Movies like How to Train Your Dragon

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How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
 8.1
 620K
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: exciting, feel good, humorous, touching, atmospheric, sentimental, fairy tale, semi serious, clever, witty ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, dragon, family, adventure, vikings, warrior, journey, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, human animal relationship, animal training, training, foe turned friend, teamwork, good versus evil, friends, young kid, heroes, creature, courage, legends and myths, happy ending, danger, family relations, parents and children ...
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 exciting, humorous, semi serious and stylized films with plots about adventure, escapades, family, danger, heroes, friendship and good versus evil mostly in Animation, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like How to Train Your Dragon: Dragons: Riders of Berk (2012), Big Hero 6 (2014), Brave (2012), Monsters, Inc. (2001), Rise of the Guardians (2012). 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, atmospheric, stylized, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, warrior, youth, best friends, family, save the day, legends and myths, sacrifice, villain, wife husband relationship, death of husband ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dragons: Riders of Berk (2012)
Genre: Animation, 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: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, young heroes, adventure, animal training, imaginary, friends, family, island, training, vikings, imaginary kingdom, viking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
98%
 7.8
 378K
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, humorous, sentimental, touching, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, superhero, adventure, good versus evil, disney, robot, young heroes, imaginary, family, boy genius, moral dilemma, androids and robots ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: san francisco, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 344K
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: humorous, light, fairy tale, touching, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: disney, princess, happy ending, witch, magical, royal family, bear, curses spells and rituals, queen, mother daughter relationship, rebellious daughter, kingdom ...
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.0
 752K
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: funny, feel good, humorous, sweet, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: friendship, monster, fear, rivalry, imaginary, invisibility, adventure, kidnapping, villain, fish out of water, odd couple, cheating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: himalaya
⇓ 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, stylized, scenic, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, owl, family, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, in the woods, birds, heroes, talking animals, animal life, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: humorous, exciting, captivating, touching
Audience: kids
Plot: dragon, viking, friends, adventure, vengeance, love and romance, fantasy world, fight, flying, happy ending, love interest, sword fight ...
⇓ 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: exciting, sentimental, fairy tale, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, friendship, imaginary kingdom, adventure, young heroes, in the woods, rescue, dangerous animal, fantasy world, danger, tomboy, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 2010s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Rise of the Guardians (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, 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, fairy tale, colourful, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: fairy, good versus evil, adventure, legends and myths, belief, childhood, protector, holiday, dreams, imaginary, heroes, heroic mission ...
Place: saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Arthur and the Invisibles (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
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, exciting, stylized, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: fairy, family, fantasy world, young heroes, imaginary, friendship, heroes, disappearance, family relations, good versus evil, friends, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: dungeon, africa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 812K
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, humorous, exciting, witty, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: toys, friendship, adventure, friends, rivalry, jealousy, rescue, teamwork, family, dinosaur, cowboy, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.2
 179K
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, exciting, feel good, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, survival, journey, youth, family life, disney, parents and children, caveman, family, family relations, life turned upside down, forces of nature ...
Time: stone age, prehistory, prehistoric, ancient world, prehistoric times ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.0
 565K
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, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, secret identity, good versus evil, adventure, family, heroes, secret, villain, parents and children, lawsuit, disguise ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 881K
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, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, family, missing child, rescue, odd couple, fish, father son relationship, underwater, shark, courage, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: seaport, pacific ocean, australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 96K
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, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, friendship, protector, save the kingdom, teenage life, in the woods, queen, young heroes, birds ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.5
 387K
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: humorous, feel good, entertaining, inspirational, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: mentor, chosen one, martial arts, kung fu, goofy hero, monkey, transformation, talking animals, warrior, good versus evil, adventure, family ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 153K
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, entertaining, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, date night, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adoption, orphan, friendship, adventure, family relations, space and aliens, experiment, disney, odd couple, alien encounter, good versus evil, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: hawaii, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, feel good, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dragon, king arthur, good versus evil, camelot, adventure, knight, royal family, heroic mission, rescue, escapades, legends and myths, young heroes ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 12K
Dragon Hunters (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Luxembourg, Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Dragon Hunters is a fantastic tale telling the adventures of two dragon hunters: the world has become a vast conglomerate of islands of varying size and shape. This babbling universe is mainly peopled with ruthless rogues, surly peasants and ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, semi serious, stylized
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dragon, knight, gold, heroes, imaginary, adventure, save the world, danger, rivalry, misfit partners, heroic mission, obsessive quest ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
Hercules and Xena - The Animated Movie: The Battle for Mount Olympus (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mighty Zeus brings Hercules' mother, Alcmene, to Mount Olympus, and Hercules, believing she has been kidnapped, leads a rescue mission to save her. Zeus' jealous wife, Hera, decides that it should now be her time to rule the universe. Hera ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: hercules, heroes, good versus evil, danger, escapades, supernatural ability, imaginary, adventure, rivalry, superhuman powers, save the day, legends and myths ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: feel good, sincere, entertaining, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, friendship, adventure, imaginary, young heroes, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, magic, mischievous children, supernatural, small town, disorder ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Arthur and the Revenge of Maltazard (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Arthur answers a distress call from Princess Selenia, who is menaced by the nefarious Maltazard.
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, touching, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: fairy, young heroes, adventure, youth, good versus evil, daring rescue, save the day, imaginary kingdom, family, escapades, rivalry, danger ...
⇓ 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, humorous, stylized, captivating, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, friendship, chosen one, heroic mission, supernatural ability, journey, forces of nature, adventure, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, magical ...
Time: 2000s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: feel good, exciting, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: fairy, rescue, friends, imaginary kingdom, friendship, scientist, summer, countryside, human, curses spells and rituals, adventure, disorder ...
Time: 2010s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, wizards and magicians, imaginary, heroes, mission, imaginary kingdom, danger, save the world, dark fantasy, escapades ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 409K
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: humorous, touching, sentimental, sweet, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, date night, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, rescue, friendship, ice, family, caveman, life risking, bonding, odd couple, squirrel, creature, iceberg ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, prehistory, prehistoric
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Pokemon: Jirachi - Wish Maker (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Ash, Pikachu and friends (minus Misty) were visiting a festival celebrating the appearance of a comet when they stumble upon a mysterious rock-like crystal...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary, adventure, danger, good versus evil, animal training, friends, rivalry, escapades, obsessive quest, young heroes, heroic mission, heroes ...
Time: 2000s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.8
 571K
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, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, princess, opposites attract, reluctant partners, swamp, friendship, save the princess, love and romance, ogre, adventure, odd couple, daring rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Flight of Dragons (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The realm of magic is being threatened by the realm of logic, so Carolinus, the green wizard decides to shield it for all time. Ommedon, the evil red wizard, stands in his way. Carolinus then calls for a quest that is to be led by a man named Peter ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, sweet, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: dragon, good versus evil, time travel, fish out of water, friendship, adventure, wizards and magicians, danger, master villain, heroes, imaginary, heroic mission ...
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
 233K
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: humorous, exciting, semi serious, surprise ending, funny ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: martial arts, mentor, master warrior, adventure, family, danger, goofy hero, mission, chosen one, villain, team, journey ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%