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The Search for Santa Paws (2010)
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The Search for Santa Paws (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the tradition of disney's classic holiday tales comes a heartwarming movie about the power of giving and the true meaning of christmas. Discover how the legendary friendship of Santa Claus and Santa Paws began in the inspiring original film, The Search For Santa Paws. When Santa and his new best friend, Paws, discover that the boys and girls of the world have lost the spirit of the season, they take a trip to New York City. But after Santa loses his memory, it's up to Paws, a faithful orphan named Quinn, her new friend Will and a wonderful group of magical talking dogs to save St. Nick and show the world what Christmas is really all about.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: pets, friendship, orphan, adventure, best friends, youth, family, heroes, friends, memory loss, animal life, disorder, young heroes, save the day, christmas, dog, dancing, santa claus, elf, christmas movie, holiday, north pole, singing, song, girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, feel good, humorous and touching films with plots about family, friends, youth, friendship, adventure, disorder and heroes mostly in Family, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like The Search for Santa Paws: Santa Buddies (2009), Snow Buddies (2008), Spooky Buddies (2011), Treasure Buddies (2012), Space Buddies (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Santa Buddies (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Puppy Paws (the fun-loving son of Santa Paws) gets bored, he finds Budderball on Santa's naughty list and figures he's just the dog to show him how to be an ordinary pup. When the magical Christmas Icicle starts to melt however, and ...
Style: feel good, sweet, light, fairy tale, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: save the day, pets, hopes, holiday, christmas, dog, santa claus, christmas movie, owner dog relationship, christmas present, adventure, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An all-new Disney holiday classic is born - Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups. Starring a brand-new litter of the cutest talking pups ever - Hope, Jingle, Charity, and Noble - it's perfect for the whole family. When Mrs. Claus travels to Pineville, ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: dog, christmas, family, pets, disorder, animal life, family gatherings, adventure, family relations, friends, stowaway, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Snow Buddies (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Dylan Sprouse, Jim Belushi and Kris Kristofferson lend their voices to this family-friendly tale about a feisty pack of golden retriever puppies that embarks on an Alaskan adventure. When they find themselves stranded in the northern wilderness, the ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: pets, contests and competitions, save the day, hopes, getting home, escapades, family, best friends, friends, ambition, animal life, buddies ...
Time: 2000s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Spooky Buddies (2011)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Disney's irresistible talking puppies are back in an all-new movie that takes them far across town to a mysterious mansion where something very spooky is going on.
Style: humorous, not serious, semi serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: buddies, dog, imaginary, escapades, friends, animal life, disorder, supernatural, youth, family, friendship, human becoming an animal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Treasure Buddies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Disney's irresistible talking puppies are back in an all-new movie that takes them halfway across the world to the ruins of ancient Egypt. With the help of some exotic new friends, this epic adventure is a treasure trove of pure Buddy fun. In a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, cat, dog, airplane, monkey, young heroes, adventure, save the day, legends and myths, family, uninhibited rivalry, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Space Buddies (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: B-Dawg, Mudbud, Budderball, and all the rest of the Buddies are back, but this time, they're setting their sights even higher -- as in, the moon! With the help of their new pals Spudnick (voiced by Jason Earles) and Gravity, these pooches are ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: moon, dog, survival, rescue, best friends, space travel, danger, youth, family, mischievous children, family life, partners ...
Time: 2000s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Aussie and Ted's Great Adventure (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Aussie, a lovable Australian mutt, embarks on a mission to return his young owner's missing Teddy Bear.
Style: semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dog, friendship, teddy bear, best friends, family life, heroes, animal life, pets, danger, youth, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Air Buddies (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Here’s the delightful tale of teamwork and adventure your whole family will love! Air Bud is the proud father of five adorable puppies - the hip-hopping B-Dawg, lovely Rosebud, mellow Buddha, dirt-loving Mudbud, and the big fella Budderball - with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: puppy, pets, family, animal life, buddies, disorder, teenage life, partners, danger, youth, friends, friendship ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Santa Who? (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Santa Claus develops amnesia after accidentally falling out of his sleigh and only the innocence of a small child can save him. Meanwhile, Santa has to battle the disbelief of a newsman.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: santa claus, family relations, friends, friendship, memory loss, young heroes, save the day, family, disorder, family life, holiday, romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Tom Sawyer (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Musical, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Tom Sawyer and his pal Huckleberry Finn have great adventures on the Mississippi River, pretending to be pirates, attending their own funeral, and witnessing a murder.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: small town, friendship, adventurer, adventure, mischievous children, young heroes, family, life turned upside down, teaching the ways of the world, family relations, friends, power relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, usa, missouri, saint petersburg, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Benji: Off the Leash! (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Benji and his friends try to save his mother from a puppy mill.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dog, parents and children, mischievous children, adventure, youth, single parent, best friends, getting home, young heroes, hopes, family, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Prancer (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jessica, the daughter of an impoverished apple farmer, still believes in Santa Claus. So when she comes across a reindeer with an injured leg, it makes perfect sense to her to assume that it is Prancer, who had fallen from a Christmas display in ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, small town, friendship, reindeer, barn, farm, family, young heroes, parents and children, hopes, siblings relations ...
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Tommy Tricker and the Stamp Traveller (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the joker Tommy Tricker plays some practical jokes on some of his friends, his best friend Ralph, a stamp collector, discovers the secret of "stamp travel" to make him travel around the world on a stamp to bring back the mysterious ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: friends, boy, part animation, miniaturization, misfit, disorder, heroes, fish out of water, good versus evil, memory loss, family relations, parallel world ...
