Movies like Tom Sawyer 2011

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Tom Sawyer (2011)
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Tom Sawyer (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany, Romania
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tom Sawyer (LOUIS HOFMANN) has a head full of pranks and drives when he invents is not just a new adventure, preferably around with his best buddy Huck Finn (LEON SEIDEL) - much to the chagrin of his Aunt Polly (HEIKE MAKATSCH) with Tom and his half-brother Sid (ANDREAS WARM Brunn) in the town of St. Petersburg on the Mississippi river (excerpt from http://tomsawyer-film.de).
Style: touching, serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: adventure, buddies, child's point of view, adventurer, young heroes, prank, adolescence vs adulthood, false accusation, cave, escapades, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, family, americana, young love, testimony, murder witness, church, friendship between boys, treasure, aunt nephew relationship, youth, friends, family relations, bittersweet ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, missouri, america, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg

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Most similar movies to Tom Sawyer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, feel good and captivating films with plots about youth, adventure, family, friendship, friends, escapades and young heroes mostly in Adventure, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Tom Sawyer: The Crocodiles Strike Back (2010), Tom and Huck (1995), The Crocodiles (2009), Rascals on the Road (2005), The Adventures of Ociee Nash (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 225 min.
Story: The screen version of the most famous novel by American writer Mark Twain "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer". Without a book about the adventures of Tom and his friends Huckleberry Finn and Becky Thatcher, one can not imagine the childhood of ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, realistic, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, on the lam, runaway, adventure, buddies, mischievous children, friends, misfit, escapades, coming of age, youth, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, usa, missouri, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 2K
Tom Sawyer (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Musical, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Tom Sawyer and his pal Huckleberry Finn have great adventures on the Mississippi River, pretending to be pirates, attending their own funeral, and witnessing a murder.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: small town, friendship, adventurer, adventure, young heroes, mischievous children, heroes, escapades, youth, child in peril, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, missouri, usa, mississippi river, st. petersburg russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The adventure unfolds as Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn - Tom's friend from the streets - witness a murder in the graveyard. Tom and Huck flee to Jackson Island and make a pact never to tell anyone about the incident. However, when the good-natured ...
Style: exciting, captivating, light, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, first love, adventurer, small town, escapades, disorder, mischievous children, youth, punishment, teaching the ways of the world, orphan, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century
Place: missouri, mississippi, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Crocodiles Strike Back (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: New summer adventure of the Crocodiles, who set up their detective skills to find out who is behind the accidents of the factory where Ollie and Mary's parents work , which could mean the closure of the plant, the move of the family and the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: teenage love, amateur detective, juvenile delinquency, bankruptcy, crimes, undercover, adventure, investigation, rivalry, buddies, best friends, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.5
 10K
Tom and Huck (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mischievous young boy, Tom Sawyer, witnesses a murder by the deadly Injun Joe. Tom becomes friends with Huckleberry Finn, a boy with no future and no family. Tom has to choose between honoring a friendship or honoring an oath because the town ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, nostalgic, suspense, cult film ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: friendship, murder, small town, on the run, map, adventure, family, small town life, cons and scams, teenage life, friends, partners ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
Place: missouri, usa, mississippi, mississippi river, alabama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Crocodiles (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Hannes, growing up with his young, poor and single mother wants to join the coolest gang in the area, the Vorstadtkrokodile. When the ‘entry test’ goes wrong, Hannes’s life is saved by Kai, who is desperate to join too but is ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, suburban life, suburbs, heroes, friendship, teenage life, youth, family, best friends, buddies, amateur detective, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Rascals on the Road (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Four kids - Eugen, Wrigley, Bäschteli and Eduard - leave for an adventure around Switzerland, searching for the fabulous treasure of Titicaca Lake, discovered by Fritzli Bühler.
