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The Second Time Around (1961)
Genre: Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In 1911, a widow with two children leaves New York City for territorial Arizona and becomes a ranch hand and later gets herself elected sheriff. A gambler and a rancher become rivals for her affections.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: widow, vigilantism, single parent, farm, starting over, love triangle, family, gambling, criminal heroes, americana, crimes, love and romance, rivalry, society, family relations, friends, sheriff, gambler, election, ice cream parlor
Time: 1910s
Place: arizona, usa, new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and feel good films with plots about family, rivalry, family relations, heroes, friends, escapades and adventure mostly in Family, Western and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Second Time Around: Across the Great Divide (1976), One Christmas Eve (2014), The Castaway Cowboy (1974), Saige Paints the Sky (2013), One Little Indian (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Across the Great Divide (1976)
Genre: Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two orphans set out to claim their inheritance - a 400 acre plot of land in Salem Oregon. To Do so they must cross the rugged snow covered Rocky Mountains in the year 1876.
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, realistic, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: rocky mountains, gambler, mountain lion, orphan, wilderness, on the run, adventure, on the road, coming of age, youth, family, gambling ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 1870s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again (1979)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Amos and Theodore, the two bumbling outlaw wannabes from The Apple Dumpling Gang, are back and trying to make it on their own. This time, the crazy duo gets involved in an army supply theft case -- and, of course, gets in lots of comic trouble along ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, bank, crimes, heroes, disorder, gang, goofy hero, orphan, going straight, heist, family life, partners ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
One Christmas Eve (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A series of mishaps threaten a recently divorced mom's attempts to make her two kids' first Christmas "without dad" perfect.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: single parent, family, parents and children, family relations, disorder, nothing goes right, security guard, christmas eve, hospital, police station, christmas, nurse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
The Castaway Cowboy (1974)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wayward Texas cowboy (James Garner) washes up on the beaches of Hawaii and is taken home by an fatherless boy. He saves the family's business while romancing the single mom (Vera Miles).
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, partners, family, children, rivalry, island, rescue, woman in danger, escapades, friends, ship wreck ...
Time: 19th century
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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Saige Paints the Sky (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Meet nine-year old Saige, a talented artist with a passion for horses, in this modern-day story about finding your voice! Saige is excited about the new school year, until she discovers that art-her favorite class-has been cut. On top of that, her ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: youth, family, school, friendship, family relations, friends, balloon, singing, female protagonist, art
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
One Little Indian (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An Army deserter (James Garner) flees by camel across the desert with a white boy (Clay O'Brien) raised by Indians.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: native american, countryside, adventure, on the run, chases and races, old west, desert, modern western, escapades, family, americana, soldier ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Arizona Raiders (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Murphy plays an ex-Quantrill's Raider who's released from jail with buddy Cooper to be deputized as Arizona Rangers in order to hunt down the remnant of the gang, rumored to he hiding out in a town "neer dee border" in the words ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, old west, desert, fugitives, ranger, adventure, gang, small town, lone wolves, lovers on the run, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance ...
Place: arizona, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Wild Country (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Uprooted from their comfortable home in Pennsylvania, James and Kate Tanner, along with their sons, Virgil and Andy, journey to the wild country of 1890s Wyoming to become farmers. Soon, they come face-to-face with tornadoes, bears and wolves. But ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: tornado, farming, farm, family relations, adventure, social misfits, parent child relationship, blind ambition, starting over, family, parents and children, wilderness ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, pennsylvania, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: jealousy, animal life, farm, youth, family, horse, contests and competitions, save the day, parents and children, teenage love, teenage life, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Monkey in the Middle (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chris has just moved to the East Coast, and already his workaholic father is encouraging him to make new friends. Luckily football (soccer) practice is starting up, and Chris meets a few kids on the team-including his cute neighbor Mara. When Mara ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, family, animal life, youth, friends, mischievous children, single parent, coming of age, family relations, disorder
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
A Distant Trumpet (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1883, US Cavalry lieutenant Matthew Hazard, newly graduated from West Point, is assigned to isolated Fort Delivery on the Mexican border of Arizona, where he meets commanding officer Teddy Mainwarring's wife Kitty, whom he later rescues from ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic
Plot: soldier, fort, military life, cavalry, battles, battle zone, americana, military, power relations, reluctant partners, interracial relations, love triangle ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
A Christmas Tail (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two single parents fall in love while fighting over a puppy to give to their children for Christmas.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, pets, single parent, christmas, love, dog, love and romance, family relations, unlikely couple, custody, fall in love, rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Western, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Walter Brennan is back as the clever and funny over the hill Texas Ranger Nash Crawford. This time the gang must face corruption in their own home town. The gang put their heads together to clean up their town, take back the rule of law and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddies, old west, fugitives, lone wolves, vengeance, friendship, heist, crimes, heroes, criminal heroes, americana, gang ...
Time: 19th century
Place: baltimore, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Love Begins (2011)
Genre: Family, Western
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Clark Davis (Wes Brown) adventurous dreams of seeing the world are put into jeopardy after he and a friend start a fight which damages a local cafe. Through a plea deal with the Sheriff (Jere Burns) and café owner Millie (Nancy McKeon), Clark works ...
