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The Wolves of Willoughby Chase (1989)
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The Wolves of Willoughby Chase (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bonnie and cousin Sylvia, two very young children, are left at home in Willoughby Hall while their parents travel overseas. Only the servants and the prowling wolves are their companions. News arrives that Lord and Lady Willoughby are missing and an evil looking governess suddenly arrives at the hall...
Style: serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, youth, family, heroes, family relations, orphan, good versus evil, chase, boarding school, danger, heroic mission, escapades, countryside, siblings relations, rescue, child in peril, master and servant, young heroes, boarding school life, wolf, nanny
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england

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Most similar movies to The Wolves of Willoughby Chase

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, serious, exciting and feel good films with plots about escapades, family, danger, adventure, heroes, young heroes and youth mostly in Family, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Wolves of Willoughby Chase: The Golden Compass (2007), Kim (1984), Kidnapped (2005), Evermoor (2014), The Young Black Stallion (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Golden Compass (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After overhearing a shocking secret, precocious orphan Lyra Belacqua trades her carefree existence roaming the halls of Jordan College for an otherworldly adventure in the far North, unaware that it's part of her destiny.
Style: epic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, orphan, parallel world, magical, journey, imaginary, witch, experiment, kidnapping, chosen one, best friends ...
Place: england, oxford university, london
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100%
 6.3
 195
Kim (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's novel.
Style: semi serious
Plot: young heroes, escapades, family, orphan, daring rescue, adventurer, adventure, state affairs, child in peril, political unrest, heroic mission, culture clash ...
Place: india, europe, asia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Kidnapped (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Kidnapped is a two-part BBC television adaptation of the 1893 novel of the same name by Robert Louis Stevenson. The show is directed by Brendan Maher and stars James Anthony Pearson as Davie Balfour and Iain Glen as Alan Breck. Attempting to claim ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating
Plot: orphan, kidnapping, heroes, rescue, danger, adventurer, good versus evil, pirate, escapades, rivalry, daring rescue, adventure ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 500
Evermoor (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A young girl and her blended family move to the small cottage town of Evermoor. All is well until sinister things start to happen, magic tapestries, an enchanted typewriter. Only a few of the strange things found in the town of Evermoor.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, enigmatic, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, danger, escapades, family relations, adventure, rivalry, siblings relations, teenage life, supernatural, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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 ⇓
41%
The Young Black Stallion (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: When courageous young Neera becomes separated from her family in the desert, she chances upon a wild colt. Together they find friendship, trust, and their way back home only to discover her family is about to lose everything!
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: horse, desert, friendship, human animal relationship, survival, rescue, young heroes, danger, adventure, mischievous children, orphan, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Captains Courageous (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Harvey Cheyne, Jr., second richest person in the world, orphaned and spoiled rotten, encounters a cigar and the sea on his way to England for boarding school. Seasick, over the rail for real, rescued by Dan Troop of a Gloucester fishing sailboat. ...
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: sailing, coming of age, sea, fishing, spoiled brat, friendship, heroes, rescue, escapades, orphan, danger, family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 383
The Snow Queen (2005)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 56 min.
Story: When Gerda befriends penniless Kay their growing friendship is cut short as one cold winter night a fragment of glass pierces Kay's eye, turning his heart cold. Enchanted by the Snow Queen he is swept away on her chariot over the glittering ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, sincere, captivating
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: young heroes, imaginary kingdom, adventure, heroic mission, rescue, good versus evil, hopes, danger, rivalry, youth, imaginary, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Jungle Book (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man-cub named Mowgli fostered by wolves. After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan, Mowgli is forced to flee the jungle, by which he embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of the panther, Bagheera and the free-spirited bear, Baloo.
Style: serious, scenic, entertaining, semi serious, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, jungle, disney, feral child, dangerous animal, animals, wolf, adventure, friendship, good versus evil, wolf pack, talking animals ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Tommy Tricker and the Stamp Traveller (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the joker Tommy Tricker plays some practical jokes on some of his friends, his best friend Ralph, a stamp collector, discovers the secret of "stamp travel" to make him travel around the world on a stamp to bring back the mysterious ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friends, family relations, miniaturization, part animation, parallel world, heroes, escapades, adventure, danger, youth, mischievous children, wish come true ...
Place: australia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Secret of Moonacre (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hungary, UK, France, Australia, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When 13 year old Maria Merryweather's father dies, leaving her orphaned and homeless, she is forced to leave her luxurious London life to go and live with Sir Benjamin, an eccentric uncle she didn't know she had, at the mysterious Moonacre ...
Style: feel good, captivating, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, young heroes, family relations, curses spells and rituals, adventure, orphan, imaginary, teenage life, in the woods, escapades, estate, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Mio in the Land of Faraway (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, Soviet Union, Norway
Duration: 99 min.
Story: They're two best friends, a million miles from home. On an incredible adventure, beyond the boundaries of space and time. A fantasy about a lonely boy who is transferred from his dull life with his adoptive parents to the land where his real ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, light, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, friendship, knight, parallel world, danger, heroes, supernatural, kidnapping, heroic mission, rivalry ...
Place: eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One of puppet-maker Geppetto's creations comes magically to life. This puppet, Pinocchio, has one major desire and that is to become a real boy someday. In order to accomplish this goal he has to learn to act responsibly. This film shows you ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, fish out of water, friendship, escapades, mischievous children, imaginary, youth, young heroes, coming of age, rescue, danger ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Thief Lord (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Luxembourg, UK, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A tale about two young boys, Prosper and Bo, who flee to Venice after being orphaned and dumped in the care of a cruel auntie. Hiding in the canals and alleyways of the city, the boys are befriended by a gang of young urchins and their enigmatic ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, exciting, serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, mischievous children, escapades, friendship, imaginary, young heroes, adventure, secret, magic, police, nun, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: venice, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Tom Thumb (2001)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Poucet is a kid from a family of numerous children. The parents, too poor to feed them, decide to abandon them in the forest. Their, the brothers try to find their way out making fantastic encounters. This film is based on the French fairy tale ...
