Movies like Magic in the Mirror

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Magic in the Mirror (1996)
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Magic in the Mirror (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Romania, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A little girl's imaginary friends come to life when she goes through her great-grandmother's antique mirror, a la Alice, after she sees it glowing.
Plot: portal, imaginary friend, magical mirror, girl, duck, parallel world, forest, kingdom, alternate reality, female protagonist, mirror, mad scientist, little girl, child protagonist, evil queen, laser beam, parallel worlds

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Most similar movies to Magic in the Mirror

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and cult film films with plots about family, adventure, magic, chase, imaginary, escapades and friendship mostly in Family, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Magic in the Mirror: Once Upon a Time (1987), Day-O (1992), Alice in Wonderland (1999), Mirror Mirror (2012), Princess and the Scribe (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Once Upon a Time (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Philippines
Story: The "Tikbalang" Puga searches for the magic crystal which will restore peace in his land. His dangerous quest leads him to earth where he meets three young men.
Plot: crystal, alternate reality, alternate dimension, horse, chase, shopping mall, parallel world, alternate timeline, world domination, warrior, parallel worlds, interdimensional travel ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.8
 196
Day-O (1992)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A five-year-old named Grace creates an imaginary friend, because her parents only pay attention to the new baby, Tony. Now at 35, his sole friend reappears to help her.
Plot: family relations, imaginary friend, friendship, self esteem, parent child relationship, father daughter relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Double, Double Toil and Trouble (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Farmer family is in big debts; they might lose their house soon. The seven year old Farmer twins, Kelly and Lynn, decide not to let this happen. They discover that somebody really mean and shrewd is responsible for all the problems of their ...
Style: humorous, feel good, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: twins, rescue, halloween, supernatural, rivalry, family, heroes, adventure, imaginary, danger, escapades, young heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Alice in Wonderland (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Alice follows a white rabbit down a rabbit-hole into a whimsical Wonderland, where she meets characters like the delightful Cheshire Cat, the clumsy White Knight, a rude caterpillar, and the hot-tempered Queen of Hearts and can grow ten feet tall or ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: parallel world, tea party, rabbit, mischievous children, imaginary, escapades, youth, young heroes, teaching the ways of the world, friendship, imaginary kingdom, wish come true ...
Time: victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 5.6
 83K
Mirror Mirror (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After she spends all her money, an evil enchantress queen schemes to marry a handsome, wealthy prince. There's just one problem - he's in love with a beautiful princess, Snow White. Now, joined by seven rebellious dwarves, Snow White ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, romantic, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, date night, preschoolers, girls' night, teens
Plot: evil queen, prince, snow white, imaginary kingdom, adventure, imaginary, save the day, fall in love, financial problem, cinderella story, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: class differences, kingdom, missing person, mysterious man, group of friends, princess, missing child, father son reunion, wedding, father daughter relationship, coronation, kidnapping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An 11-year old boy believes that he is the best detective in town and runs the agency Total Failures with his best friend, an imaginary 1,200 pound polar bear.
Plot: polar bear, hamster, police station, boy, teacher, single mother, girl, mission, classmate, police officer, zoo, dead animal ...
Time: 2020s
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Little Monsters (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young boy is scared of the monster under his bed. He asks his 6th grade brother to swap rooms for the night as a bet that the monster really exists. Soon the brother becomes friends with the monster and discovers a whole new world of fun and games ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, monster, young heroes, family, adventure, mischievous children, curses spells and rituals, child as adult, supernatural ability, best friends, imaginary, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Neverending Story III (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young boy must restore order when a group of bullies steal the magical book that acts as a portal between Earth and the imaginary world of Fantasia.
Style: feel good, offbeat, stylized, semi serious, cult film ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, good versus evil, fantasy world, family, adventure, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, parallel world, heroes, escapades, imaginary, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.8
 13K
Halloweentown (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: On her 13th birthday, Marnie learns she's a witch, discovers a secret portal, and is transported to Halloweentown — a magical place where ghosts and ghouls, witches and werewolves live apart from the human world. But she soon finds herself ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, tense, captivating, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: halloween, magic, witch, good versus evil, save the day, supernatural ability, rescue, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, disorder, parallel world, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
 302K
Jumanji (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When siblings Judy and Peter discover an enchanted board game that opens the door to a magical world, they unwittingly invite Alan -- an adult who's been trapped inside the game for 26 years -- into their living room. Alan's only hope for ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, offbeat, light ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens, horror for children
Plot: adventure, jungle, fantasy world, mischievous children, childhood, board game, getting home, disappearance, parallel world, young heroes, danger, magic ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, 20th century, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Little Miss Millions (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Private detective Nick is hired to bring back Heather, who ran away from her stepmother to find her real mother.
Plot: runaway, friends, mother, road trip, car chase, kidnapping, child protagonist, teenage girl, chase, evil stepmother, santa claus, private detective ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, danger, youth, escapades, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, friends, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.3
 698
Level Up (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Four very different high school teenagers battle trolls, ghouls and a dark leader of them named Maldark in a video game that goes haywire and releases the battle into the real world (IMDb.com).
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: good versus evil, save the world, adventure, rivalry, youth, danger, parallel world, video game, friendship, battles, supernatural, humanity in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A fantasy adventure that picks up several years after Maleficent, in which audiences learned of the events that hardened the heart of Disney’s most notorious villain and drove her to curse a baby Princess Aurora, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, emotional, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: fairy, strong female character, evil queen, witchcraft, magical creature, kingdom, prince, dark fantasy, queen, good versus evil, love, battle ...
