Movies like Mixed Company

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Mixed Company (1974)
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Mixed Company (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Kathy Morrison (Harris), mother of three, who helps run a "color-blind" adoption program, wants to have another biological child. Her husband, Pete (Bologna), the head coach of the Phoenix Suns, finds out he can't produce another child. Kathy thinks about adopting a boy, Frederic "Freddie" Wilcox, and Pete does not want to adopt a boy who happens to be black. When he relents, Freddie's arrival causes an upheaval in the Morrison's neighborhood, their school, and family. Kathy's answer is to adopt another child, in this case two, a war-traumatized half-Vietnamese girl, Quan Tran, and a Hopi boy, Joe. The new extended family must now learn to live together.
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: family relations, adoption, juvenile delinquent, sport, youth, society, opposites attract, sport team, americana, hopes, power relations, basketball, pregnancy, coach, dream, african american, neighbor, interracial relations, team, american indian, nightmare, husband wife relationship, prejudice, lynching, interracial adoption ...
Time: 70s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, sentimental and humorous films with plots about family relations, youth, hopes, friendship, family, friends and family life mostly in Drama, Family and Sport genres. Some movies like Mixed Company: A Dog Named Christmas (2009), The Road Home (2003), Finding Buck McHenry (2000), Dolphin Tale 2 (2014), Wild About Harry (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, adoption, boy dog relationship, dog, pets, family relations, family, animal shelter, animals, mentally challenged, animal life, friendship ...
Time: 50s
Place: vietnam
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95%
 5.5
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The Road Home (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Growing up in Las Vegas, Danny and Melissa meet at age eight and are destined to become life long friends. During their teen years they cling to each other for love and security but as they grow older their lives take different paths. Danny fills ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, humorous, sincere
Plot: americana, destiny, follow your dream, athlete's life, looking for love, major league, love and romance, rivalry, hopes, ambition, lifestyle, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
A Gift of Love: The Daniel Huffman Story (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: All his life, teenager Daniel Huffman and his grandma have dreamed of Daniel playing college football. After Daniel is cut from his high school team, his grandmother's encouragement and coaching get him a second chance at that dream. He works ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, high school, ambition, american football, power relations, friends, transplant, sport team, family life, hopes, sport, youth ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Finding Buck McHenry (2000)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When an 11 year old boy gets cut from his Little League baseball team, he sets out to form his own team.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: coach, follow your dream, ambition, friendship, against the odds, society, hopes, sport, lifestyle, athlete's life, sport team, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Dolphin Tale 2 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The team of people who saved Winter's life reassemble in the wake of her surrogate mother's passing in order to find her a companion so she can remain at the Clearwater Marine Hospital.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dolphins, veterinarian, animal life, rescue, friendship, family, youth, family relations, human spirit, hopes, friends, amusement park ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Wild About Harry (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: British widower Harry Goodhart (Tate Donovan) decides to make a fresh start and moves with his teenage daughters (Danielle Savre and Skye McCole Bartusiak) to Cape Cod in 1973. But Harry can't leave behind the secret that threatens to tear his ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, teenage life, youth, love and romance, couples, gender, gay parent, widower, single father, secret, teenage girl ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Out of the Woods (2005)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Matt, a self-absorbed young attorney, goes to visit his grandfather - an eccentric recluse who lives in the backwoods without gas, electricity, or phone - to convince him not to give away his estate as he plans to do. But in the end, it is Matt who ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: self discovery, forest, fish out of water, wilderness, teaching the ways of the world, elderly, family relations, golden years, grandfather grandson relationship, communication problem, single mother, attorney
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Benji: Off the Leash! (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Benji and his friends try to save his mother from a puppy mill.
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dog, friendship, against the odds, odd couple, adventure, young heroes, disorder, parents and children, fish out of water, adoption, rescue, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Amy (1981)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman leaves her husband after the death of her child to teach deaf children how to speak. Her own child was deaf and although she has no formal training she successfully teaches one boy.
Style: serious, realistic, uplifting, touching, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: school, dedicated educator, power relations, disability, family relations, world war two, rise and fall, youth, ambition, mute or deaf, downfall, hopes ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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: sincere, captivating, light, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, family, family relations, pets, single parent, farm, coming of age, youth, dog, teaching the ways of the world, friends, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2010
Place: usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.5
 239
Charlie & Me (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When her beloved grandfather Charlie suddenly falls ill, twelve year-old Casey finds herself making some life or death decisions - and learning to live with the consequences.
Style: uplifting, feel good, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, single parent, love and romance, hopes, elderly, self discovery, death in the family, friends, bittersweet, golden years, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Biscuit Eater (1972)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nothing warms the heart like the story of a boy and his dog. Lonnie (Johnny Whitaker) and Text (George Spell) are two friends determined, against all odds, to turn a misfit hound into a hero. Tennessee farmer and dog trainer Harve McNeil (Earl ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, family relations, interracial relations, boy and dog, dog, heroes, young heroes, family, coming of age, getting home, hopes, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: tennessee, georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Rascal (1969)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy filled with tenderness as a baby raccoon snuggles his way into the life of a lonely boy. He becomes the boy's only companion during his father's frequent absences. Because of Rascal, both father and son realize their ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family relations, getting home, young heroes, youth, family, pets, adventure, best friends, misfit, mischievous children, child in peril, friends ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The River Within (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Jason returns home to get away while he studies for the upcoming bar exam. After visiting his oldest friend, a "coulda-been-girlfriend" who is now engaged, and a pushy preacher, his easygoing summer becomes filled with unwanted drama. Over ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional
Plot: small town, couples, family relations, youth, society, self discovery, introspection, bittersweet, religions or cults, clergy, hopes, homecoming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, sentimental
Plot: society, youth, family relations, introspection, haunted by the past, self discovery, teenage life, hopes, orphan, family problems, friends, siblings relations ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
A Painted House (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young boy, his family, and the migrant workers they hire to work their cotton farm struggle against difficult odds to raise and sell the crop. Meanwhile, the boy dreams of living in better conditions. However, with this particularly tough farming ...
