Movies like What a Circus

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What a Circus (2017)
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What a Circus (2017)
Original name: Sikke Et Cirkus - Det Mystiske Mysterium
Genre: Adventure, Family, Musical, Mystery
Country: Denmark
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Everything is as usual at the circus, where a cheerful band of performers enjoy a world full of magic and where grown-ups get to play. Ramona loves her life inside and outside the circus ring, and not least her motley circus family. But strange tracks in the snow and a series of mysterious incidents threaten to disturb her paradise. Someone is watching her. The question is: Who and why? At the same time, her beloved father and circus manager Leo, is beginning to behave very strangely indeed. Worried that his circus will be outshone by their rival, Circus Supremo, Leo is demanding the impossible from his performers.
Plot: clown, truck, bear, lion, boat, bicycle, disappearance, balloon, single father, father daughter relationship, flowers, father son relationship, letter, elephant, acrobat, goat, egg, microscope, mallet, circus, magnet, flower, rowboat, canon, competitor ...

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boat movies
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bicycle movies
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Most similar movies to What a Circus

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, exciting, humorous and feel good films with plots about adventure, family relations, escapades, family, father son relationship, heroes and youth mostly in Family, Adventure and Mystery genres. Some movies like What a Circus: Dumbo (2019), The Acrobat Bunglers (1981), Caddie Woodlawn (1989), Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme (1990), Lost & Found (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Clubhouse Detectives in Search of a Lost Princess (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In this Clubhouse Detectives flick four kids stumble upon a plot to kidnap a lost princess hidden in their very town. They start investigating all of the girls in school to find out which girl is the lost princess so they can protect her from the ...
Plot: flower, brother sister relationship, mistaken identity, mother daughter relationship, princess, adoption, father daughter relationship, school, teacher, father son relationship, record, boss ...
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95%
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Dumbo (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Circus owner Max Medici enlists former star Holt Farrier and his children Milly and Joe to care for a newborn elephant whose oversized ears make him a laughingstock in an already struggling circus. But when they discover that Dumbo can fly, the ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, sweet, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: elephant, circus, disney, flying, performance, family relations, children, part animation, song, boy, magical creature, waterfall ...
Time: 1910s, year 1919, 20th century
Place: missouri, coney island brooklyn new york city, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Acrobat Bunglers (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: Brazil
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Humble officials, friends Didi, Dedé, Mussum and Zacarias become the great attraction of the circus Bartolo, thanks to its incredible ability to make the public laugh. But success has a price: the opposition of the magician Assis Satan and the ...
Plot: circus, quartet, runaway, love, dog, song, poor, clown
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Caddie Woodlawn (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The exciting adventures of an 11-year-old tomboy growing up in the Wisconsin frontier of the 1860s. Based on the children's book.
Style: suspense
Plot: frontier, river, tomboy, brother sister relationship, prank, dress, pioneer, farm, american indian, large family, flower, native american ...
Time: 1800s, 1860s, 19th century
Place: wisconsin, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set in the mythical world of Rhymeland, Gorden Goose returns home to discover that his mom has mysteriously vanished. Now the characters of Rhymeland are in danger of disappearing unless Mother Goose returns.
Style: feel good, humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: kidnapping, mystery, friends, family, adventure, parents and children, missing person, disco, imaginary kingdom, r&b, legends and myths, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.5
 949
Lost & Found (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sent to spend the summer with their uncle on a remote island, young brothers Andy and Mark learn that their eccentric grandfather once owned the island, but vanished without a trace…taking with him the secret to a vast fortune. Delving into the ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, light, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: treasure, treasure hunt, underground, island, lost treasure, family relations, father son relationship, missing person, teenage boy, summer, adventure, search ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
My Sisters Kids in Egypt (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Da far ved et uheld ikke kommer med flyet, ender Blop, Pusle, Jan, Michael og Amalie alene i Ægypten. De står pludselig i Cairos lufthavn med en hjemsendelsestrussel hængende over hovedet. Gode råd er dyre. Men ved skæbnens gunst (eller ugunst) ...
