Movies like Call of the Wild

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Call of the Wild (2009)
 5.2
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Call of the Wild (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Self-centered and status-conscious, ten year old Ryann Hale journeys to Montana to visit her down-to-earth grandpa, Bill Hale. Ryann bonds with a wolf-dog, Buck, and schemes to save him from a cruel dogsledder.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, contemplative
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, family holiday, adventure, friendship, young heroes, friends, contests and competitions, rivalry, human animal relationship, countryside, grandfather granddaughter relationship, snow, pets, animal training, small town life, hopes, family vacation, race, wolf, sheriff, chases and races, wounded animal, sleigh
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, montana

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Most similar movies to Call of the Wild

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and feel good films with plots about friends, friendship, youth, family, family relations, adventure and dog mostly in Family, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Call of the Wild: Belle & Sebastian (2013), White Fang (1991), Finding Friends (2005), Miracle Dogs Too (2006), Bigfoot (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Call of the Wild (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Western
Country: UK, France, West Germany, Italy, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Academy Award winner Charlton Heston plays John Thornton, a fearless man who's after more than gold; he wants to do what's right. Thornton works for the U.S. mail and is the only person daring and smart enough to figure out how to travel ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, bleak, touching
Plot: animal life, friends, friendship, small town, forces of nature, escapades, adventurer, contests and competitions, survival, adventure, rivalry, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Belle & Sebastian (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Belle and Sebastian is set high in the snowy Alps during the Second World War. The resourceful Sebastian is a lonely boy who tames and befriends a giant, wild mountain dog, Belle – even though the villagers believe her to be ‘the beast’ that ...
Style: touching, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: dog, adventure, world war two, human animal relationship, friendship, orphan, on the road, boy and dog, friends, young heroes, escapades, little boy ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: alps, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 21K
White Fang (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jack London's classic adventure story about the friendship developed between a Yukon gold hunter and the mixed dog-wolf he rescues from the hands of a man who mistreats him.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: dog, human animal relationship, treasure, friendship, pets, wilderness, adventure, gold, dog sled, survival, daring rescue, adventurer ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, yukon, usa, london, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Finding Friends (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This kid has to move to a farm in his summer vacation and don't get to go to Norway Cup as he had planned for. Out on the country there is bad cellphone reception, cow smell and inbreed farmers as far as the eye can see. The family Volvo get ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, pets, save the day, fish out of water, teenage life, youth, family relations, family, escapades, young heroes, coming of age, immigrants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Miracle Dogs Too (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Zack, a young boy, finds two cocker spaniels caged in the woods and takes them home. The animals, Sissy and Buddy, have magical healing powers that change the people of a small town.
Style: sentimental, serious, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family relations, small town, parents and children, miraculous event, hopes, animal life, human spirit, pets, young heroes, magic, dog, retirement home ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
K-9 Adventures: Legend of the Lost Gold (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Kassie and her friends stumble across an old, broken pocket watch they begin an unexpected journey to unlock the secret of the legendary Garrison Gold. They'll have to solve riddles and follow clues to find the lost treasure. With the help ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, treasure hunt, escapades, best friends, young heroes, pets, youth, journey, friendship, rivalry, friends, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.3
 355
Bigfoot (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The whole family will enjoy huge laughs and giant, hairy adventures with this touching tale about a big-hearted Bigfoot. Lost in the forest, he befriends three kids, Percy, Madison and Leonard, who are determined to protect him. When two local ...
Style: feel good, captivating, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: forest, rescue, adventure, friendship, friends, youth, school, captivity, sasquatch, rivalry, save the day, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 ⇓
45%
The Keeper: The Legend of Omar Khayyam (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Kamran is a 12 year old boy in the present day who discovers that his ancestor is the 11th Century Mathematician, Astronomer, Poet of Persia, Omar Khayyam. The story has been passed down in his family from one generation to another, and now it is ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, epic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: social relations, mathematics, adventure, power relations, religions or cults, friends, love and romance, friendship, tradition, legends and myths, astronomer, mathematician ...
Time: middle ages
Place: iran, persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 891
Saving Shiloh (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this third movie about Shiloh, Judd Travers is accused of killing a man he once fought in a bar. Everyone in the town consider Judd to be guilty except Marty Preston, but even him has some doubts. Trying to clear Judd's name Marty and his ...
Style: serious, captivating, touching, sincere, saga
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, small town, friendship, mischievous children, family life, youth, pets, best friends, rescue, animal actor, boy and dog, friends ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Young Black Stallion (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: When courageous young Neera becomes separated from her family in the desert, she chances upon a wild colt. Together they find friendship, trust, and their way back home only to discover her family is about to lose everything!
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: horse, desert, black horse, girl horse relationship, friendship, human animal relationship, rescue, survival, young heroes, family relations, mischievous children, orphan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Trial of Old Drum (2000)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Inspired by a true story set in Missouri, "The Trial of Old Drum" tells the story of a valiant golden retriever, Old Drum, an orphan dog that becomes a boy's best friend and is then forced to stand trial for killing a neighbor's ...
Style: touching, realistic, light, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: golden retriever, courtroom drama, family, against the odds, legal investigation, righting the wronged, family relations, small town life, dedicated lawyer, legal, pets, youth ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 796
White Fang (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Western
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The wolf dog, White Fang, aids a reporter, a fur trapper, a nun, a young Eskimo boy and his father of ridding a gold mining town of a sleazy crime lord in 1896 Yukon, Canada.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: small town, animal life, friends, heroes, adventurer, youth, escapades, treasure hunt, adventure, survival, rivalry, young heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada, usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 613
