Movies like Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey

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Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
 6.9
 39K
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, emotional, entertaining, sentimental, witty, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, friendship, cat, wilderness, pets, talking animals, fish out of water, journey, adventure, survival, family, getting home, wounded animal, human animal relationship, rescue, animals, reunion, unlikely friendships, beautiful scenery, heroes, friends, family relations, hopes, disney, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: cross country, nevada, usa, california, san francisco

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Most similar movies to Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, feel good, entertaining and melancholic films with plots about family, animals, dog, friends, first contact, storytelling and runaway mostly in Family, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey: Beethoven (1992), Paulie (1998), Free Willy (1993), Marley & Me (2008), Lassie (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: airport, rescue, pets, family, adventure, friendship, survival, fish out of water, urban, misfit, odd couple, escapades ...
Time: 1990s
Place: california, canada, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 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: dog, puppy, family, parents and children, nothing goes right, pets, family life, rescue, animal rescue, saint bernard dog, misfit, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: uplifting, exciting, serious, feel good, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dog, wilderness, adventure, cat, family, friendship, escapades, on the road, survival, friends, animal life, obsessive quest ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 13K
Paulie (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Paulie, an intelligent parrot who actually talks, relates the story of his struggle to a Russian immigrant who works as a janitor at the research institute where he is housed and neglected. Paulie's story begins many years earlier when he is ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: kids
Plot: parrot, thief, girl, mexican american, research, family, adventure, friendship, disorder, pets, friends, animal life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: cross country, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.9
 62K
Free Willy (1993)
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, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: human animal relationship, social worker, killer whale, friendship, captivity, freedom, animal training, adventure, rescue, animal life, ocean or sea, happy ending ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Adventures of Milo and Otis (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of two animals and their adventures. Milo, the cat, and Otis, the dog, are two animals who grew up together on the same farm. One day, the two are separated and begin a journey to find each other. The adventurous, and often perilous quest ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, sweet, clever ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: survival, dog, friendship, fight, cat, milk, barn, pig, chicken, adventure, family, birds ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 135K
Marley & Me (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A newly married couple who, in the process of starting a family, learn many of life's important lessons from their trouble-loving retriever, Marley. Packed with plenty of laughs to lighten the load, the film explores the highs and lows of ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good, sad ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick, kids
Plot: dog, pets, family relations, journalist, chaos and mayhem, family, parenthood, marriage, death of dog, lifestyle, troublemaker, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, ireland, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 4K
Lassie (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, France, Ireland, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A family in financial crisis is forced to sell Lassie, their beloved dog. Hundreds of miles away from her true family, Lassie escapes and sets out on a journey home.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: train ride, pets, dog, little girl, ritual, rescue, parents and children, adventure, elementary school, youth, friends, family relations ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: scotland, england, europe, yorkshire, scottish highlands ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.0
 15K
Free Willy 2 (1995)
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, killer whale, whale, family, adventure, island, ocean or sea, friends, heroes, animal life, danger, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Dog's Purpose (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A dog goes on quest to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes with multiple owners.
Style: touching, sweet, melancholic, sad, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dog, reincarnation, animals, life & death, human animal relationship, dog movie, transformation, happy ending, adaptation, police dog, love, death ...
Time: 2010s, 1990s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A drama based on the true story of a college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sad, heartbreaking ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, friendship, friends, loyalty, death, family, pets, human animal relationship, loneliness, loss of friend, animals, loss of family member ...
Time: contemporary, 1930s
Place: usa, japan, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 113K
Stuart Little (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The adventures of a heroic and debonair stalwart mouse named Stuart Little with human qualities, who faces some comic misadventures while searching for his lost bird friend and living with a human family as their child.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adoption, mouse, cat, orphan, kidnapping, anthropomorphic mouse, adventure, friendship, mischievous children, fish out of water, orphanage, kids and family ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, disorder, heroes, small town life, pets, small town, animal life, youth ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: kidnapping, espionage, pets, family, friendship, adventure, fighting crime, partners, animal life, family life, heroes, disorder ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, feel good, touching, not serious, satirical ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dog, on the road, rescue, family, adventure, friendship, odd couple, misfit, reincarnation, adoption, missing person, pets ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: cross country, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, disney, dog movie, adventure, pets, good versus evil, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 217K
Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Loving but irresponsible dad Daniel Hillard, estranged from his exasperated spouse, is crushed by a court order allowing only weekly visits with his kids. When Daniel learns his ex needs a housekeeper, he gets the job -- disguised as an English ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, light, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids
Plot: nanny, family, cross dressing, divorce, parenthood, comedy of errors, hidden identity, family relations, custody battle, gender bending, kids and family, actor playing female role ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: dog, adventure, pets, friendship, against the odds, fish out of water, small town, adoption, dentist, family, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: animals, bankruptcy, fish out of water, mouse, dog, farm, pig, chimpanzee, family, underdog, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: sydney australia, australia, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, uplifting, sentimental, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wilderness, survival, friendship, adventure, animal life, family, animals, youth, on the run, escapades, heroic mission, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, british columbia, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, fish out of water, partners, family life, disorder, heroes, pets, small town life, rescue, young heroes, family, escapades ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Disney's Air Bud (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young boy and a talented stray dog with an amazing basketball playing ability become instant friends. Rebounding from his father's accidental death, 12-year-old Josh Framm moves with his family to the small town of Fernfield, Washington. The ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, inspirational, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, golden retriever, dog actor, friendship, clown, human spirit, pets, sport, young heroes, contests and competitions, small town, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, washington state, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 18K
White Fang (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jack London's classic adventure story about the friendship developed between a Yukon gold hunter and the mixed dog-wolf he rescues from the hands of a man who mistreats him.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, friendship, pets, gold, treasure, human animal relationship, wilderness, adventure, daring rescue, survival, adventurer, trap ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, mine, usa, london, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 4.8
 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, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, gorilla, socialite, chimpanzee, zoo, family, adventure, pets, buddies, disorder, animal life, family life ...
Time: 20s, 1920s, 1930s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, wilderness, orphan, adventure, family, disorder, animal life, pets, heroes, unlikely partners, escapades, mischievous children ...
Time: 60s
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.3
 56K
Eight Below (2006)
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: sentimental, touching, captivating, tense, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick
Plot: dog, expedition, rescue, pets, survival, pilot, adventure, scientist, wilderness, research, snow, loyalty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: antarctica, oregon, washington d.c., pasadena california, new zealand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: puppy, pets, family, partners, disorder, buddies, teenage life, animal life, friendship, rescue, survival, friends ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, small town, rescue, family, friends, social relations, family relations, teaching the ways of the world, adventure, young heroes, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s, 1960s, year 1962
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: animal life, family, adventure, urban, friendship, rescue, couples, pets, potted plant, chihuahua, pinata, getting home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, beverly hills, usa, california, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, friendship, single parent, opposites attract, rescue, adventure, family, romance, family relations, friends, captivity, odd couple ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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