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Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog (1995)
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Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog
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: emotional, serious, sentimental, melancholic, harsh, absurd, scenic, light, romantic, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, family, wilderness, survival, adoption, dog, boat, island, young heroes, kids and family, daring rescue, children, rescue, stranded, animals, childhood, natural disaster, friendship, catastrophe, chase, parents and children, beautiful scenery, danger, life philosophy, happy ending ...
Place: canada, london

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

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out melancholic, touching, feel good and semi serious films with plots about catastrophe, runaway, dialogue, mentor, family, animals and culture clash mostly in Family, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog: Alaska (1996), Lassie (1994), Benji the Hunted (1987), Iron Will (1994), Charlie, the Lonesome Cougar (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Alaska
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: adventure, family, survival, wilderness, young heroes, single father, kids and family, daring rescue, rescue, children, childhood, airplane ...
Time: 1990s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 5.9
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Lassie
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, semi serious, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, dog, friendship, pets, adventure, children, kids and family, coming of age, animals, countryside, small town, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Benji the Hunted
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, adventure, dog, wilderness, rescue, animals, survival, friendship, children, camp, parents and children, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   68%
 
White Fang 2: Myth of the White Wolf
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: semi serious, exciting, humorous, intense, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, family, friendship, survival, dog, indians, native americans, anti heroes, pets, wilderness, daring rescue, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, usa, san francisco, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   66%
 
 6.5
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Iron Will
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: serious, feel good, realistic, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, underdog, dog, racing, death, contests and competitions, children, free speech, train, mentor, disney ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: minnesota, canada, usa, cuba, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   60%
 
Charlie, the Lonesome Cougar
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, semi serious, touching, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, family, friendship, wilderness, dangerous animal, talking animals, animals, mischievous children, children, young heroes, disney, camp ...
Time: 60s
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   75%
 
 5.7
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Andre
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, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: family, friendship, adventure, best friends, animals, mischievous children, children, young heroes, school, small town, rescue, getting home ...
Time: 90s, 1960s, year 1962
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   82%
 
 6.1
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Cheetah
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, feel good, humorous, romantic, twist ending ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, buddies, animals, children, mischievous children, kids and family, odd couple, disney, young heroes, talking animals, daring rescue ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, kenya, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   55%
 
 7.3
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Eight Below
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
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 ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, captivating, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick
Plot: survival, adventure, family, wilderness, dog, daring rescue, expedition, pilot, beautiful scenery, natural disaster, animals, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: antarctica, canada, washington d.c., new zealand, pasadena california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   50%
 
The Incredible Journey
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: feel good, serious, realistic, exciting, uplifting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, family, wilderness, dog, friendship, animals, on the road, pets, disney, kids and family, getting home, children ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   67%
 
 5.0
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Free Willy 2
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, friendship, island, rescue, ocean, greed, ocean or sea, rock, ecology, siblings relations, natural disaster ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   51%
 
 5.2
 9K
Flipper
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, serious, feel good, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, adventure, friendship, shark, animal life, island, coming of age, animals, youth, kids and family, friends, young heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   54%
 
 6.4
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Shiloh
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, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, family, adoption, rescue, mischievous children, small town, animals, hunting, young heroes, children, kids and family, adventure ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   67%
 
The Journey of Natty Gann
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: America is in the depths of the Great Depression. Families drift apart when faraway jobs beckon. In this masterful, atmospheric adventure, a courageous young girl (Meredith Salenger) confronts overwhelming odds when she embarks on a cross-country ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: adventure, family, friendship, coming of age, runaway, on the road, kids and family, parents and children, beautiful scenery, childhood, rich and poor, love story ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: usa, california, london, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   51%
 
The Black Stallion Returns
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, melancholic, exciting, dramatic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, family, friendship, desert, young heroes, racing, daring rescue, dialogue, getting home, race against time, mentor, parents and children ...
Place: africa, morocco, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   47%
 
The Amazing Panda Adventure
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: humorous, semi serious, scary, idiotic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, adventurer, children, rescue, animals, wilderness, save the day, kids and family, mentor, adoption, childhood ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   46%
 
 6.2
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Benji
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, semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family, dog, adventure, friendship, kidnapping, rescue, young heroes, talking animals, children, camp, kids and family, animals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   57%
 
 7.7
 15K
The Bear
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, serious, realistic, captivating, breathtaking ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wilderness, survival, adventure, family, hunting, nature, dangerous animal, animals, humanity, on the run, childhood, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, antarctica, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   51%
 
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Free Willy
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, France
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, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, killer whale, human animal relationship, family, adventure, animals, unlikely friendships, rescue, animal life, happy ending, freedom, social worker ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   44%
 
 4.8
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Bingo
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, not serious, feel good, satirical, absurd ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, family, adventure, friendship, on the road, best friends, pets, children, kidnapping, animal life, natural disaster, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   62%
 
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Fly Away Home
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: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: family, father daughter relationship, birds, single parent, young heroes, beautiful scenery, parenthood, childhood, divorce, dealing with death, children, animals ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   56%
 
The Jungle Book
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Raised by wild animals since childhood, Mowgli is drawn away from the jungle by the beautiful Kitty. But Mowgli must eventually face corrupt Capt. Boone, who wants both Kitty's hand and the treasures of Monkey City – a place only Mowgli can ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, exciting, intense, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: jungle, adventure, family, survival, british, treasure hunt, friendship, self discovery, treasure, animals, adventurer, wilderness ...
Time: 90s, victorian era
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   46%
 
Zeus and Roxanne
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, family, romance, best friends, adventure, animals, mischievous children, goth, odd couple, single parent, children, dolphins ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   46%
 
Monkey Trouble
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dodger, a criminal monkey, belongs to a crooked street performer but escapes his life of crime only to end up in the arms of Eva, an innocent little girl whose mother has no idea that her daughter is harboring a fugitive.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, monkey, adventure, adoption, friendship, mischievous children, kids and family, single parent, young heroes, parents and children, childhood, children ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   49%
 
Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When the pets accidentally get separated from their vacationing owners, Chance, Shadow, and Sassy navigate the mean streets of San Francisco, trying to find their home across the Golden Gate Bridge. But the road is blocked by a series of hazards, ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, exciting, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, dog, odd couple, talking animals, kids and family, animals, getting home, wilderness, rescue, airport, disney ...
Place: san francisco, california, canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   51%
 
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Flipper
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, feel good, realistic, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, young heroes, friends, animals, pets, ocean or sea, opposites attract, dialogue, friendship, fish, plague ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   55%
 
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Born Free
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
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, emotional, serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: survival, adventure, family, friendship, death, indians, human spirit, animals, prison escape, chase, mentor, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   54%
 
For the Love of Benji
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Benji is lost and becomes a stray animal in Athens, Greece, trying to reunite with his family while secret agents pursue him, trying to get a formula which was glued to his paw in order to get it past customs.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, light
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, dog, friendship, chase, adventure, family life, fish out of water, children, kids and family, animals, anti heroes, natural disaster ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   56%
 
The Gnome-Mobile
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric millionaire and his grandchildren are embroiled in the plights of some forest gnomes who are searching for the rest of their tribe. While helping them, the millionaire is suspected of being crazy because he's seeing gnomes! ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, family, magic, chase, good versus evil, mischievous children, talking animals, children, odd couple, childhood, mental institution, disney ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   39%
 
Free Willy 3: The Rescue
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: family, adventure, friendship, friends, best friends, ocean or sea, mentor, hunting, rescue, survival, animals, children ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   53%
 
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