Movies like Year of the Fish

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Year of the Fish (2007)
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Year of the Fish (2007)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A rotoscope-animated modern-day Cinderella story set in the underbelly of New York's Chinatown.
Style: fairy tale, twists and turns, sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic, surreal, semi serious
Plot: cinderella, chinese, massage parlor, cinderella story, new year, family relations, misfit, wish come true, wizards and magicians, love and romance, follow your dream, hopes, social differences, society, working class, social misfits, immigrants, romance, chinatown
Place: new york

Most similar movies to Year of the Fish

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, feel good, humorous and touching films with plots about family, escapades, love and romance, romance, friends, hopes and adventure mostly in Animation, Fantasy and Family genres. Some movies like Year of the Fish: Around June (2008), The Little Mermaid (1992), Cinderella (1994), Sleeping Beauty (1995), The Secret of the Hunchback (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Around June (2008)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A love story set in the shadow of the shipyards of San Francisco. A young woman living with her much adored uncle Henry and domineering, abusive father, meets a penniless illegal immigrant, whose love gives her the insight and courage to finally ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, surreal, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, fall in love, parents and children, human spirit, family problems, love affair, self discovery, youth, family relations, immigrants, romance, young lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Little Mermaid (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: This charming, lively tale based on Hans Christian Anderson's beloved children's story comes to splendid life in an enchanting animated film. The beautiful anda dventurous mermaid, Princess Lena, lives with her family in a watery castle ...
Style: fairy tale, uplifting, feel good, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: underwater, mermaid, love and romance, family, misfit, danger, disorder, fish out of water, family relations, ocean or sea, romance, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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Cinderella (1994)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Cinderella, the beautiful and kind-hearted ragamuffin who lives with her greedy stepmother and two selfish stepsisters, charms a handsome prince when her fairy godmother sends her to the royal ball. She must leave the ball by midnight before all the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, kids, date night
Plot: social differences, against the odds, true love, cinderella story, society, rivalry, family relations, hopes, imaginary, life turned upside down, wish come true, romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Cinderella II: Dreams Come True (2002)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: As a newly crowned princess, Cinderella quickly learns that life at the Palace - and her royal responsibilities - are more challenging than she had imagined. In three heartwarming tales, Cinderella calls on her animal friends and her Fairy Godmother ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, harsh ...
Audience: teens, preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: princess, cinderella story, family, fairy, magic, anthology, baker, cartoon mouse, anthropomorphism, fairy godmother, romance, race against time ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Sleeping Beauty (1995)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 48 min.
Story: In a faraway kingdom, the king and queen had desired a child of their very own for a long time and when their wish finally came true, they announced a grand celebration at the palace. All of the fairies from the kingdom were invited and immediately ...
Style: exciting, feel good, semi serious, fairy tale
Audience: family outing
Plot: good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, romance, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, adventure, young heroes, wish come true, rivalry, rescue, royal family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Adventures of Tom Thumb & Thumbelina (2002)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Voiced by Elijah Wood, Jennifer Love Hewitt and others, this film features Tom Thumb and Thumbelina, the tiny, famed fairy-tale favorites, who are together for the first time in this heartwarming, magical musical story about courage and ...
Style: exciting, feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: village, imaginary, young heroes, fish out of water, disorder, danger, youth, reunion, cinderella story, wish come true, escapades, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Secret of the Hunchback (1996)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: After being arrested by the sinister sheriff, Quasimodo must reveal an amazing secret in order to save himself, his friends, and the cathedral. Victor Hugo's timeless story is brought to life in this lively animated version. You'll meet ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious
Plot: hunchback, friendship, unfulfillment, escapades, social misfits, unfulfilled love, love and romance, family, misfit, love affair, danger, friends ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Romeo & Juliet: Sealed with a Kiss (2006)
Genre: Animation, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Romeo & Juliet: Sealed With a Kiss is a fully animated feature fantasy about two star crossed seals from warring families that fall in love against their parents' wishes. When Juliet's father gives her hand in marriage to the ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: mischievous children, orphan, rescue, forbidden love, true love, cinderella story, heroes, disorder, family life, ancient mystery, animal life, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Little Mermaid (1989)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This colorful adventure tells the story of an impetuous mermaid princess named Ariel who falls in love with the very human Prince Eric and puts everything on the line for the chance to be with him. Memorable songs and characters -- including the ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, light, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: princess, prince, mermaid, witch, first love, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, magic, fish out of water, father daughter relationship, spell, rescue ...
