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Lost Horizon (1973)
 5.3
 2K
Lost Horizon (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: This retelling of the classic tale of James Hilton's Utopian lost world plays out uneasily amid musical production numbers and Bacharach pop music. While escaping war-torn China, a group of Europeans crash in the Himalayas, where they are rescued and taken to the mysterious Valley of the Blue Moon, Shangri-La. Hidden from the rest of the world, Shangri-La is a haven of peace and tranquility for world-weary diplomat Richard Conway. His ambitious brother, George, sees it as a prison from which he must escape, even if it means risking his life and bringing destruction to the ancient culture of Shangri-La.
Style: exciting, feel good, stylized, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: airplane, revolution, hijacking, kidnapping, utopia, air disaster, adventure, heroes, romance, clergy, love and romance, on the run, imaginary kingdom, artists and showbiz, danger, imaginary, escapades, rescue, showbiz, show tunes, love, dancing, school, mountain, teacher ...
Place: himalaya, china, asia, southeast asia, oxford university

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Most similar movies to Lost Horizon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, feel good and stylized films with plots about adventure, escapades, heroes, danger, imaginary, love and romance and imaginary kingdom mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Romance genres. Some movies like Lost Horizon: The Flight of the Phoenix (1965), The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996), Red Riding Hood (2006), Peter Pan Live! (2014), High Road to China (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A cargo plane goes down in a sandstorm in the Sahara with less than a dozen men on board. One of the passengers is an airplane designer who comes up with the idea of ripping off the undamaged wing and using it as the basis for an airplane they will ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspense, harsh, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, air disaster, adventure, pilot, survival, airplane, thirst, isolation, rescue, against the odds, crew, alcoholic ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: africa, sahara, libya, middle east, sahara desert
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: One of puppet-maker Geppetto's creations comes magically to life. This puppet, Pinocchio, has one major desire and that is to become a real boy someday. In order to accomplish this goal he has to learn to act responsibly. This film shows you ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, friends, disorder, heroes, rescue, danger, imaginary, young heroes, escapades, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Red Riding Hood (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Teenage Claire (Morgan Thompson) would rather hang out with her friends at the mall than to stay home with her brother Matt while Grandma babysits. Who wouldn't? Unfortunately, Grandma isn't about to let Claire out of the house. Worse, she ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: little red riding hood, missing person, adventure, danger, love and romance, good versus evil, adventurer, fish out of water, escapades, young heroes, dangerous animal, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Peter Pan Live! (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Following in the footsteps of the phenomenally successful The Sound of Music LIVE! - which drew over 18 million viewers - comes this musical masterpiece that tells the beloved story of Peter Pan, the mischievous little boy who ran away to Neverland. ...
Style: feel good, exciting, semi serious, fairy tale, captivating
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: pirate, adventurer, friendship, young heroes, heroes, mischievous children, good versus evil, danger, disorder, rivalry, youth, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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High Road to China (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, Yugoslavia, Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A biplane pilot is saddled with a spoiled industrialist's daughter on a search for her missing father through Asia that eventually involves them in a struggle against a Chinese warlord.
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous
Plot: biplane, world war one, missing person, pilot, aerial combat, adventurer, goofy hero, rescue, opposites attract, danger, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: china, afghanistan, nepal, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.6
 728
Babin (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As scripted by Quebecois raconteur Fred Pellerin and directed by Luc Picard, this offbeat fantasy comedy details the adventures of Babine (Vincent Guillaume Otis), the son of a witch and a village pariah, as he ventures forth into the world and ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, semi serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: village, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, family, clergy, danger, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, rivalry, save the day, witch ...
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.4
 29K
Always (1989)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Pete Sandich is a reckless fire-fighting pilot who is killed in what was to have been his final mission. Ascending to Heaven, Pete is introduced to business-like angel who instructs the spectral Pete to pass on his aviation knowledge to his young ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, intense, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: afterlife, airplane, ghost, pilot, supernatural, romance, true love, starting over, tragic hero, rescue, guardian angel, aviation ...
