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Jim and the Pirates (1987)
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Jim and the Pirates (1987)
Original name: Jim & piraterna Blom
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jim Olsson, eight years old, lives in a small, boring town.His father has passed away recently but comes back in Jim's fantasies to tell stories. In his daydreams Jim has all kinds of adventures.
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, ghost, youth, supernatural, family, family relations, parents and children, small town life, dealing with death, small town, social relations, pirate, death, restaurant, surrealism, dreaming, afterlife
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe

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Most similar movies to Jim and the Pirates

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and touching films with plots about family, youth, family relations, adventure, young heroes, friends and family life mostly in Family, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Jim and the Pirates: Mr. Troop Mom (2009), Down and Derby (2005), Beethoven's 5th (2003), Bert: The Last Virgin (1995), Hildegarde, a Duck Down Under (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Clever Little Girl Like Lotta (1992)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Lotta is a five old girl living in Sweden with her mother, father, brother and sister. She is living the very normal life of all children of her age...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, youth, family, mischievous children, riding a bicycle, rebelliousness, parents and children, children, female director
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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95%
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Mr. Troop Mom (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Public Defender Eddie is a widower with a 13 year-old daughter, Naomi. A classic workaholic, Eddie has been M.I.A. for most of Naomi's big moments. But when an unfortunately timed accident gives Eddie the opportunity to become the "Team ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: parents and children, family life, treasure hunt, family, siblings relations, family relations, friends, camp, youth, summer camp, forest, prank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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51%
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Down and Derby (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A local Pinewood Derby competition transforms an average group of dads into overzealous rivals desperate to build the winning car. As egos swell, the kids are lucky if they get to pick the paint color. While the dads are busy with outlandish ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: ambition, rivalry, disorder, optimism, family, athlete's life, contests and competitions, parents and children, child as adult, family life, sport team, underdog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Beethoven's 5th (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When Sara takes Beethoven to spend summer vacation with wacky Uncle Freddie in an old mining town, the mischievous canine "digs up" the missing clue to a legendary hidden fortune of Rita and Moe ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family relations, dog, family life, friendship, friends, family, best friends, chase, partners, escapades, youth, odd couple ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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When Zachary Beaver Came to Town (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Zachary Beaver, a sideshow attraction also known as the world's fattest boy, arrives in the sleepy town of Granger, Texas.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, teenage life, self discovery, mischievous children, parents and children, family relations, best friends, youth, young heroes, family, starting over, friendship between boys ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Bert: The Last Virgin (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film is based on a series of immensely popular Swedish children's books, about the boy Bert, who is just hitting puberty and having the usual problems with it. But that's where the usual ends abruptly.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: looking for sex, teenage love, high school, parents and children, teenage life, youth, love and romance, family, coming of age, romance, loss of virginity, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Hildegarde, a Duck Down Under (2001)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A family's adventure to save one of their own - their beloved pet duck.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, young heroes, adventure, heroes, rescue, family life, youth, pets, brother brother relationship, smuggling, kidnapping, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Castle Ra-Tim-Bum (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young wizard must create new spells in his magic book before the planets align. His uncle and aunt, powerful mages themselves, help him achieve that. Based on the award-winning Brazilian TV series.
Style: exciting, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, curses spells and rituals, family life, wizards and magicians, supernatural, young heroes, save the day, supernatural ability, escapades, adventure, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Joey (1997)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Billy is a boy who is trying to save a baby kangaroo called Joey when it is caught and taken to Sydney. Linda, the young daughter of the U.S. Ambassador is helping Billy in his task.
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, kangaroo, rescue, babies and infants, youth, young heroes, mischievous children, adventure, orphan, heroes, family, friends ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Million Dollar Kid (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Comedy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Hunter family has hit the jackpot--scoring a winning 50 million dollar lottery ticket! But when the ticket is lost on the way to cashing it in, the Hunters face overwhelming obstacles in chasing down the ticket before it is stolen by some ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family relations, lottery, lottery ticket, adventure, nothing goes right, disorder, family, mischievous children, race against time, dog, family life, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Little Ghost (2013)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Little Ghost lives in the castle over looking a small town and awakens for precisely one hour after the clock strikes midnight. Follow him on this adventure to see his first sunrise ever!
