Movies like For the Love of Benji

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For the Love of Benji (1977)
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For the Love of Benji (1977)
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, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, light, surreal, awful
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: espionage, kidnapping, pets, family, friendship, adventure, heroes, friends, family relations, misfit, partners, family life, danger, getting home, heroic mission, fighting crime, chases and races, animal life, mischievous children, escapades, disorder, fish out of water, rescue, undercover, odd couple ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe, athens greece

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Most similar movies to For the Love of Benji

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and entertaining films with plots about family, adventure, rescue, disorder, dog, friends and danger mostly in Family, Adventure and Comedy genres. Some movies like For the Love of Benji: Benji (1974), Bingo (1991), Rusty: A Dog's Tale (1998), Benji: Off the Leash! (2004), Buddy (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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 ⇓
95%
 4.8
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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 ⇓
72%
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 ⇓
68%
Benji: Off the Leash! (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Benji and his friends try to save his mother from a puppy mill.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, heroes, pets, best friends, rescue, young heroes, adventure, breeding, family life, disorder, animal life, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 2K
Buddy (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric socialite raises a gorilla as her son.
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, zoo, gorilla, socialite, chimpanzee, family, adventure, danger, youth, fish out of water, estate, urban ...
Time: 20s, 1920s, 1930s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Beethoven's 5th (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When Sara takes Beethoven to spend summer vacation with wacky Uncle Freddie in an old mining town, the mischievous canine "digs up" the missing clue to a legendary hidden fortune of Rita and Moe ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, young heroes, rescue, misfit, odd couple, partners, disorder, family life, adventure, family, friends, family relations ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 ⇓
64%
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 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 ⇓
60%
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Barney's Great Adventure (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Mom and dad dump son Cody, daughter Abby, her best friend Marcella and a baby on the farm with Grandpa and Grandma. Purple dinosaur Barney soon appears to entertain kids, and when a large colorful egg deposited on a farm by a shooting star is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers
Plot: adventure, family, chase, heroes, disorder, fish out of water, friendship, countryside, danger, youth, anti heroes, mischievous children ...
⇓ 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, 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 ⇓
58%
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Remake of the popular Disney classic, this time featuring some well known voices as two dogs and a cat trek across America encountering all sorts of adventures in the quest to be reunited with their owners.
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, dog, cat, pets, wilderness, fish out of water, journey, adventure, survival, family, talking animals, getting home ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: cross country, nevada, usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 59K
Beethoven (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Newton family live in their comfortable home, but there seems to something missing. This "hole" is filled by a small puppy, who walks into their home and their lives. Beethoven, as he is named, grows into a giant of a dog... a St ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, sincere, funny ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, dog, puppy, parents and children, nothing goes right, pets, family life, rescue, animal rescue, saint bernard dog, mischievous children, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Babe: Pig in the City (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Babe, fresh from his victory in the sheepherding contest, returns to Farmer Hoggett's farm, but after Farmer Hoggett is injured and unable to work, Babe has to go to the big city to save the farm.
Style: stylized, surreal, clever, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: animals, bankruptcy, fish out of water, mouse, dog, chimpanzee, pig, farm, family, disorder, love and romance, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: manhattan new york city, australia, sydney australia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
50%
Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (1996)
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: exciting, touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: airport, rescue, pets, family, adventure, partners, odd couple, misfit, urban, family relations, friends, escapades ...
Time: 1990s
Place: california, canada, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Josh is off to his first year of college and buddy has stayed behind with joshs little sister andrea and the rest of the family. Adrea attempting to fit in with her jr. High classmates decides to join the baseball team and along the way discovers ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: sport, dog, golden retriever, baseball, major league, disorder, buddies, pets, partners, contests and competitions, getting home, adventure ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 3K
Candleshoe (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Candleshoe is a 1977 Walt Disney Productions live action movie based on the Michael Innes novel Christmas at Candleshoe and starring Jodie Foster, Helen Hayes in her last screen appearance, David Niven and Leo McKern.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: pirate, hidden treasure, butler, country estate, treasure hunt, family, adventure, friendship, dishonesty, disorder, family life, self discovery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, london, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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 ⇓
43%
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Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pampered Beverly Hills chihuahua named Chloe who, while on vacation in Mexico with her owner Viv's niece, Rachel, gets lost and must rely on her friends to help her get back home before she is caught by a dognapper who wants to ransom her.
Style: humorous, not serious, awful, idiotic, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: animal life, family, adventure, rescue, urban, friendship, pets, couples, potted plant, chihuahua, pinata, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, beverly hills, usa, california, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli & Baloo (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this exciting live-action adventure, young Mowgli, an orphan raised by wolves, is spotted by a scout for a giant circus. Accompanied by a cruel hunter and a snake charmer, the scout sets out to trap Mowgli. But with the help of Baloo the bear and ...
Style: semi serious, light, melancholic, surreal, intense ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: jungle, chase, monkey, circus, boy, bear, family, adventure, rivalry, friendship, rescue, danger ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 2K
Gordy (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A talking pig named Gordy becomes involved in a quest to save his family from the slaughterhouse.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good, road movie ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, on the road, rescue, pig, family, youth, social misfits, mischievous children, teaching the ways of the world, anti heroes, heroic mission, young heroes ...
Place: st. louis missouri, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ⇓
41%
 5.1
 23K
Snow Dogs (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a Miami dentist inherits a team of sled dogs, he's got to learn the trade or lose his pack to a crusty mountain man.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, inspirational, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, pets, against the odds, friendship, fish out of water, dog, small town, adoption, dentist, family, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 5.7
 91K
101 Dalmatians (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Live action adaptation of a Disney Classic. When a litter of dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella De Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement.
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, dalmatian, puppy, danger, rescue, chase, dog movie, adventure, family, pets, good versus evil, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 ⇓
40%
The Ugly Dachshund (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Garrisons (Dean Jones and Suzanne Pleshette) are the "proud parents" of three adorable dachshund pups -- and one overgrown Great Dane named Brutus, who nevertheless thinks of himself as a dainty dachsie. His identity crisis results in ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sweet, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: great dane, dachshund, family, save the day, getting home, suburban life, mischievous children, young heroes, when the parents are away, anti heroes, unlikely partners, friends ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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 ⇓
38%
Slappy and the Stinkers (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Five 2nd-grade kids who don't follow strict rules by their school principal Brinway are dubbed "Stinkers" by him. On the class visit to an aquarium the Stinkers decide that a sea lion called Slappy doesn't feel too good there, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: rescue, school, fish out of water, family relations, young heroes, teachers and students, mischievous children, chaos and mayhem, daring rescue, save the day, dedicated educator, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Beethoven's Big Break (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Eddie, a struggling animal trainer and single dad suddenly finds himself the personal wrangler for a large and lovable St. Bernard whose fabulous movie "audition" catapults the dog to stardom. However, a trio of unscrupulous ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: filmmaking, rivalry, dog, pets, mischievous children, getting home, odd couple, misfit, fish out of water, reunion, danger, hollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.9
 31K
102 Dalmatians (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Get ready for a howling good time as an all new assortment of irresistible animal heroes are unleashed in this great family tail! In an unlikely alliance, the outrageous Waddlesworth... a parrot who thinks he's a Rottweiler... teams up with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, chase, parole officer, prison, puppy, dalmatian, release from prison, parrot, animals, pets, family, crimes ...
Time: 2000s
Place: england, europe, france, paris france, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%