Movies like Bridge to Terabithia

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Bridge to Terabithia (2007)
 7.2
 130K
Bridge to Terabithia (2007)
Genre: Adventure, 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, sad, heartbreaking, dramatic, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, loneliness, escape from reality, imaginary, loss of friend, magical, childhood, social misfits, secret, tragic event, imaginary kingdom, classmates, friends, dreams, fantasy world, imagination, school, misfit, teacher, teenage boy, bully, sibling relationship, untimely death, secret hideout, storytelling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

Most similar movies to Bridge to Terabithia

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out fairy tale, serious, light and touching films with plots about mentor, storytelling, runaway, adventure, destiny, fantasy world and childhood mostly in Family, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Bridge to Terabithia: Peter Pan (2003), The Fall (2006), Where the Wild Things Are (2009), The Water Horse (2007), The NeverEnding Story (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
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: atmospheric, exciting, fairy tale, epic, scenic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, good versus evil, fantasy world, magical, family, self sacrifice, parallel world, young heroes, king, adventure, queen ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: dungeon, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 61K
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: feel good, exciting, captivating, fairy tale, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, pirate, adventure, first love, childhood, imaginary, mermaid, imaginary kingdom, parents and children, fantasy world, island, young heroes ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.9
 101K
The Fall (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, 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: offbeat, surreal, stylized, epic, captivating ...
Plot: imaginary kingdom, hospital, imagination, storytelling, suicide attempt, translator, death, theft, torture, princess, morphine, sacrifice ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: los angeles, istanbul turkey, taj mahal, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, emotional, touching, captivating, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: loneliness, island, anger, creature, imaginary kingdom, mischievous children, magical, childhood, king, adventure, family, monster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
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, scenic, exciting, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, adventure, friendship, child protagonist, sea monster, rescue from drowning, egg, world war two, underwater, boat accident, adaptation, twists & turns ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The NeverEnding Story (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: West Germany, USA
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: feel good, touching, atmospheric, fairy tale, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, dragon, adventure, good versus evil, mythology, escapades, oracle, magic, giant, heroic mission, evil force, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: exciting, semi serious, fairy tale, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: fairy, siblings relations, magical, adventure, imaginary kingdom, twins, family, magical creature, single parent, magic, estate, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: atmospheric, surreal, fairy tale, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, good versus evil, escape from reality, queen, cat, journey, adventure, transformation, imagination, magic, mad ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, victorian era, 1870s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
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, semi serious, epic, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: young heroes, adventure, superhuman powers, fantasy world, legends and myths, artifact, friendship, imaginary kingdom, ocean or sea, heroic mission, youth, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: girl, bereavement, puppy, drawing, school, friendship, friend, kicking, tomboy, tragic event, male female relationship, short hair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 565K
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: Spain, Mexico, USA
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, suspenseful, gothic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: fairy, monster, good versus evil, imaginary, young heroes, legends and myths, imaginary kingdom, creature, fascism, death, violence, magical ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 68K
Inkheart (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The adventures of a father and his young daughter, in their search for a long lost book that will help reunite a missing, close relative.
Style: exciting, fairy tale, touching, stylized, tense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, family, parents and children, imaginary, book, young heroes, disappearance, real world, fictional reality, eavesdropping, magic ...
Time: middle ages
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.3
 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: serious, touching, fairy tale, futuristic, cerebral ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: time travel, golf, teleportation, family, adventure, toys, children, family relations, young heroes, hopes, heroic mission, psychic ...
Time: future
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 8.1
 330K
Stand by Me (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, intense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, childhood, coming of age, child abuse, loyalty, grief, innocence lost, railroad track, campfire story, small town, friends, human relationship ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1959, 80s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Secret Garden (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: 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, sentimental, feel good, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, childhood, countryside, friendship, paralysis, reconciliation, self discovery, maid, uncle, garden, secret, little girl ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 18th century
Place: india, england, europe, yorkshire, liverpool ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he ...
Style: exciting, touching, twists and turns, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, witch, chosen one, school, wizards and magicians, friendship, supernatural ability, fantasy world, magical, curses spells and rituals, best friends, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, year 1992, year 1991
