Movies and TV shows like Harold and the Purple Crayon

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Harold and the Purple Crayon (2001)
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Harold and the Purple Crayon (2001)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
TV show
Story: Harold is an adorably curious four year old with his purple crayon, who has the power to create a world of his own simply by drawing it. Harold wants to go for a walk in the moonlight, but there is no moon, so he draws one. He has nowhere to walk, so he draws a path. He has many adventures looking for his room, and in the end he draws his own house and bed and goes to sleep.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: imaginary, young heroes, family relations, figment, imagination, little boy, drawing, youth, supernatural, family, imaginary kingdom, alternate reality, night, bedroom, crayon

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, feel good, humorous and exciting films and TV series with plots about family, youth, friends, imaginary, young heroes, friendship and imaginary kingdom mostly in Animation, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Harold and the Purple Crayon: Babar (1989), ChalkZone (2002), Jacob Two-Two (2003), Max and Ruby (2002), Animalia (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Simon in the Land of Chalk Drawings (1976)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Simon is a bespectacled young boy with a penchant for chalk drawing, whether it be on random walls around town or on his own chalkboard at home. However one day, Simon meets one of his creations come to life, Henry, and after properly completing ...
Style: semi serious, surreal, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: imaginary kingdom, family, escapades, youth, imaginary, chalkboard, child's drawing, chalk, boy, ladder, fence, little boy ...
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Babar (1989)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Babar is a Canadian/French/Japanese animated television series produced in Quebec, Canada by Nelvana Limited and The Clifford Ross Company. It premiered in 1989 on CBC and HBO, subsequently was rerun on HBO Family and Qubo. The series is based on ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, animal life, royal family, parents and children, family life, imaginary kingdom, siblings relations, imaginary, wisdom, jungle, disorder, wisdom of life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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ChalkZone (2002)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
TV show
Story: ChalkZone is an American animated television series created by Bill Burnett and Larry Huber and produced by Frederator Studios for the Nickelodeon TV channel. The series follows Rudy Tabootie, an elementary school student whose magic chalk allows ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: objects come to life, superhuman powers, adventure, best friends, escapades, nothing goes right, youth, parallel world, imaginary character, disorder, school, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Babar and the Adventures of Badou (2010)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: An updated version of the classic series, following Badou, and King Babar's 8-year-old grandson.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sincere
Audience: kids
Plot: family relations, friendship, young heroes, mischievous children, youth, family, disorder, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, elephant, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the storybook world of Enchancia, the music-filled movie follows Sofia, an average girl whose life suddenly changes when her mother marries the king and she is whisked off to live in a castle with her mom, new step-father, King Roland II, and ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: princess, royal family, young heroes, manners, disorder, parents and children, escapades, imaginary, youth, family, academy, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Friends (2004)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Friends is an animated program based on the children's books by David Kirk, which airs on Nick Jr. in the United States, on Treehouse TV in Canada, and on Discovery Kids in Brazil. Each episode follows the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, animal life, imaginary, escapades, supportive parent, insect, bug, siblings relations, family life, parents and children, youth, in the woods ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Jacob Two-Two (2003)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Jacob Two-Two is a Canadian animated TV series based on a trilogy of books written by Mordecai Richler that first aired on Canadian children's channel YTV and aired on the French Canadian VRAK.TV as Jacob Jacob, in Spanish on Telemundo as ...
Style: humorous, stylized, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, adventure, youth, escapades, school, danger, rivalry, family relations, disorder, dinosaur, friends, figment ...
