Movies like Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

If you like "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" you are looking for humorous, sentimental and feel good movies about / with kidnapping, toys, inventor, flying car, family, adventure and youth themes of Adventure, Family and Fantasy genre shot in UK or USA.
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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
 6.9
 40K
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: An eccentric professor invents wacky machinery, but can't seem to make ends meet. When he invents a revolutionary car, a foreign government becomes interested in it, and resorts to skulduggery to get their hands on it.
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, exciting, semi serious, 70mm film, whimsical, fairy tale, sweet, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, toys, inventor, flying car, family, adventure, youth, heroes, miraculous event, ruler, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, imaginary, mischievous children, escapades, disorder, nothing goes right, rivalry, rescue, odd couple, young heroes, show tunes, super vehicle, oldtimer, single father ...
Time: 1910s
Place: england, europe, london

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Most similar movies to Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, feel good and light films with plots about family, adventure, escapades, imaginary, youth, disorder and young heroes mostly in Family, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: Mary Poppins (1964), Paddington (2014), The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996), The Gnome-Mobile (1967), Peter Pan (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 154K
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, family, imagination, family values, parents and children, new job, family relations, female protagonist, adventure, dance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, East Germany, West Germany, Belgium, UK
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, exciting, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, teacher, chocolate, candy, factory, contests and competitions, wish come true, tour guide, inheritance, rich and poor, grandfather grandson relationship, overweight child ...
Place: arizona, montana, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 95K
Paddington (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a deadly earthquake destroys his home in Peruvian rainforest, a young bear makes his way to England in search of a new home. The bear, dubbed "Paddington" for the london train station, finds shelter with the family of Henry and Mary ...
Style: sweet, touching, humorous, colourful, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: family, adventure, goofy hero, bear, kids and family, fish out of water, anthropomorphic animal, children, jungle, escape, imaginary, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, peru, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After her father's ship is carried off by a sudden storm, the spunky Pippi Longstocking is stranded with her horse, Alfonso,and her pet monkey, Mr. Neilson, and takes up residence in the old family home, which is thought by neighborhood ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, light, talky ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: adventure, little girl, family relations, family, friendship, imaginary, rescue, young heroes, superhuman powers, siblings relations, disorder, mischievous children ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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 ⇓
56%
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, child in peril, show tunes, animal life, disorder ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
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, colourful, fairy tale, surreal, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: children, imaginary, fantasy world, candy, social differences, chocolate, family, contests and competitions, adventure, childhood, family relations, society ...
Place: germany, england, denver colorado, bavaria, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Elmo loves his fuzzy, blue blanket, and would never let anything happen to it. However, a tug-of-war with his friend Zoe sends his blanket to a faraway land, and Elmo in hot pursuit. Facing life without his cherished blanket, Elmo musters all of his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: puppet, rescue, family, puppets, adventure, friendship, disorder, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, fish out of water, escapades, imaginary ...
Place: sesame street
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 7.3
 518
Peter Pan (2000)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Broadway musical adaptation of the fabled children's story.
Style: semi serious, captivating, exciting, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: pirate, adventurer, young heroes, heroes, good versus evil, adventure, adolescence vs adulthood, imaginary kingdom, rivalry, imaginary, escapades, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
 229K
Hook (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The boy who wasn't supposed to grow up—Peter Pan—did just that, becoming a soulless corporate lawyer whose workaholism could cost him his wife and kids. But a trip to see Granny Wendy in London, where the vengeful Capt. Hook kidnaps ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, exciting, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: fairy, adventure, duel, childhood, kidnapping, pirate, good versus evil, rescue, self discovery, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, england, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 ⇓
46%
 7.4
 121K
Labyrinth (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Frustrated with babysitting on yet another weekend night, Sarah - a teenager with an active imagination - summons the Goblins from her favourite book, "Labyrinth", to take the baby stepbrother away. When little Toby actually disappears, ...
Style: gothic, fairy tale, offbeat, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: fantasy world, rescue, good versus evil, adventure, beast, hopes, danger, heroes, puppet, surrealism, friendship, rock ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Isle Of Man
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mr. Conductor's supply of magic gold dust, which allows him to travel between Shining Time and Thomas's island, is critically low. Unfortunately, he doesn't know how to get more. Meanwhile, Thomas is fending off attacks by the nasty ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, whimsical, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: train, imaginary kingdom, friendship, family, adventure, rivalry, danger, escapades, rescue, good versus evil, youth, young heroes ...
Time: 2000s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Mr. Toad's Wild Ride (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jailed for his reckless driving, rambunctious Mr. Toad has to escape from prison when his beloved Toad Hall comes under threat from the wily weasels, who plan to build a dog food factory on the very meadow sold to them by Toad himself. This ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: mole, family, adventure, friendship, misfit, disorder, courtroom, animal life, friends, show tunes, factory, fish out of water ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Muppets' Wizard of Oz (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Muppets' Wizard of Oz follows a young woman named Dorothy Gale who dreams of becoming a singer but is unable to pursue her dreams. After being swept up by a tornado with her pet prawn Toto, Dorothy embarks on a journey to meet the Wizard of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, puppet, friendship, adventure, young heroes, wizard of oz, danger, rescue, escapades, scarecrow, puppets ...
