Movies like Rise of the Guardians

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Rise of the Guardians (2012)
 7.3
 144K
Rise of the Guardians (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, 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, fairy tale, colourful, entertaining, stylized, witty, serious, clever, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, fairy, legends and myths, belief, holiday, protector, dreams, imaginary, heroes, save the world, heroic mission, family, reluctant partners, friendship, danger, childhood, escapades, santa claus, ancient, memory, youth, unlikely partners, birds, christmas ...
Place: saint petersburg

Most similar movies to Rise of the Guardians

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, humorous, light and feel good films with plots about adventure, family, good versus evil, escapades, friendship, danger and heroes mostly in Animation, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like Rise of the Guardians: Big Hero 6 (2014), Epic (2013), The Polar Express (2004), How to Train Your Dragon (2010), Arthur Christmas (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 364K
Big Hero 6 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, 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, humorous, touching, futuristic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, superhero, adventure, good versus evil, young heroes, robot, boy genius, family, imaginary, moral dilemma, disney, revenge ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: san francisco, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 95K
Epic (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
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: exciting, humorous, feel good, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, adventure, in the woods, imaginary, friendship, queen, teenage life, save the kingdom, protector, birds, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Soren, a young barn owl, is kidnapped by owls of St. Aggie's, ostensibly an orphanage, where owlets are brainwashed into becoming soldiers. He and his new friends escape to the island of Ga'Hoole, to assist its noble, wise owls who fight ...
Style: captivating, exciting, stylized, scenic, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, adventure, family, in the woods, heroic mission, birds, owl, heroes, talking animals, imaginary, animal life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Arthur and the Revenge of Maltazard (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Arthur answers a distress call from Princess Selenia, who is menaced by the nefarious Maltazard.
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, touching, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: fairy, young heroes, adventure, daring rescue, imaginary kingdom, youth, save the day, good versus evil, family, escapades, danger, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Polar Express (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.
Style: stylized, semi serious, feel good, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, adventure, snow, santa claus, ticket, nerd, beard, gift, bell, north pole, faith, family ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after downing a feared dragon, he realizes that he no longer wants to destroy it, ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, touching, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, dragon, adventure, family, vikings, imaginary kingdom, training, imaginary, journey, warrior, animal training, teamwork ...
Place: scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Arthur Christmas (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Each Christmas, Santa and his vast army of highly trained elves produce gifts and distribute them around the world in one night. However, when one of 600 million children to receive a gift from Santa on Christmas Eve is missed, it is deemed ...
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, colourful, touching ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: christmas, family, holiday, santa claus, race against time, escapades, adventure, letter, redemption, runaway, elf, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cuba, mexico, toronto ontario canada, idaho, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 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, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, cat, talking cat, friendship, save the day, escapades, good versus evil, talking animals, treasure hunt, magic, happy ending ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 337K
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: humorous, exciting, touching, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: villain, car race, adventure, misfit, fish out of water, courage, escapades, imaginary, lifestyle change, friendship, nothing goes right, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 6.6
 84K
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: humorous, exciting, light, entertaining, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, adventure, benign alien, alien, family, alien invasion, save the world, imaginary, escapades, danger, odd couple, distant planet ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, australia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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: feel good, fairy tale, witty, surprise ending, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: opposites attract, princess, reluctant partners, swamp, dragon, save the princess, ogre, adventure, love and romance, friendship, odd couple, daring rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 89K
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, colourful, light, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, obsessive quest, tree, friendship, environmentalism, adventure, young heroes, childhood, danger, talking animals, deforestation, happy ending ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 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, entertaining, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, date night, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, rescue, family, friendship, ice, odd couple, squirrel, life risking, bonding, creature, ice age, on the road ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, stone age, prehistoric
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Bionicle: Mask of Light (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: With darkness encroaching on the island of Mata Nui, the only hope for the survival of the islanders rests with two Matoran villagers, who must find the seventh Toa and deliver to him the fabled Mask of Light.
Style: serious, exciting
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, lego, mask, quest, good versus evil, androids and robots, young heroes, best friend, save the world, heroic mission, family, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, South Korea, Australia
