Movies like Black Beauty 1971

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Black Beauty (1971)
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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 humans (he has various owners throughout his life). While some owners are compassionate -- none more than Joe Evans (Mark Lester), the boy who first owns the colt.
Style: light, inspirational, romantic, breathtaking, humorous, sweet, emotional, melancholic, sad, tear jerker ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, family outing
Plot: horse, animals, girl horse relationship, friendship, adventure, family, war, disney, catastrophe, indians, children, natural disaster, women, hunting, youth, art, death, betrayal, beautiful scenery, hospital, justice, lone hero, destiny, brutality, runaway ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, scotland, san francisco, europe, california

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Most similar movies to Black Beauty

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, touching, melancholic and sweet films with plots about catastrophe, culture clash, runaway, family, storytelling, mentor and children mostly in Family, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Black Beauty: Shiloh (1996), The Incredible Journey (1963), Flipper (1963), Flicka (2006), The Three Lives of Thomasina (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: horse, animals, friendship, adventure, family, pets, unlikely friendships, justice, happy ending, getting home, hopes, human animal relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: england, london, europe
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95%
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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, animals, destiny, greed, hopes, friendship, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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, humorous, melancholic, road movie, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: dog, disney, cat, wilderness, animals, adventure, friendship, family, beautiful scenery, pets, first contact, destiny ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.1
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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, melancholic, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: dolphins, adventure, youth, family, ocean, coming of age, healing power, pets, young heroes, friendship, teenage life, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s, 60s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Flicka (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
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, animals, family relations, hopes, love and romance, family life, self discovery, parents and children, farm, animal life, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, touching, talky, atmospheric, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: cat, afterlife, disney, family, pets, dealing with death, happy ending, adventure, family life, terminal illness, animals, youth ...
Time: 1910s, year 1912
Place: scotland, australia, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, touching, sentimental, emotional, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: horse, sport, horse race, family relations, redemption, animal training, honest, secrets, betrayal, racehorse, hopes, dream come true ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, melancholic, entertaining, clever, harsh ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dog, cat, animals, pig, friendship, adventure, family, survival, bird, pug, pets, chase ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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: fairy tale, humorous, feel good, touching, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: coming of age, adventure, family, youth, escapades, mischievous children, heroes, friends, family relations, disorder, teaching the ways of the world, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Railway Children (1970)
Genre: Drama, Family
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: touching, feel good, emotional, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: teenage girl, train, child's point of view, adventure, family, friendship, countryside, railway, human spirit, life is a bitch, family life, parents and children ...
Time: edwardian era, 70s, 19th century, victorian era, 20th century
Place: england, yorkshire, london, northern england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Horse Whisperer (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Based on the novel by the same name from Nicholas Evans, the talented Robert Redford presents this meditative family drama set in the country side. Redford not only directs but also stars in the roll of a cowboy with a magical talent for healing.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, melancholic, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, kids, family outing
Plot: horse, ranch, horse riding, animals, romance, travel, cowboy, riding accident, couples, couple relations, hopes, rider horse relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, new york, london, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, chick flick ...
Plot: coming of age, animals, seal the animal, childhood, friendship, orphan, youth, family, small town, magic, runaway, stereotypes ...
Time: year 1962, 90s, 60s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Candleshoe (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Candleshoe is a 1977 Walt Disney Productions live action movie based on the Michael Innes novel Christmas at Candleshoe and starring Jodie Foster, Helen Hayes in her last screen appearance, David Niven and Leo McKern.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, light, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, hidden treasure, disney, adventure, family, treasure hunt, friendship, heiress, butler, happy ending, unlikely friendships, country estate ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, los angeles, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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, uplifting, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, chick flick ...
Plot: animals, friendship, killer whale, human animal relationship, freedom, adventure, family, animal life, ocean, happy ending, rescue, children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: oregon, portland oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Fluke (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Workaholic Thomas Johnson dies in an auto accident and comes back to life as a dog. Remembering some of who he was, he returns to his wife and son to protect them from the man who caused his accident. But, as time goes by, he remembers more of his ...
