Movies like Anastasia: Once Upon a Time

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Anastasia: Once Upon a Time (2020)
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Anastasia: Once Upon a Time (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Anastasia Romanov escapes through a portal when her family is threatened by Vladimir Lenin, and she finds herself in the year 1988, befriended by a young American girl.
Style: weird, captivating, humorous, funny, sweet, unusual plot structure, absurd
Audience: family outing, girls' night, kids
Plot: russian history, time travel, monarchy, lenin, propaganda, russophobia, friendship, sent to the future, friendship between girls, portal, magical, female friendship, escape
Time: 20th century
Place: russia

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Most similar movies to Anastasia: Once Upon a Time

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, light, semi serious and feel good films with plots about adventure, family, friendship, friends, danger, heroes and youth mostly in Family, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Anastasia: Once Upon a Time: Arthur's Quest (1999), Scales: Mermaids Are Real (2017), The Book of Masters (2009), Little Hercules in 3-D (2009), Return to Nim's Island (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Arthur's Quest (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: To escape the clutches of the evil warrior and sorceress Morgana, Merlin transports young King Arthur into modern day America. When Merlin comes back ten years later to retrieve him, he finds a hip 15 year-old Arthur who does not believe Merlin, nor ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, king arthur, adventure, supernatural, folk hero, legends and myths, changing the past or future, danger, family, teenage life, wizards and magicians, sent to the future ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary
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95%
Scales: Mermaids Are Real (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Siren has lived her life thinking she's an ordinary girl, in an ordinary town. On her 12th birthday, she learns that she's far from ordinary.
Style: captivating, enigmatic, light, exciting
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: mermaid, strong female character, friendship, teenage girl, supernatural ability, transformation, teenager, youth, underwater, teenage life, friends, ocean or sea ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a horse accident, Karen wakes up to find herself in past Britain, close to Camelot, the famous castle of King Arthur.
Style: semi serious, witty, offbeat, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, solar eclipse, medieval, fish out of water, disorder, save the lady, wizards and magicians, sent to the future, imaginary, adventure, escapades, intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Book of Masters (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A beautiful and kind girl, daughter of Baba Yaga, finds a magical stone Alatyr while walking in a field. It transforms her heart into a stone and puts her under a queer curse. She is to be the evil Countess of Stones and live in a stone tower. If ...
Style: touching, fairy tale, entertaining, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: kids
Plot: magic, friendship, stone, evil witch, sorceress, adventure, good versus evil, evil sorcerer, showdown, evil wizard, battles, black magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Little Hercules in 3-D (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Little Hercules travels from Mt. Olympus to live life as a mortal in Los Angeles.
Style: serious, tense, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: greek god, adventure, danger, friends, heroic mission, dangerous attraction, heroes, friendship, father son relationship, family life, escapades, family ...
Time: 2000s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Adventures of Rufus: The Fantastic Pet (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: At his grandmother's house, Scott and his friend Emily meet Rufus, a swashbuckling, furry creature who begs them to help restore his fading kingdom. Wizard Abbott's spell book contains the magic healing formula--but Abbott's ancient ...
Style: light, captivating, visually appealing, sweet, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wizards, library, time jump, magic, grandmother grandson relationship, obsessive quest, fantasy world, best friends, amulet, magic spell, enemy, magical creature ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Return to Nim's Island (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fourteen year old Nim, more determined than ever to protect her island and all the wildlife that call it home, faces off against resort developers and animal poachers. Soon she realizes she can’t depend on her animal cohorts alone and must make ...
Style: humorous, exciting, sincere, captivating, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: animal rescue, island, danger, adventure, teenage life, save the day, environmentalism, family relations, escapades, family, friendship, poacher ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Adventures in Dinosaur City (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A scientist's kids are sucked into a TV screen and wind up in the Stone Age with cavemen and dinosaurs.
Style: offbeat, feel good, stylized, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: teleportation, kidnapping, train, animals, animal, dinosaur, puppet, teen angst, disorder, animal life, family, danger ...
Time: stone age, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 3.4
 13K
Mac and Me (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Mysterious Alien Creature (MAC) escaping from nefarious NASA agents, is befriended by a young boy in a wheelchair. Together, they try to find MAC's family from whom he has been separated.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, cult film, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: nasa, alien encounter, friendship, family relations, single parent, extraterrestrial, adventure, family, imaginary, benign alien, youth, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the sequel to Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland", Alice Kingsleigh returns to Underland and faces a new adventure in saving the Mad Hatter.
Style: dark fantasy, fairy tale, psychotronic, entertaining, surreal ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fantasy world, queen, clock, time travel, portal, talking dog, imagination, sister sister relationship, rabbit, alice character, wonderland, good versus evil ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Trouble at Timpetill (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Luxembourg
Duration: 97 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 ⇓
69%
48 Christmas Wishes (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Holiday magic has never gleamed brighter as Santa’s Elves head out on an adventure to bring every boy and girl their Christmas wish while also bringing a family back together in this heartfelt Christmas movie from Gaumont. After accidentally ...
Style: feel good, sweet, light, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: santa claus, elf, christmas present, christmas, holiday, society, friendship, romance, christmas eve, gift, small town, letter to santa claus ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Santa Buddies (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Puppy Paws (the fun-loving son of Santa Paws) gets bored, he finds Budderball on Santa's naughty list and figures he's just the dog to show him how to be an ordinary pup. When the magical Christmas Icicle starts to melt however, and ...
Style: feel good, sweet, light, fairy tale, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, dog, santa claus, adventure, save the day, pets, hopes, holiday, owner dog relationship, christmas present, best friends, christmas movie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.1
 41K
The Kid (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Powerful businessman Russ Duritz is self-absorbed and immersed in his work. But by the magic of the moon, he meets Rusty, a chubby, charming 8-year-old version of himself who can't believe he could turn out so badly -- with no life and no dog. ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: time travel, redemption, father son estrangement, imaginary, unfulfillment, changing the past or future, family, indifference, cynic, youth, hopes, estrangement ...
