Movies like Beethoven

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Beethoven (1992)
 5.7
 72K
Beethoven (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Newton family live in their comfortable home, but there seems to something missing. This "hole" is filled by a small puppy, who walks into their home and their lives. Beethoven, as he is named, grows into a giant of a dog... a St Bernard. Doctor Varnick, the local vet has a secret and horrible sideline, which requires lots of dogs for experiments. Beethoven is on the bad doctor's list.
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, funny, sincere, light, clever, touching, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, puppy, family, children, pets, saint bernard dog, animal actor, animals, childhood, family relations, parents and children, nothing goes right, pet dog, dog actor, family life, animal life, mischievous children, dysfunctional family, owner dog relationship, human animal relationship, youth, little girl, animal rescue, family home, adoption ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, san francisco

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Most similar movies to Beethoven

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, entertaining and sweet films with plots about family, happy ending, mentor, culture clash, adaptation, destiny and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Beethoven: Beethoven's 2nd (1993), Dennis the Menace (1993), Cheaper by the Dozen (2003), Baby's Day Out (1994), Snow Dogs (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Beethoven's 2nd (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Beethoven is back -- and this time, he has a whole brood with him now that he's met his canine match, Missy, and fathered a family. The only problem is that Missy's owner, Regina, wants to sell the puppies and tear the clan apart. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sweet, unusual plot structure, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, family outing, chick flick, teens ...
Plot: dog, pets, animals, childhood, family, adventure, puppy, divorce, dysfunctional family, love, teenager, farce ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, montana, usa, san francisco
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100%
Dennis the Menace (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mr. Wilson's ever-present annoyance comes in the form of one mischievous kid named Dennis. But he'll need Dennis's tricks to uncover a collection of gold coins that go missing when a shady drifter named Switchblade Sam comes to town.
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: mischievous children, problem child, family, prank, children, when the parents are away, childhood, happy ending, neighbor, nothing goes right, troublemaker, suburbs ...
Time: 90s, future, 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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100%
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: family, large family, family relations, teenager, parenthood, children, dysfunctional family, chaos, parents and children, eccentric family, nothing goes right, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, manhattan new york city, new york ...
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100%
 6.1
 52K
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, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: babies and infants, mischievous children, stupidity, chase, prank, kidnapping, escapades, child abduction, farce, adventure, nothing goes right, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Remake of the popular Disney classic, this time featuring some well known voices as two dogs and a cat trek across America encountering all sorts of adventures in the quest to be reunited with their owners.
Style: touching, sweet, feel good, exciting, tear jerker ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, cat, wilderness, talking animals, adventure, beautiful scenery, pets, disney, friendship, unlikely friendships, animals, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, nevada, usa
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100%
 5.2
 27K
Snow Dogs (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a Miami dentist inherits a team of sled dogs, he's got to learn the trade or lose his pack to a crusty mountain man.
Style: feel good, humorous, inspirational, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: dog, disney, adventure, pets, dog sled, adoption, family, talking animals, fish out of water, small town, animals, against the odds ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, cuba, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 15K
Paulie (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Paulie, an intelligent parrot who actually talks, relates the story of his struggle to a Russian immigrant who works as a janitor at the research institute where he is housed and neglected. Paulie's story begins many years earlier when he is ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, sad, thought provoking ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night
Plot: parrot, animals, childhood, road trip, human animal relationship, bird, family, adventure, friendship, talking animals, brutality, catastrophe ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Ugly Dachshund (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Garrisons (Dean Jones and Suzanne Pleshette) are the "proud parents" of three adorable dachshund pups -- and one overgrown Great Dane named Brutus, who nevertheless thinks of himself as a dainty dachsie. His identity crisis results in ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, disney, family, romance, happy ending, justice, pets, disorder, mistaken identity, family life, best friends, young heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Baby-Sitters Club (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It's the story about seven very different best friends, and one summer that will bring them together like never before.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, chick flick, family outing ...
Plot: friendship, teenager, coming of age, nanny, camp, babysitting, children, childhood, teenage life, parents and children, nothing goes right, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 4K
Shiloh (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An abused beagle runs away from his owner. On the road, he meets young Marty Preston and follows him home. The boy immediately forms a bond with the dog and names him Shiloh. His stern father won't let him keep the dog because it belongs to ...
Style: touching, feel good, emotional, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, animal rescue, family, pets, youth, animals, destiny, greed, hopes, friendship, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 24K
Hotel for Dogs (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Placed in a foster home that doesn't allow pets, 16-year-old Andi and her younger brother, Bruce, turn an abandoned hotel into a home for their dog. Soon other strays arrive, and the hotel becomes a haven for every orphaned canine in town. But ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, humorous, light, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, orphan, mischievous children, siblings relations, husky dog, young heroes, animals, animal lover, pets, friends, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: antarctica, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Disney's Air Bud (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young boy and a talented stray dog with an amazing basketball playing ability become instant friends. Rebounding from his father's accidental death, 12-year-old Josh Framm moves with his family to the small town of Fernfield, Washington. The ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, light, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, golden retriever, basketball, friendship, animals, pets, happy ending, unlikely friendships, dog actor, contests and competitions, young heroes, human spirit ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington state, new jersey, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Because of Winn-Dixie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A girl, abandoned by her mother when she was three, moves to a small town in Florida with her father. There, she adopts an orphaned dog she names Winn-Dixie. The bond between the girl and her special companion brings together the people in a small ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, light, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, chick flick, pre-teens
Plot: small town, dog, father daughter relationship, animals, loneliness, adaptation, single father, beautiful scenery, childhood, children, mischievous children, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, funny ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: divorce, family, love, childhood, family relations, teenager, family problems, parents and children, couples, family life, youth, therapy ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Steve Martin and Bonnie Hunt return as heads of the Baker family who, while on vacation, find themselves in competition with a rival family of eight children, headed by Eugene Levy,
