Movies like Rabbit Heart

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Rabbit Heart (1987)
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Rabbit Heart (1987)
Original name: Hasenherz
Genre: Family
Country: East Germany
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The thirteen year old Janni is depressed, because she's still a little behind in her physical development. This leads to bullying remarks from her classmates. One day, a film crew comes to her school to find a candidate for the role of a Prince in a movie. They choose Janni, who they think is a boy. She takes on the role. At school, she tells her classmates she plays a Princess. When the moment of truth approaches she must find the self-confidence to invite the class to the premiere.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: teenager, dog, horse, dragon, first love, prince, german, burglar, birthday, brother, sword, sword fight, teenage girl, horse riding, producer, actress, filmmaking, director, backstage, casting, coming of age, classroom, tomboy, puberty, fence ...
Place: germany

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Most similar movies to Rabbit Heart

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, feel good, semi serious and touching films with plots about horse, family relations, dog, youth, friendship, family and coming of age mostly in Family, Fantasy and Comedy genres. Some movies like Rabbit Heart: Flicka 2 (2010), Black Beauty (2015), And Then There Was Light (2017), Prince Bayaya (1971), Snow dragon (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Flicka 2 (2010)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Carrie is a big-city teenager whose life is turned upside down when she moves to a horse ranch in Wyoming to live with her father. But everything changes when Carrie meets Flicka, a wild, jet-black mustang who's just as free-spirited and ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: girl horse relationship, wild horse, horse ranch, horse riding, horse, coming of age, teenager, ranch, family relations, farm, animal life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wyoming, usa
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Little Virgil and Freddy Frogface (1980)
Genre: Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Little Virgil lives in a henhouse with his best friend Oscar, a one-legged rooster. Virgil's worst enemy is Orla, the local bully-boy. When a circus comes to town, Virgil hires on as the Human Cannonball's apprentice. The role is a perfect ...
Plot: circus, birthday, children, bully, blacksmith, coming of age, stork, chicken, dragon, friendship
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Black Beauty (2015)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A modern retelling of Anna Sewell’s classic novel, Black Beauty explores the heartfelt story of 15 year-old Audry who makes the discovery of a lifetime whilst volunteering at a city animal shelter. Rescued from an abusive owner and recovering from ...
Style: sincere, light, captivating, feel good
Plot: horse, girl horse relationship, teenage girl, equestrian, friendship, family relations, recovery, couples, salvation, horse jumping, summer, boy horse relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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And Then There Was Light (2017)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young girl struggles after a traumatic horse riding accident causes her to lose her eyesight. CHARLES, the head trainer of Southeastern Guide Dogs, trains Apple, a miniature horse, to be her companion and surrogate eyes.
Plot: blindness, braille, horse, dog, christmas, blind man, seeing eye dog
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Prince Bayaya (1971)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The hero of this popular fairy tale is a young prince who, after the death of his parents, goes out into the world. During his travels he meets a magical talking horse and falls in love with the beautiful princess Slavna. On the advice of his horse, ...
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: horse, gardener, dragon, princess, knight, prince, kingdom, castle, magic, armor, hidden identity, duel ...
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75%
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
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64%
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Snow dragon (2013)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A fairy tale about a princess who is growing up without her mother. He father the king, a kind and righteous man, loves her dearly, but is determined to marry her off at all costs: no-one knows why he's in such a hurry. He organizes a grand ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: princess, dragon, dead mother, true love, prince, female nudity, bare breasts, horse, talking after sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
All About My Dog (2005)
Genre: Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A series of short stories all about dogs.
Plot: dog, pet dog, loyalty, nobility, noble, puppy
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Winnetous Sohn (2015)
Genre: Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Directed by André Erkau.
Plot: separated parents, training, friend, self confidence, casting, horse, drinking from a bottle, beer drinking, drinking from the bottle, child protagonist, boy, male objectification ...
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Becoming Jesse Tate (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jesse Tate is a vivacious thirteen year-old girl trying to cope with life while keeping a family secret. She struggles to be part of the "in crowd" and the weird new feeling that boys really aren't that dumb. It's a lot for ...
Plot: prison, cheerleader, teenager, religion
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Trigger (2006)
Genre: Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A warm, dramatic story about eleven-year-old Alise's encounter with a wild horse on the run.
Plot: horse, human animal relationship, little girl, strong female character, courage, strong female lead, overcoming fear, personal growth
Place: norway
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56%
Jessica Darling's It List (2016)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Jessica Darling – a smart, witty, opinionated girl heading into 7th grade – was never too concerned about where she'd fit in the middle school hierarchy. But before her first day of school, her older sister — the super popular Bethany, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: teens
Plot: middle school, popular girl, cheerleading, teenage girl, teenager, female protagonist, friendship, teenage life, girl, school, sister sister relationship, friends ...
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55%
Finding Rin Tin Tin (2007)
Genre: Family
Country: Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The true story of the legendary German Shepherd who was found by American pilot Lee Duncun in France during World War I, and later became the most famous animal star in Hollywood history.
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating, exciting, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, family relations, escapades, pets, rising to stardom, world war one, save the day, danger, battle zone, daring rescue, filmmaking, animal life ...
Time: 1910s
Place: france, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Gritta von Rattenzuhausbeiuns (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: East Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The tale of young Gritta who lives with her father, an unsuccessful inventor. When her new stepmother tries to put her away in a convent she discovers some dark secrets there.
Style: modern fairy tale, fairy tale
Plot: first love, puberty, intrigue, monarchy, king, strong female lead, tough girl, coming of age, rat, female nudity, runaway child, undressing ...
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53%
House of Stories (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: India
