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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: 93 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: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: youth, orphan, coming of age, heroes, rescue, family relations, chase, escapades, boarding school, good versus evil, countryside, siblings relations, child in peril, master and servant, young heroes, boarding school life, heroic mission, wolf, nanny, danger, adventure, family
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
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 serious, semi serious, captivating and exciting films with plots about escapades, youth, family relations, heroes, danger, young heroes and orphan mostly in Family, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Wolves of Willoughby Chase: The Golden Compass (2007), Kim (1984), The Snow Queen (2005), The Young Black Stallion (2003), Kidnapped (2005). 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, fairy tale, exciting, dark fantasy, aesthetic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: fantasy world, journey, steampunk, alternate reality, orphan, magical, parallel world, polar bear, wizards, best friends, witch, magic ...
Place: england, london, oxford university
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Kim (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's novel.
Style: semi serious
Plot: military, monk, street urchin, soldier, good versus evil, society, heroes, rivalry, state affairs, secret agents, adventurer, rescue ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india, england, europe, asia
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59%
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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: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, sincere, captivating
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: young heroes, heroic mission, good versus evil, rescue, friendship, youth, rivalry, escapades, daring rescue, hopes, curses spells and rituals, witch ...
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56%
The Young Black Stallion (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
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: serious, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: horse, desert, black horse, girl horse relationship, friendship, human animal relationship, girl, world war two, animals, disney, young heroes, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Kidnapped (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 222 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: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: kidnapping, orphan, heroes, heroic mission, teenage life, daring rescue, rivalry, escapades, pirate, treasure hunt, good versus evil, adventurer ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland, europe
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55%
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Oliver Twist (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
TV show
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: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, gloomy
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, disney, youth, charles dickens, children, injustice, friends, gang, young heroes, life is a bitch, society, coming of age ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1830s
Place: england, london, europe
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55%
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: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: friends, exploitation, love affair, family relations, travel, disorder, heroes, orphan, rescue, escapades, pirate, good versus evil ...
Place: australia, china
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54%
Nico the Unicorn (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
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: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: unicorn, horse, youth, hopes, disability, animal life, family relations, misfit, heroes, escapades, young heroes, family life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Secret of the Cave (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young American boy spends his summer in Ireland and solves the mystery that captivates the entire village. Driven by curiosity and his own search for meaning in life, he faces his fears and discovers the Secret of the Cave.
Style: serious, touching, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: youth, family relations, young heroes, supernatural, escapades, miraculous event, legends and myths, parents and children, village, christian, treasure hunt, ghost ...
Time: 21st century
Place: ireland, europe, seattle
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53%
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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: entertaining, serious, scenic, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: jungle, animals, disney, boy, human animal relationship, orphan, talking animals, courage, wolf, journey, monkey, greed ...
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, entertaining, semi serious, gothic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: youth, wish fulfillment, young heroes, mischievous children, heroes, disorder, fish out of water, parents and children, rivalry, supernatural, misfit, good versus evil ...
Time: year 1917, 1910s
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53%
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: serious, exciting, captivating, entertaining, scenic
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: hotel, adventurer, youth, chase, steampunk, life turned upside down, young heroes, escapades, teenage life, missing person, family in danger, secret place ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: london
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53%
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: light, captivating, entertaining, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, heroes, supernatural, parallel world, hopes, rivalry, daring rescue, orphan, kidnapping, heroic mission, magic ...
Place: eastern europe, stockholm sweden
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53%
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Crystalstone (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Spain, UK, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Deserted by their father and with their mother dead, nine-year-old Pablo and his little sister Maria refuse to be separated from each other by their caretaker aunt. With a cross as their guide, they embark on a perilous, but ultimately rewarding ...
