Movies like Inside Out

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Inside Out (2015)
 8.2
 575K
Inside Out (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness. The emotions live in Headquarters, the control center inside Riley's mind, where they help advise her through everyday life. As Riley and her emotions struggle to adjust to a new life in San Francisco, turmoil ensues in Headquarters. Although Joy, Riley's main and most important emotion, tries to keep things positive, the emotions conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house and school.
Style: emotional, inspirational, touching, motivational, colourful, cerebral, semi serious, humorous, road movie, heartbreaking ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, life philosophy, happy ending, coming of age, memory, disney, childhood, joy, imaginary friend, friendship, creativity, dream, sadness, subconscious, fear, adventure, family relations, parents and children, starting over, imaginary, anger, disgust, laziness, character change, lifestyle change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, minnesota

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Most similar movies to Inside Out

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out clever, melancholic, humorous and visually appealing films with plots about mentor, childhood, storytelling, runaway, children, adventure and unlikely friendships mostly in Animation, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Inside Out: Monsters, Inc. (2001), Wreck-It Ralph (2012), Frozen (2013), Zootopia (2016), Finding Dory (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.0
 779K
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Sullivan and Mike Wazowski are monsters, they earn their living scaring children and are the best in the business... even though they're more afraid of the children than they are of them. When a child accidentally enters their world, ...
Style: sweet, funny, feel good, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: monster, friendship, adventure, imaginary, rivalry, fear, invisibility, friends, kidnapping, villain, fish out of water, odd couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.7
 364K
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: exciting, humorous, touching, sweet, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, car race, imaginary, villain, obsessive quest, escapades, misfit, lifestyle change, courage, fish out of water, friendship, journey ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 550K
Frozen (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
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: feel good, fairy tale, touching, exciting, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: princess, adventure, disney, family, supernatural ability, magical, snow, love and romance, royal family, queen, imaginary, sisters ...
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 409K
Zootopia (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.
Style: witty, humorous, funny, feel good, allegory ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: disney, happy ending, animals, talking animals, adventure, missing person, anthropomorphism, anthropomorphic animal, friendship, investigation, utopia, animal protagonist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 7.3
 227K
Finding Dory (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dory is reunited with her friends Nemo and Marlin in the search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?
Style: feel good, light, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, underwater, fish, memory loss, friendship, disney, amnesia, self doubt, family, reunion, teamwork, ocean ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 94K
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, entertaining, fairy tale, colourful, light ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: disney, family, tree, obsessive quest, childhood, friendship, environmentalism, danger, greed, walled city, adventure, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 92K
Brother Bear (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When an impulsive boy named Kenai is magically transformed into a bear, he must literally walk in another's footsteps until he learns some valuable life lessons. His courageous and often zany journey introduces him to a forest full of wildlife, ...
Style: touching, humorous, fairy tale, inspirational, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, adventure, redemption, human becomes animal, family, grizzly bear, disney, transformation, self discovery, talking animals, brother brother relationship, anthropomorphic animal ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 1890s
Place: alaska, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The little prince (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the best-seller book 'The Little Prince', the movie tells the story of a little girl that lives with resignation in a world where efficiency and work are the only dogmas. Everything will change when accidentally she discovers her ...
Style: stylized, fairy tale, touching, sweet, colourful ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: adventure, imaginary, airplane, self discovery, mysterious planet, philosophy, little boy, imaginary kingdom, social differences, surrealism, old man, little girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady. The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her - but ultimately she must confront her fate, the ...
Style: stylized, touching, atmospheric, melancholic, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: princess, emperor, coming of age, parents and children, family relations, youth, japanese woman, friendship, female protagonist, dream, children, little girl ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
 248K
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, touching, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids
Plot: disney, happy ending, island, adventure, ocean, young girl, mythology, destiny, quest, family, magic, runaway ...
Place: pacific ocean, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.0
 165K
The Iron Giant (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the small town of Rockwell, Maine in October 1957, a giant metal machine befriends a nine-year-old boy and ultimately finds its humanity by unselfishly saving people from their own fears and prejudices.
Style: touching, exciting, sentimental, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: androids and robots, benign alien, friendship, cold war, prejudice, small town, adventure, giant robot, family, giant, self sacrifice, paranoia ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Secret World of Arrietty (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 14-year-old Arrietty and the rest of the Clock family live in peaceful anonymity as they make their own home from items "borrowed" from the house's human inhabitants. However, life changes for the Clocks when a human boy discovers ...
Style: touching, scenic, sweet, serious, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: friendship, mysterious character, miniature person, family, magical, adventure, childhood, friends, daring rescue, parents and children, maid, runaway ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the disastrous food storm in the first film, Flint and his friends are forced to leave the town. Flint accepts the invitation from his idol Chester V to join The Live Corp Company, which has been tasked to clean the island, and where the best ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, colourful, funny ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: scientist, adventure, inventor, friendship, food, technology gone awry, chaos and mayhem, danger, island, save the day, family, creator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inventor Flint Lockwood creates a machine that makes clouds rain food, enabling the down-and-out citizens of Chewandswallow to feed themselves. But when the falling food reaches gargantuan proportions, Flint must scramble to avert disaster. Can he ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, food, inventor, parents and children, technology gone awry, mad scientist, family, goofy hero, inventions and discoveries, save the world, fall in love, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.8
 182K
Bolt (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bolt is the star of the biggest show in Hollywood. The only problem is, he thinks it's real. After he's accidentally shipped to New York City and separated from Penny, his beloved co-star and owner, Bolt must harness all his "super ...
