Movies like Loch Ness

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Loch Ness (1996)
 5.5
 4K
Loch Ness (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dr. Dempsey is an American scientist who has become a skeptic. He isn't enthusiastic to be sent by his employer to Scotland to (dis)prove the existence of the Loch Ness monster. He finds the locals stubborn, 'primitive' and all but hospitable, not in the least because the Nessie legend is the only tourist attraction. He still gets romantically attracted by his independent inn-keeper Laura, and both her kid and his local assistant end up making him face a small family of Nessie-dinosaurs, but is this to be made public?
Style: feel good, serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: cryptozoology, fall in love, loch ness monster, adventure, friendship, investigation, family, friends, family relations, misfit, parents and children, love and romance, legends and myths, small town life, small town, single parent, escapades, disorder, fish out of water, dragon, beast, love, shark, dog, animals ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: scotland, europe, london, los angeles, greenland, madagascar

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, melancholic, light and touching films with plots about family relations, storytelling, culture clash, mentor, family, friendship and runaway mostly in Drama, Adventure and Romance genres. Some movies like Loch Ness: The Water Horse (2007), Big Fish (2003), 3 Men and a Little Lady (1990), Excalibur (1981), Dragonworld (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Water Horse (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, UK, Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A lonely boy discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Scottish legend.
Style: emotional, entertaining, twists and turns, scenic, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: sea monster, adventure, world war two, young heroes, friendship, underwater, child protagonist, mythology, egg, rescue from drowning, boat, boat accident ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
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 8.0
 414K
Big Fish (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William. Now, to get to know the real man, Will begins piecing together a true ...
Style: surreal, feel good, sentimental, touching, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: adventure, witch, loneliness, storytelling, fantasy world, circus, fish, mermaid, escapades, parents and children, true love, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 20th century, 50s, 70s ...
Place: usa, cuba, alabama, congo, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
3 Men and a Little Lady (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Sylvia's work increasingly takes her away from the three men who help bring up Mary, her daughter. When she decides to move to England and take Mary with her, the three men are heartbroken at losing the two most important females in their lives.
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, family relations, romance, parents and children, adult child friendship, family problems, fall in love, custody, single parent, buddies, love and romance, wedding ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: england, europe, london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two teen girls, one from the city, one from the country, try to find the hidden gold of Bear Mountain learning about friendship, loyalty and courage on the way.
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, entertaining, light ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: adventure, friendship, teenage girl, gold, family, treasure hunt, teenage life, escapades, youth, small town, good versus evil, greed ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 7.4
 57K
Excalibur (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A surreal adaptation of Sir Thomas Malory's "Le Morte d'Arthur", chronicling Arthur Pendragon's conception, his rise to the throne, the search by his Knights of the Round Table for the Holy Grail, and ultimately his death.
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, epic, captivating ...
Plot: knight, mythology, witch, king arthur, adventure, good versus evil, holy grail, arthurian legend, legends and myths, folk hero, sword fight, magic ...
Time: middle ages, future
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.5
 493
Dragonworld (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Young John McGowan travels to Scotland to live at his grandfather's castle after he loses his parents in a traffic accident. At the wishing tree he conjures up a dragon friend, Yowler. They grow up together, and one day documentary film maker ...
Style: feel good, stylized, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: theme park, castle, amusement park, dragon, save the day, youth, escapades, anti heroes, imaginary, heroes, animal life, friends ...
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Harry, Ron and Hermione continue their quest to vanquish the evil Voldemort once and for all. Just as things begin to look hopeless for the young wizards, Harry discovers a trio of magical objects that endow him with powers to rival Voldemort's ...
Style: exciting, stylized, atmospheric, psychotronic, serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: wizards and magicians, chosen one, magical, supernatural ability, good versus evil, friendship, imaginary, magic wand, young heroes, magic, best friends, witch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998, 2010s, 90s ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
 2K
The Quest (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: American boy Cody lives in Australia with his guardian, Gaza. Cody is very imaginative, inventive, and inquisitive. He comes accross some strange events happening in Devil's Knob national park associated with an aboriginal myth about "frog ...
Style: semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: bait, national park, frog, child in peril, adventurer, imaginary, young heroes, missing person, memory loss, friendship, parents and children, isolation ...
