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Mio in the Land of Faraway (1987)
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Mio in the Land of Faraway (1987)
Original name: Mio min Mio
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, Soviet Union, Norway
Duration: 99 min.
Story: They're two best friends, a million miles from home. On an incredible adventure, beyond the boundaries of space and time. A fantasy about a lonely boy who is transferred from his dull life with his adoptive parents to the land where his real father is the king.
Style: light, captivating, entertaining, exciting, fairy tale, humorous, stylized, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, supernatural, parallel world, kidnapping, orphan, rivalry, hopes, daring rescue, heroic mission, magic, friendship, courage, boy, sword and sorcery, ancient, father, coming of age, rescue, knight, king, pirate, family ...
Place: eastern europe, stockholm sweden

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, fairy tale and exciting films with plots about family, adventure, imaginary, escapades, danger, rivalry and imaginary kingdom mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like Mio in the Land of Faraway: Labyrinth (1986), Peter Pan (2003), Ronia: The Robber's Daughter (1984), The Secret of Moonacre (2008), The Snow Queen (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
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: fairy tale, atmospheric, exciting, epic, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, good versus evil, fantasy world, adventure, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, family, magical, parallel world, talking animals, magic, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1940
Place: london, england
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100%
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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, fairy tale, humorous, stylized, surreal ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: surrealism, rescue, good versus evil, adventure, maze, beast, imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, friendship, heroes, puppet, hopes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Peter Pan (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Australia
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: fairy tale, feel good, exciting, captivating, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, teens
Plot: pirate, fairy, childhood, adventure, children, fantasy world, boy, imaginary kingdom, first love, young heroes, magic, captain ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 20th century
Place: london, europe, big ben london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: This time around Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, along with their pesky cousin Eustace Scrubb find themselves swallowed into a painting and on to a fantastic Narnian ship headed for the very edges of the world.
Style: visually appealing, captivating, exciting, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, wizards, obsessive quest, dragon, fantasy world, witch, family, good versus evil, adventure, prince, parallel universe, female warrior ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Ronia: The Robber's Daughter (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Ronya lives happily in her father's castle until she comes across a new playmate, Birk, in the nearby dark forest. The two explore the wilderness, braving dangerous Witchbirds and Rump-Gnomes. But when their families find out Birk and Ronja ...
Style: exciting, captivating, semi serious, feel good, modern fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: forest, friendship, family, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, castle, bandit, adventurer, family relations, parents and children, adventure, mischievous children ...
Time: year 1984
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
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100%
The Secret of Moonacre (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hungary, UK, France, Australia, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When 13 year old Maria Merryweather's father dies, leaving her orphaned and homeless, she is forced to leave her luxurious London life to go and live with Sir Benjamin, an eccentric uncle she didn't know she had, at the mysterious Moonacre ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, sentimental, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, young heroes, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, orphan, adventure, family relations, youth, estate, heroes, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Snow Queen (2005)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 56 min.
Story: When Gerda befriends penniless Kay their growing friendship is cut short as one cold winter night a fragment of glass pierces Kay's eye, turning his heart cold. Enchanted by the Snow Queen he is swept away on her chariot over the glittering ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, captivating, sincere
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, adventure, good versus evil, rescue, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, rivalry, escapades, hopes, daring rescue, youth, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The NeverEnding Story (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: While hiding from bullies in his school's attic, a young boy discovers the extraordinary land of Fantasia, through a magical book called The Neverending Story. The book tells the tale of Atreyu, a young warrior who, with the help of a luck ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, light, surreal, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick, teens
Plot: adventure, dragon, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, magic, mythology, child protagonist, imagination, fantasy world, oracle, heroic mission, giant ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Ewok Adventure (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Towani family civilian shuttlecraft crashes on the forest moon of Endor. The four Towani's are separated. Jermitt and Catarine, the mother and father are captured by the giant Gorax, and Mace and Cindel, the son and daughter, are missing ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, star wars, space and aliens, magic, battles, friendship, bravery, spacecraft, good versus evil, save the world, adventure, family ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: friends, exploitation, family relations, travel, disorder, young heroes, mischievous children, misfit, getting home, heroes, family, pirate ...
Place: australia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: fairy tale, exciting, epic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, adventure, chosen one, supernatural ability, heroic mission, fantasy world, legends and myths, young heroes, good versus evil, elf, destiny ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: feel good, humorous, entertaining, semi serious, gothic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: youth, wish fulfillment, adventure, young heroes, heroes, mischievous children, disorder, fish out of water, parents and children, supernatural, rivalry, misfit ...
Time: year 1917, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Escape to Witch Mountain (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tia and Tony are two orphaned youngsters with extraordinary powers. Lucas Deranian poses as their uncle in order to get the kids into the clutches of Deranian's megalomaniacal boss, evil millionaire Aristotle Bolt, who wants to exploit them. ...
Style: dark fantasy, allegory, unusual plot structure, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: disney, orphan, magic, alien, witch, chase, supernatural, kids and family, adventure, good versus evil, family, youth ...
