Movies like The Water Babies

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The Water Babies (1978)
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The Water Babies (1978)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Poland, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This children's fantasy tells the story of a 12-year-old boy who discovers a complex underwater world where young children are held prisoner by an evil shark and an eel.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, lobster, adventure, pirate, youth, family, heroes, ocean or sea, captivity, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, babies and infants, danger, heroic mission, imaginary, false accusation, escapades, rivalry, rescue, young heroes, daring rescue, righting the wronged, boy, fish, polar bear ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1850s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire

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Most similar movies to The Water Babies

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and exciting films with plots about escapades, family, adventure, danger, young heroes, good versus evil and rivalry mostly in Animation, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Water Babies: Bartok the Magnificent (1999), Freddie as F.R.O.7. (1992), The Snow Queen (2012), My Little Pony: The Movie (1986), Shark Bait (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bartok the Magnificent (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Russia is being terrorized by an evil witch known as Baba Yaga; the only one who is not afraid of her is Bartok the Magnificent. Bartok, an albino bat, has just arrived in Moscow and is impressing everyone with his performances, including Prince ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: preschoolers, teens, kids, family outing
Plot: witch, bat, prince, rescue, orphan, partners, disorder, heroes, friendship, parallel world, odd couple, misfit ...
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe (1979)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This emmy award winner for Best Animated Special is based on the first tale of C.S. Lewis' acclaimed children's books, "The Chronicles of Narnia." When four children pass through a special wardrobe closet, they discover the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: betrayal, righting the wronged, rivalry, youth, danger, supernatural ability, heroes, parallel world, good versus evil, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: exciting, feel good, humorous, light, tense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: young heroes, heroic mission, adventure, friendship, disorder, rescue, family relations, escapades, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, danger, youth ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Arthur and the Revenge of Maltazard (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Arthur answers a distress call from Princess Selenia, who is menaced by the nefarious Maltazard.
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, touching, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: fairy, young heroes, adventure, good versus evil, youth, daring rescue, imaginary kingdom, save the day, family, escapades, danger, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: feel good, sincere, entertaining, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, friendship, imaginary, adventure, young heroes, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, magic, mischievous children, small town, supernatural, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Freddie as F.R.O.7. (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story about a man-sized frog named Prince Frederic who is turned into a frog by his wicked aunt Messina and hired by British Intelligence to solve the mysterious disappearances of some of Britain's greatest monuments. Several hundred years ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, feel good, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: espionage, frog, family, adventure, mischievous children, chases and races, young heroes, obsessive quest, heroes, superhuman powers, imaginary, master villain ...
Place: england, france, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Snow Queen (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: Russia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The ice-cold Snow Queen wishes to turn the world into a frozen landscape, with no light, no joy, no happiness, and no free will. A young man, Kai, is rumored to be the son of a man who is the queen's only remaining threat. He is abducted and ...
Style: exciting, captivating, sweet, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, young heroes, daring rescue, adventure, friendship, imaginary, heroic mission, family, foe turned friend, evil empire, brother sister relationship, folk tale ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Land Before Time XI: Invasion of the Tinysauruses (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: While trying to obtain "Tree Sweets", Littlefoot into the tree and knocks down all the blossoms, attracting the Tinysauruses. They devour the plants and disappear. But Littlefoot isn't blamed for the disappearance, instead he ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, heroes, adventure, friendship, mischievous children, unlikely partners, heroic mission, good versus evil, rescue, anti heroes, escapades, single parent ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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My Little Pony: The Movie (1986)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The little ponies send out a search party for Lickity Split and Spike, while the witch Hydia decides to make the Smooze, an unstoppable purple ooze that will eat and destroy everything in its path.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: young heroes, imaginary, unlikely partners, heroic mission, friends, imaginary kingdom, wish come true, adventure, escapades, animal life, heroes, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer (1985)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Rainbow Brite, and her magical horse Starlite, must stop an evil princess and her underlings from taking over the planet Spectra. When they meet Orin, the wise Sprite tries to make the two children get along and work together to stop the evil ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, adventure, imaginary kingdom, escapades, family, imaginary, mischievous children, heroes, disorder, good versus evil, heist ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Shark Bait (2006)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 77 min.
Story: After losing everything, a young fish, Pi, goes to live with his family on the Reef. There he meets the love of his life but finds that she already has the unwanted affections of a bully shark. He must follow his destiny to save her and rid the Reef ...
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: fish, shark, escapades, teaching the ways of the world, adventure, cons and scams, family, family relations, friends, imaginary, parents and children, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Chipmunk Adventure (1987)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Alvin has entered himself and Simon and Theodore in a hot-air balloon race around the world against the Chipettes to deliver diamonds for a group of diamond smugglers. The winners will collect a prize of $100,000. Kids and adults will enjoy this ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, imaginary, race against time, best friends, disorder, heroes, partners, chase, friendship, rivalry, mischievous children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
How the Toys Saved Christmas (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Luxembourg
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Santa's helper La Befana falls ill and must take off a Christmas Eve, she recruits Scarafoni to help deliver all the toys. No one but the toys knows is that Scarafoni plans to auction off the toys to the highest bidder, which means the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, exciting, fairy tale
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, rivalry, family life, disorder, heroes, parallel world, orphan, revolution, mischievous children, family, danger, youth ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Balto: Wolf Quest (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Balto and his daughter Aleu embark on a journey of adventure and self discovery.
