Movies like Rubber Tarzan

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Rubber Tarzan (1981)
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Rubber Tarzan (1981)
Original name: Gummi-Tarzan
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ivan is a very lonely 8 year boy who is bullied almost every day in school. Even his father taunts him because Ivan litteraly is a weakling (That should explain the title Rubber Tarzan). As a result of this Ivan spends a lot of his time on daydreaming until he meets a kind of kindred spirit - the friendly and lonely crane driver Ole.
Plot: school, loneliness, family relations, children, boy, bully, father son relationship, mother son relationship

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Most similar movies to Rubber Tarzan

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sincere, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about family relations, father son relationship, boy, children, mother son relationship, friendship and school mostly in Family, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Rubber Tarzan: Wallah Be (2002), Anton (1996), Bambi's Childhood (1985), Gikor (1982), Little Crumb (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Wallah Be (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Life is not easy when you are a Danish kid called Aksel who loves meatballs. Especially when you would much rather want to be one of the cool Muslim boys who wear those golden necklaces and say cool stuff in Arabic. To worsen things, during the ...
Plot: boy, children, islam, female director, bathing
Place: denmark
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95%
 6.8
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Anton (1996)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Anton is 10 years old. Anton's father was a jet fighter pilot who died in an accident. Anton's mother told Anton that his father is flying angels around in heaven. Anton is obsessed with aeroplanes (his bedroom is full of models and ...
Plot: bed wetting, airplane, model airplane, father son relationship, schoolboy, girl, biplane, children, boy, school, death, classroom ...
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Bambi's Childhood (1985)
Genre: Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 79 min.
Story: First of the two movies bases on the novel "Bambi, a Life in the Woods" written by Felix Salten.
Plot: female director, family relations, nature, boy, father son relationship, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Gikor (1982)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A village boy meets his tragic fate when he is sent to the city to work for a rich trader.
Plot: boy, armenian, father son relationship, family relations
Time: 19th century
Place: georgia (former ussr), caucasus, armenia, tbilisi
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 6.2
 2K
Little Crumb (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The film is based on the popular Dutch childrens book by Chris van Abkoude. In a Dutch port in 1921 lives a 10-year-old orphan boy known to everyone simply as Little Crumb (Ruud Feltkamp). His poverty-stricken mother Lize van Dien (Thekla Reuten) ...
Plot: female director, family relations, adoptive mother, hopes, orphan, hit by a car, orphanage, harbor, street life, pianist, friendship, boy ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Bridge to Terabithia (1985)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 49 min.
Story: Jess Aarons and new girl Leslie Burke create a world of their own and call it Terabithia and pretend to be the king and queen. They return to their magical kingdom every day after school.
Plot: drawing, school, bereavement, puppy, first love, boy, childhood friend, bullying, museum, tragic event, hugging, teacher student relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Tsatsiki, Mum and the Policeman (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Iceland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Little Tsatsiki, son of a single mother in Sweden, has never met his father, a Greek fisherman. Tsatsiki befriends a nice but straight-laced motorcycle policeman renting one of their rooms and decices he is the right guy for his mother, an amateur ...
Style: realistic, sincere, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, suburbs, family, fall in love, obsession, coming of age, youth, single parent, parents and children, love and romance, elementary school, children ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Someone Like Hodder (2003)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Hodder is nine years old. He lives on his own with his father, who works nights as a bill poster. One night a fairy appears to Hodder and asks him to save the world.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, sincere
Plot: friendship, children, family relations, father son relationship, single father, bully, widower, school, teacher, grave, organ, dysfunctional family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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A Piggy Tale (1991)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Story: Dolly, a lovely, adorable little girl from the mountain region. Due to the death of her parents, she was sent to her parents' friend, Mrs. Chu's care. When Dolly and her mini pig playmate, Guava, first came to Taipei, they brought a great ...
Plot: animal, surrogate family, death of mother, death of father, friend, husband wife relationship, orphan, search, girl, animals, family relations, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Glass-blower's Children (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, Norway, Denmark
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Maria Gripe, this is the story of two children, Klas and Klara, growing up in the poor Swedish countryside of the mid-19th century. Their father Albert is a glass-blower, famous for his beautiful vases, but still unable to earn ...
Style: serious, offbeat, stylized
Audience: family outing
Plot: countryside, kidnapping, family relations, escapades, danger, hostages, hostage, palaces castles and temples, child in peril, royal family, couple relations, pregnancy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Negerkys og labre larver (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Dette er en historie om to piger på 11 år. Nana, som har en hund, men som egentlig bare drømmer om være en anset ballerina, og Conny, der er tvunget til at gå til ballet, men som har et brændende ønske om at være berømt dyrlæge. Hvad vil ...
Plot: teacher, child molestation, youth, girl, children, party, parent, best friend, family relations, parents, candy, toilet ...
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, friendship, chicken, dragon, coming of age, stork, children, bully, blacksmith
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Necessary Parties (1988)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Chris Mills goes to court to prevent his parents from ending their marriage.
Plot: teenager, marriage, family relations, lawsuit, boy hero, mechanic, lawyer, junior high school, brother sister relationship, grandfather grandson relationship, high school friend, disturbed child ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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My Good Enemy (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sensitive 12-year-old Alf is the low man on his class' totem pole, and he's sick of it. Forming a secret, Machiavellian alliance with another student who also has grown weary of being bullied, he hatches a plan to throw a wrench into the ...
