Movies like How to Train Your Dragon

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How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
 8.1
 719K
How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after downing a feared dragon, he realizes that he no longer wants to destroy it, and instead befriends the beast – which he names Toothless – much to the chagrin of his warrior father
Style: feel good, exciting, atmospheric, touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, fairy tale, sweet, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dragon, friendship, adventure, unlikely friendships, family, legends and myths, young kid, friends, imaginary kingdom, creature, warrior, happy ending, teamwork, courage, training, foe turned friend, heroes, human animal relationship, family relations, parents and children, journey, animal training, tribe, peril, escapades ...
Place: scandinavia

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Most similar movies to How to Train Your Dragon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, exciting and entertaining films with plots about adventure, friendship, escapades, good versus evil, computer animation, danger and family mostly in Animation, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like How to Train Your Dragon: DreamWorks Dragons (2012), Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011), The Croods (2013), Kung Fu Panda (2008), Epic (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The thrilling second chapter of the epic How To Train Your Dragon trilogy brings back the fantastical world of Hiccup and Toothless five years later. While Astrid, Snotlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races (the ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, exciting, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, warrior, youth, best friends, viking, heroes, journey, rescue, family, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
DreamWorks Dragons (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: DreamWorks Dragons is an American computer-animated television series airing on Cartoon Network based on the 2010 film How to Train Your Dragon. The series serves as a bridge between the first film and its 2014 sequel. Riders of Berk follows Hiccup ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, young heroes, adventure, friends, training, island, family, animal training, imaginary kingdom, creature, enemy, young kid ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: As Hiccup fulfills his dream of creating a peaceful dragon utopia, Toothless’ discovery of an untamed, elusive mate draws the Night Fury away. When danger mounts at home and Hiccup’s reign as village chief is tested, both dragon and rider must ...
Style: captivating, feel good, touching, humorous, exciting
Audience: kids
Plot: dragon, adventure, friends, overpopulation, flying, love, warrior, viking, love interest, fight, team, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 276K
Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five - Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey. But Po’s new life of awesomeness is threatened by the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, psychotronic, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, adventure, master warrior, martial arts, goofy hero, family, chosen one, mentor, warrior, kung fu, threat, evil ...
Time: year 2011, 2010s
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 210K
The Croods (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Croods is a prehistoric comedy adventure that follows the world's first family as they embark on a journey of a lifetime when the cave that has always shielded them from danger is destroyed. Traveling across a spectacular landscape, the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, family relations, family life, youth, survival, caveman, disney, family, teen romance, hunting, parents and children, journey ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 7.6
 455K
Kung Fu Panda (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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, intense, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: chosen one, talking animals, mentor, kung fu, adventure, warrior, goofy hero, martial arts, animals, transformation, good versus evil, master ...
Time: 2000s, year 2008
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
How to Train Your Dragon: Homecoming (2019)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: It's been ten years since the dragons moved to the Hidden World, and even though Toothless doesn't live in New Berk anymore, Hiccup continues the holiday traditions he once shared with his best friend. But the Vikings of New Berk were ...
Style: funny, sincere, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dragon, friendship between teens, friendship, parents and children, family relations, festival, dating show, memory, unlikely friendships, fire, viking, masquerade ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 104K
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: exciting, feel good, humorous, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, teenage life, good versus evil, save the kingdom, protector, young heroes, family, friendship, talking animals, queen, daughter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Dragon Prince (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: An extraordinary discovery inspires two human princes and an elven assassin to team up on an epic quest to bring peace to their warring lands.
Style: feel good, captivating, exciting, enigmatic, dark fantasy
Audience: family outing
Plot: dragon, magic, elf, adventure, prince, sword and sorcery, heir to the throne, imaginary kingdom, save the kingdom, conflict, exile, egg ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Soren, a young barn owl, is kidnapped by owls of St. Aggie's, ostensibly an orphanage, where owlets are brainwashed into becoming soldiers. He and his new friends escape to the island of Ga'Hoole, to assist its noble, wise owls who fight ...
Style: exciting, captivating, atmospheric, fairy tale, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, owl, adventure, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, heroic mission, family, heroes, anthropomorphism, save the kingdom, bird, animal life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.6
 320K
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: entertaining, colourful, exciting, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: disney, happy ending, ocean, magic, girl, mythology, adventure, island, disney princess, destiny, family, quest ...
Place: pacific ocean, polynesia, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 8.1
 882K
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, sweet, humorous, funny, fairy tale ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids, date night, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, monster, creature, adventure, friends, rivalry, talking animals, parallel world, misfit, villain, invisibility, rivals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.8
 447K
Big Hero 6 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.
