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A Dog's Way Home (2019)
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A Dog's Way Home (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Dog’s Way Home chronicles the heartwarming adventure of Bella, a dog who embarks on an epic 400-mile journey home after she is separated from her beloved human.
Style: touching, sincere, sweet, scenic, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, animal life, lost dog, avalanche, veteran, gay couple, homelessness, adventure, best friends, mountain, family, search, lgbt, gay, cat, snow, puppy, african american, teenage boy, cougar, picnic, homeless man, repeated scene, wheelchair, flashback ...
Place: colorado, new mexico, denver colorado

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Most similar movies to A Dog's Way Home

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, sentimental, feel good and realistic films with plots about family, dog, animal life, adventure, friends, friendship and family relations mostly in Family, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like A Dog's Way Home: A Dog's Purpose (2017), Lassie (1994), The Incredible Journey (1963), The Bear (1988), Shiloh (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Dog's Purpose (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A dog goes on quest to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes with multiple owners.
Style: touching, sweet, melancholic, sad, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dog, reincarnation, human animal relationship, dog movie, transformation, happy ending, adaptation, life & death, animals, police dog, love, death ...
Time: 1960s, 1990s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 5K
Lassie (1994)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An update of the Lassie legend stars Thomas Guiry as a troubled city kid whose family retreats to the country, where he befriends the famous collie and changes for the better. Conflict develops when a ruthless sheep rancher causes trouble for ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, small town, coming of age, family, friendship, mischievous children, resentment, youth, rivalry, friends, family relations, adventure ...
Time: 90s
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Incredible Journey (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The story of three pets, a cat and two dogs, who lose their owners when they are all on vacation. Can they find their way home?
Style: uplifting, exciting, serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dog, wilderness, adventure, cat, family, friendship, pets, survival, on the road, getting home, hopes, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.7
 15K
The Bear (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orphan bear cub hooks up with an adult male as they try to dodge human hunters.
Style: touching, uplifting, sentimental, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wilderness, survival, friendship, adventure, animal life, family, rescue, on the run, youth, heroic mission, escapades, nature ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, british columbia, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 6.4
 3K
Shiloh (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An abused beagle runs away from his owner. On the road, he meets young Marty Preston and follows him home. The boy immediately forms a bond with the dog and names him Shiloh. His stern father won't let him keep the dog because it belongs to ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, rescue, family, animal actor, adoption, pets, heroes, animal life, small town life, small town, disorder, youth ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Benji: Off the Leash! (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Benji and his friends try to save his mother from a puppy mill.
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dog, disorder, fish out of water, best friends, single parent, youth, rescue, animal life, heroes, family life, breeding, pets ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.5
 605
Big Red (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Wealthy sportsman James Haggin (Walter Pidgeon) lives on a Quebec estate called Wintapi. Émile Fornet (Émile Genest), handler of Haggin's hunting dogs, and Émile's wife Therese (Janette Bertrand), Haggin's cook and housekeeper, ...
Style: serious, sentimental, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, friends, adventure, save the day, family relations, coming of age, youth, orphan, animal training, family life, friendship, animal life ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 24K
Max (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, 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, realistic, serious, emotional, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: dog, family, teenage life, youth, friendship, adventure, pets, escapades, betrayal, rescue, family bonds, military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, afghanistan, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A drama based on the true story of a college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sad, heartbreaking ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, friendship, friends, loyalty, family, pets, loneliness, death, human animal relationship, loss of loved one, loss of friend, loss of family member ...
Time: contemporary, 1930s
Place: usa, japan, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Remake of the popular Disney classic, this time featuring some well known voices as two dogs and a cat trek across America encountering all sorts of adventures in the quest to be reunited with their owners.
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, dog, cat, pets, wilderness, fish out of water, journey, adventure, survival, family, getting home, wounded animal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: cross country, nevada, usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: realistic, serious, touching, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, bear, nature, escapades, animal life, small town life, family life, survival, daring rescue, adventure, family, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 20K
Dolphin Tale (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A story centered on the friendship between a boy and a dolphin whose tail was lost in a crab trap.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, young heroes, hopes, animal life, human spirit, trap, summer, boy, destiny, mother son relationship, heroes, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 18K
White Fang (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jack London's classic adventure story about the friendship developed between a Yukon gold hunter and the mixed dog-wolf he rescues from the hands of a man who mistreats him.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, dog, treasure, gold, pets, human animal relationship, adventure, daring rescue, survival, adventurer, wilderness, trap ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, usa, mine, london, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.9
 62K
Free Willy (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When maladjusted orphan Jesse vandalizes a theme park, he is placed with foster parents and must work at the park to make amends. There he meets Willy, a young Orca whale who has been separated from his family. Sensing kinship, they form a bond and, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: social worker, human animal relationship, killer whale, captivity, friendship, family, adventure, animal life, rescue, freedom, ocean or sea, animal training ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
 135K
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, sentimental, humorous, feel good, sad ...
