Movies like Buffalo Dreams

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Buffalo Dreams (2005)
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Buffalo Dreams (2005)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Josh Townsend finds himself living in New Mexico after his father's new job requires the family to move from their home in Utah. While acclimating to his new surroundings, Josh becomes involved with a group of teens attempting to preserve the buffalo and Navajo traditions. Along the way he makes friends and learns important lessons about life in this Disney Channel Original movie.
Style: exciting, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, teenage life, young heroes, youth, family relations, parents and children, escapades, fish out of water, mute, interracial friendship, danger, native american reservation, mockery, buffalo, navajo, family, heroes, friends, misfit, farm, coming of age, disorder, native american, riding a bicycle, cycling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, utah, arizona

Most similar movies to Buffalo Dreams

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, feel good and semi serious films with plots about youth, family, family relations, friends, friendship, parents and children and escapades mostly in Family, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Buffalo Dreams: Karla & Jonas (2010), Flicka 2 (2010), Flicka: Country Pride (2012), Finding Friends (2005), Where Is Winky's Horse? (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sam Steele and the Junior Detective Agency (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 13-year-old Sam Steele Jr. forms his own private detective agency to emulate his father, Des Moines detective Sam Steele, and helps track down a jewel thief.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids
Plot: adventure, investigation, heroes, young heroes, save the day, amateur detective, danger, youth, family, best friends, escapades, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iowa, usa
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95%
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Karla & Jonas (2010)
Genre: Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Karla met Jonas during a summer vacation at the lake. After being unable to stop thinking about him and their kiss she phones him, making up a school assignment about children living in an orphanage, which is precisely where Jonas lives.
Style: sentimental, feel good, light, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, teenage love, youth, teenage life, on the road, family relations, coming of age, orphan, track down, parents and children, obsessive quest, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
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81%
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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 ⇓
59%
Flicka: Country Pride (2012)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Flicka and Toby help out a struggling stable owner and her teenage daughter.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: jealousy, teenage love, money raising, family relations, farm, animal training, animal life, friends, parents and children, teenage life, contests and competitions, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Finding Friends (2005)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This kid has to move to a farm in his summer vacation and don't get to go to Norway Cup as he had planned for. Out on the country there is bad cellphone reception, cow smell and inbreed farmers as far as the eye can see. The family Volvo get ...
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: pets, friendship, teenage life, family, chases and races, chase, young heroes, danger, save the day, escapades, youth, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Where Is Winky's Horse? (2007)
Genre: Family
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the sequel to "Winky's Horse", 8-year old Winky looks after the horse of St Nicholas. Then one day the horse runs away.
Style: feel good, captivating, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: horse, track down, escapades, friendship, family life, youth, family relations, hopes, disorder, school, sinterklaas, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Father of Four: In Japanese Mode (2010)
Genre: Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a Japanese family moves in next door, Per and Shin, the same age, instantly become friends. But after the boys cut school, each set of parents' blames the other, causing a rift between neighbors. What will it take for the two families to ...
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, culture clash, family relations, family, youth, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder, immigrants, friends, cigarette smoking, bamboo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Max 2: White House Hero (2017)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Max is assigned to the White House while Butch, the secret service dog, is on maternity leave. He meets TJ, a 12 year old boy, who is the President's son. Due to his father's high profile, he is trying hard to fit in and lead a normal ...
Style: twists and turns, light, captivating, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: dog, police dog, dog movie, white house, family, adventure, friendship, animal life, youth, escapades, pets, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Princess and the Pony (2011)
Genre: Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sheltered young princess is sent to live with relatives in America, where she befriends a pony held captive by a shady carnival owner.
Style: captivating, light, sincere, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, rescue, family relations, fish out of water, danger, youth, disorder, carnival, kidnapping, pony, heroine, castle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Teenager Angus adopts a stray dog and names him Yellow. Several days later, while travelling along the coast of British Columbia with Angus's father, John, the boy and dog become stranded when turbulent waters capsize their boat. Angus's ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, exciting, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: survival, wilderness, rescue, adventure, pets, friendship, dog, teenage life, danger, youth, young heroes, parents and children ...
Place: canada, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Eskil & Trinidad (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Eskil moves from town to town with his father in Northern Sweden. He misses his mother and sucks at playing hockey, the main activity among the boys his age. Things changes when he meets Trinidad, a mysterious woman who lives outside society ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, friendship, village life, parents and children, family relations, friends, sport team, village, youth, self confidence, ice hockey
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 ⇓
48%
