Movies like And You Thought Your Parents Were Weird

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And You Thought Your Parents Were Weird (1991)
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And You Thought Your Parents Were Weird (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two boys follow in their late fathers foot steps by inventing weird and wonderful gadgets. Trouble lies ahead when after a halloween party the spirit of their father ends up in the latest invention, a robot.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, weird, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: robot, teenager, ghost, youth, family, halloween, reporter, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, halloween party, family relations, seance, androids and robots, family life, journalism, isolation, teenage life, experiment gone awry, disorder, siblings relations, thief, cat, inventor, androids, boy ...

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Most similar movies to And You Thought Your Parents Were Weird

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and offbeat films with plots about youth, family, family relations, disorder, family life, teenage life and danger mostly in Comedy, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like And You Thought Your Parents Were Weird: Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989), Trading Mom (1994), Dr. Dolittle 3 (2006), Not Quite Human (1987), Prehysteria! (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them.
Style: funny, entertaining, intense, feel good, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, chick flick ...
Plot: adventure, youth, shrinking, childhood, disney, parents and children, genetically altered, family, inventor, experiment gone awry, family relations, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Trading Mom (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The Martin kids learn of a magic spell that will take them to the 'mommy market' so they can get a more user friendly model. After giving a few other moms a try, they want their own back. But that is not so easy.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: youth, coming of age, family relations, single parent, nothing goes right, siblings relations, family life, child as adult, teenage girl, magic, mother, family ...
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57%
Dr. Dolittle 3 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lisa Dolittle sends her daughter to 'Durango', a Dude Ranch, to find herself. While there, she uses her talent to talk to the animals in order to save Durango from being taken over by a neighboring Ranch.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: animals, pets, friends, family life, family, family relations, misfit, partners, disorder, teenage life, animal life, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Not Quite Human (1987)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dr. Jonas Carson, a scientist, invents Chip, an android teenager. Dr. Carson sends Chip to school with his daughter Becky to see whether an android could interact with others. But his former employer decides to try and make a profit by stealing the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: disney, androids, family relations, high school, youth, coming of age, a.i., androids and robots, family, dishonesty, power relations, social relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Prehysteria! (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young boy and his family embark on a series of adventures when the boy finds some mysterious eggs which hatch to reveal a brood of baby dinosaurs.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, psychotronic, surprise ending ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, single parent, prehistoric animal, monster, family relations, museum, teenage life, family life, youth, misfit, escapades ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
My Brother the Pig (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: If you act like an animal, you just may become one!
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: youth, nanny, family relations, teenage life, family life, curses spells and rituals, prank, mischievous children, family, ghost, disorder, animal life ...
Place: latin america, france, europe, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Seventeen Again (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cat and Gene have been divorced for several years. They are both visiting their son and their grandchildren, Sydney and Willie. Willie's a genius who develops a formula that makes who uses it young again, it inadvertently spills into some soap ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: experiment, fountain of youth, experiment gone awry, twins, prodigy, child as adult, youth, disorder, aging, antidote, disney, family relations ...
Place: connecticut, usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Frankenstein and Me (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, humorous, surprise ending, offbeat
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, horror for children
Plot: halloween, frankenstein, zombie, vampire, supernatural, family, youth, friends, family relations, teenage life, family life, obsession ...
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Luck of the Irish (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A teenager must battle for a gold charm to keep his family from being controlled by an evil leprechaun.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: youth, basketball, disney, family relations, friendship, teenage life, adventure, family life, child as adult, love, magical creature, teenager ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Remote (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When Randy (Chris Carrara), is forced to stash his remote control toys in a model home, he stumbles across the hideout of three prison escapees. With the use of his remote control toys, Randy manages to apprehend the three fugitives.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: youth, prodigy, when the parents are away, family relations, runaway, goofy hero, young heroes, prank, heroes, crimes, nothing goes right, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Honey I Blew Up the Kid (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Wayne Szalinski is at it again. But instead of shrinking things, he tries to make a machine that can make things grow. As in the first one, his machine isn't quite accurate. But when he brings Nick & his toddler son Adam to see his ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, clever, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: giant, disney, family, inventions and discoveries, fish out of water, baby, family relations, childhood, toys, inventor, runaway, redemption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 5K
Small Wonder (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Small Wonder is an American science fiction sitcom that aired in first-run syndication from September 7, 1985 to May 20, 1989. The show chronicles the family of a robotics engineer who, after he secretly creates a robot modeled after a real human ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: robot, super powers, family relations, female robot, androids, inventor, artificial intelligence, youth, pretense, parents and children, family life, family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.2
 295
Kids World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: What would you wish for if you were eleven and could have anything in the world? Your parents don't understand you. Your teenage brother is constantly getting you in trouble...for things he did! You're in love with the twelve-year-old girl ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, suspense
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: youth, experiment gone awry, teenage life, child as adult, friendship, young heroes, mischievous children, adventure, disorder, wish come true, family life, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Mr. Troop Mom (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Public Defender Eddie is a widower with a 13 year-old daughter, Naomi. A classic workaholic, Eddie has been M.I.A. for most of Naomi's big moments. But when an unfortunately timed accident gives Eddie the opportunity to become the "Team ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, chick flick, pre-teens, kids
