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20 best movies like A Far Off Place (1993)

List of the best movies like A Far Off Place (1993): Tom and Huck, The Thief of Bagdad, Black Beauty, The Jungle Book, Hugo, Free Willy: Escape from Pirate's Cove, Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco, Young Black Stallion, Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain, The Incredible Journey.

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Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersTeens, Indians, Teachers, Spiders, Family
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Death
PlaceSchool, Small cities
StyleUnexpected ending, By books, Tense

A mischievous young boy, Tom Sawyer, witnesses a murder by the deadly Injun Joe. Tom becomes friends with Huckleberry Finn, a boy with no future and no family. Tom has to choose between honoring a friendship or honoring an oath because the town alcoholic is accused of the murder. Tom and Huck go through several adventures trying to retrieve evidence.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantasy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:46
CharactersThieves, Heroes, Family, Friends, Genie
PlotLove, Adventure, Friendship
PlaceIraq
StyleExciting, Light, Atmospheric, Touching

When Prince Ahmad is blinded and cast out of Bagdad by the nefarious Jaffar, he joins forces with the scrappy thief Abu to win back his royal place, as well as the heart of a beautiful princess.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:28
CharactersAnimals, Horses, Family, Friends
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Justice
PlaceEngland
StyleLight, To cry, Cute, Inspirational, Fascinating

The fates of horses, and the people who own and command them, are revealed as Black Beauty narrates the circle of his life.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:45
CharactersAnimals, Wolves, Bears, Snake, Monkeys
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Travel, Friendship, Chase
PlaceVillage, Jungle, Nature, India
StyleSerious

A man-cub named Mowgli fostered by wolves. After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan, Mowgli is forced to flee the jungle, by which he embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of the panther, Bagheera and the free-spirited bear, Baloo.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, adventure, family, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France
Duration02:06
CharactersRobots, Childrens, Thieves, Family, Friends
PlotAdventure, Travel, Magic, Friendship, Fate
PlaceParis, France
StyleExciting, Light, To cry, Steampunk, Fascinating

Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and notebook left to him by his late father. Accompanied by the goddaughter of an embittered toy merchant, Hugo embarks on a quest to solve the mystery of the automaton and find a place he can call home.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration01:34
CharactersWhale, Heroes, Family, Friends
PlotAdventure, Friendship
PlaceOcean, Africa
StyleTo cry, Touching, Serious

After young Kirra leaves her Australian home to summer with her grandfather in South Africa, she soon discovers a baby orca stranded in the lagoon near her grandfather’s rundown seaside amusement park. She names the lonely whale Willy--and embarks on a great quest to lead the little guy back to his anxious pod.

Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersFirefighters, Heroes, Family, Friends, Losers
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Travel, Friendship
PlaceCanada, California
StyleExciting, Touching

When the pets accidentally get separated from their vacationing owners, Chance, Shadow, and Sassy navigate the mean streets of San Francisco, trying to find their home across the Golden Gate Bridge. But the road is blocked by a series of hazards, both man and beast.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genreadventure, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersHorses, Heroes, Family, Friends, Fathers
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Life, Friendship, Freedom
PlaceMountains, Deserts
TimeWorld War II
StyleTouching, Serious

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!

Markimdb: 6
Genredrama, adventure, family, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:33
CharactersTeens, Family, Friends
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Mystery
PlaceNature, Forest, Small cities, Los Angeles
StyleLight, Cute, Inspirational

Two teen girls, one from the city, one from the country, try to find the hidden gold of Bear Mountain learning about friendship, loyalty and courage on the way.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:20
CharactersDogs, Bears, Family, Friends, Cats
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Travel, Friendship
StyleExciting, By books, Touching, Serious, Beautiful landscapes

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?

Markimdb: 5.3
Genreadventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersSharks, Teens, Animals, Family, Dolphins
PlotAdventure, Friendship
PlaceSea, Islands
TimeSummer
StyleExciting, Soulful, Touching, Serious

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, that brings uncle and nephew together and leads Sandy on the summer adventure of a lifetime.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersAnimals, Heroes, Family, Friends, Parrots
PlotAdventure, Friendship
PlaceVillage, Islands, Africa, England
Time19th century
StyleTo cry, Fancy, Touching

A veterinarian who can communicate with animals travels abroad to search for a giant sea snail.

