Movies like Misty 1961

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Misty (1961)
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Misty (1961)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Every year the Chincoteague fire department rounds up the wild ponies of Assateague Island and holds an auction to thin out the herd. The young children set out to raise enough money in hopes that the Phantom will be caught in this years round up. They soon realize they will get more than they bargained for when the Phantom has a surprise for everyone: a foal named Misty.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: horse, coming of age, island, youth, family, race, beach, pony, horse riding, family relations, grandfather, grandmother, adventure, heroes, legends and myths, orphan, fall in love, adventurer, teenage life, escapades, animal life, americana, siblings relations, family in danger, young heroes ...
Place: virginia, usa

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Most similar movies to Misty

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, feel good and serious films with plots about youth, family, family relations, friends, friendship, animal life and coming of age mostly in Drama, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Misty: An American Girl Adventure (2005), The Young Black Stallion (2003), The Littlest Horse Thieves (1976), Sylvester (1985), International Velvet (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: horse, horse riding, colonial america, friendship, rescue, best friends, hopes, adventure, young heroes, animal life, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1770s
Place: virginia, usa, britain
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95%
The Young Black Stallion (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
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: serious, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: horse, black horse, girl horse relationship, desert, friendship, human animal relationship, girl, world war two, disney, rescue, survival, young heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
The Littlest Horse Thieves (1976)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When the owner of a Yorkshire coal-mine decides to mechanize to increase profits, the mine's pit ponies are scheduled to be destroyed. So, three children plan to steal them to keep them safe. But when they're caught, it's up to the ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: disney, horse, coal mining, pony, coming of age, girl horse relationship, friends, animal life, heroes, escapades, adventure, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: yorkshire, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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Sylvester (1985)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Charlie is a 16-year-old orphan struggling to raise her two younger brothers when she endeavors to train a wild horse she names Sylvester and turn him into an Olympic jumping champion.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, realistic, uplifting, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: girl horse relationship, horse, equestrian, horse race, orphan, athlete's life, heroes, hopes, sport, ambition, family, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, austin texas, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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International Velvet (1978)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A charming sequel to the hit National Velvet follows our young heroine and her trusty steed overseas.
Style: uplifting, realistic, semi serious, sincere, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: girl horse relationship, horse, youth, equestrian, teenager, horse race, orphan, coming of age, human animal relationship, ambition, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Legend of Tillamook's Gold (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Julie, a lonely fourteen year old girl, moves to Manzanita, an Oregon seaside town, from Los Angeles after her writer father, Robert, loses his job. Her family, including mother Kathryn and older sister Susan, has trouble adjusting to life in a ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, feel good, light, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, family relations, adventure, ancient mystery, adventurer, family life, small town, haunted by the past, young heroes, youth, coming of age, escapades ...
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Danny (1977)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young girl's special love for a horse helps them both.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: horse, girl horse relationship, equestrian, teenage life, friendship, family, youth, animal life, family relations, friends, young at heart, human animal relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Where the Red Fern Grows (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set in the Ozark Mountains during the Great Depression, Billy Coleman works hard and saves his earnings for 2 years to achieve his dream of buying two coonhound pups. He develops a new trust in God as he faces overwhelming challenges in adventure ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, gothic, sad
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, pre-teens
Plot: hound dog, friendship, adventure, follow your dream, dog, family relations, contests and competitions, hunting, wilderness, american history, youth, animals ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Summer of the Monkeys (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: One summer Jay finds four chimps on the prairie who have fallen off a circus cart.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: monkey, childhood, farm, family relations, coming of age, small town life, adoption, americana, countryside, small town, family life, siblings relations ...
Time: 1910s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Virginia's Run (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A teenage girl, trying to come to grips with the death of her mother in a horse-riding accident, nurtures the foal of her mother's horse.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: horse, mischievous children, follow your dream, ambition, against the odds, teenage life, rehabilitation, hopes, youth, love and romance, contests and competitions, family life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Heidi (1968)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: West Germany, USA
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: realistic, serious, uplifting, feel good, touching ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: mountain, youth, orphan, family relations, physical disability, girl, governess, friendship, nanny, adventure, young heroes, family ...
Time: 19th century
Place: switzerland, alps, swiss alps, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, realistic, serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: youth, family relations, old west, coming of age, animal life, teenage life, wilderness, forces of nature, family life, parents and children, adventure, survival ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Miracle Dogs Too (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Zack, a young boy, finds two cocker spaniels caged in the woods and takes them home. The animals, Sissy and Buddy, have magical healing powers that change the people of a small town.
