Movies like Jumanji 1995

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Jumanji (1995)
 6.9
 265K
Jumanji (1995)
Genre: Adventure, 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 freedom is to finish the game, which proves risky as all three find themselves running from giant rhinoceroses, evil monkeys and other terrifying creatures.
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, offbeat, light, semi serious, surprise ending, clever, suspense, intense ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: jungle, adventure, getting home, parallel world, young heroes, mischievous children, danger, disappearance, time travel, board game, childhood, disorder, escapades, magic, family, imaginary, small town, monkey, animals, fantasy world, heroes, heroic mission, recluse, stampede, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 90s, 60s, 1990s, 1960s, 1860s ...
Place: usa, new hampshire

Most similar movies to Jumanji

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, exciting, humorous and entertaining films with plots about family, escapades, adventure, magic, danger, imaginary and fantasy world mostly in Family, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Jumanji: Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005), The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008), Inkheart (2008), Alice in Wonderland (2010), A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After their father is called into work, two young boys, Walter and Danny, are left in the care of their teenage sister, Lisa, and told they must stay inside. Walter and Danny, who anticipate a boring day, are shocked when they begin playing Zathura, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, surprise ending ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: space travel, adventure, astronaut, getting home, alien, reconciliation, outer space, when the parents are away, heroes, family, danger, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
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: exciting, semi serious, fairy tale, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: fairy, siblings relations, adventure, imaginary kingdom, twins, magical, magical creature, single parent, magic, estate, family, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
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: atmospheric, exciting, fairy tale, epic, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, good versus evil, fantasy world, magical, king, parallel world, self sacrifice, young heroes, adventure, queen, throne ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: dungeon, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 68K
Inkheart (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, UK, USA
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: exciting, fairy tale, touching, stylized, tense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, book, parents and children, imaginary, young heroes, fictional reality, family, disappearance, real world, eavesdropping, magic ...
Time: middle ages
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Alice in Wonderland (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
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: surreal, atmospheric, fairy tale, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, good versus evil, escape from reality, queen, cat, journey, imagination, adventure, transformation, magical, magic ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1870s, 1800s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
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: humorous, semi serious, stylized, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, inheritance, adventure, loss of parent, attempted murder, death in the family, dishonesty, child abuse, siblings relations, children, family relations, murder ...
Time: 1940s
Place: peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: car chase, kidnapping, family, adventure, chase, magic, good versus evil, family life, leadership, heroes, animal life, disorder ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, humorous, entertaining, tense, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: dinosaur, expedition, fantasy world, adventurer, chase, volcano, adventure, obsessive quest, mummy, danger, heroic mission, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 19th century, prehistoric, 21st century
Place: iceland, mine, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: offbeat, feel good, humorous, semi serious, gothic
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: fairy, wish fulfillment, family, adventure, siblings relations, curses spells and rituals, misfit, good versus evil, fish out of water, family relations, rivalry, danger ...
Time: year 1917, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In their quest to confront the ultimate evil, Percy and his friends battle swarms of mythical creatures to find the mythical Golden Fleece and to stop an ancient evil from rising.
Style: exciting, semi serious, epic, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, adventure, fantasy world, superhuman powers, artifact, friendship, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, ocean or sea, youth, heroic mission, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ 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, stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: parallel world, magical, fantasy world, adventure, orphan, journey, experiment, kidnapping, witch, best friends, adventurer, chosen one ...
Place: england, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.3
 73K
Goosebumps (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, 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: humorous, exciting, scary, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, werewolf, teenagers, small town, escapades, ventriloquist dummy, monster, fantasy world, book, family, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 31K
The Witches (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young boy named Luke and his grandmother go on vacation only to discover their hotel is hosting an international witch convention, where the Grand High Witch is unveiling her master plan to turn all children into mice. Will Luke fall victim to the ...
Style: humorous, fairy tale, gothic, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: mouse, hotel, good versus evil, adventure, witch, chocolate, wizards and magicians, young heroes, supernatural, heroic mission, magic, coven ...
Time: 1990s
Place: england, europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 211K
