Movies like A Wish for Giants

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A Wish for Giants (2018)
 7.8
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A Wish for Giants (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Sophie, a young volunteer, meets her kindred spirit in Roxie, a girl with a life threatening medical condition and a unique wish to meet Bigfoot.
Plot: sasquatch, paranormal, bigfoot, cryptozoology, giant, yeti, doctor, nightmare, volunteer, senator, hospital, hoax, brain tumor, cancer
Place: pennsylvania

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Most similar movies to A Wish for Giants

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, suspenseful and cerebral films with plots about doctor, hospital, bigfoot, sasquatch, death, supernatural and destiny mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like A Wish for Giants: Sightings (2017), The Sighting (2016), To Catch a Yeti (1995), Letters from the Big Man (2011), Ink (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.6
 271
Sightings (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A dysfunctional family under suspicion of murder after three bodies mysteriously appear on their ranch are terrorised by what they can only describe as Bigfoot.
Plot: bigfoot, ranch, murder, conspiracy theory, sasquatch, paranormal, cryptozoology, father daughter relationship, creature, ufo, abduction, alien
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.8
 751
The Sighting (2016)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A terrifying psychological thriller set near the beautiful landscape of Glacier National Park, Montana. Two high school friends, Travis and Nate, are on a road trip to Canada when they're attacked by mysterious and vicious creatures. Nate is ...
Plot: sasquatch, bigfoot, police investigation, psychological thriller, road trip
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
To Catch a Yeti (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Big Jake's after Bigfoot in the Big Apple. It's the biggest chase this town has ever seen.
Plot: bigfoot, yeti, sasquatch, airport, sidekick, shotgun, kidnapping, electrocution, trapper, rich, snow, skateboarding
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Letters from the Big Man (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Sarah Smith, an artist and government hydrologist, sets out on a post-fire stream survey in a remote part of the Kalmiopsis Wilderness of southwestern Oregon. In the course of her journey through this ancient and ecologically diverse land, she ...
Style: touching, offbeat, serious
Plot: wilderness, isolation, friendship, confined, friends, animal life, telepathy, off the grid, bigfoot, yeti, ecology, sasquatch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.0
 20K
Ink (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Invisible forces exert power over us in our sleep. A mercenary named Ink, on a literal nightmare mission, captures the spirit of 8-year-old Emma in the dream world. To save her, the dream-givers marshal all their resources, focusing on saving the ...
Style: surreal, serious, atmospheric, enigmatic, stylized ...
Plot: nightmare comes true, supernatural, parent child relationship, good versus evil, imaginary, another dimension, coma, father daughter relationship, self loathing, dark fantasy, missing child, imagination ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.8
 788
Hoovey (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: HOOVEY is the true and inspiring story of the Elliott family, who refused to surrender, instead turning to one another and their faith in the worst of circumstances, to rebuild their lives, their boy, and their dreams... together. Step by grueling ...
Plot: high school athlete, hospital, high school, rehabilitation, male camaraderie, coach, cane, basketball player, student athlete, brain tumor, cancer, doctor
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Operation Sandman (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the heat of an American desert, Captain Jean Farrell arrives at a secret military installation, run by the enigmatic Doctor Harlan Jessup. Jessup is conducting 'Operation Sandman', an experiment involving a group of soldiers who have ...
Plot: explosion, hallucination, soldier, doctor, grenade, experimental drug, experiment, sleep deprivation
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.8
 24K
Godsend (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A couple agree to have their deceased son cloned under the supervision of an enigmatic doctor, but bizarre things start to happen years after his rebirth.
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: cloning, genetic engineering, school, doctor, nightmare, clones, dealing with death, experiment gone awry, doctors and patients, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Advent of Mebiar (2017)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Story: Fritz (Nick Huber), Snark (Jacob Lyngle), and Bubbles (Griffin Strycharske) are thrown into a mysterious cryptozoological cult event and must stop the rising of an ancient, monstrous being.
Plot: nerd, cryptozoology, paranormal, geek
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.1
 1K
Three Inches (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Walter Speckman is a nobody, until one day he is struck by lightning and gains the ability to move any object with his mind... but only for 3 inches at a time. A recruiter who knows of super-powered individuals finds Walter and offers him the chance ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, friendship, hospital, superhero, heroes, disorder, supernatural ability, life turned upside down, good versus evil, woman in danger, danger, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Survivalist (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An atomic bomb falls in Siberia and the USA is blamed.
Plot: martial law, death of family, hospital, biker gang, survivalist, motorcycle gang, peeping tom, murder, chaos, vigilante, united states of america, military dictatorship ...
Place: siberia, united states, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.5
 733
The Spring (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man and his son stumble onto a modern-day fountain of youth while camping in the woods.
Plot: fountain of youth, spring, single father, secret, father son relationship, doctor, eternal youth, outsider, accident, hospital, small town, police
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Sasquatch Mountain (2006)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A lonely tow-truck driver gets caught in a deadly struggle between a pair of bank robbers with a beautiful hostage, local cops, and a monster that has come down from the Arizona mountains to eat human flesh.
Plot: long hair, bank robbery, fistfight, bigfoot, forest, sasquatch
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Stomping Ground (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ben and Annie are a young couple on a weekend trip to Annie's small North Carolina hometown who, after meeting a charming old friend, embark on an impromptu 'Bigfoot hunt' that threatens both their relationship and their lives.
Plot: bigfoot, sasquatch, lost in the woods, wilderness, cryptozoology, creature, monster, backwoods, boyfriend girlfriend relationship
