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The ButterCream Gang (1992)
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The ButterCream Gang (1992)
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, kids, pre-teens
Plot: gang, friendship, teenage life, adventure, crimes, youth, family, friends, family relations, small town life, buddies, city life, small town, reunion, baseball, boy, aunt nephew relationship, friend
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: utah, chicago illinois

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Most similar movies to The ButterCream Gang

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, feel good and semi serious films with plots about youth, friendship, friends, family relations, family, teenage life and coming of age mostly in Family, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The ButterCream Gang: Danny (1977), The Paper Brigade (1996), Dancer, Texas Pop. 81 (1998), My Dog Skip (2000), Angels Sing (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 93
Danny (1977)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young girl's special love for a horse helps them both.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family relations, young at heart, friends, teenage life, animal life, youth, friendship, family, girl horse relationship, human animal relationship, horse actor, horse
Time: 70s, 20th century
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95%
The Paper Brigade (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A 14 year old boy named Gunther moves to a small town with his parents and little brother. He meets up with a group of overly charitable paper boys who want him to sub for their friend while he's out of town. Gunther agrees so he can get enough ...
Style: feel good, realistic, touching, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, youth, small town life, small town, friends, bully, gang, baseball, adolescent boy, adolescent girl, teenage boy, teenager ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Dancer, Texas Pop. 81 (1998)
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: feel good, sentimental, touching, realistic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, friendship, coming of age, high school, lifestyle, americana, best friends, teenage life, buddies, partners, small town life, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: texas, california, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.0
 19K
My Dog Skip (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A shy boy is unable to make friends in Yazoo City, Mississippi in 1942, until his parents give him a terrier puppy for his ninth birthday. The dog, which he names Skip, becomes well known and loved throughout the community and enriches the life of ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, uplifting, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, small town, americana, baseball, dog, family, lifestyle, youth, world war two, coming of age, child's point of view, dog movie ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 5.8
 2K
Angels Sing (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: As a child, Michael Walker wished every day could be Christmas. That is, until a tragic accident crushed his holiday spirit. Thirty years later, Michael still can't muster any joy for the holidays, despite encouragement from his playful wife ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, haunted by the past, family relations, family life, mysterious character, parents and children, friendship, youth, family
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Annaluise & Anton (1999)
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: serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, family relations, best friends, society, social differences, teenage life, make believe, juvenile delinquency, single parent, friends, pretense, family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Children on Their Birthdays (2002)
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: humorous, sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: love triangle, friendship, small town, teenage love, teenage life, youth, social relations, fall in love, family, society, americana, interracial relations ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1947
Place: alabama, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.0
 660
Truth or Dare (1997)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Summer holiday is over. Nora begins sixth grade and is drawn to intrigues and doesn't really know what side she's on. Or wants to be on. On one hand she feels sorry for the bullied Karin, one the other hand she wants to be friends with ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: coming of age, youth, family, eating disorder, school, teenage life, social relations, friendship, bullying, female director, puberty, teenage girl ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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A Christmas Memory (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A boy, Buddy, whose parents have split and whose mother is an actress in New York, has been dumped in the south at the small-town home of some older cousins, all of whom are unmarried.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, friendship, family relations, golden years, family gatherings, adult virgin, love and romance, youth, friends, countryside, small town life, eccentric family ...
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Summer of the Colt (1989)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Argentina, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This award-winning film by André Melançon -- set on a ranch on the pampas of Argentina -- tells the story of three children spending a summer with their grandfather. The youngest, Felipe, makes friends with a puppy; his older brother, Daniel, ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, friendship, hopes, family, siblings relations, teenage life, animal life, family life, youth, coming of age, farm, friends ...
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.3
 3K
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, semi serious, feel good, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, rescue, animal rescue, pets, family, friendship, hopes, animal life, disorder, family relations, small town life, adventure ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.3
 759
Saving Shiloh (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this third movie about Shiloh, Judd Travers is accused of killing a man he once fought in a bar. Everyone in the town consider Judd to be guilty except Marty Preston, but even him has some doubts. Trying to clear Judd's name Marty and his ...
