Movies and TV shows like Dinotopia 2002

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Dinotopia (2002)
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Dinotopia (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Frank Scott, a wealthy American, crashes his plane into the Caribbean. His two teenaged sons, Karl and David, survive, only to find themselves castaways on Dinotopia. Karl and David are constantly at odds, even as they struggle to adjust to life in their strange new world where talking dinosaurs live side by side in an uneasy alliance with humans.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, survival, escapades, siblings relations, utopia, air disaster, lost world, family, island, misfit, heroes, gang, talking animals, criminal, supernatural power, marooned, love interest, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, animal life, pluto, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, lost civilization, teenager ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, semi serious, humorous and captivating films and TV series with plots about escapades, adventure, danger, heroes, family, youth and imaginary mostly in Adventure, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Dinotopia: Prehysteria! (1993), Land of the Lost (1974), The Lost World (2001), Voyagers! (1982), The Land That Time Forgot (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dinotopia (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 250 min.
TV show
Story: Carl and David, two boys flying a small aircraft over the ocean with their father, crash land near an uncharted island. The boys swim safely to shore, but their father unfortunately drowns in the crash. On their own, the brothers explore the island ...
Style: serious, exciting, feel good, colourful, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, utopia, giant creature, expedition, adventure, island, family relations, sibling rivalry, imaginary kingdom, dangerous animal, friends, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Prehysteria! (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young boy and his family embark on a series of adventures when the boy finds some mysterious eggs which hatch to reveal a brood of baby dinosaurs.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, psychotronic, surprise ending ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, single parent, prehistoric animal, monster, family relations, museum, teenage life, family life, youth, misfit, escapades ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paleontologist and her husband discover a mother and baby brontosaurus in Africa, try to protect them from hunters who want to capture them.
Style: unusual plot structure, sweet, ridiculous, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, jungle, family, adventure, technology, disney, adaptation, weapons, violent, women, murder, violence ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Land of the Lost (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Rick Marshall and his children Will and Holly were on a weekend expedition rafting trough a river when an enormous earthquake diverts them to an eclectic alien world inhabited by dinosaurs, chimpanzee-like cavemen called Pakuni, and aggressive, ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, stylized, semi serious, weird
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dinosaur, time travel, ancient civilization, brother sister relationship, sibling rivalry, uncle niece relationship, earthquake, father daughter relationship, uncle nephew relationship, father son relationship, caveman, lizard ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Lost World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: This Lost World is a splendid BBC TV dramatisation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous adventure story. Bob Hoskins makes an unusually genial Professor Challenger, far less of a bully than Doyle's character, but his slightly stereotyped ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, serious, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: jungle, dinosaur, dangerous animal, adventure, rivalry, escapades, heroic mission, love triangle, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, scientist, adventurer ...
Time: prehistoric times, 20th century, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
TV show
Story: Remake of Jules Verne's classic story finds adventurers seeking a mysterious hidden land. They are joined by the wife of another man, who had previously gone on a similar expedition and disappeared.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: family outing, kids, boys' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: archaeologist, dinosaur, imaginary kingdom, empire, monster, prehistoric animal, heroic mission, missing person, adventure, space and aliens, obsessive quest, rescue ...
Time: prehistoric times, 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Voyagers! (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Voyagers! is an American science fiction time travel-based television series that aired on NBC during the 1982–1983 season. The series stars Jon-Erik Hexum and Meeno Peluce.
Style: semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, super powers, youth, heroic mission, good versus evil, obsessive quest, heroes, escapades, adventurer, changing the past or future, young heroes ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: france, europe
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100%
The Land That Time Forgot (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Shipwrecked castaways stumble upon the mysterious island of Caprona in the Bermuda Triangle, confronting man-eating dinosaurs and a stranded German U-Boat crew while trying to escape.
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, boys' night, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, island, adventure, survival, bermuda triangle, disorder, isolation, missing person, forces of nature, adventurer, escapades, supernatural ...
Time: prehistory
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26%
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Adventures in Dinosaur City (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A scientist's kids are sucked into a TV screen and wind up in the Stone Age with cavemen and dinosaurs.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dinosaur, animals, prehistoric animal, kidnapping, puppet, teleportation, escapades, space and aliens, misfit, youth, heroes, adventure ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, stone age
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Zack Files (2000)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Zack Files is a science fiction television program that revolves around a young boy, played by Robert Clark, who is a magnet for paranormal activity and attends Horace White High School for Boys along with his three friends Cam, Gwen, and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: youth, supernatural, supernatural power, adventure, young heroes, teenage life, buddies, supernatural ability, paranormal phenomena, family relations, friends, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Evermoor Chronicles (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A young girl and her blended family move to the small cottage town of Evermoor. All is well until sinister things start to happen, magic tapestries, an enchanted typewriter. Only a few of the strange things found in the town of Evermoor.
Style: enigmatic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, good versus evil, adventure, teenage life, wizards and magicians, supernatural, village, heroes, family in danger, escapades, family relations, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Return to Nim's Island (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fourteen year old Nim, more determined than ever to protect her island and all the wildlife that call it home, faces off against resort developers and animal poachers. Soon she realizes she can’t depend on her animal cohorts alone and must make ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, sincere, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: animal rescue, island, adventure, teenage life, environmentalism, family relations, escapades, save the day, friendship, poacher, family, animal life ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Return from Witch Mountain (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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: sexy, humorous, visually appealing, unusual plot structure, sweet ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: disney, child in peril, alien, kidnapping, supernatural, mad scientist, gang, adventure, family, greed, boy, child abuse ...
