Movies like The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
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 744K
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit enjoying his quiet life, is swept into an epic quest by Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves who seek to reclaim their mountain home from Smaug, the dragon.
Style: epic, captivating, exciting, scenic, serious, breathtaking, surprise ending, suspenseful, stylized, visually appealing ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, obsessive quest, dragon, adventurer, wizards, adventure, magical, warrior, monster, courage, elf, journey, mythology, wizards and magicians, creature, dark fantasy, swords and armor, treasure hunt, invisibility, sword fight, goblin, troll, dwarf ...
Time: 2010s, prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand

Most similar movies to The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, stylized, visually appealing and epic films with plots about adventure, good versus evil, danger, magic, imaginary, fantasy world and destiny mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Family genres. Some movies like The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey: Stardust (2007), Maleficent (2014), Jack the Giant Slayer (2013), Wrath of the Titans (2012), Dawn of the Dragonslayer (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, epic, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, fantasy world, adventure, imaginary kingdom, journey, friendship, imaginary, mythology, sword and sorcery, save the world, heroic mission, wizards ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
96%
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 161 min.
Story: The Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo has gained the One Ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back from the Dragon, Smaug.
Style: epic, exciting, stylized, captivating, intense ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, creature, magical, warrior, elf, adventure, fantasy world, sword and sorcery, monster, dragon, heroes ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 201 min.
Story: Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark ...
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, breathtaking, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, imaginary kingdom, warrior, battles, friendship, imaginary, wizards, sword and sorcery, save the world, monster, elf ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Immediately after the events of The Desolation of Smaug, Bilbo and the dwarves try to defend Erebor's mountain of treasure from others who claim it: the men of the ruined Laketown and the elves of Mirkwood. Meanwhile an army of Orcs led by Azog ...
Style: epic, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: good versus evil, elf, imaginary kingdom, battles, sword and sorcery, wizards and magicians, epic battle, dragon, adventure, heroic mission, imaginary, knight ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, atmospheric, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, good versus evil, elf, wizards, imaginary, friendship, imaginary kingdom, save the world, warrior, magical, monster ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Harry, Ron and Hermione continue their quest to vanquish the evil Voldemort once and for all. Just as things begin to look hopeless for the young wizards, Harry discovers a trio of magical objects that endow him with powers to rival Voldemort's ...
Style: exciting, stylized, atmospheric, entertaining, sincere ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, magical, chosen one, supernatural ability, good versus evil, friendship, imaginary, teacher, supernatural, magic, young heroes, sorcerer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1997, year 1998, 20th century ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Stardust (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, captivating, romantic, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: witch, imaginary kingdom, fall in love, imaginary, magical, adventure, pirate, true love, supernatural ability, love and romance, curses spells and rituals, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, 1850s, 1870s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: This time around Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, along with their pesky cousin Eustace Scrubb find themselves swallowed into a painting and on to a fantastic Narnian ship headed for the very edges of the world.
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, entertaining, visually appealing ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, good versus evil, prince, dragon, family, obsessive quest, wizards, ship, heroes, fantasy world, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, exciting, epic, scenic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, good versus evil, fantasy world, legends and myths, magical, parallel world, self sacrifice, adventure, talking animals, young heroes, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In 1926, Newt Scamander arrives at the Magical Congress of the United States of America with a magically expanded briefcase, which houses a number of dangerous creatures and their habitats. When the creatures escape from the briefcase, it sends the ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Plot: magical creature, good versus evil, wizards, magic, magic wand, fantasy world, adventure, friendship, teleportation, dark fantasy, rescue, magician ...
Time: 1920s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, arizona, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Maleficent (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The untold story of Disney's most iconic villain from the 1959 classic 'Sleeping Beauty'. A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading ...
Style: fairy tale, captivating, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Plot: fairy, witch, magical, good versus evil, fantasy world, dark fantasy, disney, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, wizards and magicians, villain, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A rogue prince reluctantly joins forces with a mysterious princess and together, they race against dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands of Time – gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, rivalry, heroes, betrayal, time travel, fall in love, princess, imaginary, prince, destiny, on the run, king ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia, asia, egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story of an ancient war that is reignited when a young farmhand unwittingly opens a gateway between our world and a fearsome race of giants. Unleashed on the Earth for the first time in centuries, the giants strive to reclaim the land they once ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, stylized, enigmatic, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: giant, adventure, imaginary kingdom, youth, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, heroic mission, save the princess, princess, family, imaginary, heroes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Ignoring threats to his life, Harry returns to Hogwarts to investigate – aided by Ron and Hermione – a mysterious series of attacks.
Style: exciting, fairy tale, twists and turns, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, wizards and magicians, magical, chosen one, boarding school life, magic, supernatural ability, wizards, school, curses spells and rituals, secret place, giant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1993, year 1992, 1990s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he ...
Style: exciting, fairy tale, twists and turns, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: good versus evil, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, friendship, chosen one, witch, fantasy world, magical, wizards, school, magic, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1991, year 1992, 1990s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Gellert Grindelwald has escaped imprisonment and has begun gathering followers to his cause—elevating wizards above all non-magical beings. The only one capable of putting a stop to him is the wizard he once called his closest friend, Albus ...
