Movies like The Retrievers

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The Retrievers (2001)
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The Retrievers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the Lowry Family moves from New York to Placerville in California, a golden retriever comes to their house. The family starts to take care of her and the retriever, now named Pilot, has puppies. They give all of the puppies away, but later realize that they are an important part of their family. They try to find all of the puppies, which they do. Throughout the movie, Tom, the dad, is caught up in his business and has to choose between family or business multiple times.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, golden retriever, pets, family life, animal life, dog, family, friends, countryside, puppy, moving, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, relocation, husband wife relationship, pet dog, lost dog, overalls, mother son relationship
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and sentimental films with plots about family, pets, family relations, dog, friends, disorder and animal life mostly in Family, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Retrievers: Treasure Buddies (2012), Marmaduke (2010), Marley & Me: The Puppy Years (2011), Beethoven's 4th (2001), Chestnut: Hero of Central Park (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Treasure Buddies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Disney's irresistible talking puppies are back in an all-new movie that takes them halfway across the world to the ruins of ancient Egypt. With the help of some exotic new friends, this epic adventure is a treasure trove of pure Buddy fun. In a ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, adventure, friendship, animal life, young heroes, save the day, treasure hunt, danger, pets, rivalry, escapades, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: egypt
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Marmaduke (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When Phil and Debbie Winslow relocate from their native Kansas to the sunny climes of Orange County, their big-hearted, havoc-wreaking Great Dane gets a taste of the dog's life, California-style.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: talking dog, talking cat, friends, animal life, nothing goes right, pets, family relations, disorder, family, suburbs, fish out of water, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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100%
Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3 - Viva La Fiesta! (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Papi & co move into a luxurious hotel, his youngest pup Rosa feels neglected and he must show her how special she is.
Style: not serious, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: pets, family, dog movie, hotel, couples, friends, disorder, lifestyle, silly humor, farce, gadget, rivals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: beverly hills, usa, california
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100%
Marley & Me: The Puppy Years (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fall into puppy love with “the world’s worst dog”, who now has a frisky voice and an attitude to match. Join Marley for his mischievous puppy years, as he and his summer pal, Bodie Grogan, wreak havoc on a neighborhood dog contest. Marley ...
Style: sentimental, exciting, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, nothing goes right, pets, puppy, talking dog, youth, family, family relations, teenage life, chaos and mayhem, friends, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Beethoven's 4th (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The family is pleasantly surprised and puzzled when Beethoven suddenly becomes obedient. Turns out it's a prince and the pauper scenario, with the real Beethoven now living with a pompous rich family.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, dog, youth, good versus evil, family, disorder, animal life, silly humor, child as adult, parents and children, family life, mistaken identity ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Chestnut: Hero of Central Park (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Ray and Sal, two orphaned sisters, adopt and hide a Great Dane puppy from their two adopted parents living in a luxury downtown New York apartment that expressely forbids dogs.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, human animal relationship, mischievous children, pets, family life, parents and children, reincarnation, disorder, animal life, youth, adoption, siblings relations ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Bannister family including former K-9 police hero Zeus (voiced by Mario López) is back, and this time they're spending their holidays at a beautiful Rocky Mountain resort. But toss in an unexpected visit from cocky Uncle Randy (Casper Van ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, light, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, pets, animal life, save the day, family relations, christmas movie, dog, christmas, holiday, love, destiny, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Beethoven's 3rd (2000)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Everyone's favorite St. Bernard returns in this family film about man's best friend. Richard Newton, his wife Beth and kids Brennan and Sara shove off in their camper for a road trip. Along the way, they gain a new passenger: slobbery ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: pets, family life, family relations, dog, mischievous children, good versus evil, nothing goes right, family, odd couple, misfit, escapades, partners ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Bailey's Billion$ (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sweet and savvy talking golden retriever, Bailey, is one doggone lucky pooch when his devoted owner, Constance Pennington, leaves him her entire billion-dollar fortune. Bailey is lucky, that is, until he becomes the target of an elaborately-designed ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: talking dog, inheritance, friendship, pets, danger, mischievous children, rescue, animal life, cons and scams, getting home, family relations, dog ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, feel good, semi serious, sentimental
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family life, friendship, siblings relations, getting home, on the road, family relations, hopes, christmas, dog, escapades, coming of age, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ 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, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, family, friends, parents and children, pets, mischievous children, youth, disorder, dog, friendship, escapades, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Abner, the Invisible Dog (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bullied teen stumbles into possession of a top-secret government formula that turns his dog invisible and gives it the power of speech.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, friendship, family, pets, suburbs, youth, birthday, invisibility, animal life, farce, disorder, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: heist, golden retriever, friendship, family, youth, crimes, disorder, christmas, dog, friends, family relations, talking dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Even Stevens Movie (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Stevens think that they've won an all-expenses-paid trip to an island that's halfway around the world. When their house is destroyed, their food stolen, and their bacon eaten, the Stevens family breaks apart in front of all their ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, family, family life, teenage life, parents and children, siblings relations, island, disorder, youth, mischievous children, nothing goes right, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Dr. Dolittle 3 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lisa Dolittle sends her daughter to 'Durango', a Dude Ranch, to find herself. While there, she uses her talent to talk to the animals in order to save Durango from being taken over by a neighboring Ranch.
