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: Adventure, 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: afterlife, adventure, knight, supernatural, family, heroes, family relations, good versus evil, rebellion, heroic mission, rebelliousness, escapades, siblings relations, rivalry, reunion, child illness, brother, single parent, child hero, sibling relationship, dragon, death, legend, boy, fire ...
Time: middle ages, 1910s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe

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Most similar movies to The Brothers Lionheart

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, semi serious, stylized and feel good films with plots about escapades, adventure, heroes, family, danger, imaginary and rivalry mostly in Adventure, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Brothers Lionheart: Pippi Longstocking (1969), Ronia: The Robber's Daughter (1984), Pippi Goes on Board (1969), Mio in the Land of Faraway (1987), Twitches Too (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, mischievous children, escapades, family relations, friends, friendship, small town life, superhuman powers, young heroes, adventure, family ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: feel good, semi serious, captivating, exciting, fairy tale
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, rivalry, castle, forest, family, in the woods, danger, youth, family relations, friends, palaces castles and temples, young heroes ...
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: exciting, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: children, best friends, young heroes, heroes, imaginary, adventure, escapades, family, mischievous children, superhuman powers, ship, youth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: light, entertaining, captivating, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, friendship, knight, danger, heroes, imaginary kingdom, supernatural, parallel world, orphan, rivalry, kidnapping ...
Place: stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: witch, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, hereditary gift of witchcraft, superhuman powers, adventure, family, rivalry, supernatural, reunion, youth, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, sentimental, epic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, heroes, adventure, supernatural, escapades, rivalry, imaginary, love and romance, imaginary kingdom, youth, vengeance, family relations ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Pippi in the South Seas (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Pippi in the South Seas (original title is Pippi Långstrump på de sju haven) is a 1970 film, based on the eponymous children's books by Astrid Lindgren with the cast of the 1969 TV series. Pippi, with friends Tommy and Annika, adventures on ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: island, pirate, treasure hunt, getting home, heroic mission, family, save the day, kidnapping, rivalry, pets, partners, rescue ...
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Legend of Galgameth (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Romania, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The kingdom of Donnegold is being subverted from within, and young prince Davin must defend against the traitors with the help of a legendary, metal-eating dragon called Galgameth.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: love and romance, imaginary kingdom, teenage life, imaginary, escapades, family, heroic mission, rivalry, royal family, family life, buddies, friends ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Pippi on the Run (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fed up with their strict parents, Tommy and Annika run away from home, with their friend Pippi Longstocking to look after them in their long trek.
Style: feel good, touching, offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: danger, friendship, youth, best friends, family life, disorder, rescue, on the run, family, escapades, heroes, adventure ...
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Wolves of Willoughby Chase (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bonnie and cousin Sylvia, two very young children, are left at home in Willoughby Hall while their parents travel overseas. Only the servants and the prowling wolves are their companions. News arrives that Lord and Lady Willoughby are missing and an ...
Style: serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: chase, countryside, boarding school, family relations, good versus evil, youth, danger, orphan, rescue, heroes, adventure, family ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, imaginary, supernatural ability, youth, friends, neighborhood, rooftop, prank, flying man
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Hexer (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Poland
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The TV series and the film were loosely based on Andrzej Sapkowski's book series The Witcher (Wiedźmin).
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, offbeat
Plot: legends and myths, adventure, supernatural, supernatural ability, heroes, good versus evil, danger, sword and sorcery, battles, magic, imaginary, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, time travel, chosen one, adventure, destiny, save the world, heroic mission, fight, imaginary, rivalry, hopes ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Tales from the Neverending Story (2001)
Genre: Drama, Family, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 375 min.
Story: Twelve-year-old Bastian Balthazar Bux had lost the wonderful imagination he had as a child somewhere between growing older, watching TV, going to school and playing with his Gameboy. But when his mother dies suddenly, Bastian's limitless ...
