Top 10 awesome movies like Toby Tyler or Ten Weeks with a Circus that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Toby Tyler or Ten Weeks with a Circus and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Charles Barton, Kevin Corcoran and Henry Calvin . Here goes the list -

  1. The Yearling
  2. Sounder
  3. A Tiger Walks
  4. The Biscuit Eater
  5. Gentle Giant
  6. Thunderhead: Son of Flicka
  7. Summer of the Monkeys
  8. Run Wild, Run Free
  9. Storm Boy
  10. Follow Me, Boys!
  1. The Yearling

    The Yearling

    A boy persuades his parents to allow him to adopt a young deer, but what will happen if the deer misbehaves?

    This movie, created by Clarence Brown, Gregory Peck and Jane Wyman, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Family | Drama

    You can watch this on Youtube, Amazon Video, Vudu, Google Play Movies and Microsoft Store.

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  2. Sounder

    Sounder

    The oldest son of a loving and strong family of black sharecroppers comes of age in the Depression-era South after his father is imprisoned for stealing food.

    This movie, created by Martin Ritt, Cicely Tyson and Paul Winfield, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Family | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Video.

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  3. A Tiger Walks

    A Tiger Walks

    A tiger escapes from a circus truck as it passes by a small town, and hides itself in the surrounding woods. This throws the town into a panic and everyone wants the animal killed immediately, except for the daughter of the sheriff. She wants to capture the tiger and put it in a zoo, thereby saving the tiger's life. Her determination starts a nationwide campaign among children to raise the money to buy the tiger from the circus, but first, she, her father and an Indian tiger trainer must find the tiger before the National Guard do, who have orders to kill it on sight.

    This movie, created by Norman Tokar, Brian Keith and Vera Miles, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Family

  4. The Biscuit Eater

    The Biscuit Eater

    In this touching adventure, a remake of the popular 1940 film, two Georgia boys ignore their racial differences to team up and befriend a feral bird dog, whom they train to participate in a field trials.

    This movie, created by Vincent McEveety, Earl Holliman and Pat Crowley, scores 5.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Family

    You can watch this on Disney Plus.

  5. Gentle Giant

    Gentle Giant

    A young boy befriends an orphaned bear and raises him from a cub. This fine family feature was the basis for the "Gentle Ben" television series. Based on Walt Morey's novel "Gentle Ben."

    This movie, created by James Neilson, Dennis Weaver and Vera Miles, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Family

  6. Thunderhead: Son of Flicka

    Thunderhead: Son of Flicka

    A young boy tries to train Thunderhead, a beautiful white colt and the son of his beloved Flicka, to be a champion race horse.

    This movie, created by Louis King, Roddy McDowall and Preston Foster, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Family

  7. Summer of the Monkeys

    Summer of the Monkeys

    Summer Of The Monkeys (set in 1910 on the prairies of Canada) follows the story of a young boy, Jay, who dreams of getting enough money to buy his dream horse. One summer Jay finds four chimps on the prairie who have fallen off a circus cart. He later learns that there is a big reward for them. Enough to buy the horse... however, as time goes on he befriends the chimps... and it becomes apparent that Jay can't bear to part with them.

    This movie, created by Michael Anderson, Michael Ontkean and Leslie Hope, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Family

  8. Run Wild, Run Free

    Run Wild, Run Free

    Philip Ransome, a northern English boy about ten-years-old, has been mute since age three and spends his days roaming the moors alone. His parents despair of a cure. One day, he sees a singular wild albino pony with blue eyes and befriends it avidly. A kindly retired Colonel, who accepts Philip as he is, a girl his age, and a pet falcon she gives him provide him with more things to love and care about. Gradually, Philip emerges from his shell. But the way out is full of heartbreak and setbacks.

    This movie, created by Richard C. Sarafian, John Mills and Gordon Jackson, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Family

  9. Storm Boy

    Storm Boy

    Mike is a lonely Australian boy living in a coastal wilderness with his reclusive father. In search of friendship he encounters an Aboriginal native loner and the two form a bond in the care of orphaned pelicans.

    This movie, created by Henri Safran, Greg Rowe and Peter Cummins, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Family

    You can watch this on Tubi Tv.

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  10. Follow Me, Boys!

    Follow Me, Boys!

    Lem Siddons is part of a traveling band who has a dream of becoming a lawyer. Deciding to settle down, he finds a job as a stockboy in the general store of a small town. Trying to fit in, ...

    This movie, created by Norman Tokar, Fred MacMurray and Vera Miles, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Family | Drama

    You can watch this on Youtube, Microsoft Store, Apple Itunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video and Vudu.

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