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Planet 51 (2009)
 6.0
 48K
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, clever, fairy tale, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, small town, alien, benign alien, astronaut, fish out of water, family, distant planet, friendship, danger, social relations, hopes, getting home, mistrust, planet, alien planet, mysterious planet, imaginary, alien encounter, creativity, robot, happy ending, chase, kids and family, aliens ...
Time: 2000s

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Most similar movies to Planet 51

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, clever, feel good and entertaining films with plots about adventure, family, escapades, friendship, dialogue, animals and storytelling mostly in Animation, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Planet 51: Home (2015), Escape from Planet Earth (2013), Battle for Terra (2007), Mars Needs Moms (2011), Meet the Robinsons (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 87K
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: humorous, light, exciting, emotional, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, adventure, alien, save the world, imaginary, benign alien, escapades, family, danger, odd couple, disney, daring rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, australia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Escape from Planet Earth (2013)
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: not serious, feel good, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: astronaut, mysterious planet, alien, disney, adventure, daring rescue, danger, space and aliens, benign alien, master villain, escape, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: futuristic, exciting, captivating, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: benign alien, mysterious planet, idealism, invasion, adventure, space travel, survival, save the planet, culture clash, air battle, mutiny, space battle ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, entertaining, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, mars, abduction, boy, young heroes, parents and children, daring rescue, guilt, alien, stranded, martian, alien abduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Meet the Robinsons (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this animated adventure, brilliant preteen inventor Lewis creates a memory scanner to retrieve his earliest recollections and find out why his mother gave him up for adoption. But when the villainous Bowler Hat Guy steals the machine, Lewis is ...
Style: humorous, exciting, futuristic, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, family, adventure, orphan, sent to the past, scientist, adoption, friendship, dreams, escapades, eccentric family ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Now, we find the rowdy extraterrestrial getting used to life with his new ohana. However, a malfunction in the ultimate creation of Dr. Jumba soon emerges, which reinstates his destructive programming and threatens to both ruin his friendship with ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, touching, captivating
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, friendship, benign alien, danger, heroes, space and aliens, rivalry, pet, family, adoption, creator ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 124K
Robots (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, 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, adventure, misfit, partners, social misfits, fighting the system, inventor, escapades, powerful corporation, robot, robot vs. robot, kids and family ...
Time: 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 10K
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, funny ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: space travel, chimpanzee, adventure, heroic mission, fish out of water, save the world, friendship, daring rescue, nasa, race against time, danger, escapades ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Space Chimps 2: Zartog Strikes Back (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Comet longs to be taken seriously as a full-fledged space chimp. He journeys to the fantastical Planet Malgor and bonds with the adorable alien Kilowatt, living out his ultimate fantasy. However, it's time for Comet to prove himself when the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: space travel, chimpanzee, save the day, adventure, benign alien, family, space and aliens, escapades, heroes, friendship, space wars, alien encounter ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
World of Cars: Planes (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dusty is a cropdusting plane who dreams of competing in a famous aerial race. The problem? He is hopelessly afraid of heights. With the support of his mentor Skipper and a host of new friends, Dusty sets off to make his dreams come true.
Style: humorous, inspirational, entertaining, emotional, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: airplane, adventure, chases and races, friendship, self discovery, underdog, ambition, family, competition, rivalry, escapades, sport ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 159K
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
Plot: androids and robots, benign alien, friendship, cold war, prejudice, small town, adventure, family, giant, self sacrifice, paranoia, giant robots ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1957
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 218K
Finding Dory (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dory is reunited with her friends Nemo and Marlin in the search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, underwater, fish, memory loss, friendship, amnesia, self doubt, family, teamwork, reunion, ocean, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 80K
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, preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fish, young heroes, friendship, disney, alien, adventure, family, chicken, small town, parents and children, danger, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: not serious, humorous, captivating, feel good
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: benign alien, friendship, adventure, young heroes, fish out of water, youth, danger, escapades, odd couple, rivalry, mad scientist, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family, 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: humorous, exciting, feel good, witty, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: evil alien, monster, mutant, adventure, superhero, giant, family, superhuman powers, supernatural, heroic mission, good versus evil, president ...
