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The Three Investigators and the Secret of Terror Castle (2009)
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The Three Investigators and the Secret of Terror Castle (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: Germany, South Africa
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A new case for the cult detectives! Not by coincidence, a mysterious videotape falls into the hands of Jupiter Jones (CHANCELLOR MILLER), Pete Crenshaw (NICK PRICE) and Bob Andrews (CAMERON MONAGHAN) during Jupiter's birthday party in Rocky Beach. On it is a recording of Jupiter's long dead parents. In their message they want to communicate to their son the key to an especially tricky riddle.
Style: exciting, semi serious, scary, suspenseful
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: haunted house, supernatural ability, amateur detective, adventure, investigation, danger, escapades, youth, buddies, curses spells and rituals, young heroes, supernatural, isolation, riddles and clues, family, heroes, confined, friends, partners, uncover truth, shrewd, palaces castles and temples, mystery, party, disguise ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, exciting and captivating films with plots about family, adventure, youth, heroes, escapades, young heroes and danger mostly in Family, Adventure and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Three Investigators and the Secret of Terror Castle: The Dragon Pearl (2011), Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins (2009), Against the Wild (2013), Super Buddies (2013), The Famous Five 2 (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Three Investigators and the Secret of Skeleton Island (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: Germany, South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In "The Three Investigators and The Secret of Skeleton Island" the cult detective trio from Rocky Beach, California, fall into a breath-taking mixture of adventure, thriller and mystery. Only by a hairs-breadth did they escape with their ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, exciting, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: amateur detective, ancient mystery, investigation, adventure, treasure hunt, escapades, save the day, youth, partners, mystery, legend, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa
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100%
The Dragon Pearl (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When teenagers JOSH (Louis Corbett) and LING (Li Lin Jin) join their respective parents, CHRIS (Sam Neill) and Dr LI (Wang Ji) on an archaeological dig in China they encounter something trapped beneath a temple beyond their wildest imagination. A ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, exciting, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: ancient mystery, legends and myths, adventure, heroic mission, teenage life, supernatural, child as adult, wish come true, imaginary, youth, danger, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
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100%
The Adventures of Mickey Matson and the Copperhead Treasure (2012)
Genre: Family, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a mythical device from ancient times is rebuilt by a group of Confederates who feel the civil war never ended, Mickey Matson and his newfound friend, Sully, must follow a series of clues left by his dead grandfather to keep the evil men away ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, entertaining, captivating, tense ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: ancient mystery, adventure, adventurer, escapades, good versus evil, rivalry, save the day, youth, danger, legends and myths, riddles and clues, patriotism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Ace Wonder: Message from a Dead Man (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ace Wonder is a 10-year-old detective, struggling to find a storyline for his latest novel. When his path tangles with Derek Morton, a simple family mystery becomes a very real case of corporate espionage, scientific discovery, and one coldblooded ...
Style: captivating, exciting, semi serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: boy hero, adventurer, riddles and clues, uncover truth, investigation, young heroes, save the day, amateur detective, youth, danger, parents and children, family business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The story of how Mystery Inc. was formed.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing, horror for children
Plot: family, mystery, ghost, goofy hero, investigation, disorder, friends, crimes, prank, amateur detective, adventure, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Against the Wild (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The action-packed feature film tells the dramatic tale of two siblings and their Alaskan Malamute, who must make an emergency landing when their small plane has engine problems. They find themselves in a beautiful but potentially dangerous natural ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, sentimental, suspenseful
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, adventure, escapades, danger, missing child, youth, family problems, wilderness, pets, cave, salmon, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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Super Buddies (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When the five puppies stumble upon the Five Power Rings of Inspiron (alien artifacts abandoned on Earth 16 years ago), they all develop super powers, and are enlisted in Captain Canine's battle against the evil Darkon alien Commander Drex. ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: talking dog, supernatural ability, disney, adventure, save the world, good versus evil, friendship, superhero, golden retriever, danger, buddies, superhero team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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Sam Steele and the Junior Detective Agency (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 13-year-old Sam Steele Jr. forms his own private detective agency to emulate his father, Des Moines detective Sam Steele, and helps track down a jewel thief.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: save the day, young heroes, adventure, investigation, heroes, amateur detective, best friends, youth, danger, family, escapades, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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 ⇓
37%
Roxy Hunter and the Secret of the Shaman (2008)
Genre: Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Serenity Fall's favorite super sleuth is on the case again! The town is alarmed when a priceless crystal turns up missing. The only suspect seems to be a strange man living in the woods known as Shaman. It's up to Roxy Hunter (Aria ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, light, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, friendship, mischievous children, in the woods, youth, danger, family, shaman, girl, dog, adventure ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 ⇓
36%
Roxy Hunter and the Mystery of the Moody Ghost (2007)
