Movies and TV shows like Arthur

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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, kids, family outing
Plot: school, mischievous children, youth, family, friendship, parents and children, siblings relations, escapades, imaginary, family relations, friends, elementary school, getting along, supportive parent, family values, childhood, animal life, young heroes, prodigy, best friends, misfit, best friend, brother sister relationship, anthropomorphism, little boy ...
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A Charlie Brown Christmas
Animation, Comedy, Family
USA
25 min.
 8.4
The Year Without a Santa Claus
Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
USA
51 min.
 7.9
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Most similar movies to Arthur

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and touching films and TV series with plots about family, friends, youth, disorder, family relations, young heroes and escapades mostly in Animation, Family and Comedy genres. Some movies like Arthur: The Berenstain Bears (2002), Clifford's Really Big Movie (2004), The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974), Casper: A Spirited Beginning (1997), Peter and the Wolf (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Berenstain Bears
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A fun-loving family of bears whose love, loyalty and humour allows them to overcome any obstacle that finds its way down their sunny dirt road. They demonstrate time and time again that, no matter what the problem may be, the love, understanding, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: in the woods, parents and children, family, siblings relations, animal life, imaginary, youth, family relations, bear, babies and infants, mischievous children, family life ...
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Clifford's Really Big Movie
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Clifford overhears Mr. Bleakman say that feeding him must cost a lot of money. A carnival act called "Larry's Amazing Animals" has just been in town, and the animals in the show told Clifford about an animal contest with a prize of a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: island, mischievous children, family, odd couple, rescue, adventure, friendship, parents and children, family life, fish out of water, misfit, family relations ...
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System:   89%
    User:   100%
 
The Year Without a Santa Claus
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Feeling forgotten by the children of the world, old St. Nick decides to skip his gift-giving journey and take a vacation. Mrs. Claus and two spunky little elves, Jingle and Jangle, set out to see to where all the season's cheer has disappeared. ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, christmas special
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: mischievous children, young heroes, rescue, family, friendship, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, christmas, santa claus, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil ...
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System:   81%
    User:   96%
 
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Winnie the Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: It's Christmastime in the Hundred Acre Wood and all of the gang is getting ready with presents and decorations. The gang makes a list of what they want for Christmas and send it to Santa Claus - except that Pooh forgot to ask for something. So ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: mischievous children, oldies, rescue, family, friendship, imaginary kingdom, when the parents are away, animal life, rabbit, tiger, christmas, winnie the pooh ...
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    User:   69%
 
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:   79%
    User:   93%
 
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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   86%
 
Peter and the Wolf
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Sergei Prokofiev's symphonic masterpiece, first performed in Russia in 1936, has been lauded not only for the spectacular musical score, but also for the story itself--of a young boy who outwits a wily wolf. George Daugherty brings this ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: dangerous animal, in the woods, young heroes, rescue, family, friendship, music, adventure, danger, heroes, youth, mischievous children ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   87%
 
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Pippi Longstocking
Genre: Animation, Family, Musical, Comedy
Country: Sweden, Germany, Canada
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Pippi is a little girl who lives in her house with her horse and her monkey, while her father is sailing the seas.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: friendship, mischievous children, village, pirate, ocean or sea, young heroes, family, rescue, treasure hunt, imaginary kingdom, coming of age, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   90%
 
Casper and Friends
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Story: Follow the adventures of the world's friendliest ghost, Casper, and his friends Wendy the Good Little Witch, Baby Huey, Little Audrey and more, in this spook-tacular cartoon collection!
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: ghost, supernatural ability, family, young heroes, friendship, imaginary, youth, supernatural, friends, babies and infants, mischievous children, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1960s, 1990s, 1950s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   88%
 
Christmas Is Here Again
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When the evil Krad steals Santa's toy bag, he crushes the holiday spirit- and over time, the world's children forget all about Christmas. Now, a wide-eyed orphan and her band of friends will embark on the polar adventure of a lifetime, as ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: goofy hero, adventure, mischievous children, orphan, young heroes, imaginary kingdom, family, wish come true, santa claus, family life, fish out of water, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   65%
 
