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Emily of New Moon (1998)
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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 Vision TV cable channels. The series, produced by Salter Street Films, was based on the Emily of New Moon series of novels by Lucy Maud Montgomery. The series consisted of three seasons of thirteen episodes and one season of seven episodes, for a total of forty-six. The executive producers were Micheline Charest, Michael Donovan, and Ronald Weinberg. The series starred Martha MacIsaac as the titular orphan Emily Starr. Susan Clark and Sheila McCarthy played Emily's aunts Elizabeth and Laura, who had taken on the responsibility of raising Emily following her father's death, and Stephen McHattie played her cousin Jimmy. Susan Clark left the series after the first season when her character, Elizabeth, was killed off. Recurring cast included Chip Ciupka as Mr. Carpenter, Peter Donaldson as Ian Bowles, Richard Donat as Dr. Burnley, Kris Lemche as Perry Miller, John Neville as Uncle Malcolm, Jessica Pellerin as Ilse Burnley, Shawn Roberts as Teddy Kent, and Linda Thorson as Cousin Isabel.
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, family relations, island, youth, family, family life, starting over, grownups, family problems, custody, coming of age, young heroes, uncover truth, teenager, child, friendship, children, girl, little girl, poetry, death of father, aunt niece relationship, cousin cousin relationship, friendship between girls, child's point of view ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century
Place: canada

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Most similar movies to Emily of New Moon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films and TV series with plots about youth, family relations, orphan, friendship, coming of age, society and family life mostly in Drama, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Emily of New Moon: Oliver Twist (1999), Rag Nymph (1997), Little Men (1998), The Secret Garden (1975), Caitlin's Way (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Oliver Twist (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 386 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Charles Dickens' novel, this adaptation traces the childhood of an orphan whose mother dies giving birth to him in an English work-house in the 1820s.
Style: emotional, gloomy, bleak, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, child abuse, life is a bitch, confined, coming of age, crimes, society, danger, child in peril, apprentice, injustice, youth ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1830s
Place: london, england, europe
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Rag Nymph (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Seperated from her prostitute mother as the woman flees on foot down the filthy mid-19th century streets of Newcastle from the police, ten year old Millie is taken under the wing of rag lady Aggie Winkovski and her crippled helper, Ben. Young Millie ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, prostitute, pimp, homeless, kids in trouble, bittersweet, starting over, teenage life, down on your luck, friends, young heroes, youth ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 1800s, victorian era
Place: england, europe
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100%
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Little Men (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this adaptation of the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott, two street kids from Boston find themselves at Plumfield, a rural boarding school run by Jo and her husband -- and they soon learn academic and life lessons they won't ever forget.
Style: feel good, uplifting, realistic, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: boarding school, family relations, orphan, power relations, family life, school, youth, society, kids in trouble, boarding school life, school teacher, smoking ...
Time: 19th century, 1930s
Place: san francisco
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54%
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, estate, family relations, orphan, mischievous children, self discovery, countryside, teaching the ways of the world, brat, social relations, secret place, disability ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Caitlin's Way (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
TV show
Story: Caitlin's Way is a live action teen drama series that aired on Nickelodeon from 2000–2002. The show was co-created by Thomas W. Lynch. Aired on The N from January 2003 to September 27, 2009. It also aired on TeenNick from September 28, 2009 ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching
Plot: culture clash, horse, lifestyle, teaching the ways of the world, starting over, fish out of water, teenage life, orphan, young heroes, teenage love, family relations, youth ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: montana, philadelphia, usa
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50%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Secret Garden (1987)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a spoiled English girl living in 19th century India loses both parents in a cholera epidemic, she is sent back to England to live in a country mansion. The lord is a strange old man-- frail and deformed, immensely kind but so melancholy. She ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, light, disturbing ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: orphan, family relations, uncle, garden, mansion, family problems, little girl, family life, mischievous children, child's point of view, friendship, cholera ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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48%
