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Jock the Hero Dog (2011)
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Jock the Hero Dog (2011)
Original name: Jock of the Bushveld
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, 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, exciting and semi serious films with plots about family, adventure, escapades, animal life, danger, friends and disorder mostly in Animation, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like Jock the Hero Dog: Zambezia (2012), Garfield Gets Real (2007), Clifford's Really Big Movie (2004), Snowflake, the White Gorilla (2011), Open Season 2 (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Zambezia (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: South Africa
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: humorous, exciting, feel good, sincere, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, bird, animal life, teaching the ways of the world, danger, heroes, friends, wilderness, family, save the day, falcon, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: semi serious, feel good, not serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, danger, disorder, mischievous children, pets, adventure, animal life, rescue, family life, family relations, race against time, real world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: animal life, adventure, odd couple, friendship, best friends, danger, buddies, rescue, fish out of water, mischievous children, pets, cartoon dog ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Snowflake, the White Gorilla (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Spain
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: humorous, exciting, feel good, not serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: friends, animal life, adventure, friendship, escapades, family, social misfits, danger, gorilla, zoo, witch, superstition ...
Place: barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 5.6
 21K
Open Season 2 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
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
Plot: adventure, animal life, friendship, escapades, bear, dachshund, talking animals, forest, odd couple, disorder, teaching the ways of the world, getting home ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Minuscule: Valley of the Lost Ants (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a peaceful little clearing, the remains of a hastily abandoned picnic sparks a battle between two tribes of ants. A bold young ladybug finds himself caught in the middle. He befriends the leader of the black ants, Mandible, and helps him save the ...
Style: stylized, feel good, semi serious, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ant, nature, picnic, fictional war, adventure, wilderness, rivalry, family, animal life, escapades, no dialogue, bank note ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 941
Dino Time (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: South Korea
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, exciting, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, mischievous children, dinosaur, escapades, wilderness, danger, imaginary, friends, young heroes, disorder, time machine ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Raven the Little Rascal (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A children’s animated feature film based on an internationally bestselling book series for a main target audience of 3 to 8 year olds telling a universal story about friendship, loyalty and honesty in which Little Raven and his friends have to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: friends, friendship, mischievous children, best friends, save the day, young heroes, family, animal life, escapades, youth, danger, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Thunder and the House of Magic (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, UK, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Thunder, an abandoned young cat seeking shelter from a storm, stumbles into the strangest house imaginable, owned by an old magician and inhabited by a dazzling array of automatons and gizmos. Not everyone welcomes the new addition to the troupe as ...
Style: exciting, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: pets, adventure, estate, friendship, family, magic, escapades, cat, hare, anthropomorphic animal, mouse, nephew ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.6
 2K
Donkey X (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The donkey, Rucio, tells the true story of Don Quixote and defends the idea that he wasn't insane, but a very intelligent, passionate and enthusiastic fellow.
Style: not serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: donkey, friendship, adventure, heroes, animal life, escapades, disorder, friends, heroic mission, rivalry, partners, save the lady ...
Time: 16th century
Place: spain, europe, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: exciting, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, disorder, animal life, family, escapades, physical appearance, friendship, danger, mistaken identity, friends, wish come true, bird
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Fox and the Hound 2 (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Best friends Tod, a fox kit, and Copper, a hound puppy, visit a country fair when they see a band of dogs called "The Singin' Strays". The band has five members: Dixie, Cash, Granny Rose, and twin brothers Waylon and Floyd. It is ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: fox, adventure, dog, friendship, animal life, love and romance, family, hopes, pets, friends, rise to the top, teaching the ways of the world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.6
 848
Outback (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Being teased for his color, Johnny the white koala joins a traveling carnival with Hamish, a Tasmanian devil, and Higgens, a photographer monkey as talent agents. On the way through the Australian outback desert, the trailer they are in comes loose ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: wilderness, adventure, save the day, mistaken identity, buddies, danger, animal life, disorder, escapades, silly humor, friends, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 2.8
 4K
Doogal (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This is the story of Doogal, an adorable candy-loving mutt who goes on a mission to save the world.
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, good versus evil, dog, obsessive quest, heroic mission, save the world, danger, escapades, disorder, goofy hero, rivalry, pets ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.3
 982
SeaFood (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Malaysia, China, USA, South Korea, Qatar
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, feel good
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Kirikou and the Wild Beasts (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, offbeat, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
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Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.1
 1K
Space Dogs (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Russia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Belka, the amazing flying dog is unexpectedly hurdled into the streets of Moscow when the rocket she is in malfunctions during one of her circus routines. Fortunately the crash leads her to meet a streetwise dog named Strelka and her irredeemable ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: space travel, friendship, adventure, danger, outer space, dog, space mission, animal life, escapades, partners, spacewalk, stray dog ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Little Polar Bear (2001)
Genre: Animation, Family, Adventure
Country: Germany
Duration: 78 min.
