Movies like Balto

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Balto (1995)
 7.1
 39K
Balto (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, History
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 78 min.
Story: An outcast half-wolf risks his life to prevent a deadly epidemic from ravaging Nome, Alaska.
Style: sentimental, feel good, suspenseful, exciting, sincere, based on true events, entertaining, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dog, wolf, rivalry, adventure, danger, dog sled, daring rescue, goose, against the odds, heroic mission, save the day, courage, family, lone wolves, alienation, heroes, wilderness, serum, animals, disease, bully, bear attack, snow, storm, threat ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: alaska, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, touching and semi serious films with plots about family, friendship, adventure, friends, danger, talking animals and escapades mostly in Animation, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like Balto: The Fox and the Hound (1981), Oliver & Company (1988), Balto: Wolf Quest (2002), 101 Dalmatians (1961), The Land Before Time (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, dog, disney, animal life, fox, adventure, rescue, reconciliation, best friends, friends, danger, wounded animal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s, 60s
Place: canada
⇓ 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: tense, semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: animal life, survival, friendship, dangerous animal, danger, escapades, save the day, getting home, heroes, mountain, friends, airplane ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, girls' night
Plot: freedom, family, wild horse, animal life, friendship, adventure, reunion, getting home, rescue, horse, wildlife, captivity ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1850s
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: feel good, sentimental, touching, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: disney, orphan, pets, adventure, great dane, family, friendship, dog, petty criminal, young heroes, daring rescue, kidnapping ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, pets, young heroes, danger, rescue, escapades, self discovery, destiny, heroic mission, family life, getting home, daring rescue ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.2
 149K
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: humorous, feel good, sweet, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, pets, chase, puppy, dalmatian, adventure, female villain, disney, getting home, daring rescue, hopes, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england, 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, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, dinosaur, natural disaster, disney, friendship, survival, talking animals, earthquake, tyrannosaurus rex, animal life, family, danger ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: exciting, feel good, touching, light, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: unicorn, magic, adventure, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, rescue, dragon, friendship, prince, heroic mission, danger, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: humorous, exciting, semi serious, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mouse, disney, australian outback, rescue, poacher, adventure, friendship, adventurer, heroic mission, follow your dream, talking animals, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: australia, hawaii, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.9
 3K
Croc-Blanc (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure
Country: France, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A loyal wolfdog’s curiosity leads him on the adventure of a lifetime while serving a series of three distinctly different masters.
Style: rough, touching, suspenseful, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wolf, dog, dog sled, half breed, hunger, snow, best friend, rescue from drowning, human animal relationship, pregnancy, waterfall, boat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 9K
Bambi II (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
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: touching, sincere, feel good, emotional, gloomy ...
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: deer, friendship, animals, bullying, animal, prince, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, wilderness, self discovery, power relations, in the woods ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 7K
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: exciting, humorous, sincere, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: animal life, bird, adventure, teaching the ways of the world, danger, heroes, friends, wilderness, family, save the day, falcon, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 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: adventure, pirate, daring rescue, adventurer, danger, disney, mythology, prince, good versus evil, friendship, chase, heroes ...
Time: 8th century, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.6
 163K
The Jungle Book (1967)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The boy Mowgli makes his way to the man-village with Bagheera, the wise panther. Along the way he meets jazzy King Louie, the hypnotic snake Kaa and the lovable, happy-go-lucky bear Baloo, who teaches Mowgli "The Bare Necessities" of life ...
Style: touching, feel good, fairy tale, funny, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: feral child, disney, jungle, adventure, orphan, human animal relationship, friendship, animal life, young heroes, talking animals, mischievous children, conflict ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
 918K
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, girls' night
Plot: family, lion, disney, adventure, talking animals, good versus evil, betrayal, friendship, prince, pride and honor, king, jungle ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, teens, girls' night
Plot: jungle, adventure, wolf, feral child, orphan, rescue, bear, friendship, family, tiger, leaving home, danger ...
