Movies and TV shows like Gulliver's Travels 1996

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Gulliver's Travels (1996)
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Gulliver's Travels (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 186 min.
TV show
Story: Gulliver washes ashore on Lilliput and attempts to prevent war between that tiny kingdom and its equally-miniscule rival, Blefiscu, as well as smooth the way for the romance between the Princess and Prince of the opposing lands. In this he is alternately aided and hampered by the Lilliputian town crier and general fussbudget, Gabby.
Style: serious, stylized, captivating, entertaining, sincere, light, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: giant, imaginary kingdom, adventure, against the odds, getting home, fish out of water, escapades, rescue, island, dwarf, confined, satire, husband wife relationship, horse, sea adventure, surrealism, ocean, sea disaster, on the road, family, heroes, ocean or sea, fighting the system, danger, imaginary ...
Time: 18th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, exciting, serious and fairy tale films and TV series with plots about escapades, adventure, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, family, heroes and danger mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Family genres. Some movies like Gulliver's Travels: The Storyteller (1987), Jack the Giant Slayer (2013), The Silver Chair (1990), Land of the Lost (1974), The NeverEnding Story (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Storyteller (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 225 min.
TV show
Story: The StoryTeller is a live-action/puppet television series. It was an American/British co-production which originally aired in 1988 and was created and produced by Jim Henson. Reruns of The StoryTeller episodes were featured in some episodes of The ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, adventure, imaginary, family, ancient, king, curses spells and rituals, pet owner relationship, storytelling, palaces castles and temples, talking animals ...
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Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story of an ancient war that is reignited when a young farmhand unwittingly opens a gateway between our world and a fearsome race of giants. Unleashed on the Earth for the first time in centuries, the giants strive to reclaim the land they once ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, stylized, captivating, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: giant, imaginary kingdom, adventure, legends and myths, youth, curses spells and rituals, save the princess, heroic mission, princess, magic, family, imaginary ...
Time: 18th century
Place: london, england
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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: semi serious, humorous, stylized, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, giant, imaginary, parallel world, legends and myths, heroic mission, young heroes, hopes, good versus evil, heroes, kidnapping, adventure ...
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Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: Jack Robinson is a wealthy business man with no time for anything but work. However, a family curse is looming over him - no man in the Robinson line ever lives past the age of thirty. With his upcoming birthday appears the remains of literally ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, imaginary, magic, adventure, mysterious character, dragon, heroes, legends and myths, adventurer, fairy, miniature person, midget ...
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The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 171 min.
TV show
Story: Four kids travel to the magical land of Narnia where they must battle an evil queen with the direction of the Lion, Aslan.
Style: serious, stylized, offbeat, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: parallel world, imaginary kingdom, heroes, good versus evil, queen, young heroes, rivalry, imaginary, youth, heroic mission, wizards and magicians, attic ...
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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: semi serious, stylized, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dinosaur, time travel, parallel world, fish out of water, getting home, danger, anti heroes, adventurer, disorder, family, escapades, experiment gone awry ...
Time: prehistory, 70s, prehistoric times
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The NeverEnding Story (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: While hiding from bullies in his school's attic, a young boy discovers the extraordinary land of Fantasia, through a magical book called The Neverending Story. The book tells the tale of Atreyu, a young warrior who, with the help of a luck ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, light, touching, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, dragon, adventure, mythology, good versus evil, magic, reading, escapades, evil force, gnome, imagination, danger ...
Time: 80s
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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, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, dragon, island, magic, prophecy, adventure, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, good versus evil, supernatural ability, heroes, curses spells and rituals ...
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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, feel good, touching, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, fantasy world, heroic mission, young heroes, adventure, empress, self fulfillment, danger, youth, escapades, self discovery ...
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Gulliver's Travels (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Travel writer Lemuel Gulliver takes an assignment in Bermuda, but ends up on the island of Liliput, where he towers over its tiny citizens.
Style: not serious, humorous, satirical, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, princess, island, goofy hero, fish out of water, mysterious place, giant, getting home, prisoner, sea disaster, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Neverending Story II: The Next Chapter (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Once again, Bastian is transported to the world of Fantasia which he recently managed to save from destruction. However, the land is now being destroyed by an evil sorceress, Xayide, so he must join up with Atreyu and face the Emptiness once more.
Style: fairy tale, feel good, stylized, serious, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: reading, giant, fantasy world, good versus evil, dragon, invisibility, empress, friendship, fear of heights, sorceress, imaginary kingdom, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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48%
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The Odyssey (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Odyssey is a Canadian-produced half-hour adventure-fantasy television series for children, originally broadcast 1992-94 on CBC Television. It starred Illya Woloshyn as Jay Ziegler, Ashleigh Aston Moore as Donna/Alpha, Tony Sampson as ...
