Movies like The Wild Pony

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The Wild Pony (1983)
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The Wild Pony (1983)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: To save her ranch after the accidental death of her husband, a woman marries the man responsible for the mishap.
Plot: animals, teenager, horse, friendship, boy, family relations, ranch, pony, blizzard, wild horse, father son relationship, guilty conscience, widow, arranged marriage, rancher, rider horse relationship, little boy, training, boy horse relationship, loss of father, dead father, surrogate father, stepfather stepson relationship, horse actor, bonding ...
Time: 19th century
Place: colorado

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Most similar movies to The Wild Pony

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, sincere, serious and sentimental films with plots about family relations, friendship, boy, horse, father son relationship, mother son relationship and family mostly in Drama, Family and Western genres. Some movies like The Wild Pony: Run Wild, Run Free (1969), Primo Baby (1990), Looking for Miracles (1989), Run, Appaloosa, Run (1966), Anne of Green Gables (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Run Wild, Run Free (1969)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Directed by Richard C. Sarafian, this 1969 British children's film stars Mark Lester as a young boy, unable to speak, who befriends both a wild colt with blue eyes and a falcon named "Lady". The cast also includes John Mills, Gordon ...
Plot: falcon, horse, boy girl friendship, boy horse relationship, family relations, disturbed child, baby boy, missing child, girl, pony, farm, intergenerational friendship ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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Primo Baby (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A tomboyish juvenile delinquent, Paschal Draney, is sent to live in a foster home run by a well-known horse breeder where he befriends a Thoroughbred seemingly crippled by a congenital eye defect.
Plot: love, underdog, friendship, horse, family relations, animals, success, responsibility, accident, race, racehorse, horse race ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Looking for Miracles (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Sixteen-year-old Ryan Delaney has won a scholarship, but it's not a full one, so he needs a summer job to pay for his university expenses. And although he's not eighteen, he can't swim, and has never been to camp, he manages to get a ...
Plot: summer camp, summer job, snake, kindness, graduation, tuberculosis, lake, 16 year old, swimming, job interview, canadian, summer ...
Time: 1930s, year 1935
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Run, Appaloosa, Run (1966)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: In the Nez Perce nation, usually girls may not ride in a certain dangerous "suicide" cross-country and downhill horse race, but trick rider Mary and her exceptional horse Holly Smoke get the chief's permission to do so.
Plot: horse, dog, girl, race, horse race, champion, training, horse actor, bonding, horse trainer, native american white relationships, cross country ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Anne, now a middle-aged woman, is troubled by recent events in her life. Her husband, Gilbert, has been killed overseas as a medical doctor during World War II. Her two daughters are pre-occupied with their own young families and her adopted son ...
Style: sincere, feel good, captivating, realistic, psychological ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: teaching the ways of the world, family life, orphan, adoption, friendship, couples, doctors and patients, widow, golden years, family relations, estrangement, homecoming ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Anne of Green Gables (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A retelling of L.M. Montgomery's story of Anne Shirley, an orphan who is accidentally sent to a couple looking to adopt a boy instead
Style: sincere, touching, captivating, compassionate, uplifting
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, redhead girl, friendship, parent child relationship, adoption, family relations, girl, family, adopted daughter, foster parent, foster home, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
My Sweet Orange Tree (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Brazil
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Zezé is an 8 year old boy who, although a naughty boy, has a good heart. He leads a very modest life, due to the fact that his father has been unemployed for a long time, and has the habit of having long conversations with a sweet orange tree which ...
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: family relations, friendship, friends, family life, mischievous children, youth, father son relationship, boy, school, tree, poverty, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 18
A Piggy Tale (1991)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Story: Dolly, a lovely, adorable little girl from the mountain region. Due to the death of her parents, she was sent to her parents' friend, Mrs. Chu's care. When Dolly and her mini pig playmate, Guava, first came to Taipei, they brought a great ...
Plot: family relations, animals, father son relationship, death of mother, surrogate family, girl, friendship, husband wife relationship, friend, pig, death of father, orphan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 114
Danny (1977)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young girl's special love for a horse helps them both.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, teenage life, family, youth, family relations, friends, animal life, young at heart, stepfather, wealthy family, white horse, stepfather stepson relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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, touching, feel good, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night
Plot: horse, friendship, rescue, adventure, family, animal life, friends, family relations, escapades, pets, obsessive quest, getting home ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe, scotland, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.4
 3K
Little Crumb (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The film is based on the popular Dutch childrens book by Chris van Abkoude. In a Dutch port in 1921 lives a 10-year-old orphan boy known to everyone simply as Little Crumb (Ruud Feltkamp). His poverty-stricken mother Lize van Dien (Thekla Reuten) ...
Plot: orphan, orphanage, friendship, father son relationship, boy, dog, friend, hopes, family relations, street life, harbor, pianist ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Bridge to Terabithia (1985)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Jess Aarons and new girl Leslie Burke create a world of their own and call it Terabithia and pretend to be the king and queen. They return to their magical kingdom every day after school.
Plot: school, bereavement, drawing, first love, puppy, boy, family relations, student, friendship, little girl, father son relationship, teacher ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Rubber Tarzan (1981)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ivan is a very lonely 8 year boy who is bullied almost every day in school. Even his father taunts him because Ivan litteraly is a weakling (That should explain the title Rubber Tarzan). As a result of this Ivan spends a lot of his time on ...
Plot: family relations, father son relationship, boy, school, children, bully, loneliness, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Summer of the Colt (1989)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Argentina, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This award-winning film by André Melançon -- set on a ranch on the pampas of Argentina -- tells the story of three children spending a summer with their grandfather. The youngest, Felipe, makes friends with a puppy; his older brother, Daniel, ...
