Movies like Big Red

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Big Red (1962)
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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, live in a separate house on the estate. To start a line of top show dogs, Haggin purchases the winner of the Montreal Kennel Club show, an Irish setter named Red.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, youth, friendship, family, friends, family relations, orphan, pets, family life, animal life, coming of age, save the day, animal training, dog, canadian, dog movie, dog actor, french canadian
Time: 60s
Place: canada, quebec

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Most similar movies to Big Red

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, feel good, serious and realistic films with plots about family, friends, animal life, family relations, youth, friendship and adventure mostly in Family, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Big Red: The Incredible Journey (1963), Nikki, Wild Dog of the North (1961), Rascal (1969), The Yearling (1994), Smoke (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: exciting, uplifting, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: dog, wilderness, adventure, cat, family, friendship, getting home, animal life, pets, friends, danger, on the road ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Nikki, Wild Dog of the North (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A family film about Nikki, a half-wolf, half-dog raised in the Yukon during the gold rush era. After being separated from her master, Nikki must fend for herself amidst bears, the harsh Yukon weather, and a trapper who wants her skin.
Style: serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wilderness, canadian, orphan, adventurer, friends, family, escapades, danger, defiant, animal life, pets, treasure hunt ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.5
 355
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, feel good, touching, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friends, family, adventure, mischievous children, parents and children, getting home, young heroes, youth, best friends, adoption, family relations, friendship ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.5
 264
The Yearling (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1870s Florida, a rural family struggles to survive. A lonely twelve-year-old son, Jody (Wil Horneff), the lone surviving child, against his mother's better judgment eventually persuades his parents to allow him a pet fawn, which Jody grows ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: coming of age, countryside, family life, animal life, pets, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, family, adventure, orphan, family relations, friends ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 6.8
 101
Smoke (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Chris is haunted by the death of his father and resentful of his stepfather Cal. He befriends a lost dog and names it Smoke, but tries to keep it a secret for fear Cal will take the dog away.
Style: uplifting, emotional, serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: coming of age, family relations, remarry, betrayal, teenage life, animal life, youth, farm, estrangement, family, adventure, dead father ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.9
 5K
Lassie (1994)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An update of the Lassie legend stars Thomas Guiry as a troubled city kid whose family retreats to the country, where he befriends the famous collie and changes for the better. Conflict develops when a ruthless sheep rancher causes trouble for ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, coming of age, family, friendship, animal life, countryside, teenage life, pets, family life, mischievous children, father son relationship, boy dog relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Where the Red Fern Grows (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Where the Red Fern Grows is the heartwarming and adventurous tale for all ages about a young boy and his quest for his own red-bone hound hunting dogs.
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: coming of age, friendship, family relations, friends, animal life, orphan, youth, family, contests and competitions, adventure, parents and children, countryside ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, sentimental
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dog, adventure, family, young heroes, mischievous children, hopes, heroes, getting home, parents and children, family relations, friends, odd couple ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Christmas Bunny (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Christmas Bunny tells the story of a lonely foster child (Sophie Bolen) who finds a lost, injured rabbit in the woods on Christmas Eve. The rabbit is nursed back to health by The Bunny Lady (Florence Henderson), who runs a rabbit rescue in an ...
Style: sentimental, touching, gloomy, serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, friendship, friends, wounded animal, family relations, youth, family in crisis, parents and children, family, coming of age, orphan, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Cowgirls 'n Angels (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of rodeo trick-riders recruits a young girl to join them.
Style: feel good, sentimental, realistic, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: cowgirl, self discovery, friends, direction and purpose, family relations, coming of age, friendship, youth, hopes, parents and children, family, horse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, rescue, coming of age, small town, family, school, youth, best friends, daring rescue, parents and children, young heroes, getting home ...
Time: 90s, year 1962, 1960s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Miracle Dogs Too (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Zack, a young boy, finds two cocker spaniels caged in the woods and takes them home. The animals, Sissy and Buddy, have magical healing powers that change the people of a small town.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: small town, rivalry, heroes, escapades, parents and children, imaginary, family, young heroes, hopes, miraculous event, adventure, retirement home ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.7
 15K
The Bear (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
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: wilderness, survival, animals, friendship, adventure, animal life, family, on the run, youth, rescue, heroic mission, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, british columbia, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.9
 64K
