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Scales: Mermaids Are Real (2017)
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Scales: Mermaids Are Real (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Siren has lived her life thinking she's an ordinary girl, in an ordinary town. On her 12th birthday, she learns that she's far from ordinary.
Style: exciting, light, enigmatic, captivating
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: mermaid, strong female character, friendship, supernatural ability, teenage girl, teenage life, teenager, ocean, youth, supernatural, ocean or sea, friends, underwater, transformation, underwater scene, child, courage, strong female lead, healing, coming of age, saving a life, evil scientist, tape over mouth
Time: contemporary

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Most similar movies to Scales: Mermaids Are Real

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, humorous, captivating and light films with plots about youth, friendship, adventure, family, friends, escapades and imaginary mostly in Family, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Scales: Mermaids Are Real: A Mermaid's Tale (2017), H2O: Just Add Water (2006), Descendants 3 (2019), Aquamarine (2006), The Mermaid (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Mermaid's Tale (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 12-year-old Ryan moves to the town where her father was born—a bleak, dying fishing town. However, exploring the coast, she discovers a cove that is home to a mysterious girl named Coral who reveals herself to be a mermaid.
Style: sincere, captivating, unusual plot structure, suspense, tense ...
Plot: mermaid, friendship, healing power, saving a life, fisherman, mythical creature, friends, family, moving, parents and children, escapades, teenager ...
Place: usa
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H2O: Just Add Water (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: When three normal teenage girls stumble upon a ancient cave they undergo a transformation that will change their lives forever. H20 - Just Add Water, sees three very different girls facing everyday teen problems with an added twist - they're ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, enigmatic, light ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: mermaid, teenage life, hidden identity, friends, youth, supernatural, adventure, best friends, supernatural ability, love and romance, teenage girl, transformation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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100%
Descendants 3 (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The teenagers of Disney's most infamous villains return to the Isle of the Lost to recruit a new batch of villainous offspring to join them at Auradon Prep.
Style: light, captivating, exciting, fairy tale, colourful
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, villainess, crown, sword fight, adventure, good versus evil, friendship, talking dog, magic, teenagers, romance, teenager ...
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Aquamarine (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two teenage girls discover that mermaids really do exist after a violent storm washes one ashore. The mermaid, a sassy creature named Aquamarine, is determined to prove to her father that real love exists, and enlists the girls' help in winning ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sweet, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: mermaid, friendship, fall in love, teenage life, family relations, fish out of water, youth, rescue, friends, true love, adolescence, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, australia, usa
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100%
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The Mermaid (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A playboy business tycoon, Liu Xuan, purchases the Green Gulf, a wildlife reserve, for a sea reclamation project, and uses sonar technology to get rid of the sea life in the area. Unknown to him, the Green Gulf is the home of merpeople, and the ...
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, disturbing, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: mermaid, environmental issue, amusement park, underwater scene, wealth, escapades, friends, adventure, hopes, supernatural ability, teenage life, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
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100%
Tini: The New Life of Violetta (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Music
Country: Spain, Italy, Argentina
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Greek
Style: sweet, tense, sincere, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: love, society, friendship, teenage life, teenager, love and romance, adventure, obsession, youth, adaptation, ambition, friends ...
Time: contemporary
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100%
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16 Wishes (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story about Abby Jensen, a girl who's been eager to reach her 16th birthday and has kept a secret wish list since she was a little girl. When the Big Day actually arrives, utter disaster strikes, leaving Abby to think her birthday is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, feel good, light
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage girl, wish come true, 16 year old, teenage life, youth, best friends, imaginary, high school, friends in love, magic, fairy, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Ignoring threats to his life, Harry returns to Hogwarts to investigate – aided by Ron and Hermione – a mysterious series of attacks.
Style: dark fantasy, exciting, stylized, twists and turns, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, magic, wizards and magicians, magical, wizards, boarding school life, chosen one, magic wand, supernatural ability, harry potter, fantasy world, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, year 1993, year 1992 ...
Place: england, europe, london
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100%
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Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In their quest to confront the ultimate evil, Percy and his friends battle swarms of mythical creatures to find the mythical Golden Fleece and to stop an ancient evil from rising.
