Movies like A Street Cat Named Bob

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A Street Cat Named Bob (2016)
 7.4
 23K
A Street Cat Named Bob (2016)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on the international best selling book. The true feel good story of how James Bowen, a busker and recovering drug addict, had his life transformed when he met a stray ginger cat.
Plot: cat, street musician, pet cat, drug addict, human animal relationship, homeless, addiction, guitarist, singer, moral transformation, veterinarian, vegan, frog, pharmacist, arrest, love interest, guitar, drug dealer, pharmacy, convenience store, blonde woman, second chance, parking ticket, talking to an animal, junkie ...

Most similar movies to A Street Cat Named Bob

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, touching, realistic and humorous films with plots about cat, family, friends, catastrophe, mentor, friendship and runaway mostly in Drama, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like A Street Cat Named Bob: Nine Lives (2016), Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009), Red Dog (2011), Domestic (2012), Because of Winn-Dixie (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.3
 18K
Nine Lives (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, China, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A stuffy businessman finds himself trapped inside the body of his family's cat.
Style: light, melancholic, entertaining, surreal, awful
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: cat, love, family, transformation, father daughter relationship, animals, magic, husband wife relationship, happy ending, greed, skyscraper, fantasy world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A drama based on the true story of a college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sad, heartbreaking ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, friendship, friends, loyalty, family, pets, loneliness, death, human animal relationship, loss of loved one, loss of friend, loss of family member ...
Time: contemporary, 1930s
Place: usa, japan, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 15K
Red Dog (2011)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on the legendary true story of the Red Dog who united a disparate local community while roaming the Australian outback in search of his long lost master.
Style: sentimental, uplifting, realistic, touching, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, pets, human animal relationship, friends, animal life, obsessive quest, on the road, family, wilderness, ambition, death, search ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: australia, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 418
Domestic (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Romania, Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Wonderfully surreal, painfully real, this is the story of children, adults and animals who live together trying to have a better life, but sometimes death comes unexpectedly. The lives of three characters surrounded by a bunch of extraordinary, ...
Plot: children, killing an animal, bird, human animal relationship, bird cage, death, funeral, pigeon, cat, animal, loss of daughter, rabbit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Remake of the popular Disney classic, this time featuring some well known voices as two dogs and a cat trek across America encountering all sorts of adventures in the quest to be reunited with their owners.
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, dog, cat, pets, wilderness, fish out of water, journey, adventure, survival, family, getting home, wounded animal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: cross country, nevada, usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Because of Winn-Dixie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A girl, abandoned by her mother when she was three, moves to a small town in Florida with her father. There, she adopts an orphaned dog she names Winn-Dixie. The bond between the girl and her special companion brings together the people in a small ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: small town, dog, friendship, father daughter relationship, family, disorder, pets, small town life, family life, coming of age, mischievous children, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 13K
Paulie (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Paulie, an intelligent parrot who actually talks, relates the story of his struggle to a Russian immigrant who works as a janitor at the research institute where he is housed and neglected. Paulie's story begins many years earlier when he is ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: kids
Plot: parrot, mexican american, girl, thief, research, family, adventure, friendship, animal life, pets, disorder, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
Place: cross country, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Third-grader Judy Moody sets out to have the most thrilling summer of her life.
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, not serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: competition, summer vacation, when the parents are away, siblings relations, mischievous children, heroes, disorder, theme park, youth, friends, family relations, young heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When bestselling celebrity biographer Lee Israel is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack.
Plot: cat, forgery, sense of smell, female protagonist, singing, deception, cafe, drunkenness, lesbian, theft, female judge, period piece ...
Time: year 1991
Place: manhattan new york city
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34%
 6.5
 1K
Rent-a-Cat (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A single woman runs a rent-a-cat service to provide companions for lonely people.
Style: humorous, atmospheric, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: cat, singleness, life turned upside down, pets, disorder, introspection, haunted by the past, hopes, neighbor, ice cream, pet, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.2
 270
Mukhsin (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Malaysia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A twelve-year-old Malaysian boy’s friendship with a sharp-tongued, assertive little girl moves awkwardly and wistfully into first love in this gently comic prequel to Yasmin Ahmad’s "Sepet" and "Gubra".
Plot: friend, children, cat, bicycle, kite, soccer match, first love
Place: malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 108K
Babe (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Babe is a little pig who doesn't quite know his place in the world. With a bunch of odd friends, like Ferdinand the duck who thinks he is a rooster and Fly the dog he calls mom, Babe realizes that he has the makings to become the greatest sheep ...
Style: clever, sentimental, touching, sincere, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: cat, farm, friendship, dog, prejudice, mouse, horse, underdog, farmer, grandson, alarm clock, sheep ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
It's Not My Fault and I Don't Care Anyway (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A rich and famous self-help guru's controversial philosophy of extreme selfishness is put to the ultimate test when his only daughter is kidnapped and held for ransom.
Plot: addiction, sex addict, drug addiction, egoism, homeless, motivational speaker, homeless man, giant, drug addict, guru, heroin addiction, heroin addict ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 129
The Cay (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When Young Phillip is separated form his mother and found by a black man named Timothy and his cat Stewcat, Phillip becomes blind and they all end up on an island. Will they survive or will they die?
Plot: stranded, prejudice, cat, blindness, boy, survival, island
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Three Lives of Thomasina (1963)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thomasina is the pet cat of Mary McDhui, the daughter of Scottish veterinarian Andrew McDhui. When Thomasina falls ill, McDhui declares that the pet should be put down. But when Mary and her father try to bury the cat, Lori MacGregor (Susan ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, feel good, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: village, veterinarian, cat, dealing with death, pets, animal life, family, friendship, friends, youth, afterlife, healing power ...