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: animal life, animal, animals, family, pets, friends, family relations, family life, ranch, fish out of water, teenage life, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Cool Dog (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jimmy lives in the tranquil town of Eagle Rock, Louisiana, with his father, stepmother and his best friend Rainy, a German Shepherd. When Jimmy's father gets a promotion, the family must relocate to an apartment in New York City that has a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, road movie ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: forceful separation, save the day, pets, friendship, on the road, family life, disorder, road trip, dog movie, farce, silly humor, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Air Bud: Spikes Back (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In Disney's fifth installment to the franchise, Air Bud finds that he has the uncanny ability to play volleyball.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, sincere, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, volleyball, golden retriever, beach, family, youth, contests and competitions, friends, animal life, friendship, dog movie, sport ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Mr. Troop Mom (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Public Defender Eddie is a widower with a 13 year-old daughter, Naomi. A classic workaholic, Eddie has been M.I.A. for most of Naomi's big moments. But when an unfortunately timed accident gives Eddie the opportunity to become the "Team ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: parents and children, family, family life, treasure hunt, camp, friends, siblings relations, youth, family relations, in the woods, summer camp, embarrassment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, rescue, child custody, dog, pets, hopes, family, young heroes, misfit, daring rescue, disorder, friends ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Chilly Christmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old Bobby Cole and his dog Chilly are best friends, living happily in their Southern California beach house. But when Bobby's father Patrick (C. Thomas Howell), a single parent and police detective, accepts a job in New York City, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pets, dog, christmas, family relations, disorder, parents and children, crimes, youth, father son relationship, single parent, best friends, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Marley & Me (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A newly married couple who, in the process of starting a family, learn many of life's important lessons from their trouble-loving retriever, Marley. Packed with plenty of laughs to lighten the load, the film explores the highs and lows of ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sad, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: dog, pets, family, family relations, journalist, chaos and mayhem, parenthood, marriage, death of dog, newlyweds, friends, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, miami, usa, ireland, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Talking Cat!?! (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mysterious talking cat uses its powers of communication to enrich the lives of two different families, and bring them together.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, pets, parents and children, disorder, youth, single parent, talking cat, cat, talking animals, supernatural, friends, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: rise to the top, rivalry, ambition, human spirit, underdog, friendship, redemption, buddies, hopes, family life, small town, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Cinnamon (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: University professor Madeline Walters isn’t doing too well in the dating game. Good men are hard to find, so she’s happy spending time with her Maltese puppy Cinnamon, and her precocious teenage daughter Chloe.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: pets, save the day, talking dog, fall in love, parents and children, animal life, family relations, single parent, nothing goes right, christmas, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Look Who's Talking Now (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Samantha LeBon hatches a scheme to spend a romantic Christmas with her new employee -- the unsuspecting, blithesome James -- his wife, their kids and their two dogs, Rocks and Daphne, must rescue him before he makes a terrible mistake.
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: puppy, dog, pets, family relations, family, power relations, animal life, nothing goes right, heroes, love and romance, escapades, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Finn on the Fly (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: FINN ON THE FLY is a madcap comedy filled with wild chases, mistaken identity and young romance.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, feel good, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mad scientist, experiment gone awry, friendship, mischievous children, pets, getting home, escapades, misfit, animal life, family relations, disorder, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Gabe the Cupid Dog (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Eric and Marsha break off their long-term relationship, journalist Eric is able to weather it pretty well. He still has his long time canine companion Gabe, and his boss, Ms Andrews, wants to send him to London to open an office. But first Ms ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: fall in love, romance, pets, disorder, obsessive quest, wooing, nothing goes right, parents and children, escapades, talking dog, urban, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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33%
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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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: puppy, pets, family, buddies, adventure, partners, friendship, animal life, odd couple, youth, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Beethoven's Treasure Tail (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After everyone's favorite St. Bernard gets fired from a movie, Beethoven begins the long journey home with his trainer, Eddie. On their way, they become stranded in a small coastal town where the beloved canine befriends a young boy who is ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, save the day, pets, treasure hunt, danger, farce, pirate, youth, escapades, animal life, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas! (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teddy Duncan's middle-class family embarks on a road trip from their home in Denver to visit Mrs. Duncans Parents, the Blankenhoopers, in Palm Springs. When they find themselves stranded between Denver and Utah, they try to hitch a ride to Las ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family, parents and children, family life, family relations, on the road, road trip, youth, female director, dolphins, sunburn, mime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, utah, usa
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31%