Movies like Joey 1997

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Joey (1997)
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Joey (1997)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Billy is a boy who is trying to save a baby kangaroo called Joey when it is caught and taken to Sydney. Linda, the young daughter of the U.S. Ambassador is helping Billy in his task.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: youth, animals, kangaroo, family relations, adventure, heroes, family, friendship, kidnapping, friends, rescue, on the road, orphan, family life, babies and infants, animal life, mischievous children, disorder, child in peril, young heroes, father daughter relationship, child's point of view, mother son relationship, danger, child driving car ...
Place: australia, sydney australia

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Most similar movies to Joey

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and touching films with plots about youth, family, disorder, family relations, adventure, family life and friends mostly in Family, Adventure and Comedy genres. Some movies like Joey: Rusty: A Dog's Tale (1998), Bailey's Billion$ (2005), Napoleon (1995), The Metro Chase (2004), Kids World (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: dog, family relations, rescue, child custody, family life, animal life, disorder, friends, getting home, orphan, hopes, young heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Bailey's Billion$ (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sweet and savvy talking golden retriever, Bailey, is one doggone lucky pooch when his devoted owner, Constance Pennington, leaves him her entire billion-dollar fortune. Bailey is lucky, that is, until he becomes the target of an elaborately-designed ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: talking dog, pets, dog, inheritance, friendship, mischievous children, cons and scams, adventure, golden retriever, family relations, crimes, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, pets, balloon, napoleon bonaparte, family relations, golden retriever, misfit, rescue, youth, best friends, partners, heroes ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Metro Chase (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This family comedy is about, Zack, an 8-year old American boy who is separated from his 18-year old sister, as they arrive in Paris for a family vacation. Seth, and friends track Zack down.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, chase, adventure, young heroes, disorder, kids in trouble, youth, silly humor, child in peril, family relations, friends, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Kids World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: What would you wish for if you were eleven and could have anything in the world? Your parents don't understand you. Your teenage brother is constantly getting you in trouble...for things he did! You're in love with the twelve-year-old girl ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, suspense
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: youth, teenage life, child as adult, experiment gone awry, friendship, young heroes, mischievous children, adventure, disorder, family life, wish come true, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Hildegarde, a Duck Down Under (2001)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A family's adventure to save one of their own - their beloved pet duck.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: youth, family relations, young heroes, adventure, heroes, rescue, pets, family life, brother brother relationship, smuggling, bird, childhood ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, girls' night, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, puppy, pets, friendship, partners, adventure, buddies, family, heroic mission, odd couple, daring rescue, disorder ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Ace Ventura Jr: Pet Detective (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "I will try to be normal" 12-year-old Ace Ventura Jr. promises. Thats cool, except whats normal for him is finding missing mutts, kidnapped kitties or gone gators and creating hilarious chaos every step of the way.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, saga
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: pets, rescue, obsessive quest, escapades, adventure, disorder, uncover truth, heroes, young heroes, amateur detective, family, private detective ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Wickie the Mighty Viking (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Vicky is a viking-boy who lives with his parents Halvar and Ylva in the small village Flake. He is a typical viking boy, but rather fearful. He is also not very strong but smart. One day he sails with the grown up vikings out to the sea and to ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, feel good, humorous, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, village, viking, parents and children, rescue, youth, young heroes, family, competition, child, children, village chief ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, feel good, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, animals, youth, family relations, friendship, family life, friends, family, best friends, chase, partners, escapades ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Kids Who Saved Summer (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A group of youngsters trying to save their playground from an unscrupulous developer who wants to build a factory there.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: youth, family relations, adventure, disorder, friends, mischievous children, family, family life, factory, friendship, deception, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Ozzie (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: New Zealand, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ozzie is a young koala living in Australia. He is kidnapped by two goons (Buzz and Tank) who work for Max Happy, president of Happy Toys. Legend says that Ozzie speaks English and Max wants to clone Ozzie into hundreds of koalas and sell them for a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, neo screwball comedy
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: youth, family relations, family life, child in peril, disorder, escapades, family, rivalry, mischievous children, rescue, kidnapping, fish out of water ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Benji: Off the Leash! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Benji and his friends try to save his mother from a puppy mill.
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dog, youth, odd couple, adventure, young heroes, friendship, against the odds, rescue, pets, mischievous children, fish out of water, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Real Macaw (1998)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An ancient talking macaw named Mac becomes the saving grace for an elderly man threatened with a nursing home, when it is discovered that the talking bird knows the whereabouts of a buried treasure from its days with a pirate. His grandson decides ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: parrot, buried treasure, youth, pirate, treasure hunt, hotel, family relations, talking bird, mischievous children, adventure, family, escapades ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Pippi Goes on Board (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This is the film version which is a compilation of the 1969 TV Series shown in 13 parts. It is therefore technically the "first" Pippi Långstrump film, although it wasn't released as a film until 1973. Pippi lives alone in ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: youth, women, ship, family life, friendship, heist, family relations, friends, disorder, family, mischievous children, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Tommy Tricker and the Stamp Traveller (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the joker Tommy Tricker plays some practical jokes on some of his friends, his best friend Ralph, a stamp collector, discovers the secret of "stamp travel" to make him travel around the world on a stamp to bring back the mysterious ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: friends, exploitation, family relations, travel, disorder, young heroes, mischievous children, misfit, getting home, heroes, family, pirate ...