Style: uplifting, touching, sentimental, serious, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, lifestyle, hopes, youth, self discovery, farm, poverty, bittersweet, social relations, small town life, countryside, small town ...
Time: 50s
Place: arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: teenage life, honesty, youth, friendship, parents and children, family relations, rebelliousness, aging, religions or cults, father daughter relationship, intergenerational friendship, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, family life, estrangement, pets, youth, hopes, wilderness, child's point of view, family relations, mother ...
Time: 60s
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 7.0
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Summer's End (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 12-year-old boy and his older brother have just lost their dad. At their summer cottage, the younger boy befriends a black doctor who has to deal with local prejudice and racism.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, sincere, touching
Plot: friendship, small town, interracial relations, racism, society, youth, hopes, small town life, siblings relations, family problems, family relations, social relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Foster (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Some years after their son is killed, a married couple decide to adopt a child. One day a 7-year-old boy, Eli, unexpectedly arrives on their doorstep and things take a strange turn.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adoption, family relations, life turned upside down, hopes, healing, christmas, angel, child as adult, save the day, starting over, homeless man, divine intervention ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Spencer's Mountain (1963)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Clay Spencer is a hard-working man who loves his wife and large family. He is respected by his neighbors and always ready to give them a helping hand. Although not a churchgoer, he even helps a newly arrived local minister regain his flock after he ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: mountain, family relations, family, family life, family problems, americana, family in crisis, family gatherings, couples, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 60s
Place: tokyo, hawaii, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Watsons Go to Birmingham (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the Summer of 1963, Flint, Michigan is home to the Watsons, a close knit family. When 15 year-old Byron’s antics go over the top, his parents realize enough is enough and they decide the family needs a dose of Grandma Sands' no nonsense ...
Style: captivating, realistic, sincere, humorous, semi serious
Plot: family relations, road trip, civil rights, social differences, americana, injustice, family gatherings, society, african american, family, family life, on the road ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: alabama, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Saint Maybe (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A lonely teen troubled by a past family tragedy is suspicious of his sister-in-law, believing she is being unfaithful. His confrontation with his brother sets off a series of tragic events.
Style: emotional, feel good, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Plot: church, family relations, redemption, tragedy, couples, family problems, life is a bitch, single parent, babies and infants, youth, hopes, orphan ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Second Noah (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Second Noah is a television drama that was broadcast in the United States on ABC television from February 5, 1996 to June 8, 1997
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: adoption, family relations, animal life, disorder, family, parents and children, family life, large family, writers, veterinarian, interracial adoption, family drama
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Isabelle Dances Into the Spotlight (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Isabelle is an inspired dancer, but when her sister and a classmate make her doubt herself, she's motivated by a ballerina to find her own way to shine. Stars Erin Pitt & Grace Davidson.
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ballet, dancer's life, follow your dream, friendship, dance school, youth, family, family relations, artists and showbiz, friends, siblings relations, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Shine of Rainbows (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, Ireland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An orphaned boy named Tomás is adopted by Maire O’Donnell to live on a whimsical Irish isle filled with new friends, secret caves and a lost baby pup seal stranded on the coast. But when Maire's reluctant husband Alec refuses to accept ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, sincere, touching, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, island, orphanage, couples, family relations, parents and children, adoption, family life, youth, human animal relationship, rescue, grief ...
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
An American Girl: McKenna Shoots for the Stars (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young girl (Jade Pettyjohn) struggles to maintain her school grades while competing as a gymnast.
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: athlete's life, teenage life, youth, ambition, teachers and students, school, best friends, hopes, gymnastics, sport, friends, blind ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Akeelah and the Bee (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Eleven year-old Akeelah Anderson's life is not easy: her father is dead, her mom ignores her, her brother runs with the local gangbangers. She's smart, but her environment threatens to strangle her aspirations. Responding to a threat by ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: self esteem, elementary school, family relations, african american, rivalry, human spirit, human nature, hopes, teachers and students, self discovery, prodigy, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Maldonado Miracle (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A story about a small, dying town in need of hope until one day a young boy gives them something to believe in.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: miraculous event, small town, family relations, church, family life, human nature, society, clergy, hopes, religions or cults, village, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Follow Me, Boys! (1966)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Lem Siddons is part of a traveling band who has a dream of becoming a lawyer. Deciding to settle down, he finds a job as a stockboy in the general store of a small town. Trying to fit in, he volunteers to become scoutmaster of the newly formed Troop ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: boy scout, small town, world war two, family relations, rescue, fish out of water, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, friendship, siblings relations, small town life, parents and children ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%