Movies like Son of Rambow

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Son of Rambow (2007)
 7.0
 32K
Son of Rambow (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Will Proudfoot (Bill Milner) is looking for an escape from his family's stifling home life when he encounters Lee Carter (Will Poulter), the school bully. Armed with a video camera and a copy of "Rambo: First Blood", Lee plans to make cinematic history by filming his own action-packed video epic. Together, these two newfound friends-turned-budding-filmmakers quickly discover that their imaginative ― and sometimes mishap-filled ― cinematic adventure has begun to take on a life of its own!
Style: feel good, humorous, stylized, touching, realistic, captivating, entertaining, light, clever, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: childhood, friendship, coming of age, youth, small town, teenager, school, family relations, filmmaking, bullying, children, family, bittersweet, adventure, grownups, escapades, religion, boy, runaway, imagination, friendship between boys, foreign exchange student, catastrophe, gangsters, loneliness ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe

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Most similar movies to Son of Rambow

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, touching and semi serious films with plots about youth, family relations, friendship, coming of age, childhood, friends and mentor mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Son of Rambow: The Goonies (1985), Simon Birch (1998), The Sandlot (1993), Is Anybody There? (2008), Martian Child (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
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The Goonies (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A young teenager named Mikey Walsh finds an old treasure map in his father's attic. Hoping to save their homes from demolition, Mikey and his friends Data Wang, Chunk Cohen, and Mouth Devereaux run off on a big quest to find the secret stash of ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, intense, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: treasure hunt, childhood, pirate, treasure map, treasure, mischievous children, cave, friendship, teenager, map, group of friends, adventure ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: oregon, usa
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100%
 6.8
 21K
Simon Birch (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Simon Birch tells the story of Joe and Simon's heart-warming journey of friendship. Simon Birch was born with a condition that makes him much smaller than all the other kids in town. Now, due to his condition, Simon thinks God made him this way ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, emotional, sad, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, destiny, friendship, family relations, small town, disability, justice, life philosophy, happy ending, illegitimate son, hopes, buddies ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Great Depression hits home for nine year old Kit Kittredge when her dad loses his business and leaves to find work. Oscar nominee Abigail Breslin stars as Kit, leading a splendid cast in the first ever "American Girl" theatrical movie. ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, melancholic, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, family, youth, basset hound, coming of age, children, teacher, school, family relations, life philosophy, family life, follow your dream ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1934
Place: ireland, ohio, usa, chicago illinois, cincinnati ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.8
 91K
The Sandlot (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Scotty Smalls moves to a new neighborhood with his mom and stepdad, and wants to learn to play baseball. The neighborhood baseball guru Rodriquez takes Smalls under his wing. They fall into adventures involving baseball, treehouse sleep-ins, the ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, sentimental, witty ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: baseball, coming of age, friendship, sport, dog, childhood, adventure, unlikely friendships, small town, team, family, kids and family ...
Time: 60s, year 1962, 80s, 20th century, 50s
Place: utah, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Is Anybody There? (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young boy who lives in an old folks' home strikes up a friendship with a retired magician.
Style: touching, emotional, depressing, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, youth, loneliness, character study, retirement home, adolescence, justice, reconciliation, retirement home life, golden years, elderly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, california, ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.7
 21K
Martian Child (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A recently-widowed, science fiction writer considers whether to adopt a hyper-imaginative 6-year-old abandoned and socially-rejected boy who says he's really from Mars.
Style: feel good, touching, emotional, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adoption, orphan, father son relationship, friendship, parenthood, youth, family, alien, imagination, mars, eccentricity, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.9
 21K
Kes (1969)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young, English working-class boy spends his free time caring for and training his pet falcon.
Style: bleak, realistic, depressing, serious, sad ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: childhood, coming of age, school, neglected child, boy, working class, friendship, bird, teacher, child protagonist, small town, falcon ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: england, northern england, united kingdom, london, scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.6
 7K
Andre (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true story of how a marine seal named Andre befriended a little girl and her family, circa 1962.
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, chick flick ...
