Movies like The Blue Bird

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The Blue Bird (1976)
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The Blue Bird (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Soviet Union, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pair of peasant children, Mytyl and her brother Tyltyl, are led on a magical quest for the fabulous Blue Bird of Happiness by the Fairy Berylune. On their journey, they are accompanied by the humanized presences of a Dog, a Cat, Light, Fire, Bread, and other entities.
Style: sentimental, feel good, light, folk tale, sincere, exciting, stylized, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: surrealism, family relations, obsessive quest, self discovery, imaginary, journey, adventure, youth, family, imaginary kingdom, escapades, siblings relations, young heroes, dog, horse, cat, clown, soldier, napoleon, children, afterlife, bird, destiny, sugar, invention ...

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Most similar movies to The Blue Bird

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, feel good, exciting and humorous films with plots about youth, family, escapades, family relations, adventure, young heroes and imaginary mostly in Family, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Blue Bird: The Secret of Moonacre (2008), Once in a Blue Moon (1995), Back to the Secret Garden (2000), The Great Land of Small (1986), Twitches Too (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Secret of Moonacre (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hungary, UK, France, Australia, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When 13 year old Maria Merryweather's father dies, leaving her orphaned and homeless, she is forced to leave her luxurious London life to go and live with Sir Benjamin, an eccentric uncle she didn't know she had, at the mysterious Moonacre ...
Style: feel good, captivating, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, young heroes, family relations, adventure, orphan, teenage life, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, in the woods, youth, estate ...
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95%
K-9 Adventures: Legend of the Lost Gold (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Kassie and her friends stumble across an old, broken pocket watch they begin an unexpected journey to unlock the secret of the legendary Garrison Gold. They'll have to solve riddles and follow clues to find the lost treasure. With the help ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, treasure hunt, escapades, best friends, young heroes, youth, pets, journey, friendship, rivalry, friends, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Once in a Blue Moon (1995)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Late-1960s suburban Canadian children work on building a rocket vessel, with the intention of delivering one or two neighborhood children to the moon, whilst dealing with social issues of the coming-of-age, orphan-hood and family veins.
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, sentimental, stylized ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: moon, rocket, siblings relations, family relations, family, escapades, obsessive quest, youth, adventure, eccentric family, adoption, family life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Back to the Secret Garden (2000)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A youngster living in a stately home discovers the magical garden Mary, Colin & Dickon stumbled across years before - but faces a battle with the housekeeper over whether to nurture it.
Style: sentimental, atmospheric, feel good, serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, friendship, young heroes, save the day, obsessive quest, destiny, youth, escapades, imaginary kingdom, estate, secret, child's point of view ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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The Great Land of Small (1986)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two children enter a fantasy kingdom and are confronted by evil forces.
Style: feel good, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, youth, rescue, family, danger, escapades, adventure, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, queen, king, goblin ...
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89%
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
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88%
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Twitches Too (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Reunited witch twins Camryn and Alex adjust to their new life as supernatural beings while at the same time trying to maintain a normal existence in this sequel to the magical Disney Channel original movie Twitches. But they soon find themselves ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: witch, good versus evil, hereditary gift of witchcraft, adventure, superhuman powers, wizards and magicians, supernatural, heroes, family, youth, escapades, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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Magic Silver (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Norway
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Princess Bluerose is a small gnome living deep in the Norwegian mountains. A small community of gnomes is responsible for making the transition between daylight and night. This is called the magic hour, and is created by the magic silver which only ...
Style: fairy tale, captivating, entertaining, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: young heroes, adventure, wizards and magicians, imaginary kingdom, escapades, danger, family, fairy, mountain, courage, prophecy, princess ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, scary ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: fairy, fantasy world, magical creature, adventure, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, siblings relations, family relations, magical, goblin, twins, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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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 ⇓
83%
Dawn of the Dragonslayer (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dawn of the Dragonslayer tells the story of Will (Richard McWilliams), a shepherd's son whose land is ravaged by a dragon.
Style: exciting, stylized, light, serious, epic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, heroes, adventure, escapades, rivalry, love and romance, imaginary, youth, supernatural, imaginary kingdom, vengeance, family relations ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 318
Yoko (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Austria, Sweden
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pia's life, a girl from a small German town, changes when surprisingly, finds in her garden a huge black monster. She soon discovers that the mysterious creature, which called Yoko, is actually a kind yeti spiritually protecting animals and ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: yeti, family relations, friends, friendship, family, parents and children, escapades, young heroes, youth, adventure, imaginary, mountain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: himalaya, germany
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82%
Red Riding Hood (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The high spirited daughter of the village lord and her mother have been living in the forest for seven years near her wise grandmother. They wait for her father to come home, meanwhile, her literally heartless uncle rules. He sells his soul for the ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, humorous, stylized, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: little red riding hood, twins, woman in danger, self discovery, imaginary kingdom, teaching the ways of the world, family relations, friends, show tunes, rescue, orphan, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Ronia: The Robber's Daughter (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Ronya lives happily in her father's castle until she comes across a new playmate, Birk, in the nearby dark forest. The two explore the wilderness, braving dangerous Witchbirds and Rump-Gnomes. But when their families find out Birk and Ronja ...
