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Long Way North (2015)
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Long Way North (2015)
Original name: Tout en haut du monde
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, Denmark, Belgium, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: 1892, Saint Petersburg. Sasha, a young Russian aristocrat, has always been fascinated by her grandfather's life as an adventurer. A renowned explorer, he designed a magnificent arctic ship, but he hasn't returned from his last expedition to the North Pole. To save her family's honor, Sasha runs away. Headed towards the Great North, she follows her grandfather's trail in search of his famous ship.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, touching
Audience: kids
Plot: ship, sea captain, coming of age, journey, north pole, hunger, grandfather granddaughter relationship, food shortage, dog, teenager, adventure, family, friendship, family relations, couples, arctic, horse, fight, train, food, snow, hotel, job, teenage girl, boat ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, exciting, captivating and feel good films with plots about friendship, family, adventure, escapades, danger, friends and youth mostly in Animation, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like Long Way North: Leafie, a Hen Into the Wild (2011), Tibetan Dog (2011), The Little Polar Bear (2001), White Fang (2018), Song of the Sea (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Leafie, a Hen Into the Wild (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: South Korea
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on a bestselling preteen novel of the same title that has sold more than 1 million copies in Korea, “Leafie, A Hen into the Wild” is about a laying hen named Leafie who is destined to live the “same old” repetitive life confined on the ...
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Tibetan Dog (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jiantan is a young boy who has to leave Xi'an after the death of his mother to go deep into the Tibetan prairies to start living with the father he barely remembers. His dad, LaGeBa, is a busy doctor who decided to depart from the city and ...
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The Little Polar Bear (2001)
Genre: Animation, Family, Adventure
Country: Germany
Duration: 78 min.
Story: This charming animated adventure follows a young polar bear, Lars, as he befriends Robbie, a seal. Together, these two form a friendship that proves different breeds of animals can get along perfectly well.
Style: touching, feel good, entertaining, sweet, exciting ...
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Plot: polar bear, friendship, adventure, mischievous children, youth, escapades, bear, best friend, figment, friends, disorder, ship ...
Place: antarctica, holland, antarctic
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White Fang (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama
Country: France, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A loyal wolfdog’s curiosity leads him on the adventure of a lifetime while serving a series of three distinctly different masters.
Style: touching, rough, sincere, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, kids
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
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Duration: 86 min.
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Plot: self discovery, adventure, talking animals, friendship, friends, escapades, survival, obsessive quest, youth, journey, explorer, diving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Song of the Sea (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Ireland, Denmark, Belgium, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of the last Seal Child’s journey home. After their mother’s disappearance, Ben and Saoirse are sent to live with Granny in the city. When they resolve to return to their home by the sea, their journey becomes a race against time as ...
Style: touching, colourful, emotional, fairy tale, captivating ...
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Plot: adventure, young heroes, folklore, supernatural, supernatural ability, children, celtic, getting home, curses spells and rituals, lighthouse, ocean, legends and myths ...
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Calamity (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Western
Country: France, Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 1863, a convoy in the American West, Martha Jane needs to learn how to take care of horses to drive the family wagon. Except she ends up wearing pants and cutting her hair. The scandal that its stark character provokes will force to face all the ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, touching, tense, unusual plot structure ...
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Stormy Night (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A goat named Mei wanders into a barn one night seeking shelter from a storm. In the barn, the goat meets another refugee. The two can neither see nor smell each other, but never the less they huddled together fending off the cold, and begin to talk. ...
Style: emotional, semi serious, allegory, sentimental, touching
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An epic story of survival and the power of true friendship, set against an Arctic backdrop. In this new adventure the little polar bear, Lars tries to help the singing penguin Caruso. But the evil polar bear Kalle wants to get rid Caruso. During ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, exciting, humorous, epic
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
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Duration: 78 min.
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Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
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Style: feel good, exciting, semi serious, humorous
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75%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hunter X Hunter: Phantom Rouge (2013)
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Western
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Style: feel good, inspirational, touching, sentimental, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
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