Movies like Song of the Sea

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Song of the Sea (2014)
 8.0
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Song of the Sea (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Ireland, Denmark, Belgium, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of the last Seal Child’s journey home. After their mother’s disappearance, Ben and Saoirse are sent to live with Granny in the city. When they resolve to return to their home by the sea, their journey becomes a race against time as they are drawn into a world Ben knows only from his mother’s folktales. But this is no bedtime story; these fairy folk have been in our world far too long. It soon becomes clear to Ben that Saoirse is the key to their survival.
Style: touching, colourful, captivating, fairy tale, emotional, stylized, lyrical, sweet, surreal, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, mythical creature, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, lighthouse, supernatural, legends and myths, getting home, lighthouse keeper, celtic, secrets, ocean, folklore, obsessive quest, children, escapades, dog, race against time, self discovery, bittersweet, seal the animal, heroes, youth, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, japan, tokyo

Most similar movies to Song of the Sea

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out fairy tale, stylized, light and visually appealing films with plots about adventure, imaginary, fantasy world, family, storytelling, friendship and transformation mostly in Family, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Song of the Sea: The Secret of Kells (2009), Spirited Away (2001), Wolfwalkers (2020), Howl's Moving Castle (2004), Ponyo (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Secret of Kells (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Ireland, Belgium, France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Adventure awaits 12 year old Brendan who must fight Vikings and a serpent god to find a crystal and complete the legendary Book of Kells. In order to finish Brother Aiden's book, Brendan must overcome his deepest fears on a secret quest that ...
Style: stylized, exciting, fairy tale, serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, fairy, legends and myths, good versus evil, monastery, heroic mission, self discovery, monk, forest, sea monster, obsessive quest, young heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 730K
Spirited Away (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A young girl, Chihiro, becomes trapped in a strange new world of spirits. When her parents undergo a mysterious transformation, she must call upon the courage she never knew she had to free her family.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, colourful, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: parallel world, witch, fantasy world, ghost, adventure, dragon, friendship, rescue, surrealism, creature, philosophy, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 8.0
 30K
Wolfwalkers (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Ireland, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In a time of superstition and magic, when wolves are seen as demonic and nature an evil to be tamed, a young apprentice hunter comes to Ireland with her father to wipe out the last pack. But when she saves a wild native girl, their friendship leads ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, sentimental, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: wolf, friendship, celtic, father daughter relationship, folklore, family relations, hunter, lone wolves, courage, legends and myths, happy ending, human animal relationship ...
Time: 17th century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When Sophie, a shy young woman, is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking home.
Style: touching, fairy tale, atmospheric, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: self discovery, witch, adventure, supernatural ability, wizards and magicians, steampunk, curses spells and rituals, magical, fantasy world, love and romance, demon, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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 7.6
 139K
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, sweet, scenic, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: mermaid, magical, obsessive quest, princess, fish, adventure, friendship, transformation, wish come true, imaginary kingdom, magic, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The little prince (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Canada, Italy, USA, China
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: fairy tale, stylized, colourful, touching, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, little boy, friends, philosophy, life philosophy, self discovery, surrealism, escapades, little girl, social differences, imaginary kingdom, prince ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two sisters move to the country with their father in order to be closer to their hospitalized mother, and discover the surrounding trees are inhabited by Totoros, magical spirits of the forest. When the youngest runs away from home, the older sister ...
Style: feel good, atmospheric, sweet, fairy tale, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: countryside, magical, friendship, adventure, teaching the ways of the world, family, parents and children, legends and myths, unlikely friendships, young heroes, supernatural, siblings relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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 2K
Nocturna (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In the aging orphanage the days pass very uneventfully, but the nights are something quite different; at least for Tim they are. The light reflected from the stars is the only cure for his fear of the dark. One night this fear leads him to the ...
Style: surreal, exciting, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, adventure, escapades, escape from reality, rivalry, mysterious character, sleeping, overcoming, mysterious place, orphan, cat, fairy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Breadwinner (2017)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, War
Country: Ireland, Canada, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A headstrong young girl in Afghanistan, ruled by the Taliban, disguises herself as a boy in order to provide for her family.
Style: sad, heartbreaking, rough, suspense, sincere ...
Plot: disguise, poverty, father daughter relationship, imprisonment, taliban, sexism, prison, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, arranged marriage, civil war, friendship ...
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: When a sprite named Crysta shrinks a human boy, Zak, down to her size, he vows to help the magical fairy folk stop a greedy logging company from destroying their home, the pristine rainforest known as FernGully. Zak and his new friends fight to ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, colourful, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: fairy, adventure, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, contamination, environment, forest, toxic, magic, jungle, righting the wronged, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Rise of the Guardians (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs and imagination of children all over the world.
Style: exciting, touching, witty, fairy tale, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: fairy, good versus evil, christmas, childhood, adventure, holiday, legends and myths, belief, santa claus, friendship, dreams, save the world ...
Place: new york, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Secret World of Arrietty (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, 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, colourful, scenic, emotional, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: friendship, family, mysterious character, midget, adventure, magical, friends, daring rescue, little people, parallel world, childhood, maid ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Scotland 1874, Jack is born on the coldest day ever. Because of the extreme cold, his heart stops beating. The responsible midwife in Edinburgh finds a way to save him by replacing his heart with a clock. So he lives and remains under the ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, stylized, feel good, surreal ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: love and romance, adventure, true love, obsessive quest, heroes, escapades, romance, young heroes, relationships, youth, loneliness, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, edinburgh scotland, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 8.1
 44K
Wolf Children (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After her werewolf lover unexpectedly dies in an accident, a woman must find a way to raise the son and daughter that she had with him. However, their inheritance of their father's traits prove to be a challenge for her.