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, adventure, supernatural, youth, small town, family, small town life, escapades, heroes, social relations, young heroes, kids in trouble ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Pippi Longstocking (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Pippi Longstocking, a super-strong redheaded little girl, moves into her father's cottage Villa Villekulla, and has adventures with her next-door neighbors Tommy and Annika in this compilation film of the classic Swedish TV series.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, monkey, horse, disorder, friends, family relations, small town, small town life, siblings relations, youth, superhuman powers, family ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Air Buddies (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Here’s the delightful tale of teamwork and adventure your whole family will love! Air Bud is the proud father of five adorable puppies - the hip-hopping B-Dawg, lovely Rosebud, mellow Buddha, dirt-loving Mudbud, and the big fella Budderball - with ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: golden retriever, puppy, pets, family, friendship, partners, adventure, buddies, disorder, heroic mission, odd couple, daring rescue ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Beethoven's Treasure Tail (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After everyone's favorite St. Bernard gets fired from a movie, Beethoven begins the long journey home with his trainer, Eddie. On their way, they become stranded in a small coastal town where the beloved canine befriends a young boy who is ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: treasure hunt, save the day, adventure, pets, friendship, pirate, escapades, family, youth, farce, chase, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Bennie Stout (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Fisherman’s son Benjamin - Bennie - Stout is a boy with a heart of gold who always gets himself into trouble. His St. Nicholas wish list includes a pedal car, just like the one the sneaky mayor’s son Roderick has. These are the depression years ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, family life, adventure, family relations, youth, escapades, small town life, small town, disorder, santa claus, imaginary kingdom, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Pippi Goes on Board (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This is the film version which is a compilation of the 1969 TV Series shown in 13 parts. It is therefore technically the "first" Pippi Långstrump film, although it wasn't released as a film until 1973. Pippi lives alone in ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, feel good, humorous, offbeat
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: family, mischievous children, heroes, escapades, youth, best friends, adventure, young heroes, investigation, superhuman powers, child in peril, strong female presence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Buster's World (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The television series was based on a play by Danish author Bjarne Reuter. In 1984 Reuter published his collection Tre skuespil ("Three Plays"); a collection containing also En dag i Hector Hansens liv ("A Day in the Life of Hector ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, wizards and magicians, family, artists and showbiz, young heroes, performer's life, coming of age, hopes, youth, misfit, teasing, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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I Heart Shakey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shakey is a family film about a 35-year-old widower named J.T. O'Neil, his precocious 10-year-old daughter and their devoted mutt Shakey. After moving from a small town to Chicago and missing the fine print in their rental contract, J.T. is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, family, parents and children, friends, pets, family life, disorder, youth, single parent, mischievous children, dog, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Bored Silly (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: What starts out as a boring day for Bobby, Johnnie and Chuck quickly escalates into a riotous backyard adventure. A swarming beehive, a lawn mower with a mind of its own, a mysterious junkman and the neighborhood bully are just some of the hilarious ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, young heroes, adventure, mischievous children, teenage life, disorder, buddies, youth, small town, summer vacation, family, partners ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Christmoose Carol (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bullied young boy befriends a flying, talking moose that crashed through his ceiling after a test-flight with Santa went terribly awry in this holiday film for the whole family. But later, just as Mr. Moose and Beril strike up a friendship, the ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: family relations, friendship, heroes, adventure, family, youth, escapades, animal life, christmas, children, puppet, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
More About the Children of Noisy Village (1987)
Genre: Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Bullerbyn är en liten, liten by i Småland. Där ligger tre gårdar. I Mellangården bor Lisa med sina bröder Lasse och Bosse, i Norrgården bor systrarna Britta och Anna och i Sörgården bor Olle. Ja, och så Kerstin också, Olles lillasyster. ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, winter, christmas, social relations, friends, family, youth, family life, friendship, siblings relations, parents and children, village ...
Time: 1930s, year 1929
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Challenge (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Challenge is an action adventure/adventure comedy. Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen play estranged twins with very opposite personalities. Lizzie is very focused and driven, while Shane is more relaxed, but concerned about the environment. Both girls ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: twins, twin sister, adventure, island, competition, ambition, teenage life, contests and competitions, rivalry, youth, family life, when the parents are away ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Rascals on the Road (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Four kids - Eugen, Wrigley, Bäschteli and Eduard - leave for an adventure around Switzerland, searching for the fabulous treasure of Titicaca Lake, discovered by Fritzli Bühler.
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, treasure hunt, adventure, friends, on the road, escapades, mountain, leaving home, youth, journey, childhood, farmer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Yoko (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Austria, Sweden
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pia's life, a girl from a small German town, changes when surprisingly, finds in her garden a huge black monster. She soon discovers that the mysterious creature, which called Yoko, is actually a kind yeti spiritually protecting animals and ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: yeti, friendship, family relations, friends, adventure, youth, family, escapades, young heroes, parents and children, mountain, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: himalaya, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Paper Brigade (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A 14 year old boy named Gunther moves to a small town with his parents and little brother. He meets up with a group of overly charitable paper boys who want him to sub for their friend while he's out of town. Gunther agrees so he can get enough ...
Style: realistic, feel good, touching, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, youth, small town life, small town, friends, gang, bully, teenager, teenage boy, baseball, adolescent girl, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Metro Chase (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This family comedy is about, Zack, an 8-year old American boy who is separated from his 18-year old sister, as they arrive in Paris for a family vacation. Seth, and friends track Zack down.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, chase, adventure, young heroes, disorder, kids in trouble, silly humor, child in peril, crimes, coming of age, youth, amateur detective ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Very Brady Christmas (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Almost 20 years after the start of the original "Brady Bunch" the kids are grown up and have kids of their own. Everyone is having a wonderful time back at the family house for Christmas, until Mike learns of a structural problem in one of ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family relations, disorder, family, siblings relations, family gatherings, family life, parents and children, large family, travel agency, female boss, television ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Billy and Buddy (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Buddy is an abandoned young cocker spaniel waiting dejectedly in his cage for a kind, new owner to adopt him. Suddenly, Billy, a little boy whose hair is as red as Buddy's, appears. It's love at first sight and the beginning of a great ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, contemplative
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: parents and children, family relations, family, boy and dog, silly humor, pets, babies and infants, disorder, youth, dog
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Missing Link (1999)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young boy develops a passion for archeology and tries to unravel the truth about his ancestry.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, curses spells and rituals, small town, parents and children, small town life, chaos and mayhem, riddles and clues, escapades, family, adventure, coming of age, obsessive quest ...
Time: 90s, 50s
Place: congo, holland, brussels, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Gold Retrievers (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A boy and his dog must go in search of a fabled local treasure in an effort to save the family house from foreclosure.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, save the day, adventure, rivalry, escapades, small town, forest, youth, young heroes, mischievous children, parents and children, pets ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%