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Too Smart for strangers (1985)
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Too Smart for strangers (1985)
Original name: Too Smart for Strangers
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
Story: Winnie the Pooh, Piglet, Tigger, Owl and the rest of the gang discuss all the dangers of strangers and how you should handle yourself should you ever come face to face with a stranger.
Style: educational
Plot: basketball, car, pedophile, magician, running, sexual abuse, bear, african american, owl, bicycle, rabbit, caucasian, stranger, smoking, child molestation, cigarette smoking, car driving, van, donkey, child molester, molestation, eyeglasses, pigtails, soccer ball, hula hoop ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, feel good and semi serious films with plots about family relations, family, african american, friendship, children, girl and christmas mostly in Drama, Family and Musical genres. Some movies like Too Smart for strangers: Welcome to Pooh Corner (1983), Christmas in Canaan (2009), Rigoletto (1993), The Magic of Lassie (1978), A Country Christmas Story (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Welcome to Pooh Corner (1983)
Genre: Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Welcome to Pooh Corner is a live-action/puppet television series that aired on Disney Channel, featuring the characters from the Winnie the Pooh universe portrayed by actors in human-sized puppet suits, except Roo, who was originally a traditional ...
Plot: winnie the pooh, cartoon rabbit, cartoon bear, chroma key, cartoon pig, donkey, tiger, kangaroo, owl, bear, rabbit, pig
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Christmas in Canaan (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set in the 1960s, Christmas in Canaan is a drama about a black family and a white family that learn to love each other out of their Christian beliefs.
Style: light, atmospheric, sentimental, captivating
Plot: christmas, racial prejudice, childhood, family relations, father son relationship, african american, farm, friendship, love, rivalry, society, boy ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: texas, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Radio City Christmas Spectacular (2007)
Genre: Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The Radio City Christmas Spectacular is an annual musical holiday stage show presented at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The show features over 140 performers, lavish sets and costumes and an original musical score. The 90 minute revue ...
Plot: confetti, choreography, christmas carol, modern dance, pageant, chorus line, billboard, donkey, camel, deer, fireworks, bear ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.8
 934
Rigoletto (1993)
Genre: Family, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Things are not going well in the depression-era town of Castle Gate. Mr. Ribaldi, a mysterious rich man with a disfigured face and an abrasive personality, has just bought and moved into a long-vacant mansion. Bonnie, an adolescent girl who loves to ...
Style: serious, touching, feel good, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: artists and showbiz, rich and poor, family, musician's life, small town life, isolation, eviction, social relations, small town, estate, under the surface, depression ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Magic of Lassie (1978)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lassie is claimed from his family by a "former owner" and then braves a cross country trip to rejoin the ones that love her.
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, rescue, hopes, heroes, adventure, family, getting home, friends, animal life, family life, pets, best friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Country Christmas Story (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A starry-eyed young girl journeys from the mountains of Appalachia to the stage at Dollywood, where she discovers the impact of African-Americans on the world of country music - while at the same time competing in a country music competition for ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: ambition, family relations, couples, artists and showbiz, family, contests and competitions, love and romance, singing, small town, christmas, aspiring singer, female singer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Saturday's Warrior (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An ordinary LDS family has a teenager named Jimmy and he wonders about life and what is coming. Jimmy's sister Julie has a boyfriend on a mission who she plans to marry when he gets home. Jimmy's twin sister Pam is handicapped and is ...
Plot: large family, latter day saints, singing, immortality, heaven, afterlife, mormon, mormonism, artist, missionary, park, telephone call ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An unexpected blizzard threatens the Parton family, while at the same time Dolly's father (and his kids) make sacrifices to raise enough money to finally buy his wife the wedding ring he could never afford to give her. Meanwhile, an important ...
Plot: christmas, inheritance, church, car, uncle, son, axe, nightmare, explosion, street performer, wedding ring, angel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 6.4
 391
Mary Christmas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Californian widower Joel Wallace, a successful businessman, is a great catch in a grand mansion, but absorbed by his work. His daughter Felice writes to a TV Christmas special, hoping for a 'new mammy'.
