Movies like Mary Poppins Returns

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Mary Poppins Returns (2018)
 6.7
 87K
Mary Poppins Returns (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael's three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack, she helps the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives.
Style: light, sincere, atmospheric, entertaining, stylized, fairy tale, funny, inspirational, mysterious, 2d animation
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: magic, disney, nanny, female protagonist, imagination, levitation, anthropomorphic animal, cartoon dog, family relations, flying, love, housekeeper, kids and family, family, discipline, brother sister relationship, drawing, fatherhood, father child relationship, cartoon wolf, parenting, kidnapping, maid, cartoon horse, dog ...
Time: 1930s, future
Place: big ben london, london

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Most similar movies to Mary Poppins Returns

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, entertaining and fairy tale films with plots about family, magic, storytelling, children, runaway, mentor and family relations mostly in Family, Fantasy and Comedy genres. Some movies like Mary Poppins Returns: Paddington 2 (2017), Nanny McPhee (2005), Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (2007), Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang (2010), Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 171K
Mary Poppins (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father.
Style: uplifting, fairy tale, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: magic, nanny, female protagonist, mischievous children, imagination, kite, disney, banker, brother sister relationship, levitation, child's point of view, adventure ...
Time: edwardian era, 1910s, 20th century
Place: london, england, united kingdom, europe, east end london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 7.8
 76K
Paddington 2 (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA, China, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Paddington, now happily settled with the Browns, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy, but it is stolen.
Style: feel good, funny, touching, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: animals, bear, prison, friendship, talking animals, teenager, family relations, false accusation, chase, disguise, criminal, jail ...
Place: london, south america, big ben london, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 76K
Nanny McPhee (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Widower Cedric Brown hires Nanny McPhee to care for his seven rambunctious children, who have chased away all previous nannies. Taunted by Simon and his siblings, Nanny McPhee uses mystical powers to instill discipline. And when the children's ...
Style: fairy tale, touching, sweet, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, preschoolers, teens ...
Plot: witch, magic, nanny, childhood, mischievous children, adventure, family, parents and children, single father, curses spells and rituals, family relations, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Molly Mahoney is the awkward and insecure manager of Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium, the strangest, most fantastic, most wonderful toy store in the world. But when Mr. Magorium bequeaths the store to her, a dark and ominous change begins to ...
Style: humorous, motivational, sweet, feel good, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, objects come to life, miraculous event, friendship, family, accountant, mysterious character, prodigy, faith, wizards and magicians, fish out of water, boss and employee ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Nanny McPhee appears at the door of a harried young mother, Mrs. Isabel Green, who is trying to run the family farm while her husband is away at war. But once she’s arrived, Nanny McPhee discovers that the children are fighting a war of their own ...
Style: touching, fairy tale, humorous, captivating, surreal ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: nanny, family, countryside, world war two, magic, mischievous children, children, farm, witch, kids and family, wartime life, destiny ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jim Carrey stars as Tom Popper, a successful businessman who’s clueless when it comes to the really important things in life...until he inherits six “adorable” penguins, each with its own unique personality. Soon Tom’s rambunctious roommates ...
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: penguins, animals, pets, children, animal life, bird, adventure, family relations, family, animal training, parents and children, inheritance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 70s, year 1980 ...
Place: new york, antarctica, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 135K
Labyrinth (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Frustrated with babysitting on yet another weekend night, Sarah - a teenager with an active imagination - summons the Goblins from her favourite book, "Labyrinth", to take the baby stepbrother away. When little Toby actually disappears, ...
Style: gothic, fairy tale, humorous, stylized, surreal ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: surrealism, rescue, good versus evil, adventure, maze, beast, imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, friendship, heroes, puppet, hopes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 86K
The BFG (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, India, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The BFG is no ordinary bone-crunching giant. He is far too nice and jumbly. It's lucky for Sophie that he is. Had she been carried off in the middle of the night by the Bloodbottler, or any of the other giants—rather than the BFG—she would ...
