Movies and TV shows like The Mysterious Cities of Gold

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The Mysterious Cities of Gold (1982)
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The Mysterious Cities of Gold (1982)
Original name: 太陽の子エステバン
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Japan, Luxembourg
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of a young Spanish boy named Esteban who joins a voyage to the New World in search of the lost Cities of Gold and his father.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, semi serious, sentimental, epic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ancient mystery, orphan, legends and myths, friendship, adventure, treasure, ocean, youth, riddles and clues, on the road, family, heroes, gold, ocean or sea, ancient, storm, native, adventurer, obsessive quest, cult, imaginary, captain, native americans, escapades, evil empire ...
Time: 16th century
Place: latin america, peru, andes mountains

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, exciting and feel good films and TV series with plots about escapades, friendship, heroes, adventure, young heroes, family and friends mostly in Animation, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like The Mysterious Cities of Gold: One Piece (1999), The Adventures of Peter Pan (1989), DuckTales (1987), Hercules (1998), Dragon Hunters (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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One Piece (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Years ago, the fearsome pirate king Gol D. Roger was executed, leaving a huge pile of treasure and the famous "One Piece" behind. Whoever claims the "One Piece" will be named the new pirate king. Monkey D. Luffy, a boy who ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: pirate, ship, treasure, imaginary, heroes, friendship, mechanic, doctor, ocean, rivalry, escapades, adventure ...
Place: japan
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The Adventures of Peter Pan (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The Adventures of Peter Pan is an anime series by Nippon Animation, and directed by Takashi Nakamura and Yoshio Kuroda, which first aired in Japan on the Fuji TV network between January 8, 1989 and December 24, 1989. It is an adaptation of the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, captivating, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: island, pirate, imaginary, family, disorder, mermaid, friends, friendship, imaginary kingdom, uninhibited rivalry, adventurer, mischievous children ...
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DuckTales (1987)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The series is a dramatization of the Duck universe comic series created by Carl Barks. The viewer follows the adventures of Scrooge McDuck and his three grandnephews, Huey, Dewey, and Louie. Important secondary characters, that often take part in ...
Style: feel good, captivating, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: cartoon duck, adventure, heroic mission, treasure, treasure hunt, mischievous children, young heroes, friendship, imaginary, good versus evil, scientist, gold ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: usa, united states
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100%
 6.6
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Hercules (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Hercules is an animated series based on the 1997 film of the same name and the Greek myth. The series premiered in syndication on August 31, 1998, and on Disney's One Saturday Morning on September 12, 1998. The syndicated series ran 52 ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, heroes, youth, adventure, greek mythology, hercules, island, couples, greek god, love and romance, mentor, greek ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, ancient greece
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Dragon Hunters (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Luxembourg, Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Dragon Hunters is a fantastic tale telling the adventures of two dragon hunters: the world has become a vast conglomerate of islands of varying size and shape. This babbling universe is mainly peopled with ruthless rogues, surly peasants and ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, atmospheric
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dragon, heroic mission, save the world, adventure, imaginary, rivalry, obsessive quest, knight, heroes, good versus evil, misfit partners, adventurer ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
3000 Leagues in Search of Mother (1976)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Italy is in a deep depression, so to support her family, Marco's mother goes to Argentina to work as a domestic. But after she writes to her family that she is sick, her letters stop coming. So Marco decides to go to Argentina to look for ...
Style: emotional, twists and turns, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, adventure, obsessive quest, youth, escapades, seaport, family relations, friends, child in peril, parents and children, on the road, cult ...
Time: 19th century, 70s
Place: argentina, latin america, south america
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100%
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Maya the Bee (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 13 min.
TV show
Story: Hello everyone, I'm Maya the Bee! What do I love? Freedom! That's why I live in the meadow instead of the hive. I have a thousand and one adventures with my friends: Shelby snail, Max the worm ... and of course Willy! Willy is very lazy ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating
Audience: kids
Plot: young heroes, friendship, save the day, escapades, adventurer, against the rules, family, danger, animal life, heroes, in the woods, bee ...
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Deltora Quest (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
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Story: The evil Shadow Lord has taken control of the kingdom of Deltora and has driven the land and its people into misfortune and suffering. Lief, the son of a blacksmith, has just turned sixteen and is entrusted, along with his two companions Barda and ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized
Audience: kids
Plot: supernatural, danger, youth, good versus evil, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, friends, rivalry, friendship, imaginary, heroes, wizards and magicians ...
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45%
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Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Yu-Gi-Oh! is a 1998 Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation and Bandai based on chapters 1-59 of the manga of the same name written by Kazuki Takahashi. The series aired on TV Asahi between April 4, 1998, and October 10, 1998. An ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, ancient mystery, supernatural ability, good versus evil, duel, escapades, riddles and clues, danger, rivalry, imaginary, mind control ...
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44%
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Magi (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
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Story: This story is about the flow of fate and the battle to keep the world on the right path. Aladdin is a boy who has set out to explore the world after being trapped in a room for most of his life. His best friend is a flute with a djinn in it named ...
Style: stylized, captivating, exciting, serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: magic, adventure, friendship, imaginary, supernatural, youth, hopes, rivalry, young heroes, good versus evil, danger, escapades ...
