Movies like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
 6.6
 465K
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.
Style: feel good, stylized, fairy tale, touching, colourful, surreal, exciting, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: childhood, fantasy world, social differences, children, family, candy, chocolate, contests and competitions, adventure, family relations, factory, mysterious character, parents and children, imagination, factory worker, cooking and food, society, magic, young heroes, birthday, overweight child, poverty, greed, parent child relationship, lifestyle ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york, japan, england, india, germany, asia, europe ...

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Most similar movies to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, entertaining, whimsical and feel good films with plots about family, catastrophe, childhood, mentor, children, dialogue and fantasy world mostly in Family, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Alice in Wonderland (2010), Nanny McPhee (2005), The Cat in the Hat (2003), The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008), Peter Pan (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eccentric candy man Willy Wonka prompts a worldwide frenzy when he announces that golden tickets hidden inside five of his delicious candy bars will admit their lucky holders into his top-secret confectionary. But does Wonka have an agenda hidden ...
Style: humorous, feel good, stylized, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: chocolate, mischievous children, teacher, cooking and food, factory, candy, contests and competitions, wish come true, tour guide, overweight child, childhood, rich and poor ...
Time: 70s
Place: germany, arizona, montana, europe, west germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Alice in Wonderland (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, surreal, colourful, visually appealing ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, escape from reality, adventure, magic, queen, talking animals, journey, imagination, good versus evil, magical, evil queen ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: london, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Three wealthy children's parents are killed in a fire. When they are sent to a distant relative, they find out that he is plotting to kill them and seize their fortune. This movie is extremely alarming, an expression which here means "a ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, adventure, death in the family, dishonesty, children, inheritance, child in peril, young heroes, siblings relations, loss of mother, escapades, rescue ...
Time: 1940s
Place: peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.6
 75K
Nanny McPhee (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Widower Cedric Brown hires Nanny McPhee to care for his seven rambunctious children, who have chased away all previous nannies. Taunted by Simon and his siblings, Nanny McPhee uses mystical powers to instill discipline. And when the children's ...
Style: fairy tale, touching, sweet, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: witch, mischievous children, nanny, curses spells and rituals, childhood, bully, family relations, magic, family, parents and children, family values, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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The Cat in the Hat (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Conrad and Sally Walden are home alone with their pet fish. It is raining outside, and there is nothing to do. Until The Cat in the Hat walks in the front door. He introduces them to their imagination, and at first it's all fun and games, until ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: talking cat, imaginary kingdom, goofy hero, family relations, adventure, friendship, disorder, getting home, fish out of water, rescue, mischievous children, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, captivating, scary ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, horror for children
Plot: fairy, magical creature, fantasy world, family relations, magical, adventure, siblings relations, estate, twins, family, imaginary kingdom, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.8
 72K
Peter Pan (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbuckling and the fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become the heroes of an even greater story, when Peter Pan flies into ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, captivating, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: fairy, fantasy world, first love, imaginary kingdom, childhood, adventure, pirate, young heroes, captain, magic, mermaid, boy ...
Time: 20th century
Place: london, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.8
 169K
Mary Poppins (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father.
Style: uplifting, fairy tale, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: nanny, mischievous children, magic, imagination, family, family values, parents and children, new job, family relations, family life, female protagonist, adventure ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: london, europe, england, britain, east end london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville. In Whoville, live the Whos, an almost mutated sort of Munchkin-like people. All the Whos love Christmas, yet just outside of their beloved Whoville lives the Grinch. The Grinch is a nasty ...
Style: fairy tale, stylized, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, santa claus, imaginary kingdom, village, redemption, male protagonist, holiday, thief, materialism, surrealism, rescue, family ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the sequel to Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland", Alice Kingsleigh returns to Underland and faces a new adventure in saving the Mad Hatter.
Style: dark fantasy, fairy tale, psychotronic, entertaining, surreal ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fantasy world, queen, time travel, talking dog, portal, imagination, parallel universe, wonderland, sister sister relationship, rabbit, good versus evil, time machine ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.9
 146K
Matilda (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An extraordinarily intelligent young girl from a cruel and uncaring family discovers she possesses telekinetic powers and is sent off to a school headed by a tyrannical principal.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, fairy tale, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: telekinesis, school, supernatural ability, child abuse, young heroes, eccentric family, mischievous children, teachers and students, little girl, parents and children, power relations, child prodigy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Denmark, Poland, Germany, Japan, France, UK, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Molly Mahoney is the awkward and insecure manager of Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium, the strangest, most fantastic, most wonderful toy store in the world. But when Mr. Magorium bequeaths the store to her, a dark and ominous change begins to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, motivational, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: objects come to life, magic, miraculous event, accountant, friendship, family, mysterious character, prodigy, toys, wizards and magicians, goofy hero, save the day ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Everyone always knew that Max had a wild imagination, but no one believed that his wildest creations -- a boy raised by watchful great white sharks and a girl with the force of a volcano -- were real. Now, these two pint-sized action masters will ...
Style: feel good, surreal, entertaining, absurd, enigmatic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy becomes reality, superhero, adventure, school, young heroes, escapades, imaginary friend, friendship, shark, heroes, child protagonist ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Nanny McPhee appears at the door of a harried young mother, Mrs. Isabel Green, who is trying to run the family farm while her husband is away at war. But once she’s arrived, Nanny McPhee discovers that the children are fighting a war of their own ...
Style: captivating, touching, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: nanny, countryside, family, mischievous children, farm, world war two, save the day, wartime life, family life, disorder, family relations, objects come to life ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Night at the Museum (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chaos reigns at the natural history museum when night watchman Larry Daley accidentally stirs up an ancient curse, awakening Attila the Hun, an army of gladiators, a Tyrannosaurus rex and other exhibits. Larry tries desperately to keep the museum ...
