Movies like The Wild Country

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The Wild Country (1970)
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The Wild Country (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Uprooted from their comfortable home in Pennsylvania, James and Kate Tanner, along with their sons, Virgil and Andy, journey to the wild country of 1890s Wyoming to become farmers. Soon, they come face-to-face with tornadoes, bears and wolves. But through the hardships their love for each other endures, even when a local rancher sees the newcomers as "squatters" on his land, and will stop at nothing – including murder – to drive them out.
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, farm, tornado, farming, post civil war, adventure, family, heroes, friends, parents and children, starting over, blind ambition, social misfits, escapades, wilderness, siblings relations, rivalry, parent child relationship, destruction, father son relationship, mountain man, settler, migration, blizzard, u.s. marshal ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, philadelphia, pennsylvania, pittsburgh

Most similar movies to The Wild Country

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, exciting and humorous films with plots about family, adventure, family relations, escapades, friends, danger and heroes mostly in Family, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like The Wild Country: The Second Time Around (1961), Hot Lead and Cold Feet (1978), Rascal (1969), Indian Paint (1965), The Castaway Cowboy (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Second Time Around (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In 1911, a widow with two children leaves New York City for territorial Arizona and becomes a ranch hand and later gets herself elected sheriff. A gambler and a rancher become rivals for her affections.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: gambling, widow, society, americana, rivalry, friends, family relations, love triangle, starting over, vigilantism, single parent, crimes ...
Time: 1910s, edwardian era
Place: arizona, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Hot Lead and Cold Feet (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twin brothers -- one rough and tough, the other a city-bred milquetoast -- compete for their father's fortune.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: twins, family, rivalry, siblings relations, contests and competitions, small town, family life, small town life, friends, orphan, brother brother relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.5
 378
Rascal (1969)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy filled with tenderness as a baby raccoon snuggles his way into the life of a lonely boy. He becomes the boy's only companion during his father's frequent absences. Because of Rascal, both father and son realize their ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family relations, disorder, pets, animal life, family life, child as adult, youth, adoption, misfit, child in peril, friends, school ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.4
 156
Indian Paint (1965)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nishko is a chief's son in the Great Plains, before Europeans arrive. During his rite of passage, he's determined to tame a painted pony. He approaches manhood while his peaceful clan is set upon by a nearby tribe willing to break a ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: kidnapping, adventure, rivalry, friendship, family relations, friends, society, danger, contests and competitions, escapades, coming of age, pets ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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The Castaway Cowboy (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wayward Texas cowboy (James Garner) washes up on the beaches of Hawaii and is taken home by an fatherless boy. He saves the family's business while romancing the single mom (Vera Miles).
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: cowboy, adventure, escapades, family, rescue, rivalry, good versus evil, partners, island, friends, woman in danger, children ...
Time: 19th century
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.6
 210
The Red Pony (1973)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young farmboy who can't seem to communicate with his father develops an attachment to a young red pony.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: farm, friends, animal life, pets, family problems, parents and children, youth, family relations, boy, father son relationship, family, bittersweet ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.4
 7K
Wild America (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three brothers - Marshall, Marty and Mark dream of becoming naturalists and portraying animal life of America. One summer their dream comes true, they travel through America, filming alligators, b ears and moose.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, family, animal life, escapades, siblings relations, wilderness, parents and children, family relations, alligator, filmmaking, storytelling, lone hero ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 70s, year 1967
Place: usa, arkansas, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Flight of the Grey Wolf (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A youth (Russ Hanson) attempts to re-introduce a domesticated wolf to the wild.
Style: serious, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: wilderness, danger, fish out of water, on the run, escapades, family, adventure, heroes, misfit, mistaken identity, survival, animal life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Adventures of Ociee Nash (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Skyler Day stars as Ociee Nash, a spirited nine-year-old from rural Mississippi. Ociee's idyllic life is thrown into a tailspin when she's sent to live with her Aunt Mamie to become a "young lady". Ociee's true bravery, ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: farm, mischievous children, young heroes, adventure, friendship, starting over, lifestyle, family life, teaching the ways of the world, adoption, single parent, youth ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: north carolina, mississippi, usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
One Little Indian (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An Army deserter (James Garner) flees by camel across the desert with a white boy (Clay O'Brien) raised by Indians.
Style: exciting, humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: on the run, native american, opposites attract, chase, soldier, friends, americana, countryside, old west, chases and races, escapades, family ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Magic of the Golden Bear: Goldy III (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a sly magician casts a spell so that he can buy Goldy, the last Golden Bear, Jesse runs away with her pet. Hiding deep in the heart of the forest, the youngster meets a 'Ghostman' who believes all animals should be free.
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, touching, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: rivalry, animal life, adventure, escapades, family, heroes, wilderness, orphan, girl, gold rush, animals, bear ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.8
 104
Smoke (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Chris is haunted by the death of his father and resentful of his stepfather Cal. He befriends a lost dog and names it Smoke, but tries to keep it a secret for fear Cal will take the dog away.
Style: realistic, touching, feel good, emotional, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, youth, animal life, teenage life, betrayal, family, adventure, coming of age, farm, estrangement, remarry, barking ...
Time: 60s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Ride a Wild Pony (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Scott, a poor farm boy, is given a wild pony from a wealthy ranch owner's herd to ride to and from school. Scott and his pony soon become an inseparable team, until one day the pony suddenly disappears. Soon after, the ranch owner's ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: farm, school, horse, pony, disability, ambition, death in the family, animal life, downfall, orphan, rise and fall, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 1910s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.2
 2K
