Movies and TV shows like Tales from the Neverending Story

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Tales from the Neverending Story
Genre: Drama, Family, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 375 min.
Story: Twelve-year-old Bastian Balthazar Bux had lost the wonderful imagination he had as a child somewhere between growing older, watching TV, going to school and playing with his Gameboy. But when his mother dies suddenly, Bastian's limitless imagination is reborn. Bastian comes across a magical book, 'The Neverending Story,' in a curious little bookstore. Inspired by the book, Bastian creates an enchanted world called Fantasia, inhabited by dragons, dark knights and assorted heroes and villains.
Style: feel good, semi serious, exciting, touching, stylized, serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, family, good versus evil, danger, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, youth, self discovery, siblings relations, curses spells and rituals, destiny, parallel world, escapades, misfit, family relations, empress, save the kingdom, swamp, real world, self fulfillment, flying machine ...
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The Storyteller: Greek Myths
Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
UK
95 min.
 8.3
Prince Caspian and the Voyage of the Dawn Treader
Family, Fantasy, Adventure
UK, USA
30 min.
 7.1
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, feel good, humorous and exciting films and TV series with plots about escapades, imaginary, adventure, heroes, family, rivalry and danger mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like Tales from the Neverending Story: The Neverending Story III (1994), The Silver Chair (1990), Five Children and It (2004), The NeverEnding Story (1984), The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Neverending Story II: The Next Chapter
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Once again, Bastian is transported to the world of Fantasia which he recently managed to save from destruction. However, the land is now being destroyed by an evil sorceress, Xayide, so he must join up with Atreyu and face the Emptiness once more.
Style: stylized, feel good, semi serious, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, book, good versus evil, fantasy world, destiny, magic, young heroes, imagination, memory, memory loss, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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Tommy Tricker and the Stamp Traveller
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the joker Tommy Tricker plays some practical jokes on some of his friends, his best friend Ralph, a stamp collector, discovers the secret of "stamp travel" to make him travel around the world on a stamp to bring back the mysterious ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching
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The Neverending Story III
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young boy must restore order when a group of bullies steal the magical book that acts as a portal between Earth and the imaginary world of Fantasia.
Style: semi serious, feel good, offbeat, awful, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, family, magic, fantasy world, small town, young heroes, book, friendship, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, parallel world ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
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System:   72%
    User:   82%
 
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Prince Caspian and the Voyage of the Dawn Treader
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Based on "Prince Caspian" and "Voyage of the Dawn Treader". Prince Caspian escapes his uncles assassination attempt and call for the aid of four young children from our world. Then, they go for a voyage over the sea to find six ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, stylized, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, family, imaginary kingdom, parallel world, righting the wronged, good versus evil, heroes, imaginary, youth, mischievous children ...
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The Silver Chair
Genre: Fantasy, Family, Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Eustace, along with a new companion named Jill Pole, is brought back to Narnia. The pair are told by Aslan they must search for King Caspian's missing son, Prince Rillian.
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, exciting
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Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story
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Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Jack Robinson is a wealthy business man with no time for anything but work. However, a family curse is looming over him - no man in the Robinson line ever lives past the age of thirty. With his upcoming birthday appears the remains of literally ...
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Five Children and It
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Psammead is 'It', an ancient, irritable, ugly sand fairy, which five children find one day in a gravel pit. As a reward for finding him, It grants the children one wish a day, the results of which will last until sunset.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat, gothic
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The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
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: exciting, serious, offbeat, stylized
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
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    User:   66%
 
The NeverEnding Story
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: While hiding from bullies in his school's attic, a young boy discovers the extraordinary land of Fantasia, through a magical book called The Neverending Story. The book tells the tale of Atreyu, a young warrior who, with the help of a luck ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, semi serious, light, offbeat ...
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Plot: adventure, fantasy world, magic, good versus evil, book, mythology, family, dragon, school, imagination, giant, rescue ...
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    User:   62%
 
The Adventures of Pinocchio
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One of puppet-maker Geppetto's creations comes magically to life. This puppet, Pinocchio, has one major desire and that is to become a real boy someday. In order to accomplish this goal he has to learn to act responsibly. This film shows you ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, fairy tale, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, mischievous children, transformation, young heroes, teaching the ways of the world, curses spells and rituals, disney, childhood, adaptation, imaginary kingdom, puppets ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   55%
 
