Movies like The Brothers Lionheart

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The Brothers Lionheart (1977)
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The Brothers Lionheart (1977)
Original name: Bröderna Lejonhjärta
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, Iceland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 9-year old Karl Lejon, 'Skorpan' is suffering from tuberculosis and knows that he will die soon. But his older brother Jonathan tries to comfort him by promising that they one day will meet in Nangijala, a magic country beyond the stars. Jonathan dies soon after in a house fire and Skorpan also passes away not long after. They meet in Nangijala, a country divided into the Cherry Blossom Valley and the Briar-Bush Valley. The people in the later are oppressed by the black knight Tengil and his dragon Katla. The two brothers, who now call themselves Jonathan and Karl Lion Heart, decide to help the freedom fighters against the oppression.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, epic, serious, stylized
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, afterlife, adventure, knight, supernatural, family, heroes, child illness, good versus evil, rebellion, heroic mission, rebelliousness, escapades, siblings relations, rivalry, reunion, brother, child hero, single parent, sibling relationship, dragon, medieval, death, legend, boy ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, middle ages
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe

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Most similar movies to The Brothers Lionheart

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, exciting and semi serious films with plots about family, youth, escapades, family relations, adventure, imaginary and heroes mostly in Family, Fantasy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Brothers Lionheart: Karlsson on the Roof (1974), Ronia: The Robber's Daughter (1984), Elina: As If I Wasn't There (2002), Mio in the Land of Faraway (1987), The Children of Noisy Village (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Karlsson on the Roof (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Svante is a young boy who lives with his family in a Stockholm apartment. One day he meets Karlsson, a chubby little man in the prime of his life, who can fly using a propeller on his back and who lives in his little house on the roof.
Style: stylized, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: youth, supernatural ability, family, imaginary, friends, neighborhood, prank, rooftop, flying man
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden
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Ronia: The Robber's Daughter (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Ronya lives happily in her father's castle until she comes across a new playmate, Birk, in the nearby dark forest. The two explore the wilderness, braving dangerous Witchbirds and Rump-Gnomes. But when their families find out Birk and Ronja ...
Style: captivating, exciting, semi serious, feel good, modern fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: friendship, forest, family, family relations, palaces castles and temples, mischievous children, adventure, imaginary, parents and children, castle, imaginary kingdom, danger ...
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
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100%
More About the Children of Noisy Village (1987)
Genre: Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Bullerbyn är en liten, liten by i Småland. Där ligger tre gårdar. I Mellangården bor Lisa med sina bröder Lasse och Bosse, i Norrgården bor systrarna Britta och Anna och i Sörgården bor Olle. Ja, och så Kerstin också, Olles lillasyster. ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, children, christmas, winter, youth, family, friends, social relations, family life, friendship, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 30s, 1930s, year 1929
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Elina: As If I Wasn't There (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In rural Sweden of the early 1950s, little Elina goes to school again after recovering from tuberculosis, the same illness that has killed her father a few years earlier. Elina's family belongs to Finnish-speaking Finns frowned upon by a ...
Style: captivating, touching, realistic, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: school, discrimination, finnish, escapades, siblings relations, missing person, parents and children, haunted by the past, apprentice, solace, family relations, family ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Mio in the Land of Faraway (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, Soviet Union, Norway
Duration: 99 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, light, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, friendship, knight, parallel world, danger, heroes, supernatural, kidnapping, heroic mission, rivalry ...
Place: eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Children of Noisy Village (1986)
Genre: Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 87 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Children of Noisy Village (Swedish: Alla vi barn i Bullerbyn) is a 1986 film directed by Lasse Hallström, based on books by Astrid Lindgren. The movie starred Anna Sahlin and premiered in December 6, 1986 ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, escapades, family, adventure, youth, mischievous children, friends, disorder, village, village life, children, lake ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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100%
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Tom Thumb (2001)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Poucet is a kid from a family of numerous children. The parents, too poor to feed them, decide to abandon them in the forest. Their, the brothers try to find their way out making fantastic encounters. This film is based on the French fairy tale ...
