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20 best movies like Will (2011)


List of the best movies like Will (2011): Hugo, The Wizard, A Warrior's Heart, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, Black Beauty, College Road Trip, Lost Christmas, Secretariat, The Incredible Journey, Swallows and Amazons.

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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: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersTeachers, Family, Brothers, Trainers, Hunters
PlotLove, Adventure, Hockey, Computer games, Mental disorders
PlaceUSSR, California
StyleExciting, To cry, Touching

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.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersFamily, Military, Tough guys, Warriors
PlotMartial Arts, Death, Depression, Funeral
StyleTo cry, Serious

Unable to cope with his military father's sudden death in combat, quick-tempered teen, Conor, starts getting into serious trouble. During an intense lacrosse camp, his father's old friend challenges Conor to get his life on track and become a man.

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: 6.6
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: 4.3
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Family, Lawyers
PlotAdventure, Travel, Chess
PlaceAircraft, School, Party, Hotels
StyleLight, To cry, Touching

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.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:28
CharactersDogs, Firefighters, Thieves, Family, Friends
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Snow, Lost memory
PlacePrison, England
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry, Touching, Serious

Urban fairytale set in Manchester. A series of tragic events that blight a young boy's life are reversed one Christmas Eve, giving him and those around him the happy ending that they were destined to have.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, family, biography, history, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersAnimals, Horses, Housewives
PlotOn real events, Sports, Competitions, Rivalry
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, To cry, Inspirational, Touching, Serious

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 navigate the male-dominated business, ultimately fostering the first Triple Crown winner in 25 years.

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: 6.2
Genredrama, adventure, family, military
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersParrots
PlotAdventure, Travel
PlaceIslands
TimeSummer
StyleTo cry, Cute, Touching, Serious

Four children dream of escaping the tedium of a summer holiday with their mother. When finally given permission to camp on their own on an island in the middle of a vast lake, they are overjoyed. But when they get there they discover they may not be alone… The battle for ownership of a lonely island teaches them the skills of survival, the value of friendship and the importance of holding your nerve.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, family, sport
CountryVenezuela
Duration01:37
CharactersTeens, Gangsters
PlotSoccer
StyleHeavy, Touching, Serious, For men

Two brothers fight to escape a violent and poor neighborhood in Caracas by playing soccer. Daniel wishes to play professionally while Julio supports the family with dirty money. The opportunity of a lifetime comes when a talent scout invites them to the Caracas Football Club. The boys' mother dies in a shootout forcing each brother to decide what it is more important to them:family, revenge, or achieving their dreams.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, musical, family
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:33
CharactersDogs, Thieves, Friends, Street children, Orphans
PlaceEngland, London
Time19th century
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Gloomy, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantasy, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersFamily, Hermits
PlotTravel, Investigation, Mystery, Baseball, Ghosts
PlaceSmall cities
StyleTo cry, Touching, Serious

Ray Kinsella is an Iowa farmer who hears a mysterious voice telling him to turn his cornfield into a baseball diamond. He does, but the voice's directions don't stop -- even after the spirits of deceased ballplayers turn up to play.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration01:46
CharactersTeens, Losers
PlotSoccer
PlaceEngland
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Fancy, Gloomy, Touching

Jimmy Grimble is a shy Manchester school boy. At school he is constantly being bullied by the other kids, and at home he has to face his mother's new boyfriend. However, through football, and some special boots, he manages to gain the confidence to succeed and leads his school football team towards the final of the local schools cup.

