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Planet 51 (2009)
 6.0
 55K
Planet 51 (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Earth astronaut Capt. Chuck Baker arrives on Planet 51 -- a world reminiscent of American suburbia circa 1950 -- he tries to avoid capture, recover his spaceship and make it home safely, all with the help of an empathetic little green being.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, twists and turns, not serious, entertaining, funny, futuristic, sweet, clever ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: alien, benign alien, space and aliens, fish out of water, adventure, small town, mysterious planet, astronaut, alien planet, spacecraft, family, distant planet, alien encounter, friendship, space travel, friends, misfit, androids and robots, escapades, social relations, race against time, intergalactic, peaceful mission, outer space, planet ...
Time: 50s, 2000s, 1950s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, entertaining, feel good and clever films with plots about adventure, family, escapades, computer animation, animals, friendship and chase mostly in Animation, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like Planet 51: Escape from Planet Earth (2012), Home (2015), Mars Needs Moms (2011), The Boxtrolls (2014), Monsters vs Aliens (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Escape from Planet Earth (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Astronaut Scorch Supernova finds himself caught in a trap when he responds to an SOS from a notoriously dangerous alien planet.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, psychotronic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: astronaut, spacecraft, disney, rescue, mysterious planet, space and aliens, escape, alien, family, adventure, trap, deathtrap ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 102K
Home (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Earth is taken over by the overly-confident Boov, an alien race in search of a new place to call home, all humans are promptly relocated, while all Boov get busy reorganizing the planet. But when one resourceful girl, Tip, manages to avoid ...
Style: light, exciting, emotional, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, friendship, benign alien, alien, save the world, family, alien invasion, odd couple, escapades, disney, culture clash, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, australia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Mars Needs Moms (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Martians suddenly abduct his mom, mischievous Milo rushes to the rescue and discovers why all moms are so special.
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, parents and children, boy, space and aliens, alien abduction, martian, mars, disney, young heroes, evil alien, guilt, alien ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana
⇓ 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: exciting, feel good, humorous, colourful, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, good versus evil, friendship, young heroes, steampunk, prejudice, family, escapades, disorder, fish out of water, children ...
Time: victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Monsters vs Aliens (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Susan Murphy is unwittingly clobbered by a meteor full of outer space gunk on her wedding day, she mysteriously grows to 49-feet-11-inches. The military jumps into action and captures Susan, secreting her away to a covert government compound. ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: giant, mutant, family, evil alien, talking animals, monster, adventure, alien, supernatural, save the world, superhuman powers, superhero ...
Place: san francisco, usa, japan, california, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Buzz Lightyear must battle Emperor Zurg with the help of three hopefuls who insist on being his partners.
Style: saga, feel good, humorous, not serious, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, superhero, rescue, heroes, outer space, heroic mission, toys, space travel, alien encounter, intergalactic, good versus evil, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 146K
Robots (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Rodney Copperbottom is a young robot inventor who dreams of making the world a better place, until the evil Ratchet takes over Big Weld Industries. Now, Rodney's dreams – and those of his friends – are in danger of becoming obsolete.
Style: feel good, exciting, stylized, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: androids and robots, kids and family, inventor, adventure, robot, misfit, partners, social misfits, fighting the system, powerful corporation, escapades, battles ...
Time: 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Battle for Terra (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A peaceful alien planet faces annihilation, as the homeless remainder of the human race sets its eyes on Terra. Mala, a rebellious Terrian teenager, will do everything she can to stop it.
Style: exciting, captivating, futuristic, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: benign alien, mysterious planet, invasion, space battle, idealism, air battle, adventure, space travel, survival, save the planet, culture clash, mutiny ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 8.4
 1.1M
WALL·E (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: WALL·E is the last robot left on an Earth that has been overrun with garbage and all humans have fled to outer space. For 700 years he has continued to try and clean up the mess, but has developed some rather interesting human-like qualities. When ...
Style: feel good, touching, futuristic, light, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens
Plot: loneliness, robot, outer space, adventure, future dystopia, happy ending, ecological disaster, space travel, ecology, spacecraft, post apocalypse, distopia ...
Time: future, distant future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
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Chicken Little (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When the sky really is falling and sanity has flown the coop, who will rise to save the day? Together with his hysterical band of misfit friends, Chicken Little must hatch a plan to save the planet from alien invasion and prove that the world's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: spacecraft, young heroes, friendship, alien, fish, adventure, family, small town, chicken, disney, parents and children, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Leroy & Stitch (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Lilo, Stitch, Jumba and Pleakley have finally caught all of Jumba's genetic experiments and found the one true place where each of them belongs. Stitch, Jumba and Pleakley are offered positions in the Galactic Alliance, turning them down so ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: benign alien, friendship, adventure, young heroes, fish out of water, youth, odd couple, escapades, rivalry, family, mad scientist, good versus evil ...
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.5
 12K
Space Chimps (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Three chimps are sent into space to explore the possibility of alien life when an unmanned space shuttle crash lands on an uncharted planet.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, exciting, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: chimpanzee, adventure, space travel, save the world, daring rescue, friendship, fish out of water, nasa, disorder, race against time, escapades, space and aliens ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
 6.1
 96K
Open Season (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
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, entertaining, buddy comedy, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: adventure, friendship, talking animals, disney, animal life, hunting, disorder, partners, friends, rescue, wilderness, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.8
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Big Hero 6 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.
Style: exciting, feel good, touching, sentimental, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, robot, superhero, young heroes, disney, heroes, boy genius, androids and robots, child prodigy, adventure, friends, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: san francisco, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space (2009)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 26 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: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mutant, monster, supernatural, heroes, halloween, disorder, chaos, rivalry, battles, escapades, alien encounter, space and aliens ...