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 ⇓
41%
Dolphin Tale 2 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The team of people who saved Winter's life reassemble in the wake of her surrogate mother's passing in order to find her a companion so she can remain at the Clearwater Marine Hospital.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dolphins, veterinarian, animal life, rescue, friendship, family, youth, family relations, human spirit, hopes, friends, amusement park ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Cowgirls n' Angels (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of rodeo trick-riders recruits a young girl to join them.
Style: realistic, serious, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: horse, rodeo, direction and purpose, friendship, self discovery, youth, hopes, parents and children, family relations, cowgirl, search for father, missing father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, oklahoma, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 2K
Flipper (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Many kids might say their best friend is a puppy or a pony. But for 12-year-old Sandy, the most special pet of all is the exuberant dolphin he rescues and who returns the favor by rescuing Sandy from sharks.The dolphin named Flipper first swam into ...
Style: touching, feel good, exciting, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dolphins, adventure, healing power, family, young heroes, friendship, youth, teenage life, pets, father son relationship, ocean, animal life ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, serious, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: rivalry, friendship, adventure, family, coming of age, leadership, mischievous children, youth, heroes, society, social relations, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 60s, 70s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Adventures of Ociee Nash (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Skyler Day stars as Ociee Nash, a spirited nine-year-old from rural Mississippi. Ociee's idyllic life is thrown into a tailspin when she's sent to live with her Aunt Mamie to become a "young lady". Ociee's true bravery, ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: farm, mischievous children, adventure, starting over, young heroes, friendship, single parent, lifestyle, youth, teaching the ways of the world, family life, adoption ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: mississippi, north carolina, usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 187
Storm (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Drengen Freddie elsker hunde og hader hundemishandlere. Så da han ser en mand på gaden være rigtig modbydelig mod sin hund, tager han affære og kidnapper hunden, som han giver navnet Storm. Freddie gemmer Storm på sit værelse, for hans far vil ...
Style: serious, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: parents and children, friendship, contests and competitions, family, friends, animal life, family relations, pets, father son relationship, dog, jealousy, elementary school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 534
Silver Wolf (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A ranger (Michael Biehn) and his 16 year old nephew (Shane Meier) struggle to save a wolf from a rancher (Roy Scheider), who is out to kill it.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wolf, survival, snowboarding, death of father, adventure, teenage life, human spirit, friendship, pets, daring rescue, wilderness, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
 9K
Iron Will (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Will Stoneman's father dies, he is left alone to take care of his mother and their land. Needing money to maintain it, he decides to join a cross country dogsled race. This race will require days of racing for long hours, through harsh ...
Style: touching, feel good, captivating, uplifting, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog sled, underdog, train, adventure, family, friends, gambling, human spirit, against the odds, friendship, world war one, sport ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: alaska, minnesota, canada, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 1K
Wolf Summer (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The young Norwegian girl Kim almost gets killed after falling from a hillside. She finds shelter and stumbles upon the territory of a wolf and her puppy. She barricades herself, but as time passes she finds the wolf less and less frightening. When ...
Style: serious, sincere, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: rescue, friendship, parents and children, adventure, family, escapades, female protagonist, strong female character, wolf, courage, nature, saving a life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Eskil & Trinidad (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Eskil moves from town to town with his father in Northern Sweden. He misses his mother and sucks at playing hockey, the main activity among the boys his age. Things changes when he meets Trinidad, a mysterious woman who lives outside society ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, family, family relations, parents and children, village life, father son relationship, adventure, father and son, sport team, friends, village, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
 27K
Max (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A dog that helped soldiers in Afghanistan returns to the U.S. and is adopted by his handler's family after suffering a traumatic experience.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: dog, youth, teenage life, adventure, friendship, pets, escapades, betrayal, rescue, family, police investigation, family bonds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, afghanistan, texas, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.4
 666
Contest (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bullied high school student Tommy is suddenly befriended by his chief tormentor, Matt, the school's most popular student and star athlete. Tommy is suspicious, but is forced to accept the awkward friendship in order to enter a cooking contest ...
Style: captivating, feel good, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, swimming, school, teenage life, youth, contests and competitions, rivalry, high school, couples, cooking and food, friends, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.6
 7K
Andre (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true story of how a marine seal named Andre befriended a little girl and her family, circa 1962.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: friendship, family relations, small town, coming of age, rescue, family, seal the animal, orphan, social relations, disorder, animal life, friends ...
Time: 90s, 60s, year 1962
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
When I Find the Ocean (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A little girl leaves home with her pet dog and rabbit to escape abuse and find the ocean in the hopes of feeling closer to her father who has passed away.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: civil rights, dog, friendship, family life, estrangement, pets, youth, hopes, wilderness, child's point of view, family relations, mother ...
Time: 60s
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Widow's Might (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: From the creators of Bubble Trouble and Heartstrings comes an all new feature-length comedy adventure! John Moore and Cameron Cavillo are buddies; aspiring filmmakers with the dream of winning the prestigious American Viewfinder film festival. When ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: filmmaking, desire for fame, buddies, disorder, ambition, family, small town, friendship, family relations, widow, filmmaker, faith ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
V8 - Die Rache des Nitros (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of friends got into a big trouble and they will try to do anything to get away with it.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: adventure, friendship, young heroes, ambition, parents and children, disorder, youth, family, rivalry, misfit, contests and competitions, car race ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%