20 Movies Like Big Fat Liar

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Home Alone

Home Alone
Home Alone
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 66%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 103 min
Genre: Comedy, Family
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 12 wins & 7 nominations total
Writer: John Hughes
Actors: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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Home Alone is about an 8-year-old boy named Kevin McCallister who is accidentally left behind when his family goes on vacation for Christmas. He must defend his home from two burglars using creative and hilarious traps.

The Sandlot

The Sandlot
The Sandlot
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 65%
Metacritic: 55/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Awards: 1 win & 1 nomination
Writer: David Mickey Evans, Robert Gunter
Actors: Tom Guiry, Mike Vitar, Art LaFleur
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Sandlot” is a coming-of-age film about a group of young boys who bond over their love for baseball and their adventures on and off the field. When they lose a valuable baseball signed by Babe Ruth, they embark on a mission to retrieve it, learning important lessons about friendship and growing up along the way.

Matilda

Matilda
Matilda
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 72/100
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Runtime: 102 min
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Awards: 3 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Roald Dahl, Nicholas Kazan, Robin Swicord
Actors: Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Mara Wilson
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Matilda” is a film about a gifted young girl named Matilda Wormwood who uses her intelligence and telekinetic powers to overcome her neglectful family and a tyrannical school principal, ultimately finding love and acceptance.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Internet Movie Database: 6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 55%
Metacritic: 56/100
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Runtime: 94 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Awards: 5 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Jackie Filgo, Jeff Filgo, Gabe Sachs
Actors: Zachary Gordon, Robert Capron, Rachael Harris
Language: English, German
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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The Diary of a Wimpy Kid movie follows Greg Heffley, a middle school student who documents his hilarious misadventures and attempts to navigate the challenges of school, friendship, and family in his diary. With a mix of humor and relatable experiences, the film captures the ups and downs of Greg’s everyday life in a relatable and entertaining way.

Freaky Friday

Freaky Friday
Freaky Friday
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Awards: 5 wins & 11 nominations
Writer: Mary Rodgers, Heather Hach, Leslie Dixon
Actors: Jamie Lee Curtis, Lindsay Lohan, Mark Harmon
Language: English, Mandarin
Country: United States
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“Freaky Friday” is a comedy film about a mother and daughter who magically switch bodies and must navigate each other’s lives for a day. They learn valuable lessons about empathy and understanding while trying to reverse the switch and return to their own bodies.

The Parent Trap

The Parent Trap
The Parent Trap
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 128 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Awards: 2 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Erich Kästner, David Swift, Nancy Meyers
Actors: Lindsay Lohan, Dennis Quaid, Natasha Richardson
Language: English, French
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“The Parent Trap” is a family comedy film about identical twin sisters who were separated at birth and reunite at a summer camp, where they scheme to bring their divorced parents back together. Through a series of mischievous adventures, they work together to mend their family and create a second chance for their parents’ love.

Richie Rich

Richie Rich
Richie Rich
Internet Movie Database: 5.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 26%
Metacritic: 49/100
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Runtime: 95 min
Genre: Comedy, Family
Awards: 3 nominations
Writer: Neil Tolkin, Tom S. Parker, Jim Jennewein
Actors: Macaulay Culkin, Edward Herrmann, John Larroquette
Language: English, Latin
Country: United States
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The Richie Rich movie is about a young boy named Richie Rich who is the wealthiest kid in the world and embarks on adventures while trying to protect his fortune from a greedy villain.

Max Keeble’s Big Move

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“Max Keeble’s Big Move” is a comedy film about a middle school student named Max who plans to get revenge on his bullies before he moves away, but his plans take an unexpected turn when he realizes he’s not actually leaving town.”

The Little Rascals

The Little Rascals
The Little Rascals
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 21%
Metacritic: 45/100
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Runtime: 82 min
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Awards: 2 wins
Writer: Penelope Spheeris, Robert Wolterstorff, Mike Scott
Actors: Travis Tedford, Bug Hall, Brittany Ashton Holmes
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Little Rascals” is a comedy film that follows a group of mischievous and lovable children as they embark on various adventures and schemes, including trying to save their clubhouse from being demolished and participating in a go-kart race.

Dennis the Menace

Dennis the Menace
Dennis the Menace
Internet Movie Database: 5.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 27%
Metacritic: 49/100
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Runtime: 94 min
Genre: Comedy, Family
Awards: 3 wins & 3 nominations
Writer: Hank Ketcham, John Hughes
Actors: Walter Matthau, Mason Gamble, Joan Plowright
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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The Dennis the Menace movie is about a mischievous young boy named Dennis who unintentionally causes chaos and frustration for his neighbor Mr. Wilson, leading to a series of comedic and heartwarming adventures.

