Movies like Summerdog

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Summerdog (1977)
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Summerdog (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this heart-tugging kids movie, a vacationing family finds an abandoned mutt and kindly decide to name him Hobo and take him to their home in the big city. When their wicked landlord finds out about the pooch, he threatens to boot them out. Fortunately, Hobo helps to prove that the landlord isn't quite what he seems and manages to protect his newly adopted family.
Plot: dog, family relations, vacation, landlord, pets

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Most similar movies to Summerdog

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and light films with plots about dog, family relations, family, pets, disorder, animal life and family life mostly in Family, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Summerdog: Giddy Vacations (1987), Beethoven's 3rd (2000), Beethoven's 4th (2001), Marley & Me: The Puppy Years (2011), A Dog for Christmas (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Giddy Vacations (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Hungary
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A family of boisterous children expect their father to organize a really exciting holiday. So when the chance comes up of spending it on a boat, the Ramona, it seems that the problem is solved.
Plot: family relations, pets, campfire, vacation, climbing through a window, holiday, pet, children, dog, child, wheelchair, boat
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Beethoven's 3rd (2000)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Everyone's favorite St. Bernard returns in this family film about man's best friend. Richard Newton, his wife Beth and kids Brennan and Sara shove off in their camper for a road trip. Along the way, they gain a new passenger: slobbery ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: human dog relationship, family relations, dog, family life, pets, reunion, parents and children, disorder, silly humor, escapades, nothing goes right, family ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Beethoven's 4th (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The family is pleasantly surprised and puzzled when Beethoven suddenly becomes obedient. Turns out it's a prince and the pauper scenario, with the real Beethoven now living with a pompous rich family.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, kids
Plot: dog, family relations, human dog relationship, escapades, disorder, parents and children, mistaken identity, fish out of water, partners, pets, youth, social differences ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Marley & Me: The Puppy Years (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fall into puppy love with “the world’s worst dog”, who now has a frisky voice and an attitude to match. Join Marley for his mischievous puppy years, as he and his summer pal, Bodie Grogan, wreak havoc on a neighborhood dog contest. Marley ...
Style: sentimental, exciting, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, puppy, pets, talking dog, nothing goes right, family, friends, family relations, teenage life, chaos and mayhem, youth, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Bannister family including former K-9 police hero Zeus (voiced by Mario López) is back, and this time they're spending their holidays at a beautiful Rocky Mountain resort. But toss in an unexpected visit from cocky Uncle Randy (Casper Van ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, light
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: animal life, save the day, pets, family, family relations, christmas movie, christmas, dog, golden retriever, adventure, love, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Dog for Christmas (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The entire family stays at Dave and Sandy's home for the holidays. Kassandra wants a puppy for Christmas, but Mom and Dad aren't ready for that. Will Santa grant Kassandra's only wish for Christmas?
Plot: christmas, dog, christmas movie, dog movie, winter, santa claus, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.0
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The Retrievers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the Lowry Family moves from New York to Placerville in California, a golden retriever comes to their house. The family starts to take care of her and the retriever, now named Pilot, has puppies. They give all of the puppies away, but later ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, feel good, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: golden retriever, family relations, pets, family life, family, puppy, pet dog, lost dog, dog, dead animal, animal human communication, animal life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, rescue, dog, child custody, family life, anti heroes, daring rescue, young heroes, youth, danger, anti hero, animal life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Billy and Buddy (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Buddy is an abandoned young cocker spaniel waiting dejectedly in his cage for a kind, new owner to adopt him. Suddenly, Billy, a little boy whose hair is as red as Buddy's, appears. It's love at first sight and the beginning of a great ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, light, contemplative
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, parents and children, family, boy and dog, pets, disorder, babies and infants, youth, silly humor, dog
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Beethoven's Big Break (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Eddie, a struggling animal trainer and single dad suddenly finds himself the personal wrangler for a large and lovable St. Bernard whose fabulous movie "audition" catapults the dog to stardom. However, a trio of unscrupulous ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, filmmaking, pets, danger, rescue, disorder, mischievous children, adventure, fish out of water, hollywood, odd couple, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 60
Tiger (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Josh Baker is the youngest son of the rambunctious but loving Baker family who live in a sunny beach side California suburb. He is constantly teased by his brother John and his sisters Erica and Lisa, misunderstood by his parents Andrea and Rick, ...
Style: suspense
Plot: dog, talking dog, extreme sports, boy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Family Ties Vacation (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this two-hour TV movie episode of Family Ties, the Keaton family goes on vacation to London, England and becomes entangled in an espionage plot.
Plot: spy, vacation, oxford, scholarship, bound and gagged
Place: europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Chestnut: Hero of Central Park (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ray and Sal, two orphaned sisters, adopt and hide a Great Dane puppy from their two adopted parents living in a luxury downtown New York apartment that expressely forbids dogs.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, human animal relationship, family life, mischievous children, pets, youth, disorder, parents and children, reincarnation, adoption, animal life, friends ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.4
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Hotel for Dogs (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Placed in a foster home that doesn't allow pets, 16-year-old Andi and her younger brother, Bruce, turn an abandoned hotel into a home for their dog. Soon other strays arrive, and the hotel becomes a haven for every orphaned canine in town. But ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: orphan, dog, animal lover, siblings relations, mischievous children, pets, young heroes, puppy, dog movie, family relations, friends, beagle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, antarctica, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.4
