Movies like A Dog's Tale

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A Dog's Tale (2000)
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A Dog's Tale (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anything is possible when the Professor tells Tim about a supernova that grants wishes. Unfortunately, when Tim's wish doesn't go as planned, he finds himself in a dog's body!
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: youth, child as adult, adventure, mischievous children, treasure hunt, heroes, wish come true, escapades, family life, disorder, hopes, daring rescue, wizards and magicians, pets, getting home, human becoming an animal, transformation, metamorphosis, animal life, dog, turned into an animal, spell, pirate, family, friends ...

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Most similar movies to A Dog's Tale

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and touching films with plots about family, disorder, adventure, youth, family relations, friends and heroes mostly in Family, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like A Dog's Tale: Quigley (2003), Ramona and Beezus (2010), Air Buddies (2006), Kids World (2001), The Shaggy Dog (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Quigley (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: William Byron Hillman's family comedy Quigley stars Gary Busey as a cold-hearted billionaire. Early in the film he dies. After dying, he learns that he will only get into heaven if he learns lessons about compassion and selflessness. In order ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: reincarnation, family relations, hidden identity, disorder, redemption, family life, eccentric family, custody, odd couple, dealing with death, uninhibited rivalry, adventure ...
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100%
Ramona and Beezus (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ramona is a little girl with a very big imagination and a nose for mischief. Her playful antics keep everyone in her loving family on their toes, including her older sister Beezus, who's just trying to survive her first year of high school. ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, chick flick ...
Plot: mischievous children, youth, aunt niece relationship, family relations, teenager, family life, family, parent child relationship, sibling relationship, two sisters, disorder, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Rusty: A Dog's Tale (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two orphans named Jory and Tess live with their grandparents. However, their cousins Bart and Bertha try to take them away because the two kids have trust funds from their dead parents. When Bart and Bertha kidnap the newborn puppies, Rusty the dog ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: dog, family relations, rescue, child custody, family life, disorder, animal life, friends, getting home, orphan, hopes, young heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.6
 4K
Air Buddies (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Here’s the delightful tale of teamwork and adventure your whole family will love! Air Bud is the proud father of five adorable puppies - the hip-hopping B-Dawg, lovely Rosebud, mellow Buddha, dirt-loving Mudbud, and the big fella Budderball - with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: puppy, dog, family, golden retriever, pets, friendship, partners, adventure, buddies, disorder, heroic mission, odd couple ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 5.2
 295
Kids World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: What would you wish for if you were eleven and could have anything in the world? Your parents don't understand you. Your teenage brother is constantly getting you in trouble...for things he did! You're in love with the twelve-year-old girl ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, suspense
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: youth, experiment gone awry, teenage life, child as adult, friendship, young heroes, mischievous children, adventure, disorder, wish come true, family life, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.4
 19K
The Shaggy Dog (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The tale of a workaholic dad-turned-dog who finds that being man's best friend shows him the most important job - being a great dad.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, chick flick, teens ...
Plot: dog, family, human becoming an animal, disney, experiment gone awry, pets, transformation, divorce, kids and family, parents and children, disorder, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Santa Buddies (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Puppy Paws (the fun-loving son of Santa Paws) gets bored, he finds Budderball on Santa's naughty list and figures he's just the dog to show him how to be an ordinary pup. When the magical Christmas Icicle starts to melt however, and ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, sweet, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dog, christmas, santa claus, adventure, save the day, holiday, hopes, owner dog relationship, disney, happy ending, pets, christmas present ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, youth, animals, family relations, family life, friendship, family, best friends, chase, partners, escapades, odd couple ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Shaggy D.A. (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wilby Daniels, a successful lawyer running for District Attorney, suddenly finds himself being transformed into an English sheepdog. Somehow he has to keep his change a secret and find just what is causing it, all the while eluding the local dog ...
Style: humorous, unusual plot structure, sweet, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dog, disney, lawyer, family, animal life, farce, transformation, animals, curse, district attorney, first contact, fight scenes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Jack and the Beanstalk (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A fairy tale character who is about to flunk out of fairy tale school, Jack must perform a heroic deed by Monday or fail miserably, just like his father before him. Anxious to make good, Jack sells his C.O.W. (Computer of Wonder) for a handful of ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: youth, adventure, giant, adventurer, young heroes, escapades, legends and myths, disorder, friends, family, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dog, santa claus, christmas, family relations, adventure, family gatherings, pets, youth, family, disorder, stowaway, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.9
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Bingo (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bingo, the runaway circus dog, is off the leash and saving Chuckie's life! Bingo and the boy become the best of friends in this canine comedy featuring doggy disguises and skateboarding, pinball and prison. Chuckie and his parents (Cindy ...
Style: humorous, touching, not serious, entertaining, parody ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, friendship, on the road, family, adventure, rescue, escapades, animals, youth, pets, animal life, kidnapping ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Zeus and Roxanne (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mary Beth is a marine biologist that gets annoyed when a dog called Zeus stows aboard her research boat. Nevertheless she is intrigued when the intrusive canine makes best-friends with her captive dolphin, Roxanne. She falls in love with Zeus's ...
Style: feel good, sweet, melancholic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: dog, dolphins, friendship, adventure, youth, family, animals, rescue, opposites attract, single parent, odd couple, daring rescue ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Ace Ventura Jr: Pet Detective (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "I will try to be normal" 12-year-old Ace Ventura Jr. promises. Thats cool, except whats normal for him is finding missing mutts, kidnapped kitties or gone gators and creating hilarious chaos every step of the way.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, saga
