Movies and TV shows like Heartland

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Heartland (2007)
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Heartland (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Life is hard on the Flemings' ranch in the Alberta foothills where abused or neglected horses find refuge with a kind, hard-working family. Debts abound and the bank is about to foreclose. Can they keep the ranch running?
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: horse, horse ranch, farm, family, small town, family relations, youth, animal life, siblings relations, workplace, sister sister relationship, grandfather, death of mother, wild horse, teenage life, teenage love, love and romance, family life, debt, small town life, family business, social relations, cowboy, divorce, horse race ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada

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Most similar movies to Heartland

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, sentimental and serious films and TV series with plots about family relations, youth, family, horse, farm, coming of age and parents and children mostly in Drama, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like Heartland: McLeod's Daughters (2001), Wildfire (2005), Flicka (2006), Midnight Stallion (2013), Little House on the Prairie (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
McLeod's Daughters (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
Story: McLeod's Daughters is an Australian television series that began airing on the Nine Network on 8 August 2001. This Logie award winning drama series follows the lives of half sisters Claire and Tess McLeod as they embark on a mission: to run ...
Style: realistic, witty, captivating, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: farm, feminism, couple relations, workplace, family business, family relations, estrangement, wilderness, separated, family problems, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, south australia
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100%
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Wildfire (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Kris Furillo is given the opportunity to start a new life after serving time at a teen detention center. Her talent with horses is recognized by a volunteer and local trainer Pablo, who arranges a job for her at the Ritter's family run ranch, ...
Style: uplifting, touching, feel good, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: horse, horse ranch, lifestyle, starting over, against the odds, ambition, friendship, fall in love, workplace, rivalry, coach, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Flicka (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A headstrong 16 year old Katy McLaughlin desires to work on her family's mountainside horse ranch, although her father insists she finish boarding school. Katy finds a mustang in the hills near her ranch. Katy then sets her mind to tame a ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, road movie, talky ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: horse, cowboy, family relations, family, family life, self discovery, love and romance, parents and children, hopes, farm, siblings relations, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Midnight Stallion (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Fifteen year old Megan Shephard and her parents will do anything to save their struggling farm. When they discover a wild stallion in a nearby forest they begin to wonder if this could be the answer to their prayers.
Style: feel good, captivating, sincere, light, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family business, family, contests and competitions, human spirit, family relations, against the odds, small town, rivalry, farm, ambition, follow your dream, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Little House on the Prairie (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Little House on the Prairie is an American Western drama television series, starring Michael Landon, Melissa Gilbert, and Karen Grassle, about a family living on a farm in Walnut Grove, Minnesota, in the 1870s and 1880s.
Style: sentimental, sincere, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: farm, americana, small town, parents and children, family relations, family, love and romance, small town life, siblings relations, family life, social relations, teachers and students ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1870s, 1880s
Place: minnesota, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
All Roads Lead Home (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story is about a 12 year old girl who loses her mother in an automobile accident. Her father struggles with the loss of his wife and trying to raise his young daughter who believes her father is partly responsible for her mother's death. ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, melancholic, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: farm, countryside, dysfunctional family, family problems, family life, death in the family, animal life, single parent, dealing with death, hopes, family relations, healing power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: jealousy, teenage love, friends, money raising, love and romance, parents and children, family, save the day, contests and competitions, rivalry, animal training, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Ostwind (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: While spending the summer at her grandmother's farm, a girl (Hanna Höppner) discovers a talent for communicating with horses and tries to tame a fierce stallion.
Style: touching, realistic, uplifting, serious, sincere
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: horse, horse riding, animal training, youth, teenage girl, teenage life, family, self discovery, farm, disobey, hopes, summer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Anne of Green Gables (1985)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, West Germany, USA
Duration: 199 min.
Story: At the turn of the century on Prince Edward Island, Matthew Cuthbert and his sister Marilla decide to take on an orphan boy as help for their farm. But they get an unexpected jolt when they're mistakenly sent a girl instead: Anne Shirley. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, witty, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, teaching the ways of the world, adoption, best friends, countryside, foster home, love and romance, teenage love, young heroes, island, coming of age, family life ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: horse riding, friendship, rescue, hopes, best friends, animal life, family life, parents and children, young heroes, coming of age, family relations, horse ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: virginia, usa, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: realistic, serious, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, friendship, hopes, family, siblings relations, teenage life, animal life, family life, youth, coming of age, farm, friends ...
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: girl horse relationship, coming of age, ranch, horse, horse riding, horse ranch, rescue, teenage life, animal life, disorder, teenage love, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Party of Five (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Following his parents' tragic death, 24-year-old Charlie Salinger is back at home – and in over his head – as his siblings' legal guardian. Together, Charlie, 16-year-old Bailey, 15-year-old Julia and 11-year-old Claudia share the ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, serious, gloomy
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, orphan, death of parent, siblings relations, loss of parent, dealing with death, love and romance, family life, coming of age, adolescence vs adulthood, child care, sibling relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman is an American Western drama series created by Beth Sullivan and starring Jane Seymour who plays Dr. Michaela "Mike" Quinn, a physician who leaves Boston in search of adventure in the American West and who settles ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, medical drama
