Movies like Kiki's Delivery Service

If you like "Kiki's Delivery Service" you are looking for touching, feel good and humorous movies about / with witch, supernatural ability, cat, self discovery, wizards and magicians, adventure and friendship themes of Animation, Adventure and Drama genre shot in Japan.
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Kiki's Delivery Service (1989)
 7.9
 97K
Kiki's Delivery Service (1989)
Original name: 魔女の宅急便
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young witch, on her mandatory year of independent life, finds fitting into a new community difficult while she supports herself by running an air courier service.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, colourful, twists and turns, semi serious, surprise ending, sweet, fairy tale, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: witch, supernatural ability, cat, self discovery, wizards and magicians, adventure, friendship, young heroes, coming of age, friends, baking, bakery, bicycle accident, broom, seaside town, talking cat, clock tower, delivery, maid, artist, family, dog, teenage life, supernatural, starting over ...
Place: europe, japan, tokyo

Most similar movies to Kiki's Delivery Service

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, light, semi serious and melancholic films with plots about friendship, adventure, family, friends, youth, escapades and imaginary mostly in Animation, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like Kiki's Delivery Service: Spirited Away (2001), My Neighbor Totoro (1988), Whisper of the Heart (1995), The Secret World of Arrietty (2010), Howl's Moving Castle (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.6
 546K
Spirited Away (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A young girl, Chihiro, becomes trapped in a strange new world of spirits. When her parents undergo a mysterious transformation, she must call upon the courage she never knew she had to free her family.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, offbeat, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, parallel world, supernatural, fantasy world, adventure, witch, rescue, imaginary, friendship, curses spells and rituals, dragon, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two sisters move to the country with their father in order to be closer to their hospitalized mother, and discover the surrounding trees are inhabited by Totoros, magical spirits of the forest. When the youngest runs away from home, the older sister ...
Style: offbeat, touching, feel good, fairy tale, atmospheric ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: teaching the ways of the world, legends and myths, friendship, siblings relations, imaginary, adventure, supernatural, parents and children, young heroes, sister sister relationship, supernatural ability, hospital ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Whisper of the Heart (1995)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Shizuku lives a simple life, dominated by her love for stories and writing. One day she notices that all the library books she has have been previously checked out by the same person: 'Seiji Amasawa'. Curious as to who he is, Shizuku meets ...
Style: uplifting, touching, realistic, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: teenage love, follow your dream, cat, first love, imagination, love, self discovery, coming of age, library, dream, violin, writing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, italy, asia, tokyo, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Secret World of Arrietty (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 14-year-old Arrietty and the rest of the Clock family live in peaceful anonymity as they make their own home from items "borrowed" from the house's human inhabitants. However, life changes for the Clocks when a human boy discovers ...
Style: touching, emotional, atmospheric, scenic, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: friendship, mysterious character, magical, family, miniature person, adventure, childhood, maid, friends, daring rescue, parents and children, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When Sophie, a shy young woman, is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking home.
Style: touching, captivating, atmospheric, fairy tale, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: witch, curses spells and rituals, palaces castles and temples, self discovery, adventure, imaginary, love and romance, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, magical, transformation, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, battleship, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Letter to Momo (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Clinging to an unfinished letter written by her recently deceased father, young Momo moves with her mother from bustling Tokyo to the remote Japanese island of Shio. Upon their arrival, she begins to explore her new habitat, meeting local children ...
Style: touching, semi serious, stylized, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: supernatural, island, teenage life, coping, starting over, imaginary character, leaving home, attic, coming of age, countryside, disorder, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 106K
Ponyo (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The son of a sailor, 5-year old Sosuke lives a quiet life on an oceanside cliff with his mother Lisa. One fateful day, he finds a beautiful goldfish trapped in a bottle on the beach and upon rescuing her, names her Ponyo. But she is no ordinary ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sweet, scenic, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: fish, friendship, transformation, princess, adventure, ocean or sea, magical, imaginary kingdom, obsessive quest, mermaid, magic, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, seaport, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Castle in the Sky (1986)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A young boy and a girl with a magic crystal must race against pirates and foreign agents in a search for a legendary floating castle.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, exciting, semi serious, suspense ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: pirate, friendship, magic, imaginary kingdom, princess, chess, on the run, storm, megalomaniac, family secret, steampunk, crystal ...
Place: mine, wales, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When 17-year-old Makoto Konno gains the ability to, quite literally, "leap" backwards through time, she immediately sets about improving her grades and preventing personal mishaps. However, she soon realises that changing the past ...
Style: touching, twists and turns, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, friendship, changing the past or future, school, supernatural ability, student, teenage love, teenage girl, supernatural, high school, love, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: tokyo, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Sabrina the Teenage Witch in Friends Forever (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Sabrina must prove that she is worthy of attending an academy for witches.
Style: humorous, enigmatic, light, funny, stylized ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, teenage life, supernatural ability, teachers and students, adventure, family, curses spells and rituals, friendship, witch, magic, academy, talking cat ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Secret of Kells (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium, Ireland, Netherlands, USA, Denmark, Brazil, Germany, Austria, Hungary
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Adventure awaits 12 year old Brendan who must fight Vikings and a serpent god to find a crystal and complete the legendary Book of Kells. In order to finish Brother Aiden's book, Brendan must overcome his deepest fears on a secret quest that ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, feel good, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, legends and myths, in the woods, fairy, good versus evil, young heroes, monk, trapped, monastery, sea monster, underwater, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 107
Pinocchio (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: The Little Wooden Toy. The unforgettable story of a little wooden boy who longs with all his heart to become real. When a small spark of magic escapes from the Blue Fairy's home, it travels down toy maker Gepetto's chimney, bringing one ...
Style: feel good, touching, stylized, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: puppet, escapades, young heroes, teaching the ways of the world, curses spells and rituals, adventure, parents and children, mischievous children, youth, fish out of water, family, miraculous event ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
