Movies and TV shows like The Adventures of Tom Sawyer 1968

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1968)
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1968)
Original name: Tom Sawyers und Huckleberry Finns Abenteuer
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: Romania, France, West Germany
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Style: sentimental, feel good, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, coming of age, ship, homeless, stolen money, adventure, heroes, friendship, youth, friends, misfit, rebellion, escapades, mischievous children, siblings relations, buddies, small town life, young heroes, step siblings, young at heart, old west, murder, drifter, best friend, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, usa, st. petersburg russia, missouri, mississippi river, saint petersburg

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Most similar movies to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, feel good, semi serious and humorous films and TV series with plots about friendship, youth, friends, adventure, escapades, young heroes and family mostly in Adventure, Family and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: Tom Sawyer (2011), Zeke and Luther (2009), Gentlemen, Boys (1976), Tom Sawyer (1973), Flipper (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 225 min.
Story: The screen version of the most famous novel by American writer Mark Twain "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer". Without a book about the adventures of Tom and his friends Huckleberry Finn and Becky Thatcher, one can not imagine the childhood of ...
Style: feel good, realistic, serious, sentimental
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, runaway, youth, friends, buddies, adventure, mischievous children, funeral, boy, buried treasure, skinny dipping, fishing ...
Time: 19th century
Place: missouri, mississippi, usa
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Tom Sawyer (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany, Romania
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tom Sawyer (LOUIS HOFMANN) has a head full of pranks and drives when he invents is not just a new adventure, preferably around with his best buddy Huck Finn (LEON SEIDEL) - much to the chagrin of his Aunt Polly (HEIKE MAKATSCH) with Tom and his ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: buddies, adventure, child's point of view, young heroes, adventurer, adolescence vs adulthood, friendship, cave, prank, false accusation, escapades, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, missouri, st. petersburg russia, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1980)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is a Japanese anime series, directed by Hiroshi Saitô which was aired in 1980. It is based on the well-known and popular novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain. The series was broadcast on the World ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, young at heart, friends, coming of age, adventure, young heroes, mischievous children, escapades, misfit, buddies, youth, rebellion ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, usa, missouri, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Zeke and Luther (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Zeke and Luther is an American Disney XD animated sitcom about two best friends setting their sights on becoming the world's greatest skateboarders. The show stars Hutch Dano, Adam Hicks, Daniel Curtis Lee and Ryan Newman. Zeke and Luther is ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: kids
Plot: youth, follow your dream, sport, ambition, contests and competitions, teenage life, family relations, desire for fame, rivalry, mischievous children, family, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Gentlemen, Boys (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Funny family comedy based on "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" by Mark Twain.
Style: realistic, serious, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, friends, young at heart, coming of age, adventure, buddies, heroes, young lovers, youth, escapades, mischievous children, young heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, czech republic, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Huckleberry Finn and His Friends (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, West Germany
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Huckleberry Finn and His Friends was a 1979 television series documenting the exploits of Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer, based on the novels The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by American writer Mark Twain. The series ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, uplifting ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: small town, adventure, family, young lovers, buddies, on the run, escapades, heroes, youth, mischievous children, society, young heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: missouri, mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, coming of age, small town, youth, mischievous children, adventure, young heroes, river, corporal punishment, raft, childhood, adventurer ...
Time: 19th century
Place: missouri, mississippi, usa, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Flipper (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Flipper, from Ivan Tors Films in association with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Television, is an American television program first broadcast on NBC from September 19, 1964, until April 15, 1967. Flipper, a bottlenose dolphin, is the companion animal of ...
Style: realistic, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: sea, dolphins, youth, family relations, park ranger, save the day, adventure, young heroes, escapades, friendship, animals, swimming ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, florida, everglades
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Spooksville (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Spooksville is an action/adventure live action TV series that aired on The Hub beginning October 26, 2013. The show was produced by Jane Startz, who also produced Tuck Everlasting and Ella Enchanted and was written for TV by James Krieg. The show ...
Style: exciting, captivating, light, tense, semi serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: good versus evil, small town, supernatural, adventure, friendship, youth, rivalry, save the day, parallel world, escapades, high school, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The adventure unfolds as Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn - Tom's friend from the streets - witness a murder in the graveyard. Tom and Huck flee to Jackson Island and make a pact never to tell anyone about the incident. However, when the good-natured ...
Style: captivating, exciting, light, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, youth, coming of age, first love, adventurer, escapades, disorder, mischievous children, small town, orphan, family relations, punishment ...
