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First Dog (2010)
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First Dog (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A foster boy is befriended by a lost dog who turns out to belong to the President of the United States. The boy decides to run away from the foster home to return the canine to the White House -- "Because it's the right thing to do!"
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: president, adventure, on the road, family, boarding school, dog, boy, couples, society, youth, obsessive quest, boarding school life, usa president, u.s. president, dog movie
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, washington d.c.

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and realistic films with plots about family, youth, family relations, disorder, friendship, friends and dog mostly in Family, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like First Dog: Uncle Nino (2003), Chilly Christmas (2012), Duke (2012), Santa Hunters (2014), Hounded (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Uncle Nino (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A distant, slightly dysfunctional family is brought closer together when the father's long-estranged Uncle Nino comes from Italy to Chicago for a surprise visit.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, family gatherings, family life, fish out of water, parents and children, society, couples, optimism, uncle, family reunited, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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95%
Chilly Christmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old Bobby Cole and his dog Chilly are best friends, living happily in their Southern California beach house. But when Bobby's father Patrick (C. Thomas Howell), a single parent and police detective, accepts a job in New York City, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pets, christmas, dog, family relations, disorder, crimes, youth, parents and children, father son relationship, single parent, best friends, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas! (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teddy Duncan's middle-class family embarks on a road trip from their home in Denver to visit Mrs. Duncans Parents, the Blankenhoopers, in Palm Springs. When they find themselves stranded between Denver and Utah, they try to hitch a ride to Las ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, parents and children, family, family relations, family life, on the road, road trip, santa claus, youth, female director, dolphins, mime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.9
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Duke (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A homeless vet leaves his dying dog and best friend, Duke, on the doorstep of a clinic. The dedicated staff nurse Duke back to health, and then launch a campaign to locate the vet and re-unite him with his best pal.
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, pets, clinic, dog, therapy, war veteran, family relations, parents and children, cell, injury, male friendship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, sacramento california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Santa Hunters (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Four children trIn Santa Hunters, Alex and his cousins Zoey (Yde) and Richard (Coronel) create an elaborate setup of traps to catch Santa on tape, but their plan backfires when they realize that seeing Santa will cause him to lose his Christmas ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family, adventure, track down, youth, escapades, santa claus, friendship, imaginary, chases and races, heroes, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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82%
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Hounded (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A teenager ends up being hounded by a well-groomed and seemingly cute and tiny dog that actually turns out to be a nightmare of a beast.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: teenage boy, dog, mischievous children, teenage life, eccentric family, adventure, nothing goes right, young heroes, family life, disorder, rivalry, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 4.2
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Golden Winter (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A runaway boy befriends a pack of homeless puppies. Together, they stop a bank robbery and find a family to adopt them all.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: golden retriever, heist, family, crimes, youth, friendship, disorder, christmas, dog, family relations, friends, talking dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.3
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Smitty (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: SMITTY is a family film about a rescue dog. When life gets tough for Ben, a friendly paw is all it takes to pull him through. Mischievous thirteen-year-old Ben is sent to his grandfather's farm for the summer, where he crosses paths with a ...
Style: captivating, sincere, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, family relations, family, pets, youth, farm, single parent, coming of age, dog, redemption, friends, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2010
Place: usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Change of Plans (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Sally and Jason Danville's life are turned upside down when a tragic accident suddenly names them the caretakers of four young children.
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: custody, adoption, parents and children, life turned upside down, family life, couple relations, disorder, family, orphan, youth, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Abner, the Invisible Dog (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bullied teen stumbles into possession of a top-secret government formula that turns his dog invisible and gives it the power of speech.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, friendship, pets, family, suburbs, youth, birthday, invisibility, when the parents are away, disorder, friends, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.2
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Puppy Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When single mom Megan Nolan moves to a new town, she feels guilty for uprooting her ten-year-old daughter Caitlin. Seeing that the little girl's only friend is a neighbor's dog, Megan decides to adopt a shelter pet for Caitlin. She ...
