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Inkheart (2008)
 6.1
 78K
Inkheart (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, UK, USA, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The adventures of a father and his young daughter, in their search for a long lost book that will help reunite a missing, close relative.
Style: touching, exciting, fairy tale, dark fantasy, serious, entertaining, tense, captivating, sentimental, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: adventure, wizards, fictional reality, adventurer, young heroes, family, family relations, parents and children, fantasy becomes reality, writers, father daughter relationship, magic, supernatural, kidnapping, disappearance, heroes, medieval, imagination, creativity, happy ending, literature, good versus evil, real world, teenager, beautiful scenery ...
Time: middle ages

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Most similar movies to Inkheart

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, entertaining, fairy tale and visually appealing films with plots about adventure, family, magic, fantasy world, dialogue, storytelling and mentor mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Family genres. Some movies like Inkheart: Stardust (2007), The Secret of Moonacre (2008), The Golden Compass (2007), The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008), The Princess Bride (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 274K
Stardust (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens, kids, chick flick ...
Plot: witch, magic, adventure, true love, love and romance, imaginary kingdom, magical, pirate, sword fight, chase, steampunk, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, future, 50s, victorian era, 1850s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
The Secret of Moonacre (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hungary, UK, France, Australia, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When 13 year old Maria Merryweather's father dies, leaving her orphaned and homeless, she is forced to leave her luxurious London life to go and live with Sir Benjamin, an eccentric uncle she didn't know she had, at the mysterious Moonacre ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, captivating, sentimental, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, young heroes, teenage life, rivalry, orphan, adventure, family relations, curses spells and rituals, youth, estate, forest, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Golden Compass (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After overhearing a shocking secret, precocious orphan Lyra Belacqua trades her carefree existence roaming the halls of Jordan College for an otherworldly adventure in the far North, unaware that it's part of her destiny.
Style: epic, exciting, christmas special, atmospheric, spiritual ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, journey, steampunk, alternate reality, orphan, magical, parallel world, wizards, best friends, polar bear, witch ...
Place: england, london, oxford university
⇓ 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, scary, semi serious, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens ...
Plot: magical creature, adventure, fairy, fantasy world, magical, siblings relations, magic, family relations, estate, imaginary kingdom, family, children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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, epic, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: fantasy world, witch, good versus evil, adventure, legends and myths, imaginary kingdom, magic, parallel world, magical, family, talking animals, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, future, 20th century, year 1940
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Princess Bride (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this enchantingly cracked fairy tale, the beautiful Princess Buttercup and the dashing Westley must overcome staggering odds to find happiness amid six-fingered swordsmen, murderous princes, Sicilians and rodents of unusual size. But even death ...
Style: fairy tale, touching, feel good, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, chick flick, date night ...
Plot: true love, love and romance, pirate, romance, princess, imaginary kingdom, adventure, friendship, prince, save the princess, swashbuckler, revenge ...
Time: middle ages, victorian era, 15th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Spain, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 17-year-old Mariah Mundi's life is turned upside down when his parents vanish and his younger brother is kidnapped. Following a trail of clues to the darkly majestic Prince Regent Hotel, Mariah discovers a hidden realm of child-stealing ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, entertaining, scenic
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: steampunk, adventure, adventurer, youth, chase, life turned upside down, young heroes, escapades, family in danger, teenage life, missing person, secret place ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Accident prone teenager, Percy discovers he's actually a demi-God, the son of Poseidon, and he is needed when Zeus' lightning is stolen. Percy must master his new found skills in order to prevent a war between the Gods that could devastate ...
Style: exciting, humorous, epic, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: mythology, adventure, greek mythology, monster, legends and myths, teenage life, good versus evil, centaur, demi god, young heroes, superhuman powers, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: las vegas, empire state building manhattan new york city, tennessee, ancient greece, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, entertaining, fairy tale, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, obsessive quest, parallel universe, wizards, fantasy world, witch, family, adventure, dragon, female warrior, alternate world, magic ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.0
 347K
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, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: adventure, jungle, family, childhood, board game, time travel, fantasy world, monkey, animals, disappearance, getting home, magic ...
Time: 20th century, year 1969, year 1995, 19th century, 90s ...
Place: new hampshire, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 138K
Labyrinth (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Frustrated with babysitting on yet another weekend night, Sarah - a teenager with an active imagination - summons the Goblins from her favourite book, "Labyrinth", to take the baby stepbrother away. When little Toby actually disappears, ...
Style: gothic, fairy tale, humorous, stylized, surreal ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: surrealism, good versus evil, rescue, adventure, friendship, heroes, beast, puppet, fantasy world, maze, imaginary kingdom, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A nine-year-old boy gets a plastic Indian and a cupboard for his birthday and finds himself involved in adventure when the Indian comes to life and befriends him.
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, clever, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, magic, native american, toys, toy comes to life, boy, family, toy soldier, time travel, coming of age, cowboy ...
Time: 18th century
Place: brooklyn new york city, london, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Alice in Wonderland (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
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, surreal, atmospheric, colourful, gothic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, escape from reality, magic, imaginary kingdom, journey, youth, imagination, good versus evil, talking animals, cat, disney ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: london, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A teenager finds himself transported to an island where he must help protect a group of orphans with special powers from creatures intent on destroying them.
Style: dark fantasy, exciting, fairy tale, entertaining, gothic ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: time travel, magic, time loop, monster, children, adventure, fantasy world, good versus evil, youth, orphan, beautiful scenery, supernatural power ...
