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Pokemon: Mewtwo Returns (2000)
 6.5
 3K
Pokemon: Mewtwo Returns (2000)
Original name: ミュウツー!我ハココニ在リ
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In this direct-to-video sequel to Pokémon: The First Movie, Ash, Misty, and Brock continue exploring the Johto region, then have to rescue Pikachu after Jessie and James of Team Rocket kidnap him. The search leads them to the hidden plateau where Mewtwo has established a haven for the cloned Pokémon from the previous film. The evil Giovanni is plotting to recapture Mewtwo and renew his efforts to create an army of bio-engineered Pokémon. Aided by the reluctant Meowth, Ash and his friends defeat Giovanni and his henchman.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, stylized
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: heroes, obsessive quest, imaginary, family, friends, imaginary kingdom, danger, heroic mission, rivalry, daring rescue, pokemon, adventure, legends and myths, escapades, silly humor, cat, friendship, clones, betrayal, capture, honor, talking cat, hat, cabin, black hair ...
Time: 2000s

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Most similar movies to Pokemon: Mewtwo Returns

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, exciting and stylized films with plots about heroes, adventure, escapades, rivalry, danger, imaginary and family mostly in Animation, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Pokemon: Mewtwo Returns: Pokemon (1997), Pokemon: Jirachi - Wish Maker (2003), Pokemon Heroes (2002), Pokemon (1997), Pokemon: Power of One (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 36K
Pokemon (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Ash aspires to be the greatest Pokémon (pocket monster) trainer in the world. To do this, he enlists the help of many friends, and his own Pokémon, Pikachu. Together, they must search their world for new Pokémon, while avoiding the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized
Audience: preschoolers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, pokemon, heroes, rivalry, team, battles, contests and competitions, villain, childhood, underdog, supernatural power ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, 1990s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pokemon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the legendary past, before Poké Balls were made; an aura-guiding hero Pokémon named Lucario sensed two groups of armies about to clash, and a threat of a massive war in front of Cameron Palace in Kanto that would leave no survivors. He ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: pokemon, adventure, good versus evil, imaginary, best friends, danger, rescue, obsessive quest, contests and competitions, friendship, heroic mission, superhero ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pokemon: Jirachi - Wish Maker (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Ash, Pikachu and friends (minus Misty) were visiting a festival celebrating the appearance of a comet when they stumble upon a mysterious rock-like crystal...
Style: semi serious, exciting, feel good, light, humorous
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, obsessive quest, heroic mission, rivalry, young heroes, imaginary, dragon, heroes, imaginary kingdom, save the world, supernatural power ...
Time: 2000s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pokemon the Movie: Destiny Deoxys (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A comet bearing a deadly Pokemon creature crash-lands onto Earth, terrorising a nearby high-tech city, where Ash, Pikachu and friends are currently visiting...
Style: exciting, stylized, futuristic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, friendship, contests and competitions, escapades, adventure, obsessive quest, imaginary, pets, danger, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, young heroes ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Pokemon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The adventure explodes into action with the debut of Mewtwo, a bio-engineered Pokemon created from the DNA of Mew, the rarest of all Pokemon. Determined to prove its superiority, Mewtwo lures Ash, Pikachu and others into a Pokemon match like none ...
Style: humorous, twists and turns, semi serious, surprise ending, based on cult tv series ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, imaginary, friends, friendship, good versus evil, cloning, heroes, heroic mission, young heroes, rivalry, danger, supernatural power ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Pokemon Heroes (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Ash, Pikachu and his friends try and stop a pair of thieves hiding out in the canals and alleyways of Alto Mare, the age-old water capital. Joining the adventure are two new legendary Pokémon, a pair of siblings named Latias and Latios, who serve ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, cult film ...
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: pokemon, family, superhero, adventure, friends, treasure hunt, friendship, siblings relations, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, adventurer, gang ...
