Movies like Into the Woods

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Into the Woods (2014)
 5.9
 133K
Into the Woods (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In a woods filled with magic and fairy tale characters, a baker and his wife set out to end the curse put on them by their neighbor, a spiteful witch.
Style: fairy tale, stylized, melancholic, talky, lyrical, clever, semi serious, visually appealing, whimsical, weird ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, in the woods, witch, wizards and magicians, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, cinderella, prince, lost in the woods, moral ambiguity, redemption, curse, vengeance, witches, danger, couples, show tunes, broadway, stepsister stepsister relationship, family, escapades, couple relations, giant, princess ...
Place: new jersey

Most similar movies to Into the Woods

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, fairy tale, exciting and stylized films with plots about imaginary, family, adventure, escapades, imaginary kingdom, danger and curses spells and rituals mostly in Fantasy, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Into the Woods: Maleficent (2014), Descendants (2015), Mirror Mirror (2012), Hansel & Gretel (2002), Ella Enchanted (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
 346K
Maleficent (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The untold story of Disney's most iconic villain from the 1959 classic 'Sleeping Beauty'. A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading ...
Style: fairy tale, captivating, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Plot: fairy, magical, witch, fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, dark fantasy, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, disney, princess, imaginary, queen ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe, france, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.4
 16K
Descendants (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A present-day idyllic kingdom where the benevolent teenage son of King Adam and Queen Belle offers a chance of redemption for the troublemaking offspring of Disney's classic villains: Cruella De Vil (Carlos), Maleficent (Mal), the Evil Queen ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night ...
Plot: happy ending, good versus evil, disney, teenage protagonist, witch, high school, villain, imaginary, adventure, danger, fairy godmother, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.6
 84K
Mirror Mirror (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After she spends all her money, an evil enchantress queen schemes to marry a handsome, wealthy prince. There's just one problem - he's in love with a beautiful princess, Snow White. Now, joined by seven rebellious dwarves, Snow White ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, twists and turns, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, date night, preschoolers, girls' night, teens
Plot: evil queen, snow white, prince, imaginary kingdom, adventure, imaginary, save the day, fall in love, beast, danger, financial problem, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Hansel & Gretel (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Hansel and Gretel is a 2002 film adaptation of the Brothers Grimm children's story. It stars Jacob Smith and Taylor Momsen as the eponymous characters. It includes the Sandman, played by Howie Mandel and Sinbad as a raven.
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: witch, forest, adventurer, good versus evil, adventure, young heroes, supernatural, danger, escapades, siblings relations, curses spells and rituals, parallel world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 62K
Ella Enchanted (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ella lives in a magical world in which each child, at the moment of their birth, is given a virtuous "gift" from a fairy godmother. Ella's so-called gift, however, is obedience. This birthright proves itself to be quite the curse once ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, sentimental, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: fairy, cinderella story, magic, true love, wizards and magicians, fall in love, prince, imaginary kingdom, adventure, imaginary, love and romance, elf ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young girl is transported into a magical world of gingerbread soldiers and an army of mice.
Style: fairy tale, light, stylized, exciting, entertaining
Plot: christmas, disney, magic, imaginary kingdom, female villain, female protagonist, princess, fantasy world, life turned upside down, hopes, strong female character, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story of an ancient war that is reignited when a young farmhand unwittingly opens a gateway between our world and a fearsome race of giants. Unleashed on the Earth for the first time in centuries, the giants strive to reclaim the land they once ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, stylized, captivating, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: giant, imaginary kingdom, adventure, legends and myths, youth, curses spells and rituals, save the princess, heroic mission, princess, magic, family, imaginary ...
Time: 18th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: This time around Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, along with their pesky cousin Eustace Scrubb find themselves swallowed into a painting and on to a fantastic Narnian ship headed for the very edges of the world.