Time: 19th century
Place: missouri, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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White Fang (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Western
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The wolf dog, White Fang, aids a reporter, a fur trapper, a nun, a young Eskimo boy and his father of ridding a gold mining town of a sleazy crime lord in 1896 Yukon, Canada.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: kids
Plot: winter, dog, small town, animal life, friends, heroes, adventurer, youth, escapades, treasure hunt, adventure, survival ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada, usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Pippi Longstocking (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Pippi Longstocking is a TV series based on Astrid Lindgren's Pippi Longstocking children's books. The show ran for thirteen episodes, the first episode being broadcast 8 February 1969 on the then Swedish public service channel Sveriges ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, vintage
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: youth, strong female character, strong female lead, children, friendship, siblings relations, small town, small town life, family relations, family reunited, disorder, friends ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Life is anything but normal for Gortimer and his two best friends, Ranger and Mel, as they navigate Normal Street - an ordinary suburb that has a hint of something magical just beneath the surface.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, youth, best friends, adventure, magical, coming of age, supernatural, friends, escapades, family, friend, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 ⇓
31%
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, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, treasure hunt, escapades, best friends, young heroes, pets, youth, journey, friendship, dog, rivalry, christmas ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Huckleberry Finn (1975)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Huckleberry Finn, a rambuctious boy adventurer chafing under the bonds of civilization, escapes his humdrum world and his selfish, plotting father by sailing a raft down the Mississippi River. Accompanying him is Jim, a slave running away from being ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, americana, racism, on the road, interracial relations, disorder, friends, adventure, mischievous children, family, escapades, coming of age ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Little House on the Prairie (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Little House on the Prairie is an American Western drama television series, starring Michael Landon, Melissa Gilbert, and Karen Grassle, about a family living on a farm in Walnut Grove, Minnesota, in the 1870s and 1880s.
Style: sentimental, sincere, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: farm, parents and children, family life, family relations, americana, family, small town, love and romance, small town life, social relations, romance, teachers and students ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1870s
Place: minnesota, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Boston proper meets the Wild West as Roddy McDowall, Suzanne Pleshette, and Karl Malden star in a fish-out-of-water comedy for everyone! To restore his family's lost wealth, a young Boston lad stows away on a ship bound for the California Gold ...
Style: funny, humorous, feel good, semi serious, parody
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: disney, prizefight, youth, gold rush, old west, stowaway, silly humor, disorder, friends, adventure, treasure hunt, adventurer ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Legend of Johnny Lingo (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a storm washes a canoe bearing an infant boy ashore upon a small South Pacific island, he is at first well-received as a gift from the heavens, even to the point of the tribal chief adopting him as a successor. However, with time as hardships ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, sentimental, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: youth, island, young heroes, starting over, adventure, friendship, tragic love, escapades, heroes, orphan, social misfits, adoption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
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Time: 2000s
Place: usa
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28%
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: kids, family outing
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Oliver Twist (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
TV show
Story: Charles Dickens' classical story about the young orphan boy in 1837 England is again re-filmed in grand fashion. Richard Dreyfuss portrays Fagin, the unscrupulous leader of the young pick-pockets Oliver (Alex Trench) initially falls in with ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, touching, sentimental
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, disney, charles dickens, youth, children, injustice, friends, social decay, friendship, kidnapping, life is a bitch, family ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1830s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles is an American television series that aired on ABC from March 4, 1992, to July 24, 1993. Filming took place in various locations around Wilmington, North Carolina and on the campus of UNCW. The series was an Amblin ...
Style: humorous, captivating, exciting, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, boys' night
Plot: adventurer, treasure hunter, adventure, heroes, archaeologist, youth, escapades, french, german, rivalry, travel, world war one ...
Place: europe
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27%
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Avonlea (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After her father is accused of embezzlement, wealthy Sara Stanley is sent to live with her deceased mother's relatives on Prince Edward Island. While there, she must adjust to life in the small rural town of Avonlea, learn to cope with her ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night
Plot: family life, heroine, parents and children, mischievous children, small town life, teacher, small town, marriage, friends, family, couple relations, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, turn of the century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Flying Liftboy (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, exciting, sentimental, suspenseful, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: coming of age, elevator, world spanning, adventure, misfit, young heroes, escapades, heroes, youth, family, state affairs, social relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: latin america, europe, new york, usa, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Zorro (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA, France, Germany, Italy, Spain
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Zorro, also known as The New Zorro, New World Zorro, and Zorro 1990, is an American action-adventure drama series featuring Duncan Regehr as the character of Zorro. Regehr portrayed the fearless Latino hero and fencer on The Family Channel from 1990 ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: masked vigilante, secret identity, masked man, superhero, vigilante, old west, swashbuckler, heroes, pretense, battles, adventure, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Bordertown (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bordertown is a television western-drama series that aired from 1989 to 1991. It depicts the town formerly known as Pemmican that was later renamed Bordertown when the western border between the United States and Canada was surveyed in 1880, ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: old west, texas ranger, love and romance, law enforcement, escapades, partners, society, friends, social relations, wooing, small town life, small town ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Swindle (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on Gordon Korman's book 'Swindle,' this movie is about a boy named Griffin who finds a valuable multi-million dollar baseball card. After accidentally selling the card for a million dollar loss, he enlists the help of his best ...
Style: exciting, captivating, humorous, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, friendship, youth, escapades, partners, cons and scams, swindle, cheerleader, child spy, friends, best friends, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The New Adventures of the Black Stallion (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Canada, France, New Zealand
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Adventures of The Black Stallion is a television series that was loosely based on the movies The Black Stallion and The Black Stallion Returns, which starred Mickey Rooney and Richard Ian Cox, as a trainer and a teenaged horse racer. The series ...
Style: serious, sentimental, atmospheric
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: horse, racehorse, gambling, horse race, horse trainer, corruption, jockey, bittersweet, friends, animal life, power relations, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
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