Movies and TV shows like Barney & Friends

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Barney & Friends
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Barney & Friends is an American children's television series aimed at children from ages 2 to 5. The series, which first aired on April 6, 1992, features the title character Barney, a purple anthropomorphic Tyrannosaurus rex who conveys educational messages through songs and small dance routines with a friendly, optimistic attitude. New episodes have not been produced since 2009; however reruns continue to air on various PBS stations.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: toddlers, kids
Plot: friendship, family, friends, best friends, mischievous children, young heroes, family life, misfit, youth, family relations, dinosaur, love, imagination, toy comes to life, animal that acts human, tyrannosaurus rex, children, song
Place: usa
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The Christmas Toy
Family, Fantasy, Musical
USA, Canada
50 min.
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Boy Meets World
Comedy, Drama, Family
USA
23 min.
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and touching films and TV series with plots about family, friends, young heroes, youth, disorder, friendship and family relations mostly in Family, Adventure and Comedy genres. Some movies like Barney & Friends: Beethoven's 5th (2003), Kids World (2001), Toothless (1997), Air Buddies (2006), Slappy and the Stinkers (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Beethoven's 5th
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, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, best friends, small town, young heroes, rescue, family, friendship, family life, fish out of water, escapades, heroes, partners ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa, mine
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System:   95%
    User:   93%
 
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Kids World
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, suspense
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, mischievous children, single parent, young heroes, rescue, family, friendship, parents and children, child as adult, imaginary kingdom, teenage life, wish come true ...
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System:   88%
    User:   94%
 
Winnie the Pooh: Seasons of Giving
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A collection of Winnie the Pooh's memorable holiday adventures, as Winnie, Piglet, and Tigger set out to find the right ingredients for Winter, Rabbit learns how to manage a complicated Thanksgiving dinner, and everyone gets a special visit ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: babies and infants, best friends, family, friendship, adventure, buddies, kangaroo, donkey, rabbit, tiger, christmas, winnie the pooh ...
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System:   76%
    User:   87%
 
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Winnie the Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: It's Christmastime in the Hundred Acre Wood and all of the gang is getting ready with presents and decorations. The gang makes a list of what they want for Christmas and send it to Santa Claus - except that Pooh forgot to ask for something. So ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
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Toothless
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
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Duration: 92 min.
Story: A female dentist is cast into limbo after her death in an accident and is given the assignment to act as the Tooth Fairy as her action to be admitted into heaven.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, stylized, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: afterlife, young heroes, dentist, supernatural romance, family, legends and myths, romance, family life, youth, supernatural, friends, unlikely partners ...
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    User:   73%
 
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Air Buddies
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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   71%
 
Slappy and the Stinkers
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Five 2nd-grade kids who don't follow strict rules by their school principal Brinway are dubbed "Stinkers" by him. On the class visit to an aquarium the Stinkers decide that a sea lion called Slappy doesn't feel too good there, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
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System:   64%
    User:   54%
 
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Pippi Longstocking
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Pippi Longstocking is a TV series based on Astrid Lindgren's Pippi Longstocking children's books. The show ran for thirteen episodes, the first episode being broadcast 8 February 1969 on the then Swedish public service channel Sveriges ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, mischievous children, family, small town, adventure, escapades, youth, friends, disorder, best friends, pets, superhuman powers ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   54%
 
Eloise at Christmastime
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Eloise insists on helping with yuletide nuptials.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: hotel, mischievous children, family, young heroes, opposites attract, couple relations, love triangle, family gatherings, shopping, christmas, fall in love, family life ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   53%
 
Dinotopia: Quest for the Ruby Sunstone
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An Orphaned Boy sets out in search of adventure, but when a shipwreck lands him on an island where Dinosaurs and Humans coexist, he finds not only adventure but a family as well.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: island, adventure, adventurer, dangerous animal, family, young heroes, good versus evil, rescue, survival, friendship, family life, heroic mission ...
Time: prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   57%
 
Space Buddies
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: B-Dawg, Mudbud, Budderball, and all the rest of the Buddies are back, but this time, they're setting their sights even higher -- as in, the moon! With the help of their new pals Spudnick (voiced by Jason Earles) and Gravity, these pooches are ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: moon, babies and infants, best friends, family, mischievous children, adventure, young heroes, daring rescue, getting home, dog, rescue, survival ...
Place: russia
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System:   61%
    User:   52%
 
Barney's Animal ABCs
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Barney and his friends are playing a game and finding an animal for each letter of the alphabet, and everyone is excited to give it a try.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, toddlers
Plot: family, friendship, animal life, escapades, misfit, youth, friends, disorder, kids and family, song, tyrannosaurus rex, animal that acts human
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   51%
 
Unidentified Flying Oddball
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A NASA spacecraft proves Einstein right when, travelling faster than light, it ends up near King Arthur's Camelot. On board are big-hearted Tom Trimble and Hermes, the look-alike robot he built. Tom immediately makes friends with pretty ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, androids and robots, benign alien, young heroes, time travel, family, changing the past or future, save the world, friendship, alien encounter, heroic mission, space travel ...
Place: connecticut, england, europe, usa
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    User:   70%
 
