Movies like Racing Stripes

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Racing Stripes (2005)
 5.2
 17K
Racing Stripes (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Shattered illusions are hard to repair -- especially for a good-hearted zebra named Stripes who's spent his life on a Kentucky farm amidst the sorely mistaken notion that he's a debonair thoroughbred. Once he faces the fact that his stark stripes mark him as different, he decides he'll race anyway. And with help from the young girl who raised him, he just might end up in the winner's circle.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, inspirational, semi serious, sweet, entertaining, clever, funny, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: zebra, horse, underdog, animal life, horse race, farm, adventure, friendship, ambition, rescue, rivalry, contests and competitions, sport, family relations, breeding, family, gangsters, heroes, friends, parents and children, teenage life, babies and infants, countryside, siblings relations, hopes ...
Place: kentucky, usa, new jersey, san francisco

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Most similar movies to Racing Stripes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about family, friends, friendship, children, culture clash, runaway and mentor mostly in Family, Comedy and Sport genres. Some movies like Racing Stripes: Kevin of the North (2001), Secretariat (2010), Grand Champion (2002), Disney's Air Bud (1997), Air Bud 3 (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ben Crane believes that a severely injured racehorse deserves another chance. He and his daughter Cale adopt the horse (in fact is a mare)and save it of being sacrificed by the owner.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: horse, horse race, family relations, sport, animal training, redemption, hopes, dream come true, parents and children, against the odds, human spirit, racehorse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kevin of the North (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sport
Country: Canada, UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A man must participate in the Iditarod dog race across Alaska to inherit property from his legendary grandfather, but ends up getting much more than he bargained for.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, ambition, sport, contests and competitions, escapades, rivalry, friendship, fish out of water, dog sled, dog, animal life, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 29K
Secretariat (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Housewife and mother Penny Chenery agrees to take over her ailing father's Virginia-based Meadow Stables, despite her lack of horse-racing knowledge. Against all odds, Chenery - with the help of veteran trainer Lucien Laurin - manages to ...
Style: sentimental, inspirational, touching, emotional, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: horse, horse race, against the odds, sport, racehorse, underdog, horse riding, animal training, horse ranch, stallion, rise to the top, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.1
 761
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: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: ambition, rise to the top, rivalry, human spirit, underdog, buddies, hopes, friendship, family life, redemption, small town, family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Disney's Air Bud (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young boy and a talented stray dog with an amazing basketball playing ability become instant friends. Rebounding from his father's accidental death, 12-year-old Josh Framm moves with his family to the small town of Fernfield, Washington. The ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, inspirational, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: golden retriever, dog, pets, basketball, friendship, dog actor, contests and competitions, young heroes, human spirit, small town, underdog, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa, washington state, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.4
 3K
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, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: dog, golden retriever, sport team, ambition, friendship, rivalry, family relations, best friends, contests and competitions, pets, sport, animal life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
 27K
Snow Dogs (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a Miami dentist inherits a team of sled dogs, he's got to learn the trade or lose his pack to a crusty mountain man.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, inspirational, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: dog, adventure, dog sled, pets, talking animals, fish out of water, small town, adoption, disney, friendship, against the odds, dentist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 10K
The Big Green (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a depressed Texas town, British foreign exchange teacher Anna attempts to inject some life into her hopeless kids by introducing them to soccer. They're terrible at first, but Anna and her football-hero assistant whip them into shape. As ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: soccer, school, athlete and trainer, sport, underdog, family, small town life, against the odds, teachers and students, high school life, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Place: texas, usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Air Bud: Golden Receiver (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Josh and Buddy move from basketball to American football in this first of several sequels to the original Air Bud.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, sweet, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: golden retriever, dog, american football, family relations, sport team, sport, family, school, teenage life, friendship, animal life, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.0
 1K
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, kids, pre-teens
Plot: twins, family relations, rivalry, adventure, ambition, family life, underdog, sport, family, friends, hopes, soccer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.0
 8K
Flicka (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A headstrong 16 year old Katy McLaughlin desires to work on her family's mountainside horse ranch, although her father insists she finish boarding school. Katy finds a mustang in the hills near her ranch. Katy then sets her mind to tame a ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, road movie, talky ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: horse, family relations, family, cowboy, hopes, love and romance, parents and children, family life, self discovery, farm, animal life, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Home Run Showdown (2015)
Genre: Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two little league teams take on their coaches' sibling rivalry, and end up doing battle in a place the baseball world never expected: in the outfield of the Home Run Derby.
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: ambition, young heroes, family relations, contests and competitions, sport, youth, family, rivalry, teenage life, parents and children, sport team, underdog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 2.7
 9K
Ed (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jack Cooper (Matt LeBlanc) could be a world-class baseball pitcher if he didn't keep buckling under the pressure. He tries to keep his spirits up after he's traded to a minor league team but loses all hope when he discovers that Ed, one of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, inspirational, sexy ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: baseball, chimpanzee, sport, athlete's life, partners, friendship, against the odds, lifestyle, hopes, kidnapping, animal life, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.9
 3K
Bingo (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bingo, the runaway circus dog, is off the leash and saving Chuckie's life! Bingo and the boy become the best of friends in this canine comedy featuring doggy disguises and skateboarding, pinball and prison. Chuckie and his parents (Cindy ...
