Mischievous children movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant mischievous children movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, semi serious and realistic films and TV shows about / with mischievous children, disorder, youth, family, family relations, children, childhood, adventure, runaway and mentor plots mostly in Family, Comedy and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
mischievous children
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mischievous children movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as mischievous children: Problem Child (1990), Home Alone (1990), It Takes Two (1995), The Parent Trap (1998), Dennis the Menace (1993), The Spy Next Door (2010), Yours, Mine & Ours (2005), Baby's Day Out (1994), Matilda (1996), Nanny McPhee (2005).

List of mischievous children movies

 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
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 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 ...
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 5.8
 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, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, chick flick, teens ...
Plot: twins, mischievous children, family, children, summer camp, orphan, single parent, adoption, parents and children, single father, boarding school, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, manhattan new york city, new york
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 6.6
 136K
The Parent Trap (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Hallie Parker and Annie James are identical twins separated at a young age because of their parents' divorce. unknowingly to their parents, the girls are sent to the same summer camp where they meet, discover the truth about themselves, and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, sweet, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, chick flick, girls' night ...
Plot: twins, mischievous children, summer camp, lookalikes, divorce, single parent, twins separated at birth, disorder, butler, dishonesty, father daughter relationship, disney ...
Time: 90s, year 1998
Place: london, california, england, maine, europe ...
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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, family, children, problem child, prank, when the parents are away, runaway, childhood, neighbor, happy ending, nothing goes right, troublemaker ...
Time: 90s, future, 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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The Spy Next Door (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Former CIA spy Bob Ho takes on his toughest assignment to date: looking after his girlfriend's three kids, who haven't exactly warmed to their mom's beau. And when one of the youngsters accidentally downloads a top-secret formula, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, ridiculous, sweet, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, spy, children, child spy, secret agents, martial arts, cia agent, nanny, family, cia, espionage, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, usa
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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, mischievous children, family relations, blended family, siblings relations, parents and children, children, family life, opposites attract, eccentric family, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, new york, san francisco
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 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
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 6.9
 149K
Matilda (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An extraordinarily intelligent young girl from a cruel and uncaring family discovers she possesses telekinetic powers and is sent off to a school headed by a tyrannical principal.
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, touching, psychological ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: school, mischievous children, adventure, supernatural ability, young heroes, parents and children, children, telekinesis, adoption, teachers and students, child prodigy, eccentric family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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 6.6
 76K
Nanny McPhee (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Widower Cedric Brown hires Nanny McPhee to care for his seven rambunctious children, who have chased away all previous nannies. Taunted by Simon and his siblings, Nanny McPhee uses mystical powers to instill discipline. And when the children's ...
Style: fairy tale, touching, sweet, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, preschoolers, teens ...
Plot: witch, magic, nanny, childhood, mischievous children, adventure, family, parents and children, single father, curses spells and rituals, family relations, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
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 7.0
 341K
Jumanji (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When siblings Judy and Peter discover an enchanted board game that opens the door to a magical world, they unwittingly invite Alan -- an adult who's been trapped inside the game for 26 years -- into their living room. Alan's only hope for ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: adventure, jungle, childhood, board game, fantasy world, family, time travel, parallel world, magic, mischievous children, disappearance, getting home ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1969, year 1995, 19th century ...
Place: new hampshire, usa
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 5.6
 94K
The Pacifier (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Disgraced Navy SEAL Shane Wolfe is handed a new assignment: Protect the five Plummer kids from enemies of their recently deceased father -- a government scientist whose top-secret experiment remains hidden in the kids' house.
Style: humorous, entertaining, feel good, funny, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: family, children, mischievous children, nanny, bodyguard, one against many, undercover cop, adult child friendship, good versus evil, family in danger, disney, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Horrid Henry: The Movie (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Henry fails yet again to hand in his homework for the umpteenth time, he has no idea that this will set off a chain of events which will see him forming an unlikely alliance with Moody Margaret, the infuriating girl next door, and his ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, not serious, light, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, young heroes, youth, friendship, teachers and students, parents and children, family life, friends, disorder, girl, british, troublemaker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Kindergarten Cop (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Hard-edged cop John Kimble gets more than he bargained for when he goes undercover as a kindergarten teacher to get the goods on a brutal drug lord while at the same time protecting the man's young son. Pitted against a class of boisterous ...
Style: light, humorous, funny, sincere, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: fish out of water, mischievous children, teacher, kindergarten, small town, children, police investigation, bullying, working undercover, chase, police, undercover ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1990, 90s
Place: california, oregon, plymouth, los angeles
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 5.9
 16K
Jessie (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: An idealistic teen from rural Texas embarks on the adventure of a lifetime when she decides to leave behind starry nights for big city lights. Thrilled to be on her own and determined not to be intimidated by New York City, she accepts a job as ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: teenage girl, nanny, mischievous children, butler, large family, workplace, family, family relations, school, youth, foster child, wealth ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, texas
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 6.1
 133K
Casper (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Furious that her late father only willed her his gloomy-looking mansion rather than his millions, Carrigan Crittenden is ready to burn the place to the ground when she discovers a map to a treasure hidden in the house. But when she enters the ...