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Max and Ruby (2002)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Meet two funny bunny siblings, the energetic and mischievous Max, and the patient, smart and goal-oriented Ruby. The show models empowering messages by showing Max and Ruby playing together and resolving their differences respectfully and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, educational
Audience: family outing
Plot: cartoon rabbit, animal life, best friends, young heroes, family, getting along, siblings relations, family relations, friends, children, frog, overalls ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Animalia (2007)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia, USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Animalia is an Australian children's television series based on the 1986 picture book of the same name by illustrator Graeme Base in 2012 being distributed by Cyber Group Studios.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, save the day, escapades, friends, animal life, danger, imaginary kingdom, family, imaginary, friendship, good versus evil, parallel world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Chloe's Closet (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Netherlands, Ireland, France
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: An animated children's program about a little girl, her security blanket, and the adventures she has wile playing dress up in her closet.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, computer animation, imaginary, friends, imaginary kingdom, family, toys, girl, magic, little boy, fantasy world, toy comes to life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Gnomes and Trolls: The Secret Chamber (2009)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Junior, a teenage gnome, wants nothing more than to invent gizmos and gadgets in his tree-house laboratory. But Junior's old school father, Jalle, the head gnome of the forest, would prefer his son follow in his footsteps and one day be in ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, friendship, heroes, odd couple, adventure, young heroes, save the day, family, best friends, partners, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Care Bears Family (1985)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Care Bears live in a faraway place up in the clouds called Care-a-Lot. They travel around the world on Missions in Caring, whilst evil villains such as Professor Coldheart and Lord No Heart, try to thwart their plans.
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, rivalry, escapades, imaginary, family, danger, heroes, youth, disorder, imaginary kingdom, friendship ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistoric, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper (1996)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper is an animated television spin-off of the feature film Casper, which, in turn, was based on the Harvey Comics character of Casper the Friendly Ghost.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, ghost, mansion, young heroes, family, mischievous children, supernatural, disorder, imaginary, haunted house, father daughter relationship, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Timothy Goes to School (2000)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Timothy Goes to School is a cartoon series based on the Yoko series and other individual books by Rosemary Wells such as "Shy Charles", "Fritz and the Mess Fairy" and "Noisy Nora", but is titled after the book of the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, teaching the ways of the world, dedicated educator, misfit, youth, school, kindergarten, power relations, family, fox, beaver ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Dragon Tales (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dragon Tales is an American-Canadian animated pre-school children's television series created by Jim Coane and Ron Rodecker and developed by Coane, Wesley Eure, Jeffrey Scott, Cliff Ruby and Elana Lesser. The story focuses on the adventures of ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, supernatural ability, best friends, young heroes, siblings relations, friendship, parallel world, imaginary kingdom, heroes, imaginary, friends, wizards and magicians ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Stanley (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Stanley is an animated television series that was aired on Disney Junior, based on the series of children's books written by "Griff", also known as Andrew Griffin. It was produced by Cartoon Pizza, and was developed for television by ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, clever, educational
Audience: family outing
Plot: best friends, young heroes, pets, animal life, problem solving, family, imaginary kingdom, fish, family relations, birthday, giraffe, kangaroo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Shelley Duvall's Bedtime Stories (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Actress Shelley Duvall presents charming animated versions of some of the most beloved children's stories in this superb Emmy-nominated collection featuring 26 tales narrated by famous actors and musicians. The stories by Mercer Mayer, Virginia ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good, fairy tale
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, young heroes, family, friends, bedtime story, storyteller, storytelling
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
 66
Poko (2003)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Poko was a stop motion TV series about a young boy, his pet dog, and his toy monkey. Produced in Canada by Halifax Film, a DHX Media Company, Poko was created by Jeff Rosen, It began production in 2003 and ended in 2006 after three production ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: toddlers, family outing
Plot: young heroes, family, teaching the ways of the world, educational program, friends, social relations, coming of age, youth, pre school, surrealism, family relations
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Wishenpoof! (2014)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Bianca is just like any other little girl, except for one teensy little thing. Bianca has Wish Magic, so she can make wishes come true. Whether she's at home in Wish World, at the Willow Tree with her fairy friends, or at school with her ...