Style: heartbreaking, atmospheric, sweet, sentimental, colourful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: werewolf, childhood, family relations, wolf, single mother, parents and children, social relations, school, supernatural, love, female werewolf, breast feeding ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Secret of Roan Inish (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 10-year-old Fiona is sent to live with her grandparents in a small fishing village in Donegal, Ireland. She soon learns the local legend that an ancestor of hers married a Selkie - a seal who can turn into a human. Years earlier, her baby brother ...
Style: touching, sentimental, scenic, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: island, friendship, seal the animal, ancient mystery, legend, family, adventure, young heroes, social relations, riddles and clues, fishing boat, children ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1946
Place: ireland, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mune: Guardian of the Moon (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a faun named Mune becomes the Guardian of the Moon, little did he had unprepared experience with the Moon and an accident that could put both the Moon and the Sun in danger, including a corrupt titan named Necross who wants the Sun for himself ...
Style: sweet, light, fairy tale, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: adventure, moon, save the world, good versus evil, chosen one, friendship, love and romance, journey, talking animals, sun, fantasy world, beautiful scenery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 401K
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: fairy tale, light, humorous, touching, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: disney, princess, happy ending, witch, adventure, queen, family, kingdom, archery, courage, magical, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Kiki's Delivery Service (1989)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young witch, on her mandatory year of independent life, finds fitting into a new community difficult while she supports herself by running an air courier service.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, colourful, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: witch, self discovery, adventure, friendship, young heroes, supernatural ability, coming of age, cat, friends, wizards and magicians, talking animals, talking cat ...
Place: europe, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA, Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Max imagines running away from his mom and sailing to a far-off land where large talking beasts -- Ira, Carol, Douglas, the Bull, Judith and Alexander -- crown him as their king, play rumpus, build forts and discover secret hideaways.
Style: stylized, touching, emotional, captivating, talky ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, creature, mischievous children, loneliness, fantasy world, anger, magical, adventure, childhood, monster, journey, young heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.1
 126K
Eragon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Hungary
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In his homeland of Alagaesia, a farm boy happens upon a dragon's egg -- a discovery that leads him on a predestined journey where he realized he's the one person who can defend his home against an evil king.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, fairy tale, stylized ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, supernatural ability, young heroes, legends and myths, chosen one, adventure, heroic mission, good versus evil, battles, mythical creature ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he ...
Style: exciting, fairy tale, touching, twists and turns, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: friendship, fantasy world, wizards and magicians, chosen one, magic, school, supernatural ability, magical, witch, good versus evil, wizards, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1992, year 1991, year 1981 ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Jack and the Beanstalk (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A fairy tale character who is about to flunk out of fairy tale school, Jack must perform a heroic deed by Monday or fail miserably, just like his father before him. Anxious to make good, Jack sells his C.O.W. (Computer of Wonder) for a handful of ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, giant, young heroes, escapades, youth, legends and myths, disorder, friends, family, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A boy's life is turned upside down when he learns that he is the last of a group of immortal warriors who have dedicated their lives to fighting the forces of the dark.
Style: exciting, light, epic, intense, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural ability, chosen one, save the world, heroic mission, heroes, time travel, adventure, destiny, fight, parallel world, hopes ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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Inkheart (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, UK, USA, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The adventures of a father and his young daughter, in their search for a long lost book that will help reunite a missing, close relative.
Style: touching, dark fantasy, exciting, serious, tense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, horror for children
Plot: adventurer, adventure, wizards, fictional reality, family, young heroes, parents and children, family relations, writers, fantasy becomes reality, disappearance, father daughter relationship ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.8
 72K
Peter Pan (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbuckling and the fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become the heroes of an even greater story, when Peter Pan flies into ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, captivating, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: fairy, fantasy world, first love, imaginary kingdom, childhood, adventure, pirate, young heroes, captain, magic, mermaid, boy ...
Time: 20th century
Place: london, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Czech Republic, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: One of puppet-maker Geppetto's creations comes magically to life. This puppet, Pinocchio, has one major desire and that is to become a real boy someday. In order to accomplish this goal he has to learn to act responsibly. This film shows you ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, boy, youth, escapades, mischievous children, coming of age, heroes, disorder, family relations, friends, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
The Neverending Story II: The Next Chapter (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Once again, Bastian is transported to the world of Fantasia which he recently managed to save from destruction. However, the land is now being destroyed by an evil sorceress, Xayide, so he must join up with Atreyu and face the Emptiness once more.
Style: fairy tale, feel good, stylized, serious, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, giant, good versus evil, fantasy world, friendship, empress, invisibility, dragon, sorceress, swamp, adventure, family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Mio in the Land of Faraway (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, Soviet Union, Norway
Duration: 99 min.
Story: They're two best friends, a million miles from home. On an incredible adventure, beyond the boundaries of space and time. A fantasy about a lonely boy who is transferred from his dull life with his adoptive parents to the land where his real ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, light, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, good versus evil, friendship, knight, supernatural, heroes, parallel world, hopes, daring rescue, orphan, rivalry ...
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A nine-year-old boy gets a plastic Indian and a cupboard for his birthday and finds himself involved in adventure when the Indian comes to life and befriends him.
Style: touching, clever, light, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, friendship, toy comes to life, adventure, toys, toy soldier, escapades, supernatural ability, parents and children, parallel world, family relations, coming of age ...
Time: 18th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, exciting, epic, scenic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, good versus evil, witch, legends and myths, magical, parallel world, adventure, talking animals, heroes, family, self sacrifice ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1940
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%