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, boy hero, teenager, treasure, kidnapping, pilot, coach, doctor, boy, girl, father son relationship, child, little boy, airliner, 11 year old, gurney, tape over mouth

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Most similar movies to Final Approach

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, realistic, humorous and feel good films with plots about boy, family relations, father son relationship, family, teenager, parents and children and girl mostly in Family, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Final Approach: Jillian's Travels: Africa (2012), A Horse from Heaven (2018), Jessica Darling's It List (2016), I Believe (2017), Bambi's Childhood (1985). 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, friendship, tourism, teenager, kidnapping, child in peril, friend, girl, boy, children, strong female lead ...
Place: malta
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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.
Style: suspenseful, colourful, realistic, exciting
Plot: safari, animals, children, travel, girl, diary, boy
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
K-9 Adventures: A Christmas Tale (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 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, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, animal life, friends, family, escapades, single parent, youth, family relations, small town, friendship, dog, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
A Horse from Heaven (2018)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A troubled girl finds faith, hope, and healing through a relationship with a wounded horse.
Style: captivating, funny, light, entertaining, christian film
Plot: horse, girl, family relations, teenage life, animals, love affair, sport competition, friendship, mother daughter relationship, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: teens
Plot: middle school, cheerleading, popular girl, teenage girl, sister sister relationship, teenager, female protagonist, friendship, friends, social relations, girl, school ...
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66%
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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: thought provoking, atmospheric, sincere, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: god, christianity, christian, church, faith, childhood, happy ending, father son relationship, confession, little boy, society, life philosophy ...
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64%
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: father son relationship, family relations, nature, boy, mother son relationship, female director
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Tiger Rising (2022)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When 12-year-old Rob Horton discovers a caged tiger in the woods near his home, his imagination runs wild and life begins to change in the most unexpected ways. With the help of a wise and mysterious maid, Willie May and the stubborn new girl in ...
Plot: tiger, boy
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: nanny, youth, family, family life, family business, parents and children, family relations, prank, father son relationship, beach, teenager, ant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 25
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: toys, surprise, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, toy comes to life, attic, puppet, donation, car, husband wife relationship, balloon, little girl ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.8
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Horse Crazy (2001)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Three kids, who hope to capture their own wild mustang, outsmart a ring of horse thieves and return a prize stallion to its owner.
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: family, youth, mischievous children, family life, desert, parents and children, family relations, disorder, rider horse relationship, equestrian, horse actor, boy girl relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Pegasus: Pony With a Broken Wing (2019)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It’ll take a miracle to save the Killian family’s ranch… but miracles come in all shapes and sizes. Just as a greedy developer plans to take over their ranch, tween girl Sydney Killian and a neighbor boy find a mysterious pony with an injured ...
Plot: horse, boy
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55%
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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: semi serious, captivating, sincere, light
Plot: haunted house, school bully, ghost, boy, attic, moving, family relations, unlikely friendships, suburbs, dysfunctional family, new house, reading a letter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.6
 68
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, turtle, summer, poaching, environment, conservation, ocean, beach, children, teenager
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, sentimental, sincere
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, escapades, child, wilderness, raven, animal life, rivalry, heroes, child in peril, danger
Place: alaska, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: realistic, serious, exciting, touching
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, young heroes, teenage life, escapades, youth, parents and children, fish out of water, family relations, interracial friendship, mute, native american reservation, mockery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico, utah, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 ...
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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, frog, police commissioner, street musician, businessman, mouse, kidnapping, child, police, christmas, guitar
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Flyin' Ryan (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When twelve-year-old Ryan is forced to move to a new town, he soon discovers the kids there are mean and tough. And they really don't like strangers. But when they steal his dog Theo, Ryan is given a strange pair of magical shoes and finds that ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: boy, dog, superhero, bullying, countryside, duck, teenager, schoolboy, martial arts, abandoned mine, skateboard, swimming ...
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46%
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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: realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: horse, girl horse relationship, horse ranch, horse riding, wild horse, teenager, ranch, coming of age, fish out of water, teenage life, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: wyoming, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: recovery, rocket launching, grandfather, single mother, loss of father, high school, widow, meteorite, meteor shower, nasa, teenager, grandfather grandson relationship ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
My Adventures with Santa (2019)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Christmas in the Nolan household isn't what it used to be. Instead of a joyous family gathering, they are spending this holiday apart. On a last minute shopping trip with Dad, the family enters an enchanted store only to discover a dazzling ...
Style: feel good, sweet, fairy tale, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, kids and family, family relations, parents and children, family, holiday, adventure, christmas eve, couple relations, love and romance, magic, partners ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 2K
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: diamond, brother sister relationship, thief, children, zeppelin, practical joke, aunt, friendship, school, father son relationship, police, snow ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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I Do, They Don't (2005)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A Vegas wedding spells trouble back at home, as Carrie (Bissett) and Jim (Estes) each break the news to their kids. Can the newlyweds -- and their new household -- survive?
Style: humorous, satirical, funny, entertaining, captivating
Plot: remarry, wedding, parents and children, relationships, family relations, large family, husband wife relationship, family problems, father daughter relationship, satire, family, relationship problems ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Silver Bells (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An overly win-driven sportscaster goes too far and must perform community service during December as a bell-ringer for the Salvation Army.
Style: semi serious, captivating, feel good, entertaining, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family relations, community service, charity, salvation army, sportscaster, relationship vs career, christmas season, changing lives, family, lifestyle change, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
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Secret Summer (2016)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Appraiser Rachel (Lindsey Shaw) receives the news that her top-notched client wants to buyout a small town’s beloved library to build a resort and spa on the land. Rachel is completely against the idea of leaving NYC but loses the argument to her ...
Plot: uncle nephew relationship, buried treasure, party, picnic, rattlesnake, library, department store, smuggling, male female relationship, gift, sister sister relationship, jealousy ...
Place: california, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
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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: air force, fighter jet, father son relationship, death of father, school, airplane, death, boy, biplane, friend, child, bully ...
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: diving, party, wedding, dancing, prank, father son relationship, escape, prison, kidnapping, beach, public humiliation, cell ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: jungle, rescue, child in peril, fish out of water, friendship, dangerous animal, youth, young heroes, escapades, heroes, coming of age, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: family relations, mother daughter relationship, boy, flashback, little girl, imagination, baby, father daughter relationship, singer, female protagonist, divorce, movie theatre ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%