Style: sweet, feel good, light, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, halloween, friendship, supernatural, haunted house, mischievous children, afterlife, family, father daughter relationship, single father, friends, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: maine, new england, usa
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Little Nicholas (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nicolas has a happy existence, parents who love him, a great group of friends with whom he has great fun, and all he wants is that nothing changes. However, one day, he overhears a conversation that leads him to believe that his life might change ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, children, little boy, family relations, plan gone awry, friendship, friends, parents and children, family life, school, school teacher, family ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, europe
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War of the Buttons (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 1960. The thrilling battles waged by a band of kids from two rival villages in the southern French countryside.
Style: realistic, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, children, countryside, rivalry, friendship, friends, family, village life, village, school, humiliation, betrayal ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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 7.7
 270K
The Goonies (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A young teenager named Mikey Walsh finds an old treasure map in his father's attic. Hoping to save their homes from demolition, Mikey and his friends Data Wang, Chunk Cohen, and Mouth Devereaux run off on a big quest to find the secret stash of ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, intense, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: treasure hunt, childhood, pirate, treasure map, treasure, mischievous children, cave, friendship, teenager, map, group of friends, adventure ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: oregon, usa
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Nicholas on Holiday (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's the end of the school year. The long-awaited moment of the holidays is arrive. The little Nicolas, her parents and Grandma take the road towards the sea, and settle in for some time at the Hotel Beau-Rivage.
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, youth, friendship, family relations, eccentric family, game, hotel, seaside, beach, coming of age, parents and children, family ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france
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The Thief Lord (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Luxembourg, UK, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A tale about two young boys, Prosper and Bo, who flee to Venice after being orphaned and dumped in the care of a cruel auntie. Hiding in the canals and alleyways of the city, the boys are befriended by a gang of young urchins and their enigmatic ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, exciting, serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, mischievous children, friendship, escapades, magic, young heroes, adventure, secret, youth, police, boy, cruelty ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century
Place: italy, venice
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The Parent Trap (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Hayley Mills plays twins who, unknown to their divorced parents, meet at a summer camp. Products of single parent households, they switch places (surprise!) so as to meet the parent they never knew, and then contrive to reunite them.
Style: feel good, touching, sweet, light, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: family, twins, summer, summer camp, mischievous children, divorce, family life, parents and children, family relations, youth, single parent, teenage girl ...
Time: 60s, year 1961
Place: california, massachusetts, boston, london
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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eccentric candy man Willy Wonka prompts a worldwide frenzy when he announces that golden tickets hidden inside five of his delicious candy bars will admit their lucky holders into his top-secret confectionary. But does Wonka have an agenda hidden ...
Style: feel good, humorous, surreal, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: chocolate, mischievous children, teacher, children, factory, childhood, overweight child, tour guide, surrealism, grandfather grandson relationship, candy, poverty ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, germany, europe, west germany, paraguay ...
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Eloise at the Plaza (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: This is a comedy about a six-year-old girl who lives at a 5 star plaza and causes havoc.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: mischievous children, little girl, nanny, tutor, precocious child, adventure, family, family relations, opposites attract, young heroes, family life, youth ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 8.7
 363K
South Park (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
Style: parody, cynical, adult animation, witty, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: satire, social satire, elementary school, gross out humor, mischievous children, death, young kid, small town, vicious, gay slur, friends, killings ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 2000s, 20th century, 2010s
Place: colorado, usa
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Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Germany, USA, Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Max imagines running away from his mom and sailing to a far-off land where large talking beasts -- Ira, Carol, Douglas, the Bull, Judith and Alexander -- crown him as their king, play rumpus, build forts and discover secret hideaways.
Style: stylized, touching, emotional, talky, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, loneliness, creature, mischievous children, childhood, magical, coming of age, adventure, anger, imagination, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: large family, family vacation, mischievous children, competition, holiday, family, family relations, children, teenage life, parenthood, family holiday, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, new york, wisconsin
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 8.7
 53K
Anne with an E (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A coming-of-age story about an outsider who, against all odds and numerous challenges, fights for love and acceptance and for her place in the world. The series centers on a young orphaned girl in the late 1890’s, who, after an abusive childhood ...
Style: compassionate, sincere, touching, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: orphan, friendship, child's point of view, small town, family relations, school, parents and children, children's home, coming of age, teenage life, adventure, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: canada
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Fanboy and Chum Chum (2009)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Fanboy & Chum Chum is an American CGI animated television series created by Eric Robles for Nickelodeon. It is based on Fanboy, an animated short created by Robles for Nickelodeon and Frederator Studios, which was broadcast August 14, 2008 on ...
Style: not serious, feel good, exciting, humorous
Audience: kids
Plot: mischievous children, adventure, friendship, friends, youth, escapades, disorder, goofy hero, good versus evil, rivalry, save the day, wizards and magicians ...
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 5.8
 22K
The Borrowers (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The four-inch-tall Clock family secretly share a house with the normal-sized Lender family, "borrowing" such items as thread, safety pins, batteries and scraps of food. However, their peaceful co-existence is disturbed when evil lawyer ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, not serious, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: little people, mischievous children, friendship, child's point of view, adventure, lawyer, greed, good versus evil, disorder, childhood, rescue, family ...
Place: london, england
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