Plot: animals, coming of age, seal the animal, childhood, friendship, small town, orphan, youth, family, magic, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: year 1962, 90s, 60s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Dancer, Texas Pop. 81 (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four guys, best friends, have grown up together in DANCER, TEXAS POP. 81, a tiny town in West Texas. Years ago, they made a solemn vow to leave town together as soon as they graduate. Now, it's that weekend and the time has come to "put up ...
Style: realistic, talky, feel good, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, small town, high school, life, unlikely friendships, life & death, life philosophy, writers, mentor, natural disaster, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: texas, new jersey, los angeles, california, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.7
 7K
Angus (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Angus is a large, pathetic 14 year old whose thoughts are most often filled with the image of one Melissa Lefevre. Angus is shy and thinks that he has no chance of ever 'getting' her. Being especially uncool, he is incredibly surprised ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, school, teenager, prank, public humiliation, teenage life, misfit, love and romance, teenage love, nothing goes right, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.9
 81K
My Girl (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Vada Sultenfuss is obsessed with death. Her mother is dead, and her father runs a funeral parlor. She is also in love with her English teacher, and joins a poetry class over the summer just to impress him. Thomas J., her best friend, is ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, sad, heartbreaking ...
Audience: kids, family outing, chick flick, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenager, family, father daughter relationship, single parent, family relations, children, single father, young heroes, parents and children, mortician ...
Time: 70s, year 1972, 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.0
 709
Snowmen (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three young friends find adventure and purpose in their attempts to set a Guinness World Record. Set in a wintry mountain town, the unpopular trio pursues fame through a series of schemes and stunts that eventually imperil their own lives. Along the ...
Style: touching, uplifting, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: youth, friendship, human spirit, elementary school, ambition, desire for fame, terminal illness, family, against the odds, social relations, life is a bitch, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Adventures of Sebastian Cole (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In June, 1983, in Dutchess County, New York, Sebastian Cole joins his mother, step-father, and sister for dinner. Hank, Sebastian's step-father, drops a bomb: he announces he's changing sexes. Sebastian's sister splits immediately for ...
Style: sexy, bleak, harsh, enigmatic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, transsexual, lgbt, gay, high school, small town, lgbtq, hospital, teenager, father son relationship, solitude, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983, 70s
Place: england, new york state, chicago illinois, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.8
 9K
House of D (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the present, artist Tom Warshaw recalls his traumatic coming of age. As a 13-year-old growing up in New York City in 1973, Tom hangs out with Pappass, a mentally disabled man. With Tom's mother battling depression after the death of her ...
Style: sentimental, light, feel good, emotional, intense ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, self discovery, troublemaker, haunted by the past, teenage life, parents and children, mentally challenged, love and romance, misfit, youth, first love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: paris france, new york, tokyo, new jersey, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.9
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Madeline (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The adventurous, young Madeline is very good at getting into trouble, but she's also fantastic at solving problems as well, and her school-mistress Miss Clavel is not too approving of her. The biggest problem comes up when Lord Covington ...
Style: humorous, touching, melancholic, talky, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: school, orphan, kidnapping, rescue, children, adventure, amateur detective, friendship, hospital, chase, girl, family ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 50s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.3
 8K
Wild America (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three brothers - Marshall, Marty and Mark dream of becoming naturalists and portraying animal life of America. One summer their dream comes true, they travel through America, filming alligators, b ears and moose.
Style: humorous, feel good, intense, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: wilderness, adventure, family, alligator, betrayal, siblings relations, escapades, parents and children, family relations, childhood, coming of age, animals ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1967
Place: usa, colorado, arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.2
 103K
St. Vincent (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young boy whose parents just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic, war veteran who lives next door.
