Movies and TV shows like The Colour of Magic

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The Colour of Magic (2008)
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The Colour of Magic (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 137 min.
TV show
Story: As Rincewind involuntarily becomes a guide to the naive tourist Twoflower, they find themselves forced to flee the city of Ankh-Morpork to escape a terrible fire, and begin on a journey across the Disc. Unknown to them, their journey & fate is being decided by the Gods playing a board game the whole time.
Style: exciting, humorous, light, funny, enigmatic, parody, clever, unusual plot structure, epic, satirical ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, magic, heroes, heroic mission, wizards, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, tourist, alternate dimension, dragon, unlikely hero, escapades, rivalry, satire, university, witch, death, sword and sorcery, catastrophe, medieval, distopia, violence, torture, betrayal ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england

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Most similar movies to The Colour of Magic

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, visually appealing, exciting and humorous films and TV series with plots about fantasy world, danger, magic, adventure, escapades, good versus evil and dialogue mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Colour of Magic: Going Postal (2010), The 10th Kingdom (2000), Hogfather (2006), Jabberwocky (1977), Hawk the Slayer (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Going Postal (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
TV show
Story: Moist von Lipwig is a con-man with a particular talent-- he is utterly unremarkable. When his execution is stayed in Terry Pratchett's remarkable Discworld, he must work off his debt to society as the land's head Postman. Things are not ...
Style: humorous, light, colourful, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: imaginary kingdom, postman, steampunk, adaptation, letter, intrigue, disorder, execution, dishonesty, workplace, rivalry, love and romance ...
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The 10th Kingdom (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 417 min.
TV show
Story: Two centuries after Snow White and Cinderella had their adventures, the Nine Kingdoms ready themselves for the coronation of Prince Wendel, Snow White's grandson, to the throne of the Fourth Kingdom. But an evil once-queen has freed herself ...
Style: fairy tale, scenic, exciting, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: magical, adventure, good versus evil, fairy, friendship, magic, beautiful scenery, friends, journey, imaginary kingdom, supernatural, fantasy world ...
Place: usa, virginia, new york
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75%
 7.4
 10K
Hogfather (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 189 min.
Story: It's the night before Hogswatch, usually a time of joy on Discworld, but there are suspicious going-on and the criminal underworld is abuzz. The beloved Hogfather - the jolly bearer of glee and pork-related gifts for children everywhere - has ...
Style: dark fantasy, humorous, dark, semi serious, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: death, christmas, family, magic, fantasy world, holiday, heroic mission, adventure, disguise, escapades, boar, disappearance ...
Time: future, 19th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 15K
Jabberwocky (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A medieval tale with Pythonesque humour: After the death of his father the young Dennis Cooper goes to town where he has to pass several adventures. The town and the whole kingdom is threatened by a terrible monster called 'Jabberwocky'. ...
Style: humorous, light, stylized, talky, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, beast, adventure, sword and sorcery, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, goofy hero, heroes, good versus evil, irreverent, satire ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Hawk the Slayer (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hawk the Slayer, after seeing both his father and bride die at the hands of his malevolent brother, Voltan, sets out for revenge and the chance to live up to his title. Tooling himself up with the "mind-sword" and recruiting a motley band ...
Style: funny, humorous, feel good, unusual plot structure, parody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: sword and sorcery, medieval, magical sword, sword, magic, adventure, good versus evil, vengeance, barbarian, camp, pop culture, monster ...
Time: 80s, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 51K
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: fairy tale, humorous, dark fantasy, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, horror for children
Plot: witch, magic, adventure, hotel, good versus evil, supernatural, chocolate, halloween, mouse, young heroes, transformation, children ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A traveling theater company gives its audience much more than they were expecting.
Style: surreal, dark fantasy, stylized, enigmatic, absurd ...
Plot: imaginary kingdom, deal with the devil, mysterious character, imagination, magic, surrealism, transformation, destiny, adventure, immortality, eccentricity, creativity ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
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Stardust (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens, kids, chick flick ...
