Movies and TV shows like Arabela

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Arabela (1980)
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Arabela (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Arabela was a children's television series produced in Czechoslovakia which aired from 1979 to 1981. The series has 13 episodes and is in the Czech language.
Style: fairy tale, urban fantasy
Audience: kids
Plot: princess, magical power, magic, revenge, wizards, parallel world, kingdom, family relations, tv host, sorcerer, magical ring, fairy, parallel worlds
Place: central europe

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Most similar movies to Arabela

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out fairy tale, captivating, humorous and psychotronic films and TV series with plots about magic, princess, prince, family relations, king, wizards and kingdom mostly in Fantasy, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like Arabela: The Cave of the Golden Rose (1991), Rumburak (1985), The Salt Prince (1983), How to Wake a Princess (1978), It Is Hell with the Princess (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Cave of the Golden Rose (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: In the middle of a war between two kingdoms queen died tragically while giving birth to her third daughter. The king wanted a male heir to his throne and torn by the death of his wife, decides to sacrifice the girl and leads to the Cave of the ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: love, sword and sorcery, prince, princess, duel, medieval, king, kingdom, pagan, wizards and magicians, feminist, impostor ...
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100%
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Rumburak (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Wizarding criminal Rumburak, exiled to the Mortal Realm, uses a supercomputer to recreate his lost spell formulas. His software falls into the hands of humans, chaos ensues, and Rumburak suddenly finds himself on the side of good.
Style: psychotronic, fairy tale, urban fantasy
Audience: kids
Plot: rivalry, school, prank, coworker relationship, suitor, parallel world, wizards, science gone wrong, rivals, family relations, scientific discovery, teenage girl ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Salt Prince (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A fairy-tale about the power of love. The old king Pravoslav feels it is time to entrust the rule over his kingdom to one of his three daughters - the one that loves him the most. The youngest, Maruška, fails her father's expectations about ...
Style: fairy tale
Audience: kids
Plot: mythology, family relations, female protagonist, vanity, curse, happy ending, castle, humility, surrealism, royal court, morality, father daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
How to Wake a Princess (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The king Dalimil and the queen Eliska waited to see a longed-for offspring - a daughter Ruzenka. But Eliska's envious and bad sister Melánie curses her. When Ruzenka becomes 17 years old she will prick her finger and she will fall asleep for ...
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: sleeping beauty, princess, queen, curse, godmother, fictitious kingdom, prince, king
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Prince and the Evening Star (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A wonderful fairytale about looking for love, defeating evil and learning some valuable moral lessons on the way. The story begins with the young Prince Velen , who is left in charge of the castle and his three sisters. During the night he has a ...
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Audience: kids
Plot: mythology, wizards, king, prince, princess, fictitious kingdom, shapeshifting, shapeshifter, disguise, shape shifting, quest, warlock ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
It Is Hell with the Princess (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A fairy-tale comedy about a hard-headed princess (Tereza Voriskova) and obstinate prince (Jirí Mádl) whose royal machinations draw the ire of Lucifer himself. What happens when the royal heirs refuse to marry? Will there be a wedding or a war?
Style: fairy tale, satirical, semi serious, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: princess, fictitious kingdom, kingdom, conflict, parents and children, prince, relationship problems, deception, male female relationship, arranged marriage, con trick, wedding ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Dwarf (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Style: humorous, funny, captivating, light, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: wish come true, family relations, dysfunctional family, husband wife relationship, absurd humor, lifestyle change, mysterious event, little girl, small town, supernatural power, magic, absurdism ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Cave of the Golden Rose 4 (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 195 min.
TV show
Story: A black cloud travels across country, kills animals and plants and dries up the rivers. When the cloud reaches Fantaghiro's kingdom she meets Prince Parsel who follows the cloud to get his stolen castle back. After her castle vanishes, too, ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: love, wizards, anthropomorphism, magic, witch, black magic, volcano, talking horse, talking animals, sword and sorcery, warlock
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Cave of the Golden Rose 3 (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 190 min.
