Movies and TV shows like Tales from the Neverending Story

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Tales from the Neverending Story (2001)
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: good versus evil, young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, family, 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 ...

Most similar movies to Tales from the Neverending Story

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, exciting, stylized and feel good films and TV series with plots about imaginary, escapades, adventure, family, imaginary kingdom, danger and heroes mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like Tales from the Neverending Story: The Silver Chair (1990), The Neverending Story III (1994), The Storyteller: Greek Myths (1990), The Color of Magic (2008), The NeverEnding Story (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Prince Caspian and the Voyage of the Dawn Treader (1989)
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: feel good, semi serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mouse, adventure, young heroes, heroic mission, family, imaginary kingdom, parallel world, righting the wronged, good versus evil, heroes, imaginary, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Silver Chair (1990)
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
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: parallel world, imaginary, adventure, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, heroic mission, legends and myths, good versus evil, heroes, hopes, rescue, kidnapping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
The Neverending Story II: The Next Chapter (1990)
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: semi serious, feel good, stylized, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: fantasy world, book, good versus evil, sorceress, giant, dragon, reading, adventure, friendship, empress, invisibility, family ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe (1988)
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: serious, exciting, offbeat, stylized
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, parallel world, young heroes, queen, good versus evil, adventure, curses spells and rituals, family, heroic mission, danger, escapades, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
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 ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, feel good, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fairy, imaginary, adventure, family, legends and myths, mysterious character, heroes, rivalry, youth, family relations, giant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Neverending Story III (1994)
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, stylized, awful ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: fantasy world, magic, book, good versus evil, adventure, family, small town, young heroes, friendship, flying, dragon, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Storyteller: Greek Myths (1990)
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: exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: greek, monster, adventure, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, danger, family, escapades, heroes, imaginary, tragic hero, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Color of Magic (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: As Rincewind involuntarily becomes a guide to the naive tourist Twoflower, they find themselves forced to flee the city of Ankh-Morpork to escape a terrible fire, and begin on a journey across the Disc. Unknown to them, their journey & fate ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, light, clever ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, adventure, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, magic, heroic mission, imaginary, danger, heroes, wizards, witch ...
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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The NeverEnding Story (1984)
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: feel good, atmospheric, offbeat, fairy tale, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, dragon, good versus evil, escapades, giant, oracle, fantasy world, on the road, magic, heroic mission, book ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Tommy Tricker and the Stamp Traveller (1988)
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
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friends, part animation, miniaturization, boy, mischievous children, adventure, pirate, travel, young heroes, family, rescue, imaginary kingdom ...
Place: australia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Kids of the Round Table (1995)
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.
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: time travel, good versus evil, adventure, young heroes, palaces castles and temples, family, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, legends and myths, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Snow White: The Fairest of Them All (2001)
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, snow white, evil witch, single parent, genie, parents and children, family, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, romance, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 8.4
 594
The Odyssey (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Odyssey is a Canadian-produced half-hour adventure-fantasy television series for children, originally broadcast 1992-94 on CBC Television. It starred Illya Woloshyn as Jay Ziegler, Ashleigh Aston Moore as Donna/Alpha, Tony Sampson as ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, feel good
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: adventure, getting home, child as adult, family, fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, escapades, imaginary, youth, imaginary character, coma, alternate dimension ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Five Children and It (2004)
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: gothic, semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: fairy, wish fulfillment, mischievous children, young heroes, family, adventure, parents and children, siblings relations, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, fish out of water ...
Time: year 1917, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Storyteller (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 225 min.
Story: The StoryTeller is a live-action/puppet television series. It was an American/British co-production which originally aired in 1988 and was created and produced by Jim Henson. Reruns of The StoryTeller episodes were featured in some episodes of The ...
Style: exciting, feel good, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: legends and myths, imaginary kingdom, family, adventure, curses spells and rituals, danger, in the woods, palaces castles and temples, children, escapades, imaginary, fairy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.2
 2K
Spellbinder (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, Poland
