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Zeus and Roxanne (1997)
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Zeus and Roxanne (1997)
Original name: Zeus & Roxanne
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mary Beth is a marine biologist that gets annoyed when a dog called Zeus stows aboard her research boat. Nevertheless she is intrigued when the intrusive canine makes best-friends with her captive dolphin, Roxanne. She falls in love with Zeus's owner, Terry, a musician who rides a bike.
Style: feel good, touching, sweet, melancholic, humorous, semi serious, light, unusual plot structure, intense, clever ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: dog, dolphins, friendship, adventure, rescue, opposites attract, single parent, family, odd couple, daring rescue, youth, captivity, escapades, mischievous children, young heroes, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, family relations, animal life, romance, heroes, friends, pets, family life, love and romance ...
Place: bahamas

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and touching films with plots about family, adventure, friends, family relations, dog, friendship and pets mostly in Family, Adventure and Comedy genres. Some movies like Zeus and Roxanne: Benji (1974), For the Love of Benji (1977), Flipper (1996), Andre (1994), Bingo (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Benji (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Benji is a stray who has nonetheless worked his way into the hearts of a number of the townspeople, who give him food and attention whenever he stops by. His particular favorites are a pair of children who feed and play with him against the wishes ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: animal actor, rescue, hostage, kidnapping, friendship, dog, family, adventure, family relations, disorder, longing, save the day ...
Time: 70s
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For the Love of Benji (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Benji is lost and becomes a stray animal in Athens, Greece, trying to reunite with his family while secret agents pursue him, trying to get a formula which was glued to his paw in order to get it past customs.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: kidnapping, espionage, pets, family, friendship, family relations, animal life, friends, disorder, family life, heroic mission, fish out of water ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe, crete, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Flipper (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sandy Ricks is sent by his mom to Coral Key, a rustic island in the Florida keys, to spend the summer with his uncle Porter Ricks. Sandy dislikes everything about his new environment until a new friend comes into his life, a dolphin named Flipper, ...
Style: touching, exciting, feel good, realistic, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: dolphins, family relations, summer, family, adventure, friendship, escapades, young heroes, coming of age, youth, animal life, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, rescue, family relations, small town, family, seal the animal, orphan, young heroes, mischievous children, heroes, odd couple ...
Time: 90s, 60s, year 1962
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Bingo (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bingo, the runaway circus dog, is off the leash and saving Chuckie's life! Bingo and the boy become the best of friends in this canine comedy featuring doggy disguises and skateboarding, pinball and prison. Chuckie and his parents (Cindy ...
Style: touching, humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, on the road, rescue, friendship, family, adventure, pets, escapades, animal life, silly humor, partners, getting home ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: puppy, golden retriever, family, pets, friendship, partners, adventure, buddies, disorder, heroic mission, odd couple, daring rescue ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Teenager Angus adopts a stray dog and names him Yellow. Several days later, while travelling along the coast of British Columbia with Angus's father, John, the boy and dog become stranded when turbulent waters capsize their boat. Angus's ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, exciting, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, teen drama
Plot: boy dog relationship, wilderness, survival, pets, adventure, friendship, dog, youth, young heroes, teenage life, parents and children, child in peril ...
