Movies like Bridge to Terabithia

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Bridge to Terabithia (2007)
 7.1
 138K
Bridge to Terabithia (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jesse Aarons trained all summer to become the fastest runner in school, so he's very upset when newcomer Leslie Burke outruns him and everyone else. Despite this and other differences, including that she's rich, he's poor, and she's a city girl, he's a country boy, the two become fast friends. Together, they create Terabithia, a land of monsters, trolls, ogres, and giants and rule as king and queen.
Style: emotional, captivating, touching, sentimental, fairy tale, serious, psychotronic, sad, whimsical, tear jerker ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, loss of friend, imaginary, escape from reality, childhood, magical, loneliness, teenage boy, fantasy world, classmate, social misfits, tragic event, imaginary kingdom, dreams, friends, imagination, classmates, secret, school, misfit, untimely death, secret hideout, legends and myths, teacher, bully ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

Most similar movies to Bridge to Terabithia

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, light, visually appealing and fairy tale films with plots about storytelling, friendship, mentor, childhood, family, runaway and dialogue mostly in Family, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Bridge to Terabithia: Peter Pan (2003), The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008), Wonder (2017), My Girl (1991), The Secret Garden (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 65K
Peter Pan (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Australia, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbuckling and the fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become the heroes of an even greater story, when Peter Pan flies into ...
Style: captivating, feel good, exciting, fairy tale, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: fantasy world, fairy, adventure, imaginary, pirate, children, childhood, first love, imaginary kingdom, mermaid, island, captain ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
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, adventure, fantasy world, magical creature, imaginary, siblings relations, imaginary kingdom, family relations, twins, magical, single parent, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 129K
Wonder (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The story of August Pullman – a boy with facial differences – who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.
Style: uplifting, inspirational, thought provoking, sincere, touching
Plot: middle school, school, bullying, happy ending, friendship, father son relationship, family, family relations, child, deformity, fight, hospital ...
Place: coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, new york, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 69K
My Girl (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Vada Sultenfuss is obsessed with death. Her mother is dead, and her father runs a funeral parlor. She is also in love with her English teacher, and joins a poetry class over the summer just to impress him. Thomas J., her best friend, is ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick ...
Plot: coming of age, makeup artist, friendship, family relations, father daughter relationship, single parent, family, young heroes, parents and children, starting over, mortician, small town ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, atmospheric, epic, scenic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, good versus evil, fantasy world, adventure, magical, legends and myths, self sacrifice, young heroes, talking animals, curses spells and rituals, parallel world ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Bridge to Terabithia (1985)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 49 min.
Story: Jess Aarons and new girl Leslie Burke create a world of their own and call it Terabithia and pretend to be the king and queen. They return to their magical kingdom every day after school.
Plot: bereavement, school, girl, drawing, puppy, boy, male female relationship, crush, teacher student relationship, bully, first love, bullying ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Secret Garden (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young British girl born and reared in India loses her neglectful parents in an earthquake. She is returned to England to live at her uncle's castle. Her uncle is very distant due to the loss of his wife ten years before. Neglected once again, ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: childhood, orphan, countryside, old mansion, little girl, girl, friendship, garden, secret, family, imagination, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 18th century
Place: india, england, europe, yorkshire, liverpool ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.2
 600K
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Living with her tyrannical stepfather in a new home with her pregnant mother, 10-year-old Ofelia feels alone until she explores a decaying labyrinth guarded by a mysterious faun who claims to know her destiny. If she wishes to return to her real ...
Style: atmospheric, fairy tale, stylized, gothic, serious ...
Plot: dark fantasy, fairy, creature, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, monster, legends and myths, good versus evil, fantasy world, young heroes, imagination, death ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 7.5
 296K
Hugo (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and ...
