Movies like Jack and the Beanstalk

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Jack and the Beanstalk (2009)
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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 magic beans and a mysterious book that records his adventures as he's having them. Accompanied by his sidekick Grayson -- a goose who ate a bean and underwent an amazing transformation -- Jack climbs the magic beanstalk to recover the fabled Harp of Destiny from the evil Giant who lives in the sky. Helping Jack on his perilous quest is the spunky Jillian, a fearless young girl whom Jack meets on his journey -- and who just may have a hidden agenda...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, giant, young heroes, youth, legends and myths, danger, escapades, family, friends, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, disorder, magic, adventure hero, journey, goose, transformation, heroes, sky, harp, imaginary, rivalry, failed attempt, talking animals ...

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Most similar movies to Jack and the Beanstalk

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, feel good and exciting films with plots about family, adventure, escapades, youth, imaginary, young heroes and danger mostly in Fantasy, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Jack and the Beanstalk: The Nutcracker (1993), Jack the Giant Slayer (2013), Kids World (2001), Peter Pan Live! (2014), Pufnstuf (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
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Story: Jack Robinson is a wealthy business man with no time for anything but work. However, a family curse is looming over him - no man in the Robinson line ever lives past the age of thirty. With his upcoming birthday appears the remains of literally ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, imaginary, magic, adventure, mysterious character, dragon, heroes, legends and myths, adventurer, fairy, miniature person, midget ...
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100%
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, danger, family, young heroes, rescue, family relations, disorder, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, escapades, christmas movie, rivalry ...
⇓ 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 ⇓
100%
 5.2
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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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, suspense
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, mischievous children, young heroes, friendship, teenage life, experiment gone awry, child as adult, best friends, youth, disorder, family life, wish come true ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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 ⇓
41%
The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: It's Schluufy's birthday, and the Oogieloves (Goobie, Zoozie and Toofie), along with their friends J. Edgar, Windy Window and Ruffy, are organizing a party. (Shh! It's a secret.) Everything is going along just perfectly until J. Edgar ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, twists and turns, light ...
Audience: family outing, toddlers, kids
Plot: escapades, friends, young heroes, friendship, disorder, youth, family, puppet, balloon, birthday, adventure hero, target ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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 ⇓
41%
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Beanstalk (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A young boy finds a crate of green beans. When they're planted, they grow a beanstalk to the clouds, where a castle of giants are habited.
Style: fairy tale, exciting, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: small town, giant, mischievous children, young heroes, danger, save the day, chases and races, family, escapades, heroes, youth, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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 ⇓
39%
 5.9
 392
The Snow Queen (2005)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 56 min.
Story: When Gerda befriends penniless Kay their growing friendship is cut short as one cold winter night a fragment of glass pierces Kay's eye, turning his heart cold. Enchanted by the Snow Queen he is swept away on her chariot over the glittering ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, captivating, sincere
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: young heroes, imaginary kingdom, adventure, heroic mission, good versus evil, rescue, daring rescue, escapades, rivalry, youth, danger, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 83
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, semi serious, humorous, touching, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: mischievous children, adventure, wish come true, escapades, heroes, treasure hunt, danger, family life, hopes, daring rescue, child as adult, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Mystical Adventures of Billy Owens (2008)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When Billy turns 11 on November 11 he realises he is no ordinary boy.
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: legends and myths, danger, adventure, imaginary, good versus evil, heroes, youth, family, young heroes, wizards and magicians, birthday, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Kids of the Round Table (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in modern times, Alex finds King Arthur's sword Excalibur and must prove himself worthy of it.
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, time travel, adventure, heroic mission, mischievous children, escapades, battles, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, magic, boy hero ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Magic Silver II (2011)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Norway
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's the harshest winter in memory, and the gnomes' very existence is in danger. Eager to help, Queen Fjellrose betrays one of their strictest rules and goes out looking for the Blue Horn, a magical instrument that can alter the weather.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, semi serious, light
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, danger, imaginary, heroes, adventure, escapades, family, youth, young heroes, save the kingdom, prophecy, dwarf ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Peter Pan (2000)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Broadway musical adaptation of the fabled children's story.
Style: semi serious, captivating, exciting, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, young heroes, adventurer, heroes, good versus evil, adventure, adolescence vs adulthood, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, escapades, youth, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, rivalry, danger, supernatural, parents and children, fish out of water ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Lilly the Witch The Dragon and the Magic Book (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Italy, Austria
