Movies like Big City

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Big City (2007)
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Big City (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Western
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Description : Set in the American Wild West, this French-language film quickly overcomes its dire beginning--the Native American ambush of a group of immigrants--and becomes an enjoyable comedy. When the adults of Big City leave for the ambush site, the children realize they are all alone and in charge. With a cast composed almost entirely of young people...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, adventure, family relations, parody, youth, family, farce, society, americana, kids and family, immigrants, prostitute, racism, old west, misfit, alcohol abuse, urban, small town life, bar, city life, social relations, love, school, horse, native american ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s

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Most similar movies to Big City

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and captivating films with plots about family, adventure, family relations, youth, friends, friendship and young heroes mostly in Family, Adventure and Comedy genres. Some movies like Big City: War of the Buttons (2011), The Widow's Might (2009), Beethoven's 5th (2003), White Tuft, the Little Beaver (2008), Hildegarde, a Duck Down Under (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
War of the Buttons (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Occupied France; Lebrac leads a play war between two rival kid gangs, but a girl he likes, who's Jewish, is in danger of being discovered by local Nazi sympathisers. Lebrac and the village must now respond to the reality of what's ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: rivalry, village, adventure, mischievous children, fall in love, friendship, young heroes, life is a bitch, youth, love and romance, social relations, disorder ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: france, europe
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95%
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, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: filmmaking, desire for fame, buddies, small town, disorder, ambition, family, friendship, family relations, widow, filmmaker, faith ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Beethoven's 5th (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When Sara takes Beethoven to spend summer vacation with wacky Uncle Freddie in an old mining town, the mischievous canine "digs up" the missing clue to a legendary hidden fortune of Rita and Moe ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, dog, friendship, family life, partners, escapades, heroes, chase, adventure, family, youth, best friends ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
White Tuft, the Little Beaver (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: White Tuft is a small beaver who lives in the north of Canada; It is a dangerous place so in his adventure he would have to recognice his friends and his enemies.
Style: captivating, semi serious, humorous, sincere, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: wilderness, family, escapades, nature, animal life, in the woods, danger, fight, beaver, falling, fire, father figure
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Hildegarde, a Duck Down Under (2001)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A family's adventure to save one of their own - their beloved pet duck.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, young heroes, adventure, heroes, rescue, pets, youth, danger, family life, brother brother relationship, smuggling, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, friendship, school, family relations, youth, horse, art, singing, balloon, friends, female protagonist, teenage girl
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Bennie Stout (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Fisherman’s son Benjamin - Bennie - Stout is a boy with a heart of gold who always gets himself into trouble. His St. Nicholas wish list includes a pedal car, just like the one the sneaky mayor’s son Roderick has. These are the depression years ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, family life, adventure, escapades, youth, family relations, small town, small town life, disorder, show tunes, santa claus, young heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Trouble at Timpetill (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Luxembourg
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The children of a small European mountain village end up being its only residents, soon after the adults cannot take their behavior any longer.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: youth, soldier, disorder, village, adventure, prank, family relations, prison, escape, gang, save the day, village life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Just 4 Kicks (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Best known as the production designer on most of the Farrelly Brothers films, Sidney J. Bartholomew Jr. makes his directorial debut with this family-friendly soccer comedy. Real-life twin brothers Dylan and Cole Sprouse play a pair of soccer-playing ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: rivalry, family life, family relations, ambition, adventure, twins, underdog, sport, friends, family, hopes, soccer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An all-new Disney holiday classic is born - Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups. Starring a brand-new litter of the cutest talking pups ever - Hope, Jingle, Charity, and Noble - it's perfect for the whole family. When Mrs. Claus travels to Pineville, ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: santa claus, dog, christmas, adventure, family relations, stowaway, family, disorder, youth, friends, pets, animal life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Seven Alone (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A fictionalized account of the real-life adventure of the Sager family. Travelling with a wagon train from Missouri to Oregon, things are going well for the Sagers, until father Sager dies from blood poisoning following an Indian attack, and mother ...
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, wagon train, human spirit, on the road, family, ambition, heroes, siblings relations, wilderness, americana, fish out of water, against the odds ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: oregon, missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Incredible Elephant (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tormented by a giant bully and dealing with the loss of his mom, young Daniel wishes for a special pet to have by his side. After discovering Lumpy-a real, live elephant-in his backyard, it's as if his wish has come true...until his dad ships ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, sincere, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pets, family relations, wish come true, elephant, magic, young heroes, adventure, youth, single parent, family, best friends, hopes ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Jim and the Pirates (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jim Olsson, eight years old, lives in a small, boring town.His father has passed away recently but comes back in Jim's fantasies to tell stories. In his daydreams Jim has all kinds of adventures.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, dealing with death, adventure, supernatural, ghost, family, youth, social relations, parents and children, small town, small town life, pirate ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Alice Upside Down (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: France, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Still mourning the death of her mother a few years back, ALICE McKINLEY finds her life seriously disrupted when her father BEN buys a store and moves her and her older brother LESTER to a new town. In the painful throes of adolescence, Alice has a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: school, adventure, teenage life, family life, disorder, family relations, coming of age, family, starting over, teachers and students, hopes, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Outlaw Trail: The Treasure of Butch Cassidy (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: Three boy scouts, one a great-nephew of Butch Cassidy, and their pretty girl friend hunt for the lost treasure of the legendary bank robber in 1950s Utah. A modern gang of outlaws wants to grab the loot, too, and soon the intrepid heroes are fleeing ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: adventure, friendship, family life, escapades, rivalry, family, teenage life, criminal, outlaw, romantic rivalry, criminal gang, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 1950s, 50s, 1900s
