Movies like Return to Oz 1964

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Return to Oz (1964)
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Return to Oz (1964)
Genre: Animation, Family, Musical, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Rather than adapt a later or create a new Oz story, this production has Dorothy still in posession of the shoes, and she clings to an apple tree during a tornado which takes her back to Oz. The Scarecrow, Tin Woodman, and Lion (using the names created for the nearly-abstract television series, Tales of the Wizard of Oz, from which this was derived) have had their MGM gifts destroyed by the restored Wicked Witch, and the four proceed to the Wizard for help, who is ineffectual as usual.
Style: exciting, sincere, touching, atmospheric, feel good, serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, youth, friendship, family, heroes, friends, wizards and magicians, self discovery, good versus evil, human spirit, imaginary kingdom, hopes, imaginary, escapades, strong female presence, rivalry, master villain, young heroes, righting the wronged, witch, wizards, tornado, lion, scarecrow, girl ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, kansas

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Most similar movies to Return to Oz

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, semi serious, humorous and exciting films with plots about imaginary, escapades, adventure, family, imaginary kingdom, young heroes and heroes mostly in Animation, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Return to Oz: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1987), Barbie: Fairytopia (2005), The Wizard of Oz (1982), Barbie: A Fairy Secret (2011), Care Bears: Oopsy Does It! (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, India
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dorothy wakes up in post-tornado Kansas, only to be whisked back to Oz to try to save her old friends the Scarecrow, the Lion, the Tin Man and Glinda from a devious new villain, the Jester. Wiser the owl, Marshal Mallow, China Princess and Tugg the ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, feel good, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: imaginary, danger, friends, dog, adventure, imaginary kingdom, objects come to life, magic, witch, curses spells and rituals, computer animation, 11 year old ...
Place: kansas
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100%
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1987)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is an imaginative, feature-length animated film, faithfully adaptied from the classic book by L. Frank Baum. In this brand new version, the limitations of live action film are transcended by fanciful full animation and ...
Style: feel good, touching, exciting, serious, cult film
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, getting home, adventure, youth, imaginary, friends, wizards and magicians, hopes, escapades, on the road, parallel world, self discovery ...
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Barbie: Fairytopia (2005)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Elina is a flower fairy who discovers that her home of Magic Meadow has been overcome by a horrible malady that is killing the flowers and making the fairies unable to fly. With the help of Bibble, a puffball and a giant butterfly named Hue she ...
Style: feel good, exciting, fairy tale, light, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: barbie, friendship, adventure, friends, fairy, fantasy world, rivalry, save the day, escapades, wizards and magicians, imaginary kingdom, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Adventures of Tom Thumb & Thumbelina (2002)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Voiced by Elijah Wood, Jennifer Love Hewitt and others, this film features Tom Thumb and Thumbelina, the tiny, famed fairy-tale favorites, who are together for the first time in this heartwarming, magical musical story about courage and ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tom and Jerry & The Wizard of Oz (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: They're off to see the Wizard, the wonderful Wizard of Oz! Tom and Jerry soar over the rainbow and travel down the yellow brick road in this all-animated retelling of the classic tale. You'll see your favorite characters: Dorothy, Toto, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: family, friendship, daring rescue, reluctant partners, danger, good versus evil, adventure, wizards and magicians, imaginary, rivalry, disorder, unlikely partners ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada, Japan
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Sam the snowman tells us the story of a young red-nosed reindeer who, after being ousted from the reindeer games because of his glowing nose, teams up with Hermey, an elf who wants to be a dentist, and Yukon Cornelius, the prospector. They run into ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
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Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s, 80s
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The Wizard of Oz (1982)
Genre: Animation, Family, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Fantasy
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 78 min.
Story: An animated version of the classic story of a young farm-girl who is transported to the magical land of Oz.
Style: captivating, enigmatic, exciting, fairy tale, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: wizard of oz, wizards, lion, witch, scarecrow, good versus evil, fantasy world, imaginary, parallel world, adventure, magic, magical ...
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59%
Care Bears: Journey to Joke-a-Lot (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Funshine Bear travels to Joke-a-lot where the people there crown him king.
Style: touching, feel good, not serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers
Plot: friendship, mischievous children, young heroes, imaginary, adventure, family life, disorder, heroic mission, youth, heroes, escapades, family relations ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Arthur 3: The War of the Two Worlds (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maltazard, the Evil M, is now 7 feet tall and evolving among the humans, causing terror wherever he goes. His goal is simple: forming an army of giant henchmen and ruling over the universe. Meanwhile, Arthur is still a Minimoy, and thus in a state ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Barbie: A Fairy Secret (2011)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Get ready for Barbie: A Fairy Secret, an amazing adventure with Barbie where she discovers there are fairies living secretly all around us! When Ken is suddenly whisked away by a group of fairies, Barbie's two fashion stylist friends reveal ...
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Audience: kids, family outing
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Time: 2010s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Care Bears: Oopsy Does It! (2007)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: While villain Grizzle plots against the Care Bears, it is up to Oopsy Bear to come to their rescue.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: family outing, kids, toddlers
