Movies like The Castaway Cowboy

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The Castaway Cowboy (1974)
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The Castaway Cowboy (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wayward Texas cowboy (James Garner) washes up on the beaches of Hawaii and is taken home by an fatherless boy. He saves the family's business while romancing the single mom (Vera Miles).
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: cowboy, adventure, island, family, friends, partners, good versus evil, escapades, rivalry, rescue, woman in danger, children, shipwreck, widow, ship wreck, mother son relationship
Time: 19th century
Place: hawaii, usa

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Most similar movies to The Castaway Cowboy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and feel good films with plots about family, friends, adventure, rivalry, escapades, heroes and disorder mostly in Comedy, Family and Western genres. Some movies like The Castaway Cowboy: One Little Indian (1973), The Wild Country (1970), The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975), Beethoven's 5th (2003), Hot Lead and Cold Feet (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
One Little Indian (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An Army deserter (James Garner) flees by camel across the desert with a white boy (Clay O'Brien) raised by Indians.
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: on the run, native american, partners, chase, escapades, soldier, chases and races, family, opposites attract, adventure, old west, countryside ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Amos and Theodore, the two bumbling outlaw wannabes from The Apple Dumpling Gang, are back and trying to make it on their own. This time, the crazy duo gets involved in an army supply theft case -- and, of course, gets in lots of comic trouble along ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, farce, gang, goofy hero, partners, orphan, rivalry, going straight, heroes, crimes, disorder, family life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Walter Brennan is back as the clever and funny over the hill Texas Ranger Nash Crawford. This time the gang must face corruption in their own home town. The gang put their heads together to clean up their town, take back the rule of law and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: texas ranger, heroes, crimes, murder, alcohol abuse, friendship, old west, vengeance, americana, heist, friends, fugitives ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Wild Country (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Uprooted from their comfortable home in Pennsylvania, James and Kate Tanner, along with their sons, Virgil and Andy, journey to the wild country of 1890s Wyoming to become farmers. Soon, they come face-to-face with tornadoes, bears and wolves. But ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, farm, farming, post civil war, tornado, friends, social misfits, family, rivalry, blind ambition, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, philadelphia, pennsylvania, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A roving bachelor gets saddled with three children and a wealth of trouble when the youngsters stumble upon a huge gold nugget. They join forces with two bumbling outlaws to fend off the greedy townspeople and soon find themselves facing a surly ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: orphan, bank, child in peril, rich and poor, family, adventure, youth, gang, danger, mischievous children, on the run, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, dog, friendship, family life, partners, escapades, heroes, chase, adventure, family, youth, best friends ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Outlaw Trail: The Treasure of Butch Cassidy (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: Three boy scouts, one a great-nephew of Butch Cassidy, and their pretty girl friend hunt for the lost treasure of the legendary bank robber in 1950s Utah. A modern gang of outlaws wants to grab the loot, too, and soon the intrepid heroes are fleeing ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: adventure, friendship, family life, escapades, rivalry, family, teenage life, criminal, outlaw, romantic rivalry, criminal gang, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 1950s, 50s, 1900s
Place: utah, usa, bolivia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Hot Lead and Cold Feet (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twin brothers -- one rough and tough, the other a city-bred milquetoast -- compete for their father's fortune.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: twins, family, siblings relations, rivalry, contests and competitions, friends, small town, family life, small town life, orphan, brother brother relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: filmmaking, pets, dog, disorder, danger, rescue, fish out of water, hollywood, adventure, odd couple, mischievous children, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: feel good, offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: odd couple, crimes, pets, escapades, young heroes, daring rescue, family, mischievous children, rivalry, working undercover, island, friendship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Magic of the Golden Bear: Goldy III (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a sly magician casts a spell so that he can buy Goldy, the last Golden Bear, Jesse runs away with her pet. Hiding deep in the heart of the forest, the youngster meets a 'Ghostman' who believes all animals should be free.
Style: semi serious, exciting, touching, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, family, rivalry, heroes, escapades, wilderness, animal life, orphan, animals, bear, barefoot, gold rush ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Skin Game (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Quincy Drew (Garner) and Jason O'Rourke (Gossett) travel from town to town in the south of the United States during the slavery era. Drew claims to be a down-on-his-luck slave owner who is selling O'Rourke as a slave. Quincy gets the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: interracial relations, rescue, con artists, slave, fugitives, society, buddies, crimes, chases and races, on the run, misfit, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: kansas, missouri, usa, southern usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Beverly Hills Family Robinson (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Marsha Robinson, host of a TV cooking show, takes her family on a working vacation to a South Seas Island, but their yacht is hijacked by pirates, and then shipwrecked, and the Robinsons must survive Marsha's complaints while they build a ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, pirate, shipwreck, survival, escapades, family life, fish out of water, island, ship wreck, disorder, screwball, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A female hustler is chasing after rich men, but becomes repeatedly mixed up with a suave con man and card shark through a series of misadventures before falling in love with him.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: old west, gambler, con artists, saloon girl, dishonesty, fall in love, on the road, gambling, cons and scams, rivalry, adventure, gang ...
