Movies like The Lion Child

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The Lion Child (1993)
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The Lion Child (1993)
Original name: L'enfant lion
Genre: Family
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the village of Pama, Sirga the lioness and Oule the young boy, born the same day, grow up together as sister and brother. Oule discovers the world alongside Sirga, and it is through her that he learns the secrets of the brush. He knows how to speak to the trees, the beasts, the bees and the wind. But one day, horsemen arrive from the Nord to take away all of the children of the village in chains and sell them into slavery. Oule and his friend Lena are bought by a nobleman of the high plains who, terrified by Oule's powers, sends him into exile. But Oule posesses the strength of lions and he finds Sirga. With Lena, they will reconstruct the village of Pama...
Plot: village, snake, tornado, sorcerer, warrior, animal human communication, newborn baby, full moon, wind, bedouin, elephant, rage, house fire, wound, human animal relationship, hawk, shot in the back, first person narration, snake charmer, lion cub, house on fire, bag
Place: africa

Most similar movies to The Lion Child

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, feel good, captivating and realistic films with plots about friendship, family relations, family, friends, children, youth and father son relationship mostly in Family, Fantasy and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Lion Child: Devil's Hill (1988), The Elving Project (2016), Iqbal & the Superchip (2016), Tomas and the Falcon King (2000), The Wooden Camera (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Devil's Hill (1988)
Genre: Family
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in Tasmania, a boy is sent to stay with cousins while his mother is ill and discovers a wilderness adventure.
Plot: father daughter relationship, fear, gunshot, father son relationship, search, lost, cattle, pet dog, australian, forest, brother sister relationship, fireplace ...
Time: year 1950
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Elving Project (2016)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Even with Christmas around the corner, for the Buckley boys, payback almost always wins out over brotherly love. That is until the four brothers join forces against a common adversary--the Hagbarts, the meanest bullies at their middle school. But ...
Plot: christmas, candy, bloody mouth, identical twins, ping pong, trophy, evil laugh, orange juice, full moon, gloves, milk, pregnant ...
Time: year 1986
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Iqbal & the Superchip (2016)
Genre: Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Iqbal and Sille are best friends and have always lived next door to each other. Their street must undergo urban regeneration and Easelman and The Swine will unluckily be in charge of the project. For the construction project is in fact a cover to ...
Plot: butler, school, police car, jet ski, champagne, oil, energy, lightning, zoo, elephant, smuggling, limousine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Tomas and the Falcon King (2000)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, Germany, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Thomas the Falconer" is a nice family movie about a boy (Brano Holicek), a falcon, a prince, a princess and a nasty man who gets his come-uppance. It's gloriously filmed in the mountains of Slovakia. The DVD mastering is not quite up ...
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: boy, animal human communication, castle, dog, supernatural power, human animal relationship, teenage protagonist, teenager, teenage girl, child protagonist, nobleman, teenage boy ...
Time: middle ages
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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The Wooden Camera (2003)
Genre: Family
Country: France, UK, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A township near Cape Town. Two young teens, Madiba and Sipho, find a gun and a camera. Sipho takes the gun, and Madiba the camera, sealing their fate.
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: destiny, innocence lost, discrimination, friends, society, coming of age, bittersweet, road not taken, racism, teaching the ways of the world, brother sister relationship, runaway child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Trigger (2006)
Genre: Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A warm, dramatic story about eleven-year-old Alise's encounter with a wild horse on the run.
Plot: horse, human animal relationship, little girl, strong female character, courage, strong female lead, personal growth
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Children of Noisy Village (1986)
Genre: Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 87 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Children of Noisy Village (Swedish: Alla vi barn i Bullerbyn) is a 1986 film directed by Lasse Hallström, based on books by Astrid Lindgren. The movie starred Anna Sahlin and premiered in December 6, 1986 ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, escapades, family, adventure, youth, mischievous children, friends, disorder, village, village life, children, lake ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Rudy: The Return of the Racing Pig (2007)
Genre: Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Up to now, Nickel (9) and his single dad Thomas have been managing very well together. Then Nickel goes on a school excursion and brings the little piglet Rudy back with him in his rucksack. Once he´s home, he makes a terrifying discovery: dad has ...
