Movies like The Second Time Around

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The Second Time Around (1961)
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The Second Time Around (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Romance, 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, gambling, vigilantism, single parent, farm, starting over, family, love triangle, criminal heroes, americana, crimes, love and romance, rivalry, society, family relations, friends, politics, deception, bartender, sheriff, election, mexican, gambler, cigarette smoking, train conductor ...
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, family relations, friends, adventure, youth, escapades and family life mostly in Family, Adventure and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Second Time Around: The Wild Country (1970), Castle Rock (2000), The Adventures of Ociee Nash (2003), I Heart Shakey (2012), Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: exciting, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: tornado, farming, farm, adventure, family relations, social misfits, parent child relationship, blind ambition, starting over, parents and children, wilderness, family ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, pennsylvania, philadelphia
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95%
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Castle Rock (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Left alone in the wilderness after her grandfather suffers a heart attack, a teenage girl is befriended by a mysterious drifter. Soon, she finds herself on the adventure of her life when her new acquaintance turns out to be a fugitive from justice ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: desert, wilderness, family life, survival, adventure, rebelliousness, family, teenage life, danger, escapades, heroes, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Adventures of Ociee Nash (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Skyler Day stars as Ociee Nash, a spirited nine-year-old from rural Mississippi. Ociee's idyllic life is thrown into a tailspin when she's sent to live with her Aunt Mamie to become a "young lady". Ociee's true bravery, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: farm, family, mischievous children, single parent, young heroes, adventure, fall in love, countryside, friendship, parents and children, siblings relations, adoption ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: mississippi, north carolina, usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.9
 156
I Heart Shakey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shakey is a family film about a 35-year-old widower named J.T. O'Neil, his precocious 10-year-old daughter and their devoted mutt Shakey. After moving from a small town to Chicago and missing the fine print in their rental contract, J.T. is ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: pets, family relations, family, mischievous children, single parent, parents and children, family life, youth, friends, disorder, dog, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Lost Treasure of Sawtooth Island (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Danny Quinn (Seth Bernard) lives with one great dream... he wants to prove his late father was right about a pirate treasure in the depths of Lake Michigan.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, pirate, adventure, family, single parent, young heroes, rescue, friendship, curses spells and rituals, family life, danger, escapades ...
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An all-new Disney holiday classic is born - Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups. Starring a brand-new litter of the cutest talking pups ever - Hope, Jingle, Charity, and Noble - it's perfect for the whole family. When Mrs. Claus travels to Pineville, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: family, friends, pets, adventure, family gatherings, animal life, youth, family relations, disorder, stowaway, dog movie, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Boston proper meets the Wild West as Roddy McDowall, Suzanne Pleshette, and Karl Malden star in a fish-out-of-water comedy for everyone! To restore his family's lost wealth, a young Boston lad stows away on a ship bound for the California Gold ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: old west, gold rush, adventure, adventurer, on the road, mischievous children, family, stowaway, treasure hunt, escapades, ship, friends ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: boston, california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Den Brother (2010)
Genre: Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alex Pearson has a lot to learn about teamwork. As the star of the Lemon Oaks hockey team, Alex almost always has his way on and off the ice. That ism until he pulls a stunt so outrageous not even his own coach can give him a pass. His punishment? ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: siblings relations, family, family relations, single parent, teaching the ways of the world, hockey, high school, brother sister relationship, hockey player, loss of mother, big brother, single father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Scandalous John (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A crotchety old ranch owner fights to be able to live his life the way he wants to, and not the way other people--and the law--tell him he has to.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: rancher, ranch, friendship, old west, buddies, vigilantism, adventure, farm, righting the wronged, escapades, partners, friends ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Arizona Bushwhackers (1968)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During the Civil War, a Confederate spy takes a job as marshal of a small western town as a cover for his espionage activities. However, he soon finds out that a local businessman is selling weapons to a band of rampaging Indians.