Time: 1910s
Place: scotland, europe, britain, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.5
 9K
Grey Gardens (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Based on the life stories of the eccentric aunt and first cousin of Jackie Onassis raised as Park Avenue débutantes but who withdrew from New York society, taking shelter at their Long Island summer home, "Grey Gardens." As their wealth ...
Style: touching, realistic, offbeat, serious, heartbreaking ...
Plot: cat, eccentric family, family life, parents and children, family relations, lifestyle, society, misfit, estate, elderly, eviction, oldtimer ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.6
 496
Public Sex (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An aspiring Gordie journalist drops his inhibitions to research the UK's North East outdoor sex scene. He meets a certain girl in a car park, and the totally unexpected happens.
Style: witty, humorous, sincere, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: journalist, sex, sexual relations, looking for sex, romance, love and romance, writer's life, unlikely couple, private vs public, couples, fall in love, college graduate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 200
Exterior Night (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Hoping to make a fresh start, Léo, a jazz musician, takes up temporary residence with his friend Bony, a young writer who is struggling to get his work published. One evening, Léo strikes up an acquaintance with a woman taxi driver, Cora; in spite ...
Plot: night, apartment, homeless, jazz club, obsessive love, female full frontal nudity, cafe, female nudity, bathtub, poker, taxi driver, cat ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 6.7
 759
Mr. Stink (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: This family comedy based on David Walliam's best-selling book tells the story of Chloe, who sees Mr. Stink every day, but has never spoken to him. Before she knows it, Chloe has an unusual friend hiding in her garden shed. As it turns out that ...
Style: touching, offbeat, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, youth, parents and children, family, family relations, friends, homeless, teenage girl, sister sister relationship, city park, electric guitar, shopkeeper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 22K
The Dirt (2019)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of Mötley Crüe and their rise from the Sunset Strip club scene of the early 1980s to superstardom.
Plot: drug, loss of daughter, businessman, junkie, bass, band, guitar, death of friend, bassist, drummer, guitarist, music band ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Haruko Azumi Is Missing (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Haruko Azumi is a 28-years-old woman. She is a single and works at an office. One day, she suddenly disappears on a typical street with retail stores lined up. After her disappearance, her missing person poster is spread across the city.
Plot: missing child, mini skirt, short skirt, japanese schoolgirl, japanese girl, cat, missing girl
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Treasure Buddies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Disney's irresistible talking puppies are back in an all-new movie that takes them halfway across the world to the ruins of ancient Egypt. With the help of some exotic new friends, this epic adventure is a treasure trove of pure Buddy fun. In a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, cat, airplane, dog, monkey, save the day, friends, young heroes, legends and myths, uninhibited rivalry, family, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Shiverstone Castle 2 (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The pupils of Castle Schreckenstein and Castle Rosenfels look for a solution to forestall the sale of Castle Schreckenstein due to debts.
Plot: schoolgirl uniform, female teacher, boys' school, girls' school, treasure hunt, teacher student relationship, boarding school, schoolgirl, motorcycle with a sidecar, first kiss, underwater scene, lake ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Nine Lives of Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: With Christmas approaching, a handsome fireman afraid of commitment adopts a stray cat and meets a beautiful veterinary student who challenges his decision to remain a confirmed bachelor.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, cat, love and romance, pets, animal life, looking for love, fall in love, romance, singleness, birthday, male objectification, christmas eve ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.2
 40K
The Sessions (2012)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Though a childhood bout with polio left him dependent on an iron lung, Mark O'Brien (John Hawkes) maintains a career as a journalist and poet. A writing assignment dealing with sex and the disabled piques Mark's curiosity, and he decides ...
Style: touching, realistic, witty, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: sexual exploration, cat, sexuality, priest, therapist, poet, baseball, disability, power outage, judaism, sexual awakening, male virgin ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, san francisco, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
It's All Gone Pete Tong (2004)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Its All Gone Pete Tong is a comedy following the tragic life of legendary Frankie Wilde. The story takes us through Frankie's life from one of the best DJ's alive, through subsequent battle with a hearing disorder, culminating in his ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: disappearance, dancer, suicide attempt, party, disc jockey, comeback, recording studio, cocaine, mute or deaf, music, disability, british ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ibiza
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.4
 116K
Man on the Moon (1999)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A film about the life and career of the eccentric avant-garde comedian, Andy Kaufman.
Style: touching, realistic, tragicomedy, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: comedian, prank, tv show, actor's life, human spirit, rising to stardom, rise and fall, dying, fighting illness, celebrity culture, performer's life, show business ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, lithuania, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Look of Love (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Paul Raymond builds a porn, entertainment and real estate empire that makes him the wealthiest man in Britain, but drugs doom his beloved daughter, Debbie.
Style: realistic, offbeat, sexual, sexy, stylized ...
Plot: pornography, lifestyle, dishonesty, family problems, nightlife, porn, couples, media, artists and showbiz, drugs/alcohol, rise to the top, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 50s, year 1958 ...
Place: england, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Lady in the Van (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The true story of the relationship between Alan Bennett and the singular Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins who ‘temporarily’ parked her van in Bennett’s London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years.
Style: witty, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, elderly, misfit, social differences, golden years, friends, disorder, catholic, piano playing, nun, poverty, guilty conscience ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Dialogues of the Exiled (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chilean exiles in Paris discuss the problems facing them. They kidnap and attempt to re-educate a touring singer from their fatherland.
Plot: exile, singer, anti fascism, absurdism, kidnapping, politics, diaspora, non professional cast, dialogue driven, solidarity, dishonesty, anti fascist ...
Place: paris france, chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%