Movies like Black Beauty

If you like "Black Beauty" you are looking for sad, sentimental and touching movies about / with horse, animals, adventure, friendship, family, pets and justice themes of Adventure, Drama and Family genre shot in UK or USA.
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Black Beauty (1994)
 6.6
 10K
Black Beauty (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The fates of horses, and the people who own and command them, are revealed as Black Beauty narrates the circle of his life.
Style: sad, sentimental, touching, inspirational, sweet, melancholic, light, emotional, scenic, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: horse, animals, adventure, friendship, family, pets, justice, happy ending, unlikely friendships, animal life, getting home, hopes, human animal relationship, farm, compassion, horse actor, animal rights, animal abuse, courage, colt, love, catastrophe, children, spider, life ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s, victorian
Place: england, london, europe

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Most similar movies to Black Beauty

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, feel good, sentimental and sweet films with plots about family, animals, friendship, adventure, friends, runaway and mentor mostly in Family, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Black Beauty: Heartland (2007), A Dog's Purpose (2017), Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009), Flicka (2006), The Young Black Stallion (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.4
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Heartland (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Life is hard on the Flemings' ranch in the Alberta foothills where abused or neglected horses find refuge with a kind, hard-working family. Debts abound and the bank is about to foreclose. Can they keep the ranch running?
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: horse, horse ranch, farm, wild horse, small town, family relations, family, grandfather, siblings relations, animal life, youth, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Dog's Purpose (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A dog goes on quest to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes with multiple owners.
Style: touching, sentimental, sweet, sad, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, family outing, kids
Plot: dog, animals, reincarnation, talking animals, human animal relationship, police dog, life & death, transformation, happy ending, life philosophy, family, adaptation ...
Time: 2010s, 60s, 90s, 80s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A drama based on the true story of a college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.
Style: touching, emotional, sad, sentimental, heartbreaking ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dog, friendship, loyalty, animals, human animal relationship, loss of friend, pets, loneliness, friends, death, life & death, family ...
Time: contemporary, 1930s
Place: japan, usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 8K
Flicka (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A headstrong 16 year old Katy McLaughlin desires to work on her family's mountainside horse ranch, although her father insists she finish boarding school. Katy finds a mustang in the hills near her ranch. Katy then sets her mind to tame a ...
Style: sentimental, talky, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: horse, family, horse ranch, cowboy, family relations, hopes, love and romance, parents and children, family life, self discovery, farm, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.4
 1K
Black Beauty (1971)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: UK, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Anna Sewell's classic 1877 novel beautifully comes to life in this family drama set in England. Told from the point of view of Black Beauty himself, the story sheds light on the details surrounding the colt's birth and his perception of ...
Style: sweet, emotional, breathtaking, sad, humorous ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, family outing
Plot: horse, animals, girl horse relationship, friendship, adventure, family, multiple storylines, justice, war, secrets, hospital, art ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, san francisco, scotland, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Young Black Stallion (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: When courageous young Neera becomes separated from her family in the desert, she chances upon a wild colt. Together they find friendship, trust, and their way back home only to discover her family is about to lose everything!
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: horse, girl horse relationship, desert, black horse, friendship, human animal relationship, girl, world war two, disney, rescue, survival, young heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: sweet, touching, feel good, exciting, road movie ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, cat, wilderness, talking animals, pets, disney, adventure, beautiful scenery, unlikely friendships, friendship, animals, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, san francisco, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, unusual plot structure, humorous, melancholic, dramatic ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: dog, disney, cat, wilderness, adventure, animals, beautiful scenery, friendship, family, pets, switching places, island ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 6.0
 76K
Free Willy (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When maladjusted orphan Jesse vandalizes a theme park, he is placed with foster parents and must work at the park to make amends. There he meets Willy, a young Orca whale who has been separated from his family. Sensing kinship, they form a bond and, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, uplifting, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, chick flick, pre-teens
Plot: animals, killer whale, human animal relationship, freedom, friendship, family, adventure, ocean, happy ending, animal life, unlikely friendships, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: portland oregon, oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 26K
Fly Away Home (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Amy is only 13 years old when her mother is killed. She goes to Canada to live with her father, an eccentric inventor whom she barely knows. Amy is miserable in her new life... until she discovers a nest of goose eggs that were abandoned when a ...
Style: uplifting, touching, sentimental, emotional, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick, teens ...
Plot: goose, aviation, rescue, family, animals, tragedy, against the odds, father daughter relationship, death in the family, childhood, environmental, bird ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pampered Beverly Hills chihuahua named Chloe who, while on vacation in Mexico with her owner Viv's niece, Rachel, gets lost and must rely on her friends to help her get back home before she is caught by a dognapper who wants to ransom her.
Style: humorous, light, melancholic, entertaining, ridiculous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, dog, chihuahua, animal life, family, rescue, friendship, pets, disney, animals, getting home, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: beverly hills, california, mexico, usa, tijuana mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.7
 18K
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, scenic, uplifting, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: animals, wilderness, survival, adventure, nature, bear, friendship, dog, family, hunting, bear attack, heroic mission ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: british columbia, canada, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Lassie Come Home (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Remake of 1943 movie based on Eric Knight's book, "Lassie Come Home"
Style: captivating, suspense, light, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, animal life, pets, pet dog, beautiful scenery, escape, north sea, journey, dog actor, boy dog relationship, friendship, children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Black Stallion (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion that is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on. When it tragically sinks both he and the horse survive only to be stranded on a ...
