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Jock of the Bushveld (1994)
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Jock of the Bushveld (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family, History
Country: South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1886 the 20 years old Percy Fitzpatrick from Kapstad sets out for the Delagoa bay in Transvaal to dig for gold. On his way he prevents that the weakly puppy Jock is drowned and adopts him. But when they finally reach the destination of his journey, there's no gold there anymore. So Percy starts out as a foreman, and henceforth he and Jock live through many exciting adventures involving wild animals and slave drivers.
Plot: animal actor, dog, slavery, van, owner dog relationship, wilderness, human animal relationship, rifle, baboon, dog actor, death of title character, cowboy hat
Place: africa, south africa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, touching, realistic and semi serious films with plots about adventure, family, dog, family relations, animal life, escapades and friendship mostly in Adventure, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Jock of the Bushveld: Benji the Hunted (1987), Nikki, Wild Dog of the North (1961), The Incredible Journey (1963), In Desert and Wilderness (2001), The Journey of Natty Gann (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Benji the Hunted (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Benji has become stranded on a remote island after a boating accident. He finds himself struggling to survive in the wilderness, avoiding close encounters with a wolf, a bear, and a territorial female cougar with her cub.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sweet, tear jerker ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: wilderness, mountain, lost at sea, hunter, family, adventure, rescue, love and romance, heroes, orphan, escapades, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon, usa
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95%
The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, History
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: This is the true story of a little dog that refused to leave his master's graveside in Edinburgh. The dog visited the grave for years.
Style: touching, feel good, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pets, dog, escapades, family life, rescue, danger, friendship, family relations, animal life, youth, family, friends ...
Time: 19th century
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Nikki, Wild Dog of the North (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A family film about Nikki, a half-wolf, half-dog raised in the Yukon during the gold rush era. After being separated from her master, Nikki must fend for herself amidst bears, the harsh Yukon weather, and a trapper who wants her skin.
Style: serious, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: wilderness, canadian, pets, escapades, adventure, babies and infants, getting home, family, daring rescue, heroes, orphan, adventurer ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada, yukon
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Incredible Journey (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The story of three pets, a cat and two dogs, who lose their owners when they are all on vacation. Can they find their way home?
Style: touching, uplifting, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, wilderness, adventure, cat, family, friendship, survival, on the road, friends, animal life, getting home, obsessive quest ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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In Desert and Wilderness (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Poland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When 15 year old Stas Tarkowski and 9 year old Nel Rawlinson are kidnapped by rebels fighting for the great Arab leader - the Mahdi - their fathers desperately organize a search party. But the Mahdi uprising is spreading rapidly across North Africa ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: kidnapping, wilderness, survival, reunion, self discovery, confined, danger, adventure, siblings relations, desert, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north africa, sudan, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
White Fang 2: Myth of the White Wolf (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A boy and his dog, White Fang, must try to save the noble Haida tribe from evil white men in turn-of-the-century Alaska.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, unusual plot structure, intense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, wilderness, family, friendship, survival, pets, save the day, rivalry, danger, anti hero, americana, treasure hunt ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, 1890s, 80s
Place: alaska, usa, san francisco, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, pets, friendship, dog, teenage life, young heroes, danger, youth, parents and children, boy dog relationship ...
Place: canada, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Journey of Natty Gann (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: America is in the depths of the Great Depression. Families drift apart when faraway jobs beckon. In this masterful, atmospheric adventure, a courageous young girl (Meredith Salenger) confronts overwhelming odds when she embarks on a cross-country ...
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, scenic, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: adventure, on the road, wolf, family, friendship, hopes, custody, against the odds, missing person, youth, great depression, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, year 1935, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, washington state, colorado, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Further Adventures of the Wilderness Family (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Wilderness Family now face terrifying times in fierce winter storms, an avalanche, and being attacked by a ferocious pack of hungry wolves. Watch as America's favorite family stands strong together to prove that the best things in life are ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, family relations, winter, wolf, parents and children, family in danger, family life, siblings relations, survival, escapades, danger, family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Charlie, the Lonesome Cougar (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A heartwarming Disney classic in which a cougar, who was rescued as a cub and raised by a group of loggers in the Pacific Northwest, reverts back to his natural instincts, leading to hilarious (and dangerous) consequences.
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, wilderness, orphan, pets, cougar, adventure, family, family life, social differences, adoption, dangerous animal, getting home ...
Time: 60s
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Belle & Sebastian (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Belle and Sebastian is set high in the snowy Alps during the Second World War. The resourceful Sebastian is a lonely boy who tames and befriends a giant, wild mountain dog, Belle – even though the villagers believe her to be ‘the beast’ that ...
Style: touching, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: dog, adventure, world war two, human animal relationship, friendship, orphan, animal life, on the road, wounded animal, young heroes, escapades, mountain ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1943
Place: alps, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Running Free (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, History, War
Country: USA, France, South Africa
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The tale of the extraordinary life and times of Lucky, a horse that was born in captivity but achieves his dream of running free with the help of a stableboy.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, survival, desert, horse, adventurer, animal life, teaching the ways of the world, danger, orphan, companion, human animal relationship, escape ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, light, exciting, captivating
Plot: dog, little boy, friendship, missing person, orphan, courage, airplane accident, mountain, family secret, strong female character, adventure, danger ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Demons of Deception (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: September, 1916. As Corporal Henri Defense, young Indiana Jones has become a motorcycle courier stationed near the trenches at Verdun. His friend Remy is still in the trenches, and both grow more disillusioned about the war each day. Chosen to sneak ...