Plot: witch, magic, adventure, true love, love and romance, imaginary kingdom, magical, pirate, sword fight, chase, steampunk, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, future, 50s, victorian era, 1850s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 5.7
 6K
Earthsea (2004)
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Adventure
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A reckless youth is destined to become the greatest sorcerer that the mystical land of Earthsea has ever known...
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, epic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, prophecy, magic, dragon, medieval, island, adventure, imaginary kingdom, wizards, good versus evil, heroic mission, master apprentice relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, exciting, epic, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: fantasy world, witch, good versus evil, adventure, legends and myths, imaginary kingdom, magic, parallel world, magical, family, talking animals, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, future, 20th century, year 1940
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 77K
Good Omens (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 328 min.
TV show
Story: In 2019 the world is on the brink of an apocalypse as humanity prepares for a final judgment. But follies ensue — Aziraphale, a somewhat fussy angel, and Crowley, a demon aren’t enthusiastic about the end of the world, and can’t seem to find ...
Style: captivating, exciting, witty, atmospheric, apocalyptic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: angel, armageddon, demon, friendship between men, devil, prophecy, foe turned friend, heaven, supernatural, satan, heaven and hell, fallen angel ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, london, usa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.2
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Alice (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 184 min.
TV show
Story: Everything you know about Alice's adventures in Wonderland is about to be turned upside down in this modern-day miniseries event. Stars Kathy Bates, Caterina Scorsone, Matt Frewer, Harry Dean Stanton and Tim Curry.
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, exciting, bleak, enigmatic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, fish out of water, imaginary kingdom, escapades, curses spells and rituals, surrealism, transformation, chase, prejudice, insanity, betrayal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Erik the Viking (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, Sweden
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Erik the Viking gathers warriors from his village and sets out on a dangerous journey to Valhalla, to ask the gods to end the Age of Ragnorok and allow his people to see sunlight again. A Pythonesque satire of Viking life.
Style: funny, parody, humorous, fairy tale, visually appealing ...
Plot: viking, medieval, satire, sword and sorcery, good versus evil, adventure, chase, death, sexualized violence, life & death, treasure hunt, ancient ...
Time: 11th century, 10th century, 9th century, middle ages, 8th century
Place: norway, australia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 22K
Merlin (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 182 min.
TV show
Story: The legendary wizard tells his story of his war against Queen Mab of the Sidhe and his creation of Camelot.
Style: fairy tale, epic, exciting, atmospheric, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: king arthur, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, knight, wizards, adventure, witch, magic, dragon, mythology, sorcerer, betrayal ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 64K
Time Bandits (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Young history buff Kevin can scarcely believe it when six dwarfs emerge from his closet one night. Former employees of the Supreme Being, they've purloined a map charting all of the holes in the fabric of time and are using it to steal ...
Style: humorous, surreal, absurd, light, colourful ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: time travel, adventure, magic, treasure, childhood, alternate dimension, good versus evil, time, parallel universe, robin hood, map, time portal ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england, europe, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Last Dragonslayer (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In a fantasy world where magic is being superceded by technology, an orphaned teen discovers her destiny to become a dragonslayer.
Style: exciting, captivating, humorous, tense
Plot: dragon, orphan, magic, assistant, greed, knight, king, adventure, fantasy world, intrigue, ambition, couples ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 15K
The Odyssey (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, USA, Turkey, South Africa
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: This lavish small-screen adaptation of Homer's ancient epic--replete with exotic Maltese and Turkish locations, state-of-the-art special effects, and many bronzed muscles gleaming with sweat--chronicles the voyage home of a Trojan hero, ...
Style: breathtaking, epic, scenic, exciting, heroic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, adventure, ancient history, battles, cyclops, antiquity, destiny, betrayal, heroic mission, fight scenes, true love ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, entertaining, humorous, unusual plot structure, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, adventure, dragon, good versus evil, bullying, imaginary kingdom, youth, family, childhood, heroes, escapades, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The Egyptian Queen Cleopatra bets against the Roman Emperor, Julius Caesar, that her people are still great, even if the times of the Pharaohs has long passed. She vows (against all logic) to build a new palace for Caesar within three months. Since ...