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pets, heroic mission, getting home, parents and children, hopes, adventure, friends, family, daring rescue, young heroes, escapades, family relations ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation (1986)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: This animated adventure goes back in time to the Care Bears' first-ever Caring Mission, when True Heart Bear and Noble Heart Horse touch down on Earth to boost the spirits of some unhappy kids at summer camp. But the evil Dark Heart has other ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, dark, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: summer camp, good versus evil, rescue, orphan, family, kids and family, friendship, animal life, disorder, heroes, buddies, youth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Pokemon: Jirachi - Wish Maker (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Ash, Pikachu and friends (minus Misty) were visiting a festival celebrating the appearance of a comet when they stumble upon a mysterious rock-like crystal...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary, adventure, rivalry, danger, heroes, obsessive quest, good versus evil, escapades, heroic mission, young heroes, friends, friendship ...
Time: 2000s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: During a summer stay on the mainland, Tinker Bell is accidentally discovered while investigating a little girl's fairy house. As the other fairies, led by the brash Vidia, launch a daring rescue in the middle of a fierce storm, Tink develops a ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: fairy, friends, rescue, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, mischievous children, curses spells and rituals, exploit, heroes, disorder, escapades, family ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
James and the Giant Peach (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When the young orphan boy James spills a magic bag of crocodile tongues, he finds himself in possession of a giant peach that flies him away to strange lands.
Style: surreal, stylized, offbeat, feel good, scary ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, surrealism, orphan, hot dog, aunt, adventure, family, friendship, imaginary kingdom, escapades, young heroes, giant ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Tarzan 2 (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Experience the beginning of the legend with Disney's Tarzan Ⅱ, a hilarious, all-new, animated motion picture loaded with laughs, irresistible new songs by Phil Collins, and the inspired voice talent of Glenn Close, George Carlin, and Emmy ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, colourful, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: jungle, tarzan, mischievous children, family, young heroes, adventure, good versus evil, survival, orphan, rescue, self discovery, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1900s, turn of the century, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: island, kidnapping, fairy, friendship, pirate, flying, mermaid, adventure, family, escapades, imaginary kingdom, family relations ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1950s, 1940s, year 1940
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Princess and the Cobbler (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is written among the limitless constellations of the celestial heavens, and in the depths of the emerald seas, and upon every grain of sand in the vast deserts, that the world which we see is an outward and visible dream, of an inward and ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: desert, troubled production, princess, cinderella story, family, curses spells and rituals, adventure, wizards and magicians, friends, escapades, heroic mission, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A little boy whose dreams transcend reality is sucked into his own fantasy, which is everything he has dreamed of, until he unleashes an old secret that may not only destroy this perfect dream world but reality itself.
Style: stylized, semi serious, humorous, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, family, master villain, escapades, mischievous children, heroic mission, kids in trouble, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, daring rescue, friends, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Pippi Longstocking (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Sweden, Germany, Canada
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Pippi is a little girl who lives in her house with her horse and her monkey, while her father is sailing the seas.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, village life, youth, danger, treasure hunt, pirate, escapades, friends, family relations, mischievous children, family, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Sinbad (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A brave young man fights with courage against all enemies to earn his wealth.
Style: serious, feel good, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventurer, heroes, good versus evil, pirate, treasure hunt, island, danger, friendship, rivalry, ship, ocean or sea, adventure ...
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning (2008)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Follow Ariel's adventures before she gave up her fins for true love. When Ariel wasn't singing with her sisters, she spent time with her mother, Queen Athena. Ariel is devastated when Athena is kidnapped by pirates, and after King Triton ...
Style: captivating, humorous, colourful, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: mermaid, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, princess, young heroes, underwater, rivalry, family, adventure, disney, follow your dream, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1830s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Happily N'Ever After 2 (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Fairy tales collide when Mambo and Munk tip the scales of good and evil once again.
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: family, daring rescue, parody, parallel world, heroes, royal family, disorder, family life, teenage life, on the run, good versus evil, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Return of Jafar (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: The evil Jafar escapes from the magic lamp as an all-powerful genie, ready to plot his revenge against Aladdin. From battling elusive villains atop winged horses, to dodging flames inside an exploding lava pit, it's up to Aladdin - with ...
Style: feel good, exciting, semi serious, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: revenge, rescue, good versus evil, genie, family, adventure, vengeance, hopes, wish come true, escapades, rivalry, friendship ...
Time: 18th century
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Care Bears Movie (1985)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The Care Bears have their work cut out for them, because Nicolas, a lonely magician's assistant, is about to fall under the evil influence of a bad spirit who lives in an ancient magic book -- it seems Nicolas will do just about anything for ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, toddlers
Plot: friendship, orphan, good versus evil, cloud, family, adventure, mischievous children, young heroes, wish come true, imaginary, wizards and magicians, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, India
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dorothy wakes up in post-tornado Kansas, only to be whisked back to Oz to try to save her old friends the Scarecrow, the Lion, the Tin Man and Glinda from a devious new villain, the Jester. Wiser the owl, Marshal Mallow, China Princess and Tugg the ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, feel good
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: danger, imaginary, friends, imaginary kingdom, adventure, on the road, lion, dog, objects come to life, escapades, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil ...
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: An ancient myth of a massive creature sparks the curiosity of Tinker Bell and her good friend Fawn, an animal fairy who’s not afraid to break the rules to help an animal in need. But this creature is not welcome in Pixie Hollow — and the scout ...
Style: exciting, sentimental, fairy tale, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, friendship, imaginary kingdom, adventure, young heroes, dangerous animal, in the woods, rescue, fantasy world, tomboy, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%