Movies like The Phoenix and the Magic Carpet

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The Phoenix and the Magic Carpet (1995)
The Phoenix and the Magic Carpet
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: cottage, egg, bird, quest, grandfather granddaughter relationship, grandfather grandson relationship, surrealism

Most similar movies to The Phoenix and the Magic Carpet

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out fairy tale, stylized, semi serious and exciting films with plots about surrealism, adventure, escapades, magic, imaginary, fantasy world and family mostly in Fantasy, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Phoenix and the Magic Carpet: The Golden Compass (2007), The Black Cauldron (1985), Alice in Wonderland (2010), MythQuest (2001), The Dark Crystal (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.
Style: surreal, feel good, colourful, fairy tale, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: chocolate, family, adventure, factory, storytelling, mysterious character, children, greed, fantasy world, young heroes, imagination, candy ...
Place: bavaria, atlanta georgia, denver colorado, germany, england ...
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
The Golden Compass
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, serious, stylized, suspenseful, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, witch, family, parallel universe, fantasy world, transformation, alternate reality, orphan, children, storytelling, young heroes ...
Place: england, oxford university
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System:   89%
    User:   96%
The Black Cauldron
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
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, surreal, semi serious, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, friendship, family, dark fantasy, magic, witch, disney, palaces castles and temples, rescue, wizards, fantasy world ...
Time: 80s, middle ages
Place: dungeon, england, britain
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System:   86%
    User:   99%
Alice in Wonderland
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: fairy tale, colourful, captivating, surreal, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, imagination, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, escape from reality, magic, talking animals, transformation, queen, journey, mad, fantasy world ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, victorian era, 1800s
Place: china
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System:   85%
    User:   90%
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 133 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: fairy tale, dark, interesting, entertaining, clever ...
Plot: magic, teleportation, good versus evil, witch, dark fantasy, betrayal, steampunk, friendship, chase, wizards, fantasy world, adventure ...
Time: 1920s
Place: new york, england, manhattan new york city, dungeon
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System:   80%
    User:   77%
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 49 min.
Story: MythQuest is a Canadian television series that originally aired on PBS in 2001. It stars Meredith Henderson and Christopher Jacot as Cleo and Alex Bellows, two teens whose father Matt disappears into the Cyber Museum, a computer program that, as ...
Style: humorous, offbeat
Plot: adventure, obsessive quest, legends and myths, missing person, escapades, imaginary, siblings relations, imaginary kingdom, teenage life, rivalry, youth, cyberspace ...
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System:   76%
    User:   64%
The Dark Crystal
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, stylized, fairy tale, exciting, dark ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: puppets, good versus evil, adventure, fantasy world, dark fantasy, magic, destiny, heroic mission, imagination, alone in the world, wizards, storytelling ...
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System:   74%
    User:   71%
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia
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: climbing a tree, evil sorcerer, sorcerer, bandit, mask, old woman, axe, storm, barefoot male, raft, owl, castle ...
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System:   73%
    User:   77%
Mio in the Land of Faraway
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: semi serious, stylized, humorous, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, mischievous children, knight, pirate, supernatural ability, family, young heroes, daring rescue, getting home, friendship, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil ...
Place: stockholm sweden
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System:   68%
    User:   65%
Nim's Island
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, 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: semi serious, exciting, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: island, adventure, family, isolation, single father, young heroes, imaginary friend, animals, survival, rescue, cruise, boat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, indonesia
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System:   67%
    User:   67%
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sean Anderson partners with his mom's boyfriend on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mythical island.
Style: semi serious, exciting, entertaining, suspenseful, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, island, adventurer, jungle, fantasy world, chase, danger, rescue, stranded, kids and family, escapades, youth ...
Time: 19th century
Place: hawaii
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System:   66%
    User:   61%
T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Ally Hayden is a teenager who shares her father's interest in dinosaurs and archaeology. When he brings a mysterious fossil back from a dig, she is convinced it's the egg of a Tyrannosaurus Rex. After accidentally knocking the egg to the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, entertaining, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, family, children, young heroes, archaeology, first contact, ancient mystery, natural disaster, lame, experiment gone awry, childhood, technology ...
Time: 90s, prehistory, future, 80s
Place: las vegas, canada
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System:   64%
    User:   51%
The Prince Beyond the Seven Seas
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: East Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The merchant's daughter Constanze, begs her father to ask a lion for a favor. Her father approaches the lion who agrees to his request with one condition: that he send the first person he meets upon his return home to the lion's den. It is ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: ship, mirror, sun, child, water, memory loss, son, castle, bird, moon, prophecy, barefoot ...
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System:   63%
    User:   63%
The Gnome-Mobile
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric millionaire and his grandchildren are embroiled in the plights of some forest gnomes who are searching for the rest of their tribe. While helping them, the millionaire is suspected of being crazy because he's seeing gnomes! ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, family, magic, chase, good versus evil, mischievous children, talking animals, children, odd couple, childhood, mental institution, disney ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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System:   62%
    User:   56%
Anak Ng Bulkan
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines, USA
Story: Remake of the 1959 film Anak ng Bulkan.
Plot: friendship, boy, egg, bird, dinosaur, volcano
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System:   61%
    User:   56%
The Land Before Time XII: The Great Day of the Flyers
