Movies like Despicable Me 2

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Despicable Me 2 (2013)
 7.3
 371K
Despicable Me 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, entertaining, exciting, stylized, surprise ending, sweet, visually appealing ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: family, single father, computer animation, spy, adoption, save the world, anti heroes, imaginary, villain, assistant, master villain, female agent, parent child relationship, super villain, scientist, heroes, family relations, parents and children, family life, rivals, anti hero, father daughter relationship, cat, male protagonist, bakery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 2010s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Despicable Me 2

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, entertaining, funny and sweet films with plots about computer animation, family, adventure, talking animals, catastrophe, storytelling and dialogue mostly in Animation, Family and Comedy genres. Some movies like Despicable Me 2: The Croods (2013), The Boss Baby (2017), Megamind (2010), Minions (2015), Minions: The Rise of Gru (2021). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 502K
Despicable Me (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Villainous Gru lives up to his reputation as a despicable, deplorable and downright unlikable guy when he hatches a plan to steal the moon from the sky. But he has a tough time staying on task after three orphans land in his care.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: adoption, orphan, disney, imaginary, family, friendship, supervillain, escapades, super villain, chase, villain, lifestyle change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1960s, 2010s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, north korea, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 194K
The Croods (2013)
Genre: Animation, 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, feel good, exciting, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, family life, family relations, youth, survival, caveman, disney, cave, parents and children, hunting, journey, teen romance ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times, prehistoric, ancient world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 109K
The Boss Baby (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A story about how a new baby's arrival impacts a family, told from the point of view of a delightfully unreliable narrator, a wildly imaginative 7 year old named Tim.
Style: funny, touching, entertaining, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: sibling rivalry, baby, child as adult, family, adventure, imagination, boy, brothers, love, family relations, parenthood, little boy ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 230K
Megamind (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bumbling supervillain Megamind finally defeats his nemesis, the superhero Metro Man. But without a hero, he loses all purpose and must find new meaning to his life.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, exciting, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: superhero, anti hero, good versus evil, anti heroes, superhuman powers, talking animals, rivalry, villain, benign alien, master villain, reporter, villain turns good ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 6.4
 213K
Minions (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world.
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, whimsical, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: imaginary, caveman, family, super villain, vampire, giant, escapades, master and servant, assistant, silly humor, disorder, crimes ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, year 1968, 60s, prehistoric times ...
Place: antarctica, london, england, britain, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Minions: The Rise of Gru (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: France, Japan, USA
Story: The continuation of the adventures of the Minions, always in search of a tyrannical leader.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: disorder, kids and family, mad scientist, super villain, assistant, heroes, family, escapades, adventure, crimes, imaginary, police ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 38K
The Smurfs 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, France, Canada, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The evil wizard Gargamel creates a couple of mischievous Smurf-like creatures called the Naughties that he hopes will let him harness the all-powerful, magical Smurf-essence. But when he discovers that only a real Smurf can give him what he wants, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sweet, entertaining, whimsical ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens ...
Plot: rescue, family, farce, imaginary, disorder, kidnapping, chase, danger, good versus evil, chases and races, escapades, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes.
Style: entertaining, funny, light, colourful, sweet ...
Audience: kids
Plot: dog, animals, talking animals, cat, chihuahua, chase, rabbit, disney, friendship, children, adventure, anthropomorphism ...
Place: manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.0
 659K
The Incredibles (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bob Parr has given up his superhero days to log in time as an insurance adjuster and raise his three children with his formerly heroic wife in suburbia. But when he receives a mysterious assignment, it's time to get back into costume.
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, touching, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: superhero, secret identity, heroes, disney, adventure, good versus evil, superhuman powers, family, disguise, family relations, parents and children, rescue ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 60s, 50s, year 1962
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inventor Flint Lockwood creates a machine that makes clouds rain food, enabling the down-and-out citizens of Chewandswallow to feed themselves. But when the falling food reaches gargantuan proportions, Flint must scramble to avert disaster. Can he ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, food, inventor, parents and children, technology gone awry, mad scientist, family, goofy hero, fall in love, inventions and discoveries, unsupportive parent, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: feel good, light, colourful, funny, humorous ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, toddlers
Plot: talking animals, adventure, determination, friendship, jungle, elephant, rescue, friends, fantasy world, family, goofy hero, save the day ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.7
 27K
The Nut Job (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: Canada, South Korea, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Surly, a curmudgeon, independent squirrel is banished from his park and forced to survive in the city. Lucky for him, he stumbles on the one thing that may be able to save his life, and the rest of park community, as they gear up for winter - ...
Style: not serious, humorous, funny, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: squirrel, friendship, heist, talking animals, crime gone awry, family, friends, animals, unlikely partners, computer animation, fish out of water, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 50s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 382K
Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Wreck-It Ralph is the 9-foot-tall, 643-pound villain of an arcade video game named Fix-It Felix Jr., in which the game's titular hero fixes buildings that Ralph destroys. Wanting to prove he can be a good guy and not just a villain, Ralph ...
Style: sweet, exciting, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: obsessive quest, adventure, heroes, imaginary, villain, car race, nothing goes right, escapades, misfit, danger, goofy hero, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 1990s, 90s ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.4
 31K
Hop (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: E.B., the Easter Bunny's teenage son, heads to Hollywood, determined to become a drummer in a rock 'n' roll band. In LA, he's taken in by Fred after the out-of-work slacker hits E.B. with his car.
