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Tom Thumb (2001)
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Tom Thumb (2001)
Original name: Le petit poucet
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Poucet is a kid from a family of numerous children. The parents, too poor to feed them, decide to abandon them in the forest. Their, the brothers try to find their way out making fantastic encounters. This film is based on the French fairy tale "Le petit poucet" by Charles Perrault.
Style: fairy tale, serious, stylized, captivating, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: forest, escape, poverty, heroes, young heroes, youth, life is a bitch, escapades, siblings relations, favoritism among siblings, little boy, moon, castle, family, family relations, farm, child in peril, deadly creature, queen, house, hunger, father daughter relationship, fear, night, starvation ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out fairy tale, semi serious, feel good and exciting films with plots about family, escapades, youth, imaginary, adventure, danger and young heroes mostly in Family, Fantasy and Drama genres. Some movies like Tom Thumb: Hansel and Gretel (1988), The Brothers Lionheart (1977), Ronia: The Robber's Daughter (1984), Journey to the Christmas Star (2012), The Adventures of Chris Fable (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, pre-teens, kids
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 ...
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95%
The Brothers Lionheart (1977)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, Iceland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 9-year old Karl Lejon, 'Skorpan' is suffering from tuberculosis and knows that he will die soon. But his older brother Jonathan tries to comfort him by promising that they one day will meet in Nangijala, a magic country beyond the stars. ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, epic, atmospheric
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: afterlife, family relations, knight, heroes, rebellion, adventure, supernatural, rivalry, escapades, good versus evil, family, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, middle ages
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: forest, friendship, family, family relations, parents and children, adventure, mischievous children, castle, imaginary kingdom, uninhibited rivalry, young heroes, grownups ...
Time: year 1984
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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: captivating, fairy tale, serious, atmospheric, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, winter, adventure, friendship, curses spells and rituals, young heroes, escapades, long lost daughter, king, evil witch, forest, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Adventures of Chris Fable (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: (Long Synopsis) "This action-packed, fantasy-fueled family adventure – inspired by the revered literary Christian classic, The Pilgrim’s Progress – overflows with outrageous characters, special effects … and a moral message. In The ...
Style: allegory, captivating, exciting, suspense, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, adventure, escapades, on the road, family, survival, youth, life is a bitch, society, social decay, journey, surrealism ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: heroes, adventure, imaginary kingdom, family, young heroes, escapades, youth, save the kingdom, prophecy, dwarf, magic, strong female lead ...
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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, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, legends and myths, family, heroes, young heroes, youth, wizards and magicians, birthday, rivalry, escapades, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Wolves of Willoughby Chase (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bonnie and cousin Sylvia, two very young children, are left at home in Willoughby Hall while their parents travel overseas. Only the servants and the prowling wolves are their companions. News arrives that Lord and Lady Willoughby are missing and an ...
Style: serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: escapades, heroes, young heroes, rescue, youth, adventure, orphan, good versus evil, master and servant, chase, family, boarding school ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, adventure, good versus evil, rescue, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, rivalry, escapades, hopes, daring rescue, youth, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, stylized, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ballet, family relations, young heroes, rescue, family, disorder, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, escapades, nutcracker, parallel world, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, semi serious, humorous, atmospheric
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: forest, witch, adventurer, good versus evil, young heroes, adventure, supernatural, escapades, siblings relations, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, rock ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, sentimental, captivating, fairy tale, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, young heroes, adventure, orphan, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, youth, family relations, estate, heroes, forest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Beauty and the Beast (1987)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: To save her father, a girl who always puts others before herself promises to live her life in a lavish castle with a strange beast.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, touching, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids, pre-teens
Plot: beast, forest, castle, family relations, couples, romance, love and romance, escapades, opposites attract, master and servant, family, adventure ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Legend of Tillamook's Gold (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Julie, a lonely fourteen year old girl, moves to Manzanita, an Oregon seaside town, from Los Angeles after her writer father, Robert, loses his job. Her family, including mother Kathryn and older sister Susan, has trouble adjusting to life in a ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, light, feel good, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, adventure, treasure hunt, ancient mystery, adventurer, family life, haunted by the past, small town, young heroes, youth, coming of age, escapades ...
