Movies like The Phoenix and the Magic Carpet

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The Phoenix and the Magic Carpet (1995)
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The Phoenix and the Magic Carpet (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Stuck in their late Grandfather's country cottage with no TV, Anthea, Robert and Chris are resigned to a boring week until they find a mouldy old carpet and a strange golden egg. But when the egg accidentally falls into the bonfire, it hatches into the mythical firebird, the Gloden Phoenix. So begins an amazing journey and the adventure of a lifetime, as the Phoenix takes them to a land of enchantment, magic and fantasy - via a magic flying carpet. Written by L.H. Wong
Plot: quest, bird, surrealism, grandfather grandson relationship, grandfather granddaughter relationship, cottage, egg

Most similar movies to The Phoenix and the Magic Carpet

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out fairy tale, exciting, semi serious and light films with plots about adventure, magic, family, friendship, danger, heroes and children mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Family genres. Some movies like The Phoenix and the Magic Carpet: The Little Unicorn (2001), The Usual Children (1997), The Dark Crystal (1982), Alice in Wonderland (1976), The Water Horse (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Fantastic Journey of Mr. Bilbo Baggins, the Hobbit (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Soviet television movie adaptation of the J.R.R. Tolkien fantasy novel "The Hobbit".
Plot: adaptation, dragon, quest, sword and sorcery, dwarf
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Little Unicorn (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Polly Regan (Brittney Bomann) has a good life on the farm with her grandfather (David Warner, Time Bandits). Unfortunately, one day Polly learns that her favorite mare is suffering with a difficult pregnancy and soon dies giving birth. Heartbroken, ...
Plot: magician, nun, unicorn, boarding school, grandfather, girl, circus, grandfather granddaughter relationship, rescue, boy, chase, aunt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Usual Children (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The night before Christmas, dad has to stop his two excited children from fighting. But Scoop hates his sister Hela and wishes her dead. Everything they say and do comes true in an unreal parallel world. Hela decides to become a Ghost and haunt ...
Style: serious, touching, feel good, offbeat, humorous
Plot: ghost, parents and children, adventure, siblings relations, teaching the ways of the world, family relations, soldier, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, christmas, christmas eve, brother sister relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Dark Crystal (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal and restore order to his world, before the grotesque race of Skeksis find and use the crystal for evil.
Style: serious, exciting, light, stylized, cult film ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dark fantasy, fantasy world, puppetry, good versus evil, race against time, adventure, crystal, mission, imaginary, escapades, heroic mission, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Alice in Wonderland (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Argentina
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Alice is a pure library worker who works and suits younger than her age. She rebuffs William because he's repetitive on habits she thinks improper - she's a prude. While fantasizing about reliving her lifetime, a white bunny taps her on ...
Plot: egg, turtle, duchess, hippie, rabbit, queen, king, cat, tea party, alternate dimension, caterpillar, hare ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Water Horse (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, UK, Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A lonely boy discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Scottish legend.
Style: emotional, entertaining, scenic, twists and turns, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, friendship, underwater, sea monster, child protagonist, egg, rescue from drowning, boat accident, world war two, kids and family, adaptation ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Crystalstone (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Spain, UK, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Deserted by their father and with their mother dead, nine-year-old Pablo and his little sister Maria refuse to be separated from each other by their caretaker aunt. With a cross as their guide, they embark on a perilous, but ultimately rewarding ...
Style: exciting, touching, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: pirate, orphan, supernatural ability, family, escapades, adventure, heroes, treasure hunt, danger, train, gem, aunt niece relationship ...
Time: 1900s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Anak Ng Bulkan (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines, USA
Story: Remake of the 1959 film Anak ng Bulkan.
Plot: volcano, dinosaur, flying, egg, bird, friendship, boy
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: This time around Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, along with their pesky cousin Eustace Scrubb find themselves swallowed into a painting and on to a fantastic Narnian ship headed for the very edges of the world.
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, epic, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, dragon, ship, witch, good versus evil, family, prince, obsessive quest, adventure, wizards, mouse, boat ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Legend of Firefly Marsh (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Story: Firefly Marsh is a fog-enshrouded corner of the world, steeped in mystery. Stories of what lurks in the dark waters date back to Indian lore. But could Firefly Marsh really hide a prehistoric creature like the one in Loch Ness? Twelve year-old ...
Plot: mythology, creature, legend, monster, animal rescue, sea monster, grandfather grandson relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Five Children and It (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Psammead is 'It', an ancient, irritable, ugly sand fairy, which five children find one day in a gravel pit. As a reward for finding him, It grants the children one wish a day, the results of which will last until sunset.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: wish fulfillment, adventure, heroes, mischievous children, young heroes, youth, fish out of water, parents and children, danger, rivalry, supernatural, disorder ...
Time: year 1917, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the sequel to Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland", Alice Kingsleigh returns to Underland and faces a new adventure in saving the Mad Hatter.
Style: fairy tale, entertaining, surreal, funny
Audience: family outing
Plot: fantasy world, dark fantasy, clock, queen, imagination, rabbit, sister sister relationship, adventure, magic, beautiful scenery, chess, rivalry ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Into the West (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Accused of a crime they didn't commit, two city kids and a magical horse are about to become the coolest outlaws ever to ride Into The West.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, enigmatic, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, chase, family, danger, family relations, friends, police corruption, on the run, alcohol abuse, single parent, rescue ...
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Golden Compass (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After overhearing a shocking secret, precocious orphan Lyra Belacqua trades her carefree existence roaming the halls of Jordan College for an otherworldly adventure in the far North, unaware that it's part of her destiny.
