Movies like The Princess Bride

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The Princess Bride (1987)
 8.1
 353K
The Princess Bride (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this enchantingly cracked fairy tale, the beautiful Princess Buttercup and the dashing Westley must overcome staggering odds to find happiness amid six-fingered swordsmen, murderous princes, Sicilians and rodents of unusual size. But even death can't stop these true lovebirds from triumphing.
Style: witty, touching, humorous, exciting, feel good, offbeat, not serious, fairy tale, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, date night, pre-teens
Plot: true love, prince, imaginary kingdom, giant, love and romance, friendship, save the princess, swashbuckler, warrior, jealousy, danger, grandfather grandson relationship, screwball, villain, heroic mission, imaginary, engaged, obstacle, determination, adventure, romance, cult, family, heroes, friends ...
Place: dungeon

Most similar movies to The Princess Bride

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out fairy tale, exciting, stylized and light films with plots about adventure, good versus evil, magic, fantasy world, escapades, danger and destiny mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like The Princess Bride: Stardust (2007), Ella Enchanted (2004), The 10th Kingdom (2000), Once Upon a Time (2011), Mirrormask (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
 237K
Stardust (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his ...
Style: feel good, captivating, romantic, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, adventure, true love, supernatural ability, fall in love, pirate, chase, magical, love and romance, escapades, prince ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, 1850s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 55K
Ella Enchanted (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ella lives in a magical world in which each child, at the moment of their birth, is given a virtuous "gift" from a fairy godmother. Ella's so-called gift, however, is obedience. This birthright proves itself to be quite the curse once ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, humorous, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, chick flick
Plot: fairy, cinderella story, adventure, prince, true love, imaginary, wizards and magicians, imaginary kingdom, magic, love and romance, fall in love, giant ...
Time: middle ages
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The 10th Kingdom (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 417 min.
Story: Two centuries after Snow White and Cinderella had their adventures, the Nine Kingdoms ready themselves for the coronation of Prince Wendel, Snow White's grandson, to the throne of the Fourth Kingdom. But an evil once-queen has freed herself ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, fairy tale, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, adventure, supernatural ability, good versus evil, magical, curses spells and rituals, friendship, journey, creature, parallel world, imaginary kingdom, imaginary ...
Place: virginia, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
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: atmospheric, exciting, fairy tale, epic, scenic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, good versus evil, self sacrifice, fantasy world, magical, throne, parallel world, king, young heroes, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: dungeon, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Once Upon a Time (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: There is a town in Maine where every story book character you've ever known is trapped between two worlds, victims of a powerful curse. Only one knows the truth and only one can break the spell. Emma Swan is a 28-year-old bail bonds collector ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, offbeat, captivating, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, magical, adventure, good versus evil, fairy, power of love, true love, family relations, small town, parents and children, imaginary, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.9
 22K
Mirrormask (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In a fantasy world of opposing kingdoms, a 15-year old girl must find the fabled MirrorMask in order to save the kingdom and get home
Style: atmospheric, stylized, exciting, light, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens, date night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, save the kingdom, imaginary, heroes, heroic mission, change of heart, magic, coming of age, fantasy world, circus, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 172 min.
Story: American businessman Jack Woods rents a cottage on the enchanted Emerald Isle which is occupied by a family of leprechauns. Leprechaun Seamus Muldoon's son and son's friends crash the fairies' costume ball and Muldoon's son falls ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, feel good
Audience: kids, date night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, friendship, supernatural ability, love and romance, imaginary, true love, good versus evil, ancient mystery, couples, adventure ...
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: 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: exciting, stylized, enigmatic, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: giant, imaginary kingdom, youth, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, adventure, save the princess, heroic mission, young heroes, princess, family, imaginary ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 92K
Willow (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Fearful of a prophecy stating that a girl child will be born to bring about her downfall, the evil Queen Bavmorda imprisons all pregnant women within the formidable stronghold of Nockmaar. A child, Elora Danan, is born in the Nockmaar dungeons and ...
