20 Movies Like The Wizard

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 99%
Metacritic: 92/100
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Runtime: 115 min
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 52 wins & 38 nominations total
Writer: Melissa Mathison
Actors: Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Peter Coyote
Language: English
Country: United States
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“E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” is a heartwarming science fiction film about a young boy who befriends a gentle alien stranded on Earth and helps him find a way back home while evading government agents.

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, underground tunnels, and a family of criminals also searching for the treasure.

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 obstacles in order to escape and return to the real 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 a grown-up Peter Pan who must return to Neverland to save his children from Captain Hook, rediscovering his lost imagination and childhood in the process.

Matilda

Matilda
Matilda
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 72/100
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Runtime: 102 min
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Awards: 3 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Roald Dahl, Nicholas Kazan, Robin Swicord
Actors: Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Mara Wilson
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Matilda movie is about a young girl with extraordinary intelligence and telekinetic powers who uses her gifts to stand up against her neglectful parents and a tyrannical headmistress at her school. With the help of her kind-hearted teacher, Matilda learns to embrace her uniqueness and create her own destiny.

The NeverEnding Story

The NeverEnding Story
The NeverEnding Story
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 46/100
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Runtime: 102 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Awards: 5 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Wolfgang Petersen, Herman Weigel, Michael Ende
Actors: Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver, Tami Stronach
Language: English
Country: West Germany, United States
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“The NeverEnding Story” is a fantasy film about a young boy who becomes immersed in a magical book that transports him to the enchanting world of Fantasia. As he embarks on a quest to save the realm from being consumed by a mysterious force called “The Nothing,” he learns the power of imagination and the importance of believing in oneself.

Big

Big
Big
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 98%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 11 wins & 14 nominations total
Writer: Gary Ross, Anne Spielberg
Actors: Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“The Big Movie” is a high-stakes heist film that follows a group of skilled criminals as they plan and execute a daring robbery, facing unexpected obstacles and betrayals along the way.”

The Sandlot

The Sandlot
The Sandlot
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 65%
Metacritic: 55/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Awards: 1 win & 1 nomination
Writer: David Mickey Evans, Robert Gunter
Actors: Tom Guiry, Mike Vitar, Art LaFleur
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Sandlot is a coming-of-age film about a group of young boys who bond over their love of baseball and their adventures on and off the field during a summer in the 1960s. The movie explores themes of friendship, bravery, and the importance of embracing childhood innocence.

Space Jam

Space Jam
Space Jam
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 43%
Metacritic: 59/100
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Runtime: 88 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: 5 wins & 8 nominations
Writer: Leo Benvenuti, Steve Rudnick, Timothy Harris
Actors: Michael Jordan, Wayne Knight, Theresa Randle
Language: English
Country: United States
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Space Jam is about a group of Looney Tunes characters teaming up with basketball legend Michael Jordan to win a high-stakes basketball game against a group of alien invaders who have stolen the talents of NBA players.

The Karate Kid

The Karate Kid
The Karate Kid
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 60/100
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Runtime: 126 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Family
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 3 wins & 3 nominations total
Writer: Robert Mark Kamen
Actors: Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Elisabeth Shue
Language: English, Japanese
Country: United States
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“The Karate Kid” is a coming-of-age film about a young boy named Daniel who moves to a new city and learns karate from a wise and unconventional mentor, Mr. Miyagi, in order to defend himself against bullies and compete in a martial arts tournament.

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 76%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 93 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Awards: Won 1 BAFTA Award2 wins & 10 nominations total
Writer: Stuart Gordon, Brian Yuzna, Ed Naha
Actors: Rick Moranis, Matt Frewer, Marcia Strassman
Language: English
Country: United States, Mexico
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“Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” is a family adventure film where a scientist’s experimental machine accidentally shrinks his kids and their neighbor’s children to a minuscule size. The kids must navigate a perilous backyard jungle, facing giant insects and other obstacles, in their quest to return home and be restored to their normal size.

Little Monsters

Little Monsters
Little Monsters
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 79%
Metacritic: 59/100
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Runtime: 93 min
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Awards: 3 wins & 10 nominations
Writer: Abe Forsythe
Actors: Lupita Nyong'o, Alexander England, Josh Gad
Language: English, Chinese
Country: Australia, United States, United Kingdom
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The Little Monsters movie is a horror-comedy about a teacher who must protect her students from a zombie outbreak during a school field trip to a petting zoo, with the help of a charismatic musician.