Time: quarry
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 6.2
 21K
The Last Mimzy (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two siblings begin to develop special talents after they find a mysterious box of toys, and soon their parents and even their teacher are drawn into a strange new world – and find a task ahead of them that is far more important than any of them ...
Style: touching, serious, inspirational, clever, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: time travel, psychic, young heroes, toys, teleportation, adventure, children, supernatural ability, heroic mission, family, danger, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.7
 21K
Dear Frankie (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nine-year-old Frankie and his single mum Lizzie have been on the move ever since Frankie can remember, most recently arriving in a seaside Scottish town. Wanting to protect her deaf son from the truth that they've run away from his father, ...
Style: realistic, emotional, uplifting, heartbreaking, melancholic ...
Plot: single parent, letter, stranger, disability, ship, friendship, father son relationship, family drama, bet, child abuse, elementary school, newspaper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Zeus and Roxanne (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mary Beth is a marine biologist that gets annoyed when a dog called Zeus stows aboard her research boat. Nevertheless she is intrigued when the intrusive canine makes best-friends with her captive dolphin, Roxanne. She falls in love with Zeus's ...
Style: feel good, touching, sweet, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: dog, friendship, dolphins, adventure, rescue, opposites attract, single parent, family, odd couple, daring rescue, escapades, youth ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Boy Who Could Fly (1986)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Milly and Louis, and their recently-widowed mom, Charlene, move to a new neighborhood. Once there, they all deal with a variety of personal problems, but Milly finds a friend in Eric, her autistic next door neighbor. Eric has a fascination with ...
Style: touching, feel good, serious, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: flying, autism, family, coming of age, siblings relations, parents and children, alcohol abuse, human spirit, youth, hopes, single parent, misfit ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
FairyTale: A True Story (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two children in 1917 take a photograph, believed by some to be the first scientific evidence of the existence of fairies. Based on a true story
Style: fairy tale, touching, semi serious, humorous, whimsical ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, girls' night
Plot: fairy, family relations, world war one, single parent, family, friendship, heroes, hopes, supernatural ability, miraculous event, childhood, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917, 1900s
Place: england, london, europe, africa, yorkshire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.6
 1K
DreamKeeper (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 174 min.
Story: In South Dakota, in an Indian reservation, an old storyteller Indian asks his grandson Shane, who is in trouble owing money to some bad guys, to take his old pony and him to Albuquerque to the great powwow, an Indian meeting. While traveling, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, atmospheric, feel good, semi serious
Plot: native americans, native american, on the road, obsessive quest, good versus evil, self discovery, human nature, friendship, culture clash, generation gap, gang, society ...
Place: usa, south dakota, montana, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.0
 33K
Nim's Island (2008)
Genre: Adventure, 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, feel good, captivating, scenic, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: island, young heroes, exotic island, family relations, adventure, danger, rescue, agoraphobia, cruise, poacher, isolation, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, indonesia, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Big Top Pee-wee (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Paul Reubens stars as Pee-wee Herman in his second full-length film about a farmer who joins the circus after a storm drops a big tent in his front yard. Pee-wee, along with an outlandish cast of animals and circus performers, puts on the best show ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: circus, small town, farm, adventure, misfit, workplace, love triangle, trapeze, pig, romance, fall in love, family ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 66K
Peter Pan (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Australia, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbuckling and the fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become the heroes of an even greater story, when Peter Pan flies into ...
Style: captivating, exciting, fairy tale, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: fairy, fantasy world, adventure, imaginary, childhood, children, pirate, magic, first love, mermaid, imaginary kingdom, island ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.7
 6K
Andre (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The true story of how a marine seal named Andre befriended a little girl and her family, circa 1962.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, rescue, family relations, small town, family, orphan, social relations, disorder, best friends, getting home, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 60s, year 1962, 1960s
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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The Governess (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When the father of privileged Rosina da Silva violently dies, she decides to pass herself off as a gentile and finds employment with a family in faraway Scotland. Soon she and the family father, Charles, start a passionate secret affair.
Style: enigmatic, emotional, serious, scenic, colourful ...