Style: exciting, epic, offbeat, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: fairy, good versus evil, queen, prophecy, adventure, heroic mission, magic, adventurer, apprentice, castle, mission, baby ...
Time: 80s
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Jungle Book (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Raised by wild animals since childhood, Mowgli is drawn away from the jungle by the beautiful Kitty. But Mowgli must eventually face corrupt Capt. Boone, who wants both Kitty's hand and the treasures of Monkey City – a place only Mowgli can ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, tense, stylized, intense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: jungle, adventure, fish out of water, survival, orphan, friendship, feral child, treasure, self discovery, escapades, disorder, danger ...
Time: 90s, victorian era
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Airbender (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, epic, intense ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: supernatural ability, adventure, good versus evil, destiny, chosen one, save the world, heroes, heroic mission, danger, young heroes, imaginary, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Southern California kid named Calvin Fuller is magically transported to the medieval kingdom of Camelot through a crack in the ground caused by an earthquake. Once there, he learns he was summoned by the wizard Merlin, who needs Calvin to save ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, clever ...
Audience: kids, teens, date night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, king arthur, camelot, earthquake, family, adventure, escapades, curses spells and rituals, down on your luck, young heroes, love and romance, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages, future
Place: california, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: exciting, captivating, epic, serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, witch, ship, good versus evil, family, prince, obsessive quest, adventure, mouse, boat, king ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 79K
Mirror Mirror (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After she spends all her money, an evil enchantress queen schemes to marry a handsome, wealthy prince. There's just one problem - he's in love with a beautiful princess, Snow White. Now, joined by seven rebellious dwarves, Snow White ...
Style: humorous, fairy tale, feel good, romantic, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, date night, preschoolers
Plot: imaginary kingdom, save the day, fall in love, adventure, imaginary, financial problem, prince, snow white, evil queen, black magic, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 39K
Ladyhawke (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Captain Etienne Navarre is a man on whose shoulders lies a cruel curse. Punished for loving each other, Navarre must become a wolf by night whilst his lover, Lady Isabeau, takes the form of a hawk by day. Together, with the thief Philippe Gaston, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, fairy tale, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: bishop, good versus evil, rescue, romance, chase, true love, adventure, solar eclipse, transformation, save the lady, magic, curse ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
Place: dungeon, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 92K
Your Highness (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A fantasy movie about an arrogant, lazy prince and his more heroic brother who must complete a quest in order to save their father's kingdom.
Style: humorous, exciting, absurd, funny, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dragon, escapades, rivalry, knight, kidnapping, farce, siblings relations, wizards and magicians, minotaur, heroes, prophecy, mission ...
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 112K
Labyrinth (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Frustrated with babysitting on yet another weekend night, Sarah - a teenager with an active imagination - summons the Goblins from her favourite book, "Labyrinth", to take the baby stepbrother away. When little Toby actually disappears, ...
Style: gothic, stylized, offbeat, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, rescue, maze, hopes, danger, heroes, imaginary, friendship, youth, knight, adventure, surrealism ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 54K
Legend (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in a timeless mythical forest inhabited by fairies, goblins, unicorns and mortals, this fantastic story follows a mystical forest dweller, chosen by fate, to undertake a heroic quest. He must save the beautiful Princess Lily and defeat the ...
Style: gothic, stylized, serious, fairy tale, surprise ending ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: warrior, sorcerer, good versus evil, magic, elf, devil, witch, rescue, winter, demon, skull, swashbuckler ...
Time: 80s
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Three Wishes for Cinderella (1973)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Family, Adventure, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia, East Germany
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The film stars Libuse Safrankova as the title character, a young woman who is put upon by her stepmother and stepsisters. The film employs a twist, though, when a handsome prince comes knocking. Cinderella does not simply fall into the prince's ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, offbeat, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, date night, pre-teens, kids
Plot: cinderella story, true love, prince, fall in love, good versus evil, love and romance, hopes, adventure, wish come true, rivalry, fairy, social differences ...
