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How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The thrilling second chapter of the epic How To Train Your Dragon trilogy brings back the fantastical world of Hiccup and Toothless five years later. While Astrid, Snotlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races (the island's new favorite contact sport), the now inseparable pair journey through the skies, charting unmapped territories and exploring new worlds. When one of their adventures leads to the discovery of a secret ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace.
Style: semi serious, humorous, atmospheric, feel good, stylized, exciting, sentimental, fairy tale, emotional, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, youth, warrior, family, best friends, save the day, adventurer, sacrifice, legends and myths, villain, journey, death of husband, wife husband relationship, rescue, adventure, viking, heroes, friendship, parent child relationship, escapades, imaginary, parents and children, chases and races, friends ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, exciting, semi serious and feel good films with plots about family, escapades, adventure, danger, friendship, animals and dialogue mostly in Animation, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like How to Train Your Dragon 2: Dragons: Riders of Berk (2012), Frozen (2013), Big Hero 6 (2014), Epic (2013), Arthur and the Invisibles (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, 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, preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, friendship, adventure, family, warrior, training, imaginary kingdom, journey, imaginary, animal training, vikings, teamwork ...
Place: scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dragons: Riders of Berk (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: DreamWorks Dragons is an American computer-animated television series airing on Cartoon Network based on the 2010 film How to Train Your Dragon. The series serves as a bridge between the first film and its 2014 sequel. Riders of Berk follows Hiccup ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, entertaining, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, imaginary, adventure, animal training, island, family, young heroes, friends, training, imaginary kingdom, challenge, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 7.5
 492K
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, humorous, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: princess, adventure, family, supernatural ability, queen, royal family, good versus evil, prince, wizards and magicians, save the day, family relations, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: europe, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Soren, a young barn owl, is kidnapped by owls of St. Aggie's, ostensibly an orphanage, where owlets are brainwashed into becoming soldiers. He and his new friends escape to the island of Ga'Hoole, to assist its noble, wise owls who fight ...
Style: captivating, exciting, stylized, serious, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, adventure, family, in the woods, heroic mission, birds, talking animals, queen, heroes, imaginary, partners ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.8
 346K
Big Hero 6 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.
Style: exciting, humorous, touching, witty, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: superhero, friendship, adventure, family, young heroes, robot, androids and robots, good versus evil, boy genius, imaginary, moral dilemma, revenge ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: san francisco, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.7
 93K
Epic (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A teenager finds herself transported to a deep forest setting where a battle between the forces of good and the forces of evil is taking place. She bands together with a rag-tag group characters in order to save their world -- and ours.
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, adventure, in the woods, imaginary, friendship, teenage life, save the kingdom, protector, queen, birds, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Arthur and the Invisibles (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Arthur is a spirited ten-year old whose parents are away looking for work, whose eccentric grandfather has been missing for several years, and who lives with his grandmother in a country house that, in two days, will be repossessed, torn down, and ...
Style: feel good, exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: family, young heroes, fairy, friendship, disappearance, imaginary, treasure, princess, rescue, good versus evil, fantasy world, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: dungeon, connecticut, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 171K
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, semi serious, feel good, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, survival, family life, parents and children, family relations, journey, youth, family, forces of nature, dangerous animal, family in danger, parenthood ...
Time: prehistory, ancient world, prehistoric, stone age, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Shrek Forever After (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A bored and domesticated Shrek pacts with deal-maker Rumpelstiltskin to get back to feeling like a real ogre again, but when he's duped and sent to a twisted version of Far Far Away—where Rumpelstiltskin is king, ogres are hunted, and he and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, exciting ...
Audience: date night, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids ...
Plot: magical, ogre, friendship, deal, cat, dragon, princess, queen, family, villain, royal court, verbal byplay ...
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Arthur 3: The War of the Two Worlds (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maltazard, the Evil M, is now 7 feet tall and evolving among the humans, causing terror wherever he goes. His goal is simple: forming an army of giant henchmen and ruling over the universe. Meanwhile, Arthur is still a Minimoy, and thus in a state ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, light, tense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: young heroes, adventure, friendship, heroic mission, rescue, escapades, family relations, disorder, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, danger, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Arthur and the Revenge of Maltazard (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Arthur answers a distress call from Princess Selenia, who is menaced by the nefarious Maltazard.
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, touching, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: fairy, young heroes, adventure, daring rescue, imaginary kingdom, youth, save the day, good versus evil, family, escapades, danger, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: An ancient myth of a massive creature sparks the curiosity of Tinker Bell and her good friend Fawn, an animal fairy who’s not afraid to break the rules to help an animal in need. But this creature is not welcome in Pixie Hollow — and the scout ...
