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The Children of Captain Grant (1996)
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The Children of Captain Grant (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Germany, Russia, USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Plot: journey, father, farmer, captain, death of mother, rescue, message in a bottle
Time: 1850s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, feel good and serious films with plots about friendship, family relations, adventure, family, rescue, escapades and friends mostly in Family, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Children of Captain Grant: Captains Courageous (1996), The Jennie Project (2001), Lippel's Dream (2009), Kidnapped (2005), Kim (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Captains Courageous (1996)
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: realistic, serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: sailing, coming of age, sea, fishing, spoiled brat, friendship, heroes, rescue, escapades, orphan, danger, family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Jennie Project (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Hugo Archibald is a doctor and brings home a wide variety of exotic animal species. The latest animal he brings home is a chimpanzee named Jennie. Dr. Archibald is not home very much, and Andrew feels he does not care about him. And Lea his wife ...
Plot: family relations, liquid, chimpanzee, table
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.5
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Lippel's Dream (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Lippel is alone with a new housekeeper while his father, a cook, is away on business. The housekeeper is very strict and shows no appreciation for Lippel. Then Lippel finds new friends and a tale from the book "One Thousand and One Nights".
Plot: personal growth, housekeeper, courage, dog, friendship, story continued during end credits
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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Kidnapped (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Kidnapped is a two-part BBC television adaptation of the 1893 novel of the same name by Robert Louis Stevenson. The show is directed by Brendan Maher and stars James Anthony Pearson as Davie Balfour and Iain Glen as Alan Breck. Attempting to claim ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating
Plot: orphan, kidnapping, heroes, rescue, danger, adventurer, good versus evil, pirate, escapades, rivalry, daring rescue, adventure ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 195
Kim (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's novel.
Style: semi serious
Plot: young heroes, escapades, family, orphan, daring rescue, adventurer, adventure, state affairs, child in peril, political unrest, heroic mission, culture clash ...
Place: india, europe, asia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.5
 929
Silver Bells (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Manhattanite Catherine O'Mara (Heche) bonds with a young man who has run away from his father. When the father returns to New York a year later to sell his Christmas trees, he and Catherine cross paths.
Plot: christmas, false identity, father son relationship, christmas tree, photographer, farmer, family relations, falling
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
'Imuhar': A Legend (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, Niger
Duration: 82 min.
Story: No overview found
Plot: family relations, death of mother, boy, grandfather grandson relationship, girl, father son relationship, aunt nephew relationship, persian
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: horse, desert, friendship, human animal relationship, survival, rescue, young heroes, danger, adventure, mischievous children, orphan, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Fly Away Home (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Amy is only 13 years old when her mother is killed. She goes to Canada to live with her father, an eccentric inventor whom she barely knows. Amy is miserable in her new life... until she discovers a nest of goose eggs that were abandoned when a ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, serious, emotional ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, chick flick, girls' night ...
Plot: goose, rescue, aviation, tragedy, against the odds, family, death in the family, bird, inventor, adventure, earring, shampoo ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.7
 139
The Cay (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When Young Phillip is separated form his mother and found by a black man named Timothy and his cat Stewcat, Phillip becomes blind and they all end up on an island. Will they survive or will they die?
Plot: cat, stranded, blindness, prejudice, boy, island, survival
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, serious, realistic, uplifting, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, wilderness, adventure, cat, family, friendship, survival, on the road, getting home, obsessive quest, escapades, danger ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.3
 60K
Eight Below (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the Antarctic, after an expedition with Dr. Davis McClaren, the sled dog trainer Jerry Shepherd has to leave the polar base with his colleagues due to the proximity of a heavy snow storm. He ties his dogs to be rescued after, but the mission is ...
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, tense, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: dog, rescue, survival, expedition, adventure, dog sled, pets, pilot, scientist, snow, wilderness, research ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: antarctica, new zealand, oregon, pasadena california, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: wild animal, lion, rescue, cheetah, family relations, bully, adventure, adventurer, adolescence, escapades, youth, farm ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, south africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.0
 210
Blue Fin (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on the children's novel by celebrated South Australian author 'Colin Thiele' , this is an emotional father and son story about tuna fishing of Southern Blue Fin tuna in South Australia's Port Lincoln fishing district. ...
Style: semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, danger, rescue, young heroes, family, youth, escapades, adventure, coming of age, ship, friendship, forces of nature ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.6
 117
The Silent One (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A baby is washed up on a Pacific Island and is adopted by a childless woman. The tribal priest takes an instant dislike to the child, proclaiming him a demon. The child is deaf and mute and therefore excluded from hunting with the other young ...
Plot: baby, south seas, village, island, foundling, little boy, turtle, swimming
Place: pacific ocean, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.7
 422
The Zigzag Kid (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, UK, Spain, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The son of the world's greatest detective embarks on a high-stakes adventure in this action-packed adaptation of the beloved book by Israeli writer David Grossman. (TIFF)
Style: realistic, touching, serious
Plot: coming of age, escapades, self discovery, family relations, husband wife relationship, friendship, passion, magic, child in peril, rescue, dream, child's point of view ...
