Movies and TV shows like Anne with an E

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Anne with an E (2017)
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Anne with an E (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A coming-of-age story about an outsider who, against all odds and numerous challenges, fights for love and acceptance and for her place in the world. The series centers on a young orphaned girl in the late 1890’s, who, after an abusive childhood spent in orphanages and the homes of strangers, is mistakenly sent to live with an elderly woman and her aging brother. Over time, 13-year-old Anne will transform their lives and eventually the small town in which they live with her unique spirit, fierce intellect and brilliant imagination.
Style: compassionate, touching, sincere, realistic
Plot: friendship, orphan, family relations, child's point of view, small town, parents and children, teen romance, adventure, imaginary, school, teenage life, society, children's home, mischievous children, coming of age, unrequited love
Time: 19th century
Place: canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, serious and sincere films and TV series with plots about youth, family relations, friendship, family, friends, society and coming of age mostly in Drama, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like Anne with an E: Anne of Green Gables (1985), The Secret Garden (1987), Pollyanna (2003), Anne of Avonlea (1987), Anne of Green Gables (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Anne of Green Gables (1985)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, West Germany, USA
Duration: 199 min.
TV show
Story: At the turn of the century on Prince Edward Island, Matthew Cuthbert and his sister Marilla decide to take on an orphan boy as help for their farm. But they get an unexpected jolt when they're mistakenly sent a girl instead: Anne Shirley. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, witty, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, countryside, adoption, teenage love, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, best friends, young heroes, imagination, coming of age, foster home, island ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Secret Garden (1987)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a spoiled English girl living in 19th century India loses both parents in a cholera epidemic, she is sent back to England to live in a country mansion. The lord is a strange old man-- frail and deformed, immensely kind but so melancholy. She ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: orphan, garden, family relations, uncle, mansion, family problems, little girl, mischievous children, family life, child's point of view, friendship, cholera ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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Pollyanna (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Pollyanna Whittier goes to live with her wealthy but bitter aunt after the tragic death of her father. Pollyanna shares a game her father taught her -- the 'Glad Game' -- in which everyone can find a silver lining in even the darkest ...
Style: feel good, touching, uplifting, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: optimism, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, orphan, small town life, small town, young heroes, hopes, countryside, friends, family relations, change of heart ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 1910s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Anne of Avonlea (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 230 min.
TV show
Story: Anne Shirley, now a schoolteacher, has begun writing stories and collecting rejection slips. She makes the acquaintance of a handsome, rich, bachelor, chases a cow, and wins (to her chagrin) a baking soda company's writing contest. She acts as ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, orphan, family relations, teachers and students, school, family, period piece, bittersweet, coming of age, beautiful scenery, friends, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: canada, usa, chicago illinois, boston, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Anne of Green Gables (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A retelling of L.M. Montgomery's story of Anne Shirley, an orphan who is accidentally sent to a couple looking to adopt a boy instead
Style: sincere, touching, uplifting, compassionate
Audience: family outing
Plot: redhead girl, orphan, friendship, family drama, adoption, happy ending, based on a novel, family farm, boy
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Little House on the Prairie (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Little House on the Prairie is an American Western drama television series, starring Michael Landon, Melissa Gilbert, and Karen Grassle, about a family living on a farm in Walnut Grove, Minnesota, in the 1870s and 1880s.
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: farm, americana, family life, small town, parents and children, family relations, family, love and romance, small town life, romance, teachers and students, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1880s, 1870s
Place: minnesota, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Heidi (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 193 min.
TV show
Story: After charming her reclusive grandfather and falling in love with the beautiful mountain he calls home, Heidi is uprooted and sent to Frankfurt where she befriends Klara, a young girl confined to a wheelchair.
Style: semi serious, feel good, emotional
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, family relations, friendship, family, odd couple, young heroes, youth, adventure, escapades, hopes, mischievous children, rich and poor ...