Time: year 1916
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Smoke (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Chris is haunted by the death of his father and resentful of his stepfather Cal. He befriends a lost dog and names it Smoke, but tries to keep it a secret for fear Cal will take the dog away.
Style: emotional, feel good, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, family, coming of age, adventure, betrayal, youth, teenage life, remarry, animal life, estrangement, farm, animal actor ...
Time: 60s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Lassie (1994)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An update of the Lassie legend stars Thomas Guiry as a troubled city kid whose family retreats to the country, where he befriends the famous collie and changes for the better. Conflict develops when a ruthless sheep rancher causes trouble for ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: countryside, coming of age, dog, family, friendship, animal life, teenage life, family life, mischievous children, pets, father son relationship, boy dog relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Dog's Way Home (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Dog’s Way Home chronicles the heartwarming adventure of Bella, a dog who embarks on an epic 400-mile journey home after she is separated from her beloved human.
Style: sweet, sentimental, sincere, touching, scenic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, pets, lost dog, adventure, best friends, animal life, veteran, homelessness, pitbull, runaway, on the road, road trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, denver colorado, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Ms. Bear (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Four paws for this wonderful family film. Cute 7-year-old rescues a helpless and bumbling bear cub as the two set off on an adventure to reunite the cub with its mommy.
Style: semi serious
Plot: family relations, girl, bear, wilderness, family life, adoption, animal life, family, heroes, babies and infants, youth, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Caddie Woodlawn (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The exciting adventures of an 11-year-old tomboy growing up in the Wisconsin frontier of the 1860s. Based on the children's book.
Style: suspense
Plot: tomboy, indian chief, cousin cousin relationship, dog, egg, practical joke, canoe, pocket watch, massacre, dress, horse, uncle niece relationship ...
Time: 1860s, 1800s, 19th century
Place: wisconsin, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
My Brother Is a Dog (2004)
Genre: Family
Country: Germany, UK, Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: With the help of a magic stone, Marietta transforms her little brother Tobias into a little dog - but the situation threatens to get out of control.
Plot: dog actor, human becoming an animal, police, dog
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Beethoven's 5th (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When Sara takes Beethoven to spend summer vacation with wacky Uncle Freddie in an old mining town, the mischievous canine "digs up" the missing clue to a legendary hidden fortune of Rita and Moe ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: dog, family relations, rescue, odd couple, best friends, danger, pets, misfit, youth, friendship, fish out of water, treasure hunt ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Mountain Family Robinson (1979)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A family goes "back to nature" by homesteading in the Colorado Rockies.
Style: realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, survival, family relations, catastrophe, countryside, urban, family life, city life, mountain, danger, adventure, animal life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Benji (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Benji is a stray who has nonetheless worked his way into the hearts of a number of the townspeople, who give him food and attention whenever he stops by. His particular favorites are a pair of children who feed and play with him against the wishes ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: rescue, hostage, animal actor, dog, kidnapping, friendship, family, adventure, family relations, longing, disorder, animal life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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White Wolves II: Legend of the Wild (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: As a plea-bargain to clear their school records, a group of misfit teens ventures into the majestic but unforgiving wilderness to help a young naturalist save the vanishing wolves. After they encountered unexpected incident, they are aided by the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: misfit, wilderness, rescue, youth, heroes, escapades, adventure, danger, adventurer, family, friends, animal life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Midnight Sun (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Canada, Italy, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In northern Canada, a young boy sets a goal for himself to to reunite an abandoned polar bear cub with its mother. Goran Visnjic joins the cast as Muktuk, a half Inuit and half Canadian, who knows the terrain where the polar bears live and who ...
Style: sincere, light, touching, captivating
Plot: polar bear, human animal relationship, animal rescue, winter, teenage protagonist, teenage boy, hopes, adventure, friendship, love, escapades, adaptation ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An all-new Disney holiday classic is born - Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups. Starring a brand-new litter of the cutest talking pups ever - Hope, Jingle, Charity, and Noble - it's perfect for the whole family. When Mrs. Claus travels to Pineville, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: christmas, dog, adventure, disorder, stowaway, family relations, pets, animal life, family gatherings, friends, youth, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: stowaway, island, wilderness, survival, pelican, shipwreck, danger, heroes, dangerous animal, escapades, confined, family ...
Time: 70s
Place: alaska, usa, seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.0
 17
Blinker-Ciko (1982)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Roman Hlava grew up with his diplomat parents in Latin America where he had been home-schooled by his over doting mother. The over indulgence of affection and praise has given the boy an over confidence. This is quickly squashed by his new peers ...
Plot: female director, friend, ecology, summer, dog, school, diplomat, father son relationship, friendship, vacation, nature, mother son relationship
Place: mexico, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Till Eulenspiegel (2014)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Popular joker, wheeler-dealer and heckler Till Eulenspiegel cleverly exposes the stupid greed of Lübeck burgomaster Klaas Wüllenwever, who vows to revenge the humiliation in order to restore his shaken authority in city council, as he plans to ...
Plot: abuse, fire, father figure, smuggling, medieval, punishment, theft, corporal punishment, boy, escape, bully, dog ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
White Tuft, the Little Beaver (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: White Tuft is a small beaver who lives in the north of Canada; It is a dangerous place so in his adventure he would have to recognice his friends and his enemies.
Style: semi serious, captivating, humorous, sincere, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: wilderness, animal life, nature, escapades, family, danger, in the woods, fight, beaver, father figure, falling, fire
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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