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The Pagemaster (1994)
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 24K
The Pagemaster (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Tyler knows a lot about accidents. So much so, he is scared to do anything that might endanger him, like riding his bike, or climbing into his treehouse. While in an old library, he is mystically transported into the unknown world of books, and he has to try and get home again. Along the way he meets some interesting characters, like Fantasy, Adventure, and Horror... Written by Colin Tinto
Style: melancholic, touching, feel good, semi serious, stylized, fairy tale, inspirational, clever, unusual plot structure, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, adventure, mischievous children, wizards, dragon, imagination, children, parallel universe, magic wand, getting home, fish out of water, young heroes, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, childhood, fantasy world, child, family, obsession, good versus evil, library, rain, beautiful scenery, pirate, island ...
Time: 90s, 1990s

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Most similar movies to The Pagemaster

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, sweet, visually appealing and feel good films with plots about family, storytelling, catastrophe, childhood, adventure, children and dialogue mostly in Animation, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like The Pagemaster: A Troll in Central Park (1994), The Phantom Tollbooth (1970), The Last Unicorn (1982), The Flight of Dragons (1982), FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A little boy whose dreams transcend reality is sucked into his own fantasy, which is everything he has dreamed of, until he unleashes an old secret that may not only destroy this perfect dream world but reality itself.
Style: humorous, stylized, scary, psychological, clever ...
Audience: kids, teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: family, king, fantasy world, princess, adventure, steampunk, lone hero, sexualized violence, culture clash, redemption, demon, farce ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Troll in Central Park (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A friendly troll with a magic green thumb grows one flower too many for the queen, whose laws require all trolls to be mean ugly and scare humans whenever possible. As a punishment, he is exiled to a world of concrete, where he should live a life of ...
Style: humorous, sweet, semi serious, touching, sexy ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: magic, troll, adventure, family, imaginary kingdom, friendship, heroic mission, youth, mischievous children, escapades, good versus evil, heroes ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A full length animated film for all the family to enjoy. Pooh gets confused when Christopher Robin leaves him a note to say that he has gone back to school after the holidays. So Pooh, Piglet, Tigger, Eeyore and Rabbit go in search of Christopher ...
Style: touching, humorous, sweet, road movie, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: winnie the pooh, disney, school, friendship, family, adventure, monster, pig, mentor, beautiful scenery, first contact, fantasy world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Phantom Tollbooth (1970)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Phantom Tollbooth, based upon the children's adventure novel by Norton Juster, tells the story of a bored young boy named Milo. Unexpectedly receiving a magic tollbooth and, having nothing better to do, Milo drives through it and enters a ...
Style: intellectual, dark fantasy, visually appealing, educational, thought provoking ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: fantasy world, children, demon, surrealism, transformation, justice, toy car, literature, distopia, dreams, secrets, culture clash ...
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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The Last Unicorn (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: From a riddle-speaking butterfly, a unicorn learns that she is supposedly the last of her kind, all the others having been herded away by the Red Bull. The unicorn sets out to discover the truth behind the butterfly's words. She is eventually ...
Style: touching, exciting, feel good, fairy tale, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: unicorn, good versus evil, adventure, magic, friendship, horse, rescue, medieval, heroic mission, dragon, mythology, magician ...
Time: year 1982, 80s
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Flight of Dragons (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The realm of magic is being threatened by the realm of logic, so Carolinus, the green wizard decides to shield it for all time. Ommedon, the evil red wizard, stands in his way. Carolinus then calls for a quest that is to be led by a man named Peter ...
Style: humorous, sweet, colourful, talky, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, time travel, adventure, good versus evil, magic, imaginary kingdom, fish out of water, heroes, friendship, supernatural, master villain, rescue ...
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: When a sprite named Crysta shrinks a human boy, Zak, down to her size, he vows to help the magical fairy folk stop a greedy logging company from destroying their home, the pristine rainforest known as FernGully. Zak and his new friends fight to ...
Style: fairy tale, touching, humorous, colourful, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens ...
Plot: fairy, good versus evil, environment, adventure, magic, jungle, imaginary kingdom, environmental, forest, love, toxic, righting the wronged ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 125K
Anastasia (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This animated adventure retells the story of the lost daughter of Russia's last czar. The evil Rasputin places a curse on the Romanov family, and Anastasia and her grandmother, Empress Maria, get separated. After growing up in an orphanage, ...
Style: touching, exciting, factual, captivating, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: princess, childhood, adventure, royal family, happy ending, good versus evil, family, hopes, disney, cinderella story, destiny, memory loss ...
