Movies like The Little Man

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The Little Man (2015)
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The Little Man (2015)
Original name: Malý pán
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The Little Man lives happily in his little house in the Hollow Mountain. His peaceful life ends once he begins to have dreams about a mysterious house where he is to find what he desires. Even though he does not feel like having any desires, he crack the mystery himself. (A-Company CZ)
Style: retro, fairy tale, psychotronic, humorous, colourful, captivating, entertaining, stylized, puppet animation, urban fantasy
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: puppet, puppetry, puppeteer, robot, party, loneliness, island, scientist, forest, quest, old man, bird, fisherman, chase, painting, nightmare, absurd humor, blindness, flying machine, metamorphosis, escape, transformation, reception, children, humour ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, light and fairy tale films with plots about family, children, adventure, disorder, magic, chase and mentor mostly in Family, Fantasy and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Little Man: Pinocchio (2002), How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (2007), The Midsummer Wreath (2015), Magic Camp (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.4
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Pinocchio (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Roberto Benigni adapts the classic children's tale by Carlo Collodi for the big-budget family-oriented comedy Pinocchio.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventurer, fish out of water, mischievous children, obsessive quest, young heroes, misfit, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, friendship, escapades, rescue, disorder ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville. In Whoville, live the Whos, an almost mutated sort of Munchkin-like people. All the Whos love Christmas, yet just outside of their beloved Whoville lives the Grinch. The Grinch is a nasty ...
Style: fairy tale, stylized, humorous, semi serious, whimsical ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, imaginary kingdom, santa claus, village, redemption, male protagonist, holiday, materialism, rescue, family, disorder, social misfits ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Molly Mahoney is the awkward and insecure manager of Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium, the strangest, most fantastic, most wonderful toy store in the world. But when Mr. Magorium bequeaths the store to her, a dark and ominous change begins to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: objects come to life, magic, miraculous event, accountant, friendship, family, mysterious character, prodigy, toys, boss and employee, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
The Midsummer Wreath (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Princess Verunka's marriage is to save the kingdom, impoverished as a result of its ruler's crazy ideas. She's not hard up for suitors: there's a talented poet, twins - one a general, the other a composer - as well as a ...
Style: psychotronic, fairy tale, humorous, light, feel good
Plot: family relations, inferiority complex, father daughter relationship, princess, rivalry, scientist, teacher, mathematician, schizophrenia, schizophrenic, tradition, envy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Magic Camp (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Andy, at the urging of his former mentor and Magic Camp owner Roy Preston, returns to the camp of his youth hoping to reignite his career. Instead, he finds inspiration in his ragtag bunch of rookie magicians.
Style: captivating, enigmatic, atmospheric, fairy tale, disturbing ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: summer camp, magic trick, disneyland, family, camp, magic, mentor, camp counselor, magician, illusion, illusionist, children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
The Girl on the Broomstick (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Dívka na koštěti or The Girl on the Broomstick is a 1972 Czechoslovak fantasy-comedy film directed by Václav Vorlíček. It tells a story of a teenage witch, Saxana (played by Petra Černocká), frozen in time as a punishment for 300 years, who ...
Style: fairy tale, urban fantasy, psychotronic, cult film
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: donkey, jumping out a window, damsel in distress, jumping through a window, mistrust, lifestyle change, disembodied head, punishment, long haired male, toy, classmate classmate relationship, puppet ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.0
 35K
Nim's Island (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates with a reclusive author of the novel she's reading.
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, scenic, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: island, young heroes, family relations, adventure, danger, exotic island, sea lion, little girl, rescue, agoraphobia, cruise, poacher ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, indonesia, patagonia, singapore, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 8.7
 1K
31 Minutos (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Chile
Duration: 31 min.
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Story: 31 minutos is a Chilean television show which takes the form of a mock news broadcast, and is fronted by puppets who present various items. The program was devised by Álvaro Díaz and Pedro Peirano and is produced by their own company, APLAPLAC. It ...
Style: funny, feel good, light, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: puppet, friendship, humour, news anchor, workplace, empathy, rock music, ecology
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Crazy Kingdom (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Story: By some quirk of fate, the two small-time thieves and the spoiled princess find themselves in the Black Forest full of magic beings who believe that everyone has a chance to mend his ways. However, sometimes even the best intentions need to take a ...
