Movies like Black Beauty

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Black Beauty (1994)
 6.6
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Black Beauty (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
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: touching, sentimental, serious, captivating, breathtaking, emotional, sad, sweet, scenic, earnest ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: horse, pets, family, friendship, adventure, animal life, getting home, injustice, hopes, friends, courage, farm, fire, bridge, human animal relationship, abuse, compassion, horse and carriage, horseshoe, stable, animal abuse, big city, horse actor, animal rights, emaciation ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1870s
Place: england, europe, london

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Most similar movies to Black Beauty

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, sentimental, melancholic and romantic films with plots about friendship, family, friends, adventure, children, storytelling and runaway mostly in Family, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Black Beauty: Flicka (2006), The Incredible Journey (1963), Born Free (1966), Max (2015), The Bear (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.4
 873
Black Beauty (1971)
Genre: Family, Drama
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: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, touching, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: rescue, horse, adventure, friendship, family, getting home, hopes, pets, obsessive quest, human spirit, animal life, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe, scotland, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.2
 7K
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: horse, babies and infants, family, cowboy, parents and children, teenage life, farm, animal life, couples, family relations, getting home, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: serious, feel good, exciting, realistic, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: dog, adventure, wilderness, cat, family, pets, on the road, friendship, getting home, bear, obsessive quest, animal life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.3
 5K
Born Free (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Born Free (1966) is an Open Road Films Ltd./Columbia Pictures feature film starring Virginia McKenna and Bill Travers as Joy and George Adamson, a real-life couple who raised an orphaned lion cub to adulthood, and released her into the wilds of ...
Style: touching, feel good, serious, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: animal rights, lion, wildlife, rifle, survival, adventure, family, pets, friends, friendship, human spirit, dead animal ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, friendship, pets, cat, wilderness, fish out of water, journey, adventure, family, survival, getting home, human animal relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: cross country, nevada, usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.8
 24K
Max (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, 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, serious, realistic, emotional, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: dog, family, teenage life, youth, friendship, pets, adventure, betrayal, rescue, escapades, family bonds, military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, afghanistan, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 15K
The Bear (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
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: wilderness, survival, friendship, adventure, family, animal life, on the run, nature, escapades, youth, rescue, heroic mission ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, british columbia, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, not serious, awful, idiotic, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: family, animal life, adventure, pets, urban, rescue, friendship, couples, on the road, pinata, chihuahua, potted plant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: beverly hills, mexico, california, usa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 5.9
 62K
Free Willy (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, France
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, uplifting, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: social worker, killer whale, captivity, friendship, family, human animal relationship, adventure, freedom, rescue, animal life, ocean or sea, animals ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.1
 1K
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pets, hurricane, adventure, family, young heroes, friends, florida keys, boat, ocean or sea, opposites attract, friendship, plague ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
Genre: 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: sentimental, touching, emotional, sad, heartbreaking ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, dog, friends, pets, family, loyalty, loneliness, human animal relationship, death, sacrifice, loss of friend, loss of loved one ...
Time: contemporary, 1930s
Place: usa, japan, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 18K
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, sincere, captivating, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, dog, treasure, pets, adventure, human animal relationship, daring rescue, gold, survival, adventurer, unlikely friendships, wilderness ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, usa, mine, london, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: emotional, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: veterinarian, cat, village, pets, dealing with death, family, animal life, young heroes, friendship, getting home, adventure, nanny ...
Time: 1910s
Place: scotland, europe, britain, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 5K
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: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, touching, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, coming of age, small town, family, friendship, pets, adventure, countryside, youth, family relations, friends, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 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, semi serious, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, rescue, animal actor, family, small town, mischievous children, adoption, young heroes, adventure, friendship, parents and children, youth ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 6K
