Movies like Benji the Hunted

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Benji the Hunted (1987)
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Benji the Hunted (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Benji has become stranded on a remote island after a boating accident. He finds himself struggling to survive in the wilderness, avoiding close encounters with a wolf, a bear, and a territorial female cougar with her cub.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, sweet, tear jerker, touching, emotional, entertaining, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: wilderness, mountain, hunter, lost at sea, family, adventure, heroes, friendship, friends, rescue, orphan, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, couples, escapades, couple relations, raccoon, animals, dog, lion, cougar, survival, wolf, island ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon, usa

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Most similar movies to Benji the Hunted

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, semi serious and entertaining films with plots about family, adventure, friends, escapades, danger, heroes and dog mostly in Adventure, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Benji the Hunted: Benji (1974), Kid Colter (1985), My Side of the Mountain (1969), The Bear (1988), Beethoven's 5th (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Benji (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Benji is a stray who has nonetheless worked his way into the hearts of a number of the townspeople, who give him food and attention whenever he stops by. His particular favorites are a pair of children who feed and play with him against the wishes ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: animal actor, rescue, hostage, kidnapping, friendship, dog, family, adventure, family relations, disorder, longing, save the day ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Teenager Angus adopts a stray dog and names him Yellow. Several days later, while travelling along the coast of British Columbia with Angus's father, John, the boy and dog become stranded when turbulent waters capsize their boat. Angus's ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, exciting, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, teen drama
Plot: boy dog relationship, wilderness, survival, pets, adventure, friendship, dog, youth, young heroes, teenage life, parents and children, child in peril ...
Place: canada, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Kid Colter (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Boston boy escapes from spies and survives in the wild with tricks from his mountain-man father.
Style: semi serious, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: mountain, kidnapping, wilderness, survival, child in peril, parents and children, family, espionage, adventure, escapades, heroes, confined ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
For the Love of Benji (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Benji is lost and becomes a stray animal in Athens, Greece, trying to reunite with his family while secret agents pursue him, trying to get a formula which was glued to his paw in order to get it past customs.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: kidnapping, espionage, pets, family, friendship, family relations, animal life, friends, disorder, family life, heroic mission, fish out of water ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe, crete, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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White Fang 2: Myth of the White Wolf (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A boy and his dog, White Fang, must try to save the noble Haida tribe from evil white men in turn-of-the-century Alaska.
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, sexy, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, wilderness, family, friendship, survival, young heroes, good versus evil, treasure hunt, save the day, pets, daring rescue, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 1890s, 19th century, 80s
Place: alaska, usa, san francisco, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: serious, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mountain, survival, wilderness, youth, young heroes, escapades, adventurer, heroes, adventure, family, family relations, friends ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Bear (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orphan bear cub hooks up with an adult male as they try to dodge human hunters.
Style: touching, uplifting, captivating, sentimental, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, wilderness, animals, dog, survival, friendship, family, heroic mission, rescue, youth, on the run, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, british columbia, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Beethoven's 5th (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When Sara takes Beethoven to spend summer vacation with wacky Uncle Freddie in an old mining town, the mischievous canine "digs up" the missing clue to a legendary hidden fortune of Rita and Moe ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family relations, dog, family life, friendship, family, best friends, chase, partners, escapades, youth, odd couple, adventure ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Charlie, the Lonesome Cougar (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A heartwarming Disney classic in which a cougar, who was rescued as a cub and raised by a group of loggers in the Pacific Northwest, reverts back to his natural instincts, leading to hilarious (and dangerous) consequences.
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, wilderness, cougar, orphan, pets, adventure, family, family relations, disorder, animal life, friends, adoption ...
Time: 60s
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Incredible Journey (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The story of three pets, a cat and two dogs, who lose their owners when they are all on vacation. Can they find their way home?
Style: touching, uplifting, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, wilderness, pets, adventure, cat, family, friendship, on the road, animal life, friends, hopes, survival ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Mountain Family Robinson (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A family goes "back to nature" by homesteading in the Colorado Rockies.
Style: realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, survival, wilderness, animal life, heroes, adventure, family, escapades, countryside, city life, family life, disaster ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Sea Gypsies (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man and a woman and 3 children start to sail around the world. They are shipwrecked near an uninhabited isle. This island is full of wild animals and it is very dangerous for them in the begining. They live through a lot of wonderful adventure ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: stowaway, survival, wilderness, island, shipwreck, pelican, pirate, treasure hunt, escapades, confined, youth, adventure ...
Time: 70s
Place: alaska, usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Remake of the popular Disney classic, this time featuring some well known voices as two dogs and a cat trek across America encountering all sorts of adventures in the quest to be reunited with their owners.
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: dog, cat, adventure, wilderness, pets, friendship, talking animals, beautiful scenery, fish out of water, journey, survival, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Max (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A dog that helped soldiers in Afghanistan returns to the U.S. and is adopted by his handler's family after suffering a traumatic experience.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: dog, youth, teenage life, adventure, pets, friendship, escapades, betrayal, rescue, family, police investigation, family bonds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, afghanistan, texas, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Across the Great Divide (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two orphans set out to claim their inheritance - a 400 acre plot of land in Salem Oregon. To Do so they must cross the rugged snow covered Rocky Mountains in the year 1876.
