Movies like The Boy in the Mirror

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The Boy in the Mirror (2014)
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The Boy in the Mirror (2014)
Original name: O Menino no Espelho
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 78 min.
Story: What child has never dreamed of having a double, someone who would do all of the annoying things in his place? Seeing his reflection get out of the mirror into the real world, this dream comes true for the fearless boy Fernando. Odnanref, his double, presents himself as a solution to all his problems. Adaptation of a successful Brazilian novel written by Fernando Sabino.
Style: humorous, not serious, sincere, captivating
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: adventure, friendship, wish come true, mischievous children, mistaken identity, youth, family, family relations, parents and children, escapades, disorder, imaginary, small town, friends, child, aviation, boy, young girl, girl, little girl, little boy
Time: 1940s
Place: brazil

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Most similar movies to The Boy in the Mirror

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and light films with plots about youth, family, family relations, disorder, friendship, adventure and friends mostly in Family, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Boy in the Mirror: Yoko (2012), Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn (2014), Ronia: The Robber's Daughter (1984), The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996), Bennie Stout (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Yoko (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Austria, Sweden
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pia's life, a girl from a small German town, changes when surprisingly, finds in her garden a huge black monster. She soon discovers that the mysterious creature, which called Yoko, is actually a kind yeti spiritually protecting animals and ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: yeti, friends, family relations, friendship, family, parents and children, escapades, young heroes, youth, adventure, imaginary, mountain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: himalaya, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The adventure unfolds as Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn - Tom's friend from the streets - witness a murder in the graveyard. Tom and Huck flee to Jackson Island and make a pact never to tell anyone about the incident. However, when the good-natured ...
Style: exciting, captivating, light, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, first love, adventurer, small town, escapades, disorder, mischievous children, youth, punishment, teaching the ways of the world, orphan, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century
Place: missouri, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Ronia: The Robber's Daughter (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Ronya lives happily in her father's castle until she comes across a new playmate, Birk, in the nearby dark forest. The two explore the wilderness, braving dangerous Witchbirds and Rump-Gnomes. But when their families find out Birk and Ronja ...
Style: exciting, captivating, feel good, semi serious, modern fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, forest, family, family relations, mischievous children, imaginary, adventure, parents and children, castle, palaces castles and temples, young heroes, danger ...
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: One of puppet-maker Geppetto's creations comes magically to life. This puppet, Pinocchio, has one major desire and that is to become a real boy someday. In order to accomplish this goal he has to learn to act responsibly. This film shows you ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, curses spells and rituals, wish come true, heroes, rescue, danger, imaginary, young heroes, escapades, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 6.2
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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 ⇓
82%
 3.0
 762
Gooby (2009)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Imagine if you'd had a six-foot tall monster to help you through the rough times when you were 11! Willy is terrified about moving into the family's new house. He's convinced it's filled with evil space aliens out to get him. In ...
Style: sincere, feel good, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friends, buddies, youth, family relations, mischievous children, bear, friendship, adventure, supernatural, toy comes to life, parents and children, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Tommy Tricker and the Stamp Traveller (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the joker Tommy Tricker plays some practical jokes on some of his friends, his best friend Ralph, a stamp collector, discovers the secret of "stamp travel" to make him travel around the world on a stamp to bring back the mysterious ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friends, family relations, miniaturization, part animation, imaginary, rivalry, mischievous children, orphan, good versus evil, heroes, adventure, family ...
Place: australia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 266
Kids World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: What would you wish for if you were eleven and could have anything in the world? Your parents don't understand you. Your teenage brother is constantly getting you in trouble...for things he did! You're in love with the twelve-year-old girl ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, suspense
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, teenage life, experiment gone awry, child as adult, adventure, mischievous children, young heroes, youth, best friends, rescue, danger, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Geppetto (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: When a man wishes for a son, he learns what it means to be a father.
Style: humorous, stylized, feel good, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: puppet, family relations, friendship, parents and children, mischievous children, young heroes, child in peril, escapades, family, youth, miraculous event, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.8
 233
Superbror (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
Story: "Superbrother" tells the story of Anton, a 10 year old boy desperate for, he says, an older and true brother as Buller, his brother, is autistic. Always distracted looking at the sky, Anton receives an unexpected visit from some stranger ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: young heroes, superhuman powers, adventure, wish come true, mischievous children, mentally challenged, family, family relations, youth, hopes, heroes, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Norway, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: By helping Doctor Proctor getting recognition for his amazing invention in a world quite different from ours, two lonely children gets help to stand on their own two feet.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, captivating, light
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: rivalry, friendship, inventions and discoveries, mad scientist, imaginary, good versus evil, disorder, youth, adventure, family relations, friends, silly humor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After her father's ship is carried off by a sudden storm, the spunky Pippi Longstocking is stranded with her horse, Alfonso,and her pet monkey, Mr. Neilson, and takes up residence in the old family home, which is thought by neighborhood ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, light, talky ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: little girl, adventure, family relations, family, friendship, rescue, imaginary, young heroes, superhuman powers, disorder, siblings relations, mischievous children ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Thief Lord (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Luxembourg, UK, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A tale about two young boys, Prosper and Bo, who flee to Venice after being orphaned and dumped in the care of a cruel auntie. Hiding in the canals and alleyways of the city, the boys are befriended by a gang of young urchins and their enigmatic ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, exciting, serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, mischievous children, escapades, friendship, imaginary, adventure, young heroes, secret, magic, police, nun, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: venice, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Wind in the Willows (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada, Romania