Style: exciting, sweet, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, adventure, disney, human animal relationship, friendship, cat, family, pets, hamster, unlikely partners, fish out of water, getting home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, ohio, missouri, illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.3
 725K
Toy Story 3 (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Woody, Buzz, and the rest of Andy's toys haven't been played with in years. With Andy about to go to college, the gang find themselves accidentally left at a nefarious day care center. The toys must band together to escape and return home ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, funny, witty ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: toys, adventure, friendship, escape, imaginary, escapades, objects come to life, peril, friends, henchman, kindergarten, teamwork ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.6
 483K
Despicable Me (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Villainous Gru lives up to his reputation as a despicable, deplorable and downright unlikable guy when he hatches a plan to steal the moon from the sky. But he has a tough time staying on task after three orphans land in his care.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: adoption, family, orphan, disney, friendship, little girl, chase, villain, adoptive father, supervillain, assistant, mad scientist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1969, 20th century, 2010s ...
Place: north korea, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Pooh's Heffalump Movie (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Who or what exactly is a Heffalump? The lovable residents of the Hundred Acre Wood -- Winnie the Pooh, Rabbit, Tigger, Eeyore, Kanga and the rest of the pack -- embark on a journey of discovery in search of the elusive Heffalump. But as is always ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sweet, talky ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: winnie the pooh, disney, happy ending, friendship, talking animals, family, elephant, children, adventure, childhood, storytelling, forest ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Land Before Time (1988)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 69 min.
Story: An orphaned brontosaurus named Littlefoot sets off in search of the legendary Great Valley. A land of lush vegetation where the dinosaurs can thrive and live in peace. Along the way he meets four other young dinosaurs, each one a different species, ...
Style: touching, feel good, colourful, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, natural disaster, disney, dinosaur, friendship, survival, earthquake, tyrannosaurus rex, animal life, family, babies and infants, danger ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
 357K
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
Plot: happy ending, princess, kingdom, witch, disney, adventure, queen, magical, archery, royal family, curses spells and rituals, bear ...
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Horton Hears a Who! (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: One day, Horton the elephant hears a cry from help coming from a speck of dust. Even though he can't see anyone on the speck, he decides to help it. As it turns out, the speck of dust is home to the Whos, who live in their city of Whoville. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, colourful, funny ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, toddlers
Plot: adventure, friendship, determination, elephant, rescue, jungle, family, talking animals, friends, fantasy world, goofy hero, save the day ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Care Bears Movie (1985)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The Care Bears have their work cut out for them, because Nicolas, a lonely magician's assistant, is about to fall under the evil influence of a bad spirit who lives in an ancient magic book -- it seems Nicolas will do just about anything for ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, good versus evil, orphan, family, adventure, rescue, siblings relations, wish come true, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, young heroes, family relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 53K
The Boxtrolls (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orphaned boy raised by underground creatures called Boxtrolls comes up from the sewers and out of his box to save his family and the town from the evil exterminator, Archibald Snatcher.
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, colourful, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, steampunk, good versus evil, friendship, family, young heroes, danger, disorder, escapades, fish out of water, troll ...
Time: victorian
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Rugrats Movie (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Tommy faces responsibility when Dil, his new baby brother, is born. As with all newborns, the child becomes a bane to Tommy and the rest of his gang. They decide to return Dil to where he came from, the hospital, but they get lost along the way. Can ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, colourful, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, baby, mischievous children, family, friendship, rescue, disorder, siblings relations, hospital, responsibility, sibling rivalry, kids and family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 21K
Pete's Dragon (1977)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Pete, a young orphan, runs away to a Maine fishing town with his best friend a lovable, sometimes invisible dragon named Elliott! When they are taken in by a kind lighthouse keeper, Nora, and her father, Elliott's prank playing lands them in ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, dragon, small town, orphan, invisibility, presumed dead, part animation, adventure, family, imaginary, escapades, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.2
 159K
Lilo & Stitch (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A lonely Hawaiian girl named Lilo is being raised by her older sister, Nani, after their parents die -- under the watch of social worker Cobra Bubbles. When Lilo adopts a funny-looking dog and names him "Stitch," she doesn't realize ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, date night, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: disney, adoption, adventure, orphan, friendship, family relations, experiment, odd couple, rescue, good versus evil, fish out of water, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: hawaii, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, colourful, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, magical, santa claus, letter, race against time, family, escapades, reindeer, adventure, elf, assistant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, toronto ontario canada, idaho, cuba, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 67K
Trolls (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lovable and friendly, the trolls love to play around. But one day, a mysterious giant shows up to end the party. Poppy, the optimistic leader of the Trolls, and her polar opposite, Branch, must embark on an adventure that takes them far beyond the ...
Style: colourful, light, sweet, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: troll, adventure, friendship, family, music, disney, princess, happy ending, escape, dancing, abduction, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.9
 54K
The Rescuers (1977)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: What can two little mice possibly do to save an orphan girl who's fallen into evil hands? With a little cooperation and faith in oneself, anything is possible! As members of the mouse-run International Rescue Aid Society, Bernard and Miss ...
Style: light, touching, feel good, semi serious, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: mouse, rescue, adventure, friendship, kidnapping, heroes, mole, on the run, chase, disney, danger, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Hey Arnold! The Movie (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: When a powerful developer named Mr. Scheck wants to knock down all the stores and houses in Arnold's neighborhood to build a huge "mall-plex", it looks likes the neighborhood is doomed to disappear. But with the help of a superhero ...
Style: humorous, feel good, melancholic, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, family, mischievous children, friendship, buddies, elementary school, escapades, save the day, danger, children, greed, multiple storylines ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%