Movies like Descendants

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Descendants (2015)
 6.2
 21K
Descendants (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A present-day idyllic kingdom where the benevolent teenage son of King Adam and Queen Belle offers a chance of redemption for the troublemaking offspring of Disney's classic villains: Cruella De Vil (Carlos), Maleficent (Mal), the Evil Queen (Evvie) and Jafar (Jay).
Style: fairy tale, exciting, feel good, humorous, ridiculous, entertaining, semi serious, funny, unusual plot structure, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenager, disney, fairy godmother, teenage protagonist, good versus evil, happy ending, high school, villain, family, imaginary kingdom, island, adventure, witch, destiny, moral dilemma, curses spells and rituals, witchcraft, rivalry, manipulation, redemption, escapades, relationships, life philosophy, revenge, runaway ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california

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Most similar movies to Descendants

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, exciting and fairy tale films with plots about family, teenager, imaginary, magic, fantasy world, witch and adventure mostly in Fantasy, Family and Comedy genres. Some movies like Descendants: Maleficent (2014), Mirror Mirror (2012), Once Upon a Time (2011), Stardust (2007), Zapped (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
 12K
Descendants 2 (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When the pressure to be royal becomes too much for Mal, she returns to the Isle of the Lost where her archenemy Uma, Ursula's daughter, has taken her spot as self-proclaimed queen.
Style: fairy tale, entertaining, exciting, captivating, funny ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: teenager, good versus evil, magic, imaginary kingdom, teenage protagonist, villain, girlfriend, female antagonist, moral dilemma, prom, friendship, high school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
98%
Descendants 3 (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The teenagers of Disney's most infamous villains return to the Isle of the Lost to recruit a new batch of villainous offspring to join them at Auradon Prep.
Style: fairy tale, light, captivating, exciting, colourful
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, villainess, crown, teenager, sword fight, magic, good versus evil, adventure, friendship, romance, disney, princess ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
98%
 6.9
 377K
Maleficent (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The untold story of Disney's most iconic villain from the 1959 classic 'Sleeping Beauty'. A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading ...
Style: fairy tale, dark fantasy, visually appealing, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: witch, disney, princess, fairy, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, magical creature, magical, curse, kingdom ...
Time: 14th century, middle ages
Place: france, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.6
 88K
Mirror Mirror (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After she spends all her money, an evil enchantress queen schemes to marry a handsome, wealthy prince. There's just one problem - he's in love with a beautiful princess, Snow White. Now, joined by seven rebellious dwarves, Snow White ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, ridiculous, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night, kids, chick flick ...
Plot: adventure, evil queen, fall in love, snow white, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, chase, magic, palace, princess, prince, female protagonist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Once Upon a Time (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: There is a town in Maine where every story book character you've ever known is trapped between two worlds, victims of a powerful curse. Only one knows the truth and only one can break the spell. Emma Swan is a 28-year-old bail bonds collector ...
Style: fairy tale, stylized, sentimental, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: magic, power of love, true love, hopes, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, magical, fairy, curses spells and rituals, adventure, friends, fantasy world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: maine, seattle, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 7.6
 274K
Stardust (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens, kids, chick flick ...
Plot: witch, magic, adventure, true love, love and romance, imaginary kingdom, magical, pirate, sword fight, chase, steampunk, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, future, 50s, victorian era, 1850s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 6K
Zapped (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Zoey is a talented dancer whose organized life is rudely disrupted when she moves in with her new step-dad and three step-brothers, until she discovers a dog-training app that can get boys to obey her every command. But she soon learns that it ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: high school, teenager, youth, high school life, teenage life, social relations, wish come true, magic spell, family, step siblings, teen romance, half brother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 5.9
 142K
Into the Woods (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In a woods filled with magic and fairy tale characters, a baker and his wife set out to end the curse put on them by their neighbor, a spiteful witch.
