Movies and TV shows like Fantasy Island

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Fantasy Island (1977)
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Fantasy Island (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Fantasy Island is the title of two separate but related American television series, both originally airing on the ABC television network.
Style: feel good, semi serious, captivating, exciting, entertaining, light, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, island, resort, wish come true, adventurer, dream come true, dwarf, escapades, mysterious place, mysterious character, magic, exotic locale, self discovery, human host, hopes, aviation, camp, desire, midget, holiday, mysterious man, pacific island, seaplane, little person
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: pacific ocean

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Most similar movies to Fantasy Island

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, feel good and exciting films and TV series with plots about adventure, escapades, family, youth, imaginary, friendship and magic mostly in Adventure, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Fantasy Island: Mako Mermaids (2013), H.R. Pufnstuf (1969), Flight 29 Down (2005), Just Add Magic (2015), Every Witch Way (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mako Mermaids (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Real-life mermaids, Sirena, Nixie and Lyla are part of a mermaid pod, which lives in the waters of Mako Island. As young members of the pod, it is their job to protect the Moon Pool and guard it from trespassers. But on the night of a full moon, the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, sentimental
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mermaid, island, supernatural romance, supernatural ability, friends, teenage life, merman, superhuman powers, friendship, save the day, adventure, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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50%
Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
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, humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, magic, adventure, mysterious character, dragon, heroes, legends and myths, adventurer, fairy, midget, giant, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
H.R. Pufnstuf (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: semi serious, fairy tale, humorous, stylized
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: island, puppet, magic, objects come to life, wizards and magicians, dragon, imaginary character, friends, friendship, kidnapping, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Flight 29 Down (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Flight 29 Down is a television series about a group of teenagers who are stranded on an island. It was produced by Discovery Kids. The show was created by Stan Rogow and D. J. MacHale. The executive producers are Rogow, MacHale, Shauna Shapiro ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, entertaining
Audience: family outing
Plot: air disaster, stranded on an island, survival, teenager, isolation, interracial relations, island, adventure, youth, escapades, teenage life, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Life is anything but normal for Gortimer and his two best friends, Ranger and Mel, as they navigate Normal Street - an ordinary suburb that has a hint of something magical just beneath the surface.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, friends, escapades, coming of age, best friends, supernatural, family, youth, magical, magic, group of friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Just Add Magic (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Kelly Quinn and her two BFF's, Darbie and Hannah, stumble upon her grandmother's mysterious cookbook in the attic and discover some far from ordinary recipes. When the Shut'em Up Shortcake silences Kelly's pesky little brother ...
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: magic, youth, friends, family, magic spell, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, supernatural, friendship, best friends, disorder, time travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Every Witch Way (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows 14-year-old Emma Alonso, as she moves to Miami and her life turns upside-down. Not only does she discover that she is a witch, she also has a crush on the boy next door, Daniel. But Daniel’s ex-girlfriend Maddie, who is an ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light, captivating
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: high school, teenage love, supernatural ability, family, fall in love, family relations, high school life, chosen one, youth, love and romance, magic, witch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Atlantis (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: exciting, serious, stylized, captivating, atmospheric
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: atlantis, legends and myths, adventure, greek mythology, escapades, young heroes, greek, imaginary kingdom, youth, family, island, mysterious place ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Life-Size (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
TV show
Story: After her mom's death, Casey pulls away from everyone in her life, including her emotionally distant dad. With help from a magic spell, she tries to bring her mother back from the dead; instead, Casey's words accidentally awaken one of her ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, teaching the ways of the world, doll, american football, mischievous children, adventure, wish come true, toy comes to life, young heroes, friendship, child's point of view, intergenerational friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The 10th Kingdom (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 417 min.
TV show
Story: Two centuries after Snow White and Cinderella had their adventures, the Nine Kingdoms ready themselves for the coronation of Prince Wendel, Snow White's grandson, to the throne of the Fourth Kingdom. But an evil once-queen has freed herself ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, feel good, scenic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: magical, good versus evil, adventure, fairy, journey, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, friendship, friends, escapades, parallel world, creature ...
Place: new york, virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Dinotopia (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Frank Scott, a wealthy American, crashes his plane into the Caribbean. His two teenaged sons, Karl and David, survive, only to find themselves castaways on Dinotopia. Karl and David are constantly at odds, even as they struggle to adjust to life in ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, kids
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, utopia, survival, escapades, siblings relations, family, lost world, air disaster, misfit, heroes, island ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Gulliver's Travels (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 186 min.
TV show
Story: Gulliver washes ashore on Lilliput and attempts to prevent war between that tiny kingdom and its equally-miniscule rival, Blefiscu, as well as smooth the way for the romance between the Princess and Prince of the opposing lands. In this he is ...
Style: serious, stylized, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: giant, imaginary kingdom, adventure, island, getting home, against the odds, fish out of water, escapades, rescue, dwarf, confined, satire ...
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Model Behavior (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
TV show
Story: This is a Disney Channel movie about two teenage girls, one an ordinary high school girl and the other a top teen model, who meet and switch places.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: teenage love, lifestyle, teenage life, fish out of water, coming of age, youth, misfit, switching roles, disorder, wish come true, eccentric family, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Prince Charming (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After an extramarital indiscretion, a fairy-tale prince and his sidekick are turned into frogs for all eternity or until the prince can convince a maiden to kiss and then marry him.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: cinderella story, adventure, curses spells and rituals, time travel, destiny, royal family, love and romance, disorder, romance, opposites attract, wooing, family ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Suite Life on Deck (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows twin brothers Zack and Cody Martin and hotel heiress London Tipton in a new setting, the SS Tipton, where they attend classes at "Seven Seas High" and meet Bailey Pickett while Mr. Moseby manages the ship. The ship ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, realistic, not serious, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: twins, ship, twin brother, family, family relations, siblings relations, adventure, lifestyle, disorder, teenage life, high school life, mischievous children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.3