Style: realistic, feel good, uplifting, humorous, touching ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: single parent, nanny, family relations, christmas, fall in love, hopes, tv show, wish come true, family life, parents and children, family, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Bears and I (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a man adopts three bears, he faces one of the hardest decisions of his life.
Style: semi serious, uplifting, exciting, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: wilderness, interracial relations, human animal relationship, native american, bear, family relations, culture clash, danger, military, society, disorder, animal life ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.9
 110
Together Alone (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bryan meets a man called Bill in a bar. They go back to Bryan's home and have unprotected sex. Later, they wake up and talk. Bryan discovers that Bill's real name is Brian, and that he is bisexual. They spend hours talking, covering topics ...
Plot: fellatio, oral sex, shared dream, safe sex, bed, homosexual, island, bisexual, catholic, condom, pick up, one night stand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 190
Mixed Company (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Kathy Morrison (Harris), mother of three, who helps run a "color-blind" adoption program, wants to have another biological child. Her husband, Pete (Bologna), the head coach of the Phoenix Suns, finds out he can't produce another ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Plot: family relations, adoption, juvenile delinquent, power relations, hopes, sport, sport team, youth, opposites attract, society, americana, interracial relations ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 167
Special Ed (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dr. David Edwards is a cancer specialist, and his life is his work. His only friend is Lou Rosen, 73. Lou is also David's patient, but at his age, chances are grim. Still, everyone deserves a chance, or at least that's what David thought ...
Plot: bald man, computer, receptionist, caucasian, white coat, suit and tie, pool table, medical, pool cue, african american, stethoscope, playing pool ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Littlest Victims (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tim Matheson play a doctor that treats children with AIDS. He tries to convince his colleagues that the children got the disease from their parents. Based on a true story.
Plot: doctor, medicine, syringe, needle, white coat, caucasian, eyeglasses, nurse, aids, medical, children, african american ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.9
 393
Second Glance (1992)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Dan Burgess is a Christian. Dan Burgess thinks he's not impacting anyone for the LORD. Dan Burgess thinks he's missing out on "all the fun". Dan Burgess wants out of the Christian life. Then... one day... Dan Burgess is forced to ...
Style: christian film
Plot: bully, religion, christian, desire, car, christian propaganda, alternate timeline, alternate reality, christianity, conflict, trial, high school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.2
 173
I Believe (2017)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A 9 year old boy experiences God's power in a supernatural way.
Plot: blond hair, caucasian, praying, comics, bearded man, african american, christian, god, beard, 9 year old, computer, backpack ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.4
 34K
Oliver! (1968)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist, a classic tale of an orphan who runs away from the workhouse and joins up with a group of boys headed by the Artful Dodger and trained to be pickpockets by master thief Fagin.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, kids
Plot: orphan, child abuse, street kid, thief, child in peril, the underworld, theft, dog, orphanage, kids in trouble, pickpocket, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, 1830s
Place: london, england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Akeelah and the Bee (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Eleven year-old Akeelah Anderson's life is not easy: her father is dead, her mom ignores her, her brother runs with the local gangbangers. She's smart, but her environment threatens to strangle her aspirations. Responding to a threat by ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: spelling bee, elementary school, african american, family relations, rivalry, self esteem, human spirit, hopes, human nature, single parent, prodigy, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 5.4
 972
The Stray (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young father takes his nine year old son, the family dog, and two of his son's friends backpacking in the mountains of Colorado only for all five of them to be struck by lightning.
Plot: stray dog, death of dog, on the road, wound, urination, crying baby, business meeting, full moon, dog movie, headphones, school bus, bear ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Christopher Robin (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Working-class family man Christopher Robin encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life.
