Movies and TV shows like Little House on the Prairie

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Little House on the Prairie (1974)
 7.4
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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, sincere, touching, feel good, realistic, serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: farm, americana, small town, parents and children, family relations, family, love and romance, small town life, romance, teachers and students, family life, siblings relations, social relations, optimism, husband wife relationship, youth, couple relations, society, couples, lifestyle, manners, bittersweet, old west, teenager, horse ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1870s, 1880s
Place: kansas, minnesota

Most similar movies to Little House on the Prairie

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sentimental, touching and serious films and TV series with plots about family relations, parents and children, love and romance, small town, siblings relations, family life and father son relationship mostly in Drama, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like Little House on the Prairie: Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993), The Waltons (1972), Heartland (2007), Anne of Green Gables (1985), Love Comes Softly (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman is an American Western drama series created by Beth Sullivan and starring Jane Seymour who plays Dr. Michaela "Mike" Quinn, a physician who leaves Boston in search of adventure in the American West and who settles ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, medical drama
Audience: family outing
Plot: family values, doctors and patients, old west, small town, couple relations, parents and children, society, female doctor, interracial relations, children, female protagonist, american indian ...
Time: 19th century
Place: colorado, usa
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93%
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The Waltons (1972)
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: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: americana, family relations, large family, great depression, friendship, siblings relations, aging, lifestyle, fighting illness, thanksgiving, mountain, parents and children ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, 30s
Place: virginia, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 9K
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 ⇓
86%
Anne of Green Gables (1985)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, West Germany, USA
Duration: 199 min.
Story: At the turn of the century on Prince Edward Island, Matthew Cuthbert and his sister Marilla decide to take on an orphan boy as help for their farm. But they get an unexpected jolt when they're mistakenly sent a girl instead: Anne Shirley. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, witty, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, teaching the ways of the world, adoption, teenage love, countryside, best friends, love and romance, coming of age, foster home, young heroes, island, teacher ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Love Comes Softly (2003)
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, sentimental, touching, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, marriage of convenience, survival, farm, starting over, hopes, romance, couples, family problems, fall in love, family life, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.3
 50K
Little Women (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With their father away as a chaplain in the Civil War, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy grow up with their mother in somewhat reduced circumstances. They are a close family who inevitably have their squabbles and tragedies. But the bond holds even when, later, ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: family values, sisters, first love, sister sister relationship, couple relations, parent child relationship, love and romance, parents and children, life changing experience, family bonds, everyday life, christmas ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: usa, new england, paris france, new york, massachusetts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Love's Enduring Promise (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In this Janette Oke sequel to "Love Comes Softly," the eldest child in an 1800s frontier family, Missie Davis is a bright and beautiful elementary schoolteacher whose love for the prairie is matched only by her passion for books. When ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, uplifting, emotional ...
Plot: old west, farm, fall in love, love triangle, family relations, couples, young lovers, haunted by the past, countryside, parents and children, lifestyle, romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Love's Long Journey (2005)
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, touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: newlyweds, optimism, pregnancy, farm, true love, starting over, friendship, adventure, family relations, couples, romance, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Love's Unending Legacy (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Missie three years later: being a single mother after her husband Willie was shot during a poker scuffle. She and Maddy move back in with her parents Clark and Marty. She finds a new home, and finds a new teaching position that she settles right ...
Style: uplifting, serious, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: adoption, orphan, family relations, starting over, love and romance, hopes, romance, single parent, fall in love, parents and children, optimism, social relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Love Finds A Home (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this sequel, Lillian has been adopted and it's several years later. Annie, married and pregnant, visits her fellow doctor friend, Dr. Owen. Dr Owen desperately wants a baby, but seems unable to become pregnant. Lillian finds a love ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, emotional, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: crumbling marriage, young lovers, hopes, couple relations, couples, romance, family relations, small town life, gender, parents and children, small town, feminism ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Love's Resounding Courage (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Clark Davis struggles to maintain his land and support his family during a long drought. With a bank loan to repay, his wife, Ellen, takes a job in town as a seamstress, but soon becomes ill with scarlet fever. Devastated to lose his beloved wife, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family problems, family relations, romance, dealing with death, death in the family, fall in love, parents and children, farm, single parent, father son relationship, love and romance, old west ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, family relations, orphan, teachers and students, school, period piece, bittersweet, family, coming of age, power relations, friends, strong female presence ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: canada, usa, chicago illinois, boston, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Home and Away (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Home and Away is set in the fictional town of Summer Bay, a coastal town in New South Wales, and follows the personal and professional lives of the people living in the area. The show initially focused on the Fletcher family, Pippa and Tom Fletcher ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious, saga
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, family relations, beach, teenage life, parents and children, dysfunctional family, first sex, family problems, couples, social relations, love affair, family life ...
Time: 90s, 80s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sarah, Plain and Tall (1991)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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 ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: farm, frontier, bereavement, single parent, countryside, prairie, family life, self discovery, human nature, small town life, love affair, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era
Place: kansas, usa, maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
McLeod's Daughters (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