Style: serious, sincere, captivating, touching, saga
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: small town, dog, mischievous children, friendship, pets, family life, youth, best friends, rescue, animal actor, boy and dog, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Sweetest Gift (1998)
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: realistic, uplifting, emotional, serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, friendship, interracial relations, injustice, discrimination, racism, family, life is a bitch, youth, society, friends, farmer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
When Zachary Beaver Came to Town (2003)
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, teenage life, mischievous children, self discovery, family, family relations, parents and children, young heroes, starting over, youth, best friends, child driving car ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Frankie & Hazel (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Actress JoBeth Williams directed this Showtime family feature starring The Sixth Sense's Mischa Barton for Barbra Streisand's Barwood Films. Barton is Frankie and Ingrid Uribe is Hazel, Frankie's neighbor and best friend. Frankie is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, baseball, ballet, small town, ambition, follow your dream, teenage life, feminism, youth, family relations, dancer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Princess Protection Program (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an evil dictator threatens to take over the kingdom, Princess Rosalinda gets put into the Princess Protection Program. She is taken under the wing of General Joe Mason, an agent from the agency, and his daughter, Carter, who works after school ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: princess, teenage life, school dance, youth, royal family, friendship, school, teenager, family, high school, best friends, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, california, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Where the Red Fern Grows (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Where the Red Fern Grows is the heartwarming and adventurous tale for all ages about a young boy and his quest for his own red-bone hound hunting dogs.
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: coming of age, countryside, family relations, friendship, orphan, friends, youth, animal life, family, parents and children, adventure, contests and competitions ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: usa, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.2
 294
Golden Winter (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A runaway boy befriends a pack of homeless puppies. Together, they stop a bank robbery and find a family to adopt them all.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: heist, youth, family, crimes, friendship, disorder, dog, christmas, golden retriever, family relations, friends, talking dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Pollyanna (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
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 ...
Style: feel good, touching, uplifting, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: optimism, orphan, teaching the ways of the world, friendship, hopes, young heroes, friends, small town life, family relations, small town, change of heart, family ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 1910s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Free Willy: Escape from Pirate's Cove (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
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: serious, uplifting, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: animal rescue, killer whale, family relations, adventure, confined, animal life, friendship, reunion, ocean or sea, captivity, young heroes, mischievous children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Sandlot 2 (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
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: humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, sport, sport team, teenage life, youth, vengeance, mischievous children, mute or deaf, family, contests and competitions, siblings relations, partners ...
Time: contemporary, year 1972
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Luck of the Irish (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A teenager must battle for a gold charm to keep his family from being controlled by an evil leprechaun.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, basketball movie
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, teenage life, adventure, friendship, youth, family life, child as adult, basketball, silly humor, friends, battles, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Littlest Horse Thieves (1976)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When the owner of a Yorkshire coal-mine decides to mechanize to increase profits, the mine's pit ponies are scheduled to be destroyed. So, three children plan to steal them to keep them safe. But when they're caught, it's up to the ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, exciting, serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: pony, escapades, friends, fighting the system, child as adult, animal life, rebelliousness, danger, anti hero, youth, daring rescue, young heroes ...
Time: 70s, 90s
Place: europe, england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Born to Be Wild (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rick Heller is a juvenile delinquent who keeps getting himself into trouble. To keep him out of trouble his mother puts him to work cleaning the cage of a gorilla named Katie which she is teaching to communicate through the use of sign language. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: gorilla, sign language, pets, family, adventure, friendship, youth, juvenile delinquency, on the road, teenage life, bittersweet, laboratory ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle washington, seattle, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.8
 76K
The Sandlot (1993)
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 ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: baseball, sport, friendship, dog, team, baseball movie, childhood, coming of age, storytelling, family relations, baseball game, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1962, 80s ...
Place: utah, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
No Limit Kids: Much Ado About Middle School (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Comedy - Bill Cobbs, Lee Meriwether, Blake Michael
Style: realistic, feel good, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, school, family, young heroes, save the day, youth, friends, teenage life, loyalty, divorce, reconciliation, theater ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.7
 2K
Quints (2000)
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, baby, teenager, life turned upside down, family life, child as adult, youth, teenage life, parents and children, family, siblings relations, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Eskil & Trinidad (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Eskil moves from town to town with his father in Northern Sweden. He misses his mother and sucks at playing hockey, the main activity among the boys his age. Things changes when he meets Trinidad, a mysterious woman who lives outside society ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, friendship, family relations, parents and children, village life, youth, sport team, village, friends, ice hockey, self confidence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Christmas Angel (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young girl tries to prove that the mysterious old lady next door is really an angel, when some of the neighborhood kids’ Christmas wishes. Olivia is not like most fifth graders. She is being raised by Melinda, a single mother who works at a ...
Style: realistic, touching, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas eve, christmas movie, single parent, holiday, family, family relations, friendship, wish come true, parents and children, youth, friends, christmas ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Breaking the Rules (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two friends take their dying buddy on one last road trip.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: youth, friendship, wish come true, life is a bitch, profanity, bittersweet, tragic hero, self discovery, reunion, homecoming, unfulfillment, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%