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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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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, light, fairy tale and entertaining films with plots about adventure, family, escapades, magic, heroes, good versus evil and imaginary mostly in Family, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like After the Rain, on Thursday: The Kingdom of False Mirrors (1963), Mio in the Land of Faraway (1987), A Tale of Lost Times (1964), Oh How It Hurts 66 (1967), Jack and the Beanstalk (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, hunter, adventure, family relations, friendship, parents and children
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, stylized, colourful, atmospheric, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: twins, children, magic, magical, alternate reality, russian, king, adventure, imagination, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, transformation ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When the magic powers of The Tablet of Ahkmenrah begin to die out, Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.
Style: light, humorous, not serious, clever, funny ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: obsessive quest, curses spells and rituals, museum, fantasy world, night watchman, adventure, escapades, save the day, parallel universe, magic, family, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1938
Place: london, england, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: entertaining, captivating, light, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, friendship, knight, imaginary kingdom, supernatural, parallel world, heroes, danger, heroic mission, daring rescue, orphan ...
Place: stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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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, sincere, captivating, light, sentimental
Plot: spell, redemption, chase, obstacle, evil sorcerer, justice, hopes, transformation, childhood, friendship, family relations, youth ...
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: doctor, veterinarian, bandit, surrealism, friendship, chase, parents and children, dishonesty, adventure, hopes
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, captivating, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, young heroes, youth, danger, escapades, legends and myths, family, disorder, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, humorous, entertaining, fairy tale, sentimental ...
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, magic, stone, evil witch, folk hero, master, romance, storytelling, legendary hero, warrior
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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, semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: snow white, adventure, imaginary kingdom, evil witch, good versus evil, romance, parents and children, heroic mission, leadership, danger, magic, princess ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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, stylized, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, fairy, duel, kidnapping, good versus evil, rescue, pirate, self discovery, childhood, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, family ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century
Place: big ben london, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, exciting, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: ancient egypt, adventure, ancient rome, heroic mission, heroes, against the odds, cleopatra, architect, magic, escapades, supernatural ability, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.7
 3K
Snow Queen (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The Snow Queen is a powerful story of friendship and the triumph of love over wickedness. The story follows a young woman who is forced to battle the wicked snow queen in order to save the soul of the man she loves.
Style: fairy tale, stylized, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: supernatural ability, hotel, adventure, heroic mission, rescue, good versus evil, young heroes, kidnapping, fall in love, battles, rivalry, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.1
 259
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, suspense
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, experiment gone awry, child as adult, adventure, teenage life, mischievous children, friendship, disorder, danger, best friends, youth, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, friendship, space wars, magic, spacecraft, good versus evil, bravery, adventure, family, battles, imaginary kingdom, save the world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, feel good, entertaining, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: princess, king, escapades, magic, imagination, boy, happy ending, pantyhose, taking off shoes
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mr. Conductor's supply of magic gold dust, which allows him to travel between Shining Time and Thomas's island, is critically low. Unfortunately, he doesn't know how to get more. Meanwhile, Thomas is fending off attacks by the nasty ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, whimsical, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
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Time: 2000s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: humorous, not serious, feel good
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, fairy, escapades, adventure, family, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, rescue, danger, rivalry, troll, coven ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.2
 2K
Antboy (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
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, good versus evil, secret identity, rivalry, escapades, superhuman powers, master villain, imaginary, youth, laboratory, adventure, heroes ...
Place: denmark, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Little Hercules in 3-D (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Little Hercules travels from Mt. Olympus to live life as a mortal in Los Angeles.
Style: serious, tense, humorous, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: greek god, adventure, danger, heroic mission, dangerous attraction, friends, heroes, father son relationship, friendship, escapades, family, family life ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
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, light, colourful, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, magic, witch, good versus evil, adventure, circus, magic trick, wizards and magicians, wizards, illusion, prophecy, save the kingdom ...
Time: 1900s
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: kidnapping, car chase, family, adventure, chase, magic, good versus evil, misfit, escapades, disorder, golden years, heroes ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Effects of Magic (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: "The effects of magic begin with misdirection, the rest is in the hands of the magician." Roody, son of a great and absentee magician, runs a costume company with his slightly eccentric mother. But his pet rabbit (who narrates the story) ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, twists and turns
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, parents and children, wizards and magicians, family relations, heroic mission, siblings relations, reunion, amateur detective, prodigy, criminal heroes, heroes, pets ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.9
 19K
The Borrowers (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The four-inch-tall Clock family secretly share a house with the normal-sized Lender family, "borrowing" such items as thread, safety pins, batteries and scraps of food. However, their peaceful co-existence is disturbed when evil lawyer ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, mischievous children, child's point of view, lawyer, adventure, good versus evil, little people, disorder, danger, eviction, real estate, greed ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Lilly the Witch The Dragon and the Magic Book (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Italy, Austria
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Lilly was a normal girl with a healthy sense of adventure. That is, until she finds a magical book, complete with a funny little dragon, "Hector". With the help of her new friend and the book, Lilly has the ability to time-travel and truly ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, captivating, exciting
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: witch, adventure, imaginary, wizards and magicians, teaching the ways of the world, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, good versus evil, supernatural ability, heroic mission, save the day, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A lonely cat living in a mall pet shop has a sour outlook on life until, in the midst of the holiday rush, she’s swept up into a robbery and a friendship with a human girl.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: teenager, pets, christmas, shopping mall, friendship, talking cat, supernatural ability, heroes, escapades, adventure, rescue, sarcasm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.9
 1K
Life Is Ruff (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Calvin Wheeler is a scheming 13-year-old boy with everything going for him, except for an original issue of his precious comic book collection. When a prized show-dog chases him down while skateboarding one day, his owner inadvertently convinces him ...
Style: feel good, captivating, humorous, light
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friend, teenager, scheme, escapades, justice, skateboarding, dog, skateboard, adventure, animal shelter, animal rights, rich kid ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
48 Christmas Wishes (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Holiday magic has never gleamed brighter as Santa’s Elves head out on an adventure to bring every boy and girl their Christmas wish while also bringing a family back together in this heartfelt Christmas movie from Gaumont. After accidentally ...
Style: captivating, humorous, sincere, light, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, elf, santa claus, christmas eve, society, friendship, small town, romance, gift, christmas present
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, mischievous children, heroes, youth, young heroes, fish out of water, disorder, parents and children, rivalry, danger, supernatural ...
Time: year 1917, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Return to Nim's Island (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fourteen year old Nim, more determined than ever to protect her island and all the wildlife that call it home, faces off against resort developers and animal poachers. Soon she realizes she can’t depend on her animal cohorts alone and must make ...
Style: humorous, exciting, sincere, captivating, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: island, danger, animal rescue, teenage life, adventure, save the day, family relations, environmentalism, animal life, escapades, friendship, poacher ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, funny, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, fairy godmother, family, imaginary, rivalry, supernatural ability, down on your luck, wish come true, mischievous children, parents and children, father daughter relationship, satire ...
Place: nebraska, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%