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Pup Star (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Yorkshire Terrier, competing in a televised singing competition, is separated from her owner by an opportunist dog pound worker.
Style: road movie, humorous, feel good, light, tense ...
Plot: talking dog, family relations, friendship, dog, single father, pet owner relationship, talking animals, animal shelter, dog actor, little girl, children, dog movie ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Richie Rich: A Christmas Story (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After getting blamed for spoiling Christmas, the richest kid in the world wishes he'd never been born. Unfortunately, a wishing machine, invented by professor Keenbean, picked up the wish and made it come true. Now Richie finds himself in a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, family life, parallel world, imaginary, family, mischievous children, misfit, disorder, youth, sleigh, flyer, remote control ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
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Marley & Me (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A newly married couple who, in the process of starting a family, learn many of life's important lessons from their trouble-loving retriever, Marley. Packed with plenty of laughs to lighten the load, the film explores the highs and lows of ...
Style: touching, sad, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: dog, pets, friendship, family relations, couple relations, family, marriage, parenthood, journalist, family life, couples, dog movie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, miami, usa, ireland, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Abner, the Invisible Dog (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bullied teen stumbles into possession of a top-secret government formula that turns his dog invisible and gives it the power of speech.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, friendship, family, pets, suburbs, youth, birthday, invisibility, inventions and discoveries, disorder, friends, when the parents are away ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Cool Dog (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jimmy lives in the tranquil town of Eagle Rock, Louisiana, with his father, stepmother and his best friend Rainy, a German Shepherd. When Jimmy's father gets a promotion, the family must relocate to an apartment in New York City that has a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: forceful separation, friendship, pets, on the road, save the day, family life, disorder, road trip, dog, dog movie, farce, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Wizards On Deck with Hannah Montana (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: The S.S. TIPTON embarks on a triple-length comedy crossover event when Justin wins a Teen Cruise to Hawaii — and a chance to meet London. Both Justin and Max do their best to win the heiress's affection, while Cody tries to win concert ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sincere, semi serious
Plot: parents and children, popular girl, teenage girl, celebrity culture, school trip, family relations, teenage life, school life, best friends, love and romance, high school life, musician's life ...
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Treasure Buddies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
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, adventure, friendship, young heroes, treasure hunt, youth, escapades, family, friends, uninhibited rivalry, legends and myths, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: inheritance, talking dog, golden retriever, friendship, pets, danger, mischievous children, rescue, cons and scams, getting home, family relations, dog ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Fury Within (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A surburban California family is beset by the power of supernatural subconscious. A bone-chilling thriller with electrifying effects.
Plot: family relations, dog, extramarital affair, super strength, scientist, poltergeist, children, supernatural power, affair
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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10 Days Without Mum (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Antoine is the Head of HR of a big company. Managing people is his thing, so when his overwhelmed wife suddenly decides to go on holiday and leave him with the responsibility of the house and their four kids, he knows it will be a piece of cake for ...
Style: funny, light, feel good, colourful, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: vacation, family relations, family, household, family home, parents and children, family life, brat, father and son, father and daughter, family problems, children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Beethoven's 2nd (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Beethoven is back -- and this time, he has a whole brood with him now that he's met his canine match, Missy, and fathered a family. The only problem is that Missy's owner, Regina, wants to sell the puppies and tear the clan apart. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: pets, puppy, dog, rescue, family relations, family, adventure, love and romance, nothing goes right, heroes, danger, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, montana, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Who Gets the Dog? (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A couple going through a divorce squabble over custody of their beloved dog.
Style: sweet, feel good, sentimental, touching
Plot: divorce, pets, dog, couple relations, love, pet owner relationship, animals, family life, family relations, couples, lifestyle, animal life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Aussie and Ted's Great Adventure (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Aussie, a lovable Australian mutt, embarks on a mission to return his young owner's missing Teddy Bear.
Style: semi serious, sincere, humorous, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, talking dog, friendship, teddy bear, adventure, rescue, heroes, getting home, mischievous children, danger, pets, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Dr. Dolittle: The Final (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Maya Dolittle can talk to animals. She gets discovered and Tiffany Monaco, a Hollywood star, brings her to L.A. to help her little puppy, who turns out to be a boy.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: hollywood, pets, dog, showbiz, artists and showbiz, disorder, celebrity culture, lifestyle, follow your dream, family, animal life, anti heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.3
 15K
Marmaduke (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Phil and Debbie Winslow relocate from their native Kansas to the sunny climes of Orange County, their big-hearted, havoc-wreaking Great Dane gets a taste of the dog's life, California-style.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, entertaining
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: talking dog, german shepherd, animal life, dalmatian, husky dog, chihuahua, talking animals, talking cat, pets, family, nothing goes right, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Skateboard Kid 2 (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Take a roller coaster ride full of high octane adventure as 12 year old Sammy takes to the skies. With the help of a magical flying skateboard, Sammy ends up the hottest skateboarder in town. But a group of local thrashers don't like the extra ...
Plot: skateboarding, family relations, skateboard, magical object
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%