Movies and TV shows like Wishbone

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Wishbone (1995)
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Wishbone (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Wishbone is a children's television show that aired from 1995 to 1997 in the United States. The show's title character is a Jack Russell Terrier of the same name. Wishbone lives with his owner Joe Talbot in the fictional modern town of Oakdale, Texas. He daydreams about being the lead character of stories from classic literature He was known as "the little dog with a big imagination". Only the viewers and the characters in his daydreams can hear Wishbone speak. The characters from his daydreams see Wishbone as whatever famous character he is currently portraying and not as a dog. The show won four Daytime Emmies, a Peabody Award, and honors from the Television Critics Association. Wishbone's exterior shots were filmed on the backlot of Lyrick Studios's teen division Big Feats! Entertainment in Allen, Texas, and its interior shots were filmed on a sound stage in a 50,000 square foot warehouse in Plano, Texas. The theme song was written by Tim Cissell and Lynn Adler. This show garnered particular praise for refusing to bowdlerise many of the sadder or more unpleasant aspects of the source works, which usually enjoyed a fairly faithful retelling in the fantasy sequences.
Style: educational, humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, friendship, talking animals, literature, storytelling, adventurer, teenage life, adventure, family, animal life, pretense, escapades, make believe, animals, animal, pets, dream, best friend, imagination, morality, interview, backstage, role playing, small town, fictional city ...
Place: texas

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, feel good, humorous and touching films and TV series with plots about family, friends, dog, friendship, pets, animal life and family relations mostly in Family, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Wishbone: Air Buddies (2006), Zoboomafoo (1999), Beethoven's 5th (2003), Snow Dogs (2002), Zeus and Roxanne (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Air Buddies (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Here’s the delightful tale of teamwork and adventure your whole family will love! Air Bud is the proud father of five adorable puppies - the hip-hopping B-Dawg, lovely Rosebud, mellow Buddha, dirt-loving Mudbud, and the big fella Budderball - with ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
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Time: 2000s
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Zoboomafoo (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Zoboomafoo is an American children's television series that aired from January 25, 1999, to April 28, 2001, and is still shown today in syndication depending on the area, and it is regularly shown on PBS Kids Sprout. A total of 65 episodes were ...
Style: educational, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, toddlers
Plot: animals, miniaturization, animal, animal life, puppets, friends, friendship, puppet, pets, family, lemur, looking at the camera ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Beethoven's 5th (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When Sara takes Beethoven to spend summer vacation with wacky Uncle Freddie in an old mining town, the mischievous canine "digs up" the missing clue to a legendary hidden fortune of Rita and Moe ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, dog, friendship, family life, partners, escapades, heroes, chase, adventure, family, youth, best friends ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
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94%
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Snow Dogs (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a Miami dentist inherits a team of sled dogs, he's got to learn the trade or lose his pack to a crusty mountain man.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, inspirational, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: dog, adventure, dog sled, pets, fish out of water, small town, adoption, disney, friendship, against the odds, talking animals, dentist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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Zeus and Roxanne (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mary Beth is a marine biologist that gets annoyed when a dog called Zeus stows aboard her research boat. Nevertheless she is intrigued when the intrusive canine makes best-friends with her captive dolphin, Roxanne. She falls in love with Zeus's ...
Style: feel good, touching, sweet, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: dog, friendship, dolphins, adventure, rescue, opposites attract, single parent, family, odd couple, daring rescue, escapades, youth ...
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91%
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Remake of the popular Disney classic, this time featuring some well known voices as two dogs and a cat trek across America encountering all sorts of adventures in the quest to be reunited with their owners.
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, cat, adventure, friendship, pets, wilderness, talking animals, fish out of water, journey, beautiful scenery, wounded animal, survival ...
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Place: usa, nevada, san francisco, california
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88%
Rusty: A Dog's Tale (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two orphans named Jory and Tess live with their grandparents. However, their cousins Bart and Bertha try to take them away because the two kids have trust funds from their dead parents. When Bart and Bertha kidnap the newborn puppies, Rusty the dog ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
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Time: 90s, 1990s
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79%
Punky Brewster (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Punky Brewster is an American sitcom about a girl named Punky Brewster being raised by her foster parent. The show ran on NBC from September 16, 1984 to September 7, 1986 and again in first-run syndication from October 30, 1987 to May 27, ...
Style: sitcom, touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, family relations, orphan, adoption, optimism, dog, foster child, family, mischievous children, young heroes, custody, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Audience: family outing, kids
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78%
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Lassie (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, France, Ireland, UK
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
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Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 40s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Treasure Buddies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Disney's irresistible talking puppies are back in an all-new movie that takes them halfway across the world to the ruins of ancient Egypt. With the help of some exotic new friends, this epic adventure is a treasure trove of pure Buddy fun. In a ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, adventure, animal life, friendship, young heroes, save the day, treasure hunt, escapades, danger, uninhibited rivalry, legends and myths, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Charlie, the Lonesome Cougar (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A heartwarming Disney classic in which a cougar, who was rescued as a cub and raised by a group of loggers in the Pacific Northwest, reverts back to his natural instincts, leading to hilarious (and dangerous) consequences.
