Movies like Those Calloways

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Those Calloways (1965)
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Those Calloways (1965)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Story of Cam Calloway and his family, who live in a densely wooded area in New England. Cam dreams of building a sanctuary for the geese that fly over the area each year, and he tries several schemes to buy a nearby lake for this santuary. He is thwarted at every attempt, it seems; he and his son try to get enough furs from their trapping venture to get the money, but the bottom falls out of the fur market. He uses the little money they get for a down payment on the lake, thereby losing their house when he can't make the mortgage payment. They move to the lake, where their friends help them build a cabin. A salesman stops in town, and tries to get the people to sell their land for a tourist venture; Cam is outraged at his tactics and takes desperate measures after he himself is tricked.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, adventure, village, family, ocean or sea, graphic violence, rally, family life, against the odds, human spirit, village life, resort, dream come true, danger, society, animal life, curses spells and rituals, environmentalism, single parent, escapades, teaching the ways of the world, countryside, siblings relations, social decay, cons and scams ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: new england, vermont

Most similar movies to Those Calloways

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, serious and feel good films with plots about family relations, family, animal life, youth, friends, adventure and family life mostly in Drama, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Those Calloways: Heidi (2005), Follow Me, Boys! (1966), Walking Thunder (1995), Where the Red Fern Grows (1974), Rascal (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Adventures of the Wilderness Family (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of a modern family bored with the hassles of the city life in Los Angeles. They head for the wilderness never to return.
Style: feel good, sentimental, realistic, serious, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, bear, family relations, mountain, nature, animal life, daring rescue, siblings relations, adventure, escapades, family, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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100%
 6.5
 805
Heidi (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Swiss girl Adelheid 'Heidi' is orphaned young. Aunt Detie brings her to grandpa Alp and his wife, who live isolated in the Alps since his murder charge. Heidi soon takes to the wild country, especially accompanying young goatherd Peter. ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family relations, grandfather granddaughter relationship, village, escapades, family life, youth, family, misfit, orphan, isolation, village life ...
Place: alps, switzerland, swiss alps, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Follow Me, Boys! (1966)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Lem Siddons is part of a traveling band who has a dream of becoming a lawyer. Deciding to settle down, he finds a job as a stockboy in the general store of a small town. Trying to fit in, he volunteers to become scoutmaster of the newly formed Troop ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, family relations, world war two, rescue, boy scout, scout, disorder, small town life, parents and children, siblings relations, young heroes, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Walking Thunder (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 1850's, a young boy and his family on their way West become stranded in the Rockies. With the help of a local mountain man, a Sioux medicine man, and a legendary bear knows as "Walking Thunder," the boy learns to become a man, ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, old west, coming of age, family, teenage life, youth, danger, family life, animal life, escapades, heroes, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Where the Red Fern Grows (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Where the Red Fern Grows is the heartwarming and adventurous tale for all ages about a young boy and his quest for his own red-bone hound hunting dogs.
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: coming of age, family relations, countryside, friendship, animal life, friends, family, adventure, orphan, youth, contests and competitions, parents and children ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: usa, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 390
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: humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, mischievous children, family, getting home, young heroes, adventure, parents and children, friendship, school, youth, friends, child in peril ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Where the Red Fern Grows (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set in the Ozark Mountains during the Great Depression, Billy Coleman works hard and saves his earnings for 2 years to achieve his dream of buying two coonhound pups. He develops a new trust in God as he faces overwhelming challenges in adventure ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, adventure, follow your dream, family relations, animal life, contests and competitions, hunting, coming of age, wilderness, mountain, ghost, fall in love ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit (1968)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Frederick Bolton has to solve two problems. First, his boss has instructed him to come up with a reasonable campaign to promote a new product, a stomach pill named "Aspercel" - by tomorrow. The second problem is Fred's daugther, ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, workplace situations, wish come true, workplace, campaign, parents and children, adventure, hopes, family, contests and competitions, family life, animal life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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When I Find the Ocean (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A little girl leaves home with her pet dog and rabbit to escape abuse and find the ocean in the hopes of feeling closer to her father who has passed away.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sincere, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: civil rights, dog, friendship, youth, pets, family life, estrangement, hopes, wilderness, child's point of view, family relations, mother ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Keeping the Promise (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A colonial family seeks a better life in Maine's wilderness in this powerful adventure. When William Hallowell leaves behind 13-year-old son Matt to safeguard their claim, the boy relies on his new friendship with the Penobscot Indians for ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, wilderness, friends, danger, survival, plague, escapades, parents and children, family, adventure, friendship, orphan ...
Time: 18th century
Place: new england, massachusetts, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 662
Big Red (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Wealthy sportsman James Haggin (Walter Pidgeon) lives on a Quebec estate called Wintapi. Émile Fornet (Émile Genest), handler of Haggin's hunting dogs, and Émile's wife Therese (Janette Bertrand), Haggin's cook and housekeeper, ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: youth, family, save the day, adventure, friendship, orphan, friends, animal training, family relations, coming of age, family life, pets ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Maldonado Miracle (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A story about a small, dying town in need of hope until one day a young boy gives them something to believe in.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, miraculous event, church, clergy, society, human nature, hopes, family life, family relations, religions or cults, village, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 266
Misty (1961)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Every year the Chincoteague fire department rounds up the wild ponies of Assateague Island and holds an auction to thin out the herd. The young children set out to raise enough money in hopes that the Phantom will be caught in this years round up. ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: island, family relations, horse, horse riding, animal life, americana, legends and myths, adventurer, danger, youth, family in danger, fall in love ...
