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Pokemon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back (1998)
 6.3
 39K
Pokemon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back (1998)
Original name: 劇場版ポケットモンスター ミュウツーの逆襲
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The adventure explodes into action with the debut of Mewtwo, a bio-engineered Pokemon created from the DNA of Mew, the rarest of all Pokemon. Determined to prove its superiority, Mewtwo lures Ash, Pikachu and others into a Pokemon match like none before. Mewtwo vs. Mew. Super-clones vs. Pokemon. It's the ultimate showdown ... with the very future of the world at stake!
Style: humorous, twists and turns, semi serious, surprise ending, based on cult tv series, sweet, melancholic, intense, idiotic, light ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, friends, imaginary, friendship, good versus evil, cloning, heroes, danger, heroic mission, rivalry, young heroes, supernatural power, pokemon, creator, revenge, research laboratory, family, clones, violence, destiny, fight, death, superhuman powers, save the world, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, tokyo

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, exciting and stylized films with plots about adventure, heroes, escapades, danger, rivalry, imaginary and good versus evil mostly in Animation, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Pokemon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back: Pokemon (1997), Pokemon: Jirachi - Wish Maker (2003), Digimon: Digital Monsters (1999), Pokemon: Mewtwo Returns (2000), Pokemon: Power of One (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
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Pokemon (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Ten-year-old Ash aspires to be the greatest Pokémon (pocket monster) trainer in the world. To do this, he enlists the help of many friends, and his own Pokémon, Pikachu. Together, they must search their world for new Pokémon, while avoiding the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized
Audience: preschoolers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, pokemon, rivalry, heroes, team, battles, contests and competitions, villain, childhood, underdog, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, 1990s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pokemon: Jirachi - Wish Maker (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Ash, Pikachu and friends (minus Misty) were visiting a festival celebrating the appearance of a comet when they stumble upon a mysterious rock-like crystal...
Style: semi serious, exciting, feel good, light, humorous
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, obsessive quest, heroic mission, rivalry, young heroes, imaginary, dragon, heroes, imaginary kingdom, save the world, friends ...
Time: 2000s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pokemon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the legendary past, before Poké Balls were made; an aura-guiding hero Pokémon named Lucario sensed two groups of armies about to clash, and a threat of a massive war in front of Cameron Palace in Kanto that would leave no survivors. He ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: pokemon, adventure, good versus evil, imaginary, best friends, danger, rescue, obsessive quest, contests and competitions, friendship, heroic mission, superhero ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Digimon: Digital Monsters (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Digimon(デジモン Dejimon, branded as Digimon: Digital Monsters), short for "Digital Monsters"(デジタルモンスター Dejitaru Monsutā), is a Japanese media franchise encompassing digital toys, anime, manga, video games and ...
Style: exciting, stylized, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, young heroes, friends, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, heroic mission, monster, danger, rescue, save the world, escapades, creature ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Pokemon: Mewtwo Returns (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In this direct-to-video sequel to Pokémon: The First Movie, Ash, Misty, and Brock continue exploring the Johto region, then have to rescue Pikachu after Jessie and James of Team Rocket kidnap him. The search leads them to the hidden plateau where ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, stylized, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: obsessive quest, heroes, imaginary, friends, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, daring rescue, rivalry, family, danger, pokemon, silly humor ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Pokemon: Power of One (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ash Ketchum must put his skill to the test when he attempts to save the world from destruction. The Greedy Pokemon collector Lawrence III throws the universe into chaos after disrupting the balance of nature by capturing one of the Pokemon birds ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, based on cult tv series, melancholic, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens
Plot: collector, pokemon, save the world, ship, island, adventure, catastrophe, androids and robots, obsessive quest, chases and races, heroic mission, friendship ...
Time: 2000s, 1990s, 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Pokémon: Giratina and the Sky Warrior (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film opens with Shaymin as Dialga appears. Then, in the Reverse or Distortion World Giratina senses Dialga's presence, and flies up to the Real World to capture him. Dialga drinks, just as Giratina's portal opens up. Giratina then ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: kids
Plot: pokemon, friendship, rivalry, obsessive quest, heroes, young heroes, parallel world, disorder, youth, ambition, danger, imaginary ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pokemon Heroes (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Ash, Pikachu and his friends try and stop a pair of thieves hiding out in the canals and alleyways of Alto Mare, the age-old water capital. Joining the adventure are two new legendary Pokémon, a pair of siblings named Latias and Latios, who serve ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, cult film ...
