Movies like A Mermaid's Tale

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A Mermaid's Tale (2017)
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A Mermaid's Tale (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 12-year-old Ryan moves to the town where her father was born—a bleak, dying fishing town. However, exploring the coast, she discovers a cove that is home to a mysterious girl named Coral who reveals herself to be a mermaid.
Style: sincere, captivating, tense, unusual plot structure, suspense, contemplative
Plot: mermaid, friendship, fisherman, saving a life, healing power, friends, mythical creature, teenager, youth, family, family relations, parents and children, moving, escapades, lost love, reconciliation, convention
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, sincere, light and touching films with plots about friendship, youth, family relations, friends, family, parents and children and escapades mostly in Drama, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like A Mermaid's Tale: Scales: Mermaids Are Real (2017), Finding Friends (2005), Wolf Summer (2003), Smitty (2012), The Boy in the Mirror (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Scales: Mermaids Are Real (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Siren has lived her life thinking she's an ordinary girl, in an ordinary town. On her 12th birthday, she learns that she's far from ordinary.
Style: captivating, enigmatic, light, exciting
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: mermaid, friendship, strong female character, teenage girl, supernatural ability, transformation, teenager, youth, underwater, teenage life, friends, ocean or sea ...
Time: contemporary
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Finding Friends (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This kid has to move to a farm in his summer vacation and don't get to go to Norway Cup as he had planned for. Out on the country there is bad cellphone reception, cow smell and inbreed farmers as far as the eye can see. The family Volvo get ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, pets, teenage life, fish out of water, save the day, youth, young heroes, family relations, family, escapades, coming of age, immigrants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
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35%
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Wolf Summer (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The young Norwegian girl Kim almost gets killed after falling from a hillside. She finds shelter and stumbles upon the territory of a wolf and her puppy. She barricades herself, but as time passes she finds the wolf less and less frightening. When ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: rescue, friendship, adventure, parents and children, escapades, family, danger, female protagonist, wolf, strong female character, nature, courage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Smitty (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: SMITTY is a family film about a rescue dog. When life gets tough for Ben, a friendly paw is all it takes to pull him through. Mischievous thirteen-year-old Ben is sent to his grandfather's farm for the summer, where he crosses paths with a ...
Style: sincere, captivating, feel good, light, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, family, family relations, pets, farm, coming of age, youth, single parent, dog, teaching the ways of the world, hopes, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2010
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Boy in the Mirror (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 78 min.
Story: What child has never dreamed of having a double, someone who would do all of the annoying things in his place? Seeing his reflection get out of the mirror into the real world, this dream comes true for the fearless boy Fernando. Odnanref, his ...
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, sincere
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: mistaken identity, wish come true, mischievous children, adventure, friendship, parents and children, youth, escapades, family relations, disorder, family, imaginary ...
Time: 1940s
Place: brazil
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35%
We Can Be Heroes! (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two kids - about 11 years old - Marcello and Fatima, meet and like each other very much. Both have dreams and problems. Marcello wants to fly but feels like an absolutely useless human being, Fatima wants to play soccer - which is not acceptable for ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, captivating, contemplative
Plot: friendship, family relations, friends, youth, family, parents and children, strong female character, children, hopes, soccer, bullying, personal growth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
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34%
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William (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two cutting-edge scientists give 'birth' to a Neanderthal—the first to walk the earth for some 35,000 years—in order to attempt to answer these questions. Part 'normal' child, part science experiment, William’s ...
Style: unusual plot structure, captivating, sincere, feel good, contemplative ...
Plot: neanderthal, scientist, experiment, university, cloning, outsider, dna, teenager, fish out of water, society, escapades, friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Mandie and the Secret Tunnel (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1899, Mandie's life changes when her Cherokee friends help her escape to a mansion that holds the hidden secrets of her past and the key to her future.
