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The Fox and the Child (2007)
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The Fox and the Child (2007)
Original name: Le Renard et l'Enfant
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young girl of about 10 years lives in a solitary peasant's house on the edge of the jurassic mountains in the East of France. One day in autumn, when she is on her way to school through the forest, she observes a hunting fox. Of course, the fox flees from her, but the girl feels a strong desire to meet the fox again.
Style: captivating, sincere, touching, sentimental, entertaining, disturbing, serious, stylized
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fox, little girl, human animal relationship, friendship, nature, animal life, forest, friends, environmentalism, vixen, youth, animal human communication, animals, wild animal, wildlife, adventure, fish out of water, cave, raccoon, survival, girl, child, animal protagonist, family, dangerous animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, serious, realistic and sentimental films with plots about friendship, family, youth, friends, family relations, animal life and animals mostly in Family, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Fox and the Child: Misa mi (2003), Vicky and Her Mystery (2021), Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009), The Field of Enchantment (2011), Belle & Sebastian (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Misa mi (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When her mother died, 10 year old girl Misa's world stopped. And when her father, along with her new girlfriend, wants to spend the summer in the Swedish province Skåne she refuses to come with them. Misa's father reluctantly agrees that ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wilderness, wolf, coming of age, friendship, fish out of water, youth, family, forest, remarry, village, girl, nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe, scandinavia
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Vicky and Her Mystery (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Stéphane decides to move to the beautiful mountains of Cantal in order to reconnect with his 8-year-old daughter, Victoria, who has been silent since her mother's disappearance. During a walk in the forest, a shepherd gives Victoria a puppy ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, sweet, emotional
Audience: family outing
Plot: wolf, human animal relationship, animals, little girl, countryside, pets, father daughter relationship, loss of mother, single father, wildlife, family, goodhearted ...
Place: france
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Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A drama based on the true story of a college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.
Style: touching, emotional, sad, sentimental, heartbreaking ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dog, friendship, loyalty, animals, human animal relationship, loss of friend, pets, loneliness, friends, death, life & death, family ...
Time: contemporary, 1930s
Place: japan, usa, rhode island
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The Field of Enchantment (2011)
Genre: Family
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man remembers holidays at his uncle in a little village in the French countryside when he was something like 10. He feels so bored until he finds a pond and starts discovering the life in it.
Style: captivating, surreal, stylized, serious, contemplative
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: self discovery, young heroes, family, adventure, friends, secret place, countryside, wilderness, friendship, youth, animal life, surrealism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Belle & Sebastian (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Belle and Sebastian is set high in the snowy Alps during the Second World War. The resourceful Sebastian is a lonely boy who tames and befriends a giant, wild mountain dog, Belle – even though the villagers believe her to be ‘the beast’ that ...
Style: touching, serious, stylized, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, human animal relationship, world war two, adventure, orphan, friendship, on the road, boy and dog, beast, friends, coming of age, little boy ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: alps, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Free Willy (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When maladjusted orphan Jesse vandalizes a theme park, he is placed with foster parents and must work at the park to make amends. There he meets Willy, a young Orca whale who has been separated from his family. Sensing kinship, they form a bond and, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, uplifting, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, chick flick, pre-teens
Plot: animals, killer whale, human animal relationship, freedom, friendship, family, adventure, ocean, happy ending, animal life, unlikely friendships, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: portland oregon, oregon, usa
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School of Life (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Paris 1930. Paul has only ever had one and the same horizon: the high walls of the orphanage, an austere building in the Parisian working class suburbs. Entrusted to a joyful country woman, Célestine, and her husband, Borel, the rather stiff ...
Style: scenic, nature documentary, touching, sweet, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: nature, poacher, orphan, forest, adult child friendship, understanding, animals, hound dog, animal human communication, foster home, mystery, foster child ...
Time: 1930s
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Pollyanna (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Pollyanna Whittier goes to live with her wealthy but bitter aunt after the tragic death of her father. Pollyanna shares a game her father taught her -- the 'Glad Game' -- in which everyone can find a silver lining in even the darkest ...
Style: touching, feel good, uplifting, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: optimism, teaching the ways of the world, friendship, small town life, orphan, small town, hopes, young heroes, family, countryside, friends, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Eskil & Trinidad (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Eskil moves from town to town with his father in Northern Sweden. He misses his mother and sucks at playing hockey, the main activity among the boys his age. Things changes when he meets Trinidad, a mysterious woman who lives outside society ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, friendship, family relations, parents and children, village life, coming of age, father son relationship, adventure, father and son, sport team, friends, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Bear (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orphan bear cub hooks up with an adult male as they try to dodge human hunters.
Style: touching, scenic, uplifting, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: animals, wilderness, survival, adventure, nature, bear, friendship, dog, family, hunting, bear attack, heroic mission ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: british columbia, canada, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: serious, sincere, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: poaching, rescue, wolf, courage, friendship, adventure, parents and children, family, escapades, mountain climbing, female protagonist, strong female character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Secret Garden (1987)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a spoiled English girl living in 19th century India loses both parents in a cholera epidemic, she is sent back to England to live in a country mansion. The lord is a strange old man-- frail and deformed, immensely kind but so melancholy. She ...
Style: touching, sincere, fairy tale, sentimental, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: orphan, garden, little girl, family relations, uncle, friendship, mansion, family problems, mischievous children, family life, child's point of view, cholera ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 115
Danny (1977)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young girl's special love for a horse helps them both.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: horse, girl horse relationship, equestrian, friendship, teenage life, family, youth, family relations, friends, animal life, young at heart, human animal relationship ...
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Storm (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
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Duration: 107 min.
Story: The team of people who saved Winter's life reassemble in the wake of her surrogate mother's passing in order to find her a companion so she can remain at the Clearwater Marine Hospital.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
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Where the Red Fern Grows (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, sad, gothic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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White Lion (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: South Africa
Duration: 88 min.
Story: According to the legend of the Shangaan, white lions are the messengers of the gods, but it has been years since one has been seen in their remote African valley. When a white lion is miraculously born into that valley, a young Shangaan named ...
Style: sincere, emotional, exciting, colourful, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, touching, feel good ...
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26%
Where the Red Fern Grows (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: sad, semi serious, touching, feel good
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25%
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24%
 6.7
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Genre: Drama, Family
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Duration: 90 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Maiden and the Wolves (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: emotional, serious, disturbing, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
An American Girl Adventure (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Pre-American Revolution Virginian girl whose love for the outdoors leads to the friendship of a lifetime. Felicity loves horses, and though her parents plead with her to remain indoors, she years to ride the open plains. When Felicity comes into ...
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, feel good
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.4
 473
Rascal (1969)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy filled with tenderness as a baby raccoon snuggles his way into the life of a lonely boy. He becomes the boy's only companion during his father's frequent absences. Because of Rascal, both father and son realize their ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching, feel good
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Booky & the Secret Santa (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Booky does everything she can to make an enjoyable Christmas, for her family, during the depression as her father is out of work.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
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Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Call of the Wild (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Self-centered and status-conscious, ten year old Ryann Hale journeys to Montana to visit her down-to-earth grandpa, Bill Hale. Ryann bonds with a wolf-dog, Buck, and schemes to save him from a cruel dogsledder.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, contemplative
Audience: family outing
Plot: family holiday, small town, friendship, young heroes, adventure, contests and competitions, friends, rivalry, human animal relationship, grandfather granddaughter relationship, countryside, snow ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%