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: large family, mischievous children, family vacation, holiday, family, family relations, children, teenage life, parenthood, family holiday, eccentric family, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, new york, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 22K
Curly Sue (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bill Dancer and his young companion Curly Sue are the classic homeless folks with hearts of gold. Their scams are aimed not at turning a profit, but at getting enough to eat. When they scam the rich and beautiful Grey Ellison into believing she ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, chick flick, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: homeless, family, orphan, children, little girl, single father, girl, destiny, daughter, cons and scams, society, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Harry and the Hendersons (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Returning from a hunting trip in the forest, the Henderson family's car hits an animal in the road. At first they fear it was a man, but when they examine the "body" they find it's a "bigfoot". They think it's dead ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: bigfoot, wildlife, sasquatch, adventure, fish out of water, brothers, police investigation, mentor, happy ending, kindness, parents and children, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle, washington state, usa, north america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 13K
Dutch (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: To get to know his girlfriend's son, a man volunteers to pick him up from a prep school....only to learn that her son's not the nicest kid.
Style: road movie, light, entertaining, feel good, funny ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: road trip, prank, thanksgiving, mischievous children, holiday, culture clash, working class, unlikely friendships, reluctant partners, partners, nothing goes right, obsessive quest ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: london, usa, australia, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.9
 127K
Babe (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Babe is a little pig who doesn't quite know his place in the world. With a bunch of odd friends, like Ferdinand the duck who thinks he is a rooster and Fly the dog he calls mom, Babe realizes that he has the makings to become the greatest sheep ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: pig, dog, horse, piglet, farmer, animals, talking animals, friendship, christmas, family, farm, prejudice ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.9
 23K
It Takes Two (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Identical 9-year-olds from very different backgrounds: orphaned Amanda and wealthy Alyssa meet at summer camp and decide to switch places -- and play matchmaker between Alyssa's dad, Roger, and the kind social worker who cares for Amanda.
Style: feel good, sweet, funny, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, chick flick, teens ...
Plot: twins, mischievous children, family, children, summer camp, adoption, orphan, parents and children, single parent, single father, camp, wedding ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, london, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
For the Love of Benji (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Benji is lost and becomes a stray animal in Athens, Greece, trying to reunite with his family while secret agents pursue him, trying to get a formula which was glued to his paw in order to get it past customs.
Style: humorous, sweet, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, animals, friendship, family, pets, chase, justice, race, secrets, disaster, farce, hitman ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe, athens greece, crete
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 112K
101 Dalmatians (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Live action adaptation of a Disney Classic. When a litter of dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella De Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement.
Style: fairy tale, sexy, melancholic, romantic, funny ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, disney, animals, dalmatian, adventure, pets, fashion designer, pig, puppy, stereotypes, romance, children ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, britain, big ben london, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Beethoven's 3rd (2000)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Everyone's favorite St. Bernard returns in this family film about man's best friend. Richard Newton, his wife Beth and kids Brennan and Sara shove off in their camper for a road trip. Along the way, they gain a new passenger: slobbery ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: dog, animals, human dog relationship, family relations, pets, family life, escapades, nothing goes right, family, disorder, parents and children, silly humor ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 4.4
 19K
The Shaggy Dog (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The tale of a workaholic dad-turned-dog who finds that being man's best friend shows him the most important job - being a great dad.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, chick flick, teens ...
Plot: dog, family, disney, transformation, experiment gone awry, pets, divorce, human becoming an animal, parents and children, disorder, parent child relationship, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Larger Than Life (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Motivational Speaker Jack Corcoran is determined to get his career off the ground, but the biggest gigs he can get are the ones nobody wants. Then one day, he receives a telegram that his circus clown father has passed away, and has left a ...
Style: feel good, light, funny, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: animals, friendship, adventure, rescue, on the road, nothing goes right, goofy hero, fish out of water, inheritance, hitchhiker, elephant, runaway ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 4K
Good Boy! (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An intergalactic dog pilot from Sirius (the dog star), visits Earth to verify the rumors that dogs have failed to take over the planet.
Style: sentimental, humorous, entertaining, thought provoking, tense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: dog, talking dog, space and aliens, animals, mentor, friendship, space travel, coming of age, human animal relationship, mission, family, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: humorous, touching, not serious, entertaining, parody ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, friendship, family, adventure, on the road, rescue, escapades, animals, youth, pets, kidnapping, computer game ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Yours, Mine & Ours (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Admiral Frank Beardsley returns to New London to run the Coast Guard Academy, his last stop before a probable promotion to head the Guard. A widower with eight children, he runs a loving but tight ship, with charts and salutes. The kids long for a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, chick flick ...
Plot: family, large family, family relations, blended family, mischievous children, siblings relations, parents and children, children, opposites attract, family life, eccentric family, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, san francisco, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 23K
Nine Lives (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, China, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A stuffy businessman finds himself trapped inside the body of his family's cat.
Style: entertaining, light, feel good, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: cat, animals, transformation, family, kids and family, switching bodies, happy ending, love, magic, saving a life, father daughter relationship, pets ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Zeus and Roxanne (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mary Beth is a marine biologist that gets annoyed when a dog called Zeus stows aboard her research boat. Nevertheless she is intrigued when the intrusive canine makes best-friends with her captive dolphin, Roxanne. She falls in love with Zeus's ...
Style: feel good, sweet, melancholic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: dog, dolphins, friendship, youth, family, adventure, animals, rescue, opposites attract, single parent, odd couple, daring rescue ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%