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20 best movies like Gulliver's Travels (1996)


List of the best movies like Gulliver's Travels (1996): The 3 Worlds of Gulliver, Where the Wild Things Are, Jack the Giant Slayer, The Jungle Book, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, Gulliver's Travels, Two Brothers, MirrorMask, The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising, Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb.

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Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersWitch, Kings, Crocodiles, Giants, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Chess, Rivalry
PlaceSea, Islands
Time18th century

Doctor Gulliver is poor, so nothing - not even his charming fiancée Elisabeth - keeps him in the town he lives. He signs on to a ship to India, but in a storm he's washed off the ship and ends up on an island, which is inhibitated by very tiny people. After he managed to convince them he's harmless and is accepted as one of their citizens, their king wants to use him in war against a people of giants. Compared to them, even Gulliver is a gnome.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryGermany, Australia, USA
Duration01:41
CharactersKings, Monsters, Childrens, Heroes, Family
PlotAdventure, Travel, Magic, Loneliness
PlaceIslands, Fantastic worlds
StyleFor children, Light, Fascinating, Fancy, Touching

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.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:54
CharactersHorses, Dragons, Giants, Heroes, Family
PlotAdventure, Expeditions, Rivalry
StyleFor children, Exciting, Light, Fascinating, Serious

The story of an ancient war that is reignited when a young farmhand unwittingly opens a gateway between our world and a fearsome race of giants. Unleashed on the Earth for the first time in centuries, the giants strive to reclaim the land they once lost, forcing the young man, Jack into the battle of his life to stop them. Fighting for a kingdom, its people, and the love of a brave princess, he comes face to face with the unstoppable warriors he thought only existed in legend–and gets the chance to become a legend himself.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:45
CharactersAnimals, Wolves, Bears, Snake, Monkeys
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Travel, Friendship, Chase
PlaceVillage, Jungle, Nature, India
StyleSerious

A man-cub named Mowgli fostered by wolves. After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan, Mowgli is forced to flee the jungle, by which he embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of the panther, Bagheera and the free-spirited bear, Baloo.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:52
CharactersWitch, Kings, Dragons, Heroes, Family
PlotLove, Time travel, Adventure, Magic, Slavery
PlaceSea, Ships, Ocean, Parallel worlds
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Epic, Serious

This time around Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, along with their pesky cousin Eustace Scrubb find themselves swallowed into a painting and on to a fantastic Narnian ship headed for the very edges of the world.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
CharactersGiants, Family, Writers, Journalists, Losers
PlotAdventure, Shipwreck, Internet, Cheating
PlacePrison, Islands, Fantastic worlds
StyleExciting

Travel writer Lemuel Gulliver takes an assignment in Bermuda, but ends up on the island of Liliput, where he towers over its tiny citizens.

Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryFrance, United Kingdom
Duration01:49
CharactersAnimals, Heroes, Tigers, Family, Archaeologists
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Chase, Fate, Rivalry
PlaceJungle
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Epic, Serious

Two tigers are separated as cubs and taken into captivity, only to be reunited years later as enemies by an explorer (Pearce) who inadvertently forces them to fight each other.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:41
CharactersZombie, Giants, Heroes, Family
PlotAdventure, Magic, Investigation, Hypnosis
PlaceVillage, Parallel worlds
StyleExciting, Light, Atmospheric, Fancy, Serious

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

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersTeens, Heroes, Immortals, Family, Twins
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Travel, Magic, Superpowers
PlaceParallel worlds
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Light, Fascinating, Epic

A boy's life is turned upside down when he learns that he is the last of a group of immortal warriors who have dedicated their lives to fighting the forces of the dark.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:38
CharactersHorses, Monkeys, Family, Archaeologists
PlotAdventure, Travel, Volcanoes, Mystery
PlaceEgypt, Fantastic worlds, Parallel worlds, England, London
StyleTwisted plot, Light, Smart

When the magic powers of The Tablet of Ahkmenrah begin to die out, Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:28
CharactersAnimals, Horses, Family, Friends
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Justice
PlaceEngland
StyleLight, To cry, Cute, Inspirational, Fascinating

The fates of horses, and the people who own and command them, are revealed as Black Beauty narrates the circle of his life.

