Movies like International Velvet

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International Velvet (1978)
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International Velvet (1978)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A charming sequel to the hit National Velvet follows our young heroine and her trusty steed overseas.
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, uplifting, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, coming of age, horse, teenage life, adventure, youth, family, heroes, contests and competitions, ambition, human spirit, hopes, animal life, rivalry, power relations, human animal relationship, dog, dancing, airplane, friendship, beach, jealousy, accident, teenage girl, olympics ...
Time: 70s

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Most similar movies to International Velvet

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, realistic, touching and semi serious films with plots about ambition, family, rivalry, hopes, friends, youth and contests and competitions mostly in Drama, Family and Sport genres. Some movies like International Velvet: Sylvester (1985), Going to the Mat (2004), Moondance Alexander (2007), Crooked Arrows (2012), Casey's Shadow (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sylvester (1985)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Charlie is a 16-year-old orphan struggling to raise her two younger brothers when she endeavors to train a wild horse she names Sylvester and turn him into an Olympic jumping champion.
Style: touching, feel good, uplifting, fairy tale, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, horse, equestrian, ambition, athlete's life, against the odds, fall in love, child as adult, down on your luck, uninhibited rivalry, human spirit, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Going to the Mat (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jace Newfield has a problem. Besides being blind and being the new kid at school, his problem is that the kids at his new school thinks he's a jerk. Jace has to find a way to be accepted into his new school. Joining the wrestling team just ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: high school, disability, wrestling, friendship, teenage life, human spirit, follow your dream, ambition, blindness, sport team, teenage love, athlete and trainer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Moondance Alexander (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The curiously named, Moondance Alexander is a spirited teen living with her eccentric mother. She is faced with another uneventful summer until she discovers a lost pinto pony named Checkers who has jumped out of his paddock. Although Moondance ...
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, sincere
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: horse riding, friendship, human spirit, against the odds, follow your dream, obsessive quest, ambition, young heroes, athlete and trainer, eccentric family, teenage life, animal life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Crooked Arrows (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A native-American lacrosse team makes its way through a prep school league tournament.
Style: uplifting, exciting, sincere, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sport, high school, contests and competitions, hopes, ambition, native american, rivalry, human spirit, against the odds, social relations, athlete and trainer, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 6.2
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Casey's Shadow (1978)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Casey's family raises and trains race horses, and their latest undersized foal named Casey's Shadow does not seem to have a lot going for it, but may turn out to be a champion.
Style: semi serious, realistic, emotional, sincere
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: against the odds, family relations, horse race, horse trainer, animal life, rivalry, ambition, hopes, best friends, follow your dream, rehabilitation, sport ...
Time: 70s
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Where the Red Fern Grows (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set in the Ozark Mountains during the Great Depression, Billy Coleman works hard and saves his earnings for 2 years to achieve his dream of buying two coonhound pups. He develops a new trust in God as he faces overwhelming challenges in adventure ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, adventure, follow your dream, animal life, family relations, contests and competitions, hunting, coming of age, wilderness, fall in love, family life, parents and children ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Bad News Bears (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An aging, down-on-his-luck ex-minor leaguer coaches a team of misfits in an ultra-competitive California little league.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, touching, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: underdog, baseball, sport team, coach, sport, baseball movie, family, friendship, human spirit, contests and competitions, youth, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976, 80s, 1930s
Place: california, san francisco, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Finding Buck McHenry (2000)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When an 11 year old boy gets cut from his Little League baseball team, he sets out to form his own team.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental, non-linear ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: coach, little league, against the odds, friendship, ambition, follow your dream, sport team, lifestyle, sport, society, athlete's life, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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McKenna Shoots for the Stars (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young girl (Jade Pettyjohn) struggles to maintain her school grades while competing as a gymnast.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: athlete's life, youth, ambition, teenage life, school, teachers and students, hopes, best friends, sport, friends, blind ambition, horse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Tiger Town (1983)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Alex believed in his baseball hero Billy Young. When Billy's performance struggled, Alex's friends began to doubt Alex; and Billy began to doubt himself. Alex wants to prove to his friends, to Billy, and to himself that believing in ...
Style: feel good, touching, sincere, uplifting, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: baseball, family, rivalry, adventure, ambition, underdog, athlete's life, sport, aging, hopes, athlete and trainer, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Alley Cats Strike (2000)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A group of hip retro teenage outsiders become involved in an interschool bowling rivalry.
Style: humorous, feel good, uplifting, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: bowling, ambition, friendship, social differences, sport team, contests and competitions, youth, rivalry, unlikely partners, misfit, high school, sport ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Hometown Legend (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A teenage drifter finds an opportunity to turn his life around when he joins a high-school football program with a hard-nosed coach.
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: high school, small town, athlete's life, leadership, against the odds, teenage life, human spirit, ambition, lifestyle, rivalry, sport, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Winning Season (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: THE WINNING SEASON tells the story of a legendary baseball player's struggle to choose between the love of his life and his love of the game. In the film, 12 year-old baseball fanatic Joe Soshack finds a mint condition Honus Wagner baseball ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: follow your dream, family life, hopes, family, changing the past or future, sport, boy, time travel, private vs public, power relations, contests and competitions, ambition ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ben Crane believes that a severely injured racehorse deserves another chance. He and his daughter Cale adopt the horse (in fact is a mare)and save it of being sacrificed by the owner.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: horse, family relations, sport, animal training, horse race, redemption, against the odds, human spirit, parents and children, hopes, dream come true, one more chance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
