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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 semi serious, humorous, feel good and touching films with plots about family, youth, family relations, young heroes, adventure, 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), Bert: The Last Virgin (1995), I Heart Shakey (2012), The Apple War (1971). 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: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, cycling, riding a bicycle, rebelliousness, parents and children, family, mischievous children, youth, female director, children
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: parents and children, family, family life, treasure hunt, camp, friends, siblings relations, youth, family relations, in the woods, summer camp, embarrassment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: rivalry, ambition, disorder, contests and competitions, athlete's life, family, family life, child as adult, parents and children, optimism, underdog, sport team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: humorous, sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parents and children, high school, teenage life, meaningful kiss, family relations, high school hunk, romance, coming of age, youth, family, love and romance, teenage love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 3.8
 162
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, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, family, pets, parents and children, friends, disorder, youth, mischievous children, dog, friendship, escapades, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Apple War (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A German businessman wants to buy land in southern Sweden for a gigantic amusement park, his new project called "Deutschneyland" (a wordplay of Deutschland and Disneyland). Some of the locals dislike the idea, including the magically ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, suspense, biting ...
Plot: ambition, supernatural, supernatural ability, underdog, rivalry, dishonesty, anti capitalism, social relations, theme park, satire, small town life, corporate crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, adventure, young heroes, rescue, heroes, danger, pets, youth, family life, brother brother relationship, smuggling, family ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, youth, supernatural, family, escapades, small town life, small town, social relations, young heroes, heroes, kids in trouble ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Yoko (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, 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: humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: yeti, friendship, family relations, friends, escapades, youth, family, young heroes, adventure, parents and children, imaginary, mountain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: himalaya, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, mischievous children, teenage life, self discovery, family relations, parents and children, starting over, family, young heroes, best friends, youth, child driving car ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family relations, youth, escapades, adventure, eccentric family, curses spells and rituals, family life, palaces castles and temples, wizards and magicians, young heroes, supernatural, imaginary ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, kangaroo, babies and infants, danger, rescue, heroes, young heroes, mischievous children, orphan, youth, adventure, family ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, lottery ticket, adventure, nothing goes right, disorder, mischievous children, race against time, family, lottery, dog, family life, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, light, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family life, adventure, mischievous children, youth, escapades, family relations, small town, disorder, small town life, show tunes, santa claus, family ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: monkey, horse, family, adventure, young heroes, youth, imaginary, mischievous children, escapades, small town life, small town, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, touching, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: puppy, pets, family, buddies, adventure, partners, animal life, friendship, youth, disorder, odd couple, danger ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: dog, family relations, rescue, odd couple, best friends, danger, pets, misfit, youth, friendship, fish out of water, treasure hunt ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: feel good, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: children, escapades, heroes, superhuman powers, best friends, young heroes, mischievous children, youth, family, imaginary, investigation, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Buster's World (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 20 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: touching, feel good, offbeat, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: misfit, hopes, artists and showbiz, family, coming of age, teenage life, against the odds, siblings relations, performer's life, young heroes, family relations, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: treasure hunt, pets, adventure, save the day, friendship, farce, animal life, youth, escapades, danger, pirate, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, young heroes, adventure, mischievous children, disorder, youth, teenage life, buddies, small town, summer vacation, when the parents are away, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
To Grandmother's House We Go (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When the twins feel like their mom is tired of them, they take off on an exciting adventure to grandmother's house and encounter a pair of villains along the way.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: twins, lottery, single parent, adventure, family, mischievous children, youth, when the parents are away, siblings relations, down on your luck, disorder, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, adventure, treasure hunt, friends, on the road, escapades, mountain, leaving home, youth, journey, farmer, childhood ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Paper Brigade (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, tense, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town life, adventure, youth, friends, small town, baseball, teenage boy, adolescent girl, teenager, gang, adolescent boy, bully ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Bobby and the Ghost Hunters (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Sanne (Hanna Obbeek) loves stories about ghosts and other mysterious things. Her father Lucas, is a famous ghost hunter. During a holiday Lucas is asked to chase ghosts of the former cruise ship 'Rotterdam'. Sanne is very happy to hear she ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: ghost, ghost hunter, ship, young heroes, heroes, supernatural ability, supernatural, family, youth, teenage life, family relations, parents and children ...
Place: holland
⇓ 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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: chase, mischievous children, adventure, young heroes, disorder, danger, kids in trouble, family life, friends, family relations, friendship, amateur detective ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Snowmen (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three young friends find adventure and purpose in their attempts to set a Guinness World Record. Set in a wintry mountain town, the unpopular trio pursues fame through a series of schemes and stunts that eventually imperil their own lives. Along the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, human spirit, terminal illness, elementary school, desire for fame, ambition, youth, family, against the odds, life is a bitch, social relations, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ 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: humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: young heroes, escapades, coming of age, youth, obsessive quest, curses spells and rituals, riddles and clues, chaos and mayhem, small town, small town life, parents and children, family ...
Time: 90s, 1950s, 50s
Place: congo, brussels, holland, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: realistic, serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, children, christmas, winter, youth, family, friends, social relations, family life, friendship, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 30s, 1930s, year 1929
Place: sweden, europe, eastern 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: sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: reunion, christmas, family gatherings, family life, parents and children, disorder, family relations, family, siblings relations, television, video camera, large family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%