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Matt Lucas as a marvellous Toad, Mark Gatiss as a spiky rat, Lee Ingleby as a nervous Mole, and Bob Hoskins as a grumpy old Badger make a classy cast within yet another version of Kenneth Grahame's classic book.
Style: clever, captivating, semi serious, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, legends and myths, friendship, imaginary kingdom, humble, disorder, imaginary, hopes, mischievous children, mole, rabbit, animal life ...
Time: 20th century, edwardian era, 1900s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Luck of the Irish (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A teenager must battle for a gold charm to keep his family from being controlled by an evil leprechaun.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family relations, teenage life, friendship, adventure, youth, family life, child as adult, basketball, legends and myths, danger, family, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Help! I've Shrunk the Family (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seven-year-old Johannes Blom gets blown away when he discovers a little man in the kitchen cupboard, hidden behind the peanut butter jar. He’s even more astonished when he realizes that this little man, ‘Wiplala’, has magical powers. When ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, fish out of water, supernatural, escapades, family, disorder, shrinking, miniaturization, boy, wizards, youth, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Five Children and It (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Psammead is 'It', an ancient, irritable, ugly sand fairy, which five children find one day in a gravel pit. As a reward for finding him, It grants the children one wish a day, the results of which will last until sunset.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: wish fulfillment, adventure, heroes, young heroes, mischievous children, youth, fish out of water, rivalry, supernatural, danger, disorder, parents and children ...
Time: year 1917, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
V8 - Die Rache des Nitros (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of friends got into a big trouble and they will try to do anything to get away with it.
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous, captivating
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, ambition, young heroes, rivalry, family, youth, parents and children, chases and races, disorder, children, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Horrid Henry: The Movie (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Henry fails yet again to hand in his homework for the umpteenth time, he has no idea that this will set off a chain of events which will see him forming an unlikely alliance with Moody Margaret, the infuriating girl next door, and his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, light, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, young heroes, youth, friendship, teachers and students, parents and children, family life, disorder, friends, yo yo, siblings relations, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Trouble at Timpetill (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Luxembourg
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The children of a small European mountain village end up being its only residents, soon after the adults cannot take their behavior any longer.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: youth, soldier, disorder, village, adventure, prank, family relations, prison, escape, gang, save the day, village life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Gold Retrievers (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A boy and his dog must go in search of a fabled local treasure in an effort to save the family house from foreclosure.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, danger, save the day, adventure, rivalry, escapades, youth, pets, mischievous children, in the woods, family, legends and myths ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Kids Who Saved Summer (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A group of youngsters trying to save their playground from an unscrupulous developer who wants to build a factory there.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, adventure, family, mischievous children, youth, family life, disorder, friends, factory, friendship, deception, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Shorts (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young boy's discovery of a colorful, wish-granting rock causes chaos in the suburban town of Black Falls when jealous kids and scheming adults alike set out to get their hands on it.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: mischievous children, miraculous event, wish come true, adolescence vs adulthood, family life, adventure, imaginary, friendship, young heroes, heroes, hopes, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Pippi Goes on Board (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This is the film version which is a compilation of the 1969 TV Series shown in 13 parts. It is therefore technically the "first" Pippi Långstrump film, although it wasn't released as a film until 1973. Pippi lives alone in ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, offbeat, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: children, mischievous children, adventure, imaginary, young heroes, investigation, superhuman powers, best friends, escapades, youth, danger, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.5
 416
Rascal (1969)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy filled with tenderness as a baby raccoon snuggles his way into the life of a lonely boy. He becomes the boy's only companion during his father's frequent absences. Because of Rascal, both father and son realize their ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family relations, family, child as adult, school, parents and children, fish out of water, adoption, family life, friendship, animal life, disorder, friends ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.7
 6K
Andre (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The true story of how a marine seal named Andre befriended a little girl and her family, circa 1962.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: friendship, family relations, coming of age, rescue, small town, family, orphan, disorder, social relations, best friends, getting home, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 1960s, year 1962
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Pippi Longstocking (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Pippi Longstocking is a TV series based on Astrid Lindgren's Pippi Longstocking children's books. The show ran for thirteen episodes, the first episode being broadcast 8 February 1969 on the then Swedish public service channel Sveriges ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, mischievous children, imaginary, superhuman powers, young heroes, youth, pets, family reunited, disorder, friends, family relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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 ⇓
62%
Father of Four: In Japanese Mode (2010)
Genre: Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a Japanese family moves in next door, Per and Shin, the same age, instantly become friends. But after the boys cut school, each set of parents' blames the other, causing a rift between neighbors. What will it take for the two families to ...
Style: humorous, sincere, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, culture clash, family, family relations, youth, friends, mischievous children, disorder, parents and children, cross cultural relations, best friend, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.2
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Hanni & Nanni (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A drama centered around twins attending the same boarding school.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: twins, boarding school, friendship, mischievous children, youth, disorder, social relations, school, adventure, couples, danger, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%