Style: serious, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, friendship, animal life, friends, farm, hopes, youth, coming of age, family, teenage life, family life, siblings relations ...
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 1K
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: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: horse, animal life, farm, friends, coming of age, rehabilitation, youth, hopes, family life, friendship, teenage life, human spirit ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.2
 91
Gikor (1982)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A village boy meets his tragic fate when he is sent to the city to work for a rich trader.
Plot: boy, father son relationship, armenian, family relations
Time: 19th century
Place: caucasus, armenia, tbilisi, georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Lightning, the White Stallion (1986)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a stolen white stallion escapes his captors, young Stephanie Ward gives him a new home and a new name: Lightning. As she grooms the horse for show-jumping competition, the pair forms an unbreakable bond. But when Stephanie finds herself in need ...
Plot: horse riding, horse, escapades, boy horse relationship, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, teenage girl, horse trainer, rider horse relationship, equestrian, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, gambling ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Apple of My Eye (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young girl struggles after a traumatic horse riding accident causes her to lose her eyesight. CHARLES, the head trainer of Southeastern Guide Dogs, trains Apple, a miniature horse, to be her companion and surrogate eyes.
Style: captivating, sincere, sentimental, disturbing
Audience: family outing
Plot: blindness and impaired vision, blindness, horse, girl horse relationship, rider horse relationship, animal human communication, coping, human animal relationship, loss of eyesight, blind man, seeing eye dog, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Necessary Parties (1988)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Chris Mills goes to court to prevent his parents from ending their marriage.
Plot: family relations, marriage, lawsuit, disturbed child, high school friend, lawyer, brother sister relationship, grandfather grandson relationship, boy hero, teenager, junior high school, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
 4K
Storm Boy (2019)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a highly successful retired businessman, Michael Kingley, starts to see things he at first can't explain, his life takes a dramatic turn. And when his grand-daughter rebels against her father, he is forced to re-evaluate his life and to ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, sincere, touching, psychological
Audience: family outing
Plot: boy, sea, ocean, pelican, friendship, grandfather, son, bird, adventure, granddaughter, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Glass-blower's Children (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, Norway, Denmark
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Maria Gripe, this is the story of two children, Klas and Klara, growing up in the poor Swedish countryside of the mid-19th century. Their father Albert is a glass-blower, famous for his beautiful vases, but still unable to earn ...
Style: serious, stylized, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, kidnapping, countryside, rivalry, good versus evil, family, escapades, child in peril, hostage, couple relations, royal family, pregnancy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 306
Lantern Hill (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1935 Toronto, Jane Stuart's mother has taken ill, and the two of them have temporarily moved in with her rich, snobbish grandmother, where Jane is verbally abused and her mother bullied. Jane is forced into a private academy, in which the ...
Plot: supernatural, visit, little girl, friendship, school, secret, father daughter relationship, train, teasing, wealth, mother daughter relationship, dog ...
Time: 1930s, year 1935
Place: nova scotia, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 3K
Black Beauty (2020)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK, South Africa, Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Born free in the American West, Black Beauty is a horse rounded up and brought to Birtwick Stables, where she meets spirited teenager Jo Green. The two forge a bond that carries Beauty through the different chapters, challenges and adventures.
Style: sexy, sincere, unusual plot structure, psychological, captivating
Plot: girl horse relationship, wild horse, horse ranch, horse riding, horse race, teenage boy, teenager, female protagonist, teenage girl, horse trainer, uncle niece relationship, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.4
 252
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, youth, pets, parents and children, family relations, family problems, boy, father son relationship, pony, animal life, bittersweet ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: semi serious, touching, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: countryside, friendship, coming of age, family relations, parents and children, contests and competitions, youth, family, adventure, orphan, animal life, friends ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 236
Digger (1993)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young boy is sent to live with relatives when his parents break up. He befriends a dying boy who has an eerie connection with nature.
Plot: dog, psychic, family relations, father son relationship, boy, friendship, heart disease, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 321
Misty (1961)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Every year the Chincoteague fire department rounds up the wild ponies of Assateague Island and holds an auction to thin out the herd. The young children set out to raise enough money in hopes that the Phantom will be caught in this years round up. ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, touching
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family relations, island, horse, horse riding, heroes, youth, family, escapades, orphan, adventure, young heroes, adventurer ...
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
XTC Just Don't Do It (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Melissa is een meisje van 15 dat niets liever doet dan dansen. Haar ouders denken dat ze lessen in klassiek ballet volgt maar eenmaal op de dansschool stort ze zich vol overgave op de hiphop danslessen. Melissa is goed bevriend met Jordi en hij is ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: dancing, ambition, dancer, family relations, teenager, classmate classmate relationship, classmate, ambitious woman, dancehall girl, friends, friendship, drug abuse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Adventures of Dally and Spanky (2019)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A girl inherits a miniature horse that develops an unlikely friendship with her half-sister's Jack Russell Terrier, who takes to riding on the horse's back.
Style: touching, sincere, light, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, pony, dog, family relations, human animal relationship, unlikely friendships, internet, death of father, trick
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Girl of the Limberlost (1990)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A teenage girl living in 1908 rural Indiana attends high school despite her mother's fierce opposition of her life, the friendship of a free-spirted older woman helps her stick to her goals.
Plot: countryside, teenage angst, mother daughter relationship, friendship, family relations, naturalist, violinist, single mother, child's point of view, farm, teen angst, teenage girl ...
Time: 20th century, victorian era
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%