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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, witty, humorous, stylized, semi serious, surprise ending, ridiculous, entertaining, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, superhuman powers, young heroes, danger, legends and myths, teenage life, heroes, best friends, save the day, greek, parents and children, friends, monster, youth, family, mysterious place, escapades, imaginary, race against time, chases and races, good versus evil, parallel world, greek mythology, heaven and hell, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, taj mahal, big ben london, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey

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

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, entertaining, fairy tale and semi serious films with plots about escapades, adventure, imaginary, family, destiny, heroes and danger mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief: Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013), The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008), Sky High (2005), The Golden Compass (2007), The Secret of Moonacre (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: young heroes, adventure, superhuman powers, friendship, legends and myths, artifact, ocean or sea, heroic mission, race against time, youth, imaginary kingdom, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
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: exciting, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, twins, magical, imaginary kingdom, estate, siblings relations, adventure, single parent, family, young heroes, imaginary, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 70K
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, humorous, not serious, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, friendship, high school, coming of age, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, good versus evil, young heroes, parents and children, heroes, best friends, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
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: atmospheric, epic, exciting, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, good versus evil, magical, parallel world, self sacrifice, family, fantasy world, throne, queen, king, young heroes ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: dungeon, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, touching, twists and turns, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: witch, school, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, chosen one, friendship, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, family, best friends, adventure, orphan ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1992, year 1991, 1990s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: parallel world, adventure, orphan, magical, experiment, best friends, journey, chosen one, fantasy world, witch, heroes, imaginary ...
Place: england, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
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: exciting, captivating, epic, serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, family, witch, adventure, ship, obsessive quest, good versus evil, prince, quest, snowing, king ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Secret of Moonacre (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hungary, UK, France, Australia, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When 13 year old Maria Merryweather's father dies, leaving her orphaned and homeless, she is forced to leave her luxurious London life to go and live with Sir Benjamin, an eccentric uncle she didn't know she had, at the mysterious Moonacre ...
Style: semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, young heroes, imaginary, rivalry, estate, family relations, heroes, in the woods, adventure, nanny, curses spells and rituals, teenage life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Germany
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, twists and turns, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: witch, wizards and magicians, chosen one, magical, school, supernatural ability, boarding school life, best friends, giant, curses spells and rituals, friendship, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, year 1992, year 1993
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.1
 115K
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: serious, epic, stylized, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, supernatural ability, adventure, imaginary kingdom, danger, imaginary, young heroes, heroic mission, legends and myths, heroes, orphan, chosen one ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, humorous, entertaining, tense, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: dinosaur, expedition, adventurer, chase, obsessive quest, danger, adventure, rescue, heroic mission, volcano, mummy, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, prehistoric, 19th century
Place: iceland, mine, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Boy Who Cried Werewolf (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A Californian family inherits a castle in Romania. This is especially exciting to the son, who is obsessed with monsters. And he is not disappointed.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: werewolf, vampire, supernatural, danger, palaces castles and temples, family, disorder, estate, deadly creature, superhuman powers, save the day, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.3
 69K
Goosebumps (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After moving to a small town, Zach Cooper finds a silver lining when he meets next door neighbor Hannah, the daughter of bestselling Goosebumps series author R.L. Stine. When Zach unintentionally unleashes real monsters from their manuscripts and ...
Style: humorous, exciting, scary, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, teenagers, small town, escapades, monster, werewolf, ventriloquist dummy, imaginary, family, youth, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Belgium
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, stylized, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, time travel, orphan, riddles and clues, imaginary, boarding school life, destiny, boarding school, transformation, youth, island, monster ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: england, florida, wales, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 58K
City of Ember (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker. Now, two teenagers, ...
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, light, bad ending
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, ancient mystery, mayor, underground, young heroes, steampunk, scientist, family, puzzle, save the day, chases and races, expedition ...
