Movies like The Magic Book

If you like "The Magic Book" you are looking for fairy tale and psychotronic movies about / with witch, princess, thief, king, prince, swing and inventor themes of Comedy, Family and Fantasy genre shot in Czech Republic or Germany.
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The Magic Book (1996)
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The Magic Book (1996)
Original name: Kouzelný měšec
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An evil witch is trying to steal a magic purse possessed by the local ruler. Thanks to Princess Blanka's love, Prince Petr wins out over the witch.
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: witch, princess, thief, king, prince, swing, inventor, book, kingdom, female protagonist, supernatural power, servant, costume, marketplace, rejuvenation, mouse, spell, human becoming an animal, magical power, book of magic, rivalry, disguise, wallet, fictitious country, pretending to be someone else ...

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Most similar movies to The Magic Book

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out fairy tale, psychotronic, humorous and light films with plots about princess, king, prince, disguise, magic, fictitious kingdom and barefoot male mostly in Fantasy, Family and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Magic Book: Queen of the Lake (1998), Rumburak (1985), Crazy Kingdom (2016), How to Wake a Princess (1978), The Girl on the Broomstick (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Queen of the Lake (1998)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Prince Victor looks in vain for a swan which was wounded by one of his servants. Instead he discovers a beautiful girl with golden hair who has an arrow in her shoulder. She is dumb and can't explain her origin. He falls immediately for her. ...
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: queen, female protagonist, surrealism, lake, prince, curse, female antagonist, escape, nobleman, human becoming an animal, security guard, family relations ...
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95%
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Rumburak (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Wizarding criminal Rumburak, exiled to the Mortal Realm, uses a supercomputer to recreate his lost spell formulas. His software falls into the hands of humans, chaos ensues, and Rumburak suddenly finds himself on the side of good.
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: brother sister relationship, magical power, new job, teenager, teenage girl, inventor, human becoming an animal, small town, rivalry, supernatural power, robot, magician ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Crazy Kingdom (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Story: By some quirk of fate, the two small-time thieves and the spoiled princess find themselves in the Black Forest full of magic beings who believe that everyone has a chance to mend his ways. However, sometimes even the best intentions need to take a ...
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: criminal, royal family, kingdom, husband wife relationship, injustice, magical power, criminal as protagonist, unpunished crime, con men, friend, prince, father daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
How to Wake a Princess (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia, East Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The king Dalimil and the queen Eliska waited to see a longed-for offspring - a daughter Ruzenka. But Eliska's envious and bad sister Melánie curses her. When Ruzenka becomes 17 years old she will prick her finger and she will fall asleep for ...
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: queen, prince, curse, princess, king, godmother, sleeping beauty, fictitious kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Girl on the Broomstick (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Dívka na koštěti or The Girl on the Broomstick is a 1972 Czechoslovak fantasy-comedy film directed by Václav Vorlíček. It tells a story of a teenage witch, Saxana (played by Petra Černocká), frozen in time as a punishment for 300 years, who ...
Style: fairy tale, cult film, psychotronic
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: eavesdropping, man with glasses, statue, man wearing glasses, cleaver, old woman, hospital room, classmate, school teacher, rival, rebellion, leg injury ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Devil's Bride (2011)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Young Stepan saves his beloved princess Stepanka to marry Lucifer due to the promise her parents, the King and the Queen, did to the Evil as reword for the help he provided to the Queen to get pregnant.
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic, unusual plot structure, captivating, disturbing
Plot: pact with the devil, prince, devil, princess, king, queen, hell, lucifer, fictitious kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Devil Knows Why (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Fairytale. A good king rules this land, but still things are going from bad to worse. The point is that the greedy Minister of State has an interesting pact with the devil - for bringing the kingdom into a state of dire poverty and the king to hell, ...
Style: psychotronic, fairy tale
Plot: lucifer, man wearing a wig, hell, pact with the devil, kingdom, princess
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The True Knight (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Story: The king is returning from war - and awaiting him at home is a great surprise: he has a son - though one a bit different than the king - a true knight - had expected. He loves music and literature, and is the very opposite of his father.
Style: fairy tale, exciting, captivating, humorous, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural power, missing person, rivalry, princess, machismo, magical power, disguise, curse, evil sorcerer, intrigue, magic, king ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Prince and the Evening Star (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A wonderful fairytale about looking for love, defeating evil and learning some valuable moral lessons on the way. The story begins with the young Prince Velen , who is left in charge of the castle and his three sisters. During the night he has a ...
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: wizards, king, princess, prince, tasks, werewolf, aristocrat, coming of age, quest, barefoot male, father son relationship, father daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Watermill Princess (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young man Jindrich goes looking for a princess only to find a girl in the country mill.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: witch, romantic rivalry, farm, voyeur, lake, portrait painting, gay subtext, painting, rivalry, barefoot male, village, supernatural power ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Midsummer Wreath (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Princess Verunka's marriage is to save the kingdom, impoverished as a result of its ruler's crazy ideas. She's not hard up for suitors: there's a talented poet, twins - one a general, the other a composer - as well as a ...
Style: psychotronic, fairy tale, light, humorous, feel good
Plot: family relations, fictitious kingdom, rivalry, scientist, tradition, princess, teacher, envy, father daughter relationship, schizophrenia, mathematician, schizophrenic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Crown Prince (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Somewhere in the Forbidden Forest lives a wicked sorcerer Kruciatus (Josef Abrhám). One hundred years ago he tried to destroy a kingdom now ruled by King Alexander (Jaromír Hanzlík), who has two sons - the heir of the throne Prince Jan (Patrik ...
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: warlock, competition, wedding party, potion, princess, father son relationship, cheerleader, cave, employer employee relationship, cellar, horse, sword ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
