Movies like Mary Poppins Returns

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Mary Poppins Returns (2018)
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Mary Poppins Returns (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, UK
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, mysterious, 2d animation
Audience: family outing
Plot: magic, female protagonist, nanny, family relations, disney, housekeeper, family, discipline, kidnapping, maid, flying, imagination, levitation, anthropomorphic animal, cartoon dog, kidnap, cartoon wolf, love, kids and family, parenting, dog, world war two, lawyer, dolphins, flood ...
Time: 1930s
Place: london, big ben london

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Most similar movies to Mary Poppins Returns

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, light and semi serious films with plots about family, magic, family relations, mentor, disorder, happy ending and kids and family mostly in Family, Fantasy and Comedy genres. Some movies like Mary Poppins Returns: Nanny McPhee (2005), Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang (2010), Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (2007), Hocus Pocus (1993), Paddington 2 (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: nanny, mischievous children, magic, family, imagination, family values, parents and children, new job, family relations, female protagonist, adventure, dance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: london, europe, england, united kingdom
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 6.6
 70K
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, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: witch, nanny, mischievous children, family relations, curses spells and rituals, bully, childhood, parents and children, magic, family, family values, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s
Place: england, europe, london
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100%
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: captivating, touching, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: nanny, countryside, farm, family, mischievous children, world war two, save the day, objects come to life, imaginary, family relations, disorder, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ 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, feel good, semi serious, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, miraculous event, objects come to life, accountant, friendship, family, mysterious character, prodigy, toys, save the day, goofy hero, boss and employee ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, UK
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: humorous, feel good, exciting, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: chocolate, mischievous children, teacher, candy, factory, childhood, contests and competitions, wish come true, tour guide, grandfather grandson relationship, overweight child, cooking and food ...
Place: germany, montana, arizona
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100%
 6.9
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Hocus Pocus (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After 300 years of slumber, three sister witches are accidentally resurrected in Salem on Halloween night, and it us up to three kids and their newfound feline friend to put an end to the witches' reign of terror once and for all.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, sweet, offbeat, light ...
Audience: date night, horror for children, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: halloween, witch, magic, witches, teenage life, supernatural, wizards and magicians, immortality, resurrection, cat, halloween party, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 18th century, 1700s ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 66K
Paddington 2 (2017)
Genre: Animation, 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: funny, exciting, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: animals, bear, talking animals, friendship, false accusation, family relations, bear cub, book, chase, window washer, disguise, criminal ...
Place: london, south america, big ben london, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 240K
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, exciting, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: fairy, childhood, adventure, duel, kidnapping, pirate, good versus evil, rescue, self discovery, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, big ben london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: humorous, not serious, entertaining, funny, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: penguins, pets, animal life, animals, family relations, bird, inheritance, animal training, parents and children, birds, children, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1976, 70s, 80s ...
Place: new york, antarctica, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, fairy godmother, family, imaginary, rivalry, supernatural ability, down on your luck, wish come true, mischievous children, parents and children, father daughter relationship, heroes ...
Place: new york, nebraska, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
Cinderella (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Story: A modern reimagining of the traditional tale of the orphaned girl with an evil stepmother.
Style: fairy tale, captivating, psychological, feel good, sincere ...
Plot: cinderella, cinderella story, fairy, disney, princess, imaginary kingdom, kids and family, kingdom, love and romance, prince, fairy godmother, love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 180K
Enchanted (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The beautiful princess Giselle is banished by an evil queen from her magical, musical animated land and finds herself in the gritty reality of the streets of modern-day Manhattan. Shocked by this strange new environment that doesn't operate on ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic, feel good, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, family outing, kids, date night, preschoolers ...
Plot: princess, true love, prince, magic, magical, good versus evil, disney, rescue, imaginary kingdom, parallel world, queen, witch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.5
 2K
Trading Mom (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 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, feel good, humorous, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, single parent, teenage girl, magic, family life, child as adult, siblings relations, nothing goes right, youth, coming of age, mischievous children, down on your luck ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 80K
The BFG (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, India, UK
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, exciting, colourful, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: giant, little girl, imagination, magic, friendship, childhood, family, justice, adventure, queen, fantasy world, dream ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Santa Clause 2 (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Better watch out! The big guy in red is coming to town once again. This time, Scott Calvin -- also known as Santa Claus -- finds out there's an obscure clause in his contract requiring him to take on a wife. He has to leave the North Pole to ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, kids, girls' night ...
