Movies like Jimmy, the Boy Wonder

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Jimmy, the Boy Wonder (1966)
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Jimmy, the Boy Wonder (1966)
Genre: Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: A boy makes a reckless wish, and everybody in the world stops moving. A wizard's daughter tries to help him get the world restarted again.
Plot: devil, wish fulfillment, stopped time, part animation

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Most similar movies to Jimmy, the Boy Wonder

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about family, family relations, singing, dancing, show tunes, youth and friends mostly in Family, Musical and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Jimmy, the Boy Wonder: Dr. Seuss' The Grinch Musical (2020), Polly: Comin' Home! (1990), Cirque du Soleil: Dralion (2001), Finian's Rainbow (1968), Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dr. Seuss' The Grinch Musical (2020)
Genre: Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A musical version of the classic story of the mean spirited Grinch who plots to steal Chirstmas from Whoville
Plot: mistaken identity, santa claus suit, book, christmas tree, dwarf, christmas spirit, anthropomorphic dog, storyteller, disguise, cowboy hat, roller skates, holiday ...
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Polly: Comin' Home! (1990)
Genre: Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Broadway style songs are used to tell this interesting story of an ingenious orphan who gets involved in matchmaking and striving for inter-racial understanding in 1956 Alabama.
Plot: female director, orphan
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95%
Wee Sing: Grandpa's Magical Toys (1988)
Genre: Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Join Peter, Sara, and David on their visit to Grandpa's. When Grandpa leaves the room, the magic begins. The children shrink to toy-size, then meeting Grandpa's Toys. Meet Punchinello, the clown a muffin man, a farmer, some Scottish ...
Plot: toy, child protagonist, miniaturization, grandfather grandson relationship, interracial friendship, toy comes to life, magic, brother brother relationship, brother sister relationship, grandfather granddaughter relationship, toys
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95%
Radio City Christmas Spectacular (2007)
Genre: Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The Radio City Christmas Spectacular is an annual musical holiday stage show presented at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The show features over 140 performers, lavish sets and costumes and an original musical score. The 90 minute revue ...
Plot: car, sled, symphony, ballet, confetti, donkey, christmas carol, dancing, musician, bus, little girl, christmas tree ...
Place: new york
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95%
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Cirque du Soleil: Dralion (2001)
Genre: Family, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Chinese consider the lion a symbol of good luck, so it's a half-dragon, half-lion – a dralion – that is the symbol of the East-meets-West fusion of this performance in which 36 Chinese acrobats join the renowned Canadian troupe. ...
Style: captivating, exciting, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: trapeze, circus, juggler, artists and showbiz, arts and culture, spectacle, juggling, live performance, acrobat, music, concert, crown
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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86%
Finian's Rainbow (1968)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: An Irishman, Finian, and his daughter Sharon, arrive in Rainbow Valley, a Southern town of tobacco sharecroppers in the state of Missitucky. The town has its own resident dreamer, Woody, who thinks that he might be able to put the town on the map by ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, feel good, fairy tale ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: racism, dance, gnome, desire, father daughter relationship, deaf mute, gold, small town, pretense, hopes, love and romance, society ...
Time: 70s, 80s
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74%
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1983)
Genre: Family, Musical
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
Plot: thief, treasure, treasure chest, arabian nights, genie
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64%
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eccentric candy man Willy Wonka prompts a worldwide frenzy when he announces that golden tickets hidden inside five of his delicious candy bars will admit their lucky holders into his top-secret confectionary. But does Wonka have an agenda hidden ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: chocolate, mischievous children, teacher, candy, factory, childhood, contests and competitions, wish come true, tour guide, grandfather grandson relationship, overweight child, cooking and food ...
Place: germany, montana, arizona
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Hansel and Gretel (1987)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Hansel and Gretel tells the tale of two young children driven from home by their scolding mother. Losing their way in the dark forest they stumble upon the cottage of a kindly old woman. But is this kindly old woman everything she seems...?
Style: fairy tale, humorous, stylized, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, youth, adventure, siblings relations, wizards and magicians, danger, escapades, evil witch, parents and children, in the woods, family relations, child in peril ...
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45%
Grace Stirs Up Success (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Grace is excited for the summer so she can start a business with her friends, but things take an unexpected turn when her mom announces a trip to Paris. There, Grace must learn to get along with her French cousin, Sylvie, and she finds unexpected ...
Style: contemplative, tense, feel good, light, humorous
Plot: mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, female protagonist, family relations, friendship, interracial family, latina, death of mother, sister sister relationship, grief, interracial friendship, pregnancy ...
Place: paris france, france
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45%
Dancin' It's On (2015)
Genre: Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This coming of age Dance Film, in the spirit of Dirty Dancing, Karate Kid, and High School Musical - is about a young girl from Beverly Hills, Jennifer who is visiting her Father's Panama City Beach Hotel during Summer Break, and falls in love ...
Plot: hotel, dancing, dance teacher, competition, dancer, love, job, mime, dance contest, ends with freeze frame, dance rehearsal
Place: florida
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45%
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Rigoletto (1993)
Genre: Family, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Things are not going well in the depression-era town of Castle Gate. Mr. Ribaldi, a mysterious rich man with a disfigured face and an abrasive personality, has just bought and moved into a long-vacant mansion. Bonnie, an adolescent girl who loves to ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, emotional, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: musician's life, artists and showbiz, estate, under the surface, eviction, social relations, family, rich and poor, small town, small town life, isolation, singing ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Alice at the Palace (1982)
