Movies like A Walton Thanksgiving Reunion

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A Walton Thanksgiving Reunion (1993)
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A Walton Thanksgiving Reunion (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The fourth Waltons reunion TV movie is set in the 1960s , with John-Boy still living in New York, trying to persuade his fiancée to marry him. Meanwhile, Ben and Cindy's daughter Virginia has died, and Cindy is finding life very lonely without her. She tells Ben that she would dearly love to adopt another baby, but Ben feels that it is not a good idea. Ben argues with his father about buying a new truck for their lumber company, but John keeps insisting that they can't afford it. Elsewhere, Erin now has three children and is separated from Paul. Her decision to start seeing another man causes some indignation among the other Walton family members. Ike and Corabeth become grandparents when Aimee has a daughter, while Elizabeth returns from Europe and reunites with Drew, her old beau.
Plot: thanksgiving, family, kennedy assassination, family reunited
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: virginia, southern usa

Most similar movies to A Walton Thanksgiving Reunion

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, serious and sentimental films with plots about family, family relations, friendship, youth, friends, adventure and father daughter relationship mostly in Drama, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like A Walton Thanksgiving Reunion: Spencer's Mountain (1963), Lassie's Great Adventure (1963), And the Children Shall Lead (1985), The Tattooed Police Horse (1964), In Your Wildest Dreams (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Spencer's Mountain (1963)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Clay Spencer is a hard-working man who loves his wife and large family. He is respected by his neighbors and always ready to give them a helping hand. Although not a churchgoer, he even helps a newly arrived local minister regain his flock after he ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good, emotional ...
Plot: mountain, family relations, family, family problems, family life, family gatherings, americana, family in crisis, couples, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 60s
Place: wyoming, tokyo, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Lassie's Great Adventure (1963)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: While in Canada Timmy and Lassie encounter a downed hot air ballonist. By accident they end up in the balloon which takes them into the wilderness. The young boy and his dog must find a way to survive even fending off a wild pig.
Style: serious, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: rescue, dog, family, escapades, pets, hopes, getting home, danger, adventure, heroes, wilderness, survival ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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, racial tension, bullying, family, social injustice, best friend, civil rights movement, segregation, civil rights, racial segregation, activist, corporal punishment ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: mississippi, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Tattooed Police Horse (1964)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Barred from racing for breaking stride, a trotting horse finds a new career as a police officer's mount in Boston.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: animal life, breeding, hidden identity, hopes, contests and competitions, ambition, underdog, horse race, family, horse riding, horse, disney ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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In Your Wildest Dreams (1991)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: High school senior Mark's wildest dreams come true when he makes a simulated stock purchase that accidentally turns him into a millionaire overnight. But when he discovers that the money belongs to his girlfriend's dad, who needs the funds ...
Plot: family, insider trading, family relations, stock broker, robot, dilemma, computer, decision, high school, stock market, artificial intelligence, teenager
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.5
 267
Misty (1961)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Every year the Chincoteague fire department rounds up the wild ponies of Assateague Island and holds an auction to thin out the herd. The young children set out to raise enough money in hopes that the Phantom will be caught in this years round up. ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: island, family relations, horse, horse riding, adventurer, family, heroes, young heroes, escapades, adventure, danger, orphan ...
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: atmospheric, light, captivating, sentimental
Plot: christmas, family relations, childhood, racial prejudice, farm, african american, father son relationship, friendship, love, society, rivalry, interracial relations ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: texas, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.5
 394
Rascal (1969)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy filled with tenderness as a baby raccoon snuggles his way into the life of a lonely boy. He becomes the boy's only companion during his father's frequent absences. Because of Rascal, both father and son realize their ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family relations, child as adult, school, parents and children, fish out of water, adoption, family life, friendship, disorder, friends, animal life, getting home ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 6.5
 904
Wish You Well (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young girl and her brother come of age at their great grandmother's house in Virginia during the 1940s. After a family tragedy, a young girl moves from New York with your younger brother to live with their great grandmother on a Virginia farm ...