Markimdb: 5
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Australia
CharactersTeens, Strong women, Heroes, Family, Friends
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Mystery, Rivalry
PlaceIslands, Nature, Australia
StyleExciting, Soulful, Fascinating, Fancy

Fourteen year old Nim, more determined than ever to protect her island and all the wildlife that call it home, faces off against resort developers and animal poachers. Soon she realizes she can’t depend on her animal cohorts alone and must make her first human friend – Edmund, who’s run away to the island from the mainland – to save her home.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Australia
Duration02:24
CharactersPirates, Indians, Mermaids, Childrens, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Travel, Magic, Martial Arts, Chase
PlaceSpace, Islands, Fantastic worlds, Parallel worlds, London
StyleFor children, Exciting, Action, Steampunk, Fairy tales

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 Neverland from the ruthless pirate Blackbeard. Along the way, the rebellious and mischievous boy discovers his true destiny, becoming the hero forever known as Peter Pan.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Belgium, Canada
Duration02:44
CharactersWitch, Teens, Monsters, Childrens, Immortals
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Travel, Magic, Superpowers
PlaceIslands, Fantastic worlds, England, Orphan home, Boarding school
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Gothic, Serious, Beautiful landscapes

A teenager finds himself transported to an island where he must help protect a group of orphans with special powers from creatures intent on destroying them.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, India, United Kingdom
Duration01:54
CharactersDogs, Dragons, Childrens, Cannibals, Giants
PlotAdventure, Abduction, Friendship, Fate, Justice
PlaceParis, England, France, Metro, London
StyleExciting, Light, Soulful, Beautiful landscapes

The BFG is no ordinary bone-crunching giant. He is far too nice and jumbly. It's lucky for Sophie that he is. Had she been carried off in the middle of the night by the Bloodbottler, or any of the other giants—rather than the BFG—she would have soon become breakfast. When Sophie hears that the giants are flush-bunking off to England to swollomp a few nice little chiddlers, she decides she must stop them once and for all. And the BFG is going to help her!

Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryNew Zealand, USA
Duration02:24
CharactersMonsters, Dragons, Knights, Giants, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Travel, Superpowers, Multi-part, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Epic, Serious, Disturbing

Immediately after the events of The Desolation of Smaug, Bilbo and the dwarves try to defend Erebor's mountain of treasure from others who claim it: the men of the ruined Laketown and the elves of Mirkwood. Meanwhile an army of Orcs led by Azog the Defiler is marching on Erebor, fueled by the rise of the dark lord Sauron. Dwarves, elves and men must unite, and the hope for Middle-Earth falls into Bilbo's hands.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantasy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryHungary, United Kingdom, France, Australia, USA, New Zealand
Duration01:43
CharactersTeens, Horses, Heroes, Family, Lions
PlotAdventure, Curses, Rivalry
PlaceForest, Moon, Castle, Estate

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 Manor.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersHeroes, Wizards, Sultans
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Mythology, Rivalry
PlaceDeserts
StyleExciting, Action, Light, Fascinating

When the Sultan's first born is taken by an evil sorcerer, Sinbad is tasked with traveling to a desert of magic and creatures to save her.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersHeroes, Family, Wizards
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Saving the World, Double life, Rivalry
PlaceItaly
StyleFascinating

The Russo family and friends are headed to Tuscany, Italy, to meet their long lost relatives... but when Alex tries to prove she's more than a seemingly carefree young Wizard, she inadvertently conjures a spell that creates a Good Alex and an Evil Alex. When Evil Alex gets roped into a charming young wizard's foreboding plan to take over the world, Good Alex must find a way to save her family and humankind, which leads to a monumental battle between the two versions of herself - all atop the Tower of Pisa.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryThailand
CharactersTeens, Kings, Spy, Childrens, Snake
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Fight
PlaceJungle, Islands, Caves, Beach
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Serious