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Suburban Sasquatch (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mystical Sasquatch is on the loose in suburbia and only a Native-American warrior can stop it.
Plot: monster, bigfoot, paranormal, sasquatch, creature, cave, legend, fishing, missing person, gun, folk tale, forest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Ink & Rain (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: China, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of apocalyptic fighters believe they're fighting for their freedom, until they realize they're in a comic book.
Plot: rivalry, drinking, blood, bondage, betting, hologram, fight club, woman fighting a woman
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.0
 2K
Riverworld (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Welcome to Riverworld, a place of strange, watery beauty and the current abode of a fascinating cast of the recently (and not-so-recently) dead. It certainly isn't Heaven, but it just might be Hell.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: samurai, afterlife, mysterious planet, heroes, survival, obsessive quest, danger, supernatural, escapades, distant planet, adventure, explosion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.7
 840
City on Fire (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A pyromaniac, ex-employee of a city oil refinery creates an explosion at the facility which starts a chain-reaction of fires that engulf the entire city.
Plot: hospital, explosion, revenge, fire, arson, burning building, rescue, trapped, television studio, firemen, evacuation, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Jack the Giant Killer (2013)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A giant beanstalk brings Jack to a land in the clouds filled with snarling, evil beasts. When the creatures make their way to the ground, Jack must figure out how to get back down before they destroy earth and everyone in it.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, bleak, romantic, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: giant, fantasy world, magic, monster, kingdom, save the princess, injustice, love, deception, sky, cloud, sword ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 70K
Phenomenon (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An ordinary man sees a bright light descend from the sky, and discovers he now has super-intelligence and telekinesis.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, sincere, light ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: superhuman powers, miraculous event, supernatural ability, supernatural, small town, goodhearted, telekinesis, genius, terminal illness, romance, hopes, optimism ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Judas Project (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: How would you react if Christ had re-appeared on earth today? Would man kind repeat their mistakes or accept? This movie is about a modernized 2nd coming of Christ. Instead of facing Romans there are different obstacles in this modern times that ...
Plot: nail, crutches, resurrection, thunder, old man, fisherman, limp, hate, cruelty, devil, wind, umbrella ...
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Man from Earth (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he never ages and has walked the earth for 14,000 years.
Style: serious, sincere, psychological, talky, surprise ending ...
Plot: immortality, professor, hidden identity, christianity, society, philosophy, god or devil, legends and myths, science, religion, psychology, ancient ...
Time: middle ages, prehistory, prehistoric, contemporary, 21st century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Magico: The Messenger of the Gods (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Mexico
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The forces of evil threaten Monterrey but are opposed by a flying superhero named Mágico.
Plot: superhero, hospital, kidnapping, fairy, drunkenness, singer, doctor, musical performance
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Hitchhikers (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This enjoyably goofy'n'duffy piece of 70's drive-in fluff centers on a six woman outlaw gang who prey on hapless backwoods motorists. The gals are owned and trained by the amiable, scruffy, pleasantly mellow Manson-like Benson (shaggy ...
Plot: skinny dipping, convertible, volkswagen bus, shoplifting, sunglasses, hitchhiking, motorcycle, campfire, money, doctor, cigarette smoking, cigar smoking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 392K
Elysium (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the year 2159, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Rhodes (Jodie Foster), a hard line government ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, space station, cyberpunk, politics, class conflict, race against time, radiation, outer space, society, rich and poor, ex convict, fighting the system ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: los angeles, usa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Life As a Fatal Sexually Transmitted Disease (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of a doctor named Tomasz who questions his beliefs, faith and morality as his end is near, so he makes all efforts to find dignity in his imminent death.
Plot: doctor, cancer, meaning of life, makeup artist, hospital, terminal illness, monk, belief, monastery, suffering, divorce, film set ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.4
 494
Cold Zone (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A storm is coming. No one could predict it. No one can measure it. Now one family must survive it. You can't come in from the cold.
Plot: adventure, science, take over, armageddon, chalet, hot chocolate, earth, cold, ice age, retreat, frozen, freeze to death ...
Time: 2010s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.1
 741
Fishing Naked (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Fishing Naked is a comedy. It is a film about four young adults being bad in the woods. They pull Bigfoot hoaxes, scare tourists, disrespect their elders, hook up and smoke dope. That is until they realize there is an alien creature they have ...
Plot: skinny dipping, hoax, tourist, river, bigfoot, fishing, sasquatch, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 4K
Fallen (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 180 min.
Story: For high schooler Aaron Corbett, turning 18 means becoming not just a man but a nephilim, too -- half human, half angel, with supernatural abilities.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, sentimental, touching, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: angel, fallen angel, chosen one, orphan, supernatural, life turned upside down, good versus evil, prophecy, adventure, young heroes, foreknowledge, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.5
 1K
Dr. Strange (1978)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A psychiatrist becomes the new Sorcerer Supreme of the Earth in order to battle an evil Sorceress from the past.
Plot: sorcerer, black cat, walking in the rain, mind control, extreme closeup, meeting, fireplace, handshake, demon, magician, old woman, alcoholic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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