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Five Children and It (2004)
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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, semi serious, entertaining, gothic, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: wish fulfillment, adventure, heroes, youth, mischievous children, young heroes, supernatural, parents and children, rivalry, disorder, fish out of water, misfit, good versus evil, magic, world war one, fairy, family, wish come true, family relations, escapades, siblings relations, wartime life, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, desire ...
Time: year 1917, 1910s

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Most similar movies to Five Children and It

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and exciting films with plots about family, adventure, escapades, imaginary, heroes, danger and youth mostly in Family, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Five Children and It: Jumanji (1995), Four Kids and It (2020), The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008), The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996), Snow White (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
 336K
Jumanji (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When siblings Judy and Peter discover an enchanted board game that opens the door to a magical world, they unwittingly invite Alan -- an adult who's been trapped inside the game for 26 years -- into their living room. Alan's only hope for ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids, horror for children
Plot: fantasy world, jungle, adventure, board game, mischievous children, parallel world, childhood, family, magic, getting home, disappearance, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, 20th century, 60s, 1860s ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Four Kids and It (2020)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A group of kids on holiday in Cornwall meet a magical creature on the beach with the power to grant wishes.
Style: light, entertaining, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: wish come true, creature, magical creature, adventure, happy ending, family relations, friendship, parents and children, magic, family, good versus evil, villain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, exciting, captivating, scary ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, horror for children
Plot: fairy, magical creature, fantasy world, family relations, magical, adventure, siblings relations, estate, twins, family, imaginary kingdom, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Czech Republic, France
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, sexy ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, boy, youth, escapades, mischievous children, coming of age, heroes, disorder, family relations, friends, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Arthur 3: The War of the Two Worlds (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maltazard, the Evil M, is now 7 feet tall and evolving among the humans, causing terror wherever he goes. His goal is simple: forming an army of giant henchmen and ruling over the universe. Meanwhile, Arthur is still a Minimoy, and thus in a state ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: imaginary kingdom, young heroes, heroic mission, adventure, friendship, family relations, rescue, good versus evil, princess, heroes, disorder, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 5K
Snow White (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Snow White's mother dies during childbirth, leaving baby Snow and father John for dead on an icy field, who then receives a visit from one of Satan's representatives, granting him three wishes.
Style: fairy tale, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: snow white, adventure, good versus evil, romance, leadership, imaginary kingdom, parents and children, heroic mission, evil witch, curses spells and rituals, magic, princess ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Cat in the Hat (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Conrad and Sally Walden are home alone with their pet fish. It is raining outside, and there is nothing to do. Until The Cat in the Hat walks in the front door. He introduces them to their imagination, and at first it's all fun and games, until ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: talking cat, imaginary kingdom, goofy hero, family relations, adventure, friendship, disorder, getting home, fish out of water, rescue, mischievous children, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A blue harvest moon will rise, allowing the fairies to use a precious moonstone to restore the Pixie Dust Tree, the source of all their magic. But when Tinker Bell accidentally puts all of Pixie Hollow in jeopardy, she must venture out across the ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, friendship, imaginary kingdom, mischievous children, adventure, siblings relations, family, heroes, pirate, young heroes, escapades, family relations ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Trouble at Timpetill (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Luxembourg
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The children of a small European mountain village end up being its only residents, soon after the adults cannot take their behavior any longer.
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: youth, soldier, disorder, village, adventure, prank, family relations, prison, escape, gang, save the day, village life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Arthur and the Revenge of Maltazard (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Arthur answers a distress call from Princess Selenia, who is menaced by the nefarious Maltazard.
Style: exciting, humorous, touching, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: fairy, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, adventure, daring rescue, save the day, youth, good versus evil, family, rivalry, escapades, rite of passage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Evermoor Chronicles (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
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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: pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, good versus evil, adventure, wizards and magicians, teenage life, supernatural, escapades, family relations, village, heroes, family in danger, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tommy Tricker and the Stamp Traveller (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the joker Tommy Tricker plays some practical jokes on some of his friends, his best friend Ralph, a stamp collector, discovers the secret of "stamp travel" to make him travel around the world on a stamp to bring back the mysterious ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: friends, family relations, disorder, young heroes, mischievous children, misfit, getting home, heroes, family, pirate, youth, rescue ...