Plot: pig, animal, animals, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Field of Enchantment (2011)
Genre: Family
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man remembers holidays at his uncle in a little village in the French countryside when he was something like 10. He feels so bored until he finds a pond and starts discovering the life in it.
Style: surreal, captivating, stylized, serious, contemplative
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: self discovery, orchestral, family, young heroes, adventure, imaginary, friends, secret place, friendship, wilderness, countryside, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
More About the Children of Noisy Village (1987)
Genre: Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Bullerbyn är en liten, liten by i Småland. Där ligger tre gårdar. I Mellangården bor Lisa med sina bröder Lasse och Bosse, i Norrgården bor systrarna Britta och Anna och i Sörgården bor Olle. Ja, och så Kerstin också, Olles lillasyster. ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, children, christmas, winter, youth, family, friends, social relations, family life, friendship, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 30s, 1930s, year 1929
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Bambi's Childhood (1985)
Genre: Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 79 min.
Story: First of the two movies bases on the novel "Bambi, a Life in the Woods" written by Felix Salten.
Plot: female director, family relations, nature, father son relationship, boy, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Blue Apple Tree (2012)
Genre: Family
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Blue Apple Tree, is a Venezuelan film starring Diego, a city boy about 11 years, marked by serious emotional deprivation, which is forced to spend a holiday with his grandfather Francis (Miguel Angel Landa), who barely knows him, on a small farm ...
Plot: holiday, grandson, village, donkey, apple tree, grandfather grandson relationship, death of grandfather, grandfather
Place: venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Muffin (1973)
Genre: Family
Country: Poland
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A story of an eight year old girl nicknamed "Muffin" who is trying to adapt to life in a big city.
Plot: letter, children, play, train, dentist, sheep, family relations, streetcar
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
My Sister's Kids (2001)
Genre: Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Erik Lund is a professor in child psychology. When his sister and her husband go on vacation, he is left in charge of their five children. He really feels up to it, since he is now going to be able to try out his skills in child psychology. However, ...
Plot: family relations, real estate agent, neighbor, children, house, uncle, child driving car
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Seven of Daran: Battle of Pareo Rock (2008)
Genre: Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jimmy, an 11-year old European boy, goes to Africa with his mother, a busy executive charged with establishing a golf resort. However, on arriving they find themselves caught up in a war situation between rival indigenous tribes fighting over the ...
Style: feel good, captivating, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: rivalry, resort, jungle, golf, animal life, escapades, desert, adventure, journey, friendship, save the day, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Little Virgil and Freddy Frogface (1980)
Genre: Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Little Virgil lives in a henhouse with his best friend Oscar, a one-legged rooster. Virgil's worst enemy is Orla, the local bully-boy. When a circus comes to town, Virgil hires on as the Human Cannonball's apprentice. The role is a perfect ...
Plot: circus, birthday, children, bully, blacksmith, coming of age, stork, chicken, dragon, friendship
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Jillian's Travels: Africa (2012)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Viewers will take a trip into the heart of Africa, and become immersed in a spectacular world where wild animals seem so close you can touch them.
Plot: safari, animal, animals, girl, boy, children, travel, diary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Incredible Adventures Of Professor Branestawm (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Harry Hill stars in this comedy based on Norman Hunter's books. The Professor has a fight on his hands when a councillor tries to run him out of town for being a nuisance.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: inventions and discoveries, experiment gone awry, social relations, technology gone awry, goofy hero, disorder, village life, village, save the day, friendship, rivalry, mad scientist ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Kan du vissla Johanna? (1994)
Genre: Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Young Berra has a friend, Ulf. Ulf has a grandfather which he likes very much, he gives Ulf presents and takes him on fishing trips. Berra doesn't have a grandfather, but he wants one that's nice to him and who can teach him to whistle. ...
