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From Time to Time (2009)
 6.7
 4K
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, ghost, estate, ghost story, missing person, family life, brother sister relationship, ghost child, loss of father, grandmother grandson relationship, seeing dead people, husband wife relationship, mansion, youth, supernatural, family relations, countryside, adventure, destiny, christmas, treasure hunt, winter, slave, house ...
Time: 40s, 19th century, 20th century, 1940s
Place: england, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, touching, atmospheric and exciting films with plots about family, family relations, adventure, youth, destiny, supernatural and ghost mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like From Time to Time: An Angel for May (2002), Restless Spirits (1999), The Canterville Ghost (1996), The Amazing Mr. Blunden (1972), The Secret Garden (1993). 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: emotional, serious, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, orphan, time machine, youth, family, changing the past or future, imaginary, hopes, wartime life, 12 year old, world war two
Time: contemporary, 40s, 21st century, 1940s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: ghost, airplane, boy, girl, grandmother, pilot, frenchman, teenager, grief, family, time travel, friends ...
Place: canada, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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: time travel, orphan, adventure, boarding school life, riddles and clues, fantasy world, imaginary, youth, destiny, time loop, monster, invisibility ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: england, wales, europe, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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, afterlife, haunted house, friendship, prank, girl, curse, palaces castles and temples, supernatural, family relations, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: time travel, ghost, curses spells and rituals, mystery, life is a bitch, crimes, imaginary, uncover truth, supernatural ability, supernatural, amateur detective, haunted by the past ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 1910s, year 1918, 20th century ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, sentimental, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: orphan, childhood, countryside, friendship, paralysis, self discovery, maid, reconciliation, uncle, garden, little girl, secret ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 18th century
Place: india, england, europe, yorkshire, liverpool ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, kids and family, adaptation ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ 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, exciting, serious, stylized
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: invisibility, youth, family relations, escapades, secret place, ghost, friendship, adventure, family, young heroes, imaginary kingdom, friends ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: family, boarding school life, siblings relations, heroes, danger, youth, boarding school, rescue, orphan, escapades, adventure, countryside ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, time travel, adventure, heroes, destiny, save the world, heroic mission, fight, rivalry, hopes, imaginary, supernatural ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, touching, captivating, realistic
Plot: coming of age, village, classroom, deserter, bicycle, youth, friends, social relations, friendship, society, village life, wartime life ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 20s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Qissa: The Tale of a Lonely Ghost (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Germany, India, Netherlands, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Set in post-colonial India, Qissa tells the story of Umber Singh, a Sikh who is forced to flee his village due to ethnic cleansing at the time of partition in 1947. Umber decides to fight fate and builds a new home for his family. When Umber marries ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, atmospheric
Plot: ghost, punjab, gender, family relations, favoritism among siblings, obsession, society, human nature, parents and children, disorder, dishonesty, family life ...
Time: 40s, 50s, 20th century, year 1947
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: touching, sentimental, atmospheric, serious, stylized ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, hotel, obsession, ghost, love triangle, hypnosis, playwright, romance, supernatural, fall in love, love affair, frame up ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century, 70s, year 1980 ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, exciting, serious, meditative ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: time travel, tunnel, plague, boy, adventure, destiny, heroic mission, family, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, getting home, follow your dream ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century, 20th century
Place: england, new zealand, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, redemption, holiday, reform, reconciliation, self discovery, scrooge, ghost, family, hopes, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century, future, victorian, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: realistic, psychological, gloomy, serious, sincere ...
Plot: elderly, estate, introspection, lifestyle, haunted by the past, golden years, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, youth, social relations, party, flashback ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 50s, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.9
 196
Superbror (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Denmark
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, offbeat, captivating, uplifting, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: social misfits, miraculous event, adventure, mischievous children, family relations, imaginary, kids in trouble, youth, heroes, disorder, mentally challenged, superhuman powers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.2
 6K
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, supernatural romance, prophecy, time machine, supernatural, imaginary, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: england, europe, germany, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 6.2
 447
The Whale (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dramatic retelling of the fateful last voyage of the Nantucket whaleship Essex. When the Essex is attacked and sunk by a sperm whale in November 1820, her crew take to three fragile whalers. Alone in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, the men must ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, captivating, exciting
Plot: adventure, dangerous animal, escapades, forces of nature, coming of age, danger, youth, survival, rivalry, ocean or sea, ship, orphan ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, sentimental, atmospheric, serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: orphan, adventure, imaginary kingdom, save the day, hopes, parents and children, youth, obsessive quest, heroes, friendship, destiny, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, cons and scams, escapades, crimes, private detective, danger, dishonesty, sunken treasure, scuba, ship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, offbeat, sentimental, not serious, humorous ...
Plot: countryside, missing person, supernatural, partners, supernatural ability, heroes, friends, odd couple, society, working class, ghost, anti heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.5
 116K
Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds… and ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric, twist ending, scary ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, estate, supernatural, murder, greed, incest, love, dark fantasy, ghosts, betrayal, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 8.0
 33K
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, touching, clever, serious ...
Plot: adoption, secret, dysfunctional family, jealousy, social worker, family secret, working class, funeral, loneliness, society, factory worker, reconciliation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 2K
Time Changer (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The year is 1890 and Bible professor Russell Carlisle has written a new manuscript entitled "The Changing Times". His colleague, Dr. Norris Anderson, believes that what Carlisle has written could greatly affect the future of coming ...
Style: serious, christian film, psychological, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, religions or cults, society, future dystopia, christianity, ethics, professor, bible, morality, fish out of water, preaching ...
Time: future, victorian england, 1890s, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, serious, realistic, uplifting, captivating
Plot: welsh, colonel, cattle, hopes, adventure, countryside, self discovery, single parent, farm, dealing with death, family relations, romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wales, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: feel good, sentimental, atmospheric, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, redemption, regret, scrooge, christmas, holiday, supernatural, friendship, misfit, urban, fish out of water, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, serious, emotional
Plot: youth, single parent, self discovery, missing child, coming of age, destiny, adventure, picked on, family relations, parents and children, 12 year old, street fight ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.5
 8K
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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, redemption, christmas, generosity, time travel, scrooge, money, miser, supernatural ability, family, destiny, road not taken ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era, future
Place: london, tokyo, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Usual Children (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The night before Christmas, dad has to stop his two excited children from fighting. But Scoop hates his sister Hela and wishes her dead. Everything they say and do comes true in an unreal parallel world. Hela decides to become a Ghost and haunt ...
Style: humorous, serious, feel good, touching, offbeat
Plot: ghost, soldier, family relations, teaching the ways of the world, siblings relations, parents and children, adventure, brother sister relationship, surrealism, christmas eve, father daughter relationship, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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