Place: california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Happily N'Ever After (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK, Australia, Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An alliance of evil-doers, led by Frieda, looks to take over Fairy Tale Land. But when Ella realizes her stepmother is out to ruin her storybook existence, she takes a dramatic turn and blossoms into the leader of the resistance effort.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, not serious, feel good, parody ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, friendship, friends, cinderella story, heroes, love and romance, disorder, reluctant partners, save the day, rivalry, wizards ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.7
 29K
The Nut Job (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: Canada, South Korea, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Surly, a curmudgeon, independent squirrel is banished from his park and forced to survive in the city. Lucky for him, he stumbles on the one thing that may be able to save his life, and the rest of park community, as they gear up for winter - ...
Style: funny, not serious, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: talking animals, squirrel, family, friendship, animals, heist, crime gone awry, friends, unlikely partners, fish out of water, chase, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 50s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: During a post-Christmas play date, the gang find themselves in uncharted territory when the coolest set of action figures ever turn out to be dangerously delusional. It's all up to Trixie, the triceratops, if the gang hopes to return to ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: toys, disney, adventure, friendship, family, good versus evil, getting home, escapades, talking animals, christmas, friends, heroes ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Iron Giant (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the small town of Rockwell, Maine in October 1957, a giant metal machine befriends a nine-year-old boy and ultimately finds its humanity by unselfishly saving people from their own fears and prejudices.
Style: touching, exciting, sentimental, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: self sacrifice, prejudice, benign alien, androids and robots, giant robots, friendship, small town, giant, space and aliens, cold war, adventure, childhood ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: usa, maine, iceland
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50%
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Space Dogs (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Russia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Belka, the amazing flying dog is unexpectedly hurdled into the streets of Moscow when the rocket she is in malfunctions during one of her circus routines. Fortunately the crash leads her to meet a streetwise dog named Strelka and her irredeemable ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: space travel, friendship, adventure, outer space, partners, spacewalk, dog, training, space mission, anthropomorphism, best friends, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s
Place: russia, ussr, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Penguins of Madagascar (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private join forces with undercover organization The North Wind to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine from destroying the world as we know it.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, sweet, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, penguins, adventure, animals, animal life, espionage, rescue, spy, friendship, buddies, silly humor, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: madagascar, shanghai, venice, new york, antarctica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.6
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Despicable Me (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Villainous Gru lives up to his reputation as a despicable, deplorable and downright unlikable guy when he hatches a plan to steal the moon from the sky. But he has a tough time staying on task after three orphans land in his care.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: disney, adoption, super villain, family, orphan, escapades, lifestyle change, chase, friendship, villain, theft, little girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 60s, year 1969, 20th century ...
Place: usa, north korea, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world.
Style: humorous, stylized, sweet, light, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens
Plot: talking animals, family, animal life, adventure, pirate, friendship, unlikely partners, animals, parents and children, getting home, natural disaster, friends ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 7.7
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Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Wreck-It Ralph is the 9-foot-tall, 643-pound villain of an arcade video game named Fix-It Felix Jr., in which the game's titular hero fixes buildings that Ralph destroys. Wanting to prove he can be a good guy and not just a villain, Ralph ...
Style: sweet, humorous, not serious, touching, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: obsessive quest, lifestyle change, adventure, heroes, villain, escapades, disorder, misfit, car race, courage, goofy hero, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2012, 80s ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Invader ZIM: Enter the Florpus (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: ZIM discovers his almighty leaders never had any intention of coming to Earth and he loses confidence in himself for the first time in his life, which is the big break his human nemesis, Dib has been waiting for.
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: alien invasion, alien encounter, scientist, outer space, alien, adventure, heroes, rescue, good versus evil, friendship, teleportation, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Welcome to the Space Show (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Five children save the life of a dog-like alien while at a self-run summer camp. He attempts to reward them by taking them to an alien colony on the Moon. Events take a turn for the worse when his report on that attack that injured him causes ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: moon, space travel, rescue, friendship, adventure, track down, space and aliens, alien, getting home, escapades, school, secret mission ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Animal pals Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria are still trying to make it back to New York's Central Park Zoo. They are forced to take a detour to Europe to find the penguins and chimps who broke the bank at a Monte Carlo casino. When French ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: talking animals, circus, animals, lion, zebra, getting home, penguins, friendship, silly humor, hippopotamus, giraffe, unlikely friendships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madagascar, europe, atlantic ocean, africa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Doug's 1st Movie (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Doug and his pal Skeeter set's out to find the monster of Lucky Duck Lake. Though things get really out of hand when some one blurts out that the monster is real.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: friendship, family, good versus evil, basic training, fish out of water, disorder, best friends, heroes, school, journalism, contamination, dream ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Shrek the Halls (2007)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: The Christmas tree isn't the only thing green in this new holiday classic. Shrek is back and trying to get into the spirit of the season. After promising Fiona and the kids a Christmas they'll remember, he is forced to take a crash course ...
Style: christmas special, humorous, not serious, feel good, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: holiday, friendship, family, escapades, adventure, fish out of water, odd couple, family gatherings, family life, christmas, imaginary kingdom, donkey ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Mystery of the Third Planet (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 48 min.
Story: At the end of the 22nd century Alisa Seleznyova, her father Professor Seleznyov and pilot Zelyony go on a space expedition to find rare animals for Moscow Zoo. On the way they seem to encounter a mysterious conspiracy led by Doctor Verhovtsev ...
Style: suspense, tense, entertaining, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, adventure, outer space, invisibility, intergalactic, animal life, family, mystery, spacecraft, space adventure, space pirate ...
Time: future, 80s, 22nd century
Place: russia, europe, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%