Style: feel good, exciting, captivating, semi serious, modern fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, forest, family, family relations, palaces castles and temples, parents and children, mischievous children, imaginary, adventure, castle, imaginary kingdom, uninhibited rivalry ...
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
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81%
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Geppetto (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: When a man wishes for a son, he learns what it means to be a father.
Style: humorous, stylized, feel good, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: puppet, mischievous children, young heroes, family relations, friendship, parents and children, child in peril, family, youth, escapades, miraculous event, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA, Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Max imagines running away from his mom and sailing to a far-off land where large talking beasts -- Ira, Carol, Douglas, the Bull, Judith and Alexander -- crown him as their king, play rumpus, build forts and discover secret hideaways.
Style: stylized, touching, emotional, captivating, talky ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, creature, loneliness, magical, mischievous children, anger, adventure, childhood, monster, giant animal, young heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 ⇓
80%
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Bennie Stout (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Fisherman’s son Benjamin - Bennie - Stout is a boy with a heart of gold who always gets himself into trouble. His St. Nicholas wish list includes a pedal car, just like the one the sneaky mayor’s son Roderick has. These are the depression years ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, family life, adventure, escapades, youth, family relations, small town, small town life, disorder, show tunes, santa claus, young heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Cowgirls 'n Angels (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of rodeo trick-riders recruits a young girl to join them.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: horse, direction and purpose, self discovery, friendship, youth, hopes, family relations, parents and children, cowgirl, rodeo, search for father, girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Mandie and the Secret Tunnel (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1899, Mandie's life changes when her Cherokee friends help her escape to a mansion that holds the hidden secrets of her past and the key to her future.
Style: entertaining, captivating, sincere, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, adventure, youth, estate, tunnel, family secret, friendship, maid, chase, girl, reunion, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Luck of the Irish (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A teenager must battle for a gold charm to keep his family from being controlled by an evil leprechaun.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, basketball movie
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family relations, teenage life, friendship, adventure, youth, family life, child as adult, basketball, silly humor, friends, battles, imaginary ...
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77%
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Misty (1961)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Every year the Chincoteague fire department rounds up the wild ponies of Assateague Island and holds an auction to thin out the herd. The young children set out to raise enough money in hopes that the Phantom will be caught in this years round up. ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, island, horse riding, horse, young heroes, adventure, danger, family, adventurer, animal life, orphan, heroes ...
Place: virginia, usa
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76%
The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France, Germany, USA
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, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, family relations, friends, disorder, coming of age, escapades, young heroes, imaginary, danger, rescue, heroes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Help! I've Shrunk the Family (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seven-year-old Johannes Blom gets blown away when he discovers a little man in the kitchen cupboard, hidden behind the peanut butter jar. He’s even more astonished when he realizes that this little man, ‘Wiplala’, has magical powers. When ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, fish out of water, supernatural, escapades, family, disorder, shrinking, miniaturization, boy, wizards, supernatural ability, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Nightingale (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: China, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Zhigen, an old Chinese farmer, has lived alone in Beijing for over 20 years after moving to the city to allow his son Chongyi to attend university. He decides to make the long journey from Beijing to Yangshuo to honour the promise he made to his ...
Style: sincere, captivating, contemplative, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, journey, self discovery, elderly, getting home, materialism, family relations, on the road, friendship, bird, escapades, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia
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74%
Tales from the Neverending Story (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 375 min.
TV show
Story: Twelve-year-old Bastian Balthazar Bux had lost the wonderful imagination he had as a child somewhere between growing older, watching TV, going to school and playing with his Gameboy. But when his mother dies suddenly, Bastian's limitless ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, fantasy world, heroic mission, young heroes, adventure, empress, self fulfillment, danger, youth, escapades, self discovery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: friends, family relations, miniaturization, part animation, wish come true, disorder, rescue, family, danger, imaginary, heroes, memory loss ...
Place: australia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Miracle Dogs Too (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Zack, a young boy, finds two cocker spaniels caged in the woods and takes them home. The animals, Sissy and Buddy, have magical healing powers that change the people of a small town.
Style: sentimental, serious, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: small town, family relations, hopes, parents and children, miraculous event, animal life, human spirit, young heroes, pets, magic, dog, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 ⇓
72%
The Thief Lord (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Luxembourg, UK, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A tale about two young boys, Prosper and Bo, who flee to Venice after being orphaned and dumped in the care of a cruel auntie. Hiding in the canals and alleyways of the city, the boys are befriended by a gang of young urchins and their enigmatic ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, exciting, serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, mischievous children, escapades, friendship, imaginary, young heroes, adventure, secret, magic, police, nun, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: venice, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%