Movies like A Dog Named Duke

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A Dog Named Duke (2012)
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A Dog Named Duke (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A homeless vet leaves his dying dog and best friend, Duke, on the doorstep of a clinic. The dedicated staff nurse Duke back to health, and then launch a campaign to locate the vet and re-unite him with his best pal.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, captivating, light, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, pets, clinic, dog, war veteran, therapy, family relations, parents and children, teenager, homeless, father daughter relationship, adoption, massage, loyalty, motor home, nightmare, gift, cell, veterinary clinic, handyman, medical examination, baby girl, embarrassment, father daughter reunion, human dog relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, sacramento california

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Most similar movies to A Dog Named Duke

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, feel good and realistic films with plots about family, family relations, parents and children, youth, dog, disorder and friendship mostly in Family, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like A Dog Named Duke: Puppy Love (2012), Marley & Me (2008), Chilly Christmas (2012), Change of Plans (2011), Cinnamon (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Puppy Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When single mom Megan Nolan moves to a new town, she feels guilty for uprooting her ten-year-old daughter Caitlin. Seeing that the little girl's only friend is a neighbor's dog, Megan decides to adopt a shelter pet for Caitlin. She ...
Style: feel good, touching, light, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: dog, romance, parents and children, family relations, fall in love, family, hopes, single parent, pets, friendship, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Marley & Me (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A newly married couple who, in the process of starting a family, learn many of life's important lessons from their trouble-loving retriever, Marley. Packed with plenty of laughs to lighten the load, the film explores the highs and lows of ...
Style: touching, sad, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: dog, family, pets, friendship, couple relations, family relations, marriage, parenthood, journalist, couples, family life, life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, ireland, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Chilly Christmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old Bobby Cole and his dog Chilly are best friends, living happily in their Southern California beach house. But when Bobby's father Patrick (C. Thomas Howell), a single parent and police detective, accepts a job in New York City, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pets, christmas, dog, family relations, disorder, crimes, youth, parents and children, father son relationship, single parent, best friends, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Change of Plans (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Sally and Jason Danville's life are turned upside down when a tragic accident suddenly names them the caretakers of four young children.
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: custody, adoption, parents and children, disorder, life turned upside down, family, family life, couple relations, orphan, youth, couples, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Cinnamon (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: University professor Madeline Walters isn’t doing too well in the dating game. Good men are hard to find, so she’s happy spending time with her Maltese puppy Cinnamon, and her precocious teenage daughter Chloe.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: save the day, pets, talking dog, family relations, fall in love, parents and children, single parent, nothing goes right, christmas, friendship, rivalry, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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52%
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Uncle Nino (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A distant, slightly dysfunctional family is brought closer together when the father's long-estranged Uncle Nino comes from Italy to Chicago for a surprise visit.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, family life, family gatherings, optimism, couples, society, parents and children, fish out of water, uncle, family reunited, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: sincere, captivating, light, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, family, family relations, pets, single parent, farm, coming of age, youth, dog, teaching the ways of the world, friends, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2010
Place: usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
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The Santa Con (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Small-time con man Nick DeMarco is ordered by his parole officer to take a minimum-wage job as a department store Santa during the holidays...and he hates it. Near the end of his first shift, he hastily promises a young boy, Billy, that Santa will ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, moral dilemma, parents and children, family, family relations, wish come true, introspection, store, santa claus, love, friendship, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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One Christmas Eve (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A series of mishaps threaten a recently divorced mom's attempts to make her two kids' first Christmas "without dad" perfect.
Style: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: nothing goes right, family relations, disorder, single parent, family, parents and children, christmas eve, christmas, life turned upside down, fall in love, puppy, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Abner, the Invisible Dog (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bullied teen stumbles into possession of a top-secret government formula that turns his dog invisible and gives it the power of speech.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, friendship, family, pets, suburbs, youth, birthday, invisibility, animal life, farce, friends, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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First Dog (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A foster boy is befriended by a lost dog who turns out to belong to the President of the United States. The boy decides to run away from the foster home to return the canine to the White House -- "Because it's the right thing to do!"
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: president, adventure, family, boarding school, on the road, dog, boy, usa president, couples, society, youth, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas! (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teddy Duncan's middle-class family embarks on a road trip from their home in Denver to visit Mrs. Duncans Parents, the Blankenhoopers, in Palm Springs. When they find themselves stranded between Denver and Utah, they try to hitch a ride to Las ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, family, parents and children, family relations, family life, on the road, road trip, santa claus, youth, dolphins, mime, chicken ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.6
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I Heart Shakey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shakey is a family film about a 35-year-old widower named J.T. O'Neil, his precocious 10-year-old daughter and their devoted mutt Shakey. After moving from a small town to Chicago and missing the fine print in their rental contract, J.T. is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, family, parents and children, friends, pets, family life, disorder, youth, single parent, mischievous children, dog, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Saving Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Kirk is enjoying the annual Christmas party extravaganza thrown by his sister until he realizes he needs to help out Christian, his brother-in-law who has a bad case of the bah-humbugs.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family, family relations, siblings relations, tradition, christmas party, brother in law, santa claus, dancing, breakdance, holiday, christmas season ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Golden Winter (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A runaway boy befriends a pack of homeless puppies. Together, they stop a bank robbery and find a family to adopt them all.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: golden retriever, heist, friendship, crimes, youth, family, disorder, christmas, dog, family relations, friends, talking dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
