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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
Plot: time travel, superhuman powers, estate, ghost, ghost story, world war two, seeing dead people, missing person, family life, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship, loss of father, grandmother grandson relationship, mansion, youth, supernatural, family relations, ghost child, adventure, countryside, destiny, christmas, treasure hunt, winter, slave ...
Time: 1940s, 19th century, 40s, 20th century
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, adventure, youth, family, time travel, escapades and heroes mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like From Time to Time: An Angel for May (2002), The Secret Garden (1993), The Water Horse (2007), The Canterville Ghost (1996), 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: touching, serious, emotional, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, world war two, time machine, orphan, imaginary, hopes, youth, changing the past or future, family, wartime life, 12 year old
Time: 21st century, 1940s, 40s, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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
Plot: childhood, countryside, orphan, old mansion, little girl, friendship, secret, sick child, family, girl, garden, self discovery ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 18th century
Place: india, yorkshire, england, europe, liverpool ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, egg, rescue from drowning, boat, underwater scene ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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
Audience: family outing
Plot: ghost, family relations, haunted house, estate, redemption, friendship, curse, prank, palaces castles and temples, curses spells and rituals, teenage life, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, 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: touching, emotional, serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: ghost, airplane, grief, teenager, frenchman, grandmother, pilot, air disaster, heroes, dealing with death, family, time travel ...
Place: canada, france, newfoundland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: touching, atmospheric, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: christmas, redemption, ghost, holiday, reconciliation, reform, self discovery, miser, family, misfit, supernatural ability, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, future, victorian, 70s ...
Place: england, europe, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: horror for children
Plot: time travel, ghost, curses spells and rituals, uncover truth, afterlife, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, supernatural, imaginary, crimes, mystery, amateur detective ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 1810s, year 1918, 1910s ...
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: exciting, gothic, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: fantasy world, orphan, time travel, imaginary, children, dark fantasy, monster, time loop, beautiful scenery, boarding school, supernatural power, adventure ...
Time: year 1943, 1940s, year 2016
Place: england, wales, florida, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, serious, captivating, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: village, coming of age, world war one, friendship, youth, society, village life, teenager, childhood, military police, countryside, classroom ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: serious, stylized, touching, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: invisibility, family relations, friendship, imaginary kingdom, adventure, friends, secret place, family, young heroes, escapades, imaginary, youth ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ 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: escapades, youth, family relations, boarding school, siblings relations, heroic mission, countryside, boarding school life, child in peril, master and servant, adventure, family ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: humorous, surreal, contemplative, captivating, not serious ...
Plot: missing person, supernatural, odd couple, ghost, partners, society, friendship, secret, countryside, death, family relations, working class ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Capturing Mary (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man ushers an older woman into a dark exploration of her past - back to the time when, as a young girl, she met a stranger who affected her life forever.
Style: sincere, psychological, stylized, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: lifestyle, elderly, introspection, haunted by the past, estate, golden years, social relations, love and romance, memories, society, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 223
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, captivating, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: young heroes, superhuman powers, adventure, wish come true, mischievous children, miraculous event, mentally challenged, hopes, family relations, family, heroes, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ 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: exciting, serious, captivating, entertaining
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: life turned upside down, adventure, adventurer, young heroes, escapades, family in danger, teenage life, missing person, youth, chase, supernatural, secret place ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 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: exciting, light, epic, intense, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural ability, save the world, heroes, time travel, chosen one, adventure, destiny, heroic mission, fight, parallel world, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, psychotronic, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, adventure, time machine, chaos, world war two, killer robot, soldier, military, military base, ufo, nazi, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, future, 1940s, 40s, year 1943 ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: serious, stylized, touching, harsh, realistic ...
Plot: tarzan, adventure, feral man, culture clash, adventurer, orphan, rescue, fish out of water, stranded, shipwreck, wilderness, human spirit ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1910s, 1880s, victorian era
Place: africa, england, scotland, europe, london
⇓ 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, idealism, working class, social differences, family life, single parent, starting over, society, love and romance, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1830s, 1840s
Place: england, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, self discovery, missing child, family relations, destiny, parents and children, youth, single parent, teasing, boy, 12 year old, street fight ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa, london
⇓ 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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: treasure hunt, investigation, escapades, danger, adventure, cons and scams, private detective, crimes, dishonesty, prospector, love triangle, diamonds ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 287
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, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: disability, family relations, family life, family problems, couples, social relations, society, couple relations, babies and infants, youth, small town, small town life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 60s, 1960s
Place: mississippi, california
⇓ 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: exciting, clever, harsh, emotional, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, tunnel, plague, adventure, heroic mission, rescue, young heroes, fish out of water, supernatural ability, follow your dream, danger, destiny ...
Time: 14th century, middle ages, 20th century, 80s
Place: england, new zealand, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating, scary ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, adventure, alien, young heroes, good versus evil, save the world, heroes, teenage life, supernatural, siblings relations, supernatural ability, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.3
 385
Ms. Scrooge (1997)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Television movie updating Charles Dickens' story, "A Christmas Carol." Businesswoman Ebenita Scrooge treats her employees and customers poorly. She has no time for Christmas or the holiday spirit. On Christmas Eve, she is visited by ...
Style: captivating, touching, thought provoking
Audience: family outing
Plot: scrooge, christmas, change of heart, miser, time travel, ghost, one night, christmas movie, regret, boy, santa claus suit, job promotion ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dinosaur, island, time travel, ancient mystery, world war one, adventurer, adventure, danger, ocean, ocean or sea, heroic mission, rescue ...
Time: prehistory, 1940s, year 1916, prehistoric times
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
We Are from the Future (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Four 21st century treasure seekers are transported back into the middle of a WWII battles in Soviet Union...
Style: exciting, serious, rough
Plot: time travel, world war two, imaginary, war, soldier, escapades, survival, courage, friendship, battle zone, adventure, battles ...
Time: contemporary, 1940s, 21st century, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Christmas Carol (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Scrooge is a miserly old businessman in 1840's London. One Christmas Eve he is visited by the ghost of Marley, his dead business partner. Marley foretells that Scrooge will be visited by three spirits, each of whom will attempt to show Scrooge ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, atmospheric, sentimental
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, redemption, regret, miser, holiday, christmas, supernatural, charity, urban, friends, coldhearted, disorder ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, future, 1800s, 1840s ...
Place: turkey, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Proposition (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In early 19th century Wales, Catherine Morgan, a widow with two daughters, must endure the bumpy road to a distant market in order to sell her cattle to save her farm and family.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, captivating, uplifting
Plot: estate, family relations, colonel, cattle, self discovery, survival, farm, sexual content, hopes, love and romance, downfall, human spirit ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wales, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mandie and the Secret Tunnel (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1899, Mandie's life changes when her Cherokee friends help her escape to a mansion that holds the hidden secrets of her past and the key to her future.
Style: entertaining, captivating, sincere, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, adventure, youth, estate, tunnel, family secret, friendship, maid, chase, girl, reunion, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%