Movies and TV shows like Fantasy Island 1977

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Fantasy Island (1977)
 6.5
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Fantasy Island (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, mysterious place, escapades, mysterious character, magic, exotic locale, self discovery, hopes, human host, aviation, camp, holiday, midget, mysterious man, desire, seaplane, pacific island
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: pacific ocean

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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 family, escapades, adventure, youth, imaginary, friendship and heroes mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like Fantasy Island: Eastwick (2009), H.R. Pufnstuf (1969), Flight 29 Down (2005), Life-Size (2000), Mako Mermaids (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Eastwick (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Eastwick is a 2009 television series based on John Updike's novel The Witches of Eastwick. The series was developed by Maggie Friedman, and starred Paul Gross as the infamous Darryl Van Horne, alongside Jaime Ray Newman, Lindsay Price, and ...
Style: atmospheric, dark humor, semi serious, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: witch, small town, magic, mysterious character, good versus evil, supernatural, supernatural ability, introspection, friendship, battle of the sexes, escapades, occult ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: humorous, stylized, fairy tale, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: puppet, island, magic, wizards and magicians, heroes, young heroes, good versus evil, youth, hopes, family, rivalry, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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, humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, imaginary, adventure, fairy, mysterious character, heroes, giant, legends and myths, magic, miniature person, midget, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Flight 29 Down (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
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: serious, captivating, realistic, entertaining, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: air disaster, survival, teenager, island, adventure, isolation, escapades, youth, danger, stranded on an island, interracial relations, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 5.6
 8K
Life-Size (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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, humorous, touching, semi serious, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: curses spells and rituals, doll, teaching the ways of the world, mischievous children, adventure, wish come true, toy comes to life, young heroes, child's point of view, intergenerational friendship, friendship, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Mako Mermaids (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
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, humorous, entertaining, semi serious, sentimental
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mermaid, island, supernatural ability, supernatural romance, friendship, imaginary, teenage life, friends, adventure, youth, siren, fish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Gulliver's Travels (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 186 min.
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, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: giant, imaginary kingdom, adventure, getting home, against the odds, fish out of water, island, rescue, escapades, confined, satire, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
A Knight in Camelot (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 90 min.
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, feel good, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, heroic mission, imaginary, good versus evil, legends and myths, friendship, escapades, adventure, rivalry, disorder, fish out of water, family ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, connecticut, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Model Behavior (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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, eccentric family, switching roles, wish come true, disorder, misfit, coming of age, youth, dual role ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, adventure, chase, danger, siblings relations, parents and children, resort, family life, island, disorder, daring rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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, light, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: adventure, friendship, supernatural, escapades, coming of age, best friends, youth, family, street, friends, friend
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Just Add Magic (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
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, touching, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic spell, magic, youth, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, friends, family, supernatural, friendship, best friends, imaginary, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Eloise at the Plaza (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This is a comedy about a six-year-old girl who lives at a 5 star plaza and causes havoc.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: little girl, nanny, mischievous children, precocious child, hotel, adventure, family, family life, family relations, young heroes, opposites attract, brat ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Veritas, Prince of Truth (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Mexico, USA
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, light, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, self discovery, escapades, rivalry, family, danger, battles, injustice, legends and myths, superhero, friendship, supernatural ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, fantasy world, heroic mission, adventure, young heroes, self discovery, curses spells and rituals, danger, escapades, youth, empress ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Princess of Thieves (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sherwood forest has a courageous new hero - Gwyn, the daughter of Robin Hood. Possessing the cunning skills of her legendary father and the beauty and intelligence of her mother Maid Marian, Gwyn is anxious to follow in her father's footsteps. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, tense, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: tough girl, heroes, robin hood, rescue, royal family, folk hero, good versus evil, dishonesty, escapades, adventure, assassination, woman fights a man ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.5
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Dinotopia (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, danger, utopia, survival, escapades, siblings relations, misfit, heroes, island, love interest, animal life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.2
 12K
Emerald City (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, fantasy world, sword and fantasy, evil witch, wizard of oz, rescue, escapades, sword and sorcery ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.6
 5K
Dinotopia (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 250 min.
Story: Carl and David, two boys flying a small aircraft over the ocean with their father, crash land near an uncharted island. The boys swim safely to shore, but their father unfortunately drowns in the crash. On their own, the brothers explore the island ...
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, colourful, serious
Audience: pre-teens, teens, family outing, kids
Plot: dinosaur, utopia, island, adventure, expedition, presumed dead, imaginary kingdom, adventurer, friendship, heroic mission, good versus evil, getting home ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Isle Of Man
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mr. Conductor's supply of magic gold dust, which allows him to travel between Shining Time and Thomas's island, is critically low. Unfortunately, he doesn't know how to get more. Meanwhile, Thomas is fending off attacks by the nasty ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, whimsical, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: train, imaginary kingdom, friendship, family, adventure, rivalry, danger, escapades, rescue, good versus evil, youth, young heroes ...
Time: 2000s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The 10th Kingdom (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 417 min.
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, feel good, exciting, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: fairy, adventure, good versus evil, creature, magical, supernatural ability, journey, imaginary, mythology, parallel world, friendship, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: new york, virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, exciting, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: adventure, treasure hunter, heroes, adventurer, youth, escapades, german, french, rivalry, travel, archaeologist, world war one ...
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.4
 666
Geppetto (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a man wishes for a son, he learns what it means to be a father.
Style: humorous, stylized, feel good, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: puppet, mischievous children, young heroes, family relations, friendship, parents and children, child in peril, youth, escapades, family, miraculous event, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 5.9
 80
A Dog's Tale (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anything is possible when the Professor tells Tim about a supernova that grants wishes. Unfortunately, when Tim's wish doesn't go as planned, he finds himself in a dog's body!
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, mischievous children, wish come true, escapades, heroes, treasure hunt, animal life, child as adult, daring rescue, hopes, family life, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Jack and the Beanstalk (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A fairy tale character who is about to flunk out of fairy tale school, Jack must perform a heroic deed by Monday or fail miserably, just like his father before him. Anxious to make good, Jack sells his C.O.W. (Computer of Wonder) for a handful of ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, giant, young heroes, legends and myths, danger, youth, escapades, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, family, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.6
 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: exciting, serious, stylized, captivating, atmospheric
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: atlantis, adventure, greek mythology, escapades, young heroes, danger, legends and myths, imaginary kingdom, greek, fantasy world, youth, island ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Every Witch Way (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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, captivating, light
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: high school, teenage love, fall in love, supernatural ability, single parent, youth, chosen one, family, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Spain, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 17-year-old Mariah Mundi's life is turned upside down when his parents vanish and his younger brother is kidnapped. Following a trail of clues to the darkly majestic Prince Regent Hotel, Mariah discovers a hidden realm of child-stealing ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, entertaining
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: life turned upside down, adventure, adventurer, steampunk, teenage life, missing person, family in danger, escapades, young heroes, youth, chase, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1880s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Powerful magic cast by Alex spells trouble for the Russo's. The kids must go on an adventure to save their family and their existence.
Style: feel good, stylized, humorous, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, magic, hereditary gift of witchcraft, teenage life, supernatural ability, island, family vacation, sibling rivalry, memory loss, parents and children, family, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.8
 1K
Yonderland (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 22 min.
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, humorous, sincere, feel good, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, escapades, family, bored housewife, kindness, female protagonist, life philosophy, help, disorder, magic, imaginary character ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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