Plot: pyramid, neighbor, children, father son relationship, danish, father daughter relationship, camel, uncle nephew relationship, uncle niece relationship
Place: egypt, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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462
Clubhouse Detectives in Scavenger Hunt (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When 4 friends attend a birthday party they find a stolen painting which sends them on chase to find out who the real burgulars are and where the next hit will be. Will they be able to find the real burgulars and solve the case? Find out!
Style: intense, light, atmospheric, entertaining
Plot: father son relationship, family relations, unlikely friendships, adventure, escapades, hidden treasure, friendship between boys, treasure map, travel, treasure hunt, mother son relationship, adventure hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Lost Treasure of the Knights Templar (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Danish brilliant pre-teen student Nis uses his summer holiday to learn Latin so he can properly study the Knights Templar inheritance on Bjornholm island from sources. His friends Mathias, a dumb jock, and Kathrine, who only comes to spend time wear ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: treasure hunt, ancient mystery, rescue, parents and children, danger, mystery, adventure, family relations, religions or cults, island, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths ...
Time: middle ages, 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: An eccentric professor invents wacky machinery, but can't seem to make ends meet. When he invents a revolutionary car, a foreign government becomes interested in it, and resorts to skulduggery to get their hands on it.
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: toys, kidnapping, flying car, inventor, family, adventure, steampunk, imaginary kingdom, show tunes, nothing goes right, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 1910s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 308
Bennie Stout (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Fisherman’s son Benjamin - Bennie - Stout is a boy with a heart of gold who always gets himself into trouble. His St. Nicholas wish list includes a pedal car, just like the one the sneaky mayor’s son Roderick has. These are the depression years ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, family life, adventure, escapades, youth, family relations, disorder, small town, small town life, show tunes, santa claus, family ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Three Investigators and the Secret of Terror Castle (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: Germany, South Africa
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A new case for the cult detectives! Not by coincidence, a mysterious videotape falls into the hands of Jupiter Jones (CHANCELLOR MILLER), Pete Crenshaw (NICK PRICE) and Bob Andrews (CAMERON MONAGHAN) during Jupiter's birthday party in Rocky ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, scary, suspenseful
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: haunted house, amateur detective, supernatural ability, adventure, escapades, danger, investigation, young heroes, buddies, curses spells and rituals, youth, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Red Riding Hood (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Teenage Claire (Morgan Thompson) would rather hang out with her friends at the mall than to stay home with her brother Matt while Grandma babysits. Who wouldn't? Unfortunately, Grandma isn't about to let Claire out of the house. Worse, she ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: little red riding hood, missing person, adventure, danger, love and romance, good versus evil, adventurer, fish out of water, escapades, young heroes, dangerous animal, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Great Muppet Caper (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Musical, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Kermit and Fozzie are newspaper reporters sent to London to interview Lady Holiday, a wealthy fashion designer whose priceless diamond necklace is stolen. Kermit meets and falls in love with her secretary, Miss Piggy. The jewel thieves strike again, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: heist, investigation, mistaken identity, frame up, puppet, puppets, family, crimes, journalism, partners, buddies, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 329
Maya (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An American boy runs away in the Indian jungle after a fight with his father.
Plot: jungle, elephant, male bonding, father son relationship, prince, impostor, cheetah, train station, snake, tiger, boy, runaway ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
 191
Ms. Bear (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four paws for this wonderful family film. Cute 7-year-old rescues a helpless and bumbling bear cub as the two set off on an adventure to reunite the cub with its mommy.
Style: semi serious
Plot: family relations, bear, wilderness, family life, adoption, family, heroes, babies and infants, youth, adventure, animal life, child's point of view ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Clarence, the Cross-Eyed Lion (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a native village is apparently terrorized by a Lion, the local sergeant enlists the help of a veterinarian working at a nearby animal study center. It is soon discovered that the Lion has a unique problem, it has double vision due to the fact ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, realistic
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: lion, veterinarian, adventure, family, parents and children, village, family relations, disability, black market, animal life, poacher, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Victor and the Secret of Crocodile Mansion (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Victor is both thrilled and mystified when his family moves into his grand-uncles somber mansion filled with African masks, taxidermy crocodile mounts - and a dark secret: Four decades ago, his grand-cousin Cecilia, at the same age as he is now, ...
