Movies like How to Train Your Dragon

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How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
 8.1
 678K
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, sentimental, humorous, fairy tale, semi serious, visually appealing, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dragon, friendship, unlikely friendships, adventure, family, happy ending, imaginary, young kid, friends, vikings, imaginary kingdom, teamwork, courage, heroes, warrior, danger, legends and myths, creature, family relations, foe turned friend, training, parents and children, human animal relationship, journey, animal training ...
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, feel good, exciting and sweet films with plots about adventure, friendship, escapades, family, computer animation, danger and good versus evil mostly in Animation, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like How to Train Your Dragon: Dragons: Riders of Berk (2012), Rise of the Guardians (2012), Big Hero 6 (2014), Brave (2012), Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011). 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, feel good, sentimental, exciting, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, best friends, family, warrior, legends and myths, youth, viking, journey, rescue, friendship, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dragons: Riders of Berk (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, 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, imaginary, young heroes, adventure, friends, island, imaginary kingdom, animal training, training, creature, enemy, family ...
⇓ 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, feel good, touching, humorous, exciting
Audience: kids
Plot: dragon, adventure, friends, flying, overpopulation, love, viking, love interest, fight, team, sword and fantasy, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, witty, fairy tale, colourful ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, girls' night
Plot: fairy, good versus evil, christmas, childhood, adventure, friendship, legends and myths, holiday, belief, santa claus, imaginary, dreams ...
Place: st. petersburg russia, new york, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.8
 418K
Big Hero 6 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
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, sweet, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, disney, robot, young heroes, heroes, androids and robots, superhero, adventure, boy genius, imaginary, friends, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: san francisco, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 379K
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, princess, witch, adventure, computer animation, archery, queen, kingdom, magical, mother daughter relationship, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 10th century
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 259K
Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
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, danger, mentor, chosen one, family, kung fu, evil, threat ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 197K
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, exciting, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, family relations, family life, disney, youth, survival, caveman, parents and children, hunting, journey, cave, teen romance ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times, prehistoric, ancient world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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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, scenic, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, owl, good versus evil, adventure, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, imaginary, animal life, in the woods, heroes, family, bird ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.5
 427K
Kung Fu Panda (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, China
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, mentor, kung fu, adventure, talking animals, martial arts, warrior, good versus evil, goofy hero, master warrior, transformation, training ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 8.1
 830K
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, funny, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: friendship, monster, creature, adventure, imaginary, rivalry, parallel world, friends, misfit, invisibility, kidnapping, villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Dragon Prince (2018)
Genre: Animation, 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: exciting, captivating, feel good, enigmatic
Audience: family outing
Plot: dragon, magic, elf, prince, adventure, heir to the throne, imaginary kingdom, sword and sorcery, save the kingdom, conflict, exile, teenager ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 7.2
 172K
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, adoption, orphan, adventure, friendship, family, family relations, disorder, teaching the ways of the world, heroes, experiment, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: hawaii, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 449K
Ice Age (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
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, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: talking animals, friendship, unlikely friendships, rescue, adventure, journey, family, caveman, animal life, life risking, creature, odd couple ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory, prehistoric
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 904K
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, foe turned friend, family, cowboy, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ 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: fantasy world, fairy, adventure, young heroes, heroes, family, friendship, family relations, disappearance, good versus evil, imaginary, friends ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: connecticut, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 101K
Epic (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Ireland
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 kingdom, imaginary, good versus evil, adventure, teenage life, friendship, young heroes, save the kingdom, protector, talking animals, in the woods, queen ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 580K
Frozen (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Norway
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, romantic, touching, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: princess, disney, family, adventure, sisters, snow, love and romance, royal family, supernatural ability, magical, family relations, imaginary ...
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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: magical, chosen one, supernatural ability, imaginary kingdom, friendship, young heroes, good versus evil, warrior, heroes, peril, heroic mission, friends ...
Time: 2000s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 8.0
 667K
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, entertaining, humorous, touching, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: superhero, heroes, disney, secret identity, adventure, good versus evil, superhuman powers, super strength, family, disguise, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 60s, 1960s, year 1962
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.1
 964K
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, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, adventure, family, shark, underwater, journey, friends, father son relationship, courage, rescue, odd couple, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new south wales, pacific ocean, australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: semi serious, exciting, feel good, fairy tale, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: unlikely friendships, talking animals, computer animation, encounter, adventure, peril, good versus evil, imaginary, animals, magic, journey, childhood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Cat Returns (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, USA
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, prince, talking cat, cat, adventure, rescue, human animal relationship, friendship, mischievous children, family relations, disorder, magic ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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How to Train Your Dragon: Homecoming (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, 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, touching, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dragon, unlikely friendships, stage performance, friendship between teens, parents and children, friendship, family relations, festival, memory, dating show, statue, pageant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 624K
Shrek (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Japan
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, parody, humorous, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: princess, talking animals, dragon, love and romance, friendship, adventure, swamp, imaginary kingdom, opposites attract, magical, reluctant partners, ogre ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A blue harvest moon will rise, allowing the fairies to use a precious moonstone to restore the Pixie Dust Tree, the source of all their magic. But when Tinker Bell accidentally puts all of Pixie Hollow in jeopardy, she must venture out across the ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, friendship, imaginary kingdom, mischievous children, adventure, imaginary, family relations, friends, disorder, siblings relations, young heroes, danger ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.2
 953K
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, touching, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, loneliness, unlikely friendships, family, follow your dream, journey, dog, friendship, obsessive quest, friends, talking animals, hopes ...
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, friendship, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, in the woods, dangerous animal, escapades, rescue, happy ending, 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: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens
Plot: dragon, sword, adventure, knight, royal family, king arthur, good versus evil, rescue, heroic mission, blindness, folk hero, young heroes ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Lord of the Rings (1978)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Spain
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The Fellowship of the Ring embark on a journey to destroy the One Ring and end Sauron's reign over Middle-earth.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, serious, scenic, gloomy ...
Plot: good versus evil, obsessive quest, adventure, mission, wizards and magicians, heroes, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, danger, save the world, elf, wizards ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%