Movies like Little Heroes

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Little Heroes (1999)
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Little Heroes (1999)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Harry Burton is going to fly to Washington DC to testify against his former employer, which could hardly hurt the whole tobacco industry. For two days, Harry and his wife Shelly have let their kid Charlie alone in the big house, only with their maid Maria and their dogs Samson and Hercules. But two thugs are breaking into the house to threaten Charlie's life and so force Harry to change his testimony.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: crimes, family, kidnapping, pets, good versus evil, anti hero, isolation, child as adult, anti heroes, young heroes, domestic disturbance, save the day, when the parents are away, dog, break in, hearing, home alone
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c.

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Most similar movies to Little Heroes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and realistic films with plots about family, family relations, youth, friends, disorder, dog and pets mostly in Family, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Little Heroes: A Kid Called Danger (1999), The Three Dogateers (2014), Santa vs. Claus (2008), Monkey in the Middle (2014), Undercover Kids (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Kid Called Danger (1999)
Genre: Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young boy dreams of someday becoming a detective just like his father.
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: law enforcement, criminal heroes, young heroes, adventurer, crimes, heroes, partners against crime, partners, parents and children, child as adult, disorder, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Three Dogateers (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a couple of burglars make off with their family's presents and decorations, the Three Dogateers set off on a journey to sniff out the bad guys and save Christmas!
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, save the day, escapades, pets, obsessive quest, santa claus, christmas movie, christmas, friendship, family, disorder, musketeer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Santa vs. Claus (2008)
Genre: Family
Country: Spain
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Christmas is in trouble. Santa, who has been bitten by the Fame Bug, is now magically split from Claus, his conscience and Christmas Spirit. "Fun, fun, fun" seems to be Santa's new purpose in life - which Claus, of course, strongly ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: rivalry, good versus evil, heroes, save the day, split personality, race against time, family, chases and races, santa claus, christmas
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Sam Steele and the Junior Detective Agency (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 13-year-old Sam Steele Jr. forms his own private detective agency to emulate his father, Des Moines detective Sam Steele, and helps track down a jewel thief.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: save the day, young heroes, adventure, investigation, heroes, amateur detective, best friends, youth, danger, family, escapades, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, mischievous children, friendship, disorder, youth, family, single parent, animal life, friends, coming of age
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Undercover Kids (2004)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Nicole and Nelson are twins with psychic powers. On the first day of school everyone is talking about the recent vandalism at school. Nicole and Nelson decide to go undercover to find the culprit. The twins get child genius George & his high ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, disturbing, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: twins, school, amateur detective, adventure, save the day, working undercover, rivalry, escapades, danger, undercover, heroes, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Au Pair 3: Adventure in Paradise (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Caldwells take a family trip to Puerto Rico where their father is also securing a secret business deal, while the kids find their own paths. Eight years have passed since the events of Au Pair, and newly graduated as his high school's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: nanny, family life, parents and children, family business, family, youth, family relations, prank, father son relationship, swimwear, teenager, swimsuit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 ⇓
50%
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Adventures of Bailey: Christmas Hero (2012)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: It's "Christmas time" at the Baker household, and Bailey is at it again. Worried that he will not get any presents from Santa because he's been a bad doggie, Bailey learns about a mysterious Native American Indian called the ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, family life, on the road, getting home, siblings relations, hopes, family relations, dog, christmas, escapades, wish come true, pets ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Christmas Tail (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two single parents fall in love while fighting over a puppy to give to their children for Christmas.
Style: feel good, light, entertaining, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, love, single parent, custody, family relations, fall in love, pets, rivalry, dog, family, love and romance, unlikely couple
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Babysitters Beware (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Seven-year-old Danny Parker is a good kid who loves his parents. But they have to go out on business dinners all the time, leaving him stuck with a sitter. It's not so bad when it's his favorite babysitter, Janelle but he also gets stuck ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, nanny, when the parents are away, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder, little boy, save the day, friendship, rivalry, youth, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, police detective, twins, nothing goes right, young heroes, youth, silly humor, disorder, terminator, mischievous children, danger, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Maya Dolittle (Kyla Pratt) is back in a heartwarming adventure of presidential proportions! Maya's dream of going to vet school is put on hold when she gets a call from the president of the United States. It seems the First Dog is out of ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: veterinarian, animals, danger, escapades, pets, save the day, silly humor, animal life, disorder, imaginary, race against time, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Beethoven's Treasure Tail (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After everyone's favorite St. Bernard gets fired from a movie, Beethoven begins the long journey home with his trainer, Eddie. On their way, they become stranded in a small coastal town where the beloved canine befriends a young boy who is ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, save the day, pets, treasure hunt, youth, animal life, danger, family, escapades, pirate, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Abner, the Invisible Dog (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bullied teen stumbles into possession of a top-secret government formula that turns his dog invisible and gives it the power of speech.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, friendship, pets, family, suburbs, youth, birthday, invisibility, when the parents are away, disorder, friends, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Finding Rin Tin Tin (2007)
Genre: Family
Country: Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The true story of the legendary German Shepherd who was found by American pilot Lee Duncun in France during World War I, and later became the most famous animal star in Hollywood history.
