Movies like Swan Lake

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Swan Lake (1981)
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Swan Lake (1981)
Original name: 世界名作童話 白鳥の湖
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The hero, Prince Siegfried, is out riding one day with his friends when he spies amidst swans on a lake a particularly eye-catching one with a crown on its head, the familiar Princess ...
Style: fairy tale, touching, gloomy, serious, emotional, stylized, folk tale
Plot: human becomes animal, imaginary kingdom, adventure, family, heroes, true love, romance, wizards and magicians, love and romance, royal family, good versus evil, fall in love, danger, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, escapades, human becoming an animal, rivalry, rescue, woman in danger, palaces castles and temples, save the princess, love, dancing, princess ...
Time: 80s, 20th century

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Most similar movies to Swan Lake

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out fairy tale, feel good, humorous and exciting films with plots about danger, family, escapades, imaginary, adventure, good versus evil and heroes mostly in Animation, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Swan Lake: Sleeping Beauty (1995), Shrek 2 (2004), Frozen (2013), Beauty and the Beast (1991), The Scarecrow (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, feel good, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, wish come true, imaginary kingdom, cinderella story, heroic mission, true love, family, love and romance, heroes, supernatural, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Swan Princess: Escape from Castle Mountain (1997)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: The first wedding anniversary of Princess Odette and Prince Derek is distracted by field fires set by Knuckles. His master Clavius, wants to conquer the world, and he needs to capture a giant orb to do that. Clavius kidnaps Queen Uberta and Odette ...
Style: serious, exciting, feel good
Audience: preschoolers, kids
Plot: princess, imaginary kingdom, kidnapping, heroes, turtle, prince, heroic mission, royal family, family, danger, palaces castles and temples, anniversary ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.2
 434K
Shrek 2 (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
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 ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, parody, witty, not serious ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens, kids, date night
Plot: princess, talking animals, dragon, prince, transformation, adventure, animals, kingdom, computer animation, cat, ogre, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Swan Princess: A Royal Family Tale (2014)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, India, South Korea
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Shortly after the Royal Family adopts a young girl named Alise, she is taken away into the forest. Princess Odette, Derek and their woodland friends, must work together to find a way to bring her home to the castle.
Style: serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: prince, turtle, escapades, danger, rescue, adventurer, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, imaginary, chases and races, chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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The Swan Princess: The Mystery of the Enchanted Treasure (1998)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: The royal couple Odette and Derek face yet another evil magician, this time a woman named Zelda. Lusting for the treasure of the Forbidden Arts, which will give her absolute power, Zelda kidnaps Odette as ransom. Derek and several animal friends ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, serious, sinister
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: princess, rescue, kingdom, good versus evil, sorceress, adventure, danger, rivalry, escapades, royal family, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.4
 589K
Frozen (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Norway
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: fairy tale, feel good, romantic, touching, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: princess, disney, family, adventure, sisters, love and romance, snow, royal family, supernatural ability, magical, family relations, imaginary ...
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, disney, fall in love, love and romance, princess, imaginary, power of love, prince, magical, rose, stockholm syndrome ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 225
The Scarecrow (2000)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Animated musical fantasy about a scarecrow that saves an orphaned girl from the evil clutches of a maniacal count. Brought to life through magic and love, and aided by his two sidekicks -- a cantankerous mouse and a flying broom -- he's willing ...
Style: stylized, feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: fall in love, rescue, romance, danger, escapades, orphan, disorder, fish out of water, wizards and magicians, scarecrow, hip hop, woman in danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Princess and the Goblin (1991)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, Hungary, Japan, USA, Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The story is about the Princess Irene and a young warrior boy named Curty. Irene must use her magic power to fight off goblins and save the kingdom.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, exciting, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: goblin, princess, adventure, supernatural, heroes, supernatural ability, rivalry, imaginary, family, pets, danger, friends ...
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Dragons: Fire & Ice (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Two young rival dragon riding warriors fight to end a 1000 year old war despite the hidden manipulator opposing them.
Style: serious, epic, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dragon, princess, magic, adventure, heroic mission, rescue, young heroes, heroes, daring rescue, good versus evil, supernatural ability, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.2
 116K
Anastasia (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This animated adventure retells the story of the lost daughter of Russia's last czar. The evil Rasputin places a curse on the Romanov family, and Anastasia and her grandmother, Empress Maria, get separated. After growing up in an orphanage, ...
Style: touching, exciting, captivating, factual, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: princess, royal family, happy ending, cinderella story, adventure, disney, good versus evil, childhood, family, memory loss, fall in love, hopes ...
Time: 20th century
Place: russia, paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Cinderella III: 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, feel good, humorous, light, touching ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: cinderella story, fairy godmother, prince, true love, magic, princess, love and romance, romance, palaces castles and temples, imaginary, rivalry, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 17th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Happily N'Ever After 2 (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Fairy tales collide when Mambo and Munk tip the scales of good and evil once again.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, not serious, exciting, parody
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, good versus evil, young heroes, friendship, daring rescue, love and romance, youth, danger, rivalry, hopes, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Barbie in the Nutcracker (2001)
