20 Movies Like Never Ending Story

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The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride
The Princess Bride
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 98 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 7 wins & 10 nominations total
Writer: William Goldman
Actors: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Princess Bride” is a romantic fantasy film about a young woman named Buttercup who is kidnapped and her true love, Westley, who embarks on a journey to rescue her from an evil prince. Filled with adventure, humor, and memorable characters, the movie showcases their enduring love story amidst a backdrop of sword fights, pirates, and a battle of wits.

Labyrinth

Labyrinth
Labyrinth
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
Metacritic: 50/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award4 nominations total
Writer: Dennis Lee, Jim Henson, Terry Jones
Actors: David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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The movie “Labyrinth” is about a teenage girl named Sarah who must navigate a mystical labyrinth and solve puzzles in order to rescue her baby brother from the clutches of the Goblin King, played by David Bowie.

Pan’s Labyrinth

Pan's Labyrinth
Pan's Labyrinth
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 98/100
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Runtime: 118 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. 109 wins & 115 nominations total
Writer: Guillermo del Toro
Actors: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi López
Language: Spanish
Country: Mexico, Spain
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“Pan’s Labyrinth” is a dark fantasy film set in post-Civil War Spain, following a young girl named Ofelia who escapes into a mythical labyrinth to cope with the harsh realities of her life, where she must complete three dangerous tasks to prove her worth and reclaim her true identity as a princess.

The Dark Crystal

The Dark Crystal
The Dark Crystal
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 78%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 93 min
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award2 wins & 5 nominations total
Writer: David Odell, Jim Henson
Actors: Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen, Frank Oz
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Dark Crystal” is a fantasy film set in a mystical world where a young Gelfling embarks on a quest to restore balance by finding a missing shard of a powerful crystal and defeating the evil Skeksis rulers.

Willow

Willow
Willow
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 53%
Metacritic: 47/100
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Runtime: 126 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 1 win & 12 nominations total
Writer: George Lucas, Bob Dolman
Actors: Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Warwick Davis
Language: English
Country: United States
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The movie “Willow” is a fantasy adventure about a young farmer who embarks on a quest to protect a baby princess from an evil queen, with the help of a group of unlikely allies and magical creatures.

Stardust

Stardust
Stardust
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 127 min
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Awards: 5 wins & 11 nominations
Writer: Jane Goldman, Matthew Vaughn, Neil Gaiman
Actors: Charlie Cox, Claire Danes, Sienna Miller
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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The movie “Stardust” is a fantasy adventure about a young man who ventures into a magical realm to find a fallen star and win the heart of his love interest, only to discover that the star is a young woman with her own agenda.

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland
Alice in Wonderland
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 51%
Metacritic: 53/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 35 wins & 63 nominations total
Writer: Linda Woolverton, Lewis Carroll
Actors: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter
Language: English, Russian, Ukrainian
Country: United States, Italy, Canada, Japan, United Kingdom
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Alice in Wonderland is a fantasy film that follows a young girl named Alice as she navigates a whimsical and bizarre world filled with talking animals, eccentric characters, and peculiar adventures, all while trying to find her way back home.

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 75%
Metacritic: 75/100
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Runtime: 143 min
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 18 wins & 46 nominations total
Writer: Ann Peacock, Andrew Adamson, Christopher Markus
Actors: Tilda Swinton, Georgie Henley, William Moseley
Language: English, German, Brazilian Sign
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” is a fantasy film about four siblings who discover a magical wardrobe that transports them to the land of Narnia, where they must join forces with the lion Aslan to defeat the evil White Witch and bring peace to the enchanted world.

Hook

Hook
Hook
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 29%
Metacritic: 52/100
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Runtime: 142 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Awards: Nominated for 5 Oscars. 6 wins & 24 nominations total
Writer: J.M. Barrie, James V. Hart, Nick Castle
Actors: Dustin Hoffman, Robin Williams, Julia Roberts
Language: English
Country: United States
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The movie “Hook” is about an adult Peter Pan who must return to Neverland to save his children from Captain Hook, rediscovering his lost youth and embracing his inner hero along the way.

Jumanji

Jumanji
Jumanji
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 51%
Metacritic: 39/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Awards: 4 wins & 11 nominations
Writer: Jonathan Hensleigh, Greg Taylor, Jim Strain
Actors: Robin Williams, Kirsten Dunst, Bonnie Hunt
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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The Jumanji movie is about a group of teenagers who are transported into a video game called Jumanji and must navigate through dangerous challenges to survive and return home. They must work together and use their unique abilities to overcome obstacles and complete the game.

The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter

The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter
The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter
Internet Movie Database: 5.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 14%
Metacritic: 30/100
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Runtime: 89 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Awards: 2 wins & 4 nominations
Writer: Karin Howard, Michael Ende
Actors: Jonathan Brandis, Kenny Morrison, Clarissa Burt
Language: English
Country: Germany, United States, Australia
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“The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter” is a fantasy film about a young boy named Bastian who returns to the magical world of Fantasia to save it from an evil sorceress who is turning everyone into statues. With the help of his new friend Atreyu, Bastian must find the courage to face his fears and restore the balance of Fantasia.

