10 best movies like Santa & Cie (2017)

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Movies similar to Santa & Cie (2017): The Kid Who Would Be King, Klaus, A Wizard's Tale, The Snow Queen: Mirror Lands, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, My Little Pony: The Movie, Fantastic Journey to Oz, Coco, Three Heroes and the Princess of Egypt, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

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The Kid Who Would Be King (2019)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 6)
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
Duration01:55
CharactersWizards, Knights, Pupils
PlotAdventure
StyleFor children, Inspirational

Old-school magic meets the modern world when young Alex stumbles upon the mythical sword Excalibur. He soon unites his friends and enemies, and they become knights who join forces with the legendary wizard Merlin. Together, they must save mankind from the wicked enchantress Morgana and her army of supernatural warriors.

Klaus (2019)
CharactersFriends, Couriers
PlotMoving, Holidays, Gifts
TimeNew Year
StyleNetflix, Soulful

When Jesper distinguishes himself as the Postal Academy's worst student, he is sent to Smeerensburg, a small village located on an icy island above the Arctic Circle, where grumpy inhabitants barely exchange words, let alone letters. Jesper is about to give up and abandon his duty as a postman when he meets local teacher Alva and Klaus, a mysterious carpenter who lives alone in a cabin full of handmade toys.

A Wizard's Tale (2018)
Mark3.4 (imdb: 4.7)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUnited Kingdom, Mexico, USA
Duration02:08
CharactersWizards
PlotAdventure
StyleFor children

Balloon kingdoms, dopey police dragons and happy wizards are exactly how Terry remembered his Grandmother's whacky fairy tales. Except they are real and it's definitely not as 'cheerful.'

The Snow Queen: Mirror Lands (2018)
Mark5.2 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
Duration01:23
CharactersWizards, Kings, Troll
PlotAdventure
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleKind, For children, Touching, Cute, Soulful

A powerful king nearly lost his family due to the Snow Queen's evil deeds. He finds a way to ban all the magic from the world - all the possessors of magic powers are now trapped in Mirrorlands. The only one who can stop him and keep the fairy-tale in our world is Gerda - as her own biggest power is not magic but her faith in kindness and friendship. In Gerda's new adventures, she will be helped by trolls, pirates and even the Snow Queen herself.

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
Duration01:35
PlotAdventure, Snow
TimeNew Year
StyleFairy tales, For children, Disney

A young girl is transported into a magical world of gingerbread soldiers and an army of mice. In Disney’s magical take on the classic The Nutcracker, Clara wants a one-of-a-kind key that will unlock a box holding a priceless gift. A golden thread presented at her godfather’s holiday party leads her to the coveted key—which promptly disappears into a strange and mysterious parallel world. There Clara encounters a soldier, a gang of mice and the regents of three magical Realms. But she must brave the ominous Fourth Realm, home to the tyrant Mother Ginger, to retrieve her key and return harmony to the unstable world.

My Little Pony: The Movie (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, drama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:28
CharactersWizards, Dragons, Sisters
PlotAdventure, Magic, Travel, Witchcraft

A new dark force threatens Ponyville, and the Mane 6 – Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy and Rarity – embark on an unforgettable journey beyond Equestria where they meet new friends and exciting challenges on a quest to use the magic of friendship and save their home.

Fantastic Journey to Oz (2017)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryRussia
Duration01:45
CharactersWizards, Friends, Soldier, Family
PlotAdventure

The cunning and wicked Urfin wants to become ruler of Magic Land. With an army of wooden soldiers, he captures the Emerald City and renames it ti Urfinville. He is all but ready to celebrate victory, when his plans are ruined by an ordinary girl named Dorothy, who arrives in Magic Land just at the right time. She must return home, but not before she helps her friends - the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and new-brave Lion - defeat Urfin. And in order to do that, they need to find out who he really is.

Coco (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.4)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, detective, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
CharactersMusicians, Childrens, Guitarists, Family
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Life after death, Holidays, Death
PlaceMexico, Village
StyleTouching, Atmospheric

Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.

Three Heroes and the Princess of Egypt (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.2)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryRussia
Duration01:45
PlotAdventure
PlaceEgypt
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting

The new adventures of the three heroes and, of course, the horse Yuliya!!!!. Where will the fate of the fairy tale heroes, who have fallen in love with them still go, what challenges do they have to overcome, that will help them defeat the dark forces? We will find out about this very soon.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:42
CharactersWizards, Monsters, Scientists
PlotMulti-part, Adventure, Travel, Relationship
PlaceNew York, USA

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 American wizarding authorities after Newt, and threatens to strain even further the state of magical and non-magical relations.

