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The Pagemaster (1994)
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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: touching, feel good, semi serious, stylized, melancholic, cult film, 2d animation, dark fantasy, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, mischievous children, magic, fantasy world, book, imaginary kingdom, getting home, heroic mission, imaginary, fish out of water, young heroes, imagination, dragon, library, wizards, bicycle, rain, parallel universe, children, lone hero, beautiful scenery, family, obsession, good versus evil, youth ...
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, semi serious, feel good and visually appealing films with plots about adventure, family, friendship, escapades, heroes, fantasy world and good versus evil mostly in Animation, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like The Pagemaster: The Phantom Tollbooth (1970), The Last Unicorn (1982), The Sword in the Stone (1963), A Troll in Central Park (1994), The Flight of Dragons (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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, exciting, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: adventure, family, imaginary, master villain, daring rescue, escapades, good versus evil, heroes, mischievous children, rivalry, young heroes, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ 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: not serious, humorous, feel good, 2d animation, surprise ending ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: rescue, toy car, car, child driving car, youth, rivalry, adventure, young heroes, good versus evil, disorder, friends, palaces castles and temples ...
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ 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: humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good, 2d animation ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, school, rescue, adventure, quest, family, wish come true, imaginary, obsessive quest, pets, youth, orphan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Unicorn (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, West Germany, Japan, 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: exciting, feel good, touching, light, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: unicorn, magic, adventure, good versus evil, dragon, rescue, friendship, heroic mission, wizards and magicians, heroes, imaginary, prince ...
Time: year 1982, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, exciting, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: disney, knight, legends and myths, king arthur, prophecy, excalibur, rise to the top, throne, adventure, family, destiny, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: middle ages, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ 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, semi serious, touching, sweet, cult film ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: troll, imaginary kingdom, adventure, friendship, heroic mission, family, fish out of water, mischievous children, heroes, youth, escapades, good versus evil ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ 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, exciting, semi serious, sweet, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: dragon, adventure, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, time travel, magic, fish out of water, imaginary kingdom, heroes, friendship, heroic mission, danger ...
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
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: touching, humorous, feel good, colourful, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: fairy, adventure, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, environment, magic, in the woods, jungle, righting the wronged, ecological disaster, young lovers, save the day ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, UK, France, West Germany
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: neo noir, humorous, feel good, entertaining, surreal ...
Audience: pre-teens, date night, teens, family outing, kids
Plot: private detective, rabbit, cartoon rabbit, falsely accused, femme fatale, parallel world, investigation, frame up, goofy hero, partners, odd couple, imagination ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1947, post world war two ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers, preschoolers, teens ...
Plot: animal life, friendship, talking animals, orphan, good versus evil, family, adventure, siblings relations, wish come true, rescue, imaginary, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 80s
⇓ 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, touching, stylized, semi serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: christmas, train ride, magic, belief, adventure, santa claus, christmas movie, train travel, holiday, self discovery, north pole, fish out of water ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, 2d animation, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, friendship, time travel, young heroes, rescue, escapades, disorder, danger, talking animals, heroes, prehistoric creature ...
Time: 90s, prehistory, prehistoric, prehistoric times, year 1993 ...
Place: new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 23K
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: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, family relations, small town, orphan, presumed dead, invisibility, part animation, dragon, adventure, family, imaginary, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 90s
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 846K
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, sweet, funny, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: friendship, monster, creature, adventure, imaginary, parallel world, friends, rivalry, talking animals, misfit, computer animation, invisibility ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: himalaya
⇓ 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: exciting, humorous, feel good, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens
Plot: dragon, sword, adventure, knight, royal family, king arthur, good versus evil, rescue, heroic mission, blindness, folk hero, young heroes ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ 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: feel good, sweet, humorous, fairy tale, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, prince, cat, adventure, talking cat, rescue, human animal relationship, friendship, mischievous children, family relations, disorder, magic ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Return of Jafar (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
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, feel good, semi serious, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, disney, genie, good versus evil, rescue, aladdin, revenge, family, adventure, vengeance, friends, friendship ...