Style: humorous, sweet, exciting, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: easter, talking animals, easter bunny, audition, hollywood, desire for fame, ambition, anthropomorphic animal, track down, leaving home, family relations, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Penguins of Madagascar (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private join forces with undercover organization The North Wind to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine from destroying the world as we know it.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, sweet, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, penguins, espionage, friendship, buddies, talking animals, escapades, undercover, heroes, save the world, animal life, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: madagascar, new york, shanghai china, shanghai, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Playing around while aboard a cruise ship, the Chipmunks and Chipettes accidentally go overboard and end up marooned in a tropical paradise. They discover their new turf is not as deserted as it seems.
Style: not serious, humorous, sweet, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens
Plot: island, friends, music band, youth, chipmunk, cruise ship, family, young heroes, children, talking animals, computer animation, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: africa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 99K
Paddington (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a deadly earthquake destroys his home in Peruvian rainforest, a young bear makes his way to England in search of a new home. The bear, dubbed "Paddington" for the london train station, finds shelter with the family of Henry and Mary ...
Style: sweet, touching, humorous, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: family, adventure, children, goofy hero, bear, kids and family, fish out of water, talking animals, anthropomorphic animal, jungle, animals, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, peru, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.8
 412K
Big Hero 6 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
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, touching, feel good, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, disney, robot, heroes, young heroes, superhero, androids and robots, adventure, boy genius, imaginary, child prodigy, friends ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: san francisco, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.6
 92K
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: light, exciting, emotional, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: adventure, friendship, alien, benign alien, imaginary, save the world, disney, family, odd couple, escapades, danger, computer animation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, australia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Hotel Transylvania (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, South Korea, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Welcome to Hotel Transylvania, Dracula's lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up and no humans are allowed. One special weekend, Dracula has invited all his best friends to celebrate his beloved daughter ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, melancholic, absurd ...
Audience: kids, horror for children, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: vampire, hotel, supernatural romance, monster, dracula, monsters, teenage love, father daughter relationship, female vampire, magical creature, odd, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1890s, 2010s, 19th century ...
Place: romania, europe, hawaii, moscow russia, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Escape from Planet Earth (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Astronaut Scorch Supernova finds himself caught in a trap when he responds to an SOS from a notoriously dangerous alien planet.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, psychotronic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: astronaut, disney, spacecraft, rescue, computer animation, evil alien, space and aliens, escape, alien, family, adventure, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.1
 43K
G-Force (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A team of trained secret agent animals, guinea pigs Darwin, Juarez, Blaster, mole Speckles, and fly Mooch takes on a mission for the US government to stop evil Leonard Saber, who plans to destroy the world with household appliances. But the ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, feel good, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, guinea pig, talking animals, special agents, espionage, heroic mission, partners, good versus evil, disney, save the world, animal life, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.2
 169K
Lilo & Stitch (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A lonely Hawaiian girl named Lilo is being raised by her older sister, Nani, after their parents die -- under the watch of social worker Cobra Bubbles. When Lilo adopts a funny-looking dog and names him "Stitch," she doesn't realize ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: disney, adoption, orphan, adventure, friendship, family, teaching the ways of the world, family relations, disorder, heroes, experiment, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: hawaii, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 5.4
 84K
The Smurfs (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Belgium, Canada, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When the evil wizard Gargamel chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village, they tumble from their magical world and into ours -- in fact, smack dab in the middle of Central Park. Just three apples high and stuck in the Big Apple, the Smurfs ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, sweet, exciting, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: chase, good versus evil, blue, family, magic, fish out of water, disorder, friends, curses spells and rituals, adventure, getting home, moon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Mitchells vs. The Machines (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, France
Story: After Katie Mitchell is accepted into the film school of her dreams, her family decides to use this opportunity to drive Katie to school as a road trip. When their plans are interrupted by a tech uprising, the Mitchells realize that they must work ...
Style: feel good, funny, not serious, road movie, realistic ...
Audience: teens, preschoolers, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: road trip, journey, parenthood, father daughter relationship, parents and children, adventure, husband wife relationship, family drama, dog, family relations, family life, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.1
 819K
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Sullivan and Mike Wazowski are monsters, they earn their living scaring children and are the best in the business... even though they're more afraid of the children than they are of them. When a child accidentally enters their world, ...
Style: feel good, sweet, funny, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: friendship, monster, adventure, imaginary, creature, rivalry, parallel world, friends, misfit, invisibility, kidnapping, villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 2.8
 5K
Doogal (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This is the story of Doogal, an adorable candy-loving mutt who goes on a mission to save the world.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, good versus evil, pets, save the world, obsessive quest, heroic mission, escapades, rivalry, animal life, disorder, goofy hero, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Arthur Christmas (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Ireland, France, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Each Christmas, Santa and his vast army of highly trained elves produce gifts and distribute them around the world in one night. However, when one of 600 million children to receive a gift from Santa on Christmas Eve is missed, it is deemed ...
Style: stylized, exciting, humorous, colourful, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, santa claus, holiday, magical, hi-tech, race against time, family, escapades, letter, imaginary, adventure, computer animation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: idaho, toronto ontario canada, mexico, cuba, tanzania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.6
 22K
Open Season 2 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 76 min.
Story: After falling head over hooves in love with Giselle, Elliot's road to the altar takes a slight detour when Mr. Weenie is kidnapped by a group of pampered pets determined to return him to his owners.
Style: humorous, feel good, colourful, funny, not serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, deer, animal life, friendship, escapades, dachshund, bear, talking animals, forest, computer animation, getting home, odd couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, South Korea, Australia, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Burger Beard is a pirate who is in search of the final page of a magical book that makes any evil plan he writes in it come true, which happens to be the Krabby Patty secret formula. When the entire city of Bikini Bottom is put in danger, SpongeBob, ...
Style: surreal, not serious, humorous, captivating, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, superhero, underwater, underwater scene, pirate, fish out of water, ocean, best friends, anthropomorphic animal, goofy hero, good versus evil, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: pacific ocean, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%