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Turbo FAST (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: After Turbo the Snail's improbable win at the Indianapolis 500, the superfast racer finds his life forever changed after he returns from his victory tour. Namely, Tito, his human companion, has built Starlite City, a massive miniature city with ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: car race, super speed, friendship, adventure, against the odds, sport, contests and competitions, ambition, follow your dream, escapades, chase, insect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.0
 2K
Jumping Ship (2001)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Joseph, Matthew and Andrew Lawrence (TV's Brotherly Love) star in this thrilling, action-packed sequel to the Disney Channel Original Movie Horse Sense. It's first-class adventure on the high seas for Michael Woods (Joseph Lawrence) and ...
Style: exciting, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: pirate, resort, adventure, chase, treasure hunt, siblings relations, daring rescue, island, family life, parents and children, ship, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Thomas & Friends (1984)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Thomas & Friends is a British children's television series, which had its first broadcast on the ITV network on 4 September 1984. It is based on The Railway Series of books by the Reverend Wilbert Awdry and his son, Christopher Awdry. These ...
Style: humorous, light, funny, feel good, colourful ...
Audience: kids, toddlers
Plot: train, adventure, best friends, friendship, island, family relations, family life, friends, young heroes, parents and children, disorder, friend ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 2010s, 2000s, 21st century ...
Place: england, united kingdom, atlantic ocean, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Love Wrecked (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On a Caribbean cruise, Jenny (Bynes) is marooned on a beach with her rock and roll idol. Deliriously in love with the idea of time alone with him, she manages to hide the fact that they're a stone's throw away from their resort.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: resort, teenage love, love triangle, adventure, shipwreck, island, lie, marooned, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, stranded, escapades, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Knight in Camelot (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Yet another variation on Mark Twain's "A Connecticut Yankee At King Arthur's Court." Here, a computer malfunction causes a science researcher to be sent back in time with her laptop, which she uses to amaze the court.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: time travel, heroic mission, good versus evil, legends and myths, adventure, escapades, friendship, rivalry, family, heroes, fish out of water, disorder ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, usa, connecticut, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles is an American television series that aired on ABC from March 4, 1992, to July 24, 1993. Filming took place in various locations around Wilmington, North Carolina and on the campus of UNCW. The series was an Amblin ...
Style: humorous, captivating, exciting, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: adventurer, adventure, treasure hunter, heroes, youth, escapades, french, german, rivalry, travel, archaeologist, world war one ...
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
My Love From Another Star (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Do Min Joon is an otherworldly beauty, literally. After crash landing on Earth 400 years ago, Min Joon has diligently observed humans for centuries, ultimately coming to cynical conclusions. On top of being a super babe, Min Joon's got enhanced ...
Style: exciting, captivating, romantic, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, love affair, alien, love and romance, destiny, heroes, fall in love, romance, hopes, supernatural ability, singleness, immortal ...
Time: contemporary, 17th century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Emerald City (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A modern reimagining of the stories that lead to 'The Wizard of Oz'.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, breathtaking, twists and turns
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: magic, witch, vengeance, unlikely couple, escape, supernatural power, fantasy world, escapades, rescue, sword and sorcery, castle, magic wand ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Around the World in 80 Days (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, Germany, Italy, South Africa, UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Following an outrageous bet, Fogg and his valet, Passepartout, take on the legendary journey of circumnavigating the globe in just 80 days, swiftly joined by aspiring journalist Abigail Fix, who seizes the chance to report on this extraordinary ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining
Plot: adventurer, travel, around the world, travelogue, adventure, master and servant, escapades, master servant relationship, road trip, female journalist, bet, gentleman ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Nim's Island (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates with a reclusive author of the novel she's reading.
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, scenic, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: island, young heroes, little girl, family relations, adventure, exotic island, sea lion, rescue, agoraphobia, cruise, poacher, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, indonesia, singapore, patagonia, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Bedtime Stories (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Skeeter Bronson is a down-on-his-luck guy who's always telling bedtime stories to his niece and nephew. But his life is turned upside down when the fantastical stories he makes up for entertainment inexplicably turn into reality. Can a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: miraculous event, family, imaginary kingdom, wish come true, nothing goes right, life turned upside down, escapades, disorder, disney, adventure, imagination, uncle nephew relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, year 1974, 2000s ...
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Yonderland (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A bored young mum steps through a portal and discovers a world of incompetent knights, monks who are incapable of lying, and a race of people intent on firing the cleverest amongst them into the sun.
Style: exciting, light, humorous, feel good, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, escapades, family, bored housewife, magic, female protagonist, life philosophy, help, disorder, kindness, imaginary character ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Veritas, Prince of Truth (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA, UK, Puerto Rico, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Kern has to fight an evil menace that could destroy the earth when Veritas, his favorite comic book hero, comes to life and seeks his help.
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, self discovery, escapades, legends and myths, family, rivalry, injustice, battles, superhero, supernatural, friendship, child ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Tales from the Neverending Story (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 375 min.
TV show
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 ...
Style: stylized, touching, feel good, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, youth, escapades, self discovery, empress, save the kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Eloise at the Plaza (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: This is a comedy about a six-year-old girl who lives at a 5 star plaza and causes havoc.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: little girl, nanny, mischievous children, tutor, precocious child, hotel, adventure, family, family life, family relations, opposites attract, young heroes ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%