Movies like After the Rain, on Thursday

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After the Rain, on Thursday (1986)
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After the Rain, on Thursday (1986)
Original name: После дождичка в четверг
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A palace steward conspires with bandits to kidnap an infant czar's son and an orphan adopted by the czar, replacing the prince with the steward's son. Two decades later the true prince and his foster brother are slaves in a quarry, the changeling grew up as a prince, and his mother has been elevated to the highest position in the state for "saving" the prince, but losing her own child. Then the brothers escape, the changeling prince departs to fight an immortal wizard and vanishes, and the brothers have to deal with the wizard. Which includes stealing a bird-woman from a Mid-Eastern khan and figuring where the wizard's death is.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, light, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: magic, good versus evil, adventure, teenager, prison, friendship, heroes, parents and children, greed, kidnapping, singing, dancer, costume

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Most similar movies to After the Rain, on Thursday

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, fairy tale, light and entertaining films with plots about adventure, magic, family, escapades, imaginary, good versus evil and friendship mostly in Family, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like After the Rain, on Thursday: The Kingdom of False Mirrors (1963), Oh How It Hurts 66 (1967), Jack and the Beanstalk (2009), A Tale of Lost Times (1964), The Book of Masters (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Kingdom of False Mirrors (1963)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Kingdom of Crooked Mirrors is a 1964 Soviet fairy tale film directed by Aleksandr Rou based on a story with the same name by Vitali Gubarev. Both the surreal story by Vladimir Gubarev, together with the 1964 film, written in a Through The Looking ...
Style: fairy tale, colourful, stylized, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: twins, alternate reality, children, magic, magical, king, imagination, adventure, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, transformation, russian ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Oh How It Hurts 66 (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A fantasy story based on Kornei Chukovsky classics about a brave doctor Aybolit and his adventures on the land and on the sea.
Style: fairy tale, entertaining, captivating, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: doctor, veterinarian, bandit, surrealism, friendship, hopes, parents and children, adventure, dishonesty, chase
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Jack and the Beanstalk (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A fairy tale character who is about to flunk out of fairy tale school, Jack must perform a heroic deed by Monday or fail miserably, just like his father before him. Anxious to make good, Jack sells his C.O.W. (Computer of Wonder) for a handful of ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, giant, young heroes, legends and myths, escapades, danger, youth, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, friends, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
A Tale of Lost Times (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Four evil wizards succeeded to become young by using a time stolen from lazy kids. Now these kids who became seniors must act fast if they want to return to their real age.
Style: fairy tale, captivating, sincere, sentimental, light
Plot: spell, redemption, evil sorcerer, obstacle, chase, justice, transformation, hopes, childhood, family relations, adventure, friendship ...
Place: ussr, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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The Book of Masters (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A beautiful and kind girl, daughter of Baba Yaga, finds a magical stone Alatyr while walking in a field. It transforms her heart into a stone and puts her under a queer curse. She is to be the evil Countess of Stones and live in a stone tower. If ...
Style: touching, fairy tale, entertaining, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: kids
Plot: magic, friendship, evil witch, stone, master, storytelling, folk hero, romance, warrior, legendary hero
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 ⇓
81%
Snow White: The Fairest of Them All (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Snow White's mother dies during childbirth, leaving baby Snow and father John for dead on an icy field, who then receives a visit from one of Satan's representatives, granting him three wishes.
Style: fairy tale, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: snow white, adventure, good versus evil, evil witch, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, parents and children, romance, leadership, danger, curses spells and rituals, magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Magic Silver (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Norway
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Princess Bluerose is a small gnome living deep in the Norwegian mountains. A small community of gnomes is responsible for making the transition between daylight and night. This is called the magic hour, and is created by the magic silver which only ...
Style: fairy tale, captivating, entertaining, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: young heroes, adventure, wizards and magicians, escapades, danger, family, imaginary kingdom, fairy, mountain, prophecy, courage, princess ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, light
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, danger, imaginary, heroes, adventure, escapades, family, youth, young heroes, save the kingdom, prophecy, magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Asterix and Obelix Meet Cleopatra (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The Egyptian Queen Cleopatra bets against the Roman Emperor, Julius Caesar, that her people are still great, even if the times of the Pharaohs has long passed. She vows (against all logic) to build a new palace for Caesar within three months. Since ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, stylized, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: ancient egypt, adventure, julius caesar, ancient rome, cleopatra, heroic mission, against the odds, goofy hero, superhero, architect, magic, secret identity ...
Time: ancient world, ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.3
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Level Up (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Four very different high school teenagers battle trolls, ghouls and a dark leader of them named Maldark in a video game that goes haywire and releases the battle into the real world (IMDb.com).
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, save the world, good versus evil, rivalry, youth, parallel world, danger, video game, friendship, supernatural, battles, humanity in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
About the Little Red Riding Hood (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A sequel to the well-known story about a Little Red Riding Hood (Krasnaya Shapochka). This time, a family of a slain wolf decides to avenge his death. So they falsely inform Little Red Riding Hood that her grandma is sick and prepare to eat her on ...
