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From Time to Time (2009)
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From Time to Time (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A haunting ghost story spanning two worlds, two centuries apart. When 13 year old Tolly finds he can mysteriously travel between the two, he begins an adventure that unlocks family secrets laid buried for generations.
Style: serious, exciting, touching, captivating
Audience: kids
Plot: time travel, estate, superhuman powers, ghost, world war two, brother sister relationship, youth, seeing dead people, ghost story, missing person, family life, husband wife relationship, loss of father, grandmother grandson relationship, supernatural, family relations, time, time loop, slavery, paranormal, afterlife, mansion, child, ghost child, adventure ...
Time: 1940s, 19th century, 20th century, 40s
Place: england, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, captivating, touching and exciting films with plots about family relations, youth, adventure, family, coming of age, supernatural and time travel mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like From Time to Time: An Angel for May (2002), The Secret Garden (1993), The Amazing Mr. Blunden (1972), The Water Horse (2007), Restless Spirits (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
An Angel for May (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Tom accidentally travels back in time through a fireplace in a ruined farmhouse he meets May, an orphan who needs help. Now that he knows his friends' fate and his own, he will try to reorder the events and change their history.
Style: serious, touching, emotional, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, youth, world war two, time machine, hopes, orphan, changing the past or future, empire, children in wartime, family, wartime life, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, 1940s, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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100%
The Secret Garden (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young British girl born and reared in India loses her neglectful parents in an earthquake. She is returned to England to live at her uncle's castle. Her uncle is very distant due to the loss of his wife ten years before. Neglected once again, ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: childhood, countryside, orphan, girl, friendship, little girl, garden, old mansion, sick child, family, magic, uncle ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century
Place: india, england, yorkshire, london, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Amazing Mr. Blunden (1972)
Genre: Family, Mystery, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Mysterious old solicitor Mr. Blunden visits Mrs. Allen and her young children in their squalid, tiny Camden Town flat and makes her an offer she cannot refuse. The family become the housekeepers to a derelict country mansion in the charge of the ...
Style: semi serious
Audience: kids, horror for children
Plot: time travel, magical potion, seeing dead people, husband wife relationship, coming of age, ghost, victorian england, supernatural, life is a bitch, supernatural ability, amateur detective, uncover truth ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, year 1918, 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: entertaining, twists and turns, scenic, emotional, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: loch ness monster, sea monster, adventure, world war two, friendship, young heroes, kids and family, adaptation, beautiful scenery, runaway, fight scenes, coming of age ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Restless Spirits (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl, who struggles with her pilot father's death in a plane crash years before, visits her grandmother in Newfoundland. While there, she encounters the ghosts of two pilots, who are condemned to Earth to constantly re-live their own ...
Style: serious, touching, emotional
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: ghost, pilot, grandmother, frenchman, grief, airplane, youth, teenage girl, death of father, family relations, friends, dealing with death ...
Place: canada, france, newfoundland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Cider with Rosie (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A semi-autobiographical coming-of-age story set in the Cotswolds during and immediately after the First World War.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, psychological, touching ...
Plot: village, coming of age, world war one, society, youth, friendship, village life, teenager, childhood, military police, anti war, girl ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Canterville Ghost (1996)
Genre: Family, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a teenaged girl moves to England, with her brothers and parents into the ancient Canterville Hall, she's not at all happy. Especially as there's a ghost and a mysterious re-appearing bloodstain on the hearth. She campaigns to go back ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, baroque
Audience: family outing
Plot: curse, ghost, prank, paranormal, redemption, friendship, estate, family relations, haunted house, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A teenager finds himself transported to an island where he must help protect a group of orphans with special powers from creatures intent on destroying them.
Style: dark fantasy, exciting, gothic, atmospheric, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: time travel, magic, time loop, monster, fantasy world, children, adventure, youth, orphan, supernatural power, beautiful scenery, boarding school ...
Time: year 1943, victorian era, 1940s, year 2016
Place: england, wales, florida, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Christmas Carol (1984)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An old bitter miser who makes excuses for his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three ghosts visit him on Christmas Eve.
