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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, prison, friendship, heroes, parents and children, greed, teenager, kidnapping, singing, dancer, costume

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, fairy tale and entertaining films with plots about adventure, family, magic, imaginary, escapades, heroes and danger mostly in Fantasy, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like After the Rain, on Thursday: Mio in the Land of Faraway (1987), The Kingdom of False Mirrors (1963), The Last Knight (2017), Oh How It Hurts 66 (1967), The Book of Masters (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, friendship, family relations, parents and children
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: humorous, not serious, light, clever, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: curses spells and rituals, museum, obsessive quest, night watchman, fantasy world, adventure, escapades, save the day, parallel universe, magic, family, happy ending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 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: light, entertaining, captivating, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: knight, good versus evil, friendship, adventure, supernatural, parallel world, danger, heroes, imaginary kingdom, rivalry, kidnapping, hopes ...
Place: stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, clever, stylized, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: twins, children, magic, magical, alternate reality, russian, king, adventure, imagination, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, transformation ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
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: feel good, humorous, surreal, colourful, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: candy, fantasy world, chocolate, social differences, factory, contests and competitions, mysterious character, family, imaginary, imagination, adventure, childhood ...
Place: bavaria, denver colorado, switzerland, england, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Knight (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: ivan is an ordinary guy who is transferred from modern Moscow to the fantasy world Belogorye. in this parallel universe where characters of russian fairy tales live, magic is an integral part of the daily life, and arguments are settled with the ...
Style: captivating, humorous, fairy tale, colourful, stylized
Plot: wizards, good versus evil, magician, chase, adventure, magical, strong man, imaginary, sorceress, betrayal, magic, spell ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: doctor, bandit, veterinarian, friendship, chase, adventure, hopes, parents and children, dishonesty, surrealism
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, light, humorous, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, stone, evil witch, magic, romance, storytelling, folk hero, master, legendary hero, warrior
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: adventurer, adventure, young heroes, youth, danger, escapades, legends and myths, friends, curses spells and rituals, family, imaginary kingdom, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, friendship, magic, spacecraft, good versus evil, bravery, save the world, battles, family, imaginary kingdom, adventure, kidnapping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, feel good, semi serious, humorous, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: kidnapping, car chase, family, adventure, chase, magic, good versus evil, youth, danger, orphan, rescue, friendship ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.8
 217K
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: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: duel, adventure, kidnapping, good versus evil, fairy, rescue, pirate, self discovery, childhood, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, family ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, big ben london, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: feel good, not serious, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, fairy, imaginary kingdom, family, adventure, escapades, rivalry, danger, rescue, imaginary, troll, hourglass ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.0
 254
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: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: friends, rescue, orphan, coming of age, mischievous children, imaginary kingdom, adventure, young heroes, parents and children, heroes, imaginary, wish come true ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, twists and turns
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, sweet, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: princess, king, escapades, magic, imagination, boy, happy ending, taking off shoes, pantyhose
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: witch, adventure, imaginary, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, teaching the ways of the world, heroic mission, youth, family ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
 70K
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: exciting, fairy tale, tense, stylized, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, imaginary, book, parents and children, family, fictional reality, young heroes, disappearance, real world, eavesdropping, magic ...
Time: middle ages
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, stylized, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, ancient egypt, ancient rome, cleopatra, palace, roman empire, architect, family, magic, secret identity, emperor, danger ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, awful ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: magic, good versus evil, book, fantasy world, family, adventure, danger, youth, empress, imaginary kingdom, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Super Mario Bros. (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mario and Luigi, plumbers from Brooklyn, find themselves in an alternate universe where evolved dinosaurs live in hi-tech squalor. They're the only hope to save our universe from invasion by the dino dictator, Koopa.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, rescue, parallel world, adventure, heroic mission, family, save the world, escapades, heroes, save the princess, magic, transformation ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.3
 323
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, stylized, semi serious, light, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
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Time: middle ages, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, fairy tale, light, scary ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: train, friendship, imaginary kingdom, family, adventure, island, disorder, family life, mischievous children, danger, best friends, pirate ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Kermit's Swamp Years (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: At 12 years old, Kermit the Frog and best friends Goggles and Croaker travel outside their homes in the swamps of the Deep South to do something extraordinary with their lives.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: swamp, heroes, young heroes, escapades, confined, youth, danger, best friends, partners, rescue, adventure, family ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 441
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: semi serious, humorous, fairy tale
Audience: family outing
Plot: wizards and magicians, danger, youth, young heroes, heroes, adventure, escapades, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, family, greed, death of father ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.3
 674
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: semi serious, exciting, humorous, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary, family, adventure, teenage life, heroes, rivalry, high school, computers and web, laser, social relations, save the world, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Elmo loves his fuzzy, blue blanket, and would never let anything happen to it. However, a tug-of-war with his friend Zoe sends his blanket to a faraway land, and Elmo in hot pursuit. Facing life without his cherished blanket, Elmo musters all of his ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: rescue, family, puppets, adventure, friendship, disorder, rivalry, danger, misfit, escapades, heroes, heroic mission ...
Place: sesame street
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 114K
Matilda (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An extraordinarily intelligent young girl from a cruel and uncaring family discovers she possesses telekinetic powers and is sent off to a school headed by a tyrannical principal.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, fairy tale, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: parents and children, teachers and students, eccentric family, young heroes, school, little girl, supernatural ability, elementary school, disorder, telekinesis, child abuse, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Sherlock: Undercover Dog (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Billy, 10, a dreamer, wants to be taken seriously so he can live with his toy-designer father on Catalina Island. Billy's plans get seriously spoilt when Sherlock, a talking police dog, demands his help to rescue his police detective handler ...
Style: feel good, offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.9
 117K
Stuart Little (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The adventures of a heroic and debonair stalwart mouse named Stuart Little with human qualities, who faces some comic misadventures while searching for his lost bird friend and living with a human family as their child.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adoption, mouse, cat, orphan, kidnapping, anthropomorphic mouse, adventure, friendship, talking animals, mischievous children, fish out of water, orphanage ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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