Style: fairy tale, touching, uplifting, sincere, sweet
Audience: family outing
Plot: disney, winnie the pooh, teddy bear, adulthood, supportive friend, childhood, magic realism, forest, best friends, little boy, self discovery, life philosophy ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Christmas Bunny (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Christmas Bunny tells the story of a lonely foster child (Sophie Bolen) who finds a lost, injured rabbit in the woods on Christmas Eve. The rabbit is nursed back to health by The Bunny Lady (Florence Henderson), who runs a rabbit rescue in an ...
Style: sentimental, uplifting, captivating, sincere, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, family relations, friendship, pets, family life, nursing, wounded animal, coming of age, orphan, farm, rabbit, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Goodbye, Miss 4th of July (1988)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The inspiring true-life drama of 17-year-old Niki Janus. After fleeing persecution in Greece, Niki and her family immigrate to West Virginia and begin living the American Dream. Among their friends is Big John Creed, a wise and helpful handyman. But ...
Plot: greek, racism, teenage girl, immigration, world war one, black, ku klux klan, death of title character, racial prejudice, influenza, friendship, african american ...
Time: year 1916
Place: west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Whiz Kid and the Mystery at Riverton (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A 13-year-old brainiac invents an ingenious listening device, which he uses to bring a crooked city official and his pals to justice
Plot: child in peril, child abduction, reward, knocked out, walkie talkie, classroom, teacher, brother sister relationship, teenage boy, kidnapping, paperboy, town hall ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Do You Know the Muffin Man? (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Roger Dollison, a police officer, and his wife Kendra are living the American dream. They have two children, Teddy and Sandy, a lovely home, and a dog named Rex. What they know and how they live as a family is irreparably changed one day when it is ...
Plot: pedophile, sexual abuse, child molester, criminal, police, fighting the system, teacher, promise, confrontation, molestation, pedophilia, child abuse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.1
 377
The Story Lady (1991)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Grace comes to live with her daughter and son-in-law, she is eager to find a way to be useful in the community. She loves to read stories to children, and decides to read one on public access television. The response is so strong that a large ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, fairy tale
Plot: media, single parent, tv show, old lady, family, aging, elderly, family life, workplace, media satire, family relations, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.6
 39K
Annie (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An orphan in a facility run by the mean Miss Hannigan, Annie believes that her parents left her there by mistake. When a rich man named Oliver "Daddy" Warbucks decides to let an orphan live at his home to promote his image, Annie is ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: orphan, adoption, mogul, locket, microphone, child's point of view, whistling, little girl, family, cons and scams, master and servant, family relations ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, liverpool, washington d.c., manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Grizzly and the Treasure (1975)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set in 1898, the movie follows Ezra Lambert and his family as they travel from Sacramento to the Yukon gold country in search of riches. Problems arise when Ezra is injured by a grizzly bear, forcing his young son to set out in search of help.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: grizzly bear, bear, rescue, wilderness, hunting, animal trap, hot spring, very little dialogue, blizzard, hawk, greed, rabbit ...
Time: 1890s
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Girl on the Edge (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A powerful true story about the journey of a troubled teenage girl who finds healing in the most unlikely of places, and who must choose to either invest in her own recovery or succumb to the trauma of her past.
Plot: injury, rape, 15 year old, rape victim, stable, manure, teenage rape, teenage girl, teenager, family home, crying girl, mother in law ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.5
 272
Judgment (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fact-based story of a Louisiana priest accused of molesting young parishioners, and of the family of one of his victims, caught between their loyalty to their son and to their Church.
Plot: altar boy, child molester, catholic church, lawsuit, childhood sexual abuse, abuse, church, driving, sexual abuse, praying, rape, bicycle ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
And the Children Shall Lead (1985)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Mississippi in the early '60s is the setting for this story of a 12-year-old African-American girl who, along with her white friends, tries to ease increasing racial tensions.
Style: cult film
Plot: white supremacy, civil rights movement, racial tension, bullying, family, social injustice, segregation, activist, interracial relations, children, cross cultural relations, racism ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: mississippi, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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