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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: escape, forest, poverty, heroes, young heroes, youth, life is a bitch, danger, escapades, siblings relations, favoritism among siblings, little boy, moon, castle, family, family relations, farm, imaginary, deadly, child in peril, deadly creature, child, queen, hunger, house ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, fairy tale, humorous and feel good films with plots about family, escapades, youth, danger, adventure, imaginary and young heroes mostly in Family, Fantasy and Drama genres. Some movies like Tom Thumb: The Brothers Lionheart (1977), Hansel and Gretel (1987), Ronia: The Robber's Daughter (1984), The Adventures of Chris Fable (2010), Magic Silver II (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: epic, stylized, atmospheric, exciting, serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, afterlife, knight, adventure, escapades, rebellion, family, rivalry, supernatural, good versus evil, heroes, child illness ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, middle ages
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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100%
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 ⇓
89%
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: semi serious, exciting, captivating, feel good, modern fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, forest, family, family relations, palaces castles and temples, mischievous children, imaginary, adventure, parents and children, castle, young heroes, danger ...
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: captivating, exciting, allegory, suspense, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, adventure, danger, escapades, on the road, social decay, survival, youth, society, family, life is a bitch, journey ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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, semi serious, humorous, light
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, danger, imaginary, heroes, adventure, escapades, family, youth, young heroes, save the kingdom, prophecy, magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, adventure, good versus evil, danger, imaginary, youth, family, heroes, young heroes, wizards and magicians, birthday, friends ...
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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: preschoolers, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, winter, imaginary kingdom, friendship, curses spells and rituals, king, young heroes, imaginary, escapades, long lost daughter, evil witch, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: orphan, chase, siblings relations, heroic mission, countryside, boarding school life, family relations, boarding school, child in peril, escapades, adventure, family ...
Time: victorian era, victorian, 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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, sincere, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, rescue, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, rivalry, youth, escapades, danger, hopes ...
⇓ 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: semi serious, feel good, stylized, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ballet, family relations, family, danger, rescue, young heroes, escapades, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, disorder, christmas movie, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, stylized, feel good, humorous
Audience: date night, family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: sleeping, queen, king, princess, magic, curse, fairy, escapades, intrigue, good versus evil, adventure, romance ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: captivating, entertaining, light, feel good, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, adventure, treasure hunt, ancient mystery, adventurer, small town, haunted by the past, young heroes, youth, danger, coming of age, escapades ...
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, captivating, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, young heroes, family relations, adventure, orphan, teenage life, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, in the woods, youth, estate ...
⇓ 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 ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: looking for love, youth, teenage life, family, love and romance, romance, escapades, camp, imaginary
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 ⇓
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The Nutcracker in 3D (2010)
Genre: Action, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, semi serious, exciting, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, young heroes, adventure, godparent, danger, good versus evil, save the day, rivalry, heroes, escapades, disorder, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 20s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Beauty and the Beast (1987)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Israel
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, humorous, feel good, stylized, touching ...
Audience: date night, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: beast, singing, castle, forest, couples, family relations, palaces castles and temples, danger, romance, escapades, dangerous animal, imaginary ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Bye Bye, Red Riding Hood (1989)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, Hungary
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fanny lives in the forest with her meteorologist mother. One day on her way across the forest to visit her grandmother and great grandmother, she has three encounters that will change her life forever: an apparently kind and gentle wolf, a city boy ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, fairy tale, psycho sexual
Audience: family outing
Plot: woman in danger, imaginary, danger, dangerous animal, family, fighting the system, deadly, in the woods, village, social differences, feminism, legends and myths ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, captivating, entertaining, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: young heroes, adventure, wizards and magicians, escapades, danger, family, imaginary kingdom, fairy, mountain, prophecy, courage, princess ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: semi serious, humorous, captivating, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, supernatural, save the day, young heroes, supernatural ability, escapades, danger, family, youth, parents and children, family relations, disorder ...
⇓ 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, feel good, touching, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, young heroes, adventure, self discovery, youth, danger, escapades, save the kingdom, empress ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: discrimination, school, finnish, escapades, missing person, siblings relations, family relations, apprentice, solace, family, haunted by the past, parents and children ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Littlest Horse Thieves (1976)
Genre: Family, Drama
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, youth, family, adventure, danger, young heroes, good versus evil, animal life, friends, escapades, daring rescue ...
Time: 70s, 90s
Place: europe, england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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: semi serious, feel good, exciting, fairy tale, captivating
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Puss in Boots (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Musical, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A cat belonging to a poor miller's son thinks up a great plan for bringing a title, wealth, and marriage for his owner. He begins to carry it out, using a few birds and rabbits as gifts for the king, his own wit, and a pair of boots that make ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, stylized, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: unlikely partners, imaginary, love and romance, escapades, partners, family, family life, legends and myths, fall in love, siblings relations, friends, family relations ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Twitches Too (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: witch, good versus evil, hereditary gift of witchcraft, superhuman powers, adventure, wizards and magicians, danger, heroes, supernatural, escapades, imaginary, youth ...
⇓ 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, light, clever, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: toys, friendship, toy comes to life, adventure, family, escapades, supernatural ability, danger, 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 ⇓
58%
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, friends, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, humorous, atmospheric, stylized, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: little red riding hood, woman in danger, self discovery, twins, imaginary kingdom, parallel world, show tunes, family relations, friends, danger, hopes, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Trouble at Timpetill (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Luxembourg
Duration: 95 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, captivating, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: youth, soldier, disorder, village, adventure, prank, family relations, prison, escape, gang, save the day, village life ...
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57%