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The Secret of Arkandias (2014)
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The Secret of Arkandias (2014)
Original name: Le Grimoire d'Arkandias
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Theo, not the most popular boy at his school, dreams of escaping the dreary everyday life, experiencing adventure and accomplishing great heroic deeds. His dream seems to be fulfilled when, one day, he finds a very old and magical book in the library and fascinates him with a short hand. He forges the plan to forge a ring with his best friend Bonav and the rebellious Laura, who can make him invisible. The charm succeeds, but the three friends conjure up all sorts of dangers of magical, but also secular nature. Only the mysterious red wizard Arkandias can now help you out of trouble.
Style: exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: supernatural ability, adventure, young heroes, escapades, heroes, youth, supernatural, best friends, teenage life, friends, stolen painting, nosebleed, magical ring, potion, invisibility, ring, loss of job, jumping from height, flute, monkey, bridge, children, magical potion, river, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, exciting and feel good films with plots about adventure, family, youth, friends, young heroes, escapades and friendship mostly in Family, Adventure and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Secret of Arkandias: Help! I've Shrunk the Family (2014), Bigfoot (2009), Zip & Zap and the Marble Gang (2013), The Crocodiles Strike Back (2010), The Legend of Johnny Lingo (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Help! I've Shrunk the Family (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seven-year-old Johannes Blom gets blown away when he discovers a little man in the kitchen cupboard, hidden behind the peanut butter jar. He’s even more astonished when he realizes that this little man, ‘Wiplala’, has magical powers. When ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: escapades, adventure, supernatural ability, fish out of water, family, youth, family relations, disorder, supernatural, shrinking, father son relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
K-9 Adventures: Legend of the Lost Gold (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Kassie and her friends stumble across an old, broken pocket watch they begin an unexpected journey to unlock the secret of the legendary Garrison Gold. They'll have to solve riddles and follow clues to find the lost treasure. With the help ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, pets, treasure hunt, family, escapades, youth, best friends, young heroes, parents and children, chases and races, friends, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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Bigfoot (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The whole family will enjoy huge laughs and giant, hairy adventures with this touching tale about a big-hearted Bigfoot. Lost in the forest, he befriends three kids, Percy, Madison and Leonard, who are determined to protect him. When two local ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, offbeat, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, young heroes, school, rescue, in the woods, save the day, adventure, friendship, fish out of water, misfit, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Zip & Zap and the Marble Gang (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Zip and Zap, two mischievous twins, were placed in the Esperanza, a school where the games are prohibited. There will found the Club of Marble, child resistance to challenge the authority of adults. Thanks to her intelligence, her courage and her ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, sentimental
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: treasure hunt, friendship, buddies, adventure, mischievous children, boarding school, twins, family, young heroes, siblings relations, teenage life, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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The Crocodiles Strike Back (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: New summer adventure of the Crocodiles, who set up their detective skills to find out who is behind the accidents of the factory where Ollie and Mary's parents work , which could mean the closure of the plant, the move of the family and the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: amateur detective, family, best friends, suburbs, young heroes, adventure, investigation, uncover truth, friendship, heroes, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, witty, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, superhuman powers, young heroes, danger, legends and myths, teenage life, heroes, best friends, save the day, greek, parents and children, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, taj mahal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Three Investigators and the Secret of Terror Castle (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: Germany, South Africa
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A new case for the cult detectives! Not by coincidence, a mysterious videotape falls into the hands of Jupiter Jones (CHANCELLOR MILLER), Pete Crenshaw (NICK PRICE) and Bob Andrews (CAMERON MONAGHAN) during Jupiter's birthday party in Rocky ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: haunted house, family, amateur detective, buddies, mystery, private detective, young heroes, adventure, investigation, palaces castles and temples, riddles and clues, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Adventures of a Teenage Dragonslayer (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Arthur unwittingly discovers the secret to stopping an evil dragon who threatens to destroy all civilization.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dragon, teenage life, adventure, young heroes, school, family, escapades, heroes, imaginary, youth, best friends, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Legend of Johnny Lingo (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a storm washes a canoe bearing an infant boy ashore upon a small South Pacific island, he is at first well-received as a gift from the heavens, even to the point of the tribal chief adopting him as a successor. However, with time as hardships ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, exciting, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: island, adventure, young heroes, village, adoption, family, ocean or sea, family life, youth, family relations, babies and infants, orphan ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Witches Don't Exist (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 81 min.
Story: On her 13th birthday Katie, a talented young girl, receives a magical amulet. This amulet was on a quest to find the fifth and last witch to complete the order of the star witches. Because in it's incomplete form, the order is unable to protect ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, witch, amulet, wizards and magicians, adventure, imaginary, fantasy world, youth, family, best friends, young heroes, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Return of Tommy Tricker (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Welcome to the world of stamps with Tommy Tricker and friends as they learn the magic of travelling through time and space for the mere price of the postage. Though of course, nothing is as easy as it seems as they soon learn when they try to rescue ...