Style: exciting, feel good, touching, entertaining, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, robot, superhero, disney, heroes, young heroes, androids and robots, boy genius, child prodigy, adventure, friends, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: san francisco, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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: exciting, touching, witty, fairy tale, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: fairy, good versus evil, christmas, childhood, adventure, holiday, legends and myths, belief, santa claus, friendship, dreams, save the world ...
Place: new york, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.5
 473K
Ice Age (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
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: road movie, touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: talking animals, unlikely friendships, friendship, family, adventure, rescue, animal life, odd couple, journey, life risking, heroic mission, animals ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.4
 610K
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, touching, exciting, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: princess, disney, family, adventure, sisters, royal family, snow, supernatural ability, magical, queen, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, norway, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.3
 185K
Lilo & Stitch (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A lonely Hawaiian girl named Lilo is being raised by her older sister, Nani, after their parents die -- under the watch of social worker Cobra Bubbles. When Lilo adopts a funny-looking dog and names him "Stitch," she doesn't realize ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: disney, family, adoption, orphan, adventure, experiment, friendship, benign alien, friends, heroes, space and aliens, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: hawaii, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Raya and the Last Dragon (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Plot unknown.
Style: feel good, light, sincere, entertaining, humorous ...
Plot: dragon, female warrior, kung fu, disney princess, tough girl, sword, female protagonist, travel, warrior, creature, magic, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, asia, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar, and bring peace to the world.
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: supernatural ability, chosen one, magical, imaginary kingdom, friendship, young heroes, good versus evil, heroes, peril, honor, master warrior, warrior ...
Time: 2000s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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 ⇓
92%
Dragons: Rescue Riders: Hunt for the Golden Dragon (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: It's the treasure hunt of a lifetime for the Rescue Riders, who must race to find a precious golden dragon egg and protect it from evil pirates.
Style: feel good, fairy tale, exciting, semi serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, encounter, animals, magic, unlikely friendships, peril, good versus evil, childhood, adventure, creature, talking animals, journey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 141K
Onward (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a suburban fantasy world, two teenage elf brothers embark on an extraordinary quest to discover if there is still a little magic left out there.
Style: feel good, modern fairy tale, sincere, captivating, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: brother brother relationship, elf, magic, disney, fantasy world, teenage boy, adventure, teenage protagonist, dead father, fairy, van, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ 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, exciting, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens
Plot: fairy, fantasy world, adventure, family, young heroes, heroes, friendship, family relations, disappearance, good versus evil, friends, youth ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: connecticut, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 8.0
 708K
The Incredibles (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bob Parr has given up his superhero days to log in time as an insurance adjuster and raise his three children with his formerly heroic wife in suburbia. But when he receives a mysterious assignment, it's time to get back into costume.
Style: entertaining, exciting, humorous, touching, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: superhero, heroes, disney, secret identity, family, good versus evil, adventure, superhuman powers, super strength, parents and children, disguise, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 50s, year 1962
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Red Shoes and the Seven Dwarfs (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Princes who have been turned into Dwarfs seek the red shoes of a lady in order to break the spell, although it will not be easy.
Style: entertaining, light, feel good, funny, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: princess, magic, love, overweight, female protagonist, snow white, gnome, prince, evil stepmother, teamwork, friendship, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Cat Returns (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Haru, a schoolgirl bored by her ordinary routine, saves the life of an unusual cat and suddenly her world is transformed beyond anything she ever imagined. The Cat King rewards her good deed with a flurry of presents, including a very shocking ...
Style: feel good, sweet, humorous, fairy tale, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, cat, adventure, talking cat, rescue, prince, human animal relationship, friendship, mischievous children, family relations, disorder, magic ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: fairy, adventure, friendship, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, forest, young heroes, dangerous animal, rescue, escapades, happy ending, tomboy ...
Time: 2010s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
James and the Giant Peach (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When the young orphan boy James spills a magic bag of crocodile tongues, he finds himself in possession of a giant peach that flies him away to strange lands.
Style: surreal, feel good, humorous, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: magic, surrealism, aunt, orphan, giant, adventure, friendship, young heroes, family, escapades, youth, adventurer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, manhattan new york city, new york, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 57K
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: exciting, feel good, humorous, colourful, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, good versus evil, friendship, young heroes, prejudice, steampunk, family, disorder, fish out of water, escapades, children ...
Time: victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dragon Nest: Warriors' Dawn (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: China
Duration: 88 min.
Story: For years, the land of Altera has observed an uneasy peace between the humans, the elves, and the beasts who are loyal to the legendary Black Dragon. But when the dragon wakes from its hibernation, mobilizing a force of beasts to make war, a small ...
Style: exciting, captivating
Audience: kids
Plot: elf, enemy, beast, fantasy world, dragon, destiny, battles, good versus evil, warrior, struggle for survival, adventure, showdown ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%