Movies like Lean on Pete

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Lean on Pete (2017)
 7.2
 12K
Lean on Pete (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Charley, a teen living with his single father, finds work caring for an aging racehorse named Lean on Pete. When he learns Pete is bound for slaughter, the two embark on an odyssey across the new American frontier in search of a place to call home.
Style: road movie, exciting, light, captivating, disturbing
Plot: horse, racehorse, teenage boy, father son relationship, loneliness, money, on the road, doctor, coming of age, horse trainer, horse race, runaway, drunk, trophy, single father, teenager, animals, violence, food, truck, hospital, running, telephone, orphan, ambulance ...
Place: portland oregon

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Most similar movies to Lean on Pete

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, captivating, realistic and feel good films with plots about horse, friendship, family relations, youth, horse riding, father son relationship and coming of age mostly in Drama, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Lean on Pete: King Jack (2015), Flicka (2006), Windstorm 3 (2017), Windstorm 2 (2015), Destined to Ride (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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King Jack (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Growing up in a rural town filled with violent delinquents, Jack has learned to do what it takes to survive, despite having an oblivious mother and no father. After his aunt falls ill and a younger cousin comes to stay with him, the hardened ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious
Plot: coming of age, small town, friendship, teenage boy, teenage life, adventure, youth, crimes, rivalry, friends, memory, teenage crush ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york state
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Flicka (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A headstrong 16 year old Katy McLaughlin desires to work on her family's mountainside horse ranch, although her father insists she finish boarding school. Katy finds a mustang in the hills near her ranch. Katy then sets her mind to tame a ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, road movie, talky ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: horse, cowboy, family relations, family, family life, parents and children, self discovery, hopes, love and romance, farm, animal life, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wyoming
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35%
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Windstorm 3 (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Ostwind and Mika have found a real home at the farm Kaltenbach with Mika's grandmother. In the hustle of running therapy center and due to Mika's fame as a horse-whisperer, she feels that she doesn't have enough freedom and time to ...
Style: light, captivating, sincere, uplifting, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: horse, horse riding, girl horse relationship, wild horse, horse ranch, stallion, freedom, horse race, teenage girl, self discovery, escapades, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
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31%
 6.4
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Windstorm 2 (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Summer vacation. Mika is overjoyed to see Ostwind again. But then she discovers strange wounds on the belly of Ostwind, for which no one has an explanation. Yet this is Kaltenbach verge of bankruptcy! With a heavy heart Mika decides to participate ...
Style: sincere, captivating
Plot: horse, girl horse relationship, horse riding, equestrian, human animal relationship, teenage girl, horse trainer, grandparent grandchild relationship, parent child relationship, grandmother granddaughter relationship, horse ranch, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Destined to Ride (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Lily's life is turned upside down when she is forced to leave her friends to spend the summer on a remote ranch with her nature-loving aunt. She is surprised to meet an unlikely group of friends and Pistachio, the horse she has an unbreakable ...
Style: humorous, sincere, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: horse, horse race, girl horse relationship, summer, ranch, teenager, rider horse relationship, adaptation, transformation, teenage life, rivalry, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.0
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American Honey (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 163 min.
Story: A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits.
Style: road movie, talky, disturbing, melancholic, intense ...
Plot: road trip, teenage girl, misfit, first love, marijuana, dancing, van, romance, drinking alcohol, drinking, on the road, teenager ...
Place: kansas city, america, nebraska, oklahoma, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Primo Baby (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A tomboyish juvenile delinquent, Paschal Draney, is sent to live in a foster home run by a well-known horse breeder where he befriends a Thoroughbred seemingly crippled by a congenital eye defect.
Plot: underdog, success, responsibility, family relations, race, animals, racehorse, racing, horse, animal, love, friendship ...
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30%
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, girl horse relationship, desert, friendship, human animal relationship, black horse, survival, rescue, young heroes, orphan, mischievous children, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Black Beauty (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The fates of horses, and the people who own and command them, are revealed as Black Beauty narrates the circle of his life.
