26 Best Movies Like Chitty Chitty Bang Bang ...

26 Best Movies Like Chitty Chitty Bang Bang ...

If you liked this movie , you will probably love these too! In this selection we highlight some of the best films that share a very similar premise to '', and are worth checking out.

1. Mary Poppins (1964)

2h 19m Comedy Family Fantasy

A magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father.

2. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

1h 40m Family Fantasy Comedy

Eccentric candy man Willy Wonka prompts a worldwide frenzy when he announces that golden tickets hidden inside five of his delicious candy bars will admit their lucky holders into his top-secret confectionary. But does Wonka have an agenda hidden amid a world of Oompa Loompas and chocolate rivers?

3. The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988)

1h 40m Fantasy Adventure Family

After her father's ship is carried off by a sudden storm, the spunky Pippi Longstocking is stranded with her horse, Alfonso,and her pet monkey, Mr. Neilson, and takes up residence in the old family home, which is thought by neighborhood children to be haunted. Soon, two children, Tommy and his sister Anika, venture into the house only to meet up with Pippi. The three soon become friends and get into various adventures together, including cleaning the floor with scrubbing shoes, dodging the "splunks", going down a waterfall in barrels, and helping Pippi with the problem of having to go to an orphanage. Older children will probably get the most out of this movie.

4. The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)

1h 30m Animation Family Fantasy

One of puppet-maker Geppetto's creations comes magically to life. This puppet, Pinocchio, has one major desire and that is to become a real boy someday. In order to accomplish this goal he has to learn to act responsibly. This film shows you the adventures on which he learns valuable lessons.

5. The Gnome-Mobile (1967)

1h 25m Fantasy Comedy Family

An eccentric millionaire and his grandchildren are embroiled in the plights of some forest gnomes who are searching for the rest of their tribe. While helping them, the millionaire is suspected of being crazy because he's seeing gnomes! He's committed, and the niece and nephew and the gnomes have to find him and free him.

6. Hook (1991)

2h 22m Adventure Fantasy Comedy Family

The boy who wasn't supposed grow up—Peter Pan—does just that, becoming a soulless corporate lawyer whose workaholism could cost him his wife and kids. During his trip to see Granny Wendy in London, the vengeful Capt. Hook kidnaps Peter's kids and forces Peter to return to Neverland.

7. The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999)

1h 13m Music Family Adventure Comedy Fantasy

Elmo loves his fuzzy, well-worn blue blanket more than anything in the whole world. Elmo's blanket gets sucked into colorful, swirling tunnel into Grouchland, the yuckiest place on earth. Elmo goes on an adventure to Grouchland to retrieve his blanket.

8. Labyrinth (1986)

1h 42m Adventure Family Fantasy

When teen Sarah is forced to babysit Toby, her baby stepbrother, she summons Jareth the Goblin King to take him away. When he is actually kidnapped, Sarah is given just thirteen hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue him.

9. Five Children and It (2004)

1h 28m Adventure Fantasy Drama Science Fiction Family

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.

10. Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000)

1h 24m Animation Drama Family

Mr. Conductor's supply of magic gold dust, which allows him to travel between Shining Time and Thomas's island, is critically low. Unfortunately, he doesn't know how to get more. Meanwhile, Thomas is fending off attacks by the nasty diesel engines. Getting more gold dust will require help from Mr. C's slacker cousin, his new friend Lily and her morose grandfather, plus the secret engine.

11. Peter Pan (2003)

1h 53m Adventure Fantasy Family

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.

12. The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure (2012)

13. The Neverending Story III (1994)

1h 35m Fantasy Family

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.

14. Return from Witch Mountain (1978)

1h 35m Adventure Fantasy Science Fiction Family

Tony (Ike Eisenmann) and Tia (Kim Richards) are other-worldly twins endowed with telekinesis. When their Uncle Bene drops them off in Los Angeles for an earthbound vacation, a display of their supernatural skill catches the eye of the nefarious Dr. Gannon (Christopher Lee) and his partner in crime, Letha (Bette Davis), who see rich possibilities in harnessing the children's gifts. They kidnap Tony, and Tia gives chase only to find Gannon is using her brother's powers against her.

15. Pufnstuf (1970)

16. Mio in the Land of Faraway (1987)

1h 39m Adventure Drama Fantasy Family Mystery

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.

17. The Witches (1990)

1h 31m Adventure Fantasy Horror Family

A young boy named Luke and his grandmother go on vacation only to discover their hotel is hosting an international witch convention, where the Grand High Witch is unveiling her master plan to turn all children into mice. Will Luke fall victim to the witches' plot before he can stop them?

18. Babes in Toyland (1986)

19. Doctor Dolittle (1967)

20. Inkheart (2008)

1h 46m Adventure Family Fantasy

The adventures of a father and his young daughter, in their search for a long lost book that will help reunite a missing, close relative.

21. The Wiz (1978)

2h 14m Adventure Family Fantasy Music

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

22. The Secret of Moonacre (2008)

1h 43m Adventure Fantasy Drama Science Fiction Romance Family

When 13 year old Maria Merryweather's father dies, leaving her orphaned and homeless, she is forced to leave her luxurious London life to go and live with Sir Benjamin, an eccentric uncle she didn't know she had, at the mysterious Moonacre Manor.

23. Bedtime Stories (2008)

1h 39m Fantasy Comedy Family Romance

Skeeter Bronson is a down-on-his-luck guy who's always telling bedtime stories to his niece and nephew. But his life is turned upside down when the fantastical stories he makes up for entertainment inexplicably turn into reality. Can a bewildered Skeeter manage his own unruly fantasies now that the outrageous characters and situations from his mind have morphed into actual people and events?

24. The Nutcracker in 3D (2010)

1h 50m Music Fantasy Action Family

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

25. Santa Claus (1985)

1h 48m Family Fantasy Adventure

The first half of this film, set hundreds of years ago, shows how the old man who eventually became Santa Claus was given immortality and chosen to deliver toys to all the children of the world. The second half moves into the modern era, in which Patch, the head elf, strikes out on his own and falls in with an evil toy manufacturer who wants to corner the market and eliminate Santa Claus.

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