Time: 60s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Toy Story 3 in Real Life (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Toy Story 3 In Real Life is a fan-made shot-for-shot recreation of Pixar’s Toy Story 3. The project was produced by brothers Morgan and Mason McGrew.
Style: entertaining, light, feel good, funny, captivating ...
Plot: toy comes to life, action figure, toys, teamwork, humour, friendship, friends, adventure, toy soldier, toy robot
⇓ 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, captivating, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: rescue, adventure, friendship, friends, captivity, school, danger, youth, in the woods, sasquatch, rivalry, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Gnome-Mobile (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric millionaire and his grandchildren are embroiled in the plights of some forest gnomes who are searching for the rest of their tribe. While helping them, the millionaire is suspected of being crazy because he's seeing gnomes! ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: car chase, kidnapping, mental institution, family, adventure, chase, magic, good versus evil, wrongfully committed, imaginary kingdom, siblings relations, family life ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Pirates of the Plain (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "Pirates of the Plain" details the adventure of Jezebel Jack, a pirate with a heart of gold that is sent to the future where he meets Bobby, a young boy with an overactive imagination.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: heroes, pirate, adventurer, friends, family relations, danger, young heroes, family, escapades, youth, adventure, rescue ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century
Place: nebraska, usa, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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In Search of the Castaways (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In Search of the Castaways is a 1962 Walt Disney Productions feature film starring Hayley Mills and Maurice Chevalier in a tale about a worldwide search for a shipwrecked sea captain. The film was directed by Robert Stevenson from a screenplay by ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, scenic, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, pirate, treasure hunt, ship, family, survival, missing person, heroic mission, rescue, friendship, young heroes, danger ...
Time: 60s, 19th century, victorian era, 1850s
Place: australia, south america, new zealand, latin america, glasgow scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Little Monsters (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young boy is scared of the monster under his bed. He asks his 6th grade brother to swap rooms for the night as a bet that the monster really exists. Soon the brother becomes friends with the monster and discovers a whole new world of fun and games ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, horror for children, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: friendship, monster, young heroes, family, adventure, mischievous children, child as adult, fish out of water, supernatural ability, imaginary, best friends, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he ...
Style: exciting, fairy tale, touching, twists and turns, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: friendship, wizards and magicians, fantasy world, chosen one, good versus evil, magical, magic, supernatural ability, witch, school, wizards, boarding school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s, year 1992 ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Iron Will (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Will Stoneman's father dies, he is left alone to take care of his mother and their land. Needing money to maintain it, he decides to join a cross country dogsled race. This race will require days of racing for long hours, through harsh ...
Style: touching, feel good, captivating, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog sled, train, adventure, family, underdog, contests and competitions, ambition, hopes, journalism, sport, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: alaska, minnesota, canada, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Cat in the Hat (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Conrad and Sally Walden are home alone with their pet fish. It is raining outside, and there is nothing to do. Until The Cat in the Hat walks in the front door. He introduces them to their imagination, and at first it's all fun and games, until ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: imaginary kingdom, family relations, talking cat, adventure, rescue, friendship, fish out of water, danger, goofy hero, disorder, youth, getting home ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Southern California kid named Calvin Fuller is magically transported to the medieval kingdom of Camelot through a crack in the ground caused by an earthquake. Once there, he learns he was summoned by the wizard Merlin, who needs Calvin to save ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, sweet ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, date night, pre-teens ...
Plot: time travel, king arthur, heroes, camelot, earthquake, family, adventure, medieval, cinderella story, friendship, curses spells and rituals, teenage life ...
Time: middle ages, future
Place: california, usa, los angeles, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, atmospheric, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: adventure, winter, imaginary kingdom, friendship, curses spells and rituals, young heroes, imaginary, escapades, long lost daughter, king, evil witch, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
A Halloween Puppy (2012)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A boy accidentally turns his mom's boyfriend into a dog.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: halloween, human becoming an animal, human becomes animal, family, curses spells and rituals, youth, best friends, magic, dog, family relations, friendship, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.0
 321K
Jumanji (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When siblings Judy and Peter discover an enchanted board game that opens the door to a magical world, they unwittingly invite Alan -- an adult who's been trapped inside the game for 26 years -- into their living room. Alan's only hope for ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, offbeat, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, horror for children
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, board game, jungle, childhood, mischievous children, getting home, young heroes, disappearance, animals, parallel world, magic ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 19th century, 60s, year 1995 ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.3
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Santa Claus (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The first half of this film, set hundreds of years ago, shows how the old man who eventually became Santa Claus was given immortality and chosen to deliver toys to all the children of the world. The second half moves into the modern era, in which ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, santa claus, family, adventure, holiday, village, heroic mission, village life, fish out of water, disorder, against the odds, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Water Horse (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, UK, Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A lonely boy discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Scottish legend.
Style: emotional, entertaining, twists and turns, scenic, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: sea monster, adventure, world war two, young heroes, friendship, underwater, child protagonist, mythology, rescue from drowning, boat, egg, boat accident ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, semi serious, sentimental, twists and turns, light ...
Audience: family outing, toddlers, kids
Plot: young heroes, friends, escapades, disorder, friendship, family, youth, puppet, balloon, birthday, adventure hero, target ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%