Style: funny, not serious, humorous, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: museum, security guard, magical, dinosaur, objects come to life, adventure, ancient, new job, curses spells and rituals, pharaoh, disorder, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, rome italy, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, gothic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: wish fulfillment, adventure, young heroes, heroes, mischievous children, youth, disorder, supernatural, rivalry, fish out of water, parents and children, misfit ...
Time: year 1917, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA, Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Max imagines running away from his mom and sailing to a far-off land where large talking beasts -- Ira, Carol, Douglas, the Bull, Judith and Alexander -- crown him as their king, play rumpus, build forts and discover secret hideaways.
Style: stylized, touching, emotional, captivating, talky ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, creature, mischievous children, loneliness, fantasy world, anger, magical, adventure, childhood, monster, journey, young heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 336K
Jumanji (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When siblings Judy and Peter discover an enchanted board game that opens the door to a magical world, they unwittingly invite Alan -- an adult who's been trapped inside the game for 26 years -- into their living room. Alan's only hope for ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids, horror for children
Plot: fantasy world, jungle, adventure, board game, mischievous children, parallel world, childhood, family, magic, getting home, disappearance, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, 20th century, 60s, 1860s ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 5.8
 22K
The Borrowers (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The four-inch-tall Clock family secretly share a house with the normal-sized Lender family, "borrowing" such items as thread, safety pins, batteries and scraps of food. However, their peaceful co-existence is disturbed when evil lawyer ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: little people, mischievous children, friendship, child's point of view, adventure, good versus evil, lawyer, disorder, eviction, rescue, real estate, greed ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Gnome-Mobile (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric millionaire and his grandchildren are embroiled in the plights of some forest gnomes who are searching for the rest of their tribe. While helping them, the millionaire is suspected of being crazy because he's seeing gnomes! ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: car chase, kidnapping, mental institution, family, adventure, chase, magic, good versus evil, disorder, family relations, friends, animal life ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 85K
The BFG (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, India, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The BFG is no ordinary bone-crunching giant. He is far too nice and jumbly. It's lucky for Sophie that he is. Had she been carried off in the middle of the night by the Bloodbottler, or any of the other giants—rather than the BFG—she would ...
Style: fairy tale, colourful, exciting, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: giant, little girl, imagination, magic, friendship, adventure, childhood, family, fantasy world, queen, justice, dream ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Instead of flying to Florida with his folks, Kevin ends up alone in New York, where he gets a hotel room with his dad's credit card—despite problems from a clerk and meddling bellboy. But when Kevin runs into his old nemeses, the Wet Bandits, ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, adventure, holiday, mischievous children, children, home alone, when the parents are away, family relations, young heroes, robbery, trap, homeless ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, florida, chicago illinois, miami, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 140K
Into the Woods (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In a woods filled with magic and fairy tale characters, a baker and his wife set out to end the curse put on them by their neighbor, a spiteful witch.
Style: fairy tale, stylized, melancholic, talky, lyrical ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, cinderella, forest, curse, lost in the woods, moral ambiguity, redemption, vengeance ...
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he ...
Style: exciting, fairy tale, touching, twists and turns, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: friendship, fantasy world, wizards and magicians, chosen one, magic, school, supernatural ability, magical, witch, good versus evil, wizards, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1992, year 1991, year 1981 ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inventor Flint Lockwood creates a machine that makes clouds rain food, enabling the down-and-out citizens of Chewandswallow to feed themselves. But when the falling food reaches gargantuan proportions, Flint must scramble to avert disaster. Can he ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, inventor, food, save the world, parents and children, weatherman, technology gone awry, mad scientist, family, goofy hero, social misfits, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2009
Place: new york, egypt, london, china, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.0
 133K
Stuart Little (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The adventures of a heroic and debonair stalwart mouse named Stuart Little with human qualities, who faces some comic misadventures while searching for his lost bird friend and living with a human family as their child.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens ...
Plot: mouse, adoption, cat, adventure, kids and family, kidnapping, anthropomorphic mouse, orphan, friendship, talking animals, mischievous children, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Sword in the Stone (1963)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Wart is a young boy who aspires to be a knight's squire. On a hunting trip he falls in on Merlin, a powerful but amnesiac wizard who has plans for him beyond mere squiredom. He starts by trying to give him an education, believing that once one ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, entertaining, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: disney, knight, excalibur, talking animals, prophecy, king arthur, adventure, destiny, ambition, heroes, apprentice, follow your dream ...
Time: middle ages, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Horton Hears a Who! (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: One day, Horton the elephant hears a cry from help coming from a speck of dust. Even though he can't see anyone on the speck, he decides to help it. As it turns out, the speck of dust is home to the Whos, who live in their city of Whoville. ...
Style: feel good, colourful, funny, light, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, toddlers
Plot: talking animals, adventure, rescue, determination, jungle, friends, fantasy world, family, friendship, elephant, teacher, save the day ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.1
 401K
Brave (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Brave is set in the mystical Scottish Highlands, where Mérida is the princess of a kingdom ruled by King Fergus and Queen Elinor. An unruly daughter and an accomplished archer, Mérida one day defies a sacred custom of the land and inadvertently ...
Style: fairy tale, light, humorous, touching, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: disney, princess, happy ending, witch, adventure, queen, family, kingdom, archery, courage, magical, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.0
 35K
Nim's Island (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates with a reclusive author of the novel she's reading.
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, scenic, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: island, young heroes, little girl, family relations, adventure, exotic island, sea lion, rescue, agoraphobia, cruise, poacher, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, indonesia, singapore, patagonia, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%