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Roxy Hunter and the Secret of the Shaman (2008)
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Roxy Hunter and the Secret of the Shaman (2008)
Genre: Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Serenity Fall's favorite super sleuth is on the case again! The town is alarmed when a priceless crystal turns up missing. The only suspect seems to be a strange man living in the woods known as Shaman. It's up to Roxy Hunter (Aria Wallace) and her best friend Max to discover the identity of the true thief and recover the precious jewel. Could it be the Shaman? Or is it the person no one would ever suspect? In the tradition of Nancy Drew and Harriet the Spy, here comes the irrepressible Roxy Hunter. In the young sleuth's second adventure, a priceless crystal goes missing on the eve of Serenity Fall's 150th anniversary celebration, leading the entire town to suspect a bizarre recluse known as the Shaman living in the woods. It's up to Roxy and her best friend Max to sort the matter out.
Style: captivating, entertaining, sincere, light, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, friendship, mischievous children, youth, in the woods, family, danger, shaman, girl, dog, adventure, escapades, crimes, heroes, friends, family life, teaching the ways of the world, disorder, young heroes, power relations, female director, genius, sleuth, female detective ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, captivating and feel good films with plots about family, youth, friendship, friends, adventure, disorder and escapades mostly in Family, Adventure and Mystery genres. Some movies like Roxy Hunter and the Secret of the Shaman: Bigfoot (2009), Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins (2009), Rafiki (2009), Finding Kelly (2000), I Heart Shakey (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Roxy Hunter and the Mystery of the Moody Ghost (2007)
Genre: Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After moving to an eerie old house in the country, nine-year-old super sleuth Roxy Hunter stumbles into a world filled with unsolved mysterieus, secret plots and spooky spirits! Now, Roxy and her best friend and boy genius Max, must race to save ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating
Plot: amateur detective, ghost, adventure, mischievous children, uncover truth, supernatural, young heroes, youth, heroes, danger, disorder, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Roxy Hunter and the Myth of the Mermaid (2008)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Story: Roxy is at it again when, in pursuit of a local journalism award, she brings home a mysterious amnesiac who was found soaking wet outside of the local coffee shop. After ceremoniously naming her ANNIE NONYMOUS, Roxy takes the young lady home and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mermaid, amateur detective, investigation, memory loss, mysterious character, disorder, legends and myths, adventure, youth, family, journalism, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Adventures of Mickey Matson and the Copperhead Treasure (2012)
Genre: Family, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a mythical device from ancient times is rebuilt by a group of Confederates who feel the civil war never ended, Mickey Matson and his newfound friend, Sully, must follow a series of clues left by his dead grandfather to keep the evil men away ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, entertaining, captivating, tense ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: ancient mystery, adventure, adventurer, escapades, good versus evil, rivalry, save the day, youth, danger, legends and myths, riddles and clues, patriotism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Roxy Hunter and the Horrific Halloween (2008)
Genre: Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It's Roxy's first Halloween in serenity falls and it looks like it's going to be a bust until Roxy discovers that her classmate Stefan is actually a vampire from Transylvania...or so she thinks. The truth she comes to find is actually ...
Plot: female director, female detective, amateur detective, sleuth, halloween, vampire, genius, girl
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Sam Steele and the Junior Detective Agency (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 13-year-old Sam Steele Jr. forms his own private detective agency to emulate his father, Des Moines detective Sam Steele, and helps track down a jewel thief.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: save the day, young heroes, adventure, investigation, heroes, amateur detective, best friends, youth, danger, family, escapades, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Aussie and Ted's Great Adventure (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Aussie, a lovable Australian mutt, embarks on a mission to return his young owner's missing Teddy Bear.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, sincere
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, talking dog, teddy bear, friendship, adventure, rescue, heroes, getting home, best friends, youth, pets, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Three Investigators and the Secret of Skeleton Island (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: Germany, South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In "The Three Investigators and The Secret of Skeleton Island" the cult detective trio from Rocky Beach, California, fall into a breath-taking mixture of adventure, thriller and mystery. Only by a hairs-breadth did they escape with their ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, exciting, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: amateur detective, ancient mystery, investigation, adventure, treasure hunt, escapades, save the day, youth, partners, mystery, legend, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Bigfoot (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The whole family will enjoy huge laughs and giant, hairy adventures with this touching tale about a big-hearted Bigfoot. Lost in the forest, he befriends three kids, Percy, Madison and Leonard, who are determined to protect him. When two local ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: rescue, adventure, friendship, friends, captivity, school, danger, youth, in the woods, sasquatch, rivalry, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The story of how Mystery Inc. was formed.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing, horror for children
Plot: family, mystery, ghost, goofy hero, investigation, disorder, friends, crimes, prank, amateur detective, adventure, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Rafiki (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Three friends - Julie, Mette and Naisha - are enjoying the first snow in the village. They have snowball fights with the boys and look forward to Christmas. One day Naisha suddenly disappears. With a secret address written in invisible ink as their ...
