Movies like Wendy

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Wendy (2020)
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Wendy (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A re-imagining of "Peter Pan" from the point of view of Wendy Darling, who finds herself lost on a mysterious island where aging and time have come unglued. She must fight to save her family, her freedom and the joyous spirit of youth.
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating, disturbing
Plot: island, childhood, rescue, magic, family, fantasy world, children, adventure, danger, imaginary, adaptation, young heroes
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana

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Most similar movies to Wendy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, sincere, touching and psychological films with plots about adventure, family, youth, escapades, friendship, parents and children and danger mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Family genres. Some movies like Wendy: The Man Without Gravity (2019), Unicorn Store (2017), The Secret of Roan Inish (1994), Dragonheart: Vengeance (2020), Feed (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Man Without Gravity (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A gravity-defying boy raised in seclusion matures into an extraordinary man -- and an international celebrity -- who longs for human connection.
Style: absurd, humorous, disturbing, light
Audience: teens
Plot: magic realism, family, adaptation, magic, grownups, imaginary, lifestyle change, adventure, hopes, old friend, couples, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
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95%
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Unicorn Store (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman named Kit moves back to her parent's house, where she receives a mysterious invitation that would fulfill her childhood dreams.
Style: allegory, tense, captivating, psychological, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: unicorn, misfit, ambition, youth, society, grownups, family relations, hopes, parents and children, family, adaptation, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 2010s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
The Secret of Roan Inish (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 10-year-old Fiona is sent to live with her grandparents in a small fishing village in Donegal, Ireland. She soon learns the local legend that an ancestor of hers married a Selkie - a seal who can turn into a human. Years earlier, her baby brother ...
Style: touching, sentimental, scenic, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: island, ancient mystery, riddles and clues, legend, family, friendship, young heroes, adventure, danger, social relations, seal the animal, fishing boat ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1946
Place: ireland, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Dragonheart: Vengeance (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lukas, a young farmer whose family is killed by savage raiders in the countryside, sets out on an epic quest for revenge, forming an unlikely trio with a majestic dragon and a swashbuckling, sword-fighting mercenary, Darius.
Style: feel good, exciting, touching, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dragon, magic, adventure, rescue, warrior, magical, vengeance, supernatural, fantasy world, knight, witchcraft, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Feed (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Olivia and Matthew Grey, 18-year-old twins born into a world of privilege and high expectations. There are almost no boundaries between them - even their dreams are connected.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, touching, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: anorexia, twins, hospitalization, eating disorder, family, life is a bitch, love, adaptation, youth, destiny, society, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.2
 3K
Seventeen (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: To find his therapy dog, a 17-year-old escapes from juvie and embarks on a journey of reconnection with his brother and grandmother through Cantabria.
Style: sincere, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: dog, teenager, hopes, destiny, society, ambition, escapades, adventure, rescue, friendship, youth, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Isle Of Man
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mr. Conductor's supply of magic gold dust, which allows him to travel between Shining Time and Thomas's island, is critically low. Unfortunately, he doesn't know how to get more. Meanwhile, Thomas is fending off attacks by the nasty ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, whimsical, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: train, imaginary kingdom, friendship, family, adventure, rivalry, danger, escapades, rescue, good versus evil, youth, young heroes ...
Time: 2000s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Starry Starry Night (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Taiwan, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: There was once a young girl named May who felt alienated from everyone around her. May is worried about her mother and father, whose marriage is on the rocks, and she yearns to return to the woods where her grandfather lives. One day, May befriends ...
Style: sincere, captivating, visually appealing, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: escape from reality, parents and children, family relations, friends, family problems, friendship, little girl, imaginary, supernatural, coming of age, dysfunctional family, parents separation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 6.8
 65K
Peter Pan (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Australia, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbuckling and the fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become the heroes of an even greater story, when Peter Pan flies into ...