Style: captivating, entertaining, light, sincere, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, adventure, youth, estate, tunnel, family secret, friendship, maid, girl, chase, reunion, family life ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Eleven Days (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: AJIT SINGH 12, blends in happily in to his new home in the middle of Australia. However, his brother RAJVEER 20, finds it unbearable to be constantly labelled a terrorist due to his beard and turban that he keeps faithfully according to his Sikh ...
Style: unusual plot structure, psychological, sincere, captivating, contemplative
Plot: young adult, family relations, teenager, father son relationship, friendship, love, brother sister relationship, death, surrealism, divine intervention, racial issues, mother son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Face 2 Face (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Over a series of video chats, a teenage outcast reaches out to his childhood friend, but finds that behind the veneer of popularity and a seemingly perfect life, she hides a disturbing secret.
Style: tense, touching, light, sincere, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: bullying, lgbt, childhood friend, coming of age, friendship, love, love and romance, youth, teenage life, romance, couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
K-9 Adventures: Legend of the Lost Gold (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Kassie and her friends stumble across an old, broken pocket watch they begin an unexpected journey to unlock the secret of the legendary Garrison Gold. They'll have to solve riddles and follow clues to find the lost treasure. With the help ...
Style: feel good, exciting, semi serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, escapades, best friends, youth, pets, young heroes, journey, friendship, rivalry, family, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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34%
The Christmas Bunny (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Christmas Bunny tells the story of a lonely foster child (Sophie Bolen) who finds a lost, injured rabbit in the woods on Christmas Eve. The rabbit is nursed back to health by The Bunny Lady (Florence Henderson), who runs a rabbit rescue in an ...
Style: sentimental, uplifting, sincere, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, friendship, family relations, nursing, pets, family life, coming of age, orphan, wounded animal, rabbit, farm, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: michigan, usa
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34%
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My Angel (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fifteen year old Eddie's mother falls very ill after a serious car accident. Eddie and his brother Stewart end up having to take care of themselves and one night when they have ran out of food and electricity, Eddie dreams that his mother asks ...
Style: emotional, uplifting, captivating, sincere, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, parents and children, against the odds, hopes, youth, disability, kids in trouble, family life, teenager, accident, christmas, saving a life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Max (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A dog that helped soldiers in Afghanistan returns to the U.S. and is adopted by his handler's family after suffering a traumatic experience.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: dog, youth, adventure, teenage life, friendship, pets, escapades, betrayal, rescue, family, police investigation, family bonds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, afghanistan, texas, united states, iraq ...
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The True Adventures of Wolfboy (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Follows a young boy who runs away from home in the search of his estranged mother.
Style: thought provoking, road movie, captivating, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: teenage protagonist, runaway, father son relationship, mother and son, troubled youth, estranged mother, social outcast, teenager, teen angst, society, family relations, search for mother ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Eskil & Trinidad (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Eskil moves from town to town with his father in Northern Sweden. He misses his mother and sucks at playing hockey, the main activity among the boys his age. Things changes when he meets Trinidad, a mysterious woman who lives outside society ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, friendship, village life, parents and children, family relations, father son relationship, adventure, father and son, village, friends, sport team, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Beautiful Wave (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Santa Cruz for the summer, a young woman discovers the sport of surfing -- and a family secret as well.
Style: sentimental, contemplative, captivating, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: surfing, coming of age, adventure, self discovery, youth, teenage life, escapades, friendship, society, drugs/alcohol, on the road
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, family relations, coming of age, friendship, countryside, contests and competitions, family, orphan, youth, parents and children, friends, animal life ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Secret of the Magic Gourd (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: China, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The Secret of the Magic Gourd follows the wondrous adventures of a young schoolboy named Wang Bao. When Wang Bao discovers a magical gourd that can instantly grant his every wish, the awkward child suddenly becomes a hero amongst his curious ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, feel good, light, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, friends, family relations, hopes, magical object, desire, little boy, adventure, friendship, escapades, rivalry, wish fulfillment ...
