Movies like Battle for Terra

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Battle for Terra (2007)
 6.5
 12K
Battle for Terra (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A peaceful alien planet faces annihilation, as the homeless remainder of the human race sets its eyes on Terra. Mala, a rebellious Terrian teenager, will do everything she can to stop it.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, captivating, futuristic, unusual plot structure, sweet, epic, melancholic, dramatic, apocalyptic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: benign alien, invasion, idealism, air battle, mysterious planet, save the planet, space travel, survival, alien, culture clash, space battle, space and aliens, alien encounter, military, mutiny, space, fish out of water, human nature, mistrust, robot, alien invasion, space opera, giant robots, transformation, space exploration ...
Time: future

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Most similar movies to Battle for Terra

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out weird, exciting, anime and stylized films with plots about mentor, dialogue, catastrophe, danger, storytelling, transformation and heroes mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Battle for Terra: Titan A.E. (2000), Wizards (1977), Treasure Planet (2002), Planet 51 (2009), Mars Needs Moms (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 62K
Titan A.E. (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man finds out that he holds the key to restoring hope and ensuring survival for the human race, while an alien species called the Dredge are bent on mankind's destruction.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, anime, futuristic ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids
Plot: alien, scientist, heroic mission, mission, spacecraft, galaxy, space travel, save the world, young heroes, space battle, space, life risking ...
Time: future
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Led by a strange dream, scientist Aki Ross struggles to collect the eight spirits in the hope of creating a force powerful enough to protect the planet. With the aid of the Deep Eyes Squadron and her mentor, Dr. Sid, Aki must save the Earth from its ...
Style: anime, exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, adult animation ...
Audience: kids, teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, space station, post apocalypse, distopia, alien invasion, battles, scientist, military, space travel, computer, save the world, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: new york, tucson arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 12K
Wizards (1977)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An ambiguous battle between good and evil wages in a post-apocalyptic earth populated by netherworld creatures who have re-emerged after the nuclear winter. Two wizard twin brothers - the evil Blackwolf and the good Avatar - battle for supremacy. ...
Style: psychedelic, adult animation, anime, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: post apocalypse, magic, sword and sorcery, mutant, apocalypse, dark future, villain turns good, world war two, surrealism, good versus evil, wizards, technology ...
Time: future, near future, distant future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 123K
Treasure Planet (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When space galleon cabin boy Jim Hawkins discovers a map to an intergalactic "loot of a thousand worlds," a cyborg cook named John Silver teaches him to battle supernovas and space storms. But, soon, Jim realizes Silver is a pirate intent ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, entertaining, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, steampunk, treasure hunt, alien, treasure, disney, space, space travel, fictional planet, androids and robots, adventurer, betrayal ...
Time: future, distant future, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.0
 56K
Planet 51 (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Earth astronaut Capt. Chuck Baker arrives on Planet 51 -- a world reminiscent of American suburbia circa 1950 -- he tries to avoid capture, recover his spaceship and make it home safely, all with the help of an empathetic little green being.
Style: humorous, entertaining, funny, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: alien, benign alien, alien planet, space and aliens, fish out of water, small town, space, astronaut, mysterious planet, flying saucer, mad scientist, fantasy world ...
Time: 50s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Mars Needs Moms (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Martians suddenly abduct his mom, mischievous Milo rushes to the rescue and discovers why all moms are so special.
Style: touching, sentimental, exciting, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: disney, martian, children, alien abduction, space and aliens, mars, parents and children, alien, stranded, young heroes, robot, boy ...
Time: 21st century
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 105K
Home (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Earth is taken over by the overly-confident Boov, an alien race in search of a new place to call home, all humans are promptly relocated, while all Boov get busy reorganizing the planet. But when one resourceful girl, Tip, manages to avoid ...
Style: emotional, light, entertaining, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: alien, friendship, benign alien, culture clash, loneliness, save the world, alien invasion, odd couple, children, runaway, catastrophe, disney ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, australia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.5
 12K
Space Chimps (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Three chimps are sent into space to explore the possibility of alien life when an unmanned space shuttle crash lands on an uncharted planet.
Style: humorous, entertaining, not serious, fairy tale, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: nasa, space, astronaut, space and aliens, chimpanzee, save the world, daring rescue, fish out of water, friendship, alien, race against time, escapades ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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AniMen - Triton Force (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: China, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Over time, the people residing on Swampland began to take on new forms, their modified DNA altering their physiology to better suit their new environment. Generations passed and their original forms were forgotten; these humans had evolved into a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, anime ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, future dystopia, survival, battles, obsessive quest, space, mutant, society, culture clash, space and aliens, space travel, military ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Digimon: The Movie (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The first story focused on Tai and Kari Kamiya four years before their adventure in the Digital World. It shows their first encounter with Digimon and what happened to them (as well as the other children). Tai and Kari wake one morning to find a ...
