Movies and TV shows like The Box of Delights

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The Box of Delights (1984)
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The Box of Delights (1984)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 177 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the classic children's novel by John Masefield, the story follows the exploits of a young boy, Kay Harker, who finds himself drawn into a world of magic and danger when he encounters an old Punch and Judy man.
Plot: christmas, wolf, magic, mouse, box, midget, miniaturization, miniature person, boy
Time: 1930s

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Most similar movies to The Box of Delights

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, semi serious and exciting films and TV series with plots about magic, friendship, children, talking animals, adventure, imaginary and witch mostly in Fantasy, Family and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Box of Delights: Moondial (1988), The Owl Service (1969), The Magician's House (1999), The Enchanted Castle (1979), Today's Special (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Moondial (1988)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 158 min.
TV show
Story: Moondial is a British television serial made for children by the BBC and transmitted in 1988, with a repeat in 1990. It was written by Helen Cresswell, who also wrote the novel on which the series was based. The story deals with a young girl, ...
Plot: coma, birthmark, ghost, mansion, servant, car accident, jack o'lantern, invisible, female protagonist, mirror, children, teenage girl ...
Time: 80s, 1870s, victorian era, 18th century, 19th century
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100%
Prince Caspian and the Voyage of the Dawn Treader (1989)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Based on "Prince Caspian" and "Voyage of the Dawn Treader". Prince Caspian escapes his uncles assassination attempt and call for the aid of four young children from our world. Then, they go for a voyage over the sea to find six ...
Style: feel good, stylized, exciting, saga, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: mouse, young heroes, mischievous children, family, heroes, youth, adventure, rivalry, good versus evil, imaginary, escapades, righting the wronged ...
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100%
The Owl Service (1969)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: Three teenagers discover a mysterious set of owl and flower-patterned dinner plates in the attic and the magical ancient legend of the "Mabinogion" comes to life once again in their Welsh valley.
Plot: teenager, owl, attic, legend, curse
Place: wales
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100%
The Magician's House (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Magician's House is a quartet of children's fantasy books by William Corlett. Two mini-series were produced in 1999 for British television, which were directed by Paul Lynch. The series featured Jennifer Saunders and Stephen Fry ...
Plot: magic, good versus evil, magician, owl, greed, rat, gold, time travel, fox, guardian, badger, curse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Enchanted Castle (1979)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: Gerald, James and Kathleen discover a garden in which is hidden a Princess and a magic ring. Although the Princess is not quite who she says she is the ring is truly magic and so are other parts of the castle's grounds.
Plot: magic, castle, statue comes to life, statue, magical ring
Time: 1800s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Today's Special (1981)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Today's Special was a Canadian children's television show produced by Clive VanderBurgh at TVOntario from 1981 to 1987. It also ran on Nickelodeon and the Faith and Values Channel/Odyssey as well as many PBS stations throughout the United ...
Style: educational
Plot: magic, store, miniaturization, mannequin, puppet, shrinking, morphing
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
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Jackanory (1965)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: Jackanory is a long-running BBC children's television series that was designed to stimulate an interest in reading. The show was first transmitted on 13 December 1965, the first story being the fairy-tale Cap-o'-Rushes read by Lee ...
Style: anthology
Plot: storytelling, drawing, reading, surrealism
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Worst Witch (2017)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Join Mildred Hubble in CBBC's adaptation of The Worst Witch books, written by Jill Murphy.
Style: entertaining, humorous, feel good, light, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: witch, witchcraft, friendship, magic spell, teenager, school, girl, magical girl, female friendship, schoolgirl, friendship between girls, teenage girl ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Simon and the Witch (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: Simon is a very sensible young schoolboy, who has a friend who is a real witch. She is very silly, and a huge showoff.
Plot: witch, unlikely friendships, high school friend, british humour, schoolboy, british, magic spell, witchcraft, friendship, magic, cabbage
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 486
Super Gran (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Adapted from Forrest Wilson's books, the children's programme revolves around a grandmother with super powers and her arch nemesis, The Scunner Campbell.
Plot: elderly, super strength, woman, old woman, superhero, grandmother granddaughter relationship, grandmother grandson relationship, british, supernatural power, senior citizen
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Wolfblood (2012)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Being a teenager is hard enough. Being a Wolfblood teenager is ten times more complicated. 14 year old Maddy loves her abilities - heightened senses, being faster, stronger and more graceful - but hates the secrets that come with them.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, human becomes animal, superhuman powers, teenage life, heroes, supernatural ability, classmate, wolf, high school, curses spells and rituals, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Santa's Summer House (2012)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A dense fog falls over Southern California, sending a group of discontent vacationers to a mysterious island occupied by a jolly old soul whose Christmas magic works all year round. Before this trip is over, each of the weary travelers learn to see ...
Plot: christmas, house, jacuzzi
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Grachi (2011)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Grachi is a Nickelodeon Latin America fantasy television series written by Mariela Romero, Catharina Ledeboer and Mariana Palos that focuses on the life and love experiences of Graciela "Grachi" Alonso, a teenage witch. It premiered in ...
Style: feel good, not serious, romantic, light, sweet
Plot: high school life, love triangle, family secret, romantic rivalry, magical power, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, witch, wizards and magicians, high school, lifestyle, teenage girl, female protagonist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Phoenix and the Carpet (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Four young children hope for anything to happen and, when they become owners of the Phoenix, their adventure begins.
Plot: phoenix, children, child
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.1
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Santa Claws (2014)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Santa is allergic to cats, so he has a policy against delivering them as gifts, but little Tommy has been SO good, and all he wants is one small kitty. Santa says OK, but instead of one, the whole litter climbs into the sack. When Santa has a major ...
Plot: christmas, cat, snow, santa claus, christmas eve, single mother, reindeer, kitten, talking cat, talking animals
