Movies like Shrek 2

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Shrek 2 (2004)
 7.2
 376K
Shrek 2 (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shrek, Fiona and Donkey set off to Far, Far Away to meet Fiona's mother and father. But not everyone is happy. Shrek and the King find it hard to get along, and there's tension in the marriage. The fairy godmother discovers that Shrek has married Fiona instead of her Son Prince Charming and sets about destroying their marriage.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, feel good, exciting, witty, funny, light, clever, sentimental, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: transformation, princess, dragon, odd couple, prince, good versus evil, magic, adventure, ogre, family, friendship, queen, teamwork, talking animals, cat, king, true love, rivalry, fairy, animals, kingdom, honeymoon, donkey, parody, secret ...
Place: dungeon

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Most similar movies to Shrek 2

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out fairy tale, humorous, feel good and clever films with plots about adventure, family, mentor, dialogue, catastrophe, friendship and animals mostly in Animation, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Shrek 2: Shrek (2001), Shrek the Third (2007), Shrek Forever After (2010), Shrek the Halls (2007), Brave (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.9
 554K
Shrek (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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, witty, surprise ending, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dragon, princess, opposites attract, reluctant partners, swamp, friendship, save the princess, love and romance, ogre, adventure, odd couple, daring rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.1
 251K
Shrek the Third (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The King of Far Far Away has died and Shrek and Fiona are to become King & Queen. However, Shrek wants to return to his cozy swamp and live in peace and quiet, so when he finds out there is another heir to the throne, they set off to bring ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, feel good, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: prince, dragon, imaginary kingdom, cat, rescue, funeral, queen, princess, shipwreck, ship, donkey, ogre ...
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Shrek Forever After (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A bored and domesticated Shrek pacts with deal-maker Rumpelstiltskin to get back to feeling like a real ogre again, but when he's duped and sent to a twisted version of Far Far Away—where Rumpelstiltskin is king, ogres are hunted, and he and ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: kids, teens, date night, family outing, pre-teens ...
Plot: cat, dragon, queen, princess, friendship, villain, deal, ogre, magical, midlife crisis, family, adventure ...
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Shrek the Halls (2007)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: The Christmas tree isn't the only thing green in this new holiday classic. Shrek is back and trying to get into the spirit of the season. After promising Fiona and the kids a Christmas they'll remember, he is forced to take a crash course ...
Style: humorous, fairy tale, exciting, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: holiday, friendship, donkey, cat, christmas tree, family, ghost, fish out of water, odd couple, gang, rivalry, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.1
 334K
Brave (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Brave is set in the mystical Scottish Highlands, where Mérida is the princess of a kingdom ruled by King Fergus and Queen Elinor. An unruly daughter and an accomplished archer, Mérida one day defies a sacred custom of the land and inadvertently ...
Style: humorous, light, fairy tale, touching, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: princess, magical, royal family, bear, disney, curses spells and rituals, witch, queen, rebellious daughter, bravery, archery, kingdom ...
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 462K
Toy Story 2 (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Andy heads off to Cowboy Camp, leaving his toys to their own devices. Things shift into high gear when an obsessive toy collector named Al McWhiggen, owner of Al's Toy Barn kidnaps Woody. Andy's toys mount a daring rescue mission, Buzz ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, collector, teamwork, greed, toys, escape, villain, theft, airplane, toy comes to life, objects come to life, adventure ...
Time: 1990s
Place: mine, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Magic Sword: Quest for Camelot (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: During the times of King Arthur, Kayley is a brave girl who dreams of following her late father as a Knight of the Round Table. The evil Ruber wants to invade Camelot and take the throne of King Arthur, and Kayley has to stop him.
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dragon, king arthur, good versus evil, camelot, adventure, knight, royal family, heroic mission, rescue, young heroes, escapades, legends and myths ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: mermaid, prince, princess, witch, first love, imaginary kingdom, spell, good versus evil, magic, fish out of water, disney, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 1830s, 19th century
Place: caribbean, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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, family outing, date night, chick flick, preschoolers
Plot: princess, good versus evil, prince, true love, imaginary kingdom, magical, witch, rescue, parallel world, love and romance, queen, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.6
 218K
Mulan (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A tomboyish girl disguises herself as a young man so she can fight with the Imperial Chinese Army against the invading Huns. With help from wise-cracking dragon Mushu, Mulan just might save her country -- and win the heart of handsome Captain Li ...
Style: captivating, feel good, humorous, touching, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, chick flick
Plot: dragon, good versus evil, adventure, princess, female protagonist, cross dressing, friendship, human spirit, hidden identity, emperor, horse, female warrior ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, ancient china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.5
 510K
Frozen (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Young princess Anna of Arendelle dreams about finding true love at her sister Elsa’s coronation. Fate takes her on a dangerous journey in an attempt to end the eternal winter that has fallen over the kingdom. She's accompanied by ice delivery ...
Style: touching, feel good, exciting, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: princess, adventure, family, magical, royal family, queen, prince, supernatural ability, snow, good versus evil, family relations, imaginary kingdom ...
Place: europe, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.0
 314K
Aladdin (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Princess Jasmine grows tired of being forced to remain in the palace, so she sneaks out into the marketplace, in disguise, where she meets street-urchin Aladdin. The couple falls in love, although Jasmine may only marry a prince. After being ...
Style: feel good, humorous, fairy tale, sweet, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: genie, princess, desert, unlikely couple, love, adventure, friendship, magic, good versus evil, disney, first love, family ...
Time: 18th century
Place: middle east, saudi arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: not serious, humorous, fairy tale, feel good, awful ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, family outing, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, cinderella story, princess, friendship, friends, good versus evil, parody, imaginary, love and romance, danger, heroes, prince ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.5
 395K
Ice Age (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
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: humorous, touching, sentimental, sweet, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, date night, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, rescue, friendship, ice, family, caveman, life risking, bonding, odd couple, squirrel, creature, iceberg ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, prehistory, prehistoric