TV show
Story: The powerful evil wizard Tarabas gets knowledge about a prophecy that a king's child will defeat him. So he sends out his army of dead soldiers to kidnap all royal children. When the soldiers attack Fantaghiro's castle to steal the babies ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: evil witch, sorceress, magic, heroine, witch, redemption, wizards, wizards and magicians, turned to stone, kingdom, talking horse, anthropomorphism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Devil Knows Why (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Fairytale. A good king rules this land, but still things are going from bad to worse. The point is that the greedy Minister of State has an interesting pact with the devil - for bringing the kingdom into a state of dire poverty and the king to hell, ...
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: kingdom, princess, pact with the devil, lucifer, hell, man wearing a wig
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Fungus the Bogeyman (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 67 min.
TV show
Story: An adaptation of Raymond Briggs' children's classic that mixes live action and CGI animation to follow the adventures of a family of green monsters who live in the slimy underground world of Bogeydom. Fungus and his wife Mildew suspect ...
Style: fairy tale, realistic, entertaining, funny, feel good ...
Audience: kids
Plot: monster, father son relationship, teenage son, satire, teen rebel, escapades, family relations, magical creature, adventure, fantasy world, father and son, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Immortal Woman (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The filmed fairy-tale is a comedy based on the classical story about Reason and Happiness. This enchanting couple is ever debating on which of the two is more important for mankind, their encounters are watched by the third fairy-tale figure aunt ...
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: holiday, king, princess, manipulative woman, bet, snake, female villain, manipulative person, villainess, psychological manipulation, female antagonist, manipulative behavior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Once Upon a Time... Happily Never After (2022)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Spain
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A tragically separated couple must find each other in another life to break a spell on their town, but the arrival of two tourists threaten their chance.
Style: fairy tale, romantic, entertaining, satirical, captivating ...
Plot: satire, magic, love triangle, wizards, couples, love and romance, magical, relationships, looking for love, love affair, couple relations, music ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Teen Angel (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Teen Angel is an American fantasy sitcom that aired during ABC's TGIF Friday night lineup from 1997 to 1998. The series was created by Simpsons writers/producers Al Jean and Mike Reiss.
Style: sitcom
Audience: kids
Plot: high school, teenager, magic, angel, heaven, miraculous event, teenage boy, guardian angel, live action
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Adventures of Pinocchio (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 321 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Carlo Collodi's classic novel, this mini-series is about an animated puppet named Pinocchio and his father, a poor woodcarver named Geppetto.
Style: light, fairy tale, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: carabinieri, pinocchio, adventure, father son relationship, puppet, young heroes, friends, performance, escapades, friendship, fairy, cons and scams ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Pirlimpimpim (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Brazil
TV show
Story: The adventures in science, history, learning and fantasy of a girl, a boy and their two living toys, starting from the ranch where they live, known as the Yellow Woodpecker.
Style: semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, captivating, fable
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, fantasy world, magic, forest, adventure, young heroes, youth, escapades, family, wizards and magicians, imaginary kingdom, fish out of water ...
Place: brazil, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Feather Fairy (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia, West Germany, Italy, Austria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A fairy-tale about an old lady who takes care of snow and Jakub who does not fear death. It reflects the idea of people's longing for happiness, love and understanding, their effort to overcome troubles and win over death. It criticizes greed ...
Style: fairy tale
Audience: kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Charmings (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Charmings is an American fantasy sitcom that aired from March 1987 to February 1988 on ABC. Based on the fairy tale Snow White, it chronicles Snow White and Prince Charming after they are transported in time from the Enchanted Forest to the 20th ...
Style: sitcom, fairy tale, parody, semi serious, not serious ...