The Backyardigans
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Meet five lively animal friends who love to sing, dance and use their imaginations to embark on outrageous adventures to magical places.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, stylized, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, family, unlikely partners, young heroes, adventure, good versus evil, friendship, rescue, parents and children, family life, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   83%
 
Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A postman, S.D. Kluger, decides to answer some of the most common questions about Santa Claus, and tells us about a small baby named Kris who is raised by a family of elf toymakers named Kringle. When Kris grew up, he wanted to deliver toys to the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good, christmas special
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: factory, mischievous children, village, young heroes, family, rescue, friendship, parents and children, imaginary kingdom, christmas, surrealism, wedding ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   87%
 
A Charlie Brown Christmas
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: When Charlie Brown complains about the overwhelming materialism that he sees amongst everyone during the Christmas season, Lucy suggests that he become director of the school Christmas pageant. Charlie Brown accepts, but is a frustrating struggle. ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good, earnest ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, family, children, friendship, childhood, friends, youth, pets, greed, storytelling, young heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   80%
 
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The Land Before Time IX: Journey to the Big Water
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Beloved dinosaurs Littlefoot, Cera, Spike, Petrie and Ducky return in this story about the wonders of discovery that features new songs, including Donny Osmond's "No One Has to Be Alone."
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: anti heroes, mischievous children, family, young heroes, friendship, rescue, adventure, heroic mission, family life, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   59%
 
Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A full length animated film for all the family to enjoy. Pooh gets confused when Christopher Robin leaves him a note to say that he has gone back to school after the holidays. So Pooh, Piglet, Tigger, Eeyore and Rabbit go in search of Christopher ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, friendship, school, family, island, babies and infants, best friends, children, mischievous children, childhood, rescue, young heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   75%
 
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Babar
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Babar is a Canadian/French/Japanese animated television series produced in Quebec, Canada by Nelvana Limited and The Clifford Ross Company. It premiered in 1989 on CBC and HBO, subsequently was rerun on HBO Family and Qubo. The series is based on ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: parents and children, family life, family, imaginary kingdom, royal family, animal life, imaginary, family relations, mischievous children, siblings relations, state affairs, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   61%
 
Go, Diego! Go!
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Go, Diego, Go! is a children's television series created by Chris Gifferd and Valerie Walsh, and is a spin-off of Dora the Explorer. The show premiered on September 6, 2005 and ended on September 16, 2011 on Nickelodeon. It also aired as part ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventurer, young heroes, family, friendship, escapades, heroes, youth, friends, best friends, mischievous children, siblings relations, forces of nature ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   81%
 
Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: King Randolph sends for his cousin Duchess Rowena to help turn his daughters, Princess Genevieve and her 11 sisters, into better ladies. But the Duchess takes away all the sisters fun, including the sisters favorite pastime: dancing.Thinking all ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: young heroes, ballet, race against time, family, parents and children, siblings relations, imaginary kingdom, wish come true, princess, barbie, escapades, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   66%
 
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Doug
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, France
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Doug is an American animated sitcom created by Jim Jinkins and co-produced by his studio, Jumbo Pictures. The show's plotline centers around the surreal and imaginative exploits of its title character, Douglas "Doug" Funnie, who ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: sitcom, buddies, school, small town life, family life, family, small town, youth, family relations, friends, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   71%
 
Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: With school out for the summer, the Littles are vacationing in a cabin by the lake, and Stuart is so excited he could burst! But when Snowbell the cat is captured by a mean-spirited creature known simply as the Beast, it's up to Stuart and a ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: daring rescue, adventure, friendship, in the woods, family, heroic mission, lake or river, animal life, fish out of water, escapades, heroes, friends ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   57%
 