Time: 19th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Swindle (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on Gordon Korman's book 'Swindle,' this movie is about a boy named Griffin who finds a valuable multi-million dollar baseball card. After accidentally selling the card for a million dollar loss, he enlists the help of his best ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, friendship, youth, escapades, partners, cons and scams, swindle, friends, family, best friends, child spy, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Lucky Luke and the Daltons (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: France, Germany, Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Joe and Averell are the eldest and youngest of the four Dalton brothers, the worst outlaws in Wild West history...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, goofy hero, criminal heroes, disorder, siblings relations, gang, escapades, bank robber, obsessive quest, old west, cowboy, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Widow's Might (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: From the creators of Bubble Trouble and Heartstrings comes an all new feature-length comedy adventure! John Moore and Cameron Cavillo are buddies; aspiring filmmakers with the dream of winning the prestigious American Viewfinder film festival. When ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: filmmaking, desire for fame, buddies, small town, disorder, ambition, family, friendship, family relations, widow, filmmaker, faith ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Best Player (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chris Sanders and Quincy are both involved in a video game called "Black Hole", and they both want to win the tournament with a $175,500 prize. Quincy then tries to sabotage Chris, but it all goes wrong, because Chris' mom Tracy ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: video game, ambition, lifestyle, friendship, teenage life, family relations, youth, rivalry, parents and children, tournament, contests and competitions, computers and web ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Just 4 Kicks (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Best known as the production designer on most of the Farrelly Brothers films, Sidney J. Bartholomew Jr. makes his directorial debut with this family-friendly soccer comedy. Real-life twin brothers Dylan and Cole Sprouse play a pair of soccer-playing ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: rivalry, family life, family relations, ambition, adventure, twins, underdog, sport, friends, family, hopes, soccer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Six Gun (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When three cowboys show up dead, Tommy, a hard-drinking, retired bounty hunter whose ranch is on the brink for foreclosure, must saddle up one more time to stop the bandit and collect a ransom. Prepare yourself to go back in time to the real old ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: bounty hunter, rivalry, danger, old west, track down, crimes, retired, cowboys and outlaws, gunfight, arrest, horse, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Across the Great Divide (1976)
Genre: Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two orphans set out to claim their inheritance - a 400 acre plot of land in Salem Oregon. To Do so they must cross the rugged snow covered Rocky Mountains in the year 1876.
Style: exciting, sentimental, humorous, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: rocky mountains, wilderness, orphan, on the run, gambler, mountain lion, wolf, heroes, coming of age, danger, family, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: family relations, family life, child in peril, family, youth, mischievous children, escapades, danger, rivalry, rescue, disorder, cons and scams ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Little Rascals Save the Day (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Little Rascals are back in an all-new movie! Join the fun with Spanky, Alfalfa, Darla, Buckwheat, Petey the dog and the whole gang as they are up to their usual mischief! The Rascals try anything to raise the money needed to save their ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: children, friends, save the day, family, family relations, gang, taxi, disorder, youth, goofy hero, eccentric family, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Grand Champion (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 'Grand Champion' weaves the tale of a spunky young boy named Buddy and his prize-winning calf, Hokey, as they climb from the underdog position and up through the ranks of several Texas stock shows to ultimately win the coveted title of ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: human spirit, rise to the top, rivalry, ambition, underdog, friendship, family life, buddies, hopes, redemption, small town, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Lucky Luke (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: France, Argentina
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Fearless gunslinger, Lucky Luke, is ordered by the President to bring peace to Daisy Town.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: cowboy, fighting crime, old west, crimes, adventure, rivalry, hotshot hero, escapades, parody, law enforcement, small town, partners ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.2
 4K
Lucky Luke (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lucky Luke becomes the Sheriff of Daisy Town and runs out all the criminals. Then the Dalton brothers arrive and try to get the Indians to break the peace treaty and attack the town.
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, cult film
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: saloon, odd couple, partners, gang, fighting crime, lone wolves, rivalry, crimes, escapades, adventure, parody, law enforcement ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 3K
Under Wraps (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A comedy-adventure in which three twelve-year-olds have a close encounter with a 3,000-year-old mummy. Marshall, Gilbert and Amy accidentally set the mummy free, but if they don't get him back to his resting place by midnight on Halloween, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating, cult film
Audience: horror for children, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mummy, halloween, adventure, young heroes, friendship, escapades, youth, supernatural, race against time, rescue, old dark house, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Mr. Troop Mom (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Public Defender Eddie is a widower with a 13 year-old daughter, Naomi. A classic workaholic, Eddie has been M.I.A. for most of Naomi's big moments. But when an unfortunately timed accident gives Eddie the opportunity to become the "Team ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: parents and children, family, family life, treasure hunt, friends, camp, siblings relations, youth, family relations, summer camp, in the woods, embarrassment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Snowball Express (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When John Baxter inherits a ski resort in the Rocky Mountains, he quits his job in New York and moves the family west to run it. Only to find that the place is a wreck. But together they decide to try to fix it up and run it. But Martin Ridgeway, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: skiing, hotel, family relations, loan, ski resort, rocky mountains, resort, starting over, against the odds, mountain, farce, family ...
Time: 70s
Place: colorado, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Treasure Buddies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Disney's irresistible talking puppies are back in an all-new movie that takes them halfway across the world to the ruins of ancient Egypt. With the help of some exotic new friends, this epic adventure is a treasure trove of pure Buddy fun. In a ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, adventure, animal life, friendship, young heroes, save the day, treasure hunt, escapades, danger, uninhibited rivalry, legends and myths, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%