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, drug addict, street musician, homeless, pet cat, human animal relationship, addiction, singer, moral transformation, drug dealer, veterinarian, vegan, frog, pharmacist, arrest, love interest, guitar, pharmacy, convenience store, blonde woman, second chance, parking ticket, talking to an animal, junkie, canned food ...

Most similar movies to A Street Cat Named Bob

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, semi serious and sentimental films with plots about cat, family, runaway, mentor, dialogue, catastrophe and storytelling 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
 19K
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, animals, family, love, transformation, father daughter relationship, 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, death, family, pets, human animal relationship, loneliness, loss of friend, animals, 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: based on true events, sentimental, touching, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, pets, human animal relationship, friends, animal life, obsessive quest, on the road, family, wilderness, ambition, death, search ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
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: rabbit, death of daughter, bird, human animal relationship, bird cage, funeral, death, turkey the bird, loss of daughter, dog, cat, killing an animal ...
⇓ 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, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, friendship, cat, wilderness, pets, talking animals, fish out of water, journey, adventure, survival, family, getting home ...
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, friends, family relations, small town life, pets, family life, disorder, coming of age ...
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, offbeat ...
Audience: kids
Plot: parrot, thief, girl, mexican american, research, family, adventure, friendship, disorder, pets, friends, animal life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: cross country, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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.
Style: based on memoir
Plot: cat, forgery, drunkenness, singing, deception, lesbian, criminal, female protagonist, courtroom, waitress, snowing, bartender ...
Time: year 1991
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 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: touching, offbeat, sentimental, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Plot: cat, pets, hopes, singleness, life turned upside down, introspection, haunted by the past, disorder, loneliness, megaphone, neighbor, pet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: selfishness, heroin, egoism, egocentrism, egoist, homeless man, motivational speaker, homeless, addiction, drug addiction, heroin addict, heroin addiction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, bicycle, first love, soccer match, kite, cat, children
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, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: cat, farm, friendship, dog, prejudice, mouse, underdog, horse, farmer, alarm clock, sheep, grandson ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Traveling Cat Chronicles (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Nana is the cutest girl. She is also smart and aware of her talents. She has paws and purrs. Her father Satoru cannot take of her anymore and must give her up. He searches for someone to take care of Nana and begins visiting people who may be good ...
Plot: cat, japanese girl, based on a novel, japanese woman
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, family relations, friends, parents and children, family, youth, homeless, child protagonist, conservative, homeless man, husband wife relationship, prime minister ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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 ⇓
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: sexy, humorous, sincere, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sex, journalist, sexual relations, romance, self discovery, journalism, media, womanizer, couples, looking for sex, unlikely couple, private vs public ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ 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, lifestyle, society, eviction, oldtimer, parents and children, estate, elderly, family relations, family life, eccentric family, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 70s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: village, cat, veterinarian, animal life, pets, dealing with death, family, friendship, death in the family, family life, afterlife, youth ...
Time: 1910s
Place: scotland, europe, britain, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 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: bathtub, jazz club, obsessive love, sex in car, taxi driver, cat, taking a bath, love hate, hit in the crotch, poker, talking to the audience, old friends ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An adaptation of Barbara Gordon's nonfiction account of her addiction to Valium.
Style: gloomy, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: drug abuse, filmmaking, rehabilitation, addiction, artists and showbiz, down on your luck, life is a bitch, misfit, junkie, drug addiction, drug addict, valium
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: captivating, semi serious, witty, clever, stylized ...
Plot: pornography, lifestyle, starlet, society, showbiz, dishonesty, nightlife, family problems, couples, ambition, media, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 70s, year 1958 ...
Place: england, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.4
 726
Wired (1989)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The ghost of John Belushi looks back on his troubled life and career.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: ghost, drug abuse, show business, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, desire for fame, addiction, couples, custody, showbiz, misfit ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.9
 156K
Ed Wood (1994)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The mostly true story of the legendary "worst director of all time", who, with the help of his strange friends, filmed countless B-movies without ever becoming famous or successful.
Style: gothic, humorous, sentimental, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: actor, friendship, hollywood, misfit, showbiz, transvestism, actress, filmmaking, desire for fame, ambition, depression, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, short skirt, japanese girl, japanese schoolgirl, mini skirt, cat, missing girl
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.7
 48K
The Soloist (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless Juilliard-trained musician, while looking for a new article for the paper.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: prodigy, mental illness, cello, musician, homeless, music, life is a bitch, musician's life, rich and poor, misfit, unlikely partners, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Postcards from the Edge (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Substance-addicted Hollywood actress Suzanne Vale is on the skids. After a spell at a detox centre her film company insists as a condition of continuing to employ her that she live with her mother Doris Mann, herself once a star and now a champion ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: hollywood, mother daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, rehabilitation, filmmaking, addiction, drug abuse, parents and children, family problems, drug addict, life is a bitch, self discovery ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.0
 30K
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: music band, rock, singer, drummer, businessman, death of daughter, guitar, death of friend, drum, drug, bassist, band ...
⇓ 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: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, airplane, dog, cat, monkey, young heroes, heroes, animal life, pets, rivalry, friendship, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.6
 96K
Burnt (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Adam Jones is a Chef who destroyed his career with drugs and diva behavior. He cleans up and returns to London, determined to redeem himself by spearheading a top restaurant that can gain three Michelin stars.
Style: entertaining, inspirational, exciting, talky, emotional ...
Plot: chef, kitchen, restaurant, redemption, cooking, drug addict, career, abused woman, manipulative behavior, mentor, love, cook ...
Place: new orleans, london
⇓ 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, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: elderly, friendship, social differences, misfit, friends, golden years, disorder, british, fatal accident, guilty conscience, pianist, old woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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