Movies like The Book of Life

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The Book of Life (2014)
 7.2
 71K
The Book of Life (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must face his greatest fears.
Style: touching, exciting, romantic, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, colourful, humorous, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, life & death, true love, friendship, destiny, hopes, love triangle, fall in love, love and romance, family, bullfighting, escapades, afterlife, day of the dead, mythology, romance, fantasy world, creativity, good versus evil, love story, rivalry, imaginary kingdom, beautiful scenery, relationships, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america

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Most similar movies to The Book of Life

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, fairy tale, sweet and humorous films with plots about computer animation, family, adventure, destiny, storytelling, escapades and childhood mostly in Animation, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Book of Life: Coco (2017), Rise of the Guardians (2012), Anastasia (1997), Kubo and the Two Strings (2016), The Boxtrolls (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.4
 490K
Coco (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead ...
Style: feel good, touching, sincere, atmospheric, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, chick flick, preschoolers
Plot: disney, day of the dead, afterlife, life & death, life after death, childhood, family, boy, death, memory, musician, child protagonist ...
Time: 2010s, year 2017
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Scotland 1874, Jack is born on the coldest day ever. Because of the extreme cold, his heart stops beating. The responsible midwife in Edinburgh finds a way to save him by replacing his heart with a clock. So he lives and remains under the ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, feel good, surreal, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: love and romance, adventure, true love, obsessive quest, romance, steampunk, heroes, escapades, relationships, loneliness, young heroes, love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada, europe, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Rise of the Guardians (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs and imagination of children all over the world.
Style: touching, exciting, witty, fairy tale, colourful ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, girls' night
Plot: holiday, dreams, good versus evil, christmas, adventure, childhood, fairy, belief, save the world, santa claus, friendship, legends and myths ...
Place: new york, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.1
 122K
Anastasia (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This animated adventure retells the story of the lost daughter of Russia's last czar. The evil Rasputin places a curse on the Romanov family, and Anastasia and her grandmother, Empress Maria, get separated. After growing up in an orphanage, ...
Style: touching, exciting, captivating, factual, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: princess, childhood, royal family, adventure, happy ending, family, good versus evil, cinderella story, disney, destiny, memory loss, russian ...
Time: 20th century
Place: paris france, russia, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Kubo mesmerizes the people in his village with his magical gift for spinning wild tales with origami. When he accidentally summons an evil spirit seeking vengeance, Kubo is forced to go on a quest to solve the mystery of his fallen samurai father ...
Style: stylized, fairy tale, breathtaking, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: magic, samurai, creativity, talking animals, adventure, imagination, fight scenes, friendship, destiny, mythology, family, childhood ...
Time: 2010s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.8
 58K
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: feel good, colourful, humorous, exciting, surreal ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, steampunk, good versus evil, friendship, family, prejudice, fantasy world, young heroes, troll, greed, adaptation, runaway ...
Time: victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Princess and the Frog (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A waitress, desperate to fulfill her dreams as a restaurant owner, is set on a journey to turn a frog prince back into a human being, but she has to face the same problem after she kisses him.
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, witty, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: princess, disney, prince, family, cinderella story, fall in love, talking animals, adventure, transformation, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, magical ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 11K
Strange Magic (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A love potion works its devious charms on fairies, elves and the swamp-dwelling Bog King as they all try to possess the potion for themselves.
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, fairy tale, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: fairy, love potion, true love, imaginary kingdom, betrayal, elf, kidnapping, save the day, family, heroes, rivalry, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 7.6
 328K
Moana (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the demigod to set things right.
Style: colourful, touching, entertaining, fairy tale, exciting ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, preschoolers, chick flick ...
Plot: disney, ocean, adventure, magic, island, girl, disney princess, happy ending, destiny, mythology, family, young girl ...
Place: polynesia, pacific ocean, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Follow the adventures of Belle, a bright young woman who finds herself in the castle of a prince who's been turned into a mysterious beast. With the help of the castle's enchanted staff, Belle soon learns the most important lesson of all ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night, preschoolers ...
Plot: disney, love and romance, beast, opposites attract, princess, transformation, prince, fall in love, magic, power of love, castle, stockholm syndrome ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 446K
Tangled (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When the kingdom's most wanted-and most charming-bandit Flynn Rider hides out in a mysterious tower, he's taken hostage by Rapunzel, a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Flynn's curious captor, ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, captivating, uplifting, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, teens ...
Plot: princess, disney, romance, disney princess, love and romance, adventure, fall in love, unlikely couple, family, first love, young woman, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The circle of life continues for Simba, now fully grown and in his rightful place as the king of Pride Rock. Simba and Nala have given birth to a daughter, Kiara who's as rebellious as her father was. But Kiara drives her parents to distraction ...
Style: humorous, dramatic, fairy tale, visually appealing, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, teens
Plot: lion, disney, imaginary kingdom, love, father daughter relationship, love story, happy ending, good versus evil, culture clash, princess, friendship, adventure ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 105K
Epic (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A teenager finds herself transported to a deep forest setting where a battle between the forces of good and the forces of evil is taking place. She bands together with a rag-tag group characters in order to save their world -- and ours.
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, teenage life, friendship, save the kingdom, young heroes, protector, father daughter relationship, daughter, family, talking animals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.0
 411K
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: fairy tale, feel good, sweet, humorous, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: princess, disney, genie, love, desert, friendship, disney princess, adventure, arabian nights, family, magic, unlikely couple ...
Time: 18th century
Place: middle east, saudi arabia, iraq, sahara
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.4
 617K
