.7
 24K
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, funny, humorous, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: kids and family, father daughter relationship, children, family relations, parent child relationship, parents, teenager, humour, parents and children, father son relationship, adventure, mother daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.2
 21K
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, feel good, unusual plot structure, light, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: destiny, bank, crime gone awry, family, childhood, rich kid, chauffeur, mistaken identity, money, adventure, gangsters, forgery ...
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.3
 282
One Small Hero (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Joey Cooper is a small boy who wants more than anything to be a member of the "Wilderness Club." But he has failed over and over again to pass the test and was not allowed to join. But when Joey gets home after his latest failure, he finds ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, emotional, suspenseful
Plot: empire, youth, kidnapping, forest, adventure, save the day, rivalry, heroes, escapades, daring rescue, against the odds, child protagonist ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, best friend, little boy, children, mentally challenged, neighbor, theft, gift, father son relationship, abuse, father figure, embarrassment ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.5
 264
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: youth, loss of father, police officer, father son relationship, death of father, police, boy, mayor, robbery, girl, thief, children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.5
 116K
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: feel good, humorous, intense, clever, suspense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, home alone, family, espionage, holiday, little boy, winter, burglar, prank, crime gone awry, home invasion, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, hong kong, chicago illinois, san francisco, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.9
 7K
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, touching, melancholic, talky, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: school, orphan, kidnapping, rescue, children, adventure, amateur detective, friendship, hospital, chase, girl, family ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 50s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.3
 275
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: coming of age, brooklyn bridge, kidnapping, police, youth, family relations, allergy, millionaire, car theft, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, con artists, puppy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.1
 51K
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, funny, humorous, not serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: babies and infants, mischievous children, stupidity, kidnapping, chase, escapades, prank, nothing goes right, child abduction, missing child, adventure, farce ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: sexy, touching, feel good, humorous, tear jerker ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: runaway, politician, family, youth, kidnapping, memory, little girl, on the run, hide and seek, transformation, childhood, kids and family ...
Time: 80s
Place: salt lake city utah, utah, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: young adult, elderly, family relations, loss of virginity, friendship, marriage, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, boy, love ...
Place: prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, adventure, children, home alone, trap, when the parents are away, mischievous children, young heroes, homeless, boy, snow ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, florida, chicago illinois, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: realistic, not serious, feel good, humorous, light ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, youth, heroes, family in danger, privacy invasion, family, family relations, siblings relations, when the parents are away, young heroes, mischievous children, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.7
 558K
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: funny, humorous, light, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, preschoolers ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, mischievous children, family, children, home alone, youth, when the parents are away, child protagonist, kids and family, home invasion, precocious child ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, new york, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, touching, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, school, disney, underdog, friendship, family, kids and family, happy ending, teenager, bullying, parents and children, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.9
 951
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, semi serious, humorous, melancholic, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: child as adult, family, parents and children, switching roles, fish out of water, disorder, misfit, hopes, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, wish come true, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Cop and a Half (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a pint-sized 8-year-old kid witnesses a murder he offers to help the police, if they make him a cop, too. Saddled with this streetwise sidekick, a hardboiled cop is forced to take his new partner seriously as they race the clock to bring the ...
Style: humorous, satirical, semi serious, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: crimes, children, murder, police investigation, partners against crime, witnessing a crime, friendship, odd couple, fighting crime, bully, african american, witness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ 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: youth, amateur sleuth, suitcase of money, child abduction, school, father son relationship, teacher, police, husband wife relationship, boy, paperboy, reward ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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 ...
Audience: kids
Plot: boy, parent child relationship, childhood, family, bad luck, blond boy, family relations, swedish, forest, countryside, farm hand, child protagonist ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.8
 3K
Dadnapped (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Melissa has a bad case of sibling rivalry, only her competition is a fictional character in her father's best-selling novel about a teenage super spy. When her father is "dadnapped" by a group of overzealous fans, it's up to ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, rescue, parents and children, disney, adventure, family relations, siblings relations, kidnapping, young heroes, lifestyle, crimes, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: female nudity, heist, con artists, treasure hunt, fort, car chase, sports car, lieutenant, beach, hotel, train, van ...
Place: denmark, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Sune's Summer (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 83 min.
Story: It's summer and Sune Anderssons family is planning a holiday in Greece. Sunes father, Rudolf is sulking because then he won't be able to go on his beloved fishing trip. But after seeing how much the Greek trip is going to cost, he comes up ...
Style: semi serious, not serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: car, boy, summer, childhood sweetheart, family relations, daydreamer, silly humor, disorder, friends, nothing goes right, family, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Baker brood moves to Chicago after patriarch Tom gets a job coaching football at Northwestern University, forcing his writer wife, Mary, and the couple's 12 children to make a major adjustment. The transition works well until work demands ...
Style: funny, humorous, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: large family, family, family relations, teenager, parenthood, children, chaos, eccentric family, parents and children, nothing goes right, chaos and mayhem, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, manhattan new york city, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.4
 31K
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: funny, humorous, feel good, unusual plot structure, satirical ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, adoption, troublemaker, dark humor, child, spoiled brat, kidnapping, disorder, children, runaway, chase, friends ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.3
 462
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: alien, monster, witness protection, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, mob boss, brother sister relationship, mafia, witness protection program, plumber, sheriff ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%