Movies like The Little Ones

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The Little Ones (1965)
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The Little Ones (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 66 min.
Story: The story of Ted and Jackie, two London kids who decide to run away to Liverpool and, from there, stow away on a ship bound for Jamaica - the home of Jackie's estranged father.
Plot: soccer, police, children, theft, child protagonist, british, friendship between boys, runaway, little boy, runaway child, interracial friendship, suitcase, police officer, stowaway, police inspector, racial issues, missing father, jamaican, black british, mother son relationship
Place: london, liverpool

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, touching, semi serious and feel good films with plots about family relations, friendship, children, family, childhood, boy and youth mostly in Drama, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like The Little Ones: Hugo and Josephine (1967), Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010), Millions (2004), Goodbye Berlin (2016), To See the Sea (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hugo and Josephine (1967)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Josefin is a six year old girl who lives isolated in the countryside, where her father is a priest. She has no friends until she meets Hugo. He is a carefree boy who rather walk in the forest than goes to school. Together with the gardener they make ...
Plot: gardener, countryside, best friend, classroom, nature, harmonica, bottle, barn, egg, boy girl relationship, barefoot, forest ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Greg Heffley is headed for big things, but first he has to survive the scariest, most humiliating experience of any kid’s life – middle school! That won’t be easy, considering he’s surrounded by hairy-freckled morons, wedgie-loving bullies ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, funny, surreal ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: middle school, high school life, childhood, bully, peer pressure, cheese, teenager, child protagonist, diary, brother brother relationship, fat boy, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, guatemala
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.9
 25K
Millions (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two boys, still grieving the death of their mother, find themselves the unwitting benefactors of a bag of bank robbery loot in the week before the United Kingdom switches its official currency to the Euro. What's a kid to do?
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, uplifting, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: robbery, stolen money, single parent, young heroes, youth, parents and children, human nature, greed, materialism, marijuana, catholic, mormon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, liverpool, uganda, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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
Plot: friendship between boys, classmate, teenage boy, 14 year old, teenage love, falling in love, fall in love, birthday party, coming of age, mother son relationship, youth, trial ...
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 297
To See the Sea (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tomas (12) gets a camera and begins making a film about his family. His enigmatic father (Ondrej Vetchý) works from home. By hiding a camera in his office, Tomas discovers that on Tuesdays and Thursdays his father leaves the house. When confronted ...
Style: disturbing, melancholic, suspenseful, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: abused child, domestic violence, bully, bullying, child protagonist, boy in peril, best friend, friendship between boys, secret, boy, 12 year old, grandmother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.7
 1K
Mr. Stink (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: This family comedy based on David Walliam's best-selling book tells the story of Chloe, who sees Mr. Stink every day, but has never spoken to him. Before she knows it, Chloe has an unusual friend hiding in her garden shed. As it turns out that ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: parents and children, friendship, family, intergenerational friendship, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, friends, family relations, youth, homeless ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Chor Bani Thangaat Kare (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Rajkumar Trivedi , aka robin, is a kleptomaniac who cannot stop stealing , and his only way of recovering is by finding true love.. unfortunately , his love and life are both jeopardised when he ends up stealing the wrong thing and setting both the ...
Style: captivating, light, contemplative, suspense, touching ...
Plot: love, kleptomaniac, theft, police, entertainment, friendship, pickpocket, love affair, thief, love and romance, couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 8.6
 172
Prospects (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Prospects is a British television comedy drama series that was written by Alan Janes and originally shown on Channel 4 in 1986. Created by Euston Films who had a pedigree of producing successful, gritty drama such as The Sweeney and Minder, it ...
Plot: british, interracial friendship, black british, working class, unemployment, friendship, interracial relations, british humour
Place: east end london, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 489
Hand in Hand (1961)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Seven-year-olds Michael and Rachel are best friends who do everything together and who have vowed to remain friends "forever and ever and can't be parted for never and never." Unfortunately, the society that Michael and Rachel live ...
Plot: catholic, anti semitism, religion, family relations, little girl, friendship, friend, jewish, little boy, children
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.5
 743
Mischief Night (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Everyone has Halloween, but in Yorkshire, they have Mischief Night, where madness and mayhem rule. In the course of one night, the barriers that separate two families—one white, one Asian—come tumbling down in a blaze of crime, clubbing, love ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: interracial relations, rebelliousness, social differences, racism, social decay, starting over, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, youth, interracial friendship, collision, working class ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Emil in Lonneberga (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Emil Svensson lives with his mother and father, little sister Ida, farmhand Alfred, and maid Lina on a picturesque farm in Småland. He is an unusually lively little boy, who just can't resist trying out every whim that enters into his ...
Plot: boy, childhood, family, parent child relationship, bad luck, maid, summer, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, christmas, swedish, farm ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.8
 20K
Martian Child (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A recently-widowed, science fiction writer considers whether to adopt a hyper-imaginative 6-year-old abandoned and socially-rejected boy who says he's really from Mars.
Style: feel good, touching, emotional, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: kids
Plot: adoption, orphan, friendship, family relations, father son relationship, social worker, thanksgiving, small town, family, parents and children, writer's life, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.9
 3K
Foster (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Some years after their son is killed, a married couple decide to adopt a child. One day a 7-year-old boy, Eli, unexpectedly arrives on their doorstep and things take a strange turn.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adoption, family relations, life turned upside down, hopes, angel, christmas, healing, child as adult, save the day, starting over, divine intervention, homeless man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 7.7
 48
Vice (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Details the trial of a young Texas "erotic dancer" on charges of lurid behavior and indecent exposure and the various witnesses who testify both for and against her.
