Movies like Babin

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Babin (2008)
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Babin (2008)
Original name: Babine
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As scripted by Quebecois raconteur Fred Pellerin and directed by Luc Picard, this offbeat fantasy comedy details the adventures of Babine (Vincent Guillaume Otis), the son of a witch and a village pariah, as he ventures forth into the world and narrowly evades death.
Style: fairy tale, exciting, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, light, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: village, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, family, clergy, imaginary kingdom, danger, imaginary, rivalry, save the day, witch, love, magic, heroes, village life, society, bullfighter, village idiot
Place: quebec

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Most similar movies to Babin

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, exciting, captivating and humorous films with plots about escapades, adventure, danger, imaginary, heroes, rivalry and imaginary kingdom mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like Babin: Magic Silver (2009), Arabian Adventure (1979), The Magic Door (2007), Ruslan and Ludmila (1972), Grimm's Snow White (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, entertaining, captivating, light, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: young heroes, adventure, wizards and magicians, escapades, danger, family, imaginary kingdom, fairy, mountain, prophecy, courage, save the day ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
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Story: Jack Robinson is a wealthy business man with no time for anything but work. However, a family curse is looming over him - no man in the Robinson line ever lives past the age of thirty. With his upcoming birthday appears the remains of literally ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, imaginary, magic, adventure, mysterious character, dragon, heroes, legends and myths, adventurer, fairy, miniature person, midget ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Arabian Adventure (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An evil caliph (Christopher Lee) offers his daughter’s hand in marriage to a prince if he can complete a perilous quest for a magical rose. Helped by a young boy and a magic carpet, Prince Hasan (Oliver Tobias), has to overcome genies, fire ...
Style: feel good, exciting, captivating, light, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, danger, good versus evil, supernatural, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, friends, heroes, daring rescue, escapades, prince, palace ...
Place: arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 3.9
 221
The Magic Door (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A magic Troll aims to defeat the Black Witch and find the magic door that will lead him home with the help of the Elf Flip, and the Boy Liam.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: getting home, mischievous children, imaginary, escapades, wizards and magicians, danger, youth, rivalry, friendship, troll, magic, forest ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Ruslan and Ludmila (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The film is based on the great Russian poet Alexander Pushkin’s poem of the same name, which happens to be one of the most poetic and beautiful Russian fairy tales. In the midst of the wedding party of Prince Ruslan and Ludmila, daughter of a ...
Style: fairy tale, captivating, exciting, epic, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, heroic mission, rescue, love and romance, escapades, rivalry, adventure, legends and myths, wizards and magicians, danger, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages
Place: finland, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Grimm's Snow White (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the King is killed by ferocious reptile beasts, his Queen takes control of the kingdom. She tries to kill her beautiful stepdaughter SNOW, but she escapes into the enchanted forest...
Style: semi serious, exciting, fairy tale, romantic, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: snow white, cinderella story, forest, imaginary kingdom, sword fight, imaginary, rescue, adventure, escapades, danger, woman in danger, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 3.8
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Witchville (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Prince Malachy returns to his father’s kingdom after the Crusades his first impression is that a bad harvest is the reason that the villagers are sick and hungry. But all is not as it seems and a stranger to the village, warns the new king ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, homecoming, save the kingdom, danger, escapades, imaginary, village, imaginary kingdom, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Veritas, Prince of Truth (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA, UK, Puerto Rico, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Kern has to fight an evil menace that could destroy the earth when Veritas, his favorite comic book hero, comes to life and seeks his help.
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, self discovery, escapades, family, rivalry, danger, battles, injustice, legends and myths, superhero, supernatural, friendship ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the Sultan's first born is taken by an evil sorcerer, Sinbad is tasked with traveling to a desert of magic and creatures to save her.
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, tense, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, heroes, good versus evil, heroic mission, danger, adventure, imaginary kingdom, adventurer, folk hero, daring rescue, rivalry, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Merlin and the War of the Dragons (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 5th Century Britian, a young Merlin struggles for his place in his known land under the tutelage of The Mage, a local wizard whom sees the young man's potential for magic, as well as face off against his evil former friend, Vendiger, whom ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, suspense, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dragon, magic, adventure, legends and myths, supernatural, escapades, imaginary, danger, rivalry, battles, heroes, king ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, escapades, danger, youth, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, family, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.0
 408
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, captivating, sincere
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, rescue, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, hopes, danger, escapades, youth, rivalry, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The NeverEnding Story (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: While hiding from bullies in his school's attic, a young boy discovers the extraordinary land of Fantasia, through a magical book called The Neverending Story. The book tells the tale of Atreyu, a young warrior who, with the help of a luck ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, light, atmospheric, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, dragon, mythology, magic, good versus evil, gnome, heroic mission, reading, fantasy world, evil force, imagination ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Jabberwock Dragon Siege (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Alec a courageous but impetuous knight returns to his home village having been summoned by his older brother Francis to care for their ailing father. The brothers' reunion is short-lived as a traveller terrified and half-crazed arrives to warn ...