An American Girl: Saige Paints the Sky (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Meet nine-year old Saige, a talented artist with a passion for horses, in this modern-day story about finding your voice! Saige is excited about the new school year, until she discovers that art-her favorite class-has been cut. On top of that, her ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, youth, family relations, school, friendship, balloon, art, horse, friends, female protagonist, teenage girl, singing
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 2K
Angels Sing (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: As a child, Michael Walker wished every day could be Christmas. That is, until a tragic accident crushed his holiday spirit. Thirty years later, Michael still can't muster any joy for the holidays, despite encouragement from his playful wife ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, family relations, family life, haunted by the past, mysterious character, youth, parents and children, friendship, family
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.4
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Mr. Troop Mom (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Public Defender Eddie is a widower with a 13 year-old daughter, Naomi. A classic workaholic, Eddie has been M.I.A. for most of Naomi's big moments. But when an unfortunately timed accident gives Eddie the opportunity to become the "Team ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: parents and children, treasure hunt, family, family life, youth, siblings relations, family relations, friends, camp, forest, summer camp, prank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Bannister family including former K-9 police hero Zeus (voiced by Mario López) is back, and this time they're spending their holidays at a beautiful Rocky Mountain resort. But toss in an unexpected visit from cocky Uncle Randy (Casper Van ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, light
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, pets, animal life, save the day, family relations, dog, christmas, golden retriever, adventure, love, holiday, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Gabe the Cupid Dog (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Eric and Marsha break off their long-term relationship, journalist Eric is able to weather it pretty well. He still has his long time canine companion Gabe, and his boss, Ms Andrews, wants to send him to London to open an office. But first Ms ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: talking dog, pets, romance, disorder, fall in love, obsessive quest, wooing, nothing goes right, escapades, parents and children, single parent, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Three Dogateers (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a couple of burglars make off with their family's presents and decorations, the Three Dogateers set off on a journey to sniff out the bad guys and save Christmas!
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: santa claus, dog, escapades, save the day, pets, obsessive quest, christmas, friendship, family, disorder, musketeer, christmas movie
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Mary Christmas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Californian widower Joel Wallace, a successful businessman, is a great catch in a grand mansion, but absorbed by his work. His daughter Felice writes to a TV Christmas special, hoping for a 'new mammy'.
Style: touching, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family relations, nanny, single parent, christmas, hopes, family life, romance, parents and children, tv show, fall in love, wish come true, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.5
 570
Switchmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: All Ira Finkelstein wants for Christmas is...Christmas. Unfortunately, his parents are sending him to Florida to be with his Grandparents. Ira's spirit soars as he manages to land in Christmas Town, USA, instead.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, follow your dream, disorder, youth, mischievous children, family relations, friends, family, hopes, switching roles, parents and children, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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A Talking Cat!?! (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mysterious talking cat uses its powers of communication to enrich the lives of two different families, and bring them together.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, pets, disorder, parents and children, youth, talking cat, single parent, cat, supernatural, family, friends, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Babysitters Beware (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Seven-year-old Danny Parker is a good kid who loves his parents. But they have to go out on business dinners all the time, leaving him stuck with a sitter. It's not so bad when it's his favorite babysitter, Janelle but he also gets stuck ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, nanny, when the parents are away, parents and children, mischievous children, disorder, little boy, save the day, rivalry, friendship, friends, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Grandpa for Christmas (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An old-time movie-star singer/ hoofer rebonds with his estranged daughter and 9-year-old granddaughter.
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family relations, family, elderly, father daughter estrangement, grandfather granddaughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, estrangement, golden years, youth, holiday, reconciliation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Naturally, Sadie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Naturally, Sadie is a Canadian comedy teen drama sitcom that ran for three seasons from June 24, 2005 to August 26, 2007. It was produced in Canada, set in Whitby, Ontario. Filmed in Toronto, Ontario, most of the show was shot inside a former ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, family, high school life, animal life, parents and children, teachers and students, siblings relations, high school, nature, teenager, friendship, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 1K
Mr. Stink (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: This family comedy based on David Walliam's best-selling book tells the story of Chloe, who sees Mr. Stink every day, but has never spoken to him. Before she knows it, Chloe has an unusual friend hiding in her garden shed. As it turns out that ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, parents and children, family, intergenerational friendship, father daughter relationship, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, family relations, friends, youth, homeless ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.9
 420
The Retrievers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the Lowry Family moves from New York to Placerville in California, a golden retriever comes to their house. The family starts to take care of her and the retriever, now named Pilot, has puppies. They give all of the puppies away, but later ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, feel good, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: golden retriever, family relations, pets, family life, family, puppy, lost dog, pet dog, dog, dead animal, animal human communication, animal life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Dog Named Christmas (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A developmentally challenged young man with a penchant for caring for animals in need sets out to convince his family - and their whole rural community - to participate in a local shelter's inaugural "Adopt a Dog for Christmas ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, adoption, boy dog relationship, dog, pets, family relations, family, animal shelter, animals, mentally challenged, animal life, friendship ...
Time: 50s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%