Movies like Magic Island

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Magic Island (1995)
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Magic Island (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jack Carlisle is a disillusioned 13-year old boy. His mother is always away at work since his father left. He decides to run away, as his mom won't miss him. As he is ready to leave, his nanny, convinces him to read this 'magic book'. The book is about a pirate adventure on Magic Island. As Jack reads the book, he is sucked into the world and goes on numerous adventures with Prince Morgan, while fleeing the evil Blackbeard the Pirate. He is even saved by Lily, a beautiful mermaid, whom he falls in love with.
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, stylized, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mermaid, island, treasure map, pirate, nanny, adventure, heroes, family, youth, family relations, parents and children, fall in love, adventurer, teenage life, escapades, rivalry, mischievous children, on the run, innocence lost, disorder, child in peril, young heroes, imaginary kingdom, shark, time travel ...
Place: los angeles

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Most similar movies to Magic Island

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, exciting and feel good films with plots about heroes, escapades, adventure, family, danger, imaginary and rivalry mostly in Fantasy, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Magic Island: Peter Pan (2000), Peter Pan Live! (2014), Five Children and It (2004), Peter Pan (2003), Return to Never Land (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Peter Pan (2000)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Broadway musical adaptation of the fabled children's story.
Style: exciting, captivating, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, adventurer, young heroes, adventure, heroes, good versus evil, friends, imaginary kingdom, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, escapades, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: feel good, semi serious, exciting, fairy tale, captivating
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: pirate, adventurer, good versus evil, friendship, heroes, young heroes, mischievous children, rivalry, youth, disorder, adolescence vs adulthood, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, gothic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: wish fulfillment, adventure, young heroes, heroes, mischievous children, youth, disorder, supernatural, rivalry, fish out of water, parents and children, misfit ...
Time: year 1917, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.8
 72K
Peter Pan (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbuckling and the fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become the heroes of an even greater story, when Peter Pan flies into ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, captivating, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: fairy, fantasy world, first love, imaginary kingdom, childhood, adventure, pirate, young heroes, captain, magic, mermaid, boy ...
Time: 20th century
Place: london, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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, exciting, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: fairy, imaginary kingdom, friendship, kidnapping, pirate, heroes, world war two, adventure, family, mischievous children, young heroes, mermaid ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, year 1940
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Adventures in Dinosaur City (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A scientist's kids are sucked into a TV screen and wind up in the Stone Age with cavemen and dinosaurs.
Style: semi serious, exciting, feel good, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: teleportation, kidnapping, animals, dinosaur, puppet, train, teen angst, escapades, space and aliens, misfit, youth, heroes ...
Time: stone age, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.2
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Kids World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: What would you wish for if you were eleven and could have anything in the world? Your parents don't understand you. Your teenage brother is constantly getting you in trouble...for things he did! You're in love with the twelve-year-old girl ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, suspense
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, mischievous children, adventure, experiment gone awry, teenage life, child as adult, friendship, disorder, rescue, youth, best friends, wish come true ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Thirteenth Year (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A teen learns that his birth mother is a mermaid after he begins to grow fins and slimy scales on his thirteenth birthday.
Style: feel good, humorous, stylized, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: mermaid, teenage life, family, rivalry, coming of age, disorder, friends, misfit, escapades, parent child relationship, adopted son, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Dawn of the Dragonslayer (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dawn of the Dragonslayer tells the story of Will (Richard McWilliams), a shepherd's son whose land is ravaged by a dragon.
Style: exciting, stylized, light, serious, epic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: dragon, adventure, heroes, escapades, rivalry, love and romance, youth, supernatural, imaginary kingdom, vengeance, family relations, obsessive quest ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, feel good, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, self discovery, escapades, legends and myths, family, rivalry, injustice, battles, superhero, supernatural, friendship, child ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Red Riding Hood (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Teenage Claire (Morgan Thompson) would rather hang out with her friends at the mall than to stay home with her brother Matt while Grandma babysits. Who wouldn't? Unfortunately, Grandma isn't about to let Claire out of the house. Worse, she ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: little red riding hood, missing person, adventurer, adventure, good versus evil, love and romance, fish out of water, family relations, young heroes, rescue, escapades, dangerous animal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: friends, family relations, disorder, young heroes, mischievous children, misfit, getting home, heroes, family, pirate, youth, rescue ...
