Movies like Cars

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Cars (2006)
 7.1
 310K
Cars (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Lightning McQueen, a hotshot rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life is about the journey, not the finish line, when he finds himself unexpectedly detoured in the sleepy Route 66 town of Radiator Springs. On route across the country to the big Piston Cup Championship in California to compete against two seasoned pros, McQueen gets to know the town's offbeat characters.
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, light, feel good, road movie, stylized, semi serious, funny, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: car race, friendship, desert, small town life, desire for fame, ambition, social relations, car, mentor, small town, starting over, adventure, championship, family, disney, lawyer, judge, sheriff, loyalty, reporter, makeover, rivalry, fish out of water, gas station, culture clash ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, arizona

Most similar movies to Cars

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, clever, entertaining and funny films with plots about family, mentor, animals, dialogue, unlikely friendships, storytelling and friendship mostly in Animation, Family and Comedy genres. Some movies like Cars: Turbo (2013), World of Cars: Planes (2013), Monsters, Inc. (2001), Ice Age (2002), Horton Hears a Who! (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
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Cars 2 (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Star race car Lightning McQueen and his pal Mater head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix race. But the road to the championship becomes rocky as Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: car race, friendship, car chase, adventure, fish out of water, undercover, best friend, friends, espionage, family, contests and competitions, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, big ben london, france, atlantic ocean, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.4
 73K
Turbo (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The tale of an ordinary garden snail who dreams of winning the Indy 500.
Style: humorous, exciting, inspirational, light, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: car race, adventure, friends, follow your dream, dream come true, contests and competitions, accident, underdog, family, snail, ambitious, genetically altered ...
Place: indiana, usa, midwest, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
World of Cars: Planes (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dusty is a cropdusting plane who dreams of competing in a famous aerial race. The problem? He is hopelessly afraid of heights. With the support of his mentor Skipper and a host of new friends, Dusty sets off to make his dreams come true.
Style: humorous, inspirational, entertaining, emotional, clever ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: airplane, underdog, chases and races, adventure, friendship, ambition, family, competition, rivalry, self discovery, escapades, power relations ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.0
 2K
Cars Toons (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 36 min.
Story: Mater the tow truck travels from country to country as he retells his infamous but unbelievable stories.
Style: clever, stylized, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friends, chases and races, family, hotshot hero, friendship, disorder, buddies, heroes, escapades, save the day, respect, rookie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 57K
Cars 3 (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician with her own plan to win, ...
Style: suspense, entertaining, intense, stylized, funny ...
Audience: kids
Plot: racing, mentor, technology, red car, race car, race track, competition, accident, show, beach, bus, rivalry ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 728K
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Sullivan and Mike Wazowski are monsters, they earn their living scaring children and are the best in the business... even though they're more afraid of the children than they are of them. When a child accidentally enters their world, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, funny, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, date night, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, fear, monster, rivalry, imaginary, invisibility, adventure, kidnapping, cheating, villain, odd couple, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 395K
Ice Age (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: With the impending ice age almost upon them, a mismatched trio of prehistoric critters – Manny the woolly mammoth, Diego the saber-toothed tiger and Sid the giant sloth – find an orphaned infant and decide to return it to its human parents. ...
Style: humorous, touching, entertaining, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, rescue, family, friendship, ice, life risking, bonding, odd couple, journey, squirrel, creature, iceberg ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, stone age, prehistoric
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Horton Hears a Who! (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: One day, Horton the elephant hears a cry from help coming from a speck of dust. Even though he can't see anyone on the speck, he decides to help it. As it turns out, the speck of dust is home to the Whos, who live in their city of Whoville. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, colourful, funny, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, toddlers
Plot: jungle, rescue, adventure, friendship, elephant, family, determination, fantasy world, goofy hero, save the day, danger, talking animals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.3
 670K
Toy Story 3 (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Woody, Buzz, and the rest of Andy's toys haven't been played with in years. With Andy about to go to college, the gang find themselves accidentally left at a nefarious day care center. The toys must band together to escape and return home ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: friendship, escape, friends, toys, adventure, imaginary, peril, cowboy, dog, teddy bear, toy comes to life, toy ...
