Movies like Rafiki 2009

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Rafiki (2009)
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Rafiki (2009)
Original name: Bestevenner
Genre: Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Three friends - Julie, Mette and Naisha - are enjoying the first snow in the village. They have snowball fights with the boys and look forward to Christmas. One day Naisha suddenly disappears. With a secret address written in invisible ink as their only clue, they sneak onto the night train to the city. They need to find Naisha before the police do.
Style: captivating, feel good, light, entertaining, touching, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, missing child, friends, mischievous children, escapades, riddles and clues, danger, friendship, christmas, best friends, youth, family, village life, disorder, child in peril, social relations, strong female character, police, politics, snow, politician, courage, refugee, personal growth, immigration ...
Time: 21st century
Place: norway, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, feel good, humorous and semi serious films with plots about family, youth, friendship, friends, disorder, family relations and escapades mostly in Family, Adventure and Comedy genres. Some movies like Rafiki: Where Is Winky's Horse? (2007), A Christmoose Story (2013), Karla & Katrine (2009), Monkey in the Middle (2014), Hanni & Nanni (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Where Is Winky's Horse? (2007)
Genre: Family
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the sequel to "Winky's Horse", 8-year old Winky looks after the horse of St Nicholas. Then one day the horse runs away.
Style: feel good, captivating, light, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: horse, family life, friendship, escapades, track down, youth, hopes, disorder, family relations, school, sinterklaas, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A Christmoose Story (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands, Sweden
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Based on the best-selling novel, A CHRISTMOOSE STORY brings to life the tale of an unlikely friendship between a young boy and a large, talking moose. Young Max has low expectations for his first Christmas after his parents’ divorce, when suddenly ...
Style: feel good, captivating, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, save the day, friendship, escapades, adventure, family, friends, disorder, gift, boy, santa claus, talking animals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Karla & Katrine (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Karla invites Katrine to spend the holidays with her, hoping they might become best friends. As it turns out, nothing goes as planned. Karla meets Jonas and falls in love for the first time, and she nearly forgets all about Katrine. However, the two ...
Style: feel good, sincere, entertaining, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, escapades, fighting crime, best friends, youth, love and romance, family life, countryside, motorcycle chase, friends, young lovers, family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Roxy Hunter and the Secret of the Shaman (2008)
Genre: Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Serenity Fall's favorite super sleuth is on the case again! The town is alarmed when a priceless crystal turns up missing. The only suspect seems to be a strange man living in the woods known as Shaman. It's up to Roxy Hunter (Aria ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, light, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, friendship, mischievous children, in the woods, youth, danger, family, shaman, girl, dog, adventure ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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 ⇓
70%
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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.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: twins, boarding school, friendship, mischievous children, youth, social relations, disorder, school, adventure, couples, heroes, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Seven of Daran: Battle of Pareo Rock (2008)
Genre: Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jimmy, an 11-year old European boy, goes to Africa with his mother, a busy executive charged with establishing a golf resort. However, on arriving they find themselves caught up in a war situation between rival indigenous tribes fighting over the ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: rivalry, resort, jungle, animal life, golf, escapades, desert, adventure, friendship, journey, friends, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Bigfoot (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The whole family will enjoy huge laughs and giant, hairy adventures with this touching tale about a big-hearted Bigfoot. Lost in the forest, he befriends three kids, Percy, Madison and Leonard, who are determined to protect him. When two local ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: rescue, adventure, friendship, friends, captivity, school, danger, youth, in the woods, sasquatch, rivalry, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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 ⇓
66%
K-9 Adventures: Legend of the Lost Gold (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Kassie and her friends stumble across an old, broken pocket watch they begin an unexpected journey to unlock the secret of the legendary Garrison Gold. They'll have to solve riddles and follow clues to find the lost treasure. With the help ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, treasure hunt, escapades, best friends, young heroes, youth, pets, journey, friendship, rivalry, friends, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 ⇓
61%
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Santa Hunters (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Four children trIn Santa Hunters, Alex and his cousins Zoey (Yde) and Richard (Coronel) create an elaborate setup of traps to catch Santa on tape, but their plan backfires when they realize that seeing Santa will cause him to lose his Christmas ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family, adventure, escapades, track down, youth, santa claus, friendship, chases and races, imaginary, heroes, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Barney's Animal ABCs (2008)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Barney and his friends are playing a game and finding an animal for each letter of the alphabet, and everyone is excited to give it a try.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, educational, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers
Plot: friendship, youth, escapades, misfit, disorder, animal life, animal that acts human, friends, family, tyrannosaurus rex, kids and family, song
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 205
Karla & Jonas (2010)
Genre: Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Karla met Jonas during a summer vacation at the lake. After being unable to stop thinking about him and their kiss she phones him, making up a school assignment about children living in an orphanage, which is precisely where Jonas lives.
