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, stopped time, wish fulfillment, part animation

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, semi serious and captivating films with plots about family, family relations, christmas, youth, singing, friendship and dancing mostly in Family, Musical and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Jimmy, the Boy Wonder: Polly: Comin' Home! (1990), Dr. Seuss' The Grinch Musical (2020), Finian's Rainbow (1968), Cirque du Soleil: Dralion (2001), Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: orphan, black, female director
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95%
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: christmas, dwarf, holiday, shoplifting, dog, disguise, celebration, loner, espionage, elevator, mistaken identity, children ...
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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: christmas, dancing, theater, train conductor, makeover, ballerina, elf, deer, santa claus, little boy, christmas present, shopping ...
Place: new york
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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 ...
Audience: kids
Plot: brother sister relationship, toy comes to life, magic, grandfather grandson relationship, child protagonist, grandfather granddaughter relationship, interracial friendship, toys, brother brother relationship, miniaturization
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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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, light, fairy tale, lyrical, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: racism, dancing, small town, father daughter relationship, prejudice, redemption, runaway, childhood, catastrophe, broadway, adaptation, utopia ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: ireland
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94%
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, realistic, serious, stylized
Plot: circus, juggler, arts and culture, artists and showbiz, live performance, juggling, spectacle, acrobat, music, crown, trapeze, concert
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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86%
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
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: feel good, humorous, entertaining, surreal, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: chocolate, children, teacher, overweight child, mischievous children, tour guide, surrealism, factory, grandfather grandson relationship, poverty, adventure, childhood ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, germany, west germany, europe, paraguay ...
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68%
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1983)
Genre: Family, Musical
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A cult Soviet musical based on Ali Baba story with spoken-word interludes stylized as Persian poetry.
Plot: thief, genie, treasure, treasure chest, arabian nights
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64%
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Elmo Saves Christmas (1996)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Can there be such a thing as too much Christmas? Find out... when a magical Christmas wish is granted and Elmo gets to see what the world would be like if every day were Christmas! You'll enjoy lots of songs and holiday cheer with Elmo and his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, puppet, puppetry, couple relations, fish out of water, road not taken, family gatherings, unfulfilled love, redemption, family relations, disorder, wizards and magicians ...
Time: future
Place: sesame street
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Aussie and Ted's Great Adventure (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Aussie, a lovable Australian mutt, embarks on a mission to return his young owner's missing Teddy Bear.
Style: semi serious, sincere, captivating, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, friendship, talking dog, heroes, rescue, adventure, teddy bear, getting home, youth, young heroes, mischievous children, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, australia
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47%
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: dancing, hotel, competition, dance teacher, mime, job, dance contest, dancer, love, ends with freeze frame, dance rehearsal
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family relations, ambition, church choir, couples, family, love and romance, holiday, small town, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, christmas season ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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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, semi serious, touching, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: middle school, youth, family, diary, child, high school, female protagonist, love and romance, school, teenage life, teenage girl, popular girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, semi serious, feel good, humorous, stylized
Audience: kids, preschoolers, date night, family outing
Plot: sleeping, curse, magic, princess, king, queen, elf, family relations, escapades, family, intrigue, good versus evil ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: tense, light, humorous, feel good, contemplative
Plot: friendship, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, family relations, latina, death of mother, sister sister relationship, child, latin, bakery, pregnant woman ...
Place: paris france, france
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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: sad, realistic, serious, uplifting, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, family outing
Plot: dancing, youth, artists and showbiz, musician's life, family, small town, small town life, isolation, rich and poor, eviction, under the surface, estate ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
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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: alternate dimension, wonderland, duchess, female protagonist, card playing, hedgehog, croquet, baby, anthropomorphic animal, mushroom, lion, flamingo ...
⇓ 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, not serious, feel good, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, princess, generosity, friendship, snowman, snow, hanukkah, santa claus, mannequin, holiday, disorder, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: donkey, little red riding hood, cat, rooster, fairy godmother, king, prince, cinderella, queen, prime minister, ballerina, hound dog ...
Time: 19th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, adventurer, young heroes, adventure, heroes, good versus evil, friends, imaginary kingdom, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, escapades, rivalry ...
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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: christmas special, not serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: christmas, puppet, muppets, holiday, blizzard, christmas party, guest, family relations, disorder, farm, friends, goofy hero ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sesame street, usa
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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, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: widow, family relations, family, disney, starting over, young lovers, mysterious character, love and romance, parents and children, family life, youth, romantic rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, maine, europe, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: dog, animals, family relations, friends, animal life, hopes, family, rescue, best friends, getting home, pets, adventure ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: colorado, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Hansel and Gretel (1988)
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, feel good, stylized, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: youth, forest, curses spells and rituals, adventure, siblings relations, escapades, parents and children, coming of age, witch, high school, cannibalism, family relations ...
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45%
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A Week Away (2021)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Troubled teen Will Hawkins has a run-in with the law that puts him at an important crossroad: go to juvenile detention or attend a Christian summer camp. At first a fish-out-of-water, Will opens his heart, discovers love with a camp regular, and ...
Style: sincere, feel good, captivating
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: summer camp, fall in love, christian, teenager, teenage love, teen romance, teenage life, character change, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, friends, lifestyle change ...
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45%
Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A rich and nasty woman returns to her hometown to evict everyone but discovers the true meaning of Christmas thanks to the local townsfolk – and an actual angel. Features 14 original songs with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton!
Style: sentimental, feel good, colourful, fairy tale, humorous
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: christmas, christmas spirit, coldhearted, rich man, holiday, christmas season, human nature, character change, rich and poor, regret, christmas eve, redemption ...
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Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (2020)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An imaginary world comes to life in a holiday tale of an eccentric toymaker, his adventurous granddaughter, and a magical invention that has the power to change their lives forever.
Style: visually appealing, sweet, touching, feel good, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, teens, girls' night, kids ...
Plot: christmas, family, father daughter relationship, grandfather granddaughter relationship, rise to the top, meaning of life, magic, children, friends in love, inventions and discoveries, fight for justice, adventure ...
Time: victorian era
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45%
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Sneakerella (2022)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When El, an aspiring sneaker designer from Queens, meets Kira King, the fiercely independent daughter of legendary basketball star and sneaker tycoon Darius King, sparks fly as the two bond over their mutual affinity for sneakers. With a little ...
Style: semi serious, satirical, entertaining, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: John Mulaney and his kid pals tackle existential topics for all ages with catchy songs, comedy sketches and special guests in a nostalgic variety special.
Style: semi serious, satirical, entertaining, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: teenage life, topical humor, friends, social satire, teenager, humour, lifestyle, friendship, satire, stand up, clarinet
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: "Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors" is based on the inspiring true story of living legend Dolly Parton's remarkable upbringing. This once-in-a-lifetime movie special takes place inside the tight-knit Parton family as they ...
Style: captivating, sincere, thought provoking
Audience: family outing
Plot: father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, christian, musician's life, coping, family relations, music, family life, lifestyle, family, kids and family, girl ...
Time: 50s
Place: tennessee
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45%