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Santa Claus. Battle of Mages (2016)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 3.7)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryRussia
Duration02:38
CharactersMonsters, Wizards
PlotLove, Magic, Holidays
PlaceRussia, Moscow
TimeNew Year
StyleAtmospheric

Young girl Masha accidentally discovers the organization of snow and ice mages fighting the global devil under the leadership of Santa Claus.

Bad Santa 2 (2016)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:14
CharactersMothers
PlotAdventure, Robbery, Depression, Holidays
PlaceUSA
TimeNew Year

Fueled by cheap whiskey, greed and hatred, Willie Soke teams up with his angry little sidekick, Marcus, to knock off a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve. Along for the ride is chubby and cheery Thurman Merman, a 250-pound ray of sunshine who brings out Willie's sliver of humanity. Issues arise when the pair are joined by Willie's horror story of a mother, who raises the bar for the gang's ambitions, while somehow lowering the standards of criminal behavior.

Inside Out (2015)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 8.2)
Genrecomedy, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration02:15
CharactersChildrens, Pupils, Wizards, Parents, Family
PlotEmotions, Adventure, Travel
PlaceSchool
StyleFor children

Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness. The emotions live in Headquarters, the control center inside Riley's mind, where they help advise her through everyday life. As Riley and her emotions struggle to adjust to a new life in San Francisco, turmoil ensues in Headquarters. Although Joy, Riley's main and most important emotion, tries to keep things positive, the emotions conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house and school.

The Land of OZ (2015)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
Duration02:19
CharactersWizards
PlotHappiness, Holidays
PlaceRussia
TimeNew Year

In Yekaterinburg over the Christmas period, shop assistant Lenka Shabadinova experiences a number of incredible events and unexpected meetings.

Frozen Fever (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrefantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon, short
CountryUSA
Duration00:40
CharactersSisters, Princesses, Family
PlotMagic, Holidays, Adventure

On Anna's birthday, Elsa and Kristoff are determined to give her the best celebration ever, but Elsa's icy powers may put more than just the party at risk.

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)
Mark4 (imdb: 6)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, South Korea
Duration02:36
CharactersWizards, Superhero
PlotApocalypse, Dreams, Adventure
PlaceIslands

Burger Beard is a pirate who is in search of the final page of a magical book that makes any evil plan he writes in it come true, which happens to be the Krabby Patty secret formula. When the entire city of Bikini Bottom is put in danger, SpongeBob, Patrick, Mr. Krabs, Squidward, Sandy, and Plankton need to go on a quest that takes them to the surface. In order to get back the recipe and save their city, the gang must retrieve the book and transform themselves into superheroes.

A Christmas Horror Story (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, detective
CountryCanada
Duration02:00
CharactersZombie, Elves
PlotGhosts, Holidays
PlaceForest
TimeNew Year

Christmas is supposed to be a time of joy, peace and goodwill. But for some folks in the small town of Bailey Downs, it turns into something much less festive.

Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, short
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersFamily
PlotAdventure
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting

During a post-Christmas play date, the gang find themselves in uncharted territory when the coolest set of action figures ever turn out to be dangerously delusional. It's all up to Trixie, the triceratops, if the gang hopes to return to Bonnie's room in this Toy Story That Time Forgot.

Get Santa (2014)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:42
PlacePrison
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting

A father and son who must team up to save Christmas, once they discover Santa Claus sleeping in their garage after crashing his sleigh and finding himself on the run from the police.

Oz: The Great and Powerful (2013)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersMagician, Wizards, Witch
PlotMagic, Time travel, Adventure, Love
StyleFairy tales, Light

Oscar Diggs, a small-time circus illusionist and con-artist, is whisked from Kansas to the Land of Oz where the inhabitants assume he's the great wizard of prophecy, there to save Oz from the clutches of evil.

Frozen (2013)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersWizards, Deer, Sisters, Family
PlotSnow, Cold, Adventure, Wedding, Magic
TimeWinter
StyleDisney, For children

Young princess Anna of Arendelle dreams about finding true love at her sister Elsa’s coronation. Fate takes her on a dangerous journey in an attempt to end the eternal winter that has fallen over the kingdom. She's accompanied by ice delivery man Kristoff, his reindeer Sven, and snowman Olaf. On an adventure where she will find out what friendship, courage, family, and true love really means.