Time: 20th century
Place: paris france, russia, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Pete's Dragon (1977)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Pete, a young orphan, runs away to a Maine fishing town with his best friend a lovable, sometimes invisible dragon named Elliott! When they are taken in by a kind lighthouse keeper, Nora, and her father, Elliott's prank playing lands them in ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, friendship, disney, small town, adventure, unlikely friendships, family, children, family relations, love story, presumed dead, orphan ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Polar Express (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.
Style: feel good, 3d animation, stylized, touching, christmas special ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, holiday, magic, adventure, dream, railway, train, family, snow, winter, life philosophy, good versus evil ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Captain New Eyes travels back in time and feeds dinosaurs his Brain Grain cereal, which makes them intelligent and non-violent. They agree to go to the Middle Future in order to grant the wishes of children in New York city. They are to meet Dr. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens
Plot: dinosaur, time travel, adventure, friendship, talking animals, escapades, young heroes, rescue, disorder, love, family, animals ...
Time: prehistory, 90s, prehistoric times, year 1993
Place: new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Sword in the Stone (1963)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Wart is a young boy who aspires to be a knight's squire. On a hunting trip he falls in on Merlin, a powerful but amnesiac wizard who has plans for him beyond mere squiredom. He starts by trying to give him an education, believing that once one ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, entertaining, dark fantasy, visually appealing ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: disney, medieval, magic, arthurian legend, transformation, talking animals, adventure, destiny, witch, king arthur, friendship, good versus evil ...
Time: 1930s, middle ages
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Return of Jafar (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Japan, Australia
Duration: 69 min.
Story: The evil Jafar escapes from the magic lamp as an all-powerful genie, ready to plot his revenge against Aladdin. From battling elusive villains atop winged horses, to dodging flames inside an exploding lava pit, it's up to Aladdin - with ...
Style: humorous, harsh, sweet, unusual plot structure, visually appealing ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: disney, aladdin, imaginary kingdom, wrongful conviction, disney princess, desert, transformation, princess, family, adventure, vengeance, genie ...
Time: 18th century
Place: arabia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 907K
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Sullivan and Mike Wazowski are monsters, they earn their living scaring children and are the best in the business... even though they're more afraid of the children than they are of them. When a child accidentally enters their world, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: monster, friendship, adventure, creature, imagination, parallel world, rivalry, fantasy world, talking animals, disney, friends, children ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century
Place: himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Cat Returns (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Haru, a schoolgirl bored by her ordinary routine, saves the life of an unusual cat and suddenly her world is transformed beyond anything she ever imagined. The Cat King rewards her good deed with a flurry of presents, including a very shocking ...
Style: sweet, feel good, fairy tale, humorous, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, cat, adventure, rescue, friendship, talking cat, human animal relationship, prince, disorder, family relations, mischievous children, magic ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Magic Sword: Quest for Camelot (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: During the times of King Arthur, Kayley is a brave girl who dreams of following her late father as a Knight of the Round Table. The evil Ruber wants to invade Camelot and take the throne of King Arthur, and Kayley has to stop him.
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, visually appealing, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: dragon, blindness, king arthur, medieval, creature, female warrior, siege, arthurian legend, mythology, happy ending, adventure, family ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 120K
Treasure Planet (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When space galleon cabin boy Jim Hawkins discovers a map to an intergalactic "loot of a thousand worlds," a cyborg cook named John Silver teaches him to battle supernovas and space storms. But, soon, Jim realizes Silver is a pirate intent ...
Style: exciting, fairy tale, entertaining, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens
Plot: pirate, steampunk, treasure hunt, adventure, alien, treasure, disney, betrayal, space travel, fictional planet, androids and robots, adventurer ...
Time: future, distant future, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Black Cauldron (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Taran is an assistant pigkeeper with boyish dreams of becoming a great warrior. However, he has to put the daydreaming aside when his charge, an oracular pig named Hen Wen, is kidnapped by an evil lord known as the Horned King. The villain hopes Hen ...
Style: fairy tale, stylized, humorous, tense, gothic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, horror for children
Plot: magic, good versus evil, pig, sword and sorcery, fantasy world, princess, beast, witch, wizards, mythology, supernatural, disney ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
Place: england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Wild Thornberrys Movie (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Eliza and Debbie are two sisters who don't always get along. But their relationship is put to the test when Debbie's life is in danger, and Eliza might have to give up her power to talk to animals....