Plot: prank, loneliness, rose, best friend, grandfather grandson relationship, boy, cigar smoking, schoolboy, old man, television, birthday party, senior citizen ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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On Our Own (1998)
Genre: Family
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Three siblings ingeniously avoid being sent off to a children's home while their solo-mother serves a short sentence in a prison for shoplifting. Rather than have the news leak out and have to be escorted off with the eccentric welfare officer, ...
Plot: children, female director, female prisoner, childhood, single mother, thief, brother sister relationship, pickpocket
Place: denmark, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.8
 2K
Peter Bell (2002)
Genre: Family
Country: Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Peter is a cheerful, but not a very obedient boy who is growing In a very ordinary Dutch family. His pranks amuse some and cause a lot of trouble to others. Peter pranks are so numerous and incredible, that hit the front pages of city newspapers. ...
Plot: female director, paperboy, police, snow, newspaper, friendship, aunt, practical joke, pharmacy, gun, school, child ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
What a Circus (2017)
Genre: Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Everything is as usual at the circus, where a cheerful band of performers enjoy a world full of magic and where grown-ups get to play. Ramona loves her life inside and outside the circus ring, and not least her motley circus family. But strange ...
Plot: clown, goat, lion, microscope, magnet, bear, canon, father son relationship, egg, circus, competitor, balloon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 256
Sophie & Sheba (2010)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Growing up at a zoo, young ballet dancer Sophie always loved animals - but none as much as her pet elephant Sheba. When her parents are forced to sell Sheba to a travelling circus, Sophie has no choice but to runaway and join him on the road to get ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, captivating, light, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, circus, teenage love, family relations, animal life, performer's life, ballet, zoo, elephant, youth, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Flicka 2 (2010)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Carrie is a big-city teenager whose life is turned upside down when she moves to a horse ranch in Wyoming to live with her father. But everything changes when Carrie meets Flicka, a wild, jet-black mustang who's just as free-spirited and ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: girl horse relationship, horse ranch, wild horse, coming of age, ranch, horse, horse riding, teenage life, self discovery, fish out of water, parents and children, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
War of the Buttons (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: For generations, two rival French villages, Longueverne and Velrans, have been at war. But this is no ordinary conflict, for the on-going hostilities are between two armies of young schoolboys. When he is beaten by his father for having lost his ...
Style: biting, captivating, suspense, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: village, rivalry, gang, fight, social relations, friends, disorder, leadership, youth, anti war, school, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.7
 210
Black Beauty (2015)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A modern retelling of Anna Sewell’s classic novel, Black Beauty explores the heartfelt story of 15 year-old Audry who makes the discovery of a lifetime whilst volunteering at a city animal shelter. Rescued from an abusive owner and recovering from ...
Style: light, sincere, captivating, feel good
Plot: horse, girl horse relationship, equestrian, teenage girl, friendship, family relations, salvation, recovery, couples, horse jumping, summer, boy horse relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 151
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: friendship, countryside, family relations, animal life, best friends, rescue, hopes, family, misfit, youth, friends, child in peril ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Katja's Adventure (1999)
Genre: Family
Country: Denmark, Norway, Germany, Italy, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Danish Katja looks for a lost falcon while on vacation in Italy.
Plot: rain, forest, truck, falcon, tree, children, beach, binoculars
Place: italy, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 417
Heaven's Door (2012)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Julie Taylor has a problem how to cope with a pending divorce, find meaningful employment, live with her mother's constant advice and raise her two children. In their small rural town it isn't so much what people say as what they believe. ...
Style: uplifting, sincere, captivating, light, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: parents and children, supernatural, family, youth, miraculous event, small town life, small town, family relations, parallel world, parents separation, religions or cults, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Hanni & Nanni 3 (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Lindenhof School is expecting a busload of proper young English ladies as exchange students. The shock is great when the students turn out to be teenage boys! But while Mademoiselle Bertoux is delighted to stage “Romeo and Juliet” with real ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: twins, teenage love, mistaken identity, school play, mischievous children, youth, best friends, love and romance, family, disorder, fall in love, boarding school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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