Movies like Rango

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Rango (2011)
 7.2
 257K
Rango (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA
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, heroic ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: desert, adventure, identity crisis, friendship, sheriff, chase, heroic mission, talking animals, lizard, gunfight, cowboy, save the day, peril, disorder, criminal, duel, robbery, friends, misfit, villain, escapades, lifestyle change, threat, fish out of water, heroes ...
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, entertaining, sweet and clever films with plots about family, computer animation, animals, adventure, storytelling, mentor and dialogue mostly in Adventure, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like Rango: Cars (2006), Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009), Happily N'Ever After (2006), Over the Hedge (2006), Flushed Away (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
 405K
Cars (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, 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, feel good, humorous, light, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, car, car race, desert, disney, small town, small town life, mentor, adventure, social relations, happy ending, gas station ...
Time: 20th century, 2000s, 50s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, humorous, not serious, talky, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, fox, anthropomorphic animal, anthropomorphism, unlikely partners, heroic mission, evil, partners, dishonesty, thief, resourceful, village life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Happily N'Ever After (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK, Australia, Japan
Duration: 87 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, humorous, not serious, feel good, parody ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, friendship, good versus evil, friends, cinderella story, heroes, disorder, love and romance, reluctant partners, save the day, rivalry, wizards ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 172K
Over the Hedge (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
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: humorous, exciting, funny, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, adventure, squirrel, heroic mission, rescue, family, forest, cons and scams, fish out of water, animal life, leader, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 6.6
 123K
Flushed Away (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: UK, USA
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: exciting, humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, boat, getting home, pets, friendship, heroic mission, disorder, lifestyle change, rivalry, fish out of water, escapades, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe, buckingham palace, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.7
 28K
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: talking animals, squirrel, friendship, family, animals, heist, crime gone awry, friends, unlikely partners, fish out of water, chase, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 50s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 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, mystical, exciting, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, pirate, sinbad, mythology, heroes, adventurer, treasure hunt, chase, good versus evil, friendship, treasure, daring rescue ...
Time: ancient times, middle ages, 8th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, penguins, adventure, animals, animal life, espionage, rescue, spy, friendship, buddies, silly humor, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: madagascar, new york, shanghai, venice, antarctica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.4
 231K
The Lone Ranger (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Texas Rangers chase down a gang of outlaws led by Butch Cavendish, but the gang ambushes the Rangers, seemingly killing them all. One survivor is found, however, by an American Indian named Tonto, who nurses him back to health. The Ranger, ...
Style: buddy comedy, exciting, humorous, semi serious, scenic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: horse, native american, texas ranger, adventure, escape, indians, good versus evil, escapades, cowboy, lawyer, vengeance, fighting crime ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1860s, 1930s, year 1933
Place: texas, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Rise of the Guardians (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
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, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: fairy, good versus evil, christmas, childhood, adventure, holiday, legends and myths, belief, santa claus, friendship, dreams, save the world ...
Place: new york, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 110K
The Lorax (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, France
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: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: disney, tree, childhood, friendship, deforestation, environmentalism, obsessive quest, greed, family, young heroes, adventure, chase ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Simpsons Movie (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After Homer accidentally pollutes the town's water supply, Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the Simpsons are declared fugitives.
Style: funny, humorous, satirical, absurd, clever ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: goofy hero, adventure, bomb, save the day, eccentric family, parents and children, president, snow, contamination, irresponsible, heroic mission, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2007
Place: alaska, usa, oregon, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world.
Style: humorous, stylized, sweet, light, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens
Plot: talking animals, family, animal life, adventure, pirate, friendship, unlikely partners, animals, parents and children, getting home, natural disaster, partners ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.1
 158K
Bee Movie (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Barry B. Benson, a bee who has just graduated from college, is disillusioned at his lone career choice: making honey. On a special trip outside the hive, Barry's life is saved by Vanessa, a florist in New York City. As their relationship ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, absurd ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: unlikely friendships, animal life, bee, beehive, family, individualism, culture clash, adventure, fighting the system, flower shop, friendship, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2007
Place: new york, usa, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 5.1
 59K
Cats & Dogs (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a professor develops a vaccine that eliminates human allergies to dogs, he unwittingly upsets the fragile balance of power between cats and dogs and touches off an epic battle for pet supremacy. The fur flies as the feline faction, led by Mr. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: family, pets, talking animals, dog, heroes, secret agents, rivalry, chase, rescue, good versus evil, goofy hero, adventure ...
Place: egypt, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The ongoing war between the canine and feline species is put on hold when they join forces to thwart a rogue cat spy with her own sinister plans for conquest.
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, dog, adventure, secret agents, good versus evil, rivalry, espionage, vengeance, heroic mission, family, save the world, secret service ...
