Movies like A Wish for Giants

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A Wish for Giants (2018)
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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, cryptozoology, paranormal, bigfoot, yeti, volunteer, brain tumor, senator, hoax, giant, nightmare, hospital, doctor, cancer
Place: pennsylvania

Most similar movies to A Wish for Giants

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about heroes, danger, supernatural, adventure, escapades, redemption and hospital mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like A Wish for Giants: Sightings (2017), To Catch a Yeti (1995), Ink (2009), Jack the Giant Killer (2013), Godsend (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, murder, ranch, abduction, creature, paranormal, ufo, cryptozoology, sasquatch, conspiracy theory, alien, father daughter relationship
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95%
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: yeti, bigfoot, sasquatch, skateboarding, rich, shotgun, sidekick, electrocution, airport, snow, kidnapping, trapper
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84%
 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: imaginary, nightmare comes true, parent child relationship, missing child, supernatural, dark fantasy, imaginary kingdom, another dimension, imagination, self loathing, father daughter relationship, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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
Plot: giant, fantasy world, kneeling, monster, sword, castle, kingdom, dragon, magic, cloud, sky
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 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: suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: cloning, school, nightmare, doctor, genetic engineering, parents and children, schizophrenia, deadly, dealing with death, doctors and patients, death in the family, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, hospital, supernatural, superhero, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, rescue, heroic mission, danger, heroes, imaginary, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 3.8
 734
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: bigfoot, police investigation, sasquatch, psychological thriller, road trip
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: blood, rivalry, drinking, hologram, bondage, woman fighting a woman, fight club, betting
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 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: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting, bleak
Plot: mysterious planet, afterlife, samurai, obsessive quest, adventure, distant planet, survival, danger, escapades, heroes, supernatural, rape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, experiment, sleep deprivation, grenade, experimental drug, soldier, hallucination, doctor
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.4
 69K
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: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: supernatural ability, superhuman powers, miraculous event, supernatural, small town, telekinesis, genius, goodhearted, terminal illness, brain tumor, romance, doctor ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: military dictatorship, united states of america, peeping tom, murder, family man, death of family, nuclear bomb, martial law, national guard, biker gang, survivalist, motorcycle gang ...
Place: siberia, united states, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: offbeat, serious, touching
Plot: wilderness, friendship, isolation, animal life, confined, friends, fire, bigfoot, telepathy, off the grid, landscape, ecology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: messiah, street fair, money, limousine, horse and carriage, funeral, politics, beating, van, police, drunkenness, love ...
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: sasquatch, paranormal, bigfoot, monster, legend, creature, cave, fishing, forest, lake, campfire, gun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.6
 798
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: explosion, hospital, arson, revenge, fire, burning building, television studio, trapped, firemen, rescue, gore, doctor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: angel, supernatural, orphan, chosen one, fallen angel, destiny, good versus evil, coming of age, prophecy, supernatural ability, adventure, young heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.7
 18
How It Ends (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gobinon is the story of two people who are in love in the modern world. Peter is a graphic novelist working on a story called 'the Janitor', a futuristic science fiction He constantly takes his own relationship with Rachel as inspiration ...
Plot: rocket, fish, dream, environmentalism, sex, outer space, evolution, time, earth
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 4.5
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Darklight (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captured by a secret society known as the Faith and mentally controlled with a powerful spell, ancient demoness Lilith now lives as a young woman with no memory of her agless past. However, the terrifying plague unleashed by a rampaging monster, the ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: good versus evil, secret society, demon, female protagonist, plague, swamp, train, deadly creature, government agency, master villain, superhero, supernatural ability ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Incredible Hulk Returns (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. David Banner meets a former student, who has a magical hammer that summons Thor, a Norse god who is prevented from entering Valhalla. When the two superheroes stop feuding long enough to breathe, they are a team unmatched by any of their enemies.
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, norse mythology, superhuman powers, adventure, experiment gone awry, top secret, alter ego, mutant, danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Thoughtcrimes (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Freya McAllister suddenly starts hearing voices in her head on the night of her High School Prom. One night Dr Michael Welles arrives telling Freya that she isn't crazy but that her voices are the thoughts of everyone around her. He teaches her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, psychological
Plot: schizophrenia, telepathy, government agency, supernatural ability, fbi, brain, crime boss, manipulations, crime, chases and races, special agents, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Legends of Nethiah (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young boy whose parents are going through a bitter divorce, is given hope and courage through the powerful stories embellished by his grandfather. The stories give the boy the inner strength and resolve to confront the inevitable challenges which ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, fairy tale
Plot: family in crisis, adventure, legends and myths, hopes, youth, family problems, heroes, family relations, choice, decision, divorce
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.2
 1K
Suspension (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Daniel loses his wife and son in a car accident. While slowly recovering from his injuries, he rebuilds his son's video camera that was destroyed in the crash. Infused with power from the moment of the crash, the camera develops the ability to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychological
Plot: dealing with death, death in the family, stalking, starting over, human nature, introspection, obsession, hopes, family problems, time freeze, mental health, psychotic ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Hirokin: The Last Samurai (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a planet where humans must scavenge the post-apocalyptic barren wasteland, Hirokin – a reluctant warrior with a dark past – sets off on mission to fulfill his destiny. Having fought to the death to save his wife and son from the planets evil ...
Style: rough, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: rebellion, distant planet, master warrior, good versus evil, adventure, freedom, vengeance, heroes, rivalry, rebelliousness, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, psychological, sincere, talky, surprise ending ...
Plot: immortality, professor, hidden identity, christianity, philosophy, society, legends and myths, god or devil, science, disorder, psychology, ancient ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary, 21st century, prehistoric, prehistory ...
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36%
 4.8
 2K
Baba (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: India
Duration: 179 min.
Story: Baba film opens with the birth of Baba (Rajinikanth), who is a 'baba amsa sambhootudu'. Baba grows up as an atheist, hot-blooded guy and a Good Samaritan. His life style includes consuming alcohol, smoking beedi, chewing paan parag, His ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: adventurer, mischievous children, young heroes, daring rescue, treasure hunt, redemption, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, wish come true, escapades, superhuman powers, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Santo vs. the Martian Invasion (1967)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this Mexican sci-fi fantasy, big beefy Martians invade the earth. Ostensibly, they have come to warn people about the dangers of nuclear testing and exploring space, but their real mission becomes manifest when they begin using their special ...
Plot: wrestling, wrestler, teleportation, alien invasion, masked wrestler, disintegration, superhero, scientist, martian, flying saucer
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 395K
Hancock (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hancock is a down-and-out superhero who's forced to employ a PR expert to help repair his image when the public grows weary of all the damage he's inflicted during his lifesaving heroics. The agent's idea of imprisoning the antihero ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: immortality, superhero, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, impossible love, anti heroes, memory loss, heroes, soul mate, lone wolves, reluctant, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Lightning: Fire from the Sky (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Overwhelmed by a disastrous lightning storm that his son predicted, a man must learn to trust his son in order to save his family and the whole community.
Style: serious
Plot: daring rescue, obsessive quest, small town, race against time, rescue, adventure, save the day, survival, parents and children, apocalypse, forces of nature, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.5
 458K
Doctor Strange (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under her wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.
Style: entertaining, witty, breathtaking, colourful, comic ...
Plot: magic, teleportation, superhero, sorcerer, neurosurgeon, doctor, time loop, mentor, good versus evil, transformation, master apprentice relationship, supernatural power ...
Time: 2010s
Place: nepal, mount everest, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%