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: rocky mountains, on the run, orphan, wilderness, wolf, gambler, mountain lion, youth, heroes, coming of age, dishonesty, adventure ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 1870s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Nikki, Wild Dog of the North (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A family film about Nikki, a half-wolf, half-dog raised in the Yukon during the gold rush era. After being separated from her master, Nikki must fend for herself amidst bears, the harsh Yukon weather, and a trapper who wants her skin.
Style: exciting, serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wilderness, animal life, defiant, friends, forces of nature, friendship, family, orphan, escapades, heroes, young heroes, adventurer ...
Time: 60s
Place: yukon, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Further Adventures of the Wilderness Family (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Wilderness Family now face terrifying times in fierce winter storms, an avalanche, and being attacked by a ferocious pack of hungry wolves. Watch as America's favorite family stands strong together to prove that the best things in life are ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, family relations, winter, wolf, family in danger, family life, siblings relations, parents and children, survival, family, adventure, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Amazing Panda Adventure (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Far from home in the lush bamboo forests of China, ten-year-old Ryan Tyler, with the help of a young girl, goes on a wonderful journey to rescue a baby panda taken by poachers.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sweet, scary, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: panda, family relations, adventure, family, poacher, friends, animal life, disorder, parents and children, on the run, survival, adventurer ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Told from Mowgli's point of view, it's the story of how a boy became a mancub and a mancub became a man.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: rescue, jungle, child in peril, animal life, friends, kids in trouble, disorder, feral man, dangerous animal, youth, young heroes, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
White Wolves II: Legend of the Wild (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: As a plea-bargain to clear their school records, a group of misfit teens ventures into the majestic but unforgiving wilderness to help a young naturalist save the vanishing wolves. After they encountered unexpected incident, they are aided by the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, misfit, friends, animal life, family life, teenage life, heroes, adventurer, adventure, family, survival, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Adventures of Milo and Otis (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The story of two animals and their adventures. Milo, the cat, and Otis, the dog, are two animals who grew up together on the same farm. One day, the two are separated and begin a journey to find each other. The adventurous, and often perilous quest ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sweet, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dog, survival, pets, pug, friendship, pig, chicken, cat, fight, adventure, family, bird ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, animal life, silly humor, partners, getting home ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.9
 1K
Cheetah (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An American boy and girl, spending six months in Kenya with their scientist parents adopt a cheetah, only to realize that they must set it loose so that it can learn to hunt and be free. However, when the animal is captured by poachers planning to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: cheetah, disney, child in peril, poacher, rhinoceros, teenage life, family, elephant, adventure, friends, animal life, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: kenya, africa, usa, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Flipper (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Many kids might say their best friend is a puppy or a pony. But for 12-year-old Sandy, the most special pet of all is the exuberant dolphin he rescues and who returns the favor by rescuing Sandy from sharks.The dolphin named Flipper first swam into ...
Style: touching, feel good, exciting, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dolphins, adventure, healing power, family, young heroes, friendship, youth, teenage life, pets, father son relationship, ocean, animal life ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 7K
Andre (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true story of how a marine seal named Andre befriended a little girl and her family, circa 1962.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, rescue, family relations, small town, family, seal the animal, orphan, young heroes, mischievous children, heroes, odd couple ...
Time: 90s, 60s, year 1962
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 8K
Wild America (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three brothers - Marshall, Marty and Mark dream of becoming naturalists and portraying animal life of America. One summer their dream comes true, they travel through America, filming alligators, b ears and moose.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: alligator, adventure, family, siblings relations, escapades, wilderness, parents and children, family relations, filmmaking, animal life, betrayal, happy ending ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1967
Place: usa, arkansas, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Gnome-Mobile (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric millionaire and his grandchildren are embroiled in the plights of some forest gnomes who are searching for the rest of their tribe. While helping them, the millionaire is suspected of being crazy because he's seeing gnomes! ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: car chase, kidnapping, mental institution, family, adventure, chase, magic, good versus evil, child in peril, disorder, family relations, friends ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Journey of Natty Gann (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: America is in the depths of the Great Depression. Families drift apart when faraway jobs beckon. In this masterful, atmospheric adventure, a courageous young girl (Meredith Salenger) confronts overwhelming odds when she embarks on a cross-country ...
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, scenic, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, family outing
Plot: great depression, adventure, on the road, wolf, family, friendship, hopes, custody, against the odds, youth, missing person, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, year 1935, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, washington state, colorado, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Lost Treasure of Sawtooth Island (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Danny Quinn (Seth Bernard) lives with one great dream... he wants to prove his late father was right about a pirate treasure in the depths of Lake Michigan.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, ghost, family relations, treasure map, young heroes, rivalry, odd couple, rescue, heroes, dealing with death, adventure, single parent ...
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
 6K
Lassie (1994)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An update of the Lassie legend stars Thomas Guiry as a troubled city kid whose family retreats to the country, where he befriends the famous collie and changes for the better. Conflict develops when a ruthless sheep rancher causes trouble for ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, boy dog relationship, coming of age, countryside, family, friendship, mischievous children, pets, teenage life, family life, father son relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, virginia, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%