Movies like A Dog's Journey

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A Dog's Journey (2019)
 7.5
 16K
A Dog's Journey (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: China, India, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Bailey is living the good life on the farm of Ethan and Hannah. As Bailey’s soul prepares to leave this life for a new one, he promises Ethan to find CJ and protect her at any cost.
Style: sweet, emotional, sincere, touching, semi serious
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, reincarnation, human animal relationship, animal life, grownups, grandfather granddaughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, pet dog, family relations, teenager, new life, grandparents, child care, anthropomorphism, cancer, young love, animal shelter, widow, car accident, community service, dog movie
Time: contemporary
Place: usa

Most similar movies to A Dog's Journey

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, feel good, humorous and sentimental films with plots about family, dog, family relations, friends, animal life, adventure and pets mostly in Family, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like A Dog's Journey: Lassie (2005), Good Boy! (2003), Lassie (1994), Paddington (2014), Because of Winn-Dixie (2005). 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, sad, sentimental, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: dog, reincarnation, animals, police dog, human animal relationship, dog movie, life & death, transformation, happy ending, adaptation, talking animals, love ...
Time: 60s, 90s, 80s, 1960s, 1990s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Dog's Way Home (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: China, 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: sweet, sentimental, sincere, touching, scenic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, lost dog, adventure, best friends, animal life, homelessness, veteran, pets, human animal relationship, getting home, road trip, runaway ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, denver colorado, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.7
 4K
Lassie (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, France, Ireland, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A family in financial crisis is forced to sell Lassie, their beloved dog. Hundreds of miles away from her true family, Lassie escapes and sets out on a journey home.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, kids
Plot: pets, train ride, rescue, dog, friendship, adventure, dog movie, animal life, parents and children, getting home, boy dog relationship, little girl ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 20th century, 40s
Place: scotland, england, europe, yorkshire, scottish highlands ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 4K
Good Boy! (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An intergalactic dog pilot from Sirius (the dog star), visits Earth to verify the rumors that dogs have failed to take over the planet.
Style: sentimental, entertaining, tense, thought provoking, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: talking dog, outer space, friendship, dog, space and aliens, pets, human animal relationship, mission, mentor, benign alien, family, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ 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: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: countryside, coming of age, dog, family, friendship, animal life, mischievous children, teenage life, family life, pets, boy dog relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 94K
Paddington (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a deadly earthquake destroys his home in Peruvian rainforest, a young bear makes his way to England in search of a new home. The bear, dubbed "Paddington" for the london train station, finds shelter with the family of Henry and Mary ...
Style: sweet, touching, humorous, colourful, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: family, adventure, goofy hero, bear, kids and family, fish out of water, anthropomorphic animal, children, jungle, escape, imaginary, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, peru, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: touching, emotional, sentimental, heartbreaking, sad ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, friendship, animals, loyalty, friends, life & death, family, pets, human animal relationship, loneliness, death, loss of friend ...
Time: contemporary, 1930s
Place: japan, usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, father daughter relationship, single father, dog, mischievous children, friendship, loneliness, family relations, pets, adaptation, beautiful scenery, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 64K
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, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: dog, puppy, pets, family, children, nothing goes right, parents and children, family life, suburbs, rescue, family relations, animal rescue ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Santa Buddies (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Puppy Paws (the fun-loving son of Santa Paws) gets bored, he finds Budderball on Santa's naughty list and figures he's just the dog to show him how to be an ordinary pup. When the magical Christmas Icicle starts to melt however, and ...
Style: feel good, sweet, light, fairy tale, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, save the day, pets, hopes, holiday, dog, santa claus, christmas movie, owner dog relationship, christmas present, best friends, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.7
 25K
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, united states, texas, iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Marley & Me: The Puppy Years (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fall into puppy love with “the world’s worst dog”, who now has a frisky voice and an attitude to match. Join Marley for his mischievous puppy years, as he and his summer pal, Bodie Grogan, wreak havoc on a neighborhood dog contest. Marley ...
Style: sentimental, exciting, humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, nothing goes right, pets, puppy, talking dog, friends, family relations, teenage life, youth, chaos and mayhem, family, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.7
 6K
Fluke (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Workaholic Thomas Johnson dies in an auto accident and comes back to life as a dog. Remembering some of who he was, he returns to his wife and son to protect them from the man who caused his accident. But, as time goes by, he remembers more of his ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: reincarnation, human becomes animal, dog, talking dog, dog movie, family life, family relations, human becoming an animal, getting home, starting over, afterlife, family ...
Place: united states, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
11%
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, sentimental, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adoption, pets, dog, boy dog relationship, family relations, christmas, mentally challenged, animal life, friendship, family, christmas movie, holiday ...
Time: 50s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.9
 356
The Retrievers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the Lowry Family moves from New York to Placerville in California, a golden retriever comes to their house. The family starts to take care of her and the retriever, now named Pilot, has puppies. They give all of the puppies away, but later ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, pets, family life, animal life, golden retriever, dog, friends, family, countryside, pet dog, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Zeus and Roxanne (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mary Beth is a marine biologist that gets annoyed when a dog called Zeus stows aboard her research boat. Nevertheless she is intrigued when the intrusive canine makes best-friends with her captive dolphin, Roxanne. She falls in love with Zeus's ...
