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To Be King (2012)
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To Be King (2012)
Original name: Koning van Katoren
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The seventeen year old Stach is faced with five impossible assignments he has to complete in order to become king. Things do not go as easily as the boisterous Stach had expected, especially when he is confronted with matters of life and death.
Style: semi serious, light, captivating, entertaining, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: king, assignment, adventure, against the odds, ambition, escapades, palaces castles and temples, teenager, tower, corruption, reporter, friendship, society, rivalry, youth, heroes, imaginary kingdom, obsessive quest, imaginary, young heroes, trial, sacrifice, surrealism, 17 year old, boy girl relationship ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, semi serious, humorous and exciting films with plots about youth, adventure, family, escapades, friendship, young heroes and friends mostly in Adventure, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like To Be King: The Secret of Arkandias (2014), Dummie the Mummy (2014), The Crocodiles (2009), Magic Silver (2009), Rascals on the Road (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
K-9 Adventures: Legend of the Lost Gold (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Kassie and her friends stumble across an old, broken pocket watch they begin an unexpected journey to unlock the secret of the legendary Garrison Gold. They'll have to solve riddles and follow clues to find the lost treasure. With the help ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, treasure hunt, escapades, best friends, young heroes, youth, pets, journey, friendship, rivalry, friends, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: exciting, semi serious, captivating, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, best friends, youth, escapades, young heroes, supernatural, teenage life, magic, friendship, heroes, magical potion, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Dummie the Mummy (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Western
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In a dull village where nothing ever happens, a boy finds a living mummy in his room. It's the start of an amazing friendship.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mummy, friendship, adventure, escapades, friends, family, young heroes, youth, village, magic, museum, child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Crocodiles (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Hannes, growing up with his young, poor and single mother wants to join the coolest gang in the area, the Vorstadtkrokodile. When the ‘entry test’ goes wrong, Hannes’s life is saved by Kai, who is desperate to join too but is ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, suburban life, suburbs, friendship, heroes, buddies, best friends, youth, teenage life, family, witnessing a crime, amateur detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Magic Silver (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Norway
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Princess Bluerose is a small gnome living deep in the Norwegian mountains. A small community of gnomes is responsible for making the transition between daylight and night. This is called the magic hour, and is created by the magic silver which only ...
Style: fairy tale, captivating, entertaining, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: young heroes, adventure, wizards and magicians, imaginary kingdom, escapades, danger, family, fairy, mountain, courage, prophecy, princess ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Rascals on the Road (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Four kids - Eugen, Wrigley, Bäschteli and Eduard - leave for an adventure around Switzerland, searching for the fabulous treasure of Titicaca Lake, discovered by Fritzli Bühler.
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, treasure hunt, friends, adventure, on the road, escapades, mountain, leaving home, youth, journey, childhood, farmer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Journey to the Christmas Star (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Norway
Duration: 80 min.
Story: 13 year old kind-hearted Sonja arrives at a tiny village together with a company of bandits. But there is a curse on the village. A long time ago, the King’s only daughter Goldhair disappeared while searching for the Christmas Star. The Queen died ...
Style: captivating, fairy tale, serious, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, winter, imaginary kingdom, friendship, curses spells and rituals, king, young heroes, imaginary, escapades, long lost daughter, evil witch, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Flying Liftboy (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: elevator, youth, world spanning, social relations, disorder, friends, super vehicle, kids in trouble, miraculous event, friendship, fish out of water, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, new york, holland, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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, entertaining, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: rescue, adventure, friendship, friends, captivity, school, danger, youth, in the woods, sasquatch, rivalry, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Skippers of the Cameleon (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two young boy twins receive a boat of their own by a stroke of luck. It turns out to be very fast and they use their boat to help out their friends.
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: rescue, boat chase, twins, friendship, adventure, friends, family relations, youth, family, escapades, competition, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Peter Pan Live! (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Following in the footsteps of the phenomenally successful The Sound of Music LIVE! - which drew over 18 million viewers - comes this musical masterpiece that tells the beloved story of Peter Pan, the mischievous little boy who ran away to Neverland. ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, exciting, fairy tale, captivating
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: pirate, adventurer, young heroes, mischievous children, good versus evil, heroes, friendship, disorder, imaginary, escapades, danger, adolescence vs adulthood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: captivating, light, entertaining, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, good versus evil, friendship, knight, danger, heroes, supernatural, parallel world, rivalry, hopes, orphan ...
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Help! I've Shrunk the Family (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seven-year-old Johannes Blom gets blown away when he discovers a little man in the kitchen cupboard, hidden behind the peanut butter jar. He’s even more astonished when he realizes that this little man, ‘Wiplala’, has magical powers. When ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, fish out of water, supernatural, escapades, family, disorder, shrinking, miniaturization, boy, wizards, supernatural ability, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Bennie Stout (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Fisherman’s son Benjamin - Bennie - Stout is a boy with a heart of gold who always gets himself into trouble. His St. Nicholas wish list includes a pedal car, just like the one the sneaky mayor’s son Roderick has. These are the depression years ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, family life, adventure, escapades, youth, family relations, small town, small town life, disorder, show tunes, santa claus, young heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, young heroes, good versus evil, supernatural, adventure, wizards and magicians, youth, escapades, family, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Letter for the King (2008)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Young Tiuri has to pass the final test before before being knighted by king Dagonaut. He has to pass a night in the chapel, what is suddenly disturbed by a strangers request of help. With his decision to help the stranger, Tiuri abandons his given ...