Baby Looney Tunes
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Baby Looney Tunes is an American animated television series showing the Looney Tunes characters as babies. It was produced by Warner Bros. Animation. The show premiered on WB stations usually before or after the Kids' WB! block on September 7, ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: babies and infants, goofy hero, family, mischievous children, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, adoption, escapades, heroes, youth, friends, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   56%
 
Lotte from Gadgetville
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Estonia, Latvia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Somewhere in Europe by a great sea stands a small village, where inventing all manner of domestic gadgets is held in great esteem. The villagers organize an annual competition of new inventions. One of the best inventors in the village is Oskar, the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, sentimental
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: contests and competitions, friendship, village, inventions and discoveries, family, escapades, friends, young heroes, getting home, parents and children, village life, ambition ...
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   68%
 
The Fairly OddParents
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Fairly OddParents is an American animated television series created by Butch Hartman for Nickelodeon. The series revolves around Timmy Turner, a 10-year old boy who is granted two fairy godparents named Cosmo and Wanda. The series started out as ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, exciting, dark humor
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: mischievous children, fairy, young heroes, parents and children, wish come true, family, escapades, heroes, imaginary, youth, family relations, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   76%
 
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The Land Before Time X: The Great Longneck Migration
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A bedtime story leads Littlefoot and his grandparents on a journey to a new land, where Littlefoot discovers someone who vanished before he was born: his father! Now Littlefoot must decide between two worlds. Will he leave to be with his friends in ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: adventure, anti heroes, dinosaur, benign alien, family, dangerous animal, mischievous children, young heroes, getting home, friendship, surrealism, rescue ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   58%
 
Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Santa Claus, Mickey Mouse and all his Disney pals star in an original movie about the importance of opening your heart to the true spirit of Christmas. Stubborn old Donald tries in vain to resist the joys of the season, and Mickey and Pluto learn a ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: young heroes, rescue, friendship, family, parents and children, adventure, teaching the ways of the world, imaginary kingdom, christmas, fish out of water, imaginary, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   67%
 
Winnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Spring has sprung, and baby Roo is excited to get out and explore and make new friends. But Rabbit seems preoccupied with spring cleaning, instead of embracing his usual role of playing Easter Bunny. Leave it to Roo to show Rabbit -- through love -- ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: babies and infants, best friends, family, adventure, buddies, mischievous children, young heroes, friendship, rescue, winnie the pooh, easter, coming of age ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   73%
 
Charlie Brown's Christmas Tales
Genre: Animation, Short, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 18 min.
Story: Tis the season for the cheer and charm of the Peanuts kids - and this delight special offers five segments full of unforgettable moments. Snoopy works as a bell-ringer to raise money and tries making peace with the ferocious cat next door. Linus ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, christmas special
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: school, best friends, buddies, mischievous children, family, young heroes, family relations, friends, disorder, pets, social misfits, obsessive quest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   61%
 
The Care Bears Movie
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The Care Bears have their work cut out for them, because Nicolas, a lonely magician's assistant, is about to fall under the evil influence of a bad spirit who lives in an ancient magic book -- it seems Nicolas will do just about anything for ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching, sweet ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, toddlers, family outing
Plot: adventure, family, friendship, children, storytelling, mischievous children, animals, young heroes, innocence lost, happy ending, magic, childhood ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   50%
 

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Tiny Toon Adventures
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Tiny Toon Adventures, is an American animated comedy television series produced by Amblin Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation and was broadcast from September 14, 1990 through May 28, 1995. It follows the adventures of a group of young cartoon ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: goofy hero, family, unlikely partners, friendship, adventure, parallel world, family life, escapades, misfit, rivalry, disorder, friends ...
Time: 1990s
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System:   62%
    User:   61%
 
The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
Story: The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack is an American animated television series created by Thurop Van Orman for Cartoon Network that premiered on June 5, 2008, and ended on August 30, 2010. On April 20, 2012, this series returned to Cartoon ...
Style: feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, mischievous children, island, family, young heroes, adventure, friendship, family life, escapades, youth, friends, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   61%
 
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