Movies like A.R.C.H.I.E.

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A.R.C.H.I.E. (2016)
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A.R.C.H.I.E. (2016)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A recently orphaned 15-year-old who has moved to a small town to live with her uncle befriends a robotic canine with super strength, x-ray vision and the ability to talk and the pair take on a military complex, bullies, kidnappers, romance and the world.
Style: sentimental, touching, sweet, emotional
Plot: life & death, human animal relationship, pet owner relationship, dog movie, teenage life, teenager, dog, animals, loneliness, kids and family, super strength, moving, starting over, life philosophy, death of father, death of mother, life turned upside down, catastrophe, suprisingly clever

Most similar movies to A.R.C.H.I.E.

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, sentimental, sweet and feel good films with plots about family, family relations, dog, friendship, friends, kids and family and runaway mostly in Family, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like A.R.C.H.I.E.: A Dog's Purpose (2017), Benji (2018), Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009), A Dog Named Palma (2021), E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982). 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, sentimental, sweet, sad, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: dog, reincarnation, animals, talking animals, dog movie, human animal relationship, police dog, life & death, transformation, happy ending, life philosophy, pet owner relationship ...
Time: 1990s, 1960s, 2010s, 70s, 90s ...
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Benji (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Family
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two school kids strike up a friendship with an orphaned puppy named Benji. When danger befalls them and they end up kidnapped by robbers who are in over their heads, Benji and his scruffy sidekick come to the rescue.
Style: reboot, emotional, touching, sweet, semi serious
Plot: dog, human animal relationship, animal that acts human, kidnapping, salvation, brother sister relationship
Time: 2010s
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62%
Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
Genre: Biography, 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, loyalty, friends, loneliness, loss of friend, death, pets, animals, human animal relationship, life & death, owner dog relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 1930s
Place: japan, usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Dog Named Palma (2021)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is inspired by an incredible story of a shepherd dog named Palm who was inadvertently left in the airport by her owner. She befriends nine-year old Nicholas whose mother dies leaving him with a father he barely knows - a pilot who finds the ...
Style: sweet, touching, sentimental, heartbreaking, tear jerker ...
Plot: dog, pilot, airport, human dog relationship, son, airplane, life philosophy, friendship, human relationship, bonding, lost, animals ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, emotional, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: benign alien, alien, ufo, first contact, flying saucer, nasa, alien contact, friendship, adventure, healing power, levitation, suburbs ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, united states, sesame street
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, touching, sincere, semi serious
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, reincarnation, human animal relationship, grownups, animal life, grandfather granddaughter relationship, teenager, mother daughter relationship, pet dog, family relations, new life, grandparents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Wedding Chapel (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Uninspired and newly single painter Sara is down on her luck and wants nothing more than to get away from her problems. When she decides to take a trip to visit her mom, she becomes involved in the efforts to save a local church which is in danger ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: self discovery, idealism, starting over, fighting the system, society, love and romance, redemption, family, hopes, fall in love, small town, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, girls' night
Plot: dog, cat, adventure, friendship, talking animals, pets, wilderness, fish out of water, journey, beautiful scenery, wounded animal, survival ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, nevada, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Electric Grandmother (1982)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: To a family whose children are traumatized by the death of their mother, help comes in a most bizarre way. They receive three pieces, that when joined together, give a recording for an offer for an electric grandmother. They go to a bizarre factory, ...
Style: offbeat, touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: hopes, single parent, golden years, nanny, imaginary, young heroes, family, elderly, adventure, androids and robots, family relations, bittersweet ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Adventures of Dally and Spanky (2019)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A girl inherits a miniature horse that develops an unlikely friendship with her half-sister's Jack Russell Terrier, who takes to riding on the horse's back.
Style: touching, sincere, feel good, sentimental, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, pony, dog, family relations, human animal relationship, unlikely friendships, death of father, internet, trick
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Teenager Angus adopts a stray dog and names him Yellow. Several days later, while travelling along the coast of British Columbia with Angus's father, John, the boy and dog become stranded when turbulent waters capsize their boat. Angus's ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, exciting, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: boy dog relationship, survival, wilderness, adventure, pets, friendship, dog, teenage life, young heroes, danger, youth, parents and children ...
Place: canada, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Christmas Gift from Bob (2020)
Genre: Family
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Bowen finds himself the target of an animal welfare investigation that threatens to take away his beloved cat, Bob, at Christmas.
Style: feel good, touching, sincere, sweet
Plot: street musician, human animal relationship, christmas, cat, homelessness, father son estrangement, friendship, pets, life philosophy, dream, moral transformation, lone hero ...
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38%
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Earth to Echo (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a construction project begins digging in their neighborhood, best friends Tuck, Munch and Alex inexplicably begin to receive strange, encoded messages on their cell phones. Convinced something bigger is going on, they go to their parents and ...
Style: exciting, stylized, sentimental, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: ufo, friendship, adventure, alien, buddies, investigation, benign alien, family, young heroes, escapades, youth, parallel world ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Skyrunners (2009)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Tyler and his brother find an alien ship which makes Tyler appear older and gives him other abilities. This turns his high school life upside down, and may enable him to help his older brother's love life. After he is abducted by beings who ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, surprise ending, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: spacecraft, super powers, ufo, evil alien, rescue, space and aliens, alien encounter, deadly creature, getting home, heroes, space travel, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: boy dog relationship, dog, countryside, coming of age, family, friendship, pets, mischievous children, family life, teenage life, father son relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, virginia, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Time at the Top (1999)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 14-year old Susan Shawson travels back in time in her building's elevator. As altered by a retired physicist living in her building, it transports her from Philadelphia of 1998 back to the same place in 1881. There she meets Victoria Walker, a ...