Time: 1830s, 19th century
Place: denmark, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Monster in Paris (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paris,1910. Emile, a shy movie projectionist, and Raoul, a colorful inventor, find themselves embarked on the hunt for a monster terrorizing citizens. They join forces with Lucille, the big-hearted star of the Bird of Paradise cabaret, an eccentric ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, fairy tale, thought provoking ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: monster, adventure, friends, love and romance, social misfits, misfit, friendship, transformation, music, buddies, heroes, partners ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century, 2010s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Hans Christian Andersen's Thumbelina (1994)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: Ireland, USA, Canada, UK, Denmark, Spain, Poland, Hungary
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The tiny girl meets a fairy prince who saves her from the creatures of the woods.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: kidnapping, fairy, disney, family, adventure, hopes, getting home, love and romance, friendship, rivalry, rescue, danger ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Barbie Fairytopia: Magic of the Rainbow (2007)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Elina goes to a fairy school to learn dancing and fairy magic. The spring of the fairy land is soon threatened by evil Laverna who intends to prevent fairies from performing the annual vital rainbow dance. Elina must stop quarreling with her fellow ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, humorous, exciting, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: fairy, rivalry, school, imaginary, siblings relations, escapades, romance, family, missing person, heroes, family life, obsessive quest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The King and the Mockingbird (1980)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The kingdom of Takicardie quakes under the rule of the tyrannical King Charles V-et-III-font-VIII-et-VIII-font-XIV, whose favourite pastime is shooting birds. His archenemy is a cheeky mockingbird, whose favourite pastime is thwarting the king’s ...
Style: offbeat, feel good, surreal, sentimental, clever ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, forbidden love, youth, woman in danger, heroes, good versus evil, rivalry, lovers apart, family, imaginary, state affairs, corrupted ruler ...
Time: renaissance
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Pinocchio (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: The Little Wooden Toy. The unforgettable story of a little wooden boy who longs with all his heart to become real. When a small spark of magic escapes from the Blue Fairy's home, it travels down toy maker Gepetto's chimney, bringing one ...
Style: feel good, touching, stylized, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: puppet, escapades, young heroes, teaching the ways of the world, curses spells and rituals, adventure, parents and children, mischievous children, youth, fish out of water, family, miraculous event ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown (1975)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: It's Valentine's Day again and Charlie Brown dreams the seemingly hopeless dream to receiving a valentine from anyone. All the while, the rest of the gang have their own trials whether it be Linus' struggle to get the biggest card he ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: friendship, valentine's day, gift, holiday, family, love and romance, fall in love, unfulfilled love, romance, youth, hopes, pets ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Princess and the Frog (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A waitress, desperate to fulfill her dreams as a restaurant owner, is set on a journey to turn a frog prince back into a human being, but she has to face the same problem after she kisses him.
Style: feel good, humorous, fairy tale, touching, witty ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: princess, family, cinderella story, human becomes animal, adventure, fall in love, prince, magical, wizards and magicians, transformation, firefly, love and romance ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Cinderella 3: A Twist in Time (2007)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When Lady Tremaine steals the Fairy Godmother's wand and changes history, it's up to Cinderella to restore the timeline and reclaim her prince.
Style: semi serious, humorous, atmospheric, feel good, fairy tale
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: prince, fairy, cinderella story, mouse, fairy godmother, magic, race against time, step siblings, palaces castles and temples, dishonesty, disorder, couples ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Follow the adventures of Belle, a bright young woman who finds herself in the castle of a prince who's been turned into a mysterious beast. With the help of the castle's enchanted staff, Belle soon learns the most important lesson of all ...
Style: touching, fairy tale, romantic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, preschoolers
Plot: opposites attract, beast, disney, love and romance, fall in love, imaginary, young lovers, transformation, princess, rose, power of love, magic ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 7.8
 361K
Tangled (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When the kingdom's most wanted-and most charming-bandit Flynn Rider hides out in a mysterious tower, he's taken hostage by Rapunzel, a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Flynn's curious captor, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, fairy tale, captivating, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: princess, follow your dream, horse, unlikely couple, disney, imaginary kingdom, family, adventure, love and romance, young lovers, queen, fall in love ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Poem of the Wind and the Trees (Sanctus) (1987)
Genre: Animation, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on the manga classic by Keiko Takemiya.