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, light, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, ancient egypt, superhero, palace, magic, family, julius caesar, silly humor, french, chase, good versus evil, fantasy world ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, france, ancient greece ...
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27%
Voyage of the Unicorn (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 170 min.
TV show
Story: One day the Aislings find themselves magically transported to a ship called the Unicorn. Here, they discover that they've been chosen to fulfill an incredible quest! They undergo an incredible journey of discovery in strange lands with ...
Style: stylized, touching, inspirational, sentimental, epic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, adventurer, minotaur, supernatural, parallel world, good versus evil, escapades, supernatural ability, young heroes, destiny, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Merlin's Apprentice (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: The great sorcerer Merlin has returned to Camelot, a kingdom now vulnerable to ill fates and war since the theft of the Holy Grail, its greatest gift and protection. With the help of Jack, an irascible young beggar-thief imbued with his own unruly ...
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, humorous, exciting, epic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: magic, wizards and magicians, holy grail, camelot, arthurian legend, adventure, curses spells and rituals, apprentice, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.
Style: fairy tale, visually appealing, dark, epic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: surrealism, trippy, satire, twists and turns, adventure, dragon, siege, legends and myths, female nudity, death, sword and sorcery, destiny ...
Time: 18th century
Place: ancient greece, europe, vienna, constantinople, ottoman empire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: This time around Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, along with their pesky cousin Eustace Scrubb find themselves swallowed into a painting and on to a fantastic Narnian ship headed for the very edges of the world.
Style: visually appealing, captivating, entertaining, fairy tale, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, obsessive quest, parallel universe, wizards, fantasy world, witch, family, adventure, dragon, female warrior, alternate world, magic ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: stylized, humorous, sexy, sweet, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: time travel, adventure, magic, good versus evil, fantasy world, child protagonist, heroic mission, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, escapades, mischievous children, battles ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit enjoying his quiet life, is swept into an epic quest by Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves who seek to reclaim their mountain home from Smaug, the dragon.
Style: epic, breathtaking, captivating, scenic, dark fantasy ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: dragon, sword fight, fantasy world, adventure, ancient, wizards, creature, sword and sorcery, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, magical, elf ...
Time: future, 2010s, prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.1
 127K
Eragon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Hungary
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In his homeland of Alagaesia, a farm boy happens upon a dragon's egg -- a discovery that leads him on a predestined journey where he realized he's the one person who can defend his home against an evil king.
Style: fairy tale, exciting, serious, epic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, chosen one, adventure, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, supernatural ability, young heroes, legends and myths, fantasy world, good versus evil, destiny, medieval ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.9
 48K
Ladyhawke (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Captain Etienne Navarre is a man on whose shoulders lies a cruel curse. Punished for loving each other, Navarre must become a wolf by night whilst his lover, Lady Isabeau, takes the form of a hawk by day. Together, with the thief Philippe Gaston, ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, sentimental, touching, dark fantasy ...
Audience: kids, teens, chick flick, date night, family outing ...
Plot: magic, medieval, adventure, curse, good versus evil, knight, chase, sword and sorcery, bishop, romance, true love, transformation ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Dark Crystal (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
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: dark fantasy, fairy tale, visually appealing, light, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fantasy world, puppetry, good versus evil, adventure, magic, mission, crystal, sword and sorcery, medieval, race against time, alternate reality, beautiful scenery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 161 min.
Story: The Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo has gained the One Ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back from the Dragon, Smaug.
Style: epic, breathtaking, heroic, exciting, dark fantasy ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: dragon, fantasy world, sword and sorcery, good versus evil, sword fight, adventure, warrior, imaginary kingdom, magical, elf, wizards, adventurer ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Gamers: Dorkness Rising (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: All Lodge wants is for his gaming group to finish their adventure. Unfortunately, they're more interested in seducing barmaids, mooning their enemies, and setting random villagers on fire. Desperate to rein in his players, Lodge injects two ...
Style: parody, talky, stylized, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: adventure, lone hero, magic, gangsters, loneliness, small town, dark hero, friendship, parallel world, escapades, supernatural ability, heroes ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%