Movies like Dusty

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Dusty (1983)
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Dusty (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Plot The eponymous Dusty is an appropriately named dingo, or wild dog. Roaming the fertile fields of Australia, Dusty is captured as a puppy. Though dingoes are normally averse to human companionship, Dusty attaches himself to an old, worn-out shepherd, played by Bill Kerr. The dog gives Kerr a reason for living, and vice versa. Be sure to have plenty of Kleenex handy for some of the mistier passages of Dusty.
Plot: dog, ranch, animals, horse, horse riding, rancher, fence, dog movie, animal
Place: australia

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Most similar movies to Dusty

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, erotic, psychological and serious films with plots about dog, horse, horse riding, animals, friendship, family relations and equestrian mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Dusty: The Right Hand Man (1987), Strikebound (1984), Farewell, Kuro (2003), Lad: A Dog (1962), Riders (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Right Hand Man (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Drama directed by Di Drew.
Plot: stagecoach, lord, lady, horse, doctor, diabetes, widow, accident, ranch, amputation, urine
Time: 19th century
Place: australia
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Strikebound (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Via the New York Times: "...reconstructs the true story of a coal miners' strike in the small town of Korumburra in the mid-30's... based on the real-life story of two remarkable characters, Wattie Doig, a miner who became a militant ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, scot, bicycle, riding a bicycle, funeral, cemetery, communist, strike, mine, coal mining
Time: 1930s
Place: australia
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Farewell, Kuro (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based on a true story set in Matsumoto city, Nagano, during 1960s. A stray dog wanders into a high school's grounds. The dog, named Kuro, stays at the school and becomes a special friend to everyone.
Plot: animals, dog, loyalty
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Lad: A Dog (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of the rough collie hero, Sunnybank Lad. Based on the book by Albert Payson Terhune.
Plot: boy and dog, girl dog relationship, family relations, owner dog relationship, rescue, dog actor, dog, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, human dog relationship, animals, warner bros ...
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Riders (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 199 min.
Story: Arrogant aristocrat Rupert Campbell-Black has a high social position, woman at his feet, money and fame in the world of show jumping. But Rupert has a rival - the brooding gypsy Jake Lovell, whose loathing for the Pin Up of Penscombe has driven him ...
Style: erotic
Plot: horse, horse riding, equestrian, competition, lovers, rivalry, olympics, sex, female director
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50%
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Days Like This (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Vaccuum salesman Evert makes the rounds in a suburban Stockholm apartment building, getting brief glimpses of the various tenants' lives. During the course of the day, he meets an arguing married couple, a lonely older woman and a younger ...
Plot: door to door salesman, multiple storylines, dog, cancer, squirrel, helicopter, bowling, ice cream truck
Place: eastern europe
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Mull (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An Australian film about a teenage girl who takes responsibility for keeping her "family" together.
Plot: lgbt, suburbs, gay interest, precocious child, cancer, coming of age, loss of mother, love triangle, gay brother
Place: australia
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47%
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Lilian's Story (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: For forty years Lilian Singer has been locked up in a 'loony bin' by her father. Her release is eventually secured by her eccentric Aunt Kitty and her brother, John. Lilian starts to carve out a place for herself. As she explores Sydney ...
Plot: insane, weirdo, tragedy, daughter, choice, father, mental illness, hiding place, female full frontal nudity
Place: australia
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45%
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The River Kings (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: Filmed on South Australia's glorious River Murray, this television mini-series is set during the 1920s and tells of the story of a runaway who escapes to the river to work on a paddle-boat steamer and his friendship with an old salt captain ...
Plot: boat, ship, river, television, runaway, young man, captain, water, australian, riverboat, steam, river boat
Time: 1920s
Place: australia, south australia
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44%
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Little Q (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Little Q is an aspiring guide dog, training to be a guide for the blind. Soon Little Q is partnered with Bo-ting, a renowned pastry chef who’s losing his sight. But Bo-ting is irritable and reluctant, constantly losing his temper at those around ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: dog, blindness, human dog relationship, blind man, owner dog relationship, seeing eye dog, social problems, slice of life, lifestyle, blind character, family
Place: china
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41%
The Removalists (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An adaptation of David Williamson's play; John Hargreaves and Peter Cummins star as a good and bad cop who assist a battered wife as she tries to escape her belligerent husband.
Plot: police, marital abuse, brutality, police corruption, married couple, police station, van, cafe, domestic violence, dog, battered wife, police officer ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia
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41%
Fighting Back (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fighting Back is a 1982 Australian film about troubled teenagers.
Plot: cross cultural relations, rage, school, teaching, student, revenge, police officer, violence, slum, racism, teenager, terror ...
Place: australia
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Journey Among Women (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Nine women convicts escape from a prison hell-hole and dare to create a savage world free of man.
Plot: revenge, escape, escaped prisoner, australian aboriginal, rape and revenge, exploitation, rape, friendship, sexual repression, misogyny, power struggle, survival ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia
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37%
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Night God (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Kazakhstan, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two workers are having a leisurely conversation. More and more often people see in the sky red tails of comets, wonder creatures appear from nowhere and a roar is said to be coming from the underground. What is the meaning of it all? – asks one of ...
Plot: fight, arranged marriage, debt, horse, painting, corruption, prison, murder, lawyer, mother daughter relationship, dog, selfie ...
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Nelio's Story (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Portugal, Mozambique
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on the book by Henning Mankell (Sweden), this story takes place in Mozambique and is about a young boy, Nelio, who loses his entire family during a time of civil war. A wounded Nelio is found by a baker in the capital Mapouto; refusing medical ...
