Movies like Hen in a Boat

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Hen in a Boat (1984)
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Hen in a Boat (1984)
Original name: Flussfahrt mit Huhn
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: West Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: During the summer on their Grandfather’s land Johanna, Robert, Harald and Alex begin a secret journey up the river on a boat with a chicken in search of a new path to the North Sea of Germany. A classic German children’s adventure movie.
Plot: pirate, gang, holiday, sailboat, boat, river, grandfather, factory, chicken, cousin, prosecution, houseboat, strong female character, friendship, strong female lead, adventure

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Most similar movies to Hen in a Boat

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, semi serious and exciting films with plots about friendship, adventure, escapades, family, island, strong female character and friends mostly in Adventure, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Hen in a Boat: Swallows and Amazons (1974), Wild Chicks (2006), Treasure of Pirate's Point (1999), Janka (1989), Code M (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Swallows and Amazons (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On holiday with their mother in the Lake District in 1929 four children are allowed to sail over to the nearby island in their boat Swallow and set up camp for a few days. They soon realise this has been the territory of two other girls who sail the ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, touching, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: island, family relations, camping, boat, children, siblings relations, family life, friendship, family, youth, gang, ship ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
We Are the Pirates of the Roads (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Finland, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The Rosvola family – The Robbersons drive around the country in their pirate car robbing bypassing cars of their sweets, extra food and consumer goods. Life changes for the Rosvolas when they accidentally kidnap 10-year-old Vilja, a diligent ...
Style: road movie
Plot: child abduction, pirate, tough girl, friendship, kidnapping, escape, knife thrower, strong female character, theft, summer vacation, burglar, tied up ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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Wild Chicks (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Sprotte is about 12 years old and has a "gang" with her three friends Frieda, Melanie and Trude. Together the girls take Care of Sprottes grandmothers chickens. The new girl in School, Wilma, wishes to join the group, which Melanie is very ...
Style: touching, humorous, captivating
Plot: girl gang, hostility, chicken, friendship, group of friends, friendship between girls, school, mascot, shotgun, chicken coop, female director, school play ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Treasure of Pirate's Point (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ahoy Maties! There's a treasure chest of gold buried on Pirate's Point. When the living descendant of legendary pirate Captain Vane lets Ray in on the secret, there's mutiny in the town. Now, Ray and his friends are on a mission to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, surprise ending
Audience: family outing
Plot: pirate, friendship, friends, family life, treasure hunt, danger, family, family relations, rivalry, best friends, escapades, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Janka (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Poland, West Germany
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Janna is a German-Polish collaboration television series.
Plot: horse, gang, magical power, teenager, grandfather, strong female lead, horse race, ring, strong female character
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Lost Treasure of the Knights Templar III: The Mystery of the Snake Crown (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The snake crown is stolen (or taken back) from the Knight Templars by the earth worshippers of Crete; the three kids try to retrieve it on behalf of the Knight Templars.
Plot: crown, treasure, tourism, kidnapping, friendship, teenager, child in peril, malta, strong female character, strong female lead, children, friend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Code M (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When her grandfather has a car accident, Isabel (11) takes on his search for the sword that has been promised to her ancestor centuries ago by the world famous musketeer D’Artagnan. Assisted by her nephew Rik (12) and friend Jules (13), she will ...
Plot: strong female character, overalls, cave, hospital, sword, church, grandfather, strong female lead, tough girl, child, castle, musketeer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Conni & Co. (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young girl goes through the ups and downs of school-life.
Plot: school, female director, close up of mouth, bravery, friendship, strong female lead, cruelty to animal, animal shelter, strong female character
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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The Treasure of the White Falcons (2005)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three friends find a treasure map from the mysterious 'White Falcons', a juvenile gang whose leader disappeared ten years before.
Plot: friendship, treasure hunt, treasure map, child protagonist, cave in, stealing food, electric shock, treasure, strong female lead, first kiss, girlfriend, diabetic ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Shipwrecked (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Norway, Sweden, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young Norwegian boy in 1850s England goes to work as a cabin boy and discovers some of his shipmates are actually pirates.
Style: feel good, exciting, serious
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: pirate, ship, island, stowaway, child in peril, rescue, rivalry, adventurer, adventure, escapades, heroes, family ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1850s
Place: england, europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Lost Treasure of Sawtooth Island (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Danny Quinn (Seth Bernard) lives with one great dream... he wants to prove his late father was right about a pirate treasure in the depths of Lake Michigan.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, ghost, treasure hunt, treasure map, single parent, pirate, heroes, rivalry, dealing with death, rescue, friends, escapades ...
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Lost Treasure of the Knights Templar II (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In 1361 the Danish King Valdemar's troops approached the city walls of Visby, Gotland. Meanwhile, a young woman named Sigrid was leaving tracks all over the place leading to the whereabouts of a great treasure.She was able to fulfill her ...
Plot: summer vacation, girl, boy, friendship, friend, holy grail, sword, children, island, theft, hotel, key ...
Place: denmark, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Boat Builder (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A grumpy old sailor wants only to finish building his boat so he can set out to sea. But from local officals to troubled fosters kid, the world keeps intervening to test his determination to make something of his golden years.
Plot: stowaway, sms, small town, sailboat, widower, boat, orphan, climbing steps, texting, pillow fight, full moon, police officer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Time Heroes (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Berlin students Ben, Jonas, Leo, Ozzi and Sophie are on a class trip to "boring" Hildesheim. Their schedule includes visiting the medieval cathedral and witnessing a complete solar eclipse, but destiny intervenes… A bomb goes off at the ...
Plot: school trip, kidnapping, church, explosion, castle, solar eclipse, cult, legend, immortality, bat, mine, tough girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Kaptein Sabeltann-Drømmen om Kaptein Sabeltanns rike (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Joachim, a preteen Norwegian boy, has an obsession with pirates. When his parents object, he takes their outboard rubber dinghy out and begins a dream of an exciting and dangerous adventure -- involving Captain Sabertooth's ship and treasure. ...
