Movies like Balto

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Balto (1995)
 7.1
 36K
Balto (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: An outcast half-wolf risks his life to prevent a deadly epidemic from ravaging Nome, Alaska.
Style: sentimental, exciting, feel good, suspenseful, sincere, based on true events, entertaining, semi serious, humorous, light ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: wolf, daring rescue, dog, adventure, rivalry, against the odds, danger, goose, dog sled, lone wolves, family, heroic mission, save the day, courage, wilderness, serum, animals, disease, bear attack, heroes, alienation, lone hero, romance, justice, betrayal ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: alaska, usa

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Most similar movies to Balto

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, semi serious and exciting films with plots about family, adventure, danger, friendship, escapades, friends and heroes mostly in Animation, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Balto: Balto: Wolf Quest (2002), The Fox and the Hound (1981), Oliver & Company (1988), 101 Dalmatians (1961), The Land Before Time (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: As a wild stallion travels across the frontiers of the Old West, he befriends a young human and finds true love with a mare.
Style: touching, inspirational, feel good, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: old west, freedom, wild horse, animal life, friendship, rivalry, beautiful scenery, rescue, captivity, reunion, wildlife, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Balto III: Wings of Change (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Balto and the other sled dogs are feeling dejected because the mail that used to be delivered by dogsled is now being delivered by airplanes. But when a mail plane crashes in the mountains, the dogs come to the rescue.
Style: semi serious, humorous, tense
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dangerous animal, forces of nature, survival, friends, rescue, airplane, rivalry, friendship, animal life, family life, heroes, contests and competitions ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Balto: Wolf Quest (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Balto and his daughter Aleu embark on a journey of adventure and self discovery.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: pets, imaginary kingdom, adventure, family, hopes, friends, family relations, adoption, save the day, daring rescue, getting home, young heroes ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Fox and the Hound (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When a feisty little fox named Tod is adopted into a farm family, he quickly becomes friends with a fun and adorable hound puppy named Copper. Life is full of hilarious adventures until Copper is expected to take on his role as a hunting dog -- and ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, rescue, best friends, reconciliation, animal life, friends, adventure, dog, wounded animal, danger, hunting, fox ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Oliver & Company (1988)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: This animated take on Oliver Twist re-imagines Oliver as an adorable orphaned kitten who struggles to survive in New York City and falls in with a band of canine criminals led by an evil human. First, Oliver meets Dodger, a carefree mutt with street ...
Style: sentimental, uplifting, serious, touching, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dog, kidnapping, great dane, pets, orphan, family, adventure, friendship, danger, ransom, urban, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 135K
101 Dalmatians (1961)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When a litter of dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella De Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement.
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: pets, chase, female villain, dalmatian, dog, puppy, adventure, rich woman, daring rescue, hopes, getting home, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Land Before Time (1988)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 69 min.
Story: An orphaned brontosaurus named Littlefoot sets off in search of the legendary Great Valley. A land of lush vegetation where the dinosaurs can thrive and live in peace. Along the way he meets four other young dinosaurs, each one a different species, ...
Style: touching, feel good, colourful, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, friendship, adventure, natural disaster, survival, tyrannosaurus rex, earthquake, animal life, family, danger, babies and infants, wilderness ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The sailor of legend is framed by the goddess Eris for the theft of the Book of Peace, and must travel to her realm at the end of the world to retrieve it and save the life of his childhood friend Prince Proteus.
Style: exciting, feel good, entertaining, colourful, semi serious ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids
Plot: pirate, adventure, daring rescue, adventurer, treasure hunt, danger, disney, prince, good versus evil, friendship, chase, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 6.2
 8K
Bambi II (2006)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Return to the forest and join Bambi as he reunites with his father, The Great Prince, who must now raise the young fawn on his own. But in the adventure of a lifetime, the proud parent discovers there is much he can learn from his spirited young son.
