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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, 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, breathtaking, captivating, scenic, dark fantasy, exciting, visually appealing, atmospheric, sincere, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: dragon, sword fight, fantasy world, adventure, ancient, wizards, creature, sword and sorcery, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, magical, elf, mythology, adventurer, courage, warrior, obsessive quest, characters in danger, monster, treasure hunt, heroic mission, swords and armor, heroes, troll, imagination ...
Time: future, 2010s, prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand

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Most similar movies to The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, dark fantasy, visually appealing and epic films with plots about adventure, magic, good versus evil, fantasy world, destiny, danger and mythology mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Family genres. Some movies like The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey: Jack the Giant Slayer (2013), Stardust (2007), Warcraft (2016), Maleficent (2014), The Lord of the Rings (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, breathtaking, heroic, exciting, dark fantasy ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: dragon, fantasy world, sword and sorcery, good versus evil, sword fight, adventure, warrior, imaginary kingdom, magical, elf, wizards, adventurer ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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: epic, atmospheric, scenic, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: sword fight, friendship, sword and sorcery, adventure, good versus evil, fantasy world, mythology, monster, magic, river, journey, medieval ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
97%
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, suspenseful, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: battles, dragon, good versus evil, fantasy world, sword fight, imaginary kingdom, wizards, sword and sorcery, elf, adventurer, knight, heroes ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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, atmospheric, stylized, exciting, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: sword fight, friendship, good versus evil, courage, magical, adventure, army, magic, wizards, sword and sorcery, monster, ancient ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Genre: Action, 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, atmospheric, exciting, dark fantasy, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: sword fight, wizards, friendship, magic, adventure, magical, fantasy world, good versus evil, elf, mission, sword and sorcery, creature ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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, dark fantasy, exciting, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: magic, witch, wizards, friendship, magical creature, good versus evil, fantasy world, sorcerer, magic wand, adventure, chase, teleportation ...
Time: 1920s
Place: new york, england, usa, london, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family, 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, atmospheric, entertaining, sad, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, supernatural, friendship, magical, witch, chosen one, dragon, wizards and magicians, sorcerer, wizards, good versus evil, artifact ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, near future, year 2017, 90s ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: fantasy world, witch, good versus evil, adventure, legends and myths, imaginary kingdom, magic, parallel world, magical, family, talking animals, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, future, 20th century, year 1940
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
Genre: Action, 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: fairy tale, exciting, stylized, captivating, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: giant, adventure, imaginary kingdom, youth, legends and myths, magic, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, save the princess, family, princess, mythology ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, london, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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: visually appealing, captivating, entertaining, fairy tale, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, obsessive quest, parallel universe, wizards, fantasy world, witch, family, adventure, dragon, female warrior, alternate world, magic ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, entertaining, touching, scenic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: magic, harry potter, witch, friendship, adventure, magical, chosen one, fantasy world, school, boarding school, wizards, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s, year 1981, 90s, 20th century, year 1991 ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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, fairy tale, dark fantasy, scenic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: magic, harry potter, witch, witchcraft, magical, wizards, school, chosen one, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, betrayal, young heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, year 1996, year 1997
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, romantic, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens, kids, chick flick ...
Plot: witch, magic, adventure, true love, love and romance, imaginary kingdom, magical, pirate, sword fight, chase, steampunk, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, future, 50s, victorian era, 1850s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.7
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Warcraft (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China, USA, Canada, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and ...
Style: dark fantasy, exciting, psychotronic, captivating, visually appealing ...
Plot: sword and sorcery, wizards, monster, magic, good versus evil, sorcerer, fantasy world, invasion, magician, video game, warrior, creature ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: mysterious, dark fantasy, breathtaking, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: wizards, magical, wizards and magicians, witch, fantasy world, curse, magic, magical creature, teacher, harry potter, giant animal, magic wand ...