Style: stylized, exciting, semi serious, serious, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: good versus evil, dragon, fantasy world, imagination, real world, adventure, family, imaginary kingdom, siblings relations, self fulfillment, empress, misfit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Ivanhoe (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: This is a remake of Walter Scott's Ivanhoe. Ivanhoe, a worthy and noble knight, the champion of justice returns to England after the holy wars. He find England under the reign of Prince John and his henchmen and finds himself being involved in ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, stylized, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: knight, rescue, heroes, heroic mission, good versus evil, adventure, escapades, romance, rivalry, danger, jousting, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Neverending Story II: The Next Chapter (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, UK
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: stylized, offbeat, feel good, touching, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fantasy world, good versus evil, book, empress, invisibility, friendship, reading, sorceress, giant, adventure, family, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Merlin and the War of the Dragons (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 5th Century Britian, a young Merlin struggles for his place in his known land under the tutelage of The Mage, a local wizard whom sees the young man's potential for magic, as well as face off against his evil former friend, Vendiger, whom ...
Style: epic, semi serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dragon, king, magic, adventure, imaginary, danger, rivalry, heroes, escapades, wizards and magicians, battles, supernatural ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Shapeshifter (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Romania
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Alex Brown inherits the awesome task of saving his ex-secret agent parents and protecting the planet from evil powers bent on controlling the world's plutonium supply. To do this Alex uses his new found magical shapeshifting power.
Style: serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: superhuman powers, young heroes, adventure, save the day, family, teenage life, escapades, rescue, kidnapping, good versus evil, youth, danger ...
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: children, winter, christmas, siblings relations, family life, village, family, village life, youth, social relations, friends, family relations ...
Time: 30s
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Russo family and friends are headed to Tuscany, Italy, to meet their long lost relatives... but when Alex tries to prove she's more than a seemingly carefree young Wizard, she inadvertently conjures a spell that creates a Good Alex and an ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, stylized, captivating
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: wizards and magicians, good versus evil, supernatural ability, save the world, young heroes, escapades, youth, family relations, siblings relations, save the day, curses spells and rituals, family reunited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Kids of the Round Table (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in modern times, Alex finds King Arthur's sword Excalibur and must prove himself worthy of it.
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, time travel, sword, family, adventure, wizards and magicians, palaces castles and temples, friends, heroic mission, escapades, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Neverending Story III (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
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: offbeat, feel good, stylized, semi serious, awful ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: magic, good versus evil, book, fantasy world, family, adventure, empress, small town, parallel world, siblings relations, escapades, young heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Dark Crystal (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal and restore order to his world, before the grotesque race of Skeksis find and use the crystal for evil.
Style: exciting, serious, light, stylized, epic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fantasy world, puppetry, good versus evil, dark fantasy, race against time, adventure, mission, crystal, escapades, imaginary, heroic mission, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Under the Mountain (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teenage twins battle dark forces hidden beneath Auckland's volcanoes.
Style: feel good, suspenseful, scary, exciting, serious
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, alien, alien race, volcano, supernatural, adventure, supernatural ability, teenage life, rivalry, family relations, destiny, emotionless ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: wish fulfillment, adventure, mischievous children, young heroes, heroes, youth, disorder, supernatural, danger, rivalry, parents and children, fish out of water ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Veritas, Prince of Truth (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Kern has to fight an evil menace that could destroy the earth when Veritas, his favorite comic book hero, comes to life and seeks his help.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, exciting, stylized
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: heroic mission, imaginary, injustice, rivalry, self discovery, danger, heroes, legends and myths, dealing with death, battles, friends, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Halloweentown II: Kalabar's Revenge (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The Cromwell clan live in the real world, except for their grandmother who lives in Halloweentown, a place where monsters go to escape reality. But now the son of the Cromwells' old enemy Kalabar has a plan to use the grandmother's book to ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: halloween, witch, magic, warlock, hereditary gift of witchcraft, heroes, adventure, real world, imaginary, friends, wizards and magicians, religions or cults ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: stylized, captivating, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: discrimination, school, finnish, missing person, haunted by the past, parents and children, family, siblings relations, solace, escapades, family relations, society ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Polar Bear King (1991)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Norway, Sweden, Germany, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After his father is killed, Prince Valemon ascends the throne, only to be turned into a polar bear by a bitter witch who wants to be his queen.
Style: exciting, feel good, touching, semi serious, fairy tale
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: supernatural, curse, polar bear, witchcraft, king, state affairs, imaginary kingdom, love affair, escapades, hopes, curses spells and rituals, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: feel good, touching, atmospheric, light, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, dragon, adventure, good versus evil, magic, escapades, evil force, imagination, oracle, book, mythology, giant ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%