Movies like Cheetah

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Cheetah (1989)
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Cheetah (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An American boy and girl, spending six months in Kenya with their scientist parents adopt a cheetah, only to realize that they must set it loose so that it can learn to hunt and be free. However, when the animal is captured by poachers planning to race it against greyhounds, the two city kids, together with a young African goat herder they befriended, head off into the wild to rescue the cheetah.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, romantic, nostalgic, twist ending, clever, whimsical, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: disney, child in peril, poacher, cheetah, rhinoceros, teenage life, family, elephant, adventure, youth, friendship, heroes, friends, orphan, partners, pets, hopes, danger, getting home, animal life, mischievous children, buddies, escapades, teaching the ways of the world, coming of age ...
Time: 80s
Place: kenya, africa, usa, california, hawaii

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Most similar movies to Cheetah

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, touching and semi serious films with plots about adventure, family, friends, friendship, family relations, animal life and escapades mostly in Family, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Cheetah: Andre (1994), Flipper (1963), Charlie, the Lonesome Cougar (1967), Buddy (1997), Shiloh (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.7
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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, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: friendship, small town, coming of age, rescue, family relations, family, orphan, odd couple, best friends, parents and children, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 60s, year 1962, 1960s
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.1
 2K
Flipper (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Many kids might say their best friend is a puppy or a pony. But for 12-year-old Sandy, the most special pet of all is the exuberant dolphin he rescues and who returns the favor by rescuing Sandy from sharks.The dolphin named Flipper first swam into ...
Style: touching, feel good, exciting, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dolphins, adventure, healing power, family, animal life, friendship, young heroes, youth, danger, teenage life, pets, father son relationship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Charlie, the Lonesome Cougar (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A heartwarming Disney classic in which a cougar, who was rescued as a cub and raised by a group of loggers in the Pacific Northwest, reverts back to his natural instincts, leading to hilarious (and dangerous) consequences.
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, wilderness, pets, orphan, adventure, family, youth, danger, disorder, unlikely partners, young heroes, dangerous animal ...
Time: 60s
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, gorilla, chimpanzee, family relations, socialite, zoo, family, adventure, pets, family life, fish out of water, rescue ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new york, philadelphia, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 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 ⇓
54%
The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Told from Mowgli's point of view, it's the story of how a boy became a mancub and a mancub became a man.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: rescue, jungle, wolf pack, young heroes, escapades, fish out of water, friendship, survival, feral man, animal life, disorder, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.8
 3K
Air Buddies (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Here’s the delightful tale of teamwork and adventure your whole family will love! Air Bud is the proud father of five adorable puppies - the hip-hopping B-Dawg, lovely Rosebud, mellow Buddha, dirt-loving Mudbud, and the big fella Budderball - with ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: puppy, pets, family, adventure, animal life, buddies, partners, friendship, heroic mission, daring rescue, odd couple, disorder ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: espionage, kidnapping, pets, family, friendship, undercover, disorder, animal life, family life, fighting crime, partners, rescue ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe, athens greece, athens
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Amazing Panda Adventure (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Far from home in the lush bamboo forests of China, ten-year-old Ryan Tyler, with the help of a young girl, goes on a wonderful journey to rescue a baby panda taken by poachers.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sweet, nostalgic, scary ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: panda, family relations, adventure, family, poacher, adventurer, survival, on the run, parents and children, friends, disorder, animal life ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One of puppet-maker Geppetto's creations comes magically to life. This puppet, Pinocchio, has one major desire and that is to become a real boy someday. In order to accomplish this goal he has to learn to act responsibly. This film shows you ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, adventure, family relations, friends, heroes, curses spells and rituals, young heroes, escapades, imaginary kingdom, mischievous children, teaching the ways of the world, imaginary ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, countryside, dog, family, friendship, animal life, mischievous children, pets, teenage life, family life, boy dog relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Free Willy 3: The Rescue (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Willy the whale is back, this time threatened by illegal whalers making money off sushi. Jesse, now 16, has taken a job on an orca-researching ship, along with old friend Randolph and a sarcastic scientist, Drew. On the whaler's ship is captain ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: killer whale, friends, friendship, family relations, whale, ship, family, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, parents and children, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Young Black Stallion (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: When courageous young Neera becomes separated from her family in the desert, she chances upon a wild colt. Together they find friendship, trust, and their way back home only to discover her family is about to lose everything!
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: desert, horse, friendship, human animal relationship, survival, young heroes, rescue, adventure, mischievous children, family relations, wilderness, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Teenager Angus adopts a stray dog and names him Yellow. Several days later, while travelling along the coast of British Columbia with Angus's father, John, the boy and dog become stranded when turbulent waters capsize their boat. Angus's ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, exciting, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: survival, wilderness, pets, rescue, adventure, friendship, dog, teenage life, youth, danger, young heroes, parents and children ...