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Shining Time Station (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Shining Time Station is an American children's television series co-created by Britt Allcroft and Rick Siggelkow. The series was produced by The Britt Allcroft Company and Quality Family Entertainment in New York for New York City PBS Station ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: social relations, friendship, friends, family, escapades, teaching the ways of the world, storytelling, miniature person, magic, jukebox, midget, morality ...
Time: 1990s, 80s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Phoenix and the Magic Carpet (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Stuck in their late Grandfather's country cottage with no TV, Anthea, Robert and Chris are resigned to a boring week until they find a mouldy old carpet and a strange golden egg. But when the egg accidentally falls into the bonfire, it hatches ...
Plot: family relations, egg, cottage, grandfather grandson relationship, grandfather granddaughter relationship, quest, surrealism, bird
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 171 min.
TV show
Story: Four kids travel to the magical land of Narnia where they must battle an evil queen with the direction of the Lion, Aslan.
Style: serious, stylized, offbeat, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: parallel world, imaginary kingdom, heroes, good versus evil, queen, young heroes, supernatural, adventure, escapades, bet, wizards and magicians, attic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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His Dark Materials (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lyra is an orphan who lives in a parallel universe in which science, theology and magic are entwined. Lyra's search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children, and turns into a quest to understand a mysterious ...
Style: atmospheric, suspense, enigmatic, dark
Plot: child protagonist, magic, parallel universe, arctic, friendship, children, prophecy, travel, science, orphan, alternate universe, church ...
Place: united kingdom, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The Changes (1975)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: When a strange noise is emitted from machinery and electricity pylons, previously placid and easy-going folk turn violent against the technology that surrounds them, ruthlessly attacking radios, TVs and other domestic appliances. In the devastating ...
Plot: boy, girl, post apocalypse, sentenced to death, power line, sikh, hostage, death sentence, sword fight, pregnant woman, end of civilization, missing child ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.7
 799
Ghostwriter (2019)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: When a ghost haunts a neighborhood bookstore and starts releasing fictional characters into the real world, four kids must team up to solve an exciting mystery surrounding the ghost’s unfinished business.
Style: mysterious, captivating, entertaining, fairy tale
Audience: family outing
Plot: ghost, book, boy, adventure, mystery, friends, grandparent and grandchild, magic, bookstore, fantasy world, talking animals, high school life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Guinevere Jones (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia, Canada
TV show
Story: Gwen Jones is a high school student. She has fled to Melbourne, Australia with Karen, her Australian-born mother, to escape shadowy danger in Canada, Gwen's birthplace. At fourteen, Gwen is going through huge changes. For most of her life she ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: crush, reincarnation, teenager, magic, wizards
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Silver Chair (1990)
Genre: Fantasy, Family, Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Eustace, along with a new companion named Jill Pole, is brought back to Narnia. The pair are told by Aslan they must search for King Caspian's missing son, Prince Rillian.
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, stylized
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, giant, imaginary, legends and myths, parallel world, heroic mission, hopes, young heroes, good versus evil, heroes, kidnapping, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 139
Quincy's Quest (1979)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: It's the night before Christmas, and all toy store rejects are due to be tossed into the furnace. This includes Quincy, a most lifelike doll. In a last ditch effort to save himself and his "unwanted" chums from incineration, Quincy ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: toy, toys, rescue, doll, friendship, toy comes to life, santa claus, reject, christmas, christmas eve, rejection
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
I Dream of Jeannie (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: I Dream of Jeannie is an American sitcom with a fantasy premise. The show starred Barbara Eden as a 2,000-year-old genie, and Larry Hagman as an astronaut who becomes her master, with whom she falls in love and eventually marries. Produced by Screen ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, feel good, offbeat, humorous
Plot: genie, astronaut, magic, nasa, time travel, jealousy, desire, shrinking, imaginary, supernatural ability, love and romance, promotion ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Bureau of Magical Things (2018)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Australia, Germany
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: When ordinary teenager Kyra touches a mysterious book, she is transformed into a Tri-ling-–part-human, part-fairy and part-elf. In addition to acquiring amazing magical powers, Kyra discovers a secret world of magic all around her.
Style: feel good, light, captivating, exciting, comic
Plot: magical creature, parallel world, friendship, magic, adventure, research, mystery, magical power, magical object, supernatural power, teenager, teenage girl ...
Place: thailand, vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Pirlimpimpim (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Brazil
TV show
Story: The adventures in science, history, learning and fantasy of a girl, a boy and their two living toys, starting from the ranch where they live, known as the Yellow Woodpecker.
Style: semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, fable, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, fantasy world, forest, magic, adventure, young heroes, youth, escapades, imaginary, family, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians ...
Place: brazil, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.1
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Jinx (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Jinx is a British children's comedy television sitcom based on the 'Lulu Baker' trilogy of books, written by Fiona Dunbar. The first series premiered on 31 October 2009 on CBBC and ended its initial run on 23 January 2010. The series ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: magic, cooking, fairy, baker, bakery, british, children, stepmother, book of magic, teenager
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Young Dracula (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Young Dracula is a British teenage horror drama television series airing on CBBC, loosely based on Young Dracula AND Young Monsters, a children's book by Michael Lawrence. Directed by Joss Agnew, the first series was broadcast in 2006, and the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: dracula, vampire, friendship, family relations, social misfits, imaginary, family, youth, school, supernatural, supernatural power, chosen one ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: england, europe, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Mr. Merlin (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mr. Merlin is an American sitcom that ran for one season, from 1981 to 1982, about Merlin the wizard, who is immortal, living in modern-day San Francisco, and disguised as Max Merlin, a mechanic. Mr. Merlin was produced by Larry Rosen and Larry ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: wizards, immortality, magic, apprentice
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%