Movies and TV shows like The Adventures of Pollyanna

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The Adventures of Pollyanna (1982)
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The Adventures of Pollyanna (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Pollyanna comes to stay with her aunt, Polly Harrington, the most powerful woman in the town of Harrington. Aunt Polly wants her to concentrate on her studies but Pollyanna would rather make friends with the orphan kids. One day, a woman named Widow Jenn comes to town and Pollyanna, along with other citizens, try to spy on her because of a rumor going around.
Plot: family relations, aunt niece relationship

Most similar movies to The Adventures of Pollyanna

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, semi serious and serious films and TV series with plots about family relations, family, parents and children, friendship, father son relationship, youth and boy mostly in Family, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Adventures of Pollyanna: The Jennie Project (2001), Anne of Avonlea (1975), Anne of Green Gables (1972), Patrik Pacard (1984), The Phoenix and the Carpet (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Jennie Project (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Hugo Archibald is a doctor and brings home a wide variety of exotic animal species. The latest animal he brings home is a chimpanzee named Jennie. Dr. Archibald is not home very much, and Andrew feels he does not care about him. And Lea his wife ...
Plot: liquid, chimpanzee, family relations, table
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95%
Anne of Avonlea (1975)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 350 min.
TV show
Story: Anne of Avonlea is a film made for television 4-part mini-series, developed in United Kingdom. It is based on Anne of Avonlea, the sequel to Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery.
Plot: heroine, girl, family relations
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Anne of Green Gables (1972)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 280 min.
TV show
Story: Anne of Green Gables is a made-for-television British mini-series directed by Joan Craft based upon the novel, Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery.
Plot: girl, children, childhood, death of child, family relations
Place: canada
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77%
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Patrik Pacard (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: West Germany
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: Series about a boy who meets scientists involved in the discovery of a chemical which makes it possible to grow everything everywhere. He becomes entangled in the operations of secret services who try to steal the formula.
Style: humorous
Plot: spy, family relations, genetic engineering, german
Time: 80s
Place: norway, germany
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74%
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The Phoenix and the Carpet (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Four young children hope for anything to happen and, when they become owners of the Phoenix, their adventure begins.
Plot: phoenix, children, child
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71%
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Gentle Ben (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Gentle Ben is an American family series that aired on CBS from September 10, 1967 to April 27, 1969. The series follows the adventures, in the Florida Everglades, of a game warden, Tom Wedloe, his wife Ellen, his son Mark and Ben the grizzly bear.
Style: wild
Plot: bear, human animal relationship, parent child relationship, boy
Place: florida, everglades
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Heidi (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 193 min.
TV show
Story: After charming her reclusive grandfather and falling in love with the beautiful mountain he calls home, Heidi is uprooted and sent to Frankfurt where she befriends Klara, a young girl confined to a wheelchair.
Style: semi serious, feel good, emotional
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, family relations, friendship, family, odd couple, young heroes, youth, adventure, escapades, hopes, mischievous children, rich and poor ...
Place: europe, switzerland, swiss alps, germany, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Flying Liftboy (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
TV show
Story: A boy about 12 years old gets detention from his teacher because he got hit with a skateboard. His mother is furious with the teacher and takes her son from school to work. He finds work as a liftboy, but on the first day of his job he sees his ...
Plot: teacher, school, actress playing multiple roles, flying, warehouse, skateboard, boy, elevator, police, mother son relationship
Place: new york
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55%
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Little Lord Fauntleroy (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: An American boy turns out to be the long-lost heir of a British fortune. He is sent to live with the cold and unsentimental lord who oversees the trust.
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: estate, family relations, rich and poor, fish out of water, adolescence vs adulthood, family life, culture clash, social differences, misfit, family, power relations, mischievous children ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Fuzzbucket (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: In the vein of "Harvey", an invisible creature befriends a 12 year old boy. Of course, no one else can see him nor believes in him.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: junior high school, missing person, creature, imaginary friend, parents and children, siblings relations, friendship, youth, family, best friends, adventure, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Midnight Is a Place (1977)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: This series is about two children who are the wards of a cantankerously un-loving uncle. That uncle owns a rug factory that has the typically brutal working conditions of the time that both poor adult and child labourers have to survive. Life is ...
Plot: sewer, working conditions, industry, poverty, fire, children, uncle, child labor
Time: victorian era
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52%
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The Yearling (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1870s Florida, a rural family struggles to survive. A lonely twelve-year-old son, Jody (Wil Horneff), the lone surviving child, against his mother's better judgment eventually persuades his parents to allow him a pet fawn, which Jody grows ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: countryside, family relations, coming of age, killing a pet, orphan, adventure, youth, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, family life, bittersweet, pets ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Prince and the Pauper (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A poor boy named Tom Canty and Edward, the Prince of Wales exchange identities but events force the pair to experience each other's lives as well.
Plot: medieval, royal court, prince
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Belle and Sebastian (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Mountain-based adventures of a young boy and his dog in a small village in the southern Alps.
