Movies like Peter Bell

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Peter Bell (2002)
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Peter Bell (2002)
Original name: Pietje Bell
Genre: Family
Country: Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Peter is a cheerful, but not a very obedient boy who is growing In a very ordinary Dutch family. His pranks amuse some and cause a lot of trouble to others. Peter pranks are so numerous and incredible, that hit the front pages of city newspapers. Popularity of the boy is growing every day, and he develops not only new friends, but also a powerful enemies. And then the most exciting and dangerous Peter and his friends adventures starts .
Plot: school, thief, police, friendship, snow, children, zeppelin, father son relationship, diamond, brother sister relationship, practical joke, pharmacy, aunt, newspaper, paperboy, child, gun, parade, ink, female director

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Most similar movies to Peter Bell

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, captivating and realistic films with plots about friendship, family relations, friends, children, father son relationship, family and youth mostly in Family, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Peter Bell: Little Crumb (1999), On Our Own (1998), My Friend the Vagabond (1984), Treasures (2017), Someone Like Hodder (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Peter Bell II: The Hunt for the Czar Crown (2003)
Genre: Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rascally Pietje and his Black Hand gang tangle with villain Stark as he and two cronies scheme to steal a priceless royal crown.
Plot: extortion, punishment, fight, medical examination, theft, jail, escape, prison, kidnapping, beach, public humiliation, diving ...
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Little Crumb (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The film is based on the popular Dutch childrens book by Chris van Abkoude. In a Dutch port in 1921 lives a 10-year-old orphan boy known to everyone simply as Little Crumb (Ruud Feltkamp). His poverty-stricken mother Lize van Dien (Thekla Reuten) ...
Plot: adoptive mother, boy, dog, friend, orphan, orphanage, street life, harbor, pianist, friendship, father son relationship, hopes ...
Time: 1920s
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49%
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On Our Own (1998)
Genre: Family
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Three siblings ingeniously avoid being sent off to a children's home while their solo-mother serves a short sentence in a prison for shoplifting. Rather than have the news leak out and have to be escorted off with the eccentric welfare officer, ...
Plot: childhood, single mother, female prisoner, thief, children, brother sister relationship, pickpocket, female director
Place: copenhagen, denmark
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48%
My Friend the Vagabond (1984)
Genre: Family
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Nazario is a wanderer who makes his living playing an old guitar in the streets of Madrid. From what he gets, he lives together with Sam, an orphan of eight years, which he hosted for charity and adores. The problem is that a wealthy and childless ...
Plot: drifter, friendship, frog, police commissioner, street musician, businessman, mouse, kidnapping, child, police, christmas, guitar
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Little Virgil and Freddy Frogface (1980)
Genre: Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Little Virgil lives in a henhouse with his best friend Oscar, a one-legged rooster. Virgil's worst enemy is Orla, the local bully-boy. When a circus comes to town, Virgil hires on as the Human Cannonball's apprentice. The role is a perfect ...
Plot: birthday, bully, blacksmith, dragon, coming of age, children, chicken, circus, stork, friendship
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Treasures (2017)
Genre: Family
Country: Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Siblings Dylan and Andrea set off with their new friends on a marvelous journey of discovery in search of long lost pirate loot.
Style: captivating, humorous, feel good, entertaining
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure hunter, treasure hunt, adventure, hidden treasure, mischievous children, escapades, treasure map, brother sister relationship, siblings relations, teamwork, friends, friendship ...
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Someone Like Hodder (2003)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Hodder is nine years old. He lives on his own with his father, who works nights as a bill poster. One night a fairy appears to Hodder and asks him to save the world.
Style: sincere, humorous, captivating, semi serious
Plot: friendship, children, family relations, father son relationship, widower, single father, bully, school, teacher, christmas, pneumonia, director ...
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34%
Bambi's Childhood (1985)
Genre: Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 79 min.
Story: First of the two movies bases on the novel "Bambi, a Life in the Woods" written by Felix Salten.
