Movies like The Emperor's New Groove

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The Emperor's New Groove (2000)
 7.4
 198K
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 llama, who accidentally ends up in Pacha's village. Pacha offers to help Kuzco if he doesn't destroy his house, and so they form an unlikely partnership.
Style: fairy tale, feel good, semi serious, humorous, funny, witty, entertaining, light, touching, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: disney, talking animals, family, change of heart, emperor, adventure, friendship, escapades, partners, spoiled brat, treason, assassination attempt, good versus evil, kingdom, rescue, king, exile, anthropomorphic animal, llama, breaking the fourth wall, throne, singer, transformation, palace, jungle ...
Time: 15th century
Place: latin america, peru, south america

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Most similar movies to The Emperor's New Groove

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, sweet and clever films with plots about friendship, adventure, family, talking animals, disney, mentor and children mostly in Adventure, Family and Animation genres. Some movies like The Emperor's New Groove: Shrek (2001), Up (2009), Brave (2012), The Road to El Dorado (2000), Aladdin (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.9
 659K
Shrek (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot -- a ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, parody, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, princess, friendship, dragon, adventure, love and romance, magical, imaginary kingdom, swamp, anthropomorphism, reluctant partners, magic ...
Time: middle ages, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 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 ⇓
100%
The Emperor's New School (2006)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: The Emperor's New School is an American animated television series that aired on Disney Channel. The show is based on the characters from The Emperor's New Groove and its direct-to-video sequel Kronk's New Groove. It follows the ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: emperor, friendship, teenage life, partners, young heroes, adventure, family, escapades, youth, coming of age, good versus evil, rivalry ...
Place: latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 401K
Brave (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Brave is set in the mystical Scottish Highlands, where Mérida is the princess of a kingdom ruled by King Fergus and Queen Elinor. An unruly daughter and an accomplished archer, Mérida one day defies a sacred custom of the land and inadvertently ...
Style: fairy tale, light, humorous, touching, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: disney, princess, happy ending, witch, adventure, queen, family, kingdom, archery, courage, magical, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Road to El Dorado (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a failed swindle, two con-men end up with a map to El Dorado, the fabled "city of gold," and an unintended trip to the New World. Much to their surprise, the map does lead the pair to the mythical city, where the startled ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: treasure hunt, con artists, disney, adventure, treasure, adventurer, talking animals, gold, indians, native americans, buddies, native ...
Time: 16th century
Place: latin america, mexico, spain, south america, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 8.0
 402K
Aladdin (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Princess Jasmine grows tired of being forced to remain in the palace, so she sneaks out into the marketplace, in disguise, where she meets street-urchin Aladdin. The couple falls in love, although Jasmine may only marry a prince. After being ...
Style: feel good, sweet, fairy tale, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: princess, genie, desert, disney, friendship, adventure, love, unlikely couple, disney princess, arabian nights, family, tiger ...
Time: 18th century
Place: middle east, saudi arabia, iraq, sahara
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 18K
Brother Bear 2 (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Kenai finds his childhood human friend Nita and the two embark on a journey to burn the amulet he gave to her before he was a bear, much to Koda's dismay.
Style: semi serious, captivating, feel good, humorous, witty ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: grizzly bear, friendship, human becoming an animal, beast, talking animals, bear, adventurer, village, adventure, rescue, animal life, forest ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 223K
Rio (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Captured by smugglers when he was just a hatchling, a macaw named Blu never learned to fly and lives a happily domesticated life in Minnesota with his human friend, Linda. Blu is thought to be the last of his kind, but when word comes that Jewel, a ...
Style: touching, humorous, exciting, colourful, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: talking animals, parrot, animals, bird, adventure, happy ending, jungle, kids and family, friendship, family, animal life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, minnesota, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Kronk's New Groove (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Kronk, now chef and Head Delivery Boy of Mudka's Meat Hut, is fretting over the upcoming visit of his father. Kronk's father always disapproved of young Kronk's culinary interests and wished that Kronk instead would settle down with a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, leadership, friends, chaos and mayhem, heroes, disney, competition, father son relationship, parents and children, family, male protagonist, cooking and food ...
Place: south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
100%
 6.1
 300K
Shrek the Third (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The King of Far Far Away has died and Shrek and Fiona are to become King & Queen. However, Shrek wants to return to his cozy swamp and live in peace and quiet, so when he finds out there is another heir to the throne, they set off to bring ...
Style: humorous, fairy tale, feel good, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, date night ...
Plot: imaginary kingdom, princess, dragon, family, prince, happy ending, donkey, rescue, funeral, cat, adventure, queen ...
Time: middle ages, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Oliver & Company (1988)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: This animated take on Oliver Twist re-imagines Oliver as an adorable orphaned kitten who struggles to survive in New York City and falls in with a band of canine criminals led by an evil human. First, Oliver meets Dodger, a carefree mutt with street ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, funny, light ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, girls' night
Plot: disney, orphan, friendship, pets, adventure, petty criminal, dog, daring rescue, family, great dane, young heroes, kitten ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 225K
Hercules (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bestowed with superhuman strength, a young mortal named Hercules sets out to prove himself a hero in the eyes of his father, the great god Zeus. Along with his friends Pegasus, a flying horse, and Phil, a personal trainer, Hercules is tricked by the ...
