Similar movies

20 best movies like Annie (2014)


List of the best movies like Annie (2014): August Rush, Annie, The Little Princess, Martian Child, The Cheetah Girls: One World, Fame, The Human Comedy, High School Musical 3: Senior Year, The Country Bears, Hugo.

Tags: movies similar to Annie (2014) - full list

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA, South Korea
Duration01:49
CharactersMusicians, Child Prodigies, Orphans, Singers
PlotDancing, Travel, Music, Chase, Adoption
PlaceNew York
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Touching, Sad ones

A drama with fairy tale elements, where an orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, musical, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersFamily, Friends, Orphans
PlotFriendship, Adoption, Holidays
PlaceNew York
StyleTouching

Things seem pretty bad for a young girl living a "hard-knock life" in an orphanage. Fed up with the dastardly Miss Hannigan, Annie escapes the run-down orphanage determined to find her mom and dad. It's an adventure that takes her from the cold, mean streets of New York to the warm, comforting arms of bighearted billionaire Oliver Warbucks - with plenty of mischief and music in between.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama, musical, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersFamily, Orphans
PlaceSchool, England, Boarding school
Time19th century
StyleExciting, To cry, By books, Touching, Serious

The classic Shirley Temple film in which a little girl goes in search of her father who is reported missing by the military during the Second Boer War.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersDogs, Aliens, Family, Writers, Photographers
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Depression, Baseball, Adoption
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleLight, To cry, Cute, Touching

A recently-widowed science fiction writer considers whether to adopt a hyper-imaginative 6-year-old abandoned and socially-rejected boy who says he's really from Mars.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genrecomedy, drama, musical, family, music
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersCinderella, Family, Friends
PlotMusic, Life, Friendship, Family life, Rivalry
PlaceCollege, India, Asia
StyleTouching

Chanel, Dorinda, and Aqua, are off to India to star in a Bollywood movie. But when there they discover that they will have to compete against each other to get the role in the movie. Will the Cheetah's break up again?

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersTeens, Teachers
PlotDancing, Music
PlaceNew York
StyleTo cry

An updated version of the 1980 musical, which centered on the students of the New York Academy of Performing Arts.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersOrphans
PlotBirthday, Family life
PlaceTrains, USA, Small cities
TimeWorld War II
StyleTo cry, Touching, Serious

Teenager Homer Macauley stays at home in small-town Ithaca to support his family while his older brother Marcus prepares to go to war.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, family, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotDancing, Basketball, Music, Friendship
TimeGraduation
StyleTo cry

It's almost graduation day for high school seniors Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay, Chad, Ryan and Taylor ― and the thought of heading off in separate directions after leaving East High has these Wildcats thinking they need to do something they'll remember forever. Together with the rest of the Wildcats, they stage a spring musical reflecting their hopes and fears about the future and their unforgettable experiences growing up together. But with graduation approaching and college plans in question, what will become of the dreams, romances, and friendships of East High's senior Wildcats?

Markimdb: 4.2
Genrecomedy, musical, family, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersPirates, Bears, Heroes, Family, Friends
PlotMusic, Friendship, Jealousy, Adoption
PlaceUSA

For Beary Barrington, The Country Bears' young #1 fan, fitting in with his all-too-human family is proving im-paws-ible. When he runs away to find Country Bear Hall and his heroes, he discovers the venue that made them famous is near foreclosure. Beary hightails it over the river and through the woods to get the Bears in the Band back together for an all-out reunion concert to save Country Bear Hall.

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: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:14
CharactersFamily, Friends, Losers, Orphans
PlotAdventure, Friendship
PlaceSmall cities
StyleTo cry, By books, Touching

A young girl comes to an embittered town and confronts its attitude with her determination to see the best in life.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersFamily
PlotSoccer, Fulfillment of desires
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleLight, To cry, Soulful, Touching

A childless couple bury a box in their backyard, containing all of their wishes for an infant. Soon, a child is born, though Timothy Green is not all that he appears.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, western, music
CountryUSA
CharactersAngels, Cowboys, Musicians, Friends, Artists
PlotMusic, Radio
PlaceUSA
StyleTo cry, Smart, Fancy, Touching

A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of others hold court

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersChildrens, Family, Lawyers, Friends, Orphans
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Fate, Missing people, Shopping
PlaceChernobyl, School
StyleAction, To cry, Cute, Touching

Bill Dancer and his young companion Curly Sue are the classic homeless folks with hearts of gold. Their scams are aimed not at turning a profit, but at getting enough to eat. When they scam the rich and beautiful Grey Ellison into believing she backed her Mercedes into Bill, they're only hoping for a free meal. But Grey is touched, and over the objections of her snotty fiancé.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, musical, family, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:01
CharactersTeens, Heroes, Family, Friends, Orphans
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Uprising
PlaceNew York
Time19th century
StyleTo cry

A week in the life of the exploited, child newspaper sellers in turn-of-the-century New York. When their publisher, Joseph Pulitzer, tries to squeeze a little more profit out of their labours, they organize a strike, only to be confronted with the Pulitzer's hard-ball tactics.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryFrance, Greece
Duration01:28
CharactersTeens, Animals, Family, Friends
PlotLife, Friendship, Family life, Adoption
PlaceSea, Village, Islands, Greece
StyleTo cry, By books, Touching

After his wife died a man refuses to go out and doesn't want to talk to his only son. Life has no meaning for him. One day his son finds a baby pelican and decides to leave the bird at home. Pelican helps the boy find his father again and revive him back to life ...

