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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: humorous, exciting, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, youth, friendship, family, friends, pets, danger, animal life, escapades, disorder, adolescence vs adulthood, dog, monkey, leopard, owner dog relationship, wilderness, human animal relationship, cowboy hat, baboon
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, friends, escapades, adventure, animal life, danger and friendship mostly in Animation, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like Jock the Hero Dog: Zambezia (2012), Birds of Paradise (2014), Dino Time (2012), Open Season 2 (2008), 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
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: animal life, adventure, heroes, danger, teaching the ways of the world, save the day, bird, family, friends, wilderness, escapades, adolescence vs adulthood ...
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
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: wish come true, escapades, adventure, friendship, friends, family, danger, animal life, disorder, mistaken identity, physical appearance, bird
Time: contemporary
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48%
 4.7
 898
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, humorous, exciting, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: time travel, mischievous children, dinosaur, adventure, young heroes, imaginary, escapades, wilderness, danger, friends, disorder, time machine ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.6
 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, getting home, teaching the ways of the world, odd couple, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey! (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: monkey, friends, friendship, family, escapades, heroes, babies and infants, adventure, disorder, animal life, family life, animal
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: humorous, semi serious, not serious, feel good
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
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⇓ 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: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, dam, beaver, young heroes, escapades, save the day, disorder, animal life, mischievous children, family, in the woods ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: feel good, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, animal life, family life, disorder, orphan, environmentalism, youth, danger, family relations, family, mischievous children, escapades ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.0
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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, humorous, feel good, sentimental
Audience: kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, exciting, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: adventurer, culture clash, danger, adventure, escapades, family, teaching the ways of the world, treasure hunt, friendship, old west, americana, friends ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: usa, new york
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38%
 4.6
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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: exciting, humorous, not serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: donkey, danger, family, heroes, adventure, escapades, love and romance, heroic mission, friends, partners, wooing, disorder ...
Time: 16th century
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38%
Thunder and the House of Magic (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, UK, France
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: South Africa
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: feel good, touching, exciting, not serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
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35%
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Audience: family outing, preschoolers
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35%
The Fox and the Hound 2 (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
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Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
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34%
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Madagascar (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, funny, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
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33%
Kirikou and the Wild Beasts (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
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Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, feel good, offbeat
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
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Place: africa
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33%
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
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32%
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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 ...
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Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1900s, 1890s, turn of the century
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31%
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: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: family, mischievous children, adventure, buddies, friendship, elementary school, escapades, save the day, danger, urban, children, greed ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, california
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31%
Peter and the Wolf (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, 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: captivating, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: escapades, mischievous children, young heroes, hopes, rescue, youth, danger, friends, in the woods, family relations, friendship, music ...
Place: russia
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30%
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Outback (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: exciting, humorous, not serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: wilderness, danger, friends, family, adventure, save the day, escapades, disorder, buddies, animal life, mistaken identity, outback ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Boog, Elliot, and their forest friends return with an all-new adventure, this time in a Big Top Circus! The comedy begins when Boog's pals choose their family obligations over the annual guy's trip, and a disappointed Boog decides to take ...
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: circus, animal life, friendship, rescue, switching roles, goofy hero, family, escapades, nothing goes right, fall in love, buddies, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: friends, family relations, friendship, heroic mission, heroes, adventure, golden years, disorder, pets, animal life, partners, fish out of water ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.3
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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, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: zoo, jungle, survival, fish out of water, rescue, lion, adventure, family, friendship, animal life, danger, partners ...
Place: africa, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.2
 860K
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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ 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: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: friends, danger, youth, self discovery, coming of age, animal life, friendship, survival, on the road, ocean or sea, escapades, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Timon & Pumbaa (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Lion King's Timon & Pumbaa, often simply referred to as Timon & Pumbaa, is an animated comedy television series made by the Walt Disney Company. It centers on Timon the meerkat and Pumbaa the warthog from the Disney film franchise ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, colourful, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Arthur's Missing Pal (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, India, Canada
Duration: 68 min.
Story: No overview found.When Arthur's dog Pal disappears, Arthur must enlist the help of his friends to track him down. While Pal discovers his newfound freedom, Arthur discovers how much he misses his dog. Good thing Arthur has the gang to turn ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: partners, friendship, unlikely partners, family, escapades, heroes, adventure, danger, best friends, rescue, friends, surrealism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%