Movies like Rise of the Guardians

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Rise of the Guardians (2012)
 7.3
 158K
Rise of the Guardians (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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, witty, colourful, serious, intense, stylized, entertaining, whimsical ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, girls' night
Plot: fairy, good versus evil, christmas, adventure, childhood, friendship, legends and myths, santa claus, belief, holiday, imaginary, dreams, protector, save the world, heroes, danger, heroic mission, talking animals, easter bunny, family, allies, reluctant partners, youth, partners, unlikely partners ...
Place: new york, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, humorous, sweet and entertaining films with plots about computer animation, adventure, good versus evil, friendship, family, transformation and catastrophe mostly in Animation, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Rise of the Guardians: How to Train Your Dragon (2010), Epic (2013), Big Hero 6 (2014), Meet the Robinsons (2007), Megamind (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: feel good, exciting, atmospheric, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dragon, friendship, family, happy ending, adventure, unlikely friendships, imaginary, friends, young kid, vikings, imaginary kingdom, teamwork ...
Place: scandinavia
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100%
 6.7
 100K
Epic (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, 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, feel good, stylized, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: imaginary, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, adventure, teenage life, friendship, young heroes, save the kingdom, protector, talking animals, in the woods, queen ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.8
 412K
Big Hero 6 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
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, touching, feel good, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, disney, robot, heroes, young heroes, superhero, androids and robots, adventure, boy genius, imaginary, child prodigy, friends ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: san francisco, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Meet the Robinsons (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this animated adventure, brilliant preteen inventor Lewis creates a memory scanner to retrieve his earliest recollections and find out why his mother gave him up for adoption. But when the villainous Bowler Hat Guy steals the machine, Lewis is ...
Style: exciting, humorous, futuristic, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, family, adventure, orphan, sent to the past, adoption, friendship, orphanage, eccentric family, computer animation, dreams ...
Time: future, contemporary, 2030s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 7.2
 230K
Megamind (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bumbling supervillain Megamind finally defeats his nemesis, the superhero Metro Man. But without a hero, he loses all purpose and must find new meaning to his life.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, exciting, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: superhero, anti hero, good versus evil, anti heroes, superhuman powers, talking animals, rivalry, villain, benign alien, master villain, reporter, villain turns good ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller, War
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, atmospheric, fairy tale, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, owl, good versus evil, adventure, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, imaginary, animal life, heroes, in the woods, family, bird ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 8.2
 107K
Klaus (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Spain, UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A postman is posted to a frozen town in the North - where he discovers Santa Claus is hiding out.
Style: sincere, funny, thought provoking, feel good, colourful
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, santa claus, postman, friendship, kindness, good versus evil, small town, island, christmas present, heroic mission, netflix, re-education ...
Time: 19th century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Arthur and the Invisibles (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, USA, UK
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, fairy tale, exciting, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens
Plot: fantasy world, fairy, adventure, young heroes, heroes, family, friendship, family relations, disappearance, good versus evil, imaginary, friends ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: connecticut, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 7.6
 275K
Moana (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the demigod to set things right.
Style: entertaining, colourful, exciting, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: disney, happy ending, adventure, ocean, island, mythology, magic, young girl, destiny, good versus evil, family, friendship ...
Place: pacific ocean, polynesia, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Arthur Christmas (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Ireland, France, Canada
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: stylized, exciting, humorous, colourful, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, santa claus, holiday, magical, hi-tech, race against time, family, escapades, letter, imaginary, adventure, computer animation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: idaho, toronto ontario canada, mexico, cuba, tanzania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 375K
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: fairy tale, humorous, light, touching, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: happy ending, disney, archery, princess, witch, adventure, kingdom, queen, magical, computer animation, curses spells and rituals, redhead girl ...
Time: 10th century
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, South Korea, Japan, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: Normal high school kids by day, protectors of Paris by night! Miraculous follows the heroic adventures of Marinette and Adrien as they transform into Ladybug and Cat Noir and set out to capture akumas, creatures responsible for turning the people of ...
