Movies like Jock the Hero Dog

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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, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: pets, friendship, family, adventure, animal life, danger, escapades, disorder, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, dog, owner dog relationship, baboon, monkey, leopard, wilderness, human animal relationship, cowboy hat
Time: 19th century
Place: africa, south africa

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Most similar movies to Jock the Hero Dog

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and exciting films with plots about family, friends, adventure, escapades, danger, animal life and friendship mostly in Animation, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Jock the Hero Dog: Zambezia (2012), Open Season 2 (2008), Clifford's Really Big Movie (2004), Here Come the Littles (1985), Khumba (2013). 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, sincere, feel good, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: family, adventure, animal life, danger, save the day, bird, teaching the ways of the world, heroes, friends, wilderness, escapades, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
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100%
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 20K
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, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: animal life, adventure, friendship, escapades, dachshund, bear, talking animals, forest, deer, disorder, daring rescue, creativity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
An American Tail: The Treasure of Manhattan Island (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Fievel and his friend Tony Toponi find a map that they believe points to a treasure buried somewhere beneath Old New York, and the plucky rodent is determined to find it. However, what he discovers under the city is a tribe of Native American mice ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: adventurer, adventure, treasure hunt, old west, family, animal life, americana, escapades, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, culture clash, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: mischievous children, island, odd couple, family, adventure, rescue, friendship, parents and children, family life, fish out of water, misfit, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Here Come the Littles (1985)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Henry's parents are lost in Africa, so he must live with his greedy and heartless Uncle Augustus. In the crevices of the house live the "Littles" kind, elf-like creatures. August enslaves Henry and wants to tear down his house to ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, family life, family, adventure, youth, family relations, orphan, environmentalism, animal life, danger, escapades, disorder ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 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: humorous, not serious, feel good, exciting, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: survival, adventure, odd couple, wilderness, obsessive quest, anthropomorphism, friendship, family, animal life, escapades, partners, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: fox, dog, friendship, animal life, adventure, love and romance, family, friends, best friends, music band, artists and showbiz, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.1
 555
Ribbit (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Malaysia, USA
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: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids
Plot: adventure, self discovery, jungle, obsessive quest, animal, family, friendship, curses spells and rituals, animal life, escapades, imaginary, misfit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 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: humorous, not serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: donkey, friendship, adventure, wooing, escapades, love and romance, family, partners, disorder, friends, heroic mission, animal life ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe, spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: pets, estate, family, magic, adventure, friendship, escapades, cat, anthropomorphic animal, trap, mouse, stage magician ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, not serious, feel good, exciting
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: escapades, gorilla, social misfits, family, adventure, friendship, animal life, danger, friends, witch, superstition, zoo ...
Place: barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Kirikou and the Wild Beasts (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The film is a sub-story to Kirikou and the Sorceress rather than a straight sequel. The movie is set while Kirikou is still a child and Karaba is still a sorceress. Like Princes et princesses and Les Contes de la nuit, it is an anthology film ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, exciting, offbeat
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, adventure, heroes, village, youth, legends and myths, family, village life, wizards and magicians, animal life, danger, escapades ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Millionaire Dogs (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Chuffie & JD, both street dogs, meet a talking parrot named Emmo who has lost his owner. The dogs try and eat Emmo, but in order to save his life, the parrot promises them a new home with his owner, the wealthy Miss Lilly. The two dogs feel ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, mischievous children, odd couple, rescue, save the day, family, friendship, heroic mission, fish out of water, danger, heroes, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, in the woods, mischievous children, beaver, dam, youth, disorder, family, best friends, young heroes, save the day ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 8K
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: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: tarzan, jungle, adventure, young heroes, family, mischievous children, good versus evil, survival, rescue, danger, orphan, self discovery ...