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Alice in Wonderland (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 187 min.
Story: Classic tale of a girl named Alice who follows a white rabbit down a hole into Wonderland, where she can change sizes by eating and drinking and animals talk. After escaping the disturbing Queen of Hearts, she finds that she has ended up on the ...
Style: humorous, stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: parallel world, imaginary kingdom, danger, chess, friendship, rabbit, family, youth, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals, teaching the ways of the world, show tunes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Golden Compass (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After overhearing a shocking secret, precocious orphan Lyra Belacqua trades her carefree existence roaming the halls of Jordan College for an otherworldly adventure in the far North, unaware that it's part of her destiny.
Style: epic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, orphan, parallel world, magical, journey, imaginary, witch, experiment, chosen one, best friends, adventurer ...
Place: england, oxford university, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Rolli and the Golden Key (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Finland, UK, Russia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A flock of storks fly in the misty sky, all carrying white bundles. One of the bundles falls and a little girl called Juniper ends up in a strange world. This is the beginning of a wonderful, magical adventure as the girl tries to find out who she ...
Plot: crane, troll, girl, catapult, childhood flashback, tunnel, circus, goblin, little girl, curiosity, song, betrayal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Cat in the Hat (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Conrad and Sally Walden are home alone with their pet fish. It is raining outside, and there is nothing to do. Until The Cat in the Hat walks in the front door. He introduces them to their imagination, and at first it's all fun and games, until ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, talking cat, family relations, adventure, rescue, friendship, fish out of water, disorder, youth, goofy hero, danger, getting home ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Little Vampire (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Netherlands, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the popular books, the story tells of Tony who wants a friend to add some adventure to his life. What he gets is Rudolph, a vampire kid with a good appetite. The two end up inseparable, but their fun is cut short when all the hopes of the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, melancholic, semi serious ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: vampire, imaginary, family, friendship, vampire hunter, escapades, supernatural, siblings relations, heroes, small town life, child protagonist, school ...
Time: 80s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 2.8
 254
Flyin' Ryan (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When twelve-year-old Ryan is forced to move to a new town, he soon discovers the kids there are mean and tough. And they really don't like strangers. But when they steal his dog Theo, Ryan is given a strange pair of magical shoes and finds that ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: female director, boy, girl, swimming, bully, child protagonist, child as main character, countryside, skateboard, schoolboy, gang, 12 year old ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 6K
Bogus (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Recently orphaned, a young boy is taken in by his godmother who is shocked to realize that she can see the boy's imaginary friend: a flamboyant, French magician named Bogus.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: imaginary friend, friendship, magic, orphan, circus, family, bittersweet, youth, death in the family, fish out of water, wizards and magicians, disorder ...
Place: new jersey, las vegas, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Last One Will Go to Hell (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A historical film that takes place on the eve of the thirty year war combines aspects of fairy-tales with historical dramas, fencing with a child heroes who find themselves in great dangers. We are in the year 1611 and mercenaries that had ...
Style: road movie, psychotronic
Plot: bandit, death sentence, pointing a gun at someone, accidental death, lack of money, stolen money, magic, bottle, debt, blood on face, adult child friendship, innkeeper ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Mr. Horatio Knibbles (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Mary Bunting is sitting alone when to her surprise and delight a rabbit six foot tall - elegantly dressed in frock coat and fancy waistcoat - appears. As he is a magic rabbit, he can be seen only by Mary, which naturally creates great confusion and ...
Plot: game, ring, hat, flowers, imagination, rose, motorcycle, counting, tree, parent, mouse, invitation ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Kids of the Round Table (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in modern times, Alex finds King Arthur's sword Excalibur and must prove himself worthy of it.
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, time travel, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, mischievous children, battles, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, magic, child protagonist ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.8
 231K
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: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: fairy, childhood, adventure, duel, kidnapping, pirate, good versus evil, rescue, self discovery, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, england, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 60K
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, stylized, exciting, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fantasy world, orphan, pirate, magic, heroes, journey, adventure, flying, mischievous children, young heroes, danger, escapades ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 18th century, future
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a horse accident, Karen wakes up to find herself in past Britain, close to Camelot, the famous castle of King Arthur.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, solar eclipse, medieval, wooing, curses spells and rituals, fish out of water, royal court, escapades, imaginary, adventure, state affairs, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Master of Disguise (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A sweet-natured Italian waiter named Pistachio Disguisey at his father Fabbrizio's restaurant, who happens to be a member of a family with supernatural skills of disguise. But moments later the patriarch of the Disguisey family is kidnapped ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, melancholic, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, kidnapping, family, heroic mission, supernatural, danger, confined, rescue, supernatural ability, master villain, disorder, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Now that Santa and Mrs. Claus have the North Pole running smoothly, the Counsel of Legendary Figures has called an emergency meeting on Christmas Eve! The evil Jack Frost has been making trouble, looking to take over the holiday! So he launches a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: santa claus, christmas movie, christmas, holiday, north pole, deception, family, nothing goes right, hidden identity, family relations, disorder, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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