Whimsical movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant whimsical movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out whimsical, humorous, light, stylized, colourful and touching films and TV shows about / with adventure, weird, friendship, storytelling, childhood, imagination, fantasy world, creativity, destiny and mentor plots mostly in Comedy, Family and Fantasy genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
whimsical movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as whimsical: The Owl House (2020), Solar Opposites (2020), Falcon Song (2014), The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), Amelie (2001), AfterDeath (2015), Pan (2015), Dreambuilders (2020), Make a Bow and Kiss (2017), Hang Loose (2012).

List of whimsical movies

The Owl House (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Story: An animated fantasy-comedy series that follows Luz, a self-assured teenage girl who accidentally stumbles upon a portal to a magical world where she befriends a rebellious witch, Eda, and an adorably tiny warrior, King. Despite not having magical ...
Style: whimsical, light, entertaining, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: witch, magic, portal, female protagonist, parallel universe, fantasy world, family, chosen one, magical, wizards and magicians, apprentice
Time: 2020s
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Solar Opposites (2020)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: A family of aliens from a much better world must take refuge in middle America after the destruction of their planet. Their mission: protect the Pupa, a living super computer that will one day evolve into its true form, consume them and terraform ...
Style: dark humor, entertaining, funny, whimsical, adult animation
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, adventure, social misfits, new life, refugee, science and technology, adult humor, family relations, house
Place: usa
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Falcon Song (2014)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A drifter helps a rancher's granddaughter find her true calling.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, whimsical, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: self discovery, hopes, americana, rivalry, small town, farm, modern west, wizards and magicians, small town life, imaginary, secret movement, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance ...
Style: stylized, offbeat, witty, atmospheric, melancholic ...
Plot: existentialism, twists & turns, hotel, inheritance, greed, adventure, escapades, mentor protege relationship, disorder, servant, friendship, cons and scams ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 30s ...
Place: europe, eastern europe, hungary, alps, central europe
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Amelie (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: At a tiny Parisian café, the adorable yet painfully shy Amélie (Audrey Tautou) accidentally discovers a gift for helping others. Soon Amelie is spending her days as a matchmaker, guardian angel, and all-around do-gooder. But when she bumps into a ...
Style: touching, feel good, stylized, inspirational, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, fall in love, optimism, social relations, looking for love, life, love, life philosophy, love and romance, lifestyle change, weirdo, shyness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1997, 90s, 70s ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, montmartre paris, quebec
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The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Return to the world of Thra, where three Gelfling discover the horrifying secret behind the Skeksis' power and set out to ignite the fires of rebellion and save their world.
Style: atmospheric, whimsical, colourful, exciting, confusing ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: fantasy world, muppets, puppet, resistance, crystal, good versus evil, save the world, planet, danger, doll, journey, fictional planet ...
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AfterDeath (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Five young people wake up dead. Washed up by the tide they scramble to an abandoned beach house, soon realizing that the perpetual night and blasts of pain suggest this is some version of hell. Between in-fighting and attacks by a demonic shadow ...
Style: whimsical, surreal, pretentious, confusing, serious
Plot: hell, afterlife, house, lighthouse, mysticism, fantasy world, mortality, supernatural, heaven and hell, life & death, hopelessness, death ...
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Pan (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Living a bleak existence at a London orphanage, 12-year-old Peter finds himself whisked away to the fantastical world of Neverland. Adventure awaits as he meets new friend James Hook and the warrior Tiger Lily. They must band together to save ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, stylized, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fantasy world, orphan, pirate, magic, heroes, journey, adventure, flying, mischievous children, young heroes, danger, escapades ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 18th century, future
Place: london
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Dreambuilders (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Minna, a young girl, misuses her newfound ability to create and control other people’s dreams to teach her bothersome stepsister a lesson. When her stepsister can no longer wake up, Minna has to enter the dream world to save her.
Style: colourful, sweet, touching, whimsical
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dream, changing lives, parents and children, family relations, father daughter relationship, dreams, sleeping, adventure, child protagonist, alternate universe, worried mother, stepsister stepsister relationship ...
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Make a Bow and Kiss (2017)
Genre: Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the comic book by Yakko Kaga
Style: romanticism, sweet, whimsical, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, japanese teenager, crush, teenage girl, dating, teenage crush, friend, child neglect, girl, student, classmate, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan, east asia
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Hang Loose (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Kevin must go to Hawaii to attend the wedding of his big sister. The day before the wedding he goes on a misadventure with his future brother in law and his crazy groomsmen that changes his life.
Style: captivating, feel good, humorous, light, funny ...
Plot: wedding, vacation, gay, closeted homosexual, closeted gay, teenage protagonist, beach, doctor, priest, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, drunkenness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
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Stressed to Kill (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After suffering a heart attack, Bill (Bill Oberst) takes his doctor's advice literally to eliminate the stresses from his life. The plan is working until his killings attract the attention of a psychotic cop (Armand Assante) who isn't sure ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, whimsical, brutal, intense ...
Plot: rudeness, blood, justice, death, revenge, vengeance, retribution, vigilante, blood pressure, loss of wife, doctor, medicine ...
Place: florida, usa
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The Trip to Panama (2006)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 70 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, road movie, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, friends, adventurer, family, escapades, adventure, imaginary kingdom, tropical island, stranded on an island, shipwreck, sea voyage, falling off a bridge ...
Place: latin america, germany
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Holy Goalie (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sport
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young priest coaches a team of uncoordinated monks in order to win a soccer tournament and save their monastery from being turned into a hotel.