The Spiderwick Chronicles

The Spiderwick Chronicles
The Spiderwick Chronicles
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Metacritic: 62/100
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Runtime: 96 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards: 2 wins & 8 nominations
Writer: Karey Kirkpatrick, David Berenbaum, John Sayles
Actors: Freddie Highmore, Sarah Bolger, David Strathairn
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Spiderwick Chronicles is a fantasy adventure film about three siblings who discover a hidden world of magical creatures after they move into their great-aunt’s old mansion. They must protect a book that holds the key to the supernatural realm from an evil ogre and his goblin minions.

The Secret of NIMH

The Secret of NIMH
The Secret of NIMH
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 76/100
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Runtime: 82 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations
Writer: Robert C. O'Brien, Don Bluth, John Pomeroy
Actors: Elizabeth Hartman, Derek Jacobi, Dom DeLuise
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Secret of NIMH is a movie about a widowed mouse named Mrs. Brisby who seeks the help of a group of intelligent rats to save her home from being destroyed by a farmer’s plow, uncovering the dark secrets of their past in the process.

The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz
The Wizard of Oz
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 98%
Metacritic: 92/100
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Runtime: 102 min
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 13 wins & 14 nominations total
Writer: Noel Langley, Florence Ryerson, Edgar Allan Woolf
Actors: Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Wizard of Oz” is a fantasy film about a young girl named Dorothy who is transported to a magical land called Oz and embarks on a journey to find the Wizard, hoping he can help her return home. Along the way, she befriends a scarecrow, a tin man, and a lion, and together they face various challenges while discovering the power of friendship, courage, and self-belief.

Bridge to Terabithia

Bridge to Terabithia
Bridge to Terabithia
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 96 min
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Awards: 6 wins & 5 nominations
Writer: Jeff Stockwell, David Paterson, Katherine Paterson
Actors: Josh Hutcherson, AnnaSophia Robb, Zooey Deschanel
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Bridge to Terabithia movie is about the friendship between two imaginative children, Jess and Leslie, who create a magical kingdom in the woods called Terabithia. Through their adventures, they find solace, courage, and a deeper understanding of themselves and the world around them.

The BFG

The BFG
The BFG
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 74%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 117 min
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award4 wins & 26 nominations total
Writer: Melissa Mathison, Roald Dahl
Actors: Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Penelope Wilton
Language: English, Hindi
Country: United Kingdom, India, United States
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“The BFG” is a fantasy adventure film based on Roald Dahl’s book, following the friendship between a young orphan girl named Sophie and a friendly giant called the BFG, as they team up to stop the man-eating giants from terrorizing humanity. Together, they embark on an exciting journey to save the world from these giants and bring peace to both the human and giant realms.

The Golden Compass

The Golden Compass
The Golden Compass
Internet Movie Database: 6.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 42%
Metacritic: 51/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 7 wins & 32 nominations total
Writer: Chris Weitz, Philip Pullman
Actors: Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Dakota Blue Richards
Language: English, Icelandic, Russian, French
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Golden Compass” movie is a fantasy adventure set in a parallel universe where a young girl named Lyra embarks on a dangerous journey to rescue her kidnapped friend and uncover a mysterious plot involving a powerful device that can reveal the truth about the nature of the soul.”

The Goonies

The Goonies
The Goonies
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
Metacritic: 62/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Awards: 4 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Chris Columbus, Steven Spielberg
Actors: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen
Language: English, Spanish, Cantonese, Italian
Country: United States
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“The Goonies” is a 1985 adventure film about a group of kids who embark on a treasure hunt to save their neighborhood from being demolished. Along the way, they encounter booby traps, puzzles, and a family of criminals also after the treasure.

Coraline

Coraline
Coraline
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 80/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 8 wins & 46 nominations total
Writer: Henry Selick, Neil Gaiman
Actors: Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher, John Hodgman
Language: English, Russian
Country: United States
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“Coraline” is a stop-motion animated film that follows a young girl named Coraline Jones as she discovers a secret door in her new home that leads to an alternate reality where everything seems perfect at first, but soon turns sinister. She must navigate this dark parallel world to save herself and her family.

A Wrinkle in Time

A Wrinkle in Time
A Wrinkle in Time
Internet Movie Database: 4.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 43%
Metacritic: 53/100
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Runtime: 109 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Awards: 5 wins & 17 nominations
Writer: Jennifer Lee, Jeff Stockwell, Madeleine L'Engle
Actors: Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon
Language: English
Country: United States
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“A Wrinkle in Time” is a fantasy adventure film based on the novel by Madeleine L’Engle. It follows the journey of a young girl named Meg Murry as she embarks on a cosmic quest to find her missing father with the help of three celestial beings.

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