Movies like Tom Sawyer

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Tom Sawyer (1973)
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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: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, small town, adventurer, adventure, mischievous children, young heroes, youth, family, heroes, friends, family relations, orphan, parents and children, pets, escapades, teaching the ways of the world, coming of age, life turned upside down, disorder, power relations, child abuse, river, punishment, raft, beating ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, usa, missouri, mississippi river, saint petersburg

Most similar movies to Tom Sawyer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, feel good, humorous and touching films with plots about youth, friends, family, adventure, young heroes, friendship and family relations mostly in Adventure, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Tom Sawyer: Beethoven's 5th (2003), Peter Pan Live! (2014), Huckleberry Finn (1975), Bennie Stout (2011), Andre (1994). 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: realistic, sentimental, feel good, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, on the lam, runaway, boy, youth, escapades, adventure, mischievous children, young heroes, chases and races, heroes, misfit ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, mississippi, missouri, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Scoot & Kassie's Christmas Adventure (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Luke Perry stars in this heartwarming "tail." Kassie, her friends and her dog, Scoot, organize a holiday fundraiser, but must protect the cash from some crooks in order to save Christmas.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: friendship, small town, christmas, family relations, kids in trouble, friends, adventurer, single parent, youth, pets, small town life, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, rescue, odd couple, misfit, fish out of water, family relations, friends, heroes, disorder, pets, family life, small town life ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, young heroes, prank, adolescence vs adulthood, false accusation, escapades, adventurer, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, americana, family, child's point of view ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, missouri, america, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
Peter Pan Live! (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Following in the footsteps of the phenomenally successful The Sound of Music LIVE! - which drew over 18 million viewers - comes this musical masterpiece that tells the beloved story of Peter Pan, the mischievous little boy who ran away to Neverland. ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, feel good
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, imaginary, young heroes, imaginary kingdom, adventure, family, heroes, mischievous children, escapades, adventurer, good versus evil, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, interracial relations, escapades, mischievous children, adventure, on the road, on the run, disorder, coming of age, friends, americana, racism ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 280
Bennie Stout (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Fisherman’s son Benjamin - Bennie - Stout is a boy with a heart of gold who always gets himself into trouble. His St. Nicholas wish list includes a pedal car, just like the one the sneaky mayor’s son Roderick has. These are the depression years ...
Style: feel good, exciting, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: santa claus, imaginary, obsessive quest, escapades, mischievous children, family, adventure, small town, imaginary kingdom, parents and children, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 30s
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, rescue, coming of age, small town, family, school, youth, best friends, daring rescue, parents and children, young heroes, getting home ...
Time: 90s, year 1962, 1960s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
Charlie, the Lonesome Cougar (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A heartwarming Disney classic in which a cougar, who was rescued as a cub and raised by a group of loggers in the Pacific Northwest, reverts back to his natural instincts, leading to hilarious (and dangerous) consequences.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, wilderness, orphan, adventure, family, family life, disorder, animal life, pets, young heroes, forces of nature, unlikely partners ...
Time: 60s
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After her father's ship is carried off by a sudden storm, the spunky Pippi Longstocking is stranded with her horse, Alfonso,and her pet monkey, Mr. Neilson, and takes up residence in the old family home, which is thought by neighborhood ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, light, talky ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: little girl, adventure, family, friendship, imaginary, young heroes, rescue, family relations, danger, disorder, siblings relations, superhuman powers ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One of puppet-maker Geppetto's creations comes magically to life. This puppet, Pinocchio, has one major desire and that is to become a real boy someday. In order to accomplish this goal he has to learn to act responsibly. This film shows you ...
Style: touching, offbeat, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, friends, family relations, innocence lost, disorder, fish out of water, escapades, wish come true, curses spells and rituals, mischievous children, imaginary ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Red Riding Hood (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The high spirited daughter of the village lord and her mother have been living in the forest for seven years near her wise grandmother. They wait for her father to come home, meanwhile, her literally heartless uncle rules. He sells his soul for the ...
