Movies like Candleshoe

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Candleshoe (1977)
 6.8
 3K
Candleshoe (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Candleshoe is a 1977 Walt Disney Productions live action movie based on the Michael Innes novel Christmas at Candleshoe and starring Jodie Foster, Helen Hayes in her last screen appearance, David Niven and Leo McKern.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sweet, entertaining, light, sentimental, melancholic, nostalgic, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: hidden treasure, country estate, adventure, treasure hunt, butler, family, friendship, parents and children, family life, dishonesty, mischievous children, disorder, fish out of water, orphan, heiress, pirate, inheritance, teenage girl, kids and family, unlikely friendships, happy ending, family drama, friends, family relations, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, los angeles

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Most similar movies to Candleshoe

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and light films with plots about family, children, family relations, dialogue, adventure, mentor and culture clash mostly in Family, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Candleshoe: The Parent Trap (1998), Pippi Goes on Board (1969), Free Willy (1993), Rent-a-Kid (1995), Zeus and Roxanne (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 114K
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: humorous, feel good, touching, sweet, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: mischievous children, twins, lookalikes, summer camp, dishonesty, disorder, butler, single parent, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, parents and children, divorce ...
Time: 90s, year 1998, 1990s
Place: england, california, london, maine, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pippi Goes on Board (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This is the film version which is a compilation of the 1969 TV Series shown in 13 parts. It is therefore technically the "first" Pippi Långstrump film, although it wasn't released as a film until 1973. Pippi lives alone in ...
Style: offbeat, semi serious, feel good, humorous, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: children, mischievous children, heroes, imaginary, disorder, adventure, escapades, family, ship, family life, heist, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 66K
Free Willy (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, France, Mexico
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When maladjusted orphan Jesse vandalizes a theme park, he is placed with foster parents and must work at the park to make amends. There he meets Willy, a young Orca whale who has been separated from his family. Sensing kinship, they form a bond and, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: human animal relationship, freedom, adventure, killer whale, happy ending, social worker, friendship, captivity, animal training, rescue, animal life, animals ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 2K
Rent-a-Kid (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Harry Habert, owner of a rent office has an original idea: To rent babies from a nearby orphanage to the local families. He rents the Ward brothers to his first customers...
Style: humorous, light, funny, melancholic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: adoption, orphan, mischievous children, siblings relations, nothing goes right, disorder, children, family, dog, youth, family life, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Zeus and Roxanne (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mary Beth is a marine biologist that gets annoyed when a dog called Zeus stows aboard her research boat. Nevertheless she is intrigued when the intrusive canine makes best-friends with her captive dolphin, Roxanne. She falls in love with Zeus's ...
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, dog, adventure, rescue, opposites attract, single parent, family, odd couple, daring rescue, mischievous children, animal life, youth ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Monkey Trouble (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dodger, a criminal monkey, belongs to a crooked street performer but escapes his life of crime only to end up in the arms of Eva, an innocent little girl whose mother has no idea that her daughter is harboring a fugitive.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: monkey, family, adventure, adoption, friendship, odd couple, cons and scams, friends, fugitives, pets, coming of age, heist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 7K
Wild America (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three brothers - Marshall, Marty and Mark dream of becoming naturalists and portraying animal life of America. One summer their dream comes true, they travel through America, filming alligators, b ears and moose.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, family, siblings relations, animal life, escapades, wilderness, family relations, parents and children, alligator, filmmaking, storytelling, lone hero ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1967
Place: usa, arkansas, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beverly Hills Family Robinson (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Marsha Robinson, host of a TV cooking show, takes her family on a working vacation to a South Seas Island, but their yacht is hijacked by pirates, and then shipwrecked, and the Robinsons must survive Marsha's complaints while they build a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, pirate, survival, escapades, island, fish out of water, family life, disorder, screwball, danger, cooking and food, shipwreck ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.9
 20K
Curly Sue (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bill Dancer and his young companion Curly Sue are the classic homeless folks with hearts of gold. Their scams are aimed not at turning a profit, but at getting enough to eat. When they scam the rich and beautiful Grey Ellison into believing she ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, chick flick, teens
Plot: orphan, single father, family, friendship, rich and poor, children, daughter, cons and scams, urban, society, destiny, little girl ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 5K
Lassie (1994)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An update of the Lassie legend stars Thomas Guiry as a troubled city kid whose family retreats to the country, where he befriends the famous collie and changes for the better. Conflict develops when a ruthless sheep rancher causes trouble for ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: coming of age, dog, family, friendship, animal life, family life, mischievous children, teenage life, pets, countryside, father son relationship, boy dog relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 61K
Richie Rich (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Billionaire heir Richie Rich has it all, including Reggie Jackson as a batting coach and Claudia Schiffer as a personal trainer -- but no playmates. What's more, scoundrel Laurence Van Dough is scheming to take over the family empire. Uh-oh! ...
Style: light, humorous, sincere, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, friendship, children, rich and poor, missing person, youth, when the parents are away, family, mischievous children, cons and scams, conspiracy, wealth ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Harry and the Hendersons (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Returning from a hunting trip in the forest, the Henderson family's car hits an animal in the road. At first they fear it was a man, but when they examine the "body" they find it's a "bigfoot". They think it's dead ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: sasquatch, wildlife, family, adventure, parents and children, fish out of water, friendship, kindness, bad smell, footprint, hamburger, vegetarian ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, seattle washington, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Adventures of Huck Finn (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Climb aboard for an extraordinary version of Mark Twain's sweeping adventure when Walt Disney presents The Adventures of Huck Finn, starring Elijah Wood (The Lord of the Rings). Directed by Stephen Sommers (The Mummy, The Mummy Returns), ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, orphan, on the run, coming of age, faked death, americana, grave digging, lesson, reflection in water, bloodhound, nosebleed, lynch mob ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, mississippi, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 2K