Style: exciting, stylized, epic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: mythology, young heroes, superhuman powers, fantasy world, heroic mission, demi god, adventure, friendship, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, greek mythology, artifact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Secret of Arkandias (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Theo, not the most popular boy at his school, dreams of escaping the dreary everyday life, experiencing adventure and accomplishing great heroic deeds. His dream seems to be fulfilled when, one day, he finds a very old and magical book in the ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, feel good, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, youth, escapades, best friends, supernatural, young heroes, teenage life, friendship, magic, heroes, magical potion, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he ...
Style: exciting, fairy tale, touching, dark fantasy, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: friendship, wizards and magicians, fantasy world, chosen one, good versus evil, school, magic, supernatural ability, magical, witch, wizards, boarding school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1991, year 1992, 90s ...
Place: england, europe
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Mako Mermaids (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Real-life mermaids, Sirena, Nixie and Lyla are part of a mermaid pod, which lives in the waters of Mako Island. As young members of the pod, it is their job to protect the Moon Pool and guard it from trespassers. But on the night of a full moon, the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, sentimental
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mermaid, island, supernatural ability, friends, teenage life, supernatural romance, superhuman powers, friendship, imaginary, merman, save the day, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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67%
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Harry starts his fourth year at Hogwarts, competes in the treacherous Triwizard Tournament and faces the evil Lord Voldemort. Ron and Hermione help Harry manage the pressure – but Voldemort lurks, awaiting his chance to destroy Harry and all that ...
Style: dark fantasy, exciting, atmospheric, twists and turns, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: wizards and magicians, magical, chosen one, friendship, school, boarding school, contests and competitions, witch, magic, supernatural ability, boarding school life, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 90s, year 1994 ...
Place: england, europe, london
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The Last Keepers (2013)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This romantic fantasy movie is about two people who are the last survivors of an ancient line of goddess worshipers, who sell art at a shop. When their teenage daughter Rhea falls in love with a poetically inclined boy , she begins to develop ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, light, disturbing, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: family, imaginary, supernatural, wizards and magicians, teenage love, curses spells and rituals, teenage life, secret, painting, artist, witch, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Secret Society of Second Born Royals (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sam is a teenage royal rebel, second in line to the throne of the kingdom of Illyria. Just as her disinterest in the royal way of life is at an all-time high, she discovers she has super-human abilities and is invited to join a secret society of ...
Style: breathtaking, funny, exciting, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: young heroes, friendship, supernatural ability, teenage life, adventure, heir to the throne, princess, love and romance, moral dilemma, duty, state affairs, fictional country ...
Time: contemporary
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100%
Upside-Down Magic (2020)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Nory and her best friend Reina enter the Sage Academy for Magical Studies, where Nory’s unconventional powers land her in a class for those with wonky, or “upside-down,” magic. Undaunted, Nory sets out to prove that that upside-down magic can ...
Style: twists and turns, light, captivating, sweet
Plot: young heroes, teenager, school, super strength, friendship, best friends, magic, supernatural, escapades, supernatural ability, healing power, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Life is anything but normal for Gortimer and his two best friends, Ranger and Mel, as they navigate Normal Street - an ordinary suburb that has a hint of something magical just beneath the surface.
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, supernatural, coming of age, escapades, best friends, friends, youth, family, magic, teenage life, group of friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Arthur's Quest (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: To escape the clutches of the evil warrior and sorceress Morgana, Merlin transports young King Arthur into modern day America. When Merlin comes back ten years later to retrieve him, he finds a hip 15 year-old Arthur who does not believe Merlin, nor ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, king arthur, adventure, supernatural, folk hero, legends and myths, danger, family, teenage life, wizards and magicians, sent to the future, love and romance ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary
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30%
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Vampire Sisters (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Keeping secrets can be difficult, especially when you’re a twelve-year-old half-vampire moving from Transylvania to a new life in Germany. Going to school, making new friends and fitting in — it’s all tough when you can’t just be yourself. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, entertaining, light
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: vampire, friendship, first love, youth, friends, female vampire, superhuman powers, imaginary, supernatural, eccentric family, family relations, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
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Veritas, Prince of Truth (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA, UK, Puerto Rico, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Kern has to fight an evil menace that could destroy the earth when Veritas, his favorite comic book hero, comes to life and seeks his help.
