Movies like Descendants

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Descendants (2015)
 6.4
 18K
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, semi serious, ridiculous, entertaining, clever, visually appealing, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: good versus evil, disney, happy ending, teenage protagonist, witch, villain, fairy godmother, high school, imaginary kingdom, adventure, danger, imaginary, moral dilemma, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, family, teenager, witchcraft, island, destiny, redemption, escapades, manipulation, vengeance, master villain ...
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, semi serious, fairy tale and exciting films with plots about family, imaginary, magic, witch, danger, adventure and good versus evil mostly in Fantasy, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Descendants: Maleficent (2014), Mirror Mirror (2012), Zapped (2014), Once Upon a Time (2011), Eragon (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 10K
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, lyrical
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, teenage protagonist, magic, villain, good versus evil, teenager, girlfriend, moral dilemma, friendship, relationships, evil, music ...
⇓ 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: light, captivating, exciting, fairy tale, colourful
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, villainess, crown, sword fight, adventure, good versus evil, friendship, talking dog, magic, teenagers, romance, teenager ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
98%
 7.0
 359K
Maleficent (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
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, captivating, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: fairy, witch, magical, fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, princess, disney, imaginary, villain, heroine ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe, scotland, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.6
 86K
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, humorous, twists and turns, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, date night, preschoolers, girls' night, teens
Plot: evil queen, snow white, prince, adventure, imaginary kingdom, fall in love, imaginary, save the day, beast, danger, cinderella story, evil stepmother ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 5K
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, feel good, light ...
Audience: teen comedy, family outing
Plot: high school, teenage life, high school life, youth, wish come true, social relations, imaginary, family, teen romance, teenager, step siblings, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, dark fantasy, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: friendship, wizards and magicians, fantasy world, chosen one, good versus evil, school, magic, supernatural ability, magical, witch, wizards, boarding school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1991, year 1992, 90s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, twists and turns, sentimental, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, magical, good versus evil, princess, fairy, magic, power of love, legends and myths, adventure, imaginary, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 5.1
 124K
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, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, fantasy world, legends and myths, young heroes, adventure, chosen one, good versus evil, heroic mission, imaginary, battles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 5K
Twitches Too (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, 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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: witch, good versus evil, hereditary gift of witchcraft, superhuman powers, adventure, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, danger, heroes, supernatural, escapades, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Balthazar Blake is a master sorcerer in modern-day Manhattan trying to defend the city from his arch-nemesis, Maxim Horvath. Balthazar can't do it alone, so he recruits Dave Stutler, a seemingly average guy who demonstrates hidden potential, as ...
Style: exciting, gothic, stylized, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, magical, magic, training, curses spells and rituals, apprentice, sorcerer, adventure, supernatural ability, sorceress ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages, 8th century, year 2000 ...
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, india, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.9
 137K
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, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, in the woods, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, good versus evil, curse, forest, cinderella, prince, lost in the woods ...
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.0
 325K
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, offbeat, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids, horror for children
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, board game, jungle, mischievous children, childhood, parallel world, getting home, disappearance, magic, danger, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 19th century, 60s, year 1995 ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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, semi serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: nanny, countryside, family, mischievous children, farm, world war two, save the day, objects come to life, imaginary, family relations, disorder, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, good versus evil, witch, legends and myths, magical, parallel world, adventure, self sacrifice, talking animals, heroes, family ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, semi serious, humorous, light, sentimental
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, summer, rivalry, surfer, parallel world, time travel, self confidence, disorder, getting home, dancing, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1962, 21st century ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 108K
Hocus Pocus (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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, humorous, sweet, offbeat, light ...
Audience: date night, horror for children, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: halloween, witch, magic, witches, teenage life, supernatural, wizards and magicians, immortality, resurrection, cat, halloween party, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 18th century, year 1993, 1990s ...
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, captivating, light
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: high school, teenage love, supernatural ability, fall in love, family relations, family, high school life, chosen one, youth, love and romance, imaginary, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, tv series pilot ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, family outing, kids, girls' night ...
Plot: wizards and magicians, high school, hereditary gift of witchcraft, magic, witch, teenager, eccentric family, supernatural ability, aunt niece relationship, teenage witch, teenage life, secret ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.3
 85K
Goosebumps (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia, Canada
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, semi serious, scary, entertaining ...
Audience: horror for children, pre-teens, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: teenagers, monster, magic, good versus evil, adventure, werewolf, book, youth, imaginary, fantasy world, escapades, ventriloquist dummy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, serious, epic, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, obsessive quest, witch, fantasy world, good versus evil, wizards, dragon, prince, family, quest, female warrior, adventure ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, humorous, feel good, stylized, offbeat
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, date night, pre-teens ...
Plot: halloween, hereditary gift of witchcraft, magic, witchcraft, witch, friends, supernatural, wizards and magicians, friendship, vengeance, imaginary, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.6
 264K
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, captivating, feel good, romantic, light ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: witch, imaginary kingdom, magic, fall in love, true love, adventure, magical, imaginary, witches, curses spells and rituals, pirate, supernatural ability ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1800s, 1850s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 106K
Scooby-Doo (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Mystery Inc. gang have gone their separate ways and have been apart for two years, until they each receive an invitation to Spooky Island. Not knowing that the others have also been invited, they show up and discover an amusement park that ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, twist ending, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: amateur detective, adventure, resort, teenage life, heroes, monster, youth, friendship, gang, crimes, partners against crime, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 6.6
 72K
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, touching, sweet, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: witch, nanny, mischievous children, family relations, curses spells and rituals, childhood, magic, parents and children, bully, family, family values, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 4K
Snow White (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Snow White's mother dies during childbirth, leaving baby Snow and father John for dead on an icy field, who then receives a visit from one of Satan's representatives, granting him three wishes.
Style: fairy tale, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: snow white, adventure, good versus evil, romance, leadership, danger, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, parents and children, evil witch, curses spells and rituals, magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
Return to Halloweentown (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: As Halloweentown prepares to celebrate its 1,000th anniversary, Marnie Piper and her brother Dylan return to Witch University, where trouble is in session from the Sinister Sisters and from someone who's plotting to use Marnie's powers for ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: witch, halloween, heroic mission, magic, college, adventure, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, mysterious character, youth, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, circus, wizards, adventure, magic, magic trick, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, prophecy, illusion, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Halloweentown II: Kalabar's Revenge (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The Cromwell clan live in the real world, except for their grandmother who lives in Halloweentown, a place where monsters go to escape reality. But now the son of the Cromwells' old enemy Kalabar has a plan to use the grandmother's book to ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, horror for children
Plot: hereditary gift of witchcraft, warlock, witch, magic, halloween, adventure, heroes, friends, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Hansel and Gretel (1987)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Hansel and Gretel tells the tale of two young children driven from home by their scolding mother. Losing their way in the dark forest they stumble upon the cottage of a kindly old woman. But is this kindly old woman everything she seems...?
Style: fairy tale, humorous, stylized, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: forest, curses spells and rituals, adventure, youth, siblings relations, wizards and magicians, danger, escapades, evil witch, parents and children, in the woods, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 408
The Snow Queen (2005)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 56 min.
Story: When Gerda befriends penniless Kay their growing friendship is cut short as one cold winter night a fragment of glass pierces Kay's eye, turning his heart cold. Enchanted by the Snow Queen he is swept away on her chariot over the glittering ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, captivating, sincere
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, rescue, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, hopes, danger, escapades, youth, rivalry, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%