Style: touching, exciting, captivating, emotional, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, adventure, friendship, filmmaking, kids in trouble, hopes, toys, destiny, child's point of view, magical, clock, loss ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, post world war one, 1920s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Like Stars on Earth (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Ishaan Awasthi is an eight-year-old whose world is filled with wonders that no one else seems to appreciate. Colours, fish, dogs, and kites don't seem important to the adults, who are much more interested in things like homework, marks, and ...
Style: touching, motivational, captivating, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: teachers and students, dedicated educator, childhood, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, dyslexia, young heroes, school, boarding school, optimism, hopes, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 20K
The Last Mimzy (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two siblings begin to develop special talents after they find a mysterious box of toys, and soon their parents and even their teacher are drawn into a strange new world – and find a task ahead of them that is far more important than any of them ...
Style: touching, serious, inspirational, clever, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: time travel, psychic, young heroes, toys, teleportation, adventure, children, supernatural ability, heroic mission, family, danger, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The NeverEnding Story (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: While hiding from bullies in his school's attic, a young boy discovers the extraordinary land of Fantasia, through a magical book called The Neverending Story. The book tells the tale of Atreyu, a young warrior who, with the help of a luck ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, touching, atmospheric, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, dragon, adventure, mythology, good versus evil, magic, evil force, escapades, giant, imagination, danger, book ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Australia, USA
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, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: creature, imaginary kingdom, loneliness, magical, mischievous children, anger, adventure, childhood, king, monster, giant animal, adventurer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Alice in Wonderland (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, surreal, captivating, colourful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, escape from reality, adventure, good versus evil, talking animals, queen, magical, imagination, journey, cat, imaginary ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, victorian era, 1800s
Place: london, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Harry, Ron and Hermione return to Hogwarts for another magic-filled year. Harry comes face to face with danger yet again, this time in the form of escaped convict, Sirius Black – and turns to sympathetic Professor Lupin for help.
Style: stylized, exciting, twists and turns, gothic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: wizards and magicians, good versus evil, magical, young heroes, supernatural ability, friendship, witch, chosen one, boarding school life, supernatural, adventure, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 90s, year 1994 ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 105K
The Fall (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, South Africa, India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In a hospital on the outskirts of 1920s Los Angeles, an injured stuntman begins to tell a fellow patient, a little girl with a broken arm, a fantastic story about 5 mythical heroes. Thanks to his fractured state of mind and her vivid imagination, ...
Style: surreal, offbeat, light, emotional, intense ...
Plot: imaginary kingdom, imagination, escape from reality, hospital, storytelling, adventure, friendship, adventurer, good versus evil, disguise, peril, horse ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, taj mahal, istanbul turkey, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In their quest to confront the ultimate evil, Percy and his friends battle swarms of mythical creatures to find the mythical Golden Fleece and to stop an ancient evil from rising.
Style: exciting, epic, semi serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: mythology, superhuman powers, young heroes, adventure, fantasy world, artifact, imaginary kingdom, friendship, imaginary, legends and myths, demi god, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.8
 20K
Martian Child (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A recently-widowed, science fiction writer considers whether to adopt a hyper-imaginative 6-year-old abandoned and socially-rejected boy who says he's really from Mars.
Style: feel good, touching, emotional, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: kids
Plot: adoption, orphan, friendship, family relations, thanksgiving, social worker, small town, family, parents and children, writer's life, single parent, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Because of Winn-Dixie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A girl, abandoned by her mother when she was three, moves to a small town in Florida with her father. There, she adopts an orphaned dog she names Winn-Dixie. The bond between the girl and her special companion brings together the people in a small ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: small town, father daughter relationship, dog, mischievous children, single father, friendship, loneliness, family relations, pets, adaptation, beautiful scenery, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Water Horse (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, UK, Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A lonely boy discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Scottish legend.
Style: emotional, entertaining, twists and turns, scenic, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: sea monster, adventure, world war two, young heroes, friendship, underwater, child protagonist, rescue from drowning, egg, boat, boat accident, kids and family ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.4
 43K
Before I Fall (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Samantha Kingston has everything. Then, everything changes. After one fateful night, she wakes up with no future at all. Trapped into reliving the same day over and over, she begins to question just how perfect her life really was.