Style: fairy tale, stylized, melancholic, talky, lyrical ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: witch, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, cinderella, moral ambiguity, redemption, vengeance, magic, dancing, broadway ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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5810
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10523
 5.7
 5K
Twitches Too (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Reunited witch twins Camryn and Alex adjust to their new life as supernatural beings while at the same time trying to maintain a normal existence in this sequel to the magical Disney Channel original movie Twitches. But they soon find themselves ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: witch, supernatural, good versus evil, superhuman powers, adventure, disney, magic, family relations, curses spells and rituals, heroes, family, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: This time around Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, along with their pesky cousin Eustace Scrubb find themselves swallowed into a painting and on to a fantastic Narnian ship headed for the very edges of the world.
Style: visually appealing, captivating, entertaining, fairy tale, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, obsessive quest, parallel universe, wizards, fantasy world, witch, family, adventure, dragon, female warrior, alternate world, magic ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 127K
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: fairy tale, exciting, serious, epic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, chosen one, adventure, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, supernatural ability, young heroes, legends and myths, fantasy world, good versus evil, destiny, medieval ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Nanny McPhee appears at the door of a harried young mother, Mrs. Isabel Green, who is trying to run the family farm while her husband is away at war. But once she’s arrived, Nanny McPhee discovers that the children are fighting a war of their own ...
Style: captivating, touching, humorous, surreal, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: nanny, world war two, countryside, magic, mischievous children, family, children, witch, wartime life, farm, destiny, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.9
 142K
Hocus Pocus (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After 300 years of slumber, three sister witches are accidentally resurrected in Salem on Halloween night, and it us up to three kids and their newfound feline friend to put an end to the witches' reign of terror once and for all.
Style: fairy tale, sweet, feel good, scary, sexy ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, girls' night, date night ...
Plot: witch, halloween, magic, supernatural, cat, teenage life, halloween party, disney, sisters, resurrection, witchcraft, spell ...
Time: year 1993, 90s, 20th century, 18th century, 17th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Every Witch Way (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows 14-year-old Emma Alonso, as she moves to Miami and her life turns upside-down. Not only does she discover that she is a witch, she also has a crush on the boy next door, Daniel. But Daniel’s ex-girlfriend Maddie, who is an ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light, captivating
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: high school, teenage love, supernatural ability, witch, fall in love, magic, family, high school life, chosen one, youth, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Teen Beach Movie (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Cowabunga! Catch a perfect wave of fun in the sun, splashed with excitement, surprises and budding romance. Life's a beach for surfers Brady (Ross Lynch) and McKenzie (Maia Mitchell) – until a rogue wave magically transports them inside the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, sentimental
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, summer, surfing, teenager, beach, rivalry, getting home, surfer, self confidence, disney, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Halloweentown High (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Marnie Piper prepares to begin a new school year, she asks the Halloweentown Hot Witches' Council to work toward openness between Halloweentown and the mortal world. She proposes to bring a group of Halloweentown students to her own high school ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, stylized, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, date night ...
Plot: halloween, witch, magic, supernatural, witchcraft, friends, hereditary gift of witchcraft, disney, monster, vengeance, friendship, wizards and magicians ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.0
 47K
Tooth Fairy (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When minor-league hockey player Derek Thompson -- who has a penchant for knocking out his opponents' teeth every time he plays -- disillusions a fan, he is sentenced to a stint for one week as a bona fide, tutu-clad, real-life tooth fairy. ...
Style: light, humorous, funny, feel good, surreal ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, curses spells and rituals, fairy, ice hockey, adventure, transformation, dreams, fantasy world, fish out of water, teenager, supernatural, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 90K
Goosebumps (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After moving to a small town, Zach Cooper finds a silver lining when he meets next door neighbor Hannah, the daughter of bestselling Goosebumps series author R.L. Stine. When Zach unintentionally unleashes real monsters from their manuscripts and ...
Style: exciting, humorous, scary, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, horror for children
Plot: monster, good versus evil, adventure, werewolf, magic, ventriloquist dummy, youth, family, high school, praying mantis, destiny, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: connecticut, maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, entertaining, touching, scenic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: magic, harry potter, witch, friendship, adventure, magical, chosen one, fantasy world, school, boarding school, wizards, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s, year 1981, 90s, 20th century, year 1991 ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 78K
Nanny McPhee (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Widower Cedric Brown hires Nanny McPhee to care for his seven rambunctious children, who have chased away all previous nannies. Taunted by Simon and his siblings, Nanny McPhee uses mystical powers to instill discipline. And when the children's ...