Audience: family outing, date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: dog, pets, family, family relations, journalist, chaos and mayhem, parenthood, marriage, death of dog, friends, troublemaker, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, miami, usa, ireland, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
 6K
Andre (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true story of how a marine seal named Andre befriended a little girl and her family, circa 1962.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, rescue, small town, family, orphan, best friends, danger, getting home, adventure, daring rescue, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s, year 1962, 1960s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Dolphin Tale 2 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The team of people who saved Winter's life reassemble in the wake of her surrogate mother's passing in order to find her a companion so she can remain at the Clearwater Marine Hospital.
Style: humorous, serious, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friends, race against time, friendship, theme park, youth, danger, rescue, animal life, human spirit, escapades, family, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An all-new Disney holiday classic is born - Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups. Starring a brand-new litter of the cutest talking pups ever - Hope, Jingle, Charity, and Noble - it's perfect for the whole family. When Mrs. Claus travels to Pineville, ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dog, christmas, animal life, pets, stowaway, youth, disorder, adventure, friends, family, family relations, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Belle & Sebastian (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Belle and Sebastian is set high in the snowy Alps during the Second World War. The resourceful Sebastian is a lonely boy who tames and befriends a giant, wild mountain dog, Belle – even though the villagers believe her to be ‘the beast’ that ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, stylized
Plot: human animal relationship, friendship, young heroes, adventure, on the road, escapades, animal life, wounded animal, dog, orphan, trap, german ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: alps, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
 100
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: emotional, serious, feel good, touching, uplifting ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: betrayal, estrangement, adventure, family relations, family, remarry, coming of age, youth, farm, teenage life, animal life, barking ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Lassie's Great Adventure (1963)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: While in Canada Timmy and Lassie encounter a downed hot air ballonist. By accident they end up in the balloon which takes them into the wilderness. The young boy and his dog must find a way to survive even fending off a wild pig.
Style: serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: rescue, dog, family, escapades, getting home, hopes, adventure, danger, heroes, pets, animal life, survival ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.4
 3K
Snow Buddies (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Dylan Sprouse, Jim Belushi and Kris Kristofferson lend their voices to this family-friendly tale about a feisty pack of golden retriever puppies that embarks on an Alaskan adventure. When they find themselves stranded in the northern wilderness, the ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: pets, getting home, friends, adventure, escapades, contests and competitions, friendship, against the odds, best friends, ambition, partners, animal life ...
Time: 2000s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Dog Named Christmas (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A developmentally challenged young man with a penchant for caring for animals in need sets out to convince his family - and their whole rural community - to participate in a local shelter's inaugural "Adopt a Dog for Christmas ...
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: adoption, pets, animal life, obnoxious boss, mentally challenged, boss and employee, family, family relations, holiday, christmas movie, christmas present, barking dog ...
Time: 50s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Biscuit Eater (1972)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nothing warms the heart like the story of a boy and his dog. Lonnie (Johnny Whitaker) and Text (George Spell) are two friends determined, against all odds, to turn a misfit hound into a hero. Tennessee farmer and dog trainer Harve McNeil (Earl ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, dog, train, opposites attract, youth, countryside, friends, mischievous children, adventure, getting home, hopes, young heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: georgia, usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Adventures of Milo and Otis (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of two animals and their adventures. Milo, the cat, and Otis, the dog, are two animals who grew up together on the same farm. One day, the two are separated and begin a journey to find each other. The adventurous, and often perilous quest ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, sweet, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: survival, dog, friendship, chicken, pig, cat, milk, fight, barn, adventure, family, birds ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.2
 4K
Benji (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Benji is a stray who has nonetheless worked his way into the hearts of a number of the townspeople, who give him food and attention whenever he stops by. His particular favorites are a pair of children who feed and play with him against the wishes ...
Style: sentimental, tense, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: rescue, dog, animal actor, kidnapping, friendship, hostage, family, adventure, longing, danger, youth, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Everything That Rises (1998)
Genre: Drama, Western, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: His son's critical injury forces a Montana man (Dennis Quaid) to reconsider priorities as he struggles to retain family land.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friends, adventure, family, family relations, misfit, rivalry, disability, family life, survival, hopes, life is a bitch, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Free Willy: Escape from Pirate's Cove (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After young Kirra (Bindi Irwin) leaves her Australian home to summer with her grandfather (Beau Bridges) in South Africa, she soon discovers a baby orca stranded in the lagoon near her grandfather’s rundown seaside amusement park. She names the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, uplifting, serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: animal rescue, friendship, ocean or sea, reunion, youth, danger, rescue, animal life, heroes, family relations, friends, theme park ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Born to Be Wild (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rick Heller is a juvenile delinquent who keeps getting himself into trouble. To keep him out of trouble his mother puts him to work cleaning the cage of a gorilla named Katie which she is teaching to communicate through the use of sign language. ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: family, adventure, friendship, rescue, mischievous children, friends, computers and web, on the run, on the road, laboratory, siblings relations, dangerous animal ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle washington, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
 59K
Beethoven (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Newton family live in their comfortable home, but there seems to something missing. This "hole" is filled by a small puppy, who walks into their home and their lives. Beethoven, as he is named, grows into a giant of a dog... a St ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, sincere, funny ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, puppy, dog, nothing goes right, parents and children, pets, family life, rescue, animal rescue, saint bernard dog, mischievous children, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%