Style: anime, humorous, melancholic, road movie, sexy ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: monster, friendship, good versus evil, heroes, heroic mission, young heroes, rescue, androids and robots, rivalry, internet, friends, virus ...
Place: tokyo, japan, usa, america, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.1
 205K
The Iron Giant (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the small town of Rockwell, Maine in October 1957, a giant metal machine befriends a nine-year-old boy and ultimately finds its humanity by unselfishly saving people from their own fears and prejudices.
Style: touching, exciting, emotional, sentimental, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: robot, small town, friendship, prejudice, self sacrifice, benign alien, childhood, androids and robots, boy, military, cold war, space and aliens ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, future, year 1957
Place: maine, usa, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Ratchet & Clank (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong, Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ratchet and Clank tells the story of two unlikely heroes as they struggle to stop a vile alien named Chairman Drek from destroying every planet in the Solana Galaxy. When the two stumble upon a dangerous weapon capable of destroying entire planets, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, futuristic, sexy ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, pre-teens
Plot: robot, superhero, good versus evil, save the world, betrayal, brutality, friendship, self discovery, escapades, save the planet, heroic mission, partners ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Starship Troopers: Invasion (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A distant Federation outpost Fort Casey comes under attack by bugs. The team on the fast attack ship Alesia is assigned to help the Starship John A. Warden stationed in Fort Casey evacuate along with the survivors and bring military intelligence ...
Style: anime, adult animation, sexy, stylized, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: creature, military, alien, space, space wars, insect, heroes, human versus alien, infantry, friendship, distant planet, monster ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Susan Murphy is unwittingly clobbered by a meteor full of outer space gunk on her wedding day, she mysteriously grows to 49-feet-11-inches. The military jumps into action and captures Susan, secreting her away to a covert government compound. ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, funny, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: alien, giant, alien invasion, talking animals, monster, superhero, mutant, mad scientist, evil alien, unlikely friendships, robot, fantasy world ...
Place: san francisco, japan, usa, paris france, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
All-Star Superman (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Lex Luthor enacts his plan to rid the world of Superman, once and for all. Succeeding with solar radiation poisoning, the Man of Steel is slowly dying. With what little times remains, the Last Son of Krypton must confront the revealing of his secret ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, intense, tense, surreal ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, superhero, superman character, save the world, justice, transformation, heroic mission, good versus evil, space and aliens, secret identity, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Freedom Fighters: The Ray (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Earth-X is one of many realities in the multiverse, with one glaring difference from out Earth: The Nazis won World War II. Led by The Ray, a group of heroes known as the Freedom Fighters battle selflessly against tyranny,. But when The Ray is ...
Style: captivating, serious, allegory, atmospheric, futuristic ...
Plot: superhero, resistance fighter, friends, save the planet, survival, culture clash, fictional war, escapades, invasion, self sacrifice, mutiny, coup d'etat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Escape from Planet Earth (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Astronaut Scorch Supernova finds himself caught in a trap when he responds to an SOS from a notoriously dangerous alien planet.
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, colourful, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: alien, disney, escape, mad scientist, mysterious planet, rescue, alien invasion, space program, catastrophe, monster, good versus evil, planet ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 9K
Sky Blue (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Civilization has been destroyed by war and pollution, but the survivors have built the last city of Ecoban. As most natural resources have been exhausted, Ecoban is powered by pollution. The citizens of Ecoban need to continue creating this ...
Style: anime, atmospheric, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: apocalypse, distopia, save the world, cyberpunk, survival, resistance movement, environmental issue, heroic mission, leadership, resistance, society, chaos ...
Time: future, 2000s, 22nd century
Place: japan, korea, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 6.6
 107K
Epic (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A teenager finds herself transported to a deep forest setting where a battle between the forces of good and the forces of evil is taking place. She bands together with a rag-tag group characters in order to save their world -- and ours.
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, fairy tale, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, teenage life, friendship, save the kingdom, young heroes, protector, daughter, father daughter relationship, flying, talking animals, unlikely friendships ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.0
 142K
9 (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Luxembourg
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When 9 first comes to life, he finds himself in a post-apocalyptic world. All humans are gone, and it is only by chance that he discovers a small community of others like him taking refuge from fearsome machines that roam the earth intent on their ...
