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Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog (1995)
 6.4
 2K
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 parents relentlessly badger rescue teams. Angus, schooled by his father in wilderness survival skills, and assisted by the intelligent Yellow Dog, tries to attract rescuers.
Style: serious, emotional, sentimental, melancholic, harsh, absurd, scenic, light, romantic, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: survival, wilderness, rescue, family, adventure, adoption, teenage life, youth, friendship, heroes, friends, family relations, parents and children, pets, cliche, family life, danger, animal life, escapades, young heroes, daring rescue, signal, dog, boat, island ...
Place: canada, london

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Most similar movies to Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, feel good, touching and melancholic films with plots about adventure, family, friends, danger, heroes, animal life and friendship mostly in Family, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog: Charlie, the Lonesome Cougar (1967), Alaska (1996), Lassie (1994), Nikki, Wild Dog of the North (1961), Silver Wolf (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, touching, feel good, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, wilderness, orphan, adventure, family, adoption, moral dilemma, social differences, danger, getting home, young heroes, family relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.7
 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: feel good, semi serious, scenic, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: survival, adventure, danger, rescue, airplane, poacher, pilot, polar bear, family, escapades, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 1990s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, coming of age, small town, family, friendship, family life, heroes, animal life, rivalry, teenage life, pets, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
White Fang 2: Myth of the White Wolf (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A boy and his dog, White Fang, must try to save the noble Haida tribe from evil white men in turn-of-the-century Alaska.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, intense, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, friendship, survival, anti heroes, family relations, legends and myths, daring rescue, friends, danger, treasure hunt, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, 1890s, 80s
Place: alaska, usa, san francisco, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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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: exciting, serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: wilderness, canadian, forces of nature, escapades, daring rescue, friends, young heroes, babies and infants, getting home, family, adventurer, orphan ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.4
 363
Silver Wolf (1999)
Genre: Adventure, 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: uplifting, realistic, serious, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: survival, family relations, daring rescue, dealing with death, dangerous animal, adventure, parents and children, family, teenage life, human spirit, pets, animal life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Benji the Hunted (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Benji has become stranded on a remote island after a boating accident. He finds himself struggling to survive in the wilderness, avoiding close encounters with a wolf, a bear, and a territorial female cougar with her cub.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wilderness, lost at sea, cougar, hunter, family, adventure, parents and children, family relations, escapades, couple relations, love and romance, orphan ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
White Wolves II: Legend of the Wild (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: As a plea-bargain to clear their school records, a group of misfit teens ventures into the majestic but unforgiving wilderness to help a young naturalist save the vanishing wolves. After they encountered unexpected incident, they are aided by the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, misfit, adventurer, rescue, family life, animal life, teenage life, heroes, friends, survival, danger, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 4.8
 2K
Bingo (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bingo, the runaway circus dog, is off the leash and saving Chuckie's life! Bingo and the boy become the best of friends in this canine comedy featuring doggy disguises and skateboarding, pinball and prison. Chuckie and his parents (Cindy ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, not serious, satirical ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dog, on the road, rescue, family, adventure, friendship, danger, youth, adoption, missing person, heroes, animal life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, feel good, realistic, exciting, uplifting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dog, wilderness, adventure, cat, family, friendship, escapades, danger, obsessive quest, animal life, pets, on the road ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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, friendship, adventure, animal life, family, youth, on the run, rescue, heroic mission, escapades, nature ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, british columbia, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Black Stallion Returns (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: "Black" is a stunning fire-and-silk stallion celebrated the world over. But to his young American owner, Alec Ramsay (Kelly Reno), he's much more. So, when the amazing animal is stolen, Alec will stop at nothing to get him back. Alec ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, tense, melancholic, exciting ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: desert, friendship, kidnapping, horse, adventure, family, danger, youth, rivalry, race against time, chases and races, friends ...
Place: morocco, africa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.9
 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, touching, feel good
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: puppy, family, pets, mischievous children, friends, adventure, heroic mission, daring rescue, young heroes, survival, danger, rescue ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, rescue, coming of age, small town, family, best friends, danger, youth, friends, mischievous children, parents and children, getting home ...
Time: 90s, year 1962, 1960s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.2
 4K
Benji (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Benji is a stray who has nonetheless worked his way into the hearts of a number of the townspeople, who give him food and attention whenever he stops by. His particular favorites are a pair of children who feed and play with him against the wishes ...