Style: touching, exciting, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: youth, coming of age, orphan, pirate, heroes, escapades, treasure hunt, supernatural ability, quest, aunt niece relationship, death of mother, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, scary, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, alien, good versus evil, young heroes, save the world, heroes, teenage life, siblings relations, alien invasion, fear, suspense, disaster ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new zealand
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53%
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, realistic, serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: youth, mountain, family relations, old west, coming of age, animal life, parents and children, teenage life, wilderness, family life, forces of nature, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: youth, horse, coming of age, scandinavian culture, childhood, orphan, women, monkey, friendship, sibling relationship, escapades, mischievous children ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
A Wrinkle in Time (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 251 min.
Story: Based on a children's series by the same name. Meg and Charles Wallace are aided by Calvin and three interesting women in the search for their father who disappeared during a government experiment. Their travels take them around the universe to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, spiritual, psychotronic
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, guardian angel, youth, good versus evil, space and aliens, supernatural, parallel world, heroic mission, daring rescue, young heroes, escapades, race against time ...
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52%
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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, fairy tale, sentimental, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, young heroes, teenage life, rivalry, orphan, youth, family relations, curses spells and rituals, estate, forest, heroes, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Back to the Secret Garden (2000)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A youngster living in a stately home discovers the magical garden Mary, Colin & Dickon stumbled across years before - but faces a battle with the housekeeper over whether to nurture it.
Style: sentimental, feel good, atmospheric, serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: youth, orphan, friendship, young heroes, obsessive quest, save the day, destiny, escapades, estate, child's point of view, secret, child ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe, england
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52%
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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: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: shapeshifting, mind power, gypsy, spy, plutonium, wizards and magicians, family relations, rivalry, heroes, young heroes, save the day, superhuman powers ...
Place: romania
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52%
David Copperfield (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A made for TV movie of the Charles Dickens' classic novel, turns Dickens' picaresque tale into an extended flashback, with David Copperfield Robin Phillips as a young man, brooding on a deserted beach, recalling his youth. The characters ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, gloomy, emotional ...
Plot: coming of age, charles dickens, orphan, boarding school, youth, society, young heroes, life is a bitch, family relations, power relations, family problems, destiny ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: exciting, surreal, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: youth, friends, escapades, young heroes, heroes, chase, save the day, friendship, heroic mission, boy, grandfather grandson relationship, shrinking ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: youth, forest, escape, poverty, heroes, young heroes, life is a bitch, escapades, favoritism among siblings, siblings relations, little boy, children ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Belstone Fox (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on the novel "The Ballad of the Belstone Fox", this heartwarming film chronicles the life of a fox much smarter than the dogs that hunt him. In fact, they never could catch him!
Audience: family outing
Plot: english countryside, wild animal, nature, graphic violence, captivity, pets, friends, confined, friendship, disorder, family relations, on the run ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Pride (2004)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of Suki, a lioness cub, who rebels against her mother and her Pride to mate with an unsuitable lion from the other side of the river.
Style: captivating, semi serious, sincere, colourful
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: lion, family relations, survival, rescue, wilderness, young heroes, escapades, coming of age, death in the family, getting home, hopes, river ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, stylized, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, kidnapping, countryside, swedish, child abduction, couple relations, memory loss, royal family, pregnancy, good versus evil, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Wolf Summer (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The young Norwegian girl Kim almost gets killed after falling from a hillside. She finds shelter and stumbles upon the territory of a wolf and her puppy. She barricades herself, but as time passes she finds the wolf less and less frightening. When ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: wolf, poaching, rescue, mountain climbing, courage, friendship, parents and children, escapades, children, female protagonist, strong female character, nature ...
Time: 21st century
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Captains Courageous (1996)
Genre: 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: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: sailing, ocean, sea, youth, friendship, fishing, spoiled brat, courage, coming of age, father son relationship, funeral, coffee ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Evermoor Chronicles (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: enigmatic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, good versus evil, teenage life, village, wizards and magicians, family in danger, heroes, supernatural, witch, magic, family relations, escapades ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%