It Is Hell with the Princess (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A fairy-tale comedy about a hard-headed princess (Tereza Voriskova) and obstinate prince (Jirí Mádl) whose royal machinations draw the ire of Lucifer himself. What happens when the royal heirs refuse to marry? Will there be a wedding or a war?
Style: fairy tale
Plot: lucifer, hell, princess, devil, mistaken identity, fictitious kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Incredibly Sad Princess (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: aristocrat, wedding, rowboat, sadness, pretending to be someone else, film projector, teenage boy, nanny, intrigue, jail, king, teenager ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Immortal Woman (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Story: The filmed fairy-tale is a comedy based on the classical story about Reason and Happiness. This enchanting couple is ever debating on which of the two is more important for mankind, their encounters are watched by the third fairy-tale figure aunt ...
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: holiday, envy, king, princess, manipulative person, bet, villainess, female villain, female antagonist, manipulation, manipulative behavior, psychological manipulation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
King Thrushbeard (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia, West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: King Thrushbeard
Style: fairy tale
Plot: prince, queen, princess, knight, class differences, beggar, disguise, prison, horse riding, wig, prisoner, king ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Salt Prince (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A fairy-tale about the power of love. The old king Pravoslav feels it is time to entrust the rule over his kingdom to one of his three daughters - the one that loves him the most. The youngest, Maruška, fails her father's expectations about ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: vanity, surrealism, princess, castle, prince, happy ending, king, humility, royal court, curse, father daughter relationship, trial ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Tomas and the Falcon King (2000)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, Germany, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Thomas the Falconer" is a nice family movie about a boy (Brano Holicek), a falcon, a prince, a princess and a nasty man who gets his come-uppance. It's gloriously filmed in the mountains of Slovakia. The DVD mastering is not quite up ...
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: boy, supernatural power, child protagonist, teenage girl, whip, nobleman, castle, human animal relationship, falcon, animal human communication, teenager, teenage protagonist ...
Time: middle ages
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Snow dragon (2013)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A fairy tale about a princess who is growing up without her mother. He father the king, a kind and righteous man, loves her dearly, but is determined to marry her off at all costs: no-one knows why he's in such a hurry. He organizes a grand ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: dragon, dead mother, true love, prince, princess, female nudity, bare breasts, horse, witch, curse, love, duel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Three Veterans (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It is a story of three veterans released from the army. During one night spent camping in the country they one by one wake up and meet three elvish brothers. Each of the veterans is given a magic item - one gets magic harp that provides him with ...
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: castle, veteran, dance, kingdom, cooking, guitar, false identity, legend, telephone call, greed, soldier, magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Promised Princess (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A narrative fairy tale in which golden-haired princess Radost is promised as wife to a pirate. Will brave Jirík fulfill three tasks, defeat the suitor, keep his promise and bring Radost to his cruel prince?
Style: psychotronic, twists and turns, suspense, humorous, tense
Plot: photographer, animal human communication, magical potion, queen, rivals, kidnapped, supernatural power, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, quest, king, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Arabela (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Arabela was a children's television series produced in Czechoslovakia which aired from 1979 to 1981. The series has 13 episodes and is in the Czech language.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: fairy, parallel worlds, tv host, magical power, magic, urban fantasy, wizards, family relations, princess, revenge, kingdom, parallel world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.6
 85K
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: snow white, evil queen, prince, adventure, imaginary kingdom, fall in love, imaginary, save the day, beast, danger, evil stepmother, cinderella story ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Magic Quill (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A fairy tale, featuring the landlady Margaret, the devil Boniface, the bribable councilors Fake and Chatterbox and the lazy tailor Greasy. In Hell, the devils have a quill that writes human sins into the Book of Sins and the devils go and pull the ...
Style: psychotronic, humorous, psychological, feel good, light ...
Plot: unrequited love, socially awkward, alcohol, mistaken identity, cultural difference, failed expectations, co worker co worker relationship, justice, secret, father daughter relationship, drunkenness, rivalry ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
An Angel of the Lord (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A screwup angel is exiled from the Heaven down to Earth, incarnated as a beggar.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, sincere, captivating, light
Plot: angel, heaven, devil, god, love, church, hourglass, beggar, virgin mary, tasks, choir, disguise ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Hocus Pocus (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After 300 years of slumber, three sister witches are accidentally resurrected in Salem on Halloween night, and it us up to three kids and their newfound feline friend to put an end to the witches' reign of terror once and for all.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, sweet, offbeat, light ...
Audience: date night, horror for children, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: halloween, witch, magic, witches, teenage life, supernatural, wizards and magicians, immortality, resurrection, cat, halloween party, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 18th century, 1700s ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Barbara the Fair with the Silken Hair (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Once upon a time there lived a Tsar named Yeremey who went on a year-long journey to take inventory of all he owned. One day he is kidnapped by the underwater Tsar Chudo-Yudo. When a ransom is demanded, the Tsar's family is faced with all kinds ...
Style: fairy tale, folk tale
Plot: love, princess, marriage proposal, nanny, prince, transformation, witch, metamorphosis, puzzle, medieval, replacement, gluttony ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.0
 180K
Enchanted (2007)
Genre: 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, prince, magic, magical, good versus evil, disney, rescue, imaginary kingdom, parallel world, queen, witch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: kingdom, princess, group of friends, class differences, missing person, mysterious man, missing child, kidnapper, king, father daughter relationship, father son reunion, employer employee relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
 418
The Snow Queen (1986)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Finland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Finnish live action adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale, The Snow Queen. The tale centers on the struggle between good and evil as experienced by a little boy and girl, Kai and Kerttu.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: child in peril, children, snow
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%