Movies like Monster House

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Monster House (2006)
 6.6
 102K
Monster House (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Monsters under the bed are scary enough, but what happens when an entire house is out to get you? Three teens aim to find out when they go up against a decrepit neighboring home and unlock its frightening secrets.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, dark, scary, humorous, psychotronic, weird, clever, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: halloween, haunted house, computer animation, children, neighbor, ghost, family, suburbs, friendship, supernatural, disorder, child, mission, childhood, coming of age, adventure, monster, best friends, youth, heroes, friends, holiday, evil, fear, capture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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Most similar movies to Monster House

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, clever and feel good films with plots about family, friends, adventure, disorder, friendship, danger and computer animation mostly in Animation, Family and Comedy genres. Some movies like Monster House: ParaNorman (2012), Coraline (2009), Frankenweenie (2012), The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), The Boxtrolls (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
 95K
ParaNorman (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the town of Blithe Hollow, Norman Babcock is a boy who can speak to the dead, but no one besides his eccentric new friend, Neil, believes his ability is real. One day, Norman's estranged eccentric uncle tells him of an important annual ...
Style: gothic, semi serious, humorous, stylized, scary ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: ghost, supernatural ability, small town, dark fantasy, supernatural, zombie, witch, medium, best friends, heroes, danger, imaginary ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 7.7
 199K
Coraline (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Coraline moves to an old house, she feels bored and neglected by her parents. She finds a hidden door with a bricked up passage. During the night, she crosses the passage and finds a parallel world where everybody has buttons instead of eyes, ...
Style: surreal, gothic, scary, dark, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, horror for children
Plot: dark fantasy, parallel world, weirdo, family, adventure, alternate reality, monster, danger, heroine, rescue, secret place, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, michigan, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.9
 99K
Frankenweenie (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a car hits young Victor's pet dog Sparky, Victor decides to bring him back to life the only way he knows how. But when the bolt-necked "monster" wreaks havoc and terror in the hearts of Victor's neighbors, he has to convince ...
Style: gothic, scary, macabre, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: horror for children, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, experiment, afterlife, reincarnation, supernatural, monster, pets, back from the dead, animal death, loss of loved one, suburbs, frankenstein ...
Time: 1930s
Place: usa, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Tired of scaring humans every October 31 with the same old bag of tricks, Jack Skellington, the spindly king of Halloween Town, kidnaps Santa Claus and plans to deliver shrunken heads and other ghoulish gifts to children on Christmas morning. But as ...
Style: gothic, dark, surreal, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing
Plot: halloween, dark fantasy, christmas, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, holiday, goth, fish out of water, good versus evil, objects come to life, loneliness, monster ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 6.8
 54K
The Boxtrolls (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
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: exciting, feel good, humorous, colourful, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, good versus evil, friendship, family, young heroes, steampunk, prejudice, fish out of water, danger, escapades, disorder ...
Time: victorian, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Scooby-Doo in Where's My Mummy? (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang become involved in a supernatural mystery in Egypt.
Style: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: scooby doo, adventure, mummy, family, adventurer, amateur detective, friends, youth, escapades, supernatural, partners, crime solving ...
Time: 2000s
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The Mystery Gang reunite and visit Moonscar Island, a remote island with a dark secret. Daphne wants more than just a villain in a costume, and they get more than they ever expected.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids, horror for children
Plot: scooby doo, pirate, chase, good versus evil, ghost, zombie, island, friends, mystery, adventure, goofy hero, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Recess: School's Out (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Recess: School's Out is a 2001 animated film based on the Disney television series Recess. This film was produced by Walt Disney Pictures and was released theatrically nationwide on February 16, 2001.It's the most exciting time of year at ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: school, summer camp, elementary school, friendship, adventure, family, troublemaker, friends, buddies, young heroes, danger, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Scooby-Doo and the Witch's Ghost (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Gang visit Oakhaven, Massachusetts to seek strange goings on involving a famous horror novelist and his ancestor who is rumored be a witch.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, entertaining, light
Audience: horror for children, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: scooby doo, adventure, wizards and magicians, cartoon dog, small town, heroes, escapades, pets, ghost, disorder, haunted house, supernatural ability ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: new england, usa, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.1
 819K
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: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: friendship, monster, adventure, imaginary, creature, rivalry, parallel world, friends, misfit, invisibility, kidnapping, villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
Stuart Little 2 (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Stuart, an adorable white mouse, still lives happily with his adoptive family, the Littles, on the east side of Manhattan's Central Park. More crazy mouse adventures are in store as Stuart, his human brother, George, and their mischievous cat, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: mouse, friendship, adventure, family, disorder, animal life, rescue, escapades, danger, heroic mission, friends, bird ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new york yankees, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Captain New Eyes travels back in time and feeds dinosaurs his Brain Grain cereal, which makes them intelligent and non-violent. They agree to go to the Middle Future in order to grant the wishes of children in New York city. They are to meet Dr. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, friendship, time travel, escapades, rescue, young heroes, disorder, animal life, prehistoric creature, danger, talking animals ...
Time: prehistory, 90s, prehistoric, prehistoric times
Place: new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Piglet's Big Movie (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: When the gang from the Hundred Acre Wood begin a honey harvest, young Piglet is excluded and told that he is too small to help. Feeling inferior, Piglet disappears and his pals Eeyore, Rabbit, Tigger, Roo and Winnie the Pooh must use Piglet's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, family, partners, gang, danger, buddies, heroes, rescue, getting home, map, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 99K
The Lorax (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, France, Japan
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, entertaining, fairy tale, colourful, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: disney, tree, family, deforestation, childhood, obsessive quest, friendship, environmentalism, computer animation, danger, greed, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 87K
Open Season (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Boog, a domesticated 900lb. Grizzly bear finds himself stranded in the woods 3 days before Open Season. Forced to rely on Elliot, a fast-talking mule deer, the two form an unlikely friendship and must quickly rally other forest animals if they are ...
