Movies like Final Approach 2005

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Final Approach (2005)
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Final Approach (2005)
Original name: Junior Pilot
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ricky is a ten-year-old daydreamer and expert on his computer flight simulator program. While on a cross-country flight for a school field trip, Ricky gets the uneasy feeling that his plane is about to be hijacked!
Plot: child hero, teenager, child, treasure, pilot, kidnapping, coach, doctor, boy, girl, father son relationship, little boy, airliner, 11 year old, boy hero, gurney

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Most similar movies to Final Approach

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, feel good and realistic films with plots about boy, father son relationship, family relations, friendship, teenager, child and family mostly in Family, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Final Approach: Jillian's Travels: Africa (2012), Becoming Jesse Tate (2009), Jessica Darling's It List (2016), Bambi's Childhood (1985), I Believe (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Lost Treasure of the Knights Templar III: The Mystery of the Snake Crown (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The snake crown is stolen (or taken back) from the Knight Templars by the earth worshippers of Crete; the three kids try to retrieve it on behalf of the Knight Templars.
Plot: crown, treasure, tourism, kidnapping, friendship, teenager, child in peril, malta, strong female character, strong female lead, children, friend ...
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95%
Jillian's Travels: Africa (2012)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Viewers will take a trip into the heart of Africa, and become immersed in a spectacular world where wild animals seem so close you can touch them.
Plot: safari, animal, animals, girl, boy, children, travel, diary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Becoming Jesse Tate (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jesse Tate is a vivacious thirteen year-old girl trying to cope with life while keeping a family secret. She struggles to be part of the "in crowd" and the weird new feeling that boys really aren't that dumb. It's a lot for ...
Plot: prison, cheerleader, teenager, religion
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91%
Jessica Darling's It List (2016)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Jessica Darling – a smart, witty, opinionated girl heading into 7th grade – was never too concerned about where she'd fit in the middle school hierarchy. But before her first day of school, her older sister — the super popular Bethany, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: teens
Plot: middle school, popular girl, cheerleading, teenage girl, teenager, female protagonist, friendship, teenage life, girl, school, sister sister relationship, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Bambi's Childhood (1985)
Genre: Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 79 min.
Story: First of the two movies bases on the novel "Bambi, a Life in the Woods" written by Felix Salten.
Plot: female director, family relations, boy, nature, father son relationship, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Scoot & Kassie's Christmas Adventure (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Luke Perry stars in this heartwarming "tail." Kassie, her friends and her dog, Scoot, organize a holiday fundraiser, but must protect the cash from some crooks in order to save Christmas.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, friends, animal life, escapades, youth, family, single parent, small town, friendship, family relations, dog, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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I Believe (2017)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A 9 year old boy experiences God's power in a supernatural way.
Style: sincere, atmospheric, thought provoking, disturbing, serious
Plot: prayer, god, church, christian, childhood, faith, father son relationship, society, parents and children, little boy, christianity, religion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Au Pair 3: Adventure in Paradise (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Caldwells take a family trip to Puerto Rico where their father is also securing a secret business deal, while the kids find their own paths. Eight years have passed since the events of Au Pair, and newly graduated as his high school's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: nanny, family life, parents and children, family business, family, youth, family relations, prank, father son relationship, ant, swimming pool, beach ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Popples (1986)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Story: Bonnie and Billy have to rescue the Popples when their parents accidentally send them to Goodwill following a surprise remodel of the family's attic.
Plot: store, rescue, kitchen, newspaper, search, dinner, watching television, toy, donation, breakfast, station wagon, backpack ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.0
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Oliver's Ghost (2011)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old Oliver has a unique ability to see "full-bodied apparitions," otherwise known as ghosts. When his family moves from the bustling city to an older home in the suburbs, only Oliver is able to see the spirit of Clive Rutledge ...
Style: sincere, captivating, semi serious, light
Plot: haunted house, boy, ghost, school bully, attic, new house, moving, family relations, unlikely friendships, suburbs, reading a letter, dysfunctional family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
My Friend the Vagabond (1984)
Genre: Family
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Nazario is a wanderer who makes his living playing an old guitar in the streets of Madrid. From what he gets, he lives together with Sam, an orphan of eight years, which he hosted for charity and adores. The problem is that a wealthy and childless ...
Plot: drifter, friendship, mouse, guitar, child, frog, businessman, christmas, kidnapping, police, street musician, police commissioner
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78%
 5.5
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Turkles (2011)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: TURKLES is the tale of a group of curious kids from fictitious "Camp Loggerhead" who embark on an adventure to solve the mystery of the missing sea turtle eggs. Led by two determined 13-year-olds, the clever campers must overcome dangerous ...
Plot: sea turtle, ocean, turtle, environment, children, poaching, teenager, summer, beach, conservation
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77%
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Anton (1996)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Anton is 10 years old. Anton's father was a jet fighter pilot who died in an accident. Anton's mother told Anton that his father is flying angels around in heaven. Anton is obsessed with aeroplanes (his bedroom is full of models and ...
Plot: bed wetting, schoolboy, model airplane, loss of father, danish, school, death, airplane, biplane, classroom, garage, airforce ...
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Out of the Wilderness (1998)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A raven becomes a family pet after it saves the life of a little girl. Later, the family repays the favor by saving the bird from their neighbors who demand its immediate destruction. Stars David Carradine, David Naughton
Style: touching, humorous, sincere, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, escapades, family, danger, animal life, child, raven, wilderness, heroes, rivalry, child in peril
Place: alaska, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.8
 464
