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20 best movies like The Secret of Moonacre (2008)

List of the best movies like The Secret of Moonacre (2008): Pan, Peter Pan, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Journey to the Christmas Star, The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Five Children and It, The 3 Worlds of Gulliver, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, A Far Off Place, The Dragon Pearl.

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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: 6.8
Genrefantasy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia, USA, New Zealand
Duration01:53
CharactersPirates, Mermaids, Crocodiles, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Friendship, First love
PlaceIslands, Fantastic worlds
StyleExciting, Cute, Fascinating

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.

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: 5.8
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryNorway
Duration01:20
CharactersKings, Family, Friends
PlotAdventure, Travel, Magic, Friendship
PlaceForest, Castle
TimeNew Year, Winter
StyleExciting, Inspirational, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:51
CharactersTeens, Witch, Dragons, Wizards, Heroes
PlotMagic, Adventure, Superpowers, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Gothic

Balthazar Blake is a master sorcerer in modern-day Manhattan trying to defend the city from his arch-nemesis, Maxim Horvath. Balthazar can't do it alone, so he recruits Dave Stutler, a seemingly average guy who demonstrates hidden potential, as his reluctant protégé. The sorcerer gives his unwilling accomplice a crash course in the art and science of magic, and together, these unlikely partners work to stop the forces of darkness.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryFrance, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:29
CharactersHeroes, Family, Losers
PlotAdventure, Supernatural, Fulfillment of desires, Rivalry
StyleFancy, Gothic

A Psammead is 'It', an ancient, irritable, ugly sand fairy, which five children find one day in a gravel pit. As a reward for finding him, It grants the children one wish a day, the results of which will last until sunset.

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: 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: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:48
CharactersTeens, Heroes, Family, Friends, Elephants
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Friendship
PlaceAfrica, Deserts
StyleExciting, Inspirational, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Touching

Thrown together under incredible circumstances, two strangers must discover courage and strength when they begin a journey across the treacherous African desert! Equipped only with their wits and the expertise of a native bushman who befriends them, they are determined to triumph over impossible odds and reach their destination. But along the way, the trio face a primitive desert wilderness.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, detective
CountryAustralia
Duration01:33
CharactersTeens, Dragons, Heroes, Family, Scientists
PlotAdventure, Supernatural, Fulfillment of desires, Fate, Freedom
PlaceChina, Australia
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Fancy, Serious

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.

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: 5.1
Genrefantasy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, India
Duration01:28
CharactersDogs, Witch, Family, Lions, Friends
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Tornadoes
PlaceParallel worlds, Castle
StyleExciting, By books

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.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:27
CharactersWitch, Kings, Horses, Strong women, Fairies
PlotLove, Abduction, Fight, Wedding, Witchcraft
PlaceCastle
StyleExciting, Soulful, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Touching

Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies, and dark new forces at play.

Markimdb: 4
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersHeroes, Family
PlotWar, Time travel, Adventure, Travel, Magic
StyleExciting

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.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:29
CharactersDogs, Killers, Family, Lawyers, Friends
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Hostage, Family life, Dreams
PlaceKitchen
StyleFascinating, Tense, Fancy, Touching

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.

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: 5.8
Genrefantasy, family
CountryUSA, Germany, United Kingdom
Duration01:40
CharactersAnimals, Heroes, Family, Friends, Orphans
PlotAdventure, Obsession, Friendship, Fate, Mystery
PlaceEngland, Estate
StyleTo cry, By books, Atmospheric, Serious

A youngster living in a stately home discovers the magical garden Mary, Colin & Dickon stumbled across years before - but faces a battle with the housekeeper over whether to nurture it.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantasy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:07
CharactersWitch, Kings, Pirates, Wizards
PlotLove, Adventure, Magic, Superpowers, Chase
PlaceVillage, England
StyleFor children, Fascinating

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.

Markimdb: 4.2
Genrefantastic, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:34
CharactersTeens, Friends, Sisters, Artists, Singers
PlotAdventure, Music, Friendship
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleFascinating

In a hyper-linked social media age, an orphaned teenage girl, Jerrica Jem Benton, becomes an online recording sensation, and she and her sisters embark on a music-driven scavenger hunt - one that sends them on an adventure across Los Angeles - in an attempt to unlock a final message left by her father.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Spain, France, Canada, United Kingdom
Duration02:22
CharactersTeens, Robots, Heroes, Family, Scientists
PlotApocalypse, End of the world, Adventure, Teleportation, Fate
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Beautiful, Fascinating, Deep Meaning, Makes me think

Bound by a shared destiny, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor jaded by disillusionment embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory as "Tomorrowland."

Markimdb: 4.6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, melodrama, adventure, family, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:40
CharactersTeens, CIA, Spy, Heroes, Family
PlotAdventure, Rivalry
PlaceEngland, London, Summer camp, Boarding school

With all-new gadgets, high-flying action, exciting chases and a wisecracking new handler, Derek (Anthony Anderson), Cody has to retrieve the device before the world's leaders fall under the evil control of a diabolical villain.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersAnimals, Heroes, Family, Friends, Parrots
PlotAdventure, Friendship
PlaceVillage, Islands, Africa, England
Time19th century
StyleTo cry, Fancy, Touching

A veterinarian who can communicate with animals travels abroad to search for a giant sea snail.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration03:06
CharactersHorses, Giants, Heroes, Family
PlotAdventure, Shipwreck
PlaceIslands, Ocean
Time18th century
StyleLight, Soulful, Fascinating, Serious

Dr. Gulliver has returned from his journey to his family after a long absence - and tells them the story of his travels.

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.

Markimdb: 4.2
Genreaction, fantasy, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, Hungary
Duration01:48
CharactersHeroes, Family, Revived toys
PlotAdventure, Rivalry
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Atmospheric

Set in 1920s Vienna, this is the tale of a little girl, whose godfather gives her a special doll one Christmas Eve.

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: 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: 7.5
Genrefantasy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:46
CharactersThieves, Heroes, Family, Friends, Genie
PlotLove, Adventure, Friendship
PlaceIraq
StyleExciting, Light, Atmospheric, Touching

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.

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, fantasy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:12
CharactersDinosaurs, Heroes, Family
PlotAdventure, Volcanoes, Expeditions, Rivalry
Time19th century
StyleExciting, By books, Serious, Disturbing

An Edinburgh professor and assorted colleagues follow an explorer's trail down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the earth's center.

Markimdb: 4.1
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountrySouth Africa, United Kingdom
Duration01:29
CharactersVikings, Heroes
PlotAdventure
StyleExciting

Timeless tale of Beauty and the Beast set in the period of the Vikings. Freya, a warrior and the beautiful daughter of a Viking king, is held prisoner on an island castle by a Beast whom has been cursed by his god Odin.





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