Movies and TV shows like Anne of Green Gables 1972

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Anne of Green Gables (1972)
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Anne of Green Gables (1972)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 280 min.
TV show
Story: Anne of Green Gables is a made-for-television British mini-series directed by Joan Craft based upon the novel, Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery.
Plot: family relations, children, girl, childhood, death of child
Place: canada

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Most similar movies to Anne of Green Gables

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and feel good films and TV series with plots about family relations, girl, friendship, family, youth, children and little girl mostly in Drama, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Anne of Green Gables: Anne of Avonlea (1975), Anne with an E (2017), Heidi (1993), Ebba och Didrik (1990), Worzel Gummidge (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Anne of Avonlea (1975)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 350 min.
TV show
Story: Anne of Avonlea is a film made for television 4-part mini-series, developed in United Kingdom. It is based on Anne of Avonlea, the sequel to Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery.
Plot: family relations, girl, heroine
Place: canada
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Anne with an E (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A coming-of-age story about an outsider who, against all odds and numerous challenges, fights for love and acceptance and for her place in the world. The series centers on a young orphaned girl in the late 1890’s, who, after an abusive childhood ...
Style: compassionate, touching, sincere, realistic
Plot: friendship, orphan, family relations, child's point of view, small town, teen romance, parents and children, adventure, imaginary, school, society, children's home ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada
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100%
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Heidi (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 193 min.
TV show
Story: After charming her reclusive grandfather and falling in love with the beautiful mountain he calls home, Heidi is uprooted and sent to Frankfurt where she befriends Klara, a young girl confined to a wheelchair.
Style: semi serious, feel good, emotional
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, family relations, friendship, family, odd couple, young heroes, youth, adventure, escapades, hopes, mischievous children, mountain ...
Place: europe, switzerland, swiss alps, germany, alps
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100%
Ebba och Didrik (1990)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 262 min.
TV show
Story: Two siblings, Ebba and Didrik, live in small society by the sea. An ordinary family with usual struggles. They're looking for love in different ways, but it's easier said than done.
Plot: grownups, friendship, first love, family, sibling relationship, husband wife relationship, young love, family relations, brother sister relationship, school class, tv, television
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100%
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Worzel Gummidge (1979)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Worzel Gummidge is a children's comedy series, produced by Southern Television for ITV, based on the books by Barbara Euphan Todd. Starting in 1979, the programme starred Jon Pertwee in the title role and ran for four series in the UK until ...
Plot: children, scarecrow, village, girl, boy, barn, farm, brother sister relationship, straw, tea, innocence, campfire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Rubber Tarzan (1981)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ivan is a very lonely 8 year boy who is bullied almost every day in school. Even his father taunts him because Ivan litteraly is a weakling (That should explain the title Rubber Tarzan). As a result of this Ivan spends a lot of his time on ...
Plot: loneliness, father son relationship, children, boy, bully, school, family relations, mother son relationship
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51%
The Adventures of Pollyanna (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Pollyanna comes to stay with her aunt, Polly Harrington, the most powerful woman in the town of Harrington. Aunt Polly wants her to concentrate on her studies but Pollyanna would rather make friends with the orphan kids. One day, a woman named Widow ...
Plot: family relations, aunt niece relationship
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50%
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Little Women (1970)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 225 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's novel.
Plot: family relations, american civil war, period piece, sister sister relationship, coming of age
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: massachusetts, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Secret Garden (1975)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 210 min.
TV show
Story: TV miniseries adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, feel good, uplifting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, family relations, estate, orphan, mischievous children, brat, self discovery, countryside, teaching the ways of the world, social relations, power relations, disability ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: europe, england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Little Lord Fauntleroy (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: An American boy turns out to be the long-lost heir of a British fortune. He is sent to live with the cold and unsentimental lord who oversees the trust.
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: estate, family relations, rich and poor, fish out of water, social differences, family life, culture clash, adolescence vs adulthood, misfit, family, power relations, mischievous children ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Midnight Is a Place (1977)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: This series is about two children who are the wards of a cantankerously un-loving uncle. That uncle owns a rug factory that has the typically brutal working conditions of the time that both poor adult and child labourers have to survive. Life is ...
Plot: sewer, working conditions, industry, poverty, fire, children, uncle, child labor
Time: victorian era
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48%
Tom Brown's Schooldays (1971)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 225 min.
TV show
Story: Tom Brown's Schooldays is a 1971 television serial adaptation of the Thomas Hughes novel of the same name. It was originally shown on the BBC1 Sunday tea time slot, which often showed adaptations of classic novels aimed at a family audience. ...
Plot: bully comeuppance, bullying, boys' school, coming of age, bully, schoolyard fight, corporal punishment
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
By Way of the Stars (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, Germany
TV show
Story: By Way of the Stars is an action/adventure television mini-series co-produced in 1992 by Sullivan Entertainment and German Beta-Taurus Kirch Group, that begins in 19th century Prussia, then travels through post-U.S. Civil War Charleston to the ...
Plot: escape, death of mother, immigration
Time: 1860s, 19th century, year 1865
Place: canada, prussia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Remedy (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Griffin Conner, a med-school dropout having left in a haze of disgrace, is forced to return to Bethune General Hospital as its newest orderly and work alongside his family.
Style: emotional, light, captivating, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: workplace, hospital, starting over, family relations, doctors and patients, boss and employee, college dropout, chief of staff, doctor, male nurse, friendship, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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48%
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Our House (1986)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Our House is an American television drama series that aired on NBC for two seasons from September 11, 1986 to May 8, 1988. The series centers on the Witherspoon family and the challenges they face adjusting to life with three generations living in ...