Genre: Animation, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 76 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, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night, teens
Plot: ballet, cinderella story, barbie, nutcracker, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, love and romance, imaginary, adventure, princess, prince, friendship ...
Place: london, europe, usa, new york, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: mermaid, disney, prince, princess, imaginary kingdom, talking animals, witch, first love, good versus evil, magic, sea, fish out of water ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 80s
Place: denmark, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Happily N'Ever After (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK
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, 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, prince, disorder, love and romance, danger, rivalry ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 8.0
 385K
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, sweet, fairy tale, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: princess, genie, desert, disney, adventure, friendship, unlikely couple, disney princess, love, sultan, unlikely friendships, magic ...
Time: 18th century
Place: middle east, iraq, sahara, saudi arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: humorous, exciting, semi serious, sweet, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: dragon, adventure, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, time travel, magic, fish out of water, imaginary kingdom, heroes, friendship, heroic mission, danger ...
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Care Bears Movie (1985)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The Care Bears have their work cut out for them, because Nicolas, a lonely magician's assistant, is about to fall under the evil influence of a bad spirit who lives in an ancient magic book -- it seems Nicolas will do just about anything for ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers, preschoolers, teens ...
Plot: animal life, friendship, talking animals, orphan, good versus evil, family, adventure, siblings relations, wish come true, rescue, imaginary, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Last Unicorn (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, West Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: From a riddle-speaking butterfly, a unicorn learns that she is supposedly the last of her kind, all the others having been herded away by the Red Bull. The unicorn sets out to discover the truth behind the butterfly's words. She is eventually ...
Style: exciting, feel good, touching, light, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: unicorn, magic, adventure, good versus evil, dragon, rescue, friendship, heroic mission, wizards and magicians, heroes, imaginary, prince ...
Time: year 1982, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Book of Life (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico, Canada
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, touching, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: life & death, adventure, hopes, destiny, love and romance, true love, bullfighting, imaginary, fall in love, escapades, love triangle, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.8
 13K
The Hobbit (1977)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bilbo Baggins the Hobbit was just minding his own business, when his occasional visitor Gandalf the Wizard drops in one night. One by one, a whole group of dwarves drop in, and before he knows it, Bilbo has joined their quest to reclaim their ...
Style: stylized, exciting, humorous, semi serious, cult film ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: dragon, dwarf, good versus evil, heroes, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, magic, spider, adventure, family, gold, elf ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.9
 636K
Shrek (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Japan
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, parody, humorous, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, princess, dragon, love and romance, friendship, adventure, swamp, ogre, anthropomorphism, imaginary kingdom, opposites attract, magical ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Shrek Forever After (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
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: fairy tale, humorous, semi serious, exciting, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: talking animals, magical, dragon, ogre, imaginary kingdom, princess, computer animation, heroes, friendship, deal, villain, cat ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
 150K
Frozen II (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Elsa, Anna, Kristoff and Olaf are going far in the forest to know the truth about an ancient mystery of their kingdom.
Style: emotional, feel good, touching, fairy tale, 3d animation
Audience: family outing
Plot: disney, magic, princess, disney princess, magical, queen, good versus evil, supernatural ability, giant, power of love, imaginary, castle ...
Place: norway, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.8
 11K
Strange Magic (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Canada, UK, Singapore, Australia, Thailand
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A love potion works its devious charms on fairies, elves and the swamp-dwelling Bog King as they all try to possess the potion for themselves.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, not serious, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary, fairy, imaginary kingdom, true love, love potion, elf, save the day, betrayal, heroes, rivalry, disorder, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, disney, genie, good versus evil, rescue, aladdin, revenge, family, adventure, vengeance, friends, friendship ...
Time: 18th century
Place: middle east, arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Tales from Earthsea (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Something bizarre has come over the land. The kingdom is deteriorating. People are beginning to act strange... What's even more strange is that people are beginning to see dragons, which shouldn't enter the world of humans. Due to all ...
Style: exciting, touching, serious, light, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, adventure, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, young heroes, heroes, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, magic, master villain, supernatural ability, supernatural ...
Place: europe, macedonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Legend of the Millennium Dragon (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A spectacular journey of an unwilling young hero thrust into a mysterious past full of monsters, dragons, and strange hidden powers. Through a series of out of this world battles and adventures, Jun, a shy middle school boy, is transformed into a ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, emotional, epic
Audience: teens
Plot: monk, battles, heroic mission, adventure, dragon, self discovery, destiny, uninhibited rivalry, time travel, escapades, danger, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Princes and Princesses (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 70 min.
Story: This is a very fantastic and different world about love.
Style: fairy tale, feel good, exciting, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: royal family, rivalry, danger, family, escapades, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, princess, love, prince, wizards and magicians, fairy ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%