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Thomas & Friends: Hero of the Rails (2009)
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Thomas & Friends: Hero of the Rails (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 61 min.
Story: The British children's series THOMAS & FRIENDS follows the animated adventures of a helpful locomotive named Thomas the Tank Engine as he and his train buddies work the rail lines and teach kids about the spirit of teamwork. This cartoon movie breaks new ground in the series by providing voices for each individual character (previously, the tales were narrated by a single storyteller) and introducing three new friends: a train named Hiro, a steam engine named Victor, and a crane named Kevin.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating, funny, light, entertaining
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers
Plot: adventure, friendship, young heroes, youth, family, imaginary, escapades, disorder, friends, computer animation, thomas the tank engine, anthropomorphic train, group of friends, problem solving, toy train, train, summer, summer house, duke
Time: 2000s

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Most similar movies to Thomas & Friends: Hero of the Rails

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and captivating films with plots about escapades, friendship, adventure, friends, family, imaginary and danger mostly in Animation, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Thomas & Friends: Hero of the Rails: Thomas & Friends (1984), The Hairy Tooth Fairy 2 (2008), Jock the Hero Dog (2011), Care Bears: Oopsy Does It! (2007), The Hairy Tooth Fairy (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Thomas and Friends: The Adventure Begins (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: All aboard for Thomas' very first adventure! A little tank engine discovers a big new world when he arrives on the Island of Sodor. Escapades abound as Thomas explores his new home and meets some Really Useful new friends. Finding the true blue ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, toddlers
Plot: escapades, friendship, friends, imaginary, adventure, best friends, disorder, island, young heroes, heroes, anthropomorphic train, thomas the tank engine ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Thomas & Friends: Tale of the Brave: The Movie (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Thomas is working at the Clay Pits when a storm closes in and the rain makes the clay cliffs unstable. A flash of lightning reveals what looks like giant footprints on the slope above, but a landslide has begun and Thomas cannot stay to investigate. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, friendship, best friends, heroes, escapades, danger, family, imaginary, train, thomas the tank engine, railway, toy train ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Thomas & Friends (1984)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Thomas & Friends is a British children's television series, which had its first broadcast on the ITV network on 4 September 1984. It is based on The Railway Series of books by the Reverend Wilbert Awdry and his son, Christopher Awdry. These ...
Style: humorous, funny, colourful, light, feel good ...
Audience: kids, toddlers
Plot: train, adventure, friendship, island, best friends, puppet, young heroes, family relations, parents and children, friends, family life, disorder ...
Time: 1990s, 2020s, 21st century, 20th century, 2010s ...
Place: england, united kingdom, europe, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Hairy Tooth Fairy 2 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eight year old Lucas would like to know how the Tooth Fairy exchanges coins for teeth without getting caught. He is determined to stay awake all night to find out. Meanwhile, a little mouse falls into a trap set by a dishonest contractor who is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, entertaining, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friends, friendship, adventure, escapades, animal life, danger, family, mouse, baby, rescue, computer animation, furry
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Care Bears: Journey to Joke-a-Lot (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Funshine Bear travels to Joke-a-lot where the people there crown him king.
Style: touching, feel good, not serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers
Plot: friendship, mischievous children, adventure, young heroes, imaginary, family life, disorder, family relations, heroes, youth, escapades, heroic mission ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bob the Builder: The Knights of Fix-A-Lot (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 44 min.
Story: When an old castle needs repairs, it's time to call Bob the Builder! Unfortunately a case of mistaken identity puts Bob's father in charge, resulting in one disaster after another! Meanwhile, tales of Camelot inspire Bob's noble crew ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, light, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, toddlers
Plot: family relations, family, imaginary, friendship, workplace situations, friends, palaces castles and temples, disorder, mistaken identity, parents and children, workplace, partners ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Jock the Hero Dog (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Animated-family adventure based on a true story that tells the heart-warming, coming-of-age story of a man and his best-friend, a lovable and fearless dog named, Jock. Set in the Bushveld near what is today the world famous Kruger National Park, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, pets, disorder, danger, youth, escapades, adolescence vs adulthood, dog, wilderness, animal life, family ...
Time: 19th century
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Care Bears: Oopsy Does It! (2007)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: While villain Grizzle plots against the Care Bears, it is up to Oopsy Bear to come to their rescue.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: family outing, kids, toddlers
Plot: adventure, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, friendship, rescue, danger, young heroes, rivalry, escapades, family, heroes, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer & the Island of Misfit Toys (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When the mysterious Toy Taker grabs all of Santa's toys, it looks like the children will miss out on Christmas. But everyone's favorite reindeer, Rudolph, comes to the rescue with his lovable friends: Hermey the elf, Yukon Cornelius the ...
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Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The film chronicles George's adventures as he befriends Kayla, a baby elephant, at a magic circus show and helps her travel across the country to be reunited with her family.Accompanied by his friend, the Man with the Yellow Hat, George travels ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Hairy Tooth Fairy (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lucía, an active little girl, looses a tooth. Santiago, her father, is an out-of-work boss, and her mother, Pilar, is a successful but overworked architect, reassure Lucía, by telling her that the Hairy Tooth Fairy (a mouse named Pérez) will come ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A blue harvest moon will rise, allowing the fairies to use a precious moonstone to restore the Pixie Dust Tree, the source of all their magic. But when Tinker Bell accidentally puts all of Pixie Hollow in jeopardy, she must venture out across the ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, friendship, imaginary kingdom, mischievous children, adventure, imaginary, family relations, friends, disorder, siblings relations, young heroes, danger ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Australia, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
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Duration: 70 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, multicultural, entertaining ...
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Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting
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Style: entertaining, captivating, light, feel good, sincere ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 94 min.
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