Place: australia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Josh is off to his first year of college and buddy has stayed behind with joshs little sister andrea and the rest of the family. Adrea attempting to fit in with her jr. High classmates decides to join the baseball team and along the way discovers ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
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Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Prancer Returns (2001)
Genre: Family, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This holiday-themed children's film offers a unique take on the legend of Santa Claus and his tiny reindeer. In this movie, a young boy finds a deer in the forest he is sure is Santa's beloved Prancer. Determined to return the creature to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: reindeer, christmas, santa claus, misfit, family, village life, mischievous children, young heroes, hopes, legends and myths, imaginary kingdom, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One of puppet-maker Geppetto's creations comes magically to life. This puppet, Pinocchio, has one major desire and that is to become a real boy someday. In order to accomplish this goal he has to learn to act responsibly. This film shows you ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, danger, youth, fish out of water, friendship, family relations, young heroes, curses spells and rituals, teaching the ways of the world, imaginary, wish come true ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Night Before the Night Before Christmas (2010)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Santa sets off on his Christmas duties a day early, crashes into the Fox family's house, ends up with amnesia and loses his magic sack of presents, he needs help! But the Fox family are a modern and broken family. Can they help him? The ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: memory loss, santa claus, christmas, family, family life, heroes, save the day, imaginary, parents and children, family relations, amnesia, north pole ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, chick flick
Plot: friendship, rescue, coming of age, small town, family, youth, danger, best friends, daring rescue, mischievous children, young heroes, adventure ...
Time: 90s, year 1962, 1960s
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Napoleon (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Australia, Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The adventures of Golden Retriever pup Napoleon and his friend, the parrot Birdo Lucci.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, golden retriever, balloon, pets, escapades, adventure, family, teaching the ways of the world, young heroes, getting home, animal life, disorder ...
Place: australia, cross country, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Beethoven's 5th (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When Sara takes Beethoven to spend summer vacation with wacky Uncle Freddie in an old mining town, the mischievous canine "digs up" the missing clue to a legendary hidden fortune of Rita and Moe ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: dog, youth, family relations, friends, pets, family life, small town life, disorder, danger, best friends, small town, rescue ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa, mine
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31%
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Flipper (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Many kids might say their best friend is a puppy or a pony. But for 12-year-old Sandy, the most special pet of all is the exuberant dolphin he rescues and who returns the favor by rescuing Sandy from sharks.The dolphin named Flipper first swam into ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: pets, hurricane, family, adventure, teenage life, opposites attract, youth, danger, young heroes, escapades, heroes, animal life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: feel good, touching, sentimental, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, animal training, save the day, adventure, family, pets, family life, animal life, youth, coming of age, friends, family relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.7
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Bigfoot (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The whole family will enjoy huge laughs and giant, hairy adventures with this touching tale about a big-hearted Bigfoot. Lost in the forest, he befriends three kids, Percy, Madison and Leonard, who are determined to protect him. When two local ...
Style: feel good, touching, offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friends, rescue, captivity, misfit, disorder, animal life, heroes, friendship, school, youth, danger, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Chestnut: Hero of Central Park (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Ray and Sal, two orphaned sisters, adopt and hide a Great Dane puppy from their two adopted parents living in a luxury downtown New York apartment that expressely forbids dogs.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adoption, dog, family life, pets, siblings relations, getting home, family, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder, animal life, reincarnation ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: It's Schluufy's birthday, and the Oogieloves (Goobie, Zoozie and Toofie), along with their friends J. Edgar, Windy Window and Ruffy, are organizing a party. (Shh! It's a secret.) Everything is going along just perfectly until J. Edgar ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Audience: family outing, toddlers, kids
Plot: youth, disorder, escapades, family, young heroes, getting along, friendship, puppets, friends, balloon, birthday
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Chilly Christmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old Bobby Cole and his dog Chilly are best friends, living happily in their Southern California beach house. But when Bobby's father Patrick (C. Thomas Howell), a single parent and police detective, accepts a job in New York City, ...
Style: realistic, exciting, feel good, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: best friends, single parent, pets, heroes, disorder, kidnapping, crimes, young heroes, parents and children, family, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Magic of Lassie (1978)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lassie is claimed from his family by a "former owner" and then braves a cross country trip to rejoin the ones that love her.
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: reunion, best friends, friendship, rescue, pets, animal life, family life, heroes, getting home, family, hopes, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: colorado, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Rascal (1969)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy filled with tenderness as a baby raccoon snuggles his way into the life of a lonely boy. He becomes the boy's only companion during his father's frequent absences. Because of Rascal, both father and son realize their ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pets, disorder, family life, school, friendship, family relations, friends, fish out of water, adoption, misfit, child as adult, animal life ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.2
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Santa Claus (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The first half of this film, set hundreds of years ago, shows how the old man who eventually became Santa Claus was given immortality and chosen to deliver toys to all the children of the world. The second half moves into the modern era, in which ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, touching, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family, adventure, holiday, disorder, mad scientist, village, rescue, fish out of water, child as adult, heroes, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A lonely cat living in a mall pet shop has a sour outlook on life until, in the midst of the holiday rush, she’s swept up into a robbery and a friendship with a human girl.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: shopping mall, christmas, talking cat, teenager, pets, young heroes, escapades, family, adventure, heroes, supernatural ability, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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