Movies like Frankenweenie

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Frankenweenie (2012)
 6.9
 96K
Frankenweenie (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a car hits young Victor's pet dog Sparky, Victor decides to bring him back to life the only way he knows how. But when the bolt-necked "monster" wreaks havoc and terror in the hearts of Victor's neighbors, he has to convince them that Sparky's still the good, loyal friend he was.
Style: gothic, scary, macabre, humorous, offbeat, stylized, semi serious, dark, puppet animation, suspense ...
Audience: horror for children, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, experiment, afterlife, reincarnation, supernatural, monster, pets, back from the dead, animal death, loss of loved one, suburbs, teacher, experiment gone awry, frankenstein, creature, friends, family relations, shyness, neighbor, death, science, family, life, classmates, parents and children ...
Time: 1930s
Place: usa, netherlands

Most similar movies to Frankenweenie

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and light films with plots about family, friendship, disorder, adventure, friends, computer animation and dialogue mostly in Animation, Family and Comedy genres. Some movies like Frankenweenie: Corpse Bride (2005), The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), Coraline (2009), ParaNorman (2012), Monster House (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
 238K
Corpse Bride (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Set in a 19th-century european village, this stop-motion animation feature follows the story of Victor, a young man whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious corpse bride, while his real bride Victoria waits bereft in the land of the ...
Style: gothic, captivating, melancholic, offbeat, stylized ...
Audience: horror for children, date night, preschoolers
Plot: corpse, dark fantasy, afterlife, supernatural, supernatural romance, marriage, romance, loneliness, shyness, wedding, fall in love, disagreement ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Tired of scaring humans every October 31 with the same old bag of tricks, Jack Skellington, the spindly king of Halloween Town, kidnaps Santa Claus and plans to deliver shrunken heads and other ghoulish gifts to children on Christmas morning. But as ...
Style: gothic, stylized, atmospheric, offbeat, colourful ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing
Plot: halloween, christmas, dark fantasy, holiday, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, skeleton, goth, dreams, objects come to life, nightmare, friends ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.7
 191K
Coraline (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Coraline moves to an old house, she feels bored and neglected by her parents. She finds a hidden door with a bricked up passage. During the night, she crosses the passage and finds a parallel world where everybody has buttons instead of eyes, ...
Style: surreal, gothic, scary, stylized, dark ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, horror for children
Plot: parallel world, dark fantasy, family, adventure, danger, parents and children, talking animals, imaginary, family relations, weirdo, young heroes, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, michigan, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.0
 92K
ParaNorman (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
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, puppet animation, semi serious, scary, dark humor ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: supernatural ability, small town, ghost, supernatural, zombie, witch, curses spells and rituals, empathy, family, stereotypes, save the day, chosen one ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 98K
Monster House (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Monsters under the bed are scary enough, but what happens when an entire house is out to get you? Three teens aim to find out when they go up against a decrepit neighboring home and unlock its frightening secrets.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, dark, scary, humorous ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: halloween, haunted house, neighbor, computer animation, ghost, family, children, disorder, suburbs, friendship, supernatural, mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hotel Transylvania (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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 ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, melancholic, absurd ...
Audience: kids, horror for children, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: vampire, hotel, monster, monsters, teenage love, dracula, magical creature, supernatural romance, father daughter relationship, odd, human becoming an animal, witches ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, 19th century, 2010s ...
Place: romania, europe, transylvania, new york, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Cheese-loving eccentric Wallace and his cunning canine pal, Gromit, investigate a mystery in Nick Park's animated adventure, in which the lovable inventor and his intrepid pup run a business ridding the town of garden pests. Using only humane ...
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, not serious, claymation ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: experiment gone awry, dog, rabbit, love triangle, monster, competition, transformation, rivalry, garden, inventions and discoveries, disorder, fall in love ...
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 54K
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, family, good versus evil, friendship, young heroes, prejudice, escapades, danger, fish out of water, disorder ...
Time: victorian
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
 8.0
 795K
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, feel good, funny, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: friendship, monster, adventure, imaginary, rivalry, creature, fear, parallel world, friends, invisibility, kidnapping, villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Peanuts Movie (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, 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, feel good, semi serious, witty, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: family, friendship, young heroes, young lovers, youth, pets, dog, imagination, peanuts, computer animation, comics, small town ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, teens, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, inventor, parents and children, technology gone awry, mad scientist, family, food, goofy hero, fall in love, inventions and discoveries, disorder, unsupportive parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 84K
Chicken Little (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When the sky really is falling and sanity has flown the coop, who will rise to save the day? Together with his hysterical band of misfit friends, Chicken Little must hatch a plan to save the planet from alien invasion and prove that the world's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: chicken, young heroes, friendship, alien, spacecraft, fish, disney, adventure, family, small town, danger, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Meet the Robinsons (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this animated adventure, brilliant preteen inventor Lewis creates a memory scanner to retrieve his earliest recollections and find out why his mother gave him up for adoption. But when the villainous Bowler Hat Guy steals the machine, Lewis is ...
Style: exciting, humorous, futuristic, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, family, adventure, orphan, sent to the past, adoption, friendship, orphanage, computer animation, family life, dreams ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2030s
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown (2003)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Linus and Lucy's younger brother Rerun wants a dog for Christmas, and Snoopy's brother Spike may be the answer.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, dog, family, friendship, disorder, wish come true, hopes, pets, brother sister relationship, cartoon dog, brother brother relationship, children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Now, we find the rowdy extraterrestrial getting used to life with his new ohana. However, a malfunction in the ultimate creation of Dr. Jumba soon emerges, which reinstates his destructive programming and threatens to both ruin his friendship with ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, not serious, captivating