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Times are changing for Manny the moody mammoth, Sid the motor mouthed sloth and Diego the crafty saber-toothed tiger. Life heats up for our heroes when they meet some new and none-too-friendly neighbors – the mighty dinosaurs.
Style: humorous, touching, not serious, exciting, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, talking animals, adventure, jungle, animal life, rescue, birth, friendship, ice age, family, parenthood, buddies ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Diego, Manny and Sid return in this sequel to the hit animated movie Ice Age. This time around, the deep freeze is over, and the ice-covered earth is starting to melt, which will destroy the trio's cherished valley. The impending disaster ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, touching, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, global warming, animals, creature, mammoth, iceberg, friendship, dinosaur, ice age, adventure, extinction, teamwork ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Beethoven's 5th (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When Sara takes Beethoven to spend summer vacation with wacky Uncle Freddie in an old mining town, the mischievous canine "digs up" the missing clue to a legendary hidden fortune of Rita and Moe ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, dog, family life, friendship, friends, family, best friends, chase, partners, escapades, youth, odd couple ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.4
 31K
Kangaroo Jack (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two childhood friends, a New York hairstylist and a wanna-be musician, get mixed-up with the mob and are forced to deliver $50,000 to Australia, but things go all wrong when the money is lost to a wild kangaroo.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, chase, kangaroo, adventure, desert, escapades, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, bully, cons and scams, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002
Place: australia, new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: As a wild stallion travels across the frontiers of the Old West, he befriends a young human and finds true love with a mare.
Style: touching, inspirational, feel good, sentimental, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, girls' night
Plot: horse, family, wild horse, friendship, freedom, talking animals, adventure, rescue, wildlife, animal life, getting home, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.2
 1.0M
Finding Nemo (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nemo, an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken from his Great Barrier Reef home to a dentist's office aquarium. It's up to his worrisome father Marlin and a friendly but forgetful fish Dory to bring Nemo home -- meeting ...
Style: feel good, sweet, humorous, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, adventure, talking animals, family, animals, shark, friends, courage, rescue, odd couple, memory loss, freedom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: pacific ocean, new south wales, australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.8
 39K
The Ant Bully (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fed up with being targeted by the neighborhood bully, 10-year-old Lucas Nickle vents his frustrations on the anthill in his front yard ... until the insects shrink him to the size of a bug with a magic elixir. Convicted of "crimes against the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: bully, friendship, rescue, ant, adventure, family, self discovery, vengeance, animal life, superior, siblings relations, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 8.3
 1.0M
Up (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, 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, sweet, exciting, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: unlikely friendships, adventure, loneliness, follow your dream, talking animals, family, friendship, journey, obsessive quest, dog, hopes, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, south america, venezuela, mount everest
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.3
 962K
Toy Story (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Led by Woody, Andy's toys live happily in his room until Andy's birthday brings Buzz Lightyear onto the scene. Afraid of losing his place in Andy's heart, Woody plots against Buzz. But when circumstances separate Buzz and Woody from ...
Style: touching, exciting, humorous, stylized, witty ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, toys, adventure, rescue, friends, disney, jealousy, family, rivalry, teamwork, bad guy, foe turned friend ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.8
 447K
Big Hero 6 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, 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, feel good, touching, entertaining, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, robot, superhero, disney, heroes, young heroes, androids and robots, boy genius, child prodigy, adventure, friends, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: san francisco, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.6
 116K
Spy Kids (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Carmen and Juni think their parents are boring. Little do they know that in their day, Gregorio and Ingrid Cortez were the top secret agents from their respective countries. They gave up that life to raise their children. Now, the disappearances of ...
Style: exciting, humorous, light, colourful, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: young heroes, adventure, secret agents, children, child spy, spy, heroic mission, good versus evil, rescue, kidnapping, fantasy world, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Reef 2: High Tide (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Trained in the skills of sea power, Pi the fish can fight a shark, sink a squid or batter any random predator that ever threatens his friends and neighbors on the reef. Unfortunately, being the only hero in town can take its toll, especially when a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, feel good, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, dangerous animal, friendship, escapades, family, disorder, friends, dishonesty, save the day, heroes, righting the wronged, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.5
 23K
Valiant (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Set in 1944, Valiant is a woodland pigeon who wants to become a great hero someday. When he hears they are hiring recruits for the Royal Homing Pigeon Service, he immediately sets out for London. On the way, he meets a smelly but friendly pigeon ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, adventure, hopes, heroic mission, human spirit, escapades, against the odds, world war two, war, animals, rescue, anthropomorphic animal ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: england, london, france, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.9
 659K
Shrek (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot -- a ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, parody, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, princess, friendship, dragon, adventure, love and romance, magical, imaginary kingdom, swamp, anthropomorphism, reluctant partners, magic ...
Time: middle ages, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%