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.6
 6K
Camelot (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: King Arthur establishes the ideals and laws of Camelot but is tragically forced to enforce these laws against his own wife.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, captivating, lyrical, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: king arthur, knight, heroes, jousting, romance, betrayal, camelot, intrigue, rivalry, medieval, battle, battles ...
Time: middle ages, 1960s, 60s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Babes in Toyland (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: All roads lead to magical, merry Toyland as Mary Contrary and Tom Piper prepare for their wedding! But villainous Barnaby wants Mary for himself, so he kidnaps Tom, setting off a series of comic chases, searches, and double-crosses! The "March ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: wedding, village, toy soldier, family, adventure, romance, toys, daring rescue, soldier, danger, youth, young heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Grimm's Snow White (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the King is killed by ferocious reptile beasts, his Queen takes control of the kingdom. She tries to kill her beautiful stepdaughter SNOW, but she escapes into the enchanted forest...
Style: semi serious, exciting, fairy tale, romantic, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: snow white, cinderella story, imaginary kingdom, sword fight, rescue, imaginary, woman in danger, escapades, danger, adventure, family, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.7
 5K
Ivanhoe (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: This is a remake of Walter Scott's Ivanhoe. Ivanhoe, a worthy and noble knight, the champion of justice returns to England after the holy wars. He find England under the reign of Prince John and his henchmen and finds himself being involved in ...
Style: tense, exciting, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: knight, heroes, rescue, good versus evil, heroic mission, adventure, escapades, rivalry, romance, danger, jousting, royal family ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Music Man (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Contemporary rethinking of the legendary Broadway musical and 1962 film, updated to reflect a few early twenty-first-century sensibilities: A masterful con artist tries to bilk a staid Midwestern community, with unexpected results.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: small town, lifestyle, opposites attract, fall in love, americana, racism, couples, love and romance, artists and showbiz, society, romance, show tunes ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.3
 30K
Popeye (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Malta
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Popeye is a super-strong, spinach-scarfing sailor man who's searching for his father. During a storm that wrecks his ship, Popeye washes ashore and winds up rooming at the Oyl household, where he meets Olive. Before he can win her heart, he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, family relations, family, sailor, love and romance, love triangle, eccentric family, adventure, escapades, babies and infants, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: An eccentric professor invents wacky machinery, but can't seem to make ends meet. When he invents a revolutionary car, a foreign government becomes interested in it, and resorts to skulduggery to get their hands on it.
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, toys, inventor, flying car, family, adventure, steampunk, escapades, odd couple, young heroes, rescue, youth ...
Time: 1910s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Magic Sword (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The son of a sorceress, armed with weapons, armour and six magically summoned knights, goes on a quest to save a princess from a vengeful wizard.
Style: semi serious, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: dragon, battles, heroes, witchcraft, wizards, magic, knight, princess, supernatural ability, danger, rivalry, adventurer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1969)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Academy Award-honoree Peter O'Toole stars in this musical classic about a prim English schoolmaster who learns to show his compassion through the help of an outgoing showgirl. O'Toole, who received his fourth Oscar-nomination for this ...
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: world war two, boarding school, vacation, love, school teacher, teacher student relationship, school life, music hall, boys' school, forbidden love, teaching, high school life ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: london, europe, england, pompeii, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the Sultan's first born is taken by an evil sorcerer, Sinbad is tasked with traveling to a desert of magic and creatures to save her.
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, tense, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, heroes, good versus evil, heroic mission, danger, adventure, imaginary kingdom, adventurer, folk hero, daring rescue, rivalry, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 8.0
 426K
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, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, adventure, witch, fantasy world, storytelling, family relations, circus, journey, fish, escapades, mermaid, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 20th century, 50s, 70s ...
Place: usa, morocco, russia, texas, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Donkey Skin (1970)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A fairy godmother helps a princess disguise herself so she won't have to marry her father.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, stylized, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, cinderella story, wedding, fall in love, prince, surrealism, leaving home, princess, cake, father daughter relationship, ring, donkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set in the mythical world of Rhymeland, Gorden Goose returns home to discover that his mom has mysteriously vanished. Now the characters of Rhymeland are in danger of disappearing unless Mother Goose returns.