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Power Rangers Dino Charge (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: On prehistoric Earth, an alien entrusted powerful Energems to 10 dinosaurs, but when the dinosaurs went extinct, the Energems were lost. Now an intergalactic bounty hunter is determined to reclaim the Energems and destroy our planet. A new team of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, twists and turns, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: power rangers, space and aliens, superhero, adventure, heroic mission, partners, escapades, save the world, rivalry, heroes, youth, young heroes ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Space Buddies (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: B-Dawg, Mudbud, Budderball, and all the rest of the Buddies are back, but this time, they're setting their sights even higher -- as in, the moon! With the help of their new pals Spudnick (voiced by Jason Earles) and Gravity, these pooches are ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, futuristic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: dog, disney, outer space, moon, rescue, family life, space travel, adventure, space and aliens, survival, partners, disorder ...
Time: 2000s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Ocean Girl (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Ocean Girl is an Australian science fiction TV series aimed for family audiences and starring Marzena Godecki as the lead character. The show is set in the near future, and focuses on an unusual girl named Neri who lives alone on an island, and the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: space and aliens, family relations, environmentalism, family, adventure, teenage life, mermaid, ocean, female protagonist, human animal relationship, strong female lead, island ...
Time: future
Place: australia, egypt
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50%
 5.3
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Dino Dan (2010)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Join paleontologist-in-training Dan Henderson as he takes kids on a Jurassic journey to the land where lizards were as long as three school buses and terrifying T-Rex’s ruled.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dinosaur, friendship, family, parents and children, youth, animal life, escapades, suburbs, family relations, society, mischievous children, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
A Knight in Camelot (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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, captivating, entertaining, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, heroic mission, good versus evil, legends and myths, adventure, escapades, friendship, rivalry, knight, disorder, family, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, usa, connecticut, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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, entertaining, semi serious, gothic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: youth, wish fulfillment, adventure, young heroes, heroes, mischievous children, disorder, fish out of water, parents and children, supernatural, rivalry, misfit ...
Time: year 1917, 1910s
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24%
Power Rangers Samurai (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A new generation of Power Rangers must master the mystical and ancient Samurai Symbols of Power which give them control over the elements of Fire, Water, Sky, Forest, and Earth. Under the guidance of their all-knowing mentor and the aid of their ...
Style: serious, exciting, humorous, captivating, super sentai
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: power rangers, good versus evil, heroes, superhero, samurai, heroic mission, adventure, save the world, teenage life, battles, superhuman powers, escapades ...
Time: 2010s
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24%
A Wrinkle in Time (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 251 min.
Story: Based on a children's series by the same name. Meg and Charles Wallace are aided by Calvin and three interesting women in the search for their father who disappeared during a government experiment. Their travels take them around the universe to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, psychotronic
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: time travel, guardian angel, good versus evil, youth, space travel, space and aliens, supernatural, daring rescue, young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, parallel world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Alaska (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jake Barnes and his two kids, Sean and Jessie, have moved to Alaska after his wife died. He is a former airline pilot now delivering toilet paper across the mountains. During an emergency delivery in a storm his plane goes down somewhere in the ...
Style: light, sweet, feel good, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, survival, animals, childhood, family relations, rescue, escapades, parents and children, polar bear, nature, missing person, family ...
Time: 90s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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The Hunters (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Imagine if all mythical artifacts, from Jason's Golden Fleece to Cinderella's glass slippers, were real. Well, they are -- and for centuries, a secret society called the Hunters has been sworn to protect them from an evil force called the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, captivating, suspense, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: supernatural power, archaeologist, adventure, family relations, artifact, family, track down, escapades, parents and children, superhero, occult, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Veritas, Prince of Truth (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA, UK, Puerto Rico, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Kern has to fight an evil menace that could destroy the earth when Veritas, his favorite comic book hero, comes to life and seeks his help.
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, escapades, self discovery, injustice, battles, family, rivalry, legends and myths, superhero, supernatural, friendship, child ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Silver Chair (1990)
Genre: Fantasy, Family, Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Eustace, along with a new companion named Jill Pole, is brought back to Narnia. The pair are told by Aslan they must search for King Caspian's missing son, Prince Rillian.
Style: fairy tale, exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, parallel world, legends and myths, giant, heroes, hopes, young heroes, good versus evil, heroic mission, ancient, youth, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Tales from the Neverending Story (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 375 min.
TV show
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: semi serious, stylized, touching, feel good, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, magic, good versus evil, young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, empress, save the kingdom, self fulfillment, youth, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Ewok Adventure (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Towani family civilian shuttlecraft crashes on the forest moon of Endor. The four Towani's are separated. Jermitt and Catarine, the mother and father are captured by the giant Gorax, and Mace and Cindel, the son and daughter, are missing ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, star wars, space and aliens, magic, battles, friendship, bravery, spacecraft, good versus evil, save the world, adventure, family ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Sparticle Mystery (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: An experiment gone wrong causes everyone over the age of 15 to disappear from planet Earth.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: parallel world, disappearance, teenage life, supernatural ability, survival, grownups, escapades, heroes, adventure, save the world, youth, tribe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Castle Rock (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Left alone in the wilderness after her grandfather suffers a heart attack, a teenage girl is befriended by a mysterious drifter. Soon, she finds herself on the adventure of her life when her new acquaintance turns out to be a fugitive from justice ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, desert, survival, adventure, escapades, youth, rebelliousness, teenage life, wanted, dog, teenage girl, survivor ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Unnatural History (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Teenager Henry Griffin acquired many skills through years of travelling the world with his anthropologist parents. Sent to live with his uncle and cousin in Washington DC, and with the help of his cousin Jasper and friend Maggie, he must now use ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: high school, teenage life, friendship, mystery, adventure, artifact, social relations, escapades, supernatural, anthropologist, teenage hero, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%