Style: fairy tale, colourful, exciting, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: giant, magic, imagination, family, friendship, fantasy world, little girl, adventure, childhood, dream, orphan, justice ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 6.8
 252K
Hook (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The boy who wasn't supposed to grow up—Peter Pan—did just that, becoming a soulless corporate lawyer whose workaholism could cost him his wife and kids. But a trip to see Granny Wendy in London, where the vengeful Capt. Hook kidnaps ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, entertaining, touching, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: childhood, pirate, adventure, fairy, kidnapping, magic, family, good versus evil, rescue, duel, destiny, creativity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, big ben london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 115K
Paddington (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a deadly earthquake destroys his home in Peruvian rainforest, a young bear makes his way to England in search of a new home. The bear, dubbed "Paddington" for the london train station, finds shelter with the family of Henry and Mary ...
Style: touching, sweet, feel good, funny, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, bear, animals, children, talking animals, kids and family, goofy hero, jungle, adoption, friendship, taxidermist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, peru, united kingdom, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Simple Wish (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Murray is a male fairy godmother, and he is trying to help 8-year-old Anabel to fulfil her "simple wish" - that her father Oliver, who is a cab driver, would win the leading role in a Broadway musical. Unfortunately, Murray's magic ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, good versus evil, fairy godmother, magic wand, family, witch, father daughter relationship, rivalry, down on your luck, supernatural ability, wish come true, parents and children ...
Place: nebraska, manhattan new york city, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 7.0
 341K
Jumanji (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When siblings Judy and Peter discover an enchanted board game that opens the door to a magical world, they unwittingly invite Alan -- an adult who's been trapped inside the game for 26 years -- into their living room. Alan's only hope for ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: adventure, jungle, childhood, board game, fantasy world, family, time travel, parallel world, magic, mischievous children, disappearance, getting home ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1969, year 1995, 19th century ...
Place: new hampshire, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Oscar Diggs, a small-time circus illusionist and con-artist, is whisked from Kansas to the Land of Oz where the inhabitants assume he's the great wizard of prophecy, there to save Oz from the clutches of evil.
Style: fairy tale, light, colourful, entertaining, visually appealing ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night, pre-teens
Plot: witch, imaginary kingdom, magic, adventure, wizards, magic trick, good versus evil, disney, wizards and magicians, prophecy, transformation, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Cat in the Hat (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Conrad and Sally Walden are home alone with their pet fish. It is raining outside, and there is nothing to do. Until The Cat in the Hat walks in the front door. He introduces them to their imagination, and at first it's all fun and games, until ...
Style: humorous, stylized, feel good, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, cat, talking cat, imaginary kingdom, goofy hero, youth, family relations, friendship, disorder, getting home, family, fish out of water ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, melancholic, light, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, little girl, friendship, family, magic, children, greed, family relations, rescue, young heroes, disorder, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 135K
Stuart Little (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The adventures of a heroic and debonair stalwart mouse named Stuart Little with human qualities, who faces some comic misadventures while searching for his lost bird friend and living with a human family as their child.
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, feel good, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens ...
Plot: mouse, cat, adoption, kids and family, adventure, childhood, talking animals, orphanage, anthropomorphic mouse, chase, creativity, redemption ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: sentimental, feel good, humorous, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: flying car, car, childhood, youth, family, adventure, dancing, children, spy, magic, single father, fictional country ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, london, europe, united kingdom, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.2
 41K
Cinderella (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A modern reimagining of the traditional tale of the orphaned girl with an evil stepmother.
Style: fairy tale, captivating, psychological, sincere, touching ...
Audience: kids, chick flick
Plot: cinderella, cinderella story, disney, love and romance, princess, fairy, kingdom, prince, imaginary kingdom, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, magic, family ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 4.2
 28K
Artemis Fowl (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Artemis Fowl the second, a young Irish criminal mastermind, kidnaps the fairy LEPrecon officer Holly Short for ransom to fund rescuing his father. Once a transaction is made, they go onto a hunt for the evil pixie Opal Koboi and rush to save Artemis ...
