Movies like Planet 51

If you like "Planet 51" you are looking for humorous, feel good and captivating movies about / with small town, benign alien, astronaut, fish out of water, adventure, family and distant planet themes of Animation, Adventure and Comedy genre shot in Spain or UK.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
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, entertaining, funny, not serious, clever, fairy tale, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: small town, benign alien, astronaut, fish out of water, adventure, family, distant planet, friendship, danger, social relations, hopes, getting home, mistrust, alien, planet, alien planet, imaginary, alien encounter, creativity, robot, happy ending, chase, kids and family, aliens, androids and robots ...
Time: 2000s

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to Planet 51

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, clever, entertaining and feel good films with plots about adventure, family, dialogue, storytelling, escapades, animals and mentor mostly in Animation, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Planet 51: Home (2015), Escape from Planet Earth (2013), Battle for Terra (2007), Space Chimps (2008), 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, exciting, light, emotional, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, adventure, alien, save the world, imaginary, escapades, benign alien, alien invasion, danger, odd couple, family, disney ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, cross country, 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: alien, astronaut, mysterious planet, adventure, daring rescue, danger, space and aliens, benign alien, master villain, escape, rescue, monsters ...
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, captivating, exciting, serious, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: benign alien, invasion, space travel, culture clash, mysterious planet, robot, military, survival, idealism, adventure, mutiny, pacifist ...
Time: future
⇓ 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, benign alien, friendship, adventure, danger, heroes, space and aliens, rivalry, pet, family, adoption, creator ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
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: exciting, not serious, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: space travel, chimpanzee, rivalry, friendship, evil alien, alien encounter, animal life, disorder, evil empire, outer space, family, space wars ...
Time: 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, exciting, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: space travel, chimpanzee, family, nasa, adventure, save the world, heroes, escapades, heroic mission, space and aliens, daring rescue, anti heroes ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, pre-teens, teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, family, adventure, orphan, adoption, friendship, sent to the past, dreams, scientist, escapades, eccentric family ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, canada
⇓ 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, entertaining, sentimental, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: boy, mars, abduction, young heroes, adventure, parents and children, daring rescue, guilt, alien, stranded, martian, alien abduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
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, friendship, island, adventure, food, technology gone awry, chaos and mayhem, danger, inventor, save the day, family, creator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, partners, misfit, social misfits, fighting the system, inventor, escapades, powerful corporation, robot, robot vs. robot, kids and family ...
Time: 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: ant, friendship, rescue, shrinking, bully, adventure, family, self discovery, children, vengeance, superior, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: animal life, adventure, 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 ⇓
48%
 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, semi serious, feel good, fairy tale, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: fish, small town, disney, alien, alien invasion, friendship, ufo, baseball, chicken, young heroes, save the world, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: squirrel, friendship, heist, crime gone awry, family, friends, unlikely partners, fish out of water, animals, chase, betrayal, talking animals ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 50s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: good versus evil, fantasy world, friendship, adventure, family, young heroes, disorder, danger, escapades, fish out of water, steampunk, prejudice ...
Time: victorian
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, light, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, espionage, friendship, working undercover, buddies, escapades, danger, rescue, talking animals, penguins, animals, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: shanghai, shanghai china, venice, new york, antarctica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, school, good versus evil, heroes, best friends, disorder, basic training, fish out of water, journalism, dance, happy ending ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: not serious, humorous, fairy tale, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, cinderella story, friendship, good versus evil, friends, imaginary, heroes, prince, disorder, reluctant partners, save the day, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
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, semi serious, exciting, 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, hopes ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, clever, funny ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing, teens
Plot: family, adventure, mischievous children, buddies, friendship, elementary school, escapades, save the day, urban, danger, children, greed ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: chase, blue, family, magic, fish out of water, disorder, curses spells and rituals, friends, adventure, getting home, urban, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: save the world, benign alien, heroic mission, adventure, gang, ufo, zombie, rescue, friends, amateur detective, misfit, imaginary ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.2
 153K
Lilo & Stitch (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A lonely Hawaiian girl named Lilo is being raised by her older sister, Nani, after their parents die -- under the watch of social worker Cobra Bubbles. When Lilo adopts a funny-looking dog and names him "Stitch," she doesn't realize ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, date night, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adoption, orphan, disney, friendship, adventure, family relations, space and aliens, experiment, odd couple, rescue, alien encounter, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: hawaii, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 8.0
 752K
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Sullivan and Mike Wazowski are monsters, they earn their living scaring children and are the best in the business... even though they're more afraid of the children than they are of them. When a child accidentally enters their world, ...
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, sweet, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: friendship, monster, fear, rivalry, imaginary, invisibility, adventure, kidnapping, villain, odd couple, fish out of water, cheating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, clever ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: airplane, chases and races, friendship, self discovery, underdog, adventure, ambition, family, competition, rivalry, escapades, sport ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.9
 338K
Madagascar (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Alex the lion is the king of the urban jungle, the main attraction at New York's Central Park Zoo. He and his best friends -- Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo -- have spent their whole lives in blissful captivity before ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, funny, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, island, rescue, adventure, jungle, journey, wilderness, animal life, hippopotamus, giraffe, zebra, lion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, antarctica, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inventor Flint Lockwood creates a machine that makes clouds rain food, enabling the down-and-out citizens of Chewandswallow to feed themselves. But when the falling food reaches gargantuan proportions, Flint must scramble to avert disaster. Can he ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: technology gone awry, inventions and discoveries, adventure, food, parents and children, mad scientist, family, goofy hero, unsupportive parent, save the world, fall in love, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 80K
Open Season (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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: humorous, buddy comedy, funny, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, animal life, rescue, adventure, buddies, partners, danger, bear, wilderness, fish out of water, deer, hunter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 22K
The Wild (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An adolescent lion is accidentally shipped from the New York Zoo to Africa. Now running free, his zoo pals must put aside their differences to help bring him back.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: zoo, jungle, survival, fish out of water, rescue, lion, adventure, family, friendship, animal life, danger, partners ...
Place: africa, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, friendship, cold war, benign alien, prejudice, family, giant, paranoia, small town, adventure, fear, army ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Related movie lists