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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: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: pets, friendship, orphan, adventure, save the day, young heroes, youth, memory loss, disorder, animal life, santa claus, orphanage, christmas, dog, dog actor, best friends, family, heroes, friends, dancing, christmas movie, holiday, north pole, singing, song ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 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 young 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, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, save the day, pets, hopes, holiday, dog, santa claus, christmas movie, owner dog relationship, christmas present, adventure, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dog, christmas, adventure, family, stowaway, youth, family gatherings, family relations, disorder, pets, animal life, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 3K
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: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: friendship, against the odds, pets, getting home, family, adventure, animal life, save the day, escapades, contests and competitions, ambition, golden retriever ...
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, semi serious, not serious, entertaining
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: buddies, dog, legend, disorder, escapades, supernatural, youth, animal life, family, imaginary, dog movie, curse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 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: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, dog, adventure, friendship, animal life, young heroes, save the day, escapades, danger, youth, rivalry, pets ...
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: moon, dog, heroic mission, babies and infants, escapades, daring rescue, heroes, chases and races, getting home, adventure, mischievous children, young heroes ...
Time: 2000s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.2
 2K
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: santa claus, friends, friendship, disorder, family life, young heroes, save the day, family, family relations, memory loss, romance, holiday ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, friendship, teddy bear, talking dog, mischievous children, heroes, getting home, friends, family relations, adventure, family, young heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.8
 3K
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: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: puppy, pets, family, danger, rescue, buddies, partners, animal life, disorder, friendship, friends, youth ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 2K
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: touching, exciting, feel good, melancholic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, friendship, animal life, young heroes, teenage life, danger, youth, pets, healing power, father son relationship, dolphins ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
 3K
Shiloh (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An abused beagle runs away from his owner. On the road, he meets young Marty Preston and follows him home. The boy immediately forms a bond with the dog and names him Shiloh. His stern father won't let him keep the dog because it belongs to ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, rescue, pets, family, friendship, hopes, heroes, disorder, small town life, animal life, adventure, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Thief Lord (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Luxembourg, UK, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A tale about two young boys, Prosper and Bo, who flee to Venice after being orphaned and dumped in the care of a cruel auntie. Hiding in the canals and alleyways of the city, the boys are befriended by a gang of young urchins and their enigmatic ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, exciting, serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: orphan, mischievous children, escapades, friendship, imaginary, young heroes, adventure, secret, magic, police, nun, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: touching, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, heroes, hopes, young heroes, family relations, friends, odd couple, adventure, getting home, mischievous children, family, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 4K
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, hopes, mischievous children, young heroes, siblings relations ...
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, human animal relationship, pets, family life, mischievous children, reincarnation, youth, animal life, disorder, parents and children, adoption, orphan ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
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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, realistic, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, small town, adventurer, young heroes, mischievous children, adventure, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, family, family relations, power relations, friends ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, usa, missouri, mississippi river, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.7
 6K
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, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, small town, coming of age, rescue, family, family life, animal life, pets, young heroes, daring rescue, teenage life, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s, 1960s, year 1962
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friends, boy, part animation, miniaturization, rescue, wish come true, siblings relations, young heroes, imaginary, mischievous children, heroes, orphan ...
Place: australia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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: teenager, pets, christmas, shopping mall, friendship, talking cat, supernatural ability, heroes, adventure, escapades, rescue, sarcasm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: golden retriever, sport, dog, baseball, college, friends, family relations, sport team, young heroes, contests and competitions, family, hopes ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.4
 626
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: sentimental, touching, feel good, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, animal training, friends, family, adventure, save the day, youth, orphan, coming of age, friendship, pets, animal life ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.1
 2K
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, feel good, touching
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: golden retriever, balloon, dog, pets, adventure, escapades, young heroes, teaching the ways of the world, getting home, heroes, family, partners ...
Place: australia, cross country, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, feel good, touching
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: reindeer, santa claus, christmas, family life, child as adult, friends, family relations, imaginary, village life, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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: feel good, touching, offbeat, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, coming of age, friendship, friends, family relations, disorder, imaginary kingdom, mischievous children, escapades, wish come true, imaginary ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.4
 260
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: offbeat, touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: heroes, family, disorder, animal life, captivity, misfit, friendship, school, rescue, danger, youth, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: feel good, sincere, funny, light, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: santa claus, memory loss, christmas, save the day, family relations, parents and children, family life, family, elf, wish come true, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, rescue, odd couple, misfit, fish out of water, family relations, friends, small town life, young heroes, family, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 3.8
 2K
Gordy (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A talking pig named Gordy becomes involved in a quest to save his family from the slaughterhouse.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, light, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: on the road, pig, rescue, animal life, heroic mission, danger, journey, farm, friendship, talking animals, adventure, kids and family ...
Place: st. louis missouri, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Christmas Story (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Finland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Hundreds of years ago in Lapland, a little boy named Nikolas loses his family in an accident. The villagers decide to look after the orphaned boy together. Once a year - at Christmas - Nikolas moves to a new home. To show his gratitude, Nikolas ...
Style: feel good, touching, captivating, serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, santa claus, apprentice, friendship, village, christmas, young heroes, selflessness, toys, secret, carpenter, youth ...
Place: finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Charlie, the Lonesome Cougar (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A heartwarming Disney classic in which a cougar, who was rescued as a cub and raised by a group of loggers in the Pacific Northwest, reverts back to his natural instincts, leading to hilarious (and dangerous) consequences.
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, wilderness, orphan, adventure, family, adoption, social differences, moral dilemma, disorder, young heroes, mischievous children, escapades ...
Time: 60s
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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