Place: australia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Bored Silly (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: What starts out as a boring day for Bobby, Johnnie and Chuck quickly escalates into a riotous backyard adventure. A swarming beehive, a lawn mower with a mind of its own, a mysterious junkman and the neighborhood bully are just some of the hilarious ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: youth, friendship, mischievous children, young heroes, adventure, teenage life, buddies, disorder, small town, summer vacation, friends, family ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.6
 214
I Heart Shakey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shakey is a family film about a 35-year-old widower named J.T. O'Neil, his precocious 10-year-old daughter and their devoted mutt Shakey. After moving from a small town to Chicago and missing the fine print in their rental contract, J.T. is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dog, father daughter relationship, family relations, family, widower, friends, pets, parents and children, disorder, youth, single parent, mischievous children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Bigfoot (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The whole family will enjoy huge laughs and giant, hairy adventures with this touching tale about a big-hearted Bigfoot. Lost in the forest, he befriends three kids, Percy, Madison and Leonard, who are determined to protect him. When two local ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: forest, friendship, rescue, adventure, friends, school, captivity, youth, bigfoot, sasquatch, rivalry, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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A Dog's Tale (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anything is possible when the Professor tells Tim about a supernova that grants wishes. Unfortunately, when Tim's wish doesn't go as planned, he finds himself in a dog's body!
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: youth, child as adult, adventure, mischievous children, treasure hunt, wish come true, escapades, heroes, family life, daring rescue, hopes, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Boys Will Be Boys (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two young brothers talk their strict father Lloyd Clauswell into allowing them to babysit themselves for the first time while their parents attend a corporate barbecue...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: youth, twins, family relations, police detective, siblings relations, chaos and mayhem, family gatherings, child as adult, when the parents are away, parents and children, eccentric family, family life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Sherlock: Undercover Dog (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Billy, 10, a dreamer, wants to be taken seriously so he can live with his toy-designer father on Catalina Island. Billy's plans get seriously spoilt when Sherlock, a talking police dog, demands his help to rescue his police detective handler ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dog, youth, friends, disorder, family, investigation, partners, young heroes, heroes, pets, rivalry, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Million Dollar Kid (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Comedy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Hunter family has hit the jackpot--scoring a winning 50 million dollar lottery ticket! But when the ticket is lost on the way to cashing it in, the Hunters face overwhelming obstacles in chasing down the ticket before it is stolen by some ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: lottery, family relations, dog, adventure, nothing goes right, disorder, family, mischievous children, race against time, lottery ticket, down on your luck, family life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Jumping Ship (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Joseph, Matthew and Andrew Lawrence (TV's Brotherly Love) star in this thrilling, action-packed sequel to the Disney Channel Original Movie Horse Sense. It's first-class adventure on the high seas for Michael Woods (Joseph Lawrence) and ...
Style: exciting, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: resort, pirate, adventure, chase, treasure hunt, siblings relations, daring rescue, disorder, family life, parents and children, island, ship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Pippi on the Run (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fed up with their strict parents, Tommy and Annika run away from home, with their friend Pippi Longstocking to look after them in their long trek.
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous, offbeat
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: youth, strong female lead, women, folk hero, child hero, runaway, disorder, friends, family relations, adventure, family, on the run ...
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Cool Dog (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jimmy lives in the tranquil town of Eagle Rock, Louisiana, with his father, stepmother and his best friend Rainy, a German Shepherd. When Jimmy's father gets a promotion, the family must relocate to an apartment in New York City that has a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, road movie ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, forceful separation, save the day, pets, on the road, friendship, disorder, family life, youth, road trip, german shepherd, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Horrid Henry: The Movie (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Henry fails yet again to hand in his homework for the umpteenth time, he has no idea that this will set off a chain of events which will see him forming an unlikely alliance with Moody Margaret, the infuriating girl next door, and his ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, realistic, not serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, young heroes, youth, friendship, parents and children, teachers and students, friends, child, girl, family life, rock star, troublemaker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Huck and the King of Hearts (1994)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Taking place in the 1990's, Huck and his card shark friend, Jim, travel from California to Nevada searching for Huck's long-lost grandpa. Along the way, a deceived card player chases the two across the states with his two, less ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, emotional, touching, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: youth, on the run, adventure, mischievous children, chase, coming of age, family, orphan, society, politics, dangerous animal, young heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mississippi, nevada, missouri, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Monkey in the Middle (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chris has just moved to the East Coast, and already his workaholic father is encouraging him to make new friends. Luckily football (soccer) practice is starting up, and Chris meets a few kids on the team-including his cute neighbor Mara. When Mara ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: youth, friendship, mischievous children, family relations, disorder, family, single parent, coming of age, animal life, friends
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Aussie and Ted's Great Adventure (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Aussie, a lovable Australian mutt, embarks on a mission to return his young owner's missing Teddy Bear.
Style: semi serious, sincere, captivating, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, friendship, talking dog, heroes, rescue, adventure, teddy bear, getting home, youth, young heroes, mischievous children, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%