Style: entertaining, feel good, sincere, exciting, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, escapades, heroes, danger, friendship, obsessive quest, knight, youth, rivalry, family, sword fight ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Gold Retrievers (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A boy and his dog must go in search of a fabled local treasure in an effort to save the family house from foreclosure.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, danger, adventure, save the day, escapades, rivalry, young heroes, pets, family, mischievous children, parents and children, in the woods ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: exciting, humorous, captivating, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: save the world, good versus evil, adventure, rivalry, youth, danger, parallel world, video game, friendship, supernatural, battles, humanity in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Swindle (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on Gordon Korman's book 'Swindle,' this movie is about a boy named Griffin who finds a valuable multi-million dollar baseball card. After accidentally selling the card for a million dollar loss, he enlists the help of his best ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, friendship, youth, escapades, partners, cons and scams, swindle, friends, family, best friends, child spy, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Secret of Moonacre (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hungary, UK, France, Australia, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When 13 year old Maria Merryweather's father dies, leaving her orphaned and homeless, she is forced to leave her luxurious London life to go and live with Sir Benjamin, an eccentric uncle she didn't know she had, at the mysterious Moonacre ...
Style: feel good, captivating, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, young heroes, family relations, adventure, orphan, teenage life, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, in the woods, youth, estate ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Trouble at Timpetill (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Luxembourg
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The children of a small European mountain village end up being its only residents, soon after the adults cannot take their behavior any longer.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: youth, soldier, disorder, village, adventure, prank, family relations, prison, escape, gang, save the day, village life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Black Stallion Returns (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: "Black" is a stunning fire-and-silk stallion celebrated the world over. But to his young American owner, Alec Ramsay (Kelly Reno), he's much more. So, when the amazing animal is stolen, Alec will stop at nothing to get him back. Alec ...
Style: humorous, tense, semi serious, unusual plot structure, melancholic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: horse, desert, friendship, kidnapping, adventure, family, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, heroic mission, youth, pets, daring rescue ...
Place: morocco, africa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
V8 - Die Rache des Nitros (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of friends got into a big trouble and they will try to do anything to get away with it.
Style: realistic, humorous, exciting, semi serious, captivating
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: adventure, friendship, ambition, young heroes, rivalry, chases and races, youth, disorder, family, parents and children, children, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: It's Schluufy's birthday, and the Oogieloves (Goobie, Zoozie and Toofie), along with their friends J. Edgar, Windy Window and Ruffy, are organizing a party. (Shh! It's a secret.) Everything is going along just perfectly until J. Edgar ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, twists and turns, light ...
Audience: family outing, toddlers, kids
Plot: escapades, friends, young heroes, friendship, disorder, youth, family, puppet, balloon, birthday, adventure hero, target ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Vicky and the Treasure of the Gods (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When does the little Vicky finally a real Viking? This question can his father Halvar no rest. But when the terrible Sven kidnapped the chief of Flake, has to prove himself unexpectedly Vicky: As deputy chief, he leads the strong men and it gets ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: viking, adventure, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, young heroes, treasure hunt, legends and myths, heroes, family, boy, on the road ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Famous Five 2 (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: For their bicycle tour to Catmoor, the friends Julian, Dick and Anne, their cousin Georgina, called George, and her dog Timmy have long looked forward to. But the camping holiday in the countryside ends with the kidnapping of Dick, confuse the two ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, friends, young heroes, investigation, danger, heroes, youth, escapades, family, crimes, best friends, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Storm Bound (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A ripping adventure yarn about teenage boys who join the crew of a ship of the Dutch East India Company in the 17th century. After a dramatic shipwreck and escape from an attack by natives, they must make their way to safety by themselves.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, serious, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: ship, island, adventure, heroes, survival, isolation, fall in love, danger, youth, confined, escapades, ocean or sea ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Veritas, Prince of Truth (2007)
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, rivalry, family, danger, injustice, battles, legends and myths, superhero, friendship, supernatural ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Norway, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: By helping Doctor Proctor getting recognition for his amazing invention in a world quite different from ours, two lonely children gets help to stand on their own two feet.
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining, captivating, light
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: rivalry, friendship, imaginary, inventions and discoveries, mad scientist, good versus evil, youth, disorder, adventure, family relations, family, silly humor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Antboy (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 77 min.
Story: 12-year-old Pelle accidentally gets bitten by an ant and develops unimaginable superpowers. With help from his friend, comic book nerd Wilhelm, Pelle creates a secret identity as the superhero Antboy. Slowly things start to happen in the surburban ...
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, tense, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, secret identity, escapades, rivalry, master villain, imaginary, youth, laboratory, adventure, young heroes ...
Place: denmark, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%