Style: feel good, exciting, touching, humorous, epic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: hercules, mythology, disney, heroic mission, good versus evil, adventure, superhuman powers, monster, legends and myths, rescue, friendship, prophecy ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Good Dinosaur (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, scenic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, friendship, family, unlikely partners, friends, partners, escapades, waterfall, meteorite, tyrannosaurus rex, fear ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 108K
Brother Bear (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When an impulsive boy named Kenai is magically transformed into a bear, he must literally walk in another's footsteps until he learns some valuable life lessons. His courageous and often zany journey introduces him to a forest full of wildlife, ...
Style: touching, inspirational, humorous, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, talking animals, disney, adventure, family, animals, hunting, self sacrifice, transformation, animal life, unlikely friendships, brother brother relationship ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 1890s
Place: alaska, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Little Mermaid (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This colorful adventure tells the story of an impetuous mermaid princess named Ariel who falls in love with the very human Prince Eric and puts everything on the line for the chance to be with him. Memorable songs and characters -- including the ...
Style: fairy tale, light, feel good, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: mermaid, disney, princess, prince, talking animals, witch, imaginary kingdom, first love, good versus evil, magic, sea, fish out of water ...
Time: 1830s, 19th century, 80s
Place: caribbean, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 111K
Paddington (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a deadly earthquake destroys his home in Peruvian rainforest, a young bear makes his way to England in search of a new home. The bear, dubbed "Paddington" for the london train station, finds shelter with the family of Henry and Mary ...
Style: sweet, touching, humorous, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, talking animals, children, kids and family, goofy hero, animals, bear, fish out of water, jungle, escape, anthropomorphic animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, peru, london, europe, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 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 ⇓
25%
Return to Never Land (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada, Australia
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The classic tale of 'Peter Pan' continues in Disney's sequel 'Return to Never Land'. In 1940 on a world besieged by World War II, Wendy, now grown up, has two children, one of them is her daughter, Jane.
Style: fairy tale, exciting, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: fairy, imaginary kingdom, friendship, kidnapping, pirate, heroes, world war two, adventure, family, mischievous children, young heroes, mermaid ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, year 1940
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Taiwan, Canada, Australia, USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Set several years after the first film, Ariel and Prince Eric are happily married with a daughter, Melody. In order to protect Melody from the Sea Witch, Morgana, they have not told her about her mermaid heritage. Melody is curious and ventures into ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, exciting, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: mermaid, disney, imaginary kingdom, wish come true, good versus evil, coming of age, family relations, family, adventure, ocean, follow your dream, friends ...
Time: 1830s, 1850s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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 ⇓
24%
 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 ⇓
23%
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Shrek Forever After (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A bored and domesticated Shrek pacts with deal-maker Rumpelstiltskin to get back to feeling like a real ogre again, but when he's duped and sent to a twisted version of Far Far Away—where Rumpelstiltskin is king, ogres are hunted, and he and ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, semi serious, exciting, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, date night, pre-teens ...
Plot: magical, ogre, talking animals, dragon, princess, imaginary kingdom, friendship, deal, heroes, queen, villain, cat ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Sword in the Stone (1963)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Wart is a young boy who aspires to be a knight's squire. On a hunting trip he falls in on Merlin, a powerful but amnesiac wizard who has plans for him beyond mere squiredom. He starts by trying to give him an education, believing that once one ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, entertaining, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: disney, knight, excalibur, talking animals, prophecy, king arthur, adventure, destiny, ambition, heroes, apprentice, follow your dream ...
Time: middle ages, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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 ⇓
33%
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Times are changing for Manny the moody mammoth, Sid the motor mouthed sloth and Diego the crafty saber-toothed tiger. Life heats up for our heroes when they meet some new and none-too-friendly neighbors – the mighty dinosaurs.
Style: humorous, touching, not serious, exciting, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, talking animals, adventure, jungle, animal life, rescue, birth, friendship, ice age, family, parenthood, buddies ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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 ⇓
50%
 7.1
 102K
The AristoCats (1970)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: When Madame Adelaide Bonfamille leaves her fortune to Duchess and her children -- Bonfamille's prize family of domesticated house cats -- the butler plots to steal the money and kidnaps the heirs, leaving them out on a country road. All seems ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: cat, talking animals, adventure, disney, animal protagonist, animal life, animals, pets, friendship, social differences, getting home, butler ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 70s, edwardian era
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.8
 39K
The Ant Bully (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fed up with being targeted by the neighborhood bully, 10-year-old Lucas Nickle vents his frustrations on the anthill in his front yard ... until the insects shrink him to the size of a bug with a magic elixir. Convicted of "crimes against the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: bully, friendship, rescue, ant, adventure, family, self discovery, vengeance, animal life, superior, siblings relations, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%