Place: europe, switzerland, swiss alps, germany, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
When Hope Calls (2019)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The story of sisters Lillian and Grace who open an orphanage in the 1916 Western town of Brookfield. Caught between the traditions of cattle ranchers and the ambitions of a growing town, they strive to find romance and happiness while overcoming the ...
Style: sincere, light, serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, teen drama
Plot: children's home, family drama, two sisters, sister sister relationship, romance, sisters, mentor, family bonds, family, couple relations, sibling relationship, orphan ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Secret Garden (1975)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 210 min.
TV show
Story: TV miniseries adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, feel good, uplifting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, orphan, family relations, estate, countryside, teaching the ways of the world, spoiled brat, mysterious character, young heroes, family, master and servant, misfit ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: europe, england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 611
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, young heroes, youth, hopes, optimism, friends, disability, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: switzerland, europe, alps, swiss alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 3K
Oliver Twist (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: Oliver is born into poverty and misfortune - the son of an unmarried mother, who dies shortly after his birth. He is soon delivered to the workhouse, where the cruel Mr. Bumble oversees children tormented by starvation and suffering. When Oliver ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: orphan, victorian england, thief, child's point of view, street kid, social decay, friendship, society, youth, life is a bitch, injustice, danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: touching, sincere, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, family relations, friendship, hopes, coming of age, friends, human nature, destiny, grandmother granddaughter relationship, children, girl, search ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Little Lord Fauntleroy (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: An American boy turns out to be the long-lost heir of a British fortune. He is sent to live with the cold and unsentimental lord who oversees the trust.
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: estate, family relations, rich and poor, fish out of water, adolescence vs adulthood, family life, culture clash, social differences, misfit, family, power relations, mischievous children ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
My Brilliant Friend (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When the most important friend in her life seems to have disappeared without a trace, Elena Greco, a now-elderly woman immersed in a house full of books, turns on her computer and starts writing the story of their friendship.
Style: sincere, touching, suspense, rough, exciting ...
Plot: friendship, life is a bitch, hopes, brutality, family, parents and children, life philosophy, children, girl, father daughter relationship, girlfriend, relationship problems ...
Time: 50s, 1960s, 1950s, 60s
Place: naples italy, italy, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Oliver Twist (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
TV show
Story: Charles Dickens' classical story about the young orphan boy in 1837 England is again re-filmed in grand fashion. Richard Dreyfuss portrays Fagin, the unscrupulous leader of the young pick-pockets Oliver (Alex Trench) initially falls in with ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, touching, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, youth, young heroes, coming of age, crimes, family, gang, danger, society, life is a bitch, friends, child in peril ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1830s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 280
Gigantic (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A half-hour dramedy that takes a fictional look at the glitzy, chaotic and often hilarious life of being a Hollywood "it" kid. Set in the world of the Hollywood elite packed with A-list parties and privilege, it tells a coming-of-age story ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, hollywood, coming of age, teenage life, starlet, artists and showbiz, family, lifestyle, youth, parents and children, celebrity culture, celebrity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 522
Spin (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: "Spin" tells the story of a boy who loses his parents in a plane crash, is taken in by his uncle (Tucci), who then leaves him for ten years in the care of his Hispanic ranch hand (Blades) and his wife (Delany). Once in high school, Eddie ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: society, youth, family relations, haunted by the past, introspection, teenage life, self discovery, orphan, hopes, parents and children, eccentric family, siblings relations ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.4
 140
Booky's Crush (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Thomsons - parents Thomas and Francie, and children Willa, Arthur, Beatrice (nicknamed Booky) and Jakey - are a loving working class family living in the Depression era in Toronto. Arthur is showing aptitude in drawing, and although his parents ...