Plot: family relations, nature, father son relationship, boy, mother son relationship, female director
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Rubber Tarzan (1981)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ivan is a very lonely 8 year boy who is bullied almost every day in school. Even his father taunts him because Ivan litteraly is a weakling (That should explain the title Rubber Tarzan). As a result of this Ivan spends a lot of his time on ...
Plot: father son relationship, boy, school, family relations, children, bully, loneliness, mother son relationship
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32%
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Muffin (1973)
Genre: Family
Country: Poland
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A story of an eight year old girl nicknamed "Muffin" who is trying to adapt to life in a big city.
Plot: family relations, children, letter, train, dentist, sheep, streetcar, play
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31%
My Brother Is a Dog (2004)
Genre: Family
Country: Germany, UK, Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: With the help of a magic stone, Marietta transforms her little brother Tobias into a little dog - but the situation threatens to get out of control.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Audience: family outing
Plot: human becoming an animal, dog, brother sister relationship, animals, turned into an animal, brother, pet dog, kids and family, pets, siblings relations, human dog relationship, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Children of Noisy Village (1986)
Genre: Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 87 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Children of Noisy Village (Swedish: Alla vi barn i Bullerbyn) is a 1986 film directed by Lasse Hallström, based on books by Astrid Lindgren. The movie starred Anna Sahlin and premiered in December 6, 1986 ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, adventure, family, escapades, youth, village, village life, disorder, friends, mischievous children, lake, children ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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30%
Where Is Winky's Horse? (2007)
Genre: Family
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the sequel to "Winky's Horse", 8-year old Winky looks after the horse of St Nicholas. Then one day the horse runs away.
Style: feel good, captivating, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: horse, friendship, family life, escapades, track down, hopes, disorder, family relations, school, youth, sinterklaas, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Wooden Camera (2003)
Genre: Family
Country: France, UK, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A township near Cape Town. Two young teens, Madiba and Sipho, find a gun and a camera. Sipho takes the gun, and Madiba the camera, sealing their fate.
Style: sincere, serious, thought provoking, touching, realistic ...
Plot: friends, society, teaching the ways of the world, racism, road not taken, discrimination, brother sister relationship, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, bittersweet, coming of age, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Rudy: The Return of the Racing Pig (2007)
Genre: Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Up to now, Nickel (9) and his single dad Thomas have been managing very well together. Then Nickel goes on a school excursion and brings the little piglet Rudy back with him in his rucksack. Once he´s home, he makes a terrifying discovery: dad has ...
Plot: pig, family relations, animals
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28%
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Popples (1986)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Story: Bonnie and Billy have to rescue the Popples when their parents accidentally send them to Goodwill following a surprise remodel of the family's attic.
Plot: surprise, toys, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, toy comes to life, attic, puppet, donation, car, husband wife relationship, balloon, little girl ...
Time: 80s
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27%
Kan du vissla Johanna? (1994)
Genre: Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Young Berra has a friend, Ulf. Ulf has a grandfather which he likes very much, he gives Ulf presents and takes him on fishing trips. Berra doesn't have a grandfather, but he wants one that's nice to him and who can teach him to whistle. ...
Plot: best friend, old man, childhood, kite, grandfather grandson relationship, television, senior citizen, schoolboy, birthday party, loneliness, paperboy, grandson ...
Time: 50s
Place: eastern europe
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The Wild Soccer Bunch (2003)
Genre: Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The school year is over and for a diverse group of children between six and ten years with no worries, football is king! These kids are convinced they are the local gold team and there is nothing they like more than just improve their game. "If ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: children, ambition, youth, rivalry, contests and competitions, sport team, athlete and trainer, sport, underdog, power relations, friends, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Devil's Hill (1988)
Genre: Family
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in Tasmania, a boy is sent to stay with cousins while his mother is ill and discovers a wilderness adventure.
Plot: australian, fear, father daughter relationship, little girl, father son relationship, countryside, fog, horse riding, cave, cousin cousin relationship, brother sister relationship, aunt niece relationship ...
