Movies like Guns in the Heather

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Guns in the Heather (1969)
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Guns in the Heather (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Walt Disney's 3-part made-for-TV feature, The Secret of Boyne Castle (1969), originally shown on "Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color" (the new title for "Disneyland"), re-edited into feature film form for European theatrical release.
Plot: espionage, spy, student, castle, tourist, physicist, desertion, truth serum, dungeon, bound and gagged, defection
Place: ireland

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Most similar movies to Guns in the Heather

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, exciting and feel good films with plots about adventure, family, heroes, friendship, escapades, friends and danger mostly in Adventure, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Guns in the Heather: Agent X-77 Orders to Kill (1966), Mission Bloody Mary (1965), The Little Ark (1972), The Prince and the Pauper (1972), The Hijacking of 'Savoy' (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Agent X-77 Orders to Kill (1966)
Genre: Adventure
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A government agent tries to prevent foreign spies from obtaining a scientist's formula for a solid-rocket-fuel.
Plot: james bond spoof, spy, rocket, secret formula, hung by wrists, espionage
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Back to Hannibal: The Return of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn (1990)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This is yet another telling of the adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn as the two try to clear their friend Jim of murder charges.
Plot: false accusation of murder, reporter, lawyer, false accusation, friend, trial, childhood friend, friendship, court
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Mission Bloody Mary (1965)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Agent 077 - Mission Bloody Mary or Agente 077 missione Bloody Mary is a 1965 Italian action spy adventure film. The first of the Secret Agent 077 film series directed by Sergio Grieco.
Style: eurospy
Plot: secret agents, spy, secret agent, james bond spoof, espionage
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Little Ark (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This heart-rending family-oriented drama chronicles the adventure of two Dutch children who temporarily lose their father and mother during the great flood of 1953. Fortunately, they and their animals are taken in by a salty old boatman who helps ...
Plot: church, children, child in peril, flood, drowning
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Rascals and Robbers: The Secret Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The adventures and misadventures of Tom and Huck on the Mississippi River in Missouri with their involvement when they fall in with a gang of con artists, take up with a ragtag circus, help a freed slave buy his sister's freedom, and then see a ...
Plot: false accusation, con men, countryside, mark twain, robbery, friendship, children, child's point of view, chase, scheme, carnival, criminal
Time: 1850s
Place: mississippi, mississippi river, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Prince and the Pauper (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A poor boy named Tom Canty and Edward, the Prince of Wales exchange identities but events force the pair to experience each other's lives as well.
Plot: royal court, prince, medieval
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Hijacking of 'Savoy' (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Soviet Union, Poland, Bulgaria
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Polish schoolboy Janek, and Russian girl Tanya are traveling by a plane which ended up in the hands of a gang of drug dealers headed by ex Nazi criminal Henrich Scharf.
Plot: abduction, runaway, ex nazi, jungle, polish
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Maya (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An American boy runs away in the Indian jungle after a fight with his father.
Plot: jungle, elephant, male bonding, father son relationship, prince, impostor, cheetah, train station, snake, tiger, boy, runaway ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Fakir (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When two children move into an old house with their mother they find magical mystery involving a lively spirit and a precious diamond.
Plot: basement, crematorium, cellar, twins, mortician, death of brother, coffin, old dark house, diamond, widow
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Four Junior Detectives (1992)
Genre: Family, Action, Adventure
Country: Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The four young snoopers Tim, Karl, Kloesschen and Gaby by chance discover a hidden cave near an old castle. In it there's a board that seems to describe the way to a legendary sword. They ask their history teacher Schindler about it. He forbids ...
Plot: student, teacher, friend, friendship, boy, girl, overalls, castle, cave, group of friends, sword
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Patrik Pacard (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: West Germany
Duration: 300 min.
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Story: Series about a boy who meets scientists involved in the discovery of a chemical which makes it possible to grow everything everywhere. He becomes entangled in the operations of secret services who try to steal the formula.
Style: humorous
Plot: family relations, spy, genetic engineering, german
Time: 80s
Place: norway, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Caddie Woodlawn (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The exciting adventures of an 11-year-old tomboy growing up in the Wisconsin frontier of the 1860s. Based on the children's book.
Style: suspense
Plot: frontier, river, tomboy, brother sister relationship, prank, dress, pioneer, farm, american indian, large family, flower, native american ...
Time: 1800s, 1860s, 19th century
Place: wisconsin, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Peter en de Vliegende Autobus (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Young Peter has a difficult time adjusting at school having been confined to a wheelchair after an accident. He still wants to participate in the school outing and play and wants to come up with a way to make the play actors 'fly' like ...
Plot: candy, theme park, school, espionage, amusement park, wheelchair, bus, reporter, bus driver, father son relationship, invention, play ...
Place: netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The New Swiss Family Robinson (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Angelino Jack Robinson gets a new job in Australia, he decides to take his sissy wife Ann, brave sons Shane and Todd and wining daughter Elisabeth 'Lizzy' by sailing yacht from Hong Kong to Syndney. The gun he gets thrown in by ...
Style: serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, pirate, adventure, treasure hunt, family in danger, desert, survival, fish out of water, family life, isolation, child in peril, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: singapore, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Kim (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's novel.
Style: semi serious
Plot: escapades, family, orphan, daring rescue, adventurer, secret agents, young heroes, adventure, state affairs, jungle, heroic mission, culture clash ...
Place: india, england, europe, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Black Beauty (2015)