Style: semi serious, offbeat
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, elevator, single parent, time machine, inventions and discoveries, family, youth, imaginary, changing the past or future, hopes, family relations, family life ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Lassie (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Lassie is a Canadian television series which aired from 1997 to 1999 on YTV in Canada and Sunday nights on the Animal Planet network in the United States, as a modified remake of the original Lassie series about a boy and his faithful dog. As with ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, light, entertaining, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, animals, dog actor, animal life, human spirit, best friends, human animal relationship, pets, friendship, family, getting home, animal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Christmas Miracle (2012)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Due to a road closure, eight strangers must take refuge in an abandoned church during a storm. They learn how to manage through various dilemmas by working together.
Style: emotional, touching, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, family, moral dilemma, introspection, human spirit, church, redemption, hopes, generosity, stranded, family reunited, family relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, puppy, pets, animals, lost dog, adventure, pitbull, best friends, pet dog, animal life, homelessness, veteran ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, denver colorado, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 7K
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, dog, talking dog, human becomes animal, dog movie, human becoming an animal, family life, family relations, getting home, starting over, afterlife, family ...
Place: united states, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Hyper Sapien: People from Another Star (1986)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three aliens from the planet Taros land on Earth and are befriended by a Wyoming rancher's son.
Plot: teenage boy, teenage girl, alien, dirt bike, outer space, gasoline, senator, alien creature, grandfather grandson relationship, female humanoid alien, runaway, desert ...
Place: wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Lena and Snowball (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lena, a troubled youth takes a white lion cub under her wing; little does she know the lion escaped from criminals intended to take the cub to an evil trophy hunter named Ben Percy.
Style: sweet, feel good, touching, sincere, sentimental
Plot: animal life, animals, lion cub, poacher, lion, youth, parenthood, family life, family drama, bittersweet, happy ending, coping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
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Short Circuit (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a lightning bolt zaps a robot named Number 5, the lovable machine starts to think he's human and escapes the lab. Hot on his trail is his designer, Newton, who hopes to get to Number 5 before the military does. In the meantime, a spunky ...
Style: feel good, light, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: androids and robots, military, artificial intelligence, lightning, robot, a.i., experiment gone awry, fish out of water, computer cracker, happy ending, adventure, lone hero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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My Mother's Future Husband (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fifteen-year-old Headly and her mother, Rene, have more than a mother/daughter relationship. They are best friends, going to movies, shopping, and sharing adventures over the past five years since Headly's father died. Headly has just ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, teenage life, looking for love, best friends, couples, single parent, youth, love and romance, down on your luck, mother daughter relationship, single mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, vancouver, seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.1
 4K
Good Boy! (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 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, thought provoking, tense, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: talking dog, outer space, dog, space and aliens, friendship, pets, space travel, human animal relationship, mission, mentor, benign alien, family ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
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Flicka 2 (2010)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Carrie is a big-city teenager whose life is turned upside down when she moves to a horse ranch in Wyoming to live with her father. But everything changes when Carrie meets Flicka, a wild, jet-black mustang who's just as free-spirited and ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: horse, horse riding, horse ranch, girl horse relationship, wild horse, ranch, coming of age, rescue, love and romance, family, danger, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: wyoming, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.6
 282
Sophie & Sheba (2010)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Growing up at a zoo, young ballet dancer Sophie always loved animals - but none as much as her pet elephant Sheba. When her parents are forced to sell Sheba to a travelling circus, Sophie has no choice but to runaway and join him on the road to get ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, circus, teenage love, family relations, performer's life, zoo, ballet, elephant, animal life, family, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Dog of Flanders (1999)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Poor but happy, young Nello and his grandfather live alone, delivering milk as a livelihood, in the outskirts of Antwerp, a city in Flanders (the Flemish or Dutch-speaking part of modern-day Belgium). They discover a beaten dog (a Bouvier, a large ...
Style: sentimental, touching, tear jerker, inspirational, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: dog, family, friendship, countryside, boy dog relationship, grandfather grandson relationship, family relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, drawing, boy and dog, life philosophy, destiny ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1930s, 70s
Place: flanders, antwerp, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
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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, sad, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: dog, pets, family relations, friendship, couple relations, family, marriage, parenthood, journalist, family life, couples, dog movie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, miami, usa, ireland, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Go! The Unforgettable Party (2019)
Genre: Family
Country: Argentina
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Mia is happy to be able to spend a vacation with her dad, but Lupe, Mercedes, Juanma and Alvaro arrive by surprise at the same resort ... and bring the school drama with them!
Style: sitcom, semi serious, feel good, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: female protagonist, vacation, friendship, father daughter relationship, friends, youth, high school life, family relations, teenage life, teenager, best friends, schoolgirl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%