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Monster Makers (2003)
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Monster Makers (2003)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Monster Makers is based on Tim Stoker's experience as a Monster movie geek. The monsters in an old non released movie come out of the movie and Tim and his friends in the real world must find a way to stop the monsters.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, scary, offbeat
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, supernatural, young heroes, save the day, youth, family, family relations, supernatural ability, parents and children, danger, escapades, disorder, curses spells and rituals, prank, deadly creature, monster, children, boy, 12 year old

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, captivating and feel good films with plots about family, youth, danger, adventure, family relations, imaginary and escapades mostly in Family, Fantasy and Comedy genres. Some movies like Monster Makers: The Indian in the Cupboard (1995), The Scream Team (2002), The Little Ghost (2013), Trouble at Timpetill (2008), Help! I've Shrunk the Family (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A nine-year-old boy gets a plastic Indian and a cupboard for his birthday and finds himself involved in adventure when the Indian comes to life and befriends him.
Style: touching, light, clever, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: toy comes to life, toys, friendship, adventure, family, escapades, supernatural ability, danger, parents and children, parallel world, coming of age, family relations ...
Time: 18th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, london
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100%
The Scream Team (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eccentric Frank Carlyle ran a horror shop in small-town Steeple Falls, which takes pride in and profit from its Halloween traditions. Frank's widower grandson Richard grudgingly returns there from Boston with his own kids, bright Ian and bratty ...
Style: scary, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, horror for children, pre-teens, kids
Plot: ghost, haunted house, afterlife, supernatural, imaginary, rescue, youth, disgraced, curses spells and rituals, young heroes, family, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
62%
Trouble at Timpetill (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Luxembourg
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The children of a small European mountain village end up being its only residents, soon after the adults cannot take their behavior any longer.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: youth, soldier, disorder, village, adventure, prank, family relations, prison, escape, gang, save the day, village life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Help! I've Shrunk the Family (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seven-year-old Johannes Blom gets blown away when he discovers a little man in the kitchen cupboard, hidden behind the peanut butter jar. He’s even more astonished when he realizes that this little man, ‘Wiplala’, has magical powers. When ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, fish out of water, supernatural, family, escapades, disorder, shrinking, miniaturization, boy, wizards, family relations, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 ⇓
60%
Sam Steele and the Junior Detective Agency (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 13-year-old Sam Steele Jr. forms his own private detective agency to emulate his father, Des Moines detective Sam Steele, and helps track down a jewel thief.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids
Plot: adventure, investigation, heroes, young heroes, save the day, amateur detective, danger, youth, family, best friends, escapades, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 ⇓
56%
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The Nutcracker (1993)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve, a little girl named Marie falls asleep and dreams herself into a fantastic world in which her toys become larger than life. She meets up with the Nutcracker Prince who takes her on a journey to his kingdom and defends her from the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, stylized, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ballet, young heroes, rescue, family, danger, family relations, disorder, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, escapades, christmas movie, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Mel (1998)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in the beauty of the Pacific Northwest, the legend of Swanson Lake is kept by one man, Bill (Ernest Borgnine). And he's not about to surrender it! When Bill's grandsons come for a summer visit, they stumble into a big-time adventure ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: children, turtle, flying, parents and children, friends, family relations, family, danger, heroes, young heroes, rescue, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: 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 ⇓
50%
Magic Christmas Tree (1964)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A boy is given a ring by an old witch, he uses the ring to bring upon a magic Christmas that grants him 3 wishes.
Style: humorous, offbeat, psychotronic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, danger, curses spells and rituals, escapades, youth, adventure, wish come true, supernatural, family, imaginary, thanksgiving ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Halloween Puppy (2012)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A boy accidentally turns his mom's boyfriend into a dog.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: halloween, human becoming an animal, human becomes animal, family, curses spells and rituals, youth, best friends, magic, dog, family relations, friendship, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Elf-Man (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An Elf is left behind by Santa to help rescue the Harper family from a lousy Christmas. The Elf and the family get more than they bargained for, as the kids help the Elf discover his special powers and true identity as a budding superhero.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: save the day, supernatural, supernatural ability, miraculous event, wish come true, family, danger, escapades, imaginary, magic, elf, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 ⇓
48%
Hansel and Gretel (1987)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Hansel and Gretel tells the tale of two young children driven from home by their scolding mother. Losing their way in the dark forest they stumble upon the cottage of a kindly old woman. But is this kindly old woman everything she seems...?