Markimdb: 4.2
Genrefantastic, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:34
CharactersTeens, Friends, Sisters, Artists, Singers
PlotAdventure, Music, Friendship
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleFascinating

In a hyper-linked social media age, an orphaned teenage girl, Jerrica Jem Benton, becomes an online recording sensation, and she and her sisters embark on a music-driven scavenger hunt - one that sends them on an adventure across Los Angeles - in an attempt to unlock a final message left by her father.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountrySouth Africa
Duration01:28
CharactersFamily, Lions, Friends, Hunters
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Travel, Friendship
PlaceAfrica
StyleExciting, Soulful, Fascinating, Serious

According to the legend of the Shangaan, white lions are the messengers of the gods, but it has been years since one has been seen in their remote African valley. When a white lion is miraculously born into that valley, a young Shangaan named Gisani, finds himself destined to protect this rare and magnificent creature at all costs. This young lion, whom will be known as Letsatsi, is cast from his pride and forced to embark upon a perilous journey of survival.

Markimdb: 3.9
Genreaction, adventure, family
CountryAustralia
Duration01:59
CharactersTeens, Dinosaurs, Heroes, Family, Friends
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Friendship, Hunting
PlaceLaboratory
StyleExciting, Soulful, Touching, Disturbing

When a young boy named Jake accidentally makes a new friend in an experiment gone wrong a troubled town is plunged into chaos. But with the creature rapidly evolving every day, Jake finds it increasingly difficult to keep his new pet secret. Jake's friends and new girl Abbie realize they are not the only ones interested in this strange, mischievous little dinosaur and soon discover that the only thing more mysterious than what it is, is who is looking for it.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, family
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Family, Lawyers, Friends, Losers
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Friendship
PlaceSchool, Boarding school
StyleExciting, Touching, Serious

After the unexpected death of his survivalist father, an eleven year old boy raised in the Alabama wilderness must learn how to make a home in the modern world.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersTeens, Heroes, Friends
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceNature, Summer camp
TimeSummer
StyleExciting, Soulful, Serious, Disturbing

When the experienced guide Vic accompanies the city boy Alan and his three friends on their first wilderness experience, he not only hope to teach the four boys lessons about the wilderness, but about themselves. Vic pushes them to the limit. Soon after alienating the boys, Vic finds himself in desperate need of help and must rely on his students in order to survive.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersDogs, Heroes, Family, Dolphins, Friends
PlotAdventure, Friendship
StyleCute, Touching

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 owner, Terry, a musician who rides a bike.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Belgium, Canada
Duration02:44
CharactersWitch, Teens, Monsters, Childrens, Immortals
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Travel, Magic, Superpowers
PlaceIslands, Fantastic worlds, England, Orphan home, Boarding school
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Gothic, Serious, Beautiful landscapes

A teenager finds himself transported to an island where he must help protect a group of orphans with special powers from creatures intent on destroying them.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryAustria, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:45
CharactersHeroes, Family, The Musketeers, Friends
PlotLove, Adventure, Friendship, Death, Chase
PlacePrison, Paris, France
StyleExciting, For men

D'Artagnan travels to Paris hoping to become a musketeer, one of the French king's elite bodyguards, only to discover that the corps has been disbanded by conniving Cardinal Richelieu, who secretly hopes to usurp the throne. Fortunately, Athos, Porthos and Aramis have refused to lay down their weapons and continue to protect their king. D'Artagnan joins with the rogues to expose Richelieu's plot against the crown.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersAnimals, Monkeys, Family, Friends, Losers
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Chase, Justice, Growing up
PlaceJungle, Africa, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Action, Touching, Serious