Plot: teenager, sailboat, 10 year old, raft, treasure, pirate, cliff, rescue, disbelieving adult, sword fight, island, boy ...
Time: 18th century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Sugar Creek Gang: Secret Hideout (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: This is the fourth film in The Sugar Creek Gang series. The gang races through the swamp only to stumble upon previously unexplored territory that leads them right into the middle of a mystery. As if the puzzling new discoveries aren't enough, ...
Plot: friend, cave, gang, lamb, friendship, cemetery, old man, group of friends, boy, secret, hiding place
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Treasure Island (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Young Jim Hawkins and peg-legged Long John Silver set sail for adventure in Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of dastardly pirates, swashbuckling heroes, buried treasure and a young boy's amazing courage. The narrative diverges from ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, heroes, treasure hunt, traitor, child hero, castaway, lost treasure, danger, imaginary, master villain, adventurer, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Sea Gypsies (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man and a woman and 3 children start to sail around the world. They are shipwrecked near an uninhabited isle. This island is full of wild animals and it is very dangerous for them in the begining. They live through a lot of wonderful adventure ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: stowaway, island, wilderness, survival, shipwreck, pelican, family, journalism, pirate, daring rescue, dangerous animal, confined ...
Time: 70s
Place: alaska, usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Treasure Island (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: UK, France, Italy, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young Jim Hawkins finds himself serving with pirate captain Long John Silver in search of a buccaneer's treasure, in this short adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ship, island, treasure hunt, betrayal, heroes, dishonesty, danger, rivalry, adventure, family, pirate, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hypnotism (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An orphan who practices hypnosis faces off against a bank robber who wants her book on the art form.
Style: inspirational, fairy tale, light, feel good, touching
Plot: hypnosis, friendship, teenage girl, orphan, strong female lead, strong female character, boy girl friendship, bullying, mockery, magic, book, escape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Belle & Sebastian: The Adventure Continues (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: September, 1945. Sebastian impatiently waits for the return of his friend Angelina, whom he has not seen for two years. When the plane carrying the young woman to her small village in the Alps is reported to have crashed in the mountains, Sebastian ...
Style: thought provoking, feel good, captivating, exciting, light
Plot: dog, little boy, boy, friendship, boy and dog, missing person, orphan, courage, airplane accident, mountain, strong female character, family secret ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The New Swiss Family Robinson (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Angelino Jack Robinson gets a new job in Australia, he decides to take his sissy wife Ann, brave sons Shane and Todd and wining daughter Elisabeth 'Lizzy' by sailing yacht from Hong Kong to Syndney. The gun he gets thrown in by ...
Style: serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, pirate, adventure, treasure hunt, family in danger, desert, survival, fish out of water, family life, isolation, child in peril, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Teenager Angus adopts a stray dog and names him Yellow. Several days later, while travelling along the coast of British Columbia with Angus's father, John, the boy and dog become stranded when turbulent waters capsize their boat. Angus's ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, exciting, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: survival, wilderness, adventure, boy dog relationship, pets, friendship, dog, teenage life, danger, youth, young heroes, parents and children ...
Place: canada, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 225 min.
Story: The screen version of the most famous novel by American writer Mark Twain "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer". Without a book about the adventures of Tom and his friends Huckleberry Finn and Becky Thatcher, one can not imagine the childhood of ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, on the lam, runaway, friends, mischievous children, adventure, buddies, young heroes, escapades, coming of age, young at heart, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, usa, missouri, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Secret of Arkandias (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Theo, not the most popular boy at his school, dreams of escaping the dreary everyday life, experiencing adventure and accomplishing great heroic deeds. His dream seems to be fulfilled when, one day, he finds a very old and magical book in the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, captivating, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, best friends, youth, escapades, young heroes, supernatural, teenage life, friendship, magic, heroes, magical potion, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
War of the Buttons (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 1960. The thrilling battles waged by a band of kids from two rival villages in the southern French countryside.
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, friendship, family, countryside, children, school, rivalry, disorder, social relations, uninhibited rivalry, friends, village ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Lost Treasure of the Knights Templar (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Danish brilliant pre-teen student Nis uses his summer holiday to learn Latin so he can properly study the Knights Templar inheritance on Bjornholm island from sources. His friends Mathias, a dumb jock, and Kathrine, who only comes to spend time wear ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: ancient mystery, treasure hunt, rescue, parents and children, adventure, danger, mystery, family relations, religions or cults, island, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths ...
Time: middle ages, 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Real Macaw (1998)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An ancient talking macaw named Mac becomes the saving grace for an elderly man threatened with a nursing home, when it is discovered that the talking bird knows the whereabouts of a buried treasure from its days with a pirate. His grandson decides ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: parrot, family relations, pirate, hotel, treasure hunt, buried treasure, adventure, mischievous children, escapades, golden years, family, family life ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Skippers of the Cameleon (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two young boy twins receive a boat of their own by a stroke of luck. It turns out to be very fast and they use their boat to help out their friends.
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, twins, boat chase, friendship, adventure, family relations, friends, escapades, family, youth, competition, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Storm Bound (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A ripping adventure yarn about teenage boys who join the crew of a ship of the Dutch East India Company in the 17th century. After a dramatic shipwreck and escape from an attack by natives, they must make their way to safety by themselves.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, serious, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: ship, island, adventure, heroes, survival, isolation, fall in love, danger, youth, confined, escapades, ocean ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%