Plot: coal mining, female director, grandmother, family tragedy, large family, loss of parents, little brother, shock, farm, car accident, overalls, death of parents ...
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
An American Girl Adventure (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Pre-American Revolution Virginian girl whose love for the outdoors leads to the friendship of a lifetime. Felicity loves horses, and though her parents plead with her to remain indoors, she years to ride the open plains. When Felicity comes into ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: horse riding, friendship, rescue, best friends, hopes, adventure, young heroes, animal life, family life, parents and children, family relations, coming of age ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: virginia, usa, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 1K
Little Women (2018)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A modern retelling of Louisa May Alcott's classic novel, we follow the lives of four sisters - Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March - detailing their passage from childhood to womanhood. Despite harsh times, they cling to optimism, and as they mature, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sweet, captivating
Audience: chick flick
Plot: family, sisterhood, illness, sister sister relationship, wedding, twins, love, rivalry, intrigue, promise, jealousy, romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Those Calloways (1965)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Story of Cam Calloway and his family, who live in a densely wooded area in New England. Cam dreams of building a sanctuary for the geese that fly over the area each year, and he tries several schemes to buy a nearby lake for this santuary. He is ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, danger, family, graphic violence, teaching the ways of the world, curses spells and rituals, human spirit, social decay, single parent, escapades, society, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1920s
Place: new england, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.6
 547
Heidi (1968)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Heidi is an orphaned girl initially raised by her aunt Dete in Maienfeld, Switzerland. In order to get a job in Frankfurt, Dete brings 5-year-old Heidi to her grandfather, who has been at odds with the villagers for years and lives in seclusion on ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: mountain, orphan, family relations, friendship, girl, governess, friends, disability, family life, human spirit, optimism, nanny ...
Time: 19th century
Place: switzerland, europe, swiss alps, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.3
 527
Smitty (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: SMITTY is a family film about a rescue dog. When life gets tough for Ben, a friendly paw is all it takes to pull him through. Mischievous thirteen-year-old Ben is sent to his grandfather's farm for the summer, where he crosses paths with a ...
Style: captivating, sincere, feel good, light, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, family relations, family, pets, single parent, youth, farm, coming of age, dog, friends, teaching the ways of the world, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2010
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
An American Girl Holiday (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Kindhearted Samantha Parkington's world starts to change the day Nellie O'Malley walks into her life. Nellie, her father, and her two little sisters have moved in next door to be servants for the Ryland family. Though they come from ...
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, fairy tale, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: family relations, orphan, friendship, young heroes, rich and poor, teenage life, master and servant, family, uncle niece relationship, best friends, society, friends ...
Time: 1900s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Namu, the Killer Whale (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on the amazing true story of a marine biologist (Robert Lansing) who befriends a six-ton Orcawhale, this "honest, fascinating and vigorously wholesome film" (Citizen-News) is heartwarming fun for the whole family. Like all close ...
Style: semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: whale, friends, animal life, friendship, daring rescue, danger, escapades, adventure, family, dangerous animal, killer whale, animal ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Isabelle Dances Into the Spotlight (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Isabelle is an inspired dancer, but when her sister and a classmate make her doubt herself, she's motivated by a ballerina to find her own way to shine. Stars Erin Pitt & Grace Davidson.
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ballet, dancer's life, follow your dream, friendship, dance school, family relations, family, youth, artists and showbiz, siblings relations, school, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.5
 94
Danny (1977)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young girl's special love for a horse helps them both.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, family relations, young at heart, animal life, friends, family, youth, friendship, human animal relationship, girl horse relationship, horse, horse actor
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 7.2
 7K
Summer Hours (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two brothers and a sister witness the disappearance of their childhood memories when they must relinquish the family belongings to ensure their deceased mother's succession.