Time: 2000s, future
Place: japan, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Pokémon: Giratina and the Sky Warrior (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film opens with Shaymin as Dialga appears. Then, in the Reverse or Distortion World Giratina senses Dialga's presence, and flies up to the Real World to capture him. Dialga drinks, just as Giratina's portal opens up. Giratina then ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids
Plot: pokemon, danger, disorder, friendship, imaginary, parallel world, friends, rivalry, master villain, animal training, obsessive quest, ambition ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 27K
Pokemon (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Join Ash Ketchum, accompanied by his partner Pikachu, as he travels through many regions, meets new friends and faces new challenges on his quest to become a Pokémon Master.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: childhood, theft, coach, friendship, heroes, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, adventure, animal training, pets, legends and myths, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Pokemon: Power of One (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ash Ketchum must put his skill to the test when he attempts to save the world from destruction. The Greedy Pokemon collector Lawrence III throws the universe into chaos after disrupting the balance of nature by capturing one of the Pokemon birds ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, based on cult tv series, melancholic, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens
Plot: collector, pokemon, ship, island, save the world, adventure, catastrophe, androids and robots, obsessive quest, chases and races, heroic mission, friendship ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 2000s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Dragon Ball GT: A Hero's Legacy (1997)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Son Goku Jr. is the grand-grandson of the legendary warrior Son Goku, unlike his predecessor he's not a brave fighter. He's constantly picked on by school bullies, his grandmother Pan sees this and she's worried, but even tough Goku ...
Style: feel good, stylized, suspenseful, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: battles, escapades, young heroes, family, master villain, supernatural, heroes, obsessive quest, adventure, supernatural ability, imaginary, healing power ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Legend of Sarila (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three young Inuits set off in search of a promised land to save their clan from starvation.
Style: captivating, sentimental, serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: legends and myths, heroic mission, good versus evil, obsessive quest, save the day, rivalry, wilderness, escapades, danger, secret place, dirty old man, heroes ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Bionicle 2: Legends of Metru Nui (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Denmark
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In the time before time, six unlikely Matoran find themselves transformed into mighty Toa. The new Toa Metru must prove themselves as true heroes, find the missing Toa Lhikan, and uncover a plot that threatens the heart of Metru Nui.
Style: exciting, serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: space and aliens, leadership, family, rivalry, good versus evil, daring rescue, friendship, danger, chases and races, race against time, heroic mission, save the world ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Winx Club: The Mystery of the Abyss (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The archenemies of the Winx Club, the Trix witches, team up with the evil nymph Politea and find out that, to defeat the fairies once and for all and become invincible, it takes very little: a Pearl hidden in the Deep of the Infinite Ocean! As small ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating, stylized
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: fairy, friendship, daring rescue, good versus evil, supernatural ability, adventure, escapades, imaginary kingdom, danger, imaginary, rivalry, computer animation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Yu-Gi-Oh! is a 1998 Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation and Bandai based on chapters 1-59 of the manga of the same name written by Kazuki Takahashi. The series aired on TV Asahi between April 4, 1998, and October 10, 1998. An ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: duel, artifact, adventure, heroic mission, ancient mystery, supernatural ability, good versus evil, riddles and clues, mind control, rivalry, imaginary, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.6
 12K
Dragon Hunters (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, 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, exciting, stylized, atmospheric
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: dragon, save the world, adventurer, knight, adventure, imaginary, heroic mission, obsessive quest, danger, rivalry, heroes, good versus evil ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 2.6
 640
Freedom Force (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Peru, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: There is a plot under way to change the course of history. Four kids are chosen to be the Freedom Force—a gang of unlikely heroes who travel through time to change the outcome of sacred stories.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, heroic mission, youth, escapades, obsessive quest, imaginary, time travel, friendship, best friend, young heroes, save the day ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Movie (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After the conclusion of the Battle City Tournament, deep below the sands of Egypt, an ancient evil has awakened. Anubis, who was defeated centuries ago by Yugi’s mysterious alter ego – the ancient Pharaoh – has returned for revenge. Wielding ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, intense, idiotic ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: good versus evil, battles, friendship, save the world, monster, imaginary, fight, adventure, teenage life, heroic mission, young heroes, secret identity ...
Time: future
Place: egypt, asia, japan, middle east, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young athlete whose running days might be behind her, a compulsive liar, a shy researcher, a bitter old woman, and a little girl with a big secret—the only thing they have in common is the annual Wind Festival in Fula City. The festival ...
Style: captivating, exciting, sincere, light, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: pokemon, friends, friendship, obsessive quest, good versus evil, danger, youth, rivalry, young heroes, heroes, imaginary, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Twice Upon a Time (1983)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two wannabe heroes and their friends must stop a madman from giving everyone nightmares.