Style: captivating, feel good, light, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: missing child, adventure, escapades, mischievous children, friends, riddles and clues, danger, friendship, christmas, disorder, social relations, best friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Finding Kelly (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The surprisingly intricate, nimble plot is about a couple of kids who play amateur detectives one summer in the hopes of collecting a $5,000 reward offered to anyone able to find a missing 17 year old girl. The girl and boy are best friends who have ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, feel good, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: amateur detective, young heroes, uncover truth, missing child, heroes, youth, mystery, buddies, crimes, danger, investigation, child's point of view ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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I Heart Shakey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shakey is a family film about a 35-year-old widower named J.T. O'Neil, his precocious 10-year-old daughter and their devoted mutt Shakey. After moving from a small town to Chicago and missing the fine print in their rental contract, J.T. is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, family relations, parents and children, friends, pets, disorder, youth, mischievous children, dog, friendship, escapades, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Ace Wonder: Message from a Dead Man (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ace Wonder is a 10-year-old detective, struggling to find a storyline for his latest novel. When his path tangles with Derek Morton, a simple family mystery becomes a very real case of corporate espionage, scientific discovery, and one coldblooded ...
Style: captivating, exciting, semi serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: boy hero, adventurer, riddles and clues, uncover truth, investigation, young heroes, save the day, amateur detective, youth, danger, parents and children, family business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Golden Winter (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A runaway boy befriends a pack of homeless puppies. Together, they stop a bank robbery and find a family to adopt them all.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: heist, golden retriever, friendship, family, crimes, youth, disorder, christmas, dog, friends, family relations, talking dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Where Is Winky's Horse? (2007)
Genre: Family
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the sequel to "Winky's Horse", 8-year old Winky looks after the horse of St Nicholas. Then one day the horse runs away.
Style: feel good, captivating, light, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Three Investigators and the Secret of Terror Castle (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: Germany, South Africa
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: exciting, semi serious, scary, suspenseful
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: haunted house, amateur detective, supernatural ability, adventure, escapades, danger, investigation, young heroes, buddies, curses spells and rituals, youth, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Kids Who Saved Summer (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A group of youngsters trying to save their playground from an unscrupulous developer who wants to build a factory there.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, family relations, disorder, friends, family life, family, mischievous children, youth, factory, friendship, park, deception ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Famous Five 2 (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: For their bicycle tour to Catmoor, the friends Julian, Dick and Anne, their cousin Georgina, called George, and her dog Timmy have long looked forward to. But the camping holiday in the countryside ends with the kidnapping of Dick, confuse the two ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Barney's Animal ABCs (2008)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, educational, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Metro Chase (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This family comedy is about, Zack, an 8-year old American boy who is separated from his 18-year old sister, as they arrive in Paris for a family vacation. Seth, and friends track Zack down.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
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Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
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33%
Mandie and the Secret Tunnel (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1899, Mandie's life changes when her Cherokee friends help her escape to a mansion that holds the hidden secrets of her past and the key to her future.
Style: entertaining, captivating, sincere, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Christmas Story 2 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The original traditional one-hundred-percent red-blooded two-fisted all-american christmas continues five years later with Ralphie, Randy mom and the old man. This time Ralphie has his eyes fixed on a car. But trouble is sure to follow.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Scoot & Kassie's Christmas Adventure (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Luke Perry stars in this heartwarming "tail." Kassie, her friends and her dog, Scoot, organize a holiday fundraiser, but must protect the cash from some crooks in order to save Christmas.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sincere, exciting ...
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Place: usa
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A Halloween Puppy (2012)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A boy accidentally turns his mom's boyfriend into a dog.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: halloween, human becomes animal, human becoming an animal, family, curses spells and rituals, youth, best friends, magic, dog, family relations, friendship, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Gold Retrievers (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A boy and his dog must go in search of a fabled local treasure in an effort to save the family house from foreclosure.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, semi serious
Audience: family outing
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Adventures of Bailey: Christmas Hero (2012)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: It's "Christmas time" at the Baker household, and Bailey is at it again. Worried that he will not get any presents from Santa because he's been a bad doggie, Bailey learns about a mysterious Native American Indian called the ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Monkey in the Middle (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chris has just moved to the East Coast, and already his workaholic father is encouraging him to make new friends. Luckily football (soccer) practice is starting up, and Chris meets a few kids on the team-including his cute neighbor Mara. When Mara ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Smitty (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: captivating, sincere, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, family relations, family, pets, youth, farm, single parent, coming of age, dog, friends, redemption, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2010
Place: usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%