Boule & Bill (2013)
Mark8 (imdb: 4.3)
Genrecomedy, family
CountryFrance, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration01:22
CharactersParents
PlaceFrance, Paris

Buddy is an abandoned young cocker spaniel waiting dejectedly in his cage for a kind, new owner to adopt him. Suddenly, Billy, a little boy whose hair is as red as Buddy's, appears. It's love at first sight and the beginning of a great friendship. But for Billy's parents, this is where the trouble begins.

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersGods, Wizards, Doctors
PlotDeath, Adventure
PlaceSchool
StyleExciting

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.

Thunder and the House of Magic (2013)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefamily, cartoon
CountryUSA, Belgium
Duration01:25
CharactersCats, Rabbits, Dogs, Wizards, Family
PlotAdventure
StyleExciting

Thunder, an abandoned young cat seeking shelter from a storm, stumbles into the strangest house imaginable, owned by an old magician and inhabited by a dazzling array of automatons and gizmos. Not everyone welcomes the new addition to the troupe as Jack Rabbit and Maggie Mouse plot to evict Thunder. The situation gets worse when the magician lands in hospital and his scheming nephew sees his chance to cash in by selling the mansion. Our young hero is determined to earn his place and so he enlists the help of some wacky magician's assistants to protect his magical new home.

Brave (2012)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersWitch, Wizards, Kings, Princesses, Family
PlotAdventure, Magic
PlaceForest, Scotland

Brave is set in the mystical Scottish Highlands, where Mérida is the princess of a kingdom ruled by King Fergus and Queen Elinor. An unruly daughter and an accomplished archer, Mérida one day defies a sacred custom of the land and inadvertently brings turmoil to the kingdom. In an attempt to set things right, Mérida seeks out an eccentric old Wise Woman and is granted an ill-fated wish. Also figuring into Mérida’s quest — and serving as comic relief — are the kingdom’s three lords: the enormous Lord MacGuffin, the surly Lord Macintosh, and the disagreeable Lord Dingwall.

Rise of the Guardians (2012)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersFairies, Friends
PlotAdventure, Dreams
PlaceUSA
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting

When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs and imagination of children all over the world.

Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups (2012)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genreadventure, family
CountryCanada
CharactersDogs
PlotAdventure
TimeNew Year
StyleTouching

An all-new Disney holiday classic is born - Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups. Starring a brand-new litter of the cutest talking pups ever - Hope, Jingle, Charity, and Noble - it's perfect for the whole family. When Mrs. Claus travels to Pineville, the playful Santa Pups stow away on her sled. Taking mischief to a whole new level, they begin granting joyful wishes to Pineville's boys and girls, but something goes terribly wrong - the Christmas spirit begins to disappear. Now the Santa Pups and Mrs. Claus must race to save Christmas around the world. From the creators of Disney Buddies, this magical, heartwarming tale is brimming with hope, cheer, and Christmas spirit. Written by Paws

Hugo (2011)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 7.5)
Genredrama, adventure, family, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersFriends, Orphans
PlotMystery, Magic, Adventure
PlaceFrance, Paris

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.

When Santa Fell to Earth (2011)
Mark6 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CountryGermany
CharactersFamily
PlotAdventure
TimeNew Year

Christmas is just two weeks away, it is pouring with rain, and Ben is struggling to get into the Christmas spirit. Suddenly, Bens life takes a turn for the better when Santa Niklas Goodfellow and his Christmas caravan come crashing down to Earth in the middle of thunderstorm and land in Foggy Lane. Santa is on the run from the ruthless Gerold Geronimus Goblynch and his army of nutcrackers who have outlawed all of the old magical ways and have transformed the bright and peaceful Christmas world into a dark and hostile place, governed by greed and money. Goblynch has banned work for all Santas and confined the Christmas angels to tiny prison cells, where they can no longer hear the dearest wishes of children. Goblynch also wants to force Santa Niklas Goodfellow, the last real Santa, to work for his commercialized Christmas company and forces him to do hard labour in the ordering department of the Christmas Palace.

Arthur Christmas (2011)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:37
CharactersElves, Family
PlotMagic, Holidays
TimeNew Year

Each Christmas, Santa and his vast army of highly trained elves produce gifts and distribute them around the world in one night. However, when one of 600 million children to receive a gift from Santa on Christmas Eve is missed, it is deemed ‘acceptable’ to all but one – Arthur. Arthur Claus is Santa’s misfit son who executes an unauthorized rookie mission to get the last present half way around the globe before dawn on Christmas morning.