Style: educational, feel good, entertaining, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, young heroes, family, supernatural ability, friends, youth, wish fulfillment, magic, mother daughter relationship, computer animation, imaginary, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Angelo Rules (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: France, UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Angelo is a problem child and, with his two best friends, causes a lot of trouble in the neighborhood.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: teenage life, friendship, youth, school, escapades, buddies, young heroes, nothing goes right, family, family relations, disorder, boy genius ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Franklin (1997)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Franklin is an Canadian educational animated television series, based on the Franklin the Turtle books by Brenda Clark and Paulette Bourgeois. The television series was named after its main character, Franklin the Turtle. It was produced by PolyGram ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: turtle, parents and children, friendship, best friends, escapades, youth, heroes, young heroes, family, friends, family relations, animal life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Adventures of Tom Thumb & Thumbelina (2002)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Voiced by Elijah Wood, Jennifer Love Hewitt and others, this film features Tom Thumb and Thumbelina, the tiny, famed fairy-tale favorites, who are together for the first time in this heartwarming, magical musical story about courage and ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: disorder, fish out of water, adventure, imaginary, young heroes, misfit, danger, hopes, youth, family relations, imaginary kingdom, cinderella story ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Rupert (1991)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, France, UK, USA, South Korea
TV show
Story: Rupert is an animated television series based on the Mary Tourtel character Rupert Bear, produced by Nelvana, Ellipse Programmé and TVS for the first season, with Scottish Television taken over control when TVS closed. Aired from 1991 to 1997 with ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: young heroes, mischievous children, family, youth, imaginary kingdom, village life, village, heroes, adventure, goodhearted, animal life, supportive parent ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Adventures of the Gummi Bears (1985)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A group of reclusive humanoid bears and a few trusted humans explore their lost heritage and prevent their enemies from exploiting it
Style: feel good, humorous, colourful, funny, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, animal life, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, friendship, secret place, anthropomorphism, friends, wizards and magicians, save the kingdom, bear ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Sabrina's Secret Life (2003)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA, Canada, Belgium, France
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sabrina's Secret Life is an American animated television series based on the Archie Comics character Sabrina, the Teenage Witch produced by DIC Entertainment and Les Studios Tex. It originally aired in syndication in 2003 as a sequel series to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: witch, magic, friendship, supernatural ability, supernatural, family, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, high school hunk, social relations, youth, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
My Little Pony 'n Friends (1986)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a human named Megan in a world of magical ponies and their adventures together in Pony Land.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: youth, escapades, adventure, supernatural ability, young heroes, imaginary, friends, animal life, family, heroes, imaginary kingdom, friendship ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Peter Pan and the Pirates (1990)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Japan, Australia, Taiwan, Philippines, Canada, South Korea, New Zealand
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Peter Pan lives in the Neverland with a gang of orphan boys, fairy Tinkerbell, and friends Wendy, John, and Michael Darling. Amid numerous adventures, the children are constantly menaced by pirate Captain James Hook and his band of no-goods.
Style: exciting, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: pirate, fairy, imaginary, young heroes, rivalry, heroes, adventure, youth, mischievous children, family, escapades, grownups ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Handy Manny (2006)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Handy Manny is a Disney animated children's television program that premiered on September 16, 2006. The program was originally part of the Playhouse Disney daily block intended for preschoolers. On February 14, 2011, it was moved to the Disney ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, educational
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: handyman, friendship, objects come to life, imaginary, workplace, family, tools, latinos, friends, anthropomorphism, pliers, computer animation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Magic School Bus Rides Again (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Ms. Frizzle's sister takes her class on a slew of wild science adventures in this update of the beloved animated show.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, educational, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: young heroes, adventure, escapades, miraculous event, bus, science and technology, youth, family, power relations, teachers and students, school, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: exciting, feel good, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: young heroes, imaginary kingdom, adventure, heroic mission, friendship, disorder, family relations, rescue, escapades, imaginary, youth, danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%