Movies like Adventures in Dinosaur City

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Adventures in Dinosaur City (1991)
 4.7
 923
Adventures in Dinosaur City (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A scientist's kids are sucked into a TV screen and wind up in the Stone Age with cavemen and dinosaurs.
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, offbeat, stylized, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: teleportation, teenager, animals, dinosaur, train, kidnapping, puppet, animal, teen angst, teenage life, adventure, time travel, space and aliens, youth, family, heroes, misfit, computers and web, danger, animal life, imaginary, escapades, disorder, scientist, computer ...
Time: stone age, prehistory

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Most similar movies to Adventures in Dinosaur City

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, exciting and feel good films with plots about family, escapades, adventure, heroes, danger, imaginary and youth mostly in Family, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Adventures in Dinosaur City: Prehysteria! (1993), Veritas, Prince of Truth (2007), Five Children and It (2004), T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (1998), Magic Island (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Prehysteria! (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young boy and his family embark on a series of adventures when the boy finds some mysterious eggs which hatch to reveal a brood of baby dinosaurs.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, feel good, surprise ending ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: single parent, family relations, family, escapades, danger, misfit, adventure, youth, heroes, teenage life, family life, disorder ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Veritas, Prince of Truth (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Kern has to fight an evil menace that could destroy the earth when Veritas, his favorite comic book hero, comes to life and seeks his help.
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, self discovery, escapades, rivalry, family, danger, battles, injustice, legends and myths, superhero, friendship, supernatural ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Adventures of a Teenage Dragonslayer (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Arthur unwittingly discovers the secret to stopping an evil dragon who threatens to destroy all civilization.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, light
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dragon, teenage life, imaginary, young heroes, adventure, heroes, escapades, danger, misfit, friends, school, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Five Children and It (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Psammead is 'It', an ancient, irritable, ugly sand fairy, which five children find one day in a gravel pit. As a reward for finding him, It grants the children one wish a day, the results of which will last until sunset.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: wish fulfillment, adventure, heroes, young heroes, mischievous children, youth, disorder, fish out of water, rivalry, danger, supernatural, parents and children ...
Time: year 1917, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Ally Hayden is a teenager who shares her father's interest in dinosaurs and archaeology. When he brings a mysterious fossil back from a dig, she is convinced it's the egg of a Tyrannosaurus Rex. After accidentally knocking the egg to the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, rescue, escapades, imaginary, obsessive quest, young heroes, ancient mystery, danger, dangerous animal, unlikely partners, youth ...
Time: prehistory, 90s, future, 80s
Place: canada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.0
 547
Magic Island (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jack Carlisle is a disillusioned 13-year old boy. His mother is always away at work since his father left. He decides to run away, as his mom won't miss him. As he is ready to leave, his nanny, convinces him to read this 'magic book'. ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, offbeat, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mermaid, island, nanny, pirate, treasure map, imaginary, heroes, adventurer, adventure, danger, young heroes, family ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: exciting, offbeat, stylized, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: halloween, warlock, female director, witch, magic, hereditary gift of witchcraft, heroes, family, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.2
 330
Arthur's Quest (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: To escape the clutches of the evil warrior and sorceress Morgana, Merlin transports young King Arthur into modern day America. When Merlin comes back ten years later to retrieve him, he finds a hip 15 year-old Arthur who does not believe Merlin, nor ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, king arthur, legends and myths, adventure, supernatural, folk hero, teenage life, sent to the future, wizards and magicians, changing the past or future, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 5.5
 483
Dragonworld (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Young John McGowan travels to Scotland to live at his grandfather's castle after he loses his parents in a traffic accident. At the wishing tree he conjures up a dragon friend, Yowler. They grow up together, and one day documentary film maker ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, offbeat, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: theme park, castle, amusement park, dragon, anti heroes, imaginary, heroes, animal life, friends, anti hero, miraculous event, friendship ...
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Legend of Galgameth (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Romania, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The kingdom of Donnegold is being subverted from within, and young prince Davin must defend against the traitors with the help of a legendary, metal-eating dragon called Galgameth.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: love and romance, escapades, youth, family, betrayal, family relations, friends, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, true love, cinderella story, teenage life ...
Time: middle ages
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Return to Nim's Island (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fourteen year old Nim, more determined than ever to protect her island and all the wildlife that call it home, faces off against resort developers and animal poachers. Soon she realizes she can’t depend on her animal cohorts alone and must make ...
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, sincere, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: island, danger, animal rescue, adventure, teenage life, family relations, environmentalism, animal life, escapades, save the day, friendship, poacher ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Land of the Lost (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Rick Marshall and his children Will and Holly were on a weekend expedition rafting trough a river when an enormous earthquake diverts them to an eclectic alien world inhabited by dinosaurs, chimpanzee-like cavemen called Pakuni, and aggressive, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dinosaur, time travel, fish out of water, parallel world, getting home, adventurer, danger, anti hero, expedition, disorder, imaginary, dangerous animal ...
Time: prehistory, 70s, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.1
 258
Kids World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: What would you wish for if you were eleven and could have anything in the world? Your parents don't understand you. Your teenage brother is constantly getting you in trouble...for things he did! You're in love with the twelve-year-old girl ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, suspense
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, child as adult, friendship, experiment gone awry, adventure, mischievous children, young heroes, disorder, danger, rescue, best friends, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.9
 80
A Dog's Tale (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anything is possible when the Professor tells Tim about a supernova that grants wishes. Unfortunately, when Tim's wish doesn't go as planned, he finds himself in a dog's body!
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, mischievous children, wish come true, escapades, heroes, treasure hunt, animal life, child as adult, daring rescue, hopes, family life, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.7