Audience: kids, date night, family outing
Plot: time travel, snow white, missing person, magic, lifestyle, family, love and romance, friends, poisoning, couples, disorder, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Nanny and the Professor (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Nanny and the Professor is an American fantasy situation comedy created by AJ Carothers and Thomas L. Miller for 20th Century Fox Television. During pre-production, the proposed title was Nanny Will Do.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids
Plot: babysitting, single parent, nanny, family relations, disorder, family, mischievous children, supernatural, youth, supernatural ability, family life, german shepherd ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Sleeping Beauty (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia, France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A beautiful princess born in a faraway kingdom is destined by a terrible curse to prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel and fall into a deep sleep that can only be awakened by true love's first kiss.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: dream, fairy, revenge, queen, love, prince, king, baby, newborn, brothers grimm
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Brave Little Tailor (1991)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia, West Germany, Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: tailor, princess, king, memory, unicorn, butterfly, vigilante, dancing, fear, brothers grimm, butt naked, mask
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Dwight in Shining Armor (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Dwight, a 21st century teen, falls into an ancient, underground chamber and lands lip-to-lip with Gretta, a gothic princess who has been magically sleeping for a thousand years.
Style: funny, captivating, exciting
Plot: medieval, knight, princess, good versus evil, magic, female warrior, showdown, wizards and magicians, adventure, magician, sleeping, obsessive quest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The House Elf (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the ordinary and bustling city of Moscow there is an unusual House, overgrown with hundreds of secrets and mysteries. In this house there is a strange apartment, in which not a single tenant has stayed for a long time. And only when an ...
Style: captivating, fairy tale, enigmatic, disturbing, atmospheric
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: house, supernatural being, family, magic, cat, black magic, single mother, wizards and magicians, elf, hidden treasure, evil wizard, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Zapped (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Brian Weaver, an online data marketing assistant (even he doesn't know what that is), finds himself abruptly transported to a parallel world, a place of bizarre creatures, magical forces and psychopathic fairies.
Style: feel good, witty, entertaining, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: time travel, alternate reality, magic, amulet, unlikely hero, interdimensional travel, wizards, mermaid, parallel world, misfit, obsessive quest, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Snow Queen (1986)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Finnish live action adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale, The Snow Queen. The tale centers on the struggle between good and evil as experienced by a little boy and girl, Kai and Kerttu.
Style: fairy tale, surreal, uplifting
Audience: kids
Plot: children, child in peril, ballerina, witchcraft, witch, princess, ballet, prince, snow
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Other Kingdom (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Astral is a fairy princess who lives in the secret fairy kingdom of Athenia which is full of mythical creatures. While that sounds amazing, Astral likes to fantasize about living in the human world and attending high school. Once she leaves her home ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, entertaining, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fairy, kingdom, princess, high school, magic, fish out of water, heir to the throne, fantasy world, adventure, teenager, magical, magical power ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
Gritta von Rattenzuhausbeiuns (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: East Germany
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The tale of young Gritta who lives with her father, an unsuccessful inventor. When her new stepmother tries to put her away in a convent she discovers some dark secrets there.
Style: fairy tale, modern fairy tale
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, children, first love, family relations, escape, puberty, nude bathing, strong female character, monarchy, king, runaway child, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Out of the Blue (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Out Of The Blue is an American fantasy sitcom that aired on ABC during the fall of 1979. It is chiefly notable as having featured a Mork & Mindy crossover, and for the controversy surrounding its status as a spin-off of Happy Days. The series ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: angel, child care, orphan, heaven, surrealism, magic, high school, family relations
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
One Thousand and One Nights (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Shahrazad travels through desert searching for the man she loves and who she believes she has lost forever. She arrives at a castle, the home of a prince who kills anyone who dares enter. She convinces the prince to grant her one night to tell him a ...
Style: fairy tale, emotional, suspenseful, touching, captivating
Plot: arabian nights, princess, lovers apart, love and romance, love triangle, harem, family relations, love, obsession, battles, king, magic ...
Time: ancient times
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The White Lady (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This castle has its own ghost - a mysterious White lady. She emerges from the painting on the wall when someone speaks out magic formula. White lady is good ghost, she can make someone's wishes true. Even if it is a new duct. But a miracle is ...
Style: buddy comedy, psychotronic, urban fantasy
Plot: ghost, satire, female ghost, bureaucracy, magical power, political satire, small town, priest, mysterious event, ghost story, painting
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%