Place: china, asia
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32%
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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
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Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
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32%
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Diamond Island (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cambodia, France, Germany, Qatar, Thailand
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bora, an 18-year-old, leaves his village to work on the construction sites of Diamond Island, a project for an ultra-modern paradise for the rich and a symbol of tomorrow’s Cambodia. He befriends his fellow workers and finds his elder brother, the ...
Style: tense, unusual plot structure, psychological, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: 18 year old, brother brother relationship, friendship, teenager, construction worker, sick mother, long lost brother, coming of age, poverty, escapades, youth, family ...
Time: 21st century
Place: cambodia, europe
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32%
Christmas Spirit (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A cynical youth whose mother is about to lose her job right before the holidays is visited by a magical Christmas spirit.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family life, youth, family relations, unemployment, parents and children, supernatural, friendship, miraculous event, family, teenage life, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Mad World (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this independent drama, writer-director Cory Cataldo explores the pain of adolescence with dark and disturbing results. Facing the pitfalls of high school with no support from their parents and teachers, a foursome of ostracized teenagers (Gary ...
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, contemplative, rough ...
Plot: high school, abusive parent, helplessness, hate, teen suicide, teenager, overweight, coming of age, racism, parents and children, family relations, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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32%
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1 Chance 2 Dance (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a 17-year old aspiring dancer is uprooted in her high school senior year, she finds herself divided between two boys, and she will have one last shot at making her dream a reality.
Style: captivating, sincere, emotional, light
Plot: dance school, one last chance, teenager, 17 year old, dancer, follow your dream, love triangle, rivalry, friendship, couples, family relations, high school ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Free Willy 2 (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jesse becomes reunited with Willy three years after the whale's jump to freedom as the teenager tries to rescue the killer whale and other orcas from an oil spill.
Style: touching, sentimental, sweet, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: killer whale, friendship, whale, family, adventure, daring rescue, rescue, family relations, friend, ocean, island, teenage love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, new york
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32%
Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The adventure unfolds as Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn - Tom's friend from the streets - witness a murder in the graveyard. Tom and Huck flee to Jackson Island and make a pact never to tell anyone about the incident. However, when the good-natured ...
Style: exciting, captivating, light, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, first love, adventurer, small town, escapades, disorder, mischievous children, youth, punishment, teaching the ways of the world, orphan, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century
Place: missouri, mississippi, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.9
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Party Talk (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Four creative and sexually confused high school seniors are forced to deal with their sense of isolation while attending a booze-soaked party in New York City.
Style: psychological, contemplative, unusual plot structure, suspense, captivating
Plot: nightlife, rebellious teenager, high school friends, american dream, dream, coming of age, teenager, party, friends, friendship, youth, escapades ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
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Blue Fin (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on the children's novel by celebrated South Australian author 'Colin Thiele' , this is an emotional father and son story about tuna fishing of Southern Blue Fin tuna in South Australia's Port Lincoln fishing district. ...
Style: semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: ocean, family relations, parents and children, forces of nature, isolation, ship, friendship, heroes, danger, youth, rescue, young heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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A Fine Step (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Fine Step is an uplifting family drama centering on Cal Masterson (Luke Perry, Beverly Hills 90210) an award winning horseman whose relationship with his beloved horse Fandango allows him to achieve multiple championship wins. However tragedy ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, emotional, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: starting over, contests and competitions, friendship, parents and children, athlete's life, family, youth, ambition, rivalry, farm, family relations, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
 861
Saving Shiloh (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this third movie about Shiloh, Judd Travers is accused of killing a man he once fought in a bar. Everyone in the town consider Judd to be guilty except Marty Preston, but even him has some doubts. Trying to clear Judd's name Marty and his ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, captivating, saga
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, small town, mischievous children, friendship, family life, best friends, pets, youth, rescue, animal actor, boy and dog, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
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31%