Style: atmospheric, entertaining, whimsical, fairy tale
Plot: crocodile, boy, disbelieving adult, child protagonist, child, children, family relations, brother sister relationship, fantasy world, good versus evil, adventure, child in peril ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 2K
Tom Sawyer (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Musical, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Tom Sawyer and his pal Huckleberry Finn have great adventures on the Mississippi River, pretending to be pirates, attending their own funeral, and witnessing a murder.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: small town, friendship, adventurer, adventure, young heroes, mischievous children, heroes, escapades, youth, disorder, life turned upside down, friends ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, missouri, usa, st. petersburg russia, mississippi river ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Dark Diamond (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: Germany, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: During a holiday on the Dutch rural B&B, Suske finds, while diving for Shanulleke, a black diamond. He gives it to Sidonia, who breaks her promise to proudly hold on to it after the local Baron Roger de Lacheloze offers her a hefty price. Their ...
Plot: medieval, doll, diving, rabbit, castle, court, punishment, funeral pyre, owl, corporal punishment, sickness, illness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.7
 37
Marco (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A combination of live action and animation chronicinge the great journey of Marco Polo to the mysterious Orient. Much of the story centers on Polo's relationship with the powerful Kublai Khan.
Plot: adventurer
Place: venice, europe, asia, china, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Three Investigators and the Secret of Skeleton Island (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: Germany, South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In "The Three Investigators and The Secret of Skeleton Island" the cult detective trio from Rocky Beach, California, fall into a breath-taking mixture of adventure, thriller and mystery. Only by a hairs-breadth did they escape with their ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, exciting, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: amateur detective, ancient mystery, investigation, adventure, treasure hunt, mystery, save the day, partners, youth, escapades, legend, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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magnet movies
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flower movies
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rowboat movies
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Clubhouse Detectives (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Late one night, Billy and Kade Ruckman see their neighbor, Michael Chambers, murder a woman, but Chambers has a story all set to convince their mother Vicky, that it was just a rehearsal scene from an opera. The only ones who can help them find the ...
Style: semi serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: murder, amateur detective, friendship, investigation, mystery, anti heroes, heroes, protagonist as suspect, adventure, private detective, crimes, anti hero ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Ace Wonder: Message from a Dead Man (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ace Wonder is a 10-year-old detective, struggling to find a storyline for his latest novel. When his path tangles with Derek Morton, a simple family mystery becomes a very real case of corporate espionage, scientific discovery, and one coldblooded ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating, twists and turns, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: boy hero, adventurer, riddles and clues, uncover truth, young heroes, amateur detective, save the day, investigation, crimes, single parent, parents and children, family business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.6
 803
Minor Details (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Someone's trying to make the students sick at the upscale boarding school, Danforth Academy! Abby, Paige, Claire and Taylor, join forces to solve the mystery. Whoever it is, the four best friends are going to find out!
Plot: student, teenager, boarding school, poisoning, food poisoning, chocolate, exam, allergy, watching television, texting, cafeteria, blonde girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 192
Code M (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When her grandfather has a car accident, Isabel (11) takes on his search for the sword that has been promised to her ancestor centuries ago by the world famous musketeer D’Artagnan. Assisted by her nephew Rik (12) and friend Jules (13), she will ...
Plot: fencing, search, climbing, strong female character, tough girl, strong female lead, overalls, musketeer, castle, hospital, cave, grandfather ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Told from Mowgli's point of view, it's the story of how a boy became a mancub and a mancub became a man.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: rescue, jungle, youth, escapades, family, young heroes, adventure, coming of age, heroes, mischievous children, child in peril, feral man ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Alice in Wonderland (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Argentina
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Alice is a pure library worker who works and suits younger than her age. She rebuffs William because he's repetitive on habits she thinks improper - she's a prude. While fantasizing about reliving her lifetime, a white bunny taps her on ...
Plot: surrealism, queen, caterpillar, hare, mouse, alternate dimension, turtle, rabbit, tea party, hippie, king, duchess ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 2K
Napoleon (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Australia, Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The adventures of Golden Retriever pup Napoleon and his friend, the parrot Birdo Lucci.
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: golden retriever, family relations, balloon, dog, pets, odd couple, partners, family, escapades, best friends, getting home, young heroes ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%