Style: fairy tale, scenic, inspirational, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: horse, shipwreck, survival, boy horse relationship, black horse, storm at sea, child, coming of age, horse race, friendship, desert island, training ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 27K
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, emotional, twists and turns, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: dog, youth, teenage life, adventure, police investigation, family, betrayal, pets, family bonds, war, friendship, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, afghanistan, iraq, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 3K
Shiloh (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An abused beagle runs away from his owner. On the road, he meets young Marty Preston and follows him home. The boy immediately forms a bond with the dog and names him Shiloh. His stern father won't let him keep the dog because it belongs to ...
Style: touching, feel good, emotional, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, animal rescue, family, pets, youth, rescue, animals, greed, destiny, hopes, friendship, adventure ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 5K
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, feel good, touching, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, animal actor, kidnapping, friendship, rescue, adventure, family, hostage, runaway, betrayal, greed, obsession ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.4
 686
Running Free (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, History, War
Country: USA, France, South Africa
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The tale of the extraordinary life and times of Lucky, a horse that was born in captivity but achieves his dream of running free with the help of a stableboy.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: horse, friendship, survival, desert, adventurer, teaching the ways of the world, companion, human animal relationship, animal life, youth, world war one, orphan ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 6.1
 2K
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, melancholic, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: dolphins, adventure, youth, family, healing power, pets, ocean, coming of age, young heroes, friendship, teenage life, children ...
Time: 80s, 60s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Three Lives of Thomasina (1963)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thomasina is the pet cat of Mary McDhui, the daughter of Scottish veterinarian Andrew McDhui. When Thomasina falls ill, McDhui declares that the pet should be put down. But when Mary and her father try to bury the cat, Lori MacGregor (Susan ...
Style: touching, emotional, talky, atmospheric, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: cat, afterlife, disney, family, pets, dealing with death, happy ending, veterinarian, adventure, family life, animal life, terminal illness ...
Time: 1910s, year 1912
Place: scotland, australia, europe, britain
⇓ 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: sexy, humorous, melancholic, inspirational, dramatic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: horse, desert, friendship, girl horse relationship, youth, family, adventure, horse race, chase, life philosophy, stereotypes, weapons ...
Place: morocco, new york, california, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.8
 3K
Buddy (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric socialite raises a gorilla as her son.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: gorilla, zoo, socialite, family, adventure, animals, chimpanzee, friendship, unlikely friendships, adaptation, wilderness, family relations ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 80s
Place: usa, canada, chicago illinois, new york, philadelphia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.0
 158K
Marley & Me (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A newly married couple who, in the process of starting a family, learn many of life's important lessons from their trouble-loving retriever, Marley. Packed with plenty of laughs to lighten the load, the film explores the highs and lows of ...
Style: touching, sad, sentimental, feel good, funny ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: dog, pets, family, friendship, couple relations, animals, life, family relations, parenthood, marriage, love, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, ireland, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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An American Girl Adventure (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Pre-American Revolution Virginian girl whose love for the outdoors leads to the friendship of a lifetime. Felicity loves horses, and though her parents plead with her to remain indoors, she years to ride the open plains. When Felicity comes into ...
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: horse riding, horse, colonial america, friendship, rescue, best friends, hopes, adventure, young heroes, animal life, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1770s
Place: virginia, usa, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 125K
Babe (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Babe is a little pig who doesn't quite know his place in the world. With a bunch of odd friends, like Ferdinand the duck who thinks he is a rooster and Fly the dog he calls mom, Babe realizes that he has the makings to become the greatest sheep ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: dog, pig, horse, piglet, talking animals, farmer, farm, animals, friendship, heroism, christmas, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Dog's Way Home (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Dog’s Way Home chronicles the heartwarming adventure of Bella, a dog who embarks on an epic 400-mile journey home after she is separated from her beloved human.
Style: sweet, sentimental, sincere, scenic, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, puppy, animals, pets, pitbull, lost dog, adventure, pet dog, best friends, snow, veteran, homelessness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, denver colorado, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 8K
Duma (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An orphaned cheetah becomes the best friend and pet of a young boy living in South Africa.
Style: sentimental, touching, sweet, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: wild animal, lion, rescue, bully, adolescence, cheetah, youth, adventure, animals, coming of age, desert, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, south africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 4K
Lassie (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, France, Ireland, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A family in financial crisis is forced to sell Lassie, their beloved dog. Hundreds of miles away from her true family, Lassie escapes and sets out on a journey home.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, pets, rescue, adventure, friendship, parents and children, getting home, youth, boy dog relationship, animals, animal life, christmas ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe, scotland, england, scottish highlands, glasgow scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 21K
White Fang (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jack London's classic adventure story about the friendship developed between a Yukon gold hunter and the mixed dog-wolf he rescues from the hands of a man who mistreats him.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, captivating, visually appealing ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: dog, human animal relationship, wilderness, treasure, survival, pets, friendship, adventure, disney, animals, beautiful scenery, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, yukon, london, san francisco, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.2
 17K
Racing Stripes (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Shattered illusions are hard to repair -- especially for a good-hearted zebra named Stripes who's spent his life on a Kentucky farm amidst the sorely mistaken notion that he's a debonair thoroughbred. Once he faces the fact that his stark ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, inspirational, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: horse, zebra, underdog, horse race, adventure, sport, animal life, animals, farm, friendship, ambition, rivalry ...
Place: kentucky, new jersey, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%