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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: friendship, countryside, family relations, animal life, best friends, rescue, hopes, family, misfit, youth, friends, child in peril ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Walking Thunder (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 1850's, a young boy and his family on their way West become stranded in the Rockies. With the help of a local mountain man, a Sioux medicine man, and a legendary bear knows as "Walking Thunder," the boy learns to become a man, ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: coming of age, family relations, old west, heroes, family life, wilderness, parents and children, teenage life, forces of nature, family, adventure, youth ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Flipper (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Many kids might say their best friend is a puppy or a pony. But for 12-year-old Sandy, the most special pet of all is the exuberant dolphin he rescues and who returns the favor by rescuing Sandy from sharks.The dolphin named Flipper first swam into ...
Style: touching, feel good, exciting, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dolphins, adventure, healing power, family, friendship, animal life, young heroes, youth, danger, teenage life, pets, father son relationship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Blizzard (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young girl's aunt tells her the tale of a young ice skater and an enchanted reindeer.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, teaching the ways of the world, self discovery, mischievous children, young heroes, friendship, fish out of water, parents and children, hopes, miraculous event, youth, family life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Scoot & Kassie's Christmas Adventure (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Luke Perry stars in this heartwarming "tail." Kassie, her friends and her dog, Scoot, organize a holiday fundraiser, but must protect the cash from some crooks in order to save Christmas.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sincere, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, family, youth, single parent, escapades, friends, animal life, family relations, small town, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Bobby and the Ghost Hunters (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Sanne (Hanna Obbeek) loves stories about ghosts and other mysterious things. Her father Lucas, is a famous ghost hunter. During a holiday Lucas is asked to chase ghosts of the former cruise ship 'Rotterdam'. Sanne is very happy to hear she ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: ghost, ghost hunter, ship, young heroes, heroes, supernatural ability, supernatural, family, youth, teenage life, family relations, parents and children ...
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Karla & Katrine (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Karla invites Katrine to spend the holidays with her, hoping they might become best friends. As it turns out, nothing goes as planned. Karla meets Jonas and falls in love for the first time, and she nearly forgets all about Katrine. However, the two ...
Style: feel good, sincere, captivating, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, escapades, fighting crime, best friends, youth, love and romance, family life, countryside, crimes, coming of age, motorcycle chase, young at heart ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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I, Cesar (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cesar is a young schoolboy living in Paris with his family. Their life is ordinary, but Cesar wants more excitement (which he creates, in one instance, by claiming to his teachers that his father has been arrested). During the school holidays, Cesar ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, young heroes, obsessive quest, fish out of water, parents and children, disorder, family relations, escapades, youth, first love, child's point of view, overweight child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, talking dog, friendship, teddy bear, adventure, best friends, heroes, getting home, friends, animal life, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
K-9 Adventures: Legend of the Lost Gold (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Kassie and her friends stumble across an old, broken pocket watch they begin an unexpected journey to unlock the secret of the legendary Garrison Gold. They'll have to solve riddles and follow clues to find the lost treasure. With the help ...
Style: exciting, feel good, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, best friends, escapades, pets, young heroes, youth, journey, friendship, rivalry, family relations, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, sentimental, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family life, friendship, siblings relations, getting home, on the road, family relations, hopes, dog, christmas, escapades, coming of age, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Barney's Animal ABCs (2008)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Barney and his friends are playing a game and finding an animal for each letter of the alphabet, and everyone is excited to give it a try.
Style: semi serious, offbeat, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers
Plot: friendship, family, youth, escapades, misfit, disorder, friends, animal life, song, animal that acts human, tyrannosaurus rex, kids and family
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Young Black Stallion (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: When courageous young Neera becomes separated from her family in the desert, she chances upon a wild colt. Together they find friendship, trust, and their way back home only to discover her family is about to lose everything!
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: horse, desert, friendship, human animal relationship, survival, rescue, young heroes, danger, adventure, mischievous children, orphan, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Horse Crazy (2001)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Three kids, who hope to capture their own wild mustang, outsmart a ring of horse thieves and return a prize stallion to its owner.
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: family relations, disorder, mischievous children, youth, family, family life, parents and children, desert, brother brother relationship, horse riding, horse, rider horse relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 982
Winky's Horse (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 95 min.
Story: There is only one thing Winky wants: a horse, a real horse to ride. But horses are expensive. Fortunately it is the season of Sinterklaas; Winky just asks Sinterklaas for a horse. Than everything will work out alright. Or will it?
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: shopping mall, family life, fish out of water, family, family relations, holiday, hopes, young heroes, youth, misfit, friends, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Letter Writer (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a teenager receives a mysterious letter in the mail, she sets out to find the author. It's a journey that will change her life forever.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: parents and children, teenage life, family relations, aging, youth, religions or cults, rebelliousness, father daughter relationship, friendship, destiny, intergenerational friendship, honesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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 ⇓
36%
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, pre-teens, kids
Plot: horse riding, friendship, rescue, best friends, hopes, adventure, young heroes, animal life, family life, parents and children, family relations, coming of age ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: virginia, usa, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%