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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
 6.7
 151K
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A teenager finds himself transported to an island where he must help protect a group of orphans with special powers from creatures intent on destroying them.
Style: exciting, gothic, atmospheric, stylized, fairy tale, serious, entertaining, clever, visually appealing, whimsical ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: fantasy world, orphan, time travel, children, imaginary, time loop, youth, adventure, boarding school life, dark fantasy, riddles and clues, monster, boarding school, island, mentor, supernatural power, beautiful scenery, destiny, journey, grandfather, transformation, magic, bomb, immortality, wizards ...
Time: year 1943, 1940s, year 2016
Place: england, wales, florida, europe

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Most similar movies to Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, visually appealing, stylized and fairy tale films with plots about magic, adventure, destiny, mentor, storytelling, imaginary and escapades mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children: Alice in Wonderland (2010), Hugo (2011), Pan (2015), The Golden Compass (2007), Inkheart (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Alice in Wonderland (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, surreal, captivating, colourful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, escape from reality, adventure, good versus evil, talking animals, queen, magical, imagination, journey, cat, imaginary ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s, 1870s
Place: china, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In 1926, Newt Scamander arrives at the Magical Congress of the United States of America with a magically expanded briefcase, which houses a number of dangerous creatures and their habitats. When the creatures escape from the briefcase, it sends the ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Plot: magical creature, good versus evil, wizards, magic, magic wand, fantasy world, adventure, friendship, teleportation, dark fantasy, rescue, magician ...
Time: 1920s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, arizona, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, witch, good versus evil, fantasy world, legends and myths, magical, parallel world, self sacrifice, adventure, talking animals, young heroes, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Harry, Ron and Hermione continue their quest to vanquish the evil Voldemort once and for all. Just as things begin to look hopeless for the young wizards, Harry discovers a trio of magical objects that endow him with powers to rival Voldemort's ...
Style: exciting, stylized, atmospheric, entertaining, sincere ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, magical, chosen one, supernatural ability, good versus evil, friendship, imaginary, teacher, supernatural, magic, young heroes, sorcerer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1997, year 1998, 20th century ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he ...
Style: exciting, fairy tale, twists and turns, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: good versus evil, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, friendship, chosen one, witch, fantasy world, magical, wizards, school, magic, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1991, year 1992, 1990s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Accident prone teenager, Percy discovers he's actually a demi-God, the son of Poseidon, and he is needed when Zeus' lightning is stolen. Percy must master his new found skills in order to prevent a war between the Gods that could devastate ...
Style: exciting, epic, humorous, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: superhuman powers, legends and myths, adventure, young heroes, best friends, monster, danger, good versus evil, greek mythology, parents and children, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: As Harry begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as 'Property of the Half-Blood Prince', and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past.
Style: exciting, stylized, twists and turns, fairy tale, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: witch, wizards and magicians, magical, supernatural ability, chosen one, young heroes, good versus evil, school, prophecy, boarding school life, wizards, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1996, 1990s, 90s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the sequel to Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland", Alice Kingsleigh returns to Underland and faces a new adventure in saving the Mad Hatter.
Style: fairy tale, entertaining, surreal, funny, whimsical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fantasy world, dark fantasy, queen, clock, imagination, talking animals, rabbit, sister sister relationship, adventure, magic, chess, rivalry ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 299K
Hugo (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and ...
Style: touching, captivating, exciting, light, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, adventure, friendship, filmmaking, kids in trouble, hopes, toys, destiny, child's point of view, magical, clock, loss ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, post world war one, 1920s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Harry, Ron and Hermione return to Hogwarts for another magic-filled year. Harry comes face to face with danger yet again, this time in the form of escaped convict, Sirius Black – and turns to sympathetic Professor Lupin for help.
Style: stylized, exciting, twists and turns, gothic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: wizards and magicians, magical, good versus evil, young heroes, supernatural ability, friendship, witch, chosen one, boarding school life, supernatural, school, werewolf ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1994, year 1993, 1990s ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.7
 59K
Pan (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Living a bleak existence at a London orphanage, 12-year-old Peter finds himself whisked away to the fantastical world of Neverland. Adventure awaits as he meets new friend James Hook and the warrior Tiger Lily. They must band together to save ...
Style: fairy tale, stylized, exciting, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fantasy world, orphan, pirate, magic, heroes, journey, adventure, flying, mischievous children, young heroes, danger, escapades ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 18th century, future
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Golden Compass (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After overhearing a shocking secret, precocious orphan Lyra Belacqua trades her carefree existence roaming the halls of Jordan College for an otherworldly adventure in the far North, unaware that it's part of her destiny.
Style: epic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, orphan, parallel world, magical, witch, journey, imaginary, experiment, kidnapping, chosen one, best friends ...
Place: england, oxford university, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Returning for his fifth year of study at Hogwarts, Harry is stunned to find that his warnings about the return of Lord Voldemort have been ignored. Left with no choice, Harry takes matters into his own hands, training a small group of students – ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, stylized, scenic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: witch, wizards and magicians, magical, chosen one, best friends, young heroes, supernatural ability, prophecy, school, boarding school life, wizards, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1994, 1990s, year 1996 ...
Place: england, london, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 72K
Inkheart (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The adventures of a father and his young daughter, in their search for a long lost book that will help reunite a missing, close relative.
Style: touching, exciting, tense, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, horror for children, teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, imaginary, fictional reality, book, parents and children, family, young heroes, disappearance, real world, wizards, eavesdropping ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Ignoring threats to his life, Harry returns to Hogwarts to investigate – aided by Ron and Hermione – a mysterious series of attacks.