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: pokemon, family, superhero, adventure, friends, treasure hunt, friendship, siblings relations, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, adventurer, gang ...
Time: 2000s, future
Place: japan, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Movie (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After the conclusion of the Battle City Tournament, deep below the sands of Egypt, an ancient evil has awakened. Anubis, who was defeated centuries ago by Yugi’s mysterious alter ego – the ancient Pharaoh – has returned for revenge. Wielding ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, intense, idiotic ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: good versus evil, battles, friendship, save the world, monster, imaginary, fight, adventure, teenage life, heroic mission, young heroes, secret identity ...
Time: future
Place: egypt, asia, japan, middle east, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pokemon the Movie: Destiny Deoxys (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A comet bearing a deadly Pokemon creature crash-lands onto Earth, terrorising a nearby high-tech city, where Ash, Pikachu and friends are currently visiting...
Style: exciting, stylized, futuristic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, friendship, contests and competitions, escapades, adventure, obsessive quest, imaginary, pets, danger, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, young heroes ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Pokémon: Spell of the Unknown (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Molly Hale's sadness of her father's disappearance get to her, she unknowingly uses the Unown to create her own dream world along with Entei, who she believes to be her father. When Entei kidnaps Ash's mom, Ash along with Misty ...
Style: entertaining, suspense, tense, feel good, disturbing ...
Plot: fight, pokemon, friendship, best friend, rescue, father daughter relationship, lightning, fire, kidnapping, disappearance, professor, mountain ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 27K
Pokemon (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Join Ash Ketchum, accompanied by his partner Pikachu, as he travels through many regions, meets new friends and faces new challenges on his quest to become a Pokémon Master.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: heroes, childhood, theft, coach, friendship, animal training, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, adventure, pets, owner, self esteem ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Digimon: The Movie (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The first story focused on Tai and Kari Kamiya four years before their adventure in the Digital World. It shows their first encounter with Digimon and what happened to them (as well as the other children). Tai and Kari wake one morning to find a ...
Style: humorous, melancholic, road movie, surreal, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, friendship, monster, good versus evil, danger, heroes, heroic mission, save the world, young heroes, rivalry, rescue, androids and robots ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
Pokémon 4Ever: Celebi - Voice of the Forest (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 75 min.
Story: All your favorite Pokémon characters are back, and are joined for the first time by the legendary Pokémon Celebi and Suicune, in this latest exciting Pokémon adventure! In order to escape a greedy Pokémon hunter, Celebi must use the last of its ...
Plot: time travel, forest, pokemon, attack, flashback, flame, hat, backpack, fight, mask, capture, bare feet ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: One peaceful day on Earth, two remnants of Frieza's army named Sorbet and Tagoma arrive searching for the Dragon Balls with the aim of reviving Frieza. They succeed, and Frieza subsequently seeks revenge on the Saiyans.
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, semi serious, absurd ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, rivalry, danger, adventure, supernatural, supernatural ability, heroes, master warrior, good versus evil, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young athlete whose running days might be behind her, a compulsive liar, a shy researcher, a bitter old woman, and a little girl with a big secret—the only thing they have in common is the annual Wind Festival in Fula City. The festival ...
Style: captivating, exciting, light, entertaining, sincere
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: pokemon, friends, friendship, obsessive quest, good versus evil, adventure, save the world, rivalry, danger, supernatural power, heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.8
 404K
Big Hero 6 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, 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, touching, sentimental, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
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Time: future, 21st century
Place: san francisco, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Pokémon: The Rise of Darkrai (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ash and friends (this time accompanied by newcomer Dawn) arrive at an idyllic village on their way to their next Pokemon contest, where chaos will soon erupt with the prophecy of two Pokemon Gods (Dialga and Palkia) and the arrival of a mysterious, ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, captivating, humorous, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
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Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Captain New Eyes travels back in time and feeds dinosaurs his Brain Grain cereal, which makes them intelligent and non-violent. They agree to go to the Middle Future in order to grant the wishes of children in New York city. They are to meet Dr. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, dinosaur, friendship, time travel, disorder, animal life, rescue, escapades, young heroes, prehistoric creature, danger, talking animals ...
