Movies like Hotel Transylvania

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Hotel Transylvania (2012)
 7.1
 202K
Hotel Transylvania (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Welcome to Hotel Transylvania, Dracula's lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up and no humans are allowed. One special weekend, Dracula has invited all his best friends to celebrate his beloved daughter Mavis's 118th birthday. For Dracula catering to all of these legendary monsters is no problem but the party really starts when one ordinary guy stumbles into the hotel and changes everything!
Style: humorous, not serious, melancholic, absurd, offbeat, funny, fairy tale, clever, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: teenage love, hotel, vampire, father daughter relationship, dracula, supernatural romance, magic, magical creature, frankenstein, human becomes animal, imaginary, skeleton, odd, monsters, cemetery, witches, friendship, mummy, birthday, invisible man, sarcasm, love, zombie, witch, monster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 19th century, year 2012, 1890s
Place: romania, europe, transylvania, moscow russia, hawaii, paris france

Most similar movies to Hotel Transylvania

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, entertaining, clever and funny films with plots about family, adventure, children, redemption, fantasy world, dialogue and kids and family mostly in Animation, Family and Comedy genres. Some movies like Hotel Transylvania: Despicable Me (2010), Tangled (2010), Despicable Me 2 (2013), The Smurfs 2 (2013), The Croods (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the old-old-old-fashioned vampire Vlad arrives at the hotel for an impromptu family get-together, Hotel Transylvania is in for a collision of supernatural old-school and modern day cool.
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: imaginary, hotel, family, vampire, monsters, adventure, grandfather grandson relationship, children, culture clash, witch, mummy, zombie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: romania, transylvania, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 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, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adoption, family, orphan, friendship, little girl, adoptive father, supervillain, chase, mad scientist, children, assistant, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 20th century, year 1969 ...
Place: usa, north korea, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dracula, Mavis, Johnny and the rest of the Drac Pack take a vacation on a luxury Monster Cruise Ship, where Dracula falls in love with the ship's captain, Ericka, who's secretly a descendant of Abraham Van Helsing, the notorious monster ...
Style: dark humor, absurd, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teen comedy, pre-teens, preschoolers, kids, date night
Plot: dracula, cruise ship, monster, vampire, werewolf, vampire hunter, female vampire, invisible man, horror for children, frankenstein, mystery, marriage proposal ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, 19th century
Place: transylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.8
 361K
Tangled (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When the kingdom's most wanted-and most charming-bandit Flynn Rider hides out in a mysterious tower, he's taken hostage by Rapunzel, a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Flynn's curious captor, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, fairy tale, touching, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: princess, follow your dream, unlikely couple, horse, adventure, imaginary kingdom, family, young lovers, love and romance, fall in love, queen, tower ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 340K
Despicable Me 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, anti heroes, adoption, bakery, spy, cat, first date, falling in love, secret agent, parent child relationship, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.4
 34K
The Smurfs 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, France, Canada, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The evil wizard Gargamel creates a couple of mischievous Smurf-like creatures called the Naughties that he hopes will let him harness the all-powerful, magical Smurf-essence. But when he discovers that only a real Smurf can give him what he wants, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, melancholic, entertaining, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: family, chases and races, imaginary, chase, disorder, kidnapping, good versus evil, rescue, curses spells and rituals, friends, confined, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Animal pals Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria are still trying to make it back to New York's Central Park Zoo. They are forced to take a detour to Europe to find the penguins and chimps who broke the bank at a Monte Carlo casino. When French ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, stylized, sentimental ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: circus, getting home, adventure, on the road, family, buddies, verbal byplay, friendship, animal life, escapades, friends, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, africa, monte carlo, rome italy, atlantic ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Scooby-Doo and the Reluctant Werewolf (1988)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Shaggy is turned into a werewolf, and it's up to Scooby, Scrappy and Shaggy's girlfriend to help him win a race against other monsters, and become human again.
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, teens, family outing, kids
Plot: mummy, vampire, werewolf, car race, adventure, goofy hero, contests and competitions, curses spells and rituals, family, ambition, escapades, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 175K
The Croods (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Croods is a prehistoric comedy adventure that follows the world's first family as they embark on a journey of a lifetime when the cave that has always shielded them from danger is destroyed. Traveling across a spectacular landscape, the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, survival, youth, family life, family, parents and children, family relations, journey, father daughter relationship, life turned upside down, escapades, caveman ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric, ancient world, prehistoric times ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world.
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, light, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: family, adventure, pirate, partners, iceberg, ship, friendship, ice age, getting home, natural disaster, talking animals, father daughter relationship ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, obsessive quest, tree, friendship, environmentalism, adventure, young heroes, childhood, danger, talking animals, deforestation, happy ending ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: inventions and discoveries, technology gone awry, adventure, food, mad scientist, parents and children, family, social misfits, small town, goofy hero, disorder, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School (1988)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Scooby, Shaggy and Scrappy Doo are on their way to a Miss Grimwood's Finishing School for Girls, where they have been hired as gym teachers. Once there, however, they find that it is actually a school for girl ghouls.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mummy, school, cartoon dog, ghost, werewolf, anti heroes, adventure, high school, odd couple, daring rescue, family, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.8
 3K
Happy Family (2017)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Horror
