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Run, Appaloosa, Run (1966)
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Run, Appaloosa, Run (1966)
Original name: Run, Appaloosa, Run!
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: In the Nez Perce nation, usually girls may not ride in a certain dangerous "suicide" cross-country and downhill horse race, but trick rider Mary and her exceptional horse Holly Smoke get the chief's permission to do so.
Plot: dog, animals, race, horse, native american, clown, horse race, family relations, champion, girl, american indian, rodeo, training, boy horse relationship, girl horse relationship, horse actor, horse trainer, bonding, cross country, native american white relationships, girl dog relationship, animal, racing

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Most similar movies to Run, Appaloosa, Run

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, feel good and sentimental films with plots about horse, family relations, girl horse relationship, family, friendship, rider horse relationship and dog mostly in Drama, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Run, Appaloosa, Run: The Tattooed Police Horse (1964), Apple of My Eye (2017), Lightning, the White Stallion (1986), The Wild Pony (1983), Wind Dancer (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Tattooed Police Horse (1964)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Barred from racing for breaking stride, a trotting horse finds a new career as a police officer's mount in Boston.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: animal life, breeding, ambition, contests and competitions, hidden identity, hopes, family, horse race, underdog, rider horse relationship, equestrian, disney ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Apple of My Eye (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young girl struggles after a traumatic horse riding accident causes her to lose her eyesight. CHARLES, the head trainer of Southeastern Guide Dogs, trains Apple, a miniature horse, to be her companion and surrogate eyes.
Style: captivating, sincere, sentimental, disturbing
Audience: family outing
Plot: blindness and impaired vision, blindness, horse, girl horse relationship, rider horse relationship, animal human communication, coping, human animal relationship, loss of eyesight, blind man, seeing eye dog, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Lightning, the White Stallion (1986)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a stolen white stallion escapes his captors, young Stephanie Ward gives him a new home and a new name: Lightning. As she grooms the horse for show-jumping competition, the pair forms an unbreakable bond. But when Stephanie finds herself in need ...
Plot: horse riding, horse, escapades, boy horse relationship, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, teenage girl, horse trainer, rider horse relationship, equestrian, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, gambling ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Wild Pony (1983)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: To save her ranch after the accidental death of her husband, a woman marries the man responsible for the mishap.
Plot: teenager, guilty conscience, dead father, ranch, rancher, widow, surrogate father, loss of father, boy, horse, blizzard, wild horse ...
Time: 19th century
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Wind Dancer (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a young girl is injured by a riding accident, she overcomes her injury with the help of her family and her beloved horse.
Plot: horse thief, commitment, animal cruelty, father daughter relationship, horse, rain, dog, girl, horse riding, single father, therapy, auction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: contests and competitions, workplace, adventure, hopes, family, workplace situations, wish come true, family life, parents and children, animal life, family relations, campaign ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Misty (1961)
Genre: Drama, Family
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: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, touching
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family relations, island, horse, horse riding, heroes, youth, family, escapades, orphan, adventure, young heroes, adventurer ...
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 50
Primo Baby (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A tomboyish juvenile delinquent, Paschal Draney, is sent to live in a foster home run by a well-known horse breeder where he befriends a Thoroughbred seemingly crippled by a congenital eye defect.
Plot: love, underdog, friendship, horse, family relations, animals, success, responsibility, accident, race, racehorse, horse race ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Cowgirl's Story (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dusty Rhodes is new at Jefferson High, and she sticks out like a... well, a cowgirl. Dusty is a real cowgirl from Texas. Her parents are in the U.S. Army: her mother a helicopter pilot and her father a Special Forces Army Ranger. At first, Dusty is ...
Style: sincere, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: equestrian, horse, girl horse relationship, patriotism, rodeo, rider horse relationship, horse trainer, ambitious woman, direction and purpose, family tragedy, rodeo cowboy, teenage life ...
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Dark Horse (1992)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 14 year old Allison has to go to a horse farm. With all the horses and the help of the owner Susan Hadley she finds new sense in her life.
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: horse, animal life, farm, friends, coming of age, rehabilitation, youth, hopes, family life, friendship, teenage life, human spirit ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, realistic, touching, sentimental
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, teenage life, family, youth, family relations, friends, animal life, young at heart, stepfather, wealthy family, white horse, stepfather stepson relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Black Beauty (2020)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK, South Africa, Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Born free in the American West, Black Beauty is a horse rounded up and brought to Birtwick Stables, where she meets spirited teenager Jo Green. The two forge a bond that carries Beauty through the different chapters, challenges and adventures.
Style: sexy, sincere, unusual plot structure, psychological, captivating
Plot: girl horse relationship, wild horse, horse ranch, horse riding, horse race, teenage boy, teenager, female protagonist, teenage girl, horse trainer, uncle niece relationship, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Sylvester (1985)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Charlie is a 16-year-old orphan struggling to raise her two younger brothers when she endeavors to train a wild horse she names Sylvester and turn him into an Olympic jumping champion.
Style: semi serious, realistic, fairy tale, uplifting, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, equestrian, horse, child as adult, athlete and trainer, siblings relations, teenage life, against the odds, down on your luck, human spirit, on the road, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Dakota's Summer (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cowgirls 'n Angels Dakota's Summer tells the story of Dakota Rose, a cowgirl and competitive trick rider who finds out at the age of seventeen that she was adopted. She secretly sets out to discover the truth about her adoption and meet ...
