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Finian's Rainbow (1968)
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Finian's Rainbow (1968)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: An Irishman, Finian, and his daughter Sharon, arrive in Rainbow Valley, a Southern town of tobacco sharecroppers in the state of Missitucky. The town has its own resident dreamer, Woody, who thinks that he might be able to put the town on the map by crossing mint with tobacco so that it'll grow mentholated. Finian's came to town because he's stolen a leprechaun's crock of gold and plans to plant it in the ground. But trouble arrives in the form of Og the leprechaun, who has followed Finian and wants his gold. Meanwhile, the bigoted Senator Billboard Rawkins, in an effort to stop progress in his state in the form of a new dam and hydroelectric system, plans to take the remaining parcel of land needed to stop the project. But the government's geologists reveal the Senator that gold has been detected on the property! Rawkins and his men confront the sharecroppers to seize their land using as an excuse an obscure law making it a felony for blacks and whites to live together.
Style: humorous, feel good, stylized, semi serious, fairy tale, whimsical, lyrical, sentimental, colourful, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: racism, dance, gold, gnome, father daughter relationship, deaf mute, desire, small town, miraculous event, wish come true, wizards and magicians, love and romance, fall in love, hopes, discrimination, physical appearance, society, small town life, curses spells and rituals, pretense, disorder, fish out of water, mysterious character, change of luck, show tunes ...
Time: 80s, 70s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and fairy tale films with plots about family, magic, family relations, imaginary, adventure, mentor and runaway mostly in Family, Fantasy and Musical genres. Some movies like Finian's Rainbow: Cinderella (1997), Puss in Boots (1988), The Happiest Millionaire (1967), A Simple Wish (1997), Hansel and Gretel (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: 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: chocolate, mischievous children, teacher, candy, factory, childhood, contests and competitions, wish come true, tour guide, overweight child, grandfather grandson relationship, cooking and food ...
Place: germany, montana, arizona
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Cinderella (1997)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Updated version of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical of the classic fairy-tale, with an all-star, multi-racial cast.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, teens, date night, kids ...
Plot: cinderella story, cinderella, true love, couples, family, romance, master and servant, imaginary, love and romance, artists and showbiz, hopes, show tunes ...
Time: 18th century, 1930s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.3
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Puss in Boots (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Musical, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A cat belonging to a poor miller's son thinks up a great plan for bringing a title, wealth, and marriage for his owner. He begins to carry it out, using a few birds and rabbits as gifts for the king, his own wit, and a pair of boots that make ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, stylized, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: siblings relations, fall in love, legends and myths, family life, escapades, love and romance, imaginary, unlikely partners, partners, family, friends, family relations ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Happiest Millionaire (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A happy and unbelievably lucky young Irish immigrant, John Lawless, lands a job as the butler of an unconventional millionaire, Biddle. His daughter, Cordelia Drexel Biddle, tires of the unusual antics of her father--especially since the nice young ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: family relations, family, romance, show tunes, estate, power relations, master and servant, follow your dream, unlikely couple, love and romance, society, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, year 1917, year 1916, 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa, london, ireland, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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A Simple Wish (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Murray is a male fairy godmother, and he is trying to help 8-year-old Anabel to fulfil her "simple wish" - that her father Oliver, who is a cab driver, would win the leading role in a Broadway musical. Unfortunately, Murray's magic ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, fairy godmother, family, imaginary, rivalry, supernatural ability, down on your luck, wish come true, mischievous children, parents and children, father daughter relationship, heroes ...
Place: new york, nebraska, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Hansel and Gretel (1987)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Hansel and Gretel tells the tale of two young children driven from home by their scolding mother. Losing their way in the dark forest they stumble upon the cottage of a kindly old woman. But is this kindly old woman everything she seems...?
Style: fairy tale, humorous, stylized, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: curses spells and rituals, youth, adventure, siblings relations, wizards and magicians, danger, escapades, evil witch, in the woods, parents and children, child in peril, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, 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, semi serious, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: objects come to life, magic, miraculous event, accountant, friendship, family, mysterious character, prodigy, toys, save the day, goofy hero, boss and employee ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: date night, family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: magic, curse, sleeping, queen, king, princess, fairy, intrigue, good versus evil, adventure, romance, rivalry ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Beauty and the Beast (1987)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: To save her father, a girl who always puts others before herself promises to live her life in a lavish castle with a strange beast.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, feel good, stylized, touching ...
Audience: kids, date night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: castle, forest, beast, singing, love affair, siblings relations, adventure, unlikely couple, family, danger, escapades, love and romance ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Cinderella (1965)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: TV-version of the classic fairy tale, set to a Rodgers and Hammerstein score.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: cinderella story, royal family, cinderella, true love, wish come true, romance, intrigue, rivalry, state affairs, love and romance, hopes, imaginary ...