David Copperfield (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A made for TV movie of the Charles Dickens' classic novel, turns Dickens' picaresque tale into an extended flashback, with David Copperfield Robin Phillips as a young man, brooding on a deserted beach, recalling his youth. The characters ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: orphan, coming of age, family relations, child in peril, rich and poor, down on your luck, boarding school life, destiny, alcohol abuse, young heroes, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Little Glory (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After his parents’ death, Shawn, 19 and mildly delinquent, tries to look after his little sister to cash in on his dad’s life insurance. But you can’t buy love -- and you sure can’t ignore it. Shawn will find out he’s got more to gain by ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, psychological, gloomy
Plot: custody, family problems, teenage life, coming of age, family relations, family life, small town, youth, rivalry, dog, profanity, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: michigan, usa
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46%
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Standing Up (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on one of the most beloved Young Adult novels of all time: Two kids are stripped naked and left together on an island in a lake - victims of a vicious summer camp prank; But rather than have to return to camp and face the humiliation, they ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, summer camp, child's point of view, self discovery, parents and children, family, youth, family relations, on the road, coming of age, prank, missing child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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46%
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Oliver Twist (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: Oliver is born into poverty and misfortune - the son of an unmarried mother, who dies shortly after his birth. He is soon delivered to the workhouse, where the cruel Mr. Bumble oversees children tormented by starvation and suffering. When Oliver ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: orphan, thief, child's point of view, street kid, social decay, friendship, youth, life is a bitch, danger, injustice, society, child abuse ...
Time: victorian england, 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Heidi (1968)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Heidi is an orphaned girl initially raised by her aunt Dete in Maienfeld, Switzerland. In order to get a job in Frankfurt, Dete brings 5-year-old Heidi to her grandfather, who has been at odds with the villagers for years and lives in seclusion on ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, uplifting, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mountain, orphan, family relations, friendship, governess, youth, nanny, hopes, escapades, young heroes, adventure, family ...
Time: 19th century
Place: switzerland, europe, alps, swiss alps
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45%
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, teaching the ways of the world, adoption, teenage love, countryside, love and romance, coming of age, best friends, island, foster home, young heroes, little girl ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: canada
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Reviving Ophelia (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The difficulties two sisters face raising their teenage daughters
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, sentimental, serious
Plot: family problems, coming of age, youth, teenage life, family life, obsession, family relations, buried truth, single parent, parents and children, siblings relations, nobody believes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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Oliver Twist (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
TV show
Story: Charles Dickens' classical story about the young orphan boy in 1837 England is again re-filmed in grand fashion. Richard Dreyfuss portrays Fagin, the unscrupulous leader of the young pick-pockets Oliver (Alex Trench) initially falls in with ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, gloomy, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, life is a bitch, youth, danger, crimes, young heroes, coming of age, family, society, gang, injustice, bittersweet ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1830s
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
David Copperfield (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 185 min.
TV show
Story: Charles Dickens' haunting semi-autobiographical tale of a boy who is sent away by his stepfather after his mother dies but manages to triumph over incredible adversities.
Style: uplifting, captivating, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: coming of age, orphan, charles dickens, rich and poor, social differences, step parent, family relations, manic, power relations, adulthood, rise to the top, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: england, europe, london
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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: realistic, semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: family relations, friendship, coming of age, teenager, tomboy, best friend, best friends, youth, family, social relations, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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43%
Keeping the Promise (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A colonial family seeks a better life in Maine's wilderness in this powerful adventure. When William Hallowell leaves behind 13-year-old son Matt to safeguard their claim, the boy relies on his new friendship with the Penobscot Indians for ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, wilderness, orphan, escapades, danger, family, friends, survival, friendship, family life, parents and children, plague ...
Time: 18th century
Place: new england, maine, massachusetts
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43%
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Little Big Girl (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While out and about tending to his herd, young shepherd Larus meets a mysterious little girl named Tinke. Quickly realizing that the girl is alone, Larus brings Tinke some food and slowly builds a friendship with her. Tinke, whose parents died ...