Buddy (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric socialite raises a gorilla as her son.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: friendship, chimpanzee, gorilla, zoo, socialite, family, adventure, fish out of water, family life, rescue, pets, family relations ...
Time: 20s, 1930s, 1920s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mr. Conductor's supply of magic gold dust, which allows him to travel between Shining Time and Thomas's island, is critically low. Unfortunately, he doesn't know how to get more. Meanwhile, Thomas is fending off attacks by the nasty ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, whimsical, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: train, imaginary kingdom, friendship, family, adventure, youth, adventurer, rescue, rivalry, good versus evil, escapades, danger ...
Time: 2000s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
For the Love of Benji (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Benji is lost and becomes a stray animal in Athens, Greece, trying to reunite with his family while secret agents pursue him, trying to get a formula which was glued to his paw in order to get it past customs.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining, cult film ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: espionage, kidnapping, pets, family, friendship, chases and races, anti heroes, escapades, mischievous children, heroes, disorder, animal life ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe, athens greece, athens
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.2
 2K
Jumping Ship (2001)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Joseph, Matthew and Andrew Lawrence (TV's Brotherly Love) star in this thrilling, action-packed sequel to the Disney Channel Original Movie Horse Sense. It's first-class adventure on the high seas for Michael Woods (Joseph Lawrence) and ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, chase, adventure, danger, siblings relations, resort, family life, daring rescue, parents and children, ship, island ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Remake of the popular Disney classic, this time featuring some well known voices as two dogs and a cat trek across America encountering all sorts of adventures in the quest to be reunited with their owners.
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, cat, adventure, friendship, wilderness, pets, talking animals, fish out of water, journey, survival, family, disney ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, nevada, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 5.7
 6K
Andre (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true story of how a marine seal named Andre befriended a little girl and her family, circa 1962.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, chick flick
Plot: friendship, small town, coming of age, rescue, family, social relations, friends, young heroes, heroes, pets, animal life, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, year 1962, 1960s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.7
 63K
Beethoven (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Newton family live in their comfortable home, but there seems to something missing. This "hole" is filled by a small puppy, who walks into their home and their lives. Beethoven, as he is named, grows into a giant of a dog... a St ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, sincere, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, puppy, family, pets, children, parents and children, nothing goes right, family life, rescue, animal rescue, saint bernard dog, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two teen girls, one from the city, one from the country, try to find the hidden gold of Bear Mountain learning about friendship, loyalty and courage on the way.
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, entertaining, light ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, chick flick
Plot: adventure, friendship, gold, teenage girl, family, treasure hunt, youth, teenage life, escapades, small town, good versus evil, greed ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Great Depression hits home for nine year old Kit Kittredge when her dad loses his business and leaves to find work. Oscar nominee Abigail Breslin stars as Kit, leading a splendid cast in the first ever "American Girl" theatrical movie. ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, family, follow your dream, family relations, family life, youth, journalism, parents and children, power relations, children, mother daughter relationship, school ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio, chicago illinois, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.9
 33K
102 Dalmatians (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Get ready for a howling good time as an all new assortment of irresistible animal heroes are unleashed in this great family tail! In an unlikely alliance, the outrageous Waddlesworth... a parrot who thinks he's a Rottweiler... teams up with ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, dalmatian, chase, parole officer, prison, puppy, release from prison, family, disorder, escapades, adventure, crimes ...
Time: 2000s
Place: england, europe, paris france, big ben london, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Horrid Henry: The Movie (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK, USA
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: humorous, not serious, entertaining, light, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, young heroes, friendship, youth, parents and children, teachers and students, disorder, family life, friends, family, school, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.5
 13K
North (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old North has had it with his parents. They are always busy with their careers and don't give North the attention he needs, so he files a lawsuit against them. The judge rules that North should either find new parents or return to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: wish come true, child prodigy, parent child relationship, family, young heroes, travel, rebelliousness, parents and children, self discovery, mischievous children, child as adult, satire ...
Place: usa, hawaii, china, alaska, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Little Monsters (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young boy is scared of the monster under his bed. He asks his 6th grade brother to swap rooms for the night as a bet that the monster really exists. Soon the brother becomes friends with the monster and discovers a whole new world of fun and games ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, monster, family, adventure, young heroes, mischievous children, supernatural ability, imaginary, best friends, curses spells and rituals, wish come true, child as adult ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
 375
Rascal (1969)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy filled with tenderness as a baby raccoon snuggles his way into the life of a lonely boy. He becomes the boy's only companion during his father's frequent absences. Because of Rascal, both father and son realize their ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adoption, disorder, mischievous children, animal life, adventure, family, child as adult, pets, misfit, fish out of water, best friends, youth ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.9
 3K
Bingo (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bingo, the runaway circus dog, is off the leash and saving Chuckie's life! Bingo and the boy become the best of friends in this canine comedy featuring doggy disguises and skateboarding, pinball and prison. Chuckie and his parents (Cindy ...
Style: touching, humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, on the road, rescue, friendship, family, adventure, animal life, escapades, dog movie, anti heroes, fugitives, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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
Plot: dog, rescue, pets, family, friendship, hopes, heroes, animal life, small town life, family relations, disorder, adventure ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.3
 11K
Freaky Friday (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: School girl Annabel is hassled by her mother, and Mrs. Andrews is annoyed with her daughter, Annabel. They both think that the other has an easy life. On a normal Friday morning, both complain about each other and wish they could have the easy life ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, surprise ending, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: body swapping, disney, child as adult, hockey, self discovery, family, coming of age, youth, shopping, fish out of water, teenage life, goofy hero ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, turkey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%