Movies and TV shows like Going Postal

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Going Postal (2010)
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Going Postal (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
TV show
Story: Moist von Lipwig is a con-man with a particular talent-- he is utterly unremarkable. When his execution is stayed in Terry Pratchett's remarkable Discworld, he must work off his debt to society as the land's head Postman. Things are not always as they seem, and soon Lipwig is delivering mail for his very life!
Style: humorous, captivating, light, colourful, atmospheric, unusual plot structure, witty, offbeat, semi serious, weird ...
Plot: imaginary kingdom, postman, letter, vengeance, intrigue, love and romance, dishonesty, disorder, rivalry, execution, workplace, businessman, corporate world, fall in love, staff, nothing goes right, cons and scams, workplace situations, steampunk, fantasy world, con artists, redemption, quitting a job, extortion, hanging ...

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Most similar movies to Going Postal

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, offbeat and light films and TV series with plots about escapades, imaginary, adventure, fantasy world, magic, danger and rivalry mostly in Fantasy, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Going Postal: The Color of Magic (2008), Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (2015), Neverwhere (1996), Stardust (2007), Lost in Austen (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Color of Magic (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 137 min.
TV show
Story: As Rincewind involuntarily becomes a guide to the naive tourist Twoflower, they find themselves forced to flee the city of Ankh-Morpork to escape a terrible fire, and begin on a journey across the Disc. Unknown to them, their journey & fate ...
Style: exciting, humorous, light, enigmatic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, magic, heroes, dragon, danger, curses spells and rituals, wizards, imaginary, good versus evil, heroic mission, unlikely hero ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
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100%
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (2015)
Genre: Fantasy, History, Sci-Fi, War
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: With magic long since lost to England, two men are destined to bring it back; the reclusive Mr. Norrell and daring novice Jonathan Strange. So begins a dangerous battle between two great minds.
Style: semi serious, exciting, bleak, enigmatic, stylized ...
Plot: wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, rivalry, odd couple, state affairs, escapades, reluctant partners, elf, magic, fairy, king ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 3K
Neverwhere (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Richard Mayhew leads an ordinary life in London when one day a girl named Door falls, injured, across his path. The next thing he knows, his life is gone and he's pulled into the fantastical world of London Below. Pursued by the murderous ...
Style: offbeat, atmospheric, serious, dark humor, stylized
Plot: angel, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, adventure, good versus evil, rivalry, escapades, heroes, danger, supernatural, magic, homelessness ...
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 256K
Stardust (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his ...
Style: fairy tale, captivating, feel good, romantic, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: witch, imaginary kingdom, fall in love, adventure, magical, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, witches, pirate, true love, supernatural ability, prince ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1850s, 1870s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Lost in Austen (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Amanda, an ardent Jane Austen fan, lives in present day London with her boyfriend Michael, until she finds she's swapped places with Austen's fictional creation Elizabeth Bennett.
Style: romanticism, semi serious, humorous, twists and turns, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, jane austen, parallel world, romance, initially antagonists, prejudice, eligible bachelor, fall in love, family relations, imaginary, parents and children, aristocracy ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 2000s, 1800s ...
Place: england, europe, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 172 min.
TV show
Story: American businessman Jack Woods rents a cottage on the enchanted Emerald Isle which is occupied by a family of leprechauns. Leprechaun Seamus Muldoon's son and son's friends crash the fairies' costume ball and Muldoon's son falls ...
Style: stylized, feel good, semi serious, captivating, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, date night
Plot: fairy, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, true love, love and romance, star crossed lovers, good versus evil, friendship, couples, supernatural ability, gnome, shakespeare's romeo and juliet ...
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Merlin's Apprentice (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: The great sorcerer Merlin has returned to Camelot, a kingdom now vulnerable to ill fates and war since the theft of the Holy Grail, its greatest gift and protection. With the help of Jack, an irascible young beggar-thief imbued with his own unruly ...
Style: atmospheric, humorous, semi serious, exciting, offbeat
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: holy grail, wizards and magicians, magic, adventure, apprentice, camelot, arthurian legend, heroic mission, heroes, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, adventurer ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Once Upon a Time (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: There is a town in Maine where every story book character you've ever known is trapped between two worlds, victims of a powerful curse. Only one knows the truth and only one can break the spell. Emma Swan is a 28-year-old bail bonds collector ...