Style: serious, uplifting, realistic, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: farm, small town, fall in love, old west, love and romance, romance, couples, family relations, couple relations, love triangle, siblings relations, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A roving bachelor gets saddled with three children and a wealth of trouble when the youngsters stumble upon a huge gold nugget. They join forces with two bumbling outlaws to fend off the greedy townspeople and soon find themselves facing a surly ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: bank, family, orphan, gang, adventure, lone wolves, mischievous children, young heroes, on the run, rescue, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s
Place: california, usa, mine, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.8
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Indian Paint (1965)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nishko is a chief's son in the Great Plains, before Europeans arrive. During his rite of passage, he's determined to tame a painted pony. He approaches manhood while his peaceful clan is set upon by a nearby tribe willing to break a ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: kidnapping, adventure, friends, old west, pets, native american, coming of age, family, contests and competitions, rescue, friendship, looking for sex ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.1
 324
Durango Kids (1999)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two of the town's youngest private detectives, Tim and his younger brother Nick, have the biggest case of their lives on their hands. A mysterious litle man leaves a suspicious package for the brothers to guard with their lives when, ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, suspenseful
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, young heroes, old west, rescue, treasure hunt, family, escapades, heroes, youth, mischievous children, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: small town, christmas, friendship, adventurer, family, pets, youth, family relations, single parent, parents and children, siblings relations, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Heaven with a Gun (1969)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Glenn Ford plays Jim Killian, a preacher who arrives in a town divided between cattlemen and sheep herders. But Killian isn't just any preacher. He is a former fast gun who has set upon a different path.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: old west, gunslinger, small town, crimes, rivalry, ranch, going straight, starting over, danger, heroes, hopes, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 721
Showdown (1973)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two men who have been friends since childhood find themselves on opposite ends of the law.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: love triangle, fugitives, friendship, chases and races, friends, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, americana, best friends, betrayal, chase ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Escape to Grizzly Mountain (2000)
Genre: Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jimmy, a young boy trying to gain acceptance from his peers, is horrified when he sees a circus trainer abusing a bear cub. One of the circus employees tells Jimmy that there is a magic cave in the hills nearby that can transport people to another ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, touching, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: circus, wilderness, time travel, dangerous animal, young heroes, family, adventure, getting home, family life, danger, heroes, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.8
 357
Hard Ground (2003)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Billy Bucklin escapes while being transported to Yuma prison and plans to form an army of desperadoes to control the Mexican border...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, criminal heroes, good versus evil, bounty hunter, old west, fugitives, gang, hostages, lone wolves, reluctant partners, betrayal, chase ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Golden Winter (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A runaway boy befriends a pack of homeless puppies. Together, they stop a bank robbery and find a family to adopt them all.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: youth, family, friendship, heist, crimes, family relations, friends, disorder, house, gang, puppy, talking dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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A Taste of Romance (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Uptight French chef, Sara Westbrook, gets fired up when her upscale café, Chez Varenne, is suddenly overshadowed by a new restaurant moving in next door run by a group of rowdy firemen. Led by handsome former fire fighter Gill Callahan and his ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, humorous
Audience: date night, family outing, girls' night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, restaurant, cooking and food, family, love and romance, single parent, fall in love, workplace situations, rivalry, family relations, firefighter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Big Hand for the Little Lady (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A naive traveler in Laredo gets involved in a poker game between the richest men in the area, jeopardizing all the money he has saved for the purpose of settling with his wife and child in San Antonio.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, surprise ending
Plot: gambling, countryside, cons and scams, farm, poker game, ambition, dishonesty, unlikely partners, rivalry, cards, treasure, con trick ...
Time: 60s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Love Comes Softly (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Marty is a 19 year old pioneer woman, recently married. She goes west with her husband Clem, hoping to start a new life. But Clem unexpectedly dies, and Marty finds herself alone, two months pregnant. Clark Davis, a widower, offers her a marriage of ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, farm, couple relations, old west, love and romance, romance, couples, family relations, dealing with death, starting over, parents and children, death in the family ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Hot Lead and Cold Feet (1978)
Genre: Family, Western, Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twin brothers -- one rough and tough, the other a city-bred milquetoast -- compete for their father's fortune.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: orphan, family, small town, parents and children, family life, redemption, rivalry, family relations, adventure, twins, contests and competitions, siblings relations ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Dear Dumb Diary (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Based on the best selling series "Dear Dumb Diary" by Jim Benton. Follow Jamie Kelly as she navigates Mackeral Middle School with the help of her best friend Isabella, her nemesis Angeline and the boy of her dreams Hudson.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: middle school, family, school, youth, teenage life, female protagonist, love and romance, close up of eye, diary, popular girl
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Gunsmoke: To the Last Man (1992)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Retired marshal Matt Dillon tracks Arizona rustlers and lands in the middle of the 1880s Pleasant Valley War.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: crimes, gory, gang, adventure, golden years, vigilantism, chases and races, escapades, heroes, partners, rivalry, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Hanged Man (1974)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A gunfighter who survives his own hanging helps a young widow who is trying to keep a ruthless land baron from taking her ranch.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: gunfighter, crimes, farm, heroes, clergy, mysterious character, supernatural ability, redemption, wrongfully committed, righting the wronged, tough heroes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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