Movies like Rango

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Rango (2011)
 7.2
 242K
Rango (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Rango, a lost family pet, accidentally winds up in the gritty, gun-slinging town of Dirt, the less-than-courageous lizard suddenly finds he stands out. Welcomed as the last hope the town has been waiting for, new Sheriff Rango is forced to play his new role to the hilt.
Style: witty, humorous, light, road movie, surreal, funny, colourful, entertaining, thought provoking, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: desert, adventure, identity crisis, sheriff, gunfight, friendship, chase, duel, heroic mission, save the day, disorder, criminal, outlaw, robbery, lizard, cowboy, anti heroes, friends, misfit, villain, threat, danger, escapades, fish out of water, peril ...
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas

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Most similar movies to Rango

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, clever, entertaining and sweet films with plots about family, adventure, computer animation, friendship, escapades, redemption and storytelling mostly in Animation, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Rango: Flushed Away (2006), Madagascar (2005), Cars (2006), Happily N'Ever After (2006), The Lorax (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 116K
Flushed Away (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Australia, France, Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: London high-society mouse, Roddy is flushed down the toilet by Sid, a common sewer rat. Hang on for a madcap adventure deep in the sewer bowels of Ratropolis, where Roddy meets the resourceful Rita, the rodent-hating Toad and his faithful thugs, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: boat, talking animals, getting home, pets, friendship, heroic mission, rivalry, disorder, lifestyle change, fish out of water, rescue, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: england, london, europe, buckingham palace, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.9
 373K
Madagascar (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Alex the lion is the king of the urban jungle, the main attraction at New York's Central Park Zoo. He and his best friends -- Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo -- have spent their whole lives in blissful captivity before ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, witty, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, lion, talking animals, jungle, journey, island, escape, adventure, rescue, animals, zebra, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madagascar, africa, antarctica, new york, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 377K
Cars (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Lightning McQueen, a hotshot rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life is about the journey, not the finish line, when he finds himself unexpectedly detoured in the sleepy Route 66 town of Radiator Springs. On route across the country ...
Style: exciting, light, humorous, feel good, odd ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, car race, car, disney, small town, desert, small town life, social relations, desire for fame, happy ending, adventure, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 ⇓
100%
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 6.4
 101K
The Lorax (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.
Style: feel good, entertaining, fairy tale, colourful, humorous ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: disney, tree, family, childhood, friendship, deforestation, environmentalism, obsessive quest, talking animals, computer animation, greed, justice ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
75%
 6.7
 162K
Over the Hedge (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating – and learns a lesson about family himself.
Style: exciting, humorous, funny, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, squirrel, adventure, animal life, rescue, heroic mission, suburbs, fight back, fish out of water, cons and scams, leader, turtle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the disastrous food storm in the first film, Flint and his friends are forced to leave the town. Flint accepts the invitation from his idol Chester V to join The Live Corp Company, which has been tasked to clean the island, and where the best ...
Style: feel good, exciting, colourful, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: scientist, adventure, inventor, friendship, food, technology gone awry, danger, chaos and mayhem, island, save the day, family, computer animation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.7
 386K
Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Wreck-It Ralph is the 9-foot-tall, 643-pound villain of an arcade video game named Fix-It Felix Jr., in which the game's titular hero fixes buildings that Ralph destroys. Wanting to prove he can be a good guy and not just a villain, Ralph ...
Style: sweet, not serious, humorous, touching, 3d animation ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: obsessive quest, imaginary, adventure, heroes, villain, car race, nothing goes right, escapades, misfit, goofy hero, danger, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 80s, 1990s ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 148K
Antz (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In this animated hit, a neurotic worker ant in love with a rebellious princess rises to unlikely stardom when he switches places with a soldier. Signing up to march in a parade, he ends up under the command of a bloodthirsty general. But he's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, light, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fighting the system, heroes, ant, princess, rebellion, misfit, worker, soldier, adventure, friends, computer animation, queen ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 449K
Ice Age (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: With the impending ice age almost upon them, a mismatched trio of prehistoric critters – Manny the woolly mammoth, Diego the saber-toothed tiger and Sid the giant sloth – find an orphaned infant and decide to return it to its human parents. ...
Style: road movie, touching, feel good, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: talking animals, friendship, unlikely friendships, rescue, adventure, journey, family, caveman, animal life, life risking, creature, odd couple ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory, prehistoric
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
100%
Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The sailor of legend is framed by the goddess Eris for the theft of the Book of Peace, and must travel to her realm at the end of the world to retrieve it and save the life of his childhood friend Prince Proteus.
Style: feel good, exciting, semi serious, psychotronic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, pirate, disney, chase, goddess, danger, rivalry, mythology, sinbad, prince, good versus evil, sailor ...
