Movies like Rocky Road

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Rocky Road (2014)
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Rocky Road (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a Wall Street firm downsizes, a well-to-do trader (Glee's Mark Salling) finds himself living with his parents and driving their ice cream truck.
Style: feel good, sincere, light, captivating, humorous, touching, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: homecoming, family business, unemployment, family, family relations, parents and children, bank, society, adolescence vs adulthood, ice cream truck, self discovery, introspection, rivalry, love and romance, bus, unemployed, ice cream, wall street, father son relationship, ex girlfriend, parent grown child relationship, professional rivalry
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new hampshire

Most similar movies to Rocky Road

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, feel good, touching and semi serious films with plots about family, family relations, parents and children, youth, friendship, friends and family life mostly in Family, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Rocky Road: Uncle Nino (2003), Storm Rider (2013), Eskil & Trinidad (2013), The Santa Con (2014), Duke (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Uncle Nino (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A distant, slightly dysfunctional family is brought closer together when the father's long-estranged Uncle Nino comes from Italy to Chicago for a surprise visit.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family life, family gatherings, family relations, fish out of water, society, optimism, parents and children, couples, uncle, family reunited, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.3
 1K
Storm Rider (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Spoiled 18-yr-old Dani Fielding's world is turned upside down when her father gets arrested for securities fraud, and she has to leave her upscale life in the city to stay with her gruff Uncle Sam out in the country. As Dani and her uncle ...
Style: touching, realistic, light, thought provoking, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, farm, youth, orphan, coming of age, friends, life turned upside down, self discovery, friendship, horse, couples, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Eskil & Trinidad (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Eskil moves from town to town with his father in Northern Sweden. He misses his mother and sucks at playing hockey, the main activity among the boys his age. Things changes when he meets Trinidad, a mysterious woman who lives outside society ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, family, parents and children, family relations, village life, sport team, friends, youth, village, self confidence, ice hockey
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.0
 495
The Santa Con (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Small-time con man Nick DeMarco is ordered by his parole officer to take a minimum-wage job as a department store Santa during the holidays...and he hates it. Near the end of his first shift, he hastily promises a young boy, Billy, that Santa will ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, light, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, moral dilemma, parents and children, family, wish come true, family relations, store, introspection, santa claus, love, friendship, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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 6.8
 413
Duke (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A homeless vet leaves his dying dog and best friend, Duke, on the doorstep of a clinic. The dedicated staff nurse Duke back to health, and then launch a campaign to locate the vet and re-unite him with his best pal.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: clinic, pets, family, war veteran, dog, therapy, parents and children, family relations, teenager, gift, embarrassment, homeless ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Change of Plans (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Sally and Jason Danville's life are turned upside down when a tragic accident suddenly names them the caretakers of four young children.
Style: humorous, captivating, sincere, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: custody, adoption, parents and children, disorder, couple relations, family, family life, life turned upside down, orphan, youth, couples, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Midnight Stallion (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Fifteen year old Megan Shephard and her parents will do anything to save their struggling farm. When they discover a wild stallion in a nearby forest they begin to wonder if this could be the answer to their prayers.
Style: feel good, captivating, light, sincere, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family business, family, contests and competitions, human spirit, family relations, against the odds, rivalry, farm, follow your dream, parents and children, hopes, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A fourth grader and her friends deal with bullying from a more popular girl in their class.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, family relations, family life, youth, family, school, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, teacher student relationship, father daughter relationship, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Saige Paints the Sky (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Meet nine-year old Saige, a talented artist with a passion for horses, in this modern-day story about finding your voice! Saige is excited about the new school year, until she discovers that art-her favorite class-has been cut. On top of that, her ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, youth, friendship, school, family relations, art, singing, balloon, horse, friends, teenage girl, female protagonist
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.2
 777
Puppy Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When single mom Megan Nolan moves to a new town, she feels guilty for uprooting her ten-year-old daughter Caitlin. Seeing that the little girl's only friend is a neighbor's dog, Megan decides to adopt a shelter pet for Caitlin. She ...
Style: feel good, touching, light, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: parents and children, romance, fall in love, family, family relations, dog, hopes, single parent, pets, friendship, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
My Dog the Champion (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Champion is a "diamond in the rough" story about a dog named Scout, a cattle dog who decided she didn't like herding cattle. Scout's owner, Billy, a rancher struggling to stay in business, pegs her as a useless, broken tool and ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: countryside, city life, social misfits, youth, family relations, friends, alien encounter, teenage life, heroes, contests and competitions, ambition, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Christmas Angel (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young girl tries to prove that the mysterious old lady next door is really an angel, when some of the neighborhood kids’ Christmas wishes. Olivia is not like most fifth graders. She is being raised by Melinda, a single mother who works at a ...
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas movie, single parent, christmas eve, holiday, family, wish come true, family relations, friendship, parents and children, youth, friends, christmas ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.7
 157
Storm (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Drengen Freddie elsker hunde og hader hundemishandlere. Så da han ser en mand på gaden være rigtig modbydelig mod sin hund, tager han affære og kidnapper hunden, som han giver navnet Storm. Freddie gemmer Storm på sit værelse, for hans far vil ...
Style: touching, serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: contests and competitions, parents and children, family, friendship, family relations, friends, animal life, pets, jealousy, father son relationship, dog, child protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.2
 115