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, exciting, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: duel, fairy, adventure, kidnapping, good versus evil, rescue, pirate, self discovery, childhood, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, family ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s
Place: big ben london, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them.
Style: entertaining, clever, funny, exciting, intense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: youth, inventor, shrinking, laser, adventure, experiment gone awry, parents and children, family relations, genetically altered, childhood, escapades, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: friendship, monster, horror for children, family, adventure, mischievous children, young heroes, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, wish come true, best friends ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Ally Hayden is a teenager who shares her father's interest in dinosaurs and archaeology. When he brings a mysterious fossil back from a dig, she is convinced it's the egg of a Tyrannosaurus Rex. After accidentally knocking the egg to the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, youth, danger, young heroes, imaginary, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, escapades, dangerous animal, unlikely partners, anti heroes ...
Time: 90s, prehistory, future, 80s
Place: canada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Jungle Book (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Raised by wild animals since childhood, Mowgli is drawn away from the jungle by the beautiful Kitty. But Mowgli must eventually face corrupt Capt. Boone, who wants both Kitty's hand and the treasures of Monkey City – a place only Mowgli can ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, tense, stylized, intense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: jungle, adventure, fish out of water, survival, orphan, friendship, feral child, treasure, self discovery, escapades, disorder, danger ...
Time: 90s, victorian era
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: offbeat, feel good, semi serious, stylized, awful ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: fantasy world, magic, good versus evil, book, family, adventure, friendship, rivalry, small town, heroic mission, siblings relations, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: good versus evil, time travel, sword, family, adventure, vengeance, heroes, rivalry, young heroes, escapades, imaginary, mischievous children ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Last Airbender (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, epic, intense ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: supernatural ability, adventure, good versus evil, destiny, save the world, heroes, chosen one, heroic mission, danger, young heroes, imaginary kingdom, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.1
 117K
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: exciting, epic, serious, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dragon, supernatural ability, imaginary kingdom, adventure, danger, young heroes, fantasy world, heroic mission, chosen one, legends and myths, good versus evil, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When the magic powers of The Tablet of Ahkmenrah begin to die out, Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.
Style: humorous, not serious, clever, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: museum, curses spells and rituals, parallel universe, obsessive quest, night watchman, fantasy world, adventure, escapades, save the day, magic, family, secrets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1938
Place: london, england, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 6.0
 31K
Nim's Island (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, 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, captivating, humorous, scenic, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: island, isolation, young heroes, adventure, danger, family, rescue, cruise, exotic island, scientist, rainstorm, agoraphobia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.6
 318
Arthur's Quest (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: To escape the clutches of the evil warrior and sorceress Morgana, Merlin transports young King Arthur into modern day America. When Merlin comes back ten years later to retrieve him, he finds a hip 15 year-old Arthur who does not believe Merlin, nor ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, supernatural, legends and myths, adventure, folk hero, king arthur, changing the past or future, hidden identity, love and romance, family, sent to the future, danger ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Return from Witch Mountain (1978)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this sequal to "Escape From Witch Mountain," Tia and Tony leave their safe refuge on witch mountain for a trip to Los Angeles. Tony is kidnapped by the evil Dr. Gannon and his spinster partner Letha and brainwashed into helping Gannon ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: mad scientist, kidnapping, supernatural, nuclear holocaust, gang, family, adventure, rescue, misfit, heroic mission, chases and races, siblings relations ...
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Silver Chair (1990)
Genre: Fantasy, Family, Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: exciting, semi serious, stylized, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, parallel world, giant, legends and myths, heroes, heroic mission, hopes, young heroes, good versus evil, kidnapping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: friends, boy, part animation, miniaturization, misfit, disorder, heroes, fish out of water, good versus evil, memory loss, family relations, parallel world ...
Place: australia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After her father's ship is carried off by a sudden storm, the spunky Pippi Longstocking is stranded with her horse, Alfonso,and her pet monkey, Mr. Neilson, and takes up residence in the old family home, which is thought by neighborhood ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: freckles, little girl, family, adventure, friendship, escapades, young heroes, superhuman powers, siblings relations, imaginary, mischievous children, small town ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.4
 112K
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, stylized, offbeat, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, rescue, maze, hopes, danger, heroes, imaginary, friendship, youth, adventure, surrealism, beast ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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