Style: serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: single parent, family relations, single mother, youth, family, parents and children, family life, family drama, in-laws, death of husband, loss of husband, basset hound ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Greatest Store In The World (1999)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Geraldine and her two daughters, Livvie and Angeline, are living rough on the streets on London. When their van blows up, they must find an alternitive place to stay. At first, they live in temporary housing, but the conditions are unbearable. ...
Plot: female director, family relations, teenage girl, van, security guard, single mother, burglar, mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, christmas, doorman, department store ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Oliver Twist (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of the novel by Charles Dickens.
Plot: charles dickens, children, child
Time: 1830s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Little Princess (1986)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 163 min.
TV show
Story: Sara Crewe is the pampered darling of her father, an army colonel, and the Victorian London girls' school where he places her. But when her father dies, penniless, Sara becomes a skivvy in Miss Michin's school, befriended only by the ...
Plot: soldier, imagination, school, little girl, pillow, friendship between girls, uniform, doll, teacher, monkey, birthday present, director ...
Place: england, india, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Baby-Sitters Club (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
TV show
Story: In this contemporary take on the beloved book series, five best friends launch a baby-sitting business that's big on fun and adventure.
Style: humorous, captivating, unusual plot structure, light, feel good ...
Plot: children, friend, teenage girl, sister sister relationship, teenager, friendship, family relations, female protagonist, small town, mother daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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A Piggy Tale (1991)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Story: Dolly, a lovely, adorable little girl from the mountain region. Due to the death of her parents, she was sent to her parents' friend, Mrs. Chu's care. When Dolly and her mini pig playmate, Guava, first came to Taipei, they brought a great ...
Plot: animal, surrogate family, death of mother, death of father, friend, husband wife relationship, orphan, search, girl, animals, family relations, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Hand in Hand (1961)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Seven-year-olds Michael and Rachel are best friends who do everything together and who have vowed to remain friends "forever and ever and can't be parted for never and never." Unfortunately, the society that Michael and Rachel live ...
Plot: little girl, family relations, religion, catholic, anti semitism, friendship, friend, jewish, little boy, children
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Shiralee (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Macauley is a swagman on the road in the 1940s looking for work. He's a laid back, laconic sort of bloke but when he gets landed with his daughter after his drunken play-girl wife in Adelaide makes him face up to what she believes are his ...
Style: touching, emotional, uplifting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: single parent, family feud, family relations, father daughter relationship, family, job seeking, unemployment, on the road, parents and children, society, youth, australian ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1930s ...
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Emily of New Moon (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Emily of New Moon is a Canadian television series, which aired on CBC Television from 1998 to 2000. The series originally aired in the United States on the Cookie Jar Toons block on This TV and it is currently seen in Canada on the Viva, Bravo! and ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, family relations, uncover truth, starting over, island, family life, youth, young heroes, coming of age, family, grownups, family problems ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century
Place: canada
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45%
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Anne of Green Gables (1985)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, West Germany, USA
Duration: 199 min.
TV show
Story: At the turn of the century on Prince Edward Island, Matthew Cuthbert and his sister Marilla decide to take on an orphan boy as help for their farm. But they get an unexpected jolt when they're mistakenly sent a girl instead: Anne Shirley. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, witty, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, adoption, teaching the ways of the world, countryside, teenage love, love and romance, coming of age, best friends, young heroes, foster home, island, imagination ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: canada
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45%
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Bootleg (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 135 min.
TV show
Story: When the "Good For You" party bans chocolate, two boys resolve to bring down the government.
Plot: chocolate, chocolate bar, politics, corrupt politician, police brutality, bootlegging, store, police station, government
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44%
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Women in Love (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Combining some elements of The Rainbow with Women in Love, this adaptation focuses on the lives of two sisters, Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen, as they struggle with their own loves, desires and passions. The drama follows their relationships with two ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: sister sister relationship, relationships, desire, passion, sisters, life, family relations, female director, female nudity, skinny dipping, world war one, male nudity ...
Time: edwardian era
Place: england
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44%
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Ready or Not (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Ready or Not is a Canadian teen drama series which aired on the Showtime Movie Channel and later on the Disney Channel and Global Television Network for 5 seasons and 65 episodes between 1993 and 1997 in both Canada and the United States.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, coming of age, family relations, best friend, teenager, tomboy, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, teenage love, youth, friends, social relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Christy (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Christy is an American historical fiction drama series which aired on CBS from April 1994 to August 1995, for twenty episodes. Christy was based on the novel Christy by Catherine Marshall, the widow of Senate chaplain Peter Marshall. The novel had ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious
Plot: moral dilemma, small town, idealism, love triangle, small town life, school, mountain, social relations, love and romance, society, hopes, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: tennessee, usa, north carolina
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44%
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Heartland (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Life is hard on the Flemings' ranch in the Alberta foothills where abused or neglected horses find refuge with a kind, hard-working family. Debts abound and the bank is about to foreclose. Can they keep the ranch running?
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: horse ranch, horse, farm, family, small town, wild horse, family relations, siblings relations, youth, workplace, animal life, grandfather ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Second Noah (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Second Noah is a television drama that was broadcast in the United States on ABC television from February 5, 1996 to June 8, 1997
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: adoption, family relations, disorder, animal life, family, family life, parents and children, large family, writers, family drama, veterinarian, interracial adoption
Time: 90s
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43%