Style: semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, adventure, young heroes, race against time, family, rescue, escapades, imaginary, youth, friends, siblings relations, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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To Be King (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The seventeen year old Stach is faced with five impossible assignments he has to complete in order to become king. Things do not go as easily as the boisterous Stach had expected, especially when he is confronted with matters of life and death.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: king, reporter, corruption, adventure, obsessive quest, palaces castles and temples, imaginary kingdom, against the odds, ambition, escapades, heroes, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.5
 2K
Swindle (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on Gordon Korman's book 'Swindle,' this movie is about a boy named Griffin who finds a valuable multi-million dollar baseball card. After accidentally selling the card for a million dollar loss, he enlists the help of his best ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: best friends, family, adventure, youth, friends, friendship, cons and scams, escapades, partners, high school, cheerleader, nun ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Genre: Adventure, Family
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Duration: 110 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Beethoven's Treasure Tail (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, exciting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Metro Chase (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
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Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, young heroes, family, friendship, adventure, coming of age, family life, youth, amateur detective, chase, kids in trouble, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Black Stallion Returns (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: "Black" is a stunning fire-and-silk stallion celebrated the world over. But to his young American owner, Alec Ramsay (Kelly Reno), he's much more. So, when the amazing animal is stolen, Alec will stop at nothing to get him back. Alec ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, tense, melancholic, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
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Place: africa, morocco, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Yoko (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Austria, Sweden
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Hildegarde, a Duck Down Under (2001)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A family's adventure to save one of their own - their beloved pet duck.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, adventure, rescue, family, animal, family life, family relations, pets, single parent, kidnapping, danger, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Dummie the Mummy (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Western
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In a dull village where nothing ever happens, a boy finds a living mummy in his room. It's the start of an amazing friendship.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mummy, friendship, family, village, imaginary, adventure, youth, friends, young heroes, miraculous event, escapades, truck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Santa Buddies (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Puppy Paws (the fun-loving son of Santa Paws) gets bored, he finds Budderball on Santa's naughty list and figures he's just the dog to show him how to be an ordinary pup. When the magical Christmas Icicle starts to melt however, and ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: christmas, adventure, best friends, getting home, family, holiday, save the day, reincarnation, friends, buddies, pets, animal life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Rascals on the Road (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Four kids - Eugen, Wrigley, Bäschteli and Eduard - leave for an adventure around Switzerland, searching for the fabulous treasure of Titicaca Lake, discovered by Fritzli Bühler.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, buddies, on the road, adventure, young heroes, treasure hunt, family, teenage life, escapades, heroes, youth, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Belle & Sebastian (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Belle and Sebastian is set high in the snowy Alps during the Second World War. The resourceful Sebastian is a lonely boy who tames and befriends a giant, wild mountain dog, Belle – even though the villagers believe her to be ‘the beast’ that ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, stylized
Plot: young heroes, adventure, on the road, escapades, youth, friendship, animal life, friends, wounded animal, baker, beast, summer ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: france, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
White Fang 2: Myth of the White Wolf (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A boy and his dog, White Fang, must try to save the noble Haida tribe from evil white men in turn-of-the-century Alaska.
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, intense, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, family, anti heroes, pets, friendship, daring rescue, wilderness, save the day, survival, good versus evil, danger, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, usa, san francisco, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
War of the Buttons (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Occupied France; Lebrac leads a play war between two rival kid gangs, but a girl he likes, who's Jewish, is in danger of being discovered by local Nazi sympathisers. Lebrac and the village must now respond to the reality of what's ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: countryside, village, rivalry, mischievous children, adventure, young heroes, button, family, uninhibited rivalry, friendship, youth, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Told from Mowgli's point of view, it's the story of how a boy became a mancub and a mancub became a man.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: jungle, adventure, mischievous children, young heroes, family, friendship, kids in trouble, animal life, coming of age, danger, youth, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Sam Steele and the Junior Detective Agency (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 13-year-old Sam Steele Jr. forms his own private detective agency to emulate his father, Des Moines detective Sam Steele, and helps track down a jewel thief.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: kids
Plot: adventure, amateur detective, young heroes, urban, family, crimes, escapades, youth, best friends, investigation, police investigation, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Incredible Elephant (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tormented by a giant bully and dealing with the loss of his mom, young Daniel wishes for a special pet to have by his side. After discovering Lumpy-a real, live elephant-in his backyard, it's as if his wish has come true...until his dad ships ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, elephant, pet, adventure, pets, school, young heroes, family, miraculous event, wish come true, hopes, youth ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Peter Pan Live! (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Following in the footsteps of the phenomenally successful The Sound of Music LIVE! - which drew over 18 million viewers - comes this musical masterpiece that tells the beloved story of Peter Pan, the mischievous little boy who ran away to Neverland. ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: young heroes, adventure, imaginary kingdom, live performance, escapades, heroes, family, imaginary, rivalry, youth, adventurer, mischievous children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%