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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, suspenseful, feel good, entertaining, sincere, based on true events, semi serious, humorous, light ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: daring rescue, dog, adventure, rivalry, against the odds, danger, family, wolf, goose, dog sled, lone wolves, heroic mission, save the day, courage, wilderness, serum, animals, disease, bear attack, frozen lake, heroes, alienation, lone hero, romance, justice ...
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 Family, Animation and Adventure genres. Some movies like Balto: Balto: Wolf Quest (2002), The Fox and the Hound (1981), Oliver & Company (1988), 101 Dalmatians (1961), The Iron Giant (1999). 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, feel good, inspirational, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: old west, animal life, freedom, friendship, rivalry, wild horse, rescue, captivity, reunion, wildlife, adventure, family ...
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: humorous, semi serious, tense
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: heroic mission, family, contests and competitions, rescue, survival, friendship, airplane, rivalry, heroes, animal life, family life, forces of nature ...
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: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: pets, heroic mission, parents and children, daring rescue, save the day, young heroes, hopes, family relations, family, getting home, escapades, friends ...
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: emotional, touching, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, reconciliation, best friends, dog, adventure, animal life, friends, wounded animal, unlikely couple, danger, rivalry, rescue ...
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, serious, uplifting, touching, feel good ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: dog, kidnapping, great dane, pets, orphan, family, adventure, friendship, crimes, friends, daring rescue, danger ...
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, dalmatian, dog, puppy, female villain, adventure, daring rescue, getting home, hopes, escapades, disney ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london
⇓ 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, semi serious, sentimental, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: androids and robots, friendship, cold war, benign alien, prejudice, family, giant, paranoia, small town, adventure, fear, army ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: maine, usa
⇓ 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, survival, earthquake, tyrannosaurus rex, animal life, family, danger, babies and infants, wilderness, buddies ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, prince, adventurer, treasure hunt, danger, good versus evil, friendship, chase, heroic mission, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, odd couple, heroic mission, youth, danger, heroes, animal life, fall in love, disorder ...
Time: 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, adventure, good versus evil, betrayal, prince, family, righting the wronged, pride and honor, tragic event, redemption, death ...
Time: 1990s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: touching, feel good, gloomy, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, deer, bullying, animal, family disapproval, teaching the ways of the world, power relations, wilderness, self discovery, parents and children, in the woods, relationship problems ...
⇓ 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, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, family, young heroes, heroic mission, imaginary, mischievous children, daring rescue, kids in trouble, escapades, friends, master villain, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: freedom, escape, chicken, farm, birds, adventure, against the odds, heroic mission, danger, confined, friends, verbal byplay ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, entertaining, captivating, scenic, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: tarzan, feral man, jungle, adventure, wilderness, heroes, danger, teaching the ways of the world, escapades, rivalry, family, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: prehistoric
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: mouse, disney, good versus evil, presumed dead, danger, trap, rescue, poacher, kidnapping, waterfall, nest, eagle ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: australia, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: jungle, orphan, rescue, bear, tiger, friendship, adventure, family, feral child, danger, leaving home, revenge ...
Time: 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, exciting, not serious, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: mouse, family, good versus evil, old west, sheriff, adventure, friends, heroic mission, young heroes, escapades, family relations, cons and scams ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 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, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: jungle, zoo, rescue, fish out of water, survival, lion, adventure, family, friendship, heroes, partners, animal life ...
Place: africa, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, asteroids and comets, anti heroes, save the day, heroic mission, danger, survival, escapades, friends ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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: family, adventure, animal life, danger, teaching the ways of the world, save the day, bird, friends, heroes, wilderness, escapades, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: magic, good versus evil, invisibility, dragon, prince, unicorn, wizards and magicians, adventure, friendship, music, friends, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: fairy, adventure, young heroes, youth, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, daring rescue, save the day, rivalry, escapades, family, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, colourful, funny, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, toddlers
Plot: jungle, rescue, adventure, friendship, elephant, family, determination, fantasy world, goofy hero, save the day, danger, talking animals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 89K
The Lorax (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.
Style: feel good, colourful, light, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: family, obsessive quest, tree, childhood, friendship, environmentalism, young heroes, danger, greed, adventure, deforestation, talking animals ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: barbie, friendship, escapades, princess, search, adventure, journey, based on song, best friends, heroes, rescue, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: mars, boy, abduction, young heroes, adventure, parents and children, daring rescue, guilt, alien, evil alien, stranded, martian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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: adventure, follow your dream, friendship, family, dreams, friends, dog, obsessive quest, loneliness, aging, mischievous children, journey ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south america, latin america, venezuela, mount everest
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, entertaining, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, rescue, family, friendship, ice, life risking, bonding, odd couple, journey, squirrel, creature, iceberg ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, stone age, prehistoric
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: An ancient myth of a massive creature sparks the curiosity of Tinker Bell and her good friend Fawn, an animal fairy who’s not afraid to break the rules to help an animal in need. But this creature is not welcome in Pixie Hollow — and the scout ...
Style: exciting, sentimental, fairy tale, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, friendship, imaginary kingdom, adventure, young heroes, dangerous animal, in the woods, rescue, fantasy world, tomboy, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%