Movies and TV shows like The Magic School Bus

If you like "The Magic School Bus" you are looking for humorous, semi serious and feel good movies or TV shows about / with bus, supernatural ability, school, escapades, family, youth and magic themes of Animation, Adventure and Comedy genre shot in Canada or USA.
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The Magic School Bus
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: An eccentric schoolteacher takes her class on wondrous educational field trips with the help of a magical school bus.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: bus, supernatural ability, school, escapades, family, youth, magic, miraculous event, adventure, young girl, lizard, eccentricity, elementary school, science, surrealism, school bus, chinese american, italian american, african american, joke, girl, boy
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Adventure Time
Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
USA
11 min.
 8.6
The Little Fox
Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Hungary
79 min.
 8.4
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Most similar movies to The Magic School Bus

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, feel good and exciting films and TV series with plots about family, escapades, adventure, youth, imaginary, friends and disorder mostly in Family, Animation and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Magic School Bus: My Little Pony 'n Friends (1986), ChalkZone (2002), Sabrina, the Animated Series (1999), My Little Pony: The Movie (1986), The Proud Family Movie (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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My Little Pony 'n Friends
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The story of a human named Megan in a world of magical ponies and their adventures together in Pony Land.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: supernatural ability, family, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, adventure, youth, young heroes, friendship, animal life, escapades, heroes, friends ...
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ChalkZone
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Story: ChalkZone is an American animated television series created by Bill Burnett and Larry Huber and produced by Frederator Studios for the Nickelodeon TV channel. The series follows Rudy Tabootie, an elementary school student whose magic chalk allows ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: school, imaginary kingdom, adventure, parallel world, escapades, family, imaginary, best friends, superhuman powers, nothing goes right, youth, family relations ...
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System:   75%
    User:   83%
 
Sabrina, the Animated Series
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Sabrina: The Animated Series is an American animated television series based on the Archie Comics character Sabrina, the Teenage Witch. It was produced by Savage Studios Ltd. and Hartbreak Films in association with DIC Entertainment, which was owned ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: supernatural ability, teenage life, family, wizards and magicians, supernatural, imaginary, youth, family relations, mischievous children, coming of age, teenage love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
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System:   65%
    User:   59%
 
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My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 22 min.
Story: "Get your muzzle out of those books and make some friends!" That's what Princess Celestia tells Twilight Sparkle. She may be the smartest unicorn in Equestria, but Twilight Sparkle gets an "incomplete" in friendship. ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, village, adventure, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, pony, unicorn, magic, friends, animal life, escapades, youth ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   61%
 
My Little Pony: The Movie
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The little ponies send out a search party for Lickity Split and Spike, while the witch Hydia decides to make the Smooze, an unstoppable purple ooze that will eat and destroy everything in its path.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, family, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, adventure, heroes, imaginary, youth, unlikely partners, young heroes, rescue ...
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System:   62%
    User:   66%
 
Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: During a summer stay on the mainland, Tinker Bell is accidentally discovered while investigating a little girl's fairy house. As the other fairies, led by the brash Vidia, launch a daring rescue in the middle of a fierce storm, Tink develops a ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, exciting, fairy tale
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: fairy, friends, rescue, mischievous children, young heroes, friendship, family, curses spells and rituals, adventure, imaginary kingdom, escapades, imaginary ...
Place: england, europe
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System:   62%
    User:   60%
 
The Proud Family Movie
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Penny and her family are lured on an all expenses paid vacation where a mad scientist captures them, refusing to let them go because Oscar won't reveal his on of his secret Proud Snacks formulas.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: mischievous children, adventure, hip hop, island, danger, family, disorder, dancer's life, mad scientist, twins, parents and children, family in danger ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   55%
 
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How the Toys Saved Christmas
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Luxembourg
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Santa's helper La Befana falls ill and must take off a Christmas Eve, she recruits Scarafoni to help deliver all the toys. No one but the toys knows is that Scarafoni plans to auction off the toys to the highest bidder, which means the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: mischievous children, adventure, daring rescue, parallel world, family, family life, danger, escapades, heroes, orphan, revolution, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   64%
 
DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Scrooge McDuck, his dimwitted pilot Launch Pad, and his nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie, with Webby, arrive in Egypt where Scrooge finds the lost treasure of Collie Baba, unbeknownst to Scrooge, a magic lamp was included inside the treasure, so while ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, based on cult tv series
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, adventure, mischievous children, young heroes, family, daring rescue, friendship, pyramid, curses spells and rituals, genie, heroic mission ...
Time: 1990s
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   54%
 
Bartok the Magnificent
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Russia is being terrorized by an evil witch known as Baba Yaga; the only one who is not afraid of her is Bartok the Magnificent. Bartok, an albino bat, has just arrived in Moscow and is impressing everyone with his performances, including Prince ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, teens
Plot: mischievous children, odd couple, adventure, young heroes, witch, bat, prince, family, daring rescue, rescue, friendship, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   50%
 
Casper: A Spirited Beginning
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A prequel to the first animated/live-action Casper feature, Casper: A Spirited Beginning introduces the friendliest ghost you'll ever know and explains how Casper met and befriended the other ghouls at Applegate Manor. After being stranded, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: ghost, fish out of water, mischievous children, supernatural ability, family, adventure, young heroes, friendship, rescue, father son relationship, single father, teacher student relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   48%
 
My Little Pony: Equestria Girls
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Via a magic mirror, Twilight Sparkle travels into an alternate universe in order to recover a crown that was stolen from the Crystal Empire. Upon her arrival she is horrified to learn that she has turned into a human.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, stylized
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: high school, friendship, high school life, fish out of water, imaginary kingdom, family, teenage life, adventure, pony, unicorn, magic, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   48%
 
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Pinocchio
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: The Little Wooden Toy. The unforgettable story of a little wooden boy who longs with all his heart to become real. When a small spark of magic escapes from the Blue Fairy's home, it travels down toy maker Gepetto's chimney, bringing one ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, young heroes, adventure, miraculous event, wish come true, family, escapades, hopes, puppet, imaginary, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   42%
 
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The Wild Thornberrys
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Wild Thornberrys is an American animated television series that aired on Nickelodeon. It was rerun in the United States on Nickelodeon and occasionally Nicktoons until 2007. The show returned to The '90s Are All That for one night, and ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: supernatural ability, teenage life, adventure, animal life, siblings relations, family, eccentric family, environmentalism, heroes, imaginary, youth, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   48%
 
The Wild Thornberrys Movie
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Eliza and Debbie are two sisters who don't always get along. But their relationship is put to the test when Debbie's life is in danger, and Eliza might have to give up her power to talk to animals....
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, exciting, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, rescue, boarding school, talking animals, animals, wilderness, heroic mission, runaway, escapades, youth, adventurer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   45%
 
Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Rainbow Brite, and her magical horse Starlite, must stop an evil princess and her underlings from taking over the planet Spectra. When they meet Orin, the wise Sprite tries to make the two children get along and work together to stop the evil ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: mischievous children, adventure, pirate, young heroes, rescue, family, save the world, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, parallel world, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   44%
 
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Tinker Bell
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Journey into the secret world of Pixie Hollow and hear Tinker Bell speak for the very first time as the astonishing story of Disney's most famous fairy is finally revealed in the all-new motion picture "Tinker Bell."
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, exciting, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: fairy, mischievous children, adventure, young heroes, friendship, family, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, escapades, imaginary, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   47%
 
The Emperor's New School
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Emperor's New School is an American animated television series that aired on Disney Channel. The show is based on the characters from The Emperor's New Groove and its direct-to-video sequel Kronk's New Groove. It follows the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, witty, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: emperor, friendship, young heroes, adventure, jungle, palaces castles and temples, escapades, partners, family, youth, friends, coming of age ...
Time: ancient history
Place: latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   48%
 
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Rolie Polie Olie: The Great Defender of Fun
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, France, USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The evil space pirate Gloomius Maximus is determined that since he can't have fun, nobody else will either. Unfortunately for our heroes, an invitation to Zowie Polie's third birthday party accidentally finds its way to Gloomius's ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, androids and robots, pirate, family, family life, escapades, imaginary, disorder, mad scientist, mischievous children, when the parents are away, wish come true ...
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System:   45%
    User:   38%
 
