Movies like Sea People

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Sea People (1999)
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Sea People (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At 14, Amanda is a perfect swimmer and a great student. When the factory where his father works closes and he must go to work in another city, she feels very sad. One morning she meets the McRea, a very nice elderly couple who, like her, cannot live without the sea, although in another sense.
Style: cult film
Plot: mermaid, swimming, father daughter relationship, swimming pool, mother daughter relationship, swimsuit, merman

Most similar movies to Sea People

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, feel good, touching and humorous films with plots about family relations, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, friendship, family, youth and friends mostly in Family, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Sea People: Angel in Training (1999), Jack of the Red Hearts (2015), Twitches Too (2007), Miracle on 34th Street (1973), The Canterville Ghost (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A fourth grader and her friends deal with bullying from a more popular girl in their class.
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, family relations, youth, family life, family, school, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, teacher student relationship, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Angel in Training (1999)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Thirteen-year-old Desi has two big problems: her cartoonist father is being duped by a sexy, money-hungry agent, and she needs to find a date for a friend's birthday party. An apprentice angel is sent to Earth to help Desi deal with the ...
Plot: tomboy, family relations, angel, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, death of mother
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Jack of the Red Hearts (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A teenage con artist tricks a desperate mother into hiring her as a live-in companion for her autistic daughter.
Plot: autism, mother daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, female director, mother son relationship, overalls, marriage
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.8
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Twitches Too (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Reunited witch twins Camryn and Alex adjust to their new life as supernatural beings while at the same time trying to maintain a normal existence in this sequel to the magical Disney Channel original movie Twitches. But they soon find themselves ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: witch, hereditary gift of witchcraft, good versus evil, adventure, wizards and magicians, reunion, starting over, rivalry, supernatural, escapades, youth, family life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Miracle on 34th Street (1973)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A department store Santa tries to convince a little girl who doesn't believe in Santa Claus that he is Santa Claus, and winds up going on trial to prove who he is.
Plot: christmas, santa claus, mother daughter relationship, cynicism, christmas season, christmas movie, court hearing, single mother, intergenerational friendship, santa claus suit, calling parent by first name, bearded man ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Canterville Ghost (1996)
Genre: Family, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a teenaged girl moves to England, with her brothers and parents into the ancient Canterville Hall, she's not at all happy. Especially as there's a ghost and a mysterious re-appearing bloodstain on the hearth. She campaigns to go back ...
Style: captivating, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: ghost, redemption, friendship, estate, haunted house, family relations, curse, girl, prank, palaces castles and temples, escapades, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A holiday favourite for generations... George Bailey has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls. All that prevents rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking over the entire town is George's modest building and loan company. ...
Style: touching, feel good, uplifting, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: desperation, life changing experience, angel, christmas, family, holiday, suicide attempt, self discovery, small town, alternate reality, road not taken, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 40s ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Little Mermaid (1976)
Genre: Family, Drama, Romance, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The little mermaid rescues a prince from drowning and falls in love with him. To be with him, she makes a deal with the evil sorceress: her beautiful voice against a life on land. It seems to work at first, the prince is enchanted with her lovely ...
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: mermaid, female protagonist, prince, merman, multiverse, female nudity, love, male female relationship, sea, mythology, grief, tragedy
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Secret of Roan Inish (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 10-year-old Fiona is sent to live with her grandparents in a small fishing village in Donegal, Ireland. She soon learns the local legend that an ancestor of hers married a Selkie - a seal who can turn into a human. Years earlier, her baby brother ...
Style: touching, sentimental, scenic, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: island, ancient mystery, riddles and clues, legend, family, friendship, young heroes, adventure, danger, social relations, seal the animal, fishing boat ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1946
Place: ireland, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
And the Children Shall Lead (1985)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Mississippi in the early '60s is the setting for this story of a 12-year-old African-American girl who, along with her white friends, tries to ease increasing racial tensions.
Style: cult film
Plot: white supremacy, civil rights movement, racial tension, bullying, family, social injustice, child's point of view, corporal punishment, best friend, civil rights, segregation, friendship ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: mississippi, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Night They Saved Christmas (1984)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An oil company is exploring two Arctic sites for oil. The needed blasting at the first site rocks Santa Claus' North Pole village. He realizes that any blasting at the second site will destroy his home. He enlists the aid of a woman and her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: disorder, friends, danger, family, rescue, save the day, adventure, escapades, heroes, village, friendship, legends and myths ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Thirteenth Year (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A teen learns that his birth mother is a mermaid after he begins to grow fins and slimy scales on his thirteenth birthday.
Style: feel good, stylized, humorous, touching, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: mermaid, teenage life, family, rivalry, coming of age, misfit, danger, escapades, friends, disorder, parent child relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Sister (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When unstable Connie is tragically widowed, she finds it impossible to care for her delinquent adolescent daughter, Niki, forcing her son, Bill, to take his sister in. As the two begin to forge a healthy bond, well-meaning Bill implements his own ...
Plot: family relations, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, family conflict, mental illness, mother daughter conflict, bikini, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Dear Mr. Cash (2005)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dear Mr. Cash is a story of ten-year-old Heicke, whose obsession with the music of Johnny Cash, leads her to appoint herself as President of his local fan club.
Plot: alcohol abuse, countryside, family relations, dysfunctional family, depression, alcoholic, mermaid
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.8
 541
