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Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)
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Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Accident prone teenager, Percy discovers he's actually a demi-God, the son of Poseidon, and he is needed when Zeus' lightning is stolen. Percy must master his new found skills in order to prevent a war between the Gods that could devastate the entire world.
Style: exciting, epic, humorous, semi serious, stylized, psychotronic, entertaining, witty, emotional, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: superhuman powers, legends and myths, adventure, young heroes, greek mythology, best friends, heroes, monster, demi god, teenage life, good versus evil, danger, friends, half breed, centaur, greek god, greek, save the day, imaginary, youth, parents and children, escapades, parallel world, race against time, wizards ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey, empire state building manhattan new york city, big ben london ...

Most similar movies to Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, visually appealing, entertaining and fairy tale films with plots about imaginary, good versus evil, destiny, catastrophe, escapades, heroes and storytelling mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief: Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013), The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010), The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008), Eragon (2006), Avalon High (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In their quest to confront the ultimate evil, Percy and his friends battle swarms of mythical creatures to find the mythical Golden Fleece and to stop an ancient evil from rising.
Style: exciting, stylized, epic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: mythology, young heroes, superhuman powers, fantasy world, demi god, adventure, friendship, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, artifact, legends and myths, greek mythology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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96%
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In New York City, Clary Fray, a seemingly ordinary teenager, learns that she is descended from a line of Shadowhunters — half-angel warriors who protect humanity from evil forces. After her mother disappears, Clary joins forces with a group of ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, sexy, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: supernatural romance, supernatural, teenage love, angel, werewolf, good versus evil, love and romance, chosen one, legends and myths, heroine, supernatural ability, vampire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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95%
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he ...
Style: exciting, fairy tale, touching, twists and turns, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: friendship, wizards and magicians, fantasy world, chosen one, good versus evil, school, witch, magical, magic, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, wizards ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, year 1992, year 1991 ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, atmospheric, epic, scenic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, witch, legends and myths, fantasy world, magical, parallel world, adventure, self sacrifice, talking animals, curses spells and rituals, family ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A teenager finds himself transported to an island where he must help protect a group of orphans with special powers from creatures intent on destroying them.
Style: exciting, gothic, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: fantasy world, orphan, time travel, supernatural power, dark fantasy, children, imaginary, boarding school, beautiful scenery, time loop, adventure, monster ...
Time: year 1943, 1940s, year 2016
Place: england, wales, florida, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Balthazar Blake is a master sorcerer in modern-day Manhattan trying to defend the city from his arch-nemesis, Maxim Horvath. Balthazar can't do it alone, so he recruits Dave Stutler, a seemingly average guy who demonstrates hidden potential, as ...
Style: stylized, gothic, exciting, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, magic, magical, training, apprentice, supernatural ability, adventure, curses spells and rituals, sorcerer, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages, year 2010, year 2000 ...
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, india ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Ignoring threats to his life, Harry returns to Hogwarts to investigate – aided by Ron and Hermione – a mysterious series of attacks.
Style: exciting, stylized, twists and turns, psychotronic, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: magic, witch, magical, wizards, wizards and magicians, chosen one, boarding school life, magic wand, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, giant, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1992, 90s, year 1993 ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, scary ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: fairy, fantasy world, magical creature, adventure, family relations, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, siblings relations, magical, twins, magic, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Harry, Ron and Hermione return to Hogwarts for another magic-filled year. Harry comes face to face with danger yet again, this time in the form of escaped convict, Sirius Black – and turns to sympathetic Professor Lupin for help.
Style: gothic, twists and turns, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: magical, wizards and magicians, friendship, young heroes, good versus evil, chosen one, witch, supernatural ability, boarding school life, magic wand, magic, werewolf ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, year 1993, year 1994 ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: This time around Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, along with their pesky cousin Eustace Scrubb find themselves swallowed into a painting and on to a fantastic Narnian ship headed for the very edges of the world.
Style: visually appealing, captivating, serious, epic, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, obsessive quest, good versus evil, wizards, dragon, prince, fantasy world, family, quest, king, adventure ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On a quest to find out what happened to his missing brother, a scientist, his nephew and their mountain guide discover a fantastic and dangerous lost world in the center of the earth.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, humorous, tense, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventurer, fantasy world, expedition, dinosaur, obsessive quest, adventure, mysterious place, volcano, danger, cave, rescue, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 19th century, prehistoric times, prehistoric, 21st century ...
Place: iceland, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Eragon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Hungary
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In his homeland of Alagaesia, a farm boy happens upon a dragon's egg -- a discovery that leads him on a predestined journey where he realized he's the one person who can defend his home against an evil king.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, fairy tale, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, fantasy world, legends and myths, adventure, chosen one, young heroes, good versus evil, imaginary, heroic mission, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Harry starts his fourth year at Hogwarts, competes in the treacherous Triwizard Tournament and faces the evil Lord Voldemort. Ron and Hermione help Harry manage the pressure – but Voldemort lurks, awaiting his chance to destroy Harry and all that ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, twists and turns, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: wizards and magicians, chosen one, magical, friendship, school, witch, contests and competitions, boarding school, supernatural ability, magic, curses spells and rituals, boarding school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1994, 90s, year 1995 ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Poland, Slovenia, Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: One year after their incredible adventures in the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Peter, Edmund, Lucy and Susan Pevensie return to Narnia to aid a young prince whose life has been threatened by the evil King Miraz. Now, with the help of a colorful ...
