Movies like Year of the Fish

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Year of the Fish (2007)
 6.3
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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, touching, feel good, surreal, semi serious, twists and turns, sentimental, realistic, folk tale
Plot: cinderella story, wish come true, follow your dream, social differences, romance, family relations, love and romance, hopes, society, working class, bittersweet, chinese, massage parlor, new year, misfit, wizards and magicians, social misfits, immigrants, computer animation, chinatown, cinderella, chinatown manhattan new york city
Place: new york

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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, love and romance, hopes, family relations, escapades, friendship and friends mostly in Animation, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Year of the Fish: Around June (2008), The Little Mermaid (1992), Cinderella (1994), Sleeping Beauty (1995), Cinderella 3: A Twist in Time (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.0
 159
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, serious, emotional, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, self discovery, love affair, human spirit, youth, love and romance, immigrants, parents and children, fall in love, young lovers, hopes, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ 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, feel good, touching, uplifting, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: mermaid, underwater scene, underwater, danger, love and romance, escapades, disorder, fall in love, fish out of water, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, princess ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Cinderella II: Dreams Come True (2001)
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: anthology, fairy tale, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: cinderella story, cinderella, magic, princess, family, cartoon mouse, anthropomorphism, fairy godmother, fairy, race against time, adventure, romance ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.5
 288
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: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, feel good, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, date night, kids
Plot: society, love and romance, rivalry, romance, against the odds, wish come true, fall in love, royal family, social differences, true love, life turned upside down, godparent ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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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: touching, feel good, humorous, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: disorder, fish out of water, adventure, imaginary, young heroes, misfit, danger, hopes, youth, family relations, imaginary kingdom, cinderella story ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: fairy tale, semi serious, feel good, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, wish come true, imaginary kingdom, cinderella story, heroic mission, true love, supernatural ability, rivalry, adventure, heroes, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: fairy tale, humorous, feel good, light, touching ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: cinderella story, prince, fairy godmother, true love, magic, love and romance, romance, curses spells and rituals, palaces castles and temples, imaginary, rivalry, fairy ...
Time: 17th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: fairy tale, feel good, touching, romantic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, beast, love and romance, disney, fall in love, princess, imaginary, power of love, prince, magic, stockholm syndrome, magical ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 7.7
 407K
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: fairy tale, feel good, captivating, touching, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: princess, disney, romance, adventure, horse, family, follow your dream, unlikely couple, imaginary kingdom, love and romance, fall in love, queen ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Barbie as Rapunzel (2002)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Long, long ago, in a time of magic and dragons, there lived a girl named Rapunzel who had the most beautiful radiant hair the world had ever seen. But Rapunzel's life was far from wonderful. She lived as a servant to Gothel, a jealous, scheming ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, fairy tale
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: cinderella story, barbie, imaginary kingdom, adventure, good versus evil, heroic mission, rescue, escapades, rivalry, danger, love and romance, imaginary ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Romeo & Juliet: Sealed with a Kiss (2005)
Genre: Animation, Family, Musical, 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: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, fall in love, forbidden love, young heroes, adventure, romance, love and romance, escapades, rescue, life turned upside down, disorder, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: feel good, semi serious, exciting, stylized, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: barbie, fairy, obsessive quest, imaginary, siblings relations, school, family relations, romance, magic, wizards and magicians, male female relationship, fake identity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Aya of Yop City (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Love stories in Yopougon, a neighborhood of the Ivory Coast capital
Style: realistic, captivating, touching, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: youth, society, working class, teenage life, marriage, love and romance, friendship, hopes, multiple storylines, couples, best friends, urban ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, fairy tale, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: princess, cinderella story, prince, family, human becomes animal, fall in love, adventure, curses spells and rituals, transformation, magical, love and romance, imaginary ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1910s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, wish come true, animal life, hopes, christmas eve, help, holiday, winter, escapades, kindness, following a dream, self discovery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: fairy tale, light, feel good, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: princess, prince, mermaid, disney, imaginary kingdom, witch, first love, good versus evil, magic, sea, fish out of water, king ...