Time: 18th century
Place: middle east, arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tales from Earthsea (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Something bizarre has come over the land. The kingdom is deteriorating. People are beginning to act strange... What's even more strange is that people are beginning to see dragons, which shouldn't enter the world of humans. Due to all ...
Style: exciting, touching, serious, light, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, adventure, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, young heroes, heroes, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, magic, master villain, supernatural ability, supernatural ...
Place: europe, macedonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Black Cauldron (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
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: stylized, humorous, tense, surreal, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, horror for children
Plot: sword, magic, pig, supernatural, disney princess, good versus evil, wizards, dragon, heroes, race against time, fantasy world, fairy ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
Place: england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp (1990)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Scrooge McDuck, his dimwitted pilot Launch Pad, and his nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie, with Webby, arrive in Egypt where Scrooge finds the lost treasure of Collie Baba, unbeknownst to Scrooge, a magic lamp was included inside the treasure, so while ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: genie, disney, treasure, adventure, daring rescue, adventurer, disorder, treasure hunt, heroic mission, wish come true, curses spells and rituals, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, clever, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: rescue, adventure, family, eccentric family, supernatural, supernatural ability, mischievous children, friendship, heroic mission, wildlife, youth, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, london, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 123K
Onward (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a suburban fantasy world, two teenage elf brothers embark on an extraordinary quest to discover if there is still a little magic left out there.
Style: feel good, sincere, captivating, modern fairy tale, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: elf, brother brother relationship, magic, disney, fantasy world, teenage boy, adventure, computer animation, dead father, teenage protagonist, fairy, van ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Casper's Scare School (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: When Casper's been being friendly lately even when playing with a boy named Jimmy, Kibosh: The King of the Underworld has Casper enrolled into a Scare School headed by the two-headed headmaster Alder and Dash. He befriends Ra, a mummy with ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching, scary
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: ghost, supernatural, danger, imaginary, friendship, save the day, young heroes, family, good versus evil, heroes, youth, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: humorous, feel good, sentimental, exciting, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, warrior, best friends, legends and myths, youth, viking, journey, rescue, family, friendship, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, friendship, adventure, imaginary, rescue, family relations, danger, good versus evil, princess, heroes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Tigger Movie (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Japan
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, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, intense ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: friendship, tiger, rescue, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, young heroes, disorder, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, imaginary, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
 13K
The Hobbit (1977)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bilbo Baggins the Hobbit was just minding his own business, when his occasional visitor Gandalf the Wizard drops in one night. One by one, a whole group of dwarves drop in, and before he knows it, Bilbo has joined their quest to reclaim their ...
Style: stylized, exciting, humorous, semi serious, cult film ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: dragon, dwarf, good versus evil, heroes, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, magic, spider, adventure, family, gold, elf ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Christmas Is Here Again (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When the evil Krad steals Santa's toy bag, he crushes the holiday spirit- and over time, the world's children forget all about Christmas. Now, a wide-eyed orphan and her band of friends will embark on the polar adventure of a lifetime, as ...
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: orphan, christmas, adventure, animal life, imaginary kingdom, wish come true, fish out of water, heroic mission, optimism, escapades, goofy hero, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Land Before Time IX: Journey to Big Water (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Beloved dinosaurs Littlefoot, Cera, Spike, Petrie and Ducky return in this story about the wonders of discovery that features new songs, including Donny Osmond's "No One Has to Be Alone."
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, 2d animation ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, family relations, youth, family life, best friends, child in peril, danger, heroes, family, heroic mission, disorder, escapades ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: During a post-Christmas play date, the gang find themselves in uncharted territory when the coolest set of action figures ever turn out to be dangerously delusional. It's all up to Trixie, the triceratops, if the gang hopes to return to ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: disney, toys, adventure, friendship, family, good versus evil, imaginary, christmas, getting home, escapades, danger, talking animals ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%