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: pets, rescue, obsessive quest, escapades, adventure, disorder, uncover truth, heroes, young heroes, amateur detective, family, private detective ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Benji: Off the Leash! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Benji and his friends try to save his mother from a puppy mill.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dog, youth, odd couple, adventure, young heroes, friendship, against the odds, rescue, pets, mischievous children, parents and children, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Luck of the Irish (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A teenager must battle for a gold charm to keep his family from being controlled by an evil leprechaun.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: youth, basketball, disney, family relations, friendship, teenage life, adventure, family life, child as adult, love, magical creature, teenager ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Kids Who Saved Summer (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A group of youngsters trying to save their playground from an unscrupulous developer who wants to build a factory there.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: youth, family relations, adventure, disorder, friends, mischievous children, family, family life, factory, friendship, deception, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Treasure Buddies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Disney's irresistible talking puppies are back in an all-new movie that takes them halfway across the world to the ruins of ancient Egypt. With the help of some exotic new friends, this epic adventure is a treasure trove of pure Buddy fun. In a ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, youth, adventure, friendship, young heroes, treasure hunt, family, uninhibited rivalry, legends and myths, rivalry, escapades, pets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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A Christmoose Carol (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bullied young boy befriends a flying, talking moose that crashed through his ceiling after a test-flight with Santa went terribly awry in this holiday film for the whole family. But later, just as Mr. Moose and Beril strike up a friendship, the ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: christmas, heroes, adventure, friendship, family relations, family, youth, escapades, animal life, children, santa claus, hunter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Tommy Tricker and the Stamp Traveller (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the joker Tommy Tricker plays some practical jokes on some of his friends, his best friend Ralph, a stamp collector, discovers the secret of "stamp travel" to make him travel around the world on a stamp to bring back the mysterious ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: friends, exploitation, family relations, travel, disorder, young heroes, mischievous children, misfit, getting home, heroes, family, pirate ...
Place: australia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Bailey's Billion$ (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sweet and savvy talking golden retriever, Bailey, is one doggone lucky pooch when his devoted owner, Constance Pennington, leaves him her entire billion-dollar fortune. Bailey is lucky, that is, until he becomes the target of an elaborately-designed ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: talking dog, pets, inheritance, friendship, mischievous children, cons and scams, dog, golden retriever, adventure, animal life, family relations, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Jumping Ship (2001)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Joseph, Matthew and Andrew Lawrence (TV's Brotherly Love) star in this thrilling, action-packed sequel to the Disney Channel Original Movie Horse Sense. It's first-class adventure on the high seas for Michael Woods (Joseph Lawrence) and ...
Style: exciting, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: resort, pirate, adventure, chase, treasure hunt, disney, siblings relations, daring rescue, disorder, island, family life, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.9
 247
My Ghost Dog (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dog's ghost returns to help boy win a custody battle, fight bullies and find his loving but shy step-dad a nice girlfriend.
Style: exciting, semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: youth, family relations, disorder, wizards and magicians, friends, animal life, invisibility, ghost, adventure, family, heroes, supernatural ability ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 3.6
 211
I Heart Shakey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shakey is a family film about a 35-year-old widower named J.T. O'Neil, his precocious 10-year-old daughter and their devoted mutt Shakey. After moving from a small town to Chicago and missing the fine print in their rental contract, J.T. is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dog, father daughter relationship, widower, family relations, family, friends, pets, parents and children, disorder, youth, single parent, mischievous children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, semi serious, humorous, sincere, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: elephant, youth, pets, family relations, wish come true, magic, adventure, young heroes, miraculous event, family life, disorder, family ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Gold Retrievers (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A boy and his dog must go in search of a fabled local treasure in an effort to save the family house from foreclosure.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: youth, treasure hunt, save the day, adventure, rivalry, escapades, forest, small town, young heroes, mischievous children, parents and children, pets ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Czech Republic, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: One of puppet-maker Geppetto's creations comes magically to life. This puppet, Pinocchio, has one major desire and that is to become a real boy someday. In order to accomplish this goal he has to learn to act responsibly. This film shows you ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, fairy tale, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: coming of age, adventure, family, youth, escapades, mischievous children, heroes, disorder, family relations, friends, teaching the ways of the world, friendship ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Space Buddies (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: B-Dawg, Mudbud, Budderball, and all the rest of the Buddies are back, but this time, they're setting their sights even higher -- as in, the moon! With the help of their new pals Spudnick (voiced by Jason Earles) and Gravity, these pooches are ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, futuristic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: dog, disney, outer space, moon, rescue, family life, space travel, adventure, space and aliens, survival, partners, disorder ...
Time: 2000s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Sherlock: Undercover Dog (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Billy, 10, a dreamer, wants to be taken seriously so he can live with his toy-designer father on Catalina Island. Billy's plans get seriously spoilt when Sherlock, a talking police dog, demands his help to rescue his police detective handler ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dog, youth, friends, disorder, family, investigation, partners, young heroes, heroes, pets, rivalry, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Five Children and It (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Psammead is 'It', an ancient, irritable, ugly sand fairy, which five children find one day in a gravel pit. As a reward for finding him, It grants the children one wish a day, the results of which will last until sunset.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, semi serious, gothic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: youth, wish fulfillment, adventure, young heroes, heroes, mischievous children, disorder, fish out of water, parents and children, supernatural, rivalry, misfit ...
Time: year 1917, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%