Place: canada, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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I Heart Shakey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shakey is a family film about a 35-year-old widower named J.T. O'Neil, his precocious 10-year-old daughter and their devoted mutt Shakey. After moving from a small town to Chicago and missing the fine print in their rental contract, J.T. is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, family, friends, pets, parents and children, disorder, youth, single parent, mischievous children, family life, dog, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
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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, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family relations, dog, family life, friendship, family, best friends, chase, partners, escapades, youth, odd couple, adventure ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Benji: Off the Leash! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Benji and his friends try to save his mother from a puppy mill.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dog, odd couple, adventure, young heroes, friendship, against the odds, rescue, youth, pets, mischievous children, parents and children, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Czech Republic, France
Duration: 96 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, touching, feel good, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, adventure, boy, youth, escapades, mischievous children, coming of age, heroes, disorder, family relations, friends, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, rescue, child custody, dog, family life, disorder, animal life, friends, getting home, orphan, hopes, young heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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: touching, feel good, exciting, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dolphins, adventure, healing power, family, young heroes, friendship, youth, teenage life, pets, father son relationship, ocean, animal life ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Buddy (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric socialite raises a gorilla as her son.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: gorilla, friendship, family relations, zoo, socialite, family, adventure, chimpanzee, rescue, pets, family life, fish out of water ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new york, philadelphia, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, semi serious, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: alligator, adventure, family, siblings relations, escapades, wilderness, parents and children, family relations, filmmaking, animal life, betrayal, happy ending ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1967
Place: usa, arkansas, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: hidden treasure, heiress, orphan, adventure, treasure hunt, butler, country estate, family, friendship, parents and children, dishonesty, mischievous children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, los angeles, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Bailey's Billion$ (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sweet and savvy talking golden retriever, Bailey, is one doggone lucky pooch when his devoted owner, Constance Pennington, leaves him her entire billion-dollar fortune. Bailey is lucky, that is, until he becomes the target of an elaborately-designed ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sweet
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: pets, talking dog, inheritance, golden retriever, friendship, mischievous children, cons and scams, family relations, dog, adventure, animal life, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Monkey Trouble (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dodger, a criminal monkey, belongs to a crooked street performer but escapes his life of crime only to end up in the arms of Eva, an innocent little girl whose mother has no idea that her daughter is harboring a fugitive.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, sexy ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: monkey, monkey actor, family, adventure, friendship, orphan, young heroes, mischievous children, coming of age, odd couple, youth, pets ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pampered Beverly Hills chihuahua named Chloe who, while on vacation in Mexico with her owner Viv's niece, Rachel, gets lost and must rely on her friends to help her get back home before she is caught by a dognapper who wants to ransom her.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens
Plot: animal life, chihuahua, adventure, family, dog, friendship, rescue, pets, getting home, lifestyle, on the road, police dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: beverly hills, mexico, usa, california, latin america ...
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50%
Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When the pets accidentally get separated from their vacationing owners, Chance, Shadow, and Sassy navigate the mean streets of San Francisco, trying to find their home across the Golden Gate Bridge. But the road is blocked by a series of hazards, ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: pets, airport, family relations, rescue, getting home, talking dog, talking cat, family, adventure, friendship, fish out of water, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, canada, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Beethoven's 2nd (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Beethoven is back -- and this time, he has a whole brood with him now that he's met his canine match, Missy, and fathered a family. The only problem is that Missy's owner, Regina, wants to sell the puppies and tear the clan apart. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night ...
Plot: pets, puppy, dog, rescue, family relations, family, adventure, siblings relations, fall in love, parents and children, resort, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, montana, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Shiloh (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An abused beagle runs away from his owner. On the road, he meets young Marty Preston and follows him home. The boy immediately forms a bond with the dog and names him Shiloh. His stern father won't let him keep the dog because it belongs to ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: dog, animal rescue, pets, rescue, family, hopes, friendship, adventure, heroes, small town life, disorder, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.2
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Kids World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, New Zealand, USA
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, suspense
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: experiment gone awry, teenage life, child as adult, friendship, young heroes, mischievous children, adventure, disorder, wish come true, family life, rescue, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: pets, golden retriever, family relations, dog, balloon, misfit, rescue, youth, best friends, partners, heroes, getting home ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Ace Ventura Jr: Pet Detective (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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, obsessive quest, escapades, adventure, disorder, uncover truth, heroes, pets, young heroes, amateur detective, family, private detective ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
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A Dog's Tale (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anything is possible when the Professor tells Tim about a supernova that grants wishes. Unfortunately, when Tim's wish doesn't go as planned, he finds himself in a dog's body!
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: child as adult, mischievous children, adventure, wish come true, treasure hunt, heroes, escapades, daring rescue, youth, hopes, disorder, family life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: pets, dog, rescue, adventure, friendship, parents and children, getting home, boy dog relationship, train travel, little girl, animal life, ritual ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe, scotland, england, scottish highlands, glasgow scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, boy dog relationship, coming of age, countryside, family, friendship, mischievous children, pets, teenage life, family life, father son relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, virginia, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Beethoven's Treasure Tail (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After everyone's favorite St. Bernard gets fired from a movie, Beethoven begins the long journey home with his trainer, Eddie. On their way, they become stranded in a small coastal town where the beloved canine befriends a young boy who is ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, save the day, adventure, pets, friendship, escapades, family, youth, farce, chase, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Little Rascals (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Spanky, Alfalfa, Buckwheat, and the other characters made famous in the Our Gang shorts of the 1920s and 1930s are brought back to life in this nostalgic children's comedy. When Alfalfa starts to question his devotion to the club's ...
Style: feel good, not serious, light, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, bully, mischievous children, rivalry, parents and children, gang, misfit, precocious child, dog, childhood, family, nothing goes right ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%