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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
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: captivating, exciting, epic, scenic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, surprise ending, intense, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, obsessive quest, adventurer, courage, adventure, treasure hunt, imaginary, journey, fantasy world, dragon, invisibility, wizards and magicians, monster, mythology, dwarf, magical, good versus evil, chase, sword fight, wizards, warrior, creature, beautiful scenery, dialogue, imagination ...
Time: 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, serious and scenic films with plots about adventure, escapades, magic, fantasy world, imaginary, destiny and good versus evil mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey: Jack the Giant Slayer (2013), Clash of the Titans (2010), Dawn of the Dragonslayer (2011), Legend of the Seeker (2008), Wrath of the Titans (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
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, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, treasure hunt, creature, dragon, adventure, swords and armor, heroic, dwarf, warrior, magical, giant spider ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Genre: 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: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, epic, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, imaginary kingdom, friendship, imaginary, journey, sword and sorcery, save the world, heroic mission, fantasy world, medieval, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: mine, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: exciting, captivating, epic, stylized, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, friendship, save the world, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, heroic mission, pride and honor, army, attack, magical ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, dragon, epic battle, battle, sword and sorcery, adventure, battles, treasure hunt, corruption, heroic mission, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Genre: Action, 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, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, friendship, adventure, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, battles, warrior, suspicion, dwarf, ancient, courage, heroic mission ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
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: atmospheric, exciting, fairy tale, epic, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, good versus evil, family, fantasy world, young heroes, magical, parallel world, adventure, self sacrifice, king, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: dungeon, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
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, epic, serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, dragon, family, witch, good versus evil, adventure, ship, obsessive quest, quest, snowing, king, magic ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
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: stylized, exciting, serious, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, giant, adventure, youth, young heroes, heroic mission, legends and myths, heroes, curses spells and rituals, princess, horse, save the princess ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, serious, stylized, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhuman powers, adventure, legends and myths, mythology, good versus evil, danger, heroic mission, supernatural ability, obsessive quest, curses spells and rituals, greek mythology, sea monster ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, epic, serious, sentimental, stylized
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, dragon, heroes, obsessive quest, young heroes, adventure, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, young lovers, chases and races, supernatural ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Legend of the Seeker (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The adventures of woodsman Richard Cypher, who discovers that he was born to fulfill a prophecy of becoming a guardian hero to oppressed people. With the help of a mysterious woman named Kahlan and a wise old wizard named Zedd, he must stop a ...
Style: exciting, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, adventure, save the world, ancient, magical, imaginary, witch, escapades, chosen one, loss of parent ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Captain Jack Sparrow crosses paths with a woman from his past, and he's not sure if it's love -- or if she's a ruthless con artist who's using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. When she forces him aboard the Queen ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: pirate, ship, captain, chase, ancient mystery, mermaid, swashbuckler, adventure, immortality, battle, treasure hunt, treasure ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, spain, england, 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: epic, serious, exciting, stylized, comic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, greek mythology, immortality, heroic mission, good versus evil, legends and myths, mythology, rescue, destiny, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
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, serious, scary
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, chosen one, magical, friendship, young heroes, good versus evil, best friends, friends, curses spells and rituals, master villain, witch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 2010s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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: captivating, stylized, exciting, serious, fairy tale ...
Plot: witch, fairy, magical, good versus evil, in the woods, betrayal, imaginary kingdom, princess, curses spells and rituals, villain, dark fantasy, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, epic, semi serious, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: heroes, betrayal, rivalry, fall in love, time travel, danger, adventure, destiny, on the run, prince, horse, escapades ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia, asia, egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, twists and turns, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: witch, magical, wizards and magicians, chosen one, school, supernatural ability, boarding school life, best friends, giant, curses spells and rituals, friendship, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, year 1992, year 1993
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ 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, 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 ⇓
85%
Movie in collections
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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: feel good, stylized, fairy tale, light, captivating ...
Audience: date night, teens, family outing
Plot: witch, adventure, imaginary kingdom, true love, fall in love, supernatural ability, chase, escapades, pirate, love and romance, race against time, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, 1850s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Alice in Wonderland (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, fairy tale, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, escape from reality, queen, cat, fantasy world, journey, adventure, imagination, magic, transformation, mad ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, victorian era, 1800s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The 10th Kingdom (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 417 min.
Story: Two centuries after Snow White and Cinderella had their adventures, the Nine Kingdoms ready themselves for the coronation of Prince Wendel, Snow White's grandson, to the throne of the Fourth Kingdom. But an evil once-queen has freed herself ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, fairy tale, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, friendship, good versus evil, fairy, magical, journey, parallel world, imaginary, creature ...
Place: virginia, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The NeverEnding Story (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: While hiding from bullies in his school's attic, a young boy discovers the extraordinary land of Fantasia, through a magical book called The Neverending Story. The book tells the tale of Atreyu, a young warrior who, with the help of a luck ...
Style: feel good, touching, atmospheric, offbeat, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, dragon, good versus evil, escapades, magic, oracle, mythology, heroic mission, book, danger, on the road ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Jason and the Argonauts (1963)
Genre: 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, epic, serious, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, ship, greek mythology, skeleton, monster, obsessive quest, supernatural, heroic mission, bravery, ocean or sea, family, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
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: exciting, fairy tale, serious, scenic, epic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: queen, immortality, good versus evil, adventure, danger, deception, curses spells and rituals, witch, magic, imaginary kingdom, snow white, fantasy world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: parallel world, fantasy world, adventure, orphan, magical, experiment, best friends, journey, chosen one, animal, polar bear, compass ...
Place: england, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Last Airbender (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, epic, intense ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, adventure, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, martial arts, destiny, chosen one, save the world, master warrior, heroic mission, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: island, adventure, fantasy world, rescue, danger, mission, escapades, jungle, youth, adventurer, chase, dinosaur ...
Time: 19th century
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Oscar Diggs, a small-time circus illusionist and con-artist, is whisked from Kansas to the Land of Oz where the inhabitants assume he's the great wizard of prophecy, there to save Oz from the clutches of evil.
Style: fairy tale, colourful, light, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: witch, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, adventure, magic, magic trick, illusion, prophecy, circus, escapades, save the kingdom ...
Time: 1900s
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 133 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: exciting, entertaining, fairy tale, light, semi serious ...
Plot: good versus evil, teleportation, magic, magical creature, magic wand, friendship, chase, rescue, adventure, robbery, englishman abroad, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 1920s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, dungeon, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, stylized, serious, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, wizards and magicians, chosen one, supernatural ability, magical, invisibility, best friends, adventure, magic, witch, teleportation, werewolf ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, year 1998
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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