Style: sentimental, sexy, atmospheric, touching, reflective ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: christmas, ghost, scrooge, miser, afterlife, holiday, redemption, family, charles dickens, happy ending, greed, childhood ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, future, 18th century, 70s
Place: england, london, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Wolves of Willoughby Chase (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bonnie and cousin Sylvia, two very young children, are left at home in Willoughby Hall while their parents travel overseas. Only the servants and the prowling wolves are their companions. News arrives that Lord and Lady Willoughby are missing and an ...
Style: serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: youth, coming of age, escapades, heroes, young heroes, rescue, adventure, orphan, good versus evil, master and servant, chase, family ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Boy Called Christmas (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An ordinary young boy called Nikolas sets out on an extraordinary adventure into the snowy north in search of his father who is on a quest to discover the fabled village of the elves, Elfhelm. Taking with him a headstrong reindeer called Blitzen and ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, inspirational
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, holiday, destiny, elf, boy, magical, search for father, magic, never give up, adventure, adventure hero, direction and purpose ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Tom's Midnight Garden (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Tom Long's brother Peter gets measles, Tom is sent to stay with his Uncle Alan and Aunt Gwen in a flat with no garden and an elderly and reclusive landlady, Mrs Bartholomew, living upstairs. Because he may be infectious he is not allowed ...
Style: exciting, serious, touching, stylized
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: coming of age, garden, time travel, invisibility, family relations, mystery, secret place, friends, adventure, ghost, family, escapades ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Ruby Red (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Gwendolyn Shepherd is a normal 16-year-old, but her family holds a secret: A time-travel gene is expressed in the clan inherited, but not every member of the family is blessed with. Everyone is certain that Gwen's cousin Charlotte has the gene. ...
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, sentimental, serious
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: time travel, teenage love, supernatural ability, love and romance, youth, teen romance, supernatural, supernatural romance, prophecy, strong female character, young heroes, time machine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: london, england, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Skeletons (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In writer-director Nick Whitfield's black indie comedy, a pair of "exorcists" (Ed Gaughan and Andrew Buckley) with the power to rid people of their secrets agree to help a woman (Paprika Steen) whose daughter (Tuppence Middleton) is ...
Style: surreal, humorous, captivating, not serious, witty ...
Plot: missing person, supernatural, odd couple, ghost, society, partners, friendship, secret, death, family relations, psychic power, missing father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Superbror (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
Story: "Superbrother" tells the story of Anton, a 10 year old boy desperate for, he says, an older and true brother as Buller, his brother, is autistic. Always distracted looking at the sky, Anton receives an unexpected visit from some stranger ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, adventure, wish come true, superhuman powers, young heroes, miraculous event, youth, mentally challenged, heroes, social misfits, disorder, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Spain, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 17-year-old Mariah Mundi's life is turned upside down when his parents vanish and his younger brother is kidnapped. Following a trail of clues to the darkly majestic Prince Regent Hotel, Mariah discovers a hidden realm of child-stealing ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, entertaining, scenic
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: steampunk, adventure, adventurer, youth, chase, life turned upside down, young heroes, escapades, family in danger, missing person, teenage life, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A boy's life is turned upside down when he learns that he is the last of a group of immortal warriors who have dedicated their lives to fighting the forces of the dark.
Style: light, exciting, intense, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, time travel, supernatural ability, coming of age, chosen one, heroic mission, save the world, adventure, destiny, heroes, young heroes, parallel world ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Jewel (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the 1940s a 40-year-old woman with five healthy children gives birth to a girl with Down's syndrome.
Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic
Plot: disability, family relations, family problems, family life, couples, social relations, couple relations, society, small town, small town life, pregnancy, family in crisis ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 60s
Place: mississippi, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Black Velvet Gown (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the 1830's in northern England, Riah Millican, a widow with three children, takes a job as housekeeper to a reclusive former teacher, Percival Miller. Miller makes Riah the gift of a black velvet gown, and even educates her children. But ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: servant, housekeeper, eviction, power relations, family relations, starting over, single parent, society, love and romance, working class, idealism, social differences ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1830s, 1840s
Place: england, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A shipping disaster in the 19th Century has stranded a man and woman in the wilds of Africa. The lady is pregnant, and gives birth to a son in their tree house. Soon after, a family of apes stumble across the house and in the ensuing panic, both ...
