Movies like The Call of the Wild

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The Call of the Wild (2020)
 6.8
 22K
The Call of the Wild (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A sled dog struggles for survival in the wilds of the Yukon.
Style: tense, sincere, captivating, disturbing
Plot: dog, wolf, dog sled, survival, snow, native american, grizzly bear, chase, disney, hopes, danger, life is a bitch, escapades, deadly, gold, food, train, photographer, avalanche, gun, bear, pursuit, boat, photograph, map ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, contemporary
Place: alaska

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Most similar movies to The Call of the Wild

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and melancholic films with plots about adventure, dog, survival, escapades, friendship, danger and wilderness mostly in Adventure, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like The Call of the Wild: Eight Below (2006), Iron Will (1994), Alpha (2018), White Fang (1991), Belle & Sebastian (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
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Eight Below (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the Antarctic, after an expedition with Dr. Davis McClaren, the sled dog trainer Jerry Shepherd has to leave the polar base with his colleagues due to the proximity of a heavy snow storm. He ties his dogs to be rescued after, but the mission is ...
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, tense, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: dog, rescue, survival, adventure, expedition, dog sled, pets, pilot, scientist, snow, wilderness, research ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: antarctica, oregon, washington d.c., pasadena california, new zealand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 7K
Iron Will (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Will Stoneman's father dies, he is left alone to take care of his mother and their land. Needing money to maintain it, he decides to join a cross country dogsled race. This race will require days of racing for long hours, through harsh ...
Style: touching, feel good, uplifting, captivating, serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: train, dog sled, adventure, family, underdog, heroes, world war one, journalism, ambition, sport, hopes, contests and competitions ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: alaska, minnesota, canada, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 50K
Alpha (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a hunting expedition goes awry, a young caveman struggles against the elements to find his way home.
Style: captivating, exciting, thought provoking, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: wolf, survival, wilderness, caveman, human animal relationship, dog, animal attack, cavemen, injury, snow, ice age, adventure ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.7
 19K
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, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, girls' night
Plot: dog, treasure, friendship, pets, human animal relationship, adventure, gold, survival, wilderness, daring rescue, unlikely friendships, adventurer ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, usa, london, san francisco, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: serious, touching, stylized, realistic
Plot: dog, adventure, world war two, human animal relationship, friendship, orphan, on the road, animal life, wounded animal, young heroes, escapades, mountain ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1943
Place: alps, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
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: touching, uplifting, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, wilderness, adventure, cat, family, friendship, survival, on the road, getting home, obsessive quest, escapades, hopes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.7
 16K
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, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, animals, wilderness, survival, friendship, animal life, family, youth, on the run, rescue, escapades, heroic mission ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, british columbia, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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To Brave Alaska (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young couple and their dog struggle to survive in Alaska.
Style: realistic, gloomy, suspenseful, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: starvation, survival, wilderness, pets, adventure, escapades, chases and races, forces of nature, disorder, human spirit, confined, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Squanto: A Warrior's Tale (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Squanto is a high-born Indian warrior from a tribe on the Atlantic coast of North America which devotes its life to hunting and rivalry with a neighboring tribe. Everything changes forever after a ship arrives from England, prospecting the ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, unusual plot structure, entertaining ...
Plot: thanksgiving, native american, culture clash, escape, village, ship, monastery, heroes, adventure, hopes, cons and scams, master warrior ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century
Place: england, usa, europe, new england, atlantic ocean ...
⇓ 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, veteran, homelessness, mountain, search, gay couple, avalanche, wolf ...
Place: colorado, denver colorado, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
White Fang 2: Myth of the White Wolf (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A boy and his dog, White Fang, must try to save the noble Haida tribe from evil white men in turn-of-the-century Alaska.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, unusual plot structure, intense ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, wilderness, family, friendship, survival, save the day, rivalry, pets, animal life, danger, treasure hunt, anti hero ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, 1890s, 80s
Place: alaska, usa, san francisco, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 634
White Fang (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Western
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The wolf dog, White Fang, aids a reporter, a fur trapper, a nun, a young Eskimo boy and his father of ridding a gold mining town of a sleazy crime lord in 1896 Yukon, Canada.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: small town, adventure, young heroes, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, heroes, teaching the ways of the world, adventurer, forces of nature, treasure hunt, youth, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada, usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Never Cry Wolf (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This film dramatizes the true story of Farley Mowat, when he was sent to the Canadian tundra area to collect evidence of the grievous harm the wolf population was allegedly doing to the caribou herds. In his struggle to survive in that difficult ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, contemplative, touching, serious ...
Plot: wilderness, inuit, adventure, mountain, mouse, dog sled, snow, arctic, wolf, survival, biologist, rescue ...
Time: 80s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: alaska, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 5K
