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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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Boy Meets World
Comedy, Drama, Family
USA
23 min.
 8.1
Sesame Street
Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music
USA
55 min.
 8.2
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and touching films and TV series with plots about family, friendship, friends, youth, disorder, family life and young heroes mostly in Family, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Barney & Friends: Beethoven's 5th (2003), Slappy and the Stinkers (1998), The Gnome-Mobile (1967), Benji: Off the Leash! (2004), Kids World (2001). 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, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, best friends, young heroes, small town, family, rescue, friendship, family life, fish out of water, escapades, heroes, partners ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa, mine
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System:   95%
    User:   78%
 
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, family, best friends, friendship, adventure, buddies, winnie the pooh, kangaroo, rabbit, tiger, donkey, christmas ...
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    User:   90%
 
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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
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Time: prehistory
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System:   79%
    User:   94%
 
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
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    User:   91%
 
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: school, best friends, ocean or sea, dedicated educator, adventure, mischievous children, family, underdog, young heroes, rescue, daring rescue, save the day ...
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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! ...
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    User:   73%
 
Benji: Off the Leash!
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    User:   83%
 
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Kids World
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Duration: 93 min.
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    User:   55%
 
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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: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: island, adventure, adventurer, dangerous animal, young heroes, family, good versus evil, rescue, survival, friendship, family life, heroic mission ...
Time: prehistoric times
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System:   59%
    User:   70%
 
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
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System:   58%
    User:   51%
 
Teacher's Pet
Genre: Animation, Family, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Spot (Lane) is a dog who can talk and read. Posing as a human, he sneaks into school with his master Leonard (Flemming). Educational adventures ensue
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, offbeat, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
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Place: florida, usa, new jersey
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System:   58%
    User:   67%
 
The Land Before Time X: The Great Longneck Migration
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
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Andre
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
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Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
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Plot: family, friendship, adventure, best friends, animals, mischievous children, children, young heroes, school, small town, rescue, getting home ...
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    User:   62%
 
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: semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, mischievous children, young heroes, suburbs, friendship, parents and children, siblings relations, teaching the ways of the world, museum, eccentric family, imaginary kingdom, investigation ...
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    User:   46%
 
The Adventures of Ociee Nash
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Country: USA
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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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, family, single parent, young heroes, farm, adventure, fall in love, countryside, friendship, parents and children, siblings relations, adoption ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: mississippi, north carolina, usa, tennessee
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System:   54%
    User:   45%
 
Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: With school out for the summer, the Littles are vacationing in a cabin by the lake, and Stuart is so excited he could burst! But when Snowbell the cat is captured by a mean-spirited creature known simply as the Beast, it's up to Stuart and a ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: daring rescue, adventure, in the woods, friendship, lake or river, heroic mission, family, animal life, fish out of water, escapades, heroes, friends ...
Place: usa
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System:   52%
    User:   49%
 
Winnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Spring has sprung, and baby Roo is excited to get out and explore and make new friends. But Rabbit seems preoccupied with spring cleaning, instead of embracing his usual role of playing Easter Bunny. Leave it to Roo to show Rabbit -- through love -- ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: babies and infants, family, best friends, adventure, buddies, mischievous children, young heroes, friendship, rescue, winnie the pooh, easter, coming of age ...
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System:   49%
    User:   43%
 
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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, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, adventure, 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:   49%
    User:   40%
 
Casper: A Spirited Beginning
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A prequel to the first animated/live-action Casper feature, Casper: A Spirited Beginning introduces the friendliest ghost you'll ever know and explains how Casper met and befriended the other ghouls at Applegate Manor. After being stranded, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: ghost, fish out of water, mischievous children, family, supernatural ability, young heroes, adventure, friendship, rescue, single father, teacher student relationship, father son relationship ...
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System:   46%
    User:   51%
 
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: humorous, not serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: space station, outer space, mischievous children, adventure, young heroes, friendship, family, alien encounter, space travel, family life, fish out of water, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2040s
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System:   45%
    User:   41%
 
Zeus and 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 ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, family, romance, adventure, best friends, animals, mischievous children, goth, odd couple, single parent, children, dolphins ...
Place: bahamas
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System:   44%
    User:   50%
 
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Buddy
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric socialite raises a gorilla as her son.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, adventure, pets, friendship, animals, urban, teaching the ways of the world, animal life, estate, fish out of water, misfit, jungle ...
Time: 20s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, canada, chicago illinois
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System:   44%
    User:   49%
 
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Rascal
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy filled with tenderness as a baby raccoon snuggles his way into the life of a lonely boy. He becomes the boy's only companion during his father's frequent absences. Because of Rascal, both father and son realize their ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, best friends, school, mischievous children, adventure, young heroes, adoption, child as adult, family life, fish out of water, youth, family relations ...
Time: 60s
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System:   44%
    User:   36%
 
Punky Brewster
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Punky Brewster is an American sitcom about a girl named Punky Brewster being raised by her foster parent. The show ran on NBC from September 16, 1984 to September 7, 1986 and again in first-run syndication from October 30, 1987 to May 27, ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: sitcom, orphan, mischievous children, family, young heroes, adoption, optimism, custody, foster child, youth, friendship, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
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System:   44%
    User:   44%
 
The Biscuit Eater
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nothing warms the heart like the story of a boy and his dog. Lonnie (Johnny Whitaker) and Text (George Spell) are two friends determined, against all odds, to turn a misfit hound into a hero. Tennessee farmer and dog trainer Harve McNeil (Earl ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, family, best friends, mischievous children, adventure, odd couple, countryside, underdog, young heroes, train, coming of age, wilderness ...
Time: 70s
Place: georgia, tennessee, usa
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System:   43%
    User:   50%
 
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: androids and robots, adventure, benign alien, young heroes, time travel, changing the past or future, family, save the world, friendship, alien encounter, heroic mission, space travel ...
Place: connecticut, england, europe, usa
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System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
The Indian in the Cupboard
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A nine-year-old boy gets a plastic Indian and a cupboard for his birthday and finds himself involved in adventure when the Indian comes to life and befriends him.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, friendship, toys, good versus evil, magic, book, indians, mischievous children, school, childhood, children ...
Time: 18th century
Place: new york, usa, london, manhattan new york city
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System:   42%
    User:   48%
 

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