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Wishbone family is far from happy. With a struggling bookshop, an overworked husband, and two misunderstood teenagers, Emma is at her wit's end trying to be the perfect mom. After dragging her family to a costume party on Halloween night, ...
Style: feel good, light, entertaining, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: teenage girl, father daughter relationship, vampire, family life, hotel, supernatural, summer vacation, werewolf, romance, holiday, happiness, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, entertaining, colourful, touching ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: christmas, family, holiday, santa claus, race against time, escapades, adventure, letter, redemption, runaway, elf, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cuba, mexico, toronto ontario canada, idaho, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A struggling songwriter named Dave Seville finds success when he comes across a trio of singing chipmunks: mischievous leader Alvin, brainy Simon, and chubby, impressionable Theodore.
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, touching, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens
Plot: chipmunk, family, friendship, music band, young heroes, music, anthropomorphism, rising to stardom, siblings relations, father son relationship, talking animals, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, paris france, cincinnati ohio, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.0
 34K
Garfield 2 (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Garfield is back and this time Garfield and his canine sidekick Odie follows their owner, Jon Arbuckle, to England, the U.K. may never recover, as Garfield is mistaken for a look-alike, regal cat who has inherited a castle.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: cat, pets, family, rescue, adventure, friendship, nobility, luxury, resort, disorder, friends, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, humorous, funny, fairy tale, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: friendship, fear, monster, rivalry, imaginary, invisibility, cheating, kidnapping, adventure, villain, odd couple, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 153K
Shark Tale (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Oscar is a small fish whose big aspirations often get him into trouble. Meanwhile, Lenny is a great white shark with a surprising secret that no sea creature would guess: He's a vegetarian. When a lie turns Oscar into an improbable hero and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, funny, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: shark, fish, underwater, adventure, animal life, talking animals, anthropomorphism, anthropomorphic animal, animals, friendship, reggae, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fantasy world, good versus evil, family, adventure, friendship, young heroes, escapades, fish out of water, danger, disorder, prejudice, steampunk ...
Time: victorian
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens
Plot: chase, family, blue, magic, fish out of water, disorder, getting home, curses spells and rituals, friends, urban, adventure, talking animals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 376K
Shrek 2 (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shrek, Fiona and Donkey set off to Far, Far Away to meet Fiona's mother and father. But not everyone is happy. Shrek and the King find it hard to get along, and there's tension in the marriage. The fairy godmother discovers that Shrek has ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, funny, feel good, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: princess, transformation, odd couple, adventure, good versus evil, magic, ogre, family, prince, friendship, dragon, teamwork ...
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.9
 554K
Shrek (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot -- a ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, witty, surprise ending, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: opposites attract, princess, reluctant partners, swamp, dragon, save the princess, ogre, adventure, love and romance, friendship, odd couple, daring rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
Casper: A Spirited Beginning (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A prequel to the first animated/live-action Casper feature, Casper: A Spirited Beginning introduces the friendliest ghost you'll ever know and explains how Casper met and befriended the other ghouls at Applegate Manor. After being stranded, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: ghost, fish out of water, father son relationship, teacher student relationship, single father, friendship, mischievous children, workaholic, family, supernatural ability, adventure, young heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.1
 164K
Enchanted (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The beautiful princess Giselle is banished by an evil queen from her magical, musical animated land and finds herself in the gritty reality of the streets of modern-day Manhattan. Shocked by this strange new environment that doesn't operate on ...
Style: humorous, fairy tale, romantic, stylized, sweet ...
Audience: kids, date night, family outing, chick flick, preschoolers
Plot: princess, true love, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, prince, witch, parallel world, love and romance, rescue, destiny, fish out of water, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Wild Thornberrys Movie (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Eliza and Debbie are two sisters who don't always get along. But their relationship is put to the test when Debbie's life is in danger, and Eliza might have to give up her power to talk to animals....
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: rescue, baboon, safari, chimpanzee, wildlife, adventure, family, solar eclipse, kidnapping, wilderness, heroic mission, sibling relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Toy Story of Terror! (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: What starts out as a fun road trip for the Toy Story gang takes an unexpected turn for the worse when the trip detours to a roadside motel. After one of the toys goes missing, the others find themselves caught up in a mysterious sequence of events ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, clever, funny ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: toys, on the road, adventure, hotel, halloween, family, dinosaur, cowboy, objects come to life, danger, imaginary, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 84K
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, entertaining, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, adventure, benign alien, alien, family, alien invasion, save the world, imaginary, escapades, danger, odd couple, distant planet ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, australia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 86K
ParaNorman (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the town of Blithe Hollow, Norman Babcock is a boy who can speak to the dead, but no one besides his eccentric new friend, Neil, believes his ability is real. One day, Norman's estranged eccentric uncle tells him of an important annual ...
Style: gothic, semi serious, puppet animation, macabre, dark humor ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: ghost, small town, witch, supernatural, save the day, young heroes, zombie, chosen one, supernatural ability, school, family, friendship ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Book of Life (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must ...
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, suspenseful, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, escapades, fall in love, true love, hopes, destiny, family, bullfighting, love and romance, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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