Alaska (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jake Barnes and his two kids, Sean and Jessie, have moved to Alaska after his wife died. He is a former airline pilot now delivering toilet paper across the mountains. During an emergency delivery in a storm his plane goes down somewhere in the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, sweet, nostalgic, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: survival, adventure, airplane, danger, mountain, family relations, rescue, poacher, polar bear, pilot, air disaster, family ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
 236K
The Grey (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An oil drilling team struggles to survive after a plane crash strands them in the wilds of Alaska. Hunting them is a pack of wolves that sees them as intruders.
Style: bad ending, suspenseful, rough, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wolf, wilderness, dangerous animal, isolation, air disaster, male camaraderie, stranded, danger, death, snow, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Maiden and the Wolves (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Not long before World War I, in a French Alpine town near the Italian border, a pack of slaughtered wolves is delivered to local taxidermist Leon (Patrick Chesnais). A surviving black cub comes down from the mountains looking for his family, and is ...
Style: emotional, serious, captivating, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wolf, mountain, survival, adventure, escapades, animal life, danger, wilderness, world war one, female protagonist, family life, visionary ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20s, post world war one
Place: france, alps, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Island of the Blue Dolphins (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on the beloved book by Scott O'Dell, this family movie tells the adventures of a young Native American girl. After her father is killed by a malevolent white trapper, Karana joins her community as they leave their island home in the ...
Style: sincere, touching, captivating, melancholic
Plot: survival, environmental, island, dog, friendship, death of pet, betrayal, native american, ecology, forgiveness, father son relationship, talking to a dog ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli & Baloo (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this exciting live-action adventure, young Mowgli, an orphan raised by wolves, is spotted by a scout for a giant circus. Accompanied by a cruel hunter and a snake charmer, the scout sets out to trap Mowgli. But with the help of Baloo the bear and ...
Style: semi serious, light, sweet, melancholic, cult film ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: jungle, chase, monkey, bear, circus, family, adventure, on the run, escape, feral man, dangerous animal, getting home ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 14K
Two Brothers (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two tigers are separated as cubs and taken into captivity, only to be reunited years later as enemies by an explorer (Pearce) who inadvertently forces them to fight each other.
Style: sincere, captivating, emotional, compassionate, scenic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: tiger, jungle, animal abuse, adventure, destiny, separated, survival, captivity, getting home, danger, sibling relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
To Build a Fire (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Story: A man travels by foot in the snow with his dog.
Plot: snow, dog, hypothermia, husky dog, frozen, survival
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 116
Rugged Gold (1994)
Genre: Drama, Adventure
Country: Canada, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A woman struggles to survive in the Alaskan frontier after separating from her family because of an earthquake.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: remarry, missing child, isolation, survival, wilderness, child in peril, parents and children, adventure, escapades, heroic mission, forces of nature, catastrophe ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Snow Walker (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A bush pilot in nothern Canada who with the aid of modernity thinks he can handle it all & knows it all. After reluctantly agreeing to transport a local indian girl to a medical facility his light plane crashes & they have to survive whilst ...
Style: emotional, uplifting, compassionate, touching, serious ...
Plot: survival, airplane, wilderness, human spirit, friendship, adventure, danger, stranded, forces of nature, isolation, rescue, eskimo indian ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1953
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 7.9
 608
Lone Wolf (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A boy finds a large wolf-like dog in the mountain and they befriend. The local peasants think that it may be a real wolf responsible for the sheep pestilence. They decide to kill the animal, but the boy is worried about it and he secretly provides ...
Plot: dog, wolf, mountain, winter, snow, ladder, hunting, tree, children, forest, sheep, rock ...
Time: 1940s
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Call of the Wild (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Self-centered and status-conscious, ten year old Ryann Hale journeys to Montana to visit her down-to-earth grandpa, Bill Hale. Ryann bonds with a wolf-dog, Buck, and schemes to save him from a cruel dogsledder.
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, young heroes, friendship, family holiday, human animal relationship, small town, snow, friends, animal training, rivalry, wounded animal, pets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.4
 127
Klondike Fever (1980)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: This movie chronicles Jack London's epic journey from San Francisco to the Klondike gold fields in 1898.
Style: realistic, exciting, atmospheric, semi serious
Plot: wilderness, heroes, escapades, adventure, danger, clergy, graphic violence, survival, society, friends, dog, socialist ...
Time: 1890s, 19th century
Place: england, alaska, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.2
 25K
Snow Dogs (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a Miami dentist inherits a team of sled dogs, he's got to learn the trade or lose his pack to a crusty mountain man.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, inspirational, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: dog, adventure, dog sled, pets, friendship, against the odds, fish out of water, small town, adoption, talking animals, dentist, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.2
 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: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, pets, against the odds, family, getting home, golden retriever, dog sled, adventure, animal life, save the day, contests and competitions, escapades ...
Time: 2000s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: dog, cat, adventure, friendship, wilderness, pets, talking animals, fish out of water, journey, survival, family, disney ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, realistic, serious, 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
Place: usa, afghanistan, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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