Problem Child

Problem Child
Problem Child
Internet Movie Database: 5.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 0%
Metacritic: 27/100
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Runtime: 81 min
Genre: Comedy, Family
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski
Actors: Michael Oliver, John Ritter, Jack Warden
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Problem Child movie is about a young boy named Junior who is a mischievous troublemaker causing chaos wherever he goes, leading to comedic and often disastrous situations. His adoptive parents struggle to handle his behavior while trying to find a way to tame his wild antics.

Harriet the Spy

Harriet the Spy
Harriet the Spy
Internet Movie Database: 5.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 48%
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Awards: 3 wins & 2 nominations
Writer: Louise Fitzhugh, Greg Taylor, Julie Talen
Actors: Michelle Trachtenberg, Rosie O'Donnell, Gregory Smith
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Harriet the Spy” is a coming-of-age film about a young girl named Harriet who aspires to be a writer and keeps a detailed notebook of observations about her friends and neighbors. When her notebook is discovered and her secrets are exposed, Harriet must navigate the consequences and learn valuable lessons about friendship and empathy.

The Mighty Ducks

The Mighty Ducks
The Mighty Ducks
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 23%
Metacritic: 46/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Awards: 2 nominations
Writer: Steven Brill
Actors: Emilio Estevez, Joss Ackland, Lane Smith
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Mighty Ducks” is a sports comedy film about a self-centered lawyer who is sentenced to coach a misfit youth hockey team as part of his community service. Through their journey, the team learns about teamwork, friendship, and the importance of never giving up.

The Goonies

The Goonies
The Goonies
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
Metacritic: 62/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Awards: 3 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Chris Columbus, Steven Spielberg
Actors: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen
Language: English, Spanish, Cantonese, Italian
Country: United States
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“The Goonies” is a 1985 adventure film about a group of young friends who embark on a treasure hunt to save their homes from being demolished. Along the way, they encounter dangerous traps, hidden tunnels, and a family of criminals also searching for the treasure.

Jumanji

Jumanji
Jumanji
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 51%
Metacritic: 39/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Awards: 4 wins & 11 nominations
Writer: Jonathan Hensleigh, Greg Taylor, Jim Strain
Actors: Robin Williams, Kirsten Dunst, Bonnie Hunt
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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The Jumanji movie is about a group of teenagers who get sucked into a magical video game and must navigate through dangerous challenges in order to escape and return to the real world. Along the way, they discover the importance of teamwork and self-discovery.

Zathura: A Space Adventure

Zathura: A Space Adventure
Zathura: A Space Adventure
Internet Movie Database: 6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 76%
Metacritic: 67/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: 2 wins & 3 nominations
Writer: Chris Van Allsburg, David Koepp, John Kamps
Actors: Josh Hutcherson, Jonah Bobo, Dax Shepard
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Zathura: A Space Adventure” is a science fiction film about two brothers who discover a mysterious board game that takes them on a thrilling intergalactic journey filled with danger and adventure.”

Spy Kids

Spy Kids
Spy Kids
Internet Movie Database: 5.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 88 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: 2 wins & 10 nominations
Writer: Robert Rodriguez
Actors: Alexa PenaVega, Daryl Sabara, Antonio Banderas
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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Spy Kids is a family action-comedy film about two siblings who discover their parents are secret agents and must step up to save them from an evil mastermind, using their own spy skills and gadgets.

The Princess Diaries

The Princess Diaries
The Princess Diaries
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 49%
Metacritic: 52/100
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Runtime: 115 min
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Awards: 3 wins & 11 nominations
Writer: Meg Cabot, Gina Wendkos
Actors: Julie Andrews, Anne Hathaway, Hector Elizondo
Language: English, Dutch, Italian
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“The Princess Diaries” is a coming-of-age film about a socially awkward teenager named Mia who discovers she is the heir to the throne of a small European country. With the help of her grandmother, she undergoes a transformation to become a poised and confident princess.

Cheaper by the Dozen

Cheaper by the Dozen
Cheaper by the Dozen
Internet Movie Database: 5.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 24%
Metacritic: 46/100
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Runtime: 98 min
Genre: Comedy, Family
Awards: 2 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Frank B. Gilbreth Jr., Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, Craig Titley
Actors: Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt, Hilary Duff
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Cheaper by the Dozen” is a comedy film about a family with twelve children, where chaos ensues as their father, a football coach, tries to balance his career and family life. The movie explores the challenges and humorous situations that arise from raising a large family.

School of Rock

School of Rock
School of Rock
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 82/100
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Runtime: 109 min
Genre: Comedy, Music
Awards: 8 wins & 23 nominations
Writer: Mike White
Actors: Jack Black, Mike White, Joan Cusack
Language: English
Country: United States, Germany
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The School of Rock movie is about a down-on-his-luck musician who poses as a substitute teacher and forms a rock band with his students to compete in a Battle of the Bands competition, teaching them about music and life along the way.

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