Plot: adventure, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, friendship, escapades, young heroes, danger, good versus evil, heroes, rivalry, rescue, family ...
Time: 20th century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
My Little Pony: The Movie (1986)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Italy, South Korea
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The little ponies send out a search party for Lickity Split and Spike, while the witch Hydia decides to make the Smooze, an unstoppable purple ooze that will eat and destroy everything in its path.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
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Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous
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Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
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The Hobbit (1977)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Japan
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Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 70s, 80s
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54%
Bartok the Magnificent (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, prince, bat, disorder, friends, danger, rivalry, mischievous children, heroes, curses spells and rituals, friendship ...
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Sandman and the Lost Sand of Dreams (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 83 min.
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Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Swan Princess: A Royal Family Tale (2014)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, India, South Korea
Duration: 79 min.
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Style: serious, feel good, humorous
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53%
Bionicle 2: Legends of Metru Nui (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Denmark
Duration: 75 min.
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Style: exciting, serious
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The grandfather welcomes us into his blue grotto, there was still beautiful memories of childhood to tell Kirikou: the times when he helped the men and women of his village and elsewhere ... He tells us how Kirikou, thanks to his bravery and ...
Style: feel good, exciting, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
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53%
The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe (1979)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This emmy award winner for Best Animated Special is based on the first tale of C.S. Lewis' acclaimed children's books, "The Chronicles of Narnia." When four children pass through a special wardrobe closet, they discover the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: betrayal, youth, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, parallel world, wizards and magicians, righting the wronged, child in peril, danger, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, Ireland, South Korea
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Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: preschoolers
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Jake and the Never Land Pirates (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
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Story: A crew of kid pirates - leader Jake and pals Izzy and Cubby - and their Never Land adventures as they work to outwit two infamous characters, the one and only Captain Hook and Smee.
Style: semi serious, entertaining, sincere, tense, captivating ...
Audience: kids
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Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tinker Bell (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Journey into the secret world of Pixie Hollow and hear Tinker Bell speak for the very first time as the astonishing story of Disney's most famous fairy is finally revealed in the all-new motion picture "Tinker Bell."
Style: fairy tale, sweet, sincere, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: fairy, good versus evil, friendship, female protagonist, adventure, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, escapades, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, spring, talent ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Adventures of Brer Rabbit (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Get ready for all of the laughs, adventure and hip-hopping good times in this all-new imaginative and modern retelling of Uncle Remus' best-loved tales. Parents and kids alike will delight in the escapades of the most mischievous and clever ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, toddlers
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Barbie and the Diamond Castle (2008)
Genre: Animation, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Liana and Alexa (Barbie and Teresa) are best friends who share everything, including their love of singing. One day while walking through the forest home from the village, the girls meet an old beggar who gives them a magical mirror. As they clean ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, fairy tale, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
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Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Tales from Earthsea (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Something bizarre has come over the land. The kingdom is deteriorating. People are beginning to act strange... What's even more strange is that people are beginning to see dragons, which shouldn't enter the world of humans. Due to all ...
Style: touching, exciting, serious, light, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, adventure, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, young heroes, heroes, danger, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, magic, supernatural ability, master villain ...
Place: europe, macedonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (1970)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A postman, S.D. Kluger, decides to answer some of the most common questions about Santa Claus, and tells us about a small baby named Kris who is raised by a family of elf toymakers named Kringle. When Kris grew up, he wanted to deliver toys to the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, christmas special
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: christmas, family relations, wedding, mischievous children, santa claus, danger, escapades, friendship, family, imaginary, good versus evil, rescue ...
Time: 70s
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50%
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer & the Island of Misfit Toys (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When the mysterious Toy Taker grabs all of Santa's toys, it looks like the children will miss out on Christmas. But everyone's favorite reindeer, Rudolph, comes to the rescue with his lovable friends: Hermey the elf, Yukon Cornelius the ...
Style: feel good, stylized, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
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Time: 2000s
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50%