Style: exciting, sentimental, fairy tale, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, friendship, adventure, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, dangerous animal, in the woods, rescue, fantasy world, curses spells and rituals, tomboy, good versus evil ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Magic Sword: Quest for Camelot (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: During the times of King Arthur, Kayley is a brave girl who dreams of following her late father as a Knight of the Round Table. The evil Ruber wants to invade Camelot and take the throne of King Arthur, and Kayley has to stop him.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: dragon, king arthur, camelot, sword, creature, adventure, good versus evil, knight, folk hero, family, young heroes, rescue ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, colourful, funny, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, toddlers
Plot: jungle, adventure, rescue, family, elephant, friendship, goofy hero, save the day, danger, talking animals, determination, swimming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, family, save the world, imaginary, alien, escapades, alien invasion, danger, odd couple, distant planet ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, australia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Happily N'Ever After (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An alliance of evil-doers, led by Frieda, looks to take over Fairy Tale Land. But when Ella realizes her stepmother is out to ruin her storybook existence, she takes a dramatic turn and blossoms into the leader of the resistance effort.
Style: not serious, fairy tale, humorous, feel good, awful ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, cinderella story, friendship, imaginary, good versus evil, danger, love and romance, friends, princess, cinderella, family, true love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sprung! The Magic Roundabout (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A shaggy, candy-loving puppy named Dougal along with a group of friends embarks on a dangerous journey in an effort to imprison their oppressor -- the evil ice sorcerer ZeeBad (Zebedee's evil twin). As the world is placed in mortal danger ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, exciting
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: friendship, good versus evil, young heroes, adventure, rescue, family, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, danger, escapades, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 87K
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, adventure, young heroes, tree, friendship, environmentalism, childhood, danger, chase, talking animals, deforestation ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 7.1
 160K
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, feel good, fairy tale, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: kids, date night, family outing, preschoolers, chick flick
Plot: princess, true love, imaginary kingdom, rescue, good versus evil, fall in love, love and romance, danger, prince, witch, queen, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Emperor's New Groove (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Kuzco is a self-centered emperor who summons Pacha from a village and to tell him that his home will be destroyed to make room for Kuzco's new summer home. Kuzco's advisor, Yzma, tries to poison Kuzco and accidentally turns him into a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, kids
Plot: emperor, friendship, llama, kingdom, adventure, change of heart, family, good versus evil, rescue, young heroes, escapades, partners ...
Time: ancient history, 15th century
Place: latin america, peru, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 321K
Brave (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
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, exciting, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, curses spells and rituals, princess, royal family, adventure, witch, magical, queen, rebellious daughter, bear, coming of age, archery ...
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.6
 11K
Dragon Hunters (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Luxembourg, Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Dragon Hunters is a fantastic tale telling the adventures of two dragon hunters: the world has become a vast conglomerate of islands of varying size and shape. This babbling universe is mainly peopled with ruthless rogues, surly peasants and ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, atmospheric, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dragon, misfit partners, adventure, obsessive quest, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, danger, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, adventurer, rescue ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.7
 102K
Ponyo (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The son of a sailor, 5-year old Sosuke lives a quiet life on an oceanside cliff with his mother Lisa. One fateful day, he finds a beautiful goldfish trapped in a bottle on the beach and upon rescuing her, names her Ponyo. But she is no ordinary ...
Style: touching, semi serious, fairy tale, sweet, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: fish, friendship, imaginary kingdom, transformation, adventure, princess, family, ocean or sea, magic, obsessive quest, runaway, magical ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, seaport, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 216K
Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five - Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey. But Po’s new life of awesomeness is threatened by the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, funny, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, mentor, master warrior, adventure, family, goofy hero, danger, chosen one, deadly weapon, threat, warrior, villain ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 11K
The Hobbit (1977)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Bilbo Baggins the Hobbit was just minding his own business, when his occasional visitor Gandalf the Wizard drops in one night. One by one, a whole group of dwarves drop in, and before he knows it, Bilbo has joined their quest to reclaim their ...
Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, semi serious, scary ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: dwarf, dragon, supernatural ability, adventure, good versus evil, adventurer, family, master villain, magic, young heroes, rescue, friendship ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 49K
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: good versus evil, family, adventure, friendship, young heroes, escapades, fish out of water, danger, disorder, prejudice, orphan, fantasy world ...
Time: victorian
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.9
 534K
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, not serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: opposites attract, princess, reluctant partners, swamp, dragon, love and romance, friendship, magic, ogre, adventure, odd couple, courage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.0
 242K
Shrek the Third (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The King of Far Far Away has died and Shrek and Fiona are to become King & Queen. However, Shrek wants to return to his cozy swamp and live in peace and quiet, so when he finds out there is another heir to the throne, they set off to bring ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: date night, family outing, preschoolers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: prince, dragon, imaginary kingdom, princess, rescue, donkey, kingdom, shipwreck, ship, ogre, adventure, cat ...
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.5
 379K
Ice Age (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: With the impending ice age almost upon them, a mismatched trio of prehistoric critters – Manny the woolly mammoth, Diego the saber-toothed tiger and Sid the giant sloth – find an orphaned infant and decide to return it to its human parents. ...
Style: humorous, touching, entertaining, sweet, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: adventure, family, rescue, odd couple, friendship, squirrel, ice, creature, ice age, missing child, unlikely friendships, life risking ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, prehistoric, stone age
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: scientist, friendship, food, island, inventor, adventure, family, technology gone awry, chaos and mayhem, save the day, danger, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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