Buffalo Dreams (2005)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Josh Townsend finds himself living in New Mexico after his father's new job requires the family to move from their home in Utah. While acclimating to his new surroundings, Josh becomes involved with a group of teens attempting to preserve the ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, touching
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, teenage life, young heroes, youth, escapades, family relations, fish out of water, parents and children, interracial friendship, mute, native american reservation, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico, utah, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Necessary Parties (1988)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Chris Mills goes to court to prevent his parents from ending their marriage.
Plot: marriage, teenager, family relations, lawsuit, mechanic, lawyer, junior high school, middle school, boy hero, 14 year old, disturbed child, high school friend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Rocket's Red Glare (2000)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Story: A troubled 17-year-old Todd Baker restores a Mercury Redstone rocket as a science project with the help of his ex-astronaut grandfather. When a NASA emergency leaves a space shuttle and its crew in danger, Todd's rocket is the only one ready ...
Plot: widow, single mother, meteorite, rocket, teenager, rocket launching, science project, recovery, grandfather grandson relationship, grandfather, death of father, space shuttle ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.8
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Little Heroes (1999)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Harry Burton is going to fly to Washington DC to testify against his former employer, which could hardly hurt the whole tobacco industry. For two days, Harry and his wife Shelly have let their kid Charlie alone in the big house, only with their maid ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: domestic disturbance, anti heroes, child as adult, kidnapping, when the parents are away, isolation, anti hero, save the day, pets, young heroes, crimes, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Peter Bell (2002)
Genre: Family
Country: Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Peter is a cheerful, but not a very obedient boy who is growing In a very ordinary Dutch family. His pranks amuse some and cause a lot of trouble to others. Peter pranks are so numerous and incredible, that hit the front pages of city newspapers. ...
Plot: female director, practical joke, gun, paperboy, police, snow, friendship, newspaper, pharmacy, aunt, school, zeppelin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Flicka 2 (2010)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Carrie is a big-city teenager whose life is turned upside down when she moves to a horse ranch in Wyoming to live with her father. But everything changes when Carrie meets Flicka, a wild, jet-black mustang who's just as free-spirited and ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: girl horse relationship, wild horse, horse ranch, horse riding, horse, coming of age, teenager, ranch, family relations, farm, animal life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Cossacks-Robbers (1980)
Genre: Family, Mystery
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 63 min.
Story: In Krasnodar district, during the first years after World War II, a detective story - in which a group of children from a southern seaside town help to neutralize a gang of ruthless thieves - emerges out of young Shurka's discovery of a ...
Plot: boy, little boy, swimming, bandit, ship, arrest, police, child, vigilante, dog, little girl, fireworks ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Peter Bell II: The Hunt for the Czar Crown (2003)
Genre: Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rascally Pietje and his Black Hand gang tangle with villain Stark as he and two cronies scheme to steal a priceless royal crown.
Plot: female director, children, beach, prison, wedding, escape, public humiliation, kidnapping, swimwear, falling, butt naked, nosebleed ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Far til fire's vilde ferie (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Denmark
Story: A wild holiday of the father of four and his family.
Plot: child, burglary, children, family relations, boy, girl
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Adventure of A.R.I.: My Robot Friend (2020)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A teenager summons the courage to help a friendly robot known as A.R.I. kidnapped by a ruthless lab director working for a powerful corporation seeking to turn him into a dangerous weapon in order to rule the world.
Style: exciting, stylized, feel good, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: children, childhood, a.i., robot, hi-tech, computer animation, chase, adventure, robotics, runaway, imaginary, compassion ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Who's Afraid of the Wolf (2008)
Genre: Family
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A 6 year-old girl is transfixed by the Little Red Riding Hood story, which her mother dutifully recounts every night. The tale’s themes of identity confusion and betrayal mirror her own story - who her real mother is and a potential love triangle ...
Plot: female director, newborn, baby, boy, child protagonist, parent child relationship, puzzle, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, girl, pregnant woman, movie theatre, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
In Search of Leti (2006)
Genre: Family
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Buscando A Leti - In Search of Leti, is written and performed in Spanish, subtitled in English. Leti, a ten-year-old girl, is the protagonist of this film. The grandparents become the caretakers when her parents leave Mexico to find work in Chicago. ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, touching
Plot: family relations, racism, culture, grandparents, separation, oppression, immigration, black hero, bad attitude, black girl, child, american dream ...
Place: mexico, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Whiz Kid and the Mystery at Riverton (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A 13-year-old brainiac invents an ingenious listening device, which he uses to bring a crooked city official and his pals to justice
Plot: basement, bicycle, kidnapping, teacher, knocked out, teenage boy, paperboy, father son relationship, reward, small town, schoolboy, classroom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Elving Project (2016)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Even with Christmas around the corner, for the Buckley boys, payback almost always wins out over brotherly love. That is until the four brothers join forces against a common adversary--the Hagbarts, the meanest bullies at their middle school. But ...
Plot: christmas, teacher student relationship, puppy love, burial, gloves, pizza, vietnam war veteran, school bus, full moon, jealousy, identical twins, punched in the face ...
Time: year 1986
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, kids, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, jungle, dangerous animal, mischievous children, adventure, young heroes, escapades, family, coming of age, youth, heroes, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
My Brother Has a Cute Brother (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Honza Pavelka (Jan Hrusínský) wins the junior motorbike speed races. His thirteen-year-old brother Martin (Roman Cada), his assistant and biggest fan, answers the questions of his schoolfriend Pavlína in a superior tone. Student Zuzana (Libuse ...
Plot: marriage, father daughter relationship, boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, kiss, love, teenager, dancing, friendship, female nudity, train, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%