Plot: police, cross examination, prosecutor, bad cop, courtroom, secret police, police officer
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
New Mischief by Emil (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Emil's reputation for being a troublemaker makes the Svensson family's neighbours take up a collection for sending the boy off to America. But even if he among other unfortunate mishaps causes his father to get stuck in the outhouse window ...
Plot: horse, villager, prank, doctor, father son relationship, family relations, countryside, marketplace, priest, snowstorm, fireworks, horseshoe ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.1
 2K
Daphne (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Daphne is a young woman negotiating the tricky business of modern life. Caught in the daily rush of her restaurant job and a nightlife kaleidoscope of new faces, she is witty, funny, the life of the party. Too busy to realise that deep down she is ...
Style: entertaining, light, humorous, captivating, feel good
Plot: british, loner, grownups, drug abuse, parent child relationship, single woman, redheaded woman, employer employee relationship, drunkenness, thirty something, drunken woman, one night stand ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Roald & Beatrix: The Tail of the Curious Mouse (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Roald & Beatrix, the tail of the curious mouse, a heart-warming Christmas film inspired by the true encounter between a six-year-old Roald Dahl and his idol Beatrix Potter. A magical story of what really can happen when you are brave enough to ...
Style: touching, sentimental, fairy tale, sweet
Plot: british humour, intergenerational friendship, life philosophy, cultural icon, parents and children, unlikely friendships, mischievous children, imagination, bully, family relations, hopes, childhood ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
You're Out of Your Mind, Maggie (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A first movie based on Astrid Lindgren's novel "Madicken och Junibackens pims", which is about two sisters and their adventures in 1910s Sweden.
Plot: family history, teenage crush, family, corporal punishment, rabbit, newspaper editor, bully, dare, strong female lead, teacher, school, sister sister relationship ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Great Depression hits home for nine year old Kit Kittredge when her dad loses his business and leaves to find work. Oscar nominee Abigail Breslin stars as Kit, leading a splendid cast in the first ever "American Girl" theatrical movie. ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, family relations, family, family life, follow your dream, youth, journalism, power relations, parents and children, children, mother daughter relationship, school ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1934
Place: ohio, usa, chicago illinois, cincinnati ohio, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Railway Children (1970)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Waterbury family are completely happy until mysterious men take their father away and they have to move up to Yorkshire without him. The three open-hearted children soon make many friends including their Old Gentleman whom they regularly wave to ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, emotional, nostalgic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: family relations, teenage girl, railway station, countryside, adventure, family, child's point of view, human spirit, friendship, parents and children, family life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1900s, victorian era, victorian ...
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, northern england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Sex, Death and Bowling (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two brothers separated by one continent and two decades reunite when one of them becomes sick with cancer.
Style: contemplative, light, humorous, sincere
Plot: child protagonist, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, uncle nephew relationship, family relations, competition, female director, replacement, male male hug, magazine, tournament, gay ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Tjorven, Batsman, and Moses (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Vesterman has found a young seal in his fishing nets in the outskirts of the archipelago. When he comes back to the Saltkråkan island he gives the seal to Tjorven, who names it Moses. Peter Malm, a visitor who works at the Zoological Institute in ...
Plot: seal the animal, dog, fox, children
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.7
 343
Off Season (2001)
Genre: Drama, Family, Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After the death of his parents, 10-year-old Jackson Mayhew moves in with his Aunt. But when he befriends an elderly man, he begins to suspect that the old man is actually Santa Claus.
Plot: aunt, christmas, adopted son, old man, hotel room, santa claus, impersonating a police officer, child's point of view, adult child friendship, fedora, aspiring singer, nephew ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Because of Winn-Dixie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A girl, abandoned by her mother when she was three, moves to a small town in Florida with her father. There, she adopts an orphaned dog she names Winn-Dixie. The bond between the girl and her special companion brings together the people in a small ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: small town, dog, father daughter relationship, single father, mischievous children, friendship, loneliness, pets, family relations, adaptation, beautiful scenery, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
No Ordinary Hero: The SuperDeafy Movie (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A deaf actor who plays a superhero on a TV show must look beyond the cape to inspire a deaf boy to believe in himself.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere
Plot: heroes, father son relationship, deaf, discrimination, tv show, friendship between boys, teenager, sign language, boy, actor, elementary school, variety
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Purely Belter (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Gerry and Sewell are broke. Gerry's still at school and Sewell is unemployed/ They botyh wish for better things in life. Owning two season tickets to their beloved football club is their biggest dream of all. The tickets cost £1000 - ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: teenage life, society, youth, theft, money raising, drug abuse, working class, couples, sport team, family relations, hopes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.7
 681
Grow Your Own (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An English community gets testy when a refugee family is granted a plot of land on which to grow vegetables.
Plot: barbecue, attraction, refugee, haunted by the past, british asian, racism, brother sister relationship, pet dog, cell phone, gardener, mobile phone, immigrants ...
Place: liverpool, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Lost in London (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Within the course of a night, Woody Harrelson finds himself in a misadventure in London that winds him up in prison.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: chase, actor playing himself, real time, nightclub, police, jail, taxi, one night, reunited friends, night, crimes, satire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.8
 229
Radiator (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A moving, blackly comic drama about the strains in coping with ageing parents.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sincere, captivating, touching
Plot: family relations, elderly couple, dysfunctional family, homecoming, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, interracial friendship, family home, marital argument, handicapped, father son conflict, farmhouse ...
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.5
 2K
Rent-a-Kid (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Harry Habert, owner of a rent office has an original idea: To rent babies from a nearby orphanage to the local families. He rents the Ward brothers to his first customers...
Style: humorous, touching, light, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: adoption, dog, orphan, siblings relations, children, mischievous children, family, family relations, disorder, nothing goes right, farce, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%