Movies like My Side of the Mountain

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My Side of the Mountain (1969)
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My Side of the Mountain (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Film adaption of the novel by Jean Craighead George. A family movie made by Paramount Studios, the story revolves around thirteen-year old Sam Gribley (Teddy Eccles), a devotee of Thoreau, as many were back in the in 1960's. Sam decides to leave the city (set in Toronto) to spend a sabbatical in the Canadian woods and see if he can make it as a self-sufficient spirit after his parents promise a summer trip that doesn't pan out.
Style: touching, feel good, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, mountain, wilderness, adventure, youth, family, heroes, friends, family relations, self discovery, human spirit, adventurer, danger, forces of nature, escapades, disorder, innocence lost, young heroes, school, forest, hunter, wildlife, boy, teenage boy, library ...
Time: 60s

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Most similar movies to My Side of the Mountain

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, exciting and semi serious films with plots about danger, adventure, escapades, survival, family, heroes and wilderness mostly in Adventure, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like My Side of the Mountain: Nikki, Wild Dog of the North (1961), Mountain Family Robinson (1979), Charlie, the Lonesome Cougar (1967), Silver Wolf (1999), Benji the Hunted (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
White Wolves II: Legend of the Wild (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: As a plea-bargain to clear their school records, a group of misfit teens ventures into the majestic but unforgiving wilderness to help a young naturalist save the vanishing wolves. After they encountered unexpected incident, they are aided by the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, misfit, heroes, escapades, family life, teenage life, animal life, friends, rescue, adventure, family, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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95%
Nikki, Wild Dog of the North (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A family film about Nikki, a half-wolf, half-dog raised in the Yukon during the gold rush era. After being separated from her master, Nikki must fend for herself amidst bears, the harsh Yukon weather, and a trapper who wants her skin.
Style: serious, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: wilderness, canadian, adventurer, survival, escapades, young heroes, heroes, getting home, adventure, family, daring rescue, babies and infants ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Mountain Family Robinson (1979)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A family goes "back to nature" by homesteading in the Colorado Rockies.
Style: realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, family relations, survival, adventure, heroes, escapades, city life, family, animal life, family life, countryside, catastrophe ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, wilderness, pets, orphan, adventure, family, youth, danger, disorder, unlikely partners, young heroes, dangerous animal ...
Time: 60s
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The Further Adventures of the Wilderness Family (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Wilderness Family now face terrifying times in fierce winter storms, an avalanche, and being attacked by a ferocious pack of hungry wolves. Watch as America's favorite family stands strong together to prove that the best things in life are ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, family relations, winter, wolf, family life, danger, family in danger, siblings relations, adventure, survival, parents and children, family ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Silver Wolf (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A ranger (Michael Biehn) and his 16 year old nephew (Shane Meier) struggle to save a wolf from a rancher (Roy Scheider), who is out to kill it.
Style: sentimental, uplifting, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wolf, survival, human spirit, teenage life, adventure, friendship, daring rescue, wilderness, danger, pets, animal life, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Benji the Hunted (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Benji has become stranded on a remote island after a boating accident. He finds himself struggling to survive in the wilderness, avoiding close encounters with a wolf, a bear, and a territorial female cougar with her cub.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sweet, tear jerker ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wilderness, mountain, lost at sea, hunter, family, adventure, couple relations, heroes, parents and children, escapades, love and romance, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Adventures of the Wilderness Family (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of a modern family bored with the hassles of the city life in Los Angeles. They head for the wilderness never to return.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, exciting, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, bear, mountain, family relations, nature, daring rescue, adventure, small town life, animal life, family life, survival, family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Teenager Angus adopts a stray dog and names him Yellow. Several days later, while travelling along the coast of British Columbia with Angus's father, John, the boy and dog become stranded when turbulent waters capsize their boat. Angus's ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, exciting, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: survival, wilderness, pets, rescue, adventure, friendship, dog, teenage life, youth, danger, young heroes, parents and children ...
Place: canada, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Young Black Stallion (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
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: touching, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: desert, horse, friendship, human animal relationship, survival, young heroes, rescue, adventure, mischievous children, family relations, wilderness, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Against the Wild (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The action-packed feature film tells the dramatic tale of two siblings and their Alaskan Malamute, who must make an emergency landing when their small plane has engine problems. They find themselves in a beautiful but potentially dangerous natural ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, sentimental, suspenseful
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, adventure, escapades, missing child, danger, youth, family problems, pets, wilderness, salmon, cave, child in peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Told from Mowgli's point of view, it's the story of how a boy became a mancub and a mancub became a man.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: rescue, jungle, wolf pack, young heroes, escapades, fish out of water, friendship, survival, feral man, animal life, disorder, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Seven Alone (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A fictionalized account of the real-life adventure of the Sager family. Travelling with a wagon train from Missouri to Oregon, things are going well for the Sagers, until father Sager dies from blood poisoning following an Indian attack, and mother ...
Style: uplifting, sincere, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, wagon train, family relations, youth, danger, against the odds, society, coming of age, on the road, survival, ambition, americana ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: oregon, missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, realistic, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, wilderness, adventure, cat, family, friendship, survival, on the road, getting home, obsessive quest, escapades, hopes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