Style: feel good, touching, sweet, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: dog, friendship, dolphins, adventure, rescue, opposites attract, single parent, family, odd couple, daring rescue, escapades, youth ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.9
 3K
Bingo (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bingo, the runaway circus dog, is off the leash and saving Chuckie's life! Bingo and the boy become the best of friends in this canine comedy featuring doggy disguises and skateboarding, pinball and prison. Chuckie and his parents (Cindy ...
Style: touching, humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, on the road, rescue, friendship, family, adventure, animal life, pets, escapades, dog movie, silly humor, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: touching, exciting, uplifting, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, wilderness, adventure, cat, family, friendship, on the road, survival, obsessive quest, escapades, getting home, hopes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 374
Angel Dog (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This heart warming film is about a dog named Cooper who is the lone survivor of a terrible car accident. Jake, a family patriarch, loses his wife and children in the accident. Not being a dog person, Jake is angry and resentful toward the dog for ...
Style: uplifting, emotional, touching, realistic, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: pets, starting over, friendship, human spirit, hopes, redemption, dog movie, dog, mother daughter relationship, car accident, loss of wife, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.5
 116K
The Parent Trap (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Hallie Parker and Annie James are identical twins separated at a young age because of their parents' divorce. unknowingly to their parents, the girls are sent to the same summer camp where they meet, discover the truth about themselves, and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sweet, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids ...
Plot: twins, mischievous children, lookalikes, summer camp, disorder, dishonesty, butler, single parent, parents and children, family relations, comedy of errors, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1998
Place: london, england, california, maine, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 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: uplifting, emotional, feel good, serious, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, coming of age, farm, animal life, betrayal, family, teenage life, adventure, youth, estrangement, remarry, dog actor ...
Time: 60s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 2.4
 413
Quigley (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: William Byron Hillman's family comedy Quigley stars Gary Busey as a cold-hearted billionaire. Early in the film he dies. After dying, he learns that he will only get into heaven if he learns lessons about compassion and selflessness. In order ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: reincarnation, family relations, redemption, hidden identity, disorder, family life, supernatural, impossible love, love and romance, hopes, family, odd couple ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Legend of Timm Thaler or The Boy Who Sold His Laughter (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Timm Thyler is poor, but he laughs a lot and he looks so charming. One day, the world’s richest man makes the boy a dubious offer: if Timm agrees to sell him his laugh, he’ll win every bet he ever makes in the future.
Style: touching, melancholic, sincere, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: taunting, schoolboy, adventure, obsessive quest, kindness, boy, winning, little boy, deal, goodhearted, teenager, good deed ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Movie in collections
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: sentimental, realistic, sincere, emotional, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: misfit, disability, survival, rivalry, family relations, friends, family life, parents and children, family, adventure, life is a bitch, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Chestnut: Hero of Central Park (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Ray and Sal, two orphaned sisters, adopt and hide a Great Dane puppy from their two adopted parents living in a luxury downtown New York apartment that expressely forbids dogs.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, human animal relationship, mischievous children, family life, pets, animal life, youth, reincarnation, parents and children, disorder, adoption, family ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
10%
 7.0
 19K
My Dog Skip (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A shy boy is unable to make friends in Yazoo City, Mississippi in 1942, until his parents give him a terrier puppy for his ninth birthday. The dog, which he names Skip, becomes well known and loved throughout the community and enriches the life of ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, uplifting, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, small town, americana, baseball, dog, family, lifestyle, youth, world war two, coming of age, dog movie, child's point of view ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, southern usa, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Bannister family including former K-9 police hero Zeus (voiced by Mario López) is back, and this time they're spending their holidays at a beautiful Rocky Mountain resort. But toss in an unexpected visit from cocky Uncle Randy (Casper Van ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, light, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: save the day, family, pets, animal life, family relations, christmas movie, christmas, dog, love, holiday, destiny, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.9
 20K
Simon Birch (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Simon Birch tells the story of Joe and Simon's heart-warming journey of friendship. Simon Birch was born with a condition that makes him much smaller than all the other kids in town. Now, due to his condition, Simon thinks God made him this way ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, humorous, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, destiny, family relations, illegitimate son, buddies, hopes, obsessive quest, child illness, family problems, coming of age, life philosophy, happy ending ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, quarry, 50s, 1960s ...
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
A Grandpa for Christmas (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An old-time movie-star singer/ hoofer rebonds with his estranged daughter and 9-year-old granddaughter.
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family relations, family, elderly, father daughter estrangement, grandfather granddaughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, estrangement, golden years, youth, new school, hospital visit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.0
 67K
Free Willy (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, France, Mexico
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, feel good, uplifting, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: human animal relationship, freedom, adventure, killer whale, social worker, friendship, captivity, animals, happy ending, animal training, rescue, animal life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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