Movies like Mary Poppins

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Mary Poppins (1964)
 7.8
 154K
Mary Poppins (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father.
Style: uplifting, fairy tale, feel good, touching, humorous, colourful, sweet, light, semi serious, whimsical ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: nanny, mischievous children, magic, family, imagination, family values, parents and children, family relations, new job, female protagonist, adventure, dance, laughter, kite, happy ending, youth, friendship, friends, singer, family life, dancer, artist, layoff, siblings relations, disorder ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: london, europe, england

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Most similar movies to Mary Poppins

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and entertaining films with plots about family, disorder, youth, family relations, children, runaway and dialogue mostly in Family, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Mary Poppins: Nanny McPhee (2005), The Sound of Music (1965), A Simple Wish (1997), The Love Bug (1968), Nanny McPhee Returns (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 66K
Nanny McPhee (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Widower Cedric Brown hires Nanny McPhee to care for his seven rambunctious children, who have chased away all previous nannies. Taunted by Simon and his siblings, Nanny McPhee uses mystical powers to instill discipline. And when the children's ...
Style: touching, fairy tale, humorous, sweet, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: witch, nanny, mischievous children, parents and children, single father, bully, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, family relations, family, magic, children ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Sound of Music (1965)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: Film adaptation of a classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical based on a nun who becomes a governess for an Austrian family.
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: convent, nanny, nun, world war two, love and romance, opposites attract, party, singer, family relations, puppet show, governess, nazi occupation ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1938
Place: austria, europe, alps, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mary Poppins Returns (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael's three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack, she ...
Style: light, entertaining, sincere, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: magic, nanny, disney, female protagonist, discipline, family relations, kidnap, kids and family, parenting, cartoon dog, housekeeper, family ...
Time: 1930s
Place: big ben london, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Simple Wish (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Murray is a male fairy godmother, and he is trying to help 8-year-old Anabel to fulfil her "simple wish" - that her father Oliver, who is a cab driver, would win the leading role in a Broadway musical. Unfortunately, Murray's magic ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, fairy godmother, family, imaginary, rivalry, supernatural ability, down on your luck, wish come true, mischievous children, parents and children, father daughter relationship, heroes ...
Place: nebraska, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.5
 14K
The Love Bug (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Herbie is a car - but no ordinary car. The story follows the Volkswagen Beetle with a mind of its own from the showroom to the race track, with various close escapes in between. Three further Herbie movies were to follow.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: car, volkswagen beetle, rivalry, car race, car trouble, adventure, automobile racing, friendship, rise to the top, ambition, buddies, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: san francisco, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Nanny McPhee Returns (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Nanny McPhee appears at the door of a harried young mother, Mrs. Isabel Green, who is trying to run the family farm while her husband is away at war. But once she’s arrived, Nanny McPhee discovers that the children are fighting a war of their own ...
Style: touching, fairy tale, captivating, feel good, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: nanny, family, countryside, mischievous children, farm, children, save the day, siblings relations, parents and children, motorcycle chase, family values, magic ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, flying car, inventor, family, adventure, miraculous event, rivalry, disorder, odd couple, show tunes, rescue ...
Time: 1910s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Blackbeard's Ghost (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Peter Ustinov stars as the eponymous wraith, who returns to Earth to aid his descendant, elderly Elsa Lanchester (Stowecroft). The villains want to kick Lanchester and her friends out of their group home so that they can build a crooked casino. Good ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, witch, college, gambling, island, ghost, escapades, supernatural, fish out of water, danger, good versus evil, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Ramona and Beezus (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Ramona is a little girl with a very big imagination and a nose for mischief. Her playful antics keep everyone in her loving family on their toes, including her older sister Beezus, who's just trying to survive her first year of high school. ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, aunt niece relationship, family relations, family life, youth, disorder, siblings relations, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, money problems, father daughter relationship, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 94K
Paddington (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a deadly earthquake destroys his home in Peruvian rainforest, a young bear makes his way to England in search of a new home. The bear, dubbed "Paddington" for the london train station, finds shelter with the family of Henry and Mary ...
Style: sweet, touching, humorous, colourful, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: family, adventure, goofy hero, bear, kids and family, fish out of water, anthropomorphic animal, children, jungle, escape, imaginary, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, peru, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, East Germany, West Germany, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eccentric candy man Willy Wonka prompts a worldwide frenzy when he announces that golden tickets hidden inside five of his delicious candy bars will admit their lucky holders into his top-secret confectionary. But does Wonka have an agenda hidden ...
Style: humorous, feel good, stylized, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, teacher, chocolate, candy, factory, contests and competitions, wish come true, inheritance, tour guide, rich and poor, grandfather grandson relationship, overweight child ...
Place: germany, arizona, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Once Upon a Christmas (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Can Santa's daughter turn naughty to nice and save Christmas?
Style: touching, feel good, uplifting, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, heroic mission, mischievous children, save the day, eccentric family, family life, one last chance, family gatherings, youth, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Molly Mahoney is the awkward and insecure manager of Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium, the strangest, most fantastic, most wonderful toy store in the world. But when Mr. Magorium bequeaths the store to her, a dark and ominous change begins to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, objects come to life, miraculous event, toys, accountant, friendship, family, prodigy, mysterious character, wizards and magicians, save the day, boss and employee ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Doctor Dolittle (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Get ready for the wildest adventure of a lifetime in the most ambitious production ever brought to film. Earning a 1967 Academy Award nomination for Best Picture, this dazzling fantasy turns both ordinary and exotic animals into talking, dancing and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: island, animals, village, friendship, rainstorm, parrot, shell, snail, vegetarian, family, adventure, imaginary ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1840s, 1930s