Time: 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ 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: exciting, serious, feel good, touching, sweet ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: afterlife, dog, family, adventure, hopes, rivalry, danger, heroes, youth, odd couple, escapades, partners ...
Time: 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tom and Jerry & The Wizard of Oz (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: They're off to see the Wizard, the wonderful Wizard of Oz! Tom and Jerry soar over the rainbow and travel down the yellow brick road in this all-animated retelling of the classic tale. You'll see your favorite characters: Dorothy, Toto, ...
Style: exciting, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: danger, family, daring rescue, friendship, reluctant partners, disorder, unlikely partners, imaginary, good versus evil, rivalry, wizards and magicians, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.5
 21K
Valiant (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Set in 1944, Valiant is a woodland pigeon who wants to become a great hero someday. When he hears they are hiring recruits for the Royal Homing Pigeon Service, he immediately sets out for London. On the way, he meets a smelly but friendly pigeon ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, heroic mission, hopes, human spirit, escapades, danger, against the odds, world war two, war, animals, rescue ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: england, london, france, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 199K
Tarzan (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tarzan was a small orphan who was raised by an ape named Kala since he was a child. He believed that this was his family, but on an expedition Jane Porter is rescued by Tarzan. He then finds out that he's human. Now Tarzan must make the ...
Style: touching, exciting, captivating, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: jungle, disney, love and romance, adoption, orphan, family, adventure, acceptance, rain, fall in love, friendship, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1880s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: africa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 262K
A Bug's Life (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On behalf of "oppressed bugs everywhere," an inventive ant named Flik hires a troupe of warrior bugs to defend his bustling colony from a horde of freeloading grasshoppers led by the evil-minded Hopper.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, witty, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, good versus evil, danger, misfit, exploitation, deception, teamwork, villain, adventure, fight, threat, individualism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, feel good, exciting, not serious, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: mouse, family, old west, adventure, animal life, rescue, adventurer, young heroes, escapades, danger, family life, fish out of water ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.0
 168K
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, semi serious, sentimental, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: androids and robots, benign alien, friendship, small town, prejudice, giant robots, self sacrifice, giant, cold war, adventure, giant robot, childhood ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.8
 186K
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: sweet, exciting, entertaining, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, adventure, family, disney, human animal relationship, friendship, cat, pets, talking animals, unlikely partners, journey, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, ohio, las vegas, missouri, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.2
 912K
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, sweet, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, loneliness, follow your dream, family, friendship, journey, unlikely friendships, dog, friends, obsessive quest, wilderness, dreams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, south america, mount everest, venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.0
 174K
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, light, funny, witty, clay animation ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: escape, chicken, freedom, adventure, birds, farm, bird, against the odds, heroic mission, verbal byplay, friends, danger ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Land Before Time VIII: The Big Freeze (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: When the dinosaur families get trapped in a valley by an ice storm, one family of "spike tail" dinosaurs volunteers to leave since they consume more food than the others. Meanwhile, the young dinos and a new adult dinosaur named Mr. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: escapades, adventure, danger, rescue, friends, friendship, best friends, misfit, heroes, family, dinosaur, anthropomorphism ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.3
 24K
The Wild (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 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, captivating, exciting, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: adventure, lion, zoo, jungle, rescue, fish out of water, survival, family, talking animals, disney, friendship, heroic mission ...
Place: africa, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Fox and the Hound 2 (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Best friends Tod, a fox kit, and Copper, a hound puppy, visit a country fair when they see a band of dogs called "The Singin' Strays". The band has five members: Dixie, Cash, Granny Rose, and twin brothers Waylon and Floyd. It is ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: fox, adventure, dog, friendship, animal life, love and romance, rescue, rise to the top, best friends, hopes, escapades, betrayal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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, light, funny, colourful, humorous ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, toddlers
Plot: talking animals, adventure, determination, jungle, friendship, elephant, rescue, fantasy world, family, friends, save the day, goofy hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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