Movies like Eight Below

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Eight Below (2006)
 7.3
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Eight Below (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the Antarctic, after an expedition with Dr. Davis McClaren, the sled dog trainer Jerry Shepherd has to leave the polar base with his colleagues due to the proximity of a heavy snow storm. He ties his dogs to be rescued after, but the mission is called-off and the dogs are left alone at their own fortune. For six months, Jerry tries to find a sponsor for a rescue mission.
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, breathtaking, tense, light, inspirational, melancholic, intense, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: dog, survival, rescue, dog sled, expedition, adventure, pets, pilot, scientist, snow, wilderness, research, husky dog, storm, helicopter, loyalty, storytelling, family, heroes, friends, camp, accident, leader, doctor, against the odds ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: antarctica, new zealand, washington d.c., oregon, pasadena california, canada

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Most similar movies to Eight Below

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, touching, realistic and sentimental films with plots about adventure, friendship, family, escapades, dog, animals and mentor mostly in Adventure, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Eight Below: Antarctica (1983), Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009), The Call of the Wild (2020), A Dog's Purpose (2017), White Fang (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Antarctica (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Two Japanese scientists, Ushioda and Ochi, develop a bond with their sled dogs while on an expedition in Antarctica.
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, expedition, wilderness, forces of nature, family, daring rescue, adventure, hopes, heroes, pets, escapades, rescue ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: antarctica, japan, asia, antarctic, hokkaido
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A drama based on the true story of a college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, heartbreaking, sad ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, friendship, loyalty, friends, loss of friend, pets, animals, death, life & death, human animal relationship, loneliness, animal training ...
Time: contemporary, 1930s
Place: japan, usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Call of the Wild (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A sled dog struggles for survival in the wilds of the Yukon.
Style: sincere, captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: dog, wolf, dog sled, gold rush, survival, grizzly bear, disney, gold, snow, danger, friendship, golddigger ...
Time: 19th century, contemporary, 1890s
Place: alaska, yukon
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
A Dog's Purpose (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A dog goes on quest to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes with multiple owners.
Style: touching, sentimental, sweet, sad, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: dog, reincarnation, animals, police dog, human animal relationship, dog movie, life & death, talking animals, transformation, happy ending, adaptation, life philosophy ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 90s, 70s, 1960s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.7
 20K
White Fang (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jack London's classic adventure story about the friendship developed between a Yukon gold hunter and the mixed dog-wolf he rescues from the hands of a man who mistreats him.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, girls' night
Plot: dog, treasure, friendship, pets, human animal relationship, adventure, wilderness, gold, survival, daring rescue, unlikely friendships, adventurer ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, yukon, usa, london, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
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Marley & Me (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A newly married couple who, in the process of starting a family, learn many of life's important lessons from their trouble-loving retriever, Marley. Packed with plenty of laughs to lighten the load, the film explores the highs and lows of ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sad, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: dog, pets, family relations, couple relations, friendship, family, marriage, parenthood, journalist, family life, couples, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, miami, usa, ireland, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Teenager Angus adopts a stray dog and names him Yellow. Several days later, while travelling along the coast of British Columbia with Angus's father, John, the boy and dog become stranded when turbulent waters capsize their boat. Angus's ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, exciting, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: boy dog relationship, survival, wilderness, adventure, pets, friendship, dog, teenage life, young heroes, danger, youth, parents and children ...
Place: canada, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Incredible Journey (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The story of three pets, a cat and two dogs, who lose their owners when they are all on vacation. Can they find their way home?
Style: touching, realistic, serious, uplifting, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, wilderness, adventure, cat, family, friendship, survival, on the road, hopes, getting home, escapades, danger ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Togo (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The untold true story set in the winter of 1925 that takes you across the treacherous terrain of the Alaskan tundra for an exhilarating and uplifting adventure that will test the strength, courage and determination of one man, Leonhard Seppala, and ...
Style: tense, captivating, atmospheric, suspense, exciting
Plot: dog, dog sled, blizzard, adventure, plague, escapades, snow, save the day, puppy, friendship, serum, delivery ...
Time: 1920s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Snow Walker (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A bush pilot in nothern Canada who with the aid of modernity thinks he can handle it all & knows it all. After reluctantly agreeing to transport a local indian girl to a medical facility his light plane crashes & they have to survive whilst ...
Style: serious, emotional, uplifting, realistic, compassionate ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, airplane, human spirit, friendship, adventure, friends, danger, hopes, escapades, stranded, nature ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, post world war two, year 1953, 1950s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 70K
Free Willy (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When maladjusted orphan Jesse vandalizes a theme park, he is placed with foster parents and must work at the park to make amends. There he meets Willy, a young Orca whale who has been separated from his family. Sensing kinship, they form a bond and, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, uplifting, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: human animal relationship, killer whale, freedom, animals, adventure, social worker, friendship, happy ending, captivity, ocean, animal training, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: portland oregon, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 4K
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: golden retriever, friendship, animal life, pets, family, getting home, against the odds, adventure, dog sled, contests and competitions, escapades, husky dog ...
Time: 2000s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Remake of the popular Disney classic, this time featuring some well known voices as two dogs and a cat trek across America encountering all sorts of adventures in the quest to be reunited with their owners.
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, cat, adventure, friendship, pets, wilderness, talking animals, disney, fish out of water, journey, beautiful scenery, wounded animal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, nevada, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
How It Was with Dooms (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An orphaned cheetah becomes the best friend and pet of a young boy living in South Africa.
