Movies like Rise of the Guardians

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Rise of the Guardians (2012)
 7.3
 140K
Rise of the Guardians (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
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, fairy, legends and myths, good versus evil, 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, semi serious and feel good films with plots about family, adventure, escapades, good versus evil, danger, imaginary and friendship 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
 346K
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, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, superhero, adventure, good versus evil, young heroes, robot, boy genius, family, imaginary, moral dilemma, revenge, androids and robots ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: san francisco, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 93K
Epic (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
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, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, adventure, in the woods, imaginary, friendship, teenage life, queen, save the kingdom, protector, birds, danger ...
⇓ 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 ⇓
40%
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, ticket, beard, nerd, bell, north pole, santa claus, gift, faith, family ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, 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: dragon, friendship, adventure, family, training, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, journey, warrior, animal training, vikings, 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: toronto ontario canada, mexico, idaho, cuba, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.6
 3K
Winx Club (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 25 min.
Story: In a magical universe, witches, warriors begin fighting in the name of good .vs. evil! At a magic school, five teenage girls are selected to defend the universe with their magic.
Style: semi serious, exciting, light, entertaining, stylized
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: school, fairy, superhuman powers, teenage life, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, adventure, friendship, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, supernatural ability, magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 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, sincere, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: fairy, friendship, adventure, imaginary kingdom, female protagonist, magic, talent, self discovery, young heroes, fantasy world, kingdom, nature ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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 ⇓
31%
 6.7
 128K
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, cat, imaginary kingdom, talking cat, friendship, save the day, escapades, good versus evil, talking animals, treasure hunt, magic, happy ending ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.9
 534K
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, ogre, adventure, love and romance, friendship, odd couple, daring rescue, verbal byplay ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 87K
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 ⇓
15%
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, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: fairy, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, pirate, family, adventure, friendship, danger, female protagonist, sea, magic, island ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Lord of the Rings (1978)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Spain
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The Fellowship of the Ring embark on a journey to destroy the One Ring and end Sauron's reign over Middle-earth.
Style: atmospheric, serious, exciting, epic, scenic ...
Plot: obsessive quest, wizards and magicians, heroes, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, adventure, imaginary, danger, save the world, mission, heroic mission, escapades ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: exciting, serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, mask, quest, lego, good versus evil, androids and robots, young heroes, best friend, save the world, heroic mission, family, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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%
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, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: family, fantasy world, young heroes, fairy, friendship, disappearance, imaginary, treasure, princess, rescue, good versus evil, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: dungeon, connecticut, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 379K
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, sweet, sentimental, entertaining ...
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, prehistoric, stone age
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A little boy whose dreams transcend reality is sucked into his own fantasy, which is everything he has dreamed of, until he unleashes an old secret that may not only destroy this perfect dream world but reality itself.
Style: stylized, semi serious, feel good, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: adventure, master villain, young heroes, family, friendship, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Snow Queen (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: Russia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The ice-cold Snow Queen wishes to turn the world into a frozen landscape, with no light, no joy, no happiness, and no free will. A young man, Kai, is rumored to be the son of a man who is the queen's only remaining threat. He is abducted and ...
Style: exciting, captivating, sweet, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, daring rescue, good versus evil, friendship, imaginary, family, heroic mission, foe turned friend, witchcraft, brother sister relationship, evil empire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Arthur 3: The War of the Two Worlds (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maltazard, the Evil M, is now 7 feet tall and evolving among the humans, causing terror wherever he goes. His goal is simple: forming an army of giant henchmen and ruling over the universe. Meanwhile, Arthur is still a Minimoy, and thus in a state ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, light, tense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, young heroes, friendship, heroic mission, rescue, escapades, family relations, disorder, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, danger, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 11K
Dragon Hunters (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, 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: semi serious, stylized, atmospheric, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dragon, adventure, misfit partners, obsessive quest, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, danger, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, adventurer, rescue ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 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, superhuman powers, good versus evil, adventure, secret identity, family, villain, secret, parents and children, heroes, kids and family, alter ego ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
 362K
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, feel good, witty, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: transformation, odd couple, princess, prince, adventure, good versus evil, magic, ogre, family, friendship, dragon, teamwork ...
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Last Unicorn (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Japan, West Germany, France
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: stylized, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: magic, unicorn, prince, good versus evil, adventure, wizards and magicians, invisibility, dragon, curses spells and rituals, friendship, music, magic show ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: dragon, good versus evil, adventure, friendship, time travel, fish out of water, knight, master villain, superhero, rescue, family, save the world ...
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, pokemon ...
Time: 2000s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 ⇓
26%
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 ⇓
26%
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