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, treasure hunt, friends, adventure, on the road, escapades, mountain, leaving home, youth, journey, farmer, childhood ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Adventures of Ociee Nash (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Skyler Day stars as Ociee Nash, a spirited nine-year-old from rural Mississippi. Ociee's idyllic life is thrown into a tailspin when she's sent to live with her Aunt Mamie to become a "young lady". Ociee's true bravery, ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: farm, mischievous children, starting over, young heroes, adventure, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, adoption, family life, single parent, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: mississippi, north carolina, usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Gentlemen, Boys (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Funny family comedy based on "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" by Mark Twain.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, young lovers, young heroes, heroes, coming of age, meaningful kiss, friends, young at heart, small town life, family life, friendship, mischievous children ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, czech republic, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
K-9 Adventures: Legend of the Lost Gold (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Kassie and her friends stumble across an old, broken pocket watch they begin an unexpected journey to unlock the secret of the legendary Garrison Gold. They'll have to solve riddles and follow clues to find the lost treasure. With the help ...
Style: feel good, exciting, semi serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, escapades, best friends, youth, pets, young heroes, journey, friendship, rivalry, family, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Secret of the Cave (2006)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young American boy spends his summer in Ireland and solves the mystery that captivates the entire village. Driven by curiosity and his own search for meaning in life, he faces his fears and discovers the Secret of the Cave.
Style: touching, suspenseful, serious, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, young heroes, supernatural, adventure, legends and myths, miraculous event, cave, family, youth, escapades, village, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
My Side of the Mountain (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Film adaption of the novel by Jean Craighead George. A family movie made by Paramount Studios, the story revolves around thirteen-year old Sam Gribley (Teddy Eccles), a devotee of Thoreau, as many were back in the in 1960's. Sam decides to ...
Style: realistic, serious, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: mountain, survival, wilderness, danger, heroes, family, adventurer, family relations, disorder, friends, self discovery, human spirit ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Against the Wild (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The action-packed feature film tells the dramatic tale of two siblings and their Alaskan Malamute, who must make an emergency landing when their small plane has engine problems. They find themselves in a beautiful but potentially dangerous natural ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, sentimental, suspenseful
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, adventure, escapades, family problems, youth, danger, missing child, wilderness, pets, cave, salmon, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 1K
Wolf Summer (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The young Norwegian girl Kim almost gets killed after falling from a hillside. She finds shelter and stumbles upon the territory of a wolf and her puppy. She barricades herself, but as time passes she finds the wolf less and less frightening. When ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: rescue, friendship, adventure, parents and children, escapades, family, danger, female protagonist, wolf, strong female character, nature, courage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.3
 341
Bigfoot (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The whole family will enjoy huge laughs and giant, hairy adventures with this touching tale about a big-hearted Bigfoot. Lost in the forest, he befriends three kids, Percy, Madison and Leonard, who are determined to protect him. When two local ...
Style: feel good, captivating, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: forest, friendship, rescue, adventure, friends, danger, youth, captivity, school, in the woods, sasquatch, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Skippers of the Cameleon (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two young boy twins receive a boat of their own by a stroke of luck. It turns out to be very fast and they use their boat to help out their friends.
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: rescue, twins, boat chase, friendship, adventure, family relations, friends, escapades, family, youth, competition, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Famous Five 2 (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: For their bicycle tour to Catmoor, the friends Julian, Dick and Anne, their cousin Georgina, called George, and her dog Timmy have long looked forward to. But the camping holiday in the countryside ends with the kidnapping of Dick, confuse the two ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, danger, young heroes, friends, investigation, crimes, kidnapping, youth, best friends, heroes, escapades, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
 19K
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, adventure, alien, friendship, buddies, investigation, benign alien, family, young heroes, escapades, youth, parallel world ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Trouble at Timpetill (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Luxembourg
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The children of a small European mountain village end up being its only residents, soon after the adults cannot take their behavior any longer.
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: youth, soldier, disorder, village, adventure, prank, family relations, prison, escape, gang, save the day, village life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Journey to the Christmas Star (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Norway
Duration: 80 min.
