Movies like Pup Star

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Pup Star (2016)
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Pup Star (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Yorkshire Terrier, competing in a televised singing competition, is separated from her owner by an opportunist dog pound worker.
Style: road movie
Plot: talking dog, dog, on the road, friendship, talking animals, family relations, quest, belief, children, single father, loyalty, little girl, singing competition, animal shelter, escape, dog actor, pet owner relationship, dogcatcher, dog movie

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Most similar movies to Pup Star

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and light films with plots about dog, family relations, family, pets, friendship, friends and disorder mostly in Family, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Pup Star: Bailey's Billion$ (2005), Tiger (1997), Treasure Buddies (2012), Marmaduke (2010), Marley & Me: The Puppy Years (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bailey's Billion$ (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sweet and savvy talking golden retriever, Bailey, is one doggone lucky pooch when his devoted owner, Constance Pennington, leaves him her entire billion-dollar fortune. Bailey is lucky, that is, until he becomes the target of an elaborately-designed ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sweet
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: talking dog, inheritance, pets, friendship, danger, mischievous children, rescue, cons and scams, animal life, getting home, family relations, golden retriever ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Shelby: The Dog Who Saved Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This isn't just a Christmas miracle... It's Christmas magic! In this heart-warming family tale, rescue dog Shelby manages to escape the dog pound on Christmas Eve and runs straight into the arms of little Jake (John Paul Ruttan, Robocop). ...
Style: feel good, touching, light, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: talking dog, animal protagonist, dogcatcher, holiday, dog, christmas, puppy, animal life, hopes, adventure, pets, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 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 ⇓
90%
Treasure Buddies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Disney's irresistible talking puppies are back in an all-new movie that takes them halfway across the world to the ruins of ancient Egypt. With the help of some exotic new friends, this epic adventure is a treasure trove of pure Buddy fun. In a ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, adventure, friendship, animal life, young heroes, save the day, treasure hunt, pets, escapades, youth, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Aussie and Ted's Great Adventure (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Aussie, a lovable Australian mutt, embarks on a mission to return his young owner's missing Teddy Bear.
Style: semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dog, talking dog, friendship, teddy bear, pets, animal life, family life, disorder, best friends, family relations, friends, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.3
 14K
Marmaduke (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When Phil and Debbie Winslow relocate from their native Kansas to the sunny climes of Orange County, their big-hearted, havoc-wreaking Great Dane gets a taste of the dog's life, California-style.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: talking dog, talking cat, animal life, pets, nothing goes right, friends, fish out of water, suburbs, family, family relations, disorder, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Marley & Me: The Puppy Years (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fall into puppy love with “the world’s worst dog”, who now has a frisky voice and an attitude to match. Join Marley for his mischievous puppy years, as he and his summer pal, Bodie Grogan, wreak havoc on a neighborhood dog contest. Marley ...
Style: sentimental, exciting, humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, nothing goes right, pets, puppy, talking dog, friends, family relations, teenage life, youth, chaos and mayhem, family, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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 ⇓
60%
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Super Buddies (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When the five puppies stumble upon the Five Power Rings of Inspiron (alien artifacts abandoned on Earth 16 years ago), they all develop super powers, and are enlisted in Captain Canine's battle against the evil Darkon alien Commander Drex. ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: talking dog, supernatural ability, good versus evil, save the world, adventure, superhero, friendship, buddies, danger, disney, golden retriever, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.5
 424
Step Dogs (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a pampered Hollywood pooch is sent up to North to live with a wise cracking farm-mutt, all leashes are off.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: when the parents are away, family relations, family, siblings relations, crimes, kidnapping, farce, family life, youth, dog, talking dog, thief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Remake of the popular Disney classic, this time featuring some well known voices as two dogs and a cat trek across America encountering all sorts of adventures in the quest to be reunited with their owners.
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, cat, adventure, friendship, wilderness, pets, talking animals, fish out of water, journey, wounded animal, survival, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.2
 297
Golden Winter (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A runaway boy befriends a pack of homeless puppies. Together, they stop a bank robbery and find a family to adopt them all.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: heist, crimes, family, youth, friendship, disorder, christmas, dog, golden retriever, friends, family relations, talking dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Beethoven's 3rd (2000)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Everyone's favorite St. Bernard returns in this family film about man's best friend. Richard Newton, his wife Beth and kids Brennan and Sara shove off in their camper for a road trip. Along the way, they gain a new passenger: slobbery ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: pets, family life, family relations, dog, silly humor, good versus evil, on the road, disorder, partners, reunion, odd couple, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.9
 543
Cool Dog (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jimmy lives in the tranquil town of Eagle Rock, Louisiana, with his father, stepmother and his best friend Rainy, a German Shepherd. When Jimmy's father gets a promotion, the family must relocate to an apartment in New York City that has a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, road movie, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: forceful separation, on the road, save the day, friendship, pets, family life, disorder, road trip, dog movie, family relations, friends, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 416
To the Sea! (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Russia