Style: fairy tale, serious, stylized, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: escape, forest, poverty, young heroes, heroes, life is a bitch, escapades, danger, youth, siblings relations, favoritism among siblings, little boy ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe
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100%
The Glass-blower's Children (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, Norway, Denmark
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Maria Gripe, this is the story of two children, Klas and Klara, growing up in the poor Swedish countryside of the mid-19th century. Their father Albert is a glass-blower, famous for his beautiful vases, but still unable to earn ...
Style: serious, offbeat, stylized
Audience: family outing
Plot: countryside, kidnapping, family relations, family, danger, rivalry, hostages, good versus evil, child in peril, royal family, couple relations, pregnancy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Tsatsiki, Mum and the Policeman (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Iceland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Little Tsatsiki, son of a single mother in Sweden, has never met his father, a Greek fisherman. Tsatsiki befriends a nice but straight-laced motorcycle policeman renting one of their rooms and decices he is the right guy for his mother, an amateur ...
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family relations, suburbs, coming of age, family, fall in love, love and romance, obsession, youth, single parent, parents and children, elementary school, boy ...
Time: 90s
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pippi Longstocking (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Pippi Longstocking, a super-strong redheaded little girl, moves into her father's cottage Villa Villekulla, and has adventures with her next-door neighbors Tommy and Annika in this compilation film of the classic Swedish TV series.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: monkey, horse, family, adventure, young heroes, youth, imaginary, mischievous children, escapades, small town life, small town, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Eskil & Trinidad (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Eskil moves from town to town with his father in Northern Sweden. He misses his mother and sucks at playing hockey, the main activity among the boys his age. Things changes when he meets Trinidad, a mysterious woman who lives outside society ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, friendship, village life, parents and children, family relations, friends, sport team, village, youth, self confidence, ice hockey
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Twitches Too (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Reunited witch twins Camryn and Alex adjust to their new life as supernatural beings while at the same time trying to maintain a normal existence in this sequel to the magical Disney Channel original movie Twitches. But they soon find themselves ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: witch, hereditary gift of witchcraft, good versus evil, adventure, wizards and magicians, reunion, starting over, rivalry, supernatural, escapades, youth, family life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Secret of Roan Inish (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 10-year-old Fiona is sent to live with her grandparents in a small fishing village in Donegal, Ireland. She soon learns the local legend that an ancestor of hers married a Selkie - a seal who can turn into a human. Years earlier, her baby brother ...
Style: touching, sentimental, scenic, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: island, ancient mystery, riddles and clues, legend, family, friendship, young heroes, adventure, danger, social relations, seal the animal, fishing boat ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1946
Place: ireland, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A nine-year-old boy gets a plastic Indian and a cupboard for his birthday and finds himself involved in adventure when the Indian comes to life and befriends him.
Style: touching, light, clever, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: toy comes to life, toys, friendship, adventure, family, escapades, supernatural ability, danger, parents and children, parallel world, coming of age, family relations ...
Time: 18th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A boy's life is turned upside down when he learns that he is the last of a group of immortal warriors who have dedicated their lives to fighting the forces of the dark.
Style: exciting, light, epic, intense, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural ability, save the world, heroes, time travel, chosen one, adventure, destiny, heroic mission, fight, rivalry, hopes ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dawn of the Dragonslayer (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dawn of the Dragonslayer tells the story of Will (Richard McWilliams), a shepherd's son whose land is ravaged by a dragon.
Style: exciting, stylized, light, epic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, heroes, adventure, escapades, rivalry, love and romance, imaginary, youth, supernatural, imaginary kingdom, vengeance, family relations ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Neverending Story II: The Next Chapter (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Once again, Bastian is transported to the world of Fantasia which he recently managed to save from destruction. However, the land is now being destroyed by an evil sorceress, Xayide, so he must join up with Atreyu and face the Emptiness once more.
Style: fairy tale, feel good, stylized, touching, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fantasy world, giant, good versus evil, book, friendship, empress, invisibility, sorceress, fear of heights, reading, imaginary kingdom, adventure ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Emil in Lonneberga (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Emil Svensson lives with his mother and father, little sister Ida, farmhand Alfred, and maid Lina on a picturesque farm in Småland. He is an unusually lively little boy, who just can't resist trying out every whim that enters into his ...