 948
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, family, youth, show tunes, puppets, disorder, friends, imaginary kingdom, danger, young heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.3
 11K
Santa Claus (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The first half of this film, set hundreds of years ago, shows how the old man who eventually became Santa Claus was given immortality and chosen to deliver toys to all the children of the world. The second half moves into the modern era, in which ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting, touching ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, santa claus, family, adventure, holiday, mad scientist, danger, escapades, rescue, disorder, heroes, village ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Search for the Jewel of Polaris: Mysterious Museum (1999)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Romania, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While visiting a museum, two siblings Ben and Kim a fierce electrical storm creates a passage between the real world and worlds within the paintings. They are magically whisked through time to the 1600's and find they must square off against a ...
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: time travel, lightning, jewel, jewelry, painting, space and aliens, escapades, family, village, village life, siblings relations, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Kermit's Swamp Years (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: At 12 years old, Kermit the Frog and best friends Goggles and Croaker travel outside their homes in the swamps of the Deep South to do something extraordinary with their lives.
Style: exciting, not serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: swamp, family, escapades, friendship, rescue, danger, best friends, confined, young heroes, heroes, dissection, friends who live together ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Santa Buddies (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Puppy Paws (the fun-loving son of Santa Paws) gets bored, he finds Budderball on Santa's naughty list and figures he's just the dog to show him how to be an ordinary pup. When the magical Christmas Icicle starts to melt however, and ...
Style: feel good, sweet, light, fairy tale, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, adventure, save the day, pets, hopes, holiday, dog, santa claus, christmas movie, owner dog relationship, christmas present, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Jack and the Beanstalk (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A fairy tale character who is about to flunk out of fairy tale school, Jack must perform a heroic deed by Monday or fail miserably, just like his father before him. Anxious to make good, Jack sells his C.O.W. (Computer of Wonder) for a handful of ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, giant, young heroes, legends and myths, danger, youth, escapades, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, family, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Return from Witch Mountain (1978)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this sequal to "Escape From Witch Mountain," Tia and Tony leave their safe refuge on witch mountain for a trip to Los Angeles. Tony is kidnapped by the evil Dr. Gannon and his spinster partner Letha and brainwashed into helping Gannon ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, psychotronic, sweet ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: mad scientist, kidnapping, gang, supernatural, family, nuclear holocaust, adventure, disorder, mountain, supernatural ability, space and aliens, good versus evil ...
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Mystery Monsters (1997)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Tommy has just joined the cast of the top-rated kids' show, "Captain Mike's Mystery Monsters," and is anxious to find out just how the special effects crew gets the monsters to work. Imagine his surprise when he discovers ...
Style: semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, space and aliens, escapades, heroes, rivalry, puppet, disorder, puppets, profanity, superhuman powers, adventure, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.5
 1K
Dinotopia (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Frank Scott, a wealthy American, crashes his plane into the Caribbean. His two teenaged sons, Karl and David, survive, only to find themselves castaways on Dinotopia. Karl and David are constantly at odds, even as they struggle to adjust to life in ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, danger, utopia, survival, escapades, siblings relations, misfit, heroes, island, love interest, animal life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Nutcracker (1993)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve, a little girl named Marie falls asleep and dreams herself into a fantastic world in which her toys become larger than life. She meets up with the Nutcracker Prince who takes her on a journey to his kingdom and defends her from the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, stylized, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ballet, young heroes, rescue, family, danger, family relations, disorder, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, escapades, christmas movie, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Dr. Dolittle 3 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lisa Dolittle sends her daughter to 'Durango', a Dude Ranch, to find herself. While there, she uses her talent to talk to the animals in order to save Durango from being taken over by a neighboring Ranch.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: animal life, animals, animal, family life, family relations, friends, family, pets, ranch, misfit, youth, odd couple ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set in the mythical world of Rhymeland, Gorden Goose returns home to discover that his mom has mysteriously vanished. Now the characters of Rhymeland are in danger of disappearing unless Mother Goose returns.
Style: feel good, humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: kidnapping, family, friends, danger, escapades, imaginary kingdom, missing person, r&b, parents and children, disco, legends and myths, mystery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.3
 692
Level Up (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Four very different high school teenagers battle trolls, ghouls and a dark leader of them named Maldark in a video game that goes haywire and releases the battle into the real world (IMDb.com).
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, captivating, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: good versus evil, save the world, adventure, rivalry, youth, danger, parallel world, video game, friendship, supernatural, battles, humanity in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.1
 340
Durango Kids (1999)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two of the town's youngest private detectives, Tim and his younger brother Nick, have the biggest case of their lives on their hands. A mysterious litle man leaves a suspicious package for the brothers to guard with their lives when, ...
Style: feel good, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: time travel, old west, rivalry, youth, heroes, mischievous children, escapades, family, rescue, criminal heroes, misfit, family life ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Gnome-Mobile (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric millionaire and his grandchildren are embroiled in the plights of some forest gnomes who are searching for the rest of their tribe. While helping them, the millionaire is suspected of being crazy because he's seeing gnomes! ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: car chase, kidnapping, mental institution, family, adventure, chase, magic, good versus evil, child in peril, show tunes, animal life, disorder ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Tommy Tricker and the Stamp Traveller (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the joker Tommy Tricker plays some practical jokes on some of his friends, his best friend Ralph, a stamp collector, discovers the secret of "stamp travel" to make him travel around the world on a stamp to bring back the mysterious ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friends, family relations, miniaturization, part animation, parallel world, heroes, escapades, adventure, danger, youth, mischievous children, wish come true ...
Place: australia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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