Movies like The Nutcracker 1993

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The Nutcracker (1993)
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The Nutcracker (1993)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve, a little girl named Marie falls asleep and dreams herself into a fantastic world in which her toys become larger than life. She meets up with the Nutcracker Prince who takes her on a journey to his kingdom and defends her from the Mouse King.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, stylized, fairy tale, atmospheric
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ballet, family, family relations, danger, rescue, young heroes, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, escapades, disorder, christmas movie, music, parallel world, youth, heroes, legends and myths, imaginary, rivalry, nutcracker, christmas, fairy, magic, little girl, classical music, animal ...

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Most similar movies to The Nutcracker

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, feel good and fairy tale films with plots about family, danger, imaginary, escapades, youth, adventure and heroes mostly in Fantasy, Family and Musical genres. Some movies like The Nutcracker: Jack and the Beanstalk (2009), The Snow Queen (2005), Pinocchio (2002), Hansel and Gretel (1987), Monster Makers (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Jack and the Beanstalk (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A fairy tale character who is about to flunk out of fairy tale school, Jack must perform a heroic deed by Monday or fail miserably, just like his father before him. Anxious to make good, Jack sells his C.O.W. (Computer of Wonder) for a handful of ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, giant, young heroes, legends and myths, escapades, danger, youth, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, family, friends ...
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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: semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, captivating, sincere
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: young heroes, imaginary kingdom, adventure, heroic mission, good versus evil, rescue, daring rescue, escapades, rivalry, youth, danger, hopes ...
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64%
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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, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, adventurer, obsessive quest, fish out of water, rescue, misfit, escapades, danger, young heroes, disorder, friendship, parents and children ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Hansel and Gretel (1987)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Hansel and Gretel tells the tale of two young children driven from home by their scolding mother. Losing their way in the dark forest they stumble upon the cottage of a kindly old woman. But is this kindly old woman everything she seems...?
Style: fairy tale, humorous, stylized, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: curses spells and rituals, youth, adventure, siblings relations, wizards and magicians, danger, escapades, evil witch, in the woods, parents and children, child in peril, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Monster Makers (2003)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Monster Makers is based on Tim Stoker's experience as a Monster movie geek. The monsters in an old non released movie come out of the movie and Tim and his friends in the real world must find a way to stop the monsters.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, scary ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: save the day, young heroes, supernatural, adventure, danger, youth, supernatural ability, family, escapades, parents and children, disorder, family relations ...
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54%
Magic Silver II (2011)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Norway
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's the harshest winter in memory, and the gnomes' very existence is in danger. Eager to help, Queen Fjellrose betrays one of their strictest rules and goes out looking for the Blue Horn, a magical instrument that can alter the weather.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, semi serious, light
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, danger, imaginary, heroes, adventure, escapades, family, youth, young heroes, save the kingdom, prophecy, dwarf ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The White Pony (1999)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The search for a mystical pony in Ireland.
Style: semi serious, offbeat, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, misfit, countryside, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, wish come true, friendship, family life, village life, village, legends and myths, fish out of water ...
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Nutcracker (1986)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The colorful holiday classic is finally brought to the big screen, designed by famed children's story author and artist Maurice Sendak, and written for the first time to be as close as possible to the original story. A lavish, exciting and ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, feel good, stylized
Audience: family outing
Plot: soldier, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, rescue, master and servant, imaginary, escapades, family, music, heroes, legends and myths, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Peter Pan (2000)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Broadway musical adaptation of the fabled children's story.
Style: semi serious, captivating, exciting, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, young heroes, adventurer, heroes, good versus evil, adventure, adolescence vs adulthood, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, escapades, youth, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, semi serious, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: wish fulfillment, adventure, heroes, young heroes, mischievous children, youth, disorder, rivalry, danger, supernatural, parents and children, fish out of water ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Sleeping Beauty (1987)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Feature-length, live-action musical version of the classic fairy tale by Charles Perrault.
Style: fairy tale, stylized, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, date night, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: queen, king, princess, magic, curse, sleeping, fairy, curses spells and rituals, family relations, romance, youth, family ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Red Riding Hood (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
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, atmospheric, humorous, stylized, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: little red riding hood, twins, woman in danger, self discovery, imaginary kingdom, teaching the ways of the world, family relations, friends, show tunes, rescue, orphan, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: friends, family relations, miniaturization, part animation, wish come true, disorder, rescue, family, danger, imaginary, heroes, memory loss ...