Style: exciting, fairy tale, twists and turns, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, wizards and magicians, magical, chosen one, boarding school life, magic, supernatural ability, wizards, school, curses spells and rituals, secret place, giant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1993, year 1992, 1990s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, atmospheric, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, good versus evil, elf, wizards, imaginary, friendship, imaginary kingdom, save the world, warrior, magical, monster ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 7K
Ruby Red (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Gwendolyn Shepherd is a normal 16-year-old, but her family holds a secret: A time-travel gene is expressed in the clan inherited, but not every member of the family is blessed with. Everyone is certain that Gwen's cousin Charlotte has the gene. ...
Style: exciting, stylized, captivating, sentimental, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, teenage love, time travel, supernatural romance, teen romance, youth, prophecy, supernatural, love and romance, strong female character, imaginary, time machine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 8.2
 604K
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: Spain, Mexico, USA, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Living with her tyrannical stepfather in a new home with her pregnant mother, 10-year-old Ofelia feels alone until she explores a decaying labyrinth guarded by a mysterious faun who claims to know her destiny. If she wishes to return to her real ...
Style: atmospheric, fairy tale, stylized, gothic, serious ...
Plot: dark fantasy, creature, monster, legends and myths, fairy, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, good versus evil, young heroes, imagination, cruelty ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.3
 78K
Goosebumps (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After moving to a small town, Zach Cooper finds a silver lining when he meets next door neighbor Hannah, the daughter of bestselling Goosebumps series author R.L. Stine. When Zach unintentionally unleashes real monsters from their manuscripts and ...
Style: exciting, humorous, scary, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: horror for children, pre-teens, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: teenagers, werewolf, good versus evil, monsters, adventure, monster, imaginary, escapades, ventriloquist dummy, fantasy world, book, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 190K
Coraline (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Coraline moves to an old house, she feels bored and neglected by her parents. She finds a hidden door with a bricked up passage. During the night, she crosses the passage and finds a parallel world where everybody has buttons instead of eyes, ...
Style: surreal, gothic, scary, stylized, dark ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, horror for children
Plot: parallel world, dark fantasy, family, adventure, danger, parents and children, alternate reality, imaginary, children, talking animals, weirdo, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, michigan, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
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, entertaining, scary ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: fairy, magical creature, adventure, imaginary, fantasy world, siblings relations, imaginary kingdom, family relations, twins, magical, single parent, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story of an ancient war that is reignited when a young farmhand unwittingly opens a gateway between our world and a fearsome race of giants. Unleashed on the Earth for the first time in centuries, the giants strive to reclaim the land they once ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, stylized, enigmatic, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: giant, adventure, imaginary kingdom, youth, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, heroic mission, save the princess, princess, family, imaginary, heroes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Three wealthy children's parents are killed in a fire. When they are sent to a distant relative, they find out that he is plotting to kill them and seize their fortune. This movie is extremely alarming, an expression which here means "a ...
Style: offbeat, exciting, semi serious, humorous, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, adventure, inheritance, loss of parent, death in the family, attempted murder, dishonesty, siblings relations, children, boat, death of parent, danger ...
Time: 1940s
Place: peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Harry starts his fourth year at Hogwarts, competes in the treacherous Triwizard Tournament and faces the evil Lord Voldemort. Ron and Hermione help Harry manage the pressure – but Voldemort lurks, awaiting his chance to destroy Harry and all that ...
Style: exciting, fairy tale, atmospheric, twists and turns, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: wizards and magicians, chosen one, magical, friendship, witch, wizards, supernatural ability, boarding school, school, contests and competitions, curses spells and rituals, dragon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, year 1994, 1990s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 22K
Mirrormask (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In a fantasy world of opposing kingdoms, a 15-year old girl must find the fabled MirrorMask in order to save the kingdom and get home
Style: atmospheric, stylized, exciting, light, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, date night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, alternate reality, save the kingdom, imaginary, heroes, change of heart, heroic mission, magic, coming of age, fantasy world, circus ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Four kids travel to the magical land of Narnia where they must battle an evil queen with the direction of the Lion, Aslan.
Style: serious, offbeat, stylized, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: parallel world, imaginary kingdom, heroes, good versus evil, queen, young heroes, bet, danger, attic, supernatural, rivalry, wizards and magicians ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 201 min.
Story: Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark ...
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, breathtaking, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, imaginary kingdom, warrior, battles, friendship, imaginary, wizards, sword and sorcery, save the world, monster, elf ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.8
 65K
Peter Pan (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Australia, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbuckling and the fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become the heroes of an even greater story, when Peter Pan flies into ...
Style: captivating, feel good, exciting, fairy tale, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: fantasy world, fairy, adventure, imaginary, pirate, childhood, children, mermaid, island, first love, imaginary kingdom, magic ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 297K
Jumanji (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When siblings Judy and Peter discover an enchanted board game that opens the door to a magical world, they unwittingly invite Alan -- an adult who's been trapped inside the game for 26 years -- into their living room. Alan's only hope for ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, offbeat, light ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens, horror for children
Plot: adventure, jungle, fantasy world, mischievous children, childhood, getting home, board game, disappearance, parallel world, young heroes, danger, animals ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, 20th century, 60s, 1860s ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit enjoying his quiet life, is swept into an epic quest by Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves who seek to reclaim their mountain home from Smaug, the dragon.
Style: epic, captivating, exciting, scenic, serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, obsessive quest, dragon, adventurer, wizards, adventure, magical, warrior, monster, courage ...
Time: 2010s, prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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