Free Willy (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, France, 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, uplifting, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: human animal relationship, social worker, freedom, killer whale, friendship, happy ending, captivity, animal training, adventure, rescue, animal life, animals ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Where the Red Fern Grows (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set in the Ozark Mountains during the Great Depression, Billy Coleman works hard and saves his earnings for 2 years to achieve his dream of buying two coonhound pups. He develops a new trust in God as he faces overwhelming challenges in adventure ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: coming of age, friendship, parents and children, adventure, hopes, family, contests and competitions, fall in love, follow your dream, chase, family relations, friends ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, semi serious, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: dog, christmas, family gatherings, pets, animal life, disorder, adventure, family, family relations, friends, stowaway, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.5
 90
Danny (1977)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young girl's special love for a horse helps them both.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, youth, teenage life, family, animal life, family relations, friends, young at heart, human animal relationship, girl horse relationship, horse actor, horse
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: feel good, touching, semi serious, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, wilderness, orphan, adventure, family, family life, disorder, animal life, pets, young heroes, forces of nature, unlikely partners ...
Time: 60s
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Young Black Stallion (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: When courageous young Neera becomes separated from her family in the desert, she chances upon a wild colt. Together they find friendship, trust, and their way back home only to discover her family is about to lose everything!
Style: touching, realistic, serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: desert, friendship, horse, adventure, family, young heroes, mischievous children, getting home, heroes, escapades, family life, survival ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Booky & the Secret Santa (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Booky does everything she can to make an enjoyable Christmas, for her family, during the depression as her father is out of work.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, feel good, sentimental
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: unemployment, snobbism, friends, family relations, youth, best friends, friendship, wish come true, family gatherings, hopes, parents and children, family ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Salt Water Moose (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Bobby and his Mom move from Toronto, away from his dad and his baseball team, to a small town in Nova Scotia, he's picked on by all the local kids, except for Jo. And Jo has also befriended a lonely male moose who lives on an island, and ...
Style: semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: moose, parents and children, youth, island, friendship, family life, disorder, animal life, friends, family relations, mischievous children, young heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Dog Who Stopped the War (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: During Christmas' holidays, the children of a village split in two gang to play a snowball war. But that half-tone war scattered some bitterness and make more difficult the mutual attirance between Luc, the chief of the assailant and Sophie one ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: village, village life, family life, disorder, animal life, escapades, family, adventure, family relations, battles, friends, snow ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
An American Girl Adventure (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Pre-American Revolution Virginian girl whose love for the outdoors leads to the friendship of a lifetime. Felicity loves horses, and though her parents plead with her to remain indoors, she years to ride the open plains. When Felicity comes into ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, rescue, best friends, hopes, parents and children, young heroes, family life, animal life, coming of age, horse, father daughter relationship, female protagonist ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: virginia, usa, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 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: realistic, exciting, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: pets, hurricane, family, adventure, coming of age, ocean or sea, friends, escapades, young heroes, heroes, plague, friendship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: pets, friendship, orphan, young heroes, save the day, heroes, family, adventure, youth, best friends, friends, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Summer of the Colt (1989)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Argentina, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This award-winning film by André Melançon -- set on a ranch on the pampas of Argentina -- tells the story of three children spending a summer with their grandfather. The youngest, Felipe, makes friends with a puppy; his older brother, Daniel, ...
Style: realistic, touching, feel good, serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, family, hopes, siblings relations, friends, family relations, youth, farm, coming of age, animal life, teenage life, family life ...
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 584
Running Free (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, History, War
Country: USA, France, South Africa
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The tale of the extraordinary life and times of Lucky, a horse that was born in captivity but achieves his dream of running free with the help of a stableboy.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, orphan, survival, desert, heroes, escapades, family, family relations, friends, chase, fall in love, adventure ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 24K
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, realistic, serious, emotional, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: dog, teenage life, youth, friendship, adventure, pets, escapades, betrayal, rescue, family, family bonds, military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, afghanistan, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 690
Saving Shiloh (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this third movie about Shiloh, Judd Travers is accused of killing a man he once fought in a bar. Everyone in the town consider Judd to be guilty except Marty Preston, but even him has some doubts. Trying to clear Judd's name Marty and his ...
Style: serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: small town, family relations, coming of age, single parent, youth, best friends, family life, pets, small town life, missing person, friends, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Summer of the Monkeys (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: One summer Jay finds four chimps on the prairie who have fallen off a circus cart.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: farm, disability, small town, adoption, countryside, animal life, youth, family, siblings relations, adventure, family relations, friends ...
Time: 1910s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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