Time: 1930s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Merlin's Apprentice (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: The great sorcerer Merlin has returned to Camelot, a kingdom now vulnerable to ill fates and war since the theft of the Holy Grail, its greatest gift and protection. With the help of Jack, an irascible young beggar-thief imbued with his own unruly ...
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, humorous, exciting, epic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: wizards and magicians, magic, holy grail, arthurian legend, camelot, adventure, curses spells and rituals, apprentice, sword and sorcery, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dragonheart: A New Beginning (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When Geoff, an orphaned stable boy (Chris Masterson), discovers Drake (voice of Robby Benson), the world's last living dragon, he realizes that his dream of becoming a knight in shining armor can now come true. Together, they soon face ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: dragon, medieval, sword and sorcery, good versus evil, legend, imaginary kingdom, knight, friendship, orphan, save the kingdom, mythical creature, adventure ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
A Wrinkle in Time (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 251 min.
Story: Based on a children's series by the same name. Meg and Charles Wallace are aided by Calvin and three interesting women in the search for their father who disappeared during a government experiment. Their travels take them around the universe to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, psychotronic
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: time travel, guardian angel, good versus evil, youth, space travel, space and aliens, supernatural, daring rescue, young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, parallel world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: fairy tale, feel good, semi serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventurer, pirate, good versus evil, friendship, heroes, young heroes, mischievous children, rivalry, youth, disorder, adolescence vs adulthood, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Neverending Story III (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
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: feel good, entertaining, humorous, unusual plot structure, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, adventure, dragon, bullying, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, youth, family, childhood, fantasy world, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Tall Tale (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young boy draws on the inspiration of legendary western characters to find the strength to fight an evil land baron in the old west who wants to steal his family's farm and destroy their idyllic community. When Daniel Hackett sees his father ...
Style: entertaining, sentimental, melancholic, stylized, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, disney, family, young heroes, good versus evil, daring rescue, treasure hunt, adventurer, heroic mission, on the run, rescue, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century
Place: austin texas, texas, california
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59%
The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A boy's life is turned upside down when he learns that he is the last of a group of immortal warriors who have dedicated their lives to fighting the forces of the dark.
Style: light, exciting, intense, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, time travel, supernatural ability, coming of age, chosen one, heroic mission, save the world, adventure, destiny, heroes, young heroes, parallel world ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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, entertaining, touching, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: childhood, pirate, adventure, fairy, kidnapping, magic, family, good versus evil, rescue, duel, destiny, creativity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, big ben london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, humorous, feel good, light, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: disney, magic, family, youth, adventure, chase, good versus evil, car, talking animals, gnome, raccoon, school ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, splatter, fairy tale ...
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Plot: train, adventure, family, magic, rescue, friendship, rivalry, escapades, young heroes, adventurer, good versus evil, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: london, toronto ontario canada, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Kids World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: What would you wish for if you were eleven and could have anything in the world? Your parents don't understand you. Your teenage brother is constantly getting you in trouble...for things he did! You're in love with the twelve-year-old girl ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, suspense
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Plot: youth, experiment gone awry, teenage life, child as adult, friendship, young heroes, mischievous children, adventure, disorder, wish come true, family life, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Trouble at Timpetill (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Luxembourg
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The children of a small European mountain village end up being its only residents, soon after the adults cannot take their behavior any longer.
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, light, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: youth, soldier, disorder, village, adventure, family relations, prank, escape, save the day, village life, friends, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Dark Crystal (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal and restore order to his world, before the grotesque race of Skeksis find and use the crystal for evil.
Style: dark fantasy, fairy tale, light, exciting, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fantasy world, puppetry, good versus evil, adventure, mission, crystal, magic, puppet, wizards, monster, sword and sorcery, medieval ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The army of the Marauders, led by by King Terak and the witch Charal attack the Ewoks village. The parents and the brother of Cindel all die in this attack. Cindel and the Ewok Wicket escape and in a forrest they meet Teek a naughty and very fast ...
Style: parody, exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: star wars, space and aliens, dragon, village, space exploration, alien, space adventure, extraterrestrial, kidnapping, friendship, battles, forest ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: humorous, stylized, semi serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, arthurian legend, adventure, folk hero, supernatural, legends and myths, hidden identity, love and romance, family, dishonesty, teenage life, wizards and magicians ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Voyage of the Unicorn (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 170 min.
TV show
Story: One day the Aislings find themselves magically transported to a ship called the Unicorn. Here, they discover that they've been chosen to fulfill an incredible quest! They undergo an incredible journey of discovery in strange lands with ...
Style: stylized, fairy tale, touching, inspirational, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, adventurer, minotaur, parallel world, unicorn, good versus evil, escapades, supernatural ability, mythology, young heroes, destiny ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Journey to the Christmas Star (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Norway
Duration: 80 min.
Story: 13 year old kind-hearted Sonja arrives at a tiny village together with a company of bandits. But there is a curse on the village. A long time ago, the King’s only daughter Goldhair disappeared while searching for the Christmas Star. The Queen died ...
Style: fairy tale, captivating, serious, atmospheric, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: winter, imaginary kingdom, adventure, friendship, curses spells and rituals, christmas, young heroes, escapades, evil witch, long lost daughter, king, little girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%