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The ButterCream Gang
Original name: The Buttercream Gang
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Unlike most gangs, the ButterCream gang does good deeds. Their leader, Pete, has to go live with his aunt in Chicago. But things don't go well in Chicago and Pete is changed when he returns. Soon Pete is hanging around with the wrong crowd. But the remaining members of the gang, especially their new leader Scott, refuse to give up on their friend Pete.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: buddies, gang, small town, family, friendship, adventure, friends, reunion, small town life, teenage life, city life, crimes, youth, family relations, aunt nephew relationship, baseball, boy, friend
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: utah, chicago illinois
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The Adventures of Pete & Pete
Comedy, Drama
USA
30 min.
 8.3
Salute Your Shorts
Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
USA
30 min.
 8.3
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, feel good and humorous films with plots about youth, family, friends, friendship, family relations, teenage life and coming of age mostly in Family, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The ButterCream Gang: Boy Meets World (1993), Children on Their Birthdays (2002), The Adventures of Pete & Pete (1992), Annaluise & Anton (1999), Danny (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Boy Meets World
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Boy Meets World is an American television sitcom that chronicles the coming of age events and everyday life-lessons of Cory Matthews, a Philadelphian who grows up from a young boy to a married man. The show aired for seven seasons from 1993 to 2000 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, teen drama
Plot: sitcom, school, coming of age, buddies, friendship, family, college, high school life, high school, teenage life, best friends, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
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Children on Their Birthdays
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Havoc is created in a small Southern community when a 12-year-old shows up, causing a couple 13-year-old friends to fall in love with her, thus possibly jeopardizing their friendship.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
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Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1947
Place: alabama, usa, chicago illinois
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The Adventures of Pete & Pete
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Adventures of Pete & Pete is an American children's television series produced by Wellsville Pictures and broadcast by Nickelodeon. The show featured humorous and surreal elements in its narrative, and many recurring themes centered on ...
Style: not serious, humorous, surreal, offbeat, witty
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: small town, mischievous children, suburbs, family, parents and children, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, eccentric family, small town life, suburban life, teenage life, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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Annaluise & Anton
Genre: Family, Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Pünktchen und Anton is the 1999 German film based on the classic children’s novels by Erich Kastner and assimilated to modern times.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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Danny
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young girl's special love for a horse helps them both.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, teenage life, family, animal life, friends, youth, family relations, young at heart, horse, girl horse relationship, human animal relationship, horse actor
Time: 20th century, 70s
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The Sandlot
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Scotty Smalls moves to a new neighborhood with his mom and stepdad, and wants to learn to play baseball. The neighborhood baseball guru Rodriquez takes Smalls under his wing. They fall into adventures involving baseball, treehouse sleep-ins, the ...
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Pollyanna
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Duration: 99 min.
Story: Pollyanna Whittier goes to live with her wealthy but bitter aunt after the tragic death of her father. Pollyanna shares a game her father taught her -- the 'Glad Game' -- in which everyone can find a silver lining in even the darkest ...
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Free Willy: Escape from Pirate's Cove
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Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After young Kirra (Bindi Irwin) leaves her Australian home to summer with her grandfather (Beau Bridges) in South Africa, she soon discovers a baby orca stranded in the lagoon near her grandfather’s rundown seaside amusement park. She names the ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, uplifting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, young heroes, rescue, adventure, ocean or sea, friendship, theme park, animal life, youth, friends, animal rescue, mischievous children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Sandlot 2
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Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A decade has passed in the small town where the original Sandlot gang banded together during the summer of ’62 to play baseball and battle the Beast. Now comes the sequel, a campy romp back to the dugout where nine new kids descend on the diamond ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching ...
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Plot: sport, buddies, mischievous children, family, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, adventure, teenage life, sport team, coming of age, ambition, partners ...
Time: contemporary
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Simon Birch
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Simon Birch tells the story of Joe and Simon's heart-warming journey of friendship. Simon Birch was born with a condition that makes him much smaller than all the other kids in town. Now, due to his condition, Simon thinks God made him this way ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
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Captains Courageous
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Harvey Cheyne, Jr., second richest person in the world, orphaned and spoiled rotten, encounters a cigar and the sea on his way to England for boarding school. Seasick, over the rail for real, rescued by Dan Troop of a Gloucester fishing sailboat. ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventurer, adventure, mischievous children, family, school, pirate, ship, ocean or sea, young heroes, coming of age, friendship, sailing ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
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Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
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Place: switzerland, europe, swiss alps, alps
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My Dog Skip
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Mermaid
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching
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Snowmen
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Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three young friends find adventure and purpose in their attempts to set a Guinness World Record. Set in a wintry mountain town, the unpopular trio pursues fame through a series of schemes and stunts that eventually imperil their own lives. Along the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
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Dancer, Texas Pop. 81
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four guys, best friends, have grown up together in DANCER, TEXAS POP. 81, a tiny town in West Texas. Years ago, they made a solemn vow to leave town together as soon as they graduate. Now, it's that weekend and the time has come to "put up ...
