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14 best movies like Capt. Grant's Family (1936)

List of the best movies like Capt. Grant's Family (1936): The One and Only Ivan, The Adventures of Travka, The Adventures of Buratino, Mio in the Land of Faraway, The Hijacking of 'Savoy', Telegram, A Captain at Fifteen, TKKG, Alice Through the Looking Glass, Lassie Come Home.

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Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, comedy, adventure, family, family, cartoon
CharactersMonkeys, Artists, Good people
PlotOn real events, Friendship

Ivan is a 400-pound silverback gorilla who shares a communal habitat in a suburban shopping mall with Stella the elephant, Bob the dog, and various other animals. He has few memories of the jungle where he was captured, but when a baby elephant named Ruby arrives, it touches something deep within him. Ruby is recently separated from her family in the wild, which causes him to question his life, where he comes from and where he ultimately wants to be.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreadventure, family
CountrySoviet Union

A story of a little boy nicknamed Travka who got lost for a whole day.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantasy, musical, adventure, family
CountrySoviet Union
StyleFor children

A wooden boy Buratino tries to find his place in life. He befriends toys from a toy theater owned by evil Karabas-Barabas, gets tricked by Alice the Fox and Basilio the Cat and finally discovers the mystery of a golden key given to him by kind Tortila the Tortoise.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountrySweden, Soviet Union, Norway
CharactersKings, Pirates, Knights, Heroes, Family
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Supernatural, Missing people, Rivalry
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleFor children, Exciting, Light, Fascinating

They're two best friends, a million miles from home. On an incredible adventure, beyond the boundaries of space and time. A fantasy about a lonely boy who is transferred from his dull life with his adoptive parents to the land where his real father is the king.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genreadventure, family
CountrySoviet Union, Poland, Bulgaria

Polish schoolboy Janek, and Russian girl Tanya are traveling by a plane which ended up in the hands of a gang of drug dealers headed by ex Nazi criminal Henrich Scharf.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genreadventure, family
CountrySoviet Union

Six-graders Tosha and Kostya are trying to deliver the pre-WWII telegram they accidentally find.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genreadventure, family
CountrySoviet Union
StyleNumbers in the title

A classic movie based on a famous "Dick Sand, A Captain at Fifteen" novel by Jules Verne.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, crime
PlaceBoarding school
StyleTwisted plot, Light

When Willi's father is abducted and is only released for a valuable statue from his art collection, Tim is the only one who believes Willi that the police are on the wrong track. Together with the smart policeman's daughter Gaby and the highly intelligent outsider Karl, they start to investigate on their own. Against all odds the four discover a conspiracy. In the course of their first big detective adventure they grow together into a committed community, and so Tim, Klöschen, Karl and Gaby become the band TKKG.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersDogs, Dragons, Rabbits, Sisters, Talking dogs
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Travel, Chess, Time machine
PlaceSea, Ships, Fantastic worlds, Parallel worlds, Castle
StyleBeautiful landscapes

In the sequel to Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland", Alice Kingsleigh returns to Underland and faces a new adventure in saving the Mad Hatter.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genredrama, adventure, family
CharactersDogs, Family
PlotAdventure, Travel, Friendship

Remake of 1943 movie based on Eric Knight's book, "Lassie Come Home"

Markimdb: 6.2
Genreadventure, family
CharactersFamily, Friends
PlotAdventure, Life, Friendship, Family life, Rivalry
PlaceVillage, France
TimeWorld War II
StyleTo cry, By books

Occupied France; Lebrac leads a play war between two rival kid gangs, but a girl he likes, who's Jewish, is in danger of being discovered by local Nazi sympathisers. Lebrac and the village must now respond to the reality of what's happening.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genreadventure, family, documentary
CountryCanada, Papua New Guinea, Madagascar, Hong Kong, Brazil, Australia, Japan, Mexico, USA, South Africa

Revolution is a new movie from internationally-acclaimed filmmaker Rob Stewart. A follow-up to his award-winning documentary Sharkwater, this continues his remarkable journey of discovery to find out that what he thought was a shark problem is actually a people problem. As Stewart's battle to save sharks escalates, he uncovers grave dangers threatening not just sharks, but humanity. In an effort to uncover the truth and find the secret to saving our own species, Stewart embarks on a life-threatening adventure through 15 countries, over four years in the making. In the past four years the backdrop of ocean issues has changed completely. Saving sharks will be a pointless endeavor if we are losing everything else in the ocean, not just sharks. Burning fossil fuels is releasing carbon dioxide into the atmosphere; changing the oceans, changing atmospheric chemistry and altering our climate.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family, detective
CountryEstonia, Finland
CharactersHeroes, Family
PlotAdventure, Rivalry

"Secret Society of Souptown" is an adventurous family movie that takes place in Souptown, a district in the summery city of Tartu. Four children - Mari, Sadu, Olav and Anton form a secret society to play hide-and seek games invented by Mari's grandfather, a professor at the university. When the city is attacked by a mysterious poison which turns adults into children our gang embarks on a quest for the antidote. Their path is paved with challenges bigger than any other they have seen so far. It is an adventure you cannot even imagine... Will the children find the antidote in time to save their loved ones.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, family
CharactersStrong women, Taxi drivers, Astronauts, Squirrel

11-year-old Rocca, a clever, creative and brave girl who lives all by herself in defiance of her teachers and the authorities has to fight to keep her independence and prove to everyone that a child also has the power to change the world.