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: horse, pets, adventure, friendship, family, hopes, getting home, human animal relationship, farm, animal rights, horse actor, compassion ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1870s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 2K
Windstorm (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: While spending the summer at her grandmother's farm, a girl (Hanna Höppner) discovers a talent for communicating with horses and tries to tame a fierce stallion.
Style: touching, uplifting, serious, realistic, sincere
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: horse, horse riding, animal training, youth, teenage girl, self discovery, teenage life, farm, stallion, hopes, family, horse ranch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Cowgirl's Story (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dusty Rhodes is new at Jefferson High, and she sticks out like a... well, a cowgirl. Dusty is a real cowgirl from Texas. Her parents are in the U.S. Army: her mother a helicopter pilot and her father a Special Forces Army Ranger. At first, Dusty is ...
Style: captivating, sincere
Plot: equestrian, horse, patriotism, girl horse relationship, rodeo, rider horse relationship, teenage girl, racehorse, direction and purpose, ambitious woman, village, friends ...
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A 12-year-old cartographer secretly leaves his family's ranch in Montana where he lives with his cowboy father and scientist mother and travels across the country on board a freight train to receive an award at the Smithsonian Institute.
Style: touching, exciting, sentimental, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, train, prodigy, cowboy, loneliness, adventurer, train ride, train travel, parents and children, on the road, farm, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: montana, usa, washington d.c., chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.8
 279
Black Beauty (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A modern retelling of Anna Sewell’s classic novel, Black Beauty explores the heartfelt story of 15 year-old Audry who makes the discovery of a lifetime whilst volunteering at a city animal shelter. Rescued from an abusive owner and recovering from ...
Style: sincere, light, captivating, feel good
Plot: girl horse relationship, horse, equestrian, friendship, teenage girl, family relations, recovery, couples, salvation, horse jumping, summer, boy horse relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Black Stallion (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion that is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on. When it tragically sinks both he and the horse survive only to be stranded on a ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, uplifting, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: horse, rescue, survival, friendship, family relations, barn, poker, training, horse race, shipwreck, stallion, island ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 3K
Black Beauty (2020)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK, South Africa, Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Born free in the American West, Black Beauty is a horse rounded up and brought to Birtwick Stables, where she meets spirited teenager Jo Green. The two forge a bond that carries Beauty through the different chapters, challenges and adventures.
Style: sincere, unusual plot structure, captivating, psychological, sexy
Plot: girl horse relationship, wild horse, horse ranch, horse race, horse riding, female protagonist, teenage boy, horse trainer, teenage girl, teenager, uncle niece relationship, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ben Crane believes that a severely injured racehorse deserves another chance. He and his daughter Cale adopt the horse (in fact is a mare)and save it of being sacrificed by the owner.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: horse, horse race, family relations, sport, animal training, racehorse, redemption, human spirit, parents and children, against the odds, hopes, dream come true ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, feel good, sentimental, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: horse, direction and purpose, self discovery, friendship, family relations, hopes, youth, parents and children, cowgirl, search for father, rodeo, missing father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.5
 2K
50 to 1 (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A misfit group of New Mexico cowboys find themselves on the journey of a lifetime when they learn their crooked-footed racehorse qualifies to run in the Kentucky Derby. Based on the true story of Mine That Bird, the cowboys must overcome impossible ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, touching, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: horse race, horse, against the odds, sport, rivalry, chases and races, hopes, ambition, contests and competitions, underdog, fish out of water, animal training ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Winter's Daughter (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: For 11-year-old Kattaka it's an escape: she's looking for her biological father, a Russian sailor whose ship is currently moored in Gdansk and whose existence her parents have kept secret until now. For 70-year-old Lena it's a journey ...
Style: road movie, touching, humorous, captivating, sincere
Plot: teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, tragic past, road trip, little boy, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, car trouble, best friend, winter, family relations, christmas eve ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Doo Dah Man (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set in 1980, The Doo Dah Man tells the story of JAKE, a 20 year old college student living in New Jersey who, after fighting with his absentee father, decides to run away from his life and hitch hike across the country. Along the way he is picked up ...
Style: road movie, touching, exciting, rough, captivating
Plot: intergenerational friendship, teenage boy, on the road, friendship, scam, stealing a car, photographer, father son relationship, teenage protagonist, father figure, on the lam, on the run ...
