Movies like Willy The Sparrow

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Willy The Sparrow (1989)
 7.4
 1K
Willy The Sparrow (1989)
Original name: Vili, a veréb
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Hungary
Duration: 76 min.
Story: What would it feel like to be a bird and fly over the trees and housetops? A boy named Willy finds out when the Sparrow Guardian turns him into a Sparrow for shooting a BB gun at the little birds. Suddenly, Willy's own cat thinks of him as lunch but, luckily, some new sparrow friends rush to Willy's rescue. They deliver him to a grandfatherly old bird named Cipur who takes Willy under his wing, teaches him how to fly, and so much more. In return, Willy fulfills Cipur's lifelong dream for knowledge by teaching him ow to read. Willy's new friendship helps him understand that all creatures have feelings and deserve to be treated with kindness and respect. Before Willy is turned back into a boy, he leads the sparrows in a brave but perilous plan to retake their home in the barn from Blacky the cat. Finally, the Sparrow Guardian offers Willy a very special opportunity.
Style: light, fairy tale, epic, cult film
Plot: sparrow, hungarian, dog, horse, jungle, fairy, crocodile, magic, cat, mysticism, money, car, wizards, gang, friendship, heroes, fantasy world, talking animals, sorcerer, witchcraft, court, trial, telephone, gun, alcoholic ...
Place: hungary, budapest, budapest hungary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, light and clever films with plots about good versus evil, adventure, friendship, animals, talking animals, computer animation and heroes mostly in Animation, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Willy The Sparrow: Captain of the Forest (1988), The Rescuers (1977), Arthur and the Invisibles (2006), Mary and the Witch's Flower (2017), Shrek (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Captain of the Forest (1988)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy
Country: Hungary
Duration: 73 min.
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The Rescuers (1977)
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Duration: 78 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Arthur and the Invisibles (2006)
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Country: France, USA, UK
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 103 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Dragon Spell (2016)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
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Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
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Shrek the Third (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 93 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
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Duration: 117 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
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Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.4
 10K
Cat City (1986)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Hungary, Canada, West Germany
Duration: 96 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 51K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.2
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Toy Story 3 (2010)
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Country: USA
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Time: 2010s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious, entertaining ...
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Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 272K
A Bug's Life (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, touching, witty, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
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Time: 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 171K
Shark Tale (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Oscar is a small fish whose big aspirations often get him into trouble. Meanwhile, Lenny is a great white shark with a surprising secret that no sea creature would guess: He's a vegetarian. When a lie turns Oscar into an improbable hero and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, colourful ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%