Story: McLeod's Daughters is an Australian television series that began airing on the Nine Network on 8 August 2001. This Logie award winning drama series follows the lives of half sisters Claire and Tess McLeod as they embark on a mission: to run ...
Style: witty, realistic, serious, captivating, touching ...
Plot: farm, feminism, family relations, workplace, couple relations, family business, wilderness, estrangement, separated, family problems, sister sister relationship, strong female character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 90s
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Snowy River: The McGregor Saga (1994)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Man from Snowy River is an Australian television series based on Banjo Paterson's poem "The Man from Snowy River". Released in Australia as Banjo Paterson's The Man from Snowy River, the series was subsequently released in ...
Style: realistic, sincere, atmospheric, emotional, saga ...
Plot: dishonesty, contests and competitions, blind ambition, underdog, chases and races, rivalry, social relations, farm, family relations, mountain, intrigue, ambition ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Avonlea (1990)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Family, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After her father is accused of embezzlement, wealthy Sara Stanley is sent to live with her deceased mother's relatives on Prince Edward Island. While there, she must adjust to life in the small rural town of Avonlea, learn to cope with her ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: heroine, small town life, family life, parents and children, small town, teacher, friendship, mischievous children, family relations, countryside, aunt niece relationship, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, turn of the century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Love's Abiding Joy (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The continued Westward journey of settlers Missie and Willie Lahaye. Their roots now firmly planted as they set up homestead in the far West, Missie begins to realize her passion for teaching as Willie cares for the couple's young daughter ...
Style: uplifting, serious, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, couple relations, parents and children, reunion, crumbling marriage, optimism, family problems, death in the family, frame up, death of child, small town life, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 89
Ponderosa (2001)
Genre: Western, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Ponderosa is a television series developed by Bonanza creator David Dortort for PAX-TV that ran for the 2001–2002 television season. Envisioned as a prequel to the long-running NBC series Bonanza, it had less gunfire, brawling and other ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, single parent, family, americana, farm, father son relationship, widower, tough heroes, half brother half brother relationship, ranch ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Love's Unfolding Dream (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Centers on Missy's adopted daughter Belinda Tyler as she follows her dream. Belinda wants to be a doctor, but this time period does not look kindly on women with careers, especially one in the medical field. But Belinda is a strong-minded woman ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, uplifting, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fall in love, relationship vs career, social differences, family life, romance, ambition, follow your dream, hopes, blind ambition, family relations, workplace situations, father son relationship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 24K
7th Heaven (1996)
Genre: Comedy, 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: family life, parents and children, suburbs, suburban life, society, teenage love, parenthood, family relations, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, child's point of view ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Wonder Years (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Wonder Years is an American television comedy-drama created by Neal Marlens and Carol Black. It ran on ABC from 1988 through 1993. The pilot aired on January 31, 1988, following ABC's coverage of Super Bowl XXII. The show achieved a spot ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: childhood, generation gap, childhood sweetheart, friends, suburbs, americana, family relations, teenager, high school, family, love and romance, teenage life ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.8
 2K
Cedar Cove (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Judge Olivia Lockhart is considered the community's guiding light in the picturesque, coastal town of Cedar Cove, Washington. But like everyone else, Olivia fights the uphill battle of balancing career with family and finding love, all the ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: small town, relationship vs career, love and romance, family relations, looking for love, courtroom, loss of son, parents and children, wooing, couple relations, legal, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c., washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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When Calls The Heart (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Elizabeth Thatcher, a young school teacher from a wealthy Eastern family, migrates from the big city to teach school in a small coal mining town in the west.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: teacher, small town, character change, lifestyle change, power relations, christianity, instructor, upscale, wealthy family, pride, female protagonist, small town life ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Thicker Than Water (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After the death of her father, Natalie Travers (Melissa Gilbert) discovers he was married to a rodeo star before he married Natalie’s mother. Upset that her father kept part of his life a secret from her and bewildered over how a prominent judge ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: lifestyle, fall in love, friendship, self discovery, parents and children, family relations, society, dishonesty, love and romance, hopes, farm, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 5K
Empire Falls (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 197 min.
Story: A decaying New England town is the backdrop for its unique citizens, lead by unassuming restaurant manager Miles Roby.
Style: psychological, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family secret, small town, restaurant, family life, dysfunctional family, working class, parents and children, haunted by the past, love and romance, crumbling marriage, family problems, breakup ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, maine, usa, boston, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 31K
The Cosby Show (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Cosby Show is an American television situation comedy starring Bill Cosby, which aired for eight seasons on NBC from September 20, 1984 until April 30, 1992. The show focuses on the Huxtable family, an upper middle-class African-American family ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, family values, parents and children, family life, couples, lifestyle, teenage life, couple relations, verbal byplay, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sarah, Plain and Tall: Winter's End (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The third installment of the Sarah trilogy provides a glorious and touching story of a family drawn together by adversity. On a cold winter day a stranger shows up at the farm. He is slow to reveal his identity. When they find out he is Jacobs ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, touching, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, farm, couple relations, americana, strong female presence, society, hopes, parents and children, family life, siblings relations, redemption, nursing ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 214
The Red Pony (1973)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young farmboy who can't seem to communicate with his father develops an attachment to a young red pony.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: farm, friends, animal life, youth, pets, parents and children, family problems, family relations, boy, father son relationship, coming of age, family ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 ⇓
27%
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