Style: captivating, realistic, sincere, touching, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, family relations, hopes, friendship, friends, coming of age, human nature, destiny, grandmother granddaughter relationship, children, search, girl ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: denmark, europe
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42%
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Zelly and Me (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young orphan who lives with her grandmother in a large Virginian home infatuates herself with the voices of Joan d'Arc. Her French nanny seeks out the help of a rich suitor to take her and the orphan away when she realizes that the ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sentimental, twists and turns ...
Plot: family relations, coming of age, nanny, betrayal, orphan, rich and poor, family life, adoption, teenage life, kidnapping, bittersweet, child in peril ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 1950s
Place: virginia, southern usa
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42%
A Brand New Life (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, South Korea
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young Jinhee is taken by her father to an orphanage near Seoul. He leaves her there never to return, and she struggles to come to grips with her fate. Jinhee desperately believes her father will come back for her and take her on a trip. The film is ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: adoption, orphan, dysfunctional family, family relations, hopes, parents and children, nun, youth, family problems, father daughter relationship, girl, single parent ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: korea, seoul, asia
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42%
David Copperfield (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: An orphan with a rough childhood becomes a barrister.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: orphan, friendship, social differences, teaching the ways of the world, adulthood, life is a bitch, child as adult, survival, rich and poor, society, young heroes, boarding school ...
Time: victorian era, victorian, 19th century
Place: england
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42%
Beecham House (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: On the cusp of 19th century in Delhi, we following the fortunes of the residents of the titular mansion. The story begins as handsome and soulful former English soldier, John Beecham, has acquired the house to start a new life for his family and a ...
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: mansion, friendship, love affair, love and romance, couples, couple relations, family problems, siblings relations, family life, parents and children, family relations, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india, delhi, taj mahal
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Women of Brewster Place (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
TV show
Story: A multigenerational story of the lives of several black women who call an inner-city tenement home.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: racism, friendship, society, life is a bitch, coming of age, lifestyle, hopes, adventure, juvenile delinquency, injustice, family problems, youth ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Pit Pony (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Glace Bay, Nova Scotia Canada, 1901. Willie MacLean is a 10-year-old boy with a love for horses and liking to school to cape the difficult times his family has. Willie's stern, but benevolent father is a coal miner in a local mine along with ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, epic, social
Plot: pony, dangerous animal, friends, family relations, working class, family life, school, teenage life, parents and children, follow your dream, hopes, family ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 90s
Place: canada, nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Outcast (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: Set in post-war Britain, ten year-old Lewis Aldridge is grief-stricken as he struggles to cope with the death of his beloved mother. Left under the care of his emotionally distant father Gilbert, whom he barely knows and who quickly remarries, Lewis ...
Style: captivating, touching, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: friendship, teenage life, family problems, coming of age, life is a bitch, youth, estrangement, death of mother, death in the family, dysfunctional family, dealing with death, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: england
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40%
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 540 min.
TV show
Story: Young Nicholas Nickleby sets out to make his fortune in order to prevent his mother and sister from depending upon his uncle, Ralph Nicklby. But he finds his first job as master at a Yorkshire school to be cruel, and runs away with one of the ...
Style: captivating, touching, sentimental, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, boarding school, single parent, rich and poor, family in danger, down on your luck, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, injustice, power relations, friendship, social differences ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Wild at Heart (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: The Trevanion family decide to make a fresh start and emigrate to South Africa to set up an animal reserve.
Style: sincere, serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family business, starting over, family problems, animal life, couples, workplace, family life, fish out of water, parents and children, workplace situations, veterinarian, wounded animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Glass Virgin (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 1870s England, the story tells of Annabella Lagrange and the terrible secret her wealthy parents have kept from her. When she finally learns the truth, she runs away and eventually finds solace in the company of her family's former ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, sexy
Plot: youth, prostitute, love and romance, coming of age, couples, working class, society, romance, wedding, family life, self discovery, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Switched at Birth (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: This is the story of the two babies who were switched at birth. A few years later when one of the girls gets sick and tests revealed that she was not the daughter of the couple who raised her. Eventually she dies. And the couple most especially the ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: single parent, mistaken identity, death in the family, custody, track down, family life, parents and children, family problems, family relations, legal, babies and infants, youth ...
Time: year 1987, year 1978
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%