A Princess for Christmas (2011)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
PlotHolidays
TimeNew Year

After her sister and brother-in-law's tragic death, an American woman who is the guardian for her young niece and nephew is invited to a royal European castle for Christmas by her late brother-in-law's father, the Duke of Castlebury. Feeling out of place as a commoner, she is determined to give her family a merry Christmas and surprises herself when she falls for a handsome prince.

Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrehorror, fantasy, adventure
CountryFinland, Norway, France, Sweden
Duration01:19
PlotHolidays
TimeNew Year
StyleFascinating

It's the eve of Christmas in northern Finland and an "archeological" dig has just unearthed the real Santa Claus. But this particular Santa isn't the one you want coming to town. When all the local children begin mysteriously disappearing, young Pietari and his father Rauno, a reindeer hunter by trade, capture the mythological being and attempt to sell Santa to the misguided leader of the multinational corporation sponsoring the dig. Santa's elves, however, will stop at nothing to free their fearless leader from captivity. What ensues is a wildly humorous nightmare - a fantastically bizarre polemic on modern day morality. RARE EXPORTS: A CHRISTMAS TALE is a re-imagining of the most classic of all childhood fantasies, and is a darkly comic gem soon to be required perennial holiday viewing.

A Christmas Carol (2009)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantasy, drama, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersRich, Wizards, Old man
PlotHolidays, Supernatural
TimeNew Year
StyleFor winter evenings

Miser Ebenezer Scrooge is awakened on Christmas Eve by spirits who reveal to him his own miserable existence, what opportunities he wasted in his youth, his current cruelties, and the dire fate that awaits him if he does not change his ways. Scrooge is faced with his own story of growing bitterness and meanness, and must decide what his own future will hold: death or redemption.

Merry Madagascar (2009)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon, short
CountryUSA
Duration00:21
CharactersFriends, Family
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Holidays
PlaceJungle, New York
TimeNew Year

The Zoosters are back in an all-new holiday adventure. When Santa and his reindeer crash onto the island of Madagascar it's up to Alex, Marty, Gloria, Melman and those wacky penguins to save Christmas. Get ready for a sleigh full of laughs in this hilarious new holiday classic.

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.5)
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Poland, Slovenia, Czech Republic
Duration02:30
CharactersWizards, Teens, Witch
PlotAdventure
PlaceEngland, Parallel worlds
TimeFuture

One year after their incredible adventures in the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Peter, Edmund, Lucy and Susan Pevensie return to Narnia to aid a young prince whose life has been threatened by the evil King Miraz. Now, with the help of a colorful cast of new characters, including Trufflehunter the badger and Nikabrik the dwarf, the Pevensie clan embarks on an incredible quest to ensure that Narnia is returned to its rightful heir.

Ratatouille (2007)
Mark9 (imdb: 8)
Genrefantasy, comedy, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:51
CharactersAnimals, Cooks, Friends
PlotDreams
PlaceFrance, Paris, Village
StyleDisney, For children

A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great French chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in the sewers of Paris, he finds himself ideally situated beneath a restaurant made famous by his culinary hero, Auguste Gusteau. Despite the apparent dangers of being an unlikely - and certainly unwanted - visitor in the kitchen of a fine French restaurant, Remy's passion for cooking soon sets into motion a hilarious and exciting rat race that turns the culinary world of Paris upside down.

The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising (2007)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 4.8)
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersWizards, Teens, Family, Brothers, Twins, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Magic, Moving, Time travel, Fate
TimeNew Year

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.

The Perfect Holiday (2007)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, family
CountryUSA

Laughter, love and just a hint of magic make for THE PERFECT HOLIDAY, a fun-filled comedy romance starring Morris Chestnut, Gabrielle Union, Charlie Murphy, Katt Williams, Faizon Love, Terrence Howard and Queen Latifah. All Nancy Taylor (Union) wants for Christmas is to meet a nice man. So when her little girl shares Mommy's wish with smitten shopping mall Santa, Benjamin Armstrong (Chestnut), he does his best to make her dream come true in this delightful holiday treat the entire family will enjoy!

Stardust (2007)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrefantasy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Iceland
Duration02:07
CharactersWizards, Witch
PlotLove, Magic, Dreams, Adventure
PlaceVillage, England

In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his true identity.