Saint Monica (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Saint Monica centers on a young girl named Monica, whose fervent desire is to return to the Toronto church with which she grew up. Determined to play an angel in its annual Christmas procession, Monica steals a pair of wings and prepares to join the ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, family life, youth, society, family, family in crisis, church, friends, golden years, criminal heroes, homeless woman, female sitting on a toilet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
A Christmas Tail (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two single parents fall in love while fighting over a puppy to give to their children for Christmas.
Style: feel good, entertaining, light, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: love, single parent, custody, fall in love, family relations, rivalry, pets, dog, christmas, love and romance, family, unlikely couple
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Coming Home for Christmas (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sisters Kate and Melanie haven’t spoken to each other in years since a hurtful scene at Melanie’s wedding. Their parents, Wendy and Al, have let the pain of their daughters’ absence drive a wedge between them, and their tensions have led to a ...
Style: feel good, sweet, light, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family, siblings relations, eccentric family, parents and children, family relations, family gatherings, reunion, family problems, family life, dysfunctional family, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas! (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teddy Duncan's middle-class family embarks on a road trip from their home in Denver to visit Mrs. Duncans Parents, the Blankenhoopers, in Palm Springs. When they find themselves stranded between Denver and Utah, they try to hitch a ride to Las ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, family, parents and children, family relations, family life, on the road, road trip, youth, female director, sunburn, mime, full moon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
One Christmas Eve (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A series of mishaps threaten a recently divorced mom's attempts to make her two kids' first Christmas "without dad" perfect.
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: nothing goes right, disorder, single parent, family relations, family, parents and children, christmas eve, life turned upside down, fall in love, puppy, strong female presence, security guard ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 4.7
 170
Mr. Christmas (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: A young father struggling to make ends meet on a Depression-era salary can't afford to buy his 5-year-old daughter what she's expecting Santa Claus to bring her for Christmas. The surprise, uplifting ending is guaranteed to put even the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: obnoxious boss, family, boss and employee, unfulfillment, hopes, family life, disorder, youth, redemption, parents and children, ghost, when the parents are away ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.8
 2K
Angels Sing (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: As a child, Michael Walker wished every day could be Christmas. That is, until a tragic accident crushed his holiday spirit. Thirty years later, Michael still can't muster any joy for the holidays, despite encouragement from his playful wife ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family life, haunted by the past, family relations, parents and children, mysterious character, youth, friendship, family
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.4
 391
Mary Christmas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Californian widower Joel Wallace, a successful businessman, is a great catch in a grand mansion, but absorbed by his work. His daughter Felice writes to a TV Christmas special, hoping for a 'new mammy'.
Style: realistic, feel good, uplifting, humorous, touching ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: single parent, nanny, family relations, christmas, fall in love, hopes, tv show, wish come true, family life, parents and children, family, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Wedding Chapel (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Uninspired and newly single painter Sara is down on her luck and wants nothing more than to get away from her problems. When she decides to take a trip to visit her mom, she becomes involved in the efforts to save a local church which is in danger ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: self discovery, fighting the system, starting over, idealism, redemption, society, family, hopes, love and romance, fall in love, small town, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Isabelle Dances Into the Spotlight (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Isabelle is an inspired dancer, but when her sister and a classmate make her doubt herself, she's motivated by a ballerina to find her own way to shine. Stars Erin Pitt & Grace Davidson.
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ballet, dancer's life, follow your dream, friendship, dance school, youth, family, family relations, friends, school, siblings relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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 ⇓
47%
The Lost & Found Family (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When her husband dies, Mrs. Ester Hobbes (Ellen Bry, TV's St. Elsewhere) learns that his wealth was just an illusion. Her only real inheritance is a run-down Southern home occupied by a foster family. Slowly, Mrs. Hobbes finds herself making ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, realistic, touching, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: youth, family problems, orphan, adoption, society, introspection, family relations, religions or cults, redemption, self discovery, parents and children, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.0
 550
First Dog (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A foster boy is befriended by a lost dog who turns out to belong to the President of the United States. The boy decides to run away from the foster home to return the canine to the White House -- "Because it's the right thing to do!"
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: president, adventure, boarding school, on the road, family, boy, dog, couples, society, boarding school life, obsessive quest, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 212
Charlie & Me (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When her beloved grandfather Charlie suddenly falls ill, twelve year-old Casey finds herself making some life or death decisions - and learning to live with the consequences.
Style: feel good, uplifting, emotional, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, friends, elderly, self discovery, single parent, love and romance, hopes, death in the family, golden years, chess, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.8
 1K
Timboektoe (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: De ouders van Isa en haar oudere broer Kars gooien het roer om en beginnen een camping in Frankrijk. Isa en Kars hebben het gevoel naar Timboektoe te verhuizen en alles te verliezen. Lang klagen ze gelukkig niet, want al snel maken ze nieuwe ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: teenage love, parents and children, siblings relations, love and romance, teenage life, family relations, fish out of water, family, father son relationship, rivalry, youth, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Chilly Christmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old Bobby Cole and his dog Chilly are best friends, living happily in their Southern California beach house. But when Bobby's father Patrick (C. Thomas Howell), a single parent and police detective, accepts a job in New York City, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pets, christmas, dog, family relations, crimes, parents and children, disorder, youth, father son relationship, single parent, best friends, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Nanny Express (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: With their mother dead, Emily and Ben torment their nannies to quit as fast as their father hires them. Till a nanny named Kate shows up and slowly wins Ben over. That's bad enough, but when her father and Kate start to fall in love, Emily sets ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: nanny, single parent, love and romance, mischievous children, family life, teenage life, parents and children, matchmaking, prank, youth, family relations, nursing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%