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating, exciting, touching
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, family relations, escapades, pets, rising to stardom, world war one, save the day, danger, battle zone, daring rescue, animal life, filmmaking ...
Time: 1910s
Place: france, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Step Dogs (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a pampered Hollywood pooch is sent up to North to live with a wise cracking farm-mutt, all leashes are off.
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family, family life, kidnapping, farce, family relations, youth, crimes, siblings relations, when the parents are away, talking dog, dog, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 ⇓
41%
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Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Jr. (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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: escapades, adventure, rescue, obsessive quest, danger, disorder, uncover truth, family, pets, private detective, heroes, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Bannister family including former K-9 police hero Zeus (voiced by Mario López) is back, and this time they're spending their holidays at a beautiful Rocky Mountain resort. But toss in an unexpected visit from cocky Uncle Randy (Casper Van ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, light
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: save the day, family, animal life, pets, family relations, dog, christmas, christmas movie, destiny, adventure, love, holiday ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pets, christmas, dog, family relations, disorder, youth, crimes, parents and children, father son relationship, best friends, single parent, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Dog Gone (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A courageous boy battles a gang of bumbling thieves to rescue a dog carrying a fortune in stolen diamonds.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: caper, dog, rescue, disorder, rivalry, escapades, crime gone awry, adventure, stash, heist, odd couple, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Golden Winter (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A runaway boy befriends a pack of homeless puppies. Together, they stop a bank robbery and find a family to adopt them all.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: heist, golden retriever, friendship, family, crimes, youth, disorder, christmas, dog, friends, family relations, talking dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, friends, money raising ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Pudsey the Dog: The Movie (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A heartwarming, quintessentially British adventure for all the family, PUDSEY THE DOG: THE MOVIE follows cheeky London stray dog, Pudsey, who is quite happy being a lone ranger, looking out for number one, until he meets siblings Molly (Izzy ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: save the day, pets, friendship, social relations, animal life, village, family, disorder, village life, dog, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The 12 Dogs of Christmas (2005)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This holiday tale has all the elements of a classic heartwarmer--cuddly dogs, small town spirit, and even a full-fledged Christmas pageant. Set during the meager years of the Great Depression, 12 DOGS OF CHRISTMAS follows the story of Emma, a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, school, lifestyle, family, animal life, holiday, dogcatcher, great depression, dog, puppy, pets, destiny ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Sesame Street Christmas Carol (2006)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Oscar the Grouch is visited by three ghosts in an attempt to teach him the true meaning of Christmas.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: disorder, eccentric family, fish out of water, hopes, androids and robots, ghost, misfit, mad scientist, social misfits, nothing goes right, mischievous children, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, humorous, captivating, sincere
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, talking dog, teddy bear, friendship, adventure, rescue, heroes, getting home, best friends, youth, pets, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Max 2: White House Hero (2017)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Max is assigned to the White House while Butch, the secret service dog, is on maternity leave. He meets TJ, a 12 year old boy, who is the President's son. Due to his father's high profile, he is trying hard to fit in and lead a normal ...
Style: light, humorous, twists and turns, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: dog, police dog, dog movie, white house, usa president, friendship, danger, adventure, escapades, teenage life, rescue, pets ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Scoot & Kassie's Christmas Adventure (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Luke Perry stars in this heartwarming "tail." Kassie, her friends and her dog, Scoot, organize a holiday fundraiser, but must protect the cash from some crooks in order to save Christmas.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sincere, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, animal life, friends, escapades, youth, family, single parent, small town, friendship, family relations, dog, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%