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The Storyteller (1987)
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The Storyteller (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 225 min.
TV show
Story: The StoryTeller is a live-action/puppet television series. It was an American/British co-production which originally aired in 1988 and was created and produced by Jim Henson. Reruns of The StoryTeller episodes were featured in some episodes of The Jim Henson Hour.
Style: fairy tale, feel good, exciting, tense, captivating, sincere, folk tale, dark fantasy, whimsical
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, adventure, imaginary, family, ancient, curses spells and rituals, storytelling, pet owner relationship, talking animals, king, prince, palaces castles and temples, giant, princess, monster, in the woods, escapades, oldtimer, danger, fairy, dog, forest, myth, storyteller ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, fairy tale, exciting and humorous films and TV series with plots about imaginary, adventure, imaginary kingdom, escapades, family, danger and heroes mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Family genres. Some movies like The Storyteller: The Storyteller: Greek Myths (1990), The 10th Kingdom (2000), The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008), Gulliver's Travels (1996), Merlin (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Storyteller: Greek Myths (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
TV show
Story: A storyteller in a labyrinth tells his dog the stories of Perseus and Medusa, Icarus and Daedalus, Theseus and the Minotaur, and Orpheus and Euridyce.
Style: fairy tale, exciting, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: heroes, monster, greek, god or devil, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, adventure, danger, rivalry, princess ...
Place: crete
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The 10th Kingdom (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 417 min.
TV show
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: fairy tale, feel good, exciting, scenic, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: magical, adventure, good versus evil, fairy, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, journey, imaginary, friends, friendship, parallel world, creature ...
Place: new york, virginia, usa
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100%
The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, exciting, captivating, scary ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: fairy, magical creature, fantasy world, magical, adventure, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, family relations, siblings relations, twins, estate, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa
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100%
Gulliver's Travels (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 186 min.
TV show
Story: Gulliver washes ashore on Lilliput and attempts to prevent war between that tiny kingdom and its equally-miniscule rival, Blefiscu, as well as smooth the way for the romance between the Princess and Prince of the opposing lands. In this he is ...
Style: serious, stylized, entertaining, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: giant, imaginary kingdom, adventure, island, against the odds, fish out of water, getting home, rescue, escapades, dwarf, satire, confined ...
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Merlin (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The unlikely friendship between Merlin, a young man gifted with extraordinary magical powers, and Prince Arthur, heir to the crown of Camelot.
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: legends and myths, king arthur, supernatural ability, witch, knight, magical, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, dragon, camelot, imaginary, prophecy ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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25%
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Snow White (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Snow White's mother dies during childbirth, leaving baby Snow and father John for dead on an icy field, who then receives a visit from one of Satan's representatives, granting him three wishes.
Style: fairy tale, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: snow white, adventure, good versus evil, romance, leadership, danger, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, parents and children, evil witch, curses spells and rituals, princess ...
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100%
Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Jack Robinson is a wealthy business man with no time for anything but work. However, a family curse is looming over him - no man in the Robinson line ever lives past the age of thirty. With his upcoming birthday appears the remains of literally ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, imaginary, magic, adventure, mysterious character, dragon, heroes, legends and myths, adventurer, fairy, midget, miniature person ...
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47%
The Silver Chair (1990)
Genre: Fantasy, Family, Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Eustace, along with a new companion named Jill Pole, is brought back to Narnia. The pair are told by Aslan they must search for King Caspian's missing son, Prince Rillian.
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, giant, imaginary, legends and myths, parallel world, heroic mission, hopes, young heroes, good versus evil, heroes, kidnapping, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
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: fairy tale, atmospheric, exciting, epic, scenic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, good versus evil, witch, legends and myths, magical, parallel world, adventure, self sacrifice, talking animals, heroes, family ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: london, 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: visually appealing, captivating, serious, epic, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, obsessive quest, fantasy world, good versus evil, wizards, dragon, prince, family, quest, female warrior, adventure ...
Place: england
⇓ 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: fairy tale, feel good, light, atmospheric, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, dragon, mythology, magic, good versus evil, heroic mission, reading, evil force, escapades, gnome, imagination ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Polar Bear King (1991)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Norway, Sweden, Germany, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After his father is killed, Prince Valemon ascends the throne, only to be turned into a polar bear by a bitter witch who wants to be his queen.
Style: touching, feel good, exciting, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: curse, polar bear, king, supernatural, witchcraft, escapades, adventure, rivalry, danger, imaginary, love and romance, family ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, escapades, danger, youth, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, family, friends ...
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35%
Journey to the Christmas Star (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Norway
Duration: 80 min.
Story: 13 year old kind-hearted Sonja arrives at a tiny village together with a company of bandits. But there is a curse on the village. A long time ago, the King’s only daughter Goldhair disappeared while searching for the Christmas Star. The Queen died ...
Style: captivating, fairy tale, serious, atmospheric, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: adventure, winter, imaginary kingdom, friendship, curses spells and rituals, young heroes, imaginary, escapades, long lost daughter, king, evil witch, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Every hundred years, the evil sorceress Morgana returns to claim Fingall's talisman from Merlin, with which she intends to destroy the world. For the last fourteen hundred years she has failed... now she intends to conquer all. Young Ben Clark ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, colourful, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: superhuman powers, save the world, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, wizards and magicians, imaginary, escapades, danger, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Tales from the Neverending Story (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 375 min.
TV show
Story: Twelve-year-old Bastian Balthazar Bux had lost the wonderful imagination he had as a child somewhere between growing older, watching TV, going to school and playing with his Gameboy. But when his mother dies suddenly, Bastian's limitless ...