Genre: Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After moving to an eerie old house in the country, nine-year-old super sleuth Roxy Hunter stumbles into a world filled with unsolved mysterieus, secret plots and spooky spirits! Now, Roxy and her best friend and boy genius Max, must race to save ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating
Plot: amateur detective, ghost, adventure, mischievous children, uncover truth, supernatural, young heroes, youth, heroes, danger, disorder, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 ⇓
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The Crocodiles Strike Back (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: New summer adventure of the Crocodiles, who set up their detective skills to find out who is behind the accidents of the factory where Ollie and Mary's parents work , which could mean the closure of the plant, the move of the family and the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Finding Kelly (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The surprisingly intricate, nimble plot is about a couple of kids who play amateur detectives one summer in the hopes of collecting a $5,000 reward offered to anyone able to find a missing 17 year old girl. The girl and boy are best friends who have ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, feel good, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: amateur detective, young heroes, uncover truth, missing child, heroes, youth, mystery, buddies, crimes, danger, investigation, child's point of view ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Kings of Appletown (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Will and Clayton witness a murder, but out of fear decide not to tell anyone. They and their friend Betsy, whose father has been wrongfully accused of the crime, go on a journey to find the real killer, and at the same time redeem themselves.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: false accusation, murder, small town, adventurer, investigation, amateur detective, riddles and clues, crimes, witnessing a crime, adventure, heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Science Fiction (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Belgium, Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nine-year old Andreas Decker is the new kid in town. He tells his class that he has lived all over the world on account of his parents being top scientific researchers. Yet classmate Vero finds Andreas's workaholic parents really weird. She ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: school, alien, teacher, investigation, heroes, adventure, amateur detective, family relations, friends, parents and children, youth, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, belgium, bruges
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 ⇓
33%
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Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Jr. (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "I will try to be normal" 12-year-old Ace Ventura Jr. promises. Thats cool, except whats normal for him is finding missing mutts, kidnapped kitties or gone gators and creating hilarious chaos every step of the way.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
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Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Lilly the Witch The Dragon and the Magic Book (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Italy, Austria
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Lilly was a normal girl with a healthy sense of adventure. That is, until she finds a magical book, complete with a funny little dragon, "Hector". With the help of her new friend and the book, Lilly has the ability to time-travel and truly ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: witch, family, imaginary, adventure, good versus evil, teaching the ways of the world, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, youth, save the day, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Lilly the Witch: The Journey to Mandolan (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Germany, Spain, Austria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lilli is traveling to India, to solve a mystery.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, entertaining
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, friendship, heroic mission, daring rescue, fish out of water, supernatural ability, young heroes, good versus evil, save the day, disorder, rivalry, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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
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Time: 17th century, 1600s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Bigfoot (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: feel good, entertaining, captivating, light, semi serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Genre: Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
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Duration: 44 min.
Story: Get ready to experience the world-famous Scooby-Doo! and Crew like never before in this all-new, original puppet movie! What begins as a routine night for the Gang - which includes the slobbering sleuth and Shaggy eating a triple-extra-large Scooby ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Skippers of the Cameleon (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Adventures of a Teenage Dragonslayer (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Arthur unwittingly discovers the secret to stopping an evil dragon who threatens to destroy all civilization.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, light
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dragon, teenage life, imaginary, young heroes, adventure, heroes, danger, escapades, best friends, friends, school, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Scooby-Doo (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Mystery Inc. gang have gone their separate ways and have been apart for two years, until they each receive an invitation to Spooky Island. Not knowing that the others have also been invited, they show up and discover an amusement park that ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, twist ending, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: amateur detective, friendship, adventure, scooby doo, resort, teenage life, heroes, monster, youth, crimes, gang, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Little Ghost (2013)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Little Ghost lives in the castle over looking a small town and awakens for precisely one hour after the clock strikes midnight. Follow him on this adventure to see his first sunrise ever!
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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Witches Don't Exist (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 81 min.
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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
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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
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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