Movies like The Real Macaw

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The Real Macaw (1998)
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The Real Macaw (1998)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An ancient talking macaw named Mac becomes the saving grace for an elderly man threatened with a nursing home, when it is discovered that the talking bird knows the whereabouts of a buried treasure from its days with a pirate. His grandson decides to go off on the hunt only to discover that a resort now exists where the treasure is buried.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: parrot, pirate, hotel, treasure hunt, family relations, buried treasure, adventure, family, family life, adventurer, elderly, mischievous children, escapades, teaching the ways of the world, disorder, golden years, island, bird, teenage boy, debt, father son relationship, retirement home, anthropologist, grandfather grandson relationship, australian ...
Place: australia

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Most similar movies to The Real Macaw

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, feel good and touching films with plots about adventure, family, family relations, friends, escapades, danger and youth mostly in Family, Adventure and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Real Macaw: Napoleon (1995), Joey (1997), Treasure Island (1972), Hildegarde, a Duck Down Under (2001), Jumping Ship (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Napoleon (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Australia, Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The adventures of Golden Retriever pup Napoleon and his friend, the parrot Birdo Lucci.
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: golden retriever, family relations, dog, balloon, pets, misfit, young heroes, youth, escapades, odd couple, family, danger ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
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95%
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Joey (1997)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Billy is a boy who is trying to save a baby kangaroo called Joey when it is caught and taken to Sydney. Linda, the young daughter of the U.S. Ambassador is helping Billy in his task.
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, kangaroo, babies and infants, danger, rescue, heroes, young heroes, mischievous children, orphan, youth, adventure, family ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Treasure Island (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: UK, France, Italy, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young Jim Hawkins finds himself serving with pirate captain Long John Silver in search of a buccaneer's treasure, in this short adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ship, island, treasure hunt, pirate, rivalry, escapades, tragic hero, heroes, family, rebellion, danger, adventurer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Hildegarde, a Duck Down Under (2001)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A family's adventure to save one of their own - their beloved pet duck.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, young heroes, adventure, rescue, heroes, danger, youth, pets, family life, brother brother relationship, smuggling, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 6.2
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Jumping Ship (2001)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Joseph, Matthew and Andrew Lawrence (TV's Brotherly Love) star in this thrilling, action-packed sequel to the Disney Channel Original Movie Horse Sense. It's first-class adventure on the high seas for Michael Woods (Joseph Lawrence) and ...
Style: exciting, feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: pirate, resort, adventure, chase, treasure hunt, siblings relations, danger, daring rescue, ship, parents and children, family life, island ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Lost Treasure of Sawtooth Island (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Danny Quinn (Seth Bernard) lives with one great dream... he wants to prove his late father was right about a pirate treasure in the depths of Lake Michigan.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: ghost, family relations, treasure hunt, treasure map, single parent, dealing with death, pirate, family, young heroes, rescue, heroes, rivalry ...
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Treasure of Pirate's Point (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ahoy Maties! There's a treasure chest of gold buried on Pirate's Point. When the living descendant of legendary pirate Captain Vane lets Ray in on the secret, there's mutiny in the town. Now, Ray and his friends are on a mission to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, surprise ending
Audience: family outing
Plot: pirate, friendship, friends, family life, treasure hunt, rivalry, adventure, family relations, best friends, escapades, heroes, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Beverly Hills Family Robinson (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Marsha Robinson, host of a TV cooking show, takes her family on a working vacation to a South Seas Island, but their yacht is hijacked by pirates, and then shipwrecked, and the Robinsons must survive Marsha's complaints while they build a ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ship wreck, adventure, pirate, shipwreck, survival, family life, fish out of water, escapades, island, danger, screwball, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Rusty: A Dog's Tale (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two orphans named Jory and Tess live with their grandparents. However, their cousins Bart and Bertha try to take them away because the two kids have trust funds from their dead parents. When Bart and Bertha kidnap the newborn puppies, Rusty the dog ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, rescue, dog, child custody, mischievous children, danger, youth, young heroes, daring rescue, anti heroes, animal life, disorder ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
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Bennie Stout (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Fisherman’s son Benjamin - Bennie - Stout is a boy with a heart of gold who always gets himself into trouble. His St. Nicholas wish list includes a pedal car, just like the one the sneaky mayor’s son Roderick has. These are the depression years ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, family life, adventure, escapades, youth, family relations, show tunes, disorder, small town, small town life, santa claus, family ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Treasure Island (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Young Jim Hawkins and peg-legged Long John Silver set sail for adventure in Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of dastardly pirates, swashbuckling heroes, buried treasure and a young boy's amazing courage. The narrative diverges from ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, surprise ending
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, heroes, castaway, child hero, treasure map, traitor, lost treasure, adventure, imaginary, escapades, obsessive quest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Million Dollar Kid (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Comedy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Hunter family has hit the jackpot--scoring a winning 50 million dollar lottery ticket! But when the ticket is lost on the way to cashing it in, the Hunters face overwhelming obstacles in chasing down the ticket before it is stolen by some ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, disorder, adventure, nothing goes right, family, mischievous children, race against time, lottery, dog, lottery ticket, family life, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
