Movies like Peter en de Vliegende Autobus

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Peter en de Vliegende Autobus (1976)
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Peter en de Vliegende Autobus (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Young Peter has a difficult time adjusting at school having been confined to a wheelchair after an accident. He still wants to participate in the school outing and play and wants to come up with a way to make the play actors 'fly' like fairies. By chance the local inventor Quirinus Drijfhout and his son Felix have just perfected their 'Zerostraler', a machine that can make any object float in mid air.
Plot: school, espionage, inventor, farmer, invention, bus, father son relationship, reporter, candy, crystal, amusement park, bus driver, theme park, wheelchair, play
Place: netherlands

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, semi serious, humorous and light films with plots about friendship, adventure, father son relationship, family, school, youth and escapades mostly in Family, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Peter en de Vliegende Autobus: Blinker-Ciko (1982), The Indian (2009), Conni & Co. (2016), To Be King (2012), Ride a Wild Pony (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Blinker-Ciko (1982)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Roman Hlava grew up with his diplomat parents in Latin America where he had been home-schooled by his over doting mother. The over indulgence of affection and praise has given the boy an over confidence. This is quickly squashed by his new peers ...
Plot: female director, friend, ecology, summer, dog, school, diplomat, father son relationship, friendship, vacation, nature, mother son relationship
Place: mexico, czechoslovakia
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95%
 6.2
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The Indian (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Dutch eight-year-old boy Koos discovers he was adopted after birth in Peru. While searching for his roots, Koos meets Peruvian Indians at the cinema. The enterprising rascal now devotes himself to becoming a quintessential Indian, more proudly even ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, light, feel good, dark
Plot: adoption, ritual, indigenous people, ancestor, boy, orphan, determination, tribe, courage, initiation, slingshot, sibling rivalry ...
Place: peru, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 3.7
 149
Conni & Co. (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young girl goes through the ups and downs of school-life.
Plot: school, female director, close up of mouth, strong female character, animal shelter, strong female lead, bravery, friendship, cruelty to animal
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.1
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To Be King (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The seventeen year old Stach is faced with five impossible assignments he has to complete in order to become king. Things do not go as easily as the boisterous Stach had expected, especially when he is confronted with matters of life and death.
Style: semi serious, light, captivating, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: king, assignment, adventure, against the odds, escapades, ambition, palaces castles and temples, teenager, tower, reporter, corruption, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Ride a Wild Pony (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Scott, a poor farm boy, is given a wild pony from a wealthy ranch owner's herd to ride to and from school. Scott and his pony soon become an inseparable team, until one day the pony suddenly disappears. Soon after, the ranch owner's ...
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: farm, school, horse, pony, family, downfall, rise and fall, heroes, ambition, misfit, contests and competitions, escapades ...
Time: 1910s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Earthly and Heavenly Adventures (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 68 min.
Plot: youth, designer, school, glider, classroom, friendship
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Bigfoot (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The whole family will enjoy huge laughs and giant, hairy adventures with this touching tale about a big-hearted Bigfoot. Lost in the forest, he befriends three kids, Percy, Madison and Leonard, who are determined to protect him. When two local ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: rescue, adventure, friendship, friends, danger, youth, captivity, school, in the woods, sasquatch, rivalry, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Back to Hannibal: The Return of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn (1990)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This is yet another telling of the adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn as the two try to clear their friend Jim of murder charges.
Plot: false accusation of murder, false accusation, reporter, childhood friend, friend, trial, lawyer, friendship
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Appalachian Trial (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Four children are lost in the woods during a camping trip with their parents in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains.
Style: christian film
Plot: christianity, camping, lost, widower, hiking, river crossing, father son relationship, christian
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Guns in the Heather (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Walt Disney's 3-part made-for-TV feature, The Secret of Boyne Castle (1969), originally shown on "Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color" (the new title for "Disneyland"), re-edited into feature film form for European ...
Plot: desertion, bound and gagged, defection, student, spy, tourist, physicist, truth serum, espionage, castle, dungeon
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Little Patriot (1995)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Join in one boy's heroic adventure as he fights in the struggle for freedom on the American frontier. James Todd is a young boy growing up in the hostile American wilderness-a rugged and dangerous land also inhabited by the American Indians. ...
Plot: american revolution, native american, soldier, father son relationship, kidnapping, family relations, british, mother son relationship
Time: 1770s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Spread Your Wings (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: France, Norway
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Christian, a visionary scientist, studies wild geese. For his son, a teenager obsessed with video games, the idea of spending a holiday with his father in the wilderness is a nightmare. However, father and son will get together around a crazy ...
Style: sincere, scenic, touching, inspirational, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: goose, wildlife, father son relationship, obsessive quest, animal rescue, teenager, bird, parents and children, ex husband ex wife relationship, geese, endangered species, ecology ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Silly's Sweet Summer (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Schoolboy Martin, bright but small for his age, has to move and change school because of his mother's new jobs, while only his father really tries to understand him. Even before reaches class he bumps into cocky, athletic rascal Oliver. It ...
Plot: child, teenage crush, crush, swimsuit, swimwear, fight, infidelity, fistfight, abuse, father son relationship, embarrassment, swimming pool ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Wild Chicks (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Sprotte is about 12 years old and has a "gang" with her three friends Frieda, Melanie and Trude. Together the girls take Care of Sprottes grandmothers chickens. The new girl in School, Wilma, wishes to join the group, which Melanie is very ...
