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: good versus evil, adventure, fairy, legends and myths, belief, holiday, protector, dreams, heroes, imaginary, childhood, save the world, heroic mission, christmas, danger, escapades, reluctant partners, friendship, ancient, santa claus, family, youth, birds, allies, memory ...
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 fairy tale films with plots about adventure, good versus evil, family, friendship, escapades, 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), Winx Club (2004), How to Train Your Dragon (2010). 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, sentimental, touching, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, superhero, adventure, good versus evil, disney, young heroes, robot, imaginary, boy genius, family, moral dilemma, 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, feel good, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, adventure, imaginary, friendship, protector, teenage life, save the kingdom, in the woods, queen, young heroes, birds ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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: good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, adventure, family, heroic mission, in the woods, birds, heroes, owl, animal life, imaginary, queen ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, touching, feel good, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, snow, adventure, train ride, bell, north pole, santa claus, gift, beard, ticket, nerd, faith ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 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: exciting, semi serious, light, entertaining, stylized
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: fairy, school, friendship, good versus evil, teenage life, superhuman powers, adventure, wizards and magicians, rivalry, youth, imaginary kingdom, young heroes ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, journey, warrior, imaginary, training, animal training, teamwork, good versus evil ...
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, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, santa claus, race against time, family, letter, escapades, adventure, north pole, reindeer, sleigh, elf ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: idaho, mexico, toronto ontario canada, cuba, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 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: princess, opposites attract, reluctant partners, swamp, dragon, friendship, save the princess, love and romance, ogre, adventure, odd couple, daring rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
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, youth, good versus evil, save the day, imaginary kingdom, daring rescue, rivalry, family, escapades, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, touching, exciting, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: villain, car race, courage, misfit, adventure, fish out of water, escapades, lifestyle change, imaginary, nothing goes right, friendship, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
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, adventurer, treasure hunt, danger, good versus evil, friendship, chase, heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, cat, friendship, talking cat, escapades, save the day, good versus evil, treasure hunt, talking animals, magic, happy ending ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: family, obsessive quest, tree, childhood, friendship, environmentalism, young heroes, danger, greed, adventure, disney, deforestation ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
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, offbeat, stylized, atmospheric, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, halloween, holiday, imaginary kingdom, skeleton, dreams, dark fantasy, imagination, friends, fish out of water, good versus evil, nightmare ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 86K
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, emotional, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, adventure, alien, imaginary, save the world, benign alien, escapades, alien invasion, danger, odd couple, family, disney ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, cross country, australia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, stylized, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: fantasy world, family, fairy, young heroes, imaginary, friendship, heroes, treasure, disappearance, family relations, good versus evil, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: dungeon, africa, connecticut
⇓ 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, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, lego, mask, quest, imaginary kingdom, master villain, androids and robots, young heroes, heroic mission, imaginary, family ...
⇓ 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, adventure, best friends, good versus evil, save the world, heroic mission, time travel, fish out of water, pirate, creativity, happy ending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
Hercules and Xena - The Animated Movie: The Battle for Mount Olympus (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mighty Zeus brings Hercules' mother, Alcmene, to Mount Olympus, and Hercules, believing she has been kidnapped, leads a rescue mission to save her. Zeus' jealous wife, Hera, decides that it should now be her time to rule the universe. Hera ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: hercules, heroes, good versus evil, escapades, danger, supernatural ability, adventure, imaginary, rivalry, legends and myths, superhuman powers, save the day ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ 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, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: fairy, imaginary kingdom, friendship, adventure, female protagonist, magic, talent, young heroes, good versus evil, self discovery, kingdom, nature ...
⇓ 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: atmospheric, semi serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dragon, knight, gold, misfit partners, heroic mission, obsessive quest, heroes, rescue, adventurer, adventure, imaginary, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, serious, feel good, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, legends and myths, in the woods, fairy, good versus evil, young heroes, monk, trapped, monastery, sea monster, underwater, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ 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: preschoolers, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary, adventure, friends, rivalry, danger, good versus evil, obsessive quest, young heroes, escapades, heroic mission, heroes, disorder ...
Time: 2000s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 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, sentimental, sweet, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, rescue, friendship, ice, family, life risking, bonding, odd couple, journey, squirrel, creature, iceberg ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, prehistoric, stone age
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, feel good, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: misfit, imaginary kingdom, adventure, island, christmas, dentist, reindeer, winter, snowman, santa claus, toys, family ...
Time: 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, surprise ending, funny ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: martial arts, mentor, master warrior, adventure, family, danger, goofy hero, mission, chosen one, villain, warrior, evil ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: goofy hero, adventure, good versus evil, daring rescue, friendship, imaginary, barbarian, heroes, youth, heroic mission, friends, loser ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, adventure, friendship, prophecy, creativity, heroic mission, family, teamwork, chosen one, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Shrek the Halls (2007)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: The Christmas tree isn't the only thing green in this new holiday classic. Shrek is back and trying to get into the spirit of the season. After promising Fiona and the kids a Christmas they'll remember, he is forced to take a crash course ...
Style: humorous, fairy tale, exciting, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: holiday, friendship, donkey, cat, christmas tree, family, danger, intrigue, gang, battles, friends, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014)
Genre: Animation, Short, 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, exciting, feel good, clever ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, toy, adventure, family, friendship, good versus evil, heroes, getting home, hopes, escapades, imaginary, danger ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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