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: humorous, not serious, entertaining, captivating, surreal ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: underwater, superhero, best friends, adventure, save the world, good versus evil, heroic mission, time travel, creativity, happy ending, pirate, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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: fairy tale, sweet, entertaining, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: fairy, friendship, adventure, imaginary kingdom, female protagonist, talent, magic, self discovery, young heroes, kingdom, nature, fantasy world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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: save the world, toys, lego, friendship, adventure, creativity, heroic mission, family, prophecy, escapades, chosen one, teamwork ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.0
 565K
The Incredibles (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bob Parr has given up his superhero days to log in time as an insurance adjuster and raise his three children with his formerly heroic wife in suburbia. But when he receives a mysterious assignment, it's time to get back into costume.
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, superhuman powers, adventure, secret identity, family, secret, parents and children, villain, heroes, alter ego, save the day ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 225K
Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
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: humorous, exciting, semi serious, funny, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: martial arts, mentor, master warrior, adventure, family, goofy hero, danger, mission, chosen one, deadly weapon, threat, warrior ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 11K
Dragon Hunters (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Luxembourg, Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Dragon Hunters is a fantastic tale telling the adventures of two dragon hunters: the world has become a vast conglomerate of islands of varying size and shape. This babbling universe is mainly peopled with ruthless rogues, surly peasants and ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, atmospheric, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dragon, misfit partners, adventure, obsessive quest, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, danger, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, adventurer, rescue ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Secret of Kells (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium, Ireland, Netherlands, USA, Denmark, Brazil, Germany, Austria, Hungary
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Adventure awaits 12 year old Brendan who must fight Vikings and a serpent god to find a crystal and complete the legendary Book of Kells. In order to finish Brother Aiden's book, Brendan must overcome his deepest fears on a secret quest that ...
Style: stylized, exciting, feel good, colourful, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, young heroes, in the woods, legends and myths, trapped, monastery, sea monster, underwater, monk, fairy, obsessive quest, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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 ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, funny, feel good, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: princess, transformation, odd couple, adventure, good versus evil, magic, ogre, family, prince, friendship, dragon, teamwork ...
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Ronal the Barbarian (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ronal is a young barbarian with low self-esteem, the polar opposite of all the muscular barbarians in his village. He's a real wuss. However, as fate would have it, responsibility for the tribe's survival falls on Ronal's scrawny ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, feel good, light
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, goofy hero, good versus evil, daring rescue, barbarian, friendship, imaginary, village, heroes, heroic mission, danger, youth ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
Pokemon: Jirachi - Wish Maker (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Ash, Pikachu and friends (minus Misty) were visiting a festival celebrating the appearance of a comet when they stumble upon a mysterious rock-like crystal...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, imaginary, young heroes, heroic mission, friends, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, good versus evil, obsessive quest, youth ...
Time: 2000s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, semi serious, feel good, exciting, clever ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, toy, adventure, friendship, family, getting home, good versus evil, escapades, heroes, hopes, imaginary, rivalry ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Sam the snowman tells us the story of a young red-nosed reindeer who, after being ousted from the reindeer games because of his glowing nose, teams up with Hermey, an elf who wants to be a dentist, and Yukon Cornelius, the prospector. They run into ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, misfit, imaginary kingdom, island, christmas, santa claus, reindeer, winter, snowman, family, dentist, young heroes ...
Time: 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 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: exciting, feel good, entertaining, colourful, semi serious ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids
Plot: pirate, adventure, daring rescue, prince, treasure hunt, adventurer, danger, good versus evil, friendship, chase, heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Bionicle 2: Legends of Metru Nui (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In the time before time, six unlikely Matoran find themselves transformed into mighty Toa. The new Toa Metru must prove themselves as true heroes, find the missing Toa Lhikan, and uncover a plot that threatens the heart of Metru Nui.
Style: exciting, serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, androids and robots, daring rescue, race against time, family, save the world, heroic mission, space and aliens, danger, escapades, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.3
 831K
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, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, friendship, follow your dream, family, dreams, friends, dog, obsessive quest, loneliness, aging, waterfall, unlikely friendships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south america, latin america, venezuela, mount everest
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Pirate Fairy (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Zarina, a smart and ambitious dust-keeper fairy who’s captivated by Blue Pixie Dust and its endless possibilities, flees Pixie Hollow and joins forces with the scheming pirates of Skull Rock, who make her captain of their ship. Tinker Bell and her ...
Style: feel good, exciting, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: fairy, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, pirate, family, adventure, friendship, danger, female protagonist, sea, ship, magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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