Movies like Love Leads the Way: A True Story

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Love Leads the Way: A True Story (1984)
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Love Leads the Way: A True Story (1984)
Genre: Drama, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Morris Frank and the first U.S. Seeing Eye Dog, Buddy.
Plot: blindness, dog, handicapped, german shepherd, seeing eye dog, obstacle, political activism, handicap

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Most similar movies to Love Leads the Way: A True Story

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, serious, realistic and sincere films with plots about dog, family relations, friendship, family, blindness, pets and animals mostly in Drama, Family and History genres. Some movies like Love Leads the Way: A True Story: Chips, the War Dog (1990), And Then There Was Light (2017), The Cay (1974), The Blind Bird (1963), Because of Winn-Dixie (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Chips, the War Dog (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, War
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this made-for-tv movie, misfits Danny Stauffer and Chips (a chicken-chasing German shepherd) are teamed up in the Army's "Dogs for Defense" program during WWII.
Plot: german shepherd, sergeant, dog actor, animals, misfit, animal, world war two, dog
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And Then There Was Light (2017)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young girl struggles after a traumatic horse riding accident causes her to lose her eyesight. CHARLES, the head trainer of Southeastern Guide Dogs, trains Apple, a miniature horse, to be her companion and surrogate eyes.
Plot: blindness, dog, horse, braille, christmas, seeing eye dog, blind man
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78%
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The Cay (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When Young Phillip is separated form his mother and found by a black man named Timothy and his cat Stewcat, Phillip becomes blind and they all end up on an island. Will they survive or will they die?
Plot: stranded, prejudice, blindness, cat, survival, island, boy
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52%
The Blind Bird (1963)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A young boy and his grandfather, while on a bird-banding trip in a marsh, discover a young, blind pelican. They bring the bird home, and the boy learns to care for it, hand-feeding it fish and even bringing it to school when there is no one else at ...
Plot: bird, little boy, x ray, pelican, city, blindness, black cat, cat, grandfather grandson relationship, school, surgeon, hospital ...
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46%
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Because of Winn-Dixie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A girl, abandoned by her mother when she was three, moves to a small town in Florida with her father. There, she adopts an orphaned dog she names Winn-Dixie. The bond between the girl and her special companion brings together the people in a small ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: small town, dog, father daughter relationship, single father, mischievous children, friendship, loneliness, family relations, pets, adaptation, beautiful scenery, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, southern usa
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43%
Beg, Borrow, or Steal (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Three disabled men--one blind, one with no legs and one with no hands--get together to pull off a museum robbery
Plot: museum, heist, prosthetic limb, man in a wheelchair, handicapped, blind man, security guard, obstacle, caper, blindness, robbery, ex cop ...
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43%
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Digger (1993)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young boy is sent to live with relatives when his parents break up. He befriends a dying boy who has an eerie connection with nature.
Plot: dog, psychic, boy, father son relationship, friendship, heart disease, family relations, mother son relationship
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40%
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Longstreet (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Story: Longstreet is an American crime drama series that was broadcast on the ABC in the 1971-1972 season. A 90-minute pilot movie of the same name aired prior to the debut of the series as an ABC Movie of the Week.
Plot: seeing eye dog, obstacle, blindness, private detective, insurance, handicap, martial arts, murder, attempted murder, dog
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An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A fourth grader and her friends deal with bullying from a more popular girl in their class.
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, youth, family relations, family life, school, family, brother sister relationship, father daughter relationship, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, teacher student relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Where the Red Fern Grows: Part Two (1992)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An embittered WWII veteran returns to his grandfather's home in the Louisiana woods. The old man helps his grandson readjust by giving him two hound dog puppies to care for.
Plot: family relations, dog movie, hunting, dog
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Elementary (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Florence is a school teacher devoted to her students. When she encounters young Sacha, a child with problems, she will do everything she can to help him, even to the point of neglecting her own children, her own life, and of questioning her ...
Plot: teacher, school, inspiration, delivery man, restaurant, elementary school, dog, saleswoman, female protagonist, rabbit, kiss, restaurant kitchen ...
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35%
DC 9/11: Time of Crisis (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: This is the story of the days directly after 9/11, and the president's whereabouts. Scheduled to air shortly before the second anniversary of the September 11 attacks, DC 9/11 takes an inside look at the Bush Administration, beginning with the ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, life is a bitch, political conspiracy, leadership, dishonesty, hijacking, americana, politics, state affairs, danger, head of state, government agency ...
Time: september 11 2001
Place: usa, new york, washington d.c., manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Mademoiselle Paradis (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 18th century Vienna. The true story of Maria Theresia von Paradis, a gifted piano player and close friend of Mozart’s, who lost her eye-sight as a child. Desperate to cure their talented daughter, the Paradis entrust Maria to Dr. Mesmer, a ...
Style: stylized, captivating, serious, atmospheric
Plot: pianist, blindness, female musician, therapy, doctor patient relationship, piano, doctor, loss of eyesight, chambermaid, dancing, nosebleed, blind girl ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 1700s
Place: vienna, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Adventures of Dally and Spanky (2019)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A girl inherits a miniature horse that develops an unlikely friendship with her half-sister's Jack Russell Terrier, who takes to riding on the horse's back.
Style: touching, sincere, feel good, sentimental, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, pony, dog, family relations, human animal relationship, unlikely friendships, death of father, internet, trick
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Saving Shiloh (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this third movie about Shiloh, Judd Travers is accused of killing a man he once fought in a bar. Everyone in the town consider Judd to be guilty except Marty Preston, but even him has some doubts. Trying to clear Judd's name Marty and his ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, captivating, saga
