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The Daydreamer (1966)
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The Daydreamer (1966)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A fictional account of a teen-aged Hans Christian Anderson. In this film, young Hans runs away from home and each time he falls asleep he experiences in his dreams the different characters he would later write about including The Little Mermaid, Thumbelina and The Ugly Duckling.
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: princess, king, spider, island, con artists, shipwreck, mermaid, volcano, fantasy world, slave, unrequited love, sister sister relationship, dream, rat, paradise, pursuit, emperor, boat, river, tailor, temptation, mole, apprentice, broken heart, imagination ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s

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Most similar movies to The Daydreamer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out fairy tale, humorous, feel good and semi serious films with plots about family, adventure, transformation, danger, escapades, children and friendship mostly in Animation, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Daydreamer: The Little Mermaid (1975), Frozen 2 (2019), The Little Mermaid (1992), Frozen (2013), Jack and the Beanstalk (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea (2000)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada, Australia, Taiwan
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Set several years after the first film, Ariel and Prince Eric are happily married with a daughter, Melody. In order to protect Melody from the Sea Witch, Morgana, they have not told her about her mermaid heritage. Melody is curious and ventures into ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, exciting, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: mermaid, imaginary kingdom, family relations, danger, coming of age, good versus evil, disney, crab, wish come true, young heroes, family, adventure ...
Time: 1830s, 1850s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Little Mermaid (1975)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 74 min.
Story: The story of a beautiful mermaid who gave up a kingdom for her beloved prince.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: fish, storm at sea, castle, sea, storm, human, legs, water, underwater scene, witch, female nudity, princess ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.9
 123K
Frozen 2 (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Elsa, Anna, Kristoff and Olaf are going far in the forest to know the truth about an ancient mystery of their kingdom.
Style: fairy tale, emotional, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: disney, princess, magic, magical, giant, good versus evil, queen, supernatural ability, imaginary, castle, royal family, power of love ...
Place: scandinavia, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Little Mermaid (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: This charming, lively tale based on Hans Christian Anderson's beloved children's story comes to splendid life in an enchanting animated film. The beautiful anda dventurous mermaid, Princess Lena, lives with her family in a watery castle ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, touching, uplifting, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: mermaid, underwater, love and romance, danger, escapades, fall in love, cinderella story, fish out of water, imaginary kingdom, disorder, imaginary, princess ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning (2008)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Follow Ariel's adventures before she gave up her fins for true love. When Ariel wasn't singing with her sisters, she spent time with her mother, Queen Athena. Ariel is devastated when Athena is kidnapped by pirates, and after King Triton ...
Style: humorous, captivating, sweet, colourful, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: mermaid, princess, imaginary kingdom, disney, good versus evil, true love, young heroes, underwater, rivalry, adventure, follow your dream, friends ...
Time: 1830s, 19th century, 1820s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.4
 561K
Frozen (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Young princess Anna of Arendelle dreams about finding true love at her sister Elsa’s coronation. Fate takes her on a dangerous journey in an attempt to end the eternal winter that has fallen over the kingdom. She's accompanied by ice delivery ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, touching, romantic, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: princess, family, disney, adventure, snow, royal family, love and romance, supernatural ability, sisters, magical, family relations, queen ...
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Tom and Jerry: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The classic Roald Dahl tale gets a modern twist when Tom and Jerry enter the amazing world of Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory.
Style: fairy tale, funny, light, feel good, captivating
Audience: kids
Plot: boy, anthropomorphic animal, cat and mouse, chocolate, crime and punishment, con artists, evil man, kindness, teamwork, ticket, help, spoiled brat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Jack and the Beanstalk (1967)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: A retelling of the popular fairy tale that mixes live action and animation.
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: spell, goose, kiss, part animation, tap dance, giant, gold, magic, merchant, dance, treasure, princess ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Little Mermaid (1989)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This colorful adventure tells the story of an impetuous mermaid princess named Ariel who falls in love with the very human Prince Eric and puts everything on the line for the chance to be with him. Memorable songs and characters -- including the ...