Style: sentimental, sincere, enigmatic, lyrical, atmospheric ...
Plot: family, inheritance, family gatherings, family problems, art, parents and children, uncover truth, family reunited, family relations, summer, irreverent, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, california, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 1K
Alabama Moon (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After the unexpected death of his survivalist father, an eleven year old boy raised in the Alabama wilderness must learn how to make a home in the modern world.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, exciting, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, friendship, best friend, family, orphan, life turned upside down, father son relationship, boarding school life, boy, father daughter relationship, survival, adventurer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A fourth grader and her friends deal with bullying from a more popular girl in their class.
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, family relations, youth, family life, family, school, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, teacher student relationship, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 67
Immortality (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Six families in different compartments of a train, moving through a rainy night. In a single, 145-minute take, the film depicts the families and how their lives are interwoven with each other. Vacillating between dream and reality, each story builds ...
Plot: journey, train, society, family, life, iranian
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Wild Stallion (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A story about two girls, CJ and Hanna. CJ lives on a ranch, Hanna comes to visit and decides to photograph wild horses for a school project. The girls become great friends and learn of a plot that might jeopardize the mustangs.
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, atmospheric, touching ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, horse, farm, coming of age, urban legend, self discovery, family, cons and scams, youth, ranch, rivalry, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.1
 190
The Current (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jake loves living in Chicago but when big city violence hits a little too close to home his parents buy a campground in rural Minnesota and move the family there. Jake hates living at the campground until he meets Peter, the boy across the river. ...
Style: christian film, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, family, hopes, rebelliousness, countryside, lake or river, getting home, faith, christianity, father son relationship, death of grandmother, dancer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Christmas Angel (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young girl tries to prove that the mysterious old lady next door is really an angel, when some of the neighborhood kids’ Christmas wishes. Olivia is not like most fifth graders. She is being raised by Melinda, a single mother who works at a ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas movie, wish come true, single parent, christmas eve, holiday, family, family relations, parents and children, friendship, youth, friends, christmas ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Christmas for a Dollar (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: America is in the midst of the Depression, and the Kamp family is struggling to get by, especially after Mrs. Kamp's untimely death. Now little Ruthie, with her mother gone and her father overwhelmed by doctor bills resulting from her ...
Style: sincere, feel good, touching, disturbing
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, family, love, father daughter relationship, poor family, father son relationship, siblings, poverty, christmas, horse, teaching the ways of the world, family values ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Mermaid (2000)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Four year old Desi learns to accept the death of her father by sending him a letter on a balloon to which she receives a reply. Based on a true story.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: young heroes, family problems, friendship, parents and children, bittersweet, single parent, hopes, family, death in the family, child's point of view, widow, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Life! Camera Action... (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young girl in pursuit of her dreams of becoming a filmmaker against all odds.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, suspenseful ...
Audience: student film
Plot: culture clash, family relations, family reunited, society, dream, mother daughter relationship, life, father daughter relationship, cultural difference, filmmaking, teacher, gift ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Jonathan Livingston Seagull (1973)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jonathan is sick and tired of the boring life in his sea-gull clan. He rather experiments with new, always more daring flying techniques. Since he doesn't fit in, the elders expel him from the clan. So he sets out to discover the world beyond ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, contemplative
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: bird, spirituality, animal life, self discovery, on the road, adventure, follow your dream, family, witch doctor, anthropomorphism, fish, crash landing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Watsons Go to Birmingham (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the Summer of 1963, Flint, Michigan is home to the Watsons, a close knit family. When 15 year-old Byron’s antics go over the top, his parents realize enough is enough and they decide the family needs a dose of Grandma Sands' no nonsense ...
Style: captivating, realistic, sincere, humorous, semi serious
Plot: family relations, road trip, americana, social differences, family gatherings, society, injustice, african american, civil rights, family, family life, on the road ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: alabama, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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