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: 1910s, 20th century, middle ages
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 feel good, humorous, semi serious and serious films with plots about family, family relations, escapades, youth, adventure, heroes and danger mostly in Family, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Brothers Lionheart: Pippi Longstocking (1969), Twitches Too (2007), Karlsson on the Roof (1974), Ronia: The Robber's Daughter (1984), Pippi Goes on Board (1969). 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: humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: monkey, horse, family, small town, youth, family relations, friends, disorder, escapades, siblings relations, adventure, superhuman powers ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, sweden
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95%
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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, exciting, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: witch, hereditary gift of witchcraft, good versus evil, adventure, wizards and magicians, reunion, youth, danger, supernatural, heroes, siblings relations, starting over ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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: touching, stylized, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: youth, friends, imaginary, supernatural ability, family, flying man, prank, rooftop, neighborhood
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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, feel good, semi serious, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, forest, family, family relations, palaces castles and temples, imaginary, parents and children, adventure, mischievous children, castle, danger, uninhibited rivalry ...
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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: feel good, sentimental, realistic, serious, humorous
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family relations, children, winter, christmas, village, friendship, social relations, friends, youth, family, village life, siblings relations ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, feel good, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: children, imaginary, heroes, family, mischievous children, young heroes, superhuman powers, adventure, youth, danger, heist, child in peril ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: touching, realistic, captivating, stylized, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: discrimination, school, finnish, missing person, siblings relations, escapades, family, parents and children, family relations, apprentice, solace, haunted by the past ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, captivating, entertaining, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, friendship, knight, supernatural, heroes, parallel world, danger, orphan, kidnapping, rivalry ...
Place: stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, friends, escapades, village life, adventure, family, mischievous children, youth, disorder, village, family relations, girl ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: heroes, adventure, young heroes, siblings relations, boarding school life, chase, orphan, good versus evil, family relations, heroic mission, escapades, family ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, poverty, forest, young heroes, heroes, youth, danger, escapades, life is a bitch, siblings relations, favoritism among siblings, little boy ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, exciting, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, island, family, heroic mission, getting home, young heroes, mischievous children, heroes, save the day, parents and children, race against time, best friends ...
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, offbeat
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: strong female lead, disorder, rescue, family life, family relations, best friends, friendship, heroes, escapades, mischievous children, family, adventure ...
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, elementary school, youth, family, fall in love, parents and children, love and romance, obsession, suburbs, single parent, coming of age, boy ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: offbeat, serious, stylized
Audience: family outing
Plot: kidnapping, family relations, countryside, child in peril, good versus evil, memory loss, pregnancy, escapades, couple relations, hostages, family, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Jacob Two Two Meets the Hooded Fang (1999)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jacob Two Two Meets The Hooded Fang is about a young boy who strives to be heard. He is nicknamed "Two-Two" for having to say things twice to be heard. One day, he decided to buy the groceries for his parents. There is a misunderstanding ...
Style: offbeat, stylized, semi serious, atmospheric, fairy tale ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: island, prison, store, heroes, adventure, escape, on the run, danger, single parent, losing-it hero, family, showbiz ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: betrayal, escapades, state affairs, heroes, hopes, teenage life, buddies, family life, youth, rivalry, good versus evil, family relations ...
Time: middle ages
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: island, riddles and clues, ancient mystery, legend, family, friendship, adventure, young heroes, social relations, danger, seal the animal, fishing boat ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: ireland, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, save the world, heroes, time travel, chosen one, adventure, destiny, heroic mission, fight, imaginary, hopes, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, semi serious, touching, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, fantasy world, imagination, adventure, heroic mission, young heroes, empress, self fulfillment, youth, escapades, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, fairy tale, clever, light, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: toy comes to life, toys, friendship, adventure, family, escapades, supernatural ability, parents and children, danger, parallel world, family relations, coming of age ...
Time: 18th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: serious, touching, realistic, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, friendship, family relations, parents and children, village life, youth, sport team, village, friends, ice hockey, self confidence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Back to the Secret Garden (2000)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A youngster living in a stately home discovers the magical garden Mary, Colin & Dickon stumbled across years before - but faces a battle with the housekeeper over whether to nurture it.
Style: atmospheric, feel good, sentimental, serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, friendship, imaginary kingdom, save the day, obsessive quest, young heroes, youth, destiny, escapades, estate, child's point of view, secret ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, serious, epic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dragon, heroes, adventure, rivalry, escapades, love and romance, imaginary, youth, supernatural, imaginary kingdom, vengeance, family relations ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Neverending Story II: The Next Chapter (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
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, serious, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fantasy world, giant, good versus evil, book, empress, invisibility, friendship, sorceress, reading, fear of heights, imaginary kingdom, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Fluke (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Workaholic Thomas Johnson dies in an auto accident and comes back to life as a dog. Remembering some of who he was, he returns to his wife and son to protect them from the man who caused his accident. But, as time goes by, he remembers more of his ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: reincarnation, human becomes animal, talking dog, family relations, family life, dog, dog movie, getting home, starting over, afterlife, friends, hopes ...
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating, scary ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: wizards and magicians, adventure, alien, young heroes, good versus evil, teenage life, save the world, heroes, supernatural, siblings relations, danger, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Heidi (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Swiss girl Adelheid 'Heidi' is orphaned young. Aunt Detie brings her to grandpa Alp and his wife, who live isolated in the Alps since his murder charge. Heidi soon takes to the wild country, especially accompanying young goatherd Peter. ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family relations, village, youth, escapades, family life, orphan, power relations, mischievous children, village life, family, isolation ...
Place: switzerland, alps, europe, swiss alps, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Knight in Camelot (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Yet another variation on Mark Twain's "A Connecticut Yankee At King Arthur's Court." Here, a computer malfunction causes a science researcher to be sent back in time with her laptop, which she uses to amaze the court.
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: time travel, heroic mission, good versus evil, legends and myths, imaginary, friendship, adventure, escapades, rivalry, fish out of water, disorder, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe, usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, scary ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, danger, supernatural, escapades, heroes, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, magic, strong female character, wizards and magicians, family, mentally unstable ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%