Style: colourful, captivating, atmospheric, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: fairy, genius, disney, mythical creature, elf, magical creature, fantasy life, magic, child, mythology, boy genius, fantasy world ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Gulliver's Travels (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Travel writer Lemuel Gulliver takes an assignment in Bermuda, but ends up on the island of Liliput, where he towers over its tiny citizens.
Style: humorous, exciting, satirical, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, goofy hero, imaginary kingdom, mysterious place, island, princess, giant, family, sea disaster, fantasy world, battles, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 75K
Dumbo (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada, Australia, USA
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, emotional, sweet, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: elephant, disney, circus, flying, boy, train, family relations, performance, children, rescue, girl, fire ...
Time: 1910s, year 1919, 20th century
Place: florida, missouri, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 78K
Inkheart (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, UK, USA, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The adventures of a father and his young daughter, in their search for a long lost book that will help reunite a missing, close relative.
Style: touching, fairy tale, dark fantasy, exciting, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night, pre-teens ...
Plot: adventure, wizards, adventurer, fictional reality, family, young heroes, parents and children, family relations, fantasy becomes reality, writers, father daughter relationship, magic ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 4K
Magic Camp (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Andy, at the urging of his former mentor and Magic Camp owner Roy Preston, returns to the camp of his youth hoping to reignite his career. Instead, he finds inspiration in his ragtag bunch of rookie magicians.
Style: fairy tale, captivating, feel good, entertaining, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: magic trick, summer camp, disneyland, illusionist, camp, family, magic, camp counselor, mentor, illusion, disney, children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 261K
Aladdin (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A live-action retelling of the 1992 Disney film of the same name.
Style: fairy tale, romantic, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: disney, genie, wish fulfillment, arabian nights, aladdin, disney princess, sultan, princess, magic, palace, happy ending, rags to riches ...
Time: 18th century
Place: baghdad iraq, middle east, saudi arabia, iraq, arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Freaky Friday (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an overworked mother and her teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things right again before mom’s big wedding.
Style: light, captivating, emotional, entertaining, humorous
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: body swapping, switching bodies, mother daughter relationship, family, parents and children, body transformation, youth, adaptation, fantasy becomes reality, relationship problems, happy ending, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Neverending Story III (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young boy must restore order when a group of bullies steal the magical book that acts as a portal between Earth and the imaginary world of Fantasia.
Style: feel good, entertaining, humorous, unusual plot structure, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, adventure, dragon, bullying, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, youth, family, childhood, fantasy world, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.7
 22K
Underdog (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A lab accident gives a hound named Shoeshine some serious superpowers -- a secret that the dog eventually shares with the young boy who becomes his owner and friend.
Style: entertaining, light, feel good, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, teens
Plot: superhero, disney, teenager, dog, talking dog, adventure, good versus evil, genetics, experiment, justice, rescue, family ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.4
 2K
Trading Mom (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The Martin kids learn of a magic spell that will take them to the 'mommy market' so they can get a more user friendly model. After giving a few other moms a try, they want their own back. But that is not so easy.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: youth, coming of age, family relations, single parent, nothing goes right, siblings relations, family life, child as adult, teenage girl, magic, mother, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Lady and the Tramp (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The love story between a pampered Cocker Spaniel named Lady and a streetwise mongrel named Tramp. Lady finds herself out on the street after her owners have a baby and is saved from a pack by Tramp, who tries to show her to live her life footloose ...
Style: touching, sweet, sentimental, feel good, fairy tale
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: disney, obsessive quest, dog, christmas, opposites attract, family, love and romance, friendship, rescue, forceful separation, new life, social differences ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Hapless museum night watchman Larry Daley must help his living, breathing exhibit friends out of a pickle now that they've been transferred to the archives at the Smithsonian Institution. Larry's (mis)adventures this time include close ...
Style: entertaining, funny, humorous, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, objects come to life, curses spells and rituals, museum, dinosaur, chase, goofy hero, escapades, artifact, magic, family, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, 1940s, stone age, contemporary, 1930s
Place: washington d.c., egypt, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%