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, sweet, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: wild animal, lion, rescue, cheetah, family relations, bully, adventure, adventurer, adolescence, youth, escapades, farm ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, south africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Belle & Sebastian (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Belle and Sebastian is set high in the snowy Alps during the Second World War. The resourceful Sebastian is a lonely boy who tames and befriends a giant, wild mountain dog, Belle – even though the villagers believe her to be ‘the beast’ that ...
Style: serious, touching, stylized, realistic
Plot: dog, adventure, world war two, human animal relationship, friendship, orphan, on the road, animal life, dog movie, wounded animal, boy and dog, friends ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1943
Place: alps, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.8
 5K
Alaska (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jake Barnes and his two kids, Sean and Jessie, have moved to Alaska after his wife died. He is a former airline pilot now delivering toilet paper across the mountains. During an emergency delivery in a storm his plane goes down somewhere in the ...
Style: sweet, light, captivating, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, survival, family relations, rescue, danger, escapades, parents and children, polar bear, mountain, air disaster, poacher, pilot ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 452
Silver Wolf (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A ranger (Michael Biehn) and his 16 year old nephew (Shane Meier) struggle to save a wolf from a rancher (Roy Scheider), who is out to kill it.
Style: sentimental, uplifting, feel good, touching, serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wolf, survival, snowboarding, death of father, friendship, human spirit, teenage life, adventure, danger, daring rescue, pets, wilderness ...
Time: 90s
Place: british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 26K
Max (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A dog that helped soldiers in Afghanistan returns to the U.S. and is adopted by his handler's family after suffering a traumatic experience.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: dog, youth, adventure, teenage life, friendship, pets, escapades, betrayal, rescue, family, police investigation, family bonds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, afghanistan, texas, united states, iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Adventures of Milo and Otis (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of two animals and their adventures. Milo, the cat, and Otis, the dog, are two animals who grew up together on the same farm. One day, the two are separated and begin a journey to find each other. The adventurous, and often perilous quest ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sweet, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dog, survival, friendship, pig, fight, milk, cat, chicken, barn, pug, adventure, family ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.6
 8K
Iron Will (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Will Stoneman's father dies, he is left alone to take care of his mother and their land. Needing money to maintain it, he decides to join a cross country dogsled race. This race will require days of racing for long hours, through harsh ...
Style: touching, feel good, captivating, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog sled, train, adventure, family, underdog, ambition, hopes, journalism, sport, contests and competitions, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: alaska, minnesota, canada, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.7
 6K
Andre (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 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, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: friendship, family relations, coming of age, rescue, small town, family, orphan, disorder, social relations, best friends, getting home, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 60s, year 1962, 1960s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.7
 17K
The Bear (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orphan bear cub hooks up with an adult male as they try to dodge human hunters.
Style: touching, uplifting, sentimental, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, wilderness, animals, survival, friendship, dog, animal life, family, heroic mission, escapades, youth, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, british columbia, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Against the Wild 2: Survive the Serengeti (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two kids and their dog must use all their skills to survive in the African bush after a plane crash.
Style: sentimental, realistic, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: air disaster, dog, adventure, youth, survival, pets, danger, child in peril, wilderness, cave, escapades, giraffe ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 7.2
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Born Free (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Born Free (1966) is an Open Road Films Ltd./Columbia Pictures feature film starring Virginia McKenna and Bill Travers as Joy and George Adamson, a real-life couple who raised an orphaned lion cub to adulthood, and released her into the wilds of ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, emotional, uplifting ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: lion, animal rights, lion cub, rifle, wildlife, friends, pets, survival, family, adventure, friendship, adoption ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: kenya, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 24K
Fly Away Home (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Amy is only 13 years old when her mother is killed. She goes to Canada to live with her father, an eccentric inventor whom she barely knows. Amy is miserable in her new life... until she discovers a nest of goose eggs that were abandoned when a ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, serious, emotional ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, chick flick, girls' night ...
Plot: goose, rescue, aviation, tragedy, against the odds, family, death in the family, bird, inventor, adventure, hang glider, earring ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.1
 17K
Free Willy 2 (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jesse becomes reunited with Willy three years after the whale's jump to freedom as the teenager tries to rescue the killer whale and other orcas from an oil spill.
Style: touching, sentimental, sweet, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: killer whale, friendship, whale, family, adventure, daring rescue, rescue, family relations, friend, ocean, island, teenage love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Lassie Come Home (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Remake of 1943 movie based on Eric Knight's book, "Lassie Come Home"
Style: captivating, humorous, touching, suspense, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pet dog, boy dog relationship, animal life, kids and family, pets, dog, north sea, dog actor, journey, escape, dog movie, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Never Cry Wolf (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This film dramatizes the true story of Farley Mowat, when he was sent to the Canadian tundra area to collect evidence of the grievous harm the wolf population was allegedly doing to the caribou herds. In his struggle to survive in that difficult ...
Style: touching, contemplative, realistic, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: wilderness, inuit, dog sled, adventure, mountain, arctic, wolf, snow, survival, mouse, biologist, environmentalism ...
Time: 80s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: alaska, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Free Willy 3: The Rescue (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Willy the whale is back, this time threatened by illegal whalers making money off sushi. Jesse, now 16, has taken a job on an orca-researching ship, along with old friend Randolph and a sarcastic scientist, Drew. On the whaler's ship is captain ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: killer whale, friends, friendship, whale, adventure, ocean, rescue, danger, black market, ocean or sea, hunting, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
 1K
The Aviator (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A 1920s mail pilot and a rich man's daughter crash-land on a mountain full of hungry wolves.
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, inspirational, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wilderness, survival, rescue, human spirit, adventure, danger, opposites attract, save the day, daring rescue, forces of nature, isolation, against the odds ...
Time: 1920s, 80s, year 1918, 70s
Place: texas, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%