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The Legend of the Nahuala (2007)
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The Legend of the Nahuala (2007)
Original name: La leyenda de la Nahuala
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Leo San Juan, an insecure child of nine years old, lives eternally frightened by horror stories that Nando tells his older brother. Within these stories it is 'The Legend of Nahuala', according to which, an old abandoned Casona is possessed by the spirit of an evil witch known as the Nahuala.
Style: sincere, twists and turns, touching, sweet, colourful, captivating
Plot: mexican, talking animals, legend, kidnapping, child protagonist, dark hero, adventure, child, family, fantasy world, kids and family, good versus evil, boy, storytelling, out of body experience, arts and culture, rat, animal, surprise during end credits, animals

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sweet, colourful, touching and humorous films with plots about adventure, family, computer animation, childhood, fantasy world, good versus evil and kids and family mostly in Animation, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Legend of the Nahuala: Coco (2017), Salma's Big Wish (2019), Storks (2016), The Son of Bigfoot (2017), Paddington (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Coco (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
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Time: 2010s, year 2017
Place: mexico
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The Legend of La Llorona (2011)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Mexico
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Leo San Juan, el joven héroe de "La Leyenda de la Nahuala", está de regreso en una tenebrosa misión: atrapar a La Llorona, el maléfico espectro que desde hace siglos mantiene aterrorizado al pueblo de Xochimilco. Utilizando su ...
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Place: mexico, latin america
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100%
Salma's Big Wish (2019)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the Mexican town of Santa Clara, Salma, a 16 year-old orphan who never got to meet her biological parents, has spent most of her life searching for clues of their identities and whereabouts, that is until she discovers a special book that is ...
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: An ancient myth of a massive creature sparks the curiosity of Tinker Bell and her good friend Fawn, an animal fairy who’s not afraid to break the rules to help an animal in need. But this creature is not welcome in Pixie Hollow — and the scout ...
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The Son of Bigfoot (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Teenage outsider Adam sets out on an epic and daring quest to uncover the mystery behind his long-lost dad, only to find out that he is none other than the legendary Bigfoot! He has been hiding deep in the forest for years to protect himself and his ...
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Duration: 95 min.
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22%
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22%
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22%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 85 min.
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