Style: epic, stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, magical, parallel world, orphan, journey, kidnapping, witch, experiment, wizards, best friends, adventurer ...
Place: england, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hypnotism (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An orphan who practices hypnosis faces off against a bank robber who wants her book on the art form.
Plot: hypnotism, book, strong female character, friendship, orphan, hypnosis, close up of eye, strong female lead
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Nebojsa (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Woodcutter Ondra, who for his bold nature is called Nebojsa. He goes into the world to learn fear. During his journey, on which he is accompanied by a cowardly thief Ferka, he can deal with a bunch of bandits, vicious mill, fiery rock and eventually ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: rose, supernatural power, bird, evil sorcerer, magic, quest, ferry, owl, violin, forest, bridge, crying man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In 1926, Newt Scamander arrives at the Magical Congress of the United States of America with a magically expanded briefcase, which houses a number of dangerous creatures and their habitats. When the creatures escape from the briefcase, it sends the ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, fairy tale, light, semi serious ...
Plot: magical creature, good versus evil, magic wand, magic, teleportation, wizards, adventure, friendship, dark fantasy, fantasy world, chase, rescue ...
Time: 1920s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, arizona, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Tainah, an Amazon Adventure (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A brave and bold indigenous girl, protector of her jungle and its wild life and guided by her shaman grandfather, pairs with a boy from the big city, against animal traffickers in the Amazon forest.
Style: sincere, inspirational, scenic, touching, wild
Plot: strong female character, protector, jungle, grandfather granddaughter relationship, fish out of water, nature, shaman, trap, rescue, poaching, animals, alligator ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, fairy tale, epic, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, good versus evil, adventure, fantasy world, self sacrifice, magical, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, young heroes, parallel world, family ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.0
 32K
Nim's Island (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates with a reclusive author of the novel she's reading.
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, humorous, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, island, isolation, exotic island, adventure, danger, family, rescue, agoraphobia, cruise, poacher, rainstorm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Paws (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A talking Terrier with impressive computer skills teams up with two youngsters to stop a million dollars from falling into the wrong hands.
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: talking dog, adventure, teenage life, riddles and clues, heroes, family, family relations, best friends, danger, youth, animal life, chase ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Alice in Wonderland (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting ...
Style: atmospheric, fairy tale, surreal, captivating, colourful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, good versus evil, fantasy world, escape from reality, imagination, magical, queen, cat, journey, transformation, magic ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s, 1870s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Nemo (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on Windsor McCay's comic strip, a little boy embarks on a dream-like adventure. Also known as Dream One.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: submarine, elevator, surrealism, children, sword and sorcery, sword and fantasy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Accident prone teenager, Percy discovers he's actually a demi-God, the son of Poseidon, and he is needed when Zeus' lightning is stolen. Percy must master his new found skills in order to prevent a war between the Gods that could devastate ...
Style: exciting, epic, humorous, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhuman powers, young heroes, adventure, legends and myths, danger, best friends, parents and children, escapades, good versus evil, save the day, teenage life, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, big ben london, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Mio in the Land of Faraway (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, Soviet Union, Norway
Duration: 99 min.
Story: They're two best friends, a million miles from home. On an incredible adventure, beyond the boundaries of space and time. A fantasy about a lonely boy who is transferred from his dull life with his adoptive parents to the land where his real ...
Style: light, entertaining, captivating, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, friendship, knight, heroes, imaginary kingdom, supernatural, parallel world, danger, heroic mission, daring rescue, hopes ...
Place: stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Santa Claus (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The first half of this film, set hundreds of years ago, shows how the old man who eventually became Santa Claus was given immortality and chosen to deliver toys to all the children of the world. The second half moves into the modern era, in which ...
Style: touching, humorous, exciting, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, santa claus, family, adventure, holiday, rescue, village, danger, fish out of water, mad scientist, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A fantasy adventure that picks up several years after Maleficent, in which audiences learned of the events that hardened the heart of Disney’s most notorious villain and drove her to curse a baby Princess Aurora, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil ...
Style: fairy tale, emotional, exciting, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: fairy, witchcraft, strong female character, kingdom, evil queen, prince, magical creature, queen, good versus evil, magical power, battle, love ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Mee-Shee: The Water Giant (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A New York City oil company troubleshooter is brought to a remote B.C. lake to look for some lost machinery. Cancelling a trip to Disney World with his son, he decides to bring the boy along. They both end up experiencing more excitement than Mickey ...
Style: semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: environmentalism, family, escapades, legends and myths, young heroes, family life, rescue, wilderness, daring rescue, heroes, danger, lake or river ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, fairy tale, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: witch, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, chosen one, adventure, friendship, supernatural ability, fantasy world, magical, curses spells and rituals, school, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1992, year 1991, 1990s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.4
 115K
Labyrinth (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Frustrated with babysitting on yet another weekend night, Sarah - a teenager with an active imagination - summons the Goblins from her favourite book, "Labyrinth", to take the baby stepbrother away. When little Toby actually disappears, ...
Style: gothic, offbeat, stylized, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, good versus evil, adventure, hopes, danger, heroes, maze, friendship, knight, rock, beast, imaginary ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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