Style: visually appealing, captivating, serious, exciting, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, obsessive quest, prince, dragon, wizards, family, good versus evil, king, adventure, ship, fantasy world ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 4K
Twitches Too (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Reunited witch twins Camryn and Alex adjust to their new life as supernatural beings while at the same time trying to maintain a normal existence in this sequel to the magical Disney Channel original movie Twitches. But they soon find themselves ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: witch, good versus evil, hereditary gift of witchcraft, adventure, superhuman powers, wizards and magicians, supernatural, heroes, family, youth, escapades, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 127 min.
Story: After the Evil Queen marries the King, she performs a violent coup in which the King is murdered and his daughter, Snow White, is taken captive. Almost a decade later, a grown Snow White is still in the clutches of the Queen. In order to obtain ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, serious, stylized, epic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, magic, dark fantasy, evil queen, snow white, princess, witch, adventure, queen, sorceress, deception, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Russo family and friends are headed to Tuscany, Italy, to meet their long lost relatives... but when Alex tries to prove she's more than a seemingly carefree young Wizard, she inadvertently conjures a spell that creates a Good Alex and an ...
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, stylized, captivating
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: wizards and magicians, good versus evil, supernatural ability, young heroes, save the world, family reunited, youth, siblings relations, curses spells and rituals, escapades, save the day, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 351
Three Brothers (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Czech Republic, Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three brothers leave their home to see the world. During their journey, young men as by miracle enter into famous fairy tales (Little Riding Hood, Sleeping Beauty, Twelve Months) and face traps, unexpected moments and even love in a story full of ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: princess, witch, stepmother, adventure, heroes, young heroes, good versus evil, heroic mission, youth, escapades, imaginary, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Halloweentown II: Kalabar's Revenge (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The Cromwell clan live in the real world, except for their grandmother who lives in Halloweentown, a place where monsters go to escape reality. But now the son of the Cromwells' old enemy Kalabar has a plan to use the grandmother's book to ...
Style: stylized, exciting, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: hereditary gift of witchcraft, warlock, witch, magic, halloween, heroes, adventure, friends, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Powerful magic cast by Alex spells trouble for the Russo's. The kids must go on an adventure to save their family and their existence.
Style: feel good, stylized, humorous, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, magic, hereditary gift of witchcraft, teenage life, supernatural ability, island, family vacation, sibling rivalry, memory loss, parents and children, family, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Snow White: The Fairest of Them All (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Snow White's mother dies during childbirth, leaving baby Snow and father John for dead on an icy field, who then receives a visit from one of Satan's representatives, granting him three wishes.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: snow white, adventure, imaginary kingdom, evil witch, good versus evil, imaginary, leadership, romance, danger, heroic mission, parents and children, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 707
Babin (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As scripted by Quebecois raconteur Fred Pellerin and directed by Luc Picard, this offbeat fantasy comedy details the adventures of Babine (Vincent Guillaume Otis), the son of a witch and a village pariah, as he ventures forth into the world and ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, exciting, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: village, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, clergy, danger, family, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, rivalry, save the day, witch ...
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
 7K
Cinderella (1997)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Updated version of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical of the classic fairy-tale, with an all-star, multi-racial cast.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, semi serious, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, teens, date night, kids ...
Plot: cinderella story, cinderella, true love, couples, family, romance, master and servant, imaginary, love and romance, artists and showbiz, hopes, family relations ...
Time: 18th century, 1930s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Oscar Diggs, a small-time circus illusionist and con-artist, is whisked from Kansas to the Land of Oz where the inhabitants assume he's the great wizard of prophecy, there to save Oz from the clutches of evil.
Style: fairy tale, light, colourful, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, circus, good versus evil, adventure, magic trick, wizards, wizards and magicians, magic, prophecy, illusion, escapades ...
Time: 1900s
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Sleeping Beauty (1987)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Feature-length, live-action musical version of the classic fairy tale by Charles Perrault.
Style: fairy tale, stylized, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, date night, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: queen, king, princess, magic, curse, sleeping, fairy, curses spells and rituals, family relations, romance, youth, family ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Grimm's Snow White (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the King is killed by ferocious reptile beasts, his Queen takes control of the kingdom. She tries to kill her beautiful stepdaughter SNOW, but she escapes into the enchanted forest...