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, inspirational, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, coming of age, youth, mentor, neighbor, family, redemption, happy ending, character study, family relations, parents and children, divorced parents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1946, year 1965
Place: california, new jersey, usa, brooklyn new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, youth, animals, family relations, family life, friendship, family, best friends, chase, partners, escapades, odd couple ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 6.7
 4K
Lassie (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, France, Ireland, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A family in financial crisis is forced to sell Lassie, their beloved dog. Hundreds of miles away from her true family, Lassie escapes and sets out on a journey home.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, pets, rescue, adventure, friendship, parents and children, getting home, youth, boy dog relationship, animals, animal life, christmas ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe, scotland, england, scottish highlands, glasgow scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.5
 8K
Hoot (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man (Lerman) moves from Montana to Florida with his family, where he's compelled to engage in a fight to protect a population of endangered owls.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: school, adventure, adaptation, fish out of water, bully, justice, teenager, owl, environmentalism, save the day, misfit, vandalism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.8
 3K
Buddy (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric socialite raises a gorilla as her son.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: gorilla, zoo, socialite, family, adventure, animals, chimpanzee, friendship, unlikely friendships, adaptation, wilderness, family relations ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 80s
Place: usa, canada, chicago illinois, new york, philadelphia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.9
 4K
Wide Awake (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A feel-good comedy about the laughter, excitement and fun that come with being a kid! Joshua is a thoughtful 10-year-old looking for some simple answers to life's eternal questions. The problem is that no one - including his concerned parents ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, emotional, light, touching ...
Audience: kids
Plot: school, coming of age, self discovery, boys' school, religion, existentialism, life philosophy, death in the family, society, teenage life, human spirit, boy ...
Time: 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa, rome italy, vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.0
 21K
My Dog Skip (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A shy boy is unable to make friends in Yazoo City, Mississippi in 1942, until his parents give him a terrier puppy for his ninth birthday. The dog, which he names Skip, becomes well known and loved throughout the community and enriches the life of ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, sweet, uplifting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, coming of age, world war two, small town, childhood, friendship, child's point of view, youth, family, baseball, lifestyle, animals ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, usa, oxford university, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 8.1
 398K
Stand by Me (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: childhood, friendship, coming of age, teenager, boy, adventure, youth, courage, young heroes, children, young kid, friends ...
Time: 50s, year 1959, 20th century, 80s
Place: oregon, usa, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.2
 115K
Paddington (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a deadly earthquake destroys his home in Peruvian rainforest, a young bear makes his way to England in search of a new home. The bear, dubbed "Paddington" for the london train station, finds shelter with the family of Henry and Mary ...
Style: touching, sweet, feel good, funny, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, bear, animals, children, talking animals, kids and family, goofy hero, jungle, adoption, friendship, taxidermist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, peru, united kingdom, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two teen girls, one from the city, one from the country, try to find the hidden gold of Bear Mountain learning about friendship, loyalty and courage on the way.
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, inspirational, light ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens, kids ...
Plot: friendship, adventure, teenage girl, treasure hunt, youth, family, small town, greed, gold, secrets, wilderness, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
College Road Trip (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When an overachieving high school student decides to travel around the country to choose the perfect college, her overprotective cop father also decides to accompany her in order to keep her on the straight and narrow.
Style: entertaining, humorous, funny, not serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: disney, road trip, family, father daughter relationship, family relations, brutality, on the road, adventure, parents and children, nothing goes right, high school, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pittsburgh, washington d.c., illinois, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Wishin' and Hopin' (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Based on the New York Times best-selling novel by award winning author Wally Lamb. A vivid slice of 1960s life, Wishin' and Hopin' is a wise-and-witty holiday tale that celebrates where we've been-and how far we've come. In the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, sincere, entertaining ...
Plot: christmas, coming of age, youth, small town, substitute teacher, catholic school, teachers and students, parents and children, family relations, friendship, exchange student, elementary school ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1964
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.7
 4K
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: feel good, humorous, sentimental, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: hidden treasure, orphan, disney, adventure, family, treasure hunt, friendship, heiress, kids and family, butler, happy ending, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, los angeles, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Boy in the Dress (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Based on David Walliams' best-selling children's book, with an all-star cast including Jennifer Saunders, James Buckley, David Walliams and Kate Moss, The Boy in the Dress is a celebration of creativity, difference, football and fashion. ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: contests and competitions, parents and children, friendship, cross dressing, youth, sport team, eccentric family, disorder, coming of age, family relations, family, transvestite ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%