Movies and TV shows like Wildfire

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Wildfire (2005)
 7.5
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Wildfire (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Kris Furillo is given the opportunity to start a new life after serving time at a teen detention center. Her talent with horses is recognized by a volunteer and local trainer Pablo, who arranges a job for her at the Ritter's family run ranch, Raintree. Thrown into a completely new environment, Kris must learn to deal with the challenges of fitting in, and forming fiery relationships, marrying the least favourable, while trying not to disappoint the one family willing to give her a chance. The Ritters are facing challenges of their own even as they reach out to help Kris. Patriarch Henry Ritter and his daughter Jean are in a critical stage of their battle to save the ranch from financial ruin. Kris and Wildfire must help them get back on the map in the world of horse racing.
Style: touching, uplifting, sincere, feel good, serious, realistic
Plot: horse, horse ranch, against the odds, starting over, lifestyle, friendship, ambition, fall in love, coach, society, rivalry, workplace, animal life, countryside, workplace romance, best friends, friends, romance, family relations, misfit, parents and children, theft, love and romance, couples, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco

Most similar movies to Wildfire

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films and TV series with plots about family relations, love and romance, parents and children, hopes, ambition, friendship and rivalry mostly in Drama, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like Wildfire: Heartland (2007), Once and Again (1999), Ella (2010), The Saddle Club (2001), Chasing Life (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Heartland (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Life is hard on the Flemings' ranch in the Alberta foothills where abused or neglected horses find refuge with a kind, hard-working family. Debts abound and the bank is about to foreclose. Can they keep the ranch running?
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: horse, horse ranch, farm, family, small town, family relations, siblings relations, youth, workplace, animal life, wild horse, grandfather ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Once and Again (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Once and Again is an American television series that aired on ABC from September 21, 1999 to April 15, 2002. It depicts the family of a single mother and her romance with a single father. It was created by Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick, the ...
Style: sincere, realistic, feel good, light, contemplative ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: family, couple relations, single parent, starting over, love affair, parents and children, hopes, family relations, romance, architect, parents separation, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 38
Ella (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Years ago, a late nurse's young daughter, Ella, was discredited with stepfather Norbert by his wicked daughter Clio and send off to and exploited by her aunt 'tarantula', her only comfort being the friendship of young Jens. Once 18, ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, love affair, starting over, dishonesty, hopes, orphan, romance, couples, family problems, fall in love, parents and children, cinderella story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Saddle Club (2001)
Genre: Family
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Saddle Club is a children's television series based on the books written by Bonnie Bryant and is an Australia/Canada co-production. Like the book series, the scripted live action series follows the lives of three teenage girls in training ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, captivating
Plot: horse riding, friendship, against the odds, fall in love, animal life, parents and children, obsession, horse, teenager, haunted by the past, underdog, girl horse relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.8
 6K
Chasing Life (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: April is a smart aspiring journalist in her 20s who tries to balance her ambitious career with her family, which includes her widowed mom, rebellious little sister, and her grandmother. We meet April at a pivotal moment in her life: she's ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere
Audience: girls' night
Plot: journalist, terminal illness, family relations, treatment, cancer, fighting illness, life turned upside down, coping, life is a bitch, love and romance, workplace, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken (1991)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A runaway orphan, young Sonora, persists in a menial job mucking stables in Doc Carver's travelling stunt show. Her great wish is to become a death-defying "diving girl," but Doc refuses her pleas. Undaunted, Sonora's gutsy ...
Style: serious, realistic, uplifting, captivating, touching ...