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Yellow Day (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Yellow Day chronicles a young man's life-changing and inspirational journey through the mysterious Yellow Day. To many, the Yellow Day is simply a fun day celebrating outreach at a kid's camp, but to some, God bestows visions and miracles, ...
Style: feel good, stylized, surreal, captivating, sincere ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bye Bye, Red Riding Hood (1989)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, Hungary
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: serious, thought provoking, fairy tale, psycho sexual
Audience: family outing
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: preschoolers, kids, date night, family outing
Plot: sleeping, magic, curse, queen, king, princess, elf, fairy, family relations, escapades, family, intrigue ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Magic Silver (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Norway
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Princess Bluerose is a small gnome living deep in the Norwegian mountains. A small community of gnomes is responsible for making the transition between daylight and night. This is called the magic hour, and is created by the magic silver which only ...
Style: fairy tale, entertaining, captivating, light, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: young heroes, adventure, wizards and magicians, imaginary kingdom, family, escapades, fairy, mountain, prophecy, courage, save the day, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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, heroes, escapades, good versus evil, save the day, rivalry, godparent, mischievous children, family ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, pre-teens, family outing
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Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Elina: As If I Wasn't There (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In rural Sweden of the early 1950s, little Elina goes to school again after recovering from tuberculosis, the same illness that has killed her father a few years earlier. Elina's family belongs to Finnish-speaking Finns frowned upon by a ...
Style: realistic, captivating, touching, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: school, discrimination, finnish, escapades, missing person, siblings relations, family, family relations, solace, apprentice, parents and children, haunted by the past ...
Time: 50s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Tales from the Neverending Story (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 375 min.
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Story: Twelve-year-old Bastian Balthazar Bux had lost the wonderful imagination he had as a child somewhere between growing older, watching TV, going to school and playing with his Gameboy. But when his mother dies suddenly, Bastian's limitless ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, touching, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, empress, save the kingdom, self fulfillment, youth, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, prank, family relations, prison, escape, gang, save the day, village life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Blue Bird (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Soviet Union, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pair of peasant children, Mytyl and her brother Tyltyl, are led on a magical quest for the fabulous Blue Bird of Happiness by the Fairy Berylune. On their journey, they are accompanied by the humanized presences of a Dog, a Cat, Light, Fire, ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, light, folk tale, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: surrealism, obsessive quest, family relations, self discovery, family, journey, young heroes, youth, adventure, escapades, imaginary kingdom, siblings relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Littlest Horse Thieves (1976)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When the owner of a Yorkshire coal-mine decides to mechanize to increase profits, the mine's pit ponies are scheduled to be destroyed. So, three children plan to steal them to keep them safe. But when they're caught, it's up to the ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: coal mining, pony, girl horse relationship, animal life, friends, heroes, escapades, adventure, good versus evil, family, youth, fighting the system ...
Time: 70s, 90s
Place: europe, england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A nine-year-old boy gets a plastic Indian and a cupboard for his birthday and finds himself involved in adventure when the Indian comes to life and befriends him.
Style: touching, clever, light, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, toy comes to life, adventure, family, toys, toy soldier, escapades, supernatural ability, parents and children, parallel world, coming of age, family relations ...
Time: 18th century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Baba Yaga (1973)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 74 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: fairy tale, folk tale, semi serious, stylized, absurd
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: heroes, wizards and magicians, family relations, family, good versus evil, escapades, obsessive quest, imaginary kingdom, missing child, kidnapping, chicken, surrealism ...
Place: russia
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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 ⇓
57%
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Spiderwebhouse (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When 12-year-old Jonas’ mother leaves to “fight her demons”, he steps up as head of the household, becoming the unofficial guardian to his younger siblings. With food and money running out, the children retreat into a world of their own where, ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, psychological, rough ...
Plot: child as adult, life is a bitch, child in peril, dysfunctional family, family relations, life turned upside down, youth, isolation, confined, family in crisis, family problems, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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57%