Movies like A Piggy Tale

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A Piggy Tale (1991)
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A Piggy Tale (1991)
Original name: 娃娃
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Story: Dolly, a lovely, adorable little girl from the mountain region. Due to the death of her parents, she was sent to her parents' friend, Mrs. Chu's care. When Dolly and her mini pig playmate, Guava, first came to Taipei, they brought a great change in the life of the Chu family and created a series of thrilling amusing incidents. One day, Papa Chu brought Guava to the office but negligently lost it. When Dolly heard that Guava got lost, she was very sad and decided to leave home to search for Guava. In order to help Dolly, Chu Pi, Papa Chu's son, called his buddies to join Dolly in the search of Guava. An interesting, worrying search journey by a group of children began...
Plot: animals, friendship, family relations, orphan, search, girl, pig, father son relationship, death of father, friend, death of mother, husband wife relationship, surrogate family, animal, mother son relationship

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Most similar movies to A Piggy Tale

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, feel good and serious films with plots about family relations, friendship, father son relationship, friend, girl, boy and mother son relationship mostly in Drama, Family and Comedy genres. Some movies like A Piggy Tale: Little Crumb (1999), Amour d'enfance (2001), Little Big Girl (2002), Hiroshima Maiden (1988), Rubber Tarzan (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Little Crumb (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The film is based on the popular Dutch childrens book by Chris van Abkoude. In a Dutch port in 1921 lives a 10-year-old orphan boy known to everyone simply as Little Crumb (Ruud Feltkamp). His poverty-stricken mother Lize van Dien (Thekla Reuten) ...
Plot: female director, family relations, adoptive mother, hopes, orphan, hit by a car, orphanage, harbor, street life, dog, friend, boy ...
Time: 1920s
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Amour d'enfance (2001)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This feature length entry from shorts director Caumon deals with a turbulent mother and son relationship in a rural setting.
Plot: countryside, family relations, love triangle, farm, friendship, hunting, death of father, violence, cancer, father son relationship, mother son relationship
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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: realistic, sincere, touching, captivating, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, family relations, hopes, friendship, friends, coming of age, human nature, destiny, grandmother granddaughter relationship, children, girl, search ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: denmark, europe
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Hiroshima Maiden (1988)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: "You have to think about whether they're really your friends," Johnny's dad says when Johnny talks to him about the grief his pals have been giving him lately. The other boys haven't exactly tried to understand why Dad ...
Plot: atomic bomb, racism, friendship, fbi, spy, disfigurement, father son relationship, surgery, disfigured face, family relations, reenactment, japanese girl ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, post world war two
Place: hiroshima japan, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Rubber Tarzan (1981)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ivan is a very lonely 8 year boy who is bullied almost every day in school. Even his father taunts him because Ivan litteraly is a weakling (That should explain the title Rubber Tarzan). As a result of this Ivan spends a lot of his time on ...
Plot: loneliness, father son relationship, children, boy, bully, school, family relations, mother son relationship
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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, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mountain, orphan, family relations, friendship, governess, nanny, escapades, adventure, young heroes, youth, hopes, family ...
Time: 19th century
Place: switzerland, europe, alps, swiss alps
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Heidi (1965)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Austria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After her mother's death, the five year old orphan Heidi is brought by her aunt to her grumpy grandfather Alp, who leads a hermit life in the beautiful Swiss mountains. Heidi's natural cheerfulness quickly brings renewed joy in grandfather ...
Plot: grandfather, girl, handicap, aunt, child's point of view, kidnapping, rescue, mountain, servant, child abuse, affection, family relations ...
Place: swiss alps
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Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: To save her ranch after the accidental death of her husband, a woman marries the man responsible for the mishap.
Plot: barn, widow, rancher, dead father, animal, little boy, teenager, father son relationship, rider horse relationship, training, stepfather stepson relationship, arranged marriage ...
Time: 19th century
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Only Clouds Move the Stars (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Eleven year old Maria has lost her little brother to cancer. Having disappeared into herself, her mother is no longer there for Maria and her father struggles to keep the family together. Maria meets Jacob, who is the same age as she, but with a ...
Plot: female director, mother daughter relationship, death of brother, boy girl relationship, sadness, grandfather granddaughter relationship, death of son, family relations, cancer, father daughter relationship, friend, friendship ...
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49%
Where the Red Fern Grows (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Where the Red Fern Grows is the heartwarming and adventurous tale for all ages about a young boy and his quest for his own red-bone hound hunting dogs.
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: dog movie, friendship, countryside, family relations, coming of age, friends, animal life, parents and children, family, adventure, youth, orphan ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: oklahoma, usa
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49%
A Shine of Rainbows (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, Ireland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An orphaned boy named Tomás is adopted by Maire O’Donnell to live on a whimsical Irish isle filled with new friends, secret caves and a lost baby pup seal stranded on the coast. But when Maire's reluctant husband Alec refuses to accept ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, feel good, uplifting, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, island, orphanage, couples, family relations, parents and children, family life, adoption, youth, human animal relationship, rescue, seal ...
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Up to now, Nickel (9) and his single dad Thomas have been managing very well together. Then Nickel goes on a school excursion and brings the little piglet Rudy back with him in his rucksack. Once he´s home, he makes a terrifying discovery: dad has ...
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The Case of the Witch Who Wasn't (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
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Plot: countryside, friendship, robbery, pen pal, thief, girl, pig, friend, theft
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
'Imuhar': A Legend (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, Niger
Duration: 82 min.
Story: No overview found
Plot: family relations, persian, aunt nephew relationship, father son relationship, girl, death of mother, grandfather grandson relationship, boy
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Family
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Duration: 90 min.
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