Movies like Tom Sawyer 1973

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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, pre-teens, preschoolers
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, disorder, life turned upside down, power relations, show tunes, child abuse, river, young girl, punishment ...
Time: 19th century
Place: missouri, usa, mississippi, mississippi river, saint petersburg

Most similar movies to Tom Sawyer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, semi serious, humorous and realistic films with plots about youth, friends, adventure, family, young heroes, family relations and friendship mostly in Adventure, Family and Musical genres. Some movies like Tom Sawyer: Peter Pan Live! (2014), Beethoven's 5th (2003), Huckleberry Finn (1975), Andre (1994), Bored Silly (2000). 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, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, on the lam, runaway, friends, buddies, adventure, mischievous children, rebellion, misfit, young at heart, young heroes, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, usa, missouri, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, first love, adventurer, small town, mischievous children, disorder, escapades, punishment, youth, family relations, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 19th century
Place: missouri, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: feel good, humorous, light, sincere, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, friends, family, animal life, escapades, single parent, youth, friendship, small town, society, adventure, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, feel good, exciting, captivating
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: good versus evil, young heroes, friendship, adventurer, mischievous children, heroes, escapades, imaginary, disorder, imaginary kingdom, adolescence vs adulthood, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, captivating, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: buddies, young heroes, prank, adolescence vs adulthood, false accusation, adventurer, escapades, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, americana, family, child's point of view ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, missouri, saint petersburg, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: adventure, little girl, family, friendship, young heroes, imaginary, rescue, mischievous children, disorder, danger, family relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: dog, pets, rescue, partners, family life, odd couple, small town life, treasure hunt, family, disorder, escapades, adventure ...
Time: 2000s
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, feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, americana, on the run, coming of age, racism, mischievous children, adventure, chases and races, escapades, family, disorder, on the road ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, mississippi, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, chick flick
Plot: friendship, small town, coming of age, rescue, family, social relations, friends, young heroes, heroes, pets, animal life, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, year 1962, 1960s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, young heroes, adventure, mischievous children, teenage life, disorder, youth, buddies, small town, summer vacation, friends, when the parents are away ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: farm, mischievous children, adventure, young heroes, friendship, starting over, family life, youth, single parent, lifestyle, teaching the ways of the world, adoption ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: mississippi, north carolina, usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: humorous, exciting, semi serious, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: santa claus, family, small town, small town life, family life, youth, adventure, escapades, obsessive quest, mischievous children, disorder, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 30s
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, feel good, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, friendship, coming of age, fish out of water, danger, disorder, imaginary, escapades, mischievous children, heroes, innocence lost ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: touching, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, wilderness, orphan, adventure, family, moral dilemma, adoption, family relations, heroes, dangerous animal, mischievous children, disorder ...
Time: 60s
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: jungle, rescue, wolf pack, youth, survival, adventure, family, mischievous children, heroes, disorder, animal life, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: humorous, not serious, entertaining, light, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, young heroes, friendship, youth, parents and children, teachers and students, disorder, family life, friends, family, school, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: semi serious, touching, feel good, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: disorder, adventure, society, americana, chase, politics, cons and scams, family relations, interracial relations, young heroes, friends, optimism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: missouri, las vegas, nevada, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: feel good, serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: youth, escapades, chases and races, heroes, mischievous children, adventure, friendship, small town, coming of age, small town life, buddies, friends ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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, stylized, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: little red riding hood, self discovery, imaginary kingdom, show tunes, twins, youth, danger, young heroes, getting home, teaching the ways of the world, family relations, siblings relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: pets, friendship, orphan, santa claus, christmas, dog, save the day, adventure, young heroes, youth, disorder, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: youth, best friends, treasure hunt, pets, escapades, family, chases and races, adventure, young heroes, parents and children, friends, family relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Jr. (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "I will try to be normal" 12-year-old Ace Ventura Jr. promises. Thats cool, except whats normal for him is finding missing mutts, kidnapped kitties or gone gators and creating hilarious chaos every step of the way.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, uncover truth, disorder, adventure, obsessive quest, escapades, danger, pets, heroes, amateur detective, family, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: humorous, tense, semi serious, unusual plot structure, melancholic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: desert, friendship, kidnapping, horse, adventure, family, rivalry, race against time, youth, danger, bittersweet, escapades ...
Place: morocco, africa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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: coming of age, dog, family, friendship, animal life, family life, mischievous children, teenage life, pets, countryside, father son relationship, boy dog relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Red Riding Hood (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Teenage Claire (Morgan Thompson) would rather hang out with her friends at the mall than to stay home with her brother Matt while Grandma babysits. Who wouldn't? Unfortunately, Grandma isn't about to let Claire out of the house. Worse, she ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: little red riding hood, missing person, love and romance, adventure, danger, good versus evil, fish out of water, adventurer, rescue, woman in danger, escapades, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: rescue, child custody, dog, orphan, friends, getting home, family relations, daring rescue, young heroes, family life, youth, danger ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
War of the Buttons (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: France
Duration: 100 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: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: rivalry, village, mischievous children, adventure, friendship, young heroes, fall in love, disorder, life is a bitch, youth, uninhibited rivalry, wartime life ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Peter Pan (2000)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Broadway musical adaptation of the fabled children's story.
Style: feel good, semi serious, captivating, exciting, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, rivalry, friends, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, young at heart, uninhibited rivalry, mermaid, youth, island ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: pets, puppy, family, animal life, adventure, friendship, partners, buddies, daring rescue, heroic mission, youth, danger ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, experiment gone awry, child as adult, adventure, teenage life, mischievous children, friendship, disorder, danger, best friends, youth, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%