When Marnie Was There (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Upon being sent to live with relatives in the countryside due to an illness, an emotionally distant adolescent girl becomes obsessed with an abandoned mansion and infatuated with a girl who lives there - a girl who may or may not be real.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, friends, imaginary friend, photograph, young girl, countryside, village, social misfits, teenage life, coming of age, supernatural, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan, tokyo, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Unicorn (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, West Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: From a riddle-speaking butterfly, a unicorn learns that she is supposedly the last of her kind, all the others having been herded away by the Red Bull. The unicorn sets out to discover the truth behind the butterfly's words. She is eventually ...
Style: stylized, touching, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: magic, good versus evil, invisibility, dragon, unicorn, prince, wizards and magicians, adventure, friendship, music, daring rescue, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, captivating, entertaining, 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, family relations ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, dangerous animal, rescue, fantasy world, tomboy, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Land Before Time (1988)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 69 min.
Story: An orphaned brontosaurus named Littlefoot sets off in search of the legendary Great Valley. A land of lush vegetation where the dinosaurs can thrive and live in peace. Along the way he meets four other young dinosaurs, each one a different species, ...
Style: touching, feel good, colourful, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: dinosaur, friendship, adventure, natural disaster, survival, tyrannosaurus rex, earthquake, animal life, family, danger, babies and infants, buddies ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale, colourful ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: cat, imaginary kingdom, mouse, human animal relationship, crow, chase, sword fight, grass, tower, talking cat, prince, adventure ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
Movie in collections
Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Drawn from elements of West African folk tales, it depicts how a newborn boy, Kirikou, saves his village from the evil witch Karaba.
Style: feel good, exciting, semi serious, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: village, family, good versus evil, adventure, rescue, heroes, wise man, rivalry, village life, curses spells and rituals, hopes, parents and children ...
Place: africa, tokyo, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Balto: Wolf Quest (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Balto and his daughter Aleu embark on a journey of adventure and self discovery.
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: pets, adventure, imaginary kingdom, getting home, family, hopes, destiny, self discovery, heroic mission, save the day, daring rescue, parents and children ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1987)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is an imaginative, feature-length animated film, faithfully adaptied from the classic book by L. Frank Baum. In this brand new version, the limitations of live action film are transcended by fanciful full animation and ...
Style: exciting, serious, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friends, wizards and magicians, on the road, family, hopes, getting home, imaginary, escapades, young heroes, imaginary kingdom, adventure, friendship ...
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A little boy whose dreams transcend reality is sucked into his own fantasy, which is everything he has dreamed of, until he unleashes an old secret that may not only destroy this perfect dream world but reality itself.
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: adventure, family, escapades, imaginary, daring rescue, heroic mission, mischievous children, master villain, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, youth, kids in trouble ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Fox and the Hound (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When a feisty little fox named Tod is adopted into a farm family, he quickly becomes friends with a fun and adorable hound puppy named Copper. Life is full of hilarious adventures until Copper is expected to take on his role as a hunting dog -- and ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, rescue, best friends, reconciliation, animal life, friends, adventure, dog, wounded animal, danger, hunting, animal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 50K
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: humorous, feel good, exciting, colourful, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, fantasy world, friendship, adventure, family, young heroes, fish out of water, disorder, escapades, danger, prejudice, steampunk ...
Time: victorian
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Thunder and the House of Magic (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, UK, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Thunder, an abandoned young cat seeking shelter from a storm, stumbles into the strangest house imaginable, owned by an old magician and inhabited by a dazzling array of automatons and gizmos. Not everyone welcomes the new addition to the troupe as ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: pets, adventure, family, friendship, estate, magic, escapades, cat, anthropomorphic animal, trap, hare, nephew ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Emperor's New Groove (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Kuzco is a self-centered emperor who summons Pacha from a village and to tell him that his home will be destroyed to make room for Kuzco's new summer home. Kuzco's advisor, Yzma, tries to poison Kuzco and accidentally turns him into a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, witty, exciting ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: emperor, friendship, llama, change of heart, family, disney, adventure, good versus evil, partners, escapades, rescue, young heroes ...
Time: ancient history, 15th century
Place: latin america, peru, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 10K
Tinker Bell (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Journey into the secret world of Pixie Hollow and hear Tinker Bell speak for the very first time as the astonishing story of Disney's most famous fairy is finally revealed in the all-new motion picture "Tinker Bell."
Style: fairy tale, sweet, entertaining, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: fairy, imaginary kingdom, friendship, adventure, female protagonist, magic, talent, young heroes, good versus evil, self discovery, kingdom, nature ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Tales from Earthsea (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Something bizarre has come over the land. The kingdom is deteriorating. People are beginning to act strange... What's even more strange is that people are beginning to see dragons, which shouldn't enter the world of humans. Due to all ...
Style: serious, offbeat, touching, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dragon, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, danger, young heroes, adventure, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, heroes, priest, vengeance, swords and armor ...
Place: europe, macedonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 89K
The Lorax (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.
Style: feel good, colourful, light, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: family, obsessive quest, tree, childhood, friendship, environmentalism, young heroes, danger, greed, adventure, disney, deforestation ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Horton Hears a Who! (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: One day, Horton the elephant hears a cry from help coming from a speck of dust. Even though he can't see anyone on the speck, he decides to help it. As it turns out, the speck of dust is home to the Whos, who live in their city of Whoville. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, colourful, funny, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, toddlers
Plot: jungle, adventure, friendship, rescue, elephant, determination, fantasy world, family, save the day, goofy hero, friends, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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