Style: atmospheric, humorous, semi serious, stylized
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: self discovery, little red riding hood, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, teaching the ways of the world, imaginary, family, escapades, heroes, young heroes, mischievous children, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: realistic, feel good, exciting, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: best friends, treasure hunt, friends, family relations, pets, youth, adventure, escapades, young heroes, family, parents and children, chases and races
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Search for Santa Paws (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the tradition of disney's classic holiday tales comes a heartwarming movie about the power of giving and the true meaning of christmas. Discover how the legendary friendship of Santa Claus and Santa Paws began in the inspiring original film, ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: pets, friendship, orphan, young heroes, save the day, heroes, family, adventure, youth, best friends, friends, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Told from Mowgli's point of view, it's the story of how a boy became a mancub and a mancub became a man.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: jungle, rescue, wolf pack, dangerous animal, young heroes, coming of age, friendship, feral man, disorder, animal life, survival, adventure ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Lassie (1994)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An update of the Lassie legend stars Thomas Guiry as a troubled city kid whose family retreats to the country, where he befriends the famous collie and changes for the better. Conflict develops when a ruthless sheep rancher causes trouble for ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, coming of age, family, friendship, animal life, countryside, teenage life, pets, family life, mischievous children, father son relationship, boy dog relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 810
Cheetah (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An American boy and girl, spending six months in Kenya with their scientist parents adopt a cheetah, only to realize that they must set it loose so that it can learn to hunt and be free. However, when the animal is captured by poachers planning to ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, romantic, twist ending ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: poacher, cheetah, rhinoceros, teenage life, disney, family, elephant, adventure, coming of age, odd couple, friends, mischievous children ...
Time: 80s
Place: kenya, africa, california, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: rescue, dog, child custody, family relations, misfit, danger, youth, orphan, disorder, pets, animal life, family life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: sentimental, feel good, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, escapades, chases and races, mischievous children, heroes, family life, buddies, small town life, young heroes, coming of age, small town, young at heart ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Horrid Henry: The Movie (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Henry fails yet again to hand in his homework for the umpteenth time, he has no idea that this will set off a chain of events which will see him forming an unlikely alliance with Moody Margaret, the infuriating girl next door, and his ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, friendship, friends, young heroes, teachers and students, parents and children, youth, family life, school, family relations, power relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Napoleon (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Australia, Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The adventures of Golden Retriever pup Napoleon and his friend, the parrot Birdo Lucci.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: golden retriever, dog, balloon, pets, odd couple, survival, fish out of water, family, teaching the ways of the world, getting home, misfit, disorder ...
Place: australia, sydney australia, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Huck and the King of Hearts (1994)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Taking place in the 1990's, Huck and his card shark friend, Jim, travel from California to Nevada searching for Huck's long-lost grandpa. Along the way, a deceived card player chases the two across the states with his two, less ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, mischievous children, young heroes, cons and scams, interracial relations, dangerous animal, chases and races, family, family life, disorder, animal life, optimism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, nevada, las vegas, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 59
Bored Silly (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: What starts out as a boring day for Bobby, Johnnie and Chuck quickly escalates into a riotous backyard adventure. A swarming beehive, a lawn mower with a mind of its own, a mysterious junkman and the neighborhood bully are just some of the hilarious ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, when the parents are away, adventure, heroes, family, mischievous children, teenage life, young heroes, friends, family relations, youth, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Adventures of Ociee Nash (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Skyler Day stars as Ociee Nash, a spirited nine-year-old from rural Mississippi. Ociee's idyllic life is thrown into a tailspin when she's sent to live with her Aunt Mamie to become a "young lady". Ociee's true bravery, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: farm, family life, siblings relations, fall in love, adventure, love and romance, journalism, lifestyle, starting over, human nature, americana, adoption ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: north carolina, mississippi, usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 2K
Flipper (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Many kids might say their best friend is a puppy or a pony. But for 12-year-old Sandy, the most special pet of all is the exuberant dolphin he rescues and who returns the favor by rescuing Sandy from sharks.The dolphin named Flipper first swam into ...
Style: realistic, exciting, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: pets, hurricane, family, adventure, coming of age, ocean or sea, friends, escapades, young heroes, heroes, plague, friendship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Black Stallion Returns (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: "Black" is a stunning fire-and-silk stallion celebrated the world over. But to his young American owner, Alec Ramsay (Kelly Reno), he's much more. So, when the amazing animal is stolen, Alec will stop at nothing to get him back. Alec ...
Style: tense, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, exciting ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: desert, friendship, kidnapping, horse, adventure, family, friends, family relations, animal life, pets, heroes, parents and children ...
Place: morocco, africa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.8
 3K
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, touching, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: puppy, pets, family, animal life, teenage life, buddies, disorder, partners, friends, survival, danger, rescue ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.0
 254
Kids World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: What would you wish for if you were eleven and could have anything in the world? Your parents don't understand you. Your teenage brother is constantly getting you in trouble...for things he did! You're in love with the twelve-year-old girl ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, suspense
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: friends, rescue, orphan, coming of age, mischievous children, imaginary kingdom, adventure, young heroes, parents and children, heroes, imaginary, wish come true ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, realistic, serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: desert, friendship, horse, adventure, family, young heroes, mischievous children, getting home, heroes, escapades, family life, survival ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Napoleon and Samantha (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two young children, who, rather than part with an old pet lion who was once a circus performer, go on a perilous mountain trek to stay with a recluse friend.
Style: emotional, semi serious, touching, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family life, pets, animal life, wilderness, aging, in the woods, friends, family relations, on the run, adoption, youth, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%