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, duck, forest, parallel world, kingdom, alternate reality, mirror, little girl, child protagonist, female protagonist, evil queen, mad scientist, girl, laser beam, parallel worlds

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and entertaining films with plots about magic, friendship, family, adventure, children, fantasy world and chase 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), Halloweentown (1998), Mirror Mirror (2012). 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: chase, horse, shopping mall, kidnapping, alternate timeline, alternate dimension, world domination, good versus evil, crystal, warrior, alternate reality, invisibility ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.5
 217
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: friendship, imaginary friend, family relations, self esteem, parent child relationship, father daughter relationship, nightmare
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: twins, rescue, halloween, family relations, impossible love, when the parents are away, siblings relations, supernatural, young heroes, rivalry, escapades, mischievous children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Alice in Wonderland (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 150 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: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: parallel world, rabbit, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, wish come true, teaching the ways of the world, friendship, fish out of water, adventure, pets, hopes, escapades ...
Time: victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 6.6
 17K
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, melancholic, tense, captivating ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens, horror for children
Plot: halloween, witch, magic, good versus evil, supernatural ability, rescue, save the day, disorder, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, mischievous children, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 87K
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, twists and turns, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, date night, preschoolers, girls' night, teens
Plot: evil queen, fall in love, snow white, adventure, imaginary kingdom, prince, beast, palace, evil stepmother, save the day, cinderella story, magic spell ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: imaginary friend, pets, parents, animals, family relations, mother daughter relationship, little girl, father daughter relationship, dog, police, friendship, party ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, light, talky, atmospheric, humorous ...
Plot: class differences, missing child, princess, mysterious man, group of friends, missing person, kingdom, abduction, friend, stolen money, presumed dead, king ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, dark fantasy, sincere, touching, captivating ...
Plot: fairy, strong female character, kingdom, evil queen, magical creature, witchcraft, crown, princess, magical power, prince, evil witch, witch ...
Place: united kingdom, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
 336K
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, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids, horror for children
Plot: fantasy world, jungle, adventure, board game, mischievous children, parallel world, childhood, family, magic, getting home, disappearance, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, 20th century, 60s, 1860s ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Clifford the Big Red Dog (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As Emily struggles to fit in at home and at school, she discovers a small red puppy who is destined to become her best friend. When Clifford magically undergoes one heck of a growth spurt, becomes a gigantic dog and attracts the attention of a ...
Style: melancholic, 3d animation, light, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: animals, dog, puppy, talking animals, little girl, school, friend, giant, friendship, love, family relations, heroine ...
Time: 2020s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, little girl, family relations, adventure, exotic island, sea lion, rescue, agoraphobia, cruise, poacher, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, indonesia, singapore, patagonia, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.4
 780
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: humorous, exciting, captivating, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, save the world, rivalry, youth, parallel world, video game, friendship, supernatural, battles, nerd, humanity in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, horror for children
Plot: friendship, monster, young heroes, family, adventure, mischievous children, supernatural ability, best friends, child as adult, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals, wish come true ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: feel good, humorous, entertaining, melancholic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, horror for children
Plot: vampire, family, friendship, vampire hunter, siblings relations, small town life, child protagonist, boy, supernatural, adventure, heroes, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fantasy world, journey, adventure, magical, orphan, parallel world, adventurer, wizards, witch, chosen one, alternate reality, experiment ...
Place: england, oxford university, london
⇓ 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, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, time travel, adventure, child protagonist, heroic mission, wizards and magicians, battles, escapades, mischievous children, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, magic ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.3
 7K
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, friends, wizards and magicians, disorder, death in the family, fish out of water ...
Place: new jersey, las vegas, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Anastasia: Once Upon a Time (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Anastasia Romanov escapes through a portal when her family is threatened by Vladimir Lenin, and she finds herself in the year 1988, befriended by a young American girl.
Style: captivating, absurd, unusual plot structure, humorous, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night
Plot: monarchy, time travel, russian history, russophobia, propaganda, lenin, sent to the future, friendship, friendship between girls, portal, female friendship, escape ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1910s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
 195K
Enchanted (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The beautiful princess Giselle is banished by an evil queen from her magical, musical animated land and finds herself in the gritty reality of the streets of modern-day Manhattan. Shocked by this strange new environment that doesn't operate on ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic, feel good, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, family outing, kids, date night, preschoolers ...
Plot: princess, true love, magic, prince, magical, disney, queen, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, fall in love, rescue, parallel world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Emperor of Peru (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Two children deal with the arrival of a foster brother, a Cambodian refugee. All three of them discover a hermetic retired railway engineer living in the woods. Then the children find an abandoned locomotive and, with the help of the engineer, bring ...
Plot: emperor, male female relationship, child protagonist, older sister, tomboy, family relations, cell, goose, sister, locomotive, little brother, girl ...
Place: cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: talking cat, imaginary kingdom, goofy hero, family relations, adventure, friendship, disorder, getting home, fish out of water, rescue, mischievous children, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the sequel to Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland", Alice Kingsleigh returns to Underland and faces a new adventure in saving the Mad Hatter.
Style: dark fantasy, fairy tale, psychotronic, entertaining, surreal ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fantasy world, queen, time travel, talking dog, portal, imagination, parallel universe, wonderland, sister sister relationship, rabbit, good versus evil, time machine ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, exciting, epic, scenic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, good versus evil, witch, legends and myths, magical, parallel world, adventure, talking animals, heroes, family, self sacrifice ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1940
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 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, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: santa claus, christmas, reindeer, holiday, deception, north pole, family, christmas eve, disorder, hidden identity, nothing goes right, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, escapades, youth, legends and myths, disorder, friends, family, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Big Bad Fox recounts the misadventures of a young clumsy Fox and a feisty little red Hen. The Fox, both a little stupid and naïve, tries daily to devour the little Hen, without success. Tired of the repeated humiliation, the Fox is persuaded ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, humorous, sweet, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: duck, friendship, talking animals, rabbit, anthropomorphic animal, chick, santa claus, buddies, partners, unlikely partners, animal life, friends ...
Time: 2010s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.7
 64K
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, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fantasy world, orphan, magic, pirate, heroes, adventure, flying, imaginary kingdom, mischievous children, young heroes, escapades, island ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 18th century, future
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Neverending Story III (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
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, semi serious, stylized, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, family, fantasy world, adventure, youth, heroes, escapades, parallel world, heroic mission, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Hugga Bunch (1985)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A puppet film about a young girl on a quest to save her grandmother from being put in a home. She gets visited by Huggins from Huggaland. She travels through the mirror and visits the bookworm. The bookworm tells of a tree the produced Young Berries ...
Plot: retirement home, affection, redhead, breaking the fourth wall, van, penguins, travel, family relations, imaginary friend, nurse, dancing, little girl ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%