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: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: friendship, small town, rescue, family, coming of age, adventure, best friends, mischievous children, school, young heroes, getting home, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, year 1962, 1960s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Young Black Stallion (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 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: desert, horse, friendship, mischievous children, family, wilderness, young heroes, adventure, human animal relationship, getting home, rescue, survival ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Railway Children (1970)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Waterbury family are completely happy until mysterious men take their father away and they have to move up to Yorkshire without him. The three open-hearted children soon make many friends including their Old Gentleman whom they regularly wave to ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: children, false accusation, family, friendship, treason, adventure, parents and children, father, missing person, family relations, human spirit, wrongfully committed ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, northern england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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How It Was with Dooms (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: touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: rescue, wild animal, cheetah, lion, bully, family, friendship, adventure, adolescence, kids and family, coming of age, pets ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, south africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 4K
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: feel good, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: rescue, dog, animal actor, friendship, hostage, kidnapping, family, adventure, young heroes, parents and children, danger, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.5
 87
Danny (1977)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young girl's special love for a horse helps them both.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, teenage life, animal life, family, friends, youth, family relations, young at heart, girl horse relationship, horse actor, horse, human animal relationship
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
War of the Buttons (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK, France, Japan, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The children of Ballydowse and Carrickdowse engage in battles where they cut of the buttons, shoe-laces and underwear of their captured opponents. This is to get the boys in trouble with their parents. They go to battle in mass groups of dozens, ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: boy, rivalry, friendship, adventure, family, uninhibited rivalry, coming of age, button, teenage life, village, youth, mischievous children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Littlest Horse Thieves (1976)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When the owner of a Yorkshire coal-mine decides to mechanize to increase profits, the mine's pit ponies are scheduled to be destroyed. So, three children plan to steal them to keep them safe. But when they're caught, it's up to the ...
Style: serious, feel good, exciting, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pony, adventure, young heroes, family, daring rescue, coal mining, friendship, child as adult, fighting the system, heroes, youth, anti heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 6.6
 7K
Iron Will (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Will Stoneman's father dies, he is left alone to take care of his mother and their land. Needing money to maintain it, he decides to join a cross country dogsled race. This race will require days of racing for long hours, through harsh ...
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, train, family, underdog, contests and competitions, human spirit, friendship, against the odds, sport, ambition, hopes, rivalry ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: minnesota, canada, usa, alaska, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 3K
Snow Buddies (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Dylan Sprouse, Jim Belushi and Kris Kristofferson lend their voices to this family-friendly tale about a feisty pack of golden retriever puppies that embarks on an Alaskan adventure. When they find themselves stranded in the northern wilderness, the ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: pets, adventure, best friends, family, getting home, friendship, animal life, hopes, friends, buddies, contests and competitions, save the day ...
Time: 2000s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, intense ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wilderness, friendship, adventure, family, orphan, dangerous animal, mischievous children, wild animal, bear, young heroes, getting home, adoption ...
Time: 60s
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 605
Big Red (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Wealthy sportsman James Haggin (Walter Pidgeon) lives on a Quebec estate called Wintapi. Émile Fornet (Émile Genest), handler of Haggin's hunting dogs, and Émile's wife Therese (Janette Bertrand), Haggin's cook and housekeeper, ...
Style: feel good, serious, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: pets, adventure, coming of age, family, family life, youth, friends, orphan, save the day, friendship, animal life, family relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: humorous, semi serious, tense, melancholic, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: desert, friendship, horse, adventure, kidnapping, family, young heroes, daring rescue, sheik, getting home, race against time, parents and children ...
Place: morocco, africa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
 56K
Eight Below (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the Antarctic, after an expedition with Dr. Davis McClaren, the sled dog trainer Jerry Shepherd has to leave the polar base with his colleagues due to the proximity of a heavy snow storm. He ties his dogs to be rescued after, but the mission is ...
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, tense, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick
Plot: expedition, pets, survival, dog, rescue, adventure, scientist, wilderness, pilot, research, storytelling, family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: antarctica, oregon, washington d.c., pasadena california, new zealand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: serious, emotional, sentimental, melancholic, harsh ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: wilderness, survival, adventure, rescue, family, young heroes, daring rescue, adoption, friendship, parents and children, danger, escapades ...
Place: canada, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%