Style: fairy tale, light, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: little red riding hood, adventure, friendship, family relations, hunter, parents and children, whip, dog, snoring, surrealism, field, brothers grimm ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Hook (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The boy who wasn't supposed to grow up—Peter Pan—did just that, becoming a soulless corporate lawyer whose workaholism could cost him his wife and kids. But a trip to see Granny Wendy in London, where the vengeful Capt. Hook kidnaps ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, exciting, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: fairy, childhood, adventure, duel, kidnapping, pirate, good versus evil, rescue, self discovery, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, england, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Xuxa and the Elves (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Kira (Xuxa) is a botanical that has magical powers, despite not knowing their origin. Until Nanda (Debby), a girl of 10 years, finds himself trapped in his room an elf named Damiz (Leonardo Cordonis) and asks Kira to help free him. Soon they ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: good versus evil, fairy, rescue, escapades, adventure, rivalry, imaginary, family, imaginary kingdom, danger, elf, troll ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Baba Yaga (1973)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 74 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: fairy tale, folk tale, semi serious, stylized, absurd
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: heroes, family relations, wizards and magicians, imaginary kingdom, missing child, kidnapping, imaginary, family, escapades, good versus evil, obsessive quest, body armor ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Suburban Knights (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The Nostalgia Critic and his fellow reviewers from the website That Guy with the Glasses dress up as famous fantasy characters and go searching for a magic gauntlet hidden in suburban Illinois.
Style: tense, light, humorous, unusual plot structure, captivating
Plot: magic, fight, quest, wizards, friendship, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, fantasy world, adventure, mission, friends, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Four Kids and It (2020)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A group of kids on holiday in Cornwall meet a magical creature on the beach with the power to grant wishes.
Style: entertaining, feel good, humorous, light
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: wish come true, creature, magical creature, adventure, family relations, friendship, family, happy ending, villain, good versus evil, magic, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.2
 2K
Antboy (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 77 min.
Story: 12-year-old Pelle accidentally gets bitten by an ant and develops unimaginable superpowers. With help from his friend, comic book nerd Wilhelm, Pelle creates a secret identity as the superhero Antboy. Slowly things start to happen in the surburban ...
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, tense, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, rivalry, escapades, youth, master villain, imaginary, secret identity, laboratory, adventure, young heroes ...
Place: denmark, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Descendants 2 (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When the pressure to be royal becomes too much for Mal, she returns to the Isle of the Lost where her archenemy Uma, Ursula's daughter, has taken her spot as self-proclaimed queen.
Style: fairy tale, lyrical, entertaining, exciting
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, teenage protagonist, good versus evil, moral dilemma, evil witch, friendship, relationships, magic, high school, music, villain, teenager ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Norway, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: By helping Doctor Proctor getting recognition for his amazing invention in a world quite different from ours, two lonely children gets help to stand on their own two feet.
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining, captivating, light
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story of an ancient war that is reignited when a young farmhand unwittingly opens a gateway between our world and a fearsome race of giants. Unleashed on the Earth for the first time in centuries, the giants strive to reclaim the land they once ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, stylized, captivating, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: giant, imaginary kingdom, adventure, legends and myths, youth, curses spells and rituals, princess, heroic mission, danger, magic, family, imaginary ...
Time: 18th century
Place: london, tower bridge london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
A Very Old Story (1968)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the famous fairytale "The Tinderbox" by Hans Christian Andersen.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, entertaining, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: princess, happy ending, king, escapades, magic, imagination, boy, taking off shoes, female stockinged legs, pantyhose
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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 ⇓
59%
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Kids World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: What would you wish for if you were eleven and could have anything in the world? Your parents don't understand you. Your teenage brother is constantly getting you in trouble...for things he did! You're in love with the twelve-year-old girl ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, suspense
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, teenage life, experiment gone awry, child as adult, adventure, mischievous children, young heroes, disorder, danger, rescue, best friends, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Neverending Story III (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young boy must restore order when a group of bullies steal the magical book that acts as a portal between Earth and the imaginary world of Fantasia.
Style: feel good, offbeat, stylized, semi serious, cult film ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, family, fantasy world, adventure, book, heroic mission, parallel world, imaginary, youth, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.8
 68K
Peter Pan (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Australia, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbuckling and the fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become the heroes of an even greater story, when Peter Pan flies into ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, captivating, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: fairy, fantasy world, childhood, imaginary kingdom, first love, adventure, imaginary, pirate, captain, mermaid, young heroes, heroes ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Ewok Adventure (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Towani family civilian shuttlecraft crashes on the forest moon of Endor. The four Towani's are separated. Jermitt and Catarine, the mother and father are captured by the giant Gorax, and Mace and Cindel, the son and daughter, are missing ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, friendship, battles, space wars, magic, good versus evil, spacecraft, bravery, adventure, save the world, family, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.7
 61K
Pan (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, 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, visually appealing, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fantasy world, orphan, magic, pirate, heroes, journey, adventure, flying, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, mischievous children, danger ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 18th century, future
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
A Simple Wish (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Murray is a male fairy godmother, and he is trying to help 8-year-old Anabel to fulfil her "simple wish" - that her father Oliver, who is a cab driver, would win the leading role in a Broadway musical. Unfortunately, Murray's magic ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fairy godmother, magic, family, imaginary, rivalry, supernatural ability, down on your luck, wish come true, mischievous children, parents and children, cinderella story, father daughter relationship ...
Place: new york, nebraska, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, fairy tale, serious, atmospheric, inspirational ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, winter, imaginary kingdom, friendship, curses spells and rituals, king, young heroes, imaginary, escapades, long lost daughter, evil witch, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%