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, magical, fall in love, adventure, human becomes animal, prince, wizards and magicians, transformation, firefly, love and romance ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 132K
Puss in Boots (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Long before he even met Shrek, the notorious fighter, lover and outlaw Puss in Boots becomes a hero when he sets off on an adventure with the tough and street smart Kitty Softpaws and the mastermind Humpty Dumpty to save his town. This is the true ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, exciting, light, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, cat, friendship, talking cat, escapades, save the day, good versus evil, treasure hunt, talking animals, magic, happy ending ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.1
 728K
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Sullivan and Mike Wazowski are monsters, they earn their living scaring children and are the best in the business... even though they're more afraid of the children than they are of them. When a child accidentally enters their world, ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, sweet, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, date night, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, fear, monster, rivalry, imaginary, invisibility, adventure, kidnapping, villain, fish out of water, odd couple, cheating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Swan Princess (1994)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The beautiful princess Odette is transformed into a swan by an evil sorcerer's spell. Held captive at an enchanted lake, she befriends Jean-Bob the frog, Speed the turtle and Puffin the bird. Despite their struggle to keep the princess safe, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, fairy tale, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: princess, curses spells and rituals, rescue, swan, spell, romance, family, friends, danger, fall in love, love and romance, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Emperor's New Groove (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Kuzco is a self-centered emperor who summons Pacha from a village and to tell him that his home will be destroyed to make room for Kuzco's new summer home. Kuzco's advisor, Yzma, tries to poison Kuzco and accidentally turns him into a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, witty, exciting ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: emperor, disney, friendship, llama, change of heart, family, adventure, good versus evil, escapades, rescue, partners, young heroes ...
Time: ancient history, 15th century
Place: latin america, peru, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Flight of Dragons (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The realm of magic is being threatened by the realm of logic, so Carolinus, the green wizard decides to shield it for all time. Ommedon, the evil red wizard, stands in his way. Carolinus then calls for a quest that is to be led by a man named Peter ...
Style: stylized, epic, semi serious, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, good versus evil, friendship, time travel, knight, fish out of water, adventure, master villain, escapades, imaginary, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom ...
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Horton Hears a Who! (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: One day, Horton the elephant hears a cry from help coming from a speck of dust. Even though he can't see anyone on the speck, he decides to help it. As it turns out, the speck of dust is home to the Whos, who live in their city of Whoville. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, colourful, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, toddlers
Plot: jungle, friendship, adventure, elephant, rescue, determination, family, friends, fantasy world, goofy hero, save the day, heroic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 50K
The Boxtrolls (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orphaned boy raised by underground creatures called Boxtrolls comes up from the sewers and out of his box to save his family and the town from the evil exterminator, Archibald Snatcher.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, colourful, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, fantasy world, friendship, adventure, family, young heroes, danger, fish out of water, escapades, disorder, prejudice, steampunk ...
Time: victorian
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.6
 101K
Flushed Away (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: boat, getting home, frog, friendship, heroic mission, mouse, rivalry, disorder, lifestyle change, fish out of water, danger, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london, tower bridge london, buckingham palace
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The Book of Life (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must ...
Style: exciting, humorous, touching, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, true love, escapades, fall in love, hopes, destiny, bullfighting, life & death, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, love and romance, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Arthur and the Invisibles (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Arthur is a spirited ten-year old whose parents are away looking for work, whose eccentric grandfather has been missing for several years, and who lives with his grandmother in a country house that, in two days, will be repossessed, torn down, and ...
Style: feel good, exciting, stylized, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: fairy, family, fantasy world, young heroes, imaginary, friendship, heroes, treasure, disappearance, family relations, good versus evil, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: dungeon, africa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Return of Jafar (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: The evil Jafar escapes from the magic lamp as an all-powerful genie, ready to plot his revenge against Aladdin. From battling elusive villains atop winged horses, to dodging flames inside an exploding lava pit, it's up to Aladdin - with ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, genie, good versus evil, revenge, family, adventure, vengeance, hopes, escapades, young heroes, imaginary, heroes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.9
 10K
Tinker Bell (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Journey into the secret world of Pixie Hollow and hear Tinker Bell speak for the very first time as the astonishing story of Disney's most famous fairy is finally revealed in the all-new motion picture "Tinker Bell."
Style: sweet, fairy tale, entertaining, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: fairy, friendship, imaginary kingdom, adventure, female protagonist, good versus evil, young heroes, talent, self discovery, kingdom, nature, magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.8
 300K
The Lego Movie (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Denmark, Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An ordinary Lego mini-figure, mistakenly thought to be the extraordinary MasterBuilder, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil Lego tyrant from gluing the universe together.
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, not serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: toys, save the world, lego, adventure, friendship, prophecy, creativity, heroic mission, family, chosen one, teamwork, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Cat Returns (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Haru, a schoolgirl bored by her ordinary routine, saves the life of an unusual cat and suddenly her world is transformed beyond anything she ever imagined. The Cat King rewards her good deed with a flurry of presents, including a very shocking ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, fairy tale, colourful ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: cat, imaginary kingdom, mouse, crow, grass, tower, chase, sword fight, talking cat, human animal relationship, prince, adventure ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale, harsh ...
Audience: teens, kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: princess, cinderella story, family, fairy, magic, anthropomorphism, anthology, baker, cartoon mouse, fairy godmother, romance, true love ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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