Movies like A Tale of Lost Times

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A Tale of Lost Times (1964)
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A Tale of Lost Times (1964)
Original name: Сказка о потерянном времени
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, friendship, youth, family relations, childhood
Place: ussr, soviet union

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, light, feel good and fairy tale films with plots about adventure, family relations, family, friendship, magic, youth and friends mostly in Family, Fantasy and Comedy genres. Some movies like A Tale of Lost Times: The Kingdom of False Mirrors (1963), After the Rain, on Thursday (1986), Stuart Little (1999), Meet The Santas (2005), Oh How It Hurts 66 (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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
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After the Rain, on Thursday (1986)
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 ...
Style: fairy tale, light, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: magic, good versus evil, adventure, parents and children, prison, friendship, greed, teenager, heroes, kidnapping, dancer, costume ...
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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, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens ...
Plot: mouse, adoption, cat, adventure, kids and family, kidnapping, anthropomorphic mouse, orphan, friendship, talking animals, mischievous children, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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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: sincere, feel good, fairy tale, sentimental, light
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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Lord, Give Me Patience (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An ultraconservative family father must spend a weekend with his dysfunctional children for the burial of his wife.
Style: captivating, entertaining, feel good, sincere, humorous ...
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Plot: love, rivalry, friendship, society, youth, banker, family relations, male female relationship, family, parents and children, happy ending, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
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The Snow Queen (2005)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 56 min.
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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: touching, fairy tale, humorous, entertaining, sentimental ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Widower Cedric Brown hires Nanny McPhee to care for his seven rambunctious children, who have chased away all previous nannies. Taunted by Simon and his siblings, Nanny McPhee uses mystical powers to instill discipline. And when the children's ...
Style: fairy tale, touching, sweet, humorous, semi serious ...
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Time: 19th century, victorian era
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 60 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Little Witch (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 103 min.
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Audience: kids
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Place: germany, central europe, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching
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Duration: 85 min.
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Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, semi serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Charley is a workaholic family man that finds out from an angel that his "number's up" and he will be dying soon so he tries to change his ways and be a better husband and father with the time he has left.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous ...
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Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Norway, Czech Republic, Ireland
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: fairy tale, romantic, feel good, light
Audience: family outing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Jack and the Beanstalk (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: light, feel good, fairy tale, funny, entertaining
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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 ...
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Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, big ben london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: light, humorous, sincere, feel good, visually appealing ...
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Family
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When two boys on their BMX bikes and their Speedway racing Dad, come up against a notorious crime boss and his criminal gang who have stolen a hoard of Diamonds from England’s Largest Castle, a chain of events is set off that will change their ...
Style: sincere, humorous, light, captivating, tense
Audience: kids
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Year Without a Santa Claus (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: light, sweet, fairy tale, feel good
Plot: santa claus, christmas, workaholic, vacation, life philosophy, self discovery, kids and family, christmas eve, adventure, christmas present, holiday, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Happily N'Ever After 2 (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Fairy tales collide when Mambo and Munk tip the scales of good and evil once again.
Style: fairy tale, not serious, humorous, exciting, parody
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, young heroes, good versus evil, friendship, youth, on the run, heroes, rivalry, love and romance, hopes, daring rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
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Time: 60s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Mad Mom (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Everything goes for the best in Fanny's life without stories ... until she discovers that her beloved son, Arthur, nine, is the scapegoat of three boys at his school. Fanny will not leave her son alone in front of these little executioners: she ...
Style: captivating, light, humorous, sincere, funny ...
Audience: family outing
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Doctor Dolittle (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A successful physician and devoted family man, John Dolittle (Eddie Murphy) seems to have the world by the tail, until a long suppressed talent he possessed as a child, the ability to communicate with animals is suddenly reawakened with a vengeance! ...
Style: light, funny, emotional, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, date night, girls' night ...
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
That's So Suite Life of Hannah Montana (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Story: Raven Baxter checks into the Tipton Hotel while on a business trip with her boss; Zack and Cody try to seduce the models for Raven's photoshoot, Maddie tries to get London to wear one of Raven's dresses, and pop star Hannah Montana wants a ...
Style: feel good, touching, light, sincere, entertaining ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: family, supernatural being, house, magic, single mother, black magic, cat, wizards and magicians, hidden treasure, good versus evil, evil sorcerer, evil wizard ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%