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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My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic
Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
USA, Canada
22 min.
 7.7
The Elm-Chanted Forest
Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Yugoslavia, USA
83 min.
 8.2
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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 youth, family, escapades, adventure, friends, imaginary and young heroes mostly in Family, Animation and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Magic School Bus: My Little Pony 'n Friends (1986), My Little Pony: The Movie (1986), Sabrina, the Animated Series (1999), ChalkZone (2002), The Wild Thornberrys Movie (2002). 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: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: supernatural ability, imaginary kingdom, family, imaginary, adventure, youth, young heroes, friendship, animal life, escapades, heroes, friends ...
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, family, imaginary kingdom, adventure, heroes, imaginary, youth, unlikely partners, young heroes, rescue ...
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System:   69%
    User:   76%
 
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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: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: supernatural ability, teenage life, wizards and magicians, family, 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:   68%
    User:   77%
 
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, adventure, teenage life, pony, unicorn, magic, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   57%
 
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, village, imaginary kingdom, adventure, imaginary, pony, friends, animal life, escapades, unicorn, magic, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   74%
 
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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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   69%
 
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, heroic mission, wilderness, runaway, escapades, youth, adventurer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   48%
 
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The Pirate Fairy
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Zarina, a smart and ambitious dust-keeper fairy who’s captivated by Blue Pixie Dust and its endless possibilities, flees Pixie Hollow and joins forces with the scheming pirates of Skull Rock, who make her captain of their ship. Tinker Bell and her ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: pirate, fairy, friendship, curses spells and rituals, family, imaginary kingdom, adventure, escapades, imaginary, youth, disorder, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   60%
 
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, exciting, fairy tale
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: fairy, friends, rescue, mischievous children, young heroes, family, friendship, curses spells and rituals, adventure, imaginary kingdom, escapades, imaginary ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   46%
 
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: ghost, fish out of water, mischievous children, family, supernatural ability, young heroes, adventure, friendship, rescue, single father, teacher student relationship, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   54%
 
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, adventure, adventurer, mischievous children, young heroes, daring rescue, family, friendship, pyramid, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, good versus evil ...
Time: 1990s
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   58%
 
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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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: school, mischievous children, family, youth, friendship, parents and children, siblings relations, escapades, imaginary, family relations, friends, elementary school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   44%
 
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, exciting, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: mischievous children, adventure, daring rescue, family, parallel world, family life, danger, escapades, heroes, orphan, revolution, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   47%
 
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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, teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, adventure, odd couple, young heroes, witch, bat, prince, daring rescue, family, rescue, friendship, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   37%
 
 6.0
 101
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, miraculous event, adventure, wish come true, family, escapades, hopes, puppet, imaginary, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   37%
 
Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: This animated adventure goes back in time to the Care Bears' first-ever Caring Mission, when True Heart Bear and Noble Heart Horse touch down on Earth to boost the spirits of some unhappy kids at summer camp. But the evil Dark Heart has other ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, dark, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: kids and family, family, friendship, buddies, magic, happy ending, mischievous children, camp, ninja, children, young heroes, adventure ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   50%
 
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Geppetto
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a man wishes for a son, he learns what it means to be a father.
Style: semi serious, feel good, stylized, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: puppets, mischievous children, parents and children, miraculous event, family, imaginary, youth, disorder, young heroes, friendship, escapades, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   47%
 
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, adventure, island, hip hop, danger, family, disorder, dancer's life, mad scientist, twins, parents and children, family in danger ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   41%
 
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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, young heroes, family, getting home, adventure, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, curses spells and rituals, tea party, rabbit, imaginary kingdom, parallel world ...
Time: victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   38%
 
Barbie Fairytopia: Magic of the Rainbow
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Elina goes to a fairy school to learn dancing and fairy magic. The spring of the fairy land is soon threatened by evil Laverna who intends to prevent fairies from performing the annual vital rainbow dance. Elina must stop quarreling with her fellow ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, stylized, exciting
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: obsessive quest, school, siblings relations, family, family life, escapades, adventure, romance, heroes, imaginary, fairy, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   35%
 
Frosty the Snowman
Genre: Animation, Short, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: A discarded silk top-hat becomes the focus of a struggle between a washed-up stage magician and a group of schoolchildren, after it magically brings a snowman to life. Realizing that newly-living Frosty will melt in spring unless he takes refuge in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, fairy tale, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, friendship, family, adventure, good versus evil, magic, young heroes, childhood, children, school, mentor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   46%
 
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, family, partners, youth, friends, coming of age ...
Time: ancient history
Place: latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   35%
 
Sabrina the Teenage Witch in Friends Forever
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Sabrina must prove that she is worthy of attending an academy for witches.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, stylized
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: supernatural ability, high school, young heroes, family, adventure, high school life, teenage life, wizards and magicians, imaginary, youth, friends, secret identity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   35%
 
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Tarzan 2
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Experience the beginning of the legend with Disney's Tarzan Ⅱ, a hilarious, all-new, animated motion picture loaded with laughs, irresistible new songs by Phil Collins, and the inspired voice talent of Glenn Close, George Carlin, and Emmy ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: jungle, mischievous children, adventure, young heroes, wilderness, rescue, family, friendship, imaginary kingdom, danger, good versus evil, tarzan ...
Time: turn of the century, 1890s, 1900s, 20th century, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   37%
 
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:   38%
    User:   43%
 
Return to Never Land
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada, Australia
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The classic tale of 'Peter Pan' continues in Disney's sequel 'Return to Never Land'. In 1940 on a world besieged by World War II, Wendy, now grown up, has two children, one of them is her daughter, Jane.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, island, family, young heroes, disney, magic, revenge, daring rescue, fantasy world, betrayal, imaginary kingdom, kidnapping ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1940, 1940s, 1950s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   37%
 
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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, curses spells and rituals, family, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, escapades, imaginary, youth ...
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System:   36%
    User:   36%
 
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   39%
 

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The New Adventures of Madeline
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 23 min.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, captivating
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: best friends, family, friendship, school, adventure, youth, disorder, friends, adventurer, mischievous children, young heroes, boarding school life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
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System:   33%
    User:   32%
 
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Pete's Dragon
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Pete, a young orphan, runs away to a Maine fishing town with his best friend a lovable, sometimes invisible dragon named Elliott! When they are taken in by a kind lighthouse keeper, Nora, and her father, Elliott's prank playing lands them in ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, fairy tale, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, friendship, adventure, dragon, small town, children, young heroes, disney, kids and family, magic, childhood, escapades ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   30%
 
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