Movies like The Black Cauldron

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The Black Cauldron (1985)
 6.4
 32K
The Black Cauldron (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Taran is an assistant pigkeeper with boyish dreams of becoming a great warrior. However, he has to put the daydreaming aside when his charge, an oracular pig named Hen Wen, is kidnapped by an evil lord known as the Horned King. The villain hopes Hen will show him the way to The Black Cauldron, which has the power to create a giant army of unstoppable soldiers.
Style: stylized, humorous, tense, feel good, surreal, suspenseful, semi serious, cult film, macabre, epic ...
Audience: family outing, horror for children
Plot: sword, pig, good versus evil, magic, wizards, dragon, supernatural, race against time, adventure, fantasy world, family, friendship, zombie, heroes, friends, obsessive quest, danger, heroic mission, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, escapades, rivalry, rescue, daring rescue, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
Place: england, britain

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Most similar movies to The Black Cauldron

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, humorous, fairy tale and semi serious films with plots about adventure, danger, good versus evil, friendship, escapades, computer animation and family mostly in Animation, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Black Cauldron: The Last Unicorn (1982), The Pagemaster (1994), The Hobbit (1977), Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001), The Lord of the Rings (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Last Unicorn (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, West Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: From a riddle-speaking butterfly, a unicorn learns that she is supposedly the last of her kind, all the others having been herded away by the Red Bull. The unicorn sets out to discover the truth behind the butterfly's words. She is eventually ...
Style: exciting, feel good, touching, light, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: unicorn, magic, adventure, good versus evil, dragon, wizards and magicians, rescue, friendship, prince, danger, heroic mission, heroes ...
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100%
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The Pagemaster (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Tyler knows a lot about accidents. So much so, he is scared to do anything that might endanger him, like riding his bike, or climbing into his treehouse. While in an old library, he is mystically transported into the unknown world of books, and he ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, stylized, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, mischievous children, magic, fantasy world, young heroes, imaginary, getting home, fish out of water, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, imagination, dragon ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Hobbit (1977)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Bilbo Baggins the Hobbit was just minding his own business, when his occasional visitor Gandalf the Wizard drops in one night. One by one, a whole group of dwarves drop in, and before he knows it, Bilbo has joined their quest to reclaim their ...
Style: stylized, exciting, humorous, semi serious, cult film ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, dwarf, good versus evil, heroes, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, magic, spider, adventure, family, gold, elf ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Swan Princess: The Mystery of the Enchanted Treasure (1998)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: The royal couple Odette and Derek face yet another evil magician, this time a woman named Zelda. Lusting for the treasure of the Forbidden Arts, which will give her absolute power, Zelda kidnaps Odette as ransom. Derek and several animal friends ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, serious, sinister
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: princess, rescue, good versus evil, kingdom, sorceress, adventure, danger, rivalry, escapades, royal family, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The world's most highly qualified crew of archaeologists and explorers is led by historian Milo Thatch as they board the incredible 1,000-foot submarine Ulysses and head deep into the mysteries of the sea.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, serious, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: atlantis, adventure, adventurer, ancient mystery, princess, expedition, scientist, underwater, beast, king, heroes, disney ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914
Place: iceland, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lord of the Rings (1978)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Spain
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The Fellowship of the Ring embark on a journey to destroy the One Ring and end Sauron's reign over Middle-earth.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, serious, scenic, gloomy ...
Plot: good versus evil, obsessive quest, adventure, mission, wizards and magicians, heroes, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, save the world, danger, elf, wizards ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 70s
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Justin and the Knights of Valour (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: Spain, UK, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A heart-warming tale about friendship, honour & courage, which sees a young boy become a man as he embarks on a quest to become a knight.
Style: uplifting, semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: follow your dream, friendship, imaginary kingdom, obsessive quest, save the day, knight, courage, danger, escapades, army, bravery, dishonesty ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The sailor of legend is framed by the goddess Eris for the theft of the Book of Peace, and must travel to her realm at the end of the world to retrieve it and save the life of his childhood friend Prince Proteus.
Style: feel good, exciting, semi serious, psychotronic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, pirate, disney, chase, goddess, danger, mythical creature, rivalry, mythology, prince, good versus evil, arabian nights ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Sword in the Stone (1963)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Wart is a young boy who aspires to be a knight's squire. On a hunting trip he falls in on Merlin, a powerful but amnesiac wizard who has plans for him beyond mere squiredom. He starts by trying to give him an education, believing that once one ...
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Time: middle ages, 1930s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: When a sprite named Crysta shrinks a human boy, Zak, down to her size, he vows to help the magical fairy folk stop a greedy logging company from destroying their home, the pristine rainforest known as FernGully. Zak and his new friends fight to ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dragonlance: Dragons of Autumn Twilight (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
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Story: After five years apart, searching the world of Krynn for proof of the existence of the true gods, a group of adventurers reach their goal in the form of a barbarian woman carrying a miraculous blue crystal staff. Soon they are thrust into war as an ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, entertaining, suspense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
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Country: UK, USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
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Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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Shrek 2 (2004)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
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