Style: fairy tale, serious, stylized, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: escape, forest, poverty, young heroes, heroes, life is a bitch, escapades, danger, youth, siblings relations, favoritism among siblings, little boy ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Blue Fin (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on the children's novel by celebrated South Australian author 'Colin Thiele' , this is an emotional father and son story about tuna fishing of Southern Blue Fin tuna in South Australia's Port Lincoln fishing district. ...
Style: semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, danger, rescue, young heroes, family, youth, escapades, adventure, coming of age, ship, friendship, forces of nature ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Five Children and It (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Psammead is 'It', an ancient, irritable, ugly sand fairy, which five children find one day in a gravel pit. As a reward for finding him, It grants the children one wish a day, the results of which will last until sunset.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: wish fulfillment, adventure, heroes, young heroes, mischievous children, youth, disorder, fish out of water, rivalry, danger, supernatural, parents and children ...
Time: year 1917, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Body Troopers (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Country: Norway
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A little kid shrinks himselfs so that he can travel into the body of his grandfather. Here he has to kill the kidney-stone his grandfather is suffering from.
Style: humorous, offbeat, surreal, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: heroes, chases and races, adventure, danger, youth, chase, family, save the day, escapades, young heroes, friends, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Shapeshifter (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Romania
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Alex Brown inherits the awesome task of saving his ex-secret agent parents and protecting the planet from evil powers bent on controlling the world's plutonium supply. To do this Alex uses his new found magical shapeshifting power.
Style: serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: shapeshifting, rescue, family, danger, young heroes, supernatural, save the day, rivalry, good versus evil, supernatural ability, imaginary, teenage life ...
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 ⇓
31%
Walking Thunder (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 1850's, a young boy and his family on their way West become stranded in the Rockies. With the help of a local mountain man, a Sioux medicine man, and a legendary bear knows as "Walking Thunder," the boy learns to become a man, ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: coming of age, family relations, old west, heroes, family life, wilderness, parents and children, teenage life, forces of nature, family, adventure, youth ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Twitches Too (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Reunited witch twins Camryn and Alex adjust to their new life as supernatural beings while at the same time trying to maintain a normal existence in this sequel to the magical Disney Channel original movie Twitches. But they soon find themselves ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: witch, hereditary gift of witchcraft, good versus evil, adventure, wizards and magicians, reunion, starting over, rivalry, supernatural, escapades, youth, family life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Littlest Horse Thieves (1976)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When the owner of a Yorkshire coal-mine decides to mechanize to increase profits, the mine's pit ponies are scheduled to be destroyed. So, three children plan to steal them to keep them safe. But when they're caught, it's up to the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: coal mining, pony, danger, daring rescue, anti hero, child as adult, rebelliousness, friendship, animal life, friends, family, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 90s
Place: europe, england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Glass-blower's Children (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, Norway, Denmark
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Maria Gripe, this is the story of two children, Klas and Klara, growing up in the poor Swedish countryside of the mid-19th century. Their father Albert is a glass-blower, famous for his beautiful vases, but still unable to earn ...
Style: serious, offbeat, stylized
Audience: family outing
Plot: countryside, kidnapping, family relations, family, danger, rivalry, hostages, good versus evil, child in peril, royal family, couple relations, pregnancy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Gnome-Mobile (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric millionaire and his grandchildren are embroiled in the plights of some forest gnomes who are searching for the rest of their tribe. While helping them, the millionaire is suspected of being crazy because he's seeing gnomes! ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: car chase, kidnapping, mental institution, family, adventure, chase, magic, good versus evil, child in peril, show tunes, animal life, disorder ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 2K
Oliver Twist (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Charles Dickens' classical story about the young orphan boy in 1837 England is again re-filmed in grand fashion. Richard Dreyfuss portrays Fagin, the unscrupulous leader of the young pick-pockets Oliver (Alex Trench) initially falls in with ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, gloomy, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, society, youth, family, life is a bitch, danger, young heroes, crimes, coming of age, gang, friends, bittersweet ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1830s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Mee-Shee: The Water Giant (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A New York City oil company troubleshooter is brought to a remote B.C. lake to look for some lost machinery. Cancelling a trip to Disney World with his son, he decides to bring the boy along. They both end up experiencing more excitement than Mickey ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, captivating, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: environmentalism, adventure, rescue, young heroes, wilderness, treasure hunt, family life, danger, heroes, escapades, family, legends and myths ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Under the Mountain (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teenage twins battle dark forces hidden beneath Auckland's volcanoes.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating, scary ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, adventure, supernatural ability, alien, young heroes, good versus evil, heroes, save the world, teenage life, supernatural, siblings relations, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Barney's Great Adventure (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Mom and dad dump son Cody, daughter Abby, her best friend Marcella and a baby on the farm with Grandpa and Grandma. Purple dinosaur Barney soon appears to entertain kids, and when a large colorful egg deposited on a farm by a shooting star is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, toddlers, family outing
Plot: adventure, family, chase, anti hero, show tunes, imaginary kingdom, anti heroes, rescue, escapades, babies and infants, heroes, misfit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Nico the Unicorn (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As an 11-year-old boy struggles to cope with a disability, he finds a pony who gives birth to a unicorn which he takes care of.
Style: semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: unicorn, disability, hopes, pregnancy, family life, family relations, animal life, family, adventure, young heroes, heroes, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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