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, grandfather grandson relationship, grandfather granddaughter relationship, surrealism, egg, cottage

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, stylized and entertaining films with plots about adventure, magic, family, heroes, danger, escapades and fantasy world mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like The Phoenix and the Magic Carpet: Anak Ng Bulkan (1997), The Dark Crystal (1982), The Little Unicorn (2002), The Water Horse (2007), The Usual Children (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Anak Ng Bulkan (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines, USA
Story: Remake of the 1959 film Anak ng Bulkan.
Plot: boy, friendship, egg, volcano, dinosaur, bird
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95%
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, stylized, exciting, epic, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: fantasy world, good versus evil, puppetry, mission, crystal, puppets, adventure, race against time, heroic mission, liberation, mythical creature, castle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: sword and sorcery, adaptation, quest, dragon, dwarf
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Little Unicorn (2002)
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: aunt, grandfather, farm, nun, unicorn, magician, grandfather granddaughter relationship, rescue, orphan, girl, boy, chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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, exciting, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, adventure, friendship, sea monster, child protagonist, kids and family, rescue from drowning, egg, underwater, world war two, boat accident, adaptation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, humorous, feel good, offbeat, touching
Plot: ghost, adventure, family relations, soldier, parents and children, siblings relations, teaching the ways of the world, christmas eve, brother sister relationship, surrealism, father daughter relationship, christmas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat, gothic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: fairy, wish fulfillment, mischievous children, family, young heroes, parents and children, adventure, siblings relations, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, fish out of water, danger ...
Time: year 1917, 1910s
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68%
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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: touching, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, pirate, adventure, supernatural ability, escapades, family, treasure hunt, danger, heroes, gem, abandoned by father, drunkard ...
Time: 1900s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, serious, suspenseful, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: parallel world, fantasy world, adventure, orphan, magical, experiment, best friends, journey, chosen one, animal, polar bear, compass ...
Place: england, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: queen, clock, fantasy world, adventure, magic, rabbit, sister sister relationship, beautiful scenery, imagination, talking animals, falling from height, rivalry ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, semi serious, touching, enigmatic, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, adventure, family, young heroes, rescue, stallion, chase, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, single parent, on the run ...
Place: ireland, europe
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60%
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: book, hypnotism, strong female lead, orphan, hypnosis, close up of eye, friendship, strong female character
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58%
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
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: exciting, entertaining, fairy tale, light, semi serious ...
Plot: good versus evil, teleportation, magic, magical creature, magic wand, friendship, chase, rescue, adventure, robbery, englishman abroad, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 1920s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, dungeon, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: atmospheric, exciting, fairy tale, epic, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, good versus evil, family, fantasy world, young heroes, magical, parallel world, adventure, self sacrifice, king, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: dungeon, england, london
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56%
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Pan (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Living a bleak existence at a London orphanage, 12-year-old Peter finds himself whisked away to the fantastical world of Neverland. Adventure awaits as he meets new friend James Hook and the warrior Tiger Lily. They must band together to save ...
Style: fairy tale, serious, stylized, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fantasy world, pirate, orphan, imaginary, magic, mermaid, flying, adventure, imaginary kingdom, island, young heroes, escapades ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 18th century, future
Place: mine, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: animal rescue, mythology, legend, monster, creature, grandfather grandson relationship, sea monster
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Nebojsa (1989)
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: supernatural power, curse, quest, swamp, magic, bridge, ferry, rose, axe, evil sorcerer, sorcerer, bandit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: semi serious, stylized, humorous, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: knight, friendship, good versus evil, rescue, mischievous children, adventure, pirate, boy, family, supernatural ability, young heroes, daring rescue ...
Place: stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young girl is transported into a magical world of gingerbread soldiers and an army of mice.
Style: fairy tale, entertaining, light, exciting, stylized
Plot: christmas, fantasy world, female villain, disney, strong female character, good versus evil, save the day, life turned upside down, hopes, magical object, snow, princess ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, humorous, epic, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, superhuman powers, young heroes, legends and myths, danger, best friends, save the day, parents and children, good versus evil, escapades, heroes, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, taj mahal ...
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52%
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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, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: talking dog, adventure, teenage life, friends, fortune, computer expert, family, best friends, chase, friendship, frame up, riddles and clues ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
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52%
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
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, epic, serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, dragon, family, witch, good versus evil, adventure, ship, obsessive quest, quest, snowing, king, magic ...
Place: england
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51%
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, surreal, fairy tale, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, escape from reality, queen, cat, fantasy world, journey, adventure, imagination, magic, transformation, mad ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, victorian era, 1800s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, touching, twists and turns, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: witch, school, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, chosen one, friendship, supernatural ability, magical, curses spells and rituals, best friends, fantasy world, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1992, year 1991, 1990s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: environmentalism, adventure, young heroes, wilderness, lake or river, daring rescue, rescue, family, treasure hunt, family life, danger, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
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50%
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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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, holiday, adventure, family, mad scientist, rescue, heroic mission, village, fish out of water, danger, heroes, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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50%
Jason and the Argonauts (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jason, a fearless sailor and explorer, returns to his home land of Thessaly after a long voyage to claim his rightful throne. He learns, however, that he must first find the magical Golden Fleece. To do so, he must embark on an epic quest fraught ...
Style: exciting, epic, serious, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, ship, greek mythology, skeleton, monster, obsessive quest, supernatural, heroic mission, bravery, ocean or sea, family, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Spain, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 17-year-old Mariah Mundi's life is turned upside down when his parents vanish and his younger brother is kidnapped. Following a trail of clues to the darkly majestic Prince Regent Hotel, Mariah discovers a hidden realm of child-stealing ...
Style: exciting, serious
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, adventurer, hotel, young heroes, island, steampunk, supernatural, chase, family in danger, life turned upside down, danger, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Inkheart (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The adventures of a father and his young daughter, in their search for a long lost book that will help reunite a missing, close relative.
Style: touching, serious, fairy tale, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, adventurer, family, imaginary, parents and children, book, disappearance, young heroes, eavesdropping, heroes, kidnapping, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Arthur's Quest (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: To escape the clutches of the evil warrior and sorceress Morgana, Merlin transports young King Arthur into modern day America. When Merlin comes back ten years later to retrieve him, he finds a hip 15 year-old Arthur who does not believe Merlin, nor ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, adventure, hidden identity, teenage life, danger, family, escapades, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, folk hero, changing the past or future ...
Time: contemporary, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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