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, hopes, transformation, adventure, youth, friendship, family relations, childhood
Place: ussr, soviet union

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Most similar movies to A Tale of Lost Times

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, light and entertaining films with plots about adventure, family, friendship, youth, friends, family relations and magic 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), Oh How It Hurts 66 (1967), Lord, Give Me Patience (2017). 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: twins, alternate reality, children, magic, magical, king, imagination, adventure, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, transformation, russian ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, captivating, light, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: magic, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, friendship, greed, parents and children, teenager, prison, costume, dancer, singing ...
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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, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens ...
Plot: mouse, adoption, cat, adventure, kidnapping, anthropomorphic mouse, orphan, friendship, mischievous children, fish out of water, orphanage, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, captivating, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: doctor, veterinarian, bandit, surrealism, friendship, hopes, parents and children, adventure, dishonesty, chase
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: sincere, captivating, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: parents and children, rivalry, family, youth, friendship, family relations, male female relationship, love, society, banker, romance, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
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The Snow Queen (2005)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 56 min.
Story: When Gerda befriends penniless Kay their growing friendship is cut short as one cold winter night a fragment of glass pierces Kay's eye, turning his heart cold. Enchanted by the Snow Queen he is swept away on her chariot over the glittering ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, sincere, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, rescue, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, rivalry, youth, escapades, danger, hopes ...
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Nanny McPhee (2005)
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 ...
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Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s
Place: england, europe, london
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Gooby (2009)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Imagine if you'd had a six-foot tall monster to help you through the rough times when you were 11! Willy is terrified about moving into the family's new house. He's convinced it's filled with evil space aliens out to get him. In ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Christmoose Carol (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bullied young boy befriends a flying, talking moose that crashed through his ceiling after a test-flight with Santa went terribly awry in this holiday film for the whole family. But later, just as Mr. Moose and Beril strike up a friendship, the ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, feel good, touching
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Place: germany, europe, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mysterious talking cat uses its powers of communication to enrich the lives of two different families, and bring them together.
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Audience: family outing, pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Pinocchio (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Roberto Benigni adapts the classic children's tale by Carlo Collodi for the big-budget family-oriented comedy Pinocchio.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
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Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Ash Lad: In the Hall of the Mountain King (2017)
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Country: Norway
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Espen “Ash Lad”, a poor farmer’s son, embarks on a dangerous quest with his brothers to save the princess from a vile troll known as the Mountain King – in order to collect a reward and save his family’s farm from ruin.
Style: fairy tale, romantic, feel good, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: brother brother relationship, fantasy world, friendship, love and romance, family relations, good versus evil, troll, supernatural ability, obsessive quest, supernatural, chase, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Recently orphaned, a young boy is taken in by his godmother who is shocked to realize that she can see the boy's imaginary friend: a flamboyant, French magician named Bogus.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Charley and the Angel (1973)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Fantasy
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.
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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, fairy tale, sweet, feel good
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Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 97 min.
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Style: funny, fairy tale, light, feel good, entertaining
Audience: kids, family outing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: entertaining, humorous, sincere, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Kid (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Powerful businessman Russ Duritz is self-absorbed and immersed in his work. But by the magic of the moon, he meets Rusty, a chubby, charming 8-year-old version of himself who can't believe he could turn out so badly -- with no life and no dog. ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, sweet ...
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Time: 60s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, year 2000 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Swap (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on the book by Megan Shull, The Swap follows the adventures of a Rhythmic Gymnast named Ellie with a Make-it-or-Break-it Competition, and the younger brother named Jack in a Hockey Family, who's vying for a varsity spot on his school ...
Style: absurd, captivating, entertaining, funny, humorous
Audience: teens, date night
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Hook (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
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Style: fairy tale, humorous, exciting, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
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Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, england, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
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The BFG (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, India, UK
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, exciting, colourful, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
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Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, date night, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: animal human communication, veterinarian, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, friendship, clinic, doctor, dog, african american, talking animals, dysfunctional family, monkey ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.0
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Kazaam (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shaquille O'Neal as a rapping genie protects a little boy.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, feel good, inspirational, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: genie, mischievous children, family, wish come true, young heroes, friendship, youth, rivalry, supernatural ability, partners, misfit, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.6
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Tiny Christmas (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 66 min.
Story: It is Christmas Eve, and a clumsy elf accidentally shrinks down two cousins into miniature sizes! The kids are then scooped up into Santa's sack and dropped off across the street at their neighbour's house. In order to make it home for ...
Style: light, feel good, exciting, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, cousin cousin relationship, christmas present, elf, escapades, adventure, return home, hopes, happy ending, heroes, youth, adaptation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
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Balloon Farm (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: As soon as Harvey S. Potter descends upon a drought-stricken farmland, he begins to grow a mysterious but beautiful crop of balloons. Mystified by the new resident's abilities, the people of the town are mesmerized by Potter, who immediately ...
Style: uplifting, feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: farm, small town, heroes, family, friendship, survival, small town life, family life, curses spells and rituals, wish come true, miraculous event, mischievous children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Borrowers (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Family adventure based on Mary Norton's classic children's books about a race of tiny people who live under the floorboards, resourcefully surviving by borrowing bits and pieces from the large residents who dwell above. After being ...
Style: touching, humorous, not serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: little people, adventure, fish out of water, escapades, youth, eviction, misfit, parents and children, family relations, disorder, imaginary, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Halloween Puppy (2012)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A boy accidentally turns his mom's boyfriend into a dog.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: halloween, human becoming an animal, human becomes animal, family, curses spells and rituals, youth, best friends, magic, dog, family relations, friendship, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.0
 43K
Tooth Fairy (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When minor-league hockey player Derek Thompson -- who has a penchant for knocking out his opponents' teeth every time he plays -- disillusions a fan, he is sentenced to a stint for one week as a bona fide, tutu-clad, real-life tooth fairy. ...
Style: funny, fairy tale, light, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: ice hockey, fairy, disorder, hockey, curses spells and rituals, hockey player, fish out of water, imaginary, family, redemption, invisibility, shrinking ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%