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: teenager, animals, horse, friendship, family relations, boy, ranch, pony, wild horse, father son relationship, blizzard, widow, arranged marriage, rancher, guilty conscience, loss of father, surrogate father, barn, training, rider horse relationship, stepfather stepson relationship, bonding, dead father, animal, horse actor ...
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, realistic, feel good and serious films with plots about family relations, friendship, father son relationship, family, horse, friends and mother son relationship mostly in Family, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Wild Pony: Primo Baby (1990), Run Wild, Run Free (1969), Run, Appaloosa, Run (1966), A Piggy Tale (1991), Necessary Parties (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: animal, wheelchair, racing, accident, animals, family relations, race, friendship, underdog, responsibility, racehorse, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, farm, pub, pipe smoking, pony, ex soldier, covered in mud, land rover, village, father son relationship, burial ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 actor, racing, american indian, native american, clown, animal, girl horse relationship, bonding, rodeo, race, family relations, animals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.5
 17
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: friendship, friend, orphan, girl, father son relationship, death of father, pig, animal, surrogate family, animals, family relations, search ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: marriage, teenager, family relations, lawsuit, grandfather grandson relationship, teenage boy, junior high school, mechanic, divorce, brother sister relationship, high school friend, disturbed child ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: realistic, serious, feel good, sincere
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: horse riding, friendship, human spirit, against the odds, follow your dream, ambition, young heroes, obsessive quest, eccentric family, teenage life, athlete and trainer, animal life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.2
 2K
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: female director, adoptive mother, hopes, family relations, pianist, harbor, orphanage, street life, father son relationship, dog, friend, friendship ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, loincloth, campfire, barefoot, horse riding, broom, kiss, 16 year old, spanking, country club, horse ...
Time: 1930s, year 1935
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Rubber Tarzan (1981)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 89 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: bully, boy, loneliness, school, father son relationship, children, family relations, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 942
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: kids, family outing, girls' night
Plot: horse, friendship, rescue, adventure, family, obsessive quest, getting home, escapades, pets, danger, hopes, friends ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe, scotland, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: feel good, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, friendship, coming of age, hopes, family, youth, siblings relations, family life, teenage life, animal life, farm, friends ...
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.2
 76
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: family relations, father son relationship, boy, armenian
Time: 19th century
Place: armenia, caucasus, tbilisi, georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, offbeat, stylized
Audience: family outing
Plot: countryside, kidnapping, family relations, family, danger, rivalry, hostages, good versus evil, child in peril, royal family, couple relations, pregnancy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.5
 94
Danny (1977)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young girl's special love for a horse helps them both.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, teenage life, family, youth, family relations, young at heart, animal life, friends, horse actor, horse, human animal relationship, girl horse relationship
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ 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, feel good, touching
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, countryside, family relations, coming of age, friends, animal life, parents and children, family, orphan, youth, contests and competitions, adventure ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 204
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, heart disease, boy, friendship, father son relationship, family relations, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: teenage girl, teen angst, violinist, widow, mother daughter relationship, single mother, child's point of view, single parent, naturalist, countryside, family relations, friendship ...
Time: victorian era, 1900s
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.6
 546
Heidi (1968)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Heidi is an orphaned girl initially raised by her aunt Dete in Maienfeld, Switzerland. In order to get a job in Frankfurt, Dete brings 5-year-old Heidi to her grandfather, who has been at odds with the villagers for years and lives in seclusion on ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, mountain, family relations, friendship, girl, governess, family life, human spirit, optimism, friends, disability, nanny ...
Time: 19th century
Place: switzerland, europe, swiss alps, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, boy girl relationship, equestrian, escapades, boy horse relationship, teenage girl, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, gambling, rider horse relationship, husband wife relationship, girl horse relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Salt Water Moose (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Bobby and his Mom move from Toronto, away from his dad and his baseball team, to a small town in Nova Scotia, he's picked on by all the local kids, except for Jo. And Jo has also befriended a lonely male moose who lives on an island, and ...
Style: semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, moose, friends, disorder, coming of age, young heroes, family, heroes, adventure, youth, mischievous children, animal life ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
1 Chance 2 Dance (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a 17-year old aspiring dancer is uprooted in her high school senior year, she finds herself divided between two boys, and she will have one last shot at making her dream a reality.
Style: captivating, light, sincere, emotional
Plot: dance school, one last chance, dancer, teenager, 17 year old, follow your dream, rivalry, love triangle, family relations, couples, friendship, high school ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 393
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, child as adult, school, parents and children, fish out of water, adoption, family life, friendship, disorder, friends, animal life, getting home ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A drama based on the true story of a college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, heartbreaking, sad ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, friendship, animals, life & death, loyalty, friends, pets, family, human animal relationship, loneliness, loss of friend, death ...
Time: contemporary, 1930s
Place: japan, usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Wild Stallion (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A story about two girls, CJ and Hanna. CJ lives on a ranch, Hanna comes to visit and decides to photograph wild horses for a school project. The girls become great friends and learn of a plot that might jeopardize the mustangs.
Style: sentimental, realistic, captivating, atmospheric, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, horse, urban legend, coming of age, farm, self discovery, family, youth, cons and scams, ranch, rivalry, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Amour d'enfance (2001)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This feature length entry from shorts director Caumon deals with a turbulent mother and son relationship in a rural setting.
Plot: family relations, countryside, cancer, hunting, violence, death of father, father son relationship, friendship, love triangle, farm, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Sweetest Gift (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two neighboring families in Florida, one black and one white, struggle with the problems of race, poverty, prejudice, and absent fathers, as their children become friends over the course of one summer and fall.
Style: touching, feel good, emotional, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: interracial relations, friendship, family relations, youth, friends, injustice, society, life is a bitch, family, discrimination, racism, black family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Kayla: A Cry in the Wilderness (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set in the 1920s, this film tells the poignant and inspiring story of Sam MacKenzie (Tod Fennell), a boy whose explorer dad disappeared on an expedition to the Arctic tundra. Unable to make friends, adjust to his new Canadian home or get along with ...
Plot: bullying, explorer, father son relationship, neighbor, country doctor, pursuit, countryside, family relations, rage, arctic, dog, ridicule ...
Time: 1920s
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit (1968)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Frederick Bolton has to solve two problems. First, his boss has instructed him to come up with a reasonable campaign to promote a new product, a stomach pill named "Aspercel" - by tomorrow. The second problem is Fred's daugther, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, animal life, campaign, family life, wish come true, parents and children, workplace situations, family, hopes, contests and competitions, adventure, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 963
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: touching, realistic, serious
Plot: horse, friendship, teenage life, human spirit, family life, farm, animal life, friends, youth, rehabilitation, coming of age, hopes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Sally Marshall Is Not an Alien (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young girl obsessed with watching the heavens bets her telescope with the local bully that their oddly acting new neighbours are not aliens from outer space.
Plot: suburbs, telescope, friendship, girl, tolerance, hung upside down, investigation, stranger, playground, brother sister relationship, reading, loner ...
Place: adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%