Movies like My Friend the Vagabond

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My Friend the Vagabond (1984)
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My Friend the Vagabond (1984)
Original name: Mi amigo el vagabundo
Genre: Family
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Nazario is a wanderer who makes his living playing an old guitar in the streets of Madrid. From what he gets, he lives together with Sam, an orphan of eight years, which he hosted for charity and adores. The problem is that a wealthy and childless marriage intends to take the child
Plot: drifter, friendship, christmas, police, businessman, kidnapping, mouse, child, frog, street musician, police commissioner, guitar

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Most similar movies to My Friend the Vagabond

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, entertaining and light films with plots about friendship, family, youth, friends, christmas, family relations and escapades mostly in Family and Drama genres. Some movies like My Friend the Vagabond: My Brother Is a Dog (2004), Peter Bell (2002), Christmas Break-In (2018), John Grin's Christmas (1986), Rafiki (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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.
Style: entertaining, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: human becoming an animal, dog, brother sister relationship, animals, turned into an animal, siblings relations, human dog relationship, morphing, family, pets, kids and family, pet dog ...
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Peter Bell (2002)
Genre: Family
Country: Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Peter is a cheerful, but not a very obedient boy who is growing In a very ordinary Dutch family. His pranks amuse some and cause a lot of trouble to others. Peter pranks are so numerous and incredible, that hit the front pages of city newspapers. ...
Plot: diamond, brother sister relationship, thief, children, zeppelin, practical joke, aunt, friendship, school, father son relationship, police, snow ...
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Christmas Break-In (2018)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Izzy is an energetic 9-year-old. Overscheduled and running late, Izzy's parents can't pick her up on-time the last day of school before Christmas break. A blizzard complicates the matter, but not as much as a pair of bad guys who are ...
Style: light, funny, exciting, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: mischievous children, christmas, kids and family, child's point of view, family, friendship, self discovery, adaptation, criminal, child in peril, resourceful, holiday ...
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John Grin's Christmas (1986)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: An adaptation of Dickens' "A Christmas Carol " with Robert Guillaume as John Grin, the Scrooge character. His son Kevin has a role as the Bob Cratchit character, with Geoffrey Holder and Ted Lange as two of the Ghosts.
Style: christmas special
Plot: christmas, christmas eve, orphan, ghost, factory, orphanage, scrooge, american indian, death of mother, death of father, miser, death of family ...
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K-9 Adventures: A Christmas Tale (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 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, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, animal life, friends, family, escapades, single parent, youth, family relations, small town, friendship, dog, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Rafiki (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Three friends - Julie, Mette and Naisha - are enjoying the first snow in the village. They have snowball fights with the boys and look forward to Christmas. One day Naisha suddenly disappears. With a secret address written in invisible ink as their ...
Style: captivating, feel good, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, missing child, friends, escapades, mischievous children, riddles and clues, friendship, christmas, disorder, social relations, best friends, family ...
Time: 21st century
Place: norway, europe
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My Giraffe (2017)
Genre: Family
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Germany
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Dikkertje Dap was born on the same day as Raf the giraffe. Dikkertje can often be found at the zoo, because Raf is his best friend. They are inseparable, until Dikkertje goes to school for the first time and finds out giraffes can’t go to school. ...
Style: funny, captivating, feel good, humorous, entertaining
Audience: family outing
Plot: human animal relationship, giraffe, animal human communication, escapades, friendship, friends, school, child, zoo, schoolboy, plan
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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: touching, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, family life, on the road, family relations, hopes, getting home, siblings relations, dog, christmas, family, friends, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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More About the Children of Noisy Village (1987)
Genre: Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Bullerbyn är en liten, liten by i Småland. Där ligger tre gårdar. I Mellangården bor Lisa med sina bröder Lasse och Bosse, i Norrgården bor systrarna Britta och Anna och i Sörgården bor Olle. Ja, och så Kerstin också, Olles lillasyster. ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, winter, christmas, family, youth, social relations, friends, family life, friendship, siblings relations, parents and children, village ...
Time: 1930s, year 1929
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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Coming Home for Christmas (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sisters Kate and Melanie haven’t spoken to each other in years since a hurtful scene at Melanie’s wedding. Their parents, Wendy and Al, have let the pain of their daughters’ absence drive a wedge between them, and their tensions have led to a ...
Style: feel good, sweet, light, touching, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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3 Bears Christmas (2019)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Baby Bear sneaks out on Christmas morning to find the perfect gift for his parents Mama and Papa Bear only to cross paths with a wicked witch who transforms him into a human.
Style: entertaining, touching, funny, feel good, exciting
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Pals (2016)
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Country: USA
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Santa vs. Claus (2008)
Genre: Family
Country: Spain
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Christmas is in trouble. Santa, who has been bitten by the Fame Bug, is now magically split from Claus, his conscience and Christmas Spirit. "Fun, fun, fun" seems to be Santa's new purpose in life - which Claus, of course, strongly ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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 ...
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Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, educational, offbeat
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Duration: 87 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Children of Noisy Village (Swedish: Alla vi barn i Bullerbyn) is a 1986 film directed by Lasse Hallström, based on books by Astrid Lindgren. The movie starred Anna Sahlin and premiered in December 6, 1986 ...
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