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Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)
 5.9
 167K
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, stylized, entertaining, witty, emotional, semi serious, surprise ending, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhuman powers, young heroes, adventure, legends and myths, danger, best friends, parents and children, escapades, good versus evil, save the day, teenage life, youth, greek mythology, heroes, monster, friends, greek, family, imaginary, race against time, wizards, half breed, parallel world, greek god, mysterious place ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, empire state building manhattan new york city, taj mahal, big ben london, las vegas

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 stylized films with plots about escapades, imaginary, adventure, heroes, destiny, dialogue and catastrophe mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Family genres. Some movies like Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief: Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013), Eragon (2006), Sky High (2005), Inkheart (2008), The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008). 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, semi serious, epic, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhuman powers, young heroes, mythology, fantasy world, adventure, artifact, friendship, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, ocean or sea, youth, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: stylized, exciting, twists and turns, gothic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: wizards and magicians, good versus evil, magical, young heroes, supernatural ability, friendship, chosen one, boarding school life, witch, werewolf, adventure, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1994, 1990s, year 1993
Place: europe, england
⇓ 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: exciting, atmospheric, fairy tale, epic, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, good versus evil, adventure, fantasy world, self sacrifice, magical, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, young heroes, parallel world, family ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, twists and turns, fairy tale, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: witch, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, chosen one, adventure, friendship, supernatural ability, fantasy world, magical, curses spells and rituals, school, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1992, year 1991, 1990s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: exciting, captivating, serious, epic, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, dragon, ship, witch, good versus evil, family, prince, obsessive quest, adventure, wizards, mouse, boat ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, 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, suspenseful, entertaining, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, island, rescue, escapades, jungle, fantasy world, mission, gold, lost city, hurricane, danger, youth ...
Time: 19th century
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, fairy tale, entertaining, suspense, scenic ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: witch, wizards and magicians, chosen one, magical, boarding school life, curses spells and rituals, magic, supernatural ability, secret place, school, friendship, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, year 1993, year 1992
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, exciting, serious, epic, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, prince, good versus evil, parallel world, witch, queen, young heroes, curses spells and rituals, deception, adventure, fantasy world, army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, fairy tale, entertaining, scenic ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: chosen one, wizards and magicians, magical, friendship, boarding school, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, school, witch, boarding school life, contests and competitions, dragon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1994, 1990s, year 1995
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 118K
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: exciting, epic, serious, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, fantasy world, adventure, supernatural ability, legends and myths, danger, heroic mission, chosen one, good versus evil, elf ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 73K
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, exciting, not serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, young heroes, high school, friendship, heroes, good versus evil, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, parents and children, coming of age, best friends, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventurer, expedition, fantasy world, dinosaur, adventure, chase, volcano, obsessive quest, danger, rescue, heroic mission, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 19th century, prehistoric, 21st century
Place: iceland, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.1
 70K
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, exciting, fairy tale, stylized, tense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: adventurer, adventure, imaginary, book, parents and children, fictional reality, family, young heroes, disappearance, real world, eavesdropping, magic ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, 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: semi serious, fairy tale, exciting, entertaining, scary ...
Audience: kids, horror for children, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, adventure, siblings relations, imaginary kingdom, twins, magical, estate, single parent, magic, family, fantasy world, evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: humorous, gothic, stylized, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: witch, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, training, adventure, apprentice, magical, supernatural ability, chosen one, curses spells and rituals, dragon, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2010, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, magical, parallel world, orphan, journey, kidnapping, witch, experiment, wizards, best friends, adventurer ...
Place: england, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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: feel good, sentimental, captivating, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, young heroes, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, orphan, teenage life, adventure, in the woods, family relations, escapades, estate, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.8
 62K
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: captivating, feel good, exciting, fairy tale, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, fairy, pirate, first love, fantasy world, childhood, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, mermaid, island, parents and children, young heroes ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: europe, london, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: exciting, stylized, fairy tale, enigmatic, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: giant, imaginary kingdom, adventure, youth, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, save the princess, princess, family, imaginary, rivalry ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, suspenseful, humorous, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, academy, rivalry, best friends, danger, youth, good versus evil, supernatural ability, school, supernatural, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: montana, oregon, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, 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: gothic, exciting, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, fantasy world, time travel, adventure, youth, time loop, boarding school life, riddles and clues, imaginary, boarding school, children, monster ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: england, wales, florida, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.3
 74K
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: horror for children, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: teenagers, werewolf, good versus evil, adventure, escapades, monster, fantasy world, book, family, monsters, small town, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
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, stylized, scenic, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: witch, young heroes, wizards and magicians, magical, chosen one, good versus evil, school, boarding school life, supernatural ability, betrayal, friendship, werewolf ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1996, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, supernatural ability, heroes, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, chosen one, young heroes, youth, danger, heroic mission, destiny, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
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: semi serious, humorous, exciting, light
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dragon, teenage life, imaginary, young heroes, adventure, heroes, escapades, danger, rivalry, deadly creature, family, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.4
 97K
Gods of Egypt (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, China
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A common thief joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt.
Style: exciting, epic, serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, ancient egypt, good versus evil, adventure, rescue, danger, legends and myths, afterlife, save the day, immortality, desert, chaos and mayhem ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Spain, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 17-year-old Mariah Mundi's life is turned upside down when his parents vanish and his younger brother is kidnapped. Following a trail of clues to the darkly majestic Prince Regent Hotel, Mariah discovers a hidden realm of child-stealing ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, entertaining
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: life turned upside down, adventure, adventurer, missing person, teenage life, escapades, young heroes, family in danger, chase, youth, supernatural, secret place ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
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: exciting, suspenseful, bleak, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, chosen one, wizards and magicians, magical, supernatural ability, good versus evil, friendship, wizards, adventure, teleportation, mission, bravery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, legends and myths, adventure, greek mythology, good versus evil, heroic mission, invisibility, fight for supremacy, sea monster, soldier, witch, swamp ...
Time: ancient history, future, 80s
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 32K
Nim's Island (2008)
Genre: Adventure, 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, captivating, humorous, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, island, isolation, exotic island, adventure, danger, family, rescue, agoraphobia, cruise, poacher, rainstorm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%