Time: future
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.1
 67K
Inkheart (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, UK, USA
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, serious, fairy tale, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, adventurer, family, imaginary, parents and children, disappearance, young heroes, book, heroes, kidnapping, eavesdropping, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: 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: stylized, exciting, serious, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: giant, imaginary kingdom, adventure, youth, young heroes, heroic mission, legends and myths, heroes, curses spells and rituals, save the princess, witch, anti heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
H2O: Just Add Water (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 23 min.
Story: When three normal teenage girls stumble upon a ancient cave they undergo a transformation that will change their lives forever. H20 - Just Add Water, sees three very different girls facing everyday teen problems with an added twist - they're ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mermaid, supernatural, island, supernatural ability, friends, ocean or sea, adventure, love and romance, best friends, youth, teenage life, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
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The Last Airbender (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, epic, intense ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, adventure, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, chosen one, destiny, young heroes, save the world, master warrior, heroic mission, heroes, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Adventures of a Teenage Dragonslayer (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Arthur unwittingly discovers the secret to stopping an evil dragon who threatens to destroy all civilization.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dragon, teenage life, adventure, young heroes, school, family, escapades, heroes, imaginary, youth, best friends, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Vampire Academy (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
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, humorous, suspenseful, sexy, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, danger, school, supernatural ability, academy, supernatural, good versus evil, rivalry, best friends, friends, youth, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: montana, oregon, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 60K
Peter Pan (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Australia, USA
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: captivating, feel good, exciting, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, fairy, adventure, childhood, first love, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, mermaid, young heroes, island, youth, heroes ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: europe, london, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Water Horse (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, UK, Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A lonely boy discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Scottish legend.
Style: emotional, entertaining, scenic, exciting, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, adventure, friendship, sea monster, child protagonist, kids and family, egg, rescue from drowning, underwater, world war two, boat accident, adaptation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.0
 31K
Nim's Island (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates with a reclusive author of the novel she's reading.
Style: exciting, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: island, isolation, family, young heroes, cruise, rescue, turtle, shipwreck, pirate, volcano, adventure, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.7
 233K
Stardust (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his ...
Style: feel good, captivating, stylized, epic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing
Plot: witch, adventure, imaginary kingdom, true love, supernatural ability, fall in love, escapades, pirate, chase, love and romance, race against time, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, 1850s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.4
 90K
Gods of Egypt (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A common thief joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt.
Style: exciting, epic, stylized, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, rescue, immortality, chaos and mayhem, danger, save the day, afterlife, mythology, legends and myths, desert, heroes ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.9
 257K
Jumanji (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When siblings Judy and Peter discover an enchanted board game that opens the door to a magical world, they unwittingly invite Alan -- an adult who's been trapped inside the game for 26 years -- into their living room. Alan's only hope for ...
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, offbeat, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, getting home, jungle, young heroes, disappearance, family, mischievous children, danger, parallel world, board game, disorder, childhood ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 20th century, 60s, 1860s ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: exciting, humorous, stylized, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, witch, training, wizards and magicians, magical, apprentice, adventure, dragon, supernatural ability, chosen one, curses spells and rituals, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, middle ages ...
Place: new york, usa, britain, egypt, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Jack and the Beanstalk (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A fairy tale character who is about to flunk out of fairy tale school, Jack must perform a heroic deed by Monday or fail miserably, just like his father before him. Anxious to make good, Jack sells his C.O.W. (Computer of Wonder) for a handful of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, captivating, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventurer, young heroes, adventure, escapades, youth, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, danger, family, disorder, curses spells and rituals, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Clash of the Titans (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Born of a god but raised as a man, Perseus is helpless to save his family from Hades, vengeful god of the underworld. With nothing to lose, Perseus volunteers to lead a dangerous mission to defeat Hades before he can seize power from Zeus and ...
Style: exciting, serious, epic, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, adventure, legends and myths, good versus evil, danger, heroic mission, supernatural ability, obsessive quest, curses spells and rituals, mythology, destiny, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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