10 best movies like Mr. Mom (1983)

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Movies similar to Mr. Mom (1983): The Grump, Sex After Kids, Marmaduke, What if..., Marley & Me, Lymelife, Fred Claus, The Game Plan, Popstar, A Boyfriend for Christmas.

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The Grump (2014)
Markimdb: 6.8
CountryFinland, Iceland
CharactersLosers, Family, Businessmen, Old man, Farmers
PlotLove with age difference

A stubbornly traditional eighty-year-old farmer - whose social attitudes verge on the prehistoric - raises hell when he is forced to move in with his sadsack, city-dwelling son and domineering daughter-in-law.

Sex After Kids (2013)
Markimdb: 5.4
CharactersParents, Family, Models
PlotLove, Relationship, Parenting
StyleSoulful, To cry

An edgy comedy about the sexual adventures in parenthood.

Marmaduke (2010)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 4.3)
Genrecomedy, family
CharactersFriends, Dogs, Cats, Family, Losers
StyleTo cry

When Phil and Debbie Winslow relocate from their native Kansas to the sunny climes of Orange County, their big-hearted, havoc-wreaking Great Dane gets a taste of the dog's life, California-style.

What if... (2010)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, family
CharactersFamily, Losers, Angels
StyleTouching, Soulful, Light, Fascinating, To cry

Fifteen years ago, Ben Walker made a decision to leave his college sweetheart and ultimately his faith, in order to pursue a lucrative business opportunity. Now with a high-paying career and a trophy fiancé, he is visited by an angel, who gives him a glimpse into what his life would look like had he followed his calling.

Marley & Me (2008)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CharactersDogs, Writers, Family, Friends, Journalists, Parents
PlotMoving, Divorce, On real events
StyleTouching, To cry

A newly married couple who, in the process of starting a family, learn many of life's important lessons from their trouble-loving retriever, Marley. Packed with plenty of laughs to lighten the load, the film explores the highs and lows of marriage, maturity and confronting one's own mortality, as seen through the lens of family life with a dog.

Lymelife (2008)
Mark5 (imdb: 6.9)
Genremelodrama, drama
CharactersTeens, Family, Losers
PlotFirst love, Divorce, Love
PlaceNew York
StyleTouching, To cry, Smart, Gloomy

A coming of age dramedy where infidelity, real estate, and Lyme disease have two families falling apart on Long Island in the early eighties. Scott, 15, is at the point in his life when he finds out that the most important people around him, his father, his mother, and his brother, are not exactly who he thought they were. They are flawed and they are human.

Fred Claus (2007)
Mark6 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CharactersWizards, Family, Brothers, Losers
PlotHolidays, Snow, Toys
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry, Exciting, Light

Fred Claus and Santa Claus have been estranged brothers for many years. Now Fred must reconcile his differences with his brother whom he believes overshadows him. When an efficiency expert assesses the workings at the North Pole and threatens to shut Santa down, Fred must help his brother to save Christmas.

The Game Plan (2007)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrecomedy, family, sport
CharactersFamily, Fathers, Bachelors, Dogs, Parents
StyleTo cry, Inspirational

Bachelor football star Joe Kingman seems to have it all. He is wealthy and carefree, and his team is on the way to capturing a championship. Suddenly, he is tackled by some unexpected news: He has a young daughter, the result of a last fling with his ex-wife. Joe must learn to balance his personal and professional lives with the needs of his child.

Popstar (2005)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 2.6)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, family
CharactersLosers, Teens, Friends, Family
PlaceSchool, England
StyleTo cry

A teenage girls life gets turned upside down when a new school friend turns out to be a popstar.

A Boyfriend for Christmas (2004)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA, Germany
CharactersFamily, Losers
PlotFulfillment of desires
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry, Touching

Holly stopped believing in Santa Claus after her wish to meet the man of her dreams never came true. So Santa sets her up with Ryan, who isn't entirely truthful about himself. Now Holly faces a dilemma: marry her current boyfriend, Ted, or fall in love with someone who has lied to her.

Stepmom (1998)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersParents, Family, Lovers, Friends, Terminally ill
PlotJealousy, Divorce
PlaceSchool, New York
StyleTo cry, Touching, Inspirational

Jackie is a divorced mother of two. Isabel is the career minded girlfriend of Jackie’s ex-husband Luke, forced into the role of unwelcome stepmother to their children. But when Jackie discovers she is ill, both women realise they must put aside their differences to find a common ground and celebrate life to the fullest, while they have the chance.

The Preacher's Wife (1996)
Mark1 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersFamily, Losers, Priests, Angels
PlaceNew York
TimeNew Year
StyleTouching, To cry

Good natured Reverend Henry Biggs finds that his marriage to choir mistress Julia is flagging, due to his constant absence caring for the deprived neighborhood they live in. On top of all this, his church is coming under threat from property developer Joe Hamilton. In desperation, Rev. Biggs prays to God for help - and help arrives in the form of an angel named Dudley.

Sticks & Stones (1996)
Markimdb: 6.3
CharactersFriends, Family, Losers
StyleTo cry, Touching

For three high school friends, growing up takes a dangerous turn when the local bully targets them with his aggression. With no one to turn to but each other, they muster the courage to take a shot at settling the score.

Muriel's Wedding (1994)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryAustralia, France
CharactersLosers, Parents
PlaceAustralia, Small cities
StyleTo cry, Light

A young social outcast in Australia steals money from her parents to finance a vacation where she hopes to find happiness, and perhaps love.

Yours, Mine and Ours (1968)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrecomedy, family
CharactersFamily, Parents, Nurses
PlotAdoption, On real events
StyleLight, To cry, Touching

When a widower with ten children marries a widow with eight, can the twenty of them ever come together as one big happy family?

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.3)
Genrecomedy, family
PlotAdventure, Dreams, Travel

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.

Nicholas on Holiday (2014)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.2)
CharactersChildrens, Friends, Family
PlotAdventure, Holidays
PlaceHotels, France, Beach
TimeVacation, Summer
StyleTo cry, Touching, Light, Fancy

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.

The Bélier Family (2014)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersFamily, Teens, Losers

The whole Bélier family is deaf, except for sixteen year old Paula who is the important translator in her parents' day to day life especially when it comes to matters concerning the family farm. When her music teacher discovers she has a fantastic singing voice and she gets an opportunity to enter a big Radio France contest the whole family's future is set up for big changes.

What We Did on Our Holiday (2014)
Mark4 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlaceScotland, Nature
StyleAction, To cry

Doug and Abi and their three children travel to the Scottish Highlands for Doug's father Gordie's birthday party. It's soon clear that when it comes to keeping a secret under wraps from the rest of the family, their children are their biggest liability...

Jingle All the Way 2 (2014)
Markimdb: 3.9
Genrecomedy, adventure, family
CharactersFamily, Reporters
PlotRivalry, Snow, Holidays, Shopping, Cheating
PlaceSmall cities
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry, Unexpected ending

Larry's daughter wants only one thing for Christmas - a talking bear. His daughter's step-dad intends to make sure that Larry can't get one.