Place: usa, san francisco, paris france, california, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the disastrous food storm in the first film, Flint and his friends are forced to leave the town. Flint accepts the invitation from his idol Chester V to join The Live Corp Company, which has been tasked to clean the island, and where the best ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, colourful, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: scientist, adventure, friendship, island, inventor, food, technology gone awry, chaos and mayhem, danger, save the day, family, creator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
 20K
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: humorous, feel good, colourful, funny, not serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: adventure, animal life, friendship, escapades, dachshund, bear, talking animals, forest, getting home, teaching the ways of the world, disorder, odd couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.4
 921K
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, exciting, humorous, futuristic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: loneliness, adventure, outer space, future dystopia, robot, ecological disaster, spacecraft, a.i., space travel, happy ending, imaginary, earth ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.8
 35K
The Ant Bully (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fed up with being targeted by the neighborhood bully, 10-year-old Lucas Nickle vents his frustrations on the anthill in his front yard ... until the insects shrink him to the size of a bug with a magic elixir. Convicted of "crimes against the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: ant, friendship, rescue, shrinking, bully, adventure, family, self discovery, children, vengeance, superior, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 25K
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: humorous, funny, not serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: squirrel, friendship, heist, crime gone awry, family, friends, fish out of water, animals, chase, betrayal, talking animals, unlikely partners ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 50s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, espionage, friendship, working undercover, buddies, escapades, danger, rescue, talking animals, penguins, animals, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, shanghai china, shanghai, venice, antarctica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: humorous, not serious, feel good, stylized, epic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, preschoolers
Plot: rescue, heroic mission, save the day, master villain, imaginary, adventure, superhero, good versus evil, alien encounter, space travel, danger, daring rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 51K
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: humorous, exciting, feel good, colourful, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, steampunk, good versus evil, fantasy world, friendship, family, young heroes, danger, escapades, disorder, fish out of water, prejudice ...
Time: victorian
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Happily N'Ever After (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK
Duration: 75 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, not serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, cinderella story, good versus evil, friendship, friends, imaginary, heroes, prince, disorder, reluctant partners, save the day, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Stitch! The Movie (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The continuing adventures of Lilo, a little Hawaiian girl, and Stitch, the galaxy's most wanted extraterrestrial. Stitch, Pleakley, and Dr. Jumba are all part of the household now. But what Lilo and Stitch don't know is that Dr. Jumba ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: friendship, adventure, odd couple, rescue, disorder, escapades, young heroes, save the day, friends, misfit, family relations, mad scientist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Hey Arnold! The Movie (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: When a powerful developer named Mr. Scheck wants to knock down all the stores and houses in Arnold's neighborhood to build a huge "mall-plex", it looks likes the neighborhood is doomed to disappear. But with the help of a superhero ...
Style: humorous, feel good, melancholic, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, family, mischievous children, friendship, buddies, elementary school, escapades, save the day, danger, children, greed, multiple storylines ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, family, good versus evil, heroes, disorder, basic training, best friends, fish out of water, school, disney, dance, journalism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.4
 78K
The Smurfs (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When the evil wizard Gargamel chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village, they tumble from their magical world and into ours -- in fact, smack dab in the middle of Central Park. Just three apples high and stuck in the Big Apple, the Smurfs ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, exciting, funny, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: chase, blue, family, magic, fish out of water, disorder, curses spells and rituals, friends, adventure, getting home, good versus evil, vortex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, semi serious, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, kids
Plot: christmas, toy, adventure, friendship, family, imaginary, getting home, danger, talking animals, good versus evil, kids and family, friends ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Scooby-Doo and the Alien Invaders (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A cosmic case of flying saucers, intergalactic intrigue and out-of-this-world romance launches Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Gang into their most unearthly adventure ever.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: save the world, benign alien, heroes, adventure, danger, space travel, disorder, alien encounter, amateur detective, zombie, ufo, family ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%