Place: canada, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: feel good, touching, sweet, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, dog, adventure, rescue, opposites attract, single parent, family, odd couple, daring rescue, dolphins, mischievous children, youth ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.1
 17K
Free Willy 2 (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jesse becomes reunited with Willy three years after the whale's jump to freedom as the teenager tries to rescue the killer whale and other orcas from an oil spill.
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: killer whale, friendship, family relations, whale, family, adventure, island, young heroes, siblings relations, heroes, theme park, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Napoleon and Samantha (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two young children, who, rather than part with an old pet lion who was once a circus performer, go on a perilous mountain trek to stay with a recluse friend.
Style: semi serious, emotional, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family relations, heroes, orphan, adventurer, adoption, family life, pets, animal life, danger, youth, aging, family ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.2
 6K
Born Free (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Born Free (1966) is an Open Road Films Ltd./Columbia Pictures feature film starring Virginia McKenna and Bill Travers as Joy and George Adamson, a real-life couple who raised an orphaned lion cub to adulthood, and released her into the wilds of ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, emotional, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: lion, wildlife, rifle, animal rights, friends, pets, survival, family, adventure, friendship, adoption, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: kenya, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Incredible Journey (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The story of three pets, a cat and two dogs, who lose their owners when they are all on vacation. Can they find their way home?
Style: touching, uplifting, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, wilderness, adventure, cat, family, friendship, survival, on the road, getting home, obsessive quest, escapades, hopes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When the pets accidentally get separated from their vacationing owners, Chance, Shadow, and Sassy navigate the mean streets of San Francisco, trying to find their home across the Golden Gate Bridge. But the road is blocked by a series of hazards, ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: getting home, family relations, airport, rescue, pets, family, adventure, friendship, misfit, odd couple, urban, fish out of water ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: san francisco, canada, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: dog, cat, adventure, friendship, wilderness, pets, talking animals, fish out of water, journey, survival, family, disney ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Rusty: A Dog's Tale (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two orphans named Jory and Tess live with their grandparents. However, their cousins Bart and Bertha try to take them away because the two kids have trust funds from their dead parents. When Bart and Bertha kidnap the newborn puppies, Rusty the dog ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, rescue, dog, child custody, escapades, family, heroes, hopes, daring rescue, getting home, anti heroes, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, pets, escapades, dog movie, missing person, adoption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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How It Was with Dooms (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An orphaned cheetah becomes the best friend and pet of a young boy living in South Africa.
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: wild animal, rescue, lion, cheetah, family relations, bully, adventure, adventurer, adolescence, youth, escapades, farm ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, south africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Gnome-Mobile (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric millionaire and his grandchildren are embroiled in the plights of some forest gnomes who are searching for the rest of their tribe. While helping them, the millionaire is suspected of being crazy because he's seeing gnomes! ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: car chase, mental institution, kidnapping, family, adventure, chase, magic, good versus evil, family life, disorder, leadership, animal life ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, touching, feel good, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: monkey, family, adventure, friendship, coming of age, friends, cons and scams, mischievous children, when the parents are away, fugitives, heist, child in peril ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Benji: Off the Leash! (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Benji and his friends try to save his mother from a puppy mill.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dog, young heroes, adventure, odd couple, against the odds, friendship, rescue, youth, fish out of water, adoption, disorder, pets ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.5
 378
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: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family relations, disorder, pets, animal life, family life, child as adult, youth, adoption, misfit, child in peril, friends, school ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 522
Living Free (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Elsa's three mischievious cubs begin wreaking havok on the nearby villages, Joy and her husband are forced to move them hundreds of miles to a game preserve.
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: lion, family, adventure, getting home, family relations, adventurer, animal life, pets, family life, danger, heroes, hopes ...
Time: 70s
Place: kenya, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Barney's Great Adventure (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Mom and dad dump son Cody, daughter Abby, her best friend Marcella and a baby on the farm with Grandpa and Grandma. Purple dinosaur Barney soon appears to entertain kids, and when a large colorful egg deposited on a farm by a shooting star is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers
Plot: adventure, family, chase, friends, fish out of water, anti heroes, friendship, misfit, danger, anti hero, youth, show tunes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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