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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: serious, stylized, fairy tale, captivating, exciting
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, in the woods, family, family relations, farm, imaginary, deadly, deadly creature, queen, hunger, house, fear ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, feel good, exciting and serious films with plots about family, escapades, youth, imaginary, adventure, young heroes and danger mostly in Family, Fantasy and Drama genres. Some movies like Tom Thumb: Ronia: The Robber's Daughter (1984), Hansel and Gretel (1987), Journey to the Christmas Star (2012), The Wolves of Willoughby Chase (1989), The Adventures of Chris Fable (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, feel good, captivating, exciting, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: friendship, family, forest, castle, palaces castles and temples, family relations, mischievous children, imaginary, adventure, parents and children, danger, uninhibited rivalry ...
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, evil witch, wizards and magicians, youth, siblings relations, adventure, escapades, danger, in the woods, parents and children, witch, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, exciting, serious, fairy tale, atmospheric ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, friendship, curses spells and rituals, winter, king, young heroes, imaginary, escapades, evil witch, long lost daughter, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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: danger, youth, chase, countryside, boarding school, family relations, good versus evil, rescue, orphan, young heroes, boarding school life, siblings relations ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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: serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, heroes, imaginary, escapades, family, young heroes, friends, society, danger, youth, social decay, on the road ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Twitches Too (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Reunited witch twins Camryn and Alex adjust to their new life as supernatural beings while at the same time trying to maintain a normal existence in this sequel to the magical Disney Channel original movie Twitches. But they soon find themselves ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: witch, hereditary gift of witchcraft, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, starting over, family life, rivalry, heroes, family, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Russo family and friends are headed to Tuscany, Italy, to meet their long lost relatives... but when Alex tries to prove she's more than a seemingly carefree young Wizard, she inadvertently conjures a spell that creates a Good Alex and an ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, stylized, captivating
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: wizards and magicians, good versus evil, supernatural ability, young heroes, save the world, curses spells and rituals, siblings relations, family relations, escapades, save the day, youth, family reunited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, touching, captivating, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: school, discrimination, finnish, missing person, escapades, siblings relations, family, solace, family relations, haunted by the past, parents and children, apprentice ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, young heroes, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, orphan, teenage life, adventure, in the woods, family relations, escapades, estate, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, atmospheric
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ballet, rescue, young heroes, family, family relations, danger, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, escapades, disorder, christmas movie, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: touching, serious, feel good, realistic, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pony, friendship, daring rescue, escapades, adventure, family, heroes, anti heroes, young heroes, good versus evil, child as adult, fighting the system ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, fairy tale, light, clever, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: toy comes to life, friendship, adventure, family, escapades, toys, supernatural ability, parents and children, danger, parallel world, coming of age, adaptation ...
Time: 18th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: semi serious, atmospheric, exciting, fairy tale, entertaining
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, young heroes, adventure, rivalry, godparent, good versus evil, save the day, escapades, heroes, danger, youth, family ...
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: europe, austria
⇓ 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: stylized, humorous, feel good, semi serious, fairy tale
Audience: preschoolers, date night, kids, family outing
Plot: fairy, magic, curse, queen, king, princess, true love, cinderella story, family relations, wish come true, state affairs, love and romance ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, captivating, sincere
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: young heroes, imaginary kingdom, adventure, rescue, good versus evil, heroic mission, youth, danger, escapades, hopes, daring rescue, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Mystical Adventures of Billy Owens (2008)
Genre: 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: good versus evil, legends and myths, adventure, imaginary, danger, heroes, wizards and magicians, youth, family, young heroes, birthday, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: humorous, semi serious, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: youth, danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, family, adventure, save the kingdom, strong female lead, magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Brothers Lionheart (1977)
Genre: Adventure, 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, atmospheric, epic
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: afterlife, knight, rivalry, escapades, adventure, family, child illness, heroic mission, heroes, siblings relations, family relations, good versus evil ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, middle ages
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Great Land of Small (1986)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two children enter a fantasy kingdom and are confronted by evil forces.
Style: semi serious, exciting, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: youth, escapades, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, imaginary, adventure, family, rescue, danger, queen, king, goblin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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
Audience: family outing
Plot: dangerous animal, family, legends and myths, social differences, feminism, village, woman in danger, youth, danger, in the woods, fighting the system, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Australia, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Max imagines running away from his mom and sailing to a far-off land where large talking beasts -- Ira, Carol, Douglas, the Bull, Judith and Alexander -- crown him as their king, play rumpus, build forts and discover secret hideaways.
Style: stylized, touching, emotional, captivating, talky ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: creature, imaginary kingdom, loneliness, magical, mischievous children, anger, adventure, childhood, imaginary, young heroes, journey, adventurer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: touching, semi serious, stylized, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: kids, date night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: beast, forest, castle, singing, master and servant, imaginary, love affair, parents and children, love and romance, romance, family, dangerous animal ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Vincent and Me (1990)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: While sketching one day, 13 year old Jo encounters a mysterious art dealer who buys a few of her drawings and commissions her to do some more. Some time thereafter she reads a news story about a million dollar sale of some drawings of a young ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, heroes, artists and showbiz, adventure, young heroes, escapades, imaginary, righting the wronged, youth, hopes, crimes, forgery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: amsterdam, canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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An Angel for May (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Tom accidentally travels back in time through a fireplace in a ruined farmhouse he meets May, an orphan who needs help. Now that he knows his friends' fate and his own, he will try to reorder the events and change their history.
Style: serious, touching, emotional, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, orphan, youth, imaginary, hopes, world war two, wartime life, changing the past or future, family, 12 year old
Time: 21st century, 40s, contemporary, 1940s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Thief Lord (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Luxembourg, UK, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A tale about two young boys, Prosper and Bo, who flee to Venice after being orphaned and dumped in the care of a cruel auntie. Hiding in the canals and alleyways of the city, the boys are befriended by a gang of young urchins and their enigmatic ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, exciting, serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: orphan, mischievous children, escapades, friendship, imaginary, young heroes, adventure, secret, magic, police, nun, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: serious, family saga
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, heroes, adventure, young heroes, legends and myths, escapades, ancient mystery, family, youth, danger, americana, coming of age ...
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, exciting, semi serious, captivating
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: good versus evil, adventurer, friendship, young heroes, mischievous children, heroes, escapades, rivalry, disorder, adolescence vs adulthood, imaginary, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Krabat and the Legend of the Satanic Mill (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, Romania
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A 14-year-old orphan named Krabat flees the horrors of the 30 Years War by becoming an apprentice to an ominous master of a mysterious mill. Krabat is not only taught the craft of milling, but is also instructed in the sinister world of the darker ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, stylized, fairy tale
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: wizards and magicians, adventure, supernatural ability, apprentice, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, teachers and students, supernatural, danger, buddies, rivalry, friendship ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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, surreal, serious, stylized
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: camp, youth, looking for love, teenage life, escapades, imaginary, family, love and romance, romance
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 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: offbeat, feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, adventure, innocence lost, disorder, danger, youth, wish come true, young heroes, imaginary, mischievous children, teaching the ways of the world, escapades ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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