Style: humorous, clever, feel good, semi serious, scary ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, rescue, eccentric family, supernatural, supernatural ability, mischievous children, friendship, heroic mission, escapades, youth, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, london, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Soren, a young barn owl, is kidnapped by owls of St. Aggie's, ostensibly an orphanage, where owlets are brainwashed into becoming soldiers. He and his new friends escape to the island of Ga'Hoole, to assist its noble, wise owls who fight ...
Style: exciting, captivating, scenic, fairy tale, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, owl, bird, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, talking animals, heroic mission, family, save the kingdom, rescue, animals, flying ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Care Bears Movie (1985)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The Care Bears have their work cut out for them, because Nicolas, a lonely magician's assistant, is about to fall under the evil influence of a bad spirit who lives in an ancient magic book -- it seems Nicolas will do just about anything for ...
Style: feel good, humorous, stylized, sweet, touching ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, preschoolers, toddlers ...
Plot: talking animals, friendship, orphan, family, adventure, good versus evil, animal life, kids and family, unlikely friendships, wish come true, siblings relations, rescue ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 'Toon star Roger is worried that his wife Jessica is playing pattycake with someone else, so the studio hires detective Eddie Valiant to snoop on her. But the stakes are quickly raised when Marvin Acme is found dead and Roger is the prime ...
Style: surreal, sexy, neo noir, feel good, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, date night ...
Plot: private detective, rabbit, falsely accused, disney, sexy woman, twists and turns, investigation, frame up, hollywood, goofy hero, murder, partners ...
Time: 80s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1947, post world war two
Place: los angeles, usa, america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Tale of Despereaux (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Once upon a time... in the far away kingdom of Dor... lived a brave and virtuous mouse with comically oversized ears who dreamt of becoming a knight. Banished from his home for having such lofty ambitions, Despereaux sets off on an amazing adventure ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, humorous, touching, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: imaginary kingdom, mouse, adventurer, friendship, hopes, daring rescue, self discovery, society, rebellion, escapades, anthropomorphic mouse, anthropomorphic animal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Doug's 1st Movie (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Doug and his pal Skeeter set's out to find the monster of Lucky Duck Lake. Though things get really out of hand when some one blurts out that the monster is real.
Style: humorous, entertaining, melancholic, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: disney, family, happy ending, friendship, good versus evil, basic training, fish out of water, disorder, best friends, heroes, childhood, multiple storylines ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Tigger Movie (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: As it happens, everybody - Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, Roo, Rabbit, Owl - is busy preparing a suitable winter home for Eeyore. When everything they do seems to get undone by Tigger's exuberant bouncing, Rabbit suggest Tigger go outside and find other ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, intense, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, winnie the pooh, adventure, disney, rescue, heroic mission, escapades, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, young heroes, disorder, tiger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Pooh's Heffalump Movie (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Who or what exactly is a Heffalump? The lovable residents of the Hundred Acre Wood -- Winnie the Pooh, Rabbit, Tigger, Eeyore, Kanga and the rest of the pack -- embark on a journey of discovery in search of the elusive Heffalump. But as is always ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: winnie the pooh, disney, friendship, family, children, talking animals, adventure, childhood, life philosophy, elephant, happy ending, culture clash ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Hans Christian Andersen's Thumbelina (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The tiny girl meets a fairy prince who saves her from the creatures of the woods.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, feel good, melancholic, visually appealing ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: fairy, disney, talking animals, love, childhood, princess, kidnapping, family, adventure, witch, natural disaster, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The thrilling second chapter of the epic How To Train Your Dragon trilogy brings back the fantastical world of Hiccup and Toothless five years later. While Astrid, Snotlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races (the ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, emotional, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, viking, legends and myths, rescue, animals, imaginary kingdom, friendship, adventure, good versus evil, family, warrior, death of father ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Recess: School's Out (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Recess: School's Out is a 2001 animated film based on the Disney television series Recess. This film was produced by Walt Disney Pictures and was released theatrically nationwide on February 16, 2001.It's the most exciting time of year at ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, melancholic, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: disney, friendship, adventure, school, family, elementary school, unlikely friendships, happy ending, summer camp, troublemaker, classmate, partners ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Rescuers Down Under (1990)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A lawless poacher wants to capture a majestic and rare golden eagle, so he kidnaps the boy who knows where to find the bird. Not to worry -- the Rescue Aid Society's top agents, heroic mice Miss Bianca and Bernard, fly to Australia to save the ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, melancholic, intense, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: disney, talking animals, poacher, adventure, friendship, rescue, anthropomorphic animal, good versus evil, mouse, unlikely friendships, honest, australian outback ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: australia, new york, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%