Christmas Story (2007)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 7)
Genrefantasy, drama, family
CountryFinland
Duration01:23
CharactersOrphans
PlaceVillage
TimeNew Year

Hundreds of years ago in Lapland, a little boy named Nikolas loses his family in an accident. The villagers decide to look after the orphaned boy together. Once a year - at Christmas - Nikolas moves to a new home. To show his gratitude, Nikolas decides to make toys for the children of the families as good-bye presents. Over the years, Nikolas's former adoptive families become many, and soon almost every house has presents on its doorstep on Christmas morning. At thirteen, Nikolas is sent to live and work with Iisakki, a grumpy old carpenter, who forbids Nikolas to continue making presents for Christmas. Gradually, however, Nikolas wins Iisakki's trust. Together they begin to look after the Christmas traditional that Nikolas has begun. When the aged Iisakki has to leave Nikolas and move away, the tradition of Christmas presents is once again at risk. Thankfully, Nikolas comes up with a solution that brings children joy every Christmas, even continuing to today.

The Da Vinci Code (2006)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUSA, Malta, France, United Kingdom
Duration02:29
PlotMystery, Conspiracies, Adventure, Investigation
PlaceFrance, Paris

When the curator of the Louvre is found murdered in the famed museum's hallowed halls, Harvard professor, Robert Langdon and cryptographer, Sophie Neve must untangle a deadly web of deceit involving the works of Leonardo da Vinci.

The Polar Express (2004)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
PlotAdventure, Snow
TimeNew Year

When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.

Ella Enchanted (2004)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, family
CountryUSA, Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom
Duration01:36
CharactersWizards
PlotAdventure

Ella lives in a magical world in which each child, at the moment of their birth, is given a virtuous "gift" from a fairy godmother. Ella's so-called gift, however, is obedience. This birthright proves itself to be quite the curse once Ella finds herself in the hands of several unscrupulous characters whom she quite literally cannot disobey. Determined to gain control of her life and decisions, Ella sets off on a journey to find her fairy godmother who she hopes will lift the curse. The path, however, isn't easy -- Ella must outwit a slew of unpleasant obstacles including ogres, giants, wicked stepsisters, elves and Prince Charmont's evil uncle, who wants to take over the crown and rule the kingdom.

Brother Bear (2003)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:22
CharactersAnimals, Wizards, Hunters, Friends, Family
PlotChase, Adventure
PlaceForest, Nature
StyleDisney, Touching

When an impulsive boy named Kenai is magically transformed into a bear, he must literally walk in another's footsteps until he learns some valuable life lessons. His courageous and often zany journey introduces him to a forest full of wildlife, including the lovable bear cub Koda, hilarious moose Rutt and Tuke, woolly mammoths and rambunctious rams.

The Cat in the Hat (2003)
Mark9 (imdb: 3.9)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:22
CharactersWizards, Cats, Family
PlotAdventure

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.

Elf (2003)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, family
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:37
CharactersElves
PlaceNew York
TimeNew Year

When young Buddy falls into Santa's gift sack on Christmas Eve, he's transported back to the North Pole and raised as a toy-making elf by Santa's helpers. But as he grows into adulthood, he can't shake the nagging feeling that he doesn't belong. Buddy vows to visit Manhattan and find his real dad, a workaholic publisher.

Tokyo Godfathers (2003)
Mark6 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration01:28
PlotHolidays, Adventure
PlaceJapan
TimeNew Year
StyleTouching

One Christmas Eve three people, a middle-aged alcoholic named Gin, a former drag queen Hana and a dependent runaway girl Miyuki, discover an abandoned newborn while looking through the garbage.

Shrek (2001)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersGiants, Princesses, Wizards, Friends, Dragons
PlotAdventure, Love, Magic, Witchcraft, Hiking trip
PlaceForest, Castle
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleFor children

It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot -- a wisecracking donkey.

Anastasia (1997)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantasy, drama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersPrincesses, Family
PlotBetrayal, Adventure
PlaceRussia, Paris
StyleTouching, Exciting

This animated adventure retells the story of the lost daughter of Russia's last czar. The evil Rasputin places a curse on the Romanov family, and Anastasia and her grandmother, Empress Maria, get separated. After growing up in an orphanage, Anastasia encounters two Russian men seeking a reward offered by Empress Maria for the return of her granddaughter. The trio travels to Paris, where they find that the empress has grown skeptical of imposters.

The Borrowers (1997)
Mark6 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:29
CharactersLawyers, Family
PlotAdventure

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.

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