Style: realistic, rough, gloomy, touching, bleak ...
Plot: friendship, teenage love, coming of age, romance, drugs/alcohol, manipulations, life is a bitch, fall in love, social misfits, student life, coldhearted, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Barbie and the Magic of Pegasus 3-D (2005)
Genre: Animation, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Princess Annika (Barbie) escapes the clutches of the evil wizard, explores the wonders of Cloud Kingdom, and teams up with a magnificent winged horse - who turns out to be her sister, Princess Brietta - to defeat the wizard and break the spells that ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: cinderella story, love and romance, imaginary, heroic mission, adventure, curses spells and rituals, young heroes, hopes, family, legends and myths, wizards and magicians, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.9
 2K
The Point (1971)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Years ago, there was a place called The Land of Point, because everything in The Land of Point had one: the barns, the houses, the cars, everything, even the people. Everyone in The Land of Point had a point at the top of its head. Everyone, that ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, psychedelic ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: dog, outcast, family, adventure, social misfits, escapades, heroes, isolation, youth, misfit, rejection, society ...
Place: canada, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
O' Christmas Tree (1999)
Genre: Animation
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Featuring the voices of Edward Asner, Tim Conway and Marie Osmond. This heartwarming animated tale begins in a snowy forest on Christmas Eve, where a forlorn little pine tree feels she is too homely to ever realize her dream of being a real ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, light, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, wish come true, animal life, hopes, christmas tree, christmas eve, following a dream, help, escapades, holiday, winter, kindness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Barbie in A Mermaid Tale (2010)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Barbie stars as Merliah, a surfer who learns a shocking secret: she's a mermaid! She and her dolphin friend set out for an undersea adventure to rescue her mother, the queen of Oceana.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: mermaid, barbie, contests and competitions, young lovers, misfit, youth, best friends, teenage life, coming of age, friends, ocean or sea, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Santa and the Three Bears (1970)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Two bear cubs want to meet Santa despite their mother telling them that Santa does not exist. With the help of the park ranger, their wish might come true!
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, christmas special
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, parents and children, escapades, wish come true, save the day, in the woods, youth, animal life, hopes, family relations, holiday, hibernation ...
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
 128
Shinbone Alley (1970)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Join the fun and laugh along with the "misadventures" of Archy the cockroach, a poet in his former life now having to jump on his typewriter keys to peck out his poems. Archie adores the huge-eyed, blonde, hip-swaying Mehitabel the Cat, ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, psychedelic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: reincarnation, journalism, artists and showbiz, love and romance, womanizer, couples, animal life, looking for love, disorder, friends, romance, getting home ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.1
 164K
Enchanted (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The beautiful princess Giselle is banished by an evil queen from her magical, musical animated land and finds herself in the gritty reality of the streets of modern-day Manhattan. Shocked by this strange new environment that doesn't operate on ...
Style: humorous, fairy tale, stylized, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: kids, date night, family outing, chick flick, preschoolers
Plot: princess, imaginary kingdom, true love, good versus evil, prince, witch, rescue, parallel world, love and romance, magical, queen, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 3K
$9.99 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Australia, Israel
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Have you ever wondered "What is the meaning of life? Why do we exist?" The answer to this vexing question is now within your reach! You'll find it in a small yet amazing booklet, which will explain, in easy to follow, simple terms ...
Style: surreal, humorous, gloomy, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: social misfits, society, introspection, human nature, self discovery, hopes, loneliness, suicide, break up, male nudity, father son relationship, piggy bank ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, san francisco, israel, new orleans, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.6
 177
The Scarecrow (2000)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Animated musical fantasy about a scarecrow that saves an orphaned girl from the evil clutches of a maniacal count. Brought to life through magic and love, and aided by his two sidekicks -- a cantankerous mouse and a flying broom -- he's willing ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, humorous, exciting, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family, escapades, fish out of water, friends, wizards and magicians, rivalry, negligence, hip hop, rescue, orphan, romance, contests and competitions ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Franklin and the Turtle Lake Treasure (2006)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When his Granny comes down with a mysterious ailment, Franklin and his friends must search for the treasure of Turtle Lake. This is said to be a talisman that can cure the illness.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: turtle, friends, lake or river, disorder, family life, heroes, orphan, adventurer, danger, youth, wizards and magicians, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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