Style: semi serious, exciting, fairy tale, romantic, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: snow white, cinderella story, imaginary kingdom, sword fight, imaginary, rescue, woman in danger, danger, escapades, adventure, family, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Hansel and Gretel (1987)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Hansel and Gretel tells the tale of two young children driven from home by their scolding mother. Losing their way in the dark forest they stumble upon the cottage of a kindly old woman. But is this kindly old woman everything she seems...?
Style: fairy tale, humorous, stylized, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: curses spells and rituals, youth, adventure, siblings relations, wizards and magicians, danger, escapades, evil witch, in the woods, parents and children, child in peril, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
Snow White and the Three Stooges (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Once upon a time, in the kingdom of Fortunia, a noble king and his lovely young queen lack but one blessing to make their joy complete. The queen gives birth to a daughter named Snow White, but dies soon after. The king mourns her, but in time, he ...
Style: feel good, offbeat, humorous, not serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: farce, horse riding, curses spells and rituals, chaos and mayhem, imaginary kingdom, oldies, rivalry, love and romance, escapades, danger, buddies, state affairs ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Once Upon a Mattress (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Story: Queen Aggravain has ruled that none may marry until her son, Prince Dauntless marries. However, she has managed to sabotage every princess that come along. When Sir Harry and Lady Larken learn that they are going to be parents, wed or not, he goes ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, captivating, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, date night, girls' night
Plot: true love, imaginary kingdom, love and romance, romance, couples, family relations, parents and children, wooing, royal family, prince, princess, marriage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 7.0
 4K
Donkey Skin (1970)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A fairy godmother helps a princess disguise herself so she won't have to marry her father.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, surreal, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: cinderella story, imaginary kingdom, wedding, fall in love, prince, king, donkey, ring, fairy godmother, surrealism, cake, princess ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 60K
Legend (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in a timeless mythical forest inhabited by fairies, goblins, unicorns and mortals, this fantastic story follows a mystical forest dweller, chosen by fate, to undertake a heroic quest. He must save the beautiful Princess Lily and defeat the ...
Style: fairy tale, gothic, stylized, serious, epic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sorcerer, imaginary kingdom, devil, warrior, magic, elf, good versus evil, rescue, heroes, adventure, fictional war, princess ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 22K
Mirrormask (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In a fantasy world of opposing kingdoms, a 15-year old girl must find the fabled MirrorMask in order to save the kingdom and get home
Style: atmospheric, stylized, exciting, light, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, date night, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, alternate reality, save the kingdom, imaginary, heroes, heroic mission, change of heart, magic, coming of age, fantasy world, circus ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Peter Pan Live! (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Following in the footsteps of the phenomenally successful The Sound of Music LIVE! - which drew over 18 million viewers - comes this musical masterpiece that tells the beloved story of Peter Pan, the mischievous little boy who ran away to Neverland. ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, exciting, fairy tale, captivating
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: pirate, adventurer, young heroes, mischievous children, good versus evil, heroes, friendship, disorder, imaginary, escapades, danger, adolescence vs adulthood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 978
Pufnstuf (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jimmy (Jack Wild) ventures to Living Island with his magical, talking flute, Freddy. Once there, he befriends many of the island's inhabitants, but the evil Witchiepoo (Billie Hayes) is determined to steal Freddy the flute away from the boy to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: puppet, magic, witch, heroes, imaginary, show tunes, friends, puppets, disorder, imaginary kingdom, getting home, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, scary ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: fairy, fantasy world, magical creature, adventure, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, siblings relations, family relations, magical, goblin, twins, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.5
 97K
Your Highness (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A fantasy movie about an arrogant, lazy prince and his more heroic brother who must complete a quest in order to save their father's kingdom.
Style: not serious, humorous, absurd, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wizards, dragon, save the princess, farce, giant, knight, kidnapping, partners, escapades, daring rescue, family relations, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%