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: 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, cinderella
Place: new york

Most similar movies to Year of the Fish

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about family, love and romance, romance, escapades, friends, adventure and hopes 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), 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: serious, uplifting, emotional, gloomy, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, immigrants, love affair, love and romance, family problems, misfit, young lovers, urban, family relations, fall in love, human spirit, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ 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, cinderella story, fish out of water, danger, disorder, fall in love, love and romance, imaginary kingdom, escapades, imaginary, princess ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.4
 240
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: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale
Audience: date night, kids, family outing
Plot: society, true love, social differences, hopes, love and romance, imaginary kingdom, against the odds, royal family, godparent, family relations, life turned upside down, palaces castles and temples ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, fairy tale, harsh ...
Audience: teens, preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: cinderella story, princess, family, fairy, magic, anthropomorphism, cartoon mouse, baker, anthology, fairy godmother, cinderella, romance ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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: semi serious, feel good, exciting, fairy tale
Audience: family outing
Plot: good versus evil, rivalry, rescue, palaces castles and temples, wizards and magicians, royal family, true love, cinderella story, family, supernatural, danger, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: exciting, semi serious, feel good, stylized, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: fairy, barbie, obsessive quest, imaginary, wizards and magicians, family relations, school, siblings relations, romance, magic, fake identity, ritual ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: semi serious, humorous, exciting, touching, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: village, imaginary, family, young heroes, hopes, adventure, escapades, village life, fish out of water, imaginary kingdom, unfulfilled love, wish come true ...
⇓ 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: semi serious, touching, feel good
Plot: hunchback, social misfits, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, love affair, family, love and romance, escapades, misfit, danger, friendship, 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: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: heroes, heroic mission, romance, adventure, fall in love, ancient mystery, mischievous children, young heroes, love and romance, friendship, rescue, orphan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: feel good, touching, humorous, fairy tale, thought provoking ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, monster, friends, love and romance, misfit, friendship, social misfits, transformation, music, unfulfilled love, partners, buddies ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century, 2010s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: light, feel good, fairy tale, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: mermaid, prince, princess, disney, witch, imaginary kingdom, first love, good versus evil, magic, fish out of water, father daughter relationship, love ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: denmark, caribbean
⇓ 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: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: disney, kidnapping, fairy, family, adventure, hopes, supernatural ability, love and romance, heroes, getting home, rescue, danger ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The King and the Mockingbird (1952)
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: sentimental, offbeat, feel good, surreal, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, woman in danger, youth, forbidden love, rivalry, lovers apart, heroes, love and romance, family, corrupted ruler, lovers on the run ...
Time: renaissance
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, feel good, romantic, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night, preschoolers
Plot: beast, opposites attract, love and romance, prince, fall in love, disney, princess, imaginary, rose, power of love, young lovers, stockholm syndrome ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: touching, feel good, exciting, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: puppet, mischievous children, escapades, family, youth, wizards and magicians, friends, family relations, disorder, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals, wish come true ...
⇓ 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, humorous, fairy tale, touching, witty ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: princess, cinderella story, family, prince, human becomes animal, magical, adventure, love and romance, fall in love, wizards and magicians, transformation, firefly ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.7
 372K
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: feel good, humorous, captivating, fairy tale, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: princess, disney, follow your dream, adventure, unlikely couple, horse, love and romance, imaginary kingdom, family, fall in love, young lovers, couples ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: friendship, holiday, gift, valentine's day, looking for love, animal life, pets, disorder, family relations, friends, youth, underdog ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 4.3
 11K
Fat Albert (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An obese boy named Fat Albert and his friends Rudy, Mushmouth, Bill, Dumb Donald, Russell, and Weird Harold, pulls into trouble when they "fall" out of their TV world into the real world, where Fat Albert tries to help a young girl, Doris, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, teens, date night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fish out of water, friendship, family, misfit, fall in love, teenage life, mischievous children, disorder, buddies, youth, dream girl, school ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania, los angeles
⇓ 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: gloomy, touching, realistic, rough, serious ...
Plot: sexual abuse, life is a bitch, manipulations, fall in love, romance, gender, misfit, young lovers, youth, coldhearted, drugs/alcohol, coming of age ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious, psychedelic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dog, outcast, family, adventure, escapades, heroes, social misfits, misfit, society, rejection, friends, youth ...
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, entertaining, light, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, wish come true, animal life, hopes, christmas tree, christmas eve, following a dream, help, kindness, winter, holiday, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, atmospheric, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: cinderella story, prince, fairy, true love, fairy godmother, magic, family, switching roles, curses spells and rituals, cons and scams, imaginary, lovers apart ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: feel good, semi serious, fairy tale, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, teens
Plot: cinderella story, barbie, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, love and romance, imaginary, adventure, rescue, imaginary kingdom, friendship, objects come to life, ballet ...
Place: london, england, usa, new york, europe ...
⇓ 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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, christmas special
Audience: family outing
Plot: wish come true, escapades, save the day, parents and children, youth, in the woods, family relations, animal life, family, hopes, holiday, santa claus ...
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, light, captivating, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, danger, curses spells and rituals, adventure, hopes, escapades, legends and myths, true love, wizards and magicians, love and romance, barbie, family ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.1
 136
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, psychedelic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: reincarnation, journalism, friends, animal life, womanizer, getting home, mischievous children, hopes, love and romance, artists and showbiz, romance, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 167K
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: romantic, humorous, fairy tale, stylized, sweet ...
Audience: kids, date night, family outing, chick flick, preschoolers
Plot: princess, good versus evil, true love, prince, magical, imaginary kingdom, rescue, witch, parallel world, love and romance, disney, queen ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 3K
$9.99 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Israel, Australia
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, touching, gloomy, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: human nature, society, social misfits, hopes, self discovery, introspection, loneliness, suicide, male nudity, break up, father son relationship, piggy bank ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, san francisco, israel, new orleans, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Barbie: Princess Charm School (2011)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Barbie stars as Blair Willows, a kind-hearted girl who is chosen to attend Princess Charm School: a magical, modern place that teaches dancing, how to have tea parties, and proper princess manners. Blair loves her classes -- as well as the helpful ...
Style: feel good, colourful, entertaining, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, school, princess, wizards and magicians, friends, follow your dream, barbie, imaginary, youth, family, barbie doll
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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