Style: bad ending, meditative, suspense, touching, mumblecore ...
Audience: teen drama, teens, girls' night
Plot: time loop, teenager, teenagers, female protagonist, strong female character, redemption, bullying, friendship, saving a life, suicide, stereotypes, female friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A drama based on the true story of a college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, heartbreaking, sad ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, dog, animals, loyalty, friends, life & death, family, pets, human animal relationship, loneliness, death, loss of friend ...
Time: contemporary, 1930s
Place: japan, usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tuck Everlasting (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Natalie Babbitt's award winning book for children comes to the screen in a lavish adaptation from Walt Disney Pictures. Winnie Foster (Alexis Bledel) is a girl in her early teens growing up in the small rural town of Winesap in 1914. ...
Style: sentimental, atmospheric, serious, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: teenage girl, immortality, coming of age, kidnapping, teenage boy, small town, fountain of youth, mysterious stranger, family, parents and children, teenage crush, family relations ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 2000s, 19th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Akeelah and the Bee (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Eleven year-old Akeelah Anderson's life is not easy: her father is dead, her mom ignores her, her brother runs with the local gangbangers. She's smart, but her environment threatens to strangle her aspirations. Responding to a threat by ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: spelling bee, elementary school, african american, rivalry, family relations, self esteem, human spirit, hopes, human nature, contests and competitions, prodigy, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 19K
My Dog Skip (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A shy boy is unable to make friends in Yazoo City, Mississippi in 1942, until his parents give him a terrier puppy for his ninth birthday. The dog, which he names Skip, becomes well known and loved throughout the community and enriches the life of ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, uplifting, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, small town, americana, baseball, dog, family, lifestyle, youth, world war two, coming of age, child's point of view, dog movie ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Man Without a Face (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of a relationship between a teacher and his troubled pupil. Justin McLeod is a former teacher who lives as a recluse on the edge of town. His face is disfigured from an automobile accident and fire ten years before in which a boy was ...
Style: touching, sincere, inspirational, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: friendship, disfigurement, injustice, teacher, social misfits, physical appearance, false accusation, teaching the ways of the world, mysterious character, loneliness, suspicion, secret ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 115K
Casper (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Furious that her late father only willed her his gloomy-looking mansion rather than his millions, Carrigan Crittenden is ready to burn the place to the ground when she discovers a map to a treasure hidden in the house. But when she enters the ...
Style: feel good, sweet, touching, light, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: ghost, friendship, supernatural, halloween, afterlife, haunted house, mischievous children, friends, danger, family, life after death, ghost child ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, new england, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
FairyTale: A True Story (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two children in 1917 take a photograph, believed by some to be the first scientific evidence of the existence of fairies. Based on a true story
Style: fairy tale, touching, humorous, semi serious, whimsical ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: fairy, family relations, world war one, single parent, family, friendship, miraculous event, supernatural ability, heroes, hopes, disorder, friends ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917, 1900s
Place: england, london, europe, yorkshire, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Secret Garden (2020)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Mary Lennox is born in India to wealthy British parents who never wanted her. When her parents suddenly die, she is sent back to England to live with her uncle, Archibald Craven. She meets her sickly cousin Colin and the two children find a wondrous ...
Style: fairy tale, sentimental, touching, feel good, exciting ...
Plot: secret, orphan, imagination, post war, garden, family, adventure, escape from reality, magical, friends, secret hideout, sibling relationship ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
Place: yorkshire, england, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Phoebe in Wonderland (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The fantastical tale of a little girl who won't - or can't - follow the rules. Confounded by her clashes with the rule-obsessed world around her, Phoebe seeks enlightenment from her unconventional drama teacher, even as her brilliant but ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, emotional, offbeat ...
Plot: introspection, friendship, mental illness, estrangement, social misfits, teacher, imaginary, inspiration, play, young heroes, hopes, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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