Style: touching, humorous, captivating, light
Plot: cowgirl, rodeo, summer, countryside, adoption, personal growth, friendship, horse, competition, low life, girl
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: serious, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: horse, desert, black horse, girl horse relationship, friendship, human animal relationship, rescue, survival, young heroes, family relations, mischievous children, orphan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Where the Red Fern Grows: Part Two (1992)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An embittered WWII veteran returns to his grandfather's home in the Louisiana woods. The old man helps his grandson readjust by giving him two hound dog puppies to care for.
Plot: family relations, dog, hunting
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Cave of the Yellow Dog (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Germany, Mongolia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The little nomad girl, Nansal, finds a baby dog in the Mongolian veld, who becomes her best friend - against all rejections of her parents. A story about a Mongolian family of nomads - their traditional way of life and the rising call of the City.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, fable
Plot: reincarnation, dog, nomad, family life, family relations, parents and children, rescue, human animal relationship, little girl, husband wife relationship, bonding, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mongolia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ben Crane believes that a severely injured racehorse deserves another chance. He and his daughter Cale adopt the horse (in fact is a mare)and save it of being sacrificed by the owner.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: horse, horse race, family relations, sport, animal training, redemption, dream come true, parents and children, against the odds, human spirit, hopes, one more chance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Dog Named Christmas (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A developmentally challenged young man with a penchant for caring for animals in need sets out to convince his family - and their whole rural community - to participate in a local shelter's inaugural "Adopt a Dog for Christmas ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, adoption, boy dog relationship, dog, pets, family relations, family, animal shelter, animals, mentally challenged, animal life, friendship ...
Time: 50s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Stray (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young father takes his nine year old son, the family dog, and two of his son's friends backpacking in the mountains of Colorado only for all five of them to be struck by lightning.
Style: sincere, captivating, psychological
Audience: family outing
Plot: camping, dog, road trip, family, animal human communication, family relations, human animal relationship, parents and children, father son relationship, change of heart, boy dog relationship, camping trip ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Run Wild, Run Free (1969)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Directed by Richard C. Sarafian, this 1969 British children's film stars Mark Lester as a young boy, unable to speak, who befriends both a wild colt with blue eyes and a falcon named "Lady". The cast also includes John Mills, Gordon ...
Plot: falcon, horse, boy girl friendship, boy horse relationship, family relations, disturbed child, baby boy, missing child, girl, pony, farm, intergenerational friendship ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Cowgirls n' Angels (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of rodeo trick-riders recruits a young girl to join them.
Style: realistic, serious, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: horse, rodeo, direction and purpose, friendship, self discovery, youth, hopes, parents and children, family relations, cowgirl, search for father, missing father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, oklahoma, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Dog of Flanders (1999)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Poor but happy, young Nello and his grandfather live alone, delivering milk as a livelihood, in the outskirts of Antwerp, a city in Flanders (the Flemish or Dutch-speaking part of modern-day Belgium). They discover a beaten dog (a Bouvier, a large ...
Style: sentimental, touching, tear jerker, inspirational, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: dog, family, friendship, countryside, boy dog relationship, grandfather grandson relationship, family relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, drawing, boy and dog, life philosophy, destiny ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1930s, 70s
Place: flanders, antwerp, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Adventures of Dally and Spanky (2019)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A girl inherits a miniature horse that develops an unlikely friendship with her half-sister's Jack Russell Terrier, who takes to riding on the horse's back.
Style: touching, sincere, light, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, pony, dog, family relations, human animal relationship, unlikely friendships, internet, death of father, trick
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Dark Horse (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Dark Horse is a story of struggle and redemption. Dana, a ballet teacher, reluctantly returns to her childhood home to discover it is about to be sold. To save the farm, and the family, she must tame her mother's dangerous black horse, and ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, redemption, horse ranch, equestrian, homecoming, family problems, hopes, parents and children, family life, farm, family in crisis, rider horse relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Fury Within (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A surburban California family is beset by the power of supernatural subconscious. A bone-chilling thriller with electrifying effects.
Plot: family relations, dog, extramarital affair, super strength, supernatural power, poltergeist, children, affair, scientist
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.5
 18
A Piggy Tale (1991)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Story: Dolly, a lovely, adorable little girl from the mountain region. Due to the death of her parents, she was sent to her parents' friend, Mrs. Chu's care. When Dolly and her mini pig playmate, Guava, first came to Taipei, they brought a great ...
Plot: family relations, animals, father son relationship, death of mother, surrogate family, girl, friendship, husband wife relationship, friend, pig, death of father, orphan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Justin Morgan Had a Horse (1972)
Genre: Family, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This is the story of the foundation sire of the Morgan Horse Breed.
Plot: horse, horse actor, stallion, horse race, rider horse relationship
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
International Velvet (1978)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A charming sequel to the hit National Velvet follows our young heroine and her trusty steed overseas.
Style: realistic, semi serious, uplifting, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: girl horse relationship, orphan, coming of age, horse, ambition, heroes, rivalry, family, hopes, youth, contests and competitions, adventure ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.3
 3K
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, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, animal rescue, rescue, pets, family, friendship, hopes, disorder, family relations, small town life, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%