Movies like Cars

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Cars (2006)
 7.2
 405K
Cars (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, 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, feel good, humorous, light, funny, captivating, stylized, semi serious, entertaining, 3d animation ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, car, car race, desert, disney, small town, small town life, mentor, adventure, social relations, happy ending, gas station, sport, journey, desire for fame, ambition, on the road, starting over, rivalry, unlikely friendships, reporter, loyalty, family, road trip, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 2000s, 1950s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, arizona

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Most similar movies to Cars

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, sweet, semi serious and clever films with plots about family, adventure, computer animation, storytelling, destiny, mentor and runaway mostly in Comedy, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Cars: Planes (2013), Turbo (2013), Rango (2011), Bolt (2008), Up (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.7
 45K
Planes (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
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, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: airplane, adventure, friendship, self discovery, underdog, ambition, family, competition, escapades, rivalry, sport, contests and competitions ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 95K
Turbo (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The tale of an ordinary garden snail who dreams of winning the Indy 500.
Style: exciting, humorous, inspirational, light, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: car race, underdog, follow your dream, adventure, friends, contests and competitions, animal life, dream come true, ambitious, ambition, escapades, supportive friend ...
Place: indiana, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 181K
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: humorous, semi serious, stylized, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: car race, car chase, friendship, adventure, sport, friends, undercover, espionage, best friend, family, race car, championship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, london, tokyo, france, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.7
 93K
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: funny, intense, touching, emotional, tricky ...
Audience: kids
Plot: disney, talking car, race, mentor, accident, hi-tech, race car, old friend, desert, anthropomorphism, technology, rivalry ...
Time: year 2016, year 2015, year 2017
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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 7.2
 257K
Rango (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA
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: witty, humorous, light, road movie, surreal ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: desert, adventure, identity crisis, friendship, sheriff, chase, heroic mission, talking animals, lizard, gunfight, cowboy, save the day ...
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.8
 206K
Bolt (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
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: sweet, exciting, entertaining, light, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, disney, human animal relationship, animals, adventure, talking animals, cartoon dog, friendship, family, animal life, pets, journey ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, las vegas, ohio, missouri, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 1.0M
Up (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, 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, sweet, exciting, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: unlikely friendships, adventure, loneliness, follow your dream, talking animals, family, friendship, journey, obsessive quest, dog, hopes, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, south america, venezuela, mount everest
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.7
 78K
Surf's Up (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, 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: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: surfing, talking animals, penguins, friendship, jungle, island, follow your dream, hopes, ambition, athlete's life, ocean, world champion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: antarctica, hawaii, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Planes: Fire & Rescue (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When world-famous air racer Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he must shift gears and is launched into the world of aerial firefighting. Dusty joins forces with veteran fire and rescue helicopter Blade Ranger and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, intense, sexy ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: firefighter, rescue, airplane, disney, adventure, friends, escapades, friendship, aviation, love, national park, anthropomorphism ...
Place: usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 701K
Ratatouille (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, 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, inspirational, humorous, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, follow your dream, unlikely friendships, chef, food, cooking and food, talking animals, cooking, odd couple, rat, animals, mouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.8
 3K
Cars Toons (2008)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 36 min.
TV show
Story: Mater the tow truck travels from country to country as he retells his infamous but unbelievable stories.
Style: humorous, stylized, feel good, exciting, clever ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: disney, car race, friendship, buddies, on the road, hotshot hero, adventure, car, flirting, save the day, escapades, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.3
 603
Turbo FAST (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: After Turbo the Snail's improbable win at the Indianapolis 500, the superfast racer finds his life forever changed after he returns from his victory tour. Namely, Tito, his human companion, has built Starlite City, a massive miniature city with ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: car race, super speed, friendship, adventure, against the odds, sport, contests and competitions, ambition, follow your dream, escapades, chase, insect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 101K
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: light, exciting, emotional, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: adventure, friendship, benign alien, alien, family, save the world, odd couple, escapades, disney, alien invasion, culture clash, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, australia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 962K
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, exciting, humorous, stylized, witty ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, toys, adventure, rescue, friends, disney, jealousy, family, rivalry, teamwork, bad guy, foe turned friend ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ 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: light, funny, feel good, humorous, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, unlikely friendships, college, university, disney, monster, odd couple, teamwork, bully, student life, foe turned friend, fraternity ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, 90s, 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inventor Flint Lockwood creates a machine that makes clouds rain food, enabling the down-and-out citizens of Chewandswallow to feed themselves. But when the falling food reaches gargantuan proportions, Flint must scramble to avert disaster. Can he ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, inventor, food, save the world, parents and children, weatherman, technology gone awry, mad scientist, family, goofy hero, social misfits, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2009
