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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
Plot: time travel, superhuman powers, ghost, ghost story, estate, family relations, countryside, supernatural, youth, family life, adventure, missing person, destiny, christmas, treasure hunt, winter, slave, house, jealousy, boy, fortune teller, teenage boy, mansion, girl, fire ...
Time: 40s, 19th century, 20th century
Place: england, london

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Most similar movies to From Time to Time

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, atmospheric, clever and light films with plots about family, adventure, time travel, imaginary, youth, family relations and transformation mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like From Time to Time: Restless Spirits (1999), An Angel for May (2002), The Wolves of Willoughby Chase (1989), The Canterville Ghost (1996), The Amazing Mr. Blunden (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, emotional, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: ghost, boy, airplane, girl, grandmother, frenchman, pilot, teenager, grief, adventure, dealing with death, teenage girl ...
Place: canada, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, orphan, family, youth, changing the past or future, wartime life, hopes, imaginary, time machine, world war two, 12 year old
Time: contemporary, 40s, 21st century, 1940s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Belgium
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, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, time travel, adventure, boarding school life, riddles and clues, imaginary, destiny, youth, fantasy world, monster, invisibility, time loop ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: england, wales, europe, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, master and servant, boarding school, young heroes, siblings relations, countryside, boarding school life, family, danger, heroes, nanny, orphan ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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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: captivating, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: ghost, redemption, curse, girl, prank, friendship, haunted house, palaces castles and temples, afterlife, family, curses spells and rituals, estate ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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
Plot: ghost, time travel, mystery, supernatural ability, old mansion, uncover truth, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, danger, supernatural, amateur detective, haunted by the past ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 20th century, year 1918, 1910s ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Secret Garden (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: 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, serious, atmospheric, sentimental, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: orphan, countryside, friendship, garden, girl, secret, childhood, servant, little girl, uncle, self discovery, imagination ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 18th century
Place: india, england, europe, yorkshire, liverpool ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Somewhere in Time (1980)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Young writer, Richard Collier is met on the opening night of his first play by an old lady who begs him to, "Come back to me." Mystified, he tries to find out about her, and learns that she is a famous stage actress from the early 1900s. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, hotel, obsession, playwright, romance, hypnosis, ghost, love triangle, love affair, supernatural, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century, 70s, year 1980 ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: atmospheric, stylized, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: time travel, plague, tunnel, boy, adventure, young heroes, changing the past or future, follow your dream, destiny, family, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century, 20th century
Place: england, new zealand, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: touching, serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: invisibility, young heroes, adventure, friendship, mystery, family, imaginary kingdom, escapades, imaginary, time travel, youth, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, humorous, offbeat, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, solar eclipse, fish out of water, adventure, escapades, royal court, imaginary, disorder, family, intrigue, wooing, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Back to the Secret Garden (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A youngster living in a stately home discovers the magical garden Mary, Colin & Dickon stumbled across years before - but faces a battle with the housekeeper over whether to nurture it.
Style: feel good, serious, sentimental, atmospheric
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, family, young heroes, obsessive quest, adventure, save the day, estate, escapades, youth, friendship, parents and children, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: serious, gloomy, psychological, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: introspection, haunted by the past, lifestyle, estate, unfulfillment, social relations, golden years, elderly, life is a bitch, youth, mansion, party ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 50s, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, scenic, exciting, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, adventure, friendship, sea monster, child protagonist, rescue from drowning, egg, underwater, world war two, boat accident, adaptation, twists & turns ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: epic, stylized, serious, exciting, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, good versus evil, time travel, adventure, supernatural ability, immortality, family, destiny, chosen one, fight, heroic mission, coming of age ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Stargate: Continuum (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ba'al travels back in time and prevents the Stargate program from being started. SG-1 must somehow restore history.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, cerebral, interesting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, space travel, good versus evil, evil alien, changing the past or future, space wars, alien, space and aliens, adventure, spacecraft, alien invasion, race against time ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, 20th century, 1930s, year 1939 ...
Place: egypt, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, atmospheric, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: ghost, redemption, scrooge, christmas, holiday, supernatural, regret, urban, family, friendship, fish out of water, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Black Knight (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, knight, fish out of water, castle, misfit, adventure, king, black people, impostor, imaginary, palaces castles and temples, disorder ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 14th century
Place: england, connecticut, europe, usa, dungeon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Time After Time (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The Wildest Chase Of The Century! London 1893 is home to a killer with a macabre nickname... and also to a visionary genius who would write The Time Machine. But what if H.G. Wells' invention wasn't fiction? And what if Jack the Ripper ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, psychotronic, tense ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, fish out of water, serial killer, adventure, culture clash, romance, museum, jack the ripper, changing the past or future, chases and races, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 70s, victorian, 1890s ...
Place: california, san francisco, london, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: atmospheric, semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, redemption, scrooge, self discovery, ghost, reform, reconciliation, family, supernatural ability, parents and children, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, future, victorian, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, captivating
Plot: coming of age, village, classroom, bicycle, deserter, village life, apple tree, youth, social relations, friendship, wartime life, society ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: investigation, treasure hunt, adventure, private detective, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, danger, escapades, sunken treasure, scuba, ship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Sophie's World (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Norway, Sweden
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Sofie is an ordinary Norwegian girl. One day she recieves a video tape on which a certain Alberto Knox talks directly to her from ancient Greece. They then start to meet at different occasions and throughout the film, Alberto takes Sofie on an ...
Style: serious
Plot: time travel, mysterious character, riddles and clues, teaching the ways of the world, leonardo da vinci, imaginary, youth, robin hood, teenager, computer, philosophy, dog ...
Time: 19th century, ancient history, middle ages, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Scrooge (1970)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The classic Charles Dickens' Christmas ghost tale told in musical form.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, offbeat, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: ghost, christmas, redemption, scrooge, money, miser, supernatural ability, family, time travel, generosity, destiny, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era, future
Place: london, tokyo, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Black Velvet Gown (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
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: housekeeper, servant, nanny, single parent, idealism, social differences, family life, society, family relations, starting over, working class, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1830s, victorian era, 1840s
Place: england, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: serious, emotional, touching
Plot: coming of age, adventure, self discovery, parents and children, destiny, youth, family relations, single parent, missing child, picked on, mirror, 12 year old ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.0
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Secrets & Lies (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A middle-aged London factory worker is shocked when the mixed-race daughter she gave up at birth decides to track her down. At first she denies she is her mother. All family members become emotional, as everyone's secrets are exposed.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, clever, touching ...
Plot: adoption, secret, dysfunctional family, working class, social worker, family secret, jealousy, realism, parents and children, social differences, parent child relationship, reunion ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
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Ruby Red (2013)
Genre: Drama, 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, stylized, sentimental, serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, time travel, supernatural ability, youth, young heroes, love and romance, prophecy, supernatural, imaginary, supernatural romance, time machine, mind control ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: england, europe, germany, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, uplifting
Plot: colonel, cattle, welsh, on the road, love triangle, farm, folk hero, romance, estate, single parent, dealing with death, countryside ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wales, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 2K
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, not serious, humorous, witty, sentimental ...
Plot: countryside, missing person, supernatural, odd couple, supernatural ability, friendship, partners, society, friends, anti heroes, ghost, working class ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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