Style: fairy tale, light, feel good, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: princess, mermaid, prince, disney, imaginary kingdom, witch, first love, spell, good versus evil, magic, fish out of water, king ...
Time: 1830s, 19th century, 80s
Place: caribbean, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Wind in the Willows (1987)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Badger, Rat and Mole are trying to save Toad Hall and its owner, their rich irresponsible airhead playboy friend Toad, from himself, as well as financial ruin, the court and a gang of conspiratorial weasels who have their eye on the place.
Style: allegory
Plot: financial ruin, balladeer, friends who live together, reptile, gang that lives together, mole, badger, toad, outlaw gang, rodent, mammal, race car ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm (1962)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Biography, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The Grimm brothers Wilhelm and Jacob, known for their literary works in the nineteenth century, have their lives dramatized. In the movie they write a family history for a duke which includes reenactments of three of their stories including ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, semi serious, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: invisibility, writer's life, master and servant, adventure, imaginary, family, rivalry, escapades, friends, young at heart, family relations, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Enchanted Princess (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A family comedy about a young Prince, who sets on a mission to find a missing Princess from the neighborhood kingdom. Along the journey, Prince meets a doopie dragon who joins him on an adventure, but Prince does not know that the dragon isn't ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, entertaining, humorous, light
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dragon, princess, unrequited love, mission, prince, abduction, search, magic spell, heroes, adventure, quest, bear ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
James and the Giant Peach (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When the young orphan boy James spills a magic bag of crocodile tongues, he finds himself in possession of a giant peach that flies him away to strange lands.
Style: surreal, feel good, humorous, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: magic, orphan, giant, surrealism, adventure, aunt, friendship, young heroes, family, adventurer, youth, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new york, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Rudolph's Shiny New Year (1976)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Rudolph must find Happy, the baby new year, before the midnight of New Year's Eve.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers
Plot: new year, new year's eve, holiday, heroic mission, show tunes, friends, puppets, puppet, babies and infants, family, adventure, save the day ...
Time: 70s, 11th century, 18th century, prehistory, 1770s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Sword in the Stone (1963)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Wart is a young boy who aspires to be a knight's squire. On a hunting trip he falls in on Merlin, a powerful but amnesiac wizard who has plans for him beyond mere squiredom. He starts by trying to give him an education, believing that once one ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, semi serious, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: legends and myths, knight, king arthur, prophecy, disney, excalibur, rise to the top, wizards and magicians, throne, adventure, family, destiny ...
Time: middle ages, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady. The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her - but ultimately she must confront her fate, the ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, stylized, melancholic, colourful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: princess, emperor, coming of age, parents and children, friendship, little girl, family relations, youth, japanese woman, adolescence, female protagonist, children ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
An American Tail (1986)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young mouse named Fievel and his family decide to migrate to America, a "land without cats," at the turn of the 20th century. But somehow, Fievel ends up in the New World alone and must fend off not only the felines he never thought ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: mouse, american dream, immigrants, jewish, family relations, friendship, heroes, hopes, good versus evil, orphan, cossack, cat ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new york, russia, usa, hamburg germany, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Mad Monster Party? (1967)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Dr Frankenstein decides to retire from the monster-making business, he calls an international roster of monsters to a creepy convention to elect his successor. Everyone is there including Dracula, The Werewolf, The Creature, Dr Jekyll & ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, not serious, claymation, psychotronic ...
Audience: horror for children, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: parody, werewolf, island, mummy, betrayal, vampire, mad scientist, monster, cult, oldies, satire, silly humor ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 5.6
 2K
Charming (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Canada, USA, Cayman Islands
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three fairy tale princesses find themselves engaged to the same guy, Prince Charming.
Style: fairy tale, light, romantic, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: prince, princess, curse, choice, magical, satellite, trap, love, kingdom, sorceress, king, trial ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.9
 200K
The Lion King (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, UK, South Africa
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Simba idolises his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle ...