Frozen (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Young princess Anna of Arendelle dreams about finding true love at her sister Elsa’s coronation. Fate takes her on a dangerous journey in an attempt to end the eternal winter that has fallen over the kingdom. She's accompanied by ice delivery ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, exciting, touching, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: princess, disney, magic, sisters, snow, adventure, disney princess, love and romance, family, snowman, magical, power of love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, norway, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, entertaining, light, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, adventure, disney, treasure, con artists, indians, jungle, talking animals, gold, native americans, chase ...
Time: 16th century
Place: latin america, spain, south america, egypt, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 168K
Frozen II (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Elsa, Anna, Kristoff and Olaf are going far in the forest to know the truth about an ancient mystery of their kingdom.
Style: fairy tale, emotional, feel good, touching, 3d animation
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, preschoolers
Plot: disney, disney princess, princess, magic, magical, autumn, giant, kingdom, female protagonist, good versus evil, castle, queen ...
Time: 19th century
Place: scandinavia, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A version of Shakespeare's play, set in the world of warring indoor and outdoor gnomes. Garden gnomes Gnomeo and Juliet have as many obstacles to overcome as their quasi namesakes when they are caught up in a feud between neighbors. But with ...
Style: humorous, fairy tale, romantic, entertaining, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: forbidden love, disney, family, true love, romance, lovers apart, uninhibited rivalry, toys, rivalry, shakespeare, garden, fall in love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Happily N'Ever After 2 (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Fairy tales collide when Mambo and Munk tip the scales of good and evil once again.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, not serious, exciting, parody
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, young heroes, good versus evil, friendship, youth, on the run, heroes, rivalry, love and romance, hopes, daring rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: An ancient myth of a massive creature sparks the curiosity of Tinker Bell and her good friend Fawn, an animal fairy who’s not afraid to break the rules to help an animal in need. But this creature is not welcome in Pixie Hollow — and the scout ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, sweet, touching, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, imaginary kingdom, friendship, adventure, forest, disney, curses spells and rituals, beast, fantasy world, love, good versus evil, happy ending ...
Time: 2010s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the disastrous food storm in the first film, Flint and his friends are forced to leave the town. Flint accepts the invitation from his idol Chester V to join The Live Corp Company, which has been tasked to clean the island, and where the best ...
Style: feel good, exciting, colourful, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: scientist, adventure, friendship, food, island, inventor, family, animals, technology gone awry, chaos and mayhem, save the day, creator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 158K
Puss in Boots (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Long before he even met Shrek, the notorious fighter, lover and outlaw Puss in Boots becomes a hero when he sets off on an adventure with the tough and street smart Kitty Softpaws and the mastermind Humpty Dumpty to save his town. This is the true ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, exciting, light, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: adventure, cat, talking animals, imaginary kingdom, talking cat, happy ending, friendship, magic, good versus evil, escapades, sword fight, save the day ...
Time: 2010s, year 2011
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.6
 621
The Great Bear (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Jonathan, 11, usually spends his vacations alone with his grandfather who lives on the edge of a vast forest populated by mythical animals. This year his kid sister Sophie joins him. But it's not cool to be stuck with a little sister, so he ...
Style: feel good, stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: bear, forest, adventure, family relations, family, rescue, siblings relations, escapades, survival, young heroes, heroes, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.6
 102K
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, emotional, exciting, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, friendship, alien, benign alien, family, alien invasion, save the world, disney, culture clash, loneliness, children, odd couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: australia, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 197K
Enchanted (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The beautiful princess Giselle is banished by an evil queen from her magical, musical animated land and finds herself in the gritty reality of the streets of modern-day Manhattan. Shocked by this strange new environment that doesn't operate on ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, kids, family outing, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: princess, disney, true love, good versus evil, magic, prince, imaginary kingdom, love and romance, witch, magical, dragon, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 226K
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, funny, entertaining, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: animals, bird, talking animals, adventure, parrot, happy ending, jungle, family, friendship, kids and family, good versus evil, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, minnesota, south america, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 269K
Corpse Bride (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Set in a 19th-century european village, this stop-motion animation feature follows the story of Victor, a young man whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious corpse bride, while his real bride Victoria waits bereft in the land of the ...
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, melancholic, captivating, gothic horror ...
Audience: kids, date night, family outing, preschoolers, horror for children
Plot: afterlife, corpse, supernatural, marriage, romance, goth, death, wedding, disagreement, fear, loneliness, supernatural romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Meet the Robinsons (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this animated adventure, brilliant preteen inventor Lewis creates a memory scanner to retrieve his earliest recollections and find out why his mother gave him up for adoption. But when the villainous Bowler Hat Guy steals the machine, Lewis is ...
Style: feel good, touching, sweet, humorous, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: time travel, family, disney, time machine, adventure, orphan, talking animals, eccentric family, inventor, redemption, runaway, sent to the past ...
Time: future, 2030s, contemporary, 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Follow Ariel's adventures before she gave up her fins for true love. When Ariel wasn't singing with her sisters, she spent time with her mother, Queen Athena. Ariel is devastated when Athena is kidnapped by pirates, and after King Triton ...
Style: humorous, sweet, colourful, captivating, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night, preschoolers ...
Plot: mermaid, disney, princess, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, adventure, rivalry, young heroes, family, love, follow your dream, ocean ...
Time: 1820s, 1830s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Arthur and the Invisibles (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, USA, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Arthur is a spirited ten-year old whose parents are away looking for work, whose eccentric grandfather has been missing for several years, and who lives with his grandmother in a country house that, in two days, will be repossessed, torn down, and ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, stylized, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: fantasy world, fairy, young heroes, family, adventure, friendship, good versus evil, heroes, treasure, family relations, destiny, disappearance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: connecticut, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%