Movies like House of Stories

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House of Stories (2013)
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House of Stories (2013)
Original name: കഥവീട്
Genre: Family
Country: India
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Kadhaveedu' is a dedication to Malayalam being accorded the Shresthabhaasha (Malayalam has been declared a Classical language in 2013) status and presents, as a single entity, three different stories penned by the doyens of Malayalam literature - Vaikkom Muhammed Basheer, M T Vasudevan Nair and Madhavikutty. The film is an anthology with adaptations of stories written by renowned Malayalam fiction writers Basheer, M. T. Vasudevan Nair and Madhavikutty (Kamala Surayya).. The stories have been tweaked to fit in a modern setting and the script has been conceived by the director himself.
Style: anthology
Plot: river, rain, director, death of wife, film within a film, malayalam

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and light films with plots about family, youth, family relations, friendship, friends, escapades and christmas mostly in Family and Drama genres. Some movies like House of Stories: Katja's Adventure (1999), Rabbit Heart (1987), School Bus (2016), Devil's Hill (1988), The 12 Dogs of Christmas (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Katja's Adventure (1999)
Genre: Family
Country: Denmark, Norway, Germany, Italy, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Danish Katja looks for a lost falcon while on vacation in Italy.
Plot: binoculars, rain, forest, truck, falcon, tree, children, beach
Place: denmark, italy
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Rabbit Heart (1987)
Genre: Family
Country: East Germany
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The thirteen year old Janni is depressed, because she's still a little behind in her physical development. This leads to bullying remarks from her classmates. One day, a film crew comes to her school to find a candidate for the role of a Prince ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: actress, german, birthday, brother, prince, horse, fence, director, tomboy, producer, film set, teenager ...
Place: germany
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75%
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School Bus (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A couple's life becomes complicated when people get involved with their troublesome son.
Audience: kids
Plot: businessman, family, school uniform, parents, forest, school bus, escape, missing person, movie theatre, children, missing, malayalam
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Devil's Hill (1988)
Genre: Family
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in Tasmania, a boy is sent to stay with cousins while his mother is ill and discovers a wilderness adventure.
Plot: father daughter relationship, fear, gunshot, father son relationship, search, lost, cattle, pet dog, australian, forest, brother sister relationship, fireplace ...
Time: year 1950
Place: australia
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52%
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Au Pair 3: Adventure in Paradise (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Caldwells take a family trip to Puerto Rico where their father is also securing a secret business deal, while the kids find their own paths. Eight years have passed since the events of Au Pair, and newly graduated as his high school's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family life, parents and children, family business, family, nanny, youth, family relations, ant, ritual, medical examination, father son relationship, prank ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: puerto rico
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15%
The 12 Dogs of Christmas (2005)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This holiday tale has all the elements of a classic heartwarmer--cuddly dogs, small town spirit, and even a full-fledged Christmas pageant. Set during the meager years of the Great Depression, 12 DOGS OF CHRISTMAS follows the story of Emma, a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, sentimental, touching
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
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Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
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Chubby Drums (2010)
Genre: Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Fat adolescent Dik Trom enjoys growing up in a hedonistic town devoted to food and fun. When a restaurant chain offers his father the life-long-dreamed opportunity to run his own, the Trom family moves. Their new home town Dunhoven is however ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, light, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, eccentric family, parents and children, troublemaker, youth, leaving home, mischievous children, nothing goes right, small town, social relations, disorder, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
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15%
The Seven of Daran: Battle of Pareo Rock (2008)
Genre: Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: feel good, entertaining, captivating, light, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
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Scoot & Kassie's Christmas Adventure (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Luke Perry stars in this heartwarming "tail." Kassie, her friends and her dog, Scoot, organize a holiday fundraiser, but must protect the cash from some crooks in order to save Christmas.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, friends, animal life, escapades, youth, family, single parent, small town, friendship, family relations, adventure, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Sam Steele and the Junior Detective Agency (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 13-year-old Sam Steele Jr. forms his own private detective agency to emulate his father, Des Moines detective Sam Steele, and helps track down a jewel thief.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Little Bigfoot 2: The Journey Home (1998)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Karla & Jonas (2010)
Genre: Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Karla met Jonas during a summer vacation at the lake. After being unable to stop thinking about him and their kiss she phones him, making up a school assignment about children living in an orphanage, which is precisely where Jonas lives.
Style: sentimental, feel good, light, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids
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The Field of Enchantment (2011)
Genre: Family
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
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Style: surreal, captivating, stylized, serious, contemplative
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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15%
Roxy Hunter and the Myth of the Mermaid (2008)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
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Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, captivating, light ...
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Genre: Family
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Duration: 87 min.
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Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
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Black Beauty (2015)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
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Time: 21st century
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The Three Dogateers (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
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