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: good versus evil, benign alien, adventure, friendship, heroes, danger, space and aliens, rivalry, pets, pet, family, adoption ...
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
101 Dalmatians 2: Patch's London Adventure (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Being one of 101 takes its toll on Patch, who doesn't feel unique. When he's accidentally left behind on moving day, he meets his idol, Thunderbolt, who enlists him on a publicity campaign.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dalmatian, pets, rescue, kidnapping, family relations, heroes, dog, puppy, friendship, disorder, tv show, good versus evil ...
Time: year 1962, 1960s, 60s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Jock the Hero Dog (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Animated-family adventure based on a true story that tells the heart-warming, coming-of-age story of a man and his best-friend, a lovable and fearless dog named, Jock. Set in the Bushveld near what is today the world famous Kruger National Park, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, friendship, animal life, pets, escapades, youth, danger, disorder, adolescence vs adulthood, dog, wilderness, family ...
Time: 19th century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
My Neighbors the Yamadas (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Yamadas are a typical middle class Japanese family in urban Tokyo and this film shows us a variety of episodes of their lives. With tales that range from the humourous to the heartbreaking, we see this family cope with life's little ...
Style: touching, offbeat, humorous, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, family life, eccentric family, surrealism, grandmother, middle class, computer animation, urban setting, family, misfit, youth ...
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
The Suicide Shop (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Musical
Country: France, Canada, Belgium
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A city where suicide is the only growing business. A shop where you can get everything to cater this urge. In the hand of one family for centuries.. till they get a happy baby. And he has to power to make all around him happy as well.
Style: dark humor, bleak, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family business, family problems, life turned upside down, family relations, suicide attempt, dysfunctional family, workplace, hopes, suicide thoughts, life is a bitch, social decay, store ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.0
 168K
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, semi serious, sentimental, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: androids and robots, benign alien, friendship, small town, prejudice, giant robots, self sacrifice, giant, cold war, adventure, giant robot, childhood ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Scooby-Doo and the Alien Invaders (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A cosmic case of flying saucers, intergalactic intrigue and out-of-this-world romance launches Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Gang into their most unearthly adventure ever.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, horror for children
Plot: scooby doo, save the world, benign alien, supernatural, obsessive quest, adventure, amateur detective, friendship, disorder, imaginary, misfit, good versus evil ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Jimmy Neutron is a boy genius and way ahead of his friends, but when it comes to being cool, he's a little behind. All until one day when his parents, and parents all over Earth are kidnapped by aliens, it's up to him to lead all the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, clever, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: rescue, alien, battle, battles, heroic mission, young heroes, genius, youth, inventions and discoveries, disorder, computer animation, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young boy and his dog, who happens to have a genius-level IQ, spring into action when their time-travel machine is stolen and moments in history begin to be changed.
Style: humorous, entertaining, witty, feel good, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, talking dog, time machine, young heroes, adventure, adoption, prodigy, sent to the past, dog, family, cartoon dog, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2014, 16th century, 2010s ...
Place: egypt, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Scooby-Doo! Frankencreepy (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Scooby-Doo and those "meddling kids" Shaggy, Fred, Daphne and Velma are back in this all-new original movie! Velma discovers she's inherited her great-great-uncle Dr. Von Dinkenstein’s cursed castle in the terrifying town of ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, visually appealing, light
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, horror for children
Plot: goofy hero, escapades, ghost, disorder, riddles and clues, mystery, friends, uncover truth, danger, heroes, adventure, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: This classic "Peanuts" tale focuses on the thumb-sucking, blanket-holding Linus, and his touching faith in the "Great Pumpkin." When Linus discovers that no one else believes in the creature, he sets out to prove that the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, nostalgic ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: halloween, peanuts, family, holiday, friendship, pets, misfit, humble, friends, disorder, buddies, young heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Teacher's Pet (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Spot (Lane) is a dog who can talk and read. Posing as a human, he sneaks into school with his master Leonard (Flemming). Educational adventures ensue
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: mad scientist, pets, school, adventure, family, fish out of water, wish come true, friendship, secret identity, mischievous children, young heroes, rescue ...
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
11%
A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: When Charlie Brown complains about the overwhelming materialism that he sees amongst everyone during the Christmas season, Lucy suggests that he become director of the school Christmas pageant. Charlie Brown accepts, but is a frustrating struggle. ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, nostalgic ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, director, peanuts, family, supportive friend, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, youth, misfit, underdog, young heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, feel good, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, horror for children, kids
Plot: monsters, imaginary, hotel, family, monster, imaginary kingdom, vampire, grandfather grandson relationship, adventure, mummy, zombie, witch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2013, year 2014, year 2015 ...
Place: romania, transylvania, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
11%
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: feel good, humorous, not serious, entertaining
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: cartoon dog, scooby doo, mummy, school, ghost, adventure, supernatural, amateur detective, friendship, rescue, fish out of water, save the day ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Scooby-Doo Meets the Boo Brothers (1987)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Shaggy inherits an old Southern estate from an uncle, he and his sleuthing hounds take a road trip. But they don't even make it to the mansion before the haunting starts. Amid headless horsemen, walking skeletons, and a menacing butler, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: ghost, supernatural, adventure, estate, haunted house, family, escapades, disorder, danger, pets, treasure, scooby doo ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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