Style: captivating, feel good, exciting, fairy tale, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: fantasy world, fairy, adventure, imaginary, pirate, children, childhood, magic, mermaid, island, first love, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Australia, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Max imagines running away from his mom and sailing to a far-off land where large talking beasts -- Ira, Carol, Douglas, the Bull, Judith and Alexander -- crown him as their king, play rumpus, build forts and discover secret hideaways.
Style: stylized, touching, emotional, captivating, talky ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, creature, loneliness, magical, mischievous children, anger, adventure, childhood, king, monster, giant animal, journey ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, scary ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: fairy, fantasy world, magical creature, adventure, imaginary, siblings relations, family relations, imaginary kingdom, twins, magical, single parent, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Hushpuppy, an intrepid six-year-old girl, lives with her father, Wink in 'the Bathtub', a southern Delta community at the edge of the world. Wink’s tough love prepares her for the unraveling of the universe – for a time when he’s no ...
Style: emotional, surreal, bleak, serious, sad ...
Plot: global warming, poverty, single parent, prehistoric creature, storm, childhood, african american, father daughter relationship, life is a bitch, forces of nature, search, magic realism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 765
Po (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When David Wilson's young wife falls victim to cancer, he is left a single working dad with the sole responsibility of caring for his sixth grade son with autism. Patrick, who prefers to be called 'Po,' is a gifted but challenged ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, captivating, touching
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: autism, middle school, parent child relationship, wife, cancer, parents and children, family relations, friendship, disorder, life philosophy, family, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.6
 700
Babin (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As scripted by Quebecois raconteur Fred Pellerin and directed by Luc Picard, this offbeat fantasy comedy details the adventures of Babine (Vincent Guillaume Otis), the son of a witch and a village pariah, as he ventures forth into the world and ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: village, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, imaginary, danger, clergy, imaginary kingdom, family, rivalry, save the day, witch ...
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Cradle Swapping (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young couple copes with the mysterious illness of their new baby only later to discover the baby they brought home from the hospital isn't theirs. So who has their baby?
Style: disturbing, touching, captivating, sincere, suspense
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: hospital, parents and children, children, disorder, fighting illness, child, sick child, human nature, danger, newborn baby, magnifying glass, car driving ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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How to Save Us (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Brian Everett's younger brother Sam goes missing on the island of Tasmania during the middle of a mysterious quarantine forcing Brian to traverse across enemy lines to save his brother from an army of ghosts.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: island, survival, missing person, danger, deadly, ghost, confined, isolation, supernatural, rescue, evil spirit, demonic possession ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.6
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The Public (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An act of civil disobedience turns into a standoff with police when homeless people in Cincinnati take over the public library to seek shelter from the bitter cold.
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: library, psychopath, violence, life is a bitch, hospital, society, life & death, danger, brutality, male nudity, pubic hair, showdown ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cincinnati ohio, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A nine-year-old boy gets a plastic Indian and a cupboard for his birthday and finds himself involved in adventure when the Indian comes to life and befriends him.
Style: touching, light, clever, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: toy comes to life, toys, friendship, adventure, family, escapades, supernatural ability, danger, parents and children, parallel world, coming of age, family relations ...
Time: 18th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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After the Wedding (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Seeking funds for her orphanage in India, Isabelle travels to New York to meet Theresa, a wealthy benefactor. An invitation to attend a wedding ignites a series of events in which the past collides with the present while mysteries unravel.
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, sincere
Audience: chick flick
Plot: wedding, society, businesswoman, donation, past, couple relations, unfulfillment, couples, love triangle, orphanage, wedding dress, singing in a car
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Phoebe in Wonderland (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The fantastical tale of a little girl who won't - or can't - follow the rules. Confounded by her clashes with the rule-obsessed world around her, Phoebe seeks enlightenment from her unconventional drama teacher, even as her brilliant but ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Plot: introspection, friendship, mental illness, social misfits, estrangement, teacher, imaginary, inspiration, play, young heroes, human nature, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 570
The Stone Raft (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Spain, Portugal, Netherlands
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An inexplicable crack in the Pyrenees Mountains provokes excitement and scientific curiosity. As the geological fracture deepens and widens, the European community begins to disassociate itself from the calamity, and panic ensues among tourists and ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, surreal, dark humor, contemplative ...