Style: sentimental, feel good, light, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, teenage love, youth, teenage life, on the road, family relations, orphan, coming of age, track down, parents and children, obsessive quest, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 ⇓
57%
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 ⇓
57%
The Metro Chase (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This family comedy is about, Zack, an 8-year old American boy who is separated from his 18-year old sister, as they arrive in Paris for a family vacation. Seth, and friends track Zack down.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, mischievous children, chase, disorder, danger, kids in trouble, silly humor, friends, family relations, child in peril, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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%
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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 ⇓
49%
Roxy Hunter and the Myth of the Mermaid (2008)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Story: Roxy is at it again when, in pursuit of a local journalism award, she brings home a mysterious amnesiac who was found soaking wet outside of the local coffee shop. After ceremoniously naming her ANNIE NONYMOUS, Roxy takes the young lady home and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mermaid, amateur detective, investigation, memory loss, mysterious character, disorder, legends and myths, adventure, youth, family, journalism, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Wolf Summer (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The young Norwegian girl Kim almost gets killed after falling from a hillside. She finds shelter and stumbles upon the territory of a wolf and her puppy. She barricades herself, but as time passes she finds the wolf less and less frightening. When ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: rescue, friendship, animal life, adventure, parents and children, escapades, family, danger, female protagonist, wolf, strong female character, courage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Chubby Drums (2010)
Genre: Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Fat adolescent Dik Trom enjoys growing up in a hedonistic town devoted to food and fun. When a restaurant chain offers his father the life-long-dreamed opportunity to run his own, the Trom family moves. Their new home town Dunhoven is however ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, light, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, troublemaker, eccentric family, parents and children, youth, mischievous children, nothing goes right, leaving home, social relations, small town, small town life, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Christmas Story 2 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The original traditional one-hundred-percent red-blooded two-fisted all-american christmas continues five years later with Ralphie, Randy mom and the old man. This time Ralphie has his eyes fixed on a car. But trouble is sure to follow.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: christmas, family life, eccentric family, family, youth, holiday, teaching the ways of the world, love, society, adventure, destiny, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Famous Five 2 (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: For their bicycle tour to Catmoor, the friends Julian, Dick and Anne, their cousin Georgina, called George, and her dog Timmy have long looked forward to. But the camping holiday in the countryside ends with the kidnapping of Dick, confuse the two ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, friends, young heroes, investigation, danger, heroes, youth, escapades, family, crimes, best friends, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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I Heart Shakey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shakey is a family film about a 35-year-old widower named J.T. O'Neil, his precocious 10-year-old daughter and their devoted mutt Shakey. After moving from a small town to Chicago and missing the fine print in their rental contract, J.T. is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, family relations, parents and children, friends, pets, disorder, youth, mischievous children, dog, friendship, escapades, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 ⇓
45%
Princess and the Pony (2011)
Genre: Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sheltered young princess is sent to live with relatives in America, where she befriends a pony held captive by a shady carnival owner.
Style: captivating, sincere, entertaining, light, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, rescue, family relations, fish out of water, youth, danger, disorder, carnival, kidnapping, pony, heroine, castle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Father of Four: In Japanese Mode (2010)
Genre: Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a Japanese family moves in next door, Per and Shin, the same age, instantly become friends. But after the boys cut school, each set of parents' blames the other, causing a rift between neighbors. What will it take for the two families to ...
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, light, not serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, culture clash, youth, family relations, family, parents and children, mischievous children, disorder, immigrants, friends, bully, zoo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Switchmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: All Ira Finkelstein wants for Christmas is...Christmas. Unfortunately, his parents are sending him to Florida to be with his Grandparents. Ira's spirit soars as he manages to land in Christmas Town, USA, instead.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, follow your dream, disorder, mischievous children, youth, switching roles, parents and children, family relations, friends, family, hopes, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, suburban life, suburbs, friendship, heroes, buddies, best friends, youth, teenage life, family, witnessing a crime, amateur detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%