Style: fairy tale, sweet, touching, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: witch, magic, adventure, childhood, nanny, mischievous children, family, family values, parents and children, single father, children, prank ...
Time: edwardian era, 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 88K
Sky High (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a world where superheroes are commonly known and accepted, young Will Stronghold, the son of the Commander and Jetstream, tries to find a balance between being a normal teenager and an extraordinary being.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, exciting, light ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, high school, friendship, young heroes, supernatural ability, family, superhuman powers, heroes, coming of age, best friends, teenage life, children ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Everyone always knew that Max had a wild imagination, but no one believed that his wildest creations -- a boy raised by watchful great white sharks and a girl with the force of a volcano -- were real. Now, these two pint-sized action masters will ...
Style: surreal, feel good, humorous, entertaining, enigmatic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, imaginary kingdom, fantasy becomes reality, adventure, shark, school, fantasy world, imaginary friend, coming of age, young heroes, escapades, chosen one ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sabrina the Teenage Witch (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada, Hungary
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A girl, sent by her parents to live with her two eccentric aunts, finds out on her sixteenth birthday that she is a witch
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, touching, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, family outing
Plot: witch, high school, magic, wizards and magicians, eccentric family, teenage girl, supernatural ability, aunt niece relationship, teenager, teenage life, friends, social relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Hapless museum night watchman Larry Daley must help his living, breathing exhibit friends out of a pickle now that they've been transferred to the archives at the Smithsonian Institution. Larry's (mis)adventures this time include close ...
Style: funny, entertaining, humorous, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, objects come to life, chase, dinosaur, museum, curses spells and rituals, goofy hero, magic, escapades, imagination, artifact, monkey ...
Time: 21st century, 1940s, stone age, 1930s, contemporary
Place: egypt, usa, washington d.c., manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 347K
Jumanji (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When siblings Judy and Peter discover an enchanted board game that opens the door to a magical world, they unwittingly invite Alan -- an adult who's been trapped inside the game for 26 years -- into their living room. Alan's only hope for ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: adventure, jungle, family, childhood, board game, time travel, fantasy world, monkey, animals, disappearance, getting home, magic ...
Time: 20th century, year 1969, year 1995, 19th century, 90s ...
Place: new hampshire, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.7
 9K
Cinderella (1997)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Updated version of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical of the classic fairy-tale, with an all-star, multi-racial cast.
Style: fairy tale, sexy, light, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, preschoolers, family outing ...
Plot: cinderella, cinderella story, magic, women, music, princess, witch, interracial love, childhood, brutality, first contact, catastrophe ...
Time: 18th century, 1930s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville. In Whoville, live the Whos, an almost mutated sort of Munchkin-like people. All the Whos love Christmas, yet just outside of their beloved Whoville lives the Grinch. The Grinch is a nasty ...
Style: fairy tale, funny, feel good, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, holiday, santa claus, imaginary kingdom, family, dog, villain turns good, magic, surrealism, silly humor, farce, thief ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Bedtime Stories (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Skeeter Bronson is a down-on-his-luck guy who's always telling bedtime stories to his niece and nephew. But his life is turned upside down when the fantastical stories he makes up for entertainment inexplicably turn into reality. Can a ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, funny, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: miraculous event, wish come true, disney, family, nothing goes right, life turned upside down, imaginary kingdom, imagination, adventure, escapades, disorder, children ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, year 2008, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: fantasy world, witch, good versus evil, adventure, legends and myths, imaginary kingdom, magic, parallel world, magical, family, talking animals, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, future, 20th century, year 1940
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Oscar Diggs, a small-time circus illusionist and con-artist, is whisked from Kansas to the Land of Oz where the inhabitants assume he's the great wizard of prophecy, there to save Oz from the clutches of evil.
Style: fairy tale, light, colourful, entertaining, visually appealing ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night, teens, pre-teens ...
Plot: adventure, witch, magic, imaginary kingdom, wizards, magic trick, good versus evil, disney, wizards and magicians, prophecy, transformation, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%