Movies like Jock the Hero Dog

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Jock the Hero Dog (2011)
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Jock the Hero Dog (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Animated-family adventure based on a true story that tells the heart-warming, coming-of-age story of a man and his best-friend, a lovable and fearless dog named, Jock. Set in the Bushveld near what is today the world famous Kruger National Park, this animated family tale is about Jock's adventures with Fritz, his master. Jock escapes death, builds crazy friendships and displays his unrivalled loyalty to Fritz. The story is set in the late 1880s when Africa's mineral richness, teeming animal life and incomparable natural beauty drew and captivated explorers and adventurers from all over the world. A place where big game roamed in their thousands and the wildest tales were true! Jock Of The Bushveld is a great story and the only animal classic to come out of Africa.
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, friendship, pets, animal life, youth, danger, escapades, disorder, adolescence vs adulthood, dog, wilderness, family, friends, computer animation, monkey, leopard, owner dog relationship, human animal relationship, baboon, cowboy hat
Time: 19th century
Place: africa, south africa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and exciting films with plots about family, adventure, escapades, animal life, friends, danger and friendship mostly in Animation, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Jock the Hero Dog: Zambezia (2012), Khumba (2013), Birds of Paradise (2014), Clifford's Really Big Movie (2004), Garfield Gets Real (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Zambezia (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Set in a bustling bird city on the edge of the majestic Victoria Falls, "Zambezia" is the story of Kai - a naïve, but high-spirited young falcon who travels to the bird city of "Zambezia" where he discovers the truth about his ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, sincere, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: animal life, adventure, bird, teaching the ways of the world, escapades, danger, heroes, friends, wilderness, family, save the day, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
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Khumba (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: South Africa
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A half-striped zebra is blamed for the drought and leaves his herd in search of his missing stripes. He is joined on his quest by an overprotective wildebeest and a flamboyant ostrich; they defeat the tyrannical leopard and save his herd.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, not serious, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: zebra, survival, friendship, obsessive quest, misfit, animal life, heroic mission, leaving home, save the day, odd couple, wilderness, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
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Birds of Paradise (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Jack is just an ordinary sparrow who wishes he could be more exotic and vibrant like so many of his friends. So when a coincidental accident involving colorful paint changes the way he looks, Jack is thrilled about his new appearance. But little ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mistaken identity, adventure, friendship, danger, wish come true, family, escapades, physical appearance, animal life, computer animation, disorder, bird ...
Time: contemporary
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56%
Clifford's Really Big Movie (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Clifford overhears Mr. Bleakman say that feeding him must cost a lot of money. A carnival act called "Larry's Amazing Animals" has just been in town, and the animals in the show told Clifford about an animal contest with a prize of a ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
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Garfield Gets Real (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Garfield is back with a new look. Tired with his routine as a comic strip star, Garfield escapes the page and heads into the "real world." While living the low-key life of a real housecat, he learns his comic will be cancelled if he ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, not serious, humorous
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Snowflake, the White Gorilla (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
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Duration: 86 min.
Story: Snowflake is special, he's the only white gorilla in the world. He is the zoo's main attraction, children love him, but the other gorillas don't see what's so charming about this weirdo being the center of attention. With the ...
Style: not serious, exciting, feel good, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
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Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a daredevil kid named Ernie, his sister Julia, and his best friend Max are horsing around in Max's inventor father's workshop, they accidentally trip a time-machine into operation and find themselves transported back in time 65 ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids
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Time: prehistory
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 76 min.
Story: After falling head over hooves in love with Giselle, Elliot's road to the altar takes a slight detour when Mr. Weenie is kidnapped by a group of pampered pets determined to return him to his owners.
Style: humorous, feel good, colourful, funny, not serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
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50%
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Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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Style: exciting, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Hairy Tooth Fairy 2 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, light, entertaining, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friends, adventure, computer animation, friendship, danger, family, escapades, animal life, mouse, baby, rescue, furry
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Place: argentina, latin america
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: donkey, adventure, friendship, heroic mission, partners, rivalry, friends, animal life, heroes, disorder, escapades, danger ...
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 2.8
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, exciting
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Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, exciting ...
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44%
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Genre: Animation, Family, Adventure
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Style: touching, feel good, entertaining, sweet, exciting ...
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
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Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, captivating
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
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43%
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Space Dogs (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
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Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting
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43%
 2.6
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Duration: 82 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
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43%
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
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42%
Maya the Bee Movie (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Australia, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Land Before Time VIII: The Big Freeze (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: When the dinosaur families get trapped in a valley by an ice storm, one family of "spike tail" dinosaurs volunteers to leave since they consume more food than the others. Meanwhile, the young dinos and a new adult dinosaur named Mr. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
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42%