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Cannon Movie Tales: Rumpelstiltskin (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A musical version of the classic story about a miller's daughter who recieves help from a mischievous dwarf, then ends up over her head. Now, she and a mute servant girl may be the only hope for her baby son, John.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, captivating, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: escapades, love and romance, adventure, rivalry, master and servant, imaginary, rescue, family, danger, wish come true, legends and myths, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.0
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Kazaam (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shaquille O'Neal as a rapping genie protects a little boy.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, feel good, inspirational, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: genie, mischievous children, family, wish come true, young heroes, friendship, youth, rivalry, supernatural ability, partners, misfit, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
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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: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: thanksgiving, melancholy, wizards, dog, african american, family, imaginary, master villain, hopes, getting home, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, harlem, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
One Magic Christmas (1985)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ginny Grainger, a young mother, rediscovers the joy and beauty of Christmas, thanks to the unshakable faith of her six-year-old daughter Abbie and Gideon, Ginny's very own guardian angel.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: christmas, family relations, small town, santa claus, family, holiday, redemption, bittersweet, dysfunctional family, americana, human nature, miraculous event ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
 526
Peter Pan (2000)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Broadway musical adaptation of the fabled children's story.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, adventurer, young heroes, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, adolescence vs adulthood, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, escapades, rivalry, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Music Man (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Contemporary rethinking of the legendary Broadway musical and 1962 film, updated to reflect a few early twenty-first-century sensibilities: A masterful con artist tries to bilk a staid Midwestern community, with unexpected results.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: small town, lifestyle, opposites attract, fall in love, americana, racism, couples, love and romance, artists and showbiz, society, romance, show tunes ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.7
 16K
The Music Man (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: A con man comes to an Iowa town with a scam using a boy's marching band program, but things don't go according to plan.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: small town, family, romance, unlikely couple, love and romance, lifestyle, music band, society, dishonesty, show tunes, screwball, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: iowa, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 96 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, friends, disorder, heroes, rescue, danger, imaginary, young heroes, escapades, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 7.8
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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, female protagonist, adventure, dance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: london, europe, england, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Snow White (1987)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A prince, seeking the greatest treasure, stumbles upon seven little men guarding a coffin. They tell him the story of Snow White, a beautiful princess who was forced to run away from home after her jealous stepmother tried to have her killed. When ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, semi serious, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: sleeping, chase, prince, house, friendship, wish come true, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, chases and races, imaginary, cinderella story, fall in love ...
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Miracle on 34th Street (1994)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A little girl discovers dreams can come true if you really believe. Six-year-old Susan Walker has doubts about childhood's most enduring miracle - Santa Claus. Her mother told her the 'secret' about Santa a long time ago. But after ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, girls' night
Plot: christmas, santa claus, miraculous event, holiday, friendship, hopes, department store, family, couples, family relations, misfit, youth ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 100 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, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: little girl, adventure, family relations, family, friendship, rescue, imaginary, young heroes, superhuman powers, siblings relations, disorder, mischievous children ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, toys, inventor, flying car, family, adventure, steampunk, escapades, odd couple, young heroes, rescue, youth ...
Time: 1910s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Mrs. Santa Claus (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Neglected by her husband during the pre-Christmas rush, Mrs. Santa Claus takes the reindeer and sleigh out for a drive, only to end up stranded in the multi-cultural neighbourhood of Manhattan's Lower East Side of the early 1900s.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: santa claus, christmas, dishonesty, family, love and romance, righting the wronged, disorder, family relations, couples, show tunes, youth, mischievous children ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.5
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The White Pony (1999)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The search for a mystical pony in Ireland.
Style: offbeat, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, unicorn, youth, pirate, young heroes, danger, good versus evil, hopes, family, imaginary, heroes, mischievous children ...
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
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Prancer (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jessica, the daughter of an impoverished apple farmer, still believes in Santa Claus. So when she comes across a reindeer with an injured leg, it makes perfect sense to her to assume that it is Prancer, who had fallen from a Christmas display in ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, holiday, small town, family relations, friendship, reindeer, farm, barn, family, heroes, youth, mischievous children ...
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.4
 6K
Bogus (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Recently orphaned, a young boy is taken in by his godmother who is shocked to realize that she can see the boy's imaginary friend: a flamboyant, French magician named Bogus.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: imaginary friend, friendship, magic, orphan, circus, family, bittersweet, disorder, death in the family, fish out of water, social misfits, dealing with death ...
Place: new jersey, las vegas, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Nutcracker (1993)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve, a little girl named Marie falls asleep and dreams herself into a fantastic world in which her toys become larger than life. She meets up with the Nutcracker Prince who takes her on a journey to his kingdom and defends her from the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, stylized, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ballet, family relations, family, danger, rescue, young heroes, escapades, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, disorder, christmas movie, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.4
 8K
Pinocchio (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Roberto Benigni adapts the classic children's tale by Carlo Collodi for the big-budget family-oriented comedy Pinocchio.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventurer, fish out of water, mischievous children, obsessive quest, misfit, disorder, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, friendship, young heroes, escapades, danger ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Fantasticks (2000)
Genre: Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two rural teens sing and dance their way through a forbidden romance and a dangerous travelling carnival.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, lyrical, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, couple relations, couples, social relations, cabaret, small town, dancing, family feud, teenage girl, father son relationship, teenage boy, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%