Style: touching, harsh, serious, stylized, visually appealing ...
Plot: tarzan, jungle, culture clash, adventure, stranded, orphan, feral man, monkey, animal cruelty, adventurer, survival, justice ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1910s, 1880s, 20th century
Place: africa, england, scotland, united kingdom, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, New Zealand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the 14th century a village seeking escape from the Black Death are guided by a boy's vision to tunnel into an abandoned mine and emerge into 20th century New Zealand.
Style: clever, harsh, emotional, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, tunnel, medieval, adventure, destiny, plague, heroic mission, fish out of water, supernatural ability, rescue, young heroes, follow your dream ...
Time: middle ages, future, 14th century, 20th century, 80s
Place: england, new zealand, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Coast of Skeletons (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former district officer is assigned to work on a team of diamond prospectors, who are busy double crossing each other until they are blown up having found bullion.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: treasure hunt, investigation, private detective, escapades, cons and scams, dishonesty, adventure, crimes, insurance company, prospector, sunken treasure, hidden treasure ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: africa, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Mrs. Ashboro's Cat (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Wes Merritt and his daughter Natalie (14) get more than they bargained for when they buy an old house that was formerly inhabited by the nice old Mrs. Ashboro and her pet cat, Margaret. When strange things start happening in the house, all fingers ...
Style: serious, touching, captivating, psychotronic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: youth, supernatural, mystery, ghost, haunted house, family relations, family, parents and children, disorder, teenage life, starting over, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The 25th Reich (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In 1943, five US soldiers are recruited by the OSS for a time travel mission to save the world from the tyranny of Hitler's 25th Reich.
Style: exciting, humorous, tense, psychotronic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, adventure, time machine, chaos, soldier, military, world war two, killer robot, nazi, military base, ufo, nazi occultism ...
Time: 20th century, future, 1940s, year 1943, year 1944 ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Mirror Boy (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, Nigeria
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The Mirror Boy is a mystical journey through Africa, seen through the eyes of a 12 year old boy, Tijan. After a London street fight, in which a local boy is hurt, Tijan's mother decides to take him back to their roots, to Gambia. On their ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, sincere
Plot: adventure, missing child, self discovery, destiny, parents and children, youth, single parent, family relations, teasing, boy, street fight, coming of age ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Under the Mountain (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teenage twins battle dark forces hidden beneath Auckland's volcanoes.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, adventure, alien, good versus evil, young heroes, save the world, heroes, teenage life, supernatural, siblings relations, supernatural ability, evil alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Edge of the Garden (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Brian lets his girlfriend, decides to change city and way of life. Attracted by the incredible offer, purchase a large house outside keeping a big secret. One day you have the impression of seeing a woman in the garden and can also talk to her ...
Style: sentimental, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: ghost, impossible love, romance, friendship, supernatural, couples, fall in love, countryside, unfulfillment, time travel, cottage, moving ...
Time: 21st century, 60s, contemporary, year 2010, year 1960
Place: maine, usa, new england, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Land That Time Forgot (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: During World War I, a German U-boat sinks a British ship and takes the survivors on board. After it takes a wrong turn, the submarine takes them to the unknown land of Caprona, where they find dinosaurs and neanderthals.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dinosaur, time travel, world war one, ancient mystery, island, adventurer, adventure, submarine, heroic mission, rescue, lost world, survival ...
Time: prehistoric times, 1940s, prehistory, year 1916
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Come Away (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Before Alice went to Wonderland, and before Peter became Pan, they were brother and sister. When their eldest brother dies in a tragic accident, they each seek to save their parents from their downward spirals of despair until finally they are ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, intellectual, fairy tale
Audience: kids
Plot: pretense, puzzle, imagination, adventure, brother, brother sister relationship, fantasizing, children, fantasy world, mischievous children, magic, sister ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Electricity (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman leaves her seaside hometown to search for her long-lost brother, experiencing hallucinations brought on by her epilepsy during her trip.
Style: surreal, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, mind bending ...
Plot: hallucination, epilepsy, family relations, missing person, coastal town, female protagonist, brother, self discovery, coming of age, strong female presence, defiant, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%