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: As the Great Day of the Flyers nears, the Great Valley's flying youngsters are eager to participate in the annual exhibition to show off their skills. Everyone, that is, except free-spirited pterodactyl Petrie, whose individualism causes ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: wilderness, adventure, mischievous children, friendship, animal life, family, escapades, youth, family relations, friends, buddies, self discovery ...
Time: prehistory
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System:   60%
    User:   57%
The Cat's Move or The Odessa Story
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Ukraine, Russia
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A determined student from Chicago is forced to fulfill the last wish of his ailing grandfather. He has to travel to Odessa, Ukraine, and bring back his grandfather's cat.
Style: bilingual
Plot: fire, cell phone, wealth, spy, doctor, death, father daughter relationship, surrealism, hospital, wedding, grandfather grandson relationship, street market ...
Time: 2000s, 1950s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, ukraine
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System:   58%
    User:   56%
The Real Macaw
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An ancient talking macaw named Mac becomes the saving grace for an elderly man threatened with a nursing home, when it is discovered that the talking bird knows the whereabouts of a buried treasure from its days with a pirate. His grandson decides ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: hotel, adventure, adventurer, island, mischievous children, family, pirate, treasure hunt, family life, escapades, golden years, teaching the ways of the world ...
Place: australia
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System:   57%
    User:   63%
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Oz the Great and Powerful
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Oscar Diggs, a small-time circus illusionist and con-artist, is whisked from Kansas to the Land of Oz where the inhabitants assume he's the great wizard of prophecy, there to save Oz from the clutches of evil.
Style: fairy tale, colourful, light, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, witch, magic, imaginary kingdom, wizards, illusion, magic trick, parallel universe, transformation, betrayal, escapades ...
Time: 1900s
Place: kansas
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System:   50%
    User:   55%
Clash of the Titans
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: To win the right to marry his love, the beautiful princess Andromeda, and fulfil his destiny, Perseus must complete various tasks including taming Pegasus, capturing Medusa's head, and battling the Kraken monster.
Style: exciting, epic, serious, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, mythology, good versus evil, witch, monster, island, legends and myths, monsters, mentor, wizards, technology, god ...
Time: ancient history, future, 80s
Place: europe, greece, ancient greece
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System:   49%
    User:   48%
The Neverending Story II: The Next Chapter
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Once again, Bastian is transported to the world of Fantasia which he recently managed to save from destruction. However, the land is now being destroyed by an evil sorceress, Xayide, so he must join up with Atreyu and face the Emptiness once more.
Style: stylized, semi serious, feel good, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, family, book, good versus evil, destiny, magic, young heroes, imagination, memory, memory loss, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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System:   49%
    User:   54%
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Four kids and a dog embark on the adventure of a lifetime -- the search for the end of the Rainbow. With the aid of computers and an irrepressible belief, they achieve the impossible, finding and riding the multicolored arc.
Plot: rain, reporter, single mother, surrealism, teacher, airport, rainbow, magician, gold, magic, science, computer ...
Place: kansas
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System:   47%
    User:   55%
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young boy and his family embark on a series of adventures when the boy finds some mysterious eggs which hatch to reveal a brood of baby dinosaurs.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: single parent, adventure, teenage life, family life, family relations, family, animal life, danger, egg, escapades, heroes, misfit ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
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System:   46%
    User:   40%
Treasure: In Search of the Golden Horse
Genre: Mystery, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Family film directed by Sheldon Renan.
Plot: horse, surrealism, toy, party, cemetery, sushi, ranch, bridge, quest, time travel, forest, wilderness ...
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System:   45%
    User:   38%
Fando and Lis
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Fando and his partially paralyzed lover Lis search for the mythical city of Tar. Based on Jodorowsky's memories of a play by surrealist Fernando Arrabal.
Style: surreal, serious, atmospheric, offbeat, stylized ...
Plot: puppets, obsessive quest, escapades, society, surrealism, nihilism, cards, cross dressing, toys, dominatrix, controversy, male nudity ...
Time: 60s
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System:   45%
    User:   40%
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK, Italy, West Germany, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.
Style: surreal, stylized, humorous, dark humor, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, moon, imagination, surrealism, storytelling, death, adventurer, fantasy world, destiny, dark fantasy, mythology, legends and myths ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: europe, egypt, austria
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System:   43%
    User:   39%
The Last Airbender
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.
Style: exciting, serious, epic, stylized, awful ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: martial arts, family, adventure, destiny, magic, master warrior, supernatural ability, betrayal, dialogue, death, fantasy world, fight scenes ...
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System:   39%
    User:   33%
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic, light, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: magic, adventure, romance, true love, good versus evil, witch, love story, chase, race against time, destiny, transformation, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, 1850s
Place: england, europe
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System:   39%
    User:   37%
The Blue Bird
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Soviet Union
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: semi serious, stylized, feel good, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, adventure, obsessive quest, imaginary kingdom, family, escapades, imaginary, youth, self discovery, siblings relations, family relations, clown ...
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System:   39%
    User:   33%
Doctor Snuggles
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Doctor Snuggles is an animated television series created by Jeffrey O'Kelly based on original artwork by Nick Price, about a friendly and optimistic inventor named Doctor Snuggles who has unusual adventures with his friends. The show featured ...
Audience: kids
Plot: inventor, doctor, adventure, surrealism, anthropomorphism, umbrella, man with glasses, rat, mouse, professor, duck, housekeeper ...
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System:   38%
    User:   41%
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