Place: england, africa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Happiest Millionaire (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A happy and unbelievably lucky young Irish immigrant, John Lawless, lands a job as the butler of an unconventional millionaire, Biddle. His daughter, Cordelia Drexel Biddle, tires of the unusual antics of her father--especially since the nice young ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: family relations, family, romance, power relations, school, martial arts, cinderella story, love and romance, rich and poor, unlikely couple, siblings relations, master and servant ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, year 1916, year 1917, 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa, london, ireland, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.
Style: feel good, fairy tale, surreal, colourful, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: children, fantasy world, candy, imaginary, chocolate, family, social differences, contests and competitions, adventure, childhood, society, mysterious character ...
Place: germany, england, atlanta georgia, tokyo, denver colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Alexander's day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. Though he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him, his mom, dad, brother, and sister all find themselves living ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: family, siblings relations, childhood, family relations, job interview, friends, young heroes, parents and children, mischievous children, bad luck, school, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A live-action adaptation of Disney's version of the classic tale of a cursed prince and a beautiful young woman who helps him break the spell.
Style: fairy tale, romantic, touching, sweet, remake of cult film ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, date night, family outing
Plot: happy ending, opposites attract, beast, fantasy world, disney, love story, beautiful scenery, kingdom, prince, true love, good versus evil, heroine ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Babysitters Beware (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Seven-year-old Danny Parker is a good kid who loves his parents. But they have to go out on business dinners all the time, leaving him stuck with a sitter. It's not so bad when it's his favorite babysitter, Janelle but he also gets stuck ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, nanny, when the parents are away, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder, little boy, save the day, friendship, rivalry, youth, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 3.0
 23K
Kazaam (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shaquille O'Neal as a rapping genie protects a little boy.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, feel good, inspirational, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: genie, mischievous children, family, wish come true, young heroes, friendship, curses spells and rituals, youth, misfit, supernatural ability, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, melancholic, light, talky ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: adventure, little girl, family relations, family, friendship, imaginary, young heroes, rescue, superhuman powers, disorder, danger, mischievous children ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.4
 8K
Pinocchio (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Roberto Benigni adapts the classic children's tale by Carlo Collodi for the big-budget family-oriented comedy Pinocchio.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: obsessive quest, mischievous children, adventurer, fish out of water, rescue, teaching the ways of the world, young heroes, parents and children, escapades, misfit, friendship, disorder ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mr. Conductor's supply of magic gold dust, which allows him to travel between Shining Time and Thomas's island, is critically low. Unfortunately, he doesn't know how to get more. Meanwhile, Thomas is fending off attacks by the nasty ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, whimsical, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: train, imaginary kingdom, friendship, family, adventure, good versus evil, rivalry, danger, youth, young heroes, parents and children, escapades ...
Time: 2000s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Eloise at the Plaza (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This is a comedy about a six-year-old girl who lives at a 5 star plaza and causes havoc.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: little girl, nanny, mischievous children, precocious child, hotel, adventure, family, opposites attract, family life, family relations, young heroes, brat ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Yours, Mine & Ours (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Admiral Frank Beardsley returns to New London to run the Coast Guard Academy, his last stop before a probable promotion to head the Guard. A widower with eight children, he runs a loving but tight ship, with charts and salutes. The kids long for a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, large family, mischievous children, family life, parents and children, blended family, family relations, eccentric family, opposites attract, couple relations, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Cat in the Hat (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Conrad and Sally Walden are home alone with their pet fish. It is raining outside, and there is nothing to do. Until The Cat in the Hat walks in the front door. He introduces them to their imagination, and at first it's all fun and games, until ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, talking cat, family relations, adventure, rescue, friendship, fish out of water, danger, youth, disorder, goofy hero, getting home ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: car chase, mental institution, kidnapping, family, adventure, chase, magic, good versus evil, imaginary, golden years, young heroes, siblings relations ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.0
 527
Miracle (2000)
Genre: Family, Musical, Drama, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 80 min.
Story: What do you do if you're twelve years old, your mum is a neurotic babbler, your best friend is hitting on the girl you love, and you're the only guy in your class who doesn't yet sport pubes ...? For Dennis P. there's only one ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, youth, teenage life, mischievous children, wish come true, young heroes, family, hopes, parents and children, child as adult, best friends, magic ...
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
My Brother the Pig (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: If you act like an animal, you just may become one!
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, nanny, teenage life, family, ghost, prank, danger, youth, animal life, disorder, family life, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: mexico, france, europe, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 5.9
 7K
Madeline (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The adventurous, young Madeline is very good at getting into trouble, but she's also fantastic at solving problems as well, and her school-mistress Miss Clavel is not too approving of her. The biggest problem comes up when Lord Covington ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: amateur detective, school, rescue, orphan, kidnapping, hospital, family relations, adventure, family, children, escapades, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1930s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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