Style: captivating, entertaining, semi serious, humorous, whimsical ...
Plot: soccer, monk, sport, sport competition, priest, religion, football practice, catholic priest, silly humor, playing football, contests and competitions, religious conversion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
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Super Monsters (2017)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Horror
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Preschool kids whose parents are the world's most famous monsters try to master their special powers while preparing for kindergarten.
Style: touching, entertaining, feel good, light, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, kids
Plot: monster, super strength, shape shifting, parallel world, family, imaginary, best friend, adventure, kindergarten, allies, daring rescue, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Crashing (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A comedy drama that crashes straight into the lives and loves of six twenty-something adults living together as Property Guardians in a disused hospital.
Style: ironic, humorous, funny, sweet, whimsical
Plot: twenty something, roommate, neighbor neighbor relationship, weird, couple relations, best friends in love, jealousy, british humour, closeted homosexual, female artist, love and romance, childhood friend ...
Place: england, london
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Them who? (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: David's life is changed forever after his meeting with Marcello, a clever con man.
Style: light, funny, whimsical, captivating, enigmatic ...
Plot: cons and scams, opportunist, escapades, con artists, reputation, quitting a job, relationship vs career, new life, humour, money problems, supervisor, adventure ...
Place: europe, italy
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Gremlin (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man receives a mysterious box containing a terrible secret, a creature that will kill everyone else in his family unless he passes it on to someone he loves to continue its never-ending circulation.
Style: scary, macabre, suspense, dark, nostalgic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, weird, freak accident, chaos, danger, adventure, kids and family, human animal relationship, urban legend, childhood, midnight, family ...
Place: usa
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Motherland: Fort Salem (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: Set in an alternate America where witches ended their persecution over 300 years ago by cutting a deal with the government to fight for their country, the series follows three young women from basic training in combat magic into early deployment.
Style: captivating, suspense, whimsical, entertaining, ironic
Audience: family outing
Plot: witch, supernatural, sorceress, lgbt, public service, female soldier, lesbian, magic, squad, supernatural being, investigation, military service ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: usa
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The Willoughbys (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the four Willoughby children are abandoned by their selfish parents, they must learn how to adapt their Old-Fashioned values to the contemporary world in order to create something new: The Modern Family.
Style: unusual plot structure, funny, whimsical, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: siblings relations, abusive parent, nanny, eccentric family, parents and children, friendship, orphan, new life, obsessive quest, search and rescue, teamwork, moustache ...
Place: mount everest
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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: surreal, feel good, sentimental, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: storytelling, adventure, witch, loneliness, fantasy world, circus, fish, escapades, parents and children, true love, mermaid, cancer ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 80s, 50s ...
Place: usa, alabama, congo, cuba, russia ...
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Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Molly Mahoney is the awkward and insecure manager of Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium, the strangest, most fantastic, most wonderful toy store in the world. But when Mr. Magorium bequeaths the store to her, a dark and ominous change begins to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, miraculous event, objects come to life, toys, accountant, friendship, family, prodigy, mysterious character, boss and employee, curses spells and rituals, fish out of water ...
Place: new york, usa
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Midnight in Paris (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Spain, USA, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better.
Style: stylized, witty, feel good, contemplative, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: time travel, literature, writer's life, bohemian life, midnight, french, past, love and romance, painting, vacation, encounter, writers ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 19th century, contemporary, 1920s ...
Place: paris france, france, versailles, europe, montmartre paris
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In 1926, Newt Scamander arrives at the Magical Congress of the United States of America with a magically expanded briefcase, which houses a number of dangerous creatures and their habitats. When the creatures escape from the briefcase, it sends the ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Plot: magical creature, magic, good versus evil, wizards, fantasy world, magic wand, adventure, friendship, teleportation, dark fantasy, rescue, magician ...
Time: 1920s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, london, arizona, england
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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: imaginary kingdom, creature, loneliness, magical, mischievous children, anger, adventure, childhood, king, monster, giant animal, journey ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Fantastic Mr. Fox bored with his current life, plans a heist against the three local farmers. The farmers, tired of sharing their chickens with the sly fox, seek revenge against him and his family.
Style: humorous, not serious, fairy tale, talky, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fox, talking animals, thief, family, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, neighbor, anthropomorphism, outsmarting, slick, resourceful, scheme ...
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.
Style: feel good, colourful, fairy tale, surreal, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: children, imaginary, fantasy world, candy, social differences, chocolate, family, contests and competitions, adventure, childhood, family relations, society ...
Place: germany, england, denver colorado, bavaria, new york ...
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A timid magazine photo manager who lives life vicariously through daydreams embarks on a true-life adventure when a negative goes missing.
Style: feel good, motivational, inspirational, surreal, semi serious ...
Plot: self discovery, life changing experience, adventurer, loneliness, daydreamer, adventure, obsessive quest, disorder, escape from reality, lifestyle change, travel, journal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: iceland, usa, himalaya, los angeles, new york ...
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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, captivating, exciting, light, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, adventure, filmmaking, friendship, 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
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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Joel Barish, heartbroken that his girlfriend underwent a procedure to erase him from her memory, decides to do the same. However, as he watches his memories of her fade away, he realises that he still loves her, and may be too late to correct his ...
Style: melancholic, psychological, surreal, mind bending, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: surrealism, existentialism, introspection, love, power of love, love story, love and romance, deja vu, couple relations, couples, brainwashing, memory loss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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