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Greyfriars Bobby: The True Story of a Dog (1961)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In Scotland 1865, An old shepherd and his little Skye terrier go to Edinburgh. But when the shepherd dies of pneumonia, the dog remains faithful to his master, refuses to be adopted by anyone, and takes to sleeping on his master's grave in the ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, anthology
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, friendship, family relations, friends, adoption, countryside, pets, animal life, dealing with death, loyalty, pneumonia, dog ...
Time: victorian, 19th century
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Miracle Dogs Too (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Zack, a young boy, finds two cocker spaniels caged in the woods and takes them home. The animals, Sissy and Buddy, have magical healing powers that change the people of a small town.
Style: sentimental, feel good, serious, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: small town, family relations, miraculous event, hopes, parents and children, human spirit, young heroes, pets, animal life, magic, dog, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: touching, serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: horse riding, friendship, rescue, best friends, hopes, young heroes, parents and children, family life, animal life, family relations, coming of age, trust ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: virginia, usa, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.5
 93
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, touching, sentimental, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, animal life, friends, family relations, young at heart, youth, family, teenage life, girl horse relationship, horse, human animal relationship, horse actor
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.6
 173
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, serious, touching, sincere
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wilderness, friendship, animal life, family, youth, fish out of water, village, in the woods, remarry, nature, wolf, girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 328
Carrie's War (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Carrie's War is an adaptation of a 1973 children's novel by Nina Bawden, set during the Second World War and following two evacuees, Carrie and her younger brother Nick.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, bleak
Plot: evacuation, world war two, wartime life, teenage life, life is a bitch, escapades, friendship, youth, family, forceful separation, family relations, countryside ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: wales, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Summer of the Monkeys (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: One summer Jay finds four chimps on the prairie who have fallen off a circus cart.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: farm, family relations, family life, small town life, animal life, friends, adventure, family, siblings relations, youth, countryside, americana ...
Time: 1910s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.6
 542
Heidi (1968)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Heidi is an orphaned girl initially raised by her aunt Dete in Maienfeld, Switzerland. In order to get a job in Frankfurt, Dete brings 5-year-old Heidi to her grandfather, who has been at odds with the villagers for years and lives in seclusion on ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, uplifting, serious, touching ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: mountain, orphan, family relations, friendship, governess, girl, optimism, nanny, friends, youth, family life, human spirit ...
Time: 19th century
Place: switzerland, europe, alps, swiss alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 267
The Yearling (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1870s Florida, a rural family struggles to survive. A lonely twelve-year-old son, Jody (Wil Horneff), the lone surviving child, against his mother's better judgment eventually persuades his parents to allow him a pet fawn, which Jody grows ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: coming of age, family relations, countryside, orphan, friends, power relations, bittersweet, adventure, family, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, youth ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Young Black Stallion (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: When courageous young Neera becomes separated from her family in the desert, she chances upon a wild colt. Together they find friendship, trust, and their way back home only to discover her family is about to lose everything!
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: horse, desert, friendship, human animal relationship, young heroes, survival, rescue, family relations, orphan, wilderness, danger, mischievous children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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All Roads Lead Home (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story is about a 12 year old girl who loses her mother in an automobile accident. Her father struggles with the loss of his wife and trying to raise his young daughter who believes her father is partly responsible for her mother's death. ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, melancholic, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family life, family problems, dysfunctional family, farm, countryside, hopes, death in the family, animal life, dealing with death, single parent, healing power, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 291
Owd Bob (1998)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Recently orphaned David must move to the Isle of Man to live with his grandfather, Adam, who's a sheep farmer. Both long for the end of the summer, having nothing in common but their love for dogs, notably Adam's precious champion ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, dog, sheepdog, animal life, disorder, pets, family problems, farm, family relations, friends, youth, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 1K
Alabama Moon (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After the unexpected death of his survivalist father, an eleven year old boy raised in the Alabama wilderness must learn how to make a home in the modern world.
Style: touching, realistic, exciting, serious, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, boarding school life, friendship, best friend, family, orphan, life turned upside down, father son relationship, boy, father daughter relationship, survival, adventurer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Flight of the Grey Wolf (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A youth (Russ Hanson) attempts to re-introduce a domesticated wolf to the wild.
Style: serious, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: wilderness, survival, on the run, fish out of water, escapades, family, adventure, heroes, animal life, mistaken identity, danger, misfit ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Biscuit Eater (1972)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nothing warms the heart like the story of a boy and his dog. Lonnie (Johnny Whitaker) and Text (George Spell) are two friends determined, against all odds, to turn a misfit hound into a hero. Tennessee farmer and dog trainer Harve McNeil (Earl ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, interracial relations, family relations, dog, youth, underdog, train, ambition, best friends, coming of age, hopes, heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: georgia, usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Dolphin Tale 2 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
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, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: rescue, animal life, friendship, youth, dolphins, family, human spirit, race against time, friends, family relations, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Incredible Journey (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The story of three pets, a cat and two dogs, who lose their owners when they are all on vacation. Can they find their way home?
Style: touching, exciting, uplifting, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, wilderness, adventure, cat, family, friendship, on the road, survival, obsessive quest, escapades, getting home, hopes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%