Plot: love affair, fall in love, couples, society, master and servant, nanny, couple relations, loss of virginity, infidelity, social differences, love and romance, love triangle ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: scotland, london, england, europe, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Night Train to Kathmandu (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Romance, Fantasy, Mystery, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young girl leaves for Nepal with her parents and brother. She is unhappy to leave her home at first, but soon isn't when she meets a handome young man. The story unfolds into a romantic and daring quest in search of the "Invisible ...
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: love and romance, teenage life, love affair, fall in love, social differences, culture clash, youth, society, romance, opposites attract, adventure, lost city ...
Time: 80s
Place: nepal, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.5
 120K
The Parent Trap (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Hallie Parker and Annie James are identical twins separated at a young age because of their parents' divorce. unknowingly to their parents, the girls are sent to the same summer camp where they meet, discover the truth about themselves, and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sweet, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids ...
Plot: twins, mischievous children, lookalikes, summer camp, disorder, dishonesty, butler, single parent, mistaken identity, parents and children, family relations, comedy of errors ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1998
Place: london, england, california, maine, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.2
 4K
Firelight (1997)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Firelight is a period romance/drama film written and directed by William Nicholson. It was Nicholson's first, and to date only, film as director.
Style: touching, serious, uplifting, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love affair, family relations, governess, love and romance, reunion, parents and children, fall in love, couples, hopes, estate, couple relations, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 90s, 1840s, 1830s ...
Place: england, europe, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Arthur the King (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, Yugoslavia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Classic tale of King Arthur and how his wife is kidnapped by his evil sister. Lancelot is sent out to try and retrieve the lost queen and unfortunately falls in love with her. Forbidden love, revenge, family rivalry, and magic are all prominent ...
Style: semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: infidelity, kidnapping, betrayal, camelot, king arthur, dishonesty, rivalry, love and romance, romance, danger, state affairs, legends and myths ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 6.8
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Wetherby (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The mysterious death of an enigmatic young man newly arrived in the suburb of Wetherby releases the long-repressed, dark passions of some of its residents.
Style: gloomy, psychological, contemplative, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: solitude, obsession, investigation, world war two, suicide by gunshot, memory, haunted by the past, mystery, deadly, crimes, mysterious character, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.0
 12K
Mister Foe (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hallam's talent for spying on people reveals his darkest fears-and his most peculiar desires. Driven to expose the true cause of his mother's death, he instead finds himself searching the rooftops of the city for love.
Style: sentimental, enigmatic, talky, psychological, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older woman younger man sex, teenage life, parents and children, sexuality, stepmother stepson relationship, coming of age, dealing with death, suicide, loneliness, death, eroticism, drowning ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland, scottish highlands, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Hideous Kinky (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In 1972, disenchanted about the dreary conventions of English life, 25-year-old Julia heads for Morocco with her daughters, six-year-old Lucy and precocious eight-year-old Bea.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: hippie, sister, culture clash, celebrity culture, love and romance, single parent, family relations, self discovery, parents and children, cons and scams, lover, lovers ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: morocco, london, africa, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.3
 13K
Possession (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Maud Bailey, a brilliant English academic, is researching the life and work of poet Christabel La Motte. Roland Michell is an American scholar in London to study Randolph Henry Ash, now best-known for a collection of poems dedicated to his wife. ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, clever, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, investigation, betrayal, uncover truth, fall in love, forbidden love, opposites attract, couples, life is a bitch, dishonesty, love affair, infidelity ...
Time: 18th century, victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, english channel, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.4
 3K
Blue Crush 2 (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Haunted by the memory of her deceased mother, Dana leaves Malibu behind and heads to South Africa to fulfill her mother's dream of surfing Jefferys Bay.
Style: feel good, sentimental, realistic, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: surfing, ocean, surfer, friendship, beach, teenage life, lifestyle, ambition, disorder, hopes, love and romance, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, beverly hills, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Into the West (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Accused of a crime they didn't commit, two city kids and a magical horse are about to become the coolest outlaws ever to ride Into The West.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, fairy tale, complex ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, family relations, adventure, chase, family, parents and children, police corruption, alcohol abuse, friends, fairy, legends and myths, siblings relations ...
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.8
 20K
Ondine (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An Irish fisherman discovers a woman in his fishing net believing her to be a mermaid.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mermaid, small town, irish, redemption, small town life, love and romance, hopes, life is a bitch, mysterious character, stranger, loner, fish ...
Place: ireland, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%