Genre: Family, Musical, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Meryl Streep stars as Alice in this production of Elizabeth Swados' musical, which was adapted from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll. Based on the acclaimed New York Shakespeare Festival ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: lizard, playing card, hedgehog, caterpillar, music hall, flamingo, tea party, croquet, duchess, rabbit, mushroom, lion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Summer Magic (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Disney musical about Mother Carey, a Bostonian widow and her three children who move to Maine. Postmaster Osh Popham helps them move into a run-down old house and fixes it up for them. It's not entirely uninhabited, though; the owner, a Mr. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, widow, small town, family, starting over, mysterious character, young lovers, parents and children, family life, love and romance, mother daughter relationship, romantic rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: maine, usa, europe, boston
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45%
A Country Christmas Story (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A starry-eyed young girl journeys from the mountains of Appalachia to the stage at Dollywood, where she discovers the impact of African-Americans on the world of country music - while at the same time competing in a country music competition for ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, ambition, family relations, church choir, love and romance, family, couples, christmas movie, holiday, small town, singing, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Christmas at Pee Wee's Playhouse (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: Pee-wee Herman and pals are celebrating Christmas in the Playhouse in their own creative ways: Pee-wee makes a list for Santa Claus 1 1/2 miles long, teaches Little Richard how to ice skate, goes for a sleigh ride with Magic Johnson, commands ...
Style: surreal, humorous, feel good, offbeat, not serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: generosity, friendship, christmas, misfit, goofy hero, heroes, buddies, prank, nothing goes right, young heroes, family, youth ...
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Once Upon a Brothers Grimm (1977)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Brothers Grimm collected German folk and fairy tales in Germany during the early 19th century; eight of their best known stories are presented in this anthology.
Style: fairy tale, anthology
Plot: brothers grimm, queen, king, prince, hound dog, sleeping beauty, prime minister, donkey, ballerina, fairy godmother, rooster, cat ...
Time: 1800s, 19th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Muppet Family Christmas (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: In this one-hour Christmas special, Fozzie Bear surprises his mother Emily on Christmas Eve by bringing the entire Muppet gang to her farm to celebrate the holidays. Doc and his dog Sprocket, who had planned a quiet Christmas, end up joining the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, family life, disorder, puppets, friends, family relations, farm, show tunes, reunion, chaos and mayhem, countryside, puppet ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, sesame street
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Sleeping Beauty (1987)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Feature-length, live-action musical version of the classic fairy tale by Charles Perrault.
Style: fairy tale, stylized, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, preschoolers
Plot: queen, king, princess, sleeping, magic, curse, fairy, royal family, curses spells and rituals, youth, young heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe
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45%
Dear Dumb Diary (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Based on the best selling series "Dear Dumb Diary" by Jim Benton. Follow Jamie Kelly as she navigates Mackeral Middle School with the help of her best friend Isabella, her nemesis Angeline and the boy of her dreams Hudson.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: middle school, family, youth, diary, popular girl, love and romance, school, teenage life, female protagonist, female director, close up of eye, overalls ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Peter Pan (2000)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Broadway musical adaptation of the fabled children's story.
Style: exciting, captivating, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, adventurer, young heroes, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, show tunes, friends, imaginary, escapades, rivalry, youth ...
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The Magic of Lassie (1978)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lassie is claimed from his family by a "former owner" and then braves a cross country trip to rejoin the ones that love her.
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: family relations, getting home, family, reunion, family life, friendship, friends, animal life, pets, rescue, hopes, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown is a musical comedy with music and lyrics by Clark Gesner, based on the characters created by cartoonist Charles M. Schulz in his comic strip Peanuts.
Plot: dog, dancer, children, song, peanuts, dancing, singing, piano, pianist, singer, blanket
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45%
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Purlie (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Based on Davis' 1961 play Purlie Victorious (which was later translated into the 1963 film Gone Are the Days! and which included all of the original Broadway cast, including Ruby Dee, Alan Alda, Beah Richards, and Godfrey Cambridge), it is set ...
Plot: cotton, black american, minister, american south, preacher, african american
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45%
The Wizard of Oz On Ice (1996)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Story: An ice-skating television adaptation of the 1939 musical film based on Lyman Frank Baum's 1900 fairy tale novel "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz".
Plot: wizard of oz, it was all a dream, lion, tornado, skating, scarecrow, dog, surrealism, shoes, family relations, wizards
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Alice Through the Looking Glass (1966)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Alice Through the Looking Glass TV Movie
Plot: two way mirror, female protagonist, queen, chess, jester, alternate dimension, walrus, king, anthropomorphism, surrealism, alice character, wonderland
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Saturday's Warrior (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An ordinary LDS family has a teenager named Jimmy and he wonders about life and what is coming. Jimmy's sister Julie has a boyfriend on a mission who she plans to marry when he gets home. Jimmy's twin sister Pam is handicapped and is ...
Plot: singing, latter day saints, heaven, mormon, immortality, large family, afterlife, artist, missionary, mormonism, park, rebelliousness ...
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Jack and the Beanstalk (1970)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Retelling of the classic fairy tale, but from a decidedly 1960s point of view, complete with "groovy" dialogue.
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: family relations, surrealism, harp, cow, giant, marriage, mother son relationship
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45%
In Search of the Wow Wow Wibble Woggle Wazzie Woodle Woo (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Little magic and plenty of imagination turns a young man's room into a hub where various adventures await him.
Plot: monster, hockey stick, teenager, radio, closet, imagination
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45%
Too Smart for strangers (1985)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
Story: Winnie the Pooh, Piglet, Tigger, Owl and the rest of the gang discuss all the dangers of strangers and how you should handle yourself should you ever come face to face with a stranger.
Style: educational
Plot: basketball, molestation, hula hoop, smoking, african american, stranger, pigtails, child molester, car driving, van, sexual abuse, eyeglasses ...
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45%