Style: fairy tale, humorous, stylized, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, siblings relations, adventure, youth, danger, escapades, evil witch, parents and children, in the woods, family relations, child in peril ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Lilly the Witch The Dragon and the Magic Book (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Italy, Austria
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Lilly was a normal girl with a healthy sense of adventure. That is, until she finds a magical book, complete with a funny little dragon, "Hector". With the help of her new friend and the book, Lilly has the ability to time-travel and truly ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: witch, imaginary, adventure, teaching the ways of the world, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, save the day, family, heroic mission, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Jack and the Beanstalk (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A fairy tale character who is about to flunk out of fairy tale school, Jack must perform a heroic deed by Monday or fail miserably, just like his father before him. Anxious to make good, Jack sells his C.O.W. (Computer of Wonder) for a handful of ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, giant, young heroes, legends and myths, danger, youth, escapades, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, family, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Lilly the Witch: The Journey to Mandolan (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Germany, Spain, Austria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lilli is traveling to India, to solve a mystery.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, friendship, young heroes, daring rescue, fish out of water, supernatural ability, danger, good versus evil, royal family, disorder, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Magic Silver (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Norway
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Princess Bluerose is a small gnome living deep in the Norwegian mountains. A small community of gnomes is responsible for making the transition between daylight and night. This is called the magic hour, and is created by the magic silver which only ...
Style: fairy tale, captivating, entertaining, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wizards and magicians, young heroes, adventure, imaginary kingdom, family, danger, escapades, fairy, mountain, prophecy, courage, princess ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Talking Cat!?! (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mysterious talking cat uses its powers of communication to enrich the lives of two different families, and bring them together.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, pets, parents and children, disorder, youth, single parent, talking cat, cat, supernatural, friends, family, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Don't Look Under the Bed (1999)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A girl calls on her brother's imaginary friend to banish a mischievous boogeyman who has framed her for his pranks.
Style: scary, semi serious
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: prank, high school, vandalism, teenage life, youth, mysterious place, small town, track down, small town life, legends and myths, high school life, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Wrinkle in Time (2003)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 171 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, psychotronic
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, time travel, guardian angel, young heroes, daring rescue, adventure, heroic mission, parallel world, space travel, danger, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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When Good Ghouls Go Bad (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In October of 1981, Curtis Danko, the creepy kid from the small town of Walker Falls, was killed in a mysterious accident. He left behind a warning to the town: "If you ever have another Halloween again, I will return and destroy you all!" ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: horror for children, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: ghost, halloween, small town, supernatural, mischievous children, afterlife, disorder, danger, curses spells and rituals, back from the dead, heroic mission, adventure ...
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Bibi Blocksberg and the Secret of Blue Owls (2004)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Poor Bibi - due to her bad marks in maths she has to spend the whole summer in the boarding school of Altenberg to scrape through a series of exams - otherwise she'd stay down in school, being forced to repeat the year. No camping, no ...
Style: semi serious, entertaining, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: teenage life, friendship, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, mischievous children, adventure, boarding school life, boarding school, youth, friends, secret door ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Zack Files (2000)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Zack Files is a science fiction television program that revolves around a young boy, played by Robert Clark, who is a magnet for paranormal activity and attends Horace White High School for Boys along with his three friends Cam, Gwen, and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting, offbeat
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: supernatural, teenage life, young heroes, adventure, supernatural ability, buddies, youth, supernatural power, paranormal phenomena, friends, family relations, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Mom's Got a Date with a Vampire (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The Hansen kids are in a jam. Adam and his best friend Duffy have gotten their hands on some tickets for the Headless Horseman concert, and his sister Chelsea has a date with her dreamy boyfriend Peter. The only problem is they're both ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, scary, captivating
Audience: horror for children, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: vampire, family relations, parents and children, couples, disorder, youth, mischievous children, family, woman in danger, single parent, siblings relations, suspicion ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.7
 169
The White Pony (1999)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Kyrgyzstan, Ireland, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The search for a mystical pony in Ireland.
Style: feel good, humorous, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, mischievous children, youth, pirate, good versus evil, escapades, adventure, imaginary, adventurer, family, hopes, danger ...
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Undercover Kids (2004)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Nicole and Nelson are twins with psychic powers. On the first day of school everyone is talking about the recent vandalism at school. Nicole and Nelson decide to go undercover to find the culprit. The twins get child genius George & his high ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, humorous, disturbing
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: twins, school, save the day, adventure, amateur detective, working undercover, escapades, undercover, danger, prodigy, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Witches Don't Exist (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 81 min.
Story: On her 13th birthday Katie, a talented young girl, receives a magical amulet. This amulet was on a quest to find the fifth and last witch to complete the order of the star witches. Because in it's incomplete form, the order is unable to protect ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, witch, amulet, young heroes, adventure, supernatural, good versus evil, best friends, youth, rivalry, wizards and magicians, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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