Movies like The Big Stuffed Dog

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The Big Stuffed Dog (1981)
 7.3
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The Big Stuffed Dog (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A large stuffed Snoopy toy goes astray at an airport baggage area, and gets involved with various travelers.
Plot: dog, cartoon dog, biker, motorcycle, hospital, balloon, airport, grandfather, airplane trip, grandmother, carnival, nurse, motorcycle gang, peanuts, vignette, stuffed animal

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Most similar movies to The Big Stuffed Dog

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about dog, family relations, family, children, disorder, friendship and mentor mostly in Comedy, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like The Big Stuffed Dog: Marley & Me (2008), Beethoven (1992), Chestnut: Hero of Central Park (2004), Hounded (2001), Savages from Hell (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
It's the Girl in the Red Truck, Charlie Brown (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Spike waves to a young woman driving a red pickup truck through the desert of Needles, California every day; it is the highlight of his day. In this combined animated and live-action special, we meet an aerobics instructor, Jenny, who wants to be a ...
Plot: part animation, cartoon dog, hunter, frisbee, pickup truck, aerobics, surrealism, truck, restaurant, friendship, diner, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.1
 144K
Marley & Me (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A newly married couple who, in the process of starting a family, learn many of life's important lessons from their trouble-loving retriever, Marley. Packed with plenty of laughs to lighten the load, the film explores the highs and lows of ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sad, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: dog, pets, family, family relations, journalist, chaos and mayhem, parenthood, marriage, death of dog, newlyweds, friends, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, miami, usa, ireland, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.7
 64K
Beethoven (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Newton family live in their comfortable home, but there seems to something missing. This "hole" is filled by a small puppy, who walks into their home and their lives. Beethoven, as he is named, grows into a giant of a dog... a St ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, sincere, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: dog, puppy, pets, family, children, nothing goes right, parents and children, family life, suburbs, rescue, family relations, animal rescue ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Crazy World of Julius Vrooder (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After returning home from the war, Vietnam veteran Julius Vrooder resides in a veteran's hospital, where he has been vaguely diagnosed as "psychiatrically impaired." Taking the news with an air of initially lighthearted defiance, ...
Plot: veteran, hospital, escape, nurse, paranoia, highway, homecoming, prankster, vietnam veteran, nonconformity, freeway, telephone ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Chestnut: Hero of Central Park (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Ray and Sal, two orphaned sisters, adopt and hide a Great Dane puppy from their two adopted parents living in a luxury downtown New York apartment that expressely forbids dogs.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, human animal relationship, mischievous children, family life, pets, animal life, youth, reincarnation, parents and children, disorder, adoption, family ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.1
 914
Hounded (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A teenager ends up being hounded by a well-groomed and seemingly cute and tiny dog that actually turns out to be a nightmare of a beast.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: teenage boy, dog, mischievous children, nothing goes right, eccentric family, young heroes, teenage life, adventure, pets, family life, disorder, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Savages from Hell (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When the leader of a vicious motorcycle gang finds a farmworker's son flirting with his woman, he beats the boy senseless, then kidnaps the farmworker's daughter.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: kidnapping, motorcycle, motorcycle gang, biker, attempted rape
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Chilly Christmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old Bobby Cole and his dog Chilly are best friends, living happily in their Southern California beach house. But when Bobby's father Patrick (C. Thomas Howell), a single parent and police detective, accepts a job in New York City, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pets, christmas, dog, family relations, crimes, parents and children, disorder, youth, father son relationship, single parent, best friends, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 5.0
 550
First Dog (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A foster boy is befriended by a lost dog who turns out to belong to the President of the United States. The boy decides to run away from the foster home to return the canine to the White House -- "Because it's the right thing to do!"
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: president, adventure, boarding school, on the road, family, boy, dog, couples, society, boarding school life, obsessive quest, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 53
Tiger (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Josh Baker is the youngest son of the rambunctious but loving Baker family who live in a sunny beach side California suburb. He is constantly teased by his brother John and his sisters Erica and Lisa, misunderstood by his parents Andrea and Rick, ...
Style: suspense
Plot: extreme sports, talking dog, dog, boy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
One Christmas Eve (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A series of mishaps threaten a recently divorced mom's attempts to make her two kids' first Christmas "without dad" perfect.
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: nothing goes right, disorder, single parent, family relations, family, parents and children, christmas eve, life turned upside down, fall in love, puppy, strong female presence, security guard ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.9
 20K
Simon Birch (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Simon Birch tells the story of Joe and Simon's heart-warming journey of friendship. Simon Birch was born with a condition that makes him much smaller than all the other kids in town. Now, due to his condition, Simon thinks God made him this way ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, humorous, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, destiny, family relations, illegitimate son, buddies, hopes, obsessive quest, child illness, family problems, coming of age, life philosophy, happy ending ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, quarry, 50s, 1960s ...
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.3
 204
Digger (1993)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young boy is sent to live with relatives when his parents break up. He befriends a dying boy who has an eerie connection with nature.
Plot: dog, psychic, heart disease, family relations, father son relationship, friendship, boy, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Happiness Is... (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Humorous adventures and dangerous escapades of young Mike Adams and his mischievous friends. Together, they learn when character counts. This delightful, Tom Sawyer-like story presents the adventures of Mike Adams and his mischievous friends. Their ...
Style: christian film
Plot: forgiveness, religious conversion, child protagonist, friendship, prayer, lie, tomboy, hymn, cellar, milkman, locked in a basement, christianity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 9K