Style: feel good, sincere, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: family relations, teenage love, teenage life, love and romance, youth, family, romance, society, family life, working class, parents and children, coming of age ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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When I Find the Ocean (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A little girl leaves home with her pet dog and rabbit to escape abuse and find the ocean in the hopes of feeling closer to her father who has passed away.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: civil rights, dog, friendship, estrangement, pets, youth, hopes, family life, wilderness, child's point of view, family relations, mother ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Booky & the Secret Santa (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Booky does everything she can to make an enjoyable Christmas, for her family, during the depression as her father is out of work.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, unemployment, parents and children, family life, family, hopes, family problems, bittersweet, youth, friendship, family gatherings, wish come true ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Christy (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Christy is an American historical fiction drama series which aired on CBS from April 1994 to August 1995, for twenty episodes. Christy was based on the novel Christy by Catherine Marshall, the widow of Senate chaplain Peter Marshall. The novel had ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, social relations, hopes, society, love and romance, mountain, moral dilemma, small town, idealism, love triangle, small town life, school ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: tennessee, usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.0
 281
Due East (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The movie spotlights an intelligent high school senior and National Merit Scholar (Bryant) who has never been part of the "in crowd." She teaches a high school equivalency night class, tends to the needs of her widower father, Jesse ...
Style: sincere, emotional, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: single parent, small town, coming of age, destructive relationship, teenage life, lifestyle, couples, family relations, love and romance, youth, parents and children, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 476
Edgemont (2000)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Edgemont is a Canadian television series that aired from 2001 to 2005. It revolved around the everyday dealings of teenagers in Edgemont, a fictitious suburb of Vancouver, British Columbia. The 30-minute show delved into the lives of students at ...
Style: captivating, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: teen drama
Plot: high school, friends, teenage life, youth, society, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, teenage pregnancy, teenage mother, gender, hopes, teenager ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Huckleberry Finn and His Friends (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, West Germany
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Huckleberry Finn and His Friends was a 1979 television series documenting the exploits of Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer, based on the novels The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by American writer Mark Twain. The series ...
Style: captivating, exciting, uplifting, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: small town, society, escapades, best friends, young lovers, family, coming of age, heroes, buddies, americana, friendship, small town life ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: missouri, usa, mississippi river, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.6
 345
Dino Dan (2010)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Join paleontologist-in-training Dan Henderson as he takes kids on a Jurassic journey to the land where lizards were as long as three school buses and terrifying T-Rex’s ruled.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dinosaur, friendship, imaginary, family, parents and children, animal life, escapades, suburbs, youth, family relations, society, mischievous children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Letter Writer (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a teenager receives a mysterious letter in the mail, she sets out to find the author. It's a journey that will change her life forever.
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious
Plot: honesty, parents and children, family relations, teenage life, youth, rebelliousness, aging, religions or cults, father daughter relationship, friendship, intergenerational friendship, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.7
 287
My Friend Joe (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, Germany, Ireland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During the course of one summer, a young Irish lad named Chris befriends an American boy named Joe. The two couldn't be more different, yet they become inseparable. Things turn horribly wrong however, when Chris discovers his new best friend ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Audience: family outing
Plot: gender, orphan, family relations, circus, friendship, girl dressed as boy, friends, teenage life, gender bending, family life, youth, family ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.2
 2K
Ready or Not (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Ready or Not is a Canadian teen drama series which aired on the Showtime Movie Channel and later on the Disney Channel and Global Television Network for 5 seasons and 65 episodes between 1993 and 1997 in both Canada and the United States.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous, sentimental
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, coming of age, family relations, tomboy, best friend, youth, friends, social relations, best friends, family, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
Raspberry Magic (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old Monica Shah is a brainy schoolgirl whose science fair project about growing raspberries becomes a touching emotional crusade. After her dad leaves and her mother falls into a funk, Monica decides it's her job to rescue the ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, captivating, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, unemployment, dysfunctional family, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, single parent, society, in the woods, forest, school, science fair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Same-Sex Parents (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A jealous classmate exposes the fact that Olympe has 2 gay parents. Feeling ostracized and humiliated, Olympe lashes out at her closeted mother. Life unravels so that the truth can set them free.
Style: touching, atmospheric, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, teenage life, teenage love, parents and children, youth, sexual relations, teen angst, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, gay parent, high school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%