Movies like The Jennie Project

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The Jennie Project (2001)
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The Jennie Project (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Hugo Archibald is a doctor and brings home a wide variety of exotic animal species. The latest animal he brings home is a chimpanzee named Jennie. Dr. Archibald is not home very much, and Andrew feels he does not care about him. And Lea his wife does not want Jennie, and says she makes trouble. But the children take an instant liking to her. Jennie is unique in that she is learning to use and understand sign language. Jennie becomes an important part of Archibald family and Dr. Archibald's son, Andrew develops a close relationship with her. Jennie loves the things Andrew does, such as baseball and comic books. Jennie is also there for Andrew when he and his father disagree. A doctor Pamela Prentiss starts training with Jennie. She does not agree with the way Jennie is being cared for, and is seen as being rude to the Archibald family. She teaches Jennie sign language in a way that Jennie does not understand, but Lea finds a way she understands.
Plot: family relations, chimpanzee, table, liquid

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and feel good films with plots about family relations, family, youth, friendship, father son relationship, adventure and dog mostly in Drama, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Jennie Project: The Adventures of Pollyanna (1982), Race to Space (2001), Part 2, Sounder (1976), Necessary Parties (1988), The Yearling (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Adventures of Pollyanna (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Story: Pollyanna comes to stay with her aunt, Polly Harrington, the most powerful woman in the town of Harrington. Aunt Polly wants her to concentrate on her studies but Pollyanna would rather make friends with the orphan kids. One day, a woman named Widow ...
Plot: aunt niece relationship, family relations
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Race to Space (2001)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the 1960s a young woman works at NASA as an animal trainer responsible for the chimpanzee who will go into space.
Style: serious, touching, captivating
Plot: nasa, outer space, heroes, follow your dream, heroic mission, space travel, family relations, family life, race against time, animal life, satellite, chimpanzee ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida, usa
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Part 2, Sounder (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Poor black sharecroppers band together to build a school for their children.
Plot: family relations, depression, african american
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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.
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The Yearling (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1870s Florida, a rural family struggles to survive. A lonely twelve-year-old son, Jody (Wil Horneff), the lone surviving child, against his mother's better judgment eventually persuades his parents to allow him a pet fawn, which Jody grows ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional
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Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Born Free: A New Adventure (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Another thrilling adventure for Elsa the lioness as she works her magic on two teenagers struggling with changes in their life.
Plot: family history, lion, family relations, biologist, animal rights, teenage boy, wildlife, zoo, nature, teenage girl, lion cub
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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: loneliness, father son relationship, children, boy, bully, school, family relations, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Big Red (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Wealthy sportsman James Haggin (Walter Pidgeon) lives on a Quebec estate called Wintapi. Émile Fornet (Émile Genest), handler of Haggin's hunting dogs, and Émile's wife Therese (Janette Bertrand), Haggin's cook and housekeeper, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, family relations, animal training, animal life, friends, pets, family, save the day, adventure, youth, coming of age, family life ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada, quebec
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Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Chris is haunted by the death of his father and resentful of his stepfather Cal. He befriends a lost dog and names it Smoke, but tries to keep it a secret for fear Cal will take the dog away.
Style: touching, emotional, feel good, uplifting, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, teenage life, family, coming of age, adventure, betrayal, youth, estrangement, remarry, animal life, farm, father son relationship ...
Time: 60s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Children of Captain Grant (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Germany, Russia, USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Plot: death of mother, father, rescue, farmer, captain, journey, message in a bottle
Time: 1850s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Where the Red Fern Grows: Part Two (1992)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An embittered WWII veteran returns to his grandfather's home in the Louisiana woods. The old man helps his grandson readjust by giving him two hound dog puppies to care for.
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49%
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Duration: 100 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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.
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Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Young Black Stallion (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
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The Cay (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Plot: stranded, prejudice, blindness, cat, survival, island, boy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Rudy: The Return of the Racing Pig (2007)
Genre: Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
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Genre: Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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41%
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