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, self discovery, escapades, family, rivalry, danger, battles, injustice, legends and myths, superhero, supernatural, friendship ...
Place: usa
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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, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: youth, friends, buddies, family relations, mischievous children, bear, adventure, friendship, supernatural, toy comes to life, teachers and students, shopping mall ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, usa
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30%
Emerald Green (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Emerald Green is the stunning conclusion to Kerstin Gier's Ruby Red Trilogy, picking up where Sapphire Blue left off, reaching new heights of intrigue and romance as Gwen finally uncovers the secrets of the time-traveling society and learns her ...
Style: stylized, exciting, captivating, light, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teen romance, time travel, time machine, strong female character, fight, strong female lead, mind control, saving a life, telekinesis, romance, prophecy, love and romance ...
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Bigfoot (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The whole family will enjoy huge laughs and giant, hairy adventures with this touching tale about a big-hearted Bigfoot. Lost in the forest, he befriends three kids, Percy, Madison and Leonard, who are determined to protect him. When two local ...
Style: feel good, captivating, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: forest, friendship, rescue, adventure, friends, danger, youth, captivity, school, in the woods, sasquatch, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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30%
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Mio in the Land of Faraway (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, Soviet Union, Norway
Duration: 99 min.
Story: They're two best friends, a million miles from home. On an incredible adventure, beyond the boundaries of space and time. A fantasy about a lonely boy who is transferred from his dull life with his adoptive parents to the land where his real ...
Style: entertaining, light, captivating, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, good versus evil, friendship, knight, danger, supernatural, heroes, parallel world, rivalry, hopes, daring rescue ...
Place: eastern europe, stockholm sweden
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29%
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Harry, Ron and Hermione return to Hogwarts for another magic-filled year. Harry comes face to face with danger yet again, this time in the form of escaped convict, Sirius Black – and turns to sympathetic Professor Lupin for help.
Style: dark fantasy, gothic, twists and turns, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: wizards and magicians, magical, friendship, young heroes, magic, witch, supernatural ability, good versus evil, boarding school life, harry potter, chosen one, fantasy world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, year 1993, year 1994 ...
Place: europe, england
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29%
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Level Up (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Four very different high school teenagers battle trolls, ghouls and a dark leader of them named Maldark in a video game that goes haywire and releases the battle into the real world (IMDb.com).
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, captivating, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: save the world, adventure, good versus evil, rivalry, youth, parallel world, danger, video game, friendship, supernatural, battles, humanity in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Return to Nim's Island (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fourteen year old Nim, more determined than ever to protect her island and all the wildlife that call it home, faces off against resort developers and animal poachers. Soon she realizes she can’t depend on her animal cohorts alone and must make ...
Style: humorous, exciting, sincere, captivating, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: animal rescue, island, danger, adventure, teenage life, environmentalism, family relations, escapades, save the day, family, friendship, poacher ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Last Airbender (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, psychotronic, epic ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, destiny, heroic mission, imaginary, master warrior, good versus evil, save the world, kingdom, chosen one, heroes, young heroes, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Magic Island (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jack Carlisle is a disillusioned 13-year old boy. His mother is always away at work since his father left. He decides to run away, as his mom won't miss him. As he is ready to leave, his nanny, convinces him to read this 'magic book'. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, stylized, offbeat, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: island, mermaid, treasure map, pirate, nanny, youth, danger, parents and children, imaginary kingdom, teenage life, fall in love, innocence lost ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Witches Don't Exist (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 81 min.
Story: On her 13th birthday Katie, a talented young girl, receives a magical amulet. This amulet was on a quest to find the fifth and last witch to complete the order of the star witches. Because in it's incomplete form, the order is unable to protect ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: witch, magic, amulet, adventure, supernatural, young heroes, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, family, rivalry, escapades, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
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