Style: breathtaking, atmospheric, exciting, bleak, mysterious ...
Plot: magical, wizards and magicians, witch, fantasy world, magical creature, giant animal, giant creature, dark fantasy, good versus evil, circus, friendship, adventure ...
Time: 1920s
Place: paris france, france, austria, new york, alps ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: As Harry begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as 'Property of the Half-Blood Prince', and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past.
Style: exciting, stylized, twists and turns, fairy tale, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: witch, wizards and magicians, magical, supernatural ability, chosen one, young heroes, good versus evil, school, prophecy, boarding school life, wizards, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1996, 1990s, 90s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Wrath of the Titans (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A decade after his heroic defeat of the monstrous Kraken, Perseus-the demigod son of Zeus-is attempting to live a quieter life as a village fisherman and the sole parent to his 10-year old son, Helius. Meanwhile, a struggle for supremacy rages ...
Style: exciting, stylized, epic, serious, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, superhuman powers, battles, legends and myths, immortality, rescue, destiny, fight for supremacy ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Dawn of the Dragonslayer (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dawn of the Dragonslayer tells the story of Will (Richard McWilliams), a shepherd's son whose land is ravaged by a dragon.
Style: exciting, stylized, light, serious, epic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, heroes, adventure, rivalry, escapades, love and romance, imaginary, youth, supernatural, imaginary kingdom, family relations, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 127 min.
Story: After the Evil Queen marries the King, she performs a violent coup in which the King is murdered and his daughter, Snow White, is taken captive. Almost a decade later, a grown Snow White is still in the clutches of the Queen. In order to obtain ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, serious, epic, scenic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, snow white, dark fantasy, magic, adventure, witch, queen, deception, immortality, imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Jason and the Argonauts (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jason, a fearless sailor and explorer, returns to his home land of Thessaly after a long voyage to claim his rightful throne. He learns, however, that he must first find the magical Golden Fleece. To do so, he must embark on an epic quest fraught ...
Style: exciting, tense, talky, entertaining, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: greek mythology, monster, adventure, skeleton, treasure hunt, heroes, adventurer, race against time, expedition, prophecy, rescue, ship ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Clash of the Titans (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Born of a god but raised as a man, Perseus is helpless to save his family from Hades, vengeful god of the underworld. With nothing to lose, Perseus volunteers to lead a dangerous mission to defeat Hades before he can seize power from Zeus and ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, good versus evil, legends and myths, adventure, superhuman powers, monster, supernatural ability, danger, curses spells and rituals, greek mythology, obsessive quest, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.3
 99K
Willow (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Fearful of a prophecy stating that a girl child will be born to bring about her downfall, the evil Queen Bavmorda imprisons all pregnant women within the formidable stronghold of Nockmaar. A child, Elora Danan, is born in the Nockmaar dungeons and ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, epic, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, adventure, heroes, good versus evil, queen, prophecy, imaginary kingdom, magic, heroic mission, monster, adventurer, dungeon ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In their quest to confront the ultimate evil, Percy and his friends battle swarms of mythical creatures to find the mythical Golden Fleece and to stop an ancient evil from rising.
Style: exciting, epic, semi serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: mythology, superhuman powers, young heroes, fantasy world, adventure, artifact, friendship, imaginary kingdom, demi god, imaginary, legends and myths, ocean or sea ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sean Anderson partners with his mom's boyfriend on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mythical island.
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, island, fantasy world, rescue, escapades, jungle, mission, dinosaur, gold, giant, hurricane, lost city ...
Time: 19th century
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 121K
Eragon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Hungary
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In his homeland of Alagaesia, a farm boy happens upon a dragon's egg -- a discovery that leads him on a predestined journey where he realized he's the one person who can defend his home against an evil king.
Style: exciting, epic, serious, fairy tale, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, fantasy world, adventure, chosen one, young heroes, imaginary, legends and myths, heroic mission, good versus evil, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
Clash of the Titans (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: To win the right to marry his love, the beautiful princess Andromeda, and fulfil his destiny, Perseus must complete various tasks including taming Pegasus, capturing Medusa's head, and battling the Kraken monster.
Style: exciting, stylized, intense, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, legends and myths, greek mythology, sea monster, adventure, good versus evil, heroic mission, invisibility, fight for supremacy, god, witch, soldier ...
Time: ancient history, future, 80s
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, exciting, serious, scenic, gloomy ...
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, wizards and magicians, obsessive quest, heroes, imaginary kingdom, mission, elf, imaginary, save the world, danger, escapades ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Golden Compass (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After overhearing a shocking secret, precocious orphan Lyra Belacqua trades her carefree existence roaming the halls of Jordan College for an otherworldly adventure in the far North, unaware that it's part of her destiny.
Style: epic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, orphan, parallel world, magical, witch, journey, imaginary, experiment, kidnapping, chosen one, best friends ...
Place: england, oxford university, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Harry, Ron and Hermione walk away from their last year at Hogwarts to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes, putting an end to Voldemort's bid for immortality. But with Harry's beloved Dumbledore dead and Voldemort's unscrupulous ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, bleak ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: chosen one, wizards and magicians, magical, young heroes, supernatural ability, wizards, bravery, magic, good versus evil, witch, adventure, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, year 1997, 1990s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
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