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: criminal, kingdom, royal family, fairy godmother, supernatural power, absurd humor, con men, unpunished crime, husband wife relationship, criminal as protagonist, friend, prince ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Kingdom of False Mirrors (1963)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Kingdom of Crooked Mirrors is a 1964 Soviet fairy tale film directed by Aleksandr Rou based on a story with the same name by Vitali Gubarev. Both the surreal story by Vladimir Gubarev, together with the 1964 film, written in a Through The Looking ...
Style: fairy tale, colourful, stylized, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: twins, alternate reality, magical, magic, imaginary kingdom, children, imagination, adventure, king, good versus evil, transformation, russian ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
A Christmoose Carol (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bullied young boy befriends a flying, talking moose that crashed through his ceiling after a test-flight with Santa went terribly awry in this holiday film for the whole family. But later, just as Mr. Moose and Beril strike up a friendship, the ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, friendship, adventure, heroes, youth, escapades, family, animal life, christmas, children, friends, wounded animal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.1
 127K
Casper (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Furious that her late father only willed her his gloomy-looking mansion rather than his millions, Carrigan Crittenden is ready to burn the place to the ground when she discovers a map to a treasure hidden in the house. But when she enters the ...
Style: feel good, sweet, touching, light, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, halloween, ghost, supernatural, mischievous children, afterlife, haunted house, friends, family, single father, life after death, ghost child ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: new england, usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
A Tale of Lost Times (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Four evil wizards succeeded to become young by using a time stolen from lazy kids. Now these kids who became seniors must act fast if they want to return to their real age.
Style: fairy tale, captivating, sincere, sentimental, light
Plot: spell, redemption, evil sorcerer, chase, obstacle, justice, transformation, hopes, childhood, family relations, adventure, friendship ...
Place: ussr, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Blackbeard's Ghost (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Peter Ustinov stars as the eponymous wraith, who returns to Earth to aid his descendant, elderly Elsa Lanchester (Stowecroft). The villains want to kick Lanchester and her friends out of their group home so that they can build a crooked casino. Good ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, pirate, witch, college, gambling, island, supernatural, escapades, fish out of water, friendship, goofy hero, good versus evil ...
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The owner of a bank (Miss Bitterman) wants to own the Muppet Theatre so she can build a nightclub over it. After she tricks Pepe into giving her the only copy of the contract between her father and the Muppets, she changes it so the Muppets have ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, witty, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: christmas, puppets, muppets, puppet, goofy hero, friendship, puppetry, theater, friends who live together, family, friends, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jim Carrey stars as Tom Popper, a successful businessman who’s clueless when it comes to the really important things in life...until he inherits six “adorable” penguins, each with its own unique personality. Soon Tom’s rambunctious roommates ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, funny, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: penguins, pets, animal life, animals, family relations, bird, inheritance, animal training, children, parents and children, birds, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1976, year 1980, year 1981 ...
Place: new york, antarctica, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Princess and the Scribe (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Pranks and horseplay are what royal scribe Janek and princess Amálka amuse themselves with most of the time. Preparations for a grand party are in full swing at the castle, and everything appears to be bathing in sunshine. Until a dark cloud ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, talky, atmospheric, light ...
Plot: kingdom, princess, group of friends, class differences, missing person, mysterious man, missing child, kidnapper, king, father daughter relationship, father son reunion, employer employee relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Muppets from Space (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Gonzo's breakfast cereal tells him that he's the descendant of aliens from another planet, his attempts at extraterrestrial communication get him kidnapped by a secret government agency, prompting the Muppets to spring into action. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, exciting, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, friendship, mad scientist, puppets, puppet, ufo, family, heroic mission, benign alien, rescue, escapades, fish out of water ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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The Promised Princess (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A narrative fairy tale in which golden-haired princess Radost is promised as wife to a pirate. Will brave Jirík fulfill three tasks, defeat the suitor, keep his promise and bring Radost to his cruel prince?
