Movies like Magicians 1982

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Magicians (1982)
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Magicians (1982)
Original name: Чародеи
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 147 min.
Story: In a small Russian town, there is a Research Institute for magic. One of the witches, Alyona Sanina, is going to marry a guy named Ivan Puhov (not a magician). A jealous Apollon Sataneev tells her boss Kira Shemahandskaya that Sanina is going to marry not Ivan Puhov, but Ivan Kivrin, whom Shemahandskaya is going to marry herself. Enraged, Shemahandskaya, who is a powerful witch, orders Sanina to forget about her Ivan and marry Sataneev instead. And this will be final unless Alyona kisses Puhov before midnight on New Year. Alyona's friends call Puhov to the rescue.
Style: fairy tale, sentimental, captivating, entertaining, suspense
Audience: family outing
Plot: magic, love, singing, new year, intrigue, spell, witch, conspiracy, science, wizards, institute, christmas, male female relationship

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Most similar movies to Magicians

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, humorous, entertaining and sentimental films with plots about love, fall in love, romance, magic, singing, love and romance and family relations mostly in Comedy, Romance and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Magicians: An Ordinary Miracle (1979), Formula of Love (1984), Truffaldino from Bergamo (1977), Princess Raccoon (2005), After the Rain, on Thursday (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
An Ordinary Miracle (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A wizard invents characters who all come to life and start to arrive at his house: a King, his servants, a princes, a bear trapped in a man's body - the usual lot. The Plot mainly rotates around the bear, who the wizard had turned into a man. ...
Style: humorous, stylized, entertaining, touching, surprise ending
Plot: spell, love, magic, bear, werewolf, princess, hunter, evil man, irony, palace intrigue, satire, kiss ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Formula of Love (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young aristocrat, Aleksei Fedyashev, is languishing in his family's country estate, spending his days reading poetry and confessing his love... to a statue. Upon hearing that famous Count Cagliostro is touring Russia and has created quite a ...
Style: biting, talky, realistic, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: fish out of water, cons and scams, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, escapades, dishonesty, love and romance, adventurer, romance, wizards and magicians, on the run, countryside ...
Time: 18th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Truffaldino from Bergamo (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A funny musical comedy based on the famous theater play "Servant of Two Masters" by Carlo Goldoni.
Style: sincere, captivating, feel good, entertaining
Audience: family outing
Plot: servant, love, dual identity, gender disguise, singing, heroes, couples, uncover truth, family relations, dancing, farce, faked death ...
Time: 18th century
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Princess Raccoon (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Amechiyo (the banished prince) falls in love with Tanukihime (a princess of raccoon dog disguised as human). This is an operetta which includes comedy, singing and dancing, and a love story.
Style: fairy tale, captivating, humorous, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: raccoon, fall in love, forbidden love, escapades, in the woods, royal family, curses spells and rituals, love, assassin, romance, rescue, couples ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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After the Rain, on Thursday (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A palace steward conspires with bandits to kidnap an infant czar's son and an orphan adopted by the czar, replacing the prince with the steward's son. Two decades later the true prince and his foster brother are slaves in a quarry, the ...
Style: fairy tale, light, captivating, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: magic, good versus evil, adventure, prison, parents and children, friendship, teenager, greed, heroes, costume, dancer, singing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Transistor Love Story (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Phaen is a suburban young man with a great love for music. He never misses a chance to show off his voice at temple fairs in his village. It is at one of the fairs that he meets and falls in love with Sadao. On their wedding day, Phaen gives Sadao a ...
Style: touching, captivating, sincere, light, social realism ...
Plot: singing competition, singer, love, employer employee relationship, marriage, singing, village, military service, military, co worker co worker relationship, bigger dreams, singing contest ...
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Monday Begins on Saturday (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Set in a fictional town in northern Russia, where highly classified research in magic occurs, the novel is a satire of Soviet scientific research institutes, complete with an inept administration, a dishonest, show-horse professor, and numerous ...
Plot: sofa, witch, scientific research, science, magic, talking animals, programmer
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Frosty (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A fairy tale about a conceited young man and a young woman with a tyrannical step-mother, who must overcome magical trials in order to be together.
Style: fairy tale, feel good, atmospheric, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: winter, magic, family relations, family, parent child relationship, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, selfishness, soviet, mother daughter relationship, jealousy, wizards and magicians, show tunes ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Oh How It Hurts 66 (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A fantasy story based on Kornei Chukovsky classics about a brave doctor Aybolit and his adventures on the land and on the sea.
