Movies like The Magic of Lassie

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The Magic of Lassie (1978)
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The Magic of Lassie (1978)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lassie is claimed from his family by a "former owner" and then braves a cross country trip to rejoin the ones that love her.
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: family relations, adventure, best friends, friendship, family, heroes, friends, pets, family life, hopes, getting home, animal life, rescue, reunion, dog, on the road, wrestler, escape, dog actor
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, colorado

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Most similar movies to The Magic of Lassie

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, feel good, semi serious and humorous films with plots about family, friends, family relations, friendship, youth, animal life and pets mostly in Family, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Magic of Lassie: Lassie (2005), Benji: Off the Leash! (2004), Rascal (1969), The Biscuit Eater (1972), Shiloh (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Lassie (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, France, Ireland, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A family in financial crisis is forced to sell Lassie, their beloved dog. Hundreds of miles away from her true family, Lassie escapes and sets out on a journey home.
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: pets, dog, train ride, train travel, rescue, friendship, adventure, dog movie, parents and children, getting home, boy dog relationship, little girl ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: england, scotland, europe, yorkshire, glasgow scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Benji: Off the Leash! (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Benji and his friends try to save his mother from a puppy mill.
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dog, young heroes, adventure, odd couple, friendship, against the odds, disorder, adoption, fish out of water, parents and children, youth, pets ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.5
 450
Rascal (1969)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy filled with tenderness as a baby raccoon snuggles his way into the life of a lonely boy. He becomes the boy's only companion during his father's frequent absences. Because of Rascal, both father and son realize their ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family relations, getting home, adventure, misfit, pets, young heroes, youth, family, child in peril, animal life, disorder, friends ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Biscuit Eater (1972)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nothing warms the heart like the story of a boy and his dog. Lonnie (Johnny Whitaker) and Text (George Spell) are two friends determined, against all odds, to turn a misfit hound into a hero. Tennessee farmer and dog trainer Harve McNeil (Earl ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, interracial relations, family relations, boy and dog, dog, young heroes, heroes, mischievous children, pets, ambition, contests and competitions, train ...
Time: 70s
Place: tennessee, georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 6.4
 3K
Shiloh (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An abused beagle runs away from his owner. On the road, he meets young Marty Preston and follows him home. The boy immediately forms a bond with the dog and names him Shiloh. His stern father won't let him keep the dog because it belongs to ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, animal rescue, rescue, pets, family, friendship, hopes, adventure, family relations, disorder, small town life, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Where the Red Fern Grows (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set in the Ozark Mountains during the Great Depression, Billy Coleman works hard and saves his earnings for 2 years to achieve his dream of buying two coonhound pups. He develops a new trust in God as he faces overwhelming challenges in adventure ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, follow your dream, family relations, contests and competitions, hunting, coming of age, wilderness, animal life, friends, mountain, ghost ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Little Heroes (1991)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Tomboy and farmgirl Charlene "Charley" Wilson finds fun and adventure with her beloved dog Fuzz and tries to fit in to her small town, while her parents struggle with money and crop production worries.
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, semi serious, uplifting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, friendship, countryside, rich and poor, misfit, heroes, society, buddies, youth, rescue, family life, reincarnation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Shiloh 2: Shiloh Season (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After young Marty Peterson rescued Shiloh from his abusive owner, Judd Travers, he thought his troubles were over. But when Judd starts threatening to take "his" dog back, Marty is afraid of losing the best friend he's ever had. Even ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: rescue, family relations, redemption, dog, danger, pets, family, youth, heroes, animal life, power relations, friends ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Adventures of Bailey: Christmas Hero (2012)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: It's "Christmas time" at the Baker household, and Bailey is at it again. Worried that he will not get any presents from Santa because he's been a bad doggie, Bailey learns about a mysterious Native American Indian called the ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family life, friendship, hopes, getting home, siblings relations, on the road, family relations, christmas, dog, escapades, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Aussie and Ted's Great Adventure (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Aussie, a lovable Australian mutt, embarks on a mission to return his young owner's missing Teddy Bear.
Style: semi serious, sincere, humorous, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, talking dog, friendship, teddy bear, adventure, rescue, heroes, getting home, mischievous children, danger, pets, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Danny (1977)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young girl's special love for a horse helps them both.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family relations, animal life, friends, teenage life, friendship, young at heart, family, youth, young girl, girl horse relationship, human animal relationship, horse actor ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, teacher student relationship, father daughter relationship, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 598
Smitty (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: SMITTY is a family film about a rescue dog. When life gets tough for Ben, a friendly paw is all it takes to pull him through. Mischievous thirteen-year-old Ben is sent to his grandfather's farm for the summer, where he crosses paths with a ...
Style: sincere, captivating, feel good, light, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, family, family relations, pets, farm, coming of age, youth, single parent, dog, teaching the ways of the world, hopes, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2010
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Remake of the popular Disney classic, this time featuring some well known voices as two dogs and a cat trek across America encountering all sorts of adventures in the quest to be reunited with their owners.
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, cat, adventure, wilderness, friendship, talking animals, pets, fish out of water, journey, beautiful scenery, wounded animal, survival ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, nevada, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