Snow White: The Fairest of Them All
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Snow White's mother dies during childbirth, leaving baby Snow and father John for dead on an icy field, who then receives a visit from one of Satan's representatives, granting him three wishes.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching, fairy tale
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Country: Canada
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Story: Based on a children's series by the same name. Meg and Charles Wallace are aided by Calvin and three interesting women in the search for their father who disappeared during a government experiment. Their travels take them around the universe to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
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Plot: adventure, supernatural ability, young heroes, daring rescue, race against time, family, experiment gone awry, space travel, heroic mission, time travel, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom ...
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    User:   51%
 
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Twitches Too
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Duration: 94 min.
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The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe
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Duration: 95 min.
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Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
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    User:   38%
 
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Dinotopia
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 250 min.
Story: Carl and David, two boys flying a small aircraft over the ocean with their father, crash land near an uncharted island. The boys swim safely to shore, but their father unfortunately drowns in the crash. On their own, the brothers explore the island ...
Style: feel good, serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   43%
    User:   46%
 
Mio in the Land of Faraway
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, Soviet Union, Norway
Duration: 99 min.
Story: They're two best friends, a million miles from home. On an incredible adventure, beyond the boundaries of space and time. A fantasy about a lonely boy who is transferred from his dull life with his adoptive parents to the land where his real ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, humorous, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, mischievous children, knight, pirate, supernatural ability, family, young heroes, daring rescue, getting home, friendship, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil ...
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    User:   41%
 
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Kids of the Round Table
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in modern times, Alex finds King Arthur's sword Excalibur and must prove himself worthy of it.
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The White Pony
Genre: Family, Fantasy
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Duration: 93 min.
Story: The search for a mystical pony in Ireland.
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    User:   40%
 
The Gnome-Mobile
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric millionaire and his grandchildren are embroiled in the plights of some forest gnomes who are searching for the rest of their tribe. While helping them, the millionaire is suspected of being crazy because he's seeing gnomes! ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, light ...
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    User:   36%
 
The Storyteller: Greek Myths
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A storyteller in a labyrinth tells his dog the stories of Perseus and Medusa, Icarus and Daedalus, Theseus and the Minotaur, and Orpheus and Euridyce.
Style: semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, danger, family, escapades, heroes, imaginary, tragic hero, parents and children, imaginary kingdom, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   33%
 
The Polar Bear King
Genre: Family, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Norway, Sweden, Germany, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After his father is killed, Prince Valemon ascends the throne, only to be turned into a polar bear by a bitter witch who wants to be his queen.
Style: semi serious, feel good, exciting, touching, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: love affair, cinderella story, imaginary kingdom, family, wish come true, danger, adventure, escapades, king, supernatural, polar bear, curse ...
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Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The Snow Queen is a powerful story of friendship and the triumph of love over wickedness. The story follows a young woman who is forced to battle the wicked snow queen in order to save the soul of the man she loves.
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: hotel, pirate, family, young heroes, rescue, adventure, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, danger ...
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System:   37%
    User:   40%
 
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The Snow Queen
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 56 min.
Story: When Gerda befriends penniless Kay their growing friendship is cut short as one cold winter night a fragment of glass pierces Kay's eye, turning his heart cold. Enchanted by the Snow Queen he is swept away on her chariot over the glittering ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pirate, young heroes, family, daring rescue, rescue, adventure, friendship, cinderella story, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, wish come true ...
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Voyage of the Unicorn
Genre: Fantasy, Adventure
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 170 min.
Story: One day the Aislings find themselves magically transported to a ship called the Unicorn. Here, they discover that they've been chosen to fulfill an incredible quest! They undergo an incredible journey of discovery in strange lands with ...
Style: stylized, semi serious
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Plot: ship, adventure, adventurer, supernatural ability, young heroes, ancient mystery, curses spells and rituals, destiny, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, parallel world ...
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System:   36%
    User:   41%
 
The Legend of Galgameth
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Romania, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The kingdom of Donnegold is being subverted from within, and young prince Davin must defend against the traitors with the help of a legendary, metal-eating dragon called Galgameth.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, buddies, betrayal, true love, family, cinderella story, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, royal family, teenage life, coming of age, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages
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    User:   28%
 
The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Russo family and friends are headed to Tuscany, Italy, to meet their long lost relatives... but when Alex tries to prove she's more than a seemingly carefree young Wizard, she inadvertently conjures a spell that creates a Good Alex and an ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, stylized
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: supernatural ability, young heroes, family, save the day, save the world, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, imaginary, youth, family relations, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
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System:   34%
    User:   29%
 

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Ronia: The Robber's Daughter
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Ronya lives happily in her father's castle until she comes across a new playmate, Birk, in the nearby dark forest. The two explore the wilderness, braving dangerous Witchbirds and Rump-Gnomes. But when their families find out Birk and Ronja ...
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
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 ...
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Time: 40s, 1940s
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