Place: australia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, disorder, family relations, friends, animal life ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.2
 294
Kids World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: What would you wish for if you were eleven and could have anything in the world? Your parents don't understand you. Your teenage brother is constantly getting you in trouble...for things he did! You're in love with the twelve-year-old girl ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, suspense
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, mischievous children, adventure, experiment gone awry, teenage life, child as adult, friendship, disorder, rescue, youth, best friends, wish come true ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Peter Pan Live! (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Following in the footsteps of the phenomenally successful The Sound of Music LIVE! - which drew over 18 million viewers - comes this musical masterpiece that tells the beloved story of Peter Pan, the mischievous little boy who ran away to Neverland. ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, exciting, fairy tale, captivating
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: pirate, adventurer, good versus evil, friendship, heroes, young heroes, mischievous children, rivalry, youth, disorder, adolescence vs adulthood, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, good versus evil, friendship, knight, supernatural, heroes, parallel world, hopes, daring rescue, orphan, rivalry ...
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 215
The White Pony (1999)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The search for a mystical pony in Ireland.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, unicorn, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, wish come true, village, heroic mission, friendship, countryside, fish out of water, imaginary kingdom, village life ...
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Neverending Story III (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
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, semi serious, stylized, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, family, fantasy world, adventure, youth, heroes, escapades, parallel world, heroic mission, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: guardian angel, time travel, good versus evil, supernatural, space travel, daring rescue, young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, parallel world, youth, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Jack and the Beanstalk (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A fairy tale character who is about to flunk out of fairy tale school, Jack must perform a heroic deed by Monday or fail miserably, just like his father before him. Anxious to make good, Jack sells his C.O.W. (Computer of Wonder) for a handful of ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, giant, young heroes, escapades, youth, legends and myths, disorder, friends, family, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
 415
The Snow Queen (2005)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 56 min.
Story: When Gerda befriends penniless Kay their growing friendship is cut short as one cold winter night a fragment of glass pierces Kay's eye, turning his heart cold. Enchanted by the Snow Queen he is swept away on her chariot over the glittering ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, captivating, sincere
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, good versus evil, rescue, imaginary kingdom, friendship, rivalry, escapades, hopes, daring rescue, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Little Monsters (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young boy is scared of the monster under his bed. He asks his 6th grade brother to swap rooms for the night as a bet that the monster really exists. Soon the brother becomes friends with the monster and discovers a whole new world of fun and games ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, horror for children
Plot: friendship, monster, young heroes, family, adventure, mischievous children, supernatural ability, best friends, child as adult, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals, wish come true ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, curses spells and rituals, family, adventure, wizards and magicians, teaching the ways of the world, supernatural, good versus evil, youth, heroic mission, save the day, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 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: exciting, captivating, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, adventurer, young heroes, adventure, heroes, good versus evil, friends, imaginary kingdom, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, escapades, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.3
 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, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fish out of water, obsessive quest, mischievous children, adventurer, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, disorder, young heroes, escapades, rescue, misfit ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Halloweentown II: Kalabar's Revenge (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The Cromwell clan live in the real world, except for their grandmother who lives in Halloweentown, a place where monsters go to escape reality. But now the son of the Cromwells' old enemy Kalabar has a plan to use the grandmother's book to ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, exciting, humorous, offbeat
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, horror for children
Plot: witch, hereditary gift of witchcraft, warlock, magic, halloween, teenage witch, heroes, adventure, rivalry, family, supernatural, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: humorous, stylized, semi serious, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, time travel, adventure, child protagonist, heroic mission, wizards and magicians, battles, escapades, mischievous children, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, magic ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Witches Don't Exist (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 86 min.
Story: On her 13th birthday Katie, a talented young girl, receives a magical amulet. This amulet was on a quest to find the fifth and last witch to complete the order of the star witches. Because in it's incomplete form, the order is unable to protect ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, witch, amulet, young heroes, good versus evil, supernatural, adventure, family, youth, escapades, best friends, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Azur & Asmar: The Princes' Quest (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium, Spain, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Once upon a time there were two children nursed by same woman. Azur, a blonde, blue-eyed son of a noblewoman and Asmar, the dark skinned and dark-eyed child of the nurse. As kids, they fought and loved each other as brothers do. As grown ups, they ...
Style: fairy tale, stylized, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, imaginary kingdom, genie, curses spells and rituals, wish come true, family, obsessive quest, siblings relations, legends and myths, heroes, orphan, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: semi serious, feel good, stylized, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ballet, family relations, young heroes, rescue, family, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, disorder, escapades, nutcracker, parallel world, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%