Style: fairy tale, twists and turns, exciting, stylized, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, good versus evil, fairy, magical, princess, curses spells and rituals, power of love, legends and myths, adventure, magic, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: maine, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The 10th Kingdom (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 417 min.
TV show
Story: Two centuries after Snow White and Cinderella had their adventures, the Nine Kingdoms ready themselves for the coronation of Prince Wendel, Snow White's grandson, to the throne of the Fourth Kingdom. But an evil once-queen has freed herself ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, exciting, humorous, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: magical, adventure, fairy, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, journey, imaginary, parallel world, supernatural, friendship, friends ...
Place: new york, virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: In Victorian England, the young and beautiful Alice tells a tale of a strange new land that exists on the other side of a rabbit hole. Thinking Alice insane, her doctors aim to make her forget everything. While Alice is ready to put it all behind ...
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, power of love, imaginary, prince, adventure, fish out of water, escape from reality, real world, adventurer, danger, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A traveling theater company gives its audience much more than they were expecting.
Style: surreal, stylized, semi serious, humorous, weird ...
Plot: imaginary kingdom, mysterious character, deal with the devil, imagination, immortality, magical, god or devil, bet, destiny, deal, transformation, ancient ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
My Heart is Yours (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Fernando Lascurain is a wealthy businessman and recent widower, attempting to raise his seven unruly children. He seeks the assistance of a new nanny. He hires and falls in love with Ana Leal, a struggling exotic dancer who tries to hide her double ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, life turned upside down, social differences, nanny, workplace situations, disorder, youth, workplace, family life, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cha Dae-woong (Lee Seung Gi) accidentally releases a troublesome gumiho, a legendary fox with nine tails, sealed inside a painting by Grandma Samshin . Fleeing the scene, Dae-woong suffers a life-threatening fall and is only saved by the gumiho ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, sincere ...
Plot: romance, supernatural romance, fox, couples, fall in love, hidden identity, supernatural, disorder, fish out of water, legend, immortal, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Leyla ile Mecnun (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: Leyla ile Mecnun is a Turkish television comedy series. The show is set in Istanbul, Turkey and premiered in 2011 on TRT. The series is a surreal and absurd comedy that revolves around the fictional love story between Leyla and Mecnun.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, surreal, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: social differences, love and romance, parents and children, young man, young woman, rich and poor, family relations, taxi driver, poverty, destiny, society, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Shakespeare's comedy about two couples in love with the wrong partners, and how they are finally brought together rightly, thanks in part to the bungling work of Puck. It is completely in the language of the Bard, with Pfeiffer as the Fairy ...
Style: humorous, stylized, atmospheric, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fairy, friendship, magic, mistaken identity, curses spells and rituals, romance, fall in love, young lovers, luck, supernatural ability, legends and myths, love story ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1930s, 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.9
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Yonderland (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A bored young mum steps through a portal and discovers a world of incompetent knights, monks who are incapable of lying, and a race of people intent on firing the cleverest amongst them into the sun.
Style: exciting, light, humorous, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, escapades, family, bored housewife, magic, life philosophy, female protagonist, help, disorder, kindness, palaces castles and temples ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.2
 13K
Jabberwocky (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A medieval tale with Pythonesque humour: After the death of his father the young Dennis Cooper goes to town where he has to pass several adventures. The town and the whole kingdom is threatened by a terrible monster called 'Jabberwocky'. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, cult film, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beast, village, adventure, curses spells and rituals, palaces castles and temples, good versus evil, imaginary, goofy hero, danger, heroes, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.1
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Merlin (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 182 min.
TV show
Story: The legendary wizard tells his story of his war against Queen Mab of the Sidhe and his creation of Camelot.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, fairy tale, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: king arthur, wizards and magicians, knight, wizards, dragon, good versus evil, adventure, witch, betrayal, sorcerer, supernatural, friendship ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Gormenghast (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 232 min.
TV show
Story: A four-episode television serial based on the Gormenghast series by Mervyn Peake. It was produced and broadcast by the BBC. Gormenghast is an ancient city-state which primarily consists of a rambling and crumbling castle. The narrative, based on the ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, epic, captivating
Plot: intrigue, master and servant, blind ambition, rise to the top, adventure, leadership, social differences, lookalikes, rivalry, escapades, betrayal, state affairs ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Alice (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 184 min.