Style: feel good, touching, stylized, semi serious, serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, young heroes, adventure, save the kingdom, youth, danger, escapades, self discovery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Grimm's Snow White (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the King is killed by ferocious reptile beasts, his Queen takes control of the kingdom. She tries to kill her beautiful stepdaughter SNOW, but she escapes into the enchanted forest...
Style: semi serious, exciting, fairy tale, romantic, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: snow white, cinderella story, imaginary kingdom, sword fight, rescue, imaginary, woman in danger, escapades, danger, adventure, family, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, entertaining, captivating, light, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: young heroes, adventure, wizards and magicians, escapades, danger, family, imaginary kingdom, fairy, mountain, prophecy, courage, save the day ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Once Upon a Mattress (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Queen Aggravain has ruled that none may marry until her son, Prince Dauntless marries. However, she has managed to sabotage every princess that come along. When Sir Harry and Lady Larken learn that they are going to be parents, wed or not, he goes ...
Style: captivating, feel good, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night, date night
Plot: true love, imaginary kingdom, love and romance, romance, couples, family relations, parents and children, wooing, royal family, prince, princess, marriage ...
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The Odyssey (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Odyssey is a Canadian-produced half-hour adventure-fantasy television series for children, originally broadcast 1992-94 on CBC Television. It starred Illya Woloshyn as Jay Ziegler, Ashleigh Aston Moore as Donna/Alpha, Tony Sampson as ...
Style: serious, captivating, atmospheric, feel good
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, family, adventure, imaginary, youth, getting home, escapades, child as adult, coma, imaginary character, fantasy world, subconscious ...
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31%
The Wind in the Willows (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada, Romania
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Matt Lucas as a marvellous Toad, Mark Gatiss as a spiky rat, Lee Ingleby as a nervous Mole, and Bob Hoskins as a grumpy old Badger make a classy cast within yet another version of Kenneth Grahame's classic book.
Style: clever, humorous, feel good, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: legends and myths, adventure, imaginary, hopes, mischievous children, humble, disorder, friendship, imaginary kingdom, mole, rabbit, animal life ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england
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30%
Ronia: The Robber's Daughter (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Ronya lives happily in her father's castle until she comes across a new playmate, Birk, in the nearby dark forest. The two explore the wilderness, braving dangerous Witchbirds and Rump-Gnomes. But when their families find out Birk and Ronja ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating, feel good, modern fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, forest, family, family relations, mischievous children, imaginary, adventure, parents and children, castle, palaces castles and temples, imaginary kingdom, uninhibited rivalry ...
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
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30%
The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 139 min.
TV show
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: stylized, feel good, semi serious, captivating, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, date night
Plot: fairy, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, true love, love and romance, star crossed lovers, good versus evil, friendship, couples, supernatural ability, gnome, shakespeare's romeo and juliet ...
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Babin (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As scripted by Quebecois raconteur Fred Pellerin and directed by Luc Picard, this offbeat fantasy comedy details the adventures of Babine (Vincent Guillaume Otis), the son of a witch and a village pariah, as he ventures forth into the world and ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, semi serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: village, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, family, clergy, danger, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, rivalry, save the day, witch ...
Place: quebec
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30%
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Alice (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 184 min.
TV show
Story: Everything you know about Alice's adventures in Wonderland is about to be turned upside down in this modern-day miniseries event. Stars Kathy Bates, Caterina Scorsone, Matt Frewer, Harry Dean Stanton and Tim Curry.
Style: fairy tale, surreal, atmospheric, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, imaginary, fish out of water, fantasy world, escapades, adventure, curses spells and rituals, danger, surrealism, prince, save the kingdom, disorder ...
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29%
A Knight in Camelot (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Yet another variation on Mark Twain's "A Connecticut Yankee At King Arthur's Court." Here, a computer malfunction causes a science researcher to be sent back in time with her laptop, which she uses to amaze the court.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: time travel, heroic mission, good versus evil, imaginary, legends and myths, friendship, escapades, adventure, rivalry, heroes, family, disorder ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, connecticut, europe, usa
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29%
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Snow Queen (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: The Snow Queen is a powerful story of friendship and the triumph of love over wickedness. The story follows a young woman who is forced to battle the wicked snow queen in order to save the soul of the man she loves.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, stylized, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, hotel, rescue, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, kidnapping, fall in love, young heroes, imaginary kingdom, parents and children, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Secret of Moonacre (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hungary, UK, France, Australia, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When 13 year old Maria Merryweather's father dies, leaving her orphaned and homeless, she is forced to leave her luxurious London life to go and live with Sir Benjamin, an eccentric uncle she didn't know she had, at the mysterious Moonacre ...
Style: feel good, captivating, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, young heroes, adventure, orphan, imaginary, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, family relations, in the woods, youth, estate ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Colour of Magic (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 137 min.
TV show
Story: As Rincewind involuntarily becomes a guide to the naive tourist Twoflower, they find themselves forced to flee the city of Ankh-Morpork to escape a terrible fire, and begin on a journey across the Disc. Unknown to them, their journey & fate ...
Style: exciting, humorous, light, enigmatic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, magic, heroes, wizards, heroic mission, dragon, curses spells and rituals, danger, imaginary, good versus evil, unlikely hero ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
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28%
Voyage of the Unicorn (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 170 min.
TV show
Story: One day the Aislings find themselves magically transported to a ship called the Unicorn. Here, they discover that they've been chosen to fulfill an incredible quest! They undergo an incredible journey of discovery in strange lands with ...
Style: stylized, touching, inspirational, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, parallel world, imaginary, good versus evil, escapades, supernatural ability, adventurer, unicorn, destiny, supernatural, hopes ...
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28%