Plot: americana, blindness, horse, horse riding, great depression, orphan, cinderella story, rising to stardom, ambition, follow your dream, contests and competitions, misfit ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city new jersey, north carolina, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 246
Big Spender (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Orphan Eddie Burton is not bad, but too many screw-ups land him repeatedly in jail, so his 8-year old son Will, simply abandoned by his 'mother', has nobody else then Eddie's granny. When he hears about a program for convicts working ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious
Plot: redemption, rehabilitation, prison, follow your dream, ambition, against the odds, human spirit, parents and children, animal life, life is a bitch, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Little House on the Prairie (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Little House on the Prairie is an American Western drama television series, starring Michael Landon, Melissa Gilbert, and Karen Grassle, about a family living on a farm in Walnut Grove, Minnesota, in the 1870s and 1880s.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: farm, americana, small town, parents and children, family relations, family, love and romance, small town life, social relations, family life, teachers and students, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s, 1800s
Place: minnesota, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 367
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: touching, feel good, uplifting, fairy tale, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, equestrian, horse, sport, hopes, against the odds, fall in love, child as adult, down on your luck, uninhibited rivalry, human spirit, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Degrassi High (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Degrassi Junior High is a Canadian CBC Television teen drama series that was produced from 1987-1989 as part of the Degrassi series. The show followed the lives of a group of students attending the titular fictional school. Many episodes tackled ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, friendship, high school life, looking for love, family relations, teenager, youth, teenage life, friends, society, love and romance, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.3
 744
Doc (2001)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Doc is a medical drama/family drama with strong Christian undertones starring Billy Ray Cyrus as Dr. Clint "Doc" Cassidy, a Montana doctor who takes a job in a New York City medical clinic. It ran from March 11, 2001 to November 28, 2004 ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, medical drama
Audience: girls' night
Plot: clinic, fish out of water, workplace, doctors and patients, workplace situations, supportive coworker, romance, medical profession, medical, hospital, city life, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montana, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.5
 434
Caitlin's Way (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Story: Caitlin's Way is a live action teen drama series that aired on Nickelodeon from 2000–2002. The show was co-created by Thomas W. Lynch. Aired on The N from January 2003 to September 27, 2009. It also aired on TeenNick from September 28, 2009 ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: culture clash, horse, fish out of water, lifestyle, teaching the ways of the world, starting over, teenage life, young heroes, orphan, teenage love, haunted by the past, social relations ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: montana, usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Best Christmas Party Ever (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: With the holidays approaching, a young party planner arranges a special Christmas party for a New York toy store. When a powerful corporation threatens to shut her down, she decides to follow her heart, moving forward with the party plans and ...
Style: feel good, light, sweet, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: rivalry, christmas, friendship, opposites attract, romance, ambition, male female relationship, love and romance, love affair, love, fall in love, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Follow The Stars Home (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two brothers - one virtuous, one feckless - are in love with the same woman. She falls for Brother Wrong, carrying a torch for him even after he deserts her. But Brother Right remains steadfast and available. What's unusual here is why the bad ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, uplifting, touching, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, dysfunctional family, love and romance, family problems, disability, family in crisis, babies and infants, family life, single parent, unfulfilled love, couples, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Finding Buck McHenry (2000)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When an 11 year old boy gets cut from his Little League baseball team, he sets out to form his own team.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental, non-linear ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: coach, little league, ambition, follow your dream, against the odds, friendship, athlete's life, society, lifestyle, sport team, human spirit, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
American Dreams (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family, History, Music, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: American Dreams is an American television drama program broadcast on the NBC television network, produced by Once A Frog and Dick Clark Productions in association with Universal Network Television and NBC Studios. The series was created by Jonathan ...
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: interracial relations, generation gap, family relations, coming of age, parents and children, friendship, follow your dream, love and romance, hopes, dysfunctional family, human spirit, siblings relations ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.5
 1K
Miss Match (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Miss Match is a 2003 American television series created by Jeff Rake and Darren Star and produced by Twentieth Century Fox, Darren Star Productions and Imagine Entertainment. It aired in the U.S. on NBC, Australia on Network Seven, Arena and FOX8, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: matchmaking, workplace romance, romance, couples, looking for love, lifestyle, parents and children, family relations, workplace, workplace situations, lawyer, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.3
 310
A Fine Step (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Fine Step is an uplifting family drama centering on Cal Masterson (Luke Perry, Beverly Hills 90210) an award winning horseman whose relationship with his beloved horse Fandango allows him to achieve multiple championship wins. However tragedy ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, emotional, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: contests and competitions, friendship, starting over, parents and children, athlete's life, rivalry, family, family relations, youth, farm, ambition, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 586
Remedy (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Griffin Conner, a med-school dropout having left in a haze of disgrace, is forced to return to Bethune General Hospital as its newest orderly and work alongside his family.