Time: year 1943, victorian era, 1940s, year 2016, 1920s ...
Place: england, wales, europe, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 90K
Goosebumps (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After moving to a small town, Zach Cooper finds a silver lining when he meets next door neighbor Hannah, the daughter of bestselling Goosebumps series author R.L. Stine. When Zach unintentionally unleashes real monsters from their manuscripts and ...
Style: exciting, humorous, scary, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, horror for children
Plot: monster, good versus evil, adventure, werewolf, magic, ventriloquist dummy, youth, family, high school, praying mantis, destiny, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: connecticut, maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.3
 87K
The BFG (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, India, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The BFG is no ordinary bone-crunching giant. He is far too nice and jumbly. It's lucky for Sophie that he is. Had she been carried off in the middle of the night by the Bloodbottler, or any of the other giants—rather than the BFG—she would ...
Style: fairy tale, colourful, entertaining, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: magic, giant, imagination, family, friendship, adventure, childhood, dream, fantasy world, little girl, orphan, queen ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Neverending Story III (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
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, entertaining, humorous, unusual plot structure, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, adventure, dragon, good versus evil, bullying, imaginary kingdom, youth, family, childhood, heroes, escapades, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he ...
Style: exciting, fairy tale, entertaining, touching, scenic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: magic, harry potter, witch, friendship, adventure, magical, chosen one, fantasy world, school, boarding school, wizards, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s, year 1981, 90s, 20th century, year 1991 ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 5.1
 127K
Eragon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Hungary
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In his homeland of Alagaesia, a farm boy happens upon a dragon's egg -- a discovery that leads him on a predestined journey where he realized he's the one person who can defend his home against an evil king.
Style: fairy tale, exciting, serious, epic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, chosen one, adventure, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, supernatural ability, young heroes, legends and myths, fantasy world, good versus evil, destiny, medieval ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.0
 36K
Nim's Island (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates with a reclusive author of the novel she's reading.
Style: exciting, scenic, captivating, humorous, sad ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: island, adventure, little girl, young heroes, imaginary friend, family relations, exotic island, single father, scientist, agoraphobia, poacher, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, pacific ocean, singapore, patagonia, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 256K
Hook (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The boy who wasn't supposed to grow up—Peter Pan—did just that, becoming a soulless corporate lawyer whose workaholism could cost him his wife and kids. But a trip to see Granny Wendy in London, where the vengeful Capt. Hook kidnaps ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, touching, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: childhood, pirate, adventure, kidnapping, magic, fairy, good versus evil, rescue, family, destiny, creativity, self discovery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, big ben london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Three wealthy children's parents are killed in a fire. When they are sent to a distant relative, they find out that he is plotting to kill them and seize their fortune. This movie is extremely alarming, an expression which here means "a ...
Style: atmospheric, fairy tale, enigmatic, gothic, bleak ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, adventure, children, death in the family, steampunk, child in peril, happy ending, young heroes, siblings relations, dishonesty, destiny, loss of mother ...
Time: 1940s, victorian era
Place: peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A boy's life is turned upside down when he learns that he is the last of a group of immortal warriors who have dedicated their lives to fighting the forces of the dark.
Style: light, exciting, intense, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, coming of age, good versus evil, chosen one, heroic mission, save the world, time travel, adventure, destiny, magic, young heroes, supernatural ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On a quest to find out what happened to his missing brother, a scientist, his nephew and their mountain guide discover a fantastic and dangerous lost world in the center of the earth.
Style: exciting, fairy tale, ridiculous, breathtaking, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, family outing
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, fantasy world, obsessive quest, adventurer, expedition, mysterious place, twists and turns, rescue, lost world, volcano, natural disaster ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, 19th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: iceland, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror
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: emotional, stylized, touching, light, talky ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: fantasy world, loneliness, mischievous children, childhood, imaginary kingdom, monster, creature, coming of age, adventure, imagination, youth, children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Water Horse (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, War
Country: New Zealand, UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A lonely boy discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Scottish legend.
Style: entertaining, scenic, emotional, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: loch ness monster, adventure, sea monster, friendship, young heroes, adaptation, twists and turns, fight scenes, beautiful scenery, runaway, coming of age, child protagonist ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the sequel to Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland", Alice Kingsleigh returns to Underland and faces a new adventure in saving the Mad Hatter.
Style: fairy tale, dark fantasy, entertaining, surreal, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: time travel, fantasy world, magic, talking dog, time loop, time, queen, imagination, good versus evil, alternate reality, disney, childhood ...
Time: victorian era
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 67K
City of Ember (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker. Now, two teenagers, ...
Style: exciting, dark fantasy, suspense, stylized, apocalyptic ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: post apocalypse, adventure, steampunk, save the day, survival, uncover truth, dystopic future, puzzle, end of the world, ancient mystery, underground city, friendship ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: 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, teens, girls' night
Plot: giant, adventure, imaginary kingdom, youth, legends and myths, magic, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, save the princess, family, princess, mythology ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, london, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
A Far Off Place (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Thrown together under incredible circumstances, two strangers must discover courage and strength when they begin a journey across the treacherous African desert! Equipped only with their wits and the expertise of a native bushman who befriends them, ...
Style: scenic, touching, exciting, inspirational, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, family outing
Plot: desert, survival, friendship, adventure, poacher, disney, rescue, youth, chase, adventurer, family, on the run ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, alaska, australia, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%