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Kadhaveedu' is a dedication to Malayalam being accorded the Shresthabhaasha (Malayalam has been declared a Classical language in 2013) status and presents, as a single entity, three different stories penned by the doyens of Malayalam literature ...
Style: anthology
Plot: director, river, death of wife, rain, malayalam, film within a film
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Lightning, the White Stallion (1986)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a stolen white stallion escapes his captors, young Stephanie Ward gives him a new home and a new name: Lightning. As she grooms the horse for show-jumping competition, the pair forms an unbreakable bond. But when Stephanie finds herself in need ...
Plot: horse riding, horse, boy girl relationship, equestrian, escapades, boy horse relationship, teenage girl, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, gambling, rider horse relationship, husband wife relationship, girl horse relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Hanni & Nanni 3 (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Lindenhof School is expecting a busload of proper young English ladies as exchange students. The shock is great when the students turn out to be teenage boys! But while Mademoiselle Bertoux is delighted to stage “Romeo and Juliet” with real ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: twins, teenage love, mistaken identity, school play, best friends, family, mischievous children, love and romance, youth, disorder, fall in love, boarding school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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Adventures of Bailey: Christmas Hero (2012)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: It's "Christmas time" at the Baker household, and Bailey is at it again. Worried that he will not get any presents from Santa because he's been a bad doggie, Bailey learns about a mysterious Native American Indian called the ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, family life, hopes, siblings relations, family relations, getting home, on the road, dog, christmas, coming of age, youth, pets ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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An Easter Bunny Puppy (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Mystery writer is not thrilled when she's assigned to write a children's book, "An Easter Bunny Puppy." Out of ideas, she asks her daughter for help. Meanwhile, her dog, RUSS, the narrator of the story, digs up a priceless ...
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Cochochi (2007)
Genre: Family
Country: Mexico, UK, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two young indigenous brothers from the La Sierra Tarahumara region of northwest Mexico return home from Benito Juarez elementary boarding school, only to find their fates pulling them in opposite directions in director Laura Amelia Guzmán's ...
Style: contemplative, touching, realistic, sincere, atmospheric ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Horse Crazy (2001)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Three kids, who hope to capture their own wild mustang, outsmart a ring of horse thieves and return a prize stallion to its owner.
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: disorder, family, mischievous children, youth, family life, parents and children, desert, family relations, boy horse relationship, horse, horse riding, horse actor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Where Is Winky's Horse? (2007)
Genre: Family
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the sequel to "Winky's Horse", 8-year old Winky looks after the horse of St Nicholas. Then one day the horse runs away.
Style: feel good, captivating, light, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: horse, family life, friendship, escapades, track down, youth, hopes, disorder, family relations, school, sinterklaas, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
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43%
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Karla & Jonas (2010)
Genre: Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Karla met Jonas during a summer vacation at the lake. After being unable to stop thinking about him and their kiss she phones him, making up a school assignment about children living in an orphanage, which is precisely where Jonas lives.
Style: sentimental, feel good, light, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, teenage love, youth, teenage life, family relations, on the road, orphan, coming of age, meaningful kiss, friends, obsessive quest, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Tomas and the Falcon King (2000)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, Germany, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Thomas the Falconer" is a nice family movie about a boy (Brano Holicek), a falcon, a prince, a princess and a nasty man who gets his come-uppance. It's gloriously filmed in the mountains of Slovakia. The DVD mastering is not quite up ...
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: boy, animal human communication, castle, dog, supernatural power, human animal relationship, teenage protagonist, teenager, teenage girl, child protagonist, nobleman, teenage boy ...
Time: middle ages
Place: central europe
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43%
Cowgirl's Story (2017)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dusty Rhodes is new at Jefferson High, and she sticks out like a... well, a cowgirl. Dusty is a real cowgirl from Texas. Her parents are in the U.S. Army: her mother a helicopter pilot and her father a Special Forces Army Ranger. At first, Dusty is ...
Plot: equestrian, horse, grandfather, acceptance, patriotism, faith
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43%
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, police, dog actor, human becoming an animal
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42%
Scoot & Kassie's Christmas Adventure (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Luke Perry stars in this heartwarming "tail." Kassie, her friends and her dog, Scoot, organize a holiday fundraiser, but must protect the cash from some crooks in order to save Christmas.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, friends, animal life, escapades, youth, family, single parent, small town, friendship, family relations, dog, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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A Horse Tale (2015)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Uptight city accountant Michael Thompson is hired to help a family save their stable before the bank shuts them down. Michael reluctantly agrees, but as he searches for ways to save a family's legacy, he finds something he never expected.
Plot: debt, horse ranch, single father, christmas, horse
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41%
Hello, Goodbye (2016)
Genre: Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Hazuki and Aoi are classmates but their relationship outside class is fraught, and outside school non-existent. But when both girls are drawn to helping an elderly woman, they're forced to interact, confronting their differences and ...
Plot: disability, friendship, female protagonist, coming of age, female friendship, old woman, high school, school uniform, japanese school, golf, illness, girl wearing a miniskirt ...
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39%
Max 2: White House Hero (2017)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Max is assigned to the White House while Butch, the secret service dog, is on maternity leave. He meets TJ, a 12 year old boy, who is the President's son. Due to his father's high profile, he is trying hard to fit in and lead a normal ...
Style: feel good, captivating, twists and turns, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: dog, police dog, dog movie, white house, usa president, friendship, danger, adventure, escapades, teenage life, rescue, pets ...
Time: contemporary
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39%