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Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1983)
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Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1983)
Original name: Али-Баба и 40 разбойников
Genre: Family, Musical
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
Plot: thief, treasure, genie, arabian nights, treasure chest

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, fairy tale and captivating films with plots about family, children, singing, friendship, family relations, thief and love mostly in Family, Musical and Comedy genres. Some movies like Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves: King of the Reindeer (1970), Aladdin (2019), Jimmy, the Boy Wonder (1966), Cirque du Soleil: Dralion (2001), Polly: Comin' Home! (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
King of the Reindeer (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A story of court intrigues, love, and betrayal. A vain king is turned into a stag and only true love can save him
Plot: conspiracy, palace intrigue, hunting, king, singing, jealousy, marriage, fiancee, body swapping
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Aladdin (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A live-action retelling of the 1992 Disney film of the same name.
Style: entertaining, romantic, light, feel good, psychotronic ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: genie, disney, rags to riches, sultan, wish fulfillment, palace, disney princess, arabian nights, treasure, friendship, magic spell, aladdin ...
Time: 18th century
Place: iraq, middle east, saudi arabia, baghdad iraq, arabia
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Radio City Christmas Spectacular (2007)
Genre: Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The Radio City Christmas Spectacular is an annual musical holiday stage show presented at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The show features over 140 performers, lavish sets and costumes and an original musical score. The 90 minute revue ...
Plot: camel, singer, santa claus, choreography, sheet music, musician, snow, confetti, midget, ballet, curtain, ballerina ...
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Jimmy, the Boy Wonder (1966)
Genre: Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: A boy makes a reckless wish, and everybody in the world stops moving. A wizard's daughter tries to help him get the world restarted again.
Plot: part animation, devil, wish fulfillment, stopped time
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Wee Sing: Grandpa's Magical Toys (1988)
Genre: Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Join Peter, Sara, and David on their visit to Grandpa's. When Grandpa leaves the room, the magic begins. The children shrink to toy-size, then meeting Grandpa's Toys. Meet Punchinello, the clown a muffin man, a farmer, some Scottish ...
Plot: child protagonist, brother sister relationship, interracial friendship, miniaturization, grandfather granddaughter relationship, grandfather grandson relationship, magic, toy, brother brother relationship, toy comes to life, toys
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cirque du Soleil: Dralion (2001)
Genre: Family, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Chinese consider the lion a symbol of good luck, so it's a half-dragon, half-lion – a dralion – that is the symbol of the East-meets-West fusion of this performance in which 36 Chinese acrobats join the renowned Canadian troupe. ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: trapeze, circus, juggler, arts and culture, artists and showbiz, juggling, live performance, spectacle, acrobat, music, concert, crown
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Polly: Comin' Home! (1990)
Genre: Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Broadway style songs are used to tell this interesting story of an ingenious orphan who gets involved in matchmaking and striving for inter-racial understanding in 1956 Alabama.
Plot: female director, orphan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dr. Seuss' The Grinch Musical (2020)
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Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A musical version of the classic story of the mean spirited Grinch who plots to steal Chirstmas from Whoville
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Story: Shaquille O'Neal as a rapping genie protects a little boy.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, feel good, inspirational, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: genie, mischievous children, family, wish come true, young heroes, friendship, youth, supernatural ability, rivalry, misfit, partners, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Oh How It Hurts 66 (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A fantasy story based on Kornei Chukovsky classics about a brave doctor Aybolit and his adventures on the land and on the sea.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, entertaining, captivating
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: doctor, veterinarian, bandit, surrealism, friendship, adventure, dishonesty, chase, parents and children, hopes
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Through Fire, Water and... Brass Pipes (1968)
Genre: Family, Musical, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 86 min.
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Audience: kids, family outing
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Mary Poppins, Goodbye (1984)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A family hires a babysitter who seems to possess magical powers.
Style: twists and turns, unusual plot structure, sincere, psychological, captivating
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Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Super Colosso (1995)
Genre: Family
Country: Brazil
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Movie version of Brazillian children's television series TV Colosso.
Plot: puppet, car race, contest, statue, sculptor, dog, trophy, party, theft, thief, automobile racing
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Oliver! (1968)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist, a classic tale of an orphan who runs away from the workhouse and joins up with a group of boys headed by the Artful Dodger and trained to be pickpockets by master thief Fagin.
Style: sentimental, uplifting, captivating, realistic, serious ...
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Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1830s
Place: london, england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Emperor's New Clothes (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Israel, USA
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Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
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Time: 18th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Soviet Union
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Soviet Union
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Family
Country: Soviet Union
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Country: Soviet Union
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