Place: europe, france, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Rascals and Robbers: The Secret Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The adventures and misadventures of Tom and Huck on the Mississippi River in Missouri with their involvement when they fall in with a gang of con artists, take up with a ragtag circus, help a freed slave buy his sister's freedom, and then see a ...
Plot: countryside, con men, mark twain, friendship, robbery, scheme, chase, criminal, children, child's point of view, false accusation, carnival
Time: 1850s
Place: mississippi river, mississippi, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 900
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 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: cheetah, disney, child in peril, poacher, rhinoceros, teenage life, family, elephant, adventure, rescue, daring rescue, odd couple ...
Time: 80s
Place: kenya, africa, usa, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 4.5
 17
A Piggy Tale (1991)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Story: Dolly, a lovely, adorable little girl from the mountain region. Due to the death of her parents, she was sent to her parents' friend, Mrs. Chu's care. When Dolly and her mini pig playmate, Guava, first came to Taipei, they brought a great ...
Plot: friendship, friend, orphan, girl, father son relationship, death of father, pig, animal, surrogate family, animals, family relations, search ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.7
 16K
The Bear (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orphan bear cub hooks up with an adult male as they try to dodge human hunters.
Style: touching, uplifting, sentimental, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, animals, wilderness, survival, friendship, animal life, family, heroic mission, youth, rescue, on the run, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, british columbia, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.4
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Red Zora (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Germany, Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this sun soaked adventure for the entire family, a group of five orphaned children form their own makeshift family while attempting to operate outside the rules of society. Though they must sometimes steal to survive, their loyalty to one another ...
Plot: orphan, gang war, fish, violin, fish market, sea, mayor, store, petty theft, youth gang, strong female character, corruption ...
Place: croatia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.7
 66
Immortality (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Six families in different compartments of a train, moving through a rainy night. In a single, 145-minute take, the film depicts the families and how their lives are interwoven with each other. Vacillating between dream and reality, each story builds ...
Plot: journey, train, society, family, life, iranian
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, family relations, coming of age, rescue, small town, family, orphan, disorder, animal life, best friends, getting home, heroes ...
Time: 90s, year 1962, 60s, 1960s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Big Red (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Wealthy sportsman James Haggin (Walter Pidgeon) lives on a Quebec estate called Wintapi. Émile Fornet (Émile Genest), handler of Haggin's hunting dogs, and Émile's wife Therese (Janette Bertrand), Haggin's cook and housekeeper, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: animal training, coming of age, youth, family, save the day, pets, orphan, family relations, friends, animal life, family life, friendship ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Call of the Wild (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A sled dog struggles for survival in the wilds of the Yukon.
Style: captivating, sincere, disturbing, tense
Plot: dog, dog sled, wolf, survival, gold rush, grizzly bear, snow, native american, disney, chase, hopes, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, contemporary
Place: alaska, yukon
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50%
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Storm Boy (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a highly successful retired businessman, Michael Kingley, starts to see things he at first can't explain, his life takes a dramatic turn. And when his grand-daughter rebels against her father, he is forced to re-evaluate his life and to ...
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, disturbing, psychological
Audience: family outing
Plot: boy, ocean, pelican, grandfather, sea, friendship, adventure, granddaughter, mentor, family relations, youth, storytelling ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 980
Wolf Summer (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The young Norwegian girl Kim almost gets killed after falling from a hillside. She finds shelter and stumbles upon the territory of a wolf and her puppy. She barricades herself, but as time passes she finds the wolf less and less frightening. When ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: rescue, friendship, animal life, parents and children, adventure, escapades, family, danger, female protagonist, strong female character, wolf, nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Dog's Way Home (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Dog’s Way Home chronicles the heartwarming adventure of Bella, a dog who embarks on an epic 400-mile journey home after she is separated from her beloved human.
Style: sweet, sentimental, sincere, touching, scenic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, lost dog, pets, adventure, best friends, animal life, veteran, homelessness, pitbull, road trip, human animal relationship, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, denver colorado, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
By Way of the Stars (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, Germany
Story: By Way of the Stars is an action/adventure television mini-series co-produced in 1992 by Sullivan Entertainment and German Beta-Taurus Kirch Group, that begins in 19th century Prussia, then travels through post-U.S. Civil War Charleston to the ...
Plot: escape, immigration, death of mother
Time: 19th century, 1860s, year 1865
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Adventures of Ociee Nash (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Skyler Day stars as Ociee Nash, a spirited nine-year-old from rural Mississippi. Ociee's idyllic life is thrown into a tailspin when she's sent to live with her Aunt Mamie to become a "young lady". Ociee's true bravery, ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: farm, mischievous children, adventure, young heroes, starting over, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, family life, adoption, single parent, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: mississippi, north carolina, usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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