Style: feel good, epic, exciting, serious, saga ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, prince, fantasy world, good versus evil, witch, queen, parallel world, king, centaur, talking animals, sibling relationship, young heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Avalon High (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Disney Channel's production of Julie Sherman Wolfe's screenplay adaptation of the popular novel Avalon High by Meg Cabot. Elaine "Ellie" Harrison has just moved from Minnesota to Annapolis, Maryland while her parents take a year ...
Style: exciting, feel good, twists and turns, entertaining, serious
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: high school, teenage life, youth, young heroes, friendship, wizards and magicians, rivalry, good versus evil, friends, teenage love, king arthur, heroes ...
Place: maryland
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78%
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sean Anderson partners with his mom's boyfriend on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mythical island.
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, lost city, jungle, island, atlantis, gold, legends and myths, rescue, escapades, mission, jules verne ...
Time: 19th century, 2010s
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Gods of Egypt (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A common thief joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, good versus evil, ancient egypt, adventure, legends and myths, rescue, danger, egyptian mythology, myth, immortality, afterlife, demon ...
Place: egypt
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75%
The Golden Compass (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After overhearing a shocking secret, precocious orphan Lyra Belacqua trades her carefree existence roaming the halls of Jordan College for an otherworldly adventure in the far North, unaware that it's part of her destiny.
Style: epic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, magical, orphan, journey, parallel world, imaginary, witch, compass, adventurer, experiment, wizards ...
Place: england, oxford university, london
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Sky High (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a world where superheroes are commonly known and accepted, young Will Stronghold, the son of the Commander and Jetstream, tries to find a balance between being a normal teenager and an extraordinary being.
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, not serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, young heroes, friendship, superhero, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, good versus evil, heroes, coming of age, teenage life, best friends, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Clash of the Titans (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: To win the right to marry his love, the beautiful princess Andromeda, and fulfil his destiny, Perseus must complete various tasks including taming Pegasus, capturing Medusa's head, and battling the Kraken monster.
Style: exciting, stylized, intense, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, legends and myths, adventure, sea monster, good versus evil, heroic mission, invisibility, fight for supremacy, god, witch, soldier ...
Time: ancient history, future, 80s
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story of an ancient war that is reignited when a young farmhand unwittingly opens a gateway between our world and a fearsome race of giants. Unleashed on the Earth for the first time in centuries, the giants strive to reclaim the land they once ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, stylized, captivating, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: giant, imaginary kingdom, adventure, legends and myths, youth, curses spells and rituals, princess, heroic mission, danger, magic, family, imaginary ...
Time: 18th century
Place: london, tower bridge london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Vampire Academy (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Rose, a rebellious half-vampire/half-human guardian-in-training and her best friend, Lissa -- a mortal, royal vampire Princess - have been on the run when they are captured and returned to St. Vladamirs Academy, the very place where they believe ...
Style: exciting, vampire comedy, suspenseful, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, academy, supernatural ability, good versus evil, vampire human love, youth, rivalry, supernatural, best friends, school, friends, female vampire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: oregon, montana, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 153 min.
Story: As Harry begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as 'Property of the Half-Blood Prince', and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past.
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: wizards and magicians, magical, witch, wizards, school, young heroes, chosen one, boarding school life, supernatural ability, magic wand, magic, prophecy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s, year 1997 ...
Place: england, europe, london
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Harry, Ron and Hermione walk away from their last year at Hogwarts to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes, putting an end to Voldemort's bid for immortality. But with Harry's beloved Dumbledore dead and Voldemort's unscrupulous ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychotronic, scenic, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: chosen one, wizards and magicians, magic, magical, young heroes, wizards, supernatural ability, magic wand, witch, journey, boarding school, bravery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1997, year 1998, 1990s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Inkheart (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, UK, USA, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The adventures of a father and his young daughter, in their search for a long lost book that will help reunite a missing, close relative.
Style: touching, exciting, serious, tense, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, horror for children, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventurer, adventure, wizards, fictional reality, parents and children, imaginary, book, young heroes, disappearance, family relations, family, writers ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Peter Pan (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Australia, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbuckling and the fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become the heroes of an even greater story, when Peter Pan flies into ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, captivating, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: fairy, fantasy world, childhood, imaginary kingdom, first love, adventure, imaginary, pirate, captain, mermaid, young heroes, heroes ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit enjoying his quiet life, is swept into an epic quest by Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves who seek to reclaim their mountain home from Smaug, the dragon.
Style: epic, captivating, breathtaking, exciting, serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, wizards, dragon, adventurer, magical, adventure, warrior, imaginary, elf, wizards and magicians, obsessive quest ...
Time: 2010s, prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
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100%
The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, intense, stylized, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: young heroes, martial arts, adventure, friendship, immortality, good versus evil, imaginary, sword fight, magical, warrior, teenager, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages
Place: china, boston, asia, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Harry, Ron and Hermione continue their quest to vanquish the evil Voldemort once and for all. Just as things begin to look hopeless for the young wizards, Harry discovers a trio of magical objects that endow him with powers to rival Voldemort's ...
Style: exciting, stylized, atmospheric, psychotronic, serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: wizards and magicians, magical, chosen one, magic wand, good versus evil, supernatural ability, imaginary, friendship, magic, sorcerer, young heroes, teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, year 2017, 90s ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Wrath of the Titans (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A decade after his heroic defeat of the monstrous Kraken, Perseus-the demigod son of Zeus-is attempting to live a quieter life as a village fisherman and the sole parent to his 10-year old son, Helius. Meanwhile, a struggle for supremacy rages ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, adventure, demi god, good versus evil, heroic mission, heroes, superhuman powers, battles, legends and myths, the underworld, immortality ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%