Style: feel good, gloomy, touching, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, deer, bullying, animal, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, family disapproval, wilderness, power relations, in the woods, self discovery, relationship problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 155K
The Iron Giant (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the small town of Rockwell, Maine in October 1957, a giant metal machine befriends a nine-year-old boy and ultimately finds its humanity by unselfishly saving people from their own fears and prejudices.
Style: touching, exciting, sentimental, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: androids and robots, friendship, cold war, benign alien, prejudice, family, giant, paranoia, small town, adventure, fear, fish out of water ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Charlie and Itchy return to Earth to find Gabriel's Horn, but along the way meet up with a young boy named David, who ran away from home.
Style: serious, feel good, touching, exciting, sweet ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: dog, family, adventure, afterlife, fall in love, young heroes, youth, danger, odd couple, disorder, partners, animal life ...
Time: 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Rescuers Down Under (1990)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A lawless poacher wants to capture a majestic and rare golden eagle, so he kidnaps the boy who knows where to find the bird. Not to worry -- the Rescue Aid Society's top agents, heroic mice Miss Bianca and Bernard, fly to Australia to save the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, sentimental ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: mouse, disney, good versus evil, rescue, trap, presumed dead, danger, waterfall, poacher, eagle, nest, australian outback ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: australia, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.5
 819K
The Lion King (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young lion cub named Simba can't wait to be king. But his uncle craves the title for himself and will stop at nothing to get it.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, king, good versus evil, betrayal, adventure, family, lion, redemption, prince, tragic event, death, pride and honor ...
Time: 1990s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 6K
Zambezia (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: South Africa
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Set in a bustling bird city on the edge of the majestic Victoria Falls, "Zambezia" is the story of Kai - a naïve, but high-spirited young falcon who travels to the bird city of "Zambezia" where he discovers the truth about his ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, sincere, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: animal life, adventure, danger, heroes, teaching the ways of the world, save the day, bird, family, friends, wilderness, adolescence vs adulthood, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Prince of Egypt (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This is the extraordinary tale of two brothers named Moses and Ramses, one born of royal blood, and one an orphan with a secret past. Growing up the best of friends, they share a strong bond of free-spirited youth and good-natured rivalry. But the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, epic, uplifting, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: slavery, adventure, ancient egypt, family, prince, freedom, heroic mission, hopes, family relations, king, leadership, danger ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A little boy whose dreams transcend reality is sucked into his own fantasy, which is everything he has dreamed of, until he unleashes an old secret that may not only destroy this perfect dream world but reality itself.
Style: stylized, semi serious, humorous, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: adventure, family, imaginary, escapades, young heroes, daring rescue, master villain, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, mischievous children, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.0
 162K
Chicken Run (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Having been hopelessly repressed and facing eventual certain death at the British chicken farm where they are held, Rocky the american rooster and Ginger the chicken decide to rebel against the evil Mr. and Mrs. Tweedy, the farm's owners. Rocky ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: freedom, chicken, escape, farm, birds, adventure, against the odds, heroic mission, friends, danger, verbal byplay, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Jungle Book 2 (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Mowgli, missing the jungle and his old friends, runs away from the man village unaware of the danger he's in by going back to the wild.
Style: feel good, exciting, entertaining, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: jungle, orphan, rescue, tiger, bear, friendship, adventure, family, feral child, danger, leaving home, wolf ...
Time: 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Some time after the Mousekewitz's have settled in America, they find that they are still having problems with the threat of cats. That makes them eager to try another home out in the west, where they are promised that mice and cats live in ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: mouse, family, good versus evil, old west, sheriff, adventure, danger, cons and scams, escapades, young heroes, heroic mission, misfit ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.3
 22K
The Wild (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An adolescent lion is accidentally shipped from the New York Zoo to Africa. Now running free, his zoo pals must put aside their differences to help bring him back.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: zoo, jungle, survival, fish out of water, rescue, lion, adventure, family, friendship, heroic mission, danger, escapades ...