Style: captivating, serious, feel good, atmospheric
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: child as adult, imaginary kingdom, family, adventure, imaginary, youth, getting home, imaginary character, coma, escapades, fantasy world, friend ...
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The Storyteller: Greek Myths (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
TV show
Story: A storyteller in a labyrinth tells his dog the stories of Perseus and Medusa, Icarus and Daedalus, Theseus and the Minotaur, and Orpheus and Euridyce.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: heroes, monster, greek, god or devil, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, adventure, family, imaginary, oldtimer ...
Place: crete
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Alice (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 184 min.
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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.
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Audience: girls' night
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Neverland (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Raised on the streets of turn-of-the century London, orphaned Peter and his pals survive by their fearless wits as cunning young pickpockets. Now, they've been rounded up by their mentor Jimmy Hook to snatch a priceless, some believe, magical ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, captivating
Audience: family outing
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Time: 1900s, turn of the century, 18th century
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Voyage of the Unicorn (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 170 min.
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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, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
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Prince Caspian and the Voyage of the Dawn Treader (1989)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Based on "Prince Caspian" and "Voyage of the Dawn Treader". Prince Caspian escapes his uncles assassination attempt and call for the aid of four young children from our world. Then, they go for a voyage over the sea to find six ...
Style: feel good, stylized, saga, exciting, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: mouse, family, adventure, mischievous children, heroes, young heroes, youth, hopes, good versus evil, rivalry, imaginary, throne ...
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44%
Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: In Victorian England, the young and beautiful Alice tells a tale of a strange new land that exists on the other side of a rabbit hole. Thinking Alice insane, her doctors aim to make her forget everything. While Alice is ready to put it all behind ...
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, power of love, imaginary, prince, adventure, fish out of water, escape from reality, real world, adventurer, danger, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
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The Lost World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 150 min.
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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, serious, exciting, captivating, psychotronic
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Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
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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, serious, exciting, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
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Place: england
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Tall Tale (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young boy draws on the inspiration of legendary western characters to find the strength to fight an evil land baron in the old west who wants to steal his family's farm and destroy their idyllic community. When Daniel Hackett sees his father ...
Style: stylized, entertaining, sentimental, melancholic, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
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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: captivating, light, entertaining, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, good versus evil, friendship, knight, danger, heroes, supernatural, parallel world, rivalry, hopes, orphan ...
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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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, feel good, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, heroic mission, good versus evil, imaginary, legends and myths, friendship, escapades, adventure, rivalry, fish out of water, disorder, family ...
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42%
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Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA, Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Max imagines running away from his mom and sailing to a far-off land where large talking beasts -- Ira, Carol, Douglas, the Bull, Judith and Alexander -- crown him as their king, play rumpus, build forts and discover secret hideaways.
Style: stylized, touching, emotional, captivating, talky ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Children of Dune (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 235 min.
TV show
Story: Under Paul ‘Muad'Dib’ Atreides' rule as Emperor, the planet Arrakis has enjoyed a renaissance. However, the revolution that Muad'dib inspired has transformed into a brutal jihad that has plunged all of humanity into a bitter, ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: desert, adventure, imaginary kingdom, space travel, good versus evil, heroic mission, political unrest, leadership, imaginary, escapades, space opera, distant planet ...
Time: future
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Snow Queen (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: The Snow Queen is a powerful story of friendship and the triumph of love over wickedness. The story follows a young woman who is forced to battle the wicked snow queen in order to save the soul of the man she loves.
Style: fairy tale, stylized, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, hotel, rescue, adventure, good versus evil, heroic mission, kidnapping, fall in love, young heroes, imaginary kingdom, parents and children, curses spells and rituals ...
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Alice in Wonderland (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, surreal, colourful, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, escape from reality, adventure, talking animals, good versus evil, queen, evil queen, imagination, imaginary, magical, journey ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1870s, 1800s
Place: china, london
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Dinotopia (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 250 min.
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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, feel good, exciting, captivating, colourful
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: utopia, dinosaur, island, adventure, expedition, sibling rivalry, family relations, rebellious, presumed dead, giant creature, imaginary kingdom, dangerous animal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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, scenic, epic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, legends and myths, good versus evil, fantasy world, magical, parallel world, adventure, self sacrifice, young heroes, talking animals, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: london, england
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39%
H.R. Pufnstuf (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: H.R. Pufnstuf is a children's television series produced by Sid and Marty Krofft in the United States. It was the first Krofft live-action, life-size puppet program. The seventeen episodes were originally broadcast from September 6, 1969 to ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, stylized, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: puppet, island, magic, friendship, hopes, supernatural ability, escapades, youth, rivalry, good versus evil, adventure, kidnapping ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1960s, 60s
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