Markimdb: 4.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, family, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersDogs, Losers
PlotRivalry
PlaceNew York
StyleTo cry

After a talent scout spots her performing with her dog Boi at a charity gala, Sharpay Evans sets off for the bright lights of NYC, convinced instant fame and fortune are in the bag. But theatre's a dog-eat-dog world. Fortunately, Sharpay also meets Peyton, a handsome student filmmaker who finds Sharpay nearly as fascinating as she finds herself.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:30
CharactersFamily, Friends
PlotAdventure, Adoption
PlaceEngland, Hospitals
StyleTo cry, Touching

Some years after their son is killed, a married couple decide to adopt a child. One day a 7-year-old boy, Eli, unexpectedly arrives on their doorstep and things take a strange turn.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersFamily, Friends, Losers, Wizards, Orphans
PlotFriendship, Funeral
StyleTo cry, Touching

Recently orphaned, a young boy is taken in by his godmother who is shocked to realize that she can see the boy's imaginary friend: a flamboyant, French magician named Bogus.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryIndia
CharactersDogs, Family, Friends
PlotDancing, Cars, Friendship, Uprising
PlaceSchool, India, Asia
StyleLight, To cry, Fascinating

A gang of innocent but feisty kids who lead carefree lives in Chandan Nagar colony, take on the big bad world of politics when one of their friend's life is endangered.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, musical, family, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Family, Friends, Partners
PlotSoccer, Friendship, Music group
StyleLight

The story follows five disparate high school students - Olivia, Mo, Charlie, Stella, and Wen who meet in detention. They realize they are destined to rock, and ultimately form a band that becomes a champion for students sidelined by the high school elite.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersGangsters, Artists, Friends, Womanizers
PlotLove, Dancing, Boxing, Fight, Money
PlaceUSA, New York
TimeWorld War II
StyleRomantic, To cry, Touching

Three World War II buddies promise to meet at a specified place and time 10 years after the war. They keep their word only to discover how far apart they've grown. But the reunion sparks memories of youthful dreams that haven't been fulfilled -- and slowly, the three men reevaluate their lives and try to find a way to renew their friendship.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersTeachers, Disabled people, Friends, Partners, Parents
PlotFriendship, Fate, Justice, Parenting
PlaceSchool, Small cities
StyleLight, To cry, Cute, Inspirational, Touching

Simon Birch and Joe Wenteworth are boys who have a reputation for being oddballs. Joe never knew his father, and his mother, Rebecca, is keeping her lips sealed no matter how much he protests. Simon, meanwhile, is an 11-year-old dwarf whose outsize personality belies his small stature. Indeed, he often assails the local reverend with thorny theological questions and joins Joe on his quest to find his biological father.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersHeroes, Family, Friends, Losers, Partners
PlotAdventure, Travel, Friendship, Growing up
Time19th century
StyleTo cry, Touching

Climb aboard for an extraordinary version of Mark Twain's sweeping adventure when Walt Disney presents The Adventures of Huck Finn, starring Elijah Wood (The Lord of the Rings). Directed by Stephen Sommers (The Mummy, The Mummy Returns), it's the unforgettable saga of a mischievous youngster and a runaway slave

Markimdb: 3.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:26
CharactersDogs, Teens, Family, Friends, Puppies
PlotAdoption, Rivalry
StyleExciting, To cry

Fall into puppy love with “the world’s worst dog”, who now has a frisky voice and an attitude to match. Join Marley for his mischievous puppy years, as he and his summer pal, Bodie Grogan, wreak havoc on a neighborhood dog contest. Marley outwits Dobermans, Shepherds and Collies, while stealing hearts in his own unique and lovable way. Get your paws on MARLEY & ME: THE PUPPY YEARS and fetch big laughs for the whole family!

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersRobots, Aliens, Heroes, Family, Friends
PlotUFO, Friendship
PlaceNew York
StyleLight, To cry, Cute, Touching

In a soon to be demolished block of apartments, the residents resist the criminal methods used to force them to leave so a greedy tycoon can build his new skyscraper. When tiny mechanical aliens land for a recharge, they decide to stay and help out.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, France, Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom
Duration01:40
CharactersDogs, Animals, Knights, Family, Friends
PlotLove, Adventure, The escape, Friendship, Moving
PlaceEngland, Castle, Scotland
StyleTouching

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.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, musical
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersFriends, Orphans, Artists
PlotMusic
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleRomantic, To cry, Touching

Penny Morris and Tommy Williams are both starstruck young teens but nobody seems to give them any chance to perform. Instead they decide to put up their own show to collect money for a summer camp for the kids.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, family
CountryUSA
CharactersFriends, Losers
PlotFriendship, Family life
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleTo cry, Soulful, By books, Touching, Serious

Welcome to Fuller Junction, Wisconsin, a friendly small town settled by Norwegian farmers. Here we see the exploits of two young cousins, Selma and Arnold, who learn about their world and experience the ups and downs of life as the season pass.

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.





MoviesList