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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: 94 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: family relations, quest, bird, egg, surrealism, grandfather grandson relationship, grandfather granddaughter relationship, cottage

Most similar movies to The Phoenix and the Magic Carpet

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, humorous, entertaining and fairy tale films with plots about adventure, family, family relations, magic, escapades, youth and heroes mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like The Phoenix and the Magic Carpet: The Usual Children (1997), The Skateboard Kid 2 (1994), The Water Horse (2007), Dumbo (2019), Five Children and It (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, offbeat, feel good, touching
Plot: ghost, family relations, scoop, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, siblings relations, adventure, soldier, christmas eve, brother sister relationship, surrealism, father son relationship ...
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The Skateboard Kid 2 (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Take a roller coaster ride full of high octane adventure as 12 year old Sammy takes to the skies. With the help of a magical flying skateboard, Sammy ends up the hottest skateboarder in town. But a group of local thrashers don't like the extra ...
Plot: skateboarding, family relations, skateboard, magical object
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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, twists and turns, scenic, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: sea monster, adventure, world war two, young heroes, friendship, underwater, child protagonist, mythology, egg, rescue from drowning, boat, boat accident ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
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83%
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Dumbo (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Circus owner Max Medici enlists former star Holt Farrier and his children Milly and Joe to care for a newborn elephant whose oversized ears make him a laughingstock in an already struggling circus. But when they discover that Dumbo can fly, the ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, sweet, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: elephant, disney, circus, flying, part animation, performance, children, family relations, song, boy, magical creature, singing ...
Time: 1910s, year 1919, 20th century
Place: missouri, coney island brooklyn new york city, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: wish fulfillment, adventure, heroes, young heroes, mischievous children, youth, disorder, rivalry, danger, supernatural, parents and children, fish out of water ...
Time: year 1917, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: surrealism, queen, caterpillar, hare, mouse, alternate dimension, turtle, rabbit, tea party, hippie, king, duchess ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: pirate, orphan, treasure hunt, supernatural ability, escapades, family, danger, heroes, adventure, captain, drunkard, aunt niece relationship ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: exciting, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, talking dog, best friends, danger, youth, chase, adventure, riddles and clues, teenage life, computers and web, frame up, friendship ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Fairy King of Ar (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Kyle (Jameson Baltes) and Evie (Brittney Bowman) Preston start exploring the grounds of their late grandmother's house they discover an old, abandoned mine shaft and soon find that the old lady's stories about fairies trapped ...
Plot: gold mine, american abroad, fairy, brother sister relationship, inheritance, terminal illness, cure, mine, cancer, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Tom's Midnight Garden (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Tom Long's brother Peter gets measles, Tom is sent to stay with his Uncle Alan and Aunt Gwen in a flat with no garden and an elderly and reclusive landlady, Mrs Bartholomew, living upstairs. Because he may be infectious he is not allowed ...
Style: serious, stylized, touching, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, invisibility, friendship, imaginary kingdom, ghost, secret place, friends, escapades, young heroes, youth, family, adventure ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, fairy tale, complex ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, family relations, adventure, chase, family, parents and children, police corruption, alcohol abuse, fairy, friends, legends and myths, siblings relations ...
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.0
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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, scenic, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: island, young heroes, family relations, adventure, danger, exotic island, little girl, rescue, agoraphobia, cruise, poacher, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, indonesia, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.1
 74K
Inkheart (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, UK, USA, Italy
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, exciting, serious, tense, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, horror for children, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventurer, adventure, wizards, fictional reality, parents and children, imaginary, book, young heroes, disappearance, family relations, family, writers ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
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: fairy tale, exciting, atmospheric, epic, scenic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, psychotronic, entertaining, surreal, whimsical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fantasy world, dark fantasy, queen, clock, time travel, portal, talking dog, imagination, talking animals, parallel universe, alice character, wonderland ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: visually appealing, captivating, serious, epic, exciting ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Spain, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: serious, exciting, captivating, entertaining
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: adventurer, adventure, chase, youth, supernatural, life turned upside down, missing person, escapades, young heroes, family in danger, teenage life, secret place ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1880s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Alice in Wonderland (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
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, atmospheric, surreal, colourful, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, escape from reality, adventure, talking animals, good versus evil, evil queen, imaginary, queen, imagination, journey, magical ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1800s, 1870s
Place: london, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Gnome-Mobile (1967)
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: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: car chase, kidnapping, mental institution, family, adventure, chase, magic, good versus evil, show tunes, friends, family relations, disorder ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Dark Crystal (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
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: fantasy world, dark fantasy, puppetry, good versus evil, race against time, adventure, crystal, mission, wizards, escapades, imaginary, puppet ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: dragon, adaptation, quest, wizards, sword and sorcery, dwarf
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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, captivating, entertaining, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, good versus evil, friendship, knight, danger, supernatural, heroes, parallel world, daring rescue, orphan, rivalry ...
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Treasure Island (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Take a son and make sure he dreams; wake him up and start telling him a story. Rock him with your most beautiful voice, lower and lower, until he goes back to sleep but still listening, subliminally. Now, he must be dreaming, but completing the ...
Plot: boy in peril, storyteller, treasure hunt, child protagonist, blind man, island, boy hero, childhood, boy, storytelling, oneiric, child in peril ...
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The New Adventures of Pinocchio (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Luxembourg, Germany, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Puppeteer Geppetto becomes a puppet himself after drinking an elixir that Pinocchio bought from a traveling carnival.
Style: atmospheric, touching, feel good, serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, bittersweet, young heroes, escapades, good versus evil, family, obsessive quest, danger, youth, imaginary, rivalry, adventure ...
Time: 17th century
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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: unicorn, orphan, rescue, chase, girl, boy, grandfather granddaughter relationship, aunt, circus, nun, groom, police officer ...
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The BFG (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, India, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The BFG is no ordinary bone-crunching giant. He is far too nice and jumbly. It's lucky for Sophie that he is. Had she been carried off in the middle of the night by the Bloodbottler, or any of the other giants—rather than the BFG—she would ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, colourful, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: giant, little girl, imagination, magic, friendship, childhood, family, justice, adventure, queen, fantasy world, dream ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
 493
Dragonworld (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Young John McGowan travels to Scotland to live at his grandfather's castle after he loses his parents in a traffic accident. At the wishing tree he conjures up a dragon friend, Yowler. They grow up together, and one day documentary film maker ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, stylized, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: theme park, castle, amusement park, dragon, daring rescue, young heroes, heroes, good versus evil, anti heroes, family, supernatural ability, adventure ...
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Three Fat Men (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
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Nico the Unicorn (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: semi serious
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