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, escapades, family, friends, disorder, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, magic, adventure hero, journey, transformation, goose, heroes, sky, rivalry, failed attempt, talking animals, maze, climbing, boy ...

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Most similar movies to Jack and the Beanstalk

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, fairy tale and feel good films with plots about family, escapades, adventure, youth, imaginary, young heroes and imaginary kingdom mostly in Fantasy, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Jack and the Beanstalk: The Nutcracker (1993), Witches Don't Exist (2014), Jack the Giant Slayer (2013), The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996), Journey to the Christmas Star (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 180 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, humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, magic, adventure, mysterious character, dragon, heroes, legends and myths, adventurer, fairy, midget, giant, escapades ...
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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: semi serious, feel good, stylized, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ballet, family relations, young heroes, rescue, family, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, disorder, escapades, nutcracker, parallel world, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Witches Don't Exist (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 86 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: magic, witch, amulet, young heroes, good versus evil, supernatural, adventure, family, youth, escapades, best friends, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: 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, magic, save the princess, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, princess, family, heroes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: tower bridge london, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Czech Republic, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: One of puppet-maker Geppetto's creations comes magically to life. This puppet, Pinocchio, has one major desire and that is to become a real boy someday. In order to accomplish this goal he has to learn to act responsibly. This film shows you ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, boy, youth, escapades, mischievous children, coming of age, heroes, disorder, family relations, friends, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, atmospheric, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: winter, adventure, imaginary kingdom, friendship, curses spells and rituals, young heroes, escapades, long lost daughter, king, evil witch, forest, family ...
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100%
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Kids World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, New Zealand, USA
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, pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, mischievous children, adventure, experiment gone awry, teenage life, child as adult, friendship, disorder, rescue, youth, best friends, wish come true ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Happily N'Ever After 2 (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Fairy tales collide when Mambo and Munk tip the scales of good and evil once again.
Style: fairy tale, not serious, humorous, exciting, parody
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, young heroes, good versus evil, friendship, youth, on the run, heroes, rivalry, love and romance, hopes, daring rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Hook (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The boy who wasn't supposed to grow up—Peter Pan—did just that, becoming a soulless corporate lawyer whose workaholism could cost him his wife and kids. But a trip to see Granny Wendy in London, where the vengeful Capt. Hook kidnaps ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, exciting, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: fairy, childhood, adventure, duel, kidnapping, pirate, good versus evil, rescue, self discovery, family, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, big ben london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: feel good, semi serious, exciting, fairy tale, captivating
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: pirate, adventurer, good versus evil, friendship, heroes, young heroes, mischievous children, rivalry, youth, disorder, adolescence vs adulthood, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A blue harvest moon will rise, allowing the fairies to use a precious moonstone to restore the Pixie Dust Tree, the source of all their magic. But when Tinker Bell accidentally puts all of Pixie Hollow in jeopardy, she must venture out across the ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, friendship, imaginary kingdom, mischievous children, adventure, siblings relations, family, heroes, pirate, young heroes, escapades, family relations ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ 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, semi serious, sentimental, twists and turns, light ...
Audience: family outing, toddlers, kids
Plot: young heroes, escapades, friends, friendship, disorder, family, youth, balloon, birthday, puppet, adventure hero, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Alice in Wonderland (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Alice follows a white rabbit down a rabbit-hole into a whimsical Wonderland, where she meets characters like the delightful Cheshire Cat, the clumsy White Knight, a rude caterpillar, and the hot-tempered Queen of Hearts and can grow ten feet tall or ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: parallel world, rabbit, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, wish come true, teaching the ways of the world, friendship, fish out of water, adventure, pets, hopes, escapades ...
Time: victorian era
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100%
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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: semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: puppet, witch, magic, heroes, young heroes, adventure, youth, rivalry, escapades, getting home, family, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.8
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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, young heroes, save the day, adventure, youth, mischievous children, heroes, escapades, family, friends, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, humorous, atmospheric, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: forest, witch, adventurer, good versus evil, young heroes, adventure, supernatural, escapades, siblings relations, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, rock ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, adventure, heroic mission, good versus evil, rescue, imaginary kingdom, friendship, rivalry, escapades, hopes, daring rescue, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: During a summer stay on the mainland, Tinker Bell is accidentally discovered while investigating a little girl's fairy house. As the other fairies, led by the brash Vidia, launch a daring rescue in the middle of a fierce storm, Tink develops a ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: fairy, imaginary kingdom, rescue, friendship, mischievous children, heroes, disorder, friends, curses spells and rituals, adventure, human, summer ...
Time: 2010s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, touching, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: child as adult, mischievous children, adventure, wish come true, treasure hunt, heroes, escapades, daring rescue, youth, hopes, disorder, family life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: legends and myths, adventure, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, family, heroes, young heroes, youth, birthday, small town, small town life, friends ...
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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: kids, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, heroes, adventure, save the kingdom, family, young heroes, escapades, youth, prophecy, princess, strong female character, strong female lead ...
⇓ 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: exciting, captivating, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, adventurer, young heroes, adventure, heroes, good versus evil, friends, imaginary kingdom, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, escapades, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, gothic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: wish fulfillment, adventure, young heroes, heroes, mischievous children, youth, disorder, supernatural, rivalry, fish out of water, parents and children, misfit ...
Time: year 1917, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, time travel, adventure, child protagonist, heroic mission, wizards and magicians, battles, escapades, mischievous children, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, magic ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: witch, curses spells and rituals, family, adventure, wizards and magicians, teaching the ways of the world, supernatural, good versus evil, youth, heroic mission, save the day, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.3
 8K
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, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fish out of water, obsessive quest, mischievous children, adventurer, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, disorder, young heroes, escapades, rescue, misfit ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
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, brutal, splatter ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: train, rescue, friendship, family, adventure, rivalry, escapades, young heroes, adventurer, good versus evil, youth, parents and children ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 90s, 20th century
Place: toronto ontario canada, america, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Happily N'Ever After (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK, Australia, Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An alliance of evil-doers, led by Frieda, looks to take over Fairy Tale Land. But when Ella realizes her stepmother is out to ruin her storybook existence, she takes a dramatic turn and blossoms into the leader of the resistance effort.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, not serious, feel good, parody ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, friendship, good versus evil, friends, cinderella story, heroes, disorder, love and romance, reluctant partners, save the day, rivalry, wizards ...
Place: germany
⇓ 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: exciting, semi serious, feel good, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: giant, viking, kidnapping, castle, adventurer, genie, princess, battles, friends, farm, daring rescue, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 17K
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, pre-teens, family outing, teens, horror for children
Plot: halloween, witch, magic, good versus evil, supernatural ability, rescue, save the day, disorder, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, mischievous children, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%