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, light, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: magic, good versus evil, adventure, prison, teenager, heroes, friendship, parents and children, greed, kidnapping, dancer, costume, singing

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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 fairy tale, humorous, captivating and entertaining films with plots about adventure, magic, friendship, family, escapades, heroes and good versus evil mostly in Fantasy, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like After the Rain, on Thursday: The House Elf (2019), The Kingdom of False Mirrors (1963), Jack and the Beanstalk (2009), A Tale of Lost Times (1964), Magic Silver (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The House Elf (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the ordinary and bustling city of Moscow there is an unusual House, overgrown with hundreds of secrets and mysteries. In this house there is a strange apartment, in which not a single tenant has stayed for a long time. And only when an ...
Style: captivating, enigmatic, fairy tale, disturbing, atmospheric
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: supernatural being, house, family, magic, single mother, black magic, cat, wizards and magicians, hidden treasure, good versus evil, evil sorcerer, evil wizard ...
Time: 21st century
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67%
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: alternate reality, twins, magical, magic, imaginary kingdom, children, adventure, imagination, king, good versus evil, transformation, russian ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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, escapades, youth, legends and myths, disorder, friends, family, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, sentimental, light
Plot: spell, redemption, chase, evil sorcerer, obstacle, justice, transformation, hopes, adventure, childhood, youth, friendship ...
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Polina and the mystery of a film studio (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Ukraine, Belgium, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 11-year-old Polina, who knows nothing about her past and parents, lives with her spiteful aunt and wicked cousin. They secretly plan to get rid of the girl at the day of her birthday, all to get their hands on her mysterious inheritance. Chased by ...
Style: fairy tale, light, captivating, twists and turns, sincere ...
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, rescue, escapades, justice, parents and children, hopes, crimes, family, heroes, disorder, dishonesty ...
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75%
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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, entertaining, captivating, light, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: young heroes, adventure, wizards and magicians, imaginary kingdom, family, escapades, fairy, mountain, prophecy, courage, save the day, supernatural ...
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74%
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Snow White (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, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: snow white, adventure, evil witch, good versus evil, romance, leadership, imaginary kingdom, parents and children, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, princess, magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Asterix & Obelix: Mission 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, semi serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: adventure, ancient egypt, silly humor, julius caesar, cleopatra, ancient rome, palace, goofy hero, against the odds, heroic mission, superhero, architect ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, france, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: doctor, bandit, veterinarian, surrealism, friendship, chase, dishonesty, hopes, adventure, parents and children
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
A Witches' Ball (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Every year the Witching World gathers to celebrate the newly inducted witches into their world. Beatrix (12) is eager to become part of this world, but when her pending magical status is jeopardized she needs the help of her furry best friend Muggs ...
Style: funny, entertaining, captivating, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: witch, teenage witch, wizards and magicians, magical, adventure, magic, teenage girl, teenager, friendship, magical girl
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, good versus evil, friendship, knight, supernatural, heroes, parallel world, hopes, daring rescue, orphan, rivalry ...
Place: eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, humorous, semi serious, light
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: heroes, adventure, imaginary kingdom, family, young heroes, escapades, youth, save the kingdom, prophecy, dwarf, magic, strong female lead ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Book of Masters (2009)
Genre: 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: fairy tale, touching, captivating, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: evil wizard, magic, wizards and magicians, friendship, evil witch, evil sorcerer, showdown, sorceress, adventure, good versus evil, magical, black magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, girl, grandmother, cute girl, thunderstorm, beach, rainstorm ...
Place: russia
⇓ 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: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: heroes, wizards and magicians, family relations, family, good versus evil, escapades, obsessive quest, imaginary kingdom, missing child, kidnapping, chicken, surrealism ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: fairy, childhood, adventure, duel, kidnapping, pirate, good versus evil, rescue, self discovery, family, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, big ben london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Fuchsia the Mini-Witch (2010)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Great adventures can hatch from the smallest eggs. Fucsia wants to learn to do magic just like her father, and so is pleased as punch when she is allowed to go to witches' school. There, Fucsia learns to make wind and conjures with the clouds. ...
Style: fairy tale, captivating, humorous, entertaining, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: witch, friendship, supernatural power, magic, magician, witchcraft, children, sorcerer, flying, school, magical, magical girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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, youth, rivalry, parallel world, video game, battles, friendship, supernatural, escapades, nerd ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The BFG (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, India, USA
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, colourful, exciting, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: giant, little girl, imagination, magic, friendship, adventure, childhood, family, fantasy world, queen, justice, dream ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, humorous, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: princess, happy ending, king, escapades, magic, imagination, boy, taking off shoes, female stockinged legs, pantyhose
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
A Fairy Tale After All (2022)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A stubborn teenage girl finds herself confronted by whimsical characters when she is transported into a world of fantasy and fairy tales while attending a school marionette show.
Style: fairy tale, entertaining, captivating, disturbing
Audience: family outing
Plot: magic, princess, adventure, teenage girl, dream world, teenager, teenage protagonist, fantasy world, girl heroine, wizards, wizards and magicians, magical ...
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60%
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, unusual plot structure, captivating, humorous
Plot: magic, fight, quest, wizards and magicians, wizards, friendship, chosen one, fantasy world, youth, supernatural, good versus evil, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, light, tense ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, rivalry, escapades, master villain, youth, secret identity, laboratory, adventure, young heroes, heroes ...
Place: denmark, copenhagen
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58%
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Meet The Santas (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Because she is marrying the man who assumed the mantle of Santa Claus last December 26, Beth's postponed wedding has to be rescheduled for Xmas eve. Overwhelmed by selling the house she and her son share and the prospect of the duties of Mrs. ...
Style: fairy tale, sentimental, sincere, light, feel good
Plot: santa claus, christmas, family relations, parents and children, kids and family, christmas present, kindness, christmas eve, self discovery, fight, couple relations, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Legend of the Christmas Witch (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: During the day Paola is an ordinary primary school teacher, but at night, she turns into…The Christmas Witch, a magical creature who brings gifts to the good kids. One night, Paola disappears, kidnapped by Mr. Johnny, a cruel Toymaker who got his ...
Style: entertaining, feel good, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: secret identity, witchcraft, school teacher, friendship, double life, magic, adventure, disguise, mistaken identity, family, family relations, thanksgiving ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: humorous, not serious, entertaining, captivating, light
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: rivalry, inventions and discoveries, mad scientist, friendship, youth, disorder, good versus evil, adult child friendship, adventure, family relations, silly humor, best friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, winter, adventure, friendship, curses spells and rituals, young heroes, escapades, long lost daughter, king, evil witch, forest, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Upon The Magic Roads (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Romantic John the Fool and his friend Foal set out on a series of unpredictable adventures in different magical worlds. The two buddies will have to outsmart an evil tyrant king, catch the firebird, and find John’s true love.
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, folk tale
Audience: family outing
Plot: magical creature, horse, friendship, folk hero, adventure, czar, legend, talking horse, heroes, horse riding, russian, farm ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, date night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, magic trick, witch, wizards, adventure, magic, circus, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, prophecy, illusion, escapades ...
Time: 20th century
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, semi serious, stylized, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, family, fantasy world, adventure, youth, heroes, escapades, parallel world, heroic mission, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%