Movies like Princess Mononoke

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Princess Mononoke (1997)
 8.4
 345K
Princess Mononoke (1997)
Original name: もののけ姫
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Ashitaka, a prince of the disappearing Ainu tribe, is cursed by a demonized boar god and must journey to the west to find a cure. Along the way, he encounters San, a young human woman fighting to protect the forest, and Lady Eboshi, who is trying to destroy it. Ashitaka must find a way to bring balance to this conflict.
Style: captivating, emotional, exciting, stylized, atmospheric, epic, offbeat, dark, bloody, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wolf, mythology, adventure, demon, princess, danger, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, talking animals, in the woods, master warrior, human spirit, hopes, friendship, feral child, heroes, sword fight, human animal relationship, prince, good versus evil, wilderness, cure, moral ambiguity, obsessive quest, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, 16th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo

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Most similar movies to Princess Mononoke

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, stylized, serious and visually appealing films with plots about escapades, adventure, imaginary, heroes, danger, good versus evil and rivalry mostly in Animation, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Princess Mononoke: Spirited Away (2001), Howl's Moving Castle (2004), Tales from Earthsea (2006), Wolf Children (2012), The Secret of Kells (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.6
 656K
Spirited Away (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan, USA
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: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, offbeat, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: parallel world, fantasy world, witch, ghost, imaginary, adventure, dragon, friendship, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, rescue, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
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, fairy tale, atmospheric, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: witch, self discovery, adventure, imaginary, magical, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, wizards and magicians, fantasy world, love and romance, fall in love, demon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After a global war, the seaside kingdom known as the Valley Of The Wind remains one of the last strongholds on Earth untouched by a poisonous jungle and the powerful insects that guard it. Led by the courageous Princess Nausicaä, the people of the ...
Style: serious, epic, stylized, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: save the world, steampunk, apocalypse, ecology, toxic, adventure, princess, airplane, giant, post apocalypse, coming of age, dealing with death ...
Time: future, middle ages
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tales from Earthsea (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
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: touching, exciting, serious, light, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, adventure, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, young heroes, heroes, danger, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, magic, supernatural ability, master villain ...
Place: europe, macedonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 8.1
 39K
Wolf Children (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After her werewolf lover unexpectedly dies in an accident, a woman must find a way to raise the son and daughter that she had with him. However, their inheritance of their father's traits prove to be a challenge for her.
Style: heartbreaking, atmospheric, sweet, colourful, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: werewolf, childhood, family relations, wolf, parents and children, human becomes animal, single mother, social relations, supernatural, school, love, imaginary ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Secret of Kells (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium, Ireland, Netherlands, USA, Denmark, Brazil, Germany, Austria, Hungary, UK, Japan
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, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: in the woods, fairy, adventure, legends and myths, viking, good versus evil, monk, monastery, underwater scene, underwater, sea monster, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Secret World of Arrietty (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
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, colourful, scenic, fairy tale, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: friendship, mysterious character, magical, miniature person, family, midget, adventure, parallel world, childhood, friends, maid, daring rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Onigamiden - Legend of the Millennium Dragon (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A spectacular journey of an unwilling young hero thrust into a mysterious past full of monsters, dragons, and strange hidden powers. Through a series of out of this world battles and adventures, Jun, a shy middle school boy, is transformed into a ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, emotional, epic
Audience: teens
Plot: monk, battles, adventure, heroic mission, dragon, save the world, self discovery, destiny, uninhibited rivalry, time travel, danger, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 7.7
 126K
Ponyo (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
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, sweet, scenic, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: mermaid, friendship, magical, fish, transformation, adventure, princess, ocean or sea, ocean, obsessive quest, imaginary kingdom, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: feel good, offbeat, fairy tale, sweet, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: countryside, magical, adventure, teaching the ways of the world, imaginary, siblings relations, friendship, legends and myths, parents and children, family, supernatural, young heroes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.9
 35K
Ninja Scroll (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jubei is a masterless ninja who travels the land alone, hiring his services to those with gold... or a worthy cause. His fearsome abilities have served him well, but a hideous plot to overthrow the government threatens to end his wandering ways and ...
Style: exciting, serious, epic, stylized, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, samurai, master warrior, supernatural, demon, violence, heroes, good versus evil, duel, graphic violence, monster ...
Time: middle ages, ancient times
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Castle in the Sky (1986)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
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: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: steampunk, pirate, mine, friendship, magic, imaginary kingdom, on the run, family secret, princess, megalomaniac, chess, crystal ...
Place: wales, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.3
 26K
Pom Poko (1994)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The Raccoons of the Tama Hills are being forced from their homes by the rapid development of houses and shopping malls. As it becomes harder to find food and shelter, they decide to band together and fight back. The Raccoons practice and perfect the ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, allegory, weird ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: animals, transformation, environmentalism, anthropomorphism, animal, testicles, deforestation, japanese mythology, environment, heroes, good versus evil, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ 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, mission, wizards and magicians, heroes, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, save the world, danger, elf, wizards ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 10K
Fire and Ice (1983)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In this animated tale, a tiny village is destroyed by a surging glacier, which serves as the deadly domain for the evil Ice Lord, Nekron. The only survivor is a young warrior, Larn, who vows to avenge this act of destruction. The evil continues, ...
