Movies like Lassie

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Lassie (2005)
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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: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, sad, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, pets, rescue, adventure, friendship, parents and children, getting home, animals, youth, christmas, empire, childhood, little girl, child, countryside, puppy love, train travel, friends, family relations, love and romance, down on your luck, elementary school, hopes, chauffeur, poverty ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, 30s, 40s
Place: england, scotland, europe, yorkshire, scottish highlands, glasgow scotland

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Most similar movies to Lassie

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, feel good, humorous and touching films with plots about dog, family, pets, family relations, friends, animals and youth mostly in Family, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Lassie: A Dog's Journey (2019), Air Buddies (2006), Snow Buddies (2008), Benji: Off the Leash! (2004), Where the Red Fern Grows (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, sweet, feel good, exciting, tear jerker ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, cat, wilderness, talking animals, adventure, beautiful scenery, pets, disney, friendship, unlikely friendships, animals, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lassie Come Home (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Remake of 1943 movie based on Eric Knight's book, "Lassie Come Home"
Style: captivating, suspense, sentimental, realistic, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, pets, animal life, pet dog, dog actor, journey, north sea, escape, adventure, honesty, friends, getting home ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Dog's Journey (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: China, India, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Bailey is living the good life on the farm of Ethan and Hannah. As Bailey’s soul prepares to leave this life for a new one, he promises Ethan to find CJ and protect her at any cost.
Style: emotional, sweet, touching, sad, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: dog, human animal relationship, reincarnation, animal life, grownups, grandfather granddaughter relationship, teenager, animals, mother daughter relationship, pet dog, family relations, new life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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 ⇓
100%
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Snow Buddies (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Dylan Sprouse, Jim Belushi and Kris Kristofferson lend their voices to this family-friendly tale about a feisty pack of golden retriever puppies that embarks on an Alaskan adventure. When they find themselves stranded in the northern wilderness, the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: kids, girls' night, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: pets, dog, golden retriever, against the odds, getting home, adventure, escapades, contests and competitions, animal life, best friends, dog sled, family ...
Time: 2000s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
44%
The Magic of Lassie (1978)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lassie is claimed from his family by a "former owner" and then braves a cross country trip to rejoin the ones that love her.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: dog, animals, family relations, friends, animal life, hopes, family, rescue, best friends, getting home, pets, adventure ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: colorado, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Where the Red Fern Grows (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Where the Red Fern Grows is the heartwarming and adventurous tale for all ages about a young boy and his quest for his own red-bone hound hunting dogs.
Style: depressing, emotional, sad, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, youth, great depression, childhood, animals, countryside, friendship, coming of age, family relations, pets, parents and children, contests and competitions ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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 ⇓
37%
Chestnut: Hero of Central Park (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ray and Sal, two orphaned sisters, adopt and hide a Great Dane puppy from their two adopted parents living in a luxury downtown New York apartment that expressely forbids dogs.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, youth, pets, human animal relationship, mischievous children, family life, disorder, parents and children, reincarnation, adoption, family relations, friends ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: semi serious, feel good, touching, gothic, sad
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, pre-teens
Plot: hound dog, friendship, adventure, follow your dream, dog, family relations, contests and competitions, hunting, wilderness, american history, youth, animals ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Shiloh 2: Shiloh Season (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After young Marty Peterson rescued Shiloh from his abusive owner, Judd Travers, he thought his troubles were over. But when Judd starts threatening to take "his" dog back, Marty is afraid of losing the best friend he's ever had. Even ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dog, youth, rescue, childhood, family relations, redemption, animal actor, boy and dog, family, odd couple, pets, single parent ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An all-new Disney holiday classic is born - Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups. Starring a brand-new litter of the cutest talking pups ever - Hope, Jingle, Charity, and Noble - it's perfect for the whole family. When Mrs. Claus travels to Pineville, ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good, light ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: dog, santa claus, christmas, family relations, adventure, family gatherings, stowaway, pets, animal life, disorder, youth, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 ⇓
35%
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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, preschoolers, teens