If I Had Wings (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alex, blind since the age of two, dreams of running for his school's cross-country team. His father, a probation officer, finds a running partner who spends his time 'running' from the law.
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, uplifting, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: asthma, running, hopes, friendship, against the odds, blind man, ambition, unlikely partners, human spirit, teenage life, disability, follow your dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Brink! (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Andy "Brink" Brinker and his in-line skating crew--Peter, Jordy, and Gabriella--who call themselves "Soul-Skaters" (which means they skate for the fun of it, and not for the money), clash with a group of sponsored skaters, Team ...
Style: feel good, captivating, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, rivalry, sport, teenage life, underdog, rise to the top, rising to stardom, dishonesty, ambition, hopes, betrayal, moral dilemma ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
A Second Chance (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young girl and her coach overcome adversity to make their way into the National Australian Gymnastics Squad.
Style: realistic, feel good, captivating, inspirational, serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: gymnastics, sport, rivalry, contests and competitions, hopes, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, one more chance, youth, ambition, rise to the top, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Derby Stallion (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An alcoholic former horse-trainer perceives in a fifteen-year-old boy a unique gift of horsemanship and makes it possible for the boy to conceive his dream and pursue it.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: self discovery, friendship, horse trainer, adventure, ambition, teenage life, against the odds, human spirit, rivalry, follow your dream, contests and competitions, underdog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Where the Lilies Bloom (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A family of children decide not to tell anyone their father has died, and to live on their own in the backwoods of rural North Carolina. If the state finds out they are on their own, they will be split up and sent to live in foster homes.
Style: sincere, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, coming of age, family, good versus evil, romance, dealing with death, youth, hopes, human spirit, friendship, wilderness, family problems ...
Time: 70s
Place: north carolina, appalachia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Biscuit Eater (1972)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nothing warms the heart like the story of a boy and his dog. Lonnie (Johnny Whitaker) and Text (George Spell) are two friends determined, against all odds, to turn a misfit hound into a hero. Tennessee farmer and dog trainer Harve McNeil (Earl ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, interracial relations, family relations, dog, power relations, hopes, opposites attract, odd couple, getting home, youth, young heroes, heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: georgia, usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Underdogs (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in rural Ohio, the birthplace of football, UNDERDOGS is the story of a small-town high school football team destined to play their cross-town rival, a perennial powerhouse, while standing up for an entire community.
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: high school, underdog, sport, sport team, rivalry, ambition, follow your dream, athlete and trainer, against the odds, teenage love, human spirit, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Air Bud 3 (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In this second heartwarming and hilarious sequel to the popular favorite, Air Bud masters two new starring roles: soccer (real football) player and fatherhood. Loaded with laughs and cool soccer action, Buddy teams up alongside U.S. women's ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, preschoolers
Plot: golden retriever, dog, sport team, friendship, ambition, rivalry, family relations, contests and competitions, pets, best friends, sport, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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My Lucky Star (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Normandy, Louise lives happily in the horse world. Suddenly, fate strikes. Louise left alone with his father and a family friend to Ferronnière the stud where she has always lived. Business is bad, they are on the verge of bankruptcy ... ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: horse, girl horse relationship, teenage life, rivalry, parents and children, love and romance, teenage girl, training, strong female character, power relations, family relations, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Sandlot 2 (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A decade has passed in the small town where the original Sandlot gang banded together during the summer of ’62 to play baseball and battle the Beast. Now comes the sequel, a campy romp back to the dugout where nine new kids descend on the diamond ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: sport team, friendship, vengeance, underdog, ambition, sport, friends, rivalry, buddies, teenage life, athlete and trainer, partners ...
Time: contemporary, year 1972
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.2
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Racing Stripes (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Shattered illusions are hard to repair -- especially for a good-hearted zebra named Stripes who's spent his life on a Kentucky farm amidst the sorely mistaken notion that he's a debonair thoroughbred. Once he faces the fact that his stark ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, inspirational, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: zebra, underdog, horse, horse race, farm, adventure, friendship, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, rescue, animal life ...
Place: kentucky, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Dark Horse (1992)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 14 year old Allison has to go to a horse farm. With all the horses and the help of the owner Susan Hadley she finds new sense in her life.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: horse, farm, animal life, friends, friendship, teenage life, human spirit, family life, youth, rehabilitation, hopes, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Flicka: Country Pride (2012)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Flicka and Toby help out a struggling stable owner and her teenage daughter.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: teenage love, jealousy, youth, family, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, ambition, contests and competitions, save the day, money raising, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Longshots (2008)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true story of Jasmine Plummer who, at the age of eleven, became the first female to play in Pop Warner football tournament in its 56-year history.
Style: realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: athlete's life, ambition, human spirit, athlete and trainer, battle of the sexes, youth, sport, rivalry, underdog, gender, american football, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Double Teamed (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Heather and Heidi play volleyball for their school team, when their family decides that they need to go to a bigger school so that they will have a better chance for scholarships. But at the new school, the twins are discovered by the basketball ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: twins, high school, ambition, contests and competitions, against the odds, human spirit, rivalry, youth, underdog, sport, family relations, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
My Dog the Champion (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Champion is a "diamond in the rough" story about a dog named Scout, a cattle dog who decided she didn't like herding cattle. Scout's owner, Billy, a rancher struggling to stay in business, pegs her as a useless, broken tool and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: countryside, teenage life, friends, family relations, rivalry, parents and children, society, social misfits, heroes, youth, family, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%