Style: touching, colourful, epic, disturbing, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: lion, animals, wilderness, father son relationship, talking animals, prince, dangerous animal, survival, destiny, rescue, family, uncle ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Mouse and His Child (1977)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Mouse and his child (the two parts of a single small wind-up toy), go on a quest to become "self-winding".
Style: cult film, philosophical
Plot: journey, spring, seal, father, fish, gangster, water, fortune telling, stone, donkey, quest, squirrel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Three children evacuated from London during World War II are forced to stay with an eccentric spinster (Eglantine Price). The children's initial fears disappear when they find out she is in fact a trainee witch.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: witch, world war two, curses spells and rituals, magic, apprentice, flying, adventure, against the odds, heroic mission, friendship, danger, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1940, 70s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Mickey's Adventures in Wonderland (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Donald loses his present to Daisy for her birthday, so Mickey and the gang go to retrieve it, which has fallen into a very bizarre Wonderland-like world.
Style: feel good, humorous, surreal, fairy tale, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: birthday, adventure, parallel world, escapades, disorder, on the road, fish out of water, birthday present, mickey mouse, friendship, save the day, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 6.8
 12K
The Hobbit (1977)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Bilbo Baggins the Hobbit was just minding his own business, when his occasional visitor Gandalf the Wizard drops in one night. One by one, a whole group of dwarves drop in, and before he knows it, Bilbo has joined their quest to reclaim their ...
Style: stylized, exciting, humorous, semi serious, cult film ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: dragon, good versus evil, dwarf, heroes, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, elf, magic, spider, adventure, family, gold ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Christmas Carol (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: One of the best-loved holiday stories of all time is back in this animated, musical version of Charles Dickens' most famous tale. An all-star voice lineup features Whoopi Goldberg, Ed Asner, Michael York and Tim Curry as Scrooge. Come share the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: ghost, redemption, fish out of water, human spirit, boss and employee, self discovery, hopes, misfit, coldhearted, power relations, disorder, holiday ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Prince of Egypt (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This is the extraordinary tale of two brothers named Moses and Ramses, one born of royal blood, and one an orphan with a secret past. Growing up the best of friends, they share a strong bond of free-spirited youth and good-natured rivalry. But the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, uplifting, captivating, epic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: slavery, adventure, freedom, ancient egypt, family relations, leadership, hopes, family, heroic mission, destiny, prince, danger ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Little Longnose (2003)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Russia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When he refused to support power-hungry witch, the good shoemaker's boy, Jacob is transformed into a hunchbacked dwarf with overlong nose. Of their mother no longer recognized, mocked by the people of the city and driven away, Jacob runs one ...
Style: fairy tale, touching, exciting, semi serious, thought provoking
Plot: princess, magic, good versus evil, kidnapping, transformation, surrealism, king, friendship, love and romance, evil witch, shadow, mousetrap ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 274K
Shrek the Third (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The King of Far Far Away has died and Shrek and Fiona are to become King & Queen. However, Shrek wants to return to his cozy swamp and live in peace and quiet, so when he finds out there is another heir to the throne, they set off to bring ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, feel good, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, pre-teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: dragon, prince, imaginary kingdom, princess, rescue, funeral, cat, adventure, ship, donkey, family, computer animation ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.0
 364K
Aladdin (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Princess Jasmine grows tired of being forced to remain in the palace, so she sneaks out into the marketplace, in disguise, where she meets street-urchin Aladdin. The couple falls in love, although Jasmine may only marry a prince. After being ...
Style: feel good, sweet, fairy tale, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: princess, genie, desert, adventure, disney, friendship, unlikely couple, love, magic, good versus evil, sultan, family ...
Time: 18th century
Place: middle east, saudi arabia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Return to Never Land (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada, Australia
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The classic tale of 'Peter Pan' continues in Disney's sequel 'Return to Never Land'. In 1940 on a world besieged by World War II, Wendy, now grown up, has two children, one of them is her daughter, Jane.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, exciting, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, teens
Plot: island, world war two, pirate, friendship, kidnapping, family relations, fairy, flying, imaginary kingdom, mermaid, adventure, family ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1940, 50s ...
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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