Style: captivating, touching, humorous
Plot: girl gang, hostility, friendship, friendship between girls, group of friends, school, chicken, chicken coop, shotgun, mascot, female director, treehouse ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Greening of Whitney Brown (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Whitney, a spoiled pre-teen from Philadelphia, is forced to move to the country when her parents feel the squeeze of economic hard times. A fish out of water, far from her comfort zone, she befriends an amazing horse, and undertakes a misguided ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, light, sincere, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: countryside, family relations, dancing, horse, school, adventure, family life, teenage life, farm, family, hopes, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ireland, philadelphia, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Spymate (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Amelia, a young genius and daughter of a top secret agent, unknowingly invents a contraption that makes her the target of an evil scientist.
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, light
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: spy, working undercover, heroes, secret agents, adventure, save the world, danger, espionage, mad scientist, animal life, disorder, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
War of the Buttons (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 1960. The thrilling battles waged by a band of kids from two rival villages in the southern French countryside.
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, friendship, family, countryside, children, school, rivalry, disorder, social relations, uninhibited rivalry, friends, village ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Code M (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When her grandfather has a car accident, Isabel (11) takes on his search for the sword that has been promised to her ancestor centuries ago by the world famous musketeer D’Artagnan. Assisted by her nephew Rik (12) and friend Jules (13), she will ...
Plot: castle, tough girl, strong female lead, strong female character, climbing, secret code, overalls, child, fencing, cave, sword, hospital ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Flying Liftboy (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, exciting, sentimental, suspenseful, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: elevator, heroes, state affairs, family, imaginary, escapades, youth, world spanning, friendship, missing child, miraculous event, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: latin america, europe, new york, holland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Storm Bound (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A ripping adventure yarn about teenage boys who join the crew of a ship of the Dutch East India Company in the 17th century. After a dramatic shipwreck and escape from an attack by natives, they must make their way to safety by themselves.
Style: serious, atmospheric, exciting, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: ship, island, adventure, heroes, survival, isolation, fall in love, confined, danger, youth, escapades, ocean or sea ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Incredible Elephant (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tormented by a giant bully and dealing with the loss of his mom, young Daniel wishes for a special pet to have by his side. After discovering Lumpy-a real, live elephant-in his backyard, it's as if his wish has come true...until his dad ships ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, sincere, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pets, family relations, wish come true, elephant, magic, adventure, young heroes, best friends, youth, family, hopes, single parent ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
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Maya (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An American boy runs away in the Indian jungle after a fight with his father.
Plot: jungle, runaway, snake, train, royalty, doppelganger, cheetah, tiger, elephant, train station, father son relationship, male bonding ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Belle & Sebastian: The Adventure Continues (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: September, 1945. Sebastian impatiently waits for the return of his friend Angelina, whom he has not seen for two years. When the plane carrying the young woman to her small village in the Alps is reported to have crashed in the mountains, Sebastian ...
Style: thought provoking, feel good, light, exciting, captivating
Plot: dog, little boy, friendship, missing person, orphan, courage, airplane accident, mountain, family secret, strong female character, adventure, danger ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Secret of Arkandias (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Theo, not the most popular boy at his school, dreams of escaping the dreary everyday life, experiencing adventure and accomplishing great heroic deeds. His dream seems to be fulfilled when, one day, he finds a very old and magical book in the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, captivating, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, youth, best friends, young heroes, escapades, supernatural, teenage life, magic, friendship, heroes, magical potion, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Lassie (1994)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An update of the Lassie legend stars Thomas Guiry as a troubled city kid whose family retreats to the country, where he befriends the famous collie and changes for the better. Conflict develops when a ruthless sheep rancher causes trouble for ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: countryside, coming of age, dog, family, friendship, animal life, teenage life, family life, mischievous children, pets, father son relationship, boy dog relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Caddie Woodlawn (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The exciting adventures of an 11-year-old tomboy growing up in the Wisconsin frontier of the 1860s. Based on the children's book.
Style: suspense
Plot: tomboy, indian chief, cousin cousin relationship, dog, egg, practical joke, canoe, pocket watch, massacre, dress, horse, uncle niece relationship ...
Time: 1860s, 1800s, 19th century
Place: wisconsin, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Lea to the Rescue (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Born for adventure, Lea Clark heads deep into the Brazilian rainforest, where her most exciting story awaits.
Plot: native tribe, amazon rainforest, family, female director, tribal dance, cell, heroine, animal, interracial friendship, animals, photograph, teenage girl ...
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Real Macaw (1998)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An ancient talking macaw named Mac becomes the saving grace for an elderly man threatened with a nursing home, when it is discovered that the talking bird knows the whereabouts of a buried treasure from its days with a pirate. His grandson decides ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: parrot, pirate, family relations, hotel, treasure hunt, buried treasure, adventurer, adventure, golden years, family, escapades, family life ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Secret of an Old Attic (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Yugoslavia, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During a summer holiday, two boys discover an anti-gravity cannon in an old attic.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: captain, apology, luggage, police investigation, missing person, investigator, father son relationship, bet, sea, police, kidnapping, ex soldier ...
Place: prague czech republic, prague, prague czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Further Adventures of the Wilderness Family (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Wilderness Family now face terrifying times in fierce winter storms, an avalanche, and being attacked by a ferocious pack of hungry wolves. Watch as America's favorite family stands strong together to prove that the best things in life are ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, family relations, winter, wolf, parents and children, family in danger, family life, siblings relations, survival, escapades, danger, family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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