Movies and TV shows like Wildfire

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Wildfire
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: uplifting, serious, sincere, realistic, touching, feel good
Plot: countryside, social misfits, horse, save the day, romance, starting over, friendship, against the odds, workplace situations, ambition, love and romance, rivalry, family relations, workplace, best friends, horse ranch, troubled teen, ranch, unlikely couple, uninhibited rivalry, boss and employee, parents and children, workplace romance, animal life, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
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North & South
Drama, Romance
UK
235 min.
 8.7
Heartland
Drama, Family
Canada
45 min.
 8.4
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sentimental films and TV series with plots about love and romance, family relations, romance, hopes, couples, parents and children and fall in love mostly in Drama, Romance and Family genres. Some movies like Wildfire: Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken (1991), Australian Rules (2002), Ella (2010), Once and Again (1999), Sarah, Plain and Tall (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Australian Rules
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
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Duration: 95 min.
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Ella
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
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, ...
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Place: belgium
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Once and Again
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: serious, clever, realistic, witty, sincere
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary
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Sarah, Plain and Tall
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Story: The story is set in Kansas in the year 1910. Jacob Witting, a widowed farmer who is still saddened by the death of his wife during childbirth several years earlier, finds that the task of taking care of his farm and two children, Anna and Caleb, is ...
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Duration: 78 min.
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Style: semi serious, uplifting, realistic, feel good, touching
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Style: serious, touching, realistic
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 102 min.
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    User:   60%
 
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: realistic, touching, road movie, serious, sincere ...
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Square Dance
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An awkward 13-year-old (Winona Ryder) leaves her cranky grandfather (Jason Robards) in rural Texas, to live with her mother (Jane Alexander) in Fort Worth.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, single parent, social misfits, countryside, young lovers, small town, starting over, innocence lost, urban, love affair, promiscuity, teenager ...
Time: 80s
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Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The curiously named, Moondance Alexander is a spirited teen living with her eccentric mother. She is faced with another uneventful summer until she discovers a lost pinto pony named Checkers who has jumped out of his paddock. Although Moondance ...
Style: serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, teens
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Time: contemporary
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Country: Sweden
Duration: 130 min.
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Country: USA, Canada
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Genre: Drama, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Marty is a 19 year old pioneer woman, recently married. She goes west with her husband Clem, hoping to start a new life. But Clem unexpectedly dies, and Marty finds herself alone, two months pregnant. Clark Davis, a widower, offers her a marriage of ...
Style: serious, uplifting, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: usa
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Getting Married in Buffalo Jump
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Years have passed since Sophie (Wendy Crewson) left the ranch her family calls home to pursue her dream of becoming a singer. The death of her father means that Sophie, now 30, must return to the home she left behind so long ago. Once there, ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
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Place: canada
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Heart of the Country
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: With her husband jailed for Wall Street-based fraud, Faith has to leave behind her luxury life in New York to return home to North Carolina and the widower father and dutiful older sister she left behind. Together, they have to deal with the buried ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: parents and children, homecoming, romance, countryside, family relations, love affair, hopes, love and romance, father, bully, country, sister ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   38%
 
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Virginia's Run
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, sentimental, realistic, touching
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: single parent, underdog, contests and competitions, train, dealing with death, follow your dream, rehabilitation, athlete and trainer, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, cinderella story, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, virginia
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The Chateau Meroux
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Marla Sokoloff of ”The Practice” stars as Wendy, a smart single woman in the big city who’s never been able to find a good job or decent relationship. But when her estranged father dies, Wendy suddenly inherits a beautiful – yet struggling ...
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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Love's Long Journey
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Missie's surprise pregnancy sets her on a new course that is both thrilling and terrifying. After all the planning and dreaming, she and her husband, Willie, have headed west in a covered wagon, leaving behind the prairie home of Missie's ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
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Time: 19th century
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Baabul
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: India, France
Duration: 169 min.
Story: When his only son dies in an accident, Balraaj urges his depressed daughter-in-law to marry a man who has long loved her in silence.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: single parent, dealing with death, opposites attract, romance, starting over, parents and children, true love, death in the family, dysfunctional family, fall in love, family life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, india
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System:   41%
    User:   46%
 
 5.3
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Listen to Me
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: It was the best time of their lives. A kid from Oklahoma. An immigrant's daughter. A senator's son, a society girl, and a college professor with a dream. They had one thing in common...the will to win. A group of college debaters learn ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: young lovers, romance, contests and competitions, love and romance, opposites attract, youth, friendship, couple relations, college life, politics, social differences, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Rock Haven
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The coastal California community of Rock Haven is the perfect place for cute eighteen-year-old Brady and his loving mother to begin a fresh start. Their mission: to spread the word of the Lord. But while roaming the beach one day, Brady meets ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexual, sincere, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, school, beach, romance, writer's life, small town, church, forbidden love, sexual relations, teenage love, gay relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
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System:   39%
    User:   43%
 
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Moondance
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Ireland, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The close relationship between two fun-loving brothers comes under threat when a beautiful, sensitive girl arrives on the scene. As the younger brother comes of age, the inevitable jealousy, confusion, rivalry and lust place their brotherly love in ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: young lovers, love triangle, romance, countryside, siblings relations, teenage love, family business, teenage life, coming of age, family life, betrayal, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, germany, africa
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System:   38%
    User:   37%
 
The Bread, My Sweet
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dominic works round the clock: nights making biscotti for his family's bakery in a working-class Italian neighborhood in Pittsburgh, then days downtown where he's a specialist in firing people at a company that negotiates mergers. ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: best friends, romance, single parent, unlikely couple, womanizer, crumbling marriage, human nature, obsession, fall in love, looking for love, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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System:   38%
    User:   41%
 
The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tells the story of Fisher Willow, the disliked 1920s Memphis débutante daughter of a plantation owner with a distaste for narrow-minded people and a penchant for shocking and insulting those around her. After returning from studies overseas, Fisher ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, against the rules, countryside, forbidden love, romance, rich and poor, social differences, true love, plantation, fall in love, love and romance, society ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: memphis, usa
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System:   38%
    User:   38%
 
Let's Be Friends!
Genre: Musical, Romance, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Raj has always had a unrequited childhood crush on a friend named Tina, but Tina's best friend Pooja has always had a crush on Raj. When Raj's family move to England to get involved in an internet business, Raj promises Tina that he will ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: bollywood, comedy of errors, siblings relations, romance, unfulfilled love, adolescence vs adulthood, mistaken identity, nothing goes right, fall in love, love and romance, couples, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, england, europe, india
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System:   38%
    User:   31%
 

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Little House on the Prairie
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Duration: 60 min.
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Duration: 45 min.
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Place: canada
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