Movies and TV shows like Arthur 1996

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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, Short, Comedy, Family
USA
25 min.
 8.4
Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town
Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
USA, Japan
48 min.
 7.8
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and touching films and TV series with plots about family, friends, youth, disorder, friendship, escapades and family relations mostly in Family, Animation and Comedy genres. Some movies like Arthur: The Berenstain Bears (2002), The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974), Clifford's Really Big Movie (2004), The Care Bears Movie (1985), Tarzan 2 (2005). 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: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: in the woods, parents and children, siblings relations, family, animal life, imaginary, youth, family relations, bear, babies and infants, mischievous children, family life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   99%
 
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, family, rescue, friendship, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, santa claus, christmas, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil ...
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System:   84%
    User:   71%
 
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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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: mischievous children, island, family, odd couple, adventure, rescue, friendship, parents and children, family life, fish out of water, misfit, family relations ...
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System:   81%
    User:   94%
 
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: semi serious, feel good, 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:   79%
    User:   64%
 
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
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Plot: mischievous children, oldies, family, rescue, friendship, imaginary kingdom, when the parents are away, animal life, winnie the pooh, rabbit, tiger, christmas ...
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System:   74%
    User:   75%
 
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, babies and infants, island, best friends, children, mischievous children, childhood, rescue, young heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   82%
 
 5.6
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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
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System:   67%
    User:   58%
 
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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:   67%
    User:   63%
 
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, adventure, rescue, friendship, heroic mission, animal life, winnie the pooh, halloween, fish out of water, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   72%
 
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, young heroes, village, family, rescue, friendship, parents and children, imaginary kingdom, foundling, santa claus, surrealism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   67%
 
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, young heroes, family, friendship, adventure, rescue, heroic mission, family life, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   55%
 
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: goofy hero, adventure, mischievous children, orphan, young heroes, imaginary kingdom, wish come true, family, santa claus, family life, fish out of water, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   56%
 
The Backyardigans
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 24 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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, stylized, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, unlikely partners, family, young heroes, adventure, good versus evil, friendship, rescue, parents and children, family life, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   61%
 
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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 ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, family, magic, chase, good versus evil, mischievous children, talking animals, children, odd couple, childhood, mental institution, disney ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   66%
 
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, family, rescue, music, friendship, adventure, danger, heroes, youth, mischievous children ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   48%
 
 5.6
 612
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:   55%
    User:   60%
 
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 4K
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: parents and children, family life, imaginary kingdom, family, royal family, animal life, imaginary, family relations, mischievous children, siblings relations, state affairs, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   50%
 
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: anti heroes, adventure, dinosaur, benign alien, dangerous animal, family, mischievous children, young heroes, getting home, friendship, surrealism, rescue ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   46%
 
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The Little Mermaid
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Disney's The Little Mermaid is an American animated television series produced by Walt Disney Television Animation based on the 1989 Disney film of the same name. It features the adventures of Ariel as a mermaid prior to the events of the film. ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: mermaid, ocean or sea, friendship, parents and children, family, imaginary kingdom, teenage life, coming of age, escapades, underwater, imaginary, youth ...
Time: 1830s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   55%
 
 5.9
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Stuart Little
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The adventures of a heroic and debonair stalwart mouse named Stuart Little with human qualities, who faces some comic misadventures while searching for his lost bird friend and living with a human family as their child.
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adoption, family, kids and family, adventure, talking animals, mouse, mischievous children, cat, chase, children, animals, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   42%
 
 6.3
 4K
Prancer
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jessica, the daughter of an impoverished apple farmer, still believes in Santa Claus. So when she comes across a reindeer with an injured leg, it makes perfect sense to her to assume that it is Prancer, who had fallen from a Christmas display in ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, christmas, holiday, small town, father daughter relationship, mischievous children, countryside, children, young heroes, childhood, friendship, single father ...
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   42%
 
 7.5
 15K
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
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:   46%
    User:   41%
 
Winnie the Pooh: Seasons of Giving
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A collection of Winnie the Pooh's memorable holiday adventures, as Winnie, Piglet, and Tigger set out to find the right ingredients for Winter, Rabbit learns how to manage a complicated Thanksgiving dinner, and everyone gets a special visit ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: babies and infants, family, best friends, friendship, adventure, buddies, winnie the pooh, kangaroo, rabbit, tiger, donkey, christmas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   44%
 
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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, young heroes, family, friendship, imaginary, youth, supernatural, friends, babies and infants, mischievous children, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1960s, 1990s, 1940s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   51%
 
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
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System:   44%
    User:   50%
 
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Young Rudolph suffers a childhood accident that sees his nose turn from the publicly accepted norm of black to a glowing red colour. His parents worry about him getting teased, and indeed he does in the end. When he is beaten in the reindeer games ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: young heroes, friendship, imaginary kingdom, escapades, family, imaginary, adventure, disorder, friends, underdog, parents and children, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   36%
 
A Charlie Brown Christmas
Genre: Animation, Short, 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, humorous, semi serious, feel good, earnest ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, family, children, friendship, childhood, friends, youth, pets, greed, storytelling, young heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   42%
 
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: daring rescue, adventure, in the woods, friendship, lake or river, heroic mission, family, animal life, fish out of water, escapades, heroes, friends ...
Place: usa
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System:   42%
    User:   37%
 

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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 ...
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System:   42%
    User:   43%
 
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: young heroes, ballet, race against time, parents and children, family, siblings relations, imaginary kingdom, wish come true, barbie, princess, escapades, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   50%
 
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