Style: rough, serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, small town, aging, uninhibited rivalry, bar, americana, heroes, espionage, starting over, moral dilemma, love triangle, anti war ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 2K
Hey Dude (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, adventure, workplace situations, farm, family, workplace, boss and employee, americana, partners, friends, native americans, american indian ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: feel good, semi serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pets, adventure, family, treasure hunt, escapades, youth, best friends, young heroes, parents and children, chases and races, friends, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
All I Want for Christmas (2007)
Genre: Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Tis the season for making dreams true. If everything goes according to plan for one young boy, he just may be sharing this Christmas with a new dad. Ever since her husband died, Sarah Armstrong has divided her time between working at a community ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Plot: christmas, single mother, single parent, romance, contests and competitions, family relations, holiday, parents and children, wish come true, hopes, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: serious, uplifting, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: farm, single parent, 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 ⇓
39%
The Castaway Cowboy (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Family, 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, partners, family, children, island, rivalry, rescue, woman in danger, escapades, friends, ship wreck ...
Time: 19th century
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, youth, school, friendship, family relations, friends, singing, female protagonist, balloon, art
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Motocrossed (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Motocrossed! is a 2001 Disney Channel Original Movie (based on the Shakespeare play Twelfth Night), about a girl named Andrea Carson who loves motocross, despite the fact that her father finds her unsuited for the sport, being that she is "just ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: motorcycle race, gender bending, sport, twins, teenage life, extreme sport, contests and competitions, siblings relations, family, against the odds, family life, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Comancheros (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Texas Ranger Jake Cutter arrests gambler Paul Regret, but soon finds himself teamed with his prisoner in an undercover effort to defeat a band of renegade arms merchants and thieves known as Comancheros.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambler, renegade, texas ranger, rescue, chase, adventure, vengeance, buddies, murder, fugitives, lone wolves, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Percy, Buffalo Bill and I (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Ulf think this is going to be an ordinary summer. Going to his grand parents and swim in the lake and tease his brother. But that's not the case, because this summer he will fall in love with Pia.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, swimming, family, youth, family relations, friends, romance, best friends, siblings relations, fall in love, family life, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: native american, adventure, countryside, on the run, old west, desert, chases and races, modern western, family, escapades, americana, soldier ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three young boys, Rocky, Colt and Tum Tum together with their neighbor girl, computer whiz Amanda are visiting Mega Mountain amusement park when it is invaded by an army of ninjas led by evil Medusa, who wants to take over the park and hold the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: young heroes, family, buddies, daring rescue, save the day, martial arts, eccentric family, danger, youth, master villain, vigilantism, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, nothing goes right, race against time, down on your luck, chases and races, family, disorder, family life, mischievous children, chase, family relations, lottery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, feel good, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: jealousy, animal life, family, farm, youth, horse, contests and competitions, save the day, parents and children, teenage love, teenage life, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: semi serious, humorous, 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 ⇓
33%
Are We There Yet? (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The fledgling romance between Nick, a playboy bachelor, and Suzanne, a divorced mother of two, is threatened by a particularly harrowing New Years Eve. When Suzanne's work keeps her in Vancouver for the holiday, Nick offers to bring her kids to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: children, road trip, on the road, family, parents and children, mischievous children, romance, nothing goes right, single parent, couple relations, family life, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Happiest Millionaire (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A happy and unbelievably lucky young Irish immigrant, John Lawless, lands a job as the butler of an unconventional millionaire, Biddle. His daughter, Cordelia Drexel Biddle, tires of the unusual antics of her father--especially since the nice young ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, rich and poor, cinderella story, romance, school, family life, love and romance, estate, society, family relations, immigrants, master and servant ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917, year 1916
Place: philadelphia, usa, london, ireland, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: gambler, rocky mountains, mountain lion, orphan, wilderness, on the run, on the road, coming of age, adventure, youth, gambling, family ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 1870s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
To Grandmother's House We Go (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When the twins feel like their mom is tired of them, they take off on an exciting adventure to grandmother's house and encounter a pair of villains along the way.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: twins, single parent, lottery, adventure, siblings relations, when the parents are away, nothing goes right, family, family relations, disorder, mischievous children, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Hot Lead and Cold Feet (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Western
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, exciting, realistic, funny ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: orphan, family, small town, parents and children, family life, redemption, rivalry, adventure, family relations, twins, contests and competitions, siblings relations ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Iron Will (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Will Stoneman's father dies, he is left alone to take care of his mother and their land. Needing money to maintain it, he decides to join a cross country dogsled race. This race will require days of racing for long hours, through harsh ...
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, train, family, underdog, contests and competitions, human spirit, friendship, against the odds, sport, ambition, hopes, rivalry ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: minnesota, canada, usa, alaska, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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