Time: 1830s, 19th century, 80s
Place: denmark, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.4
 380
Goat Story (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The film will feature a comedic story about a friendship between the village-boy Kuba and his goat in medieval Prague. In Prague, Kuba falls in love with Máca, a worldly girl. The Goat begins to envy this relationship. Their story intertwines with ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, touching, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: goat, friendship, animal life, family, best friends, escapades, rich and poor, social differences, fall in love, friends, interracial relations, society ...
Time: 21st century, middle ages
Place: prague, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
 177K
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: fairy tale, romantic, feel good, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, kids, family outing, date night, preschoolers ...
Plot: princess, prince, true love, magical, good versus evil, disney, rescue, imaginary kingdom, parallel world, queen, witch, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing, girls' night
Plot: disney, kidnapping, fairy, family, adventure, supernatural ability, rivalry, hopes, danger, love and romance, getting home, friends ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Barbie in the Nutcracker (2001)
Genre: Animation, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: "Barbie" stars as Clara in this animated retelling of the classic Christmas ballet, complete with Tchaikovsky soundtrack and ballet choreography.
Style: fairy tale, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: ballet, barbie, cinderella story, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, love and romance, adventure, imaginary, friendship, rescue, objects come to life, christmas ...
Place: london, new york, europe, england, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Monster in Paris (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music, Romance, Sci-Fi
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, thought provoking, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, love and romance, friendship, friends, misfit, monster, transformation, social misfits, music, obsessive quest, heroes, partners ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century, 2010s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Blood Tea and Red String (2006)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A handmade stop-motion fairy tale for adults that tells the tale of the struggle between the aristocratic White Mice and the rustic Creatures Who Dwell Under the Oak over the doll of their heart's desire.
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, stylized, surreal, puppet animation ...
Plot: imaginary kingdom, obsession, society, escapades, rescue, animal life, fall in love, rich and poor, mouse, doll, cards, obsessive quest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Pinocchio 3000 (2004)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, France, Spain, Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: This is the story of a little robot known as Pinocchio 3000 whose greatest wish is to become a real boy. The year is 3000. Geppetto, with the help of his faithful assistant, Spencer the cyber penguin, and by the holographic fairy Cyberina, creates ...
Style: feel good, touching, futuristic, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: wish come true, androids and robots, computer animation, heroes, a.i., adventure, mischievous children, young heroes, friendship, family relations, youth, hopes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: friendship, gift, holiday, valentine's day, unfulfilled love, fall in love, friends, animal life, disorder, family relations, looking for love, pets ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown (2003)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Linus and Lucy's younger brother Rerun wants a dog for Christmas, and Snoopy's brother Spike may be the answer.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, dog, cartoon dog, family, friendship, disorder, hopes, pets, wish come true, brother sister relationship, brother brother relationship, children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 9K
Bambi II (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Return to the forest and join Bambi as he reunites with his father, The Great Prince, who must now raise the young fawn on his own. But in the adventure of a lifetime, the proud parent discovers there is much he can learn from his spirited young son.
Style: sincere, touching, feel good, emotional, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: deer, friendship, talking animals, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, wilderness, self discovery, in the woods, animals, family relations, friends, forest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, love affair, unfulfilled love, friends, danger, unfulfillment, misfit, love and romance, family, escapades, social misfits ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 123
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: semi serious, touching, humorous, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: puppet, disorder, family relations, friends, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals, miraculous event, wish come true, wizards and magicians, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: humorous, sentimental, clever, witty, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, family, heroes, love and romance, good versus evil, youth, rivalry, forbidden love, woman in danger, lovers apart, imaginary, lovers on the run ...
Time: renaissance
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Whisper of the Heart (1995)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Shizuku lives a simple life, dominated by her love for stories and writing. One day she notices that all the library books she has have been previously checked out by the same person: 'Seiji Amasawa'. Curious as to who he is, Shizuku meets ...
Style: touching, feel good, uplifting, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: follow your dream, teenage love, first love, love and romance, fall in love, love, teenage life, self discovery, cat, high school life, youth, imagination ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, italy, tokyo, europe, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%