Style: fairy tale, entertaining, captivating, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: doctor, bandit, veterinarian, surrealism, friendship, hopes, parents and children, dishonesty, adventure, chase
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Practical Magic (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Sally and Gillian Owens, born into a magical family, have mostly avoided witchcraft themselves. But when Gillian's vicious boyfriend, Jimmy Angelov, dies unexpectedly, the Owens sisters give themselves a crash course in hard magic. With ...
Style: feel good, sincere, offbeat, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, witch, magic, small town, supernatural ability, witches, love, supernatural, wizards and magicians, spell, curse, hereditary gift of witchcraft ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Superintelligence (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When an all-powerful Superintelligence chooses to study the most average person on Earth, Carol Peters, the fate of the world hangs in the balance. As the A.I. decides to enslave, save or destroy humanity, it’s up to Carol to prove that people are ...
Style: breathtaking, intellectual, suspense, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Plot: parallel world, artificial intelligence, life, danger, adventure, humanity in peril, science, end of the world, rescue, heroic mission, imaginary, humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Ella Enchanted (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ella lives in a magical world in which each child, at the moment of their birth, is given a virtuous "gift" from a fairy godmother. Ella's so-called gift, however, is obedience. This birthright proves itself to be quite the curse once ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, sentimental, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: fairy, cinderella story, magic, true love, wizards and magicians, fall in love, prince, imaginary kingdom, adventure, imaginary, love and romance, elf ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Little Mermaid (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young reporter and his niece discover a beautiful and enchanting creature they believe to be the real little mermaid.
Style: fairy tale, sweet, colourful, emotional, gothic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mermaid, magic, fall in love, falling in love, singing, circus, circus performer, evil sorcerer, witch, kidnapping, warning, escape ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Laughing Dolls (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Meliton Beltadze only son Reziko opera singer, has neither the talent nor the desire, but for the sake of the mother's grandmother and studied at the Conservatoire. Reziko first test of the household could not steal a father and son reveals. ...
Plot: doll, show, mother in law, housewife, singing, drinking, singer, toy, grandmother, toast, composer, boy meets girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Let It Snow (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a huge blizzard (that doesn't show signs of stopping) hits, Gracetown is completely snowed in. But even though it's cold outside, things are heating up inside, proving that Christmas is magical when it comes to love.
Style: captivating, entertaining, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas spirit, christmas, romance, snow, lgbt, society, destiny, love, winter, lesbian interest, pig, blizzard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Night Before Christmas (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Funny story about how on Christmas Eve in the Ukrainian village of beguiled the devil and how mighty Vakula managed to overcome evil spirits, and to take his bride to the king's slippers. A screen adaptation of Nikolai Gogol "The Night ...
Style: romantic, sincere, touching, sentimental
Plot: winter, village, witch, blacksmith, night, love, demon, proposal, couple relations, pride and honor, wooing, pride ...
Time: 18th century
Place: ukraine, russia, saint petersburg, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Very Potter Musical (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 166 min.
Story: In April 2009, a group of University of Michigan students (Team StarKid) performed what was renamed "A Very Potter Musical", a two act musical parody that featured major elements from all seven Harry Potter books and an original score.
Style: melancholic, clever, funny, weird, lyrical ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: wizards, friendship, magic, obsession, fantasy world, adaptation, music, creativity, love, unlikely friendships, vengeance, catastrophe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.0
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The Santa Con (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Small-time con man Nick DeMarco is ordered by his parole officer to take a minimum-wage job as a department store Santa during the holidays...and he hates it. Near the end of his first shift, he hastily promises a young boy, Billy, that Santa will ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, parents and children, family, moral dilemma, family relations, wish come true, introspection, store, santa claus, love, friendship, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Five years after meeting her three fathers, Sophie Sheridan prepares to open her mother’s hotel. In 1979, young Donna Sheridan meets the men who each could be Sophie’s biological father.
Style: feel good, sincere, scenic, sentimental, captivating
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, singing, female friendship, friendship, boyfriend, sailboat, dancing, greek island, holiday, reunion, pregnant woman, dating ...
Time: year 1979, contemporary, 70s
Place: greece, mediterranean sea, stockholm sweden, paris france, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Snowed-Inn Christmas (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jenna Hudson (Bethany Joy Lenz) and Kevin Jenner (Andrew Walker) are polar opposites working for the same online publication in New York City. With both having nowhere they want to be for Christmas, they volunteer for a special writing assignment. ...