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Pippi Goes on Board
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This is the film version which is a compilation of the 1969 TV Series shown in 13 parts. It is therefore technically the "first" Pippi Långstrump film, although it wasn't released as a film until 1973. Pippi lives alone in ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, adventure, ship, superhuman powers, family, young heroes, friendship, family life, escapades, children, imaginary, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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System:   58%
    User:   67%
 
Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Zenon Kar, a 13-year-old girl who lives on a space station in the year 2049, gets into some trouble and is banished to Earth. With help from some Earth friends she must find her way back.
Style: not serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: space station, outer space, adventure, mischievous children, young heroes, friendship, alien encounter, family, space travel, family life, fish out of water, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2040s
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System:   58%
    User:   65%
 
The Gnome-Mobile
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric millionaire and his grandchildren are embroiled in the plights of some forest gnomes who are searching for the rest of their tribe. While helping them, the millionaire is suspected of being crazy because he's seeing gnomes! ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, family, magic, chase, good versus evil, mischievous children, talking animals, children, odd couple, childhood, mental institution, disney ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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System:   54%
    User:   60%
 
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Tom Sawyer
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, mischievous children, friendship, young heroes, small town, family, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, coming of age, escapades, adventurer, youth ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, saint petersburg
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System:   53%
    User:   43%
 
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Geppetto
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a man wishes for a son, he learns what it means to be a father.
Style: semi serious, feel good, stylized, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, puppets, parents and children, family, miraculous event, imaginary, youth, disorder, young heroes, friendship, escapades, family relations ...
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System:   51%
    User:   49%
 
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Prehysteria!
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young boy and his family embark on a series of adventures when the boy finds some mysterious eggs which hatch to reveal a brood of baby dinosaurs.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: single parent, teenage life, adventure, family life, family relations, family, animal life, danger, egg, escapades, heroes, misfit ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
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System:   50%
    User:   44%
 
The Land Before Time IX: Journey to the Big Water
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Beloved dinosaurs Littlefoot, Cera, Spike, Petrie and Ducky return in this story about the wonders of discovery that features new songs, including Donny Osmond's "No One Has to Be Alone."
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: anti heroes, mischievous children, family, young heroes, friendship, rescue, adventure, heroic mission, family life, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: prehistory
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System:   49%
    User:   42%
 
Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Josh is off to his first year of college and buddy has stayed behind with joshs little sister andrea and the rest of the family. Adrea attempting to fit in with her jr. High classmates decides to join the baseball team and along the way discovers ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sport, college, best friends, family, mischievous children, adventure, laboratory, odd couple, underdog, young heroes, contests and competitions, getting home ...
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System:   45%
    User:   42%
 
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Joey
Genre: Family, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Billy is a boy who is trying to save a baby kangaroo called Joey when it is caught and taken to Sydney. Linda, the young daughter of the U.S. Ambassador is helping Billy in his task.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, family, on the road, adventure, young heroes, rescue, friendship, family life, youth, babies and infants, orphan, kidnapping ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
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System:   45%
    User:   45%
 
The Metro Chase
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This family comedy is about, Zack, an 8-year old American boy who is separated from his 18-year old sister, as they arrive in Paris for a family vacation. Seth, and friends track Zack down.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, family, young heroes, friendship, adventure, coming of age, family life, youth, amateur detective, chase, kids in trouble, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
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System:   44%
    User:   38%
 
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Rusty: A Dog's Tale
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: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: rescue, mischievous children, family, young heroes, daring rescue, adventure, getting home, family life, child custody, dog, danger, heroes ...
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System:   44%
    User:   39%
 
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
Genre: Family, Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Precocious Claudia and her brother run away from home and hide in the Metropolitan Museum in New York.
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, mischievous children, suburbs, young heroes, friendship, parents and children, siblings relations, teaching the ways of the world, museum, eccentric family, imaginary kingdom, investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   43%
    User:   41%
 
Adventures of a Teenage Dragonslayer
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Arthur unwittingly discovers the secret to stopping an evil dragon who threatens to destroy all civilization.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, adventure, school, family, teenage life, escapades, heroes, imaginary, youth, best friends, deadly creature, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   42%
    User:   35%
 
Red Riding Hood
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, semi serious, humorous, stylized
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, young heroes, family, getting home, rescue, adventure, friendship, siblings relations, little red riding hood, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, parallel world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   44%
 
Little Monsters
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young boy is scared of the monster under his bed. He asks his 6th grade brother to swap rooms for the night as a bet that the monster really exists. Soon the brother becomes friends with the monster and discovers a whole new world of fun and games ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, monster, adventure, friendship, mischievous children, children, monsters, young heroes, curses spells and rituals, mentor, wish come true, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s
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System:   40%
    User:   46%
 

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Annie
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old Annie has been living in an orphanage her whole life run by cruel Miss Hannigan. After unsuccessful escape attempts, Grace Farrell comes to take the child home to live two weeks with billionaire Oliver Warbucks during Christmas.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: orphan, family, young heroes, friendship, family relations, friends, adoption, follow your dream, cons and scams, ambition, dishonesty, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   40%
    User:   36%
 
Benji: Off the Leash!
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Benji and his friends try to save his mother from a puppy mill.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, best friends, mischievous children, adventure, odd couple, single parent, young heroes, getting home, rescue, friendship, parents and children, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
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System:   39%
    User:   39%
 
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