Time: 2010s
Place: kindergarten, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 62K
Surf's Up (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Cody is a surfing penguin from Shiverpool who dreams of making it big and being like his idol Big Z. On his journey he discovers his talents are not all he thinks they are and he must learn to accept that their is more to surfing than fame and ...
Style: humorous, inspirational, entertaining, stylized, witty ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: surfing, friendship, jungle, surfboard, island, mentor, athlete's life, hopes, follow your dream, ambition, world champion, ocean or sea ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: antarctica, hawaii, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 101K
Flushed Away (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: London high-society mouse, Roddy is flushed down the toilet by Sid, a common sewer rat. Hang on for a madcap adventure deep in the sewer bowels of Ratropolis, where Roddy meets the resourceful Rita, the rodent-hating Toad and his faithful thugs, ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: boat, getting home, frog, friendship, heroic mission, mouse, rivalry, lifestyle change, disorder, fish out of water, danger, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london, buckingham palace, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 778K
Toy Story (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Led by Woody, Andy's toys live happily in his room until Andy's birthday brings Buzz Lightyear onto the scene. Afraid of losing his place in Andy's heart, Woody plots against Buzz. But when circumstances separate Buzz and Woody from ...
Style: touching, humorous, exciting, witty, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: toys, friendship, adventure, friends, rivalry, rescue, teamwork, jealousy, family, dinosaur, cowboy, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 172K
Bolt (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bolt is the star of the biggest show in Hollywood. The only problem is, he thinks it's real. After he's accidentally shipped to New York City and separated from Penny, his beloved co-star and owner, Bolt must harness all his "super ...
Style: exciting, humorous, touching, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, human animal relationship, adventure, unlikely partners, family, fish out of water, cat, dog, pets, disney, hamster, talking animals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: missouri, illinois, ohio, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Monsters University (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University — when they weren't necessarily the best of friends.
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: university, college, friendship, odd couple, bully, monster, teamwork, competition, student life, teachers and students, underdog, family ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, 1990s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 213K
Rango (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA, Brazil
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Rango, a lost family pet, accidentally winds up in the gritty, gun-slinging town of Dirt, the less-than-courageous lizard suddenly finds he stands out. Welcomed as the last hope the town has been waiting for, new Sheriff Rango is forced to play ...
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: desert, sheriff, adventure, friendship, gunfight, robbery, identity crisis, mayor, duel, cowboy, lizard, pet ...
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.1
 855K
Finding Nemo (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nemo, an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken from his Great Barrier Reef home to a dentist's office aquarium. It's up to his worrisome father Marlin and a friendly but forgetful fish Dory to bring Nemo home -- meeting ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, shark, missing child, family, rescue, odd couple, fish, father son relationship, underwater, courage, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: seaport, pacific ocean, australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 326K
Madagascar (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Alex the lion is the king of the urban jungle, the main attraction at New York's Central Park Zoo. He and his best friends -- Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo -- have spent their whole lives in blissful captivity before ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, island, rescue, jungle, danger, adventure, wilderness, journey, escape, animal life, giraffe, hippopotamus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, antarctica, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 375K
Kung Fu Panda (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When the Valley of Peace is threatened, lazy Po the panda discovers his destiny as the "chosen one" and trains to become a kung fu hero, but transforming the unsleek slacker into a brave warrior won't be easy. It's up to Master ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, inspirational, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: mentor, kung fu, chosen one, martial arts, goofy hero, transformation, warrior, good versus evil, adventure, family, tiger, panda ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.7
 142K
Over the Hedge (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating – and learns a lesson about family himself.
