Movies like Inside Out

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Inside Out (2015)
 8.2
 539K
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, touching, inspirational, motivational, colourful, semi serious, humorous, cerebral, road movie, heartbreaking ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, life philosophy, coming of age, imaginary friend, childhood, dream, disney, memory, creativity, friendship, joy, anger, sadness, fear, disgust, adventure, happy ending, lifestyle change, character change, loneliness, imagination, family relations, parents and children, starting over, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, minnesota

Most similar movies to Inside Out

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out clever, humorous, entertaining and light films with plots about runaway, mentor, children, storytelling, childhood, destiny and catastrophe mostly in Animation, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Inside Out: Frozen (2013), Zootopia (2016), Bolt (2008), Monsters, Inc. (2001), Wreck-It Ralph (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 510K
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: touching, feel good, exciting, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: princess, adventure, family, magical, royal family, queen, prince, supernatural ability, snow, good versus evil, family relations, imaginary kingdom ...
Place: europe, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 385K
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, feel good, humorous, funny, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: disney, missing person, animals, happy ending, adventure, utopia, anthropomorphism, friendship, investigation, animal protagonist, secret laboratory, mysterious villain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.9
 172K
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, humorous, entertaining, touching, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: disney, human animal relationship, friendship, adventure, family, dog, fish out of water, cat, pets, unlikely partners, getting home, hamster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, ohio, missouri, illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, 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: inventions and discoveries, technology gone awry, adventure, food, parents and children, mad scientist, family, goofy hero, disorder, social misfits, fall in love, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.1
 728K
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: feel good, funny, humorous, sweet, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, date night, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, fear, monster, rivalry, imaginary, invisibility, adventure, kidnapping, villain, fish out of water, odd couple, cheating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: villain, car race, courage, misfit, adventure, fish out of water, escapades, imaginary, lifestyle change, nothing goes right, friendship, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ 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, emotional, atmospheric, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: friendship, mysterious character, magical, family, miniature person, adventure, childhood, maid, friends, secret, daring rescue, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, atmospheric, touching, serious, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: coming of age, emperor, bamboo, princess, parents and children, imaginary, in the woods, family relations, youth, wooing, japanese woman, friendship ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 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: cross country, usa, australia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, 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, friendship, island, adventure, food, technology gone awry, chaos and mayhem, danger, inventor, save the day, family, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: family, tree, childhood, friendship, environmentalism, young heroes, danger, greed, adventure, obsessive quest, disney, deforestation ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.3
 215K
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: touching, humorous, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: underwater, fish, memory loss, adventure, friendship, amnesia, family, ocean, self doubt, teamwork, reunion, octopus ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.7
 459K
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: humorous, feel good, entertaining, sweet, not serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adoption, family, orphan, friendship, disney, little girl, chase, supervillain, adoptive father, villain, assistant, mad scientist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 20th century, year 1969 ...
Place: usa, egypt, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 85K
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, family, human becomes animal, transformation, self discovery, brother brother relationship, animals, self sacrifice, survival, bear ...
Time: prehistory, 1890s, prehistoric times
Place: alaska, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: friendship, winnie the pooh, family, elephant, happy ending, talking animals, children, forest, adventure, childhood, storytelling, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 50K
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, feel good, exciting, colourful, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, fantasy world, friendship, adventure, family, young heroes, danger, fish out of water, escapades, disorder, prejudice, steampunk ...
Time: victorian
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: feel good, humorous, funny, colourful, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, toddlers
Plot: jungle, friendship, adventure, elephant, rescue, determination, family, friends, fantasy world, goofy hero, save the day, heroic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.3
 670K
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: humorous, touching, feel good, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, toys, escape, friends, adventure, imaginary, cowboy, peril, dog, toy comes to life, toy, teddy bear ...
Time: 2010s
Place: kindergarten, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 334K
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: humorous, light, fairy tale, touching, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: princess, magical, royal family, bear, disney, curses spells and rituals, witch, queen, rebellious daughter, bravery, archery, kingdom ...
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Letter to Momo (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Clinging to an unfinished letter written by her recently deceased father, young Momo moves with her mother from bustling Tokyo to the remote Japanese island of Shio. Upon their arrival, she begins to explore her new habitat, meeting local children ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, stylized
Audience: family outing
Plot: supernatural, island, leaving home, life turned upside down, family relations, countryside, ghost, disorder, coping, teenage life, imaginary character, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
 226K
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: touching, colourful, exciting, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids
Plot: island, disney, ocean, adventure, mythology, quest, family, friendship, young girl, girl, destiny, magic ...
Place: pacific ocean, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: dinosaur, friendship, adventure, natural disaster, survival, tyrannosaurus rex, earthquake, animal life, family, danger, babies and infants, wilderness ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 20K
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: feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, small town, dragon, presumed dead, invisibility, orphan, part animation, family, adventure, escapades, imaginary, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 28K
Hop (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: E.B., the Easter Bunny's teenage son, heads to Hollywood, determined to become a drummer in a rock 'n' roll band. In LA, he's taken in by Fred after the out-of-work slacker hits E.B. with his car.
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, entertaining, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: easter, talking animals, easter bunny, audition, desire for fame, ambition, drummer, nothing goes right, family relations, leaving home, track down, hollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, clever, funny ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing, teens
Plot: family, mischievous children, adventure, friendship, buddies, elementary school, escapades, save the day, urban, danger, children, greed ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Monsters University (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University — when they weren't necessarily the best of friends.
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: university, college, friendship, odd couple, bully, monster, student life, teamwork, competition, teachers and students, underdog, disney ...
Time: 1990s, 2000s, 2010s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, santa claus, race against time, family, letter, escapades, adventure, elf, assistant, sleigh, clumsiness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: idaho, toronto ontario canada, mexico, cuba, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
 77K
The Smurfs (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When the evil wizard Gargamel chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village, they tumble from their magical world and into ours -- in fact, smack dab in the middle of Central Park. Just three apples high and stuck in the Big Apple, the Smurfs ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, exciting, funny, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: chase, blue, family, magic, fish out of water, disorder, friends, curses spells and rituals, adventure, getting home, urban, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Peanuts Movie (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Snoopy embarks upon his greatest mission as he and his team take to the skies to pursue their arch-nemesis, while his best pal Charlie Brown begins his own epic quest back home.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sweet, comic ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: family, friendship, peanuts, friends, love and romance, young heroes, pets, youth, small town, young lovers, alter ego, school ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, warrior, foe turned friend, journey, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, human animal relationship, animal training ...
Place: scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%