Plot: supernatural, on the road, evacuation, adventure, save the world, political unrest, chaos, chaos and mayhem, danger, island, ocean or sea, collision ...
Place: spain, europe, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.8
 2K
Mortal (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Norway, USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fantasy adventure origin story about a young man discovering he has God-like powers based on ancient Norwegian mythology.
Style: psychological, visually appealing, captivating, exciting
Plot: supernatural ability, magic, imaginary, disorder, adaptation, danger, curses spells and rituals, adventure, magician, redemption, heroes, secret ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A teenager finds himself transported to an island where he must help protect a group of orphans with special powers from creatures intent on destroying them.
Style: exciting, gothic, atmospheric, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: fantasy world, orphan, time travel, imaginary, time loop, children, youth, adventure, dark fantasy, riddles and clues, boarding school life, monster ...
Time: year 1943, 1940s, year 2016
Place: england, wales, florida, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Mystical Adventures of Billy Owens (2008)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When Billy turns 11 on November 11 he realises he is no ordinary boy.
Style: exciting, semi serious, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: legends and myths, danger, adventure, imaginary, good versus evil, young heroes, heroes, wizards and magicians, youth, family, birthday, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Bridge to Terabithia (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jesse Aarons trained all summer to become the fastest runner in school, so he's very upset when newcomer Leslie Burke outruns him and everyone else. Despite this and other differences, including that she's rich, he's poor, and ...
Style: emotional, captivating, touching, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, imaginary, loss of friend, childhood, escape from reality, magical, teenage boy, social misfits, loneliness, fantasy world, classmate, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Powerful magic cast by Alex spells trouble for the Russo's. The kids must go on an adventure to save their family and their existence.
Style: feel good, stylized, humorous, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, magic, hereditary gift of witchcraft, teenage life, supernatural ability, island, family vacation, sibling rivalry, memory loss, parents and children, family, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.9
 383
The Snow Queen (2005)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 56 min.
Story: When Gerda befriends penniless Kay their growing friendship is cut short as one cold winter night a fragment of glass pierces Kay's eye, turning his heart cold. Enchanted by the Snow Queen he is swept away on her chariot over the glittering ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, sincere, captivating
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: young heroes, imaginary kingdom, adventure, heroic mission, rescue, good versus evil, hopes, danger, rivalry, youth, imaginary, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Butterfly Dreaming (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Anxious dreams, hallucinations, and paranoid reality torment a young math professor in the aftermath of his wife's death in a car accident. As madness, addiction and affairs send the story spiraling towards its conclusion, the truth about what ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: haunted by the past, obsession, couple relations, life is a bitch, couples, dealing with death, bone, gambling, death, mathematician, dream
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.8
 11K
Kodachrome (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Matt Ryder is convinced to drive his estranged and dying father Benjamin Ryder cross country to deliver four old rolls of Kodachrome film to the last lab in the world that can develop them before it shuts down for good. Along with Ben's nurse ...
Style: psychological, suspense, sincere, disturbing, captivating
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: road trip, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, parents and children, destiny, society, rivalry, adventure, family, obsession, friends, hopes ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Forgive Us Our Debts (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Switzerland, Albania, Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Threatened by creditors, a newly unemployed man agrees to work for a debt collector, but soon discovers his deal with the devil has unexpected costs.
Style: sincere, suspense, disturbing, psychological, captivating
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: debt collector, life is a bitch, society, escapades, life philosophy, money, redemption, adaptation, violence, rivalry, netflix
Time: contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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