Style: psychotronic, twists and turns, humorous, tense, suspense
Plot: photographer, teenage boy, supernatural power, king, kidnapped, rivals, chase, father daughter relationship, queen, princess, husband wife relationship, male objectification ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Pan (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Living a bleak existence at a London orphanage, 12-year-old Peter finds himself whisked away to the fantastical world of Neverland. Adventure awaits as he meets new friend James Hook and the warrior Tiger Lily. They must band together to save ...
Style: fairy tale, visually appealing, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fantasy world, orphan, magic, pirate, child protagonist, heroes, adventure, flying, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, mischievous children, danger ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 18th century, future
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.7
 44K
Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Dr. John Dolittle the beloved doctor is back, but this time around he plays cupid to bumbling circus bear Archie as he's so smitten by a Pacific Western bear female, Ava. Dr. Dolittle must help a group of forest creatures to save their forest. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sweet, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: veterinarian, friends, couple relations, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, friendship, goofy hero, family relations, power relations, silly humor, father daughter relationship, bear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, san francisco, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Flintstones (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Modern Stone Age family the Flintstones hit the big screen in this live-action version of the classic cartoon. Fred helps Barney adopt a child. Barney sees an opportunity to repay him when Slate Mining tests its employees to find a new executive. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, offbeat, not serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: caveman, dinosaur, friendship, family life, family relations, cavemen, best friend, family, adoption, workplace, buddies, eccentric family ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Son of the Mask (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Australia, France, Venezuela, Canada, Romania
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Tim Avery, an aspiring cartoonist, finds himself in a predicament when his dog stumbles upon the mask of Loki. Then after conceiving an infant son "born of the mask", he discovers just how looney child raising can be.
Style: humorous, absurd, idiotic, light, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: baby, superhero, mischievous children, mask, chaos and mayhem, supernatural ability, adventure, parallel world, parents and children, misfit, intrigue, dog ...
Time: 2000s
Place: pakistan, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 4.4
 19K
The Shaggy Dog (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The tale of a workaholic dad-turned-dog who finds that being man's best friend shows him the most important job - being a great dad.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: human becomes animal, dog, family, human becoming an animal, experiment gone awry, pets, transformation, parents and children, disorder, family life, genetic engineering, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Muppets' Wizard of Oz (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Muppets' Wizard of Oz follows a young woman named Dorothy Gale who dreams of becoming a singer but is unable to pursue her dreams. After being swept up by a tornado with her pet prawn Toto, Dorothy embarks on a journey to meet the Wizard of ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: puppet, witch, adventure, young heroes, friendship, wizard of oz, rescue, danger, escapades, scarecrow, puppetry, imaginary kingdom ...
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Jacob Two Two Meets the Hooded Fang (1999)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jacob Two Two Meets The Hooded Fang is about a young boy who strives to be heard. He is nicknamed "Two-Two" for having to say things twice to be heard. One day, he decided to buy the groceries for his parents. There is a misunderstanding ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, atmospheric, offbeat, gothic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: store, prison, island, losing-it hero, adventure, escapades, family, silly humor, escape, on the run, single parent, showbiz ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.8
 763
Dog Gone (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A courageous boy battles a gang of bumbling thieves to rescue a dog carrying a fortune in stolen diamonds.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, caper, rescue, disorder, escapades, rivalry, adventure, crime gone awry, heist, danger, odd couple, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Elmo loves his fuzzy, blue blanket, and would never let anything happen to it. However, a tug-of-war with his friend Zoe sends his blanket to a faraway land, and Elmo in hot pursuit. Facing life without his cherished blanket, Elmo musters all of his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: rescue, puppet, family, puppets, adventure, friendship, partners, heroic mission, fish out of water, imaginary kingdom, friends, disorder ...
Place: sesame street
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 ⇓
74%
 5.1
 58K
Cats & Dogs (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a professor develops a vaccine that eliminates human allergies to dogs, he unwittingly upsets the fragile balance of power between cats and dogs and touches off an epic battle for pet supremacy. The fur flies as the feline faction, led by Mr. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, light, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: pets, dog, heroes, rivalry, secret agents, family, adventure, chase, rescue, danger, master villain, good versus evil ...
Place: egypt, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%