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Planet 51 (2009)
 6.0
 52K
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: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: benign alien, fish out of water, adventure, mysterious planet, small town, alien, astronaut, alien encounter, space and aliens, imaginary, alien planet, spacecraft, planet, family, distant planet, aliens, alien life-form, androids and robots, friendship, space travel, friends, misfit, danger, chases and races, peaceful mission ...
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, feel good, clever and entertaining films with plots about adventure, family, escapades, computer animation, friendship, animals and friends mostly in Animation, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Planet 51: Home (2015), Battle for Terra (2007), Escape from Planet Earth (2012), Robots (2005), Space Chimps (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 93K
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
Plot: adventure, friendship, alien, benign alien, imaginary, disney, save the world, family, odd couple, escapades, danger, computer animation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, australia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Battle for Terra (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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: mysterious planet, benign alien, space battle, invasion, idealism, air battle, adventure, space travel, survival, save the planet, culture clash, mutiny ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, feel good, not serious, psychotronic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: disney, astronaut, spacecraft, rescue, computer animation, mysterious planet, space and aliens, evil alien, escape, alien, family, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 135K
Robots (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia, UK
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: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: androids and robots, adventure, kids and family, partners, misfit, social misfits, inventor, fighting the system, computer animation, escapades, powerful corporation, robot ...
Time: 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.5
 11K
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, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: chimpanzee, adventure, space travel, daring rescue, save the world, fish out of water, friendship, nasa, danger, escapades, race against time, disorder ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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: feel good, exciting, humorous, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: giant, evil alien, monster, mutant, supernatural, superhuman powers, alien, adventure, family, save the world, superhero, good versus evil ...
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: humorous, feel good, not serious, saga, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: superhero, heroes, rescue, friendship, heroic mission, space travel, alien encounter, intergalactic, escapades, adventure, master villain, young heroes ...
⇓ 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, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: disney, boy, adventure, mars, parents and children, young heroes, evil alien, guilt, alien, mother son relationship, abduction, computer animation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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, semi serious, feel good, sweet, parody ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, family, mischievous children, buddies, friendship, friends, disorder, elementary school, orphan, escapades, danger, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: space travel, chimpanzee, save the day, adventure, heroes, friendship, disorder, alien encounter, rivalry, danger, space wars, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 1.0M
WALL·E (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Romance, 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, futuristic, exciting, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: loneliness, robot, outer space, adventure, future dystopia, happy ending, ecological disaster, imaginary, space travel, spacecraft, earth, post apocalypse ...
Time: future, distant future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: airplane, adventure, chases and races, friendship, self discovery, underdog, ambition, family, competition, rivalry, escapades, sport ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tom and Jerry Blast Off to Mars! (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: While carrying on their usual hi-jinks, they inadvertantly stow-away on a spaceship bound for Mars. They meet up with the local Martian residents and cause them to invade the Earth, aided by the "Invincitron", a vacuum-wielding giant ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, captivating, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: outer space, mars, spacecraft, anthropomorphism, cartoon cat, disorder, space travel, animals, rivalry, space and aliens, animal life, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.3
 246K
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, humorous, light, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, disney, underwater, memory loss, fish, friendship, self doubt, underwater scene, amnesia, shark, family, ocean ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 87K
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, girls' night
Plot: disney, spacecraft, young heroes, friendship, alien, fish, adventure, family, small town, chicken, danger, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: benign alien, friendship, young heroes, adventure, youth, escapades, danger, odd couple, rivalry, fish out of water, mad scientist, family ...
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, touching, not serious, captivating
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: good versus evil, benign alien, adventure, friendship, heroes, danger, space and aliens, rivalry, pet, pets, family, adoption ...
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, light
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: benign alien, scooby doo, save the world, amateur detective, supernatural, adventure, obsessive quest, friendship, disorder, good versus evil, imaginary, space travel ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 7.2
 172K
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, touching, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: disney, adoption, orphan, adventure, friendship, family, family relations, disorder, teaching the ways of the world, heroes, experiment, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: hawaii, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.6
 22K
Open Season 2 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
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, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, animal life, friendship, escapades, dachshund, bear, deer, talking animals, forest, computer animation, disorder, getting home ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
 55K
The Boxtrolls (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
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: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, good versus evil, friendship, family, young heroes, steampunk, prejudice, escapades, fish out of water, disorder, danger ...
Time: victorian, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.1
 830K
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: feel good, sweet, funny, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: friendship, monster, creature, adventure, imaginary, rivalry, parallel world, friends, misfit, invisibility, kidnapping, villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, parody ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, friendship, good versus evil, imaginary, friends, cinderella story, heroes, computer animation, prince, disorder, love and romance, danger ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: humorous, feel good, not serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, adventure, disorder, save the day, rescue, young heroes, odd couple, escapades, family relations, friends, heroic mission, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014)
Genre: Animation, 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, feel good, semi serious, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, kids
Plot: toys, toy, adventure, friendship, family, good versus evil, imaginary, christmas, escapades, getting home, danger, disney ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 27K
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: squirrel, friendship, heist, talking animals, family, crime gone awry, friends, animals, unlikely partners, computer animation, fish out of water, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 50s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, penguins, espionage, talking animals, rescue, spy, friendship, buddies, animals, save the world, animal life, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: madagascar, new york, shanghai china, shanghai, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.2
 101K
Paddington (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a deadly earthquake destroys his home in Peruvian rainforest, a young bear makes his way to England in search of a new home. The bear, dubbed "Paddington" for the london train station, finds shelter with the family of Henry and Mary ...
Style: sweet, touching, humorous, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: family, adventure, children, goofy hero, bear, kids and family, fish out of water, talking animals, anthropomorphic animal, jungle, animals, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, peru, europe, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.4
 85K
The Smurfs (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Belgium, Canada, France
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, sweet, exciting, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: chase, good versus evil, blue, family, magic, fish out of water, friends, disorder, curses spells and rituals, adventure, getting home, vortex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.0
 175K
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, prejudice, giant robots, small town, self sacrifice, giant, cold war, adventure, giant robot, childhood ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%