Movies like How to Train Your Dragon

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How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
 8.1
 652K
How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, 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, fairy tale, sentimental, semi serious, clever, witty ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, dragon, happy ending, adventure, family, imaginary, vikings, warrior, imaginary kingdom, training, unlikely friendships, journey, young kid, animal training, friends, foe turned friend, courage, heroes, human animal relationship, legends and myths, teamwork, creature, good versus evil, danger, battle ...
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 humorous, exciting, feel good and sweet films with plots about adventure, family, computer animation, escapades, animals, friendship and childhood mostly in Animation, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like How to Train Your Dragon: Dragons: Riders of Berk (2012), Big Hero 6 (2014), Rise of the Guardians (2012), Brave (2012), Monsters, Inc. (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, 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, semi serious, exciting, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, warrior, best friends, family, youth, legends and myths, save the day, viking, sacrifice, villain, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dragons: Riders of Berk (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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, humorous, feel good, entertaining, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, imaginary, adventure, young heroes, animal training, friends, family, island, training, viking, imaginary kingdom, vikings ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, 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, exciting, humorous, touching
Audience: kids
Plot: dragon, adventure, friends, viking, fantasy world, flying, overpopulation, sword and fantasy, fight, vengeance, love and romance, ship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 401K
Big Hero 6 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, 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, touching, sentimental, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, disney, robot, adventure, superhero, heroes, imaginary, boy genius, young heroes, good versus evil, family, androids and robots ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: san francisco, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Rise of the Guardians (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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, fairy tale, colourful, witty ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, girls' night
Plot: fairy, good versus evil, adventure, legends and myths, imaginary, friendship, childhood, belief, holiday, santa claus, christmas, dreams ...
Place: st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 365K
Brave (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
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, humorous, light, touching, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: happy ending, disney, archery, princess, witch, adventure, queen, magical, royal family, kingdom, curses spells and rituals, king ...
Time: 10th century
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, 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: captivating, exciting, atmospheric, fairy tale, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, owl, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, imaginary, family, in the woods, animal life, imaginary kingdom, heroes, brother vs brother ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.0
 795K
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: sweet, feel good, funny, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: friendship, monster, adventure, imaginary, rivalry, creature, fear, parallel world, friends, invisibility, kidnapping, villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Movie in collections
 8.3
 865K
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: toys, friendship, adventure, friends, rescue, jealousy, rivalry, teamwork, family, computer animation, cowboy, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 187K
The Croods (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, 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, exciting, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family life, family relations, disney, survival, youth, caveman, teen romance, parents and children, journey, cave, hunting ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times, prehistoric, ancient world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.5
 410K
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, intense, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: mentor, chosen one, adventure, kung fu, talking animals, goofy hero, martial arts, warrior, master warrior, panda, transformation, training ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Dragon Prince (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 26 min.
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: exciting, captivating, feel good, enigmatic
Audience: family outing
Plot: dragon, magic, elf, adventure, prince, black magic, imaginary kingdom, heir to the throne, sword and sorcery, save the kingdom, conflict, exile ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.4
 561K
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, romantic, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: princess, family, disney, adventure, snow, royal family, love and romance, supernatural ability, sisters, magical, family relations, queen ...
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.2
 247K
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, surprise ending, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: martial arts, adventure, talking animals, mentor, master warrior, danger, goofy hero, family, hopes, mission, chosen one, deadly weapon ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 432K
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: touching, humorous, road movie, not serious, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, date night, pre-teens
Plot: unlikely friendships, rescue, adventure, friendship, talking animals, caveman, family, life risking, ice, creature, bonding, odd couple ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory, prehistoric
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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: chosen one, friendship, supernatural ability, young heroes, magical, good versus evil, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, adventure, journey, forces of nature, heroes ...
Time: 2000s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: fantasy world, fairy, family, adventure, young heroes, heroes, friendship, family relations, disappearance, good versus evil, imaginary, friends ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: africa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 643K
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: exciting, humorous, entertaining, feel good, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: superhero, secret identity, adventure, good versus evil, superhuman powers, disney, heroes, family, family relations, villain, parents and children, lawsuit ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 60s, 1960s, year 1962
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 99K
Epic (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
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, stylized, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: imaginary, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, adventure, friendship, teenage life, young heroes, save the kingdom, protector, talking animals, family, in the woods ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: exciting, feel good, semi serious, fairy tale, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: unlikely friendships, journey, peril, imaginary, dragon, creature, computer animation, adventure, talking animals, encounter, childhood, animals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: During a summer stay on the mainland, Tinker Bell is accidentally discovered while investigating a little girl's fairy house. As the other fairies, led by the brash Vidia, launch a daring rescue in the middle of a fierce storm, Tink develops a ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, exciting, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: fairy, imaginary kingdom, rescue, friendship, mischievous children, heroes, danger, disorder, friends, adventure, curses spells and rituals, human ...
Time: 2010s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 600K
Shrek (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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, witty, surprise ending, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: princess, adventure, dragon, swamp, opposites attract, talking animals, love and romance, friendship, save the princess, reluctant partners, magic, ogre ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
 261K
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, adventure, island, mythology, magic, destiny, young girl, quest, girl, family ...
Place: pacific ocean, polynesia, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.1
 929K
Finding Nemo (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Australia
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, touching, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, family, shark, rescue, missing child, odd couple, fish, father son relationship, underwater, courage, talking animals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: pacific ocean, australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.4
 975K
WALL·E (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: WALL·E is the last robot left on an Earth that has been overrun with garbage and all humans have fled to outer space. For 700 years he has continued to try and clean up the mess, but has developed some rather interesting human-like qualities. When ...
Style: feel good, exciting, futuristic, light, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: loneliness, robot, outer space, adventure, future dystopia, happy ending, imaginary, ecological disaster, spacecraft, earth, post apocalypse, determination ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 274K
Shrek the Third (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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: fairy tale, humorous, feel good, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, pre-teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: dragon, prince, imaginary kingdom, princess, rescue, funeral, cat, adventure, ship, donkey, family, computer animation ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.2
 912K
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, sweet, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, loneliness, follow your dream, family, friendship, journey, unlikely friendships, dog, friends, obsessive quest, wilderness, dreams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, south america, mount everest, venezuela
⇓ 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, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: fairy, adventure, imaginary kingdom, friendship, curses spells and rituals, young heroes, in the woods, rescue, dangerous animal, happy ending, fantasy world, danger ...
Time: 2010s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
The Magic Sword: Quest for Camelot (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: During the times of King Arthur, Kayley is a brave girl who dreams of following her late father as a Knight of the Round Table. The evil Ruber wants to invade Camelot and take the throne of King Arthur, and Kayley has to stop him.
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: dragon, adventure, knight, royal family, king arthur, good versus evil, sword, rescue, heroic mission, blindness, young heroes, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.0
 422K
Zootopia (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.
Style: witty, feel good, funny, allegory, clever ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: disney, happy ending, talking animals, animals, anthropomorphic animal, anthropomorphism, adventure, prejudice, friendship, investigation, utopia, missing person ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%