10 best movies like Mio in the Land of Faraway (1987)

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Mio in the Land of Faraway 1987
They're two best friends, a million miles from home. On an incredible adventure, beyond the boundaries of space and time. A fantasy about a lonely boy who is transferred from his dull life with his adoptive parents to the land where his real father is the king.
List of the best movies like Mio in the Land of Faraway (1987): Pan, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, The Last Airbender, Journey to the Christmas Star, The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage, Return to Nim's Island, The NeverEnding Story III, Hugo.

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Pan (2015)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Australia
Duration02:24

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.

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:52

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.

The Last Airbender (2010)
Markimdb: 4
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:43

The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.

Journey to the Christmas Star (2012)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryNorway
Duration01:20

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 of a broken heart, leaving the shattered King all on his own. From that day on, the King cursed the Christmas Star, thereby causing darkness and grief to descend upon the land. However, an old sage has revealed that Goldhair is still alive, and will return only if the King finds the way back to the Christmas Star. Ever since, the King has been searching for the Christmas Star every Christmas, but all in vain.

The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising (2007)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

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.

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

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.

Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage (2014)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

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.

Return to Nim's Island (2013)
Markimdb: 5
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Australia

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.

The NeverEnding Story III (1994)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryWest Germany, Germany
Duration01:35

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.

Hugo (2011)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, adventure, family, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France
Duration02:06

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.

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Yoko (2012)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryGermany, Austria, Sweden
Duration01:39

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 children worldwide. Yoko is constantly showing his friends Pia and their unique qualities, but children are not the only ones who want the Yeti. Its great value calls attention to two hunters who want to take advantage of the yeti.

Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (2013)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrefantasy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, India
Duration01:28

Dorothy wakes up in post-tornado Kansas, only to be whisked back to Oz to try to save her old friends the Scarecrow, the Lion, the Tin Man and Glinda from a devious new villain, the Jester. Wiser the owl, Marshal Mallow, China Princess and Tugg the tugboat join Dorothy on her latest magical journey through the colorful landscape of Oz to restore order and happiness to Emerald City.

A Knight in Camelot (1998)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

Yet another variation on Mark Twain's "A Connecticut Yankee At King Arthur's Court." Here, a computer malfunction causes a science researcher to be sent back in time with her laptop, which she uses to amaze the court.

MirrorMask (2005)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:41

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

The Cat in the Hat (2003)
Markimdb: 4
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:22

Conrad and Sally Walden are home alone with their pet fish. It is raining outside, and there is nothing to do. Until The Cat in the Hat walks in the front door. He introduces them to their imagination, and at first it's all fun and games, until things get out of hand, and The Cat must go, go, go, before their parents get back.

The Thief of Bagdad (1940)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantasy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:46

When Prince Ahmad is blinded and cast out of Bagdad by the nefarious Jaffar, he joins forces with the scrappy thief Abu to win back his royal place, as well as the heart of a beautiful princess.

Voyage of the Unicorn (2001)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:50

One day the Aislings find themselves magically transported to a ship called the Unicorn. Here, they discover that they've been chosen to fulfill an incredible quest! They undergo an incredible journey of discovery in strange lands with enchanted creatures, but find their voyage is really one of the spirit, as they each learn faith and the power of love.

The Dragon Pearl (2011)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, detective
CountryAustralia
Duration01:33

When teenagers JOSH (Louis Corbett) and LING (Li Lin Jin) join their respective parents, CHRIS (Sam Neill) and Dr LI (Wang Ji) on an archaeological dig in China they encounter something trapped beneath a temple beyond their wildest imagination. A real live Chinese dragon. Two thousand years earlier, to defend his kingdom, the dragon lent an emperor his all powerful pearl. Instead of being returned, the pearl was buried with the emperor beneath his palace, and helpless without its source of power the dragon has remained entombed ever since.

The Borrowers (1997)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:29

The four-inch-tall Clock family secretly share a house with the normal-sized Lender family, "borrowing" such items as thread, safety pins, batteries and scraps of food. However, their peaceful co-existence is disturbed when evil lawyer Ocious P. Potter steals the will granting title to the house, which he plans to demolish in order to build apartments. The Lenders are forced to move, and the Clocks face the risk of being exposed to the normal-sized world.

The Magic Kids: Three Unlikely Heroes (2020)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryGermany

Vlad has just moved and joined one of the most famous magical schools in the world, where he meets fairies, witches, trolls and dwarfs. Him and his father are the first vampires in town, but he soon meets other special kids.

Peter Pan (2003)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia, USA, New Zealand
Duration01:53

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 their nursery one night and leads them over moonlit rooftops through a galaxy of stars and to the lush jungles of Neverland.

Jack the Giant Killer (1962)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA

The terrible and trecherous Pendragon plans to gain the throne of Cornwall by getting the king to abdicate and to marry his lovely daughter. To help him he has his dreadful witches in his castle and his almost unstoppable sorcery. A giant under his control abducts the princess, but on the way home with her the giant meets farming lad Jack who slays him. This is only the beginning.

Nils Holgerssons wunderbare Reise (2011)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryGermany, Sweden
Duration00:56

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...

Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryGermany, Australia, USA
Duration01:41

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.

The Water Horse (2007)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryNew Zealand, United Kingdom, Australia
Duration01:52

A lonely boy discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Scottish legend.

Alice Through the Looking Glass (1998)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantasy, family
CountryUnited Kingdom

A modern adaptation of the classic children's story 'Alice through the Looking Glass', which continued on from the popular 'Alice in Wonderland' story. This time Alice is played by the mother, who falls asleep while reading the the bedtime story to her daughter. Walking through the Looking Glass, Alice finds herself in Chessland, a magical and fun world. There she meets the Red and White Queens, as well as many other amusing friends on her journey across the chessboard countryside onto become a crowned queen.

The Jungle Book (2016)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:45

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.

Queens of Langkasuka (2008)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, history
CountryThailand

As sea pirates threaten to invade their kingdoms, three queens of Langkasuka must band together to defend their lands and peoples.

Aliens in the Attic (2009)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:26

A group of kids must protect their vacation home from invading aliens.

The Wiz (1978)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantasy, musical, adventure, family
CountryUSA

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




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