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Spellbinder is a fantasy teen drama/science fiction television series, produced by Film Australia & Telewizja Polska in association with the Australian Children's Television Foundation. The series is a 1995 serial of 26 episodes, ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, tense, twists and turns, captivating ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: parallel world, adventure, danger, teenager, wizards and magicians, young heroes, getting home, escapades, friendship, rivalry, family, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Knights of Bloodsteel (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: The adventure is set in the sorcerous land of Mirabilis, where a populace of elves, goblins, dwarves and humans hanker for the mystical element Bloodsteel; an ore with magical ability-giving properties. When a ruthless band of soldiers led by the ...
Style: epic, exciting, semi serious, atmospheric
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, master warrior, superhuman powers, danger, rivalry, dragon, elf, sorceress, oracle, goblin, master villain ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.3
 9K
Alice (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 184 min.
Story: Everything you know about Alice's adventures in Wonderland is about to be turned upside down in this modern-day miniseries event. Stars Kathy Bates, Caterina Scorsone, Matt Frewer, Harry Dean Stanton and Tim Curry.
Style: atmospheric, offbeat, bleak, exciting, fairy tale ...
Plot: imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, adventure, fish out of water, danger, imaginary, getting home, life turned upside down, good versus evil, rivalry, disorder, twentysomething life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 6K
Earthsea (2004)
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Adventure
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A reckless youth is destined to become the greatest sorcerer that the mystical land of Earthsea has ever known...
Style: epic, serious, stylized, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dragon, island, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, magic, doppelganger, amulet, prophecy, supernatural ability, adventure, village, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A boy's life is turned upside down when he learns that he is the last of a group of immortal warriors who have dedicated their lives to fighting the forces of the dark.
Style: epic, stylized, serious, exciting, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, good versus evil, time travel, adventure, supernatural ability, family, destiny, immortality, heroic mission, coming of age, danger, heroes ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)
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, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, mischievous children, adventure, young heroes, pinocchio, parent child relationship, school, love, teaching the ways of the world, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, wish come true ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 10K
Atlantis (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A fantasy drama set in a world of legendary heroes and mythical creatures. Far from home and desperate for answers, Jason washes up on the shores of an ancient land. A mysterious place; a world of bull leaping, of snake haired goddesses and of ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, captivating, atmospheric
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: atlantis, greek mythology, legends and myths, adventure, young heroes, danger, imaginary kingdom, family, youth, escapades, greek, mysterious place ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 363
The Snow Queen (2005)
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: young heroes, pirate, family, daring rescue, rescue, adventure, friendship, cinderella story, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, wish come true ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 5.8
 3K
Twitches Too (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Reunited witch twins Camryn and Alex adjust to their new life as supernatural beings while at the same time trying to maintain a normal existence in this sequel to the magical Disney Channel original movie Twitches. But they soon find themselves ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: witch, wizards and magicians, superhuman powers, family, siblings relations, missing father, curses spells and rituals, adventure, danger, imaginary, family relations, starting over ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 845
The Blue Bird (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Soviet Union
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pair of peasant children, Mytyl and her brother Tyltyl, are led on a magical quest for the fabulous Blue Bird of Happiness by the Fairy Berylune. On their journey, they are accompanied by the humanized presences of a Dog, a Cat, Light, Fire, ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, feel good, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, adventure, obsessive quest, family, imaginary kingdom, escapades, imaginary, youth, self discovery, siblings relations, family relations, diamond ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
H.R. Pufnstuf (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: H.R. Pufnstuf is a children's television series produced by Sid and Marty Krofft in the United States. It was the first Krofft live-action, life-size puppet program. The seventeen episodes were originally broadcast from September 6, 1969 to ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: island, puppet, magic, puppets, supernatural ability, adventure, young heroes, good versus evil, family, friendship, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 67K
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, serious, fairy tale, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, adventurer, family, imaginary, parents and children, disappearance, young heroes, book, heroes, kidnapping, eavesdropping, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Voyage of the Unicorn (2001)
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: semi serious, stylized
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventurer, supernatural ability, young heroes, imaginary kingdom, parallel world, ship, adventure, ancient mystery, curses spells and rituals, destiny, heroic mission, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Great Land of Small (1986)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two children enter a fantasy kingdom and are confronted by evil forces.
Style: semi serious, feel good, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, adventure, imaginary kingdom, family, escapades, imaginary, youth, rescue, danger, surrealism, king, queen ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Wrinkle in Time (2003)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 171 min.
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: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: space travel, time travel, good versus evil, supernatural, adventure, supernatural ability, young heroes, daring rescue, race against time, family, experiment gone awry, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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