Time: 1920s
Place: paris france, france, new york, london, alps ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
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, entertaining, suspense, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: magic, harry potter, witch, boarding school, wizards, magical, teacher, creature, chosen one, supernatural, fantasy world, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 90s, year 1992 ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, humorous, romantic, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night, family outing
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, mermaid, chase, ship, swashbuckler, treasure, captain, adventurer, adventure, sword fight, mythical creature ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: london, england, spain, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Maleficent (2014)
Genre: 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, dark fantasy, visually appealing, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: witch, disney, princess, fairy, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, magical creature, magical, curse, kingdom ...
Time: 14th century, middle ages
Place: france, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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: dark fantasy, epic, scenic, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: magic, harry potter, witch, magical, wizards, boarding school, wizards and magicians, chosen one, bravery, young heroes, friendship, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, year 1998, year 1997
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, scenic, serious, epic, exciting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, mission, wizards and magicians, obsessive quest, heroes, wizards, witchcraft, elf, friendship, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: prehistory, 70s, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.1
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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: fairy tale, exciting, serious, epic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, chosen one, adventure, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, supernatural ability, young heroes, legends and myths, fantasy world, good versus evil, destiny, medieval ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Legend of the Seeker (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 44 min.
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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, heroic, dark fantasy, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, witch, magical, wizards and magicians, ancient, chosen one, witchcraft, save the world, wizards, forbidden love ...
⇓ 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: entertaining, exciting, serious, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, monster, greek mythology, legends and myths, adventure, ancient history, supernatural ability, ancient, good versus evil, god, myth, heroic mission ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Accident prone teenager, Percy discovers he's actually a demi-God, the son of Poseidon, and he is needed when Zeus' lightning is stolen. Percy must master his new found skills in order to prevent a war between the Gods that could devastate ...
Style: exciting, humorous, epic, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: mythology, adventure, greek mythology, monster, legends and myths, teenage life, good versus evil, centaur, demi god, young heroes, superhuman powers, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: las vegas, empire state building manhattan new york city, tennessee, ancient greece, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Wrath of the Titans (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Spain
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: entertaining, exciting, stylized, serious, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, legends and myths, fantasy world, adventure, monster, maze, myth, heroic mission, demi god, sword and sorcery, good versus evil ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Harry, Ron and Hermione return to Hogwarts for another magic-filled year. Harry comes face to face with danger yet again, this time in the form of escaped convict, Sirius Black – and turns to sympathetic Professor Lupin for help.
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, fairy tale, entertaining, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: magic, harry potter, witch, adventure, magical, time travel, friendship, witchcraft, fantasy world, good versus evil, werewolf, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 20th century, year 1994 ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 63K
Excalibur (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A surreal adaptation of Sir Thomas Malory's "Le Morte d'Arthur", chronicling Arthur Pendragon's conception, his rise to the throne, the search by his Knights of the Round Table for the Holy Grail, and ultimately his death.
Style: fairy tale, exciting, serious, stylized, intense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: arthurian legend, knight, king arthur, mythology, sword fight, adventure, witch, medieval, good versus evil, battles, legends and myths, magic ...
Time: middle ages, future, 5th century
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
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, fairy tale, epic, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: mythology, adventure, monster, friendship, heroic mission, young heroes, fantasy world, legends and myths, superhuman powers, youth, friends, greek mythology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
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Red Sonja (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Netherlands, Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The tyrant Gedren seeks the total power in a world of barbarism. She raids the city Hablac and kills the keeper of a talisman that gives her great power. Red Sonja, sister of the keeper, sets out with her magic sword to overthrow Gedren.
Style: sexy, entertaining, light, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, adventure, barbarian, medieval, villainess, female nudity, redheaded woman, supernatural, monster, wizards, warrior, maiden ...
Time: 80s, prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 138K
Labyrinth (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Frustrated with babysitting on yet another weekend night, Sarah - a teenager with an active imagination - summons the Goblins from her favourite book, "Labyrinth", to take the baby stepbrother away. When little Toby actually disappears, ...
Style: gothic, fairy tale, humorous, stylized, surreal ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: surrealism, good versus evil, rescue, adventure, friendship, heroes, beast, puppet, fantasy world, maze, imaginary kingdom, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%