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, small town, mischievous children, friendship, family life, best friends, pets, youth, rescue, animal actor, boy and dog, friends ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Lassie's Great Adventure (1963)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: While in Canada Timmy and Lassie encounter a downed hot air ballonist. By accident they end up in the balloon which takes them into the wilderness. The young boy and his dog must find a way to survive even fending off a wild pig.
Style: serious, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: rescue, dog, family, danger, heroes, getting home, hopes, adventure, pets, escapades, survival, wilderness ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Watsons Go to Birmingham (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the Summer of 1963, Flint, Michigan is home to the Watsons, a close knit family. When 15 year-old Byron’s antics go over the top, his parents realize enough is enough and they decide the family needs a dose of Grandma Sands' no nonsense ...
Style: captivating, realistic, sincere, humorous, semi serious
Plot: family relations, road trip, civil rights, americana, social differences, family gatherings, injustice, society, african american, family, family life, on the road ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: alabama, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Togo (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The untold true story set in the winter of 1925 that takes you across the treacherous terrain of the Alaskan tundra for an exhilarating and uplifting adventure that will test the strength, courage and determination of one man, Leonhard Seppala, and ...
Style: captivating, suspense, exciting, tense, atmospheric
Plot: dog, dog sled, puppy, blizzard, adventure, plague, escapades, snow, save the day, friendship, serum, delivery ...
Time: 1920s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Second Sight: A Love Story (1984)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Alexandra McKay (Elizabeth Montgomery) is a woman who's been blind for twenty years and is afraid that people will just try to get close to her because of her condition, so she ultimately stays to herself and her trusty guide dog, Emma. When ...
Plot: love, brother sister relationship, art museum, blindness, female protagonist, burglar, dog, human animal relationship, blind woman, art dealer
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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23 Blast (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a high school football star is suddenly stricken with irreversible total blindness, he must decide whether to live a safe handicapped life or bravely return to the life he once knew and the sport he still loves.
Style: sentimental, uplifting, realistic, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: blindness, family, high school, human spirit, ambition, athlete's life, disability, life turned upside down, society, sport, hopes, sport team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, united states, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Owd Bob (1998)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Recently orphaned David must move to the Isle of Man to live with his grandfather, Adam, who's a sheep farmer. Both long for the end of the summer, having nothing in common but their love for dogs, notably Adam's precious champion ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: orphan, dog, german shepherd, sheepdog, death in the family, countryside, starting over, animal life, disorder, family problems, friends, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, semi serious, feel good, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, animal rescue, rescue, pets, family, friendship, hopes, adventure, family relations, disorder, small town life, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Dog of Flanders (1999)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Poor but happy, young Nello and his grandfather live alone, delivering milk as a livelihood, in the outskirts of Antwerp, a city in Flanders (the Flemish or Dutch-speaking part of modern-day Belgium). They discover a beaten dog (a Bouvier, a large ...
Style: sentimental, touching, tear jerker, inspirational, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: dog, family, friendship, countryside, boy dog relationship, grandfather grandson relationship, family relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, drawing, boy and dog, life philosophy, destiny ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1930s, 70s
Place: flanders, antwerp, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Without Warning: The James Brady Story (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In 1981, during the assassination attempt on then President Ronald Reagan, White House Press Secretary James Brady was shot and left paralyzed.
Plot: obstacle, handicap, assassination
Time: 80s
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27%
Run, Appaloosa, Run (1966)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: In the Nez Perce nation, usually girls may not ride in a certain dangerous "suicide" cross-country and downhill horse race, but trick rider Mary and her exceptional horse Holly Smoke get the chief's permission to do so.
Plot: family relations, animals, race, american indian, clown, animal, girl horse relationship, native american, girl dog relationship, dog, girl, racing ...
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26%
A Dog Named Palma (2021)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is inspired by an incredible story of a shepherd dog named Palm who was inadvertently left in the airport by her owner. She befriends nine-year old Nicholas whose mother dies leaving him with a father he barely knows - a pilot who finds the ...
Style: sweet, touching, sentimental, heartbreaking, tear jerker ...
Plot: dog, pilot, airport, human dog relationship, son, airplane, life philosophy, friendship, human relationship, bonding, lost, animals ...
Time: 70s
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26%
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, sincere, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, adoption, boy dog relationship, dog, pets, family relations, family, animal shelter, animals, mentally challenged, christmas movie, animal life ...
Time: 50s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
When I Find the Ocean (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A little girl leaves home with her pet dog and rabbit to escape abuse and find the ocean in the hopes of feeling closer to her father who has passed away.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: civil rights, dog, friendship, pets, youth, hopes, estrangement, family life, wilderness, child's point of view, family relations, mother ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Benji (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Family
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two school kids strike up a friendship with an orphaned puppy named Benji. When danger befalls them and they end up kidnapped by robbers who are in over their heads, Benji and his scruffy sidekick come to the rescue.
Style: reboot, emotional, touching, sweet, semi serious
Plot: dog, human animal relationship, animal that acts human, kidnapping, salvation, brother sister relationship
Time: 2010s
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Little Miracles (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Rosalía is a cashier at a supermarket. She lives alone, loves reading fairy tales and hides in a magic fantasy world in order to survive living in the real one. She thinks she is a fairy who came on a mission and got caught in this world. She ...
Style: psychotronic
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