Style: feel good, humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: kidnapping, friends, mystery, family, adventure, parents and children, missing person, disco, imaginary kingdom, r&b, legends and myths, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Red Riding Hood (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The high spirited daughter of the village lord and her mother have been living in the forest for seven years near her wise grandmother. They wait for her father to come home, meanwhile, her literally heartless uncle rules. He sells his soul for the ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, atmospheric, stylized
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: little red riding hood, twins, woman in danger, self discovery, imaginary kingdom, parallel world, friends, family relations, show tunes, danger, hopes, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Muppets' Wizard of Oz (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Muppets' Wizard of Oz follows a young woman named Dorothy Gale who dreams of becoming a singer but is unable to pursue her dreams. After being swept up by a tornado with her pet prawn Toto, Dorothy embarks on a journey to meet the Wizard of ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: witch, puppet, adventure, young heroes, friendship, wizard of oz, rescue, danger, escapades, scarecrow, puppetry, imaginary kingdom ...
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.6
 262K
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, captivating, feel good, romantic, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: witch, imaginary kingdom, magic, fall in love, adventure, magical, true love, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, witches, pirate, supernatural ability ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s, 1850s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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She (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The lost city of Kuma is ruled by the cruel, arrogant, beautiful queen, Ayesha, gifted with eternal life. She lures Leo Vincey into her world, seeing in him the reincarnation of the lover she long ago murdered in a fit of violent jealousy. Against ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, serious ...
Plot: adventure, queen, tribe, reincarnation, lost city, supernatural, danger, ancient mystery, rivalry, adventurer, romance, immortality ...
Time: 1910s, edwardian era
Place: africa, egypt, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.4
 62K
Legend (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in a timeless mythical forest inhabited by fairies, goblins, unicorns and mortals, this fantastic story follows a mystical forest dweller, chosen by fate, to undertake a heroic quest. He must save the beautiful Princess Lily and defeat the ...
Style: fairy tale, gothic, stylized, serious, dark fantasy ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: sorcerer, imaginary kingdom, warrior, devil, elf, magic, good versus evil, rescue, heroes, adventure, fictional war, princess ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Beauty and the Beast (1987)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: To save her father, a girl who always puts others before herself promises to live her life in a lavish castle with a strange beast.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, feel good, stylized, touching ...
Audience: kids, date night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: castle, forest, beast, singing, love affair, siblings relations, adventure, unlikely couple, family, danger, escapades, love and romance ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Terracota Warrior (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 145 min.
Story: China 3000 years ago. It's the time of the Qin dynasty. The emperor seeks immortality by busily letting his alchemists search for a formula and building the famous terracotta army from the bodies of outlaws and the condemned. This is the time ...
Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Plot: rivalry, romance, adventure, escapades, unfulfillment, heroes, air disaster, archaeology, period piece, immortality, kidnapping, film set ...
Time: 20th century
Place: china, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.3
 106K
Willow (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Fearful of a prophecy stating that a girl child will be born to bring about her downfall, the evil Queen Bavmorda imprisons all pregnant women within the formidable stronghold of Nockmaar. A child, Elora Danan, is born in the Nockmaar dungeons and ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, atmospheric, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, heroes, fairy, black magic, prophecy, queen, magic, heroic mission, wizards, castle ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A timid magazine photo manager who lives life vicariously through daydreams embarks on a true-life adventure when a negative goes missing.
Style: feel good, inspirational, motivational, scenic, surreal ...
Plot: self discovery, life changing experience, adventurer, loneliness, daydreamer, adventure, disorder, obsessive quest, journey, coworker, escape from reality, photographer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: iceland, usa, himalaya, new york, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Cannon Movie Tales: Rumpelstiltskin (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A musical version of the classic story about a miller's daughter who recieves help from a mischievous dwarf, then ends up over her head. Now, she and a mute servant girl may be the only hope for her baby son, John.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, captivating, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: escapades, love and romance, adventure, rivalry, master and servant, imaginary, rescue, family, danger, wish come true, legends and myths, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%