Style: touching, humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, on the road, rescue, friendship, family, adventure, pets, escapades, animal life, silly humor, partners, getting home ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 125K
Babe (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Babe is a little pig who doesn't quite know his place in the world. With a bunch of odd friends, like Ferdinand the duck who thinks he is a rooster and Fly the dog he calls mom, Babe realizes that he has the makings to become the greatest sheep ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: horse, pig, dog, talking animals, piglet, farmer, farm, heroism, cat, friendship, prejudice, underdog ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: gorilla, friendship, family relations, zoo, socialite, family, adventure, chimpanzee, rescue, pets, family life, fish out of water ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new york, philadelphia, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 2K
Gus (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The California Atoms are in last place with no hope of moving up. But by switching the mule from team mascot to team member, (He can kick 100 yard field goals!) they start winning, and move up in the rankings, Hurrah! The competition isn't so ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, funny, buddy movie ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: sport team, sport, family, american football, farce, soccer, silly humor, power relations, friends, animal life, against the odds, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.6
 4K
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, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: puppy, golden retriever, family, pets, friendship, partners, adventure, buddies, disorder, heroic mission, odd couple, daring rescue ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Rookie of the Year (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 12-year-old Henry Rowengartner, whose late father was a minor league baseball player, grew up dreaming of playing baseball, despite his physical shortcomings. After Henry's arm is broken while trying to catch a baseball at school, the tendon in ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, inspirational, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: baseball, sport team, sport, contests and competitions, underdog, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, ambition, rivalry, hopes, follow your dream, major league ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.6
 7K
Andre (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true story of how a marine seal named Andre befriended a little girl and her family, circa 1962.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, rescue, family relations, small town, family, seal the animal, orphan, young heroes, mischievous children, heroes, odd couple ...
Time: 90s, 60s, year 1962
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Soccer Dog: European Cup (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Soccer Dog: European Cup opens with the titular hero, Kimble, escaping the clutches of an evil scientist, bent on performing animal experiments. Our plucky canine hero then falls into the hands of Zack (Jake Thomas), an American boy who's been ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: soccer, follow your dream, athlete's life, ambition, human spirit, contests and competitions, rivalry, family relations, disorder, family, hopes, against the odds ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.3
 3K
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, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: dog, animal rescue, pets, rescue, family, hopes, friendship, adventure, heroes, small town life, disorder, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.7
 2K
Gordy (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A talking pig named Gordy becomes involved in a quest to save his family from the slaughterhouse.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, light, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: pig, on the road, rescue, heroic mission, farm, friendship, talking animals, animal life, adventure, journey, kids and family, family ...
Place: boston, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, not serious, light, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens
Plot: animal life, chihuahua, adventure, family, dog, friendship, rescue, pets, getting home, lifestyle, on the road, police dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: beverly hills, mexico, usa, california, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dog, odd couple, adventure, young heroes, friendship, against the odds, rescue, youth, pets, mischievous children, parents and children, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 6K
Lassie (1994)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An update of the Lassie legend stars Thomas Guiry as a troubled city kid whose family retreats to the country, where he befriends the famous collie and changes for the better. Conflict develops when a ruthless sheep rancher causes trouble for ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, boy dog relationship, coming of age, countryside, family, friendship, mischievous children, pets, teenage life, family life, father son relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, virginia, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Zeus and Roxanne (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mary Beth is a marine biologist that gets annoyed when a dog called Zeus stows aboard her research boat. Nevertheless she is intrigued when the intrusive canine makes best-friends with her captive dolphin, Roxanne. She falls in love with Zeus's ...
Style: feel good, touching, sweet, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: dog, dolphins, friendship, adventure, rescue, opposites attract, single parent, family, odd couple, daring rescue, captivity, escapades ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After Gordon Bombay's hockey comeback is cut short he is named coach of Team USA Hockey for the Junior Goodwill Games. Bombay reunites the Mighty Ducks and introduces a few new players, however, he finds himself distracted by his newfound fame ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night ...
Plot: ice hockey, sport team, athlete and trainer, sport, underdog, family, competition, friendship, lifestyle, athlete's life, buddies, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iceland, los angeles, usa, europe, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Herbie Fully Loaded (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maggie Peyton, the new owner of Number 53 - the free-wheelin' Volkswagen bug with a mind of its own - puts the car through its paces on the road to becoming a NASCAR competitor.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: car, car race, friendship, rivalry, underdog, family relations, partners, family, ambition, contests and competitions, adventure, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, feel good, sweet, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: dog, cat, adventure, wilderness, pets, friendship, talking animals, beautiful scenery, fish out of water, journey, survival, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%