Time: ancient history
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42%
Peter Pan and the Pirates (1990)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Japan, Australia, Taiwan, Philippines, Canada, South Korea, New Zealand
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Peter Pan lives in the Neverland with a gang of orphan boys, fairy Tinkerbell, and friends Wendy, John, and Michael Darling. Amid numerous adventures, the children are constantly menaced by pirate Captain James Hook and his band of no-goods.
Style: exciting, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: pirate, fairy, imaginary, young heroes, rivalry, heroes, adventure, youth, mischievous children, family, escapades, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Jungle Book (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: India, Germany, France
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Jungle Book is a 2010 3D CGI animated TV series. This series is based on the original book by Rudyard Kipling. Starting in June 2012, the first season of the series will be seen in the U.S. on Disney XD. It currently airs on TVO Kids in ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, sincere, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing
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Dora the Explorer (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dora the Explorer is an American educational animated TV series created by Chris Gifford, Valerie Walsh, and Eric Weiner. Dora the Explorer became a regular series in 2000. The show is carried on the Nickelodeon cable television network, including ...
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Audience: kids, preschoolers
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WordGirl (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
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Duration: 30 min.
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Story: WordGirl is an American children’s animated television series for children aged 9 –12, produced by the Soup2Nuts animation unit of Scholastic Entertainment for PBS Kids. The show began as a series of shorts that premiered on PBS Kids Go! on ...
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Future Boy Conan (1978)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Post nuclear future. Earth has been almost completely submerged by oceans. Indastria, an hyper-technological isle, is the new world capital. Conan is the only survived boy in the attempt of a bunch of astronauts to escape the earth when nuke bombs ...
Style: uplifting, touching, feel good, serious
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, island, super weapon, extinction, adventure, starting over, post apocalypse, hopes, siblings relations, future dystopia, family relations, deadly weapon ...
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Yu-Gi-Oh! GX (2004)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Ten years after the Ceremonial Battle, a teenage boy named Yuuki Judai heads off in order to join the Duelist Yousei School located on a remote island off the coast of Japan. There he meets his fellow students and gains a few friends, along with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, futuristic, stylized
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Little Snow Fairy Sugar (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Season Fairies create and control the weather using special musical instruments. Sugar, an apprentice Snow Fairy, and her friends Salt and Pepper, all want to become full-fledged Season Fairies, and the only way to achieve this is to search for and ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Jake and the Never Land Pirates (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
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, captivating, feel good, tense ...
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Go, Diego, Go! (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Go, Diego, Go! is a children's television series created by Chris Gifferd and Valerie Walsh, and is a spin-off of Dora the Explorer. The show premiered on September 6, 2005 and ended on September 16, 2011 on Nickelodeon. It also aired as part ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, educational
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38%
Bakugan: Battle Planet (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, Canada, USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Bakugan Battle Planet follows the adventures of Dan Kouzo and his best friends: the first kids on Earth to bond with the mysterious creatures known as Bakugan!
Style: reboot, exciting, entertaining, humorous, semi serious
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38%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! is an American/Japanese animated television series, and was created by Ciro Nieli, one of the directors of Teen Titans, with animation being done by a Japanese studio known as The Answer Studio. Set mainly on ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, exciting
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38%
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: India, Germany, USA, France
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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Style: sentimental, realistic, feel good, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
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37%
Persona 4 The Animation (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, exciting
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The Sandman and the Lost Sand of Dreams (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Each night, like every other child in the world, Miko goes to Dreamland thanks to magic sand dispersed by the Sandman. But one night, the evil dream Habumar steals the Sand of Dreams and takes control of Dreamland. The Sandman and his faithful sheep ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, feel good, entertaining ...
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37%
The Cat in the Hat: Told From the Cold (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Come join in the fun, on new adventures we go, With The Cat in the Hat and his friends all in tow! Discover how water can turn into snow, That penguins don't fly but, boy can they go! Black bears get ready for a very long sleep, Before the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, educational, light ...
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37%
Adventure Time: Distant Lands (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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Story: Finn and Jake are headed back to the Land of Ooo.
Style: exciting, humorous, sweet, 2d animation, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
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37%
Dinotopia: Quest for the Ruby Sunstone (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An Orphaned Boy sets out in search of adventure, but when a shipwreck lands him on an island where Dinosaurs and Humans coexist, he finds not only adventure but a family as well.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, tense, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Jacob Two-Two (2003)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Jacob Two-Two is a Canadian animated TV series based on a trilogy of books written by Mordecai Richler that first aired on Canadian children's channel YTV and aired on the French Canadian VRAK.TV as Jacob Jacob, in Spanish on Telemundo as ...
Style: humorous, stylized, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing
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Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec canada
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36%
The Life and Times of Juniper Lee (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Life and Times of Juniper Lee is an American animated television series, created by Judd Winick and produced by Cartoon Network Studios. It premiered on Cartoon Network on May 30, 2005, and ended its run on April 9, 2007.
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, multicultural, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: girl power, teenage life, family, best friends, friends, young heroes, youth, coming of age, superhuman powers, teenager, heroine, dog ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Backyardigans (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Meet five lively animal friends who love to sing, dance and use their imaginations to embark on outrageous adventures to magical places.
Style: stylized, humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: animal life, friendship, adventure, young heroes, mischievous children, heroic mission, rescue, unlikely partners, escapades, parallel world, computer animation, imagination ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%