Style: sentimental, tense, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: rescue, dog, animal actor, kidnapping, friendship, hostage, family, adventure, danger, youth, longing, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.4
 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, feel good, semi serious, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, rescue, family, animal actor, adoption, animal life, heroes, small town life, friendship, small town, pets, disorder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Amazing Panda Adventure (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Far from home in the lush bamboo forests of China, ten-year-old Ryan Tyler, with the help of a young girl, goes on a wonderful journey to rescue a baby panda taken by poachers.
Style: semi serious, humorous, scary, idiotic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, family, poacher, panda, on the run, survival, friends, family relations, parents and children, adventurer, animal life, disorder ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Zeus and Roxanne (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mary Beth is a marine biologist that gets annoyed when a dog called Zeus stows aboard her research boat. Nevertheless she is intrigued when the intrusive canine makes best-friends with her captive dolphin, Roxanne. She falls in love with Zeus's ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, rescue, single parent, opposites attract, friendship, family, romance, best friends, danger, youth, fall in love, pets ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 5.3
 9K
Flipper (1996)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sandy Ricks is sent by his mom to Coral Key, a rustic island in the Florida keys, to spend the summer with his uncle Porter Ricks. Sandy dislikes everything about his new environment until a new friend comes into his life, a dolphin named Flipper, ...
Style: exciting, realistic, feel good, touching, sincere ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: florida keys, summer, family, adventure, friendship, escapades, young heroes, friends, island, danger, youth, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.1
 761
Cheetah (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An American boy and girl, spending six months in Kenya with their scientist parents adopt a cheetah, only to realize that they must set it loose so that it can learn to hunt and be free. However, when the animal is captured by poachers planning to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, romantic, twist ending ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: poacher, cheetah, rhinoceros, teenage life, disney, family, elephant, adventure, friendship, heroes, pets, getting home ...
Time: 80s
Place: kenya, africa, usa, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.1
 1K
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: semi serious, humorous, exciting, realistic, touching ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: pets, hurricane, family, adventure, teenage life, heroes, friendship, escapades, young heroes, friends, animal life, plague ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.0
 15K
Free Willy 2 (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, USA
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, whale, killer whale, family, adventure, island, siblings relations, parents and children, theme park, rescue, youth, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
White Wolves: A Cry in the Wild II (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A two-week trek through the Cascade Mountains tries the survival instincts of five adventurous teenagers. At first, it's all a good time. Shooting the rapids, exploring caves and making new friends. But when an accident occurs, Mother Nature ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: wilderness, cave, wolf, heroes, youth, danger, treasure hunt, adventure, family relations, forces of nature, family life, animal life ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Sea Gypsies (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man and a woman and 3 children start to sail around the world. They are shipwrecked near an uninhabited isle. This island is full of wild animals and it is very dangerous for them in the begining. They live through a lot of wonderful adventure ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: stowaway, island, wilderness, survival, pelican, forces of nature, daring rescue, family, dangerous animal, confined, parents and children, escapades ...
Time: 70s
Place: alaska, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friends, friendship, ship, killer whale, whale, family, adventure, young heroes, family relations, save the day, escapades, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Black Stallion (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion that is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on. When it tragically sinks both he and the horse survive only to be stranded on a ...
Style: touching, sentimental, uplifting, exciting, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: horse, survival, rescue, friendship, training, poker, barn, shipwreck, boy, island, adventure, family ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.6
 7K
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: feel good, touching, uplifting, captivating, serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: train, adventure, family, underdog, ambition, gambling, journalism, rivalry, friendship, friends, hopes, sport ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: minnesota, canada, usa, alaska, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Last Flight of Noah's Ark (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The only chance to escape a desert island is to convert the plane carrying many different animals into a boat.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: airplane, island, stowaway, aviation, castaway, misfit, on the run, survival, adventurer, rescue, family, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 1K
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: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: dog, golden retriever, balloon, pets, teaching the ways of the world, family, adventure, friends, young heroes, escapades, disorder, heroes ...
Place: australia, cross country, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Rusty: A Dog's Tale (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two orphans named Jory and Tess live with their grandparents. However, their cousins Bart and Bertha try to take them away because the two kids have trust funds from their dead parents. When Bart and Bertha kidnap the newborn puppies, Rusty the dog ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, dog, child custody, daring rescue, anti heroes, getting home, young heroes, friends, hopes, mischievous children, family relations, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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