Style: sweet, entertaining, disturbing, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, love, reporter, small town, opposites attract, love affair, fall in love, male female relationship, help, friendship, lifestyle, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: indiana, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Love by Request (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two people: Igor, an ex-athlete aimlessly living and chasing rubles to get drunk and Vera, an ugly duck librarian, try to find their luck by planning to fall in love with each other based on "psychological conditioning".
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, humorous, romantic
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, family outing
Plot: loneliness, love, drunkenness, stubbornness, happy ending, fall in love, chance meeting, perseverance, dating show, society, drink, drinking ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Christmas Princess (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A struggling chef living in a trendy New York borough, Jessica took over a small restaurant where she used to work as a waitress, but it’s growing tough to make ends meet. Prince Jack, who’s in the city for his family’s annual Christmas ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, disturbing, sweet
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, male female relationship, restaurant owner, love affair, financial problem, romance, love and romance, love, opposites attract, fall in love, friendship, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Christmas Wedding Planner (2017)
Genre: Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Wedding Planner, Kelsey Wilson, is about to have her big break: planning her beloved cousin's lavish and exclusive wedding. Everything is going smoothly until Connor McClane, a devilishly handsome private investigator, shows up and turns ...
Style: funny, romantic, captivating, entertaining, twists and turns
Audience: family outing
Plot: wedding, secret, sister sister relationship, love, deception, justice, betrayal, couple relations, fall in love, romance, family relations, conspiracy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Play (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In 1993, Max was 13 when he was offered his first camera. For 25 years he will not stop filming. The bunch of friends, the loves, the successes, the failures. From the 90s to the 2010s, it is the portrait of a whole generation that is emerging ...
Plot: wedding party, practical joke, friendship, party, group of friends, love, christmas, new year, found footage, pizza, christmas present, ice cream ...
Time: year 2013, 90s, year 1993, year 1998, year 1999 ...
Place: barcelona spain, paris france, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Boggart (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the ordinary and bustling city of Moscow there is an unusual House, overgrown with hundreds of secrets and mysteries. In this house there is a strange apartment, in which not a single tenant has stayed for a long time. And only when an ...
Style: enigmatic, captivating, disturbing, fairy tale, atmospheric
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: supernatural being, house, family, magic, single mother, black magic, standoff, showdown, cat, anthropomorphism, tied feet, tape over mouth
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Nutty Professor (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jerry Lewis directed, co-wrote and starred in this riotously funny movie that set a new standard for screen comedy and inspired the hit remake. Lewis plays a timid, nearsighted chemistry teacher who discovers a magical potion that can transform him ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, absurd, cult film ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: chemistry, farce, university, laboratory, college, fall in love, satire, hung over, professor, teacher, student, potion ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 13K
The Dilemma (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Kishanlal marries the beautiful Lachchi, but the day after the wedding, he leaves on business for five years. When Kishanlal reappears only a few days later, Lachchi is delighted, but this new Kishanlal is in fact a spirit who has taken the form of ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, captivating, folk tale
Plot: impossible love, magic, ghost, fall in love, mystery, hidden identity, couples, supernatural ability, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, husband wife relationship, pregnancy ...
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.3
 1K
The Heat (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Four good folks from schools got reunion in a summer café on the bank of River Moskva, and they had an unthinkable trouble to deal with check, though one of them is so rich. One by one, a friend left the table to find solution and everyone of them ...
Style: light, captivating, sentimental, humorous
Plot: group of friends, summer, youth, summertime, multiple storylines, love, party, romance, chase, fistfight, heat wave
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
 7K
Up for Love (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Diane is a well-known lawyer, divorced for three years. She loses her mobile telephone and receives a call from the person who finds it. That person is Alexandre, a charming man and the perfect gentleman. They make a connection over the phone and ...
Style: inspirational, witty, romantic, funny, uplifting ...
Audience: date night, family outing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Grease Live! (2016)
Genre: Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: After enjoying a holiday romance, high school students Danny and Sandy are unexpectedly reunited when she transfers to Rydell High, where she must contend with cynical Rizzo and the Pink Ladies.
Style: feel good, captivating, semi serious, sentimental, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dancing, romance, high school life, friends, teenage love, coming of age, youth, singing, opposites attract, live broadcast, dance contest, teen romance ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1959
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%