Style: talky, sentimental, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, friendship, high school, coming of age, buddies, unlikely friendships, mentor, life philosophy, small town life, life, teenage life, destiny ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, california, new jersey, los angeles
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Salute Your Shorts
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Salute Your Shorts is an American comedy television series that aired on Nickelodeon from 1991 to 1992 and in reruns until early 1999. It was based on the 1986 book, Salute Your Shorts: Life at Summer Camp by Steve Slavkin. The series, filmed at ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: summer camp, mischievous children, family, young heroes, prank, teenage life, youth, friendship, disorder, against the rules, friends, punishment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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Lassie
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, France, Ireland, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A family in financial crisis is forced to sell Lassie, their beloved dog. Hundreds of miles away from her true family, Lassie escapes and sets out on a journey home.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, pets, train ride, getting home, friendship, family, animal life, friends, parents and children, ritual, rescue, little girl ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, scotland, glasgow scotland, scottish highlands ...
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An American Girl Adventure
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Pre-American Revolution Virginian girl whose love for the outdoors leads to the friendship of a lifetime. Felicity loves horses, and though her parents plead with her to remain indoors, she years to ride the open plains. When Felicity comes into ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: best friends, adventure, young heroes, friendship, family, coming of age, animal life, youth, family relations, friends, rescue, parents and children ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: usa, virginia, britain
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First Kid
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Some say that to be the leader of a country is one of the loneliest jobs in the world. But being the child of a world leader can be doubly so. Constantly surrounded by security officers, restricted in movements and having almost every waking moment ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, white house, secret service, friendship, president, mischievous children, internet, violence, special agents, chase, dog, kidnapping ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Owd Bob
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Recently orphaned David must move to the Isle of Man to live with his grandfather, Adam, who's a sheep farmer. Both long for the end of the summer, having nothing in common but their love for dogs, notably Adam's precious champion ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, pets, family life, farm, family, orphan, countryside, family relations, contests and competitions, dog, starting over, death in the family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, ireland
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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, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: babies and infants, family, school, parents and children, teenage life, life turned upside down, coming of age, family life, teenager, baby, youth, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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Moesha
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Moesha was an American sitcom series that aired on the UPN network from January 23, 1996 to May 14, 2001. The series stars R&B singer Brandy Norwood as Moesha Mitchell, a high school student living with her family in the Leimert Park ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, multicultural
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: sitcom, best friends, verbal byplay, teenage life, family, family life, youth, family relations, friends, parents and children, eccentric family, high school ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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The Sweetest Gift
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two neighboring families in Florida, one black and one white, struggle with the problems of race, poverty, prejudice, and absent fathers, as their children become friends over the course of one summer and fall.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, feel good, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: interracial relations, racism, family, society, friendship, family relations, discrimination, injustice, life is a bitch, friends, youth, black family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida
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Buddy
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric socialite raises a gorilla as her son.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, adventure, pets, friendship, animals, urban, teaching the ways of the world, estate, animal life, fish out of water, misfit, jungle ...
Time: 20s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: new york, usa, canada, chicago illinois
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Sister, Sister
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Sister, Sister is an American television sitcom starring identical twins Tia Mowry and Tamera Mowry. The premise of the show was that the girls were separated and adopted at birth, one to a single mother, one to a single father, and have met again ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: sitcom, twins, verbal byplay, parents and children, family, college, siblings relations, high school, eccentric family, student life, teenage life, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: detroit, usa
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When Zachary Beaver Came to Town
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Zachary Beaver, a sideshow attraction also known as the world's fattest boy, arrives in the sleepy town of Granger, Texas.
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: best friends, dedicated educator, small town, family, mischievous children, single parent, young heroes, friendship, starting over, self discovery, parents and children, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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War of the Buttons
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK, France, Japan, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The children of Ballydowse and Carrickdowse engage in battles where they cut of the buttons, shoe-laces and underwear of their captured opponents. This is to get the boys in trouble with their parents. They go to battle in mass groups of dozens, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, adventure, family, coming of age, uninhibited rivalry, irish, gangs, childhood, adolescence, war, unlikely friendships, children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, europe
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