Style: sentimental, serious, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: small town, family relations, miraculous event, parents and children, hopes, human spirit, animal life, pets, young heroes, magic, youth, dog ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: serious, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: horse, youth, countryside, family relations, friendship, ranch, grandparent grandchild relationship, sibling relationship, friends, animal life, farm, hopes ...
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Heidi (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Swiss girl Adelheid 'Heidi' is orphaned young. Aunt Detie brings her to grandpa Alp and his wife, who live isolated in the Alps since his murder charge. Heidi soon takes to the wild country, especially accompanying young goatherd Peter. ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: grandfather granddaughter relationship, youth, adventure, family relations, village, family life, escapades, power relations, village life, isolation, misfit, mischievous children ...
Time: 1880s
Place: switzerland, swiss alps, alps, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Running Free (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, History, War
Country: USA, France, South Africa
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The tale of the extraordinary life and times of Lucky, a horse that was born in captivity but achieves his dream of running free with the help of a stableboy.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: horse, friendship, survival, desert, adventurer, teaching the ways of the world, companion, human animal relationship, world war one, youth, orphan, adventure ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Golden Seal (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A lonely 10-year-old boy living with his parents in a remote coastal part of Alaksa, spontaneously finds a legendary golden seal and her newborn pup. But the greed for her valuable pelt sets off the hunters, including his own father, the local ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, sentimental
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: youth, island, legend, rescue, hunter, bounty hunter, coming of age, fighting the system, family relations, friendship, seal the animal, adventure ...
Time: 80s
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.4
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Smitty (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: SMITTY is a family film about a rescue dog. When life gets tough for Ben, a friendly paw is all it takes to pull him through. Mischievous thirteen-year-old Ben is sent to his grandfather's farm for the summer, where he crosses paths with a ...
Style: sincere, captivating, light, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: youth, friendship, family, pets, family relations, single parent, coming of age, farm, dog, teaching the ways of the world, redemption, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2010
Place: usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: horse, teenage love, jealousy, youth, family relations, ambition, save the day, contests and competitions, friends, money raising, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: depressing, emotional, sad, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, youth, great depression, childhood, animals, countryside, friendship, coming of age, family relations, pets, parents and children, contests and competitions ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: disney, youth, family relations, getting home, young heroes, family, pets, adventure, best friends, misfit, mischievous children, friendship ...
Time: 60s
Place: wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Dolphin Tale 2 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The team of people who saved Winter's life reassemble in the wake of her surrogate mother's passing in order to find her a companion so she can remain at the Clearwater Marine Hospital.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dolphins, veterinarian, animal life, friendship, rescue, family, youth, family relations, human spirit, hopes, friends, summer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Follow Me, Boys! (1966)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Lem Siddons is part of a traveling band who has a dream of becoming a lawyer. Deciding to settle down, he finds a job as a stockboy in the general store of a small town. Trying to fit in, he volunteers to become scoutmaster of the newly formed Troop ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: boy scout, disney, youth, small town, childhood, world war two, rescue, family relations, teaching the ways of the world, friendship, siblings relations, small town life ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Red Pony (1973)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young farmboy who can't seem to communicate with his father develops an attachment to a young red pony.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: youth, farm, friends, pets, parents and children, family relations, family problems, horse, boy, father son relationship, pony, horse actor ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
When Zachary Beaver Came to Town (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Zachary Beaver, a sideshow attraction also known as the world's fattest boy, arrives in the sleepy town of Granger, Texas.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: youth, friendship, friendship between boys, teenage life, self discovery, mischievous children, family relations, parents and children, best friends, young heroes, family, starting over ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Captains Courageous (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Harvey Cheyne, Jr., second richest person in the world, orphaned and spoiled rotten, encounters a cigar and the sea on his way to England for boarding school. Seasick, over the rail for real, rescued by Dan Troop of a Gloucester fishing sailboat. ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: sailing, ocean, sea, youth, fishing, friendship, spoiled brat, coming of age, father son relationship, checkers, dice, gambling ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: animals, family relations, father figure, single father, moose, bullying, single mother, parents and children, friendship, island, family life, animal life ...
Time: 90s
Place: nova scotia, canada, canada, nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: horse, disney, equestrian, girl horse relationship, family life, parents and children, wish come true, workplace situations, contests and competitions, workplace, adventure, hopes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Isabelle Dances Into the Spotlight (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Isabelle is an inspired dancer, but when her sister and a classmate make her doubt herself, she's motivated by a ballerina to find her own way to shine. Stars Erin Pitt & Grace Davidson.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ballet, dancer's life, follow your dream, friendship, dance school, youth, family, family relations, dancing, child, artists and showbiz, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Spin (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: "Spin" tells the story of a boy who loses his parents in a plane crash, is taken in by his uncle (Tucci), who then leaves him for ten years in the care of his Hispanic ranch hand (Blades) and his wife (Delany). Once in high school, Eddie ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, sentimental
Plot: society, youth, family relations, teenage life, haunted by the past, introspection, self discovery, hopes, orphan, friends, family problems, parents and children ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%