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: 6.6
Genredrama, musical, family
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:25
CharactersCinderella, Strong women, Family, Orphans
PlotDancing, Ballet
PlaceLondon
StyleTouching, Serious

An unusual explorer named Gum and his kindly niece adopt three orphans -- Pauline, Petrova and Posy -- and raise them as sisters in 1930s London. But the girls must fend for themselves when Gum doesn't return from one of his adventures. Together, they nurture their passions for acting, aviation and ballet in this charming TV adaptation of Noel Streatfield's novel.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Canada, South Africa, USA
Duration01:54
CharactersPsychiatrists
PlotLove, Adventure, Travel, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceEngland
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Vital signs, Touching

Hector is a quirky psychiatrist who has become increasingly tired of his humdrum life. As he tells his girlfriend, Clara, he feels like a fraud: he hasn’t really tasted life, and yet he’s offering advice to patients who are just not getting any happier. So Hector decides to break out of his deluded and routine driven life. Armed with buckets of courage and child-like curiosity, he embarks on a global quest in hopes of uncovering the elusive secret formula for true happiness. And so begins a larger than life adventure with riotously funny results.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, family, sport
CountryIndia
CharactersFamily, Friends
PlotRivalry
PlaceIndia
StyleTo cry, Touching

Hawaa Hawaai is a story of the triumph of the human spirit; friendship and enjoying the journey of making ones dream come true. Arjun moves to the big city along with his mother and little sister. Out there he discovers a hidden world of in-line skating through coach Lucky, who mentors kids to become skating champions. While Arjun starts nursing the dream to learn skating under Lucky, his four friends get together to make this dream come true for him. In this endearing story of hope and aspirations, will Arjun's dreams take flight?

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: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, South Africa, Rwanda
Duration01:28
CharactersLions, Friends
PlotSoccer, Adventure, Travel, Friendship
PlaceAfrica
StyleSoulful, Touching

The extraordinary story of three Rwandan children who attempt to realize the dream of their life: to attend the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup 2010 at Johannesburg.

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: 7.2
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: 7.9
Genredrama, family
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersFriends, Birds, Street children
PlotSoccer, Life, Friendship, Family life
PlaceSchool, England
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching, Depressive, Serious

A young, English working-class boy spends his free time caring for and training his pet falcon.

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: 7.4
Genredrama, adventure
CountrySpain, USA
Duration02:08
PlotTravel, Loneliness
PlaceFrance, Spain
StyleExciting, Soulful, Touching, Serious

When his son dies while hiking the famed Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route in the Pyrenees, Tom flies to France to claim the remains. Looking for insights into his estranged child’s life, he decides to complete the 500-mile mountain trek to Spain. Tom soon joins up with other travelers and realizes they’re all searching for something.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersMilitary, Friends, Soldier
PlotWar, Travel, Money, Friendship, Tornadoes
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching

The story revolves around three soldiers — Colee, T.K. and Cheaver — who return from the Iraq War after suffering injuries and learn that life has moved on without them. They end up on an unexpected road trip across the U.S.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, family, sport
CountryUSA
CharactersAlcoholics
PlotGambling, Boxing, Obsession, Rivalry
StyleTo cry, Serious

A broken-down alcoholic prizefighter struggles to keep custody of his adoring son.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
CharactersChildrens, Autistic, Orphans, Single mothers, Widows
PlotMystery, Funeral
PlaceNew York
StyleTo cry, Fancy, Touching, Serious

A year after his father's death, Oskar, a troubled young boy, discovers a mysterious key he believes was left for him by his father and embarks on a scavenger hunt to find the matching lock.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, adventure, family, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersFriends
PlotWar, Life, Friendship, Family life
PlaceVietnam, Asia
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching, Serious

The son of a Vietnam War Veteran must deal with neighborhood bullies as well as his dad's post-traumatic stress disorder while growing up in the deep south in the 1970's.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersFriends, Terminally ill
PlotFriendship, Baseball, Rivalry
PlaceNew York
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Soulful, Touching, Serious

The story of a New York pro baseball team and two of its players. Henry Wiggen is the star pitcher and Bruce Pearson is the normal, everyday catcher who is far from the star player on the team and friend to all of his teammates. During the off-season, Bruce learns that he is terminally ill, and Henry, his only true friend, is determined to be the one person there for him during his last season with the club. Throughout the course of the season, Henry and his teammates attempt to deal with Bruce's impending illness, all the while attempting to make his last year a memorable one.





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