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
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75%
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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75%
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Genre: Adventure, Family
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Genre: Family, Adventure
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Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
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71%
Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide is an American live action sitcom on Nickelodeon that debuted in the Nickelodeon Sunday night TEENick scheduling block on September 12, 2004. The series' actual pilot episode aired on September 7, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, clever, sitcom
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, school, survival, teenage life, bully, teaching the ways of the world, youth, breaking the fourth wall, student, talking to the camera, deal, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Incredible Journey (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The story of three pets, a cat and two dogs, who lose their owners when they are all on vacation. Can they find their way home?
Style: touching, uplifting, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, wilderness, adventure, cat, family, friendship, survival, on the road, friends, animal life, getting home, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
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69%
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Toothless (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
TV show
Story: A female dentist is cast into limbo after her death in an accident and is given the assignment to act as the Tooth Fairy as her action to be admitted into heaven.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: afterlife, dentist, hopes, supernatural, family life, family relations, family, romance, heroes, young heroes, youth, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Beethoven's Treasure Tail (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After everyone's favorite St. Bernard gets fired from a movie, Beethoven begins the long journey home with his trainer, Eddie. On their way, they become stranded in a small coastal town where the beloved canine befriends a young boy who is ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, save the day, pets, treasure hunt, youth, animal life, danger, family, escapades, pirate, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Born to Be Wild (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rick Heller is a juvenile delinquent who keeps getting himself into trouble. To keep him out of trouble his mother puts him to work cleaning the cage of a gorilla named Katie which she is teaching to communicate through the use of sign language. ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens, girls' night ...
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Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Napoleon (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Australia, Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The adventures of Golden Retriever pup Napoleon and his friend, the parrot Birdo Lucci.
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
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Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Marley & Me: The Puppy Years (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: sentimental, exciting, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Million Dollar Kid (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Comedy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Hunter family has hit the jackpot--scoring a winning 50 million dollar lottery ticket! But when the ticket is lost on the way to cashing it in, the Hunters face overwhelming obstacles in chasing down the ticket before it is stolen by some ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Santa Who? (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
TV show
Story: Santa Claus develops amnesia after accidentally falling out of his sleigh and only the innocence of a small child can save him. Meanwhile, Santa has to battle the disbelief of a newsman.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: santa claus, young heroes, save the day, friendship, disorder, family life, memory loss, family, family relations, holiday, friends, romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Hey Dude (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Hey Dude is an American Western comedy series that aired from 1989 to 1991. The show was broadcast on the Nickelodeon network, and aired reruns on Nickelodeon until early 1999, and now on TeenNick ever since late 2011. Hey Dude was ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, family, partners, native americans, friends, farm, americana, boss and employee, workplace situations, adventure, workplace, swimming ...
Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.9
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Lassie (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Lassie is a Canadian television series which aired from 1997 to 1999 on YTV in Canada and Sunday nights on the Animal Planet network in the United States, as a modified remake of the original Lassie series about a boy and his faithful dog. As with ...
Style: feel good, sweet, inspirational, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, animals, dog actor, best friends, family, human animal relationship, getting home, animal life, friendship, pets, human spirit, animal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Flipper (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Flipper, from Ivan Tors Films in association with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Television, is an American television program first broadcast on NBC from September 19, 1964, until April 15, 1967. Flipper, a bottlenose dolphin, is the companion animal of ...
Style: feel good, realistic, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: sea, dolphins, family relations, park ranger, animal life, young heroes, save the day, adventure, escapades, friendship, danger, youth ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: florida, usa, everglades
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Bailey's Billion$ (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sweet and savvy talking golden retriever, Bailey, is one doggone lucky pooch when his devoted owner, Constance Pennington, leaves him her entire billion-dollar fortune. Bailey is lucky, that is, until he becomes the target of an elaborately-designed ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: talking dog, inheritance, friendship, pets, danger, mischievous children, rescue, animal life, cons and scams, getting home, family relations, dog ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.9
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102 Dalmatians (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Get ready for a howling good time as an all new assortment of irresistible animal heroes are unleashed in this great family tail! In an unlikely alliance, the outrageous Waddlesworth... a parrot who thinks he's a Rottweiler... teams up with ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, dalmatian, chase, parole officer, warden, prison, release from prison, puppy, animals, family, disorder, escapades ...
Time: 2000s
Place: england, paris france, europe, london, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Puppy mayhem turns the lives of newlywed Chihuahua parents Papi and Chloe upside down when their rambunctious, mischievous puppies present one challenge after another. But when their human owners end up in trouble, the tiny pups will stop at nothing ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids, teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: beverly hills, california, usa, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%