Plot: dog, sport team, ambition, friendship, rivalry, family relations, best friends, contests and competitions, pets, sport, animal life, save the day ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, golden retriever, baseball, youth, sport team, underdog, contests and competitions, disorder, family relations, sport, family, hopes ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Cinnamon (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: University professor Madeline Walters isn’t doing too well in the dating game. Good men are hard to find, so she’s happy spending time with her Maltese puppy Cinnamon, and her precocious teenage daughter Chloe.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: talking dog, christmas, save the day, pets, family relations, fall in love, parents and children, single parent, nothing goes right, dog, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, melancholic, light, entertaining, ridiculous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, adventure, animal life, chihuahua, family, rescue, friendship, disney, animals, pets, police dog, getting home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: beverly hills, california, mexico, usa, tijuana mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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A Dog Named Christmas (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A developmentally challenged young man with a penchant for caring for animals in need sets out to convince his family - and their whole rural community - to participate in a local shelter's inaugural "Adopt a Dog for Christmas ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, dog, adoption, boy dog relationship, pets, family relations, animal shelter, family, animals, friendship, social relations, pet owner relationship ...
Time: 50s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Chilly Christmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old Bobby Cole and his dog Chilly are best friends, living happily in their Southern California beach house. But when Bobby's father Patrick (C. Thomas Howell), a single parent and police detective, accepts a job in New York City, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, dog, youth, pets, family relations, disorder, crimes, parents and children, father son relationship, holiday, save the day, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Search for Santa Paws (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the tradition of disney's classic holiday tales comes a heartwarming movie about the power of giving and the true meaning of christmas. Discover how the legendary friendship of Santa Claus and Santa Paws began in the inspiring original film, ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, santa claus, christmas, friendship, youth, adventure, pets, animal life, orphan, save the day, young heroes, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Firehouse Dog (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Rexxx, Hollywood's top canine star, gets lost and is adopted into a shabby firehouse. He teams up with a young kid to get the station back on its feet.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night, preschoolers, pre-teens ...
Plot: dog, fire department, firefighter, pets, human animal relationship, youth, young heroes, adventure, friendship, family life, parents and children, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
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My Dog Skip (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A shy boy is unable to make friends in Yazoo City, Mississippi in 1942, until his parents give him a terrier puppy for his ninth birthday. The dog, which he names Skip, becomes well known and loved throughout the community and enriches the life of ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, sad, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, coming of age, childhood, world war two, small town, child's point of view, friendship, animals, youth, family, baseball, lifestyle ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, usa, oxford university, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Angels Sing (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: As a child, Michael Walker wished every day could be Christmas. That is, until a tragic accident crushed his holiday spirit. Thirty years later, Michael still can't muster any joy for the holidays, despite encouragement from his playful wife ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, youth, haunted by the past, family relations, family life, friendship, mysterious character, parents and children, coming of age, holiday, family, christmas movie
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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 ⇓
31%
Santa Buddies (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Puppy Paws (the fun-loving son of Santa Paws) gets bored, he finds Budderball on Santa's naughty list and figures he's just the dog to show him how to be an ordinary pup. When the magical Christmas Icicle starts to melt however, and ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, sweet, light, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dog, christmas, santa claus, adventure, save the day, holiday, hopes, owner dog relationship, disney, pets, happy ending, christmas present ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
 4K
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, emotional, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, animal rescue, family, pets, youth, animals, destiny, greed, hopes, friendship, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.0
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First Dog (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A foster boy is befriended by a lost dog who turns out to belong to the President of the United States. The boy decides to run away from the foster home to return the canine to the White House -- "Because it's the right thing to do!"
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, president, adventure, boarding school, family, on the road, youth, boy, couples, child, society, childhood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.8
 3K
Buddy (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric socialite raises a gorilla as her son.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: gorilla, family, adventure, zoo, socialite, animals, friendship, unlikely friendships, adaptation, wilderness, family relations, kids and family ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 80s
Place: usa, canada, chicago illinois, new york, philadelphia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Mr. Stink (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: This family comedy based on David Walliam's best-selling book tells the story of Chloe, who sees Mr. Stink every day, but has never spoken to him. Before she knows it, Chloe has an unusual friend hiding in her garden shed. As it turns out that ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: parents and children, friendship, family, intergenerational friendship, youth, husband wife relationship, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, christmas, homeless, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%