A man who stops into a foster home to drop off some donations soon tells the kids a story about two teenage friends who uncover a long-lost medallion that transports them back in time.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersTeens, Gods, Doctors, Giants, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Death, Mythology
PlaceSchool, Ocean, Parallel worlds
StyleExciting, Epic

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.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genredrama, adventure, family, detective
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersChildrens, Alcoholics
PlotAdventure, Travel, Poker, Expeditions, Swimming
PlaceIslands, Forest, Lighthouse, Beach
TimeSummer
StyleExciting, Light, Soulful, Fascinating

Sent to spend the summer with their uncle on a remote island, young brothers Andy and Mark learn that their eccentric grandfather once owned the island, but vanished without a trace…taking with him the secret to a vast fortune. Delving into the mysterious past of the island, the brothers discover that their grandfather designed a complex treasure hunt, a hunt that could lead to unimaginable wealth and heal their broken family – if they can find it in time. Sinister forces also search for the money and will stop at nothing to keep the boys from their quest. As the adventure unfolds, the boys learn that the bonds of family are the most valuable riches of all, and that some family secrets can’t stay buried forever.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:18
CharactersFamily
PlotSurvival, Travel
PlaceIslands, Nature, Antarctica
StyleExciting, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

South Georgia - alone in a vast ocean. 900 miles from Antarctica, and a mere 100 miles long. A wild rugged landscape with mountain ranges, vast glaciers, windblown plains half buried beneath snow and ice. Three years ago, the Penguin King left home. Now he is returning to the place where he was born and raised: Penguin City. One of the most densely-packed, sought-after pieces of real estate in the entire southern hemisphere and somehow he must establish his own place in it. He must find a mate.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, adventure, family, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France
Duration02:06
CharactersRobots, Childrens, Thieves, Family, Friends
PlotAdventure, Travel, Magic, Friendship, Fate
PlaceParis, France
StyleExciting, Light, To cry, Steampunk, Fascinating

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 notebook left to him by his late father. Accompanied by the goddaughter of an embittered toy merchant, Hugo embarks on a quest to solve the mystery of the automaton and find a place he can call home.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersGiants, Heroes, Family, Twins, Goblins
PlotAdventure, Magic
PlaceFantastic worlds, Estate
StyleFor children, Exciting, Fairy tales

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.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantasy, musical, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersHeroes, Family, Inventors
PlotAdventure, Toys, Rivalry
PlaceEngland
StyleExciting, To cry, By books

A hapless inventor finally finds success with a flying car, which a dictator from a foreign government sets out to take for himself.

Markimdb: 6
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryGermany, Sweden
Duration00:56
CharactersFamily, Gnomes
PlotAdventure, Travel, Friendship, Witchcraft, Self-sacrifice
PlaceSweden
StyleLight, To cry, Soulful, By books, Fascinating

Thirteen year-old Nils Holgersson is bored dwelling on a farm with his parents. Instead of helping on the farm, he prefers to play pranks and tease animals. One day life unexpectedly changed Nils...

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantasy, musical, adventure, family
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Witch, Teachers, Family, Friends
PlotAdventure, Motorcycles, Friendship, Rivalry
PlaceNew York
StyleAtmospheric

Dorothy Gale, a shy kindergarten teacher is swept away to the magic land of Oz where she embarks on a quest to return home

Markimdb: 3.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryWest Germany, Germany
Duration01:35
CharactersDragons, Heroes, Family, Friends
PlotAdventure, Superpowers, Friendship, Rivalry
PlaceParallel worlds, Small cities
StyleBy books, Fancy

A young boy must restore order when a group of bullies steal the magical book that acts as a portal between Earth and the imaginary world of Fantasia.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Hungary
Duration01:44
CharactersDragons, Heroes, Elves, Orphans
PlotAdventure, Magic, Superpowers, Supernatural, Fate
StyleExciting, By books, Epic, Serious

In his homeland of Alagaesia, a farm boy happens upon a dragon's egg -- a discovery that leads him on a predestined journey where he realized he's the one person who can defend his home against an evil king.





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