Style: light, sentimental, emotional, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dog, reincarnation, talking dog, afterlife, death, human becoming an animal, animals, family relations, family life, talking animals, getting home, family ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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, sentimental, touching, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dog, animal actor, kidnapping, friendship, rescue, adventure, family, animals, greed, betrayal, runaway, obsession ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, sweet, feel good, exciting, tear jerker ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, cat, wilderness, talking animals, adventure, beautiful scenery, pets, disney, friendship, unlikely friendships, animals, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, adventure, whale, friends, animals, hunting, rescue, black market, childhood, youth, family ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Oliver! (1968)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist, a classic tale of an orphan who runs away from the workhouse and joins up with a group of boys headed by the Artful Dodger and trained to be pickpockets by master thief Fagin.
Style: visually appealing, sentimental, dark, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, street kid, dancing, children, charles dickens, child, coming of age, youth, child abuse, victorian england, kids in trouble, owl ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1830s
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
A Dog of Flanders (1999)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Poor but happy, young Nello and his grandfather live alone, delivering milk as a livelihood, in the outskirts of Antwerp, a city in Flanders (the Flemish or Dutch-speaking part of modern-day Belgium). They discover a beaten dog (a Bouvier, a large ...
Style: sentimental, touching, tear jerker, entertaining, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: dog, family, justice, life philosophy, destiny, friendship, coming of age, countryside, boy dog relationship, grandfather grandson relationship, drawing, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1930s, 70s
Place: california, antwerp, san francisco, flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, sweet, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, animals, friendship, family, pets, chase, justice, race, secrets, disaster, farce, hitman ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe, athens greece, crete
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.5
 4K
Sounder (1972)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Morgans, a loving and strong family of Black sharecroppers in Louisiana in 1933, face a serious family crisis when the husband and father, Nathan Lee Morgan, is convicted of a petty crime and sent to a prison camp. After some weeks or months, ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic, sweet ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, dog, civil rights, racism, family relations, youth, bittersweet, poverty, courage, depression, camp, education ...
Time: 1930s, 70s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.0
 159K
Marley & Me (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
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: family outing, date night, chick flick, kids, girls' night ...
Plot: dog, friendship, animals, family, couple relations, pets, love, family relations, life, parenthood, marriage, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, ireland, florida, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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, sexy, melancholic, inspirational, dramatic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: horse, desert, friendship, youth, family, adventure, animals, teenager, horse race, chase, farce, stereotypes ...
Place: morocco, california, new york, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Clara's Heart (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: David is a teenager whose parents are in a deteriorating marriage after their infant daughter dies. Clara is a chambermaid at a Jamaican resort who's hired to be a housekeeper. She and David develop a close bond, opening his eyes and heart to ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sexy, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: women, dysfunctional family, youth, twists and turns, grief, immortality, sex crime, bittersweet, solitude, family bonds, revenge, sacrifice ...
Time: 80s
Place: jamaica, baltimore, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Gordy (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A talking pig named Gordy becomes involved in a quest to save his family from the slaughterhouse.
Style: touching, humorous, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: pig, on the road, talking animals, disney, adventure, kids and family, farm, rescue, heroic mission, family, youth, death ...
Place: boston, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.3
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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, breathtaking, inspirational, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: survival, dog, expedition, rescue, adventure, dog sled, animals, wilderness, snow, husky dog, disney, pets ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: antarctica, british columbia, canada, new zealand, oregon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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, emotional, touching, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: horse, sport, horse race, racehorse, animals, underdog, against the odds, equestrian, beautiful scenery, jockey, animal training, stallion ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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, girls' night, preschoolers, teens
Plot: wild animal, lion, rescue, animals, adolescence, youth, adventure, bully, coming of age, desert, wilderness, kids and family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, south africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: emotional, fairy tale, inspirational, scenic, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: horse, shipwreck, boy horse relationship, black horse, child, survival, coming of age, animals, storm at sea, horse race, friendship, human animal relationship ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%