Time: middle ages
Place: czechoslovakia, german democratic republic, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A live-action adaptation of Disney's version of the classic tale of a cursed prince and a beautiful young woman who helps him break the spell.
Style: romantic, fairy tale, touching, sweet, remake of cult film ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, kids, family outing
Plot: beast, opposites attract, happy ending, kingdom, beautiful scenery, good versus evil, love story, disney, fantasy world, prince, true love, magic ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 86K
DragonHeart (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In an ancient time when majestic fire-breathers soared through the skies, a knight named Bowen comes face to face and heart to heart with the last dragon on Earth, Draco. Taking up arms to suppress a tyrant king, Bowen soon realizes his task will be ...
Style: humorous, fairy tale, entertaining, scenic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dragon, knight, immortality, friendship, good versus evil, betrayal, battle, adventure, magic, heroes, society, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The NeverEnding Story (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: While hiding from bullies in his school's attic, a young boy discovers the extraordinary land of Fantasia, through a magical book called The Neverending Story. The book tells the tale of Atreyu, a young warrior who, with the help of a luck ...
Style: feel good, touching, atmospheric, fairy tale, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, dragon, adventure, good versus evil, book, magic, evil force, escapades, imagination, oracle, mythology, giant ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 6.8
 607
Snow White (1987)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A prince, seeking the greatest treasure, stumbles upon seven little men guarding a coffin. They tell him the story of Snow White, a beautiful princess who was forced to run away from home after her jealous stepmother tried to have her killed. When ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, kids, family outing, date night
Plot: chase, prince, fall in love, chases and races, imaginary kingdom, adventure, love and romance, friends, family relations, palaces castles and temples, physical appearance, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.7
 211K
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: duel, fairy, adventure, kidnapping, good versus evil, rescue, self discovery, pirate, childhood, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, family ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, big ben london, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Poland, Slovenia, Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: One year after their incredible adventures in the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Peter, Edmund, Lucy and Susan Pevensie return to Narnia to aid a young prince whose life has been threatened by the evil King Miraz. Now, with the help of a colorful ...
Style: feel good, epic, exciting, serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, prince, good versus evil, witch, parallel world, queen, king, army, deception, mouse, faith, lion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1940s
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 301K
Maleficent (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The untold story of Disney's most iconic villain from the 1959 classic 'Sleeping Beauty'. A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading ...
Style: stylized, exciting, captivating, serious, fairy tale ...
Plot: fairy, witch, good versus evil, magical, dark fantasy, fantasy world, betrayal, in the woods, princess, curses spells and rituals, king, heroine ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, colourful, light, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: witch, magic, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, circus, wizards and magicians, adventure, illusion, magic trick, prophecy, save the kingdom, escapades ...
Time: 1900s
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Legend of Galgameth (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Romania, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The kingdom of Donnegold is being subverted from within, and young prince Davin must defend against the traitors with the help of a legendary, metal-eating dragon called Galgameth.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, rivalry, betrayal, cinderella story, true love, imaginary kingdom, state affairs, heroic mission, escapades, love and romance, imaginary, family ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.1
 117K
Eragon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Hungary
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In his homeland of Alagaesia, a farm boy happens upon a dragon's egg -- a discovery that leads him on a predestined journey where he realized he's the one person who can defend his home against an evil king.
Style: exciting, epic, serious, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, adventure, fantasy world, danger, legends and myths, young heroes, heroic mission, chosen one, imaginary, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit enjoying his quiet life, is swept into an epic quest by Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves who seek to reclaim their mountain home from Smaug, the dragon.
Style: captivating, exciting, epic, scenic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, obsessive quest, dragon, adventurer, courage, fantasy world, adventure, treasure hunt, imaginary, journey, warrior, magical ...
Time: 2010s, prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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