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, surreal, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, imaginary, rescue, adventure, imaginary kingdom, disorder, heroes, escapades, danger, journey, prankster, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog (1993)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Italy, Spain
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog is an American animated series based on the Sega video game franchise Sonic the Hedgehog. It was first broadcast in September 1993. It follows the adventures of the titular character Sonic the Hedgehog, and his ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, humorous, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: escapades, adventure, imaginary, rivalry, family, space and aliens, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, alien encounter, animal life, friends, evil alien ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Digimon: The Movie (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The first story focused on Tai and Kari Kamiya four years before their adventure in the Digital World. It shows their first encounter with Digimon and what happened to them (as well as the other children). Tai and Kari wake one morning to find a ...
Style: humorous, melancholic, road movie, surreal, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, friendship, monster, danger, heroes, heroic mission, save the world, young heroes, rivalry, rescue, androids and robots ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.2
 2K
Back to Gaya (2004)
Genre: Fantasy, Animation
Country: Germany, Spain, UK, Brazil, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The beautiful world of Gaya is home to a community of creatures, known as the Snurks, who are much smaller than humans, but who have an uncanny resemblance to them. But the Snurks are facing imminent danger. Someone has stolen the magic stone called ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, obsessive quest, save the day, heroic mission, danger, escapades, family, teaching the ways of the world, rivalry, computer animation, heroes, family life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Sonic the Hedgehog: The Movie (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sonic's arch nemesis Dr. Robotnik has been banished from the Land of Darkness by an evil Metal Robotnik. The devious doctor tells Sonic that the Robot Generator has been sabotaged and will blow Planet Freedom to kingdom come. But it's not ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, cult film
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: race against time, anthropomorphism, adventure, rescue, mad scientist, master villain, chases and races, evil alien, rivalry, heroes, imaginary, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Hercules and Xena - The Animated Movie: The Battle for Mount Olympus (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mighty Zeus brings Hercules' mother, Alcmene, to Mount Olympus, and Hercules, believing she has been kidnapped, leads a rescue mission to save her. Zeus' jealous wife, Hera, decides that it should now be her time to rule the universe. Hera ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens, family outing
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, escapades, danger, hercules, supernatural ability, adventure, imaginary, rivalry, save the day, superhuman powers, family relations ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.9
 290
DragonBlade (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A town is attacked by a deadly creature, it can only be stopped with the Dragon Blade. The one person who knows where the blade is won't tell Lang, and even if he did, untold peril will fall on anyone who dares to find this legendary weapon.
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, entertaining, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, obsessive quest, heroic mission, daring rescue, ancient mystery, rivalry, escapades, deadly creature, heroes, wizards and magicians, imaginary ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Pokémon: The Rise of Darkrai (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ash and friends (this time accompanied by newcomer Dawn) arrive at an idyllic village on their way to their next Pokemon contest, where chaos will soon erupt with the prophecy of two Pokemon Gods (Dialga and Palkia) and the arrival of a mysterious, ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, captivating, humorous, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: pokemon, save the day, heroic mission, adventure, young heroes, heroes, escapades, danger, imaginary, mysterious character, contests and competitions, rivalry ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A little boy whose dreams transcend reality is sucked into his own fantasy, which is everything he has dreamed of, until he unleashes an old secret that may not only destroy this perfect dream world but reality itself.
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: adventure, family, imaginary, good versus evil, danger, master villain, rivalry, heroes, escapades, young heroes, daring rescue, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 4K
Yu-Gi-Oh! GX (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Ten years after the Ceremonial Battle, a teenage boy named Yuuki Judai heads off in order to join the Duelist Yousei School located on a remote island off the coast of Japan. There he meets his fellow students and gains a few friends, along with ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, futuristic, stylized
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, young heroes, monster, supernatural, good versus evil, escapades, danger, rivalry, contests and competitions, imaginary, cards, duel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: imaginary kingdom, young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, friendship, family relations, disorder, rescue, escapades, imaginary, good versus evil, danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Azur & Asmar: The Princes' Quest (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium, Spain, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Once upon a time there were two children nursed by same woman. Azur, a blonde, blue-eyed son of a noblewoman and Asmar, the dark skinned and dark-eyed child of the nurse. As kids, they fought and loved each other as brothers do. As grown ups, they ...
Style: fairy tale, stylized, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, imaginary kingdom, genie, imaginary, family, obsessive quest, wish come true, curses spells and rituals, orphan, heroes, friends, siblings relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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