Plot: bestiality, civil war, sailboat, truck, filicide, dog, theater, child soldier, fire, boy, dead dog, female director
Place: africa
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36%
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The Long Shot (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Annie Garret is a young woman who moves with her irresponsible husband Ross and their seven-year-old daughter Taylor from Colorado to a ranch in northern California where Ross abandons them after he fails to land a job. With no money and no friends, ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: horse, equestrian, ambition, follow your dream, starting over, parents and children, friendship, family relations, single parent, hopes, family, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colorado, california, usa
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35%
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Breaking Free (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When troubled, cynical teen Rick chooses service at a camp for the blind over serving time at a correctional facility, he thinks he's found the easy way out. Instead, it's the way to a new life. Friendship. Step by step, as Rick helps a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious
Plot: horse, youth, horse riding, animal abuse, family relations, animals, disability, girl horse relationship, friends, human spirit, teenage life, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, london, england
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Healing (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Viktor Kahdem is a man who has almost given up on life, sentenced to a low-security prison farm, a completely non-threatening environment where it is still felt that some individuals can be reformed. At Won Wron, Case Worker Matt Perry has ...
Style: spiritual
Plot: eagle, animals, owl, prison guard, shame, prison visit, family relations, father son relationship, loss of brother, rehabilitation, nature, parole ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Young Lady Chatterley II (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Cynthia, new lady of Chatterly, feels neglected by her husband. During his absences she tries to amuse herself with gardener Thomas, but always gets interrupted by new visitors. While she's busy her staff amuses itself. One of her guests is a ...
Style: erotic, sexploitation film
Plot: erotica, lesbian sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), fetish, cuckold, horse, lesbianism, horse riding, sex, lesbian, female nudity, infidelity ...
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Dalkeith (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Tells the true story of the residents at Dalkeith Residential Home who sit around every day just waiting to die until staff buy them a greyhound. Naming the dog Dalkeith after the home, they discover she is a phenomenal runner and she is soon ...
Plot: australian, dog, male female relationship, gambling, retirement home, lawsuit, bet, old woman, old man, elderly
Place: australia
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32%
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Still Life (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: There are victims that arrive by night. They intuit, unaware of the danger that awaits them. They may attempt to resist, but a young man leads them to their deaths before dawn. A dog is the only witness of this terrifying world that seems certain ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense
Plot: slaughterhouse, sheep, cow, dog, killing an animal, pig, animals, animal cruelty, farm, cattle ranch, very little dialogue, swimming ...
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31%
The Man from Snowy River: Arena Spectacular (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jim Ryan and Kate Conroy love each other, but John Conroy stands in the way of their happiness until Jim Ryan recaptures a prized colt.
Style: funny
Plot: horse, horseman, dog, australian outback, rock concert, stagecoach, rodeo cowboy, coach, rodeo, rock band, live performance, cowboy ...
Time: 1890s
Place: australia
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30%
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, equestrian, horse riding, animals, escapades, boy horse relationship, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, boy, horse trainer, rider horse relationship, gambling ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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O ilios tou thanatou (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 115 min.
Plot: vendetta, village, suicide, aunt, killing an animal, balkan war, horse, death, folk dance
Time: year 1917
Place: crete
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29%
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Tom White (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Tom White is an architect who chooses to become homeless despite an seemingly otherwise successful life. However, it soon becomes clear that not everything is as it appears at work. Tom chooses a different path and cuts ties with his normal life.
Style: interesting
Plot: male nudity, homelessness, architect, begging, graffiti, sex scene, mental breakdown, naked man, security guard, heist, stroke, orgasm ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Womanlight (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: political
Plot: love story, prostitute, car accident, dog, death, heart attack, suicide, animal trainer, couples, middle aged, frustration, aging ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Godland (2022)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Iceland, France, Sweden
Duration: 143 min.
Story: In the late 19th century, a young Danish priest travels to a remote part of Iceland to build a church and photograph its people. But the deeper he goes into the unforgiving landscape, the more he strays from his purpose, the mission and morality.
Plot: river, volcano, journey, sister sister relationship, marriage, drowning, horse riding, dog, love, boat, funeral, piano ...
Place: iceland
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28%
Dog Nail Clipper (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bright young soldier Mertsi suffers a permanent brain injury in the Second World War. In the late 1940s he wanders around the Finnish countryside looking for simple work and relying on other people's help. A workmate, Ville, tells him about his ...
Style: melancholic, thought provoking, sincere, touching
Plot: dog, human animal relationship, nature, war injury, post war, lumberjack, life is a bitch, life philosophy, post traumatic stress disorder, winter, veteran, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Well (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Young Katherine and her older friend Hester live at the isolated farm run by Hester and her father Francis. Katherine works as a maid and wants to leave that place because there's too much work. Hester, however, gets attracted to Katherine and ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: gay, australian aboriginal, couple relations, heist, small town, small town life, countryside, friendship, woman in danger, murder, crimes, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Love Finds You in Valentine (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Kennedy Blaine, a Californian girl, inherits a ranch in the small town of Valentine in Nebraska. Before she sells the property, she decides to spend the summer in her house and learn more about her family.
Style: romantic, light, entertaining, realistic
Plot: ranch, rancher, family history, small town, horse ranch, love and romance, romanticism, family, small town life, relationships, romance, love affair ...
Place: usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%