Style: exciting, serious, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, daring rescue, heroic mission, supernatural, deadly creature, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, rivalry, deadly, danger, escapades, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Every hundred years, the evil sorceress Morgana returns to claim Fingall's talisman from Merlin, with which she intends to destroy the world. For the last fourteen hundred years she has failed... now she intends to conquer all. Young Ben Clark ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, colourful, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: superhuman powers, save the world, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, escapades, danger, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Snow White (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Snow White's mother dies during childbirth, leaving baby Snow and father John for dead on an icy field, who then receives a visit from one of Satan's representatives, granting him three wishes.
Style: fairy tale, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: snow white, adventure, good versus evil, romance, leadership, danger, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, parents and children, evil witch, curses spells and rituals, magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, light, captivating, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, good versus evil, friendship, knight, danger, supernatural, heroes, parallel world, rivalry, hopes, daring rescue ...
Place: eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Crown and the Dragon (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a war-torn country that is plagued by a vicious dragon, Elenn, an arrogant, young noblewoman, accompanies her aunt on a mission to bring an ancient relic to the secret coronation of the rightful king.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, feel good, sincere
Plot: dragon, heroic mission, adventure, adventurer, escapades, heroes, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, danger, imaginary, on the road, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Magic Silver II (2011)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Norway
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's the harshest winter in memory, and the gnomes' very existence is in danger. Eager to help, Queen Fjellrose betrays one of their strictest rules and goes out looking for the Blue Horn, a magical instrument that can alter the weather.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, semi serious, light
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, danger, imaginary, heroes, adventure, escapades, family, youth, young heroes, save the kingdom, prophecy, dwarf ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Halloweentown II: Kalabar's Revenge (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The Cromwell clan live in the real world, except for their grandmother who lives in Halloweentown, a place where monsters go to escape reality. But now the son of the Cromwells' old enemy Kalabar has a plan to use the grandmother's book to ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, horror for children
Plot: hereditary gift of witchcraft, warlock, witch, magic, halloween, adventure, heroes, friends, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Peter Pan Live! (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Following in the footsteps of the phenomenally successful The Sound of Music LIVE! - which drew over 18 million viewers - comes this musical masterpiece that tells the beloved story of Peter Pan, the mischievous little boy who ran away to Neverland. ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, exciting, fairy tale, captivating
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: pirate, adventurer, young heroes, friendship, good versus evil, heroes, mischievous children, disorder, imaginary, escapades, danger, adolescence vs adulthood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Trouble at Timpetill (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Luxembourg
Duration: 97 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, entertaining, captivating, 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 ⇓
49%
The 7 Adventures of Sinbad (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sinbad, the original Prince of Persia, must complete seven tasks in order to save the world from catastrophe.
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, captivating, mystical
Plot: save the world, heroes, adventure, heroic mission, chaos, race against time, escapades, danger, chases and races, rivalry, legends and myths, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Lost Princess (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The warrior is Esmeralda, a princess who has brains, can fight and is pretty, too. The sexy one is Don Juan, a pretty boy laughing at danger. These two Spanish champions, along with Don Juan's sidekick Miguel, dance and joke their way through a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
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Plot: adventure, royal family, adventurer, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, escapades, heroic mission, rivalry, danger, family, prince, show tunes ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Xuxa and the Elves (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Kira (Xuxa) is a botanical that has magical powers, despite not knowing their origin. Until Nanda (Debby), a girl of 10 years, finds himself trapped in his room an elf named Damiz (Leonardo Cordonis) and asks Kira to help free him. Soon they ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, captivating
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Merlin and the Book of Beasts (2009)
Genre: Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the twenty years since the fall of Camelot, Merlin has become a recluse known as "the wild man of the woods." He is now summoned by a charge of young knights as they quest to destroy an evil wizard who rules the land from a throne of a ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, escapades, rivalry, supernatural, battles, wizards and magicians, legends and myths, arthurian legend, danger, imaginary, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Nutcracker in 3D (2010)
Genre: Action, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in 1920's Vienna, this is the tale of a little girl, whose godfather gives her a special doll one Christmas Eve.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, atmospheric, exciting, entertaining
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, young heroes, adventure, nutcracker, good versus evil, save the day, rivalry, heroes, escapades, godparent, danger, family ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: curses spells and rituals, witch, family, imaginary, adventure, supernatural, wizards and magicians, teaching the ways of the world, good versus evil, disorder, heroic mission, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.3
 107K
Willow (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Fearful of a prophecy stating that a girl child will be born to bring about her downfall, the evil Queen Bavmorda imprisons all pregnant women within the formidable stronghold of Nockmaar. A child, Elora Danan, is born in the Nockmaar dungeons and ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, atmospheric, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, heroes, fairy, black magic, prophecy, queen, magic, heroic mission, wizards, castle ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Ronia: The Robber's Daughter (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Ronya lives happily in her father's castle until she comes across a new playmate, Birk, in the nearby dark forest. The two explore the wilderness, braving dangerous Witchbirds and Rump-Gnomes. But when their families find out Birk and Ronja ...
Style: exciting, captivating, semi serious, feel good, modern fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: forest, friendship, family, family relations, parents and children, mischievous children, imaginary, adventure, castle, palaces castles and temples, imaginary kingdom, uninhibited rivalry ...
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%