The Indian in the Cupboard

The Indian in the Cupboard
The Indian in the Cupboard
Internet Movie Database: 6.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 70%
Metacritic: 58/100
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Runtime: 96 min
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Awards: 1 win & 6 nominations
Writer: Lynne Reid Banks, Melissa Mathison
Actors: Hal Scardino, Litefoot, Lindsay Crouse
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Indian in the Cupboard” is a fantasy film about a young boy named Omri who discovers a magical cupboard that brings his plastic toys to life, including a Native American figurine named Little Bear. Together, they embark on a journey of friendship and self-discovery as they navigate the challenges of two different worlds colliding.

Zathura: A Space Adventure

Zathura: A Space Adventure
Zathura: A Space Adventure
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 76%
Metacritic: 67/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: 2 wins & 3 nominations
Writer: Chris Van Allsburg, David Koepp, John Kamps
Actors: Josh Hutcherson, Jonah Bobo, Dax Shepard
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Zathura: A Space Adventure” is a sci-fi film about two brothers who discover a mysterious board game that transports them into outer space, where they must navigate through dangerous challenges and work together to find their way back home.”

Spy Kids

Spy Kids
Spy Kids
Internet Movie Database: 5.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 88 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: 2 wins & 10 nominations
Writer: Robert Rodriguez
Actors: Alexa PenaVega, Daryl Sabara, Antonio Banderas
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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The Spy Kids movie is about two siblings who discover that their parents are secretly spies and must join forces to rescue them when they are captured by an evil mastermind threatening the world.

The Mighty Ducks

The Mighty Ducks
The Mighty Ducks
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 23%
Metacritic: 46/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Awards: 2 nominations
Writer: Steven Brill
Actors: Emilio Estevez, Joss Ackland, Lane Smith
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Mighty Ducks” is a sports comedy film about a self-centered lawyer who is forced to coach a misfit youth hockey team as part of his community service. Through teamwork and personal growth, the team transforms from underdogs to skilled competitors, teaching valuable life lessons along the way.

The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden
The Secret Garden
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award3 wins & 6 nominations total
Writer: Frances Hodgson Burnett, Caroline Thompson
Actors: Kate Maberly, Maggie Smith, Heydon Prowse
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Secret Garden” is a movie about a young girl named Mary who discovers a hidden garden on her uncle’s estate, and as she tends to the neglected garden, she begins to heal and bring new life to her own troubled spirit and those around her.

A Kid in King Arthur’s Court

A Kid in King Arthur's Court
A Kid in King Arthur's Court
Internet Movie Database: 4.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 5%
Metacritic: 34/100
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Runtime: 89 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Awards: 2 nominations
Writer: Michael Part, Robert L. Levy
Actors: Thomas Ian Nicholas, Joss Ackland, Art Malik
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, Hungary, United States
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“A Kid in King Arthur’s Court” is a family adventure film about a young boy named Calvin who is magically transported back in time to the medieval era of King Arthur. With his knowledge of the future, Calvin must navigate the challenges of the past while trying to fulfill his destiny and save Camelot from an evil sorcerer.

The Pagemaster

The Pagemaster
The Pagemaster
Internet Movie Database: 6.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 19%
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Runtime: 80 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: 6 nominations
Writer: David Kirschner, David Casci, Ernie Contreras
Actors: Macaulay Culkin, Christopher Lloyd, Kanin Howell
Language: English
Country: United States, Taiwan, United Kingdom, Canada
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“The Pagemaster” is a 1994 animated adventure film about a timid young boy who is magically transported into a library and embarks on a journey through various fictional worlds, guided by talking books, to overcome his fears and find his way back home. Along the way, he learns valuable life lessons about courage, friendship, and the power of imagination.

The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl.

The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D
The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D
Internet Movie Database: 3.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 20%
Metacritic: 38/100
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Runtime: 93 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: 1 win & 12 nominations
Writer: Robert Rodriguez, Marcel Rodriguez, Racer Rodriguez
Actors: Cayden Boyd, George Lopez, Kristin Davis
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl” is a fantasy adventure film about a young boy named Max who embarks on an extraordinary journey with his imaginary friends, Sharkboy and Lavagirl, to save their planet from destruction. Together, they must overcome obstacles and harness their unique powers to defeat the evil Mr. Electric and his minions.

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