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The Adventures of Alfred J. Quack (1989)
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The Adventures of Alfred J. Quack
Original name: Alfred J. Kwak
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Netherlands, Japan, West Germany
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Alfred J. Kwak is a cartoon television series based on a Dutch theatre show by Herman van Veen and was co-produced by VARA, Telecable Benelux B.V. and TV Tokyo and first shown in 1989. It consists of 52 episodes. The series characters were designed by Harald Siepermann. There are also toys and a comic based on the animated series. The series has been broadcast in many countries and has been dubbed and subtitled in Dutch, French, Japanese, Greek, English, Italian, Spanish, Hebrew, Arabic, Hungarian, Finnish, Serbian, Polish, German, Swedish, Danish, Icelandic, Chinese, Czech, Korean and Norwegian. In 1991, Herman van Veen won the Goldene Kamera award for the cartoon.
Style: clever, serious, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: young heroes, adventure, escapades, youth, family, orphan, friendship, animal life, politics, injustice, coming of age, heroes, imaginary, society, state affairs, friends, dealer, refugees, dictatorship, treason, german, atlantis, collaboration, mole, traffic accident ...
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, feel good, semi serious and humorous films and TV series with plots about escapades, family, adventure, youth, young heroes, friendship and heroes mostly in Animation, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Adventures of Alfred J. Quack: Shark Bait (2006), Zarafa (2012), Tarzan 2 (2005), Peter and the Wolf (1995), My Neighbor Totoro (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Shark Bait
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Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 77 min.
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Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 78 min.
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My Neighbor Totoro
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Duration: 86 min.
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