Jumping Ship (2001)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Joseph, Matthew and Andrew Lawrence (TV's Brotherly Love) star in this thrilling, action-packed sequel to the Disney Channel Original Movie Horse Sense. It's first-class adventure on the high seas for Michael Woods (Joseph Lawrence) and ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: pirate, adventure, chase, treasure hunt, danger, siblings relations, parents and children, family life, disorder, island, ship, resort ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Those Calloways (1965)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Story of Cam Calloway and his family, who live in a densely wooded area in New England. Cam dreams of building a sanctuary for the geese that fly over the area each year, and he tries several schemes to buy a nearby lake for this santuary. He is ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family relations, curses spells and rituals, adventure, animal life, family life, rally, human spirit, social decay, society, against the odds, single parent, danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: new england, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
 921
Savage Sam (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Travis, Arliss, and Lisbeth are captured by Apaches while Old Yeller's son, Sam, tracks their trail.
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: native american white relationships, wilderness, kidnapping, danger, getting home, escapades, friends, pets, animal life, rivalry, treasure hunt, americana ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: arizona, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.9
 3K
Dadnapped (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Melissa has a bad case of sibling rivalry, only her competition is a fictional character in her father's best-selling novel about a teenage super spy. When her father is "dadnapped" by a group of overzealous fans, it's up to ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: danger, adventure, family, rescue, parents and children, crimes, young heroes, siblings relations, family relations, lifestyle, kidnapping, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Mandie and the Cherokee Treasure (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Reunited with the mother she never knew, Mandie Shaw (Lexi Johnson) finally has the family she always dreamed of, until Uncle John threatens to tear it all apart to keep an old promise. After he forbids Mandie from joining his quest, Mandie and her ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, sincere, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: reunion, chase, adventure, danger, riddles and clues, family relations, family, cons and scams, escapades, family secret, gold mine, journey ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Walking Thunder (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 1850's, a young boy and his family on their way West become stranded in the Rockies. With the help of a local mountain man, a Sioux medicine man, and a legendary bear knows as "Walking Thunder," the boy learns to become a man, ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: coming of age, family relations, old west, teenage life, family life, animal life, wilderness, child in peril, graphic violence, adventure, family, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.5
 111
Castle Rock (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Left alone in the wilderness after her grandfather suffers a heart attack, a teenage girl is befriended by a mysterious drifter. Soon, she finds herself on the adventure of her life when her new acquaintance turns out to be a fugitive from justice ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: desert, wilderness, adventure, survival, rebelliousness, teenage life, youth, danger, escapades, wanted man, family, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Follow Me, Boys! (1966)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Lem Siddons is part of a traveling band who has a dream of becoming a lawyer. Deciding to settle down, he finds a job as a stockboy in the general store of a small town. Trying to fit in, he volunteers to become scoutmaster of the newly formed Troop ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, family relations, world war two, rescue, boy scout, parents and children, family, young heroes, teaching the ways of the world, siblings relations, follow your dream, love and romance ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Further Adventures of the Wilderness Family (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Wilderness Family now face terrifying times in fierce winter storms, an avalanche, and being attacked by a ferocious pack of hungry wolves. Watch as America's favorite family stands strong together to prove that the best things in life are ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, family relations, winter, wolf, family life, danger, family in danger, siblings relations, adventure, survival, parents and children, family ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
White Fang to the Rescue (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set at the end of the 19th century in Canada's gold rush Klondike area, wolf-dog White Fang teams up with a prospector when his master is killed. Together they try to avenge his death.
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: kidnapping, dog, rescue, vengeance, danger, rivalry, friendship, old west, wilderness, animal life, friends, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
The Night of the Grizzly (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Marshall "Big Jim" Cole turns in his badge and heads to Wyoming with his family in order to settle on some land left him by a relative. He faces opposition both from a neighbor who wants that land for his own sons, and from a grizzly bear ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: grizzly bear, adventure, wilderness, farm, child in peril, hunter, small town, family relations, bear trap, starting over, bear attack, danger ...
Time: 60s, 1800s
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Adventures of the Wilderness Family (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of a modern family bored with the hassles of the city life in Los Angeles. They head for the wilderness never to return.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, exciting, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, bear, mountain, family relations, nature, daring rescue, adventure, small town life, animal life, family life, survival, family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Call of the Wild (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young boy heads off to the Yukon after hearing tales about the Gold Rush, and he forms an unwavering friendship with a heroic Alsatian dog called Buck.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: wilderness, dog, adventure, escapades, daring rescue, heroes, treasure hunt, danger, rivalry, friendship, family, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
Place: alaska, london, england, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: touching, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: desert, horse, friendship, human animal relationship, survival, young heroes, rescue, adventure, mischievous children, family relations, wilderness, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 2.9
 1K
Just 4 Kicks (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Best known as the production designer on most of the Farrelly Brothers films, Sidney J. Bartholomew Jr. makes his directorial debut with this family-friendly soccer comedy. Real-life twin brothers Dylan and Cole Sprouse play a pair of soccer-playing ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, rivalry, family relations, family life, ambition, twins, underdog, sport, family, hopes, friends, soccer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mountain Family Robinson (1979)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A family goes "back to nature" by homesteading in the Colorado Rockies.
Style: realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, family relations, survival, adventure, heroes, escapades, city life, family, animal life, family life, countryside, catastrophe ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Pippi Goes on Board (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This is the film version which is a compilation of the 1969 TV Series shown in 13 parts. It is therefore technically the "first" Pippi Långstrump film, although it wasn't released as a film until 1973. Pippi lives alone in ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, feel good, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: children, imaginary, heroes, family, mischievous children, young heroes, superhuman powers, adventure, youth, danger, heist, child in peril ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%