Mermaid (2000)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Four year old Desi learns to accept the death of her father by sending him a letter on a balloon to which she receives a reply. Based on a true story.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: young heroes, bittersweet, family problems, friendship, parents and children, single parent, hopes, family, death in the family, child's point of view, mother daughter relationship, widow ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.5
 631
Contest (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bullied high school student Tommy is suddenly befriended by his chief tormentor, Matt, the school's most popular student and star athlete. Tommy is suspicious, but is forced to accept the awkward friendship in order to enter a cooking contest ...
Style: feel good, captivating, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, swimming, teenage life, school, youth, rivalry, contests and competitions, high school, couples, friends, cooking and food, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 1K
Tiger Cruise (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On its last leg homeward, from Pearl Harbour (Hawaii) to San Diego, the USS Constellation hosts a jolly 'tiger cruise' for USNavy, Marines and USNAF relatives, mainly minors ('Navy brats'). Attitudes and emotions vary from simple ...
Plot: cruise ship, father daughter relationship, father figure, teenager, us military, teenage girl, ship, food fight, explosion, insubordination, sister sister relationship, bomb ...
Time: september 11 2001
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Bridge to Terabithia (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jesse Aarons trained all summer to become the fastest runner in school, so he's very upset when newcomer Leslie Burke outruns him and everyone else. Despite this and other differences, including that she's rich, he's poor, and ...
Style: emotional, captivating, touching, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, imaginary, loss of friend, childhood, escape from reality, magical, teenage boy, social misfits, loneliness, fantasy world, classmate, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 4K
Prancer (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jessica, the daughter of an impoverished apple farmer, still believes in Santa Claus. So when she comes across a reindeer with an injured leg, it makes perfect sense to her to assume that it is Prancer, who had fallen from a Christmas display in ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, small town, family relations, friendship, reindeer, barn, farm, family, mischievous children, heroes, misfit ...
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)
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: touching, light, clever, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: toy comes to life, toys, friendship, adventure, family, escapades, supernatural ability, danger, parents and children, parallel world, coming of age, family relations ...
Time: 18th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Letter Writer (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a teenager receives a mysterious letter in the mail, she sets out to find the author. It's a journey that will change her life forever.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: parents and children, teenage life, family relations, aging, youth, religions or cults, rebelliousness, father daughter relationship, friendship, destiny, intergenerational friendship, honesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Mermaid's Tale (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 12-year-old Ryan moves to the town where her father was born—a bleak, dying fishing town. However, exploring the coast, she discovers a cove that is home to a mysterious girl named Coral who reveals herself to be a mermaid.
Plot: mermaid, friendship, fisherman, healing power, reconciliation, saving a life, lost love, convention
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 298
The Winner (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Oliver (Pawel Szajda) is a talented young pianist of Polish American heritage. After breaking off his European tournée, he is forced to repay the tour organizers 250 thousand Euros. On his journey, he meets the very colorful character of (Janusz ...
Plot: swimming pool, playing piano, swimming, horse, piano, pianist, horse race
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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A Little Princess (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When her father enlists to fight for the British in WWI, young Sara Crewe goes to New York to attend the same boarding school her late mother attended. She soon clashes with the severe headmistress, Miss Minchin, who attempts to stifle Sara's ...
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: little girl, orphan, boarding school, princess, servant, reunion, fantasy life, attic, private school, rescue, french, presumed dead ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: new york, india, usa, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Girl on the Edge (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A powerful true story about the journey of a troubled teenage girl who finds healing in the most unlikely of places, and who must choose to either invest in her own recovery or succumb to the trauma of her past.
Plot: rape, injury, manure, traumatic childhood, self harm, self mutilation, intervention, teenage girl, support group, teenage rape, second marriage, stone ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Pastor Brown (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When her father unexpectedly falls terminally ill, exotic dancer Jessica "Jesse" Brown returns home for the first time in more than a decade. Her father's dying wish - that she take over as head of Mount Olive Baptist Church - turns ...
Plot: sister, pastor, dying father, getting home, hopes, church, father daughter relationship, loss, return home, african american protagonist, redemption, jealousy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Only Clouds Move the Stars (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Eleven year old Maria has lost her little brother to cancer. Having disappeared into herself, her mother is no longer there for Maria and her father struggles to keep the family together. Maria meets Jacob, who is the same age as she, but with a ...
Plot: female director, girl, death of son, friend, brother sister relationship, father daughter relationship, mourning, family relations, mother daughter relationship, death of brother, friendship, grandfather granddaughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 6K
Fluke (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Workaholic Thomas Johnson dies in an auto accident and comes back to life as a dog. Remembering some of who he was, he returns to his wife and son to protect them from the man who caused his accident. But, as time goes by, he remembers more of his ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: reincarnation, human becomes animal, dog, talking dog, dog movie, family relations, family life, human becoming an animal, getting home, starting over, afterlife, family ...
Place: united states, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Ramona and Beezus (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Ramona is a little girl with a very big imagination and a nose for mischief. Her playful antics keep everyone in her loving family on their toes, including her older sister Beezus, who's just trying to survive her first year of high school. ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: mischievous children, aunt niece relationship, family relations, youth, family life, disorder, siblings relations, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, father daughter relationship, money problems, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Alternate Weeks (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A 12 year old girl and her 8 year old brother live one week with their mother and the next week with their father. The girl blamers her mother, a super businesswoman for the divorce and turns all her anger on her. She prefers the weeks with her ...
Plot: piano playing, piano teacher, coming of age, brother sister relationship, male female relationship, school, kiss, father son relationship, sms, classroom, teenager, birthday party ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%