Plot: village, mountain, boy dog relationship, friendship, animal, dog, little boy, boy, human animal relationship, boy and dog, animals, human dog relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Without Family (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 193 min.
TV show
Story: Young Remi, a foundling, lives on the farm run by his impoverished foster parents. When their money runs out, unbeknown to his foster-mother, Rémi is sold by his hard-hearted foster father to an old street performer named Vitalis. Vitalis was once ...
Plot: gold, dog, fondling, monkey, killer, inheritance, veterinarian
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Breaking Away (1980)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Breaking Away is a 1980 American comedy-drama television series that was based on the 1979 film of the same name. It was created by Steve Tesich, who wrote the original film, and the film's director Peter Yates served as Executive Producer. As ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: cyclist, coming of age, working class, bicycle, friendship, four friends
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
By Way of the Stars (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, Germany
TV show
Story: By Way of the Stars is an action/adventure television mini-series co-produced in 1992 by Sullivan Entertainment and German Beta-Taurus Kirch Group, that begins in 19th century Prussia, then travels through post-U.S. Civil War Charleston to the ...
Plot: escape, immigration, death of mother
Time: year 1865, 19th century, 1860s
Place: canada, prussia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Shiralee (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Macauley is a swagman on the road in the 1940s looking for work. He's a laid back, laconic sort of bloke but when he gets landed with his daughter after his drunken play-girl wife in Adelaide makes him face up to what she believes are his ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, family feud, single parent, father daughter relationship, family, unemployment, on the road, parents and children, job seeking, society, youth, little girl ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s, 50s ...
Place: australia, south australia
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Part 2, Sounder (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Poor black sharecroppers band together to build a school for their children.
Plot: family relations, depression, african american
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Christy (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Christy is an American historical fiction drama series which aired on CBS from April 1994 to August 1995, for twenty episodes. Christy was based on the novel Christy by Catherine Marshall, the widow of Senate chaplain Peter Marshall. The novel had ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, social relations, hopes, society, love and romance, mountain, moral dilemma, small town, idealism, love triangle, small town life, school ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: tennessee, usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Little Women (1970)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 225 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's novel.
Plot: period piece, coming of age, sister sister relationship, american civil war, family relations
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: new england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Hobbits (1993)
Genre: Fantasy, Family, Adventure, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
Story: J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings told from the perspective of Frodo and Sam.
Plot: elf, sword and sorcery, dwarf, wizards
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Jewels (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 241 min.
TV show
Story: Sarah Thompson, an American visiting England, meets and marries William Whitfield, the Duke of Whitfield. They settle in a chateau in France and begin a family. World War II interrupts their happiness and alters their future. After the war, the ...
Plot: jewelry, family relations, royalty, world war two
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42%
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Second Noah (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: adoption, family relations, animal life, disorder, family, parents and children, family life, family drama, veterinarian, large family, writers, interracial adoption
Time: 90s
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41%
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Ponderosa (2001)
Genre: Western, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Ponderosa is a television series developed by Bonanza creator David Dortort for PAX-TV that ran for the 2001–2002 television season. Envisioned as a prequel to the long-running NBC series Bonanza, it had less gunfire, brawling and other ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, parents and children, americana, single parent, family, siblings relations, farm, father son relationship, widower, tough heroes, half brother half brother relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Okavango: The Wild Frontier (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
TV show
Story: American family inherits a wildlife reserve near the Okavango Delta in Botswana, Africa.
Plot: inheritance, american abroad, environmentalism, fish out of water, attorney, father son relationship, teenager, farm, wildlife, family relations
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The New Lassie (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The New Lassie is an American children and family oriented drama series which aired in first-run syndication from September 8, 1989 to February 15, 1992. The series stars Will Estes as Will McCullough, Lassie's new master. Real life husband and ...
Plot: dog, family, boy and dog, human dog relationship, family relations, father son relationship, boy dog relationship, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Anne with an E (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A coming-of-age story about an outsider who, against all odds and numerous challenges, fights for love and acceptance and for her place in the world. The series centers on a young orphaned girl in the late 1890’s, who, after an abusive childhood ...
Style: compassionate, touching, sincere, realistic
Plot: friendship, orphan, family relations, child's point of view, small town, parents and children, teen romance, adventure, imaginary, school, teenage life, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Chesapeake Shores (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A divorced mom deals with an old romance and complicated family issues when she returns to her hometown with her twin daughters.
Style: sincere, romantic, emotional, semi serious, touching
Plot: hometown, family relations, love and romance, male female relationship, family, intrigue, society, sisters, business, friendship, father daughter relationship, family secret ...
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Geppetto (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: When a man wishes for a son, he learns what it means to be a father.
Style: stylized, feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: puppet, family relations, friendship, parents and children, mischievous children, young heroes, escapades, family, youth, child in peril, miraculous event, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%