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.0
 381K
Big Fish (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William. Now, to get to know the real man, Will begins piecing together a true ...
Style: sentimental, surreal, offbeat, feel good, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fantasy world, witch, fish, escapades, true love, circus, parents and children, mermaid, adventure, fishing, father son relationship, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 30s, 80s, 50s ...
Place: usa, texas, morocco, cuba, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Free Willy 3: The Rescue (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Willy the whale is back, this time threatened by illegal whalers making money off sushi. Jesse, now 16, has taken a job on an orca-researching ship, along with old friend Randolph and a sarcastic scientist, Drew. On the whaler's ship is captain ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friends, friendship, ship, killer whale, whale, family, adventure, save the day, heroic mission, young heroes, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 62K
Free Willy (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When maladjusted orphan Jesse vandalizes a theme park, he is placed with foster parents and must work at the park to make amends. There he meets Willy, a young Orca whale who has been separated from his family. Sensing kinship, they form a bond and, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: social worker, human animal relationship, killer whale, captivity, friendship, family, adventure, animal life, rescue, freedom, ocean or sea, animal training ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: sentimental, touching, emotional, sad, heartbreaking ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, friendship, friends, loyalty, family, pets, loneliness, death, human animal relationship, loss of loved one, loss of friend, loss of family member ...
Time: contemporary, 1930s
Place: usa, japan, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.5
 282K
Hugo (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, UK, 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, captivating, exciting, emotional, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, friendship, kids in trouble, filmmaking, hopes, adventure, destiny, magical, clock, secret, loss, longing ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, post world war one, 1930s, 1920s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.9
 22K
Mirrormask (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In a fantasy world of opposing kingdoms, a 15-year old girl must find the fabled MirrorMask in order to save the kingdom and get home
Style: stylized, atmospheric, exciting, offbeat, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, date night, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, coming of age, circus, dream, adventure, giant, regret, change of heart, heroes, youth, imaginary, heroic mission ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: small town, dog, friendship, father daughter relationship, family, disorder, pets, small town life, family life, coming of age, mischievous children, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, good versus evil, supernatural ability, magical, friendship, young heroes, boarding school life, chosen one, witch, school, werewolf, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1993, year 1994, 1990s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
How It Was with Dooms (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An orphaned cheetah becomes the best friend and pet of a young boy living in South Africa.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: rescue, wild animal, cheetah, lion, bully, coming of age, adventure, family, friendship, adolescence, kids and family, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, south africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.7
 6K
Andre (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true story of how a marine seal named Andre befriended a little girl and her family, circa 1962.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, rescue, small town, family, orphan, best friends, danger, getting home, adventure, daring rescue, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s, year 1962, 1960s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 24K
Max (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A dog that helped soldiers in Afghanistan returns to the U.S. and is adopted by his handler's family after suffering a traumatic experience.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: dog, family, teenage life, youth, friendship, adventure, pets, escapades, betrayal, rescue, family bonds, military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, afghanistan, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Neverending Story II: The Next Chapter (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Once again, Bastian is transported to the world of Fantasia which he recently managed to save from destruction. However, the land is now being destroyed by an evil sorceress, Xayide, so he must join up with Atreyu and face the Emptiness once more.
Style: stylized, semi serious, serious, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fantasy world, good versus evil, book, invisibility, empress, friendship, dragon, giant, reading, sorceress, adventure, family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: As Harry begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as 'Property of the Half-Blood Prince', and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, twists and turns, scary ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: witch, young heroes, wizards and magicians, school, chosen one, supernatural ability, good versus evil, magical, boarding school life, werewolf, betrayal, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1996, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Returning for his fifth year of study at Hogwarts, Harry is stunned to find that his warnings about the return of Lord Voldemort have been ignored. Left with no choice, Harry takes matters into his own hands, training a small group of students – ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, stylized, scenic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: witch, wizards and magicians, school, chosen one, supernatural ability, young heroes, magical, boarding school life, prophecy, best friends, supernatural, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1996, year 1994, 1990s ...
Place: england, london, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%