Place: new york, egypt, london, china, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.5
 194K
Space Jam (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a desperate attempt to win a basketball match and earn their freedom, the Looney Tunes seek the aid of retired basketball champion, Michael Jordan.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, satirical, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens
Plot: basketball, talking animals, adventure, alien, goofy hero, disney, golf, cartoon cat, coyote, outer space, disorder, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1973, 70s, year 1995 ...
Place: new york, chicago illinois, madison square garden manhattan new york city, north carolina, birmingham alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 27K
Snow Dogs (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a Miami dentist inherits a team of sled dogs, he's got to learn the trade or lose his pack to a crusty mountain man.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, inspirational, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: dog, adventure, dog sled, pets, talking animals, fish out of water, small town, adoption, disney, friendship, against the odds, dentist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.2
 1.0M
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, sweet, humorous, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, adventure, talking animals, family, animals, shark, friends, courage, rescue, odd couple, memory loss, freedom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: pacific ocean, new south wales, australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.5
 16K
The Love Bug (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Herbie is a car - but no ordinary car. The story follows the Volkswagen Beetle with a mind of its own from the showroom to the race track, with various close escapes in between. Three further Herbie movies were to follow.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: car, automobile racing, rivalry, car race, car trouble, adventure, buddies, ambition, rise to the top, friendship, partners, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: san francisco, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Horton Hears a Who! (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music, Musical
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, colourful, funny, light, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, toddlers
Plot: talking animals, adventure, rescue, determination, jungle, friends, fantasy world, family, friendship, elephant, teacher, save the day ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Herbie Fully Loaded (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maggie Peyton, the new owner of Number 53 - the free-wheelin' Volkswagen bug with a mind of its own - puts the car through its paces on the road to becoming a NASCAR competitor.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: car, car race, friendship, rivalry, underdog, family relations, partners, family, ambition, contests and competitions, adventure, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Air Up There (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jimmy Dolan is a college basketball coach who wants a big promotion. To get it, he needs to make a dramatic find. He ends up deep in Africa, hoping to recruit Saleh, a huge basketball prodigy Jimmy glimpsed in a home movie. But Saleh is the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: basketball, sport team, sport, family, adventure, culture clash, hopes, contests and competitions, athlete's life, misfit, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.3
 813K
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: touching, feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: toys, friendship, adventure, escape, friends, objects come to life, toy comes to life, getting home, escapades, peril, family, astronaut ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.0
 1K
Just 4 Kicks (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Best known as the production designer on most of the Farrelly Brothers films, Sidney J. Bartholomew Jr. makes his directorial debut with this family-friendly soccer comedy. Real-life twin brothers Dylan and Cole Sprouse play a pair of soccer-playing ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: twins, family relations, rivalry, adventure, ambition, family life, underdog, sport, family, friends, hopes, soccer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 10K
The Big Green (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a depressed Texas town, British foreign exchange teacher Anna attempts to inject some life into her hopeless kids by introducing them to soccer. They're terrible at first, but Anna and her football-hero assistant whip them into shape. As ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: soccer, school, athlete and trainer, sport, underdog, family, small town life, against the odds, teachers and students, high school life, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.1
 94K
Open Season (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Boog, a domesticated 900lb. Grizzly bear finds himself stranded in the woods 3 days before Open Season. Forced to rely on Elliot, a fast-talking mule deer, the two form an unlikely friendship and must quickly rally other forest animals if they are ...
Style: funny, buddy comedy, entertaining, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: adventure, talking animals, friendship, disney, animal life, hunting, friends, partners, disorder, rescue, buddies, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.2
 26K
The Wild (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An adolescent lion is accidentally shipped from the New York Zoo to Africa. Now running free, his zoo pals must put aside their differences to help bring him back.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: talking animals, disney, lion, zoo, adventure, animal life, jungle, rescue, survival, fish out of water, family, friendship ...
Place: africa, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.2
 286K
A Bug's Life (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On behalf of "oppressed bugs everywhere," an inventive ant named Flik hires a troupe of warrior bugs to defend his bustling colony from a horde of freeloading grasshoppers led by the evil-minded Hopper.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, witty, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, friendship, good versus evil, deception, teamwork, villain, exploitation, misfit, adventure, fight, exile, individualism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
The Emperor's New Groove (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Kuzco is a self-centered emperor who summons Pacha from a village and to tell him that his home will be destroyed to make room for Kuzco's new summer home. Kuzco's advisor, Yzma, tries to poison Kuzco and accidentally turns him into a ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, semi serious, humorous, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: disney, talking animals, family, change of heart, emperor, adventure, friendship, partners, escapades, treason, spoiled brat, assassination attempt ...
Time: 15th century
Place: latin america, peru, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%