Plot: boy, parent child relationship, family, bad luck, farm hand, child protagonist, farm, maid, summer, blond boy, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Island of Lost Souls (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 14-year-old Lulu moves to a small provincial town with her mother and younger brother. One night, her brother is struck by a beam of white light - actually the spirit of Herman Hartmann from the 19th-century. To her despair, Lulu realizes that ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, gothic, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, danger, escapades, supernatural, heroes, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, strong female character, magic, wizards and magicians, family, mentally unstable ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Neverending Story III (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young boy must restore order when a group of bullies steal the magical book that acts as a portal between Earth and the imaginary world of Fantasia.
Style: feel good, offbeat, stylized, semi serious, cult film ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, good versus evil, book, fantasy world, family, adventure, imaginary kingdom, parallel world, heroes, escapades, imaginary, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tom's Midnight Garden (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Tom Long's brother Peter gets measles, Tom is sent to stay with his Uncle Alan and Aunt Gwen in a flat with no garden and an elderly and reclusive landlady, Mrs Bartholomew, living upstairs. Because he may be infectious he is not allowed ...
Style: exciting, stylized, touching, serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, invisibility, friendship, imaginary kingdom, youth, secret place, friends, family, imaginary, adventure, ghost, young heroes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Nutcracker in 3D (2010)
Genre: Action, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in 1920's Vienna, this is the tale of a little girl, whose godfather gives her a special doll one Christmas Eve.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, atmospheric, exciting, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, young heroes, adventure, godparent, heroes, escapades, rivalry, good versus evil, save the day, danger, disorder, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Four kids travel to the magical land of Narnia where they must battle an evil queen with the direction of the Lion, Aslan.
Style: serious, stylized, offbeat, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: parallel world, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, heroes, queen, young heroes, family, escapades, supernatural, heroic mission, bet, attic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Five Children and It (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Psammead is 'It', an ancient, irritable, ugly sand fairy, which five children find one day in a gravel pit. As a reward for finding him, It grants the children one wish a day, the results of which will last until sunset.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: wish fulfillment, adventure, heroes, young heroes, mischievous children, youth, disorder, fish out of water, rivalry, danger, supernatural, parents and children ...
Time: year 1917, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The NeverEnding Story (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: While hiding from bullies in his school's attic, a young boy discovers the extraordinary land of Fantasia, through a magical book called The Neverending Story. The book tells the tale of Atreyu, a young warrior who, with the help of a luck ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, touching, atmospheric, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, dragon, adventure, good versus evil, mythology, magic, evil force, escapades, giant, imagination, danger, book ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pippi Goes on Board (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This is the film version which is a compilation of the 1969 TV Series shown in 13 parts. It is therefore technically the "first" Pippi Långstrump film, although it wasn't released as a film until 1973. Pippi lives alone in ...
Style: feel good, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: children, escapades, heroes, superhuman powers, best friends, young heroes, mischievous children, youth, family, imaginary, investigation, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The White Pony (1999)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Kyrgyzstan, Ireland, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The search for a mystical pony in Ireland.
Style: feel good, humorous, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, mischievous children, youth, pirate, good versus evil, escapades, adventure, imaginary, adventurer, family, hopes, danger ...
Place: ireland, europe
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100%
The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One of puppet-maker Geppetto's creations comes magically to life. This puppet, Pinocchio, has one major desire and that is to become a real boy someday. In order to accomplish this goal he has to learn to act responsibly. This film shows you ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, fish out of water, friendship, escapades, mischievous children, imaginary, youth, young heroes, coming of age, rescue, danger ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Inkheart (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, UK, USA, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The adventures of a father and his young daughter, in their search for a long lost book that will help reunite a missing, close relative.
Style: touching, exciting, stylized, tense, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, horror for children, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, imaginary, fictional reality, book, wizards, parents and children, family, young heroes, family relations, disappearance, real world ...
Time: middle ages
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100%
The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, scary ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: fairy, fantasy world, magical creature, adventure, imaginary, siblings relations, family relations, imaginary kingdom, twins, magical, single parent, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa
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100%