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Place: tasmania, australia
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More About the Children of Noisy Village (1987)
Genre: Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Bullerbyn är en liten, liten by i Småland. Där ligger tre gårdar. I Mellangården bor Lisa med sina bröder Lasse och Bosse, i Norrgården bor systrarna Britta och Anna och i Sörgården bor Olle. Ja, och så Kerstin också, Olles lillasyster. ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
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Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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26%
Christmas Break-In (2018)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Izzy is an energetic 9-year-old. Overscheduled and running late, Izzy's parents can't pick her up on-time the last day of school before Christmas break. A blizzard complicates the matter, but not as much as a pair of bad guys who are ...
Style: light, funny, exciting, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: mischievous children, christmas, kids and family, child's point of view, family, friendship, self discovery, adaptation, criminal, child in peril, resourceful, holiday ...
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26%
The Adventure of A.R.I.: My Robot Friend (2020)
Genre: Family
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A teenager summons the courage to help a friendly robot known as A.R.I. kidnapped by a ruthless lab director working for a powerful corporation seeking to turn him into a dangerous weapon in order to rule the world.
Style: stylized, exciting, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: childhood, children, a.i., robot, chase, hi-tech, rescue, androids and robots, friendship, runaway, compassion, adventure ...
Time: future
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25%
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Final Approach (2005)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ricky is a ten-year-old daydreamer and expert on his computer flight simulator program. While on a cross-country flight for a school field trip, Ricky gets the uneasy feeling that his plane is about to be hijacked!
Plot: child hero, boy hero, doctor, father son relationship, child, treasure, pilot, coach, little boy, boy, girl, kidnapping ...
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24%
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Rafiki (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Three friends - Julie, Mette and Naisha - are enjoying the first snow in the village. They have snowball fights with the boys and look forward to Christmas. One day Naisha suddenly disappears. With a secret address written in invisible ink as their ...
Style: captivating, feel good, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, missing child, friends, escapades, mischievous children, riddles and clues, friendship, christmas, disorder, social relations, best friends, family ...
Time: 21st century
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
K-9 Adventures: A Christmas Tale (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 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: humorous, feel good, light, sincere, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, animal life, friends, family, escapades, single parent, youth, family relations, small town, friendship, dog, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Silly's Sweet Summer (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Schoolboy Martin, bright but small for his age, has to move and change school because of his mother's new jobs, while only his father really tries to understand him. Even before reaches class he bumps into cocky, athletic rascal Oliver. It ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: child, teenage crush, father son relationship, abuse, life is a bitch, adventure, high school friend, group of friends, mother son relationship, family relations, parents and children, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Father of Four: In Japanese Mode (2010)
Genre: Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a Japanese family moves in next door, Per and Shin, the same age, instantly become friends. But after the boys cut school, each set of parents' blames the other, causing a rift between neighbors. What will it take for the two families to ...
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, culture clash, family, friends, family relations, youth, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder, cross cultural relations, best friend, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
XTC Just Don't Do It (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Melissa is een meisje van 15 dat niets liever doet dan dansen. Haar ouders denken dat ze lessen in klassiek ballet volgt maar eenmaal op de dansschool stort ze zich vol overgave op de hiphop danslessen. Melissa is goed bevriend met Jordi en hij is ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: dancing, classmate classmate relationship, ambition, friends, dancer, classmate, ambitious woman, friendship, family relations, dancehall girl, teenager, drug abuse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Karla & Jonas (2010)
Genre: Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Karla met Jonas during a summer vacation at the lake. After being unable to stop thinking about him and their kiss she phones him, making up a school assignment about children living in an orphanage, which is precisely where Jonas lives.
Style: sentimental, feel good, light, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, teenage love, youth, teenage life, orphan, coming of age, family relations, on the road, track down, obsessive quest, love and romance, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Jessica Darling's It List (2016)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Jessica Darling – a smart, witty, opinionated girl heading into 7th grade – was never too concerned about where she'd fit in the middle school hierarchy. But before her first day of school, her older sister — the super popular Bethany, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: teens
Plot: middle school, cheerleading, popular girl, sister sister relationship, teenage girl, teenager, female protagonist, friendship, friends, social relations, girl, school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%