Movies like Monster House

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Monster House (2006)
 6.6
 118K
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: scary, dark, captivating, semi serious, suspenseful, funny, humorous, 3d animation, fairy tale, twists and turns ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, preschoolers, horror for children
Plot: halloween, haunted house, family, monster, supernatural, children, ghost, neighbor, suburbs, friendship, child, childhood, old dark house, mysticism, giant monster, human versus monster, three friends, mission, disorder, coming of age, house, abandoned house, friends, toys, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century

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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, feel good and visually appealing films with plots about family, disorder, friends, friendship, adventure, computer animation and danger mostly in Family, Animation and Comedy genres. Some movies like Monster House: ParaNorman (2012), Coraline (2009), Frankenweenie (2012), The Boxtrolls (2014), The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
 102K
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, dark fantasy, surreal, scary, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: zombie, supernatural ability, ghost, supernatural, witch, small town, family, halloween, stereotypes, medium, talking to the dead, monster ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
96%
 7.7
 223K
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: gothic, surreal, dark fantasy, dark, scary ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers, horror for children
Plot: monster, parallel world, adventure, alternate reality, secret place, heroine, weirdo, family, children, family relations, talking animals, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, michigan, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.9
 107K
Frankenweenie (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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: family outing, kids, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: dog, supernatural, frankenstein, experiment, afterlife, monster, reincarnation, disney, back from the dead, pets, mad scientist, life & death ...
Time: 1930s
Place: usa, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 58K
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: feel good, colourful, humorous, exciting, surreal ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, steampunk, good versus evil, friendship, family, prejudice, fantasy world, young heroes, troll, greed, adaptation, runaway ...
Time: victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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 fantasy, dark, surreal, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, horror for children
Plot: christmas, halloween, holiday, goth, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, magic, objects come to life, fantasy world, loneliness, music, disney ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sequel to "Goosebumps".
Style: scary, semi serious, slasher, exciting, bleak
Audience: pre-teens, kids, horror for children
Plot: halloween, giant spider, monster, witch, transformation, bully, abandoned house, kidnapped, magical power, magic, supernatural, paranormal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Scared Shrekless (2010)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
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, witty, humorous, feel good, not serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: halloween, ghost, friendship, adventure, ambition, imaginary kingdom, family, contests and competitions, friends, odd couple, haunted house, reluctant partners ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Halloween Tree (1993)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Four children learn the origins of Halloween customs while trying to save the life of their friend.
Style: exciting, feel good, touching, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: halloween, friends, escapades, disorder, supernatural, youth, ancient mystery, legends and myths, ghost, old dark house, time travel, day of the dead ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.3
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Up (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, 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, touching, exciting, sweet, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: unlikely friendships, dog, loneliness, adventure, friendship, family, follow your dream, hopes, talking animals, friends, journey, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south america, latin america, mount everest, venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: scooby doo, zombie, island, ghost, good versus evil, pirate, chase, mystery, friends, adventure, escapades, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: kids, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: scooby doo, adventure, mummy, family, amateur detective, adventurer, partners, supernatural, youth, escapades, friends, young heroes ...
Time: 2000s
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Horton Hears a Who! (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music, Musical
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, funny, colourful, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, toddlers
Plot: talking animals, adventure, family, determination, jungle, rescue, friends, fantasy world, friendship, elephant, animals, children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.1
 895K
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, funny, humorous, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: monster, friendship, adventure, creature, parallel world, talking animals, rivalry, fantasy world, friends, misfit, villain, disney ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century
Place: himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Addams Family (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Plot unknown
Style: gothic, funny, humorous, macabre, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: halloween, eccentric family, goth, family relations, dark humor, family, mansion, eccentricity, butler, strange person, mischievous children, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 2010s, year 2019
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.5
 24K
Open Season 2 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
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: funny, humorous, colourful, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: dachshund, animal life, adventure, talking animals, friendship, escapades, creativity, forest, bear, deer, disney, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: humorous, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: scooby doo, summer camp, campfire story, escapades, investigation, supernatural, ghost, young heroes, amateur detective, buddies, adventure, disorder ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Haunted Mansion (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Workaholic Jim Evers and his wife/business partner, Sara get a call one night from mansion owner, Edward Gracey wants to sell his house. Once the Evers family arrive at the mansion a butler takes them to dine with Gracey. Gracey takes one look at ...
Style: entertaining, gothic, scary, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: haunted house, ghost, magic, disney, supernatural, reincarnation, children, family vacation, family relations, family, halloween, adventure ...
Time: victorian era, contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Casper's Scare School (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: When Casper's been being friendly lately even when playing with a boy named Jimmy, Kibosh: The King of the Underworld has Casper enrolled into a Scare School headed by the two-headed headmaster Alder and Dash. He befriends Ra, a mummy with ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, scary
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: ghost, supernatural, save the day, friendship, young heroes, supernatural ability, heroes, boarding school, youth, family, good versus evil, vampire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Pooh's Heffalump Movie (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, 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, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: winnie the pooh, disney, talking animals, friendship, family, happy ending, beautiful scenery, children, adventure, childhood, life philosophy, elephant ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Casper's Scare School (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, USA, India
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Casper's Scare School is an animated series based on the computer film of the same name starring Casper the Friendly Ghost. The series aired on Cartoon Network October 5, 2009. The second season commissioned in October 5, 2012 with a new ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, gothic ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: ghost, school, supernatural, teaching the ways of the world, young heroes, mischievous children, friendship, teachers and students, disorder, family, youth, vampire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: semi serious, exciting, humorous, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: ghost, scooby doo, treasure, ghost hunter, supernatural, adventure, estate, haunted house, hillbilly, surrealism, teenage boy, disguise ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, time travel, talking animals, friendship, escapades, young heroes, rescue, disorder, love, family, prehistoric creature ...
Time: prehistory, 90s, prehistoric times, year 1993
Place: new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Scooby-Doo and the Witch's Ghost (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 66 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: not serious, feel good, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: scooby doo, cartoon dog, wizards and magicians, adventure, small town, heroes, pets, escapades, haunted house, disorder, supernatural ability, amateur detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 5.9
 23K
Igor (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A cliché hunchbacked evil scientist's assistant aspires to become a scientist himself, much to the displeasure of the rest of the evil science community.
Style: witty, humorous, gothic, semi serious, dark fantasy ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mad scientist, monster, brainwashing, experiment, evil scientist, rivalry, rising to stardom, follow your dream, ambition, hunchback, experiment gone awry, plan gone awry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, christmas, good versus evil, fish out of water, misfit, young heroes, mischievous children, rivalry, supernatural ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, stylized, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: fantasy world, fairy, young heroes, family, adventure, friendship, good versus evil, heroes, treasure, family relations, destiny, disappearance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: connecticut, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.7
 174K
Over the Hedge (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
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: humorous, exciting, funny, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, talking animals, family, squirrel, heroic mission, raccoon, friendship, forest, cons and scams, fish out of water, turtle, leader ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: youth, fish out of water, single father, father son relationship, halloween, child, friendship, ghost, teacher student relationship, workaholic, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 26K
Scoob! (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang team-up with various Hanna-Barbera characters to save the world from the evil Dick Dastardly.
Style: light, entertaining, humorous, feel good, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: scooby doo, dog, heroes, monster, talking animals, crimes, friendship, good versus evil, rivalry, adventure, disorder, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: romania, california, greece, venice beach california, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, entertaining, sweet, touching, light ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: mouse, friendship, talking animals, adventure, family, bird, disorder, rescue, friends, escapades, heroic mission, animal life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new york yankees, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%