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating, contemplative
Plot: boy, children, friendship between boys, friendship, scandinavian girl, fight, revenge, violence, school, bullying, club, young girl ...
Place: scandinavia, denmark, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.3
 210
Digger (1993)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young boy is sent to live with relatives when his parents break up. He befriends a dying boy who has an eerie connection with nature.
Plot: dog, psychic, boy, father son relationship, friendship, heart disease, family relations, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Wild Pony (1983)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: To save her ranch after the accidental death of her husband, a woman marries the man responsible for the mishap.
Plot: barn, ranch, widow, rancher, dead father, animal, teenager, father son relationship, rider horse relationship, training, stepfather stepson relationship, arranged marriage ...
Time: 19th century
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
 282
Palunku (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Story: Monichan shifts to the city from his village to provide better education to his children. But will things go as planned?
Plot: children, money lender, school, child abuse, village, lottery, literacy, city, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
My Sister's Kids (2001)
Genre: Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Erik Lund is a professor in child psychology. When his sister and her husband go on vacation, he is left in charge of their five children. He really feels up to it, since he is now going to be able to try out his skills in child psychology. However, ...
Plot: family relations, house, children, uncle, neighbor, real estate agent, child driving car
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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'Imuhar': A Legend (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, Niger
Duration: 82 min.
Story: No overview found
Plot: family relations, aunt nephew relationship, persian, grandfather grandson relationship, death of mother, father son relationship, girl, boy
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Emil in Lonneberga (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Emil Svensson lives with his mother and father, little sister Ida, farmhand Alfred, and maid Lina on a picturesque farm in Småland. He is an unusually lively little boy, who just can't resist trying out every whim that enters into his ...
Plot: boy, childhood, family, parent child relationship, bad luck, countryside, blond boy, wood carving, brother sister relationship, farmer, children, forest ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 415
Elementary (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Florence is a school teacher devoted to her students. When she encounters young Sacha, a child with problems, she will do everything she can to help him, even to the point of neglecting her own children, her own life, and of questioning her ...
Plot: teacher, children, school, inspiration, saleswoman, elementary school, delivery man, horn, restaurant, disciple, obstacle, rabbit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Alternate Weeks (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A 12 year old girl and her 8 year old brother live one week with their mother and the next week with their father. The girl blamers her mother, a super businesswoman for the divorce and turns all her anger on her. She prefers the weeks with her ...
Plot: sms, school, kiss, father son relationship, divorce, mother daughter relationship, christmas, father daughter relationship, love, birthday party, brother sister relationship, text messaging ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 105
Scrapwood War (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 87 min.
Story: At their annual summer building club ‘Camp Scrapwood’, best friends Ziggy (12) and Bas (12) find themselves on opposing sides for the first time in their lives. At summer club, best friends Ziggy and Bas (12) are on opposing sides for the first ...
Style: captivating
Plot: building, school, friendship, boy, chores, bully, friendship between men, rivalry, sibling rivalry, summer camp, group of friends, showdown ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 8.0
 149K
Wonder (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The story of August Pullman – a boy with facial differences – who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.
Style: uplifting, inspirational, sincere, thought provoking, touching
Plot: bullying, middle school, school, happy ending, friendship, father son relationship, family, mask, family relations, deformity, child, fight ...
Place: coney island brooklyn new york city, new york, pennsylvania, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Back Home (TV Movie) (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: During World War II, young Rusty was sent to America for safety. It's now five years later and the spunky redhead returns to her native England. From the family she hardly remembers to snobby classmates and rule-filled boarding schools, Rusty ...
Plot: world war two, boarding school, little brother, boy, scaffold, cigarette smoking, dancing, redhead, fainting, friendship, sneaking out, redhead girl ...
Time: year 1945, 1940s
Place: britain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Amour d'enfance (2001)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This feature length entry from shorts director Caumon deals with a turbulent mother and son relationship in a rural setting.
Plot: family relations, father son relationship, farm, cancer, love triangle, hunting, death of father, violence, friendship, countryside, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Anne of Green Gables (1972)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 280 min.
TV show
Story: Anne of Green Gables is a made-for-television British mini-series directed by Joan Craft based upon the novel, Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery.
Plot: girl, children, childhood, death of child, family relations
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 416
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, family, child as adult, school, parents and children, fish out of water, adoption, family life, friendship, animal life, disorder, friends ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Kayla: A Cry in the Wilderness (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set in the 1920s, this film tells the poignant and inspiring story of Sam MacKenzie (Tod Fennell), a boy whose explorer dad disappeared on an expedition to the Arctic tundra. Unable to make friends, adjust to his new Canadian home or get along with ...
Plot: stepfather, dog, friend, neighbor, arctic, ridicule, country doctor, family relations, countryside, emotional abuse, bullying, pursuit ...
Time: 1920s
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Ramdhanu-The Rainbow (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Mitali was a worried mother. This time, once again, her 5 year old son Gogol had failed to pass the admission test in a reputed school. Mitali was determined to get her son admitted into a reputed school. Gogol loved the song of birds, the flight of ...
Plot: children, school, education, female director
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%