Dinotopia: Quest for the Ruby Sunstone
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: island, adventure, adventurer, dangerous animal, family, young heroes, good versus evil, rescue, survival, friendship, family life, heroic mission ...
Time: prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   45%
 
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Arthur
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The show revolves around the lives of 8-year-old Arthur Read, an anthropomorphic aardvark, his friends and family, and their daily interactions with each other.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: school, mischievous children, youth, family, friendship, parents and children, siblings relations, escapades, imaginary, family relations, friends, elementary school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   51%
 
Sprung! The Magic Roundabout
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A shaggy, candy-loving puppy named Dougal along with a group of friends embarks on a dangerous journey in an effort to imprison their oppressor -- the evil ice sorcerer ZeeBad (Zebedee's evil twin). As the world is placed in mortal danger ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, exciting
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: young heroes, adventure, rescue, friendship, family, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, danger, escapades, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   49%
 
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Snorks
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Belgium
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Snorks is an animated television series produced by Hanna-Barbera which ran on NBC from September 15, 1984, to May 13, 1989. Although not as popular as the animated series The Smurfs, the program continued to be available in syndication from ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: underwater, friendship, ocean or sea, imaginary kingdom, escapades, family, imaginary, friends, best friends, animal life, surrealism, high school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   50%
 
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Casper Meets Wendy
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a warlock threatens Wendy the Good Little Witch, she and her aunts hide out at a resort where Casper the Ghost is vacationing with his uncles. Although Casper and Wendy are told ghosts and witches don't get along, the two are kindred ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: ghost, resort, mischievous children, family, supernatural ability, young heroes, adventure, friendship, rescue, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   44%
 
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Brother Bear 2
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Kenai finds his childhood human friend Nita and the two embark on a journey to burn the amulet he gave to her before he was a bear, much to Koda's dismay.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, verbal byplay, adventurer, friendship, village, buddies, wilderness, moose, heroic mission, rivalry, family, animal life ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric
Place: alaska
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System:   39%
    User:   42%
 
Xiaolin Showdown
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Xiaolin Showdown is an American animated television series that aired on Kids WB and was created by Christy Hui. Set in a world where martial arts battles and Eastern magic are commonplace, the series follows four young warriors in training that ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, gothic, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: martial arts, adventure, master warrior, good versus evil, circus, heroic mission, legends and myths, palaces castles and temples, family, battles, danger, escapades ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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System:   38%
    User:   44%
 
Here Comes Peter Cottontail
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Peter Cottontail wants to be the #1 chief Easter Bunny, and everyone in April Valley agrees...except for Evil Irontail. Peter must deliver more eggs than this archrival to earn the top spot...and save Easter for children everywhere!
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: puppets, contests and competitions, ambition, family, escapades, rivalry, adventure, holiday, contest, easter bunny, liar
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System:   38%
    User:   36%
 
Pooh's Heffalump Halloween Movie
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: It's Halloween in the 100 Acre Wood, and Roo's best new friend, Lumpy, is looking forward to his first time trick-or-treating. That is, until Tigger warns them about the scary Gobloon, who'll turn them into jack-o'-lanterns if he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: best friends, young heroes, family, rescue, adventure, friendship, heroic mission, animal life, halloween, winnie the pooh, fish out of water, escapades ...
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System:   38%
    User:   38%
 

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Arthur Christmas
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Each Christmas, Santa and his vast army of highly trained elves produce gifts and distribute them around the world in one night. However, when one of 600 million children to receive a gift from Santa on Christmas Eve is missed, it is deemed ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, feel good, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: family, christmas, holiday, young heroes, dysfunctional family, storytelling, children, race against time, adventure, imaginary, childhood, santa claus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: idaho, cuba, mexico, toronto ontario canada
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System:   35%
    User:   33%
 
Alice in Wonderland
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Alice follows a white rabbit down a rabbit-hole into a whimsical Wonderland, where she meets characters like the delightful Cheshire Cat, the clumsy White Knight, a rude caterpillar, and the hot-tempered Queen of Hearts and can grow ten feet tall or ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, family, young heroes, getting home, adventure, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, curses spells and rituals, tea party, rabbit, imaginary kingdom, parallel world ...
Time: victorian era
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System:   35%
    User:   34%
 
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