Plot: youth, parents and children, treasure hunt, family, family life, siblings relations, family relations, friends, camp, summer camp, forest, obstacle course ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Talking Cat!?! (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mysterious talking cat uses its powers of communication to enrich the lives of two different families, and bring them together.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: cat, single parent, family relations, pets, disorder, parents and children, youth, talking cat, supernatural, brother sister relationship, animals, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Halloweentown High (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Marnie Piper prepares to begin a new school year, she asks the Halloweentown Hot Witches' Council to work toward openness between Halloweentown and the mortal world. She proposes to bring a group of Halloweentown students to her own high school ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, stylized, offbeat
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, date night, kids ...
Plot: halloween, witch, magic, supernatural, teenage witch, hereditary gift of witchcraft, witchcraft, monster, friends, disney, friendship, vengeance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Passport to Paris (1999)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sent to Paris to visit their grandfather, the twins fall in love with France, not to mention two French boys.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: twins, youth, impossible love, family relations, siblings relations, family, tourist, teenager, love and romance, teenage life, mischievous children, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
When Good Ghouls Go Bad (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In October of 1981, Curtis Danko, the creepy kid from the small town of Walker Falls, was killed in a mysterious accident. He left behind a warning to the town: "If you ever have another Halloween again, I will return and destroy you all!" ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: halloween, afterlife, ghost, small town, supernatural, mischievous children, disorder, curses spells and rituals, back from the dead, heroic mission, adventure, save the day ...
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Richie Rich: A Christmas Story (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After getting blamed for spoiling Christmas, the richest kid in the world wishes he'd never been born. Unfortunately, a wishing machine, invented by professor Keenbean, picked up the wish and made it come true. Now Richie finds himself in a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, youth, money, boy, wealth, dog, friendship, father son relationship, remote control, winter, museum, orphan ...
⇓ 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: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: youth, family relations, adventure, disorder, friends, mischievous children, family, family life, factory, friendship, deception, heroes ...
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36%
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The Other Me (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Will Browning accidently creates a clone of himself when working on a science project.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: youth, twins, cloning, disney, nothing goes right, teenage life, favoritism, disorder, family, school, parents and children, ultimatum ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Haunted Hathaways (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: "The Haunted Hathaways" follows the adventures of a not-so-typical blended family. When Michelle Hathaway relocates to New Orleans, LA., to open a bakery with her daughters Taylor and Frankie, they quickly learn that life in the “Big ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, feel good, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: haunted house, ghost, family, supernatural, family life, eccentric family, family relations, youth, parents and children, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, haunted ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Quints (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jamie Grover (Kimberly J. Brown) is an only child who has always wanted out from the constant attention her parents give her. Her wish is finally granted when she finds out her mother is pregnant, but when she turns out to have quints, Jamie's ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: baby, family relations, child as adult, family life, life turned upside down, disney, siblings relations, parents and children, teenage life, youth, family, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Even Stevens Movie (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Stevens think that they've won an all-expenses-paid trip to an island that's halfway around the world. When their house is destroyed, their food stolen, and their bacon eaten, the Stevens family breaks apart in front of all their ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: youth, family relations, disney, family, parents and children, family life, teenage life, disorder, nothing goes right, mischievous children, island, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Boys Will Be Boys (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two young brothers talk their strict father Lloyd Clauswell into allowing them to babysit themselves for the first time while their parents attend a corporate barbecue...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: youth, twins, police detective, family relations, siblings relations, family gatherings, parents and children, chaos and mayhem, child as adult, when the parents are away, eccentric family, family life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Invisible Dad (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Doug Baily's father is weird, but a strange machine in the garage now makes him invisible too. It's a roller coaster ride of fun and hijinks as Doug tries to turn his invisible dad back to normal again.
Style: exciting, humorous, twists and turns, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: invisibility, invisible man, female boss, child protagonist, female teacher, making a wish, computer, father son relationship, architect, death of mother, neighbor, paranoia ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While trying to avoid an obsessed girl, rocker Drake Parker meets a young girl, who makes him promise to give her family the best Christmas ever. Later, at the Premiere's first ever Christmas party, a group of teens start to make trouble. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, youth, comedy of errors, mischievous children, nothing goes right, lifestyle, family, family relations, step siblings, disorder, friends, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Thirteenth Year (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A teen learns that his birth mother is a mermaid after he begins to grow fins and slimy scales on his thirteenth birthday.
Style: feel good, humorous, stylized, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: mermaid, teenage life, family, rivalry, disney, misfit, escapades, disorder, friends, parent child relationship, coming of age, transformation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Ramona and Beezus (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ramona is a little girl with a very big imagination and a nose for mischief. Her playful antics keep everyone in her loving family on their toes, including her older sister Beezus, who's just trying to survive her first year of high school. ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, chick flick ...
Plot: mischievous children, youth, aunt niece relationship, family relations, teenager, family life, family, parent child relationship, sibling relationship, two sisters, disorder, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Halloween Puppy (2012)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A boy accidentally turns his mom's boyfriend into a dog.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: halloween, dog, human becoming an animal, family, magic, youth, best friends, curses spells and rituals, family relations, friendship, disorder, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%