Movies like Lea to the Rescue

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Lea to the Rescue (2016)
 5.2
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Lea to the Rescue (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Born for adventure, Lea Clark heads deep into the Brazilian rainforest, where her most exciting story awaits.
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, twists and turns, suspense
Plot: native tribe, family, female protagonist, child protagonist, strong female lead, friendship, kidnapping, jealousy, interracial relations, policewoman, little girl, mother daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, interracial friendship, husband wife relationship, amazon tribe, kidnapper, child's point of view, rain forest, missing brother, amazon, amazon rainforest, female director, dog, animals ...
Place: brazil

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Most similar movies to Lea to the Rescue

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and entertaining films with plots about friendship, family, adventure, family relations, friends, escapades and dog mostly in Adventure, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Lea to the Rescue: In Desert and Wilderness (2001), Lassie (1994), Wild Chicks (2006), Bigfoot (2009), Time Heroes (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: kidnapping, wilderness, survival, reunion, self discovery, adventure, danger, confined, siblings relations, desert, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north africa, sudan, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.9
 6K
Lassie (1994)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An update of the Lassie legend stars Thomas Guiry as a troubled city kid whose family retreats to the country, where he befriends the famous collie and changes for the better. Conflict develops when a ruthless sheep rancher causes trouble for ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, boy dog relationship, countryside, coming of age, family, friendship, pets, mischievous children, family life, teenage life, father son relationship, small town ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, virginia, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.9
 707
Wild Chicks (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Sprotte is about 12 years old and has a "gang" with her three friends Frieda, Melanie and Trude. Together the girls take Care of Sprottes grandmothers chickens. The new girl in School, Wilma, wishes to join the group, which Melanie is very ...
Style: captivating, touching, humorous
Plot: girl gang, hostility, chicken, friendship, group of friends, friendship between girls, school, female director, shotgun, mascot, chicken coop, strong female lead ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 4.3
 341
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, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: forest, friendship, rescue, adventure, friends, danger, youth, captivity, school, in the woods, sasquatch, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 4.1
 130
Time Heroes (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Berlin students Ben, Jonas, Leo, Ozzi and Sophie are on a class trip to "boring" Hildesheim. Their schedule includes visiting the medieval cathedral and witnessing a complete solar eclipse, but destiny intervenes… A bomb goes off at the ...
Style: captivating, unusual plot structure, suspense, visually appealing
Plot: female martial artist, strong female lead, friendship, cult, strong female character, tough girl, saving a life, struggle for survival, friends, group of friends, battles, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Black Stallion Returns (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: "Black" is a stunning fire-and-silk stallion celebrated the world over. But to his young American owner, Alec Ramsay (Kelly Reno), he's much more. So, when the amazing animal is stolen, Alec will stop at nothing to get him back. Alec ...
Style: humorous, tense, semi serious, unusual plot structure, melancholic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: horse, desert, friendship, kidnapping, adventure, family, heroic mission, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, youth, pets, daring rescue ...
Place: morocco, africa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 3.8
 279
Black Beauty (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A modern retelling of Anna Sewell’s classic novel, Black Beauty explores the heartfelt story of 15 year-old Audry who makes the discovery of a lifetime whilst volunteering at a city animal shelter. Rescued from an abusive owner and recovering from ...
Style: sincere, light, captivating, feel good
Plot: girl horse relationship, horse, equestrian, friendship, teenage girl, family relations, recovery, couples, salvation, horse jumping, summer, boy horse relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Treasure of Pirate's Point (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ahoy Maties! There's a treasure chest of gold buried on Pirate's Point. When the living descendant of legendary pirate Captain Vane lets Ray in on the secret, there's mutiny in the town. Now, Ray and his friends are on a mission to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, surprise ending
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, pirate, friends, rivalry, adventure, danger, family relations, treasure hunt, family life, best friends, escapades, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.0
 1K
Cheetah (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An American boy and girl, spending six months in Kenya with their scientist parents adopt a cheetah, only to realize that they must set it loose so that it can learn to hunt and be free. However, when the animal is captured by poachers planning to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: disney, child in peril, cheetah, rhinoceros, poacher, teenage life, family, elephant, adventure, mischievous children, youth, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: kenya, africa, california, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
A Mermaid's Tale (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 12-year-old Ryan moves to the town where her father was born—a bleak, dying fishing town. However, exploring the coast, she discovers a cove that is home to a mysterious girl named Coral who reveals herself to be a mermaid.
