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, humorous, light, feel good, tense, visually appealing
Plot: talking dog, friendship, family relations, dog, talking animals, children, single father, little girl, animal shelter, dog actor, pet owner relationship, dog movie, on the road, quest, belief, loyalty, singing competition, escape, dogcatcher

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and light films with plots about family, family relations, dog, pets, disorder, friendship and youth mostly in Family, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Pup Star: Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch (2002), Bailey's Billion$ (2005), To the Sea! (2009), Golden Winter (2012), Treasure Buddies (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Josh is off to his first year of college and buddy has stayed behind with joshs little sister andrea and the rest of the family. Adrea attempting to fit in with her jr. High classmates decides to join the baseball team and along the way discovers ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: golden retriever, dog, sport team, underdog, contests and competitions, rescue, fish out of water, friendship, against the odds, family life, family relations, sport ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: inheritance, talking dog, golden retriever, friendship, pets, danger, mischievous children, rescue, cons and scams, getting home, family relations, dog ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: light, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: talking dog, dogcatcher, animal protagonist, christmas, holiday, puppy, dog, animal life, love, escapades, destiny, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: feel good, ironic, sincere, light, humorous
Plot: family relations, friendship, husband wife relationship, wife husband relationship, vacation, love and romance, children, drunkenness, prank, sea, brawl, family vacation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: golden retriever, heist, family, crimes, youth, friendship, disorder, dog, christmas, family relations, friends, talking dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, young heroes, save the day, treasure hunt, escapades, danger, friends, uninhibited rivalry, legends and myths, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, puppy, pets, talking dog, family, nothing goes right, chaos and mayhem, teenage life, family relations, friends, youth, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.8
 557
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, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: forceful separation, friendship, pets, on the road, save the day, family life, disorder, road trip, dog, dog movie, farce, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, family, pets, suburbs, youth, birthday, invisibility, inventions and discoveries, disorder, friends, when the parents are away ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Zoran, My Nephew the Idiot (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Italy, Slovenia, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Paolo, passes his days dragging himself between drinking sessions in the local bar with his friends, an unsatisfying job and an infantile stalking of his ex-wife. One day, he comes across his nephew Zoran, a curious boy of fifteen, born and raised ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: adoption, contests and competitions, family relations, friendship, love, ambition, darts, wine
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, slovenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: pets, save the day, talking dog, fall in love, parents and children, family relations, nothing goes right, single parent, christmas, friendship, rivalry, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, talking animals, pets, wilderness, fish out of water, journey, beautiful scenery, wounded animal, survival ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, nevada, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, light, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, golden retriever, volleyball, beach, contests and competitions, family, youth, friends, friendship, dog movie, sport, beach volleyball ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, sincere, captivating, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, teddy bear, talking dog, friendship, adventure, rescue, heroes, getting home, youth, pets, young heroes, mischievous children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
10 Days without Mamma (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A father left in charge of his three children while mum goes away on a 10-day holiday… What could possibly go wrong?
Style: funny, humorous, feel good, light
Plot: father daughter relationship, father son relationship, family relations, children, husband wife relationship, lifestyle change, life turned upside down, love and romance, family, family life, society, responsibility ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.6
 480
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, witty, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family, family life, family relations, kidnapping, farce, youth, crimes, siblings relations, when the parents are away, talking dog, dog, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, dog, pets, family life, human dog relationship, nothing goes right, family, escapades, parents and children, silly humor, disorder, reunion ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, sweet, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, preschoolers, pre-teens ...
Plot: dog, golden retriever, family relations, sport team, sport, family, school, animal life, friendship, teenage life, friends, best friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Billy and Buddy (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Buddy is an abandoned young cocker spaniel waiting dejectedly in his cage for a kind, new owner to adopt him. Suddenly, Billy, a little boy whose hair is as red as Buddy's, appears. It's love at first sight and the beginning of a great ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, contemplative
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, parents and children, family, boy and dog, silly humor, pets, disorder, babies and infants, youth, dog
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Babysitters Beware (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Seven-year-old Danny Parker is a good kid who loves his parents. But they have to go out on business dinners all the time, leaving him stuck with a sitter. It's not so bad when it's his favorite babysitter, Janelle but he also gets stuck ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, nanny, when the parents are away, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder, little boy, save the day, rivalry, friendship, friends, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mad scientist, experiment gone awry, friendship, mischievous children, getting home, pets, family, misfit, escapades, disorder, family relations, science runs amok ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, rescue, on the road, nothing goes right, goofy hero, fish out of water, inheritance, hitchhiker, elephant, adventure, animal life, animals ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, sentimental, feel good, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: puppy, dog, family relations, pets, family, parents and children, family life, save the day, escapades, heroes, nothing goes right, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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10 Days Without Mum (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Antoine is the Head of HR of a big company. Managing people is his thing, so when his overwhelmed wife suddenly decides to go on holiday and leave him with the responsibility of the house and their four kids, he knows it will be a piece of cake for ...
Style: funny, colourful, light, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: vacation, family relations, household, family, family life, parents and children, family home, father and son, father and daughter, family problems, children, brat ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, kids
Plot: dog, family relations, human dog relationship, fish out of water, partners, pets, youth, escapades, disorder, parents and children, mistaken identity, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.7
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Yes Day (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A mom and dad who usually say no decide to say yes to their kids' wildest requests — with a few ground rules — on a whirlwind day of fun and adventure.
Style: feel good, funny, entertaining, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: family relations, parent child relationship, husband wife relationship, parents, children, parents and children, family, humour, kids and family, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, mother son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, touching, light, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: adoption, dog, orphan, siblings relations, children, mischievous children, family, family relations, disorder, nothing goes right, farce, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Pudsey the Dog: The Movie (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A heartwarming, quintessentially British adventure for all the family, PUDSEY THE DOG: THE MOVIE follows cheeky London stray dog, Pudsey, who is quite happy being a lone ranger, looking out for number one, until he meets siblings Molly (Izzy ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, sincere, light ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: save the day, social relations, friendship, pets, village, animal life, family, disorder, village life, dog, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, family relations, family, family life, follow your dream, youth, journalism, power relations, parents and children, children, mother daughter relationship, school ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1934
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio, chicago illinois, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Vampire Dog (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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, unusual plot structure, light, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: vampire, boy and dog, pets, imaginary, youth, family, pet dog, talking animals, talking dog, moving, drums, death of father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%