Wiener-Dog (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Wiener-Dog tells several stories featuring people who find their life inspired or changed by one particular dachshund, who seems to be spreading a certain kind of comfort and joy. Man’s best friend starts out teaching a young boy some contorted ...
Plot: veterinarian, dachshund, dog, hiding place, egg, cancer, art exhibition, explosive, grandmother, dog feces, gift, truck ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 19K
My Dog Skip (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A shy boy is unable to make friends in Yazoo City, Mississippi in 1942, until his parents give him a terrier puppy for his ninth birthday. The dog, which he names Skip, becomes well known and loved throughout the community and enriches the life of ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, uplifting, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, small town, americana, baseball, dog, family, lifestyle, youth, world war two, coming of age, dog movie, child's point of view ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, southern usa, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, feel good, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: small town, father daughter relationship, single father, dog, mischievous children, friendship, loneliness, family relations, pets, adaptation, beautiful scenery, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.3
 49
Summerdog (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this heart-tugging kids movie, a vacationing family finds an abandoned mutt and kindly decide to name him Hobo and take him to their home in the big city. When their wicked landlord finds out about the pooch, he threatens to boot them out. ...
Plot: vacation, landlord, family relations, dog, pets
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 7.1
 8K
My Bodyguard (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Clifford Peach (Chris Makepeace), an easygoing teenager, is finding less than easy to fit in at his new high school, where a tough-talking bully (Matt Dillon) terrorizes his classmates and extorts their lunch money. Refusing to pay up, Clifford ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: high school, friendship, gang, hotel, basketball, motorcycle, bodyguard, bully, coming of age, youth, hopes, getting along ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
 2K
Rent-a-Kid (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Harry Habert, owner of a rent office has an original idea: To rent babies from a nearby orphanage to the local families. He rents the Ward brothers to his first customers...
Style: humorous, light, funny, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: adoption, orphan, mischievous children, siblings relations, nothing goes right, disorder, children, family, family relations, dog, farce, youth ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Tjorven, Batsman, and Moses (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Vesterman has found a young seal in his fishing nets in the outskirts of the archipelago. When he comes back to the Saltkråkan island he gives the seal to Tjorven, who names it Moses. Peter Malm, a visitor who works at the Zoological Institute in ...
Plot: seal the animal, children, fox, dog
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Problem Child 2 (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Junior and his father, Ben, move from Cold River to Mortville. Junior becomes threatened by Ben's desire to date again and find a new mother for Junior, and sabotages each of his dates.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good, sequel to cult film ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: prank, single parent, fall in love, parents and children, family, farce, friends, small town, friendship, family relations, mischievous children, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.4
 202
Cinnamon (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: University professor Madeline Walters isn’t doing too well in the dating game. Good men are hard to find, so she’s happy spending time with her Maltese puppy Cinnamon, and her precocious teenage daughter Chloe.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: disorder, animal life, single parent, fall in love, nothing goes right, family, love and romance, save the day, parents and children, family relations, pets, talking dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Story of White Coat: Indecent Acts (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Poor virginal Shinobu! Her dream is to become a nurse and live a comfortable life, but that dream turns into a nightmare when she becomes the object of obsession for Junior, the sex crazed son of a major shareholder at the hospital where she works. ...
Plot: sexy nurse, nurse, pantyhose, female stockinged legs, virgin, hospital
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Secondhand Lions (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: "Secondhand Lions" follows the comedic adventures of an introverted boy left on the doorstep of a pair of reluctant, eccentric great-uncles, whose exotic remembrances stir the boy's spirit and re-ignite the men's lives.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: greed, fish out of water, adventure, money, family, eccentric family, adventurer, family secret, youth, disorder, odd couple, young at heart ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 1910s, 60s
Place: texas, usa, africa, france, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
 115K
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: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: cat, farm, horse, heroism, friendship, dog, talking animals, prejudice, farmer, underdog, animal life, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.1
 184
Hog Wild (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A boy (Tim Warner), expelled from military school, returns home to his fathers disappiontment. He discovers that a motorcycle gang has been terrorizing his high school, and falls in love with the girlfriend (Angie Barnes) of the gang's leader ...
Plot: motorcycle gang, nerd, motorcycle race, biker, revenge, friendship, teenager, motorcycle, high school student
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Christmas with Tucker (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: While coming to terms with his dad's recent passing in a tractor accident, 13-year-old George McCray is living with his grandparents on their Kansas farm. George misses his mom, Jill, who has moved to Minnesota to deal with her grief, but there ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, feel good
Plot: golden retriever, christmas, dog, power of love, reunion, grief, death of father, human animal relationship, christmas movie, grandfather, grandmother, grandparents ...
Time: 2010s
Place: minnesota, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.1
 132K
We Bought a Zoo (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Benjamin has lost his wife and, in a bid to start his life over, purchases a large house that has a zoo – welcome news for his daughter, but his son is not happy about it. The zoo is in need of renovation and Benjamin sets about the work with the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, uplifting, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: countryside, starting over, happy ending, single father, zoo, animals, school expulsion, coping, responsibility, hopes, teenage boy, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Turn Right by the Yellow Dog (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A fair point, considering the father happens to be dead! Philip is a successful architect with little or no time for his 16-year-old son. When his own father dies, Philip suddenly realises the pain of having been abandoned years ago. Enter Karl, a ...
Plot: father son relationship, dog, broken arm, theater, funeral, death, cigar smoking, garden, retirement home, family relations, flying
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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