Story: Three young Russian families go for winter vacations to an unnamed exotic country, intending to rent a beach condo. However due to numerous comedic obstacles they never make it to the beach, staying at the hotel for the entire trip.
Style: light, humorous, feel good, ironic, sincere
Plot: family relations, friendship, vacation, wife husband relationship, children, brawl, love and romance, prank, drunkenness, sea, family vacation, beach
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Doggie Tails, Vol. 1: Lucky's First Sleep-Over (2003)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 32 min.
Story: It's Lucky's first night away from home and it's scary... Until her kennel friends show her that a little independence can be Big Doggie Fun!
Plot: dog, talking dog
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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 ⇓
40%
Giddy Vacations (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Hungary
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A family of boisterous children expect their father to organize a really exciting holiday. So when the chance comes up of spending it on a boat, the Ramona, it seems that the problem is solved.
Plot: pets, dog, wheelchair, child, boat, children, campfire, family relations, climbing through a window, pet, holiday, vacation
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Dog for Christmas (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The entire family stays at Dave and Sandy's home for the holidays. Kassandra wants a puppy for Christmas, but Mom and Dad aren't ready for that. Will Santa grant Kassandra's only wish for Christmas?
Plot: winter, family relations, christmas, dog, santa claus, dog movie, christmas movie
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Richie Rich: A Christmas Story (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After getting blamed for spoiling Christmas, the richest kid in the world wishes he'd never been born. Unfortunately, a wishing machine, invented by professor Keenbean, picked up the wish and made it come true. Now Richie finds himself in a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, parallel world, misfit, imaginary, mischievous children, family, disorder, family life, youth, winter, museum, running ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Finn on the Fly (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: FINN ON THE FLY is a madcap comedy filled with wild chases, mistaken identity and young romance.
Style: semi serious, offbeat, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mad scientist, family, experiment gone awry, friends, family relations, misfit, friendship, disorder, animal life, pets, reincarnation, getting home ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Air Bud: Golden Receiver (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Josh and Buddy move from basketball to American football in this first of several sequels to the original Air Bud.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, football movie ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: dog, kidnapping, family relations, sport team, american football, sport, family, school, animal life, rivalry, friendship, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
I Didn't Do It! (1999)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old Martin is a basically good boy. Unfortunately each time he decides to give a hand things end in disaster. This summer, he has been invited to spend a vacation at the Hotel Nautilus by his friend Vincent's parents. This is a ...
Plot: paint, father son relationship, boy, friendship, friend, family relations, hotel, summer vacation, fictional war, tree, lake, house ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Abner, the Invisible Dog (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bullied teen stumbles into possession of a top-secret government formula that turns his dog invisible and gives it the power of speech.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, friendship, pets, family, suburbs, youth, birthday, invisibility, inventions and discoveries, when the parents are away, farce, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.2
 1K
Vampire Dog (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: VAMPIRE DOG is a feature length family film about finding courage and discovering that you belong. Ace, a 12-year-old boy is new in middle school. His grandfather from Transylvania passes away at the ripe age of 99, and sends him his dog, Fang, to ...
Style: not serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: vampire, pets, youth, pet dog, boy and dog, family, imaginary, children, death of father, moving, school, talking animals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Look Who's Talking Now (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Samantha LeBon hatches a scheme to spend a romantic Christmas with her new employee -- the unsuspecting, blithesome James -- his wife, their kids and their two dogs, Rocks and Daphne, must rescue him before he makes a terrible mistake.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: puppy, dog, family relations, pets, family, heroes, save the day, love and romance, parents and children, nothing goes right, escapades, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Air Bud: Spikes Back (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In Disney's fifth installment to the franchise, Air Bud finds that he has the uncanny ability to play volleyball.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, sincere, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, golden retriever, volleyball, beach, friends, youth, family, contests and competitions, animal life, friendship, dog movie, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Beethoven's 4th (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The family is pleasantly surprised and puzzled when Beethoven suddenly becomes obedient. Turns out it's a prince and the pauper scenario, with the real Beethoven now living with a pompous rich family.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, dog, disorder, silly humor, mistaken identity, escapades, adolescence vs adulthood, young heroes, anti heroes, mischievous children, heroes, family ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Larger Than Life (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Motivational Speaker Jack Corcoran is determined to get his career off the ground, but the biggest gigs he can get are the ones nobody wants. Then one day, he receives a telegram that his circus clown father has passed away, and has left a ...
Style: feel good, light, funny, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, rescue, on the road, nothing goes right, animal life, goofy hero, fish out of water, inheritance, hitchhiker, elephant, adventure, animals ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Great Depression hits home for nine year old Kit Kittredge when her dad loses his business and leaves to find work. Oscar nominee Abigail Breslin stars as Kit, leading a splendid cast in the first ever "American Girl" theatrical movie. ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, family relations, family, family life, follow your dream, parents and children, youth, power relations, journalism, children, mother daughter relationship, school ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio, chicago illinois, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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