Time: prehistory, 90s, prehistoric times, prehistoric
Place: new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Hercules and Xena - The Animated Movie: The Battle for Mount Olympus (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mighty Zeus brings Hercules' mother, Alcmene, to Mount Olympus, and Hercules, believing she has been kidnapped, leads a rescue mission to save her. Zeus' jealous wife, Hera, decides that it should now be her time to rule the universe. Hera ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, escapades, danger, hercules, supernatural ability, adventure, imaginary, rivalry, save the day, superhuman powers, family relations ...
Time: ancient history
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Atlantis: Milo's Return (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Three different stories come to life in this sequel to the hit animated Disney adventure. Explorer Milo Thatch, his new sweetheart, Queen Kida, and the rest of the team are preparing to rebuild the underwater city. But trouble crops up. Harnessing ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, tv series pilot, melancholic, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
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Time: 1910s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 4K
Yu-Gi-Oh! GX (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ten years after the Ceremonial Battle, a teenage boy named Yuuki Judai heads off in order to join the Duelist Yousei School located on a remote island off the coast of Japan. There he meets his fellow students and gains a few friends, along with ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, futuristic, stylized
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, young heroes, monster, supernatural, good versus evil, contests and competitions, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, danger, duel, cards ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Sonic the Hedgehog: The Movie (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sonic's arch nemesis Dr. Robotnik has been banished from the Land of Darkness by an evil Metal Robotnik. The devious doctor tells Sonic that the Robot Generator has been sabotaged and will blow Planet Freedom to kingdom come. But it's not ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, cult film
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: race against time, anthropomorphism, heroes, rivalry, evil alien, adventure, rescue, mad scientist, imaginary, good versus evil, space and aliens, superhero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Ratchet & Clank (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong, Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ratchet and Clank tells the story of two unlikely heroes as they struggle to stop a vile alien named Chairman Drek from destroying every planet in the Solana Galaxy. When the two stumble upon a dangerous weapon capable of destroying entire planets, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, futuristic, exciting, nostalgic ...
Audience: boys' night, pre-teens, kids
Plot: save the world, robot, spacecraft, adventure, good versus evil, escapades, superhero, evil alien, self discovery, friendship, alien, save the planet ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, South Korea, Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Burger Beard is a pirate who is in search of the final page of a magical book that makes any evil plan he writes in it come true, which happens to be the Krabby Patty secret formula. When the entire city of Bikini Bottom is put in danger, SpongeBob, ...
Style: humorous, surreal, not serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, underwater, superhero, best friends, good versus evil, save the world, heroic mission, computer animation, time travel, fish out of water, pirate, happy ending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Bionicle 2: Legends of Metru Nui (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Denmark
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In the time before time, six unlikely Matoran find themselves transformed into mighty Toa. The new Toa Metru must prove themselves as true heroes, find the missing Toa Lhikan, and uncover a plot that threatens the heart of Metru Nui.
Style: exciting, serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, danger, daring rescue, leadership, race against time, good versus evil, chases and races, rivalry, imaginary kingdom, friendship, family, space and aliens ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Sprung! The Magic Roundabout (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A shaggy, candy-loving puppy named Dougal along with a group of friends embarks on a dangerous journey in an effort to imprison their oppressor -- the evil ice sorcerer ZeeBad (Zebedee's evil twin). As the world is placed in mortal danger ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, good versus evil, adventurer, heroic mission, adventure, mischievous children, rivalry, disorder, danger, rescue, young heroes, best friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Bionicle: Mask of Light (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Denmark
Duration: 70 min.
Story: With darkness encroaching on the island of Mata Nui, the only hope for the survival of the islanders rests with two Matoran villagers, who must find the seventh Toa and deliver to him the fabled Mask of Light.
Style: exciting, serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: lego, good versus evil, heroic mission, young heroes, a.i., save the world, adventure, androids and robots, escapades, rivalry, danger, imaginary ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The children of the Avengers hone their powers and go head to head with the very enemy responsible for their parents' demise.
Style: exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, boys' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, rivalry, imaginary, adventure, heroic mission, youth, good versus evil, danger, partners, escapades, teenage life ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The events of Battle of Gods take place some years after the battle with Majin Buu, which determined the fate of the entire universe. After awakening from a long slumber, Beerus, the God of Destruction is visited by Whis, his attendant and learns ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dragon, martial arts, supernatural ability, adventure, imaginary, battles, danger, master villain, heroes, supernatural, master warrior, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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