Style: surreal, adult animation, suspenseful, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, steampunk, survival, technology gone awry, distopia, fate of humanity, life is a bitch, save the world, vestiges of humanity, heroes, parallel world ...
Time: future, 1940s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.3
 6K
Time Masters (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Switzerland, West Germany, UK, Hungary
Duration: 78 min.
Story: On planet Perdide, an attack of giant hornets leaves Piel – a young boy – alone in a wrecked car with his dying father. A mayday message reaches their friend Jaffar, an adventurer travelling through space. On board Jaffar’s shuttle are the ...
Style: stylized, surreal, anime, twist ending, adult animation ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: time travel, rescue, child in peril, trippy, evil alien, survival, space, space opera, conspiracy, sword and sorcery, alien life-form, art ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Appleseed Alpha (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on the comic book by the creator of Ghost in the Shell, a young female soldier Deunan and her cyborg partner Briareos survive through the post World War 3 apocalyptic New York in search of human's future hope, the legendary city of ...
Style: mecha, exciting, anime, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cyberpunk, androids and robots, save the world, heroic mission, post apocalypse, female warrior, cyborgs, heroes, good versus evil, graphic violence, distopia, demolished city ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: japan, tokyo, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Jimmy Neutron is a boy genius and way ahead of his friends, but when it comes to being cool, he's a little behind. All until one day when his parents, and parents all over Earth are kidnapped by aliens, it's up to him to lead all the ...
Style: humorous, witty, stylized, clever, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: alien, rescue, evil alien, battles, heroic mission, young heroes, inventions and discoveries, youth, disorder, robot, school, monster ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 19K
Memories (1995)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In this anime trilogy, a salvage ship crew happens upon a haunted vessel in Magnetic Rose; a cold tablet turns a lab worker into a biological weapon in Stink Bomb; and an urban populace carries on an endless war with an unseen foe in Cannon Fodder. ...
Style: surreal, anime, futuristic, exciting, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, space, space travel, memories, war, violent, escapades, satire, chaos, life is a bitch, suspense, steampunk ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.2
 38K
Astro Boy (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in the futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy (Atom) is a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist in the image of the son he had lost. Unable to fulfill his creator's expectations, Astro embarks on a journey in search ...
Style: exciting, humorous, anime, futuristic, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: robot, androids and robots, androids, children, superhero, family in danger, evil force, goodhearted, giant, good versus evil, transformation, destiny ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Ice Age: Collision Course (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set after the events of Continental Drift, Scrat's epic pursuit of his elusive acorn catapults him outside of Earth, where he accidentally sets off a series of cosmic events that transform and threaten the planet. To save themselves from peril, ...
Style: funny, humorous, light, colourful, sweet ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: animals, mammoth, caveman, meteor shower, dinosaur, asteroid, crystal, mars, father daughter relationship, fountain of youth, space, catastrophe ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 26 min.
Story: Susan Murphy (a.k.a. Ginormica) and the Monsters are now working with the US government as special ops. So when an alien presence is detected in Susan's hometown of Modesto, California -- right before Halloween -- the team is dispatched to ...
Style: funny, humorous, witty, light, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mutant, halloween, monster, superhero, alien, supernatural, heroes, rivalry, chaos, escapades, battles, disorder ...
Place: tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.7
 13K
Planet Hulk (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When the Hulk becomes too dangerous for the Earth, the Illuminati trick Hulk into a shuttle and launch him into space to a planet where the Hulk can live in peace. Unfortunately, the Hulk's struggle to escape makes a malfunction in the shuttle ...
Style: stylized, exciting, semi serious, anime, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, betrayal, exile, transformation, space and aliens, slavery, rivalry, ruler, distant planet, mutant, robot, villain ...
Time: 2010s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After a global war, the seaside kingdom known as the Valley Of The Wind remains one of the last strongholds on Earth untouched by a poisonous jungle and the powerful insects that guard it. Led by the courageous Princess Nausicaä, the people of the ...
Style: anime, exciting, captivating, serious, cerebral ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: post apocalypse, ecology, environmental, nature, apocalypse, female protagonist, giant insect, steampunk, teenage girl, insect, distopia, death of father ...
Time: future, year 1984, middle ages
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Kaena: The Prophecy (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Compelled by a mysterious force, Kaena, a rebellious, high-spirited teenage girl will defy the High Priest and her people's ancestral beliefs to take the perilous journey through the Axis and discover what dark secrets lie beyond the clouds.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, talky, light, colourful ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, future dystopia, rescue, village, supernatural, save the world, space travel, androids and robots, supernatural ability, space and aliens, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%