An American Girl Adventure (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Pre-American Revolution Virginian girl whose love for the outdoors leads to the friendship of a lifetime. Felicity loves horses, and though her parents plead with her to remain indoors, she years to ride the open plains. When Felicity comes into ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: horse riding, friendship, rescue, hopes, best friends, young heroes, adventure, animal life, family life, parents and children, colonial america, family relations ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: virginia, usa, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Secret of the Magic Gourd (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: China, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The Secret of the Magic Gourd follows the wondrous adventures of a young schoolboy named Wang Bao. When Wang Bao discovers a magical gourd that can instantly grant his every wish, the awkward child suddenly becomes a hero amongst his curious ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, feel good, light, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, friends, family relations, hopes, magical object, desire, little boy, adventure, friendship, escapades, rivalry, wish fulfillment ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Incredible Journey (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The story of three pets, a cat and two dogs, who lose their owners when they are all on vacation. Can they find their way home?
Style: touching, realistic, serious, uplifting, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, wilderness, adventure, cat, family, friendship, survival, on the road, hopes, getting home, escapades, danger ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Josh is off to his first year of college and buddy has stayed behind with joshs little sister andrea and the rest of the family. Adrea attempting to fit in with her jr. High classmates decides to join the baseball team and along the way discovers ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: golden retriever, dog, sport team, underdog, contests and competitions, rescue, against the odds, disorder, family relations, friendship, fish out of water, sport ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Air Bud 3 (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In this second heartwarming and hilarious sequel to the popular favorite, Air Bud masters two new starring roles: soccer (real football) player and fatherhood. Loaded with laughs and cool soccer action, Buddy teams up alongside U.S. women's ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens
Plot: dog, golden retriever, sport team, friendship, ambition, rivalry, family relations, contests and competitions, pets, best friends, sport, save the day ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Miracle Dogs Too (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Zack, a young boy, finds two cocker spaniels caged in the woods and takes them home. The animals, Sissy and Buddy, have magical healing powers that change the people of a small town.
Style: sentimental, feel good, serious, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family relations, small town, parents and children, miraculous event, hopes, pets, young heroes, animal life, human spirit, magic, dog, family life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Saving Shiloh (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this third movie about Shiloh, Judd Travers is accused of killing a man he once fought in a bar. Everyone in the town consider Judd to be guilty except Marty Preston, but even him has some doubts. Trying to clear Judd's name Marty and his ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, captivating, saga
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, small town, mischievous children, friendship, family life, best friends, pets, youth, rescue, animal actor, boy and dog, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A poor otter family risks everything for the chance to win the cash prize of a talent contest for Christmas.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, puppet, parents and children, fish out of water, show tunes, rivalry, family, youth, underdog, hopes, contests and competitions, misfit ...
Time: year 1977, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Lassie's Great Adventure (1963)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: While in Canada Timmy and Lassie encounter a downed hot air ballonist. By accident they end up in the balloon which takes them into the wilderness. The young boy and his dog must find a way to survive even fending off a wild pig.
Style: serious, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: rescue, dog, family, danger, heroes, getting home, hopes, adventure, pets, escapades, survival, wilderness ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Rusty: A Dog's Tale (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two orphans named Jory and Tess live with their grandparents. However, their cousins Bart and Bertha try to take them away because the two kids have trust funds from their dead parents. When Bart and Bertha kidnap the newborn puppies, Rusty the dog ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, rescue, dog, child custody, family life, anti heroes, daring rescue, young heroes, youth, danger, anti hero, animal life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Dolphin Tale 2 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The team of people who saved Winter's life reassemble in the wake of her surrogate mother's passing in order to find her a companion so she can remain at the Clearwater Marine Hospital.
Style: sentimental, uplifting, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: veterinarian, dolphins, animal life, rescue, friendship, youth, family, family relations, friends, human spirit, hopes, theme park ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Air Buddies (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Here’s the delightful tale of teamwork and adventure your whole family will love! Air Bud is the proud father of five adorable puppies - the hip-hopping B-Dawg, lovely Rosebud, mellow Buddha, dirt-loving Mudbud, and the big fella Budderball - with ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: golden retriever, puppy, pets, family, adventure, buddies, partners, friendship, youth, danger, odd couple, daring rescue ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.2
 4K
Snow Buddies (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Dylan Sprouse, Jim Belushi and Kris Kristofferson lend their voices to this family-friendly tale about a feisty pack of golden retriever puppies that embarks on an Alaskan adventure. When they find themselves stranded in the northern wilderness, the ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: golden retriever, friendship, pets, against the odds, getting home, adventure, dog sled, contests and competitions, escapades, animal life, husky dog, family ...
Time: 2000s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Black Beauty (1971)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: UK, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Anna Sewell's classic 1877 novel beautifully comes to life in this family drama set in England. Told from the point of view of Black Beauty himself, the story sheds light on the details surrounding the colt's birth and his perception of ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: horse, friendship, rescue, adventure, family, pets, escapades, obsessive quest, hopes, danger, getting home, animal life ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe, scotland, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Where the Red Fern Grows (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Where the Red Fern Grows is the heartwarming and adventurous tale for all ages about a young boy and his quest for his own red-bone hound hunting dogs.
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: dog movie, family relations, coming of age, friendship, countryside, contests and competitions, family, orphan, youth, parents and children, friends, animal life ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Beethoven's 5th (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When Sara takes Beethoven to spend summer vacation with wacky Uncle Freddie in an old mining town, the mischievous canine "digs up" the missing clue to a legendary hidden fortune of Rita and Moe ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, dog, friendship, family life, friends, escapades, family, adventure, partners, chase, danger, heroes ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%