Style: sweet, captivating, entertaining, feel good, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, magic, female protagonist, friendship, good versus evil, partners, supernatural ability, school, heroine, teenage superhero, transformation, battles ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Mune: Guardian of the Moon (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a faun named Mune becomes the Guardian of the Moon, little did he had unprepared experience with the Moon and an accident that could put both the Moon and the Sun in danger, including a corrupt titan named Necross who wants the Sun for himself ...
Style: sweet, light, fairy tale, humorous, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, chosen one, save the world, moon, friendship, good versus evil, love and romance, journey, sun, obsessive quest, beautiful scenery, young heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 12K
Tinker Bell (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 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, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
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Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The world's most highly qualified crew of archaeologists and explorers is led by historian Milo Thatch as they board the incredible 1,000-foot submarine Ulysses and head deep into the mysteries of the sea.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, serious, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: atlantis, adventure, adventurer, ancient mystery, princess, expedition, scientist, underwater, beast, king, heroes, disney ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914
Place: iceland, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 145K
Puss in Boots (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
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, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: cat, adventure, talking animals, friendship, imaginary kingdom, talking cat, sword fight, escapades, save the day, good versus evil, computer animation, happy ending ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: feel good, touching, stylized, semi serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, magic, belief, santa claus, adventure, train ride, christmas movie, holiday, self discovery, north pole, young heroes, computer animation ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 99K
The Lorax (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, France, Japan
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, entertaining, fairy tale, colourful, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: disney, tree, family, deforestation, childhood, obsessive quest, friendship, environmentalism, computer animation, danger, greed, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, true love, bullfighting, imaginary, fall in love, escapades, love triangle, friendship, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.7
 382K
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: sweet, exciting, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: obsessive quest, adventure, heroes, imaginary, villain, car race, nothing goes right, escapades, misfit, danger, goofy hero, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 1990s, 90s ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.5
 444K
Ice Age (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
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: touching, road movie, feel good, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: talking animals, rescue, friendship, adventure, unlikely friendships, journey, creature, family, caveman, animal life, life risking, odd couple ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory, prehistoric
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 92K
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: light, exciting, emotional, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: adventure, friendship, alien, benign alien, imaginary, save the world, disney, family, odd couple, escapades, danger, computer animation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, australia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 574K
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, family, disney, adventure, sisters, snow, royal family, love and romance, supernatural ability, magical, family relations, imaginary ...
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 5K
Winx Club (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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: light, exciting, entertaining, semi serious, stylized
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: fairy, youth, friends, school, transformation, adventure, good versus evil, friendship, imaginary, supernatural ability, wizards and magicians, teenage life ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Tired of scaring humans every October 31 with the same old bag of tricks, Jack Skellington, the spindly king of Halloween Town, kidnaps Santa Claus and plans to deliver shrunken heads and other ghoulish gifts to children on Christmas morning. But as ...
Style: gothic, dark, surreal, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing
Plot: halloween, dark fantasy, christmas, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, holiday, goth, fish out of water, good versus evil, objects come to life, loneliness, monster ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: An ancient myth of a massive creature sparks the curiosity of Tinker Bell and her good friend Fawn, an animal fairy who’s not afraid to break the rules to help an animal in need. But this creature is not welcome in Pixie Hollow — and the scout ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: fairy, adventure, friendship, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, in the woods, dangerous animal, escapades, rescue, happy ending, fantasy world ...
Time: 2010s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 12K
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: semi serious, exciting, stylized, atmospheric
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dragon, save the world, knight, heroic mission, imaginary, adventure, obsessive quest, rivalry, danger, heroes, good versus evil, misfit partners ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Christmas Carol (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Miser Ebenezer Scrooge is awakened on Christmas Eve by spirits who reveal to him his own miserable existence, what opportunities he wasted in his youth, his current cruelties, and the dire fate that awaits him if he does not change his ways. Scrooge ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, exciting, humorous, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, redemption, ghost, holiday, disney, greed, snow, regret, life changing experience, rich and poor, christmas eve, human nature ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, future ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 11K
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, not serious, entertaining, exciting, toilet humor ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: space travel, chimpanzee, adventure, fish out of water, friendship, daring rescue, save the world, nasa, escapades, race against time, danger, disorder ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 616K
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, humorous, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: princess, talking animals, dragon, adventure, friendship, love and romance, opposites attract, swamp, imaginary kingdom, magical, ogre, save the princess ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%