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War of the Buttons (2011)
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War of the Buttons (2011)
Original name: La Guerre Des Boutons
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 1960. The thrilling battles waged by a band of kids from two rival villages in the southern French countryside.
Style: realistic, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, children, rivalry, countryside, friendship, friends, family, village life, village, school, betrayal, humiliation, social relations, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, power relations, coming of age, teacher, teachers and students, showdown, fictional war, boarding school, boarding school life, world war two, fight ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and realistic films with plots about youth, family, friendship, friends, disorder, adventure and mischievous children mostly in Family, Adventure and Comedy genres. Some movies like War of the Buttons: Little Nicholas (2009), The Crocodiles (2009), Nicholas on Holiday (2014), Trouble at Timpetill (2008), Hanni & Nanni (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Little Nicholas (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nicolas has a happy existence, parents who love him, a great group of friends with whom he has great fun, and all he wants is that nothing changes. However, one day, he overhears a conversation that leads him to believe that his life might change ...
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Plot: mischievous children, children, little boy, family relations, plan gone awry, friendship, friends, parents and children, family life, school, school teacher, family ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, europe
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War of the Buttons (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Occupied France; Lebrac leads a play war between two rival kid gangs, but a girl he likes, who's Jewish, is in danger of being discovered by local Nazi sympathisers. Lebrac and the village must now respond to the reality of what's ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: rivalry, youth, adventure, mischievous children, village, young heroes, fall in love, friendship, disorder, social relations, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: france, europe
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The Crocodiles (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Hannes, growing up with his young, poor and single mother wants to join the coolest gang in the area, the Vorstadtkrokodile. When the ‘entry test’ goes wrong, Hannes’s life is saved by Kai, who is desperate to join too but is ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
War of the Buttons (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: For generations, two rival French villages, Longueverne and Velrans, have been at war. But this is no ordinary conflict, for the on-going hostilities are between two armies of young schoolboys. When he is beaten by his father for having lost his ...
Style: suspense, realistic, semi serious, captivating, biting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: village, coming of age, fight, boarding school, corporal punishment, childhood, gang, little boy, rivalry, boy, parent child relationship, tradition ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Nicholas on Holiday (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's the end of the school year. The long-awaited moment of the holidays is arrive. The little Nicolas, her parents and Grandma take the road towards the sea, and settle in for some time at the Hotel Beau-Rivage.
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, youth, friendship, family relations, eccentric family, game, hotel, seaside, beach, coming of age, parents and children, family ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Trouble at Timpetill (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Luxembourg
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The children of a small European mountain village end up being its only residents, soon after the adults cannot take their behavior any longer.
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, light, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: youth, soldier, disorder, village, adventure, family relations, prank, escape, save the day, village life, friends, escapades ...
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Hanni & Nanni (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A drama centered around twins attending the same boarding school.
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Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: twins, boarding school, friendship, mischievous children, youth, social relations, disorder, adventure, couples, school, teenager, children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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War of the Buttons (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK, France, Japan, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The children of Ballydowse and Carrickdowse engage in battles where they cut of the buttons, shoe-laces and underwear of their captured opponents. This is to get the boys in trouble with their parents. They go to battle in mass groups of dozens, ...
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Plot: coming of age, childhood, children, youth, rivalry, adventure, family, friendship, male nudity, irish, tragedy, destiny ...
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35%
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Horrid Henry: The Movie (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
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Duration: 93 min.
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Style: entertaining, humorous, not serious, light, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Flying Classroom (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A boy who was once a perpetual outcast finds friends in a new boarding school, united with his new peers gets involved in a heated rivalry with a group of students from a neighboring school.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, fight, boarding school, mischievous children, youth, theatre play, disorder, teachers and students, prank, friendship between men, children, boys' school ...
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Five Children and It (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Psammead is 'It', an ancient, irritable, ugly sand fairy, which five children find one day in a gravel pit. As a reward for finding him, It grants the children one wish a day, the results of which will last until sunset.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, semi serious, gothic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
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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: feel good, touching, sentimental, sweet, melancholic ...
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Plot: dog, boy dog relationship, coming of age, friendship, family, childhood, countryside, mischievous children, pets, teenage life, family life, father son relationship ...
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Monkey in the Middle (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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20%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 2K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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