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Lilly was a normal girl with a healthy sense of adventure. That is, until she finds a magical book, complete with a funny little dragon, "Hector". With the help of her new friend and the book, Lilly has the ability to time-travel and truly ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: witch, family, imaginary, adventure, good versus evil, teaching the ways of the world, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, youth, save the day, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
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Halloweentown (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: On her 13th birthday, Marnie learns she's a witch, discovers a secret portal, and is transported to Halloweentown — a magical place where ghosts and ghouls, witches and werewolves live apart from the human world. But she soon finds herself ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, melancholic, tense, captivating ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: halloween, magic, witch, good versus evil, save the day, supernatural ability, rescue, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, disorder, parallel world, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Pinocchio (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Roberto Benigni adapts the classic children's tale by Carlo Collodi for the big-budget family-oriented comedy Pinocchio.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, adventurer, obsessive quest, fish out of water, rescue, misfit, escapades, danger, young heroes, disorder, friendship, parents and children ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Isle Of Man, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mr. Conductor's supply of magic gold dust, which allows him to travel between Shining Time and Thomas's island, is critically low. Unfortunately, he doesn't know how to get more. Meanwhile, Thomas is fending off attacks by the nasty ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, whimsical, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: train, friendship, rescue, family, adventure, family life, heroic mission, parents and children, danger, youth, adventurer, escapades ...
Time: 2000s, 1990s, 20th century, contemporary, quarry ...
Place: america, toronto ontario canada, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Muppets' Wizard of Oz (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Muppets' Wizard of Oz follows a young woman named Dorothy Gale who dreams of becoming a singer but is unable to pursue her dreams. After being swept up by a tornado with her pet prawn Toto, Dorothy embarks on a journey to meet the Wizard of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: witch, puppet, young heroes, adventure, friendship, wizard of oz, danger, escapades, rescue, scarecrow, puppets, puppetry ...
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Jack the Giant Killer (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The terrible and trecherous Pendragon plans to gain the throne of Cornwall by getting the king to abdicate and to marry his lovely daughter. To help him he has his dreadful witches in his castle and his almost unstoppable sorcery. A giant under his ...
Style: offbeat, feel good, stylized, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: giant, genie, kidnapping, viking, castle, adventurer, princess, best friends, good versus evil, family, supernatural, youth ...
Time: middle ages
Place: cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Neverending Story III (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young boy must restore order when a group of bullies steal the magical book that acts as a portal between Earth and the imaginary world of Fantasia.
Style: feel good, offbeat, stylized, semi serious, cult film ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: magic, good versus evil, fantasy world, family, adventure, heroic mission, parallel world, imaginary kingdom, youth, escapades, imaginary, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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 ⇓
34%
 5.7
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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 ⇓
34%
Journey to the Christmas Star (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Norway
Duration: 80 min.
Story: 13 year old kind-hearted Sonja arrives at a tiny village together with a company of bandits. But there is a curse on the village. A long time ago, the King’s only daughter Goldhair disappeared while searching for the Christmas Star. The Queen died ...
Style: captivating, fairy tale, serious, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, winter, imaginary kingdom, friendship, curses spells and rituals, king, young heroes, imaginary, escapades, long lost daughter, evil witch, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Treasure Buddies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Disney's irresistible talking puppies are back in an all-new movie that takes them halfway across the world to the ruins of ancient Egypt. With the help of some exotic new friends, this epic adventure is a treasure trove of pure Buddy fun. In a ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, adventure, animal life, friendship, young heroes, save the day, treasure hunt, escapades, danger, uninhibited rivalry, legends and myths, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Every hundred years, the evil sorceress Morgana returns to claim Fingall's talisman from Merlin, with which she intends to destroy the world. For the last fourteen hundred years she has failed... now she intends to conquer all. Young Ben Clark ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, colourful, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: heroes, save the world, good versus evil, adventure, superhuman powers, wizards and magicians, danger, imaginary, escapades, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Barney's Great Adventure (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Mom and dad dump son Cody, daughter Abby, her best friend Marcella and a baby on the farm with Grandpa and Grandma. Purple dinosaur Barney soon appears to entertain kids, and when a large colorful egg deposited on a farm by a shooting star is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, toddlers, family outing
Plot: adventure, family, chase, show tunes, disorder, friends, anti heroes, rescue, escapades, babies and infants, heroes, misfit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Witches Don't Exist (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 81 min.
Story: On her 13th birthday Katie, a talented young girl, receives a magical amulet. This amulet was on a quest to find the fifth and last witch to complete the order of the star witches. Because in it's incomplete form, the order is unable to protect ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: witch, magic, amulet, young heroes, good versus evil, supernatural, adventure, wizards and magicians, youth, escapades, family, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%