Place: australia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, escapades, youth, legends and myths, disorder, friends, family, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: semi serious, feel good, stylized, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ballet, family relations, young heroes, rescue, family, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, disorder, escapades, nutcracker, parallel world, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A blue harvest moon will rise, allowing the fairies to use a precious moonstone to restore the Pixie Dust Tree, the source of all their magic. But when Tinker Bell accidentally puts all of Pixie Hollow in jeopardy, she must venture out across the ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, friendship, imaginary kingdom, mischievous children, adventure, siblings relations, family, heroes, pirate, young heroes, escapades, family relations ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Pirates of the Plain (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "Pirates of the Plain" details the adventure of Jezebel Jack, a pirate with a heart of gold that is sent to the future where he meets Bobby, a young boy with an overactive imagination.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: pirate, heroes, adventurer, adventure, family, rescue, escapades, youth, young heroes, friends, family relations, ship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: nebraska, usa, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, sentimental, captivating, fairy tale, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, young heroes, adventure, orphan, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, family relations, youth, family, estate, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Return to Nim's Island (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fourteen year old Nim, more determined than ever to protect her island and all the wildlife that call it home, faces off against resort developers and animal poachers. Soon she realizes she can’t depend on her animal cohorts alone and must make ...
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, sincere, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: animal rescue, island, adventure, teenage life, escapades, save the day, environmentalism, family relations, family, friendship, poacher, animal life ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Czech Republic, France
Duration: 96 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, sexy ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, boy, youth, escapades, mischievous children, coming of age, heroes, disorder, family relations, friends, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Arthur 3: The War of the Two Worlds (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maltazard, the Evil M, is now 7 feet tall and evolving among the humans, causing terror wherever he goes. His goal is simple: forming an army of giant henchmen and ruling over the universe. Meanwhile, Arthur is still a Minimoy, and thus in a state ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: imaginary kingdom, young heroes, heroic mission, adventure, friendship, family relations, rescue, good versus evil, princess, heroes, disorder, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Pippi in the South Seas (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Pippi in the South Seas (original title is Pippi Långstrump på de sju haven) is a 1970 film, based on the eponymous children's books by Astrid Lindgren with the cast of the 1969 TV series. Pippi, with friends Tommy and Annika, adventures on ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: island, pirate, parents and children, kidnapping, heroic mission, friends, family relations, getting home, treasure hunt, pets, rescue, heroes ...
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ 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: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, adventure, young heroes, nutcracker, godparent, heroes, escapades, good versus evil, save the day, rivalry, disorder, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Adventures of a Teenage Dragonslayer (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Arthur unwittingly discovers the secret to stopping an evil dragon who threatens to destroy all civilization.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, light
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dragon, teenage life, young heroes, adventure, heroes, escapades, troll, friends, deadly creature, best friends, misfit, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Lost Medallion: The Adventures of Billy Stone (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Thailand
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A man who stops into a foster home to drop off some donations soon tells the kids a story about two teenage friends who uncover a long-lost medallion that transports them back in time.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, adventurer, teenage life, treasure hunt, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children, escapades, young heroes, heroes, child protagonist, magic, island ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 4K
Tall Tale (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young boy draws on the inspiration of legendary western characters to find the strength to fight an evil land baron in the old west who wants to steal his family's farm and destroy their idyllic community. When Daniel Hackett sees his father ...
Style: stylized, entertaining, sentimental, melancholic, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, good versus evil, family, heroic mission, daring rescue, treasure hunt, adventurer, countryside, imaginary kingdom, on the run, rescue ...
Time: 20th century
Place: texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, tense, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, good versus evil, heroes, adventure, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, adventurer, sinbad, daring rescue, folk hero, escapades, master villain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Sinbad and his crew intercept a homunculus carrying a golden tablet. Koura, the creator of the homunculus and practitioner of evil magic, wants the tablet back and pursues Sinbad. Meanwhile Sinbad meets the Vizier who has another part of the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cyclops, good versus evil, island, pirate, adventurer, treasure hunt, map, adventure, tattoo, supernatural, escapades, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages, 8th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Treasure Island (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Young Jim Hawkins and peg-legged Long John Silver set sail for adventure in Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of dastardly pirates, swashbuckling heroes, buried treasure and a young boy's amazing courage. The narrative diverges from ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, surprise ending
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, castaway, heroes, treasure map, child hero, traitor, lost treasure, friends, ocean, rescue, master villain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.8
 250K
Hook (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The boy who wasn't supposed to grow up—Peter Pan—did just that, becoming a soulless corporate lawyer whose workaholism could cost him his wife and kids. But a trip to see Granny Wendy in London, where the vengeful Capt. Hook kidnaps ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, exciting, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: fairy, childhood, adventure, duel, kidnapping, pirate, good versus evil, rescue, self discovery, family, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, big ben london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 102
A Dog's Tale (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anything is possible when the Professor tells Tim about a supernova that grants wishes. Unfortunately, when Tim's wish doesn't go as planned, he finds himself in a dog's body!
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: child as adult, mischievous children, adventure, wish come true, treasure hunt, heroes, escapades, daring rescue, youth, hopes, disorder, family life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%