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: 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, light, feel good and fairy tale films with plots about adventure, family, friendship, youth, family relations, imaginary and disorder 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), Oh How It Hurts 66 (1967), The Snow Queen (2005), Ella Enchanted (2004). 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, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: twins, children, magic, magical, alternate reality, king, adventure, imagination, 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, light, captivating, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: magic, good versus evil, adventure, greed, teenager, friendship, parents and children, heroes, prison, costume, dancer, singing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, humorous, entertaining, captivating
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: doctor, veterinarian, bandit, surrealism, friendship, hopes, chase, dishonesty, adventure, parents and children
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.9
 385
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, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: young heroes, imaginary kingdom, adventure, heroic mission, rescue, good versus evil, hopes, danger, rivalry, youth, imaginary, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 61K
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: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: cinderella story, fairy, true love, wizards and magicians, fall in love, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, magic, adventure, prince, love and romance, cinderella ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.0
 722
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 ...
Style: sincere, feel good, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: youth, friends, buddies, mischievous children, family relations, bear, friendship, adventure, toy comes to life, supernatural, shopping mall, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 67K
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 ...
Style: fairy tale, touching, humorous, sweet, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: witch, nanny, mischievous children, parents and children, bully, curses spells and rituals, single father, family relations, childhood, magic, wizards and magicians, family ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, friendship, adventure, heroes, youth, family, escapades, children, animal life, christmas, moose, wounded animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 4.4
 8K
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, pre-teens, kids
Plot: obsessive quest, mischievous children, adventurer, fish out of water, rescue, misfit, escapades, danger, young heroes, disorder, friendship, teaching the ways of the world ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Ash Lad: In the Hall of the Mountain King (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
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: fantasy world, brother brother relationship, friendship, love and romance, good versus evil, family relations, supernatural ability, supernatural, obsessive quest, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, chase, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.7
 7K
Shorts (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young boy's discovery of a colorful, wish-granting rock causes chaos in the suburban town of Black Falls when jealous kids and scheming adults alike set out to get their hands on it.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: mischievous children, miraculous event, wish come true, family life, adolescence vs adulthood, imaginary, adventure, friendship, disorder, nothing goes right, heroes, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Talking Cat!?! (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, pets, parents and children, disorder, youth, single parent, talking cat, cat, talking animals, supernatural, friends, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 40K
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 ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: redemption, time travel, imaginary, unfulfillment, changing the past or future, family, indifference, youth, estrangement, friends, hopes, introspection ...
Time: 60s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 1960s ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, legends and myths, danger, youth, escapades, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, friends, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 6K
Bogus (1996)
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 ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: imaginary friend, friendship, magic, orphan, circus, family, bittersweet, youth, death in the family, fish out of water, wizards and magicians, disorder ...
Place: new jersey, las vegas, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: redemption, family relations, love and romance, supernatural, unfulfillment, miraculous event, afterlife, gangsters, family, going straight, hopes, generosity ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, humorous, light
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: little red riding hood, hunter, adventure, friendship, family relations, parents and children, brothers grimm
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Lord, Give Me Patience (2017)
Genre: Comedy
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: humorous, entertaining, sincere, light, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: banker, family, youth, male female relationship, parents and children, rivalry, society, family relations, friendship, love, disorder, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Grand-Daddy Day Care (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A man has to figure out a way to make extra money when his father-in-law moves in.
Style: feel good, sincere, entertaining, humorous, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: father son relationship, father daughter relationship, grandfather grandson relationship, father in law son in law relationship, friendship, family, family relations, adventure, escapades, age difference, love, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 2K
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: captivating, absurd, entertaining, funny, humorous
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: body swapping, high school, ice hockey, switching roles, life turned upside down, couple relations, adaptation, friendship, fish out of water, adventure, change, friends ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.9
 124K
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, orphan, kidnapping, anthropomorphic mouse, friendship, mischievous children, fish out of water, orphanage, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 231K
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, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, england, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.5
 35
The Babe! (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Story: Polina, an average-looking girl with an average life, wakes up one morning to find that she has become a beautiful woman, a hot babe. Is this real, or just her imagination?
Style: sentimental, emotional, funny, entertaining, light ...
Plot: destiny, love, imagination, friendship, romance, young girl, fantasy becomes reality, beauty, girl
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 3.0
 23K
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 ⇓
37%
 5.0
 42K
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, humorous, light, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: fairy, curses spells and rituals, fish out of water, imaginary, disorder, family, hockey player, redemption, wings, children, hockey, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: humorous, not serious, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: little people, adventure, fish out of water, misfit, family relations, parents and children, eviction, escapades, disorder, youth, imaginary, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 80
A Dog's Tale (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anything is possible when the Professor tells Tim about a supernova that grants wishes. Unfortunately, when Tim's wish doesn't go as planned, he finds himself in a dog's body!
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, mischievous children, wish come true, treasure hunt, escapades, heroes, youth, danger, family life, disorder, daring rescue, child as adult ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville. In Whoville, live the Whos, an almost mutated sort of Munchkin-like people. All the Whos love Christmas, yet just outside of their beloved Whoville lives the Grinch. The Grinch is a nasty ...
Style: humorous, light, fairy tale, funny, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, imaginary kingdom, village, redemption, holiday, social misfits, disorder, dishonesty, fish out of water, social relations, rescue, magic ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, clinic, friendship, doctor, guinea pig, dog, african american, talking animals, dysfunctional family, monkey ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.6
 486
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, captivating, entertaining, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wizards and magicians, young heroes, adventure, imaginary kingdom, family, danger, escapades, fairy, mountain, courage, prophecy, princess ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%