Style: emotional, captivating, light, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: workplace, hospital, starting over, family relations, doctors and patients, boss and employee, college dropout, chief of staff, doctor, male nurse, friendship, lifesaver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Prettiest Ugly Girl (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
Story: La Fea Más Bella is a Mexican telenovela produced by Televisa. It is the second Mexican version of the popular Colombian telenovela: Betty la fea. La Fea más Bella stars popular actress/singer/comedian Angélica Vale and actor/singer Jaime Camil, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, exciting ...
Plot: fashion, workplace, obnoxious boss, rivalry, dishonesty, opposites attract, workplace situations, disorder, physical appearance, workplace romance, workplace intrigue, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
A Taste of Romance (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Uptight French chef, Sara Westbrook, gets fired up when her upscale café, Chez Varenne, is suddenly overshadowed by a new restaurant moving in next door run by a group of rowdy firemen. Led by handsome former fire fighter Gill Callahan and his ...
Style: feel good, sweet, light, funny, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, family outing
Plot: restaurant, rivalry, love and romance, lifestyle, romance, love affair, male female relationship, chef, happy ending, promise, love, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Australian Rules (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Friends Gary Black (Nathan Phillips) and Dumby Red (Luke Carroll) are on the same soccer team in their coastal Australian town. But to local racists, they're a world apart: Gary is white and Dumby is an Aborigine. This becomes an issue when one ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, interracial relations, racism, family relations, small town, teenage life, romance, youth, lifestyle, love and romance, love affair, discrimination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.6
 779
Cowboy Up (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: "Cowboy Up" is a celebration of the risk-taking, daredevil personalities of modern rodeo. In the world of professional bull riding, newcomer Ely Braxton (Marcus Thomas) is the craziest guy around; his brother Hank (Kiefer Sutherland) is a ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere
Plot: friendship, love triangle, love affair, rivalry, couples, family relations, relationship vs career, couple relations, fish out of water, fall in love, redemption, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 537
The Long Shot (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Annie Garret is a young woman who moves with her irresponsible husband Ross and their seven-year-old daughter Taylor from Colorado to a ranch in northern California where Ross abandons them after he fails to land a job. With no money and no friends, ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: ambition, follow your dream, starting over, friendship, parents and children, family relations, hopes, family, single parent, farm, contests and competitions, rehabilitation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, sincere, light, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family business, family, contests and competitions, family relations, human spirit, against the odds, ambition, farm, rivalry, youth, hopes, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 8.6
 29K
North & South (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 235 min.
Story: North & South is a British television drama serial, produced by the BBC and originally broadcast in four episodes on BBC One in November and December 2004. It follows the story of Margaret Hale, a young woman from southern England who has to ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: social differences, couple relations, love and romance, initially antagonists, fall in love, prejudice, romance, rich and poor, pride and honor, love affair, unlikely couple, young woman ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1850s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Tyler Perry's If Loving You Is Wrong (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Follow the relationships of a group of husbands and wives that live and love on the same street. While the neighbors come from very different backgrounds, their lives are similar – raising children, dealing with exes, worrying about money and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, friendship, family relations, looking for love, starting over, couples, couple relations, family problems, parents and children, marriage, strong female presence, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Forbidden Fruit (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three things in life can not be hidden "love, smoke and lack of money". The social society and the events behind the business world are told.
Style: captivating, psychological, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: husband wife relationship, love, wealthy family, couple relations, love and romance, family problems, friendship, ambition, family relations, intrigue, family life, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.6
 4K
Queen Sugar (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The series follows the life of two sisters, Nova Bordelon and Charley Bordelon, who, with her teenage son Micah moves to the heart of Louisiana to claim an inheritance from her recently departed father - an 800-acre sugarcane farm.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sincere, sentimental
Plot: family drama, farm, sugarcane, family relations, parents and children, power relations, life turned upside down, interracial relations, social relations, society, single parent, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.2
 717
Virginia's Run (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A teenage girl, trying to come to grips with the death of her mother in a horse-riding accident, nurtures the foal of her mother's horse.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: against the odds, teenage life, follow your dream, mischievous children, ambition, youth, love and romance, rehabilitation, hopes, contests and competitions, family life, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%