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 948
Pufnstuf (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jimmy (Jack Wild) ventures to Living Island with his magical, talking flute, Freddy. Once there, he befriends many of the island's inhabitants, but the evil Witchiepoo (Billie Hayes) is determined to steal Freddy the flute away from the boy to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: puppet, magic, witch, family, youth, show tunes, puppets, disorder, friends, imaginary kingdom, danger, young heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ⇓
42%
Babes in Toyland (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: All roads lead to magical, merry Toyland as Mary Contrary and Tom Piper prepare for their wedding! But villainous Barnaby wants Mary for himself, so he kidnaps Tom, setting off a series of comic chases, searches, and double-crosses! The "March ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: toys, village, wedding, toy, toy soldier, family, adventure, romance, daring rescue, mischievous children, danger, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Return from Witch Mountain (1978)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this sequal to "Escape From Witch Mountain," Tia and Tony leave their safe refuge on witch mountain for a trip to Los Angeles. Tony is kidnapped by the evil Dr. Gannon and his spinster partner Letha and brainwashed into helping Gannon ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, psychotronic, sweet ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: mad scientist, kidnapping, gang, supernatural, family, nuclear holocaust, adventure, disorder, mountain, supernatural ability, space and aliens, good versus evil ...
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ⇓
40%
 6.8
 36K
The Witches (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young boy named Luke and his grandmother go on vacation only to discover their hotel is hosting an international witch convention, where the Grand High Witch is unveiling her master plan to turn all children into mice. Will Luke fall victim to the ...
Style: humorous, fairy tale, atmospheric, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, horror for children
Plot: witch, hotel, adventure, mouse, good versus evil, young heroes, chocolate, magic, coven, supernatural, heroic mission, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 292
Bennie Stout (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Fisherman’s son Benjamin - Bennie - Stout is a boy with a heart of gold who always gets himself into trouble. His St. Nicholas wish list includes a pedal car, just like the one the sneaky mayor’s son Roderick has. These are the depression years ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family life, adventure, mischievous children, youth, escapades, family relations, small town, disorder, small town life, show tunes, santa claus, family ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Babes in Toyland (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 140 min.
Story: 11-year-old Lisa has no time for toys; she's too busy taking care of her siblings and cooking for her mother. During the Christmas Eve blizzard, Lisa travels to Toyland in Wizard of Oz-like fashion and arrives just in time for a wedding. Young ...
Style: stylized, humorous, feel good, offbeat, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, danger, kidnapping, heroes, toy, holiday, christmas, toys, good versus evil, family life, imaginary kingdom, contests and competitions ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 5.4
 14K
The Wiz (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A Thanksgiving dinner brings a host of family together in a Harlem apartment, where a 24-year-old schoolteacher named Dorothy Gale (Diana Ross) lives with her Aunt Em (Theresa Merritt) and Uncle Henry (Stanley Greene). Extremely introverted, she ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: thanksgiving, wizards, melancholy, family, escapades, follow your dream, good versus evil, master villain, hopes, getting home, imaginary, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 ⇓
38%
 6.3
 11K
Santa Claus (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The first half of this film, set hundreds of years ago, shows how the old man who eventually became Santa Claus was given immortality and chosen to deliver toys to all the children of the world. The second half moves into the modern era, in which ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting, touching ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, santa claus, family, adventure, holiday, mad scientist, danger, escapades, rescue, disorder, heroes, village ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Sleeping Beauty (1987)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Feature-length, live-action musical version of the classic fairy tale by Charles Perrault.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, stylized, feel good, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids, date night
Plot: magic, fairy, curse, princess, queen, king, sleeping, imaginary kingdom, royal family, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, intrigue ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Lilly the Witch The Dragon and the Magic Book (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Italy, Austria
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Lilly was a normal girl with a healthy sense of adventure. That is, until she finds a magical book, complete with a funny little dragon, "Hector". With the help of her new friend and the book, Lilly has the ability to time-travel and truly ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: witch, imaginary, adventure, teaching the ways of the world, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, save the day, family, heroic mission, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Secret of Moonacre (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hungary, UK, France, Australia, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When 13 year old Maria Merryweather's father dies, leaving her orphaned and homeless, she is forced to leave her luxurious London life to go and live with Sir Benjamin, an eccentric uncle she didn't know she had, at the mysterious Moonacre ...
Style: feel good, captivating, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, young heroes, family relations, curses spells and rituals, adventure, orphan, imaginary, teenage life, in the woods, escapades, estate, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 65K
Peter Pan (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Australia, USA, New Zealand
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: captivating, feel good, exciting, fairy tale, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: fantasy world, fairy, adventure, imaginary, pirate, children, childhood, magic, mermaid, island, first love, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%