Time: turn of the century, 20th century, 19th century, 1890s, 1900s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Charlotte's Web 2: Wilbur's Great Adventure (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Wilbur the pig knows how important friendship is - he learned that from a spider named Charlotte. So when Wilbur meets Cardigan, a lonely lamb, Wilbur immediately makes him his friend.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: countryside, rescue, survival, adventure, friendship, family, danger, escapades, friends, best friends, pets, computers and web ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.9
 326K
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, funny, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: friendship, island, rescue, jungle, adventure, danger, animal life, hippopotamus, zebra, giraffe, lion, wilderness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, antarctica, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Garfield Gets Real (2007)
Genre: Animation, 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: humorous, not serious, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, rescue, friendship, family, adventure, family life, danger, disorder, friends, pets, journalism, race against time ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 8.3
 831K
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, friendship, follow your dream, family, dreams, friends, dog, obsessive quest, loneliness, aging, waterfall, unlikely friendships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south america, latin america, venezuela, mount everest
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey! (2009)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The film chronicles George's adventures as he befriends Kayla, a baby elephant, at a magic circus show and helps her travel across the country to be reunited with her family.Accompanied by his friend, the Man with the Yellow Hat, George travels ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: monkey, adventure, friendship, animal life, animal, escapades, friends, family, disorder, babies and infants, family life, heroes
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.3
 22K
The Wild (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 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, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: jungle, zoo, lion, rescue, survival, adventure, fish out of water, family, dangerous animal, friendship, heroic mission, danger ...
Place: africa, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Scooby-Doo! Camp Scare (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Scooby and the gang experience outdoor fun as they go back to Fred's old summer camp.
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: summer camp, camp, amateur detective, crimes, family, escapades, adventure, friends, buddies, mystery, ghost, pets ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Hey Arnold! The Movie (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: When a powerful developer named Mr. Scheck wants to knock down all the stores and houses in Arnold's neighborhood to build a huge "mall-plex", it looks likes the neighborhood is doomed to disappear. But with the help of a superhero ...
Style: humorous, feel good, melancholic, clever, funny ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: buddies, friendship, family, mischievous children, adventure, urban, escapades, elementary school, save the day, danger, children, greed ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 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: humorous, not serious, feel good, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, friendship, good versus evil, goofy hero, adventure, master villain, family, save the world, heroic mission, animal life, danger, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: rescue, baboon, safari, chimpanzee, wildlife, adventure, family, solar eclipse, kidnapping, wilderness, heroic mission, sibling relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Scooby-Doo in Where's My Mummy? (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang become involved in a supernatural mystery in Egypt.
Style: humorous, semi serious, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, scooby doo, amateur detective, family, mummy, crime solving, deadly creature, ancient mystery, mystery, friendship, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 2000s
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 50K
The Boxtrolls (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orphaned boy raised by underground creatures called Boxtrolls comes up from the sewers and out of his box to save his family and the town from the evil exterminator, Archibald Snatcher.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, colourful, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fantasy world, good versus evil, family, adventure, friendship, young heroes, escapades, fish out of water, danger, disorder, prejudice, steampunk ...
Time: victorian
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Dolphin: Story of a Dreamer (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: Germany, Italy, Peru
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The amazing story of Daniel, a dolphin who abandons the safety of his pod to explore the ocean and discover the true purpose of his life.
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, ocean or sea, obsessive quest, on the road, animal life, danger, family, escapades, youth, survival, self discovery, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.7
 818
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: not serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wilderness, save the day, adventure, mistaken identity, animal life, family, escapades, disorder, friends, buddies, danger, courage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
You're Not Elected, Charlie Brown (1972)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
Story: With the school election looming, Linus is talked into running for school president. With Lucy and Charlie Brown as his campaign manager and Snoopy and Woodstock assisting, he stands a decent chance of victory. Soon however, he makes unrealistic ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: preschoolers, kids
Plot: school, friendship, friends, pets, family, animal life, campaign, rivalry, youth, disorder, election, blanket ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%