Style: epic, adult animation, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, jungle, kidnapping, fire, warrior, adventure, telekinesis, rotoscoping, dark fantasy, danger, heroes, ice ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The sailor of legend is framed by the goddess Eris for the theft of the Book of Peace, and must travel to her realm at the end of the world to retrieve it and save the life of his childhood friend Prince Proteus.
Style: feel good, exciting, semi serious, psychotronic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, pirate, disney, chase, goddess, danger, mythical creature, rivalry, mythology, prince, good versus evil, arabian nights ...
Time: ancient times, middle ages, 8th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
InuYasha the Movie 3: Swords of an Honorable Ruler (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Inuyasha and his brother, Sesshomaru, each inherited a sword from their father after his death. However, their father had a third sword, named Sounga, that he sealed away. Seven hundreds years after his death, Sounga awakens and threatens ...
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, semi serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, heroic mission, adventure, young heroes, youth, supernatural, escapades, master warrior, danger, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Heavenly Sword (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The film's plot follows that of the game closely. Nariko, a member of an ancient tribe who have guarded an ancient magical sword for thousands of years, is charged with bringing the sword to its destined wielder, a deity reincarnated who will ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, light, entertaining ...
Plot: master warrior, adventure, vengeance, destiny, battles, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, escapades, danger, curses spells and rituals, race against time ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Dragonlance: Dragons of Autumn Twilight (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, India, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After five years apart, searching the world of Krynn for proof of the existence of the true gods, a group of adventurers reach their goal in the form of a barbarian woman carrying a miraculous blue crystal staff. Soon they are thrust into war as an ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, save the world, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, supernatural, rescue, danger, rivalry, heroes, friendship, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Naruto the Movie: Legend of the Stone of Gelel (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Naruto, Shikamaru, and Sakura are executing their mission of delivering a lost pet to a certain village. However, right in the midst of things, troops led by the mysterious knight, Temujin, attack them. In the violent battle, the three become ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious
Plot: ninja, master warrior, rescue, heroes, young heroes, supernatural, heroic mission, good versus evil, danger, adventure, escapades, rivalry ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Berserk: The Golden Age Arc II - The Battle for Doldrey (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Band of the Hawk participates in the Midland war campaign. On the bloody battlefield, they conquer decisive victories that lead them to Doldrey, an old fortress that will decide the outcome of the war.
Style: serious
Plot: battles, danger, good versus evil, vengeance, rivalry, imaginary, heroes, graphic violence, adventure, escapades, curses spells and rituals, military ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Karas: The Revelation (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the city of Shinjuku, a conflict between a rouge Karas by the name of Eko and the "will of the city" rage in a conflict for dominance. A Karas brought about to fight the rouge has fallen, leaving the city and its inhabitants ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, epic, bleak ...
Plot: heroes, vengeance, battles, chaos, rivalry, escapades, danger, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, demon, destruction, gangsters ...
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.0
 2K
The Prophecy (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a Japanese city haunted by nature spirits and demons, a secret war is raging between the renegade demon Eko and a spectral warrior known as the Karas. Eko has mechanized himself and his followers to defend against the unearthly fury of the Karas; ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, vampire, heroic mission, good versus evil, adventure, save the world, chaos, battles, danger, escapades, supernatural, rivalry ...
Place: japan, europe, asia, tokyo, prague ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Tanjirō Kamado, joined with Inosuke Hashibira, a boy raised by boars who wears a boar's head, and Zenitsu Agatsuma, a scared boy who reveals his true power when he sleeps, board the Infinity Train on a new mission with the Fire Hashira, ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: demon, violence, magic, fight, supernatural, dark fantasy, survival, mutilation, family, superhuman powers, master warrior, danger ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Great Adventure of Horus, Prince of the Sun (1968)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Horus, a kid living in a unnamed Scandinavian/Eastern Europe culture of the Iron Age, recovers the Sword of the Sun from the rock giant Moog and learns from his dying father that he must returns to his ancestral territory. In the process, he defends ...
Style: exciting, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: giant, young, escapades, imaginary, good versus evil, adventure, odd couple, family, rivalry, obsessive quest, curses spells and rituals, friendship ...
Time: ancient history
Place: scandinavia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.2
 255K
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, mentor, goofy hero, danger, family, chosen one, evil, threat, warrior ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sixteen years ago, a mysterious masked ninja unleashes a powerful creature known as the Nine-Tailed Demon Fox on the Hidden Leaf Village Konoha, killing many people. In response, the Fourth Hokage Minato Namikaze and his wife Kushina Uzumaki, the ...
Style: captivating, light, exciting, humorous, suspenseful
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: ninja, fight, love, teenager, village, shuriken, rivalry, danger, warrior, friendship, good versus evil, adventure ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: pre-teens, kids, teens, family outing
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, danger, escapades, hercules, supernatural ability, imaginary, adventure, save the day, superhuman powers, rivalry, legends and myths ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Afro Samurai: Resurrection (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Afro Samurai avenged his father and found a life of peace. But the legendary master is forced back into the game by a beautiful and deadly woman from his past. The sparks of violence dropped along Afro’s bloody path now burn out of control – and ...
Style: stylized, surreal, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: samurai, vengeance, martial arts, hate, master warrior, crimes, supernatural, adventure, escapades, lone wolves, danger, mortal combat ...
Time: future
Place: japan, feudal japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Inuyasha the Movie: Affections Touching Across Time (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: InuYasha is a half-demon who was trapped in the Legendary Tree and was set free by Kagome, a girl who traveled 500 years through time. This time, both of them will have to face Menomaru, a Chinese demon whose father, known as Hyoga, came 300 years ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: time travel, good versus evil, adventure, supernatural ability, danger, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, monster, demon, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, vengeance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%