Movies like The Nutcracker

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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, rescue, family relations, young heroes, escapades, disorder, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, nutcracker, music, heroes, parallel world, youth, legends and myths, rivalry, christmas, magic, little girl, classical music, very little dialogue, animals, fairy, danger, christmas movie ...

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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, imaginary, escapades, youth, adventure, imaginary kingdom and danger mostly in Family, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Nutcracker: Jack and the Beanstalk (2009), The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996), The Snow Queen (2005), Pinocchio (2002), Hansel and Gretel (1988). 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, escapades, youth, legends and myths, disorder, friends, family, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom ...
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100%
The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Czech Republic, France
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, sexy ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, boy, youth, escapades, mischievous children, coming of age, heroes, disorder, family relations, friends, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
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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, adventure, heroic mission, good versus evil, rescue, imaginary kingdom, friendship, rivalry, escapades, hopes, daring rescue, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A blue harvest moon will rise, allowing the fairies to use a precious moonstone to restore the Pixie Dust Tree, the source of all their magic. But when Tinker Bell accidentally puts all of Pixie Hollow in jeopardy, she must venture out across the ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, friendship, imaginary kingdom, mischievous children, adventure, siblings relations, family, heroes, pirate, young heroes, escapades, family relations ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fish out of water, obsessive quest, mischievous children, adventurer, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, disorder, young heroes, escapades, rescue, misfit ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Hansel and Gretel (1988)
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, feel good, stylized, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: forest, curses spells and rituals, siblings relations, adventure, youth, wizards and magicians, escapades, evil witch, parents and children, family relations, child in peril, witch ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: kids, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, heroes, adventure, save the kingdom, family, young heroes, escapades, youth, prophecy, princess, strong female character, strong female lead ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: semi serious, feel good, stylized, fairy tale
Audience: family outing
Plot: soldier, escapades, master and servant, family, music, rescue, heroes, godparent, objects come to life, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, unicorn, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, wish come true, village, heroic mission, friendship, countryside, fish out of water, imaginary kingdom, village life ...
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: During a summer stay on the mainland, Tinker Bell is accidentally discovered while investigating a little girl's fairy house. As the other fairies, led by the brash Vidia, launch a daring rescue in the middle of a fierce storm, Tink develops a ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: fairy, imaginary kingdom, rescue, friendship, mischievous children, heroes, disorder, friends, curses spells and rituals, adventure, human, summer ...
Time: 2010s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.3
 526
Peter Pan (2000)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Broadway musical adaptation of the fabled children's story.
Style: exciting, captivating, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, adventurer, young heroes, adventure, heroes, good versus evil, friends, imaginary kingdom, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, escapades, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, gothic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: wish fulfillment, adventure, young heroes, heroes, mischievous children, youth, disorder, supernatural, rivalry, fish out of water, parents and children, misfit ...
Time: year 1917, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Azur & Asmar: The Princes' Quest (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium, Spain, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Once upon a time there were two children nursed by same woman. Azur, a blonde, blue-eyed son of a noblewoman and Asmar, the dark skinned and dark-eyed child of the nurse. As kids, they fought and loved each other as brothers do. As grown ups, they ...
Style: fairy tale, stylized, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, imaginary kingdom, genie, curses spells and rituals, wish come true, family, obsessive quest, siblings relations, legends and myths, heroes, orphan, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, semi serious, humorous, stylized, feel good
Audience: kids, date night, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: queen, king, princess, magic, curse, sleeping, elf, fairy, family relations, escapades, family, intrigue ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, family relations, disorder, young heroes, mischievous children, misfit, getting home, heroes, family, pirate, youth, rescue ...
Place: australia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: reindeer, santa claus, christmas, mischievous children, young heroes, child as adult, fish out of water, mistaken identity, orphan, youth, disorder, family life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, semi serious, atmospheric, exciting, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, adventure, young heroes, nutcracker, godparent, heroes, escapades, good versus evil, save the day, rivalry, disorder, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Monster Makers (2003)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, captivating, scary ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: young heroes, adventure, save the day, supernatural, supernatural ability, family, escapades, youth, parents and children, disorder, family relations, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: halloween, human becoming an animal, family, youth, best friends, curses spells and rituals, magic, dog, family relations, friendship, disorder, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Happily N'Ever After 2 (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Fairy tales collide when Mambo and Munk tip the scales of good and evil once again.
Style: fairy tale, not serious, humorous, exciting, parody
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, young heroes, good versus evil, friendship, youth, on the run, heroes, rivalry, love and romance, hopes, daring rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Red Riding Hood (1988)
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, atmospheric, humorous, stylized
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: little red riding hood, woman in danger, self discovery, twins, imaginary kingdom, family relations, friends, friendship, siblings relations, teaching the ways of the world, legends and myths, parallel world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Arthur 3: The War of the Two Worlds (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maltazard, the Evil M, is now 7 feet tall and evolving among the humans, causing terror wherever he goes. His goal is simple: forming an army of giant henchmen and ruling over the universe. Meanwhile, Arthur is still a Minimoy, and thus in a state ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: imaginary kingdom, young heroes, heroic mission, adventure, friendship, family relations, rescue, good versus evil, princess, heroes, disorder, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, feel good, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: elf, family, escapades, adventure, rescue, love and romance, rivalry, master and servant, imaginary kingdom, wish come true, legends and myths, crow ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 5.2
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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
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, mischievous children, adventure, experiment gone awry, teenage life, child as adult, friendship, disorder, rescue, youth, best friends, wish come true ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Gnomes & Trolls: The Secret Chamber (2009)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Junior, a teenage gnome, wants nothing more than to invent gizmos and gadgets in his tree-house laboratory. But Junior's old school father, Jalle, the head gnome of the forest, would prefer his son follow in his footsteps and one day be in ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, save the day, heroic mission, young heroes, odd couple, heroes, friendship, unlikely partners, partners, youth, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, semi serious, exciting, fairy tale, captivating
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: pirate, adventurer, good versus evil, friendship, heroes, young heroes, mischievous children, rivalry, youth, disorder, adolescence vs adulthood, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: legends and myths, adventure, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, family, heroes, young heroes, youth, birthday, small town, small town life, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, save the day, supernatural, supernatural ability, escapades, family, miraculous event, wish come true, magic, family relations, heroes, santa claus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, semi serious, humorous, feel good, psychotronic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: witch, princess, stepmother, adventure, young heroes, good versus evil, heroes, heroic mission, family relations, family, escapades, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: When a huge snowstorm leaves everyone stranded, Mickey and all of his guests at the House of Mouse, including Pooh, Belle, Snow White, Cinderella, Ariel and many more of his old and new friends, break out the cookies and hot chocolate to help Donald ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, stylized, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: cartoon duck, christmas, mermaid, family, partners, adventure, imaginary kingdom, friends, family relations, disorder, escapades, buddies ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%