Movies like The Black Stallion

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The Black Stallion (1979)
 7.4
 13K
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 deserted island. He befriends it, so when finally rescued both return to his home where they soon meet Henry Dailey, a once successful trainer. Together they begin training the horse to race against the fastest ones in the world.
Style: fairy tale, inspirational, scenic, sentimental, touching, light, clever, enigmatic, breathtaking, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: horse, shipwreck, survival, boy horse relationship, black horse, storm at sea, child, horse race, coming of age, friendship, desert island, training, castaway, animals, human animal relationship, adventure, island, family, youth, rescue, stallion, nature, minimal dialogue, race, little boy ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s

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Most similar movies to The Black Stallion

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, touching, humorous and melancholic films with plots about family, adventure, friendship, animals, youth, family relations and childhood mostly in Family, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like The Black Stallion: Running Free (1999), Fly Away Home (1996), The Water Horse (2007), Racing Stripes (2005), Black Beauty (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ⇓
88%
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 ⇓
56%
 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 ⇓
48%
 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%
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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: touching, sentimental, emotional, exciting, harsh ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: dog, boy dog relationship, survival, wilderness, adventure, youth, kids and family, pets, rescue, friendship, young heroes, teenage life ...
Place: london, british columbia, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Water Horse (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, UK, Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A lonely boy discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Scottish legend.
Style: entertaining, twists and turns, scenic, emotional, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: loch ness monster, sea monster, adventure, world war two, friendship, young heroes, kids and family, adaptation, beautiful scenery, runaway, fight scenes, coming of age ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ben Crane believes that a severely injured racehorse deserves another chance. He and his daughter Cale adopt the horse (in fact is a mare)and save it of being sacrificed by the owner.
Style: inspirational, sentimental, emotional, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: horse, sport, horse race, racehorse, life philosophy, family relations, redemption, animal training, family, honest, secrets, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The New Adventures of the Black Stallion (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Canada, France, New Zealand
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Adventures of The Black Stallion is a television series that was loosely based on the movies The Black Stallion and The Black Stallion Returns, which starred Mickey Rooney and Richard Ian Cox, as a trainer and a teenaged horse racer. The series ...
Style: serious, sentimental, atmospheric
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: horse, racehorse, gambling, horse race, horse trainer, corruption, jockey, bittersweet, friends, animal life, power relations, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 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 ⇓
41%
 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, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: horse, animals, friendship, adventure, family, pets, unlikely friendships, happy ending, justice, animal life, getting home, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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 ⇓
40%
 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 ⇓
40%
 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 ⇓
40%
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: jungle, child in peril, boy, disney, rescue, animal life, friends, kids in trouble, disorder, feral man, dangerous animal, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 29K
Secretariat (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Housewife and mother Penny Chenery agrees to take over her ailing father's Virginia-based Meadow Stables, despite her lack of horse-racing knowledge. Against all odds, Chenery - with the help of veteran trainer Lucien Laurin - manages to ...
Style: inspirational, sentimental, touching, emotional, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: horse, horse race, sport, racehorse, against the odds, disney, horse riding, underdog, stallion, horse ranch, equestrian, animals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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 ⇓
39%
 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: sentimental, humorous, touching, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, chick flick ...
Plot: animals, coming of age, seal the animal, childhood, friendship, small town, orphan, youth, family, magic, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: year 1962, 90s, 60s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 550
Windstorm 3 (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Ostwind and Mika have found a real home at the farm Kaltenbach with Mika's grandmother. In the hustle of running therapy center and due to Mika's fame as a horse-whisperer, she feels that she doesn't have enough freedom and time to ...
Style: touching, sincere, light, uplifting, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: horse, girl horse relationship, horse riding, wild horse, horse ranch, stallion, freedom, horse race, teenage girl, friendship, hopes, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: kids, family outing
Plot: survival, mountain, youth, childhood, nature, owl, wilderness, young heroes, escapades, adventurer, heroes, adventure ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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 ⇓
39%
Charlotte's Web (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, feel good, touching, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: pig, animals, friendship, spider, rescue, rat, fantasy world, family, unlikely friendships, adaptation, survival, kids and family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1930s
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.0
 19K
Free Willy 2 (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jesse becomes reunited with Willy three years after the whale's jump to freedom as the teenager tries to rescue the killer whale and other orcas from an oil spill.
Style: sweet, sentimental, touching, feel good, light ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: killer whale, whale, friendship, adventure, family, childhood, ocean, rescue, daring rescue, greed, animals, human animal relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Free Willy 3: The Rescue (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Willy the whale is back, this time threatened by illegal whalers making money off sushi. Jesse, now 16, has taken a job on an orca-researching ship, along with old friend Randolph and a sarcastic scientist, Drew. On the whaler's ship is captain ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, surreal, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: killer whale, friendship, whale, adventure, friends, hunting, rescue, black market, animals, childhood, youth, family ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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 ⇓
38%
 5.3
 11K
Flipper (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sandy Ricks is sent by his mom to Coral Key, a rustic island in the Florida keys, to spend the summer with his uncle Porter Ricks. Sandy dislikes everything about his new environment until a new friend comes into his life, a dolphin named Flipper, ...
Style: exciting, touching, feel good, unusual plot structure, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dolphins, coming of age, childhood, summer, animals, adventure, family, youth, friendship, ocean, dysfunctional family, farce ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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 ⇓
38%
The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Czech Republic, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: One of puppet-maker Geppetto's creations comes magically to life. This puppet, Pinocchio, has one major desire and that is to become a real boy someday. In order to accomplish this goal he has to learn to act responsibly. This film shows you ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, fairy tale, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: coming of age, adventure, family, youth, escapades, mischievous children, heroes, disorder, family relations, friends, teaching the ways of the world, friendship ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Destined to Ride (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Lily's life is turned upside down when she is forced to leave her friends to spend the summer on a remote ranch with her nature-loving aunt. She is surprised to meet an unlikely group of friends and Pistachio, the horse she has an unbreakable ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, sincere, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: girl horse relationship, horse, ranch, rider horse relationship, horse race, summer, teenager, adaptation, transformation, family, adventure, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After her father's ship is carried off by a sudden storm, the spunky Pippi Longstocking is stranded with her horse, Alfonso,and her pet monkey, Mr. Neilson, and takes up residence in the old family home, which is thought by neighborhood ...
Style: humorous, melancholic, light, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, little girl, friendship, family, magic, children, greed, family relations, rescue, young heroes, disorder, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Zeus and Roxanne (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mary Beth is a marine biologist that gets annoyed when a dog called Zeus stows aboard her research boat. Nevertheless she is intrigued when the intrusive canine makes best-friends with her captive dolphin, Roxanne. She falls in love with Zeus's ...
Style: feel good, sweet, melancholic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: dog, dolphins, friendship, adventure, youth, family, animals, rescue, opposites attract, single parent, odd couple, daring rescue ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%