Audience: family outing
Plot: family values, doctors and patients, old west, small town, parents and children, couple relations, society, female doctor, interracial relations, american indian, female protagonist, children ...
Time: 19th century
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.0
 802
Emma's Chance (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While fulfilling her community service hours at a horse rescue ranch, Emma forms an unlikely bond with an abused show horse who won't let anyone ride him.
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, sweet, realistic
Plot: teenage girl, community service, horse, friendship, human spirit, teenage protagonist, bonding, rehabilitation, teenage life, farm, female protagonist, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Dark Horse (1992)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 14 year old Allison has to go to a horse farm. With all the horses and the help of the owner Susan Hadley she finds new sense in her life.
Style: touching, realistic, serious
Plot: horse, hopes, youth, farm, coming of age, rehabilitation, friends, animal life, human spirit, teenage life, family life, friendship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.3
 1K
Storm Rider (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Spoiled 18-yr-old Dani Fielding's world is turned upside down when her father gets arrested for securities fraud, and she has to leave her upscale life in the city to stay with her gruff Uncle Sam out in the country. As Dani and her uncle ...
Style: touching, realistic, light, thought provoking, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, farm, youth, friends, coming of age, life turned upside down, orphan, self discovery, horse, friendship, couples, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Life with Derek (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Life with Derek is a Canadian television sitcom that aired on Family and VRAK.TV in Canada and on Disney Channel in the United States. The series premiered on Family on September 18, 2005, and ran for four seasons, ending its run on March 25, 2009. ...
Style: sincere, witty, humorous, sitcom, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, step siblings, teenage life, youth, ego clash, misfit, family life, fish out of water, remarry, rivalry, siblings relations, divorced divorcee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.5
 93
Danny (1977)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young girl's special love for a horse helps them both.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family relations, young at heart, friends, teenage life, animal life, youth, friendship, family, girl horse relationship, human animal relationship, horse actor, horse
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 210
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, realistic, serious, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: farm, friends, animal life, pets, family problems, parents and children, youth, family relations, boy, father son relationship, family, bittersweet ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Painted House (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young boy, his family, and the migrant workers they hire to work their cotton farm struggle against difficult odds to raise and sell the crop. Meanwhile, the boy dreams of living in better conditions. However, with this particularly tough farming ...
Style: uplifting, serious, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, lifestyle, self discovery, youth, hopes, farm, poverty, small town, bittersweet, countryside, social relations, small town life ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, touching, feel good, sentimental, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, farm, disability, adoption, small town, coming of age, countryside, americana, family life, small town life, animal life, friends ...
Time: 1910s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.5
 4K
Avonlea (1990)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Family, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After her father is accused of embezzlement, wealthy Sara Stanley is sent to live with her deceased mother's relatives on Prince Edward Island. While there, she must adjust to life in the small rural town of Avonlea, learn to cope with her ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, saga ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: heroine, family life, small town life, parents and children, teacher, small town, friendship, mischievous children, countryside, family relations, uncle niece relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, turn of the century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.7
 4K
Queen Sugar (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The series follows the life of two sisters, Nova Bordelon and Charley Bordelon, who, with her teenage son Micah moves to the heart of Louisiana to claim an inheritance from her recently departed father - an 800-acre sugarcane farm.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sincere, sentimental
Plot: family drama, farm, sugarcane, parents and children, family relations, life turned upside down, power relations, interracial relations, single parent, society, social relations, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: realistic, sentimental, captivating, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, horse, farm, coming of age, urban legend, self discovery, youth, family, cons and scams, ranch, rivalry, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.8
 1K
Timboektoe (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: De ouders van Isa en haar oudere broer Kars gooien het roer om en beginnen een camping in Frankrijk. Isa en Kars hebben het gevoel naar Timboektoe te verhuizen en alles te verliezen. Lang klagen ze gelukkig niet, want al snel maken ze nieuwe ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, love and romance, siblings relations, parents and children, family relations, family, fish out of water, father son relationship, youth, life turned upside down, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: serious, touching, realistic, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, friendship, family relations, parents and children, village life, youth, sport team, village, friends, ice hockey, self confidence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ben Crane believes that a severely injured racehorse deserves another chance. He and his daughter Cale adopt the horse (in fact is a mare)and save it of being sacrificed by the owner.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: horse, sport, family relations, animal training, horse race, redemption, hopes, parents and children, against the odds, human spirit, dream come true, one more chance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.4
 12K
Everwood (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After the death of his wife, world-class neurosurgeon Dr. Andrew Brown leaves Manhattan and moves his family to the small town of Everwood, Colorado. There he becomes a small-town doctor and learns parenting on the fly as he raises his talented but ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, serious, rough ...
Plot: single father, small town, doctor, parents and children, family problems, family life, youth, fall in love, social relations, starting over, hopes, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 282
Second Noah (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Second Noah is a television drama that was broadcast in the United States on ABC television from February 5, 1996 to June 8, 1997
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: adoption, family relations, parents and children, family, animal life, family life, disorder, veterinarian, writers, large family, family drama, interracial adoption
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%