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, squirrel, turtle, adventure, garden, friendship, family, animal life, heroic mission, resourceful, fish out of water, environmentalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pooh's Heffalump Movie (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Who or what exactly is a Heffalump? The lovable residents of the Hundred Acre Wood -- Winnie the Pooh, Rabbit, Tigger, Eeyore, Kanga and the rest of the pack -- embark on a journey of discovery in search of the elusive Heffalump. But as is always ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sweet, talky ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, family, winnie the pooh, elephant, talking animals, children, adventure, happy ending, childhood, storytelling, beautiful scenery, disney ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
An Extremely Goofy Movie (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 79 min.
Story: It's all extreme sports and a life of freedom as Max sets off for college -- but Goofy misses Max so much he loses his job and goes to finish college alongside Max and his friends. But as Goofy tries to get closer to Max, both must go to the ...
Style: feel good, touching, not serious, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: college, sport, school, coming of age, skateboarding, family, friendship, family relations, parents and children, contests and competitions, goofy hero, college life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.3
 831K
Up (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Carl Fredricksen spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. But at age 78, life seems to have passed him by, until a twist of fate (and a persistent 8-year old Wilderness Explorer named Russell) gives ...
Style: feel good, exciting, touching, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, follow your dream, friendship, family, dreams, friends, dog, obsessive quest, loneliness, aging, mischievous children, journey ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south america, latin america, venezuela, mount everest
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Whether we’re young or forever young at heart, the Hundred Acre Wood calls to that place in each of us that still believes in magic. Join pals Pooh, Piglet, Kanga, Roo, Owl, Rabbit, Tigger and Christopher Robin as they enjoy their days together ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sweet, light, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: friendship, friends, adventure, goofy hero, winnie the pooh, goodhearted, disorder, respect, cartoon bear, talking animals, gluttony, childhood ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 6.1
 47K
Planet 51 (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Earth astronaut Capt. Chuck Baker arrives on Planet 51 -- a world reminiscent of American suburbia circa 1950 -- he tries to avoid capture, recover his spaceship and make it home safely, all with the help of an empathetic little green being.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, twists and turns, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: benign alien, astronaut, fish out of water, small town, adventure, family, distant planet, friendship, danger, social relations, mistrust, getting home ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.0
 569K
Ratatouille (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: feel good, humorous, inspirational, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, chef, follow your dream, cooking and food, rise to the top, mouse, restaurant, rat, kitchen, odd couple, cooking, success ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.9
 462K
Toy Story 2 (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Andy heads off to Cowboy Camp, leaving his toys to their own devices. Things shift into high gear when an obsessive toy collector named Al McWhiggen, owner of Al's Toy Barn kidnaps Woody. Andy's toys mount a daring rescue mission, Buzz ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, collector, teamwork, greed, toys, escape, theft, villain, toy comes to life, airplane, adventure, dinosaur ...
Time: 1990s
Place: ohio, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.3
 209K
Finding Dory (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dory is reunited with her friends Nemo and Marlin in the search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: underwater, fish, memory loss, adventure, friendship, family, ocean, amnesia, octopus, reunion, self doubt, teamwork ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.8
 50K
The Boxtrolls (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orphaned boy raised by underground creatures called Boxtrolls comes up from the sewers and out of his box to save his family and the town from the evil exterminator, Archibald Snatcher.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, colourful, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, fantasy world, friendship, adventure, family, young heroes, fish out of water, disorder, escapades, danger, prejudice, steampunk ...
Time: victorian
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
 84K
Home (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Earth is taken over by the overly-confident Boov, an alien race in search of a new place to call home, all humans are promptly relocated, while all Boov get busy reorganizing the planet. But when one resourceful girl, Tip, manages to avoid ...
Style: humorous, exciting, light, entertaining, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, adventure, benign alien, alien, family, alien invasion, imaginary, save the world, escapades, danger, odd couple, distant planet ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: cross country, usa, australia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
 20K
Open Season 2 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: After falling head over hooves in love with Giselle, Elliot's road to the altar takes a slight detour when Mr. Weenie is kidnapped by a group of pampered pets determined to return him to his owners.
Style: humorous, feel good, colourful, funny, not serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: animal life, adventure, friendship, escapades, bear, dachshund, talking animals, odd couple, disorder, getting home, teaching the ways of the world, forest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%