Story: 13 year old kind-hearted Sonja arrives at a tiny village together with a company of bandits. But there is a curse on the village. A long time ago, the King’s only daughter Goldhair disappeared while searching for the Christmas Star. The Queen died ...
Style: captivating, fairy tale, serious, atmospheric, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: adventure, winter, imaginary kingdom, friendship, curses spells and rituals, young heroes, imaginary, escapades, long lost daughter, king, evil witch, forest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Free Willy: Escape from Pirate's Cove (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After young Kirra (Bindi Irwin) leaves her Australian home to summer with her grandfather (Beau Bridges) in South Africa, she soon discovers a baby orca stranded in the lagoon near her grandfather’s rundown seaside amusement park. She names the ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: killer whale, animal rescue, confined, adventure, family relations, friendship, family, mischievous children, young heroes, heroes, ocean, reunion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Finding Friends (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This kid has to move to a farm in his summer vacation and don't get to go to Norway Cup as he had planned for. Out on the country there is bad cellphone reception, cow smell and inbreed farmers as far as the eye can see. The family Volvo get ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, pets, teenage life, fish out of water, save the day, youth, young heroes, family relations, family, escapades, coming of age, immigrants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.9
 3K
Bingo (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bingo, the runaway circus dog, is off the leash and saving Chuckie's life! Bingo and the boy become the best of friends in this canine comedy featuring doggy disguises and skateboarding, pinball and prison. Chuckie and his parents (Cindy ...
Style: touching, humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, on the road, rescue, friendship, family, adventure, pets, escapades, dog movie, animal life, odd couple, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Percy, Buffalo Bill and I (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Ulf think this is going to be an ordinary summer. Going to his grand parents and swim in the lake and tease his brother. But that's not the case, because this summer he will fall in love with Pia.
Style: sentimental, captivating, light, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, fall in love, romance, best friends, family life, family relations, youth, escapades, summer vacation, swimming, boy, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Lost Medallion: The Adventures of Billy Stone (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Thailand
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A man who stops into a foster home to drop off some donations soon tells the kids a story about two teenage friends who uncover a long-lost medallion that transports them back in time.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, adventurer, danger, teenage life, treasure hunt, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, young heroes, heroes, child protagonist, magic ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.1
 76K
Inkheart (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, UK, USA, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The adventures of a father and his young daughter, in their search for a long lost book that will help reunite a missing, close relative.
Style: touching, dark fantasy, exciting, serious, tense ...
Audience: family outing, horror for children, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventurer, adventure, wizards, fictional reality, imaginary, parents and children, book, young heroes, family, disappearance, family relations, reading ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.1
 761
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, serious, realistic
Plot: small town, animal training, friends, animal life, adventure, danger, young heroes, escapades, wounded animal, treasure hunt, uninhibited rivalry, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada, usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Black Stallion Returns (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: "Black" is a stunning fire-and-silk stallion celebrated the world over. But to his young American owner, Alec Ramsay (Kelly Reno), he's much more. So, when the amazing animal is stolen, Alec will stop at nothing to get him back. Alec ...
Style: humorous, tense, semi serious, unusual plot structure, melancholic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: horse, desert, friendship, kidnapping, adventure, family, heroic mission, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, youth, pets, daring rescue ...
Place: morocco, africa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Huckleberry Finn (1975)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Huckleberry Finn, a rambuctious boy adventurer chafing under the bonds of civilization, escapes his humdrum world and his selfish, plotting father by sailing a raft down the Mississippi River. Accompanying him is Jim, a slave running away from being ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, friends, on the run, chases and races, coming of age, adventure, family, escapades, mischievous children, interracial relations, racism, americana ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Three Investigators and the Secret of Skeleton Island (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: Germany, South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In "The Three Investigators and The Secret of Skeleton Island" the cult detective trio from Rocky Beach, California, fall into a breath-taking mixture of adventure, thriller and mystery. Only by a hairs-breadth did they escape with their ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, exciting, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: amateur detective, ancient mystery, investigation, adventure, treasure hunt, escapades, save the day, youth, partners, mystery, amusement park, legend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%