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Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog (1995)
 6.4
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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: emotional, serious, sentimental, melancholic, harsh, absurd, scenic, light, romantic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: wilderness, survival, adventure, rescue, family, young heroes, daring rescue, adoption, friendship, parents and children, danger, escapades, heroes, dog, family relations, friends, pets, teenage life, animal life, family life, youth, signal, cliche, 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 feel good, semi serious, touching and humorous films with plots about adventure, family, danger, escapades, heroes, friends and animal life mostly in Family, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog: Nikki, Wild Dog of the North (1961), Silver Wolf (1999), Charlie, the Lonesome Cougar (1967), Alaska (1996), Benji the Hunted (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Nikki, Wild Dog of the North (1961)
Genre: Family, Adventure
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, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wilderness, canadian, adventurer, adventure, young heroes, family, daring rescue, survival, treasure hunt, forces of nature, danger, escapades ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.3
 361
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: serious, feel good, realistic, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: survival, daring rescue, adventure, wilderness, danger, escapades, dangerous animal, family, pets, dealing with death, human spirit, friendship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wilderness, friendship, adventure, family, orphan, dangerous animal, mischievous children, bear, wild animal, young heroes, getting home, adoption ...
Time: 60s
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 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: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, survival, pilot, poacher, polar bear, rescue, airplane, family, danger, young heroes, daring rescue, missing father ...
Time: 1990s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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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: semi serious, exciting, humorous, intense, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, family, anti heroes, pets, friendship, daring rescue, wilderness, save the day, survival, good versus evil, danger, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, usa, san francisco, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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: serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, misfit, adventure, survival, teenage life, family, animal life, family life, danger, escapades, adventurer, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wilderness, lost at sea, cougar, hunter, family, adventure, rescue, friendship, parents and children, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 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, serious, realistic, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wilderness, survival, dangerous animal, dog, friendship, adventure, family, on the run, trapper, rocky mountains, summer, spring ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, british columbia, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, pets, best friends, mischievous children, puppy, millionaire, kidnapping, adventure, odd couple, young heroes, daring rescue, getting home ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: humorous, semi serious, tense, melancholic, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, adventure, kidnapping, family, young heroes, daring rescue, getting home, race against time, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, friends, danger ...
Place: africa, morocco, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
My Side of the Mountain (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Film adaption of the novel by Jean Craighead George. A family movie made by Paramount Studios, the story revolves around thirteen-year old Sam Gribley (Teddy Eccles), a devotee of Thoreau, as many were back in the in 1960's. Sam decides to ...
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, wilderness, mountain, adventure, adventurer, young heroes, family, forces of nature, danger, escapades, youth, human spirit ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: feel good, serious, realistic, exciting, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: adventure, dog, wilderness, cat, family, on the road, pets, friendship, getting home, bear, obsessive quest, animal life ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 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, semi serious, feel good, touching, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, coming of age, small town, family, friendship, pets, adventure, countryside, youth, family relations, friends, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Further Adventures of the Wilderness Family (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Wilderness Family now face terrifying times in fierce winter storms, an avalanche, and being attacked by a ferocious pack of hungry wolves. Watch as America's favorite family stands strong together to prove that the best things in life are ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, winter, adventure, survival, parents and children, family, family in danger, family life, danger, escapades, family relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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, not serious, feel good, touching, satirical ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, on the road, adventure, family, rescue, best friends, friendship, pets, pet, animal life, youth, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Young Black Stallion (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 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: serious, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: desert, horse, friendship, mischievous children, family, wilderness, young heroes, adventure, human animal relationship, getting home, rescue, survival ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: semi serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wolf, cave, wilderness, adventure, adventurer, survival, hiking, family, treasure hunt, friendship, forces of nature, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: humorous, semi serious, scary, idiotic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, adventurer, animal life, on the run, survival, parents and children, friends, family relations, disorder, panda, poacher ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: stowaway, pelican, island, wilderness, survival, adventure, adventurer, family, dangerous animal, shipwreck, sailboat, ocean or sea ...
Time: 70s
Place: alaska, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: island, aviation, castaway, airplane, stowaway, adventure, countryside, adventurer, dangerous animal, pacific island, kids and family, young heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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: feel good, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: rescue, dog, friendship, hostage, animal actor, kidnapping, family, adventure, young heroes, parents and children, danger, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: rescue, dog, child custody, mischievous children, young heroes, family, adventure, daring rescue, getting home, family life, danger, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pets, dog, balloon, golden retriever, adventure, best friends, young heroes, family, getting home, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, animal life ...
Place: australia, sydney australia, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Movie in collections
 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: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: friendship, small town, rescue, family, coming of age, adventure, best friends, mischievous children, school, young heroes, getting home, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 1960s, year 1962
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, feel good, humorous, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, single parent, rescue, friendship, family, opposites attract, romance, best friends, adventure, mischievous children, marine biologist, odd couple ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Lost Treasure of Sawtooth Island (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Danny Quinn (Seth Bernard) lives with one great dream... he wants to prove his late father was right about a pirate treasure in the depths of Lake Michigan.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, pirate, single parent, family, young heroes, rescue, friendship, curses spells and rituals, family life, danger, escapades ...
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.2
 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, serious, feel good, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: florida keys, summer, family, adventure, friendship, animal life, coming of age, island, youth, friends, young heroes, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Told from Mowgli's point of view, it's the story of how a boy became a mancub and a mancub became a man.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: jungle, adventure, mischievous children, young heroes, family, friendship, kids in trouble, animal life, coming of age, danger, youth, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.9
 189
Kid Colter (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Boston boy escapes from spies and survives in the wild with tricks from his mountain-man father.
Style: semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wilderness, survival, kidnapping, danger, adventure, escapades, family, espionage, parents and children, confined, heroes, child driving car ...
Time: 80s
⇓ 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: serious, exciting, sentimental, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: horse, rescue, survival, friendship, barn, shipwreck, training, poker, boy, island, adventure, family ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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