Place: australia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Prancer Returns (2001)
Genre: Family, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This holiday-themed children's film offers a unique take on the legend of Santa Claus and his tiny reindeer. In this movie, a young boy finds a deer in the forest he is sure is Santa's beloved Prancer. Determined to return the creature to ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: reindeer, santa claus, christmas, child's point of view, mischievous children, young heroes, mistaken identity, child as adult, fish out of water, orphan, youth, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Nutcracker in 3D (2010)
Genre: Action, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in 1920's Vienna, this is the tale of a little girl, whose godfather gives her a special doll one Christmas Eve.
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, semi serious, exciting, entertaining
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, young heroes, adventure, godparent, good versus evil, escapades, danger, heroes, save the day, rivalry, disorder, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 20s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Halloween Puppy (2012)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A boy accidentally turns his mom's boyfriend into a dog.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: halloween, human becomes animal, human becoming an animal, family, curses spells and rituals, youth, best friends, magic, dog, family relations, friendship, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Snow 2: Brain Freeze (2008)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: It's three days before Christmas, and Nick Snowden forgets about spending early Christmas with his wife, Sandy due to pressure at work. After a fight, Nick walks through a magical mirror and ends up with amnesia. Now it's up to Sandy to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, sentimental
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family relations, family, danger, good versus evil, rivalry, supportive spouse, save the day, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, disorder, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Kids World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, suspense
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, mischievous children, young heroes, friendship, teenage life, experiment gone awry, child as adult, best friends, youth, disorder, family life, wish come true ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, feel good, humorous, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: family, master and servant, adventure, rescue, rivalry, danger, escapades, love and romance, imaginary, legends and myths, wish come true, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: semi serious, feel good, exciting, fairy tale, captivating
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: pirate, adventurer, young heroes, mischievous children, good versus evil, heroes, friendship, disorder, imaginary, escapades, danger, adolescence vs adulthood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, family relations, friends, disorder, coming of age, escapades, young heroes, imaginary, danger, rescue, heroes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
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Story: Jack Robinson is a wealthy business man with no time for anything but work. However, a family curse is looming over him - no man in the Robinson line ever lives past the age of thirty. With his upcoming birthday appears the remains of literally ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, imaginary, magic, adventure, mysterious character, dragon, heroes, legends and myths, adventurer, fairy, miniature person, midget ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Mystical Adventures of Billy Owens (2008)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When Billy turns 11 on November 11 he realises he is no ordinary boy.
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: legends and myths, danger, adventure, imaginary, good versus evil, heroes, youth, family, young heroes, wizards and magicians, birthday, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Elf-Man (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An Elf is left behind by Santa to help rescue the Harper family from a lousy Christmas. The Elf and the family get more than they bargained for, as the kids help the Elf discover his special powers and true identity as a budding superhero.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, save the day, supernatural ability, supernatural, imaginary, escapades, danger, family, wish come true, miraculous event, elf, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: witch, puppet, young heroes, adventure, friendship, wizard of oz, danger, escapades, rescue, scarecrow, puppets, puppetry ...
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.7
 351
Three Brothers (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Czech Republic, Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three brothers leave their home to see the world. During their journey, young men as by miracle enter into famous fairy tales (Little Riding Hood, Sleeping Beauty, Twelve Months) and face traps, unexpected moments and even love in a story full of ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: princess, witch, stepmother, adventure, heroes, young heroes, good versus evil, heroic mission, youth, escapades, imaginary, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: fairy godmother, magic, family, imaginary, rivalry, supernatural ability, down on your luck, wish come true, mischievous children, parents and children, father daughter relationship, satire ...
Place: new york, nebraska, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Hansel & Gretel (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Hansel and Gretel is a 2002 film adaptation of the Brothers Grimm children's story. It stars Jacob Smith and Taylor Momsen as the eponymous characters. It includes the Sandman, played by Howie Mandel and Sinbad as a raven.
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: witch, forest, adventurer, good versus evil, adventure, young heroes, supernatural, danger, escapades, siblings relations, curses spells and rituals, parallel world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Hermie & Friends: A Fruitcake Christmas (2005)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, toddlers
Plot: heroes, family life, disorder, friends, danger, escapades, christmas, family relations, pets, family, computer animation, caterpillar
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Princess (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A reclusive princess and a directionless young man embark on a quest to save the world's mythical creatures from becoming extinct.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mermaid, rescue, fall in love, direction and purpose, mistaken identity, disorder, danger, love and romance, escapades, charity, imaginary, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%