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Red Dog 2011
Based on the legendary true story of the Red Dog who united a disparate local community while roaming the Australian outback in search of his long lost master.
List of the best movies like Red Dog (2011): The Lady in the Van, The Wizard, Lady and the Tramp, The Incredible Journey, Savannah, Sing Street, Harry and Tonto, P.S. I Love You, Big Miracle, Dream Team.

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The Lady in the Van (2015)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:52

The true story of the relationship between Alan Bennett and the singular Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins who ‘temporarily’ parked her van in Bennett’s London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years.

The Wizard (1989)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

Corey refuses to let his emotionally disturbed younger brother Jimmy be institutionalized, and the two run away together. They soon join forces with a resourceful girl, who notices that Jimmy has a special talent: he is a "wizard" at video games and can achieve the high score on absolutely everything he plays. Evading their parents and a sinister bounty hunter, the trio head for a climactic showdown at the national video game championships in California.

Lady and the Tramp (2019)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA

The love story between a pampered Cocker Spaniel named Lady and a streetwise mongrel named Tramp. Lady finds herself out on the street after her owners have a baby and is saved from a pack by Tramp, who tries to show her to live her life footloose and collar-free.

The Incredible Journey (1963)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:20

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?

Savannah (2013)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genremelodrama, drama, family, history
CountryUSA

Savannah is the true story of Ward Allen, a romantic and bombastic character who rejects his plantation heritage for the freedom of life on a river. Ward navigates the change of early 20th century America on the wrong side of the law and society, his long-time friend, a freed slave named Christmas Moultrie, at his side. Master of Shakespeare, and the shotgun that provides Savannah's markets with fowl, Ward fights for his rights as a hunter. His charisma and eloquent rhetoric win the heart of a society woman who defies her father to marry him. An elderly Moultrie tells the story of life on the river with his friend to a little boy, who passes the legendary Ward Allen down to the next generation.

Sing Street (2016)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom
Duration02:36

A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.

Harry and Tonto (1974)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:55

Harry is a retired teacher in his 70s living in the Upper West Side of New York City where his late wife and he raised his children--where he's lived all his life. When the building he lives in is torn down to make way for a parking garage, Harry and his beloved cat Tonto begin a journey across the United States, visiting his children, seeing a world he never seemed to have the time to see before, making new friends, and saying goodbye to old friends.

P.S. I Love You (2007)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:06

A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages intended to help ease her pain and start a new life.

Big Miracle (2012)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:47

Based on an inspiring true story, a small-town news reporter (Krasinski) and a Greenpeace volunteer (Barrymore) enlist the help of rival superpowers to save three majestic gray whales trapped under the ice of the Arctic Circle. ‘Big Miracle’ is adapted from the nonfiction book ‘Freeing the Whales: How the Media Created the World’s Greatest Non-Event’ by Tom Rose.

Dream Team (2019)
Markimdb: 3.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure, family, sport
CountryRussia
Duration01:54

The amazing story of sports commentator Stepan Vershinin, which loses its prestigious place on television. In search of a new job, he becomes part of unusual competitions.

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Christmas Lodge (2011)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryCanada

Mary Tobin has wonderful memories of family gatherings at the Christmas Lodge. When she arrives for a weekend vacation, she quickly realizes that the lodge that she loves has fallen into serious disrepair. With a lack of funds and a looming deadline, she not only restores the Christmas lodge's charm but finds love along the way.

Shall We Dance? (2004)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

Upon first sight of a beautiful instructor, a bored and overworked estate lawyer signs up for ballroom dancing lessons.

Freeheld (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France
Duration02:39

New Jersey car mechanic Stacie Andree and her police detective girlfriend Laurel Hester both battle to secure Hester's pension benefits after she was diagnosed with a terminal illness.

The Leisure Seeker (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryItaly, France
Duration02:17

A runaway couple go on an unforgettable journey from Boston to Key West, recapturing their passion for life and their love for each other on a road trip that provides revelation and surprise right up to the very end.

Dogfight (1991)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

In the fall of 1963, Eddie Birdlace is an 18-year-old Marine Corps volunteer who is about to ship out with three of his buddies for a tour of duty in Vietnam. Planning a massive blowout for their last night in San Francisco, Eddie, his buddies, and a number of other Marines set up a contest they call a "dogfight."

In Search of Fellini (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure, biography
CountryUSA

Lucy, a small-town girl from Ohio, discovers the delightfully bizarre films of legendary filmmaker Federico Fellini and sets off on a journey across Italy to find him.

Curly Sue (1991)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

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.

College Road Trip (2008)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA

When an overachieving high school student decides to travel around the country to choose the perfect college, her overprotective cop father also decides to accompany her in order to keep her on the straight and narrow.

Finding Your Feet (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family, music
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:30

A lady has her prim and proper life turned upside down after discovering her husband's affair.

The Big Sick (2017)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:33

Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.

Cantinflas (2014)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryMexico

Mike Todd is a Broadway producer struggling to produce the film. Around the World in 80 Days. In Mexico, Mario Moreno, a young entertainer is struggling to get some respect, and he manages to become a star. A twist of faith makes them partners. Together they won the Oscar for Best Picture.

Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure (2011)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, family, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

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.

Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3 - Viva La Fiesta! (2012)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Mexico

When Papi & co move into a luxurious hotel, his youngest pup Rosa feels neglected and he must show her how special she is.

Bad Genius (2017)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, comedy, drama
CountryThailand
Duration01:02

Welcome to an exam-cheating business run by Lynn, a straight-A student who gets the idea for her business after helping Grace and Pat. Grace is a prominent school activist who can’t get the grades she needs. Pat is a filthy-rich boy who believes money can buy anything. Lynn’s business skyrockets and the money starts to flood in as scores of students offer her cold hard cash in exchange for exam answers.

Tom and Huck (1995)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

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.

The Postman (1994)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryItaly, France, Belgium

Simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet; he uses this to woo local beauty Beatrice.

Marley & Me: The Puppy Years (2011)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:26

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!

A Faithful Man (2018)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:28

Marianne leaves Abel for Paul, his best friend and the father of her unborn child. Eight years later, Paul dies and Marianne returns to Abel. However, things have changed for the both of them and feelings of jealousy surround their new relationship.

My Girl 2 (1994)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

Vada Sultenfuss has a holiday coming up, and an assignment: to do and essay on someone she admires and has never met. She decides she wants to do an assignment on her mother, but quickly realises she knows very little about her. She manages to get her father to agree to let her go to LA to stay with her Uncle Phil and do some research on her mother.

Dolphin Tale 2 (2014)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, family
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:47

The team of people who saved Winter's life reassemble in the wake of her surrogate mother's passing in order to find her a companion so she can remain at the Clearwater Marine Hospital.




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