As a child living in Africa, Jill Young saw her mother killed while protecting wild gorillas from poachers led by Andrei Strasser. Now an adult, Jill cares for an orphaned gorilla named Joe -- who, due to a genetic anomaly, is 15 feet tall. When Gregg O'Hara arrives from California and sees the animal, he convinces Jill that Joe would be safest at his wildlife refuge. But Strasser follows them to the U.S., intent on capturing Joe for himself.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genreaction, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:08
CharactersTeens, Heroes, Police, FBI, Criminals
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Skirmishes, Fight, Money
PlaceDeserts, Mexico, USA
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

A troubled man runs away to Mexico and is recruited to join a paramilitary group of teens fighting the drug cartels. He proves himself to the group, but questions their motive.

Markimdb: 6
Genreadventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:23
CharactersTeens, Heroes, Family, Friends, Partners
PlotAdventure, Friendship
PlaceAfrica

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 race it against greyhounds, the two city kids, together with a young African goat herder they befriended, head off into the wild to rescue the cheetah.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, military
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:47
CharactersHeroes, Gypsies, Military, Soldier, Archaeologists
PlotWar, Adventure
PlaceVillage, Africa, Deserts
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Epic, Serious

Just after World War I, Major Foster is incorporating new recruits into his French Foreign Legion platoon when he is sent to his former remote outpost located in the French Morocco to protect an archaeological excavation from El Krim, a Rifian leader who intends to unite all local tribes to fight the colonial government…

Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
CharactersHeroes, Family, Pandas, Friends, Orphans
PlotSurvival, Time travel, Adventure, Travel, Adoption
PlaceJungle, Forest, China, Asia

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.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, military
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:30
CharactersHeroes, Military, Soldier
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Revenge, Rivalry
PlaceShips, Africa
TimeWorld War I
StyleSerious, For men, Disturbing

During World War One an English adventurer, an American elephant poacher and the latter's attractive young daughter, set out to destroy a German battle-cruiser which is awaiting repairs in an inlet just off Zanzibar. The story is based on a novel by Wilbur Smith, which in turn is very loosely based on events involving the light cruiser SMS Königsberg, which was sunk after taking refuge in Rufigi delta in 1915.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Spain, France, Canada, United Kingdom
Duration02:22
CharactersTeens, Robots, Heroes, Family, Scientists
PlotApocalypse, End of the world, Adventure, Teleportation, Fate
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Beautiful, Fascinating, Deep Meaning, Makes me think

Bound by a shared destiny, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor jaded by disillusionment embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory as "Tomorrowland."

Markimdb: 6
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryLuxembourg, United Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:38
CharactersFamily, Friends, Nuns, Orphans
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Mystery
PlaceItaly, Venice
StyleBy books, Touching

A tale about two young boys, Prosper and Bo, who flee to Venice after being orphaned and dumped in the care of a cruel auntie. Hiding in the canals and alleyways of the city, the boys are befriended by a gang of young urchins and their enigmatic leader, the Thief Lord. From their home base of an old cinema theater, the children steal from the rich to support themselves and soon capture the interest of a bumbling detective. However, a greater threat to the children is something from a forgotten past - a beautiful magical treasure with the power to spin time itself

Markimdb: 5.2
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersTeens, Parents
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Passion, Adoption
PlaceJungle, Islands, Ships, Ocean
StyleSerious

In this sequel to the 1980 classic, two children are stranded on a beautiful island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together and eventually become tanned teenagers in love.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:30
CharactersFriends, Orphans
PlotAdventure, Friendship, First love
PlaceSmall cities
Time19th century
StyleExciting, Light, Fascinating

The adventure unfolds as Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn - Tom's friend from the streets - witness a murder in the graveyard. Tom and Huck flee to Jackson Island and make a pact never to tell anyone about the incident. However, when the good-natured Muff Potter, who has been blamed for the murder is sentenced to death by hanging, Tom breaks his promise and returns to exonerate Muff Potter. In jun Joe, the actual murderer, makes a hasty exit from the courtroom during the trial. A short time later, Tom and Huck find references to a treasure and have to face In jun Joe again.





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