Place: southern usa
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23%
In This World (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Torn straight from the headlines, Michael Winterbottom's compelling and prescient 'In This World' follows young Afghan Jamal and his older cousin Enayat as they embark on a hazardous overland trip from their refugee camp at Peshawar, ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, sincere, inspirational ...
Plot: refugee, on the road, politics, life is a bitch, refugees, immigrants, danger, hopes, friendship, society, poverty, orphan ...
Time: contemporary, year 2002, year 2001
Place: iran, pakistan, afghanistan, turkey, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Christmas for a Dollar (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: America is in the midst of the Depression, and the Kamp family is struggling to get by, especially after Mrs. Kamp's untimely death. Now little Ruthie, with her mother gone and her father overwhelmed by doctor bills resulting from her ...
Style: touching, feel good, disturbing, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, christmas, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, love, poverty, poor family, siblings, horse, gift, family values ...
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22%
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Secretariat (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Housewife and mother Penny Chenery agrees to take over her ailing father's Virginia-based Meadow Stables, despite her lack of horse-racing knowledge. Against all odds, Chenery - with the help of veteran trainer Lucien Laurin - manages to ...
Style: sentimental, inspirational, touching, emotional, uplifting ...
Plot: horse, horse race, against the odds, horse ranch, sport, underdog, animal training, racehorse, stallion, rise to the top, contests and competitions, follow your dream ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Story: "The Motorcycle Diaries" is based on the journals of Che Guevara, leader of the Cuban Revolution. In his memoirs, Guevara recounts adventures he, and best friend Alberto Granado, had while crossing South America by motorcycle in the early ...
Style: road movie, touching, sentimental, captivating, realistic ...
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Time: 50s, 20th century, 60s, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: latin america, argentina, venezuela, colombia, chile ...
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Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
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Story: The son of the world's greatest detective embarks on a high-stakes adventure in this action-packed adaptation of the beloved book by Israeli writer David Grossman. (TIFF)
Style: realistic, touching, serious
Plot: coming of age, escapades, family relations, self discovery, friendship, magic, passion, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, school, child's point of view, love ...
Place: europe, france, holland
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22%
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Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: "Black" is a stunning fire-and-silk stallion celebrated the world over. But to his young American owner, Alec Ramsay (Kelly Reno), he's much more. So, when the amazing animal is stolen, Alec will stop at nothing to get him back. Alec ...
Style: humorous, tense, semi serious, unusual plot structure, melancholic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: horse, desert, friendship, kidnapping, adventure, family, heroic mission, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, youth, pets, daring rescue ...
Place: morocco, africa, new york, california
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22%
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Arcadia (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Greta's dad Tom is moving the family cross-country in a dented station wagon, promising a California paradise to his kids. All that's missing is Mom.
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: road trip, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, family problems, on the road, dysfunctional family, single father, single parent, cross country, coming of age, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oklahoma, missouri, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Goodbye Berlin (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two outsiders travel around the countryside during school holidays.
Style: road movie, light, entertaining, exciting, humorous
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Place: germany, berlin germany
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21%
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Dream Horse (2020)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The inspiring true story of Dream Alliance, an unlikely race horse bred by small town bartender, Jan Vokes. With very little money and no experience, Jan convinces her neighbors to chip in their meager earnings to help raise Dream and compete with ...
Style: captivating, touching, light, humorous, feel good
Plot: horse race, racehorse, horse trainer, horse, friendship, ambitious, follow your dream, direction and purpose, lifestyle, reality competition, horse jumping, adult humor ...
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Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Leave No Trace (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A father and daughter live a perfect but mysterious existence in Forest Park, a beautiful nature reserve near Portland, Oregon, rarely making contact with the world. But when a small mistake tips them off to authorities, they are sent on an ...
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating, philosophical, road movie ...
Plot: off the grid, father daughter relationship, hiking, teenage girl, hitchhiking, survivalist, wilderness, medicine, trust, hiding place, injury, post traumatic stress disorder ...
Place: washington state, oregon, portland oregon, utah, california ...
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21%