Style: feel good, touching, captivating, light, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: romance, parents and children, fall in love, family relations, family, dog, hopes, pets, single parent, friendship, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.4
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Mr. Troop Mom (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Public Defender Eddie is a widower with a 13 year-old daughter, Naomi. A classic workaholic, Eddie has been M.I.A. for most of Naomi's big moments. But when an unfortunately timed accident gives Eddie the opportunity to become the "Team ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: parents and children, family, family life, treasure hunt, friends, camp, siblings relations, youth, family relations, summer camp, in the woods, falling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Dear Dumb Diary (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Based on the best selling series "Dear Dumb Diary" by Jim Benton. Follow Jamie Kelly as she navigates Mackeral Middle School with the help of her best friend Isabella, her nemesis Angeline and the boy of her dreams Hudson.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: middle school, family, youth, diary, popular girl, school, teenage life, love and romance, female director, female protagonist, overalls, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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61%
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Cinnamon (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: University professor Madeline Walters isn’t doing too well in the dating game. Good men are hard to find, so she’s happy spending time with her Maltese puppy Cinnamon, and her precocious teenage daughter Chloe.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pets, save the day, talking dog, fall in love, parents and children, animal life, family relations, single parent, nothing goes right, christmas, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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60%
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Switchmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: All Ira Finkelstein wants for Christmas is...Christmas. Unfortunately, his parents are sending him to Florida to be with his Grandparents. Ira's spirit soars as he manages to land in Christmas Town, USA, instead.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, follow your dream, disorder, mischievous children, youth, hopes, family, family relations, friends, parents and children, switching roles, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Saige Paints the Sky (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Meet nine-year old Saige, a talented artist with a passion for horses, in this modern-day story about finding your voice! Saige is excited about the new school year, until she discovers that art-her favorite class-has been cut. On top of that, her ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, friendship, school, family relations, youth, horse, art, singing, balloon, friends, female protagonist, teenage girl
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
So This Is Christmas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Eighteen-year old Ashley's life is headed in the wrong direction. She's been hanging out with a bad crowd and seeking an escape from the drama at home. Everything begins to change when a handyman working on the family's house ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, sexy ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, teenage girl, romance, parents and children, rich and poor, family in crisis, holiday season, couples, friendship, society, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Hanni & Nanni (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A drama centered around twins attending the same boarding school.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: twins, boarding school, friendship, mischievous children, youth, disorder, social relations, school, adventure, couples, heroes, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Chillar Party (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A gang of innocent but feisty kids who lead carefree lives in Chandan Nagar colony take own the big bad world of politics when one of their friend's life is endangered.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, fighting the system, mischievous children, hopes, rebellion, youth, society, family, politician, gang, parent child relationship, life risking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Flying Classroom (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A boy who was once a perpetual outcast finds friends in a new boarding school, united with his new peers gets involved in a heated rivalry with a group of students from a neighboring school.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: boarding school, friendship, fight, mischievous children, youth, disorder, teachers and students, theatre play, male bonding, school play, prank, male friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
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55%
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Cool Dog (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jimmy lives in the tranquil town of Eagle Rock, Louisiana, with his father, stepmother and his best friend Rainy, a German Shepherd. When Jimmy's father gets a promotion, the family must relocate to an apartment in New York City that has a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: forceful separation, friendship, pets, on the road, save the day, family life, disorder, road trip, dog, dog movie, farce, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Rainbow Tribe (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Morgan Roberts, a middle aged adult in crisis, reunites with his best friend when he returns to the summer camp of his youth. His troubles seem to magnify when he is joined by a rag-tag group of 10 year old campers. Through their struggles they ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: summer camp, puberty, friendship, life is a bitch, youth, friends, terminal illness, family, mischievous children, disorder, boy, camp counselor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Alice Upside Down (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: France, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Still mourning the death of her mother a few years back, ALICE McKINLEY finds her life seriously disrupted when her father BEN buys a store and moves her and her older brother LESTER to a new town. In the painful throes of adolescence, Alice has a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: school, adventure, family relations, disorder, teenage life, family life, coming of age, family, starting over, hopes, teachers and students, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Saving Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Kirk is enjoying the annual Christmas party extravaganza thrown by his sister until he realizes he needs to help out Christian, his brother-in-law who has a bad case of the bah-humbugs.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family, family relations, siblings relations, tradition, brother in law, christmas party, christmas season, christian, christmas movie, breakdancing, child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Three Dogateers (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a couple of burglars make off with their family's presents and decorations, the Three Dogateers set off on a journey to sniff out the bad guys and save Christmas!
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, save the day, escapades, pets, obsessive quest, santa claus, christmas movie, christmas, friendship, family, disorder, musketeer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
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The Santa Con (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Small-time con man Nick DeMarco is ordered by his parole officer to take a minimum-wage job as a department store Santa during the holidays...and he hates it. Near the end of his first shift, he hastily promises a young boy, Billy, that Santa will ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, parents and children, family, moral dilemma, family relations, wish come true, introspection, store, santa claus, love, friendship, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Modern Twain Story: The Prince and the Pauper (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A modern day telling of the Mark Twain classic, The Prince and the Pauper.
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: rich and poor, mistaken identity, disorder, youth, fish out of water, power relations, hidden identity, adventure, family, dishonesty, urban, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, semi serious, touching, light
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: animal life, save the day, pets, family, family relations, christmas movie, christmas, dog, golden retriever, adventure, love, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Mr. Stink (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: This family comedy based on David Walliam's best-selling book tells the story of Chloe, who sees Mr. Stink every day, but has never spoken to him. Before she knows it, Chloe has an unusual friend hiding in her garden shed. As it turns out that ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: parents and children, friendship, family, intergenerational friendship, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, youth, friends, family relations, homeless ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Christmas Story 2 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The original traditional one-hundred-percent red-blooded two-fisted all-american christmas continues five years later with Ralphie, Randy mom and the old man. This time Ralphie has his eyes fixed on a car. But trouble is sure to follow.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, sincere, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: christmas, family life, family, eccentric family, youth, holiday, teaching the ways of the world, society, destiny, love, adventure, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%