Movies and TV shows like Wildfire

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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: uplifting, serious, sincere, realistic, touching, feel good
Plot: horse, countryside, social misfits, save the day, romance, horse ranch, troubled teen, ranch, starting over, friendship, against the odds, workplace situations, ambition, love and romance, rivalry, family relations, workplace, best friends, unlikely couple, uninhibited rivalry, boss and employee, parents and children, workplace romance, animal life, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary

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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 family relations, parents and children, love and romance, youth, hopes, horse and romance mostly in Drama, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like Wildfire: Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken (1991), Once and Again (1999), Ella (2010), Chasing Life (2014), Heartland (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: uplifting, serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Plot: cinderella story, great depression, horse, orphan, blindness, americana, follow your dream, adventure, rising to stardom, runaway teen, romance, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city new jersey, north carolina, georgia
⇓ 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: clever, serious, realistic, witty, sincere
Audience: date night
Plot: family, single parent, romance, starting over, blended family, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, hopes, love and romance, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 36
Ella (2010)
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, ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: intrigue, starting over, cinderella story, romance, love and romance, orphan, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, love affair, parents and children, dysfunctional family, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 5K
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: serious, touching, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: journalist, terminal illness, cancer, treatment, life turned upside down, death of father, hospitalization, unfulfillment, disorder, boss and employee, workplace romance, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.4
 7K
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: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: horse, small town, horse ranch, death of mother, siblings relations, family, teenage life, farm, youth, family relations, teenage love, family business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Yellow Handkerchief (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A road trip through Louisiana transforms three strangers who were originally brought together by their respective feelings of loneliness.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: teenage love, on the road, social misfits, unlikely couple, romance, crumbling marriage, starting over, couple relations, adolescence vs adulthood, hopes, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ 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
Plot: friendship, horse, best friends, teenager, friends, hotshot hero, underdog, race against time, obsession, fall in love, parents and children, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Switched at Birth (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The story of two teenage girls who discover they were accidentally switched as newborns in the hospital. Bay Kennish grew up in a wealthy family with two parents and a brother, while Daphne Vasquez, who lost her hearing at an early age due to a case ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: teen drama, family outing
Plot: teenage life, parents and children, family life, mute or deaf, best friends, friendship, relatives, family, family relations, high school, sign language, deaf ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 5.4
 697
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: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: clinic, fish out of water, hospital, doctors and patients, romance, city life, country, cowboy, doctor, medical clinic, urban, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
 23K
Secretariat (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Housewife and mother Penny Chenery agrees to take over her ailing father's Virginia-based Meadow Stables, despite her lack of horse-racing knowledge. Against all odds, Chenery - with the help of veteran trainer Lucien Laurin - manages to ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: horse, against the odds, underdog, sport, contests and competitions, horse race, rise to the top, ambition, hopes, follow your dream, feminism, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.7
 402
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
Plot: horse, culture clash, orphan, social misfits, teenager, troubled teen, horse ranch, young heroes, small town, adolescence vs adulthood, fish out of water, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: montana, philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.6
 2K
50 to 1 (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A misfit group of New Mexico cowboys find themselves on the journey of a lifetime when they learn their crooked-footed racehorse qualifies to run in the Kentucky Derby. Based on the true story of Mine That Bird, the cowboys must overcome impossible ...
Style: serious, feel good, realistic, exciting, uplifting ...
Plot: horse, underdog, sport, contests and competitions, horse race, against the odds, ambition, hopes, fish out of water, rivalry, chases and races, once in a lifetime opportunity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: serious, sincere, realistic, gloomy, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, high school life, looking for love, friendship, junior high school, teenager, coming of age, high school, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, society, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: emotional, serious, realistic, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, couple relations, romance, parents and children, siblings relations, singleness, custody, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family in crisis, pregnancy, disability ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.2
 559
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, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: hospital, workplace, doctors and patients, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, doctor, family relations, power relations, starting over, boss and employee, workplace situations, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.5
 930
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: serious, touching, realistic
Plot: horse, rehabilitation, farm, coming of age, second chance, family life, hopes, youth, family relations, human spirit, friendship, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: feel good, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: farm, family, small town, americana, optimism, parents and children, siblings relations, small town life, romance, family life, society, youth ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s, 1800s
Place: kansas, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, feel good, serious, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick
Plot: horse, sport, family, redemption, contests and competitions, human spirit, horse race, parent child relationship, parents and children, against the odds, hopes, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 5.3
 3K
1001 Nights (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Turkey
Story: Sehrazat, a young widow who is financially unable to treat her terminally ill young son, is forced to address to her charming boss, asking for help. The proposal by her boss changes her life forever.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, couples, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, single parent, moral dilemma, wooing, hate, architect, blackmail, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Anne of Avonlea (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 230 min.
Story: Anne Shirley, now a schoolteacher, has begun writing stories and collecting rejection slips. She makes the acquaintance of a handsome, rich, bachelor, chases a cow, and wins (to her chagrin) a baking soda company's writing contest. She acts as ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: friendship, teachers and students, orphan, school, family, coming of age, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, youth, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: canada, usa, boston, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Under the Sun (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Olof lives alone on his family's farm after the death of his mother. Unable to read and write, he is dependent on his younger friend, Erik, who helps him in the afternoons. Once a sailor, Erik brags of having known hundreds of women. Out of the ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, psychological
Plot: countryside, couple relations, friendship, romance, fall in love, love and romance, couples, society, family relations, friends, love triangle, horse ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.7
 26K
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: fall in love, social differences, love and romance, love affair, rich and poor, couple relations, prejudice, owner, master and servant, initially antagonists, unlikely couple, pride and honor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1850s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.5
 3K
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, realistic, touching, sincere, sentimental
Plot: family drama, sugarcane, farm, life turned upside down, family relations, interracial relations, society, parents and children, power relations, social relations, single parent, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Heart of the Country (2013)
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 ⇓
32%
 7.6
 5K
The Waltons (1971)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Waltons is an American television series created by Earl Hamner, Jr., based on his book Spencer's Mountain, and a 1963 film of the same name. The show is centered on a family in a rural Virginia community during the Great Depression and ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: great depression, americana, human nature, parents and children, small town, family, family life, family relations, aging, couple relations, friendship, siblings relations ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, 30s
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.2
 22K
7th Heaven (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: 7th Heaven is an American family drama television series, created and produced by Brenda Hampton. The series premiered on August 26, 1996, on The WB, the first time that the network aired Monday night programming, and was originally broadcast from ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sincere ...
Plot: teenage love, parents and children, family, suburbs, siblings relations, family drama, suburban life, teenage life, family life, youth, family relations, religions or cults ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 10K
Dallas (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The world's first mega-soap, and one of the most popular ever produced, Dallas had it all. Beautiful women, expensive cars, and men playing Monopoly with real buildings. Famous for one of the best cliffhangers in TV history, as the world asked ...
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, uplifting, non-linear ...
Plot: intrigue, ranch, family feud, oil industry, family business, family relations, uninhibited rivalry, presumed dead, ambition, couple relations, parents and children, rich and poor ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, medical school, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Getting Married in Buffalo Jump (1990)
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: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: starting over, romance, fall in love, farm, fish out of water, small town, love and romance, couples, moral dilemma, infidelity, parents and children, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Moondance Alexander (2007)
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
Plot: friendship, social misfits, high school, young heroes, family, follow your dream, obsessive quest, eccentric family, teenage life, animal life, ambition, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Secret Garden (1975)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 210 min.
Story: TV miniseries adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel.
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, uplifting, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, estate, orphan, mischievous children, young heroes, family, self discovery, countryside, disability, youth, friends, social relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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