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The Magic Of David Copperfield XVI: Unexplained Forces (1995)
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The Magic Of David Copperfield XVI: Unexplained Forces (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, History, Music, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: This is the 16th and penultimate CBS Copperfield TV special, which six years later will be followed by the 17th and last one, Copperfield: Tornado of Fire (2001). The special is introduced by a voice offstage who talks about Barclay House, the set of the penultimate illusion of the special. The illusion in question is composed by four phases and the first of them consists in turn of four parts. All the phases regard the presence and manifestation of ghosts and spirits remained in the upper room which somehow escaped the destruction of a house that burned down because of a lightning during a storm. The room has a pentagonal shape and has been rebuilt on the stage, on which David Copperfield brings two boys and a girl from the audience. Then he asks the boys to tie his hands, back and neck, and then the ankles to the legs of a chair inserted into the room. This condition serves to prevent Copperfield from moving himself into the room itself and manipulating objects within it. Meantime ...
Plot: dancing, child, magic, ghost, stage magician, magician, magic trick, illusionist, snow, spirit, house, swimming, fog, illusion, theater, search, dancer, disappearance, flying, grandfather, fire, painting, manipulation, full moon, explosion ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, entertaining, semi serious and feel good films with plots about magic, family, mentor, children, disorder, storytelling and destiny mostly in Fantasy, Family and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Magic Of David Copperfield XVI: Unexplained Forces: David Blaine: Frozen in Time (2000), Magic Camp (2020), The Haunted Mansion (2003), Hocus Pocus (1993), Babes in Toyland (1961). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Magic of David Copperfield XV: Fires of Passion (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: This is the 15th CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced from Caesars Palace by David Copperfield himself, who describes an escapology number which would be performed in this location as the last feat of the special and is inspired by an illusionist ...
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David Blaine: Frozen in Time (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
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Magic Camp (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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Duration: 100 min.
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Style: captivating, enigmatic, disturbing, atmospheric, fairy tale
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The Haunted Mansion (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Lewis goes to live with his uncle in a creaky old house that contains a mysterious ticktock noise. When Lewis accidentally awakens the dead, the town's sleepy facade magically springs to life with a secret world of witches and ...
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Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
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Duration: 106 min.
Story: All roads lead to magical, merry Toyland as Mary Contrary and Tom Piper prepare for their wedding! But villainous Barnaby wants Mary for himself, so he kidnaps Tom, setting off a series of comic chases, searches, and double-crosses! The "March ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, feel good, offbeat ...
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Audience: pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
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Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, cult film, melancholic ...
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