Story: This charming animated adventure follows a young polar bear, Lars, as he befriends Robbie, a seal. Together, these two form a friendship that proves different breeds of animals can get along perfectly well.
Style: feel good, touching, sweet, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, polar bear, mischievous children, adventure, youth, danger, escapades, animal life, cartoon bear, figment, misfit, ship ...
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 4.0
 602
Ribbit (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Malaysia, USA, India
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A frog who hates the water and jumping wishes that he could be like the other animals in the Amazon rainforest.
Style: feel good, humorous, sincere, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: kids
Plot: obsessive quest, friendship, self discovery, family, imaginary, animal life, escapades, misfit, jungle, youth, rivalry, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
All Creatures Big and Small (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, Ireland, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: It's the end of the world. A flood is coming. Luckily for Dave and his son Finny, a couple of clumsy Nestrians, an Ark has been built to save all animals. But as it turns out, Nestrians aren't allowed. Sneaking on board with the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: noah's ark, adventure, friendship, self discovery, disorder, animal life, survival, nothing goes right, chaos, ocean or sea, escapades, apocalypse ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.2
 891K
Up (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Carl Fredricksen spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. But at age 78, life seems to have passed him by, until a twist of fate (and a persistent 8-year old Wilderness Explorer named Russell) gives ...
Style: feel good, exciting, touching, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, follow your dream, loneliness, friendship, journey, dog, friends, obsessive quest, dreams, aging, mischievous children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, south america, venezuela, mount everest
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.9
 350K
Madagascar (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Alex the lion is the king of the urban jungle, the main attraction at New York's Central Park Zoo. He and his best friends -- Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo -- have spent their whole lives in blissful captivity before ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, funny, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, island, rescue, adventure, talking animals, jungle, escape, journey, lion, wilderness, animal life, zebra ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, antarctica, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Peter and the Wolf (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Sergei Prokofiev's symphonic masterpiece, first performed in Russia in 1936, has been lauded not only for the spectacular musical score, but also for the story itself--of a young boy who outwits a wily wolf. George Daugherty brings this ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, captivating, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: mischievous children, family life, rescue, family relations, friends, in the woods, young heroes, getting home, danger, youth, friendship, animal life ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 2.4
 585
Freedom Force (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Peru, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: There is a plot under way to change the course of history. Four kids are chosen to be the Freedom Force—a gang of unlikely heroes who travel through time to change the outcome of sacred stories.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, friendship, youth, imaginary, family, escapades, adventure, obsessive quest, heroic mission, best friend, danger, disorder ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 23K
The Wild (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An adolescent lion is accidentally shipped from the New York Zoo to Africa. Now running free, his zoo pals must put aside their differences to help bring him back.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, zoo, jungle, fish out of water, rescue, survival, family, disney, friendship, heroes, partners, danger ...
Place: africa, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Wild Thornberrys Movie (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Eliza and Debbie are two sisters who don't always get along. But their relationship is put to the test when Debbie's life is in danger, and Eliza might have to give up her power to talk to animals....
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, clever, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: wildlife, rescue, adventure, family, eccentric family, friendship, heroic mission, supernatural, mischievous children, supernatural ability, escapades, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 9K
Tarzan 2 (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Experience the beginning of the legend with Disney's Tarzan Ⅱ, a hilarious, all-new, animated motion picture loaded with laughs, irresistible new songs by Phil Collins, and the inspired voice talent of Glenn Close, George Carlin, and Emmy ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, colourful, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: jungle, tarzan, adventure, mischievous children, family, young heroes, good versus evil, survival, self discovery, danger, rescue, orphan ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 1890s, turn of the century, 1900s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Rolie Polie Olie: The Great Defender of Fun (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, France, USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The evil space pirate Gloomius Maximus is determined that since he can't have fun, nobody else will either. Unfortunately for our heroes, an invitation to Zowie Polie's third birthday party accidentally finds its way to Gloomius's ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, stylized, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
 5K
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, touching, humorous, not serious, captivating ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: survival, zebra, obsessive quest, friendship, misfit, heroic mission, animal life, save the day, leaving home, wilderness, odd couple, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Animals United (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of animals waiting for the annual flood they rely on for food and water discover that the humans, who have been destroying their habitats have built a dam for a leisure resort. The animals endeavour to save the delta and send a message to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, touching
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: save the day, heroic mission, animal life, obsessive quest, partners, friendship, animal, escapades, disorder, wilderness, danger, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%