Place: africa, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.8
 12K
Tarzan (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: One of the most classic and revered stories of all time, Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan returns to the big screen for a new generation. Tarzan and Jane face a mercenary army dispatched by the evil CEO of Greystoke Energies, a man who took over ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, scenic, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: tarzan, feral man, jungle, adventure, wilderness, heroes, danger, escapades, teaching the ways of the world, uninhibited rivalry, family, rivalry ...
Time: prehistoric
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Land Before Time III: The Time of the Great Giving (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Littlefoot and his friends are constantly being bullied and browbeaten by three teenage dinosaurs: Hyp, a Hypsilophodon; Nod, a Nodosaurus; and Mutt, a Muttaburrasaurus. However, when a shower of meteorites (flying rocks) impacts near the Great ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, lyrical, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, family, friendship, heroes, survival, danger, friends, wilderness, environmentalism, animal life, disorder ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.9
 172K
Bolt (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bolt is the star of the biggest show in Hollywood. The only problem is, he thinks it's real. After he's accidentally shipped to New York City and separated from Penny, his beloved co-star and owner, Bolt must harness all his "super ...
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, touching, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: disney, human animal relationship, friendship, adventure, family, dog, fish out of water, cat, pets, unlikely partners, getting home, hamster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, ohio, missouri, illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Arthur and the Revenge of Maltazard (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Arthur answers a distress call from Princess Selenia, who is menaced by the nefarious Maltazard.
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, touching, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: fairy, young heroes, adventure, youth, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, save the day, daring rescue, family, escapades, rivalry, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Mars Needs Moms (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Martians suddenly abduct his mom, mischievous Milo rushes to the rescue and discovers why all moms are so special.
Style: touching, entertaining, sentimental, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: boy, mars, abduction, young heroes, adventure, parents and children, daring rescue, guilt, alien, evil alien, stranded, martian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.5
 395K
Ice Age (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: With the impending ice age almost upon them, a mismatched trio of prehistoric critters – Manny the woolly mammoth, Diego the saber-toothed tiger and Sid the giant sloth – find an orphaned infant and decide to return it to its human parents. ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, sweet, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, date night, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, rescue, friendship, ice, family, caveman, life risking, bonding, odd couple, squirrel, creature, iceberg ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, prehistory, prehistoric
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Last Unicorn (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, West Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: From a riddle-speaking butterfly, a unicorn learns that she is supposedly the last of her kind, all the others having been herded away by the Red Bull. The unicorn sets out to discover the truth behind the butterfly's words. She is eventually ...
Style: stylized, touching, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: magic, good versus evil, invisibility, dragon, prince, unicorn, wizards and magicians, adventure, friendship, music, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.3
 831K
Up (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Carl Fredricksen spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. But at age 78, life seems to have passed him by, until a twist of fate (and a persistent 8-year old Wilderness Explorer named Russell) gives ...
Style: feel good, exciting, touching, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: follow your dream, adventure, friendship, family, dreams, friends, dog, journey, obsessive quest, loneliness, aging, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south america, latin america, venezuela, mount everest
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Barbie and the Diamond Castle (2008)
Genre: Animation, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Liana and Alexa (Barbie and Teresa) are best friends who share everything, including their love of singing. One day while walking through the forest home from the village, the girls meet an old beggar who gives them a magical mirror. As they clean ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, light, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: barbie, friendship, escapades, search, princess, adventure, journey, based on song, rescue, heroes, best friends, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Horton Hears a Who! (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: One day, Horton the elephant hears a cry from help coming from a speck of dust. Even though he can't see anyone on the speck, he decides to help it. As it turns out, the speck of dust is home to the Whos, who live in their city of Whoville. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, colourful, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, toddlers
Plot: jungle, friendship, adventure, elephant, rescue, determination, family, friends, fantasy world, goofy hero, save the day, heroic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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