Time: ancient times, middle ages, 8th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Home on the Range (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: When a greedy outlaw schemes to take possession of the "Patch Of Heaven" dairy farm, three determined cows, a karate-kicking stallion and a colorful corral of critters join forces to save their home. The stakes are sky-high as this ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, 2d animation ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: farm, adventure, cow, friendship, disney, animal life, rescue, escapades, danger, rivalry, martial arts, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 259K
Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five - Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey. But Po’s new life of awesomeness is threatened by the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, psychotronic, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, adventure, master warrior, martial arts, goofy hero, danger, mentor, chosen one, family, kung fu, evil, threat ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Fantastic Mr. Fox bored with his current life, plans a heist against the three local farmers. The farmers, tired of sharing their chickens with the sly fox, seek revenge against him and his family.
Style: fairy tale, whimsical, humorous, not serious, talky ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fox, talking animals, anthropomorphic animal, heroic mission, evil, partners, unlikely partners, dishonesty, danger, animal life, anthropomorphism, thief ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 24K
The Wild (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An adolescent lion is accidentally shipped from the New York Zoo to Africa. Now running free, his zoo pals must put aside their differences to help bring him back.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: adventure, lion, zoo, jungle, disney, fish out of water, survival, rescue, family, talking animals, friendship, dangerous animal ...
Place: africa, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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%
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Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Animal pals Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria are still trying to make it back to New York's Central Park Zoo. They are forced to take a detour to Europe to find the penguins and chimps who broke the bank at a Monte Carlo casino. When French ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, circus, zebra, friendship, animals, lion, getting home, penguins, zoo, hippopotamus, giraffe, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madagascar, europe, atlantic ocean, africa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Rise of the Guardians (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs and imagination of children all over the world.
Style: exciting, touching, witty, fairy tale, colourful ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, girls' night
Plot: fairy, good versus evil, christmas, childhood, adventure, friendship, legends and myths, holiday, belief, santa claus, imaginary, dreams ...
Place: st. petersburg russia, new york, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Animals United (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of animals waiting for the annual flood they rely on for food and water discover that the humans, who have been destroying their habitats have built a dam for a leisure resort. The animals endeavour to save the delta and send a message to ...
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining, touching
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: animal life, animals, heroes, save the day, obsessive quest, heroic mission, friendship, partners, animal, escapades, wilderness, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Lion King 1 1/2 (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Timon the meerkat and Pumbaa the warthog are best pals and the unsung heroes of the African savanna. This prequel to the smash Disney animated adventure takes you back -- way back -- before Simba's adventure began. You'll find out all ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, rescue, lion, friendship, good versus evil, adventure, jungle, family, coming of age, young heroes, orphan, misfit ...
Time: 2000s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.2
 953K
Up (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Carl Fredricksen spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. But at age 78, life seems to have passed him by, until a twist of fate (and a persistent 8-year old Wilderness Explorer named Russell) gives ...
Style: feel good, exciting, touching, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, loneliness, unlikely friendships, family, follow your dream, journey, dog, friendship, obsessive quest, friends, talking animals, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, south america, mount everest, venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 5.8
 7K
Zambezia (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Set in a bustling bird city on the edge of the majestic Victoria Falls, "Zambezia" is the story of Kai - a naïve, but high-spirited young falcon who travels to the bird city of "Zambezia" where he discovers the truth about his ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, sincere, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: animal life, adventure, bird, teaching the ways of the world, escapades, heroes, friends, danger, wilderness, family, save the day, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 ⇓
30%
Clifford's Really Big Movie (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Clifford overhears Mr. Bleakman say that feeding him must cost a lot of money. A carnival act called "Larry's Amazing Animals" has just been in town, and the animals in the show told Clifford about an animal contest with a prize of a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: odd couple, adventure, animal life, friendship, best friends, rescue, fish out of water, pets, danger, mischievous children, buddies, cartoon dog ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, South Korea, Australia, Spain
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: surreal, not serious, humorous, captivating, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: anthropomorphic animal, adventure, superhero, underwater, underwater scene, pirate, fish out of water, ocean, best friends, good versus evil, goofy hero, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: pacific ocean, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes.
Style: entertaining, funny, light, colourful, sweet ...
Audience: kids
Plot: dog, talking animals, animals, cat, chihuahua, disney, chase, rabbit, friendship, children, adventure, anthropomorphism ...
Place: manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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 ⇓
30%
 4.6
 2K
Donkey X (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The donkey, Rucio, tells the true story of Don Quixote and defends the idea that he wasn't insane, but a very intelligent, passionate and enthusiastic fellow.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: donkey, friendship, adventure, heroes, partners, rivalry, animal life, disorder, escapades, friends, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: 16th century
Place: spain, europe, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%