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A Dog's Tale (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anything is possible when the Professor tells Tim about a supernova that grants wishes. Unfortunately, when Tim's wish doesn't go as planned, he finds himself in a dog's body!
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: child as adult, adventure, mischievous children, escapades, heroes, treasure hunt, wish come true, animal life, hopes, daring rescue, danger, family life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An all-new Disney holiday classic is born - Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups. Starring a brand-new litter of the cutest talking pups ever - Hope, Jingle, Charity, and Noble - it's perfect for the whole family. When Mrs. Claus travels to Pineville, ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: santa claus, dog, christmas, adventure, family relations, friends, stowaway, disorder, pets, animal life, family gatherings, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Tommy Tricker and the Stamp Traveller (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the joker Tommy Tricker plays some practical jokes on some of his friends, his best friend Ralph, a stamp collector, discovers the secret of "stamp travel" to make him travel around the world on a stamp to bring back the mysterious ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friends, family relations, part animation, miniaturization, imaginary, rivalry, mischievous children, orphan, good versus evil, heroes, adventure, family ...
Place: australia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: chase, adventure, mischievous children, young heroes, disorder, danger, kids in trouble, child in peril, family relations, friends, youth, family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Sea Gypsies (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man and a woman and 3 children start to sail around the world. They are shipwrecked near an uninhabited isle. This island is full of wild animals and it is very dangerous for them in the begining. They live through a lot of wonderful adventure ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: stowaway, island, survival, wilderness, shipwreck, pelican, adventure, dangerous animal, youth, daring rescue, family, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: alaska, usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Beethoven's 5th (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When Sara takes Beethoven to spend summer vacation with wacky Uncle Freddie in an old mining town, the mischievous canine "digs up" the missing clue to a legendary hidden fortune of Rita and Moe ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, dog, friendship, family life, friends, partners, escapades, heroes, chase, adventure, family, youth ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: feel good, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, best friends, escapades, youth, young heroes, pets, journey, friendship, rivalry, family relations, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Candleshoe (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Candleshoe is a 1977 Walt Disney Productions live action movie based on the Michael Innes novel Christmas at Candleshoe and starring Jodie Foster, Helen Hayes in her last screen appearance, David Niven and Leo McKern.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: hidden treasure, orphan, country estate, adventure, treasure hunt, butler, family, friendship, parents and children, family life, fish out of water, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, los angeles, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Lost Treasure of the Knights Templar (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Danish brilliant pre-teen student Nis uses his summer holiday to learn Latin so he can properly study the Knights Templar inheritance on Bjornholm island from sources. His friends Mathias, a dumb jock, and Kathrine, who only comes to spend time wear ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: treasure hunt, ancient mystery, rescue, parents and children, danger, mystery, adventure, family relations, religions or cults, island, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths ...
Time: middle ages, 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Magic Island (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jack Carlisle is a disillusioned 13-year old boy. His mother is always away at work since his father left. He decides to run away, as his mom won't miss him. As he is ready to leave, his nanny, convinces him to read this 'magic book'. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, stylized, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: island, mermaid, treasure map, pirate, nanny, youth, danger, disorder, family relations, child in peril, parents and children, imaginary kingdom ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Elephant Tales (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A tale of two elephant brothers, Tutu and Zef, in search of their mother, and the menagerie of wild creatures they encounter along the way. Just days after the birth of baby elephant Tutu, human hunters arrive late at night and decimate the herd. ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, sincere, touching, fairy tale
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventurer, mischievous children, animal life, orphan, rescue, danger, escapades, family life, righting the wronged, adventure, getting home, elephant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Pippi in the South Seas (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Pippi in the South Seas (original title is Pippi Långstrump på de sju haven) is a 1970 film, based on the eponymous children's books by Astrid Lindgren with the cast of the 1969 TV series. Pippi, with friends Tommy and Annika, adventures on ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: island, pirate, youth, partners, danger, getting home, save the day, escapades, young heroes, heroes, treasure hunt, heroic mission ...
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Help! I've Shrunk the Family (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seven-year-old Johannes Blom gets blown away when he discovers a little man in the kitchen cupboard, hidden behind the peanut butter jar. He’s even more astonished when he realizes that this little man, ‘Wiplala’, has magical powers. When ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, fish out of water, supernatural, escapades, family, disorder, miniaturization, shrinking, boy, wizards, youth, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, mischievous children, family relations, disorder, family, youth, single parent, animal life, coming of age, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: rivalry, village, adventure, mischievous children, fall in love, friendship, young heroes, social relations, disorder, life is a bitch, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Told from Mowgli's point of view, it's the story of how a boy became a mancub and a mancub became a man.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: rescue, jungle, escapades, family, young heroes, adventure, coming of age, heroes, mischievous children, danger, youth, feral man ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, 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 ⇓
31%
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Tom Sawyer (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Musical, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Tom Sawyer and his pal Huckleberry Finn have great adventures on the Mississippi River, pretending to be pirates, attending their own funeral, and witnessing a murder.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: small town, friendship, adventurer, adventure, young heroes, mischievous children, heroes, escapades, youth, disorder, friends, family relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, missouri, usa, st. petersburg russia, mississippi river ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%