TV show
Story: Everything you know about Alice's adventures in Wonderland is about to be turned upside down in this modern-day miniseries event. Stars Kathy Bates, Caterina Scorsone, Matt Frewer, Harry Dean Stanton and Tim Curry.
Style: fairy tale, surreal, atmospheric, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, imaginary, fish out of water, escapades, adventure, curses spells and rituals, danger, fantasy world, prince, good versus evil, real world, life turned upside down ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Golden Child (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A detective specializing in missing children is on a madcap mission to save a youth with mystical powers who's been abducted by an evil cult. He battles a band of super-nasties, scrambles through a booby-trapped chamber of horrors and traverses ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, light, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, chosen one, good versus evil, social worker, missing child, kidnapping, culture clash, rescue, monk, supernatural, heroes, private detective ...
Time: 80s
Place: tibet, los angeles, usa, california, nepal
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Son of the Dragon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, China
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: In this action adventure set in ancient China, a thief (John Reardon) plots to steal royal jewels by masquerading as a prince and courting a beautiful princess. But when other suitors arrive to vie for her hand, the swindler's skills are put to ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, captivating, romantic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: orphan, dangerous attraction, false accusation, femme fatale, escapades, dishonesty, rivalry, intrigue, danger, gang, adventure, heist ...
Time: ancient history, 8th century
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Prettiest Ugly Girl (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: La Fea Más Bella is a Mexican telenovela produced by Televisa. It is the second Mexican version of the popular Colombian telenovela: Betty la fea. La Fea más Bella stars popular actress/singer/comedian Angélica Vale and actor/singer Jaime Camil, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: fashion, workplace, obnoxious boss, rivalry, opposites attract, dishonesty, workplace situations, disorder, physical appearance, workplace romance, workplace intrigue, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 7.8
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Younger (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the novel by Pamela Redmond Satran, "Younger" follows 40-year old Liza, a suddenly single mother who tries to get back into the working world, only to find it’s nearly impossible to start at the bottom at her age. When a chance ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: starting over, age difference, workplace situations, hidden identity, twentysomething life, best friends, female friendship, single mother, mistaken identity, dishonesty, male objectification, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 8.1
 14K
Galavant (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Once upon a time, the dashing hero, Prince Galavant lost the love of his life, Madalena, to the evil King Richard. Now, our fallen hero is ready to take revenge and restore his “happily ever after.” But it won't be without a few twists and ...
Style: exciting, humorous, sitcom, fairy tale, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, heroes, knight, prince, king, save the day, obsessive quest, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, heroic mission, imaginary, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.5
 10K
Hogfather (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
Story: It's the night before Hogswatch, usually a time of joy on Discworld, but there are suspicious going-on and the criminal underworld is abuzz. The beloved Hogfather - the jolly bearer of glee and pork-related gifts for children everywhere - has ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark, enigmatic, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dark fantasy, christmas, death, fantasy world, holiday, wizards, heroic mission, adventure, escapades, family, curses spells and rituals, disguise ...
Time: 19th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.
Style: surreal, cult film, epic, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: legends and myths, moon, backstage, siege, horse, baron, european, balloon, storytelling, adventure, monster, rivalry ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: austria, egypt, europe, ottoman empire, vienna ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Ellen Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Ellen Show is a television sitcom starring Ellen DeGeneres that was broadcast during the 2001–2002 season on CBS. It was DeGeneres's second attempt at a sitcom, following Ellen on ABC, but it was unable to attract strong ratings and was ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sitcom
Plot: small town, nothing goes right, fish out of water, social differences, love and romance, americana, workplace situations, disorder, social relations, best friends, workplace, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 32 min.
TV show
Story: An Earth Man and his alien friend escape an exploding Earth, and set forth on an odd adventure across the universe with a known fugitive. Based on the book by Douglas Adams, the dialog follows the book closely. This was originally a 6-part series ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, light, futuristic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: ufo, benign alien, outer space, imaginary, space travel, adventure, alien, satire, time travel, spacecraft, end of the world, mysterious planet ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.9
 210
Gabriela (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
TV show
Story: Naïve and provocative Gabriela is a raggedy migrant worker who arrives in town to mesmerize all with her playful and simple, yet raw sensuality. Set in 1925, the story unravels in Ilhéus, a quiet northeastern coastal city thriving with cocoa crops ...
Style: captivating, touching, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: couple relations, love affair, love and romance, romance, fall in love, dishonesty, rich and poor, society, social differences, couples, intrigue, rivalry ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%