Style: funny, buddy comedy, entertaining, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: adventure, animal life, friendship, hunting, rescue, buddies, bear, danger, partners, friends, wilderness, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 940K
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, family, follow your dream, journey, friendship, unlikely friendships, obsessive quest, friends, dog, talking animals, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, south america, mount everest, venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 22K
Open Season 2 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 76 min.
Story: After falling head over hooves in love with Giselle, Elliot's road to the altar takes a slight detour when Mr. Weenie is kidnapped by a group of pampered pets determined to return him to his owners.
Style: humorous, feel good, colourful, funny, not serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, deer, animal life, friendship, escapades, dachshund, bear, talking animals, forest, computer animation, getting home, odd couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, light, colourful, funny, humorous ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, toddlers
Plot: talking animals, adventure, determination, friendship, jungle, elephant, rescue, friends, fantasy world, family, goofy hero, save the day ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Scooby-Doo! Camp Scare (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Scooby and the gang experience outdoor fun as they go back to Fred's old summer camp.
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: scooby doo, summer camp, campfire story, supernatural, ghost, escapades, investigation, amateur detective, adventure, buddies, young heroes, crimes ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 98K
Brother Bear (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When an impulsive boy named Kenai is magically transformed into a bear, he must literally walk in another's footsteps until he learns some valuable life lessons. His courageous and often zany journey introduces him to a forest full of wildlife, ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, talking animals, adventure, disney, hunting, human becomes animal, grizzly bear, animals, brother brother relationship, family, bear, bear attack ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 1890s
Place: alaska, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 114K
Flushed Away (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Australia, France, Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: London high-society mouse, Roddy is flushed down the toilet by Sid, a common sewer rat. Hang on for a madcap adventure deep in the sewer bowels of Ratropolis, where Roddy meets the resourceful Rita, the rodent-hating Toad and his faithful thugs, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: boat, talking animals, getting home, friendship, heroic mission, rivalry, disorder, lifestyle change, fish out of water, partners, heroes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: england, london, europe, buckingham palace, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Scooby-Doo Meets the Boo Brothers (1987)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Shaggy inherits an old Southern estate from an uncle, he and his sleuthing hounds take a road trip. But they don't even make it to the mansion before the haunting starts. Amid headless horsemen, walking skeletons, and a menacing butler, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: ghost, supernatural, adventure, haunted house, estate, family, pets, disorder, danger, escapades, scooby doo, treasure ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Pooh's Heffalump Movie (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Who or what exactly is a Heffalump? The lovable residents of the Hundred Acre Wood -- Winnie the Pooh, Rabbit, Tigger, Eeyore, Kanga and the rest of the pack -- embark on a journey of discovery in search of the elusive Heffalump. But as is always ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sweet, talky ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: winnie the pooh, disney, friendship, happy ending, talking animals, family, elephant, beautiful scenery, children, adventure, childhood, storytelling ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Casper's Haunted Christmas (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Kibosh, supreme ruler of all ghosts, decrees that casper must scare at least one person before Christmas Day so Casper visits Kriss, Massachusetts where he meets the Jollimore family and sets out to complete his mission. As usual, kindhearted Casper ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, funny, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: kindness, ghost, friendship, fright, scare, good versus evil, young heroes, fish out of water, disorder, rivalry, mischievous children, misfit ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 160K
Over the Hedge (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating – and learns a lesson about family himself.
Style: exciting, humorous, funny, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: squirrel, talking animals, adventure, animal life, rescue, heroic mission, suburbs, fight back, fish out of water, cons and scams, danger, leader ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Scared Shrekless (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 26 min.
Story: Shrek challenges Donkey, Puss in Boots and his other fairy tale character friends to spend the night in Lord Farquaad's haunted castle, telling scary stories to see who can resist becoming scared and stay the longest.
Style: fairy tale, feel good, witty, not serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: halloween, imaginary kingdom, ghost, friendship, adventure, ambition, odd couple, friends, family, contests and competitions, imaginary, reluctant partners ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.8
 37K
The Ant Bully (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fed up with being targeted by the neighborhood bully, 10-year-old Lucas Nickle vents his frustrations on the anthill in his front yard ... until the insects shrink him to the size of a bug with a magic elixir. Convicted of "crimes against the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: ant, friendship, rescue, bully, shrinking, adventure, family, self discovery, children, vengeance, computer animation, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Casper: A Spirited Beginning (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A prequel to the first animated/live-action Casper feature, Casper: A Spirited Beginning introduces the friendliest ghost you'll ever know and explains how Casper met and befriended the other ghouls at Applegate Manor. After being stranded, ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, fish out of water, friendship, single father, father son relationship, afterlife, teacher student relationship, misfit, young heroes, good versus evil, danger, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Susan Murphy (a.k.a. Ginormica) and the Monsters are now working with the US government as special ops. So when an alien presence is detected in Susan's hometown of Modesto, California -- right before Halloween -- the team is dispatched to ...
Style: humorous, exciting, twists and turns, funny, witty ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: monster, mutant, heroes, supernatural, rivalry, danger, chaos, battles, escapades, disorder, alien, halloween ...
Place: california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.2
 99K
Paddington (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a deadly earthquake destroys his home in Peruvian rainforest, a young bear makes his way to England in search of a new home. The bear, dubbed "Paddington" for the london train station, finds shelter with the family of Henry and Mary ...
Style: sweet, touching, humorous, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: family, adventure, children, goofy hero, bear, kids and family, fish out of water, talking animals, anthropomorphic animal, jungle, animals, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, peru, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%