Place: utah, usa, bolivia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, treasure hunt, escapades, best friends, young heroes, youth, pets, journey, friendship, rivalry, friends, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Tom Sawyer (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany, Romania
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tom Sawyer (LOUIS HOFMANN) has a head full of pranks and drives when he invents is not just a new adventure, preferably around with his best buddy Huck Finn (LEON SEIDEL) - much to the chagrin of his Aunt Polly (HEIKE MAKATSCH) with Tom and his ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: adventure, young heroes, adventurer, buddies, prank, adolescence vs adulthood, false accusation, child's point of view, cave, escapades, friendship, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, missouri, saint petersburg, america, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Hands off Mississippi (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Die zehnjährige Emma freut sich auf die Ferien bei Oma Dolly auf dem Land. Nach ihrer Ankunft muss sie jedoch erfahren, dass der alte Herr Klipperbusch gestorben ist und sein schmieriger Neffe Albert Gansmann, genannt „Der Alligator“, alles ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, rider horse relationship, adventure, family, animal rescue, friendship, girl horse relationship, child's point of view, strong female character, grandmother granddaughter relationship, equestrian, little girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mississippi, northern germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Hanni & Nanni (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A drama centered around twins attending the same boarding school.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: twins, boarding school, friendship, mischievous children, youth, social relations, disorder, school, adventure, couples, heroes, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Dummie the Mummy (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Western
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In a dull village where nothing ever happens, a boy finds a living mummy in his room. It's the start of an amazing friendship.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mummy, friendship, adventure, escapades, friends, family, young heroes, youth, village, magic, museum, child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Monkey in the Middle (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chris has just moved to the East Coast, and already his workaholic father is encouraging him to make new friends. Luckily football (soccer) practice is starting up, and Chris meets a few kids on the team-including his cute neighbor Mara. When Mara ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, mischievous children, friendship, disorder, youth, family, single parent, animal life, friends, coming of age
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: realistic, humorous, exciting, semi serious, captivating
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: adventure, friendship, ambition, young heroes, rivalry, chases and races, youth, disorder, family, parents and children, children, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Metro Chase (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This family comedy is about, Zack, an 8-year old American boy who is separated from his 18-year old sister, as they arrive in Paris for a family vacation. Seth, and friends track Zack down.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, mischievous children, chase, disorder, danger, kids in trouble, silly humor, friends, family relations, child in peril, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Crocodiles (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Hannes, growing up with his young, poor and single mother wants to join the coolest gang in the area, the Vorstadtkrokodile. When the ‘entry test’ goes wrong, Hannes’s life is saved by Kai, who is desperate to join too but is ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, suburban life, suburbs, friendship, heroes, buddies, best friends, youth, teenage life, family, witnessing a crime, amateur detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: small town, wounded animal, animal life, animal training, escapades, adventure, heroes, youth, friends, treasure hunt, uninhibited rivalry, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada, usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Au Pair 3: Adventure in Paradise (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Caldwells take a family trip to Puerto Rico where their father is also securing a secret business deal, while the kids find their own paths. Eight years have passed since the events of Au Pair, and newly graduated as his high school's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: nanny, family life, parents and children, family business, family, youth, family relations, prank, father son relationship, swimwear, teenager, swimsuit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Skippers of the Cameleon (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two young boy twins receive a boat of their own by a stroke of luck. It turns out to be very fast and they use their boat to help out their friends.
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: rescue, boat chase, twins, friendship, adventure, friends, family relations, youth, family, escapades, competition, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Mountain Family Robinson (1979)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A family goes "back to nature" by homesteading in the Colorado Rockies.
Style: semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, wilderness, survival, heroes, escapades, mountain, catastrophe, animal life, family, adventure, danger, countryside ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Lucky Luke (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: France, Argentina
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Fearless gunslinger, Lucky Luke, is ordered by the President to bring peace to Daisy Town.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: cowboy, fighting crime, old west, crimes, adventure, rivalry, hotshot hero, escapades, parody, law enforcement, small town, partners ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Ace Wonder: Message from a Dead Man (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ace Wonder is a 10-year-old detective, struggling to find a storyline for his latest novel. When his path tangles with Derek Morton, a simple family mystery becomes a very real case of corporate espionage, scientific discovery, and one coldblooded ...
Style: captivating, exciting, semi serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: boy hero, adventurer, riddles and clues, uncover truth, investigation, young heroes, save the day, amateur detective, youth, danger, parents and children, family business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%