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The Hijacking of 'Savoy' (1979)
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The Hijacking of 'Savoy' (1979)
Original name: Pokhishchenie 'Savoi'
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Soviet Union, Poland, Bulgaria
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Polish schoolboy Janek, and Russian girl Tanya are traveling by a plane which ended up in the hands of a gang of drug dealers headed by ex Nazi criminal Henrich Scharf.
Plot: jungle, abduction, polish, runaway, ex nazi

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, semi serious and exciting films with plots about friendship, adventure, family, heroes, boy, friends and escapades mostly in Adventure, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like The Hijacking of 'Savoy': Maya (1966), The Prince and the Pauper (1972), Clowning Around (1992), The Little Ark (1972), In Desert and Wilderness (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Maya (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An American boy runs away in the Indian jungle after a fight with his father.
Plot: jungle, train, male bonding, runaway, royalty, rags to riches, snake, train station, boy, father son relationship, cheetah, elephant ...
Place: india
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The Prince and the Pauper (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A poor boy named Tom Canty and Edward, the Prince of Wales exchange identities but events force the pair to experience each other's lives as well.
Plot: medieval, royal court, prince
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 225 min.
Story: The screen version of the most famous novel by American writer Mark Twain "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer". Without a book about the adventures of Tom and his friends Huckleberry Finn and Becky Thatcher, one can not imagine the childhood of ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, realistic, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, on the lam, runaway, adventure, buddies, mischievous children, friends, misfit, escapades, coming of age, youth, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, usa, missouri, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Back to Hannibal: The Return of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn (1990)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This is yet another telling of the adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn as the two try to clear their friend Jim of murder charges.
Plot: friend, childhood friend, false accusation of murder, reporter, false accusation, friendship, trial, lawyer, court
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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 ⇓
64%
Clowning Around (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 183 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: foster home, circus, clown, eiffel tower paris, runaway
Place: australia, paris france
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The Little Ark (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This heart-rending family-oriented drama chronicles the adventure of two Dutch children who temporarily lose their father and mother during the great flood of 1953. Fortunately, they and their animals are taken in by a salty old boatman who helps ...
Plot: child in peril, flood, church, children, drowning
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Rascals and Robbers: The Secret Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The adventures and misadventures of Tom and Huck on the Mississippi River in Missouri with their involvement when they fall in with a gang of con artists, take up with a ragtag circus, help a freed slave buy his sister's freedom, and then see a ...
Plot: con men, countryside, mark twain, robbery, friendship, children, child's point of view, false accusation, criminal, carnival, scheme, chase
Time: 1850s
Place: mississippi river, mississippi, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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 ⇓
58%
Guns in the Heather (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Walt Disney's 3-part made-for-TV feature, The Secret of Boyne Castle (1969), originally shown on "Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color" (the new title for "Disneyland"), re-edited into feature film form for European ...
Plot: desertion, defection, espionage, spy, disney, prospector, bound and gagged, tourist, student, physicist, dungeon, truth serum ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Belle and Sebastian, Friends for Life (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: 12 year-old Sebastian has decided not to follow his father and Angelina to Canada, deciding to stay in the alps to watch over Belle who has now become the mother of three beautiful pups. When a stranger arrives claiming to be Belle’s rightful ...
Style: touching, sincere, scenic, suspenseful, stylized ...
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Plot: dog, boy dog relationship, friendship, abduction, search and rescue, human animal relationship, friends, villain, escape, violent man, mountain, animal human communication ...
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55%
Luana, the Girl Tarzan (1968)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A girl searching a forbidding jungle for her missing father stumbles upon a savage jungle girl.
Plot: jungle, explorer, jungle girl, arm wrestling, loincloth, rain, storm, missing father
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Jennie Project (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Hugo Archibald is a doctor and brings home a wide variety of exotic animal species. The latest animal he brings home is a chimpanzee named Jennie. Dr. Archibald is not home very much, and Andrew feels he does not care about him. And Lea his wife ...
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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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Three Fat Men (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on a famous fairytale by Yuri Olesha.
Plot: palace, revolution, rebellion, secret passageway, dictator, secret passage, acrobat, circus, prince, kitchen
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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
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The Black Stallion Returns (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
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Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Angelino Jack Robinson gets a new job in Australia, he decides to take his sissy wife Ann, brave sons Shane and Todd and wining daughter Elisabeth 'Lizzy' by sailing yacht from Hong Kong to Syndney. The gun he gets thrown in by ...
Style: serious
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Mistress of the Apes (1979)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: psychotronic
Plot: jungle, exploitation, rape, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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Genre: Adventure, Family
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Style: sincere, light, captivating, feel good
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Wild Chicks (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Family
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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
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Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Nikki, Wild Dog of the North (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A family film about Nikki, a half-wolf, half-dog raised in the Yukon during the gold rush era. After being separated from her master, Nikki must fend for herself amidst bears, the harsh Yukon weather, and a trapper who wants her skin.
Style: exciting, serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: wilderness, canadian, heroes, adventurer, pets, orphan, animal life, defiant, friends, survival, friendship, forces of nature ...
Time: 60s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
My Side of the Mountain (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, feel good, touching
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Lippel's Dream (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Lippel is alone with a new housekeeper while his father, a cook, is away on business. The housekeeper is very strict and shows no appreciation for Lippel. Then Lippel finds new friends and a tale from the book "One Thousand and One Nights".
Plot: story continued during end credits, personal growth, dog, friendship, courage, overcoming fear, housekeeper
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Flying Liftboy (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, holland, new york, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Ride a Wild Pony (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Scott, a poor farm boy, is given a wild pony from a wealthy ranch owner's herd to ride to and from school. Scott and his pony soon become an inseparable team, until one day the pony suddenly disappears. Soon after, the ranch owner's ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: farm, school, horse, pony, adventure, rise and fall, rescue, family, animal life, family relations, disability, friends ...
Time: 1910s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Treasure Island (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: UK, France, Italy, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Young Jim Hawkins finds himself serving with pirate captain Long John Silver in search of a buccaneer's treasure, in this short adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ship, island, treasure hunt, young heroes, betrayal, pirate, rivalry, escapades, tragic hero, heroes, family, rebellion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Terror of the Bloodhunters (1962)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An escaped prisoner flees to the South American jungle, where he must survive not only wild animals and disease but also a ferocious Indian tribe.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: jungle, snake, tribe, prison escape, political prisoner, python
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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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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To Be King (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The seventeen year old Stach is faced with five impossible assignments he has to complete in order to become king. Things do not go as easily as the boisterous Stach had expected, especially when he is confronted with matters of life and death.
Style: semi serious, captivating, light, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: king, assignment, adventure, against the odds, escapades, ambition, palaces castles and temples, teenager, tower, reporter, corruption, friendship ...
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