Style: sincere, captivating, unusual plot structure, suspense, tense ...
Plot: mermaid, friendship, healing power, saving a life, fisherman, mythical creature, friends, family, moving, parents and children, escapades, teenager ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.2
 840
Tom Sawyer (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany, Romania
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tom Sawyer (LOUIS HOFMANN) has a head full of pranks and drives when he invents is not just a new adventure, preferably around with his best buddy Huck Finn (LEON SEIDEL) - much to the chagrin of his Aunt Polly (HEIKE MAKATSCH) with Tom and his ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: adventure, buddies, child's point of view, adventurer, young heroes, prank, adolescence vs adulthood, false accusation, cave, escapades, friendship, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, missouri, saint petersburg, america, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Appalachian Trial (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Four children are lost in the woods during a camping trip with their parents in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains.
Style: disturbing, entertaining, captivating, christian film
Audience: family outing
Plot: hiking, father son relationship, camping, lost, lost in the woods, in the woods, forest, teamwork, family, brother sister relationship, children, kids in trouble ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: boy dog relationship, survival, wilderness, adventure, pets, friendship, dog, young heroes, danger, youth, teenage life, parents and children ...
Place: canada, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 5K
Benji (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Benji is a stray who has nonetheless worked his way into the hearts of a number of the townspeople, who give him food and attention whenever he stops by. His particular favorites are a pair of children who feed and play with him against the wishes ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: animal actor, rescue, hostage, kidnapping, friendship, dog, family, adventure, family relations, disorder, longing, youth ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After her father's ship is carried off by a sudden storm, the spunky Pippi Longstocking is stranded with her horse, Alfonso,and her pet monkey, Mr. Neilson, and takes up residence in the old family home, which is thought by neighborhood ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, light, talky ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: little girl, adventure, family relations, family, friendship, rescue, imaginary, young heroes, superhuman powers, siblings relations, disorder, mischievous children ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
White Fang 2: Myth of the White Wolf (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A boy and his dog, White Fang, must try to save the noble Haida tribe from evil white men in turn-of-the-century Alaska.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, unusual plot structure, intense ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, wilderness, family, friendship, survival, anti heroes, danger, anti hero, animal life, friends, family relations, americana ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, 1890s, 80s
Place: alaska, usa, san francisco, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.4
 82K
The BFG (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, India, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The BFG is no ordinary bone-crunching giant. He is far too nice and jumbly. It's lucky for Sophie that he is. Had she been carried off in the middle of the night by the Bloodbottler, or any of the other giants—rather than the BFG—she would ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, colourful, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: giant, little girl, imagination, magic, friendship, childhood, family, justice, adventure, queen, dream, ogre ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Lost Treasure of Sawtooth Island (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Danny Quinn (Seth Bernard) lives with one great dream... he wants to prove his late father was right about a pirate treasure in the depths of Lake Michigan.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, ghost, family relations, treasure map, rescue, young heroes, family, pirate, dealing with death, heroes, friends, single parent ...
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, wilderness, cougar, pets, orphan, adventure, family, social differences, adoption, moral dilemma, youth, getting home ...
Time: 60s
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.6
 8K
Iron Will (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Will Stoneman's father dies, he is left alone to take care of his mother and their land. Needing money to maintain it, he decides to join a cross country dogsled race. This race will require days of racing for long hours, through harsh ...