White Wolves: A Cry in the Wild II (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A two-week trek through the Cascade Mountains tries the survival instincts of five adventurous teenagers. At first, it's all a good time. Shooting the rapids, exploring caves and making new friends. But when an accident occurs, Mother Nature ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wilderness, cave, wolf, adventure, heroes, forces of nature, family, friendship, animal life, family life, escapades, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Climb (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A pair of mismatched rock climbers must learn to work together to conquer one of the world's most treacherous mountains in this adventure tale. After rescuing a wealthy man, solo climbers Michael and Derrick are rewarded with a chance to summit ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, christian film
Plot: friendship, survival, adventurer, against the odds, ambition, human spirit, adventure, escapades, danger, underdog, forces of nature, interracial friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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White Fang (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Western
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The wolf dog, White Fang, aids a reporter, a fur trapper, a nun, a young Eskimo boy and his father of ridding a gold mining town of a sleazy crime lord in 1896 Yukon, Canada.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: small town, adventure, young heroes, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, heroes, teaching the ways of the world, adventurer, forces of nature, treasure hunt, youth, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada, usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Sea Gypsies (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man and a woman and 3 children start to sail around the world. They are shipwrecked near an uninhabited isle. This island is full of wild animals and it is very dangerous for them in the begining. They live through a lot of wonderful adventure ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: stowaway, island, wilderness, survival, shipwreck, pelican, escapades, confined, child in peril, youth, danger, treasure hunt ...
Time: 70s
Place: alaska, usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Bear (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orphan bear cub hooks up with an adult male as they try to dodge human hunters.
Style: touching, uplifting, sentimental, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, animals, wilderness, survival, friendship, animal life, family, youth, on the run, rescue, escapades, heroic mission ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, british columbia, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Call of the Wild (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: UK, France, West Germany, Italy, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Academy Award winner Charlton Heston plays John Thornton, a fearless man who's after more than gold; he wants to do what's right. Thornton works for the U.S. mail and is the only person daring and smart enough to figure out how to travel ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, bleak
Plot: contests and competitions, animal life, adventurer, survival, danger, small town, friendship, rivalry, wounded animal, friends, forces of nature, adventure ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Kid Colter (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Boston boy escapes from spies and survives in the wild with tricks from his mountain-man father.
Style: exciting, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: kidnapping, mountain, survival, wilderness, family, adventure, escapades, confined, parents and children, heroes, danger, espionage ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
In Desert and Wilderness (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Poland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When 15 year old Stas Tarkowski and 9 year old Nel Rawlinson are kidnapped by rebels fighting for the great Arab leader - the Mahdi - their fathers desperately organize a search party. But the Mahdi uprising is spreading rapidly across North Africa ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: kidnapping, survival, wilderness, danger, reunion, self discovery, confined, adventure, desert, escapades, family, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, sudan, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Alaska (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jake Barnes and his two kids, Sean and Jessie, have moved to Alaska after his wife died. He is a former airline pilot now delivering toilet paper across the mountains. During an emergency delivery in a storm his plane goes down somewhere in the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, sweet, nostalgic, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: survival, adventure, airplane, danger, mountain, family relations, rescue, poacher, polar bear, pilot, air disaster, family ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: golden retriever, family relations, balloon, dog, pets, friends, fish out of water, survival, family, escapades, young heroes, heroes ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, exciting, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: desert, wilderness, adventure, survival, rebelliousness, teenage life, youth, danger, escapades, wanted man, family, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Lt. Robin Crusoe, U.S.N. (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Lt. Robin Crusoe is a navy pilot who bails out of his plane after engine trouble. He reaches a deserted island paradise where he builds a house and begins to adjust to life. He is in for trouble however when a local girl is banished to the island by ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: island, survival, chimpanzee, human spirit, disorder, family, wartime life, heroes, adventure, anti heroes, escapades, young heroes ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Storm Bound (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A ripping adventure yarn about teenage boys who join the crew of a ship of the Dutch East India Company in the 17th century. After a dramatic shipwreck and escape from an attack by natives, they must make their way to safety by themselves.
Style: serious, atmospheric, exciting, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: island, ship, adventure, heroes, fall in love, isolation, survival, escapades, confined, danger, youth, ocean or sea ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Bigfoot (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The whole family will enjoy huge laughs and giant, hairy adventures with this touching tale about a big-hearted Bigfoot. Lost in the forest, he befriends three kids, Percy, Madison and Leonard, who are determined to protect him. When two local ...
Style: feel good, captivating, entertaining, light, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, friendship, rescue, friends, school, captivity, danger, youth, in the woods, sasquatch, rivalry, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Flight of the Grey Wolf (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A youth (Russ Hanson) attempts to re-introduce a domesticated wolf to the wild.
Style: serious, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: wilderness, danger, fish out of water, on the run, escapades, family, adventure, heroes, misfit, mistaken identity, survival, animal life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Flipper (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Many kids might say their best friend is a puppy or a pony. But for 12-year-old Sandy, the most special pet of all is the exuberant dolphin he rescues and who returns the favor by rescuing Sandy from sharks.The dolphin named Flipper first swam into ...
Style: touching, feel good, exciting, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dolphins, adventure, healing power, family, animal life, friendship, young heroes, youth, danger, teenage life, pets, father son relationship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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