Movies like Wendy

If you like "Wendy" you are looking for psychological, sincere and captivating movies about / with island, magic, childhood, rescue, adventure, family and fantasy world themes of Drama and Fantasy genre shot in USA.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Wendy (2020)
 5.7
 2K
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, magic, childhood, rescue, adventure, family, fantasy world, children, young heroes, danger, imaginary, adaptation, child, volcano, train, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, diner, freight train, train tracks
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana

Movie in categories

island movies
2154
magic movies
2186
childhood movies
4506
rescue movies
4549
adventure movies
7264
family movies
7844
children movies
3003

Most similar movies to Wendy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, touching, disturbing and psychological films with plots about friendship, danger, youth, family relations, adventure, family and parents and children mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Wendy: Dragonheart: Vengeance (2020), The Man Without Gravity (2019), Unicorn Store (2017), The Secret of Roan Inish (1994), Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: exciting, touching, feel good, sincere, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dragon, magic, adventure, rescue, vengeance, magical, supernatural, warrior, fantasy world, witchcraft, friends, knight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: disturbing, humorous, light, absurd
Audience: teens
Plot: magic realism, family, lifestyle change, adventure, imaginary, hopes, grownups, adaptation, magic, couples, parents and children, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.5
 18K
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, disturbing, sincere, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, grownups, hopes, parents and children, adaptation, family relations, family, youth, society, ambition, unicorn, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 1990s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, family outing, kids
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 ⇓
62%
Movie in collections
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, touching, serious ...
Plot: poverty, global warming, magic realism, single parent, family relations, storm, childhood, african american, father daughter relationship, life is a bitch, search, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, family relations, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, siblings relations, magical, twins, magic, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA, Australia
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: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: creature, imaginary kingdom, mischievous children, loneliness, magical, anger, fantasy world, adventure, childhood, monster, imaginary, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.2
 2K
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: psychological, suspense, sincere, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: anorexia, twins, hospitalization, eating disorder, family, youth, life is a bitch, adaptation, love, society, destiny, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
disturbing movies
5612
imaginary movies
4205
adaptation movies
7243
child movies
1289
Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Isle Of Man, Canada
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, brutal, whimsical ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: train, friendship, rescue, family, adventure, family life, heroic mission, parents and children, good versus evil, young heroes, rivalry, adventurer ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: toronto ontario canada, america, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: sincere, touching, disturbing, captivating, suspense
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: hospital, disorder, children, parents and children, child, newborn baby, fighting illness, danger, sick child, human nature, latex gloves, car driving ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, psychological, visually appealing, touching ...
Plot: parents and children, escape from reality, friends, family relations, family problems, friendship, little girl, imaginary, supernatural, youth, dysfunctional family, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.8
 68K
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: feel good, fairy tale, captivating, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: fairy, fantasy world, childhood, imaginary kingdom, first love, adventure, imaginary, pirate, captain, mermaid, young heroes, heroes ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.6
 708
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, semi serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: village, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, family, clergy, danger, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, rivalry, save the day, witch ...
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.1
 803
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, captivating ...
Plot: island, missing person, survival, danger, ghost, deadly, isolation, supernatural, confined, rescue, curses spells and rituals, demonic possession ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 780
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, captivating, touching, sincere
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: autism, middle school, parent child relationship, wife, cancer, family relations, parents and children, life philosophy, friendship, family, disorder, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 583
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: sincere, semi serious, surreal, contemplative, road movie ...
Plot: chaos and mayhem, political unrest, adventure, supernatural, chaos, on the road, evacuation, save the world, heroes, ocean or sea, collision, ocean ...
Place: spain, europe, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: toys, friendship, toy comes to life, adventure, family, escapades, supernatural ability, danger, parents and children, parallel world, coming of age, family relations ...
Time: 18th century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.7
 5K
Paperhouse (1988)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Anna is becoming lost in the loneliness of her own world when she discovers she can visit another, a house she has drawn herself and occupied by a young disabled boy. But as she discovers more of the links between her fantasy world and the mundane ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, supernatural, coming of age, supernatural ability, friendship, alternate reality, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, parallel world, drawing, lighthouse, house ...
Time: 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
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, surreal ...
Plot: introspection, friendship, mental illness, social misfits, estrangement, teacher, imaginary, inspiration, play, young heroes, human nature, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.0
 2K
Amanda (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Twenty-year-old David lives in the moment. He juggles a variety of different odd jobs and continues to put off – just for a while longer – the time to make more serious decisions. This solitary daydreamer succumbs to the charm of Lena, a newly ...
Style: captivating, sincere, disturbing, psychological
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: death of mother, little girl, orphan, parents and children, family, custody, adaptation, family relations, hopes, mentor, life is a bitch, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Golden Seal (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A lonely 10-year-old boy living with his parents in a remote coastal part of Alaksa, spontaneously finds a legendary golden seal and her newborn pup. But the greed for her valuable pelt sets off the hunters, including his own father, the local ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: island, bounty hunter, coming of age, fighting the system, family relations, friendship, rescue, legend, hunter, innocence lost, parents and children, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: psychological, sincere, disturbing, captivating
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: dog, teenager, rescue, youth, adventure, destiny, ambition, friendship, society, escapades, hopes, juvenile detention ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
 2K
Brightness (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Mali, Burkina Faso, France, West Germany, Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man with magical powers journeys to his uncle to request help in fighting his sorcerer father.
Style: serious, atmospheric, captivating, light
Plot: magic, sorcerer, coming of age, on the run, youth, young heroes, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, escapades, obsessive quest, supernatural, self discovery ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: africa, west africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
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: sincere, psychological, captivating, disturbing
Audience: chick flick
Plot: wedding, donation, society, businesswoman, past, love triangle, couples, unfulfillment, couple relations, orphanage, wedding dress, singing in a car ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, classmate, friends, loneliness, social misfits, fantasy world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.9
 393
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, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, rescue, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, rivalry, youth, escapades, danger, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, serious ...
Plot: obsession, haunted by the past, couple relations, couples, life is a bitch, dealing with death, mathematician, dream, death, gambling, bone
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Mythica: The Necromancer (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mallister takes Thane prisoner and forces Marek and her team on a quest. Marek tracks down the Necromancer for a final showdown for the Darkspore.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, disturbing
Plot: magic, good versus evil, female protagonist, warrior, friendship, sword and sorcery, fantasy world, heroes, adventure, fight, escapades, villain ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 3K
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: suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, captivating, complex ...
Plot: library, life is a bitch, psychopath, violence, danger, society, hospital, brutality, life & death, male nudity, pubic hair, homelessness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cincinnati ohio, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Wonders of Aladdin (1961)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Young Aladdin (Donald O'Connor) has a series of wild adventures after he discovers a magic lamp containing a genie (Vittorio De Sica).
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, psychotronic
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: genie, escapades, young heroes, adventure, youth, rescue, heroes, danger, family, love and romance, wish come true, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%