Style: touching, feel good, captivating, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog sled, train, adventure, family, underdog, hopes, contests and competitions, sport, journalism, rivalry, heroes, ambition ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: alaska, minnesota, canada, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Caddie Woodlawn (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The exciting adventures of an 11-year-old tomboy growing up in the Wisconsin frontier of the 1860s. Based on the children's book.
Style: suspense
Plot: horse, indian chief, golden retriever, practical joke, canoe, river, father daughter relationship, dog, sheep, braided hair, flower, pioneer ...
Time: 1800s, 19th century, 1860s
Place: wisconsin, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.2
 4K
Snow Buddies (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Dylan Sprouse, Jim Belushi and Kris Kristofferson lend their voices to this family-friendly tale about a feisty pack of golden retriever puppies that embarks on an Alaskan adventure. When they find themselves stranded in the northern wilderness, the ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: golden retriever, friendship, pets, against the odds, getting home, adventure, dog sled, contests and competitions, escapades, animal life, husky dog, family ...
Time: 2000s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Lost Treasure of the Knights Templar III: The Mystery of the Snake Crown (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The snake crown is stolen (or taken back) from the Knight Templars by the earth worshippers of Crete; the three kids try to retrieve it on behalf of the Knight Templars.
Plot: crown, treasure, kidnapping, friendship, tourism, teenager, child in peril, friend, boy, girl, strong female character, strong female lead ...
Place: malta
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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A Wrinkle in Time (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.
Style: colourful, entertaining, light, fairy tale, epic
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, teenager, love, journey, evil, rage, fear, courage, parents and children, good versus evil, science, siblings relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Hands off Mississippi (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Die zehnjährige Emma freut sich auf die Ferien bei Oma Dolly auf dem Land. Nach ihrer Ankunft muss sie jedoch erfahren, dass der alte Herr Klipperbusch gestorben ist und sein schmieriger Neffe Albert Gansmann, genannt „Der Alligator“, alles ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, girl horse relationship, rider horse relationship, adventure, family, friendship, animal rescue, equestrian, little girl, strong female character, grandmother granddaughter relationship, child's point of view ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mississippi, northern germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Saige Paints the Sky (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Meet nine-year old Saige, a talented artist with a passion for horses, in this modern-day story about finding your voice! Saige is excited about the new school year, until she discovers that art-her favorite class-has been cut. On top of that, her ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, friendship, school, family relations, youth, art, horse, balloon, singing, friends, teenage girl, female protagonist
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Belle and Sebastian: The Adventure Continues (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: September, 1945. Sebastian impatiently waits for the return of his friend Angelina, whom he has not seen for two years. When the plane carrying the young woman to her small village in the Alps is reported to have crashed in the mountains, Sebastian ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, feel good, exciting, light
Plot: dog, little boy, boy, friendship, boy and dog, missing person, orphan, courage, airplane accident, family secret, strong female character, mountain ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, year 1945
Place: alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: jungle, rescue, dangerous animal, friends, disorder, animal life, kids in trouble, feral man, child in peril, friendship, danger, mischievous children ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Famous Five 2 (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: For their bicycle tour to Catmoor, the friends Julian, Dick and Anne, their cousin Georgina, called George, and her dog Timmy have long looked forward to. But the camping holiday in the countryside ends with the kidnapping of Dick, confuse the two ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, danger, young heroes, friends, investigation, crimes, kidnapping, youth, best friends, heroes, escapades, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Journey of Natty Gann (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: America is in the depths of the Great Depression. Families drift apart when faraway jobs beckon. In this masterful, atmospheric adventure, a courageous young girl (Meredith Salenger) confronts overwhelming odds when she embarks on a cross-country ...
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, scenic, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: adventure, on the road, wolf, family, friendship, hopes, custody, against the odds, missing person, youth, great depression, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, year 1935, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, washington state, colorado, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%