Plot: santa claus, magic, christmas, holiday, prank, christmas party, toys, family, mistaken identity, disorder, chaos, reindeer ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Babysitters Beware (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Seven-year-old Danny Parker is a good kid who loves his parents. But they have to go out on business dinners all the time, leaving him stuck with a sitter. It's not so bad when it's his favorite babysitter, Janelle but he also gets stuck ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, nanny, when the parents are away, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder, little boy, save the day, rivalry, friendship, friends, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 235
Boggart (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the ordinary and bustling city of Moscow there is an unusual House, overgrown with hundreds of secrets and mysteries. In this house there is a strange apartment, in which not a single tenant has stayed for a long time. And only when an ...
Style: enigmatic, captivating, fairy tale, disturbing, atmospheric
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: supernatural being, house, family, magic, single mother, black magic, standoff, showdown, cat, anthropomorphism, tape over mouth, tied feet
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
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Descendants (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A present-day idyllic kingdom where the benevolent teenage son of King Adam and Queen Belle offers a chance of redemption for the troublemaking offspring of Disney's classic villains: Cruella De Vil (Carlos), Maleficent (Mal), the Evil Queen ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night ...
Plot: happy ending, good versus evil, disney, teenage protagonist, witch, fairy godmother, high school, imaginary kingdom, villain, imaginary, adventure, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: captivating, enigmatic, disturbing, atmospheric, fairy tale
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: summer camp, magic trick, family, disneyland, camp, magic, camp counselor, mentor, magician
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Elf-Man (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An Elf is left behind by Santa to help rescue the Harper family from a lousy Christmas. The Elf and the family get more than they bargained for, as the kids help the Elf discover his special powers and true identity as a budding superhero.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, save the day, supernatural ability, supernatural, imaginary, escapades, danger, family, wish come true, miraculous event, elf, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Are We Done Yet? (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Newlyweds Nick and Suzanne decide to move to the suburbs to provide a better life for their two kids. But their idea of a dream home is disturbed by a contractor with a bizarre approach to business.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: family, family life, domestic disturbance, nothing goes right, family problems, parents and children, renovation, house, african american, interracial friendship, family relations, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, touching, humorous, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: middle school, family, youth, diary, popular girl, love and romance, school, teenage life, female protagonist, female director, close up of eye, overalls ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Talking Pony!?! (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: 16 year old JULIET BELLO lives on a ranch with her stepmother KIM and two irritating stepbrothers, CRAIG and PETE. Since her father died the ranch has been going downhill, until in desperation Kim has to entertain the offer from businessman ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, parody, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, farm, rivalry, prank, horse, ranch, loss of wife, man versus nature, father son estrangement, allergy
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Harry and the Hendersons (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Returning from a hunting trip in the forest, the Henderson family's car hits an animal in the road. At first they fear it was a man, but when they examine the "body" they find it's a "bigfoot". They think it's dead ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wildlife, sasquatch, fish out of water, family, adventure, friendship, parents and children, hunting, family relations, kindness, bad smell, hamburger ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, seattle washington, seattle, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 ⇓
27%
A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Recruited by a secret society of babysitters, a high schooler battles the Boogeyman and his monsters when they nab the boy she's watching on Halloween.
Style: entertaining, unusual plot structure, enigmatic, exciting, visually appealing
Plot: monster, nanny, halloween, protection, child, kids in trouble, kidnapping, salvation, magic, secret society, teenage girl, fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Santa Clause (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Scott Calvin is an ordinary man, who accidentally causes Santa Claus to fall from his roof on Christmas Eve and is knocked unconscious. When he and his young son finish Santa's trip and deliveries, they go to the North Pole, where Scott learns ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: christmas, santa claus, toys, holiday, child custody, christmas eve, family, adventure, christmas tree, christmas party, magic, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Four Kids and It (2020)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A group of kids on holiday in Cornwall meet a magical creature on the beach with the power to grant wishes.
Style: entertaining, feel good, humorous, light
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: wish come true, creature, magical creature, adventure, family relations, friendship, family, happy ending, villain, good versus evil, magic, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 ⇓
27%
A Carol Christmas (2003)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Carol Christmas follows the basic plot of "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens, but the story has been modernized. The traditional "Scrooge" character is a talk show host named Carol.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sweet, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, disorder, family relations, road not taken, starting over, friends, hollywood, hopes, holiday, talk show host, female protagonist, christmas season ...
Time: 2000s
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%