Genre: Adventure, 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: light, sincere, feel good, captivating
Plot: girl horse relationship, horse, equestrian, friendship, teenage girl, family relations, salvation, recovery, couples, horse jumping, summer, boy horse relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
My Side of the Mountain (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Film adaption of the novel by Jean Craighead George. A family movie made by Paramount Studios, the story revolves around thirteen-year old Sam Gribley (Teddy Eccles), a devotee of Thoreau, as many were back in the in 1960's. Sam decides to ...
Style: realistic, serious, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: mountain, survival, wilderness, adventure, youth, heroes, danger, family relations, disorder, friends, self discovery, human spirit ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Told from Mowgli's point of view, it's the story of how a boy became a mancub and a mancub became a man.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: rescue, jungle, youth, escapades, family, young heroes, adventure, coming of age, heroes, mischievous children, child in peril, feral man ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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War of the Buttons (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK, France, Japan, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The children of Ballydowse and Carrickdowse engage in battles where they cut of the buttons, shoe-laces and underwear of their captured opponents. This is to get the boys in trouble with their parents. They go to battle in mass groups of dozens, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, contemplative, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: rivalry, friendship, adventure, family, coming of age, society, leadership, youth, heroes, mischievous children, teenage life, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: ireland, europe
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The Black Stallion Returns (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: "Black" is a stunning fire-and-silk stallion celebrated the world over. But to his young American owner, Alec Ramsay (Kelly Reno), he's much more. So, when the amazing animal is stolen, Alec will stop at nothing to get him back. Alec ...
Style: humorous, tense, semi serious, unusual plot structure, melancholic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: horse, desert, friendship, kidnapping, adventure, family, heroic mission, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, youth, pets, daring rescue ...
Place: morocco, africa, new york, california
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44%
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Spymate (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Amelia, a young genius and daughter of a top secret agent, unknowingly invents a contraption that makes her the target of an evil scientist.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: spy, working undercover, secret agents, adventure, heroes, save the world, undercover, family, mad scientist, escapades, rivalry, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Nikki, Wild Dog of the North (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A family film about Nikki, a half-wolf, half-dog raised in the Yukon during the gold rush era. After being separated from her master, Nikki must fend for herself amidst bears, the harsh Yukon weather, and a trapper who wants her skin.
Style: exciting, serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: wilderness, canadian, daring rescue, babies and infants, young heroes, getting home, adventure, danger, escapades, heroes, adventurer, pets ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada, yukon
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Ride a Wild Pony (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Scott, a poor farm boy, is given a wild pony from a wealthy ranch owner's herd to ride to and from school. Scott and his pony soon become an inseparable team, until one day the pony suddenly disappears. Soon after, the ranch owner's ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: farm, school, horse, pony, adventure, rise and fall, rescue, family, alcohol abuse, legends and myths, death in the family, animal life ...
Time: 1910s
Place: australia
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40%
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The Jennie Project (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Hugo Archibald is a doctor and brings home a wide variety of exotic animal species. The latest animal he brings home is a chimpanzee named Jennie. Dr. Archibald is not home very much, and Andrew feels he does not care about him. And Lea his wife ...
Plot: family relations, liquid, chimpanzee, table
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Legend of Longwood (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands, Ireland, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When 12-year-old Mickey Miller moves from New York to Ireland, she soon discovers a link between herself and the 300-year-old legend of the mysterious Black Knight, who regularly haunts the sleepy Irish village. With courage and a sharp mind, she ...
Style: exciting, captivating, sincere, light
Plot: white horse, castle, legend, strong female character, curse, inheritance, courage, accident, single mother, adventure, knight, friendship ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Treasure Island (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Young Jim Hawkins and peg-legged Long John Silver set sail for adventure in Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of dastardly pirates, swashbuckling heroes, buried treasure and a young boy's amazing courage. The narrative diverges from ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, heroes, traitor, castaway, child hero, treasure map, lost treasure, escapades, obsessive quest, danger, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Where the Spies Are (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: eurospy
Plot: cold war, assassination, double agent, desertion, british intelligence, helicopter, espionage, gadget, airplane, electric torture, brunette, male male relationship ...
Place: paris france, lebanon, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Boy Who Turned Yellow (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: John and his class go on a school trip to the Tower of London. While he is there he loses his pet mouse and vows to return and find her later. Back in school, he is not very attentive and falls asleep during a lesson about electricity so his teacher ...
Plot: mouse, student, teacher, alien, tower of london, school trip
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Treasure Island (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: UK, France, Italy, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Young Jim Hawkins finds himself serving with pirate captain Long John Silver in search of a buccaneer's treasure, in this short adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ship, island, treasure hunt, young heroes, betrayal, pirate, rivalry, escapades, tragic hero, heroes, family, rebellion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Phoenix and the Magic Carpet (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Stuck in their late Grandfather's country cottage with no TV, Anthea, Robert and Chris are resigned to a boring week until they find a mouldy old carpet and a strange golden egg. But when the egg accidentally falls into the bonfire, it hatches ...
Plot: family relations, egg, cottage, grandfather grandson relationship, grandfather granddaughter relationship, quest, surrealism, bird
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%